Secondary Logo

Journal Logo

Articles by Michael G. Fehlings

The Effect of Tobacco Smoking on Adverse Events Following Adult Complex Deformity Surgery: Analysis of 270 Patients from The Prospective, Multi-center Scoli-RISK-1 study

Wilson, Jamie R.F.; Jiang, Fan; Badhiwala, Jetan H.; More

Spine. ., Post Author Corrections: August 13, 2019

Risk Factors for Recurrence of Surgically Treated Conventional Spinal Schwannomas: Analysis of 169 Patients From a Multicenter International Database

Fehlings, Michael G.; Nater, Anick; Zamorano, Juan J.; More

Spine. 41(5):390-398, March 1, 2016.

Toward the Development of a Universal Outcome Instrument for Spine Trauma: A Systematic Review and Content Comparison of Outcome Measures Used in Spine Trauma Research Using the ICF as Reference

Oner, F. Cumhur; Jacobs, Wilco C.H.; Lehr, A. Mechteld; More

Spine. 41(4):358-367, February 15, 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 1, 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 Spondylotic Myelopathy Undergoing Anterior Versus Posterior Surgery

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

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

A Global Perspective on the Outcomes of Surgical Decompression in Patients With Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Results From the Prospective Multicenter AOSpine International Study on 479 Patients

Fehlings, Michael G.; Ibrahim, Ahmed; Tetreault, Lindsay; More

Spine. 40(17):1322-1328, September 01, 2015.

Toward Developing a Specific Outcome Instrument for Spine Trauma: An Empirical Cross-sectional Multicenter ICF-Based Study by AOSpine Knowledge Forum Trauma

Oner, F. Cumhur; Sadiqi, Said; Lehr, A. Mechteld; More

Spine. 40(17):1371-1379, September 01, 2015.

Does Magnetic Resonance Imaging Improve the Predictive Performance of a Validated Clinical Prediction Rule Developed to Evaluate Surgical Outcome in Patients With Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy?

Nouri, Aria; Tetreault, Lindsay; Côté, Pierre; More

Spine. 40(14):1092-1100, July 15, 2015.

Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: Epidemiology, Genetics, and Pathogenesis

Nouri, Aria; Tetreault, Lindsay; Singh, Anoushka; More

Spine. 40(12):E675-E693, June 15, 2015.

Spinal Hemangiomas: Results of Surgical Management for Local Recurrence and Mortality in a Multicenter Study

Goldstein, Christina L.; Varga, Peter Pal; Gokaslan, Ziya L.; More

Spine. 40(9):656-664, May 01, 2015.

Establishing the Injury Severity of Thoracolumbar Trauma: Confirmation of the Hierarchical Structure of the AOSpine Thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System

Schroeder, Gregory D.; Vaccaro, Alexander R.; Kepler, Christopher K.; More

Spine. 40(8):E498-E503, April 15, 2015.

Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Predicting Surgical Outcome in Patients With Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Nouri, Aria; Tetreault, Lindsay; Zamorano, Juan J.; More

Spine. 40(3):171-178, February 01, 2015.

Towards the Development of an Outcome Instrument for Spinal Trauma: An International Survey of Spinal Surgeons

Oner, F. Cumhur; Sadiqi, Said; Lehr, A. Mechteld; More

Spine. 40(2):E91-E96, January 15, 2015.

Association of Preoperative Cervical Spine Alignment With Spinal Cord Magnetic Resonance Imaging Hyperintensity and Myelopathy Severity: Analysis of a Series of 124 Cases

Mohanty, Chandan; Massicotte, Eric M.; Fehlings, Michael G.; More

Spine. 40(1):11-16, January 01, 2015.

Is Minimal Access Spine Surgery More Cost-effective Than Conventional Spine Surgery?

Lubelski, Daniel; Mihalovich, Kathryn E.; Skelly, Andrea C.; More

Spine. 39(22S):S65-S74, October 15, 2014.

Cost-effectiveness of Surgery in the Management of Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression: A Systematic Review

Fehlings, Michael G.; Nater, Anick; Holmer, Haley

Spine. 39(22S):S99-S105, October 15, 2014.

Do Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Parameters Correlate With the Clinical Presentation and Functional Outcomes After Surgery in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy? A Prospective Multicenter Study

Karpova, Alina; Arun, Ranganathan; Kalsi-Ryan, Sukhvinder; More

Spine. 39(18):1488-1497, August 15, 2014.


Fehlings, Michael G.; Barry, Sean; Kopjar, Branko; More

Spine. 39(15):1265-1266, July 01, 2014.

Effect of Type II Odontoid Fracture Nonunion on Outcome Among Elderly Patients Treated Without Surgery: Based on the AOSpine North America Geriatric Odontoid Fracture Study

Smith, Justin S.; Kepler, Christopher K.; Kopjar, Branko; More

Spine. 38(26):2240-2246, December 15, 2013.

Anterior Versus Posterior Surgical Approaches to Treat Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Outcomes of the Prospective Multicenter AOSpine North America CSM Study in 264 Patients

Fehlings, Michael G.; Barry, Sean; Kopjar, Branko; More

Spine. 38(26):2247-2252, December 15, 2013.

Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Current State of the Art and Future Directions

Fehlings, Michael G.; Tetreault, Lindsay A.; Wilson, Jefferson R.; More

Spine. 38(22S):S1-S8, October 15, 2013.

Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Methodological Approaches to Evaluate the Literature and Establish Best Evidence

Skelly, Andrea C.; Hashimoto, Robin E.; Norvell, Daniel C.; More

Spine. 38(22S):S9-S18, October 15, 2013.

Pathophysiology and Natural History of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Karadimas, Spyridon K.; Erwin, W. Mark; Ely, Claire G.; More

Spine. 38(22S):S21-S36, October 15, 2013.

Frequency, Timing, and Predictors of Neurological Dysfunction in the Nonmyelopathic Patient With Cervical Spinal Cord Compression, Canal Stenosis, and/or Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament

Wilson, Jefferson R.; Barry, Sean; Fischer, Dena J.; More

Spine. 38(22S):S37-S54, October 15, 2013.

Clinical Evaluation of a Neuroprotective Drug in Patients With Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Undergoing Surgical Treatment: Design and Rationale for the CSM-Protect Trial

Fehlings, Michael G.; Wilson, Jefferson R.; Karadimas, Spyridon K.; More

Spine. 38(22S):S68-S75, October 15, 2013.

Systematic Review of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Characteristics That Affect Treatment Decision Making and Predict Clinical Outcome in Patients With Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Tetreault, Lindsay A.; Dettori, Joseph R.; Wilson, Jefferson R.; More

Spine. 38(22S):S89-S110, October 15, 2013.

Ancillary Outcome Measures for Assessment of Individuals With Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Kalsi-Ryan, Sukhvinder; Singh, Anoushka; Massicotte, Eric M.; More

Spine. 38(22S):S111-S122, October 15, 2013.

Genetics and Heritability of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy and Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: Results of a Systematic Review

Wilson, Jefferson R.; Patel, Alpesh A.; Brodt, Erika D.; More

Spine. 38(22S):S123-S146, October 15, 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 15, 2013.

Comparison of Anterior Surgical Options for the Treatment of Multilevel Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Systematic Review

Shamji, Mohammed F.; Massicotte, Eric M.; Traynelis, Vincent C.; More

Spine. 38(22S):S195-S209, October 15, 2013.

Predictive Factors Affecting Outcome After Cervical Laminoplasty

Yoon, S. Tim; Raich, Annie; Hashimoto, Robin E.; More

Spine. 38(22S):S232-S252, October 15, 2013.

Assessment of Spinal Cord Compression by Magnetic Resonance Imaging—Can It Predict Surgical Outcomes in Degenerative Compressive Myelopathy? A Systematic Review

Karpova, Alina; Arun, Ranganathan; Cadotte, David W.; More

Spine. 38(16):1409-1421, July 15, 2013.

Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Is Associated With Baseline Neurological Status and Can Predict Postoperative Recovery in Patients With Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Arvin, Babak; Kalsi-Ryan, Sukhvinder; Mercier, David; More

Spine. 38(14):1170-1176, June 15, 2013.

The AOSpine North America Geriatric Odontoid Fracture Mortality Study: A Retrospective Review of Mortality Outcomes for Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment of 322 Patients With Long-Term Follow-up

Chapman, Jens; Smith, Justin S.; Kopjar, Branko; More

Spine. 38(13):1098-1104, June 01, 2013.

Predictors of Treatment Outcomes in Geriatric Patients With Odontoid Fractures: AOSpine North America Multi-Centre Prospective GOF Study

Fehlings, Michael G.; Arun, Ranganathan; Vaccaro, Alexander R.; More

Spine. 38(11):881-886, May 15, 2013.

Predictors of Surgical Outcome in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Karpova, Alina; Arun, Ranganathan; Davis, Aileen M.; More

Spine. 38(5):392-400, March 01, 2013.

Intervertebral Disc-Derived Stem Cells: Implications for Regenerative Medicine and Neural Repair

Erwin, W. Mark; Islam, Diana; Eftekarpour, Eftekhar; More

Spine. 38(3):211-216, February 01, 2013.

Reliability of Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methods in the Assessment of Spinal Canal Stenosis and Cord Compression in Cervical Myelopathy

Karpova, Alina; Arun, Ranganathan; Davis, Aileen M.; More

Spine. 38(3):245-252, February 01, 2013.

The Impact of Facet Dislocation on Clinical Outcomes After Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: Results of a Multicenter North American Prospective Cohort Study

Wilson, Jefferson R.; Vaccaro, Alexander; Harrop, James S.; More

Spine. 38(2):97-103, January 15, 2013.

Spinal Surgery Fellowship Education in Canada: Evaluation of Trainee and Supervisor Perspectives on Cognitive and Procedural Competencies

Malempati, Harsha; Wadey, Veronica M. R.; Paquette, Scott; More

Spine. 38(1):83-91, January 01, 2013.


Anderson, Paul A.; Andersson, Gunnar B. J.; Arnold, Paul M.; More

Spine. 37:S8-S9, October 15, 2012.

A Systematic Review of Definitions and Classification Systems of Adjacent Segment Pathology

Kraemer, Paul; Fehlings, Michael G.; Hashimoto, Robin; More

Spine. 37:S31-S39, October 15, 2012.

Does Postsurgical Cervical Deformity Affect the Risk of Cervical Adjacent Segment Pathology? A Systematic Review

Hansen, Mitchell A.; Kim, Han Jo; Van Alstyne, Ellen M.; More

Spine. 37:S75-S84, October 15, 2012.

Methodology for the Systematic Reviews on an Evidence-Based Approach for the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain

Norvell, Daniel C.; Dettori, Joseph R.; Fehlings, Michael G.; More

Spine. 36:S10-S18, October 1, 2011.

Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Low Back Pain: Synthesis of the Evidence

White, Andrew P.; Arnold, Paul M.; Norvell, Daniel C.; More

Spine. 36:S131-S143, October 1, 2011.

A Novel Approach to Quantitatively Assess Posttraumatic Cervical Spinal Canal Compromise and Spinal Cord Compression: A Multicenter Responsiveness Study

Furlan, Julio C.; Kailaya-Vasan, Ahilan; Aarabi, Bizhan; More

Spine. 36(10):784-793, May 01, 2011.

Thromboprophylaxis in Traumatic and Elective Spinal Surgery: Analysis of Questionnaire Response and Current Practice of Spine Trauma Surgeons

Ploumis, Avraam; Ponnappan, Ravi K.; Sarbello, John; More

Spine. 35(3):323-329, February 1, 2010.

Injury of the Posterior Ligamentous Complex of the Thoracolumbar Spine: A Prospective Evaluation of the Diagnostic Accuracy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Vaccaro, Alexander R.; Rihn, Jeffrey A.; Saravanja, Davor; More

Spine. 34(23):E841-E847, November 1, 2009.

Decision Making in the Surgical Treatment of Cervical Spine Metastases

Fehlings, Michael G.; David, Kenny S.; Vialle, Luiz; More

Spine. 34(22S):S108-S117, October 15, 2009.

Intraoperative Multimodality Monitoring in Adult Spinal Deformity: Analysis of a Prospective Series of One Hundred Two Cases With Independent Evaluation

Quraishi, Nasir A.; Lewis, Stephen J.; Kelleher, Michael O.; More

Spine. 34(14):1504-1512, June 15, 2009.

Hyponatremia in the Acute Stage After Traumatic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: Clinical and Neuroanatomic Evidence for Autonomic Dysfunction

Furlan, Julio C.; Fehlings, Michael G.

Spine. 34(5):501-511, March 1, 2009.

An Assessment of the Reliability of the Enneking and Weinstein-Boriani-Biagini Classifications for Staging of Primary Spinal Tumors by the Spine Oncology Study Group

Chan, Patrick; Boriani, Stefano; Fourney, Daryl R.; More

Spine. 34(4):384-391, February 15, 2009.

The Safety and Efficacy of OP-1 (rhBMP-7) as a Replacement for Iliac Crest Autograft in Posterolateral Lumbar Arthrodesis: A Long-term (>4 Years) Pivotal Study

Vaccaro, Alexander R.; Lawrence, James P.; Patel, Tushar; More

Spine. 33(26):2850-2862, December 15, 2008.


Dvorak, Marcel F.; Fisher, Charles G.; Fehlings, Michael G.; More

Spine. 33(19):2124-2125, September 1, 2008.

Clinical Outcomes of 90 Isolated Unilateral Facet Fractures, Subluxations, and Dislocations Treated Surgically and Nonoperatively

Dvorak, Marcel F.; Fisher, Charles G.; Aarabi, Bizhan; More

Spine. 32(26):3007-3013, December 15, 2007.

The Surgical Approach to Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries: An Evidence-Based Algorithm Based on the SLIC Classification System

Dvorak, Marcel F.; Fisher, Charles G.; Fehlings, Michael G.; More

Spine. 32(23):2620-2629, November 1, 2007.

A Quantitative and Reproducible Method to Assess Cord Compression and Canal Stenosis After Cervical Spine Trauma: A Study of Interrater and Intrarater Reliability

Furlan, Julio C.; Fehlings, Michael G.; Massicotte, Eric M.; More

Spine. 32(19):2083-2091, September 1, 2007.

Role of Screening Tests for Deep Venous Thrombosis in Asymptomatic Adults With Acute Spinal Cord Injury: An Evidence-Based Analysis

Furlan, Julio C.; Fehlings, Michael G.

Spine. 32(17):1908-1916, August 1, 2007.

Pyogenic Intradural Abscess: A Case Report

Kulkarni, Arvind G.; Chu, Gordon; Fehlings, Michael G.

Spine. 32(12):E354-E357, May 20, 2007.

Hematologic Abnormalities Within the First Week After Acute Isolated Traumatic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: A Case-Control Cohort Study

Furlan, Julio C.; Krassioukov, Andrei V.; Fehlings, Michael G.

Spine. 31(23):2674-2683, November 1, 2006.

Multimodality Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring Findings During Surgery for Adult Tethered Cord Syndrome: Analysis of a Series of 44 Patients With Long-Term Follow-up

Paradiso, Guillermo; Lee, Gabriel Y. F.; Sarjeant, Roger; More

Spine. 31(18):2095-2102, August 15, 2006.

Interobserver and Intraobserver Reliability of Maximum Canal Compromise and Spinal Cord Compression for Evaluation of Acute Traumatic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

Fehlings, Michael G.; Furlan, Julio C.; Massicotte, Eric M.; More

Spine. 31(15):1719-1725, July 1, 2006.

Intraoperative Adverse Events and Related Postoperative Complications in Spine Surgery: Implications for Enhancing Patient Safety Founded on Evidence-Based Protocols

Rampersaud, Y Raja; Moro, Eduardo R. P.; Neary, Mary Ann; More

Spine. 31(13):1503-1510, June 1, 2006.

The Timing of Surgical Intervention in the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review of Recent Clinical Evidence

Fehlings, Michael G.; Perrin, Richard G.

Spine. 31(11S):S28-S35, May 15, 2006.

Radiographic Measurement Parameters in Thoracolumbar Fractures: A Systematic Review and Consensus Statement of the Spine Trauma Study Group

Keynan, Ory; Fisher, Charles G.; Vaccaro, Alexander; More

Spine. 31(5):E156-E165, March 1, 2006.

Anterior Cervical Screw Extrusion Leading to Acute Upper Airway Obstruction: Case Report

Wong, David T.; Fehlings, Michael G.; Massicotte, Eric M.

Spine. 30(22):E683-E686, November 15, 2005.

A New Classification of Thoracolumbar Injuries: The Importance of Injury Morphology, the Integrity of the Posterior Ligamentous Complex, and Neurologic Status

Vaccaro, Alexander R.; Lehman, Ronald A. Jr; Hurlbert, R John; More

Spine. 30(20):2325-2333, October 15, 2005.

Real-Time Continuous Intraoperative Electromyographic and Somatosensory Evoked Potential Recordings in Spinal Surgery: Correlation of Clinical and Electrophysiologic Findings in a Prospective, Consecutive Series of 213 Cases

Gunnarsson, Thorsteinn; Krassioukov, Andrei V.; Sarjeant, Roger; More

Spine. 29(6):677-684, March 15, 2004.

Similarities and Differences in the Treatment of Spine Trauma Between Surgical Specialties and Location of Practice

Grauer, Jonathan N.; Vaccaro, Alexander R.; Beiner, John M.; More

Spine. 29(6):685-696, March 15, 2004.

The Optimal Radiologic Method for Assessing Spinal Canal Compromise and Cord Compression in Patients With Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: Part II: Results of a Multicenter Study

Fehlings, Michael G.; Rao, Sanjay C.; Tator, Charles H.; More

Spine. 24(6):605-613, March 15, 1999.