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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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Past Issue
  • March/April 2020
  • Volume 43 · Issue 2
Letter to the Editor

Female Pioneers in Orthopedic Surgery

Claudette M. Lajam, MD; Lauren Santiesteban, MD; Jessica Hooper, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):74 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200217-01

Feature Article

A Prospective Study of Patient Factors and Decision-making for Surgical Repair of Symptomatic Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears

Danielle G. Weekes, MD; Richard E. Campbell, BS; Jordan R. Allegretto; Samantha G. Lopez, BS; Matthew D. Pepe, MD; Bradford S. Tucker, MD; Kevin B. Freedman, MD; Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):85-90 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191223-02


Liposomal Bupivacaine Offers No Benefit Over Ropivacaine for Multimodal Periarticular Injection in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Lindsey N. Bravin, MD; Emily P. Ernest, BS; Matthew J. Dietz, MD; Benjamin M. Frye, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):91-96 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191223-01


A Comparison of Complications and Union Rates in Intramedullary Nailing of Femoral Shaft Fractures Treated With Open Versus Closed Reduction

Zachary L. Telgheder, MD; Matthew A. Albanese, MD; David S. Bloom, BS; Swamy Kurra, MD; Matthew P. Sullivan, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):103-107 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191223-03

Supplemental Data

Characteristics of Marijuana Use Among Orthopedic Patients

John J. Carney, BS; Alan Hwang, MD; Nathanael Heckmann, MD; Mitchell Bernstein, MD; Geoffrey S. Marecek, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):108-112 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191212-07

Comparing Reported Complication Rates in Shoulder Arthroplasty Between 2 Large Databases

Matthew J. Salzler, MD; Ian D. Engler, MD; Andrew X. Li, MD; Anna H. Jorgensen, MD; Charles Cassidy, MD; David J. Tybor, PhD, MPH

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):113-118 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200107-05

Supplemental Data

Use and Cost of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Versus Hemiarthroplasty for Acute Proximal Humerus Fractures

Cary S. Politzer, MD; Abiram Bala, MD; Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD; Michael P. Bolognesi, MD; Grant E. Garrigues, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):119-125 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200107-06

Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks Are Associated With Increased Rates of Emergency Department Visits After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery

Andrew R. Jensen, MD, MBE; Abhinav K. Sharma, BS; Blake Formanek, BS; Christopher Wang, BS; Zorica Buser, PhD; Jeffrey C. Wang, MD; Frank A. Petrigliano, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):127-131 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191212-06

The Effect of Configuration of Rhombic Cannulated Screws on Internal Fixation of Femoral Neck Fractures

Jialiang Guo, MD; Weichong Dong, MM; Yingchao Yin, MD; Ruipeng Zhang, MD; Zhiyong Hou, MD; Yingze Zhang, BS

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):e72-e78 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191212-03

A Qualitative Study Assessing Information on the Internet Compared With AAOS Guidelines for the Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures

Sarah M. Lamont, MD; Andrew M. Steffensmeier, MD; Timothy W. Harman, MD; David W. Martineau, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):e79-e86 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200107-01

The Reliability of Kager's Triangle in Detecting Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures

Christopher M. Belyea, MD, MBA; Kevin P. Krul, MD; Gregory Lause, MD, MS; Anthony Magee, MD; Claude D. Anderson, MD; Paul M. Ryan, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):e91-e94 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191212-05

Maximum Palmar Abduction Angle of the Trapeziometacarpal Joint in Healthy Subjects Can Be Evaluated Accurately Using a Radiograph-Based Measurement Technique

Itsuro Takada, MD; Soichiro Shimizu, MD; Katsutoshi Seno, PhD; Nobue Kobayashi, PhD; Kenjiro Hasegawa, MD; Shigeru Mitani, MD; Toru Hasegawa, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):e95-e101 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191212-04

Open Biceps Tenodesis: A Biomechanical Comparison of 6 Fixation Techniques

Miguel Diaz, BS; Brendan Y. Shi, BS; Matthew C. Baker, MD; Matthew T. Binkley, MD; Stephen M. Belkoff, PhD; Uma Srikumaran, MD, MBA, MPH

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):e102-e108 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200107-03

Program Directors' Perception of Pregnancy and Parenthood in Orthopedic Surgery Residency

Chelsea Nemeth, MD; Elizabeth Roll, MD; Mary K. Mulcahey, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):e109-e113 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191212-02

The Atypical Patient With Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses May Be at Increased Risk for a Missed Contralateral Slip

Asa W. Shnaekel, MD, MPH; James R. Kee, MD; Katherine E. Travis, APRN; Brant C. Sachleben, MD; Eric R. Siegel, MS; R. Dale Blasier, MD; Brien M. Rabenhorst, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):e114-e118 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200107-04

Review Article

Hip-Spine Syndrome: The Diagnostic Utility of Guided Intra-articular Hip Injections

David R. Maldonado, MD; Brian H. Mu, BA; Joe Ornelas, PhD; Sarah L. Chen, BA; Ajay C. Lall, MD, MS; Rafael Walker-Santiago, MD; Philip J. Rosinsky, MD; Jacob Shapira, MD; Benjamin G. Domb, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):e65-e71 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191223-05

Case Report

Using Imageless Optical Navigation to Identify the New Hip Center in Crowe IV Dysplasia

Colin Yi-Loong Woon, MD; Jeffrey M. Muir, MSc, DC, MSc (Clin Epi); Edwin P. Su, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):e119-e122 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20191223-06

Tips & Techniques

A New Technique for Radiographic Visualization of the Scaphotrapeziotrapezoid Joint

Ashley M. Brown, MD; Sarah M. Winfield, AA; Stuart H. Kuschner, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(2):e123-e124 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190723-08

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