October 1, 2009 - Volume 34 - Issue 21 : Spine

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October 1, 2009 - Volume 34 - Issue 21
pp: i-i,2241-2361,E751-E789,A18-A20

The Effect of Electrical Stimulation on Lumbar Spinal Fusion in Older Patients: A Randomized, Controlled, Multi-Center Trial: Part 1: Functional Outcome

Andersen, Thomas; Christensen, Finn B.; Ernst, Carsten; More

Spine. 34(21):2241-2247, October 1, 2009.

The Effect of Electrical Stimulation on Lumbar Spinal Fusion in Older Patients: A Randomized, Controlled, Multi-Center Trial: Part 2: Fusion Rates

Andersen, Thomas; Christensen, Finn B.; Egund, Niels; More

Spine. 34(21):2248-2253, October 1, 2009.

Corticosteroid Injection Treatment to the Ischiadic Spine Reduced Pain in Women With Long-Lasting Sacral Low Back Pain With Onset During Pregnancy: A Randomized, Double Blind, Controlled Trial

Torstensson, Thomas; Lindgren, Anne; Kristiansson, Per

Spine. 34(21):2254-2258, October 1, 2009.

Facet Joint Orientation Difference Between Cephalad and Caudad Portions: A Possible Cause of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Toyone, Tomoaki; Ozawa, Tomoyuki; Kamikawa, Koya; More

Spine. 34(21):2259-2262, October 1, 2009.

Nerve Growth Factor of Cultured Medium Extracted From Human Degenerative Nucleus Pulposus Promotes Sensory Nerve Growth and Induces Substance P In Vitro

Yamauchi, Kazuyo; Inoue, Gen; Koshi, Takana; More

Spine. 34(21):2263-2269, October 1, 2009.

Transfection of Rat Cells With Proopiomeranocortin Gene, Precursor of Endogenous Endorphin, Using Radial Shock Waves Suppresses Inflammatory Pain

Yamashita, Masaomi; Yamauchi, Kazuyo; Suzuki, Munetaka; More

Spine. 34(21):2270-2277, October 1, 2009.

Identification of Cell Proliferation Zones, Progenitor Cells and a Potential Stem Cell Niche in the Intervertebral Disc Region: A Study in Four Species

Henriksson, Helena B.; Thornemo, Maria; Karlsson, Camilla; More

Spine. 34(21):2278-2287, October 1, 2009.

The Morphology of Acute Disc Herniation: A Clinically Relevant Model Defining the Role of Flexion

Veres, Samuel P.; Robertson, Peter A.; Broom, Neil D.

Spine. 34(21):2288-2296, October 1, 2009.

Intervertebral Disc Repair Using Adipose Tissue-Derived Stem and Regenerative Cells: Experiments in a Canine Model

Ganey, Timothy; Hutton, William C.; Moseley, Timothy; More

Spine. 34(21):2297-2304, October 1, 2009.

Scoliosis Model Created by Pedicle Screw Tethering in Immature Goats: The Feasibility, Reliability, and Complications

Zhang, Yong-Gang; Zheng, Guo-Quan; Zhang, Xue-Song; More

Spine. 34(21):2305-2310, October 1, 2009.

Epidural Interferon Gamma-Immunoreactivity: A Biomarker for Lumbar Nerve Root Irritation

Scuderi, Gaetano J.; Cuellar, Jason M.; Cuellar, Vanessa G.; More

Spine. 34(21):2311-2317, October 1, 2009.

Long-Term Surgical Outcomes for Myxopapillary Ependymomas of the Cauda Equina

Nakamura, Masaya; Ishii, Ken; Watanabe, Kota; More

Spine. 34(21):E756-E760, October 1, 2009.

The Learning Curve of Pedicle Screw Placement: How Many Screws Are Enough?

Gonzalvo, Augusto; Fitt, Gregory; Liew, Susan; More

Spine. 34(21):E761-E765, October 1, 2009.

Posterior Spinal Fusion Versus Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Decision Analysis

Davis, Matthew A.

Spine. 34(21):2318-2323, October 1, 2009.

The Correction of Pelvic Obliquity in Patients With Cerebral Palsy and Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Is There a Benefit of Anterior Release Prior to Posterior Spinal Arthrodesis?

Auerbach, Joshua D.; Spiegel, David A.; Zgonis, Miltiadis H.; More

Spine. 34(21):E766-E774, October 1, 2009.

2009 ISSLS Prize Winner: What Influence Does Sustained Mechanical Load Have on Diffusion in the Human Intervertebral Disc?: An In Vivo Study Using Serial Postcontrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Arun, Ranganathan; Freeman, Brian J. C.; Scammell, Brigitte E.; More

Spine. 34(21):2324-2337, October 1, 2009.

2009 ISSLS Prize Winner: Does Discography Cause Accelerated Progression of Degeneration Changes in the Lumbar Disc: A Ten-Year Matched Cohort Study

Carragee, Eugene J.; Don, Angus S.; Hurwitz, Eric L.; More

Spine. 34(21):2338-2345, October 1, 2009.

Incidence of Lumbar Spondylolysis in the General Population in Japan Based on Multidetector Computed Tomography Scans From Two Thousand Subjects

Sakai, Toshinori; Sairyo, Koichi; Takao, Shoichiro; More

Spine. 34(21):2346-2350, October 1, 2009.

Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: Does Fusion Method Influence Outcome? Four-Year Results of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial

Abdu, William A.; Lurie, Jon D.; Spratt, Kevin F.; More

Spine. 34(21):2351-2360, October 1, 2009.

Incidence of Simultaneous Epidural and Vascular Injection During Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Injections

Smuck, Matthew; Tang, Chi-Tsai; Fuller, Brian J.

Spine. 34(21):E751-E755, October 1, 2009.

Spinal Epidural Arteriovenous Fistula With Late Onset Perimedullary Venous Hypertension After Lumbar Surgery: Case Report and Discussion of the Pathophysiology

Khaldi, Ahmad; Hacein-Bey, Lotfi; Origitano, Thomas C.

Spine. 34(21):E775-E779, October 1, 2009.

Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Presenting as Low Back Pain: Diagnosed by Bone Scan Coordinating With F-18 FDG PET/CT

Huang, Yung-Cheng; Tu, Dom-Gene; Wu, Jiann-Der; More

Spine. 34(21):E780-E783, October 1, 2009.

Symptomatic Epidural Gas Cyst Associated With Discal Vacuum Phenomenon

Kakitsubata, Yousuke; Theodorou, Stavroula J.; Theodorou, Daphne J.; More

Spine. 34(21):E784-E789, October 1, 2009.