• Publications
  • Influence
What Is the Incidence of Dysphagia After Posterior Cervical Surgery?
Study Design. Prospective comparative study. Objective. To determine whether dysphagia is a unique complication of anterior neck dissection or whether it occurs after any cervical surgery. Summary ofExpand
  • 18
  • 3
The economics of using prophylactic antibiotic-loaded bone cement in total knee replacement.
The rate of peri-prosthetic infection following total joint replacement continues to rise, and attempts to curb this trend have included the use of antibiotic-loaded bone cement at the time ofExpand
  • 43
  • 2
Risk factors for blood transfusion after shoulder arthroplasty.
AIMS Currently, there is little information about the need for peri-operative blood transfusion in patients undergoing shoulder arthroplasty. The purpose of this study was to identify the rate ofExpand
  • 22
  • 1
Workers' Compensation patients after total joint arthroplasty: do they return to work?
Clinicians identify patients receiving Workers' Compensation (WC) as unlikely to fully benefit from total joint arthroplasty (TJA), with possibly decreased ability to return to work. We completedExpand
  • 14
  • 1
Length of stay after shoulder arthroplasty-the effect of an orthopedic specialty hospital.
BACKGROUND One potential avenue for the realization of health care savings is reduction in hospital length of stay (LOS). Initiatives to reduce LOS may also reduce infection and improve patientExpand
  • 21
Utility of Synovial White Blood Cell Count and Differential Before Reimplantation Surgery.
BACKGROUND Determining optimal timing of reimplantation during 2-stage exchange for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) remains elusive. Joint aspiration for synovial white blood cell (WBC) countExpand
  • 10
Weight bearing cone beam CT scan versus gravity stress radiography for analysis of supination external rotation injuries of the ankle.
For AO 44-B2 ankle fractures of uncertain stability, the current diagnostic standard is to obtain a gravity stress radiograph, but some have advocated for the use of weight-bearing radiographs. TheExpand
  • 8
Subscapularis Peel in Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
Background Anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty is a viable treatment option for patients with glenohumeral arthritis and an intact rotator cuff with successful outcomes. However, one complication isExpand