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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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  • November/December 2018
  • Volume 41 · Issue 6
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Feature Article

Tibial Interference Screw Positioning Relative to the Bone Plug in ACL Reconstruction: A Biomechanical Comparison of Cortical Versus Cancellous-Sided Placement

Nathan A. Marsh, MD; Ivan J. Antosh, MD; Daniel K. O'Conor, BS; Raymond J. Ortega, BS; Nicholas S. Paneral, BS; Kenneth L. Cameron, PhD, MPH, ATC; Matthew Posner, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):337-342 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180815-03


Albumin Versus American Society of Anesthesiologists Score: Which Is More Predictive of Complications Following Total Joint Arthroplasty?

Sean P. Ryan, MD; Cary Politzer, MD; Cynthia Green, PhD; Samuel Wellman, MD; Michael Bolognesi, MD; Thorsten Seyler, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):354-362 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181010-05


Pregabalin and Dexmedetomidine Combined for Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty or Total Hip Arthroplasty Performed Under Spinal Anesthesia

Cheol Lee, MD, PhD; Juhwan Lee, MD, PhD; Gilho Lee, MD; Hayeong Lee; Eunnim Koh; Jihyo Hwang, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):365-370 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181023-04

Early Clinical Outcomes of a New Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty Design

Russell G. Cohen, MD; Nathan C. Sherman, MBA; Sheridan L. James, BS

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e765-e771 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180828-05

Risk Factors Associated With Short-term Clinical Results After Total Hip Arthroplasty for Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Takashi Imagama, MD, PhD; Atsunori Tokushige, MD; Kazushige Seki, MD; Toshihiro Seki, MD; Hiroyoshi Ogasa, MD, PhD; Toshihiko Taguchi, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e772-e776 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180828-06

Patients With Valgus Alignment and Patients With Varus Alignment Are Not Mere Opposites of Each Other Prior to Total Knee Arthroplasty

Stuart Schexnayder, MD; Ethan Arnaud, BS; Lyndsey Schexnayder, BS; Vikas Patel, MD; Claudia Leonardi, PhD; Vinod Dasa, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e783-e788 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180912-02

Preoperative Hypoalbuminemia Predicts Poor Short-term Outcomes for Hip Fracture Surgery

Sean Ryan, MD; Cary Politzer, BS; Amanda Fletcher, MD; Michael Bolognesi, MD; Thorsten Seyler, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e789-e796 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180912-03

Biomechanical Properties of the Lateral Patellofemoral Ligament: A Cadaveric Analysis

Steven F. DeFroda, MD, MEng; Kalpit N. Shah, MD; Nicholas Lemme, MD; Sarath Koruprolu, MS; Kristopher J. Ware, MD; Brett D. Owens, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e797-e801 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180912-04

Short-Segment Fixation With Percutaneous Pedicle Screws in the Treatment of Unstable Thoracolumbar Vertebral Body Fractures

Nikhil Sahai, MD; Michael J. Faloon, MD; Conor J. Dunn, MD; Kimona Issa, MD; Kumar Sinha, MD; Ki Soo Hwang, MD; Arash Emami, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e802-e806 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180912-05

Prophylactic Celecoxib Administration Is Associated With Decreased Incidence and Severity of Heterotopic Ossification After Hip Resurfacing by Direct Lateral Approach in Male Patients

Mitchell Ng, BA; David Brigati, MD; Timothy C. Wagner, MD; Kevin Bigart, MD; Anton Khlopas, MD; Assem A. Sultan, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD; Peter Brooks, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e807-e812 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180912-07

The Correlation Between PROMIS Pain Interference and VAS Pain in Ambulatory Orthopedic Patients

Toufic R. Jildeh, MD; Vincent A. Lizzio, MD; Fabien Meta, MD; Mohsin S. Fidai, MD; Aaron J. Kaat, PhD; Eric C. Makhni, MD, MBA

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e813-e819 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180912-06

The Shoulder Self-Administered Motion Evaluation Has Excellent Patient Reliability and Reproducibility on Both Physician and Repeat Follow-up Testing

Grant H. Garcia, MD; Joseph N. Liu, MD; Alexandra C. Wong, BS; Anirudh K. Gowd, BS; Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Joshua S. Dines, MD; Lawrence V. Gulotta, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e820-e826 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180912-08

Hip and Groin Injuries Among Collegiate Male Soccer Players: The 10-Year Epidemiology, Incidence, and Prevention

Sailesh V. Tummala, BS; Anikar Chhabra, MD, MS; Justin L. Makovicka, MD; Karan A. Patel, MD; David E. Hartigan, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e831-e836 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181010-01

Outcomes of Prophylactic Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Knee Arthroplasty

Andrew J. Curley, MD; Elizabeth B. Terhune, BS; Anthony T. Velott, MD; Evan H. Argintar, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e837-e840 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181010-02

Patients Discharged to Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities Undergo More Diagnostic Interventions With No Improvement in Outcomes

Peter B. White, BA; Alberto V. Carli, MD; Morteza Meftah, MD; Narges Ghazi, MS; Michael M. Alexiades, MD; Russell E. Windsor, MD; Amar S. Ranawat, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e841-e847 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181010-03

The Effect of Psychosensory Therapy on Short-term Outcomes of Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Zlatan Cizmic, MD; Emmanuel Edusei, BS; Afshin A. Anoushiravani, MD; Joseph Zuckerman, MD; Ronald Ruden, MD; Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e848-e853 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181010-04

Short-term Clinical Outcomes of Hemiarthroplasty With Concentric Glenoid Reaming: The Ream and Run Procedure

Mandeep S. Virk, MD; Robert J. Thorsness, MD; Justin W. Griffin, MD; Jae Kim, BS; Saleh Aiyash, BS; Marissa Malaret, BS; Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e854-e860 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181023-01

Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty for Paprosky Type III Acetabular Defect With Structural Allograft and Tantalum Trabecular Metal Acetabular Cup

Chih-Hsiang Chang, MD; Chih-Chien Hu, MD; Chun-Chieh Chen, MD; John Mahajan, MD; Yuhan Chang, MD, PhD; Hsin-Nung Shih, MD; Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e861-e867 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181023-02

Long-term Follow-up of the Use of a Synthetic Bone Graft Composite in the Surgical Management of Primary Bone Tumors

Iqbal Multani, MD; Patricia Schneider, BSc (Hon); Hassan Baldawi, MD; Benjamin Deheshi, MSc, MD, FRCSC; Michelle Ghert, MD, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e868-e875 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181023-03

Review Article

Delving Deeper Into Informed Consent: Legal and Ethical Dilemmas of Emergency Consent, Surrogate Consent, and Intraoperative Consultation

Abhiraj D. Bhimani, BS; Victor Macrinici, BS; Seema Ghelani, BS; Estella Y. Huang, BS; Narmeen I. Khan, BA; Tha A. Saw, BS; Alfonso Mejia, MD, MPH

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e741-e746 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180912-10

Treatment of Patella Fractures

Jacob L. Henrichsen, BS; Spencer K. Wilhem, BS; Matthew P. Siljander, MD; Jeremy J. Kalma, MD; Mark S. Karadsheh, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e747-e755 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181010-08

The Evidence Behind Peroxide in Orthopedic Surgery

Sergio M. Navarro, BS; Heather S. Haeberle, BS; Olumide F. Sokunbi, BS; William C. Frankel, BS; Glenn D. Wera, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD; Prem N. Ramkumar, MD, MBA

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e756-e764 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181010-07

Case Report

Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease of the Hip

Wataru Ando, MD, PhD; Futoshi Yukioka, MD, PhD; Kengo Yamamoto, MD; Tsuyoshi Koyama, MD, PhD; Yoshichika Hashimoto, MD; Yukihiko Yasui, MD, PhD; Takeshi Ogawa, MD; Takayuki Tsuda, MD, PhD; Kenji Ohzono, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e876-e879 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180815-06


Bilateral Hypoplasia of Both Medial and Lateral Menisci Partially Fused With the Cartilage Surface of the Tibial Plateau

Shoichi Hasegawa, MD; Masafumi Horie, MD, PhD; Hiroki Katagiri, MD, PhD; Kunikazu Tsuji, PhD; Takeshi Muneta, MD, PhD; Hideyuki Koga, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e884-e887 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180815-08

Tips & Techniques

Total Scapulectomy and Shoulder Reconstruction Using a Scapular Prosthesis and Constrained Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Olga D. Savvidou, MD; Frantzeska Zampeli, MD; George Georgopoulos, MD; Leonidas Dimopoulos, MD; Thekla Antoniadou, MD; Ioannis Papanastassiou, MD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc, FACS

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e888-e893 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181023-05


Trapeziometacarpal Arthrodesis Using a Combination of Chevron Osteotomy, Longitudinal K-wire, and K-wire Compression Staples

Seung-Han Shin, MD, PhD; Yong-Suk Lee, MD; Il-Jung Park, MD, PhD; Yang-Guk Chung, MD, PhD; Seok-Whan Song, MD, PhD; Hyoung-Min Kim, MD, PhD; Jae-Young Lee, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):e894-e896 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181023-09

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