Cell-based Treatments of Femoral Head Osteonecrosis: A Literature Review

Ali Parsa; Mohammad Hallaj Moghaddam; Farshid Bagheri; Mohammad Hassani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 54-58


  The preferred desire of orthopedic surgeons is to preserve the femoral head in the early stages of femoral head osteonecrosis; however, hip arthroplasty is needed in most cases. The outcomes of traditional surgical treatments alone are not favorable. Thus, femoral head osteonecrosis frequently follows ...  Read More

Abductor digiti minimi opponensplasty for a patient with Cavanagh’s syndrome: A case report

Ali Parsa; Farzad Omidi Kashani; Mohammad Moghaddam; Abdolreza Malek; Ali Birjandinejad

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, , Pages 23-25


  Thumb hypoplasia only in the intrinsic thenar muscles is a rare condition; this defect might be accompanied with cardiac diseases (Holt-Oram syndrome), ocular anomalies, and vascular anomalies of the hand and wrist (Okihiro syndrome). In addition, this condition may be detected in hypereosinophilic syndrome ...  Read More