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March 1, 2019 - Volume 44 - Issue 5

  • James N. Weinstein
  • 0362-2436
  • 1528-1159
  • 24 issues per year
  • Orthopedics 15/76 Clinical Neurology 87/194
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Read the recent research from the Fourth Annual Musculoskeletal Education and Research Center Symposium. The meeting gathered eminent spine surgeons, clinicians, researchers, scientists, and engineers who presented the latest updates in theirfields of expertise creating discussion on a variety of clinically relevant topics such as challenges in musculoskeletal pathology with reference to spinal disorders, innovative research strategies, new implant technologies that are on the horizon, and most importantly, the scientific exchange of ideas and perspectives.Publication support provided by Globus Medical, Inc.
Published April 1, 2018
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Force Testing of Explanted Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods

Rushton, Paul R.P.; Smith, Simon L.; Forbes, Liam; More

Spine. 44(4):233-239, February 15, 2019.

The Effect of Axial Torsion on the Mechanical Properties of the Annulus Fibrosus

Harvey-Burgess, Maxine; Gregory, Diane E.

Spine. 44(4):E195-E201, February 15, 2019.

Can C2-6 Cobb Angle Replace C2-7 Cobb Angle?: An Analysis of Cervical Kinetic Magnetic Resonance Images and X-rays

Zhang, Jiandang; Buser, Zorica; Abedi, Aidin; More

Spine. 44(4):240-245, February 15, 2019.

Clinical and Radiological Outcome of a New Total Cervical Disc Replacement Design

Mehren, Christoph; Heider, Franziska; Sauer, Daniel; More

Spine. 44(4):E202-E210, February 15, 2019.

Comparison of Health-related Quality of Life Between Double-door Laminoplasty and Selective Laminoplasty for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy, With a Minimum Follow-up of 5 Years

Hirota, Ryosuke; Miyakoshi, Naohisa; Yoshimoto, Mitsunori; More

Spine. 44(4):E211-E218, February 15, 2019.

Development and Validation of a Novel Survival Prediction Model in Patients With Spinal Metastasis From Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Yang, Minglei; Xu, Wei; Liu, Tielong; More

Spine. 44(4):246-257, February 15, 2019.

Unplanned Immediate Return to Operating Room After Spine Surgery: Significance of Immediate Postoperative Radiographs

Chen, Dennis Q.; Shimer, Adam L.; Li, Xudong; More

Spine. 44(4):258-262, February 15, 2019.

Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM): Is There a Role in Metastatic Spine Tumor Surgery?

Kumar, Naresh; G, Vijayaraghavan; Ravikumar, Nivetha; More

Spine. 44(4):E219-E224, February 15, 2019.

Improvement in Back and Leg Pain and Disability Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Study of 324 Patients With 2-year Follow-up and the Impact of Surgery on Patient-reported Outcomes

Verma, Ravi; Lafage, Renaud; Scheer, Justin; More

Spine. 44(4):263-269, February 15, 2019.

Impact of Adult Scoliosis on Roussouly Sagittal Shape Classification

Pizones, Javier; Martin, Montserrat Baldan; Perez-Grueso, Francisco Javier Sánchez; More

Spine. 44(4):270-279, February 15, 2019.

Opioid Dependence and Health Care Utilization After Decompression and Fusion in Patients With Adult Degenerative Scoliosis

Sharma, Mayur; Ugiliweneza, Beatrice; Sirdeshpande, Pooja; More

Spine. 44(4):280-290, February 15, 2019.

New Evidence Supporting the Role of FBN1 in the Development of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Sheng, Fei; Xia, Chao; Xu, Leilei; More

Spine. 44(4):E225-E232, February 15, 2019.

Recent Increase in the Rate of Spinal Infections May be Related to Growing Substance-use Disorder in the State of Washington: Wide Population-based Analysis of the Comprehensive Hospital Abstract Reporting System (CHARS) Database

Blecher, Ronen; Yilmaz, Emre; Ishak, Basem; More

Spine. 44(4):291-297, February 15, 2019.

Fibromyalgia as a Predictor of Increased Postoperative Complications, Readmission Rates, and Hospital Costs in Patients Undergoing Posterior Lumbar Spine Fusion

Donnally, Chester J. III; Vakharia, Rushabh M.; Rush, Augustus J. III; More

Spine. 44(4):E233-E238, February 15, 2019.

Measurement Techniques and Utility of Hounsfield Unit Values for Assessment of Bone Quality Prior to Spinal Instrumentation: A Review of Current Literature

Zaidi, Qasim; Danisa, Olumide A.; Cheng, Wayne

Spine. 44(4):E239-E244, February 15, 2019.

Lack of Cost Savings for Lumbar Spine Fusions After Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative: A Consequence of Increased Case Complexity

Bronson, Wesley H.; Kingery, Matthew T.; Hutzler, Lorraine; More

Spine. 44(4):298-304, February 15, 2019.

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Reoperation Rate After Microsurgical Uni- or Bilateral Laminotomy for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis With and Without Low-grade Spondylolisthesis: What do Preoperative Radiographic Parameters Tell Us?

Schär, Ralph T.; Kiebach, Stefanie; Raabe, Andreas; More

Spine. 44(4):E245-E251, February 15, 2019.

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Posterior Spinal Fusion in a Scoliotic Patient With Congenital Heart Block Treated With Pacemaker: An Intraoperative Technical Difficulty

Wong, Tat Seng; Abu Bakar, Jaseemuddeen; Chee, Kok Han; More

Spine. 44(4):E252-E257, February 15, 2019.