Joint Replacement
1. 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

  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

2. The Prevalence of Unanticipated Hamate Hook Abnormalities in Computed Tomography Scans: A Retrospective Study

Silke A. Spit; Stéphanie J.E. Becker; Michiel G.J.S. Hageman; David Ring

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, Pages 133-138

   Background:It is possible that some hamate hook fractures are not diagnosed or treated, thereby affecting the study of their natural history. Study of the prevalence of incidental hamate hook fractures, nonunions, and other abnormalities on computed tomography (CT) ordered for another reason could ...  Read More

3. An Assessment of Online Reviews of Hand Surgeons

William Kirpatrick; Jack Abboudi; Nayoung Kim; Juana Medina; Mitchell Maltenfort; Daniel Seigerman; Kevin Lutksy; Pedro K. Beredjiklian

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, Pages 139-144

   Background: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the number of reviews and scores for active members of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) in popular physician rating websites ( and Methods: A total of 433 ASSH active members were searched in two ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
4. A Comparison of Patients Absorption Doses with Bone Deformity Due to the EOS Imaging and Digital Radiology

Seyed Mohammad J. Abrisham; Fathollah Bouzarjomehri; Reza Nafisi-Moghadam; Mohammad R. Sobhan; Mahdie Gadimi; Fereshte Omidvar

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, Pages 145-148

    Background: This study has aimed to measure the patient dose in entire spine radiography by EOS system in comparison with the digital radiography. Methods: EOS stereo-radiography was used for frontal and lateral view spine imaging in 41 patients in a prospective analytical study. A calibrated ...  Read More

5. Evaluation of Changes in the Tibiotalar joint after High Tibial Osteotomy

Seyed Morteza Kazemi; Mohamad Qoreishi; Ehsan Behboudi; Alireza Manafi; Seyed Kamyar Kazemi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, Pages 149-152

  Background: There are limited studies regarding the effects of high tibial osteotomy (HTO) on other areas of lower extremity. In current study, we investigated the changes of tibiotalar joint following HTO. Methods: A total of 39 patients with genu varum requiring HTO were enrolled in this before and ...  Read More

6. Responsiveness of Static and Dynamic Postural Balance Measures in Patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Following Physiotherapy Intervention

Neda Mostafaee; Mohammad J. Shaterzadeh Yazdi; Hossein Negahban; Shahin Goharpey; Mohammad Mehravar; Nahid Pirayeh

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, Pages 153-167

  Background:The main goal of physiotherapy for patients with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACL-R) is to improve postural control and retain knee function. Therefore, clinicians need to use evaluative tools that assess postural changes during physiotherapy. To maximize the clinical utility ...  Read More

7. Ponseti Casting Method in Idiopathic Congenital Clubfoot and Its Correlation with Radiographic Features Abstract

Taghi Baghdadi; Nima Bagheri; Arvin Najafi; Pejman Mansouri; Mahmoud Farzan

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, Pages 168-173

  Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the idiopathic congenital clubfoot deformity treated by Ponseti method to determine the different factors such as radiological investigations that may have relations with the risk of failure and recurrence in mid-term follow-up of the patients. Methods: ...  Read More

8. Comparison of Double and Single Leg Weight-Bearing Radiography in Determining Knee Alignment

Omid Yazdanpanah; Mahmoud Karimi Mobarakeh; Masoud Nakhaei; Mohammad R. Baneshi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, Pages 174-180

    Background: Knee malalignment is an important modifiable cause of osteoarthritis (OA). Surgical therapeutic procedures depend on proper knee alignment assessment. The purpose of this study was to compare knee alignment parameters between double and single leg weight-bearing radiographs and to ...  Read More

9. The Effect of Dynamic Hyperextension Brace on Osteoporosis and Hyperkyphosis Reduction in Postmenopausal Osteoporotic Women

Hooman Shariatzadeh; Bagher Saeed Modaghegh; Alireza Mirzaei

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, Pages 181-185

  Background: Osteoporosis and hyperkyphosis could impose a considerable financial and therapeutic burden on the affected society. Thus, new strategies to prevent or manage such complications are of significant importance. Here we evaluate the effect of ‘Dynamic Hyperextension Brace’ (DHB) ...  Read More

10. Epidemiological Profile of Extremity Fractures and Dislocations in Road Traffic Accidents in Kashan, Iran:a Glance at the Related Disabilities

Mehrdad Mahdian; Mohammad R. Fazel; Mojtaba Sehat; Gholamreza Khosravi; Mahdi Mohammadzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, Pages 186-192

  Background: Apart from the mortality, road traffic injuries are associated with significant morbidities. This study has aimed to examine the pattern of traffic accident-related extremity fractures/dislocations and their related disabilities. Methods: A retrospective hospital-based study was conducted ...  Read More

11. Nail Psoriasis Triggered by the Reconstruction of Syndactyly

Ahmadreza Afshar; Ali tabrizi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, Pages 193-195

    Koebner phenomenon is observed in a number of inflammatory skin diseases. Psoriasis is one of the most common skin diseases associated with Koebner phenomenon. Nail psoriasis may be developed independently from inflammatory arthritis and skin psoriasis. This study reports on the reconstruction ...  Read More

12. Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis in a 9-year-old Boy

Abdolreza Malek; Mohammadhassan Aelami; Narges Afzali; Ali Parsa; Havva Jalalinia

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, Pages 196-200

    Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) is a rare aseptic, auto-inflammatory bone disorder. CRMO presents with bone pain with or without fever. The diagnosis of CRMO is a diagnosis of exclusion and should be included in the differential diagnosis of chronic inflammatory bone lesions ...  Read More

13. Anatomic Spring Ligament and Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction: New Concept of Double Bundle PTT and a Novel Technique for Spring Ligament

Alireza Mousavian; Jakrapong Orapin; Apisan Chinanuvathana; Lew C. Schon

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, Pages 201-205

    A new technique in spring ligament reconstruction using medial half of posterior tibial tendon is demonstrated as a means of supporting the arch. In addition a new concept of double bundle PTT reconstruction based on anatomical attachments of original PTT is presented with the goal of obtaining ...  Read More