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R. Bruce Heppenstall, M.D.

Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
3400 Spruce Street - Silverstein 2
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-3498725
University of Manitoba, Canada, 1962.
University of Manitoba, Canada, 1966.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Rotating, Winnipeg General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1966-1967.
Resident, General Surgery, Winnipeg General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1967-1969.
Fellowship, Orthopaedic Surgery Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1969-1970.
Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1970-1972.
Special Postdoctoral NIH Fellow in Surgery, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, 1972-1973.
American Board of Orthopaedics, 1974.
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Selected Publications

Tan V., Pepe MD., Glaser DL., Seldes RM., Heppenstall RB., Esterhai JL Jr.: Well-leg compartment pressures during hemilithotomy position for fracture fixation. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 14(3): 157-61, Mar-Apr 2000.

"Arterial Injuries and Fractures"; "Compartment Syndromes" Fractures in Adults. Rockwood and Green (eds.). 2000.

Katz MA., Beredjiklian PK., Vresilovic EJ., Tahernia AD., Gabriel JP., Chan PS., Heppenstall RB.: Computed tomographic scanning of cervical spine fractures: does it influence treatment? Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 13(5): 338-43, Jun-Jul 1999.

Beredjiklian, P.K., Naranja, R.J., Heppenstall, R.B., Brighton, C.T., Esterhai, J.L: Results of Treatment of 111 Patients with Nonunion of Femoral Shaft Fractures. University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal 12: 52-57, 1999.

Heppenstall, R.B., Tan, V: Well Leg Compartment Syndrome. Lancet 354: 970, 1999.

Heppenstall, R.B., Frey, J., Ryaby, J., McCabe, J: Low Intensity Uitrasound for Nonunions Favored in Risk/Benefit Analysis. Orthopaedics Today 19:11: 13, 1999.

Naranja RJ Jr., Chan PS., High K., Esterhai JL Jr., Heppenstall RB.: Treatment of considerations in patients with compartment syndrome and an inherited bleeding disorder. [Review] [19 refs] Orthopedics 20(8): 706-9; quiz 710-1, Aug 1997.

Chan PS., Klimkiewicz JJ., Luchetti WT., Esterhai JL., Kneeland JB., Dalinka MK., Heppenstall RB.: Impact of CT scan on treatment plan and fracture classification of tibial plateau fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 11(7): 484-9, Oct 1997.

Chan PS., Naranja RJ., Klimkiewicz JJ., Heppenstall RB.: Compartment syndrome after isolated perfusion of the leg: a case report. [Review] [7 refs] American Journal of Orthopedics 26(5): 369-70, May 1997.

Heckman, J.D., Bolander, M.E., Bucholz, R.W., Heppenstall, R.B., Jupiter, J.E: Factors That Affect Fracture Healing. American Journal of Orthopedics Page: 161-164, Feb. 1997.

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