Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 The surgical anatomy of the dorsal scapular nerve: a triple-tendon transfer perspective.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  28:137-142. 2019
2018 Subacromial Spacer Implantation for the Treatment of Massive Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears: A Systematic Review.Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery2018
2018 Mentorship in Orthopedics: A National Survey of Orthopedic Surgery Residents.Current Surgery.  75:1606-1614. 2018
2018 Metabolic syndrome and hip fracture: Epidemiology and perioperative outcomes.Injury.  49:2036-2041. 2018
2018 Is retained bone debris in cannulated orthopedic instruments sterile after autoclaving?American Journal of Infection Control.  46:1009-1013. 2018
2018 Sternoclavicular joint palpation pain: the shoulder's Waddell sign?Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  27:e203-e209. 2018
2018 Accessibility and content of individualized adult reconstructive hip and knee/musculoskeletal oncology fellowship web sites.Arthroplasty Today.  4:232-235. 2018
2018 Methodological Concerns of "Safety of Overlapping Surgery at a High-volume Referral Center".Annals of Surgery.  267:e90-e91. 2018
2018 Blood Transfusion During Total Ankle Arthroplasty Is Associated With Increased In-Hospital Complications and Costs.Foot and Ankle Specialist.  1938640018768093. 2018
2018 Marijuana use and mortality following orthopedic surgical procedures.Substance Abuse.  1-5. 2018
2018 Nanotechnology in orthopedics: a clinically oriented review.BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.  19:67. 2018
2018 What Leads to Lead: Results of a Nationwide Survey Exploring Attitudes and Practices of Orthopaedic Surgery Residents Regarding Radiation Safety.Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume.  100:e16. 2018
2018 Outcomes With Overlapping Surgery at a Large Academic Medical Center.Annals of Surgery2018
2018 Trends in Joint Replacement Surgery in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.Journal of Rheumatology.  45:158-164. 2018
2018 Evaluation of Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship Web Sites and an Assessment of 21 Content Domains.Iowa Orthopaedic Journal.  38:39-43. 2018
2017 Arthroscopic Versus Open Rotator Cuff Repair: Which Has a Better Complication and 30-Day Readmission Profile?Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery.  33:1764-1769. 2017
2017 Psychomotor Testing for Orthopedic Residency Applicants: A Pilot Study.Current Surgery.  74:820-827. 2017
2017 Variables Associated with Chondral and Meniscal Injuries in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery.Journal of Knee Surgery.  30:659-667. 2017
2017 Readability of Orthopaedic Patient-reported Outcome Measures: Is There a Fundamental Failure to Communicate?Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.  475:1936-1947. 2017
2017 The Burden of the Fellowship Interview Process on General Surgery Residents and Programs.Current Surgery.  74:167-172. 2017
2016 Behind the Match Process: Is There Any Financial Difference Lurking Below the Specialty of Choice?American Surgeon.  82:1163-1168. 2016
2016 Early Postoperative Complications After Shoulder Arthroplasty in Patients With Epilepsy.Orthopedics.  39:e1075-e1079. 2016
2016 Nonunion of first rib fracture in a softball player: case report of a rare cause of thoracic outlet syndrome.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  25:e353-e357. 2016
2016 Risk factors for same-admission mortality after pathologic fracture secondary to metastatic cancer.Supportive Care in Cancer.  25:513-521. 2016
2016 Development of a Preoperative Patient Clearance and Consultation Screening Questionnaire.Anesthesia and Analgesia.  123:1453-1457. 2016
2016 Drug eruption secondary to vancomycin-laden spacer in the shoulder: a case report.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  25:e236-e240. 2016
2016 Cryptococcal osteomyelitis: a report of 5 cases and a review of the recent literature.Mycoses.  59:334-342. 2016
2016 Metabolic syndrome and shoulder arthroplasty: epidemiology and peri-operative outcomes.International Orthopaedics.  40:1927-1933. 2016
2016 Risk Factors for Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.Journal of Knee Surgery.  29:329-336. 2016
2016 Lessons Learned From Google Glass: Telemedical Spark or Unfulfilled Promise?Surgical Innovation.  23:156-165. 2016
2016 Thirty-day readmissions following adult spinal deformity surgery: an analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database.Spine Journal.  16:862-866. 2016
2016 Complications and 30-day Outcomes Associated With Venous Thromboembolism in the Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgical Population.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  24:196-206. 2016
2016 Abrasiveness of high-strength sutures used in rotator cuff surgery: are they all the same?Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  25:142-148. 2016
2016 An electronic surgical order, undertaking patient education, and obtaining informed consent for regional analgesia before the day of surgery reduce block-related delays.Local and Regional Anesthesia.  9:59-64. 2016
2016 Content and Accessibility of Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship Web Sites in the United States.Iowa Orthopaedic Journal.  36:36-40. 2016
2015 Psychological Distress Is Associated with Greater Perceived Disability and Pain in Patients Presenting to a Shoulder Clinic.Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume.  97:1999-2003. 2015
2015 Analysis of Predictors and Outcomes of Allogenic Blood Transfusion After Shoulder Arthroplasty.American Journal of Orthopedics.  44:E486-E492. 2015
2015 How Useful are Orthopedic Surgery Residency Web Pages?Current Surgery.  72:1185-1189. 2015
2015 Is the orthopedic fellowship interview process broken? A survey of program directors and residents.American Journal of Orthopedics.  44:E444-E453. 2015
2015 Factors associated with in-hospital pulmonary embolism after shoulder arthroplasty.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:e271-e278. 2015
2015 Predictors of extended length of stay after elective shoulder arthroplasty.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:1527-1533. 2015
2015 Hospital Acquired Conditions Are the Strongest Predictor for Early Readmission: An Analysis of 26,710 Arthroplasties.Journal of Arthroplasty.  30:1299-1307. 2015
2015 Risk factors for complications and readmission after operative fixation of pediatric femur fractures.Journal of Children's Orthopaedics.  9:307-311. 2015
2015 Simulation and Faculty Development.Surgical Clinics of North America.  95:729-737. 2015
2015 Outcomes of augmented allograft figure-of-eight sternoclavicular joint reconstruction.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:902-907. 2015
2015 The Effect of Arthroscopic Rotator Interval Closure on Glenohumeral Volume.American Journal of Orthopedics.  44:E190-E194. 2015
2015 Flexor tendon repair with a knotless, bidirectional barbed suture: An in vivo biomechanical analysisJournal of Hand Surgery (American Volume).  40:963-968. 2015
2015 Flexor tendon repair with a knotless, bidirectional barbed suture: an in vivo biomechanical analysis.Journal of Hand Surgery (American Volume).  40:963-968. 2015
2015 Risk factors for in-hospital myocardial infarction after shoulder arthroplasty.American Journal of Orthopedics.  44:E142-E147. 2015
2015 Arthroscopic decompression at the suprascapular notch: a radiographic and anatomic roadmap.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:433-438. 2015
2015 Comparative analysis of anatomic and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: in-hospital outcomes and costs.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:460-467. 2015
2015 Exercise therapy following surgical rotator cuff repairCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2015. 2015
2015 Analysis of perioperative morbidity and mortality in shoulder arthroplasty patients with preexisting alcohol use disorders.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:167-173. 2015
2015 Assessing the reading level of online sarcoma patient education materials.American Journal of Orthopedics.  44:E1-E10. 2015
2014 Association between orthopaedic in-training examination subsection scores and ABOS Part I examination performance.Southern Medical Journal.  107:746-750. 2014
2014 Improving the readability of online foot and ankle patient education materials.Foot and Ankle International.  35:1282-1286. 2014
2014 Emerging technology in surgical education: combining real-time augmented reality and wearable computing devices.Orthopedics.  37:751-757. 2014
2014 Rotator cuff crepitus: could Codman really feel a cuff tear?Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  23:1017-1022. 2014
2014 Surgical Site Infection After Arthroplasty: Comparative Effectiveness of Prophylactic Antibiotics: Do Surgical Care Improvement Project Guidelines Need to Be Updated?Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume.  96:970-977. 2014
2014 Telementoring: use of augmented reality in orthopaedic education: AAOS exhibit selection.Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume.  96:e84. 2014
2014 Diabetes as a risk factor for poorer early postoperative outcomes after shoulder arthroplasty.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  23:671-678. 2014
2013 Re-evaluation of pectoralis major height as an anatomic reference for humeral height in fracture hemiarthroplasty.Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  22:1567-1572. 2013
2013 A biomechanical analysis of controllable intraoperative variables affecting the strength of rotator cuff repairs at the suture-tendon interface.American Journal of Sports Medicine.  41:2256-2261. 2013
2013 The role of medial comminution and calcar restoration in varus collapse of proximal humeral fractures treated with locking plates.Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume.  95:e113(1-e1137). 2013
2013 Social networking profiles and professionalism issues in residency applicants: an original study-cohort study.Current Surgery.  70:502-507. 2013
2013 Sternoclavicular joint surgery: how far does danger lurk below?Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  22:993-999. 2013
2013 The effect of sliding knots on the suture-tendon interface strength: a biomechanical analysis comparing sliding and static arthroscopic knots.American Journal of Sports Medicine.  41:296-301. 2013
2011 Smoking as a risk factor for short-term outcomes following primary total hip and total knee replacement in veterans.Arthritis Care and Research.  63:1365-1374. 2011
2011 Sequential volume reduction with capsular plications: relationship between cumulative size of plications and volumetric reduction for multidirectional instability of the shoulder.American Journal of Sports Medicine.  39:526-531. 2011
2011 Biomechanical evaluation of 3 arthroscopic self-cinching stitches for shoulder arthroscopy: the lasso-loop, lasso-mattress, and double-cinch stitches.American Journal of Sports Medicine.  39:188-194. 2011
2010 Pathological fractures of the proximal humerus treated with a proximal humeral locking plate and bone cement.Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, British Volume.  92:707-712. 2010
2005 Management of partial-thickness rotator cuff tearsOperative Techniques in Sports Medicine.  13:206-211. 2005
2005 Isolated acetabular revision through the posterior approach: short-term results after revision of a recalled acetabular component.Journal of Arthroplasty.  20:723-729. 2005
2005 Biomechanical and clinical evaluation of a novel lesser tuberosity repair technique in total shoulder arthroplasty.Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume.  87 Suppl 2:1-8. 2005
2004 Complications and timing of follow-up after closed reduction and percutaneous pinning of supracondylar humerus fractures: follow-up after percutaneous pinning of supracondylar humerus fractures.Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  24:610-614. 2004
2004 Management of posterior glenohumeral instability with large humeral head defectsTechniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  5:146-156. 2004
2004 Multiple myeloma with a pathologic fracture during pregnancy. A case report.Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume.  86-A:1284-1288. 2004
2004 Acromioclavicular joint instability-reconstruction indications and techniquesOperative Techniques in Sports Medicine.  12:35-42. 2004
2003 Pilon fractures: Use of the posterolateral approach for ORIFOperative Techniques in Orthopaedics.  13:113-119. 2003
Letter to the Editor: Pronator Teres Myotendinous Tear.American Journal of Orthopedics.  46:E268.
Risk Factors for Early Readmission After Anatomical or Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty.American Journal of Orthopedics.  45:E386-E392.

Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology, University of Cincinnati
  • Doctor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University
  • Wright Patterson AFB, Internship 1997
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Residency 2003
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2003
  • Full Name

  • Brent Ponce
  • Blazerid

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