1. Evolution in diagnosis and treatment of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease

Seyed Mahdi Mazloumi; Mohammad Hoesin Ebrahimzadeh; Amir Reza Kachooei

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 86-92

  Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) is an idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head with variable complications and resultant deformity of the femoral head and osteoarthritis. Suggested risk factors are acetabular retroversion, obesity, latitude, hyperactivity, and coagulopathy. The most commonly ...  Read More

2. Orthopedic Lesions in Tethered Cord Syndrome: The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Treatment on Patient Outcome

Mohammad Gharedaghi; Fariborz Samini; Hosein Mashhadinejad; Mahdi Khajavi; Mohammad Samini

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 93-97

  Background:   Many of the patients with tethered cord syndrome (TCS) are admitted because of neurological symptoms, while some are admitted because of their orthopedic, urologic, anorectal, and dermatologic manifestations.Consequently, this study aimed to evaluate the importance of early diagnosis ...  Read More

3. Comparison of Three Different Methods of Skin Closure in Anterior Midline Incisions of the Knee

Amir Mohammad Navali; Ali Tabrizi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 98-102

  Background:  Few clinical trials have studied the functional and cosmetic outcomes of different closure tech- niques of surgical incisions. Skin wound and incision closure methods may influence the healing process and cos- metic outcome. The present study aims at comparing three different suture ...  Read More

4. Comparison of Outcome of Femoral Shaft Fracture Fixation with Intramedullary Nail in Elderly Patient and Patients Younger than 60 Years Old

Asgar Elmi; Ali Reza Rohani; Ali Tabrizi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 103-105

  Background:   Although intramedullary nailing (IMN) is an established and accepted operative treatment for femoral shaft fracture in patients younger than 60, there is a lack of data on the results of this treatment on those over 60. The purpose of this study was to determine if the outcome of IMN ...  Read More

5. Prevalence of Malignant Soft Tissue Tumors inExtremities: An Epidemiological Study in Syria

Habib Reshadi; Alireza Rouhani; Saeid Mohajerzadeh; Marvan Moosa; Asghar Elmi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 106-110

  Background:   Although the majority of soft tissue masses are benign, it is important to consider malignancy in differential diagnoses. Because most soft tissue sarcomas present as a painless mass, clinicians must watch for signs suggestive of malignancy, including large size, rapid growth, and ...  Read More

6. Snow Catastrophe Conditions: What is its Impact on Orthopedic Injuries?

Mohsen Mardani-Kivi; Mahmoud Karimi-Mobarakeh; Ehsan Kazemnejad; Khashayar Saheb-Ekhtiari; Keyvan Hashemi-Motlagh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 111-113

  Background:   Iran places sixth amongst high risk natural disaster countries and Guilan province of Iran shoulders a large amount of socio-economic burden due to snow catastrophes. The more knowledge of circumstances we have, the more efficient our future encounters will be. Methods: In this retrospective ...  Read More

7. Posterior Vertebral Injury; Is This a Burst Fracture or a Flexion-Distraction Injury?

Farzad Omidi-Kashani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 114-116

  In thoracolumbar spinal fractures with posterior column injury for applying proper management, it is important to distinguish a flexion-distraction injury (FDI) from a three column burst fracture (BF) as in clinical examination, both may have a similar significant tenderness on direct spinal palpation. ...  Read More

8. Trend of Elevator-Related Accidents in Tehran

Ali Khaji; Syyed Mohammad Ghodsi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 117-120

  Background:   Elevator-related accidents are uncommon, but can cause significant injury. However, little data exist on these types of accidents. To compile and analyze accident data involving elevators in an effort to eliminate or at least significantly reduce such accidents. Methods: In this retrospective ...  Read More

9. Contribution of Surgery in Solitary Plasmacytoma of Spine; A Case Report

Babak Mirzashahi; Hamed Mazoochy; Reza Khalili Jamnani; Abdolnaser Farzan

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 121-125

  Solitary plasmacytoma of bone is a rare malignant tumor mostly involving the axial skeleton. The tumor occurs in middle- aged or elderly people (mean age: 55 years) and has a high risk of progression to multiple myeloma. Radiotherapy is the preferred treatment for this disease. We report a case of recurrent ...  Read More