Michael P Steinmetz

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Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Dual-strap augmentation of a halo orthosis in the treatment of atlantooccipital dislocation in infants and young children. Technical note
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Neurosurg 96:346-9. 2002
  2. doi Cervical disc arthroplasty compared with fusion in a workers' compensation population
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:741-7; discussion 747. 2008
  3. ncbi An invasion of the atlas
    Michael P Steinmetz
    The Cleveland Clinic Spine Institute, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:1083-7; discussion 1087-8. 2007
  4. doi 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
  5. doi Craniovertebral junction: biomechanical considerations
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Center for Spine Health, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:7-12. 2010
  6. doi Segmental spinal instrumentation in the management of scoliosis
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:131-8. 2008
  7. ncbi Atlantooccipital dislocation in children: presentation, diagnosis, and management
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:ecp1. 2003
  8. doi 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
  9. doi 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
  10. doi 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

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Publications63

  1. ncbi Dual-strap augmentation of a halo orthosis in the treatment of atlantooccipital dislocation in infants and young children. Technical note
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Neurosurg 96:346-9. 2002
    ..One child remained neurologically intact and the other had improvement in motor strength. There were no complications from the use of strap augmentation for halo vest fixation...
  2. doi Cervical disc arthroplasty compared with fusion in a workers' compensation population
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:741-7; discussion 747. 2008
    ..Theoretically, arthroplasty should permit early return to activity and protect against adjacent segment disease. Early mobilization and return to activity may, theoretically, reduce cost to the workers' compensation program...
  3. ncbi An invasion of the atlas
    Michael P Steinmetz
    The Cleveland Clinic Spine Institute, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:1083-7; discussion 1087-8. 2007
  4. doi 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...
  5. doi 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...
  6. doi Segmental spinal instrumentation in the management of scoliosis
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:131-8. 2008
    ..Newer strategies have decreased the incidence of neurological injury during implant application and provide greater stability. A review of segmental fixation, including surgical techniques, is provided in this article...
  7. ncbi Atlantooccipital dislocation in children: presentation, diagnosis, and management
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:ecp1. 2003
    ..Infants and toddlers may undergo orthotic immobilization alone, whereas older children usually undergo early occipital cervical fusion. Those with incomplete AOD may be managed successfully with orthotic immobilization...
  8. doi 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...
  9. doi 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...
  10. doi 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...
  11. doi 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...
  12. doi 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)...
  13. doi 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...
  14. doi 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...
  15. doi 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
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  16. ncbi Regional instability following cervicothoracic junction surgery
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery and Cleveland Clinic Spine Institute, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:278-84. 2006
    ..Because it is a transitional zone between the mobile lordotic cervical and rigid kyphotic thoracic spines, the CTJ is a region of potential instability. This potential for instability may be exaggerated by surgical intervention...
  17. doi Relationship between degree of focal kyphosis correction and neurological outcomes for patients undergoing cervical deformity correction surgery
    Matthew J Grosso
    Cleveland Clinic, Center for Spine Health, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:537-44. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if the degree of deformity correction correlates with improvement in neurological symptoms following surgery for cervical kyphotic deformity...
  18. doi 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...
  19. doi 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...
  20. doi 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...
  21. ncbi Techniques for the ventral correction of postsurgical cervical kyphotic deformity
    Todd J Stewart
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:191-5; discussion 191-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the causes and clinical presentation of postsurgical cervical kyphosis and to focus on the operative planning and ventral correction techniques...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. ncbi Axially dynamic implants for stabilization of the cervical spine
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Spine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:ONS378-88; discussion ONS388-9. 2006
    ..This results in an increased incidence of construct failures, pseudoarthrosis, or both, which often occur late in the postoperative course...
  24. doi 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...
  25. doi 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...
  26. doi Novel reduction technique for thoracolumbar fracture-dislocations
    Timothy A Moore
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 15:675-7. 2011
    ..Thoracolumbar fracture-dislocations are devastating injuries. They usually require surgical reduction and stabilization. The authors present a novel technique for reducing these injuries that is predictable and reproducible...
  27. ncbi Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: make the difficult diagnosis, then refer for surgery
    William E McCormick
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Cleveland Clinic, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 70:899-904. 2003
    ..Prompt surgical treatment is key, but the diagnosis can be difficult because the signs and symptoms can vary widely and there are no pathognomonic findings...
  28. doi Dorsal versus ventral surgery for cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament: considerations for approach selection and review of surgical outcomes
    John H Shin
    Department of Neurosurgery, Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 30:E8. 2011
    ..Herein, the features and limitations of these approaches are reviewed with an emphasis on complications and outcomes...
  29. ncbi Surgical management of osseous hemangioblastoma of the thoracic spine: technical case report
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:E405; discussion E405. 2005
    ..Rarely, they may be purely osseous lesions. The surgical management of these lesions has not been elaborated. We present a case and discuss the management of multilevel osseous hemangioblastoma of the thoracic spine...
  30. doi 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...
  31. ncbi Cervical deformity correction
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:S90-7. 2007
    ..All approaches are unique in their ability to correct a deformity and in their associated complications. A comprehensive discussion of each is undertaken...
  32. ncbi Cervical laminoplasty
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, K4 834 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Spine J 6:274S-281S. 2006
    ..The procedure has proven to be essentially equal to other cervical decompressive procedures in the neutral or lordotic spine, and outcome has been shown to be durable...
  33. doi 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...
  34. doi Rates of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion after initial posterior cervical foraminotomy
    Timothy Y Wang
    Duke University School of Medicine, DUMC 3710, Durham, NC 27710, USA Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine J 15:971-6. 2015
    ..The present study investigates the rate of ACDF reoperation at the index level after initial PCF...
  35. doi 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...
  36. doi 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...
  37. doi Comparing vertebral body reconstruction implants for the treatment of thoracic and lumbar metastatic spinal tumors: a consecutive case series of 37 patients
    Sharad Rajpal
    Center for Spine Health, Neurologic Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 25:85-91. 2012
    ..Retrospective case series...
  38. doi Oncomodulin affords limited regeneration to injured sensory axons in vitro and in vivo
    Ran Harel
    Center for Spine Health, Department of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Exp Neurol 233:708-16. 2012
    ....
  39. doi A combination immunomodulatory treatment promotes neuroprotection and locomotor recovery after contusion SCI
    Christopher A Iannotti
    Center for Spine Health, Department of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Exp Neurol 230:3-15. 2011
    ..The present data suggest that clinical trials with acute delivery of combination immunomodulatory therapies may be warranted. This article is part of a Special Issue entitled "Interaction between repair, disease, & inflammation."..
  40. doi 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...
  41. ncbi Ventral correction of postsurgical cervical kyphosis
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:1-7. 2003
    ..The authors describe their experience with a technique for the ventral correction of iatrogenic (postoperative) cervical kyphosis...
  42. doi Effects of an immunomodulatory therapy and chondroitinase after spinal cord hemisection injury
    Matthew J Grosso
    Center for Spine Health, Department of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Department of Neuroscience, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Southeastern Brain and Spine, Lumberton North Carolina Department of Cell Biology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Free University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands Arizona Neurosurgery and Spine Specialists, Phoenix Arizona Department of Neurological Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
    Neurosurgery 75:461-71. 2014
    ..Individually, immunomodulatory therapy and chondroitinases have demonstrated neuroprotective and potential neuroregenerative effects following spinal cord injury...
  43. doi Surgical versus nonsurgical treatment of subaxial cervical pedicle fractures
    Basem I Awad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Case Western University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Mansoura University School of Medicine, University Hospitals, Mansoura, Egypt
    World Neurosurg 82:855-65. 2014
    ..Conservative treatment with orthoses may result in subluxation and instability requiring further treatment. Surgery may not be required in all instances because many of these injuries may heal without surgical intervention...
  44. ncbi A transcranial approach for direct mechanical thrombectomy of dural sinus thrombosis. Report of two cases
    Ali Chahlavi
    Department of Neurosurgery and Neuroradiology, Section of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:347-51. 2004
    ..In patients with limited transfemoral access, a transcranial approach may be used to access the cerebral dural sinuses and thrombectomy may be safely and effectively performed. Further evaluation of this therapy is warranted...
  45. doi 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...
  46. doi Is it safe to use recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein in posterior cervical fusion?
    Girish K Hiremath
    Department of Neurosurgery, Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:885-9. 2009
    ..A retrospective chart review of all patients who underwent posterior cervical fusion during a 1-year time period...
  47. ncbi Use of a ventral cervical retractor system for minimal access transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: technical case report
    Michael P Steinmetz
    The Spine Institute, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:ONSE175-6; discussion ONSE176. 2007
    ..The downside of these dilators is the expense required to use them and a generally cumbersome design, which can limit mobility and medial/lateral exposure...
  48. doi Effective lordosis: analysis of sagittal spinal canal alignment in cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    David E Gwinn
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Center for Spine Health, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:667-72. 2009
    ..Furthermore, comparisons of this measurement to traditional angular measurements of sagittal cervical alignment are made in regards to surgical planning in patients with CSM...
  49. ncbi Biomechanics of metastatic spine cancer
    Ajit A Krishnaney
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, S 80, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 15:375-80. 2004
    ..The regional variation in spine anatomy exposes the cervical,thoracic, and lumbar spines to different forces,resulting in varying fracture types...
  50. doi Low lumbar fractures: does thoracolumbar injury classification and severity score work?
    Timothy A Moore
    Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosciences, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV Department of Neurosciences, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Lerner School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:E1021-5. 2014
    ..Case series...
  51. doi The role of adjuvant radiation therapy in the treatment of spinal myxopapillary ependymomas
    Samuel T Chao
    Department of Radiation Oncology Brain Tumor and Neuro Oncology Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:59-64. 2011
    ..the goal in this study was to determine the role of radiation therapy (RT) in the treatment of spinal myxopapillary ependymomas (MPEs)...
  52. ncbi Outcome after the treatment of spinal dural arteriovenous fistulae: a contemporary single-institution series and meta-analysis
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:77-87; discussion 87-8. 2004
    ..A 7-year single-institution retrospective review of outcome with surgical management of Type I spinal AVMs is presented along with a meta-analysis of existing literature...
  53. doi Minimally invasive surgical treatment of Bertolotti's Syndrome: case report
    Kene T Ugokwe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:ONSE454-5; discussion ONSE456. 2008
    ..It tends to present with low back pain and may be confused with facet and sacroiliac joint disease...
  54. ncbi Preliminary experience with the DOC dynamic cervical implant for the treatment of multilevel cervical spondylosis
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:330-6. 2002
    ..The use of a dynamic implant may aid in the prevention of these complications. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the DOC dynamic cervical implant in the treatment of multilevel cervical spondylosis...
  55. doi Transcranial magnetic stimulation after spinal cord injury
    Basem I Awad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mansoura University School of Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt Department of Neurosciences, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    World Neurosurg 83:232-5. 2015
    ..To review the basic principles and techniques of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and provide information and evidence regarding its applications in spinal cord injury clinical rehabilitation...
  56. pmc Postoperative cervical sagittal imbalance negatively affects outcomes after surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Marie Roguski
    Department of Neurosurgery, Alan and Jacqueline Stuart Spine Research Center, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA Department of Neurosurgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA The Center for Spine Health and Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT MetroHealth Spine Center and Department of Neurosurgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA and Department of Neurosurgery, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:2070-7. 2014
    ..Prospective observational cohort study...
  57. pmc The unusual response of serotonergic neurons after CNS Injury: lack of axonal dieback and enhanced sprouting within the inhibitory environment of the glial scar
    Alicia L Hawthorne
    Department of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, and Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Neurosci 31:5605-16. 2011
    ..Determining the mechanism by which serotonergic fibers persist and sprout after lesion could lead to therapeutic strategies for both stroke and spinal cord injury...
  58. ncbi Awake craniotomy for microsurgical obliteration of mycotic aneurysms: technical report of three cases
    Jürgen C Lüders
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:E201; discussion E201. 2005
    ..Awake minimally invasive craniotomy using frameless stereotactic guidance on the basis of computed tomographic angiography enables temporary occlusion of the parent artery with neurological assessment before obliteration of the aneurysm...
  59. doi Potential role of growth factors in the management of spinal cord injury
    Basem I Awad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mansoura University School of Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt Department of Neurosciences, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    World Neurosurg 83:120-31. 2015
    ..To review central nervous system growth factors and their therapeutic potential and clinical translation into spinal cord injury (SCI), as well as the challenges that have been encountered during clinical development...
  60. doi Is minimal access spine surgery more cost-effective than conventional spine surgery?
    Daniel Lubelski
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland, OH Spectrum Research, Inc, Tacoma, WA Krembil Neuroscience Center, University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institutes of Medical Science, University of Toronto, University Health Network Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL and Department of Neurological Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:S65-74. 2014
    ..Systematic review...
  61. ncbi Successful surgical management of a case of spontaneous epidural hematoma of the spine during pregnancy
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine J 3:539-42. 2003
    ..The development of a significant neurologic deficit may be rapid. Therefore, the neurosurgeon should be aware of the presentation, diagnosis and treatment options available...
  62. ncbi Chronic enhancement of the intrinsic growth capacity of sensory neurons combined with the degradation of inhibitory proteoglycans allows functional regeneration of sensory axons through the dorsal root entry zone in the mammalian spinal cord
    Michael P Steinmetz
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Neurosci 25:8066-76. 2005
    ..Therefore, zymosan pretreatment, but not posttreatment, of the sensory ganglia, combined with ChABC modification of CSPGs, resulted in robust and functional regeneration of sensory axons through the DREZ after root injury...
  63. ncbi Effects of age on the perioperative characteristics and short-term outcome of posterior lumbar fusion surgery
    Cumhur Kilincer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Trakya University Medical Faculty, Edirne, Turkey
    J Neurosurg Spine 3:34-9. 2005
    ..The authors conducted a study to evaluate if increased age has any effect on lumbar fusion surgery in terms of perioperative events...