1. “Ceramic” databases improve the retrospective studies in orthopedic surgery

Ali Moradi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 71-71

  Technology has affected all aspects of our lives, but it seems that it does not penetrate to clinical research centers as much as other fields.   For example, technology could be used to promote the quality of “Retrospective” studies as much as it become near to the “Prospective” ...  Read More

2. Prevention of Periprosthetic Joint Infection

Alisina Shahi; Javad Parvizi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 72-81

  Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a calamitous complication with high morbidity and substantial cost. The reported incidence is low but it is probably underestimated due to the difficulty in diagnosis. PJI has challenged the orthopaedic community for several years and despite all the advances in this ...  Read More

3. Two-Stage Nerve Graft in Severe Scar: A Time-Course Study in a Rat Model

Shayan Abdollah Zadegan; Masoumeh Firouzi; Mohammad Hossein Nabian; Leila Oriady Zanjani; Ahmad Mohebbi Ashtiani; Reza Shahryar Kamrani

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 82-87

  excessive scarring; paralleling the process in tendon reconstruction of the hand. Inspired by the advantages of the two-stage technique in tendon grafting and with encouraging preliminary results, we aimed to investigate the two-stage nerve grafting technique as an alternative method of secondary nerve ...  Read More

4. Radial Head Prosthesis Removal:a Retrospective Case Series of 14 Patients

Valentin Neuhaus; Dimitrios C. Christoforou; Amir Reza Kachooei; Jesse B. Jupiter; David C. Ring; Chaitanya S. Mudgal

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 88-93

  Background:  The purpose of this study was to report the preoperative complaints and postoperative outcome of patients after removal of the radial head prosthesis.   Methods:  This is a retrospective review of 14 adult patients (6 females and 8 males) from 2007 ...  Read More

5. Sternocostoclavicular Joint Swelling; Diagnosis of a Neglected Entity

Deep Sharma; Pooja Dhiman; Jagdish Menon; Komuravalli Varun krishna

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 94-98

  Background:  Sternocostoclavicular joint (SCCJ) swelling is an underdiagnosed, albeit important entity in clinical practice. The present study was conducted in order to identify the incidence and common causes of this entity.  Methods:  Patients presenting to the Orthopaedic ...  Read More

6. Is there any Correlation Between Patient Height and Patellar Tendon Length?

Amir Mohammad Navali; Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 99-103

   Background: A potential specific problem of patellar tendon graft in ACL reconstruction is the possibility of graft-tunnel mismatch which could be more problematic with anatomic ACL reconstruction where the femoral tunnel is placed low on the lateral wall of the lateral femoral condyle. The ...  Read More

7. Arthroscopic Meniscal Repair: “Modified Outside-In Technique”

Sohrab Keyhani; Mohammadreza Abbasian; Nasim Siatiri; Ali Sarvi; Mohsen Mardani Kivi; Ali Akbar Esmailiejah

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 104-108

  Background:  Despite the introduction of different techniques for meniscal repair, no single procedure is superior in all situations. The new method for meniscal repair named “ modified outside-in technique ” aims to achieve higher primary fixation strength by ...  Read More

8. Evaluation of Patient Outcome and Satisfaction after Surgical Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Using Scoliosis Research Society-30

Hasan Ghandehari; Maryam Ameri Mahabadi; Seyed Mani Mahdavi; Seyed Hossein Vahid Tari; Ali Shahsavaripour; Farshad Safdari

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 109-113

  Background:  Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) may lead to physical and mental problems. It also can adversely affect patient satisfaction and the quality of life. In this study, we assessed the outcomes and satisfaction rate after surgical treatment of AIS using scoliosis research ...  Read More

9. A Survey of Severity and Distribution of Musculoskeletal Pain in Multiple Sclerosis Patients; a Cross-Sectional Study

Masoud ShayestehAzar; Mohammad Hossein Kariminasab; Majid Sajjadi Saravi; Mahmoud Abedini; Mehran Fazli; Seyyed Abbas Hashemi; Pedram Abdizadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 114-118

    Background: Pain, a common phenomenon in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, is associated with many symptoms and problems.  To investigation severity and distribution of musculoskeletal pain in MS patients. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 115 members of the ...  Read More

10. Outcome of Distal Both Bone Leg Fractures Fixed by Intramedulary Nail for Fibula & MIPPO in Tibia

Anil Gupta; Rashid Anjum; Navdeep Singh; Shafiq Hackla

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 119-123

  Background:  Fractures of the distal third of the tibia are mostly associated with a fibular fracture that often requires fixation. The preferred treatment of distal tibial fracture is the minimally invasive percutaneous plate osteosynthesis  (MIPPO) procedure. However, there are ...  Read More

11. Adult Degenerative Scoliosis with Spinal Stenosis Treated with Stand-Alone Cage via an Extreme Lateral Transpsoas Approach; a Case Report and Literature Review

Arvind von Keudell; Marjan Alimi; Harry Gebhard; Roger Härtl

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 124-129

  We report the case of a 73-year-old female with severe degenerative scoliosis and back and leg pain that wassuccessfully treated with stand- alone cages via an extreme lateral transpsoas approach. This patient had declinedopen surgery and instrumentation due to her advanced age concerns about potential ...  Read More

12. A Pitfall in Fixation of Distal Humeral Fractures with Pre-Contoured Locking Compression Plate

Prakash Jayakumar; David Ring

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 130-133

  Anatomically precontoured locking plates are intended to facilitate the fixation of articular fractures and particularly those associated with osteoporosis. Fractures of the distal humerus are relatively uncommon injuries where operative intervention can be exceptionally challenging. The distal humeral ...  Read More

13. An Unusual Case of a Large Hematorrachis Associated with Multi-Level Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures; a Case Report

T.V. Ravi Kumar; Daksh Gadi; Rao Raghavendra; Joseph Vinay Mathew

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 134-136

  Spinal epidural haemorrhage may present as back pain associated with radicular symptoms and can be a catastrophic clinical scenario with progression to paraplegia or even sudden death. Being a rare entity, it needs a high index ofclinical suspicion to diagnose it. Fractures have been documented as a ...  Read More

14. Femoral Condyle Fracture during Revision of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Case Report and a Review of Literature

Sohrab Keyhani; Arash Sharafat Vaziri; Hossein Shafiei; Mohsen Mardani-Kivi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 137-140

   Background: A rare and devastating complication following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) revision reconstruction is femoral fracture.    Case presentation: A 35-year old male soccer player with a history of ACL tear from the previous year ago, who underwent arthroscopic ...  Read More

15. Childhood Facial Osteosracoma: a Case Report

Hamid Farhangih; Mahdi Farzadnia; Ali Alamdaran

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 141-143

  Osteosarcoma (OS) is the eighth common cancer of childhood and its incidence is 4 cases in one million in children younger than 14. Facial OS incidence is estimated between 8 and 10% of OS cases. The main etiology of OS is unknown, but various predisposing factors are proposed such as radiation, radiotherapy, ...  Read More

16. Elbow Stiffness Secondary to Elbow Joint Osteoid Osteoma, a Diagnostic Dilemma

Ebrahimzadeh Mohammad Hosein; Meysam Fathi Choghadeh; Ali Moradi; Hamid Hejrati Kalati; Amir H jafarian

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 144-147

  We present a 23-year-old man with distal humerus osteoid osteoma referring to our hospital with pain and progressive stiffness. The patient has been suffering from the disease for two years without a certain diagnosis. The radiographies of elbow did not reveal the pathology but further CT scan and MRI ...  Read More