Rafael Pierami

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OBJECTIVE To analyze the most common methods for measuring patellar height and the impact of observer experience in correlations with the other observers using digital radiography. METHODS Sixty digital radiographs of the knee in lateral view were analyzed by four observers: a physician in the second year of medical residence in orthopedics (R2); a(More)
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the results of surgical treatment of acute acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) dislocation using coracoclavicular cerclage, coracoacromial ligament transfer to the distal third of the clavicle, and a new option for strengthening the temporary stabilization of the ACJ using a Kirschner wire between the clavicle and scapula.(More)
OBJECTIVE to determine whether 3D reconstruction images from computed tomography (CT) increase the inter and intraobserver agreement of the Neer and Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen (AO) classification systems. METHODS radiographic images and tomographic images with 3D reconstruction were obtained in three shoulder positions and were analyzed(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to compare inter- and intra-observer agreement using the Garnavos and AO/ASIF systems for classifying humeral diaphysis fractures . METHODS Eighty X-ray images taken of humeral diaphysis fractures in adult patients (age≥18 years) between January 2013 and September 2015 in the Radiology Department of Hospital São(More)
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