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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
  • February 2008
  • Volume 31 · Issue 2
Case Reports

Brachial Plexus Neuroma Mimicking Local Recurrence of Malignant Mesenchymal Tumor After Forequarter Amputation

Mustafa Yilmaz, MD; Murat Kara, MD; Mehmet Cemalettin Aksoy, MD; Gulnur Guler, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):173 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-39

Suicide Attempt With Injection of Insecticide in Both Wrists

Istemi Yucel, MD; Yavuz Demiraran, MD; Murat Alper, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):174 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-40

Spinal Cord Compression Due to Vertebral Hemangioma

Gorkem Aksu, MD; Merdan Fayda, MD; Mert Saynak, MD; Ahmet Karadeniz, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):169 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-02

Autogenous Osteochondral Transfer in the Femoral Head After Osteonecrosis

Nicholas G. Sotereanos, MD; Patrick J. DeMeo, MD; Thomas B. Hughes, MD; Konstantinos Bargiotas, MD; David Wohlrab, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):177 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-33

Delayed Presentation of Metastatic Melanoma of the Cervical Spine

Jason C. Eck, DO, MS; Marc A. Tressler, DO; Steven J. Triantafyllou, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):167 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-09

Delayed Diagnosis of Synovial Sarcoma of the Foot

M.B.S. Brewster, MBChB, MRCS Eng; D. Power, BChir; V.P. Sumathi, MBBS

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):175 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-06

Nailing Before Vascular Repair in Tibial Fracture With Associated Arterial Injury

Eugen Cohen, MD; Dimitri Sheinis, MD; Ehud Rath, MD; Gabriel Szendro, MD, FRCS

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):171 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-07

Recurrent Benign Solitary Intraosseous Schwannoma of the Tibia

Wan Mei Ang, MBBS; Piers Yates, MBBS(Hons), FRCS; Peter Robbins, MBBS(Hons), FRCPA; David Wood, MBBS, FRCS, FRACS

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):176 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-03

Femoral Nerve Palsy Following Iliacus Hematoma

Jennifer M. Weiss, MD; Vernon Tolo, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):178 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-37

Postlaminectomy Kyphosis in an Achondroplastic Adolescent Treated for Spinal Stenosis

Steven S. Agabegi, MD; David P. Antekeier, MD; Alvin H. Crawford, MD; Kerry R. Crone, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):168 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-01

Synovial Lipomatosis of the Knee in an Adolescent Girl

Manish Bansal, MRCS, MS(ORTH); Manish Changulani, MRCS, MS(ORTH); Rajeev Shukla, MD; J. Sampath, FRCS(ORTH), MSc

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):185 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-05

Giant Anterior Sacral Meningocele Presenting as Bacterial Meningitis in a Previously Healthy Adult

D. Miletic, MD, PhD; I. Poljak, MD, PhD; N. Eskinja, MD, FRCS; P. Valkovic, MD; B. Sestan, MD, PhD, FRCS; B. Troselj-Vukic, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):182 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-21

Review Article

Current Concepts in Synovial Tissue of the Knee Joint

Rafael Inigo Pavlovich, MD, PhD, FACS; James Lubowitz, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):160-163 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-24

Feature Article

Comparison of Distraction Osteogenesis for Congenital and Acquired Limb-length Discrepancy in Children

Valentin Antoci, MD, PhD; Craig M. Ono, MD; Valentin Antoci Jr., PhD; Ellen M. Raney, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):129 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-04

Comparison of Autograft and Allograft Fixation in Pemberton Osteotomy

James J. McCarthy, MD; Douglas A. Palma, MD; Randal R. Betz, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):126 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-18

Comparison of Two Tension-band Fixation Materials and Techniques in Transverse Patella Fractures: A Biomechanical Study

R. David Rabalais, MD; Evalina Burger, MD; Yun Lu, MD; Alfred Mansour, MD; Richard V. Baratta, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):128 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-28

Comparison of Screw and Screwless Fixation in Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty

Ryan P. Ferguson, MD, MPH; Matthew G. Friederichs, MD; Aaron A. Hofmann, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):127 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-10

One-stage Bilateral Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Comparative Study of Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

E. Louis Peak, MD; William J. Hozack, MD; Peter F. Sharkey, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS; Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):131 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-26

Effects of Vascular Bundle Implantation on Autograft, Fresh-frozen Allograft, and Xenograft Incorporation in a Rabbit Model

Ayhan Ozyurek, MD; Gursel Leblebicioglu, MD; Hasan Bilgili; Baris Kurum; Gokhan Gedikoglu, MD; Tamer Atasever, MD; Tugra Tacal, MD; Mahmut Nedim Doral, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):135 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-23

Application of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points to Control Surgical Site Infections in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

R. Quattrin, MD; S. Brusaferro; D. Turello, MD; A. Faruzzo; L. Calligaris, MD; A. Causero, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):132 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-27

Lumbar Disk Replacement With the ProDisc Prosthesis

Yigal Mirovsky, MD; Ehud Shalmon, MD; Zvi Halpern, MD; Nahum Halperin, MD; Alexander Blankstein, MD; Amir Peer, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):133 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-22

Radiologic Case Study

Traumatic spinal epidural hematoma

Justin Spackey, MD; Alexander Nemeth, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):106, 186-188 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-34

Tips & Techniques

Air Bubble Saline Arthrosonography in Imaging Rotator Cuff Tears

David Martin, MBBS, BMed Sc(Hons), FRACS, FAOrthA; Parminder J. S. Jeer, MBBS, FRCS, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Yegappan Kalairajah, MA, MPhil, MBBChir, FRCS; Mark Falworth, MBBS, FRCS(Eng), FRCS (Tr&Orth); Steven Zadow, MBBS(Hons), FRANZCR; Neil Simmons, MBBS, FRACR

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):140-142 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-17

The Cutting Edge

Stabilization of Pathologic Long Bone Fractures With the Fixion Expandable Nail

Herrick J. Siegel, MD; Wade Sessions, MD; Mark A. Casillas Jr., MA

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):143-148 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-31

Pharmacology Update

Implication of Food Allergies and Intolerances on Medication Administration

Ann M. Wiesner, PharmD; Frank Romanelli, PharmD, MPH, BCPS; Rachel C. Stratman, PharmD; Kelly M. Smith, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):149-152 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-38

Sports Medicine Update

ACL Tibial Remnant, To Save or Not?

David M. Junkin Jr., MD; Darren L. Johnson, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):154-159 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-13

Blue Notes

Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

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

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-32

Guest Editorial

Mentoring Healers

James J. McCarthy, MD; P. Pizzutillo, MD; A. Ranade, MD; G. D. MacEwen, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(2):116, 118 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080201-19

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