May 2018 - Volume 31 - Issue 4

  • 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







Impact of Cervical Sagittal Alignment on Axial Neck Pain and Health-related Quality of Life After Cervical Laminoplasty in Patients With Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy or Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: A Prospective Comparative Study

Fujiwara, Hiroyasu; Oda, Takenori; Makino, Takahiro; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 31(4):E245-E251, May 2018.