Dr. Alfano's Publications

Dr. Alfano's Publications

Alan P. Alfano, MD, Publications

“Medical Burnout – avoiding the pitfalls of Medical Burnout” presented at the 2009 Assembly of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Austin, Texas
 
Cicchetti, M. Alfano AP. T6 Non-Traumatic Flaccid paralysis in patient with Diffuse Idiopathic Encephalomyelitis: Rehabilitation outcome
Poster Presentation at AAPM&R annual assembly 2008
 
Vincent KR. Vincent HK. Lee LW. Alfano AP. Outcomes in total Knee Arthroplasty patients after inpatient rehabilitation: influence of age and gender. [Comparative Study. Journal Article. Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't] American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 85(6):482-9, 2006 Jun.
UI: 16715017.
 
Vincent KR. Lee LW. Weng J. Alfano AP. Vincent HK. A preliminary examination of the CMS eligibility criteria in total-joint arthroplasty. [Comparative Study. Journal Article. Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural] American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 85(11):872-81, 2006 Nov.
UI: 17079959
 
Vincent HK. Vincent KR. Lee LW. Alfano AP. Effect of obesity on inpatient rehabilitation outcomes following total knee arthroplasty. [Comparative Study. Journal Article. Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't] Clinical Rehabilitation. 21(2):182-90, 2007 Feb.
UI: 17264112
 
Vincent KR. Vincent HK. Lee LW. Weng J. Alfano AP. Outcomes after inpatient rehabilitation of primary and revision total hip arthroplasty. [Comparative Study. Journal Article. Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural. Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.] Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 87(8):1026-32, 2006 Aug.
 
Alfano A P.   Physical Modalities in Sports Medicine in O’Connor FG and Wilder RP   Sports Medicine: Just the facts,  McGraw Hill Publishers 2005
 
Alfano A P.  Physical Modalities in Sports Medicine in O’Connor FG and Wilder RP  Sports Medicine Examination and Board Review, McGraw Hill 2005
 
Vincent KR, Lee, LW, Alfano AP, and Vincent, HK. Preliminary Comparison of Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes Based Upon Morbid Obesity and Age Greater than 85 Years in Total Hip Arthroplasty Patients. To be published in Am J Phys Med Rehab, March 2006. (Abstract)
 
Vincent, HK, Vincent KR, Lee, LW, and Alfano AP. An Outcome Comparison of Primary and Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Following Inpatient Rehabilitation: The Influence of Reason for Revision. Published in conference proceedings of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, March 2006. (Abstract)
 
Vincent KR, Vincent, HK, Lee, LW, and Alfano AP. Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes in Primary and Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients. Published in conference proceedings of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, March 2006.
 
Fullerton HD, Borkardt JJ, Alfano AP.   Shoulder Pain: A comparison of wheelchair athletes and non-athletic wheelchair users.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 35  (12)  1958-61  December 2003
 
Alfano AP, Taylor AG, Conaway M. et al.  Static Magnetic Fields for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial.  Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Research on Paradigm, Practice, and Policy.
7(1):53-64. Feb, 2001.
 
Dunkl PR, Taylor AG, McConnell GC, Alfano AP, Conaway MR.  Responsiveness of fibromyalgia clinical trial outcome measures. Journal of Rheumatology. 27 (11):2683-91. Nov. 2000. Taylor, A. G.  (2000). The evolution of holistic health.  Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women, Vol. 2, 1005-1007.
Dunkl, P. R., Taylor, A. G., McConnell, G. G., & Alfano, A. P.  (2000).  Responsiveness of fibromyalgia clinical trial outcome measures.  The Journal of Rheumatology, 27(11), 2683-91.
 
Nelson KC, Alfano AP. Unilateral lower extremity dysautonomia following spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (abstract) 80:1193. Sept. 1999 (Abstract)
 
Alfano AP. Pseudospasticity after cauda equina injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation(abstract). 80:1195. Sept. 1999
 
Denkhaus HK, Alfano AP Incidence and onset of shoulder pain in spinal cord injured athletes. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (abstract). 80:1196. Sept. 1999.
 
Pain after Spinal Cord Injury- Virginia Spinal Cord Injury Manual For Patients and Families. Published by the State of Virginia Dept. of Rehabilitation Services, 1998.                                                    
 
Weiss L, Alfano A, Bardfeld P, Weiss J, Friedmann LW. Prognostic value of triple phase bone scanning for sympathetic dystrophy in hemiplegia. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
74:716-9. July, 1993. 
 
Case Study
Alfano AP, Friedman L. Skin Expansion in the Below the Knee Amputee. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Oct. 1991.  Also presented at 1991 Assembly of American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1992.

Book Chapter
Pain after Spinal Cord Injury- Virginia Spinal Cord Injury Manual For Patients and Families. Published by the State of Virginia Dept. of Rehabilitation Services, 1998.

Other/Internet
MyPatient.com: On-line CME presentation though UVA partnership with AXON Inc. This on-line case report is presented to primary care physicians via internet with an opportunity for CME credit. Case # 1048 LOWER BACK PAIN

Invited Lectures/Teaching Activities
Grand Rounds Dept. Physical Meidicine and Rehabilitation. Update on the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Spinal Cord Injury, 9/2000

Participation in the Primary care resident lecture series at UVA. Monthly Lecture on Medical Complications after SCI.

Albermarle County Medical Society Fall Lecture 1999. Update in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 9/1999

Medical Complications After spinal Cord Injury Part I&II. UVa-HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Spinal Cord Education Series, 2/1999

Bladder Management After Spinal Cord Injury. UVA HEALTHSOUTH Rehabilitation Hospital Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Series. 2/1999

Do I have Fibromyalgia ? If so, What do I do? Presented at Annual Women’s Festival - University of Virginia Women’s Midlife Health Center 3/1999

Pain after Spinal Cord Injury- Grand Rounds Dept. Phys Med and Rehabilitation. 6/1998

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds: University of Virginia: Medical Acupuncture, 5/1996

Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: University of Virginia: Medical Acupuncture, 2/1997

Department of Neurosurgery Spine Conference: University of Virginia: Medical Acupuncture in Low Back Pain

Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds: University of Virginia: Nerve Compression in the Upper Extremities, 3/1997

Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds: University of Virginia: Exercise in Low Back Pain, 6/1997

Department of Neurology Grand Rounds: University of Virginia: Medical Acupuncture, 10/1996

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds: Medical Acupuncture? Presented at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, 5/1996

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds: University of Virginia: The Physiatrist as an Expert Witness, 12/1996

Rehabilitation and Immobility, Medical Staff Conference, Mary Washington Hospital, 11/1992

Cancer Committee Conference: Cancer Rehabilitation, March, 1993, .5 hr Category I AMA CME credits.