Orthopedics: Clinical. Trusted. Independent.

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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Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 1.409

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • June 2013
  • Volume 36 · Issue 6
Radiologic Case Study

Diskovertebral Fracture of the Spine in Ankylosing Spondylitis

Claus Simpfendorfer, MD; Maja Babic, MD; Ajit Krishnaney, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):409, 480-481 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-01

Guest Editorial

CT-guided Biopsy for Musculoskeletal Lesions

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Eugenio Rimondi, MD; Giuseppe Rossi, MD; Teresa Calabrò, MD; Pietro Ruggieri, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):416-418 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-02

Tips & Techniques

Periosteal Tension Band Fixation of a Pronation External Rotation Type Fracture of the Ankle in a Child

Biju Sankar, MS (Orth), PGDip (CAOS), FRCSEd (Tr&Orth); Noel Yongshen Lee, MBBS (London), MRCSEd; Philip David Henman, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):444-448 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-03

Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Distally Inserted Doubled Hamstrings Tendons

Roberto Buda, MD; Alberto Ruffilli, MD; Francesca Vannini, MD; Alessandro Parma, MD; Sandro Giannini, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):449-453 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-04

The Cutting Edge

Peripheral Compartment as the Initial Access for Hip Arthroscopy in Complex Cases: Technical Note

Ricardo Cuéllar Gutiérrez, MD, PhD; Miguel Ángel Ruiz Ibán, MD, PhD; Adrián Cuéllar Ayestarán, MD; Alberto Sánchez Sobrino, MD; Ángel Oteo-Álvaro, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):456-462 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-06

Trauma Update

Volar Ligament Repair for Radiocarpal Fracture-dislocation

David Brown, MD, PhD; Michael T. Mulligan, MD; Richard L. Uhl, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):463-468 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-07

CME Review Article

Driving After Orthopedic Surgery

David Goodwin, MD; Nicolai Baecher, MD; Michael Pitta, MD; Joseph Letzelter, MD; John Marcel, MD; Evan Argintar, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):469-474 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-08

Feature Article

Platelet-rich Plasma Promotes Healing of Osteoporotic Fractures

Linwei Chen, MD; Xiaobo Yang, MD; Gao Huang, MS; Dianwen Song, MD; Xue-Shi Ye, MD; Huazi Xu, BS; Wanli Li, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):e687-e694 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-10

Febrile Response Following Megaprosthesis Replacement for Primary Bone Sarcoma

Wanlim Kim, MD; Ilkyu Han, MD, PhD; Sang A. Lee, BS; Hwan Seong Cho, MD, PhD; Han Soo Kim, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):e695-e699 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-11

Patient Demographics and Risk Factors in Pediatric Distal Humeral Supracondylar Fractures

Andrew J. Mitchelson, BSc; Kenneth D. Illingworth, MD; Brooke S. Robinson, MPH; Khider A. K. Elnimeiry, BA; Craig J. Wilson, BA; Stephen J. Markwell, MA; Keith R. Gabriel, MD; Jasmin McGinty, MD; Khaled J. Saleh, MD, FRCS(C), MHCM

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):e700-e706 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-12

Predictive Factors of Recovery in Long Thoracic Mononeuropathy

Mauro Mondelli, MD; Alessandro Aretini, NFT; Federica Ginanneschi, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):e707-e714 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-13

Functional Outcomes Following Locking Plate Fixation of Complex Proximal Humeral Fractures

Tingjun Ye, MD; Lei Wang, MD; Chengyu Zhuang, MD; Yazi Wang, MD; Weibin Zhang, MD, PhD; Shijing Qiu, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):e715-e722 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-14

Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis for Failed Type II SLAP Repair

Anil K. Gupta, MD, MBA; Benjamin Bruce, MD; Emma L. Klosterman, MA; Frank McCormick, MD; Joshua Harris, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):e273-e728 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-15

Complications in Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Fixation of Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Fractures

Michele Cappuccio, MD; Luca Amendola, MD; Stefania Paderni, MD; Giuseppe Bosco, MD; Giovanbattista Scimeca, MD; Loris Mirabile, MD; Alessandro Gasbarrini, MD; Federico De Iure, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):e729-e734 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-16

Health Care Subsidy and Outcomes of Total Knee Arthroplasty in Asians

Hamid Rahmatullah bin Abd Razak, MBBS, MRCS(Glasg); Toh Rui Xiang, MBBS; Chong Hwei Chi, BSc; Tan Hwee Chye Andrew, MBBS, FRCS(Orth)

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):e735-e740 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-17

Necrotizing Fasciitis in a Pediatric Orthopedic Population

Aleksandar Tancevski, MD; Kenneth Bono, MD; Leisel Willis, BSc; Kevin Klingele, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):e741-e745 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-18

Results With 98 Endo-Modell Rotating Hinge Prostheses for Primary Knee Arthroplasty

Alessandro Bistolfi, MD; Sebastien Lustig, MD, PhD; Federica Rosso, MD; Paola Dalmasso, MSc; Maurizio Crova, MD; Giuseppe Massazza, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):e746-e752 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-19

Factors Predicting Change in Pelvic Posterior Tilt After THA

Takayuki Kyo, MD; Ichiro Nakahara, MD, PhD; Hidenobu Miki, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):e753-e759 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-20

One-year Mortality After Isolated Pelvic Fractures with Posterior Ring Involvement in Elderly Patients

Jesse E. Bible, MD; Rishin J. Kadakia, BA; Adam Wegner, MD; Justin E. Richards, MD; Hassan R. Mir, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):760-764 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-21

Predictive Value of Inflammatory Markers for Irrigation and Debridement of Acute TKA Infection

Louis S. Stryker, MD; Matthew P. Abdel, MD; Arlen D. Hanssen, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):765-770 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-22

Partial Articular-sided Rotator Cuff Tears: In Situ Repair Versus Tear Completion Prior to Repair

Paul M. Sethi, MD; Arun Rajaram, MD; Elifho Obopilwe, MS; Augustus D. Mazzocca, MS, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):771-777 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-23

Emergent Surgical Reduction and Fixation for Pipkin Type I Femoral Fractures

Dasheng Lin, MD; Kejian Lian, MD; Zhiwen Chen, MD; Lei Wang, MD; Jianming Hao, MD; Huantang Zhang, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):778-782 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-24

Intrafocal Pinning for Distal Radius Metaphyseal Fractures in Children

Shital N. Parikh, MD; Viral V. Jain, MD; Jeffrey Youngquist, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):783-788 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-25

Tantalum Rod Implantation and Vascularized Iliac Grafting for Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head

DeWei Zhao, MD; Yao Zhang, MD; Weiming Wang, MD; YuPeng Liu, MD; ZhiGang Li, MD; BenJie Wang, MD; XiaoBing Yu, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):789-795 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-26

Evolving Incidence of MRSA in Urban Hand Infections

John R. Fowler, MD; Dustin Greenhill, MD; Alyssa A. Schaffer, MD; Joseph J. Thoder, MD; Asif M. Ilyas, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):796-800 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-27

Precontoured Locking Plate Fixation for Displaced Lateral Clavicle Fractures

Sang Ki Lee, MD; Jae Won Lee, MD; Dae Geon Song, MD; Won Sik Choy, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):801-807 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-28

Correlation of Subjective and Objective Measures Before and After Shoulder Arthroplasty

Kevin Harreld, MD; Rachel Clark, BA; Katheryne Downes, MPH; Nazeem Virani, MD, MPH; Mark Frankle, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):808-814 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-29

Opinions Regarding the Management of Hand and Wrist Injuries in Elite Athletes

Christopher J. Dy, MD, MSPH; Ekaterina Khmelnitskaya, MD; Krystle A. Hearns, MA; Michelle Gerwin Carlson, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):815-819 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-30

Reunderstanding of Garden Type I Femoral Neck Fractures by 3-dimensional Reconstruction

Chang-ling Du, MD; Xin-long Ma, MD; Tao Zhang, MD; Hua-feng Zhang, PhD; Chen-guang Wang, MD; Feng Zhao, PhD; Jian-xiong Ma, PhD; Xin Fu, MD; Zhi-jun Li, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):820-825 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-31

Factors Influencing Resident Participation in the AAOS Political Action Committee

Roshan P. Shah, MD, JD; John M. Froelich, MD; Stuart L. Weinstein, MD; Samir Mehta, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):826-830 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-32

Anterior Versus Posterior Fixation for the Treatment of Lumbar Pyogenic Vertebral Osteomyelitis

Meng Si, MD; Zhi-ping Yang, MD; Zhen-feng Li, MD; Qiang Yang, MD; Jian-min Li, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):831-836 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-33

Case Report

Successful Treatment of Concomitant Ipsilateral Intracapsular and Extracapsular Hip Fractures

Daigo Taniguchi, MD, PhD; Hiroyoshi Fujiwara, MD, PhD; Hiroaki Kobashi, MD, PhD; Gen Mori, MD; Takashi Yoshida, MD, PhD; Ryo Oda, MD, PhD; Toshikazu Kubo, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):837-839 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-34

Patellar Dislocation With Genu Valgum Treated by DFO

Jae Ho Kwon, MD; Jong In Kim, MD; Dong-Hyun Seo, MD; Kyung-Woon Kang, MD; Ji Ho Nam, MD; Kyung-Wook Nha, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(6):840-843 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130523-35

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