Robert Z Tashjian

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Influence of preoperative musculotendinous junction position on rotator cuff healing using single-row technique
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, U S A Electronic address
    Arthroscopy 29:1748-54. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of subpectoral biceps tenodesis: dual suture anchor versus interference screw fixation
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA Electronic address
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:1408-12. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of graft fixation techniques for acromioclavicular joint reconstructions using coracoclavicular tendon grafts
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 21:1573-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology, natural history, and indications for treatment of rotator cuff tears
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin Sports Med 31:589-604. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Management of the flail elbow
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Hand Clin 24:113-24. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Factors affecting healing rates after arthroscopic double-row rotator cuff repair
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:2435-42. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic aspiration and labral repair for treatment of spinoglenoid notch cysts
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, 590 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84018, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 38:94-6. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Healing and graft-site morbidity rates for midshaft clavicle nonunions treated with open reduction and internal fixation augmented with iliac crest aspiration
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, University of Utah Orthopaedic Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 38:133-6. 2009
  9. pmc Evidence for an inherited predisposition contributing to the risk for rotator cuff disease
    Robert Z Tashjian
    University of Utah Orthopaedic Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1136-42. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Minimal clinically important differences (MCID) and patient acceptable symptomatic state (PASS) for visual analog scales (VAS) measuring pain in patients treated for rotator cuff disease
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:927-32. 2009

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Influence of preoperative musculotendinous junction position on rotator cuff healing using single-row technique
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, U S A Electronic address
    Arthroscopy 29:1748-54. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the correlation of rotator cuff musculotendinous junction (MTJ) retraction with healing after rotator cuff repair and with preoperative sagittal tear size...
  2. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of subpectoral biceps tenodesis: dual suture anchor versus interference screw fixation
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA Electronic address
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:1408-12. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare interference screw fixation with a suture anchor construct, using 2 anchors for a subpectoral tenodesis...
  3. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of graft fixation techniques for acromioclavicular joint reconstructions using coracoclavicular tendon grafts
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 21:1573-9. 2012
    ..This study compared the initial strength of acromioclavicular joint reconstructions using coracoclavicular tendon grafts using interference screws, a tendon square knot, or side-to-side suturing for graft fixation...
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology, natural history, and indications for treatment of rotator cuff tears
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin Sports Med 31:589-604. 2012
    ..Early surgical treatment can be considered in significant (>1 cm-1.5 cm) acute tears or young patients with full-thickness tears who have a significant risk for the development of irreparable rotator cuff changes...
  5. doi request reprint Management of the flail elbow
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Hand Clin 24:113-24. 2008
    ..This article reviews the various etiologies of dysfunctional elbow instability, their treatment options, and their expected outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Factors affecting healing rates after arthroscopic double-row rotator cuff repair
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:2435-42. 2010
    ..Double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs were developed to improve initial biomechanical strength of repairs to improve healing rates. Despite biomechanical improvements, failure of healing remains a clinical problem...
  7. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic aspiration and labral repair for treatment of spinoglenoid notch cysts
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, 590 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84018, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 38:94-6. 2009
    ..Cyst aspiration followed by labral repair limits the potential for nerve injury while increasing the likelihood of complete cyst resolution during arthroscopic treatment of spinoglenoid notch cysts...
  8. ncbi request reprint Healing and graft-site morbidity rates for midshaft clavicle nonunions treated with open reduction and internal fixation augmented with iliac crest aspiration
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, University of Utah Orthopaedic Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 38:133-6. 2009
    ..Clavicle nonunions treated with iliac crest aspirate augmentation have healing rates comparable to those of nonunions treated with autograft, as reported in the literature, and there is no graft-harvest-site morbidity...
  9. pmc Evidence for an inherited predisposition contributing to the risk for rotator cuff disease
    Robert Z Tashjian
    University of Utah Orthopaedic Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1136-42. 2009
    ..We used a population-based resource combining genealogical data for Utah with clinical diagnosis data from a large Utah hospital to test the hypothesis of excess familial clustering for rotator cuff disease...
  10. doi request reprint Minimal clinically important differences (MCID) and patient acceptable symptomatic state (PASS) for visual analog scales (VAS) measuring pain in patients treated for rotator cuff disease
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:927-32. 2009
    ..The PASS is the score below which patients consider themselves well. The purpose of this study was to determine the MCID and PASS for a visual analog scale (VAS) measuring pain in patients treated for rotator cuff disease...
  11. doi request reprint Minimal clinically important differences in ASES and simple shoulder test scores after nonoperative treatment of rotator cuff disease
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah Orthopaedic Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:296-303. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint A comparison of prospective and retrospective assessment of functional outcome after rotator cuff repair
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:853-9. 2008
    ..Patient satisfaction has a greater correlation with retrospective outcomes. Retrospective evaluation may aid in supplementing prospective evaluations, as it may better reflect a patient's perception of the success after surgery...
  13. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of single-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repair technique versus transosseous repair technique
    Stephen L Tocci
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:808-14. 2008
    ..Specific attention should be directed toward maximizing initial fixation of larger rotator cuff tears, especially at the posterior aspect...
  14. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing patient satisfaction after rotator cuff repair
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:752-8. 2007
    ..We conclude that aspects of treatment that maximize the functional outcome are important in achieving patient satisfaction after RCR...
  15. ncbi request reprint Patients' preoperative expectations predict the outcome of rotator cuff repair
    R Frank Henn
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1913-9. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that preoperative expectations are predictive of the outcome of rotator cuff repair...
  16. doi request reprint Diaphragm function after interscalene brachial plexus block: a double-blind, randomized comparison of 0.25% and 0.125% bupivacaine
    Elizabeth M Thackeray
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:381-6. 2013
    ..In this study, ISBPB with 20 mL of 0.125% or 0.25% bupivacaine were compared to assess the effect on diaphragm function, oxygen saturation, pain control, opioid requirements, and patient satisfaction...
  17. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of acromioclavicular joint reconstructions using coracoclavicular tendon grafts with and without coracoacromial ligament transfer
    Todd Clevenger
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Arthroscopy 27:24-30. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the initial strength of acromioclavicular joint reconstructions using coracoclavicular (CC) tendon grafts with and without coracoacromial (CA) ligament transfers...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of lateral offset center of rotation in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: a biomechanical study
    Heath B Henninger
    Department of Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 21:1128-35. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the biomechanical effects of changing COR on abduction and external rotation ROM, deltoid abduction force, and joint stability...
  19. ncbi request reprint Early outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: a matched comparison with mini-open rotator cuff repair
    Lana Kang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Arthroscopy 23:573-82, 582.e1-2. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the early functional outcome of mini-open and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair...
  20. ncbi request reprint Initial fixation strength of massive rotator cuff tears: in vitro comparison of single-row suture anchor and transosseous tunnel constructs
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bioengineering Laboratory, Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Arthroscopy 23:710-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the in vitro repair integrity of massive rotator cuff tears fixed with transosseous tunnel and single-lateral row suture anchor techniques...
  21. doi request reprint Proximal radial drift following radial head resection
    Alison Schiffern
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:426-33. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the anatomic position of the radial stump in relation to the capitellum after radial head resection, and determine the factors affecting this position and long-term functional outcomes...
  22. doi request reprint Effects of platelet-rich fibrin matrix on repair integrity of at-risk rotator cuff tears
    Adam G Bergeson
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:286-93. 2012
    ..Platelets are an endogenous source of growth factors present during rotator cuff healing...
  23. doi request reprint Effect of deltoid tension and humeral version in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: a biomechanical study
    Heath B Henninger
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 21:483-90. 2012
    ..No clear recommendations exist regarding optimal humeral component version and deltoid tension in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of medical comorbidity on self-assessed pain, function, and general health status after rotator cuff repair
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, 2 Dudley Street, COOP 1st Floor, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:536-40. 2006
    ..In this study, we evaluated the relationship between medical comorbidities and the postoperative outcome of rotator cuff repair...
  25. ncbi request reprint Irreducible radial head dislocation in a child: a case report
    Michael P Bradley
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:E76-9. 2007
  26. doi request reprint Blood transfusion associated with shoulder arthroplasty
    Jolene C Hardy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85713 6204, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:233-9. 2013
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  27. doi request reprint Interscalene block for postoperative analgesia using only ultrasound guidance: the outcome in 200 patients
    Jennifer J Davis
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Utah Orthopaedic Center, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Clin Anesth 21:272-7. 2009
    ..To report the results of single and continuous interscalene blocks (ISB) performed using ultrasound (US) guidance only...
  28. ncbi request reprint Functional outcomes and general health status after ulnohumeral arthroplasty for primary degenerative arthritis of the elbow
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 15:357-66. 2006
    ..Consequently, the clinical utility of UHA may be underrepresented if physician-derived categoric scoring systems are the only measures of outcome assessment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Complex elbow instability
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 14:278-86. 2006
    ..Fixation or replacement of injured bony elements, ligamentous repair, and hinged fixation may be used to successfully manage complex elbow instability...
  30. ncbi request reprint Treatment of distal biceps tendon ruptures
    Benjamin J Widmer
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 39:288-96. 2010
    ..When reapproximation is not possible, options are reconstruction and tenodesis. Reconstruction performed through 1 or 2 incisions with either allograft or autograft has successfully restored both motion and power...
  31. doi request reprint Functional elbow range of motion for contemporary tasks
    Matthew Sardelli
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Salt Lake City, Utah 84103, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:471-7. 2011
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  32. ncbi request reprint 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 expression in periprosthetic osteolysis
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Utah Orthopaedic Center, 590 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Orthopedics 31:545. 2008
    ..These findings suggest increased 11Beta-HSD1 expression in fibroblasts may be a mechanism for increasing local cortisol levels in membranes, which could potentiate the osteolytic process through inhibition of osteoblastic function...
  33. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic gastrocnemius recession: evaluation in a cadaver model
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopedic Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 24:607-13. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Anatomic study of the gastrocnemius-soleus junction and its relationship to the sural nerve
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopedics, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 24:473-6. 2003
    ....