Yona Kosashvili

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Medical consequences of suicide bombing mass casualty incidents: the impact of explosion setting on injury patterns
    Yona Kosashvili
    Clinical Research Division, Trauma Branch, Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Force, Israel
    Injury 40:698-702. 2009
  2. pmc Distal femoral varus osteotomy for lateral osteoarthritis of the knee: a minimum ten-year follow-up
    Yona Kosashvili
    Department of Orthopedics, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int Orthop 34:249-54. 2010
  3. pmc Fresh-stored osteochondral allografts for the treatment of femoral head defects: surgical technique and preliminary results
    Yona Kosashvili
    Orthopaedic Department, Division of Arthroplasty, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 39 Zabotinsky Street, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Int Orthop 37:1001-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Israeli hospital preparedness for terrorism-related multiple casualty incidents: can the surge capacity and injury severity distribution be better predicted?
    Yona Kosashvili
    Orthopedic Department, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerrifin, Israel Israeli Defense Force, Medical Corps, Trauma Division, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Injury 40:727-31. 2009
  5. pmc Salvage of failed acetabular cages by nonbuttressed trabecular metal cups
    Yona Kosashvili
    Orthopedic Department, Division of Arthroplasty, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Suite 476A, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:466-71. 2010
  6. pmc Total hip arthroplasty in patients with Down's syndrome
    Yona Kosashvili
    Division of Arthroplasty, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int Orthop 35:661-6. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Dislocation and infection after revision total hip arthroplasty: comparison between the first and multiply revised total hip arthroplasty
    Yona Kosashvili
    Division of Arthroplasty, Orthopedic Department, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:1170-5. 2011
  8. doi request reprint A biomechanical comparison between the thoracolumbosacral surface contact area (SCA) of a standard backboard with other rigid immobilization surfaces
    Yona Kosashvili
    Trauma Branch, Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Force, Israel
    J Trauma 66:191-4. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The correlation between pes planus and anterior knee or intermittent low back pain
    Yona Kosashvili
    Division of Orthopedics, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Israel
    Foot Ankle Int 29:910-3. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Hemiarthroplasty of the hip for fracture-what is the appropriate sized femoral head?
    Yona Kosashvili
    Orthopedic Department, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerrifin, Israel
    Injury 39:232-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. doi request reprint Medical consequences of suicide bombing mass casualty incidents: the impact of explosion setting on injury patterns
    Yona Kosashvili
    Clinical Research Division, Trauma Branch, Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Force, Israel
    Injury 40:698-702. 2009
    ..The increase in the incidence of suicide bombings on urban civilian populations in the recent years necessitates a better understanding of the related epidemiology in order to improve the outcome of future casualties...
  2. pmc Distal femoral varus osteotomy for lateral osteoarthritis of the knee: a minimum ten-year follow-up
    Yona Kosashvili
    Department of Orthopedics, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int Orthop 34:249-54. 2010
    ..8 preoperatively to 77.5 at one year post DFVO. DFVO is a viable treatment alternative for lateral compartment gonarthrosis. Conversion to TKA is expected to be required in approximately half of the patients at a mean of 15.6 years...
  3. pmc Fresh-stored osteochondral allografts for the treatment of femoral head defects: surgical technique and preliminary results
    Yona Kosashvili
    Orthopaedic Department, Division of Arthroplasty, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 39 Zabotinsky Street, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Int Orthop 37:1001-6. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Israeli hospital preparedness for terrorism-related multiple casualty incidents: can the surge capacity and injury severity distribution be better predicted?
    Yona Kosashvili
    Orthopedic Department, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerrifin, Israel Israeli Defense Force, Medical Corps, Trauma Division, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Injury 40:727-31. 2009
    ..Half of those casualties are expected to require immediate medical treatment. This study was performed to evaluate the efficacy of the current readiness guidelines based on the epidemiology of encountered HMCIs...
  5. pmc Salvage of failed acetabular cages by nonbuttressed trabecular metal cups
    Yona Kosashvili
    Orthopedic Department, Division of Arthroplasty, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Suite 476A, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:466-71. 2010
    ..Level of Evidence: Level IV, therapeutic study. See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  6. pmc Total hip arthroplasty in patients with Down's syndrome
    Yona Kosashvili
    Division of Arthroplasty, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int Orthop 35:661-6. 2011
    ..Six of the THAs required a constrained liner. No dislocations or deep infections were encountered. We contend that THA is a reliable surgical intervention in patients with DS and may be performed in symptomatic patients...
  7. doi request reprint Dislocation and infection after revision total hip arthroplasty: comparison between the first and multiply revised total hip arthroplasty
    Yona Kosashvili
    Division of Arthroplasty, Orthopedic Department, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:1170-5. 2011
    ..001) in the fourth or greater group. Dislocation and infection are exponentially correlated with the number of revision THA. From the fourth revision onward, those risks are multiplied...
  8. doi request reprint A biomechanical comparison between the thoracolumbosacral surface contact area (SCA) of a standard backboard with other rigid immobilization surfaces
    Yona Kosashvili
    Trauma Branch, Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Force, Israel
    J Trauma 66:191-4. 2009
    ..Backboards are routinely used to protect the spine of trauma patients during transportation. Nevertheless, little is known about the biomechanical properties of this type of immobilization...
  9. doi request reprint The correlation between pes planus and anterior knee or intermittent low back pain
    Yona Kosashvili
    Division of Orthopedics, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Israel
    Foot Ankle Int 29:910-3. 2008
    ..The goal of the study was to track the prevalence of pes planus in adolescents, and examine its associated risk to anterior knee pain and intermittent low back pain, respectively...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hemiarthroplasty of the hip for fracture-what is the appropriate sized femoral head?
    Yona Kosashvili
    Orthopedic Department, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerrifin, Israel
    Injury 39:232-7. 2008
    ..Caliper measurement of the excised femoral head is a standard technique for determination of prosthetic head size during hemiarthroplasty for displaced femoral neck fractures...
  11. pmc Revision total hip arthroplasty with a porous-coated modular stem: 5 to 10 years follow-up
    Dror Lakstein
    Orthopedic Department, Division of Arthroplasty, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Suite 476A, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:1310-5. 2010
    ..Level of Evidence: Level IV, therapeutic study. See Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  12. pmc The long modified extended sliding trochanteric osteotomy
    Dror Lakstein
    Orthopedic Department, Division of Arthroplasty, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Ave, Suite 476A, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X5, Canada
    Int Orthop 35:13-7. 2011
    ..This series shows a low failure rate, with revision and union rates comparable to those reported for shorter ETOs. Performing the osteotomy through a lateral approach to the hip will enhance posterior stability...
  13. doi request reprint Total knee arthroplasty after failed distal femoral varus osteotomy using selectively stemmed posterior stabilized components
    Yona Kosashvili
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:738-43. 2011
    ..Standard components provide satisfactory stability in TKA after distal femoral varus osteotomy after appropriate ligamentous balancing, without the need for stemmed or highly constrained components in the majority of patients...
  14. pmc Dislocation after the first and multiple revision total hip arthroplasty: comparison between acetabulum-only, femur-only and both component revision hip arthroplasty
    Yona Kosashvili
    the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 57:E15-8. 2014
    ..We examined the correlation between the components revised during hip arthroplasty (femur only, acetabulum only and both components) to the rates of dislocation in the first and multiple revision THA...
  15. doi request reprint A modified cement spacer technique for infected total hip arthroplasties with significant bone loss
    Oren Ben-Lulu
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 27:613-9. 2012
    ..None of the patients had spacer fracture, periprosthetic fracture, or dislocation. Augmentation by hardware covered with antibiotic-impregnated cement is effective and may reduce complications until definitive treatment is performed...
  16. doi request reprint Fracture of cementless femoral stems at the mid-stem junction in modular revision hip arthroplasty systems
    Dror Lakstein
    Division of Arthroplasty, Orthopedic Department, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:57-65. 2011
    ..In the current study, the cause of six stem fractures, which occurred in vivo, was analyzed with use of clinical data and failure analysis...
  17. pmc Trabecular Metal cups for acetabular defects with 50% or less host bone contact
    Dror Lakstein
    Orthopedic Department, Division of Arthroplasty, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Suite 476A, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X5, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2318-24. 2009
    ..The data suggest treatment of cavitary defects with less than 50% host bone contact using Trabecular Metal cups, without structural support by augments or structural bone grafts, is a reasonable option...
  18. doi request reprint Total hip arthroplasty to treat congenital musculoskeletal abnormalities in the juvenile Down Syndrome hip: review of literature with case
    Drew W Taylor
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Orthop B 21:235-9. 2012
    ..In this report, we present a total hip replacement to treat avascular necrosis in an adolescent and address the concerns that surgeons may have in treating this patient population...
  19. doi request reprint Acetabular alignment and primary arc of motion for minus, skirtless, and skirted 28-, 32-, 36-, and 40-mm femoral heads
    Yona Kosashvili
    Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X5
    J Arthroplasty 28:279-285.e2. 2013
    ..Combinations of excessive abduction and anteversion as well as horizontalization and retroversion resulted in the worst PAOM. Primary arc of motion is mainly determined by cup alignment even when using larger femoral heads...
  20. pmc Limitations of conventional radiographs in the assessment of acetabular defects following total hip arthroplasty
    Oleg Safir
    The Arthroplasty Division, Orthopedic Department, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 55:401-7. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the accuracy and specificity of conventional radiographs reviewed by arthroplasty surgeons in detecting acetabular bone loss in patients with prior THA...
  21. doi request reprint Revision total knee arthroplasty for component malrotation is highly beneficial: a case control study
    Dror Lakstein
    Division of Arthroplasty, Orthopedic Department, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 25:1047-52. 2010
    ..We recommend the use of computed tomography scans in evaluation of all patients with early painful TKAs and no objective evidence of infection. When component malrotation is demonstrated, early revision should be considered...
  22. doi request reprint Modified trochanteric slide for complex hip arthroplasty: clinical outcomes and complication rates
    Dror Lakstein
    Division of Arthroplasty, Orthopedic Department, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 25:363-8. 2010
    ..7% of a lurch (P < .05). There were 4 (4.8%) postoperative dislocations. The benefits of MTSO have been well described, and this study provides evidence of an acceptably low complication rate...
  23. pmc Trochanteric slide osteotomy on previously osteotomized greater trochanters
    Dror Lakstein
    Orthopedic Department, Division of Arthroplasty, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Suite 476A, Toronto, ON M5G 1X5, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:1630-4. 2010
    ..Level of Evidence: Level III, therapeutic study. See Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  24. ncbi request reprint Modified extended trochanteric osteotomy with preservation of posterior structures
    Dror Lakstein
    Division of Arthroplasty, Orthopaedic Department, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Suite 476A, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5, Canada
    Hip Int 20:102-8. 2010
    ..Six stems (6%) needed revision for loosening. There was one case (1%) of osteotomy nonunion, and one case (1%) of greater trochanteric fragment nonunion and escape. Four patients (4%) dislocated postoperatively...
  25. ncbi request reprint Revision total hip arthroplasty with a modular tapered stem
    Dror Lakstein
    Orthopaedic Department, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hip Int 20:136-42. 2010
    ..The mean Harris hip score improved from 37 (10-77) points before operation to 72 (41-96) points at last follow-up. The ZMR tapered stem has shown satisfactory results in 2 to 10 years followup in various femoral stem revision conditions...
  26. doi request reprint Total hip arthroplasty in patients with Down syndrome
    Yona Kosashvili
    of Surgery, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Orthopedics 33:629. 2010
    ..Six of the THAs required a constrained liner. No dislocations or deep infections were encountered. At last follow-up, all patients had a functional range of motion without evidence of discomfort related to their THA...
  27. ncbi request reprint Iliopsoas tendonitis due to the protrusion of an acetabular component fixation screw after total hip arthroplasty
    Ian P Mayne
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 25:659.e5-8. 2010
    ..Nonoperative treatment was ineffective, and the patient ultimately underwent surgical removal of the screw. The severity of the patient's symptoms decreased significantly after the operation...
  28. pmc Immediate recovery room radiographs after primary total knee arthroplasty-why do we keep doing them?
    Yona Kosashvili
    Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int Orthop 34:1167-73. 2010
    ..3%, pā€‰=ā€‰0.048). Increased level of orthopaedic training did not significantly affect the accuracy of interpretation (pā€‰=ā€‰0.46). Interpretation of RRRs for coronal malalignment is inaccurate and has a limited educational value...
  29. ncbi request reprint Acetabular cup revision combined with tensor facia lata reconstruction for management of massive abductor avulsion after failed total hip arthroplasty
    Michael Drexler
    Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 29:1052-7. 2014
    ..5/5 to mean 3.8 (P < 0.0001). At latest follow-up, the Harris Hip Score was excellent in 6 hips (37%), good in 7 (43%) hips, and fair or poor in 3 (23%). Two patients with mild limp were not satisfied with their procedure...
  30. doi request reprint Holding power of variable pitch screws in osteoporotic, osteopenic and normal bone: are all screws created equal?
    Rajesh Ramaswamy
    Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Campus, Sunnybrook Medical Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Injury 41:179-83. 2010
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  31. doi request reprint Total hip arthroplasty in Down syndrome patients: an improvement in quality of life: replacement arthroplasty in Down syndrome (RADS) study group
    Allan E Gross
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 28:701-6. 2013
    ..While these patients can be challenging to treat, excellent surgical technique and selective use of acetabular constraint can reliably provide patients with excellent pain-relief and improved function...
  32. pmc Digital versus conventional templating techniques in preoperative planning for total hip arthroplasty
    Yona Kosashvili
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 52:6-11. 2009
    ..The purpose of our investigation was to compare a digital templating system to conventional templating techniques when preoperatively planning for total hip arthroplasty...
  33. doi request reprint An inexpensive and accurate method for hip injections without the use of imaging
    Yaron Bar Ziv
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Assaf Harofeh Hospital, Zerrifin, Israel
    J Clin Rheumatol 15:103-5. 2009
    ..Intraarticular injections of the hip have traditionally required sonographic or fluoroscopic guidance assistance. Previous studies report high failure rates with injections based solely on anatomic landmarks...
  34. doi request reprint Locking versus standard screw fixation for acetabular cups: is there a difference?
    Snir Heller
    Orthopedic Surgery Department, Rabin Medical Center, Campus Beilinson, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 133:701-5. 2013
    ..Locking the screws into their respective cups may seem to improve the primary fixation of the construct, as locked plates proved superior fixation for osteoporotic fractures...
  35. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease predicts complications following bilateral total knee arthroplasty under a single anesthetic
    Christopher Peskun
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Knee 19:580-4. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the rate of perioperative complications of single anesthetic bilateral total knee arthroplasties (TKA) compared with staged procedures...
  36. pmc Influence of sex on surgical time in primary total knee arthroplasty
    Yona Kosashvili
    Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 53:256-60. 2010
    ..We examined the influence of sex on the technical difficulty of TKA using a tourniquet and overall surgical time as a surrogate for complexity of exposure, soft-tissue balancing and implantation...
  37. doi request reprint Anatomic distribution of bullet head injuries in combat fatalities
    Yuval Ran
    Israel Defense Forces, Medical Corp, Israel
    J Trauma 69:541-3. 2010
    ..The aim of this work was to describe the anatomic distribution of bullet entry wounds to the head in combat fatalities and to discern whether distribution is random (null hypothesis) or not...
  38. pmc Intraoperative dislocation of a trial femoral head into the pelvis during total hip arthroplasty
    Yaron Bar Ziv
    Orthopedic Department, Assaf Haroffe Medical Center, Zerrifin, Israel
    Can J Surg 51:E73-4. 2008
  39. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of non assisted glenohumeral joint injection in the office setting
    Eliezer Sidon
    Department of Orthopedics, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 82:e829-31. 2013
    ..This study examined the accuracy of anterior shoulder injection in awake patients under conditions similar to the office setting...
  40. ncbi request reprint Influence of personal armor on distribution of entry wounds: lessons learned from urban-setting warfare fatalities
    Yona Kosashvili
    IDF Medical Corps, Trauma Branch, Israel
    J Trauma 58:1236-40. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to examine the distribution of entry wounds resulting from firearms and shrapnel in soldiers wearing military personal armor systems (MPAS) in low-intensity urban combat conditions...
  41. doi request reprint Bilateral rotational osteotomies of the proximal tibiae and tibial tuberosity distal transfers for the treatment of congenital lateral dislocations of patellae: a case report and literature review
    Rajesh Ramaswamy
    Lower limb Joint Reconstruction and Sports Medicine Service, Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Campus, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Knee 16:507-11. 2009
    ..We report a case of bilateral congenital lateral dislocations of the patellae treated with bilateral tibial rotational osteotomies with an 8 year and a 4 year follow up...