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Vernon T. Tolo, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
CHL Mail Stop 69 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 361 4658

Publications

Sacral Alar Iliac (SAI) Screws Fail 75% Less Frequently Than Iliac Screws in Neuromuscular Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jan 11. View in: PubMed

SRS History From 1996 to Present. Spine Deform. 2015 Sep; 3(5):409-416. View in: PubMed

Measurement Variability in the Evaluation of the Proximal Junction in Distraction-based Growing Rods Patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Sep; 35(6):624-7. View in: PubMed

Retraction. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Jun 17; 97(12):1011. View in: PubMed

How do you know it is true? Integrity in research and publications: AOA critical issues. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Jan 7; 97(1):e2. View in: PubMed

Are Research Publications Original and True? J Bone Joint Surg Am. Are Research Publications Original and True? J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jun 18; 96(12):969. View in: PubMed

125 Years and Counting. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jun 04; 96(11):881. View in: PubMed

Studying and reporting sex and race differences in musculoskeletal health. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jan 15; 96(2):89. View in: PubMed

Simple steps to minimize spine infections in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jan; 34(1):29-33. View in: PubMed

Now Showing-Video Expansion at JBJS. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Dec 18; 95(24):2169. View in: PubMed

An expression of concern. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Nov 20; 95(22):2057. View in: PubMed

Welcome to JBJS Reviews! JBJS Rev. 2013 Nov 19; 1(1). View in: PubMed

The case report redefined with JBJS Case Connector. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Jan 16; 95(2):97. View in: PubMed

Surgical technique for balancing posterior spinal fusions to the pelvis using the T square of Tolo. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Dec; 32(8):e63-6. View in: PubMed

Meta-Analyses and Systematic Reviews: New Guidelines for JBJS. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Sep 5; 94(17):1537. View in: PubMed

JBJS and Evidence-based Orthopaedics. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Sep; 32 Suppl 2:S101-3. View in: PubMed

High Long-term Local Control with Sacrectomy for Primary High-grade Bone Sarcoma in Children. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 May; 470(5):1491-7. View in: PubMed

Stability and change in 2012. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Jan 4; 94(1):1. View in: PubMed

Spine problems in young athletes. Instr Course Lect. 2012; 61:499-511. View in: PubMed

Orthopaedic journals and conflict of interest. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Dec 7; 93(23):2145. View in: PubMed

Pediatric chance fractures: a multicenter perspective. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Oct-Nov; 31(7):741-4. View in: PubMed

Disclosure of conflict of interest. Arthroscopy. 2011 Sep; 27(9):1167. View in: PubMed

Scoliosis and Chiari malformation Type I in children. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Jan; 7(1):25-9. View in: PubMed

Shortening of growing-rod spinal instrumentation reverses cardiac failure in child with Marfan syndrome and scoliosis. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Dec; 90(12):2745-50. View in: PubMed

Aprotinin in pediatric neuromuscular scoliosis surgery. Eur Spine J. 2008 Dec; 17(12):1671-5. View in: PubMed

Femoral nerve palsy following iliacus hematoma. Orthopedics. 2008 Feb; 31(2):178. View in: PubMed

Scoliosis in-brace curve correction and patient preference of CAD/CAM versus plaster molded TLSOs. J Child Orthop. 2007 Dec; 1(6):345-9. View in: PubMed

Abduction pillow immobilization following hip surgery: a welcome alternative for selected patients. J Child Orthop. 2007 Nov; 1(5):299-305. View in: PubMed

Cell Saver: is it beneficial in scoliosis surgery? J Child Orthop. Cell Saver: is it beneficial in scoliosis surgery? J Child Orthop. 2007 Oct; 1(4):221-7. View in: PubMed

Back pain and backpacks in school children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2006 May-Jun; 26(3):358-63. View in: PubMed

Treatment of multidirectionally unstable supracondylar humeral fractures in children. A modified Gartland type-IV fracture. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 May; 88(5):980-5. View in: PubMed

The delay in diagnosis of slipped capital femoral epiphysis: a review of 102 patients. HSS J. 2005 Sep; 1(1):103-6. View in: PubMed

Pelvic fractures in children: an exploration of practice patterns and patient outcomes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 Sep-Oct; 25(5):581-7. View in: PubMed

Effect of surgical delay on perioperative complications and need for open reduction in supracondylar humerus fractures in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2004 May-Jun; 24(3):245-8. View in: PubMed

Childhood diskitis. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2003 Nov-Dec; 11(6):413-20. View in: PubMed

Comparison of proximal and distal rotational femoral osteotomy in children with cerebral palsy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2003 Mar-Apr; 23(2):150-4. View in: PubMed

Langerhans cell histiocytosis of bone in children and adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 2003 Jan-Feb; 23(1):124-30. View in: PubMed

Thoracoscopic anterior spinal release and fusion: evolution of a faster, improved approach. J Pediatr Surg. 2002 Dec; 37(12):1732-5. View in: PubMed

The challenges of change: is orthopaedics ready? J Bone Joint Surg Am. The challenges of change: is orthopaedics ready? J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Sep; 84-A(9):1707-13. View in: PubMed

Fracture stability after pinning of displaced supracondylar distal humerus fractures in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2002 Sep-Oct; 22(5):697; author reply 697-8. View in: PubMed

Rib fixation for humeral lengthening following interscapulothoracic resection for malignant tumor. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2002 Jul; 11(3):245-50. View in: PubMed

"Perthes-like" changes in a free riding untreated congenital dislocated hip. J Med Liban. 2002 Jan-Apr; 50(1-2):63-6. View in: PubMed

Increased body weight and decreased radial cross-sectional dimensions in girls with forearm fractures. J Bone Miner Res. 2001 Jul; 16(7):1337-42. View in: PubMed

Operative treatment of supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children. The consequences of pin placement. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2001 May; 83-A(5):735-40. View in: PubMed

Variability in gait analysis interpretation. J Pediatr Orthop. 2000 Nov-Dec; 20(6):759-64. View in: PubMed

Impact of postoperative gait analysis on orthopaedic care. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2000 May; (374):259-64. View in: PubMed

A simplified valgus osteotomy of the proximal femur in children. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2000 Apr; 9(2):114-8. View in: PubMed

The effect of preoperative gait analysis on orthopaedic decision making. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2000 Mar; (372):217-22. View in: PubMed

Orthopaedic treatment of fractures of the long bones and pelvis in children who have multiple injuries. Instr Course Lect. 2000; 49:415-23. View in: PubMed

Effect of delay of surgical treatment on rate of infection in open fractures in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2000 Jan-Feb; 20(1):19-22. View in: PubMed

Secondary fractures associated with external fixation in pediatric femur fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 1999 Sep-Oct; 19(5):582-6. View in: PubMed

The effects of fixed and articulated ankle-foot orthoses on gait patterns in subjects with cerebral palsy. J Pediatr Orthop. 1999 Jul-Aug; 19(4):470-4. View in: PubMed

Outcome of hamstring lengthening and distal rectus femoris transfer surgery. J Pediatr Orthop B. 1999 Apr; 8(2):75-9. View in: PubMed

Variability in measurement of acetabular index in normal and dysplastic hips, before and after reduction. J Pediatr Orthop. 1998 Nov-Dec; 18(6):799-801. View in: PubMed

Orthopedics. Curr Opin Pediatr. 1998 Feb; 10(1):71-2. View in: PubMed

Retroviral vector-mediated transfer of an antisense cyclin G1 construct inhibits osteosarcoma tumor growth in nude mice. Hum Gene Ther. 1997 Sep 20; 8(14):1667-74. View in: PubMed

Soleus neurectomy for dynamic ankle equinus in children with cerebral palsy. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 1997 Sep; 26(9):613-6. View in: PubMed

Tumor management. J Pediatr Orthop. 1997 Jul-Aug; 17(4):421-3. View in: PubMed

Psoas over the brim lengthenings. Anatomic investigation and surgical technique. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1997 Jun; (339):174-9. View in: PubMed

Early g1 induction of p21/waf1/cip1 in synchronized osteosarcoma cells is independent of p53. Oncol Rep. 1995 Mar; 2(2):227-31. View in: PubMed

Fractures of the femur in children. Instr Course Lect. 1995; 44:255-73. View in: PubMed

Immunocytochemical detection of cyclin A and cyclin D in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues: novel, pertinent markers of cell proliferation. Mod Pathol. 1994 Oct; 7(8):846-52. View in: PubMed

Molecular cloning of the human CAK1 gene encoding a cyclin-dependent kinase-activating kinase. Oncogene. 1994 Jul; 9(7):2089-96. View in: PubMed

Congenital dislocation of the hip. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 1994 Mar; 6(2):183-6. View in: PubMed

G1 expression and multistage dynamics of cyclin A in human osteosarcoma cells. Oncogene. 1993 Jun; 8(6):1649-59. View in: PubMed

Identification of a novel cyclin-like protein in human tumor cells. J Biol Chem. 1993 Apr 25; 268(12):8871-80. View in: PubMed

Peripheral congenital arteriovenous fistulae: observe, operate, or obturate? J Pediatr Surg. Peripheral congenital arteriovenous fistulae: observe, operate, or obturate? J Pediatr Surg. 1992 Jun; 27(6):714-9. View in: PubMed

Measurement of femoral head microcirculation by laser Doppler flowmetry. J Pediatr Orthop. 1991 May-Jun; 11(3):307-13. View in: PubMed

Pediatric atlantoaxial instability presenting as cerebral and cerebellar infarcts. J Pediatr Orthop. 1991 Jan-Feb; 11(1):103-7. View in: PubMed

The incidence and natural history of scoliosis in Rett syndrome. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1990 Nov; 32(11):963-6. View in: PubMed

Vascularized fibular grafts in the treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1990 Jun; 72(5):654-62. View in: PubMed

The effect of limping on vertebral bone density: a study of children with tarsal coalition. J Pediatr Orthop. 1989 Jan-Feb; 9(1):33-6. View in: PubMed

Surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Instr Course Lect. 1989; 38:143-56. View in: PubMed

Nutritional deficiencies after staged anterior and posterior spinal reconstructive surgery. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1988 Sep; (234):5-11. View in: PubMed

Spinal cord monitoring during posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1988 Apr; (229):121-4. View in: PubMed

Surgical treatment of kyphosis in achondroplasia. Basic Life Sci. 1988; 48:257-9. View in: PubMed

Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism with spinal cord compression. Pediatr Radiol. 1988; 18(5):429-31. View in: PubMed

External skeletal fixation in children's fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 1983 Sep; 3(4):435-42. View in: PubMed

The use of shortened periods of rigid postoperative immobilization in the surgical treatment of idiopathic scoliosis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1981 Sep; 63(7):1137-45. View in: PubMed

Congenital absence of the menisci and cruciate ligaments of the knee. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1981 Jul; 63(6):1022-4. View in: PubMed

Surgical treatment of displaced supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children. Analysis of fifty-two cases followed for five to fifteen years. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1978 Jul; 60(5):657-61. View in: PubMed

The characteristics of juvenile idiopathic scoliosis and results of its treatment. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1978 May; 60-B(2):181-8. View in: PubMed

Treatment, follow-up, or discharge. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1988 Oct; 13(10):1189-90. View in: PubMed

The effect of scoliosis surgery on lung function in the immediate postoperative period. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 Oct 1; 30(19):2182-5. View in: PubMed

Continuous infusion of bupivacaine reduces postoperative morphine use in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis after posterior spine fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Aug 15; 36(18):1478-83. View in: PubMed

Management of infection after instrumented posterior spine fusion in pediatric scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Nov 15; 32(24):2739-44. View in: PubMed

Complications of halo use in children. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Apr 15; 34(8):779-84. View in: PubMed

Use of a noninvasive halo in children. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Jul 1; 33(15):1650-4. View in: PubMed

Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Palsy After Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Oct 1; 41(19):E1164-7. View in: PubMed

Lymphangiomatosis of the spine: two cases requiring surgical intervention. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2003 Feb 1; 28(3):E45-50. View in: PubMed

Outcome of Wisconsin instrumentation in idiopathic scoliosis. Minimum 5-year follow-up. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1993 Sep 15; 18(12):1584-90. View in: PubMed

Pain is the Greatest Preoperative Concern for Patients and Parents Prior to Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Mar 03. View in: PubMed

Avoiding paraplegia during anterior spinal surgery. The role of somatosensory evoked potential monitoring with temporary occlusion of segmental spinal arteries. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1991 Aug; 16(8 Suppl):S365-70. View in: PubMed

Complications of posterior iliac crest bone grafting in spine surgery in children. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2000 Sep 15; 25(18):2400-2. View in: PubMed

Management of fractured femora in acute amputees. Results of early ambulation in a cast-brace and pylon. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1973 Dec; 55(8):1600-13. View in: PubMed

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