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1. Total Hip Arthroplasty with Modular Stem for Dysplastic Hips in South Asian Population

Deepak Gautam; Rajesh Malhotra

Volume 7, Issue 6 , November 2019, , Pages 506-513

Abstract
  Background: Optimum component positioning and orientation is required to optimize the functional result during totalhip arthroplasty for dysplastic hips.Methods: Sixty-two patients (66 hips) including 33 males and 29 females underwent total hip arthroplasty usingmodular stem prosthesis at an average ...  Read More

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2. Sterile Parts of Operating Gown during Lower Limb Joint Replacement Surgery

Mohamad Qoreishi; Mohammadreza Abbasian; Farshad Safdari

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 354-359

Abstract
  Background: The prevention of surgical site infection is one of the most concerning issues in operating rooms. Surgicalgowns are worn as one of the intraoperative strategies for infection prevention. The present study investigated whetherthe gowns remained sterile during the surgical procedure. Furthermore, ...  Read More

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3. Use of a Digital Protractor and a Spirit Level to Determine the Intraoperative Anteversion of Femoral Component during Cemented Hip Hemiarthroplasty: a Prospective Clinical Trial

Anuwat Pongkunakorn; Patanapong Palawong; Swist Chatmaitri; Nawakun Phetpangnga

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 314-320

Abstract
  Background: Femoral stem anteversion during hip arthroplasty is generally estimated by eye intraoperatively and hasproven to be different from targeted values. This study aims to determine the accuracy of a novel technique using adigital protractor and a spirit level to improve surgeons’ estimation ...  Read More

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4. How Much Bone Cement Is Utilized for Component Fixation in Primary Cemented Total Knee Arthroplasty?

Aditya V. Maheshwari; Neil V. Shah

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 209-210

Abstract
  Dear Editor, We read with great interest the timely study by Satish et al., How Much Bone Cement Is Utilized for Component Fixation in Primary Cemented Total Knee Arthroplasty? (1). We applaud the authors, yet we hope they can clarify some points to make this study more applicable to a wider population.  Read More

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5. National Joint Registry of Iran

Arvin Najafi; Abolfazl Bagherifard; Mohammad H. Kaseb; Seyed Mohamadjavad Mortazavi; Pejman Mansouri

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 75-78

Abstract
  Joint replacement is currently on the rise with a high community burden. A registry was designed to evaluate the costs,possible complications, and rate of revisions as well as finding the most effective techniques, risk factors associatedwith poor results, indications for revision surgeries, and also ...  Read More

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6. Staphylococcus aureus Colonization in Patients Undergoing Total Hip or Knee Arthroplasty and Costeffectiveness of Decolonization Programme

Hosseinali Hadi; Mahmood Jabalamoli; Abolfazl BagheriFard; Ehsanollah Ghaznavi-Rad; Ahmadreza Behrouzi; Ali Joorabchi; Amir Azimi

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 554-559

Abstract
  Background: Periprosthetic joint infection is a devastating complication of total joint arthroplasty. It seems that thepatient’s skin, nose, throat, and urine are important sites for microbial colonization. Colonization with staphylococcusaureus, especially methicillin resistant increases the risk ...  Read More

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7. Knee and Hip Joint Replacement Surgery in a Patient with Ochronotic Arthropathy: Surgical Tips

Hamed Mazoochy; Mohammad Razi

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 577-581

Abstract
  Ochronosis or black joints disorder is a rare autosomal recessive disorder caused by deficiency of homogentisic acidoxidase. Orthopaedic manifestations are common and mostly involve spine and large joints such as knee and hip.Arthropathy is progressive and will eventually leads to arthroplasty. Not being ...  Read More

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8. Early Results of Oxford Mobile Bearing Medial Unicompartmental Knee Replacement (UKR) with the Microplasty Instrumentation: An Indian Experience

Sahil Gaba; Naman Wahal; Deepak Gautam; Hemant Pandit; Vijay Kumar; Rajesh Malhotra

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 301-311

Abstract
  Background: Oxford medial unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) is indicated in patients with anteromedialosteoarthritis (AMOA) of the knee. Microplasty (MP) instrumentation was introduced in 2012 as an improvement overphase 3 instrumentation. Advantages of this instrumentation include conservative ...  Read More

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9. Total Knee Replacement Sizing: Shoe Size Is a Better Predictor for Implant Size than Body Height

Sarah Trainor; Jamie Collins; Hannah Mulvey; Wolfgang Fitz

Volume 6, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 100-104

Abstract
  Background: Various sizes of implants need to be available during surgery. The purpose of this paper is to comparebody height and shoe size with implant sizes in patients who underwent total knee replacement surgery to see whichbiomarker is a better predictor for preoperative planning to determine implant ...  Read More

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10. Restoration of the Mechanical Axis in Total Knee Artrhoplasty Using Patient-Matched Technology Cutting Blocks. A Retrospective Study of 132 Cases

Dimitrios N. Lyras; Robert Greenhow; Craig Loucks

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 283-289

Abstract
  Background: The aim of this study is to evaluate the accuracy of bone cuts and the resultant alignment, using theMyKnee patient specific cutting blocks.Methods: We retrospectively reviewed 132 patients undergoing primary TKR for osteoarthritis by one single surgeon.The operative time, the preoperative ...  Read More

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11. Acute Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty for Proximal Tibial Fractures in Elderly

Mohammad M. Sarzaeem; Mohammad M. Omidian; Gholamhossein kazemian; Aalireza Manafi

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 302-307

Abstract
  Background: Proximal tibial fractures in elderly patients with osteoporosis or knee osteoarthritis (OA) are challengingcases. In the current study, we present our experience with uncommon acute primary total knee arthroplasty (PTKA)in this patient population.Methods: PTKAs were performed following proximal ...  Read More

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12. Adductor Canal Block for Knee Surgeries: An Emerging Analgesic Technique

Mohammad R. Rasouli; Eugene R. Viscusi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, , Pages 131-132

Abstract
  In recent years, adductor canal block (ACB) has been introduced as an alternative for femoral nerve block with a great advantage of preserving or minimally reducing quadriceps strength. The technique is relatively easy and is performed under ultrasound guidance. Despite growing evidence regarding efficacy ...  Read More

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13. The Zeitgeist of Challenging the Evidence. A Perspective on the International Consensus Meeting on Periprosthetic Joint Infection

Hangama C. Fayaz; Jesse B. Jupiter

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 32-38

Abstract
   Background: The economic burden of the treatment of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is high and the treatment of PJI has a high degree of international controversy. Several papers have declared the International Consensus Meeting on Periprosthetic Joint Infection (ICMPJI) to be the "flawless ...  Read More