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Research

EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

  • Levin SD, Wasilewski S & Yablon IG. First Annual Problem Fractures and New Frontiers in Orthopaedic Surgery. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston, Massachusetts. October, 1998.
  • Levin SD, Colucci MA, Gillespie R, Brody AS & Asirwatham JS. Correlation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Histopathology in Direct Blunt Trauma to the Canine Femoral Condyle: An Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear – Assimilated Model.
    • The American Orthopaedic Association 26th Annual Resident’s Conference, Seattle, Washington. March 17-20, 1993.
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 61st Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana. February 1994.
    • Resident’s and Fellow’s Arthroscopy Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona. January 1993.
  • McCluskey GM III & Levin SD. Shoulder Prosthetic Replacement for Primary Osteoarthritis Section on Orthopaedic and Traumatic Surgery. Southern Medical Association’s 88th Annual Scientific Assembly, Orlando, Florida. November 1994.
  • McCluskey GM III & Levin SD. Prosthetic Replacement for Degenerative Lesions of the Shoulder. Hughston Sports Medicine Scientific Day. Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic, Columbus, Georgia. June 1994.
  • Levin SD, Makhsous M, Zhang LQ, Lin F, Hogfors C & Nuber GW. Passive Restraining Forces by the Glenohumeral Capsuloligaments. International Shoulder Group Meeting, Newcastle, England. August 2000.
  • Levin SD, A Retrospective Review of ACL and Meniscal Allograft Transplantation in the Early Degenerative Knee.
    • Allografts in Orthopaedic Surgery, The Illinois Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Champaign, Illinois. April 6, 2001.
    • The Hughston Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Columbus, Georgia. June 6-9, 2001.
  • Levin SD, Zhang LQ, Makhsous M, Lin AF, Koh JL & Nuber GW. Biomechanical Analysis of Partial Rotator Cuff Tear and its Surgical Repair. The American Shoulder and Elbow Society Closed Meeting, Denver, Colorado. October 2001.
  • Levin SD, Allograft ACL/Meniscus Transplantation in Patients with Prior Meniscectomy, ACL Deficiency, and Early Degenerative Arthritis [E-Poster]. International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Meeting, Auckland, New Zealand. March 2003.
  • Flores S, Zhang LQ, Levin SD, Nuber G, Biomechanical Analysis of Partial Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting, San Diego, California. February, 2007.
  • Khan N, Levin SD, Domont ZB, Wu YN, Ren Y, Zhang, LQ. Biomechanical Effects of Arthroscopic Portal Placement Through the Subscapularis Tendon. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Senior Thesis Day Paper. May 2009.
  • Levin SD, Wellman D, Zhang LQ. Biomechanical Analysis of Soft Tissue and Bony Biceps Tenodesis in Relation to the Native Biceps Tendon in a Cadaver Model. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Senior Thesis Day Paper. May 2010.
  • Levin SD, Murphy G, Koh J. Cerebral Oxygenation in the Beach Chair Position: The Effect of General Anesthesia Compared to Regional Anesthesia. Winner of the Charles S. Neer, II, MD Award in recognition of outstanding research in the field of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California. February 2012.
  • Levin SD, Murphy G, Koh J. Cerebral Oxygenation in the Beach Chair Position: The Effect of General Anesthesia Compared to Regional Anesthesia. Winner of the Charles S. Neer, II, MD Award in recognition of outstanding research in the field of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. American Shoulder and Elbow Society Open Meeting Specialty Day, San Francisco, California. February 2012.
  • Koh, J, Levin SD, Murphy G, Chebab E. Cerebral Oxygenation in the Beach Chair Position: A Prospective Study on the Effect of General Anesthesia Compared to Regional Anesthesia and Sedation. 8th Biennial AAOS/ASES Shoulder and Elbow: Current Techniques and Controversies, Boca Raton, Florida. May 2012
  • Bergin, M & Levin SD. Repair of Large and Massive Rotator Cuff Tears with Allograft Augmentation: Early Outcome and Algorithm for Treatment, OREF/ORS Midwest Region Resident Research Symposium, June 2012.

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Schraut WH, Rosemurgy AS & Riddell RM. Prolongation of Intestinal Allograft Survival Without Immunosuppressive Drug Therapy. Transplantation of Small Bowel Allografts. Journal of Surgical Research, 34(6):597-607, 1983. Research Assistant, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago 1980.
  • Levin SD, Wasilewski S & Yablon IG. The role of nonoperative treatment of ankle fractures Orthopaedics Today, February/March 1989.
  • Levin SD. Common Knee Injuries in the Handball Player – Part I. Handball Magazine, December 1991.
  • Levin SD, Colucci MA, Gillespie R, Brody AS & Asirwatham JS. Correlation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Histopathology in Direct Blunt Trauma to the Canine Femoral Condyle: An Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear -Assimilated Model, American Journal of Knee Surgery, VII(2), 87-94, 1993.
  • Miranda L, McCluskey GM III & Levin SD. Surgical Results of Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Primary Arthritis. Hughston Sports Medicine Scientific Bulletin, Volume I, November 2000.
  • Yang S, Park MS, Flores S, Levin SD, Makhsous M, Lin, F, Koh JL, Nuber G, Zhang LQ. Biomechanical Analysis of Bursal-Sided Partial Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Volume 18, Issue 3, pages 331-502 , May-June 2009.
  • Wellman DS, McCoy BW, Levin SD, Knight BP. Shoulder Arthroscopy in Patients with a Cardiac Pacemaker or Defibrillator: A Case Report and Discussion of Perioperative Management. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, December 2010, Vol. 19, Issue 8, Pages 1204-1209.
  • Khan N, Levin SD, Domont ZB, Wu YN, Ren Y, Zhang LQ. Strain Effects of Placing an Arthroscopic Portal through the Subscapularis Tendon. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, January 2011, Vol. 20, Issue 1, Pages 33-38.
  • Levin SD, Wellman DS, Liu C, Li Y, Ren Y, Shah NA, Zhang LG. Biomechanical Strain Characteristics of Soft Tissue Biceps Tenodesis and Bony Tenodesis. Journal of Orthopaedic Science, Vol. 18, No5.
  • Koh JL, Levin SD, Chehab EL, Murphy GS, Neer Award 2012: Cerebral Oxygenation in the Beach Chair Position: A Prospective Study on the Effect of General Anesthesia Compared With Regional Anesthesia and Sedation. Journal of Shoulder Elbow Surgery, 2013 Oct 22 (12), 1325-1331.

ABSTRACTS

  • Levin SD, Simon MA. Chronic Hematogenous Pyogenic Osteomyelitis of the Appendicular Skeleton. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine 1985
  • Levin SD, Colucci MA, Gillespie R, Brody AS, Asirwatham JS. Correlation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Histopathology in Direct Blunt Trauma to the Canine Femoral Condyle: An Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear -Assimilated Model. Orthopaedic Transactions, March 1993.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • McCluskey III GM, Levin SD. Chapter 41 – Imaging of the Shoulder. Editor, Baker Jr. CL. The Hughston Clinic Sports Medicine Book, Williams and Wilkins, 1995.
  • Levin,SD, Shah, N, Orthopaedic Considerations of Bioterrorism, Toxico- terrorism: Emergency Response and Clinical Approach to Chemical, Biological and Radiological Agents, Editors – Leiken, LB and McFee, R, McGraw-Hill, 2007.
  • Levin SD. The Stiff Shoulder in A Systematic Approach to Shoulder Rehabilitation, Section I, Chapter 6. Editors: Bryce W Gaunt, PT, SCS and George M. Mccluskey, III, MD, HPRC 2012.

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Levin SD. Case Report, Fatigue Failure of Latarjet Fixation Screws with Healing Coracoid Bone Graft,
  • Murphy GS, Szokol JW, Avram MJ, Greenberg SB, Shear T, Vender JS, Levin SD, Koh JL, Kruti and Shavoni, BA.The Effect of Ventilation on Cerebral Oxygenation in Patients Undergoing Surgery in the Beach Chair Position: A Randomized Controlled Study.
  • Levin SD, Shi L, He TC, Somogyi J, Gautam M, Koh J, Zhan LQ. Rotator Cuff Allograft Augmentation vs. Bridging in a Rat Model: Biomechanical and Histological Analysis.
  • Murphy G, Szokol J, Levin SD. Methadone and Interscalene Block for Shoulder Surgery.