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December 15, 2011 - Volume 36 - Issue 26
pp: i-i,2235-2363,E1659-E1780


Multidisciplinary Intensive Functional Restoration Versus Outpatient Active Physiotherapy in Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Roche-Leboucher, Ghislaine; Petit-Lemanac'h, Audrey; Bontoux, Luc; More

Spine. 36(26):2235-2242, December 15, 2011.

Cost-Effectiveness of Balloon Kyphoplasty Versus Standard Medical Treatment in Patients With Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture: A Swedish Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial With 2-Year Follow-up

Fritzell, Peter; Ohlin, Acke; Borgström, Fredrik

Spine. 36(26):2243-2251, December 15, 2011.

A Randomized Trial Comparing Acupuncture and Simulated Acupuncture for Subacute and Chronic Whiplash

Cameron, Ian Douglas; Wang, Ellen; Sindhusake, Doungkamol

Spine. 36(26):E1659-E1665, December 15, 2011.


Regeneration of the Intervertebral Disc With Nucleus Pulposus Cell-Seeded Collagen II/Hyaluronan/Chondroitin-6-Sulfate Tri-Copolymer Constructs in a Rabbit Disc Degeneration Model

Huang, Bo; Zhuang, Ying; Li, Chang-Qing; More

Spine. 36(26):2252-2259, December 15, 2011.

Disk Injury in Rats Produces Persistent Increases in Pain-Related Neuropeptides in Dorsal Root Ganglia and Spinal Cord Glia but Only Transient Increases in Inflammatory Mediators: Pathomechanism of Chronic Diskogenic Low Back Pain

Miyagi, Masayuki; Ishikawa, Tetsuhiro; Orita, Sumihisa; More

Spine. 36(26):2260-2266, December 15, 2011.

Upregulated Expression of Connexin43 in Spinal Ligament Fibroblasts Derived From Patients Presenting Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament

Yang, Hai-song; Lu, Xu-hua; Chen, De-yu; More

Spine. 36(26):2267-2274, December 15, 2011.

Modeling Nucleus Pulposus Regeneration In Vitro: Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Alginate Beads, Hypoxia, Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2, and Synthetic Peptide B2A

McCanless, Jonathan D.; Cole, Judith A.; Slack, Steven M.; More

Spine. 36(26):2275-2285, December 15, 2011.


Effect of Retropharyngeal Steroid on Prevertebral Soft Tissue Swelling Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Prospective, Randomized Study

Lee, Sang-Hun; Kim, Ki-Tack; Suk, Kyung-Soo; More

Spine. 36(26):2286-2292, December 15, 2011.

The Security Analysis of Transpedicular Screw Fixation in the Lower Cervical Spine and a Case Report

Huang, Dongsheng; Du, Kaili; Zeng, Shixing; More

Spine. 36(26):E1702-E1708, December 15, 2011.


The Effect of β-Carotene on Lumbar Osteophyte Formation

Imagama, Shiro; Hasegawa, Yukiharu; Seki, Taisuke; More

Spine. 36(26):2293-2298, December 15, 2011.


In Vivo Distraction Force and Length Measurements of Growing Rods: Which Factors Influence the Ability to Lengthen?

Noordeen, Hilali M.; Shah, Suken A.; Elsebaie, Hazem B.; More

Spine. 36(26):2299-2303, December 15, 2011.


Modic Vertebral Body Changes: The Natural History as Assessed by Consecutive Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Hutton, Michael J.; Bayer, Jens H.; Powell, John M.

Spine. 36(26):2304-2307, December 15, 2011.

Clinical Results of Lumbar Total Disc Arthroplasty in Accordance With Modic Signs, With a 2-Year-Minimum Follow-up

Blondel, Benjamin; Tropiano, Patrick; Gaudart, Jean; More

Spine. 36(26):2309-2315, December 15, 2011.

Can Preoperative Radiographic Parameters Be Used to Predict Fusion in Non-instrumented Posterolateral Fusion for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis?

Agabegi, Steven S.; Majid, Kamran; Fischgrund, Jeffrey S.; More

Spine. 36(26):E1709-E1714, December 15, 2011.


Acute Low Back Pain and Primary Care: How to Define Recovery and Chronification?

Mehling, Wolf E.; Gopisetty, Viranjini; Acree, Michael; More

Spine. 36(26):2316-2323, December 15, 2011.


Lumbar Disc Herniation in the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial: Does Educational Attainment Impact Outcome?

Olson, Patrick R.; Lurie, Jon D.; Frymoyer, John; More

Spine. 36(26):2324-2332, December 15, 2011.

An Aid to the Explanation of Surgical Risks and Complications: The International Spinal Surgery Information Sheet

Ng, Chye Yew; Gibson, J. N. Alastair

Spine. 36(26):2333-2345, December 15, 2011.

Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Spine Surgeons: Results of a Survey of the Scoliosis Research Society Membership

Auerbach, Joshua D.; Weidner, Zachary D.; Milby, Andrew H.; More

Spine. 36(26):E1715-E1721, December 15, 2011.

Quebec Back Pain Disability Scale, Low Back Outcome Score and Revised Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Scale for Patients With Low Back Pain Due to Degenerative Disc Disease: Evaluation of Polish Versions

Misterska, Ewa; Jankowski, Roman; Glowacki, Maciej

Spine. 36(26):E1722-E1729, December 15, 2011.

Validation in Colombia of the Oswestry Disability Questionnaire in Patients With Low Back Pain

Payares, Kelly; Lugo, Luz Helena; Morales, Victoria; More

Spine. 36(26):E1730-E1735, December 15, 2011.


The Effects of Three Different Types of Orthoses on the Range of Motion of the Lumbar Spine During 15 Activities of Daily Living

Jegede, Kolawole A.; Miller, Christopher P.; Bible, Jesse E.; More

Spine. 36(26):2346-2353, December 15, 2011.


Outcomes for Single-Level Lumbar Fusion: The Role of Bone Morphogenetic Protein

Cahill, Kevin S.; Chi, John H.; Groff, Michael W.; More

Spine. 36(26):2354-2362, December 15, 2011.

Efficacy of Preoperative Autologous Blood Donation for Elective Posterior Lumbar Spinal Surgery

Kennedy, Cian; Leonard, Micheal; Devitt, Aiden; More

Spine. 36(26):E1736-E1743, December 15, 2011.

Uni- and Bilateral Instrumented Posterolateral Fusion of the Lumbar Spine With Local Bone Grafting: A Prospective Study With a 2-Year Follow-up

Ohtori, Seiji; Koshi, Takana; Suzuki, Munetaka; More

Spine. 36(26):E1744-E1748, December 15, 2011.



Psoas Muscle Architectural Design, In Vivo Sarcomere Length Range, and Passive Tensile Properties Support Its Role as a Lumbar Spine Stabilizer

Regev, Gilad J.; Kim, Choll W.; Tomiya, Akihito; More

Spine. 36(26):E1666-E1674, December 15, 2011.


An In Vitro Assessment of Wear Particulate Generated From NUBAC: A PEEK-on-PEEK Articulating Nucleus Replacement DeviceMethodology and Results From a Series of Wear Tests Using Different Motion Profiles, Test Frequencies, and Environmental Conditions

Brown, Tim; Bao, Qi-Bin; Agrawal, C. Mauli; More

Spine. 36(26):E1675-E1685, December 15, 2011.

Biomechanical Contribution of the Rib Cage to Thoracic Stability

Brasiliense, Leonardo B. C.; Lazaro, Bruno C. R.; Reyes, Phillip M.; More

Spine. 36(26):E1686-E1693, December 15, 2011.

The Biomechanical Effect of Transverse Connectors Use in a Pre- and Postlaminectomy Model of the Posterior Cervical Spine: An In Vitro Cadaveric Study

Majid, Kamran; Gudipally, Manasa; Hussain, Mir; More

Spine. 36(26):E1694-E1701, December 15, 2011.


Facet Violation With the Placement of Percutaneous Pedicle Screws

Patel, Rakesh D.; Graziano, Gregory P.; Vanderhave, Kelly L.; More

Spine. 36(26):E1749-E1752, December 15, 2011.

Primary Closure of Inadvertent Durotomies Utilizing the U-Clip in Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery

Song, Debbie; Park, Paul

Spine. 36(26):E1753-E1757, December 15, 2011.


Nightmare of Lumbar Diskectomy: Aorta Laceration

Yip, Siu-Leung; Woo, Siu-Bon; Kwok, Tik-Koon; More

Spine. 36(26):E1758-E1760, December 15, 2011.

Nightmare Complication After Lumbar Disc Surgery: Cranial Nontraumatic Acute Epidural Hematoma

Grahovac, Gordan; Vilendecic, Milorad; Chudy, Darko; More

Spine. 36(26):E1761-E1764, December 15, 2011.

Sudden Proximal Spinal Dislocation With Complete Spinal Cord Injury 1 Week After Spinal Fusion in a Child With Prader-Willi Syndrome: A Case Report

de Baat, Paul; van Tankeren, Esther; de Lind van Wijngaarden, Roderick F. A.; More

Spine. 36(26):E1765-E1768, December 15, 2011.

Atypical Bilateral Pedicle Fracture in Long-Term Bisphosphonate Therapy

El Rachkidi, Rami; Sari-Leret, Marie-Laure; Wolff, Stephane

Spine. 36(26):E1769-E1773, December 15, 2011.

Severe Neurofibromatosis Kyphoscoliosis, Posterior Wedge Osteotomy, Halo-traction, and Anterior Autograft Strut Fusion, With 28-Year Follow-up

Winter, Robert B.

Spine. 36(26):E1774-E1777, December 15, 2011.

Nail Gun Injury to the Sacrum: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Stern, Lorraine C.; Moore, Timothy A.

Spine. 36(26):E1778-E1780, December 15, 2011.

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