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Orthopedic Surgery Residency Research Handbook (pdf)

 Current resident research.



Superior versus anteroinferior plating of clavicle fractures.
Formaini N, Taylor BC, Backes J, Bramwell TJ.
Orthopedics. 2013 Jul;36(7):e898-904.
doi: 10.3928/01477447-20130624-20.
PMID: 23823047
PubMed abstract

Anomalous peroneal tendon insertion masquerading as a retracted tendon tear: case report.
Lucas DE, Hyer CF, Berlet GC, Shockley JA.
Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Apr;34(4):603-6.
doi: 10.1177/1071100713480343.
Epub 2013 Feb 27.
PMID: 23447506 [PubMed - in process]
PubMed abstract

Factors predictive of early radiographic failure following closed reduction of Gartland Type II supracondylar humeral fractures.
Lucas D, Willis L, Klingele K.
J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Nov 26. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 23187157 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
PubMed abstract


Intermediate-term results of partial plantar fascia release with microtenotomy.
Scott R. Ekroth, MD; Douglas E. Lucas, DO; Christopher F. Hyer, DPM, MS, FACFAS
Poster session presented at: 8th Annual Doctors Hospital Research Day;  2013, May 16th. Columbus, OH.
Poster (PDF) 

Superior Versus Anteroinferior Plating of Midshaft Clavicle Fractures: A Comparison of Clinical and Patient Outcomes
Nathan Formaini, D.O., Benjamin Taylor, M.D., Jeffrey Backes, M.D., Bruce French, M.D., Thomas Bramwell, D.O.
Poster session presented at: 8th Annual Doctors Hospital Research Day; 2013, May 16. Columbus, OH.
Poster (PDF)

Comparing complications and cost for two types of fixation used for calcaneal displacement osteotomies.
Douglas E Lucas, DO, G. Alex Simpson, DO, Terrence M. Philbin, DO
Poster session presented at: 8th Annual Doctors Hospital Research Day;  2013, May 16th. Columbus, OH.
Poster (PDF) 




Evaluating the use of preoperative antibiotics in pediatric orthopaedic surgery.
Formaini N, Jacob P, Willis L, Kean JR.
J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Oct-Nov;32(7):737-40.
PMID: 22955540 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE
PubMed abstract 

Gas gangrene as a result of femoral traction pin placement.
Taylor BC, Bramwell TJ, Formaini N.
Case Rep Orthop. 2011;2011:459812.
doi: 10.1155/2011/459812.
Epub 2012 Jan 15.
PMID: 23198212 [PubMed]
PubMed abstract


Evaluating the Use of Preoperative Antibiotics in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Nathan Formaini, D.O., Paul Jacob, D.O., John Kean, M.D. 
Presented at: The Ohio Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Resident Papers Contest; 2012, May 11. Dublin, OH.
Poster (PDF)




Surgical strategies: hallux rigidus surgical techniques.
Simpson GA, Hembree WC, Miller SD, Hyer CF, Berlet GC.
Foot Ankle Int. 2011 Dec;32(12):1175-86.
doi: 10.3113/FAI.2011.1175.
PubMed abstract