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Orthopedics: Clinical. Trusted. Independent.

For over 35 years, Orthopedics has been the preferred choice of orthopedic surgeons for clinically relevant information. A monthly, 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:

• Columns including Tips & Techniques, The Cutting Edge, and Radiologic Case Study
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Continuing Medical Education credits available each month

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  • Current Issue
  • May 2015
  • Volume 38 · Issue 5
Table of Contents
Radiologic Case Study

Tuberculosis of the Cervical Spine

Jeremy J. Macke, MD; Adam J. Engel; Paul D. Sawin, MD; Laura W. Bancroft, MD

Guest Editorial

Collateral Damage: Balancing the Risks and the Benefits of Antimicrobial Prophylaxis

April Miller Quidley, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM

Tips & Techniques

Ultrasound-Assisted Percutaneous Needle Fasciotomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Vasileios I. Sakellariou, MD, PhD; Jeffrey Brault, DO; Marco Rizzo, MD

The Cutting Edge

Use of Auxiliary Locking Plates for the Treatment of Unstable Pertrochanteric Femur Fractures

Ho Hyun Yun, MD; Yong In Lee, MD; Kyoung Ho Kim, MD; Se Hyeok Yun, MD

Sports Medicine Update

Cartilage Lesions of the Patella: Management After Acute Patellar Dislocation

Adam V. Metzler, MD; Christian Lattermann, MD; Darren L. Johnson, MD

CME Review Article

Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA

Chen Yue, MD; Fuxing Pei, MD; Peiqing Yang, MD; Jinwei Xie, MD; Pengde Kang, MD


Retraction: “Total Hip Arthroplasty With Acetabular Fixation: An Unexpected Complication”

Al-Achraf Khoriati, MBBS, BSc, MRCS

Feature Article

Arthroscopic Transosseous Rotator Cuff Repair: Technical Note, Outcomes, and Complications

Eric M. Black, MD; Albert Lin, MD; Uma Srikumaran, MD; Nitin Jain, MD, MPH; Michael T. Freehill, MD

Feature Article

Secondary Osteosarcoma: Is There a Predilection for the Chondroblastic Subtype?

Jordan P. Barker, MD; Michael J. Monument, MD, FRCSC; Kevin B. Jones, MD; Angelica R. Putnam, MD; R. Lor Randall, MD, FACS

Feature Article

Elective Hand Surgery After Axillary Lymph Node Dissection for Cancer

R. Jay Lee, MD; Dawn M. LaPorte, MD; Jaysson T. Brooks, MD; Cornelius D. Schubert, MD; E. Gene Deune, MD

Feature Article

A Sclerotic Rim Provides Mechanical Support for the Femoral Head in Osteonecrosis

Tong Yu, PhD; Limin Xie, BSM; Fulei Chu, PhD

Feature Article

Does Intraoperative Fluoroscopy Optimize Limb Length and the Precision of Acetabular Positioning in Primary THA?

Philipp Leucht, MD; Heather G. Huddleston, MD; Michael J. Bellino, MD; James I. Huddleston, MD

Feature Article

Impact of a Weekly Reading Program on Orthopedic Surgery Residents’ In-Training Examination

Daniel G. Weglein, MD; Zbigniew Gugala, MD, PhD; Suzanne Simpson, BA; Ronald W. Lindsey, MD

Feature Article

Total Hip Arthroplasty After Lower Extremity Amputation

Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD; Robert T. Trousdale, MD; Rafael J. Sierra, MD

Feature Article

Reconstruction With Modular Megaprostheses for Sarcomas of the Lower Extremity

Panagiotis Tsagkozis, MD, PhD; Otte Brosjö, MD, PhD; Henrik C. F. Bauer, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Effect of an Emergency Department–Based Electronic System for Musculoskeletal Consultation on Facilitating Care for Common Injuries

Simon C. Mears, MD, PhD; Hardin A. Pantle, MD; Edward S. Bessman, MD; Scott D. Lifchez, MD

Feature Article

Unicortical Versus Bicortical Locked Plate Fixation in Midshaft Clavicle Fractures

Jonathan T. Bravman, MD; Michal L. Taylor, MD; Todd Baldini, MSc; Armando F. Vidal, MD

Feature Article

Effect of Simulated Early Weight Bearing on Micromotion and Pullout Strength of Uncemented Distal Femoral Stems

Jennifer S. Barr, MD; Jedediah K. White, BS; Stephanie E. W. Punt, BS; Ernest U. Conrad III, MD; Randal P. Ching, PhD

Feature Article

Bilateral Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Using a Single-Stage Procedure

Chi Hyoung Pak, MD; Young Lae Moon, MD; Sung Woo Sim, MD; Moustafa Ismail Elsayed, MD

Feature Article

Computerized Virtual Surgery Planning for ORIF of Proximal Humeral Fractures

Shengli Xia, MD; Yusheng Zhang, MM; Xiuhui Wang, MM; Ziping Wang, MM; Wei Wang, MM; Xiaohui Ma, MM; Shengjie Tian, MM

Feature Article

Platelet-Rich Plasma Does Not Decrease Blood Loss in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Edwin M. Tingstad, MD; Sarah N. Bratt, PA-C, ATC; Kasee J. Hildenbrand, PhD, ATC; Brittany A. O'Malley, ATC; Elisabeth R. Mitchell, ATC; Corinne E. Gaddis, ATC; Charles A. Jacobson, MD

Case Report

Arachnoiditis Ossificans After Spinal Surgery

Li-Di Liu, MD; Song Zhao, MD, PhD; Wan-Guo Liu, MD; Shao-Kun Zhang, MD, PhD

Case Report

Bilateral Extensor Mechanism Disruption After Total Knee Arthroplasty in Two Morbidly Obese Patients

Zachary H. Goldstein, BA; Paul H. Yi, MD; Bryan D. Haughom, MD; Michael D. Hellman, MD; Brett R. Levine, MD, MS

Case Report

Greater Trochanteric Fragmentation After Failed Metal-on-Metal Hip Arthroplasty

Phonthakorn Panichkul, MD; Kevin B. Fricka, MD; Robert H. Hopper Jr, PhD; C. Anderson Engh Jr, MD