Robert V O'Toole

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diagnosis of femoral neck fracture associated with femoral shaft fracture: blinded comparison of computed tomography and plain radiography
    Robert V Oʼtoole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 27:325-30. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Fracture of the distal radius with radial artery injury: injury description and outcome of vascular repair
    Robert V O'Toole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Injury 44:437-41. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of computed tomography for determining the diagnosis of acetabular fractures
    Robert V O'Toole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:284-90. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Low complication rate of LISS for femur fractures adjacent to stable hip or knee arthroplasty
    Robert V O'Toole
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 450:203-10. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Resuscitation before stabilization of femoral fractures limits acute respiratory distress syndrome in patients with multiple traumatic injuries despite low use of damage control orthopedics
    Robert V O'Toole
    Department of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma 67:1013-21. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Surgeons and their patients disagree regarding cosmetic and overall outcomes after surgery for high-energy lower extremity trauma
    Robert V O'Toole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 23:716-23. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Analysis of postoperative knee sepsis after retrograde nail insertion of open femoral shaft fractures
    Robert V O'Toole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:677-82. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Superior pubic ramus osteotomy to treat locked pubic symphysis. A case report
    Robert V O'Toole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1609-14. 2006
  9. pmc Determinants of patient satisfaction after severe lower-extremity injuries
    Robert V O'Toole
    Department of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, T3R62, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1206-11. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Are locking screws advantageous with plate fixation of humeral shaft fractures? A biomechanical analysis of synthetic and cadaveric bone
    Robert V O'Toole
    Department of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:709-15. 2008

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Publications41

  1. doi request reprint Diagnosis of femoral neck fracture associated with femoral shaft fracture: blinded comparison of computed tomography and plain radiography
    Robert V Oʼtoole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 27:325-30. 2013
    ..Our hypothesis was that axial-view computed tomography is superior to plain radiography at detecting femoral neck fractures...
  2. doi request reprint Fracture of the distal radius with radial artery injury: injury description and outcome of vascular repair
    Robert V O'Toole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Injury 44:437-41. 2013
    ..We hypothesised that combined routine repair of the artery during operative treatment results in a satisfactory outcome...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of computed tomography for determining the diagnosis of acetabular fractures
    Robert V O'Toole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:284-90. 2010
    ..We assessed whether, in contrast to reports in the literature, computed tomographic (CT) scans improve the ability to classify acetabular fractures in comparison with plain radiographs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Low complication rate of LISS for femur fractures adjacent to stable hip or knee arthroplasty
    Robert V O'Toole
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 450:203-10. 2006
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Resuscitation before stabilization of femoral fractures limits acute respiratory distress syndrome in patients with multiple traumatic injuries despite low use of damage control orthopedics
    Robert V O'Toole
    Department of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma 67:1013-21. 2009
    ..Damage control orthopedics (DCO) with primary external fixation usually is reserved for those rare patients who do not respond to resuscitation. Our hypothesis was that this approach yields a low rate of ARDS...
  6. ncbi request reprint Surgeons and their patients disagree regarding cosmetic and overall outcomes after surgery for high-energy lower extremity trauma
    Robert V O'Toole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 23:716-23. 2009
    ..To determine whether surgeons' and patients' perceptions of outcomes after high-energy lower-extremity trauma are similar and to identify factors associated with disagreement...
  7. doi request reprint Analysis of postoperative knee sepsis after retrograde nail insertion of open femoral shaft fractures
    Robert V O'Toole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:677-82. 2010
    ..Retrograde nailing of open femoral fractures has presumed increased risk of knee sepsis. Our hypothesis was that the incidence of secondary knee infection after retrograde nailing of open femoral fractures is low...
  8. ncbi request reprint Superior pubic ramus osteotomy to treat locked pubic symphysis. A case report
    Robert V O'Toole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1609-14. 2006
  9. pmc Determinants of patient satisfaction after severe lower-extremity injuries
    Robert V O'Toole
    Department of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, T3R62, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1206-11. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Are locking screws advantageous with plate fixation of humeral shaft fractures? A biomechanical analysis of synthetic and cadaveric bone
    Robert V O'Toole
    Department of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:709-15. 2008
    ..To investigate whether locking screws offer any advantage over nonlocking screws for plate fixation of humeral shaft fractures for weight-bearing applications...
  11. ncbi request reprint Variation in diagnosis of compartment syndrome by surgeons treating tibial shaft fractures
    Robert V O'Toole
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma 67:735-41. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, no one has analyzed the effect of individual surgeon variation on the diagnosis of compartment syndrome...
  12. doi request reprint Do one-time intracompartmental pressure measurements have a high false-positive rate in diagnosing compartment syndrome?
    Augusta Whitney
    From R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center A W, R V O, E H, M F S, A N P, T T M, W A E, R C A, C L, J W N, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland and Department of Orthopaedics C D, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, Wiconsin
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:479-83. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that diagnosis of compartment syndrome based on one-time pressure measurements alone is associated with a high false-positive rate...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does a trochanteric lag screw improve fixation of vertically oriented femoral neck fractures? A biomechanical analysis in cadaveric bone
    Michael A Hawks
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 28:886-91. 2013
    ..We assessed the biomechanical performances of a trochanteric lag screw construct and a traditional inverted triangle construct in the treatment of simulated Pauwels type 3 femoral neck fractures...
  14. doi request reprint Do traction radiographs of distal radial fractures influence fracture characterization and treatment?
    Elan Goldwyn
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, T3R62, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:2055-62. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint Modified stoppa approach for acetabular fractures with anterior and posterior column displacement: quantification of radiographic reduction and analysis of interobserver variability
    Romney C Andersen
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:271-8. 2010
    ..The second objective was to evaluate the interobserver variability of our technique for radiographic evaluation of the reduction...
  16. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of proximal locking plates and blade plates for the treatment of comminuted subtrochanteric femoral fractures
    John C P Floyd
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 23:628-33. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to compare the relative stability of two designs of PFLP with the 95 degrees angled blade plate under loads simulating the first 3 months of progressive weight bearing after fracture fixation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Perioperative supplemental oxygen to reduce surgical site infection after open fixation of high-risk fractures: a randomized controlled pilot trial
    Alec Stall
    From the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:657-63. 2013
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of high FIO2 administered during the perioperative period to reduce the rate of surgical site infection after open fixation of lower-extremity fractures at high risk of infection...
  18. doi request reprint How much vertical displacement of the symphysis indicates instability after pelvic injury?
    Robert D Golden
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:585-9. 2013
    ..We investigated pelvic stability in the flexion-extension plane to determine a threshold of rotational displacement of the hemipelvis above which the potential for instability exists...
  19. doi request reprint Pelvic ring fractures are an independent risk factor for death after blunt trauma
    Jeff E Schulman
    Department of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma 68:930-4. 2010
    ..Our hypothesis was that pelvic ring fracture is an independent risk factor for death, even after accounting for the risk of death from other associated injuries...
  20. doi request reprint Young-Burgess classification of pelvic ring fractures: does it predict mortality, transfusion requirements, and non-orthopaedic injuries?
    Theodore Manson
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:603-9. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Traction vertical shear pelvic ring fracture: a marker for severe arterial injury? A case report
    Theodore T Manson
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:e90-4. 2010
    ..It is the caudal direction of the displacement that we think should alert the surgeon to the possibility of massive vascular injury and potential for limb loss...
  22. doi request reprint Combined pelvic ring disruption and acetabular fracture: associated injury patterns in 40 patients
    Greg M Osgood
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 27:243-7. 2013
    ..Combined pelvic ring disruptions and acetabular fractures are thought to be uncommon. Our objectives were to characterize concomitant injury patterns and to compare them with historically observed rates for each injury in isolation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does sleep deprivation impair orthopaedic surgeons' cognitive and psychomotor performance?
    Michael J O'Brien
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1975-81. 2012
    ..Our purpose was to study the cognitive and psychomotor performances of orthopaedic trauma surgeons on the basis of the amount of sleep that they obtained...
  24. doi request reprint Does 2.5 cm of symphyseal widening differentiate anteroposterior compression I from anteroposterior compression II pelvic ring injuries?
    Christopher J Doro
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:610-5. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that if a pelvis has greater than 2.5 cm of symphysis pubis diastasis, the anterior sacroiliac ligaments are disrupted and the pelvic floor has failed...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effect of distal radius locking plates on articular contact pressures
    Matthew H Walker
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1303-9. 2011
    ..Our study was designed to determine whether subchondral locking screws change the articular contact pressures in the distal radius...
  26. doi request reprint Surgeon variability in the treatment of pelvic ring injuries
    Andrew J Furey
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA andrewfurey hotmail com
    Orthopedics 33:714. 2010
    ..Our results question the usefulness of the 2 classification systems for predicting treatment decisions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is time to flap coverage of open tibial fractures an independent predictor of flap-related complications?
    Jean Claude G D'Alleyrand
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD and Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    J Orthop Trauma 28:288-93. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that the timing of flap coverage of open tibial fractures is not predictive of complications after controlling for known risk factors...
  28. doi request reprint Predictive model for surgical site infection risk after surgery for high-energy lower-extremity fractures: development of the risk of infection in orthopedic trauma surgery score
    Ebrahim Paryavi
    Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1521-7. 2013
    ..2003;9:196-203)...
  29. doi request reprint Use of 2 column screws to treat transcondylar distal humeral fractures in geriatric patients
    Ebrahim Paryavi
    Department of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 14:209-13. 2010
    ..68, 125.38)]. Treatment of select transcondylar distal humeral fractures with column screws in geriatric patients provides an option for stable fixation that allows early range of motion with minimal surgical morbidity...
  30. doi request reprint Does fracture pattern predict death with lateral compression type 1 pelvic fractures?
    Theodore T Manson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 69:876-9. 2010
    ..Our goal was to analyze whether radiographic fracture pattern correlates with mortality of patients with lateral compression type 1 (LC1) fractures...
  31. ncbi request reprint Does supplemental epidural anesthesia improve outcomes of acetabular fracture surgery?
    Joseph E Strauss
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 26:67-72. 2012
    ..Our hypothesis was that epidural anesthesia would result in improvement in short-term outcomes and therefore justify any associated increases in anesthesia induction time, treatment costs, or risks...
  32. doi request reprint Are certain fractures at increased risk for compartment syndrome after civilian ballistic injury?
    Thomas Meskey
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Trauma 71:1385-9. 2011
    ..Our primary hypothesis was that ballistic fractures of certain bones would be at higher risk for development of compartment syndrome...
  33. doi request reprint Articular cartilage thickness at the distal radius: a cadaveric study
    Jeremy Pollock
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 38:1477-81; discussion 1482-3. 2013
    ..The thickness of a joint's cartilage may, therefore, set the limit for acceptable stepoff when treating fractures. The goal of our study was to determine the thickness of the articular cartilage at the distal radius...
  34. doi request reprint Can intramuscular glucose levels diagnose compartment syndrome?
    Christopher J Doro
    From the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health C J D, T J S, Madison, Wisconsin, and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center R V O, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:474-8. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that measurement of intramuscular glucose and oxygen can identify compartment syndrome with high sensitivity and specificity...
  35. ncbi request reprint Analysis of strategies to increase external fixator stiffness: is double stacking worth the cost?
    Sara Strebe
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States
    Injury 45:1049-53. 2014
    ..Clinicians can use these data to help guide the most cost-effective strategy to increase construct stiffness based on the plane in which stiffness is needed. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint Early motion protocol for select Galeazzi fractures after radial shaft fixation
    David E Gwinn
    Department of Orthopaedics, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 21201, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 19:104-8. 2010
    ..Early motion of elbow and wrist seems to be safe during postoperative rehabilitation of repaired Galeazzi fractures. The postoperative protocol might maximize elbow and wrist range of motion...
  37. ncbi request reprint Geriatric trauma: demographics, injuries, and mortality
    Julie M Keller
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 26:e161-5. 2012
    ..To identify injuries that elderly sustain during high-energy trauma and determine which are associated with mortality...
  38. doi request reprint Do locking screws work in plates bent at holes?
    Christina L Boulton
    Department of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Fischell Department of Bioengineering, Orthopaedics Mechanobiology Laboratory, University of Maryland, College Park, MD Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA and San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program, San Francisco, CA
    J Orthop Trauma 28:189-94. 2014
    ..To assess whether plate bending at a hole significantly changes the biomechanical properties of a locked screw...
  39. doi request reprint How often does open reduction and internal fixation of geriatric acetabular fractures lead to hip arthroplasty?
    Robert V O'Toole
    Department of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    J Orthop Trauma 28:148-53. 2014
    ....
  40. doi request reprint The evolution of damage control orthopedics: current evidence and practical applications of early appropriate care
    Jean Claude G D'Alleyrand
    Department of Orthopaedics, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA Department of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 44:499-507. 2013
    ..Particular emphasis is given to the management of femoral shaft fractures and the concept of damage control in these complex patients. The application of these guidelines in common clinical practice is also discussed. ..
  41. doi request reprint Safety of immediate open reduction and internal fixation of geriatric open fractures of the distal radius
    Adam M Kaufman
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Injury 45:534-9. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the safety of immediate open reduction and internal fixation of geriatric open fractures of the distal radius...