Upper Extrimity
1. Implant Removal Matrix for the Upper Extremity Orthopedic Surgeon

Patrick K. Cronin; Ian T. Watkins; Matthew Riedel; Philip B. Kaiser; John Y. Kwon

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 99-111

Abstract
  Orthopedic implant removal is a commonly performed procedure. While implant removal can be associated withimproved symptoms, risks of the surgery are notable. Stripped screws, broken and retained hardware, and morbidityassociated with soft tissue compromise during difficult removal are all common. Familiarity ...  Read More

Shoulder
2. Precontoured Locking Plate Treatment in Mid-Shaft Clavicle Fractures: Outcomes and Complications with a Minimun of 2- Years Follow up

Juan Martìn Patiño; Alejandro Felix Rullan Corna; Alejandro Emilio Michelini; Ignacio Abdon; Sandra Denise Hochbaum; Fernando Zicovich Wilson

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 105-111

Abstract
  Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate functional outcome and complications with a long term followup (minimum of 2 years post-operative) in patients with mid-shaft clavicle fractures treated with precontoured lockingplates.Methods: We included 41 patients. Goniometric measurement of shoulder ...  Read More

3. Hardware Removal Due to Infection after Open Reduction and Internal Fixation: Trends and Predictors

Mohammad Rasouli; Jessica Viola; Mitchell Maltenfort; Alisina Shahi; Javad Parvizi; James Krieg

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 184-192

Abstract
  Background:  Little is known about trends and predictors of hardware related infection following open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of extremity fractures, one of the major causes of failure following ORIF. The present study was designed and conducted to determine trends and predictors ...  Read More