Clinical References

Upper Extremity

Total Wrist Fusion™

  • Hooke A. W. MA., Petterson K. MD., Sagefors M. MD., An K. MD., Rizzo M. MD.

    An Anatomic and Kinematic Analysis of a New Total Wrist Arthoplasty Design, 9/01/2016

  • Sagerfors M. MD., Brus O. MSc., Pettersson K. MD.

    Clinical radiographical and functional evaluation of a new total wrist implant. A pilot study., 09/01/2016

Wrist Fixation System™

  • Robert J. Medoff, M.D., Anthony J. Lauder, M.D., Thomas E. Trumble, M.D.

    "Plating of Distal Radius Fractures", American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Chapter 16, Copyright ASSH 2006,

  • Leslie, B. M., M.D., Medoff, R. J., M.D.,

    Fracture Specific Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures”, Techniques In Orthopaedics, Vol. 15, No. 4, December 2000, 05/15/2009

  • Schnall SB, Kim BJ, Abramo A, Kopylov P,

    Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures Using a Fragment-Specific System, 04/01/2006

  • Philippe Saffar, M.D.

    “Recent Fractures of the Distal Radius; Surgical Techniques in Orthopedics and Traumatology”.,

  • Leon S. Benson, M.D., Keith P. Minihane, M.D., Laura D. Stern, B.A., Erik Eller, B.S., Roopa Seshardri, Ph.D.

    "The Outcome of Intra-Articular Distal Radius Fractures Treated With Fragment-Specific Fixation", The Journal of Hand Surgery Vol. 31A, No. 8, October 2006,

  • Medoff, R. J., M.D.,

    “Fracture Specific Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures”, (Addendum), 01/15/2003

  • Fernandez, D.L., M.D., Jupiter, J.B., M.D.

    “Fractures of the Distal Radius”. Second edition, Springer, 2001: 117-118,

  • F. Lam, N. Jaysekera,S. Karmani, J.B. Jupiter

    What’s new in the treatment of distal radius fractures?, 2/20/2006

  • Canale, S. T., M.D.

    “Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics”, 10th edition, Mosby 2003: 3062-3066,

  • J. Dunn, K. Martin, M. Pirela-Cruz

    Correction of Extra-articular Distal Radius Malunions Using an Anatomic Radial Plate Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery; Volume 17, Number 3, Pages 162-168, September 2013, 9/1/2013

  • David Kim, MD; Bradley Schaffer, MD; and Raman Mehrza, MD

    Safety and Efficacy of Volar Bearing Plate Fixation for Distal Radius Fractures, Abstract, Combined Meeting of American Society for Surgery of the Hand and Australian Hand Surgery Society, March 2012, 03/01/2012

  • Leon S. Benson, M.D.

    “Fragment-specific fixation of distal radius fractures enables almost immediate therapy”, Orthopedics today Vol. 25, Number 11, November 2005,

  • Perry, J., M.D., Medoff, R. J., M.D.

    “Correction of Radial Malunions with Use of a New Independent Three-Axis Limited-Incision Technique”, Post Traumatic Reconstruction Scientific Poster #53,

  • Mir H. Ali, MD; Marco Rizzo, MD; Alexander Y. Shin, MD and Steven L. Moran, MD

    Long-term Outcomes of Proximal Row Carpectomy: a Minimum of 15-Year Follow-Up, Hand, March 2012, 03/01/2012

  • Hooker, S. M., M.D., Yeargan, A., M.D., Medoff, R. J., M.D.

    “Fixation of Unstable Fractures of the Volar Rim of the Distal Radius with a Volar Buttress Pin”, University of Hawaii, September 2003,

  • CM Henn, SW Wolfe

    Distal Radius Fractures in Athletes: Approaches and Treatment Considerations Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review; Volum 22, Number 1, March 2014, Pages 29-38, 3/01/2014

  • Pirela-Cruz, Miguel A., MD, FACS and Scher, Danielle L., MD

    Exposure of Distal Radius Fractures Using a Direct Radial Approach With Mobilization of the Superficial Branch of the Radial Nerve, Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery Volume 14, Number 4, December 2010,

  • Wolfe, S. W., M.D.

    “Fragment Specific Fixation and Early Range of Motion”, AAOS Annual Meeting, Symposium, February 2003,

  • Antonio Abramo, M.D., Magnus Tagil, M.D., Mats Geijer, M.D. and Philippe Kopylov, M.D.

    “Osteotomy of dorsally displaced malunited fractures of the distal radius” Hand Unit, Department of Orthopaedics, Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Department of Radiology, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden, 262 Acta Orthopaedica 2008: 79 (2),

  • Lam, J., MD, PhD, Wolfe, S., MD

    What Cannot Be Fixed With a Volar Plate? The Role of Fragment-Specific Fixation in Modern Fracture Treatment, Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine,

  • Leslie, B., M.D., Schumer, E., M.D.

    Chapter 7: Fragment Specific Fixation, "Gelberman, R., M.D.,""The Wrist"" 3:d edition, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 75-88.",

  • Antonio Abramo, M.D.

    “Fracture of the Distal Radius, Outcome, Primary Surgery and Treatment of Malunion”, Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden,

  • Barrie, K.A., M.D.

    “Limited Open Technique for Intra-Articular Distal Radius Fractures”, Orthopaedic Trauma Review, September / October 2002,

  • Hadjinicolaou N., Tzinieris N., Giannoulis F., Fandridis E., Ignatiadis I.

    Wrist Fractures Treated using low profile locking fixation system. A retrospective study of 250 cases, Scientific Poster, AAOS, 9-13 March 2010 Annual Meeting New Orleans, Louisiana, 03/09/2012

  • Steven I. Grindel, M.D., Mei Wang, PhD, Matthew Gerlach, M.D., Linda M. McGrady, B.S., Susan Brown, B.A.

    "Biomechanical Comparison of Fixed-Angle Volar Plate Versus Fixed-Angle Volar Plate Plus Fragment-Specific Fixation in a Cadaveric Distal Radius Fracture Model" The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 32A No. 2, February 2007,

  • Seitz, W. H., M.D., Wolfe, S. W., M.D., Raskin, K. B., M.D., Rosenwasser, M. P., M.D.

    “Current Concepts in Distal Radius Fractures: New Approaches To an Old Problem”, ASSH 56th Annual Meeting, Instructional Courses, October 2001,

  • Peter C. Amadio, M.D.

    "What's New in Hand Surgery", The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Vol. 85-A, No. 2, February 2003,

  • Price, J. S., M.D., Koris, M., M.D., Leslie, L., M.D., Schumer, E., M.D.,

    “Initial Outcome of Distal Radius Fractures Treated With The TriMed Wrist Fixation System”, ASSH 56th Annual Meeting, Scientific Paper, October 2001, 01/04/2001

  • Dodds, S. D., M.D., Cornelissen, S., M.D., Jossan, S., M.D., Wolfe, S. W., M.D.

    “A Biomechanical Comparison of Fragment-Specific Fixation and Augmented External Fixation for Intra-Aarticular Distal Radius Fractures”, The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 27A, No. 6, November 2002,

  • Kenneth F. Taylor, M.D., Brent G. Parks, MSc., Keith A. Segalman, M.D.

    “Biomechanical Stability of a Fixed-Angle Volar Plate Versus Fragment-Specific Fixation System: Cyclic Testing in a C2-Type Distal Radius Cadaver Fracture Model” The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 31A No. 3 March 2006 ,

  • Swigart, C. R., M.D., Wolfe, S. W., M.D.

    “Limited Incision Open Techniques for Distal Radius Fracture Management”, The Orthopaedic Clinics of North America Advanced Techniques in the Management of Wrist Trauma, Vol. 30, No. 2, April 2001,

  • Cooper EO, Segalman KA, Parks BG, Sharma KM, Nguyen A.

    Biomechanical Stability of a Volar Locking-Screw Plate Versus Fragment Specific Fixation in a Distal Radius Fracture Model, American Journal of Orthopedics,36(4), April 2007: E46-E49, 04/01/2007

  • Medoff, R.J., M.D., Kopylov, P., M.D.

    “Immediate Internal Fixation and Motion of Comminuted Distal Radius Fractures Using a New Fragment Specific Fixation System”. Orthopaedic Transactions, 22 (1): 165. 1998,

  • Protomastro, P. D., M.D., Price, J. S., M.D., Schumer, E., M.D., Leslie, B., M.D., Koris, M., M.D.

    “Initial Outcome of Distal Radius Fractures Treated with the TriMed Wrist Fixation System”, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, 17th Annual Meeting, Upper Extremity Paper # 55, October 2001,

  • Arora R, Lutz M, Hennerbichler A, Krappinger D, Espen D, Gabl M.

    Complications Following Internal Fixation of Unstable Distal Radius Fractures with a Palmer Locking Plate, Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma, Vol. 21, Issue 5, May 2007: 316-322, 06/01/2007

  • Medoff, R. J., M.D.

    “Immediate Motion of Intraarticular Fractures of the Distal Radius with Fragment-Specific Fixation”, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, 17th Annual Meeting , Scientific Poster #80, October 2001,

  • Robert J. Medoff, M.D.

    "Fragment Specific Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures", American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Chapter 17, Copyright ASSH 2006,

  • Jossan, S., M.D., Wolfe, S. W., M.D., Dodds, S., M.D.,

    “Mini-Plate System Fixation with Wire-Form Buttress vs. Augmented External Fixation in Intra-Articular Distal Radius Fractures”, ASSH 55th Annual Meeting, Scientific Paper # 32A, October 2000, 10/01/2001

  • Burke E, DO, Singer R, MD

    Treatment of Comminuted Distal Radius With the Use of an Internal Distraction Plate, Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity; Vol. 2, No. 4, 1998: 248-252, 1998

  • Philippe Saffar, M.D.

    "Traitement des cals vicieux du radius distal en utilisant le systeme de fixation de Medoff",

Lower Fusion Cup™

Ulnar Osteotomy System™

Elbow Forearm System™

Lower Extremity

Ankle Fixation System™

Cannulated Screw System

Fifth Metatarsal System™

  • Jeannie Huh MD, Mark Easley MD

    Biomechanical Comparison of Intramedullary Screw Versus Low-Profile Plate Fixation of a Jones Fracture. Foot and Ankle International Vol. 37, Number 4: 411-418, April 2016, 04/08/2016

Subtalar Fusion System™

  • Adam Baker, MD, Susan N. Ishikawa, MD

    Baker A, Ishikawa S, Hindfoot Arthrodesis in Charcot Neuropathy Utilizing a Subtalar Fusion Cup - A Case Report, December 2014