Raja Rampersaud

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of health-related quality of life after surgical treatment of focal symptomatic spinal stenosis compared with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8
    Spine J 8:296-304. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Spine adverse events severity system: content validation and interobserver reliability assessment
    Yoga Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:790-5. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Comparative outcomes and cost-utility after surgical treatment of focal lumbar spinal stenosis compared with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee--part 1: long-term change in health-related quality of life
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8 Arthritis Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Spinal Program, Krembil Neuroscience Center, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Spine J 14:234-43. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Comparative outcomes and cost-utility following surgical treatment of focal lumbar spinal stenosis compared with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: part 2--estimated lifetime incremental cost-utility ratios
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst St East Wing, 1 441, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 2S8 Electronic address
    Spine J 14:244-54. 2014
  5. pmc Regional variability in use of a novel assessment of thoracolumbar spine fractures: United States versus international surgeons
    John Ratliff
    Department of Orthopaedics, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA
    World J Emerg Surg 2:24. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Accuracy requirements for image-guided spinal pedicle screw placement
    Y R Rampersaud
    Division of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:352-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Fluoroscopic computer-assisted pedicle screw placement through a mature fusion mass: an assessment of 24 consecutive cases with independent analysis of computed tomography and clinical data
    Yoga Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:217-22. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Agreement between orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons regarding a new algorithm for the treatment of thoracolumbar injuries: a multicenter reliability study
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:477-82. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical accuracy of fluoroscopic computer-assisted pedicle screw fixation: a CT analysis
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E183-90. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of minimally invasive surgical techniques in the management of thoracolumbar trauma: current concepts
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:S96-102; discussion S104. 2006

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of health-related quality of life after surgical treatment of focal symptomatic spinal stenosis compared with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8
    Spine J 8:296-304. 2008
    ..The surgical procedures for LSS represent a significant cost to the health-care system and are a priority focus for most governments, insurers, hospital administrators, and spine care physicians...
  2. doi request reprint Spine adverse events severity system: content validation and interobserver reliability assessment
    Yoga Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:790-5. 2010
    ..A prospective validation study, preliminary single-center report...
  3. doi request reprint Comparative outcomes and cost-utility after surgical treatment of focal lumbar spinal stenosis compared with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee--part 1: long-term change in health-related quality of life
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8 Arthritis Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Spinal Program, Krembil Neuroscience Center, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Spine J 14:234-43. 2014
    ..Although several studies have demonstrated comparable outcomes with THA/TKA after surgical intervention for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), the sustainability of the outcome after LSS surgery compared with THA/TKA remains uncertain...
  4. doi request reprint Comparative outcomes and cost-utility following surgical treatment of focal lumbar spinal stenosis compared with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: part 2--estimated lifetime incremental cost-utility ratios
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst St East Wing, 1 441, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 2S8 Electronic address
    Spine J 14:244-54. 2014
    ..In particular, the sustainability of the outcome and cost-effectiveness following lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) surgery compared with THA/TKA remain uncertain...
  5. pmc Regional variability in use of a novel assessment of thoracolumbar spine fractures: United States versus international surgeons
    John Ratliff
    Department of Orthopaedics, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA
    World J Emerg Surg 2:24. 2007
    ..No assessment of regional differences has been described. We report regional variability in use of the TLISS system between United States and non-US surgeons...
  6. ncbi request reprint Accuracy requirements for image-guided spinal pedicle screw placement
    Y R Rampersaud
    Division of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:352-9. 2001
    ..Accuracy requirement analysis for image-guided pedicle screw placement...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fluoroscopic computer-assisted pedicle screw placement through a mature fusion mass: an assessment of 24 consecutive cases with independent analysis of computed tomography and clinical data
    Yoga Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:217-22. 2007
    ..Observational matched cohort study with computed tomography (CT) analysis of pedicle screw placement...
  8. ncbi request reprint Agreement between orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons regarding a new algorithm for the treatment of thoracolumbar injuries: a multicenter reliability study
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:477-82. 2006
    ..This information could be important in establishing consensus-based protocols for managing these challenging injuries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical accuracy of fluoroscopic computer-assisted pedicle screw fixation: a CT analysis
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E183-90. 2005
    ..Observational cohort study with computerized tomography (CT) analysis of in vivo pedicle screw placement...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of minimally invasive surgical techniques in the management of thoracolumbar trauma: current concepts
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:S96-102; discussion S104. 2006
    ..Literature review and expert opinion...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative adverse events and related postoperative complications in spine surgery: implications for enhancing patient safety founded on evidence-based protocols
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery, Krembil Neuroscience Center, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1503-10. 2006
    ..Prospective observational study...
  12. doi request reprint Postoperative improvement in health-related quality of life: a national comparison of surgical treatment for focal (one- to two-level) lumbar spinal stenosis compared with total joint arthroplasty for osteoarthritis
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine J 11:1033-41. 2011
    ..Whether these results are generalizable to routine clinical practice in Canada is unknown...
  13. doi request reprint The impact of facet dislocation on clinical outcomes after cervical spinal cord injury: results of a multicenter North American prospective cohort study
    Jefferson R Wilson
    Department of Surgery, Divisions of Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:97-103. 2013
    ..A multicenter prospective cohort study...
  14. doi request reprint Success and failure of minimally invasive decompression for focal lumbar spinal stenosis in patients with and without deformity
    Michael O Kelleher
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E981-7. 2010
    ..Observational cohort study. Retrospective review of prospectively collected outcomes data...
  15. pmc Mediastinal migration of distal occipito-thoracic instrumentation
    Vivek Joseph
    Krembil Neuroscience Centre, Divisions of Orthopedic and Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Eur Spine J 17:S257-62. 2008
    ..By staying directly posterior to the rod and following the fibrous tract already created, the instrumentation was safely removed from the mediastinum...
  16. doi request reprint Clinical accuracy of computer-assisted two-dimensional fluoroscopy for the percutaneous placement of lumbosacral pedicle screws
    Bheeshma Ravi
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:84-91. 2011
    ..Clinical case series...
  17. pmc Surgical resection of epidural disease improves local control following postoperative spine stereotactic body radiotherapy
    Ameen Al-Omair
    Corresponding Author Dr Arjun Sahgal, MD, Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2M9, Canada
    Neuro Oncol 15:1413-9. 2013
    ..Spine stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) is increasingly being applied to the postoperative spine metastases patient. Our aim was to identify clinical and dosimetric predictors of local control (LC) and survival...
  18. doi request reprint Spinal surgery fellowship education in Canada: evaluation of trainee and supervisor perspectives on cognitive and procedural competencies
    Harsha Malempati
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Holland Musculoskeletal Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:83-91. 2013
    ..A cross-sectional survey of spine surgery fellowship educators and trainees...
  19. pmc Early versus delayed decompression for traumatic cervical spinal cord injury: results of the Surgical Timing in Acute Spinal Cord Injury Study (STASCIS)
    Michael G Fehlings
    Divisions of Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e32037. 2012
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the relative effectiveness of early (<24 hours after injury) versus late (≥ 24 hours after injury) decompressive surgery after traumatic cervical SCI...
  20. ncbi request reprint Interobserver and intraobserver reliability of maximum canal compromise and spinal cord compression for evaluation of acute traumatic cervical spinal cord injury
    Michael G Fehlings
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1719-25. 2006
    ..Prospective, blinded validation study of an objective, quantitative measure to assess maximum canal compromise (MCC) and maximum spinal cord compression (MSCC) in individuals with acute cervical spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Admission and acute complication rate for outpatient lumbar microdiscectomy
    Aria Fallah
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 37:49-53. 2010
    ..This is the first study comparing the immediate success of outpatient lumbar microdiscectomy with respect to acute complication and conversion to inpatient rate. Long-term pain relief is not examined in this study...
  22. ncbi request reprint Heterotopic bone formation with the use of rhBMP2 in posterior minimal access interbody fusion: a CT analysis
    Vivek Joseph
    Divisions of Orthopedic Surgery, Krembil Neuroscience Centre, University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2885-90. 2007
    ..Observational study with prospective CT analysis...
  23. doi request reprint Surgeon attitudes toward nonphysician screening of low back or low back-related leg pain patients referred for surgical assessment: a survey of Canadian spine surgeons
    Jason W Busse
    Department of Anesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E402-8. 2013
    ..Questionnaire survey...
  24. ncbi request reprint How effective is a virtual consultation process in facilitating multidisciplinary decision-making for malignant epidural spinal cord compression?
    David Fitzpatrick
    Palliative Radiation Oncology Program and Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:e167-72. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the accuracy of a virtual consultation (VC) process in determining treatment strategy for patients with malignant epidural spinal cord compression (MESCC)...
  25. doi request reprint Nurse practitioner-led surgical spine consultation clinic
    Angela Sarro
    Spine Toronto Western Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 66:2671-6. 2010
    ..This study is a report of a study of patient satisfaction with non-surgical nurse practitioner management of pre-selected spinal referrals...
  26. ncbi request reprint Charcot arthropathy of the lumbar spine treated using one-staged posterior three-column shortening and fusion
    Kenny Samuel David
    University of Toronto, University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E657-62. 2010
    ..Case report...
  27. doi request reprint Nonoperative treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases, 60 Murray Street, Room L2007, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5T 3L9
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:CD010712. 2013
    ..Lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication is one of the most commonly diagnosed and treated pathological spinal conditions. It frequently afflicts the elderly population...
  28. doi request reprint Clinical magnification error in lateral spinal digital radiographs
    Bheeshma Ravi
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E311-6. 2008
    ..Observational...
  29. doi request reprint Technique for stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastases
    Matthew Foote
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9, Canada
    J Clin Neurosci 18:276-9. 2011
    ..This case-based technical review outlines the SBRT apparatus, planning and treatment delivery in use at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada...
  30. doi request reprint Tranexamic Acid reduces perioperative blood loss in adult patients having spinal fusion surgery
    Jean Wong
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, MC 2 434, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T2S8
    Anesth Analg 107:1479-86. 2008
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  31. pmc Is referral to a spine surgeon a double-edged sword?: patient concerns before consultation
    Biniam Kidane
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 57:803-10. 2011
    ..To assess the concerns of adult patients with spine-related complaints during the period between referral to and consultation with a spine surgeon...