Publications and Presentations

Regarded as an expert in his field, Dr. Steven Yang has published numerous journal articles and textbook chapters in the area of orthopedic surgery. He is also a frequent speaker about innovations in treatments and surgeries for the hand, arm, and shoulder.


Publications:

Davis M, Commissaris RL, Cassella JV, Yang S, Dember L and Harty TP. Differential effects of dopamine agonists on acoustically and electrically elicited startle responses: comparison to effects of strychine.Brain Res. 1986;371:58-69.

Hearse DJ, Yang SS, Manson N and Hess M. Reperfusion-induced arrhythmias: characterization studies with the globally ischemic rat heart. Can J Cardiol. 1986;4:149-155

Yang SS. A response to Alain Enthoven and the consumer choice health plan. N Engl J Med. 1989; 321:117

Yang SS. Treatability of the sex offender: consideration of etiology, pathology and treatment in repealing SDO statutes. J Med Law. 1989;8:319-328.

Yang SS and Hearse DJ. Protection of the immature myocardium during ischemic arrest: dose dependency of glucose and mannitol as additives to the St. Thomas’ Cardioplegic solution. Can J Cardiol. 1989;5:401-411.

Yang SS and Hershman EB. Idiopathic brachial plexus neuropathy: a review. CRC Crit Rev Phys RehabilMed. 1993;5:193-201.

Yang SS and Bronson MJ. Cystic enlargement of the iliopsoas bursa causing venous obstruction as a complication of total hip arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 1993;8:657-661.

Yang SS and Nisonson B. Arthroscopic surgery of the knee in the geriatric patient. Clin Orthop. 1995;316:50-58.

Yang SS, Bear B and Weiland AJ. Rupture of the flexor pollicis longus tendon after 30 years due to migration of a retained foreign body. J Hand Surg. 1995;20B:800-805.

Smith GR, Yang SS and Weiland AJ. Multiple carpometacarpal dislocations: a case report and review of the literature. Am J Orthop. 1996;25:502-506.

Kalainov DM, DiCarlo EF, Yang SS and Weiland AJ. Recurrent eccrine acrospiroma of the hand: a case report. J Hand Surg. 1996;21B:280-282.

Yang SS, Kalainov DM and Weiland AJ. Fracture of the hook of hamate with rupture of the flexor tendons of the small finger in a rheumatoid patient. J Hand Surg 1996;21A:916-917

Yang SS, Williams RJ, Bear B and McCormick RR. Leiomyoma of the hand in a child who has the human immunodeficiency virus. J Bone Joint Surg. 1996;78-A:1904-1907.

Yang SS, Jackson L, Green DW and Weiland AJ. A rare variant of mirror hand: a case report. J Hand Surg 1996;21A916-917

Yang SS, McCormick RR and Weiland AJ. Closed rupture of the flexor digitorum profundus tendon on the palm of a non-rheumatoid patient. Orthop 1998;21:205-208.

Markolf KL, Lamey D and Yang SS. Radioulnar load-sharing in the forearm: a study in cadavera. J Bone Joint Surg 1998:80-A:879-888.

Yang SS and Weiland AJ. First metacarpal subsidence during pinch after ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition basal joint arthroplasty of the thumb. J Hand Surg 1998;23A:879-883.

Zikria B and Yang SS. Intraosseous leiomyoma of the ulna. J Bone Joint Surg 2004; 86-A:2522-2525.

Goldsmith S and Yang SS. Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of occult dorsal wrist ganglions. J Hand Surg (European Volume) 2008;33E:595-599.

Hepinstall M and Yang SS. Indirect decompression of the carpal canal during basal joint arthroplasty of the thumb. J Hand Surg. 2008; 33A:1057-1062.

Yassaee F and Yang SS. Mini-incision fixation of non-displaced scaphoid fracture nonunions. J Hand Surg 2008; 33A:1116-1120.

Cooper HJ and Yang SS. Proliferative extensor tenosynovitis in the non-rheumatoid wrist. J Hand Surg 2009 34A:1827.

Gandhi J, Hurd J, and Yang SS. The anatomic location of glomus tumor recurrences. J Hand Surg 2010;35:986.

Meftah M, Keefer EP, Panagopoulos G, Yang SS. Arthroscopic wafer resection for ulnar impaction syndrome: prediction of outcomes. Hand Surgery, 2010;15:89-93.

Bedford B and Yang SS. Results of circular plate fixation for four-corner arthrodesis of the wrist. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2010; 468:163.

Andrachuk J and Yang SS. Modified total trapezial and partial trapezoidal excision and ligament reconstruction tendon interposition reduces symptoms in isolated scaphotrapezial-trapezoid arthritis of the wrist. J Hand Surg (E) 2012; 37E:637.

Ayalon O, Nance E, Yang SS. The Combined 1A and 1B Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tear: A New Category of Injury, Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases, 2016; 74(2):119-123.

Hinds RM, Gottschalk MB, Muppavarapu RC, Naik AA, Yang SS, Capo JT. Assessment of the accuracy of online information regarding trigger finger. J Hand Surg (AP), 2016; 21:193-198.

Hinds RM, Gottschalk MB, Melemed E, Capo JT, Yang SS. Accessory slip of the extensor carpi ulnaris: a cadaveric assessment. J Wrist Surg. 2016; 5:273-276.

Gottschalk M, Hinds RM, Muppavarapu RC, Brock K, Sapienza A, Paksima N, Capo J, Yang SS. Factors affecting hand surgeon operating room turnover time. Hand, 2016 Dec;11(4):489-494.

Shearin J, Yang SS. Flexor Carpi Radialis to Palmaris Longus Tendon Transfer for Spontaneous Rupture of the Flexor Carpi Radialis Tendon - a review of an uncommon finding and surgical technique for operative correction, J Hand Surg (AP), 2016; 21:417-421.

Tordjman D, Barry M, Hinds R, Yang SS. Surgical treatment of symptomatic congenital type I lunotriquetral coalition: technique and a report of 4 cases. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg, 2016; 20:141-146.

Tordjman D, Hinds R, Ayalon O, Yang SS, Capo JT. Volar-ulnar approach for fixation of the volar lunate facet fragment in distal radius fractures: a technical tip. J Hand Surg (A), 2016; 41:e491-500.

Cantlon M, Yang SS. Wide awake hand surgery. Bull Hosp Jt Dis 2017; 75:47-51.

Klifto CS, Capo JT, Sapienza A, Yang SS, Paksima N. Flexor tendon injuries: what do we know and where do we go? J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2018; 26:e26-e35.

Tordjman D, Hinds RM, Yang SS, Capo JT. Radial shaft convergence in distal radius fractures: diagnosis and treatment. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 2018; 22:19-25.

Erickson J, Kwart A, Melamed E, Yang SS. Incidence of extensor carpi ulnaris split tears in cadavers. J Hand Surg (AP) 2019, 23(2).

Hinds RM, Fiedler DK, Capo JT, Yang SS. Factors affecting operative duration in isolated open carpal tunnel release. J Wrist Surg 2019.

Text Book Chapters:

Yang SS and Alexiades M. A history of the surgical treatment of knee ligament injuries: In The Knee. WN Scott, ed. Mosby-Yearbook, 1994.

Yang SS and Gerwin M. Fractures of the hand. In Orthopedic Knowledge Update: Trauma. AM Levin, ed. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 1996.

Yang SS. Fractures and dislocations of the hand. In Clinical Orthopaedics. E Craig, ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 1999.

Falkenstein N, Keefer EP, Yang SS. Biomechanics and Tendon Transfers. In Hand Rehabilitation 2nd Edition. N Falkenstein, ed. Elsevier Mosby, 2005.

Yang SS. Peri-Trapezial Arthritis of the Basal Joints of the Thumb. In Hand Surgery Worldwide. JR Urbaniak ed. Konstantaras Medical Publications, 2010.

Presentations:

Commissaris RL, Yang SS, Dember L and Davis M. Dopaminergic facilitation of acoustic startle is due to enhanced sensory rather than motor effects. Society for Neurosciences, 1983.

Yang SS, Markoff K, Hotchkiss RN and Meals RA. Biomechanics of the forearm: force transmission through the forearm and the role of interosseous membrane. Residency thesis, Research Symposium, Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. 1994.

Yang SS and Weiland AJ. First metacarpal subsidence during pinch after LRTI basal joint arthroplasty of the thumb. 2nd Annual Orthopedic Alumni Research Meeting Lenox Hill Hospital. New York, New York. 1996.

Lamey DM, Markolf K, Yang SS and Meals R. Radio-ulnar load sharing at the wrist and elbow. 51st Annual Meeting, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Resident and Fellows Conference. Nashville, Tennessee. September 1996.

Goldsmith S and Yang SS. The Treatment of Occult Dorsal Wrist Ganglion Cysts. 22nd Annual Meeting, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Residents and Fellows Conference. New York, N.Y. September 2004.

Keefer E and Yang SS. Arthroscopic Wafer Resection for Ulnar Impaction Syndrome: Preoperative Predictors of Outcome. Poster, 22nd Annual Meeting, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Residents and Fellows Conference. New York, N.Y. September 2004.

Gandhi F, Goldsmith S, Yang SS. Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Diagnosis of Occult Dorsal Wrist Ganglion Cysts. Poster, 62nd Annual Meeting, American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Seattle, Washington. September 2007.

Yang SS. Finger PIP Joint Injuries in Sports, Sports Medicine Symposium, Nicholas Institute for Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, New York, NY, March 2008

Andrachuk J and Yang SS. The Results of Modified Trapezial Excision LRTI for Scaphotrapezial-Trapazoid Osteoarthritis. 14th Annual Orthopedic Alumni Research Meeting, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, N.Y., May 2008.

Cooper J and Yang S. Proliferative Extensor Tenosynovitis in the Non-Rheumatoid Wrist. 63rd Annual Meeting, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Chicago, IL. September 2008.

Yang SS. Peri-trapezial arthritis of the basal joints of the thumb: the TM and CMC articulations. Invited Speaker. 11th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, Seoul, Korea. November 2010.

Meftah M, Keefer EP, Panagopoulos G, Yang SS. Arthroscopic wafer resection for ulnar impaction syndrome: prediction of outcomes. Podium Presentation. 78th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Diego, CA. February 2011.

Nance E, Yang SS. The combined 1A and 1B triangular fibrocartilage complex tear: a new category of injury. Poster, 66th Annual Meeting, American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Las Vegas, NV. September 2011.

Slate E, Yang SS. Postoperative correlation between nerve recovery on nerve conduction studies with clinical recovery in ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow. 19th Annual Orthopedic Alumni Research Meeting, Lenox Hill Hospital, May 2013.

Gottschalk MB, Hinds RM, Muppavarapu R, Brock K, Sapienza A, Paksima N, Capo JT, Yang SS. Does Hand Surgeon routine between surgical cases affect operating room turnover time? New York Society for Surgery of the Hand, Residents and Fellows Meeting. May 12, 2015.

Klifto C, Sapienza A, Capo JT, Yang SS, Paksima N, O’Connell A, Akhtar I. Flexor Tendon Injuries: What do we know and where do we go? Scientific Exhibit, Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV. March 2015.

Ayalon O, Petchprapa C, Sapienza A,Adler R, Capo JT, Yang S, Paksima N, Dynamic Imaging in the Hand and Wrist, Scientific Exhibit, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons , Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, March 2015.

Klifto C, Guss M, Klifto K, Yang S, Sapienza A, Capo J, Paksima N. Distal radius fractures: tips to prevent complications and management when they occur. Scientific Exhibit, Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Orlando, FL, March 2016.

Fiedler DK, Hinds R, Capo JT, Yang SS. Factors affecting operative time in isolated open carpal tunnel release. Poster. 71st Annual Meeting, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Austin, TX, September 2016.

Hinds RM, Tordjman D, Barry M, Yang SS. Surgical treatment of symptomatic congenital lunotriquetral synchondrosis: A report of four cases. Poster. Annual Meeting of the American Association for Hand Surgery, Waikoloa, Hawaii, January 2017.

Erickson J, Kwart BA, Melamed E, Yang SS. ECU tendon anatomy may mimic tears. New York Society for Surgery of the Hand, Residents and Fellows Research Meeting, New York, NY, May 2017.

Shulman B, Karim A, Rettig M, Yang SS, Paksima N. Patient reported outcomes after wide awake hand surgery. New York Society for Surgery of the Hand, Residents and Fellows Research Meeting, New York, NY, May 2017.

Schulman B, Karim A, Rettig M, Yang S, Bosco J, Paksima N. Wide-awake hand surgery: current concepts and practical considerations for starting your own program. Scientific Exhibit, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2018.

Erickson J, Kwart A, Melamed E, Yang SS. Extensor carpi ulnaris tendon anatomy may mimic tears on imaging. American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Poster, Annual Meeting. Boston, MA, September 2018.

Cappelleti G, Hinds RM, Cadet RM, Yang SS. Anatomic variations in the extensor digitorum communis tendon to the fifth digit is associated with differences in adjacent anatomy. Poster, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Annual Meeting. Boston, MA, September 2018.

Schulman B, Rettig M, Yang SS, Sapienza A, Bosco J, Paksima N. Patient reported outcomes after wide awake hand surgery remain consistent over time. Poster, American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, September 2018.

Shulman B, Rettig M, Yang SS, Bosco J, Paksima N. Tourniquet use does not diminish satisfaction in wide-awake hand surgery. Poster, Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, FL, October 2018.