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UW Orthopedic Residents and Faculty present at 2019 Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Annual Meeting

The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation is proud to have had department faculty and residents present their posters at the 2019 Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Annual Meeting in September 2019. The four posters that were presented were:

  1. “What Factors Are Associated with Failure After RIA Bone Grafting in the Lower Extremity?” Authored by Reuben Lufrano, MD, a graduate from the University of Wisconsin Orthopedic Residency Program, with senior author, Dr. David Goodspeed.
  2. “Length of Stay Following Geriatric Hip Fracture Surgery: Do Physical Therapy Availability and Day of Surgery Matter?”
    Authored by Dr. Paul Whiting, with University of Wisconsin residents Jim Bernatz, MD, Andy Brooks, MD, and Ryan Graf, MD.
  3. “Diagnosing Fractures of the Distal Tibial Articular Surface: Is CT Always Necessary?”
    Authored by Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health student, Richard Behlmer, Dr. Jerry Lang, and Dr. Paul Whiting.
  4. “Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes Following SIGN Fin Nailing for Femoral Shaft Fractures”
    Authored Nate Wilson, MD, and Dr. Paul Whiting.

In addition to the outstanding posters that were presented by our residents and faculty, Dr. Lang, Dr. Doro and Dr. Whiting joined together to present a symposium addressing the challenges in non-union treatment.