3. Intraarticular Injections of Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP)in the Management of Knee Osteoarthritis

E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, Pages 5-8


    The clinical use of PRP therapy in the practical setting of orthopaedic fields is increasing partly because of the accessibility of devices that are used in outpatient preparation and delivery. Another reason is the strong advertisement of PRP procedures as the ultimate treatment and novel technology ...  Read More

4. Percutaneous Vertebroplasty in Iranian Patients with Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures

Farzad Omidi Kashani; Ebrahim Ghayem Hasankhani; Mohammad H Ebrahimzadeh; Amir Reza Kachooei; Mohammad Hasani; Ali Moradi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, Pages 9-13


  Background: Osteoporotic compression vertebral fractures are common clinical problems. In those with refractory fractures, percutaneous cement augmentation has been suggested. The aim of this study was to evaluate the functional outcome of percutaneous vertebroplasty in Iranian patients with refractory ...  Read More

5. Comparison of Intertrochanteric Fracture Fixation with Dynamic Hip Screw and Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty Techniques

Mohammad Emami; Ali Reza Manafi; Behroz Hashemi; Ali Nemati; Saeed Safari

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, Pages 14-17


  Background: At present, there is no consensus on an appropriate treatment modality for intertrochanteric fractures in the elderly with background diseases. The aim of the present study was to compare treatment outcomes of intertrochanteric fractures reduced with dynamic hip screws (DHS) and bipolar hemiarthroplasty ...  Read More

6. Is Gabapentin Effective on Pain Management after Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruc tion? A Triple Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial

Mohsen Mrdani Kivi; Mohammad Karimi Mobarakeh; Sohrab Keyhani; Keyvan Hashemi Motlagh; Khashayar sahab Ekhtiari

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, Pages 18-22


  Background: Acute pain is common after arthroscopic surgeries and it is one of the most important causes of patient dissatisfaction, admission time and increased morbidity . Gabapentin with anti-hyperalgesic effects can play a critical role in pre-emptive analgesia methods. The aim of this study was ...  Read More

7. Carpal Tunnel Release in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Patients

Mohammad H Ebrahimzadeh; Hosein Mashhadi Nejad; Ali Moradi; Amir Reza Kachooei

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, Pages 23-26


  Background: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a compression neuropathy that causes paresthesia, pain or numbness in the territory of median nerve. The aim of this study is to compare the open surgery outcome and patients` satisfaction in carpal tunnel syndrome among diabetic and non-diabetic patients. ...  Read More

8. Effects of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs onFlexor Tendon Rehabilitation after Repair

Alireza Rouhani; Ali Tabrizi; Ehsan Ghavidel

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, Pages 28-30


    Background: Peritendinous adhesions after repairing an injury to the digital flexor tendons are a major problem in hand surgery. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug therapy may affect tendon healing and the development of peritendinous adhesions. The aim of this study was to evaluate ibuprofen ...  Read More

9. A Modified Triple Pelvic Osteotomy for the Treatment of Hip Hypoplasia

Hassan Rahimi; Amir Reza Kachooei; Mohammad Hallaj moghaddam; Mohamad Gharedaghi; Masoud Mirkazemi; Omid Shahpari; Mohammad Hassani; Ali Moradi; Maryam Asadian

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, Pages 31-34


    Background: The prevalence of hip dysplasia is 1 in 1000. Several pelvic osteotomy methods have been developed to prevent early osteoarthritis, such as triple osteotomy. In this study we are going to introduce our new technique that was done on 4 patients with favorable short-term results.   ...  Read More

10. Migration of a Broken Steinman Pin into the Posterior Compartment of the Leg 12 Years after Total Hip Arthroplasty

Ali Birjandi Nejad; Mohammad Kaveh; Amir Reza Fatehi; Hami Ashraf; Mohammad H Taraz Jamshidi; Mohammad Hosein Ebrahimzadeh; Reza Shiravani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, Pages 35-37


  This report is on a migration of a Steinman pin into the posterior com Department of the calf. It was used to fix a greater trochanteric osteotomy in a total hip arthroplasty. The puzzling note is how this metal piece passed through the anterolateral compartment of the thigh to the posterior compartment ...  Read More

11. Arthroscopic Ablation of Osteoid Osteoma in the Wrist

Reza Shahryar Kamrani; Leyla Farhadi; Sahra Emamzadehfard

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, Pages 38-40


    Osteoid osteoma is a benign bone tumor that rarely involves joints. Although there are several reports of arthroscopic osteoid osteoma excisions, to our knowledge, there are no reports of this type of treatment for osteoid osteoma in carpal bones. We report two cases of arthroscopic (a person ...  Read More

12. Infected Textiloma, 35 Years after the Operation forFemur Fracture, an extermly rare occurance

Amir Reza Sadeghifar; Ali Reza Saeed

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, Pages 41-43


    Retained gauze after surgery is an uncommon error and it may be associated with many complications. We are reporting our case to call attention to the fact that retained gauze may become symptomatic even after a very long interval. Herein we report on a patient who developed infection and fistula ...  Read More