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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
  • June 2014
  • Volume 37 · Issue 6
Radiologic Case Study


Darlene M. Holden, MD; Michael J. Joyce, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):362, 420-422 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-01

Letter to the Editor
Guest Editorial

The Cost of Smoking

Akin Cil, MD; Richard E. Butin, MD; Mark Bernhardt, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):366-368 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-03

Tips & Techniques
Trauma Update

Pirogoff Amputation for a Bilateral Traumatic Lower-extremity Amputee: Indication and Technique

Kyros Ipaktchi, MD; Adam Seidl, MD; Rodrigo Banegas, MD; David Hak, MD, MBA; Cyril Mauffrey, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):397-401 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-06

CME Review Article

Systematic Review of High-volume Multimodal Wound Infiltration in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Purnajyoti Banerjee, DipOrth, MSc, MRCSEd; Benedict A. Rogers, MA, FRCS(Orth)

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):403-412 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-07

Feature Article

Multiple Lower-extremity and Pelvic Fractures Increase Pulmonary Embolus Risk

Jakub Godzik, BA; Christopher M. Mcandrew, MD; Saam Morshed, MD, MPH, PhD; Utku kandemir, MD; Michael P. Kelly, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e517-e524 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-50

No Advantage to rhBMP-2 in Addition to Autogenous Graft for Fracture Nonunion

Richelle Takemoto, MD; Jordanna Forman, BS; David P. Taormina, MS; Kenneth A. Egol, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e525-e530 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-51

Coracoclavicular Ligament Reconstruction: Coracoid Tunnel Diameter Correlates With Failure Risk

Lucas S. Rylander, MD; Todd Baldini, MSc; Justin J. Mitchell, MD; Michael Messina, MD; Ian A. Justl Ellis, BS; Eric C. McCarty, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e531-e535 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-52

Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment for Complex Proximal Humeral Fractures: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Zhiwei Jia, MD; Wei Li, MD; Yingyi Qin, PhD; Haifeng Li, MD; Deli Wang, MD; Chao Zhang, MD; Qing He, MD; Dike Ruan, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e543-e551 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-54

Patient Compliance With Postoperative Lower Extremity Touch-down Weight-bearing Orders at a Level I Academic Trauma Center

Ferrin K. Ruiz, BA; Michael C. Fu, BS; Daniel D. Bohl, MPH; Joshua W. Hustedt, BA; Michael R. Baumgaertner, MD; Michael P. Leslie, DO; Jonathan N. Grauer, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e552-e556 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-55

PET/CT Study of Temporal Variations in Blood Flow to the Femoral Head Following Low-energy Fracture of the Femoral Neck

Malhar N. Kumar, MS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Glasgow); Pavan Belehalli, DNB (Orth); Prashanth Ramachandra, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e563-e570 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-57

Influence of Podiatry on Orthopedic Surgery at a Level I Trauma Center

Andre M. Jakoi, MD; Andrew B. Old, MD; Benjamin E. Stein, MD; Eric P. Stander, MD; Joseph Rosenblatt, DO; Martin J. Herman, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e571-e575 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-58

Patient Experience With Mupirocin or Povidone-Iodine Nasal Decolonization

Jed Maslow, BA; Lorraine Hutzler, BA; Germaine Cuff, BSN, MPH; Andrew Rosenberg, MD; Michael Phillips, MD; Joseph Bosco, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e576-e581 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-59

Timing of Forearm Arterial Repair in the Well-perfused Limb

Min Jung Park, MD, MMSc; Itai Gans, MD; Ines Lin, MD; Lawrence Scott Levin, MD; David Bozentka, MD; David Steinberg, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e582-e586 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-60

Glenoid Perforation With Pegged Components During Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Jason E. Hsu, MD; Surena Namdari, MD; Matthew Baron, MD; Andrew F. Kuntz, MD; Joseph A. Abboud, MD; G. Russell Huffman, MD; Gerald R. Williams, MD; David L. Glaser, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e587-e591 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-61

Case Report

Spontaneous Modular Femoral Head Dissociation Complicating Total Hip Arthroplasty

Carl T. Talmo, MD; Kinzie G. Sharp, PA-C; Magdalena Malinowska, PA-C; James V. Bono, MD; Daniel M. Ward, MD; Justin Lareau, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e592-e595 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-62

Distal Biceps Rupture: The Coil Sign

Luke Austin, MD; Matt Pepe, MD; Corinne VanBeek, MD; Fotios Tjoumakaris, MD

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e605-e607 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-65

Uncommon Complication After Revision Hip Surgery

Vasileios I. Sakellariou, MD, PhD; Elias C. Papadopoulos, MD, PhD; George C. Babis, MD, DSc

Orthopedics. 2014;37(6):e608-e612 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20140528-66

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