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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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Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 1.409

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • November/December 2019
  • Volume 42 · Issue 6
Guest Editorial

Importance of Routine Bone Mineral Density Screening Prior to Elective Total Joint Replacement

Adam M. Miller, BS; David T. Beyer, BS; Hunter M. Starring, MD; Claudia Leonardi, PhD; Amy B. Bronstone, PhD; Vinod Dasa, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):310-312 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191022-01

Blue Ribbon Winners
Feature Article

The Effect of Femoral Cutting Jig Design on Restoration of Femoral Offset in Posterior-Referenced Total Knee Arthroplasty

Ryan M. Coyle, MD; Marcel A. Bas, MD; Jose A. Rodriguez, MD; Matthew S. Hepinstall, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):316-322 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190906-05


Anticoagulation in Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Retrospective Review of 1917 Cases

Gregory C. Manista, MD, MS; Brian D. Batko, BS; Andrew C. Sexton, BS; Tori A. Edmiston, MD; P. Maxwell Courtney, MD; Charles P. Hannon, MD; Brett R. Levine, MD, MS

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):323-329 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190906-02


Self-Reported Metal Allergy and Early Outcomes After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Kenneth J. Schmidt, MD; Philip S. Huang, DO; Clifford W. Colwell Jr., MD; Julie C. McCauley, MPHc; Pamela A. Pulido, BSN; William D. Bugbee, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):330-334 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190906-01

Supplemental Data

Frailty Index Is Associated With Periprosthetic Fracture and Mortality After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Rebecca L. Johnson, MD; Matthew P. Abdel, MD; Ryan D. Frank, MS; Alanna M. Chamberlain, PhD; Elizabeth B. Habermann, PhD; Carlos B. Mantilla, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):335-343 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190812-05

Impact of Frailty on 30-Day Morbidity and Mortality of Patients With Intertrochanteric Femur Fractures

Adam Boissonneault, MD; Amanda Mener, BA, BSH; Andrew Schwartz, MD; Jacob Wilson, MD; Christopher Staley, BA; Mara Schenker, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):344-348 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191001-05

Supplemental Data

Advanced Baseball Metrics Indicate Significant Decline in MLB Pitcher Value After Tommy John Surgery

Ryan S. Selley, MD; Daniel A. Portney, MD; Cort D. Lawton, MD; Michael D. Shockley, MD; Robert A. Christian, MD; Matthew D. Saltzman, MD; Wellington K. Hsu, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):349-354 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190906-07

Early Results of a Modern Uncemented Total Knee Arthroplasty System

Arthur Manoli III, MD; Jacob F. Markel, MD; Natalie M. Pizzimenti, MS; David C. Markel, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):355-360 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190906-04

Postdischarge Opiate-Prescribing Habits for Primary THA and TKA: A Survey of American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Members

Jason S. Lipof, MD; Caroline P. Thirukumaran, MBBS, MHA, PhD; Alexander S. Greenstein, MD; Zachary Zmich, MD; Alexander Lander, BSE; Benjamin F. Ricciardi, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):361-367 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190723-06

Two-Stage Treatment for Ankylosing Spondylitis With Severe Hip Contracture

Yong Zeng, MD; Qiangkai Huang, PhD, MD; Hongbing Ma, MD; Bing Xu, PhD, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):e502-e506 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190906-03

Risk Factors for Readmission After Surgical Treatment of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Ilya M. Gutman, MD; Thomas E. Niemeier, MD; Shawn R. Gilbert, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):e507-e513 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191001-02

Survival, Tumor Recurrence, and Function Following Shoulder Girdle Limb Salvage at 24 to 35 Years of Follow-up

Maurizio Scorianz, MD; Matthew T. Houdek, MD; Courtney E. Sherman, MD; Franklin H. Sim, MD; Mary I. O'Connor, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):e514-e520 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191001-01

Exclusive Posterolateral Arthroscopic and Endoscopic Approaches Used in the Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis

Romain Colombi, MD; Adrien Bevand, MD; Alexandre Devillier, MD; Emmanuel Baulot, MD; Abdelilah Ezzahoui, MD; Pierre Martz, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):e521-e527 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191001-03

Order of Total Hip or Total Knee Arthroplasty Does Not Affect Length of Stay or Discharge Disposition in Patients With Coexisting Hip and Knee Arthritis

Matthew P. Siljander, MD; Jeffrey Cross, BS; Denise M. Koueiter, MS; Ali Sobh, MD; Drew Moore, MD; Mark S. Karadsheh, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):e528-e531 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190604-08

Positive “Surprise” Broth Cultures in Nonunion Surgery Do Not Require Antibiotic Treatment

William A. Cantrell, BS; Joshua M. Lawrenz, MD; Heather A. Vallier, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):e532-e538 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191001-04

Negative Pressure Incisional Therapy and Infection After Direct Anterior Approach Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty

Vineet Tyagi, MD; Joseph Kahan, MD; Patrick Huang, BS; Michael P. Leslie, DO; Lee E. Rubin, MD; David H. Gibson, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):e539-e544 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190906-06

Metallic Press-fit Radial Head Replacement for Radial Head Fractures

Ki Jin Jung, MD; Jae-Hwi Nho, MD, PhD; Soon-Do Wang, MD; Yong Cheol Hong, MD; Byung Sung Kim, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):e545-e551 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190604-07

Review Article

Hemiepiphysiodesis for Idiopathic Genu Valgum Using Physeal Staples Versus Tension-Band Plating: A Systematic Review

Derrick M. Knapik, MD; James Buschbach, BS; Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD; Raymond W. Liu, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):e485-e491 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190723-04

Diagnosis and Management Strategies for Distal Biceps Rupture

Jarred Holt, DO; Gordon Preston, DO; Koan Heindel, DO; Heather Preston, DO; Gregory Hill, DO

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):e492-e501 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190723-05

Case Report

Patellar Osteonecrosis Following Knee Arthroscopy

S. Evan Carstensen, MD; Gregory F. Domson, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):e552-e554 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190627-02

Tips & Techniques

Electromyographic Analysis of Grip

Paige M. Fox, MD, PhD; Jeremie D. Oliver, BS, BA; Viet Nguyen, MD; Vincent R. Hentz, MD; Catherine M. Curtin, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(6):e555-e558 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190812-06

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