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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
  • September/October 2020
  • Volume 43 · Issue 5
Feature Article

Improved Outcomes Using a Fibular Strut in Proximal Humerus Fracture Fixation

Devon M. Myers, DO; Jacob J. Triplet, DO; Patrick J. Warmoth, DO; Braden J. Passias, DO; Sean P. McGowan, DO; Benjamin C. Taylor, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):262-268 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200721-02


Osseous Integration of the Central Peg of an All-Polyethylene Glenoid With 3 Different Surgical Techniques

Patrick J. Denard, MD; Reuben Gobezie, MD; Justin W. Griffin, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Evan Lederman, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):278-283 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200721-04

Supplemental Data

Denosumab for Bone Giant Cell Tumor of the Distal Radius

Shinji Tsukamoto, MD; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD; Piergiuseppe Tanzi, MD; Giulio Leone, MD; Giovanni Ciani, MD; Alberto Righi, MD; Manabu Akahane, MD; Kanya Honoki, MD; Yasuhito Tanaka, MD; Davide Maria Donati, MD; Costantino Errani, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):284-291 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200721-03

Supplemental Data

Outpatient Orthopedic Rehabilitation in New York State During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Therapist Perspectives

Nata Parnes, MD; Cheryl Tousant, PT, DPT; Jeff Perrine, FNP-C; Michael J. Defranco, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):292-294 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200721-16

Supplemental Data

Patient Risk Profile for Unplanned 90-Day Emergency Department Visits Differs Between Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty

Johannes F. Plate, MD, PhD; Sean P. Ryan, MD; Michael A. Bergen, MD; Cierra S. Hong, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD; Michael P. Bolognesi, MD; Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):295-302 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200818-02

Supplemental Data

Complications, Additional Surgery, and Joint Survival Analysis After Medial Open-Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy

Furkan Yapici, MD; Umit Selcuk Aykut, MD; Mehmet Coskun, MD; Muhammet Coskun Arslan, MD; Demet Merder-Coskun, MD; Ahmet Kocabiyik, MD; Erman Ulu, MD; Avni Ilhan Bayhan, MD; Mehmet Akif Kaygusuz, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):303-314 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200819-01

Supplemental Data

The Importance of Concordance Between Patients and Their Subspecialists

Romil F. Shah, MD; Kevin Mertz, BS; Joseph A. Gil, MD; Sara L. Eppler, MPH; Derek Amanatullah, MD, PhD; Jeffrey Yao, MD; Loretta Chou, MD; Robert Steffner, MD; Marc Safran, MD; Serena S. Hu, MD; Robin N. Kamal, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):315-319 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200818-01

Peri-implant Fractures Following Hook Plate Fixation for Unstable Distal Clavicle Fractures

Pei-Lun Ni, MD; Kai-Cheng Lin, MD; Chun-Yu Chen, MD; Yih-Wen Tarng, MD, PhD; Wei-Ning Chang, MD; Jenn-Huei Renn, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e359-e363 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200619-01

Hip Arthroscopy for Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis Using a Capsulotomy-First Approach

Yohei Yukizawa, MD, PhD; Dean K. Matsuda, MD; Akinori Sakai, MD, PhD; Soshi Uchida, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e369-e377 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200619-03

Unmet Patient Expectations for Interventions Decrease Provider Satisfaction Scores

Sophia Brancazio, BA; Scott M. Eskildsen, MD; Funbi Abimbola, BA; Christopher W. Olcott, MD; Ganesh V. Kamath, MD; Daniel J. Del Gaizo, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e378-e382 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200619-05

Intramedullary Nail Fixation for the Treatment of Pathologic Humeral Shaft Fractures

Michael J. Colello, MD; Michael D. Hunter, MD; Stephanie L. Tanner, MS; Scott E. Porter, MD, FACS

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e389-e398 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200619-08

Identifying the Safe Zone in Arthroscopic Anterior Elbow Capsulectomy: A Cadaveric Study

Kenneth M. Chin, MD; Mohit N. Gilotra, MD; Steven Horton, MD; S. Ashfaq Hasan, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e399-e403 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200619-07

Transcription Error Rates in Retrospective Chart Reviews

James E. Feng, MD; Afshin A. Anoushiravani, MD; Paul J. Tesoriero, MS; Lidia Ani, MD; Morteza Meftah, MD; Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc; Philipp Leucht, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e404-e408 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200619-10

National Trends in the Surgical Treatment of Chronic Rotator Cuff Tear in Patients Without Arthritis

Molly Vora, BA; David C. Sing, MD; Emily J. Curry, MPH; Robin N. Kamal, MD; Xinning Li, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e409-e414 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200619-09

Return to Work After Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Predictive Model

Alexander J. Rondon, MD, MBA; Timothy L. Tan, MD; Max R. Greenky, MD; Matthew M. Kheir, BS; Carol Foltz, PhD; James J. Purtill, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e415-e420 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200619-12

Displaced Supracondylar Humerus Fractures in Toddlers

Brendan M. Striano, MD; Camila De Mattos, MD; David E. Ramski, MD; Kelly R. Flynn; B. David Horn, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e421-e424 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200619-13

Effect of a Clean Surgical Airflow Layer on the Incidence of Infection in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Lucas K. Routh, MD; Nancy L. Parks, MS; Jeanine M. Gargiulo, Pa-C; William G. Hamilton, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e425-e430 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200721-13

Effect of Nicotine Dependence and Smoking on Revision Diskectomy After Single-Level Lumbar Diskectomy

Eric J. Smith, MD; Bradley P. Inkrott, MD; Jerry Y. Du, MD; Uri M. Ahn, MD; Nicholas U. Ahn, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e438-e441 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200619-14

Arthroplasty Surgeons Do Not Improve Acute Outcomes for Patients With Hip Fracture Relative to Other Subspecialists

Sean P. Ryan, MD; Jorge A. Padilla, MD; Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc; Mark J. Gage, MD; Michael P. Bolognesi, MD; Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e442-e446 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200619-11

In-depth Analysis of Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Websites

Shaan A. Ahmed, BA; William Elnemer; Adam E. M. Eltorai, PhD; Michael Mariorenzi, MD; Alan H. Daniels, MD; Eric M. Cohen, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e447-e453 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200721-10

Impact of Pediatric Subspecialty Training on Perioperative Complications in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery

Nicholas Yohe, MD; Matthew Ciminero, MD; Matthew Solomito, PhD; Mark C. Lee, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e454-e459 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200721-11


Effect of Global Fracture Care Billing on Distal Radius Fractures

Daniel M. Curtis, MD; Cody S. Lee, BS; Haroutioun H. Boyajian, MD; Michael J. Lee, MD; Megan Conti Mica, MD; Lewis L. Shi, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e471-e475 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200521-10

Review Article

Enhanced Recovery After Pediatric Scoliosis Surgery: Key Components and Current Practice

Bryant M. Song, MS; Muayad Kadhim, MD; Jaya P. Shanmugam, MBBS; Andrew G. King, MD; Michael J. Heffernan, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e338-e344 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200721-06

Current Treatment Considerations for Osteosarcoma Metastatic at Presentation

Shinji Tsukamoto, MD; Costantino Errani, MD; Andrea Angelini, MD; Andreas F. Mavrogenis, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e345-e358 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200721-05

Case Report

Atraumatic Fracture of Cemented Vanguard Total Knee Arthroplasty Femoral Component

Tyler J. Vovos, MD; Tyler S. Watters, MD; Erin M. Hughes, FNP; David C. McNabb, MD

Orthopedics. 2020;43(5):e476-e479 https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200721-07

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