Neil R Crawford

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Affiliation: Barrow Neurological Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics of lumbar arthroplasty
    Neil R Crawford
    Department of Neurosurgery Research, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 16:595-602, v. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of costotransverse process screw fixation and pedicle screw fixation of the upper thoracic spine
    Andrew S Little
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:178-82; discussion 182. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of instrumented and uninstrumented multilevel cervical discectomy versus corpectomy
    Robert M Galler
    Spinal Biomechanics, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1220-6. 2007
  4. doi request reprint The craniocaudal extension of posterolateral approaches and their combination: a quantitative anatomic and clinical analysis
    Sam Safavi-Abbasi
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:54-64. 2010
  5. doi request reprint In vitro biomechanical analysis of a new lumbar low-profile locking screw-plate construct versus a standard top-loading cantilevered pedicle screw-rod construct: technical report
    Neil R Crawford
    Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:E404-6; discussion E406. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Biomechanical effects of laminoplasty versus laminectomy: stenosis and stability
    Venkat Subramaniam
    Department of Neurosurgery Research, Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E573-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Biomechanics of thoracic short versus long fixation after 3-column injury
    Bruno C R Lazaro
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:226-34. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Biomechanics of one-level anterior cervical discectomy and plating using two screws versus four screws
    Neil R Crawford
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine J 11:234-40. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of occipitoatlantal screw fixation techniques
    Nicholas C Bambakidis
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:143-52. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of a novel hook-screw technique for C1-2 stabilization
    Marco Túlio Reis
    Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery Research, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:220-6. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics of lumbar arthroplasty
    Neil R Crawford
    Department of Neurosurgery Research, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 16:595-602, v. 2005
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of costotransverse process screw fixation and pedicle screw fixation of the upper thoracic spine
    Andrew S Little
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:178-82; discussion 182. 2010
    ..To compare the biomechanics of costotransverse process screw fixation with those of pedicle screw fixation in a cadaveric model of the upper thoracic spine...
  3. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of instrumented and uninstrumented multilevel cervical discectomy versus corpectomy
    Robert M Galler
    Spinal Biomechanics, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1220-6. 2007
    ..In vitro flexibility test comparing biomechanics of cervical corpectomy versus discectomy with and without instrumentation...
  4. doi request reprint The craniocaudal extension of posterolateral approaches and their combination: a quantitative anatomic and clinical analysis
    Sam Safavi-Abbasi
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:54-64. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to describe quantitatively the properties of the posterolateral approaches and their combination...
  5. doi request reprint In vitro biomechanical analysis of a new lumbar low-profile locking screw-plate construct versus a standard top-loading cantilevered pedicle screw-rod construct: technical report
    Neil R Crawford
    Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:E404-6; discussion E406. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Biomechanical effects of laminoplasty versus laminectomy: stenosis and stability
    Venkat Subramaniam
    Department of Neurosurgery Research, Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E573-8. 2009
    ..In vitro human cadaveric study simultaneously quantifying sagittal plane flexibility and spinal canal stenosis...
  7. doi request reprint Biomechanics of thoracic short versus long fixation after 3-column injury
    Bruno C R Lazaro
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:226-34. 2011
    ..Biomechanical data on screw-based short-segment fixation for thoracic fusion are lacking. The authors compared the effects of spanning short and long segments in the thoracic spine...
  8. doi request reprint Biomechanics of one-level anterior cervical discectomy and plating using two screws versus four screws
    Neil R Crawford
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine J 11:234-40. 2011
    ..Most one-level anterior cervical plates use two screws per vertebra (four screws in total). No study has addressed whether a simplified plate using one screw per vertebra is adequate for one-level fixation...
  9. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of occipitoatlantal screw fixation techniques
    Nicholas C Bambakidis
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:143-52. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of a novel hook-screw technique for C1-2 stabilization
    Marco Túlio Reis
    Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery Research, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:220-6. 2012
    ..The Food and Drug Administration has not cleared the following medical devices for the use described in this study. The following medical devices are being discussed for an off-label use: cervical lateral mass screws...
  11. doi request reprint Biomechanical contribution of the rib cage to thoracic stability
    Leonardo B C Brasiliense
    Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1686-93. 2011
    ..In vitro assessment of rib cage biomechanics in the region of true ribs with the ribs intact then sequentially resected in 5 steps...
  12. doi request reprint Biomechanics of a novel minimally invasive lumbar interspinous spacer: effects on kinematics, facet loads, and foramen height
    Bruno C R Lazaro
    Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:126-32; discussion 132-3. 2010
    ..To study the alteration to normal biomechanics after insertion of a lumbar interspinous spacer (ISS) in vitro by nondestructive cadaveric flexibility testing...
  13. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of two-level cervical locking posterior screw/rod and hook/rod techniques
    Adolfo Espinoza-Larios
    Spinal Biomechanics, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine J 7:194-204. 2007
    ..This order of options is in order of decreasing technical difficulty and decreasing depth of fixation, and is thought to be in order of decreasing stability...
  14. doi request reprint Biomechanics of a lumbar interspinous anchor with transforaminal lumbar interbody fixation
    Taro Kaibara
    Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    World Neurosurg 73:572-7. 2010
    ..To study the stability offered by a clamping lumbar interspinous anchor (ISA) for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of anterior versus posterior lumbar threaded interbody fusion cages
    A Giancarlo Vishteh
    Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:302-10. 2005
    ..Biomechanical flexibility tests were performed in specimens receiving anterior lumbar interbody fixation or posterior lumbar interbody fixation using dual threaded cages...
  16. ncbi request reprint Moving toward the petroclival region: a model for quantitative and anatomical analysis of tumor shift
    Sam Safavi-Abbasi
    Neurosurgery Research Laboratory, Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:797-804. 2007
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Occipitocervical vertical distraction injuries: anatomical biomechanical, and 3-tesla magnetic resonance imaging investigation
    K Zafer Yuksel
    Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2066-73. 2008
    ..Biomechanical load-to-failure findings correlated with anatomic dissection measurements and intact (prefailure) 3-Tesla (3-T) magnetic resonance images (MRI)...
  18. doi request reprint Biomechanics of lumbar cortical screw-rod fixation versus pedicle screw-rod fixation with and without interbody support
    Luis Perez-Orribo
    Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery Research, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:635-41. 2013
    ..Seven different combinations of posterior screw fixation, with or without interbody support, were compared in vitro using nondestructive flexibility tests...
  19. doi request reprint Anterolateral C1-C2 transarticular fixation for atlantoaxial arthrodesis: landmarks, working area, and angles of approach
    Daniel D Cavalcanti
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:ons38-42. 2010
    ..An alternative route must be used for atlantoaxial arthrodesis to avoid the risks of transoral route or when posterior approaches are contraindicated...
  20. doi request reprint Quantitative anatomic study of the transciliary supraorbital approach: benefits of additional orbital osteotomy?
    Daniel D Cavalcanti
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:205-10. 2010
    ..The transciliary supraorbital approach (TCSO) provides an anterior view for visualizing sellar, parasellar, and suprasellar structures. Whether an orbital osteotomy adds to this exposure has not been quantified...
  21. doi request reprint Biomechanics of a posture-controlling cervical artificial disc: mechanical, in vitro, and finite-element analysis
    Neil R Crawford
    Spinal Biomechanics, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E11. 2010
    ..The overall body of evidence from this group of tests supports the conclusion that the PCA device does control posture to a particular lordotic position, whereas BS and BT devices move freely through their ranges of motion...
  22. doi request reprint Trajectory analysis and pullout strength of self-centering lumbar pedicle screws
    Neil R Crawford
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 10:486-91. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of C1-2 posterior fixation techniques
    Jonathan S Hott
    Division of Neurological Surgery and Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:175-81. 2005
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of the craniovertebral junction after anterior unilateral condylectomy: implications for endoscopic endonasal approaches to the cranial base
    Luis Perez-Orribo
    Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Division of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 72:1021-29; discussion 1029-30. 2013
    ..Endoscopic endonasal approaches to the craniovertebral junction and clivus, which are increasingly performed for ventral skull base pathology, may require disruption of the occipitocondylar joint...
  25. ncbi request reprint Anatomical and quantitative description of the transcavernous approach to interpeduncular and prepontine cisterns. Technical note
    Eberval Gadelha Figueiredo
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:957-64. 2006
    ..The authors examine this issue quantitatively...
  26. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical assessment of anterior lumbar interbody fusion with an anterior lumbosacral fixation screw-plate: comparison to stand-alone anterior lumbar interbody fusion and anterior lumbar interbody fusion with pedicle screws in an unstable human cadave
    Mark Gerber
    Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:762-8. 2006
    ..Human lumbosacral cadaveric specimens were tested in an in vitro biomechanical flexibility experiment using physiologic loads in 5 sequential conditions...
  27. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of misplaced pedicle screws in the thoracic spine: how much pullout strength is lost?: presented at the 2009 Joint Spine Section Meeting
    Leonardo B C Brasiliense
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 12:503-8. 2010
    ..The object of this study was to investigate the effects of iatrogenic pedicle perforations from screw misplacement on the mean pullout strength of thoracic pedicle screws...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of anterior petrosectomy and transcavernous approaches to retrosellar and upper clival basilar artery aneurysms
    Eberval Gadelha Figueiredo
    Division of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:ONS13-21; discussion ONS13-21. 2006
    ..To compare two techniques, transcavernous approach (TcA) and anterior petrosectomy (AP), used to manage retrosellar and upper clival basilar artery (BA) aneurysms...
  29. doi request reprint Comparison of extraoral and transoral approaches to the craniocervical junction: morphometric and quantitative analysis
    Abhishek Agrawal
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    World Neurosurg 74:178-88. 2010
    ..This study quantitatively compared the two surgical exposures...
  30. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of two new atlantoaxial fixation techniques with C1-2 transarticular screw-graft fixation
    Roger Hartl
    Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 5:336-42. 2006
    ..The authors compared these techniques with the gold-standard, interspinous graft-augmented C1-2 transarticular screw fixation and with a control C1-2 interspinous graft fixation procedure alone...
  31. doi request reprint Characteristics of immediate and fatigue strength of a dual-threaded pedicle screw in cadaveric spines
    Leonardo B C Brasiliense
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine J 13:947-56. 2013
    ..Novel dual-threaded screws are configured with overlapping (doubled) threads only in the proximal shaft to improve proximal cortical fixation...
  32. pmc Anatomical and biomechanical analyses of the unique and consistent locations of sacral insufficiency fractures
    Nathan J Linstrom
    Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:309-15. 2009
    ..Correlation of locations of sacral insufficiency fractures is made to regions of stress depicted by finite element analysis derived from biomechanical models of patient activities...
  33. ncbi request reprint Atlantoaxial rotatory subluxation with ligamentous disruption: a biomechanical comparison of current fusion methods
    Rogerio Rocha
    Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:ons137-43; discussion ons143-4. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Pullout resistance of thoracic extrapedicular screws used as a salvage procedure
    K Zafer Yuksel
    Spinal Biomechanics, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine J 7:286-91. 2007
    ..These screws are sometimes placed to salvage failed pedicle screws, but the change in pullout resistance of extrapedicular screws after salvage has not been quantified...
  35. ncbi request reprint Augmentation of occipitocervical contoured rod fixation with C1-C2 transarticular screws
    K Zafer Yuksel
    Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory and Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine J 7:180-7. 2007
    ..In such cases, combination of other stabilization methods that include C1 indirectly can be used to achieve a reliable posterior internal fixation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of anterolateral plate, lateral plate, and pedicle screws-rods for enhancing anterolateral lumbar interbody cage stabilization
    Hakan Bozkus
    Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:635-41. 2004
    ..A repeated measures in vitro flexibility experiment was performed in calf spines...
  37. ncbi request reprint The pterional-transsylvian approach: an analytical study
    Eberval Gadelha Figueiredo
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:ONS263-9; discussion ONS269. 2006
    ..We undertook this study to evaluate the effects of progressive splitting of the SF on surgical exposure with the PT approach...
  38. doi request reprint Stabilization of the atlantoaxial joint with C1-C3 lateral mass screw constructs: biomechanical comparison with standard technique
    Leonardo B C Brasiliense
    Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:422-8. 2010
    ..Anatomically and biomechanically, the atlantoaxial joint is unique compared with the remainder of the cervical spine...
  39. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of the working area and angle of attack for the retrosigmoid, combined petrosal, and transcochlear approaches to the petroclival region
    Rungsak Siwanuwatn
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:137-42. 2006
    ..The authors quantitatively assessed the working areas and angles of attack associated with retrosigmoid (RS), combined petrosal (CP), and transcochlear (TC) craniotomies...
  40. doi request reprint Biomechanics of dynamic rod segments for achieving transitional stiffness with lumbosacral fusion
    Bruno C R Lazaro
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital São José do Avaí, Itaperuna, RJ Brazil
    Neurosurgery 73:517-27. 2013
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of facet-sparing laminectomy and Christmas tree laminectomy
    Paul W Detwiler
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 5013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 99:214-20. 2003
    ..Spinal instability was assessed immediately postoperatively and again after discectomy to model long-term degeneration...
  42. ncbi request reprint Use of dual transarticular screws to fixate simultaneous occipitoatlantal and atlantoaxial dislocations
    L Fernando Gonzalez
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 3:318-23. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint The use of surface strain data and a neural networks solution method to determine lumbar facet joint loads during in vitro spine testing
    Anna G U Sawa
    Department of Neurosurgery Research, Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    J Biomech 41:2647-53. 2008
    ..The new method shows promise for assessing facet load during in vitro spine testing, an important parameter when evaluating new implant systems and surgical techniques...
  44. ncbi request reprint Quantification and comparison of telovelar and transvermian approaches to the fourth ventricle
    Vivek R Deshmukh
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:ONS-202-6; discussion ONS-206-7. 2006
    ..To quantify the exposure to the fourth ventricle obtained with the telovelar and transvermian approaches...
  45. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of exposure of staged orbitozygomatic and retrosigmoid craniotomies for lesions of the clivus with supratentorial extension
    Andrew S Little
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:ONS318-23; discussion ONS323-4. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the supratentorial and infratentorial exposures of the clivus obtained through this staged approach...
  46. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of multilevel cervical corpectomy and plate constructs
    Randall W Porter
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 99:98-103. 2003
    ..In addition, both constructs were evaluated with and without the application of a screw attaching the ACP to the strut graft to determine whether the additional screw enhanced stability in any mode of loading...
  47. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of the craniovertebral junction after inferior-third clivectomy and intradural exposure of the foramen magnum: implications for endoscopic endonasal approaches to the cranial base
    Andrew S Little
    Barrow Pituitary and Cranial Base Center, Division of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:327-32. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the spinal biomechanics of the CVJ after an inferior-third clivectomy and anterior intradural exposure of the foramen magnum as would be performed in an endonasal endoscopic surgical strategy...
  48. doi request reprint The legacy of Hephaestus: the first craniotomy
    Leonardo Bc Brasiliense
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:881-4; discussion 884. 2010
    ..From a neurosurgical perspective, the story is allegorical. Nonetheless, it represents the surgical management of intracranial ailments, which is thought to have been reported in Greece centuries later by Hippocrates...
  49. ncbi request reprint The frequency and clinical significance of congenital defects of the posterior and anterior arch of the atlas
    Mehmet Senoglu
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:399-402. 2007
    ..In this study the authors investigated the anatomical, clinical, and imaging features as well as incidence of congenital defects of the C-1 arch...
  50. doi request reprint Helmet use and associated spinal fractures in motorcycle crash victims
    Pamela W Goslar
    Level I Trauma, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Trauma 64:190-6; discussion 196. 2008
    ..The effect of helmet use on the incidence of cervical and thoracic fractures sustained in motorcycle crashes remains controversial...
  51. doi request reprint Radiographic assessment of thoracolumbar fractures based on axial zones
    Ali A Baaj
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ Neurosurgical Associates of Los Angeles Inc, Valencia, CA Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ
    J Spinal Disord Tech 27:59-63. 2014
    ..Retrospective study of computed tomography imaging of patients with thoracolumbar (TL) fractures...
  52. ncbi request reprint Vertical atlantoaxial distraction injuries: radiological criteria and clinical implications
    L Fernando Gonzalez
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 1:273-80. 2004
    ..The authors sought to establish radiological criteria for the diagnosis of C1-2 vertical distraction injuries...
  53. ncbi request reprint Quantitative anatomic study of three surgical approaches to the anterior communicating artery complex
    Eberval Gadelha Figueiredo
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:397-405; discussion 397-405. 2005
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Unilateral cervical facet dislocation: injury mechanism and biomechanical consequences
    Neil R Crawford
    Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1858-64; discussion 1864. 2002
    ..Human cadaveric cervical spines were subjected to nondestructive repeated-measures flexibility tests before, during, and after unilateral facet dislocation...
  55. ncbi request reprint Working area and angle of attack in three cranial base approaches: pterional, orbitozygomatic, and maxillary extension of the orbitozygomatic approach
    L Fernando Gonzalez
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    Neurosurgery 50:550-5; discussion 555-7. 2002
    ..This study was designed to quantify the operative exposure obtained in the pterional, orbitozygomatic, and modified orbitozygomatic with maxillary extension surgical approaches...
  56. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of cervical interbody cage versus structural bone graft
    David L Greene
    Department of Orthopaedics, Rhode Island Hospital, APC Building, 7th Floor, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Spine J 3:262-9. 2003
    ..Clinically, cervical interbody cages provide fusion rates equivalent to structural bone grafting. No published studies have biomechanically compared cages with grafts...
  57. doi request reprint Transfacet screw placement for posterior fixation of C-7
    Eric M Horn
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Indiana University College of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5124, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:200-6. 2008
    ..The authors describe their clinical experience with a novel technique for transfacet screw placement for fixation at C-7...
  58. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of rigid stabilization techniques for three-column injury in the lower cervical spine
    Hakan Bozkus
    VKV Amerikan Hastanesi, Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul, Turkey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:915-22. 2005
    ..Comparison of nondestructive multidirectional flexibility in groups of specimens receiving two different posterior instrumentation constructs with or without anterior plating...
  59. ncbi request reprint Unilateral cervical facet dislocation: biomechanics of fixation
    Neil Duggal
    London Health Sciences Centre London, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E164-8. 2005
    ..Unilateral facet dislocation was created in human cadaveric cervical spines. Specimens were sequentially instrumented with posterior or anterior screws and plates, and studied biomechanically...
  60. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of a bioresorbable odontoid screw
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94122, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:182-7. 2005
    ..The resorbable screw was evaluated for its ability to restore strength and stiffness to the fractured odontoid process compared with traditional titanium screws...
  61. ncbi request reprint The biomechanical effects of cervical multilevel oblique corpectomy
    Sedat Cagli
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ege University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1420-7. 2004
    ..A repeated-measures flexibility test was performed in vitro using human cadaveric spines...
  62. ncbi request reprint In vivo evaluation of bioresorbable polylactide implants for cervical graft containment in an ovine spinal fusion model
    G Bryan Cornwall
    MacroPore Biosurgery, Incorporated, San Diego, California, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 16:E5. 2004
    ..The specific aims of the study were to evaluate whether implant failure or screw backout would occur over time and to measure the change in stiffness at the treated level at various postoperative time periods (3, 6, and 12 months)...
  63. ncbi request reprint New percutaneously inserted spinal fixation system
    George P Teitelbaum
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:703-9. 2004
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Craniovertebral junction fixation with transarticular screws: biomechanical analysis of a novel technique
    L Fernando Gonzalez
    J Neurosurg 98:202-9. 2003
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a resorbable anterior cervical graft containment plate
    Christopher P Ames
    J Neurosurg 97:440-6. 2002
    ..Data from a representative sample are presented. Advantages and disadvantages of resorbable plating are discussed...
  66. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a resorbable anterior cervical graft containment plate
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Orthopedics 25:s1149-55. 2002
    ..Data from a representative sample are presented. Advantages and disadvantages of resorbable plating are discussed...
  67. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of a resorbable anterior cervical graft containment plate
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1031-8. 2005
    ..Flexibility, graft containment, and load-to-failure were studied...
  68. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics of stabilization after cervicothoracic compression-flexion injury
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1505-12. 2005
    ..Biomechanical laboratory research...
  69. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of a newly designed bioabsorbable anterior cervical plate. Invited submission from the joint section meeting on disorders of the spine and peripheral nerves, March 2005
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, California 94122, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 3:465-70. 2005
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Biomechanics of unilateral compared with bilateral lumbar pedicle screw fixation for stabilization of unilateral vertebral disease
    Kemal Yucesoy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Dokuz Eylul Universitesi, Izmir, Turkey
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:44-51. 2008
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical comparison of three anterior thoracolumbar implants after corpectomy: are two screws better than one?
    Dean Chou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:213-8. 2006
    ..A secondary goal was to investigate differences in the ability of the systems to stabilize the spine after a one- or two-level corpectomy...
  72. ncbi request reprint Hangman's fracture: a biomechanical comparison of stabilization techniques
    Neil Duggal
    London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:182-7. 2007
    ..In vitro biomechanical flexibility experiment studying 5 sequential conditions...
  73. doi request reprint Bioresorbable polylactide interbody implants in an ovine anterior cervical discectomy and fusion model: three-year results
    Kevin A Thomas
    MacroPore Biosurgery, a Cytori Therapeutics Company, San Diego, California 92121, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:734-42. 2008
    ..In vivo study of anterior discectomy and fusion using a bioresorbable 70:30 poly(l-lactide-co-d,l-lactide) interbody implant in an ovine model...
  74. ncbi request reprint Traumatic loading of the Bryan cervical disc prosthesis: an in vitro study
    Neil Duggal
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Neurosurgery 60:388-92; discussion 392-3. 2007
    ..The safety of the cervical arthroplasty in the setting of trauma is unknown. We compare the segmental strength of the normal cervical spine and the cervical spine after single-level arthroplasty...
  75. ncbi request reprint Does the "hybrid multidirectional test method" generate quality data or paradoxical data?
    Neil R Crawford
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:861-2; author reply 863-4. 2007
  76. ncbi request reprint Working area, safety zones, and angles of approach for posterior C-1 lateral mass screw placement: a quantitative anatomical and morphometric evaluation
    Rogerio Rocha
    Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Neurosurg Spine 6:247-54. 2007
    ..The authors measured relevant quantitative anatomical parameters to define safety zones for the placement of C-1 posterior screws...
  77. ncbi request reprint Technique for fixating the atlantooccipital complex with a transarticular screw
    L Fernando Gonzalez
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:219-20. 2002
  78. ncbi request reprint Effect of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in an experimental model of spinal fusion in a radiated area
    Christopher P Ames
    Comprehensive Spine Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2585-92. 2005
    ..An animal model of posterolateral intertransverse process spine fusion was used...
  79. ncbi request reprint A sequence of two rotations--50 degrees torso flexion followed by +/-120 degrees of head axial rotation--was monitored using (essentially) goniometers and simultaneously measured by Euler XZY an YZX decompositions of marker data from an electromagnetic sy
    Neil R Crawford
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 17:166-8; author reply 169. 2002