Mark Vitale, MD, MPH; published research

PUBLISHED RESEARCH

PEER-REVIEWED MANUSCRIPTS

Hodgins, J.L.; Vitale, M.A.; Arons, R.A.; Ahmad, C.S. Epidemiology of medial ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction: A 10-year study of New York State.  American Journal of Sports Medicine. (Published Online Jan 21, 2016, Print Pending)

Seetharamen, M.; Vitale, M.A.; Desai, K.; Crowe, J.F.  Extensor pollicis longus rupture after trapezeictomy and tightrope suspensionplasty for carpometacarpal arthritis: case report.  Journal of Wrist Surgery.  (Published Online Jan 6, 2016, Print Pending).

Vitale, M.A.; Brogan, D.M.; Shin, A.Y; Berger, R.A.  Intra-articular fractures of the sigmoid notch of the distal radius: analysis of progression to distal radial ulnar joint arthritis and impact on upper extremity function in surgically treated fractures.  Journal of Wrist Surgery. (Published Online Jan 6, 2016, Print Pending).

Vitale, M.A.; Fruth, K.R.; Rizzo, M.; Moran, S.L.; Kakar, S.  Arthrodesis versus prosthetic arthroplasty for osteoarthritis or post-traumatic arthritis of the index finger proximal interphalangeal joint.  Journal of Hand Surgery.  40(10);1937-1948:Oct 2015.

Adams, J.E.; Calfee, R.P.; Vitale, M.A.; Strauch, R.J.; Barron, O.A.  Dorsal proximal interphalangeal joint fracture-dislocations: evaluation and treatment.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Instructional Course Lectures.  64:261-72;2015, Rosemont, IL.

Vitale, M.A.; Roden, A.C.; Rizzo, M.  Tenosynovitis of the wrist and thumb and carpal tunnel syndrome caused by Histoplasma capsulatum: case report and review of the literature.  HAND. 10(1):54-59;Mar 2015.

Sethi, P.M.; Vadasdi, K.; Greene, R.T.; Vitale, M.A.; Duong, M.; Miller, S.R.  Safety of open suprapectoral and subpectoral biceps tenodesis: an anatomic assessment of risk for neurologic injury.  Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 24(1):138-42;Jan 2015.

Vitale, M.A.; Seetharamen, M.; Ruchelsman, D. Evidence-based medicine – Surgical treatment of perilunate dislocations.  Journal of Hand Surgery. 40(2):358-362;Nov 2014.

Vitale, M.A.; Doc, will this injection make my trigger finger go away?  Commentary on an article by Robert D. Wojahn, MD et al: “Long-term outcomes following a single corticosteroid injection for trigger finger.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 96-A(22):e191:1-2;Nov 2014.

Huish, EG; Vitale, M.A.; Shin, A.Y. Acute proximal row carpectomy to treat a transscaphoid, transtriquetral perilunate fracture-dislocation: case report and review of the literature. HAND. 8(1):105-109; March 2013.

Vitale, M.A.; Shin, A.Y. Avascular necrosis of the scaphoid following a scapholunate screw: a case report.  HAND. 8(1):110-114; March 2013.

Vitale, M.A.; Taylor, F.; Ross, M.; Moran, S.L. Trapezium prosthetic arthroplasty (silicone, artelon, metal, pyrocarbon).  Hand Clinics. 29(1):37-55;Feb 2013.

Franzone, J.M; Vitale, M.A.; Shubin-Stein, B.E.; Ahmad, C.S.  Is there an association between chronicity of patellar instability and patellofemoral cartilage lesion: an arthroscopic assessment of chondral injury. Journal of Knee Surgery. 25(5):411-6;Nov 2012.

Vitale, M.A.; White, N.J.; Strauch, R.J.  A percutaneous technique to treat unstable dorsal fracture-dislocations of the proximal interphalangeal joint.  Journal of Hand Surgery.  36A(9):1453-1459;Sept 2011.

Amorosa, L.F.; Vitale, M.A.; Brown, S.; Kaufmann, R.A.  A functional outcomes survey of elderly patients who sustained distal radius fractures.  Hand.  6(3):260-267;Sept 2011.

Vitale, M.A.; VanBeek, C.; Spivack, J.H.; Chen, B.; Geller, J.A.  Pharmacologic reversal of warfarin-associated coagulopathy in geriatric patients with hip fractures: a retrospective study of thromboembolic events, postoperative complications, and time to surgery.  Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitaion.  2(4):128-134;July 2011.

Vitale, M.A.; Ahmad, C.A.  Elbow arthroscopy: beginners to advanced. Set up, portal placement, simple procedures.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Instructional Course Lectures.  60: 171-180;2011, Rosemont, IL.

Ahmad, C.A.; Vitale, M.A.; ElAttrache, N.S.  Elbow arthroscopy: beginners to advanced.  Capitellar osteochondritis dissecans and radiocapitellar plica. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Instructional Course Lectures. 60:181-190;2011, Rosemont, IL.

Vitale, M.A.; Arons, R.R.; Hurwitz, S.; Ahmad, C.S.; Levine, W.N.  The rising incidence of acromioplasty.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.  92(18):1842-50;Aug 2010.

Trentacosta, N.E.; Vitale, M.A.; Ahmad, C.S.  The effects of pediatric knee ligament surgery on short-term academic performance in school-aged athletes.  American Journal of Sports Medicine. 37(9):1684-1691;Sept 2009.

Vitale, M.A.; Ahmad, C.S.  The outcome of elbow ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in overhead athletes: a systematic review.  American Journal of Sports Medicine. 36(6):1193-1205;June 2008.

Vitale, M.A.; Kleweno, C.P.; Jacir, A.M.; Levine, W.N.; Bigliani L.U.; Ahmad, C.S.  Training resources in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.  89-A(6):1393-1398;June 2007.

Vitale, M.A.; Vitale, M.G.; Zivin, J.G.; Braman, J.P.; Bigliani, L.U.; Flatow, E.L.  Rotator cuff repair: an analysis of utility scores and cost-effectiveness.  Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  16(2):181-187;Mar/Apr 2007.

Vitale, M.G.; Vitale, M.A.; Lehmann, C.L.; Hyman, J.E.; Roye, D.P., Jr.; Skaggs, D.L.; Schmitz, M.L.; Sponseller, P.D.; Flynn, J.M.  Towards a national pediatric musculoskeletal trauma outcomes registry: the Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma Outcomes Research Group (POTORG) experience.  Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  26(2):151-6;Mar/Apr 2006.

Vitale, M.A.; Choe, J.C.; Sesko, A..M.; Hyman, J.E.; Lee, F.Y.; Roye, D.P., Jr.; Vitale, M.G.  The effect of limb length discrepancy on health-related quality of life: is the ‘2 cm rule’ appropriate?  Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B (European Edition).  15(1):1-5;Jan 2006.

Vitale, M.A.; Heyworth, B.E.; Skaggs, D.L.; Roye, D.P. Jr.; Lipton, C.B.; Vitale, M.G.  Volume of scoliosis surgery between spine and pediatric orthopaedic fellowship-trained surgeons in New York and California.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.  87-A(12):2687-2692;Dec 2005.

Sesko, A.M.; Choe, J.C.; Vitale, M.A.; Ugwonali, O.; Hyman, J.E.  Pediatric orthopaedic injuries: effect of treatment on school attendance. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  25(5):661-65;Sept/Oct 2005

Vitale, M.G.; Choe, J.C.; Vitale, M.A.; Lee, F.Y.; Hyman, J.E.; Roye, D.P, Jr.  Patient-based outcomes following clubfoot surgery: a 16-year follow-up study.  Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  25(4):533-538;July/Aug 2005.

Vitale, M.A.; Arons, R.R..; Hyman, J.E.; Skaggs, D.L.; Roye, D.P.; Vitale, M.G.  The contribution of hospital volume, payer status, and other factors on the surgical outcomes of children with scoliosis in the state of California.  Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 25(3):393-399;May/June 2005.

Galano, G.J.; Vitale, M.A.; Kessler, M.W.; Hyman, J.E.; Vitale, M.G.  The most frequent traumatic orthopaedic injuries from a national pediatric inpatient population.  Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  25(1):39-44;Jan/Feb 2004.

Heyworth, B.E.; Galano, G.J.; Vitale, M.A.; Vitale, M.G.  Management of closed femoral shaft fractures in children, ages 6-10: national practice patterns and emerging trends.  Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  24(5):455-459;Sept/Oct 2004.

Vitale, M.A.; Chen, D.R.F.; Kanarek, R.B.  Chronic access to a sucrose solution enhances the development of conditioned place preferences for fentanyl and amphetamine in male Long-Evans rats.  Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior.  74(3):529-539;Feb 2003.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Wei, D.H.; Vitale, M.A.; Moore, A.  Hemi-hamate arthroplasty for proximal interphalageal joint fracture – dislocations.  In: Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery.  Ed: Chung, K.C., Wolters Kluwer. (Anticipated Publication, Jan 2017)

Vitale, M.A.; Strauch, R.J. Proximal interphalangeal joint fracture-dislocations: Closed reduction and internal fixation. In: PIP Joint Fracture Dislocations: A Clinical Casebook. Ed: Adams, J.E., Springer International Publishing, Switzerland 2016: Chapter 4;43-56.

Vitale, M.A.; Conroy, C.; Ruchelsman, D.A. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine – The Athlete’s Wrist: Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Instability. Ed. Cole, B., Stellar Med Pub. (Anticipated Publication June, 2016)

Vitale, M.A.; Strauch, R.J.  Proximal interphalangeal joint fracture/dislocation: acute treatment (excluding dynamic traction). In: Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand and Fingers.  Ed: Seitz, W.H. 1st Ed. Chicago, IL: American Association of Surgery of the Hand, 2013.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE PODIUM PRESENTATIONS AND POSTERS

Clain, J.B.; Vitale, M.A.; Ruchelsman, DE.  Ulnar nerve complications following ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction of the elbow: A systematic review. American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting.  January 2017, Waikoloa, HI (Podium Presentation and Abstract)

O’Donnell, E; Vitale, M.A.; Arons, R.A.; Ahmad, C.S. A national and statewide analysis of elbow arthroscopy.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. March 2016, Orlando, FL (Poster and Abstract).

Hodgins, J.L.; Vitale, M.A.; O’Donnell, E.; Arons, R.A.; Ahmad, C.S. Epidemiology of medial ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction: A 10-year study of New York State.
American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting. January 2016, Scottsdale, AZ (Poster and Abstract).

Vitale, M.A.; Shin, A.Y., Rosenwasser, M.P, Berger, R.A. Boney trauma to the distal radial ulnar joint.
American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting. September 2015, Seattle, WA (Instructional Course Lecture Podium Presentation).

Vitale, M.A.; Hsu, C.-C.; Rizzo, M.; Moran, S.L.  A comparison of pyrolytic carbon implant hemiarthoplasty versus Thompson suspensionplasty in the treatment of trapezial-metacarpal arthritis.
American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting.  September 2014, Boston, MA (Podium Presentation and Abstract)

Vitale, M.A.; Brogan, D.M.; Shin, A.Y; Berger, R.A.  Intra-articular fractures of the sigmoid notch of the distal radius: analysis of progression to distal radial ulnar joint arthritis and impact on upper extremity function in surgically treated fractures.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting.  March 2015, Las Vegas, NV (Podium Presentation and Abstract).
American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS) Annual Meeting.  January 2015, Nassau, Bahamas (Podium Presentation and Abstract).
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) 68th Annual Meeting.  September 2014, Boston, MA (Podium Presentation and Abstract).

Vitale, M.A.; Rizzo, M.; Beckenbaugh, R.D.; Toomey, S.N.; Ross, M. PIP Arthroplasty, Silicone, SRA, or Fusion: What Works.
American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting. January 2014, Kauai, HI (Instructional Course Lecture Podium Presentation).

Vitale, M.A.; Rizzo, M.; Moran, S.L.  A comparison two pyrolytic carbon hemiarthroplasty implants in the treatment of trapezial-metacarpal arthritis.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).  March 2013, Chicago, IL (Poster and Abstract).
American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS). 
January 2013, Naples, FL (Poster and Abstract).

Vitale, M.A.; Fruth, K.R.; Rizzo, M.; Moran, S.L.; Kakar, S. Arthrodesis versus prosthetic arthroplasty for osteoarthritis or post-traumatic arthritis of the index finger proximal interphalangeal joint. American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting.  September 2012, Chicago, IL (Poster and Abstract).
American Association for Hand Surgery.  January 2013, Naples, FL (Podium Presentation and Abstract).
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  March 2013, Chicago, IL (Podium Presentation and Abstract).

Vitale, M.A.; White, N.J.; Strauch, R.J. A percutaneous technique to treat unstable dorsal proximal interphalangeal joint fracture-dislocations: report of patient outcomes.
American Society for Surgery of the Hand  Adrian E. Flatt Residents and Fellows Conference.
  September 2011, Las Vegas, NV (Podium Presentation and Abstract)

Vitale, M.A.; White, N.J.; Strauch, R.J. A novel percutaneous technique to treat unstable dorsal proximal interphalangeal joint fracture-dislocations: surgical technique.
New York Society for Surgery of the Hand Residents and Fellows Night.  May 2010, Beth Israel Hospital, New York, NY  (Podium Presentation and Abstract)
American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting.
 October 2010, Boston, MA  (Poster and Abstract)

Vitale, M.A.; VanBeek, C; Spivack, J.H.; Chen, B.; Geller, J.A.  Pharmacologic reversal of warfarin-associated coagulopathy in patients with operative hip fractures: an analysis of postoperative complications, thromboembolic events and delay to surgery.
Orthopaedic Trauma Association.
  Oct 2009, San Diego, CA  (Podium Presentation and Abstract)

Vitale, M.A.; Arons, R.R.; Hurwitz, S.; Ahmad, C.S.; Levine, W.N.  The rising incidence of acromioplasty: an analysis of cases performed in New York State from 1996 through 2006 and cases reported to the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery from 1999 through 2008.
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine National Meeting
.  February 2009, Las Vegas, NV (Podium Presentation and Abstract)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
  Mar 2010, March, New Orleans, LA (Poster and Abstract)

Vitale, M.A.; Trentacosta, N.E.; Ahmad, C.S.; The effects of pediatric knee ligament surgery on short-term academic performance in school-aged athletes.
American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Orthopaedics
.  Oct 2008, Boston, MA (Podium Presentation and Abstract)
Received third place Resident Research Award

Vitale, M.A.; Kleweno, C.P.; Jacir, A.M.; Levine, W.N.; Bigliani L.U.; Ahmad, C.S.  Training resources in arthroscpoic rotator cuff repair.
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, Annual New York Resident Research Symposium.  May 2007
, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY (Poster and Abstract)

Vitale, M.A.; Vitale, M.G.; Heyworth, B.E.; Skaggs, D.L.  What is the “best” setting for training in scoliosis surgery?: a comparison of surgical experience of spine versus pediatric orthopaedic fellowship programs in California.  
2nd Annual Assistant Professor Pediatric Research Symposium.
  Dec 2004, Children’s Hospital of New York, New York, NY  (Poster and Abstract).
American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Orthopaedics.
  Oct 2003, New Orleans, LA (Podium Presentation and Abstract)

Heyworth, B.E.; Vitale, M.A.; Skaggs, D.L.; Vitale, M.G.  Operative treatment of scoliosis in New York State by surgeons with pediatric orthopaedic versus spine surgery fellowship training.
2nd Annual Assistant Professor Pediatric Research Symposium.
  Dec 2004, Children’s Hospital of New York, New York, NY  (Poster and Abstract)
American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Orthopaedics
.  Oct 2003, New Orleans, LA  (Podium Presentation and Abstract)

Sesko, A.M.; Choe, J.C.; Vitale, M.A.; Ugwonali, O.; Hyman, J.E.  Pediatric orthopaedic injuries: effect of treatment on school attendance.
2nd Annual Assistant Professor Pediatric Research Symposium.  Dec 2004, Children’s Hospital of New York, New York, NY  (Poster and Abstract)
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.
 Feb 2004, San Francisco, CA (Poster and Abstract)

Vitale, M.G.; Choe, J.C.; Hyman, J.E.; Vitale, M.A.; Roye, D.P.; Skaggs, D.L.; Schmitz, M.L.; Sponseller, P.D.; Flynn, J.M.  Towards a national pediatric musculoskeletal trauma outcomes registry: the Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma Outcomes Research Group experience.
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.
 Feb 2004, San Francisco, CA (Poster and Abstract)
American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Orthopaedics.
  Oct 2003, New Orleans, LA  (Podium Presentation and Abstract)

Galano, G.J.; Vitale, M.A.; Kessler, M.W.; Hyman, J.E.; Vitale, M.G.  The most frequent traumatic orthopaedic injuries from a national pediatric inpatient population.
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.
 Feb 2004, San Francisco, CA. (Poster and Abstract)
American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Orthopaedics.
  Oct 2003, New Orleans, LA (Podium Presentation and Abstract)

Heyworth, B.E.; Galano, G.J.; Vitale, M.A.; Vitale, M.G.  Management of closed femoral shaft fractures in children, ages 6-10: national practice patterns and emerging trends.
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.
 Feb 2004, San Francisco, CA (Poster and Abstract)
American Academy of Pediatrics (Section on Orthopaedics).
  Oct 2003, New Orleans, LA (Podium Presentation and Abstract)

Vitale, M.A.; Arons, R.R.; Hyman, J.E.; Skaggs, D.L.; Roye, D.P.; Vitale, M.G.  The contribution of hospital volume, payer status, and other factors on the surgical outcomes of children with scoliosis in the state of California.
College of Physicians and Surgeons, IHMEC Dean’s Day.
May, 2003, New York, New York (Poster and Abstract)
American Academy of Pediatrics.
  Oct 2002, Boston, MA (Podium Presentation and Abstract)

Vitale, M.A.; Choe, J.C.; Sesko, A..M.; Hyman, J.E.; Lee, F.Y.; Roye, D.P.; Vitale, M.G. The effect of limb length discrepancy on health-related quality of life: is the “2 cm rule” appropriate?
American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Orthopaedics.
  Oct 2002, Boston, MA (Podium Presentation and Abstract)
Received third place Resident Research Award
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.
 Feb 2003, New Orleans, LA (Poster and Abstract)

Vitale, M.G.; Choe, J.C.; Vitale, M.A.; Lee, F.Y.; Hyman, J.E.; Roye, D.P. Patient-based outcomes following clubfoot surgery: a 16-year follow-up study.
American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Orthopaedics. 
Oct 2005, Washington, D.C. (Podium Presentation and Abstract)
American Academy of Orthopaedics.
  Mar 2001, San Francisco, CA (Podium Presentation and Abstract)

Vitale, M.A.; Chen, DRF; Kanarek, RB  Chronic access to a sucrose solution enhances a fentanyl-induced conditioned place preference and fentanyl-induced antinociception in male Long-Evans rats. Tufts Undergraduate Research Symposium, Apr 2001, Somerville, MA (Poster and Abstract)

Vitale, M.A.; Chen, D.R.F.; D’Anci, K.E.; Kanarek, R.B. Daily access to chocolate enhances morphine antinociception in male and female rats and alters subsequent morphine intake. Conference of the Society for Neuroscience. Nov 2000. New Orleans, LA (Poster and Abstract)

Vitale, M.A.; Kanarek, R.B.  The effect of beta-FNA alkylation on morphine-induced antinociception in rats with a chronic sucrose diet.
New England Undergraduate Research Organization.
  Apr 2000, Wellesley, MA (Poster and Abstract)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

Vitale, M.A.; Vitale, M.G.; Heyworth, B.E.; Skaggs, D.L.  What is the “best” setting for training in scoliosis surgery?: a comparison of surgical experience of spine versus pediatric orthopaedic fellowship programs in California.  International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology.  Sept 2005, Istanbul, Turkey (Podium Presentation and Abstract)
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.  May 2005, Ottowa, Canada (Podium Presentation and Abstract)
Selected as Outstanding Clinical Scientific
Paper of the Year, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), June 2005

Heyworth, B.E.; Vitale, M.A.; Skaggs, D.L.; Vitale, M.G.  Operative treatment of scoliosis in New York State by surgeons with pediatric orthopaedic versus spine surgery fellowship training.
International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology.
 Sept 2005, Istanbul, Turkey (Podium Presentation and Abstract)
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
May 2005, Ottowa, Canada (Podium Presentation and Abstract)
Selected as Outstanding Clinical Scientific Paper of the Year, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, June 2005

Vitale, M.A.; Arons, R.R.; Hyman, J.E.; Skaggs, D.L.; Roye, D.P.; Vitale, M.G.  The contribution of hospital volume, payer status, and other factors on the surgical outcomes of children with scoliosis in the state of California.
International Society for Technology Assessment in Heath Care.
  June 2002, Berlin, Germany (Poster and Abstract)

Vitale, M.A.; Arons, R.R.; Hyman, J.E.; Skaggs, D.L.; Roye, D.P.; Vitale, M.G.  Current trends and outcomes of spinal fusion surgery: an analysis of 96,342 cases.
North American Spine Society.
  Nov 2002, Montreal, Canada (Poster and Abstract)
Feature article describing study: “Rising tide of spinal fusion” Back Letter. 18(4): 39; Apr 2003
International Congress of Spine Surgery.  Sept 2002, Ankara, Turkey (Poster and Abstract)
Received second place Poster Award
Published in the transactions of the European Spine Journal Sept 2002