Publications

Dr W T McCartney MVB, DSAS(Orth), Diplomate ECVS, PhD, MRCVS

List of Peer Review Publications (chronological order) 62 current total
  1. William T. McCartney, Rubén Lostado-Lorza, Bryan J. Mac Donald. Cementless Acetabular CupRotation:Artificial Bone Implantation, Theoretical And Finite Element Analyses With CorrelationTo Surgery. ECVS conference proceedings, Copenhagen, 2014.
  2. Ruben Lostado Lorza, William T. McCartney, Bryan J. Mac Donald and Roberto Fernandez Martinez. Theoretical model for calculating the rotation in cementless acetabular cup prosthesis implanted by press fit into a hip of canines. ACMME conference proceedings, Taipei, 2014 .
  3. A Dowd, B Mac Donald, R Losrado Lorza, W McCartney, D Comiskey. A dynamic intrameduallary implant for bone fracture repair. EUCOMES conference proceedings, Minho, 2014.
  4. D.P. Comiskey, B.J. Mac Donald, W.T. McCartney, K. Synnott. Predicting the external formation of callus tissues in oblique bone fractures: idealised and clinical case studies. Biomechanics and Modelling in Mechanobiology January 2013.
  5. W McCartney, A Liegey, C Mahon, K Kiss. The Isolation of MRSA from the skin of the lateral stifle of 185 clinically healthy dogs. JARVM, vol 11,no 1, 85-89, 2013
  6. W. T McCartney, A Liegey, B Mac Donald, D Comiskey, E Galvin. Carbon Composition analysis of 12 selected Veterinary orthopaedic implants: a preliminary report. Veterinary Record December 2012
  7. W.T. McCartney, F. McGovern. The use of Low Field Magnetic Resonance Arthrography to Pre-Surgically Screen for Medial Meniscus Lesions in 30 dogs with Cranial Cruciate Deficient Stifles. Vet Record, 171:47, 2012
  8. W McCartney and F McGovern. Optimising the MRI protocol for imaging of the canine stifle meniscus using a low field system. JARVM, vol9, no4, 388-91, 2011.
  9. W. T. McCartney, E. Galvin, B. Mac Donald, D. Comiskey Analysis Of Plate Bone Construct Failure Following Tibial Tuberosity Advancement. JARVM, vol 9, no 2, 193-197, 2011.
  10. W.T. McCartney, K. Kiss, F. McGovern. Treatment of 70 dogs with traumatic hip luxation using a modified transarticular pinning technique Veterinary Record 18, 355, 2011.
  11. D.P. Comiskey, B.J. Mac Donald, W.T. McCartney, K. Synnott. O'Byrne. Predicting the formation of a bone fracture callus: an optimisation Approach. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2011.
  12. D.P. Comiskey, B.J. MacDonald, W.T. McCartney, K. Synnott, J. O'Byrne. The Role of Interfragmentary Strain on the Rate of Bone Healing – A New Interpretation and Mathematical Model. Journal of Biomenchanics 2010, 43(14), 2830-4
  13. W.T. McCartney. Traumatic Injuries of the Scapulohumeral joint: experience in their management. Britsh Veterinary Orthopaedic Assocation proceedings Dublin, 2010
  14. D. Comiskey, B.J. Mac Donald, W.T. McCartney, K. Synnott, J. O'Byrne, Compressive Principal Strains Drive the Spatial Formation of Bone Healing Tissues, Proc. Bioengineering In Ireland Conference, January 22-23, 2010, Grand Hotel, Malahide, Dublin.
  15. W.T. McCartney, K Kiss, F. McGovern. Surgical stabilisation as the primary treatment for traumatic luxation of the elbow joint in 10 dogs. International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine 2010, 8, 97-100
  16. D. Comiskey, B.J Mac Donald, W.T. McCartney, K. Synnott, J. O'Byrne. The spatial formation of bone fracture healing tissues is driven by a compressive strain field. Bioengineering Ireland, Dublin, 2010.
  17. W.T. McCartney, B MacDonald, D Comiskey, I Robertson. Pantarsal arthrodesis using a plantar plate: finite element analysis of plate position and preliminary results of four cases. International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine 2010, 8,65
  18. W.T. McCartney, K. Kiss, I. Robertson. Treatment of distal radius/ulna fractures in 17 dogs weighing less than three kg. Veterinary Record ,166, 430-432, 2010
  19. W T McCartney, I Robertson, K Kiss. Use of a transarticular circular fixator construct for immobilisation of the tarsocrural joint following common calcaneal tenorraphy in four dogs. International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine 2009, 3
  20. W.T.McCartney, C. B. Garvan, K. Kiss. Repair of thirty six fractures in dogs using the Mennen clamp-on plate: preliminary results . Veterinary Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009, 22, 406-411
  21. W.T.McCartney. Limb lengthening in three dogs using distraction rates without a latency period: Radius/Ulna, tibia, femur. Veterinary Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008, 21: 46-450
  22. D. Comiskey, B.J. Mac Donald, W.T. McCartney and K. Synnott, Finite element modelling of the load sharing mechanics of a healing bone fracture callus and the supporting implant: A pre-operative planning tool. Proc. NIBES, 2nd April, 2008.
  23. D. Comiskey, B.J. Mac Donald, W.T. McCartney and K. Synnott, Finite element modelling of the load sharing mechanics of a healing bone fracture callus and the supporting implant: A pre-operative planning tool. Proc. SMERP, 29th May, 2008.
  24. W T. McCartney, C. Garvan. Muscle separation approach to scapular neck fractures in 8 dogs. Veterinary Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008, 21: 471-473
  25. W.T. McCartney, J.V. O'Connor, W.M. McCann. Incidence of infection and premature failure of crimps following extraarticular stabilisation of cranial cruciate ligament deficient stifles in 110 dogs. Vet Record 2007,161:232-233
  26. D.P. Comiskey, W.T. McCartney, B.J. MacDonald .Prediction of Interfragmentary Strain in Long-Bone Plate fixated Fractures . European Society of Biomechanics Conference (ESB) Proceedings 2007, Dublin
  27. R. Campbell, D. Comiskey, B.J. Mac Donald, W.T. McCartney .Finite Element Simulation of Bone Fracture Callus Development During Flexible Fracture Fixation. European Society Biomechanics Proceedings 2007, Dublin
  28. W.T. McCartney, D.P. Comiskey, B.J. MacDonald .Fracture Fixation Choice for Distal Humerus and Sacroiliac Separation: A Clinical and Retrospective Finite Element Study. European Society Biomechanics Proceedings 2007 , Dublin
  29. D.P. Comiskey, W.T. McCartney, B.J. MacDonald .Numerical Modeling and Analysis of Orthopaedic Screw Pull-out. European Society Biomechanics Proceedings 2007, Dublin
  30. D. Comiskey, B.J. Mac Donald, W McCartney. Finite Element and parametric analysis of orthopaedic fracture fixation stiffness, Proc. Bioengineering In Ireland Conference, January 26-27, 2007, Manor House Hotel, Killadeas, Fermanagh.
  31. W T. McCartney, B. J. Mac Donald, D. Comiskey, C. Garvan. Fixation of humeral intercondylar fratures using a lateral plate in fourteen dogs supported by finite element analysis of repair. Veterinary Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007, 20:285-290
  32. W. T. McCartney, B. J. Mac Donald, D. Comiskey, C. Garvan .Use of a Plate and Screws to Repair Lateral Humeral Condylar Fractures in 10 Dogs. International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine 2006, 4, 4, 335-338
  33. W.T.McCartney, B.J.Mac Donald. Incidence of nonunion in the long fractures of 233 cats. International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine 2006, 4, 3, 209-212
  34. W.T. McCartney, B.J. Mac Donald, D.P. Comiskey. Use of transilial pinning for the treatment of sacroiliac separation in 25 dogs and finite element analysis of repair methods. Veterinary Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007, 1: 38-42
  35. W.T.McCartney and C Garvan. Repair of acetabular fractures in 20 dogs using a dorsal muscle separation approach. Vet Record 2007, 160:842-844
  36. W.T.McCartney. Use of an acrylic external fixator with a tie in intramedullary pin for the treatment of tibial fractures in 85 dogs. Vet Record 2007, 161: 596-597
  37. W.T.McCartney. Comparison between the use of the partial (slanted) ventral slot and the standard ventral slot for the treatment of cervical disc disease in 20 dogs of the same neurological grade. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2007, 48 498-501
  38. D.P Comiskey, B. Mac Donald , W. McCartney. Experimental and Finite element analysis of the mechanical behaviour of orthopaedic fracture fixation devices. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies 2006. Las Vegas, Nevada.
  39. W.T.McCartney, D Callanan. Carpal varus in eight working sheepdogs. Veterinary PRJ, 2005, A1
  40. W.T. McCartney, B.J. Mac Donald and M.S.J. Hashmi, Comparative performance of a flexible fixation implant to a rigid implant in static and repetitive incremental loading, Journal of Materials and Processing Technology, January 2005
  41. D.P. Comiskey, W.T.McCartney. Finite Element Modeling and Repair of a Pelvic Fracture, Engineering PRJ, 2005, 1
  42. D.P.Comiskey, W.T.McCartney. Finite Element Modeling of Humeral Intercondylar Fracture Fixation Methods, Engineering PRJ, 2003, 2
  43. W.T. McCartney, D. Comiskey, B.J. Mac Donald and M.S.J. Hashmi, Optimisation Of An Orthopaedic Clamping Device Using 3-D Finite Element Analysis, AMPT 2003: International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, 08-2003, Dublin Ireland, 43 - 46
  44. W. T. McCartney and B. J. Mac Donald, The incidence of stress raiser fracture of plates used to repair long bone fractures in dogs, Proceedings International Manufacturing Conference 22 2005, Dublin
  45. D. Comiskey, W.T. McCartney and B.J. Mac Donald, Finite Element Modeling of In Service Behaviour of Orthopaedic Fracture Fixation Devices, Proceedings International Manufacturing Conference 22 2005, Dublin
  46. W.T. McCartney, B.J. Mac Donald and M.S.J. Hashmi, Verification of a New Fracture Fixation System for Use in Veterinary Fractures. Proceedings European Society of Veterinary Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2004, Munich, Germany 252-253, 2004
  47. W.T. McCartney, R. Padmanabhan, B.J. Mac Donald and M.S.J. Hashmi, Compilation Of The Mechanical Signalement Of A New Parallel Rod System For Fracture Repair, Proceedings Advances in Material Processing Technologies (AMPT) 2003, Dublin, Ireland, 2003, 47-50
  48. W.T. McCartney, B.J. Mac Donald and M.S.J. Hashmi, Analysis Of A New Implant For Use In Veterinary Fractures Using A Different Bone Sampling Technique, Proceedings AMPT 2003, Dublin, Ireland 51-56
  49. W.T. McCartney, B.J. Mac Donald and M.S.J. Hashmi, A Comparative Evaluation Of Different Implants For Human Fracture Repair Using Artificial Femurs And A Novel Method Of Sample Fixation, Proceedings AMPT 2003, Dublin, Ireland 27-30
  50. W.T.McCartney, The Design, Manufacture and Analysis of a new Implant for Fracture Fixation in Human and Veterinary Orthopaedic Surgery: The Bone Fastenerod, PhD Thesis, Dublin City University, 2002
  51. W.T.McCartney S. Carmichael, Talar neck fractures in 5 cats, Journal of Small Animal Practice 2000,41, 204-206
  52. W.T.McCartney. Use of a bone clip for fracture fixation in 5 dogs and cats. Proceedings European College Veterinary Surgeons 1998, Poertschach
  53. W.T.McCartney. S. Carmichael, S. Langley-Hobbs, Use of External Skeletal Fixation in 129 cats. Proceedings European Society of Veterinary Orthopaedics and Traumatology 1998, Munich, 55
  54. W.T. McCartney, B.P.McNamara, Biomechanical Analysis and designs of a stainless Steel Clip to repair Subtrochanteric Fractures of the Femur. Proceedings Bioengineering in Ireland 1998, 40
  55. W.T.McCartney, Use of the Modified Acrylic External Fixator in 54 Dogs and 28 Cats, Vet Record 1998, 143, 330-334
  56. S.J. Langley-Hobbs, S. Carmichael, W.T.McCartney. External skeletal stabilization of comminuted humeral fractures in cats. Journal Small Animal Practice 38, 280-285, 1996
  57. W.T.McCartney, Getting started using External Fixators, Vet Scope 1997 1; 16-20
  58. W.T.McCartney, Lumbar Myelography in 79 Dogs ,using different puncture sites, Vet Record 1997, 141, 417-419
  59. W.T.McCartney Partial Pediculectomy for the treatment of Thoracolumbar Disc Disease, Veterinary Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 1997, 10;117
  60. S.J. Langley-Hobbs, S. Carmichael, W.T.McCartney, Use of external Skeletal Fixation in the repair of femoral fractures in cats , Journal Small Animal Practice 1996, 37
  61. W.T.McCartney, Orthopaedic injuries in Pigeons, Vet Record 1996, 134, 305-307
  62. W.T.McCartney, Another manifestation of Ununited Anconeal Process in the German Sherpard Dog?, Veterinary Comparative Orthopaedics Traumatology 1993, 6:213-214