Sohail K Mirza

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development of an index to characterize the "invasiveness" of spine surgery: validation by comparison to blood loss and operative time
    Sohail K Mirza
    Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Center for Cost and Outcomes Research, and University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2651-61; discussion 2662. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of randomized trials comparing lumbar fusion surgery to nonoperative care for treatment of chronic back pain
    Sohail K Mirza
    Center for Cost and Outcomes Research, and Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:816-23. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of thoracic vertebral body screw placement using standard fluoroscopy, fluoroscopic image guidance, and computed tomographic image guidance: a cadaver study
    Sohail K Mirza
    Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:402-13. 2003
  4. pmc Towards standardized measurement of adverse events in spine surgery: conceptual model and pilot evaluation
    Sohail K Mirza
    Center for Cost and Outcomes Research, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:53. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The safety of fluoroscopically-assisted thoracic pedicle screw instrumentation for spine trauma
    Richard Bransford
    Department of Orthopaedics, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    J Trauma 60:1047-52. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Are lumbar spine reoperation rates falling with greater use of fusion surgery and new surgical technology?
    Brook I Martin
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2119-26. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Neural space integrity of the lower cervical spine: effect of anterior lesions
    David J Nuckley
    Applied Biomechanics Laboratory of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:642-9. 2004
  8. pmc A prospective cohort study of surgical treatment for back pain with degenerated discs; study protocol
    Richard A Deyo
    Department of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:24. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Complex pediatric cervical spine surgery using smaller nonspinal screws and plates and intraoperative computed tomography
    Mahesh Karandikar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:594-601. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Expenditures and health status among adults with back and neck problems
    Brook I Martin
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    JAMA 299:656-64. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Development of an index to characterize the "invasiveness" of spine surgery: validation by comparison to blood loss and operative time
    Sohail K Mirza
    Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Center for Cost and Outcomes Research, and University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2651-61; discussion 2662. 2008
    ..Prospective cohort study...
  2. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of randomized trials comparing lumbar fusion surgery to nonoperative care for treatment of chronic back pain
    Sohail K Mirza
    Center for Cost and Outcomes Research, and Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:816-23. 2007
    ..Systematic review of randomized trials comparing surgical to nonsurgical treatment of discogenic back pain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of thoracic vertebral body screw placement using standard fluoroscopy, fluoroscopic image guidance, and computed tomographic image guidance: a cadaver study
    Sohail K Mirza
    Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:402-13. 2003
    ..A surgical simulation study in human cadaver spine specimens was conducted to evaluate the accuracy of thoracic vertebral body screw placement using four different intraoperative imaging techniques...
  4. pmc Towards standardized measurement of adverse events in spine surgery: conceptual model and pilot evaluation
    Sohail K Mirza
    Center for Cost and Outcomes Research, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:53. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The safety of fluoroscopically-assisted thoracic pedicle screw instrumentation for spine trauma
    Richard Bransford
    Department of Orthopaedics, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    J Trauma 60:1047-52. 2006
    ..Our goal is to determine the incidence of major perioperative complications following the placement of thoracic pedicle screws using anatomic landmarks and intraoperative fluoroscopy in patients with spine fractures...
  6. ncbi request reprint Are lumbar spine reoperation rates falling with greater use of fusion surgery and new surgical technology?
    Brook I Martin
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2119-26. 2007
    ..A retrospective analysis of population-based hospital discharge registry from all nonfederal acute care hospitals in Washington State...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neural space integrity of the lower cervical spine: effect of anterior lesions
    David J Nuckley
    Applied Biomechanics Laboratory of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:642-9. 2004
    ..A repeated measures study design was used to evaluate intervertebral foramen and spinal canal neural space integrity subsequent to sequential surgical anterior lesions of the lower cervical spine in a human cadaver model...
  8. pmc A prospective cohort study of surgical treatment for back pain with degenerated discs; study protocol
    Richard A Deyo
    Department of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:24. 2005
    ..Little is known about how patients undergoing lumbar fusion compare in preoperative physical and psychological function to patients who have degenerative discs, but receive only non-surgical care...
  9. doi request reprint Complex pediatric cervical spine surgery using smaller nonspinal screws and plates and intraoperative computed tomography
    Mahesh Karandikar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:594-601. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Expenditures and health status among adults with back and neck problems
    Brook I Martin
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    JAMA 299:656-64. 2008
    ..Back and neck problems are among the symptoms most commonly encountered in clinical practice. However, few studies have examined national trends in expenditures for back and neck problems or related these trends to health status measures...
  11. doi request reprint Clearing the cervical spine in obtunded patients
    Tyler J Harris
    School of Medicine, University of Washington, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1547-53. 2008
    ..Retrospective cohort study...
  12. pmc Using the spine surgical invasiveness index to identify risk of surgical site infection: a multivariate analysis
    Amy M Cizik
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 N E Pacific Street, Box 356500, Seattle, WA 98195 6500, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:335-42. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that a higher surgical invasiveness score will increase the risk for surgical site infection following spine surgery...
  13. doi request reprint Trends in health care expenditures, utilization, and health status among US adults with spine problems, 1997-2006
    Brook I Martin
    Departments of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2077-84. 2009
    ..Analysis of nationally representative survey data for spine-related health care expenditures, utilization and self-reported health status...
  14. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for respiratory failure following operative stabilization of thoracic and lumbar spine fractures
    Timothy P McHenry
    Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:997-1005. 2006
    ..However, the authors of these studies analyzed small sets of patients and did not assess the independent effects of multiple risk factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of craniocervical dislocation in a series of 17 consecutive survivors during an 8-year period
    Carlo Bellabarba
    Departments of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:429-40. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to elucidate systematic factors associated with delays in diagnosing and treating this life-threatening condition and to introduce an injury-severity classification with therapeutic implications...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reoperation rates following lumbar spine surgery and the influence of spinal fusion procedures
    Brook I Martin
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:382-7. 2007
    ..Retrospective cohort study using a hospital discharge registry of all nonfederal acute care hospitals in Washington state...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lumbar fusion outcomes in Washington State workers' compensation
    Sham Maghout Juratli
    Occupational Epidemiology and Health Outcomes Program, University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA 98103 9058, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2715-23. 2006
    ..Retrospective population-based cohort study...
  18. ncbi request reprint The misdiagnosis of acute cervical spine injuries and fractures in infants and children: the 12-year experience of a level I pediatric and adult trauma center
    Anthony M Avellino
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 21:122-7. 2005
    ..The objective was to determine the frequency of acute cervical spine injuries and fractures that were misdiagnosed in infants and children (< or =14 years) initially evaluated at a pediatric and adult urban level I trauma center...
  19. pmc Type IX collagen neo-deposition in degenerative discs of surgical patients whether genotyped plus or minus for COL9 risk alleles
    Yong Zhu
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2031-8. 2011
    ..Immunohistochemical analysis of type IX collagen in disc tissue from spinal fusion patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Back pain prevalence and visit rates: estimates from U.S. national surveys, 2002
    Richard A Deyo
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2724-7. 2006
    ..Review and analysis of data from two U.S. national surveys in 2002...
  21. ncbi request reprint Spinal-fusion surgery - the case for restraint
    Richard A Deyo
    Department of Medicine, Center for Cost and Outcomes Research, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:722-6. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Classifications of thoracic and lumbar fractures: rationale and supporting data
    Sohail K Mirza
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 10:364-77. 2002
    ..Standardization of terminology as related to treatment decisions and prognosis is key to an improved understanding of the clinical behavior of these injuries and identification of optimal treatment options...
  23. doi request reprint Mortality after lumbar fusion surgery
    Sham Maghout Juratli
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:740-7. 2009
    ..Retrospective population-based cohort study...
  24. pmc Use of bone morphogenetic proteins in spinal fusion surgery for older adults with lumbar stenosis: trends, complications, repeat surgery, and charges
    Richard A Deyo
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:222-30. 2012
    ..Retrospective cohort study of Medicare claims...
  25. ncbi request reprint Trends and variations in the use of spine surgery
    Richard A Deyo
    Department of Medicine, Center for Cost and Outcomes Research, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 443:139-46. 2006
    ..As new technology for spine surgery is introduced at an accelerating pace, we anticipate substantial changes in surgery patterns. Analysis of population-based data may be useful for surveillance of changes and their impacts...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: a case with obstructive and central sleep apnea
    Carrie L Heike
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Craniofacial Medicine, University of Washington and Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:340-6. 2007
    ..She also had central sleep apnea, initially attributed to spinal cord impingement from cervical instability. Posterior cervical fusion was associated with a decrease in the number of central apneic events...
  27. ncbi request reprint Neural space integrity of the lower cervical spine: effect of normal range of motion
    David J Nuckley
    Applied Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:587-95. 2002
    ..An experimental investigation of intervertebral foramen and spinal canal neural space integrity was performed throughout physiologic range of motion of the lower cervical spine in intact human cadaver specimens...
  28. ncbi request reprint "Plough" fracture: shear fracture of the anterior arch of the atlas
    A Alex Mohit
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, 325 Ninth Ave, Box 359728, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:770. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Spinal fluid surgery
    Richard A Deyo
    Spine J 5:698-9; author reply 699-700. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Vertebroplasty: learning more, but not enough
    Jeffrey G Jarvik
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1487-9. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Accountability of the accused: facing public perceptions about financial conflicts of interest in spine surgery
    Sohail K Mirza
    Spine J 4:491-4. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Point of view: Commentary on the research reports that led to Food and Drug Administration approval of an artificial disc
    Sohail K Mirza
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1561-4. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Severe posttraumatic craniocervical instability in the very young patient. Report of three cases
    Saadi Ghatan
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University, Children s Hospital of New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:102-7. 2004
    ..All three were treated with prolonged immobilization and have recovered with minimal to no neurological deficit...
  34. doi request reprint What patients know
    Sohail K Mirza
    Surg Neurol 70:5-7. 2008
  35. ncbi request reprint Variation in reported safety of lumbar interbody fusion: influence of industrial sponsorship and other study characteristics
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:471-80. 2007
    ..Systematic review...
  36. ncbi request reprint Population-based trends in volumes and rates of ambulatory lumbar spine surgery
    Darryl T Gray
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1957-63; discussion 1964. 2006
    ..Sequential cross-sectional study...

Research Grants1

  1. Safety of Lumbar Fusion Surgery for Chronic Back Pain
    Sohail Mirza; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The analysis will use appropriate univariate and multivariate techniques to address the study questions. This study will provide data on the relative benefits and risks of lumbar fusion surgery in treating back pain. ..