1997 - Highlight Papers


Moderator: Thomas F. Varecka, MD


Surgeon Randomized, Prospective Study Comparing Reamed vs. Unreamed Intramedullary Nailing for the Treatment of Unstable Closed and Open Tibial Diaphyseal Fractures
Christopher G.. Finkemeier, MD; Richard F. Kyle, MD; Andrew H. Schmidt, MD; David C. Templeman, MD; Thomas F. Varecka, MD; Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN


The Effect of Nicotine on the Proliferation of Isolated Periosteal Cells and Bone Marrow Cells in Culture
Maureen A. Finnegan, MD; Wan-Shou Guo; Herman May; Masaya Tsunoda; Seiji Kinoshita; Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX


 High-Pressure Pulsatile Lavage Irrigation of Fresh Fractures: Effects on Fracture Healing
Douglas R. Dirschl, MD; Gregory P. Duff, MD; Theodore Miclau, MD; Laurence E. Dahners, MD; Matthew Edin, BA; University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, SC


Accelerated Bone Mineral Loss following a Hip Fracture: A Prospective Longitudinal Study
Douglas R. Dirschl, MD; Richard C. Henderson, MD, PhD; Ward C. Oakley, MD; University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC


Pressure-Volume Characteristics of the Intact and Disrupted Pelvic Retroperitoneum
Kevin A. Thomas, PhD; Mark S. Vrahas, MD; Matthew R. Grimm, MD; Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA


Bohler’s Angle - Correlation with Long-Term Outcome in Displaced Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures
Richard E. Buckley, MD, FRCSC; Craig Loucks; University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


The Essex-Lopresti Reduction for Calcaneal Fractures Revisited
Paul Tornetta, III, MD; University Hospital, Brooklyn, NY


Do Foot Injuries Significantly Affect the Functional Outcome of Multiply-Injured Patients?
Emil H. Schemitsch, MD, FRCS(C); Diana C. Turchin, MD; Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS(C); James P. Waddell, MD, FRCS(C); St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Retrograde Intramedullary Nailing of Femoral Diaphyseal Fractures
 Robert F. Ostrum, MD; Joseph DiCicco, DO; Ronald Lakatos, MD; Attila Poka, MD; Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH


DHS vs. Medoff Plate for the Treatment of Unstable Intertrochanteris Fractures: A Randomized Prospective Study
J. Tracy Watson, MD; Berton R. Moed, MD; David E. Karges, DO; Kathryn E. Cramer, MD; Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

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