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Christopher Melnic, M.D.

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  1. Ingall E, Klemt C, Melnic CM, Cohen-Levy WB, Tirumala V, Kwon YM. Impact of Preoperative Opioid Use on Patient-Reported Outcomes after Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Propensity Matched Analysis. J Knee Surg. 2021 May 15. PMID: 33992033.
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  2. Melnic AK, Melnic CM, Hanson G, Bedair HS. Clinical Outcomes of Conical Hip Prosthesis Used In Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. Surg Technol Int. 2021 04 16; 38. PMID: 33861863.
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  3. Klemt C, Limmahakhun S, Bounajem G, Melnic CM, Harvey MJ, Kwon YM. Outcome of revision surgery for adverse local tissue reactions in patients with recalled total hip arthroplasty. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2021 Apr 09. PMID: 33837474.
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  4. Melnic CM, Lightsey HM, Lozano Calderón SA, Heng M. Megaprostheses in Nononcologic Hip and Knee Revision Arthroplasty. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 Mar 31. PMID: 33788804.
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  5. Borjali A, Chen AF, Bedair HS, Melnic CM, Muratoglu OK, Morid MA, Varadarajan KM. Comparing the performance of a deep convolutional neural network with orthopedic surgeons on the identification of total hip prosthesis design from plain radiographs. Med Phys. 2021 May; 48(5):2327-2336. PMID: 33411949.
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  6. Roof MA, Baylor JL, Bernstein JA, Antonelli BJ, Kugelman DN, Egol AJ, Melnic CM, Chen AF, Long WJ, Aggarwal VK, Schwarzkopf R. Comparing the Efficacy of Articulating Spacer Constructs for Knee Periprosthetic Joint Infection Eradication: All-Cement vs Real-Component Spacers. J Arthroplasty. 2021 Jan 21. PMID: 33579629.
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  7. Katakam A, Bragdon CR, Chen AF, Melnic CM, Bedair HS. Elevated Body Mass Index Is a Risk Factor for Failure to Achieve the Knee Disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score-Physical Function Short Form Minimal Clinically Important Difference Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2021 05; 36(5):1626-1632. PMID: 33419617.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Bedair HS, Katakam A, Aurigemma P, Dwyer MK, Melnic CM. Can Preoperative Factors Be Used to Determine Optimal Implant Design for Total Knee Arthroplasty? Surg Technol Int. 2020 Nov 28; 37:385-389. PMID: 33180955.
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  9. Katakam A, Melnic CM, Bedair HS. Comparison of Clinical and Radiological Outcomes of Three Modern Stem Designs in Total Hip Arthroplasty with Minimum Two-Year Follow Up. Surg Technol Int. 2020 Nov 28; 37:254-258. PMID: 32608500.
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  10. Bounajem GJ, Maier SP, Smith E, Heng M, Melnic CM. Total Hip Arthroplasty to Treat Chronic Native Hip Obturator Dislocation: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2020 11 20; 10(4):e20.00497. PMID: 33449469.
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  11. Katakam A, Collins AK, Sauder N, Shin D, Bragdon CR, Chen AF, Melnic CM, Bedair HS. Obesity Increases Risk of Failure to Achieve the 1-Year PROMIS PF-10a Minimal Clinically Important Difference Following Total Joint Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2020 Nov 10. PMID: 33303327.
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  12. Melnic CM, Heng M, Lozano-Calderon SA. Acute Surgical Management of Vascular Injuries in Hip and Knee Arthroplasties. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020 Nov 01; 28(21):874-883. PMID: 32796365.
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  13. Melnic CM, Paschalidis A, Katakam A, Bedair HS, Heng M. Patient-Reported Mental Health Score Influences Physical Function After Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2021 04; 36(4):1277-1283. PMID: 33189495.
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  14. Klemt C, Simeone FJ, Melnic CM, Tirumala V, Xiong L, Kwon YM. MARS MRI assessment of fatty degeneration of the gluteal muscles in patients with THA: reliability and accuracy of commonly used classification systems. Skeletal Radiol. 2021 Apr; 50(4):665-672. PMID: 32935197.
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  15. Vestergaard V, Colon Iban YE, Kappel A, Melnic CM, Bedair H, Huddleston JI, Bragdon CR, Malchau H, Troelsen A. Do Knee Osteoarthritis Patterns Affect Patient-Reported Outcomes in Total Knee Arthroplasty? Results From an International Multicenter Prospective Study With 3-Year Follow-Up. J Arthroplasty. 2021 02; 36(2):507-513. PMID: 32919849.
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  16. Katakam A, Melnic CM, Bragdon CR, Sauder N, Collins AK, Bedair HS. Low Body Mass Index Is a Predictor for Mortality and Increased Length of Stay Following Total Joint Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2021 01; 36(1):72-77. PMID: 32807566.
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  17. Katakam A, Florissi IS, Colon Iban YE, Bragdon CR, Chen AF, Melnic CM, Bedair HS. Class III Obesity Increases Risk of Failure to Achieve the 1-Year Hip Disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score-Physical Function Short Form Minimal Clinically Important Difference Following Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2021 01; 36(1):187-192. PMID: 32773271.
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  18. Smith EJ, Heng M, Bedair HS, Melnic CM. Total knee arthroplasty following intramedullary tibial nailing. Knee Surg Relat Res. 2020 Jul 21; 32(1):35. PMID: 32693822.
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  19. Katakam A, Melnic CM, Bedair HS. Morbid Obesity Is a Risk Factor for Infection Recurrence Following Debridement, Antibiotics, and Implant Retention for Periprosthetic Joint Infection. J Arthroplasty. 2020 12; 35(12):3710-3715. PMID: 32732000.
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  20. Katakam A, Bedair HS, Melnic CM. Do All Rigid and Unbalanced Spines Present the Same Risk of Dislocation After Total Hip Arthroplasty? A Comparison Study Between Patients With Ankylosing Spondylitis and History of Spinal Fusion. J Arthroplasty. 2020 12; 35(12):3594-3600. PMID: 32660797.
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  21. Smith EJ, Katakam A, Box HN, Healy WL, Bedair HS, Melnic CM. Staged vs Concurrent Hardware Removal During Conversion Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2020 12; 35(12):3569-3574. PMID: 32694028.
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  22. Katakam A, Melnic CM, Hanson G, Bedair HS. Short-Term Clinical Outcomes of a Conical Prosthesis Used in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. Surg Technol Int. 2020 May 28; 36:63-69. PMID: 32294226.
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  23. Katakam A, Melnic CM, Bedair HS. Dual Surgical Setup May Improve Infection Control Rate of Debridement and Implant Retention Procedures for Periprosthetic Infections of the Hip and Knee. J Arthroplasty. 2020 09; 35(9):2590-2594. PMID: 32451278.
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  24. Melnic CM, Aurigemma P, Lee JA, Dwyer M, Bedair HS. Catastrophic Failure of a MiniHip Femoral Stem: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2020 Jan-Mar; 10(1):e0270. PMID: 32044777.
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  25. Melnic CM, Knedel M, Courtney PM, Sheth NP, Paprosky WG. The Dome Technique, an Option for Massive Anterosuperior Medial Acetabular Bone Loss: A Retrospective Case Series. HSS J. 2020 Dec; 16(Suppl 2):521-526. PMID: 33380991.
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  26. Melnic CM, Kazarian ER, Dwyer MK, Domingo-Johnson EL, Freiberg AA, Bedair HS. Early post-operative opioid consumption: A comparison between medial unicompartmental, patellofemoral, and total knee arthroplasty. Knee. 2019 Dec; 26(6):1360-1363. PMID: 31427243.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Charette RS, Melnic CM. Two-Stage Revision Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Prosthetic Joint Infection. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2018 Sep; 11(3):332-340. PMID: 29948954.
    Citations: 7     
  28. Sheth NP, Melnic CM, Brown N, Sporer SM, Paprosky WG. Two-centre radiological survivorship of acetabular distraction technique for treatment of chronic pelvic discontinuity: mean five-year follow-up. Bone Joint J. 2018 07; 100-B(7):909-914. PMID: 29954194.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Sheth NP, Paprosky WG, Melnic CM. Management of Chronic Pelvic Discontinuity in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. Instr Course Lect. 2018 Feb 15; 67:215-222. PMID: 31411413.
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  30. Melnic CM, Paprosky WG, Sheth NP. Management of Acetabular Bone Loss in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. Instr Course Lect. 2018 Feb 15; 67:207-214. PMID: 31411412.
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  31. Charette RS, Sheth NP, Boettner F, Scuderi GR, Melnic CM. Femoral Component Sizing During Total Knee Arthroplasty: Anterior Versus Posterior Referencing. JBJS Rev. 2018 01; 6(1):e4. PMID: 29337712.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Melnic CM, Paprosky WG. The management of complex periprosthetic fractures. Arthroplast Today. 2016 Dec; 2(4):139-140. PMID: 28326417.
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  33. Courtney PM, Rozell JC, Melnic CM, Sheth NP, Nelson CL. Effect of Malnutrition and Morbid Obesity on Complication Rates Following Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2016; 25(2):99-104. PMID: 27518294.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Sheth NP, Melnic CM, Paprosky WG. Evaluation and management of chronic total hip instability. Bone Joint J. 2016 Jan; 98-B(1 Suppl A):44-9. PMID: 26733640.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Courtney PM, Melnic CM, Gutsche J, Hume EL, Lee GC. Which patients need critical care intervention after total joint arthroplasty? : a prospective study of factors associated with the need for intensive care following surgery. Bone Joint J. 2015 Nov; 97-B(11):1512-8. PMID: 26530654.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Courtney PM, Melnic CM, Zimmer Z, Anari J, Lee GC. Addition of Vancomycin to Cefazolin Prophylaxis Is Associated With Acute Kidney Injury After Primary Joint Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jul; 473(7):2197-203. PMID: 25421958.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Courtney PM, Rozell JC, Melnic CM, Lee GC. Who Should Not Undergo Short Stay Hip and Knee Arthroplasty? Risk Factors Associated With Major Medical Complications Following Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2015 Sep; 30(9 Suppl):1-4. PMID: 26105617.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Sheth NP, Melnic CM, Rozell JC, Paprosky WG. Management of severe femoral bone loss in revision total hip arthroplasty. Orthop Clin North Am. 2015 Jul; 46(3):329-42, ix. PMID: 26043047.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Sheth NP, Melnic CM, Paprosky WG. Acetabular distraction: an alternative for severe acetabular bone loss and chronic pelvic discontinuity. Bone Joint J. 2014 Nov; 96-B(11 Supple A):36-42. PMID: 25381406.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Courtney PM, Melnic CM, Alosh H, Shah RP, Nelson CL, Israelite CL. Is bilateral total knee arthroplasty staged at a one-week interval safe? A matched case control study. J Arthroplasty. 2014 Oct; 29(10):1946-9. PMID: 24953946.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. Namdari S, Melnic C, Huffman GR. Foreign body reaction to acellular dermal matrix allograft in biologic glenoid resurfacing. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Aug; 471(8):2455-8. PMID: 23479235.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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