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Biomechanical Characteristics of an Integrated Lumbar Interbody Fusion Device

Leonard I. Voronov, MD, PhD,1,2 Georgios Vastardis, MD1,2, Julia Zelenakova, MS,2 Gerard Carandang, MS,2 Robert M. Havey, BS,1,2 Erik I. Waldorff, PhD,3 Michael R. Zindrick, MD,1 Avinash G. Patwardhan, Ph.D1,2

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. 3Orthofix, Lewisville, Texas

Volume 8 Article 1

Validation and Analysis of a Multi-site MIS Prospective Registry Through Sub-analysis of an MIS TLIF Subgroup

Joseph A. Sclafani MD,1 Kamshad Raiszadeh MD,1 Ramin Raiszadeh MD,1 Paul Kim MD,1 Todd Doerr MD,2 Farhan Siddiqi MD,3 Ivan LaMotta MD,4 Paul Park MD,5 Cary Templin MD,6 Sandeep Gill,7 Kevin Liang PhD,7 Choll W. Kim MD, PhD1

1Spine Institute of San Diego, Minimally Invasive Spine Center of Excellence 2Spine & Orthopedic Specialists, PLLC 3Trinity Spine Center 4Midland Orthopaedics 5University of Michigan 6Hinsdale Orthopaedics 7Milestone Research Organization

Volume 8 Article 4

Spinal fusion with demineralized calf fetal growth plate as novel biomaterial in rat model: a preliminary study

Amin Bigham-Sadegh, DVM, Ph.D,1 Iraj Karimi, DVM, Ph.D,2 Ahmad Oryan, DVM, Ph.D,3 Elena Mahmoudi, DVM,4 Zahra Shafiei-Sarvestani, DVM, Ph.D1

1Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran 2Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran 3Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran 4Department of Veterinary Surgery, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

Volume 8 Article 5

Multi-center, Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Investigational Device Exemption Clinical Trial Comparing Mobi‑C Cervical Artificial Disc to Anterior Discectomy and Fusion in the Treatment of Symptomatic Degenerative Disc Disease in the Cervical Spine

Michael S. Hisey, MD,1 Hyun W. Bae, MD,2 Reginald Davis, MD,3 Steven Gaede, MD,4 Greg Hoffman, MD,5 Kee Kim, MD,6 Pierce D. Nunley, MD,7 Daniel Peterson, MD,8 Ralph Rashbaum, MD,9 John Stokes, MD8

1Texas Back Institute, Denton, TX; 2The Spine Institute at St. John’s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA; 3GBMC Healthcare Greater Baltimore Neurosurgical Associates, Baltimore MD; 4Oklahoma Spine & Brain Institute, Tulsa, OK; 5Orthopedic North East, Fort Wayne, IN; 6University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA; 7Spine Institute of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA; 8Neurological Specialists of Austin, Austin, TX; 9Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX

Volume 8 Article 7

Segmental and global lordosis changes with two-level axial lumbar interbody fusion and posterior instrumentation

Miguel A Melgar, MD, PhD,1 William D Tobler, MD,2 Robert J Ernst, MD,3 Thomas J Raley, MD,4 Neel Anand, MD,5 Larry E Miller, PhD,6 and Richard J Nasca, MD7

1Department of Neurosurgery, Memorial Hospital, Gulfport, MS 2Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 3Professional Radiology, Inc., Cincinnati, OH 4Advanced Spine and Pain, Arlington, VA 5Spine Trauma, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Spine Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 6Miller Scientific Consulting, Inc., Asheville, NC 7Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery, Wilmington, NC

Volume 8 Article 10

ISASS Policy Statement - Cervical Interbody

Kern Singh, MD,1 Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA2

1Minimally Invasive Spine Insitute, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York City, NY

Volume 8 Article 13

Inter- and Intra-Observer Reliability of Measurement of Pedicle Screw Breach Assessed by Postoperative CT Scans

William F. Lavelle, MD,1 Ashish Ranade, MD,2 Amer F. Samdani, MD,3 John P. Gaughan, PhD,4 Linda P. D’Andrea, MD,5 Randal R. Betz, MD6

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY  2Department of Orthopaedics, SKN Medical College & Hospital, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune, India; 3Shriners Hospitals for Children—Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; 4Biostatistics Consulting Center, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; 5Brandywine Institute of Orthopaedics, Pottstown, PA; 6Institute for Spine & Scoliosis, Lawrenceville, NJ

Volume 8 Article 11

Annulo-nucleoplasty using Disc-FX in the management of lumbar disc pathology: Early results

Naresh Kumar, MBBS, MS (Orth), DNB (Orth), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Orth & Trauma), DM (Orth),1 Aravind Kumar, MBBS, MRCS (Glasg), FRCS (Tr.&Orth.),2 Shah Siddharth M, MBBS, MS (Orth),3 Shah Sambhav P,MBBS, MS (Orth),1 Justin Tan, MBBS3

1University Spine Centre, National University Hospital, Singapore, 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore 3Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore 

Volume 8 Article 18 - Endoscopic & Percutaneous Special Issue

Transforaminal Endoscopic Lumbar Decompression & Foraminoplasty: A 10 Year prospective survivability outcome study of the treatment of foraminal stenosis and failed back surgery.

Martin TN Knight, MD, FRCS, MBBS,1 Ingrid Jago, RGN ONC RNT Cert Ed FETC,1 Christopher Norris, PhD MSc MCSP,2 Lynne Midwinter MCSP,3 Christopher Boynes BEd (Hons) PE, MCSP, MACPSM, MSOM, MAACP, Lic Acu, HPC4

1The Spinal Foundation, UK 2Norris Associates, UK 3Physio & Therapies, UK 4Physioactive, UK

Volume 8 Article 21 - Endoscopic & Percutaneous Special Issue


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