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August 2020 - Volume 33 - Issue 7

  • Gregory D. Schroeder, MD
  • 2380-0186
  • 2380-0194
  • 10 issues / year
  • Orthopedics 53/82, Clinical Neurology 164/204
  • 1.594

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





A Comparison of Complications and Clinical and Radiologic Outcome Between the Mini-open Prepsoas and Mini-open Transpsoas Approaches for Lumbar Interbody Fusion: A Meta-Analysis

Spiessberger, Alexander; Arvind, Varun; Dietz, Nicholas; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 33(7):271-279, August 2020.



Diabetes Does Not Increase Complications, Length of Stay, or Hospital Costs After Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Narain, Ankur S.; Haws, Brittany E.; Jenkins, Nathaniel W.; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 33(7):E307-E311, August 2020.