James C Black

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INTRODUCTION Anatomic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction has proven to be a reliable method to restore knee stability. However, the risk of physeal arrest with transphyseal tunnel placement in skeletally immature patients has raised concern regarding this technique. Conservative nonoperative management also has its limitations resulting in(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine current practice standards among Orthopaedic Trauma Association surgeons for postoperative fracture follow-up and to investigate the implications of these standards on clinical research. DESIGN Survey. SETTING Web-based survey. PARTICIPANTS One hundred eighty-four orthopaedic trauma surgeons. METHODS A web-based questionnaire(More)
BACKGROUND Patellar tendon ruptures commonly are repaired using transosseous patellar drill tunnels with modified-Krackow sutures in the patellar tendon. This simple suture technique has been associated with failure rates and poor clinical outcomes in a modest proportion of patients. Failure of this repair technique can result from gap formation during(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the functional outcomes and pain in patients with unilateral posterior pelvic ring injuries treated with transiliac-transsacral screw fixation compared with unilateral iliosacral screw fixation. DESIGN Retrospective comparative study. SETTING Three academic level 1 trauma centers. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS From a group of 866(More)
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