Sport Medicine
1. Restoring Nature Through Individualized Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Surgery

Amir Ata Rahnemai-Azar; Soheil Sabzevari; Sebastián Irarrázaval; Tom Chao; Freddie Fu

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 289-290

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7544

Abstract
  Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery has significantly evolved in recent years. This has led to development of new technologies that facilitate the diagnosis of ACL injury and the application of state of the art methods for treatment. In particular, individualized anatomical ACL reconstruction ...  Read More

Sport Medicine
2. Anatomical Individualized ACL Reconstruction

Amir Ata Rahnemai-Azar; Soheil Sabzevari; Sebastián Irarrázaval; Tom Chao; Freddie Fu

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 291-297

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7543

Abstract
    The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is composed of two bundles, which work together to provide both antero-posterior and rotatory stability of the knee. Understanding the anatomy and function of the ACL plays a key role in management of patients with ACL injury. Anatomic ACL reconstruction aims ...  Read More

Knee
3. The Effect of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome on Gait Parameters: A Literature Review

Mokhtar Arazpour; Fateme Bahramian; Atefe Aboutorabi; Seyed Taghi Nourbakhsh; Ardeshir Alidousti; Hamidreza Aslani

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 298-306

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7541

Abstract
    Background: Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is one of the most frequent causes of anterior knee pain in adolescents and adults. This disorder can have a big effect on patients’ ability and quality of life and gait.   Methods: This review included all articles published during 1990 ...  Read More

4. Unicompartmental Knee Osteoarthritis (UKOA): Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty (UKA) or High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO)?

E. Carlos RODRIGUEZ-MERCHAN

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 307-313

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2015.5815

Abstract
    Background: The aim of this review article is to analyze the results of high tibial osteotomy compared to unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in patients with unicompartmental knee osteoarthritis.   Methods: The search engine used was PubMed. The keywords were: "high tibial osteotomy versus ...  Read More

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
5. Predicting the Hamstring Tendon Diameter Using Anthropometric Parameters

Mohsen Mardani-Kivi; Mahmoud Karimi-Mobarakeh; Ahmadreza Mirbolook; Sohrab Keyhani; Khashayar Saheb-Ekhtiari; Keyvan Hashemi-Motlagh; Parham Porteghali

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 314-317

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7535

Abstract
    Background: Despite the importance of hamstring tendon autograft, one major disadvantage in applying this technique in the surgical reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament is individual variability in the tendon diameter. Hence, the purpose of the present study was to use anthropometric ...  Read More

Shoulder
6. Proximity of Vital Structures to the Clavicle: Comparison of Fractured and Non-fractured Side

Frans Mulder; Jos Mellema; David Ring

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 318-322

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.6698

Abstract
    Background: Previous anatomic and radiological studies have described the relationship of the clavicle to major neurovascular structures in healthy subjects. We were curious about this relationship in patients with a clavicle fracture and if it is different from non-fractured clavicles.   ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
7. Potential Role of Local Estrogen in Enhancement of Fracture Healing: Preclinical Study in Rabbits

Mohammad Tahami; Behrooz Haddad; Armin Abtahian; Ali Hashemi; Amir Aminian; Sujith Konan

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 323-329

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7536

Abstract
        Background: Effects of estrogen on bone metabolism and its protective role on prevention of osteoporosis are well   documented. However, the efficacy of estrogen treatment on bone healing is not well investigated. The drug can be delivered both systemically or locally to the ...  Read More

Shoulder
8. Long-term Results, Functional Outcomes and Complications after Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Neglected and Displaced Greater Tuberosity of Humerus Fractures

Morteza Nakhaei Amroodi; Vahid Behshad; Paniz Motaghi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 330-336

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7540

Abstract
    Background: Humerus fractures include 5% to 8% of total fractures. Non-union and delayed union of GT (GT) fractures is uncommon; however they present a challenge to the orthopedic surgeons. Significant controversy surrounds optimal treatment of neglected fractures. The purpose of this article ...  Read More

Trauma
9. Does Computed Tomography Change our Observation and Management of Fracture Non-Unions?

Ydo V. Kleinlugtenbelt; Vanessa A.B. Scholtes; Jay Toor; Christian Amaechi; Mario Maas; Mohit Bhandari; Rudolf W. Poolman; Peter Kloen

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 337-342

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7534

Abstract
    Background: The purpose of this study was to determine whether Multi-Detector Computed Tomography (MDCT) in addition to plain radiographs influences radiologists’ and orthopedic surgeons’ diagnosis and treatment plans for delayed unions and non-unions.   Methods: A retrospective ...  Read More

Hand
10. Inter-observer agreement between 2-dimensional CT versus 3-dimensional I-Space model in the Diagnosis of Occult Scaphoid Fractures

Tessa Drijkoningen; Robert Knotter; Frank J. Beeres; Emile G. Coerkamp; Anton H.J. Koning; Steven J. Rhemrev

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 343-347

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.6598

Abstract
    Background: The I-Space is a radiological imaging system in which Computed Tomography (CT)-scans can be evaluated as a three dimensional hologram. The aim of this study is to analyze the value of virtual reality (I-Space) in diagnosing acute occult scaphoid fractures.   Methods: A convenient ...  Read More

11. A Slightly Dorsally Tilted Lunate on MRI can be Considered Normal

Anne-Carolin Doring; Celeste L. Overbeek; Teun Teunis; Stéphanie J.E. Becker; David Ring

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 348-352

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2015.6139

Abstract
    Background: Abnormal angulation of the lunate can be an indication of intercarpal pathology. On magnetic resonance images (MRIs) the lunate often looks dorsally angulated, even in healthy wrists. The tilt on individual slices can also be different and might be misinterpreted as pathological, contributing ...  Read More

12. Assessment of Decisional Conflict about the Treatment of Trigger Finger, Comparing Patients and Physicians

Michiel G.J.S. Hageman; Anne Caroline Döring; Silke A. Spit; Thierry G. Guitton; David Ring; Science Of Variation group

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 353-358

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.6319

Abstract
    Background: As an early step in the development of a decision aid for idiopathic trigger finger (TF) we were interested in the level of decisional conflict experienced by patients and hand surgeons. This study tested the null hypothesis that there is no difference in decisional conflict between ...  Read More

13. Predictors of Upper-Extremity Physical Function in Older Adults

Hugo H. Hermanussen; Mariano E. Menendez; Neal C. Chen; David Ring; Ana-Maria Vranceanu

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 359-365

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.6712

Abstract
    Background: Little is known about the influence of habitual participation in physical exercise and diet on upper-extremity physical function in older adults. To assess the relationship of general physical exercise and diet to upper-extremity physical function and pain intensity in older adults. ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
14. Surgical Treatment of Tennis Elbow; Minimal Incision Technique

Morteza Nakhaei Amroodi; Ali Mahmuudi; Mostafa Salariyeh; Arash Amiri

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 366-370

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7539

Abstract
    Background: When non-operative treatment of tennis elbow fails; a surgical procedure can be performed to improve the associated symptoms. Different surgical techniques for treatment of lateral epicondylitis are prescribed. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcomes of surgical ...  Read More

Hip
15. Assessment of Diagnostic Value of Single View Dynamic Technique in Diagnosis of Developmental Dysplasia of Hip: A Comparison with Static and Dynamic Ultrasond Techniques

Seyed Ali Alamdaran; Sahar Kazemi; Ali Parsa; Mohammad Hallaj Moghadam; Ali Feyzi; Reza Mardani

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 371-375

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7045

Abstract
     Background: Developmental dysplasia of hip (DDH) is a common childhood disorder, and ultrasonography examination is routinely used for screening purposes. In this study, we aimed to evaluate a modified combined static and dynamic  ultrasound technique for the detection of DDH and ...  Read More

16. Assessment of Coronal Radiographic Parameters of the Spine in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Mohsen Karami; Arash Maleki; keyan Mazda

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 376-380

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7538

Abstract
    Background: To determine the most important preoperative factors that affect postoperative coronal parameters of scoliotic curves.   Methods: All Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) patients included in the study were classified according to Lenke and King Classification. The fusion levels ...  Read More

Foot
17. Spinopelvic Fixation of Sacroiliac Joint Fractures and Fracture-Dislocations: A Clinical 8 Years Follow-Up Study

Mohammad R. Sobhan; Seyed Mohammad J. Abrisham; Mahmood Vakili; Saeed Shirdel

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 381-386

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7537

Abstract
    Background: Pelvic ring injuries and sacroiliac dislocations have significant impacts on patient’s quality of life. Several techniques have been described for posterior pelvic fixation. The current study has been designed to evaluate the spinopelvic method of fixation for sacroiliac fractures ...  Read More

Shoulder
18. Psychometric Properties of the Persian Version of the Simple Shoulder Test (SST) Questionnaire

Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Ehsan Vahedi; Aslan Baradaran; Ali Birjandinejad; Seyyed-Hadi Seyyed-Hoseinian; Farshid Bagheri; Amir R. Kachooei

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 387-392

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7545

Abstract
    Background: To validate the Persian version of the simple shoulder test in patients with shoulder joint problems.   Methods: Following Beaton`s guideline, translation and back translation was conducted. We reached to a consensus on the Persian version of SST. To test the face validity in ...  Read More

Knee
19. Arthroscopic Bridge Technique for PCL Avulsion: Surgical Technique and Key Points

Seyed Taghi Nourbakhsh; Fateme Bahramian; Zohreh Zafarani; Ardeshir Alidousti; Hamidreza Aslani

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 393-395

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7542

Abstract
  This study redescribes an arthroscopic bridge technique for repair of avulsion of the posterior cruciate ligament. The procedure is performed step-to-step. In this technique we created two bone tunnels in the anterior aspect of the tibia and inferior medial of the tibia tuberosity and then create suture ...  Read More

20. Complicated Congenital Dislocation of the Knee: A Case Report

Firooz Madadi; Mohammad A. Tahririan; Mohsen Karami; Firoozeh Madadi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 396-398

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.6711

Abstract
    Congenital dislocation of the knee (CDK) is a rare disorder. We report the case of a 7-year-old girl with bilateral knee stiffness, marked anterior bowing of both legs, and inability to walk without aid. Radiologic investigation revealed bilateral knee joint dislocation accompanied by severe anterior ...  Read More

21. Ossified Dorsal Wrist Ganglion Cyst: A Case Report

Juana Medina; Michael Rivlin; Joanna Chan; Pedro Beredjiklian

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 399-401

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.6303

Abstract
    Ganglion cysts are the most common wrist tumors, and 60 -70% originate dorsally from the scapholunate interval.  Ossification of these lesions is exceedingly rare, with only one such lesion located in the finger reported in the literature. We present a case of an ossified dorsal wrist ganglion ...  Read More