Volume 15, Spring 2002


Patellofemoral Arthroplasty: Current Concepts
Jess H. Lonner, M.D.

Evaluation and Treatment of Thoracolumbar Junction Trauma
Chetan K. Patel, M.D., Eeric Truumees, M.D., Jeffrey S. Fischgrund, M.D., and Harry N. Herkowitz, M.D.

C-Reactive Protein and Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate in Orthopaedics
Tarik M. Husain, M.D. and David H. Kim, M.D.

Enhanced Stability of Total Hip Replacement Implants Resulting from Use of an Elevated-Rim Acetabular Liner and 32-mm Femoral Head
P. G. Sultan, M.D., V. Tan, M.D., M. Lai, B.A, and J. P. Garino, M.D.

Graft Fixation Alternatives in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Rudy Robbe, M.D. and Darren L. Johnson, M.D.

Hemiarthroplasty for Complex Four-Part Fracture of the Proximal Humerus: Technical Considerations and Surgical Technique
David Dines, M.D., David Tuckman, M.D., and Joshua Dines, M.D.

Etiology of Congenital Scoliosis
B. Erol, M.D., K. Kusumi, Ph.D., J. Lou, B.A., and J. P. Dormans, M.D.

Pediatric Elbow Fractures: Pearls and Pitfalls
Junichi Tamai, M.D., Julia Lou, B.A, Sameer Nagda, M.D., Theodore Ganley, M.D., and John M. Flynn, M.D.

Radiography/Surgical Techniques

Computer-Assisted Virtual Fluoroscopy
J. Christopher Eyke, M.D., James E. Ricciardi, M.D., Warren Roesch, R.N.F.A., and Thomas S. Whitecloud III, M.D.

Health Policy/Economics

Influence of the Internet in an Orthopaedic Practice: Survey of 500 Patients
Selene G. Parekh, M.D., M.B.A., Charles K. Lim, M.D., Robert E. Booth Jr., M.D., and David G. Nazarian, M.D.

Basic Sciences

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
Michael P. Glotzbecker, David F. Carpentieri, M.D., and John P. Dormans, M.D.

Cyclic Strain Stimulates Proliferative Capacity, α2 Integrin by Human Articular Chondrocytes from Osteoarthritic Knee Joints
Kian Lahiji, Anna Polotsky, M.D., David S. Hungerford, M.D., and Carmelita G. Frondoza, Ph.D.

Historical Prespective

The History of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania
Zachary B. Friedenberg, M.D.

Affiliated Hospitals

Report from the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
John P. Dormans, M.D. and Julia E. Lou, B.A.