1. Orthopedic History in Iran: Ancient, Contemporary and Modern Times

Bahador Alami-Harandi; Mohammad Hossein Nabian

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, Pages 269-271


  Ancient Iran Signs of pierced skulls and healed broken bones have been found in the archaeological site of “Shahr-e Sūkhté” (the Burnt City), a large Bronze Age urban habitation located in Sistan and Baluchistan Province at the southeastern part of Iran, going back to over 4000 years ...  Read More

2. Osteoporosis and the Management of Spinal Degenerative Disease

Felix Tome-Bermejo; Angel Piñera; Luis Alvarez

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, Pages 272-282


  Osteoporosis has become a major medical problem as the aged population of the world rapidly grows. Osteoporosispredisposes patients to fracture, progressive spinal deformities, and stenosis, and is subject to be a major concernbefore performing spine surgery, especially with bone fusions and instrumentation. ...  Read More

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3. 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


  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

4. Effectiveness of Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPO) on Comminuted Tibial or Femoral Fractures

Ali Andalib; Erfan Sheikhbahaei; Zeynab Andalib; Mohammad A. Tahririan

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, Pages 290-295


  Background: Comminuted fractures happen frequently due to traumas. Fixation without opening the fracture site,known as minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO), has recently become prevalent. This study has beendesigned to assess the outcomes of this treatment for tibial and femoral comminuted ...  Read More

5. Long-term Results of Osteoarticular Allograft Reconstruction in Children with Distal Femoral Bone Tumors

Khodamorad Jamshidi; Mehrdad Bahrabadi; Alireza Mirzaei

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, Pages 296-301


  Background: There is no consensus regarding the best method of reconstruction in pediatric population following thewide resection of malignant bone tumors. More exploration of the complications of osteoarticular reconstruction leads toless existing controversy of this type of reconstruction, which is ...  Read More

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6. 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


  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

7. Interobserver Variability of Radiographic Assessment using a Mobile Messaging Application as a Teleconsultation Tool

Sezai Ozkan; Jos J. Mellema; David Ring; Neal C. Chen

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, Pages 308-314


  Background: To examine whether interobserver reliability, decision-making, and confidence in decision-making in thetreatment of distal radius fractures changes if radiographs are viewed on a messenger application on a mobile phonecompared to a standard DICOM viewer.Methods: Radiographs of distal radius ...  Read More

8. Blood Glucose Levels in Diabetic Patients Following Corticosteroid Injections into the Subacromial Space of the Shoulder

Alexander w. Aleem; Usman Ali M. Syed; Thema Nicholson; Charles L. Getz; Surena Namdari; Pedro K. Beredjiklian; Joseph A. Abboud

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, Pages 315-321


  Background: Corticosteroid injections are used to treat a variety of orthopedic conditions with the goal of decreasingpain and inflammation. Administration of systemic or local corticosteroids risks temporarily increasing blood glucoselevels, especially diabetic patients. The purpose of this study is ...  Read More

9. Single Cut Distal Femoral Varus Osteotomy (SCFO): A Preliminary Study

Reza Abdi; Ramin Hajzargarbashi; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, Pages 322-327


  Background: Genu valgum usually originates from a deformity of distal femur that is often corrected by distal femoralvarus osteotomy. The osteotomy includes both components of angulationcorrection and translation because the siteof osteotomy is not commonly at the apex of deformity. Improvement of patellar ...  Read More

10. Clinical Results of Platelet-Rich Plasma for Partial Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears: A Case Series

Zohreh Zafarani; Fateme Mirzaee; Mohamadreza Guity; Hamid Reza Aslani

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, Pages 328-331


  Partial thickness rotator cuff tears (PTRCTs) are a common pathology among shoulder disorders in people over 50 years.Treatment of PTRCTs remains controversial. Most studies on the treatment of PTRCTs have explained surgical techniquesor outcomes; few studies have centralized on the conservative and ...  Read More

11. Unusual Complete Isolated Scaphoid Dislocation, Report of a Case

Efstathios G. Ballas; Konstantinos Raptis; Ioannis P. Stathopoulos; Nikolaos A. Stavropoulos; Sarantis-Petros G. Spyridonos

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, Pages 332-336


  Isolated scaphoid dislocations are extremely rare injuries and are commonly associated with significant ligamentousdisruptions. A dorsiflexion-supination force upon the hand is considered as the most common mechanism of injury.Different treatment options have been proposed for the management of this ...  Read More

12. Open Anterior Hip Dislocation in A Child: A Rare Mechanism of Injury

Ali A. Esmailiejah; Mohammadreza Abbasian; Farshad Safdari

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, Pages 337-341


  Traumatic anterior dislocation of the hip is an extremely rare condition in children and open dislocation is even rarer. Thisisusually caused by high-energy trauma. In the current study, we present a case of an eight-year-old child suffering froman open anterior–inferior dislocation of the right ...  Read More

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13. Brucella Arthritis Following Total Knee Arthroplasty in a Patient with Hemophilia: A Case Report

Seyed Mohammad J. Mortazavi; Mohammad R. Sobhan; Hamed Mazoochy

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, Pages 342-346


  Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a rewarding procedure in patients with hemophilia and end stage knee hemophilicarthropathy. However, this procedure might be associated with complications such as infection. There periprostheticjoint infection in patients with hemophilia is very well known, though we ...  Read More