C Thomas Vangsness

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Adult human mesenchymal stem cells delivered via intra-articular injection to the knee following partial medial meniscectomy: a randomized, double-blind, controlled study
    C Thomas Vangsness
    University of Southern California Orthopaedic Surgery Associates, Keck School of Medicine, 1520 San Pablo Street, Suite 2000, Los Angeles, CA 90033 E mail address
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:90-8. 2014
  2. ncbi Human knee synovial fluid cytokines correlated with grade of knee osteoarthritis--a pilot study
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1520 San Pablo Street, LosAngeles, CA 90033, USA
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 69:122-7. 2011
  3. doi A review of evidence-based medicine for glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate use in knee osteoarthritis
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Arthroscopy 25:86-94. 2009
  4. ncbi Overview of safety issues concerning the preparation and processing of soft-tissue allografts
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Arthroscopy 22:1351-8. 2006
  5. ncbi Allograft update: the current status of tissue regulation, procurement, processing, and sterilization
    David R McAllister
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Center for Health Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6902, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:2148-58. 2007
  6. ncbi Soft-tissue allograft processing controversies
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo St, 322, Los Angeles, CA 90033 5305, USA
    J Knee Surg 19:215-9. 2006
  7. ncbi Recent advances in glucosamine and chondroitin supplementation
    Stephen Owens
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    J Knee Surg 17:185-93. 2004
  8. doi Current safety sterilization and tissue banking issues for soft tissue allografts
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Healthcare Consultation Center, 1520 San Pablo Street, Suite 2000, Los Angeles, CA 90033 4608, USA
    Clin Sports Med 28:183-9, vii. 2009
  9. ncbi Thermal profile of radiofrequency energy in the inferior glenohumeral ligament
    Wei Lee Liao
    Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Arthroscopy 20:603-8. 2004
  10. ncbi The prevalence of soft tissue injuries in nonoperative tibial plateau fractures as determined by magnetic resonance imaging
    Lane Shepherd
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 16:628-31. 2002

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  1. doi Adult human mesenchymal stem cells delivered via intra-articular injection to the knee following partial medial meniscectomy: a randomized, double-blind, controlled study
    C Thomas Vangsness
    University of Southern California Orthopaedic Surgery Associates, Keck School of Medicine, 1520 San Pablo Street, Suite 2000, Los Angeles, CA 90033 E mail address
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:90-8. 2014
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  2. ncbi Human knee synovial fluid cytokines correlated with grade of knee osteoarthritis--a pilot study
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1520 San Pablo Street, LosAngeles, CA 90033, USA
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 69:122-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the cytokine profile of human knee synovial fluid and correlate this with the subject's degree of articular cartilage degradation, radiographic score, and synovial histology...
  3. doi A review of evidence-based medicine for glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate use in knee osteoarthritis
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Arthroscopy 25:86-94. 2009
    ..The excellent safety profile of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate therapy should be discussed with patients, and these supplements may serve a role as an initial treatment modality for many OA patients...
  4. ncbi Overview of safety issues concerning the preparation and processing of soft-tissue allografts
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Arthroscopy 22:1351-8. 2006
    ..The role of the Food and Drug Administration and American Association of Tissue Banks in allograft tissue handling is presented, as well as the new rules that regulate tissue banks and affect their processing methods...
  5. ncbi Allograft update: the current status of tissue regulation, procurement, processing, and sterilization
    David R McAllister
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Center for Health Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6902, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:2148-58. 2007
    ..This article will review the current status of allograft tissue regulation, procurement, processing, and sterilization in the United States...
  6. ncbi Soft-tissue allograft processing controversies
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo St, 322, Los Angeles, CA 90033 5305, USA
    J Knee Surg 19:215-9. 2006
  7. ncbi Recent advances in glucosamine and chondroitin supplementation
    Stephen Owens
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    J Knee Surg 17:185-93. 2004
    ..More randomized controlled studies on humans in vivo need to evaluate the efficacy, long-term effects, and quality of these compounds...
  8. doi Current safety sterilization and tissue banking issues for soft tissue allografts
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Healthcare Consultation Center, 1520 San Pablo Street, Suite 2000, Los Angeles, CA 90033 4608, USA
    Clin Sports Med 28:183-9, vii. 2009
    ..With concerns regarding tissue safety and processing, governing entities have increased their regulation. This review articles discusses current testing and processing of allografts as well as the rules of their handling...
  9. ncbi Thermal profile of radiofrequency energy in the inferior glenohumeral ligament
    Wei Lee Liao
    Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Arthroscopy 20:603-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the temperature changes and the thermal conduction across the human inferior glenohumeral ligament (IGHL) during radiofrequency energy application...
  10. ncbi The prevalence of soft tissue injuries in nonoperative tibial plateau fractures as determined by magnetic resonance imaging
    Lane Shepherd
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 16:628-31. 2002
    ..To determine the incidence of meniscus tears and complete ligament disruption in nondisplaced and minimally displaced tibial plateau fractures, which are otherwise amenable to nonoperative management...
  11. ncbi Allograft transplantation in the knee: tissue regulation, procurement, processing, and sterilization
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033 4608, USA
    Am J Sports Med 31:474-81. 2003
    ..Orthopaedic surgeons who use allograft tissue must understand the tissue banking process to provide safe and effective tissues to their patients...
  12. ncbi Radiofrequency use on articular cartilage lesions
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 36:427-31. 2005
    ..Of great concern is the recent use of radiofrequency energy to treat articular cartilage lesions in the knee...
  13. doi Overview of cycling injuries: results of a cycling club survey
    Javier F Decalzi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Orthopedics 36:287-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of the current study was to survey an established competitive Los Angeles-based road cycling team to determine the epidemiology of and circumstances for traumatic cycling injuries...
  14. doi Anterior cruciate ligament allograft surgery: underreporting of graft source, graft processing, and donor age
    Robby S Sikka
    University of Southern California, 1520 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:649-55. 2011
    ..The purpose of this review was to comprehensively examine anterior cruciate ligament allograft studies published in the last decade to evaluate the extent to which tissue source, tissue processing techniques, and donor age are reported...
  15. ncbi Radiofrequency thermal effects on the human meniscus: an in vitro analysis
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Arthroscopy 18:492-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the thermal effects produced in meniscal tissue with different radiofrequency (RF) energy levels and exposure times using a bipolar device...
  16. doi Analysis of the capsule and ligament insertions about the acromioclavicular joint: a cadaveric study
    Ian A Stine
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Arthroscopy 25:968-74. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the capsular and ligamentous insertions about the acromioclavicular (AC) joint to determine the amount of bone that can be removed without destabilizing the joint...
  17. doi The effects of shoulder laxity on upper extremity blood flow in professional baseball pitchers
    Steven C Bast
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:461-6. 2011
    ..The hypothesis is that pitchers with physical signs of shoulder laxity would demonstrate differential changes in upper extremity blood flow as compared to those without laxity...
  18. ncbi Effects of radiofrequency energy on human articular cartilage: an analysis of 5 systems
    Sean Caffey
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:1035-9. 2005
    ..Previous radiofrequency work has not rigidly controlled energy application to the articular cartilage, giving uncertain results published to date...
  19. ncbi Quantification of two-dimensional glenohumeral rhythm in persons with and without symptoms of shoulder impingement
    Wendy S Burke
    Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 37:24-30. 2008
    ..For the impingement group, x-rays were repeated after subacromial injection (10 mL of 1% lidocaine). No significant differences in glenohumeral rhythm were found between the impingement and control groups across all arm-elevation angles...
  20. ncbi Laser-assisted chondroplasty
    Steven G Sclamberg
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Orthopaedic Surgery Associates, 1510 San Pablo Street, 322, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Clin Sports Med 21:687-91, ix. 2002
    ..Commonly used lasers and their current research are discussed in this chapter. It is unclear whether or not the laser will remain in the arthroscopists' arsenal for chondroplasty, and further research is warranted...
  21. ncbi Radiofrequency thermal effects on the human meniscus. An in vitro study of systems with monopolar and bipolar electrodes
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Sports Med 31:253-6. 2003
    ..No data exist on the cutting efficiency of monopolar versus bipolar radiofrequency energy application systems on human meniscal tissue...
  22. ncbi Restoring articular cartilage in the knee
    C Thomas Vangsness
    Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 33:29-34. 2004
    ..Future strategies for cartilage repair may involve tissue engineering techniques, possibly coupled with specific growth factors. Randomized clinical trials must be established...
  23. ncbi Biomechanical analysis of allograft bone treated with a novel tissue sterilization process
    Thomas E Mroz
    The Spine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, S 80, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine J 6:34-9. 2006
    ..Efforts are under way to develop a method for processing osseous allograft that maintains structural integrity. Herein is presented one such method...