Volume 20, Spring 2010


Trauma / General

Femoral Neck Fractures in the Physiologically Young
John A. Scolaro, MD and Samir Mehta, MD
Expert Opinion: M.L. Chip Routt, Jr, MD

Fixation Strategies to Prevent Screw Cut-Out and Malreduction in Proximal Humeral Fracture Fixation
Samir Mehta, MD, Adam J. Lipman, MD, Eric T. Ricchetti, MD, Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, MD, and G. Russell Huffman, MD, MPH

Post-operative Aspirin Use is Associated with Delayed Progression of Radiographic Healing in Tibial Fractures Treated with Internal Fixation
Derek G. Dombroski, MD; John Mackenzie, MD; Li-Xing Man, MD; John L. Esterhai, MD; Jaimo Ahn, MD

Open Fractures and Timing to Closure
T. Ty Fowler, MD; Benjamin C. Taylor, MD; Brian R. Williams

Bone and Joint Tuberculosis
Om P. Shrestha; Prakash Sitoula; Harish S. Hosalkar, MD, MBMS (Orth), FCPS (Orth), DNB (Orth); Ashok K. Banskota, MD; David A. Spiegel, MD

Sports Medicine

Recurrent Shoulder Instability Associated with Bony Defects: A Current Review
Okechukwu A. Anakwenze, MD and G. Russell Huffman, MD, MPH
Expert Opinion: William N. Levine, MD

Arthroscopic Remplissage with Bankart Repair for the Treatment of Glenohumeral Instability with Hill-Sachs Lesion
Min Jung Park, MD, MMSc; Grant Garcia; Amit Patel, MD; Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, MD; John D. Kelly IV, MD

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy in an Athlete with Adductor Longus Tear
Jaspal Ricky Singh, MD; Ryan Roza, MD; Arthur R. Bartolozzi, MD

Shoulder and Elbow

Managing Glenoid Bone Loss in Revision Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Review
Surena Namdari, MD, MSc; Danny P. Goel, MD; Jon J.P. Warner, MD

A Simple Technique for Suture Passage During Arthroscopic Repair of SLAP Lesions
Gregory E. Carolan, MD; Benjamin J. Widmer, MD; Brian J. Sennett, MD; G. Russell Huffman, MD, MPH

The Thrower’s Shoulder
John A. Scolaro, MD; John D. Kelly, IV, MD


Perilunate Injuries: In Brief
Nick Pappas, MD; David R. Steinberg, MD
Expert Opinion: David Ring, MD, PhD

Use of the Free Osteocutaneous Fibula Transfer for Creation of a One-Bone Forearm
Bennett Brown, MD; L. Scott Levin, MD


Current Navigation Modalities in Spine Surgery
Ejovi Ughwanogho, MD
Expert Opinion: John M. Flynn, MD

The Effect of Discectomy and the Dependence on Degeneration of Human Intervertebral Disc Strain in Axial Compression
Grace D. O’Connell, PhD; Neil R. Malhotra, MD; Edward J. Vresilovic, MD; Dawn M. Elliott, PhD

Intervertebral Disc Restoration Following Reduced Nucleus Pulposus Glycosaminoglycan in an Animal Model of Early Degeneration
John I. Boxberger, PhD; George R. Dodge, PhD; Sounok Sen; Joshua D. Auerbach, MD; Nader M. Hebela, MD; Dawn M. Elliott, PhD

Hip and Knee

Acetabular Labral Tears: Resection vs. Repair
Mara L. Schenker, MD; Marc J. Philippon, MD

A Systematic Approach to Primary Non-Hinged Knee Replacements in Patients with Comminuted Periarticular Fractures about the Knee
Jason E. Hsu, MD; Nick Pappas, MD; Gwo-Chin Lee, MD

Foot and Ankle

An Update on Management of Fractures of the Os Calcis
John Scolaro, MD; Samir Mehta, MD

Total Ankle Replacements: Where Do We Stand?
David I. Pedowitz, MD, MS; Keith I. Wapner, MD


Predicting a Contralateral Slip after Unilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: Is the Posterior Sloping Angle Useful?
SangDo Park, MD; Jason E. Hsu, MD; Norma Rendon; Hayley Wolfgruber; Lawrence Wells, MD

Cast Wedging: A “Forgotten” Yet Predictable Method for Correcting Fracture Deformity
Lawrence Wells, MD; Anthony I. Avery, MD; Harish H. Hosalkar, MD, MBMS (Orth), FCPS (Orth), DNB (Orth); Jared E. Friedman; Richard S. Davidson, MD


Metastatic Bone Disease
Ryan E. Moore, MD, PhD; Richard D. Lackman, MD

Pleomorphic Hyalinizing Angiectatic Tumor: A Clinicopathologic Characterization
Vincent M. Moretti, MD; John S. Brooks, MD; Richard D. Lackman, MD

Rehabilitation / Neuro-Orthopaedics

Current Review of Heterotopic Ossification
Jason E. Hsu, MD; Clinical Commentary Mary Ann Keenan, MD

Rectus Femoris to Gracilis Transfer with Fractional Lengthening of the Vasti Muscles: Surgical Technique
Surena Namdari, MD; Stephan G. Pill, MD, MSPT; Mary Ann Keenan, MD


Frederic S. Kaplan, MD

The Poet as a Physician
Zachary Friedenberg, MD

Haiti Earthquake Relief in Collaboration with Partners in Health
Derek G. Dombroski, MD; Samir Mehta, MD

First Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellow at the Childrens’ Hospital of Philadelphia: A Success Story
Lauren Tomlinson; John P. Dormans, MD

Resiliency and Medicine: How to Create a Positive Energy Balance
John D. Kelly IV, MD

The Innovative Sivash Artificial Total Hip Joint
Andrea E. Salvi, MD; Guido Grappiolo, MD; Steven A. Hacking, PhD

The Value of Journal Clubs in Orthopaedic Education
John G. Horneff, MD; Keith Baldwin, MD, MPH, MSPT; Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD

Asset Protection Strategies for Orthopaedic Surgeons
David B. Moskovitz

Health System Updates

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Samir Mehta, MD and John L. Esterhai, MD

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
David Bozentka, MD

Pennsylvania Hospital
Richard D. Lackman, MD

Philadelphia VA Medical Center
John L. Esterhai, MD

The Childrens’ Hospital of Philadelphia
Lauren Tomlinson and John P. Dormans, MD

McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
Louis J. Soslowsky, PhD

Chief Residents

Current Residents