Publications

Our research philosophy is based on a commitment to our patients to provide the latest in orthopaedic treatment alternatives while protecting their rights, safety and well being. Therefore, we select study protocols that are compatible with this commitment to our patients.

Recent Book Chapters or Books

Agabegi S, Fischgrund JS. Instrumentation of the lumbar spine for degenerative disorders. In Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Spine. Ludwig and Poelstra (Eds.), Elsevier 2008.
 
Rohde RS. The orthopaedic surgeon in industry. In Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society Guide for Women in Orthopaedic Surgery 2008.

Demetropoulos CK, Sengupta DK and Herkowitz HN. Disc arthroplasty using the ProDisc-L total disk replacement. In Spinal Arthroplasty: The Preservation of Motion, Vaccaro AR (Ed.), W.B. Saunders 2007.
 
Kippe M, Anderson K. Elbow synovitis, loose bodies, and posteromedial impingement. In Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow and Knee. Cole and Sekiya (Eds.), Elsevier, 2007.
 
David KS, Rao RD, Fischgrund JS. Postoperative pseudomeningocoele, hematoma, and seroma. In Interventional Spine-An Algorithmic Approach. Slipman (Ed.), Elsevier 2007.

Steiber J, Errico T, Fischgrund JS, Abitbol J. Cervicore cervical disc replacement. In Motion Preservation Surgery of the Spine: Advanced Techniques and Controversies. Yue, Bertagnoli, McAfee, and An (Eds.), Elsevier 2007.

Daftari T, Fischgrund JS. Sacral pelvic fixation techniques. In Atlas of Operative techniques in Spinal Surgery. Vaccaro (Ed.), Elsevier 2007.

Fischgrund JS. Focus on bone graft substitutes for spinal arthrodesis. Schultz (Ed.), The Biocontinuum Group 2006.

Kurz LT, Herkowitz HN. Insufficiency of the transverse atlantal ligament. In Spinal Cord Injury. Garfin, Eismont, and Levine (Eds). Second Edition. W.B Saunders 2006.

Carlisle E, Fischgrund JS. Surgical management of lumbar spinal stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis. In Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 3, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2006.

Won DS and Herkowitz HN. Cervical radiculopathy. Posterior surgical approach. In Rothman and Simeone’s The Spine, 5th edition. Herkowitz, Garfin, Eismont, Bell, Balderston (Eds.), Elsevier 2006.

Knaub MA. Herkowitz HN. Anterior approach for cervical myelopathy. In Rothman and Simeone’s The Spine, 5th edition. Herkowitz, Garfin, Eismont, Bell, Balderston (Eds.), Elsevier 2006.

Brebach GT, Fischgrund JS, Herkowitz HN. Cervical spondylosis and stenosis. In Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials – Spine. Bono and Garfin (Eds.), Lippincott 2006.

Brebach GT, Herkowitz HN. Cervical radiculopathy. Cervical spondylosis and stenosis. In Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials – Spine. Bono and Garfin (Eds.), Lippincott 2006.

Herkowitz HN. Guest Perspective: Anterior Cervical Surgery. In Complications in Orthopaedics, Spine Surgery. Rao (Ed.), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2006.

Vibert B, Herkowitz HN. Functional anatomy of the spine. In Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets, 2nd edition. Placzek and Boyce (Eds.), Mosby 2006.

Sengupta D, Herkowitz HN. Nonfusion: The physiologic solution. In Nonfusion Techniques for the Spine. Maxwell, Griffith and Welch (Eds.), Quality Medical Publishers 2006.

Carlisle E, Fischgrund JS. Bone graft / fusion enhancement. In Surgical Management of Spinal Deformities. Errico, Moulton, Lonner (Eds.), Elsevier 2006.

Sliva C, Fischgrund JS. Complications of lumbar spine surgery. In Complications Monograph. Rao (Ed.), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2006.

Sperling J, Warren RF, Anderson K. Complications of thermal capsulorrhaphy. Instructional Course Lectures, Sports Medicine; AAOS 2005.

Patel CK, Truumees E, Herkowitz HN. Degenerative disease: Anterior approach. In The Cervical Spine, 5th edition. Clark (Ed.), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2005.
 
Sengupta DK, Herkowitz HN. The rheumatoid spine. In Spine Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics. Vaccaro (Ed.), Elsevier 2005.

Knaub MA, Won DS, McGuire R, Herkowitz HN. Lumbar spinal stenosis: Indications for arthrodesis and spinal instrumentation. In Instructional Course Lectures 2005.
 
Benzel E, Boden S, Herkowitz HN, Hilibrand A, Kalfas I, Kim D, Lauryssen C, Maxwell J, Prez-Cruet M. Dynamic versus static plating systems. In Roundtables in Spine Surgery: Current controversies in cervical spine surgery. Wang and Albert (Eds.), l Quality Medical Publishers 2005.

Vibert B, Fischgrund JS. Spinal stenosis. In Spine: Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics. Vaccaro and Fusicaro (Eds.), Mosby 2005.

Patel CK. Thoracic disk disease. In Orthopaedic Knowledge Update. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2005. Breibach G, Fischgrund JS. Cervical myelopathy. In Essentials in Orthopaedics: Spine. Bono and Garfin (Eds.), Lippincott 2004.

Kurz, LT. Physical therapy options for acute and chronic neck pain. In Neck Pain, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Monograph Series 27. Fischgrund (Ed.), AAOS 2004.

Patel CK, Herkowitz HN. Anterior approaches to the cervicothoracic junction. In The Cervical Spine Surgery Atlas, 2nd edition. Herkowitz HN (Ed), Lippincott 2004.

Patel CK, Fischgrund JS, Herkowitz HN. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. In The Spine, Master techniques in orthopaedic surgery 2nd edition. Bradford and Zdeblick (Eds.), Lippincott 2004.

Sengupta DK, Herkowitz HN. Degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis with stenosis: Decompression with instrumented fusion. In The Lumbar Spine, third edition. Herkowitz, Dvorak, Bell, Nordin, Grob (Eds.), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2004.

Knaub MA, Won DS, Herkowitz HN. Tumor: Anterior procedures. In The Lumbar Spine, third edition. Herkowitz, Dvorak, Bell, Nordin, Grob (Eds.), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2004.

Sengupta DK, Fischgrund JS. Lumbar spinal stenosis: Treatment strategies and indications for surgery. In Essentials in Orthopaedics: Spine. Bono and Garfin (Eds.), Lippincott 2004.

Knaub MA, Fischgrund JS. Posterior lumbar approaches/decompression laminectomy facetectomy. In Tricks of the Trade in Spine Surgery 2nd Edition. Vaccaro, Albert (Eds.), Thieme 2006.

Recent Journal Publications

Pearson A, Blood A, Frymoyer J, Herkowitz HN, Abdu W, Woodward R, Longley M, Emery S, Lurie J, Tosteson T and Weinstein J. SPORT lumbar intervertebral disk herniation and back pain. Does treatment, location or morphology matter? Spine 2008; 33(4): 428-435.

Weinstein J, Tosteson T, Lurie J, Tosteson A, Blood E, Hanscom B, Herkowitz HN, Cammisa F et al. Surgical versus nonsurgical therapy for lumbar spinal stenosis. N Engl J Med 2008; 358: 794-810.

Francke, E, Fischgrund JS. Emerging Technologies in Spine Surgery. Seminars in Spine Surgery: Low Back Pain, 2008.

Sliva C, Fischgrund JS. Lumbar Spine Instrumentation. Complications in Orthopaedics: AAOS Monograph, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2008; 67-77.

Vaccaro AR, Whang PG, Patel T, Phillips FM, Anderson DG, Albert TJ, Hilibrand AS, Brower RS, Kurd MF, Appannagari A, Patel M, Fischgrund JS. The safety and efficacy of OP-1 (rhBMP-7) as a replacement for iliac crest autograft for posterolateral lumbar arthrodesis: minimum 4-year follow-up of a pilot study. Spine J. 2007

Baker KC, Drelich J, Miskioglu I, Israel R and Herkowitz HN. Effect of polyethylene pretreatments on the biomimetic deposition and adhesion of calcium phosphate films. Acta Biomaterialia 2007; 3(3): 391-401.

Brkaric M, Baker KC, Israel R, Harding T, Montgomery DM, Herkowitz HN. Early failure of bioabsorbable anterior cervical fusion plates: Case report and failure analysis. J Spinal Disord Tech 2007; 20: 248-54.

Zigler J, Delamarter R, Spivak JM, Linovitz RJ, Danielson GO, Haider TT, Cammisa F, Zuchermann J, Balderston R, Kitchel, S, Foley K, Watkins R, Bradford D, Yue J, Yuan H, Herkowitz H. Results of the prospective, randomized, multicenter Food and Drug Administration investigational device exemption study of the ProDisc-L total disc replacement versus circumferential fusion for the treatment of 1-level degenerative disc disease. Spine 2007; 32(11): 1155-62.

Weinstein JN, Lurie JD, Tosteson TD, Hanscom B, Tosteson AN, Blood EA, Birkmeyer NJ, Hilibrand A, Herkowitz HN, Camissa F, Albert T, Emery S, Lelnke L, Abdu W, Longley M, Errico T, Hu S. Surgical versus nonsurgical treatment for lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis. NEJM 2007; 356(22): 2257-70.

Herkowitz HN, Dirschl DR and Sohn DH. Pain management: The orthopaedic surgeon’s perspective. Orthopaedic forum. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2007; 89: 2532-5.

Shapiro PS, Rohde RS, Froimson MI, Lash RH, Postak P, Greenwald AS. The effect of local corticosteroid or ketorolac exposure on histologic and biomechanical properties of rabbit tendon and cartilage. Hand 2007; 2(4): 165-172.

Rohde RS, Wolfe SW. Nerve transfers for adult traumatic brachial plexus palsy. HSS Journal 2007; 3(1): 77-82.

Haisman JM, Rohde RS, Weiland AJ. Acute fractures of the scaphoid. Instructional Course Lectures 2007; 69-78. Hurbanek J, Anderson K, Kaatz S, Shepard A, Workings M, Rand K. Ulnar deep venous thrombosis in a professional baseball pitcher. A case report.” Am J Sports Med 2007; 35(12): 2131-34.

Sekon JS, Anderson K. Rupture of the distal semitendinosus tendon: A report of two cases in professional athletes. J Knee Surg 2007; 20(2): 147-150.

Tashman S, Kolowich PA, Collon DJ, Anderson K, Anderst W. Dynamic function of the ACL-reconstructed knee during running. Clin Orthop Rel Res 2007; 454: 66-73.
 
Anderson K, Boothby M, Aschenbrener D, Van Holsbeeck M. Outcome and structural integrity after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using two rows of fixation: Minimum 2-year follow-up” Am J Sports Med 2006; 34(12): 1899-1905.

Weinstein J, Luire J, Tosteson T, Skinner J, Hanscom B, Herkowitz H, Fischgrund J, Cammissa F, Albert T, Deyo R: Surgical vs nonoperative treatment for lumbar disc herniation. SPORT Observational Cohort. JAMA 2006; 296(20): 2451-2461.

Rohde RS, Goitz RJ. Deltoid compartment syndrome as a result of operative positioning: A case report. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2006; 15(3): 383-385.

Vibert BT, Sliva CD, Herkowitz HN. Treatment of instability and spondylolisthesis. In Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2006; 443: 222-7.

Haisman JM, Rohde RS, Weiland AJ. Acute fractures of the scaphoid. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2006; 88(12): 2750-2758.

Vibert BT, Sliva CD and Herkowitz HN. Treatment of instability and spondylolisthesis. Clin Orthop Rel Res 2006; 443: 222-227.

Herkowitz HN, Weinstein JN, Callaghan JJ, DeRosa GP. Spine fellowship education and its association with the part II oral certification examination. J Bone Joint Surg 2006; 88A(3): 668-670.

Cummins J, Lurie JD, Tosteson TD, Hanscom B, Abdu W, Birkmeyer N, Herkowitz H, Weinstein J. Descriptive epidemiology and prior healthcare utilization of patients in the spine patient outcomes research trial’s (SPORT) three observational cohorts. Spine 2006; 31(7): 806-14.

Herkowitz HN. Commentary on total disc replacement with the Charite artificial disc was as effective as lumbar interbody fusion. J Bone Joint Surg 2006; 88A(5): 1168.

Weinstein JN, Lurie J, Tosteson T, Skinner J, Hanscom B, Herkowitz HN et al. Surgical vs nonoperative treatment for lumbar disc herniation: One year outcomes from the randomized Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT). JAMA 2006; 296(20):2441-2450

Sengupta DK, Truumees E, Patel CK, Kazmierczak C, Hughes B, Elders G, Herkowitz HN. Outcome of local bone vs. autogenous iliac crest bone graft in the instrumented posterolateral fusion model of the lumbar spine. Spine 2006; 31(9): 985-991. Carlisle E, Fischgrund, JS. Bone morphogenetic proteins for spinal fusion. Spine J 2005; 5(6 Supp 1): S240-S249.

Truumees E. Spinal stenosis: pathophysiology, clinical and radiological classification. Instructional Course Lectures 2005; 54:287-302.

Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG, Patel T, Fischgrund JS, Truumees E, Herkowitz HN, Phillips F, Hilibrand A, Albert TJ, Wetzel T, McCulloch JA: Comparison of OP-1 Putty (rhBMP-7) to iliac crest autograft for posterolateral lumbar arthrodesis: A minimum 2-Year follow-up pilot study. Spine 2005; 30(24):2709-2716.

Sengupta DK, Herkowitz HN. Degenerative spondylolisthesis. Review of current trends and controversies. Spine 2005; 30(6S): 71-81.

Vaccaro AR, Patel T, Fischgrund JS, Anderson DG, Truumees E, Herkowitz HN, Phillips F, Hilibrand A, Albert TJ. A 2-year follow-up pilot study evaluating the safety and efficacy of OP-1 putty (rhbmp-7) as an adjunct to iliac crest autograft in posterolateral lumbar fusions. Eur Spine J 2005.

Vaccaro AR, Patel T, Fischgrund JS, et al. A pilot study evaluating the safety and efficacy of OP-1 Putty (rhBMP-7) as a replacement for iliac crest autograft in posterolateral lumbar arthrodesis for degenerative spondylolisthesis. Spine 2004; 29(17):1885-1892.

Rohde RS, Kang JD. Thoracic disc herniation presenting with chronic nausea and abdominal pain: A case report. J Bone Joint Surg 86-A(2): 379-381, 2004.

Rohde RS, Studer RK, Chu CR. Porcine osteochondral allografts deteriorate after one week of cold storage. Clin Orthop Relat Res 427: 226-233, 2004.

Kornblum MB, Fischgrund JS, Herkowitz HN, Abraham DA, Berkower DL, Ditkoff JS. Degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis with spinal stenosis: A prospective long-term study comparing fusion and pseudarthrosis. Spine 2004; 29(7):726-733.

Fischgrund JS. The argument for instrumented decompressive posterolateral fusion for patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis. Spine 2004; 29(2):173-174.

Kooima CL, Anderson K, Teeter D, Craig JV, van Holsbeeck M. Subclinical evidence of medial collateral ligament injury and posteromedial impingement in professional baseball players. Am J Sports Med 2004; 32(7): 1602-6.

Tashman S, Collon DJ, Anderson K, Kolowich P. Abnormal rotational knee motion after ACL reconstruction. Am J Sports Med 2004; 32(4): 975-983.
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