Improving Fracture Fixation - The Role of Insertion Forces on Construct Stability

Project: UK charity

Research Output

2020

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

Open Access
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2019

Assessing screw tightness achieved by orthopaedic surgeons and researchers

Fletcher, J., Neumann, V., Wenzel, L., Gueorguiev, B., Richards, R. G., Whitehouse, M., Gill, H. & Preatoni, E., 22 Jun 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Assessing screw tightness and stripping rates achieved by orthopaedic surgeons and researchers, including using an augmented screwdriver

Fletcher, J., Neumann, V., Wenzel, L., Gueorguiev, B., Richards, R. G., Whitehouse, M., Gill, H. & Preatoni, E., 15 Mar 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Non-locking screw insertion: No benefit seen if tightness exceeds 80% of the maximum torque

Fletcher, J. W. A., Ehrhardt, B., MacLeod, A., Whitehouse, M. R., Gill, H. & Preatoni, E., 1 Dec 2019, In : Clinical Biomechanics. 70, p. 40-45 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

The effect of different insertion variables on achieved screw tightness and stripping rates for non-locking screws

Neumann, V., Fletcher, J., Wenzel, L., Gueorguiev, B., Richards, R. G., Whitehouse, M., Gill, H. & Preatoni, E., 1 Feb 2019, (Acceptance date).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

The effect of grip configuration on achieved non-locking screw tightness

Jorge-Mora, A., Keltz, E., Neumann, V., Richards, R. G., Gueorguiev, B., Gill, H., Whitehouse, M., Preatoni, E. & Fletcher, J., 15 Mar 2019, (Acceptance date).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

The effects of different insertion variables on achieved screw tightness

Fletcher, J., Neumann, V., Wenzel, L., Gueorguiev, B., Richards, R. G., Whitehouse, M., Gill, H. & Preatoni, E., 22 Jun 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2018
Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Establishing and validating an osteoporotic model using bovine tibia

Fletcher, J., Whitehouse, M., Gill, H. & Preatoni, E., Jul 2017. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Establishing and validating an osteoporotic model using juvenile bovine tibiae

Fletcher, J., Williams, S., Whitehouse, M., Gill, H. & Preatoni, E., 2017, (Acceptance date). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Establishing optimum screw tightening to maximise pullout force in fracture fixation

Fletcher, J., Whitehouse, M., Gill, H. & Preatoni, E., Jul 2017. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Establishing optimum screw tightening to maximise pullout force in fracture fixation

Fletcher, J., Williams, S., Whitehouse, M., Gill, H. & Preatoni, E., 2017, (Acceptance date). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Optimal pullout resistance is achieved when bone screws are inserted at 65-75% of the stripping torque

Fletcher, J., MacLeod, A., Polak-Kraśna, K., Whitehouse, M., Gill, H. & Preatoni, E., 10 Nov 2017, (Acceptance date).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Optimal Pullout Resistance Is Achieved When Bone Screws Are Inserted At 65 To 75% Of The Stripping Torque

Fletcher, J., MacLeod, A., Polak-Kraśna, K., Williams, S., Whitehouse, M., Gill, H. & Preatoni, E., 17 Nov 2017, (Acceptance date). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Reducing ethical and financial costs in biomechanical research: is juvenile bovine bone the answer?

Fletcher, J., Williams, S., Whitehouse, M., Gill, H. & Preatoni, E., 2017, (Acceptance date). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract