2007 Highlight Paper Winners


Moderator: Andrew H. Schmidt

A Randomized Trial of Reamed versus Non-Reamed Intramedullary Nail Insertion on Rates of Reoperation in Patients with Fractures of the Tibia
Mohit Bhandari, MD and the S.P.R.I.N.T. Investigators


Functional, General, and Disability Outcomes after Tibial Nailing: A Randomized Trial 
Mohit Bhandari, MD; Paul Tornetta, III, MD


The Sequential Recovery of Health Status after Tibial Plafond Fractures
J. Lawrence Marsh, MD; Todd O. McKinley, MD; Douglas R. Dirschl, MD; Andrew G. Pick, BS; Geoffrey Haft, MD; Donald D. Anderson, PhD; Thomas D. Brown, PhD


Metabolic and Endocrine Abnormalities in Patients with Nonunions: Have We Been Missing the Boat?
Mark R. Brinker, MD; Daniel P. O’Connor, PhD; Yomna T. Monla, MD; Thomas P. Earthman, MD


The Role of Parathyroid Hormone in the Mechanosensitivity of Fracture Healing
Michael J. Gardner, MD; Marjolein C. H. van der Meulen, PhD; Joshua Carson, MD; Jonathan Zelken, MD; Benjamin F. Ricciardi, BA; Timothy M. Wright, PhD; Joseph M. Lane, MD; Mathias P. Bostrom, MD;

A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing an Antibiotic-Impregnated Bioabsorbable Bone Substitute to Antibiotic Bone Cement in Chronic Posttraumatic Infection
Michael D. McKee, MD; Esther Li; Lisa M. Wild, RN; Emil H. Schemitsch, MD


Early Intramedullary Femoral Fixation versus External Fixation in Polytrauma Patients at Risk for Systemic Complications:  A Prospective Randomized Controlled Multicenter Study
Hans-Christoph Pape, MD; Dieter Rixen, MD; Elisabeth Ellingsen Husbye, MD; Michael Mueller, MD; Clemens Dumont, MD; Christian Krettek, MD; Peter Giannoudis, MD; Peter Epoff, MD;


Patient Function following Femoral Neck Shortening and Varus Collapse after Cancellous Screw Fixation of Isolated Femoral Neck Fractures:  A Multicenter Cohort Study
Michael Zlowodzki, MD; Ole Brink, MD, PhD; Julie Switzer, MD; Scott Wingerter, MD; James Woodall Jr, MD; David R. Bruinsma; Brad A. Petrisor, MD; Philip J. Kregor, MD; Mohit Bhandari, MD, MSc


Single-Leg Stance Views for the Diagnosis of Pelvic Instability 
Paul Tornetta III, MD; David Templeman, MD; Jodi Siegel, MD1


Single-Leg Stance (Flamingo) Radiographs to Assess Pelvic Instability: How Much Motion Is Abnormal?
David N. Garras; Joshua T. Carothers, MD; Steven A. Olson, MD

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