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Publications 2015 - 2018


ISSLS PRIZE IN CLINICAL SCIENCE 2017: Is infection the possible initiator of disc disease?  An insight from proteomic analysis.  

European Spine Journal, 2017 


Rajasekaran, S., Tangavel, C., Aiyer, S. N., Nayagam, S. M., Raveendran, M., 

 Demonte, N. L., &Dharmalingam, K.  

European Spine Journal, 2017, 1-17. 

A Prospective Randomized Study to Analyze the Efcacy  

of Balanced Preemptive Analgesia in Spine Surgery.  

The Spine Journal 2018. Spine J. 2019 Apr;19(4):569-577.  

Dilip Chand Raja Soundararajan, Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Balavenkat Subramanian,  

Rishi Mugesh Kanna and Rajasekaran Shanmuganathan.  

doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2018.10.010. Epub 2018 Oct 22. 

Unilateral sacroiliitis: diferentiating infective and 

inflammatory etiology by magnetic resonance imaging and tissue studies. 

European Spine Journal 2018 

Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Aju Bosco,Ajoy Prasad Shetty,S. Rajasekaran. 

https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5800-0 


The Global Spine Care Initiative: public health and prevention interventions 

 for common spine disorders in low and middle-income Communities.  

European Spine Journal. Published Online: 11 Aug 2018.  

Bart N Green, Claire D Johnson,Scott Haldeman, Edward J Kane, Michael B Clay,  Erin A Griffith, , Juan M Castellote, Matthew Smuk, Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran,  Eric L Hurwitz, Margareta Nordin, Kristi Randhawa, Hainan Yu. 

https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5635-8. 

The Global Spine Care Initiative: methodology, contributors, and disclosures. 

Eur Spine J. 2018 Aug 27. 

Johnson CD, Haldeman S, Nordin M, Chou R, Côté P, Hurwitz EL, Green BN, Kopansky-Giles D, Randhawa K, Cedraschi C,  Ameis A, Acarolu E, Aartun E, Adjei-Kwayisi A, Ayhan S, Aziz A, Bas T, Blyth F,Borenstein D, Brady O, Brooks P,  Camilleri C, Castellote JM, Clay MB, Davatchi F, Dudler J, Dunn R, Eberspaecher S, Emmerich J, Farcy JP, Fisher-Jeffes N,  Goertz C, Grevitt M, Grifth EA, Hajjaj-Hassouni N, Hartvigsen J, Hondras M, Kane EJ, Laplante J, Lemeunier N, Mayer J,  Mior S, Mmopelwa T, Modic M, Moss J, Mullerpatan R, Muteti E, Mwaniki L, Ngandeu-Singwe M, Outerbridge G,  Rajasekaran S, Shearer H, Smuck M, Sönmez E, Tavares P, Taylor-Vaisey A, Torres C, Torres P, van der Horst A, Verville L,  Vialle E, Kumar GV, Vlok A, Watters W 3rd, Wong CC, Wong JJ, Yu H, Yüksel S. 

doi: 10.1007/s00586-018-5723-9. 



Use of Ganga Hospital Open Injury Severity Scoring for determination of  salvage versus amputation in open type IIIB injuries of lower limbs in children —An analysis of 52 type IIIB open fractures.  

Global Spine Journal 2018. Jun;8(4):321-322. 

K. Venkatadass, Tarani Sai Prasanth Grandhi, S. Rajasekaran.  

Injury, Int. J. Care Injured 48 (2017) 2509–2514 


Percutaneous excision of difcult osteoid osteomas using  intraoperative AIRO CT navigation: a preliminary report .  

Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B 2017 

Venkatadass Krishnamoorthy and Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran.  

DOI: 10.1097/BPB.0000000000000505 


Clinical and radiological factors related to the presence of motor deficit in lumbar disc prolapse: a prospective analysis of  70 consecutive cases with neurological deficit. 

European Spine Journal, 27(4), 918-920.  

Krishnan, V., Rajasekaran S, Aiyer, S. N., Kanna, R., & Shetty, A. P.  

DOI 10.1007/s00586-018-5473-8 


A classification for kyphosis based on column deficiency,  curve magnitude and osteotomy requirement.  

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018. Vol. 100, No. 13, July 5, 2018, 1147-56.  

S Rajasekaran, Sreekanth Reddy Rajoli, Siddharth N Aiyer, Rishi Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty.  

http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.17.01127  


Individualised distal femoral cut improves femoral component placement  and limb alignment during total knee replacement in knees with  moderate and severe varus deformity. 

International Orthopaedics (SICOT)  

Dhanasekararaja Palanisami, Geethan Iyyampillai, Sivaraj Shanmugam,  Rajkumar Natesan, S Rajasekaran.  

DOI 10.1007/s00264-016-3123-5, 2016. 


Is height the best predictor for adequacy of semitendinosus alone ACLR?  A study of hamstring graft dimensions and anthropometric measurement.  

International Orthopaedics 40(5) , july 2015,  

Sundararajan S.R, Ramakanth, Rajasekaran S. 

DOI: 10.1007/s00264-015-2882-2, source:PubMed 


Comparison of KD3-M and KD3 - L Multiligamentous Knee  Injuriesand Analysis of Predictive Factors That Influence the  Outcomes of Single - Stage Reconstruction in KD3 Injuries 4 

The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine 6(9), 2325967118794367  

Silvampatti Ramasamy Sundararajan, Balaji Sambandam, Ramakanth Rajagopalakrishnan,  ShanmuganathanRajasekaran,  

DOI: 10.1177/2325967118794367 


Management of resistant distal femur non-unions with allograft strut and autografts combined with osteosynthesis in a series of 22 patients.  

Injury. 2017 Aug ; 48 Suppl 2:S14-S17.  

Kanakeshwar RB, Jayaramaraju D, Agraharam D, Rajasekaran S.  

DOI : 10.1016/S0020-1383(17)30488-6. 


Medial open wedge high tibial osteotomy for varus malunited tibial plateau fractures:  

The Journal Of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery,  Published online: November 19, 2016, In press, 

Sundararajan SR, HS Nagaraja, S. Rajasekaran.  

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.20162016.08.027 


Midfoot charcot arthropathy: Overview and surgical management:

The Journal Of Foot And Ankle Surgery (Asia- Pacific)  July-December 2016; 3(2) 97-106, 

Sundararajan SR, HS Nagaraja, S Rajasekaran. 

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10040-1056  


Precision Spine Care: A New Era of Discovery, Innovation,  and Global Impact. 

Global Spine Journal 2018. Jun;8(4):321-322. 

Jaro Karppinen, S Rajasekaran, Luiz Vialle, Jeffrey C Wang, Marinus de Kleuver,  Dino Samartzis, Mauro Alini, Howard S An.  

doi: 10.1177/2192568218774044. Epub 2018 Jun 15. 


Predictors of Successful Outcomes of Selective Nerve Root Blocks for Acute Lumbar Disc Herniation 

 Global Spine Journal 1-7.2018.  

Rishi M. Kanna, ,Ajoy P. Shetty, and S. Rajasekaran  

https://doi.org/10.1177/2192568218800050 


Structural vertebral endplate nomenclature and etiology: a study by the ISSLS Spinal Phenotype Focus Group.  

Eur Spine J. 2018 Jan;27(1):2-12. 

Uruj Zehra, Cora Bow, Jeffrey C. Lotz,Frances M. K. Williams, S. Rajasekaran,  Jaro Karppinen, Keith D. K. Luk, Michele C. Battiê, et al. 

doi: 10.1007/s00586-017-5292-3. Epub 2017 Sep 12. 


Radiological factors affecting post-operative global coronal balance in Lenke 5 C scoliosis.  

Journal of Spine Surgery 

Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Subramani Suresh, Siddharth N.  Aiyer, Rishi Kanna, Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran. 

J Spine Surg 2017;3(4):541-547 


Effectiveness and Safety of Batroxobin,Tranexamic Acid and a Combination in  Reduction of Blood Loss in Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery. 

SPINE Journal, 2017 

Roopa MN , Ajoy P. Shetty, MS, Srikanth R. Dumpa, MS, Balavenkat Subarmaniam, Rishi M. Kanna, MS, and  Rajasekeran Shanmuganathan.  

SPINE Journal, 2017 Volume 42, Number 00, pp 000–000 


25 Silvampatty R. Sundararajan, Kanchana P. Srikanth, Handenahally S. Nagaraja,  ShanmuganathanRajasekaran. Effectiveness of Hindfoot Arthrodesis by Stable Internal Fixation in Various Eichenholtz Stages of Neuropathic Ankle Arthropathy  The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery. 1.The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery 56 (2017)  282–286 


26. Johnson CD, Haldeman S, Chou R, Nordin M, Green BN, Côté P, Hurwitz EL,  Kopansky-Giles D, Acarolu E, Cedraschi C, Ameis A, Randhawa K, Aartun E, Adjei Kwayisi A, Ayhan S, Aziz A, Bas T, Blyth F, Borenstein D, Brady O, Brooks P, Camilleri C,  Castellote JM, Clay MB, Davatchi F, Dudler J, Dunn R, Eberspaecher S, Emmerich J,  Farcy JP, Fisher-Jeffes N, Goertz C, Grevitt M, Griffith EA, Hajjaj-Hassouni N,  Hartvigsen J, Hondras M, Kane EJ, Laplante J, Lemeunier N, Mayer J, Mior S, Mmopelwa  T, Modic M, Moss J, Mullerpatan R, Muteti E, Mwaniki L, Ngandeu-Singwe M,  Outerbridge G, Rajasekaran S, Shearer H, Smuck M, Sönmez E, Tavares P, Taylor-Vaisey  A, Torres C, Torres P, van der Horst A, Verville L, Vialle E, Kumar GV, Vlok A, Watters  W 3rd, Wong CC, Wong JJ, Yu H, Yüksel S. The Global Spine Care Initiative: model of  care and implementation. Eur Spine J. 2018 Aug 27.

doi: 10.1007/s00586-018-5720-z.  [Epub ahead of print] 


27. Siddharth N. Aiyer, Ajit Kumar, Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Rishi Kanna, S. Rajasekaran. Factors  Influencing Postoperative Urinary Retention Following Elective Posterior Lumbar Spine  Surgery: A Prospective Study. Asian Spine J 2018;12(6):1-6  

https://doi.org/10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1 


28. Aju Bosco , Prakash Venugopal , Ajoy Prasad Shety , Rajasekaran Shanmuganathan, Rishi  Mugesh Kanna. Morphometric Evaluation of Occipital Condyles: Defning Optimal  Trajectories and Safe Screw Lengths for Occipital Condyle-Based Occipitocervical  Fixation in Indian Population. Asian Spine J 2018;12(2):214-223.  

https://doi.org/10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.214 


29. Dilip Chand Raja Soundararajan, Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran, Ajoy Prasad Shetty and  Rishi Mugesh Kanna. Spinal Tuberculosis: Current Concepts, Global Spine Journal 2018.  Accepted for publication 


30. Dumpa SR, Shetty AP, Aiyer SN, Kanna RM, Rajasekaran S. Reciprocal Changes in Sagittal Alignment in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients Following Strategic Pedicle Screw Fixation.Asian Spine J. 2018 Apr;12(2):300-308. doi:10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.300. Epub 2018 Apr 16. 


31. Chhabra H Sachdeva, Kovindha, Hossain , Hasnan , Thapa , Rajasekaran S, Yusniza  Sybil Shah , Pinto Groves, Kammuang-lue, Ahmad Fauzi ,Aiyer, Ahmad Kasah ,  Niroshanie. International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) Database: Asian Spinal Cord  Network (ASCoN) Pilot Project [IDAPP]. Spinal Cord Series & Cases 2018. Accepted for  publication. 


32. Dilip Chand Raja Soundararajan, Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty and  Rajasekaran Shanmuganathan. Lumbar Intraspinal Osteolipoma presenting as Cauda  Equina Syndrome- A case report and Review of Literature. Case Reports in Orthopedics.  Volume 2018, Article ID 1945149, 5 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1945149


33. Haldeman S, Nordin M, Chou R, Côté P, Hurwitz EL, Johnson CD, Randhawa K, Green  BN, Kopansky-Giles D, Acarolu E, Ameis A, Cedraschi C, Aartun E, Adjei-Kwayisi A,  Ayhan S, Aziz A, Bas T, Blyth F, Borenstein D, Brady O, Brooks P, Camilleri C, Castellote  JM, Clay MB, Davatchi F, Dudler J, Dunn R, Eberspaecher S, Emmerich J, Farcy JP,  Fisher-Jeffes N, Goertz C, Grevitt M, Grifth EA, Hajjaj-Hassouni N, Hartvigsen J,  Hondras M, Kane EJ, Laplante J, Lemeunier N, Mayer J, Mior S, Mmopelwa T, Modic M,  Moss J, Mullerpatan R, Muteti E, Mwaniki L, Ngandeu-Singwe M, Outerbridge G,  Rajasekaran S, Shearer H, Smuck M, Sönmez E, Tavares P, Taylor-Vaisey A, Torres C,  Torres P, van der Horst A, Verville L, Vialle E, Kumar GV, Vlok A, Watters W 3rd, Wong  CC, Wong JJ, Yu H, Yüksel S. The Global Spine Care Initiative: World Spine Care  executive summary on reducing spine-related disability in low- and middle-income  communities. Eur Spine J. 2018 Aug 27. doi: 10.1007/s00586-018-5722-x. [Epub ahead of  print] 


34. Bart N Green, Claire D Johnson,Scott Haldeman, Erin Griffith, Michael B Clay, Edward J  Kane, Juan M Castellote, Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran, Matthew Smuk, Eric L  Hurwitz, Kristi Randhawa, Hainan Yu, Margareta Nordin. A scoping review of  biopsychosocial risk factors and co-morbidities for common spinal disorders. PLOS  One. Published: June 1, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0197987. 


35. Dilip Chand Raja Soundararajan, Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Rishi Mugesh Kanna  Rajasekaran.S. The Effective Role of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation in  Subarachnoid Pleural Fistula- Neurospine 2018. A Case Report and Review of Literature  


36. S. Rajasekaran, Manindra Bhushan, Siddharth Aiyer, Rishi Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty.  Accuracy of pedicle screw insertion by AIRO ® intraoperative CT in complex spinal  deformity assessed by a new classification based on technical complexity of screw  insertion. Published online, 9 January 2018. European Spine Journal 2018.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5453-4 


37. S. Rajasekaran, Gurudip Das, Siddharth Narasimhan Aiyer, Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Ajoy  Prasad Shetty. Analysis of Spinopelvic Parameters with L5 as the New Sacrum after  Fusion in High-Grade Spondylolisthesis: A Possible Explanation for Satisfactory Results  with In-Situ Fusion.Asian Spine Journal, 2018: 12(1) : 1-9 


38. B.T.Pushpa, Siddharth N.Aiyer, Muhil Kannan, Anupama Maheswaran, S.Rajasekaran.  Oppenheimer's Ossicles in the lumbar spine- a rare cause of lumbar canal stenosis.  Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol 15, Issue 2, June 2018, Pages 343-344 Devendra Agraharam, Avinash Mahender, Dinesh Chidambaram, Dheenadhayalan  Jayaramaraju and S Rajasekaran. Vascular injuries due to cerclage passer: Relevant  anatomy and note of caution. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. 29 Jan 2018 


39. Raja Bhaskara Rajasekaran, Dheenadhayalan Jayaramaraju, Dhanasekara Raja  Palanisami, Ramesh Perumal, and Rajasekaran Shanmuganathan. Ipsilateral Acetabular  Fracture with Displaced Femoral Head and Femoral Shaft Fracture: A Complex Floating  Hip Injury (Case Report). Case Reports in Orthopedics. Volume 2018, Article ID  4937472, 5 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/4937472 


40. Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Aju Bosco, Ramesh Perumal, Jeyaramaraju Dheenadhayalan  Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran. Midterm radiologic and functional outcomes of  minimally-invasive fixation of unstable pelvic fractures using anterior internal xator  (INFIX) and percutaneous iliosacral screws. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and  Trauma 8, 2017, 241–248. 


41. Silvampatti Ramaswamy Sundararajan, Ramakanth Rajagopalakrishnan, S.Rajasekaran.  Ruptured Pseudoaneurysm of the Lateral Plantar Artery After Tibiotalocalcaneal Fusion  With Retrograde Nail—A Rare Complication. The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery 57  (2018) 393–395 


42. S Rajasekaran, Rishi Kanna,Manindra Bhushan, Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Anupama  Maheswaran, Siddharth N Aiyer. Coronal vertebral dislocation due to congenital absence  of multiple thoracic and lumbar pedicles: report of three cases, review of literature and role  of intra-operative CT navigation. Spine Deform. 2018 Sep - Oct;6(5):621-626. doi:  10.1016/j.jspd.2018.01.011. Review.PMID:30122400 


43. Vibhu Krishnan Viswanathan, S Rajasekaran, Siddharth N Aiyer, Rishi Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty. Factors affecting early and one-year motor recovery following lumbar  microdiscectomy in patients with lumbar disc herniation: A prospective cohort review.  Asian Spine J. 2019 Feb;13(1):135-145. doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0111. Epub 2018 Oct 24.  PMID:30347525 


44. Reddy S, Kanna RM, Aiyer S, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. Circumferential fusion through  all-posterior approach in Andersson lesion. Asian Spine Journal, 2017, 11(3), 444-453.. 


45. Srikanth Reddy Dumpa, Siddharth N Aiyer, Sreekanth Reddy Rajoli, Ajoy Prasad Shetty,  S Rajasekaran. Delayed Chance Fracture Pattern Injury in a case of Skeletal Fluorosis.  European Spine Journal 2017.DOI: 10.1007/s00586-017-5117-4. Published online 08 May  2017. 


46. Ramesh Perumal, Vijay Shankar,Rizwan Basha, Dheenadayalan  Jayaramaraju,Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran, Is nail dynamization benecial after twelve  weeks – An analysis of 37 Cases. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma 2017. J  Clin Orthop Trauma. 2018 Oct-Dec;9(4):322-326. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2017.12.007. Epub  2017 Dec 22. 


47. Avinash, M., Rajasekaran, S, & Aiyer, S. N..Unplanned 90-day readmissions in a specialty  orthopaedic unit—A prospective analysis of consecutive 12729 admissions. Journal of  orthopaedics, 14(2), 2017, 236-240 


48. Rishi M. Kanna,Ajoy P. Shetty, S. Rajasekaran, Modied anterior-only reduction and  Fixation for traumatic cervical facet dislocation (AO type C injuries). European Spine  Journal, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5430-y. Published online: 26 Dec 2017 


49. Suresh Subramani, Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Rajeskaran  Shanmuganathan. Ossified ligamentum avum causing neurological deficit above the  level of post-tuberculous kyphotic deformity. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and  Trauma 8, 2017, 174-177 


50. Ramesh Perumal, Santhosh Ram Gaddam, J Vasudeva, J Dheenadhayalan, S Rajasekaran.  Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty in a Patient with above-knee Amputation: Surgical Technique.  Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports 2017 Jan-Feb: 7(1):54-57 


51. Rajasekaran S, Kanna R, Chittode VS, Maheswaran A, Aiyer SN, Shetty AP. Efficacy of  Diffusion Tensor Imaging Indices in Assessing Postoperative Neural Recovery in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. SPINE 2017, 42(1), 8-13 



52. Venkatadass K, Avinash M, Rajasekaran S. Bilateral Avascular necrosis of femoral head  following asynchronous postictal femoral neck fractures: A case report and review of  literature. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2017 Mar 31. doi: 10.1097/BPB.0000000000000460.  [Epub ahead of print] 


53. Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Vibhu Krishnan Viswanathan, Rishi Mukesh Kanna, Rajasekaran  Shanmuganathan. Tubercular spondylodiscitis in elderly is a more severe disease: a  report of 66 consecutive patients. Eur Spine J. DOI 10.1007/s00586-017-5157-9.  Published online. 07 June 2017 


54. Rodrigues-Pinto R, Kurd MF, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Krieg JC, Holstein JH,  Bellabarba C, Firoozabadi R, Oner FC, Kandziora F, Dvorak MF, Kleweno CP, Vialle  LR, Rajasekaran S, Schnake KJ, Vaccaro AR. Sacral Fractures and Associated Injuries.  Global Spine J. 2017 Vol. 7(7), :609-616. Review Article. 


55. Kanna RM, Rajasekaran S. Diffusion tensor imaging in spinal pathology: A robust  investigative tool in clinical practice. Neurol India. 2017 Sep-Oct;65(5):964-965. doi:  10.4103/neuroindia.NI_735_17. 


56. Rajasekaran S, Kanna RM, Schnake KJ, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Sadiqi S, Oner C.  Osteoporotic Thoracolumbar Fractures-How Are They Different?-Classication and  Treatment Algorithm. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Sep;31 Suppl4:S49-S56. doi:  10.1097/BOT.0000000000000949. 


57. Oner C, Rajasekaran S, Chapman JR, Fehlings MG, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Sadiqi  S, Harrop J. Spine Trauma-What Are the Current Controversies? J Orthop Trauma.  2017 Sep;31 Suppl4:S1-S6. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000950. 


58. Rajasekaran S, Kanna RM, Schroeder GD, Oner FC, Vialle L, Chapman J, Dvorak M,  Fehlings M, Shetty AP, Schnake K, Kandziora F, Vaccaro AR. Does the Spine  Surgeon's Experience Affect Fracture Classication, Assessment of Stability, and  Treatment Plan in Thoracolumbar Injuries? Global Spine J. 2017 Jun;7(4):309-316. doi:  10.1177/2192568217699209. Epub 2017 Apr 20. 


59. Kanna RM, Kamal Y, Mahesh A, Venugopal P, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. The impact of  routine whole spine MRIscreening in the evaluation ofspinal degenerative diseases.Eur Spine J. 2017 Published online 21 Jan 2017. DOI 10.1007/s00586-017-4944-7. 


60. Rajasekaran S, Kanna RM, Reddy RR, Natesan S, Raveendran M, Cheung KM, Chan  D, Kao PY, Yee A, Shetty AP. How reliable are the Reported Genetic Associations in  Disc Degeneration? The Inuence of Phenotypes, Age, Population Size and Inclusion  Sequence in 809 Patients. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Nov 1;41(21):1649-1660. 


61. Sundararajan S.R, Ramakanth, Rajasekaran S. Irreducible Dislocation of Great Toe  Interphalangeal Joint by an Accessory Sesamoid Bone: A Case Report and Review of  Literature-JFAS(AP)The Journal of Foot And Ankle Surgery (Asia-Pacic) January –  June 2016, 3(1):56-58DOI:10.5005/jp-journals-10040-1049, 


62. Raja Bhaskara Rajasekaran and Rajasekaran Shanmuganathan. Schwannoma of the  Posterior Tibial Nerve Presenting as Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome: A Case Report with  Emphasis on the Role of Microscope during Surgery. Case Reports in Orthopedics.  Volume 2018, Article ID 4704362, 4 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/4704362 


63. Kanna RM, Falavigna A, da Silva PG, Quadros FW, Merlin LH, Radaelli L, Guyot JP,  Dozza D, Riew DK, Martins D, Yoshiharu K. Trends in scientic publications of Indian  spine surgeons over 14 years (2000-2013). Indian J Orthop. 2016 May-Jun;50(3):322-6.  doi: 10.4103/0019-5413.181797 


64. Rajasekaran S, Aiyer SN, Shetty AP, Kanna R, Maheswaran A.  Aneurysmal bone cyst of C2 treated with novel anterior reconstruction and stabilization.  Eur Spine J. 2016 Mar 23. [Epub ahead of print] 


65. Aiyer SN, Shetty AP, Kanna R, Maheswaran A, Rajasekaran S. Spinal cord herniation following cervical meningioma excision: a rare clinical entity and  review of literature. Eur Spine J. 2016 May;25 Suppl 1:216-9. doi: 10.1007/s00586-016- 4412-9. Epub 2016 Feb 4. 


66. Sadiqi S, Verlaan JJ, Lehr AM, Chapman JR, Dvorak MF, Kandziora F, Rajasekaran S,  Schnake KJ, Vaccaro AR, Oner FC.  Measurement of kyphosis and vertebral body height loss in traumatic spine fractures: an  international study. Eur Spine J. 2016 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print].  


67. Samartzis D, Cheung JP, Rajasekaran S, Kawaguchi Y, Acharya S, Kawakami M, Satoh S,  Chen WJ, Park CK, Lee CS, Foocharoen T, Nagashima H, Kuh S, Zheng Z, Condor R, Ito  M, Iwasaki M, Jeong JH, Luk KD, Prijambodo B, Rege A, Jahng TA, Luo Z, Tassanawipas  W, Acharya N, Pokharel R, Shen Y, Ito T, Zhang Z, Aithala P J, Kumar GV, Jabir RA,  Basu S, Li B, Moudgil V, Goss B, Sham P, Williams R.  Critical Values of Facet Joint Angulation and Tropism in the Development of Lumbar  Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: An International, Large-Scale Multicenter Study by the  AOSpine Asia Pacic Research Collaboration Consortium. Global Spine J. 2016  Aug;6(5):414-21. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1564417. Epub 2015 Oct 26. 


68. Samartzis D, Cheung JP, Rajasekaran S, Kawaguchi Y, Acharya S, Kawakami M, Satoh S,  Chen WJ, Park CK, Lee CS, Foocharoen T, Nagashima H, Kuh S, Zheng Z, Condor R, Ito  M, Iwasaki M, Jeong JH, Luk KD, Prijambodo B, Rege A, Jahng TA, Luo Z, Tassanawipas  WA, Acharya N, Pokharel R, Shen Y, Ito T, Zhang Z, Aithala P J, Kumar GV, Jabir RA,  Basu S, Li B, Moudgil V, Goss B, Sham P, Williams R.  Is lumbar facet joint tropism developmental or secondary to degeneration? An  international, large-scale multicenter study by the AOSpine Asia Pacific Research  Collaboration Consortium. Scoliosis Spinal Disord. 2016 Feb 9;11:9. doi: 10.1186/s13013- 016-0062-2. eCollection 2016. 


69. Rajasekaran S, Ravi S, Aiyer SN. Incidence and preventability of adverse events in an  orthopaedic unit: a prospective analysis of four thousand, nine hundred and six  admissions. Int Orthop. 2016 Nov;40(11):2233-2238. Epub 2016 Sep 1. 


70. Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Koerner JD, Vialle LR, Aarabi B, Rajasekaran S,  Bellabarba C, Chapman JR, Kandziora F, Schnake KJ, Dvorak MF, Reinhold M, Oner FC.  The Thoracolumbar AOSpine Injury Score. Global Spine J. 2016 Jun;6(4):329-34.  


71. Sundararajan SR, Pradeep V, Rajasekaran S. Neglected stress fracture Navicular and  review of literature- The Journal of Foot And Ankle Surgery (Asia-Pacific) January –  June 20152(1):38-40, DOI:10.5005/jp-journals-10040-102


72. Sadiqi S, Verlaan JJ, Lehr AM, Dvorak MF, Kandziora F, Rajasekaran S, Schnake KJ,  Vaccaro AR, Oner FC. Surgeon Reported Outcome Measure for Spine Trauma an  International Expert Survey Identifying Parameters Relevant for The Outcome of  Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 May 11. [Epub ahead of  print].  


73. Gupta N, Rajasekaran S., Balamurali G, Shetty A. Vertebral and Intraspinal Anomalies  in Indian Population with Congenital Scoliosis: A Study of 119 Consecutive Patients.  Asian Spine J. 2016 Apr;10(2):276-81. doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.2.276. Epub 2016 Apr 15. 


74. Sadiqi S, Lehr AM, Post MW, Jacobs WC, Aarabi B, Chapman JR, Dunn RN, Dvorak  MF, Fehlings MG, Rajasekaran S, Vialle LR, Vaccaro AR, Oner FC.  The selection of core International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and  Health (ICF) categories for patient-reported outcome measurement in spine trauma  patients-results of an international consensus process. Spine J. 2016 Aug;16(8):962-70.  doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2016.03.050. Epub 2016 Apr 4. 


75. Rajasekaran S, Maheswaran A, Aiyer SN, Kanna R, Dumpa SR, Shetty AP. Prediction  of posterior ligamentous complex injury in thoracolumbar fractures using non-MRI  imaging techniques. Int Orthop. 2016 Jun;40(6):1075-81. doi: 10.1007/s00264-016-3151- 1. Epub 2016 Mar 17. 


76. Williams R, Cheung JP, Goss B, Rajasekaran S, Kawaguchi Y, Acharya S, Kawakami  M, Satoh S, Chen WJ, Park CK, Lee CS, Foocharoen T, Nagashima H, Kuh S, Zheng Z,  Condor R, Ito M, Iwasaki M, Jeong JH, Luk KD, Prijambodo B, Rege A, Jahng TA, Luo  Z, Tassanawipas W, Acharya N, Pokharel R, Shen Y, Ito T, Zhang Z, Aithala P J,  Kumar GV, Jabir RA, Basu S, Li B, Moudgil V, Sham P, Samartzis D.  An International Multicenter Study Assessing the Role of Ethnicity on Variation of  Lumbar Facet Joint Orientation and the Occurrence of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis  in Asia Pacific: A Study from the AOSpine Asia Pacic Research Collaboration  Consortium. Global Spine J. 2016 Feb;6(1):35-45. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1555655. Epub  2015 Jul 16. 


77 Shetty AP, Aiyer SN, Kanna RM, Maheswaran A, Rajasekaran S. Pyogenic lumbar  spondylodiscitis treated with transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: safety and  outcomes. Int Orthop. 2016 Jun;40(6):1163-70. doi: 10.1007/s00264-015-3063-5.  


78. Gaike CV, Kanna RM, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. A rare cause of recalcitrant  coccydynia: benign dermoid cyst masquerading as coccygeal pain. Eur Spine J. 2016  May;25 Suppl 1:194-7. doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-4354-7. 


79. Rajasekaran S, Aiyer SN, Shetty AP, Kanna RM, Maheswaran A, Shetty JY.  Effectiveness of Riluzole as a pharmacotherapeutic treatment option for early cervical  myelopathy: a double-blinded, placebo-controlled randomised controlled trial. Eur  Spine J. 2016 Jun;25(6):1830-5. doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-4323-1. 


80. Venkatadass K, Balachander G, Rajasekaran S. Is prone position ideal for manipulation  & pinning of displaced pediatric extension type supracondylar fractures of humerus? -  A randomized control trial, J Pediatr Orthop 2015, Oct-Nov;35(7):672-6. 


81. Oner FC, Jacobs WC, Lehr AM, Sadiqi S, Post MW, Aarabi B, Chapman JR, Dvorak MF,  Fehlings MG, Kandziora F, Rajasekaran S,, Vaccaro AR. Toward the Development of a  Universal Outcome Instrument for Spine Trauma: A Systematic Review and Content  Comparison of Outcome Measures Used in Spine Trauma Research Using the ICF as  Reference. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Feb;41(4):358-67.  


82. Kanna RM, Gaike CV, Mahesh A, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. Multilevel non-contiguous  spinal injuries: incidence and patterns based on whole spine MRI. Eur Spine J. 2016  Apr;25(4):1163-9. doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-4209-2. 


83. Vaccaro AR, Koerner JD, Radcliff KE, Oner FC, Reinhold M, Schnake KJ, Kandziora F,  Fehlings MG, Dvorak MF, Aarabi B, Rajasekaran S,, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Vialle LR.  AOSpine subaxial cervical spine injury classification system. Eur Spine J. 2016  Jul;25(7):2173-84. doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-3831-33.  


84. Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Koerner JD, Dvorak MF, Kandziora F, Rajasekaran S, Aarabi B,  Vialle LR, Fehlings MG, Schroeder GD, Reinhold M, Schnake KJ, Bellabarba C, Cumhur  Öner F. Reliability analysis of the AOSpine thoracolumbar spine injury classification  system by a worldwide group of naïve spinal surgeons. Eur Spine J. 2016 Apr;25(4):1082-6. doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-3765-9.  


85. Aiyer S, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. Isolated dorsal column dysfunction due to an  intraspinal Osteolipoma- case report and review of literature. J Clin Orthop Trauma.  2016 Oct-Dec;7(Suppl 1):2-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2016.11.007. Epub 2016 Nov 29. 


86. Kanna RM, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S. Surgical Management of Pott's spine induced  kyphosis in elderly children and adults. Accepted in Current Orthopaedics (Proof  attached).  


87. Aiyer S., Shetty A., Kanna R., Rajasekaran S., Dumpa S. “Enterococcus faecalis Causing  Delayed Spondylodiscitis in a Case with Retained Intraspinal Bullet”( IN press with  Journal of Spine Surgery-Manuscript ID: JSS-16-145 


88. S. Rajasekaran, Said Sadiqi, Jorrit-Jan Verlaan, A. Mechteld Lehr, Marcel F. Dvorak,  Frank Kandziora, Klaus J. Schnake, Alexander R. Vaccaro, F. Cumhur Oner. Universal  disease-specific outcome instruments for spine trauma:a global perspective on relevant  parameters to evaluate clinical and functional outcomes of thoracic and lumbar spine  trauma patients. Eur Spine J, DOI 10.1007/s00586-016-4596-z, 2016. 


89. S. Rajasekaran, Alexander R. Vaccaro, Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Gregory D. Schroeder,  Frank Cumhur Oner, Luiz Vialle, Jens Chapman, Marcel Dvorak, Michael Fehlings, Ajoy  Prasad Shetty, Klaus Schnake, Anupama Maheshwaran, Frank Kandziora. The value of  CT and MRI in the classication and surgical decision-making among spine surgeons in  thoracolumbar spinal injuries. Eur Spine J, DOI 10.1007/s00586-016-4623-0, 2016. 


90. S. Rajasekaran, Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Rishi Mugesh Kanna1 Siddharth N. Aiyer, Anupama  Maheswaran, Janardhan Yerram Shetty. Effectiveness of Riluzole as a  pharmacotherapeutic treatment option for early cervical myelopathy: a double-blinded,  placebo-controlled randomised controlled trial. Eur Spine J, DOI 10.1007/s00586-015- 4323-1, 2015. 


91. Venkatadass K. Pink Pulseless hand – Evaluation and Decision making: Is there a  Consensus?, International Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics 2015 July-Sep;1(1):19-22. 



92. S Rajasekaran, Gregory D. Schroeder, Christopher K. Kepler, John D. Koerner, F.  Cumhur Oner, Michael G. Fehlings, Bizhan Aarabi, Klaus J. Schnake, Frank  Kandziora7 Luiz R. Vialle8 Alexander R. Vaccaro1 Can a Thoracolumbar Injury  Severity Score Be Uniformly Applied from T1 to L5 or Are Modications Necessary?  Global Spine J 2015;5:339–345. 


93. Vibhu Krishnan Viswanathan, Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty S  Rajasekaran,. Acute  accid paraparesis (cauda equina syndrome) in a patient with  Bardet–Biedl syndrome: An illustrative case and literature review. IJOrtho_478_15R8. 


94. Alexander R. Vaccaro, John D. Koerner, Kris E. Radcliff, F. Cumhur Oner, Maximilian  Reinhold, Klaus J. Schnake, Frank Kandziora, Michael G. Fehlings, Marcel F. Dvorak,  Bizhan Aarabi, S.Rajasekaran, Gregory D. Schroeder, Christopher K. Kepler, Luiz R.  Vialle. AOSpine subaxial cervical spine injury classication system. Eur Spine J, DOI:  10.1007/s00586-015-3831-3, 2015. 


95. F. Cumhur Oner, Said Sadiqi A, Mechteld Lehr, Bizhan Aarabi, Robert N. Dunn,  Marcel F. Dvorak, Michael G. Fehlings, Frank Kandziora, Marcel W. Post, S.  Rajasekaran, Luiz Vialle, Alexander R. Vaccaro. Toward developing a Specic  Outcome Instrument for Spine Trauma, An Empirical Cross-sectional Multicenter  ICF-Based study by AOSpine Knowledge Forum Trauma. SPINE Vol 40, Number 17,  pp 1371-1379, 2015. 


96. S Rajasekaran , Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Natesan Senthil, Muthuraja Raveendran, Veera  Ranjani, Kenneth MC Cheung, Danny Chan. Genetic susceptibility of lumbar  degenerative disc disease in young Indian adults. ESJ 2015,, Vol 24, No.9. DOI  10.1007/s00586-014-3687-y  


97. Gregory D. Schroeder, MD, Christopher K. Kepler, MD, MBA, John D. Koerner, MD,  Jens R. Chapman, MD, Carlo Bellabarba, MD, F. Cumhur Oner, MD, PhD, Max  Reinhold, MD, Marcel Dvorak, MD, Bizhan Aarabi, MD, Luiz Vialle, MD, PhD,  Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, S.Rajasekaran, MD, Frank Kandziora, MD, PhD, Klaus  J. Schnake, MD, and Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD. Is there a regional difference in  morphology interpretation of A3/A4 fractures among different cultures?. Journal of  Neurosurgery: SPINE, DOI: 10.3171/2015.4.SPINE1584, 2015.  


98. F. Cumhur Oner, Said Sadiqi A, Mechteld Lehr, Marcel F. Dvorak, Bizhan Aarabi, Jens  R Chapman, Michael G Fehlings, Frank Kandziora, S. Rajasekaran, Alexander R.  Vaccaro. Towards the development of an outcome instrument for spinal trauma,  SPINE Vol 40, Number 2, pp E91-E96, 2015.  


99. S Rajasekaran, AP Shetty, TB Spine – Current Aspects on Clinical Presentation,  Diagnosis and Management Option, Seminars in Spine Surgery, UNDER PRINT  


100. S Rajasekaran, Arun Kamal, Chandra Mohan, Devendra Agraharam, Ramesh Perumal,  Dheenadhayalan Jeyaramulu. Successful Re-implantation of Extruded Long bone  Segments in Open fractures of Lower limb - Report of 3 cases, Injury. 2015  Jul;46(7):1389-92. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2015.04.006. Epub 2015 Apr 20. 



Textbook Chapters 


1. S Rajasekaran, Neurological Decit after spinal osteotomy, Pg 253-260 - Spinal  Osteotomy by Yan Wang, Oheneba Boachie, Lawrence Lenke, 2015  


2. S Rajasekaran, Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty. Evidence Based Medicine.  AO Spine textbook on Research, Thieme publishers, 2015. 


3. Rishi M Kanna, S Rajasekaran, Ajoy Prasad Shetty. The Cervical Spine – Turek’s  Textbook of Orthopaedics, Wolters Kluwer publishers. 2016. 


4. S Rajasekaran, Rishi M Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty. Thoracolumbar Sacral Fractures.  Texbook on Musculoskeletal Trauma in the Elderly. 1st Edition, Taylor and Francis  publishers, 2016.  


5. Rishi M Kanna, S Rajasekaran, Ajoy Prasad Shetty. Back pain in Spinal infections – AO  Spine Master Series on Spinal Infections, Thieme publishers, 2016. 


6. S Rajasekaran, Rishi M Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty. Pediatric Spinal infections. The  Growing Spine – 2nd Edition. Springer 2016. 


7. S Rajasekaran, Rishi M Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty. Granulomatous infections of the  Spine. Chapman’s text of Orthopaedic surgery. Jaypee Publications 2016.


8. S Rajasekaran, Rishi M Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty. Spinal tuberculosis. Textbook of  Spine Surgery. Ed: Brian Su. Jaypee Publications 2016. 


9. S Rajasekaran, Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty. Geriatric Thoracolumbar and  Sacral Fractures. Musculoskeletal Trauma in the Elderly, 1st edition, CRC Press, 2016.


10. Venkatadass K & Taral Nagda. Angular and torsional deformities in children,  Algorithms in Paediatrics (Jaypee), 


11. Venktadass K & Harish Hosalkar. Perthes disease, Textbook of Paediatrics for Post graduates, 2nd edn. Authors –Section editor – Dr Harish Hosalkar, Editor-in-chief –  Dr Piyush Gupta. 


12. Venktadass K & Harish Hosalkar. DDH, Textbook of Paediatrics for Post-graduates,  2nd edn. Authors –Section editor – Dr Harish Hosalkar, Editor-in-chief – Dr Piyush  Gupta. 


13. Rajasekaran S, Rishi M Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty. Pediatric Spinal Infections.  AOSpine Master Series, Volume 10: Thieme, New York, 2018, pp 101-111


14. Rishi M Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty. Rajasekaran S. Spinal Tuberculosis : Pathogenesis,  Clinical Features, and Investigations. AOSpine Master Series, Volume 10: Thieme,  New York, 2018, pp 63-74 


15. Ajoy Prasad Shetty., Rishi M Kanna, Rajasekaran S. Surgical Management of Spinal  Tuberculosis. AOSpine Master Series, Volume 10: Thieme, New York, 2018, pp 88-100


16. Ajoy Shetty, Rajasekaran S, Rishi Mugesh Kanna. Spinal Tuberculosis. The Spine.  Principles & Practice. 2018 Vol Two. Update Publisher.  


17. S Rajasekaran, Siddharth Aiyer, Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty. High grade  Spondylolisthesis: Pediatric and Adult. ISSLS Textbook of Spine Surgery, 2018. Ed.  Hart R, Luk K, Gunzberg R. Under print. 


18. Ajoy Prasad Shetty, S Rajasekaran. Spinal Navigation. ISSLS Textbook of Spine  Surgery, 2018. Ed. Hart R, Luk K, Gunzberg R. Under print. 


19. S Rajasekaran. Setting up a spine care teaching institute in Coimbatore. ISSLS  Textbook of Spine Surgery, 2018. Ed. Hart R, Luk K, Gunzberg R. Under print.


20. Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty, S Rajasekaran. Tuberculosis Spondylitis.  ISSLS Textbook of Spine Surgery 2018. Ed. Hart R, Luk K, Gunzberg R. Under print.