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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 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

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  • Current Issue
  • March/April 2017
  • Volume 40 · Issue 2
Table of Contents
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Letter to the Editor

Knee Bracing After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Zhuoyuan Chen, MD; Liyan Liu, MD; Tao Xiao, PhD

Guest Editorial

Outpatient Lower Extremity Total Joint Arthroplasty: Where Are We Heading?

Samik Banerjee, MBBS, MS (Orth), MRCS (Glasg); William G. Hamilton, MD; Harpal S. Khanuja, MD; Jared T. Roberts, MD

Feature Article

Short Versus Long Cephalomedullary Nails for Pertrochanteric Hip Fracture

Nicholas B. Frisch, MD, MBA; Nickolas J. Nahm, MD; Jad G. Khalil, MD; Clifford M. Les, DVM, PhD; Stuart T. Guthrie, MD; Michael A. Charters, MD, MS

Feature Article

Thermal Conductivity of Human Bone in Cryoprobe Freezing as Related to Density

Kyle E. Walker, MD; Todd Baldini, MSc; Bennie G. Lindeque, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Accuracy of Ultrasound-Guided Intra-articular Hip Injections Performed in the Orthopedic Clinic

Todd P. Balog, MD; Blair B. Rhodehouse, DO; Eric K. Turner, MD; John M. Slevin, PA; Lisabeth A. Bush, MD; Jason A. Grassbaugh, MD; Bryant G. Marchant, MD

Feature Article

Variation in Optimal Sagittal Alignment of the Femoral Component in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Brandon Hood, MD; Laura Blum, MD; Sven A. Holcombe, BEng; Stewart C. Wang, MD, PhD; Andrew G. Urquhart, MD; James A. Goulet, MD; Joseph D. Maratt, MD

Feature Article

Rivaroxaban for Thromboprophylaxis After Nonelective Orthopedic Trauma Surgery in Switzerland

Pierre Hoffmeyer, MD; Hanspeter Simmen, MD; Marcel Jakob, MD; Christoph Sommer, MD; Andreas Platz, MD; Thomas Ilchmann, MD, PhD; Erik Grossen, MD; Christian Ryf, MD; Panayiotis Christofilopoulos, MD; Michael Schueler, MD; Michael Rud Lassen, MD; Markus Rimle, PhD; Urs E. Gasser, PhD

Feature Article

Diagnosis and Management of Distal Clavicle Osteolysis

Steven F. DeFroda, MD, MEng; Christopher Nacca, MD; Gregory R. Waryasz, MD; Brett D. Owens, MD

Review Article

Corticosteroid Injections: A Review of Sex-Related Side Effects

Emily M. Brook, BA; Caroline H. Hu, BA; Kiera A. Kingston, BS; Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD

Review Article

Medial Malleolar Fractures and Associated Deltoid Ligament Disruptions: Current Management Controversies

Nicholas A. Kusnezov, MD; Emmanuel D. Eisenstein, MD; Nabih Diab, BS; Ahmed M. Thabet, MD; Amr Abdelgawad, MD

Review Article
Review Article

Complications Associated With Bone Morphogenetic Protein in the Lumbar Spine

Daniel G. Kang, MD; Wellington K. Hsu, MD; Ronald A. Lehman Jr, MD

Feature Article

Biomechanical and Cost Comparisons of Near-Far and Pin-Bar Constructs

Augusta Whitney Kluk, MD; Tina Zhang, BS; Joseph P. Russell; Hyunchul Kim, MS; Adam H. Hsieh, PhD; Robert V. O'Toole, MD

Feature Article

Radial Shaft Reconstruction With an Intercalary Endoprosthesis Following Resection of Metastatic Tumor

Peter D. Gibson, MD; Joseph A. Ippolito, BA; Joseph Benevenia, MD

Feature Article

Aggressive Chordomas: Clinical Outcome of 13 Patients

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Andrea Angelini, MD; Georgios N. Panagopoulos, MD; Elisa Pala, MD; Teresa Calabrò, MD; Vasilios G. Igoumenou, MD; Galatia Katzouraki, MD; Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, MD; Spyros G. Pneumaticos, MD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc; Pietro Ruggieri, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Long-term Outcome of Unconstrained Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty in Ipsilateral Residual Poliomyelitis

Martín A. Buttaro, MD; Pablo A. Slullitel, MD; Agustín M. García Mansilla, MD; Sofía Carlucci, MD; Fernando M. Comba, MD; Gerardo Zanotti, MD; Francisco Piccaluga, MD

Feature Article

Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty: Quality of Online Patient Information

Geoff Crozier-Shaw, MB, BCh, BAO; Joseph M. Queally, MD, FRCS (Tr & Orth); John F. Quinlan, MCh, FFSEM, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Feature Article

Surgical Cost Disclosure May Reduce Operating Room Expenditures

Luke S. Austin, MD; Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, MD; Alvin C. Ong, MD; Nicholas J. Lombardi, BS; Charles D. Wowkanech, BS; Michael J. Mehnert, MD

Feature Article

Outcomes of ACL Reconstruction With Fixed Versus Variable Loop Button Fixation

Brent T. Wise, MD; Nick N. Patel, MD; Garrison Wier, MD; Sameh A. Labib, MD

Feature Article

Risk Factors for Intraoperative Proximal Femoral Fracture During Primary Cementless THA

Ran Zhao, MD; Hong Cai, MD; Yanqing Liu, MD; Hua Tian, MD; Ke Zhang, MD; Zhongjun Liu, MD

Feature Article

Simvastatin Exposure and Rotator Cuff Repair in a Rat Model

Matthew E. Deren, MD; John R. Ehteshami, MD; Joshua S. Dines, MD; Mark C. Drakos, MD; Steve B. Behrens, MD; Stephen Doty, MD; Struan H. Coleman, MD, PhD

Feature Article

High Complication Rate in Young Patients With High-Energy Intertrochanteric Femoral Fractures

Michael H. Amini, MD; John J. Feldman, MD; John C. Weinlein IV, MD

Feature Article

Biomechanical Analysis of Intervertebral Cement Extravasation in Vertebral Motion Segments

Trevor C. Wahlquist, MD; John J. Lee, MD, MS; Alexander Brunfeldt, MS; Geoffrey T. Burns, MS; Rakesh D. Patel, MD; Gregory P. Graziano, MD

Feature Article

Outcomes Following Arthroscopic Repair of Posterior Labral Tears in Patients Older Than 35 Years

Dexter K. Bateman, MD; Eric M. Black, MD; Mark D. Lazarus, MD; Joseph A. Abboud, MD

Feature Article

Evaluation of Orthopedic Trauma Surgery Follow-up and Impact of a Routine Callback Program

Aaron J. Casp, MD; Jodi Wells, PA-C; Russell Holzgrefe, BA; David Weiss, MD; David Kahler, MD; Seth R. Yarboro, MD

Feature Article

Spinal Anesthesia in Elderly Patients Undergoing Lumbar Spine Surgery

Noah L. Lessing, BS; Charles C. Edwards II, MD; Charles H. Brown IV, MD; Emily C. Ledford, BA; Clayton L. Dean, MD; Charles Lin, MD; Charles C. Edwards, MD

Feature Article

Impact of Smoking Cessation Counseling Prior to Total Joint Arthroplasty

Sina Akhavan, MD; Long-Co Nguyen, BA; Vanessa Chan, MPH; Jamal Saleh, BS; Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA

Feature Article

An Anatomical Study on the Safe Placement of Orthopedic Hardware for Syndesmosis Fixation

Franklin D. Shuler, MD, PhD; Daniel Woods, MD; Zach Tankersley, DPM; Clint McDaniel, MD; Jacob Hamm, MD; Justin Jones, MD; James Denvir, PhD; Brian Czarkowski, MD

Feature Article

Anterior Cervical Corpectomy and Fusion Using a Synthetic Hydroxyapatite Graft for Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament

Toshitaka Yoshii, MD, PhD; Takashi Hirai, MD, PhD; Kenichiro Sakai, MD, PhD; Shinichi Sotome, MD, PhD; Mitsuhiro Enomoto, MD, PhD; Tsuyoshi Yamada, MD, PhD; Hiroyuki Inose, MD, PhD; Tsuyoshi Kato, MD, PhD; Shigenori Kawabata, MD, PhD; Atsushi Okawa, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Recall of the ASR XL Head and Hip Resurfacing Systems

Werner Maurer-Ertl, MD; Joerg Friesenbichler, MD, PhD; Lukas A. Holzer, MD, PhD; Lukas Leitner, MD, PhD; Kathrin Ogris, MD; Michael Maier; Andreas Leithner, MD

Feature Article

Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Using the Cement-in-Cement Technique

Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD; Graham D. Pallante, MD; Lorena V. Floccari, MD; George I. Vasileiadis, PhD; Robert T. Trousdale, MD

Feature Article

A Novel Screening Technique for Ulnar-Sided Carpometacarpal Dislocations

Vishnu C. Potini, MD; Peter D. Gibson, MD; Kaicheng Wu, MS; Kang Li, PhD; Virak Tan, MD

Case Report

Patellar Sleeve Fracture With Ossification of the Patellar Tendon

Derek S. Damrow, BS; Scott E. Van Valin, MD

Case Report

Completed Ulnar Shaft Stress Fracture in a Fast-Pitch Softball Pitcher

Roger E. Wiltfong, MD; Katherine H. Carruthers, MD, MS; James E. Popp, MD

Case Report

Total Humeral Endoprosthesis Replacement to Salvage Periprosthetic Fractures in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Andy Tanagho, FRCS (Tr & Orth); Barnes Morgan, FRCS (Tr & Orth); Matt Ravenscroft, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Case Report

Prothrombin Complex Concentrates: An Alternative to Fresh Frozen Plasma

David R. Burk, MD; Jordan L. Smith, MD; Jason R. Wild, MD

Tips & Techniques

Clinical Differences Between Monomicrobial and Polymicrobial Vertebral Osteomyelitis

Kimona Issa, MD; Sina Pourtaheri, MD; Tyler Stewart, MD; Michael Faloon, MD; Nikhil Sahai, MD, MPH; Samuel Mease, MD; Kumar Sinha, MD; Ki Hwang, MD; Arash Emami, MD

Tips & Techniques

A Patient-Specific Instrument for Femoral Stem Placement During Total Hip Arthroplasty

Hideya Ito, MD; Shigeyuki Tanaka, MD; Takeyuki Tanaka, MD; Hirofumi Oshima, MD; Sakae Tanaka, MD, PhD

Tips & Techniques
Tips & Techniques

The Doubled-Suture Nice Knot

Pascal Boileau, MD; Ghassan Alami, MD, FRCS(C); Adam Rumian, MD, FRCS; Daniel G. Schwartz, MD; Christophe Trojani, MD, PhD; Adam J. Seidl, MD

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