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 Lessons from the Metal-on-Metal Experience

 Tight Shoes and Foot Problems


Ortho Journal Update

Disease and Illness: Commentary on an article by Kaisa J. Virtanen, MD, et al.: “Sling Compared with Plate Osteosynthesis for Treatment of Displaced Midshaft Clavicular Fractures. A Randomized Clinical Trial”

David Ring, MD, PhD
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Hip resurfacing in patients under thirty years old: an attractive option for young and active patients

Nicolas KrantzBruno MileticHenri Migaud and Julien Girard


Titanium elastic nailing radius and ulna fractures in adolescents

Wall, Lindley; O’Donnell, June C.; Schoenecker, Perry L.; Keeler, Kathryn A.; Dobbs, Matthew B.; Luhmann, Scott J.; Gordon, J. Eric


Use of Negative-pressure Wound Therapy in Orthopaedic Trauma

Philipp N. Streubel, Daniel J. Stinner, and William T. Obremskey

J Am Acad Orthop Surg September 2012 ; 20:564-574


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 Meta-Analyses and Systematic Reviews: New Guidelines for JBJS

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 Metaphyseal locking compression plate as an external fixator for the distal tibia

Sven A. F. TulnerSimon D. Strackee and Peter Kloen

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The Effect of Pedicle Screw Insertion at a Young Age on Pedicle and Canal Development

 Olgun, Zeynep Deniz; Demirkiran, Gokhan; Ayvaz, Mehmet; Karadeniz, Emre; Yazici, Muharrem

 New Orthopaedic Techniques

 A Modified Method for Coverage of Kirschner Wire Ends

Ayub, Anouska Amna; Miyagi, Kana; Henderson, James

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Arthroscopy of the Hip, The Snapping Hip: Surgical Management Pearls

Shu, Beatrice; Safran, Marc R.


Biological Approach to Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery Abstract Mikel Sánchez, Juan Azofra, Nicolas Fiz, Beatriz Aizpurua, et al.

 A New Device for Percutaneous Elevation of the Depressed Fractures of Tibial Condyles
V.S. Ravindranath , Madhusudan Kumar , G.V.S.Murthy

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Kite Flap Technique for Skin defects in Hand Injuries- Technical Note

Dr. Steve Rocha     Download Full Text PDF


Orthopaedic Implant Update

New Knee Implant Is Changing The Way Patients And Surgeons View Revision Hinged Knee Replacement


Calcaneal StepPlate – Compressive Medialising Calcaneal Osteotomy

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Predicting Scoliosis Progression From 3D Imaging, Study Shows Promising Results

 Tough Gel Stretches To 21 Times Its Length, Recoils, And Heals Itself - May Pave The Way To Replacing Damaged Cartilage In Human Joints

 Knotless TightRope® System for Syndesmosis Repair – The Gold Standard just went Platinum


 IORG Members News

1. Paper Publication by Dr Senthil Nathan

The Spectrum of Traumatic Schmorl's Nodes: Identification and Treatment Options in 3 Patients
 Dimar II JR, Nathan ST, Glassman SD
American Journal of Orthopaedics - Download Free Full text PDF

2. Paper Publication by Dr Ashok Shyam

Relative role changing of lateral collateral ligament on the posterolateral rotatory instability according to the knee flexion angles: a biomechanical comparative study of role of lateral collateral ligament and popliteofibular ligament.

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2012 Jul 31.

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3. Paper Publication by Dr Ashok Shyam (as part of Science of Variation Group)

Buijze GA, Guitton TG, van Dijk CN, Ring D; Science of Variation Group. Training improves interobserver reliability for the diagnosis of scaphoid fracture displacement. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Jul;470(7):2029-34

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4. Paper publication by Gautam Shetty

Which Factors Increase Risk of Malalignment of the Hip-Knee-Ankle Axis in TKA?

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Aug 16.

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5. Dr Qaed Dhariwal (Head of IORG executive committee) Selected President of IMA - Hadapsar Branch

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First Issue of Ortho Journals Sep 2012

 First Announcement of “Arthropaedia

 Dr Anil Jain – Presidential Candidate for Indian Orthopaedic Assoication

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