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Laurens Holmes PhD

Director, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Program: Governance

Member of the Cancer Center


  • Deep Wound Infections After Pediatric Scoliosis Surgery. (Pourtaheri S, Miller F, Dabney K, Shah SA, Dubowy S, Holmes L) Spine Deform 2015 Nov;3(6):533-540 PMID: 27927555 12/09/2016
  • Implication of Socio-Demographics on Cognitive-Related Symptoms in Sports Concussion Among Children. (Holmes L Jr, Tworig J, Casini J, Morgan I, O'Brien K, Oceanic P, Dabney K) Sports Med Open 2016 Dec;2(1):38 PMID: 27747794 PMCID: PMC5023651 10/18/2016
  • Treatment Options for Nonunion With Segmental Bone Defects: Systematic Review and Quantitative Evidence Synthesis. (Kadhim M, Holmes L Jr, Gesheff MG, Conway JD) J Orthop Trauma 2017 Feb;31(2):111-119 PMID: 27611666 09/10/2016
  • Dynamic Lower Extremity Deformity in Children With Pseudoachondroplasia. (Gaebe G, Kruse R, Rogers K, Mackenzie WG, Holmes L Jr) J Pediatr Orthop 2016 Jun 13: PMID: 27299778 06/15/2016
  • Preoperative halo-gravity traction with and without thoracoscopic anterior release for skeletal dysplasia patients with severe kyphoscoliosis. (Pourtaheri S, Shah SA, Ditro CP, Holmes L Jr, Mackenzie WG) J Child Orthop 2016 Apr;10(2):135-42 PMID: 27016925 PMCID: PMC4837168 03/28/2016
  • Effectiveness of Powered Intracapsular Tonsillectomy in Children With Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea. (Mostovych N, Holmes L, Ruszkay N, LaHurd A, Heinle R, Nardone H) JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2016 Feb;142(2):150-6 PMID: 26720642 01/01/2016
  • Epidemiologic, Racial and Healthographic Mapping of Delaware Pediatric Cancer: 2004-2014. (Holmes L, Vandenberg J, McClarin L, Dabney K) Int J Environ Res Public Health 2015 Dec 22;13(1):ijerph13010049 PMID: 26703649 PMCID: PMC4730440 12/26/2015
  • Cultural Competence in Pediatrics: Health Care Provider Knowledge, Awareness, and Skills. (Dabney K, McClarin L, Romano E, Fitzgerald D, Bayne L, Oceanic P, Nettles AL, Holmes L Jr) Int J Environ Res Public Health 2015 Dec 22;13(1):ijerph13010014 PMID: 26703672 PMCID: PMC4730405 12/26/2015
  • Racial and Ethnic Heterogeneity in the Association Between Total Cholesterol and Pediatric Obesity. (Holmes L, LaHurd A, Wasson E, McClarin L, Dabney K) Int J Environ Res Public Health 2015 Dec 23;13(1):ijerph13010019 PMID: 26703640 PMCID: PMC4730410 12/26/2015
  • Incidence of Carpal Coalition in the Pediatric Population. (Pruszczynski B, Saller J, Rogers KJ, Holmes L Jr, Ty JM) J Pediatr Orthop 2016 Dec;36(8):e106-e110 PMID: 26398433 09/24/2015
  • Prediction of Curve Progression in Idiopathic Scoliosis: Validation of the Sanders Skeletal Maturity Staging System. (Sitoula P, Verma K, Holmes L Jr, Gabos PG, Sanders JO, Yorgova P, Neiss G, Rogers K, Shah SA) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2015 Jul 01;40(13):1006-13 PMID: 26356067 09/12/2015
  • Pamidronate Treatment to Prevent Reoccurring Fractures in Children With Cerebral Palsy. (Sees JP, Sitoula P, Dabney K, Holmes L Jr, Rogers KJ, Kecskemethy HH, Bachrach S, Miller F) J Pediatr Orthop 2016 Mar;36(2):193-7 PMID: 25757207 03/11/2015
  • Health Disparities in Pediatric Asthma: Comprehensive Tertiary Care Center Experience. (Holmes L Jr, Kalle F, Grinstead L, Jimenez M, Murphy M, Oceanic P, Fitzgerald D, Dabney K) J Natl Med Assoc 2015 Mar;107(3):4-8 PMID: 27282717 03/01/2015
  • Natural history of hip instability in infants (without subluxation or dislocation): a three year follow-up. (Pruszczynski B, Harcke HT, Holmes L Jr, Bowen JR) BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2014 Oct 28;15:355 PMID: 25348031 PMCID: PMC4236482 10/29/2014
  • Comprehensive variation discovery in single human genomes. (Weisenfeld NI, Yin S, Sharpe T, Lau B, Hegarty R, Holmes L, Sogoloff B, Tabbaa D, Williams L, Russ C, Nusbaum C, Lander ES, MacCallum I, Jaffe DB) Nat Genet 2014 Dec;46(12):1350-5 PMID: 25326702 PMCID: PMC4244235 10/20/2014
  • The Long-term Outcome of Early Spine Fusion for Scoliosis in Children With Cerebral Palsy. (Sitoula P, Holmes L Jr, Sees J, Rogers K, Dabney K, Miller F) Clin Spine Surg 2016 Oct;29(8):E406-12 PMID: 25310392 10/14/2014
  • The effect of serial growing rod lengthening on the sagittal profile and pelvic parameters in early-onset scoliosis. (Shah SA, Karatas AF, Dhawale AA, Dede O, Mundis GM Jr, Holmes L Jr, Yorgova P, Neiss G, Johnston CE, Emans JB, Thompson GH, Pawelek JB, Akbarnia BA, Growing Spine Study Group) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2014 Oct 15;39(22):E1311-7 PMID: 25299170 10/10/2014
  • Occipitocervical fusion in skeletal dysplasia: a new surgical technique. (Sitoula P, Mackenzie WG, Shah SA, Thacker M, Ditro C, Holmes L Jr, Campbell JW, Rogers KJ) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2014 Jul 01;39(15):E912-8 PMID: 24825152 05/16/2014
  • Energy cost of walking in children with spastic cerebral palsy: relationship with age, body composition and mobility capacity. (Kamp FA, Lennon N, Holmes L, Dallmeijer AJ, Henley J, Miller F) Gait Posture 2014;40(1):209-14 PMID: 24768085 04/29/2014
  • Treatment of unicameral bone cyst: systematic review and meta analysis. (Kadhim M, Thacker M, Kadhim A, Holmes L Jr) J Child Orthop 2014 Mar;8(2):171-91 PMID: 24570274 PMCID: PMC3965764 02/27/2014
  • Stress sonography of the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow in professional baseball pitchers: a 10-year study. (Ciccotti MG, Atanda A Jr, Nazarian LN, Dodson CC, Holmes L, Cohen SB) Am J Sports Med 2014 Mar;42(3):544-51 PMID: 24473498 PMCID: PMC4131844 01/30/2014
  • Sacrectomy and adjuvant radiotherapy for the treatment of sacral chordomas: a single-center experience over 27 years. (Dhawale AA, Gjolaj JP, Holmes L Jr, Sands LR, Temple HT, Eismont FJ) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2014 Mar 01;39(5):E353-9 PMID: 24365895 12/25/2013
  • The role of magnetic resonance imaging in acute cervical spine fractures. (Pourtaheri S, Emami A, Sinha K, Faloon M, Hwang K, Shafa E, Holmes L Jr) Spine J 2014 Nov 01;14(11):2546-53 PMID: 24269913 11/26/2013
  • Legg-CalvĂ©-Perthes disease in children with Down syndrome. (Talmac MA, Kadhim M, Rogers KJ, Holmes L Jr, Miller F) Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 2013;47(5):334-8 PMID: 24164943 10/30/2013
  • The role of shelf acetabuloplasty in early and late stages of Perthes disease: a meta-analysis of observational studies. (Kadhim M, Holmes L Jr, Bowen JR) J Child Orthop 2012 Oct;6(5):379-90 PMID: 24082953 PMCID: PMC3468728 10/02/2013
  • Growth-sparing spinal instrumentation in skeletal dysplasia. (Karatas AF, Dede O, Rogers K, Ditro CP, Holmes L, Bober M, Shah SA, Mackenzie WG) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2013 Nov 15;38(24):E1517-26 PMID: 23921322 08/08/2013
  • Long-term outcome of planovalgus foot surgical correction in children with cerebral palsy. (Kadhim M, Holmes L Jr, Miller F) J Foot Ankle Surg 2013 Nov-Dec;52(6):697-703 PMID: 23890990 07/31/2013
  • Pes planovalgus deformity surgical correction in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy. (Kadhim M, Holmes L Jr, Church C, Henley J, Miller F) J Child Orthop 2012 Jul;6(3):217-27 PMID: 23814622 PMCID: PMC3400002 07/03/2013
  • Effectiveness of cross-linking posterior segmental instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a 2-year follow-up comparative study. (Dhawale AA, Shah SA, Yorgova P, Neiss G, Layer DJ Jr, Rogers KJ, Gabos PG, Holmes L Jr) Spine J 2013 Nov;13(11):1485-92 PMID: 23800823 06/27/2013
  • Ponte Osteotomies With Pedicle Screw Instrumentation in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. (Shah SA, Dhawale AA, Oda JE, Yorgova P, Neiss GI, Holmes L Jr, Gabos PG) Spine Deform 2013 May;1(3):196-204 PMID: 27927293 05/01/2013
  • Long-term outcome of reconstruction of the hip in young children with cerebral palsy. (Dhawale AA, Karatas AF, Holmes L, Rogers KJ, Dabney KW, Miller F) Bone Joint J 2013 Feb;95-B(2):259-65 PMID: 23365039 02/01/2013
  • Cerebral palsy patients discovered dead during sleep: experience from a comprehensive tertiary pediatric center. (Karatas AF, Miller EG, Miller F, Dabney KW, Bachrach S, Connor J, Rogers K, Holmes L Jr) J Pediatr Rehabil Med 2013 Jan 01;6(4):225-31 PMID: 24705657 01/01/2013
  • Prevalence of scoliosis in patients with Fontan circulation. (Kadhim M, Pizarro C, Holmes L Jr, Rogers KJ, Kallur A, Mackenzie WG) Arch Dis Child 2013 Mar;98(3):170-5 PMID: 23264433 12/25/2012
  • Casting for infantile scoliosis: the pitfall of increased peak inspiratory pressure. (Dhawale AA, Shah SA, Reichard S, Holmes L Jr, Brislin R, Rogers K, Mackenzie WG) J Pediatr Orthop 2013 Jan;33(1):63-7 PMID: 23232382 12/13/2012
  • Comparison of Direct Pars Repair Techniques of Spondylolysis in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients: Pars Compression Screw Versus Pedicle Screw-Rod-Hook. (Karatas AF, Dede O, Atanda AA, Holmes L Jr, Rogers K, Gabos P, Shah SA) Clin Spine Surg 2016 Aug;29(7):272-80 PMID: 23075858 10/19/2012
  • Gait pattern and lower extremity alignment in children with Morquio syndrome. (Dhawale AA, Church C, Henley J, Holmes L Jr, Thacker MM, Mackenzie WG, Miller F) J Pediatr Orthop B 2013 Jan;22(1):59-62 PMID: 23010763 09/27/2012
  • Wrist fusion in patients with severe quadriplegic cerebral palsy. (Thabet AM, Kowtharapu DN, Miller F, Dabney KW, Shah SA, Rogers K, Holmes L Jr) Musculoskelet Surg 2012 Dec;96(3):199-204 PMID: 22893448 08/16/2012
  • Recurrence after surgery for equinus foot deformity in children with cerebral palsy: assessment of predisposing factors for recurrence in a long-term follow-up study. (Joo SY, Knowtharapu DN, Rogers KJ, Holmes L Jr, Miller F) J Child Orthop 2011 Aug;5(4):289-96 PMID: 22852035 PMCID: PMC3234889 08/02/2012
  • Last update: 07/22/2017
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