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Perioperative Mortality After Cemented or Uncemented Hemiarthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures-A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Christopher Fenelon, Evelyn P Murphy, Eoghan Pomeroy, Robert P Murphy, William Curtin, Colin G Murphy,

<h4>Background</h4>Debate surrounds the use of cemented or uncemented prostheses for the treatment of displaced femoral neck fractures (FNF). Many guidelines recommend the use of the cemented hemiarthroplasty (CHA). Proponents of CHA point out the increased re-operation rate while proponents of uncemented hemiarthroplasty (HA) highlight the increased mortality rate in the ... Read more >>

J Arthroplasty (The Journal of arthroplasty)
[2021, 36(2):777-787.e1]

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Beyond the wall: complex excision arthroplasty through a paramedian abdominal approach for intrapelvic cup migration.

Christopher Fenelon, William Curtin, Muhammad Tubussam, Colin G Murphy,

BMJ Case Rep (BMJ case reports)
[2019, 12(12):]

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Superior patient reported outcome measures reported post Articular Surface Replacement (ASR) revision arthroplasty in the setting of an objective surgical indication.

Andrew J Hughes, Mark Curtin, Evelyn Murphy, William Curtin, Colin G Murphy,

The Articular Surface Replacement (ASR) hip system displayed unexpectedly high failure rates. All patients who underwent revision arthroplasty at our institution were identified. Indications for revision were classified as objectively identifiable or performed for unexplained pain. Clinical outcomes, post ASR revision, were superior in cases where the aetiology for failure ... Read more >>

J Orthop (Journal of orthopaedics)
[2020, 21:31-34]

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Response to Letter to the Editor on "Breaking Bad: A Comparative Descriptive Analysis of Periprosthetic Fractures Around Cemented and Uncemented Femoral Stems".

Christopher Fenelon, Evelyn P Murphy, Muhammad N Baig, Stephen R Kearns, Colin G Murphy, William Curtin,

J Arthroplasty (The Journal of arthroplasty)
[2020, 35(1):302]

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Cemented Proximal Femoral Replacement for the Management of Non-Neoplastic Conditions: A Versatile Implant but Not Without Its Risks.

Christopher Fenelon, Evelyn P Murphy, Stephen R Kearns, William Curtin, Colin G Murphy,

<h4>Background</h4>The demand for revision arthroplasty continues to grow. Proximal femoral bone loss poses a significant challenge to surgeons and proximal femoral replacements (PFRs) are one option to address this problem. The aim of our study is to assess the reoperation, complication, and mortality rates following PFR for treatment of non-neoplastic ... Read more >>

J Arthroplasty (The Journal of arthroplasty)
[2020, 35(2):520-527]

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Breaking Bad: A Comparative Descriptive Analysis of Periprosthetic Fractures Around Cemented and Uncemented Femoral Stems.

Christopher Fenelon, Evelyn P Murphy, Muhammad N Baig, Stephen R Kearns, Colin G Murphy, William Curtin,

<h4>Background</h4>Periprosthetic fractures are most commonly classified according to the Vancouver classification system and more recently the Unified Classification System. The aim of this study is to provide a descriptive analysis of fracture patterns in femoral periprosthetic fractures (PPFs) by femoral stem fixation.<h4>Methods</h4>A retrospective observational study of all femoral PPFs over ... Read more >>

J Arthroplasty (The Journal of arthroplasty)
[2019, 34(8):1783-1786]

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Hemorrhage from Umbilical Cord Ulceration Identified on Real-Time Ultrasound in a Fetus with Duodenal Atresia.

William M Curtin, Jaimie L Maines, Christina T DeAngelis, Niamh A Condon, Serdar H Ural, Karmaine A Millington,

Umbilical cord ulceration has been associated with congenital upper intestinal (duodenal or jejunal) atresia and can lead to fatal fetal intrauterine hemorrhage. We report a case of spontaneous hemorrhage from the umbilical cord, incidentally noted at the time of ultrasound in a 33-week fetus with suspected duodenal atresia, in which ... Read more >>

Case Rep Obstet Gynecol (Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology)
[2019, 2019:2680170]

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Placental thickness on ultrasound and neonatal birthweight.

Odessa P Hamidi, Avi Hameroff, Allen Kunselman, William M Curtin, Risha Sinha, Serdar H Ural,

Objective To investigate the relationship between maximal placental thickness during routine anatomy scan and birthweight at delivery. Methods This retrospective descriptive study analyzed 200 term, singleton deliveries in 2016 at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. We measured maximal placental thickness in the sagittal plane from the ultrasound images of the ... Read more >>

J Perinat Med (Journal of perinatal medicine)
[2019, 47(3):331-334]

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Accuracy of fetal anatomy survey in the diagnosis of velamentous cord insertion: a case-control study.

William M Curtin, Jennifer M Hill, Karmaine A Millington, Odessa P Hamidi, Stephen S Rasiah, Serdar H Ural,

Objective:Our objective was to determine the accuracy of ultrasound at the time of the fetal anatomy survey in the diagnosis of velamentous cord insertion (VCI). Study design:This retrospective case-control study identified placentas with VCI (cases) and randomly selected placentas with normal placental cord insertion (PCI) (controls) as documented by placental ... Read more >>

Int J Womens Health (International journal of women's health)
[2019, 11:169-176]

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Total Hip Replacement Revision in a Single Brand Small Cementless Stem - Our Experience after the Findings of the National Joint Registry.

Robert Pearse Piggott, Rebecca Lyons, Colin Gerard Murphy, William Curtin,

<h4>Background</h4>Cementless total hip replacement is the common THR performed in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man. The Corail stem is the most popular cementless implant and has a ODEP 10A rating. Review of its performance in the registry identified an increase rate of revision amongst the smaller ... Read more >>

Arch Bone Jt Surg (The archives of bone and joint surgery)
[2018, 6(6):501-507]

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Are gestational and type II diabetes mellitus associated with the Apgar scores of full-term neonates?

Kevin P Yeagle, James Michael O'Brien, William M Curtin, Serdar H Ural,

<h4>Objective</h4>To compare Apgar scores of full-term newborns of mothers with gestational (GDM) or type II diabetes mellitus (T2DM) with scores of newborns of mothers without impaired glucose tolerance.<h4>Study design</h4>This was a retrospective data collection study (n=297). We reviewed 1-minute and 5-minute neonatal Apgar scores of newborns of mothers with GDM ... Read more >>

Int J Womens Health (International journal of women's health)
[2018, 10:603-607]

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Periprosthetic hip fractures: A review of the economic burden based on length of stay.

Rebecca F Lyons, Robert P Piggott, William Curtin, Colin G Murphy,

<h4>Introduction</h4>With the increasing rates of total hip replacements being performed worldwide, there is an increasing incidence of periprosthetic fractures. As our patients' demographics change to include older patients with multiple medical co-morbidities, there is a concurrent increase in morbidity and mortality rates. This leads to longer hospital stays and increasing ... Read more >>

J Orthop (Journal of orthopaedics)
[2018, 15(1):118-121]

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Extended trochanteric osteotomy (ETO) fixation for femoral stem revision in periprosthetic fractures: Dall-Miles plate versus cables.

Gerard A Sheridan, Adam Galbraith, Stephen R Kearns, William Curtin, Colin G Murphy,

Extended trochanteric osteotomy (ETO) is a well-established surgical technique used for femoral stem retrieval in revision hip arthroplasty procedures. Fixation of ETO is commonly achieved through wire, cable or cable-plate fixation. No evidence exists to date to suggest which method is superior when used in an acute traumatic setting.Thirty cases ... Read more >>

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol (European journal of orthopaedic surgery & traumatology : orthopedie traumatologie)
[2018, 28(3):471-476]

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Diagnostic imaging of deep vein thrombosis secondary to osteochondroma formation.

Brian M Moloney, Peter F McAnena, Donald G Courtney, AnnaMarie O' Connell, William Curtin, Peter A McCarthy,

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition classically associated with blood stasis, hypercoagulability or injury to the vasculature. As blood stasis is usually associated with patient immobility, DVT occurrence in young active patients with no underlying haematological conditions is a rarity. An exostosis, also known as osteochondroma, is a cartilage ... Read more >>

BJR Case Rep (BJR case reports)
[2017, 3(4):20170042]

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Ultrasound Examination for Infants Born Breech by Elective Cesarean Section With a Normal Hip Exam for Instability.

Matthew J Pacana, William L Hennrikus, Jennifer Slough, William Curtin,

Because of the risk of developmental dysplasia of the hip in infants born breech-despite a normal physical exam-the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines recommend ultrasound (US) hip imaging at 6 weeks of age for breech females and optional imaging for breech males. The purpose of this study is to ... Read more >>

J Pediatr Orthop (Journal of pediatric orthopedics)
[2017, 37(1):e15-e18]

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Suspected Fetal Growth Restriction at 37 Weeks: A Comparison of Doppler and Placental Pathology.

William M Curtin, Karmaine A Millington, Tochi O Ibekwe, Serdar H Ural,

<i>Objective.</i> Our objective was determining if abnormal Doppler evaluation had a higher prevalence of placental pathology compared to normal Doppler in suspected fetal growth restriction (FGR) of cases delivered at 37 weeks. <i>Study Design.</i> This retrospective cohort study of suspected FGR singletons with antenatal Doppler evaluation delivered at 37 weeks ... Read more >>

Biomed Res Int (BioMed research international)
[2017, 2017:3723879]

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Salivary Testosterone during the Minipuberty of Infancy
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Maria Contreras, Manish Raisingani, Donald Walt Chandler, William D Curtin, Julia Barillas, Preneet Cheema Brar, Kris Prasad, Bina Shah, Raphael David,

<h4>Background</h4>The hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis is transiently activated during the postnatal months in boys, a phenomenon termed "minipuberty" of infancy, when serum testosterone (T) increases to pubertal levels. Despite high circulating T there are no signs of virilization. We hypothesize that free T as measured in saliva is low, which would explain ... Read more >>

Horm Res Paediatr (Hormone research in paediatrics)
[2017, 87(2):111-115]

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Retrospective Multicenter Analysis of the Accuracy of Clinical Examination by Community Physicians in Diagnosing Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip.

Patrick Joseph Groarke, Louise McLoughlin, Laura Whitla, Paul Lennon, William Curtin, Paula Marie Kelly,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To determine among general practitioners (GPs) the most common clinical findings that raised concern for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) and necessitated an orthopedic outpatient referral. In addition, we assessed the sensitivity and specificity of the most common of these clinical findings.<h4>Study design</h4>We performed a multicenter retrospective review of ... Read more >>

J Pediatr (The Journal of pediatrics)
[2017, 181:163-166.e1]

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Preclinical trial of a novel surface architecture for improved primary fixation of cementless orthopaedic implants.

Noel Harrison, John R Field, Fabio Quondamatteo, William Curtin, Peter E McHugh, Pat Mc Donnell,

<h4>Background</h4>A new surface architecture for cementless orthopaedic implants (OsteoAnchor), which incorporates a multitude of tiny anchor features for enhancing primary fixation, was tested in an ovine hemi-arthroplasty pilot study.<h4>Methods</h4>Test animals were implanted with a hip stem component incorporating the OsteoAnchor surface architecture produced using additive layer manufacturing and control animals ... Read more >>

Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) (Clinical biomechanics (Bristol, Avon))
[2014, 29(8):861-868]

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Midtrimester fetal herpes simplex-2 diagnosis by serology, culture and quantitative polymerase chain reaction.

William M Curtin, Marilyn A Menegus, Maria-Magdalena Patru, C Jeanne Peterson, Leon A Metlay, Robert A Mooney, Nancy L Stanwood, Amy L Scheible, Angela Dorgan,

The acquisition of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in utero comprises a minority of neonatal herpes infections. Prenatal diagnosis is rare. We describe a midtrimester diagnosis of fetal HSV-2 infection. Ultrasound at 20 weeks for elevated maternal serum α-fetoprotein (MSAFP) showed lagging fetal growth, echogenic bowel, echogenic myocardium, and liver with ... Read more >>

Fetal Diagn Ther (Fetal diagnosis and therapy)
[2013, 33(2):133-136]

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Acetabular revision arthroplasty: using the Hastings bipolar head to enable retention of a well-fixed monoblock stem.

Louise McLoughlin, Michael Leonard, William Curtin,

<h4>Unlabelled</h4>We describe a novel technique of combining the Hastings bipolar head, matched in size to the acetabular cup liner, with a fixed, cemented monoblock stem allowing for isolated uncemented acetabular revision arthroplasty.<h4>Aim</h4>To assess patient clinical and radiological outcomes after isolated uncemented acetabular revision arthroplasty using the Hastings bipolar head.<h4>Methods</h4>Clinical outcome ... Read more >>

Hip Int (Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy)
[2013, 23(3):310-315]

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The Corail® stem for the treatment of displaced femoral neck fractures - a viable alternative.

Derek T Cawley, Paul D Curtin, Derek Lohan, Michael O'Sullivan, William Curtin,

Cementless hemiarthroplasty in hip fracture surgery has been associated with poorer outcomes and more pain than cemented hemiarthroplasty. The aim was to investigate clinical and radiographic outcomes for a cementless tapered titanium fully hydroyxapatite-coated (Corail® System) stem in this consecutive cohort of hip fracture patients. We retrospectively evaluated the results ... Read more >>

Hip Int (Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy)
[2011, 21(2):243-250]

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Conservative management of paediatric clavicle fractures.

Barry J O'Neill, Alan P Molloy, William Curtin,

Paediatric clavicle fractures have traditionally been treated nonoperatively. Recent studies have recommended operative management for displaced midshaft fractures. We conducted a retrospective review of all clavicle fractures in children aged one to sixteen over a two-year period. We classified fractures and evaluated followup and clinical outcome. We identified 190 fractures. ... Read more >>

Int J Pediatr (International journal of pediatrics)
[2011, 2011:172571]

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Anterior cruciate ligament graft tensioning. Is the maximal sustained one-handed pull technique reproducible?

Barry J O'Neill, Fergus J Byrne, Kieran M Hirpara, William F Brennan, Peter E McHugh, William Curtin,

<h4>Background</h4>Tensioning of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction grafts affects the clinical outcome of the procedure. As yet, no consensus has been reached regarding the optimum initial tension in an ACL graft. Most surgeons rely on the maximal sustained one-handed pull technique for graft tension. We aim to determine if this ... Read more >>

BMC Res Notes (BMC research notes)
[2011, 4:244]

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The clinical relevance of cartilage regeneration and related basic science research: regenerating the orthopaedic clinician-scientist.

Cathal J Moran, William Curtin, John M O'Byrne, Fintan J Shannon,

Arthroscopy (Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association)
[2010, 26(11):1417-1418]

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