Praveen V Mummaneni

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Introduction: minimally invasive spine surgery video supplement
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery and UCSF Spine Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:Intro. 2013
  2. doi request reprint C1 lateral mass fixation: a comparison of constructs
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:153-60. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Electrophysiological monitoring during surgery for cervical degenerative myelopathy and radiculopathy
    Daniel K Resnick
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:245-52. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Management of anterior cervical pseudarthrosis
    Michael G Kaiser
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:228-37. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infections in spine surgery: identification of microbiologic and surgical characteristics in 239 cases
    Amir Abdul-Jabbar
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA and Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, CA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E1425-31. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Intraoperative neuromonitoring with MEPs and prediction of postoperative neurological deficits in patients undergoing surgery for cervical and cervicothoracic myelopathy
    Aaron J Clark
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:E7. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery for thoracolumbar spinal deformity: initial clinical experience with clinical and radiographic outcomes
    Michael Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Lois Pope LIFE Center, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Nuances of occipitocervical fixation
    Daniel C Lu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:141-6. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for proximal junctional kyphosis in long fusions to the sacrum in adult spinal deformity
    Keishi Maruo
    University of California, San Francisco, CA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea Department of Orthopedics Unit III, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India and Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Saiseikai Central Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E1469-76. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Guideline update for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 11: Interbody techniques for lumbar fusion
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California
    J Neurosurg Spine 21:67-74. 2014

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. doi request reprint Introduction: minimally invasive spine surgery video supplement
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery and UCSF Spine Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:Intro. 2013
    ..This video supplement has international appeal, and it has been an honor to be a guest editor on this superb supplement. ..
  2. doi request reprint C1 lateral mass fixation: a comparison of constructs
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:153-60. 2010
    ..We compare the results of 3 different constructs incorporating C1 lateral mass screws: occipitocervical (OC) constructs, C1-C2 constructs, and C1 to mid/low cervical constructs...
  3. doi request reprint Electrophysiological monitoring during surgery for cervical degenerative myelopathy and radiculopathy
    Daniel K Resnick
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:245-52. 2009
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to use evidence-based medicine to examine the diagnostic and therapeutic utility of intraoperative electrophysiological (EP) monitoring in the surgical treatment of cervical degenerative disease...
  4. doi request reprint Management of anterior cervical pseudarthrosis
    Michael G Kaiser
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:228-37. 2009
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to use evidence-based medicine to identify the best methodology for diagnosis and treatment of anterior pseudarthrosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infections in spine surgery: identification of microbiologic and surgical characteristics in 239 cases
    Amir Abdul-Jabbar
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA and Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, CA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E1425-31. 2013
    ..Retrospective analysis...
  6. doi request reprint Intraoperative neuromonitoring with MEPs and prediction of postoperative neurological deficits in patients undergoing surgery for cervical and cervicothoracic myelopathy
    Aaron J Clark
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:E7. 2013
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of IONM in cervical and cervicothoracic spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) cases...
  7. doi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery for thoracolumbar spinal deformity: initial clinical experience with clinical and radiographic outcomes
    Michael Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Lois Pope LIFE Center, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E9. 2010
    ..Minimally invasive surgery is being applied to this patient population in an effort to reduce the high complication rates associated with adult deformity surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Nuances of occipitocervical fixation
    Daniel C Lu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:141-6. 2010
    ..To describe the indications and techniques for occipitocervical (OC) fixation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for proximal junctional kyphosis in long fusions to the sacrum in adult spinal deformity
    Keishi Maruo
    University of California, San Francisco, CA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea Department of Orthopedics Unit III, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India and Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Saiseikai Central Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E1469-76. 2013
    ..A retrospective study...
  10. ncbi request reprint Guideline update for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 11: Interbody techniques for lumbar fusion
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California
    J Neurosurg Spine 21:67-74. 2014
    ..With regard to type of interbody spacer used, frozen allograft is associated with lower pseudarthrosis rates compared with freeze-dried allograft; however, this was not associated with a difference in clinical outcome. ..
  11. doi request reprint The role of minimally invasive techniques in the treatment of adult spinal deformity
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0332, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 24:231-48. 2013
    ..MIS treatment of MiSLAT level I to IV deformities is recommended, whereas level V and VI deformities require more traditional open approaches for adequate deformity correction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cervical arthroplasty with the PRESTIGE LP cervical disc
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:310-4; discussion 314-5. 2007
    ..The technique used for decompression and endplate preparation is presented in detail. Optimal arthroplasty device positioning is demonstrated. The surgical pearls and pitfalls of anterior cervical arthroplasty are highlighted...
  13. doi request reprint Mini-open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Beejal Y Amin
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:Video 2. 2013
    ..The video can be found here: http://youtu.be/LYRU9lbBdNg...
  14. doi request reprint Circumferential fusion for cervical kyphotic deformity
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:515-21. 2008
    ..The authors present their midterm results with cervical kyphosis correction...
  15. doi request reprint Analysis of the three United States Food and Drug Administration investigational device exemption cervical arthroplasty trials
    Cheerag D Upadhyaya
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:216-28. 2012
    ..These 3 studies evaluated the Prestige ST, Bryan, and ProDisc-C artificial discs. The authors analyzed the combined results of these trials...
  16. doi request reprint Pitfalls of calculating hospital readmission rates based on nonvalidated administrative data sets: : presented at the 2012 Joint Spine Section Meeting: clinical article
    Beejal Y Amin
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:134-8. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint Four-level minimally invasive lateral interbody fusion for treatment of degenerative scoliosis
    Beejal Y Amin
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60153, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:Video 10. 2013
    ..Special emphasis is placed on the approach. We highlight the relevant nerves passing through the abdominal wall with the aid of a microscope. The video can be found here: http://youtu.be/XU1OujNF8F8...
  18. doi request reprint A standardized nomenclature for cervical spine soft-tissue release and osteotomy for deformity correction: clinical article
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 19:269-78. 2013
    ..This complicates the ability to compare outcomes across procedures and studies. The authors' objective was to establish a universal nomenclature for cervical spine osteotomies to provide a common language among spine surgeons...
  19. doi request reprint Pedicle subtraction osteotomy
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:171-6. 2008
    ..We report our perioperative morbidity rate in recently performed PSO cases treated with our present surgical, anesthetic, and monitoring techniques and discuss complication-avoidance strategies...
  20. doi request reprint Anterior corpectomy versus posterior laminoplasty: is the risk of postoperative C-5 palsy different?
    Gurpreet Gandhoke
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E12. 2011
    ..The authors sought to compare the C-5 palsy rate of ACCF versus laminoplasty...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical and radiographic analysis of cervical disc arthroplasty compared with allograft fusion: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 6:198-209. 2007
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Delayed-onset neurological deficit following correction of severe thoracic kyphotic deformity
    H Michael Keyoung
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:74-9. 2008
    ..In this case, a delayed postoperative neurological deficit occurred following spinal hyperkyphosis correction. The authors discuss the possible etiological mechanisms behind this complication and suggest strategies for its management...
  23. doi request reprint Short-term and long-term outcomes of minimally invasive and open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusions: is there a difference?
    Jason S Cheng
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:E6. 2013
    ..In this study, the authors wanted to compare outcomes of MITLIF with those of open TLIF to determine whether MITLIF also improves postoperative functional mobility and decreases the usage of pain medication...
  24. doi request reprint Is there a difference in range of motion, neck pain, and outcomes in patients with ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament versus those with cervical spondylosis, treated with plated laminoplasty?
    Takahito Fujimori
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 35:E9. 2013
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Avoidance of wrong-level thoracic spine surgery: intraoperative localization with preoperative percutaneous fiducial screw placement
    Cheerag D Upadhyaya
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:280-4. 2012
    ..The authors describe a technique of using preoperatively placed percutaneous fiducial screws to localize the area of interest in the thoracic spine, and they assess the safety and efficacy of the technique...
  26. doi request reprint Clinical and radiographic comparison of mini-open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in 42 patients with long-term follow-up
    Sanjay S Dhall
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:560-5. 2008
    ..The authors retrospectively compared the outcomes of patients who underwent mini-open TLIF with those who underwent open TLIF...
  27. doi request reprint Minimally invasive tethered cord release in adults: a comparison of open and mini-open approaches
    Matthew B Potts
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 29:E7. 2010
    ..The authors present a comparison of open versus minimally invasive surgery to treat adult tethered cord syndrome...
  28. ncbi request reprint The minimally invasive spinal deformity surgery algorithm: a reproducible rational framework for decision making in minimally invasive spinal deformity surgery
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California
    Neurosurg Focus 36:E6. 2014
    ..The MISDEF algorithm was found to have substantial inter- and intraobserver agreement. Although further studies are needed, the application of this algorithm could provide a platform for surgeons to achieve the desired goals of surgery. ..
  29. doi request reprint Mini-open removal of extradural foraminal tumors of the lumbar spine
    Daniel C Lu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 10:46-50. 2009
    ..Extradural foraminal neoplasms can be safely and effectively treated with mini-open techniques. Reductions in blood loss, hospitalization, and tissue disruption may be potential benefits of this approach...
  30. doi request reprint Surgical site infection in spinal surgery: description of surgical and patient-based risk factors for postoperative infection using administrative claims data
    Amir Abdul-Jabbar
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1340-5. 2012
    ..Retrospective analysis...
  31. doi request reprint A comparison of mini-open and open approaches for resection of thoracolumbar intradural spinal tumors
    Daniel C Lu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:758-64. 2011
    ..In this paper, the authors compare the clinical outcome of mini-open resection of intradural thoracolumbar tumors with a standard open technique...
  32. ncbi request reprint Combined ventral and dorsal surgery for myelopathy and myeloradiculopathy
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California at San Francisco Spine Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:S82-9. 2007
    ..Combined ventral and dorsal decompression, reconstruction, and instrumentation procedures are viable options in the treatment of a select group of patients with complex cervical myelopathy or myeloradiculopathy...
  33. doi request reprint Percutaneous iliac screw placement: description of a new minimally invasive technique
    Michael Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Lois Pope LIFE Center, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E17. 2008
    ..This report demonstrates the feasibility of percutaneous iliac screw instrumentation. However, future studies will be needed to validate the safety and efficacy of this approach...
  34. ncbi request reprint Guideline update for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 5: Correlation between radiographic outcome and function
    Sanjay S Dhall
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California
    J Neurosurg Spine 21:31-6. 2014
    ..Due to this growing body of literature, it is recommended that strategies intended to enhance the potential for radiographic fusion are considered when performing a lumbar arthrodesis for degenerative spine disease. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of lumbar discectomy and single-level fusion for spondylolisthesis: experience with the NeuroPoint-SD registry
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California
    Neurosurg Focus 36:E3. 2014
    ..The authors' aim was to establish a multicenter registry to assess the efficacy and costs of common lumbar spinal procedures by using prospectively collected outcomes...
  36. doi request reprint Pathology of spinal ependymomas: an institutional experience over 25 years in 134 patients
    Phiroz E Tarapore
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Department of Pathology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    Neurosurgery 73:247-55; discussion 255. 2013
    ..Ependymomas constitute approximately 40% of primary intraspinal tumors. Current World Health Organization (WHO) grading may not correlate with observed progression-free survival (PFS)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory and dysplastic lesions involving the spine
    Adam S Kanter
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, University of California San Francisco Spine Center, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M 779, Box 0112, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:93-109. 2008
    ..Common signs and symptoms include pain, scoliosis, myelopathy, and weakness. Surgical decision making is based on patient status, comorbidities, and extent of disease...
  38. doi request reprint Minimally invasive approach to extraforaminal disc herniations at the lumbosacral junction using an operating microscope: case series and review of the literature
    Stephen M Pirris
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E10. 2008
    ..The authors report on a small series of patients and provide a video presentation of a minimally invasive approach to L5-S1 extraforaminal lumbar disc herniations utilizing a tubular retractor with microscopic visualization...
  39. doi request reprint The design, development, and implementation of a checklist for intraoperative neuromonitoring changes
    John E Ziewacz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0332, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 33:E11. 2012
    ..All stakeholders then reviewed the evidence and came to consensus regarding items for inclusion in the checklist...
  40. doi request reprint Spinal deformity and Parkinson disease: a treatment algorithm
    Cheerag D Upadhyaya
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E5. 2010
    ..The authors review the literature on the treatment of spinal deformity in patients with Parkinson disease (PD) and formulate a treatment algorithm...
  41. doi request reprint Laminoplasty outcomes: is there a difference between patients with degenerative stenosis and those with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament?
    Scott A Meyer
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 30:E9. 2011
    ..The authors sought to compare the surgical results of laminoplasty in the treatment of cervical stenosis with myelopathy due to either degenerative changes or segmental OPLL...
  42. doi request reprint The transspinous mini-open approach for resection of intradural spinal neoplasms: cadaveric feasibility study and report of 3 clinical cases
    Daniel C Lu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 74:195-9. 2010
    ..Here, we demonstrate the feasibility and initial clinical experience with a new minimally invasive approach for resection of intradural tumors...
  43. doi request reprint Stimulus-evoked electromyography testing of percutaneous pedicle screws for the detection of pedicle breaches: a clinical study of 409 screws in 93 patients
    Michael Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:600-5. 2010
    ..The use of insulated sleeves for percutaneous screws has allowed for EMG testing in minimally invasive surgery; however, no reports on the reliability of this testing modality have been published...
  44. ncbi request reprint Traumatic thoracolumbar spinal injury: an algorithm for minimally invasive surgical management
    Sanjay S Dhall
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California and
    Neurosurg Focus 37:E9. 2014
    ..The role of percutaneous nonfusion techniques remains very limited (primarily to treat thoracolumbar trauma in patients with a propensity for autofusion [for example, those with ankylosing spondylitis]). ..
  45. doi request reprint Diseases of the odontoid and craniovertebral junction with management by endoscopic approaches
    Jau Ching Wu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Room M779, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 44:1029-42. 2011
    ..This article reviews common pathologies of the CVJ and surgical approaches, and provides an evidence-based analysis of whether endoscopic approaches reduce velopharyngeal insufficiency...
  46. ncbi request reprint The future in the care of the cervical spine: interbody fusion and arthroplasty. Invited submission from the Joint Section Meeting on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, March 2004
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 1:155-9. 2004
    ..In this article the authors trace the evolution of cervical fusion and the new technique of cervical arthroplasty. The nomenclature of cervical arthroplasty will also be introduced...
  47. doi request reprint Minimally invasive decompression of a suboccipital osseous prominence causing rotational vertebral artery occlusion. Case report
    Daniel C Lu
    Departments of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:191-5. 2009
    ..Successful decompression of the VA was performed via a minimally invasive 22-mm tubular retractor. This is the first reported case report of a minimally invasive decompression of the VA between the skull base and C-1...
  48. doi request reprint A treatment algorithm for the management of cervical spine fractures and deformity in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Adam S Kanter
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 24:E11. 2008
    ..The authors introduce a clinical problem-solving algorithm to assist in the surgical management of instability and deformity in this exigent patient population...
  49. doi request reprint Removal of ossified ligamentum flavum via a minimally invasive surgical approach
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco Spine Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E7. 2008
    ..This approach enables complete decompression of the spinal canal while minimizing nerve, vascular, and musculoskeletal disruption, thus maintaining the native biomechanical disposition of the intact vertebral column...
  50. doi request reprint Holospinal epidural abscess
    Darryl Lau
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0112, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 21:517-20. 2014
    ..Both patients underwent urgent surgical decompression and abscess drainage, and had significant improvement in neurological function. We discuss the surgical management strategies and briefly review the literature regarding HEA. ..
  51. ncbi request reprint Cervicothoracic kyphosis
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0410, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 17:277-87, vi. 2006
    ..For these patients, surgical goals include deformity correction with restoration of an acceptable forward gaze, re-establishment of sagittal balance, decompression of the spinal cord (if myelopathic), and stable fixation...
  52. doi request reprint Radiographic assessment of cervical subaxial fusion
    Michael G Kaiser
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:221-7. 2009
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to use evidence-based medicine to identify the best methodology for radiographic assessment of cervical subaxial fusion...
  53. doi request reprint Rotational vertebral artery occlusion-series of 9 cases
    Daniel C Lu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:1066-72; discussion 1072. 2010
    ..Rotational vertebral artery syndrome (RVAS) is a rare entity about which previously published studies are mostly limited to individual case reports...
  54. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive extracavitary transpedicular corpectomy for the management of spinal tumors
    Rajiv Saigal
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 25:305-15. 2014
    ..This article presents the relevant clinical background on spinal metastasis, reviews the surgical technique for minimally invasive transpedicular corpectomy, and finally reviews relevant results in the literature. ..
  55. ncbi request reprint Lumbar interbody fusion: state-of-the-art technical advances. Invited submission from the Joint Section Meeting on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, March 2004
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Emory University, Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 1:24-30. 2004
    ..The advantages and disadvantages of each will be discussed in detail. Additionally, strategies for minimally invasive access and options for interbody spacer materials will be discussed...
  56. ncbi request reprint Concepts of surgical correction-segmental derotation and translation techniques
    John H Chi
    Division of Neurospinal Disorders, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:325-8. 2007
    ..Both maneuvers have become popularized to obtain triplanar correction using segmental instrumentation. In this article, the authors discuss and illustrate segmental derotation and translation techniques...
  57. pmc Cervical artificial disc replacement versus fusion in the cervical spine: a systematic review comparing long-term follow-up results from two FDA trials
    Praveen V Mummaneni
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Evid Based Spine Care J 3:59-66. 2012
    ..More studies with long-term follow-up are warranted...
  58. doi request reprint Creating a culture of safety within operative neurosurgery: the design and implementation of a perioperative safety video
    Catherine Y Lau
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 33:E3. 2012
    ....