Thomas E Mroz

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The use of allograft bone in spine surgery: is it safe?
    Thomas E Mroz
    Neuroscience Institute, Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine J 9:303-8. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Fusion versus nonoperative management for chronic low back pain: do sociodemographic factors affect outcome?
    Thomas E Mroz
    Spine Surgery Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44130, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:S75-86. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Differences in the surgical treatment of recurrent lumbar disc herniation among spine surgeons in the United States
    Thomas E Mroz
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, S40, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 14:2334-43. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for metastatic spine tumors
    N K Chan
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA, Department of Neurological Surgery Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Neurosurg Sci 58:37-44. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Commentary: Retrograde ejaculation and the use of rhBMP-2 for anterior lumbar interbody fusion: what does the evidence say to surgeons and to patients?
    Thomas E Mroz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S 80 Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 12:891-3. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Radiation exposure to the surgeon during percutaneous pedicle screw placement
    Thomas E Mroz
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 24:264-7. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Radiation exposure to the surgeon and the patient during kyphoplasty
    Thomas E Mroz
    Spine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:96-100. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Complications related to osteobiologics use in spine surgery: a systematic review
    Thomas E Mroz
    Neurological Institute, Center for Spine Health, Departments of Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:S86-104. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Lateral extracavitary, costotransversectomy, and transthoracic thoracotomy approaches to the thoracic spine: review of techniques and complications
    Daniel Lubelski
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 26:222-32. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Translaminar screw fixation in the subaxial cervical spine: quantitative laminar analysis and feasibility of unilateral and bilateral translaminar virtual screw placement
    Matthew D Alvin
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E745-51. 2012

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint The use of allograft bone in spine surgery: is it safe?
    Thomas E Mroz
    Neuroscience Institute, Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine J 9:303-8. 2009
    ..An analysis of allograft recall and its safety in spinal surgery has not been reported previously...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fusion versus nonoperative management for chronic low back pain: do sociodemographic factors affect outcome?
    Thomas E Mroz
    Spine Surgery Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44130, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:S75-86. 2011
    ..Systematic review...
  3. ncbi request reprint Differences in the surgical treatment of recurrent lumbar disc herniation among spine surgeons in the United States
    Thomas E Mroz
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, S40, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 14:2334-43. 2014
    ..There are often multiple surgical treatment options for a spinal pathology. In addition, there is a lack of data that define differences in surgical treatment among surgeons in the United States...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for metastatic spine tumors
    N K Chan
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA, Department of Neurological Surgery Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Neurosurg Sci 58:37-44. 2014
    ..53 An overview of SRS, including the most common indications, complications, and outcomes for spinal metastases are presented here. ..
  5. doi request reprint Commentary: Retrograde ejaculation and the use of rhBMP-2 for anterior lumbar interbody fusion: what does the evidence say to surgeons and to patients?
    Thomas E Mroz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S 80 Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 12:891-3. 2012
    ..Retrograde ejaculation after anterior lumbar interbody fusion with and without bone morphogenetic protein-2 augmentation: a 10-year cohort controlled study. Spine J 2012;12:881-90 (in this issue)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Radiation exposure to the surgeon during percutaneous pedicle screw placement
    Thomas E Mroz
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 24:264-7. 2011
    ..In-vitro radiation exposure study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Radiation exposure to the surgeon and the patient during kyphoplasty
    Thomas E Mroz
    Spine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:96-100. 2008
    ..Prospective study of patients who underwent single or multilevel kyphoplasty for vertebral fractures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Complications related to osteobiologics use in spine surgery: a systematic review
    Thomas E Mroz
    Neurological Institute, Center for Spine Health, Departments of Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:S86-104. 2010
    ..Systematic review...
  9. ncbi request reprint Lateral extracavitary, costotransversectomy, and transthoracic thoracotomy approaches to the thoracic spine: review of techniques and complications
    Daniel Lubelski
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 26:222-32. 2013
    ..Systematic review...
  10. ncbi request reprint Translaminar screw fixation in the subaxial cervical spine: quantitative laminar analysis and feasibility of unilateral and bilateral translaminar virtual screw placement
    Matthew D Alvin
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E745-51. 2012
    ..Morphometric and volumetric analyses and virtual screw placement...
  11. ncbi request reprint Urological complications following use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in anterior lumbar interbody fusion: presented at the 2012 Joint Spine Section Meeting: clinical article
    Daniel Lubelski
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Center for Spine Health, Departments of Neurological, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:126-31. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the urological complications in patients after anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) with and without the use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Radiation exposure to the spine surgeon in lumbar and thoracolumbar fusions with the use of an intraoperative computed tomographic 3-dimensional imaging system
    Kalil G Abdullah
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E1074-8. 2012
    ..A prospective clinical research article...
  13. ncbi request reprint The utility of repeated postoperative radiographs after lumbar instrumented fusion for degenerative lumbar spine
    Takayuki Yamashita
    Cleveland Clinic, Center for Spine Health, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1955-60. 2011
    ..Retrospective chart review...
  14. ncbi request reprint Circumferential cervical surgery: to stage or not to stage?
    Ran Harel
    Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 26:183-8. 2013
    ..Retrospective review...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lateral extracavitary vs. costotransversectomy approaches to the thoracic spine: reflections on lessons learned
    Daniel Lubelski
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:1096-102. 2012
    ..The indications and outcomes of each of these approaches have not been fully defined in the literature...
  16. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting lateral mass screw placement at C-7
    Kalil G Abdullah
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:405-11. 2011
    ..The authors have related 12 distinct morphological measures of the C-7 lateral mass to the ability to place a lateral mass screw using the Magerl, Roy-Camille, and a modified Roy-Camille method...
  17. ncbi request reprint Radiation exposure to the surgeon during open lumbar microdiscectomy and minimally invasive microdiscectomy: a prospective, controlled trial
    Michael W Mariscalco
    Spine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:255-60. 2011
    ..This is a prospective in vivo study comparing radiation exposure to the surgeon during 10 minimally invasive lumbar microdiscectomy cases with 10 traditional open discectomy cases as a control...
  18. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal allograft risks and recalls in the United States
    Thomas E Mroz
    Neuroscience Institute, Center for Spine Health, The Cleveland Clinic, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 16:559-65. 2008
    ..Infectious disease transmission following allograft implantation may occur if potential donors are not adequately evaluated or screened serologically during the prerecovery phase and if the implant is not sterilized before implantation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ventral fusion versus dorsal fusion: determining the optimal treatment for cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Matthew D Alvin
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:E5. 2013
    ..6%, whereas those for dorsal fusion surgery range from 16.4% to 19%. Larger randomized controlled trials are needed, with particular emphasis on QOL and minimum clinically important differences. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes following surgical management of coexistent cervical stenosis and multiple sclerosis: a cohort-controlled analysis
    Daniel Lubelski
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S 40, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Department of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine J 14:331-7. 2014
    ..There are only a few published case series that examine this unique patient population...
  21. ncbi request reprint The state of lumbar fusion extenders
    Kalil G Abdullah
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1328-34. 2011
    ..Review of literature...
  22. ncbi request reprint Craniovertebral junction: biomechanical considerations
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Center for Spine Health, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:7-12. 2010
    ..Moreover, an understanding of pathologic motions and the biomechanics of fixation is needed for successful construct design and good patient outcome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cervical arthroplasty: a critical review of the literature
    Matthew D Alvin
    Neurological Institute, Center for Spine Health, Department of Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S 80, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine J 14:2231-45. 2014
    ..As many of these previous studies have been funded by CDA manufacturers, we wanted to ascertain whether there was a greater likelihood for these studies to report positive results...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association of postoperative outcomes with preoperative magnetic resonance imaging for patients with concurrent multiple sclerosis and cervical stenosis
    Daniel Lubelski
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland Ohio 44195, USA Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S 40, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Department of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland Ohio 44195, USA
    Spine J 15:18-24. 2015
    ..Although studies have shown preoperative imaging criteria that are predictive of outcomes in either MS or CS individually, no studies have investigated these factors in patients that have concurrent MS and CS...
  25. ncbi request reprint The impact of preoperative depression on quality of life outcomes after lumbar surgery
    Jacob A Miller
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S40, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, 9500 Euclid Ave, NA41, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine J 15:58-64. 2015
    ..Some, smaller studies have investigated the effect of preoperative depression on postoperative improvement in quality of life (QOL). However, they have not used the Patient Health Questionnaire 9 (PHQ-9) in self-reported depression...
  26. ncbi request reprint The impact of preoperative depression on quality of life outcomes after posterior cervical fusion
    Matthew D Alvin
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2109 Adelbert Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine J 15:79-85. 2015
    ..Affective disorders, such as depression, are associated with worsened outcomes after lumbar surgery; however, this effect has not been evaluated in patients undergoing cervical spine surgery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predicting C5 palsy via the use of preoperative anatomic measurements
    Daniel Lubelski
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, 9500 Euclid Ave, NA 20, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S 40, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Department of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S 40, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine J 14:1895-901. 2014
    ..The precise etiology remains obscure, and a clear understanding of preoperative risk factors for C5P development does not exist...
  28. ncbi request reprint Direct lateral approach to pathology at the craniocervical junction: a technical note
    Kalil G Abdullah
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:202-8. 2012
    ..The far lateral approach is a well-established technique for the removal of pathology ventrolateral to the brainstem and the craniocervical junction, but it may be too extensive for lesions limited to areas far from the midline...
  29. ncbi request reprint Morphometric and volumetric analysis of the lateral masses of the lower cervical spine
    Kalil G Abdullah
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1476-9. 2009
    ..Morphometric and volumetric analysis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Conventional versus digital radiographs for intraoperative cervical spine-level localization: a prospective time and cost analysis
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Center for Spine Health, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine J 9:967-71. 2009
    ..Other operational factors kept constant, decreasing the time for a procedure can be viewed as one marker for increased efficiency...
  31. ncbi request reprint Quality of life outcomes following surgery for patients with coexistent cervical stenosis and multiple sclerosis
    Daniel Lubelski
    Departments of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Eur Spine J 23:1699-704. 2014
    ..To investigate the quality of life outcomes following surgical treatment of patients with coexisting multiple sclerosis (MS) and cervical stenosis with associated myelopathy (CS)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics of the lower thoracic spine after decompression and fusion: a cadaveric analysis
    Daniel Lubelski
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S 40, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Department of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S 40, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, 9500 Euclid Ave, NA 21, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine J 14:2216-23. 2014
    ..The present study evaluates lower thoracic spinal stability after laminectomy, unilateral facetectomy, and unilateral costotransversectomy in thoracic spines with intact sternocostovertebral articulations...
  33. ncbi request reprint C5 palsy after posterior cervical decompression and fusion: cost and quality-of-life implications
    Jacob A Miller
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, 9500 Euclid Ave, NA41, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S40, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Department of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S40, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 14:2854-60. 2014
    ..Although the prognosis is typically good, patients may be unable to perform basic activities of daily living, resulting in a decreased quality of life. No studies have investigated the quality-of-life and financial implications...
  34. ncbi request reprint Variations in cost calculations in spine surgery cost-effectiveness research
    Matthew D Alvin
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland
    Neurosurg Focus 36:E1. 2014
    ..The primary objective of this study was to systematically review all cost-effectiveness studies published on spine surgery and compare and contrast various costing methodologies used...
  35. ncbi request reprint A review of the utility of obtaining repeated postoperative radiographs following single-level anterior cervical decompression, fusion, and plate placement
    Kene T Ugokwe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:175-9. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Zero-profile hybrid fusion construct versus 2-level plate fixation to treat adjacent-level disease in the cervical spine
    Andrew T Healy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Neurosurg Spine 21:753-60. 2014
    ..This study compared the biomechanical stability and adjacent-level range of motion (ROM) following placement of a zero-profile device (ZPD) adjacent to a single-level ACDF against a standard 2-level ACDF...
  37. ncbi request reprint A prospective analysis of prognostic factors in patients with spinal metastases: use of the revised Tokuhashi score
    Takayuki Yamashita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:910-7. 2011
    ..Prospective observational cohort study...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cervical degenerative disease: systematic review of economic analyses
    Matthew D Alvin
    Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California Davis, Davis, CA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO Spectrum Research Inc, Tacoma, WA and Departments of Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:S53-64. 2014
    ..Systematic review...
  39. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of the upper thoracic spine after decompressive procedures
    Andrew T Healy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, S4, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 14:1010-6. 2014
    ..During decompressive surgeries, stability is compromised at a presently unknown point...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness research in spine surgery
    Kalil G Abdullah
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 33:E2. 2012
    ..It also examines recent key studies of CER in the spine surgery literature and associated cost-effectiveness studies. It concludes with a discussion of the direction of CER in the spine surgery community...
  41. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of allograft bone treated with a novel tissue sterilization process
    Thomas E Mroz
    The Spine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, S 80, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine J 6:34-9. 2006
    ..Efforts are under way to develop a method for processing osseous allograft that maintains structural integrity. Herein is presented one such method...