Nicole Leigh Fetter

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The incidence of osteoarthritis is significantly higher in the knee as compared to the ankle, suggesting that differences in the properties of cartilage from these joints may contribute to the development of osteoarthritis. As an avascular tissue, articular cartilage depends primarily upon diffusion for molecular transport. The goal of this study was to(More)
BACKGROUND Stabilization of fifth metatarsal Jones fractures with intramedullary screws is popular, particularly in athletes, because nonoperative treatment involves prolonged casting and a distinct risk of nonunion or delayed union. Conventional lag screws of various diameters are routinely used for Jones fracture fixation. More recently, tapered,(More)
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