Paul E. Harrington

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BACKGROUND Rotator cuff problems are frequently seen by orthopedic surgeons and accurate diagnosis is essential for appropriate management. Value of the clinical assessment of a shoulder is often limited, therefore, imaging studies have important implications in the management of rotator cuff pathologies. AIM The purpose of this retrospective study is to(More)
Simultaneous bilateral four-part proximal humeral fractures are rare. Four-part fractures of the proximal humerus are difficult for the patient and technically demanding for the surgeon. Our surgical tactic is to attempt open reduction and internal fixation where possible. We report the functional outcome in a 56-year-old female who sustained simultaneous(More)
Distal radius physeal fractures are common in children and adolescents. However, posttraumatic growth arrest is uncommon. The management of posttraumatic growth arrest is dependent on the severity of the deformity and the remaining growth potential of the patient. Various treatment options exist. We present a 17-year-old male with distal radius growth(More)
13 children, ages 11-16 years, sustained severe compression fractures or fracture dislocations of the thoracolumbar spine. All cases were treated with Harrington instrumentation with fusion and six also had decompressive laminectomy. All injuries had significant instability and neurologic deficits (nine complete). Follow-up of 2-10 years is provided for(More)
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