2011 Highlight Paper Winners


Quality of Life and Sexual Function Following Traumatic Pelvic Fracture
Katherine F. Harvey-Kelly, MD; Nikolaos K. Kanakaris, MD; Oghor Opakponovwe, MD; Mudussar Ahmad, MD; Robert M. West, MD; Peter V. Giannoudis, MD


Acute Versus Late Intervention in Clavicle Fractures
Benjamin Ollivere, MD, FRCS
; Avishek Das, MRCS; Katie Rollins, MRCS; Kathleen Elliott, MBBS; Phillip Johnston, MD, FRCS; Lee van Rensburg, FRCS; Graham Tytherleigh-Strong, FRCS


Timing of Orthopaedic Surgery in Multiple Trauma Patients: Development of a Protocol for Early Appropriate Care
Heather A. Vallier, MD
; Xiaofeng Wang, PhD; Timothy A. Moore, MD; John H. Wilber, MD


Can We Trust Intraoperative Culture Results in Nonunions?
Daniel T. Altman, MD
; Gregory T. Altman, MD; Jeffrey J. Sewecke, DO; Trenton M. Gause, II, BA;
William J. Costerton, PhD


Functional Outcomes in Elderly Patients With Acetabular Fractures Treated With Minimally Invasive Reduction and Percutaneous Fixation
Joshua L. Gary, MD
; Michael VanHal, MD; Steven D. Gibbons; Charles M. Reinert, MD; Adam J. Starr, MD


Surgical Treatment Improves Clinical and Functional Outcomes for Patients Who Sustain Incomplete Bisphosphanate-Induced Femur Fractures
Kenneth A. Egol, MD
; Colin J. Prensky, BA; Ji Hae Park, BS; Zehava S. Rosenberg, MD; Nirmal C. Tejwani, MD


Effect of Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy on the Elution of Antibiotics from Polymethylmethacrylate Beads in a Porcine Simulated Open Femur Fracture Model
Thomas M. Large, MD
; Geoffrey Douglas, MD; Gregory Erickson, MD; J. Kevin Grayson, DVM, PhD


Quality of Life Following Acetabular Fracture Surgery, Importance of Reduction
Tomas Borg, MD, PhD
; Sune Larsson, MD, PhD


Patient Variables That May Predict Length of Stay and Incurred Hospital Costs in Elderly Patients With Low-Energy Hip Fracture
Anna E. Garcia, BS; J. V. Bonnaig, BS; Zachary T. Yoneda, BS; Justin E. Richards, MD; Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH; Manish K. Sethi, MD; A. Alex Jahangir, MD; William T. Obremskey, MD, MPH


Postsplinting Radiographs of Minimally Displaced Fractures: Good Medicine or Medicolegal?
Sonia Chaudhry, MD; Edward M. DelSole, BS; Kenneth A. Egol, MD


The Importance of Trauma Center Care on Mortality and Function Following Pelvic Ring and Acetabular Injuries
Saam Morshed, MD, PhD, MPH
; Gregory J. Jurkovich, MD; Jin Wang, PhD; Simon Knops, MD; Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH

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