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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:

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  • January/February 2018
  • Volume 41 · Issue 1
Table of Contents
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Three-dimensional Technologies in Orthopedics

Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc, FACS; Olga D. Savvidou, MD; Panagiotis Koutsouradis, MD; George D. Chloros, MD; Ioanna K. Bolia, MD; Vasileios I. Sakellariou, MD; Vasileios A. Kontogeorgakos, MD; Ioannis I. Mavrodontis, BSc, MSc; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Panos Diamantopoulos, DPhil, DrEng

Reviewer Thanks Free
Letter to the Editor Free

High-Quality Orthopedic Research Is Having an Impact

Helen H. Handoll, DPhil; Stephen D. Brealey, PhD; Catherine Hewitt, PhD; Amar Rangan, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Guest Editorial Free

Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Perspective

Robert Zura, MD; R. Grant Steen, PhD

Review Article

Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis After Elective Upper Extremity Surgery

Kunal K. Sindhu, MD; Brian Cohen, MD; Travis Blood, MD; Joseph A. Gil, MD; Brett Owens, MD

Feature Article

Ultra-Short Versus Conventional Uncemented Stems for Hip Replacement in Octogenarians

Young-Hoo Kim, MD; Jang-Won Park, MD; Jun-Shik Kim, MD

Feature Article

Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty With Same-Day Discharge: Who Failed and Why

Kelvin Y. Kim, BA; Afshin A. Anoushiravani, MD; Ameer Elbuluk, BA; Kevin Chen, MA; Roy Davidovitch, MD; Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc

Feature Article

Predicting Injury in Professional Baseball Pitchers From Delivery Mechanics: A Statistical Model Using Quantitative Video Analysis

E. Grant Sutter, MD, MS; Justin Orenduff, BS; Will J. Fox, MS; Joshua Myers, MS; Grant E. Garrigues, MD

Feature Article

Monitoring of Callus Maturation and Measurement of Resistance Rates Using Bioelectrical Impedance for Patients Treated With an External Fixator

Takashi Yoshida, MD, PhD; Wook-Cheol Kim, MD, PhD; Yoshinobu Oka, MD, PhD; Masashi Nakase, MD, PhD; Atsushi Nishida, MD, PhD; Hiroyoshi Fujiwara, MD, PhD; Toshikazu Kubo, MD, PhD

Review Article

Interprosthetic Fractures of the Femur

Nicholas M. Romeo, DO; Reza Firoozabadi, MD

Review Article

A Meta-analysis of Corticosteroid Injection for Trigger Digits Among Patients With Diabetes

Chao-Jui Chang, MD; Shen-Peng Chang, MS; Lo-Ting Kao, MD; Ta-Wei Tai, MD, PhD; I-Ming Jou, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Fatty Degeneration of the Rotator Cuff Reflects Shoulder Strength Deficits in Patients With Rotator Cuff Tears

Jong Pil Yoon, MD; Jae Wook Jung, MD; Chang Hwa Lee, MD; Young Gun Kim, MD; Seok Won Chung, MD; Joon Yub Kim, MD; Hyun Joo Lee, MD; Jee Wook Yoon, MD; Hoseok Lee, MD

Feature Article
Feature Article

Incidence of and Risk Factors for Inpatient Stroke After Hip Fractures in the Elderly

Andre M. Samuel, MD; Pablo J. Diaz-Collado, MD; Lauren K. Szolomayer, MD; Stephen J. Nelson, MD; Matthew L. Webb, MD, MHS; Adam M. Lukasiewicz, MD, MSC; Jonathan N. Grauer, MD

Feature Article

Completion of Multiple Fellowships by Orthopedic Surgeons: Analysis of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certification Database

J. Mason DePasse, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD; Wesley Durand, BS; Brandon Kingrey, BS; John Prodromo, MD; Mary K. Mulcahey, MD

Feature Article
Feature Article

Radiographic Underestimation of In Vivo Cup Coverage Provided by Total Hip Arthroplasty for Dysplasia

Yong Nie, PhD; HaoYang Wang, MD; ZeYu Huang, MD; Bin Shen, MD, PhD; Virginia Byers Kraus, MD, PhD; Zongke Zhou, MD

Feature Article
Feature Article

Medical Crowdfunding for Patients Undergoing Orthopedic Surgery

Wesley M. Durand, ScB; Joseph R. Johnson; Adam E. M. Eltorai, MSc; Alan H. Daniels, MD

Feature Article

Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes of Metatarsophalangeal Hemiarthroplasty: A Review of 12 Consecutive Cases

Florian Wanivenhaus, MD; Jacqueline Fust, MD; Matthias Erschbamer, MD, PhD; Andreas Schirm, MD

Feature Article

Outcomes of Femoral Head Marrow Stimulation Techniques at Minimum 2-Year Follow-up

David E. Hartigan, MD; Itay Perets, MD; Edwin O. Chaharbakhshi, BS; John P. Walsh, MA; Leslie C. Yuen, BA; Benjamin G. Domb, MD

Feature Article

LMWF-5A for the Treatment of Severe Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Integrated Analysis of Safety and Efficacy

Brian Cole, MD; Brian McGrath, MD; Kristin Salottolo, MPH; David Bar-Or, MD, FACEP

Feature Article

Short-term Outcomes of Total Knee Arthroplasty Performed at an Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

Eric M. Padegimas, MD; Tyler M. Kreitz, MD; Benjamin Zmistowski, MD; Seth L. Teplitsky, BA; Surena Namdari, MD, MSc; James J. Purtill, MD; William J. Hozack, MD; Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA

Feature Article

Incidence of Heterotopic Ossification Following a Multimodal Pain Protocol in Total Hip Arthroplasty With the Posterior Approach

Peter B. White, BA; Prem N. Ramkumar, MD, MBA; Morteza Meftah, MD; Narges Ghazi, MS; Amar S. Ranawat, MD; Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD

Feature Article

The Role of Intraoperative Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices in Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty

Vineet Tyagi, MD; Paul Tomaszewski, MD; Adam Lukasiewicz, MD; Shahana Theriault, PA-C; Richard Pelker, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Left-Biased Clavicle Length Asymmetry in Children and Young Adults 12 to 25 Years Old

Gary M. Kiebzak, PhD; Cristina Brea, BS; Derek M. Gonzalez, MD; Pooya Hosseinzadeh, MD

Feature Article

Risk Factors for Dysphagia After Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery

Zhikun Li, MD; Gengwu Li, MD; Chao Chen, MD; Yifan Li, MD; Changwei Yang, MD; Wei Xu, MD; Xiaodong Zhu, MD, PhD

Feature Article

Predictors of Persistent Pain After Fixation of Distal Clavicle Fractures in an Active Military Population

Paul J. Lanier, DO; Joshua Speirs, MD; Logan Koehler, MD; Julia Bader, PhD; Amr Abdelgawad, MD; Brian R. Waterman, MD

Feature Article

Manufactured Brace Modalities for Elbow Stiffness

Nipun Sodhi, BA; Anton Khlopas, MD; Michael D. Vaughn, MD; Jaiben George, MD; George Yakubek, DO; Assem A. Sultan, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Feature Article

Compromise of Radiology Studies From Nonstandardized Viewing Platforms

Paul M. Lichstein, MD, MS; Scott C. Wilson, MD; William G. Ward Sr, MD

Case Report

Diffuse Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis as a Rare Cause of Graft Failure Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Rajiv Rajani, MD; Liliana Ogden, BS; Christopher J. Matthews, MD; C. Parker Gibbs, MD

Case Report

Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction for Chronic Patellar Fracture

Antonio Cusano, BS; Emily J. Curry, BA; Lee N. Marinko, ScD; Xinning Li, MD

Case Report

Glomus Tumor of the Sciatic Nerve: An Extraspinal Cause of Sciatica

Basilia Onyinyechukwu Nwankwo, MD; Robert M. Henshaw, MD; Dhruv Kumar, MD

Tips & Techniques

Three-Year Outcomes of a Highly Porous Acetabular Shell in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty

Nipun Sodhi, BA; Timothy Izant, MD; John Diana, MD; Daniel Del Gaizo, MD; Michael Baratz, MD; Alana Levine, MS; Danielle Campbell, MS; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Tips & Techniques