fracture fixation

Summary

Summary: The use of metallic devices inserted into or through bone to hold a fracture in a set position and alignment while it heals.

Top Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi Pin tract infection with external fixation of pediatric fractures
    Johannes Schalamon
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz 8036, Austria
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1584-7. 2007
  4. ncbi Intraspinal migration of a Kirschner wire 3 months after clavicular fracture fixation
    Jens P Regel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Essen Medical School, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 25:110-2. 2002
  5. pmc Internal versus external fixation for unstable distal radius fractures: an up-to-date meta-analysis
    Zhuang Cui
    Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China
    Int Orthop 35:1333-41. 2011
  6. ncbi Enhanced wound healing associated with Sharpey's fiber-like tissue formation around FGF-2-apatite composite layers on percutaneous titanium screws in rabbits
    Hirotaka Mutsuzaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ibaraki Prefectural University of Health Sciences, 4669 2 Ami, Ami Machi, Inashiki Gun, Ibaraki 300 0394, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:113-21. 2012
  7. pmc External fixation of complex femoral shaft fractures
    M Zlowodzki
    University of Minnesota, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Regions Hospital, 640 Jackson Street, Mail Stop11503L, St Paul, MN 55101, USA
    Int Orthop 31:409-13. 2007
  8. ncbi Unstable intertrochanteric hip fractures in the elderly
    Dieter M Lindskog
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 12:179-90. 2004
  9. 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
  10. ncbi Innovations in the management of displaced proximal humerus fractures
    Shane J Nho
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 15:12-26. 2007

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  1. 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
    ....
  2. 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
    ....
  3. ncbi Pin tract infection with external fixation of pediatric fractures
    Johannes Schalamon
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz 8036, Austria
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1584-7. 2007
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the incidence and severity of pin tract infections in a series of pediatric trauma patients...
  4. ncbi Intraspinal migration of a Kirschner wire 3 months after clavicular fracture fixation
    Jens P Regel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Essen Medical School, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 25:110-2. 2002
    ..The K-wires must be sufficiently bent at the distal end to prevent wandering into the proximal direction. The K-wires should be removed soon after 6 weeks and, in cases of dislocation and migration, as early as possible...
  5. pmc Internal versus external fixation for unstable distal radius fractures: an up-to-date meta-analysis
    Zhuang Cui
    Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China
    Int Orthop 35:1333-41. 2011
    ..Our aim was to compare the effect of internal vs external fixation for unstable distal radius fractures regarding postoperative complications, clinical results and radiological outcomes...
  6. ncbi Enhanced wound healing associated with Sharpey's fiber-like tissue formation around FGF-2-apatite composite layers on percutaneous titanium screws in rabbits
    Hirotaka Mutsuzaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ibaraki Prefectural University of Health Sciences, 4669 2 Ami, Ami Machi, Inashiki Gun, Ibaraki 300 0394, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:113-21. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to elucidate the mechanism of the improvement in infection resistance associated with FGF-2-apatite composite layers...
  7. pmc External fixation of complex femoral shaft fractures
    M Zlowodzki
    University of Minnesota, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Regions Hospital, 640 Jackson Street, Mail Stop11503L, St Paul, MN 55101, USA
    Int Orthop 31:409-13. 2007
    ..Pin tract infections, although a common occurrence, are not a major problem and can be treated by local wound care and antibiotic therapy. The most common problem is significant decrease in the range of motion of the knee...
  8. ncbi Unstable intertrochanteric hip fractures in the elderly
    Dieter M Lindskog
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 12:179-90. 2004
    ..Surgical care should maximize the patient's chance of a successful outcome by realigning the fracture with minimal additional surgical insult, selecting the appropriate implant, and positioning it properly...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. ncbi Innovations in the management of displaced proximal humerus fractures
    Shane J Nho
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 15:12-26. 2007
    ..Proximal humerus fractures must be evaluated on an individual basis, with treatment tailored according to patient and fracture characteristics...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi Fixation of diaphyseal fractures with a segmental defect: a biomechanical comparison of locked and conventional plating techniques
    Eric Fulkerson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Trauma 60:830-5. 2006
    ..Locked screw construct variables were the use of unicortical or bicortical screws, and increasing bone to plate distance...
  13. ncbi Experiment study on fracture fixation with low rigidity titanium alloy: plate fixation of tibia fracture model in rabbit
    Nozomu Sumitomo
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Meijo University, 1 501 Shiogamaguchi, Tempaku ku, Nagoya 468 8502, Japan
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 19:1581-6. 2008
    ..It is confirmed that the elastic modulus of the bone plate will naturally influence bone tissue reaction to the bone plate fixation according to the Wolff's law of functional restoration...
  14. ncbi Delay to surgery prolongs hospital stay in patients with fractures of the proximal femur
    A W Siegmeth
    Department of Orthopaedics, Peterborough District Hospital, Thorpe Road, Peterborough PE3 6DA, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:1123-6. 2005
    ..8%. A significant increase in length of stay was found in patients operated on after 48 hours when compared with those in the earlier group (21.6 vs 32.5 days). No increase in hospital stay was found for lesser delays...
  15. ncbi Fractures of the distal part of the radius. The evolution of practice over time. Where's the evidence?
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1855-61. 2008
    ..The present study was designed to identify changes in practice patterns regarding operative fixation of distal radial fractures between 1999 and 2007 and to assess the results of those treatments over time...
  16. ncbi Bridging external fixation and supplementary Kirschner-wire fixation versus volar locked plating for unstable fractures of the distal radius: a randomised, prospective trial
    K Egol
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery The New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:1214-21. 2008
    ..The function at one year was similar in the two groups. No clear advantage could be demonstrated with either treatment but fewer re-operations were required in the external fixation group...
  17. ncbi Immobilisation of forearm fractures in children: extended versus flexed elbow
    C Bochang
    Department of Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Shanghai Children s Medical Center, 1678 Dongfang Road, Shanghai 200127, China
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:994-6. 2005
    ..6%) immobilised with the elbow flexed. Immobilisation of unstable forearm fractures with the elbow extended appears to be a safe and effective method of maintaining reduction...
  18. ncbi Mandibular condyle fractures: determinants of treatment and outcome
    Pedro M Villarreal
    Department of Oral and Macillofacial Surgery, Hospital de Calbueñes, Gijon, Spain
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:155-63. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the principal variables that determine the choice of the method of treatment and the outcome in condylar fractures...
  19. ncbi Clinical benefit of hydroxyapatite-coated pins compared with stainless steel pins in external fixation at the wrist: a randomised prospective study
    Oliver Pieske
    Klinikum der Universita t Mu nchen, Chirurgische Klinik and Poliklinik, Marchioninistr 15, D 81377 Mu nchen, Germany
    Injury 41:1031-1036. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical benefit of hydroxyapatite (HA)-coated pins compared with standard stainless steel pins in external fixators applied for unstable fractures of the distal radius...
  20. ncbi Treatment of unstable fractures of the forearm in children. Is plating of a single bone adequate?
    A R Bhaskar
    Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby, England, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 83:253-8. 2001
    ..If reduction and fixation of the fracture of the ulna alone restores acceptable alignment of the radius in unstable fractures of the forearm, operation on the radius can be avoided...
  21. ncbi Nonunions of the proximal humerus: their prevalence and functional outcome
    Charles M Court-Brown
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Trauma 64:1517-21. 2008
    ..We present an analysis of the prevalence of proximal humeral nonunions and an assessment of their functional outcome...
  22. ncbi The influence of hydroxyapatite coating of external fixator pins on pin loosening and pin track infection: a systematic review
    Adnan Saithna
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    Injury 41:128-32. 2010
    ..The secondary objective was to evaluate whether there was a clinical benefit in terms of loss of alignment or malunion associated with hydroxyapatite coating of external fixator pins...
  23. pmc Trends in the United States in the treatment of distal radial fractures in the elderly
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, 2130 Taubman Center, SPC 5340, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1868-73. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess changing trends in the treatment of distal radial fractures in elderly patients in the United States...
  24. ncbi Minimum ten-year follow-up of acetabular fracture fixation from the Irish tertiary referral centre
    Paul Magill
    Centre for Pelvic and Acetabular Surgery, Adelaide Meath and National Children s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Injury 43:500-4. 2012
    Successful outcome from acetabular fracture fixation is multi-factorial. Long-term results are not frequently reported. Pooling such data from high output centres will help progress acetabular fixation...
  25. ncbi Mechanical evaluation of fracture fixation augmented with tricalcium phosphate bone cement in a porous osteoporotic cancellous bone model
    Cory Collinge
    Orthopedic Trauma, Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital, John Peter Smith Orthopedic Surgery, Fort Worth TX, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:124-8. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of resorbable bone cement on screw and plate-screw fracture fixation in a porous osteoporotic bone model.
  26. ncbi Computer-assisted orthopedic training system for fracture fixation
    Rohit Rambani
    Department of Computer Sciences, University of Hull, Hull, UK
    J Surg Educ 70:304-8. 2013
    ..There is an increased need for the use of training system in developing psychomotor skills of the surgical trainee...
  27. ncbi The use of the long gamma nail in proximal femoral fractures
    K Sehat
    Department of Orthopaedics, Frenchay Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol BS16 1LE, UK
    Injury 36:1350-4. 2005
    ..Malpositioning of the implant should be avoided, as this was the leading cause of failure. Surgeon experience is an important factor but training of surgeons does not adversely affect outcome...
  28. ncbi A comparison of open and closed treatment of condylar fractures: a change in philosophy
    G De Riu
    Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Parma, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 30:384-9. 2001
    ..The functional results for both groups were similar. However, open reduction gave better occlusal results, anatomic restoration and faster recovery rates than non-surgical techniques...
  29. ncbi Effects of cast-mediated immobilization on bone mineral mass at various sites in adolescents with lower-extremity fracture
    Dimitri Ceroni
    Service of Pediatric Orthopedics, Department of Child and Adolescent, University Hospitals of Geneva, 6, rue Willy Donz e, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:208-16. 2012
    ....
  30. ncbi Indirect reduction and percutaneous fixation versus open reduction and internal fixation for displaced intra-articular fractures of the distal radius: a randomised, controlled trial
    H J Kreder
    Division of Orthopaedics, University of Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:829-36. 2005
    ....
  31. pmc Epidemiology and treatment of distal radius fractures in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 2004. Comparison with an Icelandic study from 1985
    Kristbjörg Sigurdardottir
    Department of Orthopedics, Falun Hospital, Falun, Sweden
    Acta Orthop 82:494-8. 2011
    ..We examined the epidemiology of adult distal radius fractures in Iceland in 2004 and compared it with an Icelandic study from 1985 and other studies...
  32. ncbi Two cannulated hip screws for femoral neck fractures: treatment of choice or asking for trouble?
    Patrick Krastman
    Department of General Surgery and Traumatology, University Hospital Rotterdam, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 126:297-303. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the determinants influencing the outcome of intracapsular femoral neck fractures, treated with two cannulated hip screws...
  33. ncbi Tibia fractures. An overview of evaluation and treatment
    Noreen C Miller
    St Charles Medical Center, Bend, OR, USA
    Orthop Nurs 26:216-23; quiz 224-5. 2007
    ..The parameters of nursing care extend to pain relief and positioning, nerve and vascular assessments, safe mobility, self-care, and prevention of complications...
  34. ncbi Postoperative pain control after supracondylar humerus fracture fixation
    Christopher E Swanson
    St Christopher s Hospital For Children, Philadelphia, PA 19134, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:452-5. 2012
    ....
  35. ncbi Treatment of complex fractures of the distal radius: a prospective randomised comparison of external fixation 'versus' locked volar plating
    J Jeudy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bichat Claude Bernard Teaching Hospital, Paris Diderot University, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75877 Paris Cedex 18, France
    Injury 43:174-9. 2012
    ....
  36. ncbi The relationship between displacement and clinical outcome after distal radius (Colles') fracture
    V Finsen
    Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 38:116-26. 2013
    ..We conclude that the final alignment of the distal radius as shown radiologically has only a minor influence on the clinical outcome of Colles' type distal radius fractures...
  37. ncbi Fracture fixation
    Mihra S Taljanovic
    Department of Radiology, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Ave, PO Box 245067, Tucson, AZ 85724 5067, USA
    Radiographics 23:1569-90. 2003
    The basic goal of fracture fixation is to stabilize the fractured bone, to enable fast healing of the injured bone, and to return early mobility and full function of the injured extremity...
  38. ncbi Femoral neck-shaft angle in extra-capsular proximal femoral fracture fixation; does it make a TAD of difference?
    N P Walton
    Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Orthoapedics, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, UK
    Injury 36:1361-4. 2005
    ..neck-shaft angle and implant type on the accuracy of lag screw placement in extra-capsular proximal femoral fracture fixation was investigated...
  39. ncbi The effects of surgical fracture fixation on the systemic inflammatory response to major trauma
    Ian Pallister
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Morriston Hospital, Heol Maes Eglwys, Morriston, Swansea, United Kingdom
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 13:93-100. 2005
    ..Understanding the impact of fracture surgery on the systemic inflammatory response to major trauma is necessary to refine treatment and to apply it optimally to all patients...
  40. ncbi Pulsed electromagnetic field stimulation for acute tibial shaft fractures: a multicenter, double-blind, randomized trial
    Sam Adie
    Orthopaedic Department, Liverpool Hospital, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW Australia
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1569-76. 2011
    ..The purpose of this pragmatic trial was to determine whether adjuvant pulsed electromagnetic field therapy for acute tibial shaft fractures reduces the rate of surgical revision because of delayed union or nonunion...
  41. ncbi The external fixator compared with the sliding hip screw for pertrochanteric fractures of the femur
    I C Vossinakis
    Volos General Hospital, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:23-9. 2002
    ..Our results indicate that the external fixator is an effective and safe device for treating pertrochanteric fractures and should be considered as a useful alternative to conventional fixation with the sliding hip screw...
  42. ncbi Tuberosity position correlates with fatty infiltration of the rotator cuff after hemiarthroplasty for proximal humeral fractures
    Stefan H Greiner
    Department of Orthopedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Berlin, Germany
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:431-6. 2009
    ..This study investigates the correlation between tuberosity positioning, fatty infiltration of the rotator cuff, and clinical outcome after hemiarthroplasty for proximal humeral fracture...
  43. ncbi Can we predict long-term sequelae after fractures of the clavicle based on initial findings? A prospective study with nine to ten years of follow-up
    Jan Nowak
    Shoulder Service, Department of Orthopaedics, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 13:479-86. 2004
    ..Patients with predictive risk factors, such as fractures with no bony contact or displacement, especially if comminuted, and also elderly patients with fractures should be considered for more active treatment options...
  44. ncbi Bridging and non-bridging external fixation in the treatment of unstable fractures of the distal radius: a retrospective study of 588 patients
    Alison J Hayes
    Department of Surgery, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Orthop 79:540-7. 2008
    ..This study was designed to investigate the generalizability of the technique of non-bridging external fixation, and to define the indications for the use of each technique and their complications...
  45. ncbi Percutaneous pin placement in the medial calcaneus: is anywhere safe?
    David Casey
    Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 16:26-9. 2002
    ..To redefine the medial calcaneal anatomic safe zone for pin placement with respect to reproducible palpable landmarks...
  46. ncbi Trauma surgery in the era of nonoperative management: the Dutch model
    J Carel Goslings
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma 61:111-4; discussion 115. 2006
    ..This study describes the type and number of operative procedures performed by a group of trauma surgeons at a trauma center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands...
  47. ncbi Do radiographic indices of distal radius fracture reduction predict outcomes in older adults receiving conservative treatment?
    J L Jaremko
    Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Radiol 62:65-72. 2007
    ..To investigate whether radiographic deformities suggesting inadequate reduction would be associated with adverse clinical outcomes...
  48. ncbi Locking plate fixation for proximal humeral fractures: initial results with a new implant
    Peter S Rose
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:202-7. 2007
    ..Risk factors for delayed union or nonunion included comminution, smoking, and 3-part fractures. These fractures remain challenging despite the availability of locked plating systems...
  49. ncbi An external fixation method and device to study fracture healing in rats
    Hans Mark
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Orthop Scand 74:476-82. 2003
    We wished to establish a reproducible model for fracture fixation to be used in fracture healing research and therefore developed an external fixation construct and surgical procedure adapted to Sprague-Dawley rats...
  50. ncbi Hemorrhage in pelvic fracture: who needs angiography?
    Axel Gansslen
    Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Hannover Medical School, Germany
    Curr Opin Crit Care 9:515-23. 2003
    ..This is especially true for critically injured patients in extremis...
  51. ncbi Displaced fracture of the distal radius in children: factors responsible for redisplacement after closed reduction
    M M Zamzam
    King Khalid University Hospital, P O Box 7805, Riyadh 11472, Saudi Arabia
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:841-3. 2005
    ..We recommend that completely displaced fractures of the distal radius in children should be reduced under general anaesthesia, and fixed by primary percutaneous Kirschner wires even when a satisfactory closed reduction has been achieved...
  52. ncbi A randomized prospective study on the treatment of intra-articular distal radius fractures: open reduction and internal fixation with dorsal plating versus mini open reduction, percutaneous fixation, and external fixation
    R Grewal
    Department of Orthopedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 30:764-72. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi Treatment strategies for complex fractures of the tibial plateau with external circular fixation and limited internal fixation
    Maurizio A Catagni
    Association for the Study and Application of the Method of Ilizarov ASAMI, Department of Orthopedics and Ilizarov Unit, Alessandro Manzoni Hospital, Lecco, Italy
    J Trauma 63:1043-53. 2007
    ..We intended to evaluate the technique of treatment of complex fractures of the tibial plateau using external circular fixation combined with limited internal fixation, and to evaluate the treatment outcomes...
  54. ncbi Dynamic hip screw compared with external fixation for treatment of osteoporotic pertrochanteric fractures. A prospective, randomized study
    Antonio Moroni
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bologna University, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via G C Pupilli, 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:753-9. 2005
    ..Therefore, we compared the two treatments in a clinical trial of elderly patients with pertrochanteric fracture...
  55. ncbi External fixation for unstable intra-articular distal radial fractures in women older than 55 years. Acceptable functional end results in the majority of the patients despite significant secondary displacement
    J H Hegeman
    Department of Surgery, Medisch Spectrum Twente Enschede and the Department of Traumatology, University Hospital Groningen, Oscar Wildestraat 49, 9746 AR Groningen, The Netherlands
    Injury 36:339-44. 2005
    ..The other two had an intra-articular incongruity of more than 1 mm. Three of the four patients with a poor functional outcome had clinical signs of reflex sympathetic dystrophy...
  56. ncbi Biomechanics of locked plates and screws
    Kenneth A Egol
    New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 18:488-93. 2004
    To review the biomechanical principles that guide fracture fixation with plates and screws; specifically to compare and contrast the function and roles of conventional unlocked plates to locked plates in fracture fixation...
  57. ncbi Bicondylar tibial plateau fractures: principles of treatment
    D J Covall
    Boston City Hospital, Massachusetts
    Contemp Orthop 28:115-22. 1994
    ..This retrospective study was conducted to compare these newer techniques with more traditional methods of open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF)...
  58. ncbi Outcome following nonoperative treatment of displaced distal radius fractures in low-demand patients older than 60 years
    B T Young
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 25:19-28. 2000
    ..Nonoperative treatment of distal radius fractures yields satisfactory outcome, especially in those with low functional demands. It also is indicated in poor operative candidates. (J Hand Surg 2000; 25A:19-28...
  59. ncbi A method to determine the 3-D stiffness of fracture fixation devices and its application to predict inter-fragmentary movement
    G N Duda
    Department of Unfallchirurgische Forschung und Biomechanik, University of Ulm, Germany
    J Biomech 31:247-52. 1998
    ..Only a complete description of fixation stiffness allows prediction of inter-fragmentary movement and differentiation between various configurations of fixation devices and their potential for mechanically promoting bony healing...
  60. ncbi Functional outcome of tibial plateau fractures treated with the fine-wire fixator
    Terence Y P Chin
    Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahan, Melbourne, Victoria 3135, Australia
    Injury 36:1467-75. 2005
    ..To review the functional outcome of patients with complex tibial plateau fractures treated with fine-wire fixation...
  61. ncbi Femur shaft fracture fixation in head-injured patients: when is the right time?
    Michael A Flierl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:107-14. 2010
    The ideal timing and modality of femur shaft fracture fixation in head-injured patients remains a topic of debate...
  62. pmc Effect of surgical delay on outcome in hip fracture patients: a retrospective multivariate analysis of 192 patients
    D O F Verbeek
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 32:13-8. 2008
    ..02; MR). The trends towards fewer complications and shorter LOS suggest that early surgery (within one day from admission) is beneficial for hip fracture patients who are able to undergo an operation...
  63. ncbi Medial condyle fractures of the humerus in children
    Arabella I Leet
    Orthopedic Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:2-7. 2002
    ..Management of this rare fracture must include adequate stabilization of the fracture and immobilization until there is radiographic evidence of healing...
  64. ncbi A national survey into the peri-operative anaesthetic management of patients presenting for surgical correction of a fractured neck of femur
    M Sandby-Thomas
    Department of Anaesthetics and Intensive Care, University Hospital of Wales University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN
    Anaesthesia 63:250-8. 2008
    ..6% would only request a pre-operative echo if there were suspicious signs or symptoms in patients with a previously undiagnosed heart murmur. The peri-operative management of these patients can be readily improved...
  65. ncbi External fixation for the treatment of intra-articular fractures of the distal radius: short-term results
    Maruan Haddad
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery A, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 12:406-9. 2010
    ..There is controversy as to which is the preferred treatment for distal radius intra-articular fractures--anatomic reduction or external fixation...
  66. ncbi Open reduction and internal fixation versus hybrid fixation for bicondylar/severe tibial plateau fractures: a systematic review of the literature
    D Mahadeva
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, Warwickshire, Coventry, Warwickshire, UK
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:1169-75. 2008
    ..Two surgical methods are commonly in use: (1) hybrid external fixation or (2) internal fixation. We performed a systematic analysis of papers comparing these two techniques...
  67. ncbi Distal radial fractures in the elderly: operative compared with nonoperative treatment
    K A Egol
    New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, Suite 1401, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:1851-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this retrospective review was to compare outcomes for elderly patients with a displaced distal radial fracture who were treated with or without surgical intervention...
  68. pmc How to evaluate the quality of fracture reduction and fixation of the wrist and ankle in clinical practice: a Delphi consensus
    M S Beerekamp
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, G4 137, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:739-46. 2011
    ..Questions addressed imaging techniques, aspects of the anatomy and fracture reduction and fixation. Agreement was expressed as the percentage of respondents with similar answers. Consensus was defined as an agreement of at least 90%...
  69. ncbi Management of distal radial fractures
    Neal C Chen
    Yawkey Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2051-62. 2007
  70. pmc Management of pertrochanteric fractures in high-risk patients with an external fixation
    I C Vossinakis
    Weston General Hospital, Weston Super Mare, UK
    Int Orthop 25:219-22. 2001
    ..No implant failures or limitation of knee movements were recorded. Nine patients died during the first 6 months. The "pertrochanteric fixator" is a valuable alternative for treating high-risk, elderly patients...
  71. ncbi Functional outcomes for unstable distal radial fractures treated with open reduction and internal fixation or closed reduction and percutaneous fixation. A prospective randomized trial
    Tamara D Rozental
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Stoneman 10, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1837-46. 2009
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  72. ncbi Timing of fracture fixation in multitrauma patients: the role of early total care and damage control surgery
    Hans Christoph Pape
    University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 17:541-9. 2009
    ..In patients presenting in extremis, life-saving measures are pivotal, followed by a damage control approach to their injuries...
  73. ncbi Fracture fixation in the mutilated hand
    Alan E Freeland
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Hand Clin 19:51-61. 2003
    Early anatomic (or near anatomic; lingers do not impinge or overlap during flexion or extension) stable fracture fixation provides the foundation for successful wound management and for the repair, reconstruction, and healing of all ..
  74. ncbi High-energy fractures of the tibial plateau. Knee function after longer follow-up
    Dennis P Weigel
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1541-51. 2002
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  75. ncbi Unstable extra-articular fractures of the distal radius: a prospective, randomised study of immobilisation in a cast versus supplementary percutaneous pinning
    T Azzopardi
    Wishaw General Hospital, Netherton Street, Wishaw, Scotland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:837-40. 2005
    ..This does not correlate with an improved functional outcome in a low-demand, elderly population...
  76. ncbi Comparison between external fixation and cast treatment in the management of distal radius fractures in patients aged 65 years and older
    Cem Nuri Aktekin
    Ankara Numune Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Hand Surg Am 35:736-42. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the functional and radiographic outcomes of dorsally displaced distal radius fractures treated by closed reduction plaster cast fixation (CRPCF) and external fixation (EF) in patients 65 years and older...
  77. ncbi A follow-up study of condyle fracture in children
    J Choi
    Department of Dentistry, College of Medicine, Inha University, Korea
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 34:851-8. 2005
    ..3%) in some patients. Non-surgical treatment of condylar fractures in children results in the satisfactory long-term outcome of the jaw function despite the relative high frequency of radiologically noted aberrations...
  78. ncbi Buckle fractures of the distal radius are safely treated in a soft bandage: a randomized prospective trial of bandage versus plaster cast
    Simon West
    Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, South Wales, UK
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:322-5. 2005
    ..Results were highly positive for treatment in bandage, with no reported adverse effects and a highly desirable result for the patient. The authors would suggest a change in treatment policy for such fractures...
  79. ncbi Revisiting the concept of talar shift in ankle fractures
    John Lloyd
    4 Victoria Drive West, Salisbury District Hospital, Wiltshire, SP2 8QX United Kingdom
    Foot Ankle Int 27:793-6. 2006
    ..Their finding was that 1 mm of talar shift resulted in a 42% decrease in tibiotalar contact surface area. Based on this conclusion, 1 mm of talar shift became the recognized indication for operative fixation...
  80. ncbi Optimizing stability in distal humeral fracture fixation
    SHAWN W O'DRISCOLL
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:186S-194S. 2005
    ..This can be done by interdigitating and locking the screws together as they pass through the distal fragments from the medial and lateral plates placed in the sagittal plane...
  81. ncbi Treatment options for complex elbow fracture dislocations
    D H Lee
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 505 MEB, 1813 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 3295, USA
    Injury 32:SD41-69. 2001
    ..A surgical algorithm is presented to provide guidelines for treating these complex injuries...
  82. ncbi Preperitoneal pelvic packing in the child with an unstable pelvis: a novel approach
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:e17-9. 2006
    ..Combined external pelvic fixation and preperitoneal pelvic packing may represent a revolutionary management strategy for mechanically unstable pelvis fractures in critically injured patients...
  83. ncbi Emergent stabilization of pelvic ring injuries by controlled circumferential compression: a clinical trial
    James C Krieg
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    J Trauma 59:659-64. 2005
    ..In a prospective clinical trial, we documented how this device can provide effective reduction of open-book type pelvic injuries without causing overcompression of lateral compression type injuries...
  84. ncbi Calcaneal fractures: indirect reduction and external fixation
    William C McGarvey
    Foot Ankle Int 27:494-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the use of indirect reduction with Ilizarov external fixation as a viable alternative in the surgical treatment of certain calcaneal fractures...
  85. ncbi External fixation for displaced intra-articular fractures of the calcaneum
    B Magnan
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale Lodonco Amtomio Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1474-9. 2006
    ..The clinical results appear to be comparable with those obtainable with open reduction and internal fixation, with the advantages of reduced risk using a minimally-invasive technique...
  86. ncbi Occlusal results after open or closed treatment of fractures of the mandibular condylar process
    E Ellis
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75390 9109, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 58:260-8. 2000
    ..This study compared the occlusal relationships after open or closed treatment for fractures of the mandibular condylar process...
  87. ncbi Outcome of distal radial fractures in young adults
    J D Gliatis
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 25:535-43. 2000
    ..No measure of either intra- or extra-articular malunion influenced the severity or frequency of persistent wrist pain...
  88. pmc Evolution of a multidisciplinary clinical pathway for the management of unstable patients with pelvic fractures
    W L Biffl
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    Ann Surg 233:843-50. 2001
    ..To determine whether the evolution of the authors' clinical pathway for the treatment of hemodynamically compromised patients with pelvic fractures was associated with improved patient outcome...
  89. ncbi Optimizing the biomechanical compatibility of orthopedic screws for bone fracture fixation
    A Gefen
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Med Eng Phys 24:337-47. 2002
    ..Accordingly, the present work demonstrates that finite element computer simulations can be used as a powerful tool for design and evaluation of bone screws, including geometrical features, material characteristics and even coatings...
  90. ncbi Delayed surgical fixation of fractured hips in older people: impact on mortality
    Andy Williams
    Gloucester Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Gloucester, UK
    J Adv Nurs 52:63-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this project was to ascertain whether increasing delays from admission to surgical repair of hip fractures showed a direct relationship to mortality within the first postoperative year...
  91. ncbi Operative treatment of tibial fractures in children: are elastic stable intramedullary nails an improvement over external fixation?
    Erik N Kubiak
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, 14th Floor, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1761-8. 2005
    ..Both elastic stable intramedullary nails and external fixation can be utilized. We retrospectively reviewed our experience with these two techniques to determine if one is superior to the other...
  92. pmc Mortality associated with delay in operation after hip fracture: observational study
    Alex Bottle
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College London, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP
    BMJ 332:947-51. 2006
    ..To estimate the number of deaths and readmissions associated with delay in operation after femoral fracture...
  93. ncbi Stabilization of pelvic ring disruptions with a circumferential sheet
    Tamara Simpson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Trauma 52:158-61. 2002
  94. ncbi 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...
  95. ncbi [Results of excision of the radial head in comminuted fractures]
    Osman Tugrul Eren
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology 1 Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, Sisli Etfal Hospital, 34360 Sişli, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 36:12-6. 2002
    ..To evaluate the results of radial head excision in the treatment of comminuted radial head fractures...
  96. ncbi Fracture fixation problems in osteoporosis
    Knut Strømsøe
    Orthopaedic Department, Aker University Hospital, Trondheimsveien 235, 0514, Oslo, Norway
    Injury 35:107-13. 2004
    ..Still basic principals in fracture treatment may not be eclipsed by new fixation devices...
  97. ncbi Augmented external fixation versus percutaneous pinning and casting for unstable fractures of the distal radius--a prospective randomized trial
    Brian J Harley
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13206, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 29:815-24. 2004
    ..Our hypothesis was that external fixation with augmentation would provide superior results compared with percutaneous pinning and casting...
  98. pmc Distal radial fracture treatment: what you get may depend on your age and address
    Jason Fanuele
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1313-9. 2009
    ..S. Medicare population stratified by hospital referral region and (2) whether the type of fracture treatment is affected by patient age, race, sex, comorbidity, or hospital referral region...
  99. ncbi Femoral neck shortening after fracture fixation with multiple cancellous screws: incidence and effect on function
    Michael Zlowodzki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Trauma 64:163-9. 2008
    Shortening of the femoral neck after fracture fixation with multiple parallel screws decreases the moment arm for the abductor muscles of the hip...
  100. ncbi Closed versus open reduction of mandibular condylar fractures in adults: a meta-analysis
    Marcy L Nussbaum
    Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:1087-92. 2008
    ..It would be beneficial, therefore, to critically analyze past studies that have directly compared the 2 methods in an attempt to answer this question...
  101. ncbi Comparison of unreamed nailing and external fixation of tibial diastases--mechanical conditions during healing and biological outcome
    P Klein
    Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Free and Humboldt University of Berlin, Campus Virchow Clinic, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Orthop Res 22:1072-8. 2004
    ..In this study, unreamed nailing of a tibial diastasis did not provide rotational stability of the osteosynthesis and resulted in a significant delay in bone healing...

Research Grants27

  1. An intramedullary device for less invasive surgical fixation of wrist fractures.
    Edward Diao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Adaptation of our TABI device for intramedullary fracture fixation of the distal radius would provide orthopaedic surgeons with a valuable option in the treatment of distal ..
  2. Calcium Phosphate Bone Cement Nanocomposites
    KENNETH LAWRENCE LAMBERT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..materials for many orthopedic applications, such as general bone grafts, prosthesis fixation, plateau fracture fixation, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty, etc...
  3. EXPANDING BONE CEMENT FOR TUBULAR HAND FRACTURES
    David Hile; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In vivo studies will then assess the feasibility of this space-filling cement to support fracture fixation in an intramedullary rat model using histomorphometric techniques...
  4. SPRINT- Randomized Trial of Tibial Fracture Fixation
    Marc Swiontkowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Proponents believe that reaming increases cortical bow blood flow increases the stability of the fracture fixation, and provides autogenous bone graft at the fracture site...
  5. Evaluating and Improving and Emergent Technology for Fixation of Bone Fractures
    Michael Bottlang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Locked plating is thought to be one of the most important, present-day advancements in fracture fixation. It preserves periosteal blood supply and may improve fixation in osteoporotic bone...
  6. GRADIENT CALCIUM PHOSPHATE FIBERS FOR ORTHOPEDIC DEVICES
    YONGREN PENG; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..selected composite fixation devices for clinical trials; and (2) the efficacy of load-bearing long bone fracture fixation using bioresorbable composite intramedullary rods with cross-locking pins will be established...
  7. QUANTIFYING TRACER TRANSPORT IN CYCLICALLY LOADED BONE
    SUSANNAH FRITTON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..bed rest, or a microgravity environment, and to improve the design and functionality of orthopaedic implants such as total joint replacements and fracture fixation devices as well as biological bone tissue replacements.
  8. TOTALLY BIOABSORBABLE COMPOSITE BONE FIXATION DEVICE
    IH HOUNG LOH; Fiscal Year: 1992
    Bioabsorbable polymers have received considerable attention for making internal fracture fixation devices; however, their mechanical properties, particularly modulus are not adequate for long bone fixation...
  9. FUNCTIONALIZED SURFACES FOR BONE CELL ADHESION
    Paul Ducheyne; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Two types of implants, fixation devices (usually fracture fixation) and artificial joints, are used in orthopaedic treatments and oral and maxillofacial procedures: they ..
  10. TESTING OF ADAPTIVE BONE CHANGE HYPOTHESES
    JAMES KOENEMAN; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..stress-bone density relationship which predicts long term bone changes around total joint replacements, fracture fixation devices and osteotomies...
  11. MINORITY PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
    Saadiq El Amin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Some examples are in the areas of fracture fixation, segmental bone defects and healing of cranial-facial bone injuries...
  12. MECHANICAL FACTORS IN CARTILAGE REPAIR
    SHAWN O DRISCOLL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is felt that these findings will have relevance to other important area of orthopedics, including fracture healing, and have significant potential to impact the care of patients. ..
  13. A RENEW Intervention for Elderly Cancer Survivors
    Paul Lastayo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. ROLE OF ANGIOGENESIS IN BONE REPAIR
    Theodore Miclau; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and UCSF are fully committed to the support of junior faculty researchers. ..
  15. TWO X-LINKED GENES THAT REGULATE MINERAL HOMEOSTASIS
    Michael Whyte; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  16. The Interaction of Mechanical Load and Inflammation in Tendon-Bone Healing
    Scott A Rodeo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results of our studies will allow a scientific basis for the design of post- operative rehabilitation prescription. ..
  17. Tissue Engineering of Cartilage using Periosteum
    SHAWN O DRISCOLL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, by eliminating the need for cell culture expansion facilities and expertise, the cost of this approach should be considerably less thereby making cartilage repair more globally accessible. ..
  18. Metabolic Consequences of Thymidine Sparing Regimens
    Grace A McComsey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..at the top of each printed page and each continuation page. RESEARCH GRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Numbers Face Page 1 Description, ..
  19. Prevention of Neck Injuries in Older Adults During Rear Motor Vehicle Collsions
    PAUL IVANCIC; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed project will provide important research-based data that may form the basis for future safety standards and help to decrease the frequency and severity of neck injuries in older adults, thus benefiting society. ..
  20. Role of Mitochondria in HIV Lipoatrophy
    Grace McComsey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Uridine Supplementation for HIV lipoatrophy
    Grace McComsey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..On-study subjects will continue to be followed per study protocol for a total of 12 months. The last 6 months of the grant will be dedicated to processing of samples and analysis of all data. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Rabbit Model for In Vivo Monitoring of Bone Structure
    Michael Voor; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It will give investigators the opportunity to watch the specific trabecular surfaces that are affected by various treatments and to observe when these effects occur. ..
  23. Development of a Skin Cancer Quality of Life Insturment
    John Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  24. Biology of stable and non-stable fracture repair
    Theodore Miclau; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our goal is to use the findings from these studies to develop new treatments to stimulate fracture healing. ..
  25. Reducing the Disproportionate Burden of Orofacial Injury
    Vivek Shetty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. 2006 Summer Bioengineering Conference
    Vijay Goel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This should help create the necessary work force of varied interests in the health care field. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..