Journal of Orthopedics and Rheumatism

 ISSN: 2643-573X

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Original Article   |   Volume 3 Issue 1

Induction of Osteosarcoma and Biochemical Effects in Rats Treated with Benzopyrene

Authors: Paniagua Perez R, Franco y Bourland R, Madrigal Bujaidar E, Alvarez Gonzalez I, Velasco Mora O, Martinez Coria E, Araujo Monsalvo V, Domínguez Hernandez V, Gonzalez-Cortez J, Straface JI and Luna Mendez Martin

Abstract: Osteosarcoma accounts for 20% of all sarcomas, affects children and young adults, usually originating in lower limb bones and possibly ending in amputation. The murine models identify the molecular and pathophysiological basis of diseases and allow the development of new therapies for their treatment. Benzopyrene (BZP) is an aromatic polycyclic hydrocarbon, reported as a potent cancer inducer. The objective of this work was to standardize a model of bone carcinogenesis in rats.

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Research Article   |   Volume 3 Issue 1

Gunshot Fractures to the Limbs: A Review of Fixation Methods

Authors: Captain Daniel Ribeiro Mesquita, Lieutenant Maurício Gomes Arcoverde and Major Joel Paulo Akerman

Abstract: The authors had intensive experience with gunshot fractures in wounded civilian and military in the war against organized crime in Rio de Janeiro. From the many difficulties and controversies, came the necessity to search for scientific evidence to establish management and treatment to these challenging injuries.

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Case Report   |   Volume 3 Issue 1

Isolated Scapula Body Fracture with Intrathoracic Displacement: Description of a New Pattern of Injury

Authors: Ismael Auñón-Martín, MD, PhD, Carlos Olaya-González and Gema Muñoz Sánchez

Abstract: Scapula fractures are relatively rare. Those that affect the body of the scapula account for approximately 50% of all scapula fractures. The indication of surgical treatment in the fractures of the body of the scapula is controversial. One of the indications for surgery is the intrathoracic displacement of a bone fragment. Within the low incidence of this complication, homogeneous anatomical patterns always related to high energy trauma have been described.

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Research Article   |   Volume 2 Issue 1

ICR-Like and Osteoarthritis in Geriatric Patients: Pilot Study at an RCH Facility

Authors: Alessandro Greco, Valentina Lorengo, Nadia Malfatti, Elisabetta Zanella, Laura Sarnella, Manuela Sicher, Ilaria Frati and Nicolo Panza

Abstract: Osteoarthritis (OA) is a rheumatic disease that affects the joints. It is a chronic degenerative disorder of an inflammatory nature affecting joint elements (cartilage, synovia, capsule). OA is one of the most common causes of painful disorders, affecting about 10% of the general adult population and 50% of people over the age of 60 years.

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Review Article   |   Volume 1 Issue 2

A Guide to Writing eHealth Websites with Orthopaedics as an Example - Readability, Reliability, Usability

Authors: J Chandrananth, A Fraval, YM Chong, M Chandrananth and P Tran

Abstract: The leading source of information in our modern era is the internet, but there is no assurance that all the material available is reliable or even comprehensible to the general population. There must be guidelines for the effective creation of eHealth websites which have the aim of patient education.

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Case Reports   |   Volume 1 Issue 2

Iatrogenic Ulnar Nerve Palsy Post Supracondylar K-Wire Insertion: Case Report and Review of Literature

Authors: Milly Huang, Ash Chehata and Luke J Bonato

Abstract: Ulnar nerve damage is a recognised complication of Kirschner wires (K-wire) pinning of supracondylar fractures, and can occur as an iatrogenic consequence of surgery in up to 20% of patients.

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Research Article   |   Volume 1 Issue 1

Polyethylene Finite Element Wear Simulation Evaluated by Clinical RSA Wear Measurements

Authors: Christian Wong and Maiken Stilling

Abstract: Documentation on medical devices should be mandatory before clinical use, and phased introduction is warranted to avoid unfortunate failures at larger scale.

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Research Article   |   Volume 1 Issue 1

Knee Loading due to Varus and External Rotation in Gait Supports Medial Compartment Wear in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Authors: Timothy L Norman, Joel Hutchison, Michael R Gardner and J David Blaha

Abstract: Total knee replacement (TKR) is a common treatment for gonarthrosis and has seen increasing use over the last 20 years. Malalignment of the lower extremity may be not only a cause for gonarthrosis but a precursor for failure of total knee prosthetic components.

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Case Report   |   Volume 1 Issue 1

Sub-Acute Brachial Plexopathy After Mid-Shaft Clavicle Fracture

Authors: Mark Schultzel MD , Christopher M Klein BS, David C Hay MD and John M Itamura MD

Abstract: A 52-year-old woman sustained a closed, mid-shaft, displaced right clavicle fracture with subsequent brachial plexopathy. Examination revealed weakness in deltoid, as well as with elbow, wrist, and finger extension, with diminished sensation. Radiographs revealed shortening and displacement.

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EDITORIAL   |   Volume 1 Issue 1

Who's to Blame for the Opiod Overdose Epidemic?

Authors: Justus Fiechtner

Abstract: There is considerable consternation about the fact that the number of drug abuse deaths now exceeds the number of highway deaths in the United States (47,005 vs. 32,675 in 2014). The Centers for Disease Control report that the rate of death due to opiods increased by 200% from the years 2000-2014.

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Journal Details
  1. Journal: Journal of Orthopedics and Rheumatism
  2. ISSN: 2643-573X
  3. ISO abbreviation: J Orthop Rheumatism
  4. Other Title: JORH
  5. Pub Type: Open Access