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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 2012
  • Volume 35 · Issue 3
Radiologic Case Study

Radiologic Case Study

Janice Hsu, MD; Terrence C. Demos, MD; Laurie M. Lomasney, MD; Erika J. Mitchell, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):165, 246-250 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-04

Guest Editorial

Expandable Prostheses for the Leg in Children

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):173-175 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-03

Tips & Techniques

Tension Suture Fixation Using 2 Washers for Proximal Humeral Fractures

Chul-Hyun Cho, MD, PhD; Gu-Hee Jung, MD; Kwang-Soon Song, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):202-205 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-05


Musculoskeletal Tumors

Bennie G.P. Lindeque, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):206-207 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-06

The Cutting Edge

Epidemiology of Meniscal Injury Associated With ACL Tears in Young Athletes

Kelly G. Kilcoyne, MD; Jonathan F. Dickens, MD; Erik Haniuk, BS; Kenneth L. Cameron, PhD, MPH, ATC; Brett D. Owens, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):208-212 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-07

Pharmacology Update

Management of Postoperative Ileus

Melissa Thompson, PharmD, BS; Barbara Magnuson, PharmD, BCNSP

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):213-217 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-08

Sports Medicine Update
CME Review Article

Relationship Between Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Following THA and TKA

Jose Bosque, MD; Sheldon I. Coleman, MD; Paul Di Cesare, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):228-233 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-12

CME Quiz
Evidence-based Medicine
Feature Article

15-year Comparison of Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty With Anatomical or High Cup Placement for Crowe I to III Hip Dysplasia

Takashi Murayama, MD; Hideo Ohnishi, MD, PhD; Satoshi Okabe, MD; Hiroshi Tsurukami, MD, PhD; Toshiharu Mori, MD, PhD; Nariaki Nakura, MD; Soshi Uchida, MD, PhD; Akinori Sakai, MD, PhD; Toshitaka Nakamura, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e313-e318 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-28

Hemodynamically Unstable Pelvic Fracture Management by Advanced Trauma Life Support Guidelines Results in High Mortality

Zhiyong Hou, MD; Wade R. Smith, MD; Kent A. Strohecker, MS; Thomas R. Bowen, MD; Kaan Irgit, MD; Susan M. Baro, DO; Steven J. Morgan, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e319-e324 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-29

Rotating-hinge Total Knee for Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty

Alessandro Bistolfi, MD; Giuseppe Massazza, MD; Federica Rosso, MD; Maurizio Crova, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e325-e330 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-34

Xenograft Scaffold Full-wrap Reinforcement of Krackow Achilles Tendon Repair

Jacob M. Wisbeck, MD; Brent G. Parks, MSc; Lew C. Schon, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e331-e334 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-41

In Vivo Testing of Knee Stability After Rotating-hinge Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Comparison of 2 Knee Systems

Joerg Friesenbichler, MD; Mathias Glehr, MD; Patrick Sadoghi, MD; Werner Maurer-Ertl, MD; Florian Ott, MD; Andreas Leithner, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e335-e342 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-20

Patelloplasty Versus Traditional Total Knee Arthroplasty for Osteoarthritis

Ye-qing Sun, MD; Bo Yang, MS; Song-lin Tong, MD; Jian Sun, MS; Yu-chang Zhu, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e343-e348 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-14

Peripheral Nerve Injuries Following Gunshot Fracture of the Humerus

Michael J. Bercik, MD; Joseph Kingsbery, BS; Asif M. Ilyas, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e349-e352 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-18

Outcomes of Elderly Patients With Proximal Femoral Fractures According to Positive Criteria for Surgical Treatment

Daichi Ishimaru, MD; Hiroyasu Ogawa, MD, PhD; Masato Maeda, MD; Katsuji Shimizu, MD, DMSc

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e353-e358 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-21

Treatment of Complicated Tibial Plateau Fractures With Dual Plating Via a 2-incision Technique

Yong Zhang, MD; De-gang Fan, MD; Bao-an Ma, MD; Si-guo Sun, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e359-e364 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-27

Prospective Outcomes of Arthroscopic Treatment of Dorsal Wrist Ganglia

Hamidreza Aslani, MD; Arvin Najafi, MD; Zohre Zaaferani, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e365-e370 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-13

Comparison of Phenol and Argon Beam Coagulation as Adjuvant Therapies in the Treatment of Stage 2 and 3 Benign–Aggressive Bone Tumors

Joseph Benevenia, MD; Francis R. Patterson, MD; Kathleen S. Beebe, MD; Mina M. Abdelshahed, MD; Anthony D. Uglialoro, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e371-e378 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-22

Chondrosarcomas Revisited

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Marco Gambarotti, MD; Andrea Angelini, MD; Emanuela Palmerini, MD; Eric L. Staals, MD; Pietro Ruggieri, MD, PhD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e379-e390 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-30

Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Tibial Intercalary Allografts After Tumor Resection

Germán L. Farfalli, MD; Luis Aponte-Tinao, MD; Lucas Lopez-Millán, MD; Miguel A. Ayerza, MD; D. Luis Muscolo, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e391-e396 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-25

Allograft Arthrodesis of the Knee for Giant Cell Tumors

Chaoliang Lv, PhD; Chongqi Tu, PhD; Li Min, PhD; Hong Duan, MS

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e397-e402 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-17

Segmental Anterior Decompression and Fusion for Multilevel Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament

Sun Qizhi, MD; Wang Xuelei, MD; Yang Lili, MD; Liang Lei, MD; Chen Linwei, MD; Liu Yang, MD; Zhang Ying, MD; Yuan Wen, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e403-e408 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-38

Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA in the Sclerotic Spinal Wall

Jianwei Si, MD; Guangqi Geng, MS; Zili Wang, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e409-e413 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-26

Review of Medicolegal Cases for Cauda Equina Syndrome: What Factors Lead to an Adverse Outcome for the Provider?

Eldra W. Daniels, BS; Zachary Gordon, MD; Keisha French, BS; Uri M. Ahn, MD; Nicholas U. Ahn, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e414-e419 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-15

Orthopedic Specialty Hospitals: Centers of Excellence or Greed Machines?

Neil Badlani, MD, MBA; Scott Boden, MD; Frank Phillips, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e420-e425 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-31

Case Report

Rotational Acetabular Osteotomy for Habitual Hip Dislocation With Posterior Acetabular Wall Deficiency in Patients With Down Syndrome

Takashi Imagama, MD; Hiroshi Tanaka, MD; Atsunori Tokushige, MD; Ryo Date, MD; Toshihiro Seki, MD; Akihito Sakka, MD; Toshihiko Taguchi, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e426-e429 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-33

Ulnar Fracture With Late Radial Head Dislocation: Delayed Monteggia Fracture

Andrea Stitgen, BS; James J. McCarthy, MD; Blaise A. Nemeth, MD; Kathryn Garrels, MD; Kenneth J. Noonan, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e434-e437 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-35

Clavicle Nonunion in a 10-year-old Boy

Neema Pourtaheri, MD; Allan M. Strongwater, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e442-e443 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-36

Avascular Necrosis of the Hamate Treated With Capitohamate and Lunatohamate Intercarpal Fusion

George A. Mazis, MD; Vasileios I. Sakellariou, MD, PhD; Zinon T. Kokkalis, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e444-e447 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-39

Soft Tissue Tumor Recurrence After Intramedullary Stabilization of Impending Pathologic Fractures

Daniel P. Pap, MD; Joel L. Mayerson, MD; Thomas J. Scharschmidt, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e448-e452 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-43

Giant Cell Tumor Expanded Into the Thoracic Cavity With Spinal Involvement

Satoru Demura, MD; Norio Kawahara, MD; Hideki Murakami, MD; Tomoyuki Akamaru, MD; Satoshi Kato, MD; Makoto Oda, MD; Katsuro Tomita, MD; Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e453-e456 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-42

Brace Treatment Resulting in Overcorrection of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Donald W. Hohman, MD; Michael R. Ferrick, MD; Lars Mikael Qvick, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(3):e457-e459 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120222-40

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