Using Wearable Technology to Record Surgical Videos
Safe and efficient advanced surgical skill training is of tremendous importance. With the recent increase in Internet... More
Extensor Pollicis Longus Ruptures in Distal Radius Fractures: Clinical and Cadaveric Studies With a New Therapeutic Intervention
We conducted a study to evaluate aspiration of the third dorsal compartment as a therapeutic option for preventing... More
The Importance of Sex of Patient in the Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement
Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), a recently described hip condition in adolescents and young adults, typically... More
Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using a Flexible Guide Pin With a Rigid Reamer
Successful anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction depends heavily on accurate placement of the graft within the... 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


Tasto JP
The mission statement of the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reiterates Abraham Lincoln’s promise, “to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan,” by serving the men and women who are American vetera... More »

Original Study

Armstrong LC, Chong A, Livermore RW, Prohaska DJ, Doyon AN, Wooley PH
We conducted a study to evaluate biomechanical performance during destructive testing of several different suture materials in various arthroscopic knot configurations under both in vitro and in situ conditions. Surgeons of different levels of experi... More »

Online Exclusive, Case Report and Literature Review

Sobol GL, Lipschultz TM
Intraneural ganglion cysts of peripheral nerves occurring within the epineural sheath are rare, and their mechanism of formation and treatment options are debated. We present a case of a 41-year-old man who presented with a complaint of lateral-sided... More »

Online Exclusive, Case Report and Literature Review

Huang YC, Jazayeri L, Le W, Yao J
Artelon is a degradable biomaterial used for the treatment of osteoarthritis in the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb. The device reportedly works through 2 modes of action—stabilization of the carpometacarpal joint by augmentation of the joint ca... More »

Online Exclusive, Case Report and Literature Review

Moyad TF
Symptomatic synovial cyst formation is an infrequent, late complication after total knee arthroplasty. Most often, these cysts are found incidentally. However, rarely they may become larger leading to significant pain and disability. The formation of... More »

Online Exclusive, Original Study

Okike K, Lee OC, Makanji H, Morgan JH, Harris MB, Vrahas MS
Use of locked plate fixation for proximal humerus fractures in elderly patients has increased markedly in recent years. We conducted a study to compare outcomes of operative (locked plate fixation) and nonoperative management of these fractures. Fro... More »

Online Exclusive, Original Study

Boiwka AV, Bajwa NS, Toy JO, Eubanks J, Ahn NU
Research has associated lumbar spinal disease with lower extremity arthrosis. These studies focused solely on the lumbar spine’s connection with hip or knee pathology, failing to investigate potential ankle relationships. We specifically explored t... More »

Online Exclusive, Review Paper

Christman-Skieller C, Merz MK, Tansey JP
Tibialis anterior (TA) tendon rupture is a relatively rare injury that has been documented primarily in case reports. This article is the first large systematic review of the literature on treatment techniques for subcutaneous rupture of TA tendons.... More »

Online Exclusive, Orthopedic Technologies and Techniques

Mascarenhas R, McConkey MO, Forsythe B, Harner CD
Revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a technically demanding procedure with outcomes that generally fail to reach those seen with primary ACL reconstruction. With most index procedures using autograft tissue, it is not uncommon... More »

5 Points

Makhni EC, Jobin CM, Levine WN, Ahmad CS
Safe and efficient advanced surgical skill training is of tremendous importance. With the recent increase in Internet use for medical education, there has been a concomitant increase in video recording of surgical procedures and techniques. Surgical ... 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 »

Topic Collection

Momaya A, Ray P, Khoury J
Tension band plating is a commonly performed procedure to address angular deformities about the knee in children. We present a case of a synovial fistula formation after tension band plate removal, an unreported complication in the literature. An 11-... More »

Topic Collection

Spanyer JM, Crawford CH III, Canan CE, Burke LO, Heintzman SE, Carreon LY
The goal of surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is to prevent disability associated with curve progression. Few investigators have considered whether the function of patients with AIS becomes adversely affected by major spine ... More »

October 2014

This useful resource for the orthopedic surgeon addresses key issues in postsurgical pain management and multimodal care pathways. Among the topics discussed are recent advances in incorporation of local analgesics in postsurgical pain pathways, tran... 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 »