R G Marx

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital for Special Surgery
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Surgical technique: medial collateral ligament reconstruction using Achilles allograft for combined knee ligament injury
    Robert G Marx
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:798-805. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Multirater agreement of arthroscopic grading of knee articular cartilage
    Robert G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service and Foster Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:1654-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Complications following hamstring anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with femoral cross-pin fixation
    Robert G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Arthroscopy 21:762. 2005
  4. pmc Indications for surgery in clinical outcome studies of rotator cuff repair
    Robert G Marx
    Foster Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:450-6. 2009
  5. pmc Displacement of the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus into posterolateral compartment: an unusual injury pattern
    Robert G Marx
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    HSS J 5:9-11. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring improvement following total hip and knee arthroplasty using patient-based measures of outcome
    Robert G Marx
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1999-2005. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Knee rating scales
    Robert G Marx
    Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Arthroscopy 19:1103-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and attitudes of members of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons regarding the treatment of anterior cruciate ligament injury
    Robert G Marx
    Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Arthroscopy 19:762-70. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparison of two time intervals for test-retest reliability of health status instruments
    Robert G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:730-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of arthrosis following dislocation of the shoulder: a case-control study
    Robert G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:1-5. 2002

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. pmc Surgical technique: medial collateral ligament reconstruction using Achilles allograft for combined knee ligament injury
    Robert G Marx
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:798-805. 2012
    ..Therefore, we implemented a technique that uses Achilles allograft, small incisions, and anatomic insertions to reconstruct the MCL...
  2. ncbi request reprint Multirater agreement of arthroscopic grading of knee articular cartilage
    Robert G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service and Foster Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:1654-7. 2005
    ..The validity of the classification of such injuries is critical for prospective multicenter studies. The agreement among multiple surgeons at different institutions for articular cartilage lesions has not been established...
  3. ncbi request reprint Complications following hamstring anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with femoral cross-pin fixation
    Robert G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Arthroscopy 21:762. 2005
    ..Surgeons who use cross-pin fixation should pay close attention so as not to leave the cross-pin proud laterally or medially to avoid the necessity of reoperation for hardware removal...
  4. pmc Indications for surgery in clinical outcome studies of rotator cuff repair
    Robert G Marx
    Foster Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:450-6. 2009
    ..Level of Evidence: Level III, prognostic study. See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  5. pmc Displacement of the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus into posterolateral compartment: an unusual injury pattern
    Robert G Marx
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    HSS J 5:9-11. 2009
    ..We recommend to surgeons who encounter an absent posterior horn of the lateral meniscus to consider this injury pattern...
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring improvement following total hip and knee arthroplasty using patient-based measures of outcome
    Robert G Marx
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1999-2005. 2005
    ..The goal of the present study was to evaluate the ability of health-status instruments to measure early functional recovery after total hip and total knee arthroplasty...
  7. ncbi request reprint Knee rating scales
    Robert G Marx
    Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Arthroscopy 19:1103-8. 2003
    ..Clinical researchers should also use a validated activity rating scale to evaluate what patients are doing, in addition to how they are doing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and attitudes of members of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons regarding the treatment of anterior cruciate ligament injury
    Robert G Marx
    Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Arthroscopy 19:762-70. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparison of two time intervals for test-retest reliability of health status instruments
    Robert G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:730-5. 2003
    ..There were no statistically significant differences in the test-retest reliability (intraclass correlation coefficient and limits of agreement statistics) for the two time intervals...
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of arthrosis following dislocation of the shoulder: a case-control study
    Robert G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:1-5. 2002
    ..5 (P =.003). The risk of developing severe arthrosis of the shoulder is between 10 and 20 times greater for individuals who have had a dislocation of the shoulder...
  11. doi request reprint Reliability of lower extremity alignment measurement using radiographs and PACS
    R G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:1693-8. 2011
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of four knee outcome scales for athletic patients
    R G Marx
    Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:1459-69. 2001
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Sports fellowships
    Robert G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 449:249-54. 2006
  14. doi request reprint Allograft reconstruction for symptomatic chronic complete proximal hamstring tendon avulsion
    Robert G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service and the Foster Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 17:19-23. 2009
    ..This procedure should be considered as a salvage operation as the patients did not return to completely normal function and demonstrated hamstring weakness on the operated side...
  15. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of an activity rating scale for disorders of the knee
    R G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 29:213-8. 2001
    ..002), indicating divergent validity. This instrument will facilitate generalizability of results and allow more accurate comparisons among patient groups in outcomes research in sports medicine...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction on the risk of knee reinjury
    Warren R Dunn
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:1906-14. 2004
    ..Although there is evidence that very active, young patients are better served with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, there is a lack of objective data demonstrating that future knee injury is prevented by these procedures...
  17. doi request reprint Symptomatic pulmonary embolism after outpatient arthroscopic procedures of the knee: the incidence and risk factors in 418,323 arthroscopies
    I Hetsroni
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East, 70th Street, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:47-51. 2011
    ....
  18. pmc Risk factors for readmission and revision surgery following rotator cuff repair
    Seth L Sherman
    Foster Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:608-13. 2008
    ..The shift toward out-patient surgery mirrors the shift from open to arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. The finding that surgeon volume is a predictor of revision RCR reflects the findings in other orthopaedic procedures...
  19. ncbi request reprint Fractures about the orbit in professional American football players
    R J Williams
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery-Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 29:55-7. 2001
    ..Ultimately, 17 (89%) players with orbital fractures were able to return to full football activities. Two patients were unable to resume their careers because of residual visual impairment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for symptomatic thromboembolic events after shoulder arthroplasty
    Stephen Lyman
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 448:152-6. 2006
    ..LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Prognostic study, Level II (retrospective study). See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  21. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament revision reconstruction: two-year results from the MOON cohort
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Knee Surg 20:308-11. 2007
  22. doi request reprint Epidemiology of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: trends, readmissions, and subsequent knee surgery
    Stephen Lyman
    Foster Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2321-8. 2009
    ..We sought to identify the frequency of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, the rates of subsequent operations and readmissions, and potential predictors of these outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint Hockey injuries: a pediatric sport update
    Michael K Shindle
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 22:54-60. 2010
    ..Ice hockey is a fast-paced sport played by an increasing number of children and teens across the nation...
  24. doi request reprint Graft selection for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a level I systematic review comparing failure rates and functional outcomes
    Keith R Reinhardt
    Orthop Clin North Am 41:249-62. 2010
    ..In addition, this review discusses mechanical considerations related to different allograft tissues...
  25. ncbi request reprint Multirater agreement of arthroscopic meniscal lesions
    Warren R Dunn
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:1937-40. 2004
    ..There are no studies investigating the reproducibility of arthroscopic classification of meniscal pathology among multiple surgeons at different institutions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reliability and accuracy of MRI scanogram in the evaluation of limb length discrepancy
    Anne H Leitzes
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:747-9. 2005
    ..MRI scanogram merits clinical study and comparison with the traditional radiographic scanogram method for measurement of limb length...
  27. ncbi request reprint The microfracture technique for the treatment of articular cartilage lesions in the knee. A prospective cohort study
    Kai Mithoefer
    Institute for Cartilage Repair, The Hospital for Special Surgery, 525 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1911-20. 2005
    ..The purpose of our study was to identify the factors that affect the clinical outcome from this cartilage repair technique...
  28. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis following shoulder instability
    Robert H Brophy
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70 th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Sports Med 24:47-56. 2005
    ..Outcomes are generally satisfactory, although not as good as in patients with primary osteoarthritis, and there is a higher risk of revision surgery...
  29. ncbi request reprint Advancements in the surgical and alternative treatment of arthritis
    Stephen Lyman
    Foster Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 17:129-33. 2005
    ..Increasing attention has also been focused on the relation between surgeon or hospital case load and the quality of outcomes after surgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patient factors affecting autologous and allogeneic blood transfusion rates in total hip arthroplasty
    R G Marx
    Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Orthop 30:867-71. 2001
    ..These patients were also least likely to predonate blood, likely because of their comorbid status...
  31. ncbi request reprint Stress fracture sites related to underlying bone health in athletic females
    R G Marx
    Women's Sports Medicine Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 11:73-6. 2001
    ..We recommend that young females who have documented stress fractures of cancellous bone or cortical bone (with risk factors for osteopenia) undergo bone density evaluation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Variation in orthopaedic surgeons' perceptions about the indications for rotator cuff surgery
    Warren R Dunn
    The Hospital for Special Surgery, 525 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1978-84. 2005
    ..The purpose of the current study was to characterize orthopaedic surgeons' attitudes concerning medical decision-making about rotator cuff surgery and to investigate the associations between these beliefs and reported surgical volumes...
  33. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the methodological quality of research published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine
    Robert H Brophy
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:1812-5. 2005
    ..Evidence-based medicine has become a popular topic in academic medicine during the past several decades and more recently in orthopaedics and sports medicine...
  34. pmc A systematic review of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation: part I: continuous passive motion, early weight bearing, postoperative bracing, and home-based rehabilitation
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Knee Surg 21:217-24. 2008
    ..Topics discussed in this part of the article include continuous passive motion, early weight bearing in motion, postoperative bracing, and home-based rehabilitation...
  35. pmc A systematic review of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation: part II: open versus closed kinetic chain exercises, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, accelerated rehabilitation, and miscellaneous topics
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Knee Surg 21:225-34. 2008
    ..This part of the article discusses open versus closed kinetic chain exercises, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, accelerated rehabilitation, and miscellaneous topics...
  36. ncbi request reprint Surgical anatomy of the triceps brachii tendon: anatomical study and clinical correlation
    Michael Madsen
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1839-43. 2006
    ..An observation at the time of surgical repair of a triceps tendon injury led to an anatomical study to further define the anatomy of this tendon as it inserts on the olecranon...
  37. ncbi request reprint Sideline orthopedic emergencies in the young athlete
    Robert G Marx
    Sports Medicine Institute for Young Athletes, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Pediatr Ann 31:60-70. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Indications for rotator cuff repair: a systematic review
    Luke S Oh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 455:52-63. 2007
    ..Further research is required to define the indications for surgery for full thickness rotator cuff tears. However, the design and conduct of an ethical study to obtain Level I evidence on this issue will be a major challenge...
  39. ncbi request reprint Overuse injuries of the upper extremity in tennis players
    R G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Sports Med 20:439-51. 2001
    ..Several overuse injuries can affect the upper extremity of tennis players. A thorough understanding of anatomy and knowledge of these common conditions and their treatment facilitates the management of these athletes...
  40. ncbi request reprint American collegiate men's ice hockey: an analysis of injuries
    Kyle Flik
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:183-7. 2005
    ..Reported rates and types of ice hockey injuries have been variable. Ice hockey combines tremendous speeds with aggressive physical play and therefore has great inherent potential for injury...
  41. ncbi request reprint Measurement of shoulder activity level
    Robert H Brophy
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service and the Foster Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 439:101-8. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Measurement variance in limb length discrepancy: clinical and radiographic assessment of interobserver and intraobserver variability
    Michael A Terry
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:197-201. 2005
    ..The ideal radiographic measurement technique would have high reliability and accuracy and would minimize or eliminate radiation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Validity of same-side reoperation after total hip and knee arthroplasty using administrative databases
    Stephen Lyman
    Foster Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery 10021, USA
    J Knee Surg 22:17-20. 2009
    ..Studies using these data should be aware of this limitation, and efforts should be made to limit reoperation to revision THA and TKA...
  44. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trials in knee surgery
    Robert G Marx
    Foster Center for Clinical Outcome and the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Knee Surg 18:65-8. 2005
    ..This research methodology is important to allow us to base our decision-making for patients on solid evidence to ultimately improve patient care...
  45. pmc New approaches to shoulder surgery: editorial comment
    Robert G Marx
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:562. 2008
  46. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee?
    Robert G Marx
    N Engl J Med 359:1169-70. 2008
  47. ncbi request reprint Risk of tearing the intact anterior cruciate ligament in the contralateral knee and rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament graft during the first 2 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective MOON cohort study
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1131-4. 2007
    ..Clinicians have hypothesized that the opposite normal knee is at equal or increased risk compared with the risk of anterior cruciate ligament graft rupture in the operated knee...
  48. ncbi request reprint Chondral resurfacing of articular cartilage defects in the knee with the microfracture technique. Surgical technique
    Kai Mithoefer
    Harvard Vanguard Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 291 Independence Drive, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:294-304. 2006
    ..The purpose of our study was to identify the factors that affect the clinical outcome from this cartilage repair technique...
  49. ncbi request reprint Patients undergoing knee surgery provided accurate ratings of preoperative quality of life and function 2 weeks after surgery
    Dianne Bryant
    School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Elborn College, Room 1438, London, Ontario N6G 1H1, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:984-93. 2006
    ..To evaluate patients' ability to recall their preoperative self-reported quality of life, function, and general health 2 weeks postoperatively...
  50. ncbi request reprint High-impact athletics after knee articular cartilage repair: a prospective evaluation of the microfracture technique
    Kai Mithoefer
    Harvard Vanguard Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1413-8. 2006
    ..Knee articular cartilage injuries in athletes present a therapeutic challenge and have been identified as an important cause of permanent disability because of the high mechanical joint stresses in athletes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Knee-specific quality-of-life instruments: which ones measure symptoms and disabilities most important to patients?
    Suzanne M Tanner
    Gundersen Lutheran Sports Medicine, Onalaska, WI 54650, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1450-8. 2007
    ..Knee-specific quality-of-life instruments are commonly used outcome measures. However, they have not been compared for their ability to detect symptoms and disabilities important to patients...
  52. doi request reprint Sports participation after shoulder replacement surgery
    Eric C McCarty
    C U Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 311 Mapleton Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304, USA eric mccarty uchsc edu
    Am J Sports Med 36:1577-81. 2008
    ..However, the return to general sporting activities after shoulder replacement surgery has not been well documented. With improved implant survivorship, patient expectation of function is high...