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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
  • April 2013
  • Volume 36 · Issue 4
Radiologic Case Study

Calcaneal Osteomyelitis

Vincent Y. Ng, MD; Erica G. Fisk, MD; Thomas J. Scharschmidt, MD; Joel L. Mayerson, MD; Douglas Reader, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):237, 308-312 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-01

Guest Editorial
Tips & Techniques
The Cutting Edge

Use of 3-Dimensional Stereolithographic Polymer Models for Heterotopic Ossification Surgical Excision

CDR Mark E. Fleming, DO, MC, USN; MAJ Scott S. Waterman, MD, MC, USA; LT Louis R. Lewandowski, MD, MC, USN; LT Benjamin B. Chi, MD, MC, USN

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):282-286 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-06

Sports Medicine Update

Overview of Cycling Injuries: Results of a Cycling Club Survey

Javier F. Decalzi, MD; Steven J. Narvy, MD; C. Thomas Vangsness Jr, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):287-289 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-07

CME Review Article
Feature Article

Comparison of Complication Rates Between Hemiarthroplasty and Total Hip Arthroplasty for Intracapsular Hip Fractures

Nelson F. SooHoo, MD; Eugene Farng, MD; Lauchlan Chambers, MD, MPH; David S. Zingmond, MD, PhD; Jay R. Lieberman, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e384-e389 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-09

Excellent Results of Primary THA Using a Highly Porous Titanium Cup

Qais Naziri, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Robert Pivec, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Ronald E. Delanois, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e390-e394 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-10

Leg-length Inequalities Following THA Based on Surgical Technique

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

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e395-e400 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-11

Novel Method for Ensuring Leg Length in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Joseph D. Maratt, MD; Alexander E. Weber, MD; Michael Knesek, MD; John R. Lien, MD; Andrew G. Urquhart, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e401-e403 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-12

Novel Articulating Medullary-sparing Spacer for the Treatment of Infectious Hip Arthritis

Hao Shen, MD; Qiao-Jie Wang, MD; Xian-long Zhang, MD; Yao Jiang, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e404-e408 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-13

Effect of Initial Tibial Resection Thickness on Outcomes of Revision UKA

Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc; Bassem Mikhael, BSc; Ling Li, MSPH; Lee Josephs, BA; Richard D. Scott, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e409-e414 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-14

Comparison of Quality of Life Between Elderly Patients Undergoing TKA

Eduard Alentorn-Geli, MD, MSc, PhD; Joan Leal-Blanquet, MD, PhD; Pau Guirro, MD; Pedro Hinarejos, MD, PhD; Xavier Pelfort, MD; Lluís Puig-Verdié, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e415-e419 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-15

Comparison of Cementless and Hybrid Cemented Total Knee Arthroplasty

Richard Lass, MD; Bernd Kubista, MD; Johannes Holinka, MD; Martin Pfeiffer, MD; Spiro Schuller, MD; Sandra Stenicka, MD; Reinhard Windhager, MD; Alexander Giurea, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e420-e427 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-16

Safety of Fondaparinux Versus Enoxaparin After TKA in Japanese Patients

Kunihiro Hosaka, MD; Shu Saito, MD; Takao Ishii, MD; Takanobu Sumino, MD; Keinosuke Ryu, MD; Gen Suzuki, MD; Takashi Suzuki, MD; Yasuaki Tokuhashi, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e428-e433 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-17

Surgical Treatment for Septic Arthritis of the Knee Joint in Elderly Patients: A 10-year Retrospective Clinical Study

Chao-Ming Chen, MD; Hsi-Hsien Lin, MD; Shih-Chieh Hung, MD; Tung-Fu Huang, MD; Wei-Ming Chen, MD; Chien-Lin Liu, MD; Tain-Hsiung Chen, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e434-e443 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-19

Osteosarcoma Around the Knee Treated With Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and a Custom-designed Prosthesis

Wenzhi Bi, PhD; Wei Wang, MD; Gang Han, PhD; Jinpeng Jia, PhD; Meng Xu, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e444-e450 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-20

Bifid Median Nerve Causing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: MRI and Surgical Correlation

A. Erdem Bagatur, MD; Merter Yalcinkaya, MD; Ali Onder Atca, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e451-e456 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-21

Accuracy of Distal Radius Positioning Using an Anatomical Plate

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

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e457-e462 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-22

Reducing the Risk of Bone Cement Implantation Syndrome During Femoral Arthroplasty

David L. Rothberg, MD; Erik N. Kubiak, MD; Chris L. Peters, MD; R. Lor Randall, MD; Stephen K. Aoki, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e463-e467 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-23

T1 Intralaminar Screws: An Anatomic, Morphologic Study

John Weaver, BA; Shane Seipel, MS; Jason Eubanks, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e473-e477 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-25

Predictors of Oswestry Disability Index Worsening After Lumbar Fusion

Jeffrey L. Gum, MD; Leah Y. Carreon, MD, MSc; Jeffrey D. Stimac, MD; Steven D. Glassman, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e478-e483 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-26

Lateral Mass Versus Hybrid Construct for Cervical Laminectomy and Fusion

Conor M. Regan, MD; Steven Emmanuel, MS; Christoph Hornik, MD; Paul Weinhold, PhD; Moe R. Lim, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e484-e488 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-27

Comparison of Lumbar Interbody Fusion Performed with Unilateral or Bilateral Pedicle Screw

Lu Mao, MD; Guang-Dong Chen, MD; Xiao-Min Xu, MD; Zhe Guo, MD; Hui-Lin Yang, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e489-e493 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-28

Influence of Spinous Process Spacers on Surgical Outcome of Laminoplasty for OPLL

Hideki Nagashima, MD; Yoshiro Nanjo, MD; Atsushi Tanida, MD; Tokumitsu Mihara, MD; Chikako Takeda, MD; Ryota Teshima, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e494-e500 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-29

Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion for Adjacent Segment Disease

Yu Chen, MD; Zhimin He, MD; Haisong Yang, MD; Xiaowei Liu, MD; Xinwei Wang, MD; Deyu Chen, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e501-e508 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-30

Factors Affecting Kyphotic Angle Reduction in Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures with Kyphoplasty

Minjie Shen, MD; Heng Wang, MD; Guangdong Chen, MD; Minfeng Gan, MD; Quan Yuan, MD; Zhidong Wang, MD; Ling Liu, MD; Huilin Yang, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e509-e514 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-31

Case Report

Surgical Decompression Improves Symptoms of Late Peroneal Nerve Dysfunction After TKA

Joseph P. Ward, MD; Lynda J.-S. Yang, MD; Andrew G. Urquhart, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e515-e519 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-33

Severe Persistent Synovitis After Cobalt-chromium Total Knee Arthroplasty Requiring Revision

Raman R. Thakur, MD; Michael P. Ast, MD; Michael McGraw, MD; Mathias P. Bostrom, MD; Jose A. Rodriguez, MD; Michael L. Parks, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e520-e524 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-34

Metal Sensitivity After TKA Presenting With Systemic Dermatitis and Hair Loss

Zachary D. Post, MD; Fabio R. Orozco, MD; Alvin C. Ong, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e525-e528 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-35

Autologous Hamstring Tendon Used for Revision of Quadiceps Tendon Tears

Frank McCormick, MD; Benedict U. Nwachukwu, BA; Jaehon Kim, MD; Scott D. Martin, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(4):e529-e532 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130327-36

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