L A Koman

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Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Surgery of the upper extremity in cerebral palsy
    L Andrew Koman
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 41:519-29. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Cerebral palsy
    L Andrew Koman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1070, USA
    Lancet 363:1619-31. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin type a neuromuscular blockade in the treatment of equinus foot deformity in cerebral palsy: a multicenter, open-label clinical trial
    L A Koman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1070, USA
    Pediatrics 108:1062-71. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Spasticity associated with cerebral palsy in children: guidelines for the use of botulinum A toxin
    L Andrew Koman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1070, USA
    Paediatr Drugs 5:11-23. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin type A neuromuscular blockade in the treatment of lower extremity spasticity in cerebral palsy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. BOTOX Study Group
    L A Koman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1070, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 20:108-15. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of transdermal nicotine on digital perfusion in reformed habitual smokers
    S M Fulcher
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 23:792-9. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Arterial reconstruction in the ischemic hand and wrist: effects on microvascular physiology and health-related quality of life
    L A Koman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1070, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 23:773-82. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of hip arthroscopy in the evaluation of avascular necrosis
    D S Ruch
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1070, USA
    Orthopedics 24:339-43. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Complex regional pain syndrome (reflex sympathetic dystrophy)
    Robert D Teasdall
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Clin Sports Med 23:145-55. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Safety profile of multilevel chemical denervation procedures using phenol or botulinum toxin or both in a pediatric population
    Kat Kolaski
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27103, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:556-66. 2008

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Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Surgery of the upper extremity in cerebral palsy
    L Andrew Koman
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 41:519-29. 2010
    ..In addition, the various evaluation techniques of the upper extremity, the general principles of an operative treatment plan, and the appropriate postoperative care of these patients is presented...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cerebral palsy
    L Andrew Koman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1070, USA
    Lancet 363:1619-31. 2004
    ..This seminar addresses only the musculoskeletal issues associated with cerebral palsy and only indirectly discusses the cognitive, medical, and social issues associated with this diagnosis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin type a neuromuscular blockade in the treatment of equinus foot deformity in cerebral palsy: a multicenter, open-label clinical trial
    L A Koman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1070, USA
    Pediatrics 108:1062-71. 2001
    ..Focal spasticity of the gastrocnemius-soleus muscles causes equinus gait in children with cerebral palsy (CP). Botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A), a neuromuscular blocking agent, reduces muscle tone/overactivity in dystonia, stroke, and CP...
  4. ncbi request reprint Spasticity associated with cerebral palsy in children: guidelines for the use of botulinum A toxin
    L Andrew Koman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1070, USA
    Paediatr Drugs 5:11-23. 2003
    ..Botulinum A toxin, when used in appropriate doses, is well tolerated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin type A neuromuscular blockade in the treatment of lower extremity spasticity in cerebral palsy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. BOTOX Study Group
    L A Koman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1070, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 20:108-15. 2000
    ..Patients in the BTX group demonstrated improved gait function and partial denervation of the injected muscle. No serious adverse events were reported...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of transdermal nicotine on digital perfusion in reformed habitual smokers
    S M Fulcher
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 23:792-9. 1998
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Arterial reconstruction in the ischemic hand and wrist: effects on microvascular physiology and health-related quality of life
    L A Koman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1070, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 23:773-82. 1998
    ..Although cold sensitivity was unchanged, symptoms decreased and upper extremity function and health-related quality of life improved after successful proximal reconstruction in patients with 2-level arterial occlusion...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of hip arthroscopy in the evaluation of avascular necrosis
    D S Ruch
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1070, USA
    Orthopedics 24:339-43. 2001
    ..Arthroscopy of the hip revealed osteochondral degeneration that was not detected by plain radiographs or MRI in 36% of post-collapse femoral heads...
  9. ncbi request reprint Complex regional pain syndrome (reflex sympathetic dystrophy)
    Robert D Teasdall
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Clin Sports Med 23:145-55. 2004
    ..Therapeutic efforts that should be effective may fail, and a trial-and-error approach to treatment is often mandatory. Early recognition of CRPS and prompt intervention, however, provide the best opportunity for clinical improvement...
  10. doi request reprint Safety profile of multilevel chemical denervation procedures using phenol or botulinum toxin or both in a pediatric population
    Kat Kolaski
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27103, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:556-66. 2008
    ..To investigate the safety of single and repeated multilevel injections of botulinum toxin (BoNT) alone or a combination of phenol and BoNT performed under general anesthesia in children with chronic muscle spasticity...
  11. doi request reprint Brachial plexus birth palsy-associated shoulder deformity: a rat model study
    Zhongyu Li
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 33:308-12. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to establish an animal model to study BPBP-associated shoulder deformities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Quantifying spasticity in a clinical setting
    James A Norris
    School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Wake Forest Virginia Tech, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1022, USA
    Biomed Sci Instrum 43:284-9. 2007
    ..Three clinical cases are presented. These preliminary examples from the clinic suggest that this technique provides an improved method to monitor spasticity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular recovery after distraction osteogenesis at different frequencies in a rabbit model
    Cassandra Lee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:628-33. 2006
    ..Repeated microtrauma to the soft tissues associated with high-frequency distraction may facilitate the regenerative capacity of the soft tissues and result in an improved outcome of muscle and nerve function...
  14. ncbi request reprint Vascular changes of the hand in professional baseball players with emphasis on digital ischemia in catchers
    T Adam Ginn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Extremity Laboratory, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, 4th Floor, Watlington Hall, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1464-9. 2005
    ..In contrast to previous investigators, we documented the presence of abnormalities in younger, asymptomatic individuals...
  15. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal examination of health outcomes associated with botulinum toxin use in children with cerebral palsy
    Rajesh Balkrishnan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 13:76-80. 2004
    ..001). These findings suggest that BTX injections may be associated with beneficial outcomes in childhood spasticity...
  16. ncbi request reprint Management of peripheral nerve defects: external fixator-assisted primary neurorrhaphy
    David S Ruch
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Watlington Hall, 4th Floor, Medical Center Boulevard, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1405-13. 2004
    ..The hypothesis of the present study was that gradual lengthening of nerve repairs with use of incremental distraction would provide superior results compared with grafting or repair under tension...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic management of spasticity in cerebral palsy
    James F Mooney
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 23:679-86. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Stress and adaptation in mothers of children with cerebral palsy
    Janeen Manuel
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Winstion Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:197-201. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint The pink pulseless hand
    David Simms Ruch
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1070, USA
    J South Orthop Assoc 11:174-8. 2002
    ..Review of the literature is included, as well as recommendations regarding operative management...
  20. ncbi request reprint Periarterial sympathectomy in scleroderma patients: intermediate-term follow-up
    David S Ruch
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1070, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 27:258-64. 2002
    ..Follow-up of scleroderma patients after PAS documented improved microvascular perfusion as evaluated by laser Doppler fluxmetry and by variable clinical results...
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with self-esteem in pre-adolescents and adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Janeen C Manuel
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:456-8. 2003
    ..In a multivariate model, only perceived impact of the disability remained significant...
  22. ncbi request reprint Juvenile and adult rat neuromuscular junctions: density, distribution, and morphology
    Jianjun Ma
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 4th Floor, Watlington Hall, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 26:804-9. 2002
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Post-traumatic ulnar artery thrombosis: outcome of arterial reconstruction using reverse interpositional vein grafting at 2 years minimum follow-up
    George D Chloros
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 33:932-40. 2008
    ..This study reports the outcome at 2 years minimum follow-up of a uniform approach using reversed interpositional vein grafting to treat symptomatic patients with UAT...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bioprotection of tendon repair: adjunctive use of botulinum toxin A in Achilles tendon repair in the rat
    Jianjun Ma
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2241-9. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Digital ischemia due to essential thrombocythemia: a case report
    Anastasios Papadonikolakis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:1053-7. 2007
    ..This report describes the case of a 34-year-old patient with essential thrombocythemia who presented with Raynaud's syndrome, was refractory to medical treatment, and developed progressive digital gangrene...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of Botox and Neuronox on muscle force generation in mice
    Austin V Stone
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Orthop Res 25:1658-64. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint The use of keratin biomaterials derived from human hair for the promotion of rapid regeneration of peripheral nerves
    Paulina Sierpinski
    The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Biomaterials 29:118-28. 2008
    ..These results suggest that a biomaterial derived from human hair keratins is neuroinductive and can facilitate an outcome comparable to autograft in a nerve injury model...
  28. ncbi request reprint Recurrence of equinus foot deformity in cerebral palsy patients following surgery: a review
    L Andrew Koman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1070, USA
    J South Orthop Assoc 12:125-33, quiz 134. 2003
    ..One study demonstrated that the use of chemodenervation delayed surgery and by inference theoretically would decrease recurrence after surgical release...
  29. ncbi request reprint How muscles recover from paresis and atrophy after intramuscular injection of botulinum toxin A: Study in juvenile rats
    Jian Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27104, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:1128-35. 2006
    ..This recovery process is divided into two stages (aneural and neural) and that the IGF-1 signaling pathway play a central role in the process...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cost impact of botulinum toxin use in Medicaid-enrolled children with cerebral palsy
    Rajesh Balkrishnan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J South Orthop Assoc 11:71-9. 2002
    ..These data suggest that BTX therapy does not significantly add to the costs of treating Medicaid-enrolled children with CP...
  31. ncbi request reprint Gene expression of myogenic regulatory factors following intramuscular injection of botulinum A toxin in juvenile rats
    Jian Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Neurosci Lett 381:207-10. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Time course of recovery of juvenile skeletal muscle after botulinum toxin A injection: an animal model study
    Jianjun Ma
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:774-80; quiz 781-3. 2004
    ..To study the effects of neuromuscular blockade using botulinum toxin A on juvenile muscles at a dosage of 6 units/kg body weight in a rat model...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cerebral palsy: past, present, and future
    L Andrew Koman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1070, USA
    J South Orthop Assoc 11:93-101. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint The acute effect of peripheral nerve transection on digital thermoregulatory function
    David S Ruch
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 28:481-8. 2003
    ..The specific aim of the study was to determine whether an acute isolated peripheral nerve injury would result in alteration of blood flow to a specific digit, digital pain, and/or cold sensitivity...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness of botulinum toxin in the lower extremity
    Laura K Jacks
    Children s Orthopaedics of Louisville, 3900 Kresge Way, Suite 52, Louisville, KY 40241, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 9:339-48. 2004
    ..We review the uses and techniques for botulinum toxin in the foot and ankle and present results of botulinum toxin treatment in 10 idiopathic toe walkers...
  36. ncbi request reprint Technique for iliopsoas ultrasound-guided active electromyography-directed botulinum a toxin injection in cerebral palsy
    Michael J Willenborg
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:165-8. 2002
    ..The authors' experience to date includes the treatment of 28 patients (53 hips). Use of this technique has resulted in improved hip range of motion. No intraoperative or postoperative adverse events or complications have been observed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Parent caregiver-related predictors of health care service utilization by children with cerebral palsy enrolled in Medicaid
    Rajesh Balkrishnan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 16:73-8. 2002
    ..This study examined the associations between characteristics of the parent caregiver and health care service utilization by children with cerebral palsy enrolled in Medicaid...