James S Harrop

Summary

Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Central cord injury: pathophysiology, management, and outcomes
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, 909 Walnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 6:198S-206S. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of clinical experience using cell-based therapies in patients with spinal cord injury: a systematic review
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:230-46. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurological manifestations of cervical spondylosis: an overview of signs, symptoms, and pathophysiology
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:S14-20. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Impact of a standardized protocol and antibiotic-impregnated catheters on ventriculostomy infection rates in cerebrovascular patients
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:187-91; discussion 191. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Optimal treatment for odontoid fractures in the elderly
    James S Harrop
    Departments of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:S219-27. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Noninvasive measurement and screening techniques for spinal deformities
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurological, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:46-53. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Lumbar adjacent segment degeneration and disease after arthrodesis and total disc arthroplasty
    James S Harrop
    Department of Orthopaedics and Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1701-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Neurologic improvement after thoracic, thoracolumbar, and lumbar spinal cord (conus medullaris) injuries
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 909 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:21-5. 2011
  9. pmc Acute cervical fracture or congenital spinal deformity?
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 31:83-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Iliac bolt fixation: an anatomic approach
    James S Harrop
    Departments of Neurological and Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PN, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:541-4. 2009

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. ncbi request reprint Central cord injury: pathophysiology, management, and outcomes
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, 909 Walnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 6:198S-206S. 2006
    ..Acute traumatic central cord syndrome is a common category of which no uniform consensus on the etiology, pathophysiology, and treatment exists...
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of clinical experience using cell-based therapies in patients with spinal cord injury: a systematic review
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:230-46. 2012
    ..Using a systematic approach, the authors evaluated the current utilization, safety, and effectiveness of cellular therapies for traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCIs) in humans...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurological manifestations of cervical spondylosis: an overview of signs, symptoms, and pathophysiology
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:S14-20. 2007
    ..We review the signs, symptoms, and clinical findings of cervical myelopathy, radiculopathy, and myeloradiculopathy. Standard grading techniques are also reviewed...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of a standardized protocol and antibiotic-impregnated catheters on ventriculostomy infection rates in cerebrovascular patients
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:187-91; discussion 191. 2010
    ..A prospective observational study analyzed the effects of this protocol alone and with antibiotic-impregnated ventriculostomy catheters...
  5. doi request reprint Optimal treatment for odontoid fractures in the elderly
    James S Harrop
    Departments of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:S219-27. 2010
    ..Clinically based systematic review...
  6. doi request reprint Noninvasive measurement and screening techniques for spinal deformities
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurological, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:46-53. 2008
    ..The progression of the scoliotic curve can vary depending on the individual patient, as well as the curve etiology. Noninvasive measurement techniques have been developed to obtain a baseline in addition to record curve progression...
  7. doi request reprint Lumbar adjacent segment degeneration and disease after arthrodesis and total disc arthroplasty
    James S Harrop
    Department of Orthopaedics and Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1701-7. 2008
    ..Systematic review of published incidence of radiographic adjacent segment degeneration (ASDeg) and symptomatic adjacent segment disease (ASDis) after arthrodesis or total disc replacement...
  8. doi request reprint Neurologic improvement after thoracic, thoracolumbar, and lumbar spinal cord (conus medullaris) injuries
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 909 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:21-5. 2011
    ..Retrospective...
  9. pmc Acute cervical fracture or congenital spinal deformity?
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 31:83-7. 2008
    ..There are few reports of developmental or congenital cervical spinal deformities. Such cases may be mistaken for traumatically induced fractures, and additional treatment may ensue...
  10. doi request reprint Iliac bolt fixation: an anatomic approach
    James S Harrop
    Departments of Neurological and Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PN, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:541-4. 2009
    ..An illustrative technique display and discussions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intrarater and interrater reliability and validity in the assessment of the mechanism of injury and integrity of the posterior ligamentous complex: a novel injury severity scoring system for thoracolumbar injuries. Invited submission from the Joint Sectio
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:118-22. 2006
    ..The reliability and validity of assessing injury mechanism and the integrity of the PLC was assessed...
  12. doi request reprint Aggressive "benign" primary spine neoplasms: osteoblastoma, aneurysmal bone cyst, and giant cell tumor
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurological Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:S39-47. 2009
    ..Clinically based systematic review...
  13. doi request reprint Primary intramedullary tumors of the spinal cord
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurological and Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 1910, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:S69-77. 2009
    ..Clinically based systematic review...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tracheostomy placement in patients with complete cervical spinal cord injuries: American Spinal Injury Association Grade A
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:20-3. 2004
    ..The authors sought to identify variables that predispose patients with acute American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Grade A cervical spinal cord injury (SCI) to require tracheostomies for ventilator support or airway protection...
  15. ncbi request reprint Conus medullaris and cauda equina syndrome as a result of traumatic injuries: management principles
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 16:e4. 2004
    ..In this paper the authors review the current literature on traumatic conus medullaris and cauda equina injuries and available treatment options...
  16. ncbi request reprint Primary and secondary osteoporosis' incidence of subsequent vertebral compression fractures after kyphoplasty
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2120-5. 2004
    ..Retrospective review of prospective database...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of altering titer, serotype, and promoter in recombinant adenoassociate virus gene therapy expression of spinal cord neurons and astrocytes
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2787-92. 2004
    ..Descriptive histologic analysis of spinal cord gene therapy...
  18. doi request reprint Traumatic thoracic ASIA A examinations and potential for clinical trials
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2525-9. 2009
    ..Retrospective review of prospective database...
  19. ncbi request reprint Failure of standard imaging to detect a cervical fracture in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E417-9. 2005
    ..Retrospective case study of 38-year-old male with ankylosing spondylitis who presented with a Brown-Séquard syndrome following a fall and an occult fracture on initial spinal imaging studies...
  20. doi request reprint Early complications related to approach in cervical spine surgery: single-center prospective study
    Peter G Campbell
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    World Neurosurg 74:363-8. 2010
    ..Most prospective studies in the spine literature have assessed only specific spinal implants in carefully selected surgical patients, and complication incidence in broader patient populations is limited...
  21. doi request reprint Early complications related to approach in thoracic and lumbar spine surgery: a single center prospective study
    Peter G Campbell
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    World Neurosurg 73:395-401. 2010
    ....
  22. doi request reprint A radiographic analysis of degenerative spondylolisthesis at the L4-5 level
    D Greg Anderson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, The Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:130-4. 2012
    ..In this study, the authors analyzed radiographic parameters of patients with LDS at the L4-5 level to better characterize this entity...
  23. doi request reprint Obesity and spine surgery: reassessment based on a prospective evaluation of perioperative complications in elective degenerative thoracolumbar procedures
    Sanjay Yadla
    Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 10:581-7. 2010
    ..The correlation between obesity and incidence of complications in spine surgery is unclear, with some reports suggesting linear relationships between body mass index (BMI) and complication incidence and others noting no relationship...
  24. doi request reprint The incidence of pulmonary embolism (PE) after spinal fusions
    Zachary J Senders
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 114:897-901. 2012
    ..Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a rare but serious event that may occur after spinal surgery...
  25. doi request reprint Preoperative diagnosis and early complications in thoracolumbar spine surgery: a single center prospective study
    Sanjay Yadla
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 909 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 24:E16-20. 2011
    ..Prospective observational cohort study...
  26. doi request reprint Incidence of early complications in cervical spine surgery and relation to preoperative diagnosis: a single-center prospective study
    Sanjay Yadla
    Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Neurological Surgery, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 24:50-4. 2011
    ..Prospective observational cohort study...
  27. doi request reprint Defining "complications" in spine surgery: neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgeons' survey
    Bryan Lebude
    Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:493-500. 2010
    ..Survey of neurosurgical and orthopedic spine surgeons...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mortality rates in geriatric patients with spinal cord injuries
    Daniel R Fassett
    Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:277-81. 2007
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Patient comorbidities and complications after spinal surgery: a societal-based cost analysis
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1065-71. 2012
    ..Prospective observational study...
  30. doi request reprint Complications related to instrumentation in spine surgery: a prospective analysis
    Peter G Campbell
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E10. 2011
    ..The authors prospectively collected data on patients who underwent spinal fusion at a tertiary care center and evaluated the effect of spinal fusion and comorbidities on perioperative complications...
  31. ncbi request reprint The influence of fracture mechanism and morphology on the reliability and validity of two novel thoracolumbar injury classification systems
    Peter G Whang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:791-5. 2007
    ..The Thoracolumbar Injury Severity Score (TLISS) and the Thoracolumbar Injury Classification and Severity Score (TLICS) were prospectively evaluated...
  32. doi request reprint Early complications in spine surgery and relation to preoperative diagnosis: a single-center prospective study
    Sanjay Yadla
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:360-6. 2010
    ..The correlation between preoperative diagnosis and the incidence of postoperative complications was assessed...
  33. doi request reprint Anatomical relationships of the anterior blood vessels to the lower lumbar intervertebral discs: analysis based on magnetic resonance imaging of patients in the prone position
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Rothman Institute Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Walnut Street, Room 801, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1088-94. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the vascular anatomy adjacent to the lower lumbar spine with use of supine and prone magnetic resonance imaging...
  34. doi request reprint Complications in spine surgery
    Rani Nasser
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:144-57. 2010
    ..Few authors have assessed complication incidence from the patient's perspective. In this report the authors summarize the spine surgery complications literature and address the effect of study design on reported complication incidence...
  35. ncbi request reprint Interrater reliability of identifying indicators of posterior ligamentous complex disruption when plain films are indeterminate in thoracolumbar injuries
    Karl M Schweitzer
    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Orthop Sci 12:437-42. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the interrater reliability of indicators surgeons use when assessing PLC disruption on imaging studies, including computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  36. doi request reprint Predictors of pulmonary complications in blunt traumatic spinal cord injury
    Bizhan Aarabi
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:38-45. 2012
    ..Predictors of pulmonary complications after SCI and their effect on neurological recovery were prospectively studied between 2005 and 2009 at the 9 hospitals in the North American Clinical Trials Network (NACTN)...
  37. doi request reprint Current management review of thoracolumbar cord syndromes
    Kristen E Radcliff
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 11:884-92. 2011
    ..Two clinical syndromes sometimes associated with these injuries are conus medullaris syndrome (CMS) and cauda equina syndrome (CES)...
  38. doi request reprint Traumatic spondyloptosis of the thoracolumbar spine
    Sanjay Yadla
    Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:145-51. 2008
    ..To the best of the authors' knowledge, this article represents the first reported case series of these unique spinal lesions...
  39. ncbi request reprint Long-term magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of bioresorbable anterior cervical plate resorption following fusion for degenerative and traumatic disk disruption
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2091-4. 2006
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Incidence and severity of acute complications after spinal cord injury
    Robert G Grossman
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:119-28. 2012
    ..The aim of this multicenter, prospective study was to determine the spectrum, incidence, and severity of complications during the initial hospitalization of patients with spinal cord injury...
  41. ncbi request reprint Traumatic central cord syndrome: neurologic recovery after surgical management
    D Greg Anderson
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 41:E104-8. 2012
    ..There were no deaths. A history of a loss of consciousness, decreased rectal tone at presentation, the presence of a fracture, the timing of surgery, and surgical approach did not have a significant impact on motor recovery...
  42. ncbi request reprint Proposal of a modified, treatment-oriented classification of odontoid fractures
    Jonathan N Grauer
    Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, 925 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 4216, USA
    Spine J 5:123-9. 2005
    ..However, uncertainty exists in the distinction between Type II and "shallow" Type III fractures. Moreover, fractures at the base of the odontoid (Anderson and D'Alonzo Type II) include a spectrum of injury patterns...
  43. ncbi request reprint Severe myelopathy resulting from melorheostosis of the cervicothoracic spine. A case report
    Steven C Zeiller
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2759-62. 2005
  44. doi request reprint Clinical survey: patterns of utilization of lumbar epidural steroid injections by a cohort of spinal surgeons
    Bryan Lebude
    Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    PM R 1:329-34. 2009
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Spinal disassociation masquerading as iatrogenic listhesis above a previous fusion
    Arjun Saxena
    Department of Orthopaedics, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E179-83. 2006
    ..A case of remarkable instability adjacent to an L5-S1 fusion is reported...
  46. ncbi request reprint "Normal" prevertebral soft tissue swelling following elective anterior cervical decompression and fusion
    James A Sanfilippo
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:399-401. 2006
    ..However, no study to date has quantified the PSTS following elective anterior cervical decompression and fusion or the time course to resolution of that swelling...
  47. doi request reprint Optimization of the decision-making process for the selection of therapeutics to undergo clinical testing for spinal cord injury in the North American Clinical Trials Network
    James Guest
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:94-101. 2012
    ..Making the best possible decisions concerning therapeutics selection for trial testing is a cornerstone of the Network's function...
  48. pmc Regional variability in use of a novel assessment of thoracolumbar spine fractures: United States versus international surgeons
    John Ratliff
    Department of Orthopaedics, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA
    World J Emerg Surg 2:24. 2007
    ..No assessment of regional differences has been described. We report regional variability in use of the TLISS system between United States and non-US surgeons...
  49. pmc Vulnerability of the femoral nerve during complex anterior and posterior spinal surgery
    Swetha Naroji
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 32:432-5. 2009
    ..Femoral nerve palsy is not a common adverse effect of lumbar spinal surgery...
  50. doi request reprint High-energy contact sports and cervical spine neuropraxia injuries: what are the criteria for return to participation?
    Andrew Dailey
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:S193-201. 2010
    ..Clinically based systematic review...
  51. ncbi request reprint Cervicothoracic radiculopathy treated using posterior cervical foraminotomy/discectomy
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:131-6. 2003
    ..The authors conducted a study to identify the effectiveness and morbidity rate associated with treating cervicothoracic disc disease (radiculopathy) via a posterior approach...
  52. doi request reprint All-terrain vehicles and associated spinal injuries
    James A Sanfilippo
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1982-5. 2008
    ..Case cohort...
  53. pmc Utility of helical computed tomography in differentiating unilateral and bilateral facet dislocations
    Andrew T Dailey
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84106, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 32:43-8. 2009
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Adult degenerative scoliosis: a review
    John K Birknes
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:94-103. 2008
    ..To review and define principles and features of treatment for adult degenerative scoliosis, the most common cause of adult spinal deformities...
  55. ncbi request reprint Incidence of vertebral artery thrombosis in cervical spine trauma: correlation with severity of spinal cord injury
    Philip J Torina
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:2645-51. 2005
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Adult scoliosis surgery outcomes: a systematic review
    Sanjay Yadla
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E3. 2010
    ..The purpose of the current study was to systematically review the present spine deformity literature and assess the available data on clinical and radiographic outcome measurements...
  57. doi request reprint Evidence on magnetic resonance imaging of Brown-Séquard spinal cord injury suffered indirectly from a gunshot wound
    Daniel R Fassett
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Illinois 19106, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:286-7. 2008
    ..This is the first reported case to provide MR imaging evidence of a Brown-Séquard spinal cord injury as a result of indirect trauma (concussive injury) from a GSW...
  58. pmc Cervical extradural meningioma: case report and literature review
    Brian L Frank
    Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 31:302-5. 2008
    ..Extradural lesions are most commonly metastatic neoplasms. Extradural meningioma accounts for 2.7 to 10% of spinal neoplasms and most commonly is found in the thoracic spine...
  59. ncbi request reprint Spinal epidural abscess mimicking lymphoma: a case report
    Deepan Patel
    Department of Orthopaedics, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Orthopedics 31:402. 2008
    ..This mode of treatment would be contraindicated in the setting of infection. A diagnosis that is not conclusive by needle biopsy or imagine may require an open procedure for definitive diagnosis...
  60. pmc Cervical instability presenting as thoracic pain: case report and literature review
    Benjamin M Zussman
    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 35:125-7. 2012
    ..Case report...
  61. doi request reprint Contributing factors to surgical site infections
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 20:94-101. 2012
    ..Surgeons have a responsibility to understand the current evidence regarding the factors that affect the rates of SSIs so as to provide the highest level of patient care...
  62. doi request reprint Traumatic spine injuries in the geriatric population
    Pascal Jabbour
    Department of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E16. 2008
    ..This was done to define, identify, and specify treatment algorithms and management strategies in this unique patient population...
  63. doi request reprint The compromise between motion preservation and arthrodesis
    Nelson S Saldua
    Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 10:815-6. 2010
    ..COMMENTARY ON: Cunningham BW, Dawson JM, Hu N, et al. Preclinical evaluation of the Dynesys posterior spinal stabilization system: a nonhuman primate model. Spine J 2010;10:775-83 (in this issue)...
  64. pmc Athletes returning to play after cervical spine or neurobrachial injury
    Shiveindra Jeyamohan
    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med 1:175-9. 2008
    ..A set of recommendations concerning return to play after a spinal injury is provided...
  65. pmc Whiplash: diagnosis, treatment, and associated injuries
    Sanjay Yadla
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 909 Walnut Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med 1:65-8. 2008
    ..Recent studies suggest early mobilization may lead to improved outcomes. Ligamentous and bony injuries may go undetected at initial presentation leading to delayed diagnosis and inappropriate therapies...
  66. pmc Impact of total disc arthroplasty on the surgical management of lumbar degenerative disc disease: Analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample from 2000 to 2008
    Olatilewa O Awe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Surg Neurol Int 2:139. 2011
    ..This study seeks to determine the clinical impact of anterior lumbar disc replacement on the surgical treatment of lumbar spine degenerative pathology. This is a retrospective assessment of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS)...
  67. doi request reprint Revision strategies in lumbar total disc arthroplasty
    Alpesh A Patel
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1276-83. 2008
    ..Review of Literature...
  68. ncbi request reprint Agreement between orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons regarding a new algorithm for the treatment of thoracolumbar injuries: a multicenter reliability study
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:477-82. 2006
    ..This information could be important in establishing consensus-based protocols for managing these challenging injuries...
  69. ncbi request reprint Gene therapy for spinal cord injury and disease
    David J Poulsen
    University of Montana, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Missoula 59812 1552, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 25:2-9. 2002
    ..This review summarizes the current state of knowledge regarding the limitations and recent advances in gene therapy and potential application of this technology toward spinal cord injury and disease...
  70. ncbi request reprint The adoption of a new classification system: time-dependent variation in interobserver reliability of the thoracolumbar injury severity score classification system
    Alpesh A Patel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E105-10. 2007
    ..Prospective clinical assessment of the interobserver reliability of the Thoracolumbar Injury Classification and Severity Score (TLISS) in a series of consecutive patients...
  71. ncbi request reprint Acute cervical osteomyelitis and prevertebral abscess after routine tonsillectomy
    Alpesh A Patel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Spine J 8:827-30. 2008
    ..The development of severe infection after tonsillectomy is a very rare but potentially fatal complication that has not been described in the orthopedic, neurosurgical, or spine literature...
  72. ncbi request reprint Neurologic deficit following percutaneous vertebral stabilization
    Alpesh A Patel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1728-34. 2007
    ..A retrospective review...
  73. ncbi request reprint Acute quadriplegia following closed traction reduction of a cervical facet dislocation in the setting of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament: case report
    David W Wimberley
    Fondren Orthopedic Group, Texas Orthopedic Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E433-8. 2005
    ..A case report of acute quadriplegia resulting from closed traction reduction of traumatic bilateral cervical facet dislocation in a 54-year-old male with concomitant ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL)...
  74. doi request reprint Variations in surgical treatment of cervical facet dislocations
    Ahmad Nassr
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E188-93. 2008
    ..Retrospective Survey Analysis...
  75. ncbi request reprint Similarities and differences in the treatment of spine trauma between surgical specialties and location of practice
    Jonathan N Grauer
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:685-96. 2004
    ..Questionnaires administered to practicing orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgeons from various regions of the United States and abroad...
  76. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of 90 isolated unilateral facet fractures, subluxations, and dislocations treated surgically and nonoperatively
    Marcel F Dvorak
    Division of Spine, Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia and the Combined Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Spine Program at the Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:3007-13. 2007
    ..A retrospective outcomes study...