Amir Matityahu, MD

Title(s)Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address2540 23rd Street, #2907
San Francisco CA 94110
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    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CABS07/1992Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology
    Hahnemann University Medical School, Philadelphia, PAMD07/1997Medicine
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NYOrthopaedics07/2002Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
    R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Univers, Baltimore, MD08/2003Orthopaedic Trauma
    Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany8/2010Orhtopaedic Trauma
    Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel10/2010Orthopaedic Trauma
    Prince of Williams Hospital, Hong Kong, China1/2011Computer Assisted Surgery and Navigation for Orthopaedic Trauma
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    OREF2010  - 2011Career Development Grant in Total Joints and Trauma Surgery, International
    OTA Annual Meeting2009  - 2009Best Poster
    Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gotenburg, Sweden2009  - 2009Visiting Professorship
    Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel2007  - 2007Visiting Professorship

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    Dr. Matityahu is committed to the best orthopaedic trauma and joint replacement care for his patients. He continues to strive to be at the forefront of surgical technology and care in order to improve patient outcomes. He practices at ZSFG and Regional Medical Center of San Jose
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    1. Skin Antisepsis before Surgical Fixation of Extremity Fractures. N Engl J Med. 2024 Feb 01; 390(5):409-420. PREP-IT Investigators, Sprague S, Slobogean G, Wells JL, O'Hara NN, Thabane L, Mullins CD, Harris AD, Wood A, Viskontas D, Apostle KL, O'Toole RV, Joshi M, Johal H, Al-Asiri J, Hymes RA, Gaski GE, Pilson HT, Carroll EA, Babcock S, Halvorson JJ, Romeo NM, Matson CA, Higgins TF, Marchand LS, Bergin PF, Morellato J, Van Demark RE, Potter GD, Gitajn IL, Chang G, Phelps KD, Kempton LB, Karunakar M, Jaeblon T, Demyanovich HK, Domes CM, Kuhn GR, Reilly RM, Gage MJ, Weaver MJ, von Keudell AG, Heng M, McTague MF, Alnasser A, Mehta S, Donegan DJ, Natoli RM, Szatkowski J, Scott AN, Shannon SF, Jeray KJ, Tanner SL, Marmor MT, Matityahu A, Fowler JT, Pierrie SN, Beltran MJ, Thomson CG, Lin CA, Moon CN, Scolaro JA, Amirhekmat A, Leonard J, Pogorzelski D, Bzovsky S, Heels-Ansdell D, Szasz OP, Gallant JL, Della Rocca GJ, Zura RD, Hebden JN, Patterson JT, Lee C, O'Hara LM, Marvel D, Palmer JE, Friedrich J, D'Alleyrand JG, Rivera JC, Mossuto F, Schrank GM, Guyatt G, Devereaux PJ, Bhandari M, The PREP-IT Investigators. PMID: 38294973.
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    2. Suprapatellar Tibial Nailing: Future or Fad? J Clin Med. 2023 Feb 23; 12(5). Ciminero M, Elsevier H, Solarczyk J, Matityahu A. PMID: 36902583; PMCID: PMC10002985.
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    3. Reporting on quality of reduction and fixation of intertrochanteric fractures-A systematic review. Injury. 2021 Mar; 52(3):324-329. Marmor M, Guenthner G, Rezaei A, Saam M, Matityahu A. PMID: 33612251.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Wire Placement in the Sustentaculum Tali Using a 2D Projection-Based Software Application for Mobile C-Arms: Cadaveric Study. Foot Ankle Int. 2018 04; 39(4):485-492. Swartman B, Frere D, Wei W, Schnetzke M, Grechenig S, Matityahu A, Beisemann N, Keil H, Franke J, Grützner PA, Vetter SY. PMID: 29347832.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. The Great Unknown-A systematic literature review about risk associated with intraoperative imaging during orthopaedic surgeries. Injury. 2017 Aug; 48(8):1727-1734. Matityahu A, Duffy RK, Goldhahn S, Joeris A, Richter PH, Gebhard F. PMID: 28648410.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    6. Screw Stripping After Repeated Cortical Screw Insertion-Can We Trust the Cancellous "Bailout" Screw? J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Dec; 30(12):682-686. Marmor M, Mirick G, Matityahu A. PMID: 27870691.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Effect of varus and valgus alignment on implant loading after proximal femur fracture fixation. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2016 May; 26(4):379-83. Marmor M, Liddle K, Buckley J, Matityahu A. PMID: 27120073.
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    8. Short-term pelvic fracture outcomes in adolescents differ from children and adults in the National Trauma Data Bank. J Child Orthop. 2015 Feb; 9(1):65-75. Marmor M, Elson J, Mikhail C, Morshed S, Matityahu A. PMID: 25648432; PMCID: PMC4340850.
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    9. Three-dimensional navigation is more accurate than two-dimensional navigation or conventional fluoroscopy for percutaneous sacroiliac screw fixation in the dysmorphic sacrum: a randomized multicenter study. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Dec; 28(12):707-10. Matityahu A, Kahler D, Krettek C, Stöckle U, Grutzner PA, Messmer P, Ljungqvist J, Gebhard F. PMID: 24694553.
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    10. Smoking cessation and bone healing: optimal cessation timing. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2015 Feb; 25(2):211-5. Truntzer J, Vopat B, Feldstein M, Matityahu A. PMID: 24879610.
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    11. A method for detection of lateral malleolar malrotation using conventional fluoroscopy. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Dec; 27(12):e281-4. Marmor M, Kandemir U, Matityahu A, Jergesen H, McClellan T, Morshed S. PMID: 23481920.
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    12. The effect of fracture pattern stability on implant loading in OTA type 31-A2 proximal femur fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Dec; 27(12):683-9. Marmor M, Liddle K, Pekmezci M, Buckley J, Matityahu A. PMID: 23412511.
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    13. Time intervals in the treatment of fractured femurs as indicators of the quality of trauma systems. Bull World Health Organ. 2014 Jan 01; 92(1):40-50. Matityahu A, Elliott I, Marmor M, Caldwell A, Coughlin R, Gosselin RA. PMID: 24391299; PMCID: PMC3865547.
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    14. Propensity for hip dislocation in normal gait loading versus sit-to-stand maneuvers in posterior wall acetabular fractures. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2013 Sep; 42(9):412-5. Marmor M, McDonald E, Buckley JM, Matityahu A. PMID: 24078965.
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    15. Acute complications of patients with pelvic fractures after pelvic angiographic embolization. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Sep; 471(9):2906-11. Matityahu A, Marmor M, Elson JK, Lieber C, Rogalski G, Lin C, Belaye T, Miclau T, Kandemir U. PMID: 23846601; PMCID: PMC3734434.
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    16. Rotational malreduction of the syndesmosis: reliability and accuracy of computed tomography measurement methods. Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Oct; 34(10):1403-10. Knops SP, Kohn MA, Hansen EN, Matityahu A, Marmor M. PMID: 23667049.
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    17. The variable angle hip fracture nail relative to the gamma 3: a finite element analysis illustrating the same stiffness and fatigue characteristics. Adv Orthop. 2013; 2013:143801. Matityahu A, Schmidt AH, Grantz A, Clawson B, Marmor M, McClellan RT. PMID: 23585970; PMCID: PMC3622371.
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    18. Reduction of pullout strength caused by reinsertion of 3.5-mm cortical screws. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Mar; 27(3):170-6. Matityahu A, Hurschler C, Badenhop M, Stukenborg-Colsman C, Waizy H, Wentz B, Marmor M, Krettek C. PMID: 22534691.
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    19. Impact of a three-dimensional "hands-on" anatomic teaching module on acetabular fracture pattern recognition by orthopaedic residents. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Dec 05; 94(23):e1771-7. Hansen E, Marmor M, Matityahu A. PMID: 23224397.
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    20. Survivorship and severe complications are worse for octogenarians and elderly patients with pelvis fractures as compared to adults: data from the national trauma data bank. J Osteoporos. 2012; 2012:475739. Matityahu A, Elson J, Morshed S, Marmor M. PMID: 23209945; PMCID: PMC3503348.
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    21. Tip apex distance, hip screw placement, and neck shaft angle as potential risk factors for cut-out failure of hip screws after surgical treatment of intertrochanteric fractures. Int Orthop. 2012 Nov; 36(11):2347-54. Andruszkow H, Frink M, Frömke C, Matityahu A, Zeckey C, Mommsen P, Suntardjo S, Krettek C, Hildebrand F. PMID: 23011721; PMCID: PMC3479298.
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    22. Propensity for hip dislocation in gait loading versus sit-to-stand maneuvers: implications for redefining the dome of the acetabulum needed for stability of the hip during activities of daily living. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Aug; 26(8):e97-e101. Matityahu A, McDonald E, Buckley JM, Marmor M. PMID: 22357087.
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    23. How placement affects force and contact pressure between a volar plate of the distal radius and the flexor pollicus longus tendon: a biomechanical investigation. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2013 Feb; 38(2):144-50. Matityahu AM, Lapalme SN, Seth A, Marmor MT, Buckley JM, Lattanza LL. PMID: 22777850.
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    24. Accuracy of in situ neck-shaft angle and shortening measurements of the anatomically reduced, varus malreduced and shortened proximal femur: can we believe what we see on the postoperative films? Injury. 2012 Jun; 43(6):846-9. Marmor M, Nystuen C, Ehemer N, McClellan RT, Matityahu A. PMID: 22040694.
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    25. Locking flexible nails for diaphyseal humeral fractures in the multiply injured patient: a preliminary study. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2011 Sep; 15(3):172-6. Matityahu A, Eglseder WA. PMID: 21869649.
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    26. Limitations of standard fluoroscopy in detecting rotational malreduction of the syndesmosis in an ankle fracture model. Foot Ankle Int. 2011 Jun; 32(6):616-22. Marmor M, Hansen E, Han HK, Buckley J, Matityahu A. PMID: 21733425.
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    27. Tibial plateau fracture repairs augmented with calcium phosphate cement have higher in situ fatigue strength than those with autograft. J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Feb; 25(2):90-5. McDonald E, Chu T, Tufaga M, Marmor M, Singh R, Yetkinler D, Matityahu A, Buckley JM, McClellan RT. PMID: 21245711.
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    28. Proximal tibiofibular joint pain after insertion of a tibial intramedullary nail: two case reports with accompanying computed tomography and cadaveric studies. J Orthop Trauma. 2010 Jun; 24(6):e58-64. Laidlaw MS, Ehmer N, Matityahu A. PMID: 20502206.
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    29. Superior gluteal artery injury during iliosacral screw placement due to aberrant anatomy. Orthopedics. 2010 Feb; 33(2):117-20. Marmor M, Lynch T, Matityahu A. PMID: 20192149.
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    30. Surgical treatment of an acetabular fracture and labral tear with suture anchors in a 10-year-old child. Orthopedics. 2009 Nov; 32(11):854. Mormor M, Matityahu A. PMID: 19902879.
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    31. Does a volar locking plate provide equivalent stability as a dorsal nonlocking plate in a dorsally comminuted distal radius fracture?: a biomechanical study. J Orthop Trauma. 2008 Oct; 22(9):605-10. Kandemir U, Matityahu A, Desai R, Puttlitz C. PMID: 18827589.
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    32. The distal semimembranosus complex: normal MR anatomy, variants, biomechanics and pathology. Skeletal Radiol. 2003 Aug; 32(8):435-45. Beltran J, Matityahu A, Hwang K, Jbara M, Maimon R, Padron M, Mota J, Beltran L, Sundaram M. PMID: 12768244.
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    33. Theophylline improves measurements of respiratory muscle efficiency. Chest. 1996 Dec; 110(6):1437-42. Sherman MS, Lang DM, Matityahu A, Campbell D. PMID: 8989057.
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    34. A method for estimating respiratory muscle efficiency using an automated metabolic cart. Respir Physiol. 1996 Nov; 106(2):171-7. Sherman M, Matityahu A, Campbell D. PMID: 8971990.
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