Brian R Wolf

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Open posterior stabilization for recurrent posterior glenohumeral instability
    Brian R Wolf
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:157-64. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Variability in ACL tunnel placement: observational clinical study of surgeon ACL tunnel variability
    Brian R Wolf
    University of Iowa, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:1265-73. 2013
  3. pmc Adverse outcomes in hip arthroplasty: long-term trends
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e103. 2012
  4. pmc Greater tuberosity osteotomy and teres minor transfer for irreparable superior rotator cuff tears
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 27:65-70. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Indications for repair of full-thickness rotator cuff tears
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1007-16. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Agreement in the classification and treatment of the superior labrum
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:2588-94. 2011
  7. pmc Randomized surgical trials and "sham" surgery: relevance to modern orthopaedics and minimally invasive surgery
    Brian R Wolf
    The University of Iowa Hospitals, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 26:107-11. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Injury patterns in Division I collegiate swimming
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, USA
    Am J Sports Med 37:2037-42. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of osteoarthritis on sports careers
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Sports Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Clin Sports Med 24:187-98. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Excessive radiofrequency application: effects on capsular tissue in an animal model
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:149-56. 2005

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Open posterior stabilization for recurrent posterior glenohumeral instability
    Brian R Wolf
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:157-64. 2005
    ..Patients found to have chondral damage within the shoulder and older patients were found to have less success after stabilization...
  2. doi request reprint Variability in ACL tunnel placement: observational clinical study of surgeon ACL tunnel variability
    Brian R Wolf
    University of Iowa, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:1265-73. 2013
    ..Multicenter and multisurgeon cohort studies on anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction are becoming more common. Minimal information exists on intersurgeon and intrasurgeon variability in ACL tunnel placement. Purpose/..
  3. pmc Adverse outcomes in hip arthroplasty: long-term trends
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e103. 2012
    ..Our objective was to describe long-term trends in demographics, comorbidities, and adverse outcomes for older patients who underwent primary and revision total hip arthroplasty...
  4. pmc Greater tuberosity osteotomy and teres minor transfer for irreparable superior rotator cuff tears
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 27:65-70. 2007
    ..Local antero-superior teres minor and residual infraspinatus transfer provides a viable option for irreparable rotator cuff defects. Mid- to long-term satisfactory outcome was achieved in 7 out of 9 shoulders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Indications for repair of full-thickness rotator cuff tears
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1007-16. 2007
    ..This article reviews these variables and the indications for surgery to repair full-thickness rotator cuff tears...
  6. doi request reprint Agreement in the classification and treatment of the superior labrum
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:2588-94. 2011
    ..Although this scheme is intended to be used for arthroscopic visual classification only, it is thought that other nonarthroscopic historical variables also influence the classification...
  7. pmc Randomized surgical trials and "sham" surgery: relevance to modern orthopaedics and minimally invasive surgery
    Brian R Wolf
    The University of Iowa Hospitals, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 26:107-11. 2006
    ..This article explores the debate regarding the use of sham surgeries and summarizes the few surgical studies that have used them. Arguments for and against their use in research are presented...
  8. doi request reprint Injury patterns in Division I collegiate swimming
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, USA
    Am J Sports Med 37:2037-42. 2009
    ..Purpose To describe the pattern of injuries incurred for one NCAA Division I collegiate men's and women's swimming team over 5 seasons...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of osteoarthritis on sports careers
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Sports Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Clin Sports Med 24:187-98. 2005
    ..The impact of osteoarthritis on sports careers depends on multiple factors including the joint involved, the location within that joint, and the physical demands of the chosen sport...
  10. ncbi request reprint Excessive radiofrequency application: effects on capsular tissue in an animal model
    Brian R Wolf
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:149-56. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that there is no benefit to repeated applications of radiofrequency energy to capsular tissue...
  11. doi request reprint Arthroscopic agreement among surgeons on anterior cruciate ligament tunnel placement
    Mark O McConkey
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:2737-46. 2012
    ..Little is known about surgeon agreement and accuracy using arthroscopic evaluation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tunnel positioning...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reliability of tunnel measurements and the quadrant method using fluoroscopic radiographs after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Jaron P Sullivan
    Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:2236-41. 2012
    ..Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction tunnel placement is often evaluated by radiographs. This study examines the interobserver reliability of various radiographic measurements of ACL tunnels...
  15. doi request reprint Surgically oriented measurements for three-dimensional characterization of tunnel placement in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Austin J Ramme
    Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Comput Aided Surg 17:221-31. 2012
    ..These methods are reliable, and have been demonstrated to be applicable to multiple single-bundle techniques for ACL reconstruction...
  16. pmc Clinical characteristics and outcomes of Medicare patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty, 1991-2008
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    JAMA 305:1560-7. 2011
    ..Total hip arthroplasty is a common surgical procedure but little is known about longitudinal trends...
  17. ncbi request reprint Total knee arthroplasty volume, utilization, and outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries, 1991-2010
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Dr, 6GH SE, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    JAMA 308:1227-36. 2012
    ..Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is one of the most common and costly surgical procedures performed in the United States...
  18. pmc Success of meniscal repair at anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Charles V Toman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Sports Med 37:1111-5. 2009
    ..The socioeconomic implications of premature arthritis are significant in the young patient population. Investigations and techniques focusing on meniscus preservation and healing are now at the forefront of orthopaedic sports medicine...
  19. doi request reprint Reliability of early postoperative radiographic assessment of tunnel placement after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Bryan A Warme
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 2701 Prairie Meadow Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Arthroscopy 28:942-51. 2012
    ..To evaluate the interobserver and intraobserver reliability of radiographic assessment of tunnel placement in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Risk factors for thirty-day morbidity and mortality following knee arthroscopy: a review of 12,271 patients from the national surgical quality improvement program database
    Christopher T Martin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:e98 1-10. 2013
    ..Knee arthroscopy is among the most common orthopaedic surgical procedures. However, the incidence and risk factors for postsurgical morbidity and mortality remain poorly defined...
  22. pmc Complications associated with realignment osteotomy of the knee performed simultaneously with additional reconstructive procedures
    Michael Willey
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 30:55-60. 2010
    ..7% (9/35). In conclusion, the rate of complication for combined osteotomy and reconstructive knee surgery is similar to that seen in cases of osteotomy done alone and combined surgery is advocated...
  23. pmc MCL injuries of the knee: current concepts review
    Phinit Phisitkul
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 26:77-90. 2006
    ..We will review the anatomy and biomechanics of the MCL, classification systems for MCL injuries, and operative and nonoperative treatment for acute and chronic MCL injuries...
  24. doi request reprint 30-day morbidity and mortality after elective shoulder arthroscopy: a review of 9410 cases
    Christopher T Martin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA Electronic address
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:1667-1675.e1. 2013
    ..Few studies have reported incidence of or risk factors for morbidity and mortality after elective shoulder arthroscopy...
  25. doi request reprint EM segmentation of the distal femur and proximal tibia: a high-throughput approach to anatomic surface generation
    Austin J Ramme
    Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 39:1555-62. 2011
    ..Overall, the EM algorithm offers reliable image segmentations with an increased efficiency in comparison to manual segmentation techniques...
  26. doi request reprint Preventing damage to arthroscopic lens during surgery
    Tanawat Vaseenon
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Universityof Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Arthroscopy 27:404-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the relation between the relative diameter of instrument tips and the distance between the arthroscopic lens and the tips of the instruments in terms of preventing lens damage during arthroscopy...
  27. doi request reprint Three-dimensional characterization of the femoral footprint of the posterior cruciate ligament
    Robert W Westermann
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, U S A Electronic address
    Arthroscopy 29:1811-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to define an anatomic standard for the femoral footprint of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) based on 3-dimensional (3D) surface reconstructions of computed tomography (CT) scans of cadaveric knees...
  28. pmc Impact of alternative coding schemes on incidence rates of key complications after total hip arthroplasty: a risk-adjusted analysis of a national data set
    Peter Cram
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA CADRE, Iowa City Veterans Administration Medical Center, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil 3:17-26. 2012
    ..Our objective was to examine how the rates of 3 adverse outcomes (deep vein thrombosis [DVT], pulmonary embolism [PE], and hemorrhage) varied with subtle adjustments to our analytic method...
  29. doi request reprint Osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum: minimum 1-year follow-up after arthroscopic debridement
    Bradley Schoch
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, U S A
    Arthroscopy 26:1469-73. 2010
    ..The purpose of our study is to show that arthroscopic debridement is an appropriate intervention for midterm to long-term subjective symptom relief of osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the elbow...
  30. ncbi request reprint Lasso repair of SLAP or Bankart lesions: a new arthroscopic technique
    Brian R Wolf
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Arthroscopy 20:125-8. 2004
    ..This technique allows the sutures to be passed through the soft tissue in a single step and, in addition, makes suture management easier before knot tying...
  31. doi request reprint Three-Dimensional Characterization of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament's Femoral Footprint
    Robert Westermann
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    J Knee Surg 27:53-8. 2014
    ..30 ± 0.06 for the distal border. This study provides reference measures of the femoral footprint of the ACL using 3D CT. It will assist future studies that use advanced imaging to evaluate accuracy of ACL reconstruction. ..
  32. pmc How orthopaedic residents perceive educational resources
    Brian R Wolf
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242
    Iowa Orthop J 33:185-90. 2013
    ..This study aims to assess resident views on the relative value of orthopaedic educational resources and the value of a cadaver-based arthroscopy skills laboratory...
  33. pmc Arthroscopic subacromial decompression: acromioplasty versus bursectomy alone--does it really matter? A systematic review
    Jonathan A Donigan
    The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 31:121-6. 2011
    ..Subacromial impingement is a common disorder mat in some cases results in surgical management. Arthroscopic subacromial bursectomy alone or in combination with acromioplasty are treatment options when non-operative measures fail...
  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. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement in the classification of rotator cuff tears using magnetic resonance imaging
    Edwin E Spencer
    Shoulder and Elbow Institute, Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic, Knoxville, TN 37922, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:99-103. 2008
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  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Role of high tibial and distal femoral osteotomies in the treatment of lateral-posterolateral and medial instabilities of the knee
    Phinit Phisitkul
    University of Iowa Sports Medicine Center, IA, USA
    Sports Med Arthrosc 14:96-104. 2006
    ..Our approach to these difficult problems and the preferred techniques of osteotomies on both tibial and femoral sides are described...
  38. 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