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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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Procalcitonin –Vital Tool to Differentiate Septic Progression of Spondylodiscitis from Drug Hypersensitivity: A Case Report and Brief Review of Literature

Learning Point of the Article: Pro-calcitonin proves to be vital tool to differentiate between acute septic spondylodiscitis and drug hypersensitivity. Case Report | Volume 10 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2020 | Page 73-75 | Saurabh Kapoor, Akshay D Gadiya, Fahid T Rasul, David Bell. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2020.v10i02.1704 Authors: Saurabh Kapoor[1], Akshay D Gadiya[1], Fahid T Rasul[2], David Bell[2] [1]Center for Spinal...

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Patient-Specific Three-Dimensional-printed Instrumentation for Radius Lengthening Osteotomy by a Volar Approach in Epiphysiodesis Sequelae: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Preoperative planning and use of a distal radius patient specific guide enable to standardize the osteotomy surgery against a freehand procedure that requires a harder learning curve. Case Report | Volume 10 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2020 | Page 21-24 | Marc-Olivier Gauci, Mikael Chelli, Jonathan Fernandez, Nicolas Bronsard. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2020.v10i02.1680 Authors: Marc-Olivier...

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Isolated Synovial Osteochondromatosis in a Completely Enclosed Suprapatellar Pouch: A Rare Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Loose bodies may be concealed by the plica during routine knee arthroscopy. Successful arthroscopic removal of loose bodies in the separated suprapatellar compartment requires careful study of pre-operative imaging and can effectively be performed. Case Report | Volume 10 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2020 | Page 17-20 | Shi Ming Tan, Ing How Moo, Kesavan Sitampalam, Joyce Suang Bee Koh, Tet...

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Under Coracoid-through Clavicle Suture Fixation in Type 2 Distal Clavicle Fracture

Learning Point of the Article: The fractures of the lateral end clavicle can be treated by indirect fixation technique in which the ethibond suture and mersilene tape are passed under the coracoid and through the clavicle. The technique is easy, inexpensive and lacks the side effects like hardware irritation. Case Report | Volume 10 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2020 | Page 13-16 | Harshad G Argekar, Dipit Sahu. DOI:...

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Giant Ganglion Cyst of the Proximal Tibiofibular Joint with Peroneal Nerve Palsy: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Ganglion cyst may sometimes present with pressure effects on adjacent vital structures especially due to its size and locations. It requires urgent surgical decompression to avoid complications. Case Report | Volume 10 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2020 | Page 5-8 | Sidhant Singh, Roop Singh, Milind Tanwar, Kiranpreet Kaur. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2020.v10i02.1672 Authors: Sidhant Singh[1], Roop...

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X-linked Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Tarda with Mutation in TRAPPC2Gene: First Report from India

Learning Point of the Article: Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Tarda is a clinically, radiologically distinct syndrome which can be identified on genetic testing which enables definitive diagnosis, prognostication, counseling, management and prenatal diagnosis for such families. Case Report | Volume 10 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2020 | Page 1-4 | Parag M Tamhankar, Abhishek Kulkarni, Lakshmi Vasudevan. DOI:...

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Bilateral Fractures of Anatomic Medullary Locking Hip Arthroplasty Stems in a Single Patient: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Patients with a previously well-functioning fully porous-coated THA presenting with a new complaint of thigh pain should be thoroughly evaluated for possible stem fracture, which may be a subtle radiographic finding. Case Report | Volume 10 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2020 | Page 46-49 | Sean E Slaven, Colin J Harrington, John P Cody. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2020.v10i02.1690 Authors: Sean E...

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