COVID-19 Update: As of 6/26/20 UT Ortho is following local and state guidelines in regards to the Executive Order issued by Governor Abbott effective today (6/26/20) at midnight in alignment with our partners. We are still open and are safely seeing patients at our outpatient facilities. Our patients’ and employees’ safety have been and will always be our number one priority. We are here for you to provide the highest quality of orthopedic care to everyone in our community” – Dr. Walt Lowe, Chair and Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

 

Selected Publications

  • Lowe W, Griffin J, Elliott M, Wu J, Papavasiliou T, Cook J, Harner C, Bailey L. Adductor Canal Nerve versus Femoral Nerve Blockade for Pain Control & Quadriceps Function Following ACL Reconstruction: A Randomized Clinical Trial. American Journal of Sports Medicine; In Review 2017
  • Bailey L, Juneau C, Mascarenhas R, Lowe W. Current Concepts For Managing Graft Site Pain Following ACL Reconstruction with Patellar Tendon Autograft. American Journal of Sports Medicine; In Review 2017.
  • Griffin J, Elliott M, Wu J, Papavasiliou T, Cook J,  Bailey L, Lowe W. Current Concepts in Treatment of Patellofemoral Osteochondritis Dissecans. American Journal of Sports Medicine; In Press 2017.
  • Lowe WR, Warth RJ, Davis E, Bailey LB. The Effects of Functional Bracing Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 25(3):239-249; March 2017.
  • Lowe WR.  There, It Fits! – Justifying Nonsignificant P-Values. Arthroscopy. 32(11):2318-2321. November 2016.
  • Juneau C, Paine R, Chicas E, Gardner E, Bailey L, McDermott J, Lowe W. Current Concepts in Treatment of Patellofemoral Osteochondritis Dissecans. The International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy; 11(6), December 2016.
  • Paine R, Chicas E, Bailey LB, Hariri T, Lowe W. Strength & Functional Assessment Of Healthy High School Football Players: Analysis Of Skilled And Non-Skilled Positions.  The International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy; 10(6), November 2015
  • Doherty DB, Lowe WR. Meniscal Root Tears: Identification and Repair. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2016 Mar-Apr;45(3):183-7.
  • Shybut TB, Vega CE, Haddad J, Alexander JW, Gold JE, Noble PC, Lowe WR. Effect of Lateral Meniscal Root Tear On The Stability Of The Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Deficient Knee. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Apr;43(4):905-11.
  • Driscoll MD, Isabell GP Jr, Conditt MA, Ismaily SK, Jupiter DC, Noble PC, Lowe WR. Comparison of 2 Femoral Tunnel Locations In Anatomic Single-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Biomechanical Study. Arthroscopy. 2012Oct;28(10):1481-9.
  • Shah AA, Brien A, Lowe WR. Radiographic Results of Femoral Tunnel Drilling Through The Anteromedial Portal In Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Arthroscopy. 2010 Dec;26(12):1586-92.
  • Shah AA, McCulloch PC, Lowe WR. Failure Rate of Achilles Tendon Allograft In Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Arthroscopy. 2010 May;26(5):667-74.
  • Murray PJ, Alexander JW, Gold JE, Icenogle KD, Noble PC, Lowe WR. Anatomic Double-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Kinematics and Knee Flexion Angle-Graft Tension Relation. Arthroscopy. 2010 Feb;26(2):202-13.
  • Murray PJ, Lowe WR. Achilles Allograft Reconstruction of a Chronic Complete Proximal Hamstring Rupture. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2009 Nov;17(11):1360-3.
  • Crawford MJ, Dy CJ, Alexander JW, Thompson M, Schroder SJ, Vega CE, Patel RV, Miller AR, McCarthy JC, Lowe WR, Noble PC. The 2007 Frank Stinchfield Award. The Biomechanics of The Hip Labrum And The Stability Of The Hip. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Dec;465:16-22.
  • Guelich DR, Lowe WR, Wilson B. The Routine Culture of Allograft Tissue In Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2007 Sep;35(9):1495-9.
  • Chen CH, Liu X, Yeh ML, Huang MH, Zhai Q, Lowe WR, Lintner DM, Luo ZP. Pathological Changes of Human Ligament After Complete Mechanical Unloading. Am J  Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Apr;86(4):282-9.
  • Keefe DT, Lowe WR. Symptomatic Superior Labral Anterior Posterior Lesion with Absence Of The Long Head Of The Biceps Tendon: A Case Report. Am J Sports Med.2005 Nov;33(11):1746-50.
  • DiRaimondo CA, Alexander JW, Noble PC, Lowe WR, Lintner DM. A Biomechanical Comparison of Repair Techniques For Type II SLAP Lesions. Am J Sports Med. 2004 Apr-May;32(3):727-33.
  • Stadelmaier DM, Lowe WR, Ilahi OA, Noble PC, Kohl HW 3rd. Cyclic Pull-Out Strength of Hamstring Tendon Graft Fixation with Soft Tissue Interference Screws. Influence of Screw Length. Am J Sports Med. 1999 Nov-Dec;27(6):778-83.
  • Bailie DS, Moseley B, Lowe WR. Surgical Anatomy of The Posterior Shoulder: Effects of Arm Position And Anterior-Inferior Capsular Shift. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 1999 Jul-Aug;8(4):307-13.

 

Book Chapters

  • Bailey L, Lowe, W. Rehabilitation of Knee Ligament Injuries. eds. Co-Editors: Randy Mascarenhas MD FRCSC, Sanjeev Bhatia MD, Walter Lowe MD. Ligamentous Injuries of the Knee. Nova Publishing. June, 2016.
  • Huard J, Warth RJ, Chahla J, LaPrade RF, Harner CD, Lowe WR. The Use of Biologics in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. In: Mascarenhas R, Bhatia S, Lowe WR (eds), Ligamentous Injuries of the Knee. Nova Science Publishers, 2016. Chapter 25. ISBN: 978-1-63485-616-4.

 

Selected National Presentations

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sport Medicine (AOSSM) 2017 Annual Meeting - Adductor Canal Block versus Femoral Nerve Block for Pain Control and Quadriceps Function Following ACL Reconstruction: A Prospective Randomized Trial. Toronto Canada. Lowe W, Griffin J, Elliott M, Wu J, Papavasiliou T, Cook J, Harner C, Bailey L.
  • Internal Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) 2017 Annual Meeting - Adductor Canal Block versus Femoral Nerve Block for Pain Control and Quadriceps Function Following ACL Reconstruction: A Prospective Randomized Trial. Shanghai, China. Lowe W, Griffin J, Elliott M, Wu J, Papavasiliou T, Cook J, Harner C, Bailey L.
  • Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) 2017 Annual Meeting. Is an autologous fibrin clot capable of preserving and delivering stem cells? San Diego, CA. Shupe PG, Harner CD, Warth RJ, Gao X, Sun X, Lowe WR, Huard J.
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting. Platform Presentation: Sports Section. The Utilization of Single Leg Squat Performance to Evaluate Lower Extremity Biomechanics Following ACL reconsruction. Carlin S, Klahiegie J, Chicas E, Paine R, Duncan B, Bailey LB, Lowe WR. San Antonio, TX Feb 2017.
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting. Platform Presentation: Sports Section. Primary versus Revision ACL Reconstruction: An Analysis at Return to Sport. Gray M, Papavasiliou T, Klahiegie J, Chicas E, Paine R, Duncan B, Lowe W, Bailey LB. San Antonio, TX Feb 2017.
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting. Platform Presentation: Sports Section. Adductor Canal Block versus Femoral Nerve Block for Pain Control and Quadriceps Function Following ACL Reconstruction: A Prospective Randomized Trial. Papavasiliou T, Gray M, Klahiegie J, Juneau C, Paine R, Duncan B, Lowe W, Bailey LB. San Antonio, TX Feb 2017.
  • Orthopedic Summit 2016 - Advanced Practitioner Session. Current Concepts of Blood Flow Restriction Therapy. Hocus Pocus or Cutting Edge Treatment? Blood Restriction, Stem Cells, Dry Needling, and Other Magic Remedies Bailey L, Lowe W, Owens J. Las Vegas NV, Dec 9th, 2016.
    • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Annual Meeting - Rehabilitation Symposium. Current Concepts of Blood Flow Restriction Therapy. Hocus Pocus or Cutting Edge Treatment? Blood Restriction, Stem Cells, Dry Needling, and Other Magic Remedies.  Bailey L, Lowe W, Owens J. John B Hynes Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Chicago, Ill. Sept 16th, 2016.
    • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Annual Meeting - Rehabilitation Symposium. Rehabilitation Management of Multi-Ligament Knee Injuries. The Multi-ligament Knee: Lessons Learned from the OR to the Playing Field.  Bailey L, Lowe W.  John B Hynes Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Boston, MA. April 15th, 2016.
    • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Annual Meeting - Rehabilitation Symposium. Current Concepts of Blood Flow Restriction Therapy. Hocus Pocus or Cutting Edge Treatment? Blood Restriction, Stem Cells, Dry Needling, and Other Magic Remedies.  Bailey L, Lowe W, Owens J.  John B Hynes Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Boston, MA. April 15th, 2016. 
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Annual Meeting - Rehabilitation Symposium. Current Concepts of Dry Needling. Hocus Pocus or Cutting Edge Treatment? Blood Restriction, Stem Cells, Dry Needling, and Other Magic Remedies.   Bailey L, Lowe W.  John B Hynes Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Boston, MA, April 15th, 2016.
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting. Platform Presentation: Sports Section. The Relationships Between Dynamic Single-Leg Balance Deficits and Quadriceps Muscle Strength Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Aparicio J, Maloney K, Duncan B, Paine R, Lowe W, Bailey LB. Anaheim CA, Feb 2016.
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting. Platform Presentation: Sports Section. The Influence of Knee Range of Motion On Subjective And Functional Outcome Measures Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Maloney K, Aparicio J, Duncan B, Paine R, Lowe W, Bailey LB. Anaheim CA, Feb 2016.