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Christopher C. Schmidt
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon  

Publications

Articles:

  1. Schmidt CC, Madonna TJ, Liu S, Delserro S, Smolinski MP, Styron J, Vaudreuil N, Brown BT, Smolinski P, Miller MC. The Effect of Tendon Rotation on the Distal Biceps Tendon Repair. .J Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. [In Review]
  2. Schmidt CC, Brown BT, Schmidt DL, Smolinski MP, Kotsonis T, Faber KJ, Graham KS, Madonna TJ, Smolinski PJ, Miller MC, Clinical and Functional Impairment following Non-Operative Treatment of Distal Biceps Ruptures. J Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. [In Review]
  3. Schmidt CC, Lin EA, Brown BT, Distal Biceps Tendon Reattachment to the Radial Tuberosity. J Bone and Joint Surg Essential Techniques. 7(4):e32, October-December 2017.
  4. Schmidt CC, Savoie FH III, Steinmann SP, Hausman M, Voloshin I, Morrey BF, Sotereanos DG, Bero EH, Brown BT: Distal Biceps Tendon History, Updates, and Controversies: from the Closed ASES Meeting – 2015. J Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2016; 25, 1717-1730.
  5. Schmidt CC, Brown BT, Qvik LM, Stachowicz RZ, Latona CR, Miller MC. Factors That Determine Supination Strength Following Distal Biceps Repair. J Bone and Joint Surg. Am. 2016; 98: 1153-60.
  6. Schmidt CC, Morrey BF. Management of Full-thickness Rotator Cuff Tears: Appropriate Use Criteria. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 24(12): 1860-7 2015.
  7. Schmidt CC, Brown BT, Williams BG, Rubright JH, Schmidt DL, Pic AC, Nakasian MR, Schimoler PJ, Miller MC. The Importance of Preserving the Radial Tuberosity during Distal Biceps Repair. J Bone and Joint Surg Am. 2015;97:2014-23.
  8. Schmidt CC: Safety error, incomplete analysis, and failure to acknowledge the past. J Bone and Joint Surg Am. eLetters (25 December 2014) {Commentary on Repair Techniques for Acute Distal Biceps Tendon Ruptures. Dec 17; 96(24):2086-2090.}
  9. Schmidt CC, Jarrett CD, Brown BT. Management of Rotator Cuff Tears: Journal of Hand Surgery. (40) 401-408 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.06.122
  10. Jarrett CD, Brown BT, Schmidt: Distal Biceps and Triceps Injury: Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Surgery 2014.
  11. Schmidt CC, Brown BT, Sawardeker P, DeGravelle M Jr, Miller MC: Factors Affecting Supination Strength Following a Distal Biceps Rupture – Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 23(1):68-75 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.jse.2013.08.019
  12. Schmidt CC, Jarrett CD, Brown BT, DeGravelle M Jr, Sawardeker P, Weir DM, Latona CR, Miller MC: Effect of Lesser Tuberosity Osteotomy Size and Repair Construct during Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 23(1) 117-127, 2014 doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2013.03.018. /2012
  13. Pappou IP, Schmidt CC, Jarrett CD, Steen BM, Frankle MA. Case Studies: AAOS Appropriate Use Criteria. Optimizing the Management of Full Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2013; 21(12): 772-775
  14. Jarrett CD, Brown BT, Schmidt CC. Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Orthopaedic Clinics of North America 44: 389-408, 2013
  15. Schmidt CC, Jarrett CD, Brown BT. The Distal Biceps Tendon. Journal of Hand Surgery 38A(4): 811-821, 2013.
  16. Schmidt CC, Diaz VA, Weir DM, Latona C, Miller MC: MRI Appearance of Distal Biceps Tendon and Comparison with Functional Outcome: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 21:1623-1631, 2012
  17. Jarrett CD, Weir DM, Stuffmann ES, Jain S, Miller MC, Schmidt CC: Anatomic and Biomechanical Analysis of the Short and Long Head Components of the Distal Biceps Tendon: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 21:942-958, 2012.
  18. Jarret CD, Schmidt CC: Arthroscopic Treatment of Rotator Cuff Disease: Current Concepts. Journal of Hand Surgery 36 (9):1541-1552 2011
  19. Schmidt CC, Weir DM, Wong AS, Howard M, Miller MC. The Effect of Biceps Reattachment Site: J of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 19:1157-1165 2010.
  20. Wong, AS, Schmidt CC: Proper Insertion Angle is Essential to Prevent Intra-articular Protrusion of a Knotless Suture Anchor in Shoulder Rotator Cuff Repair. J Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 26(2):286-290.2010
  21. Kokkalis ZT, Schmidt CC, Sotereanos DG: Elbow Arthritis: Current Concepts. Journal of Hand Surgery 34A(4): 761-768, 2009.
  22. Cross AW, Schmidt CC: Flexor Tendon Injuries Following Locked Volar Plating of Distal Radius. J Hand Surg 33A:164-167, 2008.
  23. Shors HC, Gannon C, Miller MC, Schmidt CC, Baratz ME: Plain Radiographs Are Inadequate to Identify Overlengthening With a Radial Head Prosthesis. J Hand Surg 33A:335-359, 2008.
  24. Micucci CJ, Schmidt CC: Arthroscopic Repair of Ulnar-Sided Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics 17: 118-124, 2007.
  25. Schmidt CC, Zimmer SM, Boles SD: Arthrodesis of the Metacarpophalangeal Joint Using a Cannulated Screw and Threaded Washer. J Hand Surg 29A: 1044-1050, 2004.
  26. Schmidt CC, McCarthy DM, Arnoczky SP, Herndon JH: Basal Joint Arthroplasty Using an Allograft Tendon Interposition Versus No Interposition: A Radiographic, Vascular, and Histologic Study. J Hand Surg 25A: 447-457, 2000.
  27. Schmidt CC, Kohut GN, Greenberg JA, Kann SE, Idler RS, Kiefhaber TR: The Anconeus Muscle Flap: Its Anatomy and Clinical Application. J Hand Surg 24A: 359-369, 1999.
  28. Boles SD, Schmidt CC: Pyogenic Flexor Tenosynovitis. Hand Clin 14: 567-578, 1999.
  29. Schmidt CC, Neufeld SK: Ulnar Ray Deficiency. Hand Clin 14: 65-76, 1999.
  30. **Hildebrand KA, Woo SL-Y, Smith DW, Allen CR, Masataka D, Taylor BJ, Schmidt CC: Winner of the 1997 O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award. The Effects of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-BB on Healing of the Rabbit Medial Collateral Ligament. Am J Sports Med 26: 549-554, 1998.
  31. Strickland JW, Schmidt CC: Repair of Flexor Digitorum Profundus Lacerations: The Indiana Method. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics 8: 73-85, 1998.
  32. Schmidt CC: Future of Flexor Tendon Repairs: Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics 8: 61, 1998.
  33. Schmidt CC, Kleinman WB: Lunatotriquetral Fusion. Atlas Hand Clin 3: 115-127, 1998.
  34. Scherping SC, Schmidt CC, Georgescu HI, Kwoh CK, Evans CH, Woo SL-Y: Effect of Growth Factors on the Proliferation of Ligament Fibroblasts as a Function of Maturation. Connect Tissue Res 36: 1-8, 1997.
  35. McCarthy DM, Chan SS, Tramaglini DM, Schmidt CC, Sotereanos DG, Herndon JH: Effect of Partial Laceration on the Structural Properties of the Canine FDP. J Hand Surg 20A: 795-800, 1995.
  36. Schmidt CC, Georgescu HI, Kwoh CK, Blomstrom GL, Engle CP, Evans CH, Woo SL-Y: The Effect of Growth Factors on the Proliferation of Medial Collateral and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Fibroblasts. J Orthop Res 13: 184-190, 1995.
  37. Ohno K, Pomaybo AS, Schmidt CC, Levine RE, Ohland KJ, Woo SL-Y: Repair versus Nonrepair of MCL Tears with ACL Reconstruction in a MCL+ACL Injury Model. J Orthop Res 13: 442-449, 1995.
  38. Schmidt CC, Gruen GS: Non-extensile Surgical Approaches of Two-column Acetabular Fractures. J Bone Joint Surg 75B: 556-561, 1993.

 

Book Chapters:

  1. Schmidt CC, Jarrett CD: Rotator Cuff Pathology. The American Society for Surgery of the Hand Textbook of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. Editors Weiss PA and Budoff JE. ASSH - forthcoming 2018
  2. Jarrett CD, Schmidt CC: Glenohumerual Arthritis and Arthroplasty. The Amercan Society for Surgery of the Hand Textbook of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. Editors Weiss PA and Budoff JE. ASSH - forthcoming 2018.
  3. Styron JF, Schmidt CC: Distal Biceps Repair: The Importance of Restoring Anatomy, Surgical Techniques for Sports Related Injuries of the Elbow. Editors Bain G, Evgendaal D, van Riet R, Springer ISAKOS - forthcoming 2018.
  4. Scott NM, Schmidt CC, Brown BT, Kotsonis T. Arthroscopic Management of Rotator Cuff Calcific Tendonitis. Rotator Cuff Injuries: A Clinical Casebook. Chapter 2 Pgs. 21-36. Editor: McMahon PJ. Springer SPI Global 2018
  5. Schmidt CC, Jarrett CD: Distal Biceps Tendon Repair and Reconstruction. Advanced Reconstruction Elbow, Second Edition Eds. Steinmann SP and Ring DC. Chapter 9, Pgs. 67-80. American Acadamey of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2016.
  6. Spiess AM, Clemente J, Schmidt CC, Baratz ME: Restoration of Thumb Function after Partial or Total Amputation. Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, ed. 6, p. 1272-1281. Eds. Skirven TM, Osterman AL, Fedorczyk JM, and Amadio PC. Elesevier Mosby Inc. 2011.
  7. Schmidt CC, Patel SM: Flexor Tendon Injuries. Hand Secrets, Third Edition, pgs. 210-217. Eds. Jebson JL, Kasdon ML. Mosby Elsevier, Inc., 2006.
  8. Baratz ME, Schmidt CC, Hughes TM: Extensor Tendon Injuries. Green’s Operative Hand Surgery ps.187-218. Eds. Green DP, Hotchliss RN, Pederson WC, Wolfe SW. Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, Inc., 2005.
  9. Uroskie JA, Schmidt CC, Baratz ME: Vascular Disorders of the Hand and Upper Extremity. Review of Hand Surgery,pgs. 63-78. Eds. Beredjiklian PK, Bozentka DJ. Saunders, Inc., 2004.
  10. Schmidt CC, Dunn MJ: Flexor Tendon Injuries. Hand Secrets, Second Edition, pgs. 193-200. Eds. Jebson PJL, Kasdon ML. Hanley & Belfus, Inc., 2002.
  11. Adams B, Baratz M, Kozin S, McAuliffe J, Plancher K, Schmidt C: Wrist and Hand Reconstruction. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 7, pg. 359-377. Ed. Koval K. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2002
  12. Bucchieri J, Poole B, Schmidt CC, Baratz ME: Restoration of Thumb Function After Partial or Total Amputation. Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, ed. 5, pgs 1450-1460. Eds. Mackin EJ, Callahan AD, Osterman AL, Skirven TM, and Schneider LH. Mosby, Inc. 2002.
  13. Gruen GS, Ziran B, Schmidt CC: Elbow and Forearm Fractures. Surgical Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity, pg. 333-348. Ed Herndon JH. Appleton & Lange, 1999.
  14. Schmidt CC: Flexor Tendon Injuries. Hand Secrets, pg. 113-120. Eds. Jebson PJL, Kasdon ML. Hanley & Belfus, Inc., 1998.
  15. Pappas MA, Schmidt CC, Shanbhag AS, Whiteside TA, Rubash HE, Herndon JH: Biologic Response to Particulate Debris from Non-Metallic Orthopaedic Implants. Human Biomaterials Applications, pg. 115-135. Ed. Wise DL. Humana Press, Inc., New Jersey, 1996.
  16. Sotereanos DG, Schmidt CC: Hand and Digital Amputations. Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity, pg. 999-1018. Ed. Peimer CA. McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York, 1996.

Book Editor:

  1. Guest Editor. Massive Rotator Cuff Tears and Distal Biceps Tendon Repairs. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics. - forthcoming 2018
  2. Guest Editor. Flexor Tendon Hand Injuries. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics. 8(2): 1998.

Non-Refereed Articles:

  1. Schmidt CC: Short Arc Syndrome Following a Distal Biceps Rupture. ASSH Hand-e. January 2014 Correspondence News.
  2. Schmidt CC: Advances in Rotator Cuff Surgery. Workers Compensation Update. Allegheny Orthopaedic Associates, 2006.
  3. Schmidt CC, Boles SD, Zimmer SM: Revision Total Elbow Arthroplasty Complicated by Massive Osteolysis: A Technique Using an Allograft/Prosthesis Composite. Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal 11:51-54, 2000.
  4. Boles SD, Zimmer SM, Schmidt CC: Arthrodesis of the Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Joint Using a 3.0 mm Cannulated Screw and Threaded Washer. Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal 11:55-59, 2000.
  5. Woo SL-Y, Taylor BJ, Schmidt CC, Yamaji T, Weaver-Green C: The Effects of Dose Levels of Growth Factors on the Healing of the Rabbit Medial Collateral Ligament. Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal 7: 82-83, 1996.
  6. Woo SL-Y, Schmidt CC, Taylor BJ, Yamaji T, Weaver-Green C: The Effects of EGF and TGF-B on the Biomechanical Properties of the Healing Medial Collateral Ligament. Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal 6: 98-99, 1995.
  7. Ohno K, Pomaybo AS, Schmidt CC, Levine RE, Ohland KJ, Woo SL-Y: Evaluation of MCL Repair in a Combined MCL and ACL Injury with ACL Reconstruction. Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal 5: 86-87, 1994.
  8. Schmidt CC, Whiteside T, Herndon J: Current Concepts: The Biocompatibility of Silicone Implants. Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal 5: 63-65, 1994.
  9. McCarthy DM, Chan S, Carlin G, Morifusa S, Schmidt C, Tramaglini D, Sotereanos D, Herndon J: The Effect of Partial Laceration on the Tensile Properties of the Canine Flexor Tendon. Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal 4: 93-94, 1993.
  10. Schmidt CC, Blomstrom GL, Georgescu HI, Engle C, McIntyre LA, Evans CH, Woo SL-Y: An Assay to Test Growth Factors on the Proliferation of MCL and ACL Fibroblasts. Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal 4: 107-108, 1993.
  11. Schmidt C, McCarthy D, Rehak D, Herndon J: Treatment of Basal Joint Arthritis with an Allograft Spacer. Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal 3: 78-81, 1992.