Leah Y Carreon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Louisville
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The minimum clinically important difference in Scoliosis Research Society-22 Appearance, Activity, And Pain domains after surgical correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:2079-83. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Delayed spontaneous reduction of traumatic pediatric atlantoaxial rotatory subluxation
    Thomas Schlierf
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 43:E61-4. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of single-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion five years after surgery
    Leah Y Carreon
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:471-5. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes following repair of the pars interarticularis
    Travis Clegg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 42:72-6. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Differentiating minimum clinically important difference for primary and revision lumbar fusion surgeries
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:102-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The discriminative properties of the SF-6D compared with the SF-36 and ODI
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:60-4. 2013
  7. doi request reprint SF-6D values stratified by specific diagnostic indication
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E804-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Neck Disability Index, short form-36 physical component summary, and pain scales for neck and arm pain: the minimum clinically important difference and substantial clinical benefit after cervical spine fusion
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray St, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 10:469-74. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes after posterolateral lumbar fusion in workers' compensation patients: a case-control study
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1812-7. 2010
  10. pmc Predicting SF-6D utility scores from the neck disability index and numeric rating scales for neck and arm pain
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:490-4. 2011

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Publications75

  1. doi request reprint The minimum clinically important difference in Scoliosis Research Society-22 Appearance, Activity, And Pain domains after surgical correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:2079-83. 2010
    ..Longitudinal cohort...
  2. ncbi request reprint Delayed spontaneous reduction of traumatic pediatric atlantoaxial rotatory subluxation
    Thomas Schlierf
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 43:E61-4. 2014
    ..Active reduction via traction may not be necessary. In the absence of compelling surgical indications to the contrary, a conservative approach to management of traumatic pediatric AARS is warranted. ..
  3. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of single-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion five years after surgery
    Leah Y Carreon
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:471-5. 2013
    ..Longitudinal cohort. OBJECTIVE.: The purpose of this study is to determine the cost per quality-adjusted life year (cost/QALY) gained for single-level instrumented anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) over 5 years...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes following repair of the pars interarticularis
    Travis Clegg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 42:72-6. 2013
    ..The strongest preoperative predictor of Oswestry Disability Index score was Fujii chronicity (P = .041). Motion segment sparing repair of the pars is a safe and effective procedure for refractory cases of spondylolysis...
  5. doi request reprint Differentiating minimum clinically important difference for primary and revision lumbar fusion surgeries
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:102-6. 2013
    ..This study determined if MCID values for the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36), and back and leg pain are different between patients undergoing primary or revision lumbar fusion...
  6. doi request reprint The discriminative properties of the SF-6D compared with the SF-36 and ODI
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:60-4. 2013
    ..Longitudinal cohort...
  7. doi request reprint SF-6D values stratified by specific diagnostic indication
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E804-8. 2012
    ..Longitudinal cohort...
  8. doi request reprint Neck Disability Index, short form-36 physical component summary, and pain scales for neck and arm pain: the minimum clinically important difference and substantial clinical benefit after cervical spine fusion
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray St, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 10:469-74. 2010
    ..The minimum clinically important difference (MCID) is a threshold of improvement that is clinically relevant to the patient. However, the true goal is to provide the patient with a substantial clinical benefit (SCB)...
  9. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes after posterolateral lumbar fusion in workers' compensation patients: a case-control study
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1812-7. 2010
    ..Case-control propensity matched...
  10. pmc Predicting SF-6D utility scores from the neck disability index and numeric rating scales for neck and arm pain
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:490-4. 2011
    ..Cross-sectional cohort...
  11. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction after surgical correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Leah Yacat Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:965-8. 2011
    ..Longitudinal cohort...
  12. doi request reprint Early versus late stabilization of spine injuries: a systematic review
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E727-33. 2011
    ..Systematic review...
  13. doi request reprint Spinal appearance questionnaire: factor analysis, scoring, reliability, and validity testing
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1240-4. 2011
    ..Cross sectional...
  14. doi request reprint Are preoperative health-related quality of life scores predictive of clinical outcomes after lumbar fusion?
    Leah Y Carreon
    Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:725-30. 2009
    ..Prospective longitudinal cohort...
  15. doi request reprint Perioperative complications of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 on an absorbable collagen sponge versus iliac crest bone graft for posterior cervical arthrodesis
    Charles H Crawford
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1390-4. 2009
    ..Retrospective evaluation of perioperative complications with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 on an absorbable collagen sponge (rhBMP-2/ACS) versus iliac crest bone graft (ICBG) for instrumented posterior cervical fusion...
  16. doi request reprint RhBMP-2 versus iliac crest bone graft for lumbar spine fusion in patients over 60 years of age: a cost-utility study
    Leah Y Carreon
    Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:238-43. 2009
    ..Randomized clinical trial...
  17. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes after lumbar fusion complicated by deep wound infection: a case-control study
    Julio M Petilon
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1370-4. 2012
    ..A propensity score-matched case-control study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sagittal alignment as a risk factor for adjacent level degeneration: a case-control study
    Mladen O Djurasovic
    Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center and the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Orthopedics 31:546. 2008
    ..Adjacent segment degeneration does not appear to be just a progression of preexisting degenerative changes at the adjacent level...
  19. pmc Predicting SF-6D utility scores from the Oswestry disability index and numeric rating scales for back and leg pain
    Leah Y Carreon
    Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2085-9. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional cohort...
  20. doi request reprint Changes in the Oswestry Disability Index that predict improvement after lumbar fusion
    Mladen Djurasovic
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:486-90. 2012
    ..The objective of the study is to determine which clinical elements assessed by the ODI most influence improvement of overall health-related quality of life...
  21. doi request reprint Male-female differences in Scoliosis Research Society-30 scores in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    David W Roberts
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E53-9. 2011
    ..Longitudinal cohort study...
  22. doi request reprint RhBMP-2 versus iliac crest bone graft for lumbar spine fusion: a randomized, controlled trial in patients over sixty years of age
    Steven D Glassman
    School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2843-9. 2008
    ..Prospective randomized controlled trial of rhBMP-2/ACS (Infuse bone graft) versus iliac crest bone graft (ICBG) for lumbar spine fusion in patients over 60 years of age...
  23. ncbi request reprint The perioperative cost of Infuse bone graft in posterolateral lumbar spine fusion
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine J 8:443-8. 2008
    ..However, the relative cost of BMP remains an important concern for physicians, hospitals, and payers...
  24. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life after posterolateral lumbar arthrodesis in patients seventy-five years of age and older
    Charles H Crawford
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1065-8. 2011
    ..Retrospective cohort analysis of prospectively collected data...
  25. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of rhBMP-2 for posterolateral lumbar fusion in smokers
    Steven D Glassman
    Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1693-8. 2007
    ..Retrospective review of prospectively collected data, as part of an IRB-approved, FDA-regulated, randomized, nonblinded IDE trial of rhBMP-2 matrix for lumbar spinal fusion...
  26. doi request reprint Predictors of complications after spinal stabilization of thoracolumbar spine injuries
    John R Dimar
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Trauma 69:1497-500. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify factors predictive of a complication after surgical stabilization of thoracolumbar spine injuries...
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes in older patients after posterolateral lumbar fusion
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine and the Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 7:547-51. 2007
    ....
  28. pmc Perioperative complications with rhBMP-2 in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Kirk Owens
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 1003, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Eur Spine J 20:612-7. 2011
    ..It will be necessary to weigh this incidence of complications against the complication rate associated with ICBG harvest and any differential benefit in obtaining a solid arthrodesis...
  29. doi request reprint Two-year fusion and clinical outcomes in 224 patients treated with a single-level instrumented posterolateral fusion with iliac crest bone graft
    John R Dimar
    Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 9:880-5. 2009
    ..Reported fusion rates for spine fusions using iliac crest bone graft (ICBG) vary between 40% and 100% because of different fusion techniques, patient comorbidity, diagnosis and assessment criteria...
  30. doi request reprint Is type of compensation a predictor of outcome after lumbar fusion?
    Jeffrey L Gum
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:443-8. 2013
    ..Propensity-matched case-control study...
  31. doi request reprint Defining substantial clinical benefit following lumbar spine arthrodesis
    Steven D Glassman
    Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1839-47. 2008
    ..Therefore, we sought to define thresholds of substantial clinical benefit for commonly used health-related quality-of-life measures following lumbar spine arthrodesis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy and reliability of fine-cut CT scans with reconstructions to determine the status of an instrumented posterolateral fusion with surgical exploration as reference standard
    Leah Y Carreon
    Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:892-5. 2007
    ..Accuracy of a diagnostic test referenced to the gold standard...
  33. doi request reprint Adverse events in patients re-exposed to bone morphogenetic protein for spine surgery
    Leah Y Carreon
    Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:391-3. 2008
    ..Case series from a single spine specialty clinic...
  34. ncbi request reprint Instrumented open-door laminoplasty as treatment for cervical myelopathy in 104 patients
    John R Dimar
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 38:E123-8. 2009
    ..Open-door laminoplasty with miniplate instrumentation is an effective, safe method for preventing progression of myelopathy with multilevel involvement while alleviating the need for multilevel fusion...
  35. doi request reprint Clinical and radiographic analysis of an optimized rhBMP-2 formulation as an autograft replacement in posterolateral lumbar spine arthrodesis
    John R Dimar
    Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1377-86. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Lumbar degenerative classification study
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 35:175-9; discussion 179. 2006
    ..For this reason, an ongoing effort to refine nomenclature and classification is necessary...
  37. doi request reprint Lumbar lordosis restoration following single-level instrumented fusion comparing 4 commonly used techniques
    John R Dimar
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Orthopedics 34:e760-4. 2011
    ..Maintenance of lordosis and anterior and posterior disk space height is significantly better with anterior interbody fusion with LT cages...
  38. ncbi request reprint Initial fusion rates with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2/compression resistant matrix and a hydroxyapatite and tricalcium phosphate/collagen carrier in posterolateral spinal fusion
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, The Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1694-8. 2005
    ..Prospective, randomized, unblinded study of iliac crest bone graft (ICBG) versus recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2/compression resistant matrix (rhBMP-2/CRM)in a posterolateral instrumented fusion procedure...
  39. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life improvements in patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion as a revision surgery
    Mladen Djurasovic
    Norton Leatherman Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:269-76. 2011
    ..Retrospective cohort analysis...
  40. doi request reprint Lumbar fusion outcomes stratified by specific diagnostic indication
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 9:13-21. 2009
    ..Diagnostic specificity beyond the symptom of low back pain or the presence of lumbar degeneration needs to be delineated such that outcomes data can be effectively translated into clinical decision making or evidence-based guidelines...
  41. doi request reprint The effect of obesity on clinical outcomes after lumbar fusion
    Mladen Djurasovic
    Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1789-92. 2008
    ..Retrospective cohort analysis...
  42. pmc Lumbar fusion outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Charles H Crawford
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 1003, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Eur Spine J 17:822-5. 2008
    ..692). Surgeons and their RA patients who undergo an instrumented lumbar fusion can expect a slightly higher complication rate than patients without RA which may be related to osteopenia and immunosuppression...
  43. doi request reprint Blood salvage produces higher total blood product costs in single-level lumbar spine surgery
    Chelsea E Canan
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:703-8. 2013
    ..Retrospective review...
  44. doi request reprint The costs and benefits of nonoperative management for adult scoliosis
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:578-82. 2010
    ..A prospective cohort of adult scoliosis patients treated nonoperatively had a minimum of 2-year follow-up during which time data were collected on the type and quantity of nonoperative treatment used...
  45. doi request reprint The cost effectiveness of single-level instrumented posterolateral lumbar fusion at 5 years after surgery
    Steven D Glassman
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:769-74. 2012
    ..Cost effectiveness analysis for single-level instrumented fusion during a 5-year postoperative interval...
  46. doi request reprint Reliability and accuracy of fine-cut computed tomography scans to determine the status of anterior interbody fusions with metallic cages
    Leah Y Carreon
    Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 8:998-1002. 2008
    ..Computed tomography (CT) scan has been shown to be more accurate than radiographs in evaluating anterior interbody fusion but may still over-read the extent of fusion...
  47. ncbi request reprint Identification and surgical treatment of primary thoracic spinal stenosis
    John R Dimar
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 37:564-8. 2008
    ..Expedient wide decompression with concurrent instrumented fusion is recommended to prevent late development of spinal instability and recurrent spinal stenosis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes and fusion success at 2 years of single-level instrumented posterolateral fusions with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2/compression resistant matrix versus iliac crest bone graft
    John R Dimar
    Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2534-9; discussion 2540. 2006
    ..A higher recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein (rhBMP)-2 dose and a carrier specific for posterior spine applications were used...
  49. doi request reprint Contemporary management of symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis
    Mladen Djurasovic
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 41:183-91. 2010
    ..The Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial, a study that evaluates the common surgical treatments for the lumbar spine, has addressed this deficiency and is discussed in this article...
  50. doi request reprint Posterior iliac crest pain after posterolateral fusion with or without iliac crest graft harvest
    Jennifer M Howard
    University of Louisville School of Medicine, 323 E Chestnut St, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Spine J 11:534-7. 2011
    ..Considerable debate exists regarding the incidence of persistent pain from the iliac crest bone graft (ICBG) harvest site. Different study designs have led to a variety of reported rates...
  51. doi request reprint Superior articulating facet violation: percutaneous versus open techniques
    Sean M Jones-Quaidoo
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:593-7. 2013
    ..In this paper, the authors' goal is to compare the rate of superior facet violation with the use of percutaneously placed pedicle screws versus midline approach open placement...
  52. ncbi request reprint Correlation between cervical spine sagittal alignment and clinical outcome after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
    Jeffrey L Gum
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 41:E81-4. 2012
    ..This suggests that maintenance or restoration of overall cervical lordosis is important in achieving a successful result after ACDF...
  53. doi request reprint Impact of perioperative complications on clinical outcome scores in lumbar fusion surgery
    Manish P Lambat
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:265-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether perioperative complications-that is, those occurring within 30 days after surgery-alter the long-term clinical outcomes after lumbar fusion...
  54. doi request reprint Predicting health-utility scores from the Cervical Spine Outcomes Questionnaire in a multicenter nationwide study of anterior cervical spine surgery
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2211-6. 2011
    ..Cross-sectional analysis of the Cervical Spine Research Society Outcomes Study, a longitudinal multicenter cohort study...
  55. pmc The influence of preoperative MRI findings on lumbar fusion clinical outcomes
    Mladen Djurasovic
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Eur Spine J 21:1616-23. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate which MRI findings in patients with degenerative disc disease predict clinical improvement with lumbar fusion...
  56. doi request reprint Complications with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in posterolateral spine fusion associated with a dural tear
    Steven D Glassman
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray St, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 11:522-6. 2011
    ..Although this study was conducted at the spinal cord level, the observation generates obvious concerns for the much more common scenario of a dural tear associated with lumbar decompression and fusion...
  57. doi request reprint Complications and concerns with osteobiologics for spine fusion in clinical practice
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1621-8. 2010
    ..Literature-based topic review...
  58. doi request reprint Predictors of Oswestry Disability Index worsening after lumbar fusion
    Jeffrey L Gum
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    Orthopedics 36:e478-83. 2013
    ..It is important to have a clear definition of deterioration to better provide informed consent or choice of treatment. Only 28 (2.6%) patients were identified as having an increase in ODI score at 2-year follow-up...
  59. pmc Long fusions to the sacrum in elderly patients with spinal deformity
    Charles H Crawford
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Eur Spine J 21:2165-9. 2012
    ..This study evaluated clinical outcomes in elderly (>65) adult deformity patients who underwent posterior instrumented reconstruction consisting of fusion from the thoracic spine to the sacrum with iliac fixation...
  60. doi request reprint A diagnostic classification for lumbar spine registry development
    Steven D Glassman
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray St, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 11:1108-16. 2011
    ..To design a lumbar spine registry such that the accumulated data provide applicable guidance for clinical treatment, the incorporation of a functional diagnostic matrix is critical...
  61. doi request reprint Traumatic pediatric pneumorachis: case report and review of the literature
    John R Dimar
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E860-3. 2010
    ..Case report...
  62. ncbi request reprint Treatment of pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis with anterior debridement and fusion followed by delayed posterior spinal fusion
    John R Dimar
    Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:326-32; discussion 332. 2004
    ..Case series...
  63. ncbi request reprint Juvenile degenerative disc disease: a report of 76 cases identified by magnetic resonance imaging
    John R Dimar
    Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 7:332-7. 2007
    ..This assumption may be incorrect because patients in this population may have underlying juvenile degenerative disc disease (JDDD), an important pathological diagnosis in the adult population...
  64. ncbi request reprint Perioperative complications of posterior lumbar decompression and arthrodesis in older adults
    Leah Y Carreon
    Norton Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:2089-92. 2003
    ..In this study, we examined the rates of perioperative complications associated with posterior lumbar decompression and arthrodesis in patients sixty-five years of age or older...
  65. doi request reprint Early versus late stabilization of the spine in the polytrauma patient
    John R Dimar
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:S187-92. 2010
    ..Systematic review...
  66. ncbi request reprint Fusion and nonsurgical treatment for symptomatic lumbar degenerative disease: a systematic review of Oswestry Disability Index and MOS Short Form-36 outcomes
    Leah Y Carreon
    Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 8:747-55. 2008
    ..Definite conclusions are difficult to draw because of differences in patient inclusion criteria, fusion technique, nonoperative treatment regimen, and clinical outcome measures used to determine success...
  67. ncbi request reprint A prospective analysis of intraoperative electromyographic monitoring of posterior cervical screw fixation
    Mladen Djurasovic
    Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:515-8. 2005
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Surgical management of severely displaced pediatric seat-belt fracture-dislocations of the lumbar spine associated with occlusion of the abdominal aorta and avulsion of the cauda equina: a report of two cases
    Charles H Crawford
    University of Louisville Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E325-8. 2008
    ..Case report...
  69. pmc Intra- and inter-observer reliability of determining radiographic sagittal parameters of the spine and pelvis using a manual and a computer-assisted methods
    John R Dimar
    Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Eur Spine J 17:1373-9. 2008
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Use of cervical collar after single-level anterior cervical fusion with plate: is it necessary?
    Mitchell J Campbell
    Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:43-8. 2009
    ..Randomized clinical trial...
  71. ncbi request reprint Non-neurologic complications following surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Leah Y Carreon
    Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2427-32. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of non-neurologic complications following surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and to identify preoperative and operative factors that can increase this risk...
  72. doi request reprint Motion segment-sparing repair of symptomatic chronic pars defects
    Ian S Mutchnick
    Department of Neurosurgery, Norton Neuroscience Institute, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 15:159-63. 2011
    ..Since many patients with SP undergoing operative repair are young, a procedure with the lowest biomechanical profile is desirable, and direct pars repair is recommended. The authors here explore the limits of direct pars repair...
  73. ncbi request reprint Reliability and agreement between fine-cut CT scans and plain radiography in the evaluation of posterolateral fusions
    Leah Y Carreon
    Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 7:39-43. 2007
    ..Previous studies evaluated CT scans using 2-4-mm thick slices with limited reconstructions...
  74. ncbi request reprint Pediatric spine fractures: a review of 137 hospital admissions
    Leah Y Carreon
    Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:477-82. 2004
    ..A retrospective clinical case series was conducted to present data from a large series of pediatric patients with spine injuries from a single regional trauma center...
  75. ncbi request reprint Correlation of spinal canal dimensions to efficacy of epidural steroid injection in spinal stenosis
    Mitchell J Campbell
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 20:168-71. 2007
    ..To determine a critical canal dimension in patients with spinal stenosis that predicts response to epidural steroid injections (ESI)...