E J Carragee

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The rates of false-positive lumbar discography in select patients without low back symptoms
    E J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1373-80; discussion 1381. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint 2000 Volvo Award winner in clinical studies: Lumbar high-intensity zone and discography in subjects without low back problems
    E J Carragee
    Division of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2987-92. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Does minor trauma cause serious low back illness?
    Eugene Carragee
    Orthopaedic Surgery Division, Stanford University, Room R171, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2942-9. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Treatment of neck pain: injections and surgical interventions: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S153-69. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Provocative discography in patients after limited lumbar discectomy: A controlled, randomized study of pain response in symptomatic and asymptomatic subjects
    E J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:3065-71. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychological screening in the surgical treatment of lumbar disc herniation
    E J Carragee
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305, USA
    Clin J Pain 17:215-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Provocative discography in volunteer subjects with mild persistent low back pain
    Eugene J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine J 2:25-34. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A gold standard evaluation of the "discogenic pain" diagnosis as determined by provocative discography
    Eugene J Carragee
    Orthopaedic Surgery Division, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2115-23. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychological and functional profiles in select subjects with low back pain
    E J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room 171, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine J 1:198-204. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Discographic, MRI and psychosocial determinants of low back pain disability and remission: a prospective study in subjects with benign persistent back pain
    Eugene J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room 171, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine J 5:24-35. 2005

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint The rates of false-positive lumbar discography in select patients without low back symptoms
    E J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1373-80; discussion 1381. 2000
    ..Experimental disc injections in subjects with no history of low back symptoms...
  2. ncbi request reprint 2000 Volvo Award winner in clinical studies: Lumbar high-intensity zone and discography in subjects without low back problems
    E J Carragee
    Division of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2987-92. 2000
    ..A prospective observational study of patients with low back pain and those without was performed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does minor trauma cause serious low back illness?
    Eugene Carragee
    Orthopaedic Surgery Division, Stanford University, Room R171, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2942-9. 2006
    ..Prospective, 5-year, cohort study of working subjects...
  4. doi request reprint Treatment of neck pain: injections and surgical interventions: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S153-69. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Provocative discography in patients after limited lumbar discectomy: A controlled, randomized study of pain response in symptomatic and asymptomatic subjects
    E J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:3065-71. 2000
    ..This was a prospective observational study of patients with low back pain and those without after laminotomy and discectomy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychological screening in the surgical treatment of lumbar disc herniation
    E J Carragee
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305, USA
    Clin J Pain 17:215-9. 2001
    ..With prolonged pain and emotional distress, however, adverse and possibly self-perpetuating psychological and social changes may significantly decrease the impact of disc surgery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Provocative discography in volunteer subjects with mild persistent low back pain
    Eugene J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine J 2:25-34. 2002
    ..Conversely, if subjects with benign low back pain rarely if ever had significant concordant pain reproduction on disc injections, the basic tenet of discographic diagnosis would be strengthened...
  8. ncbi request reprint A gold standard evaluation of the "discogenic pain" diagnosis as determined by provocative discography
    Eugene J Carragee
    Orthopaedic Surgery Division, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2115-23. 2006
    ..This is a prospective study of the validity of a positive test result in provocative lumbar discography for the diagnosis of "discogenic pain."..
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychological and functional profiles in select subjects with low back pain
    E J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room 171, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine J 1:198-204. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Discographic, MRI and psychosocial determinants of low back pain disability and remission: a prospective study in subjects with benign persistent back pain
    Eugene J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room 171, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine J 5:24-35. 2005
    ..Previous studies included either small cohorts with intensive imaging testing or large population studies that do not establish a detailed morphologic baseline...
  11. doi request reprint 2009 ISSLS Prize Winner: Does discography cause accelerated progression of degeneration changes in the lumbar disc: a ten-year matched cohort study
    Eugene J Carragee
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2338-45. 2009
    ..Whether intradiscal diagnostic or treatment procedures used in clinical practice causes any damage to the punctured discs over time is currently unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Is lumbar discography a determinate of discogenic low back pain: provocative discography reconsidered
    E J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, R 171 Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Curr Rev Pain 4:301-8. 2000
    ..Pain reproduction was also primarily related to penetration of the dye through the outer annulus and could not reliably be used to confirm the location of the pain source...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis
    E J Carragee
    Stanford University Medical Center, California 94305, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 79:874-80. 1997
    ..None of the eighty-nine patients who were seen at a minimum of two years postoperatively had had late recurrence of infection. Chronic, severe back pain was noted in only seven patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Activity restrictions after posterior lumbar discectomy. A prospective study of outcomes in 152 cases with no postoperative restrictions
    E J Carragee
    Spinal Surgery Section, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:2346-51. 1999
    ..A prospective clinical trial was conducted...
  15. ncbi request reprint Can discography cause long-term back symptoms in previously asymptomatic subjects?
    E J Carragee
    Departments of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1803-8. 2000
    ..A prospective controlled study of patients without low back pain observed after experimental lumbar discography...
  16. ncbi request reprint Single-level posterolateral arthrodesis, with or without posterior decompression, for the treatment of isthmic spondylolisthesis in adults. A prospective, randomized study
    E J Carragee
    Stanford University Medical Center, California, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 79:1175-80. 1997
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  17. ncbi request reprint False-positive findings on lumbar discography. Reliability of subjective concordance assessment during provocative disc injection
    E J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:2542-7. 1999
    ..Thus, the ability of a patient to separate spinal from nonspinal sources of pain on discography is questioned, and a response of concordant pain on discography may be less meaningful than often assumed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Are postoperative activity restrictions necessary after posterior lumbar discectomy? A prospective study of outcomes in 50 consecutive cases
    E J Carragee
    Spinal Surgery Section, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:1893-7. 1996
    ..A prospective clinical trial was conducted...
  19. ncbi request reprint A prospective analysis of magnetic resonance imaging findings in patients with sciatica and lumbar disc herniation. Correlation of outcomes with disc fragment and canal morphology
    E J Carragee
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:1650-60. 1997
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  20. ncbi request reprint Changes in posterior disc bulging and intervertebral foraminal size associated with flexion-extension movement: a comparison between L4-5 and L5-S1 levels in normal subjects
    M Fredericson
    Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, CA 94305 5336, USA
    Spine J 1:10-7. 2001
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  21. ncbi request reprint The clinical use of erythrocyte sedimentation rate in pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis
    E J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2089-93. 1997
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint The clinical use of magnetic resonance imaging in pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis
    E J Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:780-5. 1997
    ..Its use may eliminate significant delays in diagnosis. The use of magnetic resonance imaging in following the therapeutic response remains to be defined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Wound care after posterior spinal surgery. Does early bathing affect the rate of wound complications?
    E J Carragee
    Stanford University, School of Medicine, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:2160-2. 1996
    ..The study was a prospective clinical trial with historic control...
  24. ncbi request reprint Discography. a review
    E J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room R171, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine J 1:364-72. 2001
    ..Recent studies examining the specificity of discography have led us to proceed much more cautiously in interpreting the results of discography...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prospective controlled study of the development of lower back pain in previously asymptomatic subjects undergoing experimental discography
    Eugene J Carragee
    Orthopaedic Surgery Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1112-7. 2004
    ..A prospective controlled longitudinal study...
  26. doi request reprint Clinical practice implications of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders: from concepts and findings to recommendations
    Jaime Guzman
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S199-213. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes after lumbar discectomy for sciatica: the effects of fragment type and anular competence
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:102-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine if competence of the disc anulus and the type of herniation could be used to predict postoperative clinical outcomes following lumbar discectomy...
  28. doi request reprint Course and prognostic factors for neck pain in whiplash-associated disorders (WAD): results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Linda J Carroll
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S83-92. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  29. doi request reprint Assessment of neck pain and its associated disorders: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Margareta Nordin
    Department of Orthopaedics, School of Medicine and Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University, NY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S101-22. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported history in patients with acute back or neck pain after motor vehicle accidents
    Eugene J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 800 Pasteur Drive, R171, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Spine J 8:311-9. 2008
    ..The accuracy of self-reported previous axial pain history and comorbid conditions after MVA has not been systematically evaluated but has been assumed to be high...
  31. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of repeat intradiscal electrothermal therapy
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:495-8. 2007
    ..Prospective studies are needed to identify the best candidates for repeat intradiscal electrothermal therapy...
  32. doi request reprint Course and prognostic factors for neck pain in workers: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Linda J Carroll
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S93-100. 2008
    ..Best-evidence synthesis...
  33. doi request reprint Re: Virtanen IM, Karppinen J, Taimela S, et al. Occupational and genetic risk factors associated with intervertebral disc disease. Spine 2007;32:1129-34
    Michele C Battie
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2926; author reply 2926-7. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint A prospective controlled study of limited versus subtotal posterior discectomy: short-term outcomes in patients with herniated lumbar intervertebral discs and large posterior anular defect
    Eugene J Carragee
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:653-7. 2006
    ..The prospective study population consisted of 30 patients undergoing a posterior lumbar subtotal discectomy for lumbar disc herniation. This group was compared to a historical cohort of 46 patients treated with limited discectomy alone...
  35. ncbi request reprint Low-pressure positive Discography in subjects asymptomatic of significant low back pain illness
    Eugene J Carragee
    Orthopaedic Surgery Division, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:505-9. 2006
    ..Retrospective data review of positive disc injections at low pressures among subjects without chronic low back pain (LBP) illness compared to patients with chronic LBP undergoing Discography...
  36. ncbi request reprint The surgical treatment of disc degeneration: is the race not to the swift?
    Eugene J Carragee
    Spine J 5:587-8. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Persistent low back pain
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1891-8. 2005
  38. doi request reprint Course and prognostic factors for neck pain in the general population: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Linda J Carroll
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S75-82. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  39. doi request reprint The burden and determinants of neck pain in workers: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Pierre Cote
    Centre of Research Expertise in Improved Disability Outcomes, University Health Network Rehabilitation Solutions, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S60-74. 2008
    ..Systematic review and best evidence synthesis...
  40. doi request reprint Methods for the best evidence synthesis on neck pain and its associated disorders: the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Linda J Carroll
    Department of Public Health Sciences, and the Alberta Centre for Injury Control and Research, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S33-8. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  41. doi request reprint Research priorities and methodological implications: the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Linda J Carroll
    Department of Public Health Sciences, and the Alberta Centre for Injury Control and Research, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E1
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S214-20. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  42. doi request reprint Treatment of neck pain: noninvasive interventions: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S123-52. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  43. ncbi request reprint The pyrite standard: the Midas touch in the diagnosis of axial pain syndromes
    Eugene J Carragee
    Spine J 7:27-31. 2007
  44. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic evaluation of low back pain
    Eugene J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room R171, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 35:7-16. 2004
    ..In this field, clinical judgment begins and ends with an understanding of a patient's life and circumstances as much as with their specific spinal pathology...
  45. doi request reprint A new conceptual model of neck pain: linking onset, course, and care: the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Jaime Guzman
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S14-23. 2008
    ..Iterative discussion and consensus by a multidisciplinary task force scientific secretariat reviewing scientific evidence on neck pain and its associated disorders...