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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Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 1.409

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Past Issue
  • June 2004
  • Volume 27 · Issue 6
letters to the editor

Intramedullary Nailing in Elderly Patients

Michael Zlowodzki, MD; Peter A Cole, MD; Philip James Kregor, MD; Robert Armstrong, DO

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):545-562 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-04

guest editorial
blue notes

Angels on the Catwalk?

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

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):549 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-06

Lachman Test: The Truth

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

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):549-550 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-07

Crashes are Seldom Accidents

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

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):550 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-08

Meniscal Tear and OA of the Knee

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

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):550 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-09

tips & techniques
pharmacology update
the cutting edge

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Christopher S Ahmad, MD; William N Levine, MD; Louis U Bigliani, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):570-574 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-13

sports medicine update

Management of Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures

Steven J Lawrence, MD; Gregory F Grau, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):579-581 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-14

Review Article

Stress Fractures in Athletes: Risk Factors, Diagnosis, and Management

Kenneth Tuan, MD; Susan Wu, MD; Brian Sennett, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):583-593 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-15

Feature Article

In-Hospital Outcome and Resource Use in Hip Arthroplasty: Influence of Body Mass

Stefan R Jibodh, BSc; Ilksen Gurkan, MD; James F Wenz, Sr, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):594-601 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-16

Functional Assessment Using the Step-Up-and-Over Test and Forward Lunge Following ACL Reconstruction

Carl G Mattacola, PhD, ATC; Carl A Jacobs, MS, ATC; Mark A Rund, MS, ATC; Darren L Johnson, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):602-608 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-17

Preoperative Evaluation of Adult Isthmic Spondylolisthesis With Diskography

Max W Cohen, MD; Philip M Maurer, MD; Richard A Balderston, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):610-613 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-18

Brief Report

Managing Anterior Shoulder Instability With Bracing: An Expanded Update

Bryan L Reuss, MD; Warren G Harding, III, MD; Kevin D Nowicki, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):614-618 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-19

Case Report

Syringomyelia in a College Football Player With Motor Weakness and Paresthesias

Derek J Cuff, MD; Steven C Ludwig, MD; Brian M Crites, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):619-620 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-20

Combined Treatment of Primary Hydatid Disease of the Vastus Lateralis Muscle

Orhan Buyukbebeci, MD; Akif Gulec, MD; Avni Gokalp, MD; Gunhan Karakurum, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):621-622 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-21

Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament Associated With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Satoshi Nozawa, MD; Kei Miyamoto, MD; Yasumichi Sakaguchi, MD, PhD; Hideo Hosoe, MD; Katsuji Shimizu, MD, DMSC

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):623-624 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-22

hyperguide self assessment

The case: Your diagnosis?

Amar Patel, MD; W Cameron Wright, MD; Charles Wilson, MD; Stephen Augustine, DO; Harry J Griffiths, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(6):534-627 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040601-01

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