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For over 35 years, Orthopedics has been the preferred choice of orthopedic surgeons for clinically relevant information. A bimonthly, peer-reviewed journal, Orthopedics offers clinically valuable, original articles covering all aspects of adult and pediatric orthopedic surgery and treatment. Edited by Robert D'Ambrosia, MD, and an Editorial Board of over 100 orthopedists, Orthopedics is the source to turn to for guidance in your practice. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

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Table of Contents
Trending in Orthopedics
Letter to the Editor

Painful Intramuscular Lipoma of the Infraspinatus: Unusual Location and Presentation

Daniele Coraci, MD; Valter Santilli, MD, PhD; Luca Padua, MD, PhD

Guest Editorial
Feature Article

Total Joint Arthroplasty in a Stand-alone Ambulatory Surgical Center: Short-term Outcomes

Bertrand W. Parcells, MD; Dean Giacobbe, MD; David Macknet, BA; Amy Smith, MSN, RN; Mark Schottenfeld, MD; David A. Harwood, MD; Stephen Kayiaros, MD

Feature Article

Cost Analysis of Hemiarthroplasty Versus Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Fractures

Jason A. Solomon, MD; Sheeba M. Joseph, MD, MS; Yousef Shishani, MD; Brian N. Victoroff, MD; John H. Wilber, MD; Reuben Gobezie, MD; Robert J. Gillespie, MD

Feature Article
Feature Article

Vascular Injury in Orthopedic Trauma

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; George N. Panagopoulos, MD; Zinon T. Kokkalis, MD; Panayiotis Koulouvaris, MD; Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, MD; Vasilios Igoumenou, MD; George Mantas, MD; Konstantinos G. Moulakakis, MD; George S. Sfyroeras, MD; Andreas Lazaris, MD; Panayotis N. Soucacos, MD, FACS

Review Article

Internal Versus External Fixation of Charcot Midfoot Deformity Realignment

Daniel J. Lee, MD; Joseph Schaffer, MD; Tien Chen, PhD; Irvin Oh, MD

Review Article

Knee Bracing After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Recurrence After Marginal Excision for Atypical Lipomatous Tumors Versus Lipomas of the Extremities

Costantino Errani, MD; Stefania Cocchi, MD; Nikolin Ali, MD; Mohammadreza Chehrassan, MD; Alberto Righi, MD; Marco Gambarotti, MD; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Daniel Vanel, MD; Davide Donati, MD

Feature Article
Feature Article

Assessment of Accuracy and Reliability in Acetabular Cup Placement Using an iPhone/iPad System

Kenji Kurosaka, MD; Shigeo Fukunishi, MD; Tomokazu Fukui, MD; Shoji Nishio, MD; Yuki Fujihara, MD; Shohei Okahisa, MD; Yu Takeda, MD; Takashi Daimon, PhD; Shinichi Yoshiya, MD

Feature Article

Comparison of 3 Minimally Invasive Methods for Distal Tibia Fractures

Jun-Hao Fang, MD; Yao-Sen Wu, MD; Xiao-Shan Guo, MD; Liao-Jun Sun, MD

Feature Article

Three-Year Follow-up of Conservative Treatments of Shoulder Osteoarthritis in Older Patients

Jiong Jiong Guo, MD, PhD; Kailun Wu, MD; Huaqing Guan, MD; Lei Zhang, MD; Cheng Ji, MD; Huilin Yang, MD, PhD; Tiansi Tang, MD

Feature Article

Effects of Tourniquet Release on Total Knee Arthroplasty

Kai Tie, MD; Dongcai Hu, MD; Yongjian Qi, MD; Hua Wang, MD; Liaobin Chen, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Hypovitaminosis D in Patients Undergoing Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Single-Center Analysis

Bradley P. Inkrott, MD; Jessica L. Koberling, PA-C; Curtis R. Noel, MD

Feature Article

Predictors of Septic Arthritis in the Adult Population

Robert Borzio, MD; Neil Mulchandani, MD; Robert Pivec, MD; Bhaveen H. Kapadia, MD; Dante Leven, DO; Steven F. Harwin, MD; William P. Urban, MD

Feature Article

Ipsilateral Tibiotalar Joint Osteoarthritis Transferred to the Contralateral Tibiotalar Joint

Anthony Dugarte, MD, CSCS; Sahil Bharwani, BA; HoJun Yoo, BA; Alexander Vondra Boiwka, MD, MS; Jonathan E. Tang, MD; Uri M. Ahn, MD; Nicholas U. Ahn, MD

Feature Article

Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Infections in Orthopedic-Related Devices and Prosthetic Joints

Suresh J. Antony, MD; Monisha S. Parikh, MD; Enrique Soto, PharmD; Craig Cameron, DO; Rupal Mody, MD

Feature Article

Adult Native Septic Arthritis in an Inner City Hospital: Effects on Length of Stay

Jacob Daynes, DO; Matthew F. Roth, MSc; Mark Zekaj, MD; Ian Hudson, DO; Claire Pearson, MD; Rahul Vaidya, MD

Feature Article

High Disparity Between Orthopedic Resident Interest and Participation in International Health Electives

Steven Zhang, BA; Paul Shultz, MD; Alan Daniels, MD; Edward Ackelman, MD; Robin N. Kamal, MD

Feature Article

Ipsilateral Nonvascularized Autograft and Periosteal Repair for the Treatment of Pediatric Tumors of the Distal Fibula

Caleb M. Yeung, BA; Santiago A. Lozano-Calderón, MD, PhD; Benjamin Allar, BA; Manahil Naqvi, BA; Mark C. Gebhardt, MD; Megan E. Anderson, MD

Feature Article

Chronic Antiplatelet Use Associated With Increased Blood Loss in Lumbar Spinal Surgery Despite Adherence to Protocols

Peter T. McCunniff, MD; Ernest S. Young, MD; Kasra Ahmadinia, MD; David J. Kusin, BA; Uri M. Ahn, MD; Nicholas U. Ahn, MD

Feature Article
Feature Article

Novel Protocol for Knee Mobilization Under Femoral and Sciatic Nerve Blocks for Postoperative Knee Stiffness

Florian Wanivenhaus, MD; Philippe M. Tscholl, MD; José A. Aguirre, MD, MSc; René Giger, PT, MAS; Sandro F. Fucentese, MD

Feature Article

Biological Therapies for Cartilage Lesions in the Hip: A New Horizon

Jorge Chahla, MD; Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD; Rodrigo Mardones, MD; Johnny Huard, PhD; Marc J. Philippon, MD; Shane Nho, MD; Omer Mei-Dan, MD; Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD

Feature Article

Association Between Serum Relaxin and Subsequent Shoulder Instability

Brett D. Owens, MD; Kenneth L. Cameron, PhD, MPH, ATC; Kari B. Clifton, PhD; Steven J. Svoboda, MD; Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD

Feature Article

The Effect of Mechanical Varus on Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Lateral Collateral Ligament Stress: Finite Element Analyses

Betina B. Hinckel, MD; Marco K. Demange, PhD; Riccardo G. Gobbi, PhD; José Ricardo Pécora, PhD; Gilberto Luis Camanho, PhD

Feature Article

Reduced Anterior Cruciate Ligament Vascularization Is Associated With Chondral Knee Lesions

Iftach Hetsroni, MD; Amir Manor, MD; Alex Finsterbush, MD; Joseph Lowe, MD; Gideon Mann, MD; Ezequiel Palmanovich, MD

Feature Article

Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Fixation of Calcaneal Fractures in Children

Yongzeng Feng, MD; Yang Yu, MD; Xiaolong Shui, MD; Xiaozhou Ying, MD; Leyi Cai, MD; Jianjun Hong, MD

Feature Article

History of Nocturia May Guide Urinary Catheterization for Total Joint Arthroplasty

Sumit Rana, MD; Steven T. Woolson, MD; Nicholas J. Giori, MD, PhD

Case Report

Minimally Traumatic Spinopelvic Dissociation With Prolonged Bisphosphonate Use

Colby Oitment, MBBS, BSci; Brahman S. Sivakumar, MBBS, BSci (Med), MS; Anthony Bozzo, MD, BSci; Colm McCarthy, MD; Peter Wong, BPhysio, MPhysio, MBBS; Kevin Tetsworth, MD, FRACS

Case Report

Atypical Pectoralis Major Muscle Wasting in a Recreational Weight Lifter

Nata Parnes, MD; Maryellen I. Blevins, PA-C, MPAS; Paul Carey, MD; Darren J. Friedman, MD

Case Report

Primary Osteomyelitis of the Clavicle in Children

Sushant Ghate, MD; Ahmed M. Thabet, MD, PhD; G. Max Gosey, MD; Edward P. Southern, MD; Rodolfo E. Bégué, MD; Andrew G. King, MBChB, FRACS

Case Report

Distal Humeral Epiphyseal Separation in a Newborn

Sasha J. Tharakan, MD; Rushyuan J. Lee, MD; Ammie M. White, MD; J. Todd R. Lawrence, MD, PhD

Case Report
Case Report

Failure of a Unipolar Radial Head Prosthesis Due to Component Dissociation

Roger E. Wiltfong, MD; Raymond K. Wurapa, MD; James C. Cassandra, DO

Case Report

Knee Disarticulation for a Total Knee Arthroplasty Periprosthetic Fracture

Larry V. Lee, MD; Sean M. Esmende, MD; Christopher T. Born, MD

Case Report

Excision and Reimplantation of the Proximal Humerus After Fracture-Dislocation

Shane R. Hanzlik, MD; Sara E. Pearson, PhD; Paul E. Caldwell III, MD

Case Report

Management of Snapping Scapula Syndrome

Mark L. Wang, MD, PhD; Andrew J. Miller, MD; Brooke L. Ballard, MD; Michael J. Botte, MD

Case Report
Tips & Techniques

Using a Posterior Compartment Fasciotomy and Paratenon Closure in Acute Achilles Tendon Repair

David Saper, MD; Kyle Lybrand, MD; William Creevy, MD, MBA; Xinning Li, MD

Tips & Techniques

Preventing Proximal Adjacent Level Kyphosis With Strap Stabilization

Khaled M. Zaghloul, MD; Brett J. Matoian, MS; Nicholas B. Denardin, BS; Vikas V. Patel, MD

Tips & Techniques

Characteristics and Complications of Super-Obese Patients Who Underwent Total Knee Arthroplasty

Julio J. Jauregui, MD; Randa K. Elmallah, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Todd P. Pierce, MD; Jeffrey J. Cherian, DO; Qais Naziri, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Tips & Techniques

Double-Level Pelvic Osteotomy for Managing Persistent Acetabular Dysplasia

Abdulrahman D. Algarni, MD, SSC (Ortho), ABOS; Fikry Abdelfattah, MD, MSc; Abdulaziz Al-Ahaideb, MBBS, FRCSC; Hamza M. Alrabai, MD, SB-Orth, JMC (Ortho); Shaji John Kachanathu, PT, PhD; Hazem Al-Khawashki, MD, FRCS; Mamoun Kremli, MBBS, FRCS

Radiologic Case Study


Emmanuel Bassily, MD; M. Cody O'Dell, MD; Brad Homan, DO; Christopher Wasyliw, MD