M Bhandari

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Principles and practice of evidence-based orthopaedics. Editorial comment
    Mohit Bhandari
    Injury 37:301. 2006
  2. ncbi Meta-analyses in orthopaedic surgery. A systematic review of their methodologies
    M Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:15-24. 2001
  3. ncbi Current practice in the intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures: an international survey
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma 53:725-32. 2002
  4. ncbi Effect of continuous versus dichotomous outcome variables on study power when sample sizes of orthopaedic randomized trials are small
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Medical Centre, 1200 Main Street West, Room 2C12, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 122:96-8. 2002
  5. ncbi High and low pressure irrigation in contaminated wounds with exposed bone
    M Bhandari
    Hamilton Civic Hospitals Research Centre, McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Surg Investig 2:179-82. 2000
  6. ncbi Predictors of in-hospital mortality following operative management of hip fractures
    M Bhandari
    Hamilton Civic Hospitals Research Center, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, 711 Concession Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8V 1C3
    Int J Surg Investig 1:319-26. 1999
  7. ncbi The efficacy of low-pressure lavage with different irrigating solutions to remove adherent bacteria from bone
    M Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:412-9. 2001
  8. ncbi Physician interpretations and textbook definitions of blinding terminology in randomized controlled trials
    P J Devereaux
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, Room 2C12, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    JAMA 285:2000-3. 2001
  9. doi Surgical management of labral tears during femoroacetabular impingement surgery: a systematic review
    O R Ayeni
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 22:756-62. 2014
  10. ncbi Treatment of open fractures of the shaft of the tibia
    M Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 83:62-8. 2001

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  1. ncbi Principles and practice of evidence-based orthopaedics. Editorial comment
    Mohit Bhandari
    Injury 37:301. 2006
  2. ncbi Meta-analyses in orthopaedic surgery. A systematic review of their methodologies
    M Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:15-24. 2001
    ..The number and quality of well-designed scientific studies in the orthopaedic literature are limited. The purpose of this review was to determine the methodological qualities of published meta-analyses on orthopaedic-surgery-related topics...
  3. ncbi Current practice in the intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures: an international survey
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma 53:725-32. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi Effect of continuous versus dichotomous outcome variables on study power when sample sizes of orthopaedic randomized trials are small
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Medical Centre, 1200 Main Street West, Room 2C12, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 122:96-8. 2002
    ..6%, p=0.04). When orthopaedic surgeons anticipate small sample sizes for their study, they can optimize their study's statistical power by choosing a continuous outcome variable...
  5. ncbi High and low pressure irrigation in contaminated wounds with exposed bone
    M Bhandari
    Hamilton Civic Hospitals Research Centre, McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Surg Investig 2:179-82. 2000
    ..Irrigation and debridement are essential in the initial management of traumatic wounds. The relative efficicacy of low pressure irrigation compared with high pressure irrigation remains unclear...
  6. ncbi Predictors of in-hospital mortality following operative management of hip fractures
    M Bhandari
    Hamilton Civic Hospitals Research Center, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, 711 Concession Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8V 1C3
    Int J Surg Investig 1:319-26. 1999
    ..To identify predictors of in-hospital mortality and hospital stay following hip fractures...
  7. ncbi The efficacy of low-pressure lavage with different irrigating solutions to remove adherent bacteria from bone
    M Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:412-9. 2001
    ..In this study, we compared the effects of various irrigating solutions on the number and function of osteoblasts and osteoclasts and we examined the effectiveness of these solutions in removing adherent bacteria from bone...
  8. ncbi Physician interpretations and textbook definitions of blinding terminology in randomized controlled trials
    P J Devereaux
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, Room 2C12, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    JAMA 285:2000-3. 2001
    ..The terminology authors often use to convey blinding status (single, double, and triple blinding) may be open to various interpretations...
  9. doi Surgical management of labral tears during femoroacetabular impingement surgery: a systematic review
    O R Ayeni
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 22:756-62. 2014
    ..In addition, the quality of the evidence was evaluated for the purposes of making treatment recommendations...
  10. ncbi Treatment of open fractures of the shaft of the tibia
    M Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 83:62-8. 2001
    ..The relative merits of reamed versus unreamed nails in the treatment of open tibial fractures remain uncertain...
  11. ncbi A minimally invasive percutaneous technique of intramedullary nail insertion in an animal model of fracture healing
    M Bhandari
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 121:591-3. 2001
    ..2 s (standard deviation 1.2 s). No patellar tendon ruptures or bleeding complications were seen in the postoperative period. The course of fracture healing was not altered by this new percutaneous technique of pin insertion...
  12. doi Complications following hip arthroscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    M Kowalczuk
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:1669-75. 2013
    ..The primary goal of this study is to determine the complication rate associated with hip arthroscopy in the literature...
  13. ncbi Surgical management of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee in the paediatric population: a systematic review addressing surgical techniques
    M Abouassaly
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University Medical Center, 1200 Main St West, Room 4E17, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 22:1216-24. 2014
    ..This systemic review identifies the various surgical techniques reported in the literature for treating OCD and assesses the effectiveness of these treatments based on functional outcomes and radiographic healing...
  14. doi Radiographic prevalence of CAM-type femoroacetabular impingement after open reduction and internal fixation of femoral neck fractures
    G Mathew
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, 4E15, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 22:793-800. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the radiographic prevalence of CAM-type femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) in elderly patients (≥ 50 years) who have undergone internal fixation for femoral neck fracture...
  15. doi Results of the PeRception of femOroaCetabular impingEment by Surgeons Survey (PROCESS)
    O R Ayeni
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, 1200 Main St West, Room 4E17, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 22:906-10. 2014
    ..The objective was to determine the current state of practice for FAI in Canada...
  16. doi Outcome assessment in hip fracture: evaluation of the practicality of commonly-used outcomes in hip fracture studies
    Amy Hoang-Kim
    Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, M5B 1W8 Toronto, ON, Canada
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:1687-95. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate the practicality of functional outcome instruments found in the current literature in the elderly following postoperative hip fracture...
  17. ncbi Sequential bilateral total knee arthroplasty under 1 anesthetic in patients > or = 75 years old: complications and functional outcomes
    A Adili
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, and the Hamilton Arthroplasty Group, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, Henderson General Campus, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 16:271-8. 2001
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  18. ncbi Interobserver and intraobserver variation in the assessment of the healing of tibial fractures after intramedullary fixation
    D B Whelan
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:15-8. 2002
    ..Among those examined, the number of cortices bridged by bone appears to be a reliable, and easily measured radiological variable to assess the healing of fractures after intramedullary fixation...
  19. ncbi Treatment preferences of patients with early knee osteoarthritis: a decision board analysis assessing high tibial osteotomy versus the KineSpring® Knee Implant System
    Chuan Silvia Li
    Global Research Solutions, Inc, Burlington, Ontario, Canada
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 23:175-88. 2013
    ..The primary objective of this study was to determine patient preferences between these two treatments using a decision board...
  20. doi Evidence-based practice to improve outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    O R Ayeni
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University Medical Center, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Sports Med 32:71-80. 2013
    ..Best practice rehabilitation protocols can guide postoperative care while minimizing heterogeneity within studies. Functional outcome scores should be sensitive, responsive, and able to reliably detect small changes...
  21. ncbi Effect of altered physical loading on bone and muscle in the forearm
    N J MacIntyre
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, ON, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 79:1015-22. 2001
    ..Given that radial bone mass tended to decrease while bone density was unchanged, we conclude that the effect of casting was modulated by changes in gross bone morphology rather than in material characteristics...
  22. ncbi Double blind, you are the weakest link--goodbye!
    P J Devereaux
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Equine Vet J 37:557-8. 2005
  23. ncbi An economic analysis of management strategies for closed and open grade I tibial shaft fractures
    Jason W Busse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Orthop 76:705-12. 2005
    ..Closed and open grade I (low-energy) tibial shaft fractures are a common and costly event, and the optimal management for such injuries remains uncertain...
  24. ncbi Issues in the planning and conduct of randomised trials
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Canada
    Injury 37:349-54. 2006
    ..Investigators who adhere to these principles are more likely to succeed during the conduct of their trials...
  25. ncbi Evidence-based medicine: what it is and what it is not
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital, ON, Canada
    Injury 37:302-6. 2006
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  26. ncbi Misuse of baseline comparison tests and subgroup analyses in surgical trials
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 447:247-51. 2006
    ..Investigators reported differences between subgroups in 31 (57%) of the analyses, all of which were featured in the summary or conclusion. These inferences may be misleading, making their application to clinical practice unwarranted...
  27. pmc Does a "Level I Evidence" rating imply high quality of reporting in orthopaedic randomised controlled trials?
    Rudolf W Poolman
    Department Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital, 7 North, Room 727, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:44. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine the reporting quality of Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs) published in the most frequently cited general orthopaedic journals...
  28. ncbi Conflict of interest in orthopaedic research. An association between findings and funding in scientific presentations
    Kanu Okike
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:608-13. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between types of declared conflict of interest and reported study outcomes in orthopaedic research...
  29. pmc Fluid lavage in patients with open fracture wounds (FLOW): an international survey of 984 surgeons
    Brad Petrisor
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:7. 2008
    ..Our objective was to clarify current opinion with regard to the irrigation of open fracture wounds...
  30. pmc Study to prospectively evaluate reamed intramedually nails in patients with tibial fractures (S.P.R.I.N.T.): study rationale and design
    Mohit Bhandari
    SPRINT Methods Center, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 1200 Main Street West, Room 2C9 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:91. 2008
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  31. ncbi Operative management of displaced femoral neck fractures in elderly patients. An international survey
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Surgery, Hamilton Health Sciences General Hospital, 237 Barton Street East, 7 North, Suite 727, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2122-30. 2005
    ..Our objective was to clarify current opinion with regard to the operative treatment of displaced fractures of the femoral neck...
  32. ncbi Re: Should the tibia be reamed when nailing? [Injury 36 (2005) 439-444]
    Mohit Bhandari
    Injury 37:574-5. 2006
  33. ncbi A randomized trial of opinion leader endorsement in a survey of orthopaedic surgeons: effect on primary response rates
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 32:634-6. 2003
    ..Opinion leaders have been shown to have significant influence on the practice of health professionals and patient outcomes...
  34. ncbi Predictors of reoperation following operative management of fractures of the tibial shaft
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 17:353-61. 2003
    ..Accurate prediction of likelihood of reoperation in patients with tibial shaft fractures would facilitate optimal management. Previous studies were limited by small sample sizes and noncomprehensive examination of possible risk factors...
  35. ncbi Limiting loss to follow-up in a multicenter randomized trial in orthopedic surgery
    Sheila Sprague
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Control Clin Trials 24:719-25. 2003
    ..Through planning, organization, and committing time and resources to minimizing loss to follow-up, other orthopedic trauma trials can hope to achieve the same high rates of follow-up...
  36. doi Publication bias in orthopaedic research: an analysis of scientific factors associated with publication in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American Volume)
    Kanu Okike
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:595-601. 2008
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether positive findings rendered a manuscript submitted to The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American Volume) more likely to be accepted for publication...
  37. pmc Psychological distress and quality of life after orthopedic trauma: an observational study
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Surg 51:15-22. 2008
    ..The objective of our study was to investigate the extent of psychological symptoms that patients experience following orthopedic trauma and whether these are associated with quality of life...
  38. ncbi Displaced lateral condyle fractures of the distal humerus
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, McMaster University Medical Center, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 17:306-8. 2003
  39. ncbi Technical considerations in the operative management of femoral neck fractures in elderly patients: a multinational survey
    Sanjeev Kakar
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, USA
    J Trauma 63:641-6. 2007
    ..To identify current opinions among orthopedic traumatologists relating to technical aspects of internal fixation and arthroplasty for patients with femoral neck fractures...
  40. ncbi How to interpret a meta-analysis and judge its value as a guide for clinical practice
    Michael Zlowodzki
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Orthop 78:598-609. 2007
  41. ncbi Reviewer agreement in scoring 419 abstracts for scientific orthopedics meetings
    Rudolf W Poolman
    Orthopaedic Research Unit, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences General Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Acta Orthop 78:278-84. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi The effect of high and low pressure pulsatile lavage on soft tissue and cortical blood flow: a canine segmental humerus fracture model
    Dennis J Di Pasquale
    The Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory and the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:879-84. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of high pressure pulsatile lavage (HPPL) and low pressure pulsatile lavage (LPPL) on cortical and soft tissue blood flow in a canine humerus segmental fracture model...
  43. ncbi An observational study of orthopaedic abstracts and subsequent full-text publications
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Heath Health Sciences Center, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:615-21. 2002
    ....
  44. ncbi Don't be misled by the orthopedic literature : tips for critical appraisal
    Rudolf W Poolman
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Orthop 78:162-71. 2007
  45. doi Geographic variation in device use for intertrochanteric hip fractures
    Mary L Forte
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, MMC 197, D351 Mayo, 420 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:691-9. 2008
    ..We assessed the degree of geographic variation in use of intramedullary nailing for intertrochanteric femoral fractures among Medicare beneficiaries between 2000 and 2002...
  46. ncbi User's guide to a prognostic study on an orthopaedic implant
    Daniel Hoppe
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 17:135-44. 2007
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  47. ncbi The quality of reporting of randomized trials in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery from 1988 through 2000
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Health Sciences Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:388-96. 2002
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  48. ncbi Three-dimensional assessment of tibial malunion after intramedullary nailing: a preliminary study
    Michael Boucher
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 16:473-83. 2002
    ....
  49. ncbi A lack of consensus in the assessment of fracture healing among orthopaedic surgeons
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 16:562-6. 2002
    ..Variability in the assessment of healing may have important implications in surgeons' decisions to intervene when they perceive fracture healing is slow to progress...
  50. ncbi In the dark: the reporting of blinding status in randomized controlled trials
    Victor M Montori
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:787-90. 2002
    ..Until such reporting occurs, clinicians will be left with uncertainty about the validity of RCTs that guide their clinical practice...
  51. ncbi Bone formation following intramedullary femoral reaming is decreased by indomethacin and antibodies to insulin-like growth factors
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostastics, McMaster University Medical Center, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 16:717-22. 2002
    ..examine whether antibodies to insulin-like growth factor (IGF) I, IGF II, or indomethacin (an inhibitor of the inflammatory process) affect bone formation following intramedullary reaming...
  52. ncbi Surgical preference in anterior cervical discectomy: a national survey of Canadian spine surgeons
    Brian Drew
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Spinal Disord Tech 15:454-7. 2002
  53. doi Current management of tibial shaft fractures: a survey of 450 Canadian orthopedic trauma surgeons
    Jason W Busse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Orthop 79:689-94. 2008
    ..It is not known what forms of management for tibial fractures predominate among Canadian orthopedic surgeons. We therefore asked a representative sample of orthopedic trauma surgeons about their management of tibial fracture patients...
  54. pmc Residents' quality of life during an orthopedic trauma rotation: a multicentre prospective observational study
    Ali Zahrai
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 51:190-6. 2008
    ..The impact of stressors on health-related quality of life has not been evaluated among orthopedic surgical residents. The current study aimed to determine predictors of unsatisfactory resident quality of life during trauma rotations...
  55. doi (Mis)perceptions about intimate partner violence in women presenting for orthopaedic care: a survey of Canadian orthopaedic surgeons
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 6 North, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1590-7. 2008
    ..We aimed to identify the perceptions, attitudes, and knowledge of Canadian orthopaedic surgeons with regard to intimate partner violence...
  56. ncbi Barriers to full-text publication following presentation of abstracts at annual orthopaedic meetings
    Sheila Sprague
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Heatlh Sciences Centre, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:158-63. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi Reporting of outcomes in orthopaedic randomized trials: does blinding of outcome assessors matter?
    Rudolf W Poolman
    Orthopaedic Research Unit, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences General Hospital, 237 Barton Street East, 7 North, Suite 727, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:550-8. 2007
    ....
  58. ncbi Perceptions and competence in evidence-based medicine: Are surgeons getting better? A questionnaire survey of members of the Dutch Orthopaedic Association
    Rudolf W Poolman
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital, 7 North, Room 727, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:206-15. 2007
    ..Therefore, we examined perceptions and competence in evidence-based medicine among Dutch orthopaedic surgeons...
  59. ncbi Lower mortality in patients with scapular fractures
    Brad Weening
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma 59:1477-81. 2005
    ..The purpose of this research was to compare associated injuries and mortality in multiply injured patients with scapular fractures with those without scapular fractures...
  60. ncbi Interobserver agreement in the application of levels of evidence to scientific papers in the American volume of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Medical Centre, 1200 Main Street West, Room 2C9, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1717-20. 2004
    ..The aim of the current study was to evaluate the interobserver agreement among reviewers, with varying levels of epidemiology training, in categorizing the levels of evidence of these clinical studies...
  61. pmc Internet versus mailed questionnaires: a randomized comparison (2)
    Pam Leece
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 6:e30. 2004
    ..Low response rates among surgeons can threaten the validity of surveys. Internet technologies may reduce the time, effort, and financial resources needed to conduct surveys...
  62. ncbi The undue influence of significant p-values on the perceived importance of study results
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Orthop 76:291-5. 2005
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  63. ncbi Path analysis of factors for delayed healing and nonunion in 416 operatively treated tibial shaft fractures
    Laurent Audige
    AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation, AO Center, Davos Platz, Switzerland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 438:221-32. 2005
    ..A model for predicting delayed healing or nonunion is proposed. We encourage the use of path analysis in orthopaedics as a powerful visual technique to interpret data from observational studies...
  64. ncbi Perception of Garden's classification for femoral neck fractures: an international survey of 298 orthopaedic trauma surgeons
    Michael Zlowodzki
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 125:503-5. 2005
    ..High variability in the surgeons' perceptions of the Garden classification system provides a rationale for discontinuing the use of this system in daily practice...
  65. ncbi Treatment of intertrochanteric hip fractures with the AO trochanteric fixation nail
    Michael J Gardner
    Orthopedic Trauma Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Orthopedics 28:117-22. 2005
    ..Further biomechanical and clinical studies are necessary to validate the efficacy of the Trochanteric Fixation Nail, but in our experience this is an improvement over the currently available devices...
  66. ncbi Intramedullary nailing following external fixation in femoral and tibial shaft fractures
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hamilton Health Sciences General Hospital, 237 Barton Street East Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 19:140-4. 2005
    ..Several recent studies have provided further insight into this issue...
  67. ncbi Predictors of functional outcome following transsyndesmotic screw fixation of ankle fractures
    Brad Weening
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 19:102-8. 2005
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  68. ncbi An observational study found that authors of randomized controlled trials frequently use concealment of randomization and blinding, despite the failure to report these methods
    P J Devereaux
    Department of Medicine, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Room 2C8, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1232-6. 2004
    ..We undertook an observational study to determine whether concealment of randomization or blinding was used in RCTs that failed to report these bias-reducing strategies...
  69. ncbi Treatment of distal tibia fractures without articular involvement: a systematic review of 1125 fractures
    Boris A Zelle
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:76-9. 2006
    ..The optimal treatment of unstable distal tibia without articular involvement remains controversial...
  70. ncbi The consistency between scientific papers presented at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and their subsequent full-text publication
    Charles F Preston
    New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:129-33. 2006
    ..Also, to evaluate the nature and consistency of study design, methods, sample sizes, results and assign a corresponding level of evidence...
  71. ncbi What's new in orthopaedic trauma
    Peter A Cole
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Regions Hospital, 640 Jackson Street, St Paul, MN 55101, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2545-61. 2006
  72. ncbi Prevention of fat embolism syndrome
    Timothy White
    Division of Orthopaedic Trauma, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Injury 37:S59-67. 2006
    ..Ongoing research focuses on both the prevention and treatment of this condition...
  73. ncbi Operative treatment of extra-articular proximal tibial fractures
    Mohit Bhandari
    Depasrtment of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Room 2C9, Hamilton, Ontatio L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 17:591-5. 2003
    ..1-17) OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of alternative operative techniques in the management of extra-articular proximal third tibial fractures on rates of nonunion, malunion, infection, compartment syndrome, and implant failure...
  74. ncbi Compression plating versus intramedullary nailing of humeral shaft fractures--a meta-analysis
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, McMaster Univerisity, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Orthop 77:279-84. 2006
    ..A meta-analysis of existing trials would improve inferences regarding the treatment effect...
  75. ncbi Randomization and concealment in surgical trials: a comparison between orthopaedic and non-orthopaedic randomized trials
    Patricia Li
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Medical Centre, 1200 Main Street West, Room 2C9, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 125:70-2. 2005
  76. ncbi Misconceptions about the mechanical advantages of intramedullary devices for treatment of proximal femur fractures
    Michael Zlowodzki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Acta Orthop 77:169-70. 2006
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    Brad A Petrisor
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Injury 37:335-9. 2006
    ..Teaching this process and its necessary content requires as with everything else, dedication, knowledge and practice. The best way to teach both patient care and EBM is by example...
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    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Regions Hospital, USA
    Minn Med 87:51-4. 2004
    ..This article uses examples from orthopedics to outline EBM principles and methods and the advantages of EBM over traditional approaches. It also discusses challenges in implementing EBM and suggests EBM-related resources for physicians...
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    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 18:338-45. 2004
    ..Although the explanation for variability in outcomes remains unclear, previous studies of other surgical procedures have suggested nonsurgery-related causes account for much of the variability in outcomes...
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    Beate P Hanson
    AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation, Clavadelerstrasse, Davos, Switzerland
    Acta Orthop Scand 75:328-32. 2004
    ..As evidence-based practitioners, surgeons need to understand study methodology to critically appraise and conduct research...
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    Peter A Cole
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