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Manuscripts

Textbook Chapters

 

Clinical Application: Revision Surgery with Luiz Pimenta. Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF). Editors J. Allan Goodrich, Ildemardco J Volcan. Quality Medical Publishing. 2008.

 

Cervical Disc Replacement Revisions: Clinical and Biomechanical Considerations. With Pimenta L, McAfee P, Cunningham B, Nicola H, Lhamby J, and Gharazeddine I. Motion Preservation Surgery of the Spine:Advanced Techniques and Controversies. Yue, JJ, Bertagnoli R, McAfee P, and An HS. Saunders/Elsevier 2008

 

Porous-Coated Motion Cervical Arthroplasty: Biomechanics, Design Considerations, and Clinical Outcomes with Pimenta, Diaz, McAfee, Crockard, and Cunningham.  Spinal Arthroplasty: The Preservation of Motion. Saunders Elsevier. 2007

 

Porous Coated Motion Cervical Artificial Disc with Paul McAfee, Matthew Scott-Young, Luiz Pimenta in Dynamic Reconstruction of the Spine by Daniel Kim et al. Thieme Medical Publishers

 

The Importance of Total Discectomy, Instrumentation, and Implant Sizing to Avoid Failure of a Prosthetic Disc Replacement of the Lumbar Spine. Roundtables in Spine Surgery. Quality Medical Publishing 2005

 

The Porous Coated Motion Cervical Disc with Paul McAfee, Bryan Cunningham, Luiz Pimenta.  Spinal Arthroplasty New Era in Spine Care. Quality Medical Publishing. 2005

 

The Cervical Disc: Theory, Biomechanics, and Animal Studies. McAfee, P, Cappuccino A, Pimenta L, Cunningham B, Hu N et al. Nonfusion techniques for the spine : motion preservation & balance. 2005

 

Anterior Exposure of the Spine with Sandra V. Moore. Lumbar Spine Arthroplasty. Quality Medical Publishing 2005

 

Surgical Technique for Total Disc Replacement with Paul McAfee. Lumbar Spine Arthroplasty. Quality Medical Publishing 2005

 

Discectomy with Scott Blumenthal. Lumbar Spine Arthroplasty. Quality Medical Publishing 2005

 

The Link Porous Coated Motion TM Cervical Disc Replacement, Paul C. McAfee, MD, Bryan Cunningham, MSc., Luiz Pimenta, MD, PhD, Andy Cappuccino, MD. Spinal arthroplasty : A New Era in Spine Care. 2004

 

Posterior Wiring Techniques for Subaxial Cervical Spine, Chapter II. Current Techniques in Spinal Stabilization.  Edition:  Regis Haid, Rick Fessler.  McGraw-Hill, 1995

 

Retropharyngeal Approach to the Cervical Spine, with Paul McAfee in Textbook of Spinal Surgery by Bridwell and DeWald, McGraw-Hill, 1995.  Ron DeWald Editions

 

Biomechanics of Thoracolumbar Spinal Implants.  Textbook of Spinal Surgery, McGraw-Hill, 1995

 

 

Manuscripts

 

Moderate Hypothermia as Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury. Cappuccino, A. Orthopedics. 2008 March 31(3) 1-3.

 

Superiority of multilevel cervical arthroplasty outcomes versus single-level outcomes: 229 Consecutive PCM Prosthesis. Pimenta L, McAfee PC, Cappuccino A, Cunningham BW, Diaz R, Coutinho E.Spine. 2007 May 20;32(12):1337-44.


Porous Coated Motion Cervical Disc Replacement- A Biomechanical, Histomorphometric and Biologic Wear Analysis in a Caprine Model. Hu N, Cunningham B, Sefter J, Cappuccino A, Pimenta L, McAfee P. Spine. 2006 Jul 1;31:1666-73.

 

Anterior Cervical Discectomy and fusion with implantable titanium cages.  Moreland D, Cappuccino A et al.  The Spine Journal 2004 March/April 4 (2) 184-190.

 
Video-Assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus open thoracotomy for anterior thoracic spinal fusion. A comparative radiographic, biomechanical, and histologic analysis in sheep. Cunnigham BW, Kotani Y, Cappuccino A, McNulty P, Fedder I, McAfee P. Spine 1998 Jun 15;23 (12): 1333-1340

The effects of spinal fixation and destabilization in the biomechanical and histologic properties of spinal ligaments. An in vivo study. Kotani Y, Cunnighman BW, Cappuccino A, Kaneda K, McAfee PC. Spine 1998 Mar 15;23 (6):672-82

The effect of spinal destabilization and instrumentation on lumbar intradiscal pressure: and in vitro biomechanical analysis. Cunnigham BW, Kotani Y, McNulty P, Cappuccino A, McAfee PC. Spine. 1997 Nov 15;22 (22): 2655-63

The role of spinal instrumentation in augmenting lumbar posterolateral fusion. Kotani Y, Cunnigham BW, Cappuccino A, Kaneda K, McAfee PC. Spine. 1996 Feb 1;21 (3);278-87

The effects of spinal fixation and destabilization on the biomechanical and histological properties of spinal ligaments. An in vivo study. Kotani Y, Cunnigham BW, Cappuccino A, McAfee PC. Orthopedic Transaction Volume 20 Section 1 1994

The role of spinal instrumentation on augmenting posterolateral fusion. Kotani Y, Cunnigham BW, Cappuccino A, McAfee PC. Orthopedic Transaction Volume 20 Section 1 1994

The effect of spinal destabilization and instrumentation on lumbar intradiscal pressure. Kotani Y, Cunnigham BW, Cappuccino A, McAfee PC. Orthopedic Transaction Volume 20 Section 1 1994

Anterior cervical decompression and fusion using MRI as the sole imaging modality. Cappuccino A, Glastein C, Spine March 1993

Osteochondroma of the thoracic spine. Faierman E, Cappuccino A, Glastein C. Spine December 1992

Effect of hypotensive anesthesia on intrapoperative blood loss during instrumented lumbar spinal fusion. Cappuccino A, Glastein C, Patel B, Patel N, Faierman E. in review.

Assessment of lateral radiographs for the accurate templating of a cementless total hip prosthesis. Cappuccino A, Absatz M, Kircher M, The Journal of Arthroplasty.

Muscular violence in baseball pitchers as a cause of humeral fractures. Kircher M, Cappuccion A, Torpey B. Cont Ortho 1993;26 (5) 457-480

QDAS:The quenching of decay associated spectra. Knudson T, Baker S, Cappuccino A, Brand L: Journal of Biophysics.

Constipation as the initial presentation of a case Ewing’s sarcoma of the sacrum. Cappuccino A.

Evaluation of preoperative and postoperative MRI studies in patients with osteonecrosis who have had femoral head core decompression. Torpey B, Cappuccino A, Absatz M, JBJS Volume 3. Fall 1993

Grafton, its value as a supplement to bone graft during difficult spine fusions. Faierman E, Cappuccino A, Glastein C.