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Hansen A. Yuan, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY

About Hansen A. Yuan, MD

Dr. Hansen A. Yuan is a Professor of Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University. He holds hospital appointments at SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital and Veterans Administration Hospital.

Dr. Yuan earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. His surgery Internship and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency were at the State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center. Dr. Yuan was in a post-graduate Fellowship with Dr. Leon Wiltse specializing on low back and cervical pain. During his medical studies and fellowships, Dr. Yuan served in the United States Army for a total of six years.

Dr. Yuan holds membership in many professional societies a few of which include: the American Medical Association, Orthopaedic Research Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Research Society, American College of Surgeons, International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, North American Spine Society, and the Scoliosis Research Society. Many of these societies have honored Dr. Yuan's research and writing with grants and research awards.

Dr. Yuan has authored over 100 articles and many abstracts published in peer-reviewed journals. He has been a contributing author of 16 chapters to medical books. Dr. Yuan researches in the areas of degenerative disc disease, scoliosis, and bone healing and bone substitute. In North America and Asia, universities and hospitals invite Dr. Yuan as a visiting professor. Many times, he has been a Presidential Guest to the Republic of China speaking on Orthopaedic Surgery.

Publications

1. Edgar, Arlan, Yuan, Hansen A.: Daily Locomotory Activity in Phalangium opilio and Seven Species of Leiobunum(Arthropoda: Phalangida). Bios, Vol. XXX1X, No. 4:l68-l76, December l968.

2. Peimer, C.A., Yuan, H.A., and Sagerman, R.H.: Post-radiation Chondrosarcoma, A Case Report. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 58A(7): l033-l036, October l976.

3. Fredrickson, B., Yuan, H., and Olans, R.: Management and Outcome of Pyogenic Vertebral Osteomyelitis. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. l3l: l60-l67, March-April l978.

4. Lasda, N.A., Levinsohn, M.E., Yuan, H.A., Bunnell, W.P.: Computerized Tomography in Disorders of the Hip. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 60A(8): l099-ll02, December l978.

5. Levinsohn, M.E., Bunnell, W.P., Yuan, H.A.: Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis of Dislocation of the Sterno- clavicular Joint. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. 140: 12-16, May 1979.

6. Yuan, H., Ullrich, C.: Computed Tomography with Sagittal-Coronal Reconstruction Images in Thoracolumbar Spinal Fractures. Orthopaedic Review, Vol. VIII, No. 6, June 1979.

7. Webster, D., Yuan, H.A.: Pathologic Dorsal Compression Fractures Related to Anticonvulsant Therapy and Hemodyalasis. New York State Journal of Medicine, Vol. 79, No. 9: 14l7-14l9, August 1979.

8. Levinsohn, E. Mark; Bunnell, William P.; Yuan, H.A.: Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis of Dislocations of the Sternoclavicular Joint. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. 140: 12-16, May 1979.

9. VanHanswyk, C.O.; Yuan, Hansen A.; Eckhardt, Wayne A.: Orthotic Management of Thoraco-lumbar Spine Fractures with a "Total-Contact" TLSO. Orthotics and Prosthetics, Vol. 33, No. 3: 10-19, September 1979.

10. Yuan, H.; Cady, R., deRosa, Carlo: Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Talus Associated with Subchondral Cysts: Report of Three Cases. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 61A(8): 1249, December 1979.

11. O'Callaghan, John P.: Ullrich, Christopher G.; Yuan, Hansen A.; Kieffer, Stephen A.: CT of Facet Distraction in Flexion Injuries of the Thoracolumbar Spine: The "Naked" Facet. American Journal of Neuroradiology, Vol. 1: 97-102, January-February 1980.

12. McAfee, Paul C.; Ullrich, Christopher G.; Yuan, Hansen A., Sherry, Richard G.; Lockwood, Robert C.: Computed Tomography in Degenerative Spinal Stenosis. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. 161, 221-234, November-December 1981.

13. McAfee, Paul C.; Yuan, Hansen A.: Computed Tomography in Spondylolisthesis, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. 166: 62-71, June 1982.

14. Fredrickson, Bruce E.; Yuan, Hansen A.; Miller, Howard E.: Treatment of Painful Long Standing Displaced Fracture Dislocations of the Sacrum: A Case Report. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. 166, p. 93-95,June 1982.

15. Smith, Duret; Yuan, Hansen A.: Surgical management of the Symptomatic Cervical Spine in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Orthopaedics, Vol. 5: 563-570, May 1982.

16. Trief, P.: Yuan, H.: The Use of the M.M.P.I. in a Chronic Back Pain Rehabilitation Program. Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 29, No. 1, 47-53, January 1983.

17. Levinsohn, E. Mark; Sterrick, Andrew; Echeverria, Thomas S.; Yuan, Hansen A.: Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis of the Rib. Skeletal Radiology, Vol. 8, 291-293, 1982.

18. McAfee, Paul C.; Ullrich, Christopher G.; Levinsohn, E. Mark; Yuan, Hansen A.; Cacayorin, Edwin D.; Lockwood, Robert C.: Computed Tomography in Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: The Value of Multiplanar Reconstruction. RadioGraphics, Vol. 2, No. 4, 529-551, Nov. 1982.

19. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: The Value of Multiplanar Reconstruction. RadioGraphics, Vol. 2, No. 4, 529-551, Nov. 1982.

20. McAfee, Paul C.; Yuan, Hansen A.; Lasda, Norman: The Unstable Burst Fracture. Spine, Vol. 7, No. 4: 365-373, 1982.

21. Fredrickson, Bruce E.; Yuan, Hansen A.; Miller, Howard; Burst Fracture of the Fifth Lumbar Vertebra. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 64-A, No. 7, 1088-1094, September 1982.

22. McAfee, Paul C.; Yuan, Hansen A.: Fredrickson, Bruce E.; Lubicky, John P.; The Value of Computed Tomography in Thoracolumbar Fractures: An Analysis of One Hundred Consecutive Cases and New Classification. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 65A, No. 4: 461-473, April 1983.

23. Fredrickson, B.E.; Baker, D.; Yuan, H.A.: The Natural History of Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 66A, 699, 1984.

24. Thomas, P.S.; Park, S.P.; Yuan, H.A.; Fredrickson, B.E.; Zauder, H.L.: Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator for Post-Operative Pain. Pain Supplement 1984.

25. Fredrickson, Bruce E.; Yuan, Hansen A.: Spinal Fractures and Their Treatment. Practice of Surgery, 1984.

26. McAfee, Paul C.; Bohlman, H.H.; Yuan, Hansen: Anterior Decompression of Traumatic Thoracolumbar Fractures with Incomplete Neurological Deficit Using a Retroperitoneal Approach. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 67-A, No. 1, 89-104, January 1985.

27. Wiltse, L.L., Widell, E.H., Yuan, H.A.: Chymopapain Chemonucleolysis in Lumbar Disc Disease. Journal of American Medical Association, Vol. 231: 474-479, 1985.

28. Krompinger, W.J.; Fredrickson, Bruce E.; Mino, David E.; Yuan, Hansen A.: Conservative Treatment of Fractures of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine. The Orthopedic Clinics of North America, p. 161-169, January, 1986.

29. Fredrickson, Bruce E.; Yuan, Hansen A.: Fractures of the Spine. Orthopaedics, Vol. 2, Chapter 9.

30. Guyer, David; Yuan, Hansen A.; Werner, Frederick W.; Fredrickson, Bruce E.; Murphy, Dennis: Biomechanical Comparison of Seven Internal Fixation Devices for the Lumbosacral Junction. Spine, Vol. 2, No. 6, 569-573, 1987.

31. Fredrickson, B.E.; Mann, K.; Yuan, H.; Lubicky, J.: Distraction Increases Canal Size in Vertebral Burst Fracture Reduction. Orthopaedics Today, December 1987.

32. Mann, K.; Found, Ernest; Yuan, H.: Biomechanics evaluation of Effectiveness of Anterior Spinal Fixation Systems. Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol. 11, 1987.

33. Yuan, Hansen A.; Mann, Kenneth A.; Found, Ernest M.; Helbig, Thomas E.; Fredrickson, Bruce E.;, Lubicky, John P.; Albanese, Stephen A.; Winfield, Jeffrey A.; Hodge, Charles J.: Early Clinical Experience with the Syracuse I-Plate: An Anterior Spinal Fixation Device. Spine, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 278-285, March 1988.

34. Fredrickson, Bruce E.; Mann, Kenneth A.; Yuan, Hansen A.; Lubicky, John P.: Reduction of the Intracanal Fragment in Experimental Burst Fractures. Spine, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 267-271, March 1988.

35. Fredrickson, Bruce E.; Trief, Paula M.; VanBeveren, Patrick; Yuan, Hansen A.; Baum, Greg: Rehabilitation of the Patient with Chronic Back Pain: A Search for Outcome Predictors. Spine, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 351-353, March 1988.

36. Yuan, Hansen A.: New I-Plate Burst Fracture Fixation Procedure uses shorter Instrumentation in Lumbar Spine. Orthopaedics Today (Newspaper), Vol. 8, No. 6, p. 18-19, June 1988.

37. Spadaro, J.A.; Lubicky, J.P.; Yuan, H.A.; Fredrickson, Bruce E.: Evaluating SCEP's during Orthopedic Procedures on the Spine. Orthopaedic Transactions 1989.

38. Lubicky, J.P; Spadaro, J.A.; Yuan, H.A.; Fredrickson, B.E.; Henderson, N: Variability of Somatosensory Cortical Evoked Potential Monitoring during Spine Surgery. SPINE, Vol. 14, p. 790-798, 1989.

39. Chapter: Fredrickson, Bruce E.; Yuan, Hansen A.; Bayley, James C.:The Nonoperative Treatment of Thoracolumbar Injuries. Seminars in Spine Surgery, Vol. 2, No. 1 p.70-78, March 1990.

40. Mann, Kenneth A., MS; McGowan, Dennis P.; Fredrickson, Bruce E.; Falahee, Mark; Yuan, Hansen: A Biomechanical Investigation of Short Segment Spinal Fixation for Burst Fractures with Varying Degrees of Posterior Disruption. Spine, Vol. 15, No. 6, June 1990.

41. Fredrickson, Bruce E.; Yuan, Hansen A.: Internal Fixation, Chapter for The Lumbar Spine, p. 941-955, 1990.

42. Spadaro, J.A.; Lubicky, J.P.; Yuan, H.A.; Fredrickson, B.E.: "Evaluating SCEPs During Orthopedic Procedures on the Spine" Transactions of the Orthopedic Research Society, Vol. 15, p. 251, 1990.

43. Schlegel, John; Yuan, Hansen A.; Fredrickson, Bruce E.: Anterior Interbody Fixation Devices, The Adult Spine: Principles and Practice, Chapter 93, 1991.

44. Bayley, J.C.; Fredrickson, B.E.; Yuan, H.A.: The Syracuse I-Plate. Spine, Vol. 16(3S) p.120-124, 1991.

45. D. Zou; J. Yoo; N.R. Ordway; J.A. Handal; B.E. Fredrickson; J.C. Bayley; H.A. Yuan; Edwards, W.T.: Interference Screw Fixation of Cervical Grafts: A Biomechanical Study of a New Method of Cervical Fixation. Journal of Spinal Disorders, Vol.4, No.2, p. 168-176, 1991.

46. Falahee, M.; Mann, K.; Yuan, H.; Fredrickson, B.; Lubicky, J.; Albanese, S.; McGowan. D.: A Biomechanical Evaluation of Augmented Anterior and Posterior Short Segment Internal Fixation for Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. A. E. Rosenbaum; S. Yu, N.Szeverenyi; H. A. Yuan; R. G. Donelson; C. M.Mills; B. Fredrickson: A Comparison with CT discography and Cryomicrotome. Neuroradiology, Vol.33, p.5-7, 1991.

47. Fredrickson, B.; Yuan, H.; Bayley, J.: Conservative Treatment of Spine Fractures. Skeletal Trauma

48. Schlegel, John; Yuan, Hansen A.; Fredrickson, B.E.: Chapter- The Adult Spine, Principles and Practice, Vol. 2, p.1947-1959, May 1991.

49. Fredrickson, B.; Yuan, H.; Bayley, J.; Albanese, S.: Conservative Care of Thoracolumbar Trauma. Seminars and Spine Surgery. Edited by Dr. Ed Hanley; published by Saunders.

50. Zou, D.; Chang, K.; Donovan, D.; Edwards, T.; Fredrickson, B., Yuan, H.; Bayley, J.: Mechanics of Anatomic Reduction of Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures. Trans. of International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, p. 11-12, Heidelberg, Germany, 1991.

51. Wu, S.; Liang, P.; Edwards, T.; Zou, D.; Yuan, H.: Orientation of Transpedicular Vertebral Screws in Human Vertebrae: Effect on Screw-Vertebral Interface Stiffness. A Biomechanical Study of Transpedicular Screw Fixation in Different Direction. Trans. of International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, p. 25-26, Heidelberg, Germany, 1991.

52. Bayley, J.; Schlegel, J.; Yuan, H.A.; Fredrickson, B.E.; Edwards, W.T.: The Contribution of the Posterior Annular Attachments in the Reduction of Experimental Lumbar Burst Fractures. Trans. of International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, p. 40, Heidelberg, Germany, 1991.

53. Yuan, Hansen A.; Fredrickson, B.E.: Non-Operative Treatment of the Spine: External Fixation. Skeletal Trauma, Vol. 1, p. 623-644, 1991.

54. J. Yoo; D. Zou; W.T. Edwards; H.A. Yuan: Alteration of neuroforaminal size secondary to cervical motion. American Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Palm Beach, Florida. June 13, 1991.

55. Wu, S.; Albanese, S.; Edwards, W.T.; Zou, D.; Fay, N.R.; Ordway, L.; Liang, P.; Yuan,H.A.: Orientation of Transpedicular Vertebral Screws: Effect of Screw-Vertebra Interface. Scoliosis Research Society, Sept. 25-27, 1991.

Symposium:

1. Spinal Instrumentation, Biomaterial, Biomechanics and Clinical Aspects. Contemporary Orthopaedics, Vol. 24, No. 2, p. 218-237, February 1992.

2. S.S. Wu; W. T. Edwards; D. Zou;, N.R. Ordway; L.A. Fay; H.A. Yuan: Transpedicular Vertebral Screws in Human Vertebral Vertebrae: Effect on Screw-Vertebral Interface Stiffness. Transactions of the 38th Annual Meeting Orthopaedic Research Society, Washington, D.C., Feb. 17-20, 1992, Vol. 17, Section 2, p. 459.

3. B.E. Fredrickson; W.T. Edwards; W. Rauschning; J.C. Bayley; H.A. Yuan: Vertebral Burst Fractures: An Experimental, Morphologic, and Radiographic Study. SPINE, Vol. 17, No. 9,September 1992.

4. J.U. Yoo; D. Zou; W.T. Edwards; J.C. Bayley; H. Yuan: Effect of Cervical Discectomy and Distraction Bone Grafting on Neuroforaminal Dimension. SPINE, Vol. 17, No. 10, pp. 1131-1136, 1992.

5. Vazquez-Seoane, Pablo; Gertzbein, Stanley D.; Yuan, Hansen A.: CHAPTER - AO Internal Fixator. SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION, pp. 297-301, 1992.

6. Bayley, James C.; Yuan, Hansen A.; Fredrickson, Bruce E.: CHAPTER - The Syracuse Anterior I-Plate. SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION, pp. 397-411, 1992. CHAPTER -" Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures". Raven Press 1993

7. Heggeness, Michael H.; Esses, Stephen I.; Errico, Thomas; Yuan, Hansen A.: Late Infection of Spinal Instrumentation by Hematogenous Seeding. SPINE, Vol. 18, No. 4, p. 492-496, 1993

8. P. Gregory; D. Jung; G. Riebel; J. Yoo; H. Yuan; B. Fredrickson: Review of Harrington Rod Treatment of Spinal Trauma. SPINE, Vol. 18, No. 4, p.479 - 491, March 1993.

9. Contributing Author to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Monograph Series "Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures Without Neurologic Deficit". August 1993.

10. P. Vazquez-Seone, MD; J. Yoo, MD; D. Zou, MD; L.A.Fay, BSEE, BS; B. E. Fredrickson, MD; J.C. Handal, MD; H. A. Yuan, MD: Interference Screw Fixation of Cervical Grafts: A Combined In Vitro Biomechanical and In Vivo Animal Study. SPINE, Vol.18, No. 8, pp.946-954, September 1993.

11. D. Zou; J.U. Yoo; W.T. Edwards; D. Donovan; K. Chang; J.C. Bayley; B.E. Fredrickson; H.A. Yuan: Mechanics of Anatomic Reduction of the Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures. Comparison of Distraction Plus Lordosis, in the Anatomical Reduction of the Thoracolumbar Burst Fracture. SPINE, Vol.18, No.2, pp.195-203, 1993.

12. CHAPTER - Edwards, W.; Yuan, H.: Basic Science of spine- associated features: Bone. In Rehabilitation of the Spine - Science and Practice, pp. 225-242. Edited by S. Hochschuler; H. Coter, and R. Guyer. St. Louis, Mosby, 1993.

13. Hu, John C.H.; Yuan, Hansen A.: Surgical Treatment of Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Spine Fractures. Spinal Instrumentation Techniques by Scoliosis Research Society Instrumentation Committee. 1994

14. Lumbar Spine Fixation - The Pedicle Screw Controversy. Contemporary Orthopaedics, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 439-454, December 1994

15. Yuan, H.A.; Kuslich, S.D.: The BAK Interbody Fusion System. Orthopedics Today, Vol. 14, No. 12, pp. 6-9, December 1994

16. Yuan, Hansen A.; Garfin, Steven R.; Dickman, Curtis A.; Mardjetko, Steven M.: A Historical Cohort Study of Pedicle Screw Fixation in Thoracic, Lumbar, and Sacral Spinal Fusions. SPINE, Vol. 19, Number 205, pp. 2279S-2296S, 1994

17. Connolly, Patrick J.; Yuan, Hansen A.: Cervical Spine Fractures, Chapter 101, Spine Care: Diagnosis and Treatment. 1995

18. Connolly, Patrick J.; Yuan, Hansen A.: Thoracolumbar Fractures, Chapter 101, Spine Care: Diagnosis and Treatment. 1995

19. Connolly, Patrick J.; Yuan, Hansen A.: Anterior Lumbar Instrumentation and Fusion, Chapter 101, Spine Care: Diagnosis and Treatment. 1995

20. Connolly, Patrick J.; Yuan, Hansen A.: Anterior Instrumentation of The Cervical Spine, Chapter 101, Spine Care: Diagnosis and Treatment, 1995.

21. Yuan, H.A.: Public Citizen Opposition to Spinal Implant. Journal of Spinal Disorders, Vol. 8, No. 3, May 1995.

22. Connolly, Patrick J.: Yuan, Hansen A.: Endoscopic Retroperitoneal Approach to the Lumbar Spine. Atlas of Endoscopic Spine Surgery, 1995.

23. Chen, Deyu, M.D.; Fay, Lisa A., BSEE; Lok, Jason, BS; Yuan, Philip, BS; Edwards, W. Thomas, PhD.; Yuan, Hansen A., M.D.: Increasing Neuroforaminal Volume by Anterior Interbody Distraction in Degenerative Lumbar Spine. Spine, Vol. 20, No.1, pp. 74-79, 1995.

24. Connolly, Patrick J., M.D.; Yuan, Hansen A., M.D.; Kolata, Ronald J., D.V.M.; Clem, Michael F., D.V.M.: Endoscopic Approach to the Lumbar Spine Using the Insufflation Technique. Atlas of Endoscopic Spine Surgery, pp. 345-349, 1995.

25. Regan, John J., M.D.; Kambin, Parviz, M.D.; Mathews, Hallett H.; Yuan, Hansen A. ( Panel Discussion): Endoscopic Spine Surgery. Neurological Surgery - Expert Exchange, Vol. 6, No.2, pp. 69-77, 1995.

26. Robert J. Martin, M.D.; Hansen A. Yuan, M.D. Neurosurgical Care of Spinal Epidural, Subdural, and Intramedullary Abscesses and Arachnoiditis. The Orthopaedic Clinics of North America, Vol. 27, Number 1, pp. 125-136, January 1996.

27. N.R. Ordway; Y. Zheng; G. McCullen; Q. Bao; Z. Han; H.A. Yuan; W.T. Edwards. In Vitro Biomechanical Evaluation of the Functional Spinal Unit: After Nucleotomy and with a Hydrogel Implant. Orthopaedic Research Society 1996 Annual Meeting Transactions, p. 191, 1996.

28. Yuan, Hansen A.; Van Hanswyk, Edward; Lehman, Thomas: Lumbosacral Orthosis. The Lumbar Spine Second Edition, Vol. 1, Chapter 4, pp. 251-258, 1996.

29. Fredrickson, Bruce; Yuan, Hansen: Internal Fixation: Indications, Technique, and Results. The Lumbar Spine Second Edition, Vol. 2, Chapter 22, pp. 1216-1229, 1996.

30. Schlegel, John; Bayley, James; Yuan, Hansen; Fredrickson, Bruce: Timing of Surgical Decompression and Fixation of Acute Spinal Fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Vol. 10, No. 5, pp. 323-330, 1996.

31. Schlegel, John; Schleusener, Rand; Yuan, Hansen: Use of the Syracuse I-Plate and Anterior Locking Plate System (ALPS) for Anterior Spinal Fixation. Current Techniques in Spinal Stabilization, pp. 201-210, 1996.

32. Yuan, Hansen A.: Electrical Stimulation and Spinal Fusion. Perspectives in Neurological Surgery, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 77-90, 1996.

33. Bruce E. Fredrickson; Hansen A. Yuan; Patrick J. Connolly: Thoracic and Lumbar Fractures: Nonsurgical Management. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update Trauma, pp. 347-349, 1996.

34. W. Thomas Edwards; Hansen A. Yuan: Chapter - Biomechanics: General Considerations, Evaluation, and Testing. The Textbook of Spinal Surgery, Second Edition, Vol. 2, Section II pp. 141-154, 1996.

35. Geoffrey M. McCullen; Hansen A. Yuan: Low Back Pain. Conn's Current Therapy, pp. 43-45. January 1997.

36. Hansen A. Yuan, M.D.; Stephen D. Kuslich, M.D.; John A. Dowdle Jr., M.D.; Cynthia L. Ulstrom, R.N.; Steven L. Griffith, Ph.D. Prospective Multi-Center Clinical Trial of the BAK Interbody Fusion System. White Paper 1997.

37. John J. Regan; Hansen A. Yuan; Geoffrey McCullen: Minimally Invasive Approaches to the Spine. Instructional Course Lectures - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Vol. 26,pp. 127-141, 1997.

38. Parviz Kambin, M.D.; Geoffrey McCullen, M.D.; Wesley Parke, Ph.D.; John J. Regan, M.D.; Jonathan L. Schaffer, M.D.; Hansen Yuan, M.D.: Minimally Invasive Arthroscopic Spinal Surgery. Instructional Course Lectures American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Vol. 26, pp. 143-161, 1997.

39. Steven R. Garfin; Hansen A. Yuan: Food and Drug Administration Regulation of Spinal Implant Fixation Devices. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Number 335, pp. 32-38, 1997.

40. M. Ito; L.A. Fay, Y. Ito; M.R. Yuan; W.T. Edwards; H.A. Yuan: The Effect of Pulsed Magnetic Fields on Instrumented Posterolateral Spinal Fusion and Device-Related Stress Shielding. Spine Vol.22, No.4, pp. 382-388, 1997.

41. Kenneth F. Casey; Mark K. Chang; Evan D. O'Brien; Hansen A. Yuan; Jonathan Schaffer; Parviz Kambin: Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy: Comparison of Preoperative and Postoperative Imaging Studies. Arthroscopy Vol.13, No.4, pp. 438-445, 1997.

42. Geoffrey M. McCullen; Hansen A. Yuan, Bruce E. Fredrickson: Thoracolumbar Spine Injuries. Principles and Techniques of Spine Surgery, Chapter 16, pp. 359-384, 1997.

43. Qi-Bin Bao and Hansen A. Yuan: The Artificial Disc. Science & Medicine Vol.5, No.1, pp. 6-15, January/February 1998.

44. Hansen A. Yuan: Point of View. Spine Vol.23, p. 1332, June 15, 1998.

45. Patrick J. Connolly; Bruce E. Fredrickson; Hansen A. Yuan. Complications Associated with Posterior Spinal Instrumentation. The Spine, Fourth Edition; Vol. II, Chapter 54, pp. 1694-1704. 1998

46. Charles B. Goodwin, M. D.; Carl T. Brighton, M.D.; Richard D. Guyer, M.D.; John R. Johnson, M.D.; Kenneth I. Light, M.D.; Hansen A. Yuan, M.D. A Double-Blind Study of Capactively Coupled Electrical Stimulation as an Adjunct to Lumbar Spinal Fusions. Spine, March 1999.

47. Hansen A. Yuan: Point of View. Spine, Vol. 23, Niumber 22, p. 2431. November 15, 1998.

48. Hansen A. Yuan: Products reduce peridural scarring; may minimize postop pain - Adcon-L Gel and Preclude Spinal Membrane inhibit the development of Fibrosis following Surgery. Orthopaedics Today. March 1999.

49. John J. Regan, MD; Hansen Yuan, MD; Paul C. McAfee, MD. Laparoscopic Fusion of the Lumbar Spine: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. Spine, Vol. 24, No. 4, February 15, 1999.

50. Yuan, Hansen: BOOK REVIEW - Whiplash Injuries. Current Concepts in Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of the Cervical Whiplash Syndrome. Edited by Robert Gunzburg and Marek Szpalski. Philadelphia, Lippincott-Raven, 1998, p 347. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, p. 898, 1999.

51. Bruce Thomas, M.D.; Geoffrey McCullen, M.D.; Hansen Yuan, M.D. Cervical Spine Injuries in Football. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, p. 338-347, September/October 1999.

52. Jie Zhao, MD; Yong Hai, MD; Nathaniel R. Ordway, MS,PE; hoon Choon Keun Park, MD; Hansen A. Yuan, MD. Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Using Posterolateral Placement of a Single Cylindrical Threaded Cage. SPINE, Vol. 25, No. 4, February 15, 2000.

53. A.A. Criscitiello, H.A. Yuan. Principles of Endoscopic Techniques to the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - A Surgical Manual, Chapter 15, p. 153-158, 2000.

54. A.A. Criscitiello, H.A. Yuan. The Endoscopic Retroperitoneal Approach to the Lumbar Spine. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - A Surgical Manual, Chapter 22, p. 217-223, 2000.

Abstracts:

1. Yuan, Hansen A.; Spadaro, J.A.; Berger, T.J.; Becker, R.O.; Webster, D.A.: Electrically generated silver ions as a bacteriocidal agent in acute and chronic osteomyelitis in rabbits. "Orthopaedic Transactions", Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Soc. 2:28 (1977)

2. Yuan, Hansen A.: Electrically generated silver ions as bacteriocidal agent in acute and chronic Enterobacter cloacae. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 1977

3. Olans, Richard; Yuan, Hansen; Frederickson, Bruce.: Hematogenous Vertebral Osteomyelitis in Rabbits. "Orthopaedic Transactions", Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 1978

4. Spadaro, J.A.; Webster, D.A.; Chapin, S.I., Yuan, H.A.; Murray, D.G.; Becker, R.O.: Silver-PMAA Antibacterial Bone Cement. "Orthopaedic Transactions", Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 1978

5. Ullrich, Christopher G; Yuan, Hansen A.: Computerized Tomography in the Evaluation of Thoraco-Lumbar Spinal Injuries. "Orthopaedic Transactions", Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 1978

6. Lasda, Norman; Yuan, Hansen A.; Levinsohn, Mark; Bunnell, William: Computerized Axial Tomography about the Hip. "Orthopaedic Transactions", Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 1978

7. McAfee, Paul C.: Yuan, Hansen A.: Computed Tomography in Spondylolisthesis. "Orthopaedic Transactions", Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 1982

8. Froehling, A.; Spadaro, J.A.; Yuan, H.A.; Frederickson, B.E.: Dermatome-Stimulated Cortical Evoked Potentials (DCEPs) in the Diagnosis of Lumbosacral Root Lesions. Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol. 8. 1983

9. J.A. Spadaro; J.P. Lubicky; H.A.Yuan; B.E. Fredrickson: Evaluating SCEP'S during Dept.Lab Orthopaedic Procedures on the Spine. Transactions Orthopaedic Research Society 15: 251, 1990

10. Zou, D.; Chang, K.; Donovan, D.; Edwards, T.; Fredrickson, B.; Yuan, H.; Bayley, J.: Mechanics of Anatomic Reduction of Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures. Transactions of ISSLS,p. 11-12, Heidelberg, Germany, 1991.

11. Wu, S.; Liang, P.; Edwards, T.; Zou, D.; Ordway ,N.R.; Yuan, H.: Orientation of Transpedicular Vertebral Screws in Osteoporotic Human Vertebrae: Effect on Screw-Vertebrae Interface Stiffness. A Biomechanical Study of Transpedicular Screw Fixation in Different Direction. Transactions of ISSLS, p.25-26, Heidelberg, Germany, 1991.

12. Wu, S.S; Edwards, W.T.; Zou, D.: Ordway, N.R.; Fay, L.A.; Yuan, H.A.: Transpedicular Vertebral Screws in Human Vertebrae: Effect on Screw-Vertebra Interface Stiffness. Transaction Orthopaedic Research Society 17:459, 1992

13. Fay, L.A.; Kao, H.C.; Edwards, W.T.; Yuan, H.A.: The Assessment of Computed Tomography of Neuroforaminal Stenosis. Transactions Orthopaedic Research Society 18: 392, 1993.

14. C.Y. Zhang; N.R. Ordway; H.A. Yuan; W.T. Edwards: Effect of Disc Height on the Compression Response of the Lumbar Spine Analyzed by FEA. Trans. 1995 Annual Meeting, Orthopaedic Research Society, Orlando, Florida, p. 671, 1995.

15. N.R. Ordway; Z.H. Han; Q.B. Bao; M. Itoh; B.M. Pascucci; H.A. Yuan; W.T. Edwards: A Biomechanical Evaluation of a Hydrogel Intervertebral Disc Nucleus in Vitro. Trans. 1995 Annual Meeting, Orthopaedic Research Society, Orlando, Florida, p. 676, 1995.

16. Y.G. Zheng; L.A. Fay; H.A. Yuan; W.T. Edwards: Structural Features and Thickness of the Vertebral Cortex in the Thoracolumbar Spine. 19th Annual American Society of Biomechanics, pp.113, Stanford, California. M. Itoh; L.A. Fay; Y. Ito; M.R. Yuan; W.T. Edwards; H.A. Yuan: The Effect of Pulsed Magnetic Fields on Instrumented Posterolateral Spinal Fusion and Device-Related Osteopenia. North American Spine Society, 10th Annual Conference Proceedings - October 1995 - pp.21, Washington, D.C.

Papers Pending Publication:

1. Nonoperative Treatment of the SpineExternal Immobilization; Fredrickson, Bruce E., Yuan, Hansen A. Submitted to Skeletal Trauma.

2. Time Dependent Response: The Intervertebral Disc in Flexion- Compression and Pure Compression Following Discectomy; N.R. Ordway, MS; L.A. Fay, BS; H.C. Kao, MD; R.L. Schleusener, MD; P. Vazquez-Seone, MD; J.U. Yoo, MD; Q.B. Bao, PhD; H.A. Yuan, MD; W.T. Edwards, PhD. Submitted to Journal of Biomechanics

3. Use of the Syracuse I-Plate and Anterior Locking Plate System (ALPS) for Anterior Spinal Fixation; Schlegel, John D.; Schleusener, Rand L.; Yuan, Hansen. CHAPTER for Textbook "Techniques in Spinal stabilization".

4. Anterior Lumbar Instrumentation and Fusion; Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures; Schlegel, John D.; Schleusener, Rand L.; Yuan, Hansen. CHAPTERS for Spinal Medicine and Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approach Anterior Instrumentation of the Cervical Spine; Connolly, Patrick J.; Yuan, Hansen A. CHAPTER for Spinal Medicine and Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approach

5. Video Assisted Thoracic Corpectomy and Spinal Reconstruction: A Biomechanical Analysis of Open vs. Endoscopic Technique; P.J. Connolly; M. Clem; R. Kolata; N.R. Ordway; H.A. Yuan. Accepted to Journal of Spinal Disorders, in press.

6. The Geometrical Assessment of Lumbar Neuroforaminal Stenosis Using Computed Tomography. L.A. Fay; H.C. Kao; D.D. Yuan; W.T. Edwards; H.A. Yuan. Submitted to Spine.

7. The Role of Electrical Stimulation in Spinal Fusion. Hansen A. Yuan. Submitted to Perspectives in Neurological Surgery. August 1996.

8. Laparoscopic Anterior Interbody Fusion of the Lumbar Spine: (Part 1) Screw Cages. Robert J. Martin; Hansen A. Yuan. Submitted to Techniques in Neurosurgery. September 1996.

9. Classification of Thoracolumbar Burst Fracture Bruce E. Fredrickson; Hansen A. Yuan; Patrick J. Connolly. October 1996.

10. Video Assisted Thoracic Corpectomy and Spinal Reconstruction: A Biomechanical Analysis of Open vs. Endoscopic Technique; P.J. Connolly; N.R. Ordway; R. Kolata; V. Vamvanij; E. Wall; T. Sacks; K. A. Mann; H.A. Yuan. Submitted to JBJS, December 1996.

11. Restoration of the Biomechanical Response of the Functional Spinal Unit with a Hydrogel Nucleus Implanted After Nucleotomy. N.R. Ordway; Y.G. Zheng; G.M. McCullen; Q.B. Bao; P. Higham; Z.H. Han; H.A. Yuan, W.T. Edwards. Submitted to Spine, December 1996.

12. The Removal of Posterior Lumbar Instrumentation To Relieve Localized Discomfort Over the Hardware. Geoffrey M. McCullen; Ying-Gang Zhang, M.D.; Bruce E. Fredrickson, M.D.; Hansen A. Yuan. Submitted to Spine, January 1997.

13. Early Versus Delayed Surgery for Acute Spinal Cord Injury. Sohail K. Mirza, M.D.; Walter F. Krengel III, M.D.; Jens R. Chapman, M.D.; Paul A. Anderson, M.D.; James C. Bailey, M.D.; M. Sean Grady, M.D.; Hansen A. Yuan, M.D. Submitted to Spine, December 1996.

14. The Surgical Treatment of Internal Disc Disruption: An Outcome Study of Four Fusion Techniques. Visit Vamvanij, M.D.; Bruce E. Fredrickson, M.D.; Joshua M. Thorpe, B.A.; Michael E. Stadnick, M.D.; Hansen A. Yuan, M.D. Submitted to Spine, January 1997.

15. Comparison of Open Versus Laparoscopic Fusion of the Lumbar Spine With Threaded Interbody Fusion Cage: A Prospective Multicenter Cohort Study. John J. Regan, M.D.; Hansen A. Yuan, M.D. Submitted to JBJS, April 1997.

16. Update: Cervical Spine Stabilization Techniques. Steven R. Garfin, M.D.; Geoffrey M. McCullen, M.D.; Hansen A. Yuan. Submitted to SPINE, April 1997.

17. Quantitative Changes in Spinal Canal Dimensions Using Interbody Distraction for Spondylolisthesis. Visit Vamvanij, MD; Lisa A. Fay, MS; Yong Hai, MD; Jie Zhao, MD; Ronald Kolata, DVM; Hansen A. Yuan, MD. Submitted to Spine, January 1998.

18. A Biomechanical Evaluation of Graft Loading Characteristics for Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Comparison of Traditional and Reverse Grafting Techniques. Jeffrey C. Wang,MD; D. Zou, MD; Hansen Yuan, MD; Jung Yoo, MD. Submitted to Spine, 1998.

19. Gelfoam as a Barrier for Preventing PMMA-Induced Thermal Injury of the Spinal Cord: In-Vitro and In-Vivo Studies in Pigs. Choon-Keun Park, Matthew J. Allen, Joanne Schoonmaker, Philip Yuan, Bo Bai, Hansen A. Yuan. Submitted to Journal of Spinal Disorders, November 1998.

20. Four Year Follow-Up Results of Lumbar spine Arthrodesis Using the BAK/L Fusion Cage. Stephen D. Kuslich, M.D.; Guy Danielson, M.D.; John D. Dowdle, M.D.; John Sherman, M.D.; Bruce Fredrickson, M.D.; Hansen Yuan, M.D.; Steven L. Griffith, PhD. Accepted to SPINE, February 2000.

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