Kenneth R. Blank, BS, MS, MHA, NREMT, cGLP-C

Kenneth Blank

Contact Information

 

Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital

5000 S. Fifth Avenue

P.O. Box 5000 (151)

Hines, IL 60141

 

Phone: 708-202-8387, ext. 23791

Fax: 708-202-7938

E-mail: kblank2@uic.edu

 

Education

 

Research and Professional Activities

 

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Selected Publications

 

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES:

  1. Guyer, Richard; Voronov, L; Havey, R; Khayatzadeh, S.; Rubin, J; Padovani, M; Carandang, G; Kenneth, Blank; Sie, Werner; Patwardhan, A. Viscoelastic Cervical Disc Prosthesis Restores Normal Kinematics in One-and Two-Level Constructs. 17th Annual Meeting of International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery, Boca Raton, FL USA.

  2. Voronov, L; Havey, R; Khayatzadeh, S.; Carandang, G; Kenneth, Blank; Sie, Werner; Patwardhan, A. Polycrystalline Diamond Cervical Total Disc Arthroplasty: Biomechanical Assessment. 17th Annual Meeting of International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery, Boca Raton, FL USA.

  3. S.Khayatzadeh, LVoronov, RHavey, GCarandang, Werner Sie, Blank Kenneth, APatwardhan. Effect of an Adaptive Axis of Rotation TDA on Motion Segment Center of Rotation. EUROSPINE, The Spine Society of Europe, Annual Meeting, 5-7 October 2016, Berlin, Germany.

  4. Khayatzadeh, S., Voronov, L., Havey, R., Carandang, G. Werner, S., Blank, K., Patwardhan, A., Cervical Center of Rotation Using a Mobile Axis of Rotation Total Disc Arthroplasty. 31st Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society, Boston, 26 - 29 October 2016.

  5. Havey, R., Voronov, L., Khayatzadeh, S., Carandang, G. Werner, S., Blank, K., Patwardhan, A. Assessment of a Mobile Axis of Rotation Cervical Arthroplasty: Quality and Quantity of Motion. Presented at the Illinois State Academy of Science Annual Meeting; Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; April 15, 2016.

  6. Havey, R., Voronov, L., Khayatzadeh, S., Carandang, G. Werner, S., Blank, K., Patwardhan, A. Assessment of a Mobile Axis of Rotation Cervical Arthroplasty: Quality and Quantity of Motion. Submitted to North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, October 26-29, 2016, Boston MA.

  7. Voronov, L., Khayatzadeh, S., Havey, R., Carandang, G. Werner, S., Blank, K., Patwardhan, A. Quality And Quantity Of Motion Using A Mobile Axis Of Rotation Cervical Total Disc Arthroplasty. Submitted to North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, October 26-29, 2016, Boston MA.

  8. Khayatzadeh, S., Voronov, L., Havey, R., Carandang, G. Werner, S., Blank, K., Patwardhan, A. Cervical Center of Rotation Using a Mobile Axis of Rotation Total Disc Arthroplasty. Submitted to North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, October 26-29, 2016, Boston MA.

  9. Blank K. Undergraduate Research at 18th Annual Governors State University Student Research Conference, GSU, April 2012: Undergraduate Thesis project: “The study of the presence of the Emerald Ash Borer on Ash Trees, Pine and White Oak trees.”