Upper Extremity


Alluri RK, MD, Bougioukli S, MD, Stevanovic M, MD, PhD, Ghiassi A, MD
A Biomechanical Comparison of Distal Fixtaion for Bridge Plating in a Distal Radius Fracture Model; Journal of Hand Surgery. 2017, Aug. Volume 42, Issue 9, Pages 748.e1–748.e8


Rhee, PC, DO, MS, Medoff, RJ, MD, Shin, AY, MD
Complex Distal Radius Fractures: An Anatomic Algorithm for Surgical Management; Journal American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2017, February. Volume 25, Issue 2, Page 77-88


Mehrzad R, MD, Kim DC, MD
Complication Rate Comparing Variable Angle Distal Locking Plate to Fixed Angle Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures; Annals of Plastic Surgery, 2016, Dec, Volume 77, Number 4, Pages 623-625


Lauder A, Agnew S, Karim B, Allan C, Hanel D, Huang J
Functional Outcomes Following Bridge Plate Fixation for Distal Radius Fractures. Journal of Hand Surgery, 2015, August, Volume 40, Number 8, Pages 1554-1562


O’Shaughnessy M, Shin, AY, Kakar S
Volar Marginal Rim Fracture Fixation with Volar Fragment-Specific Hook Plate Fixation. Journal of Hand Surgery, 2015, August, Volume 40, Number 8, Pages 1563-1570


Dy C, Wolfe S, Jupiter J, Blazer P, Ruch D, Hanel D
Distal Radius Fractures: Strategic Alternatives to Volar Plate Fixation. 2014 AAOS Instructional Course Lectures, Volume 63: 27-37


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,


AJ Bakker, AY Shin
Fragment-specific Volar Hook Plate for Volar Marginal Rim Fractures Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery; Volume 00, Number 00, Pages, February 2014,


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,


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,


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,


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,


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,


Abramo, A, MD, Kopylov, P, MD, Geijer, M, MD, Tagil, M, MD
Open reduction and internal fixation compared to closed reduction and external fixation in distal radial fractures: a randomized study of 50 patients. Acta Orthopaedica, 2009, Aug, Volume 80, Issue 3, Page 478-485


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,


Jonathan E. Buzzell, M.D., Douglas R. Weikert, M.D., Jeffry T. Watson, M.D., Donald H. Lee, M.D.
“Precontoured Fixed-Angle Volar Distal Radius Plates: A Comparison of Anatomic Fit”, The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 33A, September 2008, Page 1144-1152,


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),


P.A. Martineau, M.D., T. Waitayawinyu, M.D., K.J. Malone, M.D., D.P. Hanel, M.D., T. E. Trumble, M.D.
“Volar Plating of AOC3 Distal Radius Fractures: Biomechanical Evaluation of Locking Screw and Locking Smooth Peg Configurations” The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 33A, July-August 2008, Page 827-834,


N. Saw, C. Roberts, K. Cutbush, M. Hodder, G. Couzens and M. Ross
Early experience with the trimed fragment specific fracture fixation system in Intraarticular distal radius fractures, J Hand Surg Eur Vol. – Feb 6, 2008,


Antonio Abramo, MD., Philippe Kopylov, M.D. and Magnus Tagil, M.D.
“Evaluation of a treatment protocol in distal radius fractures”, Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund Sweden, Paper 1, Acta Orthopaedica 2008; 79 (3): x-x, February 2008,


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,


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,


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,


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,


Robert J. Medoff, M.D.
“Fragment Specific Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures”, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Chapter 17, Copyright ASSH 2006,


Schnall SB, Kim BJ, Abramo A, Kopylov P,
Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures Using a Fragment-Specific System. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006, Apr. Pages 445:51-7.


Tamara D. Rozental, MD, Philip E. Blazar, MD
“Functional Outcome and Complications After Volar Plating for Dorsally Displaced, Unstable Fractures of the Distal Radius”
The Journal of Hand Surgery / Vol. 31A No. 3 March 2006


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.


F. Lam, N. Jaysekera,S. Karmani, J.B. Jupiter
What’s new in the treatment of distal radius fractures?, 2/20/2006


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,


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


Bae, D.S., M.D., Koris, M.J., M.D.
“Fragment-Specific Internal Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures”, Hand Clinics, Distal Radius Fractures, Vol. 21, No. 3, 355-362, August 2005,


Schumer, E. D., M.D., Leslie, B. M., M.D.
“Fragment-Specific Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures Using the TriMed Device”, Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery 9 (2): 71-83, 


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,


Peter C. Amadio, M.D.
“What’s New in Hand Surgery”, The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Vol. 85-A, No. 2, February 2003,


Wolfe, S. W., M.D.
“Fragment Specific Fixation and Early Range of Motion”, AAOS Annual Meeting, Symposium, February 2003,


Canale, S. T., M.D.
“Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics”, 10th edition, Mosby 2003: 3062-3066,


Medoff, R. J., M.D.,
“Fracture Specific Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures”, (Addendum), 01/15/2003


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,


Barrie, K.A., M.D.
“Limited Open Technique for Intra-Articular Distal Radius Fractures”, Orthopaedic Trauma Review, September / October 2002,


Konrath, G. A., M.D., Bahler, S., M.D.
“Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Unstable Distal Radius Fractures: Results Using the TriMed Fixation System”, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Vol. 16, No. 8, September 2002 ,


Merrell, G. A., M.D., Barrie, K. A., M.D., Wolfe, S. W., M.D.
“Sigmoid Notch Reconstruction Using Osteoarticular Graft In a Severely Comminuted Distal Radius Fracture: A Case Report”, The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 27A, No. 4 July 2002,


Barrie, K. A., M.D., Wolfe, S. W., M.D.
“Internal Fixation for Intraarticular Distal Radius Fractures”, Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, Vol. 6, No. 1, March 2002 ,


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,


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,


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


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,


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,


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


Fernandez, D.L., M.D., Jupiter, J.B., M.D.
“Fractures of the Distal Radius”. Second edition, Springer, 2001: 117-118,


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


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,


Philippe Saffar, M.D.
“Traitement des cals vicieux du radius distal en utilisant le systeme de fixation de Medoff”,


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,


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.”,


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,


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,


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


Liodaki E, MD, Kisch T, MD, Wenzel E, MD, Mailander P, Prof, Stang F, MD
Percutaneous Cannulated Compression Screw Osteosynthesis in Phalanx Fractures: The Surgical Technique, the Indications, and the Results; ePlasty, 2017, Feb, Vol 17


Mazzocca AD, MD MS, Browner BD, MD MHCM, Obopilwe E, MS, Voss A, MD
Biomechanical Comparison of Olecranon Sled Versus Intramedullary Screw Tension Banding for Olecranon Osteotomies; Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 2018, Dec, Volume 6, Issue 12, Pages 1-7


Lovy A, MD, MS, Levy I, BS, Keswani A, BA, Rubin T, MD, Hausman M, MD
Outcomes of Displaced Olecranon Fractures Treated with the Olecranon Sled; Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2018, Mar, Volume 27, Issue 4, Pages 393-397


Iorio T, Wong J, Patterson JD, Rekant M
Olecranon Osteotomy Fixation Using a Novel Device: The Olecranon Sled. Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery; 2013, Sep. Volume 17, Number 3, Pages 151-157


Dieterich J, MD, Kummer, F J, M.D, Ceder, L, MD
The olecranon sled – a new device for fixation of tractures of the olecranon. Acta Orthopaedica, 2006, June. Volume 77 Issue 3, Pages 440-444


Martin D, Zlotolow D, Russo S, Kozin S
Comparison of Compression Screw and Perpendicular Clamp in Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy,


Pouliot M, Yao J
Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy Utlizing a TriMed Ulnar Osteotomy System. Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. March 2014.,


Higgins J, Shores J, Katz R, Lee WPA, Wolock B
Forearm Transplantation Osteosynthesis Using Modified Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy Technique. Journal of Hand Surgery; 2014, January, Volume 39, Number 1, Pages 134-142


Isaacs J, Frankenhoff J
Ulnar Impaction: Ulnar Shortening Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain: A Master Skills Publication; Ed. Greenberg J, 2013; Chapter 13, Pages 137-148, 2013


Ahsan ZS, Song Y, Yao J
Outcomes of Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy Fixed with a Dynamic Compression System. Journal of Hand Surgery; Volume 38, Number 8, August 2013, Pages 1520-1523.,


Isaacs, J., MD, Howard, S., OTR/L, CHT, Gulkin, D., MD
A Prospective Study on the Initial Results of a Low Profile Ulna Shortening Osteotomy System, HAND (2010) 5:148–154, Article, September 2009., 09/01/2009


Shai Luria, M.D., Anthony J. Lauder, M.D., Thomas E. Trumble, M.D.
“Comparison of Ulnar-Shortening Osteotomy With a New TriMed Dynamic Compression System Versus the Synthes Dynamic Compression System: Clinical Study”, The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 33A, November 2008, Page 1493-1497


Anthony J. Lauder, M.D. and Thomas E. Trumble, M.D.
“Oblique Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy with a New Plate and Compression System”, University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine 2006 Research Report,


Anthony J. Lauder, M.D., Douglas P. Hanel, M.D., Thomas E. Trumble, M.D.
“The Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy”, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Chapter 18, Copyright ASSH 2006,


Isaacs, J., M.D., Yen Shipley, N., M.D., Owen, J., M.D., Patterson Owings, F., B.A., Wayne, J., PhD.
Biomechanical comparison of the holding strenght of a Peek Optima Circular Plate vs a Stainless Steel Oblique T-Plate for Radioscapholunate Arthrodesis, Journal of Hand Surgery December 2008 (Vol. 33, Issue 10, Pages 1765-1769).


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,


Sagerfors M. MD., Brus O. MSc., Pettersson K. MD.
Clinical radiographical and functional evaluation of a new total wrist implant. A pilot study.

Lower Extremity


Wegner AM, MD, PhD, Wolinsky PR, MD, Cheng RZ, B.S., Robbins MA, BS, Garcia TC, MS, Amanatullah DF, MD, PhD
Distal Sled Fixation for Horizontal Medial Malleolus Fractures. Clinical Biomechanics, February 2017, Volume 42, Pages 92-96


Knutsen, A, MS, Sangiorgio, S N, PhD, Lui, C, Zhou, S, BS, Warganich, T, MD, Fleming, J, MD, Harris, T, MD, Ebramzadeh, E, PhD
Distal fibula fracture fixation Biomechanical evaluation of three different fixation implants. Foot and Ankle Surgery, December 2016, Volume 22, Issue 4, Pages 278-285.


Rutter M, Richard R, Irgrit K, Cush G
The Wire-form Fixation Device: A New Device for the Fixation of Medial Malleolar Fractures. Techniques in Foot & Ankle Surgery. 2015, June, Volume 14 Issue 2, Pages 94-98


Cush G. MD, Irgit K. MD, Richard R. MD, Rutter M. MD
The Medial Malleolar Sled: A New Device for the Fixation of Medial Malleolar Fractures. AOFAS Annual Meeting 2013, Hollywood FL; e-Poster Presentation


Tobin T. Eckel, Richard R. Glisson, Prashanth Anand and Selene G. Parekh
Biomechanical Comparison of 4 Different Lateral Plate Constructs for Distal Fibula Fractures.


R Adelaar MD, J Wayne, T Patel, JR Owen, W Byrd, R Graves, R Chande, V Mounasamy
Biomechanical Performance of a New Device for Medial Malleolar Fractures. Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Mar, Volume 34 Issue 3, Pages 426-33 [Epub 2013 Jan 14]


John D. Hewitt M.D., Craig T Haytmanek M.D., Joshua N. Tennant M.D., Ryan C. May M.S., Selene G. Parekh M.D. MBA
The Cost-Effectiveness of the TriMed Sidewinder Plate for the Treatment of Weber B Ankle Fractures, The Duke Orthopaedic Journal, July 2010 – June 2011,


Psychoyios, V. N., Thompa, S., Intzirtzis, P., Mpogiopoulos, A., Zampiakis, E.
Initial Outcome of Ankle Fractures Treated with the TriMed Ankle Fixation System E.E.X.O.T. 65th Congress, Abstract #046, October 2009, 10/01/2009


Cush, G., M.D., Campbell, M., M.D., Maloney, P., M.D., Gibbs, J., M.D.
Clinical and Biomechanical Evaluation of the “Sidewinder” Fibular Fixation Plate, AOFAS 25th Annual Meeting, Scientific Poster #98, July 2009.


Cush, G., M.D., Gibbs, J., M.D.
Fragment Specific wrist fixation system used in foot and ankle applications Poster #28, American Orthopeadic Foot & Ankle Association, 23rd Annual Summer Meeting, July 2007 , 07/01/2007


Medoff, R., M.D.
2-Year Retrospective Single Practice Ankle Fracture Study, Abstract, Castle Medical Center, Kailua, Hawaii, USA,


Murawski, C., Egan, C., RPA-C, Kennedy, J., M.D.
Rotational Scarf Osteotomy Decreases Troughing When Treating Hallux Valgus, Clinical Orthopaedics and related research, October 2010,


Sherman, D., Boitano,M., Wildt,D., Geist,D., Bir, C.
Does Screw Orientation Play a Role in Fracture Fixation – A Sawbone Study Using A Transverse Patella Fracture Model, ORS Poster Draft Feb 19,


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.


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