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

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
  • January 2015
  • Volume 38 · Issue 1
Table of Contents
Radiologic Case Study

Scheuermann’s Disease (Dysostosis) of the Spine

Trevor Axelrod, MSIV; Fang Zhu, MD; Laurie Lomasney, MD; Bartosz Wojewnik, MD


New Resolutions for 2015, But Orthopedics Remains Clinical, Trusted, Independent

Robert D. D’Ambrosia, MD

Guest Editorial

Brace Treatment Is Effective for Scoliosis

Akin Ugras, MD


Erratum for “Acute Pediatric Leg Compartment Syndrome in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia”

Tips & Techniques

Open Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis: Reliable Treatment for All Biceps Tendon Pathology

Patrick Kane, MD; Philip Hsaio, BS; Bradford Tucker, MD; Kevin B. Freedman, MD, MSCE

Tips & Techniques

A Novel Reduction Technique for Elbow Dislocations

Nathan W. Skelley, MD; Aaron Chamberlain, MD

Sports Medicine Update

Multiligamentous Knee Injury Concomitant With a Patellar Tendon Rupture

Joseph Brunkhorst, DO; Darren L. Johnson, MD

CME Article: Review Article

The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology

John M. Redmond, MD; Asheesh Gupta, MD; Rima Nasser, MD; Benjamin G. Domb, MD

Feature Article

Biomechanical Analysis of Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Aperture Femoral Fixation

Amar Mutnal, MD; Brian M. Leo, MD; Luis Vargas, MD; Robb W. Colbrunn, MS; Robert S. Butler, MS; John W. Uribe, MD

Feature Article

Comparison of Nonnavigated and 3-dimensional Image-based Computer Navigated Balloon Kyphoplasty

Jonathan N. Sembrano, MD; Sharon C. Yson, MD; David W. Polly, MD; Charles Gerald T. Ledonio, MD; David J. Nuckley, PhD; Edward R. G. Santos, MD

Feature Article

Does Intraoperative Fluoroscopy Improve Component Positioning in Total Hip Arthroplasty?

Eric H. Tischler, BA; Fabio Orozco, MD; Vinay K. Aggarwal, MD; Haroldo Pacheco, MD; Zachary Post, MD; Alvin Ong, MD

Feature Article

Readmission Within 30 Days of Discharge After Hip Fracture Care

Frederic H. Pollock, MD; Audis Bethea, PharmD, BCPS; Damayanti Samanta, MS; Asmita Modak, MS; James P. Maurer, DO; Julton Tomanguillo Chumbe, MD

Feature Article

Epidemiology of Kienböck’s Disease in Middle-aged and Elderly Japanese Women

Ritsu Tsujimoto, MD; Junichiro Maeda, MD; Yasuyo Abe, MD, PhD; Kazuhiko Arima, MD, PhD; Masato Tomita, MD, PhD; Hironobu Koseki, MD, PhD; Eiji Kaida, MD, PhD; Kiyoshi Aoyagi, MD, PhD; Makoto Osaki, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Effects of Repetitive Platelet-rich Plasma Application on Human Tenocyte Proliferation

Augustus D. Mazzocca, MS, MD; Knut Beitzel, MD; Mary Beth R. McCarthy, BS; David M. Chowaniec, BS; Mark P. Cote, DPT; James P. Bradley, MD; Anthony Romeo, MD; Robert A. Arciero, MD

Feature Article

Local Administration of Zoledronic Acid for Giant Cell Tumor of Bone

Toshihiko Nishisho, MD, PhD; Naoyoshi Hanaoka, MD; Ryo Miyagi, MD; Toshinori Sakai, MD, PhD; Shunichi Toki, MD; Mitsuhiko Takahashi, MD, PhD; Endo Kenji, MD, PhD; Natsuo Yasui, MD, PhD; Koichi Sairyo, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Predictive Value of Robotic-Assisted Total Hip Arthroplasty

Youssef F. El Bitar, MD; Timothy J. Jackson, MD; Dror Lindner, MD; Itamar B. Botser, MD; Christine E. Stake, MA; Benjamin G. Domb, MD

Feature Article

Long-term Results of Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Pieter C. Geervliet, MD; Matthijs P. Somford, MD; Paul Winia, MD; Michel P. J. van den Bekerom, MD

Feature Article

Functional Outcomes of Simultaneous Bilateral Versus Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty

Deren Bagsby, MD; Jeffery L. Pierson, MD

Feature Article

Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis for Bicipital Tendonitis With SLAP Tear

Anil K. Gupta, MD; Peter N. Chalmers, MD; Emma L. Klosterman, MS; Joshua D. Harris, MD; Bernard R. Bach, MD; Nikhil N. Verma, MD; Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA; Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Feature Article

Benefit of Degenerative Posterior Longitudinal Ligament Removal During Anterior Decompression in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Cheng-Rui Bai, MD; Bing-Qiang Wang, MD; Kang-hua Li, MD; Ai Guo, MD; Hai Tang, MD

Case Report

Thumb Proximal Phalanx Reconstruction With Nonvascularized Corticocancellous Olecranon Bone Graft

Maximillian Soong, MD

Case Report

Odyssey of an Elbow Synovial Chondromatosis

Nikolaos P. Sachinis, MD; Chris Sinopidis, PhD; Aggeliki Baliaka, MD; Panagiotis Givissis, PhD

Case Report

Posterior Interosseous Nerve Incarceration With Endobutton Repair of Distal Biceps

James Van den Bogaerde, MD; Edward Shin, MD

Case Report

Median Nerve Superficial to the Transverse Carpal Ligament

Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD; Alexis D. Gaskin, BS; Robert H. Allen, MD

Case Report

Pertrochanteric Hip Fracture: A “Routine” Fracture With a Potentially Devastating Vascular Complication

Matthew Patrick Sullivan, MD; Mara Lynne Schenker, MD; Samir Mehta, MD