Articles by Christopher P. Ames, MD

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Analysis of Successful vs. Failed Radiographic Outcomes following Cervical Deformity Surgery

Protopsaltis, Themistocles S.; Ramchandran, Subaraman; Hamilton, Kojo; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: January 08, 2018

Minimum Detectable Measurement Difference (MDMD) for Health Related Quality of Life (HRQL) Measures Varies According Age and Disability in Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD):...

Kelly, Michael P.; Kim, Han Jo; Ames, Christopher P.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: January 08, 2018

The Lumbar Pelvic Angle (LPA), the lumbar component of the T1 Pelvic Angle, Correlates with HRQOL, PI-LL mismatch and it Predicts Global Alignment

Protopsaltis, Themistocles S.; Lafage, Renaud; Smith, Justin S.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: January 08, 2018

Operative Management of Adult Spinal Deformity Results in Significant Increases in QALYs Gained Compared to Non-operative Management: Analysis of 479 patients with Minimum 2-year...

Scheer, Justin K.; Hostin, Richard; Robinson, Chessie; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: January 08, 2018

Orientation of the Upper-most Instrumented Segment Influences Proximal Junctional Disease Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery

Lafage, Renaud; Line, Breton G.; Gupta, Sachin; More

Spine. 42(20):1570-1577, October 15, 2017.

Stiffness After Pan-Lumbar Arthrodesis for Adult Spinal Deformity Does Not Significantly Impact Patient Functional Status or Satisfaction Irrespective of Proximal Endpoint

Hart, Robert A.; Hiratzka, Jayme; Kane, Marie S.; More

Spine. 42(15):1151-1157, August 1st, 2017.

Results of the 2015 Scoliosis Research Society Survey on Single Versus Dual Attending Surgeon Approach for Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery

Scheer, Justin K.; Sethi, Rajiv K.; Hey, Lloyd A.; More

Spine. 42(12):932-942, June 15th, 2017.

Perioperative Neurologic Complications in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Incidence and Risk Factors in 564 Patients

Kim, Han Jo; Iyer, Sravisht; Zebala, Luke P.; More

Spine. 42(6):420-427, March 15th, 2017.

Development of Validated Computer-based Preoperative Predictive Model for Proximal Junction Failure (PJF) or Clinically Significant PJK With 86% Accuracy Based on 510 ASD Patients ...

Scheer, Justin K.; Osorio, Joseph A.; Smith, Justin S.; More

Spine. 41(22):E1328-E1335, November 15th, 2016.

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Medical Complications After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Clinical Impact

Soroceanu, Alex; Burton, Douglas C.; Oren, Jonathan Haim; More

Spine. 41(22):1718-1723, November 15th, 2016.

Predictive Model for Cervical Alignment and Malalignment Following Surgical Correction of Adult Spinal Deformity

Passias, Peter G.; Oh, Cheongeun; Jalai, Cyrus M.; More

Spine. 41(18):E1096-E1103, September 15th, 2016.

Validity, Reliability, and Responsiveness of SRS-7 as an Outcomes Assessment Instrument for Operatively Treated Patients With Adult Spinal Deformity

Jain, Amit; Lafage, Virginie; Kelly, Michael P.; More

Spine. 41(18):1463-1468, September 15th, 2016.

Hospital Readmission Within 2 Years Following Adult Thoracolumbar Spinal Deformity Surgery: Prevalence, Predictors, and Effect on Patient-derived Outcome Measures

Passias, Peter G.; Klineberg, Eric O.; Jalai, Cyrus M.; More

Spine. 41(17):1355-1364, September 2016.

Economic Impact of Revision Surgery for Proximal Junctional Failure After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Cost Analysis of 57 Operations in a 10-year Experience at a Major...

Theologis, Alexander A.; Miller, Liane; Callahan, Matt; More

Spine. 41(16):E964-E972, August 15th, 2016.

Effect of Antifibrinolytic Therapy on Complications, Thromboembolic Events, Blood Product Utilization, and Fusion in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery

Soroceanu, Alex; Oren, Jonathan H.; Smith, Justin S.; More

Spine. 41(14):E879-E886, July 15th, 2016.

Predicting Extended Length of Hospital Stay in an Adult Spinal Deformity Surgical Population

Klineberg, Eric O.; Passias, Peter G.; Jalai, Cyrus M.; More

Spine. 41(13):E798-E805, July 1st, 2016.

Neurologic Outcomes of Complex Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Results of the Prospective, Multicenter Scoli-RISK-1 Study

Lenke, Lawrence G.; Fehlings, Michael G.; Shaffrey, Christopher I.; More

Spine. 41(3):204-212, February 1st, 2016.

The Clinical Correlation of the Hart-ISSG Proximal Junctional Kyphosis Severity Scale With Health-Related Quality-of-life Outcomes and Need for Revision Surgery

Lau, Darryl; Funao, Haruki; Clark, Aaron J.; More

Spine. 41(3):213-223, February 1st, 2016.

Novel Method Using Baseline Normalization and Area Under the Curve to Evaluate Differences in Outcome Between Treatment Groups and Application to Patients With Cervical...

Liu, Shian; Tetreault, Lindsay; Fehlings, Michael G.; More

Spine. 40(24):E1299-E1304, December 2015.

Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy in the RevisionVersusPrimary Adult Spinal Deformity Patient: Is There a Difference in Correction and Complications?

Gupta, Munish C.; Ferrero, Emmanuelle; Mundis, Gregory; More

Spine. 40(22):E1169-E1175, November 15, 2015.

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Functional Limitations Due to Lumbar Stiffness in Adults With and Without Spinal Deformity

Daniels, Alan H.; Smith, Justin S.; Hiratzka, Jayme; More

Spine. 40(20):1599-1604, October 15th, 2015.

Postoperative Recovery After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Comparative Analysis of Age in 149 Patients During 2-year Follow-up

Scheer, Justin K.; Mundis, Gregory M.; Klineberg, Eric; More

Spine. 40(19):1505-1515, October 1st, 2015.

Which Daily Functions Are Most Affected by Stiffness Following Total Lumbar Fusion: Comparison of Upper Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Proximal Endpoints

Sciubba, Daniel M.; Scheer, Justin K.; Smith, Justin S.; More

Spine. 40(17):1338-1344, September 1st, 2015.

Adult Spinal Deformity Patients Recall Fewer Than 50% of the Risks Discussed in the Informed Consent Process Preoperatively and the Recall Rate Worsens Significantly in the...

Saigal, Rajiv; Clark, Aaron J.; Scheer, Justin K.; More

Spine. 40(14):1079-1085, July 15th, 2015.

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Results of the 2014 SRS Survey on PJK/PJF: A Report on Variation of Select SRS Member Practice Patterns, Treatment Indications, and Opinions on Classification Development

Scheer, Justin K.; Fakurnejad, Shayan; Lau, Darryl; More

Spine. 40(11):829-840, June 1st, 2015.

Proximal Junctional Kyphosis and Failure After Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Systematic Review of the Literature as a Background to Classification Development

Lau, Darryl; Clark, Aaron J.; Scheer, Justin K.; More

Spine. 39(25):2093-2102, December 1st, 2014.

Prevalence and Type of Cervical Deformity Among 470 Adults With Thoracolumbar Deformity

Smith, Justin S.; Lafage, Virginie; Schwab, Frank J.; More

Spine. 39(17):E1001-E1009, August 1st, 2014.

Patients With Adult Spinal Deformity Treated Operatively Report Greater Baseline Pain and Disability Than Patients Treated Nonoperatively; However, Deformities Differ Between Age...

Fu, Kai-Ming G.; Bess, Shay; Shaffrey, Christopher I.; More

Spine. 39(17):1401-1407, August 1st, 2014.

T1 Pelvic Angle (TPA) Effectively Evaluates Sagittal Deformity and Assesses Radiographical Surgical Outcomes Longitudinally

Ryan, Devon J.; Protopsaltis, Themistocles S.; Ames, Christopher P.; More

Spine. 39(15):1203-1210, July 1st, 2014.

Sagittal Spinopelvic Malalignment in Parkinson Disease: Prevalence and Associations With Disease Severity

Oh, Jae Keun; Smith, Justin S.; Shaffrey, Christopher I.; More

Spine. 39(14):E833-E841, June 15th, 2014.

Defining Rates and Causes of Mortality Associated With Spine Surgery: Comparison of 2 Data Collection Approaches Through the Scoliosis Research Society

Shaffrey, Ellen; Smith, Justin S.; Lenke, Lawrence G.; More

Spine. 39(7):579-586, April 1st, 2014.

Does Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 Use in Adult Spinal Deformity Increase Complications and Are Complications Associated With Location of rhBMP-2 Use? A...

Bess, Shay; Line, Breton G.; Lafage, Virginie; More

Spine. 39(3):233-242, February 1st, 2014.

Comparison of Fatigue Strength of C2 Pedicle Screws, C2 Pars Screws, and a Hybrid Construct in C1–C2 Fixation

Su, Brian W.; Shimer, Adam L.; Chinthakunta, Suresh; More

Spine. 39(1):E12-E19, January 1st, 2014.

Predictive Factors for Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Long Fusions to the Sacrum in Adult Spinal Deformity

Maruo, Keishi; Ha, Yoon; Inoue, Shinichi; More

Spine. 38(23):E1469-E1476, November 1st, 2013.

Cervical Radiographical Alignment: Comprehensive Assessment Techniques and Potential Importance in Cervical Myelopathy

Ames, Christopher P.; Blondel, Benjamin; Scheer, Justin K.; More

Spine. 38(22S):S149-S160, October 15th, 2013.

Association of Myelopathy Scores With Cervical Sagittal Balance and Normalized Spinal Cord Volume: Analysis of 56 Preoperative Cases From the AOSpine North America Myelopathy Study

Smith, Justin S.; Lafage, Virginie; Ryan, Devon J.; More

Spine. 38(22S):S161-S170, October 15th, 2013.

Change in Classification Grade by the SRS-Schwab Adult Spinal Deformity Classification Predicts Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life Measures: Prospective Analysis of...

Smith, Justin S.; Klineberg, Eric; Schwab, Frank; More

Spine. 38(19):1663-1671, September 1st, 2013.

Radiographical Spinopelvic Parameters and Disability in the Setting of Adult Spinal Deformity: A Prospective Multicenter Analysis

Schwab, Frank J.; Blondel, Benjamin; Bess, Shay; More

Spine. 38(13):E803-E812, June 1st, 2013.

Rates and Causes of Mortality Associated With Spine Surgery Based on 108,419 Procedures: A Review of the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Database

Smith, Justin S.; Saulle, Dwight; Chen, Ching-Jen; More

Spine. 37(23):1975-1982, November 1st, 2012.

Surgical Site Infection in Spinal Surgery: Description of Surgical and Patient-Based Risk Factors for Postoperative Infection Using Administrative Claims Data

Abdul-Jabbar, Amir; Takemoto, Steven; Weber, Michael H.; More

Spine. 37(15):1340-1345, July 1st, 2012.

Does Bone Morphogenetic Protein Increasethe Incidence of Perioperative Complicationsin Spinal Fusion?: A Comparison of 55,862 Cases of Spinal Fusion With and Without Bone...

Williams, Brian J.; Smith, Justin S.; Fu, Kai-Ming G.; More

Spine. 36(20):1685-1691, September 15th, 2011.

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Complications in the Surgical Treatment of 19,360 Cases of Pediatric Scoliosis: A Review of the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Database

Reames, Davis L.; Smith, Justin S.; Fu, Kai-Ming G.; More

Spine. 36(18):1484-1491, August 15th, 2011.

Rates of New Neurological Deficit Associated With Spine Surgery Based on 108,419 Procedures: A Report of the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Committee

Hamilton, D. Kojo; Smith, Justin S.; Sansur, Charles A.; More

Spine. 36(15):1218-1228, July 1st, 2011.

Biomechanical Analysis of Osteotomy Type and Rod Diameter for Treatment of Cervicothoracic Kyphosis

Scheer, Justin K.; Tang, Jessica A.; Buckley, Jenni M.; More

Spine. 36(8):E519-E523, April 15th, 2011.

Biomechanical Pullout Strength and Stability of the Cervical Artificial Pedicle Screw

Barnes, Alison H.; Eguizabal, Johnny A.; Acosta, Frank L. Jr; More

Spine. 34(1):E16-E20, January 1st, 2009.

Effect of Age on the Perioperative and Radiographic Complications of Multilevel Cervicothoracic Spinal Fusions

Cloyd, Jordan M.; Acosta, Frank L. Jr; Ames, Christopher P.

Spine. 33(26):E977-E982, December 15th, 2008.

Bioabsorbable Anterior Cervical Plating: Initial Multicenter Clinical and Radiographic Experience

Aryan, Henry E.; Lu, Daniel C.; Acosta, Frank L. Jr; More

Spine. 32(10):1084-1088, May 1st, 2007.

Modified Paramedian Transpedicular Approach and Spinal Reconstruction for Intradural Tumors of the Cervical and Cervicothoracic Spine: Clinical Experience

Acosta, Frank L. Jr; Aryan, Henry E.; Chi, John; More

Spine. 32(6):E203-E210, March 15th, 2007.

Effect of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 in an Experimental Model of Spinal Fusion in a Radiated Area

Ames, Christopher P.; Smith, Justin S.; Preul, Mark C.; More

Spine. 30(23):2585-2592, December 1st, 2005.

Biomechanical Comparison of Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion and Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Performed at 1 and 2 Levels

Ames, Christopher P.; Acosta, Frank L. Jr; Chi, John; More

Spine. 30(19):E562-E566, October 1st, 2005.

Biomechanics of Stabilization After Cervicothoracic Compression-Flexion Injury

Ames, Christopher P.; Bozkus, M Hakan; Chamberlain, Robert H.; More

Spine. 30(13):1505-1512, July 1st, 2005.

Biomechanical Analysis of a Resorbable Anterior Cervical Graft Containment Plate

Ames, Christopher P.; Crawford, Neil R.; Chamberlain, Robert H.; More

Spine. 30(9):1031-1038, May 1st, 2005.

Biomechanical Analysis of Rigid Stabilization Techniques for Three-Column Injury in the Lower Cervical Spine

Bozkus, Hakan; Ames, Christopher P.; Chamberlain, Robert H.; More

Spine. 30(8):915-922, April 15th, 2005.

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