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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
  • January/February 2020
  • Volume 43 · Issue 1
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Feature Article

Day of the Week of Surgery Affects Time to Discharge for Patients With Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Kali R. Tileston, MD; Maechi Uzosike, BA; Nicole Segovia, BS; Lawrence A. Rinsky, MD; Meghan N. Imrie, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):8-12 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191001-06


Acromial Fractures Following Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Cohort Controlled Analysis

Pascal Schenk, MD; Alexander Aichmair, MD; Silvan Beeler, MD; Lukas Ernstbrunner, MD; Dominik C. Meyer, MD; Christian Gerber, MD, FRCSEd(Hon)

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):15-22 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191031-03


Incidence and Characteristics of Osteoarticular Infections in Patients With Infective Endocarditis

Hiba K. Anis, MD; Evan M. Miller, BA; Jaiben George, MBBS; Nabin K. Shrestha, MD; Alison K. Klika, MS; Atul F. Kamath, MD; Maja Babic, MD; Carlos A. Higuera, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):24-29 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191031-02


The Utility of Intraoperative Arthrogram in the Management of Pediatric Lateral Condyle Fractures of the Humerus

John Schoeneman Vorhies, MD; Shawn Funk, MD; Marilyn Elliott, BS; Anthony Riccio, MD; Brandon Ramo, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):30-35 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191031-01

Supplemental Data

Outpatient Versus Rapid Recovery Inpatient Knee Arthroplasty: Comparison of Matched Cohorts

Chloe C. Kimball, BA; Christine I. Nichols, MA, MBA; Joshua G. Vose, MD, MBA

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):36-41 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191122-01

Biomechanical Effects of Fiber Patch Augmentation on Rotator Cuff Repairs

Vishal Mahul Mehta, MD; Cassie L. Mandala, PA-C; Ryan J. Shriver, BS; Melanie Benson, PA-C

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):42-45 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191031-06

Sterility of 3D-Printed Orthopedic Implants Using Fused Deposition Modeling

Nathan W. Skelley, MD; Michael P. Hagerty, MA; James T. Stannard, PhD; Kevin P. Feltz, MS; Richard Ma, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):46-51 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191031-07

Supplemental Data

Cutibacterium acnes Infection in Orthopedics: Microbiology, Clinical Findings, Diagnostic Strategies, and Management

Zilan X. Lin, MD; Lisa L. Steed, PhD; Camelia E. Marculescu, MD, MSCR; Harris S. Slone, MD; Shane K. Woolf, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):52-61 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191213-02

Corrosion of Titanium Spinal Explants Is Similar to That Observed in Oil Field Line Pipe Steel: Evidence of Microbial-Influenced Corrosion In Vivo

Reed Ayers, Phd; Vikas Patel, MD; Evalina Burger, MD; Christopher Cain, MD; David Ou-Yang, MD; Nolan Wessell, MD; Christopher Kleck, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):62-67 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191213-01

Pioneer Female Orthopedic Surgeons as Role Models

Olga D. Savvidou, MD; Frantzeska Zampeli, MD; Thekla Antoniadou, MD; Annelies Van Beeck, MD; Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc, FACS

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):e8-e14 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191031-04

Posterior Approach Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Retrospective Analysis of Short-term Results

R. Michael Greiwe, MD; Misti A. Hill, BSN; Maxwell S. Boyle, BS; Joseph Nolan, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):e15-e20 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191122-03

Reproducing the Native Posterior Tibial Slope in Cruciate-Retaining Total Knee Arthroplasty: Technique and Clinical Implications

James L. Howard, MD, FRCSC; Mina W. Morcos, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Brent A. Lanting, MD, FRCSC; Lyndsay E. Somerville, PhD; James P. McAuley, MD, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):e21-e26 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191122-06

Prospective Evaluation of Cognitive Outcomes After Anesthesia for Patients in the Beach Chair Position

Karim Boukhemis, MD; Michael Perez, MD; Erik Olness, MD; Jeremy L. Hensley, MD; Jake Lindstrom, CRNA; E. Barry McDonough, MD; George K. Bal, MD, FACS

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):e27-e30 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191031-09

Daily Postoperative Complete Blood Counts After Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty May Not Always Be Necessary

Andrew J. Mostello, DO; William Tenpenny, DO; Max Lingamfelter, DO; Eddie S. Wu, DO

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):e31-e36 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191031-08

The Influence of Mentors in Orthopedic Surgery

Emily M. Brook, BA; Caroline H. Hu, BA; Xinning Li, MD; Eric L. Smith, MD; Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):e37-e42 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191122-02

Surgeons Cannot Predict Pilon Fracture Outcomes Based on Initial Radiographs

Mark J. Gage, MD; Daniel Mascarenhas, BA; Dimitrius Marinos, BA; Michael A. Maceroli, MD; Brent T. Wise, MD; Suneel B. Bhat, MD; G. David Potter, MD; Gerard P. Slobogean, MD, MPH; Marcus F. Sciadini, MD; Christopher T. Lebrun, MD; Jason W. Nascone, MD; Theodore T. Manson, MD; Nathan N. O'Hara, MHA; Robert V. O'Toole, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):e43-e46 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191122-04

Efficacy of Adductor Canal Block With Liposomal Bupivacaine: A Randomized Prospective Clinical Trial

Morteza Meftah, MD; Suhas Boenerjous-Abel, MD; Vinay H. Siddappa, MD; Ira H. Kirschenbaum, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):e47-e53 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191122-05

Review Article

The Role of Partial Rotator Cuff Repairs in Patients With Massive Irreparable Tears Without Arthritis

Katie Thomas, MD; Joseph K. Kendal, MD, MSc; Yohei Ono, MD, PhD; Ian K. Y. Lo, MD, FRCSC; Aaron J. Bois, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):e1-e7 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191031-05

Case Report

Tularemia in a Prosthetic Joint Infection

Eric N. Azua, BA; Lynn A. Voss, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(1):e54-e56 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190627-01

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