Publications

  1. Smith J, Kakar S. Combined Flexor Carpi Radialis Tear And Flexor Carpi Radialis Brevis Tendinopathy Identified By Ultrasound: A Case Report. PM R. 2014 Apr 18.
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  2. Goto A, Leng S, Sugamoto K, Cooney WP 3rd, Kakar S, Zhao K. In vivo pilot study evaluating the thumb carpometacarpal joint during circumduction. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Apr; 472(4):1106-13.
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  3. Kakar S. Second Opinion: Trigger Finger MAYO CLINIC HEALTH LETTER. April 2014.
  4. Sarfani S, Scrabeck T, Kearns AE, Berger RA, Kakar S. Clinical efficacy of a fragility care program in distal radius fracture patients. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Apr; 39(4):664-9. Epub 2014 Feb 25.
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  5. Kakar S, Fox T, Wagner E, Berger R. Linked distal radioulnar joint arthroplasty: an analysis of the APTIS prosthesis. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2014 Feb 19.
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  6. McGee-Lawrence ME, Ryan ZC, Carpio LR, Kakar S, Westendorf JJ, Kumar R. Sclerostin deficient mice rapidly heal bone defects by activating beta-catenin and increasing intramembranous ossification. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2013 Nov 29; 441(4):886-90. Epub 2013 Nov 06.
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  7. Bishop GB, Born T, Kakar S, Jawa A. The diagnostic accuracy of inflammatory blood markers for purulent flexor tenosynovitis. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11):2208-11.
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  8. Askari M, Kakar S, Moran SL. Squamous cell carcinoma of the hand: a 20-year review. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11):2124-33. Epub 2013 Sep 17.
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  9. Bruinsma WE, Guitton TG, Warner JJ, Ring D, Science of Variation Group. Interobserver reliability of classification and characterization of proximal humeral fractures: a comparison of two and three-dimensional CT. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Sep 4; 95(17):1600-4.
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  10. Jones DB Jr, Rhee PC, Shin AY, Kakar S. Salvage options for flexor carpi radialis tendon disruption during ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition or suspension arthroplasty of the trapeziometacarpal joint. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Sep; 38(9):1806-11. Epub 2013 Aug 06.
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  11. Brogan DM, Kakar S. Management of neuromas of the upper extremity. Hand Clin. 2013 Aug; 29(3):409-20.
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  12. Houdek MT, Rose PS, Shon W, Kakar S. Angioleiomyoma of the upper extremity. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Aug; 38(8):1579-83. Epub 2013 Jun 21.
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  13. van Wijnen AJ, van de Peppel J, van Leeuwen JP, Lian JB, Stein GS, Westendorf JJ, Oursler MJ, Im HJ, Taipaleenmaki H, Hesse E, Riester S, Kakar S. MicroRNA functions in osteogenesis and dysfunctions in osteoporosis. Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2013 Jun; 11(2):72-82.
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  14. Chung KC, Kim HM, Haase SC, Lawton J, Ozer K, Waljee JF, Nellans K, Malay S, Shauver MJ, Rozental TD, Appleton P, Rodriguez E, Herder L, Wagner K, Blazar P, Earn B, Floyd WE, Leversedge F, Pico KS, Richards MJ, Ruch DS, Finley S, Kalliainen LK, Fletcher Reflections 1 year into the 21-center national institutes of health-funded wrist study: a primer on conducting a multicenter clinical trial. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2013 Jun; 38A(6):1194-201.
  15. Hageman MG, Guitton TG, Ring D, Science of Variation Group. How surgeons make decisions when the evidence is inconclusive. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Jun; 38(6):1202-8. Epub 2013 May 4
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  16. Hageman MG, Becker SJ, Bot AG, Guitton T, Ring D, Science of Variation Group. Variation in recommendation for surgical treatment for compressive neuropathy. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 May; 38(5):856-62. Epub 2013 Apr 3
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  17. Rhee PC, Fox TJ, Kakar S. Nail gun injuries to the hand. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Jun; 38(6):1242-6; quiz 1246. Epub 2013 Mar 28.
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  18. Rhee PC, Kakar S, Shin AY. Four-corner arthrodesis with a locking, dorsal circular polyether-ether-ketone (PEEK-Optima) plate. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2012 Dec; 16(4):236-41.
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  19. Rhee PC, Jones DB, Kakar S. Management of thumb metacarpophalangeal ulnar collateral ligament injuries. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Nov 7; 94(21):2005-12.
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  20. Kakar S, Bakri K, Shin AY. Survey of hand surgeons regarding their perceived needs for an expanded upper extremity fellowship. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Nov; 37(11):2374-80.e1-3.
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  21. Jones DB Jr, Kakar S. Perilunate dislocations and fracture dislocations. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Oct; 37(10):2168-73; quiz 2174. Epub 2012 Sep 05.
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  22. Kakar S, Swann RP, Perry KI, Wood-Wentz CM, Shin AY, Moran SL. Functional and radiographic outcomes following distal ulna implant arthroplasty. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Jul; 37(7):1364-71.
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  23. Rhee PC, Dennison DG, Kakar S. Avoiding and treating perioperative complications of distal radius fractures. Hand Clin. 2012 May; 28(2):185-98. Epub 2012 Apr 06.
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  24. Glazebrook KN, Kakar S, Ida CM, Laurini JA, Moder KG, Leng S. False-negative dual-energy computed tomography in a patient with acute gout. J Clin Rheumatol. 2012 Apr; 18(3):138-41.
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  25. Brogan DM, Kakar S. Metacarpophalangeal joint hyperextension and the treatment of thumb basilar joint arthritis. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Apr; 37(4):837-8. Epub 2012 Feb 01.
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  26. Kakar S, Emond C, Bonenberger E, Reynolds F, Tornetta P III. Retrograde femoral nail placement: Quantifying the limits of knee flexion and extension. Curr Orthop Pract. 2012; 23(1):46-9.
  27. Rhee PC, Kakar S. Chronic thumb metacarpophalangeal joint ulnar collateral ligament insufficiency. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Feb; 37(2):346-8; quiz 349. Epub 2011 Jul 13.
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  28. Undale A, Fraser D, Hefferan T, Kopher RA, Herrick J, Evans GL, Li X, Kakar S, Hayes M, Atkinson E, Yaszemski MJ, Kaufman DS, Westendorf JJ, Khosla S. Induction of fracture repair by mesenchymal cells derived from human embryonic stem cells or bone marrow. J Orthop Res. 2011 Dec; 29(12):1804-11. Epub 2011 Jun 14.
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  29. Jones DB Jr, Kakar S. Adult diaphyseal forearm fractures: intramedullary nail versus plate fixation. J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Jul; 36(7):1216-9. Epub 2011 May 14.
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  30. Kakar S, Shin AY. Ununited fracture of the proximal pole of the scaphoid with avascular necrosis. J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Sep; 36(9):1522-4; quiz 1525. Epub 2011 Apr 22.
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  31. Kakar S, Giuffre JL, Shin AY. Revascularization procedures for Kienbock disease. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2011 Mar; 15(1):55-65.
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  32. Kakar S, Duymaz A, Steinmann S, Shin AY, Moran SL. Vascularized medial femoral condyle corticoperiosteal flaps for the treatment of recalcitrant humeral nonunions. Microsurgery. 2011 Feb; 31(2):85-92. Epub 2011 Jan 25.
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  33. Voloshin I, Schippert DW, Kakar S, Kaye EK, Morrey BF. Complications of total elbow replacement: a systematic review. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011 Jan; 20(1):158-68.
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  34. Skeete K, Hess EP, Clark T, Moran S, Kakar S, Rizzo M. Epidemiology of suspected wrist joint infection versus inflammation. J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Mar; 36(3):469-74. Epub 2010 Dec 24.
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  35. Kakar S, Bishop AT, Shin AY. Role of vascularized bone grafts in the treatment of scaphoid nonunions associated with proximal pole avascular necrosis and carpal collapse. J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Apr; 36(4):722-5; quiz 725. Epub 2010 Dec 24.
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  36. Kakar S, Carlsen BT, Moran SL, Berger RA. The management of chronic distal radioulnar instability. Hand Clin. 2010 Nov; 26(4):517-28.
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  37. Kakar S, Shin AY. Vascularized bone grafting from the dorsal distal radius for Kienbock's disease: technique, indications and review of the literature. Chir Main. 2010 Dec; 29 Suppl 1:S104-11. Epub 2010 Oct 08.
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  38. Giuffre JL, Kakar S, Bishop AT, Spinner RJ, Shin AY. Current concepts of the treatment of adult brachial plexus injuries. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Apr; 35(4):678-88; quiz 688.
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  39. Kakar S, Giuffre J, Skeete K, Elhassan B. (iv) Dupuytren's disease. Orthopaedics and Trauma. 2010; 24(3):197-206.
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  40. Kakar S, Little D, Einhorn TA. Can we improve fixation and outcomes in the treatment of femoral neck fractures? The use of pharmaceuticals. J Orthop Trauma. 2009 Jul; 23(6):413-21.
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  41. Davis AD, Kakar S, Moros C, Kaye EK, Schepsis AA, Voloshin I. Arthroscopic versus open acromioplasty: a meta-analysis. Am J Sports Med. 2010 Mar; 38(3):613-8. Epub 2009 Feb 02.
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  42. Jepsen KJ, Price C, Silkman LJ, Nicholls FH, Nasser P, Hu B, Hadi N, Alapatt M, Stapleton SN, Kakar S, Einhorn TA, Gerstenfeld LC. Genetic variation in the patterns of skeletal progenitor cell differentiation and progression during endochondral bone formation affects the rate of fracture healing. J Bone Miner Res. 2008 Aug; 23(8):1204-16.
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  43. Edgar CM, Zimmer S, Kakar S, Jones H, Schepsis AA. Prospective comparison of auto and allograft hamstring tendon constructs for ACL reconstruction. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Sep; 466(9):2238-46. Epub 2008 Jun 25.
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  44. Barnes GL, Kakar S, Vora S, Morgan EF, Gerstenfeld LC, Einhorn TA. Stimulation of fracture-healing with systemic intermittent parathyroid hormone treatment. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Feb; 90 Suppl 1:120-7.
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  45. Kakar S, Voloshin I, Kaye EK, Crivello K, Edgar CM, Edmond CM, Pryor JD, Schepsis AA. Posterior shoulder instability: comprehensive analysis of open and arthroscopic approaches. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2007 Dec; 36(12):655-9.
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  46. Kakar S, Einhorn TA, Vora S, Miara LJ, Hon G, Wigner NA, Toben D, Jacobsen KA, Al-Sebaei MO, Song M, Trackman PC, Morgan EF, Gerstenfeld LC, Barnes GL. Enhanced chondrogenesis and Wnt signaling in PTH-treated fractures. J Bone Miner Res. 2007 Dec; 22(12):1903-12.
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  47. Kakar S, Tornetta P 3rd, Schemitsch EH, Swiontkowski MF, Koval K, Hanson BP, Jonsson A, Bhandari M, International Hip Fracture Research Collaborative. Technical considerations in the operative management of femoral neck fractures in elderly patients: a multinational survey. J Trauma. 2007 Sep; 63(3):641-6.
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  48. Tansley P, Kakar S, Withey S, Butler P. Visuospatial and technical ability in the selection and assessment of higher surgical trainees in the London deanery. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2007 Sep; 89(6):591-5.
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  49. Kakar S, Tornetta P 3rd. Segmental tibia fractures: a prospective evaluation. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Jul; 460:196-201.
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  50. Kayal RA, Tsatsas D, Bauer MA, Allen B, Al-Sebaei MO, Kakar S, Leone CW, Morgan EF, Gerstenfeld LC, Einhorn TA, Graves DT. Diminished bone formation during diabetic fracture healing is related to the premature resorption of cartilage associated with increased osteoclast activity. J Bone Miner Res. 2007 Apr; 22(4):560-8.
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  51. Axelrad TW, Kakar S, Einhorn TA. New technologies for the enhancement of skeletal repair. Injury. 2007 Mar; 38 Suppl 1:S49-62.
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  52. Kakar S, Tornetta P 3rd. Open fractures of the tibia treated by immediate intramedullary tibial nail insertion without reaming: a prospective study. J Orthop Trauma. 2007 Mar; 21(3):153-7.
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  53. Kakar S, Firoozabadi R, McKean J, Tornetta P 3rd. Diastolic blood pressure in patients with tibia fractures under anaesthesia: implications for the diagnosis of compartment syndrome. J Orthop Trauma. 2007 Feb; 21(2):99-103.
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  54. Edgar CM, Chakravarthy V, Barnes G, Kakar S, Gerstenfeld LC, Einhorn TA. Autogenous regulation of a network of bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) mediates the osteogenic differentiation in murine marrow stromal cells. Bone. 2007 May; 40(5):1389-98. Epub 2007 Jan 12.
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  55. Tsuji K, Bandyopadhyay A, Harfe BD, Cox K, Kakar S, Gerstenfeld L, Einhorn T, Tabin CJ, Rosen V. BMP2 activity, although dispensable for bone formation, is required for the initiation of fracture healing. Nat Genet. 2006 Dec; 38(12):1424-9. Epub 2006 Nov 12.
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  56. Tansley P, Kakar S, Withey S. A novel modification of omental transposition to reduce the risk of gastrointestinal herniation into the chest. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Sep; 118(3):676-80.
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  57. Boes M, Kain M, Kakar S, Nicholls F, Cullinane D, Gerstenfeld L, Einhorn TA, Tornetta P 3rd. Osteogenic effects of traumatic brain injury on experimental fracture-healing. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 Apr; 88(4):738-43.
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  58. Lehmann W, Edgar CM, Wang K, Cho TJ, Barnes GL, Kakar S, Graves DT, Rueger JM, Gerstenfeld LC, Einhorn TA. Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) coordinately regulates the expression of specific matrix metalloproteinases (MMPS) and angiogenic factors during fracture healing. Bone. 2005 Feb; 36(2):300-10.
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  59. Jacobsen K, Tsidirs E, Kakar S, Einhorn TA, Gerstenfeld LC, Carvalho RS. Bone formation during distraction osteogenesis requires VEGF signaling. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on the Chemistry and Biology of Mineralized Tissues. 2005.
  60. Mussa S, Kakar S, Bentley G. Total hip arthroplasty for late hip dislocation in paraplegia. Hip International. 2002; 12(3):338-341.
  61. Uppal RS, Khan U, Kakar S, Talas G, Chapman P, McGrouther AD. The effects of a single dose of 5-fluorouracil on keloid scars: a clinical trial of timed wound irrigation after extralesional excision. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2001 Oct; 108(5):1218-24.
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  62. Kakar S, Jeffery JA, Bentley G. Non-steroidal hip arthropathy: case histories and differential diagnosis. Hosp Med. 2001 May; 62(5):308-9.
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  63. Khan U, Kakar S, McGrouther DA, Bentley G. Modulation of the formation of adhesions during the healing of injured tendons. J Bone Joint Surg. 2000; 82B(7):1054-1058.
  64. Kakar S, Khan U, McGrouther DA. Differential cellular response within the rabbit tendon unit following tendon injury. J Hand Surg. 1998; 23B(5):627-632.