Program Committee Highlight Papers

A Prospective, Randomised, Controlled Trial Comparing The Fibular Nail vs. Standard ORIF for Fixation of Ankle Fractures in Patients Under 65 Years of Age

Timothy White, MD, FRCS; Kate Bugler, Mb ChB, MRCS; Margaret McQueen, MD FRCS; Charles Court-Brown, MD



An Equivalence Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Close Contact Casting (CCC) with Internal Fixation Surgery for Unstable Malleolar Fractures in Patients Over 60 Years

Keith Willett, FRCS; David Keene, DPhil; Robert Handley, FRCS; Elizabeth Tutton, PhD; Tim Chesser, FRCS; Ian Pallister, FRCS, MD; Dipesh Mistry, PhD; Julian Nam, MSc;Ranjit Lall, PhD; Andrew Briggs, DPhil; Sallie Lamb, DPhil



Proximal Fracture of the Humerus: Evaluation by Randomisation (ProfHER) Trial

Amar Rangan, FRCS; Stephen Brealey, PhD; Helen Handoll, PhD; Ada Keding, MSc; Laura Jefferson,PhD; Belen Corbacho-Martin, MSc; Lorna Goodchild, MSc;Ling-Hsiang Chuang, PhD; Nigel Rossiter, FRCS; Catherine Hewitt, PhD; David Torgerson, PhD


A Multi-Centre RCT Comparing the InterTAN Device Versus the Sliding HipScrew in the Treatment of Geriatric HipFractures: Results depend on Pre-InjuryFunctional Level

David Sanders, MD; Dianne Bryant, PhD; Abdel-Rahman Lawendy, MD, PhD, FRCSC; Mark MacLeod, MD; Kevin Gurr, MD; Tim Carey, MD; Christina Tieszer, BSc, MSc; Steven Papp, MD FRCPC; Allan Liew, MD, FRCSC; Wade Gofton, MD, FRCPC; Julia Foxall; Chad Coles, MD; Ross Leighton, MD, FRCSC, FACS;
Kelly Trask, MSc; Darius Viskontas, MD; Trevor Stone, MD; Mauri Zomar; Andrew Trenholm, MD; Tracy Adams



The Supra-Patellar Variant of theSemi-Extended Surgical ApproachImproves Intramedullary Nail PositionCompared with the Conventional MedialParapatellar Approach - A Prospective Multi Centre RCT

Alan Johnstone, MD; Christopher Munro, MD; Pedro Caba, MD; Ismael Escriba, MD; Daren Forward, MD; Markus Graf, MD



Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound in AcuteTibial Shaft Fractures Treated with IM Nails:The Results of the TRUST Trial

Paul Tornetta, MD; Jason Busse, DC, PhD/Assistant Prof; Mohit Bhandari, MD, FRCSC, PhD; Thomas Einhorn, MD; Emil Schemitsch, MD; James Heckman, MD; Kwok-Sui Leong, MD; Diane Heels-Ansdell, MSc; Sun Kallyth, PhD; Gordon Guyatt, MD


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