Research & Publications

Research Funding

Perrigo Research Fellowship at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

“Identification of yeast Myo2 globular tail linker protein binding domains.”

Grant period: 2007-2008

$5,800

Orthopaedic Scientific Research Foundation (OSRF)

“Posterior spine arthrodesis utilizing human adipose-derived stem cells in an athymic rat model”

Grant period: 2013-2016

Amount: $13,010

Orthopaedic Scientific Research Foundation (OSRF)

“The efficacy of intrawound tobramycin powder in eradicating surgical site contamination: a rabbit model.”

Grant period: 2015-2017

Amount: $17,472

Medtronic Sofamor Danek Grant

“Variable pitch screw as salvage for traditional pedicle screw instrumentation: a biomechanical study.”

Grant period: 2018-2019

Amount: $16,300

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Laratta JL, Epstein SB, Tsioulias GJ. Disseminated abdominal and pelvic coccidioidomycosis. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2012
    May;20(3):e10-13.
  2. Frank M, Laratta JL, Tan V. Irreducible luxatio erecta humeri caused by an aberrant position of the axillary nerve. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012 Jul;21(7):e6-9. Laratta JL, Buhtoiarova TN, Sparber LS, Chamberlain RC. Gastritis cystica profunda: A rare gastric tumor masquerading as a malignancy. Surg Sci. 2012;3:158-164.
  3. Laratta JL, Vosseller JT. Achilles tendon rupture: the influence of gender.  Lower Extremity Review. e-published Nov 2013.
  4. Laratta JL, Yoon RS, Frank MA, Koury K, Donegan DJ, Liporace FA.  Divergent elbow dislocation with radial shaft fracture, distal ulnar deformation and distal radioulnar joint instability: an unclassifiable Monteggia variant. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Mar;15(1):63-67.
  5. Caravaggi P, Laratta JL, Yoon RS, De Biasio J, Ingargiola M, Frank MA, Capo JT, Liporace FA. Internal fixation of the distal humerus: a comprehensive biomechanical evaluating current fixation techniques. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Apr; 28(4):222-226.
  6. Makhni MC, Laratta JL, Saifi CS. Spino-pelvic sagittal alignment and spondylolisthesis. MOJ Orthop Rheumatol. 2016 Jan;4(2):00133.
  7. Laratta JL. Improving safety in spine surgery: reducing perioperative blood loss and transfusion requirements. MOJ Orthop Rheumatol. 2016 March;4(5):00150.
  8. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN. Concurrent surgery: a perspective from inside the operating room. In-House. e-published Nov 2016.
  9. Swart ES, Laratta JL, Slobogean G, Mehta S. Operative treatment of rib fractures in flail chest injuries: a meta-analysis and cost effectiveness analysis. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Feb;31(2):64-70.
  10. Laratta JL, Caldwell JM, Lombardi JM, Levine WN, Ahmad CS. Evaluation of elbow tears and tendinopathy: a focus on physical examination. Phys Sportsmed. 2017 Feb 22:1-7.
  11. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Saifi CS, Riew KD. Cervical disc arthroplasty: A comprehensive review of single level, multi-level, and hybrid procedures. Global Spine J. 2018;8(1):78-83.
  12. Saifi CS, Laratta JL, Petridis P, Shillingford JN, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. Vertebral column resection for rigid spinal deformity. Global Spine J. 2017 May;7(30):280-290.
  13. Laratta JL, Ha AS, Shillingford JN, Makhni MC, Lombardi JM, Thuet E, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. Neuromonitoring in spinal deformity surgery: a multimodality approach. Global Spine J. 2018;8(1):68-77.
  14. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Hardy N, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Riew KD. A dose response curve for a gram-negative spinal implant infection model in rabbits.  Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017;42(21):E1225-E1230.
  15. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Hardy N, Lombardi JM, Saifi CS, Romanov A, Lenke LG, Lehman RA, Riew KD. Intrawound tobramycin powder eradicates surgical wound contamination: an in vivo rabbit study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017;42(24):E1393-E1397.
  16. Lin JD, Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Tan L, Fischer CR, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. Efficacy and safety of high-dose tranexamic acid protocol in adult spinal deformity – analysis of 100 consecutive cases. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr;42(4):A1.
  17. Saifi C, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Hardy N, Pugely A, Phillips F, Lehman RA, An H, Lenke LG. National trends for spinal deformity surgery throughout the United States. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr;42(4):A5.
  18. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Sarpong N, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Fischer CR. Visual loss following spine surgery: what have we seen within the scoliosis research society (SRS) morbidity and mortality database? Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr;42(4):A7.
  19. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Sarpong N, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Fischer CR. Instrumentation complication rates following spine surgery: a report from the scoliosis research society (SRS) morbidity and mortality database.  Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr;42(4):A8.
  20. Laratta JL, Hardy N, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Pugely A, An H, Phillips F, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. National trends in the utilization of intraoperative neuromonitoring throughout the United States.  Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr;42(4):A8.
  21. Lombardi JM, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Weidenbaum M, Lehman RA, Fischer CR. An analysis of robotic assisted pedicle screw placement.  Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr;42(4):A10.
  22. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Hardy N, Lombardi JM, Saifi CS, Romanov A, Fischer CR, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Riew KD. Intrawound tobramycin powder eradicates surgical wound contamination: an in vivo rabbit study. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr;42(4):A12.
  23. Saifi C, Laratta JL, Pugely A, Cazzulino A, Goldberg E, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, An H, Phillips F. Trends in primary and revision laminectomy in the United States from 2006 to 2014. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr;42(4):A16.
  24. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Lombardi JM, Mueller J, Fischer CR, Lehman RA. Safety and outcomes following anterior versus posterior lumbar interbody fusion procedures. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr;42(4):A26.
  25. Laratta JL, Hardy N, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Lin JD, Saifi C, Pugely A, Fischer CR, Lenke LG, Lehman RA. National trends in the utilization of vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty procedures throughout the United States.  Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr;42(4):A35.
  26. Saifi C, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Bernhard J, Petridis P, Robinson S, Weidenbaum M, Lehman RA, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Lenke LG. Tissue engineered bone graft with hypertrophic chondrocytes prevents fusion in an athymic rat model. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Apr;42(4):A37.
  27. Pugely AJ, Bedard NA, Shillingford JN, Saifi CS, Laratta JL, Riew KD, Lehman RA. Opioid use trends following cervical spine surgery.  Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Feb;42(2):A37.
  28. Lombardi JM, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Trofa DP, Lehman RA. Physical examination of the athlete’s lumbar spine. Accepted to Am J Orthop (Belle Meade, NJ).
  29. Makhni MC, Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Kim YJ. Restoration of sagittal balance in spinal deformity surgery. J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 2018;61(2):167-179.
  30. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Mueller JD, Reddy H, Saifi CS, Fischer CR, Ludwig SC, Lenke LG, Lehman RA. Utilization of vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty procedures throughout the United States over a recent decade: an analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample. J Spine Surg. 2017;3(3):364-370.
  31. Saifi C, Cazzulino A, Park C, Laratta JL, Louie PK, Shillingford JN, Lehman RA, An H, Phillips F. National trends for primary and revision lumbar disc arthroplasty in the United States. Global Spine J. 2018 Apr;8(2):172-177.
  32. Lin JD, Lenke LG, Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Tan LA, Fischer CR, Weller MA, Lehman RA. Safety of a high-dose tranexamic acid protocol in complex adult spinal deformity: analysis of 100 consecutive cases. Spine Deform. 2018;6(2)189-194.
  33. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Lee TA, Sarpong N, Lin JD, Fischer CR, Lehman RA, Kim YJ, Lenke LG. The free-hand technique for S2-Alar-Iliac screw placement: a safe and effective metho for sacropelvic fixation in adult spinal deformity. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018;100(4):334-342.
  34. Saifi CS, Bernhard J, Shillingford JN, Petridis P, Robinson S, Guo XE, Weidenbaum M, Lehman RA, An H, Lenke LG, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Laratta JL. Tissue engineered bone differentiated from human adipose derived stem cells inhibit posterolateral fusion in an athymic rat model. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018;43(8):533-541.
  35. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Cohen-Tanugi S, Lenke LG, Lehman RA, Ludwig SC. Defining the “critical elements” for the most common procedures in spine surgery: a consensus of orthopaedic and neurosurgical surgeons. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018;43(9):E531-E536.
  36. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Alrabaa RG, Benkli B, Fischer CR, Lenke LG, Lehman RA. Accuracy of S2 alar-iliac screw placement under robotic guidance. Spine Deform. 2018;6(2):130-136.
  37. Laratta JL, Reddy H, Lombardi JM, Shillingford JN, Saifi CS, Fischer CF, Lenke LG, Lehman RA. Utilization of interspinous devices throughout the United States over a recent decade: an analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample.  Global Spine J. 2018;8(4):382-387.
  38. Laratta JL, Lin JD, Shillingford JN, Hardy N, Lehman RA. Obstructed spinopelvic fixation in the setting of a triangular titanium sacroiliac fusion implant: a case description. J Spine Surg. 2017;3(4):732-735.
  39. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Hardy N, Saifi C, Lombardi JM, Pugely AJ, Lehman RA, Riew KD.  National outcomes following single-level cervical disc arthroplasty versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.  J Spine Surg. 2017;3(4):641-649.
  40. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Gum JL, Glassman SD, Lenke LG, Lehman RA. Hospital readmission following spinal laminectomy procedures throughout the United States. Spine J.  2017 Oct;17(10S):S137.
  41. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Riew KD. Tobramycin powder eradicates spinal wound contamination: an in vivo rabbit model.  Spine J.  2017 Oct;17(10S):S177.
  42. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Saifi C, Lombardi JM, Owens RK, Carreon LY, Glassman SD, Lenke LG, Lehman RA. Outpatient spinal fusion: the new frontier. Spine J.  2017 Oct;17(10S):S217.
  43. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Carreon LY, Glassman SD, Lenke LG, Lehman RA. Hospital readmission following spinal fusion throughout the United States.  Spine J.  2017 Oct;17(10S):S217.
  44. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Saifi C, Lombardi JM, Dimar JR, Glassman SD, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. The rise and fall of bone morphogenetic protein.  Spine J.  2017 Oct;17(10S):S232.
  45. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Saifi C, Lombardi JM, Crawford CH, Glassman SD, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. The unprecedented increase in neuromonitoring utilization over a recent decade. Spine J.  2017 Oct;17(10S):S232.
  46. Laratta JL, Kaushal NK, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Glassman SD, Lenke LG. Pediatric spinal fusion procedures have massively increased throughout the United States over a recent decade. Spine J. 2017 Oct;17(10S):S233.
  47. Lin JD, Tan LA, Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Kim YJ, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. The sacral laminar slope is an anatomic landmark for freehand S2AI screw insertion. Spine J.  2017 Oct;17(10S):S262.
  48. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Saifi C, Lombardi JM, Djurasovic M, Glassman SD, Lenke LG, Lehman RA. Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty utilization trends throughout the United States. Spine J. 2017 Oct;17(10S):S263.
  49. Saifi C, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Cazzulino AS, Lehman RA, Phillips FM, An HS. Declining trends in primary and revision laminectomy surgeries in the United States from 2006-2014. Spine J. 2017 Oct;17(10S):S269.
  50. Saifi C, Cazzulino AS, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lehman RA, Ludwig SC, Phillips FM, An HS. Rapid increase in the rates of vertebral fracture repair surgeries in the United States from 2006-2014. Spine J. 2017 Oct;17(10S):S271.
  51. Laratta JL, Lombardi JM, Shillingford JN, Grosso M, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Levine WN, Riew KD. The optimal management of tethered surgical drains: a cadaveric study.  J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Feb;27(4):129-135.
  52. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Swindell H, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Fischer CR. Visual loss following spine surgery: what have we seen within the scoliosis research society (SRS) morbidity and mortality database?  Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018;43(17):1201-1207.
  53. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Lombardi JM, Mueller J, Cerpa M, Reddy H, Fischer CR, Lehman RA. Complications following single-level interbody fusion procedures: an ACS-NSQUIP study. J Spine Surg. 2018;4(1):17-27.
  54. Laratta JL, Lombardi JM, Shillingford JN, Reddy H, Gvozdyev BV, Kim YJ. Permanent implantation of antibiotic cement over exposed instrumentation eradicates deep spinal infection.  J Spine Surg. 2018;4(2):471-477.
  55. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Ha A, Lombardi JM, Reddy H, Saifi CS, Ludwig SC, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. Utilization of intraoperative neuromonitoring throughout the United States over a recent decade: an analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample. J Spine Surg. 2018;4(2):211-219.
  56. Lin JD, Tan LA, Wei C, Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Lombardi JM, Kim YJ, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. The posterior superior iliac spine and sacral laminar slope are key anatomic landmarks for freehand S2AI screw placement. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018;29(4):429-434.
  57. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Park PJ, Lombardi JM, Tuchman A, Saifi CS, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. Human versus robot: a propensity-matched analysis of the accuracy of free hand versus robotic guidance for placement of S2 Alar-Iliac (S2AI) screws. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Nov;43(21):E1297-E1304.
  58. Pugely AJ, Bedard NA, Kalakoti P, Hendrickson NR, Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Riew KD. Opioid utilization following cervical spine surgery: trends and factors associated with long-term use. Spine J. 2018 Apr 10. pii: S1529-9430(18)30129-3.
  59. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Lin JD, Lombardi JM, Lenke LG, Lehman RA. The role of pelvic parameters on S2 alar-iliac (S2AI) screw trajectory. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Apr; 44(4):49.
  60. Laratta JL, Kaushal N, Shillingford JN, Ries Z, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Reddy H, Lehman RA, Lenke LG.  Massive increase in pediatric spinal fusions throughout the United States over a recent decade.  Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Apr; 44(4):44.
  61. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Atanda AA, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Reddy H, Lenke LG, Lehman RA.  The national impact of spinal laminectomy readmissions throughout the United States.  Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Apr; 44(4):47.
  62. Laratta JL, Lombardi JM, Shillingford JN, Reddy H, Gvozdyev B, Kim YJ.  Deep spinal infection eradicated by implants coated with antibiotic cement. Neurosurgery Focus. 2018 Apr; 44(4):4.
  63. Laratta JL, Davis EG, Glassman SD, Dimar JR.  The transperitoneal approach for anterior lumbar interbody fusion at L5-S1: a technical note. J Spine Surg. 2018;4(2):459-460.
  64. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Meredith J, Lenke LG, Lehman RA, Gum JL.  Robotic versus Freehand S2 Alar Iliac Fixation: In-Depth Technical Considerations.  Accepted to J Spine Surgery.
  65. Laratta JL, Reddy H, Bratcher K, McGraw K, Carreon LY, Owens RK.  Outcomes and revision rates following multilevel anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.  Accepted to J Spine Surgery.
  66. Saifi C, Cazzulino AS, Save AV, Shillingford JN, Louie PK, Laratta JL, Pugely AJ, Arlet V. Utilization and Economic Impact of Posterolateral Fusion and Posterior/Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgeries in the United States. Global Spine J. 2019;(2):185-190.
  67. Pugely AJ, Bedard NA, Kalakoti P, Hendrickson NR, Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Riew KD. Opiod use following cervical spine surgery: trends and factors associated with long-term use. Spine J. 2018 Nov;18(11):1974-1981.
  68. Kochanski RB, Lombardi JM, Laratta JL, Lehman RA, O’Toole JE.  Image-guided navigation and robotics in spine surgery.  Neurosurgery. 2019 Jun;84(6):1179-1189.
  69. Laratta JL, Gupta K, Smith WD.  Tissue-sparing posterior cervical fusion with interfacet cages: a systematic review of the literature.  Global Spine J. 2020 Apr;10(2):230-236.
  70. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Reddy H, Ha A, Lehman RA Jr, Lenke LG, Fischer CR. Postoperative surgical site infection after spine surgery: an update from the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) morbidity and mortality database. Spine Deform. 2018 Nov – Dec;6(6):634-643.
  71. Buza J, Gum JL, Laratta JL, Carreon LY. Why are orthopaedic trainees failing to select the right job after training?  AAOS Now. 2020 Feb.
  72. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Sarpong NO, Alrabaa RG, Cerpa MK, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Fischer CR. Instrumentation complication rates following spine surgery: a report from the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) morbidity and mortality database. J Spine Surg. 2019 Mar;5(1):110-115.
  73. Porter DA, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Trofa D, Reddy H, Uribe JW, Yagnik GP. Defining the critical elements of the most common arthroscopic procedures: a consensus of orthopaedic sports medicine surgeons. Cureus. 2019 Feb 19;11(2):e4091.
  74. Laratta JL, Glassman SD, Atanda AA, Dimar JR, Gum JL, Crawford CH, Bratcher K, Carreon LY.  The Berg balance scale for assessing dynamic stability and balance in the adult spinal deformity (ASD) population. J Spine Surg. 2019 Dec;5(4):451-456.
  75. Laratta JL, Weegens R, Malone KT, Chou D, Smith WD. Minimally invasive lateral approaches for the treatment of spinal tumors: single-position surgery without the “flip.”  J Spine Surg. 2020 March;6(1):62-71.
  76. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Pugely AJ, Gupta K, Gum JL, Djurasovic M, Crawford
  77. Accuracy of cortical bone trajectory screw placement in midline lumbar fusion (MIDLF) with intraoperative cone beam navigation. J Spine Surg. 2019 Dec;5(4):443-450.
  78. Laratta JL, Gum JL, Shillingford JN, Rewddy H, Lehman RA, Crawford CH, Glassman SD, Carreon LY.  Job selection after orthopaedic surgery training: why are our trainees failing to select the right job?  Cureus. 2019 Aug 31;11(8):e5539.

Published Book Chapters

  1. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Patella Fracture. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  2. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  1. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Distal Femur Fracture. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  1. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Femoral Head Fracture. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  1. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Femoral Shaft Fracture. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  1. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Hip Dislocation (Native). In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  1. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Hip Dislocation (Total Hip Arthroplasty) in Orthopedic Emergencies.  Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016.
  1. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Impending Fractures. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  1. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Intertrochanteric and Subtrochanteric Fracture. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  1. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Knee Dislocation. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016. 
  1. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Meniscus Tear. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  1. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Pelvic Ring Injuries. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  1. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Periprosthetic Hip Fracture. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  2. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Periprosthetic Knee Femur Fracture. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  3. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Quadriceps or Patellar Tendon Rupture. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  4. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Tibia and Fibula Shaft Fracture. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  5. Swart EF, Laratta JL. Patella Dislocation. In: Makhni MC, Makhni EC, Swart EF, Day CS, eds. Orthopedic Emergencies. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2016.
  6. Laratta JL, Crawford CH, Glassman SD. Degenerative/De novo Adult Scoliosis. In: DeWald RL. Spinal Deformities: A Comprehensive Text, 2nd Edition.  Thieme Medical Publishing Group Germany; 2018.  In print.
  7. MacKinlay K, Laratta JL, Crawford CH. Principles and Applications of Spinal Instrumentation – A Systematic Approach. In: Bridwell KH, DeWald RL. The Textbook of Spinal Surgery, 4th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Philadelphia; 2018. In print.
  8. Smith WD, Gupta K, Kelesis M, Laratta JL. Selection of Appropriate Patients for Outpatient Spine Surgery.  In:  Phillips FM, Lieberman IH, Polly DW.  Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery – Surgical Techniques and Disease Management. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2019. In print.
  9. Dimar JR, Laratta JL. The Basics of Sagittal Balance. In:  Steinmetz MP and Benzel EC. Benzel’s Spine Surgery. Elsevier Philadelphia; 2020. In print.

Academic & Research Presentations

  1. Laratta JL, Weegans R, Gum JL, Smith WD. Single Position Lateral Surgery with Transpsoas Fixation is an Effective Treatment for Adult Spinal Deformity.  Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves – Spine Summit 2020, Las Vegas, NV.
  2. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lin JD, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Gum JL, Lehman RA, Lenke
  3. LG. Pelvic Parameters Directly Influence S2 Alar-Iliac (S2AI) Screw Trajectory. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves – Spine Summit 2020, Las Vegas, NV.
  4. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Pugely AJ, Saifi C, Buccholz A, Djurasovic M, Gum JL, Crawford CH.  Accuracy of Cortical Bone Trajectory Screw Placement with Intraoperative Cone Beam Navigation. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves – Spine Summit 2020, Las Vegas, NV
  5. Pino J, Villar R, Cantalapiedra A, Munoz F, Couceiro R, Gum JL, Pugely A, Laratta JL. Three-Dimensional Printing of Titanium Without Bone Graft Outperforms PEEK + Autologous Iliac Crest Bone Graft in Sheep Interbody Fusion Model. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves – Spine Summit 2020, Las Vegas, NV.
  6. Laratta JL, Carreon LY, Buchholz A, Yew A, Bisson E, Mummaneni PV, Glassman SD. Comorbidities Do Not Affect Minimum Clinically Important Difference (MCID) for Degenerative Grade One Spondylolisthesis. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves – Spine Summit 2020, Las Vegas, NV.
  7. Laratta JL, Kashigar A, Bisson E, Carreon LY, Mummaneni PV, Yew A, Mkorombindo T, Glassman SD.  Radiographic Parameters of Listhesis and Instability are Not Associated with Health Status or Clinical Outcomes in Grade 1 Degenerative Spondylolisthesis.  Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves – Spine Summit 2020, Las Vegas, NV.
  8. Gum JL, Glassman SD, Brown M, Daniels CL, Laratta JL, Carreon LY. Quantitative Romberg using a Force Plate: An Objective Measure for Cervical Myelopathy.  Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves – Spine Summit 2020, Las Vegas, NV.
  9. Laratta JL, Carreon LY, Buchholz A, Yew A, Bisson E, Mummaneni PV, Glassman SD. Preoperative Medical Comorbidities Do Not Affect Minimum Clinically Important Difference (MCID) for Degenerative Grade One Spondylolisthesis. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2020, Athens, Greece.
  10. Pino J, Villar R, Cantalapiedra A, Munoz F, Couceiro R, Gum JL, Pugely A, Laratta JL. Three-Dimensional Printing of Titanium Without Bone Graft Outperforms PEEK + Autologous Iliac Crest Bone Graft in Sheep Interbody Fusion Model. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2020, Athens, Greece.
  11. Kalakoti P, Laratta JL, Menger R, Hendrickson N, Shamrock A, Eisenberg J, Saifi C, Pugely A. Futuristic Impact of Spinal Deformities on Healthcare Delivery and Resource Utilization in the United States from 2015 to 2040: An Epidemiological-based Forecasting using Auto-Regressive Integrated Moving Average (ARMIA) Computational Modeling.  International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2020, Athens, Greece.
  12. Kalakoti P, Laratta JL, Shamrock A, Eisenberg J, Hendrickson N, Pugely A. Opiod Utilization in Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis After Multi-Level Deformity Correction: Postoperative Trends and Factors Associated with Long-Term Use.  International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2020, Athens, Greece.
  13. Eisenberg J, Kalakotic P, Laratta JL, Hendrickson N, Saifi C, Pugely A. Impact of Preoperative Chronic Opiod Therapy on Long-term Outcomes, Reoperations, Complications and Resource Utilization After Lumbar Arthrodesis.  International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2020, Athens, Greece.
  14. Kalakoti P, Shamrock A, Eisenberg JM, Hendrickson NR, Laratta JL, Pugely AJ. Opiod Utilization in Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis After Multi-Level Deformity Correction:  Postoperative Trends and Factors Associated with Long-Term Use.  North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2019, Chicago, IL.
  15. Laratta JL, Gupta K, Suen R, Smith WD. Single-Position Adult Spinal Deformity. (ASD) Surgery with Minimally Invasive Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (LLIF) and Lateral Segmental Screw-Rod Fixation.  International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  16. Laratta JL, Gupta K, Suen R, Smith WD. Single-Position Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD) Surgery with Minimally Invasive Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (LLIF) and Lateral Segmental Screw-Rod Fixation.  Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS) Annual Meeting 2019, Chicago, IL.
  17. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Pugely A, Gupta K, Gum JL, Djurasovic M, Crawford CH. Accuracy of Cortical Bone Trajectory Screw Placement in Midline Lumbar Fusion (MIDLF) with Intraoperative Cone Beam Navigation.  Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS) Annual Meeting 2019, Chicago, IL.
  18. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Gupta K, Glassman SD, Crawford CH, Gum JL, Djurasovic Midline Lumbar Fusion (MIDLF) Achieves Clinically Equivalent Segmental Lordosis Compared with “Open” Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS) Annual Meeting 2019, Chicago, IL.
  19. Laratta JL, Gupta K, Smith WD. Single Position Spine Surgery with Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (LLIF) and Lateral Segmental Screw-Rod Fixation for the Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD).  International Spinal Deformity Symposium (ISDS) Annual Meeting 2018, New York, NY.
  20. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Glassman SD, Crawford CH, Gum JL, Djurasovic M. Midline Lumbar Fusion (MIDLF) Achieves Clinically Equivalent Segmental Lordosis Compared With “Open” Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion.  Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS) Annual Meeting 2018, Las Vegas, NV.
  21. Laratta JL, Reddy H, Bratcher K, McGraw K, Carreon LY, Owens RK. Outcomes and Revision Rates Following Multilevel Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Procedures. Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS) Annual Meeting 2018, Las Vegas, NV.
  22. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Lin JD, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. The Role of Pelvic Parameters on S2 Alar-Iliac (S2AI) Screw Trajectory. Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS) Annual Meeting 2018, Las Vegas, NV.
  23. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Gum JL, Djurasovic M, Crawford CH. Accuracy of Cortical Bone Trajectory Screw Placement with Intraoperative Cone Beam Computed Tomography.  Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS) Annual Meeting 2018, Las Vegas, NV.
  24. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Lin JD, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. The Role of Pelvic Parameters on S2 Alar-Iliac (S2AI) Screw Trajectory.  Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS) Annual Meeting 2018, Chicago, IL.
  25. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Atanda AA, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Reddy H, Lenke LG, Lehman RA.  The National Impact of Spinal Laminectomy Readmissions throughout the United States.  Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS) Annual Meeting 2018, Chicago, IL.
  26. Laratta JL, Kaushal N, Shillingford JN, Ries Z, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Reddy H, Lehman RA, Lenke LG.  Massive Increase in Pediatric Spinal Fusions throughout the United States over a Recent Decade.  Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS) Annual Meeting 2018, Chicago, IL.
  27. Laratta JL, Lombardi JM, Shillingford JN, Gvozdyev B, Kim YJ. Deep Spinal Infection Eradicated by Implants Coated with Antibiotic Cement.  Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS) Annual Meeting 2018, Chicago, IL.
  28. Laratta JL, Anand N, Uribe J, Lehman RA. What is the Role of Anterior, Oblique, Posterior, and Laterally Based Surgery: How Can They Help?  Instructional Course Lecture.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting 2018, New Orleans, LA.
  29. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Riew KD. National Short-term Outcomes Following Single-level Cervical Disc Arthroplasty versus Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion:  A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting 2018, New Orleans, LA.
  30. Lombardi JM, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Trofa D, Lehman RA. Physical Examination of the Athlete’s Lumbar Spine.  Scientific Exhibit.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting 2018, New Orleans, LA.
  31. Saifi C, Swart E, Cazzulino A, Laratta JL, Makhni MC, Shillingford JN, Pugely AJ, Harris M, Lehman RA, Ludwig SC, Phillips FM, An HS. Rapid Increase in the Rates of Vertebral Fracture Repair Surgeries in the United States from 2006 to 2014. Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Annual Meeting, 2017, Vancouver, BC.
  32. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Riew KD. National Short-Term Outcomes Following Single-Level Cervical Disc Arthroplasty Versus Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis.  Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Hollywood, FL.
  33. Lin JD, Laratta JL, Tan LA, Shillingford JN, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. The Sacral Laminar Slope is an Anatomiuc Landmark for Freehand S2AI Screw Insertion.  Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Las Vegas, NV.
  34. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Saifi C, Lombardi JM, Dimar JR, Glassman SD, Lehman RA, Lenke LG.  The Rise and Fall of Bone Morphogenetic Protein. North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Orlando, FL.
  35. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Saifi C, Lombardi JM, Crawford CH, Glassman SD, Lehman RA, Lenke LG.  The Unprecedented Increase in Neuromonitoring Utilization over a Recent Decade.  North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Orlando, FL.
  36. Laratta JL, Kaushal NK, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Glassman SD, Lenke LG.  Pediatric Spinal Fusion Procedures have Massively Increased Throughout the United States over a Recent Decade.  North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Orlando, FL.
  37. Saifi C, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Cazzulino AS, Lehman RA, Phillips FM, An HS. Declining Trends in Primary and Revision Laminectomy Surgeries in the United States from 2006 to 2014.  North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Orlando, FL.
  38. Saifi C, Cazzulino AS, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lehman RA, Ludwig SC, Phillips FM, An HS.  Rapid Increase in the Rates of Vertebral Fracture Repair Surgeries in the United States from 2006 to 2014.  North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Orlando, FL.
  39. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Saifi C, Lombardi JM, Djurasovic M, Glassman SD, Lenke LG, Lehman RA. Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty Utilization Trends throughout the United States. North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Orlando, FL.
  40. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Saifi C, Lombardi JM, Owens RK, Carreon LY, Glassman SD, Lenke LG, Lehman RA.  Outpatient Spinal Fusion: The New Frontier. North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Orlando, FL.
  41. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Carreon LY, Glassman SD, Lenke LG, Lehman RA.  Hospital Readmission following Spinal Fusion throughout the United States. North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Orlando, FL.
  42. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Gum JL, Glassman SD, Lenke LG, Lehman RA.  Hospital Readmission following Spinal Laminectomy Procedures throughout the United States. North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Orlando, FL.
  43. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Riew KD. Tobramycin Powder Eradicates Spinal Wound Contamination: An in Vivo Rabbit Model.  North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Orlando, FL.
  44. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Lombardi JM, Lin JD, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. The Role of Pelvic Parameters on S2 Alar-Iliac Screw Trajectory. Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Philadelphia, PA.
  45. Saifi C, Cazzulino AS, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Ludwig SC, Lehman RA, An H, Phillips F.  Marked Increase in Primary Atlantoaxial Spinal Fusion Surgeries in the United States from 2006-2014.  Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Philadelphia, PA.
  46. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Lehman RA, An H, Lenke LG. Marked Increase in Long Fusion Constructs throughout the United States over a Recent Decade.  Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting, 2017.
  47. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Ha A, Saifi C, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Fischer CR. Postoperative Surgical Site Infection after Spine Surgery: An Update from the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Morbidity and Mortality Database.  Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Philadelphia, PA.
  48. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Sarpong N, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Fischer CR. Visual Loss Following Spine Surgery: What Have We Seen Within the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Morbidity and Mortality Database?  Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Philadelphia, PA.
  49. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Gum JL, Glassman SD, Lenke LG, Lehman Hospital Readmission following Spinal Laminectomy Procedures throughout the United States. North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, 2017, Orlando, FL.
  50. Laratta JL, Saifi C, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Ha A, Lehman RA, Lenke LG.  Tobramycin Powder Eliminates Spinal Wound Contamination. Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA) Annual Meeting 2017, Hilton Head, SC.
  51. Laratta JL, Saifi C, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Ha A, Lehman RA, Lenke LG.  The Fall of Recombinant Bone Morphogenetic Protein. Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA) Annual Meeting 2017, Hilton Head, SC.
  52. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Hardy N, Lenke LG, Lehman How Common are Outpatient Spinal Laminectomies? Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA) Annual Meeting 2017, Hilton Head, SC.
  53. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Lenke LG, Lehman RA. Utilization of Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty throughout the United States over a Recent Decade: An Analysis of the National Inpatient Sample.  Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA) Annual Meeting 2017, Hilton Head, SC.
  54. Laratta JL, Saifi C, Shillingford JN, Bernhard J, Robinson S, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Lenke LG.  Hypertrophic Chondrocytes Prevent Fusion in a Rat Model.  Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA) Annual Meeting 2017, Hilton Head, SC.
  55. Lin J, Lenke LG, Shillingford JN, Tan LA, Laratta JL, Fischer CR, Lehman RA. Efficacy and Safety of a High-Dose Tranexamic Acid Protocol in Complex Adult Spinal Deformity: Analysis of 100 Consecutive Cases.  International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2017, Cape Town, South Africa.
  56. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Park P, Lombardi JM, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. Human versus Robot: A Propensity-Matched Analysis of the Accuracy of Free Hand versus Robotic Guidance for Placement of S2 Alar-Iliace (S2AI) Screws.  International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2017, Cape Town, South Africa.
  57. Lombardi JM, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Weidenbaum M, Lehman RA, Fischer CR. The Feasibility and Efficacy of Robotic Assisted Pedicle Screw Placement.  International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) 2017, Cape Town, South Africa.
  58. Swart EF, Laratta JL, Slobogean G, Mehta S. Operative Treatment of Rib Fractures in Flail Chest Injuries: A Meta-analysis and Cost-effectiveness Analysis.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting 2017, San Diego, CA.
  59. Saifi CS, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Alrabaa R, Bernhard J, Robinson S, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Lenke LG, Lehman RA, Weidenbaum M. Tissue Engineered Bone Graft with Hypertrophic Chondrocytes Prevents Fusion in an Athymic Rat Model. Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago, IL.
  60. Lin J, Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Tan LA, Fischer CR, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. Efficacy and Safety of High-Dose Tranexamic Acid Protocol in Adult Spinal Deformity. Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago, IL.
  61. Laratta JL, Hardy N, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Pugely A, An H, Phillips F, Lehman RA, Lenke LG. National Trends in the Utilization of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Throughout the United States.  Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago, IL.
  62. Laratta JL, Hardy N, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Lin JD, Saifi C, Pugely A, Fischer CR, Lenke LG, Lehman RA.  National Trends in the Utilization of Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty Procedures Throughout the United States.  Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago, IL.
  63. Saifi C, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Lombardi JM, Hardy N, Pugely A, Phillips F, Lehman RA, An H, Lenke LG.  National Trends Spinal Deformity Surgery Throughout the United States.  Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago, IL.
  64. Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Hardy N, Lombardi JM, Saifi C, Romanov A, Fischer CR, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Riew KD. Intrawound Tobramycin Powder Eradicates Surgical Wound Contamination: An in Vivo Rabbit Study.  Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago, IL.
  65.   Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Lombardi JM, Mueller J, Fischer CR, Lehman RA.  Safety and Outcomes Following Anterior versus Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Procedures.  Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago, IL.
  66. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Sarpong N, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Fischer CR. Instrumentation Complication Rates Following Spine Surgery: A Report from the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Mobidity and Mortality Database.  Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago, IL.
  67. Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Sarpong N, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Fischer CR. Visual Loss Following Spine Surgery: What Have We Seen Within the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Morbidity and Mortality Database?  Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago, IL.
  68. Saifi C, Laratta JL, Pugley AJ, Cazzulino A, Goldberg E, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, An H, Phillips F.  Trends in Primary and Revision Laminectomy in the United States from 2006-2014.  Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago IL.
  69. Cazzulino A, Saifi M, Laratta JL, Makhni M, Colman M, Dewald C, Lehman RA, An H, Phillips F.  Trends in Resource Utilization for Vertebral Fracture Repair Surgeries in the United States from 2006-2014. Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago IL
  70. Lombardi JM, Laratta JL, Shillingford JN, Weidenbaum M, Lehman RA, Fischer CR. An Analysis of Robotic Assisted Pedicle Screw Placement.  Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago, IL.
  71. Pugley AJ, Bedard N, Shillingford JN, Saifi C, Laratta JL, Riew KD, Lehman RA. Opiod Use Trends Following Cervical Spine Surgery.  Cervical Spine Research Society Annual Meeting 2016, Toronto, CN.
  72. Swart EF, Laratta JL, Slobogean G, Mehta S. A Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Early Rib Fracture Operative Treatment. Orthopaedic Trauma Association 2016 Annual Meeting 2016, National Harbor, MD.
  73. Saifi C, Ha A, Cazzulino A, Jegede K, Fischer C, Laratta JL, Kim YJ, Weidenbaum M, Lenke LG, Lehman RA.  National Trends for Primary and Revision Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty Throughout the United States from 2005-2013.  The International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques (IMAST) 2016, Washington, DC.
  74. Saifi C, Ha A, Cazzulino A, Laratta JL, Fischer CR, Weidenbaum M, Lenke LG, Lehman RA.  National Trends for Primary and Revision Anterior and Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Throughout the United States from 2005-2013.  The International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques (IMAST) 2016, Washington, DC.
  75. Laratta JL, Makhni M, Rosenwasser MP. Anteromedial coronoid fracture. Foundation for Orthopedic Trauma (FOT) Annual Meeting 2015, Las Vegas, NV.
  76. Laratta JL, Kasar S, Ruezinsky W, Raveche E. Role of mir-15a/16 in prostate cancer. UMDNJ – University Hospital Cancer Center Research Fair, 2009, Newark, NJ.
  77. Laratta JL, Jin N, Taylor Eves P, Tang F, Weisman LS. Identification of yeast Myo2 globular tail linker protein binding domains.  University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute, 2007, Ann Arbor, MI.