Richard L Skolasky

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Psychometric properties of the patient activation measure among multimorbid older adults
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 601 North Caroline Street JHOC 5244, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:457-78. 2011
  2. pmc A novel computerized functional assessment for human immunodeficiency virus-associated neurocognitive disorder
    Liana S Rosenthal
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    J Neurovirol 19:432-41. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Functional recovery in lumbar spine surgery: a controlled trial of health behavior change counseling to improve outcomes
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:207-17. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint rhBMP use in cervical spine surgery: associated factors and in-hospital complications
    Amit Jain
    c o Elaine P Henze, BJ, ELS, Medical Editor and Director, Editorial Services, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, A665, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780 E mail address ehe
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:617-23. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Cervical Spine Outcomes Questionnaire and its relationship to standard assessment tools used in spine research
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 601 North Caroline Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine J 7:174-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Clinical results and functional outcomes of primary and revision spinal deformity surgery in adults
    Hamid Hassanzadeh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, A665, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1413-9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Predicting health-utility scores from the Cervical Spine Outcomes Questionnaire in a multicenter nationwide study of anterior cervical spine surgery
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2211-6. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Patient activation and functional recovery in persons undergoing spine surgery
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, A665, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1665-71. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The effects of hospital and surgeon volume on postoperative complications after LumbarSpine surgery
    Payam Farjoodi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2069-75. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The timing of surgical staging has a significant impact on the complications and functional outcomes of adult spinal deformity surgery
    Hamid Hassanzadeh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, 601 N Caroline Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine J 13:1717-22. 2013

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Publications49

  1. pmc Psychometric properties of the patient activation measure among multimorbid older adults
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 601 North Caroline Street JHOC 5244, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:457-78. 2011
    ..Latent class analysis was used to evaluate the theoretical four-stage structure of patient activation...
  2. pmc A novel computerized functional assessment for human immunodeficiency virus-associated neurocognitive disorder
    Liana S Rosenthal
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    J Neurovirol 19:432-41. 2013
    ..These results suggest the CAMCI could be a useful objective performance-based functional assessment in patients with HIV. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Functional recovery in lumbar spine surgery: a controlled trial of health behavior change counseling to improve outcomes
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:207-17. 2013
    ..The HBCC provides a model for conducting health behavioral research in a real-world setting. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint rhBMP use in cervical spine surgery: associated factors and in-hospital complications
    Amit Jain
    c o Elaine P Henze, BJ, ELS, Medical Editor and Director, Editorial Services, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, A665, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780 E mail address ehe
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:617-23. 2014
    ..Our study goals were to analyze how patient, surgical, and institutional factors influenced rhBMP use in cervical spinal fusion surgery and to examine the cervical-spine-specific in-hospital complications associated with rhBMP use...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Cervical Spine Outcomes Questionnaire and its relationship to standard assessment tools used in spine research
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 601 North Caroline Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine J 7:174-9. 2007
    ..The Cervical Spine Outcomes Questionnaire (CSOQ), a disease-specific outcomes instrument, has not been systematically compared with the Short Form-36 (SF-36) or the Neck Disability Index (NDI)...
  6. doi request reprint Clinical results and functional outcomes of primary and revision spinal deformity surgery in adults
    Hamid Hassanzadeh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, A665, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1413-9. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Predicting health-utility scores from the Cervical Spine Outcomes Questionnaire in a multicenter nationwide study of anterior cervical spine surgery
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2211-6. 2011
    ..Cross-sectional analysis of the Cervical Spine Research Society Outcomes Study, a longitudinal multicenter cohort study...
  8. doi request reprint Patient activation and functional recovery in persons undergoing spine surgery
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, A665, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1665-71. 2011
    ..Our goal was to determine the association between preoperative patient activation and functional recovery after lumbar spine surgery...
  9. doi request reprint The effects of hospital and surgeon volume on postoperative complications after LumbarSpine surgery
    Payam Farjoodi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2069-75. 2011
    ..Retrospective review...
  10. doi request reprint The timing of surgical staging has a significant impact on the complications and functional outcomes of adult spinal deformity surgery
    Hamid Hassanzadeh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, 601 N Caroline Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine J 13:1717-22. 2013
    ..To our knowledge, the effect of the staging regimen on the surgical outcome in patients undergoing combined anterior/posterior surgery for the treatment of spinal deformity has not been previously studied...
  11. pmc Longitudinal neuropsychological test performance among HIV seropositive individuals in Uganda
    Ned Sacktor
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Neurovirol 19:48-56. 2013
    ..Possible reasons for this include practice effects among the no-ART group as well as improvements in their mood and overall quality of life...
  12. doi request reprint The relationship between pain and depressive symptoms after lumbar spine surgery
    Richard L Skolasky
    Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    Pain 153:2092-6. 2012
    ..We found that most individuals experienced clinically important reductions in pain after surgery. We concluded that those whose pain level was reduced at 6 months were more likely to experience a reduction in depressive symptoms...
  13. doi request reprint Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion versus cervical disc arthroplasty: current state and trends in treatment for cervical disc pathology
    Sergiy O Nesterenko
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1470-4. 2012
    ..Epidemiologic study using national administrative data...
  14. doi request reprint Impact of nonoperative treatment, vertebroplasty, and kyphoplasty on survival and morbidity after vertebral compression fracture in the medicare population
    Andrew T Chen
    c o Elaine P Henze, BJ, ELS, Medical Editor and Director, Editorial Services, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, A665, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780 E mail address for R L Skolasky
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1729-36. 2013
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study of two magnetic resonance spectroscopy techniques in individuals with HIV dementia
    Ned Sacktor
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 21:325-33. 2005
    ..To evaluate single-voxel proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (SV-MRS) and magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) metabolite results in individuals with HIV dementia...
  16. ncbi request reprint The pathology of Rasmussen syndrome: stages of cortical involvement and neuropathological studies in 45 hemispherectomies
    Carlos A Pardo
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Epilepsia 45:516-26. 2004
    ..To characterize the profile of cortical involvement in RS, we studied the pathological changes in the cerebral cortex of 45 hemispherectomies performed at Johns Hopkins Hospital between 1985 and 2002...
  17. ncbi request reprint A programmable prompting device improves adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected subjects with memory impairment
    Adriana S A Andrade
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:875-82. 2005
    ..Virological and immunological responses were not related to DMAS use in memory-impaired subjects.Conclusion. The DMAS prompting device improved adherence for memory-impaired subjects but not for memory-intact subjects...
  18. doi request reprint Progression of low back and lower extremity pain in a cohort of patients with achondroplasia
    Michael C Ain
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 2780, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:335-40. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the natural history of pain associated with spinal stenosis in individuals with achondroplasia and to characterize pain patterns and associated functional and psychological effects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Surface electromyographic recording of volitional activity: a technique to detect partial motor conduction block
    Vinay Chaudhry
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 601 North Caroline Street, JHOC 5072 A, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Muscle Nerve 27:590-4. 2003
    ..Further study of this novel technique is necessary...
  20. doi request reprint Insurance status, geography, race, and ethnicity as predictors of anterior cervical spine surgery rates and in-hospital mortality: an examination of United States trends from 1992 to 2005
    Hassan Alosh
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 601 North Caroline Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1956-62. 2009
    ..Retrospective cross-sectional study...
  21. pmc HIV subtype D is associated with dementia, compared with subtype A, in immunosuppressed individuals at risk of cognitive impairment in Kampala, Uganda
    Ned Sacktor
    Departments of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:780-6. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between HIV subtype and the severity of HIV-associated cognitive impairment among individuals initiating antiretroviral therapy in Uganda...
  22. ncbi request reprint Etiology of perfusion-diffusion magnetic resonance imaging mismatch patterns
    Lucas Restrepo
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neuroimaging 15:254-60. 2005
    ..The authors therefore investigated the etiology of brain ischemia in patients with different DWI/PWI patterns...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sturge-Weber syndrome: altered blood vessel fibronectin expression and morphology
    Anne M Comi
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Child Neurol 20:572-7. 2005
    ..Altered blood vessel fibronectin expression in Sturge-Weber syndrome could contribute to abnormal vascular structure and function in this disorder...
  24. pmc Longitudinal psychomotor speed performance in human immunodeficiency virus-seropositive individuals: impact of age and serostatus
    Ned Sacktor
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurovirol 16:335-41. 2010
    ..Mild neurocognitive changes over time among older HIV+ individuals are likely to reflect age associated pathophysiological mechanisms including cerebrovascular risk factors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dysphagia after anterior cervical decompression and fusion: prevalence and risk factors from a longitudinal cohort study
    Lee H Riley
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2564-9. 2005
    ..Retrospective analysis of the incidence and prevalence of dysphagia after anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF)...
  26. ncbi request reprint The International HIV Dementia Scale: a new rapid screening test for HIV dementia
    Ned C Sacktor
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    AIDS 19:1367-74. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of a new screening test for HIV dementia, the International HIV Dementia Scale (IHDS) in cohorts from the US and Uganda...
  27. ncbi request reprint Genu varum in achondroplasia
    Michael C Ain
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:375-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that fibular overgrowth does not correlate with the severity of genu varum...
  28. ncbi request reprint Progression of HIV-associated dementia treated with HAART
    Ryan H Dougherty
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    AIDS Read 12:69-74. 2002
    ..3). Age, ethnicity, gender, adherence, and predicted CNS penetrance of HAART were not associated with improved outcomes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Platelet decline: an avenue for investigation into the pathogenesis of human immunodeficiency virus -associated dementia
    Lynn M Wachtman
    Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7609, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:1264-72. 2007
    ..The identification of biomarkers identifying onset of human immunodeficiency virus-associated dementia (HIV-D) is critical for diagnosis and the elucidation of pathophysiologic pathways...
  30. doi request reprint Patient activation and adherence to physical therapy in persons undergoing spine surgery
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E784-91. 2008
    ..Prospective longitudinal study...
  31. ncbi request reprint Thromboembolic complications in children after spinal fusion surgery
    Amit Jain
    From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:1325-9. 2014
    ..Retrospective review...
  32. pmc HIV subtype is not associated with dementia among individuals with moderate and advanced immunosuppression in Kampala, Uganda
    Ned Sacktor
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 301 Building, Suite 2100, 4940 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD, 21224, USA
    Metab Brain Dis 29:261-8. 2014
    ..There was no association between HIV subtype and dementia among HIV+ individuals with moderate and advanced immunosuppression. Future studies should be performed to confirm these results...
  33. doi request reprint Increased fracture risk and low bone mineral density in patients with loeys-dietz syndrome
    Eric W Tan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 161:1910-4. 2013
    ..The lowest Z- and T-scores were not associated with an increased number of fractures. Patients with Loeys-Dietz syndrome have a high risk of fracture and a high incidence of low bone mineral density...
  34. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic utility of the subjective peripheral neuropathy screen in HIV-infected persons with peripheral sensory polyneuropathy
    Anita B Venkataramana
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Read 15:341-4, 348-9, 354. 2005
    ..The SPNS appears to be a useful screening tool for HIV-associated sensory neuropathies; it has a high specificity and a good positive predictive value...
  35. pmc Assessment of presurgical psychological screening in patients undergoing spine surgery: use and clinical impact
    Arthur K Young
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    J Spinal Disord Tech 27:76-9. 2014
    ..Prospective survey...
  36. doi request reprint Diagnostic errors in orthopedic surgery: evaluation of resident documentation of neurovascular examinations for orthopedic trauma patients
    Eric W Tan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:60-8. 2013
    ..The element most often documented completely was the sensory examination. Increased examiner experience was significantly associated with decreased sensory and vascular documentation...
  37. doi request reprint Laminectomy in patients with achondroplasia: the impact of time to surgery on long-term function
    Emily Streyer Carlisle
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:886-92. 2011
    ..Retrospective analysis, survey...
  38. pmc Psychometric properties of the Patient Activation Measure among individuals presenting for elective lumbar spine surgery
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:1357-66. 2009
    ..An individual's propensity to engage in adaptive health and rehabilitation behaviors may account for variation in postsurgical outcome...
  39. doi request reprint Minimum clinically important differences in the Cervical Spine Outcomes Questionnaire: results from a national multicenter study of patients treated with anterior cervical decompression and arthrodesis
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, A665, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1294-300. 2011
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Scoliosis in adults aged forty years and older: prevalence and relationship to age, race, and gender
    Khaled M Kebaish
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:731-6. 2011
    ..Retrospective study...
  41. pmc A comparison of performance-based measures of function in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders
    Nishiena S Gandhi
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neurovirol 17:159-65. 2011
    ..Newer measures of functional performance can be used to objectively evaluate functional impairment in HAND and validate different levels of HAND...
  42. doi request reprint Immune reconstitution is not a prognostic factor in progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
    Daniel M Harrison
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neuroimmunol 238:81-6. 2011
    ..05). Improved prognosis was seen with higher cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) white blood cell counts and protein levels, but not for gadolinium enhancement and there were no differences in survival for PML versus PML-IRIS...
  43. ncbi request reprint Agreement between surgeons and an independent panel with respect to surgical site fusion after single-level anterior cervical spine surgery: a prospective, multicenter study
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E503-6. 2006
    ..Prospective multicenter cohort study...
  44. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction in the cervical spine research society outcomes study: relationship to improved clinical outcome
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    Spine J 9:232-9. 2009
    ..Satisfaction is a key indicator of how health care has met patient expectations...
  45. ncbi request reprint The presentation, incidence, etiology, and treatment of surgical site infections after spinal surgery
    Albert F Pull ter Gunne
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1323-8. 2010
    ..Descriptive, retrospective cohort analysis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Lumbar fusion in achondroplasia: does fusion to the sacrum affect function?
    Kevin W Farmer
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:476-80. 2009
    ..Stenosis and kyphosis are common in achondroplasia, often requiring lumbar fusion, sometimes to the sacrum. The purpose of this study was to determine the functional effect of lumbar fusion to the sacrum in patients with achondroplasia...
  47. doi request reprint Influence of perioperative resuscitation status on postoperative spine surgery complications
    Albert F Pull ter Gunne
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 601 N Caroline St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine J 10:129-35. 2010
    ..Their use has been extended to other patient groups. In adult spine surgery, ongoing postoperative blood losses and soft-tissue trauma may make these patients not appropriate for restrictive transfusion practices...
  48. ncbi request reprint Abeta deposition is associated with enhanced cortical alpha-synuclein lesions in Lewy body diseases
    Olga Pletnikova
    Department of Pathology Neuropathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Ross Building 558, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:1183-92. 2005
    ..This suggests that Abeta enhances the development of cortical alpha-synuclein lesions in cases of PD...
  49. pmc Reverse total shoulder replacement: intraoperative and early postoperative complications
    Carl Wierks
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:225-34. 2009
    ..Our complication rate was higher than published rates. Level of Evidence: Level II, prognostic study. See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...