A I Tsirikos

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Superior mesenteric artery syndrome in children and adolescents with spine deformities undergoing corrective surgery
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:263-71. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical correction of spinal deformities following spinal cord injury occurring in childhood
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1LF, United Kingdom
    J Surg Orthop Adv 16:174-86. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Scheuermann's Kyphosis: an update
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1LF, UK
    J Surg Orthop Adv 18:122-8. 2009
  4. pmc Development and treatment of spinal deformity in patients with cerebral palsy
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Clinical Lead Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1LF, UK
    Indian J Orthop 44:148-58. 2010
  5. pmc Spontaneous fusion across the apex of severe thoracolumbar Scheuermann's kyphosis: A surgical consideration
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK
    Indian J Orthop 44:349-53. 2010
  6. pmc Current concepts and controversies on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Part I
    Alok Sud
    Commonwealth Travelling Spinal Fellow, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1LF, UK
    Indian J Orthop 47:117-28. 2013
  7. pmc Current concepts and controversies on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Part II
    Alok Sud
    Commonwealth Travelling Spinal Fellow, Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1LF, UK
    Indian J Orthop 47:219-29. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Posterior spinal arthrodesis for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using pedicle screw instrumentation: does a bilateral or unilateral screw technique affect surgical outcome?
    A I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:1670-7. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Spondylodiscitis in infancy: a potentially fatal condition that can lead to major spinal complications
    A I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:1399-402. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Surgical correction of spinal deformity in patients with cerebral palsy using pedicle screw instrumentation
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK
    J Spinal Disord Tech 25:401-8. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Superior mesenteric artery syndrome in children and adolescents with spine deformities undergoing corrective surgery
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:263-71. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of SMA syndrome in a cohort of 165 consecutive pediatric patients who underwent spine deformity surgery and had minimum 2-year follow-up...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical correction of spinal deformities following spinal cord injury occurring in childhood
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1LF, United Kingdom
    J Surg Orthop Adv 16:174-86. 2007
    ..If pseudarthrosis develops following posterior spinal fusion, this can be best treated by a combined anterior and posterior revision procedure with instrumentation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Scheuermann's Kyphosis: an update
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1LF, UK
    J Surg Orthop Adv 18:122-8. 2009
    ..This systematic review summarizes the current knowledge on Scheuermann's kyphosis and attempts to present a rational approach in the evaluation and management of this group of patients...
  4. pmc Development and treatment of spinal deformity in patients with cerebral palsy
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Clinical Lead Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1LF, UK
    Indian J Orthop 44:148-58. 2010
    ..Spinal fusion has a well-documented positive impact even in children with quadriplegia or total body involvement and is the only surgical procedure which has such a high satisfaction rate among parents and caregivers...
  5. pmc Spontaneous fusion across the apex of severe thoracolumbar Scheuermann's kyphosis: A surgical consideration
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK
    Indian J Orthop 44:349-53. 2010
    ..Two patients with severe thoracolumbar Scheuermann's kyphosis who developed spontaneous posterior and anteroposterior fusion across the apex of the deformity are presented. The surgical treatment and final outcome is discussed...
  6. pmc Current concepts and controversies on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Part I
    Alok Sud
    Commonwealth Travelling Spinal Fellow, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1LF, UK
    Indian J Orthop 47:117-28. 2013
    ..Development of pedicle screws provided a powerful tool to correct three-dimensional vertebral deformity and opened a new era in the treatment of scoliosis...
  7. pmc Current concepts and controversies on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Part II
    Alok Sud
    Commonwealth Travelling Spinal Fellow, Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1LF, UK
    Indian J Orthop 47:219-29. 2013
    ..Ongoing research promises further advances with the future of AIS treatment incorporating genetic counseling and possibly fusionless techniques. ..
  8. doi request reprint Posterior spinal arthrodesis for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using pedicle screw instrumentation: does a bilateral or unilateral screw technique affect surgical outcome?
    A I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:1670-7. 2012
    ..This has been associated with high patient satisfaction and low complication rates...
  9. ncbi request reprint Spondylodiscitis in infancy: a potentially fatal condition that can lead to major spinal complications
    A I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:1399-402. 2012
    ..Spondylodiscitis should be included in the differential diagnosis of infants who present with severe illness and atypical symptoms. Delayed diagnosis can result in major spinal complications with a potentially fatal outcome...
  10. ncbi request reprint Surgical correction of spinal deformity in patients with cerebral palsy using pedicle screw instrumentation
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK
    J Spinal Disord Tech 25:401-8. 2012
    ..Retrospective review of a prospectively collected single surgeon's series...
  11. doi request reprint Scoliosis in patients with Friedreich's ataxia
    A I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:684-9. 2012
    ..Two patients presented after skeletal maturity with balanced curves not requiring correction. Three patients with severe deformities who would benefit from corrective surgery had significant cardiac co-morbidities...
  12. doi request reprint Spinal deformity in patients with Sotos syndrome (cerebral gigantism)
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:149-53. 2009
    ..Retrospective review of a case series...
  13. doi request reprint Septic shock after posterior spinal arthrodesis on a patient with Scheuermann kyphosis and multiple body piercings
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1497-500. 2011
    ..A case report...
  14. doi request reprint Segmental vessel ligation in patients undergoing surgery for anterior spinal deformity
    A I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:474-9. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint Spinal deformity in patients with DiGeorge syndrome
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:208-14. 2010
    ..Retrospective review of a case series...
  16. pmc Surgical treatment of scoliosis in Smith-Magenis syndrome: a case report
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1LF, UK
    J Med Case Reports 4:26. 2010
    ..Characteristic features of the syndrome, such as the presence of congenital heart and renal disease, inherent immunodeficiency, as well as severe behavioural disorders may complicate the surgical treatment of patients...
  17. doi request reprint Infantile developmental thoracolumbar kyphosis with segmental subluxation of the spine
    A I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine, Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 92:430-5. 2010
    ..Exploration of the arthrodesis was necessary at nine months in one patient who developed a pseudarthrosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis in children and adolescents
    A I Tsirikos
    Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh EH9 1LF, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 92:751-9. 2010
    ..This systematic review summarises the current knowledge on spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis and attempts to present a rational approach to the evaluation and management of this condition in children and adolescents...
  19. doi request reprint Scheuermann's kyphosis; current controversies
    A I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:857-64. 2011
    ..Techniques include posterior-only and combined anteroposterior spinal fusion with or without posterior osteotomies across the apex of the deformity. Current instrumented techniques include hybrid and all-pedicle screw constructs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgical correction of developmental scoliosis following cardiac transplantation: case report
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E713-7. 2006
    ..Case report...
  21. ncbi request reprint Goldenhar-associated conditions (hemifacial microsomia) and congenital deformities of the spine
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E400-7. 2006
    ..We performed a retrospective study of 668 consecutive patients with congenital spine deformities...
  22. ncbi request reprint Variability of clinical expression and evolution of spinal deformity in a family with late detection of dopa-responsive dystonia
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Department of Orthopaedics, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Great Ormond Street, London WC1N 3JH, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:128-37. 2004
    ..This report highlights the variability of clinical expression in DRD and the importance of an adequate trial of levodopa when unexplained dystonic features are documented...
  23. ncbi request reprint Traumatic lumbosacral dislocation: report of two cases
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Department of Spinal Surgery, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Middlesex, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E164-8. 2004
    ..A retrospective study of 2 patients with traumatic lumbosacral dislocation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Spinal manifestations in a patient with congenital insensitivity to pain
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London WC1N 3JH, UK
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:326-30. 2004
    ..Spinal complications should be anticipated in this condition and create diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas. However, surgical management can produce favorable clinical results...
  25. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord monitoring using intraoperative somatosensory evoked potentials for spinal trauma
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex, UK
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:385-94. 2004
    ..Intraoperative spinal cord monitoring is commonplace in scoliosis surgery as an adjunct to evaluate functional integrity of the cord; however, limited information is available on its applicability in spinal trauma...
  26. ncbi request reprint Congenital anomalies of the ribs and chest wall associated with congenital deformities of the spine
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Scottish National Spine Deformity Center, Royal Hospital for Sick Children Level 5, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2523-36. 2005
    ..It has been suggested that rib anomalies may adversely affect the progression of the spinal deformity...
  27. doi request reprint [Current concepts on Scheuermann kyphosis: clinical presentation, diagnosis and controversies around treatment]
    F Tomé-Bermejo
    Spinal Fellow, Scottish National Spine Deformity Centre, Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Escocia, Reino Unido
    Rev Esp Cir Ortop Traumatol 56:491-505. 2012
    ..Simultaneous shortening of the posterior vertebral column across the apical levels, along with spinal cord monitoring, reduces the risk of neurological deficits...
  28. ncbi request reprint Assessment of vertebral scalloping in neurofibromatosis type 1 with plain radiography and MRI
    A I Tsirikos
    Spinal Deformity Unit, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Stanmore, Middlesex, UK
    Clin Radiol 59:1009-17. 2004
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  29. pmc Spinal deformity in neurofibromatosis type-1: diagnosis and treatment
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Spinal Deformity Unit, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 4LP, UK
    Eur Spine J 14:427-39. 2005
    ..This should be performed using abundant autologous bone graft and segmental posterior instrumentation to minimize the risk of non-union and recurrence of the deformity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Whole-spine magnetic resonance imaging in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 and spinal deformity
    Manoj Ramachandran
    Spinal Deformity Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Stanmore, Middlesex, United Kingdom
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:483-91. 2004
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  31. ncbi request reprint Acquired atlantoaxial instability in children with spastic cerebral palsy
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 23:335-41. 2003
    ..Early surgical intervention consisting of spinal decompression and fusion may prevent the development of myelopathy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Unicameral bone cyst in the spinous process of a thoracic vertebra
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware 19899, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 15:440-3. 2002
    ..Her symptoms resolved and she returned to her previous level of physical activities. Unicameral bone cysts, although uncommon, should be included in the differential diagnosis of an osteolytic lesion involving the spine...
  33. ncbi request reprint Life expectancy in pediatric patients with cerebral palsy and neuromuscular scoliosis who underwent spinal fusion
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Athens, KAT Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:677-82. 2003
    ..This demonstrated statistically significant predictability for decreased life expectancy after spinal fusion in children with CP...
  34. doi request reprint Surgical correction of scoliosis in pediatric patients with cerebral palsy using the unit rod instrumentation
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Department of Orthopaedics, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1133-40. 2008
    ..Retrospective clinical and radiographic consecutive case series of 2 surgeons...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparison of one-stage versus two-stage anteroposterior spinal fusion in pediatric patients with cerebral palsy and neuromuscular scoliosis
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware 19899, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1300-5. 2003
    ..A retrospective study was performed including 45 pediatric patients with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy and neuromuscular scoliosis who underwent anteroposterior spinal fusion...
  36. ncbi request reprint Preserving ambulatory potential in pediatric patients with cerebral palsy who undergo spinal fusion using unit rod instrumentation
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Alfred I Du Pont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware 19899, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:480-3. 2003
    ..A retrospective study investigated 24 ambulatory pediatric patients with spastic cerebral palsy and neuromuscular scoliosis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia with joint laxity (SEMDJL)
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Department of Orthopedics, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware 19899, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 119:386-90. 2003
    ..In view of the severe clinical and genetic implications, diagnostic precision is of vital importance, particularly since the disorder is currently believed to be more common than initially reported...
  38. ncbi request reprint Patellofemoral arthritis in a fused knee with proximal femoral focal deficiency
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Department of Orthopaedics, Nemours Children s Clinic Wilmington, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Delaware 19899, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 23:643-8. 2003
    ..Patellar resection may be considered when knee fusion and foot amputation are performed in children with PFFD to anticipate for late patellofemoral arthritis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Transphyseal fracture-dislocation of the femoral neck: a case report and review of the literature
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Department of Orthopaedics, Nemours Children s Clinic Pensacola, 5153 North 9th Avenue, Pensacola, FL 32504, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 17:648-53. 2003
    ..The patient's young age and good hip remodeling potential contributed to the favorable clinical outcome 3 years after the injury. The long-term prognosis remains guarded, however...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparison of parents' and caregivers' satisfaction after spinal fusion in children with cerebral palsy
    Athanasios I Tsirikos
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Athens, KAT Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:54-8. 2004
    ..Considering that the benefits from scoliosis correction clearly outweigh the increased risk of surgical complications, most parents (95.8%) and caretakers (84.3%) would recommend spine surgery...
  41. ncbi request reprint Bilateral Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease: presentation and outcome
    James T Guille
    Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware 19899, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:458-63. 2002
    ..It appears that the development of bilateral disease is an independent event. The data in the present study do not support that onset of disease in one hip leads to disease or causes a more severe disease in the second hip...
  42. ncbi request reprint Distal hamstring lengthening in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy: primary versus revision procedures
    Wei Ning Chang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
    Gait Posture 19:298-304. 2004
    ..The increase in the popliteal angle alone should not be considered an indication for repeated HL...
  43. ncbi request reprint Photographing wheelchair-bound patients with neuromuscular scoliosis in a paediatric hospital
    Julie Wright
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, London, UK
    J Vis Commun Med 28:54-62. 2005
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  44. ncbi request reprint Kinesiological surface electromyography in normal children: range of normal activity and pattern analysis
    Wei Ning Chang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 17:437-45. 2007
    ..The ensemble average of the linear envelope KEMG curves of each muscle could be applied as a normal database in a clinical gait analysis laboratory focusing on pediatric patients...