Christopher K Kepler

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Restoration of lordosis and disk height after single-level transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Orthop Surg 4:15-20. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Neurologic injury because of trauma after type II odontoid nonunion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 14:903-8. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Expression and relationship of proinflammatory chemokine RANTES/CCL5 and cytokine IL-1β in painful human intervertebral discs
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:873-80. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of open and minimally invasive techniques for posterior lumbar instrumentation and fusion after open anterior lumbar interbody fusion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 13:489-97. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Preoperative templating before spinal fusion using a fluoroscopic multiplanar imaging system is as accurate as CT scan and uses substantially less radiation
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine and Scoliosis Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:e67-71. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of a fluoroscopic 3-dimensional imaging system and conventional CT in detection of pars fractures in the cadaveric lumbar spine
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery, Spine and Scoliosis Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, NY 10021, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 25:429-32. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The molecular basis of intervertebral disc degeneration
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 13:318-30. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Management of adjacent segment disease after cervical spinal fusion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Rothman Institute, 1015 Walnut Street, Room 801, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 43:53-62, viii. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Indirect foraminal decompression after lateral transpsoas interbody fusion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:329-33. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Injuries and abnormalities of the cervical spine and return to play criteria
    Christopher K Kepler
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Clin Sports Med 31:499-508. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Restoration of lordosis and disk height after single-level transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Orthop Surg 4:15-20. 2012
    ..To study radiographic and clinical outcomes after transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) in order to determine the impact of TLIF on lumbar lordosis, intervertebral height and improvement in clinical outcome measures...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neurologic injury because of trauma after type II odontoid nonunion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 14:903-8. 2014
    ..We hypothesize that a substantial proportion of odontoid fractures assumed to be acute are actually chronic injuries and have a high rate of late displacement resulting in neurologic injury...
  3. doi request reprint Expression and relationship of proinflammatory chemokine RANTES/CCL5 and cytokine IL-1β in painful human intervertebral discs
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:873-80. 2013
    ..Laboratory study...
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of open and minimally invasive techniques for posterior lumbar instrumentation and fusion after open anterior lumbar interbody fusion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 13:489-97. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Preoperative templating before spinal fusion using a fluoroscopic multiplanar imaging system is as accurate as CT scan and uses substantially less radiation
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine and Scoliosis Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:e67-71. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of a fluoroscopic 3-dimensional imaging system and conventional CT in detection of pars fractures in the cadaveric lumbar spine
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery, Spine and Scoliosis Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, NY 10021, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 25:429-32. 2012
    ..Cadaveric Study...
  7. doi request reprint The molecular basis of intervertebral disc degeneration
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 13:318-30. 2013
    ..The molecular basis of degenerative disc disease has been an intense focus of research recently, which has greatly increased our understanding of the biology underlying this process...
  8. doi request reprint Management of adjacent segment disease after cervical spinal fusion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Rothman Institute, 1015 Walnut Street, Room 801, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 43:53-62, viii. 2012
    ..Surgical techniques during index surgery may reduce the rate of ASD...
  9. doi request reprint Indirect foraminal decompression after lateral transpsoas interbody fusion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:329-33. 2012
    ..does interbody cage placement affect intervertebral height? And third, how does the change in foraminal area and cage position correlate with changes in Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) and 12-Item Short Form Health Survey (SF-12) scores?..
  10. doi request reprint Injuries and abnormalities of the cervical spine and return to play criteria
    Christopher K Kepler
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Clin Sports Med 31:499-508. 2012
    ..However, patients must be evaluated carefully on a case-by-case basis because of the heterogeneity of injury severity and associated pathology...
  11. doi request reprint Factors influencing segmental lumbar lordosis after lateral transpsoas interbody fusion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Spine and Scoliosis Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York 10021, USA
    Orthop Surg 4:71-5. 2012
    ..This study examined the ability of LTIF to restore lumbar lordosis and identified factors associated with change in sagittal alignment...
  12. doi request reprint Omega-3 and fish oil supplements do not cause increased bleeding during spinal decompression surgery
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine and Scoliosis Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 25:129-32. 2012
    ..Retrospective case-control study...
  13. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes after posterior spine fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Christopher K Kepler
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 24:68-75. 2012
    ..In particular, this review includes a review of research which provides insight into long-term results after fusion using pedicle screw stabilization, a relatively new technique for which long-term follow-up is only recently available...
  14. doi request reprint Lateral transpsoas interbody fusion (LTIF) with plate fixation and unilateral pedicle screws: a preliminary report
    Christopher K Kepler
    Spine and Scoliosis Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 24:363-7. 2011
    ..Retrospective cohort study...
  15. doi request reprint Zone of injury of the medial patellofemoral ligament after acute patellar dislocation in children and adolescents
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopedics, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:1444-9. 2011
    ..Injury to the MPFL may predispose to recurrent dislocation but the anatomic site of injury is poorly characterized in children and adolescents...
  16. pmc Anatomy of the psoas muscle and lumbar plexus with respect to the surgical approach for lateral transpsoas interbody fusion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Spine and Scoliosis Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Eur Spine J 20:550-6. 2011
    ..Further study will establish the clinical relevance of these measurements and the ability of neurovascular structures to be retracted without significant injury...
  17. ncbi request reprint Substance P stimulates production of inflammatory cytokines in human disc cells
    Christopher K Kepler
    From the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E1291-9. 2013
    ..Laboratory study...
  18. doi request reprint Does the load-sharing classification predict ligamentous injury, neurological injury, and the need for surgery in patients with thoracolumbar burst fractures?: Clinical article
    Kristen Radcliff
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:534-8. 2012
    ..However, the authors of the present study hypothesized that the LSS does not predict ligamentous or neurological injury...
  19. doi request reprint Current management review of thoracolumbar cord syndromes
    Kristen E Radcliff
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 11:884-92. 2011
    ..Two clinical syndromes sometimes associated with these injuries are conus medullaris syndrome (CMS) and cauda equina syndrome (CES)...
  20. doi request reprint Radiographic and histopathologic analysis of osteolysis after total shoulder arthroplasty
    Christopher K Kepler
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:588-95. 2010
    ..This study analyzed clinical, radiographic, and histologic data from failed total shoulder arthroplasties (TSAs) to determine factors associated with osteolysis...
  21. doi request reprint Preoperative delay of more than 1 hour increases the risk of surgical site infection
    Kris E Radcliff
    Rothman Institute of Orthopaedics, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1318-23. 2013
    ..Retrospective institutional database review...
  22. doi request reprint Dysphagia and soft-tissue swelling after anterior cervical surgery: a radiographic analysis
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 12:639-44. 2012
    ..Dysphagia is common in the early postoperative period after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF). Several mechanisms, including soft-tissue swelling, have been implicated as a cause of postoperative dysphagia...
  23. doi request reprint Anatomical relationships of the anterior blood vessels to the lower lumbar intervertebral discs: analysis based on magnetic resonance imaging of patients in the prone position
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Rothman Institute Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Walnut Street, Room 801, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1088-94. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the vascular anatomy adjacent to the lower lumbar spine with use of supine and prone magnetic resonance imaging...
  24. doi request reprint A radiographic analysis of degenerative spondylolisthesis at the L4-5 level
    D Greg Anderson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, The Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:130-4. 2012
    ..In this study, the authors analyzed radiographic parameters of patients with LDS at the L4-5 level to better characterize this entity...
  25. doi request reprint The effect of sacral decortication on lumbosacral fixation in a calf spine model
    Adrian Thomas
    Spine and Scoliosis Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E388-92. 2011
    ..Animal cadaveric biomechanical study...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adjacent segment disease in the lumbar spine following different treatment interventions
    Kristen E Radcliff
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 13:1339-49. 2013
    ..A critical issue related to ASD is whether deterioration of spinal segments adjacent to a fusion is due to the spinal intervention or due to the natural history of spinal degenerative disease...
  27. doi request reprint Neurological deficit due to cement extravasation following a vertebral augmentation procedure
    Gursukhman S Sidhu
    Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 19:61-70. 2013
    ..Immediate surgical intervention with removal of cement provides good results with complete recovery in most cases. ..
  28. pmc The effect of omega-3 fatty-acid supplements on perioperative bleeding following posterior spinal arthrodesis
    Dennis S Meredith
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Eur Spine J 21:2659-63. 2012
    ..To investigate the effect of omega-3 fatty-acid supplements (n-3FA) on bleeding during posterior spinal arthrodesis...
  29. doi request reprint Salvage of lumbar pseudarthrosis with customized large-diameter pedicle screws: report of two cases
    Russel C Huang
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine and Scoliosis Service, NY, NY 10021, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1489-92. 2011
    ..A report of two cases using custom-manufactured pedicle screws for revision spinal arthrodesis for pseudarthrosis in the setting of widely dilated pedicle screw tracts...
  30. doi request reprint Mesh cage reconstruction with autologous cancellous graft in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
    Christopher K Kepler
    Spine and Scoliosis Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:328-32. 2010
    ..Retrospective case series...
  31. doi request reprint Cost-utility analysis in spine care: a systematic review
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 12:676-90. 2012
    ..Despite the importance of the information provided by cost-utility analyses (CUAs), there has been a lack of these types of studies performed in the area of spinal care...
  32. doi request reprint Correlation of posterior ligamentous complex injury and neurological injury to loss of vertebral body height, kyphosis, and canal compromise
    Kristen Radcliff
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1142-50. 2012
    ..Retrospective, case-control study...
  33. ncbi request reprint What is the Rate of Lumbar Adjacent Segment Disease after Percutaneous versus Open Fusion?
    Kristen E Radcliff
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    Orthop Surg 6:118-20. 2014
    ..The hypothesis of this retrospective study was that ASD occurs less often following lumbar spine fusion in patients who undergo percutaneous minimally invasive (MIS) instrumentation than in those in whom open instrumentation is used...
  34. doi request reprint Vertebral body fracture after anterolateral instrumentation and interbody fusion in two osteoporotic patients
    Karan Dua
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Spine J 10:e11-5. 2010
    ..The XLP plate is an anterolateral instrumentation system developed as a part of the eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF) system for lateral transpsoas interbody fusion, an alternative to anterior interbody fusion...
  35. doi request reprint Observations on retrieved humeral polyethylene components from reverse total shoulder arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:1003-12. 2010
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Long-term magnetic resonance imaging follow-up demonstrates minimal transitional level lumbar disc degeneration after posterior spine fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Daniel W Green
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1948-54. 2011
    ..Retrospective cohort study...
  37. ncbi request reprint CCN2 suppresses catabolic effects of interleukin-1β through α5β1 and αVβ3 integrins in nucleus pulposus cells: implications in intervertebral disc degeneration
    Cassie M Tran
    From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Graduate Program in Cell and Developmental Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
    J Biol Chem 289:7374-87. 2014
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that CCN2 and inflammatory cytokines form a functional negative feedback loop in NP cells that may be important in the pathogenesis of disc disease. ..
  38. doi request reprint Functional and quality-of-life outcomes in geriatric patients with type-II dens fracture
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:729-35. 2013
    ....
  39. pmc Antidepressants and the risk of abnormal bleeding during spinal surgery: a case–control study
    Amirali Sayadipour
    Division of Spinal Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, 925 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Eur Spine J 21:2070-8. 2012
    ....
  40. doi request reprint The seasonality of postoperative infection in spine surgery
    Jordan Gruskay
    Rothman Institute of Orthopedics, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:57-62. 2013
    ..Based on the idea that infection rates are susceptible to seasonal factors, the authors hypothesized that spinal infections would increase during the summer months...
  41. doi request reprint Effect of type II odontoid fracture nonunion on outcome among elderly patients treated without surgery: based on the AOSpine North America geriatric odontoid fracture study
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Department of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Department of Neurosurgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Department of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:2240-6. 2013
    ..Subgroup analysis of a prospective multicenter study...
  42. pmc Smad3 controls β-1,3-glucuronosyltransferase 1 expression in rat nucleus pulposus cells: implications of dysregulated expression in disc disease
    Qianghua Wu
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PA 19107, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 64:3324-33. 2012
    ..To study the regulation of expression of β-1,3-glucuronosyltransferase 1 (GlcAT-1), an important regulator of glycosaminoglycan (GAG) synthesis, by Smad3 in nucleus pulposus (NP) cells...
  43. ncbi request reprint Intervertebral disk degeneration and emerging biologic treatments
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 19:543-53. 2011
    ..Gene therapy is an elegant method to address changes in protein expression, but efforts to apply this technology to IVD degeneration are still at early stages...
  44. doi request reprint Rotator cuff tear arthropathy: evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment: AAOS exhibit selection
    Denis Nam
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e34. 2012
    ....
  45. pmc Postoperative infections of the lumbar spine: presentation and management
    Dennis S Meredith
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Spine and Scoliosis Service, Hospital for Special Surgery Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Int Orthop 36:439-44. 2012
    ..Postoperative surgical site infections (SSI) are a frequent complication following posterior lumbar spinal surgery. In this manuscript we review strategies for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of SSI...
  46. ncbi request reprint Does spinal alignment influence acetabular orientation: a study of spinopelvic variables and sagittal acetabular version
    Kristen E Radcliff
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Orthop Surg 6:15-22. 2014
    ..The questions addressed in this study are: (i) Is there a reproducible measure of sagittal plane acetabular orientation; (ii) Is sagittal plane acetabular orientation determined more by pelvic incidence (PI) or acetabular wall coverage?..
  47. pmc CT outperforms radiography for determination of acetabular cup version after THA
    Bernard Ghelman
    Department of Radiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2362-70. 2009
    ..Accuracy of anteversion measurements on cross-table radiographs depends on radiographic technique and patient positioning whereas properly performed CT measurements are independent of patient position...
  48. pmc Management of postoperative spinal infections
    Vishal Hegde
    Vishal Hegde, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, United States
    World J Orthop 3:182-9. 2012
    ..A plastic surgeon should also be involved in those cases of severe infection that require repeat debridement and delayed closure...
  49. ncbi request reprint Deviation analysis of c1-c2 transarticular screw placement assisted by a novel rapid prototyping drill template: a cadaveric study
    Yong Hu
    Department of Spinal Surgery, Ningbo No 6 Hospital, Zhejiang Province, China Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA Institute of Biomedical Manufacturing and Life Quality Engineering, School of Mechanical and Power Energy Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China
    J Spinal Disord Tech 27:E181-6. 2014
    ..Cadaveric study...
  50. ncbi request reprint Role of osteoblast-fibroblast interactions in the formation of the ligament-to-bone interface
    I Ning E Wang
    Biomaterials and Interface Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, 1210 Amsterdam Avenue, 351 Engineering Terrace Building, MC 8904, New York, New York 10027, USA
    J Orthop Res 25:1609-20. 2007
    ..These results provide new insight into the mechanism of fibrocartilage formation, which are critical for interface tissue engineering and achieving biological fixation of soft tissue grafts to bone...
  51. doi request reprint Orthopaedic injuries associated with fall from floor forty-seven
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 23:154-8. 2009
    ..A discussion of relevant pathoanatomy seen after falls from a height is included, and the discussion concludes with a review of damage control orthopaedics...
  52. ncbi request reprint Comparison of early and delayed failed total shoulder arthroplasty
    Christopher K Kepler
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021, USA
    Acta Orthop Belg 75:297-305. 2009
    ..40%). The Delayed group had higher damage scores for several damage modalities. Elderly age and osteoarthritis were significant factors that were associated with early failures after TSA...
  53. pmc Cervical artificial disc replacement versus fusion in the cervical spine: a systematic review comparing multilevel versus single-level surgery
    Christopher K Kepler
    Department of Orthopaedics, Thomas Jefferson University and Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Evid Based Spine Care J 3:19-30. 2012
    ..Multilevel C-ADR seems to have similar results to single-level C-ADR but may have higher rates of heterotopic ossification and dysphagia...
  54. doi request reprint Rare cause of block to reduction after radial head dislocation in children
    Frank Aversano
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedic Service, New York, NY, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 25:e38-41. 2011
    ..After reduction, the elbow was immobilized in flexion and the forearm in mild supination for 3 weeks. Postoperatively, all patients demonstrated full elbow function and range of function...