4. Nonspecific Arm Pain

Ali Moradi; Mohammad H Ebrahimzadeh; David Ring

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 53-58

Abstract
    Nonspecific activity-related arm pain is characterized by an absence of objective physical findings and symptoms that do not correspond with objective pathophysiology. Arm pain without strict diagnosis is often related to activity, work-related activity in particular, and is often seen in patients ...  Read More

5. Injuries Associated with Femoral Shaft Fractures with Special Emphasis on Occult Injuries

E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan; Luis Moraleda; Primitivo Gomez-Cardero

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 59-63

Abstract
    Background: Fractures of the femoral shaft are mostly the result of high-energy accidents that also cause multiple trauma injuries, in particular ipsilateral knee and hip injuries. The purpose of this study was to investigate the incidence of injuries associated with femoral shaft fractures and ...  Read More

6. Treatment of Pediatric Open Femoral Fractures with External Fixator Versus Flexible Intramedullary Nails

Hossein Aslani; Ali Tabrizi; Ali Sadighi; Ahmad R Mirbolook

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 64-67

Abstract
    Background: In children, inappropriate treatment of open femoral fractures may induce several complications. A few studies have compared the external fixator with flexible intramedullary nails in high-grade open femoral fractures of children. The present study aims at comparing results of these ...  Read More

7. Osseous Tumours of the Hand: A Review of 99 Cases in 20 Years

Mahmoud Farzan; Parviz Ahangar; Hamed Mazoochy; Mohammad Vahedian Ardakani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 68-73

Abstract
    Background: Tumors involving the hand skeleton are rare. However, a basic knowledge of hand tumors is necessary for every clinician. This is due to the importance of distinguishing typical benign tumors from life or limb threatening malignant ones. Methods: This study is a review of 99 cases of ...  Read More

8. Trans-Scaphoid Perilunate Fracture-Dislocation and Isolated Perilunate Dislocations; Surgical Versus Non Surgical Treatment

Farshid Bagheri; Mohhamad H Taraz Jamshidi; Ali Birjandinejad; Seyyed Reza Sharifi Daloei; Masoud Mirkazemi; Meysam Fathi Choghadeh; Maryam Asadian; Hasan Rahimi Shorin

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 74-77

Abstract
    Background: Trans-scaphoid perilunate fracture-dislocation and perilunate dislocations are among uncommon injuries, most commonly seen in young patients due to high energy trauma. The treatment can be achieved either surgically by open reduc tion and internal fixation or closed reduction and casting. ...  Read More

9. Prevalence and Severity of Preoperative Disabilities in Iranian Patients with Lumbar Disc Herniation

Farzad Omidi-Kashani; Ebrahim Ghayem Hasankhani; Mohammad Hallaj Moghadam; Mohammad Sadegh Esfandiari

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 78-81

Abstract
    Background: Literature recommends that refractory cases with lumbar disc herniation and appropriate indications are better to be treated surgically, but do all the patients throughout the world consent to the surgery with a same disability and pain threshold? We aim to elucidate the prevalence ...  Read More

10. The Relationship Between Morphology of Lumbar Disc Herniation and MRI Changes in Adjacent Vertebral Bodies

Hamed Reyhani Kermani; Ehsan Keykhosravi; Masoud Mirkazemi; Mohammad Reza Ehsaei

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 82-85

Abstract
    Background: Intervertebral disc herniation has two common types, extrusion and protrusion, which may affect the adjacent vertebrae.In addition, it is associated with significant signal changes in T1 MRI (short TR/TE) and T2 MRI (long TR/TE).   Methods: The present study is a cross-sectional ...  Read More

11. Achilles Tendon Repair, A Modified Technique

Sohrab Keyhani; Mohsen Mardani-Kivi; Mohammadreza Abbasian; Mohammad Emami Moghaddam Tehrani; Farivar Abdollahzadeh Lahiji

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 86-89

Abstract
    Background: Wound complications following open repair for acute Achilles tendon ruptures (AATR) remain the subject of significant debate. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of covering repaired AATR using well-nourished connective tissues (paratenon and deep fascia) to avoid complications ...  Read More

12. Clinical Outcome of Femoral Osteotomy in Patients with Legg-Calve´-Perthes Disease

Mohammad Hallaj Moghadam; Ali Moradi; Farzad Omidi-Kashani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 90-93

Abstract
    Background: Legg-Calve´-Perthes disease is a juvenile idiopathic osteonecrosis in which the blood supply of femoral head is not sufficient and the bone dies provisionally. The aim of this study is to evaluate outcome of Femoral osteotomy in children with LCPD in our University Hospital. ...  Read More

13. Accuracy of Lachman and Anterior Drawer Tests for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

Hadi Makhmalbaf; Ali Moradi; Saeid Ganji; Farzad Omidi-Kashani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 94-97

Abstract
    Background: The knee joint is prone to injury because of its complexity and weight-bearing function. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures happen in young and physically active population and can result in instability, meniscal tears, and articular cartilage damage. The aim of this study is ...  Read More

14. Syndesmotic Malreduction after Ankle ORIF; Is Radiography Sufficient?

Alireza Manafi Rasi; Gholamhossein Kazemian; Mohamad M Omidian; Ali Nemati

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 98-102

Abstract
    Background: Ankle fractures, especially those resulting from external rotation mechanisms are associated with injury to the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis. Some authors have recommended performing CT scanning after open ankle surgery to evaluate the reduction of syndesmosis. In this current study, ...  Read More

15. An Epidemiological and Etiological Report on Lower Extremity Amputation in Northwest of Iran

Alireza Rouhani; Saeid Mohajerzadeh

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 103-106

Abstract
    Background: Lower extremity amputation has different etiologies and the purpose of the study was to describe the demographics and etiologies of amputations. This study was designed to evaluate amputations performed in the province of Eastern Azerbaijan (north-west of Iran) and to     ...  Read More

16. Skeletal Sarcoma on the Site of Retained War Bullet Fragments and a Literature Review on Long-Term Complications of Retained War Shells

Mohammad H Ebrahimzadeh; Ehsan Vahedi; Rashid Ganji; Shahram Bozorgnia

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 107-111

Abstract
    Long-term complications of retained war fragments in the body are not completely known. Also, bullet migration and slow resorption of metals and distortion in some imaging modalities are frequent and well recognized complications but, now we are concerned about neoplastic changes near the retained ...  Read More

17. Skeletal Tuberculosis Presenting as a Small Cystic Lesion in the Medial Femoral Condyle

Asghar Elmi; Ali Tabrizi; Fardin Mirza Tolouei

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 112-115

Abstract
    Skeletal tuberculosis is an unusual disease involving bone and joints and it may have different manifestations. This report introduces a 25-year-old woman suffering from chronic knee pain without any response to conservative treatments for one year. X-ray was normal but CT-scan and MRI indicated ...  Read More

18. Vicious Cycle of Multiple Invasive Treatments in a Hemophilic Inhibitor Positive Child with Resistant Knee Flexion Contracture, A Case Report

Amir Reza Kachooei; Zahra Badiei; Mohammad E Zandinezhad

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, Pages 116-119

Abstract
    Uncontrolled recurrent hemarthrosis can end to contracture, deformity, pain, joint destruction and gait disorders which are disabling. We are going to report a challenge, a unilateral knee flexion contracture in a child with severe hemophilia A and inhibitor who underwent different treatment options ...  Read More