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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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  • January/February 2016
  • Volume 39 · Issue 1
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Review Article

Management of Sport-Related Concussion in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population

Aaron J. Provance, MD; Glenn H. Engelman, BA; E. Bailey Terhune, BA; Rachel A. Coel, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):24-30 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151218-13

Feature Article

Nonligamentous Soft Tissue Pathology About the Knee: A Review

Brandon J. Erickson, MD; Kevin Campbell, MD; Gregory L. Cvetanovich, MD; Joshua D. Harris, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr, MD; Seth L. Sherman, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):32-42 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151218-06


Intravenous Tranexamic Acid Decreases Allogeneic Transfusion Requirements in Periacetabular Osteotomy

Andrew J. Bryan, MD; Thomas L. Sanders, MD; Robert T. Trousdale, MD; Rafael J. Sierra, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):44-48 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-10


Surgical Procedures Needed to Eradicate Infection in Knee Septic Arthritis

Omkar H. Dave, MD; Karan A. Patel, BS; Clark R. Andersen, MS; Kelly D. Carmichael, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):50-54 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-05


Risk Assessment for Chronic Pain and Patient Satisfaction After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Vasileios I. Sakellariou, MD, PhD; Lazaros A. Poultsides, MD, PhD; Yan Ma, PhD; James Bae, PhD; Spencer Liu, PhD; Thomas P. Sculco, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):55-62 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151228-06

Workers' Compensation, Return to Work, and Lumbar Fusion for Spondylolisthesis

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. 2016;39(1):e1-e8 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151218-01


Synthetic Mesh Augmentation of Acute and Subacute Quadriceps Tendon Repair

Matthew C. Morrey, MD; Jonathan D. Barlow, MD; Matthew P. Abdel, MD; Arlen D. Hanssen, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e9-e13 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151218-02

Reconstruction of Traumatic Bone Defect With In Situ Implantation of Dropped Traumatic Segmental Bone Fragments

Dasheng Lin, MD; Deqing Luo, MD; Kejian Lian, MD; Wenliang Zhai, MD; Zhenqi Ding, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e14-e18 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151218-03

Treatment Experiences and Management Outcomes for Skipped Multisegmental Spinal Tuberculosis

Gang Mei, MM; Fei Luo, MD; Zehua Zhang, MD; Fei Dai, MD; Qiang Zhou, MD; Qingyi He, MD; Tianyong Hou, MD; Jianzhong Xu, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e19-e25 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151218-04

Publication Productivity of Early-Career Orthopedic Trauma Surgeons

Mark E. Hake, MD; John J. Lee, MD; James A. Goulet, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e26-e30 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151218-05

Improving Patient Satisfaction Through Computer-Based Questionnaires

Matthew J. Smith, MD; Michael J. Reiter, MD; Brett D. Crist, MD; Loren G. Schultz, DVM; Theodore J. Choma, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e31-e35 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151218-07

Comparing Entry Points for Antegrade Nailing of Femoral Shaft Fractures

Ujash Sheth, MD; Chetan Gohal, BHSc; Jaskarndip Chahal, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Aaron Nauth, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Tim Dwyer, MBBS, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e43-e50 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151218-09

Mobile Device Trends in Orthopedic Surgery: Rapid Change and Future Implications

John P. Andrawis, MD, MBA; David A. Muzykewicz, MD; Orrin I. Franko, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e51-e56 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151228-01

Economic and Educational Impact of Firearm-Related Injury on an Urban Trauma Center

Russell Russo, MD; Matt Fury, BS; Shaun Accardo, MD; Peter Krause, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e57-e61 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151228-02

Core Concepts: Orthopedic Intern Curriculum Boot Camp

Mark A. Seeley, MD; Erick Kazarian, BA; Brandon King, MD; Janet S. Biermann, MD; James E. Carpenter, MD; Michelle S. Caird, MD; Todd A. Irwin, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e62-e67 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151228-03

Giant Cell Tumors of the Bone With Pulmonary Metastasis

Chun-Chieh Chen, MD; Chi-Ting Liau, MD; Chih-Hsiang Chang, MD; Yung-Heng Hsu, MD; Hsin-Nung Shih, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e68-e73 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151228-04

In-Patient Trends and Complications After Total Ankle Arthroplasty in the United States

Hanbing Zhou, MD; Mark Yakavonis, MD; Joshua J. Shaw, MD; Abhay Patel, MD; Xinning Li, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e74-e79 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151228-05

Proximal Tibia Chondroblastoma Treated With Curettage and Bone Graft and Cement Use

Hwan Seong Cho, MD, PhD; Yeong Kyoon Park, MD; Joo Han Oh, MD, PhD; Jung Hyun Lee, MD; Ilkyu Han, MD, PhD; Han-Soo Kim, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e80-e85 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-04

New Approach and Stem Increased Femoral Revision Rate in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Phonthakorn Panichkul, MD; Nancy L. Parks, MS; Henry Ho, MS; Robert H. Hopper Jr, PhD; William G. Hamilton, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e86-e92 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-06

Identifying the Risk of Swallowing-Related Pulmonary Complications in Older Patients With Hip Fracture

Clifton Meals, MD; Siddharth Roy, MS; Gleb Medvedev, MD; Matthew Wallace, MD; Robert J. Neviaser, MD; Joseph O'Brien, MD, MPH

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e93-e97 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-07

Distal Radius Fracture Fixation With the Specialized Threaded Pin Device

John S. Taras, MD; Jason C. Saillant, MD; Peter Goljan, MD; Lucy A. McCabe, BS

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e98-e103 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-08

Clinical Outcomes After Suture Anchor Repair of Recalcitrant Medial Epicondylitis

Brian M. Grawe, MD; Peter D. Fabricant, MD, MPH; Christopher S. Chin, BA; Answorth A. Allen, MD; Brian J. DePalma, BS; David M. Dines, MD; David W. Altchek, MD; Joshua S. Dines, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e104-e107 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-09

Complications After Hip Nailing for Fractures

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Georgios N. Panagopoulos, MD; Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, MD; Vasilios G. Igoumenou, MD; Ioannis Galanopoulos, MD; Christos T. Vottis, MD; Panayiotis Karabinas, MD; Panayiotis Koulouvaris, MD; Vasilios A. Kontogeorgakos, MD; John Vlamis, MD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e108-e116 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-11

Early Ankle Mobilization Promotes Healing in a Rabbit Model of Achilles Tendon Rupture

Jiasharete Jielile, MD, PhD; Batiza Asilehan, MD; Aikeremu Wupuer, MD; Bayixiati Qianman, BS; Ayidaer Jialihasi, MD; Wulanbai Tangkejie, DO; Abudouheilil Maimaitiaili, MD; Nuerai Shawutali, MD; Aynaz Badelhan, MD; Hadelebieke Niyazebieke, MD; Adili Aizezi, MD; Amuding Aisaiding, MD; Yerzat Bakyt, MD; Rakimbaiev Aibek, MD; Jianati Wuerliebieke, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e117-e126 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160106-01

Proportion of Obese Patients Presenting to Orthopedic Total Joint Arthroplasty Clinics

K. Linnea Welton, MD; Joel J. Gagnier, ND, MSc, PhD; Andrew G. Urquhart, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e127-e133 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-12

Coronal Plane Small-Fragment Fixation in Supracondylar Intercondylar Femur Fractures

Jessica J. M. Telleria, MD; David P. Barei, MD, FRCSC; Sean E. Nork, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e134-e139 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-13

Outcomes of Varus Valgus Constrained Versus Rotating-Hinge Implants in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Tennison L. Malcolm, MD; S. Samuel Bederman, MD, PhD; Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e140-e148 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151228-07

Revision Rate and Risk Factors After Lower Extremity Amputation in Diabetic or Dysvascular Patients

Florian Wanivenhaus, MD; Flavien Mauler, MD; Teresa Stelzer, MD; Alois Tschopp, PhD; Thomas Böni, MD; Martin C. Berli, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e149-e154 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-14

Case Report

Extensive Bone Reaction From Catastrophic Oxidized Zirconium Wear

Adrian J. Cassar-Gheiti, MD; Dennis Collins, FRCSI; Tom McCarthy, FRCSI

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e155-e158 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151218-10

Effect of Pedal Deformity on Gait in a Patient With Total Knee Arthroplasty

Jacob Wynes, DPM, MS, AACFAS; Bradley M. Lamm, DPM, FACFAS; Anil Bhave, PT; Randa K. Elmallah, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e159-e161 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151218-11

Pseudotumor Caused by Titanium Particles From a Total Hip Prosthesis

Masaaki Sakamoto, MD; Hitoshi Watanabe, MD; Hidetaka Higashi, MD; Hitoshi Kubosawa, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e162-e165 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151218-12

Arthroscopic Decompression for a Giant Meniscal Cyst

Tsuyoshi Ohishi, MD, PhD; Daisuke Suzuki, MD, PhD; Yukihiro Matsuyama, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e166-e168 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-15

Microinstability of the Hip and the Splits Radiograph

Joshua D. Harris, MD; Brayden J. Gerrie, BS; David M. Lintner, MD; Kevin E. Varner, MD; Patrick C. McCulloch, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e169-e175 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151228-08

Tips & Techniques

Knee Osteoarthritis: Does Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Work?

Jeffrey J. Cherian, DO; Bhaveen H. Kapadia, MD; Mark J. McElroy, MS; Aaron J. Johnson, MS, MD; Anil Bhave, PT; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e180-e186 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-02

Is There an Ideal Patellar Thickness Following Total Knee Arthroplasty?

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

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e187-e192 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-03

Supine Extensile Approach to the Anterolateral Humerus

Michael A. Kuhne, MD; Darin Friess, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e193-e195 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-17

Inpatient Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the United States: A Nationwide Database Study From 1998 to 2010

Anthony J. Scillia, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Matthew R. Boylan, ScB; James D. McDermott, MD; Vincent K. McInerney, MD; Deepak V. Patel, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD; Anthony N. Festa, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e196-e202 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-18

Radiologic Case Study

Bowing Fracture With Literature Review

Mariam Malik, MD; Terrence C. Demos, MD; Laurie M. Lomasney, MD; Jerold M. Stirling, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(1):e204-e208 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20151222-01

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