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Current Issue (Volume 11)

Current Issue (Volume 11)

Diabetes as an Independent Predictor for Extended Length of Hospital Stay and Increased Adverse Post-Operative Events in Patients Treated Surgically for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Nancy Worley MS,1 John Buza MD,1 Cyrus M. Jalai BA,1 Gregory W. Poorman BA,1 Louis M. Day BS,1 Shaleen Vira MD,1 Shearwood McClelland III MD,1 Virginie Lafage PhD,2 Peter G. Passias MD1

1Division of Spine Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Outpatient Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: An Analysis of Readmissions from the New Jersey State Ambulatory Services Database

Shearwood McClelland III MD, Peter G Passias MD, Thomas J Errico MD, R Shay Bess MD, Themistocles S Protopsaltis MD

Division of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

Regional Variations in Shear Strength and Density of the Human Thoracic Vertebral Endplate and Trabecular Bone

Fred Xavier, MD, PhD, Julio J. Jauregui, MD, Nathan Cornish, DO, Rebecca Jason-Rousseau, BS, Dipal Chatterjee, MD, Gavriel Feuer, PhD, Westley Hayes, MS, Bhaveen H. Kapadia, MD, John N. Carter, PhD, Hiroyuki Yoshihara, MD, PhD, Subrata Saha, PhD

SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, New York

Intraregional differences of perioperative management strategy for lumbar disc herniation: is the Devil really in the details?

Cesare Zoia MD PhD,1 Daniele Bongetta MD,1,2 Jacopo C. Poli MD,3 Mariarosaria Verlotta MD,2 Raffaelino Pugliese MD,1 Paolo Gaetani MD1

1Neurosurgery Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, Pavia, Italy, 2Neurosurgery, Department of Clinical-Surgical, Diagnostic and Pediatric Sciences, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 3Neurosurgery Unit, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy 

Arthrodesis Rate and Patient Reported Outcomes After Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Utilizing a Plasma-Sprayed Titanium Coated PEEK Interbody Implant: A Retrospective, Observational Analysis.

Joseph A. Sclafani, MD,1,2 Sophea R. Bergen, PA-C,1 Miranda Staples, Ph.D,2 Kevin Liang, Ph.D,2 Ramin Raiszadeh, MD1

1Spine Institute of San Diego, Minimally Invasive Spine Center of Excellence, San Diego, CA, 2Milestone Research Organization, San Diego, CA.

Patterns of healthcare resource utilization prior to anterior cervical decompression and fusion in patients with radiculopathy

Sohrab Virk MD,1 Frank M. Phillips MD,2 Safdar Khan MD

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

The Effects of Topical Vancomycin on Mesenchymal Stem Cells: More May Not Be Better

Stacey Chu, BA,1 Nita Chen, BA,2 Alexis B.C. Dang, MD,3 Alfred C. Kuo, MD, PhD,3 Alan B. C. Dang, MD, 3

1Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, West Lebanon, NH, 2Albany Medical College, School of Medicine, Albany NY, 3University of California, San Francisco, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA

Radiographic Analysis of Cervical and Spinal Alignment in Multilevel ACDF with Lordotic Interbody Device

Yoshihiro Katsuura, MD,1 Alex Lemons, MD,1 Eileen Lorenz, MD,2 Rachel Swafford, MPH,2 James Osborn, MD, MPH,1,3 Garrick Cason, MD1,3

1University of Tennessee Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chattanooga, TN 2Erlanger Hospital, Department of Radiology, Chattanooga, TN 3Tennova Health Care, Cleveland, TN

Effect of perioperative steroids on dysphagia after anterior cervical spine surgery: A systematic review

Abidemi S. Adenikinju, BA,1 Sameer H. Halani, MS,1 Rima S. Rindler MD,1 Matthew F. Gary MD,1 Keith W. Michael MD,2 Faiz U. Ahmad MD, MCh1

1Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Inpatient versus Outpatient Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Perioperative Complication Analysis of 259,414 Patients From the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Databases

Shearwood McClelland III MD, Peter G Passias MD, Thomas J Errico MD, R Shay Bess MD, Themistocles S Protopsaltis MD

Division of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

Bilateral C5 Motor Palsy after Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Steven M. Andelman, MD,1 Steven J. McAnany, MD,2 Sheeraz A. Qureshi, MD,1 Andrew C. Hecht, MD1

1Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 2 Washington University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Louis, MO

Regression of Disc-Osteophyte Complexes Following Laminoplasty Versus Laminectomy with Fusion for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Remi M. Ajiboye, MD,1 Stephen D. Zoller, MD,1 Adedayo A. Ashana, MD,1 Akshay Sharma, BA,2 William Sheppard, BS,1 Langston T. Holly, MD1,3

1Department of Orthopaedics, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA. 2Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Cleveland, USA. 3Department of Neurosurgery, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA. 

Fortifying the Bone-Implant Interface Part 1: An In Vitro Evaluation of 3D-Printed and TPS Porous Surfaces

Regina F. MacBarb, PhD­,1 Derek P. Lindsey, MS,Chelsea S. Bahney, PhD,Shane A. Woods, MS,Mark L. Wolfe, BS,Scott A. Yerby, PhD1

1SI-BONE, Inc., San Jose, CA, USA, 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA, 3MPI Research, Mattawan, MI, USA

Fortifying the Bone-Implant Interface Part 2: An In Vivo Evaluation of 3D-Printed and TPS-Coated Triangular Implants

Regina F. MacBarb, PhD, Derek P. Lindsey, MS,Shane A. Woods, MS,2 Peggy A. Lalor, PhD,Mukund I. Gundanna, MD,4  Scott A. Yerby, PhD1 

1SI-BONE, Inc., San Jose, CA, USA, 2MPI Research, Mattawan, MI, USA, 3Histion LLC, Everett, WA, USA, 4Brazos Spine, College Station, TX

The Influence of Lordotic cages on creating Sagittal Balance in the CMIS treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity

Neel Anand, MD,1 Ryan B. Cohen, BS,2 Jason Cohen, BS,3 Babak Kahndehroo, MD,1 Sheila Kahwaty, PA-C,1 Eli Baron, MD1

1Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 3Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY

Computer Assisted Cobb Angle Measurements: A novel algorithm

Dean N. Papaliodis, MD,1 Pierino G. Bonanni, PhD,2 Timothy T. Roberts, MD,3 Khalid Hesham, MD,1 Nicholas Richardson, MD,1 Robert A. Cheney, MD,4 James P. Lawrence, MD, MBA,5 Allen L. Carl, MD,6 William F. Lavelle, MD7

1Department of Orthopaedics, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, 2GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY, 3Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland, OH, 4Bone & Joint/ Capital Region Orthopaedics, Albany, NY, 5Bone & Joint/ Capital Region Orthopaedics, Albany, NY, 6Department of Neurology, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, 7Department of Orthopedics, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Biomechanics of an Expandable Lumbar Interbody Fusion Cage Deployed Through Transforaminal Approach

Michael Conti Mica, MD,1 Leonard I. Voronov, MD, PhD,1,2 Gerard Carandang, MS,2 Robert M. Havey, MS,1,2 Bartosz Wojewnik, MD,1 Avinash G. Patwardhan, Ph.D.1,2 

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, 2Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Veterans Affairs, Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois.

Tranexamic Acid Reduced the Percent of Total Blood Volume Lost During Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery

Kristen E. Jones, MD,1 Elissa K. Butler, MD,2 Tara Barrack, MS, PA-C,3 Charles T. Ledonio, MD,4 Mary L. Forte, PhD, DC,4 Claudia S. Cohn, MD,5 David W. Polly, Jr., MD1

1Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2 Department of Surgery, University of Washington,Seattle, WA, 3Summit Orthopedics, Woodbury, MN, 4Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 5Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Surgeon Reliability for the Assessment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis on MRI: The Impact of Surgeon Experience

Satyajit V. Marawar, MBBS,1 Ian A. Madom, MD,2 Mark Palumbo, MD,3 Richard A. Tallarico, MD,2 Nathaniel R. Ordway, MS, PE,2 Umesh Metkar, MD,4 Dongliang Wang, PhD,5 Adam Green, BS,2 William F. Lavelle, MD2

1Syracuse Veterans Affairs Medical Center,  Syracuse, NY, 2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, 3Division of Spine Surgery, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, RI, 4Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center, Hartsville, SC, 5Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Demographic Trends in the Use of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring for Scoliosis Surgery in the United States

Remi M. Ajiboye MD,1 Howard Y. Park MD,1 Jeremiah R. Cohen BS,1 Evan E. Vellios MD,1 Elizabeth L. Lord MD,1 Adedayo O. Ashana MD,1 Zorica Buser PhD,2 Jeffrey C. Wang MD2

1UCLA Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, 2Keck Medicine of USC, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Los Angeles, CA

A Comparison of Three Different Methods of Fixation in the Management of Thoracolumbar Fractures

Pavlos Panteliadis, MDOmar Musbahi, BEng(Hons), MBBS,2,3 Senthil Muthian, MRCS,4 Shivam Goyal,3 Alexander Sheriff Montgomery, FRCS,4 Arun Ranganathan, FRCS4

1Department of Trauma and Orthopedics, Guy’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Trust, London, England, 2Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School, Oxford University, Oxford, England, 3Bart’s and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, England, 4Spinal Department, Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Rd, London, England

Long-term Evaluation of Cervical Disc Arthroplasty with the Mobi-C© Cervical Disc: A Randomized, Prospective, Multicenter Clinical Trial with Seven-Year Follow-up

Kris Radcliff, MD,1 Reginald J. Davis, MD,2 Michael S. Hisey, MD,3 Pierce D. Nunley, MD,4 Gregory A. Hoffman, MD,5 Robert J. Jackson, MD,6 Hyun W. Bae, MD,7 Todd Albert, MD,8 Dom Coric, MD9

1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Egg Harbor, NJ, 2Greater Baltimore Neurosurgical Associates, Baltimore, MD, 3Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX, 4Spine Institute of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA, 5Orthopedics Northeast, Fort Wayne, IN, 6Orange County Neurosurgical Associates, Laguna Hills, CA, 7Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, Los Angeles, CA, 8Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, 9Carolinas Medical Center, Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, Charlotte, NC

Enhancing evaluation of cervical spine: Thresholds for normal CT relationships in the subaxial cervical spine

Catherine W. Cahill, MD,1 Kristen E. Radcliffe, MD,2 Charles Reitman, MD3

1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2Thomas Jefferson University Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Egg Harbor, NJ, 3MUSC Department of Orthopaedics, Charleston, SC

Validity and reliability of a novel patient reported outcome tool to evaluate post-operative dysphagia, odynophagia, and voice (DOV) disability after anterior cervical procedures

Joseph A Sclafani, MD,1 Deborah I. Ross, CCC-SLP,2 Brian H. Weeks, MD,3 Michelle Yang, BS,1 Choll W. Kim, MD, PhD1

1Spine Institute of San Diego, Minimally Invasive Spine Center of Excellence, 2San Diego Speech Therapy, San Diego, CA, 3Senta Clinic, San Diego, CA