In the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, our faculty actively engage in research and have published widely in leading peer-reviewed journals. Below is a selection of their recent accomplishments.

Public Perceptions of Resuming Elective Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Michael A Moverman, Richard N Puzzitiello, Nicholas R Pagani, C Lowry Barnes, Andrew Jawa, Mariano E Menendez
J Arthroplasty. 2020 Jul 20;S0883-5403(20)30795-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.07.037. Online ahead of print.

Characterizing Use of Growth-friendly Implants for Early-onset Scoliosis: A 10-Year Update.
Klyce W, Mitchell SL, Pawelek J, Skaggs DL, Sanders JO, Shah SA, McCarthy RE, Luhmann SJ, Sturm PF, Flynn JM, Smith JT, Akbarnia BA, Sponseller PD.
J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Sep;40(8):e740-e746. PMID: 3246742

Systemic approach for content and construct validation: Case studies for arthroscopy and laparoscopy.
Farmer J, Demirel D, Erol R, Ahmadi D, Halic T, Kockara S, Arikatla VS, Sexton K, Ahmadi S.
J Med Robot. 2020 Aug;16(4):e2105. doi: 10.1002/rcs.2105. Epub 2020 Apr 4.PMID: 3220787

Narcotic Refills and Patient Satisfaction with Pain Control after Total Joint Arthroplasty
Jeffrey Stambough, MD; Ryan Hui, BS, BA; Eric Siegel, MS; Paul Edwards, MD; C. Lowry Barnes MD; Simon Mears, MD, PhD
J Arthroplasty In Press, Journal Pre-proof, Available online 4 August 2020

Improvements in Isokinetic Quadriceps and Hamstring Strength Testing After Focused Therapy in Patients With Flexion Instability.
Stambough JB, Majors IB, Oholendt CK, Edwards PK, Mears SC, Barnes CL.
J Arthroplasty. 2020 Aug;35(8):2237-2243. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.03.052. Epub 2020 Apr 8.PMID: 32349892

Cxcl12 Deletion in Mesenchymal Cells Increases Bone Turnover and Attenuates the Loss of Cortical Bone Caused by Estrogen Deficiency in Mice.
Ponte F, Kim HN, Iyer S, Han L, Almeida M, Manolagas SC.
J Bone Miner Res. 2020 Aug;35(8):1441-1451. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.4002. Epub 2020 Mar 25.PMID: 32154948

MANAGEMENT OF ENDOCRINE DISEASE: Osteogenesis imperfecta: an update on clinical features and therapies.
Marom R, Rabenhorst BM, Morello R.
Eur J Endocrinol. 2020 Jul 1:EJE-20-0299.R1. doi: 10.1530/EJE-20-0299. Online ahead of print. Review.

Open periprosthetic knee fracture: a case report and review of the literature
Ragland K, Cherney SM, Stambough JB, Mears SC.
Geriat Ortho Surgery & Rehab, July 2020.

Demographics, Treatment, and Cost of Periprosthetic Femur Fractures: Fixation Versus Revision.
Ragland K, Reif R, Karim S, Sexton KW, Cherney SM, Stambough JB, Mears SC.
Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2020 Jul 19;11:2151459320939550. doi: 10.1177/2151459320939550. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32733772

Postacute Management of Older Adults Suffering an Osteoporotic Hip Fracture: A Consensus Statement From the International Geriatric Fracture Society.
Reyes BJ, Mendelson DA, Mujahid N, Mears SC, Gleason L, Mangione KK, Nana A, Mijares M, Ouslander JG.
Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2020 Jul 16;11:2151459320935100. doi: 10.1177/2151459320935100. eCollection 2020.PMID: 32728485

Reemergence of Multispecialty Inpatient Elective Orthopaedic Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guidelines for a New Normal.
Anoushiravani AA, Barnes CL, Bosco JA 3rd, Bozic KJ, Huddleston JI, Kang JD, Ready JE, Tornetta P 3rd, Iorio R.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 Jul 15;102(14):e79. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.20.00829.PMID: 32675667 No abstract available.

Business Unusual: COVID-19 Ramifications for Arthroplasty.
Wellman S, Moskal J, Barnes CL, Parvizi J.
J Arthroplasty. 2020 Jul;35(7S):S1-S2. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.04.062. Epub 2020 Apr 24.PMID: 32389411 Free PMC article. No abstract available.

The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Electively Scheduled Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Patients in the United States.
Brown TS, Bedard NA, Rojas EO, Anthony CA, Schwarzkopf R, Barnes CL, Stambough JB, Mears SC, Edwards PK, Nandi S, Prieto HA, Parvizi J; AAHKS Research Committee.
J Arthroplasty. 2020 Jul;35(7S):S49-S55. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.04.052. Epub 2020 Apr 22.PMID: 32376163 Free PMC article.

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Advocacy Efforts in Response to the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic.
Huddleston JI 3rd, Iorio R, Bosco JA 3rd, Kerr JM, Bolognesi MP, Barnes CL.
J Arthroplasty. 2020 Jul;35(7S):S82-S84. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.04.050. Epub 2020 Apr 22.PMID: 32354537 Free PMC article.

The Rapid Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic by the Arthroplasty Divisions at Two Academic Referral Centers.
Pelt CE, Campbell KL, Gililland JM, Anderson LA, Peters CL, Barnes CL, Edwards PK, Mears SC, Stambough JB.
J Arthroplasty. 2020 Jul;35(7S):S10-S14. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.04.030. Epub 2020 Apr 21.PMID: 32354535 Free PMC article.

The Past, Present, and Future of Orthopedic Education: Lessons Learned From the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Stambough JB, Curtin BM, Gililland JM, Guild GN 3rd, Kain MS, Karas V, Keeney JA, Plancher KD, Moskal JT.
J Arthroplasty. 2020 Jul;35(7S):S60-S64. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.04.032. Epub 2020 Apr 18.PMID: 32345564 Free PMC article.

Survey of AAHKS International Members on the Impact of COVID-19 on Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Practices.
Athey AG, Cao L, Okazaki K, Zagra L, Castelli CC, Kendoff DO, Kerr JM, Yates AJ Jr, Stambough JB, Sierra RJ.
J Arthroplasty. 2020 Jul;35(7S):S89-S94. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.04.053. Epub 2020 Apr 24.PMID: 32389408 Free PMC article.

Prevention of Infection and Disruption of the Pathogen Transfer Chain in Elective Surgery.
Chisari E, Krueger CA, Barnes CL, Van Onsem S, Walter WL, Parvizi J.
J Arthroplasty. 2020 Jul;35(7S):S28-S31. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.04.049. Epub 2020 Apr 22.PMID: 32389410 Free PMC article.

Infant carrying method impacts caregiver posture and loading during gait and item retrieval.
Havens KL, Severin AC, Bumpass DB, Mannen EM.
Gait Posture. 2020 Jul;80:117-123. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.05.013. Epub 2020 May 15.PMID: 32502794

Dissociation of Acetabular Polyethylene Liners With a Morse Taper Design.
Shnaekel AW, Mayes WH, Stambough JB, Edwards PK, Mears SC, Barnes CL.
J Arthroplasty. 2020 Jul 1:S0883-5403(20)30733-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.06.068. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32684399

Estrogens decrease osteoclast number by attenuating mitochondria oxidative phosphorylation and ATP production in early osteoclast precursors.
Kim HN, Ponte F, Nookaew I, Ucer Ozgurel S, Marques-Carvalho A, Iyer S, Warren A, Aykin-Burns N, Krager K, Sardao VA, Han L, de Cabo R, Zhao H, Jilka RL, Manolagas SC, Almeida M.
Sci Rep. 2020 Jul 20;10(1):11933. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-68890-7.PMID: 32686739 Free PMC article.

Prevention of Infection and Disruption of the Pathogen Transfer Chain in Elective Surgery.
Chisari E, Krueger CA, Barnes CL, Van Onsem S, Walter WL, Parvizi J.
J Arthroplasty. 2020 Jul;35(7S):S28-S31. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.04.049. Epub 2020 Apr 22.PMID: 32389410 Free PMC article.

CORR Insights®: Women Are at Higher Risk for Concussions Due to Ball or Equipment Contact in Soccer and Lacrosse.
Blasier RD.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2020 Jul;478(7):1480. doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000001063.PMID: 31764315 No abstract available.

CORR Insights®: Musculoskeletal Urgent Care Centers in Connecticut Restrict Patients with Medicaid Insurance Based on Policy and Location.
Blasier RD.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2020 Jul;478(7):1450-1452. doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000001024.PMID: 31688205 No abstract available.

Dental and craniofacial defects in the Crtap-/- mouse model of osteogenesis imperfecta type VII.
Xu H, Lenhart SA, Chu EY, Chavez MB, Wimer HF, Dimori M, Somerman MJ, Morello R, Foster BL, Hatch NE.
Dev Dyn. 2020 Jul;249(7):884-897. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.166. Epub 2020 Mar 12.PMID: 32133710

In vivo testing of an injectable matrix gel for the treatment of shoulder cuff muscle fatty degeneration.
Huynh T, Kim JT, Dunlap G, Ahmadi S, Wolchok JC.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2020 Jun 9:S1058-2746(20)30338-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2020.03.038. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32713662

Osteocalcin promotes bone mineralization but is not a hormone. 
Manolagas SC.
PLoS Genet. 2020 Jun 2;16(6):e1008714. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008714. eCollection 2020 Jun.PMID: 32484816 Free PMC article. No abstract available.

Total Knee Periprosthetic Joint Infection in the Setting of Hematologic Malignancy: Considerations for Management.
Bloom GB, Mears SC, Edwards PK, Barnes CL, Stambough JB.
Arthroplast Today. 2020 Jun 2;6(3):309-315. doi: 10.1016/j.artd.2020.04.002. eCollection 2020 Sep.PMID: 32514420.

The Use of Telemedicine Decreases Unnecessary Hand Trauma Transfers.
Tripod M, Tait M, Bracey J, Sexton K, Beck W, Wyrick TO.
Hand (N Y). 2020 May;15(3):422-427. doi: 10.1177/1558944718810877. PMID: 30417694

Positioning and baby devices impact infant spinal muscle activity
Siddicky SF, Bumpass DB, Krishnan A, Tackett SA, McCarthy RE, Mannen EM.
J Biomech. 2020 May 7;104:109741. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2020.109741. Epub 2020 Mar 9. PMID:32178849

A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Injury in Crossfit.
Gean RP, Martin RD, Cassat M, Mears SC.
J Surg Orthop Adv. 2020 Spring;29(1):26-30.

Accuracy of the Spinal Pain Diagram Is Influenced by Patient Health Literacy in Completion of the Scoliosis Research Society 30 Questionnaire.
Hadden K, Gan JM, McClure S, McCarthy RE, Bumpass DB
J. Surg Orthop Adv. 2020 Spring;29(1):39-42.PMID: 32223865