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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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  • March/April 2019
  • Volume 42 · Issue 2
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Surgical Management for Olecranon Fractures in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Alex Koziarz, MSc; Taylor Woolnough, BSc; Colby Oitment, MD; Siddharth Nath, BSc; Herman Johal, MD, MPH, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):75-82 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190221-03

Accelerated Growth of Cellular Therapy Trials in Musculoskeletal Disorders: An Analysis of the NIH Clinical Trials Data Bank

Nicolas S. Piuzzi, MD; Mitchell Ng, BA; Morad Chughtai, MD; Anton Khlopas, MD; Prem N. Ramkumar, MD, MBA; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD; Thomas W. Bauer, MD, PhD; George F. Muschler, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e144-e150 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190118-04

Top 100 Most-Cited Clinical Studies of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: The Foundation of Practice

Nicolas S. Piuzzi, MD; Assem A. Sultan, MD; Julian Gatta, BA; Mitchell Ng, BA; William A. Cantrell, BS; Anton Khlopas, MD; Jared M. Newman, MD; Nipun Sodhi, BA; Steven F. Harwin, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e151-e161 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190211-05

Patellofemoral Joint Contact Pressures: Current Concepts and Use in Patellar Instability Studies

Jeffrey D. Osborne, MD; S. Brandon Luczak, MD; William B. Acker, MD; James Bicos, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e172-e179 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190118-05

Feature Article

Comparison of Modified Transtibial and Anteromedial Portal Techniques in Anatomic Single-Bundle ACL Reconstruction

Joung Kyue Han, PhD; Keun Churl Chun, MD; Seong In Lee, MD; Saintpee Kim, MD; Churl Hong Chun, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):83-89 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190211-04


Incidence of Patella Baja Before and After Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Based on Body Mass Index

Elvis L. Francois, MD; Matthew P. Abdel, MD; Paul L. Sousa, MD; Danielle M. Chapman, BS; Mike J. Miller, PA-C; David F. Dalury, MD; Daniel J. Berry, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):90-94 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190225-04


The Effect of Race on Early Perioperative Outcomes After Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis

Clark Yin, MS; David C. Sing, MD; Emily J. Curry, BA; Hussein Abdul-Rassoul, BS; Joseph W. Galvin, DO; Josef K. Eichinger, MD; Xinning Li, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):95-102 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190221-01


Preoperative Hemoglobin Predicts Postoperative Transfusion Despite Antifibrinolytics During Total Knee Arthroplasty

Sean P. Ryan, MD; Mitchell R. Klement, MD; Cynthia L. Green, PhD; Daniel J. Blizzard, MD; Samuel S. Wellman, MD; Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):103-109 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190225-05


Fixation of Displaced Acetabular Fractures With an Anatomic Quadrilateral Surface Plate Through the Stoppa Approach

Ruipeng Zhang, MD; Yingchao Yin, MD; Shilun Li, MD; Lin Jin, MD; Jialing Guo, MD; Zhiyong Hou, MD; Yingze Zhang, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e180-e186 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181227-03

The Effectiveness of Aspirin for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis for Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Eric Alyea, DO; Tara Gaston, DO; Luke S. Austin, MD; Charles Wowkanech, BS; Bret Cypel, BS; Manuel Pontes, PhD; Gerald Williams, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e187-e192 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181227-05

Medicaid Reimbursement for Common Orthopedic Procedures Is Not Consistent

David S. Casper, MD; Gregory D. Schroeder, MD; Benjamin Zmistowski, MD; Jeffery A. Rihn, MD; D. Greg Anderson, MD; Alan S. Hilibrand, MD; Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA; Christopher K. Kepler, MD, MBA

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e193-e196 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181227-06

Osseous Metastatic Disease to the Hands and Feet

Jad M. El Abiad, MD; Keith Aziz, MD; Adam S. Levin, MD; Edward M. McCarthy, MD; Carol D. Morris, MD, MS

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e197-e201 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20181227-04

Short Versus Long Cephalomedullary Nails for Fixation of Stable Versus Unstable Intertrochanteric Femur Fractures at a Level 1 Trauma Center

D. Andrew Hulet, MD; Casey S. Whale, MD; Michael J. Beebe, MD; David L. Rothberg, MD; Jeremy M. Gililland, MD; Chong Zhang, MS; Angela P. Presson, PhD; Ami R. Stuart, PhD; Erik N. Kubiak, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e202-e209 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190118-03

Hip Disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score and Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index Values in Asymptomatic and Arthritic Cohorts

Raymond W. Yu, MBBS, MSurgSci; James M. McLean, MBBS, MS, FRACS; Jasvir S. Bahl, BAppSc; Lucian B. Solomon, MD, PhD, FRACS

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e216-e224 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190118-02

Continued Inpatient Care After Primary Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Is Associated With Increased Short-term Postdischarge Morbidity: A Propensity Score–Adjusted Analysis

John M. Apostolakos, MD, MPH; Venkat Boddapati, MD; Michael C. Fu, MD, MHS; Brandon J. Erickson, MD; David M. Dines, MD; Lawrence V. Gulotta, MD; Joshua S. Dines, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e225-e231 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190125-02

Excision of Incomplete Hook of the Hamate Fractures

Jarrad A. Barber, MD; Bryan Loeffler, MD; R. Glenn Gaston, MD; Gary M. Lourie, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e232-e235 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190125-05

Outcomes of Uncemented Versus Cemented Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fractures

Bradley Schoch, MD; William Aibinder, MD; Jordan Walters, MD; John Sperling, MD, MBA; Thomas Throckmorton, MD; Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD; Thomas Duquin, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e236-e241 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190125-03

Comparison of Curved and Straight Anchor Insertion for Bankart Repair

Jason A. Grieshober, MD; Jeremiah E. Palmer, MD; Hyunchul Kim, MS; Jonathan T. Jaffe, MD; Ebrahim Paryavi, MD, MPH; S. Ashfaq Hasan, MD; R. Frank Henn III, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e242-e246 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190125-04

Pain After Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Versus Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Kelechi R. Okoroha, MD; Ravi B. Patel, MD; Toufic R. Jildeh, MD; Nathaniel Sanchez, BS; Matthew C. Sweet, BS; Brian K. Rill, MD; Patricia A. Kolowich, MD; Stephanie J. Muh, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e247-e252 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190125-01

Navigation-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty for a Valgus Knee Improves Limb and Femoral Component Alignment

Sung-Sahn Lee, MD; Kyeu-Back Kwon, MD; Yong-In Lee, MD; Young-Wan Moon, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e253-e259 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190211-02

Trends and Risk Factors in Orthopedic Lawsuits: Analysis of a National Legal Database

Kyle H. Cichos, BS; Michael A. Ewing, MD; Evan D. Sheppard, MD; Christoph Fuchs, MD; Gerald McGwin Jr, PhD; James T. McMurtrie, MD; Shawna L. Watson, MD; Shin Xu, MD; Charles Fryberger, MD; Dustin K. Baker, MD; Reaves M. Crabtree, MD; Austin B. Murphy, MD; Loy O. Vaughan, MD; Jorge L. Perez, MD; Brandon A. Sherrod, MD; Brad W. Edmonds, Esq; Brent A. Ponce, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e260-e267 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190211-01

Additional Dorsal Fibrocartilage Repair in a Combined Radial Collateral Ligament and Dorsal Fibrocartilage Injury of the Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Joint

Byung-Sung Kim, MD, PhD; Alex Doermann, MD; Michelle McGarry, MS; Masaki Akeda, MD; Hansel Ihn, MD; Thay Q. Lee, PhD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e268-e272 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190211-03

Case Report
Tips & Techniques

Total Calcaneus Resection and Reconstruction Using a 3-dimensional Printed Implant

Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc, FACS; Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, MD; Penelope Korkolopoulou, MD; Christos T. Vottis, MD; Vasileios A. Kontogeorgakos, MD; Olga D. Savvidou, MD

Orthopedics. 2019;42(2):e282-e287 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190125-07

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