Cream of the crop: The 2008 poster winners

This year, a record 566 posters were accepted for display at the Academy poster exhibit. On Friday morning, the best of the posters were announced during the Breakfast in the Posters event. Posters determined to be among the best in their category were chosen by the relevant program subcommittees, and the final selections were made by members of the Program Committee. Following is the list of winning posters and their authors.

Overall winner—Trauma
P486: CT Angiography for Pelvic Trauma Predicts Angiographically Treatable Arterial Bleeding
Authors: Jodi Siegel, MD; Paul Tornetta III, MD; Neema Kaseje, MD; Suresh Agarwal, MD; Jorge Soto, MD; Stephan Anderson, MD; Peter Burke, MD

Adult Reconstruction Hip
P90: Perioperative Testing for Sepsis in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
Authors: Craig J. Della Valle, MD; Mark F. Schinsky, MD; Scott M. Sporer, MD; Wayne G. Paprosky, MD

Adult Reconstruction Knee
P145: Over-Utilization of MRI in the Osteoarthritis Patient
Authors: Wayne M. Goldstein, MD; Alexander C. Gordon, MD; Jill Jasperson Branson, RN, BSN; Christopher Simmons, BA, BS; Kimberly Berland, CST, FA; Daniel S. Willsey, MS,PA-C; Amanda L. Andrews, MS, PA-C

Foot and Ankle
P224: Instability of the 1st Metatarsal-Cuneiform Joint: Discussion and Diagnosis of an Independent Pain Generator in the Foot
Authors: Andrew J. Cooper, MD; Paul D. Clifford, MD; Viraj K. Parikh, MD; N.D. Steinmetz; Mark S. Mizel, MD

Hand and Wrist
P237: The Relationship Between Muscle Length and Function in the Forearm During Pronosupination
Authors: Michael Boland, MBChB, FRACS; Joseph S. Bader, MS; Robert Royalty, MD; Timothy L. Uhl, PhD, PT, ATC; David Pienkowski, PhD, MBA

P258: Skeletal Tuberculosis in Children in the Western World: Is There a Rising Trend?
Authors: Harish S. Hosalkar, MD, MBMS (Orth.), FCPS (Orth.), DNB (Orth.); Joseph J. King, MD; Debbie Eastwood, FRCS; David Spiegel, MD; Edward J.Fox, MD; Ted Ganley, MD; Robert Hill, FRCS

Practice Management/Rehabilitation
P264: Musculoskeletal Medicine: An Assessment of the Attitudes and Knowledge of Medical Students at Harvard Medical School
Authors: Charles Day, MD; Albert Yeh, BA; Orrin Franko, BS; Miguel Ramirez, BS; Edward Krupat, PhD

Shoulder and Elbow
P332: The Effect of a Clavicle Shaft Fracture on General Health Status: Results from a Randomized Clinical Trial
Authors: Charles Thompson, BSc, MSc, MD; Lisa M. Wild, BScN, NP, RN; Emil H. Schemitsch, MD, FRCS(C); Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS(C); the Canadian Orthopaedic Trauma Society

P401: A Partial Pathogenesis of Pain from OsteoporoticThoracolumbar Vertebral Compression Fractures
Authors: Tomoaki Toyone, MD; Yuichi Wada, MD;Tomoyuki Ozawa, MD; Koya Kamikawa, MD;Watanabe Atsuya, MD; Takeshi Yamashita, MD;Keisuke Matsuki, MD; Tadashi Tanaka, MD

Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
P436: A “Meniscus Specific” HRQOL Index: The Western Ontario Meniscal Evaluation Tool (WOMET)
Authors: Alexandra Kirkley, MD; Sharon Griffin, MS; Daniel Whelan, MD

Tumor and Metabolic Disease
P528: Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment for Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Authors: Ching-Jen Wang, MD; Yur-Ren Kuo, MD, PhD; Re-Wen Wu, MD; Chi-Shiang Hsu, MD; Rue-Tsuan Liu, MD; Feng-Sheng Wang, PhD