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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Partial Denervation for Neuroma Pain after Knee Anterior Tibial Tuberosity Exostectomy: A Case Report

Partial Denervation for Neuroma Pain after Knee Anterior Tibial Tuberosity Exostectomy: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: The IBSN is susceptible to neuroma formation after surgery over the anteromedial aspect of the knee. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 4 | JOCR July-August 2019 | Page 10-13 | Cedric Ngbilo, Eric Choudja Ouabo, Biljana Jovanovic, Adnan Saithna, Laurent Gillain, Bertrand Sonnery Cottet. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i04.1456 Authors: Cedric Ngbilo[1],[4], Eric Choudja Ouabo[2], Biljana Jovanovic[2], Adnan...

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Acute Traumatic Pseudo-pointing Index Finger Due to an Isolated Second Metacarpal-Trapezoid Dislocation: A Case Report

Acute Traumatic Pseudo-pointing Index Finger Due to an Isolated Second Metacarpal-Trapezoid Dislocation: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Central ray CMC disruptions have varied presentations and the associated carpal fractures can be overlooked without thorough radiological investigations. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 4 | JOCR July-August 2019 | Page 5-9 | Narendran Pushpasekaran, Srinivas Karthik Rathipelli, George Mathew Koshy, Veliyaveettil Muhamed Khaleel. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i04.1454 Authors: Narendran...

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Anisocoria after Posterior Spine Surgery: A Rare but Disastrous Complication – A Case Report and Literature Review

Anisocoria after Posterior Spine Surgery: A Rare but Disastrous Complication – A Case Report and Literature Review

Learning Point of the Article: Prolonged prone position spine surgeries can potentially cause permanent or transient anisocoria, although continuous monitoring of patient’s position accompanied with extensive vigilance of surgery’s duration can prevent most of the ocular complications. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 4 | JOCR July-August 2019 | Page 92-95 | Ioannis Papaioannou, Konstantinos Xristopoulos, Andreas Baikousis,...

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LumbarIschemic Optic NeuropathyComplicating Spine Surgery–A Case Report

LumbarIschemic Optic NeuropathyComplicating Spine Surgery–A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Types of post-operative vision loss, factors contributing to it, and methods to prevent it. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 4 | JOCR July-August 2019 | Page 58-62 | Dhurvas Ramlal Ramprasath, Vasudevan Thirunarayanan, Arjun Rajan. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i04.1480 Authors: Dhurvas Ramlal Ramprasath[1], Vasudevan Thirunarayanan[2], Arjun Rajan[3] [1]Department of Orthopaedics, Institute of...

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Unusual Presentation of Koch’s Spine Involving Posterior Elements of Vertebra– A Case Report

Unusual Presentation of Koch’s Spine Involving Posterior Elements of Vertebra– A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Every orthopaedic practitioner should keep tuberculosis as differential in dealing with posterior element of spine pathology. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 4 | JOCR July-August 2019 | Page 41-43 | S V Sonone, A A Dahapute, S A Keny, N A Marathe, K P Dhole. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i04.1470 Authors: S V Sonone[1], A A Dahapute[1], S A Keny[1], N A Marathe[1], K P Dhole[2] [1]Department of...

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Mirror foot with Trapezoidal dysplastic Tibia– A Case Report

Mirror foot with Trapezoidal dysplastic Tibia– A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Management guidelines: Functional need is of higher priority than the anatomical correction when a case of Mirror foot with trapezoidal dysplastic tibia presents at adolescent age. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 4 | JOCR July-August 2019 | Page 26-29 | Pabitra Kumar Sahoo, Mamata Manjari Sahu. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09.i04.1464 Authors: Pabitra Kumar Sahoo[1], Mamata Manjari Sahu[2] [1]Department...

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Surgical Technique: Repair of Patella Tendon Rupture in a Previously Harvested Tendon for an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Surgical Technique: Repair of Patella Tendon Rupture in a Previously Harvested Tendon for an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Learning Point of the Article: The atypical proximal-medial, distal-lateral PT rupture pattern seen after bone-patella tendon-bone graft harvest for ACL reconstruction is technically challenging, which we’ve effectively addressed with our novel technique that allows for aggressive postoperative rehabilitation. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 4 | JOCR July-August 2019 | Page 34-40 | Micah Lissy, Urvi J Patel. DOI:...

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