Femur and Polytrauma

Fixed-angle versus Polyaxial Locking Plate Fixation Systems for Periprosthetic and/or Osteoporotic Distal Femoral Fractures

Nikolaos Kanakaris, MD, PhD; Oghofori Obakponovwe, MRCS; Matthew Costa, MD; David Shaw, MD, MSc, FRCS;Khitish Mohanty, MD, FRCS; Peter Giannoudis, MD, FRCS, MBBS, BS

The Effect of Knee Flexion Contracture on Outcomes of Distal Femur Fractures

Paul Tornetta, MD; Margaret Cooke, MD; Kenneth Egol, MD; Clifford Jones, MD, FACS; Janos Ertl, MD; Brian Mullis, MD; Ed Perez, MD; Cory Collinge, MD; Robert Ostrum, MD; Catherine Humphrey, MD; Robert Dunbar, MD; Michael Gardner, MD; William Ricci, MD; Laura Phieffer, MD; David Teague, MD; William Ertl, MD; Christopher Born, MD; Alan Zonno, MD;
Jodi A Siegel, MD; H Claude Sagi, MD; Andrew Pollak, MD; Andrew Schmidt, MD;
David Templeman, MD; Stephen Sems, MD; Darin Friess, MD; Hans-Christoph Pape, MD


Malalignment after Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis in Distal Femoral Fractures

Joon-Woo Kim, MD, PhD; Chang-Wug Oh, MD, PhD; Jong-Keon Oh, MD, PhD; Kyeong-Hyeon Park, MD

Trochanteric Entry Femoral Nails Yield Better Postoperative Femoral Version and Lower Revision Rates Than Retrograde and Piriformis Entry Nails: A Large Cohort Multivariate Regression Analysis

Richard Yoon, MD; Mark Gage, MD; David Galos, MD; Derek Donegan, MD; Frank Liporace, MD


Sagittal Femoral Bow is Dependent on Bone Density

John Lee, MD, MS; Samuel Rosenbaum, MD; Manuel Schubert, MD; Stewart Wang, MD, PhD; James Goulet, MD


Immediate Weight Bearing as Tolerated has Improved Outcomes Compared to Non-Weight Bearing after Intramedullary Fixation for Subtrochanteric Fractures

Brian Miller, MD; Brian P Cunningham, MD; Anthony Rhorer, MD; Gilbert Ortega, MD, MPH; Hrayr Basmajian, MD; Justin Roberts, MD; Kelly Jackson, NP; Saif Zaman, MD

Do We Really Understand the Patient Populations in Database Research:  A Comparison of Femoral Shaft Fracture Patients in Three Commonly Used National Databases

Andre Samuel, BBA; Adam Lukasiewicz, MSc; Matthew Webb, BA; Daniel Bohl, MPH; Bryce Basques, BS; Arya Varthi, MD; Michael Leslie, DO; Jonathan Grauer, MD


Patient-Specific Injury Profiles Predict Organ Failure in Multiply Injured Patients

Greg Gaski, MD; Travis Frantz, BS; Tyler McCarroll, BS; Scott Steenburg, MD;  Todd McKinley, MD


Limb Salvage Versus Transtibial Amputation: A Comparison of Functional Gait Outcomes

Katharine Mangan, MD; Trevor Kingsbury, MA; Marilynn Wyatt, MA, PT; Kevin Kuhn, MD


Increasing Severity of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Open Fracture Classification (OTA-OFC) Correlates with Increasing Amputation Rate: A Prospective Multicenter Study

Joseph Johnson, MD; Julie Agel, ATC; Matthew Karam, MD


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