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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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  • July/August 2018
  • Volume 41 · Issue 4
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Guest Editorial
Review Article

Physician Rating Scales Do Not Accurately Rate Physicians

Matthew B. Burn, MD; David M. Lintner, MD; Pedro E. Cosculluela, MD; Kevin E. Varner, MD; Shari R. Liberman, MD; Patrick C. McCulloch, MD; Joshua D. Harris, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e445-e456 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180409-06

Surgical Treatment of Recurrent Lumbar Disk Herniation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Remi M. Ajiboye, MD; Austin Drysch, BS; Gina M. Mosich, MD; Akshay Sharma, BA; Sina Pourtaheri, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e457-e469 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180621-01

Feature Article

Patient Satisfaction With Nonopioid Pain Management Following Knee Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy and/or Chondroplasty

Charles S. Carrier, MD; Kirsten D. Garvey, MS; Emily M. Brook, BA; Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):209-214 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180613-02


Football-Related Pediatric Extremity Fractures and Dislocations: Size Matters

Corey Montgomery, MD, MS; Austin Porter III, DrPH, MPH; Christopher Parks, MD; Brant Sachleben, MD; R. Dale Blasier, MD; Brien Rabenhorst, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):216-221 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180628-03


Hemiarthroplasty Is an Option for Patients Older Than 70 Years With Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis

Jean-David Werthel, MD; Bradley Schoch, MD; Julie E. Adams, MD; Cathy Schleck, BS; Robert Cofield, MD; Scott P. Steinmann, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):222-228 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180621-03


Performance-Based Outcomes Following Lisfranc Injury Among Professional American Football and Rugby Athletes

Sameer K. Singh, BA; Andrew George, BA; Anish R. Kadakia, MD; Wellington K. Hsu, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e479-e482 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180424-03

Longer Operative Time Is Associated With Increased Adverse Events After Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion: 15-Minute Intervals Matter

Nathaniel T. Ondeck, BS; Daniel D. Bohl, MD, MPH; Ryan P. McLynn, BS; Jonathan J. Cui, BS; Patawut Bovonratwet, BS; Kern Singh, MD; Jonathan N. Grauer, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e483-e488 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180424-02

Preoperative Vitamin D Deficiency Is Associated With Higher Postoperative Complication Rates in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Vishal Hegde, MD; Armin Arshi, MD; Christopher Wang, BS; Zorica Buser, PhD; Jeffrey C. Wang, MD; Andrew R. Jensen, MD; John S. Adams, MD; Erik N. Zeegen, MD; Nicholas M. Bernthal, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e489-e495 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180424-04

Medial Compartment Decompression by Proximal Fibular Osteotomy: A Biomechanical Cadaver Study

Todd Baldini, MS; Jesse Roberts, MD; Jiandong Hao, MD, PhD; Kenneth Hunt, MD; Michael Dayton, MD; Craig Hogan, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e496-e501 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180424-05

Relationship Between Foraminal Area and Degenerative Changes in the Lower Cervical Spine With Implications for C5 Nerve Root Palsy

Matthew V. Abola, BA; Derrick M. Knapik, MD; Anahid A. Hamparsumian, BS; Randall E. Marcus, MD; Raymond W. Liu, MD; Zachary L. Gordon, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e506-e510 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180424-07

Lyme Arthritis of the Pediatric Elbow: A Case Series

David Gendelberg, MD; William L. Hennrikus, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e511-e515 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180511-01

Relatively High Complication and Revision Rates of the Mayo® Metaphysical Conservative Femoral Stem in Young Patients

Tal Frenkel Rutenberg, MD; Yaniv Warschawski, MD; Aviram Gold, MD; Nadav Shasha, MD; Nimrod Snir, MD; Ofir Chechik, PhD; Oleg Dolkart, MD; Dynai Eilig, MD; Amir Herman, MD; Ehud Rath, MD; Moti Kramer, MD; Michael Drexler, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e516-e522 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180503-01

The Effect of Intraoperative Hypothermia on Shoulder Arthroplasty

Toufic R. Jildeh, MD; Kelechi R. Okoroha, MD; Nathan E. Marshall, MD; Chad Amato, BS; Hunter Trafton, BS; Stephanie J. Muh, MD; Patricia Kolowich, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e523-e528 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180511-02

Trends in Total Hip Arthroplasty Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: A National Database Analysis Between 2008 and 2015

Jennifer I. Etcheson, MD, MS; Nicole E. George, DO; Chukwuweike U. Gwam, MD; James Nace, DO, MPT; Alexander T. Caughran, MD; Melbin Thomas, MD; Sana Virani, MD; Ronald E. Delanois, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e534-e540 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180511-04

A Cadaveric Study of the Mean Distance of the Radial Artery During the Approach to the First Carpometacarpal Joint

Baris Yildirim, MD; Daniel E. Hess, MD; Jesse B. Seamon, MD; Matthew L. Lyons, MD; A. Rashard Dacus, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e541-e544 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180511-05

Return to Play Among Golfers Undergoing Hip Arthroscopy: Short- to Mid-term Follow-up

Victor Ortiz-Declet, MD; Leslie C. Yuen, BA; David R. Maldonado, MD; Garrett Schwarzman, MD; Joseph R. Laseter, BA; Benjamin G. Domb, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e545-e549 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180524-02

A Pulsed Electrical Joint Stimulator for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Hand and Wrist

Peter A. Holt, MD; Tuna Ozyurekoglu, MD; Shaili Deveshwar, MD; Edmund J. Maclaughlin, MD; Anton Khlopas, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD; Shirley W. Pang, MD; Jack S. Tuber, DO; Joy Schechtman, DO; Thomas M. Zizic, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e550-e556 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180524-01

A Survey of the Prevalence of and Techniques to Prevent Trunnionosis

Michael Marinier, BS; Tori A. Edmiston, MD; Sean Kearns, BS; Charles P. Hannon, MD; Brett R. Levine, MD, MS

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e557-e562 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180524-03

Outpatient Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Does Not Increase the 90-Day Risk of Complications Compared With Inpatient Surgery in Prescreened Patients

Chima D. Nwankwo, MD; Pascual Dutton, MD; Jarrad A. Merriman, MD, MPH; Gio Gajudo, MSE; Kanwaljit Gill, MD; Joshua Hatch, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e563-e568 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180524-04

Medical Malpractice Following Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Joseph A. Gil, MD; Steven Bokshan, MD; Timothy Genovese, BS; Christopher Got, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e569-e571 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180524-05

Case Report

Schwannoma of the Palmar Cutaneous Branch of the Median Nerve

Thomas M. Hagopian, MD; David R. Christian, BS; David A. Kulber, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e572-e573 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20171213-06

Bucket-Handle Tear of the Medial Meniscus in a 2-Year-Old Child

Kyle Fink, MD; Neil Kaushal, MD; Jordan Gross, MD; Himanshu Patel, MD; Damon Delbello, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(4):e580-e582 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180102-06

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