Volume 19, Spring 2009

2008-2009 Editorial Board

Letter from the Editors in Chief
Keith Baldwin, MD, MSPT, MPH; Surena Namdari, MD, MSc

Letter from the Chairman
Brian J. Sennett, MD

Eulogy to Dr. Enyi Okereke, MD, PharmD
Neil P. Sheth, MD and Charles Nelson, MD

Dedication to Denis Drummond, MD
Harish Hosalkar, MD, MBMS (Orth), FCPS(Orth), DNB(Orth)

Dedication to Fredrick Kaplan, MD
Joseph Bernstein, MD


Epidemiology and Outcomes of Achilles Tendon Ruptures in the National Football League
Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA; Olubusola Brimmo, MD; Reid W. Draeger, MD; Ali Behbahani, BA; David I. Pedowitz, MD, MS; Sudheer Reddy, MD; Brian J. Sennett, MD; Keith L. Wapner, MD

Traumatic Rupture of the Ipsilateral Quadriceps and Patellar Tendons: A “Floating Patella”
Song, Frederick S, MD; Clarke, Sylvan E, MD; Raphael, James R, MD

Baseline Function and Comorbidity Predict Outcome in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Christopher A. Gallus, MMS; Mary E. Charlson, MD; Joshua M. Abzug, MD; Norman A. Johanson, MD

Intra-Operative Culturing of Donor Allograft Bone: A Lack of Clinical Utility
Brett Barnhart, MD; D. Gordon Allan, MD; Joseph C Milbrandt, PhD; Nancy Khardori, MD; Adam Hall, MD; Joan Barenfanger, MD

Pedicle stress fracture following total disc replacement: Case report of a rare complication, and literature review
Shahin Sheibani-Rad, MD, MS

Hemiepiphyseal stapling for treatment of genu valgum: a case report
Nina Agrawal, BA, Danielle Cameron, BA, Lawrence Wells, MD

Review Articles

Measuring Publication Rates of Randomized Controlled Trials and Meta-Analyses Among Medical and Surgical Subspecialties: How Does Orthopaedic Surgery Compare?
Sharat K. Kusuma, MD, MBA; James R. Eiszner, BA; Samuel B. Adams Jr., MD; Kingsley R. Chin, MD

Total Hip Replacement Arthroplasty – Past, Present and Future
Marvin E. Steinberg, MD

Four Decades of Advancement for the Surgical Treatment of Spinal Deformity
Denis S. Drummond, MD

Missing Data In Orthopedic Research
Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MSPT, MPH; Pamela Ohman-Strickland, PhD

Topics of Interest

A Thistle Planted in America
Zachary Friedenberg, MD

Goo-Med Index: What’s the Meat of the Matter?
Stefan Eggli, MD; Harish Hosalkar, MD, MBMS (Orth), FCPS(Orth), DNB(Orth)

Population Based Orthopaedic Care for Musculoskeletal Injuries in Economically Underdeveloped Countries
David A. Spiegel, MD; Suneel B. Bhat, MPhil (Cantab); Om P. Shrestha MBBS

Orthoepidemiology 101: The Art of Outcomes Research in Orthopaedic Surgery
Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MSPT, MPH; Rachel Slotcavage, MD; G. Russell Huffman, MD, MPH

Tips and Techniques: Surgical Fixation of Extra-articular Distal Humerus Fractures with a Posterolateral Locking Compression Plate (LCP)
John Scolaro, MD; Jonas L Matzon, MD; Samir Mehta, MD

Current Controversies: Trauma; Round Table Discussion: The Operative Management of Pertrochanteric Fractures
Milton L “Chip” Routt, Jr, MD; Adam J. Starr, MD
Moderators: John Scolaro, MD; Samir Mehta, MD

Dedicated Lectureships

Esterhai Lectureship: Jesse Jupiter, MD
covered by Amun Makani, MD

Gentchos Lectureship: JP Warner, MD
covered by Min Park, MD

Leo Leung Lectureship: Mark E. Baratz, MD
covered by Eileen Crawford, MD