Mark L Prasarn

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Wound management for severe open fractures: use of antibiotic bead pouches and vacuum-assisted closure
    Mark L Prasarn
    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 38:559-63. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of circumferential pelvic sheeting versus the T-POD on unstable pelvic injuries: A cadaveric study of stability
    Mark L Prasarn
    University of Texas, Houston, TX, United States Electronic address
    Injury 44:1756-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of image quality and radiation exposure from C-arm fluoroscopes when used for imaging the spine
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Texas, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1401-4. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Biomechanical study of 4-hole pubic symphyseal plating: locked versus unlocked constructs
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Texas, 6400 Fannin, Ste 1700, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Orthopedics 35:e1028-32. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Motion generated in the unstable cervical spine during the application and removal of cervical immobilization collars
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopedics, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14618, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1609-13. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Total motion generated in the unstable cervical spine during management of the typical trauma patient: a comparison of methods in a cadaver model
    Mark L Prasarn
    University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:937-42. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Analysis of radiation exposure to the orthopaedic trauma patient during their inpatient hospitalisation
    Mark L Prasarn
    University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, USA
    Injury 43:757-61. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Total motion generated in the unstable thoracolumbar spine during management of the typical trauma patient: a comparison of methods in a cadaver model
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:504-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Adjacent-level biomechanics after single versus multilevel cervical spine fusion
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:172-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Acute pediatric upper extremity compartment syndrome in the absence of fracture
    Mark L Prasarn
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:263-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Wound management for severe open fractures: use of antibiotic bead pouches and vacuum-assisted closure
    Mark L Prasarn
    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 38:559-63. 2009
    ..In this article, we review the theory, technique, and efficacy of ABPs and VAC in the management of severe open fractures...
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of circumferential pelvic sheeting versus the T-POD on unstable pelvic injuries: A cadaveric study of stability
    Mark L Prasarn
    University of Texas, Houston, TX, United States Electronic address
    Injury 44:1756-9. 2013
    ..We sought to determine whether or not the T-POD would provide more stability to an unstable pelvic injury as compared to circumferential pelvic sheeting...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of image quality and radiation exposure from C-arm fluoroscopes when used for imaging the spine
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Texas, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1401-4. 2013
    ..Cadaveric imaging study...
  4. doi request reprint Biomechanical study of 4-hole pubic symphyseal plating: locked versus unlocked constructs
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Texas, 6400 Fannin, Ste 1700, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Orthopedics 35:e1028-32. 2012
    ..No apparent advantage of locking screws exists for disruptions of the pubic symphysis, and recent reports have questioned the possibility of catastrophic failure...
  5. doi request reprint Motion generated in the unstable cervical spine during the application and removal of cervical immobilization collars
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopedics, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14618, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1609-13. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the three-dimensional motion generated when one-piece and two-piece cervical collars are applied and removed from cadavers intact and with unstable cervical spine injuries...
  6. doi request reprint Total motion generated in the unstable cervical spine during management of the typical trauma patient: a comparison of methods in a cadaver model
    Mark L Prasarn
    University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:937-42. 2012
    ..Biomechanical cadaveric study...
  7. doi request reprint Analysis of radiation exposure to the orthopaedic trauma patient during their inpatient hospitalisation
    Mark L Prasarn
    University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, USA
    Injury 43:757-61. 2012
    ..We sought to analyse the total effective dose of radiation that a cohort of orthopaedic trauma patients are exposed to during their inpatient hospitalisation and determine risk factors for greater exposure levels...
  8. doi request reprint Total motion generated in the unstable thoracolumbar spine during management of the typical trauma patient: a comparison of methods in a cadaver model
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:504-8. 2012
    ..The authors sought to analyze the amount of motion generated in the unstable thoracolumbar spine during various maneuvers and transfers that a trauma patient would typically be subjected to prior to definitive fixation...
  9. doi request reprint Adjacent-level biomechanics after single versus multilevel cervical spine fusion
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:172-7. 2012
    ..Therefore, they undertook this study to determine the effect of single-level versus 2-level ACDF on the biomechanics of adjacent MSUs...
  10. doi request reprint Acute pediatric upper extremity compartment syndrome in the absence of fracture
    Mark L Prasarn
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:263-8. 2009
    ..To determine the etiologies and outcomes associated with acute pediatric upper extremity compartment syndrome in the absence of fracture...
  11. doi request reprint Infected nonunions of diaphyseal fractures of the forearm
    Mark L Prasarn
    University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:867-73. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether a standardized treatment protocol we have utilized for 15 patients from 1989 to 2005 results in a high union rate, resolution of infection, and a good functional outcome...
  12. doi request reprint Arterial anatomy of the talus: a cadaver and gadolinium-enhanced MRI study
    Mark L Prasarn
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 31:987-93. 2010
    ..The use of gadolinium-enhanced MRI for the evaluation of the arterial supply of the talus has not been previously reported...
  13. doi request reprint Dual plating for fractures of the distal third of the humeral shaft
    Mark L Prasarn
    Orthopaedic Trauma Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 25:57-63. 2011
    ..Using this technique, we have achieved an excellent union rate without significant complications while allowing early and aggressive range of motion...
  14. doi request reprint Management of nonunions of the proximal humeral diaphysis
    Mark L Prasarn
    Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Injury 41:1244-8. 2010
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  15. doi request reprint The effect of entry point on malalignment and iatrogenic fracture with the Synthes lateral entry femoral nail
    Mark L Prasarn
    Orthopaedic Trauma Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:224-9. 2010
    ..This study was designed to investigate if the entry point of the lateral entry femoral nail (Synthes, Paoli, PA) has an impact on alignment of the femur and the incidence of iatrogenic fracture...
  16. doi request reprint Management of infected femoral nonunions with a single-staged protocol utilizing internal fixation
    Mark L Prasarn
    Orthopaedic Trauma Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Injury 40:1220-5. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether a standardised treatment protocol we have used for 13 patients since 1992 results in a high union rate, resolution of infection, and a good functional outcome...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of external fixation versus the trauma pelvic orthotic device on unstable pelvic injuries: a cadaveric study of stability
    Mark L Prasarn
    Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14618, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1671-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that an external fixator would provide more stability to an unstable pelvic injury than a commercially available binder device (trauma pelvic orthotic device [T-POD])...
  18. doi request reprint Does application position of the T-POD affect stability of pelvic fractures?
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14618, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 27:262-6. 2013
    ..Our hypothesis was that application of the T-POD at this site would provide better immobilization of an unstable pelvic injury than a more cephalad location...
  19. pmc Bisphosphonate-associated femur fractures have high complication rates with operative fixation
    Mark L Prasarn
    Orthopedic Trauma Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:2295-301. 2012
    ..Bisphosphonate-associated femur fractures have been well described but the preoperative patient factors, treatment modalities, and complications of treatment are unclear...
  20. doi request reprint Quantitative assessment of the vascularity of the talus with gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
    Anna N Miller
    Hospital for Special Surgery and Citigroup Biomedical Imaging Center at Weill Cornell Medical College, 516 East 72nd Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1116-21. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify the various arterial contributions to the talus with use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  21. doi request reprint Comparison of 4 airway devices on cervical spine alignment in a cadaver model with global ligamentous instability at C5-C6
    Mark L Prasarn
    University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:476-81. 2012
    ..Human cadaveric study using various intubation devices in a cervical spine instability model...
  22. ncbi request reprint Acute compartment syndrome in patients with tibia fractures transferred for definitive fracture care
    Mark L Prasarn
    Orthopedic Trauma Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 43:173-7. 2014
    ..Given this risk, physicians must closely monitor patients. A patient should not be transferred until a fasciotomy is performed, if there is a significant risk of developing compartment syndrome prior to or during transport. ..
  23. doi request reprint Motion generated in the unstable upper cervical spine during head tilt-chin lift and jaw thrust maneuvers
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Texas, 6400 Fanon Suite 1700, Houston, TX 77030, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 14:609-14. 2014
    ..It has previously been suggested that the jaw thrust maneuver be used in place of the head tilt-chin lift in the suspected spine-injured patient...
  24. ncbi request reprint Painless, atraumatic, isolated lateral compartment syndrome of the leg: an unusual triad of atypical findings
    Luke S Oh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 39:35-9. 2010
    ..Based on evidence from the psychiatry and anesthesia literatures, we propose that patients taking lithium should be added to this list of "obtunded" patients in whom a reliable assessment of pain may not be possible...
  25. pmc Negative effects of smoking, workers' compensation, and litigation on pain/disability scores for spine patients
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Health Science Center, Ironman Sports Medicine Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    Surg Neurol Int 3:S366-9. 2012
    ..When initiating treatment for patients with spinal disorders, we examined the impact of smoking, workers compensation, and litigation on disability and pain scores...
  26. ncbi request reprint Acute compartment syndrome of the upper extremity
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 19:49-58. 2011
    ..Diagnosis is particularly difficult in obtunded patients and in young children. Early recognition and expeditious surgical treatment are essential to obtain a good clinical outcome and prevent permanent disability...
  27. pmc Management of the mangled extremity
    Mark L Prasarn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Strategies Trauma Limb Reconstr 7:57-66. 2012
    ..In this review, we discuss the mechanisms of injury, various available scoring systems, initial management, outcome and specific differences between lower and upper extremity trauma injuries...