2009 poster winners announced

This year, 567 posters were accepted for display during the Annual Meeting. Yesterday, 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—Spine

P378: The incidence of C5 palsy after multilevel cervical decompression procedures: A review of 750 consecutive cases

Authors: Ahmad N. Nassr, MD; Jason C. Eck, DO, MS; Ravi K. Ponnappan, MD; Rami R Zanoun, BS; William F. Donaldson III, MD; James Kang, MD

Adult Reconstruction Hip

P078: High impact sports following metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty

Authors: Seoug Yong Lee, MD; Barry J. Waldman, MD; Esther A. Schaftel, RNFA

Adult Reconstruction Knee

P121: Gene polymorphism analysis related to the development of deep vein thrombosis

Authors: Eun Kyoo Song, MD; Jong-Keun Seon, MD; Sang Jin Park, MD; Young-Jin Kim, MD; Chang-Ich Hur, MD; Min-Sun Choi, MD; Sung Taek Jung, MD

Foot and Ankle

P219: Prospective comparison of open and arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis using validated outcomes

Authors: Matthew DiSilvestro, MD; Fabian Krause, MD; Mark Glazebrook, FRCSC; Murray J. Penner, MD; Alastair S. E. Younger, MD; Kevin J. Wing, MD

Hand and Wrist

P240: A minimally invasive stepwise surgical algorithm for displaced pediatric phalangeal neck fractures: The importance of percutaneous reduction

Authors: Jonas L. Matzon, MD; Roger Cornwall, MD


P247: Intermediate to long-term results of a minimally invasive technique for the treatment of unicameral bone cysts

Authors: Alexandre Arkader, MD; Gökce Mik, MD; Alexander Manteghi, BS; John P. Dormans, MD

Practice Management/Rehabilitation

P273: Improved performance with standardization of surgical teams

Authors: William C. Schroer, MD; Paul Diesfeld, PA-C; Mary E. Reedy, RN; Angela LeMarr, RN

Shoulder and Elbow

P313: What is the stabilizing mechanism of the Latarjet procedure?

Authors: Nobuyuki Yamamoto, MD; Takayuki Muraki, PhD; Kai-Nan An, PhD; John W. Sperling, MD, MBA; Eiji Itoi, MD; Robert H. Cofield, MD; Gilles Walch, MD; Scott P. Steinmann, MD

Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy

P451: Circumferential lesions of the glenoid labrum: The SOMOS Research Collaborative experience

Authors: John M. Tokish, MD; Colleen M. McBratney, MD; Daniel J. Solomon, MD; Lance E. LeClere, MD; Matthew T. Provencher, MD


P465: An evaluation of risk factors for thromboembolic disease in the setting of existing clinical management guidelines in victims of blunt trauma, a 10 year experience at a Level I trauma center

Authors: Keith D. Baldwin, MD; Surena Namdari, MD, MS; John L. Esterhai Jr., MD; Samir Mehta, MD

Tumor and Metabolic Disease

P539: Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among surgical orthopaedic patients: A single center analysis

Authors: Ljiljana Bogunovic, BA; Lisa Shindle, NP; Brandon S. Beamer, BA; Nakul Karkare, MD; Abraham Kim, BA; Joseph Nguyen, MPH; Joseph M. Lane, MD