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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
  • August 2013
  • Volume 36 · Issue 8
Radiologic Case Study

Chronic Osteomyelitis

Jeffrey Farrell, MD; Laura W. Bancroft, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):569, 650-653 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-01

Guest Editorial

Legislative Option for the Independent Payment Advisory Board

John M. Froelich, MD; Roshan P. Shah, MD, JD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):576-577 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-02

Tips & Techniques

Delamination of Tantalum Porous Coating From a TKA Due to Regional Dissemination of Debris

Peter M. Bonutti, MD; Robert Pivec, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Bhaveen H. Kapadia, MD; Samik Banerjee, MBBS, MRCS; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD; Thomas W. Bauer, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):600-604 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-03

Novel Reconstruction Technique Using a Frozen Tumor-bearing Vertebra From a Total En Bloc Sponydylectomy for Spinal Tumors

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

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):605-607 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-04

The Cutting Edge

Internal Fixation in a Combat Theater Hospital

Thomas M. Large, MD, USAFR, MC; Cale Bonds, MD, USAF, MC; Michael Howard, MD, USAF, MC

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):610-618 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-06

Trauma Update

Acute Lower-leg Compartment Syndrome

Nathan Mauser, MD; Hannah Gissel, BA; Corey Henderson, MS; Jiandong Hao, MD, PhD; David J. Hak, MD, MBA; Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FRCS

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):619-624 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-07

Ask the Experts

Massive Rotator Cuff Tear

G. Russell Huffman, MD, MPH; Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):625-627 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-08

Evidence-based Medicine
CME Review Article

Computer-assisted Navigation in Orthopedic Surgery

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Olga D. Savvidou, MD; George Mimidis, MD; John Papanastasiou, MD; Dimitrios Koulalis, MD; Nikolaos Demertzis, MD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSC

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):631-642 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-10

Feature Article

Local Application of Free Antibiotic Powder in the Treatment of Osteomyelitis in a Rat Model

E'Stephan J. Garcia, MD; Ryan N. Sieg, MD; Amr A. Abdelgawad, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e986-e989 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-11

Ilizarov External Fixator for Stump Salvage in Infected Nonunions

Ikemefuna Onyekwelu, MD; Saqib Hasan, BS; Cary B. Chapman, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e990-e994 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-12

AO X-shaped Midfoot Locking Plate to Treat Displaced Isolated Greater Tuberosity Fractures

Yun Feng Chen, MD; Wen Zhang, MD; Qiang Chen, MD; Hai Feng Wei, MD; Lei Wang, MD; Chang Qing Zhang, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e995-e999 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-13

Bench Testing of a Knee Joint Arthrometer

Massimo G. Barcellona, PhD; Tony Christopher; Matthew C. Morrissey, ScD, PT

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1000-e1006 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-14

Cross-sectional Analysis of Trends in Meniscectomy and Meniscus Repair

Scott R. Montgomery, MD; Alan Zhang, MD; Stephanie S. Ngo, BS; Jeffrey C. Wang, MD; Sharon L. Hame, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1007-e1013 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-15

Value of Forceps Biopsy and Kyphoplasty in Kümmell’s Disease

Dalin Wang, MD; Liming Wang, MD; Jie Xu, MD; Yiwen Zen, MD; Shengnai Zheng, MD, PhD; Gangrui Wang, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1014-e1019 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-16

Uniextrapedicular Kyphoplasty for the Treatment of Thoracic Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures

Zhaohui Ge, MD; Rong Ma, MD; Zhen Chen, MD; Huiyong Zhang, MD; Huiqiang Ding, MD; Siming Liang, MD; Zhigang Suo, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1020-e1024 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-17

Minimally Invasive Plating Osteosynthesis for Mid-distal Third Humeral Shaft Fractures

Kejian Lian, MD; Lei Wang, MD; Dasheng Lin, MD; Zhiwen Chen, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1025-e1032 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-18

Knotless Single-row Rotator Cuff Repair: A Comparative Biomechanical Study of 2 Knotless Suture Anchors

Chad Efird, MD; Shaun Traub, MD; Todd Baldini, MS; Dana Rioux-Forker, BS; Jeffrey P. Spalazzi, PhD; Twana Davisson, PhD; Monica Hawkins, PhD; Eric McCarty, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1033-e1037 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-19

Quality of Information on the Internet About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: An Update

Kevin Lutsky, MD; Joseph Bernstein, MD; Pedro Beredjiklian, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1038-e1041 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-20

Rate of Clinically Significant Posttraumatic Arthritis After Small Finger Intra-articular Carpometacarpal Fractures

Min Jung Park, MD, MMSc; Nick Pappas, MD; John Kim, MD; David Bozentka, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1042-e1046 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-21

Biomechanical Evaluation of Anatomical Double-bundle Coracoclavicular Ligament Reconstruction Secured With Knot Fixation Versus Screw Fixation

Jeffrey S. Staron, MD; Amanda O. Esquivel, PhD; Nikhil G. Pandhi, DO; Jason D. Hanna, MD; Stephen E. Lemos, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1047-e1052 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-22

Outcomes of Functional Weight-bearing Rehabilitation of Achilles Tendon Ruptures

Gillian Jackson, MBChB, FRCS(T&O); Victoria F. Sinclair, MB, ChB, MRCS(Eng); Charles McLaughlin, Dip OTC; James Barrie, MBChB, FRCS(Orth)

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1053-e1059 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-23

3.0-Tesla MRI and Arthroscopy for Assessment of Knee Articular Cartilage Lesions

Marty E. Reed, MD; Diego C. Villacis, MD; George F. (Rick) Hatch III, MD; Wendy S. Burke, PT, DPT, MS; Patrick M. Colletti, MD; Steven J. Narvy, MD; Raffy Mirzayan, MD; C. Thomas Vangsness Jr., MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1060-e1064 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-24

Operative Treatment of Acetabular Fractures in the Medicare Population

Peter J. Hayes, BA; Colin M. Carroll, MD; Craig S. Roberts, MD, MBA; David Seligson, MD; Edmund Lau, MS; Steven Kurtz, PhD; Kevin Ong, PhD; Arthur L. Malkani, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1065-e1070 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-25

Minimally Invasive Unilateral Pedicle Screw Fixation and Lumbar Interbody Fusion for the Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Disease

Bin Lin, MD; Yang Xu, MD; Yong He, MD; Bi Zhang, MD; Qiuyan Lin, MD; Mingchang He, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1071-e1076 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-26

Mechanical Axis of the Lower Extremity Determined by a New Digital Photographic Method

Ole Højgaard Simonsen, MD, DMSCI; Hanne Thomsen, RN; Søren Thorgaard Skou, MSC, PT; Mikkel Meyer Andersen, MSC

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1077-e1081 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-27

One-stage Posterior Surgical Treatment for Lumbosacral Tuberculosis With Major Vertebral Body Loss and Kyphosis

Lin Sun, MD; Yueming Song, PhD; Limin Liu, MD; Quan Gong, MS; Chunguang Zhou, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1082-e1090 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-28

Case Report

Venous Arterialization for the Treatment of Large-area Foot Skin Retrograde Avulsion

Wan-an Xiao, MD; Jia-xi Jiang, MD; Feng Tian, MD; Xiao-chuan Li, PhD; Li-Jie Tian, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1091-e1095 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-30

Electrothermal Ring Burn From a Car Battery

Paul A. Sibley, DO; Kenneth A. Godwin, DO

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1096-e1098 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-31

Clavicle Fracture With Intrathoracic Displacement

Grant R. Lohse, MD; Donald H. Lee, MD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1099-e1102 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-32

Subdeltoid Lipoma Arborescens Combined With Rotator Cuff Tears

Min-hyung Kim, MD; Seok Won Chung, MD; Jong Pil Yoon, MD; Sae Hoon Kim, MD, PhD; Joo Han Oh, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2013;36(8):e1103-e1107 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20130724-33

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