Timothy Bhattacharyya

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based approaches to minimizing malpractice risk in orthopedic surgery
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Orthopedics 28:378-81. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The medical-legal aspects of informed consent in orthopaedic surgery
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, 35 Fruit Street, Yawkey 3600, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2395-400. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The value of the dedicated orthopaedic trauma operating room
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Trauma 60:1336-40; discussion 1340-1. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The medical-legal aspects of compartment syndrome
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital WAC 525, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:864-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint "Doctor, was this surgery done wrong?" Ethical issues in providing second opinions
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women s Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey 3600, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:223-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Complications associated with the posterolateral approach for pilon fractures
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:104-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in the management of open fractures. A critical analysis
    Kanu Okike
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, and Harvard University, 64 Linnaean Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2739-48. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Inadvertent retention of angled drill guides after volar locking plate fixation of distal radial fractures. A report of three cases
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey 3600, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:401-3. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The posterior shearing tibial plateau fracture: treatment and results via a posterior approach
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 19:305-10. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Perioperative management of the obese orthopaedic patient
    Daniel Guss
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 14:425-32. 2006

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based approaches to minimizing malpractice risk in orthopedic surgery
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Orthopedics 28:378-81. 2005
    ..Surgeons should be aware of how to respond in the event a claim is filed. Improving physician-patient communication is the cornerstone of any strategy to reduce malpractice claims...
  2. ncbi request reprint The medical-legal aspects of informed consent in orthopaedic surgery
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, 35 Fruit Street, Yawkey 3600, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2395-400. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The value of the dedicated orthopaedic trauma operating room
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Trauma 60:1336-40; discussion 1340-1. 2006
    ..Orthopaedic trauma cases are often waitlisted and done late at night. We investigated the feasibility of having an unbooked orthopaedic trauma OR to reduce nighttime cases and improve OR flow...
  4. ncbi request reprint The medical-legal aspects of compartment syndrome
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital WAC 525, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:864-8. 2004
    ..Little information is available on the legal aspects of compartment syndrome...
  5. ncbi request reprint "Doctor, was this surgery done wrong?" Ethical issues in providing second opinions
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women s Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey 3600, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:223-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Complications associated with the posterolateral approach for pilon fractures
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:104-7. 2006
    ..To review the complication rates of open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of tibial pilon fractures using the posterolateral approach...
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in the management of open fractures. A critical analysis
    Kanu Okike
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, and Harvard University, 64 Linnaean Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2739-48. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Inadvertent retention of angled drill guides after volar locking plate fixation of distal radial fractures. A report of three cases
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey 3600, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:401-3. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The posterior shearing tibial plateau fracture: treatment and results via a posterior approach
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 19:305-10. 2005
    ..This study was designed to describe the fracture patterns and early results of treatment of posterior shearing tibial plateau fractures...
  10. ncbi request reprint Perioperative management of the obese orthopaedic patient
    Daniel Guss
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 14:425-32. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Mortality after periprosthetic fracture of the femur
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Yawkey 3600
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2658-62. 2007
    ..Management of periprosthetic femoral fractures is often complex, and few studies have documented its associated mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic dosing before primary hip and knee replacement as a pay-for-performance measure
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey 3600, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:287-91. 2007
    ..We analyzed the risk factors associated with failing to optimally administer preoperative antibiotics before primary hip and knee arthroplasty...
  13. doi request reprint Routine use of wound vacuum-assisted closure does not allow coverage delay for open tibia fractures
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1263-6. 2008
    ..The authors analyzed whether use of the vacuum-assisted closure sponge can allow delay of flap coverage for open tibia fractures without an increase in infection rate...
  14. doi request reprint Hospital characteristics associated with success in a pay-for-performance program in orthopaedic surgery
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey 3600, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1240-3. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Knee pain after tibial nailing: the role of nail prominence
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 449:303-7. 2006
    ..Level of Evidence: Prognostic Study, Level II-1 (retrospective study). See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  16. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of computed tomography for the diagnosis of tibial nonunion
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey 3600, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:692-7. 2006
    ..However, the sensitivity and specificity of computed tomography in this setting is not known. We investigated the accuracy of computed tomography for detecting nonunion in this clinical situation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and nonunion of humeral shaft fractures
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:364-7. 2005
    ..To analyze the relationship between nonunion of humeral shaft fractures and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) exposure in older adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint The validity of claims made in orthopaedic print advertisements
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Boston University Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1224-8. 2003
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the statements made in orthopaedic print advertisements and determine whether they are supported by scientific data...
  19. ncbi request reprint Rate of and risk factors for acute inpatient mortality after orthopaedic surgery
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlinton, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:562-72. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the rate of mortality and to evaluate the risk factors associated with mortality after orthopaedic surgery...