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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
  • October 2011
  • Volume 34 · Issue 10
Radiologic Case Study

Radiologic Case Study

Linda K. Tilbrook; Laura W. Bancroft, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):745, 816-818 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-33

Guest Editorial

Inside-out Health Care Reform

John D. Kelly IV, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):752-753 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-01

Tips & Techniques

Novel Venting Technique for Intramedullary Rod Fixation of Pathologic Fractures

Kenneth J. Wilkens, MD; Daemeon A.M. Nicolaou, MD; Mark A. Lee, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):776-779 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-18


Anterior Ankle Impingement

Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MPH

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):789-790 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-19

Sports Medicine Update

Periosteal Avulsion of the Posterolateral Corner of the Knee in an Adolescent: An Unreported Case

Thomas J. Kovack, DO; Paul B. Jacob, DO; Raymond Tesner, DO; Gerard Papp, DO

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):791-794 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-22

CME Review Article
CME Quiz
Feature Article

Long-term Results of Arthroscopic Labral Debridement: Predictors of Outcomes

Morteza Meftah, MD; Jose A. Rodriguez, MD; Georgia Panagopoulos, PhD; Michael M. Alexiades, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e588-e592 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-04

Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head in Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A 4- to 9-year Follow-up Study

Firooz Madadi, MD; Bibi Shahin Shamsian, MD; Samin Alavi, MD; Firoozeh Madadi; Alireza Eajazi, MD; Afshin Aslani, MD, MPH

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e593-e597 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-07

Cost-effectiveness of Teaching Hospitals for the Operative Management of Hip Fractures

Kevin J. McGuire, MD, MS; Aron T. Chacko, BS; Joseph Bernstein, MD, MS

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e598-e601 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-17

Sagittal Plane Deformity During Femoral Lengthening

James J. McCarthy, MD; Richard S. Davidson, MD; Michael P. Ast, MD; Gina M. Cavorsi, MD; Jeffrey Swick, BS

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e602-e604 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-15

Use of Positron Emission Tomography to Detect Infection Around Antibiotic-loaded Cement Spacers in Patients With High C-Reactive Protein Levels

Ming-Jhe Huang, MD; Pang-Hsin Hsieh, MD; Steve W.N. Ueng, MD; Kung-Chu Ho, MD; Tzu-Chen Yen, MD; Mel S. Lee, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e605-e609 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-08

Influence of the Position of the Fibular Head After Implantation of a Total Knee Prosthesis on Femorotibial Rotation

Georg Matziolis, MD, PhD; Tilman Pfitzner, MD; Kathi Thiele, MD; Doerte Matziolis, MD; Carsten Perka, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e610-e614 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-16

Radiographic Results of an Accelerometer-based, Handheld Surgical Navigation System for the Tibial Resection in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Denis Nam, MD; Michael Cross, MD; Prashant Deshmane, MD; Seth Jerabek, MD; Michael Kang, MD; David J. Mayman, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e615-e621 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-12

Limb Alignment After Open-wedge High Tibial Osteotomy and Its Effect on the Clinical Outcome

Hosam M. El-Azab, MD; Mario Morgenstern, MD; Philip Ahrens, MD; Tibor Schuster, MSc; Andreas B. Imhoff, MD; Stephan G.F. Lorenz, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e622-e628 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-02

Functional Outcomes for Surgically Treated 3- and 4-part Proximal Humerus Fractures

Jason R. Wild, MD; Ariana DeMers, DO; Robert French; Melanie R. Shipps, ATC; Patrick F. Bergin, MD; Dana Musapatika, MS, MSc; Bradley A. Jelen, DO

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e629-e633 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-14

Calcaneal Reconstruction for the Late Complication of Calcaneus Fracture

Ki Won Young, MD; Kyung Tai Lee, MD; Young Koo Lee, MD; Mun Suk Jang, MD; Jun Hee Yoon, MD; Jun Ho Kim, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e634-e638 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-03

Ultrasonography as a Diagnostic Tool in Assessing Deltoid Ligament Injury in Supination External Rotation Fractures of the Ankle

Shwan Henari, MB, BCh, BAO, MCh, IMRCS; Louisa N. Banks, MBChB, MRCS, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Ingrid Radiovanovic, MB, BCh, BAO, MRCS; Joseph Queally, MB, BCh, BAO, MRCS; Seamus Morris, MB, BCh, BAO, MMedSci, MCh, AFRCSI, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e639-e643 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-11

Retrospective Comparison of H-graft and Posterior Vertebral Graft Procedures for the Treatment of Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures

Fei Huang, MD; Qing-san Zhu, MD; Ya-nan Li, MD; Ji-ge Chen, PhD; Dong-ming Zhao, PhD; Yong Yang, PhD; Hua Wu, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e644-e650 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-05

Use of a Rugby Helmet Brace for Postoperative Treatment of Muscular Torticollis

Naotake Yamada, MD; Wook-Cheol Kim, MD, PhD; Motoo Hosokawa, MD, PhD; Takashi Yoshida, MD, PhD; Hisashi Mouri, MD; Yoshinobu Oka, MD, PhD; Yoshihiro Kotoura, MD; Masashi Nakase, MD; Atsushi Nishida, MD; Torao Kusakabe, MD, PhD; Toshikazu Kubo, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e659-e663 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-06

Preferred Use of Polyhexanide in Orthopedic Surgery

Eric Röhner, MD; Jörn B. Seeger, MD; Paula Hoff, MD; Tilman Pfitzner, MD; Bernd Preininger, MD; Kristin Andreas, PhD; Frank Buttgereit, MD; Carsten Perka, MD; Georg Matziolis, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e664-e668 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-10

What Opportunities Are Available for Resident Involvement in National Orthopedic and Subspecialty Societies?

Christopher J. Dy, MD, MSPH; Michael B. Cross, MD; Daryl C. Osbahr, MD; Michael L. Parks, MD; Daniel W. Green, MD, MS

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e669-e673 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-13

Case Report

Contralateral Deep Venous Thrombosis After Hip Arthroscopy

Michael J. Alaia, MD; Andrey Zuskov, BA; Roy I. Davidovitch, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e674-e677 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-29

Noninflammatory Pseudotumor Simulating Venous Thrombosis After Metal-on-Metal Hip Resurfacing

Werner Maurer-Ertl, MD; Joerg Friesenbichler, MD; Bernadette Liegl-Atzwanger, MD; Gerda Kuerzl, MD; Reinhard Windhager, MD; Andreas Leithner, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e678-e681 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-32

New Method to Remove a Broken Guide Pin in the Hip Joint

Mohammad Taghi Peivandi, MD; Amir Reza Kachooei, MD; Zohreh Nazemian, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e685-e687 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-25

Bilateral Fatigue Fracture of the Femoral Components in a Cruciate-retaining Cementless Total Knee Prosthesis

Shu Saito, MD; Yasuaki Tokuhashi, MD; Takao Ishii, MD; Sei Mori, MD; Kunihiro Hosaka, MD; Keinosuke Ryu, MD; Gen Suzuki, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e688-e691 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-26

Clavicle Fracture With Thoracic Penetration and Hemopneumothorax but Without Neurovascular Compromise

Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, MD; Jonas L. Matzon, MD; Gerald R. Williams, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e692-e695 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-31

Functioning Paraganglioma of the Cervical Spine

Guangdong Chen, MD; Zongping Luo, MD, PhD; Tao Liu, MD; Huilin Yang, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(10):e700-e702 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110826-27

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