1. Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head: Are Any Genes Involved?

Farzaneh Pouya; Mohammad Amin Kerachian

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 149-155


  Avascular necrosis of the femoral head (ANFH) is a pathologic process that results from interruption of blood supply to the femur bone resulting in the death of bone cells and collapse of the femoral head. Nontraumatic ANFH continuesto be a significant challenge to orthopedic surgeons. While the exact ...  Read More

2. Radial Tunnel Syndrome, Diagnostic and Treatment Dilemma

Ali Moradi; Mohammad Hosein Ebrahimzadeh; Jesse Jupiter

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 156-162


  Radial tunnel syndrome is a disease which we should consider it in elbow and forearm pains. It is diagnosed with lateral elbow and dorsal forearm pain may radiate to the wrist and dorsum of the fingers. The disease is more prevalent in women with the age of 30 to 50 years old. It occurs by intermittent ...  Read More

3. Reliability, Readability and Quality of Online Information about Femoracetabular Impingement

Fatih Küçükdurmaz; Miguel Gomez; Eric Secrist; Javad Parvizi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 163-168


  Background: The Internet has become the most widely-used source for patients seeking information more about their health and many sites geared towards this audience have gained widespread use in recent years. Additionally, many healthcare institutions publish their own patient-education web sites with ...  Read More

4. Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous Medial Pinning of Pediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fractures to Avoid Ulnar Nerve Injury.

Francisco Soldado; Jorge Knorr; Sleiman Haddad; Paula Diaz-Gallardo; Jordi Palau-Gonzalez; Vasco Mascarenhas; Samir Karmali; Jerome Sales De Gauzay

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 169-172


  Background:  Medial pinning is one of the most controversial aspects of the surgical treatment of supracondylar fractures (SHF) owing to the risk of ulnar nerve injury.  Aim: To evaluate the safety and usefulness of medial pinning for SHF using ultrasound imaging for ulnar nerve visualization.   ...  Read More

5. Short-Term Clinical Outcomes of Radial Shortening Osteotomy and Capitates Shortening Osteotomy in Kienböck Disease

Ahmadreza Afshar; Mohsen Mehdizadeh; Hamidreza Khalkhali

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 173-178


  Background:  There is no consensus on the best surgical treatment in Kienböck disease. We compared the shortterm outcomes of radial shortening osteotomy and capitate shortening osteotomy in patients affected with this disease.  Methods:  In a retrospective study of 21 patients with ...  Read More

6. Clinical Results of Meniscal Repair Using Submeniscal Horizontal Sutures

Amir Mohammad Navali; Hossein Aslani

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 179-183


  Background:  Parts of the implants placed over the meniscus during meniscal repair can wear down the cartilage in the contact zones and cause chronic synovitis. Placing horizontal sutures under the meniscus may overcome this potential hazard. The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate ...  Read More

7. Hardware Removal Due to Infection after Open Reduction and Internal Fixation: Trends and Predictors

Mohammad Rasouli; Jessica Viola; Mitchell Maltenfort; Alisina Shahi; Javad Parvizi; James Krieg

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 184-192


  Background:  Little is known about trends and predictors of hardware related infection following open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of extremity fractures, one of the major causes of failure following ORIF. The present study was designed and conducted to determine trends and predictors ...  Read More

8. Effectiveness of the Gastrocsoleous Flap for Coverage of Soft Tissue Defects in Leg with Emphasis on the Distal Third

Ali Karbalaeikhani; Alireza Saied; Afshin Heshmati

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 193-197


  Background: The standard methods for reconstruction of soft tissue defects in the leg include gastrocnemius flap for proximal third defects, soleus flap for middle third and free flap in the distal third. However, there are problems with the use of free flap, like increased operative time, damage of ...  Read More

9. Factors Associated with Operative Treatment of De Quervain Tendinopathy

Amir Reza Kachooei; Sjoerd P.F.T Nota; . Mariano Esteban Menendez; George S.M. Dyer; David Ring

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 198-203


  Background:  Geographic and doctor-to-doctor variations in care are a focus of quality and safety efforts in medicine. This study addresses factors associated with variation in the rate of operative treatment of de Quervain tendinopathy.   Methods: We used a database including all patient ...  Read More

10. Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy in a 5-Year-Old Child with Congenital Kyphosis

Farzad Omidi-Kashani

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 204-206


  Vertebral anomalies may also distort the normal regional or global spinal alignment and necessitate some therapeutic interventions. Hemiepiphysiodesis is a traditional procedure usually described for these young patients but in more severe cases some type of osteotomy seems to be necessary. In this technical ...  Read More

11. Hip Arthroplasty and its Revision in a Child: Case Report and Literature Review

Mohammad Gharehdaghi; Hasan Rahimi; Reza Eshraghi; Alireza Mousavian; Maryam Asadian

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 207-211


  Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is the leading cause of hip replacement in young children. However, arthroplasty in this population is challenging with several concerns about quality of the growing bone, young age for revision surgery, and difficulties in potential several revisions. In this study we introduce ...  Read More

12. Overlapped Pubic Symphysis; a Case Report and Review of the Literature

Ahmadreza Afshar; Mehdi Koushkzari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 212-216


  Overlapped pubic symphysis is a rare but serious pelvic injury. This study presents a case of overlapped dislocation of the pubic symphysis. He was managed by closed reduction under general anesthesia. The patient had urethral transsection.At the latest follow up, seven months post injury; he was able ...  Read More

13. Femoral Condyle Fracture during Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Selahattin Ozyurek

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 217-217


  Dear Editor,We have greatly enjoyed reading the case report entitled “‘Femoral Condyle Fracture during Revision of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Case Report and a Review of Literature in the issue of Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2015;3(2) with great interest. We would like to commend the ...  Read More