Publications, Posters, and Presentations

Supported by the faculty and with academic excellence the residents continue to generate research worthy of presentation and publication. Below are highlights of the published and/or presented studies:

D. Hak, J. Pittman. “Biological Rationale for the Intramedullary Canal as a Source of Autograft Material.”Orthopedic Clinics of North America, Volume 41, Issue 1, Pages 57-61.

Levi AD, Ross AL, Cuartas E, Qadir R, Temple HT. The Surgical Management of Symptomatic Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors. Neurosurgery. 2010 Apr; 66(4):833-40.

Axelrad, TW., S. Tseng, M. Lee, A. Schmidt, M. Gardner, W. Ricci, P. Tornetta Do Current Schemes Properly Classify Tibial Plateau Fractures? (no) Boston University Medical Center, UC Davis Medical Center, Washington University Medical Center, Hennepin County Medical Center, OTA Poster Session (2009)

Axelrad TW, Kakar S, Einhorn TA, New technologies for the enhancement ofskeletal repair. Injury. 2007 Mar;38 Suppplement 1:S49-62

Axelrad TW, Einhorn TA, New Biotechnologies for the Stimulation of Bone RepairGiornale Italiano di Orthopedia E Traumatologia, 2007;33 Supplement 1:S262-S266

Axelrad TW, Einhorn TA, BMPs in Orthopaedic Surgery Cytokine and Growth Factor Reviews 2009 In Progress

Kakar, S., D Little, TA Einhorn. “Can We Improve Fixation and Outcomes in the Treatment of Femoral Neck Fractures? Use of Osteobiologics” (accepted by Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma).

Edgar CM, Zimmer S, Kakar S, Jones H, Schepsis AA. “Prospective comparison of auto and allograft hamstring tendon constructs for ACL reconstruction.” Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Sep;466(9):2238-46. Epub 2008 Jun 25.

Jepsen KJ, Price C, Silkman LJ, Nicholls FH, Nasser P, Hu B, Hadi N, Alapatt M, Stapleton SN, Kakar S, Einhorn TA, Gerstenfeld LC. “Genetic variation in the patterns of skeletal progenitor cell differentiation and progression during endochondral bone formation affects the rate of fracture healing.” J Bone Miner Res. 2008 Aug;23(8):1204-16.

GL Barnes, S Kakar, S Vora, EF Morgan, LC Gerstenfeld, TA Einhorn “Stimulation of Fracture Healing with Systemic Intermittent Parathyroid Hormone Treatment.” J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Feb;90 Suppl 1:120-7. Review

Olszewski, D., Tornetta, P. III.; The Preoperative Diagnosis of Infection in Nonunions. Presentation 2009 OTA Annual Meeting

Rana, A., Cossi, A., Tornetta, P.III,; Power Doplar Ultrasound Allows for Real Rime Blood Flow Analysis of Tibial Fractures Callus in Patients. Presentation 2009 OTA Annual Meeting.

Tornetta P, Steen B, Ryan S: Tibial Metaphyseal Fractures: Nailing in Extension. Podium Presentation; Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Denver, CO, October 16-18, 2008.

Ryan S, Tornetta P, Dielwart C, Kaye E: Knee Pain After Tibial Nailing and It’s Correlation With Union. Podium Presentation; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, February 25-28, 2009.

Sembler, G., Lien, S., Tornetta, P III., Nonoperative Immediate Weightbearing of Minimally Displaced Lateral Compression Sacral Fractures Does Not Result in Displacement. Presentation 2009 OTA Annual Meeting

BMP2 is Essential for Post-Natal Osteogenesis but not for Recruitment of Osteogenic Stem Cells Bais, M.; Wigner, N.; Young, M.; Toholka, R.; Einhorn, T.; Graves, D.; Morgan, E.; Gerstenfeld, C. Bone. 2009 May3

Transcriptional Analysis of Fracture Healing and the Induction of Embryonic Stem Cell-Related Genes During Fracture Healing. Bais, M.; McLean, J.; Sabastiani, P.; Young, M.; Wigner, N.; Smith, T.; Kotton, D.; Warman, M.; Einhorn, T.; Gerstenfeld, L. PLoS ONE. 2009:4(5):e5393

Young, M.; Tornetta, P.III.; Qualitative Differences Between Bone Graft Obtained with a Reamer Irrigator / Aspirator and from the iliac crest. Poster. 2009 OTA Annual Meeting

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