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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
  • March 2013
  • Volume 36 · Issue 3
Radiologic Case Study

Intersection Syndrome of the Wrist

Sahar Shiraj, MD; Carl S. Winalski, MD; Patricia Delzell, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):165, 225-227 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-01

Guest Editorial
Tips & Techniques

Simple No-hands Retraction for a Lateral Approach to the Proximal Femur

Peter D. Fabricant, MD; Grant D. Shifflett, MD; Peteris E. Dzenis, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):196-198 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-03

Treatment of Displaced Distal Clavicle Fractures With a Single Cortical Screw

Hsi-Hsien Lin, MD; Chien-Shun Wang, MD; Cheng-Fong Chen, MD; Chao-Ching Chiang, MD; Ching-Kuei Huang, MD; Wei-Ming Chen, MD; Chien-Lin Liu, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):199-202 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-04

The Cutting Edge

Tablets in Trauma: Using Mobile Computing Platforms to Improve Patient Understanding and Experience

Nicholas D. Furness, BSc, MBBS, MRCS; Oliver J. Bradford, MBChB, MRCS, MSc; Maurice P. Paterson, FRCS

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):205-208 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-06

Sports Medicine Update

Dynamically Unstable Syndesmosis Injuries

Darren L. Johnson, MD; Adam V. Metzler, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):209-211 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-07

Ask the Experts

Right Groin Pain

John D. Kelly IV, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):212-213 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-08

CME Review Article

Flexion-distraction Injuries in Children and Adolescents

Jeffrey Bruce Knox, MD; Jennifer Asarias Knox, MD; Robert Lane Wimberly, MD; Anthony I. Riccio, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):214-218 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-09


Evidence is Not Sufficient for Selecting the Subvastus Approach in Total Knee Arthroplasty 

Musculoskeletal Clinical and Cost-effectiveness Outcome Study Group

Zhen-Yu Zhou, MS; Hong-Lin Chen, MS; Julian Dutka, MD PhD; Patrick Sadoghi, MD; Peter E. Müller, MD; Victor Valderrabano, MD, PhD; Surjit Lidder, BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCS, FRCS; Andreas Leithner, MD; Patrick Vavken, MD, MSc, FRSPH

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):173-174 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-10

Feature Article

Effect of Immediate Full Weight Bearing on Abductor Repair and Clinical Function After THA Through a Modified Hardinge Approach

Thomas L. Bernasek, MD; Naga Kiran Thatimatla, MD; Melissa Levering, BS; George J. Haidukewych, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e266-e270 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-12

Noncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty for Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head in Elderly Patients

Ta-I Wang, MD; Shih-Hsin Hung, RN, MSN; Yu-Ping Su, MD; Chi-Quang Feng, MD; Fang-Yao Chiu, MD; Chien-Lin Liu, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e271-e275 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-13

Early Complications of Anterior Supine Intermuscular Total Hip Arthroplasty

Chengla Yi, MD, PhD; Juan F. Agudelo, MD; Michael R. Dayton, MD; Steven J. Morgan, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e276-e281 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-14

Mortality in Centenarians With Hip Fractures

T. David Tarity, MD; Eric B. Smith, MD; Kyle Dolan, BS; Mohammed R. Rasouli, MD; Mitchell G. Maltenfort, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e282-e287 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-15

InterTan Nail Versus Proximal Femoral Nail Antirotation-Asia in the Treatment of Unstable Trochanteric Fractures

Sheng Zhang, MD; Kairui Zhang, MD; Yanfei Jia, MD; Bin Yu, MD; Wei Feng, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):182-183, e288-e292 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-16

Relationship Between Femoral Anteversion and Findings in Hips With Femoroacetabular Impingement

Leandro Ejnisman, MD; Marc J. Philippon, MD; Pisit Lertwanich, MD; Andrew T. Pennock, MD; Mackenzie M. Herzog, BA; Karen K. Briggs, MPH; Charles P. Ho, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e293-e300 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-17

Stable, Dependable Fixation of Short-stem Femoral Implants at 5 Years

Ronak M. Patel, MD; Winifred M. Lo, BS; Max A. Cayo, BS; Mark M. Dolan, MD; S. David Stulberg, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e301-e307 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-18

Columbus Navigated TKA System: Clinical and Radiological Results at a Minimum of 5 Years With Survivorship Analysis

Sam Hakki, MD; Khaled J. Saleh, MD; Anish G. Potty, MD; Victor Bilotta, MD; Daniel Oliveira, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e308-e318 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-19

Comparing Conventional Physical Therapy Rehabilitation With Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation After TKA

Michael Levine, MD; Karen McElroy, MPT; Valerie Stakich, MPT; Jodie Cicco, DPT

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e319-e324 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-20

Multiplanar Osteotomies Guided by Navigation in Chondrosarcoma of the Knee

Luis A. Aponte-Tinao, MD; Lucas E. Ritacco, MD; Miguel A. Ayerza, MD; D. Luis Muscolo, MD; Germán L. Farfalli, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e325-e330 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-21

Repair of Large Osteochondral Defects With Mix-Mosaicplasty in a Goat Model

Ping Leng, PhD; Ying-zhen Wang, MD; Hai-ning Zhang, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e331-e336 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-22

Accuracy of Abduction-External Rotation MRA Versus Standard MRA in the Diagnosis of Intra-articular Shoulder Pathology

Chetan S. Modi, MSc, DipSEM, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Shanmugam Karthikeyan, MBBS, MRCS; Avi Marks, MBChB, BSc(Hons), MRCS; Adnan Saithna, MSc, DipSEM, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Christopher D. Smith, MD, MSc, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Santosh B. Rai, MBBS, MD, FRCR; Stephen J. Drew, MS, FRCS(Orth)

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e337-e342 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-23

Clavicular Length: The Assumption of Symmetry

Brian P. Cunningham, MD; Alex McLaren, MD; Michael Richardson, MD; Ryan McLemore, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e343-e347 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-24

Ten-year Results Using a Dynamic Treatment for Proximal Phalangeal Fractures of the Hands

Margaret Woon Man Fok, FRCSED(Orth), FHKCOS; Wing Yuk Ip, FRCS(E), MS(HK); Boris Kwok Keung Fung, FRCSED(Ortho), FHCKOS; Rebecca KitYuk Chan, MSc, PDOT; Shew Ping Chow, FRCS(E), FACS(USA)

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e348-e358 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-25

Effect of Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields on the Bioactivity of Human Osteoarthritic Chondrocytes

Patrick Sadoghi, MD; Andreas Leithner, MD; Ronald Dorotka, MD; Patrick Vavken, MD, MSc

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e360-e365 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-27

Trends in Orthopedics: An Analysis of Medicare Claims, 2000–2010

Daniel A. Belatti, BS; Phinit Phisitkul, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e366-e372 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-28

Case Report

Arthroscopic Treatment of Symptomatic Paralabral Cysts in the Hip

Keun-Ho Lee, MD; Youn-Soo Park, MD; Seung-Jae Lim, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e373-e376 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-29

Postarthroscopic Humeral Head Osteonecrosis Treated With Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Matthew F. Dilisio, MD; Jeffrey S. Noble, MD; Robert H. Bell, MD; Curtis R. Noel, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e377-e380 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-30

Clay-shoveler’s Fracture During Indoor Rock Climbing

Paul E. Kaloostian, MD; Jennifer E. Kim, BS; Peter A. Calabresi, MD; Ali Bydon, MD; Timothy Witham, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):e381-e383 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130222-31

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