Research and Publications


Research Articles

Carofino BC, Leopold SS. Classifications in brief: the Neer classification for proximal humerus fractures. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Jan; 471(1):39-43

Carofino BC, Bishop AT, Spinner RJ, Shin AY. Nerve injuries resulting from arthroscopic treatment of lateral epicondylitis: report of 2 cases. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Jun. 37(6). 1208-10

Carofino B, Chowaniec DM, McCarthy MD, Bradley JP, Delaronde S, Beitzel K, Cote MP, Arciero RA, Mazzocca AD. Corticosteroids and local anesthetics decrease positive effects of platelet-rich plasma: an in vitro study on human tendon cells. Arthroscopy 2012. May 28(5): 711-9

Carofino BC, Mazzocca AD. The anatomic coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction: surgical technique and indications. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2010 Mar; 19(2 Suppl):37-46

Carofino BC, Fulkerson JP. Anteromedialization of the tibial tubercle for patellofemoral arthritis in patients > 50 years. J Knee Surg. 2008 Apr;21(2):101-5

Carofino BC, Lieberman JR. Gene therapy applications for fracture-healing. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Feb;90 Suppl 1:99-110

Bicos J, Carofino B, Andersen M, Schepsis AA, Fulkerson JP, Mazzocca A. Patellofemoral forces after medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction: a biomechanical analysis. J Knee Surg. 2006 Oct;19(4):317-26

Mazzocca AD, Cohen M, Berkson E, Nichols G, Carofino BC, Arciero R, Romeo AA. The anatomy of the bicipital tuberosity and distal biceps tendon. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2007 Jan-Feb;16(1):122-7

Carofino B, Fulkerson J. Medial hamstring tendon regeneration following harvest for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: fact, myth, and clinical implication. Arthroscopy. 2005 Oct;21(10):1257-65

Parikh SA, Carofino BC, Lee AC, Groothius A, Seifert P, Nugent HM, Edelman ER. “Tissue engineered endothelial cells inhibit early events in the vascular response to injury to prevent restenosis.” Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2004. 43(5) Supplement 1. Abstract

Matsen FA 3rd, Butler-Wu S, Carofino BC, Jette JL, Bertelsen A, Bumgarner R. Origin of propionibacterium in surgical wounds and evidence-based approach for culturing propionibacterium from surgical sites. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 ;95(23):e1811–7

Carofino BC. CORR insights: What is the minimum clinically important difference in grip strength? CORR. 2014 Sep; 472(9): 2857-8

Brogan DM, Carofino BC, Kircher MF, Spinner RJ, Elhassan BT, Bishop AT, Shin AY. Prevalence of rotator cuff tears in adults with traumatic brachial plexus injuries. JBJS-Am. 2014 Aug 20; 96(16);e139


Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture. Carofino BC, Mazzocca AD. The Athlete’s Elbow (DVD). AAOS 2006. Editors: Michael L. Pearl, MD, Scott P. Steinmann, MD, and Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA