Upper Extrimity
1. Economic Analysis of the Cost of Implants Used for Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures

Suneel Bhat; Frederick Liss; Pedro K. Beredjiklian

Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 371-375

Abstract
  Background: There are a number of different implant choices for surgical treatment of distal radius fractures, oftendetermined by surgeon preference or availability. Although no one volar plate demonstrates superior outcomes, thereare significant cost differences absorbed by hospitals and surgical centers. ...  Read More

Hand
2. Qualitative Evaluation of Digital Hand X-rays is Not a Reliable Method to Assess Bone Mineral Density

AndrewJ. Miller; Christopher Jones; Frederick Liss; Jack Abboudi; William Kirkpatrick; Pedro Beredjiklian

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 10-13

Abstract
  Object: The gold standard for evaluating bone mineral density is dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA).  Prior studies have shown poor reliability using analog wrist X-rays in diagnosing osteoporosis. Our goal was to investigate if there was improved diagnostic value to visual assessment of digital ...  Read More