John E Kuhn

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Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Exercise in the treatment of rotator cuff impingement: a systematic review and a synthesized evidence-based rehabilitation protocol
    John E Kuhn
    Vanderbilt Shoulder Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:138-60. 2009
  2. pmc Effectiveness of physical therapy in treating atraumatic full-thickness rotator cuff tears: a multicenter prospective cohort study
    John E Kuhn
    MOON Shoulder Group, Nashville, TN, USA Electronic address
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:1371-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement in the classification of rotator cuff tears
    John E Kuhn
    Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:437-41. 2007
  4. pmc Development and reliability testing of the frequency, etiology, direction, and severity (FEDS) system for classifying glenohumeral instability
    John E Kuhn
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:548-56. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Treating the initial anterior shoulder dislocation--an evidence-based medicine approach
    John E Kuhn
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8828, USA
    Sports Med Arthrosc 14:192-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint External rotation of the glenohumeral joint: ligament restraints and muscle effects in the neutral and abducted positions
    John E Kuhn
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt Shoulder Center, 2601 Jess Neely Drive, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:39S-48S. 2005
  7. doi request reprint A new classification system for shoulder instability
    John E Kuhn
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, 3200 MCE South Tower, 1215 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Br J Sports Med 44:341-6. 2010
  8. pmc The duration of symptoms does not correlate with rotator cuff tear severity or other patient-related features: a cross-sectional study of patients with atraumatic, full-thickness rotator cuff tears
    Kenneth P Unruh
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 23:1052-8. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Preventing the popeye deformity after release of the long head of the biceps tendon: an alternative technique and biomechanical evaluation
    Thomas Bradbury
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Arthroscopy 24:1099-102. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Intraarticular lidocaine versus intravenous procedural sedation with narcotics and benzodiazepines for reduction of the dislocated shoulder: a systematic review
    Robert Warne Fitch
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:703-8. 2008

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Exercise in the treatment of rotator cuff impingement: a systematic review and a synthesized evidence-based rehabilitation protocol
    John E Kuhn
    Vanderbilt Shoulder Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:138-60. 2009
    ..Information regarding specific components of the exercise programs was synthesized into a gold standard rehabilitation protocol for future studies on the nonoperative treatment of rotator cuff impingement...
  2. pmc Effectiveness of physical therapy in treating atraumatic full-thickness rotator cuff tears: a multicenter prospective cohort study
    John E Kuhn
    MOON Shoulder Group, Nashville, TN, USA Electronic address
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:1371-9. 2013
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a specific nonoperative physical therapy program in treating atraumatic full-thickness rotator cuff tears using a multicenter prospective cohort study design...
  3. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement in the classification of rotator cuff tears
    John E Kuhn
    Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:437-41. 2007
    ..Six classification systems have been proposed for describing rotator cuff tears designed to help understand their natural history and make treatment decisions...
  4. pmc Development and reliability testing of the frequency, etiology, direction, and severity (FEDS) system for classifying glenohumeral instability
    John E Kuhn
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:548-56. 2011
    ..The hypothesis driving this investigation is that a classification system with content validity will have high inter-observer and intra-observer agreement...
  5. ncbi request reprint Treating the initial anterior shoulder dislocation--an evidence-based medicine approach
    John E Kuhn
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8828, USA
    Sports Med Arthrosc 14:192-8. 2006
    ..Expert opinion suggests that return is allowed when motion and strength are nearly normal, and the athletes can engage in sport-specific activities, however, the athlete is at risk for recurrence while playing (levels 4 and 5)...
  6. ncbi request reprint External rotation of the glenohumeral joint: ligament restraints and muscle effects in the neutral and abducted positions
    John E Kuhn
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt Shoulder Center, 2601 Jess Neely Drive, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:39S-48S. 2005
    ..This is a new function attributed to the biceps and reinforces the role of external rotation in the generation of biceps and superior labral pathology...
  7. doi request reprint A new classification system for shoulder instability
    John E Kuhn
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, 3200 MCE South Tower, 1215 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Br J Sports Med 44:341-6. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc The duration of symptoms does not correlate with rotator cuff tear severity or other patient-related features: a cross-sectional study of patients with atraumatic, full-thickness rotator cuff tears
    Kenneth P Unruh
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 23:1052-8. 2014
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Preventing the popeye deformity after release of the long head of the biceps tendon: an alternative technique and biomechanical evaluation
    Thomas Bradbury
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Arthroscopy 24:1099-102. 2008
    ..The purpose of this biomechanical study is to compare the pullout strength of a traditional biceps release with an alternative method of releasing the biceps in which a portion of the superior labrum is included in the release...
  10. doi request reprint Intraarticular lidocaine versus intravenous procedural sedation with narcotics and benzodiazepines for reduction of the dislocated shoulder: a systematic review
    Robert Warne Fitch
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:703-8. 2008
    ..Complications associated with intravenous (IV) medications for procedural sedation are well documented...
  11. doi request reprint Current concepts: rotator cuff pathology in athletes--a source of pain or adaptive pathology?
    John E Kuhn
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
    Curr Sports Med Rep 12:311-5. 2013
    ..The findings on the MRI in the thrower's painful shoulder may be adaptive, and these alterations may be required to allow performance at high levels in sport...
  12. doi request reprint Intraobserver and interobserver agreement of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision codes in classifying shoulder instability
    Thomas W Throckmorton
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:199-203. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the intraobserver and interobserver reliability of the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) system when applied to the classification of shoulder instability...
  13. doi request reprint Operative versus nonoperative treatment of acute shoulder dislocation in the athlete
    Charles L Cox
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8828, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 7:263-8. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic versus open acromioplasty: a systematic review
    L Cole Barfield
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 455:64-71. 2007
    ..Therefore, with the data available from four Level I and one Level II randomized controlled trials, we could not find appreciable differences between arthroscopic and open acromioplasty...
  15. doi request reprint SARL: shoulder acronyms. A review of the literature
    Michael Khazzam
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine and Shoulder Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Arthroscopy 27:542-55. 2011
    ..The purpose of this article is to review and clearly define acronyms used by shoulder specialists...
  16. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction autograft choice: bone-tendon-bone versus hamstring: does it really matter? A systematic review
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:1986-95. 2004
    ..With numbers available, failure rates were not significantly different between groups. These findings suggest that graft type may not be the primary determinant for successful outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intra-articular pain pump catheter breakage after arthroscopic shoulder surgery: a case series
    Tara T Holmes
    Department of Sports Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:e6-9. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Reading and reviewing the orthopaedic literature: a systematic, evidence-based medicine approach
    Kurt P Spindler
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 13:220-9. 2005
    ..Sufficiently valid evidence-based information ultimately will help in making decisions regarding patient care...
  19. doi request reprint Humeral head abrasion: an association with failed superior labrum anterior posterior repairs
    Ian R Byram
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:92-7. 2011
    ..This study examined this humeral head abrasion (HHA) and its association with various diagnoses involving pathology of the biceps-labral complex. We hypothesized that it would be more common in failed SLAP repairs than other diagnoses...
  20. ncbi request reprint Traumatic glenohumeral instability in athletes
    Charles L Cox
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 18:59-68. 2009
    ..Traumatic glenohumeral instability represents a commonly encountered clinical scenario. Two case vignettes are presented along with an evidence-based review of epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment options...
  21. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine for orthopedic surgeons
    John E Kuhn
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Center, Nashville, Tenn 37212, USA
    J Knee Surg 18:57-63. 2005
    ..Its basis is the scientific method. The practicing clinician need understand only a few simple concepts to use this approach, and in doing so will provide the best available care to the patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Shoulder impingement syndrome
    Michael C Koester
    Vanderbilt Shoulder Center, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, 2601 Jess Neely Drive, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Am J Med 118:452-5. 2005
    ..Using an evidence-based approach, we propose an algorithm for the management of subacromial impingement syndrome including indications for nonoperative management, advanced imaging, and operative management...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ligamentous restraints to anterior and posterior translation of the sternoclavicular joint
    Edwin E Spencer
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, University of Michigan Shoulder Group, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:43-7. 2002
    ..The anterior capsule is another important restraint for anterior translation. The costoclavicular and interclavicular ligaments have little effect on anterior or posterior translation of the sternoclavicular joint...
  25. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of subacromial corticosteroid injection in the treatment of rotator cuff disease: A systematic review
    Michael C Koester
    Orthopaedic Healthcare Northwest, Eugene, OR, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 15:3-11. 2007
    ..This systematic review of the available literature indicates that there is little reproducible evidence to support the efficacy of subacromial corticosteroid injection in managing rotator cuff disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive evaluation and treatment of the shoulder in the throwing athlete
    Richard K N Ryu
    Arthroscopy 18:70-89. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Changes in the long head of the biceps tendon in rotator cuff tear shoulders
    James E Carpenter
    MedSport and Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Michigan, 400 N Ingalls Building Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0486, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 20:162-5. 2005
    ..Morphologic changes in the long head of the biceps tendon have been described in association with rotator cuff disease, yet mechanical significance of these changes remains unclear...
  28. ncbi request reprint An EMG-driven model of the upper extremity and estimation of long head biceps force
    Joseph Langenderfer
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0436, USA
    Comput Biol Med 35:25-39. 2005
    ..Results obtained from applying the model to analyze the functional tasks are summarized, and model strengths and limitations are discussed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Neer Award 2001: nonrecoverable strain fields of the anteroinferior glenohumeral capsule under subluxation
    David M Malicky
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Valparaiso University, Valapariso
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:529-40. 2002
    ..Interestingly, strains were generally not oriented along major ligamentous bands. This is the first study to quantify planar nonrecoverable strain fields in the glenohumeral joint capsule...
  30. ncbi request reprint Failure of the biceps superior labral complex: a cadaveric biomechanical investigation comparing the late cocking and early deceleration positions of throwing
    John E Kuhn
    University of Michigan Shoulder Group, Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Arthroscopy 19:373-9. 2003
    ..The goal of the study was to determine which position of the throwing motion, late-cocking or early deceleration, was more likely to produce lesions of the biceps superior labral complex...
  31. 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
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Instability of the proximal tibiofibular joint
    Jon K Sekiya
    Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps, United States Navy, Bone and Joint Sports Medicine Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 11:120-8. 2003
    ..For patients with chronic pain or instability, surgical options include arthrodesis, fibular head resection, and proximal tibiofibular joint capsule reconstruction...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effect of glenoid inclination on superior humeral head migration
    Andrew S Wong
    Orthopedic Research Laboratory and University of Michigan Shoulder Group, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 12:360-4. 2003
    ..This suggests that a more upward-facing glenoid increases the risk for superior humeral translation and, in turn, may play a role in the development of rotator cuff disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of reconstructions for sternoclavicular joint instability
    Edwin E Spencer
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:98-105. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal parameters of muscles crossing the shoulder and elbow and the effect of sarcomere length sample size on estimation of optimal muscle length
    Joseph Langenderfer
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0436, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:664-70. 2004
    ..II) Computational bootstrap simulation to examine statistical power of detecting optimal muscle length as a function of sarcomere length sample size and effect size...
  36. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic analysis of physical examination tests for type II superior labrum anterior-posterior lesions
    Jennifer C Swaringen
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 15:576-9. 2006
    ..Because the active compression and biceps tension tests maximize muscle activation on the long head of the biceps, they may be the best physical examination tests by which to identify type II SLAP lesions...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Quantitative morphology of full thickness rotator cuff tears
    Jason D Wening
    University of Michigan, Orthopaedic Research Lab, Ann Arbor, Michigan 49109, USA
    Clin Anat 15:18-22. 2002
    ..The areas of the RCTs ranged from 0.07 cm(2) to 19.17 cm(2) with an average of 4.43 cm(2). The mean anterior to posterior length was 1.95 cm. The mean medial to lateral length was 1.98 cm...