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Salvage of a Below Knee Amputation Utilizing Rotationplasty Principles in a Patient with Chronic Tibial Osteomyelitis

What to Learn from this Article? A unique method to avoid an above knee amputation in a patient with chronic tibial osteomyelitis.  Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 57-62 | Matthew R. Moralle, Nicholas D. Stekas, Mark C. Reilly, Michael S. Sirkin, Mark R. Adams. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.434 Authors: Matthew R. Moralle[1], Nicholas D. Stekas[1], Mark C. Reilly[1], Michael S. Sirkin[1], Mark R....

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Bilateral Simultaneous Traumatic Thumb Injuries – Extensor Pollicis Longus Rupture On One Side And Ulnar Collateral Ligament On The Other

What to Learn from this Article? Atypical trauma may involve atypical injury. A high index of suspicion with thorough clinical examination and imaging will avoid missing these injuries and subsequent suboptimal results. Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 63-65 | Sarang Kasture, Raj Sakamuri DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.436 Authors: Sarang Kasture[1], Raj Sakamuri[1] [1] Department of Trauma and...

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Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation with Ipsilateral Mid Third Clavicle, Mid Shaft Humerus and Coracoid Process Fracture – A Case Report

What to Learn from this Article? Polytrauma cases involving ipsilateral mid shaft clavicle, AC joint, shaft humerus and coracoid process are rare but the possibility of each of them must be ruled out in injuries around the shoulder. Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 24-27 | Naveen Sharma,  Avinash Mandloi, Ashish Agrawal, Shailendra Singh DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.414 Authors: Naveen...

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Case Reports and Case Series: Expanding the scope of Journal of Orthopaedic Case reports

We are expanding the scope of JOCR to include case series also. Read more about the new format and submit case series for JOCR

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Open Periprosthetic Patellar Fracture after Total Knee Replacement

What to Learn from this Article? When a periprosthetic patellar fracture occurs without any trauma, it suggests that there’s a poor blood supply to the patella with a high risk of non-union, especially in case of a supplementary disruption of the vascular network around the patella caused by a re-intervention (ORIF). Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 89-91| Karim Masmoudi,  Yamen Grissa,...

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Erythromycin Seromadesis in Orthopedic Surgery

What to Learn from this Article? How erythromycin sclerotherapy can be an effective and safe option for the treatment of seroma in orthopedic surgery. Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 92-94| Martin Salgado, Felipe Fernández, Carolina Avilés, Cecilia Cordova. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.454 Authors: Martin Salgado[1],[2], Felipe Fernández[1], Carolina Avilés[1], Cecilia...

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Acute Cholecystitis Following Total Knee Replacement: A Case Report and Literature Review

What to Learn from this Article? Careful pre and post operative assessment is important in identifying such a rare and life threatening complication, which allows treating them early and preventing any morbidity or even mortality. Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 100-102 | Bayan Ghalimah1, Amre Hamdi1. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.460 Authors: Bayan Ghalimah[1], Amre Hamdi[1] [1] Department Of...

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New Avenues for Academic Publishing: Lessons learnt from Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports

JOCR is now in its 4th Year and lessons learnt form JOCR has helped in envisioning new avenues for Orthopaedic Journals. This editorial talks about the new ventures and need for them

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Arm Board Technique for Closed Reduction Percutaneous Pinning of Displaced Supracondylar Fractures of Humerus in Children: Technical Note

Learning Point of the Article: Arm Board Technique allows unhindered access to the elbow, makes fracture reduction and wire fixation much easier and it’s easier to obtain a true lateral radiographic image, as well as to assess stability post-fixation, obviates the need for a surgical assistant, allows converting the closed reduction to open reduction in difficult situations and is also safe for the radiographic...

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Surgical Treatment of a Chronic Morel-Lavallée Lesion: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: This article demonstrates the importance of early recognition and close follow up of Morel-Lavallée lesions. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2019 | Page 15-18 | Megan Mooney, Marshall Gillette, Drew Kostiuk, Maged Hanna, Nabil Ebraheim. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i06.1568 Authors: Megan Mooney[1], Marshall Gillette[1], Drew Kostiuk[1], Maged Hanna[1], Nabil...

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Arthroscopically Assisted Reduction and Internal Fixation of Talar Neck Fracture: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Ankle arthroscopy is a safe and effective technique for the reduction and fixation of selected talar body fractures. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2019 | Page 90-93| Márcio A Oliveira, Henrique Sousa, Moisés Ventura, José R Oliveira, David Sá, Campos Lemos. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i06.1604 Authors: Márcio A Oliveira[1], Henrique Sousa[1], Moisés...

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A Rare Anatomical Variation in the Origin of the Tendon of Long Head of Biceps in a 30-Year-Old Male: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Learning Point of the Article: Since this a rare condition, shoulder arthroscopists should be aware of its potential to become abnormally thickened and causing shoulder dysfunction. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2019 | Page 94-97 | Roshan Wade, Swapneel Sunil Shah, Sujith B.S., Kunal A Shah, Aditya Raj. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i06.1606 Authors: Roshan Wade[1], Swapneel Sunil Shah[1], Sujith...

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Preschool Child with Displaced Odontoid Synchondrosis Fracture Treated by Surgical Management Showing Excellent Remodeling

Learning Point of the Article: In small children, with odontoid synchondrosis fractures associated with significant displacement and angulation, posterior C1-C2 fusion is a better option providing more stability. Furthermore, one can expect significant remodeling of the fracture within this population. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2019 | Page 62-64 | Narendra Reddy Medagam, Charanjit Singh...

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Limb Salvage for a Mangled Foot: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: In cases that are determined to be amenable to limb salvage for a mangled foot, if the patient wanted it, limb salvage should be the first-line treatment. It is essential to cooperate with experienced plastic surgeons from an early phase to achieve limb salvage. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2019 | Page 58-61 | Takahiro Oda, Keisuke Oe, Atsushi Sakurai, Tomoaki...

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Reviewers Acknowledgement & Photo-gallery November – December 2019

Journal of Orthopaedic Case is the First International Journal that has started the practice of acknowledging and publishing the names of its reviewers from the First issue in 2011. We believe that a successful Journal stands on four Pillars, Editorial board, Authors, Reviewers and Readers. As convention and in view of blinded peer review, reviewers remained unsung heroes with no acknowledgment in print issues of any journal. JOCR has...

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