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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
  • August 2011
  • Volume 34 · Issue 8
Radiologic Case Study

Radiologic Case Study

Flavia A. Sakamoto, MD; Carl S. Winalski, MD; Karen Fritchie, MD; Steven A. Lietman, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):561-631 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-34

Tips & Techniques

Minimally Invasive Sacroiliac Joint Fusion

Frank M. Phillips, MD; Steven R. Garfin, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):600-601 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-20

Sports Medicine Update

Outcomes of Cervical and Lumbar Disk Herniations in Major League Baseball Pitchers

David W. Roberts, MD; Gilbert J. Roc, MD; Wellington K. Hsu, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):602-609 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-23

Evidence-based Medicine
CME Review Article
CME Quiz
Feature Article

Total Hip Arthroplasty With Shortening Osteotomy in Congenital Major Hip Dislocation Sequelae

Dante Dallari, MD; Giovanni Pignatti, MD; Cesare Stagni, MD; Gianluca Giavaresi, MD; Nicolandrea Del Piccolo, MD; Nicola Rani, MD; Francesca Veronesi, BSc; Milena Fini, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e328-e333 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-14

Arthrodiatasis for Management of Knee Osteoarthritis

Tarek A. Aly, MD, PhD; Kamal Hafez, MD; Osama Amin, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e338-e343 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-17

A Biomechanical Comparison of Patellar Tendon Repair Materials in a Bovine Model

David C. Flanigan, MD; Michael Bloomfield, MD; Jason Koh, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e344-e348 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-13

Medial Malleolar Fractures: A Biomechanical Study of Fixation Techniques

T. Ty Fowler, MD; Kevin J. Pugh, MD; Alan S. Litsky, MD, ScD; Benjamin C. Taylor, MD; Bruce G. French, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e349-e355 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-09

Management of Combined Bone Defect and Limb-length Discrepancy After Tibial Chronic Osteomyelitis

Tang Liu, MD; Xiangsheng Zhang, MD; Zhihong Li, MD; Dan Peng, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e363-e367 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-12

A Qualitative and Quantitative Needs Assessment of Pain Management for Hospitalized Orthopedic Patients

Grace A. Cordts, MD, MS, MPH; Marian S. Grant, DNP, CRNP; Lynsey E. Brandt, MD, PharmD; Simon C. Mears, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e368-e373 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-11

Are Terminally Threaded Guide Pins From Cannulated Screw Systems Dangerous?

Walker Flannery, BS; Joshua Balts, BS; James J. McCarthy, MD; Jeffrey Swick, BS; Kenneth J. Noonan, MD; Jeremy Olson, BS

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e374-e377 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-16

The In Vitro Elution Characteristics of Antifungal-loaded PMMA Bone Cement and Calcium Sulfate Bone Substitute

Christopher Grimsrud, MD, PhD; Raymond Raven, MD; A.W. Fothergill, MA, MBA; Hubert T. Kim, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e378-e381 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-05

Age-related Biological Characterization of Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells in Human Articular Cartilage

Hong-Xing Chang, MD; Liu Yang, MD, PhD; Zhong Li, MD, PhD; Guangxing Chen, MD, PhD; Gang Dai, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e382-e388 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-06

Posterior Short-segmental Fixation Combined With Intermediate Screws vs Conventional Intersegmental Fixation for Monosegmental Thoracolumbar Fractures

Ji-wei Tian, MD; Lei Wang, MD; Tian Xia, MD; Cheng-yi Liu, MD; Qing-hua Zhao, MD; Shuang-hai Dong, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e389-e396 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-08

Systematic Review of Cohort Studies Comparing Surgical Treatment for Multilevel Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: Anterior vs Posterior Approach

Junjie Xu, MD; Kai Zhang, MD; MA XiangYang, MD; QingShui Yin, MD; ZengHui Wu, MD; Hong Xia, MD; ZhiYun Wang, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e397-e402 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-15

Long-term Outcomes Following En Bloc Resection for Sacral Tumor: A Retrospective Analysis of 93 Cases

Zhi-yu Zhang, MD, PhD; Chang-feng Fu, MD; Ying-xin Yang, MD; Li-qiang Wang, MD; Yan Cui, MD; Yi Liu, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e403-e407 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-18

Case Report

Three Cases of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis in One Family

Nathan W. Skelley, BS; Derek F. Papp, MD; Dirk Leu, MD; M. Catherine Sargent, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e408-e412 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-28

Total Knee Arthroplasty in a Patient With Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism

Michael R. Fraser Jr, MD; V. Franklin Sechriest II, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e413-e417 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-30

Amputation of Finger by Horse Bite With Complete Avulsion of Both Flexor Tendons

Lior Koren, MD; Shalom Stahl, MD; Alexey Rovitsky, MD; Eli Peled, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e421-e423 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-26

Percutaneous Distraction Lengthening in Brachymetacarpia

Alexander D. Volpi, BS; Austin T. Fragomen, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e424-e427 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-29

Malignant Granular Cell Tumor of the Thigh

John S. Hwang, BS; Kathleen S. Beebe, MD; Javier Rojas, MD; Stephen R. Peters, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e428-e431 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-31

Osteoid Osteoma of the Great Toe

Hiroyuki Hattori, MD; Katsumi Takase, MD; Akira Morohashi, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e432-e435 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-33

Imaging Presentation Highly Manifested as Tuberculosis in a Case of Spinal Metastatic Carcinoma

Chuang-Yi Zheng, MM; Dong-Xin Liu, MD; Shao-Wei Luo, MM; Shi-Xin Du, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;34(8):e436-e438 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110627-32

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