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Patrick Vavken, M.D.

TitleInstructor in Orthopedic Surgery
InstitutionChildren's Hospital Boston
DepartmentOrthopedic Surgery
AddressChildrens Hospital
Orthopaedics, Enders 1016
300 Longwood Ave
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/919-2105

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  1. Vavken P, Wimmer MD, Smirnov E, Quidde J, Speth B, Müller AM, Valderrabano V. [Evidence-Based Treatment of Combined Rotator Cuff and SLAP Lesions]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2013 Oct; 151(5):513-9.
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  2. Vavken P, Sadoghi P, Quidde J, Lucas R, Delaney R, Mueller AM, Rosso C, Valderrabano V. Immobilization in internal or external rotation does not change recurrence rates after traumatic anterior shoulder dislocation. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Jan; 23(1):13-9.
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  3. Müller AM, Sadoghi P, Lucas R, Audige L, Delaney R, Klein M, Valderrabano V, Vavken P. Effectiveness of bracing in the treatment of nonosseous restriction of elbow mobility: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 13 studies. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 Aug; 22(8):1146-52.
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  4. Vavken P, Wimmer MD, Camathias C, Quidde J, Valderrabano V, Pagenstert G. Treating patella instability in skeletally immature patients. Arthroscopy. 2013 Aug; 29(8):1410-22.
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  5. Proffen B, Vavken P, Dorotka R. Surgical management of osteoarthritis. Wien Med Wochenschr. 2013 May; 163(9-10):243-50.
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  6. Sadoghi P, Lohberger B, Aigner B, Kaltenegger H, Friesenbichler J, Wolf M, Sununu T, Leithner A, Vavken P. Effect of platelet-rich plasma on the biologic activity of the human rotator-cuff fibroblasts: A controlled in vitro study. J Orthop Res. 2013 Aug; 31(8):1249-53.
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  7. Sadoghi P, Müller PE, Valderrabano V, Lidder S, Leithner A, Vavken P. Musculoskeletal Clinical and Cost-effectiveness Outcome Study Group. Orthopedics. 2013 Mar 1; 36(3):174.
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  8. Sadoghi P, Leithner A, Dorotka R, Vavken P. Effect of pulsed electromagnetic fields on the bioactivity of human osteoarthritic chondrocytes. Orthopedics. 2013 Mar 1; 36(3):e360-5.
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  9. Wimmer MD, Vavken P, Pagenstert GI, Valderrabano V, Randau TM, Wirtz DC, Gravius S. Spacer usage in prosthetic joint infections does not influence infect resolution: Retrospective analysis of 120 joints with two-stage exchange: Re: Clinical outcome and microbiological findings using antibiotic-loaded spacers in two-stage revision of prosthetic joint infections. Cabo J, Euba G, Saborido A, González-Panisello M, Domínguez MA, Agulló JL, Murillo O, Verdaguer R, Ariza J. Journal of Infection 2011 Jul, Volume: 63 Issue: 1 Pages: 23-31. J Infect. 2013 Jul; 67(1):82-4.
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  10. Müller MA, Frank A, Briel M, Valderrabano V, Vavken P, Entezari V, Mehrkens A. Substitutes of structural and non-structural autologous bone grafts in hindfoot arthrodeses and osteotomies: a systematic review. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2013; 14:59.
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  11. Vavken P, Sadoghi P, von Keudell A, Rosso C, Valderrabano V, Müller AM. Rates of radiolucency and loosening after total shoulder arthroplasty with pegged or keeled glenoid components. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Feb 6; 95(3):215-21.
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  12. Rosso C, Vavken P, Polzer C, Buckland DM, Studler U, Weisskopf L, Lottenbach M, Müller AM, Valderrabano V. Long-term outcomes of muscle volume and Achilles tendon length after Achilles tendon ruptures. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Jun; 21(6):1369-77.
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  13. Vavken P, Proffen B, Peterson C, Fleming BC, Machan JT, Murray MM. Effects of suture choice on biomechanics and physeal status after bioenhanced anterior cruciate ligament repair in skeletally immature patients: a large-animal study. Arthroscopy. 2013 Jan; 29(1):122-32.
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  14. Sadoghi P, Rosso C, Valderrabano V, Leithner A, Vavken P. The role of platelets in the treatment of Achilles tendon injuries. J Orthop Res. 2013 Jan; 31(1):111-8.
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  15. Mehrkens A, Müller AM, Valderrabano V, Schären S, Vavken P. Tissue engineering approaches to degenerative disc disease--a meta-analysis of controlled animal trials. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012 Nov; 20(11):1316-25.
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  16. Proffen B, von Keudell A, Vavken P. [Evidence-based therapy for cartilage lesions in the knee - regenerative treatment options]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2012 Jun; 150(3):280-9.
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  17. Magarian EM, Vavken P, Connolly SA, Mastrangelo AN, Murray MM. Safety of intra-articular use of atelocollagen for enhanced tissue repair. Open Orthop J. 2012; 6:231-8.
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  18. Vavken P, Pagenstert G, Grimm C, Dorotka R. Does increased health care spending afford better health care outcomes? Evidence from Austrian health care expenditure since the implementation of DRGs. Swiss Med Wkly. 2012; 142:w13589.
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  19. Pilz M, Holinka J, Vavken P, Marian B, Krepler P. Taurine chloramine induces apoptosis in human osteosarcoma cell lines. J Orthop Res. 2012 Dec; 30(12):2046-51.
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  20. Sadoghi P, von Keudell A, Vavken P. Effectiveness of anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention training programs. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 May 2; 94(9):769-76.
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  21. Koller U, Nehrer S, Vavken P, Kapeller B, Windhager R, Chiari C. Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) enhances chondrogenic differentiation of ovine meniscocytes in a hyaluronic acid/polycaprolactone scaffold in vitro. Int Orthop. 2012 Sep; 36(9):1953-60.
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  22. Sadoghi P, Rosso C, Valderrabano V, Leithner A, Vavken P. Initial Achilles tendon repair strength--synthesized biomechanical data from 196 cadaver repairs. Int Orthop. 2012 Sep; 36(9):1947-51.
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  23. Kastner N, Gruber G, Aigner BA, Friesenbichler J, Pechmann M, Fürst F, Vavken P, Leithner A, Sadoghi P. Sex-related outcome differences after implantation of low-contact-stress mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty. Int Orthop. 2012 Jul; 36(7):1393-7.
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  24. Vavken P, Fleming BC, Mastrangelo AN, Machan JT, Murray MM. Biomechanical outcomes after bioenhanced anterior cruciate ligament repair and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction are equal in a porcine model. Arthroscopy. 2012 May; 28(5):672-80.
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  25. Plischke M, Neuhold S, Adlbrecht C, Bielesz B, Shayganfar S, Bieglmayer C, Szekeres T, Hörl WH, Strunk G, Vavken P, Pacher R, Hülsmann M. Inorganic phosphate and FGF-23 predict outcome in stable systolic heart failure. Eur J Clin Invest. 2012 Jun; 42(6):649-56.
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  26. Vavken P, Dorotka R. Burden of musculoskeletal disease and its determination by urbanicity, socioeconomic status, age, and sex: Results from 14,507 subjects. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Nov; 63(11):1558-64.
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  27. Yoshida R, Vavken P, Murray MM. Decellularization of bovine anterior cruciate ligament tissues minimizes immunogenic reactions to alpha-gal epitopes by human peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Knee. 2012 Oct; 19(5):672-5.
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  28. Vavken P, Sadoghi P, Murray MM. The effect of platelet concentrates on graft maturation and graft-bone interface healing in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in human patients: a systematic review of controlled trials. Arthroscopy. 2011 Nov; 27(11):1573-83.
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  29. Schinhan M, Gruber M, Vavken P, Dorotka R, Samouh L, Chiari C, Gruebl-Barabas R, Nehrer S. Critical-size defect induces unicompartmental osteoarthritis in a stable ovine knee. J Orthop Res. 2012 Feb; 30(2):214-20.
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  30. Traunmüller F, Popovic M, Konz KH, Vavken P, Leithner A, Joukhadar C. A reappraisal of current dosing strategies for intravenous fosfomycin in children and neonates. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2011 Aug; 50(8):493-503.
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  31. Vavken P, Bianchi T. In Brief: cost-effectiveness analyses in orthopaedics. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Aug; 469(8):2395-8.
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  32. Sadoghi P, Leithner A, Vavken P, Hölzer A, Hochreiter J, Weber G, Pietschmann MF, Müller PE. Infraglenoidal scapular notching in reverse total shoulder replacement: a prospective series of 60 cases and systematic review of the literature. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011; 12:101.
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  33. Vavken P, Murray MM. Treating anterior cruciate ligament tears in skeletally immature patients. Arthroscopy. 2011 May; 27(5):704-16.
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  34. Sadoghi P, Vavken P, Leithner A, Hochreiter J, Weber G, Pietschmann MF, Müller PE. Impact of previous rotator cuff repair on the outcome of reverse shoulder arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011 Oct; 20(7):1138-46.
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  35. Harrison SL, Vavken P, Murray MM. Erythrocytes inhibit ligament fibroblast proliferation in a collagen scaffold. J Orthop Res. 2011 Sep; 29(9):1361-6.
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  36. Harrison S, Vavken P, Kevy S, Jacobson M, Zurakowski D, Murray MM. Platelet activation by collagen provides sustained release of anabolic cytokines. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Apr; 39(4):729-34.
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  37. Vavken P, Dorotka R. The prevalence and effect of publication bias in orthopaedic meta-analyses. J Orthop Sci. 2011 Mar; 16(2):238-44.
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  38. Vavken P, Murray MM. The potential for primary repair of the ACL. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2011 Mar; 19(1):44-9.
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  39. Vavken P, Dorotka R. Modeling the "minimally invasive surgery effect" in total joint replacement. Surg Innov. 2011 Sep; 18(3):268-78.
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  40. Vavken P, Saad FA, Fleming BC, Murray MM. VEGF receptor mRNA expression by ACL fibroblasts is associated with functional healing of the ACL. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2011 Oct; 19(10):1675-82.
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  41. Mastrangelo AN, Vavken P, Fleming BC, Harrison SL, Murray MM. Reduced platelet concentration does not harm PRP effectiveness for ACL repair in a porcine in vivo model. J Orthop Res. 2011 Jul; 29(7):1002-7.
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  42. Vavken P, Dorotka R. Economic evaluation of NSAID and radiation to prevent heterotopic ossification after hip surgery. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2011 Sep; 131(9):1309-15.
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  43. Vavken P. Rationale for and methods of superiority, noninferiority, or equivalence designs in orthopaedic, controlled trials. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Sep; 469(9):2645-53.
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  44. Magarian EM, Vavken P, Murray MM. Human anterior cruciate ligament fibroblasts from immature patients have a stronger in vitro response to platelet concentrates than those from mature individuals. Knee. 2011 Aug; 18(4):247-51.
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  45. Mastrangelo AN, Haus BM, Vavken P, Palmer MP, Machan JT, Murray MM. Immature animals have higher cellular density in the healing anterior cruciate ligament than adolescent or adult animals. J Orthop Res. 2010 Aug; 28(8):1100-6.
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  46. Vavken P, Saad FA, Murray MM. Age dependence of expression of growth factor receptors in porcine ACL fibroblasts. J Orthop Res. 2010 Aug; 28(8):1107-12.
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  47. Mastrangelo AN, Magarian EM, Palmer MP, Vavken P, Murray MM. The effect of skeletal maturity on the regenerative function of intrinsic ACL cells. J Orthop Res. 2010 May; 28(5):644-51.
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  48. Vavken P, Samartzis D. Effectiveness of autologous chondrocyte implantation in cartilage repair of the knee: a systematic review of controlled trials. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2010 Jun; 18(6):857-63.
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  49. Vavken P, Arrich F, Pilz M, Dorotka R. An in vitro model of biomaterial-augmented microfracture including chondrocyte-progenitor cell interaction. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2010 May; 130(5):711-6.
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  50. Vavken P, Murray MM. Translational studies in anterior cruciate ligament repair. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2010 Feb; 16(1):5-11.
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  51. Vavken P, Joshi SM, Murray MM. Fibrin concentration affects ACL fibroblast proliferation and collagen synthesis. Knee. 2011 Jan; 18(1):42-6.
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  52. Vavken P, Joshi S, Murray MM. TRITON-X is most effective among three decellularization agents for ACL tissue engineering. J Orthop Res. 2009 Dec; 27(12):1612-8.
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  53. Vavken P, Murray MM. Translational Studies in ACL repair. Tissue Eng Part A. 2009 Jul 21.
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  54. Vavken P, Dorotka R. [Introduction to methods of economic modelling: a primer for orthopaedic surgeons and traumatologists]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2009 Jul-Aug; 147(4):419-23.
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  55. Vavken P, Castellani L, Sculco TP. Prophylaxis of heterotopic ossification of the hip: systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Dec; 467(12):3283-9.
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  56. Vavken P, Arrich F, Schuhfried O, Dorotka R. Effectiveness of pulsed electromagnetic field therapy in the management of osteoarthritis of the knee: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Rehabil Med. 2009 May; 41(6):406-11.
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  57. Vavken P, Heinrich KM, Koppelhuber C, Rois S, Dorotka R. The use of confidence intervals in reporting orthopaedic research findings. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Dec; 467(12):3334-9.
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  58. Vavken P, Holinka J, Rompe JD, Dorotka R. Focused extracorporeal shock wave therapy in calcifying tendinitis of the shoulder: a meta-analysis. Sports Health. 2009 Mar; 1(2):137-44.
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  59. Vavken P, Dorotka R. A systematic review of conflicting meta-analyses in orthopaedic surgery. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Oct; 467(10):2723-35.
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  60. Vavken P, Lunzer A, Grohs JG. A prospective cohort study on the effectiveness of 3500 IU versus 5000 IU bemiparin in the prophylaxis of postoperative thrombotic events in obese patients undergoing orthopedic surgery. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2009; 121(13-14):454-8.
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  61. Vavken P, Gruber M, Dorotka R. [Outcomes after minimally invasive total knee replacement--a meta-analysis]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2008 Nov-Dec; 146(6):768-72.
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  62. Vavken P, Culen G, Dorotka R. Management of confounding in controlled orthopaedic trials: a cross-sectional study. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Apr; 466(4):985-9.
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  63. Vavken P, Krepler P. Sacral fractures after multi-segmental lumbosacral fusion: a series of four cases and systematic review of literature. Eur Spine J. 2008 Sep; 17 Suppl 2:S285-90.
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  64. Vavken P, Gruber M, Dorotka R. [Tissue engineering in orthopaedic surgery--clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of autologous chondrocyte transplantation]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2008 Jan-Feb; 146(1):26-30.
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  65. Vavken P, Culen G, Dorotka R. [Clinical applicability of evidence-based orthopedics--a cross-sectional study of the quality of orthopedic evidence]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2008 Jan-Feb; 146(1):21-5.
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  66. Vavken P, Kotz R, Dorotka R. [Minimally invasive hip replacement--a meta-analysis]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2007 Mar-Apr; 145(2):152-6.
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  67. Dorotka R, Bindreiter U, Vavken P, Nehrer S. Behavior of human articular chondrocytes derived from nonarthritic and osteoarthritic cartilage in a collagen matrix. Tissue Eng. 2005 May-Jun; 11(5-6):877-86.
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