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Publications 2008 - 2010


1  ISSLS Prize Winner: A Study of Effects of In Vivo Mechanical Forces on  Human Lumbar Discs With Scoliotic Disc as a Biological Model: Results  From Serial Postcontrast Diffusion Studies, Histopathology and  Biochemical Analysis of Twenty-One Human Lumbar Scoliotic Discs.  Rajasekaran S, Vidyadhara S, Subbiah M, Kamath V, Karunanithi R, Shetty  AP, Venkateswaran K, Babu M, Meenakshi J. Spine . Vol 35, No.21, 2010,  pg 1930-194. 


2  Intraoperative Computer navigation guided cervical pedicle screw insertion  in thirty three complex cervical spine deformities. Rajasekaran S, Kanna  RM, Shetty AP. J Craniovert Jun Spine 2010, 1: 7;38-43. 


3  Comparison of prognostic value of different MRI classifications of signal  intensity change in cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Avadhani A,  Rajasekaran S, Shetty AP. Spine J. 2010 Jun;10(6):475-85. 


4  Lumbar Vertebral Growth is governed by 'Chondral Growth Force Response  Curve' rather than 'Hueter-Volkmann Law'. A clinico-biomechanical study of  growth modulation changes in Childhood Spinal Tuberculosis. ACCEPTED  FOR PUBLICATION IN SPINE 


5  Rajasekaran S, Karthik K, Chandra VR, Rajkumar N, Dheenadhayalan J. Role  of intraoperative 3D C-arm-based navigation in percutaneous excision of  osteoid osteoma of long bones in children. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2010  Mar;19(2):195-200. 


6  Kanna RM, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. Anatomical Feasibility of Pediatric  Cervical Pedicle Screw Insertion by Computerised Tomographic  Morphometric Evaluation of 376 Pediatric Cervical Pedicles’ Accepted for publication in Spine journal.  


7 Computer navigation-guided excision of cervical osteoblastoma.  Rajasekaran S, Kanna RM, Kamath V, Shetty AP.  Eur Spine J. 2010 Jun;19(6):1046-7.  


8 Chung JY, Parthasarathy S, Avadhani A, Rajasekaran S. Reduction of high  grade listhesis.. Eur Spine J. 2010. Feb;19(2):353-4.  


9 Closing-opening wedge osteotomy for severe, rigid, thoracolumbar post tubercular kyphosis. Rajasekaran S, Rishi Mugesh Kanna P, Shetty AP.  Eur Spine J. 2010 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print] 


10 Odontoid anterior screw fixation. Rajasekaran S, Kamath V, Avadhani A.  Eur Spine J. 2010 Feb;19(2):339-40.  


11 Abumi K, Avadhani A, Manu A, Rajasekaran S. Occipitocervical fusion.  Eur Spine J. 2010 Feb;19(2):355-6.  


12 Aebi M, Parthasarathy S, Avadhani A, Rajasekaran S. Minimal invasive  anterior lumbar interbody fusion (mini ALIF). Eur Spine J. 2010  Feb;19(2):335-6.  


13 Shetty AP, Kanna RM, Avadhani A, Rajasekaran S.Lumbar spinous process  split decompression.. Eur Spine J. 2010 Feb;19(2):357-8.  


14 Jayaswal A, Upendra BN, Avadhani A, Rajasekaran S.Dual growth rods for  infantile scoliosis.. Eur Spine J. 2010 Feb;19(2):349-50.  


15 Grevitt M, Kamath V, Avadhani A, Rajasekaran S.Correction of thoracic  kyphosis with Ponte osteotomy.. Eur Spine J. 2010 Feb;19(2):351-2.  


16 Luk KD, Kamath V, Avadhani A, Rajasekaran S Cervical laminoplasty. Eur Spine J. 2010 Feb;19(2):347-8.  


17 Bonkowski J, Avadhani A, Manu A, Rajasekaran S.Cervical disc replacement  C5-6. Eur Spine J. 2010. Feb;19(2):345-6.  


18 Rajasekaran S, Kamath V, Avadhani A Bucks fusion.  Eur Spine J. 2010. Feb;19(2):343-4.  


19 Chung JY, Kamath V, Avadhani A, Rajasekaran S.Ankylosing spondylitis  neural and sparing osteotomy. Eur Spine J. 2010 Feb;19(2):337-8.  


20 Hedge S, Krishnan A, Subbiah M, Avadhani A, Rajasekaran S.Anterior  fusion for thoracic scoliosis. Eur Spine J. 2010 Feb;19(2):341-2.  


21 Rajasekaran S, Kanna RM, Karunanithi R, Shetty AP. Diffusion tensor tractography demonstration of partially injured spinal cord tracts in a  patient with post traumatic Brown Sequard syndrome. Journal of Magnetic  Resonance Imaging 21:978-981 (2010) 


22 Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Sekar C, Ajoy Shetty, S Rajasekaran. Transient  paraplegia due to accidental intrathecal Bupivacaine Infiltration Following  Pre-Emptive Analgesia in a Patient With Missed Sacral Dural  Ectasia.Accepted for publication in SPINE (Epub) 


23 Karthik K, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S Spontaneous cord transection due to  invasive aspergillus spondylitis in an immunocompetent child.. Eur Spine J.  2010 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print] 


24 Subbiah M, Avadhani A, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S.Acute spontaneous  cervical epidural hematoma with neurological deficit after low-molecular weight heparin therapy: role of conservative management. Spine J. 2010  Jul;10(7):e11-5. Epub 2010 May 23. 


25 Avadhani A, Ilayaraja V, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. Diffusion tensor imaging  in horizontal gaze palsy with progressive scoliosis. Magn Reson Imaging.  2010 Feb;28(2):212-6. Epub 2010 Jan 13. 


26 Avadhani A, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S Isolated extraosseous epidural  myeloma presenting with thoracic compressive myelopathy.. Spine J. 2010  Apr;10(4):e7-e10. Epub 2010 Feb 26. 


27 Avadhani A, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S Isolated tuberculosis of the lumbar  apophyseal joint. Spine J. 2010 Mar;10(3):e1-4. Epub 2010 Jan 25. 


28 Avadhani A, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. Spontaneous stabilisation of  postlaminectomy cervical kyphosis by anterior longitudinal ligament  ossification. Singapore Med J. 2010 Apr;51(4):e66-8. 


29 Rajasekaran S, Ashwin Avadhani, Ajoy P Shetty Novel Technique of  Reduction of a Chronic Atlanto Axial Rotatory Fixation Using a Temporary  Transverse Transatlantal Road. The Spine Journal 2010, 900-904. 


30 Rajasekaran S, Ashwin Avadhi, Ajoy Shetty Axial Translaminar Screw  Placement Using Three-Dimensional Fluoroscopy-based Navigation  ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION IN SMJ ON OCT 20, 2010 


32 Avadhani A, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. (Case report) Pediatric transverse  sacral fracture with cauda equina syndrome. Spine J. 2010  Feb;10(2):e10-3. Epub 2009 Dec 29.


33 Ramesh P, Avadhani A, Dheenadhayalan J, Rajasekaran S. Reimplantation of  total talar extrusions. Injury Extra 41 (2010) 53-57  


34 Rajasekaran S. Thoracolumbar burst fractures without neurological deficit:  the role for conservative treatment. Eur Spine Journal, Volume 19, Issue 1  (2010), Page 40, DOI 10.1007/s00586-009-1122-6,. 


35 Rajasekaran S, Vijay K, Shetty AP. Single-stage closing-opening wedge  osteotomy of spine to correct severe post-tubercular kyphotic deformities  of the spine: a 3-year follow-up of 17 patients.. Eur Spine J. 2010  Apr;19(4):583-92. Epub 2009 Dec 15. 


36 Rajasekaran S. Assessment of Spinal Cord Integrity by Diffusion Tensor  Imaging. Analysis of normal spinal cord, acute, and chronic spinal cord  injuries. InSpine 1-09 (The International Journal for Spine Care  Professionals), Vol 5, 2009, Pg 34-35  


37 Rajasekaran S, Dheenadhayalan J, Babu J N, Sundararajan SR,  Venkatramani H, Raja Sabapathy S. Immediate primary skin closure in type III A and B open fractures – Results after a minimum of five years. J Bone  Joint Surg [Br] 2009;91-B:217-24. 


38 Jaiswal A, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. Precoccygeal epidermal inclusion  cyst presenting as coccygodynia Singapore Med J 2008; 49(8); e212 


39 Durga Nagaraju K, Vidyadhara S, Ajoy P Shetty, Venkatadass K,  Rajasekaran S. Use of Ponseti’s technique in recurrent clubfeet following  Kite’s method of correction.. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B 2008,  Vol 17 No.4, Pg 189-193 


40 Rajasekaran S, Venkatadass K, Naresh Babu J, Ganesh K, Ajoy P Shetty.  Pharmacological enhancement of disc nutrition and differentiation of  healthy, ageing and degenerated discs.. European Spine Journal 2008,  DOI 10.1007/s00586-008-0645-6. Pg Nos.626-643. 


41 Jaiswal A, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. Giant cystic intradural schwannomma in the lumbosacral region: a case report, Journal of  Orthopaedic Surgery 2008; 16(1):365-7. 


42 Rajasekaran S, Kamath Vijay, Ajoy P Shetty. Intra-operative Iso-C three dimensioal navigation in excision of Spinal Osteoid Osteomas.  SPINE Vol 33, No.1, pp E25-E29, 2008. 


43 Kamath Vijay, Ajoy P Shetty, Rajasekaran S. Symptomatic vertebral  hemangioma in pregnancy treated antepartum. A case report with review  of literature. Eur Spine J, DOI 10.1007/s00586-008-0592-2,  Accepted: 22 December 2007, Springer-Verlag 2008.. 


44 Kamath Vijay, Krishna Venkateswaran, Ajoy P Shetty, Rajasekaran S.  Spinal extra-dural metastatis from Merkel cell carcinoma: a rare cause of  paraplegia. Eur Spine J, DOI 10.1007/s00586-007-0544-2, 2008.  Accepted: 21 October 2007, Springer-Verlag 2007. 


45 Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics [Br]. “Use of Ponseti's technique in recurrent clubfeet following Kite's method of  correction” Durga Nagaraju K, Vidyadhara S, Ajoy P Shetty, Venkatadass K Rajasekaran S. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2008 Jul;17(4):189-93. 


46 “Management of pink pulseless hand in supracondylar fractures in
children”. Perumal Ramesh, Ajoy P. Shetty. Ashwin Avadhani, RajasekaranS  Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics-B, 2010, Dec issue. 


47 “Role of intraoperative 3D C-arm-based navigation in percutaneous excision  of osteoid osteoma of long bones in children. Rajasekaran S, Karthik K,  Chandra VR, Rajkumar N, Dheenadhayalan J. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2010  Mar;19(2):195-200. 


48 “Immediate primary skin closure in type-III A and B open fractures –  Results after a minimum of fiveyears” . Rajasekaran S, Dheenadhayalan J,  Babu J N, Sundararajan SR, Venkatramani H, Raja Sabapathy S. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Feb;91(2):217-24. 


49 “Reimplantation of total talar extrusions”. Perumal Ramesh, Ashwin  Avadhani, J.Dheenadhayalan, Rajasekaran S. Injury Extra 41 (2010) 53-57  



TextBook Chapters 



1 ASSI Textbook of Spinal Infections and Trauma, Jaypee Brothers, 2010 

Chief Editor Dr.S Rajasekaran 

Associate Editors: DrAjoy Prasad Shetty, Dr Rishi Mugesh Kanna Authored three chapters 

2 Techniques of Spine Surgery. Ganga Video Atlas. Jaypee Brothers. 

Dr. S Rajasekaran, Dr Ajoy Prasad Shetty 

3 Author in Textbook of Orthopedics and Trauma 2nd Edition 2008,  

Editor Dr. G S Kulkarni  

“The Problem of Deformity in Spinal Tuberculosis” 

“Open fractures”  

“Diaphyseal Fractures of Tibia and Fibula in Adults”. 

“Cervical Spine” 

4 Author in Emerging Techniques in Spine Surgery, 2009,  

Editor Dr. Arvind Bhave 

“Kyphosis in Spinal Tuberculosis (TB) – Evolution, Prevention and  Management”. Rajasekaran S. 

5 Author in Neglected Musculoskeletal Injuries, 2009,  

Editor Dr. AK Jain  

“Neglected Spinal Trauma”. Rajasekaran S, Kamath Vijay HD,  Saumyajit Basu, Dilip Sengupta. 

6 Author in Clinical Research Made Easy. A Guide to Publishing in Medical  Literature, 2010, 

Editor Dr. Mohit Bhandari & Dr. Parag Sancheti “Conducting a  Randomised Controlled Trial” Simrit Bains, S Rajasekaran 

7 Author in Textbook of Anaesthesia, 2nd Edition 2008,  

Editor Dr. Satish Deshpande “Perioperative Cognitive Dysfunction”. 

Dr. Balavenkat  

1. Intraspinal anomalies in scoliosis: An MRI analysis of 177 consecutive  scoliosis patients. Rajasekaran S, Kamath V, Kiran R, Shetty AP.  Indian J Orthop. 2010 Jan;44(1):57-63. 


2. Iso-C3D navigation assisted pedicle screw placement in deformities of the  cervical and thoracic spine. V Rajan V, Kamath V, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S.  Indian J Orthop. 2010 Apr;44(2):163-8. 


3. Direct Repair of Lumbar Spondylolysis by Buck’s Technique: Analysis of  Functional Outcome In Nine Patients. Rajaseka ran S, Subbiah, Ajoy Shetty.  ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION IN IJO 


4. Rajasekaran S, Subbiah, Ajoy Shetty A Rare Case of Neglected C2-C3  Dislocation in an Adult with Significant Lateral Translation and Minimal  Neurological Deficit. Accepted for Publication in IJO 


5. Rajasekaran S. Kyphosis in Spinal Tuberculosis (TB) – Evolution, Prevention  and Management. Emerging Techniques in Spine Surgery, Chapter No.24,  Pg No.250-259, ISBN: 978-81-8448-696-4 


6. Rajasekaran S. The utility of scores in the decision to salvage or amputation in severely injured limbs. IJO, Volume 42, Issue 4, Oct-Dec, 2008. 


7. Ashish Jaiswal, Ajoy P Shetty, Rajasekaran S. Role of Intraoperative Iso-C  based navigation in challenging spine trauma. IJO, Volume 41, Issue 4,  Oct-Dec, 2007. 


8. Vidyadhara S, Ajoy P Shetty, Rajasekaran S, M.B. Pranesh. Cervical  Laminectomy – revisited – its role in myelopathy secondary to multilevelspondylosis and ossified posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL).  Journal of Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association, Volume 32, 2006. 


9. Rajasekaran S, Vidyadhara S, Perumal Ramesh, Ajoy P.Shetty,. Randomised  clinical study to compare the accuracy of navigated and non-navigated  thoracic pedicle screws in deformity correction surgeries. Vol 32,  No.2, pp E56-E64, SPINE 2007. 


10. Rajasekaran S, Naresh Babu J. Translaminar facetal screw (Magerl’s)  fixation. Neurology India, Dec 2005. 


11. Simrit Bains, S Rajasekaran. Conducting a Randomised Controlled Trial.  Clinical Research Made Easy. A Guide to Publishing in Medical Literature.  Editor Dr Mohit Bhandari and Dr Parag Sancheti. Chapter No.20,  Pg No.211-220, 2010 


12. Rajasekaran S. Kyphosis in Spinal Tuberculosis (TB) – Evolution, Prevention  and Management. Emerging Techniques in Spine Surgery,  Editor Dr Arvind Bhave, Cnapter No.24, Pg No.252-262, 2009. 


13. Rajasekaran S, Kamath Vijay HD, Saumyajit Basu, Dilip Sengupta.  Neglected Spinal Trauma. Neglected Musculoskeletal Injuries.  Editor Dr AK Jain, Cnapter No.10, Pg No.142-159, 2009.