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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
  • September 2015
  • Volume 38 · Issue 9
Radiologic Case Study

Fat Necrosis Presenting as a Soft Tissue Mass

Mona Mohsen, MD; Hakan Ilaslan, MD; Rana Naous, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):526, 582-583 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-01

Letter to the Editor

Cost-effectiveness of MRI to Assess for Posttraumatic Ligamentous Cervical Spine Injury

Xiao Wu, BS; Vivek B. Kalra, MD; Howard P. Forman, MD, MBA; Ajay Malhotra, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):529 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-02

Guest Editorial

Barriers to Women Entering the Field of Orthopedic Surgery

Emily K. Miller, BA; Dawn M. LaPorte, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):530-533 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-03

Tips & Techniques

Second-Generation Versus First-Generation Cementless Tapered Wedge Femoral Stems

Todd P. Pierce, MD; Julio J. Jauregui, MD; Bhaveen H. Kapadia, MD; Randa K. Elmallah, MD; Jeffrey J. Cherian, DO; Steven F. Harwin, MD, FACS; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):550-554 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-04

Conventional Versus Cross-Linked Polyethylene for Total Hip Arthroplasty

Michele F. Surace, MD; Luca Monestier, MD; Ettore Vulcano, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD, FACS; Paolo Cherubino, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):556-561 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-05

Sports Medicine Update

Current Arthroscopic Concepts in Repairing Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tibial-Sided Avulsions

Chaitu Malempati, DO; Jerrod Felder, MD; Michael Elliott, DO; Joseph Brunkhorst, DO; Mark Miller, MD; Darren L. Johnson, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):563-569 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-06

CME Review Article
Feature Article

Suture Technique Influences the Biomechanical Integrity of Pectoralis Major Repairs

James M. Gregory, MD; Emma L. Klosterman, MA; Jacqueline M. Thomas, BS; James Hammond, DO, ATC; Elizabeth F. Shewman, MS; Vincent M. Wang, PhD; Nikhil N. Verma, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e746-e752 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-50

Biopsies in the Community Lead to Postoperative Complications in Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Meena Bedi, MD; David M. King, MD; Donald A. Hackbarth, MD; John A. Charlson, MD; Keith Baynes, MD; John C. Neilson, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e753-e759 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-51

Anterolateral Versus Medial Plating of Distal Extra-articular Tibia Fractures: A Biomechanical Model

Joseph M. Pirolo, MD; Anthony W. Behn, MS; Geoffrey D. Abrams, MD; Julius A. Bishop, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e760-e765 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-52

Modified Murray Technique for Carpal Navicular Nonunion

Pasquale Farsetti, MD; Roberto Caterini, MD; Vito Potenza, MD; Massimiliano Dragoni, MD; Ernesto Ippolito, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e766-e772 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-53

Conversion to Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Humeral Stem Retention Versus Revision

Matthew F. Dilisio, MD; Lindsay R. Miller, MPH; Elana J. Siegel, BA; Laurence D. Higgins, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e773-e779 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-54

Population-Based Epidemiology of Tibial Plateau Fractures

Rasmus Elsoe, MD; Peter Larsen, MR; Nina Pil Hostrup Nielsen, MD; Johanna Swenne, BM; Sten Rasmussen, MD; Svend Erik Ostgaard, PhD, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e780-e786 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-55

Septic Arthritis in Infants Younger Than 3 Months: A Retrospective Review

Kenneth T. Bono, MD; Julie Balch Samora, MD, PhD, MPA, MPH; Kevin E. Klingele, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e787-e793 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-56

Surgical Treatment for Central Calcified Thoracic Disk Herniation: A Novel L-Shaped Osteotome

Qing-shan Zhuang, MSc; Deng-xing Lun, MSc; Zhao-wan Xu, MD; Wei-hua Dai, MSc; Da-yong Liu, MSc

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e794-e798 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-57

Complication Risk After Treatment of Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures in the Medicare Population

Cameron Henzman, MD; Kevin Ong, PhD; Edmund Lau, MS; David Seligson, MD; Craig S. Roberts, MD; Arthur L. Malkani, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e799-e805 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-58

Epidemiology of Aquatic and Recreational Water Sport Injuries: A Case-Control Analysis

Ian Kane, BS; Alvin Ong, MD; Kris E. Radcliff, MD; Luke S. Austin, MD; Mitchell Maltenfort, PhD; Fotios Tjoumakaris, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e813-e818 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-60

Patient-Controlled Transdermal Fentanyl Versus Intravenous Morphine Pump After Spine Surgery

Emily M. Lindley, PhD; Kenneth Milligan, BS; Ryan Farmer, MD; Evalina L. Burger, MD; Vikas V. Patel, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e819-e824 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-61

Management of Humeral Shaft Fractures With Intramedullary Interlocking Nail Versus Locking Compression Plate

Yu Fan, MD; Yue-Wang Li, MD; Hong-Bo Zhang, MD; Jian-Fei Liu, MD; Xiang-Min Han, MD; Xiao Chang, MD; Xi-Sheng Weng, MD; Jin Lin, MD; Bao-Zhong Zhang, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e825-e829 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-62

Predicting Postoperative C5 Palsy Using Preoperative Spinal Cord Rotation

A. Jessey Chugh, BS; Jeremy J. Gebhart, MD; Jason D. Eubanks, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e830-e835 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-63

Imaging of the Rotator Cuff With Optical Coherence Tomography

Timothy Hartshorn, MD; Jian Ren, PhD; C. Thomas Vangsness Jr, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e836-e843 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-64

Case Report

Repair of Acute-on-Chronic Subscapularis Insufficiency in an Adolescent Athlete

Alex L. Gornitzky, BS; Anish G. R. Potty, MD; James L. Carey, MD, MPH; Theodore J. Ganley, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e844-e848 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-90

Spontaneous Compartment Syndrome of the Hand in Systemic Sclerosis

Andy Tanagho, FRCS; Sameh Hatab, FRCS; Sally Youssef, MBChB; Sameh Ansara, FRCS

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e849-e851 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-91

Transfusion-Transmitted Babesiosis During Total Hip Arthroplasty

Joseph Carnevale, BA; Ross Feller, MD; Robert M. Shalvoy, MD

Orthopedics. 2015;38(9):e852-e855 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20150902-92

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