bone plates

Summary

Summary: Implantable fracture fixation devices attached to bone fragments with screws to bridge the fracture gap and shield the fracture site from stress as bone heals. (UMDNS, 1999)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Locked intramedullary fixation vs plating for displaced and shortened mid-shaft clavicle fractures: a randomized clinical trial
    Nicholas A Ferran
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Lincoln County Hospital, Lincoln, UK
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:783-9. 2010
  2. ncbi Indications and limitations of locked plating
    S L Ezekiel Tan
    Department of Traumatology, John Hunter Hospital, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Injury 40:683-91. 2009
  3. ncbi Comparison of plates versus intramedullary nails for fixation of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures
    Hsin Hua Liu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Trauma 69:E82-7. 2010
  4. ncbi Internal fixation versus nonoperative treatment of displaced 3-part proximal humeral fractures in elderly patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Per Olerud
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Science and Education, Section of Orthopaedics, Stockholm Soder Hospital, Sweden
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:747-55. 2011
  5. ncbi Wrist mobilization following volar plate fixation of fractures of the distal part of the radius
    Santiago A Lozano-Calderon
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Center, Suite 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1297-304. 2008
  6. ncbi Surgical treatment of unstable fractures of the distal clavicle: a comparative study of Kirschner wire and clavicular hook plate fixation
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Oulu University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Finland
    Acta Orthop Scand 73:50-3. 2002
  7. ncbi Open reduction and internal fixation of proximal humeral fractures with use of the locking proximal humerus plate. Results of a prospective, multicenter, observational study
    N Sudkamp
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1320-8. 2009
  8. ncbi Treatment of proximal humerus fractures with locking plates: a systematic review
    Christos Thanasas
    Clinical Trauma Fellow, Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, UK
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:837-44. 2009
  9. ncbi Results of proximal humeral locked plating with supplemental suture fixation of rotator cuff
    Brian Badman
    UAP Bone and Joint Union Hospital, Terre Haute, IN, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:616-24. 2011
  10. ncbi Surgical treatment of three and four-part proximal humeral fractures
    Brian D Solberg
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1689-97. 2009

Detail Information

Publications290 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Locked intramedullary fixation vs plating for displaced and shortened mid-shaft clavicle fractures: a randomized clinical trial
    Nicholas A Ferran
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Lincoln County Hospital, Lincoln, UK
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:783-9. 2010
    ..We present the results of a randomized clinical trial comparing locked intramedullary fixation and plate fixation for short, displaced, mid-shaft clavicle fractures...
  2. ncbi Indications and limitations of locked plating
    S L Ezekiel Tan
    Department of Traumatology, John Hunter Hospital, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Injury 40:683-91. 2009
    ..Five topics covered in this review are: a historical perspective on locked plating, general indications, specific modes and techniques, patterns of failure, and an anatomical overview of current indications for locked plating...
  3. ncbi Comparison of plates versus intramedullary nails for fixation of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures
    Hsin Hua Liu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Trauma 69:E82-7. 2010
    ..We compare the use of plate and screws versus intramedullary nails in the operative management of patients with displaced midclavicular fractures...
  4. ncbi Internal fixation versus nonoperative treatment of displaced 3-part proximal humeral fractures in elderly patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Per Olerud
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Science and Education, Section of Orthopaedics, Stockholm Soder Hospital, Sweden
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:747-55. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to report the 2-year outcome after a displaced 3-part fracture of the proximal humerus in elderly patients randomized to treatment with a locking plate or nonoperative treatment...
  5. ncbi Wrist mobilization following volar plate fixation of fractures of the distal part of the radius
    Santiago A Lozano-Calderon
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Center, Suite 2100, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1297-304. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi Surgical treatment of unstable fractures of the distal clavicle: a comparative study of Kirschner wire and clavicular hook plate fixation
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Oulu University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Finland
    Acta Orthop Scand 73:50-3. 2002
    ..The clavicular hook plate was better in this respect and it is therefore recommended...
  7. ncbi Open reduction and internal fixation of proximal humeral fractures with use of the locking proximal humerus plate. Results of a prospective, multicenter, observational study
    N Sudkamp
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1320-8. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi Treatment of proximal humerus fractures with locking plates: a systematic review
    Christos Thanasas
    Clinical Trauma Fellow, Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, UK
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:837-44. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to carry out a systematic review of the literature on the efficacy and early to medium term functional results of locking plates for stabilization of proximal humeral fractures...
  9. ncbi Results of proximal humeral locked plating with supplemental suture fixation of rotator cuff
    Brian Badman
    UAP Bone and Joint Union Hospital, Terre Haute, IN, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:616-24. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that treatment of these injuries through a standardized technique of precountored locked plating and supplemental tension band suture fixation would result in improved clinical outcomes...
  10. ncbi Surgical treatment of three and four-part proximal humeral fractures
    Brian D Solberg
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1689-97. 2009
    ..Fixed-angle locked plates that maintain angular stability under load have been proposed as an alternative to hemiarthroplasty for the treatment of some osteoporotic fracture types...
  11. ncbi Evaluation of bone plate with low-stiffness material in terms of stress distribution
    Semih Benli
    Faculty of Engineering, Dokuz Eylul University, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
    J Biomech 41:3229-35. 2008
    ..In this numerical study, 3D finite element models of the bone plate with low-stiffness material and traditional bone plates made of stainless steel and Ti alloy have been developed by using the ANSYS software...
  12. pmc Wrist function recovers more rapidly after volar locked plating than after external fixation but the outcomes are similar after 1 year
    Maria K T Wilcke
    Division of Orthopaedics, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Orthop 82:76-81. 2011
    ..We investigated whether volar locked plating results in better patient-perceived, objective functional and radiographic outcomes compared to the less invasive external fixation...
  13. pmc Treatment of unstable distal radius fractures with the volar locking plate
    Hanae Minegishi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tohoku Kosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Ups J Med Sci 116:280-4. 2011
    ..Open reduction and internal fixation using an interlocking plate system has gained popularity for the treatment of dorsally displaced distal radius fractures...
  14. ncbi Flexor tendon injuries following locked volar plating of distal radius fractures
    Andrew W Cross
    Allegheny Hand Center, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 33:164-7. 2008
    ..We suggest close follow-up of all fractures in which the distal end of the plate is anterior to the radial rim and removal of hardware if symptoms suggest tendon irritation...
  15. ncbi Treatment of proximal tibia fractures using the less invasive stabilization system: surgical experience and early clinical results in 77 fractures
    Peter A Cole
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Regions Hospital, St Paul, MN, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 18:528-35. 2004
    ..To summarize the surgical experience and clinical results of the first 89 fractures of the proximal tibia treated with the Less Invasive Stabilization System (LISS; Synthes, Paoli, PA)...
  16. pmc The clinical benefit of medial support screws in locking plating of proximal humerus fractures: a prospective randomized study
    Lei Zhang
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, No 108, Wansong Road, Ruian, Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
    Int Orthop 35:1655-61. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical benefit of medial support screws for locking plating of proximal humerus fractures...
  17. ncbi A method for internal fixation of unstable distal clavicle fractures: early observations using a new technique
    Michael Kalamaras
    Hand and Upper Limb Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, and Brisbane Hand and Upper Limb Clinic, Brisbane, Australia
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:60-2. 2008
    ..None of the current fixation methods seem to be without problems. We present a new technique and early observations using a distal radius locking T-plate normally used for fixation of distal radius fractures...
  18. pmc Biomechanical comparison of two different concepts for stand alone anterior lumbar interbody fusion
    Philipp Schleicher
    Center for Spinal Surgery and Neurotraumatology, BG Unfallklinik Frankfurt, Friedberger Landstrasse 430, 60389, Frankfurt, Germany
    Eur Spine J 17:1757-65. 2008
    ..Clinical investigation of the test device seems reasonable based on the good results reported here...
  19. ncbi A meta-analysis of percutaneous compression plate versus sliding hip screw for the management of intertrochanteric fractures of the hip
    Tao Cheng
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shanghai Sixth People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1435-43. 2012
    ..The present systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to evaluate PCCP in patients with intertrochanteric hip fractures compared with patients with sliding hip screw (SHS)...
  20. pmc Systematic review of the complications of plate fixation of clavicle fractures
    Frans Jasper G Wijdicks
    Department of Surgery, Diakonessenhuis, Bosboomstraat 1, 3582 KE Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:617-25. 2012
    ..The study quality and scientific levels of evidence at which possible complications of this treatment are presented vary greatly in literature...
  21. ncbi Equivalence randomized controlled trial of bioresorbable versus titanium miniplates in treatment of mandibular fracture: a pilot study
    Krushna Bhatt
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, CDER, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:1842-8. 2010
    ..The study design was a randomized, controlled, equivalence trial...
  22. ncbi A prospective randomized trial comparing nonoperative treatment with volar locking plate fixation for displaced and unstable distal radial fractures in patients sixty-five years of age and older
    Rohit Arora
    Department of Trauma Surgery and Sports Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck MUI, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:2146-53. 2011
    ....
  23. ncbi Clavicular hook plate for lateral end fractures:- a prospective study
    Prasad V K Meda
    Department of Musculoskeletal Sciences, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Injury 37:277-83. 2006
    ..A prospective study was undertaken over a period of 4 years to evaluate the clinical and radiological outcomes following fixation with a clavicular hook plate for Neer types II and III fractures of lateral end clavicle...
  24. ncbi Significant change in the surgical treatment of distal radius fractures: a nationwide study between 1998 and 2008 in Finland
    Ville M Mattila
    Division of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Department of Trauma, Musculoskeletal Surgery and Rehabilitation, Tampere University Hospital, and Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Trauma 71:939-42; discussion 942-3. 2011
    ....
  25. ncbi Percutaneous compression plating versus compression hip screw fixation for the treatment of intertrochanteric hip fractures
    Amos Peyser
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centre, P O Box 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Injury 36:1343-9. 2005
    ..We conclude that the PCCP device offers several advantages over CHS device and may improve the current treatment of intertrochanteric hip fractures while maintaining a similar success rate in fracture fixation...
  26. ncbi Use of the AO hook-plate for treatment of unstable fractures of the distal clavicle
    K Muramatsu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minami kogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:191-4. 2007
    ..This study describes the operative procedure and the clinical results obtained, as well as discussion of the advantages and problems encountered...
  27. pmc Single transconjunctival incision and two-point fixation for the treatment of noncomminuted zygomatic complex fracture
    Paik Kwon Lee
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Seocho Gu, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 21:1080-5. 2006
    ..In addition, it provides excellent simultaneous visualization of the inferior orbital rim and frontozygomatic suture area. Hence, two point fixation through a single incision can be performed with a satisfactory stability...
  28. ncbi Surgical treatment with an angular stable plate for complex displaced proximal humeral fractures in elderly patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Tore Fjalestad
    Orthopedic Department, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval HF, Oslo, Norway
    J Orthop Trauma 26:98-106. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate functional outcome, patient self-assessment, and radiographic outcome at 1 year in displaced three- and four-part proximal humeral fractures (OTA group 11-B2 and 11-C2)...
  29. pmc Precontoured plating of clavicle fractures: decreased hardware-related complications?
    Corinne Vanbeek
    Center for Shoulder, Elbow and Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street PH 11, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:3337-43. 2011
    ..Plating these fractures, however, may trade these complications for hardware-related problems. Low-profile anatomically precontoured plates may reduce the rates of plate prominence and hardware removal...
  30. pmc Surgical treatment of midclavicular fractures: a prospective comparison of Knowles pinning and plate fixation
    Yih Shiunn Lee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Lin Shin Hospital, No 36, Section 3, Huizhong Rd, Nanton District, Taichung City 408, Taiwan
    Int Orthop 32:541-5. 2008
    ..2). In conclusion, if the surgery of mid-third clavicular fractures is indicated, fixation with a Knowles pin has more advantages than plate fixation...
  31. ncbi A prospective clinical study of proximal humerus fractures treated with a locking proximal humerus plate
    Huiguang Yang
    Department of Orthopedics, Jiangyin People s Hospital, Medical School of Nantong University, No 163 Shoushan Road, Jiangyin City, Jiangsu Province, China
    J Orthop Trauma 25:11-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the safety, efficacy, and functional outcome of the locked proximal humerus plate (LPHP) to treat proximal humerus fractures...
  32. ncbi Anterior cervical interbody fusion with a titanium box cage: early radiological assessment of fusion and subsidence
    Hans Peter W van Jonbergen
    Institute of Spinal Surgery and Applied Research, Sint Maartenskliniek, Hengstdal 3, 6522 JV Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Spine J 5:645-9; discussion 649. 2005
    ..The use of stand-alone cervical interbody cages in anterior cervical discectomy with fusion (ACDF) has become popular, but high subsidence rates have been reported in the literature...
  33. ncbi Percutaneous compression plating for intertrochanteric hip fractures: treatment rationale
    Y Gotfried
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Orthopedics 25:647-52. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi Open reduction and internal fixation of proximal humerus fractures using a proximal humeral locked plate: a prospective multicenter analysis
    Felix Brunner
    Department of Surgery, Cantonal Hospital, Lucerne, Switzerland
    J Orthop Trauma 23:163-72. 2009
    ..The goal of this study is to evaluate the incidence of complications and the functional outcome after open reduction and internal fixation with the proximal humeral locking plate (Philos)...
  35. ncbi Primary stability of various implants in tibial opening wedge osteotomy: a biomechanical study
    Gunter Spahn
    Clinic of Traumatology, Sophienstrasse 16, D 99817 Eisenach, Germany
    J Orthop Sci 7:683-7. 2002
    ..5 degrees, 10 degrees, 12.5 degrees, 15 degrees ) on axial stress resistance ( Fmax 2548, 2090, 1975, and 1740, respectively) was evaluated, and a direct correlation was found ( R = 0.794, P < 0.05)...
  36. ncbi A three-dimensional reconstruction plate for displaced midshaft fractures of the clavicle
    J W Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatic Surgery Zhejiang Province TCM Hospital, Hangzhou 310006, Zheijiang Province, People s Republic of China
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:1495-8. 2008
    ..05). If fixation of midshaft fractures of the clavicle with a plate is indicated, a 3D reconstruction plate is better than one placed superiorly, because it is consistent with the stress distribution and shape of the clavicle...
  37. ncbi Volar plate fixation of distal radius fractures
    Jorge Orbay
    Miami Hand Center, 8905 Southwest 87 Avenue, Suite 100, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Hand Clin 21:347-54. 2005
    ..The current advantages, indications, clinical results, and complications of this new technology are being reviewed...
  38. ncbi Operative treatment of midclavicular fractures in 62 elderly patients: knowles pin versus plate
    Yih Shiunn Lee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Taipei City Hospital, Heping Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
    Orthopedics 30:959-64. 2007
    ..02), lower complication rate (P=0.04), and less symptomatic hardware (P=.015). If surgery of mid-third clavicular fractures is indicated, fixation with a Knowles pin has more advantages than plate fixation in elderly patients...
  39. ncbi The surgical approach for locking plate osteosynthesis of displaced proximal humeral fractures influences the functional outcome
    Pierre Hepp
    Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:21-8. 2008
    ..Stable osteosynthesis is important, but the outcome of operatively treated proximal humerus fractures is dependent on soft tissue management as well...
  40. ncbi Number and locations of screw fixation for volar fixed-angle plating of distal radius fractures: biomechanical study
    Isabella Mehling
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    J Hand Surg Am 35:885-91. 2010
    ..To compare the biomechanical properties of different numbers and locations of screws in a multidirectional volar fixed-angle plate in a distal radius osteotomy cadaver model...
  41. ncbi The evolution of locked plates
    Erik N Kubiak
    New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10006, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:189-200. 2006
  42. ncbi The effect of authentic metallic implants on the SAR distribution of the head exposed to 900, 1800 and 2450 MHz dipole near field
    H Virtanen
    Department of Physics, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Phys Med Biol 52:1221-36. 2007
    ..The implants studied were skull plates, fixtures, bone plates and ear rings...
  43. ncbi A numerical evaluation of SAR distribution and temperature changes around a metallic plate in the head of a RF exposed worker
    Robert L McIntosh
    Telstra Research Laboratories, Clayton, Australia
    Bioelectromagnetics 26:377-88. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi Delayed rupture of the flexor pollicis longus tendon after routine volar placement of a T-plate on the distal radius
    Scott F M Duncan
    Mayo Clinic Hospital, Scottsdale, AZ 85054, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:669-70. 2007
  45. ncbi Delayed rupture of flexor pollicis longus tendon after volar plating of the distal radius
    Siu Cheong Koo
    Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Caritus Medical Centre, Kowloon, Hong Kong S A R, China
    Hand Surg 11:67-70. 2006
    ..Flexor tendon rupture following distal radius fracture is rare. We described a case of flexor pollicis longus rupture, presented five years after volar plating of distal radius fracture...
  46. ncbi Physeal stapling versus 8-plate hemiepiphysiodesis for guided correction of angular deformity about the knee
    John M Wiemann
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:481-5. 2009
    ..We sought to test the claim that the 8-plate effected a more rapid correction of angular deformity with a lower complication rate...
  47. ncbi Locking plate osteosynthesis for Vancouver Type B1 and Type C periprosthetic fractures of femur: a report on 12 patients
    Jagannath Chakravarthy
    South Birmingham Trauma Unit, Selly Oak Hospital, 1071 Bristol Road South, Birmingham, UK
    Injury 38:725-33. 2007
    ..There were no infections. Our experience encourages us that locking plates have a role to play in managing periprosthetic fractures around a stable femoral stem, especially in patients with poor soft tissue and osteoporosis...
  48. ncbi Locking plates for extremity fractures
    Jeffrey Anglen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 17:465-72. 2009
    ..The literature search did not identify any peer-reviewed studies that address the cost-effectiveness or cost-utility of locking plates...
  49. pmc A biomechanical study of conventional acetabular internal fracture fixation versus locking plate fixation
    Ramin Mehin
    Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre, Abbotsford, BC
    Can J Surg 52:221-8. 2009
    ..Locking plates are a possible solution. We sought to determine whether a locking plate construct can provide stability equivalent to that provided with a conventional construct for transverse acetabular fractures...
  50. ncbi Medial support by fibula bone graft in angular stable plate fixation of proximal humeral fractures: an in vitro study with synthetic bone
    Georg Osterhoff
    Division of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:740-6. 2011
    ....
  51. ncbi Surgical treatment of distal clavicle fractures using the clavicular hook plate
    Masafumi Kashii
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Toyonaka Municipal Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 447:158-64. 2006
    ..Care must be used when establishing the position of the hook hole, and it is best to remove the plate after bony union...
  52. pmc Stability of medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy: a failure analysis
    E M Nelissen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Leiden University Hospital LUMC, kamer J11 70, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 34:217-23. 2010
    ..05). The overall complication rate in this series was 45%. The majority were related to intrinsic instability at the osteotomy site (24%) and surgical technique (20%). The evaluated spacer provided inadequate stability...
  53. ncbi The percutaneous compression plate (PCCP) in the treatment of trochanteric hip fractures in elderly patients
    Hocine Bensafi
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Rangueil, Toulouse, France
    Acta Orthop Belg 72:314-9. 2006
    ..The stability and quality of the construct enable early recovery of patients while limiting morbidity for this type of fracture...
  54. ncbi Opening wedge high tibial osteotomy performed without filling the defect but with locking plate fixation (TomoFix™) and early weight-bearing: prospective evaluation of bone union, precision and maintenance of correction in 51 cases
    T Brosset
    Saint Roch Surgical Center, route de Gordes, 84300 Cavaillon, France
    Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 97:705-11. 2011
    ..A medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy (HTO), where the osteotomy site is filled, is often preferred to a lateral closing osteotomy, but filling the defect can lead to certain complications...
  55. pmc The 8-plate versus physeal stapling for temporary hemiepiphyseodesis correcting genu valgum and genu varum: a retrospective analysis of thirty five patients
    Eva Maria Jelinek
    Orthopaedic Department, University Hospital, Moorenstr 5, 40225, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int Orthop 36:599-605. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare physeal stapling with 8-plate hemi-epiphyseodesis. We focused on evaluating deformity correction, complication rate and duration of the procedures...
  56. ncbi Primary stability of four different implants for opening wedge high tibial osteotomy
    J D Agneskirchner
    Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Henriettenstiftung Hannover, Germany
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 14:291-300. 2006
    ..The results suggest that the implant design strongly influences the primary stability of medial opening wedge tibial osteotomy. A rigid long plate fixator with angle-stable locking bolts yields the best results...
  57. ncbi Volar versus dorsal locking plates with and without radial styloid locking plates for the fixation of dorsally comminuted distal radius fractures: A biomechanical study in cadavers
    Murray Blythe
    Fremantle Orthopaedic Unit, University of Western Australia, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1587-93. 2006
    ..To compare the stability and stiffness of dorsal and volar fixed-angle distal radius constructs in a cadaveric model...
  58. ncbi Complications of low-profile dorsal versus volar locking plates in the distal radius: a comparative study
    Yangyang R Yu
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1135-41. 2011
    ..A new generation of 1.2- to 1.5-mm, low-profile dorsal plates was designed to minimize tendon irritation. This study examines the complication rates of low-profile dorsal plates compared with volar locking plates...
  59. ncbi Complications after tomofix medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy
    Kars P Valkering
    Red Cross Hospital, 1942 LE Beverwijk, The Netherlands
    J Knee Surg 22:218-25. 2009
    ..The fixation of the TomoFix with locking-head screws for the opening wedge HTO, as described in this study, is stable. The planned correction could be reached with high exactitude during the operation...
  60. pmc Far cortical locking can reduce stiffness of locked plating constructs while retaining construct strength
    Michael Bottlang
    Legacy Biomechanics Laboratory, 1225 N E 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97215, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1985-94. 2009
    ..In the present study, we tested whether a novel strategy for stiffness reduction, termed far cortical locking, can significantly reduce the stiffness of a locked plating construct while retaining its strength...
  61. pmc Osteosynthesis of distal radial fractures with a volar locking screw plate system
    H Drobetz
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Neunkirchen General Hospital, Peischingerstrasse 19, 2620 Neunkirchen, Austria
    Int Orthop 27:1-6. 2003
    ..The most frequent complication was rupture of the flexor pollicis longus tendon, which occurred in six cases (12%) at a mean of 10 months after operation...
  62. ncbi Comparison of titanium and biodegradable miniplates for fixation of mandibular fractures
    Hyo Bin Lee
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Chosun University College of Dentistry, GwanJu City, Korea
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:2065-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare the use of biodegradable miniplates and titanium miniplates for the fixation of mandibular fractures...
  63. ncbi Problems of bridging plate fixation for the treatment of forearm shaft fractures with the locking compression plate
    Philipp Henle
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Freiburg, Hugstetter Str 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:85-91. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to assess both clinical outcomes of LCP fracture treatments, and the implant-specific advantages and disadvantages...
  64. ncbi Treatment of unstable posterior pelvic ring fracture with percutaneous reconstruction plate and percutaneous sacroiliac screws: a comparative study
    Hong Wei Chen
    Department of Orthopedics, Central Hospital of Yiwu City, Yiwu, Zhejiang Province, China
    J Orthop Sci 17:580-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the clinical effects of percutaneous reconstruction plate and percutaneous sacroiliac screws in treatment of unstable posterior pelvic ring fracture...
  65. ncbi Rupture of flexor tendon following volar plate of distal radius fracture. Report of five cases
    S E Valbuena
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Hospital Interzonal El Cruce, Alta complejidad en red, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Chir Main 29:109-13. 2010
    ..We review the literature and discuss the aetiology of tendon ruptures and techniques to prevent tendon attition...
  66. ncbi Pitfalls and complications with locking plate for proximal humerus fracture
    Philippe Clavert
    Shoulder and Elbow Service, CCOM CHU Strasbourg, Illkirch, France
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:489-94. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify specific complications of locking plate fixation of proximal humerus fractures...
  67. ncbi Unstable distal radius fractures in the elderly patient--volar fixed-angle plate osteosynthesis prevents secondary loss of reduction
    Markus Figl
    Lorenz Boehler Trauma Center, Donaueschingenstrasse 13, A 1200 Vienna, Austria
    J Trauma 68:992-8. 2010
    ..The focus of our interest was whether a secondary loss of reduction can be prevented by this plating system in the elderly patient...
  68. ncbi Analysis of efficacy and failure in proximal humerus fractures treated with locking plates
    Juan Agudelo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:676-81. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of proximal humerus locking plates (PHLP) and to clarify predictors of loss of fixation...
  69. ncbi Surgical treatment of humeral-shaft fractures: a register-based study in Finland between 1987 and 2009
    Tuomas T Huttunen
    Department of Anesthesia, Valkeakoski Regional Hospital, Valkeakoski, Finland
    Injury 43:1704-8. 2012
    ..We assessed the number and incidence of surgically treated humeral-shaft fractures in each year and recorded the type of surgery used...
  70. ncbi Temporary hemiepiphysiodesis with the eight-Plate for angular deformities: mid-term results
    Rolf D Burghardt
    Department for Trauma Surgery, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Orthop Sci 15:699-704. 2010
    ..Recently, a new device called the eight-Plate Guided Growth System, consisting of a two-hole plate and two screws, was presented as an alternative to the widely used Blount staple to perform temporary hemiepiphysiodesis in children...
  71. ncbi Stability of volar locking plate systems for AO type C3 fractures of the distal radius: biomechanical study in a cadaveric model
    Shuzo Kamei
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuga gun, Tochigi, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 15:357-64. 2010
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  72. ncbi Failure of Orthofix eight-Plate for the treatment of Blount disease
    Samuel Schroerlucke
    Department of Orthopaedics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:57-60. 2009
    ..Recently, our institution began using the eight-Plate tension band device by Orthofix (McKinney, Tex) as an alternative to staples. However, several patients have returned with broken screws necessitating revision surgery...
  73. ncbi Finite element analysis of Puddu and Tomofix plate fixation for open wedge high tibial osteotomy
    Raja Mohd Aizat Raja Izaham
    Medical Implant Technology Group, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
    Injury 43:898-902. 2012
    ..In conclusion, this study demonstrates that the Tomofix plate produces superior stability for bony fixation in HTO procedures...
  74. ncbi Fracture displacement and screw cutout after open reduction and locked plate fixation of proximal humeral fractures [corrected]
    Kevin C Owsley
    University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 665, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:233-40. 2008
    ..In this study, we assessed the radiographic and clinical results of a single surgeon's experience treating proximal humeral fractures with a locked proximal humeral plate...
  75. ncbi The clavicle hook plate for Neer type II lateral clavicle fractures
    R J Renger
    Department of Surgery, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Carrer St Antoni Maria Claret, 167, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
    J Orthop Trauma 23:570-4. 2009
    ..To evaluate functional and radiologic outcome in patients with a Neer type II lateral clavicle fracture treated with the clavicle hook plate...
  76. ncbi Distal femoral fixation: a biomechanical comparison of trigen retrograde intramedullary (i.m.) nail, dynamic condylar screw (DCS), and locking compression plate (LCP) condylar plate
    Jake P Heiney
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, ProMedica Health System, Toledo, Ohio, USA
    J Trauma 66:443-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish if there are biomechanical differences between implants in stiffness of construct, microdisplacement, and fatigue failure in a supracondylar femoral fracture model...
  77. pmc Plating osteosynthesis of mid-distal humeral shaft fractures: minimally invasive versus conventional open reduction technique
    Zhiquan An
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shanghai Sixth People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China
    Int Orthop 34:131-5. 2010
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  78. ncbi A systematic review of locking plate fixation of proximal humerus fractures
    Robert C Sproul
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Service, 1500 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    Injury 42:408-13. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the short to medium term functional results and common complications associated with the fixation of proximal humerus fractures with locking plates...
  79. ncbi 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
    ....
  80. ncbi Vertically oriented femoral neck fractures: mechanical analysis of four fixation techniques
    Arash Aminian
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 6007, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:544-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the biomechanical stability of four differing fixation techniques for stabilizing vertical shear femoral neck fractures...
  81. ncbi Titanium plates support for chest wall reconstruction with Gore-Tex dual mesh after sternochondral resection
    Abdel Mohsen Hamad
    Department of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:779-80. 2009
    ..The pectoralis muscles flaps were approximated in the midline to cover the dual mesh...
  82. ncbi Bridging plate osteosynthesis of humeral shaft fractures
    Bruno Livani
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, P O Box 6111, 13070 170 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Injury 35:587-95. 2004
    ..We had no major complications. All patients recovered good function of the limb without significant residual deformity...
  83. ncbi Hook-plate fixation of unstable lateral clavicle fractures: a report on 63 patients
    Tapio Flinkkilä
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Oulu, FI 90029 OYS Finland
    Acta Orthop 77:644-9. 2006
    ..Hook-plate fixation of unstable lateral clavicle fractures has given promising results in previous reports, but numbers of patients have been small. We assessed the results of this technique in 63 patients...
  84. pmc Staged external and internal locked plating for open distal tibial fractures
    Ching Hou Ma
    Department of Orthopedics, E Da Hospital and I Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Acta Orthop 81:382-6. 2010
    ..We retrospectively assessed the outcome of open distal tibial fractures treated according to this protocol...
  85. ncbi Open reduction internal fixation versus percutaneous pinning with external fixation of distal radius fractures: a prospective, randomized clinical trial
    Ruby Grewal
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, Hand and Upper Limb Center, St Joseph s Health Care, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1899-906. 2011
    ....
  86. ncbi Locking plates for distal femur fractures: is there a problem with fracture healing?
    Christopher E Henderson
    Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 25:S8-14. 2011
    ..This article reviews the literature on distal femur fractures treated with locking plates to determine the reported rate of healing difficulties...
  87. ncbi Early complications in proximal humerus fractures (OTA Types 11) treated with locked plates
    Kenneth A Egol
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:159-64. 2008
    ..To examine our incidence of early complications that occur using the Proximal Humeral Internal Locking System (PHILOS) and to determine the contributing factors...
  88. ncbi Buttressing angle of the double-plating fixation of a distal radius fracture: a finite element study
    Chun Li Lin
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen Hua 1st Road, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan, 333, Taiwan
    Med Biol Eng Comput 44:665-73. 2006
    ..The findings using FEA provide quantitative evidence to identify that much larger plate fixation angles could provide better mechanical strength to establish favorable stress-transmission and prevent distal fragment dislocation...
  89. ncbi Reverse LISS plates for unstable proximal femoral fractures
    Ching Hou Ma
    Department of Orthopaedics, E Da Hospital I Shou University, No 1, E Da Road, Jiau Shu Tsuen, Yan Chau Shiang, Kaohsiung 824, Taiwan
    Injury 41:827-33. 2010
    ..The surgical technique was simple and safe. We recommend considering the use of this locked-plate device as the alternative management of unstable proximal femoral fractures that are unsuitable for nailing procedures...
  90. ncbi Treatment of midclavicular nonunion: comparison of dynamic compression plating and low-contact dynamic compression plating techniques
    Sevki Kabak
    Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department, Medical Faculty, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 13:396-403. 2004
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  91. ncbi New trends in fixation of proximal humeral fractures: a review
    Dimitrios Karataglis
    1st Orthopaedic Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, G Papanikolaou General Hospital, 57010 Exohi, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Injury 42:330-8. 2011
    ..Based on the findings of the existing clinical studies the authors propose a treatment algorithm...
  92. pmc Wound complication of minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis in distal tibia fractures
    T W Lau
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Int Orthop 32:697-703. 2008
    ..However, complications such as late wound infection and impingement are relatively common. The overall clinical outcome is still good despite the presence of these complications...
  93. ncbi Comparison of intramedullary nailing versus plate-screw fixation of extra-articular metacarpal fractures
    Kagan Ozer
    Department of Orthopedics, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 33:1724-31. 2008
    ..To compare the clinical and radiographic outcomes of intramedullary nail (IMN) fixation of metacarpal fractures with those of plate-screw (PS) fixation...
  94. ncbi Rigid plate fixation of the sternum
    Jaishankar Raman
    Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1056-8. 2007
    ..Despite its advantages, this method of sternal closure has not yet gained widespread use. We describe a simple technique of sternal closure using plates secured with screws...
  95. ncbi Humeral head necrosis rate at mid-term follow-up after open reduction and angular stable plate fixation for proximal humeral fractures
    S Greiner
    Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Injury 40:186-91. 2009
    ..Longer follow-up series are difficult to find. However, especially regarding the risk of avascular humeral head necrosis longer follow-up series are high of clinical relevance...
  96. ncbi Unstable distal radial fractures treated with external fixation, a radial column plate, or a volar plate. A prospective randomized trial
    David H Wei
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1568-77. 2009
    ..We compared the functional outcomes of treatment of unstable distal radial fractures with external fixation, a volar plate, or a radial column plate...
  97. ncbi Analysis of early failure of the locking compression plate in osteoporotic proximal humerus fractures
    Ivan D Micic
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Clinical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Nis, Serbia
    J Orthop Sci 14:596-601. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to report early failure of the locking compression plate (LCP) in the treatment of osteoporotic proximal humerus fracture and characterize the mode of failure...
  98. ncbi Mid-term results of internal fixation of proximal humeral fractures with the Philos plate
    Periklis Papadopoulos
    1st Orthopaedic Department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, G Papanikolaou General Hospital, 57010 Exohi, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Injury 40:1292-6. 2009
    ..To report our experience from the use of the Philos plate for the treatment of three- and four-part proximal humeral fractures and to investigate factors influencing the final outcome...
  99. ncbi [Proximal humeral fractures with angle-stable plate osteosynthesis--is everything better now?]
    T M Frangen
    BG Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitatsklinik, Bochum
    Zentralbl Chir 132:60-9. 2007
    ..Aim of the study was to evaluate implant associated problems of angle-stable implants in comparison to other established osteosynthetic methods...
  100. ncbi A revolution in the management of fractures of the distal radius?
    N D Downing
    Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Queen s Medical Centre Campus, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:1271-5. 2008
    ..The available evidence for adopting volar locking plates is presented and a number of important and, as yet unanswered, questions are highlighted...
  101. ncbi Second-generation concepts for locked plating of proximal humerus fractures
    Michael J Gardner
    Orthopaedic Trauma, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:460-5. 2007
    ..This may be achieved either with purposeful inferomedial humeral head screws or endosteal fibula allograft augmentation...

Research Grants9

  1. Genetic Mechanisms of Cranial Bone Development
    LAWRENCE H GOODNOUGH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in cranial bone development using a novel functional mutant that affects both the frontal and parietal bone plates. These studies will be the first to precisely define the requirement and sufficiency of Wnt signaling in ..
  2. Advanced Plate Osteosynthesis Technology to Promote Healing of Bone Fractures
    Michael Bottlang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..better fixation in osteoporotic bone, locked plating technology has rapidly transformed fracture treatment with bone plates. Over the past decade, locked plating captured 88% of the $1...
  3. NOVEL CONCEPT FOR DEGRADATION OF ABSORBABLE POLYMERS
    Chih Chang Chu; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..of tissues to the replaced or repaired, and b) the inability to externally regulate the degradation rate of absorbable surgical implants like vascular grafts, bone plates and screws, nerve growth conduits, after they have been implanted.
  4. A Durable Muscle-Prosthetic Bond For Artificial Tendons
    David Melvin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..by developing a device suitable for joining muscles not to their previous insertions sites but rather to metal bone plates in the region...
  5. NEW BIOPOLYMERS FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS
    Simon Williams; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..aids as anti-adhesion agents; controlled drug delivery using microcapsules; wound care as sutures and gauzes; bone plates; and therapeutic targeting...
  6. Polymeric Reinforcement of Degradable Bone Plates
    DEBRA TRANTOLO; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..A reinforced, but still resorbable, fixation device that can ameliorate tendencies of plate deformation would address the clinical demand for resorbable orthopedic fixtures. ..
  7. TOTALLY BIOABSORBABLE COMPOSITE BONE FIXATION DEVICE
    IH HOUNG LOH; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Such an improvement is expected to solve the major technical difficulty currently encountered in totally absorbable composite bone plates.
  8. Measurement of Instability in Cervical Spine Disorders
    John Hipp; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This would facilitate adoption of the new technology into routine clinical practice. A clinically efficacious method to quantify cervical spine stability could benefit hundreds of thousands of patients. ..
  9. Effect of vertebral endplate composition on disc health
    Frank Acosta; Fiscal Year: 2006
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