2012 Highlight Paper Winners


Operative Treatment of Displaced Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures: Long-Term (10-20 Years) Results in 108 Fractures Using a Prognostic CT Classification
Roy Sanders, MD; Zachary Vaupel, MD


Core Muscle Size and Mortality Following Nonoperative Management of Pelvic Fractures
William D. Scheidler, BS; Shaun P. Patel, BS; Sven A. Holcombe, BS2; Stewart C. Wang, MD, PhD; James A. Goulet, MD


Can We Tell If the Syndesmosis is Reduced Using Fluoroscopy?
Paul Tornetta III, MD; Scott Koenig, MD; Gabriel Merlin; Yelena Bogdan, MD


A Comparison of More and Less Aggressive Bone Débridement Protocols for the Treatment of Open Supracondylar Femur Fractures
William M. Ricci, MD; Cory A. Collinge, MD; Philipp N. Streubel, MD; Christopher M. McAndrew, MD; Michael J. Gardner, MD


The Cost Effectiveness and Utility of Trauma Center Care Following Major Lower Extremity Trauma
Herman S. Johal, MD, MPH; Ellen J. MacKenzie, PhD


Operating Room Efficiency: Benefits of an Orthopaedic Traumatogist at a Level II Trauma Center
Peter L. Althausen, MD, MBA; Daniel John Coll, MHS, PA-C; Timothy J. O’Mara, MD; Timothy J. Bray, MD


A Comparison of Cemented and Uncemented Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty Complications in the Early Postoperative Period
Ross K. Leighton, MD, FRCSC, FACS; Uwe Dahn, MD; Kelly Trask, BEng, MSc, CCRP


Transiliac-Transsacral Screw Fixation in C-Type Pelvic Ring Injuries Reduces Postoperative Failure
Gregory Y. Blaisdell, MD; James C. Krieg, MD; Milton L. Chip Routt Jr, MD


Is Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Fixation of Type 3 Posterior Ring Injuries as Accurate as Open Reduction and Internal Fixation?
Adam Lindsay, MD; Paul Tornetta, III, MD; Amna Diwan, MD; David C. Templeman, MD


Prognostic Factors for Reoperation Following Plate Fixation of Fractures of the Midshaft Clavicle
Laura A. Schemitsch; Emil H. Schemitsch, MD; Paul R. Kuzyk, MD; Michael D. McKee, MD; Milena R. Vicente, RN, CCRP


The PROMIS Physical Function Computerized Adaptive Test Is as Reliable and Valid as the Short Musculoskeletal Function Assessment in the Orthopaedic Trauma Population With Less Ceiling Effect
Man Hung, PhD; Thomas F. Higgins, MD; Charles L. Saltzman, MD; Ami R. Stuart, PhD; Shirley Hon;
Stefan Rhodewalt; Ashley M. Woodbury, BS; Gregory M. Daub, BS; Erik N. Kubiak, MD

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