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Christopher C. Schmidt
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon  

Publications

Articles:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.}
  6. 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
  7. Jarrett CD, Brown BT, Schmidt: Distal Biceps and Triceps Injury: Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Surgery 2014.
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Jarrett CD, Brown BT, Schmidt CC. Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Orthopaedic Clinics of North America 44: 389-408, 2013
  12. Schmidt CC, Jarrett CD, Brown BT. The Distal Biceps Tendon. Journal of Hand Surgery 38A(4): 811-821, 2013.
  13. 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
  14. 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.
  15. Jarret CD, Schmidt CC: Arthroscopic Treatment of Rotator Cuff Disease: Current Concepts. Journal of Hand Surgery 36 (9):1541-1552 2011
  16. 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.
  17. 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
  18. Kokkalis ZT, Schmidt CC, Sotereanos DG: Elbow Arthritis: Current Concepts. Journal of Hand Surgery 34A(4): 761-768, 2009.
  19. Cross AW, Schmidt CC: Flexor Tendon Injuries Following Locked Volar Plating of Distal Radius. J Hand Surg 33A:164-167, 2008.
  20. 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.
  21. Micucci CJ, Schmidt CC: Arthroscopic Repair of Ulnar-Sided Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics 17: 118-124, 2007.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. Boles SD, Schmidt CC: Pyogenic Flexor Tenosynovitis. Hand Clin 14: 567-578, 1999.
  26. Schmidt CC, Neufeld SK: Ulnar Ray Deficiency. Hand Clin 14: 65-76, 1999.
  27. **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.
  28. Strickland JW, Schmidt CC: Repair of Flexor Digitorum Profundus Lacerations: The Indiana Method. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics 8: 73-85, 1998.
  29. Schmidt CC: Future of Flexor Tendon Repairs: Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics 8: 61, 1998.
  30. Schmidt CC, Kleinman WB: Lunatotriquetral Fusion. Atlas Hand Clin 3: 115-127, 1998.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. Schmidt CC, Gruen GS: Non-extensile Surgical Approaches of Two-column Acetabular Fractures. J Bone Joint Surg 75B: 556-561, 1993.

 

Book Chapters:

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Schmidt CC, Patel SM: Flexor Tendon Injuries. Hand Secrets, Third Edition, pgs. 210-217. Eds. Jebson JL, Kasdon ML. Mosby Elsevier, Inc., 2006.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Schmidt CC, Dunn MJ: Flexor Tendon Injuries. Hand Secrets, Second Edition, pgs. 193-200. Eds. Jebson PJL, Kasdon ML. Hanley & Belfus, Inc., 2002.
  8. 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
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Schmidt CC: Flexor Tendon Injuries. Hand Secrets, pg. 113-120. Eds. Jebson PJL, Kasdon ML. Hanley & Belfus, Inc., 1998.
  12. 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.
  13. 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. Flexor Tendon Hand Injuries. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics. 8(2): 1998.

Non-Refereed Articles:

  1. Schmidt CC: Advances in Rotator Cuff Surgery. Workers Compensation Update. Allegheny Orthopaedic Associates, 2006.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Schmidt CC, Whiteside T, Herndon J: Current Concepts: The Biocompatibility of Silicone Implants. Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal 5: 63-65, 1994.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Schmidt C, McCarthy D, Rehak D, Herndon J: Treatment of Basal Joint Arthritis with an Allograft Spacer. Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal 3: 78-81, 1992.