Residents Present at Meeting for International Society

Published February 12, 2020

Trainees in the orthopaedic residency have presented their research at the annual meeting for the Orthopaedic Research Society.

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The meeting — which took place Feb. 8-11 in Phoenix — is an international hub for biologists, engineers, clinicians, surgeon-scientists, orthopaedic surgeons, veterinarians and those in the field of musculoskeletal science and orthopaedic care.

Participating in Poster Sessions

The society, which held two poster sessions, showcased University at Buffalo posters including:

  • “Comparison of Robot Assisted and Conventional Simultaneous Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty: Short Term Clinical Outcomes And Postoperative Component Position”
    Authors: Andrew Lee, MD, resident; Trevor Staub, MD, resident; Jeffrey Jancuska, MD, resident; Keely Boyle, MD, graduate of the orthopaedic residency; Sonja Pavlesen, MD, research assistant professor of orthopaedics; Sridhar R. Rachala, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics; Scott R. Nodzo, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics.
  • “Comparing Patient Reported Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Bicompartmental, Unicompartmental, and Total Knee Arthroplasty”
    Authors: Jeffrey Jancuska, MD, resident; Miles Dimillo, student in the medical education program; Trevor Staub, MD, resident; Sonja Pavlesen, MD, research assistant professor of orthopaedics; Sridhar R. Rachala, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics.
  • “Flexible Intramedullary Nailing of Length Unstable Pediatric Femur Fractures: 3-D Biomechanical Analysis of Traditional Antegrade And Retrograde Configurations Versus an Updated Retrograde Nail Configuration”
    Authors: Emmanouil Grigoriou, MD, resident; Ameya H. Deshpande, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering; Allison S. Binkley, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics; Mark Ehrensberger, PhD, associate professor of biomedical engineering; Jeremy P. Doak, MD, clinical associate professor of orthopaedics.
  • “Flexion Space Balance Using Trochlear Matching for Setting Femoral Component Rotation and Its Relationship to Traditional Femoral Rotational Landmarks in Robotic Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty” 
    Authors: Trevor Staub, MD, resident; Jeffrey Jancuska, MD, resident; Andrew Lee, MD, resident; Michael Cobler-Lichter, student in the medical education program; Keely Boyle, MD, graduate of the orthopaedic residency; Scott R. Nodzo, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics.
  • “Incidence of Proximal Femoral Diaphyseal Hypertrophy and Clinical Correlation in Two Generations of a Press-Fit Tapered Wedge Stem”
    Authors: Andrew P. Stegemann, DO, resident; Keely Boyle, MD, graduate of the orthopaedic residency; Michael Cobler-Lichter, student in the medical education program; Matthew E. Munschauer, student in the MD-MBA program; Kyle W. Zittel, student in the medical education program; Matthew J. Phillips, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics; Brian E. McGrath, MD, professor of orthopaedics.
  • “Intraoperative Planned Component Alignment During Robotic Arm Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty Correlates With Postoperative Measurements”
    Authors: Nickolas Van Roekel, MD, resident; Trevor Staub, MD, resident; Jeffrey Jancuska, MD, resident; Michael Cobler-Lichter, student in the medical education program; Keely Boyle, MD, graduate of the orthopaedic residency; Sridhar R. Rachala, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics; Scott R. Nodzo, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics.
  • “The Optimal Antibiotic Cement Combination for the Management of Cutibacterium Acnes-Related Prosthetic Shoulder Infection”
    Authors: Amrit V. Vinod, MD, resident; Thomas Listopadzki, student in the medical education program; John K. Crane, MD, PhD, professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases; Thomas R. Duquin, MD, clinical associate professor of orthopaedics; Sonja Pavlesen, MD, research assistant professor of orthopaedics; Lin Feng, senior clinical research coordinator; Matthew J. DiPaola, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics.
  • “Short-Term Clinical Outcomes and Component Placement Accuracy Following Robot Arm Assisted Versus Conventional Total Knee Arthroplasty”
    Authors: Trevor Staub, MD, resident; Jeffrey Jancuska, MD, resident; Nickolas Van Roekel, MD, resident; Michael Cobler-Lichter, student in the medical education program; Scott R. Nodzo, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics; Sridhar R. Rachala, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics.
  • “Surgeon-Placed Continuous Adductor Canal Block After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Technique Guide and Retrospective Outcomes Study”
    Authors: Jessica Block, MD, resident; Jeffrey Jancuska, MD, resident; Sonja Pavlesen, MD, research assistant professor of orthopaedics; Sridhar R. Rachala, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics.

Grigoriou Selected for Podium Presentation

Resident Emmanouil Grigoriou, MD, was selected to present “The Geriatric Trauma Outcome Score: Validation in the Elderly Orthopaedic Population and Proposal of an Updated Scoring System” at a podium session.

His co-authors on the research are Sonja Pavlesen, MD, research assistant professor of orthopaedics; Basel Touban, MD, a 2018 graduate of the orthopaedic residency; Christopher E. Mutty, MD, clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics; and Mark J. Anders, MD, clinical associate professor of orthopaedics.

Society Accelerates Musculoskeletal Discovery

For more than six decades, the Orthopaedic Research Society has been a leading research society bringing together researchers and surgeons to give them a community for sharing new research findings, discussing new ideas and collaborating in innovative ways. 

It exists to accelerate musculoskeletal discovery for improving health and help achieve a world without musculoskeletal limitations.