1. Memorial for Dr. Seyed Taghi Nourbakhsh, a Great Orthopedic Surgeon and a Nice Colleague

Mohamamd H. Dehghani Tafti

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

  Dr. Seyed Taghi Noorbakhsh died in a tragic car accident on Nov 15th 2018, while on an official mission in Golestan Province in Iran. There is a great emptiness left by Dr.Noorbakhsh’s passing. He will be missed by his colleagues andthousands of his patients whom he helped during ...  Read More

2. Reality Does Not Recognize Borders

Amirali Ebrahimzadeh; Amir R. Kachooei

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, Pages 2-2

  Reality does not recognize borders. Why we should use the very general term of “reality” and not science, because the borders that we draw are pure delusions, and on the opposite side there is the reality. The laws of the universe, either the physical nature of the ...  Read More

3. Superior Capsule Reconstruction: What Do We Know?

Richard A. C. Dimock; Sheraz Malik; Paolo Consigliere; Mohamed A. Imam; A. Ali Narvani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, Pages 3-11

  The management of irreparable rotator cuff tears remains challenging. Since its introduction by Mihata in 2012, superiorcapsule reconstruction (SCR) has grown in popularity at an astonishingly rapid rate. The aim of this article is to providea comprehensive review of the available literature, in order ...  Read More

4. The Perioperative Impact of Surgical Case Order in Primary Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

John G. Horneff; Usman Ali Syed; Adam Seidl; Jessica Britton; Gerald Williams; Joseph Abboud

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, Pages 12-18

  Background: The purpose of this study was to determine a correlation between surgical case order and the length ofoperative time, total length of time in the operating room, time until discharge from the hospital, and the incidence ofintraoperative complications for primary total shoulder arthroplasty ...  Read More

5. Failure of Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty with Revision to Another Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Mihir Sheth; Daniel Sholder; Eric M. Padegimas; Thema A. Nicholson; Charles L. Getz; Matthew L. Ramsey; Gerald R. Williams; Surena Namdari

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, Pages 19-23

  Background: While outcomes of primary anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (aTSA) are generally favorable, resultsafter revision procedures are less reliable. This study examines the functional outcomes, complications, and implantsurvival in patients who underwent revision of aTSA to aTSA.Methods: Patients ...  Read More

6. Quantitative 3-dimensional Computerized Tomography Modeling of Isolated Greater Tuberosity Fractures with and without Shoulder Dislocation

Stein J. Janssen; Prakash Jayakumar; Dirk P. Ter Meulen; Derek F.P. Van Deurzen; David Ring

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, Pages 24-32

  Background: The aim of this study was to assess differences in fracture morphology and displacement betweenisolated greater tuberosity (GT) fractures (i.e. fractures of the greater tuberosity without other fractures of the proximalhumerus) with and without shoulder dislocation utilizing quantitative ...  Read More

7. The Role of Biplanar Distal Locking in Intramedullary Nailing of Tibial Shaft Fractures

Kadir Bahadır Alemdaroğlu; Serkan İltar; Alper Ozturk; Emre Gültaç; Mehmet Yücens; Nevres Hürriyet Aydoğan

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, Pages 33-37

  Background: To compare the union times of the uncomplicated tibial shaft fractures, which were distally locked by twocoronal and one sagittal screws and by only two coronal screws.Methods: 45 patients with tibial shaft treated with intramedullary nailing included in this study. 23 of 45 fractureswere ...  Read More

8. The Outcome of Proximal Humeral Locking Plates in the Management of Three and Four Part Proximal Humeral Fractures in Special Cohort of Young Patients in High Velocity Trauma

Alphonse Mariadoss; Jignesh Thacker; Krishnanunni Gopikrishnan; Munis Ashraf; Sakthivel Annamalai; Senthil Sambandam

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, Pages 38-45

  Background: Locking plate fixation provides satisfactory outcome following proximal humerus fractures. None of theprevious studies selectively evaluate the outcome in young patients. This study evaluates outcome of locking platesystem in the treatment of acute three- and four-part fractures in young ...  Read More

9. The Influence of Tibial Tuberosity-trochlear Groove Distance on Development of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Mohamad N. Tahmasebi; Leila Aghaghazvini; Seyed Shahin Mirkarimi; Mohamad j. Zehtab; Hossein Sheidaie; Arash Sharafatvaziri

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, Pages 46-51

  Background: Tibial tuberosity-trochlear groove distance (TT-TGD) measurements play a decisive role in evaluatingpatellofemoral joint disorders. However, the prevalence of pathological TT-TGD among patients with patellofemoralpain remains unclear. The purpose of this study was to compare the size of TT-TGD ...  Read More

10. Comparison of Postural Balance between Subgroups of Nonspecific Low-back Pain Patients Based on O’Sullivan Classification System and Normal Subjects during Lifting

Majid Shahbazi Moheb Seraj; javad Sarrafzadeh; Nader Maroufi; Ismail Ebrahimi Takamjani; Amir Ahmadi; Hossein Negahban

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, Pages 52-60

  Background: Balance disorder is one of the most-studied fields in low-back pain patients (LBP). However, there isinsufficient information regarding the effect of LBP subgrouping on postural control. The purpose of the present studywas to compare postural control between subgroups of chronic nonspecific ...  Read More

11. Patient Satisfaction Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: Comparison of Short-Term Results in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

Mohammadreza Minator Sajjadi; Sohrab Keyhani; Seyyed Morteza Kazemi; Behzad Hanafizadeh; Adel Ebrahimpour; Mohammad Banasiri

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, Pages 61-66

  Background: Due to the obvious differences in the natural course of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA),different functional outcomes might be expected after Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) in these distinct patients. Althoughseveral studies have reported the objective outcome of TKA in RA ...  Read More

12. The Effect of Gentamycin in the Irrigating Solution to Prevent Joint Infection after Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction

Hamidreza Yazdi; Alireza Yousof Gomrokchi; Ara Nazarian; Aron Lechtig; Philip Hanna; Mohammad Ghorbanhoseini

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, Pages 67-74

  Background: Arthroscopic reconstruction of ACL is an effective method to restore knee stability after ACL rupture.Postoperative septic arthritis (SA) is very uncommon while the incidence of serious complications range between0.14% and 1.8%. Some of the devastating consequences of septic arthritis can ...  Read More

Joint Replacement
13. 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

  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