Tapio Flinkkilä

Summary

Affiliation: Oulu University Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Results of parallel plate fixation of comminuted intra-articular distal humeral fractures
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Division of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland Electronic address
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 23:701-7. 2014
  2. pmc Conservative treatment, plate fixation, or prosthesis for proximal humeral fracture. A prospective randomized study
    Antti P Launonen
    Department of Orthopaedics, Tampere University Hospital, Teiskontie 35, PL2000, Tampere 33521, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:167. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Short- to mid-term results of metallic press-fit radial head arthroplasty in unstable injuries of the elbow
    T Flinkkilä
    Oulu University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, PL21, FIN 90029 OYS, Oulu, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:805-10. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Arthroscopic Bankart repair: results and risk factors of recurrence of instability
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital, FIN 90029 OYS Oulu, Finland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:1752-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Epidemiology and seasonal variation of distal radius fractures in Oulu, Finland
    T Flinkkilä
    Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, 90029 OYS, Oulu, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 22:2307-12. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Hook-plate fixation of unstable lateral clavicle fractures: a report on 63 patients
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Oulu, FI 90029 OYS Finland
    Acta Orthop 77:644-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Salvage of humeral shaft nonunion with cortical thinning after failed intramedullary nailing using Ilizarov's technique: a report of seven cases
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, FIN 90029 OYS, Oulu, Finland
    Injury 36:1246-51. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Intraoperative assessment of the stability of the distal tibiofibular joint in supination-external rotation injuries of the ankle: sensitivity, specificity, and reliability of two clinical tests
    Harri Pakarinen
    Division of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, P O Box 21, FI 90029 OYS, Oulu, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:2057-61. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Staged method using antibiotic beads and subsequent autografting for large traumatic tibial bone loss: 22 of 23 fractures healed after 5-20 months
    Jukka Ristiniemi
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, OYS, Finland
    Acta Orthop 78:520-7. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Effect of syndesmosis injury in SER IV (Weber B)-type ankle fractures on function and incidence of osteoarthritis
    Tero Kortekangas
    Division of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Foot Ankle Int 36:180-7. 2015

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Results of parallel plate fixation of comminuted intra-articular distal humeral fractures
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Division of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland Electronic address
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 23:701-7. 2014
    ..This study investigated the results of parallel plate fixation of comminuted distal humeral fractures in a consecutive series of patients...
  2. pmc Conservative treatment, plate fixation, or prosthesis for proximal humeral fracture. A prospective randomized study
    Antti P Launonen
    Department of Orthopaedics, Tampere University Hospital, Teiskontie 35, PL2000, Tampere 33521, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:167. 2012
    ..Several publications, including a Cochrane review outline the need for high-quality, well-designed randomized controlled trials...
  3. doi request reprint Short- to mid-term results of metallic press-fit radial head arthroplasty in unstable injuries of the elbow
    T Flinkkilä
    Oulu University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, PL21, FIN 90029 OYS, Oulu, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:805-10. 2012
    ..Loosening of press-fit radial head prostheses is common, occurs early, often leads to severe osteolysis of the proximal radius, and commonly requires removal of the prosthesis...
  4. doi request reprint Arthroscopic Bankart repair: results and risk factors of recurrence of instability
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital, FIN 90029 OYS Oulu, Finland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:1752-8. 2010
    ..Bone defects seen in preoperative plain radiographs are less important and more accurate imaging is needed to reveal their true role for recurrence of instability...
  5. doi request reprint Epidemiology and seasonal variation of distal radius fractures in Oulu, Finland
    T Flinkkilä
    Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, 90029 OYS, Oulu, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 22:2307-12. 2011
    ..Slippery pavement surfaces assessed by a new meteorological model partly explained wintertime excess of fractures, but factors beyond weather are contributing to seasonality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hook-plate fixation of unstable lateral clavicle fractures: a report on 63 patients
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Oulu, FI 90029 OYS Finland
    Acta Orthop 77:644-9. 2006
    ..Hook-plate fixation of unstable lateral clavicle fractures has given promising results in previous reports, but numbers of patients have been small. We assessed the results of this technique in 63 patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Salvage of humeral shaft nonunion with cortical thinning after failed intramedullary nailing using Ilizarov's technique: a report of seven cases
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, FIN 90029 OYS, Oulu, Finland
    Injury 36:1246-51. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Intraoperative assessment of the stability of the distal tibiofibular joint in supination-external rotation injuries of the ankle: sensitivity, specificity, and reliability of two clinical tests
    Harri Pakarinen
    Division of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, P O Box 21, FI 90029 OYS, Oulu, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:2057-61. 2011
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  9. ncbi request reprint Staged method using antibiotic beads and subsequent autografting for large traumatic tibial bone loss: 22 of 23 fractures healed after 5-20 months
    Jukka Ristiniemi
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, OYS, Finland
    Acta Orthop 78:520-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated the healing of traumatic bone loss in the proximal, diaphyseal, and distal tibia...
  10. doi request reprint Effect of syndesmosis injury in SER IV (Weber B)-type ankle fractures on function and incidence of osteoarthritis
    Tero Kortekangas
    Division of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Foot Ankle Int 36:180-7. 2015
    ..This study compared a matched pair of SER IV patients with stress proven syndesmotic injuries with the same number without stress proven syndesmotic injury in terms of functional, pain, and radiologic result...
  11. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of unstable fractures of the distal clavicle: a comparative study of Kirschner wire and clavicular hook plate fixation
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Oulu University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Finland
    Acta Orthop Scand 73:50-3. 2002
    ..The clavicular hook plate was better in this respect and it is therefore recommended...
  12. ncbi request reprint Two-ring hybrid external fixation of distal tibial fractures: a review of 47 cases
    Jukka Ristiniemi
    From the Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Trauma 62:174-83. 2007
    ..The healing of a metaphyseal fracture line is a major problem in cases of distal tibial fracture treated with external fixation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Recovery of shoulder joint function after humeral shaft fracture: a comparative study between antegrade intramedullary nailing and plate fixation
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital, Kajaanintie 52, 90220 Oulu, Finland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 124:537-41. 2004
    ..This retrospective study compared shoulder joint symptoms, range of motion (ROM), and isometric strength after antegrade IM nailing and dynamic compression (DC) plating of humeral shaft fractures...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nonbridging external fixation in the treatment of unstable fractures of the distal forearm
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Kajaanintie 52, 90220 Oulu, Finland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 123:349-52. 2003
    ..We have used a relatively new technique, nonbridging external fixation, in the treatment of these fractures in our hospital during the past few years. Our results are presented here...
  15. doi request reprint Stability assessment of the ankle mortise in supination-external rotation-type ankle fractures: lack of additional diagnostic value of MRI
    Simo Nortunen
    Division of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery S N, T F, I L, T K, and H P, Department of Diagnostic Radiology S L and J N, and Department of Anesthesiology and Surgery P O, Oulu University Hospital, PL 21, Kajaanintie 50, FI 90029 OYS, Oulu, Finland E mail address for S Nortunen E mail address for S Lepojärvi E mail address for J Niinimäki E mail address E mail address for T Flinkkilä E mail address for I Lantto E mail address for T Kortekangas E mail address for H Pakarinen
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:1855-62. 2014
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  16. doi request reprint Syndesmotic fixation in supination-external rotation ankle fractures: a prospective randomized study
    Tero H J Kortekangas
    Division of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Foot Ankle Int 35:988-95. 2014
    ..Our hypothesis was that early-stage good functional results would remain and unfixed syndesmosis disruption in SER IV ankle fractures would not lead to an increased incidence of osteoarthritis...
  17. doi request reprint TightRope versus clavicular hook plate fixation for unstable distal clavicular fractures
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Division of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, PL 21, 90029, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 25:465-9. 2015
    ..This retrospective study aimed to compare the fracture union and functional results of clavicular hook plate fixation versus arthroscopy-assisted TightRope fixation of unstable fractures of the distal clavicle...