Augustus D Mazzocca

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of 4 techniques of distal biceps brachii tendon repair
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:252-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Valgus medial collateral ligament rupture causes concomitant loading and damage of the anterior cruciate ligament
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, 10 Talcott Notch Rd, MC 4037, Farmington, CT 06034 4037, USA
    J Knee Surg 16:148-51. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Olecranon fractures repaired with FiberWire or metal wire tension banding: a biomechanical comparison
    Bradley C Carofino
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Arthroscopy 23:964-70. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Distal biceps rupture
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, John Dempsey Hospital, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06034 4037, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 39:237-49, vii. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Human tendon cell response to 7 commercially available extracellular matrix materials: an in vitro study
    Kevin P Shea
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06034 4038, USA
    Arthroscopy 26:1181-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Histomorphologic changes of the long head of the biceps tendon in common shoulder pathologies
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Arthroscopy 29:972-81. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Biologic enhancement of a common arthroscopic suture
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut 06034, USA
    Arthroscopy 28:390-6. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint In vitro changes in human tenocyte cultures obtained from proximal biceps tendon: multiple passages result in changes in routine cell markers
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1666-72. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The positive effects of different platelet-rich plasma methods on human muscle, bone, and tendon cells
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    University of Connecticut, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 263 Farmington Ave, MARB 4th Floor, Farmington, CT 06034, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:1742-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of classic solid and novel all-soft suture anchors for glenoid labral repair
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut 06034, USA
    Arthroscopy 28:642-8. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of 4 techniques of distal biceps brachii tendon repair
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:252-8. 2007
    ..There has been no biomechanical evaluation of all these techniques with comparison to the standard 2-incision bone tunnel technique...
  2. ncbi request reprint Valgus medial collateral ligament rupture causes concomitant loading and damage of the anterior cruciate ligament
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, 10 Talcott Notch Rd, MC 4037, Farmington, CT 06034 4037, USA
    J Knee Surg 16:148-51. 2003
    ..These data indicate that the ACL can be compromised in isolated grade III MCL injuries...
  3. ncbi request reprint Olecranon fractures repaired with FiberWire or metal wire tension banding: a biomechanical comparison
    Bradley C Carofino
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Arthroscopy 23:964-70. 2007
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  4. doi request reprint Distal biceps rupture
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, John Dempsey Hospital, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06034 4037, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 39:237-49, vii. 2008
    ..A review of the recent clinical literature will accompany an overview of pertinent biomechanical studies and an explanation of the risks and benefits of the most popular surgical techniques for distal biceps repair...
  5. ncbi request reprint Human tendon cell response to 7 commercially available extracellular matrix materials: an in vitro study
    Kevin P Shea
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06034 4038, USA
    Arthroscopy 26:1181-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate the response of human tenocytes in culture to 7 commercially available extracellular matrix (ECM) patches...
  6. ncbi request reprint Histomorphologic changes of the long head of the biceps tendon in common shoulder pathologies
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Arthroscopy 29:972-81. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Biologic enhancement of a common arthroscopic suture
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut 06034, USA
    Arthroscopy 28:390-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the in vitro effects of an arginine-glycine-aspartic acid (RGD) coating on a high-strength nonabsorbable polyester/polyethylene (PE/PEE) suture material commonly used in orthopaedic procedures...
  8. ncbi request reprint In vitro changes in human tenocyte cultures obtained from proximal biceps tendon: multiple passages result in changes in routine cell markers
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1666-72. 2012
    ..The purpose was to determine the occurrence of phenotypic changes following extended monolayer culture of TLCs, according to cell-passage number...
  9. doi request reprint The positive effects of different platelet-rich plasma methods on human muscle, bone, and tendon cells
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    University of Connecticut, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 263 Farmington Ave, MARB 4th Floor, Farmington, CT 06034, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:1742-9. 2012
    ..Clinical application of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in the realm of orthopaedic sports medicine has yielded variable results. Differences in separation methods and variability of the individual may contribute to these variable results...
  10. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of classic solid and novel all-soft suture anchors for glenoid labral repair
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut 06034, USA
    Arthroscopy 28:642-8. 2012
    ..4-mm biocomposite SutureTak; Arthrex, Naples, FL) in an in vitro labral repair model...
  11. ncbi request reprint The biomechanical evaluation of four fixation techniques for proximal biceps tenodesis
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arthroscopy 21:1296-306. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical evaluation of an anatomical coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:236-46. 2006
    ..Despite numerous surgical techniques described, there have been few studies evaluating the biomechanical performance of acromioclavicular joint reconstructions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic single-row versus double-row suture anchor rotator cuff repair
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, 10 Talcott Notch Road, Farmington, CT 06034, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:1861-8. 2005
    ..Recurrent defects after open and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair are common. Double-row repair techniques may improve initial fixation and quality of rotator cuff repair...
  14. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic anterior shoulder stabilization of collision and contact athletes
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06034, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:52-60. 2005
    ..Current evidence suggests that arthroscopic anterior stabilization methods yield similar failure rates for resubluxation and redislocation when compared to open techniques...
  15. doi request reprint Biomechanical and radiographic analysis of partial coracoclavicular ligament injuries
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedics, Medical Arts and Research Building, University of Connecticut Health Center, 10 Talcott Notch Road, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:1397-402. 2008
    ..This may help explain the variability in outcomes seen in patients with type II acromioclavicular injuries...
  16. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes after subpectoral biceps tenodesis with an interference screw
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New England Musculoskeletal Institute, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06034 4037, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:1922-9. 2008
    ..Subpectoral biceps tenodesis with an interference screw has been shown to be an effective procedure from both an anatomic and biomechanical perspective. There have been no clinical outcome data on this procedure to date...
  17. ncbi request reprint Subpectoral biceps tenodesis with interference screw fixation
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Arthroscopy 21:896. 2005
    ..The subpectoral approach with interference screw fixation appears to be a promising, reproducible technique for tenodesing the biceps...
  18. doi request reprint Bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells obtained during arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery show potential for tendon cell differentiation after treatment with insulin
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut 06034, USA
    Arthroscopy 27:1459-71. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint Rapid isolation of human stem cells (connective progenitor cells) from the distal femur during arthroscopic knee surgery
    Knut Beitzel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06031, USA
    Arthroscopy 28:74-84. 2012
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  20. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical properties of repairs for dislocated AC joints using suture button systems with integrated tendon augmentation
    Knut Beitzel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1931-8. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint Stability of double-row rotator cuff repair is not adversely affected by scaffold interposition between tendon and bone
    Knut Beitzel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:1148-54. 2012
    ..This usually requires a biological carrier (scaffold) to be integrated into the construct and placed in the area of tendon-to-bone healing. This needs to be done without affecting the constructs mechanics. Hypothesis/..
  22. doi request reprint The effect of ketorolac tromethamine, methylprednisolone, and platelet-rich plasma on human chondrocyte and tenocyte viability
    Knut Beitzel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06034, USA
    Arthroscopy 29:1164-74. 2013
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  23. doi request reprint Graft fixation is highest with anatomic tunnel positioning in acromioclavicular reconstruction
    Lauren E Geaney
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Arthroscopy 29:434-9. 2013
    ..The purposes were to determine the bone density at specific bone tunnel locations in the clavicle and to determine ultimate load to failure of a graft fixed with an interference screw at specific areas...
  24. doi request reprint Comparison of mesenchymal stem cells (osteoprogenitors) harvested from proximal humerus and distal femur during arthroscopic surgery
    Knut Beitzel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Arthroscopy 29:301-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relations between age, gender, and number of viable mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in concentrated bone marrow (BM) obtained from the proximal humerus and distal femur during arthroscopic surgery...
  25. ncbi request reprint Material properties and composition of soft-tissue fixation
    Maureen Suchenski
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030, U S A
    Arthroscopy 26:821-31. 2010
    ..Because there is no material that is perfect for all surgical situations, this review can be used to make educated decisions on a case-by-case basis...
  26. doi request reprint Sequential resection of the distal clavicle and its effects on horizontal acromioclavicular joint translation
    Knut Beitzel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06034, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:681-5. 2012
    ..However, increased horizontal translation leading to symptomatic instability may be associated with resection of the distal clavicle...
  27. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of arthroscopic repairs for acromioclavicular joint instability: suture button systems without biological augmentation
    Knut Beitzel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06034, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:2218-25. 2011
    ..Multiple surgical techniques exist, but there are still few data on biomechanical performances of commonly used arthroscopic techniques and fixation methods...
  28. doi request reprint Rapid isolation of human stem cells (connective tissue progenitor cells) from the proximal humerus during arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    University of Connecticut, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Farmington, CT 06034, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:1438-47. 2010
    ..Bone-to-tendon healing in the shoulder can be unpredictable. Biologic augmentation, through the implementation of adult mesenchymal stem cells, may improve this healing process...
  29. ncbi request reprint Tendon and bone responses to a collagen-coated suture material
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT 06031, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:S222-30. 2007
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  30. doi request reprint Corticosteroids and local anesthetics decrease positive effects of platelet-rich plasma: an in vitro study on human tendon cells
    Bradley Carofino
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Arthroscopy 28:711-9. 2012
    ..To determine the effects of mixing anesthetics or corticosteroids with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on human tenocytes in vitro...
  31. doi request reprint Current concepts in the treatment of acromioclavicular joint dislocations
    Knut Beitzel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Arthroscopy 29:387-97. 2013
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  32. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of effect of coracoid tunnel placement on load to failure of fixation during repair of acromioclavicular joint dislocations
    Joel V Ferreira
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, U S A
    Arthroscopy 28:1230-6. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effect of entry and exit points of the coracoid tunnel on load to failure and mode of failure, to reduce the incidence of coracoid fractures and acromioclavicular joint repair failures...
  33. ncbi request reprint Interference screw with Cortical button for distal biceps repair
    Clifford G Rios
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Sports Med Arthrosc 16:136-42. 2008
    ..The presented technique offers the surgeon many new options in treatment of these injuries and emphasizes biologic, anatomic, and biomechanical principles of tendon healing...
  34. ncbi request reprint Medial opening wedge tibial osteotomy and the sagittal plane: the effect of increasing tibial slope on tibiofemoral contact pressure
    Craig M Rodner
    Department of Orthopaedics, Medical Arts and Research Building, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1431-41. 2006
    ..The effects on articular contact pressure of altering tibial slope during a high tibial osteotomy are unknown...
  35. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs over time
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    University of Connecticut Medical Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Arthroscopy 26:592-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the contact pressure, force, and area over time for 4 common arthroscopic rotator cuff repair techniques...
  36. ncbi request reprint Variability of platelet-rich plasma preparations
    Ryan P Russell
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
    Sports Med Arthrosc 21:186-90. 2013
    ..This variability is compounded by the multitude of protocols and devices available for procuring PRP. The variability of components and its effects on dosage should be considered in single or consecutive treatments of PRP. ..
  37. doi request reprint Platelet-rich plasma differs according to preparation method and human variability
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06033, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:308-16. 2012
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  38. ncbi request reprint Distal triceps rupture
    Peter C Yeh
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 18:31-40. 2010
    ..Good to excellent results have been reported with surgical repair, and very good results have been achieved even for chronic tears...
  39. ncbi request reprint Long head of the biceps tendinopathy: diagnosis and management
    Shane J Nho
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Section of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 18:645-56. 2010
    ..In addition to simple biceps tenotomy, a variety of tenodesis techniques has been described. Open biceps tenodesis has been used historically. However, promising results have recently been reported with arthroscopic tenodesis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ultrasonic suture welding and traditional knot tying in a rabbit rotator cuff repair model
    Shane J Nho
    Section of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 15:630-8. 2006
    ..2 N/mm2) and welded (8.3 N/mm2) groups (P < .05), but no differences were observed between the knotted and welded groups. Although some histologic changes were noted, none was considered to be significant to distinguish either group...
  41. ncbi request reprint A comparison of structural and mechanical properties of tubularized and native semitendinosus graft
    Robert Y Wang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, New England Musculoskeletal Institute, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:1246-9. 2010
    ..The semitendinosus tendon has a broad and thin length of aponeurosis. Tubularizing this portion of the graft converts it into a cylindrical structure, which may have implications for graft fixation...
  42. doi request reprint Effect of interference screw depth on fixation strength in biceps tenodesis
    Michael J Salata
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, U S A
    Arthroscopy 30:11-5. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the biomechanical performance of the long head of the biceps tenodesis with an interference screw with respect to screw depth...
  43. doi request reprint Biomechanical performance of subpectoral biceps tenodesis: a comparison of interference screw fixation, cortical button fixation, and interference screw diameter
    Paul M Sethi
    ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education, ONS, Greenwich, CT, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:451-7. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the role of cortical button fixation in isolation or as an augment to interference screw fixation and to determine if the diameter of the interference screw affected fixation strength...
  44. doi request reprint Histological and molecular analysis of the biceps tendon long head post-tenotomy
    Michael Joseph
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    J Orthop Res 27:1379-85. 2009
    ..The intra-articular LHB exhibited histological characteristics of tendinopathy. Protein expression of the intra-articular LHB did not universally display signs of tendinopathy in comparison to the extra-articular portion of the tendon...
  45. doi request reprint Practical management of grade III acromioclavicular separations
    Gabriel Trainer
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 18:162-6. 2008
    ..We offer a protocol algorithm for treating grade III AC separations for managing this controversial injury...
  46. doi request reprint Optimizing pressurized contact area in rotator cuff repair: the diamondback repair
    Stephen S Burkhart
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Arthroscopy 28:188-95. 2012
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  47. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of acromioclavicular joint injuries
    Mark Dumonski
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 33:526-32. 2004
    ..The goal with any injury type should always be full return to the patient's preinjury condition...
  48. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic biceps tenodesis
    Anthony A Romeo
    Shoulder Section, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arthroscopy 20:206-13. 2004
    ..This technical note provides illustrations and detailed descriptions of our arthroscopic tenodesis technique using a Arthrex (Naples, FL) biotenodesis system...
  49. doi request reprint Arthroscopic stabilization of acromioclavicular joint dislocation using the AC graftrope system
    Thomas M DeBerardino
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06034, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:47-52. 2010
    ..High-grade ACJ disruptions (type IV-VI) are managed surgically through a variety of procedures. These range from simple plate and screw fixation to more complex procedures involving ligament repair, transfer, and reconstruction...
  50. ncbi request reprint Indirect arthroscopic rotator interval repair
    Brian J Cole
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Medical College, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Arthroscopy 19:E28-31. 2003
    ..The technique also provides for direct arthroscopic visualization of the repair and does not necessitate entry into the subacromial space. This is a reproducible procedure that allows efficient repair of the rotator interval...
  51. doi request reprint Traumatic shoulder instability involving anterior, inferior, and posterior labral injury: a prospective clinical evaluation of arthroscopic repair of 270° labral tears
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    University of Connecticut, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Farmington, Connecticut 06034, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:1687-96. 2011
    ..Traumatic labral tears involving the anterior, inferior, and posterior aspects of the glenoid fossa represent a unique subpopulation of shoulder instability...
  52. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of margin convergence
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Arthroscopy 27:330-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine rotator cuff strain and gap size after margin convergence was performed for a large retracted rotator cuff tear...
  53. doi request reprint Rehabilitation of acromioclavicular joint separations: operative and nonoperative considerations
    Mark P Cote
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Medical Arts and Research Building, Room 4017, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06034, USA
    Clin Sports Med 29:213-28, vii. 2010
    ..This article presents a rehabilitation approach to treatment of acromioclavicular separations pre- and postoperatively...
  54. ncbi request reprint Complications associated with subpectoral biceps tenodesis: low rates of incidence following surgery
    Shane J Nho
    Section of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Rush Medical College of Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:764-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to report on the incidence and types of complications following an open subpectoral biceps tenodesis (OBT) procedure...
  55. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics and treatment of acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joint injuries
    Nicholas A Bontempo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Medical Arts and Research Building, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Br J Sports Med 44:361-9. 2010
    ..If, however, patients remain symptomatic after non-operative treatment or have a dislocated joint, there are reduction manoeuvres and surgical techniques that allow joint stabilisation...
  56. doi request reprint An in vitro evaluation of the anti-inflammatory effects of platelet-rich plasma, ketorolac, and methylprednisolone
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06034, USA
    Arthroscopy 29:675-83. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify the extent of the anti-inflammatory effect of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in a controlled in vitro environment...
  57. doi request reprint Effects of adding epinephrine to arthroscopic irrigation fluid on cultured chondrocyte survival in vitro
    Alan B C Dang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New England Musculoskeletal Institute, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Arthroscopy 27:1118-22. 2011
    ..This study evaluates the effect of low doses of epinephrine contained in common arthroscopic irrigation solutions on viability of in vitro human articular chondrocytes during short-term exposure...
  58. ncbi request reprint Residual strength of the quadriceps versus patellar tendon after harvesting a central free tendon graft
    Douglas J Adams
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Arthroscopy 22:76-9. 2006
    ..The strength deficit was compared with that associated with harvesting a central free patellar tendon graft, excluding the effects of harvesting bone blocks...
  59. ncbi request reprint A prospective outcome evaluation of arthroscopic Bankart repairs: minimum 2-year follow-up
    Dominic S Carreira
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:771-7. 2006
    ..Arthroscopic treatment of anterior shoulder dislocation has become possible through improvements in instruments and techniques...
  60. ncbi request reprint Anatomy of the clavicle and coracoid process for reconstruction of the coracoclavicular ligaments
    Clifford G Rios
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:811-7. 2007
    ..Recently acromioclavicular joint reconstruction techniques have focused on anatomic restoration of the coracoclavicular (CC) ligaments. Such techniques involve creating bone tunnels in the distal clavicle and coracoid...
  61. doi request reprint The anatomic coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction: surgical technique and indications
    Brad C Carofino
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, New England Musculoskeletal Institute, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:37-46. 2010
    ..The mean ASES score increased from 52 preoperatively to 92. The Constant Murley rose from 66.6 to 94.7. There were three failures in this series, and two required revision surgery...
  62. ncbi request reprint Acromioclavicular joint problems in athletes and new methods of management
    Clifford G Rios
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Medical Arts and Research Building, Room 4017, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Clin Sports Med 27:763-88. 2008
    ..Management of AC joint problems is dictated by the severity and chronicity of the injury, and the patient's needs and expectations...
  63. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and practical information for patients choosing nonoperative treatment for distal biceps ruptures
    Lauren E Geaney
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Orthopedics 33:391. 2010
    ..5 in the operative patients. Patients choosing conservative treatment for distal biceps ruptures have residual pain and weakness approximately double that seen between normal dominant and non-dominant extremities...
  64. doi request reprint Inter-rater agreement of the Goutallier, Patte, and Warner classification scores using preoperative magnetic resonance imaging in patients with rotator cuff tears
    Julienne Lippe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Arthroscopy 28:154-9. 2012
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  65. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of acromioclavicular joint injuries
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06034, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:316-29. 2007
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  66. ncbi request reprint Mini-open repair technique of HAGL (humeral avulsion of the glenohumeral ligament) lesion
    Robert A Arciero
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Arthroscopy 21:1152. 2005
    ..The advantages of this technique are preservation of the important superior tendinous portion of the subscapularis tendon, thereby preserving strength, easier rehabilitation, and return to full activity...
  67. ncbi request reprint The development of an objective model to assess arthroscopic performance
    Aaron Insel
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06034 4037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2287-95. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to develop and validate an objective model for evaluating basic arthroscopic proficiency on a cadaver knee in a bioskills laboratory...
  68. ncbi request reprint The anatomy of the bicipital tuberosity and distal biceps tendon
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:122-7. 2007
    ..The insertion footprint of the distal biceps tendon is on the ulnar aspect of the BT ridge. The dimensions of the radius and BT are applicable to several surgical procedures about the elbow...
  69. ncbi request reprint Autologous chondrocyte repair of an articular defect in the humeral head
    Anthony A Romeo
    Shoulder Section, The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Arthroscopy 18:925-9. 2002
    ..This paper presents a case report of a young athlete with a large full-thickness articular cartilage defect of the proximal humerus and subsequent treatment using autologous chondrocyte implantation...
  70. doi request reprint Radiographic analysis of commonly prescribed scapular exercises
    Mark P Cote
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New England Musculoskeletal Institute, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06034 4037, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:311-6. 2009
    ..The performance of scapular exercises in the context of a clinical model of fatigue will result in superior migration of the humeral head and alterations in shoulder kinematics on radiographic analysis...
  71. doi request reprint The recognition and treatment of first-time shoulder dislocation in active individuals
    Robert Y Wang
    New England Musculoskeletal Institute, UCONN Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:118-23. 2009
    ..Conservative management will usually consist of a brief period of immobilization in a sling, followed by rehabilitation. Surgical treatment consists of an arthroscopic Bankart repair...
  72. ncbi request reprint Intra-articular partial-thickness rotator cuff tears: analysis of injured and repaired strain behavior
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:110-6. 2008
    ..There are few biomechanical studies regarding partial-thickness rotator cuff tears and subsequent repair...
  73. ncbi request reprint Ulnar nerve palsy after elbow arthroscopy
    Mark L Dumonski
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arthroscopy 22:577.e1-3. 2006
    ..In this location, the ulnar nerve is protected from injury by the medial intermuscular septum. Extending this placement more proximally may negate this protection, leaving the nerve more susceptible to injury...
  74. ncbi request reprint Epinephrine-induced pulmonary edema during arthroscopic knee surgery. A case report
    Augustus D Mazzocca
    Rush Medical College, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:913-5. 2003
  75. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of patellar tendon repairs in a cadaver model: an evaluation of gap formation at the repair site with cyclic loading
    Richard V Ravalin
    University of Connecticut, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Sports Med 30:469-73. 2002
    ..Ruptures of the patellar tendon are rare injuries. Surgical treatment for this injury is mandatory...
  76. ncbi request reprint An accessory portal for posterior cruciate ligament tibial insertion visualization
    Bernard R Bach
    Division of Sports Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arthroscopy 20:155-8. 2004
    ..We feel that this technical modification provides superior visualization of this anatomic area...
  77. ncbi request reprint The multi-suture technique for rotator cuff repair: a biomechanical evaluation
    James Bicos
    St Vincent Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Orthopedics 30:910-9. 2007
    ..Multi-suture fixation of supraspinatus rotator cuff tears provides excellent fixation and biomechanical failure characteristics...
  78. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical and clinical evaluation of a novel lesser tuberosity repair technique in total shoulder arthroplasty
    Brent A Ponce
    Steadman Hawkins Clinic, 181 West Meadow Drive, Vail, CO 81657, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1-8. 2005