Wade R Smith

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Affiliation: Denver Health Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Locking plates: tips and tricks
    Wade R Smith
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, CO 80204, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2298-307. 2007
  2. pmc Lower extremity compartment syndrome in the acute care surgery paradigm: safety lessons learned
    Jeffry L Kashuk
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center 777 Bannock St MC0206 Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 3:11. 2009
  3. pmc Blunt injury to the inferior gluteal artery: case report of a rare "near miss" event
    Qi Zhang
    Department of Orthopaedics, 3rd Hospital, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, Hebei 050051, PR China
    Patient Saf Surg 2:27. 2008
  4. pmc Repetitive posterior iliac crest autograft harvest resulting in an unstable pelvic fracture and infected non-union: case report and review of the literature
    Matthew J Oakley
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 1:6. 2007
  5. pmc Reduced neuronal cell death after experimental brain injury in mice lacking a functional alternative pathway of complement activation
    Iris Leinhase
    Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Charite University Medical School, Campus Benjamin Franklin, 12200 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 7:55. 2006
  6. doi Direct retroperitoneal pelvic packing versus pelvic angiography: A comparison of two management protocols for haemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures
    Patrick M Osborn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Injury 40:54-60. 2009
  7. pmc Outcomes and complication rates of different bone grafting modalities in long bone fracture nonunions: a retrospective cohort study in 182 patients
    Michael A Flierl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Orthop Surg Res 8:33. 2013
  8. doi Postoperative surgical site infection following acetabular fracture fixation
    Takashi Suzuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Injury 41:396-9. 2010
  9. doi Safety and efficacy of conversion from external fixation to plate fixation in humeral shaft fractures
    Takashi Suzuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Centre, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:414-9. 2010
  10. doi A retrospective analysis of comminuted intra-articular fractures of the tibial plafond: Open reduction and internal fixation versus external Ilizarov fixation
    Stacy Bacon
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Centre, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Injury 39:196-202. 2008

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Publications74

  1. ncbi Locking plates: tips and tricks
    Wade R Smith
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, CO 80204, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2298-307. 2007
  2. pmc Lower extremity compartment syndrome in the acute care surgery paradigm: safety lessons learned
    Jeffry L Kashuk
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center 777 Bannock St MC0206 Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 3:11. 2009
    ..Periodic system review of our trauma and orthopedic data for complications of LECS led us to hypothesize that delayed diagnosis and limb loss were potentially preventable events in our trauma center...
  3. pmc Blunt injury to the inferior gluteal artery: case report of a rare "near miss" event
    Qi Zhang
    Department of Orthopaedics, 3rd Hospital, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, Hebei 050051, PR China
    Patient Saf Surg 2:27. 2008
    ..Appreciation of this rare injury pattern is necessary in order to facilitate rapid diagnosis and appropriate treatment...
  4. pmc Repetitive posterior iliac crest autograft harvest resulting in an unstable pelvic fracture and infected non-union: case report and review of the literature
    Matthew J Oakley
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 1:6. 2007
    ..The orthopaedic surgeon should be aware of this detrimental complication associated with extensive or repeated posterior iliac crest graft harvest...
  5. pmc Reduced neuronal cell death after experimental brain injury in mice lacking a functional alternative pathway of complement activation
    Iris Leinhase
    Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Charite University Medical School, Campus Benjamin Franklin, 12200 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 7:55. 2006
    ....
  6. doi Direct retroperitoneal pelvic packing versus pelvic angiography: A comparison of two management protocols for haemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures
    Patrick M Osborn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Injury 40:54-60. 2009
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of haemodynamically unstable cases of pelvic ring injury treated with a protocol focused on either direct retroperitoneal pelvic packing or early pelvic angiography and embolisation...
  7. pmc Outcomes and complication rates of different bone grafting modalities in long bone fracture nonunions: a retrospective cohort study in 182 patients
    Michael A Flierl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Orthop Surg Res 8:33. 2013
    ..The present study was designed to test the hypothesis that autologous bone grafting is equivalent to other bone grafting modalities in the management of fracture nonunions of the long bones...
  8. doi Postoperative surgical site infection following acetabular fracture fixation
    Takashi Suzuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Injury 41:396-9. 2010
    ..To reduce the incidence of SSI following acetabular fracture surgery, special attention should be directed at the care of obese patients, patients requiring ICU care, and patients with associated Morel-Lavallée lesions...
  9. doi Safety and efficacy of conversion from external fixation to plate fixation in humeral shaft fractures
    Takashi Suzuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Centre, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:414-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome and complications of patients who sustained humeral shaft fractures and were treated with initial unilateral external fixation followed by plate fixation...
  10. doi A retrospective analysis of comminuted intra-articular fractures of the tibial plafond: Open reduction and internal fixation versus external Ilizarov fixation
    Stacy Bacon
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Centre, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Injury 39:196-202. 2008
    ..Future prospective randomised trials are required to determine with more scientific accuracy the optimal treatment strategy for these challenging injuries...
  11. ncbi Technical problems and complications in the removal of the less invasive stabilization system
    Takashi Suzuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Centre, University of Colorado at Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:369-73. 2010
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the frequency of intraoperative problems and complications involved with Less Invasive Stabilization System (LISS) plate removal...
  12. doi Femur shaft fracture fixation in head-injured patients: when is the right time?
    Michael A Flierl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:107-14. 2010
    ....
  13. doi Current trends in resuscitation strategy for the multiply injured patient
    Philip F Stahel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Injury 40:S27-35. 2009
    ..This review article provides a brief overview of the existing resuscitation protocols for multiply injured patients, including ATLS and "damage control", and will address developing controversies in the field...
  14. doi Outcome and complications of posterior transiliac plating for vertically unstable sacral fractures
    Takashi Suzuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Centre, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Injury 40:405-9. 2009
    ..We caution its use in the presence of a known Morel-Lavallee lesion, as this may increase the wound complication and infection risk...
  15. doi Influence of preoperative 7.5% hypertonic saline on neutrophil activation after reamed intramedullary nailing of femur shaft fractures: a prospective randomized pilot study
    Juan F Agudelo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 26:86-91. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that preoperative administration of 7.5% HTS attenuates PMNL priming after IMN of unilateral femur shaft fractures compared with 0.9% normal saline...
  16. doi Combined injuries of the pelvis and acetabulum: nature of a devastating dyad
    Takashi Suzuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:303-8. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that this combination of injuries affects not only the postinjury hemodynamics of the patient, but the outcome of subsequent acetabular fracture treatment...
  17. doi Preperitoneal pelvic packing/external fixation with secondary angioembolization: optimal care for life-threatening hemorrhage from unstable pelvic fractures
    Clay Cothren Burlew
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:628-35; discussion 635-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that PPP/EF arrests hemorrhage rapidly, facilitates emergent operative procedures, and ensures efficient use of angioembolization (AE)...
  18. pmc Absence of the complement regulatory molecule CD59a leads to exacerbated neuropathology after traumatic brain injury in mice
    Philip F Stahel
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 6:2. 2009
    ..CD59 is the major regulator of MAC formation and represents an essential protector from homologous cell injury after complement activation in the injured brain...
  19. doi Pelvic packing or angiography: competitive or complementary?
    Takashi Suzuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Injury 40:343-53. 2009
    ..This review article focuses on the recent body of knowledge on angiography and pelvic packing. We propose the optimal role for each modality in trauma centres...
  20. ncbi Preperitonal pelvic packing for hemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures: a paradigm shift
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Dencer, CO 80204, USA
    J Trauma 62:834-9; discussion 839-42. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that a modified technique of direct preperitoneal pelvic packing (PPP) would reduce the need for angiography, decrease blood transfusion requirements, and lower mortality...
  21. doi Safety and efficacy of damage control external fixation versus early definitive stabilization for femoral shaft fractures in the multiple-injured patient
    Mark S Tuttle
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Trauma 67:602-5. 2009
    ..We propose DCO as a safe initial treatment for the multiple-injured patient with femur shaft fractures...
  22. doi Stress radiograph to detect true extent of symphyseal disruption in presumed anteroposterior compression type I pelvic injuries
    Takashi Suzuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Trauma 69:880-5. 2010
    ..We instituted a protocol in which a stress examination was performed for patients presenting with an APC-I injury diagnosed with static radiographs to reveal the true extent of the injury...
  23. doi Management of a trochanteric fracture complicated by a bent solid intramedullary femoral nail in situ: description of technique
    Philip F Stahel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:e25-30. 2010
    ....
  24. doi Treatment of distal femur and proximal tibia fractures with external fixation followed by planned conversion to internal fixation
    Anand A Parekh
    Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Trauma 64:736-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate healing rates and complications in patients treated with temporary external fixation (EF) and subsequent open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) for high-energy distal femur or proximal tibia fractures...
  25. ncbi Efficacy of composite allograft and demineralized bone matrix graft in treating tibial plateau fractures with bone loss
    Justin T Newman
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 777 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Orthopedics 31:649. 2008
    ..One patient developed osteomyelitis. Subsidence ranging from 2.5 to 5.7 mm occurred in 4 patients (11%). This treatment method provides sufficient structural integrity with a high union rate and a low complication rate...
  26. ncbi Utility of once-daily dose of low-molecular-weight heparin to prevent venous thromboembolism in multisystem trauma patients
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of General Surgery, Trauma Service, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 777 Bannock Street, MC 0206, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    World J Surg 31:98-104. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that a protocol utilizing once-daily LMWH prophylaxis in high-risk trauma patients, regardless of the need for invasive procedures, is feasible, safe, and effective...
  27. ncbi Treatment of complex proximal femoral fractures with the proximal femur locking compression plate
    Erik A Hasenboehler
    Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 777 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Orthopedics 30:618-23. 2007
    ..The PF-LCP represents a feasible alternative for the treatment of unstable inter- and subtrochanteric fractures...
  28. ncbi A new minimally invasive technique for large volume bone graft harvest for treatment of fracture nonunions
    Justin T Newman
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Orthopedics 31:257-61. 2008
  29. ncbi Traction table-related complications in orthopaedic surgery
    Michael A Flierl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, CO, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 18:668-75. 2010
    ....
  30. pmc Prevalence of sacral dysmorphia in a prospective trauma population: Implications for a "safe" surgical corridor for sacro-iliac screw placement
    Erik A Hasenboehler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 5:8. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  31. ncbi Locking plates: tips and tricks
    Wade R Smith
    Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Instr Course Lect 57:25-36. 2008
    ..Nonclinical factors likely include a push by industry for new technology and new markets as well as the general interest of the public in "minimally invasive" surgery...
  32. doi Ethnic differences in posttraumatic stress disorder after musculoskeletal trauma
    Allison E Williams
    Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Trauma 65:1054-65. 2008
    ..Limited information exists concerning ethnic differences in psychological sequelae after musculoskeletal injury. This study examined ethnic variations in prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after musculoskeletal trauma...
  33. pmc Inhibition of complement C5a prevents breakdown of the blood-brain barrier and pituitary dysfunction in experimental sepsis
    Michael A Flierl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Crit Care 13:R12. 2009
    ..However, its pathophysiology remains unclear. The present study investigated the effect of complement C5a blockade in preventing BBB damage and pituitary dysfunction during experimental sepsis...
  34. ncbi A new minimally invasive technique for large volume bone graft harvest for treatment of fracture nonunions
    Justin T Newman
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Orthopedics 31:257. 2008
    ..We conclude that Reamer-Irrigator-Aspirator bone grafting represents a safe procedure and a viable alternative to iliac crest bone graft harvesting for the treatment of fracture nonunions...
  35. doi Serum titanium levels in individuals undergoing intramedullary femoral nailing with a titanium implant
    Sean McGarry
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Trauma 64:430-3. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the systemic level of serum titanium in patients who had undergone femoral nailing...
  36. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: Burn-induced cerebral inflammation--a neglected entity?
    Michael A Flierl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Crit Care 13:215. 2009
    ..In this paper, we illustrate the molecular events leading to blood-brain barrier breakdown, with a focus on the subsequent neuroinflammatory changes leading to cerebral edema in patients with severe burns...
  37. doi Retrograde femoral nailing: an understanding of the intercondylar insertion site
    Steven J Morgan
    Department of Orthopaedics, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA
    J Trauma 64:151-4. 2008
    ..This starting point assumes that implants will adapt to the femoral radius of curvature. Implant-femur radius mismatch may result in postoperative fracture angulations, translation, or increase in hoop stress...
  38. ncbi The deltoid muscle: an anatomic description of the deltoid insertion to the proximal humerus
    Steven J Morgan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:19-21. 2006
    ..This study was designed to describe the anatomic insertion point of the deltoid to the proximal humerus...
  39. pmc Pharmacology of traumatic brain injury: where is the "golden bullet"?
    Kathryn Beauchamp
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Mol Med 14:731-40. 2008
    ..We review the published prospective clinical trials on pharmacological treatment modalities for TBI patients and outline future promising therapeutic avenues in the field...
  40. pmc Advocating "spine damage control" as a safe and effective treatment modality for unstable thoracolumbar fractures in polytrauma patients: a hypothesis
    Philip F Stahel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 3:6. 2009
    ..IMPLICATIONS OF HYPOTHESIS: A "spine damage control" protocol may save lives and improve outcomes in severely injured patients with associated spine injuries...
  41. pmc Bias towards publishing positive results in orthopedic and general surgery: a patient safety issue?
    Erik A Hasenboehler
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 1:4. 2007
    ..This "publication bias" may alter the balance of the available evidence-based literature and may affect patient safety in surgery by depriving important information from unpublished negative studies...
  42. doi Intramedullary nailing of the femur: current concepts concerning reaming
    Matthew I Rudloff
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 23:S12-7. 2009
    ....
  43. pmc Femoral artery thrombosis after internal fixation of a transverse acetabular fracture in a patient with osteogenesis imperfecta type I
    Navid M Ziran
    Department of Orthopaedics, Rocky Mountain Regional Trauma Center, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 2:1. 2008
    ..We discuss the possible causes of iatrogenic vascular injuries in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta. Orthopaedic surgeons should be aware of this potentially devastating complication in this particular patient cohort...
  44. ncbi Role of biological modifiers regulating the immune response after trauma
    Philip F Stahel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Injury 38:1409-22. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression negatively impact general health status after hand injury
    Allison E Williams
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:515-22. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among hand-injured patients and assess the impact of these disorders on general health status...
  46. ncbi Management of hemorrhage in life-threatening pelvic fracture
    David J Hak
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health University of Colorado, 777 Bannock Street, MC 0188, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 17:447-57. 2009
    ..The use of standardized treatment algorithms may improve decision making and patient survival rates. Active involvement of an experienced orthopaedic surgeon in the evaluation and care of these critically injured patients is essential...
  47. ncbi Anteroinferior 2.7-mm versus 3.5-mm plating for AO/OTA type B clavicle fractures: a comparative cohort clinical outcomes study
    Balazs Galdi
    Division of Orthopedic Trauma, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 27:121-5. 2013
    ..7- and 3.5-mm anteroinferior plating for Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen (AO)/Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) type B clavicle fractures...
  48. doi Mouse closed head injury model induced by a weight-drop device
    Michael A Flierl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Nat Protoc 4:1328-37. 2009
    ..In experienced hands, this CHI model can be carried out in as little as 30 s per animal, with additional time required for subsequent posttraumatic analysis and data collection...
  49. ncbi Expandable intramedullary nailing for tibial and femoral fractures: a preliminary analysis of perioperative complications
    Wade R Smith
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, CO 80204, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:310-4; discussion 315-6. 2006
    ..To report the results of using the expandable nailing system in the treatment of femoral and tibial shaft fractures...
  50. ncbi Preperitoneal pelvic packing in the child with an unstable pelvis: a novel approach
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:e17-9. 2006
    ..Combined external pelvic fixation and preperitoneal pelvic packing may represent a revolutionary management strategy for mechanically unstable pelvis fractures in critically injured patients...
  51. ncbi Bilateral exercise induced exertional compartment syndrome resulting in acute compartment loss: a case report
    Mitchel S Robinson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Orthopaedic Department, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Trauma 65:225-7. 2008
  52. ncbi Retroperitoneal packing as a resuscitation technique for hemodynamically unstable patients with pelvic fractures: report of two representative cases and a description of technique
    Wade R Smith
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Trauma 59:1510-4. 2005
  53. ncbi Venous thromboembolism in orthopedic trauma patients
    Juan F Agudelo
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Colorado, USA
    Orthopedics 28:1164-71; quiz 1172-3. 2005
  54. pmc Management of an open acetabular fracture in a skeletally immature patient
    Sarah Y Clutter
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Open Orthop J 1:9-12. 2007
    ..Secondary to the low incidence, there is an apparent lack of reports on appropriate management strategies for open pediatric acetabular fractures in the literature...
  55. ncbi Continuous infusion of local anesthetic at iliac crest bone-graft sites for postoperative pain relief. A randomized, double-blind study
    Steven J Morgan
    Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2606-12. 2006
    ..5% bupivacaine into the iliac crest harvest site provides pain relief that is superior to the relief provided by systemic narcotic pain medication alone in patients undergoing reconstructive orthopaedic trauma procedures...
  56. pmc Treatment of traumatic forearm bone loss with Ilizarov ring fixation and bone transport
    Wade R Smith
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Int Orthop 31:165-70. 2007
    ..Treatment resulted in ablation of infection, healing of atrophic non-unions with minimal complications and early extremity use...
  57. pmc Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors: "key" regulators of neuroinflammation after traumatic brain injury
    Philip F Stahel
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, School of Medicine, University of Colorado, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    PPAR Res 2008:538141. 2008
    ..g., dexanabinol) with PPARalpha agonists (e.g., fenofibrate)...
  58. ncbi Use of a sliding trochanteric osteotomy for supra-cotyloid exposure of posterior-superior acetabular fracture patterns
    Juan F Agudelo
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Orthopedics 28:908-12. 2005
  59. doi Wrong-site and wrong-patient procedures in the universal protocol era: analysis of a prospective database of physician self-reported occurrences
    Philip F Stahel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 80204, USA
    Arch Surg 145:978-84. 2010
    ..To determine the frequency, root cause, and outcome of wrong-site and wrong-patient procedures in the era of the Universal Protocol...
  60. ncbi Damage control in orthopedic surgery: fad or fact?
    Wade R Smith
    Orthopedics 27:1136, 1154. 2004
  61. ncbi Pediatric pelvic fractures
    Wade R Smith
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Coloraddo Health Sciences Center, 80204, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:130-5. 2004
  62. ncbi Pelvic fracture pattern does not always predict the need for urgent embolization
    Eric L Sarin
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Trauma 58:973-7. 2005
    ..Previous clinical reviews have associated fracture geometry with arterial hemorrhage, specifically implicating those injuries with evidence of major ligamentous disruption (MLD)...
  63. ncbi Clinical effectiveness of the physical examination in diagnosis of posterior pelvic ring injuries
    Joseph P McCormick
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 17:257-61. 2003
    ....
  64. ncbi A true triceps-splitting approach for treatment of distal humerus fractures: a preliminary report
    Bruce H Ziran
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Elizabeth s Health System, Youngstown, Ohio 44501, USA
    J Trauma 58:70-5. 2005
    ..The article reports the authors' clinical experience using a triceps-splitting approach for a consecutive series of patients with distal humerus fractures...
  65. ncbi Technical tips in fracture care: fractures of the hip
    Jeffrey O Anglen
    Department of Orthopaedics, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Instr Course Lect 57:17-24. 2008
    ..Key technical points for successful outcomes include proper patient positioning, using a correct starting point for the nail, achieving acceptable reduction before fixation, and the use of various reduction techniques and aids...
  66. ncbi External fixation: how to make it work
    Bruce H Ziran
    NEOUCOM, St Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
    Instr Course Lect 57:37-49. 2008
    ..Several variations of external fixation have been developed, and its use is now widespread. However, in the United States, all but a minority of surgeons still have substantial apprehension about the use of external fixation...
  67. ncbi Posteromedial fracture fragments of the tibial plateau: an unsolved problem?
    Philip F Stahel
    J Orthop Trauma 22:504; author reply 504-5. 2008
  68. ncbi Clinical evaluation of a true percutaneous technique for antegrade femoral nailing
    Bruce H Ziran
    Department of Orthopedic Trauma, Elizabeth s Health System, Youngstown, OH 44501, USA
    Orthopedics 28:1182-6. 2005
    ..The percutaneous technique appears to be a safe and effective alternative to the standard technique. Hip pain at one year appears decreased compared to reports using a traditional approach...
  69. doi Use of calcium-based demineralized bone matrix/allograft for nonunions and posttraumatic reconstruction of the appendicular skeleton: preliminary results and complications
    Bruce H Ziran
    St Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 63:1324-8. 2007
    ..Although most have laboratory or animal data, few have evaluations of clinical performance. We performed an evaluation of a new calcium sulfate-demineralized bone matrix/Allomatrix in the treatment of nonunions...
  70. ncbi Hypoxia and hypotension, the "lethal duo" in traumatic brain injury: implications for prehospital care
    Philip F Stahel
    Intensive Care Med 34:402-4. 2008
  71. ncbi External fixation: how to make it work
    Bruce H Ziran
    Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, St Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, OH 44501, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1620-32. 2007
  72. ncbi Optimizing the management of Moore type I postero-medial split fracture dislocations of the tibial head: description of the Lobenhoffer approach
    Johannes K M Fakler
    Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Charite University Medical School, Campus Benjamin Franklin, 12200 Berlin, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 21:330-6. 2007
    ..It involves a less extensive soft tissue dissection than that required by other posterior approaches. We provide the first English-language description of the technique, with 2 cases presented as illustrations of the approach...
  73. ncbi Bilateral peroneal nerve palsy following emergent stabilization of a pelvic ring injury
    John R Shank
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 17:67-70. 2003
    ..The authors report a case of bilateral peroneal nerve palsy related to the use of external compressive wraps in a patient with pelvic ring injury...
  74. ncbi Syndesmosis fixation: a comparison of three and four cortices of screw fixation without hardware removal
    Joel A Moore
    The Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Center of the Cascades, 2200 NE Neff Road, Suite 200, Bend, Oregon 97701, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 27:567-72. 2006
    ..5-mm fully threaded cortical screws through either three or four cortices would have similar strength and rate of mechanical failure and that retention of screws after fracture healing would not result in adverse clinical symptoms...