Published Ahead-of-Print November 06, 2018

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Skeletal Muscle Cell Oxidative Stress As A Possible Therapeutic Target In A Denervation-Induced Experimental Sarcopenic Model

Kinoshita, Hideyuki; Orita, Sumihisa; Inage, Kazuhide; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: October 05, 2018

Evaluation of Percutaneous Intradiscal Amniotic Suspension Allograft in a Rabbit Model of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration

Luo, T. David; Vines, Jeremy B.; Zabarsky, Zachary K.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: August 22, 2018


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Discrepancies between Patient and Surgeon Expectations of Surgery for Sciatica

Rehman, Yasir; Muzammil, Syed; Wiercioch, Wojtek; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: November 01, 2018

Long Term Costs of Maximum Non-Operative Treatments in Patients with Symptomatic Lumbar Stenosis or Spondylolisthesis that Ultimately Required Surgery

Adogwa, Owoicho; Davison, Mark A; Vuong, Victoria D.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: August 20, 2018

Initial Provider Specialty is Associated with Long-term Opiate Use in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Low Back and Lower Extremity Pain

Azad, Tej; Vail, Daniel; Bentley, Jason; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: August 07, 2018

Determinants of Patient Satisfaction Two Year after Spinal Deformity Surgery

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

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: June 21, 2018


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Longer Preoperative Duration of Symptoms Negatively Affects Health-Related Quality of Life After Surgery for Cervical Radiculopathy

Tarazona, Daniel; Boody, Barrett; Hilibrand, Alan S.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: November 01, 2018

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. ., Post Acceptance: July 27, 2018

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

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

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: July 12, 2018

Surgical Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy in The Elderly

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


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Surgical and Health-related Quality-of-Life Outcomes of Growing Rod “Graduates” With Severe versus Moderate Early-onset Scoliosis

Helenius, Ilkka J.; Sponseller, Paul D.; McClung, Anna; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: November 01, 2018

Predictors of Extended Length of Hospital Stay in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients Undergoing Posterior Segmental Instrumented Fusion

Sultan, Assem A.; Berger, Ryan J.; Cantrell, William A.; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: November 01, 2018

Treatment for frailty does not improve complication rates in corrective surgery for adult spinal deformity

Yagi, Mitsuru; Michikawa, Takehiro; Hosogane, Naobumi; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: November 01, 2018

Halo gravity traction can mitigate pre-operative risk factors and early surgical complications in complex spine deformity

Iyer, Sravisht; Boachie-Adjei, Oheneba; Duah, Henry Ofori; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: October 15, 2018

How common is medial and lateral shoulder discordance in lenke 1 and 2 curves? a preoperative analysis of medial and lateral shoulder balance among 151 lenke 1 and 2 adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients

Chung, Weng Hong; Chiu, Chee Kidd; Ng, Sherwin Johan; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: October 05, 2018

Comparison of Postoperative Outcomes According to Compensatory Changes of the Thoracic Spine Among Patients with a T1 Slope More Than 40°

Oe, Shin; Togawa, Daisuke; Yamato, Yu; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: September 17, 2018

Replication Study for the Association of GWAS-associated Loci with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Susceptibility and Curve Progression in a Chinese Population

Man, Gene Chi-Wai; Tang, Nelson Leung-Sang; Chan, Ting Fung; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: September 17, 2018

Do overweight Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) patients have an increased perioperative risk for Posterior Spinal Fusion (PSF) surgery? A propensity score matching analysis of 374 AIS patients

Chan, Chris Yin Wei; Mohamad, Siti Mariam; Tan, Shun Herng; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: August 27, 2018

Quantitative Characteristics of Consecutive Lengthening Episodes in Early Onset Scoliosis (EOS) Patients with Dual Growth Rods

Agarwal, Aakash; Goswami, Ankur; Vijayaraghavan, Govindaraja Perumal; More

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: August 07, 2018

Improvement in Back and Leg Pain and Disability Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery

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

Spine. ., Post Acceptance: July 31, 2018

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