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Douglas Dirschl

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    Douglas R. Dirschl, MD, is a highly accomplished surgeon and an expert in orthopaedics. He specializes in caring for patients with musculoskeletal trauma and fractures, as well as other injuries and diseases of the bones, joints and muscles.

    Dr. Dirschl's research focuses on the assessment of factors that influence reliability in classifying fractures. He has studied the quality of radiographs, as well as the use of decision-making strategies to enhance reliability (the extent to which various physicians classify a fracture in the same way). Dr. Dirschl also studies the biological basis of surgery, including the relationship between hemorrhage in pelvic fractures and pelvic bleeding. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

    A leader in medical education and health policy, Dr. Dirschl teaches medical students, residents and physicians about orthopaedic trauma, musculoskeletal pathophysiology and fractures. He has authored three books, more than 30 book chapters, and more than 75 peer-reviewed scholarly articles. In addition, Dr. Dirschl sits on editorial and review boards for several notable scientific journals, including the Journal of Orthopaedic Research, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Dr. Dirschl previously served as president of the American Orthopaedic Association.


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    Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, ORDoctor of Medicine1988
    Stanford University , Stanford, CABachelor of Sciences, with DistinctionChemical Engineering 1984
    Kenan-Flagler Graduate School of Business, Chapel Hill, NCPhysicians Medical Management Program1998
    Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago, IL AOA-Booth Leadership Series 2015
    Kellogg School of Management, Chicago, ILAOA-Kellogg Leadership SerieAOA-Kellogg Leadership Series2009
    Sloan School of Management, Wellesley, MAMassachusetts Institute of Technology 2000
    University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NCResidency in Orthopaedic Surgery1993
    University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NCInternship in General Surgery1989
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    2018President, Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma
    2017Elite Reviewer, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
    2014Bucksbaum Institute Master Clinician, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence
    2013 - 2017Best Doctors in America
    2013Lowell T. Coggeshall Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Endowed professorship in recognition of outstanding scientific and
    2009 - 2014Presidential Line, American Orthopaedic Association
    2009Village Pride Award – Hometown Hero
    2011Village Pride Award – Hometown Hero
    2004 - 2013Best Doctors in North Carolina
    2005Frank C. Wilson Faculty Teaching Award
    2004Recipient, Musculoskeletal Cup for Outstanding Instruction
    20002000 Recipient, 2001American British and Canadian Traveling Fellowship, American Orthopaedic Associa
    1998Frank C. Wilson Faculty Teaching Award
    1998Edwin J. Bovill, Jr., MD, Memorial Lecturer
    1998 - 1999Treasurer, Medical Staff, Wake Medical Center
    1997 - 1999Teaching Scholar, UNC School of Medicine
    1997 - 2001Member, AO Faculty
    1999Recipient, Junior Faculty Development Award
    1994Finalist, Battle Clinical Sciences Distinguished Excellence Award
    1994Recipient, Musculoskeletal Cup for Outstanding Instruction
    1993Nathan Womack Scholar; Outstanding Chief Resident,
    1990Teaching Award for Outstanding Instruction
    1986Lange Book Award for Academic Excellence

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    1. Conley RB, Adib G, Adler RA, Akesson KE, Alexander IM, Amenta KC, Blank RD, Brox WT, Carmody EE, Chapman-Novakofski K, Clarke BL, Cody KM, Cooper C, Crandall CJ, Dirschl DR, Eagen TJ, Elderkin AL, Fujita M, Greenspan SL, Halbout P, Hochberg MC, Javaid M, Jeray KJ, Kearns AE, King T, Koinis TF, Koontz JS, Kuzma M, Lindsey C, Lorentzon M, Lyritis GP, Michaud LB, Miciano A, Morin SN, Mujahid N, Napoli N, Olenginski TP, Puzas JE, Rizou S, Rosen CJ, Saag K, Thompson E, Tosi LL, Tracer H, Khosla S, Kiel D. Secondary Fracture Prevention: Consensus Clinical Recommendations from a Multistakeholder Coalition. J Bone Miner Res. 2019 Sep 20. PMID: 31538675.
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    2. Stewart RJ, Landy DC, Khazai RS, Cohen JB, Ho SS, Dirschl DR. Association of Injury Energy Level and Neurovascular Injury Following Knee Dislocation. J Orthop Trauma. 2018 11; 32(11):579-584. PMID: 30086041.
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    3. Karrison TG, Philip Schumm L, Kocherginsky M, Thisted R, Dirschl DR, Rogers S. Effects of driving distance and transport time on mortality among Level I and II traumas occurring in a metropolitan area. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Oct; 85(4):756-765. PMID: 30086071.
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    4. Bawa H, Weick JW, Dirschl DR, Luu HH. Trends in Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis and Deep Vein Thrombosis Rates After Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 Oct 01; 26(19):698-705. PMID: 30153117.
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    5. Weick J, Bawa H, Dirschl DR, Luu HH. Preoperative Opioid Use Is Associated with Higher Readmission and Revision Rates in Total Knee and Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Jul 18; 100(14):1171-1176. PMID: 30020122.
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    6. Dirschl DR, Rustom H. Practice Patterns and Performance in U.S. Fracture Liaison Programs: An Analysis of >32,000 Patients from the Own the Bone Program. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Apr 18; 100(8):680-685. PMID: 29664856.
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    7. Dirschl DR. Less Can Be More-A Skill We Are Losing?: Commentary on an article by Kenneth E. Egol, MD, et al.: "Minimally Displaced, Isolated Radial Head and Neck Fractures Do Not Require Formal Physical Therapy. Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 04 18; 100(8):e54. PMID: 29664863.
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    8. Petravick ME, Marsh JL, Karam MD, Dirschl DR. A Survey on Recent Medical School Graduate Comfort With the Level 1 Milestones. J Surg Educ. 2018 Jul - Aug; 75(4):911-917. PMID: 29127019.
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    9. Dirschl DR. Contractability: Now and Forever: Commentary on an article by Kim Madden, MSc, et al.: "Predicting and Preventing Loss to Follow-up of Adult Trauma Patients in Randomized Controlled Trials. An Example from the FLOW Trial". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 07 05; 99(13):e75. PMID: 28678136.
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    10. Lodhia P, Gui C, Chandrasekaran S, Suarez-Ahedo C, Dirschl DR, Domb BG. Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Hip Arthroscopic Surgery and Structured Rehabilitation Alone in Individuals With Hip Labral Tears: Response. Am J Sports Med. 2017 03; 45(3):NP2-NP4. PMID: 28272932.
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    11. Freeman K, Michalson JL, Anderson DD, Brown TD, DeCoster TA, Dirschl DR, Karam MD, Marsh JL. Tibial Plateau Fractures: A New Rank Ordering Method For Determining To What Degree Injury Severity Or Quality Of Reduction Correlate With Clinical Outcome. Iowa Orthop J. 2017; 37:57-63. PMID: 28852336.
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    12. Bunta AD, Edwards BJ, Macaulay WB, Jeray KJ, Tosi LL, Jones CB, Sietsema DL, Kaufman JD, Murphy SA, Song J, Goulet JA, Friedlaender GE, Swiontkowski MF, Dirschl DR. Own the Bone, a System-Based Intervention, Improves Osteoporosis Care After Fragility Fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Dec 21; 98(24):e109. PMID: 28002377.
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    13. Weick JW, Bawa HS, Dirschl DR. Hyaluronic Acid Injections for Treatment of Advanced Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Utilization and Cost in a National Population Sample. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Sep 07; 98(17):1429-35. PMID: 27605686.
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    14. Eleswarapu AS, Divi SN, Dirschl DR, Mok JM, Stout C, Lee MJ. How Effective is Physical Therapy for Common Low Back Pain Diagnoses?: A Multivariate Analysis of 4597 Patients. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Aug 15; 41(16):1325-9. PMID: 26890953.
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    15. Hensley CP, Dirschl DR. Diagnosis and Rehabilitation of a Middle Cuneiform Fracture in a Hockey Player. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 07; 95(7):e98-e102. PMID: 26945214.
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    16. Lodhia P, Gui C, Chandrasekaran S, Suarez-Ahedo C, Dirschl DR, Domb BG. The Economic Impact of Acetabular Labral Tears: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis Comparing Hip Arthroscopic Surgery and Structured Rehabilitation Alone in Patients Without Osteoarthritis. Am J Sports Med. 2016 07; 44(7):1771-80. PMID: 27190068.
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    17. Bawa HS, Weick JW, Dirschl DR. Gender Disparities in Osteoarthritis-Related Health Care Utilization Before Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2016 10; 31(10):2115-2118.e1. PMID: 27157824.
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    18. Jiang JJ, Somogyi JR, Patel PB, Koh JL, Dirschl DR, Shi LL. Obesity is Not Associated with Increased Short-term Complications After Primary Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Mar; 474(3):787-95. PMID: 26452748.
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    19. Dirschl DR. Surgical Irrigation of Open Fractures--A Change in Practice? N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 31; 373(27):2680-1. PMID: 26448262.
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    20. Bawa HS, Weick J, Dirschl DR. Anti-Osteoporotic Therapy After Fragility Fracture Lowers Rate of Subsequent Fracture: Analysis of a Large Population Sample. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Oct 07; 97(19):1555-62. PMID: 26446962.
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    21. Dirschl DR. Invited Commentary. J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Oct; 29(10):463-4. PMID: 26397778.
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    22. Dirschl DR. Shame on us! Men need osteoporosis care, too! Commentary on an article by Carl M. Harper, MD, et al.: "Distal radial fractures in older men. A missed opportunity?". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Nov 05; 96(21):e186. PMID: 25378519.
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    23. Balasubramanian A, Tosi LL, Lane JM, Dirschl DR, Ho PR, O'Malley CD. Declining rates of osteoporosis management following fragility fractures in the U.S., 2000 through 2009. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Apr 02; 96(7):e52. PMID: 24695929.
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    24. Dirschl DR. Invited commentary. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Nov; 27(11):648-9. PMID: 24121987.
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    25. Charoenpanich A, Wall ME, Tucker CJ, Andrews DM, Lalush DS, Dirschl DR, Loboa EG. Cyclic tensile strain enhances osteogenesis and angiogenesis in mesenchymal stem cells from osteoporotic donors. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014 Jan; 20(1-2):67-78. PMID: 23927731.
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    26. Tennant JN, Shankar V, Dirschl DR. Reliability and validity of a mobile phone for radiographic assessment of ankle injuries: a randomized inter- and intraobserver agreement study. Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Feb; 34(2):228-33. PMID: 23413062.
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    27. Egol KA, Dirschl DR, Levine WN, Zuckerman JD. Orthopaedic residency education: a practical guide to selection, training, and education. Instr Course Lect. 2013; 62:553-64. PMID: 23395057.
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    28. Dirschl DR. Creative leadership: making good news. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 May 02; 94(9):e58. PMID: 22552680.
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    29. Dowrick AS, Tornetta P, Obremskey WT, Dirschl DR, Bhandari M. Practical research methods for orthopaedic surgeons. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Feb 15; 94(4):368-74. PMID: 22336979.
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    30. Dowrick AS, Tornetta P, Obremskey WT, Dirschl DR, Bhandari M. Practical research methods for orthopaedic surgeons. Instr Course Lect. 2012; 61:581-6. PMID: 22301263.
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    31. Yakacki CM, Gall K, Dirschl DR, Pacaccio DJ. Pseudoelastic intramedullary nailing for tibio-talo-calcaneal arthrodesis. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2011 Mar; 8(2):159-66. PMID: 21381909.
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    32. Olson SA, Brown TD, Athanasiou KA, Natoli RM, Dirschl DR. Applied biomechanics in articular injuries: perspectives in the basic investigation of articular injuries and clinical application. Instr Course Lect. 2011; 60:583-94. PMID: 21553801.
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    33. Marsh JL, McKinley T, Dirschl D, Pick A, Haft G, Anderson DD, Brown T. The sequential recovery of health status after tibial plafond fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2010 Aug; 24(8):499-504. PMID: 20657260.
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    34. Collins AT, Blackburn JT, Olcott CW, Miles J, Jordan J, Dirschl DR, Weinhold PS. Stochastic resonance electrical stimulation to improve proprioception in knee osteoarthritis. Knee. 2011 Oct; 18(5):317-22. PMID: 20655753.
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    35. Collins AT, Blackburn JT, Olcott CW, Dirschl DR, Weinhold PS. The effects of stochastic resonance electrical stimulation and neoprene sleeve on knee proprioception. J Orthop Surg Res. 2009 Feb 02; 4:3. PMID: 19187538.
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    36. Bushnell BD, Dirschl DR. Small bowel obstruction from entrapment in a sacral fracture stabilized with iliosacral screws: case report and review of the literature. J Trauma. 2008 Oct; 65(4):933-7. PMID: 18288016.
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    37. Elzik ME, Dirschl DR, Dahners LE. Hemorrhage in pelvic fractures does not correlate with fracture length. J Trauma. 2008 Aug; 65(2):436-41. PMID: 18695482.
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    38. Lachiewicz PF, Dirschl DR, Soileau E. Orthopaedic faculty trauma call policies: a survey of accredited orthopaedic residency programs. J Orthop Trauma. 2008 Apr; 22(4):237-40. PMID: 18404032.
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    39. Herkowitz HN, Dirschl DR, Sohn DH. Pain management: the orthopaedic surgeon's perspective. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Nov; 89(11):2532-5. PMID: 17974897.
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    40. Dirschl DR, Goodroe J, Thornton DM, Eiland GW. AOA Symposium. Gainsharing in orthopaedics: passing fancy or wave of the future? J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Sep; 89(9):2075-83. PMID: 17768208.
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    41. Obremskey WT, Marotta JS, Yaszemski MJ, Churchill LR, Boden SD, Dirschl DR. Symposium. The introduction of biologics in orthopaedics: issues of cost, commercialism, and ethics. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Jul; 89(7):1641-9. PMID: 17606804.
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    42. Ranawat AS, Dirschl DR, Wallach CJ, Harner CD. Symposium. Potential strategies for improving orthopaedic education. Strategic dialogue from the AOA Resident Leadership Forum Class of 2005. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Jul; 89(7):1633-40. PMID: 17606803.
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    43. Dirschl DR, Del Gaizo D. Staged management of tibial plateau fractures. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2007 Apr; 36(4 Suppl):12-7. PMID: 17547353.
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    44. Obremskey WT, Brown O, Driver R, Dirschl DR. Comparison of SF-36 and Short Musculoskeletal Functional Assessment in recovery from fixation of unstable ankle fractures. Orthopedics. 2007 02; 30(2):145-51. PMID: 17323637.
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    45. Marsh JL, Borrelli J, Dirschl DR, Sirkin MS. Fractures of the tibial plafond. Instr Course Lect. 2007; 56:331-52. PMID: 17472318.
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    46. Dirschl DR, Ferry ST. Reliability of classification of fractures of the tibial plafond according to a rank-order method. J Trauma. 2006 Dec; 61(6):1463-6. PMID: 17159692.
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    47. Draeger RW, Dirschl DR, Dahners LE. Debridement of cancellous bone: a comparison of irrigation methods. J Orthop Trauma. 2006 Nov-Dec; 20(10):692-8. PMID: 17106380.
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    48. Marsh JL, Muehling V, Dirschl D, Hurwitz S, Brown TD, Nepola J. Tibial plafond fractures treated by articulated external fixation: a randomized trial of postoperative motion versus nonmotion. J Orthop Trauma. 2006 Sep; 20(8):536-41. PMID: 16990724.
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    49. Dirschl DR, Campion ER, Gilliam K. Resident selection and predictors of performance: can we be evidence based? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Aug; 449:44-9. PMID: 16735876.
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    50. Polzin B, Ellis T, Dirschl DR. Effects of varying pulsatile lavage pressure on cancellous bone structure and fracture healing. J Orthop Trauma. 2006 Apr; 20(4):261-6. PMID: 16721241.
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    51. Elzik ME, Dirschl DR, Dahners LE. Correlation of transfusion volume to change in hematocrit. Am J Hematol. 2006 Feb; 81(2):145-6. PMID: 16432852.
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    52. Dirschl DR. Reuse of selected external fixator components is safe and should be supported. J Orthop Trauma. 2006 Jan; 20(1):43-6. PMID: 16424809.
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    53. Humphrey CA, Dirschl DR, Ellis TJ. Interobserver reliability of a CT-based fracture classification system. J Orthop Trauma. 2005 Oct; 19(9):616-22. PMID: 16247306.
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    54. Bhandari M, Devereaux PJ, Tornetta P, Swiontkowski MF, Berry DJ, Haidukewych G, Schemitsch EH, Hanson BP, Koval K, Dirschl D, Leece P, Keel M, Petrisor B, Heetveld M, Guyatt GH. Operative management of displaced femoral neck fractures in elderly patients. An international survey. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005 Sep; 87(9):2122-30. PMID: 16140828.
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    55. Bhandari M, Patenall V, Devereaux PJ, Tornetta P, Dirschl D, Leece P, Ramanan T, Schemitsch EH. An observational study of duplicate presentation rates between two national orthopedic meetings. Can J Surg. 2005 Apr; 48(2):117-22. PMID: 15887791.
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    56. Dirschl DR, Marsh JL, Buckwalter JA, Gelberman R, Olson SA, Brown TD, Llinias A. Articular fractures. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2004 Nov-Dec; 12(6):416-23. PMID: 15615507.
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    57. Dirschl DR, Dawson PA. Injury severity assessment in tibial plateau fractures. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Jun; (423):85-92. PMID: 15232431.
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    58. Williams TM, Nepola JV, DeCoster TA, Hurwitz SR, Dirschl DR, Marsh JL. Factors affecting outcome in tibial plafond fractures. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Jun; (423):93-8. PMID: 15232432.
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    59. Dirschl DR, Tornetta P, Bhandari M. Designing, conducting, and evaluating journal clubs in orthopaedic surgery. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2003 Aug; (413):146-57. PMID: 12897604.
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    60. Obremskey WT, Bhandari M, Dirschl DR, Shemitsch E. Internal fixation versus arthroplasty of comminuted fractures of the distal humerus. J Orthop Trauma. 2003 Jul; 17(6):463-5. PMID: 12843735.
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    61. Marsh JL, Weigel DP, Dirschl DR. Tibial plafond fractures. How do these ankles function over time? J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2003 Feb; 85(2):287-95. PMID: 12571307.
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    62. Sprague S, Bhandari M, Devereaux PJ, Swiontkowski MF, Tornetta P, Cook DJ, Dirschl D, Schemitsch EH, Guyatt GH. Barriers to full-text publication following presentation of abstracts at annual orthopaedic meetings. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2003 Jan; 85(1):158-63. PMID: 12533587.
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    63. Caprise PA, Miclau T, Dahners LE, Dirschl DR. High-pressure pulsatile lavage irrigation of contaminated fractures: effects on fracture healing. J Orthop Res. 2002 Nov; 20(6):1205-9. PMID: 12472230.
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    64. Dirschl DR, Obremskey WT. Mechanical strength and wear of used EBI external fixators. Orthopedics. 2002 Oct; 25(10):1059-62. PMID: 12401012.
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    65. Marsh JL, Buckwalter J, Gelberman R, Dirschl D, Olson S, Brown T, Llinias A. Articular fractures: does an anatomic reduction really change the result? J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Jul; 84(7):1259-71. PMID: 12107331.
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    66. Dirschl DR, Dahners LE, Adams GL, Crouch JH, Wilson FC. Correlating selection criteria with subsequent performance as residents. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2002 Jun; (399):265-71. PMID: 12011720.
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    67. Dirschl DR. Scoring of orthopaedic residency applicants: is a scoring system reliable? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2002 Jun; (399):260-4. PMID: 12011719.
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    68. Lee EW, Dirschl DR, Duff G, Dahners LE, Miclau T. High-pressure pulsatile lavage irrigation of fresh intraarticular fractures: effectiveness at removing particulate matter from bone. J Orthop Trauma. 2002 Mar; 16(3):162-5. PMID: 11880778.
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    69. Obremskey WT, Dirschl DR, Crowther JD, Craig WL, Driver RE, LeCroy CM. Change over time of SF-36 functional outcomes for operatively treated unstable ankle fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2002 Jan; 16(1):30-3. PMID: 11782630.
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    70. Brown OL, Dirschl DR, Obremskey WT. Incidence of hardware-related pain and its effect on functional outcomes after open reduction and internal fixation of ankle fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2001 May; 15(4):271-4. PMID: 11371792.
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    71. Dirschl DR, Adams GL. Reliability in evaluating letters of recommendation. Acad Med. 2000 Oct; 75(10):1029. PMID: 11031153.
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    72. Martin J, Marsh JL, Nepola JV, Dirschl DR, Hurwitz S, DeCoster TA. Radiographic fracture assessments: which ones can we reliably make? J Orthop Trauma. 2000 Aug; 14(6):379-85. PMID: 11001410.
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    73. Dirschl DR, Piedrahita L, Henderson RC. Bone mineral density 6 years after a hip fracture: a prospective, longitudinal study. Bone. 2000 Jan; 26(1):95-8. PMID: 10617162.
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    74. DeCoster TA, Willis MC, Marsh JL, Williams TM, Nepola JV, Dirschl DR, Hurwitz SR. Rank order analysis of tibial plafond fractures: does injury or reduction predict outcome? Foot Ankle Int. 1999 Jan; 20(1):44-9. PMID: 9921773.
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    75. Dirschl DR, Duff GP, Dahners LE, Edin M, Rahn BA, Miclau T. High pressure pulsatile lavage irrigation of intraarticular fractures: effects on fracture healing. J Orthop Trauma. 1998 Sep-Oct; 12(7):460-3. PMID: 9781768.
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    76. Craig WL, Dirschl DR. Effects of binary decision making on the classification of fractures of the ankle. J Orthop Trauma. 1998 May; 12(4):280-3. PMID: 9619464.
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    77. Dirschl DR, Smith IJ. Reuse of external skeletal fixator components: effects on costs and complications. J Trauma. 1998 May; 44(5):855-8. PMID: 9603088.
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    78. Dirschl DR, Adams GL. A critical assessment of factors influencing reliability in the classification of fractures, using fractures of the tibial plafond as a model. J Orthop Trauma. 1997 Oct; 11(7):471-6. PMID: 9334947.
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    79. Dirschl DR, Henderson RC, Oakley WC. Accelerated bone mineral loss following a hip fracture: a prospective longitudinal study. Bone. 1997 Jul; 21(1):79-82. PMID: 9213011.
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    80. Dirschl DR, Dahners LE. Current treatment of tibial plateau fractures. J South Orthop Assoc. 1997; 6(1):54-61. PMID: 9090625.
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    81. Wilson FC, Dirschl DR, Bynum DK. Fractures of the radius and ulna in adults: an analysis of factors affecting outcome. Iowa Orthop J. 1997; 17:14-9. PMID: 9234970.
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    82. Dirschl DR, Henderson RC, Oakley WS. Correlates of bone mineral density in elderly patients with hip fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 1995; 9(6):470-5. PMID: 8592259.
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    83. Dirschl DR. Acute pyogenic osteomyelitis in children. Orthop Rev. 1994 Apr; 23(4):305-12. PMID: 8008440.
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    84. Dirschl DR, Almekinders LC. Osteomyelitis. Common causes and treatment recommendations. Drugs. 1993 Jan; 45(1):29-43. PMID: 7680983.
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    85. Dirschl DR, Greene WB. Pseudotumor of the distal part of the femur in a patient who had myelomeningocele. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1992 Jul; 74(6):935-8. PMID: 1634585.
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    86. Dirschl DR, Lachiewicz PF. Dissecting popliteal cyst as the presenting symptom of a malfunctioning total knee arthroplasty. Report of four cases. J Arthroplasty. 1992 Mar; 7(1):37-41. PMID: 1564464.
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    87. Dirschl DR, Wilson FC. Topical antibiotic irrigation in the prophylaxis of operative wound infections in orthopedic surgery. Orthop Clin North Am. 1991 Jul; 22(3):419-26. PMID: 1852419.
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    88. Dirschl DR, Henderson RC. Patellar overgrowth after infection of the knee. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1991 Jul; 73(6):940-1. PMID: 2071627.
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