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Congratulations to the 2018 Blue Ribbon Article Award Winners

All Feature, Review, and Case Report articles submitted to ORTHOPEDICS are judged according to the following criteria: importance to clinical orthopedic care, quality of the written report, and broad interest to the orthopedic surgeon or a groundbreaking article with a narrower topic. During the peer review process, members of the Journal's Editorial Board and Review Panel rate articles according to these criteria, identifying those worthy of Blue Ribbon status. The Editors make the final decisions. Blue Ribbon Articles are published in the print edition of ORTHOPEDICS, as well as online. Articles not chosen for Blue Ribbon status are published online only. The articles listed below received Blue Ribbon designation in 2018. For more information on the Blue Ribbon selection process, see http://www.healio.com/orthopedics/journals/ortho/submit-an-article.

January/February 2018

  • Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis After Elective Upper Extremity Surgery by Kunal K. Sindhu, MD; Brian Cohen, MD; Travis Blood, MD; Joseph A. Gil, MD; Brett Owens, MD

  • Ultra-Short Versus Conventional Uncemented Stems for Hip Replacement in Octogenarians by Young-Hoo Kim, MD; Jang-Won Park, MD; Jun-Shik Kim, MD

  • Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty With Same-Day Discharge: Who Failed and Why by Kelvin Y. Kim, BA; Afshin A. Anoushiravani, MD; Ameer Elbuluk, BA; Kevin Chen, MA; Roy Davidovitch, MD; Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc

  • Predicting Injury in Professional Baseball Pitchers From Delivery Mechanics: A Statistical Model Using Quantitative Video Analysis by E. Grant Sutter, MD, MS; Justin Orenduff, BS; Will J. Fox, MS; Joshua Myers, MS; Grant E. Garrigues, MD

  • Monitoring of Callus Maturation and Measurement of Resistance Rates Using Bioelectrical Impedance for Patients Treated With an External Fixator by Takashi Yoshida, MD, PhD; Wook-Cheol Kim, MD, PhD; Yoshinobu Oka, MD, PhD; Masashi Nakase, MD, PhD; Atsushi Nishida, MD, PhD; Hiroyoshi Fujiwara, MD, PhD; Toshikazu Kubo, MD, PhD

March/April 2018

  • Day of Surgery Affects Length of Hospitalization for Patients Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty Discharged to Extended Care Facilities by Ryan Lilly, MD; Matthew Siljander, MD; Denise M. Koueiter, MS; James Verner, MD
  • Clinical Results of Fixed-Bearing and Rotating-Platform Total Knee Prostheses by Young-Hoo Kim, MD; Jang-Won Park, MD; Jun-Shik Kim, MD
  • Trends in Medicare Reimbursement for Orthopedic Procedures: 2000 to 2016 by Adam E. M. Eltorai, MSc; Wesley M. Durand, BS; Jack M. Haglin, BS; Lee E. Rubin, MD; Arnold-Peter C. Weiss, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD
  • Outcomes of Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis by Nirav Patel, MD; Chukwuweike U. Gwam, MD; Anton Khlopas, MD; Nipun Sodhi, BA; Assem A. Sultan, MD; Sergio M. Navarro, MD; Prem N. Ramkumar, MD, MBA; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD
  • Preoperative Bariatric Surgery and the Risk of Readmission Following Total Joint Replacement by James X. Liu, MD; Albit R. Paoli, BS; Siddharth A. Mahure, MD, MBA; Joseph Bosco III, MD; Kirk A. Campbell, MD
  • A Novel Technique to Repair Acute and Chronic Proximal Hamstring Avulsions by Michael T. Cain, MD; Matthew C. Jones, MD, MS; Dale N. Reed, MD

May/June 2018

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Perspectives From Orthopedic Surgery by Kevin J. Campbell, MD; Philip K. Louie, MD; Derek A. Khorsand, MD; Nicholas B. Frisch, MD; Tad L. Gerlinger, MD; Brett R. Levine, MD
  • Fall Risk Assessment Metrics for Elderly Patients With Hip Fractures by Christos Th. Vottis, MD; Evanthia Mitsiokapa, MD; Vasilios G. Igoumenou, MD; Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, MD; Ioannis P. Galanopoulos, MD; George Georgoudis, PT; Panayiotis Koulouvaris, MD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD
  • Adapter Sleeves Are Not Needed to Reduce the Risk of Fracture of a New Ceramic Head Implanted on a Well-Fixed Stem by Young-Hoo Kim, MD; Jang-Won Park, MD; Jun-Shik Kim, MD
  • Unanticipated Admission Following Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair: An Analysis of 18,061 Cases by Joseph A. Gil, MD; Wesley M. Durand, BS; Joey P. Johnson, MD; Avi D. Goodman, MD; Brett D. Owens, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD
  • The Role of Aspirin and Unfractionated Heparin Combination Therapy Immediately After Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty by Ali H. Sobh, MD; Denise M. Koueiter, MS; Anthony Mells, BS; Matthew P. Siljander, MD; Mark S. Karadsheh, MD
  • Epidemiology, Workload, and Performance of Major League Baseball Pitchers Placed on the Disabled List by Nathan E. Marshall, MD; Toufic R. Jildeh, MD; Kelechi R. Okoroha, MD; Ankur Patel, BS; Vasilios Moutzouros, MD; Eric C. Makhni, MD, MBA

July/August 2018

  • Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate: What Has Been Learned Since the Glucosamine/chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial by Nicholas DiNubile, MD
  • Patient Satisfaction With Nonopioid Pain Management Following Knee Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy and/or Chondroplasty by Charles S. Carrier, MD; Kirsten D. Garvey, MS; Emily M. Brook, BA; Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD
  • Football-Related Pediatric Extremity Fractures and Dislocations: Size Matters by Corey Montgomery, MD, MS; Austin Porter III, DrPH, MPH; Christopher Parks, MD; Brant Sachleben, MD; R. Dale Blasier, MD; Brien Rabenhorst, MD
  • Hemiarthroplasty Is an Option for Patients Older Than 70 Years With Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis by Jean-David Werthel, MD; Bradley Schoch, MD; Julie E. Adams, MD; Cathy Schleck, BS; Robert Cofield, MD; Scott P. Steinmann, MD
  • Lateralized Center of Rotation and Lower Neck-Shaft Angle Are Associated With Lower Rates of Scapular Notching and Heterotopic Ossification and Improved Pain for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty at 1 Year by Ryan Nelson, DO; Jeremiah T. Lowe, BA; Sarah M. Lawler, BA; Megan Fitzgerald, BA; Matthew T. Mantell, MD; Andrew Jawa, MD
  • Comparison of the Clinical Outcomes of Open Surgery Versus Arthroscopic Surgery for Chronic Refractory Lateral Epicondylitis of the Elbow by Doo Sup Kim, MD, PhD; Hoe Jeong Chung, MD; Chang-Ho Yi, MD; Seong-Hyeon Kim, MD

September/October 2018

  • Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Comprehensive Review of the Literature by Jared M. Newman, MD; Nipun Sodhi, BA; Anton Khlopas, MD; Assem A. Sultan, MD; Morad Chughtai, MD; Roby Abraham, MD; Jason Oh, MD; Robert M. Molloy, MD; Steven F. Harwin, MD, FACS; Michael A. Mont, MD
  • Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Versus Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Post-Capsulorrhaphy Arthropathy by Derek J. Cuff, MD; Brandon G. Santoni, PhD
  • Evaluation of Sex, Ethnic, and Racial Diversity Across US ACGME–Accredited Orthopedic Subspecialty Fellowship Programs by Selina Poon, MD; Daniel Kiridly, MD; Levi Brown; Stephen Wendolowski, BS; Rachel Gecelter; Alexa Vetere, PA; Myriam Kline, PhD; Lewis Lane, MD
  • Same-Day Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty Candidacy Criteria Decrease Length of Stay and Facility Discharge by Iyooh U. Davidson, MD; David P. Brigati, MD; Mhamad Faour, MD; Inyang Jr UdoInyang, MD; Mudathir Ibrahim, MD; Trevor G. Murray, MD
  • Minimum 10-Year Clinical Outcomes After Periacetabular Osteotomy for Advanced Osteoarthritis Due to Hip Dysplasia by Satoshi Hamai, MD, PhD; Yusuke Kohno, MD, PhD; Daisuke Hara, MD, PhD; Kyohei Shiomoto, MD; Mio Akiyama, MD, PhD; Junichi Fukushi, MD, PhD; Goro Motomura, MD, PhD; Satoshi Ikemura, MD, PhD; Masanori Fujii, MD, PhD; Yasuharu Nakashima, MD, PhD
  • Proximal Humeral Locking Plates: A Cadaveric Study of 5 Versus 7 Metaphyseal Locking Screws by Christopher Lindsay, MD; Eddie Hasty, MD; Daniel Carpenter, MD; Paul Weinhold, PhD; Robert F. Ostrum, MD

November/December 2018

  • Use of Magnetic Growing Intramedullary Nails in Compression During Intercalary Allograft Reconstruction by Robert C. Vercio, MD; Troy G. Shields, MD; Lee M. Zuckerman, MD
  • Tibial Interference Screw Positioning Relative to the Bone Plug in ACL Reconstruction: A Biomechanical Comparison of Cortical Versus Cancellous-Sided Placement by 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
  • Superiority of 2-Level Total Disk Replacement Using a Cervical Disk Prosthesis Versus Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion by Wen Yang, MD; Meng Si, MD; Yong Hou, MD; Lin Nie, MD
  • Albumin Versus American Society of Anesthesiologists Score: Which Is More Predictive of Complications Following Total Joint Arthroplasty? by Sean P. Ryan, MD; Cary Politzer, MD; Cynthia Green, PhD; Samuel Wellman, MD; Michael Bolognesi, MD; Thorsten Seyler, MD, PhD
  • Pregabalin and Dexmedetomidine Combined for Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty or Total Hip Arthroplasty Performed Under Spinal Anesthesia by Cheol Lee, MD, PhD; Juhwan Lee, MD, PhD; Gilho Lee, MD; Hayeong Lee; Eunnim Koh; Jihyo Hwang, MD, PhD


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