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Does Age Younger Than 65 Affect Clinical Outcomes in Medicare Patients Undergoing Lumbar Fusion?

Karamian, Brian A.; Toci, Gregory R.; Lambrechts, Mark J.; More

May 23, 2022

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Bariatric Surgery Lowers Rates of Spinal Symptoms and Spinal Surgery in a Morbidly Obese Population

Passias, Peter G.; Fernandez, Laviel; Horn, Samantha R.; More

May 11, 2022

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Adult Isthmic Spondylolisthesis: A Radiographic and Outcomes Analysis Comparing Circumferential Fusions Versus TLIF Procedures

Karamian, Brian A.; Lambrechts, Mark J.; Mao, Jennifer; More

April 07, 2022

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Variation of Global Sagittal Alignment Parameters According to Gender, Pelvic Incidence, and Age

Charles, Yann P.; Bauduin, Eloïse; Pesenti, Sébastien; More

April 05, 2022

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Instrumentation Across the Cervicothoracic Junction Does Not Improve Patient-reported Outcomes in Multilevel Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion

Toci, Gregory R.; Karamian, Brian A.; Lambrechts, Mark J.; More

April 05, 2022

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Does Interbody Cage Lordosis and Position Affect Radiographic Outcomes After Single-level Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion?

DiMaria, Stephen; Karamian, Brian A.; Siegel, Nicholas; More

April 05, 2022

Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

Microscopic Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Versus Posterior Percutaneous Endoscopic Cervical Keyhole Foraminotomy for Single-level Unilateral Cervical Radiculopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Guo, Linlin; Wang, Jiajing; Zhao, Zhen; More

March 29, 2022

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The Impact of Upper Cervical Spine Alignment on Patient-reported Outcome Measures in Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion

Divi, Srikanth N.; Karamian, Brian A.; Canseco, Jose A.; More

March 16, 2022

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Surgical Intervention is Associated With Improvements in the ASIA Impairment Scale in Gunshot-induced Spinal Injuries of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

Goh, Brian C.; Striano, Brendan M.; Crawford, Alexander M.; More

March 10, 2022

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Radiographic Characteristics of Cervical Deformity (CD) Using a Discriminant Analysis: The Value of Extension Radiographs

Lafage, Renaud; Virk, Sohrab; Elysee, Jonathan; More

March 07, 2022

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Patient Factors Impacting Baseline Motor Evoked Potentials (MEPs) in Patients Undergoing Cervical Spine Surgery for Myelopathy or Radiculopathy

DiMaria, Stephen; Wilent, W. Bryan; Nicholson, Kristen J.; More

February 28, 2022

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The Rise and Fall of Bone Morphogenetic Protein 2 Throughout the United States

Beschloss, Alexander M.; DiCindio, Christina M.; Lombardi, Joseph S.; More

February 18, 2022

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The Effect of L5-S1 Degenerative Disc Disease on Outcomes of L4-L5 Fusion

Conaway, William; Karamian, Brian A.; Mao, Jennifer Z.; More

December 29, 2021

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Are the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Für Osteosynthesefragen (AO) Principles for Long Bone Fractures Applicable to 3-Column Osteotomy to Reduce Rod Fracture Rates?

Virk, Sohrab; Lafage, Renaud; Bess, Shay; More

December 29, 2021

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Patients With Preoperative Cervical Deformity Experience Similar Clinical Outcomes to Those Without Deformity Following 1–3 Level Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion

Karamian, Brian A.; Mao, Jennifer Z.; Viola, Anthony III; More

December 20, 2021

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Effect of a Mandatory Prescription Drug Monitoring Program on Patient-initiated Phone Calls After Spine Surgery

Karamian, Brian A.; Jeyamohan, Hareindra; Minetos, Paul D.; More

December 20, 2021

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Characterizing the Effect of Perioperative Narcotic Consumption and Narcotic Prescription Dosing at Discharge on Satisfaction With Pain Control for Patients Undergoing Single-level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Owusu-Sarpong, Stephane; Iweala, Uchechi; Bloom, David; More

December 15, 2021

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Comparison of Outcomes Including or Excluding the Level of Listhesis After ACDF in the Setting of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Karamian, Brian A.; Mao, Jennifer Z.; Fried, Tristan B.; More

December 15, 2021

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Cervical Alignment and Proximal and Distal Junctional Failure in Posterior Cervical Fusion: A Multicenter Comparison of 2 Surgical Approaches

Pinter, Zachariah W.; Karamian, Brian; Bou Monsef, Jad; More

December 15, 2021

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Update on Upper Cervical Injury Classifications: The New AO Upper Cervical Spine Classification System

Vaccaro, Alexander R.; Karamian, Brian A.; Levy, Hannah A.; More

July 07, 2021

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Management of Acute Subaxial Trauma and Spinal Cord Injury in Professional Collision Athletes

Patel, Parthik D.; Divi, Srikanth N.; Canseco, Jose A.; More

March 01, 2021

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