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For over 40 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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Past Issue
  • October 2004
  • Volume 27 · Issue 10
letters to the editor


Neybahar Akcar, MD; Baki Adapinar, MD; Birsen Ucar, MD; Nusret Köse, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1026-1046 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-04


Stephen P England, MD, MPH

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1046 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-11

guest editorial

Academic Health Centers

J Andy Sullivan, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1028-1032 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-05

blue notes

Small Rosettes Have a Big Future

Charles Sorbie, MB, CHB, FRCS(E), FRCS(C)

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1033-1034 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-07

Treading the Cusp of Disaster

Charles Sorbie, MB, CHB, FRCS(E), FRCS(C)

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1033 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-06

One of Us

Charles Sorbie, MB, CHB, FRCS(E), FRCS(C)

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1034 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-08

tips & techniques

Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction

Robert A Teitge, MD; Roger Torga-Spak, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1037-1040 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-09

The Use of a Two C-arm Technique in the Treatment of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Raphael Klug, DO; James J McCarthy, MD; Robert E Eilert, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1041-1042 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-10

pharmacology update
sports medicine update

Management of First-Time Patellar Dislocations

Michael Geary, MD; Anthony Schepsis, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1058-1062 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-14


Cervical Spine Surgery

Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc; Demetrios S Korres, MD, DSc

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1065 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-15

Review Article

Primary Malignant Tumors of the Cervical Spine

Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc; Andreas F Mavrogenis, MD; Bradford L Currier, MD; Pavlos Katonis, MD; Evanthia C Galanis, MD; George S Sapkas, MD; Demetrios S Korres, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1066-1075 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-16

historical note

Hippocratic Beliefs on Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries: New or Old Notions?

Demetrios S Korres, MD, DSc; Andreas F Mavrogenis, MD; Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1078-1079 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-17

Feature Article

Factors Associated With Good Outcome Using Lateral Mass Plate Fixation

Pavlos Katonis, MD; Charalambos A Papadopoulos, MD; Anthony Muffoletto, MD; Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc; Alexander G Hadjipavlou, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1080-1086 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-18

Surgical Decompression for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Correlation Between Operative Outcomes and MRI of the Spinal Cord

Charalambos A Papadopoulos, MD; Pavlos Karonis, MD; Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc; Spyridon Karampekios, MD; Alexander G Hadjipavlou, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1087-1091 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-19

Cervicobrachialgia and Pancoast Tumor: Value of Standard Anteroposterior Cervical Radiographs in Early Diagnosis

C Villas, MD; A Collía, MD; J D Aquerreta, MD; J Aristu, MD; W Torre, MD; P Díaz de Rada, MD; S Gocci, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1092-1095 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-20

Multiple Fractures of the Axis

Demetrios S Korres, MD, DSc; Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc; Andreas F Mavrogenis, MD; Georges S Sapkas, MD, DSC; Antonios Patsinevelos, MD; Petros Kyriazopoulos, MD; Demetrios Evangelopoulos, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1096-1099 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-21

Brief Report

Transmandible Approach for the Treatment of Upper Cervical Spine Metastatic Tumors

Carlo A Logroscino, MD; Silvia Casula, MD; Mario Riganie, MD; Giovanni Almadori, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1100-1103 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-22

Case Report

Tumoral Calcinosis of the Popliteal Space

Federico Giardina, MD; Alessandra Sudanese, MD; Franco Bertoni, MD; Enrico Guerra, MD; Stefania Paderni, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1104-1107 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-23

Rapidly Destructive Coxarthropathy With Osteonecrosis and Osteoporosis Caused by Cushing's Syndrome

Junichi Takada, MD, PHD; Satoshi Nagoya, MD, PhD; Hiroki Kuwabara, MD, PHD; Mitsunori Kaya, MD, PHD; Toshihiko Yamashita, MD, PHD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1111-1113 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-25

ORTHOPEDICS hyperguide: self assessment

This month's module: Spine

Frank J Frassica, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1121-1122 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-26


Joseph S Butler, MB, BCH, BAO; Adam M Smith, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD; John W Sperling, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(10):1016-1116 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041001-01

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