Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Techniques

ISSN: 2578-7187

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Case Report Volume 3 Issue 1

Surgical Treatment of Neurofibromatosis-1 with Anterior-Posterior Fusion and Concave Strut Graft for Dystrophic Kyphoscoliosis with Dislocation: A Case Report with 10-Year Follow Up

Authors: Jane Lee, BCom, LLB, Noriaki Kawakami, MD, DMSc, Ryoji Tauchi, MD, DMSc, Kazuki Kawakami, BKin and Tetsuya Ohara, MD

Abstract: Although dystrophic Neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF-1) is associated with severe deformity, NF-1 with vertebral dislocation only is extremely rare. We present outcomes of a 10-year follow-up of a combined anterior-posterior fusion for the correction of severe dystrophic kyphoscoliosis with a T3/T4 dislocation in a pediatric patient with neurofibromatosis type 1.

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Original Article Volume 2 Issue 1

Patellar Tendon Reconstruction Utilizing Autograft Hamstring: A Docking Technique for the Sports Medicine Surgeon

Authors: Brian M Leo, MD and Michael K Krill, MD, ATC

Abstract: Patellar tendon ruptures are a relatively uncommon injury and account for roughly 3% of all injuries to the tendon ligament complex of the knee. Numerous techniques, grafts, augmentations and sutures utilized intraoperatively to repair the patellar tendon have been previously studied. Management of a failed primary repair or chronic patellar tendon tear can be challenging with high complication rates due to infection, wire breakage and tibial fracture with a high number of patients unable to return to pre-injury activity levels. These less than ideal long-term outcomes create uncertainty for surgeons when choosing the appropriate repair technique. We present a case report to describe a surgical technique using autograft tissue with common instrumentation, implants and techniques familiar to sports surgeons.

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Case Report Volume 2 Issue 1

Medial-Inguinal Approach: A Novelty in Hip Joint Replacement

Authors: Luca Lucente, Andrea Palmesi and Damiano Longo

Abstract: We have developed a surgical process that allows for safe, easy and fast replacement of the hip that spares the hip stabilizer muscles completely. Throughout the operation, the surgeon can view the acetabulum from the front, which is a view that is preferable to the one available with other known techniques. There is no need for special equipment or special operating tables, and surgeons do not face a steep learning curve when first introduced to the procedure.

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Case Report Volume 2 Issue 1

Esophageal Erosion Caused by Screw Displacement 22 Years after Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery

Authors: Nicolas Barut, MD, Nathalie Chereau, MD and Hugues Pascal-Moussellard, MD, PhD

Abstract: Esophageal injuries can occur many years after anterior cervical surgery. This case reports an esophageal perforation caused by screw migration 22 years after anterior cervical fusion for a C5-C6 tear-drop fracture. Dysphagia was the main presenting symptom. Early diagnosis and a joint spine and general surgery allowed a successful management after hardware removal, esophageal repair and sternocleidomastoid muscle flap.

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Research Article Volume 2 Issue 1

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: An Asset When Treating Pediatric Osteoarticular Infection

Authors: Barbara Minkowitz, Jennifer R Ristic, Eileen Poletick, Robyn C Murphy and Elizabeth Baorto

Abstract: Pediatric osteoarticular infection can lead to serious sequelae and permanent disability. The purpose of this study was to describe use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) as an advantageous treatment option for pediatric patients with osteoarticular infection. NPWT has not been used in pediatric articular infections and has only been published in animal models. Retrospective review of 18 patients (20 acute osteoarticular infections) with a mean age of 92.83 months (range: 4-187 months) and a mean follow-up of 31.61 months (range: 10-94 months).

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Research Article Volume 1 Issue 2

Return to Sport after ACL Reconstruction Using Hamstring Tendon: Analyzing 51 Cases from Malta's Hospital in Dakar

Authors: Kinkpe CVA, Niane MM, Fonkoue L, Ouedraogo PF, Daffe M, Gueye AB, Traore MM and Ndoye GF

Abstract: The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is a frequent lesion in athletes. It is incompatible with the practice of high-level sport, especially pivot and contact-pivot ones. The purpose of the ACL reconstruction is to allow the athlete to resume the practice of same sport at the same level.

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Research Article Volume 1 Issue 2

Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPO) for Treatment of Comminuted Mid-Distal Third Humeral Shaft Fractures through the Anterior Approach

Authors: Hatem SA Elgohary and Tamer A Mawla

Abstract: This study was conducted to evaluate the results of management of comminuted fractures of the mid-distal third shaft of the humerus with indirect reduction and internal fixation with plate and screws through minimally invasive technique using the anterior approach.

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CASE REPORT Volume 1 Issue 2

De Quervain Tenosynovitis in a 12-Year-Old Child: A Generation's Disease?

Authors: Aurélien Michel Traverso, Pauline Douek, Debora Schivo, Clémence Bruyère, Camillo Théo Müller and Swenn Maxence Krühenbühl

Abstract: We reported a case of 12-years-old girl with isolated pain in of the left wrist. The problem had lasted for 5 weeks after a trauma, and was getting worse. Wrist X-ray was obtained, and no abnormalities were appreciated.

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Volume 1 Issue 2

Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction Using Hamstring Tendon at the Order of Malta's Hospital Center in Dakar

Authors: Kinkpe CVA, Niane MM, Ouedraogo NPF, Daffe M, Gueye AB, Traore MM and Ndoye GF

Abstract: The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) rupture constitutes the main injury in modern sport. We have been interested in anarthroscopic reconstruction of the ACL using hamstring tendons. This is a prospective study covering a period of 58 months.

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Case Report Volume 1 Issue 1

Massive Patellar Tendon Ossification: Excision and Simultaneous Total Knee Replacement

Authors: Haroon Majeed and Donald J McBride

Abstract: Tendon ossification has a multifactorial aetiology. We present a case of a massive ossification within the substance of patellar tendon. A 79-years-old male who had a previous history of patellar tendon rupture and its surgical repair.

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Research Article Volume 1 Issue 1

Hip Arthroscopy Learning Curve and its Association with Early Postoperative Pain Scores

Authors: Jesus Doblas Gonzalez De Aledo, Roberto Seijas, Andrea Sallent, Oscar Ares, Pedro Alvarez, Carles Escalona Marfil and Wenceslao Espinosa

Abstract: To describe the learning curve of hip arthroscopy based on postoperative pain scores. Hip arthroscopy is technically demanding and entails a learning curve. Postoperative pain as immediate postoperative side effect may be tested with numerical scales.

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ORIGINAL ARTICLE Volume 1 Issue 1

Efficacy of Adjunctive Antibiotic-Loaded Acrylic Bone Cement for Deep Surgical Site Infection Prophylaxis after Primary Cemented Hip and Knee Arthroplasties

Authors: Fumio Sasazawa, Fumihiro Oha, Masahiro Kanayama, Daisuke Takahashi and Norimasa Iwasaki

Abstract: The efficacy of antibiotic-loaded acrylic bone cements (ALBC) for prophylaxis of deep surgical site infections (deep SSIs) after primary cemented joint replacement surgery remains controversial. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine the issue, with respect to three types of arthroplasty, namely, total knee arthroplasty (TKA), total hip arthroplasty (THA), and bipolar hip arthroplasty (BHA).

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Research Article Volume 1 Issue 1

Is a Minimal Invasive Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI) in the Hip Possible? A Feasibility and Safety Study of Arthroscopic Treatment of Full Thickness Acetabular Cartilage Defects with an Injectable ACI

Authors: David R Krueger, Daniel Karczewski, Maximilian Ballhausen, Markus Geßlein, Michael Schuetz, Carsten Perka and Joerg H Schroeder

Abstract: Injectable autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) offers a new method for the minimal invasive treatment of acetabular cartilage defects. The feasibility of the procedure has not been objectified yet. Our goal was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of this arthroscopic technique.

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Journal Details

  • Journal: Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Techniques
  • ISSN: 2578-7187
  • ISO abbreviation: J Orthop Surg Tech
  • Other Title: JOST
  • Pub Type: Open Access