Vincent Arlet, MD

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Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Pennsylvania Hospital
Chair, Spine Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Department of Neurosurgery
235 South 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
BS (Mathematics & Sciences)
St. Louis de Gonzague, 1975.
MD (Medicine)
Paris University, 1981.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr Vincent Arlet is Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Professor of Neurosurgery.

Dr Arlet started his career in France before moving to North America in 1991.

His experience is in Pediatric and Adult reconstructive Spine Surgery

Dr Vincent Arlet is an expert in the treatment of Complex Spine Surgery: Spine Tumors, Spinal Deformity , Revision Spine Surgery, Spondylolisthesis and flat back

Dr Arlet has performed throughout his career more than 3,000 spine deformity surgeries in adult and pediatric spines

He is the Author of more than 200 Peer review and book chapter on the surgical treatment of complex spine surgeries.

He is the author of innovative techniques in the surgical treatment of Scoliosis and flat back.

Recently he has been the champion of the anterior approach to the spine with hyperlordotic cages to correct flat back deformities.

He travels twice a year to Trinidad to operate children with Spinal deformities.

Dr Arlet is an active and former travelling fellow of the Scoliosis Research Society.

His passion is to help people suffering from Scoliosis.

Selected Publications

Lafage Virginie, Smith Justin S, Bess Shay, Schwab Frank J, Ames Christopher P, Klineberg Eric, Arlet Vincent, Hostin Richard, Burton Douglas C, Shaffrey Christopher I, : Sagittal spino-pelvic alignment failures following three column thoracic osteotomy for adult spinal deformity. European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society Aug 2011 Notes: in press.

Yang Scott, Jones-Quaidoo Sean M, Eager Matthew, Griffin Justin W, Reddi Vasantha, Novicoff Wendy, Shilt Jeffrey, Bersusky Ernesto, Defino Helton, Ouellet Jean, Arlet Vincent: Right adolescent idiopathic thoracic curve (Lenke 1 A and B): does cost of instrumentation and implant density improve radiographic and cosmetic parameters? European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society 20(7): 1039-47, Jul 2011.

Yang Xinlin, Wang Daidong, Hao Jianrong, Gong Meiqing, Arlet Vincent, Balian Gary, Shen Francis H, Li Xudong Joshua: Enhancement of matrix production and cell proliferation in human annulus cells under bioreactor culture. Tissue engineering. Part A 17(11-12): 1595-603, Jun 2011.

Jones-Quaidoo Sean M, Yang Scott, Arlet Vincent: Surgical management of spinal deformities in cerebral palsy. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine 13(6): 672-85, Dec 2010.

Jones-Quaidoo, S., Nobicoff, W., Arlet: The Shadow sign a radiographic distinction between titanium and stainless steel instrumentation. Eurospine Annual Meeting, Vienna Austria October 2010 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Yang, S., Arlet., : Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Lenke 1A & 1B, does cost instrumentation and cost density change radiographic and cosmetic parameters. Eurospine, Vienna, Austria August 2010 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Yang Xinlin, Wan Yueping, Qiao Xinge, Arlet Vincent, Li Xudong: Transcriptional alteration of matrix-related gene expression in cultured human disc cells by nanoparticles of a bismethanophosphonate fullerene. Cell biology international 34(8): 837-44, Aug 2010.

Hicks John M, Singla Amit, Shen Francis H, Arlet Vincent: Complications of pedicle screw fixation in scoliosis surgery: a systematic review. Spine 35(11): E465-70, May 2010.

Feng Gang, Yang Xinlin, Shang Hulan, Marks Ian W, Shen Francis H, Katz Adam, Arlet Vincent, Laurencin Cato T, Li Xudong: Multipotential differentiation of human anulus fibrosus cells: an in vitro study. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume 92(3): 675-85, Mar 2010.

Coe Jeffrey D, Smith Justin S, Berven Sigurd, Arlet Vincent, Donaldson William, Hanson Darrell, Mudiyam Ram, Perra Joseph, Owen Jeffrey, Marks Michelle C, Shaffrey Christopher I: Complications of spinal fusion for scheuermann kyphosis: a report of the scoliosis research society morbidity and mortality committee. Spine 35(1): 99-103, Jan 2010.

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