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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
  • May 2012
  • Volume 35 · Issue 5
The Cutting Edge
Tips & Techniques

Arthroscopic Bone Tunnel Augmentation for Rotator Cuff Repair

Grant E. Garrigues, MD; Mark D. Lazarus, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):392-397 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-04

Evaluation and Treatment of Painful Total Hip Arthroplasties With Modular Metal Taper Junctions

R. Michael Meneghini, MD; Nadim J. Hallab, PhD; Joshua J. Jacobs, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):386-391 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-03

Case Report

Prosthesis-free Solution for Below-knee Amputations

Hitesh Lal, MS; Deepak Kumar Sharma, MS; Deepak Mittal, MS

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e766-e769 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-39

Minocycline-induced Black Bone Disease Encountered During Total Knee Arthroplasty

Dale N. Reed, MD; Frederick O. Gregg, DO; R. Scott Corpe, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e737-e739 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-30

Thoracic Disk Herniation With Paraparesis Treated With Transthoracic Microdiskectomy in a 14-year-old Girl

Yasuhiro Ueda, MD; Norio Kawahara, MD; Hideki Murakami, MD; Satoru Demura, MD; Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e774-e777 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-41

Intraspinal Penetrating Stab Injury to the Middle Thoracic Spinal Cord With No Neurologic Deficit

Xinning Li, MD; Emily J. Curry, BA; Micah Blais, MD; Richard Ma, MD; Arno S. Sungarian, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e770-e773 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-40

Postresurfacing Periprosthetic Femoral Neck Fractures: Nonoperative Treatment

Michael A. Jacobs, MD; William R. Kennedy, MD; Tarun Bhargava, MD; Marc D. Chodos, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e732-e736 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-29

Anatomical Reconstruction of Reverse Hill-Sachs Lesions Using the Underpinning Technique

Samik Banerjee, MBBS, MS(Orth), MRCS; Vinay Kumar Singh, MRCS, MCh, Dip SEM; Abhishek Kumar Das, MBBS, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth); Vipul R. Patel, MS(Orth), FRCS, FRCS(Orth)

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e752-e757 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-35

Fly Fishing–related Lesser Tuberosity Avulsion in an Adolescent

Rafael P. Teixeira, MD; Alan R. Johnson, BS; Brendan T. Higgins, BS; John A. Carrino, MD, MPH; Edward G. McFarland, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e748-e751 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-34

Stingray Injury to the Webspace of the Foot

Hannah C. Jarvis, MBBS, BSc(Hons), MRCS(Eng); Lauren M. Matheny, BA; Thomas O. Clanton, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e762-e765 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-38

Feature Article

Effect of PEEK Polymer on Tunnel Widening After Hamstring ACL Reconstruction

Onat Uzumcugil, MD; Merter Yalcinkaya, MD; Yusuf Ozturkmen, MD; Goksel Dikmen, MD; Mustafa Caniklioglu, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e654-e659 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-18

Combined Anterior and Lateral Approaches for Bone Tumors of the Femoral Neck and Head

Yong-cheng Hu, MD; Deng-xing Lun, MSc; Shang-kun Zhao, MSc

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e628-e634 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-14

One-step Articular Cartilage Repair: Combination of In Situ Bone Marrow Stem Cells With Cell-free Poly(L-lactic-co-glycolic Acid) Scaffold in a Rabbit Model

Junjun Shi, PhD; Xin Zhang, PhD; Xiangzhu Zeng, MM; Jingxian Zhu, PhD; Yanbin Pi, PhD; Chunyan Zhou, PhD; Yingfang Ao, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e665-e671 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-20

Hemiarthroplasty Versus Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Acute Proximal Humerus Fractures in Elderly Patients

Grant E. Garrigues, MD; Peter S. Johnston, MD; Matthew D. Pepe, MD; Bradford S. Tucker, MD; Matthew L. Ramsey, MD; Luke S. Austin, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e703-e708 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-25

Comparison of Dynamic and Locked Compression Plates for Treating Midshaft Clavicle Fractures

Yu-Cheng Lai, MD; Yih-Wen Tarng, MD, PhD; Chien-Jen Hsu, MD; Wei-Ning Chang, MD, MS; Shan-Wei Yang, MD; Jenn-Huei Renn, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e697-e702 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-24

New Classification System for Long-bone Fractures Supplementing the AO/OTA Classification

Christos Garnavos, MD, PhD; Nikolaos K. Kanakaris, MD, PhD; Nikolaos G. Lasanianos, MD, PhD, MSc; Paraskevi Tzortzi, MD; Robert M. West, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e709-e719 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-26

Functional Outcomes in High-function-demand Patients After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Santiago A. Lozano Calderón, MD, PhD; Jianhua Shen, MS; Diana F. Doumato, MS; Steven Zelicof, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e681-e690 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-22

RETRACTED: Pain Management After Total Knee Arthroplasty Using a Multimodal Approach

Morteza Meftah, MD; Anthony C. Wong, BSc; Danyal H. Nawabi, MD, FRCS(Orth); Richard J. Yun, MA; Amar S. Ranawat, MD; Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e660-e664 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-19

Analysis of NHSLA Claims in Orthopedic Surgery

Irfan H. Khan, MRCS, MD; Wiqqas Jamil, FRCS; Sam Mathew Lynn, BSc(Hons); Osman H. Khan, FRCS; Kate Markland, BSc(Hons); Grey Giddins, FRCS

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e726-e731 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-28

MRI Appearance of Presumed Self-inflicted Trauma in the Knees of Military Recruits

Ran Thein, MD; Mark E. Schweitzer, MD; Gina Diprimio, MD; Nogah Shabshin, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e691-e696 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-23

Wound Complications in Joint Arthroplasty: Comparing Traditional and Modern Methods of Skin Closure

Ronak M. Patel, MD; Max Cayo, BS; Arpan Patel, BS; Marie Albarillo, PA-C; Lalit Puri, MD, MBA

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e641-e646 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-16

Reconstruction of the Extensor Mechanism After Major Knee Resection

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Andrea Angelini, MD; Elisa Pala, MD; Vasileios I. Sakellariou, MD; Pietro Ruggieri, MD, PhD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e672-e680 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-21

Analysis of Initial Injury Radiographs of Occult Femoral Neck Fractures in Elderly Patients: A Pilot Study

Chao-Ching Chiang, MD; Hung-Ta Wu, MD; Chien-Fu Jeff Lin, MD, PhD; Yun-Hsuan Tzeng, MD; Ching-Kuei Huang, MD; Wei-Ming Chen, MD; Chien-Lin Liu, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e621-e627 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-13

Clinical Outcomes After Computer-assisted Versus Conventional Total Knee Arthroplasty

Chunming Xie, PhD; Kai Liu, MD; Luxin Xiao, MD; Rong Tang, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e647-e653 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-17

Value of 3-D CT in Classifying Acetabular Fractures During Orthopedic Residency Training

Jeffrey Garrett, MD; Jason Halvorson, MD; Eben Carroll, MD; Lawrence X. Webb, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e615-e620 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-12

Functional Disabilities and Issues of Concern for Asian Patients Before Total Ankle Arthroplasty

Kyung Tai Lee, MD; Jae Hyuck Choi, MD; Young Koo Lee, MD; Ki Won Young, MD; Jun Beom Kim, MD; Jin Su Kim, MD; Wook Joong Kim, MD; Jun Ho Kim, PhD; Ji Yun Lee

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e720-e725 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-27

Guest Editorial
Ask the Experts

Osteochondritis Dissecans in an Adult

James L. Carey, MD, MPH; Allen F. Anderson, MD; Kevin G. Shea, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):413-414 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-10

Sports Medicine Update

Effect of Timing of Surgery in Partially Injured ACLs

Bin Li, MD; Lunhao Bai, MD; Yonghui Fu, MD; Guangbin Wang, MD; Ming He, MD; Jiashi Wang, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):408-412 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-08

Radiologic Case Study

Radiologic Case Study

Flávia A. Sakamoto, MD; Carl S. Winalski, MD; Luiz Cláudio L. Rodrigues, MD; Artur R.C. Fernandes, MD; Adalberto Bortoletto, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):353-437 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-01

Pharmacology Update
CME Review Article

Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiation Exposure and Risk of Development of Solid and Hematologic Malignancy

Peter D. Fabricant, MD; Marschall B. Berkes, MD; Christopher J. Dy, MD, MSPH; Eric A. Bogner, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):415-420 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120426-11

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