General Orthopedics
1. Important Lessons Learned From Nearly a Half-Century of Orthopedic Practice

Andrew N. Fleischman; Richard H. Rothman

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, Pages 206-207

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.23308.1617

Abstract
  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” [1]. The famous quote from Hispanic American philosopher George Santayana reminds us of the critical importance of constantly reflecting on the most important lessons garnered from both our own personal experiences and those ...  Read More

Ankle
2. Joint Distraction in Advanced Osteoarthritis of the Ankle

E. Carlos RODRIGUEZ-MERCHAN

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, Pages 208-212

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.12062.1289

Abstract
  replacement (TAR) in patients with advanced ankle osteoarthritis (OA). AJD could a tenable option to ankle fusion orTAR.Methods: A review has been performed on the role of AJD in advanced OA of the ankle. The exploration machinewas MedLine. The keywords utilized were: joint distraction ankle. Three hundred ...  Read More

Shoulder
3. Early Versus Late Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fractures: Does It Matter?

Adam Seidl; Daniel Sholder; William Warrender; Michael Livesey; Gerald Williams Jr.; Joseph Abboud; Surena Namdari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, Pages 213-220

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.20040.1522

Abstract
  Background: This study compared the outcomes between patients with proximal humerus fractures (PHF) whounderwent acute reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) to those who underwent an alternative initial treatmentbefore requiring (secondary) RSA.Methods: Patients who underwent RSA after suffering ...  Read More

4. First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis: A Retrospective Comparison of Crossed-screws, Locking and Non-Locking Plate Fixation with Lag Screw

Leif Claassen; Christian Plaass; Marc-Frederic Pastor; Sarah Ettinger; Mathias Wellmann; Christina Stukenborg-Colsman; Hazibullah Waizy; Sayyed-Hadi Sayyed-Hosseinian

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, Pages 221-225

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.21891.1567

Abstract
  Background:Locking plate fixation is increasingly used for first metatarsophalangeal joint (MTP-I) arthrodesis. Still there is few comparable clinical data regarding this procedure. Methods:We retrospectively evaluated 60 patients who received an arthrodesis of the MTP-I between January 2008 and June ...  Read More

Hip
5. Is Spinal Anesthesia with Low Dose Lidocaine Better than Sevoflorane Anesthesia in Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery

Mohammad Haghighi; Abbas Sedighinejad; Bahram Naderi Nabi; Mohsen Mardani-kivi; Samaneh Ghazanfar Tehran; Seyed Abdollah Mirfazli; Ahmad Reza Mirbolok; Nasim Ashoori Saheli

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, Pages 226-230

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.15730.1385

Abstract
  Background: To evaluate general anesthesia with sevoflurane vs spinal anesthesia with low dose lidocaine 5% onhemodynamics changes in patients undergoing hip fracture surgery.Methods: In this randomized double blind trial 100 patients (50 patients in each group) older than 60 years underhip surgery were ...  Read More

Hand
6. Questionable Word Choice in Scientific Writing in Orthopedic Surgery

Casey M. O`Connor; Mariano E. Menendez; Kevin Hughes; David Ring

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, Pages 231-234

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7956

Abstract
  Background: Given the strong influence of thoughts, emotions, and behaviors on musculoskeletal symptoms andlimitations it’s important that both scientific and lay writing use the most positive, hopeful, and adaptive words andconcepts consistent with medical evidence. The use of words that might ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
7. Is It “Fractured” or “Broken”? A Patient Survey Study to Assess Injury Comprehension after Orthopedic Trauma

Mohammad Ghorbanhoseini; Matthew D. Riedel; Tyler A. Gonzalez; Poopak Hafezi; John Y. Kwon

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, Pages 235-242

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.19541.1507

Abstract
  the bone is “fractured” or “broken”. While orthopaedic surgeons consider these terms synonymous, patients appear tocomprehend the terms as having different meanings. Given the commonality of this frequently posed question, it may beimportant for providers to assess patients’ ...  Read More

Hand
8. Psychometric Properties of the Persian Version of the Patient Rated Wrist Evaluation

Golnaz Ghayyem Hassankhani; Ali Moradi; Ehsan Vahedi; Sayyed Hadi Sayyed Hoseinian; Zohreh Jahani; Maedeh Rahmani; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, Pages 243-250

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.18100.1465

Abstract
  Background: The patient-rated wrist evaluation (PRWE) score is one of the most common clinical instruments usedas an outcome measurement tool for distal radius fractures and other upper extremity conditions. The purpose of thisstudy was to translate the PRWE into its Persian version and to evaluate its ...  Read More

Knee
9. The Effect of Sagittal Femoral Bowing on the Femoral Component Position in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Seyyed Morteza Kazemi; Tooraj Shafaghi; Reza Minaei; Reza Osanloo; Hashem Abrishamkarzadeh; Farshad Safdari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, Pages 251-255

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.8431

Abstract
  Background: In the current study, we investigated that how sagittal femoral bowing can affect the sagittal alignment ofthe femoral component in total knee arthroplasty (TKA).Methods: There were 25 patients underwent TKA. Long leg radiography in lateral view was performed. The sagittalfemoral bowing (SFB) ...  Read More

Knee
10. Anatomical Repair of Stener-like Lesion of Medial Collateral Ligament: A case Series and Technical Note

Sohrabrab Keyhani; Mohsen Mardani-Kivi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, Pages 256-259

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.21451.1550

Abstract
  Medial collateral ligament tears usually will be treated through non-surgical methods, but, in some cases such as thosewith tears at the distal insertion where the reduction could be blocked by the pes anserine tendons (Stener-like lesion), surgerywill be performed. Here, we present a surgical technique ...  Read More

11. Closed Internal Degloving of the Flank

Lindsay F. Remy; Jacob Azurdia; Ashraf Fansa; Nabil A. Ebraheim

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, Pages 260-263

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7943

Abstract
  Originally described in 1853 by Dr. Morel-Lavellee, closed internal degloving injuries represent an important, althoughuncommon, source of morbidity in trauma patients. These injuries are typically the result of a shearing or crushing force thattraumatically separates the skin and subcutaneous tissue ...  Read More

Hand
12. Persistent Medial Subluxation of the Ulna with Radiotrochlear Articulation

Amir R. Kachooei; David Ring

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, Pages 264-269

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.22941.1614

Abstract
  Two patients-one with a terrible triad fracture dislocation and one with an anterior olecranon fracture dislocation—weretreated for maltracking of the elbow (medial subluxation). The radial head articulated with the lateral trochlea while theulnar trochlear notch was perched over the medial trochlea. ...  Read More