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Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine

Online ISSN: 2399-7370

Andras Perl (Editor-in-Chief)

State University of New York, USA

Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine is an open access journal with comprehensive peer review policy and a rapid publication process. JROM will endorse the advanced current research in arthroplasty/joint replacement, arthroscopy, biologics, venous thromboembolism (VTE)/ deep vein thrombosis (dvt), foot & ankle, hand & wrist, hip, imaging, infection, knee, oncology, pain management, pediatrics, practice management, rheumatology/osteoarthritis, rheumatic disease, autoimmune disorders, musculoskeletal and related disorders, robotics, biomaterials, implants, diagnosis, molecular genetics, pathophysiology and epidemiology, shoulder and elbow, soft-tissue, spine, sports medicine, trauma and physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine will feature original research, review, book review, clinical case study, clinical trial, data report, evidence based medical research reports, observational studies, editorial, hypothesis & theory, methods, mini review, opinion, original research, perspective studies, commentaries, review and technology report.

Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.jrom@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. The acceptance criteria for all papers are the quality and originality of the research and its significance to our readership. Except where otherwise stated, manuscripts are peer reviewed by two anonymous reviewers and the Editor. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by ROM, is properly cited.

Editor in chief


Andras Perl received his MD and PhD from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. He was trained as a resident in Internal Medicine at Semmelweis and as a fellow in Rheumatology/Immunology at the University of Rochester. He held faculty positions at Semmelweis, the University of Rochester, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, and the State University of New York (SUNY). He has been Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology since 1997, Chief of Rheumatology since 2001, and co-director of the MD/PhD Program since 2003 at the State University of New York, UMU, College of Medicine in Syracuse, New York. His research has been focused on interactions of viruses and the host genome and signaling pathways that mediate abnormal T-cell activation in lupus. His laboratory identified the HRES-1 endogenous retrovirus, mapped it to chromosome 1q42, and identified Rab4a as its gene product that confers susceptibility to lupus via increased receptor recycling. His laboratory discovered mitochondrial dysfunction in lupus T cells, characterized by mitochondrial hyperpolarization (MHP) and ATP depletion that predispose to death by necrosis. The increased production of necrotic materials from T cells is an important activator of B cells and dendritic cells and inflammation in SLE. The activation of the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), which serves as a sensor of MHP and regulator of receptor recycling, is a biomarker and the target for treatment in lupus. Another biomarker of T-cell dysfunction, the depletion of intracellular glutathione, is targeted through treatment with N-acetylcysteine. Both of these clinical studies have been approved by the FDA. The human transaldolase gene was originally identified and its role in cell type-specific regulation of the pentose phosphate pathway, MHP, and apoptosis has been characterized in this laboratory. The deficiency of transaldolase was recently revealed a genetic cause of male infertility, chronic progressive diseases of the liver, leading to steatosis, steatohepatitis, cirrhosis, cancer, as well as systemic autoimmunity, which may be preventable by treatment with N-acetylcysteine. His laboratory has published over 150 original peer-reviewed papers, authored chapters in rheumatology and immunology textbooks, trained over 30 PhD students and postdoctoral fellows, received funding from the National Institutes of Health, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Arthritis Foundation, the American Lupus Society and the Alliance for Lupus Research. He authors and edited textbooks, such Autoimmunity Methods and Protocols, 1st edition in 2004 and 2nd edition in 2012. He has been listed among the Best Doctors in Central New York and in America since 2007.

Editorial Board


Andras Perl

Chief, Division of Rheumatology
Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Co-Director, M.D., Ph.D. Program
State University of New York
USA

Ricardo M. Xavier

Professor
Rheumatology Department
Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre (HCPA)
Brazil

E.Ph. Stranadko

Professor
Head of Department Oncology and Photodynamic Therapy
State Clinical and Research Center for Laser Medicine
Russia


Wayland Tseh

Associate Professor
Health and Applied Human Sciences
University of North Carolina Wilmington
USA

Qiang Wang

Associate Professor
Department of Dental Materials, School of Stomatology, China Medical University
China

Katia Nunes Sa

Associate Professor
Bahiana School of Medicine and
Public Health
Catholic University of Salvador
Brazil


Motasem Al Maaieh

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedics
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
USA

Yves Jammes

Professor
Faculty of Medicine
Aix-Marseille University
France

Hiroshi Kawaguchi

Chief, Spine Center
Japan Community Health Care Organization
Japan


Pedro Gómez Piqueras

Associate professor
University Castilla la Mancha
Spain

Takatomo MINE

Director of Orthopedic Surgery& Reumatology
Kanmon Medical Center
Japan

Sérgio Zylbersztejn

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedics
Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre
Brazil


Jun Zou

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University
China

Review Board


Siddharth Kumar Das

Professor & Head
Department of Rheumatology
K.G. Medical University
India

Katarina Colic

Research Associate
Associate Lecturer
Innovation Centre
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
University of Belgrade
Europe

Viroj Wiwanitkit

Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Chulalongkorn University
Thailand


SEDEN AKDAGLI

Department of Anesthesiology
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
USA

Nadhir Meraghni

Orthopedic surgeon
University Hospital Mustapha Bacha
Algeria, North Africa

Yoon Kam Hon

Consultant Rheumatologist
El Shaddai Arthritis & Rheumatism Specialist Medical Centre
Singapore


Tomás Pérez Cervera

Orthopedic Surgeon
University Hospital Virgen Macarena of Seville
Spain

Kamran Hafeez

Orthopedic Surgeon
Buraidah Central Hospital
Saudi Arabia

Rafael Mello Trommer

Technology Researcher National Institute of Metrology
Quality, and Technology
Brazil


Francisco Tomaz Meneses de Oliveira

Researcher
Department of Medicine
Federal University of Piauí
Brazil

Andrés SAMANIEGO

Faculty of Medicine
National University of Asunción
USA

Praveen kumar pandey

Surgeon
Department of Orthopaedics
India


Ketan Desai

CMO of Levolta Pharmaceuticals
USA

Perihan Elif Ekmekci

Assistant professor
Medical Faculty Department
TOBB University
Turkey

Mohamed Zubair Mohamed Al-Fayyadh

Medical Lecturer
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
MALAYSIA


Ubiratan Brum de Castro

Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Medicine
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Brazil

Mohamad Gouse

Clinical Spine Fellow
Spinal Disorder surgery
Department of Orthopedics
Christian Medical college
India

Kanagasabai Vadivel

Assistant Project Scientist
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California
USA

In Press

Volume 2, Issue 4


Will be updated soon.

Current Issue

Volume 2, Issue 3


Efficacy of a combination of fixed doses of serratiopeptidases, bromelain and methylsulfonylmethane in inflammatory joint diseases

Martin-Martin LS De Burgos-Mota M Apa M Pierangeli D Ragno A Silvestri A

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

May 30, 2017


Clinical and epidemiological profile of patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty

Liz Araujo Wolfovitch Fernanda Rezende Campos Falcao Bruno Anderson Gomes Dias David Sadigursky Gustavo Castro De Queiroz Magda Leao Pinheiro

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

June 01, 2017


3D printing of PCL/Fluorouracil tablets by selective laser sintering: Properties of implantable drug delivery for cartilage cancer treatment

Salmoria GV Vieira FE Ghizoni GB Marques MS Kanis LA

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

June 26, 2017


Treatment of hallux valgus in children and adolescents by chevron's operating technique

Fernando Cal Garcia Filho Lucas Cortizo Garcia Fabio Silveira Matos Lucas Rocha de Jesus Magda Leão Pinheiro Fernanda Cortizo Garcia

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

July 20, 2017


Surgical management of displaced midshaft clavicle fracture in skeletally immature patient- What is the evidence?

Saloumeh Saremi Saeed Asadollahi

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

July 21, 2017


Does single locked plating provide a standard treatment modality for bicondylar tibial plateau fractures? A prospective study

Ahmed Hasan El.Bana Youssef Ahmed Nagi Wessam Gamal Abu Senna Sherif Abdelatif Othman Hassan Elgamal

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

July 26, 2017


Archive


Volume 2

Efficacy of a combination of fixed doses of serratiopeptidases, bromelain and methylsulfonylmethane in inflammatory joint diseases

Martin-Martin LS De Burgos-Mota M Apa M Pierangeli D Ragno A Silvestri A

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

May 30, 2017


Clinical and epidemiological profile of patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty

Liz Araujo Wolfovitch Fernanda Rezende Campos Falcao Bruno Anderson Gomes Dias David Sadigursky Gustavo Castro De Queiroz Magda Leao Pinheiro

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

June 01, 2017


3D printing of PCL/Fluorouracil tablets by selective laser sintering: Properties of implantable drug delivery for cartilage cancer treatment

Salmoria GV Vieira FE Ghizoni GB Marques MS Kanis LA

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

June 26, 2017


Treatment of hallux valgus in children and adolescents by chevron's operating technique

Fernando Cal Garcia Filho Lucas Cortizo Garcia Fabio Silveira Matos Lucas Rocha de Jesus Magda Leão Pinheiro Fernanda Cortizo Garcia

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

July 20, 2017


Surgical management of displaced midshaft clavicle fracture in skeletally immature patient- What is the evidence?

Saloumeh Saremi Saeed Asadollahi

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

July 21, 2017


Does single locked plating provide a standard treatment modality for bicondylar tibial plateau fractures? A prospective study

Ahmed Hasan El.Bana Youssef Ahmed Nagi Wessam Gamal Abu Senna Sherif Abdelatif Othman Hassan Elgamal

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

July 26, 2017


Rheumatology and orthopedic medicine

Andras Perl

Editorial-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

March 04, 2017


Nothing is simple in the medical scenario

Sérgio Zylbersztejn

Editorial-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

March 07, 2017


Bilateral posterior fracture-dislocation of the shoulders with subscapularis rupture and HAGL lesion: a case report

Wei REN Masumi MARUO HOLLEDGE Yongcheng HU Jike LU

Case Report-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

March 22, 2017


Case report: Delayed spontaneous retroperitoneal haematoma after unilateral total hip replacement

Ana Torres Pérez Mariano Fernández Fairen Julio Duart Clemente Javier del Río Alonso Matías Alfonso Olmos Carlos Villas Tome

Case Report-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

April 10, 2017


Psoriatic arthritis comorbidity index: development and validation of a new specific tool for classifying prognostic comorbidity in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis patients

Y. El Miedany M. El Gaafary S. Youssef Sami Bahlas M. Hegazi

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

April 13, 2017


Mixed connective tissue disease in children – case series

Deepak S Warrier KC

Case Series-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

May 08, 2017


Natural products as potential therapeutics for the temporomandibular joint arthritis: a mini review

Francisco Isaac Fernandes Gomes Danielle Rocha do Val Maria Gerusa Brito Aragão Mirna Marques Bezerra Hellíada Vasconcelos Chaves

Mini Review-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

January 17, 2017


Independent factors associated with serum levels of 25- Hydroxyvitamin D in very elderly Chinese males

Pingda Bian Xue Jin Zhangxuan Shou Jue Wang Xiuyang Li

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

January 28, 2017


Sjögren´s syndrome: clinical dentistry case management sjögren´s syndrome: case report

Élcio Magdalena Giovani Kelly Cristine Tarquinio Marinho Ruth Andia-Merlin Bruno Vieira Caputo Gilberto Araujo Noro-Filho Camila Correia dos Santos Alfredo Mikail Melo Mesquita Adriana Castilho

Case Report-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

January 31, 2017


An orthopaedic elective for pediatric residents

Brian Piazza Bjorn Nilson Robert Wells William Hennrikus

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

February 07, 2017


Hormone replacement therapy affects mandibular bone architecture in postmenopausal women: a fractal dimension assessment

Afonso Celso Souza de Assis – DDS Thiago de Oliveira Gamba – DDS, MsC, PhD Mari Eli Leonelli de Moraes – DDS, MSc, PhD Luiz César de Moraes - DDS, MSc, PhD Isadora Luana Flores – DDS, MSc, PhD Sérgio Lúcio Pereira de Castro Lopes - DDS, MSc, PhD

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

February 13, 2017


Boron action in bone health

Dessordi R Navarro MA

Review Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

February 24, 2017


Volume 1

Bone Mass in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Fernanda S C Lopes Joao Lindolfo C Borges Mariângela Sampaio Maristela E Barbosa

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

October 21, 2016


Inflammation and Deformity in Type of Pain in Rheumatoid Hands: Cross Sectional Study

Bárbara Liliane Lôbo Queiroz Selena Márcia Dubois Mendes Abrahão Fontes Baptista Katia Nunes Sá

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

October 25, 2016


Prosthetic joint infection in a Tunisian tertiary care teaching hospital

Mohamed Ben Bejeb Dhekra Chebil Walid Osmen Salah M’hamdi Lamine Dhidah Houyem Said-Latiri

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

October 29, 2016


Relationship between neck circumference and abdominal adiposity in young adult males and females

W. Tseh R. Barker T. Barreira

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

December 06, 2016


Association of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis with systemic lupus erythematosus

Eduardo Bonilla Ashwini Shadakshari Andras Perl

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

December 12, 2016


The current approach to research and design of the artificial hip prosthesis: a review

K. Colic A.Sedmak

Research Article-Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine (ROM)

December 27, 2016


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Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.jrom@oatext.com

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Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

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