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
  • August 2004
  • Volume 27 · Issue 8
letters to the editor

Piriformis Syndrome/Reply

E C Papadopoulos; D S Korres; G Papachristou; N Efstathopoulos; Mark R Foster, PhD, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):797-799 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-04

blue notes

Hourglass Biceps

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

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):805 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-06

Spore Watch

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

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):805 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-07

Stretching the Point on the Benefits of Stretching

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

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):806 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-09

Stem Cells and the Spinal Cord

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

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):806 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-08

tips & techniques

Bone as a Cement Restrictor in Elbow Arthroplasty

S Sharma, FRCS(GLAS); L A Rymaszewski, MSC, FRCS

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):810-812 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-10

pharmacology update

Herbal Medications in the Perioperative Orthopedic Surgery Patient

Philip Trapskin, PHARMD; Kelly M Smith, PharmD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):819-822 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-13

the cutting edge

Thermal Capsulorrhaphy

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

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):823-826 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-14


Acetabular Cages: A Ladder Across a Melting Pond

Arlen D Hanssen, MD; David G Lewallen, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):830-832 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-15


The Role of Acetabular Cages in Revision

John M Cuckler, MD; K David Moore, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):831-846 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-16

sports medicine update

Brachial Neuritis: An Uncommon Cause of Shoulder Pain

Robert G Hosey, MD; Richard E Rodenberg, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):833-836 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-17

Review Article
Feature Article

A Comparison of Distal Canal Restrictors in Primary Cemented Femoral Hip Arthroplasty

Eric L Smith, MD; Kurt P Wohlrab, MD, MPH; Elizabeth G Matzkin, MD; Bertram C Providence, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):847-851 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-20

Does Graded Reaming Affect the Composition of Reaming Products in Intramedullary Nailing of Long Bones?

Antonis Th Kouzelis, MD; Helen Kourea, MD; Panagiotis Megas, MD; Elias Panagiotopoulos, MD; Markos Marangos, MD; Elias Lambiris, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):852-856 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-21

Brief Report

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Due To Tophaceous Gout

John T Rich, MD; David C Bush, MD; Chris J Lincoski, MD; Thomas M Harrington, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):862-863 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-23

Case Report

Spinal Epidural Hematoma Induced By Leukemia

Rahul Banerjee, MD; James Stanley, MD; Mark Palumbo, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):864-866 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-24

Bilateral Naviculocuneiform Coalitions: Using Multi-Planar Reconstruction Computed Tomography

Toshihiro Akisue, MD; Tetsuji Yamamoto, MD; Takashi Marui, MD; Toshiaki Hitora, MD; Keiko Nagira, MD; Tetsuya Nakatani, MD; Shinichi Yoshiya, MD; Masahiro Kurosaka, MD

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):869-871 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-26

hyperguide self assessment

The case: Your diagnosis?/Diagnosis: Quadriceps Tendon Rupture

Brian W Goelitz, MD; Laurie M Lomasney, MD; Terrence C Demos, Md

Orthopedics. 2004;27(8):790-875 https://doi.org/10.3928/0147-7447-20040801-01

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