The OrthoPodcast Improving Evidence-Based Orthopaedics, one ‘cast at a time.

July 24, 2016  
Hip Hemiarthroplasty: To Cement or Not to Cement? That is the Question!
Eric Pang, MD
Tim Wang, MD
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July 23, 2016  

Risk Factors for Failure Following Plate Fixation of Diaphyseal Clavicle Fractures

Tim Wang, MD

Little Nugget: Retrospective Multivariate Analysis evaluating the risk factors for nonunion, failure, infection following ORIF of Midshaft Clavicle Fractures.

Further Resources
Prognostic Factors for Reoperation After Plate Fixation of the Midshaft Clavicle.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26131565
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July 23, 2016  

Elbow Cross-Pinning for Persistent Post-Traumatic Instability

Tim Wang, MD

Introduction of a new technique to maintain a concentric reduction in instances of acute and sub-acute post-traumatic instability, as well as review of complications of Hinged External Fixation


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Further Resources:

Complications of Hinged External Fixation Compared With Cross-pinning of the Elbow for Acute and Subacute Instability

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4048400/

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January 18, 2015  

Modern Perspectives on the Treatment of Clavicle Fractures

Tim Wang, MD

Julius Bishop MD


Review of the recent data and randomized trials, as well as an interview with an Orthopaedic Traumatologist, regarding the management of midshaft clavicle fractures.


Further Resources:

Treatment of acute midshaft clavicle fractures: systematic review of 2144 fractures: on behalf of the Evidence-Based Orthopaedic Trauma Working Group.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16056089


Management of acute clavicle fractures.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18803979


Risk factors for nonunion after nonoperative treatment of displaced midshaft fractures of the clavicle.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23824382


Operative versus nonoperative care of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22419410


Cochrane in CORR®: Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating fractures of the middle third of the clavicle.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23740670


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October 27, 2014  

An update on the latest news in the controversial real of displaced midshaft clavicle fractures, including an interview with a Orthopaedic Traumatologist regarding his decision making and surgical treatment of choice.

September 2, 2014  
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20190103
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24184325
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August 31, 2014  

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18460685

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24430413
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April 20, 2014  
April 20, 2014

THE USE OF ANTIFIBRINOLYTICS IN ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY


Tim Wang, MD


ARTICLES:
Eubanks. Antifibrinolytics in Major Orthopaedic Surgery. JAAOS 2010
Dahuja et al. A Prospective Study on the Role of Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Postoperative Blood Loss in Total Knee Arthroplasty and Its Effect on Coagulation Profile. J Arthroplasty 2014
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