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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
  • May/June 2020
  • Volume 43 · Issue 3
Guest Editorial

Orthopedics in the Era of COVID-19

Andrea Halim, MD; Jonathan N. Grauer, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):138-139 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200426-01

Feature Article
Supplemental Data

Risk Factors for Hardware-Related Complications After Olecranon Fracture Fixation

George Bugarinovic, BS; Kelly H. McFarlane, BS; Kyra A. Benavent, BS; Stein J. Janssen, MD, PhD; Philip E. Blazar, MD; Brandon E. Earp, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):141-146 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200314-03


Aversion to Total Joint Arthroplasty: Functional Scores Predict Patient Preferences

Darrin Trask, MD; David Etzioni, MD; Adam J. Schwartz, MD, MBA

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):147-153 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200314-01


Shorter Time to Surgery Is Associated With Better Outcomes for Spondylolisthesis in the Workers' Compensation Population

Bryan O. Ren, BS; Christopher A. Rothfusz, BS; Mhamad Faour, MD; Joshua T. Anderson, MD; Jeffrey A. O'Donnell, MD; Arnold R. Haas, BS, BA; Rick Percy, PhD; Stephen T. Woods, MD; Uri M. Ahn, MD; Nicholas U. Ahn, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):154-160 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200314-04


Predictors of Symptomatic Implant Removal After Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Tibial Plateau Fractures: A Retrospective Case-Control Study

Christopher C. Stewart, BA; Nathan N. O'Hara, MHA; Daniel Mascarenhas, MD; Theodore T. Manson, MD; G. Bradley Reahl, BS; Daniel Connelly, BS; Mitchell Baker, BS; Gerard P. Slobogean, MD; Robert V. O'Toole, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):161-167 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200314-02

Humeral Shaft Fracture Healing Rates in Older Patients

Frederic H. Pollock, MD; J. P. Maurer, DO; Aaron Sop, DO; Jonathan Callegai, DO; Mike Broce, BA; Maher Kali, MD; Jeffrey F. Spindel, DO

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):168-172 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200213-03

Identifying the Most Successful Procedures in Hip Arthroscopy

Jon E. Hammarstedt, MD; Joseph R. Laseter, BA; Asheesh Gupta, MD; John J. Christoforetti, MD; Ajay C. Lall, MD, MS; Benjamin G. Domb, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):173-181 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200129-01

Outcomes and Review of Periprosthetic Tibial Fractures

Jacob J. Triplet, DO; Benjamin C. Taylor, MD; James Brewster, DO

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):182-186 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200213-02

Trends in Orthopedic Surgery Reimbursement From 2000 to 2015

Robert Walker, MD; Zachary Morrison, BS; Mark Campbell, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):187-190 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200213-05

Dimensions of the Lateral Malleolar Fossa and Its Potential Violation With Lateral Distal Fibular Plate Fixation

Sapan D. Gandhi, MD; Jeff Cross, MD; Matthew Siljander, MD; Adam Fahs, MD; Kade McQuivey, MD; Paul T. Fortin, MD; Patrick J. Wiater, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):e141-e146 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200213-04

Complication Rates for the Anterior Approach to Total Hip Arthroplasty

Konstantin J. Gruenwald, BA; Michael A. Arata, MD; Steven E. Fisher, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):e147-e150 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200213-07

Impact of Patent Foramen Ovale on Total Knee Arthroplasty Cerebrovascular Accident Perioperative Management

Cierra S. Hong, BA; Cary Politzer, MD; Sean P. Ryan, MD; Samuel S. Wellman, MD; William A. Jiranek, MD; Michael P. Bolognesi, MD; Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):e151-e158 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200213-06

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Posterior Malleolus Fractures via a Posteromedial Approach

Robert M. Zbeda, MD; Steven Paul Friedel, MD; Stuart D. Katchis, MD; Lon Weiner, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):e166-e170 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200213-01

Iliopsoas Release in Hip Arthroscopy: Assessment of Muscle Atrophy

Karan A. Patel, MD; Mark S. Collins, MD; Brian A. Cazan, BS; Aaron J. Krych, MD; Bruce A. Levy, MD; David E. Hartigan, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):e171-e176 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200314-06

Long-term Functional Outcomes of Nonoperatively Treated Highly Displaced Scapular Body and Neck Fractures

Rebecca A. Rajfer, MD; Traci Salopek, MSW, CCRC; Brian A. Mosier, MD; Mark Carl Miller, PhD; Gregory T. Altman, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):e177-e181 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200314-05

Review Article

Controversies in Fracture Healing: Early Versus Late Dynamization

Blake J. Schultz, MD; Kenneth Koval, MD; Parsa P. Salehi, MD; Michael J. Gardner, MD; Douglas L. Cerynik, MD, MBA

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):e125-e133 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200213-08

Improving Sexual, Racial, and Ethnic Diversity in Orthopedics: An Imperative

James S. Lin, MD; Lisa L. Lattanza, MD; Kristy L. Weber, MD; Julie Balch Samora, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):e134-e140 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200129-04

Case Report

Primary Arthroscopic Repair of a Traumatic Isolated Subscapularis Tendon Rupture in an Adolescent Patient

Avinesh Agarwalla, MD; Richard N. Puzzitiello, MD; Natalie L. Leong, MD; Bradley Allison, PT, DPT, OCS; Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Brian Forsythe, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):e182-e186 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200129-05

Tips & Techniques

Spanning External Fixation for Pilon Fractures: Steering Wheel and Kickstands

Benjamin C. Taylor, MD; Eric So, DPM; Ammar Karim, DO

Orthopedics. 2020;43(3):e187-e190 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200129-06

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