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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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  • May/June 2017
  • Volume 40 · Issue 3
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Feature Article

Quantitative Anatomical Differences in the Shoulder

Usman Ali Mohammed Syed, BS; Daniel E. Davis, MD, MS; Jia-wei Ko, MD; Brian K. Lee, MD; Daniel Huttman, MD; Adam Seidl, MD; Carl Deirmengian, MD; Joseph A. Abboud, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):155-160 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170109-03


Early Postoperative Displacement of Combined Pelvic Ring Injury With Acetabular Fracture

Arthur E. Hess, MD; Herman S. Johal, MD; Robert V. O'Toole, MD; Jason W. Nascone, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):163-168 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170208-01


Avascular Necrosis Is Associated With Increased Transfusions and Readmission Following Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty

Francis C. Lovecchio, MD; John Paul Manalo, MD; Alysen Demzik, BS; Shawn Sahota, MD; Matthew Beal, MD; David Manning, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):171-176 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170117-03


Effect of Humeral Component Version on Outcomes in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Alexander W. Aleem, MD; Brian T. Feeley, MD; Luke S. Austin, MD; C. Benjamin Ma, MD; Ryan J. Krupp, MD; Matthew L. Ramsey, MD; Charles L. Getz, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):179-186 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170117-04


Posterior Cortical Axis: A New Landmark to Control Femoral Component Rotation in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Doerte Matziolis, MD; Marius Meiser; Norbert Sieber, MD; Ulf Teichgräber, PhD; Georg Matziolis, PhD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):188-190 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170117-01

Comparison of Irrigation Times Using Gravity and High-Pressure Lavage

Stefano Muscatelli, BS; Andrea Howe, BS; Nathan N. O'Hara, MHA; Robert V. O'Toole, MD; Sheila A. Sprague, PhD; Gerard P. Slobogean, MD, MPH, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e413-e416 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170109-01

Cardiac Biomarkers Predict 1-Year Mortality in Elderly Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery

Spyridon Katsanos, MD; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Nikolaos Kafkas, MD; Celestino Sardu, MD; Vasileios Kamperidis, MD; Panagiota Katsanou, MD; Dimitrios Farmakis, MD; John Parissis, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e417-e424 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170109-02

Gait Kinematic Deviations in Patients With Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Treated With Total Hip Arthroplasty

Yong Nie, PhD; Ning Ning, PhD; Fuxing Pei, MD; Bin Shen, MD; Zongke Zhou, MD; Zongming Li, PhD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e425-e431 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170109-04

Elution Profiles of Two Methods of Antibiotic Tibial Nail Preparations

Matthew R. Karek, MD; Nancy M. Jackson, PhD; Jeffrey C. Flynn, PhD; Rahul Vaidya, MD; David C. Markel, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e436-e442 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170120-01

Computed Tomography–Guided Catheterization Drainage to Cure Spinal Tuberculosis With Individualized Chemotherapy

Jianhua Li, MD; Xuequan Huang, MD; Feifan Chen, MD; Fei Dai, MD; Qiang Zhou, MD; Fei Luo, MD; Jianzhong Xu, MD; Zehua Zhang, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e443-e449 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170117-02

Sleep Disturbance and Anatomic Shoulder Arthroplasty

Brent J. Morris, MD; Aaron D. Sciascia, PhD, ATC, PES; Cale A. Jacobs, PhD; T. Bradley Edwards, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e450-e454 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170120-02

Effects of Cementing on Ligament Balance During Total Knee Arthroplasty

Jimmy Chow, MD; Kevin Wang, MD; Leah Elson, BS; Christopher Anderson, MS, MBA; Martin Roche, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e455-e459 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170208-03

Anatomical Relationship of the Axillary Nerve to the Pectoralis Major Tendon Insertion

Brian Shiu, MD; Ehsan Jazini, MD; Astor Robertson, MD; R. Frank Henn, MD; S. Ashfaq Hasan, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e460-e464 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170208-04

Using Accelerometer-Based Portable Navigation to Perform Accurate Total Knee Arthroplasty Bone Resection in Asian Patients

Hideki Ueyama, MD; Yoshio Matsui, MD, PhD; Yukihide Minoda, MD, PhD; Masanori Matsuura, MD; Hiroaki Nakamura, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e465-e472 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170223-01

Clinical Outcome of Total Knee Arthroplasty After Prior Microfracture: A Matched Cohort Study

Mohammad Humza Ansari, BS; Ayoosh Pareek, BS; Nick R. Johnson, BS; Matthew P. Abdel, MD; Michael J. Stuart, MD; Aaron J. Krych, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e473-e478 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170223-02

Geometric Analysis of the Proximal Humerus in Elderly Japanese Patients: Implications for Implant Selection in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Keisuke Matsuki, MD; Hiroyuki Sugaya, MD; Shota Hoshika, MD; Yusuke Ueda, MD; Norimasa Takahashi, MD; Morihito Tokai, MD; Kazutomo Onishi, MD; Scott A. Banks, PhD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e485-e490 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170308-03

New Proximal Femoral Compaction Blade Provides Strong Antirotation Stability of the Femoral Head

Shinya Hayashi, MD, PhD; Yukiaki Hirata, MS; Daiki Okamoto, BS; Satoshi Kakunai, PhD; Shingo Hashimoto, MD, PhD; Koji Takayama, MD, PhD; Tomoyuki Matsumoto, MD, PhD; Takahiro Niikura, MD, PhD; Takaaki Fujishiro, MD, PhD; Takafumi Hiranaka, MD, PhD; Kotaro Nishida, MD, PhD; Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e491-e494 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170308-05


Gluteus Maximus Advancement Flap Procedure for Reconstruction of Posterior Soft Tissue Deficiency in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty

Benjamin F. Ricciardi, MD; Peter W. Henderson, MD, MBA; Alexander S. McLawhorn, MD, MBA; Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD; Mathias P. Bostrom, MD; Lloyd B. Gayle, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e495-e500 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170308-06

Analysis of Bony and Internal Organ Injuries Associated With 26,357 Adult Femoral Shaft Fractures and Their Impact on Mortality

Nidharshan S. Anandasivam, BS; Glenn S. Russo, MD, MS; Jennifer M. Fischer, BA; Andre M. Samuel, MD; Nathaniel T. Ondeck, BS; Matthew S. Swallow, BA; Sophie H. Chung, BS; Daniel D. Bohl, MD, MPH; Jonathan N. Grauer, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e506-e512 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170327-01

Responsiveness and Internal Validity of Common Patient-Reported Outcome Measures Following Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Aaron D. Sciascia, PhD, ATC, PES; Brent J. Morris, MD; Cale A. Jacobs, PhD; T. Bradley Edwards, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e513-e519 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170327-02

The Impact of Lumbar Spine Disease and Deformity on Total Hip Arthroplasty Outcomes

Daniel J. Blizzard, MD, MS; Charles Z. Sheets, PT; Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD; Colin T. Penrose, MD; Mitchell R. Klement, MD; Michael A. Gallizzi, MD, MS; Christopher R. Brown, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e520-e525 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170327-03

Septic Arthritis of the Wrist: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Predictors of Infection

John D. Jennings, MD; Elizabeth Zielinski, MD; Rick Tosti, MD; Asif M. Ilyas, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e526-e531 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170404-01

Comparison of Anteromedial and Transtibial ACL Reconstruction Using Expandable Fixation

Omer Ozel, MD; Bulent Yucel, MD; Osman Orman, MD; Emre Demircay, MD; Serhat Mutlu, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e532-e537 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170404-02

Review Article

Periprosthetic Fractures in Megaprostheses: Algorithmic Approach to Treatment

Olga D. Savvidou, MD; Vasileios I. Sakellariou, MD, PhD; Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, MD; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD, PhD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e387-e394 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170117-07

Functional Outcomes Following Surgical Management of Femoral Neck Stress Fractures

Nicholas A. Kusnezov, MD; Emmanuel D. Eisenstein, MD; John C. Dunn, MD; Brian R. Waterman, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e395-e399 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170120-03

Patient Satisfaction Reporting After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review

Cynthia A. Kahlenberg, MD; Benedict U. Nwachukwu, MD, MBA; William W. Schairer, MD; Michael E. Steinhaus, MD; Michael B. Cross, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e400-e404 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170120-04

Characteristics of Orthopedic Publications in High-Impact General Medical Journals

Benedict U. Nwachukwu, MD, MBA; Cynthia A. Kahlenberg, MD; Jason D. Lehman, MD; Stephen Lyman, PhD; Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e405-e412 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170223-04

Case Report

Deep Infections After Syndesmotic Fixation With a Suture Button Device

Amanda J. Fantry, MD; Seth W. O'Donnell, MD; Chris T. Born, MD; Roman A. Hayda, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e541-e545 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20161229-02

Mycobacterium avium Complex Septic Arthritis Presenting as Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head in a Patient With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Alexander B. Christ, MD; Elena V. Zininberg, MD; Kethy M. Jules-Elysee, MD; Michael L. Parks, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e549-e552 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20161229-04

Tips & Techniques

Anterior Approach in Total Hip Replacement

Matteo Cadossi, MD, PhD; Andrea Sambri, MD; Giuseppe Tedesco, MD; Antonio Mazzotti, MD; Silvio Terrando, MD; Cesare Faldini, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e553-e556 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20161202-06


Plantar Plating for the Treatment of Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Fractures in Elite Athletes

Ronald J. Mitchell, MD; Neil L. Duplantier, MD; Domenica A. Delgado, BS; Bradley S. Lambert, PhD; Patrick C. McCulloch, MD; Joshua D. Harris, MD; Kevin E. Varner, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e563-e566 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170327-04

Age-Related Outcome of Mobile-Bearing Total Ankle Replacement

Federico G. Usuelli, MD; Camilla Maccario, MD; Riccardo D'Ambrosi, MD; Michele F. Surace, MD; Ettore Vulcano, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(3):e567-e573 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170327-05

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