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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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  • March/April 2016
  • Volume 39 · Issue 2
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Letter to the Editor

Does Intraoperative Fluoroscopy Improve Component Positioning in Total Hip Arthroplasty?

Parthiv A. Rathod, MD; Ajit J. Deshmukh, MD; Jose A. Rodriguez, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):71 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160304-01

Feature Article

Effect of Microfracture on Meniscal Tear Healing in a Goat (Capra hircus) Model

William R. Howarth, MD; Kevin Brochard, MD; Scot E. Campbell, MD; Brian F. Grogan, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):105-110 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160119-04


Short-term Outcomes With a Second-Generation Uncemented Stem in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Tatsuya Sueyoshi, MD; John B. Meding, MD; Michael E. Berend, MD; Matthew J. Brunsman, MS; Merrill A. Ritter, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e215-e218 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160201-01

Patient Anxiety, Pain, and Satisfaction With Image-Guided Needle Biopsy

Casey Jo Humbyrd, MD; Emily K. Miller, BA; Richard L. Skolasky, PhD; Laura M. Fayad, MD; Frank J. Frassica, MD; Kristy L. Weber, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e219-e224 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160119-01

Long-term Results of a First-Generation Annealed Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylene in Young, Active Patients

Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD; Amar S. Ranawat, MD; Alankar A. Ramteke, MS (Orth); Danyal Nawabi, MD; Morteza Meftah, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e225-e229 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160119-02

Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty and Work-Related Outcomes

Grant H. Garcia, MD; Samuel A. Taylor, MD; Gregory T. Mahony, BA; Brian J. DePalma, BS; Brian M. Grawe, MD; Joseph Nguyen, MPH; Joshua S. Dines, MD; David M. Dines, MD; Russell F. Warren, MD; Edward V. Craig, MD, MPH; Lawrence V. Gulotta, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e230-e235 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160119-03

Clinical and Functional Outcomes of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System

Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD; Brandon L. Morris, MD; Michael R. Dayton, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e236-e239 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160129-01

Computer-Simulated Arthroscopic Knee Surgery: Effects of Distraction on Resident Performance

James B. Cowan, MD; Mark A. Seeley, MD; Todd A. Irwin, MD; Michelle S. Caird, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e240-e245 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160119-05

Diagnostic Algorithm for Residual Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Caroline N. Park, BA; Peter B. White, BA; Morteza Meftah, MD; Amar S. Ranawat, MD; Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e246-e252 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160119-06

Distal Locking Screws for Intramedullary Nailing of Tibial Fractures

Filon Agathangelidis, MD; Georgios Petsatodis, MD, PhD; John Kirkos, MD, PhD; Pericles Papadopoulos, MD, PhD; Dimitrios Karataglis, MD, PhD; Anastasios Christodoulou, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e253-e258 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160129-02

Saphenous and Infrapatellar Nerves at the Adductor Canal: Anatomy and Implications in Regional Anesthesia

Sofia Anagnostopoulou, MD; George Anagnostis, MD; Theodosios Saranteas, MD; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Tilemachos Paraskeuopoulos, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e259-e262 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160129-03

Use of the G-guide for Measuring Stem Antetorsion During Total Hip Arthroplasty

Yuki Fujihara, MD; Shigeo Fukunishi, MD; Tomokazu Fukui, MD; Shoji Nishio, MD; Shohei Okahisa, MD; Yu Takeda, MD; Kenji Kurosaka, MD; Shinichi Yoshiya, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e271-e275 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160201-03

Short-term Results of Robinson Type 2B2 Clavicular Fractures Treated Conservatively or Surgically

Melih Malkoc, MD; Ozgur Korkmaz, MD; Erhan Bayram, MD; Tugrul Ormeci, MD; Mehmet Isyar, MD; Murat Yilmaz, MD; Ali Seker, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e276-e279 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160201-04

Removal of Well-Fixed Cementless Acetabular Components in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty

Muyibat A. Adelani, MD; Stuart B. Goodman, MD, PhD; William J. Maloney, MD; James I. Huddleston III, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e280-e284 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160129-04

Chronic Plantar Fasciitis: Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma, Corticosteroid, and Placebo

Pankaj Mahindra, MS; Mohammad Yamin, MS; Harpal S. Selhi, MS; Sonia Singla, MD; Ashwani Soni, MS

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e285-e289 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160222-01

To Beard or Not to Beard? Bacterial Shedding Among Surgeons

Joshua Alan Parry, MD; Melissa J. Karau, MLS; Johnathon M. Aho, MD; Michael Taunton, MD; Robin Patel, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e290-e294 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160301-01

Sarcopenia in Orthopedic Surgery

Steven L. Bokshan, MD; J. Mason DePasse, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e295-e300 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160222-02

Use of Oversized Highly Porous Cups in Acetabular Revision

Amar S. Ranawat, MD; Morteza Meftah, MD; Anil O. Thomas, MD; Rajshekhar K. Thippanna, MD; Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e301-e306 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160222-03

Effectiveness of Surgical Safety Checklists in Improving Patient Safety

Paul S. Ragusa, DO; Adam Bitterman, DO; Brett Auerbach, DO; William A. Healy III, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e307-e310 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160301-02

Comparison of Specific Femoral Short Stems and Conventional-Length Stems in Primary Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty

Young-Soo Shin, MD; Dong-Hun Suh, MD; Jong-Hoon Park, MD; Jeong-Lae Kim, MD; Seung-Beom Han, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e311-e317 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160222-04

Recidivism Rates After Smoking Cessation Before Spinal Fusion

Brandon B. Carlson, MD, MPH; Douglas C. Burton, MD; R. Sean Jackson, MD; Stephanie Robinson, MS

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e318-e322 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160301-03

A Biomechanical Analysis of Anchor Placement for Bankart Repair: Effect of Portal Placement

Ehsan Jazini, MD; Brian Shiu, MD; Astor Robertson, MD; Joseph P. Russell, BS; Abigail Iacangelo, BS; R. Frank Henn III, MD; S. Ashfaq Hasan, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e323-e327 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160301-04

Effect of Different Distal Fixation Augmentation Methods on the Pullout Strength of Fassier-Duval Telescoping Rods

Alfred Mansour III, MD; James Barsi, MD; Todd Baldini, MS; Gaia Georgopoulos, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e328-e332 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160307-01

Referral Patterns of Emergent Pediatric Hand Injury Transfers to a Tertiary Care Center

Alex L. Gornitzky, BS; Andrew H. Milby, MD; Melissa A. Gunderson, BA; Benjamin Chang, MD; Robert B. Carrigan, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e333-e339 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160222-06

Surgical Treatment of Displaced Acetabular Fractures Using a Modified Stoppa Approach

Mehmet Elmadag, MD; Yunus Guzel, MD; Yusuf Aksoy, MD; Mehmet Arazi, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e340-e345 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160222-07

Updated Outcomes of Prophylactic Femoral Fixation

Sarah M. Kreul, MD; Joel I. Sorger, MD; Victoria P. Rajamanickam, MS; John P. Heiner, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e346-e352 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160222-08

Review Article

Paraspinal Muscle Atrophy After Lumbar Spine Surgery

Sina Pourtaheri, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Elizabeth Lord, MD; Remi Ajiboye, MD; Austin Drysch; Ki Hwang, MD; Michael Faloon, MD; Kumar Sinha, MD; Arash Emami, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e209-e214 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160129-07

Case Report

Transosseous Physeal-Sparing Rotator Cuff Repair in an Adolescent Football Player

Maxwell C. Alley, BS; Samik Banerjee, MBBS, MS (Orth), MRCS (Glasg); Dean Papaliodis, MD; Konstantinos Tsitos; George S. Zanaros, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e353-e358 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160129-06

Locked Superior Patellar Dislocation

Matthew J. Brown, MD; Richard Ahn, MD; Donald J. Nenno II, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e359-e361 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160119-07

Adolescent Femoral Chondral Fragment Fixation With Poly-L-Lactic Acid Chondral Darts

John K. Morris, MD; Alexander E. Weber, MD; Mark S. Morris, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e362-e366 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160129-05

Management of Postpartum Diastasis of the Pubic Symphysis

Davis Erickson, BS; Jeffrey Low, MD; Joseph Shumway, MD, MPH, FACOG

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e367-e369 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160307-02

Painful Intramuscular Lipoma of the Infraspinatus: Unusual Location and Presentation

Hee-won Park, MD, MA; Hannae Jo, MD; Sung Hoon Moon, MD, MS; Sora Baek, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e370-e373 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160307-03

Total Hip Arthroplasty Complicated by a Gluteal Hematoma Resulting in Acute Foot Drop

Nicolas K. Khattar, MD; Phillip V. Parry, MD; Nitin Agarwal, MD; Hope K. George, PA-C; Eric S. Kretz; Timothy M. Larkin, BS; Gary S. Gruen, MD; Adnan A. Abla, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e374-e376 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160307-04

Tips & Techniques

Internal Compression Screw Exchange for Reduction of Distal Tibiofibular Syndesmotic Injuries

Vladimir B. Shur, MD, PhD; Krum G. Georgiev, DPM; Jonathan J. Richards, DPM

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e377-e379 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160201-06

Intraoperative Distal Femoral Fine Wire Traction to Facilitate Intramedullary Nailing of the Femur

Michael Githens, MD; Timothy B. Alton, MD; Reza Firoozabadi, MD; Julius A. Bishop, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e380-e385 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160201-07

Repair of Chronic Tibialis Anterior Tendon Ruptures

Shawn S. Funk, MD; Bethany Gallagher, MD; A. Brian Thomson, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e386-e390 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160307-05

Prospective, Longitudinal Evaluation of Gender Differences After Total Hip Arthroplasty

Jeffrey J. Cherian, DO; Alexander H. Jinnah, MD; Kristin Robinson, BS; Mary I. O'Connor, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e391-e396 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160307-06

Radiologic Case Study

Pedicolaminar Fracture-Dislocation

Michael P. Silverstein, MD; Santaram Vallurupalli, MD; Scott Brigeman, BS; Timothy A. Moore, MD; Laura W. Bancroft, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(2):e397-e401 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160201-05

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