Journal of Orthopedics and Joint Surgery

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Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Prof. S. Vetrivel Chezian
M.S ortho, D.ortho, F.R.C.S (Glasgow), Ph.D
Director and professor,
Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology,
Government Coimbatore Medical College hospital
Coimbatore
svcortho@gmail.com

Indexing Editor

Prof. Dr. S. Makesh Ram
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
Thoothukudi Medical College, Thoothukudi, India

VIDEO JOURNAL EDITOR

Prof. Dr. T. M. Manohar
Professor of Orthopaedics
Govt Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem, TamilNadu, India

Immediate Past Editor

Prof. Dr. V. Thirunarayanan
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Orthopaedics
Dharmapuri Medical College, Dharmapuri, India

Associate Editors
Prof. Dr. P. Sankaralingam
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Orthopaedics
Meenakshi Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Enathur, Kanchipuram, TamilNadu, India

Prof. Dr. C. Kamalanathan
Professor of Orthopaedics
Govt Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem, TamilNadu, India

Prof. G. Leonard Ponraj
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Arthroscopy & Sports Injury
TN Govt. Multispecialty Hospital, Chennai, TamilNadu, India

Prof. Dr. S. Kumaravel
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Orthopaedics,
Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur, India

Prof. Dr. N. Thanappan
Professor of Orthopaedics
Madurai Medical College, Madurai, India

Prof. Dr. T. Tholkapiyan
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Orthopaedics
Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India

Prof. Dr. N. Manikandan
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Orthopaedics, Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli, India

Prof. Dr. S. Veera Kumar
Professor of Orthopaedics
Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, India

Prof. Dr. D. R. Ramprasath
Professor of Orthopaedics
Chengalpattu Medical College,Chengalpattu, India

Prof. Dr. K. S. Maheswaran
Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
Govt ESI Medical College and Hospital, Coimbatore, India
TNOA Advisory Committee
Prof. Dr. R. Sivakumar
Director
Preethi Institute of Medical Sciences, Madurai, India

Dr. S. Muthukumar
Director
Parvathi Hospital, Chennai, India

Prof. Dr. M. Antony Vimal Raj
Professor of Orthopaedics
Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

Dr. P. T. Saravanan
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sangeetha Ortho Center, Kanchipuram, India

Dr. S. G. Thirumalaisamy
Senior Consultant
Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore, India

Dr. J. Dheenadhayalan
Senior Consultant
Ganga Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore, India

Dr. M. Vanasekar
Director
Priya Hospital, Palani, India

Prof. Dr. V. Singaravadivelu
Professor of Orthopaedics
Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

Prof. Dr. N. Deen Mohamed Ismail
Director and Professor
Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

Dr. C. J. Ravi
Director
Sri Naadi Hospital, Pattukottai, India

Dr. C. Rex
Director
Rex Ortho Hospital, Coimbatore, India
Assistant Editors
Prof. Dr. L. Pavalan
Professor and HOD of Orthopaedics
Thoothukudi Medical College, Thoothukudi, India

Prof. Dr. A. Suresh Kumar
Professor of Orthopaedics
Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli, India

Prof. Dr. Justin Arockiaraj
Department of Orthopaedics
Christian medical college, Vellore, India

Prof. Dr. Anjan Ramachandranath
Associate Professor in Orthopaedics
Thanjavur Medical College Hospital, Thanjavur, India

Prof. Dr. M. S. Mugunthan
Associate Professor
Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Coimbatore Medical College Hospital, Coimbatore, India

Dr. S. Cheralathan
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

Dr. G. Nagarajan
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

Dr. M. Navin Kumar
Director
C- Dot Hospital, Chennai, India

Dr. S. Agniraj
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, India

Dr. S. Varaprasad
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Omandurar Medical College, Chennai, India

Dr. E. R. Mithun
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Parvathi Hospital, Chennai, India

Dr. Guruprasad
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India
Section Editors/Trauma

Prof. Dr. N. Manikandan
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Orthopaedics, Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli, India

Dr. J. Dheenadhayalan
Senior Consultant
Ganga Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore, India

Dr. Velasami Ravindhran
Senior Consultant
Bone and Joint Foundation, Coimbatore, India

Prof. Dr. N. Arivasan
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Orthopaedics, Madurai Medical College, Madurai, India

Section Editors/Hip Arthroplasty

Prof. Dr. D. Gokulraj
Professor of Orthopaedics
Sri Ramachandra Institute Of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, India

Dr. C. Vijay Bose
Senior Consultant
Asian Joint Reconstruction Institute, SIMS Hospital, Chennai, India

Dr. R. Jayakumar
Senior Consultant
Kaviya Orthopardic centre, Coimbatore, India

Section Editors/Knee Arthroscopy

Dr. J. Srinivasan
Director
Srinivasa Priya Hospital, Chennai, India

Prof. Dr. T. Tholkapiyan
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Orthopaedics
Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India

Prof. B. Pasupathy
Professor of Orthopaedics
Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

Section Editors/Shoulder Arthroscopy

Dr. Clement Joseph
Head of Arthroscopy Unit
Asian Joint Reconstruction Institute, SIMS Hospital, Chennai, India

Prof. Leonard Ponraj
Professor and HOD
Department of Arthroscopy & Sports Injury
TN Govt. Multispecialty Hospital, Chennai, India

Section Editors/ Shoulder and Elbow

Dr. David V Rajan
Head of Arthroscopy Unit
Ortho One Orthopaedic Specialty Center, Coimbatore, India

Dr. Ram Chidambaram
Director
Department of Shoulder, Elbow and hand`
MGM Health Care, Chennai, India

Section Editors/ Deformity correction and Ilizarov

Prof. Dr. R. H. Govardhan
Director
Vasanthi Hospital, Chennai, India

Prof. Dr. R. Selvaraj
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Orthopaedics
Karpaga Vinayagar Medical College, Madhuranthagam, India

Section Editors/ Pediatrics

Prof. Dr. Virisha Maduri
Professor of Orthopaedics
Christian medical college, Vellore, India

Dr. Suresh Babu
Assistant Professor
Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics
Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai, India

Dr. R. Ashok Kumar
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Madurai, India

Section Editors/ Foot and ankle

Dr. S. R. Sundarajan,
Head of Arthroscopy Unit
Ganga Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore, India

Dr. J. Parthiban
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sri Hospital, Chennai, India

Section Editors/ Hand and Reconstruction

Dr. Terrence Jose Jerome
Director
Olympia Hospital and Research Center, Trichy, India

Dr. Srinivasa Rajappa
Professor of Orthopaedics
Sri Ramachandra Institute Of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, India

Section Editors/ Oncology

Prof. Dr. Vijay Titus
Professor of Orthopaedics
Christian medical college, Vellore, India

Prof. Dr. S. Sundar
Senior Consultant and Medical Director
V.S.Hospital, Chennai, India

Section Editors/ Spine

Prof. Dr. Nalli R Yuvaraj
Professor of Spine surgery
Department of Orthopaedics
Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

Dr. . Ajay Shetty
Senior Consultant
Ganga Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore, India

Prof. Dr. K. Venkatesh
Professor of Orthopaedics,
Christian medical college, Vellore, India

Section Editors/ Pelvi-acetabulum

Dr. S. G. Thirumalaisamy
Senior Consultant
Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore, India

Dr. A. R. Kesavan
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Apollo Hospital, Chennai, India

Section Editors/ Orthobiologics

Dr. Karthi Sundar
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Appasamy Hospital, Chennai, India

Dr. A. Navaladi Shankar
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Apollo Hospital, Chennai, India

Dr. Muthu Sathish
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Dindugul Medical College, Dindugul, India

International Editorial Board

Dr. Sadai Vellchami appan
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Whithybush Hospital, Haverfordwest, United Kingdom

Dr. Rangaraju Ramesh
Consultant Shoulder Surgeon
Torbay hospital, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom

Dr. T. S. Rajagopal
Consultant Spine surgeon,
Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom

Dr. M. Paraskumar
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Medway Maritime Hospital, United Kingdom

Editors of Eminence

Prof. Dr. N. Rajagopalan
Head
Department of Orthopaedics
Pondicherry Institute of Medical Science, Pondicherry, India

Prof. Dr. Mayil Vahanan Natarajan
Director
M.N. Orthopaedic Hospital, Chennai, India

Prof. Dr. S. Rajasekaran
Chairman
Ganga Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore, India

Prof. S. Ramesh Sen
Senior Director and Head of Department
Institute of Orthopaedics, Max Super Specialty Hospital, Mohali, India

Managing Editor

Mrs. Nisha Verma
nisha.verma@jaypeebrothers.com

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