Medical Research

Michael G. McNamara, MD Research

The Alaskan 3-D Osteotomy:

ASSH 2007 Annual Meeting Poster


Alaskan Three-Dimensional Osteotomy: Surgical Correction for Long Bone Malunions
The Journal of Hand Surgery, Volume 33A, May-June 2008


Severe Open Fractures of the Lower Extremity: A Retrospective Evaluation of the Mangled Extremity Severity Score (MESS)
The Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Volume 8, Number 2, 1994

Dislocation of the Carpal Scaphoid: An 8-Year Follow-Up
The Journal of Hand Surgery, Volume 17, Number 3, May 1992

Blood Loss in Lumbar Surgery: Prevention and Replacement
Spine: State of the Art Reviews, Volume 5, Number 1, January 1991

Shoulder Arthritis, A Newer More Conservative Surgical Option:
Surface Replacement Arthroplasty.
Physicians Practice, Volume 19, Number 7, July/August 2009.


Method and Device for Stabilizing Joints with Limited Axial Movement.
U.S. Patent 8,715,348 filed April 25, 2008, and issued May 6, 2014. Source: USPTO database.

Cannulated Anchor and System.
U.S. Patent 8,679,168 filed March 2, 2009, and issued March 25, 2014. Source: USPTO database

Method for Aligning Upper Extremity Bones and Inserting Guide Device.
U.S. Patent 8,382,758, filed March 8, 2012, and issued February 26, 2013. Source: USPTO database. (For placement and alignment of augmentation devices across Scapho-Lunate in wrist.)