Anterior transoral #Atlantoaxial Release and Posterior instrumented fusion for irreducible Congenital basilar invagination

Anterior transoral atlantoaxial release and posterior instrumented fusion for irreducible congenital basilar invagination from Kshitij Chaudhary Laheri, V., Chaudhary, K., Rathod, A., Bapat, M. . Anterior transoral atlantoaxial release and posterior instrumented fusion for irreducible congenital basilar invagination. European Spine Journal. December 2015, Volume 24, Issue 12, pp 2977-2985 There are two ways to achieve […]

Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: conservative Vs surgical

Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: conservative versus surgical treatment after 10 years Kada?ka Z, Bedna?ík J, Novotný O, Urbánek I, Dušek L. Eur Spine J. 2011 Sep;20(9):1533-8. Epub 2011 Apr 26. Department of Neurology, Masaryk University and University Hospital Brno, Jihlavská 20, 63900 Brno, Czech Republic 64 patients with non progressive or slowly progressive mild and moderate cervical spondylotic myelopathy(CSM), were randomized […]

Role of PEMF in fracture healing

Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Stimulation After Tibial Shaft Fractures-Journal Club J Bone Joint Surg Am.  2011;93(17):1569-1576  doi:10.2106/jbjs.j.00869 Sam Adie, Ian harris, Justine Naylor, Hamish Rae, Alan Dao, Sara Yong, Victoria Ying 259 patients with Acute tibial shaft fractures were randomised to receive externally active pulsed electromagnetic field stimulation or placebo in which the device was inactive Intervention: Adjuvant […]

FLOW study in Compound Fractures

Fluid Lavage of Open Wounds (FLOW): A Multicenter, Blinded, Factorial Pilot Trial Comparing Alternative Irrigating Solutions and Pressures in Patients With Open Fractures-Journal Review Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care: September 2011 – Volume 71 – Issue 3 – pp 596-606 Flow Investigators: Mohit Bhandari, Gordon Guyatt, Kyle J Jeray, Bradley Pretisor, Emil Schemitsch, Parag […]

Angiosomes of the Leg

Journal Club Acta Orthop Belg. 2011 Jun;77(3):355-61. The anterolateral incision for pilon fracture surgery: an anatomic study of cutaneous blood supply. Fisher BE, Nathan ST, Acland RD, Roberts CS. Source University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA. Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the blood supply to the adjacent skin and its vulnerability to […]

High tibial osteotomy with a dynamic axial fixator

High tibial osteotomy with a dynamic axial fixator PRECISION IN ACHIEVING ALIGNMENT V. Bachhal, MBBS, MSOrtho, DNBOrtho, Registrar in Orthopaedics1; S. S. Sankhala, MBBS, MSOrtho, Professor of Orthopaedics2; N. Jindal, MBBS, Orthopaedic Resident2; and M. S. Dhillon, MBBS, MSOrtho, MNAMS, Professor Head of Orthopaedics1 1 Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Sector-12, Chandigarh 160012, […]

Retrograde Ejaculation after ALIF with rh-BMP 2

Retrograde ejaculation after anterior lumbar interbody fusion using rhBMP-2: a cohort controlled study Eugene J. Carragee, MD Kyle A. Mitsunaga, MD Eric L. Hurwitz, DC, PhD Gaetano J. Scuderi, MD doi:10.1016/j.spinee.2011.02.013 Abstract Background Context The commercially available growth factor recombinant bone morphogenic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) used in spinal fusion has been associated with numerous adverse reactions, including inflammatory reactions in […]

Use of Povidone I and H2O2 to reduce spinal infections

Prevention of post-operative infections in spine surgery by wound irrigation with a solution of povidone–iodine and hydrogen peroxide Simone Ulivieri, Stefano Toninelli, Carlo Petrini, Antonio Giorgio and Giuseppe Oliveri Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2011. doi:10.1007/s00402-011-1262-0. Abstract Introduction Starting from January 2009, we systematically irrigated the surgical wounds of patients undergoing spine surgery with a solution […]

Australian Joint Registry Report

The results of the Australian Joint Registry as summarised by Dr George Thomas,Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, St.Isabel Hopsital, Chennai and also Editor, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics It is now clear that primary total conventional hip  replacement using metal on metal bearing surface and  head sizes over 28mm have a higher risk of revision compared to all […]

Hindfoot alignment and TKR

Persistent Hindfoot Valgus Causes Lateral Deviation of Weightbearing Axis after Total Knee Arthroplasty. Mullaji A, Shetty GM. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai, India, Abstract BACKGROUND: The weightbearing axis of the limb goes from the pelvis to the ground and includes the hindfoot. However, the influence of hindfoot alignment on mechanical axis and overall limb […]

TER for intercondylar fractures of humerus in the elderly

Prosthetic replacement(Total Elbow Replacement) of elbow for intercondylar fractures (recent or ununited) of humerus in the elderly DP Baksi, AK Pal, D Baksi Int Orthop. doi:10.1007/s00264-010-1122-5. Published Online: December 2010 Abstract Forty-one patients with an intercondylar fracture of the humerus (21 recent and 20 ununited) were treated by total elbow arthroplasty using Baksi’s recent version of […]

Coccygodynia Review

Coccygodynia A REVIEW OF PATHOANATOMY, AETIOLOGY, TREATMENT AND OUTCOME Senthil T, MD, Traumatology Fellow1; B. E. Fisher, MD, Research Fellow1; and C. S. Roberts, MD, MBA, Professor, Orthopaedic Surgeon1 1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 210 E. Gray Street, Suite 1003, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – […]

When to do Debridement?

The Relationship Between Time to Surgical Débridement and Incidence of Infection After Open High-Energy Lower Extremity Trauma Andrew N. Pollak, MD1, Alan L. Jones, MD2, Renan C. Castillo, MS3, Michael J. Bosse, MD4, Ellen J. MacKenzie, PhD3 and the LEAP Study Group 1University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Suite T3R54, Baltimore, […]

Arthroprosthetic Cobaltism

Arthroprosthetic Cobaltism: Neurological and Cardiac Manifestations in Two Patients with Metal-on-Metal Arthroplasty Published on October 29, 2010; 10.2106/JBJS.J.00125   The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American) 0:JBJS.J.00125-jbjs.J00125 (2010) A Case Report Stephen S. Tower, MD Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic, Suite 200, 3260 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508. E-mail address: describes about 2 […]

Latissimus Dorsi transfer for Rotator cuff tears

Latissimus Dorsi Tendon Transfer for Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears: A Modified Technique to Improve Tendon Transfer Integrity Surgical Technique Mark Tauber, MD1, Mohamed Moursy, MD1, Rosemarie Forstner, MD1, Heiko Koller, MD1 and Herbert Resch, MD1 1 Departments of Traumatology and Sports Injuries (M.T., M.M., H.K., and H.R.) and Radiology (R.F.), Paracelsus Medical University, Muellner Hauptstrasse […]

Standard Vs High Flexion TKR

Comparison Between Standard and High-Flexion Posterior-Stabilized Rotating-Platform Mobile-Bearing Total Knee Arthroplasties A Randomized Controlled Study Won Chul Choi, MD1, Sahnghoon Lee, MD, PhD1, Sang Cheol Seong, MD, PhD1, Jong Hun Jung, MD1 and Myung Chul Lee, MD, PhD1 1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, 101 Daehang-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-744, South Korea. The […]

Osteonecrosis-Natural History

The Natural History of Untreated Asymptomatic Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head A Systematic Literature Review Michael A. Mont, MD1, Michael G. Zywiel, MD1, David R. Marker, MD1, Mike S. McGrath, MD1 and Ronald E. Delanois, MD1 Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement, Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, 2401 West Belvedere Avenue, […]

Minimally displaced scaphoid #:Fix or not

Surgical Compared with Conservative Treatment for Acute Nondisplaced or Minimally Displaced Scaphoid Fractures A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Geert A. Buijze, MD1, Job N. Doornberg, MD, PhD1, John S. Ham, MD, PhD2, David Ring, MD, PhD3, Mohit Bhandari, MD4 and Rudolf W. Poolman, MD, PhD2 1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic […]

Inappropriate Disclosures

From Disclosure to Transparency:  The Use of Company Payment Data Susan Chimonas, PhD; Zachary Frosch, BA; David J. Rothman, PhD Arch Intern Med. Published online September 13, 2010. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2010.341 Full Text:    

Alendronate and Ca.Oesophagus

Oral bisphosphonates and risk of cancer of oesophagus, stomach, and colorectum: case-control analysis within a UK primary care cohort Jane Green, clinical epidemiologist1, Gabriela Czanner, statistician1, Gillian Reeves, statistical epidemiologist1, Joanna Watson, epidemiologist1, Lesley Wise, manager, Pharmacoepidemiology Research and Intelligence Unit2, Valerie Beral, professor of cancer epidemiology1 – Author Affiliations  Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of […]