1. Self-archiving of Our Own Articles: Romeo and Juliet Notes

Amir Reza Kachooei

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 218-219

  ree access to the articles is becoming more popular since it gives thousands of researchers access to millions of publications resulting in higher visibility and receiving much more citations, which often times might be the ultimate goal. For this reason, authors may seek a way to make the papers easily ...  Read More

2. Failure of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Gonzalo Samitier; Alejandro Marcano; Eduard Alentorn-Geli; Ramon Cugat; Kevin Farmer; Micheal Moser

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 220-240

    The present review classifies and describes the multifactorial causes of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery failure, concentrating on preventing and resolving such situations. The article particularly focuses on those causes that require ACL revision due to recurrent instability, without ...  Read More

3. Knee Fusion or Above-The-Knee Amputation after Failed Two-Stage Reimplantation Total Knee Arthroplasty

E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 241-243

  Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a serious complication of total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Control of infection after a failed two-stage TKA is not always possible, and the resolution of infection may require an above-knee amputation (AKA) or a the-knee (KF). The purpose of this review is to determine ...  Read More

4. Correlation of Reconstructed Scaphoid Morphology with Clinical Outcomes

Ahmadreza Afshar; Afshin Mohammadi; Kian Zohrabi; Nasrin Navaeifar; Sam Sami; Hassan Taleb

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 244-249

    Background: Scaphoid malunion alters the carpal kinematics and impairs clinical outcome because of pain, weakness, restricted range of motion and predisposing the wrist joint to early osteoarthritis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of the scaphoid morphological angles on clinical ...  Read More

5. Normal Age-Related Alterations on Distal Radius Radiography

Hamid Namazi; Rohallah Khaje

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 250-253

    Background: The present study was designed to ascertain serial changes on distal radius radiographic parameters attributable to aging.       Methods: In this prospective study, the sample consisted of 120 healthy individuals who were divided into four age groups each containing ...  Read More

6. Introduction of a New Suture Method in Repair of Peripheral Nerves Injured with a Sharp Mechanism

Alireza Saied; Majid Asadi Shekar; Amirreza Sadeghifar; Ali Karbalaeikhani

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 254-259

    Background: The standard method for repair of an injured peripheal nerve is epineural repair with separate sutures. Herein we describe a method in which the nerve is sutured with continous sutures. In fact this method has not been utilized for nerve repair previously and our purpose was to compare ...  Read More

7. Outcome of ACL Reconstruction and Concomitant Articular Injury Treatment

Seyed Mohammad Tahami; Seyed Mohammad Derakhshan rad

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 260-263

    Background: Articular cartilage injuries are a common clinical problem at the time of ACL reconstruction with an incidence rate of 16-46%. Good results of ACL reconstruction combined with the treatment of chondral lesions have been published in some studies. Method: After statistical analysis ...  Read More

8. Functional Outcome Following Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction with Rigid Fix: A Retrospective Observational Study

Satish Shervegar; Prashanth Nagaraj; Amit Grover; Niranthara Ganesh D.J.; Abdul Ravoof

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 264-268

    Background: No uniform consensus exists to decide type of fixation for arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Hypothsis: There is similar functional outcome after rigid fix compared to other methods of fixation which has been published. Study design: Retrospective observational ...  Read More

9. Risk of Spermatic Cord Injury During Anterior Pelvic Ring and Acetabular Surgery: An Anatomical Study

Reza Firoozabadi; Milton Routt; Paul Stafford

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 269-273

    Background: Anterior pelvic ring surgery includes a variety of plating techniques and insertion of retrograde superior pubic ramus screws. Anterior acetabular surgery also includes fixation through an ilioinguinal or Stoppa approach. These exposures risk injury to the spermatic cord and accompanying ...  Read More

10. Inguinal Abnormalities in Male Patients with Acetabular Fractures Treated Using an Ilioinguinal Exposure

Reza Firoozabadi; Paul Stafford; Milton Routt

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 274-279

  Purpose: Surgeons performing an ilioinguinal exposure for acetabular fracture surgery need to be aware of aberrant findings such as inguinal hernias and spermatic cord lesions. The purpose of this study is to report these occurrences in a clinical series of adult males undergoing acetabular fracture ...  Read More

11. Comparison of Intravenous Morphine with Sublingual Buprenorphine in Management of Postoperative Pain after Closed Reduction Orthopedic Surgery

Ghasem Soltani; Mahmood Khorsand; ALireza Sepehri Shamloo; Lida Jarahi; Nahid Zirak

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 280-285

    Background: Postoperative pain is a common side effect following surgery that can significantly reduce surgical quality and patient’s satisfaction. Treatment options are morphine and buprenorphine. We aimed to compare the efficacy of a single dose of intravenous morphine with sublingual ...  Read More

12. Assessment of Correlation Between MRI and Arthroscopic Pathologic Findings in the Shoulder Joint

Omid Momenzadeh; Mohamad Gerami; Sepideh Sefidbakht; Sakineh Dehghani

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 286-290

    Background: The objective of this study was to determine the diagnostic value of magnetic resonance imaging for shoulder joint pathologies and then compare the results with arthroscopy, the standard for joint diagnosis. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 80 patients with shoulder joint disorders, ...  Read More

13. Bacille Calmette-Guérin osteomyelitis

Mohammad GHarehdaghi; Mohammad Hassani; Elaheh Ghodsi; Alireza Khooei; Amir Moayedpour

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 291-295

    Background: Tuberculosis is an essential problem for healthcare systems especially in developing countries . All newborns are given Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine in Iran which is prepared from live bovine tuberculosis bacillus, and is given to protect against tuberculosis. Osteomyelitis ...  Read More

14. Unusual Presentation of Synovial Sarcoma as Meniscal Cyst: A Case Report

Khodamorad Jamshidi; Hooman Yahazadeh; Abolfazl Bagherifard

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 296-299

    Periarticular cyst and cystic soft tissue lesion around the knee are common. Synovial sarcoma is a rare and malignant soft tissue tumor accounting for approximately 5% of soft tissue sarcoma. A case is presented where a lesion adjacent to the joint line of the knee was diagnosed clinically and ...  Read More

15. First Carpometacarpal Joint Dislocation and Review of Literatures

Farivar Lahiji; Reza Zandi; Arash Maleki

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 300-303

    Dislocation of the first carpometacarpal (CMC) is a rare occurrence. Treatment of this dislocation varies from closed reduction and casting to ligament repair. Neglected dislocation or incomplete reduction of the 1st CMC cause chronic instability and painful arthritis, muscle imbalance and decreased ...  Read More