2009 Highlight Paper Winners


Knee Pain after Tibial Nailing Correlates with Union
Scott Ryan, MD
; Paul Tornetta, III, MD; Cassandra Dielwart, MD; Elizabeth Krall Kaye, PhD


The Preoperative Diagnosis of Infection in Nonunions
Charlton Stucken, MD; Dana Olszewski, MD; William Creevy, MD; Paul Tornetta, III, MD


Does ORIF of Geriatric Acetabular Fractures Lead to Hip Arthroplasty and Poor Midterm Outcomes?
Robert V. O’Toole, MD; 
Emily Hui, MPH; Amit Chandra, BA


A Biomechanical Testing Model That Matches Clinical Failure Modes of Locked Plate Constructs
William M. Ricci, MD; 
Jacob Cartner BA; Yanming Zheng, PhD; Bob Jones, BA; Zane Hartsell; Paul Tornetta, III, MD


A Prospective Study of Cognitive Deficits, Depression and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Trauma Patients without Intracranial Injury
William T. Obremskey, MD, MPH; 
Rebecca Bauer, MD, MPH; Christine Abraham; Venice Anderson, MA; Yanna Song, MA; Kristin Archer, PhD, DPT; Oscar Guillamondegui, MD; James C. Jackson, PsyD; E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH


Risk Factors for Failure of Locked Plate Fixation of Distal Femur Fractures: An Analysis of 305 Cases
William M. Ricci, MD; 
Philipp N. Streubel, MD; Saam Morshed, MD; Cory Collinge, MD; Sean E. Nork, MD; 
Michael J. Gardner, MD


Youtube Video Clips as a Tool for the Study of Injury Dynamics:  Validating the Lauge-Hansen Ankle Fracture Classification System for In-Vivo Ankle Fractures
John Y. Kwon, MD; John J. Kadzielski, MD; Aron T. Chacko, BS; Paul T. Appleton, MD; Edward K. Rodriguez, MD, PhD


Predicting Future Displacement of Non-Operatively Managed Sacral Fractures:  
Can It Be Done?
Brandon Bruce, MD
; Mark Reilly, MD; Stephen H. Sims, MD


Primary Arthrodesis of the Tibiotalar Joint with Reconstruction of the Distal Tibial Metaphysis following Highly Comminuted C2 and C3 Pilon Fractures
Gary S. Gruen, MD; Ryan L. McMillen, DPM; Jason Dragavon Dahl, BS

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