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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
  • April 2015
  • Volume 38 · Issue 4
Table of Contents
Radiologic Case Study

Radiologic Case Study

Philip D. Nowicki, MD, FAAP; Heather Borders, MD

Guest Editorial

Prevention of Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Pre- and Intraoperative Considerations

Alisina Shahi, MD; Alireza Eajazi, MD

Tips & Techniques

Arthroscopic T-capsulotomy for Excision of Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis in the Hip

Frank McCormick, MD; Kyle Alpaugh, MD; Bryan Haughom, MD; Shane Nho, MD, MPH

The Cutting Edge

Ultra-Low-Dose Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 for 3-Level Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion

Sina Pourtaheri, MD; Ki Hwang, MD; Michael Faloon, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Samuel J. Mease, MD; Daniel Mangels, MD; Kumar Sinha, MD; Arash Emami, MD

Trauma Update

Ipsilateral Femoral Neck and Shaft Fractures: Current Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies

David J. Hak, MD, MBA; Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FACS, FRCS; Mark Hake, MD; E. Mark Hammerberg, MD; Philip F. Stahel, MD

CME Review Article

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty

Michael A. Flierl, MD; Michael J. Messina, MD; Justin J. Mitchell, MD; Craig Hogan, MD; Robert D'Ambrosia, MD

Feature Article

Treatment of Hip Subluxation in Skeletally Mature Patients With Cerebral Palsy

Matthew E. Oetgen, MD; Haripriya Ayyala, BA; Benjamin D. Martin, MD

Feature Article

Proximity of Arteries to the Anterior Ulna With Changing Flexion

Jerome G. Enad, MD; Thomas J. Douglas, MD; Robert T. Ruland, MD

Feature Article

Online Reviews of Orthopedic Surgeons: An Emerging Trend

Chelsea Frost, MS; Addisu Mesfin, MD

Feature Article

Intractable Bone Marrow Edema Syndrome of the Hip

Fuqiang Gao, MD; Wei Sun, MD; Zirong Li, MD; Wanshou Guo, MD; Nepali Kush, MD; Koji Ozaki, MD

Feature Article

Implant Positioning in TKA: Comparison Between Conventional and Patient-Specific Instrumentation

Ferdinando Ferrara, MD; Antonio Cipriani, MD; Nicola Magarelli, MD; Santi Rapisarda, MD; Vincenzo De Santis, MD; Aaron Burrofato, MD; Antonio Leone, MD; Lorenzo Bonomo, MD

Feature Article

Surgical Treatment of Posterior Cruciate Ligament Insufficiency in the United States

Dean Wang, MD; Neal Berger, MD; Jeremiah R. Cohen, BS; Elizabeth L. Lord, MD; Jeffrey C. Wang, MD; Sharon L. Hame, MD

Feature Article

Complications in the Treatment of Adolescent Clavicle Fractures

T. David Luo, MD; Ali Ashraf, MD; A. Noelle Larson, MD; Anthony A. Stans, MD; William J. Shaughnessy, MD; Amy L. McIntosh, MD

Feature Article

Clinical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Revision Rotator Cuff Repair With Extracellular Matrix Augmentation

Benjamin W. Sears, MD; Andrew Choo, MD; Anthony Yu, MD; Ari Greis, DO; Mark Lazarus, MD

Feature Article

Fifty Most-Cited Articles in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Research

Pramod B. Voleti, MD; Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, MD; Gayle Rotmil, BS; Kevin B. Freedman, MD, MSCE

Feature Article

Accuracy of Patient-Specific Instrumentation Compared With Conventional Instrumentation in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Jin Jiang, MD, PhD; Xin Kang, MD; Qiao Lin, MD; Yuanjun Teng, MD; Liping An, PhD; Jingling Ma, MD; Jing Wang, MD, PhD; Yayi Xia, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Femoral Midshaft Fractures: Expandable Versus Locked Nailing

Zhen-Tao Zhou, MM; Yu-Chen Song, MM; Xiao-Zhong Zhou, MD; Hai-Bin Zhou, MD; Zong-Ping Luo, MD; Qi-Rong Dong, MD

Feature Article

Risk Factors for Persistent Dysphagia After Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery

Erik C. Olsson, MD; Meghan Jobson, PhD; Moe R. Lim, MD

Feature Article

Minimally Invasive Reconstruction of Acute Type IV and Type V Acromioclavicular Separations

Dimitris L. Katsenis, PhD, MD; Dimitris Stamoulis, MD; Dimitris Begkas, PhD, MD; Stamatis Tsamados, MD

Feature Article

Ceramic-on-Ceramic Versus Ceramic-on-Polyethylene Bearing Surfaces in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Dongcai Hu, MD; Xiao Yang, MM; Yang Tan, MD; Mohammed Alaidaros, MM; Liaobin Chen, MD, PhD

Case Report

Postoperative Radiographs After ACL Reconstruction Are Not Cost-effective

Charlton Stucken, MD; Russell Flato, BA; Thomas O'Hagan, MD; Daniel O'Brien, MD; Devin Ruiz, BA; Steven B. Cohen, MD; Christopher Dodson, MD; Michael G. Ciccotti, MD; Fotios Tjoumakaris, MD

Case Report

Total Ankle Arthroplasty With Severe Preoperative Varus Deformity

Andrew E. Hanselman, MD; Brian D. Powell, MD; Robert D. Santrock, MD

Case Report

L5 Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy for High-Grade Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Kristen E. Radcliff, MD; Andre M. Jakoi, MD