Atul F Kamath

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Staged custom, intramedullary antibiotic spacers for severe segmental bone loss in infected total hip arthroplasty
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 2 Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Adv Orthop 2011:398954. 2011
  2. pmc Unplanned hip arthroplasty imposes clinical and cost burdens on treating institutions
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Cupp 1, 39th and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:4012-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Osteolytic pseudotumor after cemented total knee arthroplasty
    Matthew C Kinney
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 42:512-4. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Transfer of hip arthroplasty patients leads to increased cost and resource utilization in the receiving hospital
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Electronic address
    J Arthroplasty 28:1687-92. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Prospective results of uncemented tantalum monoblock tibia in total knee arthroplasty: minimum 5-year follow-up in patients younger than 55 years
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
    J Arthroplasty 26:1390-5. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of long tapered hydroxyapatite-coated stems in revision total hip arthroplasty
    Amun Makani
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Arthroplasty 29:827-30. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Porous tantalum patellar components in revision total knee arthroplasty minimum 5-year follow-up
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:82-7. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Revision total knee arthroplasty after severe notching of the anterior femoral cortex
    Matthew C Kinney
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Knee Surg 26:65-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The increased financial burden of further proposed orthopaedic resident work-hour reductions
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:e31. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of unplanned admission to the intensive care unit after total hip arthroplasty
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Gonda 14, Rm 130, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Arthroplasty 28:1345-8. 2013

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc Staged custom, intramedullary antibiotic spacers for severe segmental bone loss in infected total hip arthroplasty
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 2 Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Adv Orthop 2011:398954. 2011
    ..Benefits of this technique include limb salvage with maintenance of leg length, soft tissue tension, and functional status...
  2. pmc Unplanned hip arthroplasty imposes clinical and cost burdens on treating institutions
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Cupp 1, 39th and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:4012-9. 2013
    ..The financial impact of these procedures is not fully understood, as the costs of unplanned primary hip arthroplasties have not been studied previously...
  3. ncbi request reprint Osteolytic pseudotumor after cemented total knee arthroplasty
    Matthew C Kinney
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 42:512-4. 2013
    ..The diagnostic work-up and pathologic analysis are included in this report of a pseudotumor secondary to wear debris osteolysis. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Transfer of hip arthroplasty patients leads to increased cost and resource utilization in the receiving hospital
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Electronic address
    J Arthroplasty 28:1687-92. 2013
    ..04; P=0.003). Across all key metrics - including length of stay, mortality scoring, peri-operative complications, and direct and total costs - transferred patients more significantly strained the resources of our arthroplasty center. ..
  5. doi request reprint Prospective results of uncemented tantalum monoblock tibia in total knee arthroplasty: minimum 5-year follow-up in patients younger than 55 years
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
    J Arthroplasty 26:1390-5. 2011
    ..There were 3 uncemented group failures, but none were due to failure of fixation. The use of a porous tantalum tibia at minimum 5 years has yielded promising clinical and radiographic results in a younger patient population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of long tapered hydroxyapatite-coated stems in revision total hip arthroplasty
    Amun Makani
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Arthroplasty 29:827-30. 2014
    ..Our study suggests that long tapered HA coated revision femoral components can provide stable fixation and in-growth in cases where there is good proximal femoral bone stock and favorable canal geometry. ..
  7. doi request reprint Porous tantalum patellar components in revision total knee arthroplasty minimum 5-year follow-up
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:82-7. 2012
    ..Porous tantalum patellar components can provide fixation where severe bone loss precludes the use of traditional implants. Failures were associated with avascular residual bone and fixation of components to the extensor mechanism...
  8. doi request reprint Revision total knee arthroplasty after severe notching of the anterior femoral cortex
    Matthew C Kinney
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Knee Surg 26:65-7. 2013
    ..The severity of this lesion required the use of augments and an offset femoral stem for improved alignment during revision arthroplasty, which is described in this brief technical note...
  9. doi request reprint The increased financial burden of further proposed orthopaedic resident work-hour reductions
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:e31. 2011
    ..Recent proposals have included a further decrease in work hours to a total of fifty-six hours. The goal of this study was to determine the direct cost related to a further reduction in orthopaedic-resident work hours...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of unplanned admission to the intensive care unit after total hip arthroplasty
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Gonda 14, Rm 130, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Arthroplasty 28:1345-8. 2013
    ..2 (1.2, 10.6). The complication rate fell from 12.5% to 2%, and the mortality index decreased from 4.77 to 1.62. Triage according to selected risk factors affects a reduction in unplanned ICU admissions and major complications after THA. ..
  11. doi request reprint Steinman pin technique for the removal of well-fixed femoral stems
    Roshan P Shah
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Arthroplasty 28:292-5. 2013
    ..The goal of minimal bone loss is crucial. We present an adjunct technique for the removal of well-fixed femoral stems with the use of Steinman pins...
  12. doi request reprint Alternative bearings in total hip arthroplasty in the young patient
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Gonda 14, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 44:451-62. 2013
    ..Alternatives must be evaluated in terms of the risks and benefits associated with each articulation, and all new technologies must be carefully monitored over the long term. ..
  13. doi request reprint Trochlear inclination angles in normal and dysplastic knees
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Arthroplasty 28:214-9. 2013
    ..Positioning a trochlear patellofemoral arthroplasty component flush with the articular surface of the native trochlea would result in internal rotation malposition...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cement technique for reducing post-operative bursitis after trochanteric fixation
    Peter B Derman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Acta Orthop Belg 79:107-10. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Managing massive bone loss after infected total knee arthroplasty with a custom-made spacer
    Atul F Kamath
    University of Pennsylvania Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Technol Int 22:307-12. 2012
    ..This technique and custom spacer serve as an alternative for managing significant bone loss in infected knee arthroplasty...
  16. ncbi request reprint Minimum two-year outcomes of modular bicompartmental knee arthroplasty
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Arthroplasty 29:75-9. 2014
    ..One patient underwent conversion to total knee arthroplasty at 3 years for knee instability. There were no cases of patellar instability, implant loosening or wear, or progressive arthritis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported activity levels after successful treatment of infected total knee arthroplasty
    Tae Won B Kim
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:81-5. 2012
    ..These results can be used to help manage patient expectations after successful treatment of these periprosthetic knee infections...
  18. pmc Total knee arthroplasty in hemophiliacs: gains in range of motion realized beyond twelve months postoperatively
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Clin Orthop Surg 4:121-8. 2012
    ..Hemophiliacs have extrinsic tightness from quadriceps and flexion contractures. We sought to examine the effect of a focused physical therapy regimen geared to hemophilic total knee arthroplasty...
  19. doi request reprint Unplanned admission to the intensive care unit after total hip arthroplasty
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:1027-32.e1-2. 2012
    ..With 1 risk factor, the risk of ICU admission was 40%, 2 (75%), 3 (93.5%), 4 (98.5%), and 5 (>99%). A prospective study of these risk factors is needed to establish a threshold for planned ICU admission...
  20. doi request reprint Impaction bone grafting with proximal and distal femoral arthroplasty
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Arthroplasty 26:1520-6. 2011
    ..The procedure reconstitutes necessary bone stock, improves stress shielding, and provides immediate fixation in capacious canals...
  21. doi request reprint Modern total hip arthroplasty in patients younger than 21 years
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:402-8. 2012
    ..At intermediate-term follow-up, clinical and radiographic results are favorable after alternative-bearing THA in patients younger than 21 years...
  22. doi request reprint Bipolar sealing in revision total hip arthroplasty for infection: efficacy and cost analysis
    R Carter Clement
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:1376-81. 2012
    ..The decreases in total blood loss and perioperative hemoglobin decline, along with financial savings, may support the use of bipolar sealing in infected revision THA...
  23. pmc Ethnic and gender differences in the functional disparities after primary total knee arthroplasty
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:3355-61. 2010
    ..Whether these benefits apply equally across gender and ethnic groups is unclear. Given the underuse of TKA among certain demographic groups, it is important to understand whether gender or ethnicity influence pain and function after TKA...
  24. pmc Breakout session: Gender and ethnic disparities in pain management
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:1962-6. 2011
    ..Treatment of pain must account for biochemical as well as social and economic factors. Sex, gender, and ethnic differences exist in the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and provision of care for patients with pain...
  25. doi request reprint Suture anchor repair of patellar tendon rupture after total knee arthroplasty
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Knee Surg 26:S128-31. 2013
    ..The technique must be evaluated in more patients with longer follow-up before adoption. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Mating of a PROSTALAC spacer with an intramedullary nail for reconstruction of an infected interprosthetic femoral shaft fracture: a case report
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 20:263-8. 2012
    ..Mating of an intramedullary nail with a PROSTALAC spacer is a viable reconstructive option...
  27. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of total hip arthroplasty in spastic patients
    Hassan Alosh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Arthroplasty 29:1566-70. 2014
    ..There were no dislocations in this group. Patients with spasticity can benefit from THA in terms of pain relief and improved mobility with relatively low complications. ..
  28. doi request reprint Suture anchor repair of quadriceps tendon rupture after total knee arthroplasty
    Tae Won B Kim
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Arthroplasty 26:817-20. 2011
    ..The procedure has been performed in a total of 3 patients. A surgical technique and brief review of the literature follows. Suture anchor fixation of the quadriceps tendon is a viable option in the setting of rupture after TKA...
  29. pmc Unexplained fractures: child abuse or bone disease? A systematic review
    Nirav K Pandya
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:805-12. 2011
    ..Unexplained fractures are of particular concern to the orthopaedic surgeon, who must often consider alternative diagnoses to CAN...
  30. doi request reprint Early effects of resident work-hour restrictions on patient safety: a systematic review and plea for improved studies
    Keith Baldwin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:e5. 2011
    ..This systematic review of the literature was designed to determine the success of these restrictions in terms of patient mortality, medical errors, and complications...
  31. ncbi request reprint Converting between high- and low-sensitivity C-reactive protein in the assessment of periprosthetic joint infection
    Michael T Milone
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
    J Arthroplasty 29:685-9. 2014
    ..Hs-CRP was no different from Ls-CRP after unit conversion, and regression analyses suggested conversion factors that approximated 10. Hs-CRP and Ls-CRP have equivalent utility in the diagnosis of infected joint arthroplasty...
  32. pmc Operative versus non-operative management of pediatric medial epicondyle fractures: a systematic review
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 2nd Floor, Silverstein Building, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    J Child Orthop 3:345-57. 2009
    ..This systematic review evaluated non-operative versus operative treatment of medial epicondyle fractures in pediatric and adolescent patients over the last six decades...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hip arthroscopy for labral tears: review of clinical outcomes with 4.8-year mean follow-up
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Sports Med 37:1721-7. 2009
    ..Arthroscopy of the hip joint is a relatively new diagnostic and therapeutic option for labral tears...
  34. doi request reprint Total hip arthroplasty with porous metal cups following acetabular fracture
    Atul F Kamath
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
    Hip Int 23:465-71. 2013
    ..Longer follow-up will determine whether porous metal is a durable option in the management of prior acetabular fracture. ..