Kenneth J Koval

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Publications

  1. pmc Distal radial fracture treatment: what you get may depend on your age and address
    Jason Fanuele
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1313-9. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of alcohol on in-hospital mortality in drivers admitted after motor vehicle accidents
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Darthmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 66:27-34. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Are recent graduates of orthopaedic training programs performing less fracture care? American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons part II: a quality improvement initiative
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    J Orthop Trauma 26:189-92. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Complications after ankle fracture in elderly patients
    Kenneth J Koval
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:1249-55. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Tape blisters following hip surgery. A prospective, randomized study of two types of tape
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1884-7. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint An AOA critical issue. Geriatric trauma: young ideas
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1380-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Tape blisters after hip surgery: can they be eliminated completely?
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:261-5. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Fractures of the distal part of the radius. The evolution of practice over time. Where's the evidence?
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1855-61. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Are patients being transferred to level-I trauma centers for reasons other than medical necessity?
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2124-32. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical pathway after hip fracture
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 27:1053-60. 2005

Detail Information

Publications92

  1. pmc Distal radial fracture treatment: what you get may depend on your age and address
    Jason Fanuele
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1313-9. 2009
    ..S. Medicare population stratified by hospital referral region and (2) whether the type of fracture treatment is affected by patient age, race, sex, comorbidity, or hospital referral region...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of alcohol on in-hospital mortality in drivers admitted after motor vehicle accidents
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Darthmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 66:27-34. 2008
    ..This study was performed to address the effect of alcohol on in-hospital mortality for drivers in MVAs admitted to a trauma center before and after controlling for injury severity, safety device use, and patient demographics...
  3. doi request reprint Are recent graduates of orthopaedic training programs performing less fracture care? American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons part II: a quality improvement initiative
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    J Orthop Trauma 26:189-92. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether there has been a change in the amount of fracture care performed by recent graduates of orthopaedic residency programs over time...
  4. doi request reprint Complications after ankle fracture in elderly patients
    Kenneth J Koval
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:1249-55. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to use the United States Medicare database to determine the complication rate for ankle fractures in elderly patients treated operatively and to compare it to fractures treated nonoperatively...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tape blisters following hip surgery. A prospective, randomized study of two types of tape
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1884-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to compare two different types of tape to determine whether the type of tape influences the rate of blister formation...
  6. ncbi request reprint An AOA critical issue. Geriatric trauma: young ideas
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1380-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Tape blisters after hip surgery: can they be eliminated completely?
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:261-5. 2007
    ..09). Surgery type (arthroplasty vs open reduction and internal fixation [ORIF], P < .03) and surgery duration (P < .05) had more of an effect on postoperative blister formation than dressing type...
  8. doi request reprint Fractures of the distal part of the radius. The evolution of practice over time. Where's the evidence?
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1855-61. 2008
    ..The present study was designed to identify changes in practice patterns regarding operative fixation of distal radial fractures between 1999 and 2007 and to assess the results of those treatments over time...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are patients being transferred to level-I trauma centers for reasons other than medical necessity?
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2124-32. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the possible risk factors for hospital transfer in a population of patients unlikely to require transfer to a level-I center for medical reasons...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical pathway after hip fracture
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 27:1053-60. 2005
    ..This paper presents a clinical pathway for the treatment of hip fractures in the elderly with the above aims...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of hospital setting and teaching status on outcomes after hip fracture
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 40:19-28. 2011
    ..1%; there was little effect for any of the studied factors on risk for in-hospital complication. Contrary to expectation, hospital setting and teaching status were generally not as relevant to in-hospital outcomes as other factors were...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ankle fractures in the elderly: what you get depends on where you live and who you see
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 19:635-9. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Does a positive ankle stress test indicate the need for operative treatment after lateral malleolus fracture? A preliminary report
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:449-55. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results using this standardized protocol...
  14. pmc The effect of perioperative anemia on clinical and functional outcomes in patients with hip fracture
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 18:369-74. 2004
    ..To describe the epidemiology of perioperative anemia in patients with hip fracture and assess the relationship between the hemoglobin measurements and clinical outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis after hip fracture: evaluation of 3 pharmacologic agents
    Gerard K Jeong
    New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:135-40. 2007
    ..8%) in wound hematoma compared with dextran 40 (1.6%) and aspirin (2.4%) (P<.01). The 3 agents were found not to differ with respect to mortality, thromboembolic phenomena, hemorrhagic complications, or wound complications...
  16. ncbi request reprint Treatment of complex tibial plateau fractures using the less invasive stabilization system plate: clinical experience and a laboratory comparison with double plating
    Kenneth A Egol
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York, USA
    J Trauma 57:340-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was: 1) to evaluate the clinical use L.I.S.S plating system for stabilization of bicondylar tibial plateau fractures. 2) To compare the biomechanics of this plating system with a double plate construct...
  17. ncbi request reprint Predictors of discharge to a skilled nursing facility following hip fracture surgery in New York State
    Gina B Aharonoff
    Geriatric Hip Fracture Research Group, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, N Y, USA
    Gerontology 50:298-302. 2004
    ..Often, it is followed by a marked decrease in the level of functioning a patient is able to achieve after recovery. It is even more debilitating when a previously independent person must be discharged to an institution...
  18. doi request reprint Braking function after complex lower extremity trauma
    Kenneth A Egol
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Trauma 65:1435-8. 2008
    ..This study was performed to evaluate when patients recover sufficiently to drive an automobile after operative repair of various other lower extremity fractures...
  19. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity in hip fracture patients: age, functional status, and comorbidity
    Joan D Penrod
    Program of Research in Serious Physical and Mental Illness, Bronx VA Medical Center, New York, New York 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:407-13. 2007
    ..To examine unidentified heterogeneity in hip fracture patients that may predict variation in functional outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint The impact of post-operative pain on outcomes following hip fracture
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Box 1070, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pain 103:303-11. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pain and opioid analgesics on the development of delirium following hip fracture
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:76-81. 2003
    ..This study was performed to examine the relationship among pain, analgesics, and other factors on delirium in hip fracture patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical comparison of two volar locked plates in a dorsally unstable distal radius fracture model
    Frank Anthony Liporace
    Department of Orthopaedics, Trauma Division, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Trauma 61:668-72. 2006
    ..This study compares the biomechanical stability of two volar locked plate systems for fixation of unstable, extra-articular distal radius fractures...
  23. ncbi request reprint Temporal and geographic variation in hip fracture rates for people aged 65 or older, New York State, 1985-1996
    Rudi Hiebert
    NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 34:252-5. 2005
    ..Identification of risk factors that can better explain regional rate variation may lead to development of intervention strategies that could significantly reduce the risk for hip fracture among people 65 or older...
  24. ncbi request reprint Complications of intramedullary Hagie pin fixation for acute midshaft clavicle fractures
    Eric J Strauss
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:280-4. 2007
    ..However, there was a 50% incidence of postoperative complications associated with this treatment method. We believe that the complication rate associated with the use of the Hagie pin should preclude the use of this particular implant...
  25. ncbi request reprint Does hospital surgical volume affect in-hospital outcomes in surgically treated pelvic and acetabular fractures?
    James Genuario
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 66:282-9. 2008
    ..Length of stay was shortest in high volume centers. In-hospital outcomes associated with surgical fixation of the pelvis, acetabulum, or both were not uniformly associated with hospital volume...
  26. ncbi request reprint Fixation of diaphyseal fractures with a segmental defect: a biomechanical comparison of locked and conventional plating techniques
    Eric Fulkerson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Trauma 60:830-5. 2006
    ..Locked screw construct variables were the use of unicortical or bicortical screws, and increasing bone to plate distance...
  27. ncbi request reprint Are outcomes of bimalleolar fractures poorer than those of lateral malleolar fractures with medial ligamentous injury?
    Nirmal C Tejwani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, 550 First Avenue, NBV 21W 37, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1438-41. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint The "Z-effect" phenomenon defined: a laboratory study
    Eric J Strauss
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Orthop Res 25:1568-73. 2007
    ..Models where the femoral head had a higher compressive strength than that of the femoral neck may simulate fracture patterns with significant medial cortex comminution that are prone to varus collapse...
  29. ncbi request reprint Does fibular plating improve alignment after intramedullary nailing of distal metaphyseal tibia fractures?
    Kenneth A Egol
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:94-103. 2006
    ..Evaluate whether supplementary fibular fixation helped maintain axial alignment in distal metaphyseal tibia-fibula fractures treated by locked intramedullary nailing...
  30. ncbi request reprint Intramedullary nailing of the lower extremity: biomechanics and biology
    Matthew R Bong
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 15:97-106. 2007
    ....
  31. pmc Physical therapy and mobility 2 and 6 months after hip fracture
    Joan D Penrod
    Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness and Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1114-20. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between early physical therapy (PT), later therapy, and mobility 2 and 6 months after hip fracture...
  32. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of five external wrist fixators
    David Chang
    NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Bull Hosp Jt Dis 61:40-4. 2002
    ..The stiffest of the fixators varied by a factor of three in compression, five in bending, and three in torsion. Although the ideal stiffness of a wrist fixator is unknown, there is a large variation in the stiffness of existing devices...
  33. ncbi request reprint Fracture-dislocation of the elbow functional outcome following treatment with a standardized protocol
    Kenneth A Egol
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 65:263-70. 2007
    ..Our approach led to the restoration of elbow joint stability in all patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Do seat belts and air bags reduce mortality and injury severity after car accidents?
    Justin S Cummins
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 40:E26-9. 2011
    ..28-0.39), the seatbelt- only group had a 51% mortality reduction (AOR, 0.49; 99% CI, 0.45-0.52), and the air-bag-only group had a 32% mortality reduction (AOR, 0.68, 99% CI, 0.57-0.80). Injury Severity Scores showed a similar pattern...
  35. ncbi request reprint Does surgeon volume for total hip arthroplasty affect outcomes after hemiarthroplasty for femoral neck fracture?
    James B Ames
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 39:E84-9. 2010
    ..Surgical experience in primary and revision THA has a significant effect on patient outcomes after hemiarthroplasty for femoral neck fracture...
  36. ncbi request reprint Hip fracture outcome: is there a "July effect"?
    Kane L Anderson
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 38:606-11. 2009
    ..Although various methods exist for exploring the "July effect," it is critical to take into account inherent month-to-month variation in outcomes and to use nonteaching hospitals as a control group...
  37. ncbi request reprint Predictors of mortality after hip fracture: a 10-year prospective study
    Nader Paksima
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Hand and Wrist Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 66:111-7. 2008
    ..The increased mortality risk was highest during the first year after hip fracture and returned to the risk of the standard population 3 years postoperatively. Males who are 65 to 84 years had the highest mortality risk...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a sliding hip screw with a trochanteric lateral support plate to an intramedullary hip screw for fixation of unstable intertrochanteric hip fractures: a cadaver study
    Matthew R Bong
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Trauma 56:791-4. 2004
    ..This study compared the fracture stability and screw sliding characteristics of unstable intertrochanteric femur fractures fixed with either an SHS and LSP or an Intramedullary Hip Screw (IMHS)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Increasingly conflicted: an analysis of conflicts of interest reported at the annual meetings of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association
    Erik N Kubiak
    NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 14th Floor, 301 East 17th Street, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Bull Hosp Jt Dis 63:83-7. 2006
    ..To identify trends in industry sponsorship of orthopaedic trauma research presented at the annual meetings of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association since the establishment of conflict of interest (COI) reporting policies in 1993...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hip fracture outcomes in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Jeremy A Idjadi
    New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 34:341-6. 2005
    ..Rates of postoperative complications, recovery of ambulatory ability within 1 year, and mortality within 1 year did not differ. These findings may guide orthopedic surgeons in counseling patients with PD and a hip fracture...
  41. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in patients with hip fracture: a greater risk of morbidity and mortality in men
    Yoshimi Endo
    Geriatric Hip Fracture Research Group, Department of Orthopedics, Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 19:29-35. 2005
    ..To determine gender-specific differences in prefracture status and postoperative outcome in elderly hip fracture patients who were ambulatory, community-dwelling, and cognitively intact prior to fracture...
  42. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics of locked plates and screws
    Kenneth A Egol
    New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 18:488-93. 2004
    ..We review basic plate and screw function, discuss the design rationale for the new implants, and examine the biomechanical evidence that supports the use of such implants...
  43. ncbi request reprint The relationship between admission hemoglobin level and outcome after hip fracture
    Konrad I Gruson
    Geriatric Hip Fracture Research Group, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 16:39-44. 2002
    ..To determine the effect of admission hemoglobin level on patient outcome after hip fracture...
  44. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two headless screw designs for fixation of capitellum fractures
    Stuart J Elkowitz
    NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 301 East 17th Street, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Bull Hosp Jt Dis 61:123-6. 2003
    ..05). The Acutrac screws tested in this biomechanical study provided more stable fixation of simulated capitellum fractures than Herbert screws. This appears to be related to the design of these screws...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of blood transfusion on clinical and functional outcomes in patients with hip fracture
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Transfusion 43:1358-65. 2003
    ..The effects of transfusion on morbidity and mortality are controversial. The influence of transfusion on risk-adjusted mortality, readmissions, and functional mobility was examined...
  46. ncbi request reprint In-hospital mortality after femoral neck fracture: do internal fixation and hemiarthroplasty differ?
    Hsiu Su
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 32:151-5. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical comparison of a dorsal 3.5-mm T-plate and a volar fixed-angle plate in a model of dorsally unstable distal radius fractures
    Frank A Liporace
    NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 19:187-91. 2005
    ..To compare the biomechanical stability of internal fixation of extra-articular, dorsally unstable distal radius fractures fixed by 1 of 2 methods, either a standard dorsal nonlocked T-plate or a volar locked fixed-angle plate...
  48. doi request reprint Return to sports following operatively treated ankle fractures
    Alexis C Colvin
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics, 5 East 98th St, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 30:292-6. 2009
    ..This study investigated which variables influence patients' return to sports after operative fixation of an unstable ankle fracture...
  49. ncbi request reprint Demographics of high-energy mechanisms of injury in the Kids Inpatient Database
    Brian Leung
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 15:160-6. 2006
    ..For firearm hospitalizations, 16- to 20-year-old black males have significantly higher risk compared with all other identified groups...
  50. doi request reprint Early prediction of posttraumatic in-hospital mortality in pediatric patients
    Xan F Courville
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:439-44. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a triaging tool to predict pediatric in-hospital mortality from data available soon after emergency department (ED) presentation...
  51. doi request reprint Is prophylactic fixation a cost-effective method to prevent a future contralateral fragility hip fracture?
    Scott C Faucett
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:65-74. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the cost-effectiveness of prophylactic fixation of the uninjured hip to prevent contralateral hip fracture...
  52. pmc Is surgery for displaced, midshaft clavicle fractures in adults cost-effective? Results based on a multicenter randomized, controlled trial
    Adam M Pearson
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03755, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:426-33. 2010
    ..To determine the cost-effectiveness of open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) of displaced, midshaft clavicle fractures in adults...
  53. ncbi request reprint Predictors of short-term functional outcome following ankle fracture surgery
    Kenneth A Egol
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, Suite 1402, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:974-9. 2006
    ..In this study, we evaluated predictors of short-term functional outcome following surgical stabilization of ankle fractures...
  54. doi request reprint Does adding computed tomography change the diagnosis and treatment of Tillaux and triplane pediatric ankle fractures?
    Frank A Liporace
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Orthopedics 35:e208-12. 2012
    ..033). Adding CT, although it may influence the decision to operate on Tillaux and triplane fractures, may not be as useful as previously thought...
  55. ncbi request reprint Posterior olecranon plating: biomechanical and clinical evaluation of a new operative technique
    Nirmal C Tejwani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Bellevue Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Bull Hosp Jt Dis 61:27-31. 2002
    ..Posterior plating with this technique achieves greater stability compared to tension band wiring. Early clinical results indicate a low level of hardware related complications...
  56. ncbi request reprint Osteogenic protein-1 (bone morphogenic protein-7) combined with various adjuncts in the treatment of humeral diaphyseal nonunions
    Matthew R Bong
    NYU HJD Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases New York, New York, USA
    Bull Hosp Jt Dis 63:20-3. 2005
    ..There were no serious complications and no adverse reactions to the rhOP-I implant. Our study suggests that rhOP-1 may be a safe and effective adjuvant for the treatment of humeral diaphyseal nonunions...
  57. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of preoperative arterial blood gas evaluation for geriatric patients with hip fractures
    Anand Susarla
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 35:74-8. 2006
    ..Therefore, we do not recommend making acquisition of ABG levels a routine part of the preoperative evaluation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Risk of injury associated with the use of seat belts and air bags in motor vehicle crashes
    Justin S Cummins
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 66:290-6. 2008
    ..Only half of all individuals in this study used any type of restraint device, which indicates the need for significant improvements in public health and safety seat belt utilization programs...
  59. ncbi request reprint Treatment of external fixation pins about the wrist: a prospective, randomized trial
    Kenneth A Egol
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:349-54. 2006
    ..Pin-track infection remains one of the most troublesome complications of external fixation, in some cases compromising otherwise successful fracture treatment...
  60. ncbi request reprint The effects of weather and seasonality on hip fracture incidence in older adults
    Sunil Mirchandani
    Geriatric Hip Fracture Research Group, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Disease, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Orthopedics 28:149-55. 2005
    ..As most fractures occurredindoors, precipitation is less likely to play a part in hip fracture occurrence in this population...
  61. ncbi request reprint Operative treatment of tibial fractures in children: are elastic stable intramedullary nails an improvement over external fixation?
    Erik N Kubiak
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, 14th Floor, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1761-8. 2005
    ..Both elastic stable intramedullary nails and external fixation can be utilized. We retrospectively reviewed our experience with these two techniques to determine if one is superior to the other...
  62. ncbi request reprint Tape blisters that develop after hip fracture surgery: a retrospective series and a review of the literature
    Daniel B Polatsch
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 33:452-6. 2004
    ..4%). Patient age, patient sex, number of medical comorbidities, smoking history, nutritional status, and type of surgery were not statistically significantly associated with risk for developing tape blisters...
  63. ncbi request reprint Staged management of high-energy proximal tibia fractures (OTA types 41): the results of a prospective, standardized protocol
    Kenneth A Egol
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 19:448-55; discussion 456. 2005
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of two scoring systems to predict instability in fractures of the distal radius
    Gerard K Jeong
    New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, USA
    J Trauma 57:1043-7. 2004
    ..Two scoring systems have been introduced to predict instability in distal radius fractures. The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the accuracy of these two models in predicting instability...
  65. ncbi request reprint Two or three screws for fixation of femoral neck fractures?
    Stephen G Maurer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 32:438-42. 2003
    ..Although 2 screws may be an acceptable fixation method for this fracture type, the addition of a third screw provides supplemental stability and appears justified...
  66. ncbi request reprint Preoperative assessment of tibial nail length: accuracy using digital radiography
    Monet A France
    New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, N, USA
    Orthopedics 29:623-7. 2006
    ..Phase 3 of our study presented the most accurate results in length determination of tibial nail length...
  67. pmc Is a sliding hip screw or im nail the preferred implant for intertrochanteric fracture fixation?
    Brian Aros
    Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center in Musculoskeletal Diseases, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:2827-32. 2008
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  68. doi request reprint Distal radius fractures
    Frank A Liporace
    Department of Orthopaedics, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 17103, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 23:739-48. 2009
    ..When operative intervention is indicated, considerations include the characteristics of the fracture and the experience of the surgeon with the treatment modalities...
  69. ncbi request reprint The effect of posterior sag on the fixation stability of intertrochanteric hip fractures
    Thomas N Joseph
    Musculoskeletal Research Institute, Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Trauma 52:544-7. 2002
    ..This study evaluates the effects of posterior sag on the fixation stability of intertrochanteric hip fractures...
  70. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk after hip fracture
    Jeffrey Richmond
    Geriatric Hip Fracture Research Group, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 17:53-6. 2003
    ..To determine the mortality risk following hip fracture and identify factors predictive of increased mortality...
  71. ncbi request reprint Variation in hip fracture treatment: are black and white patients treated equally?
    Jason C Fanuele
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 38:E13-7. 2009
    ..09) in adjusted mean rates for THA (0.47%), HA (8.24%), ORIF (94.8%), or NM (2.11%). There were no significant disparities by race across hospital referral regions with regard to type of fracture treatment...
  72. ncbi request reprint Does a Monteggia variant lesion result in a poor functional outcome?: A retrospective study
    Kenneth A Egol
    Department of Orthopaedics, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 438:233-8. 2005
    ..LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Prognostic study, Level IV (case series). See the Guideline for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  73. ncbi request reprint Lower-extremity function for driving an automobile after operative treatment of ankle fracture
    Kenneth A Egol
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1185-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine when patients recover the ability to safely operate the brakes of an automobile following operative repair of an ankle fracture...
  74. doi request reprint Is early internal fixation preferred to cast treatment for well-reduced unstable distal radial fractures?
    Karl M Koenig
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2086-93. 2009
    ..This study was performed to evaluate whether early internal fixation or nonoperative treatment would be preferred for displaced, potentially unstable distal radial fractures that initially had an adequate reduction...
  75. ncbi request reprint The use of locking plates in fracture care
    Robert V Cantu
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 14:183-90. 2006
  76. ncbi request reprint Frequency and impact of active clinical issues and new impairments on hospital discharge in patients with hip fracture
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:108-13. 2003
    ..Hip fracture is associated with significant mortality and disability. Patients who are discharged from the hospital with active clinical problems may have worse outcomes than those patients without active clinical problems...
  77. ncbi request reprint Capitellum fractures: a biomechanical evaluation of three fixation methods
    Stuart J Elkowitz
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 16:503-6. 2002
    ..To determine the relative stability of three fixation methods for displaced capitellum fractures...
  78. doi request reprint Hospitalized cases of child abuse in America: who, what, when, and where
    Daniel P Bullock
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:231-7. 2009
    ..Orthopaedic surgeons need to recognize features of child abuse. The purpose of this study was to identify common characteristics of child abuse and to delineate features of physical injury cases that would raise concern for child abuse...
  79. ncbi request reprint Subtrochanteric femur fracture below an arthritic hip: Opinion: open reduction and internal fixation
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 19:61-2. 2005
  80. ncbi request reprint Intramedullary fixation of unstable intertrochanteric hip fractures: one or two lag screws
    Erik N Kubiak
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 18:12-7. 2004
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  81. ncbi request reprint Thromboembolic prophylaxis for patients with a fracture of the proximal femur
    Craig J Della Valle
    New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 31:16-24. 2002
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint The effect of an attachable lateral support plate on the stability of intertrochanteric fracture fixation with a sliding hip screw
    Edward T Su
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Trauma 55:504-8. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the effect of an attachable lateral support plate on these fractures after loading...
  83. ncbi request reprint Blisters associated with lower-extremity fracture: results of a prospective treatment protocol
    Eric J Strauss
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:618-22. 2006
    ..To evaluate patient outcomes after treatment of lower-extremity fractures associated with blister formation and to assess complications after soft-tissue treatment using a prospective protocol...
  84. ncbi request reprint What's new in hip fractures? Current concepts
    Frank A Liporace
    Orthopaedic Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 34:66-74. 2005
    ..In this article, we outline some of these developments with respect to femoral neck and intertrochanteric fractures...
  85. ncbi request reprint Fixation stability of comminuted humeral shaft fractures: locked intramedullary nailing versus plate fixation
    Andrew L Chen
    Musculoskeletal Research Institute, Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute New York, New York 10033, USA
    J Trauma 53:733-7. 2002
    ..This study compared the fixation stability of two treatments for humeral shaft fractures with segmental bone loss during cyclic, physiologic loading...
  86. ncbi request reprint 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
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  87. ncbi request reprint Circumstances of falls causing hip fractures in the elderly. 1998
    Gina B Aharonoff
    J Orthop Trauma 17:S22-6. 2003
  88. ncbi request reprint Ankle stress test for predicting the need for surgical fixation of isolated fibular fractures
    Kenneth A Egol
    Jamaica Hospital, Jamaica, NY, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2393-8. 2004
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint The geographic incidence and treatment variation of common fractures of elderly patients
    Scott M Sporer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Medical College, Einfield, IL 60190, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 14:246-55. 2006
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  90. ncbi request reprint Management of midshaft clavicle fractures in adults
    Patrick J Denard
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 34:527-36. 2005
    ..The 2 main methods of operative management are plate-and-screws and intramedullary fixation. Study results for both methods have been good. Indications for operative management, however, remain controversial...
  91. doi request reprint The American Orthopaedic Association's "own the bone" initiative to prevent secondary fractures
    Laura L Tosi
    Bone Health Program, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue N W, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:163-73. 2008
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Femoral neck fractures
    Andrew H Schmidt
    University of Minnesota, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, USA
    Instr Course Lect 54:417-45. 2005
    ..The laudable goal of obtaining fracture healing and maintenance of a viable femoral head can be successfully achieved in a number of patients...