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Melissa Ann Christino, M.D.


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  1. James EW, Dawkins BJ, Schachne JM, Ganley TJ, Kocher MS, Anderson CN, Busch MT, Chambers HG, Christino MA, Cordasco FA, Edmonds EW, Green DW, Heyworth BE, Lawrence JTR, Micheli LJ, Milewski MD, Matava MJ, Nepple JJ, Parikh SN, Pennock AT, Perkins CA, Saluan PM, Shea KG, Wall EJ, Willimon SC, Fabricant PD. Early Operative Versus Delayed Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Am J Sports Med. 2021 Mar 15; 363546521990817. PMID: 33720764.
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  2. Perkins CA, Busch MT, Christino MA, Willimon SC. Saucerization and Repair of Discoid Lateral Menisci With Peripheral Rim Instability: Intermediate-term Outcomes in Children and Adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 2021 Jan; 41(1):23-27. PMID: 33044260.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  3. Christino MA, Tepolt FA, Sugimoto D, Micheli LJ, Kocher MS. Revision ACL Reconstruction in Children and Adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Mar; 40(3):129-134. PMID: 32028474.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  4. Pluhar E, McCracken C, Griffith KL, Christino MA, Sugimoto D, Meehan WP. Team Sport Athletes May Be Less Likely To Suffer Anxiety or Depression than Individual Sport Athletes. J Sports Sci Med. 2019 09; 18(3):490-496. PMID: 31427871.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Beck JJ, Murray MM, Christino MA. Clinical Approach in Youth Sports Medicine: Patients' and Guardians' Desired Characteristics in Sports Medicine Surgeons. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Jul 01; 27(13):479-485. PMID: 31232794.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. Perkins CA, Busch MT, Christino M, Herzog MM, Willimon SC. Allograft Augmentation of Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Autografts Is Associated With Increased Graft Failure in Children and Adolescents. Am J Sports Med. 2019 06; 47(7):1576-1582. PMID: 31095404.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. McLeod TV, Israel M, Christino MA, Chung JS, McKay SD, Lang PJ, Bell DR, Chan CM, Crepeau A, Davis E, Fletcher AL, Laniak J, McCaffrey K, Pacicca D, Riederer M, Rizzone K, Rush JK, Zaslow T. Sport Participation and Specialization Characteristics Among Pediatric Soccer Athletes. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Mar; 7(3):2325967119832399. PMID: 30944839.
    Citations: 1     
  8. Beck JJ, Murray MM, Christino MA. Clinical Approach in Youth Sports Medicine: Patients' and Guardians' Desired Characteristics in Sports Medicine Surgeons. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 Oct 12. PMID: 30320734.
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  9. Perkins CA, Busch MT, Christino MA, Axelrod J, Devito DP, Fabregas JA, Flanagan JC, Murphy J, Olszewski D, Schmitz ML, Schrader T, Willimon SC. Olecranon fractures in children and adolescents: outcomes based on fracture fixation. J Child Orthop. 2018 Oct 01; 12(5):497-501. PMID: 30294375.
    Citations: 1     
  10. Christino MA, Tepolt FA, Sugimoto D, Micheli LJ, Kocher MS. Revision ACL Reconstruction in Children and Adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Mar 05. PMID: 29509608.
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  11. Sugimoto D, Christino MA, Micheli LJ. Effects of surgical intervention on trochlear remodeling in pediatric patients with recurrent patella dislocation cases. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2016 Jul; 25(4):349-53. PMID: 27196270.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Christino MA, Fleming BC, Machan JT, Shalvoy RM. Psychological Factors Associated With Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Recovery. Orthop J Sports Med. 2016 Mar; 4(3):2325967116638341. PMID: 27069948.
    Citations: 7     
  13. Christino MA, Fantry AJ, Vopat BG. Psychological Aspects of Recovery Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2015 Aug; 23(8):501-9. PMID: 26209145.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Vopat BG, Daniels AH, Lareau CR, Christino MA, Kane PM, Hayda RA, Born CT. Hybrid Anterolateral Approach for Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Femoral Neck Fractures. Orthopedics. 2015 Jul 01; 38(7):430-4. PMID: 26186310.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Christino MA, Vopat BG, Mayer A, Matson AP, Reinert SE, Shalvoy RM. Stability Outcomes following Computer-Assisted ACL Reconstruction. Minim Invasive Surg. 2015; 2015:638635. PMID: 25883804.
    Citations: 1     
  16. Christino MA, Vopat BG, Waryasz GR, Mayer A, Reinert SE, Shalvoy RM. Adolescent differences in knee stability following computer-assisted anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2014 Oct 27; 6(4):5653. PMID: 25568734.
    Citations: 3     
  17. Truntzer J, Vopat ML, Kane PM, Christino MA, Katarincic J, Vopat BG. Forearm diaphyseal fractures in the adolescent population: treatment and management. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2015 Feb; 25(2):201-9. PMID: 24903514.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Vopat ML, Kane PM, Christino MA, Truntzer J, McClure P, Katarincic J, Vopat BG. Treatment of diaphyseal forearm fractures in children. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2014 Apr 22; 6(2):5325. PMID: 25002936.
    Citations: 9     
  19. Christino MA, Matson AP, Fischer SA, Reinert SE, Digiovanni CW, Fadale PD. Paperwork versus patient care: a nationwide survey of residents' perceptions of clinical documentation requirements and patient care. J Grad Med Educ. 2013 Dec; 5(4):600-4. PMID: 24455008.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    
  20. Vopat B, Paller D, Machan JT, Avery A, Kane P, Christino M, Fadale P. Effectiveness of low-profile supplemental fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions with decreased bone mineral density. Arthroscopy. 2013 Sep; 29(9):1540-5. PMID: 23871386.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Young MD, Daniels AH, Evangelista PT, Reinert SE, Ritterman S, Christino MA, Thakur NA, Born CT. Predicting pulmonary embolus in orthopedic trauma patients using the Wells score. Orthopedics. 2013 May; 36(5):e642-7. PMID: 23672919.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Heard WM, Paller DJ, Christino MA, Behrens SB, Biercevicz A, Fadale PD, Monchik KO. Effect of insertion of a single interference screw on the mechanical properties of porcine anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction grafts. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2013 Apr; 42(4):168-72. PMID: 23630676.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
  23. Wang JH, Christino MA, Thakur NA, Palumbo MA, Daniels AH. Evaluation of the utility of the Wells score in predicting pulmonary embolism in patients admitted to a spine surgery service. Hosp Pract (1995). 2013 Feb; 41(1):122-8. PMID: 23466975.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Lee BJ, Christino MA, Daniels AH, Hulstyn MJ, Eberson CP. Adolescent patellar osteochondral fracture following patellar dislocation. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Aug; 21(8):1856-61. PMID: 22983751.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Kaushal R, Goldmann DA, Keohane CA, Christino M, Honour M, Hale AS, Zigmont K, Lehmann LS, Perrin J, Bates DW. Adverse drug events in pediatric outpatients. Ambul Pediatr. 2007 Sep-Oct; 7(5):383-9. PMID: 17870647.
    Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Poon EG, Jha AK, Christino M, Honour MM, Fernandopulle R, Middleton B, Newhouse J, Leape L, Bates DW, Blumenthal D, Kaushal R. Assessing the level of healthcare information technology adoption in the United States: a snapshot. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2006 Jan 05; 6:1. PMID: 16396679.
    Citations: 54     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Kaushal R, Blumenthal D, Poon EG, Jha AK, Franz C, Middleton B, Glaser J, Kuperman G, Christino M, Fernandopulle R, Newhouse JP, Bates DW. The costs of a national health information network. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Aug 02; 143(3):165-73. PMID: 16061914.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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