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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
  • November 2012
  • Volume 35 · Issue 11
Radiologic Case Study

Radiologic Case Study

Ashwin V. Hampole, MD; Laurie M. Lomasney, MD; Gerald A. Charnogursky, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):913, 984-987 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-01

Guest Editorial

Do We Need to Treat Tennis Elbow?

Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):921-922 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-03

Tips & Techniques

Novel Technique for Passing Tendon Grafts Through Bone Tunnels

Jeffrey A. Levy, DO; Gerald L. Farber, MD; Kenneth F. Taylor, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):944-946 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-04

Novel Technique for Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Elbow

Daniel C. Acevedo, MD; Brian Lee, MD; Raffy Mirzayan, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):947-951 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-05


Spinopelvic Tumor Resection and Reconstruction

Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):952-954 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-06

The Cutting Edge

Ideal Position for Thumb Interphalangeal Arthrodesis in the Era of Smartphones and Text Communication

Jeffrey Yao, MD; Min Jung Park, MD, MMSc; Drew Davis, MD; James Chang, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):955-957 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-07

Sports Medicine Update
Evidence-based Medicine
Ask the Experts
CME Review Article

Bone Grafting in Shoulder Arthroplasty

Jonathan C. Riboh, MD; Grant E. Garrigues, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):966-973 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-11

Feature Article

Changing Transfusion Practice in Total Hip Arthroplasty: Observational Study of the Reduction of Blood Use Over 6 Years

Paul M. Robinson, MBChB, BMedSci, MRCS; Nnamdi Obi, MBBS, BSc, MRCS; Timothy Harrison, BSc, MRCS; James Jeffery, FRCS(Orth&Tr)

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1586-e1591 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-13

Use of Redon Drains in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Has No Clinically Relevant Benefits

Philipp von Roth, MD; Carsten Perka, MD; Katharina Dirschedl, MS; Hermann O. Mayr, MD; Ludwig Ensthaler, PhD; Bernd Preininger, MD; Robert Hube, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1592-e1595 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-14

Template-directed Instrumentation in Total Knee Arthroplasty: Cost Savings Analysis

Andrew R. Hsu, MD; Christopher E. Gross, MD; Sanjeev Bhatia, MD; Brett R. Levine, MD, MS

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1596-e1600 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-15

Arthroscopic Excision of Os Acromiale: Effects on Deltoid Function and Strength

Peter T. Campbell, FRACS; Nasir M. Nizlan, MS(Orth); Allan P. Skirving, FRCS

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1601-e1605 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-16

Plating of Proximal Humeral Fractures

Frank Martetschläger, MD; Sebastian Siebenlist, MD; Michael Weier; Gunther Sandmann, MD; Philipp Ahrens, MD; Karl Braun, MD; Florian Elser, MD; Ulrich Stöckle, MD; Thomas Freude, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1606-e1612 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-17

Locking Versus Nonlocking Palmar Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures

Michael Osti, MD; Christoph Mittler, MD; Richard Zinnecker, MD; Christoph Westreicher, MD; Clemens Allhoff, MD; Karl Peter Benedetto, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1613-e1617 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-18

Relationship Between Implant Use, Operative Time, and Costs Associated With Distal Biceps Tendon Reattachment

John A. Grant, MD, PhD, FRCSC; Benjamin Bissell, MD; Mark E. Hake, MD; Bruce S. Miller, MD, MS; Richard E. Hughes, PhD; James E. Carpenter, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1618-e1624 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-19

Distraction Arthrolysis of Posttraumatic Elbow Stiffness With a Hinged External Fixator

Jianwei Wang, MD; Hang Li, MD; Qiang Zheng, MD; Gang Feng, MD; Jianbing Li, MD; Zhijun Pan, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1625-e1630 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-20

Open Reduction and Intramedullary Nail Fixation of Closed Tibial Fractures

Julius A. Bishop, MD; Gregory D. Dikos, MD; Dayne Mickelson, MD; David P. Barei, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1631-e1634 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-21

Delineation of Alar Ligament Morphology: Comparison of Magnetic Resonance Imaging at 1.5 and 3 Tesla

Peter Schmidt, MD; Thomas E. Mayer, MD; Robert Drescher, MD, MA

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1635-e1639 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-22

Lower-extremity Weight-bearing Compliance Is Maintained Over Time After Biofeedback Training

Joshua W. Hustedt, BA; Daniel J. Blizzard, BS; Michael R. Baumgaertner, MD; Michael P. Leslie, DO; Jonathan N. Grauer, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1644-e1648 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-24

Effect of Work-hour Restrictions and Resident Turnover in Orthopedic Trauma

Michael Aynardi, MD; Adam G. Miller, MD; Fabio Orozco, MD; Alvin Ong, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1649-e1654 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-25

Case Report

Paradoxical Cerebral Embolism After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Brian W. Hill, MD; Hanwei Huang, MD, PhD; Mengnai Li, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1659-e1663 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-28

Total Knee Arthroplasty in a Patient With Skeletal Fluorosis

Mark Paiste, DO; Mathew Levine, DO, MPH; James V. Bono, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1664-e1667 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-29

Posttraumatic Chronic Patellar Dislocation Treated by Distal Femoral Osteotomy and Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction

Balaji Purushothaman, MRCS; Amit Agarwal, MS, DNB, MCh; Matt Dawson, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1668-e1672 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-30

Pulmonary Embolism After Shoulder Arthroscopy

Richard Edgar, BS; Sameer Nagda, MD; Russell Huffman, MD, MPH; Surena Namdari, MD, MSc

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1673-e1676 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-31

Recurrent Posterior Shoulder Instability After Rifle Shooting

Jae-Ho Cho, MD; Nam-Su Chung, MD; Hyung-Keun Song, MD; Doo-Hyung Lee, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1677-e1679 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-32

Ulnar Nerve Palsy Associated With Closed Midshaft Forearm Fractures

Seigo Suganuma, MD; Kaoru Tada, MD; Hiroyuki Hayashi, MD; Takeshi Segawa, MD; Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(11):e1680-e1683 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121023-33

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