Orthopedics: Clinical. Trusted. Independent.

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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2019 Impact Factor 1.409

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Past Issue
  • November 2004
  • Volume 27 · Issue 11
guest editorial

Damage Control in Orthopedic Surgery: Fad or Fact?

Wade R Smith, MD; Juan F Agudelo, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1136-1154 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-04

blue notes

Good Vibes by Rattlin' Bones

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

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1141 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-05

The Citrulline Connection

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

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1142 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-07

Taking the Shine Off Endo Chrome-Plating

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

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1142 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-06

tips & techniques

Treatment of Supracondylar Humeral Fractures in Children Using External Fixation

Mireille Gris, MD; Olivier Van Nieuwenhove, MD; Cyrille Gehanne, MD; Jean Quintin, MD; Franz Burny, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1146-1150 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-08

Fixation of Distal Tibial Fractures With Intraarticular Extension Using Double Overlapping Plates

Anastasios Christodoulou, MD; Avraam Ploumis, MD; Ioannis Terzidis, MD; Panagiotis Givissis, MD; Ippokratis Hatzokos, MD; John Pournaras, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1155-1158 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-10

pharmacology update

Postoperative Hypertension

Kyle A Weant, PHARMD; Jeremy D Flynn, PharmD; Kelly M Smith, PharmD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1159-1161 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-11

the cutting edge

Two-Year Results After Exchange Shoulder Arthroplasty Using Inverse Implants

Alexander Katzer, MD; Frank Sickelmann, MD; Klaus Seemann, MD; Jochen F Loehr, MD, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1165-1167 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-12

trauma update
Review Article

Effects of Backpack Carrying in Children

Jérôme Cottalorda, MD; Sophie Bourelle, MD; Vincent Gautheron, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1172-1177 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-14

Feature Article

The Efficacy of a Single Daily Dose of Enoxaparin for Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

Pamela A Pulido, BSN; Steven N Copp, MD; Richard H Walker, MD; Lianette M Reden, BSN; Mary E Hardwick, RN, MSN; Clifford W Colwell, Jr, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1185-1187 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-16

Effect of Rofecoxib on Pain Caused by Osteoid Osteoma

Pedro Carpintero-Benitez, PhD, MD; Maria Angeles Aguirre, MD; Jose Antonio Serrano, MD; Mercedes Lluch, PhD, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1188-1191 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-17

Brief Report

The Effect of Pulsed Ultrasound in the Treatment of Tibial Stress Fractures

John-Paul H Rue, MD; David W Armstrong, III, PhD; Frank J Frassica, MD; Martin Deafenbaugh, MC, USN; John H Wilckens, MC, USN

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1192-1195 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-18

Case Reports


C Wierks; L M Lomasney, MD; T C Demos, MD; R M McCarthy, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(11):1124-1208 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20041101-01

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