Praveen V Mummaneni

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive, endoscopic, internal thoracoplasty for the treatment of scoliotic rib hump deformity: technical note
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:E444; discussion E444. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Contribution of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 to the rapid creation of interbody fusion when used in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a preliminary report. Invited submission from the Joint Section Meeting on Disorders of the Spine
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Emory University, Crawaford Long Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 1:19-23. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Cervical osteotomy for the correction of chin-on-chest deformity in ankylosing spondylitis. Technical note
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, The NeuroSpine Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Transoral odontoidectomy
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:1045-50; discussion 1045-50. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Lumbar interbody fusion: state-of-the-art technical advances. Invited submission from the Joint Section Meeting on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, March 2004
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Emory University, Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 1:24-30. 2004
  6. doi request reprint The safety and efficacy of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with polyetheretherketone spacer and recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2: a review of 200 patients
    Luis M Tumialan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:529-35. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Cervical laminoforaminotomy for the treatment of cervical degenerative radiculopathy
    Robert F Heary
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:198-202. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Electrophysiological monitoring during surgery for cervical degenerative myelopathy and radiculopathy
    Daniel K Resnick
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:245-52. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Management of anterior cervical pseudarthrosis
    Michael G Kaiser
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:228-37. 2009
  10. doi request reprint C1 lateral mass fixation: a comparison of constructs
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:153-60. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive, endoscopic, internal thoracoplasty for the treatment of scoliotic rib hump deformity: technical note
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:E444; discussion E444. 2005
    ..We present our experience using VATS thoracoplasty with long-term follow-up and propose an outcome grading system for thoracoplasty...
  2. ncbi request reprint Contribution of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 to the rapid creation of interbody fusion when used in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a preliminary report. Invited submission from the Joint Section Meeting on Disorders of the Spine
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Emory University, Crawaford Long Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 1:19-23. 2004
    ..The authors compared fusion rates in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIFs) when using either autograft or bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) placed in the interbody space...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cervical osteotomy for the correction of chin-on-chest deformity in ankylosing spondylitis. Technical note
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, The NeuroSpine Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e9. 2003
    ..At 1-year follow-up examination, excellent resolution of the deformity and solid fusion had been achieved. They prefer to perform this procedure by using state-of-the-art anterior and posterior instrumentation systems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Transoral odontoidectomy
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:1045-50; discussion 1045-50. 2005
    ..The microsurgical technique used for decompression is presented in detail. The surgical pearls and pitfalls of transoral odontoidectomy, learned from a 70-case experience, are described and illustrated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lumbar interbody fusion: state-of-the-art technical advances. Invited submission from the Joint Section Meeting on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, March 2004
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Emory University, Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 1:24-30. 2004
    ..The advantages and disadvantages of each will be discussed in detail. Additionally, strategies for minimally invasive access and options for interbody spacer materials will be discussed...
  6. doi request reprint The safety and efficacy of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with polyetheretherketone spacer and recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2: a review of 200 patients
    Luis M Tumialan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:529-35. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Cervical laminoforaminotomy for the treatment of cervical degenerative radiculopathy
    Robert F Heary
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:198-202. 2009
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to use evidence-based medicine to examine the efficacy of posterior laminoforaminotomy in the treatment of cervical radiculopathy...
  8. doi request reprint Electrophysiological monitoring during surgery for cervical degenerative myelopathy and radiculopathy
    Daniel K Resnick
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:245-52. 2009
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to use evidence-based medicine to examine the diagnostic and therapeutic utility of intraoperative electrophysiological (EP) monitoring in the surgical treatment of cervical degenerative disease...
  9. doi request reprint Management of anterior cervical pseudarthrosis
    Michael G Kaiser
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:228-37. 2009
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to use evidence-based medicine to identify the best methodology for diagnosis and treatment of anterior pseudarthrosis...
  10. doi request reprint C1 lateral mass fixation: a comparison of constructs
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:153-60. 2010
    ..We compare the results of 3 different constructs incorporating C1 lateral mass screws: occipitocervical (OC) constructs, C1-C2 constructs, and C1 to mid/low cervical constructs...
  11. doi request reprint Cervical laminectomy for the treatment of cervical degenerative myelopathy
    Timothy C Ryken
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:142-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to use evidence-based medicine to examine the efficacy of cervical laminectomy for the treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM)...
  12. doi request reprint Techniques for cervical interbody grafting
    Timothy C Ryken
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:203-20. 2009
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to use evidence-based medicine to determine the efficacy of interbody graft techniques...
  13. doi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery for thoracolumbar spinal deformity: initial clinical experience with clinical and radiographic outcomes
    Michael Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Lois Pope LIFE Center, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E9. 2010
    ..Minimally invasive surgery is being applied to this patient population in an effort to reduce the high complication rates associated with adult deformity surgery...
  14. doi request reprint Radiographic assessment of cervical subaxial fusion
    Michael G Kaiser
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:221-7. 2009
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to use evidence-based medicine to identify the best methodology for radiographic assessment of cervical subaxial fusion...
  15. doi request reprint Intraoperative neuromonitoring with MEPs and prediction of postoperative neurological deficits in patients undergoing surgery for cervical and cervicothoracic myelopathy
    Aaron J Clark
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:E7. 2013
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of IONM in cervical and cervicothoracic spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) cases...
  16. doi request reprint The role of minimally invasive techniques in the treatment of adult spinal deformity
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0332, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 24:231-48. 2013
    ..MIS treatment of MiSLAT level I to IV deformities is recommended, whereas level V and VI deformities require more traditional open approaches for adequate deformity correction...
  17. doi request reprint A survey-based study of wrong-level lumbar spine surgery: the scope of the problem and current practices in place to help avoid these errors
    Michael W Groff
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    World Neurosurg 79:585-92. 2013
    ..To understand better the scope of wrong-level lumbar spine surgery and current practices in place to help avoid such errors...
  18. doi request reprint Analysis of the three United States Food and Drug Administration investigational device exemption cervical arthroplasty trials
    Cheerag D Upadhyaya
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:216-28. 2012
    ..These 3 studies evaluated the Prestige ST, Bryan, and ProDisc-C artificial discs. The authors analyzed the combined results of these trials...
  19. doi request reprint Circumferential fusion for cervical kyphotic deformity
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:515-21. 2008
    ..The authors present their midterm results with cervical kyphosis correction...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical and radiographic analysis of cervical disc arthroplasty compared with allograft fusion: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 6:198-209. 2007
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Mini-open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Beejal Y Amin
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:Video 2. 2013
    ..The video can be found here: http://youtu.be/LYRU9lbBdNg...
  22. doi request reprint A standardized nomenclature for cervical spine soft-tissue release and osteotomy for deformity correction: clinical article
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 19:269-78. 2013
    ..This complicates the ability to compare outcomes across procedures and studies. The authors' objective was to establish a universal nomenclature for cervical spine osteotomies to provide a common language among spine surgeons...
  23. doi request reprint The Mini-Open transpedicular thoracic discectomy: surgical technique and assessment
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E5. 2008
    ..The authors compare the results of this approach with clinical results after open transpedicular discectomy...
  24. doi request reprint Delayed-onset neurological deficit following correction of severe thoracic kyphotic deformity
    H Michael Keyoung
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:74-9. 2008
    ..In this case, a delayed postoperative neurological deficit occurred following spinal hyperkyphosis correction. The authors discuss the possible etiological mechanisms behind this complication and suggest strategies for its management...
  25. doi request reprint Treatment of cervical stenotic myelopathy: a cost and outcome comparison of laminoplasty versus laminectomy and lateral mass fusion
    Jason M Highsmith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:619-25. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to compare outcomes, radiographic results, complications, and implant costs associated with these 2 treatments...
  26. doi request reprint Long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes of cervical disc replacement with the Prestige disc: results from a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial
    J Kenneth Burkus
    Spine Service, Wilderness Spine Services, The Hughston Clinic, Columbus, Georgia, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:308-18. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine long-term clinical outcomes in patients undergoing anterior cervical surgery in which a cervical disc prosthesis was used to treat single-level degenerative cervical disc disease...
  27. doi request reprint Nuances of occipitocervical fixation
    Daniel C Lu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:141-6. 2010
    ..To describe the indications and techniques for occipitocervical (OC) fixation...
  28. doi request reprint Four-level minimally invasive lateral interbody fusion for treatment of degenerative scoliosis
    Beejal Y Amin
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60153, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:Video 10. 2013
    ..Special emphasis is placed on the approach. We highlight the relevant nerves passing through the abdominal wall with the aid of a microscope. The video can be found here: http://youtu.be/XU1OujNF8F8...
  29. doi request reprint Short-term and long-term outcomes of minimally invasive and open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusions: is there a difference?
    Jason S Cheng
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:E6. 2013
    ..In this study, the authors wanted to compare outcomes of MITLIF with those of open TLIF to determine whether MITLIF also improves postoperative functional mobility and decreases the usage of pain medication...
  30. doi request reprint Anterior corpectomy versus posterior laminoplasty: is the risk of postoperative C-5 palsy different?
    Gurpreet Gandhoke
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E12. 2011
    ..The authors sought to compare the C-5 palsy rate of ACCF versus laminoplasty...
  31. doi request reprint Pedicle subtraction osteotomy
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:171-6. 2008
    ..We report our perioperative morbidity rate in recently performed PSO cases treated with our present surgical, anesthetic, and monitoring techniques and discuss complication-avoidance strategies...
  32. doi request reprint Cervical surgical techniques for the treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California at San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:130-41. 2009
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to use evidence-based medicine to compare the efficacy of different surgical techniques for the treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM)...
  33. ncbi request reprint The mini-open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:256-61; discussion 256-61. 2005
    ..The surgical technique used for decompression and fusion is presented in detail. The surgical pearls and pitfalls of the mini-open TLIF are described and illustrated...
  34. doi request reprint Clinical and radiographic comparison of mini-open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in 42 patients with long-term follow-up
    Sanjay S Dhall
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:560-5. 2008
    ..The authors retrospectively compared the outcomes of patients who underwent mini-open TLIF with those who underwent open TLIF...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cervical arthroplasty with the PRESTIGE LP cervical disc
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:310-4; discussion 314-5. 2007
    ..The technique used for decompression and endplate preparation is presented in detail. Optimal arthroplasty device positioning is demonstrated. The surgical pearls and pitfalls of anterior cervical arthroplasty are highlighted...
  36. ncbi request reprint Combined ventral and dorsal surgery for myelopathy and myeloradiculopathy
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California at San Francisco Spine Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:S82-9. 2007
    ..Combined ventral and dorsal decompression, reconstruction, and instrumentation procedures are viable options in the treatment of a select group of patients with complex cervical myelopathy or myeloradiculopathy...
  37. ncbi request reprint The decision-making process: allograft versus autograft
    Harel Deutsch
    Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:S98-102. 2007
    ..The introduction and use of ventral cervical plates have made allograft use more attractive by increasing arthrodesis rates and decreasing graft collapse...
  38. ncbi request reprint Posterior cervical fixation using a new polyaxial screw and rod system: technique and surgical results
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 12:E8. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to demonstrate the safety, surgical efficacy, and advantages of a new cervical polyaxial screw and rod system for posterior occipitocervicothoracic arthrodesis...
  39. doi request reprint Is there a difference in range of motion, neck pain, and outcomes in patients with ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament versus those with cervical spondylosis, treated with plated laminoplasty?
    Takahito Fujimori
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:E9. 2013
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Pitfalls of calculating hospital readmission rates based on nonvalidated administrative data sets: : presented at the 2012 Joint Spine Section Meeting: clinical article
    Beejal Y Amin
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:134-8. 2013
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Avoidance of wrong-level thoracic spine surgery: intraoperative localization with preoperative percutaneous fiducial screw placement
    Cheerag D Upadhyaya
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:280-4. 2012
    ..The authors describe a technique of using preoperatively placed percutaneous fiducial screws to localize the area of interest in the thoracic spine, and they assess the safety and efficacy of the technique...
  42. ncbi request reprint Posterior cervical laminoplasty using a new plating system: technical note
    Harel Deutsch
    Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:317-20. 2004
    ..Our objective was to demonstrate the advantages of a novel miniplate (Ti-Mesh LP system; Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Memphis, TN, USA) that is ideally suited for fixing the lamina to the lateral mass...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cervicothoracic kyphosis
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0410, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 17:277-87, vi. 2006
    ..For these patients, surgical goals include deformity correction with restoration of an acceptable forward gaze, re-establishment of sagittal balance, decompression of the spinal cord (if myelopathic), and stable fixation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion involving a polyetheretherketone spacer and bone morphogenetic protein
    Maxwell Boakye
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:521-5. 2005
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Stimulus-evoked electromyography testing of percutaneous pedicle screws for the detection of pedicle breaches: a clinical study of 409 screws in 93 patients
    Michael Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:600-5. 2010
    ..The use of insulated sleeves for percutaneous screws has allowed for EMG testing in minimally invasive surgery; however, no reports on the reliability of this testing modality have been published...
  46. doi request reprint Long-segment spinal fixation using pelvic screws
    Luis M Tumialan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:183-90. 2008
    ..Pelvic screw fixation is more straightforward than prior pelvic rod fixation techniques (e.g., the Galveston technique). We describe our technique for pelvic screw fixation and review our experience with this technique...
  47. doi request reprint Minimally invasive tethered cord release in adults: a comparison of open and mini-open approaches
    Matthew B Potts
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 29:E7. 2010
    ..The authors present a comparison of open versus minimally invasive surgery to treat adult tethered cord syndrome...
  48. doi request reprint Percutaneous iliac screw placement: description of a new minimally invasive technique
    Michael Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Lois Pope LIFE Center, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E17. 2008
    ..This report demonstrates the feasibility of percutaneous iliac screw instrumentation. However, future studies will be needed to validate the safety and efficacy of this approach...
  49. doi request reprint Management of high-grade spondylolisthesis
    Manish K Kasliwal
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 24:275-91. 2013
    ....
  50. doi request reprint The design, development, and implementation of a checklist for intraoperative neuromonitoring changes
    John E Ziewacz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0332, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 33:E11. 2012
    ..All stakeholders then reviewed the evidence and came to consensus regarding items for inclusion in the checklist...
  51. doi request reprint A comparison of mini-open and open approaches for resection of thoracolumbar intradural spinal tumors
    Daniel C Lu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:758-64. 2011
    ..In this paper, the authors compare the clinical outcome of mini-open resection of intradural thoracolumbar tumors with a standard open technique...
  52. doi request reprint Thoracolumbar spinal deformity: Part I. A historical passage to 1990: historical vignette
    Adam S Kanter
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:631-9. 2009
    ..This review details the pre-1990 innovations, whose failures and successes have equally contributed to the advancement and dissemination of the increasingly evidence-based field of spinal deformity...
  53. doi request reprint A treatment algorithm for the management of cervical spine fractures and deformity in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Adam S Kanter
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 24:E11. 2008
    ..The authors introduce a clinical problem-solving algorithm to assist in the surgical management of instability and deformity in this exigent patient population...
  54. doi request reprint Preoperative patient selection with magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, and electroencephalography: does the test predict outcome after cervical surgery?
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California at San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:119-29. 2009
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to use evidence-based medicine to assess whether preoperative imaging or electromyography (EMG) predicts surgical outcomes in patients undergoing cervical surgery...
  55. ncbi request reprint Current treatment strategies for the painful lumbar motion segment: posterolateral fusion versus interbody fusion
    Jeremy C Wang
    Atlanta Brain and Spine Care, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:S33-43. 2005
    ..Review of the literature...
  56. doi request reprint Spinal deformity: a new classification derived from neutral upright spinal alignment measurements in asymptomatic juvenile, adolescent, adult, and geriatric individuals
    Charles Kuntz
    Neuroscience Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and Mayfield Clinic and Spine Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:25-39. 2008
    ..Based on the data for NUSA in asymptomatic volunteers, a new classification is proposed for spinal deformity...
  57. ncbi request reprint Occipitocervical fixation: long-term results
    Harel Deutsch
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:530-5. 2005
    ..The study is a retrospective review of 58 patients who underwent occipitocervical fusion between 1997 and 2001...
  58. ncbi request reprint Infected vertebroplasty requiring 360 degrees spinal reconstruction: long-term follow-up review. Report of two cases
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Emory Spine Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 5:86-9. 2006
    ..They emphasize that systemic infection is a contraindication to the performance of vertebroplasty. The serious nature of these infections, their surgical management, and strategies for avoiding them are discussed...
  59. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory and dysplastic lesions involving the spine
    Adam S Kanter
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, University of California San Francisco Spine Center, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M 779, Box 0112, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:93-109. 2008
    ..Common signs and symptoms include pain, scoliosis, myelopathy, and weakness. Surgical decision making is based on patient status, comorbidities, and extent of disease...
  60. ncbi request reprint Atlantal lateral mass screws for posterior spinal reconstruction: technical note and case series
    Amory J Fiore
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Emory Clinic, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 12:E5. 2002
    ..In these cases, an alternative method of fixation must be performed. The authors present an alternative method to achieve fixation of the atlas in which lateral mass screws can be applied to atlantoaxial and occipitocervical fixation...
  61. ncbi request reprint Atlantoaxial fixation: overview of all techniques
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Neurol India 53:408-15. 2005
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Laminoplasty outcomes: is there a difference between patients with degenerative stenosis and those with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament?
    Scott A Meyer
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 30:E9. 2011
    ..The authors sought to compare the surgical results of laminoplasty in the treatment of cervical stenosis with myelopathy due to either degenerative changes or segmental OPLL...
  63. doi request reprint The transspinous mini-open approach for resection of intradural spinal neoplasms: cadaveric feasibility study and report of 3 clinical cases
    Daniel C Lu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 74:195-9. 2010
    ..Here, we demonstrate the feasibility and initial clinical experience with a new minimally invasive approach for resection of intradural tumors...
  64. ncbi request reprint The future in the care of the cervical spine: interbody fusion and arthroplasty. Invited submission from the Joint Section Meeting on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, March 2004
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 1:155-9. 2004
    ..In this article the authors trace the evolution of cervical fusion and the new technique of cervical arthroplasty. The nomenclature of cervical arthroplasty will also be introduced...
  65. doi request reprint Minimally invasive approach to extraforaminal disc herniations at the lumbosacral junction using an operating microscope: case series and review of the literature
    Stephen M Pirris
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E10. 2008
    ..The authors report on a small series of patients and provide a video presentation of a minimally invasive approach to L5-S1 extraforaminal lumbar disc herniations utilizing a tubular retractor with microscopic visualization...
  66. doi request reprint Spinal deformity and Parkinson disease: a treatment algorithm
    Cheerag D Upadhyaya
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E5. 2010
    ..The authors review the literature on the treatment of spinal deformity in patients with Parkinson disease (PD) and formulate a treatment algorithm...
  67. doi request reprint Mini-open removal of extradural foraminal tumors of the lumbar spine
    Daniel C Lu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 10:46-50. 2009
    ..Extradural foraminal neoplasms can be safely and effectively treated with mini-open techniques. Reductions in blood loss, hospitalization, and tissue disruption may be potential benefits of this approach...
  68. doi request reprint Diseases of the odontoid and craniovertebral junction with management by endoscopic approaches
    Jau Ching Wu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Room M779, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 44:1029-42. 2011
    ..This article reviews common pathologies of the CVJ and surgical approaches, and provides an evidence-based analysis of whether endoscopic approaches reduce velopharyngeal insufficiency...
  69. doi request reprint Removal of ossified ligamentum flavum via a minimally invasive surgical approach
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco Spine Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E7. 2008
    ..This approach enables complete decompression of the spinal canal while minimizing nerve, vascular, and musculoskeletal disruption, thus maintaining the native biomechanical disposition of the intact vertebral column...
  70. pmc Cervical artificial disc replacement versus fusion in the cervical spine: a systematic review comparing long-term follow-up results from two FDA trials
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Evid Based Spine Care J 3:59-66. 2012
    ..More studies with long-term follow-up are warranted...
  71. ncbi request reprint Concepts of surgical correction-segmental derotation and translation techniques
    John H Chi
    Division of Neurospinal Disorders, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:325-8. 2007
    ..Both maneuvers have become popularized to obtain triplanar correction using segmental instrumentation. In this article, the authors discuss and illustrate segmental derotation and translation techniques...
  72. doi request reprint Rotational vertebral artery occlusion-series of 9 cases
    Daniel C Lu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:1066-72; discussion 1072. 2010
    ..Rotational vertebral artery syndrome (RVAS) is a rare entity about which previously published studies are mostly limited to individual case reports...
  73. doi request reprint Classification systems for adolescent and adult scoliosis
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:16-24. 2008
    ..To review current classification systems for adolescent and adult scoliosis...
  74. ncbi request reprint Chance fracture of the second thoracic vertebra: case illustration
    Sanjay S Dhall
    Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Trauma 60:922. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint Split spinal cord malformation in an elderly patient: case report
    Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Surg Neurol 61:201-3; discussion 203. 2004
    ..This case highlights the need to consider split cord malformation and tethered cord in the differential diagnosis not only for adults but also the elderly presenting with back pain, scoliosis, and difficulty walking...
  76. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of a double-threaded pedicle screw in elderly vertebrae
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 15:64-8. 2002
    ..54) were not statistically different for the two screw types. It is concluded that a second, smaller inner thread on a double-threaded pedicle screw does not translate into either increased bone purchase or higher pull-out strengths...
  77. ncbi request reprint Analysis of operative complications in a series of 471 anterior lumbar interbody fusion procedures
    Rick C Sasso
    Indiana Spine Group, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:670-4. 2005
    ..This retrospective review compares the intraoperative and perioperative complications associated with the placement of threaded devices and nonthreaded devices used in anterior lumbar interbody fusions...
  78. ncbi request reprint Postlaminectomy cervical deformity
    Harel Deutsch
    Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E5. 2003
    ..When postlaminectomy kyphosis does occur, surgical correction is often required and performed via an anterior, posterior, or combined approach. The authors discuss the indications for surgical approaches as well as clinical results...
  79. ncbi request reprint Benign sacral tumors
    Harel Deutsch
    Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E14. 2003
    ..Chordomas along as well as tumors such as chondrosarcomas, osteosarcomas, myxopapillary ependymomas, myelomas, and Ewing sarcomas are considered malignant. In this article the authors focus on benign sacral tumors...
  80. ncbi request reprint Recurrent subdural hematoma caused by cerebrospinal fluid leakage. Case report
    Junichi Mizuno
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Aichi Medical University, Aichi, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:183-5. 2006
    ..Recurrent SDH, caused by spontaneous CSF leakage through a lumbar CSF fistula, is extremely rare. In cases of recurrent SDH, radiographic workup with spinal CT myelography should be considered...
  81. doi request reprint Nucleus replacement technologies
    Domagoj Coric
    Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates, Charlotte, North Carolina 28207, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:115-20. 2008
    ..Further clinical investigation with well-designed prospective, randomized pivotal trials is needed to determine the efficacy of nucleus replacement in the treatment of lumbar DDD, as well as its ideal indications...
  82. ncbi request reprint Similarity in the fatigue behavior of trabecular bone across site and species
    Sean M Haddock
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, 6175 Etcheverry Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 1740, USA
    J Biomech 37:181-7. 2004
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