Patrick B. McNamee

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The results of a prospective multicentre study of the Herbert differential pitch bone screw used to treat 50 scaphoid fractures and non-unions are presented. All fresh fractures and four of the five fracture-dislocations united, an overall union rate of 92%. Although the technique is demanding, the Herbert screw can achieve excellent results in the(More)
Aseptic loosening of the acetabular component is the principal long-term complication in total hip replacement. Radiographic evidence suggests a higher incidence of loosening with medialization of the axis of rotation of the acetabular cup. A simplified two-dimensional photoelastic investigation of the load transfer in the pelvis demonstrates that the(More)
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