Denis Nam

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital for Special Surgery
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Leg-length inequalities following THA based on surgical technique
    Denis Nam
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Orthopedics 36:e395-400. 2013
  2. doi Patient specific cutting guides versus an imageless, computer-assisted surgery system in total knee arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Knee 20:263-7. 2013
  3. doi A comparison of two resurfacing arthroplasty implants: medium-term clinical and radiographic results
    Denis Nam
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hip Int 22:566-73. 2012
  4. pmc Emerging ideas: Instability-induced periprosthetic osteolysis is not dependent on the fibrous tissue interface
    Denis Nam
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Division, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:1758-62. 2013
  5. doi Cadaveric results of an accelerometer based, extramedullary navigation system for the tibial resection in total knee arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Knee 19:617-21. 2012
  6. ncbi Patient-specific instrumentation in total knee arthroplasty: a review
    Denis Nam
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th Street, New York 10021, NY, USA
    J Knee Surg 25:213-9. 2012
  7. doi Cadaveric analysis of an accelerometer-based portable navigation device for distal femoral cutting block alignment in total knee arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Comput Aided Surg 17:205-10. 2012
  8. doi Rotator cuff tear arthropathy: evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment: AAOS exhibit selection
    Denis Nam
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e34. 2012
  9. doi The safety and efficacy of one-stage bilateral metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    Hip Int 22:100-6. 2012
  10. doi Radiographic results of an accelerometer-based, handheld surgical navigation system for the tibial resection in total knee arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NewYork 10021, USA
    Orthopedics 34:e615-21. 2011

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi Leg-length inequalities following THA based on surgical technique
    Denis Nam
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Orthopedics 36:e395-400. 2013
    ..8±3.9, 3.9±3.0, and 3.9±2.7 mm, respectively. The anterior and posterior-navigated approaches demonstrated no superiority over the conventional posterior approach; all methods provided reliable leg-length equalization...
  2. doi Patient specific cutting guides versus an imageless, computer-assisted surgery system in total knee arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Knee 20:263-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the alignment accuracy of PSC to an imageless CAS system in TKA...
  3. doi A comparison of two resurfacing arthroplasty implants: medium-term clinical and radiographic results
    Denis Nam
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hip Int 22:566-73. 2012
    ..001). Both cohorts demonstrated excellent Kaplan-Meier 5-year survival rates (96.9% in the C+ cohort, and 96.4% in the BHR cohort). Overall both implants appear to perform well in the medium term...
  4. pmc Emerging ideas: Instability-induced periprosthetic osteolysis is not dependent on the fibrous tissue interface
    Denis Nam
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Division, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:1758-62. 2013
    ..However, the exact role of this fibrous tissue in causing periprosthetic osteolysis attributable to instability remains unknown...
  5. doi Cadaveric results of an accelerometer based, extramedullary navigation system for the tibial resection in total knee arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Knee 19:617-21. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy and time associated with the use of an accelerometer based, extramedullary surgical navigation system for performing the tibial resection...
  6. ncbi Patient-specific instrumentation in total knee arthroplasty: a review
    Denis Nam
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th Street, New York 10021, NY, USA
    J Knee Surg 25:213-9. 2012
    ..This article will review the evolution of surgical techniques in TKA, the development of patient-specific cutting blocks, surgical considerations, and the literature associated with this new technology...
  7. doi Cadaveric analysis of an accelerometer-based portable navigation device for distal femoral cutting block alignment in total knee arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Comput Aided Surg 17:205-10. 2012
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  8. doi Rotator cuff tear arthropathy: evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment: AAOS exhibit selection
    Denis Nam
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e34. 2012
    ....
  9. doi The safety and efficacy of one-stage bilateral metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    Hip Int 22:100-6. 2012
    ..A single-stage procedure carries an acceptable complication risk, requires a low rate of homologous blood transfusion, and has a low rate of local and systemic complications when performed in the appropriately selected patient...
  10. doi Radiographic results of an accelerometer-based, handheld surgical navigation system for the tibial resection in total knee arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NewYork 10021, USA
    Orthopedics 34:e615-21. 2011
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  11. doi Observations on retrieved humeral polyethylene components from reverse total shoulder arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:1003-12. 2010
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  12. ncbi Posterior cruciate ligament resection for ganglion cyst and associated ligament degeneration
    Denis Nam
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 40:E110-4. 2011
    ..It can result in a large increase in range of motion and function...
  13. doi Radiographic analysis of a hand-held surgical navigation system for tibial resection in total knee arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 26:1527-33. 2011
    ..2% of the components were placed within 3° ± 2° to the mechanical axis in the sagittal plane. The KneeAlign greatly improves the accuracy of tibial component alignment in TKA...
  14. doi Observations on retrieved glenoid components from total shoulder arthroplasty
    Shane J Nho
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:371-8. 2009
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  15. doi Recutting the distal femur to increase maximal knee extension during TKA causes coronal plane laxity in mid-flexion
    Michael B Cross
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Knee 19:875-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify the effects of distal femoral cut height on maximal knee extension and coronal plane knee laxity...
  16. doi The effect of medial condylar bone loss of the knee on coronal plane stability--a cadaveric study
    Denis Nam
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Knee 19:640-3. 2012
    ..The quantitative effects of medial bone loss of the knee on both leg alignment and coronal plane stability are poorly understood...
  17. doi Accelerometer-based computer navigation for performing the distal femoral resection in total knee arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:1717-22. 2012
    ..The KneeAlign 2 is highly accurate in positioning the femoral component in TKA, and accelerometer-based navigation is able to reliably determine the hip center of rotation and femoral mechanical axis...
  18. doi Accelerometer-based, portable navigation vs imageless, large-console computer-assisted navigation in total knee arthroplasty: a comparison of radiographic results
    Denis Nam
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Arthroplasty 28:255-61. 2013
    ..1 ± 10.2 minutes vs 54.1 ± 10.5 minutes in the AchieveCAS cohort (P < .01). Accelerometer-based, portable navigation is as accurate as large-console, imageless CAS systems in TKA...
  19. doi Patient-specific instrumentation for total knee arthroplasty: a review
    Michael P Ast
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 43:e17-22. 2012
    ..As with all technology, further studies are necessary, but there is much interest in this technology as medicine enters the age of increased patient burden and an increased emphasis on efficiency...
  20. pmc Durable fixation achieved with medialized, high hip center cementless THAs for Crowe II and III dysplasia
    Danyal H Nawabi
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:630-6. 2014
    ..Despite poor results with cemented components, intermediate-term results with cementless cups at a high hip center have been promising, but there are few reports at long-term followup without bone graft...
  21. ncbi Preoperative templating and its intraoperative applications for hip resurfacing arthroplasty
    Alexander S McLawhorn
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 41:E157-62. 2012
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  22. pmc Intraarticular analgesia versus epidural plus femoral nerve block after TKA: a randomized, double-blind trial
    Keith R Reinhardt
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Division, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1400-8. 2014
    ..Pain management after TKA remains challenging and the efficacy of continuously infused intraarticular anesthetics remains a controversial topic...
  23. doi Variability in the relationship between the distal femoral mechanical and anatomical axes in patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty
    Denis Nam
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 28:798-801. 2013
    ..55). Using an IM resection guide, without obtaining AP hip-to-ankle radiographs to determine each patient's true FMAA, may lead to malalignment of the femoral component...
  24. doi Aseptic lymphocyte dominated vasculitis-associated lesion resulting from trunnion corrosion in a cobalt-chrome unipolar hemiarthroplasty
    M Michael Khair
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 28:196.e11-4. 2013
    ..In this case report, we describe a patient with a catastrophic failure of a unipolar hip hemiarthroplasty, secondary to aggressive osteolysis and an inflammatory mediated immunological reaction to metal debris...
  25. doi An analysis of the hip and knee reconstruction section of the orthopaedic in-training examination
    Michael B Cross
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Orthopedics 34:e550-5. 2011
    ..This detailed analysis of the hip and knee reconstruction section of the OITE should improve resident performance, and may serve as a study tool for the OITE...
  26. pmc Technique for margin convergence in rotator cuff repair
    Michael K Shindle
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021 USA Summit Medical Group, 95 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960 USA
    HSS J 7:208-12. 2011
    ..048). The post-operative ultrasound demonstrated that 46.2% of rotator cuff tears were healed at 2 years. In conclusion, margin convergence is a useful technique for U-shaped tears that are difficult to mobilize...
  27. ncbi Is tibiofemoral subluxation correctable in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty?
    Denis Nam
    Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York
    J Arthroplasty 28:1575-9. 2013
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  28. pmc Single-incision chronic distal biceps tendon repair with tibialis anterior allograft
    Michael B Cross
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th St, New York, NY, 10021, USA
    Int Orthop 38:791-5. 2014
    ..Several techniques for chronic distal biceps tendon repair have been reported; however, the literature is sparse...
  29. doi Familial association of femoral trochlear dysplasia with recurrent bilateral patellar dislocation
    Brian J Rebolledo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Orthopedics 35:e574-9. 2012
    ..A lower threshold for screening and early intervention for symptomatic family members may be indicated to prevent the long-term effects of chronic patellar subluxation, dislocation, and patellofemoral arthritis...
  30. ncbi Arthroscopic capsular plication for microtraumatic anterior shoulder instability in overhead athletes
    Kristofer J Jones
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:2009-14. 2012
    ..There is currently a paucity of data documenting clinical outcomes after arthroscopic capsular plication in overhead athletes who demonstrate objective findings of pain and anterior instability on physical examination...
  31. pmc Functional and Emotional Results Differ After Aseptic vs Septic Revision Hip Arthroplasty
    Friedrich Boettner
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021 USA
    HSS J 7:235-8. 2011
    ..It is widely believed that a deep implant infection leads to poor functional and emotional outcomes following total hip arthroplasty...
  32. pmc Defining the origins of the iliofemoral, ischiofemoral, and pubofemoral ligaments of the hip capsuloligamentous complex utilizing computer navigation
    Denis Nam
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021 USA
    HSS J 7:239-43. 2011
    ..To use computer navigation software to investigate the specific origins of the hip capsuloligamentous complex...
  33. doi Psoriatic arthritis
    Michael Sean Day
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 20:28-37. 2012
    ..Orthopaedic surgeons should be cognizant of the risk factors (eg, increased risk of cardiovascular disease) and potential complications (eg, poor wound healing and increased risk of infection) associated with psoriatic arthritis...