Melvin D Helgeson

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Update on the evidence for adjacent segment degeneration and disease
    Melvin D Helgeson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 8901 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
    Spine J 13:342-51. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Tapping insertional torque allows prediction for better pedicle screw fixation and optimal screw size selection
    Melvin D Helgeson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
    Spine J 13:957-65. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Low lumbar burst fractures: a unique fracture mechanism sustained in our current overseas conflicts
    Ronald A Lehman
    Integrated Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
    Spine J 12:784-90. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Management of cervical spine trauma: can a prognostic classification of injury determine clinical outcomes?
    Melvin D Helgeson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 43:89-96, ix. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint What is the best way to optimize thoracic kyphosis correction? A micro-CT and biomechanical analysis of pedicle morphology and screw failure
    Ronald A Lehman
    Integrated Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E1171-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Update on the evidence for adjacent segment degeneration and disease
    Melvin D Helgeson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 8901 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
    Spine J 13:342-51. 2013
    ..However, this evidence is often confusing to discern because of various definitions of both adjacent segment degeneration and disease...
  2. doi request reprint Tapping insertional torque allows prediction for better pedicle screw fixation and optimal screw size selection
    Melvin D Helgeson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
    Spine J 13:957-65. 2013
    ..To date, no study has evaluated tapping IT, which precedes screw insertion, and its ability to predict pedicle screw pullout strength...
  3. doi request reprint Low lumbar burst fractures: a unique fracture mechanism sustained in our current overseas conflicts
    Ronald A Lehman
    Integrated Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
    Spine J 12:784-90. 2012
    ..With our current military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, we have seen a disproportionate number of low lumbar burst fractures...
  4. doi request reprint Management of cervical spine trauma: can a prognostic classification of injury determine clinical outcomes?
    Melvin D Helgeson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 43:89-96, ix. 2012
    ..The early results of this classification system have been encouraging and it is expected to improve spinal trauma care through enhancing more uniform nomenclature and communication for surgeons managing spinal trauma...
  5. ncbi request reprint What is the best way to optimize thoracic kyphosis correction? A micro-CT and biomechanical analysis of pedicle morphology and screw failure
    Ronald A Lehman
    Integrated Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E1171-6. 2012
    ..A human cadaveric biomechanical analysis...