Saam Morshed

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sutures versus staples for wound closure in orthopaedic surgery: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Jesse A Slade Shantz
    Orthopedic Trauma Institute, University of California, 2550 23rd Street, Building 9, 2nd Floor, 94110, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 7:6. 2013
  2. pmc Sutures versus staples for wound closure in orthopaedic surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Jesse A Shantz
    Pan Am Clinic, 75 Poseidon Bay, Winnipeg, MB, R3M 3E4, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:89. 2012
  3. pmc Delayed internal fixation of femoral shaft fracture reduces mortality among patients with multisystem trauma
    Saam Morshed
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Room 3A 36, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:3-13. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Femoral nailing during serum bicarbonate-defined hypo-perfusion predicts pulmonary organ dysfunction in multi-system trauma patients
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, UCSF SFGH Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, 2550 23rd Str, Bldg 9, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94110, United States
    Injury 42:643-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Analysis of observational studies: a guide to understanding statistical methods
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, Orthopaedic Trauma Institute at San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:50-60. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cemented and uncemented fixation in total hip replacement: a meta-analysis
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Acta Orthop 78:315-26. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Retention of flexible intramedullary nails following treatment of pediatric femur fractures
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 500 Parnassus Avenue, MU 320W, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:509-14. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Extended trochanteric osteotomy for 2-stage revision of infected total hip arthroplasty
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Arthroplasty 20:294-301. 2005
  9. pmc Variability in the assessment of fracture-healing in orthopaedic trauma studies
    Luis A Corrales
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine, 500 Parnassus Avenue, MU 320W, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1862-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of periacetabular osteotomy
    Emile Sharifi
    School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1447-56. 2008

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  1. pmc Sutures versus staples for wound closure in orthopaedic surgery: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Jesse A Slade Shantz
    Orthopedic Trauma Institute, University of California, 2550 23rd Street, Building 9, 2nd Floor, 94110, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 7:6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare sutures and staples in terms of: incidence of wound complications to determine the sample size for a definitive trial comparing wound closure methods...
  2. pmc Sutures versus staples for wound closure in orthopaedic surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Jesse A Shantz
    Pan Am Clinic, 75 Poseidon Bay, Winnipeg, MB, R3M 3E4, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:89. 2012
    ..The studies included in the meta-analysis are at risk of bias due to experimental design limitations. A large randomized controlled trial is proposed to direct orthopaedic surgeons in their choice of wound closure material...
  3. pmc Delayed internal fixation of femoral shaft fracture reduces mortality among patients with multisystem trauma
    Saam Morshed
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Room 3A 36, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:3-13. 2009
    ..The appropriate timing of fracture repair is controversial. The purpose of the present study was to assess the effect of timing of internal fixation on mortality in patients with multisystem trauma...
  4. doi request reprint Femoral nailing during serum bicarbonate-defined hypo-perfusion predicts pulmonary organ dysfunction in multi-system trauma patients
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, UCSF SFGH Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, 2550 23rd Str, Bldg 9, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94110, United States
    Injury 42:643-9. 2011
    ..To assess the value of venous serum bicarbonate as an endpoint of resuscitation and guide to timing of femoral nailing in multi-system trauma patients...
  5. doi request reprint Analysis of observational studies: a guide to understanding statistical methods
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, Orthopaedic Trauma Institute at San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:50-60. 2009
    ..The goal of this review is to empower the reader to take a practical approach to and validly interpret the statistical analysis of these study types...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cemented and uncemented fixation in total hip replacement: a meta-analysis
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Acta Orthop 78:315-26. 2007
    ..The choice of optimal implant fixation in total hip replacement (THR)--fixation with or without cement--has been the subject of much debate...
  7. ncbi request reprint Retention of flexible intramedullary nails following treatment of pediatric femur fractures
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 500 Parnassus Avenue, MU 320W, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:509-14. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the natural history of children with diaphyseal fractures of the femur treated with flexible intramedullary nails and no scheduled nail removal...
  8. ncbi request reprint Extended trochanteric osteotomy for 2-stage revision of infected total hip arthroplasty
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Arthroplasty 20:294-301. 2005
    ..Extended trochanteric osteotomy with interval placement of an articulating antibiotic-impregnated cement spacer and delayed osteotomy fixation permits reliable healing of the osteotomy...
  9. pmc Variability in the assessment of fracture-healing in orthopaedic trauma studies
    Luis A Corrales
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine, 500 Parnassus Avenue, MU 320W, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1862-8. 2008
    ..We conducted a systematic review of recent clinical studies of long-bone fracture care that were published in three major orthopaedic journals to identify current definitions of fracture-healing...
  10. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of periacetabular osteotomy
    Emile Sharifi
    School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1447-56. 2008
    ..In this study, we compared the cost-effectiveness of periacetabular osteotomy with total hip arthroplasty in terms of cost per quality-adjusted life year for the young adult...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of obesity on stability following revision total hip arthroplasty
    Youjeong Kim
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 453:142-6. 2006
    ..Obese patients should be counseled about the increased risk of dislocation that can occur after revision THA...
  12. doi request reprint Qualitative and quantitative assessment of bone fragility and fracture healing using conventional radiography and advanced imaging technologies--focus on wrist fracture
    Reza Firoozabadi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:S83-90. 2008
    ..Clinically, the challenges for bone imaging include balancing the advantages of simple bone densitometry versus the more complex architectural features of bone, or the deeper research requirements versus the broader clinical needs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of cost-effectiveness analysis to evaluate new technologies in orthopaedics. The case of alternative bearing surfaces in total hip arthroplasty
    Kevin J Bozic
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus, MU 320W, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:706-14. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the use of alternative bearings in total hip arthroplasty...
  14. doi request reprint Common generic measures of health related quality of life in injured patients
    David Shearer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, United States
    Injury 42:241-7. 2011
    ..Selection of the appropriate measure ultimately depends largely on the population to be studied and whether utility-estimation is desired...
  15. doi request reprint Outcome assessment in clinical trials of fracture-healing
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Room 3A 36, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:62-7. 2008
    ..Investigators must improve upon and apply more rigorous outcome assessment in clinical trials, emphasize patient-important outcomes, and report factors that may bias estimated effects...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clostridium cadaveris septic arthritis after total hip arthroplasty in a metastatic breast cancer patient
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Oncology Service, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    J Arthroplasty 22:289-92. 2007
    ..We propose this mode of care as a successful alternative for some patients with prosthetic joint infection and prohibitive comorbid conditions...
  17. doi request reprint Are conventional inlet and outlet radiographs obsolete in the evaluation of pelvis fractures?
    Murat Pekmezci
    Orthopedic Trauma Institute, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1510-5. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare the quality virtual x-rays and conventional x-rays that are used in evaluating pelvis fractures...
  18. doi request reprint Quantification of the upper and second sacral segment safe zones in normal and dysmorphic sacra
    Michael J Gardner
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:622-9. 2010
    ..To quantify the obliquity and dimensions of the upper and second sacral segment iliosacral screw safe zones and to determine the differences between normal and dysmorphic sacral morphology...
  19. doi request reprint Advanced imaging of bone macrostructure and microstructure in bone fragility and fracture repair
    Banu B Kalpakcioglu
    Department of Radiology, University of California at San Francisco, 550 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:68-78. 2008
    ..This review presents perspectives on the advanced imaging modalities that are currently available and on recent developments that may improve the detection and understanding of bone fragility and fracture-healing...
  20. ncbi request reprint Septic arthritis of the hip and intrapelvic abscess following intra-articular injection of hylan G-F 20. A case report
    Saam Morshed
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Avenue MU 320 W, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:823-6. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Cemented or cementless stem fixation in THA: what is the current evidence?
    Young Min Kwon
    Adult Reconstructive Unit, Orthopedic Department, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114 2696, USA
    Orthopedics 29:793-4. 2006
  22. doi request reprint Clinical trial design in fracture-healing research: meeting the challenge
    Saam Morshed
    Hamilton Health Sciences General Hospital, 237 Barton Street East, 6 North Trauma, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:55-61. 2008
    ..The realization that surgical trials have unique methodological and interpretative challenges has fueled a renewed vision of the design and execution of large, definitive clinical trials with a meaningful impact on the lives of patients...