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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
  • April 2012
  • Volume 35 · Issue 4
Radiologic Case Study

Your Diagnosis?

Michael P. Silverstein, BS; Isador H. Lieberman, MD; Selvon St. Clair, MD, PhD; Mark Kayanja, MD, PhD; Laura W. Bancroft, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):257, 344-347 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-02

Tips & Techniques

Infections in Orthopedics

Albert Aboulafia, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):292-293 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-04

The Cutting Edge

Effect of Social Media in Health Care and Orthopedic Surgery

Jenine Saleh; Brooke S. Robinson, MPH; Nathan W. Kugler, MSIV; Kenneth D. Illingworth, MD; Pranay Patel, MSIV; Khaled J. Saleh, BSc, MD, MSc, FRCS(C), MHCM

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):294-297 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-05

Pharmacology Update

Preventing the Harm of a Closer Look: Contrast-induced Nephropathy in Adults

Martina C. Holder, PharmD; Daniel A. Lewis, PharmD, BCPS; P. Shane Winstead, PharmD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):298-303 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-06

Trauma Update

Evolution and Development of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Protocol: A Historical Perspective

David S. Radvinsky, MD; Richard S. Yoon, MD; Paul J. Schmitt, MD; Charles J. Prestigiacomo, MD; Kenneth G. Swan, MD; Frank A. Liporace, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):305-311 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-07

Evidence-based Medicine
Ask the Experts

Management of an Infected THA

Gwo-Chin Lee, MD; Raymond H. Kim, MD; Bryan D. Springer, MD; Sebastién Lustig, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):316-319 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-09

CME Review Article

Cam Morphology in the Human Hip

Vincent Y. Ng, MD; Thomas J. Ellis, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):320-327 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-10

Feature Article

Complications in Total Knee Arthroplasty After High Tibial Osteotomy

Luis A. Farfalli, MD; Germán L. Farfalli, MD; Luis A. Aponte-Tinao, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e464-e468 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-21

Heat Generated With Pegged or Keeled Glenoid Components Fixed With Defined Amounts of Cement

Kelly A. Martens, MD; Sara L. Edwards, MD; Imran M. Omar, MD; Matthew D. Saltzman, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e469-e473 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-14

Matrix Metalloproteinase Levels as a Marker for Rotator Cuff Tears

Jinny Jacob, MS; Eric Eisemon, MD; Shahin Sheibani-Rad, MD; Archit Patel, MD; Theresa Jacob, PhD, MPH; Jackc Houeka, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e474-e478 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-18

Bilateral Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Versus Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Vaqar Latif, MD; Patrick J. Denard, MD; Allan A. Young, MD; Jean-Pierre Liotard, MD; Gllies Walch, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e479-e485 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-25

Treatment of Compartment Syndrome of the Thigh Associated With Acute Renal Failure After the Wenchuan Earthquake

Xin Duan, MD; Kaiwei Zhang, MD; Gang Zhong, MD; Shiqiang Cen, MD; Fuguo Huang, MD; Jingtong Lv, MB; Zhou Xiang, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e486-e490 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-17

Retrograde Nailing of a Femoral Supracondyle

Chi-Chuan Wu, MD; Ching-Lung Tai, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e491-e496 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-20

Arthroscopic Pancapsular Plication for Multidirectional Shoulder Instability in Overhead Athletes

Hsiao-Li Ma, MD; Hui-Kuang Huang, MD; En-Rung Chiang, MD; Shih-Tein Wang, MD; Shih-Chieh Hung, MD; Chein-Lin Liu, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e497-e502 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-15

Characterization of Daptomycin-loaded Antibiotic Cement

Lige Kaplan, MD; Michael Kurdziel, MS; Kevin C. Baker, PhD; James Verner, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e503-e509 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-19

Hepatitis C Viral Infection as an Associated Risk Factor for Necrotizing Fasciitis

Danielle Scher, MD; Enes Kanlic, MD; Julia Bader, PhD; Melchor Ortiz, MD; Amr Abdelgawad, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e510-e513 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-43

Rate of Adverse Reactions to More Than 1 Series of Viscosupplementation

Tracy A. Webber, MD; Anthony E. Webber, MD; Elizabeth Matzkin, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e514-e519 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-26

Platelet-rich Plasma Reverses the Inhibition of Tenocytes and Osteoblasts in Tendon–Bone Healing

Wenliang Zhai, MD; Nan Wang, MD; Zhi Qi, PhD; Quan Gao, MD; Liren Yi, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e520-e525 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-22

Effects of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Frequencies on the Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Fei Luo, PhD; Tianyong Hou, PhD; Zehua Zhang, PhD; Zhao Xie, PhD; Xuehui Wu, PhD; Jianzhong Xu, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e526-e531 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-11

Knot Security: How Many Throws Does It Really Take?

John E. Tidwell, MD; Vincent L. Kish, AS; Julie B. Samora, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e532-e537 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-16

Nonoperative Treatment of Displaced Type II Odontoid Peg Fractures With a Philadelphia Collar

Vinay Singh, MRCS, MCh(Orth), Dip(SEM); Samik Banerjee, MBBS, MS(Orth), MRCS; Smart Onukaogu, MBBS; Pankaj Singh, MBBS, MS, MRCS; James Leitao, MBBS, MS

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e538-e542 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-23

Expansive Open-door Laminoplasty With Titanium Miniplate Versus Sutures

Guangdong Chen, MD; Zongping Luo, MD, PhD; Badri Nalajala, MD; Tao Liu, MD, PhD; Huilin Yang, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e543-e548 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-24

Financial Debt of Orthopedic Residents

John S. Hwang, BS; Kathleen S. Beebe, MD; Joseph Benevenia, MD; Briette Karanfilian; Wayne S. Berberian, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e549-e554 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-27

Trends in the Orthopedic Job Market and the Importance of Fellowship Subspecialty Training

Nathan T. Morrell, MD; Deana M. Mercer, MD; Moheb S. Moneim, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e555-e560 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-13

Case Report

Late Liner Disassociation of a Pinnacle System Acetabular Component

Stephanie W. Mayer, MD; Samuel S. Wellman, MD; Michael P. Bolognesi, MD; David E. Attarian, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e561-e565 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-29

Deep External Pudendal Artery Injury After Percutaneous Adductor Tenotomy During THA in Ankylosing Spondylitis

Andrea Sandri, MD; Darior Egis, MD; Marco Andrea Marino, MD; Simone Perandini, MD; Ingrid Bonetti, MD; Mirko Toso, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e566-e569 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-35

Acetabular Liner Revision Using an Anterolateral Approach

Tomonori Shigemura, MD; Shunji Kishida, MD; Junichin Akamura, MD; Munenori Takeshita, MD; Makoto Takazawa, MD; Yoshitadah Arada, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e570-e573 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-36

Familial Association of Femoral Trochlear Dysplasia With Recurrent Bilateral Patellar Dislocation

Brian J. Rebolledo, MD; Denis Nam, MD; Michael B. Cross, MD; Daniel W. Green, MD; Thomas P. Sculco, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e574-e579 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-30

Collagen Type V Polymorphism in Spontaneous Quadriceps Tendon Ruptures

Olimpio Galasso, MD; Enrico Iaccino, MD, PhD; Luca Gallelli, MD, PhD; Ida Perrotta, PhD; Francesco Conforti, MD; Giuseppe Donato, MD; Giorgio Gasparini, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e580-e584 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-31

Complete Anterior Knee Dislocation 16 Years After Cruciate-retaining Total Knee Arthroplasty

Yusuke Sato, MD; Masahiko Saito, MD; Ryuichiro Akagi, MD; Masahiko Suzuki, MD, PhD; Tatsuya Kobayashi, MD, PhD; Takahisa Sasho, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e585-e588 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-33

Neuritis Ossificans of the Radial Nerve

Nasir Muzaffar, MBBS, MS; Nawaz Ahmad, MBBS, MS; Aejaz Bhat, MBBS; Nissar Shah, MBBS

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e589-e591 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-39

Acute Tibialis Posterior Tendon Rupture Associated With a Distal Tibial Fracture

Hannah C. Jarvis, MBBS, BSc(Hons), MRCS(Eng); Lisa K. Cannada, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e595-e597 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-32

Lower-extremity Soft Tissue Infections With Intra-abdominal Sources

Ryan K. Harrison, MD; Jill C. Wilmoth, MD; Michael J. Griesser, MD; Jeffrey F. Granger, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e598-e602 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-41

Daptomycin Resistance in Prosthetic Joint Infections

Brahman Sivakumar, MD; Praveen Vijaysegaran, MD; Alex Chaudhuri, MD; Scott Crawford, MD; Michael Ottley, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e603-e606 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-42

Tendon Sheath Fibroma in the Thigh

Vincent M. Moretti, MD; Adedayo O. Ashana, BA; Michael de la Cruz, MD; Richard D. Lackman, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e607-e609 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-34

Total En Bloc Spondylectomy of L3 Vertebra for Histiocytic Sarcoma

Bin Lin, MD; Zhi-wen Chen, MD; Ning Wang, MD; Zhi-min Guo, MD; Hui Liu, MD; Ming Zeng, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(4):e610-e614 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120327-38

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