• Hip & Knee Replacement
  • Spine (Neck & Back)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Hand & Wrist
  • Foot & Ankle
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physiatry

O. Brant Nikolaus, M.D.

Publications & Presentations

Publications

  • Nikolaus, OB, Abdel, MP, Hanssen, AD, & Lewallen, DG (2017). Porous tantalum femoral metaphyseal cones for large femoral bone defects in revision total knee arthroplasty. JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques, 2017 June 14 7(2), [e17]
  • Nikolaus, OB, Lewallen, DG (2017). Instability after total knee arthroplasty: Wobble and buckle. Seminars in Arthroplasty. June 2017. 28(2) 82-90.
  • Nikolaus OB, McLendon PM, Hanssen AD, Mabry TM, Berbari EF, Sierra RJ. Factors Associated with 20-year Cumulative Risk of Infection after Aseptic Index Revision TKA. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2016 April: 31(4) 872-77.
  • Nikolaus OB, Larson DR, Hanssen AD, Trousdale RT, Sierra RJ. Lateral Patellar Facet Impingement after Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: It Does Exist. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2014 May;29(5)970-6.
  • Bonner J, Letko M, Nikolaus OB, Krug L, Cooper A, Chadwick B, Conklin P, Lim A, Chien CB, Dorsky RI. Midline crossing is not required for subsequent pathfinding decisions in commissural neurons. Neural Development. 2012 Jun 6;7:18.
  • Hofer RE, Nikolaus OB, Pawlina WJ. Using Checklists in a Gross Anatomy Laboratory Improves Learning Outcomes and Dissection Quality. Anatomical Sciences Education. 2011 Sep-Oct; 4(5):249-55.
  • Gribble SL*, Nikolaus OB*, Carver MS, Hoshijima H, Dorsky RI. Chromosomal position mediates spinal cord expression of a dbx1a enhancer. Developmental Dynamics, 238 (2009), 2929-2935. (*Co-First Authors)
  • Bonner J, Gribble SL, Veien ES, Nikolaus OB, Weidinger G, Dorsky RI. Proliferation and Patterning are mediated independently in the dorsal spinal cord downstream of canonical Wnt signaling, Developmental Biology, 313 (2008) 398-407.
  • Gribble SL, Nikolaus OB, Dorsky RI. Regulation and function of Dbx genes in the zebrafish spinal cord. Developmental Dynamics, 236 (2007), 3472-83

Book Chapters

  • Nikolaus OB and Abdel MP. Late Infections of the Knee Joint: Two Stage Articulating Solutions. Periprosthetic Joint Infections. Springer International Publishing, 267-282, 2016
  • Nikolaus OB and Taunton MJ. Total Knee Replacement in the Varus Knee. Operative Techniques: Knee Surgery, 2nd Edition. Elsevier Publishing, 370-378, 2018.
  • Taunton MJ and Nikolaus OB. Surgical Approaches for Total Knee Arthroplasty. Operative Techniques: Knee Surgery, 2nd Edition Elsevier Publishing, 343-350, 2018.

Presentations

  • Nikolaus OB, Hofer RE, Pawlina W, Castellani B, Hafferty PK, Hafferty FW. Social networks and academic help seeking among first year medical students. Presented at: 2011 Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Annual Meeting. Vienna, Austria.
  • Hofer RE, Nikolaus OB, Pawlina W, Castellani B, Hafferty PK, Hafferty FW. Peer-to-peer assessments of professionalism: A time dependent social network perspective. Presented at: 2011 Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Annual Meeting. Vienna, Austria
  • Nikolaus OB, Trousdale RT, Hanssen AD, Sierra RJ. Lateral Patellar Facet Resection for Symptomatic Lateral Facet Impingement Post TKA. Presented at: 2011 Mid-America Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ
  • Nikolaus OB, McLendon PM, Schleck C, Hanssen AD, Mabry TM, Berbari EF, Sierra RJ. Factors Associated with 20-year Cumulative Risk of Infection after Aseptic Index Revision TKA. Presented at: 2014 American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX.
  • Nikolaus OB, McLendon PM, Schleck C, Hanssen AD, Mabry TM, Berbari EF, Sierra RJ. Factors Associated with 20-year Cumulative Risk of Infection after Aseptic Index Revision TKA. Presented at: 2014 Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS) Annual Meeting. Charleston, SC
  • Nikolaus OB, McLendon PM, Schleck C, Hanssen AD, Mabry TM, Berbari EF, Sierra RJ. Factors Associated with 20-year Cumulative Risk of Infection after Aseptic Index Revision TKA. Presented at: 2015 Mid-America Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting. Hilton Head, SC
  • Nikolaus OB, McLendon PM, Schelck C, Hanssen AD, Mabry TM, Berbari EF, Sierra RJ. Factors Associated with 20-year Cumulative Risk of Infection after Aseptic Index Revision TKA. Presented at: 2015 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV
  • Martin JR, Camp CL, Wyles CC, Nikolaus OB, Taunton JM, Trousdale RT, Lewallen DG. Increased Femoral Head Offset is Associated with Elevated Metal Ions in Asymptomatic Patients with Metal on Polyethylene Total Hip Arthroplasty. Presented at: 2016 Mid-America Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting. Bonita Springs, FL
  • Nikolaus OB, Watts CD, Taunton MJ. Early Patient Reported Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Symptoms after Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty. Presented at: 2017 Mid-America Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting. Amelia Island, FL

Posters

  • Nikolaus OB, Gribble SL, Dorsky RI. Reporter Analysis of dbx1a Regulation in the Zebrafish Spinal Cord. Presented at: 2008 International Zebrafish Meeting on Development and Genetics in Madison, WI. (This poster won second place in the undergraduate poster division.)
  • Bonner J, Nikolaus OB, Lim A, Slade K, Chien CB, Dorsky RI. Robo and DCC signaling mediate distinct components of CoPA pathfinding. 2008 International Zebrafish Meeting on Development and Genetics in Madison, WI
  • Wagner ER, Sarfani S, Nikolaus OB, Sanchez-Sotelo J, Cofield R, Sperling JW, Elhassan BT. Long-Term Outcomes of Glenohumeral Fusion Presented at: 2015 Mid-America Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting. Hilton Head, SC.
  • Nikolaus OB, Watts CD, Abdel MP, Hanssen AD. Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty for Frank Patellar Dislocation: Are We Any Better? Presented at: 2016 Mid-America Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting. Bonita Springs, FL
  • Nikolaus OB, Abdel MP, Lewallen DG, Berry DJ. Intraoperative Periprosthetic Acetabular Fractures in 33,000 Primary THAs. Presented at: 2017 Mid-America Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting. Amelia Island, FL
  • Nikolaus OB, Abdel MP, Lewallen DG, Berry DJ. Intraoperative Periprosthetic Acetabular Fractures. Presented at: 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX.
  • Nikolaus OB, Abdel MP, Lewallen DG, Berry DJ. Intraoperative Periprosthetic Acetabular Fractures. Presented at: 2018 AAOS Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA