Recent published articles by our Orthopaedic Trauma Fellows and Faculty Physicians:

  • Boulton CL, Kim H, Shah SB, Ryan SP, Metzger TA, Hsieh AH, O’Toole RV. Do locking screws work in plates bent at holes? J Orthop Trauma 2014;28(4):189–194.
  • Boulton CL, Pollak AN. Special topic: Ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fractures: Does Evidence give us the answer? Injury 2015;46(3):478–483.
  • D’Alleyrand JC, Manson TT, Dancy L, Castillo RC, Bertumen JB, Meskey T, O’Toole RV. Is time to flap coverage o open tibial fractures an independent predictor of flap-related complications? J Orthop Trauma 2014;28(5):288–293.
  • Forward DP, Doro CJ, O’Toole RV, Kim H, Floyd JC, Sciadini MF, Turen CH, Hsieh AH, Nascone JW. A biomechanical comparison of a locking plate, a nail, and a 95° angled blade plate for fixation of subtrochanteric femoral fractures. J Orthop Trauma 2012;26(6):334–340.
  • Furey AJ, Karp J, O’Toole RV. Does early fixation of posterior wall acetabular fractures lead to increased blood loss? J Orthop Trauma 2013;27(1):2–5.
  • Gary JL, Sciadini MF. Injury to the anterior tibial system during percutaneous plating of a proximal tibial fracture: Case report. Orthopedics 2012;35(7):e1125–e1128.
  • Gary JL, Mulligan M, Banagan K, Sciadini MF, Nascone JW, O’Toole RV. Magnetic resonance imaging for the evaluation of ligamentous injury in the pelvis: A prospective case-controlled study. J Orthop Trauma 2014;28(1):41–47.
  • Gaski GE, Manson TT, Castillo RC, Slobogean GP, O’Toole RV. Nonoperative treatment of intermediate severity lateral compression type 1 pelvic ring injury with minimally displaced complete sacral fracture. 2014;28(12):674−680.
  • Golden RD, Kim H, Watson JD, Oliphant BW, Doro C, Hsieh AH, Osgood GM, O’Toole RV. How much vertical displacement of the symphysis indicates instability after pelvic injury? J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2013;74(2):585–589.
  • Goldwyn E, Pensy R, O’Toole RV, Nascone JW, Sciadini MF, LeBrun C, Manson T, Hoolachan J, Castillo RC, Eglseder WA. Do traction radiographs of distal radial fractures influence fracture characterization and treatment? J Bone Joint Surg Am 2012;94(22):2055−2062.
  • Hagen J, Castillo R, Dubina A, Gaski G, Manson TT, O’Toole RV. Does surgical stabilization of lateral compression- type pelvic ring fractures decrease patients’ pain, reduce narcotic use, and improve mobilization? Clin Orthop Relat Res 2015;[Epub ahead of print August 25].
  • Hawks MA, Kim H, Strauss JE, Oliphant BW, Golden RD, Hsieh AH, Nascone JW, O’Toole RV. Does a trochanteric lag screw improve fixation of vertically oriented femoral neck fractures? A biomechanical analysis in cadaveric bone. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2013;28(8):886–891.
  • Kaufman AM, Pensy RA, O’Toole RV, Eglseder WA. Safety of immediate open reduction and internal fixation of geriatric open fractures of the distal radius. Injury 2014;45(3):534–539.
  • Keller JM, Sciadini MF, Sinclair E, O’Toole RV. Geriatric trauma: Demographics, injuries, and mortality. J Orthop Trauma 2012;26(9):e161–e165. 
  • Kleweno CP, O’Toole RV, Ballreich J, Pollak AN. Does fracture care make money for the hospital? An analysis of Hospital revenues and costs for treatment of common fractures. J Orthop Trauma 2015;29(7):e219–e224.
  • Okike K, O’Toole RV, Pollak AN, Bishop JA, McAndrew CM, Mehta S, Cross WW III, Garrigues GE, Harris MB, LeBrun CT. Survey finds few orthopedic surgeons know the costs of the devices they implant. Health Aff (Millwood) 2014;33(1):103–109.
  • Oliphant BW, Kim H, Osgood GM, Golden RD, Hawks MA, Hsieh AH, O’Toole RV. Predrilling does not improve the pullout strength of external fixator pins: A biomechanical study. J Orthop Trauma 2013;27(2):e25–e30.
  • O’Toole RV, Cox G, Shanmuganathan K, Castillo RC, Turen CH, Sciadini MF, Nascone JW. Evaluation of computed tomography for determining the diagnosis of acetabular fractures. J Orthop Trauma 2010;24(5):284–290.
  • Paryavi E, Christian MW, Eglseder WA, Pensy RA. Sustentaculum lunatum: Appreciation of the palmar lunate facet in management of complex intra-articular fractures of the distal radius. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 2015;44(9):E303–E307.
  • Schulman JE, O’Toole RV, Castillo RC, Manson T, Sciadini MF, Whitney A, Pollak AN, Nascone JW. Pelvic ring fractures are an independent risk factor for death after blunt trauma. J Trauma 2010;68(4):930–934.
  • Slobogean G, Sprague S, Furey A, Pollak A. Orthopaedic trauma care specialist program for developing countries. J Orthop Trauma 2105;29[suppl 10]:S1.
  • Strauss JE, O’Toole RV, Pollak AN. Does supplemental epidural anesthesia improve outcomes of acetabular fracture surgery? J Orthop Trauma 2012;26(2):67–72.
  • Strebe S, Kim H, Russell JP, Hsieh AH, Nascone J, O’Toole RV. Analysis of strategies to increase external fixator stiffness: Is double stacking worth the cost? Injury 2014;45(7):1049–1053.
  • Torbert JT, Moraff A, Matuszewski PE, Holmes A, Joshi M, Pollak AN, O’Toole RV. Current bacterial speciation and antibiotic resistance in acute deep infections after operative fixation of fractures. J Orthop Trauma 2015;29(1):7–17.
  • Vranis N, Paryavi E, Christian M, Joshi M, Pensy RA. Septic arthritis and osteomyelitis caused by Pasteurella multocida. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 2015;44(7):E239–E241.