Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Tranexamic Acid Use in Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Fractures of the Pelvis, Acetabulum, and Proximal Femur: A Randomized Controlled Trial.Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  33:371-376. 2019
2018 Rates of neurovascular injury, compartment syndrome, and early infection in operatively treated civilian ballistic forearm fracturesInjury.  49:2244-2247. 2018
2018 Intraoperative Evaluation of the Anatomic Lateral Distal Femoral Angle and Its Variation due to Positioning.Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  32:414-418. 2018
2018 Manipulation Under Anesthesia as a Treatment of Posttraumatic Elbow StiffnessJournal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  32:e304-e308. 2018
2018 Risk Factors for Kidney Dysfunction With the Use of Gentamicin in Open Fracture Antibiotic Treatment.Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  32:573-578. 2018
2018 Management of Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures in the Obese Patient.Orthopedic Clinics of North America.  49:317-324. 2018
2018 Obesity in the Polytrauma Patient.Orthopedic Clinics of North America.  49:307-315. 2018
2018 Acute Compartment Syndrome: An Expert Survey of Orthopaedic Trauma Association Members.Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  32:e181-e184. 2018
2018 Objective Methodology to Assess Meaningful Research Productivity by Orthopaedic Residency Departments: Validation Against Widely Distributed Ranking Metrics and Published Surrogates.Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  32:e139-e144. 2018
2018 Endosteal Substitution With an Intramedullary Rod in Fractures of the Femur.Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  32 Suppl 1:S25-S29. 2018
2018 Intraosseous Plating for the Management of Cortical Defects.Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  32 Suppl 1:S12-S17. 2018
2018 Stability of the Syndesmosis After Posterior Malleolar Fracture Fixation.Foot and Ankle International.  39:99-104. 2018
2017 Generating stability in elderly acetabular fractures-A biomechanical assessment.Injury.  48:2054-2059. 2017
2017 Extent and Morbidity of Lateralization of a Trochanteric Fixation Nail Blade.Orthopedics.  40:e886-e891. 2017
2017 Transtibial Amputation Outcomes Study (TAOS): Comparing Transtibial Amputation With and Without a Tibiofibular Synostosis (Ertl) Procedure.Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  31 Suppl 1:S63-S69. 2017
2017 A zone-II flexor tendon injury secondary to a catfish spine: A case reportJBJS Case Connector.  7. 2017
2017 Failure of Patellar Plating with Mini-Fragment Implants: A Case Report.JBJS Case Connector.  7:e13. 2017
2015 Determining Stability in Posterior Wall Acetabular Fractures.Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  29:465-469. 2015
2007 In responseAnnals of Internal Medicine.  146:313-314. 2007
A Prospective Randomized Trial to Assess Fixation Strategies for Severe Open Tibia Fractures: Modern Ring External Fixators Versus Internal Fixation (FIXIT Study).Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  31 Suppl 1:S10-S17.
Assessment of Severe Extremity Wound Bioburden at the Time of Definitive Wound Closure or Coverage: Correlation With Subsequent Postclosure Deep Wound Infection (Bioburden Study).Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  31 Suppl 1:S3-S9.
Local Antibiotic Therapy to Reduce Infection After Operative Treatment of Fractures at High Risk of Infection: A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial (VANCO Study).Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  31 Suppl 1:S18-S24.
Outcomes After Severe Distal Tibia, Ankle, and/or Foot Trauma: Comparison of Limb Salvage Versus Transtibial Amputation (OUTLET).Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  31 Suppl 1:S48-S55.


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2016 Miscellaneous Topics: Nonunions, Open Fractures, and Compartment Syndrome 2016

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia 2008
  • Full Name

  • Clay Spitler