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Juan Abelardo A. Pretell, M.D.

Información general

Juan Abelardo A. Pretell, M.D.



  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish


  • Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Assistant Professor Orthopaedic Surgery


2014 Fellowship Musculoskeletal Oncology
Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
2003 M.D.
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia- Facultad de Medicina Alberto Hurtad


  • Pretell-Mazzini J, Conway SA, Temple HT. Unplanned excision of soft tissue sarcomas: Current concepts for management and prognosis. JBJS-D-14-00649R2. September 2014. Accepted for publication.
  • Sayari JA, Pretell-Mazzini J, Jose J, Conway SA. Distal Biceps Brachii tendon repair complicated by suture granuloma mimicking a soft tissue sarcoma. A case report and review of the literature. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Aug: 23(8): e191-7.
  • Pretell-Mazzini J, Murphy RF,Kushare I, Dormans JP, Unicameral Bone cysts: General characteristics and management controversies. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. May; vol.22(5):295-303; 2014.
  • Pretell-Mazzini J, Murphy RF, Sawyer JR, Spence DD, Warner WC, Beaty JH, Moisan A, Kelly DM. Surgical treatment of symptomatic accessory navicular in children and adolescents. Am J Orthop. Mar; vol.43 (3): 110-113; 2014
  • Pretell-Mazzini J, Zhang J. Benign Lesions in Children: General Characteristics and Management Options. Current Orthopaedic Practice. Nov/Dec; vol.24(6):590-597; 2013.
  • Prada-Canizares A, Aunon-Martin I, Pretell-Mazzini J, Qunitana-Plaza J, Resines-Erasun C. Pediatric Maisonneuve: A case report of a rare pattern of injury. J Pediatr Orthop B. Sep; vol.22(5):470-474; 2013.
  • Martin-Fuentes Ana M, Pretell-Mazzini J, Curto de la Mano A, Viña-Fernández R. High grade spondylolisthesis in a 12-year-old girl whith neurofibromatosis Type 1: A case report and literature review. J Pediatr Orthop B. Mar; vol. 22(2): 110-116; 2013
  • Rodriguez-Vega V, Pretell-Mazzini J, Jorge-Mora A, Marti-Ciruelos R, Curto de la Mano A. Simultaneous juxta-epiphyseal proximal phalanx fracture with flexor tendon entrapment in a child. A case report and review of literature. J Pediatr Orthop B. Mar; vol. 22(2): 148-152; 2013
  • Jorge-Mora A, Rodriguez-Martin J, Pretell-Mazzini J. Timing issue in open fractures debridment. A review article. 2012 Eur J Orthop Surg. Feb; vol. 23(2):125-129; 2013.
  • Jorge-Mora A, Pretell-Mazzini J, Marti-Ciruelos R, Andrès Esteban EM, Curto de la Mano A. Distal radius definitive epiphysiodesis for the management of Kienböck’s disease in skeletally immature patients. Int Orthop. Oct;36(10):210-215;2012.
  • Pretell Mazzini J, Beck NA, Brewer JM, Baldwin KD, Sankar WN, Flynn JM. Distal metaphyseal radius fractures in children following closed reduction and casting: Can loss of reduction be predicted? Int Orthop. Jul;36(7): 1435-40;2012.
  • Jorge-Mora A, Porras-Moreno MA, Pretell-Mazzini J, Marti-Ciruelos R, Curto de la Mano A. Functional and anatomic characteristics of the menisci. UPOJ June vol 22: 70-75; 2012.
  • Pretell Mazzini J, Tomlinson L, Dormans JP. Short proximal femur "Hip Salvage" endoprosthetic reconstruction for children with bone sarcomas: A report of two cases. UPOJ June vol22:76-79;2012.
  • Pretell-Mazzini J, Chikwava KR, Dormans JP. Low Back pain in a child associated with acute onset cauda equina syndrome. A rare presentation of an aggressive vertebral hemangioma. A case report. J Pediatr Orthop. Apr; vol.32(3):271-276; 2012.
  • Pretell-Mazzini J, Rodriguez-Vega V, Muñoz-Ledesma J, Andrés Esteban EM, Curto de la Mano A.Complications and associated risk factors at screw removal in slipped capital femoral epiphysis treated by cannulated steel screws. J Child Orthop. Vol.6 (4) :285-289; 2012
  • Papakostidis C, Kanakaris NK, Pretell- Mazzini J, Faour O, Morell DJ, Giannoudis PV. Prevalence of complications of open tibial shaft fractures stratified as per the Gustilo-Anderson classification. Injury. Dec; 42(12): 1408-1415; 2011.
  • Rodriguez Martin J, Pretell Mazzini J. The role of Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the evaluation of the forearm interosseous membrane. A review. Skeletal Radiol. Dec; 40(12): 1515-1522; 2011.
  • Pretell Mazzini J, Carrigan RB. Simultaneous distal fractures and carpal bone injuries in children. A review article. J Pediatr Orthop B. Sep; 20(5):330-333; 2011.
  • Pretell Mazzini J, Rodriguez Martin J, Auñon Martin I, Zafra-Jimenez JA. Controversial topics in the management of displaced supracondylar humerus fractures in children. A Review. Strategies Trauma Limb Reconstr. Aug 6(2): 43-50; 2011.
  • Zafra-Jimenez JA, Pretell Mazzini J, Resines C. Distal tibial fracture below a Total Knee Arthroplasty: Retrogade intramedullary nailing as an alternative method of treatment. A case report. J Orthop Trauma. Jul;vol.25(7):e74-76; 2011.
  • Rodriguez Martin J, Pretell Mazzini J, Andres Esteban EM. Outcomes after terrible triads of the elbow treated with the current surgical protocols. Int Orthop. Jun;35(6):851-60; 2011.
  • Stitzman-Wengrowicz ML, Pretell Mazzini J, Dormans JP, Davidson RS, Regression of osteochondroma and review of literature. UPOJ May;vol21:73-76; 2011.

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