1. Acromial Stress Fractures: A Systematic Review

Christopher J. Lucasti; Surena Namdari

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 397-401

  Background: Acromial stress fracture (ASF) is a unique complication of reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) thatcan have substantial influence on clinical results. The purpose of this review is to describe demographics, functionaloutcomes, and union rates for cases of RSA complicated by ASF.Methods: A ...  Read More

2. Unplanned Operations and Adverse Events after Surgery for Diaphyseal Fracture of the Clavicle

Femke M.A.P. claessen; Ilse Schol BSc Schol; David Ring

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 402-406

  Background: We used a database of patients treated at three hospitals to study the primary null hypothesis that thereare no factors associated with unplanned reoperations or adverse events after surgical repair for diaphyseal claviclefracture. Additionally we addressed the following secondary study questions: ...  Read More

3. How Well do Orthopedic Surgeons Recognize Different Models of Total Elbow Arthroplasties on Plain Radiographs with the Use of a Diagnostic Flowchart?

Ante Prkić; Femke Claessen; Matthijs P. Somford; Bertram The; Michel P.J. van den Bekerom; Denise Eygendaal

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 407-415

  Background: Recognition of total elbow arthroplasties (TEAs) on plain radiographs is difficult due to a multitude ofdifferent types and models. Especially if surgery reports and documentation are not available, lost or when the primarysurgery was performed in another hospital the prosthesis type may ...  Read More

4. Triceps-sparing Posterior Approach for Supracondylar Fractures in Children

Saeed Kokly; Alessandro Castagna; Mehdi Aarabi

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 416-421

  Background: The most common pediatric elbow fracture is supracondylar humeral fracture which accounts for 60% ofelbow fractures in children. The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of open reduction and internal fixation oftype III supracondylar humeral fractures using a Triceps sparing posterior ...  Read More

5. Factors Associated with Requesting Magnetic Resonance Imaging during the Management of Glomus Tumors

Bargon, Claudia Antoinette; Amin Mohamadi; Mojtaba Talaei-Khoei; David C. Ring; Chaitanya S. Mudgal

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 422-428

  Background: The characteristic clinical presentation of glomus tumors and the low negative predictive value of themagnetic resonance imaging (MRI) raise the question whether MRI improves their management. Therefore, this studyaimed to investigate whether MRI improved the management of glomus tumors.Methods: ...  Read More

6. Minimally Invasive Repair of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture Using Gift Box Technique

Mohammadhossein Chegini kord; Adel Ebrahimpour; Mehrdad Sadighi; Mohammadreza Chehrassan; Leili Nazari; Arvin Najafi; Mohammadreza Minator Sajjadi

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 429-434

  Background: This study aimed to introduce a modified technique for minimally invasive Achilles tendon (AT) rupture repairusing gift box sutures. The preliminary clinical and functional outcomes were investigated among a number of patients.Methods: In a consecutive case series study, 24 patients with ...  Read More

7. Effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma Based on Gene Expression in Knee Osteoarthritis

Mohammad Mousaei Ghasroldasht; Amir Moayednia; Mostafa Shahrezaee

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 435-440

  Background: Intra-articular injection of Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an effective method for the treatment of patientswith knee osteoarthritis (OA). This study aimed to assess the effects of PRP injection on OA, based on gene expressionanalysis.Methods: A sample of 30 subjects with knee OA was asked ...  Read More

8. Comparison between Patellar Resurfacing and Retention in Total Knee Arthroplasty Regarding the Postoperative Satisfaction of Patients and Patellar Crepitus

Mohammad H. Kaseb; Seyed Mohammad J. Mortazavi; Mohammad Ayati Firoozabadi; Hesam Toofan

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 441-444

  Background: Patellar crepitus after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is not uncommon. The choice between patellarresurfacing or retention in TKA has remained controversial. Therefore, this randomized controlled trial aimed to evaluatethe impact of patellar resurfacing on the incidence of patellar crepitus. ...  Read More

9. Ethical Considerations for Living in Temporary Shelters (i.e., camps) Following a Natural Disaster

Ali Khaji; Bagher Larijani; Seyed Mohammad Ghodsi; Mohammad A. Mohagheghi; Hammid R. Khankeh; Soheil Saadat; Seyed Mahmoud Tabatabaei

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 445-452

  Background: Some disasters, such as earthquake and flood make the majority of affected people homeless. Theaccommodation of these people in temporary shelters and camps requires some specific ethical issues. The aim of thepresent study was to discuss ethical issues regarding living in camps following ...  Read More

10. A Critical Review of Proximal Fibular Osteotomy for Knee Osteoarthritis

Abhishek Vaish; Yogesh Kumar Kathiriya; Raju Vaishya

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 453-462

  The surgical management of Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA), so far, mainly revolved around arthroscopic procedures,arthroplasty (total: TKA and unicompartmental: UKA) or high tibial osteotomy (HTO). Recently, another minimallyinvasive surgical treatment of proximal fibular osteotomy (PFO) has been proposed ...  Read More

11. Tibial Tunnel Preparation in Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction. A Technical Tip to Lessen the Stress

S.M. Javad Mortazavi; Ahmad Ramezanpoor Asl; Hamed Jafari; Hojjat Asgari; Mohamad H. Kaseb; Mohammad J. Dehghanifiroozabadi

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 463-468

  Background: The purpose of this study was to introduce a technical tip for the preparation of tibial tunnel in a posteriorcruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction to reduce the chance of popliteal artery injury and duration of the surgery.Methods: This study included 18 patients who underwent PCL reconstructions ...  Read More

12. Intraosseous Lipoma of Calcaneus, Rare Cause of Chronic Calcaneal Pain: A Case Report

Salman Azarsina; Farsad Biglari; Bahar Hassanmirzaei; Adel Ebrahimpour; Azadeh Hakakzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 469-473

  Intraosseous lipoma is a rare, benign primary tumor occurring in the bone. Herein, we reported a 45-year-old manwith chronic right posterior heel pain. In this study, the man was treated conservatively due to plantar fasciitis. Duringa one-month follow-up visit, the patient had no symptoms of relief ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
13. Reality of Misconduct in Iranian Orthopedic Publications

Ali Tabrizi; Seyed Amir Mahlisha Kazemi Shishavan

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, Pages 474-475

  Fake and misconducted scientific articles are misleading the researchers; it can also impose a huge cost on the academic centers and health system. Finally invalidated published research may give rise to incorrect treatment guidelines that may harm the patients. Based on our search in retraction watch ...  Read More