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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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Past Issue
  • March/April 2018
  • Volume 41 · Issue 2
Trending in Orthopedics
Letter to the Editor
Guest Editorial
Feature Article

Trends in Medicare Reimbursement for Orthopedic Procedures: 2000 to 2016

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

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):95-102 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180226-04


Outcomes of Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):103-106 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180123-05

Supplemental Data

Preoperative Bariatric Surgery and the Risk of Readmission Following Total Joint Replacement

James X. Liu, MD; Albit R. Paoli, BS; Siddharth A. Mahure, MD, MBA; Joseph Bosco III, MD; Kirk A. Campbell, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):107-114 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180226-02

Leukocyte Esterase Strip Test: A Rapid and Reliable Method for the Diagnosis of Infections in Arthroplasty

Xiang Li, MD; Rui Li, MD; Ming Ni, MD; Wei Chai, MD; Libo Hao, MD; Yonggang Zhou, MD; Jiying Chen, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e189-e193 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180102-03

A Modified Extensile Anterior Approach to the Acetabulum for Severe Acetabular Defects

Joseph T. Moskal, MD, FACS; Ronald Driesen, MD; Baris B. Koc, MD; Jonathan Yerasimides, MD; Kristoff Corten, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e194-e201 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180102-02

Routine Preoperative Venous Doppler Screening Is Not Effective in Preventing Thromboembolic Events After Total Joint Arthroplasty

Morteza Meftah, MD; Peter B. White, BA; Ahmed Siddiqi, DO; Vinayak S. Perake, MD; Ira H. Kirschenbaum, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e202-e206 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180102-04

Trends in Orthopedic Fracture and Injury Severity: A Level I Trauma Center Experience

Neil Tarabadkar, MD; Timothy Alton, MD; Jacob Gorbaty, BS; Sean Nork, MD; Lisa Taitman, MD; Conor Kleweno, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e211-e216 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180103-01

Long-term Outcomes of Partial Trapeziectomy With Capsular Interposition Arthroplasty for Osteoarthritis of the Thumb Basal Joint

Moheb S. Moneim, MD; Christina Salas, PhD; Andrea B. Lese, MD; Norfleet B. Thompson, MD; Deana M. Mercer, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e228-e233 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180123-03

Factors Associated With Failure of Hip Arthroscopy in Patients With Hip Dysplasia

Andrew J. Bryan, MD; Kirsten Poehling-Monaghan, MD; Aaron J. Krych, MD; Bruce A. Levy, MD; Robert T. Trousdale, MD; Rafael J. Sierra, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e234-e239 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180123-02

Mechanical Testing of Epiphysiodesis Screws

Brett M. Normandin, BS; David J. Tennent, MD; Todd H. Baldini, MS; Alesia M. Blanchard, BS; Jason T. Rhodes, MD, MS

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e240-e244 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180123-01

High-Pressure Water Injection Injuries of the Hand May Not Be Trivial

Bryan Bean, MD; Shane Cook, MD; Bryan J. Loeffler, MD; R. Glenn Gaston, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e245-e251 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180123-04

Economic Analysis of Anatomic Plating Versus Tubular Plating for the Treatment of Fibula Fractures

Gerard Chang, MD; Suneel B. Bhat, MD; Steven M. Raikin, MD, MPhil; Justin M. Kane, MD; Andrew Kay, MD; Jamal Ahmad, MD; David I. Pedowitz, MD; James Krieg, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e252-e256 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180213-01

Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients With Avascular Necrosis After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Anita Vijapura, MD; Harlan B. Levine, MD; Michele Donato, MD; Mark A. Hartzband, MD; Melissa Baker, APN; Gregg R. Klein, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e257-e261 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180213-02

Incidence of and Risk Factors for Knee Collateral Ligament Injuries With Proximal Tibia Fractures: A Study of 32,441 Patients

Andre M. Samuel, MD; Pablo J. Diaz-Collado, MD; Lauren K. Szolomayer, MD; Daniel H. Wiznia, MD; Wayne W. Chan, MD; Adam M. Lukasiewicz, MD, MSc; Bryce A. Basques, MD, MHS; Daniel D. Bohl, MD, MPH; Jonathan N. Grauer, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e268-e276 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180213-03

Patient Factors Associated With Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Septic Arthritis in Children

Derek T. Bernstein, MD; Lee S. Haruno, BS; Shiva Daram, MD; Wei Zhang, PhD; John R. Dawson, MD; Scott B. Rosenfeld, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e277-e282 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180213-04

The Management of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak After Anterior Cervical Decompression Surgery

Jiliang Zhai, MD; Ripul R. Panchal, DO; Ye Tian, MD; Shujie Wang, PhD; Lijuan Zhao, RN

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e283-e288 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180213-06

Tips & Techniques

A Novel Technique to Repair Acute and Chronic Proximal Hamstring Avulsions

Michael T. Cain, MD; Matthew C. Jones, MD, MS; Dale N. Reed, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):116-119 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20171127-06


Tips Under the Skin: A Simple Modification of Extension Block Pinning for Mallet Fractures

Seung-Han Shin, MD, PhD; Yong-Suk Lee, MD; Jin-Woo Kang, MD; Wonwoo Kang, MD; Yang-Guk Chung, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e299-e302 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180226-05

Review Article

Effectiveness of Reoperations for Adjacent Segment Disease Following Lumbar Spinal Fusion

Austin Drysch; Remi M. Ajiboye, MD; Akshay Sharma, BA; Jesse Li, BS; Tara Reza, BS; Dushawn Harley, BS; Don Y. Park, MD; Sina Pourtaheri, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e161-e167 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170621-02

Subtle Lisfranc Injuries: A Topical Review and Modification of the Classification System

Brahman S. Sivakumar, BSc (Med), MBBS, MS, FRACS; Vincent V. G. An, BSc (Adv), MD; Colby Oitment, BSc, MD; Mark Myerson, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e168-e175 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180213-07

Scientific Misconduct (Fraud) in Medical Writing

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Georgios N. Panagopoulos, MD; Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, MD; Vassilis N. Panagopoulos, MD; Cyril Mauffrey, MD; Andrew Quaile, MD; Marius M. Scarlat, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e176-e183 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180123-06

Case Report

Contact Dermatitis Reaction to 2-Octyl Cyanoacrylate Following 3 Orthopedic Procedures

Nicholas H. Lake, MD; Brian T. Barlow, MD; James E. Toledano, MD; Johannah Valentine, MD; Lucas S. McDonald, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e289-e291 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170918-08

Safe Positioning for Sexual Intercourse After Proximal Femoral Replacement

Cory G. Couch, MD; Richard W. Nicholas, MD; Corey O. Montgomery, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e292-e294 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170918-09

Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome: Bilateral Lower Extremity Involvement

Havalee T. Henry, MD, MS; Lauren K. Szolomayer, MD; Bauer E. Sumpio, MD, PhD, FACS; Karen M. Sutton, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(2):e295-e298 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170918-10

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