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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
  • August 2008
  • Volume 31 · Issue 8
Feature Article

The Outcome of Composite Bone Graft Substitute Used to Treat Cavitary Bone Defects

Herrick J. Siegel, MD; Robert C. Baird III, MD; Justin Hall, BA; Robert Lopez-Ben, MD; Philip H. Lander, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-31

Prevalence of Knee Osteoarthritis and Analysis of Pain, Rigidity, and Functional Incapacity

Sergi Sastre, PhD; Jose-Luis Del-Val, MD; Josep-Maria Segur, PhD; Francisco Macule, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-20

Long-term Functional Outcomes After Intra-articular Distal Femur Fractures: ORIF Versus Retrograde Intramedullary Nailing

A. Brian Thomson, MD; Robin Driver, RN; Philip J. Kregor, MD; William T. Obremskey, MD, MPH

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-33

Sporting activity following discectomy for lumbar disc herniation

Verena Dollinger, MD; Alois A. Obwegeser, MD, MSc, MAS; Michael Gabl, MD; Peter Lackner, MD; Michael Koller, MD; Klaus Galiano, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-05

The Biological Basis of the Bone-Muscle Inter-relationship in the Algorithm of Fracture Healing

H. Kaufman, MD; A. Reznick, PhD; H. Stein, MD, DPhil(Oxon); M. Barak, MD; G. Maor, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-08

Factors Related to Early Recovery Rate After Partial Knee Meniscectomy

Matthew C. Morrissey, MD; Peter C. Goodwin, PhD; Maria Klarneta, MSc; Thomas B. McAuliffe, MD; Mustafa El-Zebdeh, MD; John B. King, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-18

Case Reports

An Unusual Case of Olecranon Tuberculosis

Panagiotis Megas, MD; Athanasios Karageorgos, MD; Ioannis Gliatis, MD; Markos Marangos, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-16

Delayed Symptoms of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Following Lumbar Decompression

Kathleen Brookfield, MD, PhD, MPH; John Randolph, MD; Frank Eismont, MD; Mark Brown, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-02

Arthroscopic Treatment of Septic Arthritis of the Shoulder in a 6-Year-Old Boy

Giovanni Luigi Di Gennaro, MD; Camilla Bettuzzi, MD; Diego Antonioli, MD; Manuele Lampasi, MD; Roberto Rotini, MD; Onofrio Donzelli, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-04

Postsurgical Bleeding Following the Treatment of a Chronic Morel-Lavallée Lesion

Wesley Tran, MD; Jared Foran, MD; Mark Wang, MD; Alexandra Schwartz, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-34

Protrusion Of The Ceramic Head Through The Acetabular Shell In Total Hip Replacement

A. Tsarouhas, MD; M. Iosifidis, MD, PhD; D. Kotzamitelos, MD; S. Traios, MD; G. Giantsis, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-35

Proximal Femoral Stress Reaction in a Professional Football Player

Brian G. Webb, MD; Patti J. Hunker, MS; Arthur C. Rettig, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-36

Disassembly of Cemented Bipolar Prothesis of the Hip

Jiong Jiong Guo, MD; Huilin Yang, MD, PhD; Tongqi Yang, MD; Tiansi Tang, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-06

Wound Necrosis After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Vittorio Patella, MD; Domenico Speciale, MD; Silvio Patella, MD; Biagio Moretti, MD; Vito Pesce, MD; Antonio Spinarelli, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-22

Telangiectatic Osteosarcoma of the Patella

Ahmad M. Shehadeh, MD; Moutaz A. Haiba, MD; Robert M. Henshaw, MD; Ernest Lack, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-30

Osteochondral Flap Avulsion Fracture in a Child With Forearm Compartment Syndrome

Durga Nagaraju Kowtharapu, MD; Ahmed M. Thabet, MD; Larry Holmes Jr, PhD; Richard Kruse, DO

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-09

Traumatic Rupture of the Latissimus Dorsi

Jason W. Levine, MD; Felix H. Savoie III, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-14

Fracture-Dissociation of Ceramic Liner

Sung Kwan Hwang, MD; Jin-Rok Oh, MD; Man Seung Her, MD; Young Jun Shim, MD; Tae Yeun Cho, MD; Sung Min Kwon, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-07

Synovial Chondromatosis of the Radiocarpal Joint

Sang Ki Lee, MD; Won Sik Choy, MD; Kwang Won Lee, MD; Kee Jeong Bae, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-11

An Unusual Case of Elbow Dislocation

Nikolaos Lasanianos, MD; Christos Garnavos, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-10

Review Article

Morbidity and Mortality of Simultaneous Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty

Nilesh Patil, MS(Orth); Hemant Wakankar, MS, FRCS, Mch(Orth), FRCS(Orth)

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-23

Radiologic Case Study
Pharmacology Update

Risk Factors, Prevention, and Treatment of Corticosteroid-induced Osteoporosis in Adults

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

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-29

Letters to the Editor
Tips & Techniques

An Alternative Direction for Proximal Locking in Retrograde Femoral Nails

Michael Prayson, MD; Michael Herbenick, MD; Karl Siebuhr, MD; Ryan Finnan, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-25

Blue Notes

Aches and Pains Are Worth It

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

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-01

Joint Crystals

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

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/

The Cutting Edge

Detecting Vascular Injury in Lower-Extremity Orthopedic Trauma: The Role of CT Angiography

John M. Redmond, MD; Bruce A. Levy, MD; Khaled A. Dajani, MD; Joseph R. Cass, MD; Peter A. Cole, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-27

Sports Medicine Update

Humeral Avulsion of the Glenohumeral Ligament: Injury Pattern and Arthroscopic Repair Techniques

A. Dushi Parameswaran, MD; Matthew T. Provencher, MD, CDR(s), USN; Bernard R. Bach, Jr, MD; Nikhil Verma, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Orthopedics. 2008;31(8): https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080801-21

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