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Residents of Tulane Orthopaedics
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Felipe Ramirez, MD

Felipe RamirezResidency Appointment
Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Currently PGY-5

Education
University-Medical Education, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Bogota D.C. Colombia, 1996-2004

Awards
"Premio Carlos Marquez" Anatomy Excellency Award in during 1st year of medical school.

Research

  • 7/2006 -12/2006 Average Hours/Week: 50
  • Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Physician Observer, Jorge E. Isaza, MD
  • Accompanied Dr. Isaza on rounds at the hospital, saw patients in the office with him and evaluated emergency room patients while on call. Assisted him in surgery and got involved in the research studies he's working on. Including:
  1. Case Report of an Intraoperative vascular complication during anterior approach to the lumbar spine for artificial disc replacement. A Review of the Literature. Submitted to Spine
  2. Fusion mass assessment with CT Scan of Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion with BMP vs. Allograft in the gutters. Results in 75 patients after 1 year follow-up.
  3. Prospective study and clinical evaluation of "Satellite" disc spacers in 50 patients with degenerative disc disease. Preliminary results after 3, 6, 12 and 24 months follow-up.
  4. Assessment and Clinical Evaluation of Anterior Cervical Fusion with PEAK Cages with BMP vs.Allograft.
  5. Clinical Correlation of Ischemic Changes on Intraoperative Electrophysiological monitoring during spine surgery.
  6. Discography in patients with Total Disc Replacement

Presentations

  • Isaza JE, Anderson D, Guillory SA, Ramirez F. Examining posterior lateral fusion mass via comparison of autograft plus accell total bone matrix vs. stand alone autograft. Accepted for presentation at the Spine Society of Europe, Brussels, Belgium: October 2007
  • Isaza JE, Guillory SA, Ramirez F. Preliminary results from the use of a bio-absorbable plate for one level anterior cervical fusions. Presented at the 14th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques: Paradise Island, Bahamas, July 11-14, 2007
  • Isaza JE, Anderson D, Guillory SA, Ramirez F. Examining posterior lateral fusion mass via comparison of autograft plus accell total bone matrix vs. stand alone autograft. Presented at the 14th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques: Paradise Island, Bahamas, July 11-14, 2007

 

 

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