David W Polly

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint SF-36 PCS benefit-cost ratio of lumbar fusion comparison to other surgical interventions: a thought experiment
    David W Polly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:S20-6. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment for the painful motion segment: matching technology with the indications: posterior lumbar fusion
    David W Polly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota and Twin Cities, Spine Center, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:S44-51. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint An analysis of decision making and treatment in thoracolumbar metastases
    David W Polly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:S118-27. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Debate: to fuse or not to fuse to the sacrum, the fate of the L5-S1 disc
    David W Polly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:S179-84. 2006
  5. doi request reprint The accuracy of navigation and 3D image-guided placement for the placement of pedicle screws in congenital spine deformity
    A Noelle Larson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:e23-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Perioperative complications in revision anterior lumbar spine surgery: incidence and risk factors
    James D Schwender
    Twin Cities Spine Center, 913 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:87-90. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Optimizing iliac screw fixation: a biomechanical study on screw length, trajectory, and diameter
    Edward Rainier G Santos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:219-25. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cranial facet joint violation rates between open and percutaneous pedicle screw placement using intraoperative 3-D CT (O-arm) computer navigation
    Sharon C Yson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E251-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Pediatric pedicle screw placement using intraoperative computed tomography and 3-dimensional image-guided navigation
    A Noelle Larson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E188-94. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Segmental lumbar sagittal correction after bilateral transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Sharon C Yson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:37-42. 2012

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint SF-36 PCS benefit-cost ratio of lumbar fusion comparison to other surgical interventions: a thought experiment
    David W Polly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:S20-6. 2007
    ..A retrospective review of prospectively collected data...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment for the painful motion segment: matching technology with the indications: posterior lumbar fusion
    David W Polly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota and Twin Cities, Spine Center, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:S44-51. 2005
    ..A convenience literature-based review of the different techniques of posterior lumbar fusion...
  3. ncbi request reprint An analysis of decision making and treatment in thoracolumbar metastases
    David W Polly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:S118-27. 2009
    ..Systematic review of literature...
  4. ncbi request reprint Debate: to fuse or not to fuse to the sacrum, the fate of the L5-S1 disc
    David W Polly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:S179-84. 2006
  5. doi request reprint The accuracy of navigation and 3D image-guided placement for the placement of pedicle screws in congenital spine deformity
    A Noelle Larson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:e23-9. 2012
    ..Treatment of congenital spine deformity has high surgical risk due to abnormal anatomy and dysmorphic pedicles. We hypothesized that an image-guided navigation system would result in a low rate of screw revision due to malposition...
  6. doi request reprint Perioperative complications in revision anterior lumbar spine surgery: incidence and risk factors
    James D Schwender
    Twin Cities Spine Center, 913 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:87-90. 2009
    ..This is a retrospective review of 129 consecutive anterior lumbar revision surgeries in 108 patients. It is a single-center, multi-surgeon study...
  7. doi request reprint Optimizing iliac screw fixation: a biomechanical study on screw length, trajectory, and diameter
    Edward Rainier G Santos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:219-25. 2011
    ..The authors performed a study to determine the optimal iliac screw size, length, and trajectory that produce the highest insertional torques...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cranial facet joint violation rates between open and percutaneous pedicle screw placement using intraoperative 3-D CT (O-arm) computer navigation
    Sharon C Yson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E251-8. 2013
    ..Retrospective study comparing cranial facet joint violation rates of open and percutaneous pedicle screws inserted using 3-dimensional image-guidance...
  9. doi request reprint Pediatric pedicle screw placement using intraoperative computed tomography and 3-dimensional image-guided navigation
    A Noelle Larson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E188-94. 2012
    ..A retrospective cohort study reporting the use of intraoperative computed tomography (CT) and image-guided navigation system for the placement of pedicle screws in pediatric compared with adult patients...
  10. doi request reprint Segmental lumbar sagittal correction after bilateral transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Sharon C Yson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:37-42. 2012
    ..In this paper the authors sought to determine the segmental lumbar sagittal contour change after bilateral transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Spinopelvic fixation in deformity: a review
    Edward R G Santos
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:373-84. 2007
    ..Regardless of the method of fixation, the ultimate determinant of long-term implant survival is the achievement of adequate biologic fusion...
  12. doi request reprint Pediatric pedicle screws: comparative effectiveness and safety: a systematic literature review from the Scoliosis Research Society and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America task force
    Charles Gerald T Ledonio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1227-34. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Disc arthroplasty: lessons learned from total joint arthroplasty
    Edward G Santos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota and the Twin Cities Spine Center, 2450 Riverside Avenue South R 200, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Spine J 4:182S-189S. 2004
    ..Potential lessons learned from the extensive experience with extremity arthroplasty may predict some of the perils and pitfalls associated with motion-preserving devices in spinal applications...
  14. doi request reprint Rationale behind the current state-of-the-art treatment of scoliosis (in the pedicle screw era)
    Lawrence G Lenke
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University Medical Center, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8233, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1051-4. 2008
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Disc degeneration assessed by quantitative T2* (T2 star) correlated with functional lumbar mechanics
    Arin M Ellingson
    Department of Biomedical Engineering Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Department of Radiology, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E1533-40. 2013
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  17. ncbi request reprint Quantitative T2* (T2 star) relaxation times predict site specific proteoglycan content and residual mechanics of the intervertebral disc throughout degeneration
    Arin M Ellingson
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Nils Hasselmo Hall, Room 7 105, 312 Church Street S E, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    J Orthop Res 32:1083-9. 2014
    ..2014 Orthopaedic Research Society. Published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Orthop Res 32:1083-1089, 2014. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Neck-shoulder crossover: how often do neck and shoulder pathology masquerade as each other?
    Jonathan N Sembrano
    Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and Staff Physician, Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 42:E76-80. 2013
    ..Thus, approximately 1 in 25 patients seen at a surgeon's clinic for a presumed shoulder or neck problem may exhibit neck-shoulder crossover, in which pathology in one may be mistaken for or coexist with the other. ..
  19. doi request reprint Short-term complications associated with surgery for high-grade spondylolisthesis in adults and pediatric patients: a report from the scoliosis research society morbidity and mortality database
    Manish K Kasliwal
    University of Virginia Medical Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:109-16. 2012
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  20. ncbi request reprint Is it safer to place pedicle screws in the lower thoracic spine than in the upper lumbar spine?
    Elisha Ofiram
    Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:49-54. 2007
    ..An anatomic study of 100 patients comparing the pedicle isthmic width of the lower thoracic spine and the upper lumbar spine using magnetic resonance imaging...
  21. doi request reprint A biomechanical evaluation of three revision screw strategies for failed lateral mass fixation
    Richard A Hostin
    Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2415-21. 2008
    ..This is a biomechanical study evaluating 3 revision strategies for failed cervical lateral mass screw fixation...
  22. doi request reprint How often is low back pain not coming from the back?
    Jonathan N Sembrano
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E27-32. 2009
    ..Consecutive case series cohort...
  23. ncbi request reprint Defining rates and causes of mortality associated with spine surgery: comparison of 2 data collection approaches through the Scoliosis Research Society
    Ellen Shaffrey
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Silicon Valley Spine Institute, Campbell, CA Spine Surgery Associates, Chattanooga, TN Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA and Department of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:579-86. 2014
    ..Retrospective review of prospectively collected databases...
  24. doi request reprint New generation intraoperative three-dimensional imaging (O-arm) in 100 spine surgeries: does it change the surgical procedure?
    Jonathan N Sembrano
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, 2450 Riverside Avenue South, Suite R200, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Neurosci 21:225-31. 2014
    ..When used with navigation for image-guided surgery, it obviated the need for registration. ..
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of thoracic pedicle screws in patients with and without coronal plane spinal deformities
    Philip J Belmont
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1558-66. 2002
    ..This retrospective observational study evaluated 399 transpedicular thoracic screws using postoperative computed tomography (CT)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Advanced medical care for soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan
    David W Polly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, USA
    Minn Med 87:42-4. 2004
    ..It highlights the Army's use of new therapeutic approaches such as use of methyl methacrylate antibiotic beads, vacuum-assisted closure devices, and new prosthetic technologies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: unilateral versus bilateral disk removal--an in vivo study
    Matthew A Javernick
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 32:344-8; discussion 348. 2003
    ..We conclude that unilateral TLIF removes sufficient disk material for achieving a solid and stable arthrodesis while minimizing neural retraction and dural exposure...
  29. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive versus open sacroiliac joint fusion: are they similarly safe and effective?
    Charles G T Ledonio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, 2450 Riverside Avenue, South R200, Minneapolis, MN, 55454, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1831-8. 2014
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  30. ncbi request reprint Symposium. Subspecialty certification: current status of orthopaedic subspecialty certification
    Keith H Bridwell
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, One Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, Suite 11300 West Pavilion, Campus Box 8233, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2081-90. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Union of a chronically infected internally stabilized segmental defect in the rat femur after debridement and application of rhBMP-2 and systemic antibiotic
    Xinqian Chen
    Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Midwest Orthopaedic Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:693-700. 2007
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  32. ncbi request reprint Surgical revision rates of hooks versus hybrid versus screws versus combined anteroposterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Timothy R Kuklo
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2258-64. 2007
    ..Multi-institution retrospective review...
  33. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and efficacy of thoracic pedicle screws in curves more than 90 degrees
    Timothy R Kuklo
    Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:222-6. 2005
    ..Retrospective study of large-magnitude thoracic curves (> or =90 degrees ) treated with pedicle screw constructs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Adapting innovative motion-preserving technology to spinal surgical practice: what should we expect to happen?
    David W Polly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC20307 5001, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:S104-9. 2003
    ..A literature-based review of approach-related morbidity and a conjectural analysis of potential complications of disc arthroplasty based on experience with total joint arthroplasty...
  35. ncbi request reprint Computerized tomography evaluation of a resorbable implant after transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
    Timothy R Kuklo
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 16:E10. 2004
    ..This is a consecutive case series in which postoperative computerized tomography (CT) scanning was used to assess fusion status...
  36. ncbi request reprint Reliability of end, neutral, and stable vertebrae identification in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Benjamin K Potter
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1658-63. 2005
    ..Analysis of radiographic interpretation and vertebral level identification...
  37. ncbi request reprint Summary statement: fusion technologies
    Lawrence G Lenke
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:S243-4. 2003
  38. ncbi request reprint Artificial disc
    J Kenneth Burkus
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:395-7; author reply 397-8. 2005
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical summary statement
    Paul C McAfee
    St Joseph s Hospital, Towson, Maryland 21204 7737, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:S196-8. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sagittal contour and posterior disc height following interbody fusion: threaded cylindrical cages versus structural allograft versus vertical cages
    Adam T Groth
    Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:332-6. 2005
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  41. ncbi request reprint Basic science summary statement
    Bryan W Cunningham
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:S195. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: clinical and radiographic results and complications in 100 consecutive patients
    Benjamin K Potter
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:337-46. 2005
    ..There were 64 single-level, 33 two-level, 2 three-level, and 1 four-level TLIF (140 levels)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Fluoroscopic video to identify aberrant lumbar motion
    Deydre S Teyhen
    U S Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E220-9. 2007
    ..A prospective, case-control design...
  44. ncbi request reprint Advantage of pedicle screw fixation directed into the apex of the sacral promontory over bicortical fixation: a biomechanical analysis
    Ronald A Lehman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:806-11. 2002
    ..A biomechanical study of human cadaveric sacra using insertional torque and bone mineral density was conducted to determine the optimal sagittal trajectory of S1 pedicle screws...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint The Spinal Appearance Questionnaire: results of reliability, validity, and responsiveness testing in patients with idiopathic scoliosis
    James O Sanders
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Erie, PA 16505, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2719-22. 2007
    ..Prospective, sequential enrollment...
  47. ncbi request reprint "The visible skeleton series": the art of Laura Ferguson
    Alice Domurat Dreger
    Lyman Briggs School of Science, Holmes Hall E 30, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48825 1107, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 47:159-75. 2004
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  48. ncbi request reprint Anterior thoracic scoliosis constructs: effect of rod diameter and intervertebral cages on multi-segmental construct stability
    David W Polly
    Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Spine J 3:213-9. 2003
    ..Many studies have reported on the use of anterior instrumentation for thoracolumbar scoliosis and more recently thoracic scoliosis. However, the optimal construct design remains an issue of debate...
  49. ncbi request reprint Perioperative blood and blood product management for spinal deformity surgery
    Timothy R Kuklo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Spine J 3:388-93. 2003
    ..Spinal deformity surgery, like many other orthopedic procedures, involves significant operative blood loss. In order to avoid the necessity of bank blood transfusions, many blood management strategies have been devised...
  50. ncbi request reprint A cost analysis of bone morphogenetic protein versus autogenous iliac crest bone graft in single-level anterior lumbar fusion
    David W Polly
    Orthopedic Surgery Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Orthopedics 26:1027-37. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Analysis of patient and parent assessment of deformity in idiopathic scoliosis using the Walter Reed Visual Assessment Scale
    James O Sanders
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2158-63. 2003
    ..This study evaluates the Walter Reed Visual Assessment Scale (WRVAS) compared with clinical parameters and written descriptions of the deformity from idiopathic scoliosis patients and their parents...
  52. ncbi request reprint Traction versus side-bending radiographs: is the proximal thoracic curve the stiffer curve in double thoracic curves?
    Kevin L Kirk
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 32:284-8. 2003
    ..Clinically, this may assist scoliosis surgeons in assessing the PT curve and achieving a stable, balanced spine...
  53. ncbi request reprint Hemimetameric segmental shift: a case series and review
    Scott B Shawen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E539-44. 2002
    ..A case series of patients with hemimetameric shift...
  54. ncbi request reprint A giant herniated disc following intradiscal electrothermal therapy
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 15:537-41. 2002
    ..Two years post-surgery, he is off all narcotic medications and continues to work full-time as a soldier. This case illustrates both the potential benefits and complications that may be associated with intradiscal electrothermal therapy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Probing for thoracic pedicle screw tract violation(s): is it valid?
    Ronald A Lehman
    Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:277-83. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the inter- and intraobserver agreement and the accuracy in detecting thoracic pedicle screw tract violation(s) among surgeons at various levels of training...
  56. ncbi request reprint Reliability analysis for manual adolescent idiopathic scoliosis measurements
    Timothy R Kuklo
    Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:444-54. 2005
    ..Manual radiographic measurement analysis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Thoracic hemivertebra excision in adults via a posterior-only approach. Report of two cases
    David W Polly
    National Capital Consortium, Neurosurgery Program, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e9. 2003
    ..Essentially complete correction of the deformity was achieved. There were no neurological complications. The patients were spared a thoracotomy and no chest tubes were required...
  58. ncbi request reprint Reliability analysis for digital adolescent idiopathic scoliosis measurements
    Timothy R Kuklo
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:152-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the intra- and interobserver reliability of common scoliosis radiographic parameters using a digital software measurement program...
  59. ncbi request reprint A review of quality of life and psychosocial issues in scoliosis
    Megan Tones
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Psychology and Counselling, Brisbane, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:3027-38. 2006
    ..Recent literature regarding the psychological impact of scoliosis was reviewed...
  60. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the lowest instrumented, stable, and lower end vertebrae in "single overhang" thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: anterior versus posterior spinal fusion
    Timothy R Kuklo
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, WA, DC 20307, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2232-6. 2006
    ..A retrospective multicenter study...
  61. ncbi request reprint Analysis of iliac crest bone grafting process measures
    Aman Dhawan
    Uniformed Services of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 35:322-6. 2006
    ..To our knowledge at the time of manuscript preparation, this is the first report of routine use of postoperative computed tomography to determine incidence of SI joint violation after ICBG harvesting...
  62. ncbi request reprint Backfill for iliac-crest donor sites: a prospective, randomized study of coralline hydroxyapatite
    John A Bojescul
    Orthopeadic Surgery Service, Martin Army Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 34:377-82. 2005
    ..Postoperative pain at the bone-graft site is potentially reduced. More studies of larger numbers of patients are needed to assess the true long-term benefits of this material in a clinical setting...
  63. ncbi request reprint Monaxial versus multiaxial thoracic pedicle screws in the correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Timothy R Kuklo
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2113-20. 2005
    ..Radiographic outcome analysis following thoracic fusion of Lenke Type I adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) curves with segmental pedicle screw fixation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Summary statement: treatment of the painful motion segment
    Gunnar B J Andersson
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:S1. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Thoracic pedicle screw fixation for spinal deformity
    Michael K Rosner
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Neurosurgery Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e7. 2003
    ..In this article the authors focus on the use of thoracic transpedicular screw fixation in the management of complex spinal disorders and deformity...
  66. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of bone morphogenetic protein versus autogenous iliac crest bone graft in single-level anterior lumbar fusion: an evidence-based modeling approach
    Stacey J Ackerman
    Covance Health Economics and Outcomes Services, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:S94-9. 2002
    ..Computerized economic models can help inform the design of future prospective studies by identifying the cost-drivers, the most uncertain parameter estimates, and the parameters with the greatest impact on the results and inferences...