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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
  • December 2015
  • Volume 38 · Issue 12
Radiologic Case Study

Stump Neuroma

Sema Duzcu, MD; Hakan Ilaslan, MD; Michael J. Joyce, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):720, 769-770 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151119-01

Letter to the Editor
Guest Editorial

Early Sports Specialization: Helpful or Harmful?

Seth A. Cheatham, MD; Barrett A. Little, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):724-725 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151119-03

Tips & Techniques

Arthroscopically Assisted Surgery for Coronoid Fractures

Jong Myung Lee, MD; Young Yi, MD; Jeong Woo Kim, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):742-746 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151119-04

Preliminary Result of Percutaneous Screw Fixation for Bone Bruise of the Tibial Plateau

Nabil A. Ebraheim, MD; Jingwei Zhang, MD; Jiayong Liu, MD; Otto Gregory, PA-C; Jarid Johnson, PA-C; Amy L. Blevins, PA-C

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):747-750 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151119-05

Trauma Update

Advances in Intramedullary Nailing: Suprapatellar Nailing of Tibial Shaft Fractures in the Semiextended Position

Boris A. Zelle, MD; Guilherme Boni, MD; David J. Hak, MD, MBA, FACS; Philip F. Stahel, MD, FACS

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):751-755 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151119-06

CME Review Article

Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty

ZeYu Huang, MD; Jun Ma, MD; Bin Shen, MD, PhD; Jing Yang, MD; ZongKe Zhou, MD, PhD; PengDe Kang, MD, PhD; FuXing Pei, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):757-763 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151119-07

Feature Article

Sural Versus Perforator Flaps for Distal Medial Leg Wounds

Andrew P. Schannen, MD; Lisa Truchan, MD; Kaoru Goshima, MD; Roger Bentley, MD; Gregory L. DeSilva, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1059-e1064 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151120-01

Return to Work After Diskogenic Fusion in Workers' Compensation Subjects

Joshua T. Anderson, BS; Arnold R. Haas, BS, BA; Rick Percy, PhD; Stephen T. Woods, MD; Uri M. Ahn, MD; Nicholas U. Ahn, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1065-e1072 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151120-02

Testosterone Therapy Can Interact With Thrombophilia, Leading to Osteonecrosis

Charles J. Glueck, MD; Rashid Riaz, MD; Marloe Prince, MD; Richard A. Freiberg, MD; Ping Wang, PhD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1073-e1078 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151120-03

Platelet-Rich Plasma in the Animal Long-Bone Model: An Analysis of Basic Science Evidence

Arianna Gianakos, BS; Lester Zambrana, BA; Ian Savage-Elliott, BA; Joseph M. Lane, MD; John G. Kennedy, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1079-e1090 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151120-04

Short-term Outcomes of Femoral Neck Fractures Treated With Hemiarthroplasty Using the Anterior Approach

Thai Q. Trinh, MD; Jason R. Ferrel, MD; Benjamin R. Pulley, MD; T. Ty Fowler, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1091-e1097 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151120-05

Medialized Versus Lateralized Center of Rotation in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Jonathan J. Streit, MD; Yousef Shishani, MD; Reuben Gobezie, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1098-e1103 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151120-06

Outcomes of Instrumented and Noninstrumented Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion

Sina Pourtaheri, MD; Charles Billings, MD; Michael Bogatch, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Christopher Haraszti, MD; Daniel Mangel, BS; Elizabeth Lord, MD; Howard Park, MD; Remi Ajiboye, MD; Adedayo Ashana, MD; Arash Emami, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1104-e1109 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151120-07

Medial Compartment Decompression by Fibular Osteotomy to Treat Medial Compartment Knee Osteoarthritis: A Pilot Study

Zong-You Yang, MD; Wei Chen, MD; Cun-Xiang Li, MD; Juan Wang, MD; De-Cheng Shao, MD; Zhi-Yong Hou, MD; Shi-Jun Gao, MD; Fei Wang, MD; Ji-Dong Li, MD; Jian-Dong Hao, MD; Bai-Cheng Chen, MD; Ying-Ze Zhang, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1110-e1114 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151120-08

Using the Anatomical Axis as an Alternative to the Mechanical Axis to Assess Knee Alignment

Shane C. Tipton, BS; John Sutherland, MD; Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1115-e1120 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151123-01

Intermediate-Term Comparison of Posterior Cruciate-Retaining Versus Posterior-Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty Using the New Knee Scoring System

Yohei Kawakami, MD, PhD; Tomoyuki Matsumoto, MD, PhD; Koji Takayama, MD, PhD; Kazunari Ishida, MD, PhD; Naoki Nakano, MD; Takehiko Matsushita, MD, PhD; Yuichi Kuroda, MD; Kunji Patel, MD; Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD; Masahiro Kurosaka, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1127-e1132 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151123-03

Moral Dilemmas in Pediatric Orthopedics

John J. Mercuri, MD, MA; Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD; Norman Y. Otsuka, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1133-e1138 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151123-04

Racial Disparities in Lower Extremity Arthroplasty Outcomes and Use

Randa K. Elmallah, MD; Todd P. Pierce, MD; Carlos J. Lavernia, MD; Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Craig M. Thomas, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1139-e1146 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151123-05

Mason Type I Fractures of the Radial Head

Robert-Jan O. de Muinck Keizer, MD; Monique M. J. Walenkamp, MD, MSc; J. Carel Goslings, MD, PhD; Niels W. L. Schep, MD, PhD, MSc

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1147-e1154 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151123-06

Case Report

Chronic Knee Dislocation After Total Knee Arthroplasty

John P. Ross, MD; Nicholas M. Brown, MD; Brett R. Levine, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1155-e1159 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151123-07

Pulmonary Embolism After Application of a Sterile Elastic Exsanguination Tourniquet

Viktor Feldman, MD; Ahmad Biadsi, MD; Omer Slavin, MD; Benjamin Kish, MD; Israel Tauber, MD; Meir Nyska, MD; Yaron S. Brin, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1160-e1163 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151123-08

Neurovascular Compression After the Latarjet Procedure

Joseph W. Galvin, DO; James R. Romanowski, MD; Robert E. Boykin, MD; Josef K. Eichinger, MD; Laurent Lafosse, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(12):e1164-e1168 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151123-09

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