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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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  • September/October 2017
  • Volume 40 · Issue 5
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Letter to the Editor
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Review Article

Perioperative Management of Rheumatoid Medications in Orthopedic Surgery

Kunal Sindhu, BA; Brian Cohen, MD; Joseph A. Gil, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):282-286 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170518-04

Diagnosis and Management of Traumatic Patellar Instability in the Pediatric Patient

Steven F. DeFroda, MD; Joseph A. Gil, MD; Alex Boulos, BS; Aristides I. Cruz Jr, MD, MBA

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e749-e757 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170602-04

Diagnostic Evaluation of Upper Extremity Masses and Tumors

Andrew R. Tyser, MD; Patrick A. Holt, MD, PhD; R. Lor Randall, MD, FACS

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e758-e764 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170518-02

Perioperative Physiotherapy in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Melvin G. Joice, BSE; Subhrojyoti Bhowmick, MD; Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e765-e773 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170518-03

Feature Article

Procedural Sedation With Ketamine Versus Propofol for Closed Reduction of Pediatric Both Bone Forearm Fractures

Todd Morrison, MD; Chris Carender, BS; Brendan Kilbane, MD; Raymond W. Liu, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):288-294 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170824-01


Provider-Initiated Patient Satisfaction Reporting Yields Improved Physician Ratings Relative to Online Rating Websites

Benjamin F. Ricciardi, MD; Brad S. Waddell, MD; Scott R. Nodzo, MD; Jeffrey Lange, MD; Allina A. Nocon, MPH; Spencer Amundsen, MD; T. David Tarity, MD; Alexander S. McLawhorn, MD, MBA

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):304-310 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170810-03

Outcomes of Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients With Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Brian P. Chalmers, MD; Cameron K. Ledford, MD; Kevin I. Perry, MD; Tad M. Mabry, MD; Arlen D. Hanssen, MD; Matthew P. Abdel, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e774-e778 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170531-01


Use of 2-Octyl Cyanoacrylate Adhesive and Polyester Mesh for Wound Closure in Primary Knee Arthroplasty

Andrew J. Holte, BA; Josef N. Tofte, MD; Greta J. Dahlberg, BA; Nicolas Noiseux, MD, MS, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e784-e787 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170531-03

Decreased Radiation Exposure Among Orthopedic Residents Is Maintained When Using the Mini C-Arm After Undergoing Radiation Safety Training

David Gendelberg, MD; William L. Hennrikus, MD; Carissa Sawyer, BA; Douglas Armstrong, MD; Steven King, PhD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e788-e792 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170531-04

Correlation of the Features of the Lumbar Multifidus Muscle With Facet Joint Osteoarthritis

Bo Yu, MD; Kaibiao Jiang, MD; Xinfeng Li, MD; Jidong Zhang, MD; Zude Liu, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e793-e800 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170531-05

Biomechanical Evaluation of Unicortical Stress Risers of the Proximal Humerus Associated With Pectoralis Major Repair

David J. Wilson, MD; Brian P. Milam, MD; William F. Scully, MD; Todd P. Balog, MD; Kyong S. Min, MD; Christopher S. Chen, MD; Bryant G. Marchant, MD; Edward D. Arrington, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e801-e805 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170810-02

Factors Influencing Orthopedic Surgery Residents' Choice of Subspecialty Fellowship

Joseph J. Kavolus, MD, MSCR; Andrew P. Matson, MD; William A. Byrd, MD; Brian E. Brigman, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e820-e824 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170619-01

Surgeons' Perspectives on Premium Implants in Total Joint Arthroplasty

Amy S. Wasterlain, MD; Ricardo J. Bello, MD, MPH; Jonathan Vigdorchik, MD; Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc; William J. Long, MD, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e825-e830 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170619-02

The Intra-articular “Wave Sign” as a Landmark for Suture Anchor Placement in Arthroscopic Remplissage

Cynthia A. Kahlenberg, MD; Grant H. Garcia, MD; Ryan M. Degen, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Joseph N. Liu, MD; Joshua S. Dines, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e831-e835 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170619-03

Performance and Return to Sport After Nonoperative Treatment of Clavicle Fractures in National Football League Players

Robert A. Jack II, MD; Kyle R. Sochacki, MD; Sergio M. Navarro, BS; Patrick C. McCulloch, MD; David M. Lintner, MD; Joshua D. Harris, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e836-e843 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170719-03

Metal Allergy as a Cause of Implant Failure in Shoulder Arthroplasty

Jia-Wei Kevin Ko, MD; Thema A. Nicholson, MS; C. Edward Hoffler, MD; Gerald Williams Jr, MD; Charles Getz, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e844-e848 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170719-01

Valve or No Valve: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Casting Options for Pediatric Forearm Fractures

Paul C. Baldwin III, MD; Eric Han, BS; Anthony Parrino, MD; Matthew J. Solomito, PhD; Mark C. Lee, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e849-e854 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170719-02

Risk Factors for Hospital Admission Following Arthroscopic Bankart Repair

Steven F. DeFroda, MD, MEng; Steven L. Bokshan, MD; Brett D. Owens, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e855-e861 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170719-04

Treatment of Unicameral Bone Cysts of the Proximal Femur With Internal Fixation Lessens the Risk of Additional Surgery

Benjamin Wilke, MD; Matthew Houdek, MD; Rameshwar R. Rao, PhD; Michelle S. Caird, MD; A. Noelle Larson, MD; Todd Milbrandt, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e862-e867 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170810-01

Vitamin D Use and Health Outcomes After Surgery for Hip Fracture

Sheila Sprague, PhD; Gerard P. Slobogean, MD, MPH; Earl Bogoch, MD, FRCSC; Brad Petrisor, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Alisha Garibaldi, MSc; Nathan O'Hara, MSc; Mohit Bhandari, MD, PhD, FRCSC; FAITH Investigators

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e868-e875 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170907-01

Extent and Morbidity of Lateralization of a Trochanteric Fixation Nail Blade

Phillip A. Sandifer, MD; Robert M. Hulick, MD; Matthew L. Graves, MD; Clay A. Spitler, MD; George V. Russell, MD, MBA; Josie M. Hydrick, BS; LaRita C. Jones, PhD; Patrick F. Bergin, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e886-e891 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170810-05

Comparison of Knee Stability and Synovial Fluid Alterations in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With a Hamstring Autograft or an Allograft

Rui Yang, MD; Haiquan Deng, MM; Jingyi Hou, MD; Yi Ouyang, MM; Zhong Chen, MM; Bin Song, MD; Yunfeng Zhou, MM; Weiquan Tan, MM; Weiping Li, MD; Huiyong Shen, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e892-e897 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170824-02

T786C Mutation in the Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Gene in Patients With Primary Osteonecrosis

Amir M. Khan, MD; Joshua Choi, MD; Richard A. Freiberg, MD; Charles J. Glueck, MD; Naila Goldenberg, MD; Ping Wang, PhD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e898-e903 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170824-03

Perioperative Blood Loss During Total Hip Arthroplasty Among Patients With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Yong Hu, MD; Wei-Zhou Jiang, MD; Zhi-Fa Huang, MD; Tahsin Tarik Torsha, BD; De-Sheng Yang, MD; Jun Xiao, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e904-e910 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170831-01

Case Report

A Modified Lateral Approach for Total Knee Replacement in Type 2 Valgus Deformity

Matthias Aurich, MD, DSc; Mark Lenz, MD, DSc; Norman Best, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):313-316 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170602-03

New Technique for Removal of Screws With Damaged Heads

Takahiro Iwata, MD, PhD; Satoshi Nozawa, MD, PhD; Masato Maeda, MD, PhD; Haruhiko Akiyama, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e911-e914 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170602-01

Complex Lumbar Spine Fusion for an Elderly Patient Under Spinal Anesthesia

Noah L. Lessing, BS; Charles C. Edwards II, MD; Charles Lin, MD; Charles H. Brown IV, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e915-e917 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170602-02

Right Ring Finger Volar Mass in a 14-Year-Old Boy

Mary P. Fox, MD; Jack E. McKay, MD; Randall D. Craver, MD; Nicholas D. Pappas, MD

Orthopedics. 2017;40(5):e918-e920 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170518-01

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