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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 2016
  • Volume 39 · Issue 2
Table of Contents
Editorial
Trending in Orthopedics

Early Experience and Initial Outcomes With Patient-Specific Spine Rods for Adult Spinal Deformity

Cameron Barton, BA; Andriy Noshchenko, PhD; Vikas Patel, MD; Christopher Kleck, MD; Evalina Burger, MD

Trending in Orthopedics

Sacroiliac Joint Treatment Personalized to Individual Patient Anatomy Using 3-Dimensional Navigation

Christopher J. Kleck, MD; James M. Perry, MD; Evalina L. Burger, MD; Christopher M. J. Cain, MD; Kenneth Milligan, BS; Vikas V. Patel, MD

Trending in Orthopedics

Patient-Specific Templating of Lumbar Total Disk Replacement to Restore Normal Anatomy and Function

Jill A. Fattor, MS, PA; Justin F. M. Hollenbeck, MS; Peter J. Laz, PhD; Paul J. Rullkoetter, PhD; Evalina L. Burger, MD; Vikas V. Patel, MD; Christopher M. J. Cain, MD

Letter to the Editor

Does Intraoperative Fluoroscopy Improve Component Positioning in Total Hip Arthroplasty?

Parthiv A. Rathod, MD; Ajit J. Deshmukh, MD; Jose A. Rodriguez, MD

Letter to the Editor

Door Opening Affects Operating Room Pressure During Joint Arthroplasty

Liang Xiong, MD; Jing Wang, MD; Tao Xiao, PhD

Feature Article

Effect of Microfracture on Meniscal Tear Healing in a Goat (Capra hircus) Model

William R. Howarth, MD; Kevin Brochard, MD; Scot E. Campbell, MD; Brian F. Grogan, MD

Feature Article
Feature Article
Review Article

Paraspinal Muscle Atrophy After Lumbar Spine Surgery

Sina Pourtaheri, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Elizabeth Lord, MD; Remi Ajiboye, MD; Austin Drysch; Ki Hwang, MD; Michael Faloon, MD; Kumar Sinha, MD; Arash Emami, MD

Feature Article

Short-term Outcomes With a Second-Generation Uncemented Stem in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Tatsuya Sueyoshi, MD; John B. Meding, MD; Michael E. Berend, MD; Matthew J. Brunsman, MS; Merrill A. Ritter, MD

Feature Article

Patient Anxiety, Pain, and Satisfaction With Image-Guided Needle Biopsy

Casey Jo Humbyrd, MD; Emily K. Miller, BA; Richard L. Skolasky, PhD; Laura M. Fayad, MD; Frank J. Frassica, MD; Kristy L. Weber, MD

Feature Article

Long-term Results of a First-Generation Annealed Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylene in Young, Active Patients

Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD; Amar S. Ranawat, MD; Alankar A. Ramteke, MS (Orth); Danyal Nawabi, MD; Morteza Meftah, MD

Feature Article

Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty and Work-Related Outcomes

Grant H. Garcia, MD; Samuel A. Taylor, MD; Gregory T. Mahony, BA; Brian J. DePalma, BS; Brian M. Grawe, MD; Joseph Nguyen, MPH; Joshua S. Dines, MD; David M. Dines, MD; Russell F. Warren, MD; Edward V. Craig, MD, MPH; Lawrence V. Gulotta, MD

Feature Article

Clinical and Functional Outcomes of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System

Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD; Brandon L. Morris, MD; Michael R. Dayton, MD

Feature Article

Computer-Simulated Arthroscopic Knee Surgery: Effects of Distraction on Resident Performance

James B. Cowan, MD; Mark A. Seeley, MD; Todd A. Irwin, MD; Michelle S. Caird, MD

Feature Article

Diagnostic Algorithm for Residual Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Caroline N. Park, BA; Peter B. White, BA; Morteza Meftah, MD; Amar S. Ranawat, MD; Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD

Feature Article

Distal Locking Screws for Intramedullary Nailing of Tibial Fractures

Filon Agathangelidis, MD; Georgios Petsatodis, MD, PhD; John Kirkos, MD, PhD; Pericles Papadopoulos, MD, PhD; Dimitrios Karataglis, MD, PhD; Anastasios Christodoulou, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Saphenous and Infrapatellar Nerves at the Adductor Canal: Anatomy and Implications in Regional Anesthesia

Sofia Anagnostopoulou, MD; George Anagnostis, MD; Theodosios Saranteas, MD; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Tilemachos Paraskeuopoulos, MD

Feature Article
Feature Article

Use of the G-guide for Measuring Stem Antetorsion During Total Hip Arthroplasty

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

Feature Article

Short-term Results of Robinson Type 2B2 Clavicular Fractures Treated Conservatively or Surgically

Melih Malkoc, MD; Ozgur Korkmaz, MD; Erhan Bayram, MD; Tugrul Ormeci, MD; Mehmet Isyar, MD; Murat Yilmaz, MD; Ali Seker, MD

Feature Article

Removal of Well-Fixed Cementless Acetabular Components in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty

Muyibat A. Adelani, MD; Stuart B. Goodman, MD, PhD; William J. Maloney, MD; James I. Huddleston III, MD

Feature Article

Chronic Plantar Fasciitis: Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma, Corticosteroid, and Placebo

Pankaj Mahindra, MS; Mohammad Yamin, MS; Harpal S. Selhi, MS; Sonia Singla, MD; Ashwani Soni, MS

Feature Article

To Beard or Not to Beard? Bacterial Shedding Among Surgeons

Joshua Alan Parry, MD; Melissa J. Karau, MLS; Johnathon M. Aho, MD; Michael Taunton, MD; Robin Patel, MD

Feature Article

Sarcopenia in Orthopedic Surgery

Steven L. Bokshan, MD; J. Mason DePasse, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD

Feature Article

Use of Oversized Highly Porous Cups in Acetabular Revision

Amar S. Ranawat, MD; Morteza Meftah, MD; Anil O. Thomas, MD; Rajshekhar K. Thippanna, MD; Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD

Feature Article

Effectiveness of Surgical Safety Checklists in Improving Patient Safety

Paul S. Ragusa, DO; Adam Bitterman, DO; Brett Auerbach, DO; William A. Healy III, MD

Feature Article

Comparison of Specific Femoral Short Stems and Conventional-Length Stems in Primary Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty

Young-Soo Shin, MD; Dong-Hun Suh, MD; Jong-Hoon Park, MD; Jeong-Lae Kim, MD; Seung-Beom Han, MD

Feature Article

Recidivism Rates After Smoking Cessation Before Spinal Fusion

Brandon B. Carlson, MD, MPH; Douglas C. Burton, MD; R. Sean Jackson, MD; Stephanie Robinson, MS

Feature Article

A Biomechanical Analysis of Anchor Placement for Bankart Repair: Effect of Portal Placement

Ehsan Jazini, MD; Brian Shiu, MD; Astor Robertson, MD; Joseph P. Russell, BS; Abigail Iacangelo, BS; R. Frank Henn III, MD; S. Ashfaq Hasan, MD

Feature Article

Effect of Different Distal Fixation Augmentation Methods on the Pullout Strength of Fassier-Duval Telescoping Rods

Alfred Mansour III, MD; James Barsi, MD; Todd Baldini, MS; Gaia Georgopoulos, MD

Feature Article

Referral Patterns of Emergent Pediatric Hand Injury Transfers to a Tertiary Care Center

Alex L. Gornitzky, BS; Andrew H. Milby, MD; Melissa A. Gunderson, BA; Benjamin Chang, MD; Robert B. Carrigan, MD

Feature Article

Surgical Treatment of Displaced Acetabular Fractures Using a Modified Stoppa Approach

Mehmet Elmadag, MD; Yunus Guzel, MD; Yusuf Aksoy, MD; Mehmet Arazi, MD

Feature Article

Updated Outcomes of Prophylactic Femoral Fixation

Sarah M. Kreul, MD; Joel I. Sorger, MD; Victoria P. Rajamanickam, MS; John P. Heiner, MD

Case Report

Transosseous Physeal-Sparing Rotator Cuff Repair in an Adolescent Football Player

Maxwell C. Alley, BS; Samik Banerjee, MBBS, MS (Orth), MRCS (Glasg); Dean Papaliodis, MD; Konstantinos Tsitos; George S. Zanaros, MD

Case Report

Locked Superior Patellar Dislocation

Matthew J. Brown, MD; Richard Ahn, MD; Donald J. Nenno II, MD

Case Report

Adolescent Femoral Chondral Fragment Fixation With Poly-L-Lactic Acid Chondral Darts

John K. Morris, MD; Alexander E. Weber, MD; Mark S. Morris, MD

Case Report

Management of Postpartum Diastasis of the Pubic Symphysis

Davis Erickson, BS; Jeffrey Low, MD; Joseph Shumway, MD, MPH, FACOG

Case Report

Painful Intramuscular Lipoma of the Infraspinatus: Unusual Location and Presentation

Hee-won Park, MD, MA; Hannae Jo, MD; Sung Hoon Moon, MD, MS; Sora Baek, MD, PhD

Case Report

Total Hip Arthroplasty Complicated by a Gluteal Hematoma Resulting in Acute Foot Drop

Nicolas K. Khattar, MD; Phillip V. Parry, MD; Nitin Agarwal, MD; Hope K. George, PA-C; Eric S. Kretz; Timothy M. Larkin, BS; Gary S. Gruen, MD; Adnan A. Abla, MD

Tips & Techniques

Internal Compression Screw Exchange for Reduction of Distal Tibiofibular Syndesmotic Injuries

Vladimir B. Shur, MD, PhD; Krum G. Georgiev, DPM; Jonathan J. Richards, DPM

Tips & Techniques

Intraoperative Distal Femoral Fine Wire Traction to Facilitate Intramedullary Nailing of the Femur

Michael Githens, MD; Timothy B. Alton, MD; Reza Firoozabadi, MD; Julius A. Bishop, MD

Tips & Techniques

Repair of Chronic Tibialis Anterior Tendon Ruptures

Shawn S. Funk, MD; Bethany Gallagher, MD; A. Brian Thomson, MD

Tips & Techniques

Prospective, Longitudinal Evaluation of Gender Differences After Total Hip Arthroplasty

Jeffrey J. Cherian, DO; Alexander H. Jinnah, MD; Kristin Robinson, BS; Mary I. O'Connor, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Radiologic Case Study

Pedicolaminar Fracture-Dislocation

Michael P. Silverstein, MD; Santaram Vallurupalli, MD; Scott Brigeman, BS; Timothy A. Moore, MD; Laura W. Bancroft, MD

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