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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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Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 1.409

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • July 2008
  • Volume 31 · Issue 7
Feature Article

Trends in Surgical Management for Type II Odontoid Fracture: 20 Years of Experience at a Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center

Harvey E. Smith, MD; Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD; Mitchell Maltenfort, PhD; Todd J. Albert, MD; Alan S. Hilibrand, MD; D. Greg Anderson, MD; James Harrop, MD; Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD; Branko Kopjar, MD, MS, PhD; Darrel S. Brodke, MD; Paul M. Arnold, MD; Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Gender Differences in the Distal Femur Dimensions and Variation Patterns in Relation to TKA Component Sizing

Alexander D. Rosenstein, MD; Bradley Veazey, MD; David Shephard, MD; K. Tom Xu, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Arthroscopic Capsular Shrinkage for Chronic Ankle Instability With Thermal Radiofrequency: Prospective Multicenter Trial

Jasper S. de Vries, MD, MSc; Rover Krips, MD, PhD; Leendert Blankevoort, MEng, PhD; Alex W.F. M. Fievez, MD; C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080701-05

Comparison of Bony Healing and Cartilage Degeneration Following Strut Grafting and Trapdoor Procedures in an Ovine Model

Cengiz Yilmaz, MD; Alper Golpinar, MD; Necat Yilmaz, MD; Savas Aktas, MD; Irfan Ayan, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Efficacy of Composite Allograft and Demineralized Bone Matrix Graft in Treating Tibial Plateau Fractures With Bone Loss

Justin T. Newman, MD; Wade R. Smith, MD; Bruce H. Ziran, MD; Erik A. Hasenboehler, MD; Philip F. Stahel, MD; Steven J. Morgan, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080701-17

Consistent New Bone Formation in 95 Revisions: Average 9-Year Follow-up

George Mantelos, MD, PhD; Panagiotis Koulouvaris, MD, PhD; Hlias Kotsovolos, MD, PhD; Theodoros Xenakis, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080701-16

Fracture Load for Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures in Cemented Versus Uncemented Hip Stems: An Experimental In Vitro Study

Marc N. Thomsen, MD, PhD; Eike Jakubowitz, MSc; Joern B. Seeger, MD; Christoph Lee, MD; Jan P. Kretzer, MSc; Michael Clarius, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Acute Aortic Dissection or Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm Associated With Back Pain and Paraplegia

Katsuhito Yoshioka, MD; Yasumitsu Toribatake, MD, PhD; Norio Kawahara, MD, PhD; Katsuro Tomita, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Effect of Olecranon Resection on Joint Stability and Strain of the Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament

Yeon Soo Lee, PhD; Jess G. Alcid, MD; Michelle H. McGarry, MS; Neal S. ElAttrache, MD; Thay Q. Lee, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080701-14

Determinants of Patient Satisfaction Following Surgery for Multidirectional Instability

S. Austin Yeargan III, MD; Karen K. Briggs, MPH; Marilee P. Horan, BS; Aaron K. Black, BA; Richard J. Hawkins, MD, FRCS(C)

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Case Reports

Idiopathic Lumbar Spinal Subdural Hematoma

Hiroyuki Hamaguchi, MD; Toru Osawa, MD; Kenzo Koyama, MD; Masafumi Daito, MD; Shoichi Yamazoe, MD; Yasuo Mikami, MD; Toshikazu Kubo, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080701-09

Hydatid bone disease of the femur

Cemal Kural, MD; Ali Akin Ugras, MD; Ibrahim Sungur, MD; Hayati Ozturk, MD; Ahmet Haldun Erturk, MD; Tansel Unsaldi, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080701-12

Hip Rotationplasty With Antibiotic-loaded Bone Cement Spacer for Severe Infection Following Limb-sparing Surgery

Narihiro Okazaki, MD; Kenji Kumagai, MD, PhD; Masayuki Egashira, MD, PhD; Makoto Osaki, MD, PhD; Masakazu Murata, MD, PhD; Masato Tomita, MD, PhD; Hiroyuki Shindo, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080701-19

Pneumothorax Following Infraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block for Hand Surgery

Hugo B. Sanchez, MD, PhD; Edward R. Mariano, MD; Reid Abrams, MD; Matthew Meunier, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Arthroscopic Removal of Separated Bipartite Patella Causing Snapping Knee Syndrome

Jae Ho Yoo, MD, PhD; Eung Ha Kim, MD, PhD; Ho Kwang Ryu, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Low-grade Intramedullary Osteosarcoma of the Tibia Presenting as an Intracortical Lesion

Janet Sailor, MD; Edward F. McCarthy, MD; Kristy L. Weber, MD; Laura M. Fayad, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Lateral Subtalar Dislocation

Praveen Sharda, MRCSEd, MS(Orth); Julian DuFosse, FRCS(ORTH) UK

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Pharmacology Update

Understanding Risk Factors, Screening, and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Nicole K. Johnson, PharmD; Timothy Clifford, PharmD, BCPS; Kelly M. Smith, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Blue Notes

Honey in the Money

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

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Pulling My Leg? Unsheathe the Knives

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

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Guest Editorial


John D. Kelly IV, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Tips & Techniques

Direct Intraosseous Pressure Monitoring of the Femoral Head During Surgery for Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Lee E. Rubin, MD; Nicholas J. Galante; Brian G. Smith, MD; Peter A. DeLuca, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Radiologic Case Study

Radiologic Case Study

Michael Ciaschini, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Prepatellar Morel-Lavallée Lesion

Michael Ciaschini, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080701-03

Trauma Update

Treatment of Acute Distal Femur Fractures

Brett D. Crist, MD; Gregory J. Della Rocca, MD, PhD; Yvonne M. Murtha, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080701-04

Review Article

The Use of Surgical Drains in Orthopedics

Robert J. Gaines, MD; Robert P. Dunbar, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080701-08

The Cutting Edge

Advantages of the Prone Lachman Versus the Traditional Lachman

R. T. Floyd, EdD, ATC, CSCS; D. Scott Peery, ATC; James R. Andrews, MD; R.T. Floyd, EdD, ATC, CSCS

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

Case Report

Chronic Nonhealing Ulcer of the Right Thumb with Multiple Subcutaneous Nodules

Arumugam Manohar, MBBS, MS(Orth); Mohd N. Nizlan, MBBS, MS(Orth)

Orthopedics. 2008;31(7): https://doi.org/

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