June 2018 - Volume 31 - Issue 5

  • Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD
  • 2380-0186
  • 2380-0194
  • 10 issues / year
  • Orthopedics 22/74, Clinical Neurology 98/192
  • 2.291

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






Are Patients Undergoing an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Treated Differently at a Physician-owned Hospital?

Schroeder, Gregory D.; Kurd, Mark F.; Kepler, Christopher K.; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 31(5):211-215, June 2018.


Ethnic Variations in Radiographic Parameters and SRS-22 Scores in Adult Spinal Deformity: A Comparison Between North American and Japanese Patients Above 50 Years of Age With Minimum 2-Year Follow-up

Hosogane, Naobumi; Ames, Christopher; Matsumoto, Morio; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 31(5):216-221, June 2018.

Frequency and Acceptability of Adverse Events After Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Survey Study From the Cervical Spine Research Society

Wilson, Jefferson R.; Radcliff, Kris; Schroeder, Gregory; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 31(5):E270-E277, June 2018.