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Dr. Vitale’s Peer-Reviewed Pediatric Scoliosis Surgery Publications & Research, (2006-present)

2019

  • Sethi RK, Yanamadala V, Shah SA, Fletcher ND, Flynn J, Lafage V, Schwab F, Heffernan M, DeKleuver M, Mcleod L, Leveque JC, Vitale M. Improving Complex Pediatric and Adult Spine Care While Embracing the Value Equation. Spine Deform. 2019 March;7(2):228-235. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2018.08.006. PMID: 30660216
  • Russo C, Trupia E, Campbell M, Matsumoto H, Smith J, Samdani A, Emans J, Roye D, Vitale M, Children’s Spine Study Group. The Association Between the Classification of Early-onset Scoliosis and Smith Complications After Initiation of Growth-friendly Spine Surgery: A Preliminary Study. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 January 19. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001337. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30672765

2018

  • Sethi RK, Yanamadala V, Shah SA, Fletcher ND, Flynn J, Lafage V, Schwab F, Heffernan M, DeKleuver M, Mcleod L, Leveque JC, Vitale M. Improving Complex Pediatric and Adult Spine Care While Embracing the Value Equation. Spine Deform. 2019 March;7(2):228-235. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2018.08.006. PMID: 30660216
  • Russo C, Trupia E, Campbell M, Matsumoto H, Smith J, Samdani A, Emans J, Roye D, Vitale M, Children’s Spine Study Group. The Association Between the Classification of Early-onset Scoliosis and Smith Complications After Initiation of Growth-friendly Spine Surgery: A Preliminary Study. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 January 19. doi:10.1097/BPO.0000000000001337. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30672765
  • Baranek ES, Maier SP 2nd, Matsumoto H, Hyman JE, Vitale MG, Roye DP Jr, Roye BD. Gross Motor Function Classification System Specific Growth Charts-Utility as a Risk Stratification Tool for Surgical Site Infection Following Spine Surgery. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Nov 2. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001285. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:30395003
  • Nielsen E, Andras LM, Bellaire L, Fletcher ND, Minkara A, Vitale MG, Troy M, Glotzbecker M, Skaggs DL. Don’t you wish you had fused to the pelvis the first time: a comparison of reoperation rate and correction of pelvic obliquity. Spine. 2018 Oct 5. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002888. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30299416
  • Larson AN, Ledonio CGT, Brearley AM, Sucato DJ, Carreon LY, Crawford AH, Stevenson DA, Vitale MG, Moertel CL, Polly DW Jr. Predictive Value and Interrater Reliability of Radiographic Factors in Neurofibromatosis Patients With Dystrophic Scoliosis. Spine Deform. 2018 Sept – Oct; 6(5):560-567. PMID: 30122392
  • Roye BD, Vitale MG. Nonoperative treatment of infantile spinal deformity. Current Orthopaedic Practice. 2018 SeptOct; 29(5): 436-39.
  • Beauchamp EC, Anderson RCE, Vitale MG. Modern Surgical Management of Early Onset and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Neurosurgery. 2018 July 17. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy267. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30016462
  • Imahiyerobo T, Minkara AA, Matsumoto H, Vitale MG. Plastic Multilayered Closure in Pediatric Nonidiopathic Scoliosis Is Associated With a Lower Than Expected Incidence of Wound Complications and Surgical Site Infections. Spine Deform. 2018 Jul – Aug;6(4):454-459. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2017.12.009. PMID:29886919
  • Bachabi M, McClung A, Pawelek JB, El Hawary R, Thompson GH, Smith JT, Vitale MG, Akbarnia BA, Sponseller PD, Children’s Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study Group. Idiopathic Early-Onset Scoliosis: Growing Rods Versus 17 Vertically Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Ribs at 5-Year Follow-up. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 June 8. doi:10.1097/BPO.0000000000001202. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29889772
  • Feinberg N, Matsumoto H, Hung CW, St Hilaire T, Pawelek J, Sawyer JR, Akbarnia BA, Skaggs DL, Roye BD, Roye DP Jr, Vitale MG. Expert Consensus and Equipoise: Planning a Randomized Controlled Trial of Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods. Spine Deform. 2018 May – Jun;6(3):303-307. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2017.11.002. PMID:29735141
  • Matsumoto H, Williams B, Park HY, Yoshimachi JY, Roye BD, Roye DP Jr, Akbarnia BA, Emans J, Skaggs D, Smith JT, Vitale MG. The Final 24-Item Early Onset Scoliosis Questionnaires (EOSQ-24): Validity, Reliability and Responsiveness. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Mar;38(3):144-151. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000799.PMID:27299779
  • Vitale M, Minkara A, Matsumoto H, Albert T, Anderson R, Angevine P, Buckland A, Cho S, Cunningham M, Errico T, Fischer C, Kim HJ, Lehman R Jr., Lonner B, Passias P, Protopsaltis T, Schwab F, Lenke L. Building Consensus: Development of Best Practice Guidelines on Wrong Level Surgery in Spinal Deformity. Spine Deform. 2018 Mar -Apr;6(2):121-129. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2017.08.005. Epub 2017 Oct 18. PMID: 29413733
  • Mackenzie WGS, McLeod L, Wang K, Crotty J, Hope JE, Imahiyerobo TA, Ko RR, Anderson RCE, Saiman L, Vitale MG. Team Approach: Preventing Surgical Site Infections in Pediatric Scoliosis Surgery. JBJS Rev. 2018 Feb;6(2):e2.doi: 10.2106/JBJS.RVW.16.00121. PMID: 29406434
  • Minkara A, Bainton N, Tanaka M, Kung J, DeAllie C, Khaleel A, Matsumoto H, Vitale M, Roye B. High Risk of Mismatch Between Sanders and Risser Staging in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Are We Guiding Treatment Using the Wrong Classification? J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Jan 22. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001135. PMID: 29290580
  • Mercuri E, Finkel RS, Muntoni F, Wirth B, Montes J, Main M, Mazzone ES, Vitale M, Snyder B, Quijano-Roy S, Bertini E, Davis RH, Meyer OH, Simonds AK, Schroth MK, Graham RJ, Kirschner J, Iannaccone ST, Crawford TO, Woods S, Qian Y, Sejersen T; SMA Care Group. Diagnosis and management of spinal muscular atrophy: Part 1: Recommendations for diagnosis, rehabilitation, orthopedic and nutritional care. Neuromuscul Disord. 2018 Feb;28(2):103-115. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2017.11.005. Epub 2017 Nov 23. PMID: 29290580

2017

  • Finkel RS, Mercuri E, Meyer OH, Simonds AK, Schroth MK, Graham RJ, Kirschner J, Iannaccone ST, Crawford TO,Woods S, Muntoni F, Wirth B, Montes J, Main M, Mazzone ES, Vitale M, Snyder B, Quijano-Roy S, Bertini E, Davis RH, Qian Y, Sejersen T; SMA Care group. Diagnosis and management of spinal muscular atrophy: Part 2: Pulmonary and acute care; medications, supplements and immunizations; other organ systems; and ethics. Neuromuscul Disord.2017 Nov 23. pii: S0960-8966(17)31290-7. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2017.11.004. PMID: 29305137
  • Kelley BJ, Minkara AA, Angevine PD, Vitale MG, Lenke LG, Anderson RC. Temporary occipital fixation in young children with severe cervical-thoracic spinal deformity. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Oct; 43(4): E11. DOI:10.3171/2017.7.FOCUS17287. PMID: 28965445
  • Park HY1, Matsumoto H, Feinberg N, Roye DP, Kanj WW, Betz RR, Cahill PJ, Glotzbecker MP, Luhmann SJ, Garg S, Sawyer JR, Smith JT, Flynn JM, Vitale MG. The Classification for Early-onset Scoliosis (C-EOS) Correlates with the Speed of Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR) Proximal Anchor Failure. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Sep;37(6):381-386. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000682.
  • El-Hawary R, Sturm P, Cahill P, Samdani A, Vitale M, Gabos P, Bodin N, d’Amato C, Harris C, Al Khudairy A, Smith JT. What is the Risk of Developing Proximal Junctional Kyphosis During Growth Friendly Treatments for Early-onset Scoliosis? J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Mar;37(2):86-91. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000599. PMID: 26192880 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
  • LaGreca J, Flynn T, Cahill PJ, Samdani A, Vitale MG, El-Hawary R, Smith JT, Phillips JH, Flynn JM, Glotzbecker M, Garg S; Children’s Spine Study Group. Patients Without Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM) Alerts During VEPTR Implantation Did Not Sustain Neurological Injury During Subsequent Routine Expansions: A Retrospective Multicenter Cohort Study. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Mar 21. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000976. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Mercuri E, Finkel R, Muntoni F, Wirth B, Montes J, Main M, Mazzone ES, Vitale M, Snyder B, Roy SQ, Bertini E, Davis RH, Meyer OH, Simonds A, Schroth M, Graham R, Krischner J, Iannaccone S, Crawford T, Wood S, Sejersen T, 18 Qian Y for the SMA Care group. Diagnosis and management of Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Part 1: diagnosis, rehabilitation, orthopedic and nutritional care. The Lancet. [Accepted March 2017, publication information to be added shortly].
  • El-Hawary R, Kadhim M, Vitale M, Smith J, Samdani A, Flynn JM; Children’s Spine Study Group. VEPTR Implantation to Treat Children With Early-Onset Scoliosis Without Rib Abnormalities: Early Results From a Prospective Multicenter Study. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Jan 30. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000943. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28141685.
  • Polly DW Jr, Ledonio CG, Diamond B, Labelle H, Sucato DJ, Hresko MT, Emans JB, Vitale MG, Erickson MA, Larson AN; Spinal Deformity Study Group. What are the Indications for Spinal Fusion Surgery in Scheuermann Kyphosis? J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Jan 30. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000931. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28141687.
  • Jenkins KJ, Beekman RH, Vitale MG, Hennrikus WL, Minich LL, Ackerman MJ, Berger S, Jaquiss RD, Mahle WT, Marino BS, Vincent JA, Morrow WR, Otsuka NY, Abzug JM, Ganley TJ, Herman MJ, Hyman JE, Segal LS, Shaw BA, Schwend RM. Off-Label Use of Medical Devices in Children. Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery. Section on Orthopaedics. Pediatrics 2017 Jan;139(1). pii: e20163439. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-3439.
  • Cyr M, Hilaire TS, Pan Z, Thompson GH, Vitale MG, Garg S; Childrenʼs Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study Group. Classification of Early Onset Scoliosis has Excellent Interobserver and Intraobserver Reliability. J Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2017 Jan;37(1):e1-e3. PMID:26600295
  • Jenkins KJ, Beekman RH, Vitale MG, Hennrikus WL, Minich LL, Ackerman MJ, Berger S, Jaquiss RD, Mahle WT, Marino BS, Vincent JA, Morrow WR, Otsuka NY, Abzug JM, Ganley TJ, Herman MJ, Hyman JE, Segal LS, Shaw BA, Schwend RM. Off-Label Use of Medical Devices in Children. Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery. Section on Orthopaedics. Pediatrics. 2016 Dec 26. pii: e20163439. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-3439. [Epub ahead of print]
  • El-Hawary R, Samdani A, Wade J, Smith M, Heflin JA, Klatt JW, Vitale MG, Smith JT; Children’s Spine Study Group. Rib-based Distraction Surgery Maintains Total Spine Growth. J Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2016 Dec;36(8):841-846.PMID:26090967
  • Glotzbecker MP, Wang K, Waters PM, McCarthy J, Flynn JM, Vitale MG; POSNA committee on the Quality, Safety, Value Initiative (QSVI). Quality, Safety, and Value in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. J Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2016 Sep;36(6):549-57. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000506. PMID:26296218
  • Glotzbecker MP, Gomez JA, Miller PE, Troy MJ, Skaggs DL, Vitale MG, Flynn JM, Barrett KK, Pace GI, Atuahene BN, Hedequist DJ. Management of Spinal Implants in Acute Pediatric Surg

2016

  • Matsumoto H, Williams B, Park HY, Yoshimachi JY, Roye BD, Roye DP, Akbarnia BA, Emans J, Skaggs D, Smith J, Vitale MG. The Final 24 Item Early Onset Scoliosis Questionnaires (EOSQ-24): Validity, Reliability and Responsiveness. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2016 June 13. Epub Ahead of Print. DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000799.
  • Wright ML, Skaggs DL, Matsumoto H, Woon RP, Trocle A, Flynn JM, Vitale MG. Does the Type of Metal Instrumentation Affect the Risk of Surgical Site Infection in Pediatric Scoliosis Surgery? Spine Deformity. 2016 May. 4(3): 206-210.
  • Salsgiver E, Crotty J, LaRussa SJ, Bainton NM, Matsumoto H, Demmer RT, Thumm B, Vitale MG, Saiman L. Surgical Site Infections following Spine Surgery for Non-idiopathic Scoliosis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2016 Feb 10. Epub Ahead of Print. DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000727
  • Del Mar Pozo-Balado M, Matsumoto H, Vitale MG, Praena-Fernández JM, Farrington DM. Reliability and Validity of the Adapted Spanish Version of the Early-onset Scoliosis-24 Questionnaire. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 May;41(10):E625-31. DOI: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001322.
  • Chan CM, Swindell HW, Matsumoto H, Park HY, Hyman JE, Vitale MG, Roye DP, Roye BD. Effect of Preoperative Indications Conference on Procedural Planning for Treatment of Scoliosis. Spine Deformity. 2016 January. 4(1): 27-32. DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2015.05.003, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2015.05.003

2015

  • Demirkiran HG, Kinikli GI, Olgun ZD, Kamaci S, Yavuz Y, Vitale MG, Yazici M. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25785592 Reliability and Validity of the Adapted Turkish Version of the Early-onset Scoliosis-24-Item Questionnaire (EOSQ-24). J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Dec;35(8):804-9. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000378.
  • Smith JT, Johnston C, Skaggs D, Flynn J, Vitale M.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25575362 A New Classification System to Report Complications in Growing Spine Surgery: A Multicenter Consensus Study. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Dec;35(8):798-803. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000386.
  • Roye BD, Wright ML, Matsumoto H, Yorgova P, McCalla D, Hyman JE, Roye DP, Shah SA, Vitale MG. An Independent Evaluation of the Validity of a DNA-Based Prognostic Test for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2015 Dec 16; 97 (24): 1994-1998. PMID: 26677232.
  • Park HY, Matsumoto H, Feinberg N, Roye DP, Kanj WW, Betz RR, Cahill PJ, Glotzbecker MP, Luhmann SJ, Garg S, Sawyer JR, Smith JT, Flynn JM, Vitale MG. The Classification for Early Onset Scoliosis (C-EOS) Correlates with the Speed of Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR) Proximal Anchor Failure. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2015 Nov 13; Epub Ahead of Print
  • Cyr M, Hilaire TS, Pan Z, Thompson GH, Vitale MG, Garg S; Childrenʼs Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study Group. Classification of Early Onset Scoliosis has Excellent Interobserver and Intraobserver Reliability. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2015 Nov 13. [Epub ahead of print]
    Glotzbecker MP, Wang K, Waters PM, McCarthy J, Flynn JM, Vitale MG; POSNA committee on the Quality, Safety, Value Initiative (QSVI).  HYPERLINK “http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26296218” Quality, Safety, and Value in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2015 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Hyman JE, Trupia EP, Wright ML, Matsumoto H, Jo Chan-Hee, Mulpuri K, Joseph B, Kim HKW. Interobserver and Intraobserver Reliability of the Modified Waldenstrom Classification System for Staging of Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2015 Apr 15; 97 (8): 643-650.  HYPERLINK “http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.N.00887” http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.N.00887
  • Vitale M, Wang K, Pace G. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26049308 The Wisdom of Crowds. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Jul-Aug;35(5 Suppl 1):S55-60. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000550.
    Matsumoto H, Colacchio, Schwab FJ, Lafage V, Roye DP, Vitale MG. Flatback Revisited: Reciprocal Loss of Lumbar Lordosis Following Selective Thoracic Fusion in the Setting of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine Deformity. 2015 July. 3(4): 345-351. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2015.01.004 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2015.01.004
  • El-Hawary R, Samdani A, Wade J, Smith M, Heflin JA, Klatt JW, Vitale MG, Smith JT; Children’s Spine Study Group. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26090967 Rib-based Distraction Surgery Maintains Total Spine Growth. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Matsumoto H, Colacchio ND, Schwab FJ, Lafage V, Sheha ED, Roye DP, Vitale MG. Unintended Change of Physiological Lumbar Lordosis and Pelvic Tilt After Posterior Spinal Instrumentation and Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: How Much Is Too Much? Spine Deformity. 2015 March. 3(2): 180-187. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2014.08.010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2014.08.010

2014

  • Vitale MG, Skaggs DL, Pace GI, Wright ML, Matsumoto H, Anderson RCE, Brockmeyer, DL, Dormans JP, Emans JB, Erickson MA, Flynn JM, Glotzbecker MP, Ibrahim KN, Lewis SJ, Luhmann SJ, Mendiratta A, Richards BS, Sanders JO, Shah SA, Smith JT, Song KM, Sponseller PD, Sucato DJ, Roye DP, Lenke LG. Best Practices in Intraoperative Neuromonitoring in Spine Deformity Surgery: Development of an Intraoperative Checklist to Optimize Response. Spine Deformity. 2014 Sept. 2 (5): 333-339. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2014.05.003, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2014.05.003
  • Gomez JA, Matsumoto H, Colacchio ND, Roye DP, Sucato DJ, Richards BS, Emans JB, Erickson MA, Sanders JO, Lenke LG, Vitale MG. Risk Factors for Coronal Decompensation After Posterior Spinal Instrumentation and Fusion in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine Deformity. 2014 Sept. 2(5): 380-385. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2014.05.001, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2014.05.001
  • Williams BA, Matsumoto H, McCalla DJ, Akbarnia BA, Blakemore LC, Betz RR, Flynn JM, Johnston CE, McCarthy RE, Roye DP Jr, Skaggs DL, Smith JT, Snyder BD, Sponseller PD, Sturm PF, Thompson GH, Yazici M, Vitale MG. Development and Initial Validation of a Novel Classification System for Early Onset Scoliosis: Classification of Early Onset Scoliosis (C-EOS). J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Aug 20. 96(16): 1359-67. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00253.PMID: 25143496
  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24921843, Use of the S-hook for Pelvic Fixation in Rib Based Treatment of Early Onsƒet Scoliosis: A Multicenter Study.Ramirez N, Flynn JM, Smith JT, Vitale M, Sturm P, Dʼ Amato C, Samdani A, Machiavelli R, El-Hawary R. Spine 2014 Jun 11
  • Glotzbecker MP, Garg S, Akbarnia BA, Vitale M, Hillaire TS, Joshi A.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24744235, Surgeon practices regarding infection prevention for growth friendly spinal procedures. J Child Orthop. 2014 May;8(3):245-50. doi: 10.1007/s11832-014-0584-1. Epub 2014 Apr 18.
  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23995146 A classification of growth friendly spine implants.Skaggs DL, Akbarnia BA, Flynn JM, Myung KS, Sponseller PD, Vitale MG; Chest Wall and Spine Deformity Study Group; Growing Spine Study Group; Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America; Scoliosis Research Society Growing Spine Study Committee.J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Apr-May;34(3):260-74
  • Matsumoto H, Williams BA, Corona J, Comer JS, Fisher PW, Neria Y, Roye BD, Roye DP, Vitale MG.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23872801, Psychosocial Effects of Repetitive Surgeries in Children With Early-Onset Scoliosis: Are We Putting Them at Risk? J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Mar; 34(2):172-8. PMID:23872801
  • Sheha ED, Hammouri Q, Snyder BD, Campbell RM Jr, Vitale MG. POSNA/SRS Task Force for Pediatric Medical Devices. Off-label use of pediatric orthopaedic devices: important issues for the future. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 5. 96(3):e21. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00288. PMID: 24500593
  • Prince DE, Matsumoto H, Chan CM, Gomez JA, Hyman JE, Roye DP Jr, Vitale MG. The Effect of Rod Diameter on Correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis at Two Years Follow UpJ Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jan;34(1):22-8. PMID:23863413
  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24720320 Recurrent spinal deformity after scoliosis surgery in children. Gomez JA, Makhni MC, Vitale MG. Instr Course Lect. 2014;63:345-51.

2013

  • Gigante P, McDowell MM, Bruce SS, Chirelstein G, Chiriboga CA, Dutkowsky J, Fontana E, Hyman J, Kim H, Morgan D, Pearson TS, Roye BD, Roye DP Jr, Ryan P, Vitale M, Anderson RC. Reduction in upper-extremity tone after lumbar selective dorsal rhizotomy in children with spastic cerebral palsy. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Dec. 12(6):588-94. doi: 10.3171/2013.9.PEDS12591. Epub 2013 Oct 11. PMID: 24116982
  • Tobert DG, Vitale MG. Strategies for treating scoliosis in children with spinal muscular atrophy. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2013 Nov. 42(11):E99-E103. PMID: 24340327
    Skaggs DL, Akbarnia BA, Flynn JM, Myung KS, Sponseller PD, Vitale MG; Approved by the Chest Wall and Spine Deformity Study Group, the Growing Spine Study Group, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and the Scoliosis Research Society Growing Spine Study Committee. A Classification of Growth Friendly Spine Implants. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23995146
  • Prince DE, Matsumoto H, Chan CM, Gomez JA, Hyman JE, Roye DP Jr, Vitale MG.  HYPERLINK “http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23863413” The Effect of Rod Diameter on Correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis at Two Years Follow Up. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23863413
  • Vitale MG, Riedel MD, Glotzbecker MP, Matsumoto H, Roye DP, Akbarnia BA, Anderson, RCE, Brockmeyer DL, Emans JB, Erickson M, Flynn JM, Lenke LG, Lewis SJ, Luhmann SJ, McLeod LM, Newton PO, Nyquist A, Richards BS, Shah SA.; Skaggs DL, Smith JT, Sponseller PD, Sucato DJ, Zeller RD, Saiman L.  HYPERLINK “http://journals.lww.com/pedorthopaedics/Abstract/2013/07000/Building_Consensus___Development_of_a_Best.1.aspx” Building Consensus: Development of a Best Practice Guideline (BPG) for Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Prevention in High-risk Pediatric Spine Surgery. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2013;33:471-478 PMID: 23752142
  • Glotzbecker MP, Riedel MD, Vitale MG, Matsumoto H, Roye DP, Erickson M, Flynn JM, Saiman L.  HYPERLINK “http://journals.lww.com/pedorthopaedics/Abstract/2013/07000/What_s_the_Evidence__Systematic_Literature_Review.2.aspx” What’s the Evidence? Systematic Literature Review of Risk Factors and Preventive Strategies for Surgical Site Infection Following Pediatric Spine Surgery. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2013; 33:479-487. PMID:23752143
  • Privitera DM, Matsumoto H, Gomez JA, Roye DP, JE Hyman, Vitale MG. Are breech rate for pedicle screws higher in the upper thoracic spine? Spine Deformity. 2013;1:189-195.
    Corona J, Miller DJ, Downs J, Akbarnia BA, Betz RR, Blakemore LC, Campbell RM, Flynn JM, Johnston CE, McCarthy RE, Roye DP, Skaggs DL, Smith JT, Snyder BD, Sponseller PD, Sturm PF, Thompson GH, Yazici M, Vitale MG.  HYPERLINK “http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23677368” Evaluating the extent of clinical uncertainty among treatment options for patients with early-onset scoliosis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013;95:e671-10. PMID:23677368
  • Mackenzie WG, Matsumoto H, Williams BA, Corona J, Lee C, Cody SR, Covington L, Saiman L, Flynn JM, Skaggs DL, Roye DP Jr, Vitale MG.  HYPERLINK “http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23636186” Surgical site infection following spinal instrumentation for scoliosis: a multicenter analysis of rates, risk factors, and pathogens.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013;95:800-6.PMID:23636186
  • Williams BA, Asghar J, Matsumoto H, Flynn JM, Roye DP Jr, Vitale MG.  HYPERLINK “http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23232383” More Experienced Surgeons Less Likely to Fuse: A Focus Group Review of 315 Hypothetical EOS Cases. Pediatr Orthop. 2013;33:68-74. PMID:23232383

2012

  • Roye BD, Matsumoto H, Vitale MG.  Selection of appropriate outcomes instruments.  Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  2013:33; 68-74. PMID: 22890447
    Matsumoto H, Tobert D, Romney E, Roye B, Hyman J, Vitale M, Dutkowsky J, Roye D. An urgent need for multidisciplinary, transitional and adult care in cerebral palsy: national and single institution trends. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2012: 54: S50-51.
  • Flynn JM, Matsumoto H, Torres F, Ramirez N, Vitale MG. Psychological Dysfunction in Children Who Require Repetitive Surgery for Early Onset Scoliosis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2012; 32(6):594-599. PMID: 22892621
  • Gomez JA, Vitale MG. Measuring Outcomes in Children with Early-Onset Scoliosis Semin Spine Surg 2012 Sept; 24(3):140-143
  • Franzone JM, Vitale MG. Growth Modulation of the Scoliotic Spine:Where Are We Now? Semin Spine Surg 2012 Sept; 24(3): 174-179
  • Corona J, Sanders JO, Luhmann SJ, Diab M, Vitale MG. Reliability of radiographic measures for infantile idiopathic scoliosis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012; 94:e861-8. PMID:22717838
  • Ajbarbua BA, Campbell RM, Dimeglio A, Flynn JM, Redding GJ, Sponseller PD, Vitale MG, Yazici M. Journal of Orthopaedics. 2011; 5:159-72. PMID: 22654977
  • Roye BD, Wright ML, Williams BA, Matsumoto H, Corona J, Hyman JE, Roye DP, Vitale MG. Does Scoliscore Provide More Information Than Traditional Clinical Estimates of Curve Progression? Spine. 2012; PMID: 22614798.
  • Saifi C, Matsumoto H, Vitale MG, Roye Jr DP, Hyman JE. The incidence of congenital scoliosis in infants with tetralogy of Fallot based on chest radiographs. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Part B. 2012; 21(4):313-316. PMID: 22547146
  • Miller DJ, Franzone JM, Matsumoto H, Gomez JA, Avendano J, Hyman JE, Roye DP, Vitale MG. Electronic monitoring improves brace-wearing compliance in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: A randomized clinical trial. Spine. 2012;37(9):717-721. PMID: 22517480

2011

  • Akbarnia BA, Campbell RM, Dimeglio A, Flynn JM, Redding GJ, Sponseller PD, Vitale MG, Yazici M.  HYPERLINK “http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22654977” Fusionless procedures for the management of early-onset spine deformities in 2011: what do we know? J Child Orthop. 2011 Jun;5(3):159-72. PMID: 22654977
    Matsumoto H, Romney, ED, Roye BD, Hyman JE, Vitale MG, Roye DP. Hospitalization among patients with cerebral palsy in the United States: an exploration of 37 years of inpatient care. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 2011; 53: S84-85.
  • Ledonio CG, Polly DW Jr, Vitale MG, Wang Q, Richards BS.  HYPERLINK “http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21776576” Pediatric pedicle screws: comparative effectiveness and safety: a systematic literature review from the Scoliosis Research Society and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America task force. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011;93:1227-34.PMID:21776576
  • Gomez JA, Lee JK, Kim PD, Roye DP, Vitale MG. “Growth friendly” spine surgery: management options for the young child with scoliosis. J Am Acad orthop Surg. 2011;n 19:722-7. PMID: 22134204
  • Matsumoto H, Krasinski DA, Klinge SA, Gomez JA, Booker WA, Hyman JE, Roye DP, Vitale MG. Development and Initial Validation of the Assessment of Caregiver Experience with Neuromuscular Disease (ACEND). J Pediatr Orthop. 2011;31:284-92. PMID:21415688
  • Matsumoto H, Vitale MG, Hyman JE, Roye DP Jr.  HYPERLINK “http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21317814” Can parents rate their children’s quality of life? Perspectives on pediatric orthopedic outcomes. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2011;20:184-90. PMID:21317814
  • Corona J, Matsumoto H, Roye DP, Vitale MG. Measuring Quality of Life in Children with Early Onset Scoliosis: Development and Initial Validation of the Early Onset Scoliosis Questionnaire (EOSQ). Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2011: 31;180-185. PMID:21307713
  • Diab MG, Franzone JM, Vitale MG.  HYPERLINK “http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21173625” The role of posterior spinal osteotomies in pediatric spinal deformity surgery: indications and operative technique.J Pediatr Orthop. 2011;31:S88-98. Review.PMID:21173625
  • Berdon WE, Lampl BS, Cornier AS, Ramirez N, Turnpenny PD, Vitale MG, Seimon LP, Cowles RA.  HYPERLINK “http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21174082” Clinical and radiological distinction between spondylothoracic dysostosis (Lavy-Moseley syndrome) and spondylocostal dysostosis (Jarcho-Levin syndrome).Pediatr Radiol. 2011;41:384-8. PMID:21174082
  • Hyman JE, Gaffney JT, Forward Epps H. Matsumoto H. United States Experience with School Attendance for Children with Fractures From the Trauma and Prevention Committee of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2011: 31;113–116. PMID:21307702
  • Sink EL, Hyman JE, Matheny T, Georgopoulos G, Kleinman P.  HYPERLINK “http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20941649” Child abuse: the role of the orthopaedic surgeon in nonaccidental trauma. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011;469:790-7. PMID: 20941649
  • Vitale MG, Gomez JA, Matsumoto H, Roye DP Jr. Chest Wall and Spine Deformity Study Group.  HYPERLINK “http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20824404” Variability of expert opinion in treatment of early-onset scoliosis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011;469:1317-22. PMID:20824404
  • Miller DJ, Franzone JM, Matsumoto H, , Hyman JE, Roye DP, Vitale MG. Electronic monitoring improves brace compliance in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a randomized clinical trial. J Child Orthop. 2011; 5:S41-S42.
  • Corona J, Williams BA, Matsumoto H, Comer JS, Fisher PW, Neria Y, Roye BD, Vitale MG. Psychosocial effects of repetitive surgeries in children with early onset scoliosis: are we putting them at risk? J Child Orthop. 2011; 5: S38.
  • Vitale MG,. Miller DJ. Jameel OF, Schwab FJ, Roye DP.  Factors affecting Distal Junctional Kyphosis after Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. J Child Orthop. 2011; 5:S32.
  • Corona J, Miller DJ, Downs J, Akbarnia BA, Blakemore LC, Betz RR, Campbell RM, Johnston CE, McCarthy RE, Roye DP, Skaggs DL, Smith JT, Snyder BD, Sponseller PD, Sturm PF, Thompson GH, Yazici M, Flynn JM, Vitale MG. Finding the Tipping Point: When Should Surgery Be Performed in Children with Early Onset Idiopathic Scoliosis? Child Orthop. 2011; 5: S47-48.
  • Miller DJ, Corona J, Downs J, Akbarnia BA, Blakemore LC, Betz RR, Campbell RM, Johnston CE, McCarthy RE, Roye DP, Skaggs DL, Smith JT, Snyder BD, Sponseller PD, Sturm PF, Thompson GH, Yazici M, Vitale MG, Flynn JM. To Operate or Not to Operate? Determining the Optimal Timing of Surgical Intervention for Patients with Early Onset Neuromuscular.
  • Vitale MG, Jameel OF, Matsumoto H. Roye DP. Sucato DJ, Richards SB, Emans JB, Erickson MA, Sanders JO, Lenke LG. How much is too much?  Higher degrees of curve correction correlate with worsened sagittal balance. J Child Orthop. 2011; 5:S28-S29.
  • Mackenzie WGS, Miller DJ, Matsumoto H, Roye BD, Hyman JE, Roye DP, Vitale MG. Frontal or sagittal spinal imbalance does not affect quality of life two years after posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Child Orthop. 2011; 5:S52-53.
  • Mackenzie WGS, Matsumoto H, Corona J, Lee C, Cody ST, Covington L, Saiman L, Flynn JM, Skaggs DL, Vitale MG. Surgical site infection following spinal instrumentation for scoliosis: lessons learned from an analysis of 1352 procedures at three centers. J Child Orthop. 2011; 5: S29.
  • Horan MP, Williams BA, Mackenzie WGS, Matsumoto H, Covington L, Saiman LR, Vitale MG. Can infection following scoliosis instrumentation surgery be a ‘never event’?: dramatic reduction in infection rates at one institution after implementation of a multimodal prevention protocol. J Child Orthop. 2011; 5:S38.
  • Vitale MG, Wright ML, Matsumoto H, Corona J, Williams BA, Hyman JE, Roye BD, Roye DP. Does the Scoliscore provide more information than traditional clinical estimates of curve progression? Child Orthop. 2011; 5:S53.
  • Miller DJ, Jameel OF, Schwab FJ, Roye DP, Vitale MG. Factors affecting distal junctional kyphosis after spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. J Child Orthop. 2011; 5:S32.

2010

  • Roye DP, Gomez JA, Vitale MG, Hyman JE, Matsumoto H, Feldman D, Marangoz S, vanBosse HP, Sala DA, Stein M. Articulated hip distraction arthroplasty: a treatment option for avascular necrosis and chondrolysis of the child and adolescent femoral head. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery British 2010 92-B:11.
  • Matsumoto H, Vitale MG, Gomez JA, Hyman JE, Kaufman BE, Roye DP. Femoral valgus osteotomy for advanced femoral head osteonecrosis and perthes disease in children and adolescents. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery British 2010 92-B:11.
  • Vitale MG, Moore DW, Emerson RG, Matsumoto H, Gomez JA, Hyman JE, Roye DP. MEP/SSEP monitoring in spinal deformity surgery: incidence and factors leading to significant electrophysiologic events. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery British 2010 92-B:40.
  • Vitale MG, Corona J, Matsumoto H, Avendano J, Pinder D, Millder DJ, Roye DP. Development and Initial Validation of a Disease Specific Outcome Measure for Early Onset Scoliosis. Studies in Health Technology Informatics. 2010: 158; 172-6.
  • Miller DJ, Jameel O, Matsumoto H, Hyman JE, Schwab FJ, Roye DP, Vitale MG. Factors affecting distal end & global Decompensation in coronal/sagittal planes 2 years after fusion. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. 2010: 158; 141-6.
  • Vitale MG, Moore DW, Matsumoto H, Emerson RG, Booker WA, Gomez JA, Gallo EJ, Hyman JE, Roye DP Jr., Risk Factors for Spinal Cord Injury During Surgery for Spinal Deformity. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2010; 92:64-71.

2009

  • Hyman JE, Jameel OF, Matsumoto H, Anderson RC, Roye DP. Adolescents and young adults with spasticity: do selective dorsal rhizotomies help in this population? Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 2009:31:S47-48.
  • Gomez JA, Matsumoto H, Roye DP Jr., Vitale MG, Hyman JE,  van Bosse HJP, Marangoz S, Sala DA, Stein MI, Feldman DS Articulated Hip Distraction: A Treatment Option for Femoral Head Avascular Necrosis in Adolescence. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2009 Mar;29(2):163-9
  • Roye DP,Vitale MG, Matsumoto H, Clayton-Krasinski D, Gomez JA, Hyman JE. Impact on personal time in parents of children with neuromuscular disease. Journal of Child Orthopaedics. 2009:3;S14-15.
  • Roye DP, Matsumoto H, Corona J, Avendano J. Vitale MG. Development and initial validation of a disease specific measure for early onset scoliosis. Journal of Child Orthopaedics. 2009;3: S18.
  • Roye DP, Vitale MG, Matsumoto H, Clayton-Krasinski D, Klinge SA, Hyman JE. Development and initial validation of the neuromuscular disease caregiver impact questionnaire (Neurociq). Journal of Child Orthopaedics. 2009;3: S 41.
  • Roye DP, Privetera DM, Gomez JA, Matsumoto H, Klinge SA, Hyman JE, Vitale MG. Pedicle screw placement in pediatric scoliosis surgery: do non-idiopathic patients have higher misplacment rates? Journal of Child Orthopaedics. 2009;3:S52.
  • Hyman JE, Franzone JM, Gancarczyk SM, Matsumoto H, Roye DP. Incidence and characteristics of femoroacetabular impingement in children with slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Journal of Child Orthopaedics. 2009;3:S63-64.

2008

  • Vitale MG, Matsumoto H, Bye MR, Gomez JA, Booker WA, Hyman JE, Roye DP Jr. A retrospective cohort study of pulmonary function, radiographic measures, and quality of life in children with congenital scoliosis: an evaluation of patient outcomes after early spinal fusion. Journal of Spine. 2008:33;1242-9.
  • Vitale MG, Matsumoto H, , Clayton-Krasinski D, Hyman JE, Klinge SA, Gomez JA, Avendano J, Roye DP. Quantifying the ‘burden of care’ for parents with children with neuromuscular disease. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 2008:50:S21.
  • Vitale MG, Klinge SA, Matsumoto H, Clayton-Krasinski D, Hyman JE, Gomez JA, Avendano J Roye DP. A rapid comprehensive quality of life assessment in children with neuromuscular disease. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 2008:50:S73.
  • Gomez JA, Roye DP, Feldman DS, Matsumoto H, van Bosse HJ, Hyman JE. Vitale MG. Marangoz S. Articulated hip distraction arthroplasty: a treatment option for avascular necrosis of the child and adolescent femoral head. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics. 2008;2: S11-12.
  • Matsumoto H, Roye DP, Jyman JE, Vitale MG. Epidemiology of hospitalization among patients with cerebral palsy in the United States from 1979 through 2003. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics. 2008;2: S51-52.
  • Vitale MG, Moore D, Roye DP, Matsumoto H, Gomez JA, Hyman JE. MEP/SSEP monitoring in spinal deformity surgery: incidence and factors leading to significant electrophysiological events. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics. 2008;2: S55.
  • Vitale MG, Kaufman B, Roye DP, Matsumoto H, Gomez JA, Hyman JE. Femoral valgus osteotomy for advanced femoral head osteonecrosis and perthes disease in children and adolescents. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics. 2008;2:S65-66.
  • Vitale MG, Matsumoto H, Roye DP Jr., Gomez JA, Betz RR, Emans JB, Skaggs DL, Smith JT, Song KM, Campbell RM Jr. Health-related quality of life in children with thoracic insufficiency syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2008: 28; 239-43.

2007

  • Vitale MG, Privitera DM, Matsumoto H, Gomez JA, Waters LM, Hyman JE, Roye DP. Efficacy of preoperative erythropoietin administration in pediatric neuromuscular scoliosis patients. Journal of Spine. 2007;32:2662-7.
  • Matsumoto H, Hyman JE, Vitale MG, Roye DP. Epidemiology of hospitalization among patients with cerebral palsy in the USA from 1979 through 2003. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 2007:49:S49.
  • Hyman JE, Jawetz JT, Matsumoto H, Choe JC, Vitale MG. Risk factors for school absence after acute orthopaedic injury in New York City. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2007;27:415-420.
  • Vitale, MG, Matsumoto H, Kessler MW, Hoffmann W, Roye DP Jr. Osteogenesis imperfecta: determining the demographics and the predictors of death from an inpatient population. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2007;27:228-232.
  • Lowenstein JE, Matsumoto H, Vitale MG, Weidenbaum M, Gomez JA, Lee FY, Hyman JE, Roye DP Jr. Coronal and sagittal plane correction in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a comparison between all pedicle screw versus hybrid thoracic hook lumbar screw constructs. Journal of Spine. 2007;32:448-452.
  • Hyman JE, Matsumoto H, Dellenbaugh S, Morcuende J, Vitale MG. Comparison of patient-based outcomes in clubfoot treatment: a long term follow-up study Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics. 2007;1: S26.
  • Vitale MG, Matsumoto H, Bye M, Hyman JE, Gomez JA, Booker WA, Roye DP.  A retrospective cohort study of pulmonary function, radiographic measures and quality of life in children with congenital scoliosis: an evaluation of patient outcomes after traditional spine surgery. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics. 2007;1:S38-39.
  • Vitale MG, Matsumoto H, Privitera DM, Hyman JE, Waters L, Roye DP. The efficacy of preoperative erythropoietin administration in pediatric neurogenic scoliosis patients. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics. 2007;1:S88-89.
  • Vitale MG, Roye DP, Matsumoto H, Betz R, Emans J, Skaggs D, Smith J, Song K, Campbell R. Health related quality of life in children with thoracic insufficiency syndrome. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics. 2007;1:S89.

2006

  • Vitale MG, Goss JM, Matsumoto H, Roye DP Jr. Epidemiology of pediatric spinal cord injury in the United States: years 1997 and 2000. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2006;26:745-9.
  • Roye DP, Matsumoto H, Bye MR, Hyman JE, Gomez JA, Booker WA, Vitale MG. A retrospective cohort study of pulmonary function, radiographic measures and quality of life in children with congenital scoliosis: an evaluation of patient outcomes after traditional spinal surgery. European Spine Journal. 2006:15: S538.