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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Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 1.409

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Past Issue
  • May 2015
  • Volume 38 · Issue 5
Radiologic Case Study

Tuberculosis of the Cervical Spine

Jeremy J. Macke, MD; Adam J. Engel; Paul D. Sawin, MD; Laura W. Bancroft, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):280, 332-335 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-01

Guest Editorial
Tips & Techniques

Ultrasound-Assisted Percutaneous Needle Fasciotomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Vasileios I. Sakellariou, MD, PhD; Jeffrey Brault, DO; Marco Rizzo, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):299-303 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-03

The Cutting Edge

Use of Auxiliary Locking Plates for the Treatment of Unstable Pertrochanteric Femur Fractures

Ho Hyun Yun, MD; Yong In Lee, MD; Kyoung Ho Kim, MD; Se Hyeok Yun, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):305-309 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-04

Sports Medicine Update

Cartilage Lesions of the Patella: Management After Acute Patellar Dislocation

Adam V. Metzler, MD; Christian Lattermann, MD; Darren L. Johnson, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):310-314 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-05

CME Review Article

Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA

Chen Yue, MD; Fuxing Pei, MD; Peiqing Yang, MD; Jinwei Xie, MD; Pengde Kang, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):315-324 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-06

Feature Article

Arthroscopic Transosseous Rotator Cuff Repair: Technical Note, Outcomes, and Complications

Eric M. Black, MD; Albert Lin, MD; Uma Srikumaran, MD; Nitin Jain, MD, MPH; Michael T. Freehill, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e352-e358 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-50

Secondary Osteosarcoma: Is There a Predilection for the Chondroblastic Subtype?

Jordan P. Barker, MD; Michael J. Monument, MD, FRCSC; Kevin B. Jones, MD; Angelica R. Putnam, MD; R. Lor Randall, MD, FACS

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e359-e366 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-51

Elective Hand Surgery After Axillary Lymph Node Dissection for Cancer

R. Jay Lee, MD; Dawn M. LaPorte, MD; Jaysson T. Brooks, MD; Cornelius D. Schubert, MD; E. Gene Deune, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e367-e373 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-52

Does Intraoperative Fluoroscopy Optimize Limb Length and the Precision of Acetabular Positioning in Primary THA?

Philipp Leucht, MD; Heather G. Huddleston, MD; Michael J. Bellino, MD; James I. Huddleston, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e380-e386 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-54

Impact of a Weekly Reading Program on Orthopedic Surgery Residents’ In-Training Examination

Daniel G. Weglein, MD; Zbigniew Gugala, MD, PhD; Suzanne Simpson, BA; Ronald W. Lindsey, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e387-e393 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-55

Total Hip Arthroplasty After Lower Extremity Amputation

Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD; Robert T. Trousdale, MD; Rafael J. Sierra, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e394-e400 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-56

Reconstruction With Modular Megaprostheses for Sarcomas of the Lower Extremity

Panagiotis Tsagkozis, MD, PhD; Otte Brosjö, MD, PhD; Henrik C. F. Bauer, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e401-e406 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-57

Effect of an Emergency Department–Based Electronic System for Musculoskeletal Consultation on Facilitating Care for Common Injuries

Simon C. Mears, MD, PhD; Hardin A. Pantle, MD; Edward S. Bessman, MD; Scott D. Lifchez, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e407-e410 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-58

Unicortical Versus Bicortical Locked Plate Fixation in Midshaft Clavicle Fractures

Jonathan T. Bravman, MD; Michal L. Taylor, MD; Todd Baldini, MSc; Armando F. Vidal, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e411-e416 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-59

Effect of Simulated Early Weight Bearing on Micromotion and Pullout Strength of Uncemented Distal Femoral Stems

Jennifer S. Barr, MD; Jedediah K. White, BS; Stephanie E. W. Punt, BS; Ernest U. Conrad III, MD; Randal P. Ching, PhD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e417-e422 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-60

Bilateral Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Using a Single-Stage Procedure

Chi Hyoung Pak, MD; Young Lae Moon, MD; Sung Woo Sim, MD; Moustafa Ismail Elsayed, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e423-e427 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-61

Computerized Virtual Surgery Planning for ORIF of Proximal Humeral Fractures

Shengli Xia, MD; Yusheng Zhang, MM; Xiuhui Wang, MM; Ziping Wang, MM; Wei Wang, MM; Xiaohui Ma, MM; Shengjie Tian, MM

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e428-e433 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-62

Platelet-Rich Plasma Does Not Decrease Blood Loss in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Edwin M. Tingstad, MD; Sarah N. Bratt, PA-C, ATC; Kasee J. Hildenbrand, PhD, ATC; Brittany A. O'Malley, ATC; Elisabeth R. Mitchell, ATC; Corinne E. Gaddis, ATC; Charles A. Jacobson, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e434-e436 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-63

Case Report

Arachnoiditis Ossificans After Spinal Surgery

Li-Di Liu, MD; Song Zhao, MD, PhD; Wan-Guo Liu, MD; Shao-Kun Zhang, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e437-e442 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-91

Bilateral Extensor Mechanism Disruption After Total Knee Arthroplasty in Two Morbidly Obese Patients

Zachary H. Goldstein, BA; Paul H. Yi, MD; Bryan D. Haughom, MD; Michael D. Hellman, MD; Brett R. Levine, MD, MS

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e443-e446 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-92

Greater Trochanteric Fragmentation After Failed Metal-on-Metal Hip Arthroplasty

Phonthakorn Panichkul, MD; Kevin B. Fricka, MD; Robert H. Hopper Jr, PhD; C. Anderson Engh Jr, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(5):e447-e451 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150504-93

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