International Journal of Orthopaedics

ISSN- Online: 2313-1462; Frequency: Bimonthly; The first Issue: June, 2014; Full Open Access; Publishing fee

SCOPE: The journal publishes research papers in areas of research include, but are not limited to, the following: arthroscopy, evidence-based medicine, epidemiology, nursing, sports medicine, therapy of bone and spinal diseases, bone trauma, osteoarthropathy, bone tumors and osteoporosis, minimally invasive therapy, diagnostic imaging. Clinical diagnosis, laboratory diagnosis, differential diagnosis, imaging tests, pathological diagnosis, molecular biological diagnosis, immunological diagnosis, genetic diagnosis, functional diagnostics, and physical diagnosis; and comprehensive therapy, drug therapy, surgical therapy, interventional treatment, minimally invasive therapy, and robot-assisted therapy.

MISSION: The mission of the journal is the rapid exchange of scientific information between clinicians and scientists worldwide. The journal seeks to publish original clinical practice and research in the extensive field of orthopaedics, traumatology and arthroscopy.

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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Gregory Alan Day, PhD FRACS (ORTH) FAOrthA,Surgery of the Spine,Level 6 Professor, Specialist Medical Centre, Pacific Private Hospital, Southport, His research and medical corporate architecture have been partly funded by the University of Queensland, Australian Orthopaedic Association and More
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Figure 2 X- ray during the course of treatment. ABSTRACT: Background: Internal bone transport using Ilizarov external fixator for management of post traumatic femoral bone loss is a technically demanding procedure that entails many surgical difficulties. More
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  • Figure 1 AP view X ray of a patient with massive rotator cuff tear and os acromiale (A), axillary view X ray of a patient with massive rotator cuff tear and os acromiale (B).
    AIM: Os acromiale is a rare shoulder condition, which may be symptomatic. The rate of rotator cuff disease in the presence of os acromiale is unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of os acromiale in patients with massive rotator cuff tears and in those with cuff tear arthropathy. METHODS: Prospective data collection was performed on all patients who were treated for massive rotator cuff tear and\or cuff arthropathy in our unit in period of one year. In particular presence or absence of os acromiale, size of rotator cuff tear and signs of arthritic changes were noted. These were detected by various ways including plain radiograph, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging or arthroscopy. More
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EDITORIAL

Articular Cartilage Regeneration: An Update of Possible Treatment Approaches PDF HTML
Ray Marks 770-778
The Perioperative Surgical Home and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: Perspectives from Two Continents PDF HTML
Yusuf H Mirza, Adam T Yasen, Sam Oussedik, Ran Schwarzkopf, Zeev Kain 779-785
Sacral Fractures after Lumbosacral Fusions PDF HTML
Andrei Fernandes Joaquim 786-787

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Degradation of Polymeric Material used for Osteosynthesis and Comparison of Fracture Toughness between Test and FEA PDF
Bijoy Paul, Salahaddin Sanusei, Gary Barber, J. David Schall, Keyu Li, Peng Qu 788-795
Combined Intra-articular K-wire and Coracoclavicular Screw Fixation for Type III Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocations- A Randomized Controlled Study with Minimum of 3 Years Follow-up PDF HTML
Sourabh Chachan, Biswajit Sahu 796-801
Corrective Ulnar Osteotomy and Annular ligament reconstruction by fascia lata in Neglected Monteggia Fracture Dislocation in Children PDF HTML
NGUYEN NGOC HUNG 802-810

CASE REPORT

Osteosynthesis of a periprosthetic patella fracture with a locked mesh plate PDF HTML
Matthew Siljander, Sapan Gandhi, Denise Koueiter, Patrick Wiater 811-813


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