internal fracture fixation

Summary

Summary: The use of internal devices (metal plates, nails, rods, etc.) to hold the position of a fracture in proper alignment.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Percutaneous screw configuration versus perimeter plating of calcaneus fractures: a cadaver study
    Jonathan P Smerek
    Baltimore, MD, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 29:931-5. 2008
  2. pmc Are short femoral nails superior to the sliding hip screw? A meta-analysis of 24 studies involving 3,279 fractures
    Henry Wynn Jones
    Department of Orthopaedics, Bedford Hospital, Kempston Road, MK42 9DJ, Bedford, UK
    Int Orthop 30:69-78. 2006
  3. ncbi Osteoporotic pertrochanteric hip fractures: management and current controversies
    Dean G Lorich
    Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Weill College of Medicine of Cornell University, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    Instr Course Lect 53:441-54. 2004
  4. pmc Hemiarthroplasty or internal fixation for intracapsular displaced femoral neck fractures: randomised controlled trial
    Frede Frihagen
    Orthopaedic Centre, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    BMJ 335:1251-4. 2007
  5. ncbi The Norwegian Hip Fracture Register: experiences after the first 2 years and 15,576 reported operations
    Jan Erik Gjertsen
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The Norwegian Arthroplasty Register, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Orthop 79:583-93. 2008
  6. 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
  7. ncbi Evolution of the internal fixation of long bone fractures. The scientific basis of biological internal fixation: choosing a new balance between stability and biology
    Stephan M Perren
    AO Research and Development Institutes, Davos, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:1093-110. 2002
  8. 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
  9. ncbi Fractures of the clavicle
    L A Kashif Khan
    Edinburgh Shoulder Clinic, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4SU, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:447-60. 2009
  10. ncbi Acutrak screw fixation versus cast immobilisation for undisplaced scaphoid waist fractures
    L Adolfsson
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery and Burns, University Hospital, , Sweden
    J Hand Surg Br 26:192-5. 2001

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  1. ncbi Percutaneous screw configuration versus perimeter plating of calcaneus fractures: a cadaver study
    Jonathan P Smerek
    Baltimore, MD, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 29:931-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this cadaveric biomechanical study was to compare the strength of the standard perimeter plating with that of the percutaneous screw configuration for a Sanders type-2B calcaneus fracture...
  2. pmc Are short femoral nails superior to the sliding hip screw? A meta-analysis of 24 studies involving 3,279 fractures
    Henry Wynn Jones
    Department of Orthopaedics, Bedford Hospital, Kempston Road, MK42 9DJ, Bedford, UK
    Int Orthop 30:69-78. 2006
    ..63; 95% confidence interval 1.11-2.40) were greater with the IMN compared with the SHS. There was no evidence for a reduced failure rate with IMN in unstable trochanteric fractures...
  3. ncbi Osteoporotic pertrochanteric hip fractures: management and current controversies
    Dean G Lorich
    Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Weill College of Medicine of Cornell University, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    Instr Course Lect 53:441-54. 2004
    ..For patients with a reverse obliquity fracture pattern, the advantage of the intramedullary construct has been shown...
  4. pmc Hemiarthroplasty or internal fixation for intracapsular displaced femoral neck fractures: randomised controlled trial
    Frede Frihagen
    Orthopaedic Centre, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    BMJ 335:1251-4. 2007
    ..To compare the functional results after displaced fractures of the femoral neck treated with internal fixation or hemiarthroplasty...
  5. ncbi The Norwegian Hip Fracture Register: experiences after the first 2 years and 15,576 reported operations
    Jan Erik Gjertsen
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The Norwegian Arthroplasty Register, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Orthop 79:583-93. 2008
    ..The Norwegian Hip Fracture Register was established in January 2005 to collect nationwide information as a basis for improved management of patients with hip fractures. We now report our experience after the first 2 years...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi Evolution of the internal fixation of long bone fractures. The scientific basis of biological internal fixation: choosing a new balance between stability and biology
    Stephan M Perren
    AO Research and Development Institutes, Davos, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:1093-110. 2002
    ..The phenomenon of bone loss and stress protection has a biological rather than a mechanical explanation. The same mechanism of necrosis-induced internal remodelling may explain the basic process of direct healing...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi Fractures of the clavicle
    L A Kashif Khan
    Edinburgh Shoulder Clinic, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4SU, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:447-60. 2009
    ..However, nonunion is difficult to predict and may be asymptomatic in elderly individuals. The results of operative treatment are more unpredictable than they are for shaft fractures...
  10. ncbi Acutrak screw fixation versus cast immobilisation for undisplaced scaphoid waist fractures
    L Adolfsson
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery and Burns, University Hospital, , Sweden
    J Hand Surg Br 26:192-5. 2001
    ..Acute percutaneous internal fixation of undisplaced scaphoid waist fractures using the Acutrak screw allows early mobilisation without adverse effects on fracture healing...
  11. ncbi [Stabilisation of unstable trochanteric femoral fractures. Dynamic hip screw (DHS) with trochanteric stabilisation plate vs. proximal femur nail (PFN)]
    S Nuber
    Klinik fur Unfall und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Klinikum Augsburg
    Unfallchirurg 106:39-47. 2003
    ..Unstable pertrochanteric and per-/subtrochanteric femoral comminuted fractures can be treated just as well with PFN as with DHS and TSP. Our study results,however, lead us to recommend treatment with PFN...
  12. ncbi Internal fracture fixation using the Stoppa approach in pelvic ring and acetabular fractures: technical aspects and operative results
    Kees Jan Ponsen
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academical Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma 61:662-7. 2006
    ..We describe our experience with this approach in patients with pelvic and acetabular fractures with respect to fracture reduction, technical aspects, and the incidence of intra- and postoperative complications...
  13. ncbi Internal fixation versus hemiarthroplasty for displaced fractures of the femoral neck in elderly patients with severe cognitive impairment
    R Blomfeldt
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Orthopaedics at Stockholm Söder Hospital, S 11883 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:523-9. 2005
    ..001). In our opinion, there is little to recommend hemiarthroplasty with an uncemented Austin Moore prosthesis compared with internal fixation, in patients with severe cognitive dysfunction...
  14. ncbi Hip arthroplasty for failed internal fixation of intertrochanteric fractures
    Bosong Zhang
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, Jishuitan Hospital, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    J Arthroplasty 19:329-33. 2004
    ..The Harris Hip Score significantly improved from 38.4 points before the conversion to 79.8 points after an average follow-up of 7.4 years (range, 2-18 years). There was no revision for mechanical failure...
  15. ncbi Incidence of fracture-healing complications after femoral neck fractures
    Martyn J Parker
    Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Trust, Peterborough, UK
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 458:175-9. 2007
    ..Our study showed an increased risk for intracapsular hip fractures developing nonunion with older age and in females...
  16. ncbi Current concepts in volar fixed-angle fixation of unstable distal radius fractures
    Jorge L Orbay
    Miami Hand Center, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 445:58-67. 2006
    ..Volar fixed-angle plates need to withstand very high forces during rehabilitation, the magnitude of these forces are up to five times the loads applied on the hand...
  17. ncbi Revolution in plate osteosynthesis: new internal fixator systems
    Michael Schutz
    Clinic for Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Charite, Humboldt University, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Orthop Sci 8:252-8. 2003
    ..The new internal fixator systems [LISS (less invasive stabilization system) and LCP (locking compression plates)] offer new approaches to trauma surgery, especially for metaphyseal fractures...
  18. ncbi Treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractures with polymethyl methacrylate vertebroplasty and short-segment pedicle screw fixation
    Der Yang Cho
    Department of Neurosurgery, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Neurosurgery 53:1354-60; discussion 1360-1. 2003
    ..We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of reinforcing short-segment pedicle screw fixation with polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) vertebroplasty in patients with thoracolumbar burst fractures...
  19. ncbi Risk factors for ankle fracture requiring operative fixation
    G R Christey
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Surg 69:220-3. 1999
    ..However, epidemiological research on the causative factors is sparse. This study aims to identify the groups at risk of ankle fracture requiring operative fixation, and to suggest directions for further study...
  20. ncbi Operative management of displaced femoral neck fractures in elderly patients. An international survey
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Surgery, Hamilton Health Sciences General Hospital, 237 Barton Street East, 7 North, Suite 727, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2122-30. 2005
    ..Our objective was to clarify current opinion with regard to the operative treatment of displaced fractures of the femoral neck...
  21. ncbi Internal fixation compared with arthroplasty for displaced fractures of the femoral neck. A meta-analysis
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1673-81. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi Treatment of anterior fracture-dislocations of the proximal humerus by open reduction and internal fixation
    C M Robinson
    The Shoulder Injury Clinic, The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4SU, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:502-8. 2006
    ..The best treatment for younger patients (aged under 60 years) who sustain type-II injuries is controversial and an individualised approach to their management is advocated...
  23. ncbi A mechanical comparison of the locking compression plate (LCP) and the low contact-dynamic compression plate (DCP) in an osteoporotic bone model
    Martyn Snow
    Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Orthop Trauma 22:121-5. 2008
    ..To determine if locking compression plates (LCP) are mechanically advantageous compared to low-contact dynamic compression plates (DCP) when used as a bridging plate in a synthetic model of osteoporotic bone...
  24. ncbi Shaft fractures of the clavicle: current concepts
    Vinzenz Smekal
    Department of Trauma Surgery and Sports Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:807-15. 2009
    ..Though, indications for operative management remain controversial. Further prospective randomized comparative clinical trials are necessary for a well-founded risk-benefit analysis...
  25. ncbi Medial double-plating for fracture dislocations involving the proximal tibia
    Cong Feng Luo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shanghai Sixth People s Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University, 600 Yishan Road, Shanghai 200233, PR China
    Knee 13:389-94. 2006
    ..It was concluded that the medial double-plating operation is an effective way of managing fracture dislocations involving the proximal tibia...
  26. ncbi [Treatment of dislocated 3- and 4-part fractures of the proximal humerus with an angle-stabilizing fixation plate]
    R Hente
    Abteilung fur Unfallchirurgie, Klinikum der Universitat Regensburg
    Unfallchirurg 107:769-82. 2004
    ..Because 40% of the 4-part fractures with fracture dislocation yielded a satisfactory or better result, the plate fixator with angular stability may be an alternative to prosthetic replacement in selected cases...
  27. ncbi Functional outcome of unstable distal radius fractures: ORIF with a volar fixed-angle tine plate versus external fixation
    Thomas W Wright
    Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:289-99. 2005
    ....
  28. ncbi Transosseous suture fixation of proximal humeral fractures
    Panayiotis Dimakopoulos
    Shoulder and Elbow Unit, Orthopaedic Department, Patras University Hospital, Rio Patras 26504, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1700-9. 2007
    ..We evaluated the long-term functional and radiographic results of transosseous suture fixation in a series of selected displaced fractures of the proximal part of the humerus...
  29. 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
    ....
  30. ncbi Outcome of undisplaced and moderately displaced femoral neck fractures
    Kristian Bjørgul
    Department of Orthopaedics, Østfold Hospital, Fredrikstad, Norway
    Acta Orthop 78:498-504. 2007
    ..We compared the outcome of displaced fractures with good healing potential (moderately displaced fractures) to the outcome of undisplaced fractures treated by internal fixation with 2 parallel screws...
  31. ncbi Posterior fixation of thoracolumbar burst fracture: short-segment pedicle fixation versus long-segment instrumentation
    Gunduz Tezeren
    Bayýndýr Medical Center, Ankanra, Turkey
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:485-8. 2005
    ..However, there are several studies regarding the high rate of failure. The aim of this prospective study was to compare SS versus long-segment (LS) instrumentation...
  32. ncbi Complications after tibia plateau fracture surgery
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, 4 Christovassili Street, Neo Psychikon, Athens, Greece
    Injury 37:475-84. 2006
    ..Prevention of the complications can optimise the clinical outcome in these patients...
  33. ncbi Comparison of internal fixation with total hip replacement for displaced femoral neck fractures. Randomized, controlled trial performed at four years
    Richard Blomfeldt
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Orthopaedics, Stockholm Soder Hospital, S 118 83 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1680-8. 2005
    ..The primary aim of the present study was to evaluate the outcomes at four years...
  34. ncbi [Treatment of proximal humeral fractures with the PHILOS angular stable plate. Presentation of 225 cases of dislocated fractures]
    M Kettler
    Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik Innenstadt, Klinikum der Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Nussbaumstrasse 20, 80336, Munchen, Germany
    Unfallchirurg 109:1032-40. 2006
    ..It is hoped that advanced locking medullary screws or plates will reduce the risk of secondary dislocation of screws or fracture segments when the bone of the humeral head is osteoporotic...
  35. ncbi Nonoperative treatment compared with plate fixation of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures. Surgical technique
    Sahal A Altamimi
    Upper Extremity Reconstructive Service, St Michael s Hospital, 55 Queen Street East, Suite 800, Toronto, ON M5C 1R6, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1-8. 2008
    ..We sought to compare patient-oriented outcome and complication rates following nonoperative treatment and those after plate fixation of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures...
  36. ncbi Percutaneous vertebroplasty in the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: an open prospective study
    B Cortet
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital of Lille, France
    J Rheumatol 26:2222-8. 1999
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of percutaneous vertebroplasty in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures responsible for severe and persistent pain...
  37. ncbi A prospective randomised trial of internal fixation versus arthroplasty for displaced fractures of the neck of the femur. Functional outcome for 450 patients at two years
    C Rogmark
    Department of Orthopaedics, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:183-8. 2002
    ..05). There was no difference in mortality. With a high rate of failure and poor functional outcome after IF, we recommend primary arthroplasty for displaced fractures of the neck of the femur in patients over 70 years of age...
  38. ncbi Four part fractures of the proximal humerus
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 18:126-7. 2004
    ..Treatment options for these displaced fractures include nonoperative treatment, open reduction and internal fixation, and arthroplasty. Presently, there is a lack of consensus on the optimal management strategy for this complex injury...
  39. ncbi Surgical tip: manipulation of closed pinning for intraarticular calcaneal fracture
    Tadashi Fujii
    Takai Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, 3 77 2 Isokabe, Kashiba, Nara 639 0236, Japan
    Foot Ankle Int 25:685-6. 2004
  40. ncbi Treatment of unstable distal radial fractures with the volar locking plating system
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 2130 Taubman Center, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2687-94. 2006
    ..We collected prospective outcomes data for patients undergoing open reduction and internal fixation of an inadequately reduced distal radial fracture with use of the volar locking plating system...
  41. ncbi Comparison of external and percutaneous pin fixation with plate fixation for intra-articular distal radial fractures. A randomized study
    Frankie Leung
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:16-22. 2008
    ..Two commonly used treatment methods are external fixation combined with percutaneous pin fixation and plate fixation. We performed a prospective multicenter randomized trial to compare these two treatment strategies...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi Internal fracture fixation in patients with osteoporosis
    Charles N Cornell
    Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 11:109-19. 2003
    ..Proper planning is essential for improved fracture fixation in this high-risk patient group...
  44. ncbi Minimally-invasive treatment of intra-articular fractures of the calcaneum
    J Stulik
    Spinal Surgery Unit, University Hospital Motol, V, Uvalu 84, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1634-41. 2006
    ..9%) were able to return to their original occupation at a mean of 5.6 months (3.2 to 12.5) after the injury. Semi-open reduction and percutaneous fixation is an effective treatment for displaced intra-articular fractures of the calcaneum...
  45. ncbi Biomechanical analysis of bicondylar tibial plateau fixation: how does lateral locking plate fixation compare to dual plate fixation?
    Thomas F Higgins
    University of Utah Department of Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Bioengineering Research Laboratory, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:301-6. 2007
    ..This study is designed to test the comparative strength of lateral-only locked plating to medial and lateral nonlocked plating in a cadaveric model of a bicondylar proximal tibial plateau fracture...
  46. ncbi A randomised study in all cervical hip fractures osteosynthesis with Hansson hook-pins versus AO-screws in 199 consecutive patients followed for two years
    Jan Mjørud
    Department of Surgery, Diakonhjemmets Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Injury 37:768-77. 2006
    ..A preoperative, prognostic-based selection between osteosynthesis and arthroplasty is the future goal for optimised femoral neck fracture treatment...
  47. ncbi Functional outcome of surgical treatment of symptomatic nonunion and malunion of midshaft clavicle fractures
    Nahum Rosenberg
    Nottingham Shoulder and Elbow Unit, City Hospital, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:510-3. 2007
    ..We show that, although solid union after realignment of symptomatic nonunion or malunion of midshaft clavicle fractures is predictable, the patients can remain functionally impaired...
  48. ncbi [The clinical use of the ISO-C(3D) imaging system in calcaneus fracture surgery]
    A Rübberdt
    Klinik fur Unfall und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Unfallkrankenhaus, Berlin
    Unfallchirurg 109:112-8. 2006
    ..2%/14.6%). These results suggest that intraoperative 3D Iso-C(3D) imaging provides a high diagnostic reliability. By careful assessment of the images the surgeons receive information which could lead to a change of the operative strategy...
  49. ncbi [Management of complications after angularly stable locking proximal humerus plate fixation]
    C Voigt
    Klinik fur Unfall und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Friederikenstift Hannover mit Unfallklinik, Humboldtstrasse 5, 30169 Hannover, Germany
    Chirurg 78:40-6. 2007
    ..In this prospective study, complications observed after angularly stable proximal humerus plate fixation (locking proximal humerus plate) were analysed by deriving specific therapies...
  50. ncbi Comminuted olecranon fractures: a comparison of plating methods
    Michael J Gordon
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 6550 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 15:94-9. 2006
    ..This construct was significantly (48%) stronger than dual medial and lateral plating...
  51. ncbi Outcome after open reduction and internal fixation of capitellar and trochlear fractures
    James H Dubberley
    University of Manitoba, Pan Am Clinic, 75 Poseidon Bay, Winnipeg, MB R3M 3E4, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:46-54. 2006
    ..Capitellar and trochlear fractures are uncommon fractures of the distal aspect of the humerus. There is limited information about the functional outcome of patients managed with open reduction and internal fixation...
  52. ncbi Perioperative morbidity and 30-day mortality after intertrochanteric hip fractures treated by internal fixation or arthroplasty
    Ryan E Dobbs
    Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Arthroplasty 20:963-6. 2005
    ..Although the incidence of 30-day mortality in these groups was not significantly different, the patients in the arthroplasty group were more likely to have a complicated intraoperative course and die in the hospital...
  53. ncbi A meta-analysis of outcomes of external fixation versus plate osteosynthesis for unstable distal radius fractures
    Zvi Margaliot
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:1185-99. 2005
    ..We performed a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis of the current literature on external fixation and internal fixation of distal radius fractures to determine the dominant strategy based on available scientific evidence...
  54. ncbi Primary arthroplasty is better than internal fixation of displaced femoral neck fractures: a meta-analysis of 14 randomized studies with 2,289 patients
    Cecilia Rogmark
    Lund University, Department of Orthopaedics, Malmö University Hospital Malmö, Sweden
    Acta Orthop 77:359-67. 2006
    ..The treatment of displaced femoral neck fractures has long been debated. 14 randomized controlled studies (RCTs) comparing internal fixation with primary arthroplasty may give material for evidence-based decision making...
  55. ncbi Fixation of distal radius fractures using a fragment-specific system
    Stephen B Schnall
    Department of Clinical Orthopaedics and Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 445:51-7. 2006
    ..The grip strength at final followup averaged 67% compared with the uninjured extremity. Wrist flexion averaged 46 degrees, extension averaged 57 degrees, pronation averaged 80 degrees, and supination averaged 73 degrees...
  56. ncbi Volar fixed-angle plating of distal radius extension fractures: influence of plate position on secondary loss of reduction--a biomechanic study in a cadaveric model
    Herwig Drobetz
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Neunkirchen General Hospital, Neunkirchen, Austria
    J Hand Surg Am 31:615-22. 2006
    ..The purposes of this study were (1) to evaluate radial shortening after plating with regard to plate position and (2) to evaluate whether plate position has an influence on the strength and rigidity of the plate-screw construct...
  57. ncbi Long-term results of various therapy concepts in severe pilon fractures
    Panagiotis Koulouvaris
    Hospital for Special Surgery Reconstruction of Joints, Weill Medical School of Cornell University, 542E 79st Apt 4O, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:313-20. 2007
    ..This is a retrospective case-control study of surgically treated pilon fractures which was undertaken to compare the internal fixation with the two external fixation methods...
  58. ncbi Anterior-inferior plate fixation of middle-third fractures and nonunions of the clavicle
    Cory Collinge
    Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and John Peter Smith Orthopedic Residency, Fort Worth, TX, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:680-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical results of patients treated for clavicle fractures and painful clavicular nonunions with anterior-inferior plating using a 3.5 mm plate...
  59. ncbi [The cloverleaf plate for osteosythesis of humeral head fractures. Definition of the current position]
    R Küchle
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätskliniken Mainz, Langenbeckstrasse 1, 55101, Mainz, Germany
    Unfallchirurg 109:1017-24. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi Wrist-bridging versus non-bridging external fixation for displaced distal radius fractures: a randomized assessor-blind clinical trial of 38 patients followed for 1 year
    Isam Atroshi
    Department of Radiology, Kristianstad Hospital, Kristianstad, Sweden
    Acta Orthop 77:445-53. 2006
    ..The purpose of this trial was to compare wrist-bridging and non-bridging external fixation for displaced distal radius fractures...
  61. ncbi Anteroinferior plating of midshaft clavicle nonunions and fractures
    Peter Kloen
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 21:170-9. 2009
    ..Anatomic reconstruction of clavicle with limited dissection and biomechanically optimal osteosynthesis. Anteroinferior plate placement to minimize patient's discomfort and need for implant removal...
  62. ncbi Treatment of 2- and 3-part fractures of the proximal humerus using external fixation: a retrospective evaluation of 62 patients
    Carlos Martin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Obispo Polanco Hospital, Teruel, Spain
    Acta Orthop 77:275-8. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi Results after operative treatment of transverse acetabular fractures
    Chang Wug Oh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kyungpook National University Hospital, 50 Samdok, Chung gu, Daegu, 700 721, Korea
    J Orthop Sci 11:478-84. 2006
    ..To determine the results and factors that affect the choice of operative treatment for transverse acetabular fractures, we retrospectively reviewed 15 cases of transverse fracture...
  64. ncbi Volar fixation of dorsally displaced distal radius fractures using the 2.4-mm locking compression plates
    Douglas S Musgrave
    Rebound Orthopedics, Southwest Washington Medical Center, Vancouver, WA 98664, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:743-9. 2005
    ..The initiation of early active motion may improve functional outcomes...
  65. ncbi The outcome of intra-articular distal radius fractures treated with fragment-specific fixation
    Leon S Benson
    Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1333-9. 2006
    ..To assess the clinical, radiographic, and functional outcome of treating intra-articular distal radius fractures with fragment-specific fixation...
  66. pmc Injuries as a result of treatment of tibial fractures in children: Claims for compensation submitted to the Patient Insurance Center in Finland
    Sauli Palmu
    Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Orthop 80:78-82. 2009
    ..We analyzed compensation claims concerning treatment of these fractures in Finland. We used this information to determine preventable causes of treatment injuries...
  67. ncbi [Is use of the fixateur externe no longer indicated for the treatment of unstable radial fracture in the elderly?]
    S Ochman
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Unfall, Hand und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Waldeyerstr 1, 48149, Munster, Germany
    Unfallchirurg 109:1050-7. 2006
    ..All this raises the question of whether external fixation is no longer indicated for distal radius fractures in the elderly, or is now no more than a second-line treatment...
  68. ncbi Unexpected high complication rate following internal fixation of unstable proximal humerus fractures with an angled blade plate
    Reinhard A Meier
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Basel University
    J Orthop Trauma 20:253-60. 2006
    ..The authors' goal was to analyze whether fixation with a bent valgus angled blade plate could improve the outcomes reported in the literature to date...
  69. ncbi [Proximal fracture of the femur in elderly patients. The influence of surgical care and patient characteristics on post-operative mortality]
    F Geiger
    Stiftung Orthopädische Universitätsklinik Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstr 200A, 69118, Heidelberg, Germany
    Orthopade 35:651-7. 2006
    ..THP, even after pertrochanteric fractures, is reasonable if it guarantees a quick and enduring mobilisation of the patient. Bicentric bipolar prostheses are recommended for high risk patients...
  70. pmc Percutaneous treatment of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery, Traumatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Orthop Sci 12:22-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of percutaneous treatment according to Forgon and Zadravecz in patients with displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures...
  71. ncbi [Pseudarthrosis of a calcaneus fracture: a case report]
    Lokman Karakurt
    Firat Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dali, Elazig
    Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 38:288-90. 2004
    ..He had a slight heel pain appearing only after walking long distances, which was attributed to the subtalar joint...
  72. ncbi Comparison of two methods of percutaneous pin fixation in displaced supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children
    A Foead
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Malaya Medical Center, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 12:76-82. 2004
    ..To conduct a prospective randomised controlled study to compare the stability and risk of nerve injury between fractures treated by medial-lateral pin fixation and those treated by 2-lateral pin fixation...
  73. ncbi Herbert screw fixation of capitellar fractures
    Sakae Sano
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:307-11. 2005
    ..5 to 9.3 years (mean, 5.6 years). All patients had a stable, pain-free elbow with good range of motion at follow-up. All fractures healed, and there was no evidence of avascular necrosis or degenerative change...
  74. ncbi Operative aspects of the syndesmotic screw: review of current concepts
    Michel P J van den Bekerom
    Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Injury 39:491-8. 2008
    ..The goal of this review was to collect evidence on the technical aspects of performing an osteosynthesis using a syndesmotic screw and to formulate some recommendations for clinical practice...
  75. ncbi Locking compression plate in long standing clavicular nonunions with poor bone stock
    Shah Alam Khan
    Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    J Trauma 64:439-41. 2008
    ..Aim of our study was to evaluate the use of Locking Compression Plate (LCP) in patients with long standing nonunions of the clavicle with osteoporotic bones...
  76. ncbi Calcaneal fractures--open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF)
    Hans Zwipp
    Trauma Department, University Hospital of Dresden, Germany
    Injury 35:SB46-54. 2004
    ..The latter is now being tested clinically in our unit...
  77. ncbi Initial post-fracture humeral head ischemia does not predict development of necrosis
    Johannes Dominik Bastian
    Department Clinical Research, Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lindenhofspital, Berne, Switzerland
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:2-8. 2008
    ..We conclude that osteosynthesis with preservation of the humeral head is worth considering when adequate reduction and stable conditions for revascularization can be obtained...
  78. ncbi Internal fixation of complex fractures of the proximal humerus
    C Gerber
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 86:848-55. 2004
    ..The mean active anterior elevation was 156 degrees. Internal fixation of complex fractures of the proximal humerus restored good shoulder function if avascular necrosis did not develop...
  79. ncbi Fractures of the femoral neck in children: long-term follow-up in 62 hip fractures
    Emre Togrul
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Cukurova University, Balcali, Adana 01330, Turkey
    Injury 36:123-30. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi Displaced comminuted midshaft clavicle fractures: use of Mennen plate fixation system
    Raffaele Russo
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Ospedale dei Pellegrini, Napoli, Italy
    J Trauma 63:951-4. 2007
    ..However, it is often difficult stabilizing small fragments, and there are several complications. The aim of this study was to assess an alternative technique using a Mennen plate...
  81. ncbi Transverse acetabular fracture: hybrid minimal access and percutaneous CT-navigated fixation
    Thomas Gross
    Department of Surgery, Trauma Unit, Kantonsspital Basel, University Hospital, University of Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, Basel 4031, Switzerland
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1000-2. 2004
  82. ncbi Isolated fracture of the trochlea: a case report
    Tetsuya Nakatani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hyogo Prefectural Awaji Hospital, Sumoto, Japan
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:340-3. 2005
  83. ncbi The association between subtalar joint motion and outcome satisfaction in patients with displaced intraarticular calcaneal fractures
    Stephen Kingwell
    Department of Surgery, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Foot Ankle Int 25:666-73. 2004
    ..The design of this study was a retrospective analysis from a randomized, controlled clinical trial. The setting was a Level I trauma center...
  84. ncbi Comparison of the bond strength of selected adhesive dental systems to cortical bone under in vitro conditions
    P Maurer
    Department of Oral and Plastic Maxillofacial Surgery, Martin Luther University, Halle Wittenberg, Halle 06097, Germany
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 33:377-81. 2004
    ..The use of dentin adhesives seemed to produce higher bond strength to bone than that attained with the cyanoacrylate adhesive...
  85. ncbi Displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures
    Sohail Bajammal
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hamilton Health Sciences General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 19:360-4. 2005
    ..OBJECTIVE: This study was designed to determine the effect of operative treatment compared with nonoperative treatment on the rate of union, complications, and functional outcome after intra-articular calcaneal fracture in adults...
  86. ncbi Biomechanical evaluation of clavicle fracture plating techniques: does a locking plate provide improved stability?
    Paul Celestre
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:241-7. 2008
    ..5 mm Universal Locking System Contourable Dual Compression Plate (Locked CDCP) in a synthetic midshaft transverse clavicle fracture model...
  87. ncbi A new approach for plate fixation of midshaft clavicular fractures
    B D Coupe
    Institute of Orthopaedics, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, UK
    Injury 36:1166-71. 2005
    ..These results compare very favourably with previously published series and we submit that this operative approach allows safe management of an otherwise potentially hazardous procedure...
  88. ncbi Open reduction and internal fixation of capitellar fractures with headless screws
    David E Ruchelsman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1321-9. 2008
    ....
  89. ncbi Congruent elbow plate fixation of olecranon fractures
    Meredith L Anderson
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:386-93. 2007
    ..Our results will be compared to previously published reports...
  90. ncbi Current therapy: complications associated with rigid internal fixation of facial fractures
    Shahid R Aziz
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, New Jersey Dental School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 26:565-71; quiz 572. 2005
    ..Complication rates appear to be inversely proportional with operator skill and experience when using RIF...
  91. ncbi Operative treatment of intra-articular distal humerus fractures
    Charalampos G Zalavras
    Los Angeles County USC Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:8-12. 2007
    ..In this article, we provide practical recommendations for surgical management of these complex fractures...
  92. ncbi Internal fixation of distal radius fractures
    Richard Y Kim
    Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:2-7. 2007
    ..In this article, we review each of these techniques and provide case examples to illustrate their applicability...
  93. ncbi Synthesis Pengo System plates for the treatment of long-bone diaphyseal fractures in dogs
    C Rahal
    School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science Botucatu, Sao Paulo State University UNESP, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 21:59-63. 2008
    ..The major disadvantage was the prominence of the implant. It was possible to conclude that the S.P.S. plate appears to be a suitable method for the treatment of diaphyseal fractures in dogs...
  94. ncbi Use of locking compression plates for long bone nonunions without removing existing intramedullary nail: review of literature and our experience
    Biren Nadkarni
    Delhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Sant Parmanand Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Trauma 65:482-6. 2008
    ..A method of obtaining stability at fracture site is described wherein locking compression plates are applied over the ununited fracture with bone grafting without removal of the underlying nail...
  95. ncbi [Intra-articular fracture of the distal humerus: outcome after osteosynthesis in patients over 60]
    J Proust
    Département d orthopédie traumatologie, Hopital Universitaire Dupuytren, 2, avenue Martin Luther King, 87042 Limoges Cedex
    Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot 93:798-806. 2007
    ..This is a retrospective analysis of patients aged over 60 years treated in a single center for intra-articular fractures of the distal humerus. Outcomes were compared with published results for osteosynthesis and arthroplasty...
  96. ncbi [TGF-beta1 as a pathophysiological factor in fracture healing]
    G Zimmermann
    Unfallchirurgische Klinik der Berufsgenossenschaftlichen Unfallklinik, Universitat Heidelberg, Ludwig Guttmann Strasse 13, 67071 Ludwigshafen, Deutschland
    Unfallchirurg 110:130-6. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate possible differences in sera levels of patients with normal and delayed union fracture healing...
  97. ncbi Open reduction and internal fixation of Mason type III radial head fractures with and without an associated elbow dislocation
    Ufuk Nalbantoglu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Acibadem Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Hand Surg Am 32:1560-8. 2007
    ..An additional purpose was to investigate whether there is any effect of elbow dislocation on the severity and functional outcome...
  98. ncbi "Shimming" a locking plate with washers to correct axial alignment
    Thomas F Higgins
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:400-3. 2007
    ..The described surgical technique entails the use of washers to elevate the plate from one end of the diaphyseal bone segment, thereby correcting potential varus or valgus...
  99. ncbi Surgical treatment of AO type C distal humeral fractures: internal fixation with a Y-shaped reconstruction (Lambda) plate
    Matthias Luegmair
    Sercice d Orthopédie Traumatologie, Centre hospitalier d Annecy, Annecy CEDEX, France
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:113-20. 2008
    ....
  100. ncbi Posteromedial supine approach for reduction and fixation of medial and bicondylar tibial plateau fractures
    Yoram A Weil
    Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:357-62. 2008
    ..This pattern is assessable using the preoperative CT scan. A supine posteromedial approach with antiglide plating provides a good clinical solution for these complex injuries...
  101. ncbi [Osteosynthesis of combined radius head and capitulum humeri fractures with mini-implants]
    K Ott
    Chirurgische Klinik A, Kantonsspital Luzern, Luzern
    Swiss Surg 9:275-82. 2003
    ..Combined injuries of the capitellum humeri and the radial head are rare. Most of them show combined osteocartilaginous lesions and collateral ligament lesions. Recommendations for treatment of these fatal injuries of the elbow are missing...

Research Grants5

  1. 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...
  2. RAPID MR VS XRAY: RANDOMIZED OUTCOME TRIAL FOR BACK PAIN
    JEFFREY JARVIK; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We have a window of opportunity before the rapid MRI becomes widely disseminated and a randomized trial is made impossible by the expectations of both patients and physicians. ..
  3. Minimally Invasive Approaches for Craniofacial Surgery
    Maria Troulis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Reducing the Disproportionate Burden of Orofacial Injury
    Vivek Shetty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Back pain Outcomes using Longitudinal Data (BOLD)
    Jeffrey G Jarvik; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....