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Orthopedics: Clinical. Trusted. Independent.

For over 35 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:

• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
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• Two Tips & Techniques articles posted with every issue

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Table of Contents
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Superior Capsular Reconstruction

Robert U. Hartzler, MD, MS; Stephen S. Burkhart, MD

Letter to the Editor Free
Guest Editorial Free
Review Article

Perioperative Management of Rheumatoid Medications in Orthopedic Surgery

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

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

Feature Article
Feature Article

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

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

Review Article

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

Review Article

Diagnostic Evaluation of Upper Extremity Masses and Tumors

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

Review Article

Perioperative Physiotherapy in Total Knee Arthroplasty

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

Feature Article

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

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Posterior Percutaneous Endoscopic Cervical Foraminotomy and Diskectomy With Unilateral Biportal Endoscopy

Jae Hyun Park, MD; Su Gi Jun, MD; Je Tae Jung, MD; Sang Jin Lee, MD

Feature Article

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

Feature Article

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

Feature Article

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

Feature Article

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

Feature Article

Pain and Opioid Use After Total Shoulder Arthroplasty With Injectable Liposomal Bupivacaine Versus Interscalene Block

Marc R. Angerame, MD; John A. Ruder, MD; Susan M. Odum, PhD; Nady Hamid, MD

Feature Article
Feature Article

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

Feature Article

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

Feature Article

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

Feature Article

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

Feature Article

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

Feature Article

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

Feature Article

Risk Factors for Hospital Admission Following Arthroscopic Bankart Repair

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

Feature Article

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

Feature Article

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

Feature Article
Feature Article
Feature Article

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

Feature Article

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

Feature Article

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

Feature Article

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

Case Report

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

Case Report

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

Case Report

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