Publications

 

University of California, San Francisco

 

The Value of Multilevel Fusions for Spinal Deformity

 

SH Berven. Evaluation and Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity: Skull to Sacrum Presentation: Complication in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Rate, Impact and reasons for revision and Outcomes and Value Optimization in Adult Deformity Surgery- Cost Consideration- Improving Outcomes and Durability. North American Spine Society (presentation) 2015.
 

Beckerman D, Sharf T, Racine L, Burch S, Berven SH. 2016. Outcomes in adult deformity surgery: what happens to those patients who are lost to follow-up? North American Spine Society 31st Annual Meeting: Boston, MA (October 2016). The Spine Journal. 16(10) Supplement: S349–50.

 

Beckerman D, Sharf T, Ntshaykolo JJ, Burch S, Berven S, Racine L. 2016. Outcomes in adult deformity surgery: What happens to those patients who are lost to follow-up? 43rd Annual Meeting of The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine: Singapore (May 2016). Podium presentation.


Theologis AA, Miller L, Callahan M, Lau D, Zygourakis C, Scheer JK, Burch S, Pekmezci M, Chou D, Tay B, Mummaneni P, Berven S, Deviren V, Ames CP. The Economic Impact of Revision Surgery for Proximal Junctional Failure after Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Cost Analysis of 57 Operations in A 10-Year Experience at a Major Deformity Center. Spine. (Phila Pa 1976). PMID: 26909838
 

Beckerman D, Sharf T, Racine L, Burch S, Berven S. Outcomes in primary adult deformity surgery: What happens to patients who are lost to follow-up? E-poster Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic September 2016.

Beckerman D, Burch S, Racine L, Berven S. Outcomes in Adult Deformity Surgery: What Happens to Those Patients Who are Lost to Follow-up? Oral Research Presentation at the International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques, Washington DC, July 2016

Hohenstein N, Verma K, Deviren V, Burch S, Berven S, Beckerman D. Appropriate surgical procedures in older patients with spinal deformity: a comparison of surgical approaches. Oral Research Presentation at the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, Singapore, SG May 2016 

J. Bae; AA. Theologis; R. Strom; B. Tay; S. Burch; SH. Berven; P. Mummaneni; D. Chou; CP. Ames; and V. Deviren. Comparative Analysis of Three Different Surgical Strategies for Adult Spinal Deformity with Moderate Sagittal Imbalance Society for Minimally Invasive Supine Surgery. Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Annual Forum; Las Vegas Nevada Oct 13-15, 2016

D. Beckerman; M. Callahan; L. Racine; S.H. Berven; S. Burch; V. Deviren. Poster 130. The Value of Multilevel Fusions for Adult Spinal Deformity: A Retrospective Analysis of Outcomes and Cost of Care. North American Spine Society 31ST Annual Meeting October 26-29, 2016 Boston


A. Avramis; S.H. Berven; D.C. Burton; C. Robinson; J. L. Gum; L.Y. Carreon; C.P. Ames; S. Bess; S.D. Glassman; M.P. Kelly; V. Deviren; M. O’Brien; R.A. Hostin Jr. International Spine Study Group Abstract 278. Consistency of Direct Cost Reporting across Regional Deformity. Centers in the U.S. North American Spine Society 31ST Annual Meeting October 26-29, 2016 Boston, MA.

 

SH Berven. Why safety really matters to all stakeholders? and Deformity surgery is cost efficient with demonstrated health benefits. 14th Annual Cabo Meeting: State of Spine Surgery Think Tank Presentation. June 14-18, 2017 Cabo San Lucas. 

Beckerman D, Berven S, Racine L, Sharf T, Callahan M, Burch S, Deviren V, Hu S, Tay. The Value of Multilevel Fusions for Adult Spinal Deformity: A Retrospective Analysis of Outcomes and Cost of Care. Oral Research Presentation at the Global Spine Congress in Milan, Italy, May 2017 

Screening perilacunar remodeling to identify novel therapies to improve bone quality

Integrated in vivo and in vitro high-throughput analyses of  osteocyte-mediated bone remodeling

 

Fowler TW, Acevedo C, Mazur CA, Hall-Glenn F, Fields A, Bale H, Ritchie RO, Lotz J, Vail T, Alliston T. 2016. Osteocyte-driven perilacunar remodeling is impaired in glucocorticoid induced osteonecrosis. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2016 Annual Meeting; 2016 September 16- 19; Atlanta, GA, Abstract 182
 

Dole NS, Mazur CA, Acevedo C, Fowler TW, Lopez J, Monteiro DA, Woo JJ, Mohammad KS, Alliston T. 2017. Novel role of TGF in osteocytes: Regulation of perilacunar remodeling and bone quality. Orthopaedic Research Society 2017Annual Meeting; 2017 March 19-22; San Diego, CA, Abstract 32, New Investigator Recognition Award.
 

Dole NS, Mazur CA, Acevedo C, Fowler TW , Lopez J, Monteiro DA, Woo JJ, Mohammad KS, Alliston T. 2017. Osteocyte intrinsic TGF signaling in regulates bone quality through perilacunar remodeling. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2017 Annual Meeting; 2017 September 8- 11; Denver, CO, Abstract 1141, Young Investigator Award.

Dole NS, Mazur CM, Acevedo C, Lopez J, Monteiro DA, Gludovatz B, Ritchie RO, Mohammad KS, Alliston T. 2017. TGF regulation of osteocytic perilacunar remodeling is crucial for maintaining bone quality. Orthopaedic Research Society 47th International Musculoskeletal Biology Workshop; 2017 August 6-9; Sun Valley, ID, ASBMR Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Award.

Fowler TW, Acevedo C, Mazur CM, Hall-Glenn F, Fields AJ, Bale HA, Ritchie RO, Lotz JC, Vail TP, Alliston T. 2017. Glucocorticoid suppression of osteocyte perilacunar remodeling is associated with subchondral bone degeneration in osteonecrosis. Scientific Reports. 7:44618. PMICD: PMC 5361115

Dole NS, Mazur CA, Acevedo C, Lopez JP, Monteiro DA, Fowler TA, Gludovatz B, Walsh F, Regan JN, Messina S, Evans DS, Lang TF , Zhang B, Ritchie RO, Mohammad KS, Alliston T. 2017. Osteocyte intrinsic TGF signaling regulates bone quality through perilacunar remodeling. Cell Reports. 21(():2585- 2596. PMID: 29186693

 

 

Assessment of spinal balance and range of motion using the Kinect motion analysis system


Lin MC, Herfat ST, Bahney CS, Meir M, Maharbiz MM. Impedance spectroscopy to monitor fracture healing. PMID: 26737448. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc​ 2015;2015:5138-41. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319548.
 

Lin MC, Hu D, Yang F, Herfat ST, BahneyCS, Marmor M, Maharbiz MM. Using impedance to track fracture healing rates in mice in vivo: A pilot study. PMID: 29060219. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc​ 2017 Jul;2017:1724-1727.
 

Curran P, Beckerman D, Lotz J, Burch S. 2017. Assessment of spinal balance and range of motion using the kinect motion analysis system. Global Spine Congress: Milan, Italy (May 2017). Poster Presentation.

Bailey, JF; Curran, P; Beckerman, D; Lotz, JC; Burch, S. 2018. Dynamic sagittal balance associates with patient reported disability in adult spinal deformity population. Orthopaedic Research Society, Abstract 1689

Bailey, JF; Curran, P; Beckerman, D; Lotz, JC; Burch, S. 2018. Dynamic sagittal balance associates with patient reported disability in adult spinal deformity population. International Society of Study of the Lumbar Spine 45nd Annual Meeting, May 2018. Banff, Canada. Podium presentation.

 

Development of novel impedance sensor to monitor fracture healing

Lin MC, Herfat ST, Bahney CS, Meir M, Maharbiz MM. 2015. Impedance spectroscopy to monitor fracture healing. 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Milan, Italy (August 2015) and Conference Proceeding IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. 5138-41. Podium presentation and manuscript. PMID: 26737448.

 

Lin MC, Yang F, Herfat ST, Bahney CS, Maharbiz MM, Marmor M. 2016. Novel impedance spectroscopy device detects fracture progression in mice. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: Orlando, FL (March 2016). Podium Presentation.

 

Lin M, Yang F, Herfat S, Bahney C, Maharbiz M, Marmor M. 2016. Impedance measurements correlate to callus maturation of mice tibia fractures. Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting: National Harbor, MD (October 2016). Podium presentation.

 

Lin MC, Hu D, Yang F, Herfat ST, Bahney CS, Maharbiz MM, Marmor M. 2017. Using impedance to characterize fracture states in externally-stabilized mouse tibia fractures vs. critical-sized defects. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: San Diego, CA (March 2017). Poster Presentation.

 

Lin MC, Hu D, Yang F, Herfat ST, Bahney CS, Marmor M, Maharbiz MM. 2017.  Using impedance to track fracture healing rates in mice in vivo: A pilot study” 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Jeju Island, South Korea (July 2017) and Conference Proceeding IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Podium presentation and manuscript. PMID: 29060219. 


M. Lin, D. Hu, M. Marmor, S. Herfat, C. Bahney, M. Maharbiz. Smart Bone Plates Can Monitor Fracture Healing. Scientific Reports 2019. PMID: 30765721. 

Enhancing endplate permeability to treat or prevent intervertebral disc degeneration

Wong J, Ouyang A, Sampson S, Lotz JC, Fields AJ. 2017. Identification of the compositional traits and permeabilities of the cartilage endplate that are required for nutrient transport and disc cell survival. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: San Diego, CA (March 2017). Podium Presentation.

 

Dolor A, Lee S, Szoka F. 2016. Disrupting the tumor matrix for increased nanoparticle drug penetration. Globalization of Pharmaceutics Education Network. Lawrence, KS. Podium presentation (Awarded)

Dolor A, Fields A, Szoka F. 2017. Enhancing permeability with liposomal MMP-8 to treat or prevent disc degeneration. Gordon Research Conference: Matrix Metalloproteinases. Biddeford, ME. Poster Presentation

Wong J, Ouyang A, Sampson S, Lotz JC, Fields AJ. 2016. Identification of the compositional traits and permeabilities of the cartilage endplate that are required for nutrient transport and disc cell survival. Spine Research Symposium: New Horizons in Intervertebral Disc Research. (Podium)

Dolor A, Sampson S, Lotz JC, Szoka FC, Fields AJ. 2019. Matrix modification for enhancing transport properties of the human cartilage endplate to improve disc nutrition. Transactions of the Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society.

Dolor A, Sampson S, Lotz JC, Szoka FC, Fields AJ. Matrix modification for enhancing transport properties of the human cartilage endplate to improve disc nutrition. Transactions of the Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society 2019. Abstract.

Wong J, Sampson SL, Bell-Briones H, Ouyang A, Lazar AA, Lotz JC, Fields AJ. Nutrient supply and nucleus pulposus cell function: effects of the transport properties of the cartilage endplate and potential implications for intradiscal biologic therapy. Journal of Biomechanics 2019. PMID: 30554819. 
 

Dolor A, Sampson SL, Lazar AA, Lotz JC, Szoka FC, Fields AJ. Matrix modification for enhancing the transport properties of the human cartilage endplate to improve disc nutrition. PLoS One 2019. PMID: 30970007.

 

Wong J, Sampson SL, Bell-Briones H, Ouyang A, Lazar AA, Lotz JC, Fields AJ. Nutrient supply and nucleus pulposus cell function: effects of the transport properties of the cartilage endplate and potential implications for intradiscal biologic therapy. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2019. PMID: 30721733.

Osteobiologic products used to enhance bony fusion

Sing DC, Metz LN. 2017. Variability in bone graft substitute utilization and cost in short-segment transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion. UCSF Center for Healthcare Value's Improving Value Together Forum: San Francisco, CA (April 2017). Poster Presentation

 

Low-intensity Pulsed Ultrasound as a novel therapy for disc repair and reduction of disc degeneration

 

Horne D, Jones P, Adams M, Lotz JC, Diederich C. 2018. Development of a custom LIPUS system with uniform far-field exposure and demonstration of LIPUS-induced increase in collagen synthesis in annulus fibrosus cells. Focused Ultrasound 6th International Symposium. Reston, VA. Published.

 

Horne D, Jones P, Adams M, Lotz JC, Diederich C. 2019. Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound far-field exposure increases matrix synthesis in AF cells. The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine Annual Meeting: Kyoto, Japan (June 2019).

Devante Aaron Horne. LIPUS far-field exposimetry system for uniform stimulation of tissues in-vitro: development and validation with bovine intervertebral disc cells. Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, Volume 6, Number 3.

Analysis of the cause of pseudarthrosis in multilevel spinal fusions


Gussus Y, Beckerman D, Jain N, Berven S. Spinal Infections and Pseudarthrosis, AOSpine Master Series: AOSpine Masters Series, Volume 10: Spinal Infections. AOSpine Masters Series, Chapter 18. 2018 (Book Chapter)

Ibrahim J, Beckerman D, Tenorio A, Racine L, Burch S, Berven S. Infection as an etiology for pseudarthrosis in multilevel spinal fusions. Oral Research Presentation at the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) Annual Meeting in Banff Alberta, Canada, May 15, 2018. 

Beckerman D, Ibrahim J, Tenorio A, Theologis A, Berven S. Infection as an etiology for pseudarthrosis in multilevel spinal fusions. Oral Research Presentation at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, Sept, 2019.


High-throughput screening for osteocyte-mediated bone remodeling (OMBRE) regulatory compounds 

Yee CS, Schurman C, Baylon EG, White C, Allistion T. Validated analysis of osteocyte-mediated bone remodeling using in vivo methods. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2018 Annual Meeting; September 29-October 1, 2018; Montreal, Quebec, CA, Abstract SUN-0671

Dole NS, Yee CS, Acevedo C, Mazur CM, Alliston T. TGFβ regulation of perilacunar/canalicular remodeling is sexually dimorphic.American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2018 Annual Meeting; September 29-October 1, 2018; Montreal, Quebec, CA, Abstract 1004.

Yee CS, Schurman CA, White CR, Alliston T. Investigating Osteocytic Perilacunar/Canalicular Remodeling. Current Osteoporosis Report 2019. PMID: 31227998. 

Mazur CM, Woo JJ, Yee CS, Fields AJ, Acevedo C, Bailey KN, Kaya S, Fowler TW, Lotz JC, Dang A, Kuo AC, Vail TP, Alliston T. Osteocyte dysfunction promotes osteoarthritis through MMP13-dependent suppression of subchondral
bone homeostasis
. Bone Research 2019. PMID: 31700695

Neha S Dole, Cristal S Yee, Courtney M Mazur, Claire Acevedo, Tamara Alliston. TGF β regulation of perilacunar/canalicular remodeling is sexually dimorphic. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 2020. PMID: 32282961. 

Tamara Alliston. Methods in Molecular Biology - Skeletal Development and Repair’ (2nd Edition). Springer. Methods in Molecular Biology - Skeletal Development and Repair’ (2nd Edition). Springer 2020. (Book Chapter)

Predictive modeling for clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of surgery for lumbar degenerative pathologies and spinal deformity

 

Ibrahim J, Racine L, Beckerman D, Burch S, Berven S. Outcomes of Complex Spine Surgery in Elderly Patients. Oral Research Presentation at the Global Spine Congress, Singapore, May 2, 2018. 

Ibrahim J, Singh P, Beckerman, D, Hu, S, Tay, B, Deviren, V, Burch S, Berven S. Outcomes and Quality of Life Improvement After Multilevel Spinal Fusion in Elderly Patients. Global Spine Journal May 19, 2019. PMID: 32206514. 
 

Predictive Modeling of Readmission, Reoperation and Clinical Outcomes at 2 Years after Spine Fusion Surgery/Identifying Risk Factors for Pseudarthrosis

Beckerman D, Esparza M, Lee SI, Berven S, Bederman S, Hus S, Burch S, Deviren V, Tay B, Mummaneni P. Cost Analysis of Single-Level Lumbar Fusions. Global Spine Journal 2020. PMID: 32002348.

Reachable Workspace

A Ngan, W Xiao, PF Curran, WJ Tseng, LW Hung, C Nguyen, R Matthew, B Ma, J Lotz, B Feeley. Functional workspace and patient-reported outcomes improve after reverse and total shoulder arthroplasty. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2019. PMID: 31281000. 

Matthew R, Wu S, Elorza S, Friedman J, Aung M, Ma C, Bailey J, Feeley B. Quantifying Logitudinal Changes in Shoulder Functin After Shoulder Arthoplasty. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2020. Manuscript under review.

R Matthew, S Seko, G Kurillo, R Bajcsy, L Cheng, J Han, J Lotz. Reachable Workspace and Proximal Function Measures for Quantifying Upper Limb Motion. Journal of Biomedical And Health Informatics 2020. PMID: 32340969. 

Wearable activity sensors and patient reports outcomes in total hip arthroplasty: a nested RCT

Joseph T Patterson, Hao-Hua Wu, Christopher C Chung, Ilya Bendich, Jeffrey J Barry , Stefano A Bini. Wearable activity sensors and early pain after total joint arthroplasty. Arthroplasty Today 2020. PMID: 32211478. 

 

 

University of Toledo


Alterations in segmental stability with differing lumbar interbody cages, including expandable cages: An in vitro and finite element investigation


Kodigudla M, Desai D, Agarwal A, Momeni N, Goel VK, Agarwal AK, Schultz C. 2014. Expandable Cages Effectively Stabilize the Spine Better than TLIF Cage. Annual Meeting of The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine: Seoul, Korea (June 2014). 


Kodigudla M, Agarwal A, Agarwal AK, Shahraki N, Schultz C, Goel VK. 2014. Biomechanical performance of PLIF standalone expandable cages is better than TLIF cage in stabilizing the spine.  World Congress on Biomechanics: Boston, Massachusetts (July 2014). 


Sudershan S, Forstat K, Thalla P, Agarwal A, Goel V, Schultz C. 2016. Interbody cage footprint sizes that extend to endplate peripheral region provide better resistance to subsidence62nd Annual Meeting of The Orthopaedic Research Society: Orlando, FL (March 2016). 


Sudershan S, Kodigudla M, Dhanvin D, Agarwal A, Momeni N, Agarwal A, Goel V, Schultz C.2016. Position and material of the PLIF standalone expandable cage don't alter constructability: A cadaver and Finite Element study. Annual Meeting of The Orthopaedic Research Society: Orlando, FL (March 2016). 


Sudershan S, Agarwal A, Goel V. 2017. Lateral lumbar interbody cages with different shapes do not affect endplate stress location but affects stress magnitude: A Finite Element study. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: San Diego, CA (March 2017). 

 


Biomechanics of fusion with lag screws placed across adjacent vertebral bodies compared to traditional pedicle screw fusion approach


Kodigudla M, Sudershan S, Kelkar A, Goel V, Agarwal A, Elbulut D, Gomleksiz C. 2017. Lag screws placed across adjacent vertebral bodies stabilize the segment similar to traditional pedicle screws. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: San Diego, CA (March 2017). Poster Presentation.


Sudershan S, Agarwal A, Goel V. 2017. Unicortical and bicortical lateral plate fixation offer similar stability and load on the endplate but pedicle screw fixation offers better stability and load reduction: A Finite Element study. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: San Diego, CA (March 2017). 

 


Development of a computational “worst case” device performance tool for use in evaluating orthopaedic implant device design envelopes: ACL graft pilot


Summers R, Vaddamani V, Hewett T, Goel V. 2017. Determination of muscle force and joint loading in a simulated jump landing task using AnyBody. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: San Diego, CA (March 2017). Poster Presentation.

 


Development of a low cost and minimally invasive growth rods (for lengthening)


Vosoughi A, Dick D, Agarwal A, Agarwal AK, Goel V. 2017. Development and evaluation of a low-cost minimally invasive growth rod for juvenile scoliotic patients. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: San Diego, CA (March 2017). Poster Presentation.


Vosoughi A, Kiapour A, Agarwal A, Goel V. 2017. Three-dimensional correction of the juvenile scoliotic spine: Finite Element study. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: San Diego, CA (March 2017). Poster Presentation.


 

Prevention of bacterial infection during spinal fusion
 

Lin B, Caldwell C, Bhaduri S, Goel V, Agarwal A. 2017. Development of an antibacterial polymer incorporated calcium phosphate-based cement for surgical prophylaxis. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: San Diego, CA (March 2017). 

 


Sacroiliac joint fusion minimally affects adjacent lumbar segment motion: A Finite Element study


Jouka A. S, Shah A, Crutchfield C, Zakeri B, Kiapour A, Agarwal A. K, Elgafy H, Ebraheim N, Goel V. 2017. Biomechanical differences between male and female sacroiliac joint: A Finite Element study. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: San Diego, CA (March 2017). Poster Presentation.

 

Amin Joukar, M.S, Ali Kiapour, Ph.D, Anoli Shah, Ardalan Seyed Vosoughi, M.S., Vijay K. Goel, Ph.D. Sacroiliac joint fusion minimally affects adjacent lumbar segment motion: A Finite Element study. European Spine Journal. Manuscript pending publication. 

 

Ali Kiapour, Amin Joukar, Hossein Elgafy, Deniz U Erbulut, Anand K Agarwal, Vijay K Goel. Biomechanics of the Sacroiliac Joint: Anatomy, Function, Biomechanics, Sexual Dimorphism, and Causes of Pain. International Journal of Spine Surgery, Vol. 14, Supplement 1, 2020, pp. S3–S13. PMID: 32123652.


Tapered reduction of cement volume in the proximal vertebrae adjacent to the fused segment may translate into a decreased rate of Posterior Junctional Kyphosis


Zavatsky J, Shah A, McGuire R, Serhan H, Kelkar A, Kodigudla M, Agarwal A, Briski D, Goel VK. 2016. Reduced rate of proximal junctional fractures above long-segment instrumented constructs utilizing a tapered dose of bone cement for prophylactic bertebroplasty - A biomechanical investigation. Global Spine Congress & World Forum for Spine Research: Dubai (April 2016). Podium Presentation.


Shah A, Zavatsky J, McGuire R, Serhan H, Kelkar A, Kodigudla M, Goel V. 2016. Reduced rate of proximal junctional fractures above long-segment instrumented constructs utilizing a tapered dose of bone cement for prophylactic vertebroplasty - A biomechanical investigation. 62nd AnnualMeeting of The Orthopaedic Research Society: Orlando, FL (March 2016). Podium Presentation.

 

Shah A, Zavatsky J, McGuire R, Serhan H, Goel V. 2016. Does the location of prophylactic vertebral cement above long-segment fusion constructs affects endplate stress: A Finite Element Model. Global Spine Congress & World Forum for Spine Research: Dubai (April 2016). GlobalSpine Journal. Vol 6, GO172. Poster Presentation.


Shah A, Zavatsky J, McGuire R, Serhan H, Goel V. 2016. Location of injected cement in proximal vertebrae adjacent to the fused segment will effect the Posterior Junctional Kyphosis: A Finite Element study. 62nd Annual Meeting of The Orthopaedic Research Society: Orlando, FL (March 2016). Poster Presentation.


Shah A, McGuire R, Serhan H, Agarwal A, Goel V, Zavatsky J. 2017. Calculation of optimal bone cement dosage and location for prophylactic vertebroplasty during long thoracolumbar fusion to reduce the occurrence of Proximal Junction Kyphosis (PJK) - A Finite Element study.  63rd AnnualMeeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: San Diego, CA (March 2017). Poster Presentation.

 


TP trajectory technique for thoracic pedicle screw placement improving accuracy and reproducibility


Lonner BS, Ren Y, Alanay A, Verma K, Goel VK. 2015. Transverse process trajectory technique a new pathway to the thoracic pedicle m the deformed spree. 30th Annual Meeting of The North America Spine Society: Chicago, IL (October 2015). Poster Presentation.


Lonner B, Verma K, Roonprapunt C, Ren Y, Kelkar A, Kodigudla M, Goel V. 2017. The transverse process trajectory technique as an alternative method for thoracic pedicle screw implantation: A radiographic and biomechanical analysis. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society: San Diego, CA (March 2017). Poster Presentation.

No-touch packaging system for pedicle screws

Agarwal A, Lin B, Wang JC, Schultz C, Garfin SR, Goel VK, Anand N, Agarwal AK. 2018. Efficacy of Intraoperative Implant Prophylaxis in Reducing Intraoperative Microbial Contamination. Global Spine Journal. 2018 Jun 12:2192568218780676.

Agarwal A, Schultz C, Goel VK, Agarwal A, Anand N, Garfin SR, Wang JC. 2018. Implant Prophylaxis: The Next Best Practice Toward Asepsis in Spine Surgery. Global Spine Journal. 2018 Apr 24:2192568218762380.

Agarwal A, Schultz C, Agarwal AK, Wang JC, Garfin SR, Anand N. 2018. Harboring Contaminants in Repeatedly Reprocessed Pedicle Screws. Global Spine Journal. 2018 Jun 25:2192568218784298.

Agarwal A, MacMillan A, Goel V, Agarwal AK, Karas C. 2018. A Paradigm Shift Toward Terminally Sterilized Devices. Clinical spine surgery. 2018 Aug 1;31(7):308-11.

 

Agarwal A, Anand N, Wang JC, Agarwal A, Schultz C, Elgafy HK, Goel VK, Karas C, Garfin SR, Gowan DP. 2018. Reducing Bacterial Dose During Instrumented Spine Surgery: A Clinical Study on a Novel and Effortless Method. 33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society: Los Angeles, CA (September 2018). Podium Presentation.

Agarwal A, MacMillan A, Agarwal A, Anand N, Karas C, Wang JC. 2017. Unintended Practice of Delivering Contaminants to Patients through Implants. 32nd Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society: Orlando, FL (October 2017). Podium Presentation.

Agarwal A, Lin B, Goel VK, Wang JC, Garfin SR, Anand N, Elgafy HK, McGowan DP, Karas C, Agarwal AK. 2018. Avoiding Unnecessary Contamination of Implant-Bone Interface: A multi-center study. Annual Forum ’18 of Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Las Vegas NV (September 2018). Podium Presentation.

 

Agarwal A, MacMillan A, Agarwal AK, Anand N, Karas C, Wang JC, McGowan DP. 2018. Prevalence of Contaminants on Reprocessed Implants. Annual meeting ’18 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: New Orleans, LA (March 2018). Poster Presentation.

 

Agarwal A, MacMillan A, Brodsky M, Agarwal AK. 2017. The Socioeconomic Impact of Terminally Sterilized Devices. Annual meeting ’17Congress of Neurological Surgeons: Boston, MA (October 2017). Poster Presentation

 

MacMillan A, Brodsky M, Agarwal A, Agarwal AK. 2017. SSI Risk Reduction Techniques in Spine Surgery. Annual meeting ’17 Congress of Neurological Surgeons: Boston, MA (October 2017). Poster Presentation

 

Agarwal A, Anand N, Karas C, Wang JC, Agarwal AK, Garfin SR. 2018. "Sterile Implant" Really "Sterile" After Intraoperative

Handling? 3rd Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Summit: New York City, NY (April 2018). Poster Presentation

 

Pedicle Screw Handling during Surgery Contribute to Bioburden and Potential Approaches to Reduce Rate of Infection in Patients 
 

Agarwal A, Schultz C, Goel VK, Agarwal A, Anand N, Garfin SR, Wang JC. Implant Prophylaxis: The Next Best Practice Toward Asepsis in Spine Surgery. Global Spine Journal 2018. PMID: 30443488. 

Agarwal A, Lin B, Wang JC, Schultz C, Garfin SR, Goel VK, Anand N, Agarwal AK. Efficacy of Intraoperative Implant Prophylaxis in Reducing Intraoperative Microbial Contamination. Global Spine Journal 2019. PMID: 30775210

Agarwal A, MacMillan A, Goel V, Agarwal AK, Karas C. A Paradigm Shift Toward Terminally Sterilized Devices. Clinical spine surgery. Clin Spine Surg 2018. PMID: 29912733. 

 

Aakash Agarwal, Boren Lin, Hossein Elgafy, Vijay Goel, Chris Karas, Christian Schultz, Neel Anand, Steve Garfin, Jeffrey Wang, Anand Agarwal. Updates on Evidence-Based Practices to Reduce Preoperative and Intraoperative Contamination of Implants in Spine Surgery: A Narrative Review. Spine Surg Rel Res 2019. PMID: 32405555

Agarwal A, et al. Implant Retention or Removal for Management of Surgical Site Infection After Spinal Surgery. Global Spine Journal 2019. 

Clinically Relevant Finite Element Technique Based Protocol to  Evaluate Growing Rods for Early Onset Scoliosis Correction

 

Shekouhi N., Dick D., Baechle M. W. , Kaeley D. K., Goel V. K., Serhan H., Rawlinson J., Shaw D. Clinically relevant finite element technique based protocol to evaluate growing rods for early onset scoliosis. JOR Spine. Pending publication. 

 

Kaeley D.K., Baechle M. W., Shekouhi N., Dick D., Serhan H., Goel V. K. Finite element based test protocol to evaluate growth rods used in pediatric scoliosis patients. Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting 2019, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Shekouhi N., Dick D., Baechle M. W. , Kaeley D. K., Goel V. K. Finite element based test protocol to evaluate the effect of distraction on growth rods spanning over multiple spinal segments for pediatric scoliosis patients. ORS Annual Meeting, Feb 2020. 

 

TBD

E. Ruskin1, P.P. Coomar, P. Sikder, and S. B. Bhaduri. Magnetic Calcium Phosphate Cement for Hyperthermia Treatment of Bone Tumors. Biomimetics. Manuscript pending publication

Anoli A. Shah, Amey Kelkar, Manoj Kodigudla, Anand Agarwal, Robert McGuire, Jasmine Serhan, Joseph M. Zavatsky, Vijay K. Goel. Optimal Tapered Dose and Location of Vertebral Bone Cement May Reduce Proximal Junctional Kyphosis (PJK) by Reducing Adjacent Endplate Stresses in Long Segment Instrumentation Models - A Finite Element (FE) Study. PJK FEA. Manuscript pending publication.

Yogesh Kumaran, Anoli Shah, Akhil Katragadda, Adit Padgaonkar, Joseph Zavatsky, Robert Mcguire, Hassan Serhan, Hossein Elgafy, Vijay K. Goel. Paraspinal Muscle Atrophy in Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion and AdjacentSegment Degeneration: A Comparative Finite Element Analysis of Open and MinimallyInvasive Surgeries. European Spine Journal. Manuscript pending publication.

The Ohio State University

Dynamic joint motions in occupational environments as indicators of injury risk.

Jonathan S. Dufour 1, 2, Alexander M. Aurand 1, 2, Eric B. Weston 1, 2, Christopher N. Haritos 1, Reid A. Souchereau 1, 2, William S. Marras 1, 2. Dynamic joint motions in occupational environments as indicators of potential musculoskeletal injury risk. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 2020. Manuscript pending publication.

TBD

Eric B. Weston, William S. Marras . Comparison of push/pull force estimates using a single-axis gauge versus a three-dimensional hand transducer. Applied Ergonomics 2020. PMID: 32678789. 

Improvement of Push/Pull Force Assessments Using a Single-Axis Force Gauge copy

W. Gary Allread. New Guidelines for Designing Safe Pushing and Pulling Tasks. Applied Ergonomics Conference, Webinar, January 9, 2020. Abstract

Developing Ergonomic Slotting Guidelines for Piece-Pick Product Selection in Distribution Centers

Steven Lavender, Chunyi Sun, Yilun Xu, Carolyn Sommerich. Ergonomic Considerations when Slotting Piece-Pick Operations in Distribution Centers. Journal of Production Research. Manuscript pending review. 

 

Northeastern University

 

Using nanoscale surfaces to alter medical device surface energy

Bahram Saleh, Ada Vernet-Crua, Yusa Fumie, Thomas. J. Webster, Thomas. J. Sommer, Takafumi Komatsu. NanoSUS (Ultra Fine Grained Stainless-Steel) for Orthopedic Implants. Presented at the ORS start-up competition (receiving honorable mention), 2019. Abstract.

Bahram Saleh, Caterina Bartomeu Garcia, Thomas. J. Webster, Thomas. J. Sommer, Yusa Fumie, Takafumi Komatsu. NanoSUS (Ultra Fine Grained Stainless-Steel) for Percutaneous Spinal Injection. Presented at the TERMIS (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society) Start-up Competition, 2019. Abstract.

Ada Vernet, Shaunak Kelkar, Bahram Saleh, Caterina Bartomeu-Garcia, Yusa Fumie, Thomas. J. Webster, Takafumi Komatsu. Nano SUS (Ultra Fine Grained Stainless-Steel) for Orthopedic Implants. To be presented at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Conference, 2020. Abstract.

Ada Vernet-Crua, Bahram Saleh, Caterina Bartomeu-Garcia, Katayoon Kalantari, Yohei Suzuki, Yusa Fumie, Takafumi Komatsu, and Thomas J. Webster. Novel ultra-fine-grained stainless steel for implantable medical devices. Biomaterials 2020. Manuscript. 


Shaunak Kelkar, Bahram Saleh, Caterina Bartomeu-Garcia, Yusa Fumie, Takafumi Komatsu, and Thomas. J. Webster. Nano SUS (Ultra Fine Grained Stainless-Steel) for Orthopedic Implants. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Conference (virtual: November 16 – 20) 2020. Abstract.