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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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Devising Osteosynthesis for the Reverse Oblique Olecranon Fracture: A Case Report

Devising Osteosynthesis for the Reverse Oblique Olecranon Fracture: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Appropriate placement and movements of the trocar avoids bleeding complications for BKP. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2018 | Page 82-84 | Eri Maeda, Yoichi Sugiyama, Mayuko Kinoshita, Kiyohito Naito, Kazuo Kaneko. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1270 Authors: Eri Maeda[1], Yoichi Sugiyama[1], Mayuko Kinoshita[1], Kiyohito Naito[1], Kazuo Kaneko[1] [1]Department of...

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Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty of Hip in an Unstable Angina Patient: A Case Report

Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty of Hip in an Unstable Angina Patient: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Treatment protocols however need to be developed for the management of fracture neck femur with unstable angina. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2018 | Page 42-45 | Birole Umesh, Ranjit Deshmukh. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1250 Authors: Birole Umesh[1], Ranjit Deshmukh[2] [1]Department of Orthopaedic, Hanumant Hospital, NNH-51, Mahuva – 364 290, Gujarat,...

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A Rare Case of Traumatic Lateral Translationof Lumbosacral Spine with Nerve Root Avulsion

A Rare Case of Traumatic Lateral Translationof Lumbosacral Spine with Nerve Root Avulsion

Learning Point of the Article: Traumatic lateral translation of the lumbosacral spine is a highly unstable injury with complete disruption of posterior ligamentous integrity, requiring careful reduction and thorough decompression and stable but rigid posterior fixation and fusion. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2018 | Page 31-33 | Sandeep Sonone, Aditya Dahapute, Nandan Marathe, Saurabh Muni....

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Delayed Presentation of a Symptomatic Psoas Hematoma Following Lumbar Vertebral Kyphoplasty for Myeloma: A Case Report

Delayed Presentation of a Symptomatic Psoas Hematoma Following Lumbar Vertebral Kyphoplasty for Myeloma: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Appropriate placement and movements of the trocar avoids bleeding complications for BKP. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2018 | Page 74-78 | Valerio Pace, Dimpu Bhagawati, Chang Park, Sean Molloy. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1266 Authors: Valerio Pace[1], Dimpu Bhagawati[1], Chang Park[1], Sean Molloy[1] [1]Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Royal National...

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Septic True Aneurysm of the Posterior Tibial Artery Diagnosed after Anterior Arthroscopic Debridement of a Septic Ankle following Infective Endocarditis: A Case Report

Septic True Aneurysm of the Posterior Tibial Artery Diagnosed after Anterior Arthroscopic Debridement of a Septic Ankle following Infective Endocarditis: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Magnetic resonance imaging should be performed before arthroscopic surgery to rule out aneurysm, especially in a patient with aseptic ankle and/or a history of infective endocarditis. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2018 | Page 68-73 | Ichiro Tonogai, Hiroki Arase, Yutaka Kawabata, Koichi Sairyo. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1264 Authors: Ichiro Tonogai[1], Hiroki...

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Floating Forearm with Terrible Triad Injury of the Elbow: A Case Report

Floating Forearm with Terrible Triad Injury of the Elbow: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Although rare, concurrent terrible triad injury of the elbow and perilunate wrist dislocation should not be misdiagnosed as a careful examination of polytrauma patients and a promptsurgical treatment may guarantee good functional results. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2018 | Page 38-41 | Ahmed Elloumi, Maamoun Mihoubi, Mohamed Abdelkafi, Mohamed Ali Kedous, Sabri...

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Leiomyosarcoma of the Lower Limb Presenting as a Benign Mass: A Case Report

Leiomyosarcoma of the Lower Limb Presenting as a Benign Mass: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Medical practitioners must consider the possibility of soft tissue sarcoma in patients that present with a benign looking mass. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2018 | Page 13-15| Konstantinos Papageorgiou, Peter Goodwin, John Travlos, Asterios Dramis. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1236 Authors: Konstantinos Papageorgiou[1], Peter Goodwin[2], John Travlos[1], Asterios...

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