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:

• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
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Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 1.409

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Past Issue
  • April 2014
  • Volume 37 · Issue 4
Radiologic Case Study

Multiple Anterior Tibial Stress Fractures Complicated by Acute Complete Fracture of the Distal Tibia

Richard Burke, MD; Andrew L. Chiang, MD; Laurie M. Lomasney, MD; Terrence C. Demos, MD; Karen Wu, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):217, 274-278 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-01

Guest Editorial
Tips & Techniques

Tactile Surgical Navigation System for Complex Acetabular Fracture Surgery

Takahiro Niikura, MD; Maki Sugimoto, MD; Sang Yang Lee, MD; Yoshitada Sakai, MD; Kotaro Nishida, MD; Ryosuke Kuroda, MD; Masahiro Kurosaka, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):237-242 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-05

The Cutting Edge

Percutaneous Femoral Derotational Osteotomy for Excessive Femoral Torsion

Omer Mei-Dan, MD; Mark O. MCConkey, MD; Jonathan T. Bravman, MD; David A. Young, MD; Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):243-249 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-06

Trauma Update

Current Indications for and the Technique of Wrist Arthroscopy

Jennifer Wagner, MD; Kyros Ipaktchi, MD, FACS; Meryl Livermore, MD; Rodrigo Banegas, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):251-256 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-07

CME Review Article
Supplemental Data

Infection After Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty

Bennie Lindeque, MD, PhD; Zach Hartman, MD, MBA; Andriy Noshchenko, MD, PhD; Margaret Cruse, MLIS

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):257-265 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-08

Feature Article

Effect of Chondral Defect Size, Shape, and Location on MRI Diagnostic Performance in the Porcine Knee

David C. Flanigan, MD; Joshua D. Harris, MD; Guang Jia, PhD; Seongjin Choi, PhD; Robert A. Siston, PhD; John L. Randazzo, MD; Michael Knopp, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e322-e327 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-50

Intraoperative CT in the Assessment of Posterior Wall Acetabular Fracture Stability

Brian Cunningham, MD; Kelly Jackson, NP-C; Gil Ortega, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e328-e331 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-51

Supplemental Data

A Meta-analysis of Reamed Versus Unreamed Intramedullary Nailing for the Treatment of Closed Tibial Fractures

Liheng Xia, MD; Jian Zhou, MD; Yongtao Zhang, MD; Gang Mei, MD; Dan Jin, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e332-e338 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-52

Microbial Surface Contamination After Standard Operating Room Cleaning Practices Following Surgical Treatment of Infection

Rishi Balkissoon, MD, MPH; Tariq Nayfeh, MD, PhD; Kerri L. Adams, MS, RN; Stephen M. Belkoff, PhD, MPH; Stefan Riedel, MD, PhD; Simon C. Mears, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e339-e344 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-53

Proximally Coated Cementless Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty in Dorr Type C Bone

Peter M. Bonutti, MD; Alex D. Stroh, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Dipak V. Patel, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e345-e350 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-54

Mediolateral Subchondral Tibial Bone Mineral Density Difference Does Not Predict Osteoarthritis Progression

Lim Chin Tat, MRCSEd; Gurpal Singh, FRCSEd(Orth); Sng Bo Yan Jonathan, MBBS; Low Siew Leng, BSc; Shen Liang, PhD; Friedemann Awiszus, MD, MSC; Christoph H. Lohmann, MD; Shamal Das De, FRCS

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e351-e356 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-55

Free Vascularized Fibular Grafting for Patients Receiving Postoperative Corticosteroids

Hao Ding, MD; Sheng-Bao Chen, MD; You-Shui Gao, MD; Sen Lin, MD; Chang-Qing Zhang, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e357-e361 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-56

Spinal Epidural Lipomatosis in Lumbar Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scans

Hisashi Sugaya, MD; Toshikazu Tanaka, MD, PhD; Takeshi Ogawa, MD, PhD; Hajime Mishima, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e362-e366 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-57

Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy With Screw Fixation for Total Knee Arthroplasty

Nobuaki Chinzei, MD; Kazunari Ishida, MD; Ryosuke Kuroda, MD; Tomoyuki Matsumoto, MD; Seiji Kubo, MD; Tetsuhiro Iguchi, MD; Takaaki Chin, MD; Toshihiro Akisue, MD; Kotaro Nishida, MD; Masahiro Kurosaka, MD; Nobuhiro Tsumura, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e367-e373 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-58

Supplemental Data

Functional Outcomes After Fixation of “Terrible Triad” Elbow Fracture Dislocations

Peter G. Fitzgibbons, MD; Dexter Louie, BS; George Sinclair Mitchell Dyer, MD; Philip Blazar, MD; Brandon Earp, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e373-e376 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-59

Complications and Technical Pitfalls of Titanium Elastic Nail Fixation for Midclavicular Fractures

Cheng-Chang Lu, MD; Ping-Cheng Liu, MD; Shih-Hao Huang, MD; Chih-Hsin Hsieh, MD; Yin-Chun Tien, PhD; Song-Hsiung Chien, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e377-e383 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-60

Human Beta-Defensin-3 for the Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint Infection and Loosening

Guo-dong Liu, MD; Hong-jun Yu, MD; Shan Ou, MD; Xi Luo, MD; Wei-Dong Ni, MD; Xian-Kai Huang, MD; Ji-ying Chen, MD; Yan Wang, MD; Parvizi Javard, MD, FRCS; Jun Fei, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e384-e390 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-61

Case Report

Smoking Synthetic Marijuana Leads to Self-Mutilation Requiring Bilateral Amputations

Karim A. Meijer, MD; Russell R. Russo, MD; Dhaval V. Adhvaryu, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e391-e394 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-62

Early Intraprosthetic Dislocation in a Revision Dual-mobility Hip Prosthesis

Trevor R. Banka, MD; Michael P. Ast, MD; Michael L. Parks, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e395-e397 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-63

Hip Flexion Contracture Caused by an Intraspinal Osteochondroma of the Lumbar Spine

Sina Pourtaheri, MD; Arash Emami, MD; Tyler Stewart, BS; Ki Hwang, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(4):e398-e402 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140401-64

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