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Cervical Spine: PDF Only

Cervical Sagittal Alignment in Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: An Observational Study from the Canadian Spine Outcomes and Research Network

Evaniew, Nathan; Charest-Morin, Raphaële; Jacobs, W. Bradley; More

November 29, 2021

Deformity: PDF Only

Improvement and International Validation of the Predictive Probability of the Patient Demographics, Radiographic Index and Surgical Invasiveness for Mechanical Failure (PRISM) Model for Preventive Procedures in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery

Yagi, Mitsuru; Hosogane, Naobumi; Ames, Christopher P.; More

November 24, 2021

Clinical Case Series: PDF Only

Passive Recharge Burst Spinal Cord Stimulation provides sustainable improvements in pain and psychosocial function: 2-year results from the TRIUMPH study

Deer, Timothy R.; Falowski, Steven M.; Moore, Gregory A.; More

November 22, 2021

Deformity: PDF Only

Comparing and Contrasting the Clinical Utility of Sagittal Spine Alignment Classification Frameworks: Roussouly vs. SRS-Schwab

Passias, Peter G.; Bortz, Cole; Pierce, Katherine E.; More

November 22, 2021

Deformity: PDF Only

Assessment of Adult Spinal Deformity Complication Timing and Impact on Two-Year Outcomes Using a Comprehensive Adult Spinal Deformity Classification System

Wick, Joseph B.; Le, Hai V.; Lafage, Renaud; More

November 22, 2021

Randomized Trial: PDF Only

Adjunctive Topical Tranexamic Acid for Blood Salvage Does Not Reduce Postoperative Blood Loss Compared With Placebo in Patients Who Undergo Palliative Decompressive Spinal Metastasis Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Maethungkul, Ronnakrit; Atthakomol, Pichitchai; Phinyo, Phichayut; More

November 19, 2021

Epidemiology: PDF Only

Persistent Use of Prescription Opioids Following Lumbar Spine Surgery: Observational Study with Prospectively Collected Data from Two Norwegian Nationwide Registries

Holmberg, Siril T.; Fredheim, Olav M. S.; Skurtveit, Svetlana; More

November 18, 2021

Health Services Research: PDF Only

What Constitutes “Appropriate Care” for Low Back Pain?: Point-of-Care Clinical Indicators From Guideline Evidence and Experts (the STANDING Collaboration Project)

Wiles, Louise K.; Hibbert, Peter D.; Stephens, Jacqueline H.; More

November 17, 2021

Deformity: PDF Only

Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery Is Associated with Increased Productivity and Decreased Absenteeism from Work and School

Durand, Wesley M.; Babu, Jacob M.; Hamilton, D. Kojo; More

October 25, 2021

Cervical Spine: PDF Only

Influence of Intervertebral Level of Stenosis on Neurological Recovery and Reduction of Neck Pain After Posterior Decompression Surgery for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Retrospective Multicenter Study With Propensity Scoring

Nori, Satoshi; Nagoshi, Narihito; Aoyama, Ryoma; More

October 25, 2021

Deformity: PDF Only

Best Practice Guidelines for Assessment & Management of Osteoporosis in Adult Patients Undergoing Elective Spinal Reconstruction

Sardar, Zeeshan M.; Coury, Josephine R.; Cerpa, Meghan; More

October 22, 2021

Deformity: PDF Only

Patient and Spine Surgeon Perceptions on Shared Decision Making in the Treatment of Older Adults Undergoing Corrective Surgery for Adult Spinal Deformity

Deme, Palvasha; Perera, Anjali; Chilakapati, Sai; More

October 18, 2021

Surgery: PDF Only

Threshold-based Monitoring of Compound Muscle Action Potentials for Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Placement in the Lumbosacral Spine: Can We Rely on Stimulation of the Uninsulated Screw to Provide a Valid Safety Warning?

Tani, Yoichi; Saito, Takanori; Taniguchi, Shinichiro; More

October 14, 2021

Clinical Case Series: PDF Only

Transcranial Motor-evoked Potential Alert after Supine-to-Prone Position Change during Thoracic Ossification in Posterior Longitudinal Ligament Surgery: A Prospective Multicenter Study of the Monitoring Committee of the Japanese Society for Spine Surgery and Related Research

Yoshida, Go; Ushirozako, Hiroki; Imagama, Shiro; More

October 04, 2021

Deformity: PDF Only

Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods (MCGR) Versus Single Posterior Spinal Fusion (PSF) Versus Vertebral Body Tether (VBT) in Older Early Onset Scoliosis (EOS) Patients: How Do Early Outcomes Compare?

Mackey, Catherine; Hanstein, Regina; Lo, Yungtai; More

October 01, 2021

Clinical Case Series: PDF Only

Comparison of Mid- to Long-term follow-up of Patient-Reported Outcomes Measures after Single-level Lumbar Total Disc Arthroplasty, Multi-level Lumbar Total Disc Arthroplasty, and the Lumbar Hybrid Procedure for the Treatment of Degenerative Disc Disease

Scott-Young, Matthew; Lee, So Mang Simon; Nielsen, David; More

September 22, 2021

Clinical Case Series: PDF Only

Intraoperative Cone Beam CT in Hybrid Operation Room for Pediatric Scoliosis Patients: Comparison of Pedicle Screw Violation Rate at Normal and Low Radiation Doses

Tanikawa, Yusuke; Oba, Hiroki; Fujii, Masahiro; More

September 20, 2021

Deformity: PDF Only

The Effect of Preoperative Nutritional Intervention for Adult Spinal Deformity Patients

Oe, Shin; Watanabe, Jun; Akai, Tatsuya; More

September 20, 2021

Cervical Spine: PDF Only

Comparative Effectiveness and Functional Outcome of C2 Dome-like Expansive Versus C2 Expansive Open-door Laminoplasty for Upper Cervical Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Yu, Chengcheng; Wu, Yinan; Zhang, Zengjie; More

September 14, 2021

Epidemiology: PDF Only

Postoperative Glycemic Variability as a Predictor of Adverse Outcomes Following Lumbar Fusion

Canseco, Jose A.; Chang, Michael; Karamian, Brian A.; More

August 31, 2021

Epidemiology: PDF Only

Effect of the Implementation of a Surgical Care Bundle in the Incidence of Surgical Site Infection in Spine Surgery: A Quasi-Experimental Study

Vicente-Sánchez, Gema; Alonso-García, Marcos; Hijas-Gómez, Ana Isabel; More

August 30, 2021

Surgery: PDF Only

Pain Relief after Selective Nerve Root Block as a Predictor of Postoperative Functional Outcome in Patients with Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Patients Undergoing Decompressive Surgery

Ko, Sangbong; Jun, ChungMu; Min, Woo-Kie; More

August 30, 2021

Cervical Spine: PDF Only

Associations between Neck and Shoulder Pain and Neuropathic Pain in a middle-aged Community-Living Population

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

August 24, 2021

Diagnostics: PDF Only

Association of Lumbar MRI Findings with Current and Future Back Pain in a Population-Based Cohort Study

Kasch, Richard; Truthmann, Julia; Hancock, Mark J.; More

August 18, 2021

Clinical Case Series: PDF Only

Age as a Risk Factor for Complications Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: Analysis From the Michigan Spine Surgery Improvement Collaborative (MSSIC)

Lawless, Michael H.; Tong, Doris; Claus, Chad F.; More

August 13, 2021

Deformity: PDF Only

Increasing Cost Efficiency in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Identifying Predictors of Lower Total Costs

Passias, Peter G.; Brown, Avery E.; Bortz, Cole; More

August 13, 2021

Randomized Trial: PDF Only

Does Engaging Patients With Relevant Education About Long-Term Opioid Use Before Spine Surgery Affect Long-term Opioid Use? A Randomized Controlled Trial

Rhon, Daniel I.; Greenlee, Tina A.; Gill, Norman W.; More

August 02, 2021

Clinical Case Series: PDF Only

Ambulatory Neuromuscular Scoliosis Patients have Superior Perioperative Results than Non-Ambulatory Neuromuscular Scoliosis Patients and Can Approach Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Outcomes After Posterior Spinal Fusion

Sarwahi, Vishal; Atlas, Aaron; Galina, Jesse; More

July 28, 2021

Anatomy: PDF Only

Mapping of Venous Sinus Anatomy and Occipital Bone Thickness for Safe Screw Placement in 100 patients with 46,200 Standardized Measurements Using Computed Tomography Angiography

Reisener, Marie-Jacqueline; Arzani, Artine; Okano, Ichiro; More

July 23, 2021

Deformity: PDF Only

Examination of Adult Spinal Deformity Patients Undergoing Surgery with Implanted Spinal Cord Stimulators and Intrathecal Pumps

Daniels, Alan H.; Durand, Wesley M.; Steinbaum, Alyssa J.; More

July 23, 2021

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