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CURRICULUM VITAE

John G. Thometz MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Corporate Center
999 N 92 St
Milwaukee, WI 53226

CITIZENSHIP:  USA

EDUCATION:
1971 - 1973 B.S.M., Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
1973 - 1974 Loyola University, Rome, Italy
1974 - 1978 M.D., Northwestern Medical School, Chicago, Illinois
1978 Surgical Scholarship, Addenbrooke Hospital, Cambridge, England

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
1978 - 1979 Intern - General Surgery, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
1979 - 1980 Resident, Surgery, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
1980 - 1984 Resident - Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
1984 - 1985 Postgraduate Fellow in Pediatric Orthopaedics, Harvard University, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
1985 - 1992 Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1992 - 2000 Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1996 - 2000 Post Graduate Class 2000 Advisor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2000 - Present Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2000 Adjunct Professor, Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Engineering Center (OREC), Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
1991 - Present Medical Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1991 - Present Medical Director, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1991 - Present Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
1985 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53201,

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
1987
2018
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
10/31/2013
 
AWARDS AND HONORS:
1988 Teacher of the Year, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
2000 Teacher of the Year, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
2010 Louis A Goldstein Award-Best Clinical Poster Presentation; 2010 Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting
2011 Best Doctors in America
2012 Best Doctors in America
2013 Best Doctors in America

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
1986 American Medical Association
1986 Wisconsin State Medical Society
1986 Medical Society of Milwaukee County
1986 Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society
1987 American Academy of Cerebral Palsy
1987 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
1989 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Fellow
1989 Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
1991 Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
1994 Academic Orthopaedic Society
1995 Scoliosis Research Society
1996 Soceite Internationale de Chirugie Orthopedique et de Traumatologie
1996 Milwaukee Pediatric Society
2003 American Orthopaedic Association 2003

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
1993 - 2002 Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
1996 - 2002 American Journal of Orthopaedics
2010 - Present Spine Journal
2011 - Present Orthopaedic Knowledge Online

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
1989 Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
1998 Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, representing State of Wisconsin
2000 - 2001 By-Laws Committee, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
2008 - 2011 Nonoperative Management Committee, Scoliosis Research Society
2011 - 2014 Program Committee, Scoliosis Research Society
2013 - 2017 Growing Spine Committee, Scoliosis Research Society

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
3D Fluoroscopy and Pressure Validated Orthotics in the Application of Pediatric Flatfoot
Source:
Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on technologies for Children with Orthopedic Disabilities, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (H133E100007)
Role:
Investigator for D4
PI:
Dr. Harris
Dates:
10/1/2010 - 9/30/2015
Direct Funds:
$4,500,000
 
Title:
Effect of Torque on Aymmetric Remodeling of the Vertebral Growth Plate
Source:
Scoliosis Research Society
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
10/1/2013 - 9/30/2015
Direct Funds:
$3,000
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Identification of Genetic Risk Factors and Disease Modifiers in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Source:
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Role:
Investigator
Dates:
2/1/2009 - 1/30/2011
Direct Funds:
$2,000
 
Prior
Peer Review
Source:
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF)
Dates:
2004
Direct Funds:
$150,000
 
Title:
Development of Dynamic Pedorthosis for Improving Clubfoot Correction
Source:
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation
Dates:
2006
Direct Funds:
$450,000
 
Title:
Clinical Reliability and Validity of a Foot Model-Assessing efficacy and functional outcome with orthotic intervention in children with CP
Source:
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation
Dates:
2006
Direct Funds:
$450,000
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Quantec Spinal Measuring System
Source:
Variety Club of Wisconsin
Dates:
1996
Direct Funds:
$50,000 (for purchase)
 
Title:
Emed Platform Measuring System
Source:
Variety Club of Wisconsin
Dates:
1998
Direct Funds:
$50,000 (for purchase)
 
Title:
Kinematic and Kinetic Analysis of the Lower Extremity During Walking
Source:
Variety Club Children's Foundation of Wisconsin
Dates:
2001
Direct Funds:
$100,000 (for purchase)
 
Title:
A Novel Flexible Spinal System for Modulation of Spinal Growth in Goats
Source:
EBI Biomedical System Research
Dates:
2003
Direct Funds:
$30,000
 
Title:
Functional Magnetic Resonance Image Before and After CIMT in Children with Hemiplegic CP
Source:
United Cerebral Palsy Research and Education Foundation
Dates:
2003
Direct Funds:
$84,894
 
Title:
New EMED Pressure System Software Analysis
Source:
Children's Hospital of WI
Dates:
2005
Direct Funds:
$25,900
 
Title:
Functional Evaluation of Pediatric Foot Deformity-Clubfoot
Source:
Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (NIDRR)
Dates:
2005
 
Title:
Development of Dynamic Pedorthosisas Community-based Rehabilitation for an Improvement of Clubfoot Correction
Source:
Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (NIDRR)
Dates:
2005
 
Title:
Finite Element Analysis for the Novel Spinal Device in Pig Spine
Source:
Intramural Pediatric Orthopaedic Grant
Dates:
2005
Direct Funds:
$2,500
 
Title:
Accuracy and Prediction of Functional Scoliosis Classification System Based Upon Quantec
Source:
Intramural Orthopaedic Grant
Dates:
2005
Direct Funds:
$1,640
 
Title:
Development of Zebrafish (Danio rerio) as a natural model system for studying scoliosis-Phase I
Source:
Orthopaedic Surgery Department, MCW
Dates:
2008
Direct Funds:
$10,000
 
INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
1. Thometz JG: School Screening and Scoliosis. Milwaukee Public School Nurses, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9/1985
2. Thometz JG: Torsional Deformities of the Lower Extremities. Presented at Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 10/1985
3. Thometz JG: Pediatric Orthopaedic Emergencies. Presented at E.R. Grand Rounds - Froedtert, 3/1986
4. Thometz JG: Idiopathic Scoliosis. Symposium for Pediatric Residents, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 8/1986
5. Thometz JG: Pediatric Sports Medicine. Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/1986
6. Thometz JG: Examination of the Knee. Presented to the Milwaukee County School Screening Nurses, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 5/1987
7. Thometz JG: Common Orthopaedic Problems of the Young Child. Milwaukee School Screening Nurses, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 6/1987
8. Children's Hospital Symposium for Parents of Children with Spina Bifida, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 6/1987
9. Thometz JG: Neonatal Orthopaedic Problems. Presented to the Neonatal ICU Physicians - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 7/1987
10. Thometz JG: Aspect of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Symposium on Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician. St. Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 7/1987
11. Thometz JG: Orthopaedic Aspects of Muscular Dystrophy. Curative Rehabilitation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 3/1988
12. Thometz JG: Pelvic Osteotomies for Acetabular Dysplasia. Grand Rounds, St. Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 4/1988
13. Thometz JG: Pitfalls in Evaluation of the Pediatric Hip. Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 6/1988
14. Thometz JG: The Pre-Participation Sports Physical Examination. Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 8/1988
15. Thometz JG: Introduction to Common Problems in Pediatric Orthopaedics. Junior Medical Students, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/1988
16. Thometz JG: Pediatric Orthopaedic Diagnoses. Nursing Grand Rounds, St. Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/1988
17. Thometz, JG: Common Pediatric Foot Deformities. Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/1989
18. Thometz JG: Idiopathic Scoliosis, Assessment and Treatment. Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 4/1990
19. Walter P. Blount Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Fontana, Wisconsin, 10/1991
20. Current Concepts in the Care of Children with Myelomeningocele Symposium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/1992
21. Current Concepts in the Care of Children with Myelomeningocele Symposium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1/1994
22. Thometz JG: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Nurses Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 3/1994
23. Walter P. Blount Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 4/1994
24. Spina Bifida Symposium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 4/1996
25. Walter P. Blount Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium - Current Concepts on Pediatric Fracture Treatment, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 4/1997
26. Thometz JG: Spine in Sports Panel Member. Wisconsin Back Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 5/1997
27. Thometz JG: Spine and the Young Athlete. Wisconsin Back Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 5/1997
28. Thometz JG: Foot Abnormalities in the Young Child. National Pedorthics Review Course, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 8/1997
29. The Child's Hip Symposium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/1997
30. Walter P. Blount Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 5/1998
31. Thometz JG: Back Injuries. Pediatric Sports Conference: Issues and Controversies. Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9/1998
32. Thometz JG: Scoliosis and Bracing. Midwest Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists annual meeting, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, 6/1999
33. Thometz JG: New advances in the assessment and treatment of patients with scoliosis. The Aching Back Symposium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/1999
34. The Aching Back Symposium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/1999
35. Thometz JG: Spondylolisthesis. The Aching Back Symposium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/1999
36. Thometz JG: Spinal disorders in children. Pediatric Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9/2000
37. Thometz JG: Deformity and instability in the pediatric cervical spine. 10th Annual Spine Symposium, Advances in Cervical spine Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2/2001
38. Scoliosis Symposium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 5/2002
39. Thomtez JG: Recent Developments in the Management of Childhood Scoliosis. 13th Annual Spine Symposium, Medical College of Wisconsin at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 3/2003
40. Clinical Gait Analysis in Children with LE Deformities. Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery. Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1/2008
41. NIDRR funded annual meeting for the development of dynamic pedorthosis for clubfoot; Preliminary results, progress and functional outcome. Country Inn and Suites, Brookfield, Wisconsin, 10/2008
42. NIDRR funded annual meeting for the development of dynamic pedorthosis for clubfoot. A short-term results and compliance with the use new dynamic pedorthosis. Harmony Inn, Greendale, Wisconsin, 9/2009
43. Combined NIDRR funded annual meeting for the development of dynamic pedorthosis for clubfoot and for clinical rehabilitee and validity of a foot model; Summary and Prediction. Children's Hospital of WI, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/2010
44. Scoliosis; Natural History and Management. Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/2010
45. Mini Spine Symposium, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 5/2011
 
Regional
1. Thometz JG: Progression of Scoliosis in Adult Institutionalized Patients with Cerebral Palsy. Milwaukee Orthopaedic Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/1985
2. Thometz JG: Orthopaedic Management of Spina Bifida. Curative Rehabilitation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 4/1986
3. Thometz JG: Torsional and Angular Deformities in Children. Family Health Plan Annual Symposium for Primary Care Physicians, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 5/1986
4. Thometz JG: Orthopaedic Management of the Child with Spina Bifida. The Children's Hospital Symposium for Parents of Children with Spina Bifida, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 6/1987
5. Thometz JG: Results of Treatment of Congenital Dislocation of the Hip (Ages 6 months to 2 years). (Critique) Northwestern University Alumnae Day, Chicago, Illinois, 5/1988
6. Thometz JG: A New Method for Treating Pediatric Supracondylar Fractures of the Humerus. Northwestern University Alumnae Day, Chicago, Illinois, 5/1988
7. Thometz JG: Pediatric Orthopaedics for Physicians Assistants. State Meeting, Wisconsin Orthopaedic Physicians Assistants, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9/1988
8. Thometz JG: Common Lower Extremity Problems in Children. Wisconsin Family Physicians, 10/1988
9. Thometz JG: Pinning of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures Using Direction Visual Techniques. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Kohler, Wisconsin, 11/1988
10. Thometz JG: The Complete Pericapsular Pelvic Osteotomy. A New Method for Correction of Acetabular Dysplasia. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Kohler, Wisconsin, 11/1988
11. Thometz JG: Neuromuscular Scoliosis. Blount-Schmidt Spinal Symposium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9/1989
12. Thometz JG: Management of Acetabular Dysplasia. Midwest Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Door County, Wisconsin, 10/1989
13. Thometz JG: Femoral Neck Fractures in Children. Midwest Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Door County, Wisconsin, 10/1989
14. Thometz JG: Torsional Abnormalities in Children. Midwest Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Door County, Wisconsin, 10/1989
15. Thometz JG: What's New in Pediatric Orthopaedics? Alumni Meeting for Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/1989
16. Thometz JG: Common Back Problems in Children. State Medical Society, 4/1990
17. Thometz JG: Percutaneous Single Pin Fixation of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Kohler, Wisconsin, 5/1990
18. Thometz JG: Lower Extremity Trauma and Its Complications. Orthopaedic Physicians Assistants Convention, Davenport, Iowa, 7/1990
19. Thometz JG: Fractures in Children. Wisconsin Association of Orthopaedic Technologists, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9/1990
20. Thometz JG: Complete Correction of Talipes Equinovarus Through the Lateral Approach. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, 11/1990
21. Thometz JG (Visiting Professor): Upper Extremity Surgery in Cerebral Palsy. Visiting Professor, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin, 1/1991
22. Thometz JG (Visiting Professor): The Dislocated Hip in Cerebral Palsy. Visiting Professor, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin, 1/1991
23. Thometz JG (Visiting Professor): Scoliosis and Cerebral Palsy. Visiting Professor, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin, 1/1991
24. Thometz JG: Sports Injuries in Children. Wisconsin State Medical Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 4/1991
25. Thometz JG: Kawamura Dome Pelvic Osteotomy. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Kohler, Wisconsin, 5/1991
26. Thometz JG: Orthopaedic Infections in Children. Infection in Orthopaedics Workshop, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9/1991
27. Thometz JG: Percutaneous Pin Fixation of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures. Walter P. Blount Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Fontana, Wisconsin, 10/1991
28. Thometz JG: Femoral Neck Fractures: Classification and Treatment. Walter P. Blount Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Fontana, Wisconsin, 10/1991
29. Thometz JG: Technique: Single Pin Percutaneous Fixation. Walter P. Blount Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Fontana, Wisconsin, 10/1991
30. Thometz JG: Percutaneous Reduction of Radial Neck Fractures. Walter P. Blount Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Fontana, Wisconsin, 10/1991
31. Thometz JG: The Natural History of Scoliosis and the Natural History of the Dislocated Hip in Cerebral Palsy. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/1991
32. Thometz JG: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Diagnosis and Management. Wisconsin State Medical Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 4/1992
33. Thometz JG: Osteochondritis Dissecans. Sports Medicine Symposium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 4/1992
34. Thometz JG: Motion Analysis in Spina Bifida Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Pewaukee, Wisconsin, 11/1992
35. Thometz JG: Office Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician. Common Problems in Pediatrics program, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/1992
36. Thometz JG: Motion Analysis in Myelomeningocele. Current Concepts in the Care of Children with Myelomeningocele Symposium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/1992
37. Thometz JG: Motion Analysis in Myelomeningocele. Marquette Medical Alumni Association Meeting, Orlando, Florida, 3/1993
38. Thometz JG: One Stage A/P Fusion for Scoliosis, Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Pewaukee, Wisconsin, 11/1993
39. Thometz JG: Common Foot Deformities, Current Concepts in the Care of Children with Myelomeningocele Symposium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1/1994
40. Thometz JG: Brace Management of Idiopathic Scoliosis. Walter P. Blount Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 4/1994
41. Thometz JG: Unusual Presentations of Pediatric Bone and Joint Infection. Walter P. Blount Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 4/1994
42. Thometz JG: Legg-Perthes: When to Treat. Walter P. Blount Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 4/1994
43. Thometz JG: Common Pediatric Orthopaedic Problems in Primary Care. Tenth Annual Family Symposium, Pewaukee Wisconsin, 9/1994
44. Thometz JG: The Pathoanatomy of Congenital Vertical Talus as Shown by Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Pewaukee, Wisconsin, 11/1994
45. Thometz JG: Management of Torsional Deformities in the Lower Extremity in Children. Family Practice Lecture, Combined lecture series between St. Mary's and Columbia Hospitals, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/1994
46. Thometz JG: The "Strained" Back. Sports Injuries in Children symposium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 5/1995
47. Thometz JG: Reproducibility of Radiographic Measurements for Talipes Equinovarus. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Kohler, Wisconsin, 5/1995
48. Thometz JG: Clubfoot Surgery in Spina Bifida. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Kohler, Wisconsin, 5/1995
49. Thometz JG: Spina Bifida. MCW Motion Analysis Course, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 6/1995
50. Thometz JG: Management of Congenital Foot Anomalies. Pediatric Grand Rounds meeting, St. Luke's Hospital, Racine, Wisconsin, 8/1995
51. Thometz JG: Use of the Miami-Moss Instrumentation System for Treatment of Scoliotic Deformities: A Report of the First Fifty Cases. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Kohler, Wisconsin, 5/1996
52. Thometz JG: Spina Bifida (Myelomeningocele). Medical College of Wisconsin Gait Course, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9/1996
53. Thometz JG: Evaluation and Treatment of Paralytic Scoliosis. Spine Symposium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 11/1996
54. Thometz JG: Radial Neck Fractures. Blount Symposium - Current Concepts on Pediatric Fracture Treatment, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 4/1997
55. Thometz JG: Supracondylar Humerus Fractures. Blount Symposium - Current Concepts on Pediatric Fracture Treatment, Children' s Hospital of Wisconsin, 4/1997
56. Thometz JG: Ankle Fractures. Blount Symposium - Current Concepts on Pediatric Fracture Treatment, Children' s Hospital of Wisconsin, 4/1997
57. Thometz JG: Hip Fractures. Walter P. Blount Symposium - Current Concepts on Pediatric Fracture Treatment, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 4/1997
58. Thometz JG: Foot Abnormalities in the Newborn. Partners in Pediatrics, Gurnee, Illinois, 4/1997
59. Thometz JG: The Routine Use of Thoracoplasty as an Aid in Cosmetic Correction of Scoliosis. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society meeting, Kohler, Wisconsin, 5/1997
60. Thometz JG: Late Presentation of the Dislocated Hip: Postnatal Dislocation. The Child's Hip symposium at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, J. Thometz, course chair, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/1997
61. Thometz JG: Perthes Disease: Current Concepts on Etiology and Treatment. The Child's Hip symposium at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (J. Thometz, course chair) Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/1997
62. Thometz JG: Three-dimensional Analysis of the Scoliotic Spine with Quantec Spinal System. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society meeting, Kohler, Wisconsin, 5/1998
63. Thometz JG: Spinal Disorders in Children. Grand Rounds, Provena Saint Therese Medical Center, Waukegan, Illinois, 11/2000
64. Thometz JG: Third World Pediatric Orthopaedics. Visiting Professor Lectureship, University of Wisconsin, Madison Department of Orthopaedics, Madison, Wisconsin, 11/2000
65. Thometz JG: Common Spinal Disorders in Children, Grand Rounds, All Saints Healthcare System, Inc., St. Luke's Hospital, Racine, Wisconsin, 4/2001
 
National
1. Thometz JG: Long-Term Results of Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Transfer. American Academy of Pediatrics, Chicago, Illinois, 9/1984
2. Thometz JG: A Combined Pelvic Osteotomy for Acetabular Dysplasia. American Academy of Pediatrics, Chicago, Illinois, 9/1984
3. Thometz JG: Long-Term Results of Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Transfer. American Academy of Cerebral Palsy, Washington, DC, 10/1984
4. Thometz JG: Comparison of Sublaminar and Spinous Process Wiring Techniques in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Scoliosis Research Society, Coronado, California, 9/1985 - 1/1985
5. Thometz JG: Gait Analysis of Medial Hamstring Lengthening in Cerebral Palsy. American Academy of Cerebral Palsy, Seattle, Washington, 10/1985
6. Thometz JG, Emans J: A Comparison Between Harrington Distraction Rods Combined with Spinous Process Wiring and Harrington Distraction Rods Combined with Sublaminar Wiring in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Pedi, Boston, Massachusetts, 5/1986
7. Thometz JG, Emans J: A Comparison Between Harrington Distraction Rods Combined with Spinous Process Wiring and Harrington Distraction Rods Combined with Sublaminar Wiring in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Amer, Washington, DC, 10/1986
8. Thometz JG, Simon S, Griffin P: Gait Analysis of Medial Hamstring Lengthenings in Cerebral Palsy. American Academy of Pediatrics, Washington, DC, 10/1986
9. Thometz JG, Simon S, Griffin P: Natural History of Scoliosis in Institutionalized Patients with Cerebral Palsy. The American Academy of Cerebral Palsy, 10/1987
10. Thometz JG: Poster Exhibit - Calcaneocuboid Subluxation in Talipes Equinovarus. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. New Orleans, Louisiana, 2/1990
11. Thometz JG: Calcaneocuboid Deformity in Talipes Equinovarus. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, San Francisco, California, 5/1990
12. Thometz JG: Moderator, Surgical Techniques in Talipes Equinovarus. First International Congress on Clubfeet, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9/1990
13. Thometz JG: Calcaneocuboid Deformity in Talipes Equinovarus. First International Congress on Clubfeet, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9/1990
14. Thometz JG: In-toeing and Out-toeing. Foot and Ankle Society Regional Review Course, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/1990
15. Thometz JG: The Cavus Foot. Foot and Ankle Society Regional Review Course, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/1990
16. Thometz JG: Poster Exhibit - Complete Correction of Talipes Equinovarus Through the Lateral Approach. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Boston, Massachusetts, 10/1990
17. Thometz JG: The Unstable Hip in Patients with Cerebral Palsy and Scoliosis. American Academy of Pediatrics, Boston, Massachusetts, 10/1990
18. Thometz JG: Complete Correction of Talipes Equinovarus From the Lateral Approach. Videotape, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Anaheim, California, 3/1991
19. Thometz JG: Scientific Exhibit - Complete Correction of Talipes Equinovarus From the Lateral Approach. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Anaheim, California, 3/1991
20. Thometz JG: Gait Analysis, Foot and Ankle Review Course. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, 4/1991
21. Thometz JG: Videotape Interview with Dr. Walter Blount for Pioneer Award. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Dallas, Texas, 5/1991
22. Thometz JG: Complete Correction of Talipes Equinovarus From the Lateral Approach. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Dallas, Texas, 5/1991
23. Thometz JG: Technique for Direct Radiographic Visualization During Closed Pinning of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures in Children. (Poster Exhibit). Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Seattle, Washington, 10/1991
24. Thometz JG, Setlock M: Anaphylaxis in Myelodysplasia Patients Related to Latex Allergy. American Academy of Pediatrics, New Orleans, Louisiana, 10/1991
25. Thometz JG: Kawamura Pelvic Osteotomy with Simultaneous Trochanteric Transfer. American Academy of Pediatrics, New Orleans, Louisiana, 10/1991
26. Thometz JG, Setlock M: Scientific Exhibit - Anaphylaxis in Myelodysplasia Patients Related to Latex Allergy. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Washington, DC, 2/1992
27. Thometz JG: Kawamura Pelvic Osteotomy with Simultaneous Trochanteric Transfer. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, 5/1992
28. Thometz JG: An H: Comparison Between Standing Active Side Bend Scoliosis Films with Forced Supine Side Bend Films (Poster). Scoliosis Research Society, Kansas City, Kansas, 9/1992
29. Thometz JG: Percutaneous Pinning for Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. American Academy of Pediatrics, San Francisco, California, 10/1992
30. Thometz JG: Percutaneous Reduction of Radial Neck Fractures. American Academy of Pediatrics, San Francisco, California, 10/1992
31. Thometz JG: Scientific Exhibit - Kawamura Pelvic Osteotomy with Simultaneous Trochanteric Transfer. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, California, 2/1993
32. Thometz JG: Kawamura Pelvic Osteotomy with Simultaneous Trochanteric Transfer. Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Hilton Head, South Carolina, 4/1993
33. Thometz JG: The Complete Release of the Subtalar, Talonavicular, and Calcaneocuboid Joints in the Surgical Correction of Talipes Equinovarus in Myelomeningocele. American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, 10/1993
34. Thometz JG: Scientific Exhibit - The Complete Release of the Subtalar, Talonavicular, and Calcaneocuboid Joints in the Surgical Correction of Talipes Equinovarus in Myelomeningocele. American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, 10/1993
35. Thometz JG, Chusid M: Poster Exhibit - Report of Tolerant Staphylococcus Aureus Hip Infection. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Memphis, Tennessee, 5/1994
36. Thometz JG, Gabriel S: Pathoanatomy of Congenital Vertical Talus Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Memphis, Tennessee, 5/1994
37. Thometz JG: Traumatic Growth Plate Injuries. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals - One-Day Course, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 7/1994
38. Thometz JG: Scoliosis - Assessment and Treatment. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 7/1994
39. Thometz JG: Poster Exhibit - Traumatic Growth Plate Injuries. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals - One-Day Course, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 7/1994
40. Thometz JG: The Complete Release of the Subtalar, Talonavicular, and Calcaneocuboid Joints in the Surgical Correction of Talipes Equinovarus. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Miami, Florida, 5/1995
41. Thometz JG, Sathoff L: EMG Evaluation in Patients with Clubfeet. Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, 4/1997
42. Thometz JG: Poster Exhibit - Routine Use of Thoracoplasty with Fusions for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Scoliosis Research Society, St. Louis, Missouri, 9/1997
43. Thometz JG: Instructional Course Lectures - The Child's Foot. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana, 3/1998
44. Thometz JG, Sathoff L: Poster Exhibit - EMG Evaluation in Patients with Clubfoot. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana, 3/1998
45. Thometz JG, Liu XC: Correlation of the Quantec measurement with Cobb angle in patients with idiopathic scoliosis. Workshop on Surface Topography, Kansas City, 4/1998
46. Lyon RM, Thometz JG, Harris GF: Poster Exhibit - Kinematic and Kinetic Evaluation of the Ankle Joint Before and After Achilles-Tendon Lengthening in Patients with Spastic Diplegia. North American Society of Gait and Clin, California, 4/1998
47. Thometz JG, Liu XC: Comparison of the posterior trunk asymmetry index between normal and patients with idiopathic scoliosis. Workshop on Surface Topography, Kansas City, 4/1998
48. Thometz JG, Liu XC: Accuracy and Reproducibility in Three-Dimensional Measurement of the Back Shape by the Quantec Image System in the Normal Subjects (Poster). Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Cleveland, Ohio, 5/1998
49. Thometz JG, Liu XC: Three-dimensional Analysis of the Scoliotic Spine with Quantec Spinal System. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society, Kohler, Wisconsin, 5/1998
50. Thometz JG, Liu XC: Poster Session (with talk) - Axial Rotation in Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Comparison of the Perdriolle, Scoliometer, and the Quantec Spinal Image System. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities meeting, Burlington, Vermont, 6/1998
51. Thometz JG, Liu XC: Functional Classification of Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis Assessed by the Quantec System: A Discriminate Functional Analysis to Determine the Patient Groups. International Research Soc, Burlington, Vermont, 6/1998
52. Thometz JG, Liu XC: Correlation of the Quantec Measurement with the Cobb Angle in Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Florida, 5/1999
53. Thometz JG, Liu XC: A Retrospective Long-term Study on Dynamic Plantar Pressure in the Treated Clubfoot. American Academy of Pediatrics, Washington DC, 10/1999
54. Thometz JG, Liu XC, Manz R: Reproducibility of Radiographic Measurements in the Assessment of Talipes Equinovarus. Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Scottsdale, AZ, 4/2000
55. Thometz JG: Moderator SICOT 3rd International Clubfoot Congress, San Diego, CA, 8/2002
56. Thometz JG, Liu XC, Reinenck J, Lyon R, and Tassone C. Changes of three-dimensional back contour following posterior fusion for idiopathic scoliosis. American Academy of Pediatrics, 2006
57. R.Rizza, XC.Liu, J.Thometz, R. Lyon, S. Kamara, C.Tassone, and G. Harris. Simulation of Dynamic Pedorthosis Using Computer Modeling in the Treatment of Clubfoot. The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North American (RESNA), Washington, DC, Arlington, VA, 6/26/2008 - 6/30/2008
58. Thometz J and Liu XC. Effects of a Growth Modulation Device on the Immature Goat Spine. John H. Moe Award Nominee for Best Basic Science Presentation.43rd SRS, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 9/10/2008 - 9/13/2008
59. XC.Liu, R.Rizza, J.Thometz, R.Lyon, C.Tassone, and G.Harris. A Newly Designed Dynamic Pedorthosis for Patients with Clubfoot. 55th Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), Las Vegas, NV, 2/22/2009 - 2/25/2009
60. Liu XC, Thometz J, Lyon R, Tassone C, and Mckillip J. Long-term follow-up surgical impact using 7-segment foot model. 55th Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), Las Vegas, NV, 2/22/2009 - 2/25/2009
61. XC.Liu, R.Rizza, J.Thometz, R.Lyon, C.Tassone, and G.Harris. A Newly Designed Dynamic Pedorthosis for Patients with Clubfoot. 14th GCMAS, Denver, CO, 3/11/2009 - 3/14/2009
62. XC.Liu, J.Thometz, R.Lyon, C.Tassone, and J.McKillip. Long-term follow-up surgicalimpact using 7-segment foot model. 14th GCMAS, Denver, CO, 3/11/2009 - 3/14/2009
63. Rizza, R., X.-C. Liu, M. Mahinfalah, Y. Wang, J. Thometz, R. Lyon and C. Tassone. An In-Vitro Experiment To Study Sustained Torque On The Spine. Presented at the 2009 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA, 6/17/2009 - 6/21/2009
64. Thometz J, Liu XC, Lyon R, Tassone C, Mckillip J, and Tarima S..Long-Term Follow-up in Children with Clubfoot Using Clubfoot Functional Score. American Academy of Pediatrics, 10/16/2009 - 10/20/2009
65. F Klingbeil, XC Liu, C Tassone, R Lyon, and J Thometz. Impact of the Ankle-Foot Orthoses on 3D ankle joint Rotation in Children with Spastic CP. AAPMR, Austin, TX, 10/22/2009 - 10/25/2009
66. Rizza, R., X.C. Liu, J. Thometz, R. Lyon, and C. Tassone. Effect of Torque on Spinal Growth Asymmetry. Presented at Third International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials & Tissues, Clearwater Beach, Florida, 12/13/2009 - 12/17/2009
67. Rizza, R.; Liu, X.C.; Thometz, J.; R. Lyon: Tassone, C.; Harris, G. Effectiveness of a New Dynamic Pedorthosis with Wedge on the Clubfoot. 56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, 3/6/2010 - 3/9/2010
68. XC. Liu, D. Embrey, R. Lyon, C. Tassone, F. Klingbeil, BA. Brandsma, C. Marquez, S.Tarima, J.Thometz, and E.Dabrowski. Does the Anatomical Foot and Ankle Motion Really Change Following Orthotic Intervention in Children with Spastic CP? GCMAS Combined EMACS, Miami, Florida, 5/12/2010 - 5/15/2010
69. Marquez-Barrientos C., Liu, X.C., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tarima, S., and Verber M. Comparison of Six-Segment-Foot Movements between MRI and Motion System in TD Children. GCMAS Combined EMACS, Miami, Florida, 5/12/2010 - 5/15/2010
70. Liu, X.C., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Tarima, S. Effect of Novel CAD Designed Pedorthosis for Children with Clubfoot. GCMAS Combined EMACS, Miami, Florida, 5/12/2010 - 5/15/2010
71. Rizza, R.; Liu, X.C.; Thometz, J.; R. Lyon, C. Tassone. Implementation of a New Torque Device in Ox-Tails. Presented at the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Naples, Florida, 6/16/2010 - 6/19/2010
72. Tomasiewicz, H, Liu, X-C, Tassone, JC, Thometz, J. Zebrafish as a Model System or Studying Scoliosis. 9th International Conference on Zebrafish Development and Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 6/16/2010 - 6/20/2010
73. XC. Liu, R. Rizza, J. Thometz, R. Lyon, C.Tassone, S.Van Valin, and G. Harris. Impact of a New Dynamic Pedorthosis on the Clubfoot Function. The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North American (RESNA), Las Vegas, 6/26/2010 - 6/30/2010
74. XueCheng Liu, David Embrey, Roger Lyon, Channing Tassone, Fred Klingbeil, Sergey Tarima, John Thometz, and E. Dabrowski. Effects of Orthotic Intervention on the Multi-Segment Foot in Children with CP. The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North American (RESNA), Las Vegas, 6/26/2010 - 6/30/2010
75. X.C. Liu, R. Rizza, J. Thometz, R. Lyon, C. Tassone, S. Tarima. Effect of CAD Designed Pedorthosis with Build-in Wedge for Children with Clubfoot. 12th ESM Conference on Dynamic Load Distribution in Biomechanics, Providence, RI, 8/14/2010 - 8/17/2010
76. F. Klingbeil, XC. Liu, D. Embrey, R. Lyon, C. Tassone, S.Tarima, J.Thometz, and E.Dabrowski. Comparisons of multiple segment foot motion between different orthotic interventions in children with spastic CP. 64th AACPDM, Washington, DC, 9/22/2010 - 9/25/2010
77. Liu, XC; Rizza, R.; Thometz, J.; Lyon, R; Tassone, C; North, P, Lerch-Gaggl AF, and Jensen E, In-Vivo Torque Effect on Growth in Rat Tails, Annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Long Beach, CA, 1/13/2011 - 1/16/2011
78. Liu, XC; Embrey, D; Tassone, C; Klingbeil, F; Lyon, R; Thometz, J; Tarima, S; and E.Dabrowski, Effects of the Use of Orthotics on Anatomical Foot and Ankle Motion in Children with Spastic CP. , Annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Long Beach, CA, 1/13/2011 - 1/16/2011
79. Tomasiewicz, HG; Liu, XC; Tassone, C; Thometz, J. , Idiopathic Scoliotic Model in Zebrafish, Annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Long Beach, CA, 1/13/2011 - 1/16/2011
80. Liu, X.C., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., S.Van Valin., and Tarima, S, Impact of Individualized Pedorthosis on Plantar Pressures and Functional Outcomes for Children with Clubfoot, Annual Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Conference (GCMAS), Bethesda, MD, 4/26/2011 - 4/29/2011
81. Liu, X.C., Marquez, C., Lyon, R., Tassone, C, Thometz, J., and Tarima, S. , Correlations between MRI Measurements and 3D Motion in a Six-Segment-Foot Model in Children with CP, Annual Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Conference (GCMAS), Bethesda, MD, 4/26/2011 - 4/29/2011
 
International
1. Thometz JG, Simon S, MD, Griffin P: The Natural History of Scoliosis in Institutionalized Patients with Cerebral Palsy. Scoliosis Research Society, Hamilton, Bermuda, 9/1986
2. Thometz JG, Simon S, Griffin P: The Natural History of Scoliosis in Institutionalized Patients with Cerebral Palsy. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Toronto, Canada, 5/1987
3. Thometz JG, Huizenga B, Major M, Mikaelian M, Zuege R, Blount W: Poster Exhibit - Results of Milwaukee Brace Treatment of Adolescent Kyphosis (Scheuermann's and Postural). Scoliosis Research Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, 9/1987
4. Thometz JG: Gait/X-ray Panel Chair. Second International Congress on Clubfeet, Amsterdam, 8/1996
5. Thometz JG: Complete Subtalar Release in Patients with Clubfoot and Myelomeningocele. Second International Congress on Clubfeet, Amsterdam, 8/1996
6. Thometz JG: Poster Exhibit - A Pediatric Foot and Ankle Motion Analysis System - Preliminary Results of Postoperative Clubfeet. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 5/1997
7. Thometz JG, Pennington W: "Cold" Bone Scan Osteomyelitis: A Clinical Perspective. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 5/1997
8. Thometz JG: Single Stage Anterior and Posterior Spinal Fusion in Children. Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Acapulco, Mexico, 4/1998
9. Thometz JG, Pennington W: Cold-Bone Scan Osteomyelitis: A Clinical Perspective. Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Acapulco, Mexico, 4/1998
10. Thometz JG, Liu XC: Computerized Evaluation of the Surface Measurement of Kyphosis and Lordosis in Idiopathic Scoliosis. 20th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Societ, Hong Kong, 1998
11. Thometz JG, Liu XC: Dynamic Effects on the Postural Sway on Back Surface Contour: Implication for 3-D Assessment of Spinal Position. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Socie, Hong Kong, 1998
12. Thometz JG, Liu XC: A Retrospective Study of Dynamic Plantar Pressure in the Treated Clubfoot. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 5/2000
13. XC.Liu, R.Rizza, J.Thometz, and C.Tassone. Impact of a Spinal Instrument on the Intravertebral Pressure During Growth. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities IRSSD), Liverpool, UK, 7/8/2008 - 7/13/2008
14. HG. Tomasiewicz, XC.Liu, C.Tassone, and J.Thometz. Development of Zebrafish as a Natural Model System for Studying Scoliosis. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), Montreal, Canada, 7/1/2010 - 7/3/2010
15. J. Thometz, Xue C. Liu, and R. Rizza. Biological Impact of Growth Modulation Device on the Immature Goat Spine. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), Montreal, Canada, 7/1/2010 - 7/3/2010
16. L.Rankine, XC. Liu, C. Tassone, S. Tarima, J. Thometz, and R. Lyon. Effect of Trunk Position on Spinal Topography Measurements Using Newly Developed System. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), Montreal, Canada, 7/1/2010 - 7/3/2010
17. M. Trawicki, XC.Liu, C.Tassone, J.Thometz, and R.Lyon. Improvements in Three-Dimensional Back Contour After Spinal Fusion For Idiopathic Scoliosis. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), Montreal, Canada, 7/1/2010 - 7/3/2010
18. R. Rizza, Xue C. Liu, J. Thometz, C. Tassone, and R. Lyon. Design and Measurement of an In Vitro Torque Device in Ox-Tails. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities(IRSSD), Montreal, Canada, 7/1/2010 - 7/3/2010
19. Thometz, XC.Liu and R.Rizza. Spine growth modulation in the immature goat. 4th International Conference on Early On-set Scoliosis, Toronto, Canada, 11/19/2010 - 11/20/2010
 
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BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. THOMETZ JG, Emans JB: A comparison between spinous process and sublaminar wiring combined with Harrington distraction instrumentation in the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Vol 8 (2): 129-32, March-April 1988.
2. THOMETZ JG, Tachdjian MO: Long-term follow-up of the flexor carpi ulnaris transfer in spastic hemiplegic children. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, Vol 8 (4): 407-12, July-August 1988.
3. THOMETZ JG, Simons SR: Progression of scoliosis after skeletal maturity in institutionalized patients with cerebral palsy. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American, 70 (9): 1290-6, October 1988.
4. THOMETZ JG, Simon SR, Rosenthal R: The effect on gait of lengthening of the medial hamstrings in cerebral palsy. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American, Vol 71 (3): 345-53, March 1989.
5. Mah JY, THOMETZ JG, Emans JB, Millis M, Hall J: Threaded K-wire spinous process fixation of the axis for modified Gallie fusion in children and adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Vol 9 (6): 675-9, November-December 1989.
6. THOMETZ JG: Techniques for direct radiographic visualization during closed pinning of supracondylar humerus fractures in children. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Vol 10(4): 555-8, July-August 1990.
7. Chusid MJ, Schneider JP, THOMETZ JG, Dunne WM: Osteomyelitis and septic arthritis caused by Haemophilus influenzae, type f, in a young girl. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Vol 15(2): 157-9, February 1992.
8. THOMETZ JG, Simons GW: Deformity of the calcaneocuboid joint in patients who have talipes equinovarus. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American, Vol 75(2): 190-5, 1993.
9. THOMETZ JG, Gabriel SR: Septic arthritis associated with brachial plexus neuropathy. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery -American, Vol 78(1):103-5, January 1995.
10. THOMETZ JG, Lamdan R: Osteonecrosis of the femoral head after intramedullary nailing of a femoral shaft fracture in an adolescent. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American, Vol 77(9): 1423-6, September 1995.
11. THOMETZ JG, Lamdan R, Kehl KS, Chusid MJ: Microbial tolerance phenomenon in orthopaedic infections: delayed response of septic arthritis and osteomyelitis of the hip due to infection with tolerant Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Vol 16 (4): 518-21, July-August1995.
12. Slyper AH, Shaker JL, THOMETZ JG, McCormick K: Osteomalacia with hypophosphatemia and hypercalciuria: a possible new variant of osteomalacia. Journal of Pediatrics, 127 (1): 105-9, July 1995
13. Gabriel SR THOMETZ JG, Jaradeh S. Septic arthritis associated with brachial plexus neuropathy. A case report. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American Volume. 78 (1): 103-5, January 1996.
14. THOMETZ JG, DiRaimondo CA: A case of recurrent Caffey's disease treated with naproxen. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, (323): 304-9, February 1996.
15. THOMETZ JG, Liu XC, McGrady L, Harris GF: Dynamic effects of postural sway on back surface contour: implication for 3-D assessment of spinal position. Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Vol 20 (5), 1998.
16. Liu XC, THOMETZ JG, Fabry G: Leg length discrepancy defines gait pattern: functional analysis in LLD. BioMechanics, Vol. V (12), December 1998.
17. Pennington, WT, Mott MP, THOMETZ JG, Sty JR, Metz D (B.S.): Photopenic bone scan osteomyelitis: A clinical perspective. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Vol 19 No 6, 1999.
18. THOMETZ JG., Liu XC, Lyon R. Three-dimensional rotations of the thoracic spine after distraction with and without rib resection: a kinematic evaluation of the apical vertebra in rabbits with induced scoliosis. Journal of Spinal Disorders. 13 (2): 108-12, April 2000.
19. THOMETZ JG, Liu XC: Variability in 3-D back contour measurement. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, Issue 20 (1), 2000.
20. THOMETZ JG, Lamdan R, and Liu XC: Relationship between Quantec measurement and Cobb angle in patients with idiopathic scoliosis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Vol 20, 2000.
21. Liu XC, THOMETZ JG, Klein J, and Lyon R. Functional classification of patients with idiopathic scoliosis: a discriminate analysis to determine the curve. Spine 2001, Vol 26 (11): 1274-1278.
22. Liu XC, THOMETZ JG, and Lyon R. Measurement of spinal transverse rotation in idiopathic scoliosis: comparison of the Perdriolle torsionmeter, scoliometer, and topographic system. Clinic Orthop, submitted 2001.
23. Lyon R, Liu XC, Eric J, and THOMETZ JG. The reproducibility of the Quantec measurements in patients with idiopathic scoliosis. American Journal of Orthopaedics 2002.
24. Liu XC, THOMETZ JG, Lyon RM, and McGrady L. Effects of trunk position on back surface-contour measured by raster stereophotography. American Journal of Orthopedics, Vol 33 (7): 402-406.
25. THOMETZ JG, Liu XC, Tassone JC, and Klein S. Predictors of dynamic foot function in post-surgical clubfoot by foot radiographs. J Ped Orthop, submitted 2003.
26. Liu XC, Lyon R, Meier H, Henderson J, THOMETZ JG, Defird C, and Haworth S. Effect of lower level laser therapy on rabbit tibial fracture. J Ortho Research, submitted 2003
27. 27 Lyon R, Liu X.C, THOMETZ JG, Nelson ER, and Logan B. Reproducibility of Spinal Back-Contour Measurements Taken With Raster Stereography. American Journal of Orthopedics, Vol 33 (2): 67-70.
28. Lyon R, Liu XC, Soon J, and THOMETZ JG. Dynamic Plantar Pressure Measurement for the Normal Subject. J Ped Orthop , Vol 25 (1): 103 - 106, January 2005.
29. THOMETZ JG, Liu XC, Tassone C, and Klein S. Predictors of Dynamic foot Function in Post-Surgical Clubfoot by Foot Radiographs. J Ped Orthop, 25 (2): 249-252, 2005
30. Liu XC, THOMETZ JG, Tassone C, Lyon R, and Brady M. Dynamic Plantar Pressure Distribution in normal subjects: Free -Mapping Model for the Analysis of Pediatric Foot Deformities. J Ped Orthop, 25(1): 103 - 106, 2005.
31. Lyon R, Liu XC, Soon J, and THOMETZ JG. Dynamic Plantar Pressure and EMG patterns in Patients with Idiopathic Tarsal Coalition who had Resection. J Foot and Ankle Surg, 44 (4): 252-248, 2005.
32. Khazzam M, Tassone C, Liu XC, Freeto B, Lyon R, Schwab, J, and THOMETZ JG. The Use of Flexible Intramedullary Nail Fixation in the Treatment of Femur Fractures in Children. J Ped Orthop, submitted 2005.
33. THOMETZ JG, XC. Liu, J. Reineck, R. Lyon, and C. Tassone. Changes of three-dimensional back contour following posterior fusion for idiopathic scoliosis Research into Spinal Deformities V, 2006, Editor: Dirk Uyttendaele and Peter H. Dangerfield, IOS press, Lancaster, UK.
34. Liu XC, Lyon R, Meier H, THOMETZ JG, Haworth S. Effect of Lower-Level Laser Therapy on Rabbit Tibial Fracture. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 25(6):487-94, 2007 December.
35. Klos SS, Liu XC, Lyon RM, Tassone JC, THOMETZ JG. Reliability of a functional Classification System in the Monitoring of Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine. 32(15):1662-6, 2007 July 1.
36. XC.Liu, R.Rizza, THOMETZ JG, and C.Tassone. Impact of a Spinal Instrument on the Intravertebral Pressure During Growth Research into Spinal Deformities VI, 2008, Editor: Peter H. Dangerfield, IOS press, Lancaster, UK.
37. C.Tassone, XC.Liu, R.Rizza, T. Jones, THOMETZ JG, and R.Lyon. Alteration of Mobility and Trunk Muscle Activation During Walking and Bending in AIS Patients with Posterior Fusion. Research into Spinal Deformities VI, 2008, Editor: Peter H. Dangerfield, IOS press, Lancaster, UK.
38. Michael Khazzam, Channing Tassone, Xue C Liu, Brian Freeto, Roger Lyon, Jeffery Schwab, THOMETZ JG. The Use of Flexible Intramedullary Nail Fixation in the Treatment of Femur Fractures in Children. Am J Orthop 2009; 38(3):E49-E55.
39. Michael Khazzam, Channing Tassone, Xue C Liu, Brian Freeto, Roger Lyon, Jeffery Schwab, John G Thometz.. The Use of Flexible Intramedullary Nail Fixation in the Treatment of Femur Fractures in Children. Am J Orthop; 38(3):E49-E55, 2009.
40. J.Thometz, J. R.Manz, XC.Liu. John Klein, and Barbara Manz. Reproducibility of radiographic measurements in the assessment of congenital talipes equinovarus. Am J Orthop; 38(12):617-620, 2009.
41. Thomas Jones, Xue-Cheng Liu, Channing Tassone and John Thometz. Altered Mobility and Trunk Muscle Activation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis after Posterior Fusion. The Spine Journal; Vol. 9 (10), Supplement 1: 47S-48S, 2009.
42. Rizza, R; Liu, X.C.; Thometz, J.; R. Lyon; Tassone, C. A New Method in the Design of a Dynamic Pedorthosis for Children with Residual Clubfoot. J Medical Device; 4(2): 2010.
43. Trawicki, M. Liu, X C. Tassone, C. Thometz, J. Lyon, R. Improvements in three-dimensional back contour after spinal fusion for idiopathic scoliosis. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics; 158:19-23, 2010.
44. Lynn M. Rusy, Keri R Hainsworth, Tom J. Nelson, Michelle L. Czarnecki, Channing Tassone, THOMETZ JG, roger M. Lyon, Richard Berens, Steven Wiesman. Gabapentin Use in Pediatric Spinal Fusion Patients: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Trial. Anesthesia & Analgesia 2010; 110(5): 1393-1398.
45. J.Thometz, HS. Zhu, XC.Liu, C.Tassone, ad S.Gabriel. A three-dimensional pathoantomy study of congenital vertical talus with magnetic resonance image. J Pediatric Orthop; 30(5):460-464, 2010.
46. R. Rizza, XC. Liu, J. Thometz, R. Lyon, C. Tassone, and G. Harris. Effectiveness of a new dynamic pedorthosis with wedge on the clubfoot. Foot and Ankle International;31(9):849, 2010.
47. F. Klingbeil, XC. Liu, D. Embrey, R. Lyon, C. Tassone, S.Tarima, E.Dabrowski, and J.Thometz, Comparisons of multiple segment foot motion between different orthotic interventions in children with spastic CP. Development Medicine & Child Neurology; 52 (Suppl.5):61,2010.
48. Lim CH, Tassone C, Liu XC, Thometz JG, Lyon R Correlation of idiopathic scoliosis assessments between newly developed Milwaukee Topographic Scanner and Quantec. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2012;176:255-8
49. Liu XC, Lyon R, Thometz JG, Curtin B, Tarima S, Tassone C Insole-pressure distribution for normal children in different age groups. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Sep;31(6):705-9
50. Thometz JG, Zhu H, Liu XC, Tassone C, Gabriel SR MRI pathoanatomy study of congenital vertical talus. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Jul-Aug;30(5):460-4
51. Klos SS, Liu XC, Lyon RM, Tassone JC, Thometz JG Reliability of a functional classification system in the monitoring of patients with idiopathic scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Jul 1;32(15):1662-6
52. Thometz JG, Liu XC, Tassone JC, Klein S Correlation of foot radiographs with foot function as analyzed by plantar pressure distribution. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 Mar-Apr;25(2):249-52
53. Liu XC, Thometz JG, Tassone C, Barker B, Lyon R Dynamic plantar pressure measurement for the normal subject: Free-mapping model for the analysis of pediatric foot deformities. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 Jan-Feb;25(1):103-6
54. Lyon R, Liu XC, Thometz JG, Nelson ER, Logan B Reproducibility of spinal back-contour measurements taken with raster stereography in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2004 Feb;33(2):67-70
55. Liu XC, Thometz JG, Lyon RM, McGrady L Effects of trunk position on back surface-contour measured by raster stereophotography. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2002 Jul;31(7):402-6
56. Rusy LM, Hainsworth KR, Nelson TJ, Czarnecki ML, Tassone JC, Thometz JG, Lyon RM, Berens RJ, Weisman SJ Gabapentin use in pediatric spinal fusion patients: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial. Anesth Analg. 2010 May 1;110(5):1393-8
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Gill JC, THOMETZ JG, Scott JP, Montgomery RR: Musculoskeletal problems in hemophilia. Chapter in Hemophilia in the Child and Adult, Raven Press 1989.
2. THOMETZ JG: Pediatric ankle fractures. Chapter in Operative Foot Surgery. (J. Gould, Editor) W. B. Saunders 1990.
3. THOMETZ JG. Pediatric foot fractures. Chapter in Operative Foot Surgery. (J. Gould, Editor) W. B. Saunders 1990.
4. THOMETZ JG: Congenital hallux varus. Chapter in Operative Foot Surgery. (J. Gould, Editor) W. B. Saunders 1990.
5. THOMETZ JG, An HS: Pediatric orthopaedics. Chapter in Orthopaedic Surgery Review. (H. An, Editor) W. B. Saunders 1990.
6. THOMETZ JG, Gould JS: Cavus deformity. Chapter in The Child's Foot and Ankle. Raven Press 1991.
7. THOMETZ JG, An HS: Luque instrumentation with sublaminar wiring. Chapter in Spinal Instrumentation. W. B. Saunders 1992.
8. THOMETZ JG: Paralytic scoliotic and kyphotic deformities of the spine. Chapter in text Principles and Techniques of Spine Surgery. (H. An, Editor) W. B. Saunders 1994.
9. THOMETZ JG: Rotational and angular deformities of the lower extremities. Chapter in Orthopaedic Knowledge Update. (B. Stephens Richards, Editor) AAOS 1996.
10. THOMETZ JG: Luque rod and Galveston techniques. Chapter in text Spinal Instrumentation. (H. An, J. Colter, Editors) Williams and Wilkins 1997.
11. THOMETZ JG: Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis in children. Chapter in text Seminars in Spine Surgery. (H. An, Editor) W. B. Saunders 1998.
12. THOMETZ JG: Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis. Chapter in Orthopaedic Knowledge Update. (H. An, Editor) AAOS 1999.
13. THOMETZ JG: Tarsal Coalition. Chapter in Foot and Ankle Clinics of North America (R. Marks, Editor), W. B. Saunders Company, 2000
14. THOMETZ JG: Rotational and angular deformities of the lower extremities. Chapter in Orthopaedic Knowledge Update. (W. J. Shaughnessy, Editor) AAOS 2000.
15. THOMETZ JG: Pediatric foot and ankle. Review for Current Opinion in Orthopedics. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 11:6 2000 (submitted)
16. THOMETZ JG and Liu XC. 3D Measurements and Advanced Treatments in Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis. BACKTALK Issue, submitted April 2002
17. THOMETZ JG, and Liu XC. Dynamic plantar pressure characteristics and clinical application in residual clubfoot. Foot and Ankle Analysis, submitting 2005, Editor: G. Harris, IEEE Press. NJ, USA.
18. THOMETZ JG, Liu XC, Reinenck J, Lyon R, and Tassone C. Changes of three-dimensional back contour following posterior fusion for idiopathic scoliosis. Research into Spinal Deformities V, 2006, Editor: Dirk Uyttendaele and Peter H. Dangerfield, IOS press, Lancaster, UK.
19. THOMETZ JG, Liu XC, Reinenck J, Lyon R, and Tassone C. Changes of three-dimensional back contour following posterior fusion for idiopathic scoliosis. International Meeting of the International Research Society of Spinal Deformities, Ghent, Belgium 06/21-24, 2006.
20. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., THOMETZ, J, Tassone,C. Impact of a Spinal Instrument on the Intravertebral Pressure During Growth. Research into Spinal Deformities VI, 2008, Editor: Peter H. Dangerfield, IOS press, Lancaster, UK.
21. Tassone, C., Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Jones, T., THOMETZ,J., Lyon, R. Alteration of Mobility and Trunk Muscle Activation During Walking and Bending in AIS Patients with Posterior Fusion. Research into Spinal Deformities VI, 2008, Editor: Peter H. Dangerfield, IOS press, Lancaster, UK.
22. M. Trawicki, XC.Liu, C.Tassone, J THOMETZ, and R.Lyon. Improvements in Three-Dimensional Back Contour after Spinal Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis. Research into Spinal Deformities VII, 2010, Editors: CE. Aubin, I.F.Stokes, H.labelle, A.Moreau. IOS press, Nieuwe Hemweg, Netherlands.
23. THOMETZ JG: Scheuermann Kyphosis. Chapter in Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Spine 4 (Deborah Williams, Senior Editor) AAOS 2011
 
Abstracts
1. Thometz JG, Tachdjian MO: Results of the flexor carpi ulnaris transfer in cerebral palsy. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 9 No 1:101, Spring 1985.
2. Thometz JG: A modification of the "combination" osteotomy for acetabular dysplasia. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 9 No 1:150, Spring 1985.
3. Thometz JG, Tachdjian MO: Results of the flexor carpi ulnaris transfer in cerebral palsy. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 9 No 1:153, Spring 1985.
4. Thometz JG: Clinical comparison between spinous process and sublaminar wiring combined with Harrington instrumentation in the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol 10, No 1, Spring 1985.
5. Thometz JG, Emans JB: Clinical comparison between spinous process and sublaminar wiring combined with Harrington distraction instrumentation in the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 10 No 1:35, Spring 1986.
6. Thometz JG, Rosenthal RK, Simon SR, Griffin PP: The effect of medial hamstring lengthening on the gait of patients with cerebral palsy. Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol 10, No 1:152, Spring 1986.
7. Thometz JG, Emans JB: Clinical comparison between spinous process and sublaminar wiring combined with Harrington distraction instrumentation in the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 11 No 1:49, Spring 1987.
8. Thometz JG: Progression of scoliosis after skeletal maturity in institutionalized patients with cerebral palsy. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 11 No 1:121, Spring 1987.
9. Thometz JG, Simon SR, Griffin PP: Progression of scoliosis after skeletal maturing in institutionalized patients with cerebral palsy. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 11 No 3:527, Fall 1987.
10. Thometz JG: Clinical comparison between spinous process and sublaminar wiring combined with Harrington distraction instrumentation in the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 12 No 1:174, Spring 1988.
11. Simon SR, Thometz JG: The effect of medial hamstring lengthening on the gait of patients with cerebral palsy. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 12 No 1:175, Spring 1988.
12. Thometz JG, Major MR, Huizenga BA, Zuege RC, Mikaelian MD, Blount WP: Preliminary report on the treatment of kyphosis with the Milwaukee brace. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 12 No 2:261, Summer 1988.
13. Thometz JG, Simons S, Griffin P: Progression of scoliosis after skeletal maturity in institutionalized patients with cerebral palsy. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 13 No 3:746, Fall 1989.
14. Thometz JG, Eberle C: Gait Analysis in surgically treated clubfeet. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 14 No 2:289, Summer 1990.
15. Thometz JG, Simons GW III, Springer M: Calcaneocuboid joint deformity in talipes equinovarus. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 15 No 1:105, Spring 1991.
16. Thometz JG: Complete correction of talipes equinovarus through the lateral approach. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 15 No 2:331, Summer 1991.
17. Thometz JG: The unstable hip in patients with cerebral palsy and scoliosis. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 15 No 2:337, Summer 1991.
18. Thometz JG: Complete correction of talipes equinovarus through the lateral approach. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 16 No 1:6, Spring 1992.
19. Thometz JG: Kawamura pelvic osteotomy with simultaneous trochanteric transfer. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 16 No 2:373, Summer 1992.
20. Thometz JG, Kelly KJ, Setlock MA: Anaphylaxis in myelodysplasia patients related to latex allergy. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 16 No 2:377, Summer 1992.
21. Thometz JG, An HS: Comparison between standing active side bend scoliosis films with forced supine side bend films. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 17 No. 1:132, 1993.
22. Thometz JG: Kawamura pelvic osteotomy with simultaneous trochanteric transfer. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 17 No 2:401, 1993.
23. Thometz JG: Percutaneous pinning for slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 17 No 3:411, 1993.
24. Thometz JG: Percutaneous reduction of radial neck fracture. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 17 No 3:413, 1993.
25. Thometz JG: Kawamura pelvic osteotomy with simultaneous trochanteric transfer. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 17 No 3:602 , 1993-1994.
26. Thometz JG, McWilliams JR: Complete subtalar release in patients with clubfoot and myelomeningocele. Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 20 No 4:936, 1996-1997.
27. Thometz JG: New steps in clubfoot surgery. Sui Generis, Summer 1996.
28. Sathoff LE, Thometz JG: EMG evaluation in patients with clubfeet. Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol 21, No 2:538, 1997.
29. Pennington WT, Mott MP, Thometz JG, Sty JR: "Cold" bone scan osteomyelitis: A clinical perspective. Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol 21, No 2:679, 1997.
30. Rhode BA, Thometz JG, Sathoff LE: Techniques for direct radiographic visualization during closed pinning of supracondylar humerus fractures in children. Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol 22, No 4:1093, 1998-1999.
31. Sathoff LE, Thometz JG: Single stage anterior and posterior spinal fusion in children. Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol 22, No 4:1118, 1998-1999.
32. Pennington WT, Mott MP, Thometz JG, Sty JR: Cold bone scan osteomyelitis: A clinical perspective. Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol 22, No 4:1120, 1998-1999.
33. Liu XC, Thometz JG, Lyon R, Harris GF: Dynamic plantar pressure in the treated clubfoot: An orthopaedic engineering study. Proceedings of the First Joint BMES/EMBS Conference, October 1999.
34. Tulchin KL, Harris GF, Liu XC, Thometz JG: Non-radiographic analysis of the pediatric spine in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Proceedings of the First Joint BMES/EMBS Conference, October, 1999.
35. Thometz JG, and Liu XC. A retrospective study of dynamic plantar pressure in the treated clubfoot. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North American (POSNA) 2000, May 1-4, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Abstracts: 54.
36. Lyon R, Liu XC, and Thometz JG. Reduced need for spinal radiographs with use of a raster stereophotography. 35th Scoliosis Research Society, Oct 18-21, 2000, Cairns, Australia: 183.
37. Liu XC and Thometz JG. Predictors of dynamic foot function in idiopathic clubfoot by foot radiographs. 4th EMED International Meeting, Aug 2-6, 2000.
38. Thometz JG and Liu XC. Dynamic effects of postural sway on back surface contour: implication for 3-D assessment of spinal position. Journal of American Orthopaedics 2002: 31 (7): 402-405.
39. Thometz JG and Liu XC. Predictors of dynamic foot function in idiopathic clubfoot by foot radiographs. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dallas, TX, Feb 13-17, 2002.
40. Thometz JG and Liu XC. Dynamic plantar pressure in the treated clubfoot. SICOT 3rd International Clubfoot Conference, San Diego, CA, August 27-28, 2002.
41. Thometz JG and Liu XC. Predictors of dynamic foot function in idiopathic clubfoot by foot radiographs. SICOT 3rd International Clubfoot Conference, San Diego, CA, August 27-28, 2002.
42. Thometz JG, R. Manz, and Liu XC. Reproducibility of radiographic measurements in patients with idiopathic tarsal coalition who had resection. American Academy of Pediatrics, New Orleans, LA, November 1, 2003.
43. Thometz JG, Liu XC and Kroner J. Comparison of posture and gait in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients with anterior and posterior fusion. 2004 Medical Student Summer Research, Medical College of WI, Sept. 30, 2004.
44. Thometz JG, Liu XC, Lyon R, and Broudeau C. Six-segmental foot model using ETS. 2nd ISB/29th ASB, Cleveland, OH, 01/31-08/05, 2005.
45. Thometz JG, Liu XC, Reinenck J, Lyon R, and Tassone C. Changes of three-dimensional back contour following posterior fusion for idiopathic scoliosis. International Meeting of the International Research Society of Spinal Deformities, Ghent, Belgium 06/21-24, 2006.
46. Thometz JG, Liu XC, Reinenck J, Lyon R, and Tassone C. Changes of three-dimensional back contour following posterior fusion for idiopathic scoliosis. American Academy of Pediatrics, Oct. 7-8, 2006
47. Liu XC, Rizza R, Thometz JG, and Tassone C. Prediction of spinal alignment with different instruments using FEA Organization: Orthopaedic Research Society, Feb. 11-14, San Diego, CA, 2007.
48. C.Tassone, XC.Liu, T. Jones, J.Thometz, and R.Lyon. Alteration of Mobility and Trunk Muscle Activation During Walking and Bending in AIS Patients with Posterior Fusion. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), Liverpool, UK, 07/08-07/13/2008, Liverpool, UK.
49. Rizza, R., Liu XC, Mahinfalah M, Wang Y, Thometz JG, Lyon R and Tassone C. An In-Vitro Experiment To Study Sustained Torque On The Spine. Presented at the 2009 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, , Lake Tahoe, CA. June 17-21, 2009
50. Thometz JG, Liu XC, Lyon R, Tassone C, Mckillip J, and Tarima S. Long-Term Follow-Up in Children with Clubfoot Using Clubfoot Functional Score. American Academy of Pediatrics, Oct.16-20, Washington DC, 2009.
51. F Klingbeil, XC Liu, C Tassone, R Lyon, and J Thometz. Impact of the Ankle-Foot Orthoses on 3D ankle joint Rotation in Children with Spastic CP. AAPMR, Oct.22-25, 2009, Austin, TX.
52. XC Liu, F Klingbeil, J Tassone, R Lyon, and J Thometz. The AFO on Increased Internal Rotation of the Ankle in Children with Spastic CP. Interdisciplinary Workshop on Biomecical Engineering in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. Oct.31st, 2009, Shriners hospital for Children, Chicago.
53. L Rankine, XC Liu, C Tassone, S Tarima, J Thometz, and R Lyon. Effects of Trunk Position on Spinal Topography Measurements Using Newly Developed System. Interdisciplinary Workshop on Biomecical Engineering in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. Oct.31st, 2009, Shriners hospital for Children, Chicago.
54. T. Jones, XC.Liu, JC Tassone, J. Thometz, R. Lyon. Altered Mobility and Trunk Muscle Activation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis after Posterior Spinal Fusion. 24th The North American Spine Society (NASS). 11/10-14, 2009, San Francisco, CA.
55. Rizza, R.; Liu, X.C.; Thometz, J.; R. Lyon: Tassone, C.; Harris, G. Effectiveness of a New Dynamic Pedorthosis with Wedge on the Clubfoot. 56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. 03/6-9, 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana.
56. XC. Liu, D. Embrey, R. Lyon, C. Tassone, F. Klingbeil, BA. Brandsma, C. Marquez, S.Tarima, J.Thometz, and E.Dabrowski. Does the Anatomical Foot and Ankle Motion Really Change Following Orthotic Intervention in Children with Spastic CP? GCMAS Combined EMACS, May 12-15, 2010, Miami, Florida.
57. Liu, X.C., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Tarima, S. Effect of Novel CAD Designed Pedorthosis for Children with Clubfoot. GCMAS Combined EMACS, May 12-15, 2010, Miami, Florida.
58. Rizza, R.; Liu, X.C.; Thometz, J.; R. Lyon: Tassone. Implementation of a New Torque Device in Ox-Tails. Presented at the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 16-19, 2010, Naples, Florida.
59. XC. Liu, R. Rizza, J. Thometz, R. Lyon, C.Tassone, S.Van Valin, and G. Harris. Impact of a New Dynamic Pedorthosis on the Clubfoot Function. The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North American (RESNA), June 26-30, Las Vegas, 2010.
60. XueCheng Liu, David Embrey, Roger Lyon, Channing Tassone, Fred Klingbeil, Sergey Tarima, John Thometz, and E. Dabrowski. Effects of Orthotic Intervention on the Multi-Segment Foot in Children with CP. The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North American (RESNA), June 26-30, Las Vegas, 2010.
61. R. Rizza, Xue C. Liu, J. Thometz, C. Tassone, and R. Lyon. Design and Measurement of an In Vitro Torque Device in Ox-Tails. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), July 1st -3rd, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
62. M. Trawicki, XC.Liu, C.Tassone, J.Thometz, and R.Lyon. Improvements in Three-Dimensional Back Contour After Spinal Fusion For Idiopathic Scoliosis. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), July 1st -3rd, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
63. X.C. Liu, R. Rizza, J. Thometz, R. Lyon, C. Tassone, S. Tarima. Effect of CAD Designed Pedorthosis with Build-in Wedge for Children with Clubfoot. 12th ESM Conference on Dynamic Load Distribution in Biomechanics, August 14-17, 2010, Providence, RI.
64. F. Klingbeil, XC. Liu, D. Embrey, R. Lyon, C. Tassone, S.Tarima, J.Thometz, and E.Dabrowski. Comparisons of multiple segment foot motion between different orthotic interventions in children with spastic CP. 64th AACPDM, Sept.22-25th, 2010, Washington, DC.
65. L.Rankine, XC. Liu, C. Tassone, S. Tarima, J. Thometz, and R. Lyon. Effect of Trunk Position on Spinal Topography Measurements Using Newly Developed System. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), July 1st-3rd, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
66. HG. Tomasiewicz, XC.Liu, C.Tassone, and J.Thometz. Development of Zebrafish as a Natural Model System for Studying Scoliosis. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), July 1st -3rd, 2010, Montreal, Canada.