Harold K. Tu, MD, DMD

Harold K. Tu

Contact Info

hktu@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-624-8600


Summary

Professional Associations

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1992- 2010
  • Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1987-2009
  • Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 1982-present
  • Nebraska Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 1982- present
  • Metropolitan Omaha Medical Society, 1982 – present
  • American Medical Association, 1980-2012
  • American Dental Association, 1974-present
  • Member, Oral Certification Examiner, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, February, 1993-1996
  • Consultant, MediQual Systems, Inc., Westborough, Massachusetts, November, 1990-1993
  • Member, Committee

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • 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 Funding 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.

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1984
  • ACLS - current
  • Federal Medical Licensure (FLEX) - 1981
  • National Board of Dental Examiners - 1977