Christopher J Zielinski

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Three reported cases of fractures in teenagers of the medial clavicle associated with a posterior disruption at the sternoclavicular joint have similar findings. The medial fragment is rotated 90 degrees to the coronal plane. The medial fragment is usually stripped of its periosteum. Treatment requires open reduction and internal fixation of the clavicle(More)
Emergency hemipelvectomy (HP) is a rare procedure. Only three incidents have been previously reported. This paper describes six additional cases, analyzes our results, and sets forth criteria for patient selection. There were five men and one woman. The median age was 38.5 years. Primary underlying diseases were sarcoma (three cases), peripheral vascular(More)
Active patients with malunions of the distal radius (more than one inch of shortening), with complaints of weak grip and limited forearm rotation and wrist motion, gained improved function as a result of a distal radial osteotomy with the insertion of a biplanar iliac bone graft. Those patients in the series with median nerve symptoms (about 50 percent) had(More)