Director: Dr. Pedro Berjano & Prof. Claudio Lamartina
CLAUDIO LAMARTINA, MD
Dr. Claudio Lamartina graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1974 with 110/110 cum laude with participation in the Albanian Prize at the University of Palermo, he specialized in 1977 in Anesthesia and Reanimation and in 1980 in Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University of Milan. Works since 1975 at I.R.C.C.S. Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute of Milan, where from 2000 to 2016 he was responsible for the II Section of Spine Surgery. Since 2003 he has been an Adjunct Professor at the School of Specialization in Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University of Milan, and in charge of the Reference Center for Spine Surgery for AOSpine European Regions (www.aospine.org). Since 2008 he has been a contract professor of the School of Specialization of Neurosurgery at the University of Turin. Since 2016 he is co-director of the spinal surgery department GSpine4 and director of the spinal research program of the I.R.C.C.S Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute. He took care of his training by attending some of the most important Spine Surgery Centers in Italy and abroad. He is a member of numerous Scientific Societies: Italian Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology, G.I.S. Italian Society of Spine Surgery, Spine Society of Europe, AOSpine and Solas. He has been Chairman of the European Board and member of AOSpine and member of the AO Foundation. He is Deputy Editor for Clinical Science of European SpineJournal. He is the author of over 100 scientific publications in Italian and foreign magazines. Performs more than 100 complex vertebral surgery a year on average in Italy and abroad, and has a personal experience of over 3000 complex spinal surgery performed as the first operator..
Berjano P, Villafañe JH, Vanacker G, Cecchinato R, Ismael M, Gunzburg R, Marruzzo D, Lamartina C. The effect of case-based discussion of topics with experts on learners’ opinions: implications for spinal education and training. Eur Spine J. 2017 Dec 18. doi: 10.1007/s00586-017-5418-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29255928.
Colombo L, Martini C, Bersanini C, Izzo F, Villafañe JH, Berjano P, Lamartina C. Effects of magnetically controlled growing rods surgery on pulmonary function in young subjects with spinal muscular atrophy type 2 and other neuromuscular scoliosis. J Neurosurg Sci. 2017 May 31. doi: 10.23736/S0390-5616.17.04052-8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28565896.
Cecchinato R, Redaelli A, Martini C, Morselli C, Villafañe JH, Lamartina C, Berjano P. Long fusions to S1 with or without pelvic fixation can induce relevant acute variations in pelvic incidence: a retrospective cohort study of adult spine deformity surgery. Eur Spine J. 2017 Oct;26(Suppl 4):436-441. doi: 10.1007/s00586-017-5154-z. Epub 2017 May 29. PubMed PMID: 28555312.
Piazzolla A, Solarino G, Bizzoca D, Montemurro V, Berjano P, Lamartina C, Martini C, Moretti B. Erratum to: Spinopelvic parameter changes and low back pain improvement due to femoral neck anteversion in patients with severe unilateral primary hip osteoarthritis undergoing total hip replacement. Eur Spine J. 2017 Apr 28. doi: 10.1007/s00586-017-5092-9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28451860.
Putzier M, Strube P, Cecchinato R, Lamartina C, Hoff EK. A New Navigational Tool for Pedicle Screw Placement in Patients With Severe Scoliosis: A Pilot Study to Prove Feasibility, Accuracy, and Identify Operative Challenges. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 May;30(4):E430-E439. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000220. PubMed PMID: 28437349.
Piazzolla A, Solarino G, Bizzoca D, Montemurro V, Berjano P, Lamartina C, Martini C, Moretti B. Spinopelvic parameter changes and low back pain improvement due to femoral neck anteversion in patients with severe unilateral primary hip osteoarthritis undergoing total hip replacement. Eur Spine J. 2017 Mar 16. doi: 10.1007/s00586-017-5033-7. [Epub ahead of print] Erratum in: Eur Spine J. 2017 Apr 28;:. PubMed PMID: 28303384.
Drago L, Romanò CL, Cecchinato R, Villafañe JH, De Vecchi E, Lamartina C, Berjano P. Are MODIC Type 2 disc changes associated with low-grade infections? A pilot study. J Neurosurg Sci. 2017 Feb 15. doi: 10.23736/S0390-5616.17.03997-2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28206726.
Lamartina C, Schnake KJ, Ismael M, Tropiano P, Berjano P. Thoracolumbar osteotomies. Eur Spine J. 2016 Dec;25(Suppl 4):492-493. PubMed PMID: 27915424.
Schnake KJ, Tropiano P, Berjano P, Lamartina C. Cervical spine surgical approaches and techniques. Eur Spine J. 2016 Dec;25(Suppl 4):486-487. PubMed PMID: 27909806.
Berjano P, Lamartina C, Schnake KJ, Tropiano P. Thoracolumbar surgical approaches and techniques. Eur Spine J. 2016 Dec;25(Suppl 4):490-491. PubMed PMID: 27909805.
Tropiano P, Berjano P, Lamartina C, Schnake KJ. Anterior lumbar surgical approaches and techniques. Eur Spine J. 2016 Dec;25(Suppl 4):488-489. PubMed PMID: 27909804.