Kern Singh

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Current concepts in the management of metastatic spinal disease. The role of minimally-invasive approaches
    K Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Centre, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:434-42. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 as an adjunct in posterolateral lumbar spine fusion: a prospective CT-scan analysis at one and two years
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:416-23. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Open vertebral cement augmentation combined with lumbar decompression for the operative management of thoracolumbar stenosis secondary to osteoporotic burst fractures
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:413-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Motion preservation technologies: alternatives to spinal fusion
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 35:411-6. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Incidence and mortality of cardiac events in lumbar spine surgery
    Steven J Fineberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1422-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Hospital outcomes and complications of anterior and posterior cervical fusion with bone morphogenetic protein
    Steven J Fineberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 611 West Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1304-9. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized, double-blind study of the efficacy of postoperative continuous local anesthetic infusion at the iliac crest bone graft site after posterior spinal arthrodesis: a minimum of 4-year follow-up
    Kern Singh
    Rush University Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2790-6. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes of cervical spine surgery in teaching and non-teaching hospitals
    Steven J Fineberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1089-96. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of stability following anterior cervical corpectomy: a biomechanical study
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:845-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Congenital lumbar spinal stenosis: a prospective, control-matched, cohort radiographic analysis
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine J 5:615-22. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Current concepts in the management of metastatic spinal disease. The role of minimally-invasive approaches
    K Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Centre, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:434-42. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 as an adjunct in posterolateral lumbar spine fusion: a prospective CT-scan analysis at one and two years
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:416-23. 2006
    ..5 mg/mL) delivered on an absorbable collagen sponge with an added bulking agent can increase posterolateral lumbar spine fusion success rates and decrease time for fusion with autogenous bone grafts...
  3. ncbi request reprint Open vertebral cement augmentation combined with lumbar decompression for the operative management of thoracolumbar stenosis secondary to osteoporotic burst fractures
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:413-9. 2005
    ..Although clinically successful, this technique warrants careful patient selection...
  4. ncbi request reprint Motion preservation technologies: alternatives to spinal fusion
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 35:411-6. 2006
    ..In this article, we review the 3 major categories of nonfusion technologies: total disc replacement, prosthetic nuclear implants, and posterior stabilization devices...
  5. doi request reprint Incidence and mortality of cardiac events in lumbar spine surgery
    Steven J Fineberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1422-9. 2013
    ..Retrospective national database analysis...
  6. doi request reprint Hospital outcomes and complications of anterior and posterior cervical fusion with bone morphogenetic protein
    Steven J Fineberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 611 West Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1304-9. 2013
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized, double-blind study of the efficacy of postoperative continuous local anesthetic infusion at the iliac crest bone graft site after posterior spinal arthrodesis: a minimum of 4-year follow-up
    Kern Singh
    Rush University Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2790-6. 2007
    ..Parallel design, prospective, double-blinded, randomized, controlled trial composed of 2 independent groups treated with a continuous infusion catheter (saline vs. Marcain) placed into the iliac crest bone graft site (ICBG)...
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes of cervical spine surgery in teaching and non-teaching hospitals
    Steven J Fineberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1089-96. 2013
    ..Retrospective national database analysis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of stability following anterior cervical corpectomy: a biomechanical study
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:845-9. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Congenital lumbar spinal stenosis: a prospective, control-matched, cohort radiographic analysis
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine J 5:615-22. 2005
    ..However, to the authors' knowledge, no quantitative studies have addressed various radiographic parameters of symptomatic, congenitally stenotic individuals to normal subjects...
  11. doi request reprint Incidence and mortality of perioperative cardiac events in cervical spine surgery
    Steven J Fineberg
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1268-74. 2013
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  12. pmc Age-related changes in the extracellular matrix of nucleus pulposus and anulus fibrosus of human intervertebral disc
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College at Rush University Medical Center, 1652 W Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:10-6. 2009
    ..To characterize age-related changes in the matrix of human intervertebral disc (IVD) specimens, human specimens from the third to the eighth decade of life were collected and analyzed for collagen and proteoglycan (PG) composition...
  13. ncbi request reprint rhBMP-2 enhancement of posterolateral spinal fusion in a rabbit model in the presence of concurrently administered doxorubicin
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine J 7:326-31. 2007
    ..In the current study, we determine whether spinal fusion with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) can overcome the inhibitory effect of doxorubicin in spinal fusion...
  14. doi request reprint Repeat use of human recombinant bone morphogenetic protein-2 for second level lumbar arthrodesis
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:192-6. 2011
    ..Prospective randomized controlled animal model...
  15. ncbi request reprint Increased swelling complications associated with off-label usage of rhBMP-2 in the anterior cervical spine
    Joseph D Smucker
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2813-9. 2006
    ..Independent, retrospective clinical record review with a concurrent control...
  16. doi request reprint Clinical sequelae after rhBMP-2 use in a minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1611 W Harrison St, Suite 400, Chicago, IL, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 13:1118-25. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint A comparison of perioperative costs and outcomes in patients with and without workers' compensation claims treated with minimally invasive or open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Miguel A Pelton
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1914-9. 2012
    ..A nonrandomized, nonblinded prospective review...
  18. ncbi request reprint Osteogenic protein-1 is most effective in stimulating nucleus pulposus and annulus fibrosus cells to repair their matrix after chondroitinase ABC-induced in vitro chemonucleolysis
    Kenji Takegami
    Department of Biochemistry, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine J 5:231-8. 2005
    ..A recent study showed that osteogenic protein-1 (OP-1) is very effective in stimulating the production and formation of the extracellular matrix by rabbit intervertebral disc cells...
  19. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for gastrointestinal hemorrhage after lumbar fusion
    Steven J Fineberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1584-9. 2013
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  20. doi request reprint Factors affecting reoperations after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion within and outside of a Federal Drug Administration investigational device exemption cervical disc replacement trial
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1611 West Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine J 12:372-8. 2012
    ..8% (5/276), 5.8% (14/242), 1.9% (2/103), 11% (15/136), and 1.2% (2/164) (mean = 4.34%) in patients receiving the cervical TDR. The rate of reoperation within 2 years after ACDF seems unusually high...
  21. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort analysis of adjacent vertebral body bone mineral density in lumbar surgery patients with or without instrumented posterolateral fusion: a 9- to 12-year follow-up
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1750-5. 2005
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Subaxial cervical and cervicothoracic fixation techniques--indications, techniques, and outcomes
    Miguel A Pelton
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1611 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 43:19-28, vii. 2012
    ..This article addresses the relevant surgical anatomy, pitfalls, and pearls associated with each of these fixation techniques...
  23. doi request reprint Vertebroplasty comparing injectable calcium phosphate cement compared with polymethylmethacrylate in a unique canine vertebral body large defect model
    Thomas M Turner
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine J 8:482-7. 2008
    ..Calcium phosphate (CaP) offers the potential for biological resorption and replacement with new bone, restoring vertebral body mass and height...
  24. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of contemporary posterior spinal internal fixation configurations in an unstable burst-fracture calf spine model: special references of hook configurations and pedicle screws
    Howard S An
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:257-62. 2004
    ..This study attempts to determine the most biomechanically rigid posterior spinal instrumentation configuration in a burst-fracture calf spine model...
  25. doi request reprint Incidence, risk factors, and outcomes of postoperative airway management after cervical spine surgery
    Sreeharsha V Nandyala
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL and Department of Orthopedic Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:E557-63. 2014
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  26. doi request reprint Complications of spinal fusion with utilization of bone morphogenetic protein: a systematic review of the literature
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:91-101. 2014
    ..Systematic review...
  27. doi request reprint The relationship of intrapsoas nerves during a transpsoas approach to the lumbar spine: anatomic study
    Daniel K Park
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:223-8. 2010
    ..A cadaveric study...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cervical kyphosis and thoracic lordoscoliosis in a patient with cerebral palsy
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Orthopedics 31:276. 2008
    ..Postoperatively, the patient successfully returned to independent ambulation...
  29. doi request reprint The incidence and mortality of thromboembolic events in lumbar spine surgery
    Steven J Fineberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1154-9. 2013
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  30. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for postoperative delirium after lumbar spine surgery
    Steven J Fineberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1790-6. 2013
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  31. doi request reprint Predictive factors of hospital stay in patients undergoing minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion and instrumentation
    Krzysztof Siemionow
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:2046-54. 2012
    ..A single-center retrospective study...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparing outcomes of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in workman's versus non-workman's compensation population
    Edward J Goldberg
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1725 West Harrison Street, POB 1063, Chicago, IL 60661, USA
    Spine J 2:408-14. 2002
    ..The literature on lumbar spine surgery reports that patients with a workman's compensation claim have less successful clinical results. Regarding the cervical spine, however, different conclusions have been drawn...
  33. ncbi request reprint The surgical management of thoracolumbar injuries
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 27:95-101. 2004
    ..In addition, postoperative management is covered, including deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis...
  34. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized, double-blind study evaluating the efficacy of postoperative continuous local anesthetic infusion at the iliac crest bone graft site after spinal arthrodesis
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2477-83. 2005
    ..Parallel design, prospective, double-blind, randomized, controlled trial composed of two independent groups treated with a continuous infusion catheter (saline vs. Marcaine) placed into the iliac crest bone graft (ICBG) site...
  35. ncbi request reprint Intradiscal administration of osteogenic protein-1 increases intervertebral disc height and proteoglycan content in the nucleus pulposus in normal adolescent rabbits
    Howard S An
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:25-31; discussion 31-2. 2005
    ..A study of the disc height and biochemical changes in the rabbit intervertebral disc after injection of osteogenic protein-1 into the nucleus pulposus...
  36. doi request reprint Prospective, randomized, controlled trial of silicate-substituted calcium phosphate versus rhBMP-2 in a minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Sreeharsha V Nandyala
    From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:185-91. 2014
    ..Prospective, randomized, controlled trial...
  37. doi request reprint The incidence and mortality of thromboembolic events in cervical spine surgery
    Matthew Oglesby
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E521-7. 2013
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  38. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for dysphagia after anterior cervical fusion
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1820-5. 2013
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  39. doi request reprint Epidemiological trends in cervical spine surgery for degenerative diseases between 2002 and 2009
    Matthew Oglesby
    Penn State University Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1226-32. 2013
    ..Retrospective analysis of a population-based database...
  40. ncbi request reprint Lumbar spinal stenosis
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 16:171-6. 2008
  41. ncbi request reprint Animal models for human disc degeneration
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine J 5:267S-279S. 2005
    ..With the recent progress in biomechanics, cell biology and molecular biology, an easily reproducible and valid animal model may help unlock the complex cascade of events surrounding human disc degeneration...
  42. ncbi request reprint Unusual presentation of a paraspinal mass with involvement of a lumbar facet joint and the epidural space
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1725 W Harrison St, Ste 1063, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Orthopedics 29:265-7. 2006
  43. ncbi request reprint Intradiscal therapy: a review of current treatment modalities
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:S20-6. 2005
    ..A systematic review of the medical literature regarding current intradiscal therapeutic methods...
  44. doi request reprint Sentinel events in cervical spine surgery
    Alejandro Marquez-Lara
    From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:715-20. 2014
    ..Retrospective cohort...
  45. doi request reprint Perioperative characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing anterior cervical fusion in july: analysis of the "july effect"
    Sreeharsha V Nandyala
    From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:612-7. 2014
    ..Retrospective national database analysis...
  46. doi request reprint Complications after lumbar spine surgery between teaching and nonteaching hospitals
    Sreeharsha V Nandyala
    From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:417-23. 2014
    ..Retrospective national database analysis...
  47. doi request reprint Current trends in demographics, practice, and in-hospital outcomes in cervical spine surgery: a national database analysis between 2002 and 2011
    Alejandro Marquez-Lara
    From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:476-81. 2014
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  48. doi request reprint Epidemiological trends in the utilization of bone morphogenetic protein in spinal fusions from 2002 to 2011
    Kern Singh
    From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:491-6. 2014
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  49. doi request reprint Incidence, risk factors, and mortality associated with aspiration in cervical spine surgery
    Steven J Fineberg
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E1189-95. 2013
    ..Retrospective national database analysis...
  50. doi request reprint Incidence, outcomes, and mortality of reintubation after anterior cervical fusion
    Alejandro Marquez-Lara
    From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:134-9. 2014
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  51. doi request reprint Comparison between cervical total disc replacement and anterior cervical discectomy and fusion of 1 to 2 levels from 2002 to 2009
    Sreeharsha V Nandyala
    From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:53-7. 2014
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  52. doi request reprint Comparison of perioperative outcomes and cost of spinal fusion for cervical trauma: weekday versus weekend admissions
    Sreeharsha V Nandyala
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:2178-83. 2013
    ..Retrospective database analysis...
  53. ncbi request reprint Neurofibromatosis type I with severe dystrophic kyphoscoliosis and its operative management via a simultaneous anterior-posterior approach: a case report and review of the literature
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1725 W Harrison Street, POB 1063, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine J 5:461-6. 2005
    ..However, despite solid arthrodesis, curve progression may still ensue. Nonetheless, a simultaneous anterior-posterior approach to treat such a condition of NF-1 with severe dystrophic kyphoscoliosis is a rare occurrence...
  54. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of cervical spine reconstructive techniques after a multilevel corpectomy of the cervical spine
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2352-8; discussion 2358. 2003
    ..An in vitro biomechanical study of several reconstructive techniques after a two-level cervical corpectomy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Assessing the potential impact of total disc arthroplasty on surgeon practice patterns in North America
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine J 4:195S-201S. 2004
    ..The unanswered question at the present time is the potential impact, technologically and economically, of cervical and lumbar disc arthroplasty on the practice patterns of North American spine surgeons...
  56. doi request reprint Patient perceptions of physician reimbursement for spine surgery
    Neil Badlani
    Rush University Medical Center, 611 West Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1288-93. 2013
    ..Anonymous patient survey...
  57. doi request reprint Percutaneous treatment of vertebral compression fractures: a meta-analysis of complications
    Michael J Lee
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1228-32. 2009
    ..This study performs a meta-analysis to compare complication rates from vertebroplasty (VP) and kyphoplasty (KP)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Lumbar extracavitary corpectomy with a single stage circumferential arthrodesis: surgical technique and clinical series
    Kern Singh
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 41:316-20. 2012
    ..The technique is safe, technically feasible, and obviates an anterior approach in this oftentimes critically ill patient population...