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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 2012
  • Volume 35 · Issue 10
Radiologic Case Study

Radiologic Case Study

Scott Tyson, MD; Patricia Delzell, MD; Naveen Subhas, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):829, 906-907 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-01

Guest Editorial
Tips & Techniques

Centromedullary Manipulation and Stabilization of Completely Displaced Proximal Humerus Fractures in Adolescents

Biju Sankar, MS(Orth), FRCSEd(Tr&Orth); Simon Nicholson, MRes, MRCS(Eng); Philip David Henman, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):856-860 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-03


Shoulder Replacement Surgery

T. Bradley Edwards, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):865-866 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-05

The Cutting Edge

Contact Pressure in the Wrist During Computer Mouse Work

Jong Woo Kang, MD; Dong Ho Kum, MD; Jung Ro Yoon, MD, PhD; Yong Seuk Lee, MD, PhD; Woo Joo Jeon, MD; Jong Woong Park, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):867-871 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-06

Pharmacology Update

Getting Under the Skin of Adverse Drug Reactions

Carolyn Hempel, PharmD; Craig Martin, PharmD, BCPS

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):872-876 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-07

Trauma Update

Acute Management of Open Fractures: Proposal of a New Multidisciplinary Algorithm

Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FRCS; James R. Bailey, MD; Richard J. Bowles, MD; Connie Price, MD; Duke Hasson, MD; David J. Hak, MD, MBA; Philip F. Stahel, MD, FACS

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):877-881 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-08

Evidence-based Medicine
CME Review Article

Hematogenous Pyogenic Spinal Infection: Current Perceptions

Panagiotis Korovessis, MD, PhD; Thomas Repantis, MD, PhD; Alexander G. Hadjipavlou, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):885-892 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-11

Feature Article

Cost Comparison of Cementless Versus Cemented Hemiarthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures

Krishna R. Tripuraneni, MD; Joshua T. Carothers, MD; Daniel W. Junick, MD; Michael J. Archibeck, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1461-e1464 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-12

Estimating the Transfusion Risk Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

Issaq Ahmed, BEng (Hons), MRCS Ed; Julian K.K. Chan, MBChB; Paul Jenkins, MRCS Ed; Ivan Brenkel, FRCS Ed; Philip Walmsley, FRCS Ed

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1465-e1471 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-13

Measured Flexion Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

Kenny T. Mai, MD; Christopher A. Verioti, DO; Mary E. Hardwick, MSN; Kace A. Ezzet, MD; Steven N. Copp, MD; Clifford W. Colwell Jr., MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1472-e1475 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-14

Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism in Fractures Around and Below the Knee With Physical Prophylaxis

Takahiro Niikura, MD; Sang Yang Lee, MD; Keisuke Oe, MD; Akihiro Koh, MD; Takaaki Koga, MD; Yoshihiro Dogaki, MD; Etsuko Okumachi, MD; Yoshitada Sakai, MD; Toshihiro Akisue, MD; Ryosuke Kuroda, MD; Masahiro Kurosaka, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1476-e1482 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-15

Inter- and Intraobserver Reliability of the Radiographic Diagnosis and Treatment of Acromioclavicular Joint Separations

Matthew J. Kraeutler, BS; Gerald R. Williams, MD; Steven B. Cohen, MD; Michael G. Ciccotti, MD; Bradford S. Tucker, MD; Joshua S. Dines, MD; David W. Altchek, MD; Christopher C. Dodson, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1483-e1487 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-16

Risk Factors for Failed Closed Reduction of Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures

John D. Beck, MD; John T. Riehl, MD; Blake E. Moore, MD; John H. Deegan, BS; Jennifer Sartorius, MS; John Graham, PhD; William M. Mirenda, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1492-e1496 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-18

Outcome of a Dynamic Neutralization System for the Spine

George Sapkas, MD, DSc; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Konstantinos A. Starantzis, MD; Konstantinos Soultanis, MD; Zinon T. Kokkalis, MD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1497-e1502 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-19

Stand-alone Anchored Spacer Versus Anterior Plate for Multilevel Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion

Lili Yang, MD, PhD; Yifei Gu, MD; Lei Liang, MD; Rui Gao, MD; Sheng Shi, MD; Jueqian Shi, MD; Wen Yuan, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1503-e1510 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-20

Fixation Strength of PMMA-augmented Pedicle Screws After Depth Adjustment in a Synthetic Bone Model of Osteoporosis

Szu-Han Ying, MD; Hung-Chan Kao, PhD; Ming-Chau Chang, MD; Wing-Kuang Yu, MD; Shih-Tien Wang, MD; Chien-Lin Liu, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1511-e1516 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-21

Comparative Study of Unilateral and Bilateral Pedicle Screw Fixation in Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Youzhuan Xie, MD, PhD; Hui Ma, MD; Hua Li, MD; Wei Ding, MD; Changqing Zhao, MD, PhD; Pu Zhang, MD; Jie Zhao, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1517-e1523 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-22

Biomechanical Comparison of Endplate Forces Generated by Uniaxial Screws and Monoaxial Pedicle Screws

David A. Essig, MD; Christopher P. Miller, MD; Ming Xiao, PhD; Paul Ivancic, PhD; Kola Jegede, MD; Raghav Badrinath, BS; Brian G. Smith, MD; Jonathan N. Grauer, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1528-e1532 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-24

Case Report

Bone Impaction Grafting of the Lateral Femoral Condyle in a Pediatric Patient

Jimmy J. Jiang, MD; Waqas M. Hussain, MD; Robert J. Bielski, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1533-e1536 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-25

Bilateral Neglected Posterior Fracture–Dislocation of the Shoulders

Zinon T. Kokkalis, MD; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Efstathios G. Ballas, MD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc; Aristides B. Zoubos, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1537-e1541 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-26

Malignant Soft Tissue Tumors of the Biceps Muscle Mistaken for Proximal Biceps Tendon Rupture

Gof Tantisricharoenkul, MD; Eric W. Tan, MD; Laura M. Fayad, MD; Edward F. McCarthy, MD; Edward G. McFarland, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1548-e1552 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-28

Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in a 9-year-old Boy With Acromicric Dysplasia

Levent Buluc, MD; Ozgur Selek, MD; Yasemin Aranay, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1553-e1555 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-29

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of a Cystic Pilomatricoma in an Ankle Joint

Jang Gyu Cha, MD; Young Koo Lee, MD; Hee Kyung Kim, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1562-e1565 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-31

Late Malignant Transformation of Giant Cell Tumor of Bone 41 Years After Primary Surgery

Masaru Kadowaki, MD; Soichiro Yamamoto, MD, PhD; Yuji Uchio, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1566-e1570 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-32

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Induced by Rare Chronic Tophaceous Gout in a 29-year-old Man

Feizhou Lu, MD; Jianyuan Jiang, MD; Fan Zhang, MD; Xinlei Xia, MD; Lixun Wang, MD; Xiaosheng Ma, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):e1571-e1575 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120919-33

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