Ali Bydon

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Treatment of spinal synovial cysts
    Mohamad Bydon
    Department of Neurological Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    World Neurosurg 79:375-80. 2013
  2. pmc Lumbar discal cyst causing bilateral radiculopathy
    Kwak Hyung-Jun
    Department of Neurosurgery, Dong Gwang Ju Woori Hospital, Gwangju, Korea
    Surg Neurol Int 2:21. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Recurrent back and leg pain and cyst reformation after surgical resection of spinal synovial cysts: systematic review of reported postoperative outcomes
    Ali Bydon
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Spine J 10:820-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Harvey Cushing, the spine surgeon: the surgical treatment of Pott disease
    Ali Bydon
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1420-5. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Surgical mystery: where is the missing pituitary rongeur tip?
    Ali Bydon
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E867-72. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Factors associated with recurrent back pain and cyst recurrence after surgical resection of one hundred ninety-five spinal synovial cysts: analysis of one hundred sixty-seven consecutive cases
    Risheng Xu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1044-53. 2010
  7. doi request reprint En bloc resection of sacral chordomas aided by frameless stereotactic image guidance: a technical note
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:82-7; discussion 87-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Transthoracic surgical treatment for centrally located thoracic disc herniations presenting with myelopathy: a 5-year institutional experience
    Selim Ayhan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:79-88. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Posterior-only approach for en bloc sacrectomy: clinical outcomes in 36 consecutive patients
    Michelle J Clarke
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:357-64; discussion 364. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Preoperative radiographic factors and surgeon experience are associated with cortical breach of C2 pedicle screws
    Hassan Alosh
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:9-14. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Treatment of spinal synovial cysts
    Mohamad Bydon
    Department of Neurological Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    World Neurosurg 79:375-80. 2013
    ..Spinal synovial cysts are a known cause of back pain and radiculopathy. With the advent of high-resolution imaging techniques, synovial cysts are increasingly diagnosed. There are a variety of treatment options for these lesions...
  2. pmc Lumbar discal cyst causing bilateral radiculopathy
    Kwak Hyung-Jun
    Department of Neurosurgery, Dong Gwang Ju Woori Hospital, Gwangju, Korea
    Surg Neurol Int 2:21. 2011
    ..To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first reported case of discal cyst resulting in bilateral radiculopathy...
  3. doi request reprint Recurrent back and leg pain and cyst reformation after surgical resection of spinal synovial cysts: systematic review of reported postoperative outcomes
    Ali Bydon
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Spine J 10:820-6. 2010
    ..However, the role for concomitant fusion and the incidence of recurrent back pain and recurrent cyst formation after surgery remain unclear...
  4. doi request reprint Harvey Cushing, the spine surgeon: the surgical treatment of Pott disease
    Ali Bydon
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1420-5. 2011
    ..Review of historical archival records...
  5. doi request reprint Surgical mystery: where is the missing pituitary rongeur tip?
    Ali Bydon
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E867-72. 2010
    ..Case report...
  6. doi request reprint Factors associated with recurrent back pain and cyst recurrence after surgical resection of one hundred ninety-five spinal synovial cysts: analysis of one hundred sixty-seven consecutive cases
    Risheng Xu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1044-53. 2010
    ..Retrospective study...
  7. doi request reprint En bloc resection of sacral chordomas aided by frameless stereotactic image guidance: a technical note
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:82-7; discussion 87-8. 2012
    ..However, obtaining negative margins can be technically challenging. Intraoperative navigation may be helpful in attempting an excision with negative margins...
  8. doi request reprint Transthoracic surgical treatment for centrally located thoracic disc herniations presenting with myelopathy: a 5-year institutional experience
    Selim Ayhan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:79-88. 2010
    ..Retrospective review...
  9. doi request reprint Posterior-only approach for en bloc sacrectomy: clinical outcomes in 36 consecutive patients
    Michelle J Clarke
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:357-64; discussion 364. 2012
    ..However, we have found that en bloc resection and biomechanical reconstruction of the spinal column is possible from a posterior-only approach in many cases...
  10. doi request reprint Preoperative radiographic factors and surgeon experience are associated with cortical breach of C2 pedicle screws
    Hassan Alosh
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:9-14. 2010
    ..A retrospective review study...
  11. doi request reprint Ability of electromyographic monitoring to determine the presence of malpositioned pedicle screws in the lumbosacral spine: analysis of 2450 consecutively placed screws
    Scott L Parker
    The Johns Hopkins Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 15:130-5. 2011
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Surgical resection plus adjuvant radiotherapy is superior to surgery or radiotherapy alone in the prevention of neurological decline in a rat metastatic spinal tumor model
    Beril Gok
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:346-51; discussion 351. 2008
    ..We compared the efficacy of surgery, radiotherapy, or surgery plus adjuvant radiotherapy in a rat model of metastatic epidural spinal cord compression...
  13. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of translaminar versus pedicle screws at T1 and T2 in long subaxial cervical constructs
    Matthew J McGirt
    Department of Neurosurgery, Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:167-72; discussion 172. 2009
    ..The first in vitro biomechanical investigation comparing the immediate and postcyclical rigidities of thoracic translaminar versus pedicle screws in posterior constructs crossing the cervicothoracic junction (CTJ)...
  14. doi request reprint Safety of spinal decompression using an ultrasonic bone curette compared with a high-speed drill: outcomes in 337 patients
    Mohamad Bydon
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:627-33. 2013
    ..To date, however, few studies have investigated the safety and efficacy of the ultrasonic bone curette in reducing the rates of incidental durotomy compared with the high-speed drill...
  15. doi request reprint Three-level en bloc spondylectomy for chordoma
    Michelle J Clarke
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:325-33; discussion 333. 2011
    ..However, these procedures often are complex and require the surgeon to plan a procedure that results in negative tumor margins, protects vital neurovascular structures, and concludes with a viable biomechanical reconstruction...
  16. doi request reprint Trans-foraminal versus posterior lumbar interbody fusion: comparison of surgical morbidity
    Vivek A Mehta
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurol Res 33:38-42. 2011
    ..We review our experience with TLIF versus PLIF to compare operative complications...
  17. doi request reprint Surgical management of cervical spondylotic myelopathy with laminectomy and instrumented fusion
    Beril Gok
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neurol Res 31:1097-101. 2009
    ..This work's purpose is to retrospectively review our experience in patients who underwent laminectomy with instrumented fusion for CSM and to assess the neurological and radiological outcomes of patients treated with this technique...
  18. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison between C-7 lateral mass and pedicle screws in subaxial cervical constructs. Presented at the 2009 Joint Spine Meeting. Laboratory investigation
    Risheng Xu
    Medical Scientist Training Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:688-94. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct the first in vitro biomechanical comparison of immediate and postcyclical rigidities of C-7 lateral mass versus C-7 pedicle screws in posterior C4-7 constructs...
  19. doi request reprint Short-term progressive spinal deformity following laminoplasty versus laminectomy for resection of intradural spinal tumors: analysis of 238 patients
    Matthew J McGirt
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:1005-12. 2010
    ..We set out to determine whether the use of laminoplasty (LP) vs laminectomy (LM) has reduced the incidence of subsequent spinal deformity following intradural tumor resection at our institution...
  20. doi request reprint The impact of insurance status on outcomes after surgery for spinal metastases
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Children s Hospital of Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 118:4833-41. 2012
    ..However, to the authors' knowledge, this is the first study to evaluate variables that may explain differences based on payer type in the outcomes after surgery for spinal metastases...
  21. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of minimally invasive versus open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis associated low-back and leg pain over two years
    Scott L Parker
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    World Neurosurg 78:178-84. 2012
    ..As such, we set out to assess previously unstudied end points of health care cost and cost-utility associated with MIS- versus open-TLIF...
  22. doi request reprint 5-Level spondylectomy for en bloc resection of thoracic chordoma: case report
    Daniel M Sciubba
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:onsE248-55; discussion onsE255-6. 2011
    ..We report the first case involving a patient with a large chordoma of the thoracic spine who underwent a successful 5-level spondylectomy with bilateral chest wall resection for en bloc resection without neurologic compromise...
  23. doi request reprint Bilateral traumatic dislocation without fracture of the lumbosacral junction: case report and review of the literature
    Risheng Xu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E662-8. 2011
    ..Case report...
  24. doi request reprint Incidence of spinal deformity after resection of intramedullary spinal cord tumors in children who underwent laminectomy compared with laminoplasty
    Matthew J McGirt
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 1:57-62. 2008
    ..The authors set out to determine whether laminoplasty in comparison with laminectomy has reduced the incidence of subsequent spinal deformity requiring fusion after IMSCT resection at their institution...
  25. doi request reprint Revision surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: surgical results and outcome
    Beril Gok
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:292-8; discussion 298. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess the neurological outcome, radiological outcome, and complications of patients undergoing additional or revision surgery for CSM...
  26. doi request reprint Long-term back pain after a single-level discectomy for radiculopathy: incidence and health care cost analysis
    Scott L Parker
    The Johns Hopkins Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 12:178-82. 2010
    ..The authors set out to determine the incidence of and the health care costs associated with mechanical back pain attributed to segmental degeneration or instability at the level of a prior discectomy performed at their institution...
  27. doi request reprint Intracranial hemorrhage after spine surgery
    Paul E Kaloostian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 19:370-80. 2013
    ..The authors describe the largest case series of 8 patients with intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) after spinal surgery and identify associated pre-, intra-, and postoperative risk factors in relation to outcome...
  28. doi request reprint The impact of weekend hospital admission on the timing of intervention and outcomes after surgery for spinal metastases
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:586-93. 2012
    ..Many studies have found that patients admitted on the weekend have inferior outcomes compared with those admitted on a weekday, which may be due partially to decreased availability of procedures...
  29. doi request reprint Renal osteodystrophy: neurosurgical considerations and challenges
    Anand Veeravagu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 78:191.E23-33. 2012
    ..Patients with DSA have a higher incidence of osteoporosis and poor bone mineral density, which may place them at greater risk of atraumatic fractures, instrumentation failure, and neurologic compromise...
  30. doi request reprint Microdiscectomy improves pain-associated depression, somatic anxiety, and mental well-being in patients with herniated lumbar disc
    Richard Lebow
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:306-11; discussion 311. 2012
    ..The effects of lumbar discectomy on pain, disability, and physical quality of life are well described. The effects of discectomy on emotional distress and mental well-being are less well understood...
  31. doi request reprint Effect of hyperglycemia on progressive paraparesis in a rat etastatic spinal tumor model
    Matthew J McGirt
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 10:9-15. 2009
    ..The goal in this study was to determine whether experimentally induced hyperglycemia accelerates neurological decline in an established animal model of MESCC...
  32. doi request reprint Factors associated with progression-free survival and long-term neurological outcome after resection of intramedullary spinal cord tumors: analysis of 101 consecutive cases
    Giannina L Garcés-Ambrossi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:591-9. 2009
    ..However, factors associated with tumor resectability, tumor recurrence, and long-term neurological outcome are poorly understood...
  33. doi request reprint Accuracy of free-hand pedicle screws in the thoracic and lumbar spine: analysis of 6816 consecutive screws
    Scott L Parker
    Johns Hopkins Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:170-8; discussion 178. 2011
    ..Although intraoperative fluoroscopy and stereotactic-guided techniques slightly increase placement accuracy, they are also associated with increased radiation exposure to patient and surgeon as well as increased operative time...
  34. doi request reprint "No clinical puzzles more interesting": Harvey Cushing and spinal trauma, the Johns Hopkins Hospital 1896-1912
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:420-30; discussion 430. 2011
    ..These cases illustrate Cushing's dedication to and rapport with his patients, even in the face of a dismal prognosis...
  35. doi request reprint Thoracic vertebrectomy and spinal reconstruction via anterior, posterior, or combined approaches: clinical outcomes in 91 consecutive patients with metastatic spinal tumors
    Risheng Xu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:272-84. 2009
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Evaluation of factors associated with postoperative infection following sacral tumor resection
    Daniel M Sciubba
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:593-9. 2008
    ..To identify potential risk factors, a review of clinical outcomes for sacral tumor resections over the past 5 years at a single institution was completed, paying special attention to procedure-related complications...
  37. doi request reprint Recurrent disc herniation and long-term back pain after primary lumbar discectomy: review of outcomes reported for limited versus aggressive disc removal
    Matthew J McGirt
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:338-44; discussion 344-5. 2009
    ..We reviewed the literature to determine whether outcomes reported after limited discectomy (LD) differed from those reported after aggressive discectomy (AD) with regard to long-term back pain or recurrent disc herniation...
  38. doi request reprint Thromboembolic events and spinal surgery
    Kyriakos Papadimitriou
    The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, 550 North Broadway Street, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 19:1617-21. 2012
    ..Inferior vena cava filters may be a safe and effective method to prevent thromboembolic episodes in this patient cohort when chemoprophylaxis and mechanical compression is contraindicated...
  39. doi request reprint Adjuvant treatment with locally delivered OncoGel delays the onset of paresis after surgical resection of experimental spinal column metastasis
    Beril Gok
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:193-9; discussion 199-200. 2009
    ..West Valley City, UT) into the tumor resection cavity at the time of surgery would improve the efficacy of surgical resection with or without external beam radiotherapy (XRT) in a rat model of spinal column metastases...
  40. doi request reprint Neurological outcome after surgical management of adult tethered cord syndrome
    Giannina L Garcés-Ambrossi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:304-9. 2009
    ....
  41. doi request reprint A rat model of metastatic spinal cord compression using human prostate adenocarcinoma: histopathological and functional analysis
    Rachel Sarabia-Estrada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Meyer 7 109, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine J 13:1597-606. 2013
    ..It is estimated that up to 30% of patients with cancer will develop metastatic disease, the spine being one of the most frequently affected sites in patients with prostate cancer...
  42. doi request reprint Preoperative Zung depression scale predicts patient satisfaction independent of the extent of improvement after revision lumbar surgery
    Owoicho Adogwa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 4347 Village at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN 37232 8618, USA
    Spine J 13:501-6. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that patient psychiatric profiles influence reported satisfaction with care, independent of surgical effectiveness...
  43. doi request reprint Adjacent segment disease after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in a large series
    Mohamad Bydon
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, and Medical Scientist Training Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Neurosurgery 74:139-46. 2014
    ..Adjacent segment disease (ASD) development is known to occur after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF)...
  44. doi request reprint Reconstruction of extensive defects from posterior en bloc resection of sacral tumors with human acellular dermal matrix and gluteus maximus myocutaneous flaps
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:1240-7. 2011
    ..However, reconstruction of the resultant extensive soft-tissue defects is challenging because a vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap is not harvested...
  45. doi request reprint A novel animal model of human breast cancer metastasis to the spine: a pilot study using intracardiac injection and luciferase-expressing cells
    Patricia Zadnik
    Departments of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:217-25. 2013
    ..New animal models that accurately recapitulate the human disease process are needed to study the behavior of metastases in real time...
  46. doi request reprint The impact of provider volume on the outcomes after surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital Children s Hospital Boston Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:1346-53; discussion 1353-4. 2012
    ..Investigation into the provider volume-outcomes association for patients undergoing spine surgery has been limited...
  47. doi request reprint En bloc excisions of chordomas in the cervical spine: review of five consecutive cases with more than 4-year follow-up
    Patrick C Hsieh
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1581-7. 2011
    ..Retrospective case series of five consecutive patients...
  48. doi request reprint Delayed onset of paralysis and slowed tumor growth following in situ placement of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein 2 within spine tumors in a rat model of metastatic breast cancer
    Camilo A Molina
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:365-72. 2012
    ..In this study, the authors hypothesized that rhBMP-2 placed in an intraosseous spine tumor in the rat could suppress tumor and delay the onset of paresis in such animals...
  49. doi request reprint "Fulfilling the chief of his duties as a physician": Harvey Cushing, selective dorsal rhizotomy and elective spine surgery for quality of life
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:421-7. 2011
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Prevention of facial pressure ulcers using the Mayfield clamp for sacral tumor resection
    C Rory Goodwin
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:85-7. 2011
    ..The authors find that this technique prevents the development of facial pressure ulcers, and it has the potential to be used in patients positioned in the Kraske position for other surgical procedures...
  51. doi request reprint Hemorrhagic synovial cyst: the possible role of initial trauma and subsequent microtrauma in its pathogenesis: case report
    Risheng Xu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:E858-65; discussion E865. 2011
    ..The pathogenesis of these cysts are unclear, and risk factors that may contribute to hemorrhagic complications are largely unknown...
  52. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy with anterior compression: a review of 67 cases
    Beril Gok
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:152-7. 2008
    ..The authors reviewed cases involving patients with CSM treated via an anterior approach, paying special attention to neurological outcome, fusion rates, and complications...
  53. doi request reprint Risk of infection following posterior instrumented lumbar fusion for degenerative spine disease in 817 consecutive cases
    Kaisorn L Chaichana
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Neurosurg Spine 20:45-52. 2014
    ..The overwhelming majority of these patients were treated effectively without hardware removal. ..
  54. doi request reprint Adjacent segment disease after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: clinical outcomes after first repeat surgery versus second repeat surgery
    Risheng Xu
    Department of Neurosurgery and Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD and Medical Scientist Training Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:120-6. 2014
    ..Retrospective clinical study...
  55. doi request reprint Predictors of ambulatory function after decompressive surgery for metastatic epidural spinal cord compression
    Kaisorn L Chaichana
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:683-92; discussion 683-92. 2008
    ..This study was designed to explore associations with maintaining and regaining ambulatory function after decompressive surgery for MESCC...
  56. ncbi request reprint Total L-5 spondylectomy and reconstruction of the lumbosacral junction. Technical note
    Gary L Gallia
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:103-11. 2007
    ..The authors conclude that this technique can be safely performed in appropriately selected patients with neoplasms involving L-5...
  57. doi request reprint Novel therapeutic targets in chordoma
    Mohamad Bydon
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Neurological Surgery, 600 N Wolfe St, Meyer 7 109, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Opin Ther Targets 16:1139-43. 2012
    ..Chordomas are malignant bone tumors arising from notochordal remnants. They most commonly occur at the sacrum, skull base, and spine. The gold standard treatment for these tumors is a combination of en-bloc resection and radiation therapy...
  58. doi request reprint The use of expandable cages in patients undergoing multilevel corpectomies for metastatic tumors in the cervical spine
    Ibrahim Omeis
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Orthopedics 33:87-92. 2010
    ....
  59. pmc The efficacy of minimally invasive discectomy compared with open discectomy: a meta-analysis of prospective randomized controlled trials
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital Children s Hospital of Boston Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:452-62. 2012
    ..The authors conducted a meta-analysis to evaluate complications and improvement in leg pain in patients with radiculopathy enrolled in RCTs comparing OD to MID...
  60. doi request reprint Endoscopic image-guided transcervical odontoidectomy: outcomes of 15 patients with basilar invagination
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:351-9; discussion 359-60. 2012
    ..Ventral decompression with posterior stabilization is the preferred treatment for symptomatic irreducible basilar invagination. Endoscopic image-guided transcervical odontoidectomy (ETO) may allow for decompression with limited morbidity...
  61. doi request reprint The impact of July hospital admission on outcome after surgery for spinal metastases at academic medical centers in the United States, 2005 to 2008
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Cancer 118:1429-38. 2012
    ..Moreover, the impact of July admission on the outcomes after surgery for spinal metastases has not been investigated...
  62. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of minimally invasive versus open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: 2-year assessment of narcotic use, return to work, disability, and quality of life
    Owoicho Adogwa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 24:479-84. 2011
    ..Retrospective cohort comparison between minimally invasive (MIS) and open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)...
  63. doi request reprint Spondylolysis of C-2 in 2 athletically active individuals
    Oren N Gottfried
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:17-23. 2010
    ..Surgery is reserved for patients who demonstrate severe instability or spinal cord compromise due to stenosis...
  64. doi request reprint "No performance in surgery more interesting and satisfactory": Harvey Cushing and his experience with spinal cord tumors at the Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:412-20. 2011
    ..Moreover, these cases illustrate the evolution that Harvey Cushing underwent as a spine surgeon...
  65. doi request reprint Epidural steroid injection resulting in epidural hematoma in a patient despite strict adherence to anticoagulation guidelines
    Risheng Xu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:358-64. 2009
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Spinal deformity after resection of cervical intramedullary spinal cord tumors in children
    Matthew J McGirt
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 3553 Newland Rd, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:735-9. 2008
    ..It remains unknown which subgroups of patients represent the greatest risk for progressive spinal deformity...
  67. doi request reprint Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for the treatment of vertebral compression fractures: an evidenced-based review of the literature
    Matthew J McGirt
    Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, The Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery, 600 N Wolfe Street, Meyer 8 161, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Spine J 9:501-8. 2009
    ..However, it remains debated whether VP or KP results in superior outcomes versus medical management alone in patients experiencing VCFs...
  68. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and demographics for primary vertebral tumors
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Street, Meyer 7 109, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:1-4. 2008
    ..Conversely, primary tumors of the vertebral column are relatively rare, comprising only 10% or less of all tumors to the spine. This article outlines benign and malignant tumors of the spine in children and adults...
  69. doi request reprint Perioperative challenges in the surgical management of ankylosing spondylitis
    Daniel M Sciubba
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 24:E10. 2008
    ..In this review the complications of AS are reviewed, and recommendations are provided to avoid problems during each stage of patient management...
  70. pmc A role for motor and somatosensory evoked potentials during anterior cervical discectomy and fusion for patients without myelopathy: Analysis of 57 consecutive cases
    Risheng Xu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Surg Neurol Int 2:133. 2011
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  71. doi request reprint Ossification of the ligamentum flavum in a Caucasian man
    Risheng Xu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:427-37. 2008
    ..The literature is then reviewed with regard to OLF epidemiology, pathogenesis, presentation, and treatment...
  72. doi request reprint The clinical significance of pneumorachis: a case report and review of the literature
    Kaisorn L Chaichana
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 68:736-44. 2010
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  73. pmc Are computed tomography scans adequate in assessing cervical spine pain following blunt trauma?
    Daniel M Sciubba
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Meyer Building 8 161, 600 Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Emerg Med J 24:803-4. 2007
    ..In this way, the use of dynamic radiographs following blunt cervical trauma should be considered an effective tool for managing acute cervical spine injury in the awake, alert, and neurologically intact patient with neck pain...
  74. doi request reprint Intraoperative indocyanine green angiography for obliteration of a spinal dural arteriovenous fistula
    Geoffrey P Colby
    Departments of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:705-9. 2009
    ..This report adds to the growing body of literature demonstrating the importance of ICG angiography in vascular neurosurgery of the spine...
  75. ncbi request reprint Development of scoliosis following intrathecally placed opioid pump for chronic low back pain
    Daniel M Sciubba
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E718-22. 2007
    ..Case report...
  76. ncbi request reprint Spinal epidural abscess: current diagnosis and management
    Gustavo Pradilla
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Meyer Building, Room 8 161, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 12:484-91. 2010
    ..A combination of targeted antibiotic therapy and prompt surgical decompression is recommended in most cases, although medical management alone can be effective in select patients under close monitoring...
  77. ncbi request reprint Improvement in neurological outcome after administration of atorvastatin following experimental intracerebral hemorrhage in rats
    Donald Seyfried
    Department of Neurosurgery, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:104-7. 2004
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