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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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Past Issue
  • January 2013
  • Volume 36 · Issue 1
Radiologic Case Study

Os Trigonum Syndrome

Albert J. Song, MD; Matthew Del Giudice, MD; Martin L. Lazarus, MD; Laurie M. Lomasney, MD; Katherine Dux, DPM

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):5, 63-68 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-01

Guest Editorial

History of the Orthopedic Screw

Timothy T. Roberts, MD; Christoph M. Prummer, BS; Dean N. Papaliodis, MD; Richard L. Uhl, MD; Theodore A. Wagner, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):12-14 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-02

Tips & Techniques

Novel Posterior Splinting Technique to Avoid Heel Ulcers

Raymond Y. Hsu, MD; Craig R. Lareau, MD; Christopher T. Born, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):31-32 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-03

Comparison of 2 Polyethlene Inserts for a New Cruciate-retaining Total Knee Arthroplasty Prosthesis

Michael A. Mont, MD; Christopher R. Costa, MD; Qais Naziri, MD; Aaron J. Johnson, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):33-35 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-04

The Cutting Edge

Biologically Enhanced Healing of the Human Rotator Cuff: 8-month Postoperative Histological Evaluation

Nicole M. Protzman, MS; Gary A. Stopyra, MD; James K. Hoffman, MS, MD, FAAOS

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):38-41 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-06

Sports Medicine Update
Ask the Experts
CME Review Article

Medicolegal Cases for Spinal Epidural Hematoma and Spinal Epidural Abscess

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

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):48-53 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-09

Feature Article

Hip Arthroscopy Distraction Without the Use of a Perineal Post: Prospective Study

Omer Mei-Dan, MD; Mark Owen McConkey, MD, FRCSC; David Alexander Young, MBBS, FRACS(Orth)

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e1-e5 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-10

Balance 1 Year After TKA: Correlation With Clinical Variables

Iria Bascuas, MD; Marta Tejero, MD; Sandra Monleón, MD; Roser Boza, MD; Josep Maria Muniesa, PhD; Roser Belmonte, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e6-e12 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-11

Functional Data for the Diagnosis of Patellofemoral Laxity Obtained by MRI During Quadriceps Isometric Contraction

Laurie McAdams Lomasney, MD; Terrence C. Demos, MD; Melissa Neveu, MD; Nathan Holt Fedors, MD; Pietro Tonino, MD; Leo Wang-Kit Cheung, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e13-e18 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-12

Articulating Spacers for the Treatment of Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty: Effect of Antibiotic Combinations and Concentrations

John F. Nettrour, MD; John A. Polikandriotis, PhD, MBA, MPH; Thomas L. Bernasek, MD; Kenneth A. Gustke, MD; Steven T. Lyons, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e19-e24 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-13

Validity and Reliability of Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis Measures by Arthroplasty Surgeons

Daniel L. Riddle, PhD; William A. Jiranek, MD; Jason R. Hull, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e25-e32 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-14

Deltoid Muscle Pressures During Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Daniel E. McBrayer, MD; Benjamin P. Debelak, DO; Patrick J. Fernicola, MD; Renjin Tu, PhD; Champ L. Baker Jr, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e33-e37 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-15

Comparison of Arthroscopic Osteochondral Substitute Grafting and Remplissage for Engaging Hill-Sachs Lesions

Grant H. Garcia, MD; Min Jung Park, MD, MMSc; Keith Baldwin, MD, MPH, MSPT; John Fowler, MD; John D. Kelly IV, MD; Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e38-e43 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-16

MRI Study of Associated Shoulder Pathology in Patients With Full-thickness Subscapularis Tendon Tears

Xinning Li, MD; Jonathan Fallon, DO; Natalie Egge, MD; Emily J. Curry, BA; Ketan Patel, MD; Brett D. Owens, MD; Brian D. Busconi, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e44-e50 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-17

Computer-aided Analysis of Radial Head Morphometry

Paul Puchwein, MD; Nima Heidari, MD; Katrin Dorr, MD; Lukas Struger; Wolfgang Pichler, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e51-e57 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-18

Platelet-rich Plasma as an Effective Treatment for Proximal Hamstring Injuries

Robert J. Wetzel, MD; Ronak M. Patel, MD; Michael A. Terry, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e64-e70 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-20

Surgical Results of Zones I and II Fifth Metatarsal Base Fractures Using Hook Plates

Jae Hyuck Choi, MD; Kyung Tai Lee, MD; Young Koo Lee, MD; Jun Young Lee, MD; Hwa Rye Kim, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e71-e74 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-21

MRI Reliability in Classifying Thoracolumbar Fractures According to AO Classification

Ángel Salgado, MD; Javier Pizones, MD, PhD; Felisa Sánchez-Mariscal, MD, PhD; Patricia Álvarez, MD; Lorenzo Zúñiga, MD; Enrique Izquierdo, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e75-e78 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-22

Modified Plate-only Open-door Laminoplasty Versus Laminectomy and Fusion for the Treatment of Cervical Stenotic Myelopathy

Lili Yang, MD; Yifei Gu, MD; Jueqian Shi, MD; Rui Gao, MD; Yang Liu, MD; Jun Li, MD; Wen Yuan, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e79-e87 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-23

New Clinical Classification System for Atlantoaxial Dislocation

Junjie Xu, MD; QingShui Yin, MD; Hong Xia, MD; ZengHui Wu, MD; XiangYang Ma, MD; Kai Zhang, MD; ZhiYun Wang, MD; JinCheng Yang, MD; FuZhi Ai, MD; Jianhua Wang, MD; JingFa Liu, MD; XiaoHong Mai, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e95-e100 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-25

Case Report

Ceramic Liner Fatigue Fracture: 3-D CT Findings in a Late Recurrent THA Dislocation

Giacomo Trivellin, MD; Andrea Sandri, MD; Nicola Bizzotto, MD; Marco Andrea Marino, MD; Silvio Mezzari, MD; Elena Sambugaro, MD; Dario Regis, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e101-e104 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-26

Rotational Osteoplasty for Femoral Head Fracture With Cartilage Loss

Brigham Au, MD; Marissa Daniels Jamieson, BA; Rahul Banerjee, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e105-e108 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-27

Ewing’s Sarcoma/Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of the Proximal Humeral Epiphysis

Parisa Morris, MD; Paul S. Dickman, MD; Matthew J. Seidel, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e113-e116 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-29

Triceps Tendon Reconstruction Using Ipsilateral Palmaris Longus Autograft in Unrecognized Chronic Tears

John A. Scolaro, MD; Matthew H. Blake, MD; G. Russell Huffman, MD, MPH

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e117-e120 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-30

Compartment Syndrome of the Arm Caused by Transcatheter Angiography or Angioplasty

Shinsuke Omori, MD; Junichi Miyake, MD; Kenichiro Hamada, MD, PhD; Norifumi Naka, MD, PhD; Nobuhito Araki, MD, PhD; Hideki Yoshikawa, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e121-e125 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-31

Exceptional Functional Recovery and Return to High-impact Sports After Van Nes Rotationplasty

Joshua D. Harris, MD; Thai Q. Trinh, MD; Thomas J. Scharschmidt, MD; Joel L. Mayerson, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(1):e126-e131 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20121217-32

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