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June 2020 - Volume 33 - Issue 5

  • Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD
  • 2380-0186
  • 2380-0194
  • 10 issues / year
  • Orthopedics 43/76, Clinical Neurology 150/199
  • 1.726

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

Patients With Poor Baseline Mental Health May Experience Significant Improvements in Pain and Disability After Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: A 5-Year Follow-up Study

Goh, Graham Seow-Hng; Liow, Ming Han Lincoln; Yeo, William; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 33(5):205-214, June 2020.

General Principles in the Consensus of SSI Management After Spine Surgery

Kepler, Christopher K.; Divi, Srikanth N.; Bronson, Wesley H.; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 33(5):E191-E198, June 2020.