Emil H Schemitsch

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Prognostic factors for predicting outcomes after intramedullary nailing of the tibia
    Emil H Schemitsch
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, St Michael s Hospital, Suite 800, 55 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON M5C 1R6, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1786-93. 2012
  3. pmc The effect of muscle contusion on cortical bone and muscle perfusion following reamed, intramedullary nailing: a novel canine tibia fracture model
    Henry Koo
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:89. 2010
  4. pmc The biomechanical analysis of three plating fixation systems for periprosthetic femoral fracture near the tip of a total hip arthroplasty
    James P Lever
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Shuter Wing Room 5 066, St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:45. 2010
  5. doi request reprint 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
  6. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of extramedullary versus intramedullary fixation for reverse obliquity intertrochanteric fractures
    Paul R T Kuzyk
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 23:31-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Use of osteobiologics in the management of osteoporotic fractures
    Aaron Nauth
    St Michael s Hospital, 55 Queen St East, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario M5C1R6, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 25:S51-5. 2011
  8. doi request reprint A preliminary biomechanical study of cyclic preconditioning effects on canine cadaveric whole femurs
    Rad Zdero
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5B 1W8
    J Biomech Eng 134:094502. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Distal humeral fractures in adults
    Aaron Nauth
    St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:686-700. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Does delay matter? The restoration of objectively measured shoulder strength and patient-oriented outcome after immediate fixation versus delayed reconstruction of displaced midshaft fractures of the clavicle
    Jeffrey M Potter
    Division of Orthopaedics, St Michael s Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:514-8. 2007

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Publications85

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Prognostic factors for predicting outcomes after intramedullary nailing of the tibia
    Emil H Schemitsch
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, St Michael s Hospital, Suite 800, 55 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON M5C 1R6, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1786-93. 2012
    ..Using the SPRINT data, we conducted an investigation of baseline and surgical factors to determine any associations with an increased risk of adverse events within one year of intramedullary nailing...
  3. pmc The effect of muscle contusion on cortical bone and muscle perfusion following reamed, intramedullary nailing: a novel canine tibia fracture model
    Henry Koo
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:89. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc The biomechanical analysis of three plating fixation systems for periprosthetic femoral fracture near the tip of a total hip arthroplasty
    James P Lever
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Shuter Wing Room 5 066, St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:45. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  5. doi request reprint 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...
  6. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of extramedullary versus intramedullary fixation for reverse obliquity intertrochanteric fractures
    Paul R T Kuzyk
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 23:31-8. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the 135-degree hip screw, 95-degree hip screw, and intramedullary hip screw (IMHS) for fixation of reverse obliquity intertrochanteric fractures...
  7. doi request reprint Use of osteobiologics in the management of osteoporotic fractures
    Aaron Nauth
    St Michael s Hospital, 55 Queen St East, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario M5C1R6, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 25:S51-5. 2011
    ..This article reviews a select number of osteobiologic products and the evidence for their use in osteoporotic fractures...
  8. doi request reprint A preliminary biomechanical study of cyclic preconditioning effects on canine cadaveric whole femurs
    Rad Zdero
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5B 1W8
    J Biomech Eng 134:094502. 2012
    ..This is the first study to measure the effects of mechanical preconditioning on whole bones, having some practical implications on research practices...
  9. doi request reprint Distal humeral fractures in adults
    Aaron Nauth
    St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:686-700. 2011
    ..Displaced coronal shear fractures of the distal humeral articular surface require operative fixation, most typically via a lateral approach...
  10. ncbi request reprint Does delay matter? The restoration of objectively measured shoulder strength and patient-oriented outcome after immediate fixation versus delayed reconstruction of displaced midshaft fractures of the clavicle
    Jeffrey M Potter
    Division of Orthopaedics, St Michael s Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:514-8. 2007
    ..This information should not be used to justify primary operative repair in isolation but is useful in decision-making when counseling patients with displaced midshaft fractures of the clavicle...
  11. doi request reprint Femoral head lag screw position for cephalomedullary nails: a biomechanical analysis
    Paul R T Kuzyk
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 26:414-21. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if lag screw position affects the biomechanical properties of a cephalomedullary nail used to fix an unstable peritrochanteric fracture...
  12. doi request reprint Expression of VEGF gene isoforms in a rat segmental bone defect model treated with EPCs
    Ru Li
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopedics, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 26:689-92. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate VEGF gene expression after local EPC therapy for a rat segmental bone defect...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Endothelial progenitor cells for fracture healing: a microcomputed tomography and biomechanical analysis
    Ru Li
    St Michael s Hospital, Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 25:467-71. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of local EPC therapy on the microarchitecture and biomechanical properties of a segmental bone defect in a rat model...
  15. doi request reprint The effect of intramedullary reaming on a diaphyseal bone defect of the tibia
    Paul R T Kuzyk
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma 70:1248-56. 2011
    ....
  16. doi request reprint A biodegradable scaffold for the treatment of a diaphyseal bone defect of the tibia
    Paul R T Kuzyk
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Orthop Res 28:474-80. 2010
    ..026). The PLGA/calcium phosphate biodegradable scaffold we have employed supports angiogenesis within a segmental tibial defect that has adequate soft tissue coverage...
  17. doi request reprint Bone morphogenetic proteins in open fractures: past, present, and future
    Aaron Nauth
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, St Michael s Hospital, Suite 800, 55 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M5C 1R6, Canada
    Injury 40:S27-31. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint The effect of cement mixing time on the biomechanics of cement augmented plated fractures in canine femora
    Chris H Gallimore
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 22:637-42. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the effect of cement mixing time and, hence, cement viscosity on the biomechanical behavior of femoral fracture fixation...
  19. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical comparison of static versus dynamic lag screw modes for cephalomedullary nails used to fix unstable peritrochanteric fractures
    Paul R T Kuzyk
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:E65-70. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the biomechanical stiffness of static and dynamic lag screw modes for a cephalomedullary nail used to fix an unstable peritrochanteric fracture...
  20. doi request reprint Future perspectives: the need for large clinical trials
    Clary J Foote
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 25:S95-8. 2011
    ..Additional evidence, from large clinical trials, is required before definitive treatment recommendations can be made in many cases. In this article, we review the example of the femoral neck fracture to illustrate this point...
  21. doi request reprint Pathophysiology of fat embolism: a rabbit model
    Michael Blankstein
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 25:674-80. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the effects of fat embolism on rabbit physiology...
  22. doi request reprint Effect of human vascular endothelial growth factor gene transfer on endogenous vascular endothelial growth factor mRNA expression in a rat fibroblast and osteoblast culture model
    Ru Li
    Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 24:547-51. 2010
    ..The aim of this project was to examine the effect of exogenous human VEGF on the endogenous rat VEGF messenger RNA (mRNA) expression in a cell-based gene transfer model...
  23. doi request reprint Endothelial progenitor cells promote fracture healing in a segmental bone defect model
    Kivanc Atesok
    The Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital and the Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B IW8, Canada
    J Orthop Res 28:1007-14. 2010
    ..54-14.24, p = 0.004) for the EPC group compared to control, respectively. In conclusion, local EPC therapy significantly enhanced bone regeneration in a segmental defect model in rat femur diaphysis...
  24. doi request reprint Changes in femoral cortical porosity after reaming and intramedullary canal preparation in a canine model
    Khalid A Syed
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 28:368-73. 2013
    ..To maximize bone mineral density after cemented total hip arthroplasty, we suggest using implants that do not require reaming and pressurizing cement appropriately...
  25. doi request reprint Ideal tibial intramedullary nail insertion point varies with tibial rotation
    Richard M Walker
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedics, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 25:726-30. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate how superior entry point varies with tibial rotation and to identify landmarks that can be used to identify suitable radiographs for successful intramedullary nail insertion...
  26. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  27. doi request reprint A biomechanical comparison of epiphyseal versus metaphyseal fixed bone-conserving hip arthroplasty
    Michael Olsen
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:122-7. 2011
    ..The Birmingham Mid-Head Resection (BMHR) is a bone-conserving, short-stem alternative to hip resurfacing for patients with abnormal femoral head anatomy...
  28. doi request reprint The influence of the number of cortices of screw purchase and ankle position in Weber C ankle fracture fixation
    Markku T Nousiainen
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 22:473-8. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine the effect of the number of cortices of screw purchase and ankle position on syndesmosis width and tibiotalar rotation in Weber C ankle fracture fixation...
  29. doi request reprint A biomechanical comparison of two triple-screw methods for femoral neck fracture fixation in a synthetic bone model
    Rad Zdero
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma 69:1537-44. 2010
    ..Fixation of femoral neck fractures is often accomplished by several screws inserted along the neck axis. Alignment and number of screws remain at the discretion of the surgeon. Two fracture repair methods were compared...
  30. doi request reprint The biomechanical effect of torsion on humeral shaft repair techniques for completed pathological fractures
    Ahmed Al-Jahwari
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5B 1W8
    J Biomech Eng 134:024501. 2012
    ..005), except for A (p = 0.057). Torsional failure always occurred in the bone in the classic "spiral" pattern. Construct C provided the highest torsional stability for a completed pathological humeral shaft fracture...
  31. doi request reprint Biomechanical stress maps of an artificial femur obtained using a new infrared thermography technique validated by strain gages
    Suraj Shah
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Med Eng Phys 34:1496-502. 2012
    ..axial cyclic force at 6 locations on the femur on the lateral (R(2)=0.89-0.99), anterior (R(2)=0.87-0.99), and posterior (R(2)=0.81-0.99) sides. This study shows IR thermography's potential for future biomechanical applications...
  32. ncbi request reprint Computer navigated hip resurfacing for patients with abnormal femoral anatomy
    Michael Olsen
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 67:159-63. 2009
    ..The current study demonstrated the utility of imageless computer navigation in placement of the femoral component for patients presenting with abnormal femoral anatomy...
  33. doi request reprint A comparison of conventional guidewire alignment jigs with imageless computer navigation in hip resurfacing arthroplasty
    Michael Olsen
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 5 066 Shuter Wing, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:1834-41. 2010
    ....
  34. doi request reprint A biomechanical evaluation of press-fit stem constructs for tumor endoprosthetic reconstruction of the distal femur
    Peter C Ferguson
    Oncology Unit, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Musculoskeletal, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:1373-9. 2011
    ..006). Newer uncemented stems provide adequate initial biomechanical stability for implantation in the distal femur...
  35. ncbi request reprint Methods of operative fixation of the acromio-clavicular joint: a biomechanical comparison
    Alison J McConnell
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 21:248-53. 2007
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Periprosthetic distal femur fractures: current concepts
    Aaron Nauth
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedics, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 25:S82-5. 2011
    ..This article reviews the treatment options for these challenging fractures with a particular focus on the management of displaced fractures with a stable prosthesis...
  37. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of periprosthetic femoral fracture fixation
    Rad Zdero
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Shuter Wing Room 5 066, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON L5G 456, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1068-77. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate biomechanically four different constructs for the fixation of periprosthetic femoral shaft fractures following total hip arthroplasty...
  38. doi request reprint Biomechanical measurements of torsion-tension coupling in human cadaveric femurs
    Rad Zdero
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Biomech Eng 133:014501. 2011
    ..85) or R(2) values (p=0.54). A strongly coupled linear relationship between torsion and tension for human femurs was exhibited. This suggests an interplay between these two factors during activities of daily living and injury processes...
  39. doi request reprint Intramedullary versus extramedullary fixation for subtrochanteric femur fractures
    Paul R T Kuzyk
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 23:465-70. 2009
    ..Both intramedullary and extramedullary internal fixation has been advocated for the treatment of subtrochanteric femur fractures. Is there clinical evidence to recommend one method of internal fixation over the other?..
  40. doi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of plate osteosynthesis systems for proximal humerus fractures
    James P Lever
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, and Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 22:23-9. 2008
    ..To biomechanically assess five proximal, humeral, fracture-plate-fixation systems...
  41. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical measurements of axial crush injury to the distal condyles of human and synthetic femurs
    Meghan Crookshank
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 226:320-9. 2012
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first study to have done such an assessment on human and synthetic femurs...
  42. pmc Effect of prior Salter or Chiari osteotomy on THA with developmental hip dysplasia
    Kenji Tokunaga
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Shuter Wing, Room 5 066, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:237-43. 2011
    ..Controversy exists regarding the outcome of THA after prior pelvic osteotomy...
  43. doi request reprint Posttraumatic lung injury after pulmonary contusion and fat embolism: factors determining abnormal gas exchange
    Daniel B Whelan
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma 69:512-8. 2010
    ..The objective was to investigate changes in pulmonary blood flow after lung contusion and fat embolism...
  44. doi request reprint A biomechanical investigation of implant alignment and femoral neck notching with the Birmingham Mid-Head Resection
    Michael Olsen
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 25:112-7. 2010
    ..Relative valgus alignment had a protective effect on a full-cortical-thickness superior neck notch. Mid-head resection arthroplasty may be more forgiving to minor preparatory errors than a typical hip resurfacing...
  45. doi request reprint The biomechanics of locked plating for repairing proximal humerus fractures with or without medial cortical support
    Jon Lescheid
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Trauma 69:1235-42. 2010
    ..Locked plate complications have been addressed by anatomic reduction or medial cortical support. The relative mechanical contributions of varus malalignment and lack of medial cortical support are presently assessed...
  46. doi request reprint A preliminary study of platelet activation after embolization of marrow contents
    Michael Blankstein
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 26:e214-20. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that activation of platelet activity and the coagulation cascade may occur after embolization of marrow contents in an experimental animal model of intramedullary nailing...
  47. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical comparison of four different cementless press-fit stems used in revision surgery for total knee replacements
    Radovan Zdero
    Biomechanics Lab, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 226:848-57. 2012
    ..79), although this did not result in a statistical difference between stem groups (p = 0.297). These press-fit stems provide equivalent stability, except that the SSS has greater torsional strength...
  48. doi request reprint Infection associated with cortical allograft strut fixation of a periprosthetic femoral shaft fracture: a case report and review of the literature
    Andrew P Van Houwelingen
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Michael s Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma 64:1630-4. 2008
  49. doi request reprint Cortical screw purchase in synthetic and human femurs
    Rad Zdero
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Biomech Eng 131:094503. 2009
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Minimally invasive hip fracture surgery: are outcomes better?
    Paul R T Kuzyk
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 23:447-53. 2009
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Salvage of failed hip fracture fixation
    Mark Angelini
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 23:471-8. 2009
    ..Overall, salvage of nonunions of femoral neck and intertrochanteric hip fractures in properly selected patients can provide patients with good to excellent results...
  52. pmc Quality of life and educational benefit among orthopedic surgery residents: a prospective, multicentre comparison of the night float and the standard call systems
    Ali Zahrai
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Surg 54:25-32. 2011
    ....
  53. doi request reprint The effect of screw pullout rate on screw purchase in synthetic cancellous bone
    Rad Zdero
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, Shuter Wing Room 5 066, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Biomech Eng 131:024501. 2009
    ..This is the first study to perform an extensive investigation of cancellous bone screw pullout rate in synthetic cancellous bone...
  54. doi request reprint A preliminary biomechanical assessment of a polymer composite hip implant using an infrared thermography technique validated by strain gage measurements
    Habiba Bougherara
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, M5B 2K3, Canada
    J Biomech Eng 133:074503. 2011
    ..81 to 0.97). This is the first study to experimentally validate and demonstrate the use of lock-in IR thermography to obtain three-dimensional stress fields of an orthopaedic device manufactured from a composite material...
  55. doi request reprint Computer navigation vs extramedullary guide for sagittal alignment of tibial components: radiographic study and meta-analysis
    Paul R T Kuzyk
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 27:630-7. 2012
    ..Meta-analysis of 10 studies found no reduction in outliers with computer navigation. Computer navigation offers greatest precision but does not reduce the number of outliers...
  56. doi request reprint Assessment of accuracy and reliability in preoperative templating for hip resurfacing arthroplasty
    Michael Olsen
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 25:445-9. 2010
    ..This study emphasizes the need for intraoperative verification of preoperative templating results to ensure optimal implant selection in hip resurfacing...
  57. doi request reprint Growth factors: beyond bone morphogenetic proteins
    Aaron Nauth
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedics, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 24:543-6. 2010
    ..These growth factors have shown significant promise in preclinical and early clinical investigation...
  58. doi request reprint Growth factors and bone regeneration: how much bone can we expect?
    Aaron Nauth
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaeadics, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Injury 42:574-9. 2011
    ..Emerging pre-clinical and clinical evidence for growth factors other than the BMPs is also discussed...
  59. doi request reprint Combined single-stage osseous and soft tissue reconstruction of the tibia with the Ilizarov method and tissue transfer
    Michael D McKee
    Division of Orthopaedics, St Michael s Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 22:183-9. 2008
    ..To determine the outcome of single-stage soft tissue and osseous reconstruction using the Ilizarov method and soft-tissue transfer...
  60. doi request reprint Interobserver reliability of the young-burgess and tile classification systems for fractures of the pelvic ring
    Henry Koo
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and daggerMartin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 22:379-84. 2008
    ..The reliability of several radiographic findings was also tested...
  61. ncbi request reprint Outcomes following plate fixation of fractures of both bones of the forearm in adults
    Kurt P Droll
    St Michael s Hospital, 55 Queen Street East, Suite 800, Toronto, ON M5C 1R6, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2619-24. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate patient-based functional outcomes and to objectively measure strength following plate fixation of fractures of both bones of the forearm...
  62. pmc Function plateaus by one year in patients with surgically treated displaced midshaft clavicle fractures
    Laura A Schemitsch
    Upper Extremity Reconstructive Service, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Suite 800, 55 Queen Street E, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1R6, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:3351-5. 2011
    ..Whether better function persists beyond 1 year is unclear...
  63. doi request reprint A prospective, randomized clinical trial comparing an antibiotic-impregnated bioabsorbable bone substitute with standard antibiotic-impregnated cement beads in the treatment of chronic osteomyelitis and infected nonunion
    Michael D McKee
    Division of Orthopaedics, St Michael s Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 24:483-90. 2010
    ....
  64. pmc Residents' quality of life during an orthopedic trauma rotation: a multicentre prospective observational study
    Ali Zahrai
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 51:190-6. 2008
    ..The impact of stressors on health-related quality of life has not been evaluated among orthopedic surgical residents. The current study aimed to determine predictors of unsatisfactory resident quality of life during trauma rotations...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. doi request reprint Cyclic loading of periprosthetic fracture fixation constructs
    Max Talbot
    Canadian Forces, 1 Canadian Field Hospital, Martin Orthopaedics Biomechanics Laboratory, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma 64:1308-12. 2008
    ..Femur fractures are a common complication of hip arthroplasty. When the stem is well fixed, fracture fixation is the preferred treatment option. Numerous fixation methods have been advocated, using plates or allograft struts...
  68. doi request reprint Treatment of periprosthetic fractures around hip resurfacings with cephalomedullary nails
    Christopher J Peskun
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 27:494.e1-3. 2012
    ..This novel approach offers several advantages over previously described techniques for these rare and difficult-to-treat fractures...
  69. pmc Avoiding short-term femoral neck fracture with imageless computer navigation for hip resurfacing
    Michael Olsen
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 800, 55 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5C1R6, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:1621-6. 2011
    ..In the absence of fracture, several radiographic findings have been speculated to increase the risk of femoral component failure...
  70. doi request reprint Arthroscopy-assisted fracture fixation
    Kivanc Atesok
    Musculoskeletal Research Lab, Division of Orthopaedics, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Shuter Wing 5 076, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:320-9. 2011
    ..the purpose of this article was to systematically analyze the results of published studies in the literature which evaluated the use of arthroscopically assisted techniques in intra-articular fracture fixation...
  71. doi request reprint The reliability of radiographic assessment of femoral neck-shaft and implant angulation in hip resurfacing arthroplasty
    Michael Olsen
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 24:333-40. 2009
    ..External rotation of 30 degrees and flexion of 40 degrees resulted in a clinically significant disparity in SSA measurements. Patient malposition during radiographic imaging can contribute to erroneous NSA and SSA results...
  72. doi request reprint Managing bone defects
    Aaron Nauth
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedics, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 25:462-6. 2011
    ..This article reviews the available evidence for the different treatment options available for the management of bone defects...
  73. doi request reprint The biomechanical consequence of insufficient femoral component lateralization and exposed cancellous bone in hip resurfacing arthroplasty
    Michael Olsen
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, 5 066 Shuter Wing, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B1W8, Canada
    J Biomech Eng 132:081011. 2010
    ..Relative valgus orientation of the implant may help to minimize the risk of neck fracture if reamed cancellous bone remains exposed following implant impaction...
  74. doi request reprint The physiologic and pathologic effects of the reamer irrigator aspirator on fat embolism outcome: an animal study
    Robert Y Wang
    Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Shoulder and Knee Surgery, Pinnacle Health Sciences Center, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 26:e132-7. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to assess whether the reamer irrigator aspirator (RIA) reamer can reduce fat embolic load compared with the standard AO reamer...
  75. doi request reprint Operative versus nonoperative care of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Robbin C McKee
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:675-84. 2012
    ..We reviewed randomized clinical trials of operative versus nonoperative treatment of these fractures, and pooled the functional outcome and complication rates to arrive at summary estimates of these outcomes...
  76. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted trauma surgery
    Kivanc Atesok
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 18:247-58. 2010
    ..Current evidence shows no advantage with CAOS in trauma cases compared with conventional methods. Prospective randomized trials and clinical outcomes are lacking...
  77. ncbi request reprint Hip resurfacing versus metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty - are metal ion levels different?
    Paul R T Kuzyk
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 69:S5-11. 2011
    ..Larger prospective randomized trials are required to better substantiate a difference in metal ion levels occurring between these implants...
  78. doi request reprint Linear and torsional mechanical characteristics of intact and reconstructed scapholunate ligaments
    Rad Zdero
    Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada M5B 1W8
    J Biomech Eng 131:041009. 2009
    ..Surgically, reconstruction with bovine tendon may warrant further investigation as a method to potentially retain function and strength after scapholunate injury...
  79. doi request reprint An evidence-based approach to the adoption of new technology
    Henry Ahn
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, 55 Queen Street East, Suite 800, Toronto, ON M5C 1R6, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:95-8. 2009
    ..In many circumstances, a prospective cohort series or large registry that documents outcomes and adverse events may be more effective and practical for the evaluation of a new surgical technology...
  80. doi request reprint Amplified inflammatory response to sequential hemorrhage, resuscitation, and pulmonary fat embolism: an animal study
    Michael Blankstein
    St Michael s Hospital, 55 Queen Street East, Suite 800, Toronto, M5C 1R6 ON, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:149-61. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the role of pulmonary fat embolism caused by intramedullary pressurization of the femoral canal in the development of acute lung injury in the setting of acute hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation...
  81. doi request reprint Gene therapy for fracture healing
    Aaron Nauth
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 24:S17-24. 2010
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  82. doi request reprint A multicenter, prospective, randomized, controlled trial of open reduction--internal fixation versus total elbow arthroplasty for displaced intra-articular distal humeral fractures in elderly patients
    Michael D McKee
    Division of Orthopaedics, St Michael s Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:3-12. 2009
    ..Elderly patients have an increased baseline DASH score and appear to accommodate to objective limitations in function with time...
  83. doi request reprint Effect of cell-based VEGF gene therapy on healing of a segmental bone defect
    Ru Li
    St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Res 27:8-14. 2009
    ..05). These results indicate that the cell-based VEGF gene therapy has significant angiogenic and osteogenic effects to enhance healing of a segmental defect in the long bone of rabbits...
  84. doi request reprint The use of hospital registries in orthopaedic surgery
    Henry Ahn
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, 55 Queen Street East, 800, Toronto, ON M5C 1R6, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:68-72. 2009
    ..Finally, we describe the problems inherent in any hospital-based registry and the ways in which the data collected in a registry can be appropriately analyzed...
  85. doi request reprint Biology versus mechanics in the treatment of distal radial fractures
    Oliver Keast-Butler
    From the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 22:S91-5. 2008
    ..Recent results using volar locked plate fixation are promising, but comparative studies with either conventional plating or external fixation are lacking...