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Melvin Makhni, M.D.

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  1. Yeung CM, Schoenfeld AJ, Lightsey HM, Kang JD, Makhni MC. Trends in Spinal Surgery Performed by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part II Candidates (2008 to 2017). J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 Jun 01; 29(11):e563-e575. PMID: 32947350.
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  2. Zhang D, Makhni MC, Kang JD, Blazar P. Orthopaedic Manifestations of Amyloidosis. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 May 15; 29(10):e488-e496. PMID: 33443391.
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  3. Karhade AV, Bono CM, Makhni MC, Schwab JH, Sethi RK, Simpson AK, Feeley TW, Porter ME. Value-based health care in spine: where do we go from here? Spine J. 2021 Apr 20. PMID: 33857667.
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  4. Yeung CM, Lightsey HM, Isaac S, Isaac Z, Gilligan CJ, Zaidi H, Ludwig SC, Kang JD, Makhni MC. Improving Spine Models of Care. JBJS Rev. 2021 04; 9(4):e20.00183. PMID: 33982981.
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  5. Yeung CM, Schoenfeld AJ, Lightsey HM, Kang JD, Makhni MC. Trends and Complications in Spinopelvic Fixation for Deformity for Spinal Surgeons in Early Independent Practice. Clin Spine Surg. 2021 Mar 29. PMID: 33783368.
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  6. Miskin N, Isaac Z, Lu Y, Makhni MC, Sarno DL, Smith TR, Zampini JM, Mandell JC. Simplified Universal Grading of Lumbar Spine MRI Degenerative Findings: Inter-reader agreement of non-radiologist spine experts. Pain Med. 2021 Mar 13. PMID: 33713135.
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  7. Park PJ, Makhni MC, Cerpa M, Beauchamp EC, Lee NJ, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. The role of ketamine in opioid-free spinal deformity surgery: is it possible and beneficial? J Spine Surg. 2021 Mar; 7(1):55-61. PMID: 33834128.
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  8. Lak AM, Abunimer AM, Goedmakers CMW, Aglio LS, Smith TR, Makhni M, Mekary RA, Zaidi HA. Single- versus Dual-Attending Surgeon Approach for Spine Deformity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2021 Feb 16; 20(3):233-241. PMID: 33372960.
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  9. Shafi K, Lovecchio F, Riew GJ, Samartzis D, Louie PK, Germscheid N, An HS, Cheung JPY, Chutkan N, Mallow GM, Neva MH, Phillips FM, Sciubba DM, El-Sharkawi M, Valacco M, McCarthy MH, Makhni MC, Iyer S. Telemedicine in research and training: spine surgeon perspectives and practices worldwide. Eur Spine J. 2021 Jan 22. PMID: 33481089.
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  10. Riew GJ, Lovecchio F, Samartzis D, Bernstein DN, Underwood EY, Louie PK, Germscheid N, An HS, Cheung JPY, Chutkan N, Mallow GM, Neva MH, Phillips FM, Sciubba DM, El-Sharkawi M, Valacco M, McCarthy MH, Iyer S, Makhni MC. Spine surgeon perceptions of the challenges and benefits of telemedicine: an international study. Eur Spine J. 2021 Jan 16. PMID: 33452924.
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  11. Yeung CM, Schoenfeld AJ, Kang JD, Makhni MC. Complication Events After Spinal Surgery Performed by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) Part II Candidates (2008-2017). Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2021 Jan 15; 46(2):101-106. PMID: 33038197.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Makhni MC, Yeung CM, Riew KD. The Art of Diagnosis in the Cervical Spine. Neurospine. 2020 Dec; 17(4):695-703. PMID: 33401849.
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  13. Mallow GM, Siyaji ZK, Galbusera F, Espinoza-Orías AA, Giers M, Lundberg H, Ames C, Karppinen J, Louie PK, Phillips FM, Pourzal R, Schwab J, Sciubba DM, Wang JC, Wilke HJ, Williams FMK, Mohiuddin SA, Makhni MC, Shepard NA, An HS, Samartzis D. Intelligence-Based Spine Care Model: A New Era of Research and Clinical Decision-Making. Global Spine J. 2021 Mar; 11(2):135-145. PMID: 33251858.
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  14. Lovecchio F, Riew GJ, Samartzis D, Louie PK, Germscheid N, An HS, Cheung JPY, Chutkan N, Mallow GM, Neva MH, Phillips FM, Sciubba DM, El-Sharkawi M, Valacco M, McCarthy MH, Makhni MC, Iyer S. Provider confidence in the telemedicine spine evaluation: results from a global study. Eur Spine J. 2020 Nov 22. PMID: 33222003.
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  15. Park PJ, Makhni MC, Cerpa M, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. The role of perioperative ketamine in postoperative pain control following spinal surgery. J Spine Surg. 2020 Sep; 6(3):591-597. PMID: 33102896.
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  16. Goh BC, Ferrone ML, Barghi A, Liu CY, Cronin PK, Blucher JA, Makhni MC, Kang JD, Schoenfeld AJ. The Prognostic Value of Laboratory Markers and Ambulatory Function at Presentation for Post-Treatment Morbidity and Mortality Following Epidural Abscess. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Aug 01; 45(15):E959-E966. PMID: 32675612.
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  17. Makhni MC, Riew GJ, Sumathipala MG. Telemedicine in Orthopaedic Surgery: Challenges and Opportunities. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 Jul 01; 102(13):1109-1115. PMID: 32618908.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  18. Bernstein DN, Baumhauer JF, Kang JD, Makhni MC. Transforming the Orthopaedic Patient Experience Through Telemedicine. J Patient Exp. 2020 Jun; 7(3):302-304. PMID: 32821786.
    Citations: 2     
  19. Makhni MC, Riew GJ, Sumathipala MG. Telemedicine in Orthopaedic Surgery: Challenges and Opportunities. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 May 25. PMID: 32453112.
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  20. Lipa SA, Greene N, Reyes AM, Blucher JA, Makhni MC, Simpson AK, Harris MB, Schoenfeld AJ. Prognostic value of laboratory values in older patients with cervical spine fractures. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2020 07; 194:105781. PMID: 32278269.
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  21. Goh BC, Ferrone ML, Barghi A, Liu CY, Cronin PK, Blucher JA, Makhni MC, Kang JD, Schoenfeld AJ. The Prognostic Value of Laboratory Markers and Ambulatory Function at Presentation for Post-Treatment Morbidity and Mortality Following Epidural Abscess. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Feb 24. PMID: 32097262.
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  22. Makhni MC, Zhang Y, Park PJ, Cerpa M, Yang M, Pham MH, Sielatycki JA, Beauchamp EC, Lenke LG. The "kickstand rod" technique for correction of coronal imbalance in patients with adult spinal deformity: initial case series. J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 Nov 29; 1-8. PMID: 31783351.
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  23. Park PJ, Lin JD, Makhni MC, Cerpa M, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. Dual S2 Alar-Iliac Screw Technique With a Multirod Construct Across the Lumbosacral Junction: Obtaining Adequate Stability at the Lumbosacral Junction in Spinal Deformity Surgery. Neurospine. 2020 Jun; 17(2):466-470. PMID: 31694359.
    Citations: 2     
  24. Makhni MC, Vatan NM, Park PJ, Kabeer ZA, Cerpa M, Choi JH, Lombardi JM, Hong S, Kim Y, Lenke LG, Lehman R, Vycheth I, Park KB. Path to Prevention of Spinal Trauma in a Low- to Middle-income Country: A Single-center Study in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2019 Oct; 3(10). PMID: 31773077.
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  25. Pham MH, Cerpa M, Makhni MC, Sielatycki JA, Lenke LG. Neurologic Deficit During Halo-Gravity Traction in the Treatment of Severe Thoracic Kyphoscoliotic Spinal Deformity. Neurospine. 2020 Jun; 17(2):461-465. PMID: 31446682.
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  26. Cronin PK, Ferrone ML, Marso CC, Stieler EK, Beck AW, Blucher JA, Makhni MC, Simpson AK, Harris MB, Schoenfeld AJ. Predicting survival in older patients treated for cervical spine fractures: development of a clinical survival score. Spine J. 2019 09; 19(9):1490-1497. PMID: 31125694.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Joaquim AF, Makhni MC, Riew KD. Evidence-based use of arthroplasty in cervical degenerative disc disease. Int Orthop. 2019 04; 43(4):767-775. PMID: 30623197.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Makhni MC, Osorio JA, Park PJ, Lombardi JM, Riew KD. Cervical disc arthroplasty: tips and tricks. Int Orthop. 2019 04; 43(4):777-783. PMID: 30519869.
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  29. Makhni MC, Cerpa M, Lin JD, Park PJ, Lenke LG. The "Kickstand Rod" technique for correction of coronal imbalance in patients with adult spinal deformity: theory and technical considerations. J Spine Surg. 2018 Dec; 4(4):798-802. PMID: 30714013.
    Citations: 4     
  30. Joaquim AF, Makhni MC, Riew KD. Post-operative nerve injuries after cervical spine surgery. Int Orthop. 2019 04; 43(4):791-795. PMID: 30498911.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Makhni MC, Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Hyun SJ, Kim YJ. Restoration of Sagittal Balance in Spinal Deformity Surgery. J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 2018 Mar; 61(2):167-179. PMID: 29526059.
    Citations: 9     
  32. Makhni MC, Jegede K, Lombardi J, Whittier S, Gorroochurn P, Lehman RA, Riew KD. No Clear Benefit of Chlorhexidine Use at Home Before Surgical Preparation. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 Jan 15; 26(2):e39-e47. PMID: 29227322.
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  33. Makhni MC, Park PJ, Jimenez J, Saifi C, Caldwell JM, Ha A, Figueroa-Santana B, Lehman RA, Weidenbaum M. The medicolegal landscape of spine surgery: how do surgeons fare? Spine J. 2018 02; 18(2):209-215. PMID: 28673825.
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  34. Laratta JL, Ha A, Shillingford JN, Makhni MC, Lombardi JM, Thuet E, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. Neuromonitoring in Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Multimodality Approach. Global Spine J. 2018 Feb; 8(1):68-77. PMID: 29456917.
    Citations: 6     
  35. Park MS, Ju YS, Moon SH, Kim TH, Oh JK, Makhni MC, Riew KD. Reoperation Rates After Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy and Myelopathy: A National Population-based Study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Oct 15; 41(20):1593-1599. PMID: 27035582.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Park MS, Ju YS, Moon SH, Kim TH, Oh JK, Makhni MC, Riew KD. Reoperation Rates After Surgery for Degenerative Cervical Spine Disease According to Different Surgical Procedures: National Population-based Cohort Study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Oct 01; 41(19):1484-1492. PMID: 27031768.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Makhni MC, Caldwell JM, Saifi C, Fischer CR, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Lee FY. Tissue engineering advances in spine surgery. Regen Med. 2016 Mar; 11(2):211-22. PMID: 26877156.
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  38. Makhni MC, Miao D, Zurakowski D, Day CS. Are academic orthopedic surgeons interested in global health? Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2014 Mar; 43(3):E37-42. PMID: 24660182.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Gomez JA, Makhni MC, Vitale MG. Recurrent spinal deformity after scoliosis surgery in children. Instr Course Lect. 2014; 63:345-51. PMID: 24720320.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Yu YR, Makhni MC, Tabrizi S, Rozental TD, Mundanthanam G, Day CS. Complications of low-profile dorsal versus volar locking plates in the distal radius: a comparative study. J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Jul; 36(7):1135-41. PMID: 21712136.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. George PM, Saigal R, Lawlor MW, Moore MJ, LaVan DA, Marini RP, Selig M, Makhni M, Burdick JA, Langer R, Kohane DS. Three-dimensional conductive constructs for nerve regeneration. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2009 Nov; 91(2):519-27. PMID: 18985787.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  42. Synn AJ, Makhni EC, Makhni MC, Rozental TD, Day CS. Distal radius fractures in older patients: is anatomic reduction necessary? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Jun; 467(6):1612-20. PMID: 19082864.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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