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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
  • March 2011
  • Volume 34 · Issue 3
Radiologic Case Study

Your Diagnosis?

Jeffrey Gronkiewicz, MD; Laurie M. Lomasney, MD; Terrence C. Demos, MD; Medhat Sam Gabriel, MD; Richard Garza, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):153, 231-235 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-34

Letters to the Editor
Guest Editorial

Randomized-Controlled Trials for Surgical Implants: Are Registries an Alternative?

Markus Melloh, MD, MPH; Lukas P. Staub, MD; Thomas Zweig, MD; Thomas Barz, MD; Jean-Claude Theis, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):161-163 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-03

Tips & Techniques

Arthroscopic Transpatellar Cannulated Screw Fixation of Tibia Eminence Fractures in the Adult

Kook Hyun Wang, MD; Hyoung Keun Oh, MD; Si Hoon Yoo, MD; Dong Ju Chae, MD; Hyok Woo Nam, MD; Kyung Wook Nha, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):181-185 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-16

The Cutting Edge

Pain Control Infusion Pumps: A Prospective Randomized Evaluation in Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty

Evan Argintar, MD; Bracken Armstrong, BS; Mark Zawadsky, MD; Brian Evans, MD; David Romness, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):188-195 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-18

Trauma Update

Diagnosis and Management of Necrotizing Fasciitis

Jason W. Stoneback, MD; David J. Hak, MD, MBA

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):196-202 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-20

Pharmacology Update

Pharmacologic Treatment of Neuropathic Pain Following Spinal Cord Injury

Sean DeFrates, PharmD; Aaron M. Cook, PharmD, BCPS

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):203-207 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-19

Evidence-based Medicine
Review Article
Feature Article

The Predictive Power of Preoperative Hip Range of Motion for the Development of Heterotopic Ossification

Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc; Randy M. Cohn, MD; Emily C. Skoda, BSc; Michael Walsh, PhD; Fredrick Jaffe, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):169 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-10

Subtrochanteric Transverse Shortening Osteotomy in Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty Achieved Using a Modular Stem

Hiroyasu Ogawa, MD; Yoshiki Ito, MD, PhD; Masato Shinozaki, MD; Kazu Matsumoto, MD, PhD; Katsuji Shimizu, MD, DMSc

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):170 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-24

Review of a Single Contemporary Femoral Neck Fracture Fixation Method in Young Patients

Shwan Henari, MCh, MRCSI; Michael Leonard, MCh, MRCSI; Mohammed Hamadto, MB/BCh, MRCSI; David Cogley, FRCSI, MChOrth, FRCSOrth

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):171 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-09

Local Infiltration Analgesia in TKA Patients Reduces Length of Stay and Postoperative Pain Scores

Krishna R. Tripuraneni, MD; Steven T. Woolson, MD; Nicholas J. Giori, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):173 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-11

Do Residents Perform TKAs Using Computer Navigation as Accurately as Consultants?

Christoph Schnurr, MD; Peer Eysel, MD; Dietmar Pierre König, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):174 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-05

Does Electric Stimulation of the Vastus Medialis Muscle Influence Rehabilitation After Total Knee Replacement?

Kyriakos Avramidis, MD, MSc, FRCS(Ed); Theofilos Karachalios, MD, DSc, PhD; Konstantinos Popotonasios, MD; Dimitrios Sacorafas, MD; Athanasios A. Papathanasiades, MD, PhD; Konstantinos N. Malizos, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):175 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-06

Heterotopic Ossification Revisited

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Panayotis N. Soucacos, MD, FACS; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):177 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-08

The Use of Near-Infrared Spectrometry for the Diagnosis of Lower-extremity Compartment Syndrome

Jason T. Bariteau, MD; Bryan G. Beutel, BS; Robin Kamal, MD; Roman Hayda, MD; Christopher Born, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):178 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-12

Causative Organisms and Their Antibiotic Resistance Patterns for Childhood Septic Arthritis in China Between 1989 and 2008

Fang Yu, MD; Hua Liu, MD; Kang-hua Li, MD; Guang-hua Lei, MD, PhD; Shu-guang Gao, MD; You Chen, MD; Tang Liu, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):179 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-13

Surgical Treatment of Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis: Long-term Clinical Radiographic Outcomes

Ming Li, MD; Yu Shen, MD; Zhong-li Gao, MD; Xiu-tong Fang, MD; Yang Xie, MD; Chuan-feng Wang; Ying-chuan Zhao, MD; Xiao-dong Zhu, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):180 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-14

Case Reports

Femoral Head Stress Fracture: An Unknown Complication Following Sugioka’s Transtrochanteric Rotational Osteotomy

Pranit Chotai, MBBS; Won Yong Shon, MD, PhD; Dong Hun Suh, MD, PhD; Seung Beom Han, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):221 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-25

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis in an Adult With Panhypopituitarism

Ming-Hsiao Hu, MD; Yu-Ming Jian, MD; Yon-Te Hsueh, MD; Wei-Hsin Lin, MD; Rong-Sen Yang, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):222 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-27

Intratendinous Tophaceous Gout Imitating Patellar Tendonitis in an Athletic Man

Jeremy M. Gililland, MD; Nicholas P. Webber, MD; Kevin B. Jones, MD; R. Lor Randall, MD; Stephen K. Aoki, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):223 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-33

Osteolytic Lesion of the Tibial Diaphysis After Cementless TKA

Brian A. Vernon, MD; Alexander J. Bollinger, MS; Kevin L. Garvin, MD; Sean V. McGarry, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):224 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-30

Intra-articular Knee Mass in a 51-year-old Woman

Patrick F. Bergin, MD; Charles Milchteim, MD; Gregory P. Beaulieu, MD; Kathleen A. Brindle, MD; Arnold M. Schwartz, MD, PhD; Craig R. Faulks, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):225 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-31

Clavicular Fracture and Upper-Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis

Mohammad Taghi Peivandi, MD; Zohreh Nazemian, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):227 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-28

Sesamoid Arthritis Mimicking Trigger Thumb

Ji Yeong Kim, MD; Jung Hwan Sung, MD; Jeong Gook Seo, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):228 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-26

Compartment Syndrome in Patients With Massive Venous Thrombosis After Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement

Addisu Mesfin, MD; Ying Wei Lum, MD; Tariq Nayfeh, MD, PhD; Simon C. Mears, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):229 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-23

Successful Treatment of a Bifocal Eosinophilic Granuloma of the Spine With CT-guided Corticosteroid Injection

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Eugenio Rimondi, MD; Giuseppe Ussia, MD; Giuseppe Rossi, MD; Pietro Ruggieri, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(3):230 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110124-29

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