Tapio Flinkkilä

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oulu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint AO and Frykman's classifications of Colles' fracture. No prognostic value in 652 patients evaluated after 5 years
    T Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Acta Orthop Scand 69:77-81. 1998
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Nonunion after intramedullary nailing of humeral shaft fractures
    T Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    J Trauma 50:540-4. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Corrective osteotomy for malunion of the distal radius
    T Flinkkilä
    Oulu University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Finland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 120:23-6. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Role of metaphyseal cancellous bone defect size in secondary displacement in Colles' fracture
    T Flinkkilä
    Departments of Surgery and Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 119:319-23. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Intramedullary nailing of humeral shaft fractures. A retrospective study of 126 cases
    T Flinkkilä
    Oulu University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Finland
    Acta Orthop Scand 70:133-6. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Pathological fractures of the humeral shaft
    T Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Ann Chir Gynaecol 87:321-4. 1998
  10. 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

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Publications16

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint AO and Frykman's classifications of Colles' fracture. No prognostic value in 652 patients evaluated after 5 years
    T Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Acta Orthop Scand 69:77-81. 1998
    ..Demographic, and most of the fracture-related factors, were not associated with the symptoms. Neither AO nor Frykman's radiographic classifications of the primary fracture were of any use for predicting the clinical outcome...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nonunion after intramedullary nailing of humeral shaft fractures
    T Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    J Trauma 50:540-4. 2001
    ..To assess results of exchange nailing in nonunion after intramedullary (IM) nailing of humeral shaft fractures...
  6. ncbi request reprint Corrective osteotomy for malunion of the distal radius
    T Flinkkilä
    Oulu University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Finland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 120:23-6. 2000
    ..We conclude that reconstructive procedures in patients with distal radius malunion may not completely restore normal function, and every effort should therefore be made to prevent malunion in the treatment of distal radius fractures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Role of metaphyseal cancellous bone defect size in secondary displacement in Colles' fracture
    T Flinkkilä
    Departments of Surgery and Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 119:319-23. 1999
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  8. ncbi request reprint Intramedullary nailing of humeral shaft fractures. A retrospective study of 126 cases
    T Flinkkilä
    Oulu University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Finland
    Acta Orthop Scand 70:133-6. 1999
    ..It can be recommended as primary treatment only when nonoperative treatment is likely to fail...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pathological fractures of the humeral shaft
    T Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Ann Chir Gynaecol 87:321-4. 1998
    ..To evaluate the results, complications and survival after intramedullary (IM) nailing of pathological humeral shaft fractures associated with metastatic disease...
  10. 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
  11. 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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  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. 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...