Christopher W DiGiovanni

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fractures of the navicular
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Foot and Ankle Service, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912 9706, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 9:25-63. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient compliance in avoiding wrong-site surgery
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Department of Orthopaedics, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:815-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Foot and Ankle Research Priority 2005: report from the Research Council of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
    Christopher DiGiovanni
    Foot and Ankle Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, University Orthopaedics, Inc, 1287 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 27:133-4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Current concepts: lateral ankle instability
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Orthopaedic Surgery, University Orthopedics, Inc, 1287 N Main Street, Providence, RI 02904
    Foot Ankle Int 27:854-66. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of isolated gastrocnemius and combined Achilles contractures in the flatfoot
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Division of Foot and Ankle, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 12:363-79, viii. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Proximity of arthroscopic ankle stabilization procedures to surrounding structures: an anatomic study
    Mark Drakos
    Department of Orthopaedics, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Arthroscopy 29:1089-94. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Recombinant human platelet-derived growth factor-BB and beta-tricalcium phosphate (rhPDGF-BB/β-TCP): an alternative to autogenous bone graft
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1184-92. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic gastrocnemius recession: evaluation in a cadaver model
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopedic Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 24:607-13. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint In vitro evaluation of the effect lateral process talar excision on ankle and subtalar joint stability
    Phillip Langer
    Rhode Island Hospital, Department of Orthopedics, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:78-83. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Tibial malunion
    Anthony P Mechrefe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, 1287 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 11:19-33, vii. 2006

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Fractures of the navicular
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Foot and Ankle Service, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912 9706, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 9:25-63. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient compliance in avoiding wrong-site surgery
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Department of Orthopaedics, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:815-9. 2003
    ..The hypothesis of this study was that a substantial number of patients who undergo elective orthopaedic surgery do not comply with instructions designed specifically to prevent wrong-site surgery...
  3. ncbi request reprint Foot and Ankle Research Priority 2005: report from the Research Council of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
    Christopher DiGiovanni
    Foot and Ankle Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, University Orthopaedics, Inc, 1287 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 27:133-4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Current concepts: lateral ankle instability
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Orthopaedic Surgery, University Orthopedics, Inc, 1287 N Main Street, Providence, RI 02904
    Foot Ankle Int 27:854-66. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of isolated gastrocnemius and combined Achilles contractures in the flatfoot
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Division of Foot and Ankle, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 12:363-79, viii. 2007
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Proximity of arthroscopic ankle stabilization procedures to surrounding structures: an anatomic study
    Mark Drakos
    Department of Orthopaedics, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Arthroscopy 29:1089-94. 2013
    ..To examine the anatomy of the lateral ankle after arthroscopic repair of the lateral ligament complex (anterior talofibular ligament [ATFL] and calcaneofibular ligament [CFL]) with regard to structures at risk...
  7. doi request reprint Recombinant human platelet-derived growth factor-BB and beta-tricalcium phosphate (rhPDGF-BB/β-TCP): an alternative to autogenous bone graft
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1184-92. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic gastrocnemius recession: evaluation in a cadaver model
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopedic Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 24:607-13. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint In vitro evaluation of the effect lateral process talar excision on ankle and subtalar joint stability
    Phillip Langer
    Rhode Island Hospital, Department of Orthopedics, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:78-83. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effect that excision of this 1 cm3 fragment has on ankle and subtalar joint stability...
  10. ncbi request reprint Tibial malunion
    Anthony P Mechrefe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, 1287 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 11:19-33, vii. 2006
    ..These issues should be discussed at length with patients before surgery...
  11. ncbi request reprint Proximity of the lateral talar process to the lateral stabilizing ligaments of the ankle and subtalar joint
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    University Orthopedics, Inc, 1287 N Main Street, Providence, RI 02904, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:175-80. 2007
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Critical analysis of a trauma fellowship-modeled, six-year orthopaedic surgery training program
    Alan H Daniels
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:e108. 2013
    ..They are supervised by senior attending staff, with increasing autonomy as the year progresses. A formal, critical analysis of this transition-to-practice training model in orthopaedics has not previously been described...
  13. doi request reprint Recombinant human PDGF-BB in foot and ankle fusion
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 9:111-22. 2012
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Flexor hallucis longus transfer for repair of chronic achilles tendinopathy
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 24:673-6. 2003
    ..This cadaver study was designed to measure and compare the lengths of FHL tendon obtainable for reconstruction with each technique...
  15. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of plain radiographs versus 3D analysis of ankle stress test
    Eve Hoffman
    Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University Coro West, Suite 404, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 32:994-9. 2011
    ..In addition to determining the true accuracy of radiologic assessment in two planes, our goal was to further define instability in the sagittal, coronal and transverse planes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Osteonecrosis in the foot
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 15:208-17. 2007
    ..Because this disease can masquerade as many other pathologies, physicians should be aware of the etiology, presentation, and treatment options for osteonecrosis in the foot...
  17. doi request reprint The evolution of rhPDGF-BB in musculoskeletal repair and its role in foot and ankle fusion surgery
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02904, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 15:621-40. 2010
    ..The most recent data from prospective clinical trials evaluating the use of rhPDGF-BB in combination with beta tricalcium phosphate as a substitute for autogenous bone graft in hindfoot and ankle arthrodesis are also summarized...
  18. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic value of MRI in foot and ankle surgery
    Stephen L Tocci
    University Orthopedics, Inc, Providence, RI 02904, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:166-8. 2007
    ..Our hypothesis was that the rising accessibility of this test may be resulting in its overuse...
  19. ncbi request reprint Use of emergency room external fixator in provisional reduction of posterior malleolar fractures
    Rahul Banerjee
    Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 33:581-4. 2004
    ..This technique allows for early reduction of unstable posterior malleolar fractures and avoids the need for urgent operative reduction...
  20. doi request reprint Prospective, randomized, multi-center feasibility trial of rhPDGF-BB versus autologous bone graft in a foot and ankle fusion model
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    University Orthopaedics, Inc, 100 Butler Dr, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 32:344-54. 2011
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of mini-fragment hardware for supination external rotation fractures of the distal fibula
    Jason T Bariteau
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Foot Ankle Spec 6:88-93. 2013
    ..Subcutaneous distal fibula hardware may become painful, necessitating operative removal. We hypothesize that mini-fragment and small-fragment constructs will demonstrate similar biomechanical stability...
  22. doi request reprint Foot and ankle fellowship training: a national survey of past, present, and prospective fellows
    Jonathan R Schiller
    Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Alpert Medical School, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 29:34-41. 2008
    ..This survey was designed to elucidate the reasons why residents choose a career in foot and ankle surgery...
  23. doi request reprint Evaluation of saline load test for simulated traumatic arthrotomies of the ankle
    Jason T Bariteau
    Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University, Department of Orthopedics, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA Electronic address
    Injury 44:1498-501. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide a reliable benchmark when employing the saline load test for complex ankle soft-tissue wounds with suspected intra-articular involvement...
  24. doi request reprint What is the role and limit of calcaneal osteotomy in the cavovarus foot?
    Jason T Bariteau
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA Electronic address
    Foot Ankle Clin 18:697-714. 2013
    ..We present a comprehensive review of surgical calcaneal osteotomy techniques and the currently available state of literature for their indications and limitations. ..
  25. doi request reprint Injury patterns causing isolated foot compartment syndrome
    Nikhil A Thakur
    Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1030-5. 2012
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Anatomic study of the gastrocnemius-soleus junction and its relationship to the sural nerve
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopedics, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 24:473-6. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Current concepts review: venous thromboembolic disease in foot and ankle surgery
    Robert E Mayle
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:1207-16. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Technique tip: postoperative pin care of external fixators
    John Hur
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02904, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 26:1099-100. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Anterior tibial tendon avulsion with distal tibial fracture entrapment: case report
    Anthony Pierre Mechrefe
    Brown University, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1287 N Main Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 27:645-7. 2006
  30. doi request reprint Comparative study of scarf and extended chevron osteotomies for correction of hallux valgus
    Bryan G Vopat
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island BGV, CRL, CWD
    Foot Ankle Spec 6:409-16. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that there would be no statistically significant difference between the results of these two treatments...
  31. doi request reprint Prewarming operating rooms for prevention of intraoperative hypothermia during total knee and hip arthroplasties
    Matthew E Deren
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Arthroplasty 26:1380-6. 2011
    ..35°C (prewarmed) vs 36.16 °C (control). A prewarmed operating room for adults undergoing knee or hip arthroplasty had minimal effect on preventing intraoperative hypothermia...
  32. doi request reprint Correction of metatarsus primus varus associated with hallux valgus deformity using the arthrex mini tightrope: a report of 44 cases
    Stephen Kayiaros
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Foot Ankle Spec 4:212-7. 2011
    ..This technique is less invasive and seems capable of maintaining correction while allowing for early weight bearing and avoiding the need for a proximal first metatarsal osteotomy or Lapidus procedure...
  33. ncbi request reprint Tibial nonunion
    Anthony P Mechrefe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, 1287 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 11:1-18, vii. 2006
    ..Given advances in implant design and biologic agents, a wide variety of management options exist for the treatment of tibial nonunions. This article reviews surgical treatments for tibial nonunions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Clinical pearls: Locked great toe
    Rahul Banerjee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, 2 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:878-80. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint Isolated gastrocnemius tightness
    Christopher W DiGiovanni
    Department of Orthopaedics, Harborview Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:962-70. 2002
    ..We further postulated that the difference would be present whether the knee was extended or flexed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Vascularity of the hip labrum: a cadaveric investigation
    Bryan T Kelly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Arthroscopy 21:3-11. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the vascularity of the hip labrum and to identify regional differences in vascular penetration that may have implications for the healing potential of this structure...
  37. ncbi request reprint Primary malignant non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the talus: a case report
    Florian Nickisch
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown University Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 26:568-71. 2005
  38. doi request reprint Special report: highlights of the 23rd Annual Summer Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot And Ankle Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 13-15, 2007
    Elly Trepman
    Assistant Editor, Foot and Ankle International Fellow, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
    Foot Ankle Int 29:105-13. 2008
  39. ncbi request reprint A survey of orthopedic surgeons regarding DVT prophylaxis in foot and ankle trauma surgery
    Jennifer Moriatis Wolf
    Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Orthopedics 27:504-8. 2004
    ..This survey suggests that thromboembolic prophylaxis is used by < 50% of surgeons treating foot and ankle trauma. The reported cases of thromboembolism in this study underline the need for a prospective investigation...