Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Dr Christy Graff is a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon at the Women's and Children's Hospital in North Adelaide. She is especially interested in investigating areas of paediatric orthopaedics associated with paediatric trauma and outcomes. She is currently undertaking several projects through WCH.
Nerve palsies with paediatric supracondylar humerus fractures: can we always watch and wait? A retrospective cohort trial investigating outcomes of nerve palsies after supracondylar humerus fractures at WCH since 1998
RIFIC: Re-fractures In the Forearm In Children. A prospective case controlled trial investigating risk factors for for re-fractures in children
LIFIC: Loss of position In fractures of the Forearm In Children. A prospective cast controlled trial investigating risk factors for loss of position of fractures in children
SISS: Surgery after in situ screw for slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE): Does screw removal matter? A retrospective cohort trial investigating difficulties in screw removal in secondary surgery after SCFE
LOTIC: Long term Outcomes of Triple Arthrodesis in Children. A retrospective cohort trial investigating long term outcomes of children after triple arthrodesis at WCH.
Date Position Institution name 2018 - ongoing Clinical Lecturer The University of Adelaide
Date Institution name Country Title University of Adelaide Australia MBBS
Date Title Institution Country Masters of Human Movement Science Central Queensland University Australia FRCS The Royal College of Surgeons UK UK FRACS The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Australia
Year Citation 2022 Bhanushali, A., Axelby, E., Patel, P., Abu-Assi, R., Ong, B., Graff, C., & Kraus, M. (2022). Re-fractures of the paediatric radius and/or ulna: A systematic review. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 92(4), 666-673.
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2022 Bhanushali, A., Kovoor, J. G., Stretton, B., Kieu, J. T., Bright, R. A., Hewitt, J. N., . . . Graff, C. (2022). Outcomes of early versus delayed weight-bearing with intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 48(5), 3521-3527.
2022 Graff, C., Dounas, G. D., Sung, J., Kumawat, M., Huang, Y., & Todd, M. (2022). Management of iatrogenic ulnar nerve palsies after cross pinning of pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures: A systematic review. Journal of Children's Orthopaedics, 16(5), 366-373.
2020 Todd, M. R. L. C., Dounas, G. D., Chataway, J., Salih, S., & Graff, C. (2020). Effectiveness of operative versus expectant management on recovery of nerve palsies in pediatric supracondylar fractures: A systematic review protocol. JBI Evidence Synthesis, 18(8), 1788-1793.
2016 Graff, C., Hohmann, E., Bryant, A. L., & Tetsworth, K. (2016). Subjective and objective outcome measures after total knee replacement: is there a correlation?. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 86(11), 921-925.
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2014 Coyle, C., Jagernauth, S., & Ramachandran, M. (2014). Tibial eminence fractures in the paediatric population: A systematic review. Journal of Children's Orthopaedics, 8(2), 149-159.
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2002 Henshaw, R., Coyle, C., Low, S., & Barry, C. (2002). A retrospective cohort study comparing microwave endometrial ablation with levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device in the management of heavy menstrual bleeding. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 42(2), 205-209.
DOI Scopus22 WoS20 Europe PMC14
Dr Graff teaches medical students through the Women's and Children's Hospital. She runs and interactive 2 hour lecture for all 5th year students on How to interpret fractures in children.
Date Office Name Institution Country 2021 - ongoing Orthopaedic Surgeon Adelaide Paediatrics Australia 2021 - ongoing Orthopaedic Surgeon Royal Adelaide Hospital Australia 2018 - ongoing Clinical Lecturer The University of Adelaide Australia 2018 - ongoing Orthopaedic Surgeon Women’s and Children’s Hospital Australia
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