Published Ahead-of-Print July 19, 2018

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Increased Proportion of Fusion Surgery for Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis and Changes in Reoperation Rate: A Nationwide Cohort Study with a Minimum 5-Year Follow-Up

Kim, Chi Heon; Chung, Chun Kee; Choi, Yunhee; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: July 19, 2018

Analysis of Internet Review Site Comments for Spine Surgeons: How Office Staff, Physician Likeability, and Patient Outcome Are Associated with Online Evaluations

Donnally, Chester J. III; Roth, Eric S.; Li, Deborah J.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: July 02, 2018

Determinants of Patient Satisfaction Two Year after Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Latent Class Analysis

Yang, Jingyan; Lafage, Virginie; Lafage, Renaud; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: June 21, 2018

Considering Spine Surgery: A Web-Based Calculator for Communicating Estimates of Personalized Treatment Outcomes

Moulton, Haley; Tosteson, Tor D.; Zhao, Wenyan; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: June 05, 2018

Simplified Chinese Version of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association Back Pain Evaluation Questionnaire: Agreement, Responsiveness and Minimal Important Change for Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain

Yao, Min; Yang, Long; Zhu, Bin; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: April 13, 2018

Does Duration of Pain at Baseline Influence Clinical Outcomes of Low Back Pain Patients Managed on an Evidence-based Pathway?

Jess, Mary-Anne; Cormac, Ryan; Hamilton, Sharon; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: February 21, 2018

Depression is Closely Associated With Chronic Low Back Pain in Patients Over 50 Years of age: A Cross-sectional Study Using the Sixth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES VI-2)

Park, Sang-Min; Kim, Ho-Joong; Jang, Seonpyo; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: February 16, 2018


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Stiffness Matters: Part II – The Effects of Plate Stiffness on Load-Sharing and the Progression of Fusion Following ACDF In Vivo

Peterson, Joshua M.; Chlebek, Carolyn; Clough, Ashley M.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: March 19, 2018


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Comparison of Patient Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS) with Neck Disability Index (NDI) and Visual Analog Scale (VAS) in Patients with Neck Pain

Moses, Michael J.; Tishelman, Jared C.; Stekas, Nicholas; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: July 13, 2018

Development of a Modified Cervical Deformity Frailty Index: A Streamlined Clinical Tool for Preoperative Risk Stratification

Passias, Peter G.; Bortz, Cole A.; Segreto, Frank A.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: July 12, 2018

A Technique for Dynamic Cervical Magnetic Resonance Imaging Applied to Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Reliability Study

Pratali, Raphael de Rezende; Smith, Justin S.; Ancheschi, Bruno C.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: June 26, 2018

Surgical Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy in The Elderly: Outcomes in Patients Aged 80 Years or Older

Isogai, Norihiro; Nagoshi, Narihito; Iwanami, Akio; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: June 18, 2018

Imaging Comparison Between Chinese and Japanese Patients With Cervical Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament

Xiao, Bin; Nagoshi, Narihito; Takeuchi, Ayano; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: May 22, 2018

Alterations in Intramedullary T2-weighted Increased Signal Intensity following Laminoplasty in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Patients: Comparison between pre- and Postoperative Magnetic Resonance Images

Machino, Masaaki; Ando, Kei; Kobayashi, Kazuyoshi; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: April 11, 2018

The Seven-Year Cost-Effectiveness of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Versus Cervical Disc Arthroplasty: A Markov Analysis

Kim, Jun S.; Dowdell, James; Cheung, Zoe B.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: April 10, 2018

The Impact of Comorbid Mental Health Disorders on Complications Following Cervical Spine Surgery with Minimum 2-Year Surveillance

Diebo, Bassel G.; Lavian, Joshua D.; Liu, Shian; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: March 23, 2018

Comparison of 6-year Follow-up Result of Hybrid Surgery and Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for the Treatment of Contiguous 2-segment Cervical Degenerative Disc Diseases

Xiong, Yang; Xu, Lin; Yu, Xing; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: March 15, 2018


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Impact of Adult Scoliosis on Roussouly's Sagittal Shape Classification

Pizones, Javier; Martin, Montserrat Baldan; Perez-Grueso, Francisco Javier S.á.nchez; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: July 16, 2018

Prevalence of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis in the State of São Paulo, Brazil

Penha, Patrícia Jundi; Ramos, Nárima Lívia Jundi Penha; de Carvalho, Bárbarah Kelly Gonçalves; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: June 05, 2018

External Validation of the Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD) Frailty Index (ASD-FI) in the Scoli-RISK-1 Patient Database

Miller, Emily K.; Lenke, Lawrence G.; Neuman, Brian J.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: May 14, 2018

Predicting Factors at Skeletal Maturity for Curve Progression and Low Back Pain in Adult Patients Treated Non-Operatively for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis with Thoracolumbar/Lumbar Curves: A Mean 25-Year Follow-up

Ohashi, Masayuki; Watanabe, Kei; Hirano, Toru; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: May 10, 2018

Targeted Distraction: Spinal Growth in Children With Early Onset Scoliosis Treated With a Tail-gating Technique for Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods

Mardare, Mihai; Kieser, David Christopher; Ahmad, Adil; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: April 11, 2018

Association of Patient-reported Narcotic Use with Short- and Long-term Outcomes After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Multicenter Study of 425 Patients With 2-year Follow-up

Raad, Micheal; Jain, Amit; Neuman, Brian J.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: March 13, 2018

NRS20: Combined Back and Leg Pain ScoreA simple and Effective Assessment of Adult Spinal Deformity

Cawley, Derek T.; Larrieu, Daniel; Fujishiro, Takashi; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: March 09, 2018