Harold K. Tu

Harold Tu

Harold K. Tu, M.D., D.M.D.

Academic Title

Associate Professor
Director of Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences

Education

Residency
Oral Surgery, University of Nebraska, 1982
Bachelor's
B.A., Linfield College, 1971
Other Education
M.D., University of Nebraska School of Medicine, 1979
DMD/DDS
D.M.D., University of Oregon Dental School, 1977

Contact Info

Email
hktu@umn.edu

Fax
612-624-2669

Administrative Contact

Jan Casey
casey007@umn.edu
612-624-9959

Office Address

7-174C Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Research Interests

Research Activities

  • Factorial comparison of zomepirac with codeine and pain secondary to dental surgery,grant supported by McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc.
  • A retrospective study of rigid internal fixation in the management of mandibular fractures, grant supported by Richards Manufacturing
  • A retrospective study of vocal cord paralysis presented at the Nebraska Chapter of American College of Surgery, Omaha, Nebraska, 1980
  • Detailed research protocol for arthrography of normal temporomandibular joints Palacos R/Gentamicin Bone Cement and Multi-Clinic Study, ID application #12470

Research Grants

  • Principal Investigator: Factorial Comparison of Zomepirac with Codeine and Pain Secondary to Dental Surgery, grant supported by McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc.,December 1982- $3,000.00
  • Principal Investigator: A Retrospective Study of Rigid Internal Fixation in the Management of Mandibular Fractures, grant supported by Richards Manufacturing, Inc., September 1981-$3,024.00
  • Principal Investigator: Arthrography of Normal Temporomandibular Joints, by University of Nebraska Medical Center See Grant. $1,500.00
  • Co-Investigator: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance of Normal Temporomandibular Joint, Submitted to University of Nebraska Medical Center See Grant. March 1985 - $5,000.00

Publications

Alberts, L Russell, Phillips, Kenneth O., Tu, Harold K., Stinson, Warren W., Friedman, Andrew: A Biologic Model for Assessment of Osseous Strain Patterns and Plating Systems in the Human Maxilla, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, January 2003.

Engel, J.D., Ruskin J.D., Tu, H.K.: Hematologic Management of a Patient with Fanconi’s Anemia Undergoing Bone Grafting and Implant Surgery, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1992.

Ruskin, J.D., Tu, H.K.: Integrated Management of the Maxillofacial Trauma Patient with Multiple Injuries, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, 2:15-27, 1990.

Kaplan P.A., Tu, H.K., Koment M.A., Bennin J.W., Ruskin J.D.: Radiographic Features of Orthognathic Surgery for the Correction of Dentofacial Defects (part I), Radiology. 167:191-194, 1988, \

Kaplan P.A., Tu, H.K., Ruskin, J.D., Bennion J.W.: Orthognathic Surgery, Radiographic Manifestation of Complications (part II) Radiology, 167:195-198, 1988.

Laney T.J., Kaplan P.A., Tu H.K., Lydiatt D.D.: Evaluation of Bilateral Symmetry in Arthrography to the Normal Temporomandibular Joint, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1988.

Hollins R.R., Moyer D.J., Tu H.K.: Pseudoankylosis of the Mandible Following Temporal Bone Flap, Neurosurgery, Vol. 22, N.1, Part 1, 1988.

Severson GS, Ruskin JR, Tu H.K., Markin RS: Malignant fibrous histocytoma presenting in the right mandibular alveolar ridge and left lung: A case report, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 45:955-958, November 1987

Severson GS, Ruskin JR, Tu, HK, Markin RS: Malignant fibrous histocytoma presenting in the right mandibular alveolar ridge and left lung: A case report, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 45:955-958, November 1987

Kaplan PA, Reiskin A, Tu HK: Temporomandibular joint arthrography following surgical treatment of internal derangements, Radiology, 163:217-220, April, 1987

Laney, TJ, Kaplan PA, Tu HK, Lydiatt DD: Normal and abnormal temporomandibular joints: Quantitative evaluation of inferior joint space arthrography, International J. Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 16:305-311, 1987

Kuhn, BS, Tu HK,: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the Cleft Lip and Palate, Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, Volume 65, August 1986.

Kaplan PA, Tu HK, Sleder PR, Lydiatt DD: inferior joint space arthrography of normal temporomandibular joint: Reassessment of diagnostic criteria, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 159:585-589, June 1986

Lydiatt DD, Kaplan PA, Tu HK, Sleder PR: Morbidity associated with temporomandibular joint arthrography in clinically normal joints, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 44:8-10, January, 1986.

Kaplan PA, Tu HK, Lydiatt DD, Sleder PR, Williams SW: Temporomandibular joint arthrography of normal subjects: Prevalence of pain with ionic versus nonionic contrast agents, Journal of Radiology, 156 (3), September, 1985

Tu HK, TenHulzen DR: Compression Osteosynthesis of Mandibular Fractures: A Retrospective Study, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 43:585-589, August, 1985

Fridrich KL, Kempf KK, Tu HK,: Ludwig’s Angina: A Case Report, Journal of The Nebraska Dental Association, 61 (2):6-9, 1984.

Tu HK, Minton GA: Pneumomediastinum Pneumothorax and Cervical Emphysema Following Mandibular Fracture, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine (Oral Surgery) 57:490-493, 1984.

Tu HK, Davis RB, Davis LF: Lupus Anticoagulant in a Patient Undergoing Oral Surgery, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 42 (1): 53-56, January 1984

Tu HK: Historical chapters in Chinese dentistry, Journal of Dental History, October, 1975

Books

Nique TA, Tu HK: Anesthesia for Facial Plastic Surgery, Thieme Publications, Publication 1993.

Book Chapters

Tu, HK, Davis, LF, Nique TA: Maxillofacial Injuries, Chapter 33, The Team Physician’s Handbook, MB Mellion, WM Walsh, GL Shelton Editors, Hanley and Belfus Publishers, 1990.

Nique TA, Tu HK: Fluids and Electrolytes, Residents Manual: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, PH Kwon and DN Laskin Editors, Quintessence Publishing Co., June 1989.

Tu HK, Secondary Reconstruction of Post Traumatic NOE Deformities, Knowledge Update: Part II, JF Piecuch Editor, Thieme Publications, 1996.

Tu HK, David LF: Traumatic Injuries to the Teeth and Jaws, Textbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, RB Donoff Editor, WB Saunders Publisher.

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