Kostas J. Economopoulos, M.D.

  1. Sports Medicine Specialist

Publications

  1. Brinkman JC, Tummala SV, Moore ML, Economopoulos KJ. All-Soft Tissue Quadriceps Tendon Autograft in Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Athletes: Comparison to Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Autograft With at Least a 2-Year Follow-up. Am J Sports Med. 2022 Dec; 50 (14):3770-3777 Epub 2022 Oct 26
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  2. Brinkman JC, Tummala SV, Hassebrock JD, McQuivey KS, Makovicka JL, Economopoulos KJ. Mid-Term Outcomes of the All-Soft Quadriceps Tendon Autograft are Non-Inferior to Hamstring Autograft in Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Comparison with Minimum 5-year Follow up. Arthroscopy. 2022 Nov 4 Epub 2022 Nov 04
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  3. Tummala SV, Morikawa L, Brinkman J, Crijns TJ, Economopoulos K, Chhabra A. Knee Injuries and Associated Risk Factors in National Basketball Association Athletes. Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil. 2022 Oct; 4 (5):e1639-e1645 Epub 2022 Aug 10
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  4. Pollock JR, Moore ML, McQuivey KS, Makovicka JL, Economopoulos K, Bingham JS. Clinical Examination of the Hip. N Engl J Med. 2022 Jun 16; 386 (24):e65
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  5. McDonald LS, Westermann RW, Economopoulos KJ, Grogan BF, Graves BR, Saithna A, Angelo RL. Wit, Wisdom, and Whitewater: A Journey With the 2021 AANA Traveling Fellows. Arthroscopy. 2022 May; 38 (5):1749-1753 Epub 2022 Mar 12
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  6. Deckey DG, Doan M, Hassebrock JD, Patel KA, Economopoulos K, Tokish JM, Bingham JS, Chhabra A. Prevalence of Cannabinoid (CBD) Use in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Patients. Orthop J Sports Med. 2022 Apr; 10 (4):23259671221087629 Epub 2022 Apr 05
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  7. Mujahed T, Hassebrock JD, Makovicka JL, Pollock JR, Wilcox JG, Patel KA, Economopoulos KJ. Preoperative Intra-articular Steroid Injections as Predictors of Hip Arthroscopy: 2-Year Outcomes. Orthop J Sports Med. 2021 Nov; 9 (11):23259671211053817 Epub 2021 Nov 29
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  8. Economopoulos KJ, Chhabra A, Hassebrock JD, Kweon C. Capsular Closure Following Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement. JBJS Essent Surg Tech. 2021 Oct-Dec; 11 (4) Epub 2021 Nov 08
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  9. Christopher ZK, Hassebrock JD, Anastasi MB, Economopoulos KJ. Hip Flexor Injuries in the Athlete. Clin Sports Med. 2021 Apr; 40 (2):301-310 Epub 2021 Jan 19
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  10. Makovicka JL, Hassebrock JD, Chhabra A, Wilcox J, Economopoulos KJ. Treatment of the Wave Sign With Femoral Osteoplasty With and Without Chondrolabral Stabilization Using Suture Anchors. Arthroscopy. 2021 Apr; 37 (4):1155-1160 Epub 2020 Dec 02
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  11. Hassebrock JD, Makovicka JL, Chhabra A, Anastasi MB, Menzer HM, Wilcox JG, Economopoulos KJ. Hip Arthroscopy in the High-Level Athlete: Does Capsular Closure Make a Difference? Am J Sports Med. 2020 Aug; 48 (10):2465-2470 Epub 2020 July 15
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  12. Hassebrock JD, Chhabra A, Makovicka JL, Economopoulos KJ. Bilateral Hip Arthroscopy in High-Level Athletes: Results of a Shorter Interval Between Staged Bilateral Hip Arthroscopies. Am J Sports Med. 2020 Mar; 48 (3):654-660 Epub 2020 Jan 13
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  13. Economopoulos KJ, Chhabra A, Kweon C. Prospective Randomized Comparison of Capsular Management Techniques During Hip Arthroscopy. Am J Sports Med. 2020 Feb; 48 (2):395-402 Epub 2019 Dec 31
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  14. Economopoulos KJ, Kweon CY, Gee AO, Morris ST, Hassebrock JD, Chhabra A. The Pull Test: A Dynamic Test to Confirm Hip Microinstability. Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil. 2019 Nov; 1 (1):e67-e74 Epub 2019 Nov 13
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  15. Economopoulos K, O'Donnell J. Posterior Bony Impingement-Potential Mechanism of Ligamentum Teres Tears. Arthroscopy. 2018 Jul; 34 (7):2123-2128 Epub 2018 May 03
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  16. Keller TC, Tompkins M, Economopoulos K, Milewski MD, Gaskin C, Brockmeier S, Hart J, Miller MD. Tibial tunnel placement accuracy during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: independent femoral versus transtibial femoral tunnel drilling techniques. Arthroscopy. 2014 Sep; 30 (9):1116-23 Epub 2014 June 04
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  17. Economopoulos KJ, Milewski MD, Hanks JB, Hart JM, Diduch DR. Radiographic evidence of femoroacetabular impingement in athletes with athletic pubalgia. Sports Health. 2014 Mar; 6 (2):171-7
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  18. O'Donnell J, Economopoulos K, Singh P, Bates D, Pritchard M. The ligamentum teres test: a novel and effective test in diagnosing tears of the ligamentum teres. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Jan; 42 (1):138-43 Epub 2013 Nov 26
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  19. Economopoulos KJ, Milewski MD, Hanks JB, Hart JM, Diduch DR. Sports hernia treatment: modified bassini versus minimal repair. Sports Health. 2013 Sep; 5 (5):463-9
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  20. Carter T, Economopoulos KJ. Meniscal allograft shrinkage-MRI evaluation. J Knee Surg. 2013 Jun; 26 (3):167-71 Epub 2012 Oct 24
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  21. Economopoulos KJ, Brockmeier SF. Rotator cuff tears in overhead athletes. Clin Sports Med. 2012 Oct; 31 (4):675-92
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  22. Economopoulos K, Barker L, Beauchamp C, Claridge R. Case report: reconstruction of the distal tibia with porous tantalum spacer after resection for giant cell tumor. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Jun; 468(6):1697-701. Epub 2009 Sep 15.
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  23. McLaren AC, Nugent M, Economopoulos K, Kaul H, Vernon BL, McLemore R. Hand-mixed and premixed antibiotic-loaded bone cement have similar homogeneity. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Jul; 467 (7):1693-8 Epub 2009 Apr 24
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  24. Economopoulos KJ, Gentile AT, Berman SS. Comparison of carotid endarterectomy using primary closure, patch closure, and eversion techniques. Am J Surg. 1999 Dec; 178 (6):505-10
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