spinal injuries

Summary

Summary: Injuries involving the vertebral column.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Spinal injuries in children
    Bayram Cirak
    Pediatric Division, Department of Neurosurgery Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:607-12. 2004
  2. doi Removing a patient from the spine board: is the lift and slide safer than the log roll?
    Marybeth Horodyski
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 70:1282-5; discussion 1285. 2011
  3. ncbi The subaxial cervical spine injury classification system: a novel approach to recognize the importance of morphology, neurology, and integrity of the disco-ligamentous complex
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2365-74. 2007
  4. ncbi Reliability of a novel classification system for thoracolumbar injuries: the Thoracolumbar Injury Severity Score
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:S62-9; discussion S104. 2006
  5. ncbi Thoracolumbar and sacral spinal injuries in children and adolescents: a review of 89 cases
    Seref Dogan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Uludag University Faculty of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey
    J Neurosurg 106:426-33. 2007
  6. ncbi Speed and spinal injuries
    D G Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Spinal Injuries Centre, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
    Injury 35:908-12. 2004
  7. doi Thromboprophylaxis in patients with acute spinal injuries: an evidence-based analysis
    A Ploumis
    Department of Orthopaedics, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2568-76. 2009
  8. doi Motion in the unstable cervical spine during hospital bed transfers
    Bryan P Conrad
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Trauma 69:432-6. 2010
  9. ncbi Trends in RTA related spinal injuries: the post penalty points era
    J S Butler
    National Spinal Injuries Unit, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
    Ir J Med Sci 175:20-3. 2006
  10. ncbi Sternal fractures occur most often in old cars to seat-belted drivers without any airbag often with concomitant spinal injuries: clinical findings and technical collision variables among 42,055 crash victims
    Karsten Knobloch
    Trauma Department, Medical School Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:444-50. 2006

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  1. ncbi Spinal injuries in children
    Bayram Cirak
    Pediatric Division, Department of Neurosurgery Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:607-12. 2004
    ..Traumatic spinal injury (TSI) is an uncommon source of morbidity and mortality in children. The aim of this study was to describe childhood TSI in a single level 1 urban pediatric trauma center...
  2. doi Removing a patient from the spine board: is the lift and slide safer than the log roll?
    Marybeth Horodyski
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 70:1282-5; discussion 1285. 2011
    ..There are several publications showing unacceptable motion in an unstable spine when log rolling...
  3. ncbi The subaxial cervical spine injury classification system: a novel approach to recognize the importance of morphology, neurology, and integrity of the disco-ligamentous complex
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2365-74. 2007
    ..The classification system was derived through a literature review and expert opinion of experienced spine surgeons. In addition, a multicenter reliability and validity study of the system was conducted on a collection of trauma cases...
  4. ncbi Reliability of a novel classification system for thoracolumbar injuries: the Thoracolumbar Injury Severity Score
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:S62-9; discussion S104. 2006
    Prospective study of 5 spine surgeons rating 71 clinical cases of thoracolumbar spinal injuries using the Thoracolumbar Injury Severity Score (TLISS) and then re-rating the cases in a different order 1 month later.
  5. ncbi Thoracolumbar and sacral spinal injuries in children and adolescents: a review of 89 cases
    Seref Dogan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Uludag University Faculty of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey
    J Neurosurg 106:426-33. 2007
    The authors evaluated the mechanisms and patterns of thoracic, lumbar, and sacral spinal injuries in a pediatric population as well as factors affecting the management and outcome of these injuries.
  6. ncbi Speed and spinal injuries
    D G Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Spinal Injuries Centre, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
    Injury 35:908-12. 2004
    ..Our intention was to assess the effects of the introduction of this system on the activity of the National Spinal Injuries Centre (NSIC) with a retrospective review of all admissions from November 1998 until October 2003...
  7. doi Thromboprophylaxis in patients with acute spinal injuries: an evidence-based analysis
    A Ploumis
    Department of Orthopaedics, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2568-76. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the literature in order to determine the optimum thromboprophylaxis regimen for patients with acute spinal injuries with or without spinal cord injury.
  8. doi Motion in the unstable cervical spine during hospital bed transfers
    Bryan P Conrad
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Trauma 69:432-6. 2010
    ..This study evaluated motion generated in an unstable segment of the cervical spine during hospital bed transfers. A secondary goal purpose was to assess reduction in cervical motion using three collars and a no collar condition...
  9. ncbi Trends in RTA related spinal injuries: the post penalty points era
    J S Butler
    National Spinal Injuries Unit, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
    Ir J Med Sci 175:20-3. 2006
    ..On October 31st 2002 a system of cumulative penalty points for road traffic offences was introduced. Early evidence suggested a reduction in road traffic accident (RTA) related morbidity...
  10. ncbi Sternal fractures occur most often in old cars to seat-belted drivers without any airbag often with concomitant spinal injuries: clinical findings and technical collision variables among 42,055 crash victims
    Karsten Knobloch
    Trauma Department, Medical School Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:444-50. 2006
    ..The incidence and treatment of sternal fractures caused by traffic accidents is of increasing importance to ensure best possible outcomes...
  11. doi Comparing cervical spine motion with different halo devices in a cadaveric cervical instability model
    Christian P DiPaola
    University of British Columbia, Department of Orthopaedics, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:149-55. 2009
    ..Biomechanical evaluation of conventional and noninvasive halos in cadaveric C1-C2 and C5-C6 instability models...
  12. doi Cumulative effective dose associated with radiography and CT of adolescents with spinal injuries
    Stefan P Lemburg
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, Interventional Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University of Bochum, Buerkle de la Camp Platz 1, D 44789 Bochum, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:1411-7. 2010
    The purpose of this study was to analyze the quantity and distribution of cumulative effective doses in diagnostic imaging of adolescents with spinal injuries.
  13. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging analysis of soft tissue disruption after flexion-distraction injuries of the subaxial cervical spine
    A R Vaccaro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 4216, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:1866-72. 2001
    ..A retrospective study was performed with the use of magnetic resonance imaging to evaluate the type and degree of soft tissue disruption associated with flexion-distraction injuries of the subaxial spine...
  14. doi Profile of spinal injuries in Lagos, Nigeria
    D C Obalum
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Lagos CMUL Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH, Lagos, Nigeria
    Spinal Cord 47:134-7. 2009
    ..Retrospective study...
  15. pmc Demographics of acute admissions to a National Spinal Injuries Unit
    B Lenehan
    National Spinal Injuries Unit, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mater Miscericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur Spine J 18:938-42. 2009
    ..study was undertaken to review the epidemiology and demographics of all acute admissions to the National Spinal Injuries Unit in Ireland for the 5 years to 2003...
  16. ncbi Controversies in "clearing" trauma to the cervical spine
    Bernhard Tins
    Department of Radiology, Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District Hospital, Oswestry, United Kingdom
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 28:94-100. 2007
    ..A brief, subjective opinion for a combined clinical and imaging protocol for clearance of the traumatic cervical spine is given...
  17. doi Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the clearance of the cervical spine in blunt trauma: a meta-analysis
    Ryan D Muchow
    Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Trauma 64:179-89. 2008
    ..Individual studies have detailed the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in this patient population without conclusive results...
  18. ncbi Snow sports related head and spinal injuries: an eight-year survey from the neurotrauma centre for the Snowy Mountains, Australia
    T L T Siu
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT 2605, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 11:236-42. 2004
    ..The importance of helmet usage in buffering the impact of head-on collision and the proposition of having both feet fastened to a snowboard in leading to cervical injury were highlighted...
  19. ncbi Out-of-hospital spinal immobilization: its effect on neurologic injury
    M Hauswald
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131 5246, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:214-9. 1998
    To examine the effect of emergency immobilization on neurologic outcome of patients who have blunt traumatic spinal injuries.
  20. doi A novel operative approach for the treatment of old distractive flexion injuries of subaxial cervical spine
    Peng Liu
    Department of Orthopedics, Daping Hospital, Institute of Surgery, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1459-64. 2008
    ..Retrospective study of 9 patients who underwent operations as treatments of old distractive flexion injuries (DFI, Stage 2 and 3) of subaxial cervical spine...
  21. pmc Prevalence of associated injuries of spinal trauma and their effect on medical utilization among hospitalized adult subjects--a nationwide data-based study
    Dachen Chu
    Community Medicine Research Center and Department and Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:137. 2009
    ..This study was wanted to investigate the prevalence of concomitant injuries among hospitalized acute spinal trauma patients aged 20 and over and the effects of those injuries on medical utilization in Taiwan...
  22. ncbi Falls from height: spine, spine, spine!
    George C Velmahos
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:605-11. 2006
    ..Diagnostic evaluation of the spine is complex and debated. Our objective was to characterize spinal injury after falls from height and identify predictive factors of spinal injuries.
  23. ncbi Severe spinal injuries in alpine skiing and snowboarding: a 6-year review of a tertiary trauma centre for the Bernese Alps ski resorts, Switzerland
    T Franz
    Dr T Franz, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Buergerspital Solothurn, CH 4500 Solothurn, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 42:55-8. 2008
    To analyse the epidemiological data, injury pattern, clinical features and mechanisms of severe spinal injuries related to alpine skiing and snowboarding.
  24. ncbi Are snowboarders more likely to damage their spines than skiers? Lessons learned from a study of spinal injuries from the Otago skifields in New Zealand
    Simon Donald
    General Medicine, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
    N Z Med J 118:U1530. 2005
    The aim of this study was to determine the incidence, nature, and circumstances of spinal injuries caused by skiing and snowboarding at the Otago skifields and treated at Dunedin Hospital during the period 1991 to 2002.
  25. ncbi Etiology of children's spinal injuries at Rancho Los Amigos
    D L Haffner
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 18:679-84. 1993
    ..Gunshot wound victims averaged 12 years old, 80% were male, and most were thoracic level paraplegics. Half of the 50 adolescents (12-16 years old) injured during the last 5 years were gunshot victims...
  26. doi Clinical characterization of comatose patients with cervical spine injury and traumatic brain injury
    Heng Li Tian
    Department of Neurosurgery, Shanghai 6th People Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China
    J Trauma 67:1305-10. 2009
    ..Reports on the risk factors for combined craniocervical spine injury in comatose patients are rare. The incidence of concomitant cervical injury in comatose patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) was determined herein...
  27. ncbi Spinal injuries after falls from hunting tree stands
    R S Fayssoux
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Drexel University, 245 North 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Spine J 8:522-8. 2008
    b>Spinal injuries are common sequelae of falls from hunting tree stands. Significant neurological injury is not uncommon and can result in significant morbidity as well as enormous expenditure of health care dollars...
  28. ncbi Computed tomography versus plain radiography to screen for cervical spine injury: a meta-analysis
    James Frederick Holmes
    UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Trauma 58:902-5. 2005
    ..To compare the test performance of plain radiography and computed tomography (CT) in the detection of patients with cervical spine injuries following blunt traumatic events among those patients determined to require screening radiography...
  29. doi Epidemiological trends of spine and spinal cord injuries in the largest Canadian adult trauma center from 1986 to 2006
    Farhad Pirouzmand
    Division of Neurosurgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurosurg Spine 12:131-40. 2010
    ..He describes the current state of spine injuries (SIs), their changing patterns over the years, and the relative distribution of different demographic factors in a defined group of trauma patients...
  30. ncbi Helical computed tomographic angiography: an excellent screening test for blunt cerebrovascular injury
    John D Berne
    Division of Trauma Services, East Texas Medical Center, Tyler, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 57:11-7; discussion 17-9. 2004
    ..Controversy still exists, however, on the best screening test. This study was used to evaluate the role of helical computed tomographic angiography (CTA) of the carotid and vertebral arteries in the early screening of BCVI...
  31. ncbi MRI of acute spinal trauma
    A Saifuddin
    Department of Radiology, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust, Stanmore, Middlesex, UK
    Skeletal Radiol 30:237-46. 2001
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is established as a vital imaging technique and can answer many of the questions posed above. The purpose of this article is to review the current status of MRI in the assessment of acute spinal trauma...
  32. doi Epidemiology of spine trauma in an Irish regional trauma unit: a 4-year study
    Simon J Roche
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Merlin Park Regional Hospital, 50 Carrigeen, Knocknacarra, Galway, Ireland
    Injury 39:436-42. 2008
    ..It may act as a blueprint for a national spine trauma register and highlights the importance of patient education and injury prevention strategies...
  33. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging is not needed to clear cervical spines in blunt trauma patients with normal computed tomographic results and no motor deficits
    Rob Schuster
    Department of Surgery, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA 93102, USA
    Arch Surg 140:762-6. 2005
    ..Trauma patients with normal motor examination results and normal cervical spine helical computed tomographic (CT) scans with sagittal reconstructions do not have significant cervical spine injury...
  34. doi Spinal injuries in sports
    Barry P Boden
    The Orthopaedic Center, 9711 Medical Center Drive 201, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Neurol Clin 26:63-78; viii. 2008
    Athletic competition has long been a known source of spinal injuries. Approximately 8.7% of all new cases of spinal cord injuries in the United States are related to sports activities...
  35. doi The successful short-term treatment of flexion-distraction injuries of the thoracic spine using posterior-only pedicle screw instrumentation
    Samuel Abraham Joseph
    Department of Orthopaedics, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Spine and Scoliosis Center, T 18 Health Sciences Center, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8181, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:192-8. 2008
    ..In this retrospective study, the results of treating unstable flexion-distraction injuries (FDI) of the thoracic spine with posterior-only thoracic pedicle screw (P/TPS) instrumentation were investigated...
  36. ncbi A new classification of thoracolumbar injuries: the importance of injury morphology, the integrity of the posterior ligamentous complex, and neurologic status
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2325-33. 2005
    ..A new proposed classification system for thoracolumbar (TL) spine injuries, including injury severity assessment, designed to assist in clinical management...
  37. ncbi Nonoperative management and treatment of spinal injuries
    Glenn R Rechtine
    Department or Orthopaedics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:S22-7; discussion S36. 2006
    ..Review of literature...
  38. ncbi Gunshot wounds to the spine: literature review and report on a migratory intrathecal bullet
    Edward Moon
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 37:E47-51. 2008
    ..In this article, we review the literature and then describe the case of a migratory intrathecal bullet in the lumbar spine of a patient who presented with cauda equina-type symptoms...
  39. ncbi Agreement between orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons regarding a new algorithm for the treatment of thoracolumbar injuries: a multicenter reliability study
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:477-82. 2006
    ..This information could be important in establishing consensus-based protocols for managing these challenging injuries...
  40. ncbi Helical computed tomography alone compared with plain radiographs with adjunct computed tomography to evaluate the cervical spine after high-energy trauma
    Patrick T McCulloch
    Department of Orthopaedics, West Virginia University, P O Box 9196, Morgantown, WV 26506 9196, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2388-94. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if helical computed tomography alone can be used to evaluate the cervical spine for acute osseous injury following high-energy trauma, thus eliminating the need to make radiographs...
  41. ncbi Prospective validation of computed tomographic screening of the thoracolumbar spine in trauma
    Carl J Hauser
    Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, 07103, USA
    J Trauma 55:228-34; discussion 234-5. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate whether helical truncal CT scanning performed to evaluate visceral trauma images the spine as well as dedicated XR/TLS...
  42. ncbi Radiographic clearance of blunt cervical spine injury: plain radiograph or computed tomography scan?
    Margaret M Griffen
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Jacksonville, 32209, USA
    J Trauma 55:222-6; discussion 226-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the roles of cervical spine radiographs (CSR) and computed tomography of the cervical spine (CTC) in the exclusion of cervical spine injury for adult blunt trauma patients...
  43. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging for detecting posterior ligamentous complex injury associated with thoracic and lumbar fractures
    Hitoshi Haba
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    J Neurosurg 99:20-6. 2003
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  44. ncbi Glass foreign body in the spinal canal of a child: case report and review of the literature
    Douglas J Opel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:468-72. 2004
    ..Physicians should have a low threshold for obtaining plain radiographs in patients with glass foreign bodies and consider that projectiles may rest some distance from the laceration site...
  45. ncbi Utility of supine oblique radiographs in detecting cervical spine injury
    Steven R Offerman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California 95817, USA
    J Emerg Med 30:189-95. 2006
    ..Routinely including oblique radiographs in patients undergoing radiographic screening of the cervical spine is not warranted...
  46. doi Vertebral artery injuries associated with cervical spine injuries: a review of the literature
    Daniel R Fassett
    Department of Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:252-8. 2008
    ..Literature review...
  47. ncbi Assessing cervical spine stability in obtunded blunt trauma patients: review of medical literature
    Clint W Sliker
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Radiology 234:733-9. 2005
    ..To review the current medical literature on dynamic fluoroscopic and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging assessment of cervical spine stability in obtunded patients who sustained blunt trauma...
  48. ncbi Intrarater and interrater reliability and validity in the assessment of the mechanism of injury and integrity of the posterior ligamentous complex: a novel injury severity scoring system for thoracolumbar injuries. Invited submission from the Joint Sectio
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:118-22. 2006
    ..The reliability and validity of assessing injury mechanism and the integrity of the PLC was assessed...
  49. ncbi Confusion regarding mechanisms of injury in the setting of thoracolumbar spinal trauma: a survey of The Spine Trauma Study Group (STSG)
    Karl M Schweitzer
    Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:528-30. 2006
    ..Perhaps identifying objective findings on imaging studies and clinical examination in place of guessing injury mechanisms may allow for a more reliable and valid thoracolumbar injury classification system...
  50. ncbi Spinal clearance in the difficult trauma patient: a role for screening MRI of the spine
    John M Adams
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Injury Prevention, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, New Jersey 07962, USA
    Am Surg 72:101-5. 2006
    Identifying spinal injuries in trauma patients with altered mental status can be difficult...
  51. ncbi Classification of lower cervical spine injuries
    Timothy A Moore
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:S37-43; discussion S61. 2006
    ..Blinded assessment by multiple observers of consecutive case series...
  52. ncbi Post-traumatic syringomyelia: a review of the cases presenting in a regional spinal injuries unit in the north east of England over a 5-year period
    Aine M Carroll
    Hexham Spinal Injuries Unit, Hexham General Hospital, Hexham, Northumberland, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1206-10. 2005
    Retrospective study of the management of patients with a confirmed diagnosis of post-traumatic syringomyelia (PTS) in a regional spinal injuries unit.
  53. ncbi Measurement techniques for lower cervical spine injuries: consensus statement of the Spine Trauma Study Group
    Christopher M Bono
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:603-9. 2006
    ..Literature review...
  54. ncbi The thoracolumbar injury severity score: a proposed treatment algorithm
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:209-15. 2005
    ..The goal of this work is to present a proposal of a detailed treatment algorithm to assist in the nonoperative or operative management of thoracolumbar injuries...
  55. ncbi Helical computed tomographic scanning for the evaluation of the cervical spine in the unconscious, intubated trauma patient
    Karim Brohi
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Royal London Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Trauma 58:897-901. 2005
    ..The potential of a missed unstable disc or ligamentous injury results in many patients remaining immobilized in critical care units for prolonged periods...
  56. ncbi Controversies in cervical spine imaging in trauma patients
    Richard H Daffner
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Emerg Radiol 11:2-8. 2004
    ..Finally, the third part will explore the methods currently employed to "clear" the cervical spine in comatose patients...
  57. ncbi History of spine surgery in the ancient and medieval worlds
    James Tait Goodrich
    Leo Davidoff Department of Neurological Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Montefiore, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 16:E2. 2004
    ..For purposes of an overview and to highlight changing trends in spine surgery, he divides the paper into four eras of medicine: 1) Egyptian and Babylonian; 2) Greek and early Byzantine; 3) Arabic; and 4) medieval...
  58. doi The incidence and characterisation of hospitalised acute spinal trauma in Taiwan--a population-based study
    Nan Ping Yang
    Community Medicine Research Centre, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Injury 39:443-50. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to perform a cross-sectional population-based study of hospitalised cases due to acute spinal trauma in Taiwan, based on information from the nationwide National Health Insurance (NHI) database...
  59. ncbi An analysis of Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice guidelines for cervical spine evaluation in a series of patients with multiple imaging techniques
    Manmohan K Ghanta
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
    Am Surg 68:563-7; discussion 567-8. 2002
    ..The guidelines for obtunded patients appear safe in detecting bony injury but may not be sensitive enough for unstable ligamentous injury and significant disc herniations...
  60. ncbi Clinical outcomes of magnetic resonance imaging in blunt cervical trauma
    Matthew P Labattaglia
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 19:253-61. 2007
    ..To determine whether MRI of the cervical spine resulted in a change in management of patients with blunt trauma and normal plain X-ray (XR)/CT of the cervical spine...
  61. ncbi A new cervical spine clearance protocol using computed tomography
    C A Barba
    Department of Surgery, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, University of Connecticut, Hartford, Connecticut 06105, USA
    J Trauma 51:652-6; discussion 656-7. 2001
    ..We recommend that practice guidelines include the use of helical CT scan of the entire C-spine as the diagnostic procedure for those blunt trauma patients undergoing CT scanning of the head...
  62. doi Halo vest treatment of cervical spine injuries: a success and survivorship analysis
    Richard J Bransford
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1561-6. 2009
    ..A retrospective study of a consecutive series of traumatic cervical spine injuries treated with halo vest immobilization (HVI) over an 8-year period at a level 1 trauma center...
  63. ncbi Radiographic evaluation of cervical spine trauma. Plain radiography and conventional tomography versus computed tomography
    C M Bach
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 121:385-7. 2001
    ..If a fracture of the dens is suspected, the patients should be referred to CT due to its superior accuracy in this region...
  64. ncbi Evaluation of current extrication orthoses in immobilization of the unstable cervical spine
    R A McGuire
    Department of Orthopedics, Naval Hospital Portsmouth, Virginia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 15:1064-7. 1990
    ..The Philadelphia Collar Halo System is statistically superior to all three of the aforementioned collars in prevention of both translation and sagittal rotation (P less than 0.05)...
  65. ncbi The inefficiency of plain radiography to evaluate the cervical spine after blunt trauma
    Stephen C Gale
    Department of Surgery, Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Trauma 59:1121-5. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the incidence of this in our population. We hypothesized that plain CSR alone often proves inadequate to evaluate the cervical spine in patients who require head CT...
  66. ncbi Interrater reliability of identifying indicators of posterior ligamentous complex disruption when plain films are indeterminate in thoracolumbar injuries
    Karl M Schweitzer
    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Orthop Sci 12:437-42. 2007
    ..a novel thoracolumbar injury classification system and score (TLICS) in an attempt to define traumatic spinal injuries and direct appropriate management schemes objectively...
  67. ncbi The effect of polytrauma in persons with traumatic spine injury. A prospective database of spine fractures
    J S Hebert
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, University of Alberta, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:55-60. 2000
    ..A mixed cross-sectional survey and cohort study using a prospectively gathered database of persons with traumatic spine injury...
  68. ncbi Is magnetic resonance imaging essential in clearing the cervical spine in obtunded patients with blunt trauma?
    John J Como
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Trauma 63:544-9. 2007
    ..Our hypothesis was that MR imaging of the CS (MR-CS) does not contribute relevant information and is not necessary in this patient population...
  69. ncbi Spinal injuries in snowboarders: risk of jumping as an integral part of snowboarding
    H Yamakawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gifu University School of Medicine, Tsukasamachi-40, Gifu 500-8705, Japan
    J Trauma 50:1101-5. 2001
    BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to clarify the occurrence rate and characteristics of spinal injuries caused by snowboarding that were sustained at the Okumino skiing area in Gifu Prefecture, Japan, from 1988 to 2000...
  70. ncbi Effect of age and loading rate on human cervical spine injury threshold
    F A Pintar
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:1957-62. 1998
    ..Statistical analysis of human cadaver cervical spine compression experiments...
  71. ncbi Fractures of the atlas: classification, treatment and morbidity
    C D Landells
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shaughnessy Hospital University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 13:450-2. 1988
    ..Based on the findings, the simplest orthosis consistent with appropriate treatment of any of the often associated other spine fractures is recommended. Surgery is reserved for late instability or pain...
  72. ncbi Spinal injuries in motorcycle crashes: patterns and outcomes
    Angus Robertson
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    J Trauma 53:5-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine patterns of spinal injury and clinical outcomes resulting from motorcycle crashes...
  73. ncbi Classifications of thoracic and lumbar fractures: rationale and supporting data
    Sohail K Mirza
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 10:364-77. 2002
    ..Standardization of terminology as related to treatment decisions and prognosis is key to an improved understanding of the clinical behavior of these injuries and identification of optimal treatment options...
  74. doi CT should replace three-view radiographs as the initial screening test in patients at high, moderate, and low risk for blunt cervical spine injury: a prospective comparison
    John Bailitz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Trauma 66:1605-9. 2009
    ..We sought to compare prospectively the sensitivity of cervical CT (CCT) to CSR in the initial diagnosis of blunt cervical spine injury for patients meeting one or more of the NEXUS criteria...
  75. ncbi Spinal injuries in professional rugby union: a prospective cohort study
    Colin W Fuller
    Centre for Sports Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Clin J Sport Med 17:10-6. 2007
    ..To determine the incidence, severity, nature, and causes of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine injuries sustained during competition and training in professional rugby union...
  76. ncbi Variability in computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in patients with cervical spine injuries
    James F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento 95817, USA
    J Trauma 53:524-9; discussion 530. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the performance of adjunctive radiologic imaging in patients with cervical spine injury...
  77. ncbi A thoracic and lumbar spine injury severity classification based on neurologic function grade, spinal canal deformity, and spinal biomechanical stability
    Paul M Tsou
    UCLA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1250 16th Street, Tower 7th Floor, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Spine J 6:636-47. 2006
    ..Current well regarded thoracic and lumbar spine injury classifications use mechanistic and anatomical categories, which do not directly rely on quantifiable management parameters. Their clinical usefulness is not optimal...
  78. doi Computed tomography alone for cervical spine clearance in the unreliable patient--are we there yet?
    Jay Menaker
    University of Maryland Medical Center, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Trauma 64:898-903; discussion 903-4. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that an admission cervical spine CT with no acute injury-using new CT technology-is not sufficient for CS clearance in an unreliable patient...
  79. ncbi Spinal injury patterns resulting from car and motorcycle accidents
    Angus Robertson
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2825-30. 2002
    ..Retrospective data analysis...
  80. ncbi Imaging of acute cervical spine trauma
    R S Cornelius
    Department of Radiology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, OH 45267 0762, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 22:108-24. 2001
    ..The issue of clinical versus radiographic evaluation of low-risk patients is also discussed...
  81. ncbi MRI detection of unsuspected vertebral injury in acute spinal trauma: incidence and significance
    M Qaiyum
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Robert Jones, Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry, Shropshire, UK
    Skeletal Radiol 30:299-304. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the incidence and significance of spinal injuries using MRI in comparison with radiographs...
  82. ncbi [Traumatic atlanto-occipital dislocation as part of a complex cervical spine injury. Case report in a 12-year-old girl]
    H Schmal
    Department für Orthopädie und Traumatologie, Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106, Freiburg, Germany
    Unfallchirurg 110:720-5. 2007
    ..The literature was reviewed for diagnostic possibilities, management and prognosis of AOD...
  83. pmc Anterior decompression for cervicothoracic pathology: A study of 14 patients
    M M Prabhakar
    Paraplegia Centre and School of Physiotherapy, Department of Orthopaedics, B J Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, India
    J Spinal Cord Med 29:163-6. 2006
    ..For T3-T4 pathology, we use the transthoracic, periscapular approach. We do not practice bone-splitting approaches because of the morbidity associated with these approaches...
  84. ncbi CT recognition of traumatic pneumomyelogram
    V Minville
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 23:975-7. 2006
  85. pmc Os odontoideum with bipartite atlas and segmental instability: a case report
    Michael Osti
    Academic Hospital Feldkirch, Trauma Surgery and Sports Traumatology, Feldkirch, Austria
    Eur Spine J 15:564-7. 2006
    ..The rare coincidence of both lesions indicates a multiple malformation of the upper cervical spine and supports the theory of an embryologic genesis of os odontoideum...
  86. ncbi [Reduction of traumatic dislocations and facet fracture-dislocations in the lower cervical spine]
    M Reinhold
    Universitätsklinik für Unfallchirurgie und Sporttraumatologie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Unfallchirurg 109:1064-72. 2006
    ..A good outcome can only be achieved if the operator has wide and sound knowledge of reduction techniques and the best possible strategy is devised for the subsequent treatment of these severe lesions...
  87. ncbi A C1-2 locked facet in a child with atlantoaxial rotatory fixation. Case report
    Paolo Missori
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    J Neurosurg 103:563-6. 2005
    ..A rigid cervical collar and muscle relaxant agents without any traction allowed full recovery. Control 3D CT scanning and MR imaging findings are reported...
  88. doi Anterior approach to the cervicothoracic junction without sternotomy: a report of 37 cases
    Vincent Pointillart
    Centre Hospitalier Pellegrin, CHU de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2875-9. 2007
    ..Description of a new anterior approach to the cervicothoracic junction and retrospective study of results...
  89. ncbi [Clinical features and strategies for treatment of spinal fracture complicating ankylosing spondylitis]
    Bang Ping Qian
    Department of Spine Surgery, Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing 210008, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 87:2893-8. 2007
    ..To explore the clinical features and strategies for treatment of spinal fracture complicating ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  90. ncbi Subaxial cervical spine trauma
    Brian K Kwon
    Combined Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Spine Program, Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 14:78-89. 2006
    ..Several complications, including the deterioration of neurologic status, may occur with either surgical or nonsurgical management, but the most frequent mistake made is missing the injury on initial evaluation...
  91. pmc Motor vehicle mismatch-related spinal injury
    Jason D Cobb
    Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 28:314-9. 2005
    ..Few studies have defined SCI risk factors. Vehicle mismatch occurs in 2-vehicle MVCs in which there are significant differences in vehicle weight, stiffness, and height. This study examined SCI risk and vehicle mismatch...
  92. ncbi [Lower cervical spine trauma: classification and operative treatment]
    M Reinhold
    Universitätsklinik für Unfallchirurgie und Sporttraumatologie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Unfallchirurg 109:471-80, quiz 481-3. 2006
    ..Dorsal surgery is indicated only in case of a compressed spinal canal and/or neuroforamens due to destroyed posterior elements or remaining instability following ventral plate spondylesis...
  93. ncbi [Surgical therapy of the rheumatic cervical spine]
    F Kerschbaumer
    Klinik Rotes Kreuz, Frankfurt am Main
    Z Orthop Unfall 145:655-69; quiz 670-3. 2007
  94. ncbi Iatrogenic perforation of the internal carotid artery by a transarticular screw: an unusual case of repetitive ischemic stroke
    Michel Vanden Bogaerde
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:466-9. 2007
    ..The patient was successfully treated with endovascular stenting. Our case report illustrates the relative importance of iatrogenic carotid injury in the differential diagnosis of stroke after cervical spine surgery...
  95. ncbi [Ventral cervical spondylodesis with autologous pelvic bone chips and plate stabilization]
    M Reinhold
    Universitätsklinik für Unfallchirurgie und Sporttraumatologie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Unfallchirurg 109:483-9. 2006
  96. ncbi [How to read radiography of the traumatic spine?]
    J C Dosch
    Service de Radiologie 2, Hopitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, Centre de chirurgie orthopédique et de la main Illkirch, BP 49, 67098 Strasbourg Cedex, France
    J Radiol 88:802-16. 2007
    ..It will have an impact on the type of immediate management (medical, orthopedic or surgical). A final report validating the initial interpretation should, of course, soon follow...
  97. ncbi Variability in rates of arthrodesis procedures for patients with cervical spine injuries with and without associated spinal cord injury
    Alan H Daniels
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:317-23. 2007
    ..We assessed the rates of cervical spinal arthrodesis for patients who had a cervical spine injury with or without an associated spinal cord injury...
  98. doi [Cervical spine injury. Diagnosis, prognosis and management]
    C Schüller-Weidekamm
    Abteilung für Neuroradiologie und muskuloskelettale Radiologie, Klinik für Radiodiagnostik, AKH, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090, Wien, Osterreich
    Radiologe 48:480-7. 2008
    ..The precise diagnosis of the radiologist, which would include the SLIC classification, should facilitate clinical decision-making about further management...
  99. ncbi The evolution of spinal instrumentation for the management of occipital cervical and cervicothoracic junctional injuries
    Joseph D Smucker
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:S44-52; discussion S61. 2006
    ..Independent computer-based literature review of articles pertaining to instrumentation and fusion of junctional injuries of the cervical spine...
  100. ncbi Spiral computed tomography for the initial evaluation of spine trauma: A new standard of care?
    Jared L Antevil
    Department of Surgery, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
    J Trauma 61:382-7. 2006
    ....
  101. ncbi Acute mortality and complications of cervical spine injuries in the elderly at a single tertiary care center
    Mark J Sokolowski
    Trinity Orthopaedics, Oak Park, IL 60302, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 20:352-6. 2007
    ..Retrospective database review of all traumatic cervical spine injuries at a single tertiary care center...

Research Grants88

  1. Seated Postural Control with Electrical Stimulation
    ARI WILKENFELD; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..verification with able bodied volunteers, and testing with subjects with low cervical or high thoracic spinal injuries, an automatic control system based on sensors for trunk orientation and acceleration will be developed to ..
  2. The Role of Neck Muscle Mechanics in Pediatric Head and Neck Injury
    David Nuckley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. SPINAL SOMESTHETIC PATHWAYS
    Charles Vierck; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..results of this study will provide needed information concerning mechanisms of motor deficits that occur with spinal injuries. Also, the effects of dorsal column lesions on tactile sensitivity will be investigated...
  4. SPINAL SOMESTHETIC PATHWAYS
    Charles Vierck; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..results of this study will provide needed information concerning mechanisms of motor deficits that occur with spinal injuries. Also, the effects of dorsal column lesions on modulation of tactile sensitivity will be investigated...
  5. Central Pain Syndrome: Thalamic Hyperexcitability After Denervation?
    Scott Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..to develop a model of Central Pain Syndrome, a form of excruciating pain suffered by victims of head or spinal injuries, in rats so that we can understand the biological causes of this debilitating condition and suggest new ideas ..
  6. Respiratory plasticity and spinal cord Injury
    Gordon Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Further, these effects were greatest in rats with chronic spinal injuries, demonstrating that unique features of the injured spinal cord influence the expression of spinal plasticity...
  7. SPINAL INTERNEURONS: 5HT-NA RECEPTORS, ACTIONS, CIRCUITS
    Elzbieta Jankowska; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..NA and 5-HT agents assist in recovery after spinal injuries but little is known about the mechanisms of their actions at pre-motoneuronal levels...
  8. PLASTICITY OF SPINAL RESPIRATORY SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION
    Stephen Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..pathways (kinases and phosphatases) that control such activity-dependent synaptic plasticity may provide the rationale to develop effective therapeutic approaches in patients with compromised respiratory function of spinal injuries.
  9. Prevention of Neck Injuries in Older Adults During Rear Motor Vehicle Collsions
    PAUL IVANCIC; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed project will provide important research-based data that may form the basis for future safety standards and help to decrease the frequency and severity of neck injuries in older adults, thus benefiting society. ..
  10. Prevention of Neck Injuries in Older Adults During Rear Motor Vehicle Collsions
    PAUL IVANCIC; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed project will provide important research-based data that may form the basis for future safety standards and help to decrease the frequency and severity of neck injuries in older adults, thus benefiting society. ..
  11. Clinical Decision Rule to Identify Children with Intra-Abdominal Injuries
    James Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  12. CERVICAL SPINE INJURIES IN FRONT, REAR AND SIDE IMPACTS
    Manohar Panjabi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  13. OPTIMAL PREHOSPITAL CARE OF CHILDHOOD CARDIAC ARREST
    Ian Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The PIs propose to conduct a large feasibility review in five urban areas and to conduct four study planning workshops. ..
  14. PROPOSAL TO CREATE A CANADIAN COLLABORATIVE RCC
    Ian Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This trial will compare prehospital mandatory Rapid Sequence Intubation followed by controlled ventilation to Standard Airway management in trauma patients with head injury and decreased level of consciousness. ..
  15. Membrane Androgen Receptors in Neuroprotection
    Meharvan Singh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  16. Complications of Surgery for Spinal Stenosis: A Clinical Prediction Rule
    Richard A Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: A new method for estimating surgical risk will improve patient safety and assist in surgical decision-making, informed consent, monitoring surgical products, &improving quality assessment. ..
  17. Collagen Crosslinking Effects on Bone Fragility
    Deepak Vashishth; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Complications of Surgery for Spinal Stenosis: A Clinical Prediction Rule
    Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: A new method for estimating surgical risk will improve patient safety and assist in surgical decision-making, informed consent, monitoring surgical products, & improving quality assessment. ..
  19. Effects of Osteocalcin and Osteopontin on Damage Morphology and Bone Fragility
    Deepak Vashishth; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This new information will lead to the development of novel modalities for predicting fracture, as well as strategies for improving bone quality and reducing the fracture risk. ..
  20. Biomechanics of Vertebral Fracture: The Framingham QCT Study
    Mary Bouxsein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  21. BONE FATIGUE & RESORPTION:EFFECTS OF DAMAGE MORPHOLOGY
    Deepak Vashishth; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  22. Innovative Methods for Function and Disability Assessment
    Alan Jette; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The public health research and clinical communities would be the likely markets interested in the CAT technology that would be developed and evaluated in this STTR. ..
  23. Microcomputed Tomography Device (Scanco UCT40)
    Mary Bouxsein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. REGULATION OF PTH ACTIVITY IN BONE BY BETA-ARRESTIN
    Mary Bouxsein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Information gained from the proposed studies will be instrumental for developing new PTH1R ligands with improved signaling and biologic activity profiles for treatment of osteoporosis and other metabolic bone disorders. ..
  25. Treatments for Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures (NES)
    W LaFrance; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Efficacy of a Post-Rehabilitation Exercise Intervention
    ALAN MAURICE JETTE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This low-cost program could be used by many people after hip fracture, and could potentially help to reduce the number of people who need to move to a nursing home or need long term home help. ..
  27. Hypertonic Modulation of Inflammation following Injury
    Eileen M Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results of these studies will provide valuable information to determine the ultimate therapeutic use of the resuscitation strategy. ..
  28. Complications of Surgery for Spinal Stenosis: A Clinical Prediction Rule
    Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: A new method for estimating surgical risk will improve patient safety and assist in surgical decision-making, informed consent, monitoring surgical products, & improving quality assessment. ..
  29. Prospective Validation and Cost Analysis of the National Guidelines for Field Tri
    Craig D Newgard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  30. Progesterone, GABA Receptors and Cell Survival
    Meharvan Singh; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. The Effect of Hypertonic Resuscitation for Blunt Trauma
    Eileen Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. A DIAGNOSTIC TEST TO ASSESS RISK ASSOCIATED WITH ANDROGEN THERAPY
    Meharvan Singh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  33. Novel Mechanistic Targets of Steroid Hormones in the Brain
    Meharvan Singh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  34. Efficacy of a Post-Rehabilitation Exercise Intervention
    Alan Jette; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This low-cost program could be used by many people after hip fracture, and could potentially help to reduce the number of people who need to move to a nursing home or need long term home help. ..
  35. Hypertonic Modulation of Inflammation following Injury
    Eileen Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of these studies will provide valuable information to determine the ultimate therapeutic use of the resuscitation strategy. ..
  36. Computer Adaptive Testing for OA Clinical Trials
    Alan Jette; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We expect the gains in precision and efficiency of score estimation to be superior over traditional fixed forms of assessments and transform outcomes monitoring in OA clinical trials research. ..
  37. Combining Data from the NHIS and BRFSS
    Michael Elliott; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This approach is particularly promising because, in contrast to other proposed techniques, it can be applied using existing publicly available data. ..
  38. Model-Based Methods for the Analyses of Weighted Data
    Michael Elliott; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  39. CORE--Skeletal Phenotyping Core
    Mary Bouxsein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..