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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
  • April 2008
  • Volume 31 · Issue 4
Case Reports

Intraosseous Glomus Tumor In Acromion Process Of Scapula

V. K. Gautam, MS, DNB; Pankaj K. Agarwal, MS; Lalit Maini, MBBS, MS; Anjali Prakash, DNB

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):406 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-09

The Incidence of Subsequent Contralateral Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture Following Unilateral Rupture

Akira Iwamoto, MD; J. Patrick Kearney, MD; Geetinder Goyal, MD; Steven F. Viegas, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):356-358 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-16

Chondroblastoma of trapezium with metacarpal involvement

Eiichi Konishi, MD, PhD; Takako Okubo, MD, PhD; Megumi Itoi, MD, PhD; Yasukazu Katsumi, MD, PhD; Hiroaki Murata, MD, PhD; Akio Yanagisawa, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):395 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-20

Post-traumatic Catamenial Sciatica

Michael S. Hughes, MD; Timothy A. Burd, MD; William C. Allen, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):400 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-15

Total En Bloc Spondylectomy in the Treatment of Aggressive Osteoblastoma of the Thoracic Spine

Kotaro Nishida, MD; Minoru Doita, MD; Norio Kawahara, MD; Katsuro Tomita, MD; Masahiro Kurosaka, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):403 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-26

Spinal Epidural Abscess Mimicking Lymphoma: A Case Report

Deepan Patel, MD; Eli M. Baron, MD; W. Steven Enochs, MD; Cory Ruth, MD; James S. Harrop, MD; Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):402 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-29

Bilateral Subchondral Insufficiency Fracture of the Femoral Head

Akihiro Sudo, MD; Masahiro Hasegawa, MD; Ko Kato, MD; Atsumasa Uchida, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):399 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-36

Intracranial metastasis from synovial sarcoma

Herrick J. Siegel, MD; William H. Dunham, MD; Robert Lopez-Ben, MD; Gene P. Siegal, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):405 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-33

Prophylactic Stabilization of Proximal Femoral Metastatic Bone Disease: Reconstruction Intramedullary Nail Fracture

Brian M. Devitt, MRCSI, MD; Martin J. Shelly, MRCSI; Marcus Timlin, FRCSI; John O’Byrne, FRCSI

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):404 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-06

Tropical Pyomyositis of the Hip Short External Rotators Associated with Elevated Intra Compartmental Pressure

Ron Lamdan, MD; Eric Silverstein, MD; Henry M. Feder Jr., MD; Douglas MacGilpin, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):398 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-21

Feature Article

Comparison of Patient Satisfaction With Incision Cosmesis After Standard and Minimally Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty

Wayne M. Goldstein, MD; Rose Ali, PA-C; Jill Jasperson Branson, RN, BSN; Kimberly A. Berland, CST, FA

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):368 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-11

Estimating the Elbow Carrying Angle With an Electrogoniometer: Acquisition of Data and Reliability of Measurements

Maria L. Zampagni, MSc; Daniela Casino, MSc; Stefano Zaffagnini, MD; Andre A. Visani, MD; Maurilio Marcacci, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):370 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-39

A Comparison Between Total Hip Replacement for Osteonecrosis and Degenerative Joint Disease

Marvin E. Steinberg, MD; Max Lai, DMD; Jonathan P. Garino, MD; Alvin Ong, MD; Kirk L. Wong, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):360 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-35

Short and Long Term Failure of the Modular Oncology Knee Prosthesis

Steven Gitelis, MD; Jeffrey D. Yergler, MD; Neal Sawlani, BS; Adam Schiff, BS; Susan Shott, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):362 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-10

Proximal Femoral Endoprosthesis for the Treatment of Metastatic

Christopher P. Cannon, MD; Attiqa N. Mirza, MD; Patrick P. Lin, MD; Valerae O. Lewis, MD; Alan W. Yasko, MD, MBA

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):361 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-03

Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Among Orthopedic Patients at a Large Academic Hospital

Bennie Lindeque, MD, PhD; Jonathan Rutigliano, BS; Allison Williams, MD, PhD; Jodi McConnell, PA-C

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):363 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-22

Meniscal Tear Biomechanics: Loads Across Meniscal Tears in Human Cadaveric Knees

David P. Richards, MD, FRCS(C); F. Alan Barber, MD, FACS; Morley A. Herbert, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):347-350 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-32

Reconstruction of Large Defects of the Long Bones With Free Vascularized Bone Grafts: Functional Results After Minimum 5-Year Follow-up

Kai Bauwens, MD; Dirk Stengel, MD, PhD, MSc; Ulrich Weber, MD, PhD; Andreas Eisenschenk, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):369 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-01

Improvement in Documentation of Compartment Syndrome With a Chart Insert

Brett M. Cascio, MD; Dhruv B. Pateder, MD; Adam J. Farber, MD; Dennis E. Kramer, MD; Michael C. Ain, MD; Frank J. Frassica, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):364 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-04

A Proximally Coated Beaded Stem Minimum 5-Year Follow-up

Joseph C. McCarthy, MD; Jo-ann Lee, MS; Marybeth Naughton, BS

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):366 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-23

Comparison of Isometric and Anatomic Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament: A Cadaveric Study

David A. Parker, MD; Jerry W. Alexander, BS; Michael A. Conditt, PhD; Obinna N. Uzodinma, BA; William J. Bryan, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):339-343 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-28

Coralline Hydroxyapatite in Complex Acetabular Reconstruction

Ray C. Wasielewski, MS, MD; Kate C. Sheridan, BS; Melissa A. Lubbers, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):367 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-38

Open Anterior Repair Without Routine Capsulorraphy for Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability in a Community Setting

Edward V. Fehringer, MD; David C. Buck, MD; Susan E. Puumala, MS; David J. Clare, MD; Patrick E. Clare, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):365 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-08

Pharmacology Update

Postexposure Prophylaxis: A Guide for Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission in Orthopedic Surgery

William R. Judd, PharmD; Frank Romanelli, PharmD, MPH, BCPS; Kelly M. Smith, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP; Brian S. Murphy, MD, MPH

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):378-382 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-17

Blue Notes

Another Joint for Orthopedic Surgeons to Consider

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

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-02

Good at Either End of the Tract

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

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-40

The Cutting Edge

Effects of Anticoagulation on Wound Healing Using a Tensile Test

Matthew J. Smith, MD; J. Douglas Haltom, MD; Barry J. Gainor, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):373-377 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-34

Radiologic Case Study

Pes Anserine Bursitis

Allison Clapp, BS; Jon Trecek, MD; Michael Joyce, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):306, 407-408 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-30

Tips & Techniques

Arthroscopic Transosseous Rotator Cuff Repair

Kyung-Cheon Kim, MD; Kwang-Jin Rhee, MD; Hyun-Dae Shin, MD; Young-Mo Kim, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):327-330 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-19

Sports Medicine Update

Evaluation and Management of Stress Fractures of the Pelvis and Sacrum

Robert G. Hosey, MD; Marifel Mitzi F. Fernandez, MD; Darren L. Johnson, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):383-385 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-14

Review Article

Radiocarpal Dislocations: Review of the Literature With Case Presentations and a Proposed Treatment Algorithm

Anastasios Mourikis, MD; Gleeson Rebello, MD; Jorge Villafuerte, MD; Moheb Moneim, MD; George E. Omer Jr., MD; John Veitch, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):386-392 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-24

The Medial Patellofemoral Ligament

Ryan M. Dopirak, MD; Robert N. Steensen, MD; Peter B. Maurus, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(4):331-338 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080401-07

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