S S Hu

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Outcome and complications of long fusions to the sacrum in adult spine deformity: luque-galveston, combined iliac and sacral screws, and sacral fixation
    Arash Emami
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:776-86. 2002
  2. ncbi Iliac crest bone graft: are the complications overrated?
    Serena S Hu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Ave, MU 320 West, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Spine J 11:538-9. 2011
  3. ncbi Nutritional depletion in staged spinal reconstructive surgery. The effect of total parenteral nutrition
    S S Hu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:1401-5. 1998
  4. ncbi Preparing the adult deformity patient for spinal surgery
    Serena S Hu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:S126-31. 2006
  5. pmc Blood loss in adult spinal surgery
    Serena S Hu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Ave MU320West, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Eur Spine J 13:S3-5. 2004
  6. ncbi Patient outcomes after decompression and instrumented posterior spinal fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis
    S E Nork
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:561-9. 1999
  7. ncbi Management of fixed sagittal plane deformity: results of the transpedicular wedge resection osteotomy
    S H Berven
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2036-43. 2001
  8. ncbi Carbonated apatite cement augmentation of pedicle screw fixation in the lumbar spine
    J C Lotz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2716-23. 1997
  9. ncbi Thromboembolic complications after major thoracolumbar spine surgery
    J T Dearborn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1471-6. 1999
  10. doi The efficacy of motor evoked potentials in fixed sagittal imbalance deformity correction surgery
    Jeremy A Lieberman
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0648, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E414-24. 2008

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  1. ncbi Outcome and complications of long fusions to the sacrum in adult spine deformity: luque-galveston, combined iliac and sacral screws, and sacral fixation
    Arash Emami
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:776-86. 2002
    ..A retrospective study of adults with long fusion to the sacrum using three different fixations was performed...
  2. ncbi Iliac crest bone graft: are the complications overrated?
    Serena S Hu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Ave, MU 320 West, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Spine J 11:538-9. 2011
  3. ncbi Nutritional depletion in staged spinal reconstructive surgery. The effect of total parenteral nutrition
    S S Hu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:1401-5. 1998
    ..A prospective randomized study evaluating nutritional depletion in spine surgery patients...
  4. ncbi Preparing the adult deformity patient for spinal surgery
    Serena S Hu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:S126-31. 2006
    ..Review article of preoperative evaluation of surgical patients as relates to adult spine patients...
  5. pmc Blood loss in adult spinal surgery
    Serena S Hu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Ave MU320West, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Eur Spine J 13:S3-5. 2004
    ..There are several factors that can put patients at increased risk for greater intraoperative blood loss. These factors, including a review of the literature, will be discussed...
  6. ncbi Patient outcomes after decompression and instrumented posterior spinal fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis
    S E Nork
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:561-9. 1999
    ..05). CONCLUSIONS: Patients treated with decompression and fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis had improved functional outcomes, when measured by a disease-specific questionnaire and by widely used instruments...
  7. ncbi Management of fixed sagittal plane deformity: results of the transpedicular wedge resection osteotomy
    S H Berven
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2036-43. 2001
    ..Retrospective review of a consecutive clinical series...
  8. ncbi Carbonated apatite cement augmentation of pedicle screw fixation in the lumbar spine
    J C Lotz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2716-23. 1997
    ..In response to cyclic loading, all measures of bio-mechanical performance improved 30-63%. CONCLUSIONS: The data suggest that augmentation with this carbonated apatite cancellous bone cement can enhance immediate screw fixation...
  9. ncbi Thromboembolic complications after major thoracolumbar spine surgery
    J T Dearborn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1471-6. 1999
    ..Simple mechanical prophylaxis for thromboembolism, which may be adequate for patients undergoing posterior procedures, may not be as protective for patients undergoing combined anterior/posterior spine surgery...
  10. doi The efficacy of motor evoked potentials in fixed sagittal imbalance deformity correction surgery
    Jeremy A Lieberman
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0648, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E414-24. 2008
    ..Retrospective analysis of transcranial motor evoked potential (TcMEP) responses and clinical outcome...
  11. ncbi Studies in the modified Scoliosis Research Society Outcomes Instrument in adults: validation, reliability, and discriminatory capacity
    Sigurd Berven
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2164-9; discussion 2169. 2003
    ..Observational study of patients with scoliosis and matched controls...
  12. ncbi Predictors of flexibility and pain patterns in thoracolumbar and lumbar idiopathic scoliosis
    Vedat Deviren
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2346-9. 2002
    ..A retrospective evaluation of radiographs in patients with idiopathic scoliosis was undertaken to assess predictors of flexibility...
  13. ncbi Operative management of degenerative scoliosis: an evidence-based approach to surgical strategies based on clinical and radiographic outcomes
    Sigurd H Berven
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:261-72. 2007
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  14. ncbi Anterior and posterior allografts in symptomatic thoracolumbar deformity
    G R Buttermann
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Spinal Disord 14:54-66. 2001
    ..In general, anterior structural allografts are effective in maintaining correction, result in fusion rates comparable to those of autografts, and correlate to improved outcomes...
  15. ncbi Reduction of high-grade spondylolisthesis using Edwards instrumentation
    S S Hu
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:367-71. 1996
    ..For select patients, it may be effective for reducing severe deformity and can be expected to afford good to excellent results. Improved sacral fixation may reduce the rate of hardware-related complications...
  16. ncbi Effect of the pedicle and posterior arch on vertebral body strength predictions in finite element modeling
    C M Whyne
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:899-907. 1998
    ..To yield more accurate vertebral body strength predictions from finite element modeling, the posterior arch should be included...
  17. doi Reoperation after primary fusion for adult spinal deformity: rate, reason, and timing
    James M Mok
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:832-9. 2009
    ..Retrospective cohort study of consecutive patients undergoing primary fusion with segmental fixation for adult spinal deformity...
  18. ncbi Instrumentation of the cervicothoracic junction after destabilization
    H U Bueff
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20:1789-92. 1995
    ..Posterior constructs showed increased stiffness over anterior plates...
  19. doi Relaxation of forces needed to distract cervical vertebrae after discectomy: a biomechanical study
    Henry E Aryan
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:100-4. 2009
    ..In vitro and in vivo biomechanical stress measurements are made of the intervertebral disc segment distraction force during anterior cervical discectomy...
  20. ncbi Surgical strategies and choosing levels for spinal deformity: how high, how low, front and back
    James M Mok
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:329-37. 2007
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  21. ncbi Eikenella corrodens vertebral osteomyelitis secondary to direct inoculation: a case report
    C R Lehman
    Spine Service, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1185-7. 2000
    ..A case report...
  22. ncbi Internal fixation in the osteoporotic spine
    S S Hu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:43S-48S. 1997
    ..Advances in perioperative medical management, as well as improved instrumentation systems, may also contribute to improving patient outcomes...
  23. doi Clinical outcome of deep wound infection after instrumented posterior spinal fusion: a matched cohort analysis
    James M Mok
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:578-83. 2009
    ..Retrospective case control study...
  24. ncbi Spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis
    Serena S Hu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Instr Course Lect 57:431-45. 2008
    ..Spondylolysis is a defect in the pars interarticularis that occurs in approximately 5% of the general population. Approximately 15% of individuals with a pars interarticularis lesion have progression to spondylolisthesis...
  25. ncbi Spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis
    Serena S Hu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Avenue, Room MU 320W, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:656-71. 2008
  26. doi The factors that play a role in the decision-making process of adult deformity patients
    Murat Pekmezci
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:813-7. 2009
    ..Retrospective matched cohort...
  27. doi Extravasation of rhBMP-2 with use of postoperative drains after posterolateral spinal fusion
    James M Mok
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1668-74. 2008
    ..Prospective measurement of rhBMP-2 from drains in a cohort of patients undergoing posterolateral spinal fusion...
  28. ncbi Risk factors for infection after spinal surgery
    Andrew Fang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1460-5. 2005
    ..A retrospective case control analysis of 48 cases of postoperative infection following spinal procedures...
  29. ncbi Parametric finite element analysis of vertebral bodies affected by tumors
    C M Whyne
    Orthopaedic Bioengineering Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, U-470 Box 0514, 533 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143-0514, USA
    J Biomech 34:1317-24. 2001
    ..The results of this parametric study suggest that vertebral tumor size and bone density contribute significantly to a patients risk for vertebral fracture and should be incorporated in clinical assessment paradigms...
  30. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging measurement of relaxation and water diffusion in the human lumbar intervertebral disc under compression in vitro
    E J Chiu
    Department of Radiology, University of California, Berkeley San Francisco, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E437-44. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: This study demonstrated that magnetic resonance imaging can be used to measure significant changes in T1, T2, or diffusion in intervertebral disc specimens by region, loading condition, or Thompson grade...
  31. ncbi Excision of hemivertebrae in the management of congenital scoliosis involving the thoracic and thoracolumbar spine
    V Deviren
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0728, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 83:496-500. 2001
    ..There were no major complications and no neurological damage. We have shown that resection of thoracic and thoracolumbar hemivertebrae can be performed safely, without undue risk of neurological compromise, in experienced hands...
  32. ncbi Disc arthroplasty design influences intervertebral kinematics and facet forces
    Marc Antoine Rousseau
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Spine J 6:258-66. 2006
    ..Consequently, beneficial or adverse effects of this procedure may not be fully realized, and data for kinematic optimization are unavailable...
  33. ncbi The lumbar zygapophyseal (facet) joints: a role in the pathogenesis of spinal pain syndromes and degenerative spondylolisthesis
    Sigurd Berven
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Semin Neurol 22:187-96. 2002
    ..Future investigations with tissue engineering, ligamentous reconstructions, and intervertebral disc replacement or regeneration may have useful applications in the treatment of zygapophyseal joint pathology...
  34. ncbi Percutaneous plasma decompression alters cytokine expression in injured porcine intervertebral discs
    Conor W O'Neill
    Department of Radiology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Spine J 4:88-98. 2004
    ..Clinical data suggest discectomy may also help patients with contained discs and no clear neural compromise. However, the mechanisms of clinical efficacy are uncertain, and consequently bases for treatment optimization are limited...
  35. doi Use of C-reactive protein after spinal surgery: comparison with erythrocyte sedimentation rate as predictor of early postoperative infectious complications
    James M Mok
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:415-21. 2008
    ..This is a prospective observational study of erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and C-reactive protein (CRP) in a cohort of patients undergoing spinal surgery...
  36. doi Comparison of observer variation in conventional and three digital radiographic methods used in the evaluation of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    James M Mok
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:681-6. 2008
    ..This study is a reliability analysis of coronal Cobb angle measurements in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis obtained by multiple observers...
  37. doi Biomechanics of the anterior longitudinal ligament during 8 g whiplash simulation following single- and contiguous two-level fusion: a finite element study
    Alan B C Dang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New England Musculoskeletal Institute, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06034 4037, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:607-11. 2008
    ..A computational study of anterior longitudinal ligament (ALL) strain in the cervical spine following single- and 2-level fusion during simulated whiplash...
  38. ncbi Burst fracture in the metastatically involved spine: development, validation, and parametric analysis of a three-dimensional poroelastic finite-element model
    Cari M Whyne
    Orthopaedic Bioengineering Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco 94143 0514, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:652-60. 2003
    ..A finite-element study and in vitro experimental validation was performed for a parametric investigation of features that contribute to burst fracture risk in the metastatically involved spine...
  39. ncbi Recombinant activated factor VII in spinal surgery: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-escalation trial
    Barton Sachs
    Texas Back Institute Clinical Research Organization, Plano, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2285-93. 2007
    ..Randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, multicenter, Phase IIa study...
  40. ncbi High thoracic spinal infection following upper gastrointestinal work-up
    Yung Chen
    Spinal Diagnostics and Treatment Center, Daly City, CA, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 14:1132-5. 2007
    ..Early diagnosis is a key factor to avoid neurologic sequelae in the treatment of patients with spinal infection. Physicians need to be aware of this potential complication following endoscopic gastrointestinal investigation...
  41. ncbi Visual loss after spinal surgery
    Richard B Weiskopf
    Anesthesiology 106:1250-1; author reply 1251-2. 2007
  42. pmc Surgical versus nonsurgical treatment for lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis
    James N Weinstein
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2257-70. 2007
    ..Management of degenerative spondylolisthesis with spinal stenosis is controversial. Surgery is widely used, but its effectiveness in comparison with that of nonsurgical treatment has not been demonstrated in controlled trials...