Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Current Concepts, Imaging Features, and Therapeutic Strategies
Thoracic outlet syndrome describes a set of disorders resulting from compression of the brachial plexus and/or... More
Shoulder Examination of the Overhead Athlete
The overhead athlete’s shoulder is exposed to extremes of stress and range of motion (ROM), predisposing this joint to... More
Closed Rupture of the Flexor Profundus Tendon of Ring Finger: Case Report and Treatment Recommendations
Zone III midsubstance flexor tendon rupture without underlying pathology is rare. The most common mechanism of injury... More
Cadaveric Study of Appropriate Screw Length for Distal Radius Stabilization Using Volar Plate Fixation
We conducted a study to highlight areas of risk with distal radius fixation to prevent occurrence of extensor tendon... 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

Review Paper

Burkhart SS
The rather turbulent history of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair went through stages of innovation, conflict, disruption, assimilation, and transformation that might be anticipated when a new and advanced technology (arthroscopic cuff repair) displac... More »
 

Editorial

Diao E
This issue of The American Journal of Orthopedics has several very interesting articles for the upper extremity surgeon. The first one that I would like to talk about is “Trends in Thumb Carpometacarpal Interposition Arthroplasty in the United Stat... More »
 

Opinion

McCann PD
“The Burden of Craft in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair” is a summary of the annual Neer Lecture that was delivered by Stephen S. Burkhart, MD, at the 2014 annual meeting of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. It is a fascinating personal stor... More »
 

Imaging Series

Buller LT, Jose J, Baraga M, Lesniak B
Thoracic outlet syndrome describes a set of disorders resulting from compression of the brachial plexus and/or subclavian vessels. Early recognition is essential, as diagnostic or treatment delays are associated with significant morbidity. In this a... More »
 

Review Paper

Burkhart SS
The rather turbulent history of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair went through stages of innovation, conflict, disruption, assimilation, and transformation that might be anticipated when a new and advanced technology (arthroscopic cuff repair) displac... More »
 

5 Points

Makhni EC, Ahmad CS
The overhead athlete’s shoulder is exposed to extremes of stress and range of motion (ROM), predisposing this joint to unique injury patterns. Prompt diagnosis and management begin with a comprehensive history and a physical examination, supplement... More »
 

Editorial

Diao E
This issue of The American Journal of Orthopedics has several very interesting articles for the upper extremity surgeon. The first one that I would like to talk about is “Trends in Thumb Carpometacarpal Interposition Arthroplasty in the United Stat... More »
 

Case Report and Literature Review

Melamed E, Fineberg SJ, Beldner S
Zone III midsubstance flexor tendon rupture without underlying pathology is rare. The most common mechanism of injury for a spontaneous rupture is forced extension of an actively flexed distal interphalangeal joint. We describe a patient who experi... More »
 

Original Study

Austin A, Green S, Ahsan S, Roskosky M, Shuler MS
We conducted a study to highlight areas of risk with distal radius fixation to prevent occurrence of extensor tendon injury without compromising the security and stability of the fixation. Twelve cadaveric forearms were used. The volar locking plate... More »
 

Original Study

Werner BC, Bridgforth AB, Gwathmey FW, Dacus AR
We conducted a study to investigate current trends in carpometacarpal (CMC) interposition arthroplasty across time, sex, age, and region of the United States; per-patient charges and reimbursements; and the association between this procedure and conc... 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 »