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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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  • July/August 2016
  • Volume 39 · Issue 4
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Letter to the Editor

Painful Intramuscular Lipoma of the Infraspinatus: Unusual Location and Presentation

Daniele Coraci, MD; Valter Santilli, MD, PhD; Luca Padua, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):206 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160628-01

Guest Editorial
Feature Article

Total Joint Arthroplasty in a Stand-alone Ambulatory Surgical Center: Short-term Outcomes

Bertrand W. Parcells, MD; Dean Giacobbe, MD; David Macknet, BA; Amy Smith, MSN, RN; Mark Schottenfeld, MD; David A. Harwood, MD; Stephen Kayiaros, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):223-228 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160419-06


Cost Analysis of Hemiarthroplasty Versus Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Fractures

Jason A. Solomon, MD; Sheeba M. Joseph, MD, MS; Yousef Shishani, MD; Brian N. Victoroff, MD; John H. Wilber, MD; Reuben Gobezie, MD; Robert J. Gillespie, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):230-234 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160610-03


Vascular Injury in Orthopedic Trauma

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; George N. Panagopoulos, MD; Zinon T. Kokkalis, MD; Panayiotis Koulouvaris, MD; Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, MD; Vasilios Igoumenou, MD; George Mantas, MD; Konstantinos G. Moulakakis, MD; George S. Sfyroeras, MD; Andreas Lazaris, MD; Panayotis N. Soucacos, MD, FACS

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):249-259 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160610-06

Recurrence After Marginal Excision for Atypical Lipomatous Tumors Versus Lipomas of the Extremities

Costantino Errani, MD; Stefania Cocchi, MD; Nikolin Ali, MD; Mohammadreza Chehrassan, MD; Alberto Righi, MD; Marco Gambarotti, MD; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Daniel Vanel, MD; Davide Donati, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e610-e614 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160610-02

Assessment of Accuracy and Reliability in Acetabular Cup Placement Using an iPhone/iPad System

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

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e621-e626 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160610-05

Comparison of 3 Minimally Invasive Methods for Distal Tibia Fractures

Jun-Hao Fang, MD; Yao-Sen Wu, MD; Xiao-Shan Guo, MD; Liao-Jun Sun, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e627-e633 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160606-01

Three-Year Follow-up of Conservative Treatments of Shoulder Osteoarthritis in Older Patients

Jiong Jiong Guo, MD, PhD; Kailun Wu, MD; Huaqing Guan, MD; Lei Zhang, MD; Cheng Ji, MD; Huilin Yang, MD, PhD; Tiansi Tang, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e634-e641 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160606-02

Effects of Tourniquet Release on Total Knee Arthroplasty

Kai Tie, MD; Dongcai Hu, MD; Yongjian Qi, MD; Hua Wang, MD; Liaobin Chen, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e642-e650 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160606-03

Hypovitaminosis D in Patients Undergoing Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Single-Center Analysis

Bradley P. Inkrott, MD; Jessica L. Koberling, PA-C; Curtis R. Noel, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e651-e656 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160606-04

Predictors of Septic Arthritis in the Adult Population

Robert Borzio, MD; Neil Mulchandani, MD; Robert Pivec, MD; Bhaveen H. Kapadia, MD; Dante Leven, DO; Steven F. Harwin, MD; William P. Urban, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e657-e663 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160606-05

Ipsilateral Tibiotalar Joint Osteoarthritis Transferred to the Contralateral Tibiotalar Joint

Anthony Dugarte, MD, CSCS; Sahil Bharwani, BA; HoJun Yoo, BA; Alexander Vondra Boiwka, MD, MS; Jonathan E. Tang, MD; Uri M. Ahn, MD; Nicholas U. Ahn, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e664-e667 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160606-06

Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Infections in Orthopedic-Related Devices and Prosthetic Joints

Suresh J. Antony, MD; Monisha S. Parikh, MD; Enrique Soto-Ruiz, PharmD; Craig Cameron, DO; Rupal Mody, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e668-e673 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160606-07

Adult Native Septic Arthritis in an Inner City Hospital: Effects on Length of Stay

Jacob Daynes, DO; Matthew F. Roth, MSc; Mark Zekaj, MD; Ian Hudson, DO; Claire Pearson, MD; Rahul Vaidya, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e674-e679 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160419-01

High Disparity Between Orthopedic Resident Interest and Participation in International Health Electives

Steven Zhang, BA; Paul Shultz, MD; Alan Daniels, MD; Edward Ackelman, MD; Robin N. Kamal, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e680-e686 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160419-02

Ipsilateral Nonvascularized Autograft and Periosteal Repair for the Treatment of Pediatric Tumors of the Distal Fibula

Caleb M. Yeung, BA; Santiago A. Lozano-Calderón, MD, PhD; Benjamin Allar, BA; Manahil Naqvi, BA; Mark C. Gebhardt, MD; Megan E. Anderson, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e687-e694 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160419-03

Chronic Antiplatelet Use Associated With Increased Blood Loss in Lumbar Spinal Surgery Despite Adherence to Protocols

Peter T. McCunniff, MD; Ernest Y. Young, MD; Kasra Ahmadinia, MD; David J. Kusin, BA; Uri M. Ahn, MD; Nicholas U. Ahn, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e695-e700 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160419-04

Novel Protocol for Knee Mobilization Under Femoral and Sciatic Nerve Blocks for Postoperative Knee Stiffness

Florian Wanivenhaus, MD; Philippe M. Tscholl, MD; José A. Aguirre, MD, MSc; René Giger, PT, MAS; Sandro F. Fucentese, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e708-e714 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160419-07

Biological Therapies for Cartilage Lesions in the Hip: A New Horizon

Jorge Chahla, MD; Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD; Rodrigo Mardones, MD; Johnny Huard, PhD; Marc J. Philippon, MD; Shane Nho, MD; Omer Mei-Dan, MD; Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e715-e723 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160623-01

Association Between Serum Relaxin and Subsequent Shoulder Instability

Brett D. Owens, MD; Kenneth L. Cameron, PhD, MPH, ATC; Kari B. Clifton, PhD; Steven J. Svoboda, MD; Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e724-e728 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160421-01

The Effect of Mechanical Varus on Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Lateral Collateral Ligament Stress: Finite Element Analyses

Betina B. Hinckel, MD; Marco K. Demange, PhD; Riccardo G. Gobbi, PhD; José Ricardo Pécora, PhD; Gilberto Luis Camanho, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e729-e736 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160421-02

Reduced Anterior Cruciate Ligament Vascularization Is Associated With Chondral Knee Lesions

Iftach Hetsroni, MD; Amir Manor, MD; Alex Finsterbush, MD; Joseph Lowe, MD; Gideon Mann, MD; Ezequiel Palmanovich, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e737-e743 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160421-03

Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Fixation of Calcaneal Fractures in Children

Yongzeng Feng, MD; Yang Yu, MD; Xiaolong Shui, MD; Xiaozhou Ying, MD; Leyi Cai, MD; Jianjun Hong, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e744-e748 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160421-05

History of Nocturia May Guide Urinary Catheterization for Total Joint Arthroplasty

Sumit Rana, MD; Steven T. Woolson, MD; Nicholas J. Giori, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e749-e752 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160421-06

Review Article

Internal Versus External Fixation of Charcot Midfoot Deformity Realignment

Daniel J. Lee, MD; Joseph Schaffer, MD; Tien Chen, PhD; Irvin Oh, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e595-e601 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160526-11

Case Report

Minimally Traumatic Spinopelvic Dissociation With Prolonged Bisphosphonate Use

Colby Oitment, MBBS, BSci; Brahman S. Sivakumar, MBBS, BSci (Med), MS; Anthony Bozzo, MD, BSci; Colm McCarthy, MD; Peter Wong, BPhysio, MPhysio, MBBS; Kevin Tetsworth, MD, FRACS

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e753-e755 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160526-08

Atypical Pectoralis Major Muscle Wasting in a Recreational Weight Lifter

Nata Parnes, MD; Maryellen I. Blevins, PA-C, MPAS; Paul Carey, MD; Darren J. Friedman, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e756-e759 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160526-09

Primary Osteomyelitis of the Clavicle in Children

Sushant Ghate, MD; Ahmed M. Thabet, MD, PhD; G. Max Gosey, MD; Edward P. Southern, MD; Rodolfo E. Bégué, MD; Andrew G. King, MBChB, FRACS

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e760-e763 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160526-10

Distal Humeral Epiphyseal Separation in a Newborn

Sasha J. Tharakan, MD; Rushyuan J. Lee, MD; Ammie M. White, MD; J. Todd R. Lawrence, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e764-e767 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160503-01

Failure of a Unipolar Radial Head Prosthesis Due to Component Dissociation

Roger E. Wiltfong, MD; Raymond K. Wurapa, MD; James C. Cassandra, DO

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e771-e774 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160513-01

Knee Disarticulation for a Total Knee Arthroplasty Periprosthetic Fracture

Larry V. Lee, MD; Sean M. Esmende, MD; Christopher T. Born, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e775-e778 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160513-02

Excision and Reimplantation of the Proximal Humerus After Fracture-Dislocation

Shane R. Hanzlik, MD; Sara E. Pearson, PhD; Paul E. Caldwell III, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e779-e782 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160526-12

Management of Snapping Scapula Syndrome

Mark L. Wang, MD, PhD; Andrew J. Miller, MD; Brooke L. Ballard, MD; Michael J. Botte, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e783-e786 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160526-13

Tips & Techniques

Using a Posterior Compartment Fasciotomy and Paratenon Closure in Acute Achilles Tendon Repair

David Saper, MD; Kyle Lybrand, MD; William Creevy, MD, MBA; Xinning Li, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e790-e793 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160503-04

Preventing Proximal Adjacent Level Kyphosis With Strap Stabilization

Khaled M. Zaghloul, MD; Brett J. Matoian, MS; Nicholas B. Denardin, BS; Vikas V. Patel, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e794-e799 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160503-05

Characteristics and Complications of Super-Obese Patients Who Underwent Total Knee Arthroplasty

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

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e800-e805 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160513-05

Double-Level Pelvic Osteotomy for Managing Persistent Acetabular Dysplasia

Abdulrahman D. Algarni, MD, SSC (Ortho), ABOS; Fikry Abdelfattah, MD, MSc; Abdulaziz Al-Ahaideb, MBBS, FRCSC; Hamza M. Alrabai, MD, SB-Orth, JMC (Ortho); Shaji John Kachanathu, PT, PhD; Hazem Al-Khawashki, MD, FRCS; Mamoun Kremli, MBBS, FRCS

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e806-e809 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160513-06

Radiologic Case Study


Emmanuel Bassily, MD; M. Cody O'Dell, MD; Brad Homan, DO; Christopher Wasyliw, MD

Orthopedics. 2016;39(4):e810-e813 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20160503-03

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