2020 Highlight Paper Winners


Intramedullary Kirschner Wires Versus Titanium Elastic Nails for Pediatric Femur Fractures: Preliminary Results From a Randomized Clinical Trial in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Edmund Ndalama Eliezer MD; Msami Evarist Ngowi MD; Revocatus Benard Luziba MD; Bryson McHaro Ikoshi FRCS (Ortho); John Mina Ibrahim MD; Emmanuel Roagthe Lema MMED (Ortho); David Shearer MD; Saam Morshed MD; Patrick Curran MD


Simple Decompression Versus Anterior Transposition of the Ulnar Nerve for Distal Humerus Fractures Treated With Plate Fixation: Secondary Outcomes of a Randomized Trial

Emil H Schemitsch MD; Gurrattan Chandhoke BS; Christine Schemitsch BS; Niloofar Dehghan MD; Milena Vicente RN; Aaron Nauth MD; Jeremy Hall MD; Michael D McKee MD

OTA Grant


Risk Factors for AVN After Talar Fractures

Maxwell C Alley MD; Paul Tornetta MD


Outcomes of 51e Femoral Neck Fractures in Young Adults Treated With a "Medial" Buttress Plate to Augment Traditional Fixation

Cory Alan Collinge MD; Hassan Riaz Mir MD; Michael T Archdeacon MD; Michael John Beltran MD; Michael J Gardner MD; Paul Tornetta MD; John Alan Scolaro MD; John P Ketz MD; Jaimo Ahn MD; Stephen A Sems MD; Chad Coles MD; Brett D Crist MD; Andres Felipe Rodriguez-Buitrago MD; Kyle James Jeray MD; Patrick F Bergin MD; Joseph R Hsu MD; Andrew H Schmidt MD; Jesse Patton Robinette MD; Walter W Virkus MD; Brian Mullis MD; Timothy G Weber MD; Daniel Scott Horwitz MD; Robert A Hymes MD


Is It Time to Stop Routine Cultures in Low-Risk Nonunion Surgeries?

Ainsley Katherine Bloomer BA; Olivia Rice MD; Louis Lewandowski MD; Gisele Bailey MS; Amber Nicole Stanley BS; Katheryn Marianne Peterson BS; Matt Morris BA; Susan Marie Odum PhD; Ziqing Yu MS; Meghan Wally MSPH; Christine Churchill BA; William T. Obremskey MD; Elsa Beatriz Rodriguez MD; Michael J Bosse MD; Laurence Kempton MD; Kevin Daniel Phelps MD; Rachel Seymour PhD; Stephen H Sims MD; Madhav A Karunakar MD; Joseph R Hsu MD


Quantifying Urinary and Sexual Dysfunction Following Pelvic Fracture

Kelly Ann Lefaivre MD; Pierre Guy MD; Peter Joseph O'Brien MD; Henry M Broekhuyse MD


What Factors Increase Revision Surgery Risk When Treating Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures With Arthroplasty: A Secondary Analysis of the HEALTH Trial

Michael Blankstein MD; Emil H Schemitsch MD; Sofia Bzovsky MSc; Rudolf W Poolman MD; Frede Frihagen MD; Daniel Axelrod MD; Diane Heels-Ansdell MSc; Mohit Bhandari MD; Sheila Sprague PhD; Patrick Christopher Schottel MD; HEALTH Investigators FRCS (Ortho)


One-Year Results of a Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Operative Versus Nonoperative Fixation of Minimally Displaced Lateral Compression Pelvis Fractures: Secondary Analysis of Previously Reported Short-Term Results

Gerard Slobogean MD; Greg E Gaski MD; Jason Warren Nascone MD; Marcus F Sciadini MD; Roman Natoli MD; Theodore Thomas Manson MD; Christopher T LeBrun MD; Todd Owen McKinley MD; Walter W Virkus MD; Anthony T Sorkin MD; Krista M Brown MS; Andrea Lynn Howe BS; Joshua Rudnicki BS; Blessing Enobun MBBS; Nathan N O'Hara; Robert V O'Toole MD


General Health Outcomes for Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment of Acute, Unstable Chest Wall Injuries: Results from a Previous Randomized Controlled Trial

Christine Schemitsch BS; Aaron Nauth MD; Michael D McKee MD; Emil H Schemitsch MD; Milena VicenteRN; Richard Jenkinson MD; Hans J Kreder MD; Niloofar Dehghan MD


Utility of Fibular Fixation in Same-Level Tibia and Fibula Fractures: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Richard E Buckley MD; Paul James Duffy MD; Robert Korley MD; Ryan Martin MD; Stephanie Yee BS; Aftab Akbari RN; Leah Schultz RN; Prism Schneider MD


Venous Thromboembolism in Hip Fracture Patients: A Subanalysis of the FAITH and HEALTH Trials

David Robert Walker Macdonald FRCS (Ortho); David William Neilly FRCS (Ortho); Prism Schneider MD; Sofia Bzovsky MSc; Sheila Sprague PhD; Daniel Axelrod MD; Rudolf W Poolman MD; Frede Frihagen MD; Mohit Bhandari MD; Marc F Swiontkowski MD; Emil H Schemitsch MD; Iain Stevenson FRCS (Ortho); FAITH Investigators FRCS (Ortho); HEALTH Investigators FRCS (Ortho)