Jeffrey A Rihn

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Disc space preparation in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a comparison of minimally invasive and open approaches
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, The Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1800-5. 2014
  2. pmc Does obesity affect outcomes of treatment for lumbar stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis? Analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT)
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Rothman Institute, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1933-46. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Revision cervical spine surgery
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals, The Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street 5th floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 43:123-36, ix-x. 2012
  4. pmc The influence of obesity on the outcome of treatment of lumbar disc herniation: analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT)
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux after anterior cervical surgery: a controlled, prospective analysis
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2039-44. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Complications associated with single-level transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 9:623-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint The use of bone morphogenetic protein in lumbar spine surgery
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:2014-25. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Does lumbar facet fluid detected on magnetic resonance imaging correlate with radiographic instability in patients with degenerative lumbar disease?
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1555-60. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Graft options in posterolateral and posterior interbody lumbar fusion
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1629-39. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Recurrent atlantoaxial instability due to fracture of the posterior C1 ring: a late finding following posterior C1-C2 fusion using the Halifax clamp
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Rothman Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 18:45-50. 2009

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Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Disc space preparation in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a comparison of minimally invasive and open approaches
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, The Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1800-5. 2014
    ..However, concerns remain regarding the adequacy of disc space preparation that can be achieved through a minimally invasive approach to TLIF...
  2. pmc Does obesity affect outcomes of treatment for lumbar stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis? Analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT)
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Rothman Institute, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1933-46. 2012
    ..Retrospective subgroup analysis of prospectively collected data according to treatment received...
  3. doi request reprint Revision cervical spine surgery
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals, The Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street 5th floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 43:123-36, ix-x. 2012
    ..This article provides the spine care provider with an understanding of how to appropriately evaluate and manage the most common cervical conditions that require revision cervical spine surgery...
  4. pmc The influence of obesity on the outcome of treatment of lumbar disc herniation: analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT)
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if obesity affects outcomes following the treatment of symptomatic lumbar disc herniation...
  5. doi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux after anterior cervical surgery: a controlled, prospective analysis
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2039-44. 2011
    ..Prospective controlled clinical study...
  6. doi request reprint Complications associated with single-level transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 9:623-9. 2009
    ..Concerns remain, however, regarding the clinical efficacy and safety of its use...
  7. ncbi request reprint The use of bone morphogenetic protein in lumbar spine surgery
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:2014-25. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Does lumbar facet fluid detected on magnetic resonance imaging correlate with radiographic instability in patients with degenerative lumbar disease?
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1555-60. 2007
    ..Retrospective radiographic/imaging study...
  9. doi request reprint Graft options in posterolateral and posterior interbody lumbar fusion
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1629-39. 2010
    ..Review article, review of literature...
  10. ncbi request reprint Recurrent atlantoaxial instability due to fracture of the posterior C1 ring: a late finding following posterior C1-C2 fusion using the Halifax clamp
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Rothman Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 18:45-50. 2009
    ..This report focuses on the surgical management of this complication and provides a review of the literature that pertains to complications following the use of the Halifax clamp to treat atlantoaxial instability...
  11. doi request reprint Using magnetic resonance imaging to accurately assess injury to the posterior ligamentous complex of the spine: a prospective comparison of the surgeon and radiologist
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 12:391-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare the ability of the radiologist and surgeon to assess disruption of the PLC in the setting of acute cervical and thoracolumbar trauma using MR imaging...
  12. pmc What is the incidence and severity of dysphagia after anterior cervical surgery?
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:658-65. 2011
    ..Existing studies suggest a relatively high incidence of dysphagia after anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF). The majority of these studies, however, are retrospective in nature and lack a control group...
  13. pmc The use of RhBMP-2 in single-level transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a clinical and radiographic analysis
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Eur Spine J 18:1629-36. 2009
    ..Although its use eliminates the risk of harvesting autograft, rhBMP-2 is associated with other complications that raise concern, including a high rate of postoperative radiculitis...
  14. doi request reprint Duration of symptoms resulting from lumbar disc herniation: effect on treatment outcomes: analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT)
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1906-14. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine if the duration of symptoms affects outcomes following the treatment of intervertebral lumbar disc herniation...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Injury of the posterior ligamentous complex of the thoracolumbar spine: a prospective evaluation of the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E841-7. 2009
    ..Prospective diagnostic imaging study...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adjacent segment disease after cervical spine fusion
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Instr Course Lect 58:747-56. 2009
    ..Two cervical disk replacement systems are currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of symptomatic cervical spondylosis...
  20. doi request reprint What is the incidence of dysphagia after posterior cervical surgery?
    Kristen E Radcliff
    Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1082-8. 2013
    ..Prospective comparative study...
  21. 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
    ....
  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 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics of initial tibial fixation in posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Fabrizio Margheritini
    Musculoskeletal Research Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthroscopy 21:1164-71. 2005
    ..This study examined the effect of combined distal and proximal tibial fixation on the ability of a transtibial PCL reconstruction to restore intact knee kinematics and in situ forces of the intact PCL...
  27. doi request reprint An evidence-based approach to spine surgery
    R Todd Allen
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103 8894, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:15S-24S. 2009
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  28. doi request reprint Infection after the surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: evaluation of the diagnosis, treatment, and impact on clinical outcomes
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:289-94. 2008
    ..Retrospective case-control...
  29. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus: an emerging problem in the athletic population
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:1924-9. 2005
    ..A thorough understanding of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is essential for the sports medicine physician to properly identify, treat, and control infectious outbreaks...
  30. ncbi request reprint The use of bone morphogenetic protein in lumbar spine surgery
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Instr Course Lect 58:677-88. 2009
    ..Two recombinant BMP proteins, rhBMP-2 and rhBMP-7 (OP-1), have been used successfully in preclinical and clinical trials and are commercially available for clinical applications...
  31. ncbi request reprint Does irradiation affect the clinical outcome of patellar tendon allograft ACL reconstruction?
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 14:885-96. 2006
    ..These data suggest that irradiation can be used to sterilize BPTB allograft without adversely affecting clinical outcome...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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)...
  35. doi request reprint Assessment of the posterior ligamentous complex following acute cervical spine trauma
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:583-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging in detecting injury to specific components of the posterior ligamentous complex of the cervical spine...
  36. doi request reprint Cervical spine injuries in American football
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Sports Med 39:697-708. 2009
    ..Still under constant debate is the decision to return to play for the athlete...
  37. doi request reprint Does incorrect level needle localization during anterior cervical discectomy and fusion lead to accelerated disc degeneration?
    Ahmad Nassr
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:189-92. 2009
    ..Retrospective radiographic analysis...
  38. doi request reprint Cervical laminectomy width and spinal cord drift are risk factors for postoperative C5 palsy
    Kris E Radcliff
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Spinal Disord Tech 27:86-92. 2014
    ..Postoperative C5 nerve palsy is a possible complication of CLF. It has been suggested that C5 nerve palsy may be due to posterior drift of the spinal cord related to a wide laminectomy trough...
  39. doi request reprint Defining the value of spine care
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 21:419-26. 2013
    ..Although no standard currently exists, estimates of cost should include both direct and indirect costs of care over an adequate time horizon. ..
  40. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive versus open posterior lumbar interbody fusion: a systematic review
    Gursukhman S Sidhu
    Rothman Institute and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1792-9. 2014
    ..Minimally invasive posterior lumbar interbody fusion (MIS PLIF) may be able to address these concerns, but the research on this topic has not been systematically reviewed...
  41. doi request reprint A comparison of the lenke and king classification systems in the surgical treatment of idiopathic thoracic scoliosis
    W Timothy Ward
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:52-60. 2008
    ..Retrospective case control study...
  42. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of knee dislocations. Surgical technique
    Anikar Chhabra
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Center for Sports Medicine, 3200 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1-21. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe our method of surgical treatment of knee dislocations with use of a standardized protocol and to report the clinical results...
  43. doi request reprint A novel classification system for traumatic central cord syndrome: the central cord injury scale (CCIS)
    Justin B Hohl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E238-43. 2010
    ..Retrospective study of 37 patients with traumatic central cord syndrome...
  44. ncbi request reprint Emergency evaluation, imaging, and classification of thoracolumbar injuries
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Instr Course Lect 58:619-28. 2009
    ..A total severity score is used in conjunction with the classification system to determine the treatment...
  45. doi request reprint A review of the TLICS system: a novel, user-friendly thoracolumbar trauma classification system
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acta Orthop 79:461-6. 2008
    ..A severity score is used in conjunction with the classification system to help guide treatment decisions. This classification system has been shown to have good inter- and intra-observer reliability...
  46. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of tibial inlay versus transtibial techniques for posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: analysis of knee kinematics and graft in situ forces
    Fabrizio Margheritini
    Musculoskeletal Research Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:587-93. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint The surgeon as a consultant for medical device manufacturers: what do our patients think?
    Mustafa H Khan
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2616-8; discussion 2619. 2007
    ..Patient survey...
  48. doi request reprint Defining value in spine care
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:4S-14S. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to review current methods for measuring outcomes and propose a means by which the value of spine care can be more clearly defined...
  49. ncbi request reprint The acutely dislocated knee: evaluation and management
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 12:334-46. 2004
    ..Important considerations in surgical management include surgical timing, graft selection, surgical technique, and postoperative rehabilitation...
  50. doi request reprint Demographic and financial implications of pediatric emergency department fracture manipulation
    W Timothy Ward
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:877-81. 2007
    ..The aims of this study are to quantify these parameters and gauge their impact on lifestyle and reimbursement...
  51. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus outbreak in a local high school football team unsuccessful interventions
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:841-3. 2005
    ..Nasal cultures and mupirocin were ineffective at predicting and controlling infection, respectively. Infections treated with beta-lactam antibiotics were at risk for recurrence...
  52. ncbi request reprint What's new in sports medicine
    Christopher D Harner
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, 3200 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1173-81. 2003
  53. ncbi request reprint The impact of trauma in an urban pediatric orthopaedic practice
    W Timothy Ward
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2759-64. 2006
    ..This study documents the frequency of and work involved in the care of pediatric orthopaedic trauma by a single urban pediatric orthopaedic group practice...
  54. ncbi request reprint Sacral intraspinal extradural primitive neuroectodermal tumor
    Volker Musahl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Spinal Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Liliane Kaufmann Building, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Spine J 8:1024-9. 2008
    ..The average survival after combination treatment including chemotherapy, radiation, and surgical resection is 20 months for the cases reported in the literature...
  55. ncbi request reprint The use of musculoskeletal allograft tissue in knee surgery
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Arthroscopy 19:51-66. 2003