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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2019 Impact Factor 1.409

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Past Issue
  • April 2015
  • Volume 38 · Issue 4
Radiologic Case Study

Dysplasia Epiphysealis Hemimelica (Trevor Disease) of the Ankle

Philip D. Nowicki, MD, FAAP; Heather Borders, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):216, 269-271 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-01

Guest Editorial
Tips & Techniques

Arthroscopic T-capsulotomy for Excision of Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis in the Hip

Frank McCormick, MD; Kyle Alpaugh, MD; Bryan Haughom, MD; Shane Nho, MD, MPH

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):237-239 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-03

The Cutting Edge

Ultra-Low-Dose Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 for 3-Level Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion

Sina Pourtaheri, MD; Ki Hwang, MD; Michael Faloon, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Samuel J. Mease, MD; Daniel Mangels, MD; Kumar Sinha, MD; Arash Emami, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):241-245 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-04

Trauma Update

Ipsilateral Femoral Neck and Shaft Fractures: Current Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies

David J. Hak, MD, MBA; Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FACS, FRCS; Mark Hake, MD; E. Mark Hammerberg, MD; Philip F. Stahel, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):247-251 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-05

CME Review Article

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty

Michael A. Flierl, MD; Michael J. Messina, MD; Justin J. Mitchell, MD; Craig Hogan, MD; Robert D'Ambrosia, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):252-263 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-06

Feature Article

Treatment of Hip Subluxation in Skeletally Mature Patients With Cerebral Palsy

Matthew E. Oetgen, MD; Haripriya Ayyala, BA; Benjamin D. Martin, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e248-e252 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-50

Proximity of Arteries to the Anterior Ulna With Changing Flexion

Jerome G. Enad, MD; Thomas J. Douglas, MD; Robert T. Ruland, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e253-e256 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-51

Intractable Bone Marrow Edema Syndrome of the Hip

Fuqiang Gao, MD; Wei Sun, MD; Zirong Li, MD; Wanshou Guo, MD; Nepali Kush, MD; Koji Ozaki, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e263-e270 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-53

Implant Positioning in TKA: Comparison Between Conventional and Patient-Specific Instrumentation

Ferdinando Ferrara, MD; Antonio Cipriani, MD; Nicola Magarelli, MD; Santi Rapisarda, MD; Vincenzo De Santis, MD; Aaron Burrofato, MD; Antonio Leone, MD; Lorenzo Bonomo, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e271-e280 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-54

Surgical Treatment of Posterior Cruciate Ligament Insufficiency in the United States

Dean Wang, MD; Neal Berger, MD; Jeremiah R. Cohen, BS; Elizabeth L. Lord, MD; Jeffrey C. Wang, MD; Sharon L. Hame, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e281-e286 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-55

Complications in the Treatment of Adolescent Clavicle Fractures

T. David Luo, MD; Ali Ashraf, MD; A. Noelle Larson, MD; Anthony A. Stans, MD; William J. Shaughnessy, MD; Amy L. McIntosh, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e287-e291 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-56

Clinical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Revision Rotator Cuff Repair With Extracellular Matrix Augmentation

Benjamin W. Sears, MD; Andrew Choo, MD; Anthony Yu, MD; Ari Greis, DO; Mark Lazarus, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e292-e296 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-57

Fifty Most-Cited Articles in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Research

Pramod B. Voleti, MD; Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, MD; Gayle Rotmil, BS; Kevin B. Freedman, MD, MSCE

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e297-e304 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-58

Accuracy of Patient-Specific Instrumentation Compared With Conventional Instrumentation in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Jin Jiang, MD, PhD; Xin Kang, MD; Qiao Lin, MD; Yuanjun Teng, MD; Liping An, PhD; Jingling Ma, MD; Jing Wang, MD, PhD; Yayi Xia, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e305-e313 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-59

Femoral Midshaft Fractures: Expandable Versus Locked Nailing

Zhen-Tao Zhou, MM; Yu-Chen Song, MM; Xiao-Zhong Zhou, MD; Hai-Bin Zhou, MD; Zong-Ping Luo, MD; Qi-Rong Dong, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e314-e318 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-60


Risk Factors for Persistent Dysphagia After Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery

Erik C. Olsson, MD; Meghan Jobson, PhD; Moe R. Lim, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e319-e323 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-61

Minimally Invasive Reconstruction of Acute Type IV and Type V Acromioclavicular Separations

Dimitris L. Katsenis, PhD, MD; Dimitris Stamoulis, MD; Dimitris Begkas, PhD, MD; Stamatis Tsamados, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e324-e330 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-62

Ceramic-on-Ceramic Versus Ceramic-on-Polyethylene Bearing Surfaces in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Dongcai Hu, MD; Xiao Yang, MM; Yang Tan, MD; Mohammed Alaidaros, MM; Liaobin Chen, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e331-e338 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-63

Case Report

Postoperative Radiographs After ACL Reconstruction Are Not Cost-effective

Charlton Stucken, MD; Russell Flato, BA; Thomas O'Hagan, MD; Daniel O'Brien, MD; Devin Ruiz, BA; Steven B. Cohen, MD; Christopher Dodson, MD; Michael G. Ciccotti, MD; Fotios Tjoumakaris, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e339-e342 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-90

Total Ankle Arthroplasty With Severe Preoperative Varus Deformity

Andrew E. Hanselman, MD; Brian D. Powell, MD; Robert D. Santrock, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(4):e343-e346 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150402-91

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