Cementing Multihole, Metal, Modular Acetabular Shells Into Cages in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
Acetabular components of total hip arthroplasties can loosen and migrate, sometimes resulting in severe osseous pelvic... More
Recorrection Osteotomies and Total Knee Arthroplasties After Failed Bilateral High Tibial Osteotomies
This article reports the case of a 58-year-old man with failed bilateral opening wedge high tibial osteotomies.... More
Role of Surgical Dressings in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial
We conducted a randomized controlled trial to compare efficacy of an occlusive antimicrobial barrier dressing and a... More
Modular Versus Nonmodular Femoral Necks for Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty
In total hip arthroplasty (THA), proximal femoral neck stem modularity (PFNSM) has theoretical advantages over... More
Integrating New Pain Management Options into Your Practice
Dr. Steven Sampson will share ways to integrate alternative pain medicine into your practice, recent studies in... More

Editorial

Parvizi J
Surgical site infections (SSIs) and hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) have become two of the most feared complications associated with the delivery of medical care. The issue of infection has become so important that the American Academy of Orthopa... More »
 

Original Study

Patel AR, Sweeney P, Ochenjele G, Wixson R, Stulberg SD, Puri LM
Polyethylene wear and subsequent osteolysis are major obstacles to the long-term success of total hip arthroplasty (THA). We conducted a study to determine the incidence of loose acetabular components that did not show frank signs of loosening on ei... More »
 

Online Exclusive, From the Resident Advisory Board

Kogan M, Frank RM
Applying for a residency program can be a stressful process for medical students. It is a combination of applying for a job in the “real world” and applying to a college or medical school. In certain fields of medicine or surgery, there may be ov... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Case Report and Literature Review

Edelstein AI, Linn RL, Fritsch MK, Sagan M
Osteochondroma is a benign bone tumor composed of a bony protrusion with an overlying cartilage cap. Osteochondromas arise in the scapula in 3% to 5% of cases, making them the most common benign bone tumor in this location. Scapular osteochondromas c... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Case Report and Literature Review

Horn PL, Beebe AC, King DR
We present the case of a 12-year-old girl who underwent an uncomplicated posterior spinal fusion with instrumentation for scoliosis and who later developed nausea, emesis, and abdominal pain. We discuss the epidemiology, prevalence, anatomic findings... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Case Report and Literature Review

Hegde AS, Shenoy RM, Arif S, Shetty A, Babu R
Carpometacarpal (CMC) joint dislocations are uncommon injuries that account for less than 1% of hand injuries. Dorsal dislocations of the CMC joints are more frequent than volar dislocations. Palmar dislocations can be either ulnopalmar or radiopalma... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Case Report and Literature Review

MacGillis K, King D
Ollier disease, or multiple enchondromatosis, has a distinct hallmark of disease variability and requires individualized patient treatment. This is a case report of an 18-year-old woman with Ollier disease isolated to her left hand that was treated n... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Original Study

Obermeyer T, Cagle PJ, Parsons BO, Flatow EL
Loosening of the glenoid remains one of the most common complications of total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) and is the most cited reason for performing revision arthroplasty. Ingrowth metal-backed glenoid components offer the theoretical advantage of ... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Original Study

Miller AJ, Rivlin M, Kirkpatrick W, Abboudi J, Jones C
Distal fingertip amputations are common injuries in work- and non-work-related accidents. There is a paucity of evidence to support use of any one treatment. We conducted a study to better understand how surgeon and patient factors influence the tre... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Original Study

Nolan BM, Sweet SJ, Ferkel E, Udofia AA, Itamura J
Computed tomography (CT) is often used to evaluate intra-articular distal humerus fracture patterns, but it increases radiation exposure and cost. We conducted a study to determine the effect of adding CT evaluation to plain radiographic evaluation ... More »
 

Topic Collection

Khurana S, Nobel TB, Merkow JS, Walsh M, Egol KA
We conducted a study to evaluate differences between patients who had total hip arthroplasty (THA) for posttraumatic osteoarthritis (OA) and patients who had THA for primary OA. Using a prospective database, we followed 3844 patients who had THA for... More »
 

Topic Collection

Hart A, Cota A, Makhdom A, Harvey EJ
Vitamin C is an essential micronutrient with an adult daily recommended intake of 75 mg for women and 90 mg for men. Smokers should consume an additional 35 mg per day because of the increased oxidative stresses from cigarette smoke. Observational d... More »
 

Topic Collection

Boe C, Vangsness CT
According to the 2005 US census, osteoarthritis (OA) was the leading cause of disability in the United States, affecting more than 50 million people. Current treatments are targeted at reducing symptoms of the inflammatory reaction that occurs after ... More »
 

Topic Collection

Song KS, Lee SW
Displaced femoral neck fractures are rare in children and are associated with a high rate of complications. Subtrochanteric fractures after cannulated screw fixation of femoral neck fractures in adults are well recognized, and there are several repor... More »
 
Makhni EC, Jobin CM, Levine WN, Ahmad CS
Distal biceps repair performed by Dr. Makhni and Dr. Jobin, filmed by Dr. Makhni using Google Glass.  To read the authors' full article "5 Points on Using Wearable Technology to Record Surgical Videos," click here. LimelightPlayer... More »
 

Conference News

Highlights of the 3rd Annual Emerging Techniques in Orthopedics... More »