- Commentary: Diagnostic tests for chronic low back pain-a dismal scienceConor W O'Neill
California Spine Diagnostics, 2100 Webster St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA Electronic address
Spine J 13:113-5. 2013..COMMENTARY ON: Willems PC, Staal JB, Walenkamp GHIM, de Bie RA. Spinal fusion for chronic low back pain: systematic review on the accuracy of tests for patient selection. Spine J 2013;13:99-109 (in this issue)...
- Percutaneous plasma decompression alters cytokine expression in injured porcine intervertebral discsConor W O'Neill
Department of Radiology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Spine J 4:88-98. 2004..Clinical data suggest discectomy may also help patients with contained discs and no clear neural compromise. However, the mechanisms of clinical efficacy are uncertain, and consequently bases for treatment optimization are limited...
- Subgroups of positive discs on discographyConor O'Neill
Spinal Diagnostics and Treatment Center, Daly City, CA, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2134-9. 2004..Retrospective study of pressure-controlled discography (PCD) in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP)...
- Accuracy of MRI for diagnosis of discogenic painConor O'Neill
California Spine Diagnostics, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Pain Physician 11:311-26. 2008..Previous studies have compared MRI parameters to the results from discography. However, none have evaluated the overall diagnostic performance of MRI, taking into account that many MRI characteristics may be correlated...
- Modic changes and intradiscal steroidsConor O'Neill
California Spine Diagnostics, 2100 Webster St, Suite 518, San Francisco, CA 94115 2373, USA
Spine J 11:109-10. 2011..Commentary on: Cao P, Jiang L, Zhuang C, et al. Intradiscal injection therapy for degenerative chronic discogenic low back pain with end plate Modic changes. Spine J 2011;11:100-106 (in this issue)...