Glucosamine and Chondroitin in OA- Meta analysis

Effects of glucosamine, chondroitin, or placebo in patients with osteoarthritis of hip or knee: network meta-analysis Simon Wandel, research fellow12, Peter Jüni, professor and head of division12, Britta Tendal, research fellow3, Eveline Nüesch, research fellow12, Peter M Villiger, director4, Nicky J Welton, senior research fellow5, Stephan Reichenbach, senior research fellow14, Sven Trelle, senior research fellow12 […]

Mobile Vs Fixed Bearing TKR

Mobile-Bearing Total Knee Arthroplasty: Better Than a Fixed-Bearing?  Zachary D. Post, MD, Wadih Y. Matar, MSc, MD, FRCSC, Tim van de Leur, MD, FRCSC, Eric L. Grossman, MD, Matthew S. Austin, MD Volume 25, Issue 6, Pages 998-1003 (September 2010),J Arthroplasty

HTO- Complications

The complications of high tibial osteotomy CLOSING- VERSUS OPENING-WEDGE METHODS E. K. Song, MD, PhD, Professor1; J. K. Seon, MD, PhD, Orthopaedic Surgeon1; S. J. Park, MD, PhD, Orthopaedic Surgeon1; and M. S. Jeong, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon1 1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Center for Joint Disease, Chonnam National University, Hwasun Hospital, 160 Ilsimri, Hwasun-eup, Hwasun-gun, […]

New classification for Open fractures

A New Classification Scheme for Open Fractures Orthopaedic Trauma Association: Open Fracture Study Group, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 24(8):457-463, August 2010.  Conclusions: The proposed Orthopaedic Trauma Association Classification of Open Fractures is a scientifically derived assessment tool for determining the severity of open fractures. This tool will require further testing to establish validity characteristics and […]

New Proximal Humerus Fixation device

 Elastic stabilisation of proximal humeral fractures with a new percutaneous angular stable fixation device (ButtonFix((R))): a preliminary report. Jöckel JA, Brunner A, Thormann S, Babst R. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2010 Mar 18. Department of Trauma Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Lucerne, 6000, Lucerne, Switzerland, jarj@gmx.de. CONCLUSION: The ButtonFix((R)) system represents a valuable tool in the treatment […]

Revision THA after ceramic head fracture

Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty for Ceramic Head Fracture: A Long-Term Follow-Up Vineet Sharma, MD, Amar S. Ranawat, MD, Vijay J. Rasquinha, MD, JoAnne Weiskopf, R-PAC, Holly Howard, BA, Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD Journal of Arthroplasty, Volume 25, Issue 3, Pages 342-347 (April 2010)

Role of Interference screw diameter

The Effect of Interference Screw Diameter on Fixation of Soft-Tissue Grafts in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Chad J. Micucci, M.D. Darren A. Frank, M.D., John Kompel, M.S., Matthew Muffly, B.S., Patrick J. DeMeo, M.D., Gregory T. Altman, M.D. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Chad J. Micucci, M.D., Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Research of Virginia, 7660 E Parham Rd, Ste […]

Resurfacing for AVN-hip: Vijay Bose et al..

Resurfacing arthroplasty of the hip for avascular necrosis of the femoral head A MINIMUM FOLLOW-UP OF FOUR YEARS V. C. Bose, MS, MCh, FRCS(Trauma & Orth), Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon1; and B. D. Baruah, D. Ortho, DNB(Ortho), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon1 1 Department of Orthopaedic, Surgery, Apollo Speciality Hospital 320, Padma Complex, Chennai 600 035, Tamil […]

TB Spine- Review Article

Tuberculosis of the spine A FRESH LOOK AT AN OLD DISEASE A. K. Jain, MS, MAMS, Professor of Orthopaedics1 1 University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi-95, India. Correspondence should be sent to Professor A. K. Jain; e-mail: dranilkjain@gmail.com Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – British Volume, Vol 92-B, Issue 7, 905-913. […]

SLAP: Nonoperative Rx

Nonoperative Treatment of Superior Labrum Anterior Posterior Tears Improvements in Pain, Function, and Quality of Life Sara L. Edwards, MD*, Jessica A. Lee†, John-Erik Bell, MD‡, Jonathan D. Packer, MD†, Christopher S. Ahmad, MD†, William N. Levine, MD†, Louis U. Bigliani, MD† and Theodore A. Blaine, MD§? + Author Affiliations *Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois †Columbia […]

Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet-rich Plasma: Current Concepts and Application in Sports Medicine Abstract:   Although minimal clinical evidence is currently available, the use of platelet-rich plasma has increased, given its safety as well as the availability of new devices for outpatient preparation and delivery. Its use in surgery to augment rotator cuff and Achilles tendon repair has also […]

Calcium and Coronary Artery Disease

Effect of calcium supplements on risk of myocardial infarction and cardiovascular events: meta-analysis Mark J Bolland, senior research fellow,1 Alison Avenell, clinical senior lecturer,2 John A Baron, professor,3 Andrew Grey, associate professor,1 Graeme S MacLennan, senior research fellow,2 Greg D Gamble, research fellow,1Ian R Reid, professor1 1Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, […]

The Combined Hip Procedure

The Combined Hip Procedure: Open Reduction Internal Fixation Combined With Total Hip Arthroplasty for the Management of Acetabular Fractures in the Elderly Herscovici, Dolfi Jr; Lindvall, Eric; Bolhofner, Brett; Scaduto, Julia M Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 24(5):291-296, May 2010. Conclusions: The combined hip procedure is an option for acetabular fractures in elderly patients. Complications, surgical times, […]

LCS knee long term follow up

cemented LCS rotating-platform knee performed well, with durable clinical and radiographic results at a minimum follow-up of twenty years.

Ulnar N transpostion in distal humerus #

Is Ulnar Nerve Transposition Beneficial During Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Distal Humerus Fractures? Chen, Ryan C MD; Harris, David J MD; Leduc, Stephane MD; Borrelli, Joseph J Jr MD; Tornetta, Paul III MD; Ricci, William M MD  Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma: July 2010 – Volume 24 – Issue 7 – pp 391-394 Conclusion: Patients […]

Molecule against disc degeneration

Proinflammatory cytokine expression profile in degenerated and herniated human intervertebral disc tissues Mohammed F. Shamji 1 4 *, Lori A. Setton 2, Wingrove Jarvis 3, Stephen So 2, Jun Chen 2, Liufang Jing 2, Robert Bullock 2, Robert E. Isaacs 3, Christopher Brown 3, William J. Richardson 3 1Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 2Duke University, […]

Bioscrew Vs Metallic Screw in ACL Recon

Bioabsorbable Versus Metallic Interference Screw Fixation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Chao Shen, M.D., M.Sc.a, Sheng-Dan Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.a, Lei-Sheng Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.a, Li-Yang Dai, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai, China and Institute of Traumatic Medicine, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China  Arthroscopy  […]

Glenohumeral joint Preservation

Glenohumeral Joint Preservation: Current Options for Managing Articular Cartilage Lesions in Young, Active Patients Florian Elser, M.D., Sepp Braun, M.D., Christopher B. Dewing, M.D., Peter J. Millett, M.D., M.Sc.  Arthroscopy, Volume 26, Issue 5, Pages 685-696 (May 2010) Address correspondence and reprint requests : Peter J. Millett, M.D., M.Sc., Steadman Hawkins Research Foundation, 181 W Meadow […]

AC joint- Horizontal instability

Dynamic Radiologic Evaluation of Horizontal Instability in Acute Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocations Mark Tauber, MD*†, Heiko Koller, MD*, Wolfgang Hitzl, PhD‡, Herbert Resch, MD* *Department of Traumatology and Sports Injuries, University Hospital of Salzburg, Austria , ‡Research Office for Biostatistics, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria † Mark Tauber, MD, Department of Traumatology and Sports Injuries, Paracelsus […]

Soft Vs Hard Collar

Soft and Rigid Collars Provide Similar Restriction in Cervical Range of Motion During Fifteen Activities of Daily Living Miller, Christopher P. BA; Bible, Jesse E. MD; Jegede, Kola A. BA; Whang, Peter G. MD; Grauer, Jonathan N. MD Spine,  June 2010 – Volume 35 – Issue 13 – pp 1271-1278 Conclusion. Although subjects exhibited less […]