Thomas P. Sculco, M.D.

Korein-Wilson Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery
Chairman and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Selected Recent Publications

Shapiro GS, Mintz DN, Sheth N, Bush HL, Sculco TP. Arterial Occlusion of Vascular Graft After Total Knee Arthroplasty Performed Without Tourniquet. October 2006, Volume XXXV, 10:476-479. American Journal of Orthopedics

Baldini A, Anderson JA, Zampetti P, Pavlov H, Sculco TP. A New Patellofemoral Scoring System for Total Knee Arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research November 2006, 452:150-155.

Rakshit DS, Lim JTE, Ly K, Ivashkiv LB, Nestor BJ, Sculco TP, Purdue EP. Involvement of Complement Receptor 3 (CR3) and Scavenger Receptor in Machrophage Responses to Wear Debris. Journal of Orthopaedic Research November 2006, Volume 24, 11:2036-2044.

Tarantino SJ, Thomas AJ, Spiera RF, Sculco TP. Ehrlichiosis as a Near-Fatal Cause of Postoperative Fever After Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty. The Journal of Knee Surgery October 2006, Volume 4 (19): 273-275.

Swanson CK, DellaValle AG, Salvati EA, Sculco TP, Bottner F. Perioperative Morbidity After Single-Stage Bilateral Total Hip Arthroplasty (A Matched Control Study). Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research October 2006 451:140-145.

Sculco TP. The Economics of New Age Arthroplasty: Can We Afford It? Orthopedics September 2006 (9) Volume 29:782.

Westrich GH, Bottner F, Windsor RE, Laskin RS, Haas SB, Sculco TP. Vena Flow Plus Aspirin for Thromboembolic Disease Prophylasix in Total Knee Arthroplasty. The Journal of Arthroplasty September 2006 (6) Volume 21, Suppl. 2.

Sculco TP. The Role of Constraint in Total Knee Arthroplasty. The Journal of Arthroplasty June 2006, Volume 21 (1):54-56.

Sculco TP. Joint Replacement Update: When Less Is Better. The New York Arthritis Reporter Spring 2006.

Dorr LD, Ranawat CS, Sculco TP, McKaskill B, Orisek B. Bone Graft For Tibial Defects in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research May 2006 446:4-9.

Bottner F, Delgado S, Sculco TP. Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement: The Posterolateral Approach. The American Journal of Orthopedics May 2006 (5) Volume XXXV: 218-224.

Rakshit DS, Khanh L, Sengupta TK, Nestor BJ, Sculco, TP, Ivashkiv LB, Purdue PE. Wear Debris Inhibition Of Anti-Osteoclastogenic Signaling By Interleukin-6 And Interferon-γ. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery April 2006 (4) 88-A:788-799.

DellaValle AG, Walter WL, Peterson MGE, Pellicci PM, Sculco TP, Salvati A. Prevalence of Infection In Bilateral Total Hip Arthroplasty. A Comparison Of Single-Stage 565 Bilateral Procedures Performed With 1 or 2 Sets Of Instruments. The Journal Of Arthroplasty 2006 (21) 2:157-160.

DellaValle AG, Serota A, Go G, Sorriaux G, Sculco TP, Sharrock NE, Salvati, EA. Venous Thromboembolism Is Rare With A Multimodal Prophylaxis Protocol After Total HipArthroplasty. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2006 444:146-153.

Anderson JA, Baldini A, MacDonald JH, Pellicci PM, Sculco TP. Primary Constrained Condylar Knee Arthroplasty Without Stem Extensions For The Valgus Knee. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2006 442:199-203.

William WL, Clabeaux J, Wright TM, Walsh W, Walter WK, Sculco TP. Mechanisms for Pumping Fluid Through Cementless Acetabular Components With Holes. The Journal of Arthroplasty December 2005 (20) 8:1042-1048.

Heyworth BE, Su EP, Figgie MP, Acharya SS, Sculco TP. Orthopedic Management of Hemophilia. The American Journal of Orthopedics October 2005 (10):479-486.

Gonzalez Della Valle, A, Rana A, Furman B, Sculco TP, Salvatti E. Backside Wear Is Low In Retrived Modern, Modular, and Nonmodular Acetabular Liners. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research November 2005 440:184-191.

YaDeau JT, Cahill JB, Zawadsky MW, Sharrock NE, Bottner F, Morelli CM, Kahn RL, Sculco TP. The Effects of Femoral Nerve Blockade in Conjunction with Epidural Analgesia After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Anes Analg 2005 101: 891-895.

Adler RS, Buly R, Ambrose R, Sculco TP. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Use of Sonography-Guided Iliopsoas Peritendinous Injections. AJR 2005 185: 940-943.

Bottner F, Sculco TP. Prevention of Deep Venous Thrombosis: The Hospital for Special Surgery Approach. Semin Arthro 2005 16:100-104.

Bottner F, Sculco TP. Mini-Incision Total Hip Arthroplasty: The Posterior Approach. Seminars in Arthroplasty September 2005 16(3): 172-178.

Marx,G, Jones EC, Atwan NC, Closkey RF, Salvati EA, Sculco TP. Measuring Improvement Following Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Using Patient-Based Measures of Outcome. J Bone & Joint Surgery September 2005 87A(9): 1999-2005.

Sculco TP. Unicondylar Knee Replacement: The Case Against. Orthopedics September 2005 28(9): 989-990.

Sculco TP. “Less invasive” hip replacement makes sense. AAOS Bulletin August 2005: 34 and 36.

Freeman MAR, Sculco TP, Todd RC. The Classic: Replacement of the Severely Damaged Arthritic Knee by the ICLH (Freeman-Swanson Arthroplasty). Clin Orthop 2004 428: 3-11.

Wright JM, Crockett HC, Delgado S, Lyman S, Madsen M, Sculco TP. Mini-Incision for Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Controlled Investigation with 5-Year Follow-Up Evaluation. J Arthroplasty 2004 19(5): 538-545.

Sculco TP. Minimally Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty: In the Affirmative. J Arthoplasty 2004 June, 49(4) suppl 1: 78-80.

Pavone V, Johnson T, Saulog PS, Sculco T, Bottner F. Perioperative Morbidity in Bilateral One-Stage Total Knee Replacements. Clin Orthop Rel Res 2004 April, 421: 155-162.

Hays PL, Pavlov H, Mancuso CA, Graziano S, Salvati EA, Sculco TP. Patients' symptoms compared to severity of compartmental radiographic hip arthritis. J Amer Ger Soc 2004;4 (supp): S80-S81.

Pavone V, Youm T, Baldini T, Rimnac C, Wright T, Sculco TP. Bilateral Cobalt Alloy Femoral Component Fracture. Amer J Orthop 2004 April, 33(4): 185-9.

Sculco TP, Jordan LC, Walter WL. Minimally invasive total hip replacement: the Hospital for Special Surgery experience. Orthop Clin N Am 2004 May; 35: 137-42.

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