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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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  • September/October 2018
  • Volume 41 · Issue 5
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Guest Editorial
Review Article

Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Comprehensive Review of the Literature

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

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):263-273 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180815-05

Potential Usefulness of Losartan as an Antifibrotic Agent and Adjunct to Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy to Improve Muscle Healing and Cartilage Repair and Prevent Adhesion Formation

Johnny Huard, PhD; Ioanna Bolia, MD, MSc; Karen Briggs, MPH, MBA; Hajime Utsunomiya, MD, PhD; Walter R. Lowe, MD; Marc J. Philippon, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e591-e597 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180806-05

Feature Article

Evaluation of Sex, Ethnic, and Racial Diversity Across US ACGME–Accredited Orthopedic Subspecialty Fellowship Programs

Selina Poon, MD; Daniel Kiridly, MD; Levi Brown; Stephen Wendolowski, BS; Rachel Gecelter; Alexa Vetere, PA; Myriam Kline, PhD; Lewis Lane, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):282-288 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180828-03


Same-Day Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty Candidacy Criteria Decrease Length of Stay and Facility Discharge

Iyooh U. Davidson, MD; David P. Brigati, MD; Mhamad Faour, MD; Inyang Jr UdoInyang, MD; Mudathir Ibrahim, MD; Trevor G. Murray, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):293-298 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180815-02


Minimum 10-Year Clinical Outcomes After Periacetabular Osteotomy for Advanced Osteoarthritis Due to Hip Dysplasia

Satoshi Hamai, MD, PhD; Yusuke Kohno, MD, PhD; Daisuke Hara, MD, PhD; Kyohei Shiomoto, MD; Mio Akiyama, MD, PhD; Jun-ichi Fukushi, MD, PhD; Goro Motomura, MD, PhD; Satoshi Ikemura, MD, PhD; Masanori Fujii, MD, PhD; Yasuharu Nakashima, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):300-305 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180806-04


Proximal Humeral Locking Plates: A Cadaveric Study of 5 Versus 7 Metaphyseal Locking Screws

Christopher Lindsay, MD; Eddie Hasty, MD; Daniel Carpenter, MD; Paul Weinhold, PhD; Robert F. Ostrum, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):306-311 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180828-04

The Prolonged Analgesic Efficacy of an Ultrasound-Guided Single-Shot Adductor Canal Block in Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty

Yanzi Zhang, MD; Zhen Tan, MD; Ren Liao, PhD; Zongke Zhou, PhD; Pengde Kang, PhD; Xu Cheng, MD; Kun Huang, MD; Jing Yang, MD; Bin Shen, PhD; Fuxing Pei, MD; Xiao Wang, MD; Jing Yang, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e607-e614 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180621-05

Medical Malpractice in Orthopedic Surgery: A Westlaw-Based Demographic Analysis

Nicole D. Rynecki, BA; Daniel Coban, BA; Owen Gantz, AB; Raghav Gupta, BS; Varun Ayyaswami, BS; Arpan V. Prabhu, BS; Jeremy Ruskin, MD; Sheldon S. Lin, MD; Kathleen S. Beebe, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e615-e620 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180621-06

Comparison of Coronal Prosthetic Alignment After Total Knee Arthroplasty Using 3 Computer-Assisted Navigation Systems

Hiroshi Sasaki, MD, PhD; Kazunari Ishida, MD, PhD; Nao Shibanuma, MD, PhD; Koji Takayama, MD, PhD; Shinya Hayashi, MD, PhD; Shingo Hashimoto, MD, PhD; Takahiro Niikura, MD, PhD; Masahiro Kurosaka, MD, PhD; Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD; Tomoyuki Matsumoto, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e621-e628 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180711-02

Reliability of and Correlation Between Measurements of Acetabular Morphology

Ariel D. Davila-Parrilla, MD; James Wylie, MD, MHS; Courtney O'Donnell, MD; Daniel A. Maranho, MD, PhD; Patrick Carry, MS; Eduardo N. Novais, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e629-e635 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180711-01

Short-term Medical Complications Following Short Versus Long Cephalomedullary Nails

Jane Liu, MD; Nicholas B. Frisch, MD, MBA; Nima Mehran, MD; Mossub Qatu, MD; S. Trent Guthrie, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e636-e642 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180711-03

A Biomechanical Study of an Alternative Internal Fixation Method for Transverse Patella Fractures

Shuai Han, MD; Dongdong Li, MD; Peixun Zhang, PhD; Xiaofeng Yin, PhD; Yuhui Kou, PhD; Na Han, PhD; Zhongguo Fu, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e643-e648 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180711-04

A Comparison of Clinical and Radiological Outcomes of Minimally Invasive and Conventional Plate Osteosynthesis for Midshaft Clavicle Fractures

Joon Yub Kim, MD, PhD; Byung Chan Yoo, MD; Jong Pil Yoon, MD, PhD; Sung Jin Kang, MD; Seok Won Chung, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e649-e654 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180711-05

Stand-alone Anterior Lumbar Interbody, Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody, and Anterior/Posterior Fusion: Analysis of Fusion Outcomes and Costs

Anthony E. Bozzio, MD; Christopher R. Johnson, MD; Jill A. Fattor, MS, MPA; Christopher J. Kleck, MD; Vikas V. Patel, MD; Evalina L. Burger, MD; Andriy Noshchenko, PhD; Christopher M. J. Cain, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e655-e662 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180711-06

Normative Functional Outcomes as a New Outcome Assessment Tool Following Hip Procedures

Liselore Maeckelbergh, MD; Tine Peeters, MD; Joseph Moskal, MD; Kristoff Corten, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e663-e670 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180711-07

Standardization of Acrylic Bone Cement Mixing Protocols for Total Knee Arthroplasty Results in Cost Savings

James R. Kee, MD; Simon C. Mears, MD; Paul K. Edwards, MD; Marty Bushmiaer, MSN; C. Lowry Barnes, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e671-e675 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180724-01

An Abbreviated Scale for the Assessment of Skeletal Bone Age Using Radiographs of the Knee

Xin Tang, MD; Yubo Lu, MD; Mingfan Pang, MSPH; Derek T. Nhan, BS; Walter Klyce, BA; Jan Fritz, MD; R. Jay Lee, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e676-e680 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180724-03

Bipolar Injury of the Clavicle

Ki Won Lee, MD; Joo-Yul Bae, MD; Dong-Kyo Seo, MD; Jung-Ki Ha, MD; Ho Jong Ra, MD; Joon Hee Kim, MD; Byeong Cheol Ho, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e681-e688 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180724-02

Results and Outcomes After Midshaft Clavicle Fracture: Matched Pair Analysis of Operative Versus Nonoperative Management

Joshua K. Napora, MD; Dominic C. Grimberg, MD; Benjamin R. Childs, BS; Heather A. Vallier, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e689-e694 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180724-04

Overlapping Lower Extremity Total Joint Arthroplasty Does Not Increase the Risk of 90-Day Complications

Jaiben George, MBBS; Jared M. Newman, MD; Mhamad Faour, MD; William Messner, MS; Alison K. Klika, MS; Wael K. Barsoum, MD; Carlos A. Higuera, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e695-e700 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180806-01

Pediatric Pelvic Ring Injuries

Laura W. Lewallen, MD; Amy L. McIntosh, MD; S. Andrew Sems, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e701-e704 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180806-03

The Use of Triphasic Bone Graft for the Treatment of Pediatric Bone Cysts: Experience at 2 Institutions

Ting Zhang, MD; Charles T. Price, MD; James J. McCarthy, MD; Jie Nguyen, MD, MS; Kenneth J. Noonan, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e705-e712 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180806-02

Patient Perceptions of Home Health Care Services After Total Joint Replacement

Muyibat A. Adelani, MD; Ryan M. Nunley, MD; John C. Clohisy, MD; Robert L. Barrack, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e713-e717 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180828-01

Case Report

Four-Year Survival of a Patient With Spinal Metastatic Acinic Cell Carcinoma After a Total En Bloc Spondylectomy and Reconstruction With a Frozen Tumor-Bearing Bone Graft

Apiruk Sangsin, MD, PhD; Hideki Murakami, MD, PhD; Takaki Shimizu, MD; Satoshi Kato, MD, PhD; Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e727-e730 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180613-05

Neonatal Compartment Syndrome Treated Within the First 24 Hours of Life

Allison K. Tetreault, MD; Derek P. Axibal, MD; Frank A. Scott, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e731-e733 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180613-06

Tips & Techniques

Safety and Effectiveness of Talus Subchondroplasty and Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate for the Treatment of Osteochondral Defects of the Talus

Jimmy J. Chan, MD; Javier Z. Guzman, MD; Luilly Vargas, BA; C. Lucas Myerson, BA; Jesse Chan, BA; Ettore Vulcano, MD

Orthopedics. 2018;41(5):e734-e737 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20180724-06

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