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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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Computer-assisted Navigation in Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty: A Case Study utilizing the ReCap Femoral Resurfacing System

Computer-assisted Navigation in Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty: A Case Study utilizing the ReCap Femoral Resurfacing System

Learning Point of the Article: In addition to proper patient selection and surgical technique, computer-assisted navigation serves as a reliable tool to improve component alignment and clinical outcomes after hip resurfacing. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 3 | JOCR May-June 2019 | Page 93-97 | Ameer Elbuluk, Karlina Fiaes, Jessica R. Benson, Edwin Su. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1440 Authors: Ameer Elbuluk[1], Karlina Fiaes[2],...

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Implant-associated Hoffa’s Fracture in a Floating Knee: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Implant-associated Hoffa’s Fracture in a Floating Knee: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Learning Point of the Article: Complex floating knee in the presence of a previous implant creates an unusual fracture pattern which poses a unique challenge in management and subsequent rehabilitation. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 3 | JOCR May-June 2019 | Page 79-83 | Gaurav Saini, R K Sen, Anoop Kalia, Sagar Kadam. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1432 Authors: Gaurav Saini[1], R K Sen[1], Anoop Kalia[1], Sagar...

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Intramedullary Nailing: Definitive as well as Prophylactic Fixation Method in a Case of Bilateral Atypical Femoral Fractures – A Case Report

Intramedullary Nailing: Definitive as well as Prophylactic Fixation Method in a Case of Bilateral Atypical Femoral Fractures – A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Intramedullary nailing is a minimally invasive prophylactic and definitive treatment method of AFFs with less morbidity and hospital stay. High index of suspicion helps in identifying incomplete AFFs and prevents further morbidity of a complete fracture by prophylactic intramedullary nailing. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 3 | JOCR May-June 2019 | Page 61-64 | Vivek Sodhai, Chetan Pradhan, Ashok...

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Plantar Partial Pressure Analysis in a Patient with Reverse Extensor Digitorum Brevis Flap for the Treatment of Hallux Injury

Plantar Partial Pressure Analysis in a Patient with Reverse Extensor Digitorum Brevis Flap for the Treatment of Hallux Injury

Learning Point of the Article: The long platform PPP measurement system is useful for the evaluation of foot reconstructive surgery and the development of treatments that can yield further improvements in the results. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 3 | JOCR May-June 2019 | Page 75-78 | Akira Kodama, Yasuo Kurose, Takaya Mizuseki, Kaguna Tanimoto, Nobuo Adachi. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1430 Authors: Akira Kodama[1], [2],...

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Hybrid Fixation in Pediatric Forearm Fractures, does it Predispose to Non-union? A Case Report and Literature Review

Hybrid Fixation in Pediatric Forearm Fractures, does it Predispose to Non-union? A Case Report and Literature Review

Learning Point of the Article: Hybrid fixation should be used cautiously in the paediatric age group, where in spite of excellent healing and remodelling potential, non union may still occur. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 3 | JOCR May-June 2019 | Page 72-74 | Tariq Aboelmagd, Karim Aboelmagd, Nev Davies, Amr El Khouly. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1428 Authors: Tariq Aboelmagd[1], Karim Aboelmagd[2], Nev Davies[3], Amr El...

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Allograft Reconstruction of Spontaneous Tibialis Anterior Tendon Rupture in a Diabetic Patient

Allograft Reconstruction of Spontaneous Tibialis Anterior Tendon Rupture in a Diabetic Patient

Learning Point of the Article: Teres minor myotendinous tears is a rare traumatic lesion and is accessible to surgical repair, when treated early, with good mid-term outcomes. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 3 | JOCR May-June 2019 | Page 57-60 | Don Koh Thong Siang, Astuti Pitarini, Kevin Koo. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1420 Authors: Don Koh Thong Siang[1], Astuti Pitarini[2], Kevin Koo[1] [1]Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,...

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Humeral Shaft Non-union in a Patient with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Treated with Mandible Locking Plate Fixation: A Case Report

Humeral Shaft Non-union in a Patient with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Treated with Mandible Locking Plate Fixation: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Mandible locking plate becomes one of the treatment options for fractures or non-unions in patients with OI because this plate is easy to bend and suitable for the patient’s short bone transverse diameter, severe deformity, and fragility bone. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 3 | JOCR May-June 2019 | Page 19-21 | Shohei Sano, Keisuke Oe, Tomoaki Fukui, Shinya Hayashi, Ryosuke Kuroda, Takahiro...

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