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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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2019 Impact Factor 1.409

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Past Issue
  • December 2011
  • Volume 34 · Issue 12
Radiologic Case Study

Radiologic Case Study

Owen Sweis, MD; Laurie M. Lomasney, MD; Konrad Lebioda, MD; Tarek Hijaz, MD; Alexander Ghanayem, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):925, 1011-1014 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-34

Guest Editorial
Tips & Techniques

Total Hip Arthroplasty

Roberto Binazzi, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):976-977 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-20

The Cutting Edge

iPad Apps for Orthopedic Surgeons

Orrin I. Franko, MD; Siddharth Bhola, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):978-981 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-37

Pharmacology Update
Sports Medicine Update
Evidence-based Medicine
CME Review Article

Infected Tumor Prostheses

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc; Luis Coll-Mesa, MD; Elisa Pala, MD; Giovanni Guerra, MD; Pietro Ruggieri, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):991-998 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-24

CME Quiz

Infected Tumor Prostheses

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12): https://doi.org/

Feature Article

Navigated Total Hip Arthroplasty Using a 3-D Freehand Ultrasound System: Technical Note and Preliminary Results

Michael T. Hirschmann, MD; Faik K. Afifi, MD; Carsten Helfrich, MD; Dieter Wirz, MD; Tobias Schwägli; Heinrich Martin Overhoff; Walter Moser; Niklaus F. Friederich, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e816-e820 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-08

Pelvic Osteotomy Techniques and Comparative Effects on Biomechanics of the Hip: A Kinematic Study

Rajan Maheshwari, MBBS, MRCS(Edin); Sanjeev S. Madan, FRCS(Orth), MSc(Orth), MCh (Orth)

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e821-e826 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-12

Primary Pyomyositis of the Pelvis in Children: A Retrospective Review of 8 Cases

Styles L. Bertrand, MD; Eric D. Lincoln, DO; Matthew G. Prohaska, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e832-e840 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-07

Perioperative Morbidity and Mortality of 2-team Simultaneous Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty

Craig N. Dimitris, MD; Benjamin C. Taylor, MD; John G. Mowbray, MD; Robert N. Steensen, MD; Steven T. Gaines, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e841-e846 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-02

Relative Risk of Different Operations for Medial Compartment Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Jerzy M. Sikorski, MD, BSc, FRACS; Joanna Zofia Sikorska, PhD, BE (Hons), MIEAust

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e847-e854 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-04

Flexion Contracture Following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: Risk Factors and Outcomes

Stuart T. Goudie, MBChB; Angela H. Deakin, PhD; Aftab Ahmad, FRCS; Rohit Maheshwari, MS, FRCS; Frederic Picard, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e855-e859 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-18

Differing Prosthetic Alignment and Femoral Component Sizing Between 2 Computer-assisted CT-free Navigation Systems in TKA

Tomoyuki Matsumoto, MD; Seiji Kubo, MD; Hirotsugu Muratsu, MD; Nobuhiro Tsumura, MD; Kazunari Ishida, MD; Takehiko Matsushita, MD; Koji Takayama, MD; Hiroshi Sasaki, MD; Shinya Oka, MD; Masahiro Kurosaka, MD; Ryosuke Kuroda, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e860-e865 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-35

Modular Megaprosthesis in Metastatic Bone Disease of the Femur

Hiroyuki Hattori, MD; Junya Mibe, MD; Kengo Yamamoto, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e871-e876 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-13

Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 Compared to Autologous Iliac Crest Bone Graft in the Treatment of Long Bone Nonunion

Marc A. Tressler, DO; Justin E. Richards, MD; D’mitri Sofianos, MD; F. Kyle Comrie, MD; Philip J. Kregor, MD; William T. Obremskey, MD, MPH

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e877-e884 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-09

Lower-limb Amputations in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus

Alejandro E. Pino, MD; Samantha Taghva, MD; Cary Chapman, MD; John H. Bowker, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e885-e892 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-16

Atypical Lipomatous Tumors/Well-differentiated Liposarcomas: Clinical Outcome of 67 Patients

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Jan Lesensky, MD; Carlo Romagnoli, MD; Marco Alberghini, MD; G. Douglas Letson, MD; Pietro Ruggieri, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e893-e898 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-11

New Computed Radiography Processing Condition for Whole-spine Radiography

Takeshi Sasagawa, MD; Junichi Kunogi, MD; Shigeru Masuyama, MD; Satoshi Ogihara, MD; Yosuke Takeuchi, MD; Yujiro Takeshita, MD; Naokazu Kamiya; Hideki Murakami, MD; Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e906-e910 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-15

Factors Affecting Interest in Orthopedics Among Female Medical Students: A Prospective Analysis

Keith Baldwin, MD, MSPT, MPH; Surena Namdari, MD, MSc; Andrea Bowers, MD; Mary Ann Keenan, MD; L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS; Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e919-e932 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-17

Case Report

Nontraumatic, Spontaneous Dislocation of Polyethylene Tibial Insert 1 Year After TKA

Russell C. Wright, BS; Andrew Crouch, BA; Stephan V. Yacoubian, MD; Raymond B. Ravan III, MD; Yuri Falkinstein, MD; Shahan V. Yacoubian, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e933-e935 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-25

Cold Saline Lavage for Removal of Incarcerated Porous Ingrowth Stems

Michael P. Ast, MD; Bryan J. Cabrera, PA-C; Frank R. DiMaio, MD; Peter Lementowski, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e936-e938 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-30

Retained Broken Outflow Cannula Recovered 6 Years Post-Knee Arthroscopy

Mohit Bansal, MD; Frank Heckl, MD; Kate English, BA

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e945-e947 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-32

Surgical Treatment for Permanent Dislocation of the Patella in Adults

Mitsuaki Noda, MD; Yasuhiro Saegusa, MD; Naoya Kashiwagi, MD; Yoichi Seto, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e948-e951 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-27

Multifocal Infection of Mycobacterium Other Than Tuberculosis Mimicking a Soft Tissue Tumor of the Extremity

Han-Soo Kim, MD; Il Hyung Park, MD; Sung Hwa Seo, MS; Ilkyu Han, MD; Hwan Seong Cho, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e952-e955 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-31

Intraosseous Ganglion With Impending Fracture of the Glenoid

Cosimo Tudisco, MD; Salvatore Bisicchia, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e956-e959 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-29

Bilateral Achilles Tendon Enlargement

Lu Huang, MD; Xu-dong Miao, MD; Di-sheng Yang, PhD; Hui-min Tao, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e960-e964 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-28

Herpes Zoster Virus: An Unusual but Potentially Treatable Cause of Sciatica and Foot Drop

Walter B. Sprenger De Rover, MRCS; Sulaiman Alazzawi, MRCS; Peter J. Hallam, MS, FRCS(TR&ORTH); Rachael Hutchinson, MD, FRCS(TR&ORTH); Livio Di Mascio, FRCS(TR&ORTH)

Orthopedics. 2011;34(12):e965-e968 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20111021-26

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