D Ring

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Apparently isolated partial articular fractures of the radial head: prevalence and reliability of radiographically diagnosed displacement
    Job Doornberg
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:603-8. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors for fracture mobility six weeks after initiation of brace treatment of mid-diaphyseal humeral fractures
    Valentin Neuhaus
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey Center, Suite 2100, Boston, MA 02114 E mail address for D Ring
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:403-7. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Interobserver reliability of classification and characterization of proximal humeral fractures: a comparison of two and three-dimensional CT
    Wendy E Bruinsma
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1600-4. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Symptoms and disability after major peripheral nerve injury
    David Ring
    MGH Hand Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hand Clin 29:421-5. 2013
  5. doi request reprint How surgeons make decisions when the evidence is inconclusive
    Michiel G J S Hageman
    J Hand Surg Am 38:1202-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Contribution of kinesophobia and catastrophic thinking to upper-extremity-specific disability
    Soumen Das De
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, MGH Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:76-81. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Monteggia fractures
    David Ring
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 44:59-66. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Reconstruction of the coronoid process using a fragment of discarded radial head
    David Ring
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Yawkey 2100, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 37:570-4. 2012
  9. pmc Infirmity and injury complexity are risk factors for surgical-site infection after operative fracture care
    Abdo Bachoura
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:2621-30. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Isolated radial shaft fractures are more common than Galeazzi fractures
    David Ring
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:17-21. 2006

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Publications107 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Apparently isolated partial articular fractures of the radial head: prevalence and reliability of radiographically diagnosed displacement
    Job Doornberg
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:603-8. 2007
    ..45). Because apparently isolated, stable partial fractures of the radial head are infrequently displaced and observers have moderate disagreement regarding the diagnosis of displacement, it is likely that displacement is overdiagnosed...
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors for fracture mobility six weeks after initiation of brace treatment of mid-diaphyseal humeral fractures
    Valentin Neuhaus
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey Center, Suite 2100, Boston, MA 02114 E mail address for D Ring
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:403-7. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Interobserver reliability of classification and characterization of proximal humeral fractures: a comparison of two and three-dimensional CT
    Wendy E Bruinsma
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1600-4. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Symptoms and disability after major peripheral nerve injury
    David Ring
    MGH Hand Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hand Clin 29:421-5. 2013
    ..Awareness of the factors that facilitate or hinder these aspects of recovery might improve the quality and effectiveness of our care. ..
  5. doi request reprint How surgeons make decisions when the evidence is inconclusive
    Michiel G J S Hageman
    J Hand Surg Am 38:1202-8. 2013
    ..To address the factors that surgeons use to decide between 2 options for treatment when the evidence is inconclusive...
  6. doi request reprint Contribution of kinesophobia and catastrophic thinking to upper-extremity-specific disability
    Soumen Das De
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, MGH Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:76-81. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Monteggia fractures
    David Ring
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 44:59-66. 2013
    ..In addition, there are substantial differences between Monteggia injuries in children and adults. With careful definition, specific subsets of patients may benefit from consideration as a separate type of Monteggia injury...
  8. doi request reprint Reconstruction of the coronoid process using a fragment of discarded radial head
    David Ring
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Partners Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Yawkey 2100, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 37:570-4. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc Infirmity and injury complexity are risk factors for surgical-site infection after operative fracture care
    Abdo Bachoura
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:2621-30. 2011
    ..However, the risk factors for SSI after operative fracture care are unclear...
  10. ncbi request reprint Isolated radial shaft fractures are more common than Galeazzi fractures
    David Ring
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:17-21. 2006
    ..This study retrospectively reviewed isolated fractures of the radial diaphysis in a large cohort of patients to determine how often such fractures occur without DRUJ injury..
  11. ncbi request reprint Self-reported upper extremity health status correlates with depression
    David Ring
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Center, Suite 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1983-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the correlation between the DASH score and psychological factors for specific diagnoses with relatively limited variation in objective pathology...
  12. ncbi request reprint Elbow capsulectomy for posttraumatic elbow stiffness
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1264-71. 2006
    ..To determine factors associated with diminished elbow function and upper-extremity-specific health status after elbow capsulectomy for posttraumatic stiffness...
  13. ncbi request reprint Extra-articular distal-third diaphyseal fractures of the humerus. A comparison of functional bracing and plate fixation
    Andrew Jawa
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Center, Suite 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2343-7. 2006
    ..There are strong advocates for both operative and nonoperative treatment of distal-third diaphyseal fractures of the humerus, but there are few comparative data. We performed a retrospective comparison of these two treatment methods...
  14. ncbi request reprint Operative treatment of osteochondral nonunion of the distal humerus
    David Ring
    Hand Surgery Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:56-9. 2006
    ..Attempts to improve the function of the native elbow rather than salvage the situation with interpositional or prosthetic arthroplasty are worthwhile...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comminuted diaphyseal fractures of the radius and ulna: does bone grafting affect nonunion rate?
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Trauma 59:438-41; discussion 442. 2005
    ..This study examines factors related to nonunion in adult patients with comminuted diaphyseal fractures of both the radius and the ulna to determine the relative influence of bone grafting...
  16. ncbi request reprint Combined dorsal and volar plate fixation of complex fractures of the distal part of the radius
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkee Center, Suite 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:195-212. 2005
    ..2 according to the Comprehensive Classification of Fractures) are a challenge for surgeons using standard operative techniques...
  17. ncbi request reprint Brachial plexus palsy after intramedullary fixation of a clavicular fracture. A report of three cases
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkee Center, Suite 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1834-7. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Nonunion of the distal radius
    David Ring
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkee Center, Suite 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hand Clin 21:443-7. 2005
    ..Operative treatment to gain union or arthrodese the wrist can improve function and comfort with relatively few complications...
  19. ncbi request reprint Both scanning plane and observer affect measurements of scaphoid deformity
    David Ring
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:696-701. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that the inherent imprecision with which computed tomography scanning planes are selected introduces another source of variability in measurements of scaphoid deformity, further diminishing their reliability...
  20. ncbi request reprint Compass hinge fixator for acute and chronic instability of the elbow
    David Ring
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, ACC 525, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 17:143-57. 2005
    ..To maintain concentric reduction of an unstable elbow and to allow active exercises after the treatment of complex elbow injuries or their sequelae...
  21. ncbi request reprint Fractures of the coronoid process of the ulna
    David Ring
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1679-89. 2006
    ..There is evidence that improved understanding of coronoid fractures and their management is improving the results of treatment...
  22. doi request reprint Radial head arthroplasty with a modular metal spacer to treat acute traumatic elbow instability. Surgical technique
    David Ring
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Center, Suite 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:63-73. 2008
    ..The newer modular prostheses are easier to size and implant, but their effectiveness has not been investigated, to our knowledge...
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of intra-articular simple compression and extra-articular distal radial fractures
    J Sebastiaan Souer
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:2093-9. 2011
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Interobserver reliability of radial head fracture classification: two-dimensional compared with three-dimensional CT
    Thierry G Guitton
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:2015-21. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing occupational therapy with independent exercises after volar plate fixation of a fracture of the distal part of the radius
    J Sebastiaan Souer
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1761-6. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Open reduction and internal fixation of an apparent capitellar fracture using an extended lateral exposure
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:739-44. 2009
    ..When the fracture fragments do not fit, there is usually posterior impaction of the lateral column and sometimes the posterior trochlea...
  27. doi request reprint Displaced, unstable fractures of the radial head: fixation vs. replacement--what is the evidence?
    David Ring
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Injury 39:1329-37. 2008
    ..When this is avoided the medium- and long-term results are satisfactory with no major problems identified...
  28. doi request reprint Imaging for suspected scaphoid fracture
    David Ring
    Massachusetts General Hospital Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 33:954-7. 2008
  29. doi request reprint Instability after total elbow arthroplasty
    David Ring
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Hand Clin 24:105-12. 2008
    ..Conversion of an unstable unlinked total elbow arthroplasty to a linked total elbow arthroplasty can be a complex and difficult procedure, but usually salvages a functional elbow...
  30. ncbi request reprint Apparent capitellar fractures
    David Ring
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hand Clin 23:471-9, vii. 2007
    ..Operative techniques, including extensile lateral exposure and olecranon osteotomy; fixation techniques; and elbow arthroplasty, are described. Complications, such as ulnar neuropathy and infection, are also covered...
  31. ncbi request reprint Opinion: pseudoscientific explanations of arm pain
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, ACC 525, 15 Parkman St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 16:105-10. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Current concepts in plate and screw fixation of osteoporotic proximal humerus fractures
    David Ring
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Injury 38:S59-68. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Nonunion after functional brace treatment of diaphyseal humerus fractures
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Trauma 62:1157-8. 2007
    ..To assess which fractures of the humeral diaphysis are prone to nonunion after functional bracing by analyzing patients that present for treatment of nonunion after brace treatment...
  34. ncbi request reprint Corrective osteotomy for intra-articular malunion of the distal part of the radius
    David Ring
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkee Center, Suite 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1503-9. 2005
    ..Enthusiasm for osteotomy has been limited by concerns regarding the difficulty of the technique and the potential for additional injury, osteonecrosis, and nonunion...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hinged elbow external fixation for severe elbow contracture
    David Ring
    Massachusetts General Hospital, ACC 525, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1293-6. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Posterior dislocation of the elbow with fractures of the radial head and coronoid
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:547-51. 2002
    ..However, there are few published reports on this injury...
  37. ncbi request reprint Unstable nonunions of the distal part of the humerus
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hand and Upper Extremity Service, ACC 525, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1040-6. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Combined dorsal and volar plate fixation of complex fractures of the distal part of the radius
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, ACC 525, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1646-52. 2004
    ..2 according to the Comprehensive Classification of Fractures) are a challenge for surgeons using standard operative techniques...
  39. ncbi request reprint Olecranon osteotomy for exposure of fractures and nonunions of the distal humerus
    David Ring
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 18:446-9. 2004
    ..Olecranon osteotomy can be used for exposure of the distal humerus with a low rate of complications when specific techniques are used...
  40. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic arm pain
    David Ring
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, ACC 525, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1387-91. 2004
    ..We investigated the relative effect of idiopathic arm pain and arm pain due to a discrete diagnosis on upper-extremity-specific health status...
  41. ncbi request reprint Open reduction and internal fixation of fractures of the radial head
    David Ring
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1811-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to analyze the functional results following open reduction and internal fixation of fractures of the radial head and to determine which fracture patterns are most amenable to this treatment...
  42. ncbi request reprint Operative release of ankylosis of the elbow due to heterotopic ossification. Surgical technique
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2-10. 2004
    ..Although uncommon, complete ankylosis of the elbow secondary to heterotopic ossification results in severe disability. The results of surgical management remain unclear...
  43. ncbi request reprint Articular fractures of the distal part of the humerus
    David Ring
    Hand Surgery Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:232-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to identify the patterns of distal humeral articular fractures and to analyze the results of open reduction and internal fixation of these injuries...
  44. ncbi request reprint Concomitant nonunion of the distal humerus and olecranon
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J South Orthop Assoc 12:27-31. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Fracture-dislocation of the elbow
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusets General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, ACC 525, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hand Clin 18:55-63. 2002
    ..When complications are anticipated and avoided or addressed expediently, it is possible to restore elbow function in spite of the complexity of these injuries...
  46. ncbi request reprint The use of a blade plate and autogenous cancellous bone graft in the treatment of ununited fractures of the proximal humerus
    D Ring
    Hand Surgery Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 10:501-7. 2001
    ..The results were classified as good or excellent in 20 of 25 patients, and few complications were encountered. Blade plate fixation facilitates successful treatment of ununited fractures of the proximal humerus...
  47. ncbi request reprint Instability after total elbow arthroplasty
    D Ring
    Hand Surgery Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 32:671-7, ix. 2001
    ..Ligament reconstruction has produced mixed results; however, attempts to reconstruct the ligaments are probably worthwhile because conversion of a freshly cemented resurfacing implant to a semiconstrained hinge is very challenging...
  48. ncbi request reprint Open reduction and internal fixation of fractures of the radial head
    David Ring
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Hand Clin 20:415-27, vi. 2004
    ..Combined with increased availability and use of metal radial head prosthesis for complex fractures of the radial head, the role of open reduction and inter-nal fixation is being redefined...
  49. ncbi request reprint Revision of unstable capitellocondylar (unlinked) total elbow replacement
    David Ring
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1075-9. 2005
    ..Instability is a recognized complication associated with unlinked total elbow implants. The best form of treatment of this problem is uncertain as very little has been written about it...
  50. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors associated with idiopathic arm pain
    David Ring
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, WACC 525, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:374-80. 2005
    ..Psychological and personality factors may be as important as, or more important than, pathological processes in the experience of pain, particularly in patients whose pain has a vague or uncertain source...
  51. ncbi request reprint Treatment of osteoporotic distal radius fractures
    David Ring
    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02114, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:S80-4. 2005
    ..Decision-making is based upon a balance of the goals of the individual patient with the risks of intervention...
  52. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic radial club hand
    David Ring
    Harvard Medical School, Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 13:161-5. 2004
    ..One patient failed to heal the fracture and was treated with wrist arthrodesis. Functional alignment and use of the hand was restored in all patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Implant arthroplasty of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb
    D Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Hand Clin 17:271-3, x. 2001
    ..If the interphalangeal joint is likely to require fusion--either simultaneous with metacarpophalangeal surgery or subsequently--then implant arthroplasty may be the best treatment option for the metacarpophalangeal joint...
  54. ncbi request reprint The functional outcome of operative treatment of ununited fractures of the humeral diaphysis in older patients
    D Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 81:177-90. 1999
    ..Healing of the fracture substantially improves function and the degree of independence..
  55. ncbi request reprint Ununited diaphyseal forearm fractures with segmental defects: plate fixation and autogenous cancellous bone-grafting
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, ACC 525, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2440-5. 2004
    ..We reviewed the rate of union and the functional results in association with the use of plate-and-screw fixation and autogenous cancellous (nonstructural) bone grafts...
  56. doi request reprint Clinical impact of United versus nonunited fractures of the proximal half of the ulnar styloid following volar plate fixation of the distal radius
    Geert A Buijze
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:223-7. 2010
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Elbow instability associated with bicolumnar fracture of the distal humerus: report of three cases
    Huangling T Lu
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1126-9. 2010
    ..This may be due to either unrecognized ligament injury or iatrogenic injury during surgical dissection...
  58. doi request reprint Radial head fractures: loss of cortical contact is associated with concomitant fracture or dislocation
    Craig A Rineer
    Harvard Medical School, Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:21-5. 2010
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Predictors of acute carpal tunnel syndrome associated with fracture of the distal radius
    George Dyer
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 33:1309-13. 2008
    ..A better understanding of the risk factors for acute carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) associated with fracture of the distal radius might influence recommendations for prophylactic carpal tunnel release...
  60. ncbi request reprint Pediatric floating elbow
    D Ring
    Department of Orthopaedics, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115
    J Pediatr Orthop 21:456-9. 2001
    ..Percutaneous Kirschner wire fixation of both the humeral and forearm fractures in pediatric floating elbow injuries allows noncircumferential immobilization, thereby reducing the risk of compartment syndrome...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter trial of a plate for dorsal fixation of distal radius fractures
    D Ring
    Department of Orthopaedics, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 22:777-84. 1997
    ..This trial serves both as a verification of the safety and efficacy of this distal radius plate as well as a demonstration of its utility in the treatment of complex fractures of the distal radius...
  62. doi request reprint Subtle Essex-Lopresti lesions: report of 2 cases
    Gijs T T Helmerhorst
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachussetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:436-8. 2009
    ..The true complexity and instability of the fractures were not immediately obvious. High-energy partial radial head fractures may merit closer observation and evaluation for associated forearm ligament injury...
  63. ncbi request reprint Condylar blade plate fixation of unstable fractures of the distal ulna associated with fracture of the distal radius
    David Ring
    Harvard Medical School, Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Ambulatory Care Center 525, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 29:103-9. 2004
    ..To review the results of condylar blade plate fixation of unstable fractures of the distal ulna associated with fracture of the distal radius...
  64. ncbi request reprint Open reduction and internal fixation compared with excision for unstable displaced fractures of the radial head
    Anneluuk L C Lindenhovius
    Harvard Medical School, Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:630-6. 2007
    ..To determine if excision of the radial head for treatment of an unstable, displaced fracture is associated with a higher rate of early complications or late arthrosis as compared with open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF)...
  65. doi request reprint Resection of heterotopic ossification of the elbow: a comparison of ankylosis and partial restriction
    Kim M Brouwer
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1115-9. 2010
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that the results of release of elbow stiffness related to heterotopic ossification (HO) are comparable whether there is partial or complete restriction (ankylosis) of flexion and extension...
  66. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of persistent dislocation or subluxation of the ulnohumeral joint after fracture-dislocation of the elbow
    David Ring
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 29:470-80. 2004
    ..To review the results of surgical reconstruction of posttraumatic elbow instability in the setting of either intact or repaired olecranon process using a protocol incorporating hinged elbow fixation...
  67. ncbi request reprint The Darrach procedure for post-traumatic reconstruction
    Pieter Bas De Witte
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Acta Orthop Belg 75:316-22. 2009
    ..In this study, the Darrach procedure improved forearm rotation and pain in patients with posttraumatic stiffness, instability, nonunion, or substantial radioulnar length discrepancy with a low complication and re-operation rate...
  68. doi request reprint Effect of an unrepaired fracture of the ulnar styloid base on outcome after plate-and-screw fixation of a distal radial fracture
    J Sebastiaan Souer
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Center, Suite 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:830-8. 2009
    ....
  69. doi request reprint Fractures of the medial column of the distal humerus in adults
    Kim M Brouwer
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:439-45. 2009
    ..We reviewed the experience of 2 trauma centers with isolated medial column fractures to evaluate our impression that these fractures often involve complex articular fragmentation...
  70. doi request reprint The long-term outcome of open reduction and internal fixation of stable displaced isolated partial articular fractures of the radial head
    Anneluuk L C Lindenhovius
    Harvard Medical School, Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Trauma 67:143-6. 2009
    ..This investigation reports the long-term outcome of operatively treated Mason 2 radial head fractures...
  71. ncbi request reprint Reference points for radial head prosthesis size
    Job N Doornberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biostatistics, Harvard Medical School, and Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:53-7. 2006
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint A comparison of proximal radioulnar synostosis excision after trauma and distal biceps reattachment
    Marjolijn Henket
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:626-30. 2007
    ..The results for excision of a synostosis after a distal biceps reattachment were better than those of excision of a synostosis after trauma...
  73. doi request reprint A prospective randomized comparison of neoprene vs thermoplast hand-based thumb spica splinting for trapeziometacarpal arthrosis
    S J E Becker
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 21:668-75. 2013
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  74. ncbi request reprint The anteromedial facet of the coronoid process of the ulna
    Job N Doornberg
    Harvard Medical School, Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:667-70. 2007
    ..It is not surprising that this relatively vulnerable protrusion from the anteromedial facet of the coronoid is frequently a separate fracture fragment in complex traumatic elbow instability...
  75. doi request reprint Nonsurgically treated terrible triad injuries of the elbow: report of four cases
    Thierry G Guitton
    Harvard Medical School, Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:464-7. 2010
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  76. ncbi request reprint Operative release of complete ankylosis of the elbow due to heterotopic bone in patients without severe injury of the central nervous system
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:849-57. 2003
    ..Although uncommon, complete ankylosis of the elbow secondary to heterotopic ossification results in severe disability. The results of surgical management remain unclear...
  77. doi request reprint Predictors of wrist function and health status after operative treatment of fractures of the distal radius
    John Sebastiaan Souer
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 33:157-163. 2008
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  78. doi request reprint Comparison of AO Type-B and Type-C volar shearing fractures of the distal part of the radius
    J Sebastiaan Souer
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2605-11. 2009
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  79. doi request reprint Ganglions of the hand and wrist: determinants of treatment choice
    F Peters
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 38:151-7. 2013
    ..Psychological factors were associated with pain intensity at enrolment, but not with treatment choice. Operative treatment did not result in less pain intensity or disability, or higher satisfaction compared with non-operative treatment...
  80. doi request reprint A patient-specific version of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand Questionnaire
    Ana Maria Vranceanu
    Behavioral Medicine Services, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:824-6. 2010
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  81. ncbi request reprint Fractures of the dorsal articular margin of the distal part of the radius with dorsal radiocarpal subluxation
    Santiago A Lozano-Calderon
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1486-93. 2006
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  82. pmc Determinants of pain in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome
    Fiesky Nunez
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Yawkey 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:3328-32. 2010
    ..Carpal tunnel syndrome causes numbness, weakness, and atrophy. Pain without numbness is not characteristic of this disease...
  83. ncbi request reprint Coronoid fracture height in terrible-triad injuries
    Job N Doornberg
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:794-7. 2006
    ..Attempts to classify these fragments according to height as suggested by Regan and Morrey have been inconsistent and contentious. The purpose of this study was to quantify coronoid fracture height in terrible-triad injuries...
  84. ncbi request reprint Osteotomy for malunited fractures of the distal radius: a comparison of structural and nonstructural autogenous bone grafts
    David Ring
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 27:216-22. 2002
    ..Follow-up radiographic and functional results were comparable between groups. Use of a nonstructural, cancellous only bone graft-appealing in its relative simplicity-seems safe and efficacious...
  85. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of redisplaced fractures of the distal radius in patients older than 60 years
    Jesse B Jupiter
    Hand Surgery Service and the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 27:714-23. 2002
    ..Complications included loss of alignment, tendon rupture, transient radial sensory neuritis, and nonfatal pulmonary embolism in 1 patient each. Six plates were removed because of soft-tissue irritation...
  86. doi request reprint Open elbow contracture release: postoperative management with and without continuous passive motion
    Anneluuk L C Lindenhovius
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:858-65. 2009
    ..This study tests the null hypothesis that there is no difference in the arc of flexion and extension between patients who used CPM and those who did not use CPM after open elbow contracture release...
  87. doi request reprint Loss of anterior translation of the distal humeral articular surface is associated with decreased elbow flexion
    Kim M Brouwer
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1256-60. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that there is a correlation between anterior translation of the distal humeral articular surface and flexion after open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of a fracture of the distal humerus...
  88. ncbi request reprint Retrograde (volar) scaphoid screw insertion-a quantitative computed tomographic analysis
    Seth Levitz
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:543-8. 2005
    ..In this investigation we attempted to quantify guidelines for optimal screw insertion into the scaphoid through a volar percutaneous approach using measurements from computed tomography images...
  89. doi request reprint Evaluation of the scratch collapse test for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome
    H S Makanji
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 39:181-6. 2014
    ..Further studies should seek to limit the influence of a patient's clinical presentation on scratch test performance and assess the scratch test's inter-rater reliability. ..
  90. ncbi request reprint Stacked plating for metadiaphyseal fractures of the distal radius: a technique report
    Chaitanya S Mudgal
    Department of Orthopaedics Hand Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:63-6. 2007
    ..We describe a technique of dual-stacked plating for these metadiaphyseal fractures and its use in two patients...
  91. ncbi request reprint Treatment of unreduced elbow dislocations with hinged external fixation
    Jesse B Jupiter
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1630-5. 2002
    ..The results of operative treatment of an unreduced elbow dislocation have been regarded with pessimism. Suggested procedures have included tendon-lengthening, tendon transfer, or reconstruction of ligament or bone...
  92. ncbi request reprint Radial head arthroplasty with a modular metal spacer to treat acute traumatic elbow instability
    Job N Doornberg
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Center, Suite 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1075-80. 2007
    ..The newer modular prostheses are easier to size and implant, but their effectiveness has not been investigated, to our knowledge...
  93. doi request reprint Correspondence between clinical presentation and electrophysiological testing for potential carpal tunnel syndrome
    H S Makanji
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 38:489-95. 2013
    ..Future studies should address whether outcomes are superior and resource utilization is optimized when surgery is offered based on symptoms and signs (e.g. the CTS-6) or when surgery is offered on the basis of measurable pathophysiology...
  94. doi request reprint Arthroscopic-assisted percutaneous reduction and screw fixation of displaced scaphoid fractures
    J F Slade
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA and the Yale University Medical Center, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:350-4. 2008
    ..Avoidance of an open exposure limits wrist ligament injury and may preserve blood supply. Further evaluation of this procedure is merited...
  95. doi request reprint Predictors of the accuracy of quotation of references in peer-reviewed orthopaedic literature in relation to publications on the scaphoid
    G A Buijze
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Yawkey Center, Suite 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:276-80. 2012
    ..Authors, reviewers and editorial staff play an important role in reducing this inaccuracy...
  96. doi request reprint Changes in treatment plan for carpal tunnel syndrome based on electrodiagnostic test results
    S J E Becker
    Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 39:187-93. 2014
    ..For surgeons that manage CTS on the basis of objective pathophysiology rather than symptoms, electrodiagnostic test results often lead to changes in recommended treatment. ..
  97. ncbi request reprint Continuous passive motion following metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty
    D Ring
    Department of Orthopedics, the Hand Surgery Service, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 23:505-11. 1998
    ..3 kgf v 3.7 kgf) were both lower in the continuous passive motion cohort. Incorporation of the continuous passive motion machine in the postoperative rehabilitation protocol does not offer sufficient advantages to justify the added costs...
  98. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome in patients with chronic back pain and low-grade spondylolisthesis
    A R Vaccaro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2030-4; discussion 2035. 1997
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  99. ncbi request reprint Health status after total wrist arthrodesis for posttraumatic arthritis
    Lauren Adey
    Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:932-6. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the effect of total wrist arthrodesis on both general and upper-extremity-specific health status in patients treated for posttraumatic wrist arthritis...
  100. ncbi request reprint Load-sharing at the wrist following radial head replacement with a metal implant. A cadaveric study
    David Ring
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2569; author reply 2569-70. 2004
  101. ncbi request reprint The volar extension of the lunate facet of the distal radius: a quantitative anatomic study
    Jonas Andermahr
    Clinic of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Cologne, Koln, Germany
    J Hand Surg Am 31:892-5. 2006
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