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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
  • July/August 2020
  • Volume 43 · Issue 4
Letter to the Editor

What Method of Fixation Is Superior for Biceps Tenodesis?

Mingjin Zhong, MD; Weimin Zhu, MD; Wei Lu, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):201-202 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200604-01

Guest Editorial

Patient Advocacy During COVID-19

Stephen D. Lockey, MD, MBA; William F. Postma, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):203 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200604-02

Feature Article
Supplemental Data

Same-Day Discharge Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: Examining Trends, Discharge Dispositions, and Complications Over Time

Julien Clouette, BSc; Avinesh Agarwalla, MD; Bheeshma Ravi, MD, PhD, FRCSC; Rajiv Gandhi, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Naomi Maldonado-Rodriguez, BKIN; Bryan M. Saltzman, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Timothy S. Leroux, MD, Med, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):204-208 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200428-03

Supplemental Data

Treatment of Periprosthetic Nonunions of the Lower Extremity

Krishna C. Vemulapalli, MD; Stephen L. Davis, MD; Vasilios Mathews, MD; Robin N. Goytia, MD; Gregory W. Stocks, MD; Warren R. Dunn, MD, MPH; Mitzi S. Laughlin, PhD; Mark R. Brinker, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):209-214 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200428-04

Supplemental Data

Arthroscopic Superior Capsular Reconstruction of the Shoulder Using Dermal Allograft

Daoud Makki, MD, FRCS (Tr&Orth); Quen O. Tang, MBChB, FRCS (Tr&Orth); Dilraj Sandher, MBChB, FRCS (Tr&Orth); Barnes W. Morgan, MBBS, MSc, FRCS (Tr&Orth); Matt Ravenscroft, MBBS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):215-220 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200428-05

Supplemental Data

The Effect of Postoperative Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs on Nonunion Rates in Long Bone Fractures

William A. Tucker, MD; Mitchell C. Birt, MD; Archie A. Heddings, MD; Greg A. Horton, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):221-227 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200428-06

Supplemental Data

The Early Effect of COVID-19 Restrictions on an Academic Orthopedic Surgery Department

Brandon E. Earp, MD; Dafang Zhang, MD; Kyra A. Benavent, BS; Laura Byrne, BS; Philip E. Blazar, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):228-232 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200624-03

Supplemental Data

Coagulopathies Are a Risk Factor for Adverse Events Following Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty

Rohil Malpani, BS; Ryan P. McLynn, MD; Patawut Bovonratwet, BS; Paul S. Bagi, MD; Alp Yurter, BS; Michael R. Mercier, BS; Lee E. Rubin, MD; Jonathan N. Grauer, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):233-238 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200624-02

Supplemental Data

Reasons for Failure of Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Performed Through a Direct Anterior Approach

Nicholas C. Duethman, MD; Joseph M. Statz, MD; Robert T. Trousdale, MD; Michael J. Taunton, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):239-244 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200521-01

The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Orthopedic Practices in New York

Andrew Z. Mo, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD; Eric L. Grossman, MD; Omar F. Rahman, MD, MBA; Daniel P. Murray, MD; Elliot B. Hershman, MD; Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):245 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200624-01

Supplemental Data

Cost Analysis of Dual-Mobility Constructs in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: A European Payer Perspective

Matthew P. Abdel, MD; Larry E. Miller, PhD; Stephen A. Hull, MHS; Andréa B. Coppolecchia, MPH; Arlen D. Hanssen, MD; Mark W. Pagnano, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):250-255 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200625-01

Needle Length Requirement for Glenohumeral Joint Injection Using the Neviaser Approach

Lucas Teske, MD; Ian Al'Khafaji, MD; Benjamin R. Graves, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e215-e218 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200404-02

Agonizing and Expensive: A Review of Institutional Costs of Ankle Fusion Nonunions

Oliver J. Gagne, MDCM; Andrea N. Veljkovic, MD, FRCSC, MPH; Mark Glazebrook, MD, PhD, FRCSC; Murray Penner, MD, FRCSC; Kevin Wing, MD, FRCSC; Alastair S. E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e219-e224 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200404-01

Preservation of the Tibial Remnant in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction May Improve Postoperative Proprioceptive Function

Byung-Ill Lee, MD, PhD; Chang Hyun Kim, MD; Byung Woong Jang, MD; Yong Cheol Hong, MD; Sai-Won Kwon, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e231-e236 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200404-04

Learning Curve for the Direct Superior Approach to Total Hip Arthroplasty

Rami M. Ezzibdeh, MSc; Andrew A. Barrett, MD; Prerna Arora, MTech; Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e237-e243 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200404-05

Recognition and Management of Emergent Spinal Pathology Among First-Line Providers

Joseph R. Johnson, ScB; Jacob M. Babu, MD, MHA; Wesley M. Durand, ScB; Adam E. M. Eltorai, MSc; Shyam A. Patel, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e244-e250 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200404-07

Unintended Retention of Temporary Articulating Spacers in the Treatment of Periprosthetic Hip Joint Infection

Kyung-Jae Lee, MD; Byung-Woo Min, MD; Ki-Cheor Bae, MD; Chul-Hyun Cho, MD; Eun-Suk Son, MD; Si-Wook Lee, MD; Seok-Jung Lee, MD; Mi-Kyung Kang, BD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e251-e257 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200404-08

Risk Factors for Wound Complications After Periprosthetic Fractures

Eli Kamara, MD; Zachary P. Berliner, MD; H. John Cooper, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e258-e262 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200415-01

The Proportion of Abstracts Presented at the 2010 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting Ultimately Published

Benjamin R. Williams, MD; Will G. Freking, MD; Taylor J. Ridley, MD; Julie Agel, MA, ATC; Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e263-e269 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200415-02

Hospital Stays and Medical Expenses Increase Nationwide Among Patients With Septic Arthritis of the Shoulder Who Inject Drugs

Alexander J. Toppo, BS; David H. W. Oh, BS; David J. Tybor, PhD, MS, MPH; Alysse G. Wurcel, MD, MS; Mariano E. Menendez, MD; Scott P. Ryan, MD; Matthew J. Salzler, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e270-e277 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200415-03

Long-term Comparison of Retrograde and Antegrade Femoral Nailing

James Brewster, DO; Greg Grenier, DO; Benjamin C. Taylor, MD; Cody Carter, BS; Daniel Degenova, BS; Michael Pierce Ebaugh, DO; Adam Halverson, DO

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e278-e282 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200415-04

Clinical Significance of Radiologic Improvement Following Single-Level Oblique Lateral Interbody Fusion With Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Fixation

Sam Yeol Chang, MD; Yunjin Nam, MD; Jeongik Lee, MD; Bong-Soon Chang, MD, PhD; Choon-Ki Lee, MD, PhD; Hyoungmin Kim, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e283-e290 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200521-02

Characteristics of Pyogenic Musculoskeletal Infections in Older Children and Adolescents

Sarah N. Pierrie, MD; Brian P. Scannell, MD; Brian K. Brighton, MD, MPH; Kelly L. Vanderhave, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e291-e298 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200521-04

Gluteus Maximus Transfer as an Augmentation Technique for Patients With Severe Abductor Deficiency of the Hip

Laurent Quisquater, MD; Annick Timmermans, PhD; Frank Vandenabeele, MD, PhD; Ronald Driesen, MD; Kristoff Corten, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e299-e305 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200521-05

Return to Sport Following Adolescent Concussion: Epidemiologic Findings From a High School Population

Toufic R. Jildeh, MD; Kelechi R. Okoroha, MD; Eric Denha, BS; Christina Eyers, EdD, AT, ATC; Ashley Johnson, MS, AT, ATC; Ramsey Shehab, MD; Vasilios Moutzouros, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e306-e310 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200521-03

Surgical Outcomes in Selective Laminectomy and Conventional Double-Door Laminoplasty for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Toshitaka Yoshii, MD, PhD; Shoji Tomizawa, MD, PhD; Takashi Hirai, MD, PhD; Hiroyuki Inose, MD, PhD; Tsuyoshi Yamada, MD; Kenichiro Sakai, MD, PhD; Shuta Ushio, MD; Satoru Egawa, MD; Masato Yuasa, MD, PhD; Tsuyoshi Kato, MD, PhD; Shigenori Kawabata, MD, PhD; Yoshiyasu Arai, MD, PhD; Atsushi Okawa, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e311-e315 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200521-06

Nutritional Counseling Program for Morbidly Obese Patients Enables Weight Optimization for Safe Total Joint Arthroplasty

Max Lingamfelter, DO; Fabio R. Orozco, MD; Ciara N. Beck, RD; Michael F. Harrer, MD; Zachary D. Post, MD; Alvin C. Ong, MD; Danielle Y. Ponzio, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e316-e322 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200521-08

Tibial Fracture Healing Score: A Novel Tool to Predict Tibial Nonunion

Yohan Jang, DO; Greg Gaski, MD; Roman Natoli, MD, PhD; Walter Virkus, MD; Todd Mckinley, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e323-e328 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200521-07

Review Article

Surgical Management of Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis With Glenoid Erosion and Static Posterior Subluxation (Walch B2): Techniques, Outcomes, and Survivorship Rates

Ajaykumar Shanmugaraj, BHSc; Mohamed Sarraj, MD; Ryan P. Coughlin, MD, FRCSC; Evan M. Guerrero, MD; Seper Ekhtiari, MD; Olufemi R. Ayeni, MD, PhD, FRCSC; Grant E. Garrigues, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e191-e201 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200415-05

Orthopedic Manifestations of Lead Toxicity

Amy L. Meyers, DO; Michael P. Woodbury, DO; Ryan A. Nelson, DO

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e202-e207 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200415-06

Case Report
Tips & Techniques

Opioid Consumption and Time to Return to Work After Percutaneous Osteotomy in Foot Surgery

Jimmy J. Chan, MD; Javier Z. Guzman, MD; Andrea Nordio, MD; Jesse C. Chan; Carl M. Cirino, MD; Ettore Vulcano, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(4):e334-e337 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200428-01

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