1996 - Highlight Papers


Moderator: Donald A. Wiss, MD

Does IntraoperativeTip-Apex Distance (TAD) Estimation Reduce the Rate of Cut Out of Intertrochanteric Hip Fracture Fixation?
M. Baumgaertner, MD; B. Solberg, MD; C. Rykoski; Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


Clinical and CT Correlation of Calcaneal Fractures - A Two Year Follow-Up Study
P. Aubin, MD; R. Buckley, MD; D. Connell, MD; K. Hildebrand, MD; University of Calgary, Calgary, AB


Internal Fixation vs. Small Wire Circular External Fixation of Pilon Fractures: Treatment Protocol Based on Severity of Soft Tissue Injury
J. Watson, MD; B. Moed, MD; D. Karges, DO; K. Cramer, MD; Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI


Reuse of External Skeletal Fixator Components: Effectiveness in Reducing Cost and Effects on the Incidence of Fixator-Related Complications
 D. Dirschl, MD; I. Smith, RN; University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Raleigh, NC


Locked Intramedullary Nailing of Femoral Shaft Fractures in Adolescents
J. Beaty, MD; M. Herman, MD; A. Whittle, MD; Campbell Clinic-University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN


Unstable Fractures of the Distal Radius: Metaphyseal vs. Bridging External Fixation
M. McQueen, MD, FRSC Ed(Orth); C. Hajducka, C. Court-Brown, MF, FRCS Ed(Orth); Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland


Intraoperative Stimulus-Evoked EMG Monitoring for Placement of Iliosacral Screws: An Animal Model and Initial Clinical Results
B. Moed, MD; M. Anders, MD; B. Ahmad, MD; J. Craig, MD; G. Jacobson, PhD; Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI


Reamed vs. Nonreamed Femoral Nailing: A Preliminary Report
P. Tornetta, III, MD; D. Tiburzi, MD; Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY


Osteomyelitis: Treatment with Aggressive Debridement and Short Term Antibiotics
J. Schwappach, MD; M. Swiontkowski, MD; D. Hanel, MD; N. Vedder, MD; Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

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