1998 - Highlight Papers


Moderator- Thomas F. Varecka, MD


The Success of Exchanged Reamed Intramedullary Nailing for Femoral Shaft Nonunions
David J. Hak, MD; Stanley S. Lee, MD; James A. Goulet, MD; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Reamed vs Unreamed Intramedullary nailing of Femoral Shaft Fractures: Assessment of Pulmonary Dysfunction
Russell DeGroote, MD Calgary, AB


A Prospective Comparison of Antegrade and Retrograde Femoral Intramedullary Nailing
Robert F. Ostrum, MD, Columbus, OH


Conversion of External Fixation to Intramedullary Nailing for Femoral Shaft Fractures in Polytrauma Patients
Peter J. Nowotarski, MD, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN; Clifford H. Turen, MD; Robert J. Brumback, MD; J. Mark Scarboro, BA, Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD


Ender Rod Fixation for Pediatric Femur Fractures 
Kathryn E. Cramer, MD
, Detroit, MI


Effect of Interposed Periosteum in an Animal Physeal Fracture Model
Laura Senunas Phieffer, MD, Charolotte, NC


Competence of the Deltoid Ligament in Bimalleolar Ankle Fractures after Medial Malleolar Fixation In-Vivo
Paul Tornetta, III, MD, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA


A Randomized Prospective Trial of Humeral Shaft Fracture Fixation: Compression Plate vs Intramedullary Nail
R.G. McCormack, MD, FRCS, New Westminster, BC


Low-Profile Fixation of Tibial Plateau Fractures
George E. Herriott, III, MD, Morgantown, WV


Fix and Flap, the Radical Treatment of Severe Open Fractures of the Tibia
Malcolm Smith, MD, FRCS, Leeds,


The Effect of Unreamed, Limited-Reamed and Standard-Reamed Intramedullary nailing on Cortical Bone Porosity and New Bone Formation
Thomas M. Hupel, MD, Toronto, ON


Anatomic and Biomechanical Considerations Using a Lateral Starting Approach for Intramedullary nailing of Proximal Third Tibia Fractures
Ronald Wobig, MD, Lake Charles, LA


The Safe Zone for Tibial Nailing
Paul Tornetta, III, MD, Boston, MA

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