General Orthopedics
1. Hemophilic Pseudotumors: Diagnosis and Management


Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, Pages 121-130

  Prevention is essential for avoiding the complications of muscle hematomas (pseudotumors, compartment syndromesand peripheral nerve lesions) in hemophilic patients. This is achieved through early diagnosis of muscle hematomasand proper long-term hematological treatment until they have resolved (confirmed ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
2. Measurement Properties of the Brief Pain Inventory- Short Form (BPI-SF) and the Revised Short McGill Pain Questionnaire-Version-2 (SF-MPQ-2) in Painrelated Musculoskeletal Conditions: A Systematic Review Protocol

Samuel Jumbo; Joy MacDermid; Michael E. Kalu; Tara L. Packham; George S. Athwal; Kenneth J. Faber

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, Pages 131-141

  Background: The Brief Pain Inventory-Short Form (BPI-SF) and Revised Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire Version-2(SF-MPQ-2) are generic pain assessment tools used in research and practice for pain assessment in musculoskeletal(MSK) conditions. A comprehensive review that systematically analyses their ...  Read More

3. Transverse Anterior Approach to the Elbow for Pediatric Displaced Lateral Humeral Condyle Fractures

Francisco Soldado F.; Pedro Domenech-Fernandez; Sergi Barrera-Ochoa; Josep M. Bergua-Domingo; Paula Diaz-gallardo; Felipe Hodgson; Jorge Knorr

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, Pages 142-146

  Background: The anterior approach to the elbow for pediatric lateral condyle fractures (LCF) would provide a bettervisualization of the articular fracture resulting in better functional results, less complications and a more cosmeticallyappealingscar than usually seen with the lateral approach.Methods: ...  Read More

4. Revision of Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty to Hemiarthroplasty: Does it work?

Mihir Sheth; Daniel Sholder; Joseph Abboud; Mark Lazarus; Gerald Williams Jr; Surena Namdari

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, Pages 147-153

  Background: The projected increase in revision shoulder arthroplasty has increased interest in the outcomes of theseprocedures. Glenoid component removal and conversion to a hemiarthroplasty (HA) is an option for aseptic glenoidloosening after anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (aTSA).Methods: We identified ...  Read More

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
5. Outcomes of Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis for the Treatment of Failed Type II SLAP Repair: A Minimum 2-Year Follow-Up

Alexander kreines; Manuel Pontes; Elizabeth Ford; Kristen Herbst; Jeff Murray; Brian Busconi; Sean McMillan

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, Pages 154-161

  Background: To retrospectively review surgical outcomes of prospectively collected data on a series of patients whounderwent revision of a type II SLAP repair to arthroscopic biceps tenodesis due to an unsuccessful outcome.Methods: A retrospective review was performed on a cohort of patients who underwent ...  Read More

6. Union Following Biological and Rigid Fixations of Distal Tibia Extra-articular Fractures

Abdallah Abboud; Karim Masrouha; Tammam Hanna; Said Saghieh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, Pages 162-167

  Background: Distal tibia fractures are among the most common bony injuries, with a significant rate of nonunion anddelayed union. There are multiple methods for the management of distal tibia fractures. Among the plating methods,there are bridge plating and compression plating techniques. There is still ...  Read More

7. Ultrasound Measurements of the ECRB Tendon Shows Remarkable Variations in Patients with Lateral Epicondylitis

Renée Keijsers; Koen L.M. Koenraadt; Jeroen L. Turkenburg; Annechien Beumer; Bertram The; Denise Eygendaal

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, Pages 168-172

  Background: Lateral epicondylitis (LE) most commonly affects the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis (ECRB) tendon andpatients are generally treated with injection therapy. For optimal positioning of the injection, as well as an estimation ofthe surface area and content of the ECRB tendon to determine the ...  Read More

8. Medicare Compensation Rates for Hand and Shoulder/ Elbow Surgery by Operative Time: A Comparative Analysis

Suresh K. Nayar; Samir Sabharwal; Keith T. Aziz; Umasuthan Srikumaran; Aviram M. Giladi; Dawn M. LaPorte

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, Pages 173-183

  Background: There is a high demand for shoulder/elbow experience among hand-fellowship trainees due to theperception that this exposure will improve their professional “marketability” in a subspecialty they perceive as havinghigher compensation.Methods: Using Medicare data, we investigated ...  Read More

9. Midterm Results of Arthroscopic Treatment for Recalcitrant Lateral Epicondylitis of the Elbow

Hossein Saremi; Mohammad A. Seydan; Mohamad A. Seifrabiei

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, Pages 184-189

  Background: An effective treatment for the elbow recalcitrant lateral epicondylitis is arthroscopic surgery. This studyevaluated the midterm results of treating recalcitrant lateral epicondylitis with arthroscopic surgery.Methods: A total of 40 subjects with recalcitrant lateral epicondylitis prepared ...  Read More

10. Clinical Outcomes of Intramedullary and Extramedullary Fixation in Unstable Intertrochanteric Fractures: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Ali Andalib; Mohammadreza Etemadifar; Pedram Yavari

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, Pages 190-197

  Background: The best method for repairing intertrochanteric fractures is still controversial. The fixation methods includeextramedullary (EM) and intramedullary (IM). Studies that compare IM and EM fixations for unstable hip fractures arerare. In this study, our goal was to compare the efficacy of EM ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
11. The Continued Utility and Viability of Dakin’s Solution in Both High- and Low-resource Settings

Taylor D. Ottesen; Rameez A. Qudsi; Alexis K. Kahanu; Belychagard Jean Baptiste; Pierre Marie Woolley; Adrienne R. Socci; George S.M. Dyer

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, Pages 198-203

  Healthcare is expensive and often inaccessible to many. As a result, surgeons must consider simple, less expensiveinterventions when possible. For wound care, an older but quite effective cleaning agent is Dakin’s solution (0.5%sodium hypochlorite), an easily made mixture of 100 milliliters (ml) ...  Read More

12. Intrathoracic Displacement of Fractured Right Humeral Head: A Case Report

Ali Sadighi; Touraj Asvadi Kermani; Parham Maroufi; Kosar Tarvirdizade; Atabak A.Kermani

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, Pages 204-208

  Intrathoracic displacement of the humeral head is a very uncommon condition and can be life threatening due to lungor heart injuries. There is a report of this condition where intrathoracic bone fragment was missed. Because of rareincidence there is no guideline for approach and treatment of this condition.We ...  Read More