Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2020 Does surgical approach affect sagittal plane alignment and pilon fracture outcomes? 2020
2019 Tranexamic Acid Use in Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Fractures of the Pelvis, Acetabulum, and Proximal Femur: A Randomized Controlled TrialJournal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  33:371-376. 2019
2018 Rates of neurovascular injury, compartment syndrome, and early infection in operatively treated civilian ballistic forearm fractures 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 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 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. 2017
2017 Extent and Morbidity of Lateralization of a Trochanteric Fixation Nail Blade.Orthopedics.  40:e886-e891. 2017
2017 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. 2017
2017 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. 2017
2017 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. 2017
2017 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. 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


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2018 Elbow Fracture Dislocation.  127-138. 2018
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