Justin S Smith

Summary

Affiliation: University of Virginia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The AOSpine North America Geriatric Odontoid Fracture Mortality Study: a retrospective review of mortality outcomes for operative versus nonoperative treatment of 322 patients with long-term follow-up
    Jens Chapman
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1098-104. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive thoracic microendoscopic diskectomy: surgical technique and case series
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 80:421-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Clinical and radiographic evaluation of the adult spinal deformity patient
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 24:143-56. 2013
  4. pmc Clinical and radiographic parameters that distinguish between the best and worst outcomes of scoliosis surgery for adults
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, PO Box 800212, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Eur Spine J 22:402-10. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment of symptomatic rod fracture after posterior instrumented fusion for adult spinal deformity
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:862-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Dynamic changes of the pelvis and spine are key to predicting postoperative sagittal alignment after pedicle subtraction osteotomy: a critical analysis of preoperative planning techniques
    Justin S Smith
    Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:845-53. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Risk-benefit assessment of surgery for adult scoliosis: an analysis based on patient age
    Justin S Smith
    Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:817-24. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes after microendoscopic discectomy for recurrent lumbar disc herniation
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:30-4. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality associated with spinal surgery in children: a review of the Scoliosis Research Society morbidity and mortality database
    Kai Ming G Fu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:37-41. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Rates of new neurological deficit associated with spine surgery based on 108,419 procedures: a report of the scoliosis research society morbidity and mortality committee
    D Kojo Hamilton
    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1218-28. 2011

Detail Information

Publications81

  1. pmc The AOSpine North America Geriatric Odontoid Fracture Mortality Study: a retrospective review of mortality outcomes for operative versus nonoperative treatment of 322 patients with long-term follow-up
    Jens Chapman
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1098-104. 2013
    ..Retrospective, multicenter cohort study...
  2. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive thoracic microendoscopic diskectomy: surgical technique and case series
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 80:421-7. 2013
    ..To present operative details and clinical follow-up of a series of patients with thoracic disk herniation treated with the minimally invasive technique of thoracic microendoscopic diskectomy (TMED)...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical and radiographic evaluation of the adult spinal deformity patient
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 24:143-56. 2013
    ..This article focuses on clinical and radiographic evaluation of spinal deformity in the adult population, particularly scoliosis and kyphotic deformities...
  4. pmc Clinical and radiographic parameters that distinguish between the best and worst outcomes of scoliosis surgery for adults
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, PO Box 800212, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Eur Spine J 22:402-10. 2013
    ..Our objective was to identify factors that distinguish between patients with the best and worst outcomes following surgery for adult scoliosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment of symptomatic rod fracture after posterior instrumented fusion for adult spinal deformity
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:862-7. 2012
    ..Improved understanding of rod fracture (RF) in adult spinal deformity could be valuable for implant design, surgical planning, and patient counseling...
  6. doi request reprint Dynamic changes of the pelvis and spine are key to predicting postoperative sagittal alignment after pedicle subtraction osteotomy: a critical analysis of preoperative planning techniques
    Justin S Smith
    Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:845-53. 2012
    ..Retrospective, radiographical analysis of mathe-matical formulas used to predict sagittal vertical axis (SVA) after pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO)...
  7. doi request reprint Risk-benefit assessment of surgery for adult scoliosis: an analysis based on patient age
    Justin S Smith
    Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:817-24. 2011
    ..Retrospective review of a prospective, multicenter database...
  8. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes after microendoscopic discectomy for recurrent lumbar disc herniation
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:30-4. 2010
    ..Retrospective review of consecutive case series...
  9. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality associated with spinal surgery in children: a review of the Scoliosis Research Society morbidity and mortality database
    Kai Ming G Fu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:37-41. 2011
    ..This study provides more detailed morbidity and mortality data with an analysis of 23,918 pediatric cases reported in the multicenter, multisurgeon Scoliosis Research Society morbidity and mortality database...
  10. doi request reprint Rates of new neurological deficit associated with spine surgery based on 108,419 procedures: a report of the scoliosis research society morbidity and mortality committee
    D Kojo Hamilton
    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1218-28. 2011
    ..Retrospective review of a prospectively collected, multicenter database...
  11. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality in the surgical treatment of six hundred five pediatric patients with isthmic or dysplastic spondylolisthesis
    Kai Ming G Fu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:308-12. 2011
    ..Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected database...
  12. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and mortality in the surgical treatment of 10,242 adults with spondylolisthesis
    Charles A Sansur
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:589-93. 2010
    ..This database was reviewed to assess complication incidence, and to identify factors that were associated with increased complication rates...
  13. doi request reprint Outcomes and complications of extension of previous long fusion to the sacro-pelvis: is an anterior approach necessary?
    Kai Ming G Fu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    World Neurosurg 79:177-81. 2013
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the outcomes and complications of these patients, stratified based on whether the revision was performed using a posterior-only spinal fusion (PSF) or combined anterior-posterior spinal fusion (APSF)...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of standing regional cervical sagittal alignment on outcomes in posterior cervical fusion surgery
    Jessica A Tang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:662-9; discussion 669. 2012
    ..Positive spinal regional and global sagittal malalignment has been repeatedly shown to correlate with pain and disability in thoracolumbar fusion...
  15. doi request reprint Does bone morphogenetic protein increase the incidence of perioperative complications in spinal fusion? A comparison of 55,862 cases of spinal fusion with and without bone morphogenetic protein
    Brian J Williams
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1685-91. 2011
    ..Retrospective review of a multi-institutional, multisurgeon database...
  16. doi request reprint Rates of infection after spine surgery based on 108,419 procedures: a report from the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Committee
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:556-63. 2011
    ..Retrospective review of a prospectively collected database...
  17. ncbi request reprint Complications in the surgical treatment of 19,360 cases of pediatric scoliosis: a review of the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality database
    Davis L Reames
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1484-91. 2011
    ..Retrospective review of a multicenter database...
  18. doi request reprint Rates and causes of mortality associated with spine surgery based on 108,419 procedures: a review of the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Database
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1975-82. 2012
    ..A retrospective review of a prospectively collected database...
  19. doi request reprint Complication rates of three common spine procedures and rates of thromboembolism following spine surgery based on 108,419 procedures: a report from the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Committee
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:2140-9. 2010
    ..Retrospective review of a prospectively collected database...
  20. doi request reprint Does prior short-segment surgery for adult scoliosis impact perioperative complication rates and clinical outcome among patients undergoing scoliosis correction?
    Manish K Kasliwal
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:128-33. 2012
    ....
  21. pmc Functional mapping-guided resection of low-grade gliomas in eloquent areas of the brain: improvement of long-term survival. Clinical article
    Edward F Chang
    Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:566-73. 2011
    ..Given the lack of long-term survival data, the prognostic significance of eloquent brain tumor location and the role of functional mapping during resective surgery in presumed eloquent brain regions are unknown...
  22. doi request reprint Operative versus nonoperative treatment of leg pain in adults with scoliosis: a retrospective review of a prospective multicenter database with two-year follow-up
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1693-8. 2009
    ..Retrospective review of a prospective, multicenter study...
  23. doi request reprint Correlation of higher preoperative American Society of Anesthesiology grade and increased morbidity and mortality rates in patients undergoing spine surgery
    Kai Ming G Fu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:470-4. 2011
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Cervical radiographical alignment: comprehensive assessment techniques and potential importance in cervical myelopathy
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY Université Aix Marseille, Marseille, France University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA Spine Unit 2, Bordeaux University Hospital, Bordeaux, France Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Canada Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Loyola University, Chicago, IL Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University, Chicago, IL Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY and Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:S149-60. 2013
    ..Narrative review...
  25. doi request reprint Multicenter validation of a formula predicting postoperative spinopelvic alignment
    Virginie Lafage
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:15-21. 2012
    ..The authors of this study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of 2 novel formulas in predicting postoperative spinopelvic alignment after PSO...
  26. doi request reprint Sexual function in older adults following thoracolumbar to pelvic instrumentation for spinal deformity
    D Kojo Hamilton
    Department of Neurosurgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 19:95-100. 2013
    ..The authors' objective was to assess sexual function among older adults following thoracolumbar fusion with pelvic fixation for spinal deformity...
  27. doi request reprint Impact of spinopelvic alignment on decision making in deformity surgery in adults: A review
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:547-64. 2012
    ..In this review the authors describe the proper analysis of spinopelvic alignment for surgical planning. Online videos supplement the text to better illustrate the key concepts...
  28. doi request reprint Short-term morbidity and mortality associated with correction of thoracolumbar fixed sagittal plane deformity: a report from the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Committee
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:958-64. 2011
    ..Retrospective review...
  29. ncbi request reprint Myelopathy and spinal deformity: relevance of spinal alignment in planning surgical intervention for degenerative cervical myelopathy
    Mohammed F Shamji
    Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada UCSF Medical Center, Neurosurgery Clinic, San Francisco, CA Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory Spine Center, Atlanta, GA and UW Bone and Joint Center, Seattle, WA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:S147-8. 2013
    ..They further recommend for preoperative assessment of spinal alignment when significant deformity is suspected, and that correction of cervical kyphosis should be an objective when surgery is planned. ..
  30. doi request reprint Sagittal realignment failures following pedicle subtraction osteotomy surgery: are we doing enough?: Clinical article
    Frank J Schwab
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:539-46. 2012
    ..The authors' objective in the present study was to identify differences in radiographic profiles and surgical procedures between patients achieving successful versus failed spinopelvic realignment following PSO...
  31. doi request reprint The SRS-Schwab adult spinal deformity classification: assessment and clinical correlations based on a prospective operative and nonoperative cohort
    Jamie Terran
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia Department of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor Scoliosis Center, Plano, Texas Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California Department of Orthopedic Surgery, San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders, La Jolla, California Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Denver, Colorado
    Neurosurgery 73:559-68. 2013
    ..Classification reliability has been reported; however, correlation with treatment has not been assessed...
  32. doi request reprint Incidence of unintended durotomy in spine surgery based on 108,478 cases
    Brian J Williams
    University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:117-23; discussion 123-4. 2011
    ..Unintended durotomy is a common complication of spinal surgery. However, the incidences reported in the literature vary widely and are based primarily on relatively small case numbers from a single surgeon or institution...
  33. ncbi request reprint Improvement of back pain with operative and nonoperative treatment in adults with scoliosis
    Justin S Smith
    Departments of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:86-93; discussion 93-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether back pain is improved with surgical treatment compared with nonoperative management in adults with scoliosis...
  34. doi request reprint Dysphagia following combined anterior-posterior cervical spine surgeries
    Ching Jen Chen
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 19:279-87. 2013
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the incidence of and risk factors associated with the development of dysphagia following same-day combined anterior-posterior cervical spine surgeries...
  35. 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
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Multiple-day drainage when using bone morphogenic protein for long-segment thoracolumbar fusions is associated with low rates of wound complications
    Dwight Saulle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    World Neurosurg 80:204-7. 2013
    ..This study evaluated 87 consecutive patients undergoing long-segment thoracolumbar spinal fusions with BMP to assess drain output and the rates of reoperation for infection or seroma...
  37. 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...
  38. doi request reprint Safety, efficacy, and dosing of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 for posterior cervical and cervicothoracic instrumented fusion with a minimum 2-year follow-up
    D Kojo Hamilton
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:103-11; discussion 111. 2011
    ..Considerable attention has focused on concerns of increased complications with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) use for anterior cervical fusion, but few reports have assessed its use for posterior cervical fusions...
  39. doi request reprint Preoperative prognostic classification system for hemispheric low-grade gliomas in adults
    Edward F Chang
    Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg 109:817-24. 2008
    ..As a result, the objective in the present study was to design a preoperative scoring system to prognosticate long-term outcomes in patients with LGGs...
  40. doi request reprint Spontaneous improvement of cervical alignment after correction of global sagittal balance following pedicle subtraction osteotomy
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:300-7. 2012
    ..The object of this study was to evaluate postoperative reciprocal changes within the cervical spine following lumbar pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Complications associated with surgical treatment of traumatic spinal fractures: a review of the scoliosis research society morbidity and mortality database
    Brian J Williams
    University of Virginia Medical Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    World Neurosurg 81:818-24. 2014
    ..The literature provides a wide range in the incidence of complications. We seek to assess the perioperative morbidity and mortality of surgery for traumatic spinal fractures and to identify predictors of their occurrence...
  42. ncbi request reprint Association of myelopathy scores with cervical sagittal balance and normalized spinal cord volume: analysis of 56 preoperative cases from the AOSpine North America Myelopathy study
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City Department of Neurosurgery, University of Kansas, Kansas City Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO Department of Neurosurgery, Rush Medical Center, Chicago, IL Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA Division of Neurosurgery and Spinal Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:S161-70. 2013
    ..Post hoc analysis of prospectively collected data...
  43. ncbi request reprint Upper thoracic versus lower thoracic upper instrumented vertebrae endpoints have similar outcomes and complications in adult scoliosis
    Han Jo Kim
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA Department of Orthopedic Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Denver, CO Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders, La Jolla, CA Michael O Brien, Baylor Scoliosis Center, Plano, TX and Department of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:E795-9. 2014
    ..Retrospective review-multicenter database...
  44. ncbi request reprint Change in Classification Grade by the SRS-Schwab Adult Spinal Deformity Classification Predicts Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life Measures: Prospective Analysis of Operative and Nonoperative Treatment
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA Department of Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY Department of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor Scoliosis Center, Plano, TX Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS Department of Orthopedic Surgery, San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders, La Jolla, CA Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR and Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Denver, CO
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1663-71. 2013
    ..Multicenter, prospective, consecutive series...
  45. doi request reprint Management of high-grade spondylolisthesis
    Manish K Kasliwal
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 24:275-91. 2013
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint A survey-based study of wrong-level lumbar spine surgery: the scope of the problem and current practices in place to help avoid these errors
    Michael W Groff
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    World Neurosurg 79:585-92. 2013
    ..To understand better the scope of wrong-level lumbar spine surgery and current practices in place to help avoid such errors...
  47. doi request reprint Prevalence, severity, and impact of foraminal and canal stenosis among adults with degenerative scoliosis
    Kai Ming G Fu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:1181-7. 2011
    ..However, the often substantially, but poorly defined, greater degenerative changes present in degenerative scoliosis impact the management of these patients...
  48. doi request reprint Selective versus nonselective fusion for idiopathic scoliosis: does lumbosacral takeoff angle change?
    Mark F Abel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1103-12. 2011
    ..Retrospective review of a prospective, multicentered database...
  49. doi request reprint C-2 neurectomy during atlantoaxial instrumented fusion in the elderly: patient satisfaction and surgical outcome
    D Kojo Hamilton
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 15:3-8. 2011
    ..The authors' objective was to assess the surgical and clinical impact of routine C-2 neurectomy performed with C1-2 segmental instrumented arthrodesis in a consecutive series of elderly patients with C1-2 instability...
  50. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality in the surgical treatment of 10,329 adults with degenerative lumbar stenosis
    Kai Ming G Fu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 12:443-6. 2010
    ....
  51. 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...
  52. doi request reprint Role of extent of resection in the long-term outcome of low-grade hemispheric gliomas
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Room M 779, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1338-45. 2008
    ..The prognostic role of extent of resection (EOR) of low-grade gliomas (LGGs) is a major controversy. We designed a retrospective study to assess the influence of EOR on long-term outcomes of LGGs...
  53. pmc Free-hand thoracic pedicle screws placed by neurosurgery residents: a CT analysis
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0112, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Eur Spine J 19:821-7. 2010
    ..There were no re-operations for screw replacement. We concluded that under appropriate supervision, neurosurgery residents can safely place free-hand thoracic pedicle screws with an acceptable breach rate...
  54. doi request reprint Coronal realignment and reduction techniques and complication avoidance
    Kai Ming G Fu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 24:195-202. 2013
    ..Treatment of these deformities can require osteotomies or vertebral column resections, techniques further discussed in accompanying articles...
  55. doi request reprint Natural history and surgical management of incidentally discovered low-grade gliomas
    Matthew B Potts
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:365-72. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes of patients with incidental and symptomatic LGGs and determine any prognostic factors associated with those outcomes...
  56. ncbi request reprint Nonoperative management of cervical myelopathy: a systematic review
    John M Rhee
    Emory Spine Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Spine Programme, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Hospital for Special Surgery, Spine and Scoliosis Service, New York, NY Spectrum Research, Inc, Tacoma, WA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL and Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:S55-67. 2013
    ..Systematic review...
  57. doi request reprint Basilar invagination
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:39-47. 2010
    ..Patients frequently present with neurologic symptoms and deficits and warrant surgical treatment to prevent progression...
  58. doi request reprint Anterior versus posterior surgical approaches to treat cervical spondylotic myelopathy: outcomes of the prospective multicenter AOSpine North America CSM study in 264 patients
    Michael G Fehlings
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada University of Washington, Seattle, WA Emory University, Atlanta, GA University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA Boston Spine Group, Newton, MA Spine Education and Research Institute, Denver, CO Brigham and Woman s Hospital, Boston, MA Indiana Spine Group, Indianapolis, IN The CORE Institute, Phoenix, AZ and John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:2247-52. 2013
    ..A prospective observational multicenter study...
  59. doi request reprint Effect of type II odontoid fracture nonunion on outcome among elderly patients treated without surgery: based on the AOSpine North America geriatric odontoid fracture study
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Department of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Department of Neurosurgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Department of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:2240-6. 2013
    ..Subgroup analysis of a prospective multicenter study...
  60. doi request reprint Minimally invasive posterior thoracic fusion
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E9. 2008
    ..The topic is divided by pathology into sections including trauma, deformity, spinal column tumors, and osteomyelitis...
  61. doi request reprint Frequency, risk factors, and treatment of distal adjacent segment pathology after long thoracolumbar fusion: a systematic review
    Manish K Kasliwal
    University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:S165-79. 2012
    ..Systematic review...
  62. pmc Molecular signatures define two main classes of meningiomas
    Lucia Helena Carvalho
    Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Mol Cancer 6:64. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was identify molecular signatures unique to the different grades of meningiomas and to unravel underlying molecular mechanisms driving meningioma tumorigenesis...
  63. doi request reprint Standardized measures of health status and disability and the decision to pursue operative treatment in elderly patients with degenerative scoliosis
    Kai Ming G Fu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:42-7; discussion 47. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess whether standardized measures of health status and disability may be useful in distinguishing those patients who elect for surgical treatment...
  64. doi request reprint The comprehensive anatomical spinal osteotomy classification
    Frank Schwab
    NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York Orthopedic Department, Aix Marseille University, Marseille, France Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia Spine Institute for Special Surgery, University of Louisville, Kentucky Maimonides Medical Center, New York, New York
    Neurosurgery 74:112-20; discussion 120. 2014
    ..Unfortunately, variations of established techniques and hybrid combinations of osteotomies have made comparisons of outcomes difficult...
  65. doi request reprint Decision making in pediatric spinal deformity
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:54-68. 2008
    ..To review the concepts involved in the decision-making process for management of pediatric patients with spinal deformity...
  66. doi request reprint Neurological symptoms and deficits in adults with scoliosis who present to a surgical clinic: incidence and association with the choice of operative versus nonoperative management
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:326-31. 2008
    ....
  67. doi request reprint Vertebral column resection for rigid spinal deformity
    Justin S Smith
    University of Virginia, Department of Neurological Surgery, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:177-82. 2008
    ..This article reviews the VCR technique as it relates to correction of rigid spinal deformity, including case examples to illustrate its application...
  68. pmc Reversing HOXA9 oncogene activation by PI3K inhibition: epigenetic mechanism and prognostic significance in human glioblastoma
    Bruno M Costa
    The Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94158 9001, USA
    Cancer Res 70:453-62. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest a transcriptional pathway through which PI3K activates oncogenic HOXA expression with implications for mTOR or PI3K targeted therapies...
  69. ncbi request reprint Multiinstitutional validation of the University of California at San Francisco Low-Grade Glioma Prognostic Scoring System. Clinical article
    Edward F Chang
    Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:203-10. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to validate the scoring system in a large patient group drawn from multiple external institutions...
  70. doi request reprint Cadaveric evaluation of minimally invasive posterolateral thoracic corpectomy: a comparison of 3 approaches
    Alfred T Ogden
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:524-9. 2009
    ..A cadaver study comparing 3 different minimally invasive approaches to the anterior thoracic spine...
  71. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of traditional and minimally invasive intradural tumor exposures using finite element analysis
    Alfred T Ogden
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University, The Neurological Institute, 710 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 24:143-7. 2009
    ..No biomechanical data exist however evaluating the effects of traditional and minimally invasive exposures...
  72. doi request reprint Classification systems for adolescent and adult scoliosis
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:16-24. 2008
    ..To review current classification systems for adolescent and adult scoliosis...
  73. pmc Cervical spinal cord bullet fragment removal using a minimally invasive surgical approach: a case report
    Cort D Lawton
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University, 676 N, St, Clair Street, Suite 2210, Chicago, IL 60661, USA
    J Med Case Rep 6:235. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  74. doi request reprint Effect of severity of rod contour on posterior rod failure in the setting of lumbar pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO): a biomechanical study
    Jessica A Tang
    The Taylor Collaboration, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Neurosurgery 72:276-82; discussion 283. 2013
    ..Rod failure has been reported clinically in pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) to correct flat back deformity...
  75. ncbi request reprint Treatment for posterior fossa dissemination of primary supratentorial glioma
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0350, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:567-74. 2007
    ..This study was designed to assess the presentation, management, and outcome of cases involving patients who had a supratentorial glioma that subsequently progressed in the posterior fossa (PF)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Effect of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in an experimental model of spinal fusion in a radiated area
    Christopher P Ames
    Comprehensive Spine Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2585-92. 2005
    ..An animal model of posterolateral intertransverse process spine fusion was used...
  77. doi request reprint Editorial: Stabilization of the sacroiliac joint
    Christopher I Shaffrey
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    Neurosurg Focus 35:Editorial. 2013
    ..Much more high quality information is needed regarding the surgical management of SIJ pathology before widespread use of this technique should be adopted. ..
  78. ncbi request reprint Association between absence of epidermal growth factor receptor immunoreactivity and poor prognosis in patients with atypical meningioma
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:1034-40. 2007
    ..Because multiple growth factor receptors have been identified in these tumors, the authors sought to assess the capacity of the expression patterns of a subset of these receptors to stratify meningioma cases...
  79. ncbi request reprint Genetic aberrations in gliomatosis cerebri
    Marcus L Ware
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:150-8; discussion 158. 2007
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Diffusion-weighted MR imaging abnormalities in pediatric patients with surgically-treated intracranial mass lesions
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, San Francisco School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurooncol 79:203-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the occurrence of these postoperative abnormalities in pediatric patients with intracranial mass lesions...
  81. ncbi request reprint Serial diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in cases of glioma: distinguishing tumor recurrence from postresection injury
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:428-38. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate prospectively the incidence, time course, and ultimate outcome of these abnormalities...