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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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  • November/December 2016
  • Volume 39 · Issue 6
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Letter to the Editor

Femoral Head Avascular Necrosis Is Not Caused by Arthroscopic Posterolateral Femoroplasty

Rebecca Stoner, BSc, MBChB; Francesco Strambi, MD; Ivan Bohacek, MD, PhD; Tomislav Smoljanovic, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):330 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20161020-01

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Guest Editorial

How Can We Better Educate Our Residents?

Meryl R. Ludwig, MD; Kayvon R. Golshani, MD; Michael W. Kessler, MD, MPH

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):334-335 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20161020-02

Feature Article

Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures: Submuscular Plating Compared With Intramedullary Nailing

Sean A. Sutphen, DO; Juan D. Mendoza, BS; Andrew C. Mundy, MD; Jingzhen G. Yang, PhD, MPH; Allan C. Beebe, MD; Walter P. Samora III, MD; Kevin E. Klingele, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):353-358 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160719-03


Timing of Hip Fracture Surgery and 30-Day Outcomes

Michael E. Neufeld, MD; Nathan N. O'Hara, MHA; Min Zhan, PhD; Yongliang Zhai, PhD; Henry M. Broekhuyse, MD, FRCSC; Kelly A. Lefaivre, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Joshua M. Abzug, MD; Gerard P. Slobogean, MD, MPH, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):361-368 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160719-07


Metal in Total Hip Arthroplasty: Wear Particles, Biology, and Diagnosis

Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD; Mark G. Sucher, MD; George F. Bonadurer III, BS; Gavin C. Pereira, MBBS, FRCS (Tr & Orth); Michael J. Taunton, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):371-379 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160719-06

The 50 Most Cited Articles in Rotator Cuff Repair Research

Matthew J. Kraeutler, MD; Kevin B. Freedman, MD, MSCE; Robert A. MacLeod, MD; John B. Schrock, BA; Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, MD; Eric C. McCarty, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1045-e1051 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160714-01

Venous Thromboembolism After Knee Arthroscopy in Undiagnosed Familial Thrombophilia

Vybhav Jetty, MD; Charles J. Glueck, MD; Richard A. Freiberg, MD; Ping Wang, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1052-e1057 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160719-02

A New Culture of Transparency: Industry Payments to Orthopedic Surgeons

Joseph Lopez, MD, MBA; Rizwan Ahmed, MD; Sunjae Bae, MD, MPH; Caitlin W. Hicks, MD, MS; Mostafa El Dafrawy, MD; Greg M. Osgood, MD; Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1058-e1062 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160719-04

Complicated Outcomes After Emergent Lower Extremity Surgery in Patients With Solid Organ Transplants

Alexander T. Reid, BA; Aaron Perdue, MD; James A. Goulet, MD; Christopher B. Robbins, MPA, PhD; Aidin Eslam Pour, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1063-e1069 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160719-05

Intraoperative Manipulation for Flexion Contracture During Total Knee Arthroplasty

Yoshio Matsui, MD; Yukihide Minoda, MD; Inori Fumiaki, MD; Sigeru Nakagawa, MD; Yoshiaki Okajima, MD; Akio Kobayashi, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1070-e1074 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160421-04

Early Postoperative Complications After Shoulder Arthroplasty in Patients With Epilepsy

Jessica Churchill, BS; Mariano E. Menendez, MD; Brent A. Ponce, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1075-e1079 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160714-02

Hip Pain After a Femoral Fracture: It Is Not Always Related to the Implant

Brian J. White, MD; Tara K. Hawkes, BS; Mackenzie M. Herzog, MPH

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1080-e1084 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160714-03

Accuracy and Reproducibility of the Femoral Tunnel With Different Viewing Techniques in the ACL Reconstruction

Jin Hwan Ahn, MD, PhD; Yong Seuk Lee, MD, PhD; Taeg Su Ko, MD; Joung Youp Shin, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1085-e1091 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160719-08

Cheating the Acetabular Component Horizontally in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Scott M. Eskildsen, MD; Peter T. Moskal, MD; Christopher W. Olcott, MD; Daniel J. Del Gaizo, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1092-e1096 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160721-01

The Mini C-arm Adds Quality and Efficiency to the Pediatric Orthopedic Outpatient Clinic

Matthew G. Fanelli, MD; William L. Hennrikus, MD; Jennifer M. Slough Hill, MD; Douglas G. Armstrong, MD; Steven H. King, CHP, CMHP

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1097-e1099 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160808-01

Comparison of Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block Performed With and Without Steroids

Brian G. Webb, MD; Peter I. Sallay, MD; Sherman D. McMurray, MD; Gary W. Misamore, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1100-e1103 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160819-02

Radiographic Determinants of Early Failure After Posterior Wall Acetabular Fracture Fixation

Swapnil B. Shah, MD; Theodore T. Manson, MD; Jason W. Nascone, MD; Marcus F. Sciadini, MD; Robert V. O'Toole, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1104-e1111 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160819-03

Calcaneocuboid Joint Arthritis of the Midfoot Precedes Tibiotalar Joint Arthritis

Anthony Dugarte, MD, CSCS; Sahil Bharwani, BA; HoJun Yoo, BA; Alexander Vondra Boiwka, MD, MS; Charles C. Yu, MD; Navkirat S. Bajwa, MD; Jason O. Toy, MD; Jonathan E. Tang, MD; Uri Ahn, MD; Nicholas Ahn, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1112-e1116 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160819-04

Nail Dynamization for Delayed Union and Nonunion in Femur and Tibia Fractures

Josh Vaughn, MD; Heather Gotha, MD; Eric Cohen, MD; Amanda J. Fantry, MD; Ross J. Feller, MD; Jake Van Meter; Roman Hayda, MD; Christopher T. Born, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1117-e1123 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160819-01

Fat Thickness as a Risk Factor for Infection in Lumbar Spine Surgery

John J. Lee, MD, MS; Khalid I. Odeh, MD; Sven A. Holcombe, MS; Rakesh D. Patel, MD; Stewart C. Wang, MD, PhD; James A. Goulet, MD; Gregory P. Graziano, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1124-e1128 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160819-05

Femoral Component Revision of Total Hip Arthroplasty

Jonathon M. Brown, DO; Jaydev B. Mistry, MD; Jeffrey J. Cherian, DO; Randa K. Elmallah, MD; Morad Chughtai, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1129-e1139 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160819-06

Segmental Subtotal Corpectomy and Reconstruction With Titanium Cage and Anterior Plate for Multilevel Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament

Tao Zhang, MD; Ying Guo, MD; Naiwu Hu, MD; Limin Chen, MD; Yin Wu, MD; Yang Wang, MD; Libing Liu, MD; Chengbin Zhao, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1140-e1146 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160819-07

Factors That Predict Blood Loss After Bernese Periacetabular Osteotomy

Eduardo N. Novais, MD; Patrick M. Carry, MS; Lauryn A. Kestel, BS; Jason Koerner, BS; Gee Mei Tan, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1147-e1153 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160819-08

Incidence and Epidemiology of Patellar Fractures

Peter Larsen, PT, PhD; Charles M. Court-Brown, MD; Julie Odgaard Vedel, BM; Sabina Vistrup, BM; Rasmus Elsoe, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1154-e1158 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160811-01

Effect of Sarcopenia on Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality After Thoracolumbar Spine Surgery

Steven L. Bokshan, MD; Alex L. Han, BS; J. Mason DePasse, MD; Adam E. M. Eltorai, BA; Stephen E. Marcaccio, BS; Mark A. Palumbo, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1159-e1164 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160811-02

Effect of General Anesthesia on Preoperative Hip Range of Motion in Patients Undergoing Hip Arthroscopy

Vivek Chadayammuri, BS; Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD; Tigran Garabekyan, MD; Matthew J. Kraeutler, MD; Kenneth Milligan, MD; Asheesh Bedi, MD; Omer Mei-Dan, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1165-e1169 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160811-03

Intraoperative Hypothermia During Surgical Fixation of Hip Fractures

Nicholas B. Frisch, MD, MBA; Andrew M. Pepper, MD; Toufic R. Jildeh, MD; Jonathan Shaw, BS; Trent Guthrie, MD; Craig Silverton, DO

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1170-e1177 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160811-04

Wear Analysis of Second-generation Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylene in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty

Christopher Samujh, MD; Samrath Bhimani, MS; Langan Smith, BS; Arthur L. Malkani, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1178-e1182 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160808-02

Prophylactic Cerclage With Braided Polyblend Suture During Femoral Broaching

Chima D. Nwankwo, MD; Robin Parrish, BSE; Jeremi Leasure, MSE; William A. McGann, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1183-e1187 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160808-03

Case Report

Calculating the Position of the Joint Line of the Knee Using Anatomical Landmarks

Gavin C. Pereira, MBBS, FRCS (Tr & Orth); Ericka von Kaeppler, BS; Michael J. Alaia, MD; Kenneth Montini, MD; Matthew J. Lopez, MD; Paul E. Di Cesare, MD; Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):381-386 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160729-01

Severe Brachial Plexus Injuries in American Football

Charles A. Daly, MD; S. Houston Payne, MD; John G. Seiler, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1188-e1192 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160721-03

Giant Intraosseous Cyst in an Osteoarthritic Knee

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

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1193-e1196 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160721-02

Stress Fractures of the Distal Femur Involving Small Nonossifying Fibromas in Young Athletes

Michael Robertson, MD; Jasen Gilley, MD; Richard Nicholas, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1197-e1200 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160714-04

Lateral Capsular Meniscal Tear in a Cross-country Runner

Todd P. Pierce, MD; Casey Wagner, MD; Vincent K. McInerney, MD; Anthony Festa, MD; Anthony J. Scillia, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1201-e1204 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160714-05

Review Article

Current Concepts and the Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Jumper's Knee

Casey R. Stuhlman, MD; Kris Stowers, MD; Lucas Stowers; Jay Smith, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1028-e1035 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160714-06

Tips & Techniques

Perpendicular Iliac Screw Placement for Reinforcement of Spinopelvic Stabilization

Alan H. Daniels, MD; J. Mason DePasse, MD; Adam E. M. Eltorai, BA; Mark A. Palumbo, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1209-e1212 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160729-02

A Simple Method for Fixation of Proximal Opening-Wedge Osteotomy of the First Metatarsal for Correction of Hallux Valgus

A. Erdem Bagatur, MD; Mehmet Albayrak, MD; Yunus Emre Akman, MD; Merter Yalcinkaya, MD; Utku Erdem Ozer, MD; Mehmet Burak Yalcin, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1213-e1217 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160714-07

Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion in the Outpatient Setting

Arash Emami, MD; Michael Faloon, MD, MS; Kimona Issa, MD; Eiman Shafa, MD; Sina Pourtaheri, MD; Kumar Sinha, MD; Ki S. Hwang, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(6):e1218-e1222 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160721-04

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