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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
  • December 2013
  • Volume 36 · Issue 12
Radiologic Case Study

Acrometastasis of the Thumb

K. Aaron Shaw, DO; Todd P. Balog, MD; Jason A. Grassbaugh, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):903, 964-966 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-01

Guest Editorial

Caring for the Incarcerated: An Orthopedic Perspective

Justin Munns, MD; Julie Balch Samora, MD, PhD, MPA, MPH; Jeffrey F. Granger, MD; Vincent Y. Ng, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):904-906 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-02

Tips & Techniques

Leveraging the Plate: Reliably Restoring Volar Tilt of Distal Radius Fractures

Alexander S. McLawhorn, MD, MBA; Elizabeth A. Cody, MD; Alison Kitay, MD; Elan M. Goldwyn, MD; Alexander Golant, MD; Tony Quach, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):918-921 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-03

Clinical and Economic Impact of TENS in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: Analysis of a Nationwide Database

Robert Pivec, MD; Michael Stokes, MPH; Abhishek S. Chitnis, MPharm, PhD; Carl B. Paulino, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):922-928 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-04


Dupuytren’s Contracture

Steven Beldner, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):929-930 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-05

The Cutting Edge

Cervical Corpectomy With Ultra-low-dose rhBMP-2 in High-risk Patients: 5-year Outcomes

Sina Pourtaheri, MD; Arash Emami, MD; Ki Hwang, MD; Jesse Allert, MD; Alex Brothers, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):931-935 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-06

Trauma Update

Osteoporotic Ankle Fractures: An Approach to Operative Management

Jason McKean, MD; Derly O. Cuellar, MD; David Hak, MD, MBA; Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FRCS

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):936-940 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-07

Ask The Experts
CME Review Article
Feature Article

Acetabular Component Positioning in Primary THA via an Anterior, Posterolateral, or Posterolateral-navigated Surgical Technique

Denis Nam, MD; Peter K. Sculco, MD; Edwin P. Su, MD; Michael M. Alexiades, MD; Mark P. Figgie, MD; David J. Mayman, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1482-e1487 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-10

Early Experience With the Proximal Femoral Locking Plate

Mark W. Floyd, MD; John C. France, MD; David F. Hubbard, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1488-e1494 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-11

Arthroscopy During Ulnar Shortening for Idiopathic Ulnar Impaction Syndrome

Kyoung Hwan Koh, MD; Hyun Il Lee, MD; Yong Suk Chang, MD; Min Jong Park, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1495-e1500 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-12

Efficacy of Ultrasound-guided Intra-articular Injections of Platelet-rich Plasma Versus Hyaluronic Acid for Hip Osteoarthritis

Milva Battaglia, MD; Federica Guaraldi, MD; Francesca Vannini, MD, PhD; Giuseppe Rossi, MD; Antonio Timoncini, MD; Roberto Buda, MD; Sandro Giannini, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1501-e1508 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-13

Economic Viability of Geriatric Hip Fracture Centers

R. Carter Clement, MD, MBA; Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD; Samir Mehta, MD; Joseph Bernstein, MD, MS

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1509-e1514 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-14

How Frequent Is Rotational Mismatch Within 0°±10° in Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty?

Alexander J. Nedopil, MD; Stephen M. Howell, MD; Maximilian Rudert, MD; Josh Roth, BS; Maury L. Hull, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1515-e1520 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-15

Four- to Six-year Follow-up of Primary THA Using Contemporary Titanium Tapered Stems

Devon D. Goetz, MD; Arun Reddy, MD; John J. Callaghan, MD; David W. Hennessy, MD; Nicholas A. Bedard, MD; Steve S. Liu, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1521-e1526 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-16

Bloodless Surgery by a Regional Intra-arterial Tourniquet During Primary and Revision THA

Thomas Bernasek, MD; Devanand Mangar, MD; Hesham R. Omar, MD; Steven Lyons, MD; Rachel A. Karlnoski, PhD; Ren Chen, MD; Adam Baumgarten, BS; Collin J. Sprenker, BS; Enrico M. Camporesi, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1527-e1533 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-17

Outcomes in Patients With Minimal Back Pain Undergoing Prophylactic Lumbar Fusion for Iatrogenic Instability

Abdul A. Baker, MD; Steven D. Glassman, MD; Leah Y. Carreon, MD, MSc

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1534-e1537 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-18

Clinical Comparison of THA With a Standard-length or Short Femoral Component

Christian P. Christensen, MD; Cale A. Jacobs, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1538-e1543 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-19

Arthroscopic Lysis of Adhesions for Stiff Total Knee Arthroplasty

Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc; Arsani William, BSc; Rachel M. Deering, MPH; Wolfgang Fitz, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1544-e1548 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-20

Case Report

Posttraumatic Arthritis From Gunshot Injuries to the Hip Requiring a Primary THA

Qais Naziri, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Amir Rizkala, MD; Vijay J. Rasquinha, MD; Robert Pivec, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1549-e1554 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-21

Proximal Humeral Nonunion Treated With an Intramedullary Tantalum Cylinder

Gregory M. Georgiadis, MD, FACS; Andrew G. Georgiadis, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1555-e1558 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-22

Identical Osteochondritis Dissecans Lesions of the Knee in Sets of Monozygotic Twins

Itai Gans, MD; Eric J. Sarkissian, MD; Struan F.A. Grant, PhD; Theodore J. Ganley, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1559-e1562 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-23

Pelvic Deformity Secondary to Tensor Fascia Lata Tightness Associated With Desmoid Tumor

Anoop C. Dhamangaonkar, MS Orth, DNB Orth, D Orth, FCPS Orth; Deepak Joshi, MS Orth; Arvind B. Goregaonkar, MS Orth, D Orth; Mukesh Phalak, MS Orth

Orthopedics. 2013;36(12):e1563-e1566 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20131120-24

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