Research Opportunities

     The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty and Residents are involved in many new and on-going research projects.  Residents are encouraged to become involved in current projects within the department as well as create their own projects as desired. The University of Illinois provides tremendous opportunities and resources for resident and faculty research.  Residents have access to the University of Illinois Biological Resources Laboratory, the Hektoen Animal Facility, the University of Illinois Biomechanics Lab, and the University of Illinois Orthopedic Laboratory.  At a minimum, each resident is required to complete one research project during his or her five-year residency program.  Below is a sampling of faculty members’ recent publications

Biomechanics Lab

The Orthopaedic Biomechanics Research Lab at University of Illinois at Chicago is directed by Farid Amirouche, PhD. The Laboratory conducts basic and applied research aimed at applying the principles of mechanics and materials science to understand and treat orthopaedic problems. Research projects of varying scope are undertaken in the Laboratory to address problems in musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis, spine deformity and various fusion techniques, fracture, and pain. Along with our orthopaedic faculty members we design courses and seminars to train residents, and fellows in the principles of scientific investigation.

 

Our research in joint mechanics seeks to combine laboratory experiments, motion analysis studies, and computer simulations. Our current research projects are centered on shoulder, hip and knee with our primary focus being on clinically-oriented research problems across the diverse spectrum of musculoskeletal biomechanics such as joint restoration and joint mechanics including TKA/THA, Cartilage regeneration-Knee repair, Patella instability, Knee balancing with soft tissue kinematics/kinetics, Spine/back pain with spine deformities, Shoulder injuryrotator cuff repair, Upper extremity biomechanics, computer navigation and sports medicine. Currently, our core work is on understanding total and reverse shoulder arthroplasty, rotator cuff repair, selection of artificial grafts and to study the resultant effects these procedures have on the kinematics and kinetics of the shoulder.

 

The Orthopaedic Biomechanics Research Lab is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to examine the mechanical strength of musculoskeletal systems and implants, investigate the failure mechanism of bone-implant constructs, and study patients’ motion characteristics. The lab is also furnished with a powerful computer and sophisticated software for computer simulation and analysis of complex bone-implant constructs. Our computer generates patient-specific 3D geometric models based on CT/MRI images, performs virtual orthopedic surgery based on the patient's computer model, analyzes the construct strength and evaluates the potential for longterm implant survival. We make use of the finite element method to model and examine the mechanics of soft and hard tissues such as a knee/hip joint. We have developed techniques to build subject-specific finite element models directly from medical image data such as CT, and MRI images. Our techniques also digitize and characterize the material of bone and soft tissues to provide an assessment used in measuring clinical outcomes. Most of our work deals with experimental validation using cadaveric specimens and identification of clinical advantages using sensory and imaging feedback.

 

Our Goal is a commitment to excellence in Orthopaedic Research and our team has been
working diligently with the latest technologies to ensure that our patients have access to the most
advanced treatment options. 

Microsurgery Lab

Information Coming Soon!

Clinical Research Lab

      James Kerns, PhD supervises the portion of the Orthopaedic research laboratory pertaining to neuromuscular-skeletal experiments using rat models with a focus on the nerves, particularly their injury and recovery. This is in conjunction with the interests of the Chairman (Dr. Mark Gonzalez), a dedicated research fellow, mechanical engineers (Dr. Farid Amirouche), residents interested in hand surgery and medical students furthering their research skills. Most studies involve microsurgical, histological and behavioral methods. 

Recent Publications
  1. Mutant SOD1 prevents normal functional recovery through enhanced glial activation and loss of motor neuron innervation after peripheral nerve injury.Schram S, Chuang D, Schmidt G, Piponov H, Helder C, Kerns J, Gonzalez M, Song F, Loeb JA. Neurobiol Dis. 2019 Apr;124:469-478. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2018.12.020. Epub 2018 Dec 27. PMID:30594811

  2. The extent of pediatric orthopaedic research in low- and middle-income countries and the impact of academic collaboration on research quality: a scoping review.Ibrahim JM, Liu M, Wu HH, Patel KR, Caldwell AM, Coughlin RR, Morshed S, Shearer DW. Pediatr Surg Int. 2019 Mar;35(3):397-411. doi: 10.1007/s00383-018-4412-4. Epub 2018 Nov 9. PMID:30413920

  3. Prevalence of Generalized Ligamentous Laxity in Patients Undergoing Hip Arthroscopy: A Prospective Study of Patients' Clinical Presentation, Physical Examination, Intraoperative Findings, and Surgical Procedures.Saadat AA, Lall AC, Battaglia MR, Mohr MR, Maldonado DR, Domb BG. Am J Sports Med. 2019 Feb 12:363546518825246. doi: 10.1177/0363546518825246. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:30753088

  4. Arthroscopic Reconstruction of the Irreparable Acetabular Labrum: A Match-controlled Study.Chandrasekaran S, Darwish N, Mu BH, Rybalko DA, Perets I, Suarez-Ahedo C, Chaharbakhshi EO, Lall AC, Domb BG. Arthroscopy. 2019 Feb;35(2):480-488. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2018.09.024. Epub 2019 Jan 4. PMID:30612775

  5. Olecranon Fractures in Pediatric Patients With Osteogenesis Imperfecta.Tayne S, Smith PA. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Jan 8. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001333. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:30628974

  6. Osseous Rosai-Dorfman Disease Presenting as a Solitary Lesion of the Distal Radius.Parekh A, Osmani F, Aardsma N, Groth J, Gonzalez M. J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Jan;44(1):70.e1-70.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.03.019. Epub 2018 Apr 17. PMID:29678430

  7. In Revision Hip Arthroscopy, Labral Reconstruction Can Address a Deficient Labrum, but Labral Repair Retains Its Role for the Reparable Labrum: A Matched Control Study.Perets I, Rybalko D, Mu BH, Maldonado DR, Edwards G, Battaglia MR, Domb BG. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Dec;46(14):3437-3445. doi: 10.1177/0363546518809063. Epub 2018 Nov 12. PMID:30419171

  8. Clinical Decision Making for a Soft Tissue Hand Mass: When and How to Biopsy.MacGillis KJ, Heaberlin J, Mejia A. J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Dec;43(12):1123-1129. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.03.032. Epub 2018 Jun 19. Review. PMID:29908925

  9. Location of the Popliteal Artery in Knee Extension on Magnetic Resonance Imaging.Simons M, Schraut N, Moretti V, Klazura G, Chuang D, Parekh A, Gonzalez M. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2018 Winter;27(4):325-328. PMID:30777836

  10. Failed Total Hip Arthroplasty.Bou Monsef J, Parekh A, Osmani F, Gonzalez M. JBJS Rev. 2018 Nov;6(11):e3. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.RVW.17.00140. No abstract available. PMID:30422837

  11. Recent National Trends and Outcomes in Total Ankle Arthroplasty in the United States.Rybalko D, Schwarzman G, Moretti V. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2018 Nov - Dec;57(6):1092-1095. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2018.03.037. Epub 2018 Jul 18. PMID:3003003 

  12. Acetabular microfracture in hip arthroscopy: clinical outcomes with minimum 5-year follow-up.Domb BG, Rybalko D, Mu B, Litrenta J, Chen AW, Perets I. Hip Int. 2018 Nov;28(6):649-656. doi: 10.1177/1120700018760263. Epub 2018 Jun 5. PMID:29865889

  13. The education and training of future hip preservation surgeons: aggregate recommendations of high-volume surgeons.Chen AW, Steffes MJ, Laseter JR, Maldonado DR, Ortiz-Declet V, Perets I, Domb BG. J Hip Preserv Surg. 2018 Oct 25;5(3):307-311. doi: 10.1093/jhps/hny032. eCollection 2018 Aug. PMID:30393559

  14. Hyperuricemia and Gout in Orthopaedics. Meller M, Epstein A, Meller AY, Osmani FA, Parekh A, Chuang D, Gonzalez M. JBJS Rev. 2018 Oct;6(10):e11. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.RVW.17.00206. No abstract available. PMID:30376463

  15. Allograft Tendon Interposition Arthroplasty of the Hallux Metatarsophalangeal Joint: A Technique Guide and Literature Review.Watson TS, Panicco J, Parekh A. Foot Ankle Int. 2018 Oct 31:1071100718807738. doi: 10.1177/1071100718807738. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:30379090

  16. Triceps Repair and Restoration of Triceps Footprint With Anchorless Suture Fixation. Steffes M, Tayne S, Osmani F, Edwards G, MacGillis K, Kim W, Hammarstedt JE, Goldberg B. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2018 Sep;22(3):89-93. doi: 10.1097/BTH.0000000000000196. PMID:29965949

  17. Local Versus Systemic Antibiotics for Surgical Infection Prophylaxis in a Rat Model.Sweet FA, Forsthoefel CW, Sweet AR, Dahlberg RK. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Sep 19;100(18):e120. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.00105. PMID:30234625

  18. Pullout Strength After Multiple Reinsertions in Radial Bone Fixation. Mejia A, Solitro G, Gonzalez E, Parekh A, Gonzalez M, Amirouche F. Hand (N Y). 2018 Sep 6:1558944718795510. doi: 10.1177/1558944718795510. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:30188185

  19. Response to the Letter to the Editor on "Continuous Adductor Canal Blocks Provide Superior Ambulation and Pain Control Compared to Epidural Analgesia for Primary Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Controlled Trial".Kayupov E, Moric M, Della Valle CJ. J Arthroplasty. 2018 Aug;33(8):2696. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.03.035. Epub 2018 Mar 27. No abstract available. PMID:29681491

  20. Hand Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient: An Update. Schmidt G1, Piponov H1, Chuang D1, Gonzalez M2. J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Aug 22. pii: S0363-5023(18)30444-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.07.001. [Epub ahead of print]

  21. Return to Play Among Golfers Undergoing Hip Arthroscopy: Short- to Mid-term Follow-up.Ortiz-Declet V, Yuen LC, Maldonado DR, Schwarzman G, Laseter JR, Domb BG. Orthopedics. 2018 Jul 1;41(4):e545-e549. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20180524-02. Epub 2018 May 30. PMID:29813170

  22. Midterm Outcomes and Return to Sports Among Athletes Undergoing Hip Arthroscopy.Perets I, Craig MJ, Mu BH, Maldonado DR, Litrenta JM, Domb BG. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Jun;46(7):1661-1667. doi: 10.1177/0363546518765969. Epub 2018 May 4.PMID:29726692

  23. Minimum Five-Year Outcomes of Hip Arthroscopy for the Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement and Labral Tears in Patients with Obesity: A Match-Controlled Study.Perets I, Rybalko D, Chaharbakhshi EO, Mu BH, Chen AW, Domb BG. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Jun 6;100(11):965-973. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00892. PMID:29870448

  24.  The Alpha-Defensin Test for Diagnosing Periprosthetic Joint Infection in the Setting of an Adverse Local Tissue Reaction Secondary to a Failed Metal-on-Metal Bearing or Corrosion at the Head-Neck Junction.Okroj KT, Calkins TE, Kayupov E, Kheir MM, Bingham JS, Beauchamp CP, Parvizi J, Della Valle CJ. J Arthroplasty. 2018 Jun;33(6):1896-1898. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.01.007. Epub 2018 Jan 16. PMID:29452973

  25. A Case Report of a Radial Nerve Palsy Following Uncomplicated Total Hip Arthroplasty. Schwarzman G1, Schwarzman L2, MacGillis K3, Chmell S1. J Orthop Case Rep. 2018 Mar-Apr;8(2):107-109. doi: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1074.

  26. Maximizing Operational Efficiency Using an In-House Ambulatory Surgery Model at an Academic Medical Center. Tayne S1, Merrill CA, Saxena RC, King C, Devarajan K, Ianchulev S, Chilingerian J. J Healthc Manag. 2018 Mar-Apr;63(2):118-129. doi: 10.1097/JHM-D-16-00008.

  27. Clinical Decision Making for a Soft Tissue Hand Mass: When and How to Biopsy. MacGillis KJ1, Heaberlin J2, Mejia A2. J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Jun 13. pii: S0363-5023(18)30047-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.03.032. [Epub ahead of print]

  28. The Alpha-Defensin Test for Diagnosing Periprosthetic Joint Infection in the Setting of an Adverse Local Tissue Reaction Secondary to a Failed Metal-on-Metal Bearing or Corrosion at the Head-Neck Junction. Okroj KT1, Calkins TE2, Kayupov E2, Kheir MM1, Bingham JS3, Beauchamp CP3, Parvizi J1, Della Valle CJ2. J Arthroplasty. 2018 Jun;33(6):1896-1898. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.01.007. Epub 2018 Jan 16.

  29. Continuous Adductor Canal Blocks Provide Superior Ambulation and Pain Control Compared to Epidural Analgesia for Primary Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Controlled Trial.Kayupov E1, Okroj K1, Young AC2, Moric M2, Luchetti TJ1, Zisman G2, Buvanendran A2, Gerlinger TL1, Della Valle CJ1. J Arthroplasty. 2018 Apr;33(4):1040-1044.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.11.013. Epub 2017 Nov 13.

  30. Extreme proximal junctional kyphosis-a complication of delayed lambdoid suture closure in Hajdu-Cheney syndrome: a case report and literature review. Woon CYL1,2, Mardjetko SM3. Eur Spine J. 2018 Jul;27(Suppl 3):403-408. doi: 10.1007/s00586-017-5373-3. Epub 2017 Nov 4.

  31. Blood Transfusion After Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty: National Trends and Perioperative Outcomes. Helder CW1, Schwartz BE2, Redondo M3, Piponov HI2, Gonzalez MH2. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2017 WINTER;26(4):216-222.

  32. Humeral head sizing using extra-articular landmarks on conventional radiographs. Savin DD1, Piponov H2, Goldstein J3, Youderian AR4. Surg Radiol Anat. 2017 Sep;39(9):999-1004. doi: 10.1007/s00276-017-1833-z. Epub 2017 Mar 2.

  33. Biomechanical evaluation of distal biceps tendon repair using tension slide technique and knotless fixation technique. Savin DD1,2, Piponov H3, Watson JN3, Youderian AR4, Amirouche F3, Solitro GF3, Hutchinson MR3, Goldberg BA3. Int Orthop. 2017 Dec;41(12):2565-2572. doi: 10.1007/s00264-017-3559-2. Epub 2017 Jul 22.

  34. Septic Arthritis of the Shoulder: A Comparison of Treatment Methods. Jiang JJ1, Piponov HI, Mass DP, Angeles JG, Shi LL. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Aug;25(8):e175-e184. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-16-00103.

  35. Multilevel cervical laminectomy and fusion with posterior cervical cages. Bou Monsef JN1, Siemionow KB1. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 2017 Oct-Dec;8(4):316-321. doi: 10.4103/jcvjs.JCVJS_69_17.

  36. Total Hip Arthroplasty and Hemiarthroplasty: US National Trends in the Treatment of Femoral Neck Fractures.Woon CYL1, Moretti VM, Schwartz BE, Goldberg BA. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2017 Nov/Dec;46(6):E474-E478.

  37. Birmingham Hip Resurfacing vs Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Matched-Pair Comparison of Clinical Outcomes. Ortiz-Declet VR1, Iacobelli DA2, Yuen LC1, Perets I1, Chen AW1, Domb BG3. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Dec;32(12):3647-3651. doi:10.1016/j.arth.2017.06.030. Epub 2017 Jun 23.

  38. Segmental acetabular rim defects, bone loss, oversizing, and press fit cup in total hip arthroplasty evaluated with a probabilistic finite element analysis. Amirouche F1, Solitro GF2, Walia A3, Gonzalez M2, Bobko A2. Int Orthop. 2017 Aug;41(8):1527-1533. doi: 10.1007/s00264-016-3369-y. Epub 2016 Dec 23.

  39. Are patients being evaluated for periprosthetic joint infection prior to referral to a tertiary care center? Tetreault MW1, Estrera KA2, Kayupov E3, Brander C4, Della Valle CJ1. Arthroplast Today. 2017 Nov 10;4(2):216-220. doi: 10.1016/j.artd.2017.10.001. eCollection 2018 Jun.

  40. Comparison of metal ion levels in patients with hip resurfacing versus total hip arthroplasty. Forsthoefel CW1, Brown NM2, Barba ML3. J Orthop. 2017 Aug 31;14(4):561-564. doi: 10.1016/j.jor.2017.07.019. eCollection 2017 Dec.

  41. Alarmingly High Rate of Implant Fractures in One Modular Femoral Stem Design: A Comparison of Two Implants. Shah RR1, Goldstein JM1, Cipparrone NE2, Gordon AC1, Jimenez ML1, Goldstein WM1. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Oct;32(10):3157-3162. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.05.031. Epub 2017 May 22.

  42. Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Younger Patient. Shah SH1, Schwartz BE1, Schwartz AR1, Goldberg BA1, Chmell SJ1. J Knee Surg. 2017 Jul;30(6):555-559. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1593619. Epub 2016 Oct 24.

  43. Impact of academic collaboration and quality of clinical orthopaedic research conducted in low- and middle-income countries. Wu HH1, Liu M1, Patel KR2, Turner W1, Baltus L1, Caldwell AM1, Hahn JC1, Coughlin RR1, Morshed S1, Miclau T1, Shearer DW1. SICOT J. 2017;3:6. doi: 10.1051/sicotj/2016042. Epub 2017 Jan 30. 

  44. Schraut NB1, Walton S1, Bou Monsef J1, Shott S2, Serici A3, Soulii L1, Amirouche F1, Gonzalez MH1, Kerns JM1,3. What Protects Certain Nerves from Stretch Injury? 2015 November; PMID: 26529568

  45. Nehme AH1, Bou Monsef J2, Bou Ghannam AG3, Imad JP3, Moucharafieh R4, Wehbe J4. Arthroscopic Resection of a Bilateral Calcaneonavicular Coalition in a Child. 2015 September; PMID: 26364235

  46. Siemionow K1, Monsef JB2, Janusz P3. Preliminary Analysis of Adjacent Segment Degeneration in Patients Treated with Posterior Cervical Cages: 2-Year Follow-Up. 2016 February; PMID: 26836696

  47. MacGillis KJ1, Mejia A2, Siemionow MZ2. Hand compression neuropathy: An assessment guide. 2016 July; PMID: 27565099

  48. Woon C, Piponov H, Schwartz B, Moretti V, Schraut N, Shah R, Goldstein W. Total Knee Arthroplasty in Obesity: In-Hospital Outcomes and National Trends. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2016 April; PMID: 27259393

  49. Piponov H, Savin D, Shah N, Esposito D, Schwartz B, Moretti V, Goldberg B. Glenoid 

  50. Version and Size: Does Gender, Ethnicity, or Body Size Play a Role? International Orthopaedics. 2016 April; PMID:  27106214

  51. Schwartz B, Piponov H, Helder C, Mayers W, Gonzalez M. Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty inthe United States: National Trends and In-Hospital Outcomes. International Orthopaedics. 2016 Feb. PMID: 26830782

  52. Mayers W, Schwartz B, Schwartz A, Moretti V, Goldstein W, Shah R. National Trends and In hospital Outcomes for Total Hip Arthroplasty in Avascular Necrosis in the United State International Orthopaedics. 2016 Jan; PMID: 26728613

  53. Schwartz B, Esposito D, Karam J, Goldstein W, Shah R. Combined FemoroacetabularAnteversion: Do Patient Demographics Play a Role? Hip International. 2016 April; [accepted pending revisions]. 

  54. Schwartz B, Sisko Z, Mayekar E, Wang O, Gordon A. Transitioning to the Direct AnteriorApproach in Total Hip Arthroplasty: Is It Safe in the Current Healthcare Climate? Journal of Arthroplasty. 2016 April; [accepted pending revisions].

  55. K. MacGillis:  Nonoperative Management of multiple hand enchondromas in Ollier Disease with progressive ossification, The American Journal of Orthopedics, 2015;44(9):PMID: 26372762

  56. K. MacGillis, A. Mejia, M. SiemionowHand Compression Neuropathy: An assessment guide 6/2016, Journal of Family Practice. PMID: 27565099

  57. Y. C. Woon, K. Patel, B. Goldberg:  Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infected gluteal compartment syndrome with rhabdomyolysis in a bodybuilder.   World J Orthop. May 18, 2016; 7(5): 338-342.  Published online May 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/WJO.v7.i5.338

  58. Y. C. Woon, M. Hutchinson:  Posterolateral dislocation of the knee: Recognizing an uncommon .            Entity Article in World Journal of Orthopaedics7(6):401 · June 2016 PMID:  27335816

  59.  Garg R2, Wolff AL1, Kraszewski AP2, Hillstrom HJ2, Hafer JF2, Backus SI2, Lenhoff ML2, Wolfe SW3. Surgical Treatments for Scapholunate Advanced Collapse Wrist: Kinematics and Functional Performance.  See comment in PubMed Commons belowJ Hand Surg Am.2015 Aug;40(8):1547-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.04.035. Epub 2015 Jun 17. PMID: 26092664.

  60. The effect of wrist surgery on the kinematic consistency of joint axis reconstruction in a static posture. Kraszewski AP1, Osei DA2, Garg R3, Jang E4, Hillstrom HJ1, Lenhoff MW1, Wolfe SW5.

  61. Cho W1, Le JTShimer ALWerner BCGlaser JAShen FH. Anatomy of Lamina in the Subaxial 

  62. Cervical Spine with the Special Reference to Translaminar Screws: CT and Cadaveric Analysis with Screw Trajectory Simulation.  Clin Spine Surg.2016 Jun 20. PMID: 25089675

  63. What Protects Certain Nerves from Stretch Injury?Schraut NB, Walton S, Bou Monsef J, Shott S, Serici A, Soulii L, Amirouche F, Gonzalez MH, Kerns JM.Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2016 Jan;299(1):111-7. doi: 10.1002/ar.23286. Epub 2015 Nov 25.PMID: 26529568

  64. Woon C, Moretti V, Schwartz B, Gordon A. Inpatient Falls after Total Knee Arthroplasty: Outcomes and National Trends. [Accepted for poster presentation: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Orlando, Florida, March 2016.]

  65. Esposito D, Moretti V, Karam J, Schwartz B, Robinson M, Mossad D, Schwartz S, Goldberg B. Glenoid Version and Size: Does Gender, Ethnicity, or Body Size Play a Role? [Mid America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting. Hilton Head, South Carolina, April 2015.]

  66. Schwartz B, Lester J, Mossad D, Moretti V, Gonzalez M. Urinary Tract Infection After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Retrospective Cohort Study. [Mid America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting. Hilton Head, South Carolina, April 2015.]

  67. Schwartz B, Schraut N, Moretti V, Gonzalez M. Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: National Trends and Perioperative Outcomes. [Mid America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting. Hilton Head, South Carolina, April 2015.]

  68. Schwartz B, Savin D, McQueen P, Mossad D, Youderian A, Goldberg B. National Trends and Perioperative Outcomes in Primary and Revision Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. [America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting. Hilton Head, South Carolina, April 2015.]

  69. Schwartz B, Mossad D, Moretti V, Gonzalez M. Perioperative Outcomes of Total Hip Arthroplasty in the Medicaid Population. [Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2015.]

  70. Schwartz B, Mossad D, Moretti V, Shah R, Goldstein W. Total Hip Arthroplasty in the Younger Patient: A Retrospective Cohort Study. [American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2015.]

  71. Schwartz B, Schraut N, Moretti V, Shah R, Goldstein W. National Trends of Occurrence of Pulmonary Embolism After Total Hip Arthroplasty.  [American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2015.]

  72. Mathis JE, Schwartz BE, Lester JD, Kim WJ, Watson JN, Hutchinson MR. Effect of Lower Extremity Fasciotomy Length on Intracompartmental Pressure in an Animal Model of Compartment Syndrome: The Importance of Achieving a Minimum of 90% Fascial Release.Am J Sports Med. 2014 Oct 31. 

  73. Tyrakowski M, Janusz P, Mardjetko S, Kotwicki T, Siemionow K. Comparison of radiographic sagittal spinopelvic alignment between skeletally immature and skeletally mature individuals with Scheuermann's disease. Eur Spine J. 2014 Oct 4. 

  74. Bronsnick D, Harold RE, Youderian A, Solitro G, Amirouche F, Goldberg B. Can High-friction Intraannular Material Increase Screw Pullout Strength in Osteoporotic Bone? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Oct 2. 

  75. Watson JN, McQueen P, Hutchinson MR. A systematic review of ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction techniques. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Oct;42(10):2510-6. 

  76. Chen A, Youderian A, Watkins S, Gourineni P. Arthroscopic femoral neck osteoplasty in slipped capital femoral epiphysis.Arthroscopy. 2014 Oct; 30(10):1229-34. 2014 Jul 23.

  77. Siemionow K, Chou D. To the occiput or not? C1-c2 ligamentous laxity in children with down syndrome. Evid Based Spine Care J. 2014 Oct;5(2):112-8. 

  78. Tyrakowski M, Wojtera-Tyrakowska D, Siemionow K.       Influence of pelvic rotation on pelvic incidence, pelvic tilt, and sacral slope. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Oct 1;39(21):E1276-83. 

  79. Amirouche  F, Solitro G, Broviak S, Gonzalez M, Goldstein W, Barmada R. Factors influencing initial cup stability in total hip arthroplasty.  Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2014 Sep 22. pii: S0268-0033(14)00218-6.

  80. Siemionow K, Sundberg E, Tyrakowski M, Nandyala SV, Singh K. Point-counter-point debate: the association between recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein utilization and complications in spine surgery. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2014 Sep;7(3):200-7. 

  81. Siemionow K, Tyrakowski M, Neckrysh S. All-posterior vertebral column resection for treatment of metastatic tumors. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2014 Sep;75(5):386-91. 

  82. Techy F, Benzel EC. Implementing an Outpatient Ambulatory Discectomy Protocol at a Large Academic Center: A Change for the Better. World Neurosurg. 2014 Aug 18. 

  83. Tyrakowski M, Mardjetko S, Siemionow K. Radiographic spinopelvic parameters in skeletally mature patients with Scheuermann disease.            Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Aug 15;39(18): E1080-5

  84. Hrubes M, Nicola TL. Rehabilitation of the patellofemoral joint. Clin Sports Med. 2014 Jul;33(3):553-66. 

  85. Lester JD, Watson JN, Hutchinson MR. Physical examination of the patellofemoral joint.Clin Sports Med. 2014 Jul;33(3):403-12.  

  86. Merz MK, Farid YR. Anterior distal femoral osteotomy for removal of long femoral stems in revision knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2014 Jul;29(7):1423-5. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2014.01.018. Epub 2014 Jan 28.

  87. Tyrakowski M, Kotwicki T, Czubak J, Siemionow K. Calculation of corrected body height in idiopathic scoliosis: comparison of four methods. Eur Spine J. 2014 Jun;23(6):1244-50

  88. Techy F, Benzel EC. Predictors of outcome in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy undergoing surgical treatment: the evidence and the international common practice. World Neurosurg. 2014 Mar-Apr;81(3-4):503-7. 

  89. Techy F, Benzel EC. Discography: The Data, the Myth, and Reality. World Neurosurg. 2013 Oct 27. 

  90. Hutchinson MR. 'Beware of the deep': the deep posterior compartment in complex/chronic leg pain.Br J S ports Med. 2013 Sep 30. 

  91. Farid YR, Thakral R, Finn HA. Low-dose irradiation and constrained revision for severe, idiopathic, arthrofibrosis following total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2013 Sep;28(8):1314-20. 

  92. Amirouche F, Choi KW, Goldstein WM, Gonzalez MH, Broviak S. Finite element analysis of resurfacing depth and obliquity on patella stress and stability in TKA. J Arthroplasty. 2013 Jun;28(6):978-84. 

  93. Siemionow M, Uygur S, Ozturk C, Siemionow K. Techniques and materials for enhancement of peripheral nerve regeneration: a literature review. Microsurgery. 2013 May;33(4):318-28. 

  94. Techy F, Mageswaran P, Colbrunn RW, Bonner TF, McLain RF. Properties of an interspinous fixation device (ISD) in lumbar fusion constructs: a biomechanical study. Spine J. 2013 May;13(5):572-9. 

  95. Gourineni P. Oblique in situ screw fixation of stable slipped capital femoral epiphysis.J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Mar;33(2):135-8.

  96. Paik RS, Pepple DA, Hutchinson MR. Chronic exertional compartment syndrome. BMJ. 2013 Jan 15;346:f33 

  97. Patel KR, Tadisina KK, Gonzalez MH. De Quervain's Disease. Eplasty. 2013;13:ic52. No abstract available. 

  98. Merz MK, Eghtesadghalati M, Bresler ME, Farid YR. Orthopaedic case of the month: Painless right knee mass in 32-year-old man. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Dec;470(12):3642-6. 

  99. Pastor AJ, Gupta A, Press CM, Gourineni P. Femoral neck fracture as the sentinel sign of child abuse in an infant: a case report. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2012 Nov;21(6):587-91

  100. Shah SS, Techy F, Mejia A, Gonzalez MH. Ligamentous and capsular injuries to the metacarpophalangeal joints of the hand. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2012 Fall;21(3):141-6. Review.

  101. Kavchak AJ, Fernandez-de-Las-Peas C, Rubin LH, Arendt-Nielsen L, Chmell SJ, Durr RK, Courtney CA. Association between altered somatosensation, pain, and knee stability in patients with severe knee osteoarthrosis. Clin J Pain. 2012 Sep;28(7):589-94. 

  102. Mageswaran P, Techy F, Colbrunn RW, Bonner TF, McLain RF. Hybrid dynamic stabilization: a biomechanical assessment of adjacent and supraadjacent levels of the lumbar spine. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Sep;17(3):232-42.

  103. Abraham E, League A, Amirouche F, Kulkarni N. A clove-hitch suture method for small-caliber tendon ends. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Jul 18;94(14):1303-7. 

  104. Nicola TL, El Shami A. Rehabilitation of running injuries. Clin Sports Med. 2012 Apr;31(2):351-72. 

  105. George CA, Hutchinson MR. Chronic exertional compartment syndrome. Clin Sports Med. 2012 Apr;31(2):307-19. 

  106. Nicola TL, Jewison DJ. The anatomy and biomechanics of running. Clin Sports Med. 2012 Apr;31(2):187-201. doi: 10.1016/j.csm.2011.10.001. Epub 2011 Dec 15. Review.

  107. Goldstein WM, Gordon AC, Swope S, Branson J. Rotating platform revision total knee arthroplasty. J Knee Surg. 2012 Mar;25(1):45-50.

  108. Gourineni P, Gupta A. Medial joint space widening of the ankle in displaced Tillaux and Triplane fractures in children. J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Oct;25(10):608-11. 

  109. Chen A, Chmell S. Heterotopic ossification after patellar tendon repair in a man with trisomy 8 mosaicism: a case report and literature review. J Med Case Rep. 2011 Sep 12;5:453. 

  110. Hutchinson M. Chronic exertional compartment syndrome. Br J Sports Med. 2011 Sep;45(12):952-3. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2011-090046. Epub 2011 May 25. No abstract available. 

  111. Meininger AK, Figuerres BF, Goldberg BA. Scapular winging: an update. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2011 Aug;19(8):453-62. Review.

  112. Fabi DW, Mohan V, Goldstein WM, Dunn JH, Murphy BP. Unilateral vs bilateral total knee arthroplasty risk factors increasing morbidity. J Arthroplasty. 2011 Aug;26(5):668-73. 

  113. Hutchinson MR, Safran MR. On the shoulders of giants. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Jul;39 Suppl:5S-6S. 

  114. Hearty T, Swaroop VT, Gourineni P, Robinson L. Standard radiographs and computed tomographic scan underestimating pediatric acetabular fracture after traumatic hip dislocation: report of 2 cases. J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Jul;25(7):e68-73. 

  115. Chmell SJ. Au contraire: response to Neither/nor"." Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2011 Spring;74(2):53. 

  116. Goldstein WM, Gordon AC, Youderian A, Branson JJ, Murphy JA. Mid-term survivorship results for a rotating-platform knee prosthesis. Orthopedics. 2011 Jan 3;34(1):16. 

  117. Gonzalez MH, Carr R, Walton S, Mihalko WM. The evolution and modern use of metal-on-metal bearings in total hip arthroplasty. Instr Course Lect. 2011;60:247-55. 

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