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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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  • May/June 2016
  • Volume 39 · Issue 3
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Review Article

Outcomes Following Radial Head Arthroplasty

John R. Fowler, MD; Sarah E. Henry, MD; Peter Xu, BA; Robert J. Goitz, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):153-160 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160324-06

Low-Contact-Stress Knee Arthroplasty: Past History or Ahead of Time?

Arthur W. Zürcher, MD; James B. Stiehl, MD; Ruud G. Pöll, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e402-e412 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-16

Feature Article

Idiopathic Spinal Epidural Lipomatosis in the Lumbar Spine

Ali A. Al-Omari, MD; Rishabh D. Phukan, BA; Dana A. Leonard, BA; Tyler L. Herzog, BS; Kirkham B. Wood, MD; Christopher M. Bono, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):163-168 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160315-04


Epidemiology of Total Ankle Arthroplasty: Trends in New York State

Christine M. Seaworth, MD; Huong T. Do, MA; Ettore Vulcano, MD; Sriniwasan B. Mani, BS; Stephen L. Lyman, PhD; Scott J. Ellis, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):170-176 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-12


The Boxer's Fracture: Splint Immobilization Is Not Necessary

John C. Dunn, MD; Nicholas Kusnezov, MD; Justin D. Orr, MD; Mark Pallis, DO; Justin S. Mitchell, DO

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):188-192 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160315-05


Accuracy of Component Placement in Robotic-Assisted Total Hip Arthroplasty

John M. Redmond, MD; Asheesh Gupta, MD, MPH; Jon E. Hammarstedt, BS; Alexandra Petrakos, BA; Christine E. Stake, DHA; Benjamin G. Domb, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):193-199 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160404-06

Modifiable Risk Factors in Patients With Low Back Pain

Scott T. Shemory, MD; Kiel J. Pfefferle, MD; Ian M. Gradisar, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e413-e416 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160404-02

Correlation Between Cam-Type Femoroacetabular Impingement and Radiographic Osteitis Pubis

Elizabeth Phillips, BS; Viviane Khoury, MD; Andrew Wilmot, MD; John D. Kelly IV, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e417-e422 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160404-03

Postoperative Surgical Infection After Spinal Surgery in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Kensuke Koyama, MD, PhD; Tetsuro Ohba, MD, PhD; Shigeto Ebata, MD, PhD; Hirotaka Haro, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e430-e433 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160404-05

Prevalence of Symptomatic Lumbar Spondylolysis in Pediatric Patients

Akihiro Nitta, MD; Toshinori Sakai, MD, PhD; Yuichiro Goda, MD; Yoichiro Takata, MD, PhD; Kosaku Higashino, MD, PhD; Tadanori Sakamaki, MD, PhD; Koichi Sairyo, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e434-e437 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160404-07

Orthopedic Surgery Resident Debt Load and Its Effect on Career Choice

Joey P. Johnson, MD; Dale B. Cassidy, MD; Josef N. Tofte, MD; Jason T. Bariteau, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e438-e443 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160315-01

Hand Dominance and Common Hand Conditions

Kevin Lutsky, MD; Nayoung Kim, BS; Juana Medina, MD; Mitchell Maltenfort, PhD; Pedro K. Beredjiklian, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e444-e448 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160315-02

Femoral Nerve Block Versus Long-Acting Wound Infiltration in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Roger H. Emerson Jr, MD; John W. Barrington, MD; Oluseun Olugbode, MS; Scott Lovald, PhD, MBA; Heather Watson, PhD; Kevin Ong, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e449-e455 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160315-03

Two-Stage Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Brandon J. Erickson, MD; Gregory Cvetanovich, MD; Khalid Waliullah, MD; Michael Khair, MD; Patrick Smith, MD; Bernard Bach Jr, MD; Seth Sherman, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e456-e464 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160324-01

Surgical Management of Proximal Humeral Fractures: The Emerging Role of Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Gregory L. Cvetanovich, MD; Rachel M. Frank, MD; Peter N. Chalmers, MD; Nikhil N. Verma, MD; Gregory P. Nicholson, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e465-e473 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160324-02

Use of an Irrigation Pump System in Arthroscopic Procedures

Mark S. Hsiao, MD; Nicholas Kusnezov, MD; Ryan N. Sieg, MD; Brett D. Owens, MD; Joshua P. Herzog, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e474-e478 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-01

Simulation Training Improves Surgical Proficiency and Safety During Diagnostic Shoulder Arthroscopy Performed by Residents

Brian R. Waterman, MD; Kevin D. Martin, DO; Kenneth L. Cameron, PhD, MPH, ATC; Brett D. Owens, MD; Philip J. Belmont Jr, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e479-e485 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-02

Arthroscopic-Assisted Fixation of Tibial Plateau Fractures: Patient-Reported Postoperative Activity Levels

John Kampa, MD; Ryan Dunlay, MD; Robby Sikka, MD; Marc Swiontkowski, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e486-e491 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-03

Biomechanical Assessment of Patellar Advancement Procedures for Patella Alta

Adam Seidl, MD; Todd Baldini, MSc; Kevin Krughoff, BA; Joshua A. Shapiro, BA; Bennie Lindeque, MD; Jason Rhodes, MD; James Carollo, PhD, PE

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e492-e497 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-04

Discoid Meniscus Associated With Achondroplasia

Daniel G. Hoernschemeyer, MD; Alfred Atanda Jr, MD; Ellen Dean-Davis, MD; Sumit K. Gupta, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e498-e503 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-06

Comparison of Instrumented and Noninstrumented Surgical Treatment of Severe Vertebral Osteomyelitis

Sina Pourtaheri, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Tyler Stewart, MD; Eiman Shafa, MD; Remi Ajiboye, MD; Rafael A. Buerba, MD; Elizabeth Lord, MD; Ki Hwang, MD; Daniel Mangels, MD; Arash Emami, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e504-e508 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-07

Displaced Proximal Humerus Fractures in Older Patients: Shoulder Surgeons Versus Traumatologists

Suneel B. Bhat, MD, MPhil; Eric S. Secrist, BS; Luke S. Austin, MD; Charles L. Getz, MD; James C. Krieg, MD; Samir Mehta, MD; Surena Namdari, MD, MSc

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e509-e513 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-08

Biomechanical Analysis of Pedicle Screw Fixation for Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures

Matthew McDonnell, MD; Kalpit N. Shah, MD; David J. Paller, MS; Nikhil A. Thakur, MD; Sarath Koruprolu, MS; Mark A. Palumbo, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e514-e518 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-09

Fibular Allograft and Demineralized Bone Matrix for the Treatment of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Travis Murray, MD; Melanie A. Morscher, BS; Amy M. Krahe, MPT; Mark J. Adamczyk, MD; Dennis S. Weiner, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e519-e525 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-10

Prediction of Cervical Endplate Size: One Size Does Not Fit All

Adrianne Elizabeth Soo, BS; Eric Olsson, MD; Moe Lim, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e526-e531 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-11

Biomechanical Analysis of Internal Bracing for Treatment of Medial Knee Injuries

Brian B. Gilmer, MD; Timothy Crall, MD; Jeffrey DeLong, BS; Takanori Kubo, MD; Gordon Mackay, MD; Sunil S. Jani, MD, MS

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e532-e537 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-13

Impact of Race and Gender on Utilization Rate of Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Stephen Yu, MD; Siddharth A. Mahure, MD; Nisha Branch, MD; Brent Mollon, MD, FRCSC; Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e538-e544 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160427-14

Case Report

A 15-Year-Old Male Baseball Player With a Mass in the Brachialis Muscle

Ivan J. Golub, BS; Roberto A. Garcia, MD; James C. Wittig, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e545-e548 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160324-03

Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty in a 15 Year Old With Skeletal Dysplasia and Open Physes

Jason C. Ho, MD; Marcelo B. P. Siqueira, MD; Paul Jacob, DO; Ryan C. Goodwin, MD; Wael K. Barsoum, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e549-e552 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160324-04

Smooth Pins Reinforcing Static Cement Spacers for Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty Are Not Safe

Roald J. Llado, MD; Samik Banerjee, MBBS, MRCS (Glasg), MS (Ortho); Harpal S. Khanuja, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e553-e557 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160324-05

Atypical Presentation of an Epidural Hematoma in a Patient Receiving Rivaroxaban After Total Hip Arthroplasty

Omer Ozel, MD; Emre Demircay, MD; Atilla Kircelli, MD; Tufan Cansever, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e558-e560 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160414-01

Avulsion Fracture of the Tibial Tubercle Associated With Patellar Tendon Avulsion

Daine O. Clarke, MBBS, BMedSc (Hon); Safiya A. Franklin, MBBS, DM (Ortho); Dean E. Wright, MBBS, FRCS (Ed), DM (Ortho)

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e561-e564 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160414-02

Once Annealed Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylene Exhibits Low Wear at 9 to 15 Years

James D'Antonio, MD; William N. Capello, MD; Rama Ramakrishnan, MS

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e565-e571 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160414-03

Tips & Techniques

Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Total Hip Arthroplasty Stratified by Body Mass Index

Eddie S. Wu, DO; Jeffrey J. Cherian, DO; Julio J. Jauregui, MD; Kristin Robinson, MS; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e572-e577 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160404-09

Inferomedial or Inferolateral Intra-articular Injections of the Knee to Minimize Pain Intensity

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

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e578-e581 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160404-10


Incarcerated Cortical Fragments in Intramedullary Nailing

Jonathan G. Eastman, MD; Reza Firoozabadi, MD; Laurence E. Cook, MD; David P. Barei, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e582-e586 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160414-04

Step-Cut Osteotomy for Recalcitrant Humeral Shaft Nonunion

Steven K. Dailey, MD; Michael T. Archdeacon, MD, MSE

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e587-e591 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160414-05

Radiologic Case Study

Congenital Medial Meniscus Hypoplasia

Alex Benedick, BS; Sahar Shiraj, MD; James Williams, MD; Murali Sundaram, MD; Naveen Subhas, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(3):e593-e594 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160404-08

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