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Orthopaedic Research

Areas of Interest:

• Treatment of chronic biceps tendon injury
• Pronation dysfunction after distal radius fracture

• Lateral epicondylitis
• Ulnar sided wrist pain

Dr. Thomas Goetz - Publication List

Journal Articles

Clinical and Radiographic Correlates for the Treatment of Ulnocarpal Impaction.
Mwaturura, T, Daneshvar, P, Pike, J, Goetz, TJ.
Journal of Wrist Surgery. 2019. In print.

Asymptomatic reference values for the Disability of Arm, Shoulder and Hand and Patient-Rated Wrist/Hand Evaluation – electronic data collection and its clinical implications.
McLean, JM, Hasan, AP, Willet, J, Jennings, M, Brown, K, Goodwinds, L, Goetz, T.
Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume). 2018 Nov;43(9):988-993.

Radial artery aneurysm secondary to dynamic entrapment by extensor pollicis longus tendon: a case of snapping thumb.
Alabsi, H, Goetz T, Murphy, D.T.
Skeletal Radiol (2018).

Varus Posteromedial Rotatory Instability of the Elbow: Injury Pattern and Surgical Experience of 27 Acute Consecutive Surgical Patients.
McLean, J, Kempston, M, Goetz TJ, Daneshvar, P.
Journal of Orthopedic Trauma. 2018 Dec;32(12):469-474.

High-Speed Burr Debulking of Digital Calcinosis Cutis in Scleroderma Patients.
Lapner MA, & Goetz TJ.
The Journal of Hand Surgery (Am). 2014 Mar;39(3):503-510.

A multicentre, prospective, randomised comparison of the sliding hip screw with the Medoff sliding screw and side plate for unstable intertrochanteric hip fractures.
McCormack R, Panagiotopolous K, Buckley R, Penner M, Perey B, Pate G, Goetz T, Piper M.
Injury. 2013 Dec;44(12):1904-9.

Sports and exercise-related tendinopathies: a review of selected topical issues by participants of the second International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium (ISTS) Vancouver 2012.
Scott A, Docking S, Vicenzino B, Alfredson H, Murphy RJ, Carr AJ, Zwerver J, Lundgreen K, Finlay O, Pollock N, Cook JL, Fearon A, Purdam CR, Hoens A, Rees JD, Goetz TJ, Danielson P.
Br J Sports Med. 2013 Jun;47(9):536-44.

Functional results following vascularized versus nonvascularized bone grafts for wrist arthrodesis following excision of giant cell tumors.
Clarkson PW, Sandford K, Phillips AE, Pazionis TJ, Griffin A, Wunder JS, Ferguson PC, Masri BA, Goetz T.
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 May;38(5):935-940.

Management of synovial osteochondromatosis of the distal radioulnar joint with imaging features consistent with malignancy.
McInnes CW, Goetz TJ.
Case Rep Orthop. 2013;2013:589631.

Contribution of flexor pollicis longus to pinch strength: an in vivo study.
Goetz TJ, Costa JA, Slobogean G, Patel S, Mulpuri K, Travlos A.
J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Nov;37(11):2304-9.

A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing circumferential casting and splinting in displaced Colles fractures.
Grafstein E, Stenstrom R, Christenson J, Innes G, MacCormack R, Jackson C, Stothers K, Goetz T.
CJEM. 2010 May;12(3):192-200.

Blinded, prospective, randomized clinical trial comparing volar, dorsal, and custom thermoplastic splinting in treatment of acute mallet finger.
Pike J, Mulpuri K, Metzger M, Ng G, Wells N, Goetz T.
J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Apr;35(4):580-8.

Quantification of pronator quadratus contribution to isometric pronation torque of the forearm.
McConkey MO, Schwab TD, Travlos A, Oxland TR, Goetz T.
J Hand Surg Am. 2009 Nov;34(9):1612-7.

A multicenter, prospective, randomized, controlled trial of open reduction--internal fixation versus total elbow arthroplasty for displaced intra-articular distal humeral fractures in elderly patients.
McKee MD, Veillette CJ, Hall JA, Schemitsch EH, Wild LM, McCormack R, Perey B, Goetz T, Zomar M, Moon K, Mandel S, Petit S, Guy P, Leung I.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2009 Jan-Feb;18(1):3-12.

Randomized trial of reamed and unreamed intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures.
Study to Prospectively Evaluate Reamed Intramedullary Nails in Patients with Tibial Fractures Investigators, Bhandari M, Guyatt G, Tornetta P 3rd, Schemitsch EH, Swiontkowski M, Sanders D, Walter SD.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Dec;90(12):2567-78.

Prosthetic replacement for distal humerus fractures.
Athwal GS, Goetz TJ, Pollock JW, Faber KJ.
Orthop Clin North Am. 2008 Apr;39(2):201-12, vi.

Traumatic transposition of the ulnar nerve in a patient with posteromedial varus rotatory instability of the elbow: a case report.
Pike J, Goetz T.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2008 Jan-Feb;17(1):e5-8.

Soft Tissue Coverage for Posttraumatic Reconstruction.
Younger, ASE, Goetz T.
Foot Ankle Clin.2006 Mar; 11(1);217-35,xi.

The sensitivity of carpal bone indices to rotational malpositioning.
Robertson C, Ellis RE, Goetz T, Gofton W, Fenton PV, Small CF, Pichora DR.
J Hand Surg Am. 2002 May;27(3):435-42.

Stiffness of simulated radial neck fractures fixed with 4 different devices.
Patterson JD, Jones CK, Glisson RR, Caputo AE, Goetz T, Goldner RD.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2001 Jan-Feb;10(1):57-61.

Modeling of therapeutic dialysis of cerebrospinal fluid by epidural cooling in spinal cord injuries.
Goetz T, Romero-Sierra C, Ethier R, Henriksen RN.
J Neurotrauma. 1988;5(2):139-50.

Surface waves using laser generation and electromagnetic acoustic transducer detection.
Hutchins DA, Hauser F, Goetz T.
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 1986;33(5):478-84.