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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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  • January/February 2019
  • Volume 42 · Issue 1
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Review Article

Evaluation, Management, and Outcomes of Lunate and Perilunate Dislocations

Avi D. Goodman, MD; Andrew P. Harris, MD; Joseph A. Gil, MD; Joseph Park, BS; Jeremy Raducha, MD; Christopher J. Got, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e1-e6 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181102-05

Complications Following Internal Fixator in the Treatment of Pelvic Fracture

Yingchao Yin, MD; Ruipeng Zhang, MD; Shilun Li, MD; Ke Su, MD; Zhiyong Hou, MD; Yingze Zhang, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e7-e13 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181102-06

Bone Scintigraphy: A Review of Technical Aspects and Applications in Orthopedic Surgery

John W. Krumme, MD; Madelyn F. Lauer, MD; Justin T. Stowell, MD; Nebiyu M. Beteselassie, MD; Suhel Y. Kotwal, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e14-e24 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181120-05

Guest Editorial
Feature Article

Sonication Improves the Diagnosis of Megaprosthetic Infections

Andrea Sambri, MD; Alessandra Maso, BSc; Elisa Storni, BSc; Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, MD; Vasilios G. Igoumenou, MD; Costantino Errani, MD; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Giuseppe Bianchi, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):28-32 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181010-06


Classic Markers for Infection Perform Poorly in Predicting Residual Infection Prior to Reimplantation

Amir Herman, PhD, MD; Anthony Albers, MD; Donald S. Garbuz, MD, MPH; Clive P. Duncan, MD, MPH; Bassam A. Masri, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):34-40 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190103-03


A Prospective, Randomized Study of Surgical Positioning Software Shows Improved Cup Placement in Total Hip Arthroplasty

William G. Hamilton, MD; Nancy L. Parks, MS; James F. McDonald III, BS; Kiel J. Pfefferle, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):42-47 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190103-02


Aspirin Alone Is Not Enough to Prevent Deep Venous Thrombosis After Total Joint Arthroplasty

Colin Y. L. Woon, MD; Ritesh R. Shah, MD; Brandon M. Pardi, MD; Brian E. Schwartz, MD; Jeffrey M. Goldstein, MD; Nancy E. Cipparrone, MA; Wayne M. Goldstein, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):48-55 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181227-02

Drains Are Not Beneficial in Primary Shoulder Arthroplasty

Brandon D. Frye, DO; Paul Hannon, BS; Brandon G. Santoni, PhD; Jason A. Nydick, DO

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e29-e31 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181102-03

Effect of Anterior Anchor on Clinical Outcomes of Type II SLAP Repairs in an Active Population

William Arroyo, MD; Jennifer Misenhimer, MD; Eric J. Cotter, MD; Kevin C. Wang, BS; Kenneth Heida, MD; Mark P. Pallis, DO; Brian R. Waterman, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e32-e38 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181102-04

Early Subspecialization in Orthopedic Surgery Training

J. Mason DePasse, MD; Michael I. Nzeogu, MD; Chris Travers, MD; Mary K. Mulcahey, MD; Mark A. Palumbo, MD; Robert A. Hart, MD; J. Lawrence Marsh, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e39-e43 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181109-01

A Prospective Randomized Study Comparing the Effectiveness of Midlateral and Posterior Subacromial Steroid Injections

Phob Ganokroj, MD; Likit Matrakool, MD; Panida Limsuwarn, MD; Thaworn Sissaynarane, MD; Charongrat Yimvassana, MD; Sorawut Laoratanavoraphong, MD; Jirantanin Ratanawarinchai, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e44-e50 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181109-03

Age Alone Does Not Predict Complications, Length of Stay, and Cost for Patients Older Than 90 Years With Hip Fractures

Ariana Lott, MD; Rebekah Belayneh, MD; Jack Haglin, BS; Sanjit R. Konda, MD; Kenneth A. Egol, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e51-e55 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181109-05

Femoral Cortical Button Malposition Rates in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Retrospective Review

Andrew C. Toftoy, MD; Christopher T. Rud, BA; Alice A. Deden, MD; Jeffrey A. Macalena, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e56-e60 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181109-04

Use of an Additional Nonlocking Screw in Olecranon Fracture Osteosynthesis Changes Failure Mechanism

Samir Mehta, MD; Matthew Chin, BS; Jennifer Sanville; Surena Namdari, MD, MS; Michael W. Hast, PhD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e74-e80 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181120-01

Use of Continuous Passive Motion Reduces Rates of Arthrofibrosis After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in a Pediatric Population

Joshua T. Bram, BS; Andrew J. Gambone, MD, MS; Christopher J. DeFrancesco, BS; Brendan M. Striano, BA; Theodore J. Ganley, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e81-e85 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181120-04

Comparison of Wide-Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet With General Anesthesia With Tourniquet for Volar Plating of Distal Radius Fracture

Ying-Cheng Huang, MD; Chun-Yu Chen, MD; Kai-Cheng Lin, MD; Shang-Wei Yang, PhD; Yih-Wen Tarng, PhD; Wei-Ning Chang, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e93-e98 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181206-01

Mechanical Augmentation With Absorbable Alginate Sheet Enhances Healing of the Rotator Cuff

Dong Hyun Kim, MD; Seung Gi Min, MD; Jong Pil Yoon, MD; Ga Young Park, PhD; Jin Hyun Choi, PhD; Jae Wook Jung, MD; Hyun Joo Lee, MD; Hee June Kim, MD; Seok Won Chung, MD, PhD; Joon Yub Kim, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e104-e110 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181206-04

Revision of Failed Resurfacing Hemiarthroplasty: Midterm Results, Survival, and Group Comparison

Pieter C. Geervliet, MD; Mike Houtveen, MD; Inger N. Sierevelt, MD; Cornelis P. J. Visser, MD, PhD; Arthur van Noort, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e111-e117 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181206-02

Clinical Characteristics and Long-term Outcomes After Septic Arthritis of the Native Glenohumeral Joint: A 20-Year Retrospective Review

Matthew C. Sweet, BS; Gabriel J. Sheena, BS; Serena Liu, BS; Felicity E. Fisk, MD; Jonathan R. Lynch, MD; Stephanie J. Muh, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e118-e123 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181227-01

Case Report

Late Mobile-Bearing Dislocation in Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty

Moo-Ho Song, MD, PhD; Kyung-Taek Kim, MD; Youn-Soo Hwang, MD; Jin-Wan Kim, MD; Tae-Woong Eom, MD; Jeong-Hoon Chae, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e124-e127 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181010-09

Intramedullary Antibiotic Delivery for Emphysematous Osteomyelitis of the Femur

Madelyn F. Lauer, MD; Emily N. Boschert, BA; Jonathan R. Dubin, MD; Mark Bernhardt, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e128-e130 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181023-08

Delayed-Onset Paraplegia Due to Spinal Cord Infarction After Repeated Tumor Excision Surgeries of the Thoracic Spine

Motoya Kobayashi, MD; Satoshi Kato, MD; Hideki Murakami, MD; Satoru Demura, MD; Katsuhito Yoshioka, MD; Noritaka Yonezawa, MD; Naoki Takahashi, MD; Takaki Shimizu, MD; Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e131-e134 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181023-07

Tips & Techniques

Overcoming Anterior Breaches in the Distal Femur During Long Gamma Nailing

Reagon Daniel Ramiah, FRCS; Basalingappa Navadgi, FRCS

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e135-e137 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181120-06

Overview of Metatarsalgia

Daniel A. Charen, MD; Jonathan S. Markowitz, BS; Zoe B. Cheung, MD; Douglas J. Matijakovich, MD; Jimmy J. Chan, MD; Ettore Vulcano, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(1):e138-e143 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181206-06

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