Published Ahead-of-Print November 12, 2020

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Incidence and Risk Factors for Unplanned Return to the Operating Room Following Primary Definitive Fusion for Pediatric Spinal Deformity: A Multicenter Study with Minimum Two-Year Follow-Up

Taniguchi, Yuki; Ohara, Tetsuya; Suzuki, Satoshi; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: November 12, 2020

Development and Validation of a Multi-Domain Surgical Complication Classification System for Adult Spinal Deformity

Klineberg, Eric O.; Wick, Joseph B.; Lafage, Renaud; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: November 04, 2020

Predictive Probability of the Global Alignment and Proportion Score for the Development of Mechanical Failure Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery in Asian Patients

Yagi, Mitsuru; Daimon, Kenshi; Hosogane, Naobumi; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 08, 2020


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Efficacy of Intraoperative Intervention Following Tc-MEP Alert during Posterior Decompression and Fusion Surgery for Thoracic OPLL: A Prospective Multicenter Study of the Monitoring Committee of the Japanese Society for Spine Surgery and Related Research

Kobayashi, Kazuyoshi; Imagama, Shiro; Yoshida, Go; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: November 04, 2020

Preoperative Use of Higher-Strength Opioids has a Dose-Dependent Association with Reoperations after Lumbar Decompression and Interbody Fusion Surgery

Samuel, Andre M.; Lovecchio, Francis C.; Premkumar, Ajay; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 19, 2020

Impact of Pre-operative Platelet Count on Bleeding Risk and Allogeneic Transfusion in Multi-Level Spine Surgery

Chow, Jonathan H.; Chancer, Zackary; Mazzeffi, Michael A.; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 08, 2020


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Age-Related Changes in T1 and C7 Slope and the Correlation Between Them in More Than 300 Asymptomatic Subjects

Inoue, Taro; Ando, Kei; Kobayashi, Kazuyoshi; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: November 10, 2020

Posterior Ligament-Bone Injury Classification and Severity Score: A Novel Approach to Predict the Failure of Anterior-Only Surgery for Subaxial Cervical Facet Dislocations

Yang, Jun-Song; Liu, Peng; Liu, Tuan-Jiang; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: November 04, 2020

Impact of Anterior Spondylolisthesis and Kyphotic Alignment on Dynamic Changes in Spinal Cord Compression and Neurological Status in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Radiological Analysis Involving Kinematic CT Myelography and Multi-Modal Spinal Cord Evoked Potentials

Sakamoto, Takuya; Funaba, Masahiro; Imajo, Yasuaki; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 08, 2020

Sports-Related Cervical Spine Fracture and Spinal Cord Injury: A Review of Nationwide Pediatric Trends

Alas, Haddy; Pierce, Katherine E.; Brown, Avery; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: September 24, 2020


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Comprehensive In Silico Evaluation of Accessory Rod Position, Rod Material and Diameter, Use of Cross-Connectors, and Anterior Column Support in a Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy Model, Part II: Effects on Lumbosacral Rod and Screw Strain

Jazini, Ehsan; Gelb, Daniel E.; Tareen, Jarid; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 07, 2020

Comprehensive Evaluation of Accessory Rod Position, Rod Material and Diameter, Use of Cross-Connectors, and Anterior Column Support in a Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy Model, Part I: Effects on Apical Rod Strain: An In Vitro and In Silico Biomechanical Study

Gelb, Daniel E.; Tareen, Jarid; Jazini, Ehsan; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 07, 2020


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Diabetes Does Not Adversely Affect Neurological Recovery and Reduction of Neck Pain After Posterior Decompression Surgery for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Results from a Retrospective Multicenter Study of 675 Patients

Nori, Satoshi; Nagoshi, Narihito; Yoshioka, Kenji; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: November 11, 2020

Age as a Predictor for Complications and Patient-Reported Outcomes in Multi-level Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusions: Analyses from the Michigan Spine Surgery Improvement Collaborative (MSSIC)

Claus, Chad F.; Tong, Doris; Lytle, Evan; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: November 04, 2020

Accuracy of Patient-Specific 3D-Printed Drill Guides for Pedicle and Lateral Mass Screw Insertion: An Analysis of 76 Cervical and Thoracic Screw Trajectories

Pijpker, Peter A.J.; Kraeima, Joep; Witjes, Max J.H.; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 21, 2020

Are Patient Outcomes Affected by the Presence of a Fellow or Resident in Lumbar Decompression Surgery?

Divi, Srikanth N.; Goyal, Dhruv K.C.; Galetta, Matthew S.; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 07, 2020

A Multidisciplinary Spine Surgical Indications Conference Leads to Alterations in Surgical Plans in a Significant Number of Cases: A Case Series

Benton, Joshua A.; Mowrey, Wenzhu B.; Ramos, Rafael De La Garza; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: September 24, 2020


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Moderators of the effect of spinal manipulative therapy on pain relief and function in patients with chronic low back pain: An individual participant data meta-analysis

de Zoete, Annemarie; de Boer, Michiel R.; Rubinstein, Sidney M.; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: November 11, 2020


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Comparison of Freshly Isolated Adipose Tissue-derived Stromal Vascular Fraction and Bone Marrow Cells in a Posterolateral Lumbar Spinal Fusion Model

Perdomo-Pantoja, Alexander; Holmes, Christina; Cottrill, Ethan; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: September 24, 2020


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