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August 2021 - Volume 34 - Issue 7

  • Gregory D. Schroeder, MD
  • 2380-0186
  • 2380-0194
  • 10 issues / year
  • Orthopedics 56/82, Clinical Neurology 171/204
  • 1.876

Read this focus issue​ designed to highlight controversial topics in spine surgery including the appropriate classification of​ injuries; the need for better outcome metrics in spine trauma; the need for surgery in thoracolumbar burst fractures; the management of geriatric odontoid fractures; the treatment of osteoporotic spine fractures; the management of the stiff spine; the value of surgery on neurologic impairment in the setting of a sacral fracture; and the treatment of hangman fractures. This focus issue should help guide surgeons such that they can offer their patients the most evidence-based treatment recommendations.

Publication by AOSpine Knowledge Forum Trauma​

Current Issue Highlights

The Management of Acute Lumbar Stress Reactions of the Pedicle and Pars in Professional Athletes Playing Collision Sports

Vaccaro, Alexander R. IV; Divi, Srikanth N.; Kepler, Christopher K.; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 34(7):247-259, August 2021.

Teriparatide Treatment Increases Hounsfield Units in the Thoracic Spine, Lumbar Spine, Sacrum, and Ilium Out of Proportion to the Cervical Spine

Mikula, Anthony L.; St. Jeor, Jeffery D.; Naylor, Ryan M.; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 34(7):E370-E376, August 2021.