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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
  • February 2013
  • Volume 36 · Issue 2
Radiologic Case Study

Neurofibroma Causing Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Anika L. Mirick, BA; Gerald B. Bornstein, DPM; Laura W. Bancroft, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):81, 154-157 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-01

Guest Editorial

ACL Stability, Function, and Arthritis: What Have We Been Missing?

Nicola Maffulli, MD, MS, PhD, FRCP, FRCS(Orth), FFSEM; Leonardo Osti, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):90-92 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-02

Tips & Techniques

Triceps Brachii Distal Tendon Reattachment With a Double-row Technique

Zinon T. Kokkalis, MD; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Sarantis Spyridonos, MD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc; Robert W. Weiser, MPAS; Dean G. Sotereanos, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):110-116 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-03

The Cutting Edge

Serum Relaxin Levels in Young Athletic Men Are Comparable With Those in Women

Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD; Kenneth L. Cameron, ATC, PhD; Kari B. Clifton, PhD; Brett D. Owens, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):128-131 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-06

Trauma Update

Skin Grafts Provide Durable End-bearing Coverage for Lower-extremity Amputations With Critical Soft Tissue Loss

Tyler Kent, MD; Chengla Yi, MD; Meryl Livermore, MD; Philip F. Stahel, MD, FACS

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):132-135 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-07

Evidence-based Medicine
CME Review Article

Vancomycin Prophylaxis of Surgical Site Infection in Clean Orthopedic Surgery

Wajdi W. Kanj, BS; John M. Flynn, MD; David A. Spiegel, MD; John P. Dormans, MD; Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MPH, MSPT

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):138-146 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-10

Feature Article

Prospective and Comparative Analysis of Internal Fixation of Femoral Neck Fractures With or Without Vascularized Iliac Graft in Young Adults

Xiao-bing Yu, MD; De-wei Zhao, PhD, MD; Shi-zhen Zhong, MD; Bao-yi Liu, MD; Ben-jie Wang, MD; Yu-peng Liu, MD; Yao Zhang, MD; Da-ping Cui, MD; Da-peng Fu, MD; Hui Xie, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e132-e138 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-12

Subtrochanteric Valgus Osteotomy With Monolateral External Fixator in Hips for Patients With Severe Cerebral Palsy

Mandar Agashe, MS(Orth); Sang-Heon Song, MD; Xue-Bo Tong, MD; Jin-Ho Hong, MD; Hae-Ryong Song, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e139-e146 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-13

Sensory Neuropathy Associated With Aggressive Cauterization Using a Bipolar Radiofrequency Device in Primary TKA

Steven Lyons, MD; Kurt Morrison, DO; Shawn Tejiram, BS; Melissa Levering, BS; John A. Polikandriotis, PhD, MBA, MPH; Thomas Bernasek, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e147-e150 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-15

Full Versus Surface Tibial Baseplate Cementation in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Olimpio Galasso, MD; Jean-Yves Jenny, MD; Dominique Saragaglia, MD; Rolf K. Miehlke, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e151-e158 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-16

Two-year Outcome With the AperFix System for ACL Reconstruction

John W. Uribe, MD; Dillon Arango, BS; Jeremy Frank, MD; Gary M. Kiebzak, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e159-e164 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-17

Immediate Coronal Plane Kinetic Effects of Novel Lateral-offset Sole Shoes and Lateral-wedge Insole Shoes in Healthy Individuals

Jong Woo Kang, MD; Hae Soo Park, PhD; Choon Kyun Na, MD; Jong Woong Park, MD, PhD; Jungwha Hong, PhD; Soon Hyuck Lee, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e165-e171 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-18

Setting Patients’ Expectations for Range of Motion After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Joshua D. Harris, MD; Amy Ravindra, MD; Grant L. Jones, MD; R. Bryan Butler, MD; Julie Y. Bishop, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e172-e178 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-19

Osteosarcoma and Chondrosarcoma of the Shoulder: Site-specific Comparative Analysis

Seung Han Shin, MD; Hyeon Jang Jeong, MD; Ilkyu Han, MD, PhD; Hwan Seong Cho, MD, PhD; Han-Soo Kim, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e179-e185 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-20

Hinged External Fixator and Open Surgery for Severe Elbow Stiffness With Distal Humeral Nonunion

Yuanming Ouyang, MD; Yi Liao, MD; Zhongtang Liu, MD, PhD; Cunyi Fan, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e186-e192 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-21

Positioning Evaluation of Corrective Osteotomy for the Malunited Radius: 3-D CT Versus 2-D Radiographs

Joy C. Vroemen, MD; Johannes G.G. Dobbe, PhD; Simon D. Strackee, MD, PhD; Geert J. Streekstra, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e193-e199 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-22

Effect of Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 on Tendon–Bone Integration in an In Vitro Cell Culture

Johannes Struewer, MD; Moritz Crönlein, MD; Ewgeni Ziring, MD; Tim Schwarting, MD; Marita Kratz, MTA; Steffen Ruchholtz, MD; Thomas Manfred Frangen, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e200-e206 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-23

Predictors of Local Recurrence in High-grade Soft Tissue Sarcomas: Hydrogen Peroxide as a Local Adjuvant

Adam N. Wooldridge, MD, MPH; Gregory P. Kolovich, MD, MPH; Martha K. Crist, RN; Joel L. Mayerson, MD; Thomas J. Scharschmidt, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e207-e215 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-24

Use of a Calcium Sulfate–Calcium Phosphate Synthetic Bone Graft Composite in the Surgical Management of Primary Bone Tumors

Nathan Evaniew, MD; Victoria Tan, BSc; Naveen Parasu, MBBS, FRCR, FRCPC; Erik Jurriaans, MB, ChB, FRCPC; Karen Finlay, MD, FRCSC; Benjamin Deheshi, MSc, MD, FRCSC; Michelle Ghert, MD, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e216-e222 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-25

Comparative Study of the Prevalence of Venous Thromboembolism After Elective Spinal Surgery

Katsuhito Yoshioka, MD; Hideki Murakami, MD; Satoru Demura, MD; Satoshi Kato, MD; Hiroyuki Hayashi, MD; Kei Inoue, MD; Takashi Ota, MD; Kazuya Shinmura, MD; Noriaki Yokogawa, MD; Xiang Fang; Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e223-e228 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-26

Biomechanical Study Comparing a New Combined Rod-plate System With Conventional Dual-rod and Plate Systems

Mo Sha, MD; Zheng-Qi Ding, MD; Hu S. Ting, MD; Liang-qi Kang, MD; Wen-liang Zhai, MD; Hui Liu, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e235-e240 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-28

Case Report

Severe Metallosis Leading to Femoral Head Perforation

Om Prakash Sharma, MBBS, MS(Ortho), FRCS(C); Jasjit Lochab, BSc(Hons), MBBS; Yaron Berkovich, MD; Oleg A. Safir, MD, MEd, FRCS(C); Allan E. Gross, MD, FRCS(C), O.Ont

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e241-e243 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-29

Extended Neviaser Portal Approach to Antegrade Humeral Nailing

Matthew F. Dilisio, MD; Ryan E. Fitzgerald, MD; Eric T. Miller, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e244-e248 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-30

Use of a Continuous External Tissue Expander in the Conversion of a Type IIIB Fracture to a Type IIIA Fracture

Peter Formby, MD; James Flint, MD; Wade T. Gordon, MD; Mark Fleming, DO; Romney C. Andersen, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e249-e251 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-31

Osteomyelitis Caused by Pantoea agglomerans in a Closed Fracture in a Child

Luca Labianca, MD; Antonello Montanaro, MD; Francesco Turturro, MD; Cosma Calderaro, MD; Andrea Ferretti, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e252-e256 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-32

Sciatica Caused by Pyomyositis of the Piriformis Muscle in a Pediatric Patient

Taihei Toda, MD; Masao Koda, MD, PhD; Tomoyuki Rokkaku, MD, PhD; Hitoshi Watanabe, MD, PhD; Arata Nakajima, MD, PhD; Toshiyuki Yamada, MD, PhD; Ken-ichi Murakami, MD, PhD; Hideyuki Nakajima, MD, PhD; Masazumi Murakami, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(2):e257-e259 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130122-33

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