Dino Samartzis

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive spine surgery: a historical perspective
    Dino Samartzis
    Graduate Division, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 12138 3722, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 38:305-26; abstract v. 2007
  2. pmc Operative Management of a Sacral Gunshot Injury via Minimally Invasive Techniques and Instrumentation
    Francis Hao Tso Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Asian Spine J 7:44-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Ionizing radiation exposure and the development of soft-tissue sarcomas in atomic-bomb survivors
    Dino Samartzis
    Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:222-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The association of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration on magnetic resonance imaging with body mass index in overweight and obese adults: a population-based study
    Dino Samartzis
    University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Arthritis Rheum 64:1488-96. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposure to ionizing radiation and development of bone sarcoma: new insights based on atomic-bomb survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Dino Samartzis
    Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1008-15. 2011
  6. doi request reprint A population-based study of juvenile disc degeneration and its association with overweight and obesity, low back pain, and diminished functional status
    Dino Samartzis
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:662-70. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterization of graft subsidence in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with rigid anterior plate fixation
    Dino Samartzis
    Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:421-7. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Intervertebral disc degeneration: new insights based on "skipped" level disc pathology
    Kenneth M C Cheung
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Arthritis Rheum 62:2392-400. 2010
  9. pmc Superior odontoid migration in the Klippel-Feil patient
    Dino Samartzis
    Graduate Division, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Eur Spine J 16:1489-97. 2007
  10. doi request reprint The predictive value of the fulcrum bending radiograph in spontaneous apical vertebral derotation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Keith D K Luk
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E922-6. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive spine surgery: a historical perspective
    Dino Samartzis
    Graduate Division, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 12138 3722, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 38:305-26; abstract v. 2007
    ..This article provides a succinct historical perspective of the development of spine surgery from the more traditional, open procedures to the use of more "minimal access" or minimally invasive spine surgery procedures...
  2. pmc Operative Management of a Sacral Gunshot Injury via Minimally Invasive Techniques and Instrumentation
    Francis Hao Tso Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Asian Spine J 7:44-9. 2013
    ..The following is a brief case report of a 21-year-old male who sustained a gunshot injury to the sacrum who was managed operatively via minimally invasive spine surgery techniques and instrumentation...
  3. doi request reprint Ionizing radiation exposure and the development of soft-tissue sarcomas in atomic-bomb survivors
    Dino Samartzis
    Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:222-9. 2013
    ..The effects of lower levels of ionizing radiation on sarcoma development are unknown. This study addressed the role of low to moderately high levels of ionizing radiation exposure in the development of soft-tissue sarcoma...
  4. doi request reprint The association of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration on magnetic resonance imaging with body mass index in overweight and obese adults: a population-based study
    Dino Samartzis
    University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Arthritis Rheum 64:1488-96. 2012
    ..To investigate the association of being overweight or obese with the presence, extent, and severity of lumbar disc degeneration on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposure to ionizing radiation and development of bone sarcoma: new insights based on atomic-bomb survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Dino Samartzis
    Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1008-15. 2011
    ..However, the development of bone sarcoma following exposure to lower doses of ionizing radiation remains speculative...
  6. doi request reprint A population-based study of juvenile disc degeneration and its association with overweight and obesity, low back pain, and diminished functional status
    Dino Samartzis
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:662-70. 2011
    ..Consequently, the purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence, determinants, and clinical relevance associated with juvenile disc degeneration of the lumbar spine in individuals without spinal deformities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterization of graft subsidence in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with rigid anterior plate fixation
    Dino Samartzis
    Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:421-7. 2007
    ..This paper has shown that ACDF with tricortical bone grafts and rigid plating is associated with slight subsidence, graft load-sharing, high fusion rate, and excellent clinical outcome...
  8. doi request reprint Intervertebral disc degeneration: new insights based on "skipped" level disc pathology
    Kenneth M C Cheung
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Arthritis Rheum 62:2392-400. 2010
    ..To this end, we addressed the prevalence of and risk factors associated with a unique pattern of disc degeneration of the lumbar spine, "skipped" level (nonconsecutive) disc degeneration (SLDD)...
  9. pmc Superior odontoid migration in the Klippel-Feil patient
    Dino Samartzis
    Graduate Division, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Eur Spine J 16:1489-97. 2007
    ..This study suggests that as motion segments diminish and coronal cervical alignment is altered, the odontoid orientation is located more superiorly, which may increase the risk of neurologic sequelae...
  10. doi request reprint The predictive value of the fulcrum bending radiograph in spontaneous apical vertebral derotation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Keith D K Luk
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E922-6. 2012
    ..A prospective cohort study of Cobb angles (CA) and apical vertebral rotations (AVR) in 25 patients who had adolescent idiopathic scoliosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Natural history of spinal deformity in a patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: case report with 20-year follow-up
    Deepa Natarajan
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Spine J 11:e1-4. 2011
    ..The long-term natural history of the progression of spinal deformity, particularly scoliosis, and associated complications in EDS patients remains relatively unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Traumatic fracture-dislocation of C5 on C6 through a previously solid multilevel anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: a case report and review of the literature
    Douglas G Orndorff
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, P O Box 800159, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Spine J 6:55-60. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous instrumentation of the thoracic and lumbar spine
    D Greg Anderson
    Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 38:401-8; abstract vii. 2007
    ..This article reviews the operative concepts and techniques used to place percutaneous instrumentation in the thoracolumbar spine...
  14. doi request reprint ISSLS prize winner: prevalence, determinants, and association of Schmorl nodes of the lumbar spine with disc degeneration: a population-based study of 2449 individuals
    Florence P S Mok
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, 102 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1944-52. 2010
    ..A cross-sectional population-based magnetic resonance imaging study of Schmorl nodes (SN) in the lumbar spine...
  15. pmc Coronal deformity correction in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients using the fulcrum-bending radiograph: a prospective comparative analysis of the proximal thoracic, main thoracic, and thoracolumbar/lumbar curves
    Jingfeng Li
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, 168 Changhai Road, Shanghai, China
    Eur Spine J 20:105-11. 2011
    ..05). The FBR can be used to assist in the assessment of PT, MT, and TL/L curve corrections in AIS patients. When curve flexibility is taken into account by FBR, the ability of pedicle screws to correct PT, MT, and TL/L curves is the same...
  16. ncbi request reprint Faces of Spine Care: From the Clinic and Imaging Suite. Klippel-Feil syndrome and associated abnormalities: the necessity for a multidisciplinary approach in patient management
    Dino Samartzis
    Cambridge, MA, USA
    Spine J 7:135-7. 2007
  17. doi request reprint Are "patterns" of lumbar disc degeneration associated with low back pain?: new insights based on skipped level disc pathology
    Kenneth M C Cheung
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E430-8. 2012
    ..A cross-sectional, population-based cohort study...
  18. doi request reprint Magnetically controlled growing rods for severe spinal curvature in young children: a prospective case series
    Kenneth Man Chee Cheung
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Lancet 379:1967-74. 2012
    ..Such operations are costly and associated with negative psychosocial outcomes. We assessed the effectiveness and safety of a new magnetically controlled growing rod (MCGR) for non-invasive outpatient distractions...
  19. doi request reprint Genetics of lumbar disk degeneration: technology, study designs, and risk factors
    Patrick Yu Ping Kao
    Department of Biochemistry, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Orthop Clin North Am 42:479-86, vii. 2011
    ..With the rapid progress in genomic technologies, further advances in the genetics of LDD are expected in the next few years...
  20. doi request reprint Structure and biology of the intervertebral disk in health and disease
    Wilson C W Chan
    Department of Biochemistry, The University of Hong Kong, LKS Faculty of Medicine, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Orthop Clin North Am 42:447-64, vii. 2011
    ..This article focuses on various aspects of intervertebral disk biology and disruptions that could lead to diseases such as intervertebral disk degeneration...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sprengel's deformity in Klippel-Feil syndrome
    Dino Samartzis
    Graduate Division, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E512-6. 2007
    ..A retrospective study...
  22. ncbi request reprint Successful nonoperative treatment of a three-column thoracic fracture in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis: existence and clinical significance of the fourth column of the spine
    Francis H Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0159, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E423-7. 2007
    ..A case report...
  23. doi request reprint A revisitation of distractive-extension injuries of the subaxial cervical spine: a cadaveric and radiographic soft tissue analysis
    Dino Samartzis
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:395-402. 2010
    ..A biomechanical cadaveric and radiographic analyses...
  24. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive techniques for lumbar interbody fusions
    Francis H Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 38:373-86; abstract vi. 2007
    ..This article provides a general review of the history, indications, brief overview, and description of the more common minimally invasive spine surgery techniques used for achieving a lumbar interbody fusion...
  25. doi request reprint Predictability of the fulcrum bending radiograph in scoliosis correction with alternate-level pedicle screw fixation
    Kenneth M C Cheung
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Duchess of Kent Children s Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:169-76. 2010
    ..We assessed the predictive value of the fulcrum bending radiograph in the context of alternate-level pedicle screw fixation of the scoliotic spine...
  26. ncbi request reprint Open vertebral cement augmentation combined with lumbar decompression for the operative management of thoracolumbar stenosis secondary to osteoporotic burst fractures
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:413-9. 2005
    ..Although clinically successful, this technique warrants careful patient selection...
  27. pmc What's your call? Postoperative iliac-crest avulsion fracture
    Dino Samartzis
    Graduate Division, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass, USA
    CMAJ 175:475-6. 2006
  28. doi request reprint Careful follow-up after "successful" surgery: postoperative spondylolisthesis after anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion with instrumentation
    Francis H Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, P O Box 800159 Charlottesville, VA 22908 0159, USA
    Surg Neurol 69:637-40; discussion 640. 2008
    ..Postoperative spondylolisthesis after an anterior cervical corpectomy with instrumentation is a serious complication that has rarely been addressed in the literature, and may potentially be underreported...
  29. ncbi request reprint Is autograft the gold standard in achieving radiographic fusion in one-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with rigid anterior plate fixation?
    Dino Samartzis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1756-61. 2005
    ..A review of 66 consecutive patients at a single institution who underwent one-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) with rigid anterior plate fixation with allograft or autograft...
  30. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of lower cervical spine fracture in ankylosing spondylitis
    Francis H Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0159, USA
    J Trauma 61:1005-9. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Giant cell tumor of the lumbar spine: operative management via spondylectomy and short-segment, 3-column reconstruction with pedicle recreation
    Dino Samartzis
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Surg Neurol 69:138-41; discussion 141-2. 2008
    ..Spinal reconstruction after total spondylectomy can be challenging. Traditional reconstructions typically require multisegment fixation with an association loss of segmental motion and limited 3-column reconstruction...
  32. ncbi request reprint Lumbar spinal stenosis
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 16:171-6. 2008
  33. ncbi request reprint Cell technologies for spinal fusion
    Francis H Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, PO Box 800159, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Spine J 5:231S-239S. 2005
    ..This review focuses on the terminology, historical underpinnings, and current research rationale and techniques and discusses the possible future of these technologies...
  34. ncbi request reprint Radiographic assessment of segmental motion at the atlantoaxial junction in the Klippel-Feil patient
    Francis H Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0159, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:171-7. 2006
    ..A retrospective review of 33 consecutive Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS) patients at a single institution...
  35. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized, double-blind study evaluating the efficacy of postoperative continuous local anesthetic infusion at the iliac crest bone graft site after spinal arthrodesis
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2477-83. 2005
    ..Parallel design, prospective, double-blind, randomized, controlled trial composed of two independent groups treated with a continuous infusion catheter (saline vs. Marcaine) placed into the iliac crest bone graft (ICBG) site...
  36. ncbi request reprint Osteopetrosis: "sandwich vertebrae"
    Francis H Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 37:165-6. 2008
  37. pmc Acute spinal subdural hematoma complicating lumbar decompressive surgery
    Kok Chun Chang
    Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Evid Based Spine Care J 3:57-62. 2012
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging is the imaging modality of choice to assist in the differential diagnosis of an SSH. Early surgical decompression is necessary for optimal neurological recovery...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine fracture in the ankylosing spondylitis patient
    Francis H Shen
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:632-3. 2005
  39. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to gradual correction of severe spinal deformity in a pediatric patient using the magnetically-controlled growing rod
    Jason Pui yin Cheung
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Spine J 14:e7-e13. 2014
    ..Acute correction of severe spinal deformities significantly increases the risk of neurologic complications. Previously used methods to safely correct these deformities include halo-traction devices and internal distraction rods...
  40. ncbi request reprint Defining clinically relevant values for developmental spinal stenosis: a large-scale magnetic resonance imaging study
    Jason Pui yin Cheung
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China and Department of Orthopaedics Surgery, Nara Medical University, Kahihara, Nara, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:1067-76. 2014
    ..Case-control study...
  41. ncbi request reprint Nonsurgical management of acute and chronic low back pain
    Francis H Shen
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 14:477-87. 2006
    ..Conflicting evidence exists regarding the use of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation...
  42. doi request reprint Ultrashort time-to-echo MRI of the cartilaginous endplate: technique and association with intervertebral disc degeneration
    Travis Law
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 57:427-34. 2013
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  43. doi request reprint Assessment of skeletal maturity in scoliosis patients to determine clinical management: a new classification scheme using distal radius and ulna radiographs
    Keith D K Luk
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Professorial Block, 5th Floor, 102 Pokfulam Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China Electronic address
    Spine J 14:315-25. 2014
    ..The commonly used clinical or radiologic methods to assess skeletal maturity are still deficient in predicting the growth peak and cessation among adolescents, and bone age is too complicated to apply...
  44. ncbi request reprint The Spine Files: Spine in the Arts. Hermes of Praxiteles--preservation of motion and realism
    Dino Samartzis
    Cambridge, MA, USA
    Spine J 7:133-4. 2007
  45. ncbi request reprint Osteochondroma of the sacrum: a case report and review of the literature
    Dino Samartzis
    Graduate Division, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E425-9. 2006
    ..A case report and review of the literature...
  46. ncbi request reprint Neurofibromatosis type I with severe dystrophic kyphoscoliosis and its operative management via a simultaneous anterior-posterior approach: a case report and review of the literature
    Kern Singh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1725 W Harrison Street, POB 1063, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Spine J 5:461-6. 2005
    ..However, despite solid arthrodesis, curve progression may still ensue. Nonetheless, a simultaneous anterior-posterior approach to treat such a condition of NF-1 with severe dystrophic kyphoscoliosis is a rare occurrence...
  47. ncbi request reprint Traumatic scoliosis
    Francis H Shen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Lancet 365:910. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint The Boxing boys of Akrotiri: early illustration of spondylolytic spondylolisthesis related to a sports injury
    Dino Samartzis
    Spine J 7:254-5. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint The reliability and diagnostic value of radiographic criteria in sagittal spine deformities: comparison of the vertebral wedge ratio to the segmental cobb angle
    Neil A Tayyab
    Girard Orthopaedic Surgeons, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E451-9. 2007
    ..A prospective, radiographic cohort study...
  50. ncbi request reprint Techniques for the operative management of thoracic disc herniation: minimally invasive thoracic microdiscectomy
    Hormoz Sheikh
    Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Spine Program, Michigan Head and Spine Institute, Providence Medical Center, Southfield, MI 48075, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 38:351-61; abstract vi. 2007
    ..It uses a series of muscle dilators, a tubular retractor, and microscopic visualization by way of a posterolateral approach in an effort to minimize many of the complications that are associated with the more traditional approaches...