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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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  • May/June 2018
  • Volume 41 · Issue 3
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Guest Editorial
Review Article

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Perspectives From Orthopedic Surgery

Kevin J. Campbell, MD; Philip K. Louie, MD; Derek A. Khorsand, MD; Nicholas B. Frisch, MD; Tad L. Gerlinger, MD; Brett R. Levine, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):135-140 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180409-08


Fall Risk Assessment Metrics for Elderly Patients With Hip Fractures

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

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):142-156 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180501-07

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Procalcitonin as a Marker of Postoperative Orthopedic Infections

Ross B. Ingber, BS; Abduljabbar Alhammoud, MD; Daniel P. Murray, BA; Roby Abraham, MD; Anant Dixit, MD; Qais Naziri, MD, MBA; Ghalib Ahmed, MD; Carl B. Paulino, MD; William P. Urban, MD; Chad Craig, MD; Aditya V. Maheshwari, MD; Bassel G. Diebo, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e303-e309 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180409-07

Feature Article

Unanticipated Admission Following Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair: An Analysis of 18,061 Cases

Joseph A. Gil, MD; Wesley M. Durand, BS; Joey P. Johnson, MD; Avi D. Goodman, MD; Brett D. Owens, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):164-168 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180501-04


The Role of Aspirin and Unfractionated Heparin Combination Therapy Immediately After Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

Ali H. Sobh, MD; Denise M. Koueiter, MS; Anthony Mells, BS; Matthew P. Siljander, MD; Mark S. Karadsheh, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):171-176 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180320-08


Epidemiology, Workload, and Performance of Major League Baseball Pitchers Placed on the Disabled List

Nathan E. Marshall, MD; Toufic R. Jildeh, MD; Kelechi R. Okoroha, MD; Ankur Patel, BS; Vasilios Moutzouros, MD; Eric C. Makhni, MD, MBA

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):178-183 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180501-02

Return to Work After Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Patients 55 Years and Younger at Average 5-Year Follow-up

Joseph N. Liu, MD; Grant H. Garcia, MD; Alexandra C. Wong, BS; Alec Sinatro, BA; Hao-Hua Wu, MD; David M. Dines, MD; Russell F. Warren, MD; Lawrence V. Gulotta, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e310-e315 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180213-08

Custom Triflange Acetabular Components for Large Acetabular Defects: Minimum 10-Year Follow-up

K. David Moore, MD; Michelle D. McClenny, RN; Bradley W. Wills, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e316-e320 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180213-11

Dual Diagnosis and Total Hip Arthroplasty

Mitchell R. Klement, MD; Brian T. Nickel, MD; Abiram Bala, MD; Colin T. Penrose, MD; Cynthia L. Green, PhD; Samuel S. Wellman, MD; Michael P. Bolognesi, MD; Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e321-e327 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180213-09

Functional Outcomes and Predictors of Failure After Rotator Cuff Repair During Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Michael Livesey, BS; John G. Horneff III, MD; Daniel Sholder, BS; Mark Lazarus, MD; Gerald Williams, MD; Surena Namdari, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e334-e339 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180226-06

Insurance Status Affects In-Hospital Complication Rates After Total Knee Arthroplasty

David R. Veltre, MD; Paul H. Yi, MD; David C. Sing, MD; Emily J. Curry, BA; Atsushi Endo, MD, MPH; Eric L. Smith, MD; Xinning Li, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e340-e347 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180226-07

Degradation of Cylindrical Poly-Lactic Co-Glycolide/Beta-Tricalcium Phosphate Biocomposite Anchors After Arthroscopic Bankart Repair: A Prospective Study

Keisuke Matsuki, MD; Hiroyuki Sugaya, MD; Norimasa Takahashi, MD; Takayuki Kawasaki, MD; Hideya Yoshimura, MD; Tomonori Kenmoku, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e348-e353 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180226-08

Using Ceramic-on-Ceramic Bearings in Total Hip Arthroplasty Necessitating 44- or 46-mm Metal Shells

Chan Ho Park, MD; Yong-Chan Ha, MD; Young-Kyun Lee, MD; Kyung-Hoi Koo, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e354-e359 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180320-01

Treatment of Lateral Tibial Condylar Fractures Using Bioactive, Bioresorbable Forged Composites of Raw Particulate Unsintered Hydroxyapatite/Poly-L-Lactide Screws

Gen Kuroyanagi, MD; Hiroyuki Yoshihara, MD; Naohiro Yamamoto, MD; Hiroyuki Suzuki, MD; Kunio Yamada, MD; Yukio Yoshida, MD; Takanobu Otsuka, MD; Naoya Takada, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e365-e368 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180320-05

Effect of Bisphosphonate Pretreatment on Fresh Osteochondral Allografts: Analysis of In Vitro Graft Structure and In Vivo Osseous Incorporation

Drew D. Moore, MD; Kevin C. Baker, PhD; Erin A. Baker, PhD; Mackenzie M. Fleischer, MS; Michael D. Newton, MS; Nicholas Barreras, MD; Zachary M. Vaupel, MD; Paul T. Fortin, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e376-e382 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180320-04

Atypical Mycobacterial Infections of the Upper Extremity

Kevin P. Smidt, BS; Peter J. Stern, MD; Thomas R. Kiefhaber, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e383-e388 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180320-06

Trends and Risk Factors for 1-Year Revision of the Latarjet Procedure: The New York State Experience During the Past Decade

Albit R. Paoli, BS; Michael Pickell, MD; Siddharth A. Mahure, MD, MBA; Delon McAllister, BS, MS; David H. Mai, MD, MPH; Michael J. Alaia, MD; Mandeep S. Virk, MD; Kirk A. Campbell, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e389-e394 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180320-07

Mini-Fragment Fixation Is Equivalent to Bicortical Screw Fixation for Horizontal Medial Malleolus Fractures

Adam M. Wegner, MD, PhD; Philip R. Wolinsky, MD; Michael A. Robbins, MD; Tanya C. Garcia, MS; Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e395-e399 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180409-03

Relative Complications and Trends of Outpatient Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Armin Arshi, MD; Natalie L. Leong, MD; Christopher Wang, BS; Zorica Buser, PhD; Jeffrey C. Wang, MD; Peter S. Vezeridis, MD; David R. McAllister, MD; Frank A. Petrigliano, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e400-e409 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180409-01

Thumb Basal Joint Arthroplasty: Prospective Comparison of Perioperative Analgesia and Opioid Consumption

Andrew J. Miller, MD; Michael Livesey, BS; Dennis P. Martin, BS; Jack Abboudi, MD; William H. Kirkpatrick, MD; Frederic E. Liss, MD; Christopher M. Jones, MD; Mark L. Wang, MD, PhD; Jonas L. Matzon, MD; Asif M. Ilyas, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e410-e415 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180409-04

Current Trends in the Use of Shoulder Arthroplasty in the United States

John A. Palsis, MD; Kit N. Simpson, DrPH; J. Hunter Matthews, BS; Sophia Traven, MD; Josef K. Eichinger, MD; Richard J. Friedman, MD, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e416-e423 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180409-05

Relationship of Blood Metal Ion Levels and Leukocyte Profiles in Patients With Articular Surface Replacement Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement

David C. Markel, MD; Christopher Bergum, BS; Jeffrey Flynn, PhD; Nancy Jackson, PhD; Therese Bou-Akl, MD, PhD; Weiping Ren, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e424-e431 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180409-02

Case Report

Nerve Traction Injury After Subacute Revision External Fixation of a Tibial Plateau Fracture

Lauren E. Wessel, MD; Alexander B. Christ, MD; David Helfet, MD; David S. Wellman, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e434-e437 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20171102-06


Adverse Local Tissue Reaction After a Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Prosthesis Without Elevated Serum Metal Ion Levels

Matthew W. Tetreault, MD; Joshua J. Jacobs, MD; Waqas Mahmud, MD; Denis Nam, MD, MSc

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e438-e441 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20171213-05

Tips & Techniques

The Meniscal Comma Sign: Characterization and Treatment of a Displaced Fragment in the Meniscotibial Recess

Hytham S. Salem, BA; Aaron H. Carter, MD; Weilong J. Shi, MD; Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, MD; Steven B. Cohen, MD; Adam C. Zoga, MD; Kevin B. Freedman, MD, MSCE

Orthopedics. 2018;41(3):e442-e444 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180501-01

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