Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle

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Affiliation: Hospital for Special Surgery
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The metabolic syndrome in patients undergoing knee and hip arthroplasty: trends and in-hospital outcomes in the United States
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:1743-1749.e1. 2012
  2. pmc VKORC1 variant genotypes influence warfarin response in patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty: a pilot study
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1773-80. 2009
  3. pmc The utility and precision of analogue and digital preoperative planning for total hip arthroplasty
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int Orthop 32:289-94. 2008
  4. pmc Favourable mid-term results of the VerSys CT polished cemented femoral stem for total hip arthroplasty
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Int Orthop 30:381-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of infection in bilateral total hip arthroplasty: a comparison of single-stage 565 bilateral procedures performed with 1 or 2 sets of instruments
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 21:157-60. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Metallic shedding, surface finish changes, and extensive femoral osteolysis in the loose Spectron EF stem
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 442:165-70. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Backside wear is low in retrieved modern, modular, and nonmodular acetabular liners
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 440:184-91. 2005
  8. pmc Aspirin for elective hip and knee arthroplasty: a multimodal thromboprophylaxis protocol
    Ettore Vulcano
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int Orthop 36:1995-2002. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism is rare with a multimodal prophylaxis protocol after total hip arthroplasty
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 444:146-53. 2006
  10. pmc Bilateral total knee arthroplasty: risk factors for major morbidity and mortality
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:784-90. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint The metabolic syndrome in patients undergoing knee and hip arthroplasty: trends and in-hospital outcomes in the United States
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:1743-1749.e1. 2012
    ..Given the increasing rates of MetS and its association with higher risk for major complications among total joint arthroplasty recipients, further research into the impact of this disease complex is warranted...
  2. pmc VKORC1 variant genotypes influence warfarin response in patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty: a pilot study
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1773-80. 2009
    ..This may allow an adjusted pharmacogenetic-based warfarin dose to optimize anticoagulation, reducing postoperative risks of bleeding and thrombosis or embolism...
  3. pmc The utility and precision of analogue and digital preoperative planning for total hip arthroplasty
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int Orthop 32:289-94. 2008
    ..The sources of error were not clearly explained by variations in magnification. Inconsistent positioning of the magnification marker may jeopardise the safe implementation of digital templating...
  4. pmc Favourable mid-term results of the VerSys CT polished cemented femoral stem for total hip arthroplasty
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Int Orthop 30:381-6. 2006
    ..This modern polished stem yielded excellent, predictable clinical and radiographic results at an intermediate follow-up...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of infection in bilateral total hip arthroplasty: a comparison of single-stage 565 bilateral procedures performed with 1 or 2 sets of instruments
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 21:157-60. 2006
    ..Based on this experience, the use of the same set of instruments for the second side in the operating conditions described in this study appears safe...
  6. ncbi request reprint Metallic shedding, surface finish changes, and extensive femoral osteolysis in the loose Spectron EF stem
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 442:165-70. 2006
    ..Level of Evidence: Therapeutic study, Level III (retrospective comparative study). See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Backside wear is low in retrieved modern, modular, and nonmodular acetabular liners
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 440:184-91. 2005
    ..Nonmodular acetabular cups had a low backside wear in vivo...
  8. pmc Aspirin for elective hip and knee arthroplasty: a multimodal thromboprophylaxis protocol
    Ettore Vulcano
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int Orthop 36:1995-2002. 2012
    ..We determined the 90-day rate of venous thromboembolism (VTE), other complications and mortality in patients who underwent primary elective hip and knee replacement surgery with multimodal thromboprophylaxis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism is rare with a multimodal prophylaxis protocol after total hip arthroplasty
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 444:146-53. 2006
    ..Level of Evidence: Therapeutic study, Level IV (case series). See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  10. pmc Bilateral total knee arthroplasty: risk factors for major morbidity and mortality
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:784-90. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine the incidence and patient-related risk factors for major morbidity and mortality among patients undergoing BTKA...
  11. ncbi request reprint Wear and periprosthetic osteolysis in a match-paired study of modular and nonmodular uncemented acetabular cups
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    J Arthroplasty 19:972-7. 2004
    ..43 mm (range, 0-1.45 mm) (P.99). One patient in each group presented with periacetabular osteolysis (P.99). There was no difference in the wear rate and prevalence of periprosthetic osteolysis between the 2 groups...
  12. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of multimodal thromboprophylaxis following total knee arthroplasty: a comparative study of preferential aspirin vs. routine coumadin chemoprophylaxis
    Mark W Gesell
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 28:575-9. 2013
    ..03). Multimodal thromboprophylaxis with aspirin given to the majority of patients at a low VTE risk is safe and effective in patients undergoing primary TKA...
  13. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic thromboembolism after one-stage bilateral THA with a multimodal prophylaxis protocol
    Burak Beksac
    Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 463:114-9. 2007
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  14. pmc Does limb preconditioning reduce pain after total knee arthroplasty? A randomized, double-blind study
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1467-74. 2014
    ..Ischemic preconditioning of tissue before inducing procedure-related underperfusion may reduce the postoperative inflammatory response, which further may reduce associated pain...
  15. ncbi request reprint The precision and usefulness of preoperative planning for cemented and hybrid primary total hip arthroplasty
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 20:51-8. 2005
    ..71 mm. Preoperative planning is useful to predict the implant size, position, and alignment, to restore the center of rotation, and to equalize limb length...
  16. pmc Wear is reduced in THA performed with highly cross-linked polyethylene
    Burak Beksac
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1765-72. 2009
    ..8-23.8), respectively. Periprosthetic osteolysis occurred in two and eight hips in the HCLPE and CPE groups, respectively. Longer followup is needed to determine if these findings will result in improved implant survivorship...
  17. ncbi request reprint Demographics, outcomes, and risk factors for adverse events associated with primary and revision total hip arthroplasties in the United States
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 39:E72-7. 2010
    ..Additional studies are warranted to determine causal relationships...
  18. pmc Potent anticoagulants are associated with a higher all-cause mortality rate after hip and knee arthroplasty
    Nigel E Sharrock
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:714-21. 2008
    ..4 and 0.52, respectively). Clinical pulmonary embolus occurs despite the use of anticoagulants. Group A anticoagulants were associated with the highest all-cause mortality of the three modalities studied...
  19. ncbi request reprint Late fiber metal shedding of the first and second-generation Harris Galante acetabular component. A report of 5 cases
    David J Mayman
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 22:624-9. 2007
    ..Fiber metal separation may contribute to long-term loosening in the Harris Galante acetabular component...
  20. ncbi request reprint The infected total hip arthroplasty
    Eduardo A Salvati
    Hip and Knee Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Instr Course Lect 52:223-45. 2003
    ..Treatment consists of incision and debridement. Before surgery, the patient should be in good dental health, have good nutritional status, and should be free of infection in any organ system that can later seed the artificial joint...
  21. pmc Perioperative outcomes after unilateral and bilateral total knee arthroplasty
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 111:1206-16. 2009
    ..The authors sought to study differences in perioperative outcomes between unilateral and BTKA and to further compare BTKAs performed during the same versus different operations during the same hospitalization...
  22. pmc In-hospital complications and mortality of unilateral, bilateral, and revision TKA: based on an estimate of 4,159,661 discharges
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:2617-27. 2008
    ..Outcomes for patients undergoing RTKA for most variables were similar to those for UTKA. BTKA, advanced age, and male gender were independent risk factors for complications and mortality after TKA...
  23. pmc Risk factors for pulmonary embolism after hip and knee arthroplasty: a population-based study
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY, USA
    Int Orthop 33:1739-45. 2009
    ..Our findings may be useful in stratifying the individual patient's risk of PE after surgery...
  24. pmc Perioperative morbidity and mortality of same-day bilateral TKAs: incidence and risk factors
    Lazaros Poultsides
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:111-20. 2014
    ..Controversy persists regarding the safety of same-day bilateral TKAs, and indications for same-day versus staged bilateral surgery need to be clarified...
  25. pmc In-hospital patient falls after total joint arthroplasty: incidence, demographics, and risk factors in the United States
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:823-8.e1. 2012
    ..In-hospital mortality, complications, and cost were higher in patients sustaining IF. Given the associated morbidity, mortality, and increased cost, resources should be allocated to minimize the risk of IF in this population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Extravascular compression of the femoral vein due to wear debris-induced iliopsoas bursitis: a rare cause of leg swelling after total hip arthroplasty
    Burak Beksac
    Hip and Knee Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Arthroplasty 22:453-6. 2007
    ..A second recurrence was detected and treated with revision surgery. We present the diagnosis and the treatment of this rare cause of late, unilateral leg swelling after total hip arthroplasty together with a review of the literature...
  27. ncbi request reprint No need for routine closed suction drainage in elective arthroplasty of the hip: a prospective randomized trial in 104 operations
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    The Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70 Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Acta Orthop Scand 75:30-3. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the utility of closed suction drainage (CSD) in elective total hip arthroplasty (THA)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Thromboembolic disease after total hip arthroplasty: who is at risk?
    Burak Beksac
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 453:211-24. 2006
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  29. ncbi request reprint Failure of free vascularized fibular graft for osteonecrosis of the femoral head: a histopathologic study of 6 cases
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 20:331-6. 2005
    ..Therefore, the risks and benefits of the vascular anastomosis, which in these cases provided no viability to the graft, should be re-evaluated. These findings were observed in failed cases and cannot be extrapolated to successful ones...
  30. doi request reprint Trends in in-hospital major morbidity and mortality after total joint arthroplasty: United States 1998-2008
    Meghan Kirksey
    Department of Anesthesiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell, New York, NY, USA
    Anesth Analg 115:321-7. 2012
    ..The use of total joint arthroplasties is increasing worldwide. In this work we aim to elucidate recent trends in demographics and perioperative outcomes of patients undergoing total hip (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA)...
  31. pmc Trends in bilateral total knee arthroplasties: 153,259 discharges between 1990 and 2004
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1568-76. 2009
    ..Level of Evidence: Level II, prognostic study. See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  32. pmc Range of motion and function are similar in patients undergoing TKA with posterior stabilised and high-flexion inserts
    Aamer Malik
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Int Orthop 34:965-72. 2010
    ..Patients with a preoperative ROM of at least 120° showed similar results. Our study found that one year after surgery, patients who underwent TKA with a PS or an HF insert achieved similar flexion, ROM, and function...
  33. ncbi request reprint Variations in surgeons' recovery expectations for patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty: a survey of the AAHKS membership
    Christopher J Dy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 28:401-5. 2013
    ..There was no association between surgeon RE and practice demographics. Wide variations in RE were observed, especially among high expectation patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Thromboembolism following total hip replacement
    Eduardo A Salvati
    The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:325-40. 2003
    ..In this review, we will concentrate on the main preventive measures that the medical and surgical team should implement prior to, during, and immediately after surgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint All-cause in-hospital complications and urinary tract infections increased in obese patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty
    Matthew P Abdel
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York
    J Arthroplasty 29:1430-4. 2014
    ..In summary, obese patients undergoing primary TKA are at increased risk for all-cause in-hospital complications and urinary tract infections and are more likely to be discharged to a rehabilitation facility. ..