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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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Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 1.409

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • September 2012
  • Volume 35 · Issue 9
Radiologic Case Study

Radiologic Case Study

Bryan Garcia, MS; Laura W. Bancroft, MD; J. Dean Cole, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):729, 819-823 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-01


2011 Impact Factor

Robert D. D’Ambrosia, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):739 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-02

Guest Editorial

Orthopedic Trauma

David J. Hak, MD, MBA; Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FRCS(Tr Orth)

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):741 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-03

Tips & Techniques

Percutaneous Inflation Osteoplasty for Indirect Reduction of Depressed Tibial Plateau Fractures

Jens Hahnhaussen, MD; David J. Hak, MD, MBA; Sebastian Weckbach, MD; Jake P. Heiney, MD; Philip F. Stahel, MD, FACS

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):768-772 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-04

Temporizing Management of Pediatric Femur Fractures Using J-splints

Alan H. Daniels, MD; Patrick M. Kane, MD; Craig P. Eberson, MD; Christopher T. Born, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):773-776 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-05

The Cutting Edge

Potential of Placenta-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells as Seed Cells for Bone Tissue Engineering: Preliminary Study of Osteoblastic Differentiation and Immunogenicity

Zhi-Nian Zhong, MS; Shao-Fang Zhu, PhD; Ai-Dong Yuan, MS; Guo-Hui Lu, PhD; Zheng-Yan He, MS; Zhi-Qiang Fa, PhD; Wen-Hu Li, MS

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):779-788 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-07

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

Understanding the Burden of Osteoporosis and Use of the World Health Organization FRAX

Franklin D. Shuler, MD, PhD; Jacob Conjeski, MD; David Kendall, MA; Jonathon Salava, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):798-805 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-12

Feature Article

Association Between Low Admission Norton Scale Scores and Postoperative Complications After Elective THA in Elderly Patients

Karama Asleh, BSC; Ronen Sever, MD; Sylvi Hilu, RN; Rachel Ron, RN; Aviram Gold, MD; Menahem Aharon, MD; Moshe Salai, MD; Dan Justo, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1302-e1306 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-13

Percutaneous Acetabuloplasty: A Cadaveric Study

Mark Eilers, MD; Devraj Banerjee, MBBS, DNB; Ryan T. Beck, MD; Per Freitag, MD; Khaled J. Saleh, BSc, MD, MSc, FRCS(C), MHCM

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1323-e1327 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-16

Robot-assisted Implantation Improves the Precision of Component Position in Minimally Invasive TKA

Sang-Min Kim, MD; Youn-Soo Park, MD; Chul-Won Ha, MD; Seung-Jae Lim, MD; Young-Wan Moon, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1334-e1339 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-18

Early Postoperative Outcomes Between Arthroscopic and Mini-open Repair for Rotator Cuff Tears

Chul-Hyun Cho, MD, PhD; Kwang-Soon Song, MD, PhD; Gu-Hee Jung, MD; Young-Kuk Lee, MD; Hong-Kwan Shin, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1347-e1352 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-20

Pseudoparalysis: The Importance of Rotator Cable Integrity

Patrick J. Denard, MD; Samuel S. Koo, MD, MPH; Luigi Murena, MD; Stephen S. Burkhart, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1353-e1357 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-21

Distal Ulna Hook Plate Fixation for Unstable Distal Ulna Fracture Associated With Distal Radius Fracture

Sang Ki Lee, MD; Kap Jung Kim, MD; Ju Sang Park, MD; Won Sik Choy, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1358-e1364 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-22

Open Release and a Hinged External Fixator for the Treatment of Elbow Stiffness in Young Patients

Yuanming Ouyang, MD; Yongping Wang, MD; Fengfeng Li, MD, PhD; Cunyi Fan, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1365-e1370 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-23

Surgical Management of Sportsman’s Hernia in Professional Soccer Players

Nouredin Messaoudi, MD; Christophe Jans, MD; Steven Pauli, MD; Roger Van Riet, MD; Geert Declercq, MD; Marc Van Cleemput, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1371-e1375 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-24

Treatment of Lower-extremity Long-bone Fractures in Active, Nonambulatory, Wheelchair-bound Patients

Michelle T. Sugi, MD; Roy Davidovitch, MD; Nicole Montero, MD; Tamar Nobel, BA; Kenneth A. Egol, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1376-e1382 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-25

Preoperative Embolization Significantly Decreases Intraoperative Blood Loss During Palliative Surgery for Spinal Metastasis

Satoshi Kato, MD; Hideki Murakami, MD; Tetsuya Minami, MD; Satoru Demura, MD; Katsuhito Yoshioka, MD; Osamu Matsui, MD; Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1389-e1395 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-27

Surgical Management of Congenital Cervical Kyphosis

Zhimin He, MD; Yang Liu, MD; Feng Xue, MD; Haijun Xiao, MD; Wen Yuan, MD; Deyu Chen, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1396-e1401 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-28

Sustained Delivery of BMP-2 and Platelet-rich Plasma-released Growth Factors Contributes to Osteogenesis of Human Adipose-derived Stem Cells

Linwei Chen, MD; Xiaolang Lu, MD; Shi Li, PhD; Qizhi Sun, MD; Wanli Li, MD; Dianwen Song, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1402-e1409 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-29

Characteristics and Impact of Animal Models Used for Sports Medicine Research

Chad A. Krueger, MD; Joseph C. Wenke, PhD, MD; Brendan D. Masini, MD; Daniel J. Stinner, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1410-e1415 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-30

Level of Evidence Gap in Orthopedic Research

Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MSPT, MPH; Joseph Bernstein, MD; Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD; Scott D. Mckay, MD; Wudbhav N. Sankar, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1416-e1419 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-31

Case Report

Bilateral Extensor Digitorum Brevis Manus

John M. Froelich, MD; Mahsa Bidgoli-Moghaddam, MBBS; Steven L. Moran, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1431-e1433 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-34

Rare Massive Osteolipoma in the Upper Part of the Knee in a Young Adult

Shi Cheng, MS; Song-cen Lu, MD; Bin Zhang, MS; Zhen Xue, MS; Hong-wei Wang, MS

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1434-e1437 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-35

Fracture of an Osteochondroma of the Femoral Neck Caused by Impingement Against the Ischium

Taira Kanauchi, MD; Jun Suganuma, MD; Toshiki Kawasaki, MD; Ryuta Mochizuki, MD; Yutaka Inoue, MD; Shinichi Uchikawa, MD; Kazuya Kitamura, MD; Akio Honda, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1438-e1441 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-36

Selective Computed Tomography–guided Perisciatic Injection as a Diagnostic Tool in Multiple Hereditary Exostoses

Shay Tenenbaum, MD; Harel Arzi, MD; Nogah Shabshin, MD; Boaz Liberman, MD; Israel Caspi, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1446-e1448 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-38

Athletic Cervical Spine Injury in the Setting of Fusion Failure of the Anterior and Posterior Atlas

Benjamin M. Petre, MD; Jacqueline E. Karp, MD; Lee H. Riley, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1449-e1452 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-39

Evolving Compartment Syndrome Detected by Loss of Somatosensory- and Motor-evoked Potential Signals During Cervical Spine Surgery

Wesley H. Bronson, BA; David Forsh, MD; Sheeraz A. Qureshi, MD; Stacie G. Deiner, MD; Donald J. Weisz, PhD; Andrew C. Hecht, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1453-e1456 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-40

Spontaneous Hemorrhage in an Upper Lumbar Synovial Cyst Causing Subacute Cauda Equina Syndrome

Masaaki Machino, MD; Yasutsugu Yukawa, MD; Keigo Ito, MD; Shunsuke Kanbara, MD; Fumihiko Kato, MD

Orthopedics. 2012;35(9):e1457-e1460 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120822-41

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