Peer Reviewed Publications

Vertullo CJ, Cadman J, Dabirrahmani D, Appleyard R. Can tape-screw fixation of a quadrupled semitendinosus graft in a full-length tibial tunnel provide superior fixation compared with a doubled semitendinosus-gracilis held with an interference screw? A matched-pair cadaveric biomechanical comparison.J Orthop Traumatol. 2018 Aug 21;19(1):11. doi: 10.1186/s10195-018-0495-x.

Vertullo CJ, Graves SE, Peng Y, Lewis PL. An optimum prosthesis combination of low-risk total knee arthroplasty options in all five primary categories of design results in a 60% reduction in revision risk: a registry analysis of 482,373 prostheses. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Aug 20. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-5115-z. [Epub ahead of print]

Saxby DJ, Bryant AL, Van Ginckel A, Wang Y, Wang X, Modenese L, Gerus P, Konrath JM, Fortin K, Wrigley TV, Bennell KL, Cicuttini FM, Vertullo C, Feller JA, Whitehead T, Gallie P, Lloyd DG. Greater magnitude tibiofemoral contact forces are associated with reduced prevalence of osteochondral pathologies 2-3 years following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Jun 7. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-5006-3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29881886

Keogh JW, Grigg J, Vertullo CJ. Is high-intensity interval cycling feasible and more beneficial than continuous cycling for knee osteoarthritic patients? Results of a randomised control feasibility trial. PeerJ. 2018 May 9;6:e4738. doi: 10.7717/peerj.4738.

Zbrojkiewicz D, Vertullo C, Grayson JE. Increasing rates of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in young Australians, 2000-2015. Med J Aust. 2018 May7;208(8):354-358. Epub 2018 Apr 23. PubMed PMID: 29669497.

Vertullo CJ, Graves SE, Peng Y, Lewis PL. The effect of surgeon's preference for hybrid or cemented fixation on the long-term survivorship of total knee replacement. Acta Orthop. 2018 Jun;89(3):329-335. doi:10.1080/17453674.2018.1449466. Epub 2018 Mar 12. PubMed PMID: 29528754.

Vertullo CJ, Lewis PL, Peng Y, Graves SE, de Steiger RN. The Effect of Alternative Bearing Surfaces on the Risk of Revision Due to Infection in Minimally Stabilized Total Knee Replacement: An Analysis of 326,603 Prostheses from the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Jan 17;100(2):115-123. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00269.

Young People With Old Knees Research Team, Saxby DJ, Bryant AL, Wang X, Modenese L, Gerus P, Konrath JM, Bennell KL, Fortin K, Wrigley T, Cicuttini FM, Vertullo CJ, Feller JA, Whitehead T, Gallie P, Lloyd DG. Relationships BetweenTibiofemoral Contact Forces and Cartilage Morphology at 2 to 3 Years After Single-Bundle Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and in Healthy Knees. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Aug 31;5(8):2325967117722506. doi 10.1177/2325967117722506. eCollection 2017 Aug.

Vertullo CJ, Lewis PL, Lorimer M, Graves SE. The Effect on Long-Term Survivorship of Surgeon Preference for Posterior-Stabilized or Minimally Stabilized Total Knee Replacement: An Analysis of 63,416 Prostheses from the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jul 5;99(13):1129-1139. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.01083.

Vertullo CJ, Grimbeek PM, Graves SE, Lewis PL. Surgeon's Preference in Total Knee Replacement: A Quantitative Examination of Attributes, Reasons for Alteration, and Barriers to Change. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Oct;32(10):2980-2989. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.04.035. Epub 2017 Apr 27.

Keogh JWL, Grigg J, Vertullo CJ. Is Home-Based, High-Intensity Interval Training Cycling Feasible and Safe for Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis?: Study Protocol for a Randomized Pilot Study. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Mar 13;5(3):2325967117694334. doi: 10.1177/2325967117694334.

Konrath JM, Saxby DJ, Killen BA, Pizzolato C, Vertullo CJ, Barrett RS, Lloyd DG. Muscle contributions to medial tibiofemoral compartment contact loadin following ACL reconstruction using semitendinosus and gracilis tendon grafts. PLoS One. 2017 Apr 19;12(4):e0176016. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176016.

Vertullo CJ, Lewis PL, Graves S, Kelly L, Lorimer M, Myers P. Twelve-Year Outcomes of an Oxinium Total Knee Replacement Compared with the Same Cobalt-Chromium Design: An Analysis of 17,577 Prostheses from the Australia Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Feb 15;99(4):275-283. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.00092.

Vertullo CJ, Nagarajan M. Is cement penetration in TKR reduced by not using a tourniquet during cementation? A single blinded, randomized trial. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2017 Jan;25(1):2309499016684323. doi: 10.1177/2309499016684323.

Lewis DA, Kirkbride B, Vertullo CJ, Gordon L, Comans TA. Comparison of four alternative national universal anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention programme implementation strategies to reduce secondary future medical costs. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Feb;52(4):277-282. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096667. Epub 2016 Dec 19. PubMed PMID: 27993844.

Saxby DJ, Bryant AL, Modenese L, Gerus P, Killen BA, Konrath J, Fortin K, Wrigley TV, Bennell KL, Cicuttini FM, Vertullo C, Feller JA, Whitehead T, Gallie P, Lloyd DG. Tibiofemoral Contact Forces in the Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Reconstructed Knee. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Nov;48(11):2195-2206. PubMed PMID: 27337173.

Konrath JM, Vertullo CJ, Kennedy BA, Bush HS, Barrett RS, Lloyd DG. Morphologic Characteristics and Strength of the Hamstring Muscles Remain Altered at 2 Years After Use of a Hamstring Tendon Graft in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Oct;44(10):2589-2598. Epub 2016 Jul 18 PubMed PMID: 27432052.

Vertullo CJ, Wijenayake L, Grayson JE. A Technique of Improved Medial Meniscus Visualization by Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Placement in Chronic Anterior Cruciate Deficient Knees. Arthrosc Tech. 2016 Mar 28;5(2):e297-302. doi: 10.1016/j.eats.2016.01.001. eCollection 2016

Vertullo CJ, Zbrojkiewicz D, Vizesi F, Walsh WR. Thermal Analysis of the Tibial Cement Interface with Modern Cementing Technique. Open Orthop J. 2016 Mar 22;10:19-25. doi: 10.2174/1874325001610010019.

Wang X, Wang Y, Bennell KL, Wrigley TV, Cicuttini FM, Fortin K, Saxby DJ, Van Ginckel A, Dempsey AR, Grigg N, Vertullo C, Feller JA, Whitehead T, Lloyd DG, Bryant AL. Cartilage morphology at 2-3 years following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with or without concomitant meniscal pathology. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Feb;25(2):426-436. doi: 10.1007/s00167-015-3831-1.

Phegan M, Grayson JE, Vertullo CJ. No infections in 1300 anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions with vancomycin pre-soaking of hamstring grafts. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Sep;24(9):2729-35. doi: 10.1007/s00167-015-3558-z.

Vertullo CJ, Quick M, Jones A, Grayson JE. A surgical technique using presoaked vancomycin hamstring grafts to decrease the risk of infection after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Arthroscopy. 2012 Mar;28(3):337-42. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2011.08.301.

Grayson JE, Grant GD, Dukie S, Vertullo CJ. The in vitro elution characteristics of vancomycin from tendons. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Oct;469(10):2948-52. doi: 10.1007/s11999-011-1768-3. Epub 2011 Jan 19. PubMed PMID: 21246314; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3171551.

Vertullo CJ, Glisson RR, Nunley JA. Torsional strains in the proximal fifth metatarsal: implications for Jones and stress fracture management. Foot Ankle Int. 2004 Sep;25(9):650-6. PubMed PMID: 15563388.

Nunley JA, Vertullo CJ. Classification, investigation, and management of midfoot sprains: Lisfranc injuries in the athlete. Am J Sports Med. 2002 Nov-Dec;30(6):871-8. PubMed PMID: 12435655.

Vertullo CJ, Nunley JA. Participation in sports after arthrodesis of the foot or ankle. Foot Ankle Int. 2002 Jul;23(7):625-8. PubMed PMID: 12146773.

Vertullo CJ, Nunley JA. Acquired flatfoot deformity following posterior tibial tendon transfer for peroneal nerve injury : a case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Jul;84A(7):1214-7. PubMed PMID: 12107325.

Vertullo CJ, Easley ME, Nunley JA. The transverse dorsal approach to the Lisfranc joint. Foot Ankle Int. 2002 May;23(5):420-6. PubMed PMID: 12043987.

Easley ME, Vertullo CJ, Urban WC, Nunley JA. Total ankle arthroplasty. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2002 May-Jun;10(3):157-67. Review. PubMed PMID: 12041937.

Vertullo C. Unresolved lateral ankle pain. It's not always 'just a sprain’ Aust Fam Physician. 2002 Mar;31(3):247-53. Review. PubMed PMID: 11926156.

Vertullo CJ, Easley ME, Scott WN, Insall JN. Mobile bearings in primary knee arthroplasty. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2001 Nov-Dec;9(6):355-64. Review. PubMed PMID: 11730328.

Vertullo C. Management of the osteoarthritic knee. New advances in nonoperative therapy. Aust Fam Physician. 2001 Sep;30(9):853-7. Review. PubMed PMID:11676313.

Vertullo CJ, Davey JR. The effect of a tibial baseplate undersurface peripheral lip on cement penetration in total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2001 Jun;16(4):487-92. PubMed PMID: 11402413.

Vertullo CJ, Duke PF, Askin GN. Pin-site complications of the halo thoracic brace with routine pin re-tightening. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1997 Nov 1;22(21):2514-6. PubMed PMID: 9383858.