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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
  • September 2011
  • Volume 32 · Issue 9
Radiologic Case Study

Radiologic Case Study

Terrence C. Demos, MD; Teresa M. Edwards, MD; Laurie M. Lomasney, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):641-733 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-49

Guest Editorial

Current Concepts in Joint Replacement

A. Seth Greenwald, DPhil(Oxon)

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):649-650 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-01

Tips & Techniques

Flexor Tendon Injuries

Scott D. Lifchez, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):710-711 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-13

Pharmacology Update

Drug Shortages: Causes and Cautions

Tara D. Mullins; Aaron M. Cook, PharmD, BCPS

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):712-714 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-15

Trauma Update

Management of Talar Neck Fractures

David J. Hak, MD, MBA; Shishui Lin, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):715-721 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-16

Evidence-based Medicine

Robotic Guidance in Total Hip Arthroplasty: The Shape of Things to Come

Lawrence D. Dorr, MD; Richard E. Jones, MD; Douglas E. Padgett, MD; Mark Pagnano, MD; Amar S. Ranawat, MD; Robert T. Trousdale, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):652 https://doi.org/10.3928/010477447-20110714-30

Dual Poly Liner Mobility Optimizes Wear and Stability in THA: Opposes

Matthew C. Lyons, MBBS, FRACS; Steven J. MacDonald, MD, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):659 https://doi.org/10.3928/010477447-20110714-24

The Posterior Approach in THR: Assuring Capsular Stability

Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD; Morteza Meftah, MD; Hollis G. Potter, MD; Amar S. Ranawat, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):660 https://doi.org/10.3928/010477447-20110714-33

Stubby Stems: Good Things Come in Small Packages

Adolph V. Lombardi Jr, MD; Keith R. Berend, MD; Vincent Y. Ng, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):664 https://doi.org/10.3928/10477447-20110714-26

Minimizing Infection Risk: Fortune Favors the Prepared Mind

Michael J. Dunbar, MD, FRCSC, PhD; Glen Richardson, MD, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):665 https://doi.org/10.3928/10477447-20110714-31

Use of a Barbed Suture in the Closure of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Wounds

Brett R. Levine, MD, MS; Nicholas Ting, MD; Craig J. Della Valle, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):672 https://doi.org/10.3928/10477447-20110714-35

The Pseudo ALT Periprosthetic Fracture: It’s Really a B2

Andrew P. Van Houwelingen, MD, FRCSC; Clive P. Duncan, MB, MSc, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):674 https://doi.org/10.3928/10477447-20110714-27

Cancellous Impaction Grafting in Femoral Revision THA

Douglas E. Padgett, MD; Stefan Kinkel, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):675 https://doi.org/10.3928/10477447-20110714-36


Semon Bader, MD; Anthony Miniaci, MD, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):678 https://doi.org/10.3928/10477447-20110714-38

Does Preoperative Patellofemoral Joint State Affect Medial Unicompartmental Arthroplasty Survival?

Keith R. Berend, MD; Adolph V. Lombardi Jr, MD; Michael J. Morris, MD; Jason M. Hurst, MD; Joseph J. Kavolus, BA

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):679 https://doi.org/10.3928/10477447-20110714-39

TKA Sans Tourniquet: Let It Bleed: Opposes

David J. Whitehead, MBChB, FRACS; Steven J. MacDonald, MD, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):680 https://doi.org/10.3928/10477447-20110714-44

Neutral Mechanical Alignment: A Requirement for Successful TKA: Affirms

Adolph V. Lombardi Jr, MD; Keith R. Berend, MD; Vincent Y. Ng, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):691 https://doi.org/10.3928/10477447-20110714-40

Why Knees Fail in 2011: Patient, Surgeon, or Device?

Steven J. Fitzgerald, MD; Robert T. Trousdale, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):694 https://doi.org/10.3928/10477447-20110714-45

Wound Healing Problems in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Shawn Garbedian, MD, FRCSC; Amir Sternheim, MD; David Backstein, MD, MEd, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):695 https://doi.org/10.3928/10477447-20110714-42

Instability in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty

Daniel J. Del gaizo, MD; Craig J. Della Valle, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):696 https://doi.org/10.3928/10477447-20110714-46

Feature Article

The Efficacy of Multimodal High-volume Wound Infiltration in Primary Total Hip Replacement

Purnajyoti Banerjee, MBBS, MRCSEd; Nikolaos V. Bardakos, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):e522-e529 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-11

Experimental Study on Phase-contrast Imaging With Synchrotron Hard X-ray for Repairing Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head

Wei Sun, MD; Zi-Rong Li, MD; Yu-Run Yang, MD; Zhen-Cai Shi, MD; Bailiang Wang, MD; Bingli Liu, MD; Shaohui Shi, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):e530-e534 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-07

Factors Predicting Health-related Quality of Life in Knee Osteoarthritis Among Community-dwelling Women in Japan: The Hizen-Oshima Study

Takahiro Norimatsu, MD; Makoto Osaki, MD, PhD; Masato Tomita, MD, PhD; Zhaojia Ye, MD, PhD; Yasuyo Abe, MD, PhD; Sumihisa Honda, PhD; Mitsuo Kanagae, PhD; Satoshi Mizukami, MS; Noboru Takamura, MD, PhD; Yosuke Kusano, MD, PhD; Hiroyuki Shindo, MD, PhD; Kiyoshi Aoyagi, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):e535-e540 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-04

Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty Performed in Operating Rooms Following Cases of Known Infection

Surena Namdari, MD, MSc; Pramod B. Voleti, MD; Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MSPT, MPH; Gwo-Chin Lee, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):e541-e545 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-09

Is Repetitive Intraoperative Splash Basin Use a Source of Bacterial Contamination in Total Joint Replacement?

Sergio A. Glait, MD; Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc; Steven Gould, MD; Joseph Bosco, MD; James Slover, MD, MS

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):e546-e549 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-06

An Analysis of the Hip and Knee Reconstruction Section of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination

Michael B. Cross, MD; Daryl C. Osbahr, MD; Denis Nam, MD; Keith R. Reinhardt, MD; Mathias P.G. Bostrom, MD; Joshua S. Dines, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):e550-e555 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-10

Acromioclavicular Joint Pain in Patients With Adhesive Capsulitis: A Prospective Outcome Study

Oke A. Anakwenze, MD; Jason E. Hsu, MD; Jae S. Kim, MS; Joseph A. Abboud, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):e556-e560 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-05

Long-term Effectiveness of Sorbie-QUESTOR Elbow Arthroplasty: Single Surgeon’s Series of 15 Years

Charles Sorbie, MB, ChB, FRCS(E), FRSC(C); Gerald Saunders; Patricia Carson, BSc(Hon), BEd; Wilma M. Hopman, MA; Sandra J. Olney, PhD; Janet Sorbie, MD, FCFP

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):e561-e569 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-08

Intraoperative Ultrasound Assistance for Excision of Impalpable Musculoskeletal Soft Tissue Tumors

Germán L. Farfalli, MD; Luis A. Aponte-Tinao, MD; Alejandro Rasumoff, MD; Miguel A. Ayerza, MD; D. Luis Muscolo, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):e570-e573 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-03

Case Report

Recurrent Hemarthrosis After Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty

Kunihiro Asanuma, MD, PhD; Haruo Ito, MD; Akito Ogawa, MD; Yumiko Asanuma, MD, PhD; Tomoaki Yoshikawa, MD, PhD; Masahiro Hasegawa, MD, PhD; Akihiro Sudo, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):e578-e580 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-20

Subacromial Osteochondroma

Michael T. Lu, MD; Joseph A. Abboud, MD

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):e581-e583 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-19

Acute Compartment Syndrome of the Forearm Secondary to Infection Within the Space of Parona

Wiqqas Jamil, MRCS; Irfan Khan, MRCS; Paul Robinson, MRCS; Ramesh Thalava, FRCS

Orthopedics. 2011;32(9):e584-e587 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20110714-18

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