1. Avascular Necrosis of the Scaphoid

David Ring; Femke Claessen; Gregory Kolovich; Ilse Schol

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 September 2019


  No consensus regarding optimal treatment or etiology of Preiser disease exists. We described the epidemiology, classification and treatment characteristics of 18 patients with Preiser disease. Patients with changes related to previous trauma, and without radiographs were excluded. Based on the radiographs ...  Read More

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
2. Radiographic Predictors for Short-term Functional Outcome after Radial Head Arthroplasty in patients with persistent symptoms after treatment for radial head fracture

femke claessen; Bexkens, Rens; i Kodde; Job Doornberg; Michel PJ van den Bekerom; Denise Eygendaal

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 August 2019


  Purpose: Evaluation of the accurate position after radial head arthroplasty remains a challenge for surgeons. Standard radiographs are used to evaluate the position of the implant, however, results regarding radiographic deficiencies on clinical outcome are not consistent. In this retrospective study ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
3. What Predicts Outstanding Orthopedic Residents among the Program?

Femke M.A.P. Claessen; Reinier B. Beks; Ilse Schol; George S. Dyer

Volume 7, Issue 6 , November 2019, , Pages 478-483


  Background: An oversupply of qualified applicants leads to intense competition for the limited number offirst year orthopedic residency positions. Therefore, program directors can be more selective in choosingtheir future residents. However, it is unclear if there are resident characteristics that correspond ...  Read More

4. Unplanned Operations and Adverse Events after Surgery for Diaphyseal Fracture of the Clavicle

Femke M.A.P. claessen; Ilse Schol BSc Schol; David Ring

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 402-406


  Background: We used a database of patients treated at three hospitals to study the primary null hypothesis that thereare no factors associated with unplanned reoperations or adverse events after surgical repair for diaphyseal claviclefracture. Additionally we addressed the following secondary study questions: ...  Read More