Volume 21, Spring 2011
Letter from the Editors-in-Chief
Chancellor F. Gray, M.D. and Mara L. Schenker, M.D.
A Dedication to Zachary B. Friedenberg, M.D.
Derek J. Donegan, M.D. and Andrew F. Kuntz, M.D.
Letter from the Chairman
L. Scott Levin, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Letter from the Program Director
Craig L. Israelite, M.D.
Locked Plating in Practice: Indications and Current Concepts
John Scolaro, M.D. and Jaimo Ahn, M.D., Ph.D.
Surgical Pearls for Performing a Leg Fasciotomy
Jeffrey A. Fried, M.D.
Shoulder and Elbow
Subscapularis Tears: Diagnosis and Treatment
Amy Sewick, M.D., John D. Kelly IV, M.D., and Brian Leggin, P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S.
Proximal Humeral Locking Plate Fixation in a Skeletally Immature, High-Demand Adolescent Athlete
Nirav K. Pandya, M.D., Surena Namdari, M.D., M.Sc., and Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, M.D.
Arthroscopically Assisted Fixation of Unstable Distal Third Clavicle Fractures
Michael T. Lu, M.D., David L. Glaser, M.D., and G. Russell Huffman, M.D., M.P.H.
Arthroscopic Reduction and Internal Fixation of a Displaced Fracture of the Acromion: Case Report and Arthroscopic Technique
Jason E. Hsu, M.D. and Chang Soo Lee, M.D.
Outcomes of Surgical Treatment for Secondary Shoulder Contractures and Deformities in Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy: A Systematic Review
Eileen A. Crawford, M.D. and Lawrence Wells, M.D.
Pediatric ACL Injuries: Challenges and Solutions from Prevention to Operative Reconstruction
Nicholas A. Beck, B.S. and Theodore J. Ganley, M.D.
Hip and Knee
Outcome of Arthroscopic Arthrolysis after Total Knee Replacement
Alaa M. Hegazy, M.D. and Mohamed A. Elsoufy, M.D.
Survivorship of Endoprostheses in Bone Tumor Reconstruction
Tae Won B. Kim, M.D. and Richard D. Lackman, M.D.
Regression of a Sessile Osteochondroma: A Case Study and Review of the Literature
Melisa L. Stitzman-Wengrowicz, M.D., Juan Pretell-Mazzini, M.D., John P. Dormans, M.D., and Richard S. Davidson, M.D.
All Arthroscopic Suture-Bridge Fixation of a Delaminated Chondral Fragment
J. Todd Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D., Vikas Trivedi, M.D., D.N.B. (Ortho), M.N.A.M.S. (Ortho), and Theodore J. Ganley, M.D.
Quadrimembral Amputation: A Review and Perspective on the Role of Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Abtin Foroohar, M.D. and L. Scott Levin, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Treatment of the Non-Functional Contracted Hand
Nick Pappas, M.D., Keith Baldwin, M.D., and Mary Ann Keenan, M.D.
Foot and Ankle
The Non-Surgical and Surgical Treatment of Tarsal Navicular Stress Fractures
John R. Fowler, M.D., John P. Gaughan, Ph.D., Barry P. Boden, M.D., and Joseph S. Torg, M.D.
Surgeon Heuristics Regarding Effective Coping Strategies
Santiago A. Lozano Calderón, M.D., Ph.D. and David Ring, M.D., Ph.D.
The Silicosis Epidemic: Lessons for Orthopaedic Surgeons
Stuart A. Green, M.D.
The Future of Healthcare
The Future of Education at Penn Orthopaedics – the Human Fresh Tissue Laboratory
Nicole S. Belkin, M.D. and L. Scott Levin, M.D., F.A.C.S.
DeForest Willard: First Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania
Pramod Voleti, M.D. and L. Scott Levin, M.D., F.A.C.S.
On Becoming Emeritus
Marvin Steinberg, M.D.
The Role of Resident-Run Orthopaedic Journals in Graduate Medical Education
Mara L. Schenker, M.D. and Samir Mehta, M.D.
Penn Extremity Reconstructive Institute (PERI)
Stephen J. Kovach III, M.D.
“Meds & Eds”: Dr. Bennett L. Johnson, Jr. Sayre Health Center as an Innovative Solution to Two Philadelphia Problems
Elizabeth Yackel and Annamarie D. Horan, Ph.D.
Fixed Center of Rotation Disc Prosthesis: What we Know at 10 Years
Richard A. Balderston, M.D.
Health System Updates
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Samir Mehta, M.D., Jaimo Ahn, M.D., Ph.D., R. Bruce Heppenstall, M.D., John L. Esterhai, Jr., M.D., and L. Scott Levin, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
David Bozentka, MD
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