Welcome to the Department of Surgery at McMaster University. Our large faculty contributes extensively to our unique ability to provide specialty care for Hamilton and the surrounding communities through St. Joseph's Healthcare and the Hamilton Health Sciences. Committed to integrating innovative clinical care, world-leading research, and outstanding educational resources, the Department of Surgery aspires to continue to be a leading department in academic surgery both nationally and internationally.
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High reliability in classification of tibia fractures in the Swedish Fracture Register.
Injury. 2016 Feb;47(2):478-82.
Prescription of Vitamin D to fracture patients: A lack of consensus and evidence.
J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Feb;30(2):e64-9.
Examining the barriers to meaningful assessment and feedback in medical training.
Am J Surg. 2016 Feb;211(2):464-75.
What is the role of Vitamin D supplementation in acute fracture patients? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and supplementation efficacy.
J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Feb;30(2):53-63.
Arthroscopy up to date: hip femoroacetabular impingement.
Arthroscopy. 2016 Jan;32(1):177-89.
Indications and outcomes for microfracture as an adjunct to hip arthroscopy for treatment of chondral defect in patients with femoroacetabular impingement: A systematic review.
Arthroscopy. 2016 Jan;32(1):190-200.
Spectrum bias, a common unrecognized issue in orthopaedic agreement studies: do CT scans really influence the agreement on treatment plans in fractures of the distal radius?
Bone Joint Res. 2015 Dec;4(12):190-4.
Experimental execution of the simulated pivot-shift test: A systematic review of techniques.
Arthroscopy. 2015 Dec;31(12):2445-54.
Bigger data, bigger problems.
J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Dec;29 Suppl 12:S43-6.
Clinical and cost implications of inpatient versus outpatient orthopedic surgeries: A systematic review of the published literature
Orthop Rev. 2015 Dec;7(4):6177.
A trial of wound irrigation in the initial management of open fracture wounds.
NEJM. Dec 2015:373:(27):2629-41.
Extra-articular implant stabilization for locked atlantoaxial fracture-subluxation with intrusion on the vertebral artery. A new option in less-invasive C2 fracture repair.
Spine J. 2015 Dec. 15(12):e33-4.
Does Femoroacetabular Impingement Contribute to the Development of Hip Osteoarthritis? A Systematic Review.
Sports Med Arthrosc. 2015 Dec;23(4):174-9.
Methylprednisolone for the Treatment of patients with acute spinal cord injuries: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
J Neurotrauma. 2015 Nov; [E-pub ahead of print].
Preliminary testing of a novel bilateral plating technique for treating periprosthetic fractures of the distal femur.
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2015 Nov;30(9):921-6.
Cochrane in CORR ®: Continuous passive motion following total knee arthroplasty in people with arthritis (Review).
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Nov;473(11):3348-54.