Print ISSN: 0147-7447
Online ISSN: 1938-2367

Orthopedics: Clinical. Trusted. Independent.

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:

• Free access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Blue Ribbon articles published full text in print and online
• Two Tips & Techniques articles posted with every issue

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed 

  • Current Issue
  • January/February 2016
  • Volume 39 · Issue 1
Table of Contents
Trending in Orthopedics Video

Challenges in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Addressing Glenoid Bone Loss

Adam J. Seidl, MD; Gerald R. Williams, MD; Pascal Boileau, MD


Transformations in Print and Online for a Changing Readership

Robert D. D'Ambrosia, MD

Reviewer Thanks

2015 Reviewers

Guest Editorial

Bone Health: Not Just for the Elderly

Lisa K. Cannada, MD

Review Article

Management of Sport-Related Concussion in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population

Aaron J. Provance, MD; Glenn H. Engelman, BA; E. Bailey Terhune, BA; Rachel A. Coel, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Nonligamentous Soft Tissue Pathology About the Knee: A Review

Brandon J. Erickson, MD; Kevin Campbell, MD; Gregory L. Cvetanovich, MD; Joshua D. Harris, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr, MD; Seth L. Sherman, MD

Feature Article

Intravenous Tranexamic Acid Decreases Allogeneic Transfusion Requirements in Periacetabular Osteotomy

Andrew J. Bryan, MD; Thomas L. Sanders, MD; Robert T. Trousdale, MD; Rafael J. Sierra, MD

Feature Article

Surgical Procedures Needed to Eradicate Infection in Knee Septic Arthritis

Omkar H. Dave, MD; Karan A. Patel, BS; Clark R. Andersen, MS; Kelly D. Carmichael, MD

Feature Article

Risk Assessment for Chronic Pain and Patient Satisfaction After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Vasileios I. Sakellariou, MD, PhD; Lazaros A. Poultsides, MD, PhD; Yan Ma, PhD; James Bae, PhD; Spencer Liu, PhD; Thomas P. Sculco, MD

Feature Article

Workers' Compensation, Return to Work, and Lumbar Fusion for Spondylolisthesis

Joshua T. Anderson, BS; Arnold R. Haas, BS, BA; Rick Percy, PhD; Stephen T. Woods, MD; Uri M. Ahn, MD; Nicholas U. Ahn, MD

Feature Article Video

Synthetic Mesh Augmentation of Acute and Subacute Quadriceps Tendon Repair

Matthew C. Morrey, MD; Jonathan D. Barlow, MD; Matthew P. Abdel, MD; Arlen D. Hanssen, MD

Feature Article

Reconstruction of Traumatic Bone Defect With In Situ Implantation of Dropped Traumatic Segmental Bone Fragments

Dasheng Lin, MD; Deqing Luo, MD; Kejian Lian, MD; Wenliang Zhai, MD; Zhenqi Ding, MD

Feature Article

Treatment Experiences and Management Outcomes for Skipped Multisegmental Spinal Tuberculosis

Gang Mei, MM; Fei Luo, MD; Zehua Zhang, MD; Fei Dai, MD; Qiang Zhou, MD; Qingyi He, MD; Tianyong Hou, MD; Jianzhong Xu, MD

Feature Article

Publication Productivity of Early-Career Orthopedic Trauma Surgeons

Mark E. Hake, MD; John J. Lee, MD; James A. Goulet, MD

Feature Article

Improving Patient Satisfaction Through Computer-Based Questionnaires

Matthew J. Smith, MD; Michael J. Reiter, MD; Brett D. Crist, MD; Loren G. Schultz, DVM; Theodore J. Choma, MD

Feature Article

Single-Portal Versus Two-Portal Knee Arthroscopy: First Clinical Experience With a New Surgical Technique

Daniel E. Cooper, MD

Feature Article

Comparing Entry Points for Antegrade Nailing of Femoral Shaft Fractures

Ujash Sheth, MD; Chetan Gohal, BHSc; Jaskarndip Chahal, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Aaron Nauth, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Tim Dwyer, MBBS, FRCSC

Feature Article

Mobile Device Trends in Orthopedic Surgery: Rapid Change and Future Implications

John P. Andrawis, MD, MBA; David A. Muzykewicz, MD; Orrin I. Franko, MD

Feature Article

Economic and Educational Impact of Firearm-Related Injury on an Urban Trauma Center

Russell Russo, MD; Matt Fury, BS; Shaun Accardo, MD; Peter Krause, MD

Feature Article

Core Concepts: Orthopedic Intern Curriculum Boot Camp

Mark A. Seeley, MD; Erick Kazarian, BA; Brandon King, MD; Janet S. Biermann, MD; James E. Carpenter, MD; Michelle S. Caird, MD; Todd A. Irwin, MD

Feature Article

Giant Cell Tumors of the Bone With Pulmonary Metastasis

Chun-Chieh Chen, MD; Chi-Ting Liau, MD; Chih-Hsiang Chang, MD; Yung-Heng Hsu, MD; Hsin-Nung Shih, MD

Feature Article

In-Patient Trends and Complications After Total Ankle Arthroplasty in the United States

Hanbing Zhou, MD; Mark Yakavonis, MD; Joshua J. Shaw, MD; Abhay Patel, MD; Xinning Li, MD

Feature Article

Proximal Tibia Chondroblastoma Treated With Curettage and Bone Graft and Cement Use

Hwan Seong Cho, MD, PhD; Yeong Kyoon Park, MD; Joo Han Oh, MD, PhD; Jung Hyun Lee, MD; Ilkyu Han, MD, PhD; Han-Soo Kim, MD, PhD

Feature Article

New Approach and Stem Increased Femoral Revision Rate in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Phonthakorn Panichkul, MD; Nancy L. Parks, MS; Henry Ho, MS; Robert H. Hopper Jr, PhD; William G. Hamilton, MD

Feature Article

Identifying the Risk of Swallowing-Related Pulmonary Complications in Older Patients With Hip Fracture

Clifton Meals, MD; Siddharth Roy, MS; Gleb Medvedev, MD; Matthew Wallace, MD; Robert J. Neviaser, MD; Joseph O'Brien, MD, MPH

Feature Article

Distal Radius Fracture Fixation With the Specialized Threaded Pin Device

John S. Taras, MD; Jason C. Saillant, MD; Peter Goljan, MD; Lucy A. McCabe, BS

Feature Article

Clinical Outcomes After Suture Anchor Repair of Recalcitrant Medial Epicondylitis

Brian M. Grawe, MD; Peter D. Fabricant, MD, MPH; Christopher S. Chin, BA; Answorth A. Allen, MD; Brian J. DePalma, BS; David M. Dines, MD; David W. Altchek, MD; Joshua S. Dines, MD

Feature Article

Complications After Hip Nailing for Fractures

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Georgios N. Panagopoulos, MD; Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, MD; Vasilios G. Igoumenou, MD; Ioannis Galanopoulos, MD; Christos T. Vottis, MD; Panayiotis Karabinas, MD; Panayiotis Koulouvaris, MD; Vasilios A. Kontogeorgakos, MD; John Vlamis, MD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD

Feature Article

Early Ankle Mobilization Promotes Healing in a Rabbit Model of Achilles Tendon Rupture

Jiasharete Jielile, MD, PhD; Batiza Asilehan, MD; Aikeremu Wupuer, MD; Bayixiati Qianman, BS; Ayidaer Jialihasi, MD; Wulanbai Tangkejie, DO; Abudouheilil Maimaitiaili, MD; Nuerai Shawutali, MD; Aynaz Badelhan, MD; Hadelebieke Niyazebieke, MD; Adili Aizezi, MD; Amuding Aisaiding, MD; Yerzat Bakyt, MD; Rakimbaiev Aibek, MD; Jianati Wuerliebieke, MD

Feature Article

Proportion of Obese Patients Presenting to Orthopedic Total Joint Arthroplasty Clinics

K. Linnea Welton, MD; Joel J. Gagnier, ND, MSc, PhD; Andrew G. Urquhart, MD

Feature Article

Coronal Plane Small-Fragment Fixation in Supracondylar Intercondylar Femur Fractures

Jessica J. M. Telleria, MD; David P. Barei, MD, FRCSC; Sean E. Nork, MD

Feature Article

Outcomes of Varus Valgus Constrained Versus Rotating-Hinge Implants in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Tennison L. Malcolm, MD; S. Samuel Bederman, MD, PhD; Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc

Feature Article

Revision Rate and Risk Factors After Lower Extremity Amputation in Diabetic or Dysvascular Patients

Florian Wanivenhaus, MD; Flavien Mauler, MD; Teresa Stelzer, MD; Alois Tschopp, PhD; Thomas Böni, MD; Martin C. Berli, MD

Case Report

Extensive Bone Reaction From Catastrophic Oxidized Zirconium Wear

Adrian J. Cassar-Gheiti, MD; Dennis Collins, FRCSI; Tom McCarthy, FRCSI

Case Report

Effect of Pedal Deformity on Gait in a Patient With Total Knee Arthroplasty

Jacob Wynes, DPM, MS, AACFAS; Bradley M. Lamm, DPM, FACFAS; Anil Bhave, PT; Randa K. Elmallah, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Case Report

Pseudotumor Caused by Titanium Particles From a Total Hip Prosthesis

Masaaki Sakamoto, MD; Hitoshi Watanabe, MD; Hidetaka Higashi, MD; Hitoshi Kubosawa, MD

Case Report

Arthroscopic Decompression for a Giant Meniscal Cyst

Tsuyoshi Ohishi, MD, PhD; Daisuke Suzuki, MD, PhD; Yukihiro Matsuyama, MD, PhD

Case Report

Microinstability of the Hip and the Splits Radiograph

Joshua D. Harris, MD; Brayden J. Gerrie, BS; David M. Lintner, MD; Kevin E. Varner, MD; Patrick C. McCulloch, MD

Case Report

Patellar Subluxation With Early-Phase Synovial Chondromatosis of the Knee

Khaldoon M. Bashaireh, MD

Tips & Techniques

Knee Osteoarthritis: Does Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Work?

Jeffrey J. Cherian, DO; Bhaveen H. Kapadia, MD; Mark J. McElroy, MS; Aaron J. Johnson, MS, MD; Anil Bhave, PT; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Tips & Techniques

Is There an Ideal Patellar Thickness Following Total Knee Arthroplasty?

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

Tips & Techniques

Supine Extensile Approach to the Anterolateral Humerus

Michael A. Kuhne, MD; Darin Friess, MD

Tips & Techniques

Inpatient Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the United States: A Nationwide Database Study From 1998 to 2010

Anthony J. Scillia, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Matthew R. Boylan, ScB; James D. McDermott, MD; Vincent K. McInerney, MD; Deepak V. Patel, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD; Anthony N. Festa, MD

Radiologic Case Study

Bowing Fracture With Literature Review

Mariam Malik, MD; Terrence C. Demos, MD; Laurie M. Lomasney, MD; Jerold M. Stirling, MD