Volume 21, Spring 2011

2010-2011 Editorial Board

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.

Sports Medicine

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.

Dedicated Lectureships

Gentchos Lectureship: John Sperling, M.D.
Christos D. Photopoulos, M.D.

Tronzo Lectureship: Thomas S. Thornhill, M.D.
Chancellor F. Gray, M.D.

Esterhai Lectureship: Giles R. Scuderi, M.D.
Matthew Sullivan, 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

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