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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
  • May 2013
  • Volume 36 · Issue 5
Radiologic Case Study

Elbow Dislocation

Rafik Zarifa, MS; Laura W. Bancroft, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):321, 396-400 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-01

Guest Editorial
Tips & Techniques

Operative Decisions for Endoscopic Treatment of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Hans-Georg Damert, MD; Silke Altmann, MD; Manfred Infanger, MD; Armin Kraus, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):354-359 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-04

Intraoperative Contralateral View for Assessing Accurate Syndesmosis Reduction

Joseph J. Schreiber, MD; Alexander S. McLawhorn, MD, MBA; Christopher J. Dy, MD, MSPH; Elan M. Goldwyn, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):360-361 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-03

The Cutting Edge

Skin Temperatures Generated Following Plaster Splint Application

Franklin D. Shuler, MD, PhD; Christopher M. Bates, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):364-367 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-06

Trauma Update
Ask the Experts

AC Separation in a Concert Violinist

C. T. Moorman III, MD; Patrick N. Siparsky, MD; Patrick St. Pierre, MD; John D. Kelly IV, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):376-377 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-08

Evidence-based Medicine
CME Review Article

Comparison of Cemented and Uncemented Fixation in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Thomas E. Brown, MD; Benjamin L. Harper, MD; Kristian Bjorgul, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):380-387 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-10

Feature Article

Femoral Deformity Planning: Intentional Placement of the Apex of Deformity

Peter D. Fabricant, MD, MPH; James M. Camara, PhD; S. Robert Rozbruch, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e533-e537 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-11

Evaluation of Patient Satisfaction With Physical Therapy Following Primary THA

Kimona Issa, MD; Qais Naziri, MD; Aaron J. Johnson, MD; Talha Memon, BS; Jonathan Dattilo, BS; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e538-e542 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-12

Comparison of Limb-length Discrepancy After THA: With and Without Computer Navigation

David J. Licini, MD; David J. Burnikel, MD; R. Michael Meneghini, MD; John L. Ochsner, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e543-e547 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-13

One-year Postoperative Knee Pain in Patients With Semi-extended Tibial Nailing Versus Control Group

David L. Rothberg, MD; Gregory M. Daubs, BS; Daniel S. Horwitz, MD; Erik N. Kubiak, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e548-e553 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-14

Application of the Cervical Subaxial Anterior Approach at C2 in Select Patients

Ying Zhang, MD; Jing Zhang, MD; Xinwei Wang, MD; Deyu Chen, MD; Wen Yuan, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e554-e560 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-15

Intramedullary Nailing Versus Locked Plate for Treating Supracondylar Periprosthetic Femur Fractures

John G. Horneff III, MD; John A. Scolaro, MD; S. Mehdi Jafari, MD; Amer Mirza, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD; Samir Mehta, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e561-e566 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-16

Efficiency of Ligamentotaxis Using PLL for Thoracic and Lumbar Burst Fractures in the Load-sharing Classification

Won-Ju Jeong, MD; Joon-Woo Kim, MD; Dong-Kyo Seo, MD; Hyun-Joo Lee, MD; Jun-Young Kim, MD; Jong-Pil Yoon, MD; Woo-Kie Min, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e567-e574 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-17

Guided Growth for the Treatment of Moderate Leg-length Discrepancy

Albert Martin Pendleton, MD; Peter Morris Stevens, MD; Man Hung, PhD, MSTAT, MEd

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e575-e580 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-18

Treatment of Osteoid Osteoma With CT-guided Percutaneous Radiofrequency Thermoablation

Luigi de Palma, MD; Roberto Candelari, MD; Ettore Antico, MD; Rocco Politano, MD; Eugenio Luniew, MD; Maurizio Giordanengo, MD; Silvio Di Giansante, MD; Mario Marinelli, MD; Enrico Paci, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e581-e587 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-19

Optimal Graft Length for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Biomechanical Study in Beagles

Feng Yuan, MD; Wei Zhou, MD; Junfeng Cai, MD; Jinzhong Zhao, MD; Xiaoqiao Huangfu, MD; Feng Yin, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e588-e592 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-20

Development of Site-specific Locking Plates for Acetabular Fractures

Meng Xu, MD; Li-Hai Zhang, MD; Ying-Ze Zhang, MD; Chun-Qing He, MD; Li-Cheng Zhang, MD; Yan Wang, MD; Pei-Fu Tang, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e593-e600 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-21

Greater Trochanter Osteotomy With Cementless THA for Crowe Type IV DDH

Pengfei Lei, MD; Yihe Hu, MD; Pengde Cai, MD; Jie Xie, MD; XuCheng Yang, MD; Long Wang, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e601-e605 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-22

Prevalence of Adverse Reactions to Metal Debris Following Metal-on-Metal THA

Masahiro Hasegawa, MD, PhD; Kakunoshin Yoshida, MD; Hiroki Wakabayashi, MD, PhD; Akihiro Sudo, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e606-e612 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-23

Surgical Management of 4-level Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Yu Shunzhi, MD; Li Zhonghai, MD; Li Fengning, MD; Chen Zhi, MD; Hou Tiesheng, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e613-e620 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-24

Outcomes of Arthroscopic Bankart Repair in Collision Versus Noncollision Athletes

Massimo Petrera, MD; Tim Dwyer, MD; Matthew R. S. Tsuji, MD; John S. Theodoropoulos, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e621-e626 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-25

Computer-assisted Versus Manual TKA: No Difference in Clinical or Functional Outcomes at 5-year Follow-up

Mark Yaffe, MD; Philip Chan, BS; Nitin Goyal, BA; Michael Luo, BS; Max Cayo, BS; S. David Stulberg, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e627-e632 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-26

Minimum 5-year Follow-up for Primary THA Using a Tapered, Proximally Coated Cementless Stem

Frank R. Kolisek, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Charles Jaggard, CCRC; Qais Naziri, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e633-e636 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-27

Hip Resurfacing and Conventional THA: Comparison of Acetabular Bone Stock Removal, Leg Length, and Offset

Nicholas M. Brown, MD; Jared R. H. Foran, MD; Craig J. Della Valle, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e637-e641 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-28

Predicting Pulmonary Embolus in Orthopedic Trauma Patients Using the Wells Score

Matthew D. Young, BS; Alan H. Daniels, MD; Peter T. Evangelista, MD; Steven E. Reinert, MS; Scott Ritterman, MD; Melissa A. Christino, MD; Nikhil A. Thakur, MD; Christopher T. Born, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e642-e647 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-29

Autologous Collagen-induced Chondrogenesis: Single-stage Arthroscopic Cartilage Repair Technique

Asode Ananthram Shetty, MD; Seok Jung Kim, MD; Praveen Bilagi, MD; David Stelzeneder, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e648-e652 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-30

Kinematic Effect of MGHL Incorporation into Bankart Repair

Alexander C. Garber, MD; Evan Argintar, MD; Sang-Jin Shin, MD; Michelle H. McGarry, MD; James E. Tibone, MD; Thay Q. Lee, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):653-658 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-31

Recommendations for Driving After Right Knee Arthroscopy

Evan Argintar, MD; Amy Williams, MD; Jonathan Kaplan, MD; Michael P. Hall, MD; Thomas Sanders, MD; Raj Yalamanchili, BS; George F. Hatch III, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):659-665 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-32

Case Report

Extensive Subcutaneous Emphysema Resembling Necrotizing Fasciitis

Robin N. Kamal, MD; Gabrielle M. Paci, BA; Christopher T. Born, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):671-675 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-34

Totally Cystic Schwannoma of the Lumbar Spine

Desheng Wu, MD; Zhaoyu Ba, MD; Yufeng Huang, MD; Weidong Zhao, MD; Bin Shen, MD; Heng Kan, MBBS

Orthopedics. 2013;36(5):e679-e682 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130426-36

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