M Bhandari

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Can orthopedic trials change practice?
    Bernadette G Dijkman
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Orthop 81:122-5. 2010
  2. pmc Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound: Fracture healing
    Raman Mundi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Indian J Orthop 43:132-40. 2009
  3. pmc Outcome measurements in orthopedic
    Mohit Bhandari
    Departments of Surgery, Divisions of Orthopedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Indian J Orthop 41:32-6. 2007
  4. pmc Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound: Nonunions
    Bernadetta G Dijkman
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics McMaster University, 293 Wellington Street North, Suite 110, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2
    Indian J Orthop 43:141-8. 2009
  5. ncbi Similar mortality rates in hip fracture patients over the past 31 years
    Simran Mundi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Orthop 85:54-9. 2014
  6. ncbi Assessment of radiographic fracture healing in patients with operatively treated femoral neck fractures
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 27:e213-9. 2013
  7. pmc Influence of compensation status on time off work after carpal tunnel release and rotator cuff surgery: a meta-analysis
    Vinícius Ynoe de Moraes
    Division of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP EPM, Rua Borges Lagoa, 778, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Patient Saf Surg 7:1. 2013
  8. pmc Barriers to and facilitators for screening women for intimate partner violence in surgical fracture clinics: a qualitative descriptive approach
    Sheila Sprague
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 293 Wellington St, N Suite 110, Hamilton, ON L8L 8E7, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:122. 2013
  9. pmc Sources of information influencing decision-making in orthopaedic surgery - an international online survey of 1147 orthopaedic surgeons
    Arndt P Schulz
    University Hospital Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:96. 2013
  10. pmc Intimate partner violence and musculoskeletal injury: bridging the knowledge gap in orthopaedic fracture clinics
    Sheila Sprague
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 293 Wellington St, N Suite 110, L8L 8E7, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:23. 2013

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Publications150 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Can orthopedic trials change practice?
    Bernadette G Dijkman
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Orthop 81:122-5. 2010
    ..We surveyed surgeons to assess whether they would change practice based upon results of a large, multicenter randomized controlled hip fracture trial...
  2. pmc Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound: Fracture healing
    Raman Mundi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Indian J Orthop 43:132-40. 2009
    ..Future high-quality RCTs with larger sample sizes may help to elucidate the specific indications that warrant or dismiss the need for LIPUS therapy...
  3. pmc Outcome measurements in orthopedic
    Mohit Bhandari
    Departments of Surgery, Divisions of Orthopedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Indian J Orthop 41:32-6. 2007
    ..However, regardless of the type of outcome, investigators should always use the most 'patient-important' outcome and limit bias in its determination...
  4. pmc Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound: Nonunions
    Bernadetta G Dijkman
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics McMaster University, 293 Wellington Street North, Suite 110, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2
    Indian J Orthop 43:141-8. 2009
    ..There is evidence from trials that low-intensity pulsed ultrasound may be an effective treatment for healing of nonunions. More homogeneous and larger controlled series are needed to further investigate its efficacy...
  5. ncbi Similar mortality rates in hip fracture patients over the past 31 years
    Simran Mundi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Orthop 85:54-9. 2014
    ..Interpretation We found similar mortality and reoperation rates in surgically treated hip fracture patients over time, with the exception of decreasing mortality rates in patients with intertrochanteric fractures. ..
  6. ncbi Assessment of radiographic fracture healing in patients with operatively treated femoral neck fractures
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 27:e213-9. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Influence of compensation status on time off work after carpal tunnel release and rotator cuff surgery: a meta-analysis
    Vinícius Ynoe de Moraes
    Division of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP EPM, Rua Borges Lagoa, 778, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Patient Saf Surg 7:1. 2013
    ..abstract:..
  8. pmc Barriers to and facilitators for screening women for intimate partner violence in surgical fracture clinics: a qualitative descriptive approach
    Sheila Sprague
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 293 Wellington St, N Suite 110, Hamilton, ON L8L 8E7, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:122. 2013
    ..Using qualitative methods, this study aimed to explore the perceived barriers to IPV screening and potential facilitators for overcoming these barriers among orthopaedic surgeons and surgical trainees...
  9. pmc Sources of information influencing decision-making in orthopaedic surgery - an international online survey of 1147 orthopaedic surgeons
    Arndt P Schulz
    University Hospital Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:96. 2013
    ..The objective was to evaluate the subjective usefulness and usage of different sources of information upon which orthopaedic surgeons base their decisions when acquiring new implants or techniques...
  10. pmc Intimate partner violence and musculoskeletal injury: bridging the knowledge gap in orthopaedic fracture clinics
    Sheila Sprague
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 293 Wellington St, N Suite 110, L8L 8E7, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:23. 2013
    ..Our review summarizes the evidence from surgical research in the field of IPV and provides recommendations for developing and evaluating an IPV identification and support program and opportunities for future research...
  11. pmc Prophylactic antibiotic regimens in tumor surgery (PARITY) survey
    Khaled Hasan
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:91. 2012
    ....
  12. pmc Mortality as an indicator of patient safety in orthopaedics: lessons from qualitative analysis of a database of medical errors
    Sukhmeet S Panesar
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:93. 2012
    ....
  13. pmc Predictors of nonunion and reoperation in patients with fractures of the tibia: an observational study
    Katie Fong
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:103. 2013
    ..We further aimed to evaluate the predictive value of a previously-developed prognostic index of three fracture characteristics on nonunion and reoperation rate...
  14. pmc Radiographic union score for hip substantially improves agreement between surgeons and radiologists
    Mohit Bhandari
    McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L8, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:70. 2013
    ..Secondary objectives included evaluating a checklist designed to assess hip fracture healing and determining whether agreement improved when reviewers were aware of the timing of the x-rays in relation to the patients' surgery...
  15. pmc Perceptions of intimate partner violence: a cross sectional survey of surgical residents and medical students
    Sheila Sprague
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Canada
    J Inj Violence Res 5:1-10. 2013
    ..Our objective was to assess the knowledge, attitudes and perceptions about IPV among university medical students and surgical residents...
  16. doi Variability in the definition and perceived causes of delayed unions and nonunions: a cross-sectional, multinational survey of orthopaedic surgeons
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e1091-6. 2012
    ..We aimed to explore the current opinions of orthopaedic surgeons with regard to defining, diagnosing, and treating delayed unions and nonunions in extremity fractures...
  17. doi Managing data in surgical trials: a guide to modern-day data management systems
    Paljinder Bhatti
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, 293 Wellington Street North, Suite 110, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 8E7, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:45-8. 2012
    ..Critical to the success of a data management protocol are the experienced members of the data management team. We review common aspects of data management and management systems...
  18. doi Adjudicating outcomes: fundamentals
    Christopher Vannabouathong
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 293 Wellington Street North, Suite 110, Hamilton, ON L8L 8E7, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:70-4. 2012
    ..This article provides an overview of the adjudication process, along with details on the common pearls and pitfalls associated with this method of outcomes assessment...
  19. pmc Central coordination as an alternative for local coordination in a multicenter randomized controlled trial: the FAITH trial experience
    Stephanie M Zielinski
    Dept, of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 13:5. 2012
    ..This study was aimed to assess how these different trial management strategies affected trial performance...
  20. pmc The impact of clinical data on the evaluation of tibial fracture healing
    Bernadette G Dijkman
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Trials 12:237. 2011
    ..We explored the effect of adding clinical notes to radiographs in the adjudication process of a feasibility trial of tibial shaft fractures...
  21. pmc Surgical preferences of patients at risk of hip fractures: hemiarthroplasty versus total hip arthroplasty
    Noor Alolabi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:289. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to elicit surgical preferences of patients at risk of sustaining hip fracture using a novel decision board...
  22. pmc Comparison of published orthopaedic trauma trials following registration in Clinicaltrials.gov
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Toronto Western Hospital EW 1 439, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:278. 2011
    ..Our primary objective was to determine publication rates for orthopaedic trauma trials registered with ClinicalTrials.gov. We further evaluated methodological consistency between registration and publication...
  23. pmc Can the surgical checklist reduce the risk of wrong site surgery in orthopaedics?--Can the checklist help? Supporting evidence from analysis of a national patient incident reporting system
    Sukhmeet S Panesar
    National Patient Safety Agency, 4 8 Maple Street, London, W1T 5HD, UK
    J Orthop Surg Res 6:18. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate how many incidents of wrong site surgery in orthopaedics that have been reported to the NPSA could have been prevented by the WHO surgical checklist...
  24. pmc Attitudes towards chiropractic: an analysis of written comments from a survey of north american orthopaedic surgeons
    Jason W Busse
    The Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E9, Canada
    Chiropr Man Therap 19:25. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  25. 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...
  26. pmc The orthopaedic trauma literature: an evaluation of statistically significant findings in orthopaedic trauma randomized trials
    Jinsil Sung
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, 293 Wellington Street N, Suite 110, Hamilton, Ontario, L8L 8E7, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:14. 2008
    ..We aimed to quantify the sample sizes and magnitude of treatment effects in a review of orthopaedic randomized trials with statistically significant findings...
  27. pmc Time-action analysis (TAA) of the surgical technique implanting the collum femoris preserving (CFP) hip arthroplasty. TAASTIC trial identifying pitfalls during the learning curve of surgeons participating in a subsequent randomized controlled trial (an ob
    Jakob van Oldenrijk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:93. 2008
    ..Time-action analysis (TAA) is a tool to objectively determine the level of efficiency of individual steps of a surgical procedure...
  28. pmc Citation analysis of orthopaedic literature; 18 major orthopaedic journals compared for Impact Factor and SCImago
    Michiel Siebelt
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Reinier de Graaf Groep, Box 5501, 2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:4. 2010
    ..The SJR excludes self-citations in its calculation and therefore enhances the underestimation in ranking of specialized journals...
  29. 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...
  30. doi The Genesis II in primary total knee replacement: a systematic literature review of clinical outcomes
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Knee 19:8-13. 2012
    ..Additional studies with larger sample sizes and longer follow-up periods are needed to better understand the long-term performance of this implant...
  31. 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...
  32. 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
    ....
  33. doi The prevalence of intimate partner violence across orthopaedic fracture clinics in Ontario
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, 293 Wellington Street North, Suite 110, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:132-41. 2011
    ....
  34. ncbi Musculoskeletal manifestations of physical abuse after intimate partner violence
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma 61:1473-9. 2006
    ..We examined the characteristics of abused women, the prevalence of musculoskeletal injuries, and the variables associated with increasing frequency of physical violence against women...
  35. pmc Randomized trial of reamed and unreamed intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:2567-78. 2008
    ..Previous small trials have left the evidence for either approach inconclusive. We compared reamed and unreamed intramedullary nailing with regard to the rates of reoperations and complications in patients with tibial shaft fractures...
  36. doi Optimal internal fixation for femoral neck fractures: multiple screws or sliding hip screws?
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 23:403-7. 2009
    ..Hip fractures are associated with a 30% mortality rate at 1 year and profound temporary, and sometimes permanent, impairment of independence and quality of life...
  37. doi Gamma nails revisited: gamma nails versus compression hip screws in the management of intertrochanteric fractures of the hip: a meta-analysis
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 23:460-4. 2009
    ..The current meta-analysis aimed to explore the effects of time and Gamma Nail design on the risks of femoral shaft fracture after treatment of extracapsular hip fractures...
  38. pmc Resolving controversies in hip fracture care: the need for large collaborative trials in hip fractures
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 23:479-84. 2009
    ..This manuscript will describe the need, the information, the organization, and the accomplishments to date of the International Hip Fracture Research Collaborative...
  39. doi Safety and efficacy of thrombin-JMI: a multidisciplinary expert group consensus
    Mohit Bhandari
    McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 17:39-45. 2011
    ..Its use has a reported association with the development of antibodies to coagulation factors with limited evidence to the clinical significance...
  40. pmc PRevalence of Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence Surgical Evaluation (P.R.A.I.S.E.): rationale and design of a multi-center cross-sectional study
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:77. 2010
    ..The current study seeks to address the issue of possible underreporting of IPV in orthopaedic fracture clinics by establishing prevalence rates of IPV among women seeking treatment for musculoskeletal injuries...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi Predictors of clinical and radiological outcome in patients with fractures of the acetabulum and concomitant posterior dislocation of the hip
    M Bhandari
    Hamilton Health Sciences General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1618-24. 2006
    ..The interval to reduction of the dislocation of the hip may be less important than previously described...
  44. 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
    ....
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi Conducting industry-partnered trials in orthopaedic surgery
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Canada
    Injury 37:361-6. 2006
    ....
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi Effect of bisphosphonates on periprosthetic bone mineral density after total joint arthroplasty. A meta-analysis
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Health Sciences Center, Room 2C9, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:293-301. 2005
    ....
  49. 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...
  50. pmc An observational study of duplicate presentation rates between two national orthopedic meetings
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can J Surg 48:117-22. 2005
    ..To determine the incidence of duplicate presentation of research between recent COA and AAOS meetings and between national meetings (AAOS and subspecialty), we conducted an observational study...
  51. 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...
  52. 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
    ....
  53. 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...
  54. ncbi Shortening after femoral neck fracture fixation: is there a solution?
    Michael Zlowodzki
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 461:213-8. 2007
    ..A plate with multiple nonparallel lag screws that can be locked into the plate might be a solution. However, the findings of this study are surgeons' opinions, which may or may not be confirmed by scientific evidence...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi The quality of reporting of orthopaedic randomized trials with use of a checklist for nonpharmacological therapies
    Simon Chan
    Hamilton Health Sciences General Hospital, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1970-8. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that lack of reporting of a methodological safeguard did not necessarily mean it had not been conducted...
  58. ncbi Hierarchy of evidence: differences in results between non-randomized studies and randomized trials in patients with femoral neck fractures
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Medical Center, 1200 Main Street West, Room 2C3, L8N 3Z5, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 124:10-6. 2004
    ....
  59. doi Development of the radiographic union score for tibial fractures for the assessment of tibial fracture healing after intramedullary fixation
    Daniel B Whelan
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma 68:629-32. 2010
    ..Because there is no "gold standard," it was hypothesized that the RUST score would provide substantial improvements compared with previous scores presented in the literature...
  60. doi Cross-linked versus conventional polyethylene for total hip replacement: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    P R T Kuzyk
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:593-600. 2011
    ..The risk ratio for radiological osteolysis was 0.40 (95% confidence interval 0.27 to 0.58; I(2) = 0%), favouring cross-linked polyethylene. The follow-up was not long enough to show a difference in the need for revision surgery...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi Double blind, you are the weakest link--goodbye!
    P J Devereaux
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Equine Vet J 37:557-8. 2005
  63. 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...
  64. pmc Use of both Short Musculoskeletal Function Assessment questionnaire and Short Form-36 among tibial-fracture patients was redundant
    Jason W Busse
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1210-7. 2009
    ..To compare the Short Musculoskeletal Function Assessment Dysfunction Index (SMFA DI) and the Short Form-36 Physical Component Summary (SF-36 PCS) scores among patients undergoing operative management of tibial fractures...
  65. ncbi Therapeutic ultrasound and fracture healing: a survey of beliefs and practices
    Jason W Busse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biiostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1653-6. 2004
    ..To explore current beliefs among senior physiotherapy (PT) students and orthopedic surgeons on the clinical utility of therapeutic ultrasound for assisting fracture healing...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi Finite element analysis of a femoral retrograde intramedullary nail subject to gait loading
    G Cheung
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Suite 476A, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1X5
    Med Eng Phys 26:93-108. 2004
    ..The results of this study can be used to guide future implant design and surgical procedure...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. doi Attitudes toward chiropractic: a survey of North American orthopedic surgeons
    Jason W Busse
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2818-25. 2009
    ..Questionnaire survey...
  73. ncbi Internal fixation compared with arthroplasty for displaced fractures of the femoral neck. A meta-analysis
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1673-81. 2003
    ....
  74. pmc Effect of early surgery after hip fracture on mortality and complications: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nicole Simunovic
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMasterUniversity, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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    Forough Farrokhyar
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg 251:409-16. 2010
    ..Surgical trials pose many methodological challenges often not present in trials of medical interventions. If not properly accounted for, these challenges may introduce significant biases and threaten the validity of the results...
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    P J Devereaux
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton
    CMAJ 170:1817-24. 2004
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    Surgical Outcomes Research Centre, Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
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    Michael Zlowodzki
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Orthop 78:598-609. 2007
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    McMaster University, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 8E3, Canada
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    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
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    Graduate Education and Research, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 166:1399-406. 2002
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