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July 2019 - Volume 32 - Issue 6

  • 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





Dimensions of the Subaxial Lateral MassA Systematic Review of Anatomic (Morphometric) Measurement Studies

Schroeder, Gregory D.; Kepler, Christopher K.; McKenzie, James C.; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 32(6):237-253, July 2019.



The Reliability of Intraoperative Crossbar Technique in Determining the Upper Instrumented Vertebra (UIV) Tilt Angle for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) Undergoing Posterior Spinal Fusion

Kwan, Mun Keong; Chiu, Chee Kidd; Goh, Saw Huan; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 32(6):256-262, July 2019.

Grading of Complications After Cervical Deformity-corrective SurgeryAre Existing Classification Systems Applicable?

Bortz, Cole A.; Passias, Peter G.; Segreto, Frank A.; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 32(6):263-268, July 2019.

The Sagittal Thoracic Modifier Component of the Lenke Classification System in Moderate and Severe Adolescent Idiopathic ScoliosisReliability and Reproducibility of Measurements Among 5 Observers

El-Fiky, Tarek; Elsagheer, Hesham; Darwish, Mohamed; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 32(6):E266-E271, July 2019.