Mladen Djurasovic

Summary

Affiliation: University of Louisville School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of positive sagittal balance in adult spinal deformity
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, The Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2024-9. 2005
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of perioperative complications on clinical outcome in adult deformity surgery
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2764-70. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Do 1-year outcomes predict 2-year outcomes for adult deformity surgery?
    Steven D Glassman
    Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 9:317-22. 2009
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Outcome of lumbar arthrodesis in patients sixty-five years of age or older
    Steven D Glassman
    Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:783-90. 2009
  10. 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

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Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of positive sagittal balance in adult spinal deformity
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, The Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2024-9. 2005
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of perioperative complications on clinical outcome in adult deformity surgery
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2764-70. 2007
    ..Retrospective case-control series...
  6. doi request reprint Do 1-year outcomes predict 2-year outcomes for adult deformity surgery?
    Steven D Glassman
    Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 9:317-22. 2009
    ..Hence, relationships between HRQOL outcomes and traditional measures of success such as deformity correction, fusion healing, and complications are being established...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Outcome of lumbar arthrodesis in patients sixty-five years of age or older
    Steven D Glassman
    Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:783-90. 2009
    ....
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint The selection of operative versus nonoperative treatment in patients with adult scoliosis
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine and the Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:93-7. 2007
    ..Retrospective case-control matched series...
  12. ncbi request reprint Posterolateral lumbar spine fusion with INFUSE bone graft
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 1003, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 7:44-9. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Treatment recommendations for idiopathic scoliosis: an assessment of the Lenke classification
    Rolando M Puno
    Leatherman Spine Center and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2102-14; discussion 2114-5. 2003
    ..DESIGN A retrospective radiographic review of 183 patients who underwent anterior and/or posterior fusion for the treatment of idiopathic scoliosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Correlation of radiographic parameters and clinical symptoms in adult scoliosis
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine and the Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:682-8. 2005
    ..This study is a retrospective review of the initial enrollment data from a prospective multicentered study of adult spinal deformity...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nonsurgical resource utilization in adult spinal deformity
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, and the Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:941-7. 2006
    ..The enrollment data were retrospectively reviewed for 1,061 patients entered into a prospective multicenter study of adult spinal deformity between January 2002 and June 2004...
  18. ncbi request reprint MOS short form 36 and Oswestry Disability Index outcomes in lumbar fusion: a multicenter experience
    Steven Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine and the Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 6:21-6. 2006
    ..This raises a question as to whether the excellent results seen in these IDE trials can be reproduced in standard clinical practice...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Perioperative complications of lumbar instrumentation and fusion in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 1003, and the Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 3:496-501. 2003
    ..Prior studies have documented an increased complication rate in diabetics treated by lumbar decompression. Despite the assumption that this risk would be exacerbated in larger fusion procedures, a recent study found no such increased risk...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  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. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for the use of autologous cell saver transfusion in lumbar spinal surgery
    Roger Kirk Owens
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray Street, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E217-22. 2013
    ..Retrospective review...
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Vertebral osteonecrosis associated with the use of intradiscal electrothermal therapy: a case report
    Mladen Djurasovic
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kenton D Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E325-8. 2002
    ..This report describes a case of vertebral body osteonecrosis associated with the use of intradiscal electrothermal therapy...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Relative Benefit of TLIF Versus PSF Stratified by Diagnostic Indication
    Roger Kirk Owens
    Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY
    J Spinal Disord Tech 27:144-7. 2014
    ..Case-matched retrospective...
  43. 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
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Correlation of radiographic and clinical findings in spinal deformities
    Mladen Djurasovic
    Spine Institute, Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:223-7. 2007
    ..Further studies are needed to clarify the clinical significance of radiographic features of spinal deformities further...