Affiliation: Stanford University
- Biomechanical analysis of derotation of the thoracic spine using pedicle screwsIvan Cheng
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1039-43. 2010..Biomechanical analysis of derotational load-to-failure of pedicle screw (PS) instrumentation in cadaveric thoracic spinal segments...
- Functional assessment of the acute local and distal transplantation of human neural stem cells after spinal cord injuryIvan 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...
- Commentary: Spinopelvic parameters-how far have we come?Ivan Cheng
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 450 Broadway St, MC 6342, Redwood City, Stanford, CA 94063, USA
Spine J 12:447-8. 2012..Vrtovec T, Janssen MMA, Likar B. A review of methods for evaluating the quantitative parameters of sagittal pelvic alignment. Spine J 2012;12:433-46 (in this issue)...
- The role of osteobiologics in spinal deformityIvan Cheng
Spine Surgery Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:393-401. 2007....
- Morbidity and mortality of C2 fractures in the elderly: surgery and conservative treatmentYi 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...
- Charlson score is a robust predictor of 30-day complications following spinal metastasis surgeryRobert T Arrigo
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1274-80. 2011..Retrospective chart review...
- Prospective radiographic and clinical outcomes of dual-rod instrumented anterior spinal fusion in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: comparison with single-rod constructsRobert K Hurford
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2322-8. 2006..Anterior single or dual-rod instrumentation may be performed for the treatment of main thoracic, thoracolumbar, or lumbar adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) curves...
- Thoracolumbar fracture dislocation sustained during childbirth in a patient with ankylosing spondylitisRobert 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...
- 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...
- Apical sublaminar wires versus pedicle screws--which provides better results for surgical correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?Ivan Cheng
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgery, University of California, Davis Medical Center and Shriners Hospitals for Children, Sacramento, CA, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2104-12. 2005..The results of correction for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) were compared using apical sublaminar wires versus pedicle screws...
- Surgical treatment for unstable low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis in adults: a prospective controlled study of posterior instrumented fusion compared with combined anterior-posterior fusionJustin Swan
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Surgery Section, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5326, USA
Spine J 6:606-14. 2006..It has been postulated that anterior column reconstruction may be relatively advantageous in those patients with unstable slips...
- Interspinous ligament steroid injections for the management of Baastrup's disease: a case reportRaj Mitra
Interventional Spine Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1353-6. 2007..The patient remained pain free for 3 months. The neoarthrosis in Baastrup's disease may be the primary pain generator in cases of Baastrup's disease without significant central canal stenosis...
- Comparison of perioperative parameters and complications observed in the anterior exposure of the lumbar spine by a spine surgeon with and without the assistance of an access surgeonMicah W Smith
Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 450 Broadway Street, Redwood City, CA 94063 6342, USA
Spine J 11:389-94. 2011..Most of the literature reporting on the exposure uses an access surgeon assisting the spine surgeon to expose and prepare the spine for implant...
- Predictors of survival after surgical treatment of spinal metastasisRobert 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....
- Minimum acceptable outcomes after lumbar spinal fusionEugene 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....
- 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...
- Use of bone morphogenetic protein-2 for adult spinal deformityScott J Luhmann
Spinal Deformity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:S110-7. 2005..Prospective, single-center, nonblinded clinical and radiographic analysis of consecutive adult deformity patients treated with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) without iliac or rib bone graft supplementation...
- Facet pain in thoracic compression fracturesRaj Mitra
Stanford School of Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Redwood City, California 940663, USA
Pain Med 11:1674-7. 2010..Compression fractures have been shown to increase thoracic kyphosis and thereby increase the thoracic flexion moment; these changes eventually increase the shear stress on the posterior elements...
- Retroperitoneal lymphocele after anterior spinal surgeryAlpesh A Patel
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E648-52. 2008..Case report; Review of Literature...
- Arachnoid ossificans containing metaplastic hematopoietic marrow resulting in diffuse thoracic intrathecal cysts and severe myelopathyJoshua Abrams
Department of Orthopedics, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
Eur Spine J 21:S436-40. 2012..The literature regarding each of these pathologies is limited to case reports. Their clinical significance is not well studied, although known to cause neurologic sequelae...
- 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 DisordersEugene 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...
- Posterior cervical spine surgery for radiculopathyK Daniel Riew
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University, School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Neurosurgery 60:S57-63. 2007..Indications and results for dorsal nerve root decompression are discussed, and a review of our preferred techniques, including use of minimally invasive technology, is presented...