Fellowship for James Fletcher - Optimal surgical techniques to reduce screw failure in fragility fractures

Project: UK charity

Project Details

StatusFinished
Effective start/end date14/09/1813/09/19

Funding

  • Royal College of Surgeons of
  • Royal College of Surgeons of

Research Output

Stripping torques in human bone can be reliably predicted prior to screw insertion with optimum tightness being found between 70% and 80% of the maximum

Fletcher, J., Zderic, I., Gueorguiev, B., Richards, R. G., Gill, R., Whitehouse, M. & Preatoni, E., 11 Feb 2020, (Acceptance date) In : Bone and Joint Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical performance when inserting non-locking screws – a systematic review

Fletcher, J., Wenzel, L., Neumann, V., Richards, R. G., Gueorguiev, B., Gill, H., Preatoni, E. & Whitehouse, M., 31 Jan 2020, In : EFORT Open Reviews. 5, 1, p. 26-36 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    TightRight : augmenting screwdrivers to reduce bone stripping rates and optimise tightness when inserting non-locking screws

    Fletcher, J., Neumann, V., Silva-Henao, J., Mys, K., Panagiotopoulou, V., Verschueren, A., Gueorguiev, B., Richards, R. G., Whitehouse, M., Preatoni, E. & Gill, R., Jan 2020, (Acceptance date). 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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    Datasets

    Dataset for "Non-locking screw insertion: no benefit seen if tightness exceeds 80% of the maximum torque"

    Fletcher, J. (Creator), Ehrhardt, B. (Creator), MacLeod, A. (Creator), Whitehouse, M. R. (Creator), Gill, R. (Creator) & Preatoni, E. (Creator), University of Bath, 9 Jul 2019

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