Eugene J Carragee

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk after use of recombinant bone morphogenetic protein-2 for spinal arthrodesis
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 450 Broadway Street, Pavilion C, 4th Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1537-45. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Battle injuries: Jessica Lynch sets the record straight
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, CA, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 12:830-2. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Penetrating neck injury: George Orwell is "Struck by Lighting"
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 12:769-70. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Commentary: The veteran: "A need to talk but no one wanted to hear about it"
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 12:804-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Local bone graft harvesting and volumes in posterolateral lumbar fusion: a technical report
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 450 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    Spine J 11:540-4. 2011
  8. doi request reprint A critical review of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 trials in spinal surgery: emerging safety concerns and lessons learned
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 450 Broadway, Mail Code 6342, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    Spine J 11:471-91. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Minimum acceptable outcomes after lumbar spinal fusion
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    Spine J 10:313-20. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Are first-time episodes of serious LBP associated with new MRI findings?
    Eugene Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Rm R 171, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine J 6:624-35. 2006

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. 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."..
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk after use of recombinant bone morphogenetic protein-2 for spinal arthrodesis
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 450 Broadway Street, Pavilion C, 4th Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1537-45. 2013
    ..The effect of rhBMP-2 on the risk of cancer has been a concern. We sought to evaluate the risk of new cancers in patients receiving high-dose rhBMP-2...
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Battle injuries: Jessica Lynch sets the record straight
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, CA, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 12:830-2. 2012
    ..COMMENTARY ON: Blair JA, Patzkowski JC, Schoenfeld AJ, et al. Are spine injuries sustained in battle truly different? Spine J 2012;12:824-9 (in this issue)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Penetrating neck injury: George Orwell is "Struck by Lighting"
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 12:769-70. 2012
    ..COMMENTARY ON: Blair JA, Possley DR, Petfield JL, et al. Military penetrating spine injuries compared with blunt. Spine J 2012;12:762-8 (in this issue)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Commentary: The veteran: "A need to talk but no one wanted to hear about it"
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 12:804-5. 2012
    ..COMMENTARY ON: Patton CM, Hung M, Lawrence BD, et al. Psychological distress in a Department of Veterans Affairs spine patient population. Spine J 2012;12:798-803 (in this issue)...
  7. doi request reprint Local bone graft harvesting and volumes in posterolateral lumbar fusion: a technical report
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 450 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    Spine J 11:540-4. 2011
    ..Some authors have described this as minimal, but others have suggested the volume was sufficient to be reliably used as a stand-alone bone graft substitute for single-level fusion...
  8. doi request reprint A critical review of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 trials in spinal surgery: emerging safety concerns and lessons learned
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 450 Broadway, Mail Code 6342, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    Spine J 11:471-91. 2011
    ..Some authors and investigators have suggested that these discrepancies were related to inadequate peer review and editorial oversight...
  9. doi request reprint Minimum acceptable outcomes after lumbar spinal fusion
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    Spine J 10:313-20. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Are first-time episodes of serious LBP associated with new MRI findings?
    Eugene Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Rm R 171, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine J 6:624-35. 2006
    ..This method can identify new versus old MR findings possibly associated with the acute symptomatic episode...
  11. doi request reprint Retrograde ejaculation after anterior lumbar interbody fusion using rhBMP-2: a cohort controlled study
    Eugene J Carragee
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 450 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    Spine J 11:511-6. 2011
    ..4%) in the control group. It had been debated whether this finding was related to rhBMP-2 use...
  12. 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
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality of C2 fractures in the elderly: surgery and conservative treatment
    Yi Ren Chen
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:1055-9; discussion 1059. 2012
    ..Closed C2 fractures commonly occur after falls or other trauma in the elderly and are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Controversy exists as to best treatment practices for these patients...
  16. doi request reprint Retrograde ejaculation after anterior lumbar interbody fusion with and without bone morphogenetic protein-2 augmentation: a 10-year cohort controlled study
    Garet C Comer
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 450 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    Spine J 12:881-90. 2012
    ..Bone morphogenetic protein-2 (BMP-2) has been used in spinal fusions and has been associated with inflammatory and neuroinflammatory adverse reactions, which may contribute to RE development after anterior lumbar surgery...
  17. doi request reprint Accelerated degeneration after failed cervical and lumbar nucleoplasty
    Vanessa G Cuellar
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:521-4. 2010
    ..Observational cohort study...
  18. doi request reprint Outcome of lumbar epidural steroid injection is predicted by assay of a complex of fibronectin and aggrecan from epidural lavage
    S Raymond Golish
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1464-9. 2011
    ..A single-center, prospective, consecutive case series of patients undergoing epidural lavage before the treatment of radiculopathy due to lumbar disc herniation...
  19. doi request reprint Charlson score is a robust predictor of 30-day complications following spinal metastasis surgery
    Robert T Arrigo
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1274-80. 2011
    ..Retrospective chart review...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Does a fibronectin and aggrecan complex play a role in painful vertebral disks?
    Jason M Cuellar
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA
    PM R 5:297-302; quiz 302. 2013
    ..To determine the presence of a fibronectin-aggrecan complex (FAC) in the disk space of persons with chronic low back pain as relates to provocative diskography...
  22. doi request reprint Thoracolumbar fracture dislocation sustained during childbirth in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis
    Robert E Mayle
    Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA 94305 2200, USA
    Spine J 12:e5-8. 2012
    ..Uncoupling of bone formation and resorption along with ectopic ossification of paraspinal soft-tissue structures alters the biomechanics of the spine and leads to an increased susceptibility to fracture...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Predictors of survival after surgical treatment of spinal metastasis
    Robert T Arrigo
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:674-81; discussion 681. 2011
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Identification of a complex between fibronectin and aggrecan G3 domain in synovial fluid of patients with painful meniscal pathology
    Gaetano J Scuderi
    Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Clin Biochem 43:808-14. 2010
    ..Validation studies using other immunologic techniques confirmed the presence of IL-6, MCP-1 and MIP-1beta, but not IFN-gamma. Therefore we sought the identity of the IFN-gamma signal in synovial fluid...
  29. doi request reprint Are persistently symptomatic vertebral compression fractures associated with abnormal inflammatory profiles? A prospective study
    S Raymond Golish
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 24:121-5. 2011
    ..A case-control study with prospectively collected samples for laboratory analysis in a series of patients with spinal fragility fractures and a series of patients without fracture who underwent fusion for LBP...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint A case of late epidural hematoma in a patient on clopidogrel therapy postoperatively: when is it safe to resume antiplatelet agents?
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94063 6342, USA
    Spine J 11:e1-4. 2011
    ..These patients may have concurrent disabling spinal stenosis and require spinal decompression. Resuming antiplatelet agents as soon as possible after spinal surgery is recommended...
  32. doi request reprint Is the self-reported history accurate in patients with persistent axial pain after a motor vehicle accident?
    Angus S Don
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine J 9:4-12. 2009
    ..Despite so many clinical, public health, and research efforts being dependent on an accurate assessment of pre-injury health, the validity of the self-reported history after MVA has not been systematically investigated...
  33. doi request reprint Lifetime asymptomatic for back pain: the validity of self-report measures in soldiers
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:978-83. 2009
    ..A 5-year prospective observational study in US Army Reserve soldiers...
  34. doi request reprint Overview of axial skeleton injuries: burden of disease
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 20:S18-22. 2012
    ..Return-to-duty rates for both traumatic and atraumatic spine injuries is poor (≤15%); this rate is predicted by psychological comorbidities...
  35. doi request reprint Functional assessment of the acute local and distal transplantation of human neural stem cells after spinal cord injury
    Ivan Cheng
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 450 Broadway St, MC 6342, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    Spine J 12:1040-4. 2012
    ..Treatment remains controversial, given inconsistent functional improvement. Previous studies demonstrated functional recovery of rats with spinal cord contusion after transplantation of rat fetal neural stem cells...
  36. 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...
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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