Volume 13, Spring 2000


Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Tendons of the Ankle and Foot
Claudia Sadro, M.D. and Murray Dalinka, M.D., Philadelphia, PA

Rehabilitation of the Shoulder Following Rotator Cuff Surgery
Brian G. Leggin, M.S., P.T., O.C.S. and Martin J. Kelley, M.S., P.T., O.C.S., Philadelphia, PA

Evolution of Total Ankle Arthroplasty
Samir Sodha, M.D., Steven Y. Wei, M.D., and Enyi Okereke, M.D., Philadelphia, PA

A Review of Avascular Necrosis in Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip and Contemporary Efforts at Prevention
Lael M. Luedtke, M.D., John M. Flynn, M.D., and Stephan G. Pill, M.S., P.T., Philadelphia, PA

Electromyography in Shoulder Disorders
Sami L. Khella, M.D., Philadelphia, PA

Osteoporosis of the Spine: Medical and Surgical Strategies
Hugh L. Bassewitz, M.D. and Harry N. Herkowitz, M.D., Royal Oak, MI

Chronic Instability of the Distal Radioulnar Joint: A Review
Stefan Fornalski, B.S., Thay Q. Lee, Ph.D., and Ranjan Gupta, M.D., Irvine, CA

Original Science

Treatment of Scapholunate Dissociation With Palmaris Longus Tendon Graft: A Biomechanical Study
In Sok Yi, M.D., Keykhosrow Firoozbakhsh, Ph.D., Jeffery Racca, M.D., Yuji Umeda, M.D., and Moheb Moneim, M.D., Albuquerque, NM

Objective Criteria for Diagnosis of Articular Cartilage Loss Using the Glenohumeral Weighted Abduction Radiograph
Robert A. Pedowitz, M.D., Ph.D., April Apple, R.T., and Kevin P. Speer, M.D., San Diego, CA

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Thoracic Vertebral Biopsy
Jeff S. Silber, M.D., Rick J. Placide, M.D., Max W. Cohen, M.D., R. John Naranja, M.D., and Edward J. Vresilovic, M.D., Ph.D., Philadelphia, PA

Case Report

Tumoral Calcinosis With Renal Failure: Case Report
Zachary B. Friedenberg, M.D. and Menachem M. Meller, M.D., Philadelphia, PA

Surgical Techniques

Arthroscopic Assisted Removal of Retrograde Intramedullary Femoral Nails: Technique
Christopher T. Born, M.D., F.A.C.S., Paul J. King, M.D., Janet Donohue, M.D., and William G. DeLong, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S., Philadelphia, PA

Resident Research Award

Potential Genetic Markers Predictive of Postoperative Thromboembolism Complicating Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Craig J. Della Valle, M.D., Paul S. Issack, M.D., Avi Baitner, M.D., David J. Steiger, M.D., Carrie Fang, Ph.D., and Paul E. Di Cesare, M.D., New York, NY

Current Controversies in Orthopaedics

The Treatment of Avascular Necrosis of the Hip

The Advantages of Core Decompression for Treating Avascular Necrosis
Marvin Steinberg, M.D., Philadelphia, PA

The Role of Free Vascularized Grafts in the Management of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head
Richard S. Moore, Jr., M.D., Durham, NC

The Treatment of Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head — A Commentary
Johathan P. Garino, M.D.