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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 Sharma[1],...

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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, Sofien...

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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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A Rare Case of Intra-articular Osteochondroma of the Femoral Neck: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Intra articular Osteochondroma can restrict the hip range of motion and induce impingement. The risk of avascular necrosis, intra-operative femur neck fracture and sciatic nerve injury should be discussed with the patient. Case Report | Volume 11 | Issue 1 | JOCR January 2021 | Page  91-96 |  Yazan Hammad, (Habib Alrahman) Ahmad Saleh, Ibrahim F Aburumman, Marwan Balasim, Mohammad Ibrahem Al-Hyari,...

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Actinomycotic Infection of Spine – A Rare Disease with Diagnostic Challenge, an Update on Spinal Infection

Learning Point of the Article: Actinomycotic Spinal infections often mimic tuberculosis, hence should be definitively diagnosed. Case Report | Volume 11 | Issue 1 | JOCR January 2021 | Page  72-78 |  Shailesh Hadgaonkar, Pradhyumn Rathi, Vivek Vincent, Ashok Shyam, Parag Sancheti. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2021.v11.i01.1970 Authors: Shailesh Hadgaonkar[1], Pradhyumn Rathi[1], Vivek Vincent[1], Ashok Shyam[1], Parag...

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Adult Primary Tuberculosis of Lateral End of Clavicle – A Case of Missed Diagnosis

Learning Point of the Article: Primary tuberculosis of the clavicle is a rarity that mimics other diseases like a tumor; hence, clinicians should be aware of a wide range of presentations to diagnose such an entity. Case Report | Volume 11 | Issue 1 | JOCR January 2021 | Page 87-90 | Sathish Muthu, Girinivasan Chellamuthu. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2021.v11.i01.1976 Authors: Sathish Muthu[1], Girinivasan Chellamuthu[1] [1]Orthopaedic...

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Prospective Evaluation of Role of Limb Reconstruction System (Rail External Fixator) in Open Fractures and Infected Non-union of Femur

Learning Point of the Article: For patients with infected non-union and massive bone loss , limb reconstruction system is an ideal treatment option because of simple method of application, it’s good stability, adjustable geometry, lightweight and it can induce/enhance fracture healing by compression and distraction osteogenesis. Case Report | Volume 11 | Issue 1 | JOCR January 2021 | Page  5-11 |  Hemant Singh Chahar, Mayur...

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Breach Rate Analysis of Pedicle Screw Instrumentation using Free-Hand Technique in the Surgical Correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Learning Point of the Article: Free-hand technique is safe and effective method of pedicle screw instrumentation for correction of AIS, however care should be taken as some inherent factors may influence the risk of pedicle screw breach. Case Report | Volume 11 | Issue 1 | JOCR January 2021 | Page 38-44 | Didik Librianto, Ifran Saleh, Fachrisal, Widyastuti Srie Utami, Witantra Dhamar Hutami . DOI:...

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A Novel Technique of Approach in a Skeletally Immature Case of Chondroblastoma – A Case Report

  Learning Point of the Article: Surgical excision of chondroblastoma arising from distal femur involving physis is always challenging and our proposed technique provided an adequate exposure for excision of the lesion and reduced injury to physis. Case Report | Volume 11 | Issue 1 | JOCR January 2021 | Page  67-71 | A Vinoth, D Bharani Kumar, S Manivannan . DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2021.v11.i01.1968 Authors: A Vinoth[1], D Bharani...

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A Challenging Case of Extraordinary – Long standing Forearm Non-union Treated with Extensive Debridement, Locking Plates, and Bone Grafting. Technical Considerations in Multiple-operated, Neglected Non-unions

Learning Point of the Article: The prompt use of locking plates and auto graft, respect and preservation of the local biology, and patient’s compliance are of great importance when dealing with long-standing non-unions. Case Report | Volume 11 | Issue 1 | JOCR January 2021 | Page  63-66 |  George A Komnos, Fotis Papageorgiou, Konstantinos N Malizos. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2021.v11.i01.1966 Authors: George A Komnos[1], Fotis...

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