Genomes and Genes
Summary: Injuries involving the vertebral column.
Publications223 found, 100 shown here
- Spinal injuries in childrenBayram 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...
- Operative treatment of 733 patients with acute thoracolumbar spinal injuries: comprehensive results from the second, prospective, Internet-based multicenter study of the Spine Study Group of the German Association of Trauma SurgeryM Reinhold
Department of Trauma Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Eur Spine J 19:1657-76. 2010..neurological deficits are the most important factors for the functional outcome and prognosis of TL spinal injuries. POSTERIOR patients had a better functional and subjective outcome at FU than COMBINED patients...
- The evolution of compensated occupational spinal injuries. A three-year follow-up studyM Rossignol
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 17:1043-7. 1992This study was undertaken to follow up an incidence rate study of spinal injuries carried out from a cross-sectional random sample consisting of 2,342 workers who were compensated at least once in the year 1981 by the Quebec Worker's ..
- Reliability of a novel classification system for thoracolumbar injuries: the Thoracolumbar Injury Severity ScoreAlexander R Vaccaro
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:S62-9; discussion S104. 2006Prospective 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.
- A nationwide review of the associations among cervical spine injuries, head injuries, and facial fracturesRyan Patrick Mulligan
Divisions of Neurosurgery and Plastic Surgery, Texas A and M Health Science Center and Scott and White, Temple, Texas, USA
J Trauma 68:587-92. 2010..The purpose of this study was to review the incidence of facial fractures, c-spine injuries, and head injuries at trauma centers across the United States...
- Motion in the unstable cervical spine during hospital bed transfersBryan 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...
- Thoracolumbar and sacral spinal injuries in children and adolescents: a review of 89 casesSeref Dogan
Department of Neurosurgery, Uludag University Faculty of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey
J Neurosurg 106:426-33. 2007The 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.
- Thromboprophylaxis in patients with acute spinal injuries: an evidence-based analysisA 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.
- Speed and spinal injuriesD 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...
- 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 victimsKarsten 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...
- Comparing cervical spine motion with different halo devices in a cadaveric cervical instability modelChristian 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...
- Trends in RTA related spinal injuries: the post penalty points eraJ 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...
- Magnetic resonance imaging analysis of soft tissue disruption after flexion-distraction injuries of the subaxial cervical spineA 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...
- Cumulative effective dose associated with radiography and CT of adolescents with spinal injuriesStefan 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. 2010The purpose of this study was to analyze the quantity and distribution of cumulative effective doses in diagnostic imaging of adolescents with spinal injuries.
- The subaxial cervical spine injury classification system: a novel approach to recognize the importance of morphology, neurology, and integrity of the disco-ligamentous complexAlexander 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...
- Chronic donor site pain complicating bone graft harvesting from the posterior iliac crest for spinal fusionJ C Fernyhough
Florida Back Institute, Boca Raton
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 17:1474-80. 1992..The association of chronic donor site pain with residual back pain was also greater in the spinal reconstructive group. Thus, it appears that incidence of chronic donor site pain is more dependent on diagnosis than on surgical approach...
- Profile of spinal injuries in Lagos, NigeriaD 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...
- 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...
- The management of spinal injuries in patients with ankylosing spondylitis or diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: a comparison of treatment methods and clinical outcomesPeter G Whang
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8170, USA
J Spinal Disord Tech 22:77-85. 2009A retrospective review of 12 patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and 18 patients with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) treated at a single institution for spinal injuries between the years 2000 and 2006.
- Comparison of a long spinal board and vacuum mattress for spinal immobilisationM D Luscombe
Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Emerg Med J 20:476-8. 2003..This study was designed to compare the stability and comfort afforded by the long spinal board (backboard) and the vacuum mattress...
- Demographics of acute admissions to a National Spinal Injuries UnitB 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...
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the clearance of the cervical spine in blunt trauma: a meta-analysisRyan 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...
- Out-of-hospital spinal immobilization: its effect on neurologic injuryM Hauswald
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131 5246, USA
Acad Emerg Med 5:214-9. 1998To examine the effect of emergency immobilization on neurologic outcome of patients who have blunt traumatic spinal injuries.
- Snow sports related head and spinal injuries: an eight-year survey from the neurotrauma centre for the Snowy Mountains, AustraliaT 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...
- A novel operative approach for the treatment of old distractive flexion injuries of subaxial cervical spinePeng 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...
- Controversies in "clearing" trauma to the cervical spineBernhard 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...
- Severe spinal injuries in alpine skiing and snowboarding: a 6-year review of a tertiary trauma centre for the Bernese Alps ski resorts, SwitzerlandT Franz
Dr T Franz, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Buergerspital Solothurn, CH 4500 Solothurn, Switzerland
Br J Sports Med 42:55-8. 2008To analyse the epidemiological data, injury pattern, clinical features and mechanisms of severe spinal injuries related to alpine skiing and snowboarding.
- 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.
- Spinal injuries after falls from hunting tree standsR S Fayssoux
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Drexel University, 245 North 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
Spine J 8:522-8. 2008b>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...
- Are snowboarders more likely to damage their spines than skiers? Lessons learned from a study of spinal injuries from the Otago skifields in New ZealandSimon Donald
General Medicine, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
N Z Med J 118:U1530. 2005The 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.
- Prevalence of associated injuries of spinal trauma and their effect on medical utilization among hospitalized adult subjects--a nationwide data-based studyDachen 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...
- Etiology of children's spinal injuries at Rancho Los AmigosD 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...
- MRI of acute spinal traumaA 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...
- Computed tomography versus plain radiography to screen for cervical spine injury: a meta-analysisJames 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...
- Helical computed tomographic angiography: an excellent screening test for blunt cerebrovascular injuryJohn 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...
- Epidemiology of spine trauma in an Irish regional trauma unit: a 4-year studySimon 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...
- Controversies in cervical spine imaging in trauma patientsRichard 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...
- Prospective validation of computed tomographic screening of the thoracolumbar spine in traumaCarl 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...
- 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...
- Diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging for detecting posterior ligamentous complex injury associated with thoracic and lumbar fracturesHitoshi Haba
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
J Neurosurg 99:20-6. 2003....
- 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 SectioJames 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...
- Measurement techniques for lower cervical spine injuries: consensus statement of the Spine Trauma Study GroupChristopher M Bono
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:603-9. 2006..Literature review...
- Utility of supine oblique radiographs in detecting cervical spine injurySteven 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...
- Spinal injury patterns resulting from car and motorcycle accidentsAngus 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...
- A new classification of thoracolumbar injuries: the importance of injury morphology, the integrity of the posterior ligamentous complex, and neurologic statusAlexander 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...
- Fractures of the atlas: classification, treatment and morbidityC 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...
- Assessing cervical spine stability in obtunded blunt trauma patients: review of medical literatureClint 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...
- 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...
- Glass foreign body in the spinal canal of a child: case report and review of the literatureDouglas 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...
- 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 periodAine M Carroll
Hexham Spinal Injuries Unit, Hexham General Hospital, Hexham, Northumberland, United Kingdom
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1206-10. 2005Retrospective study of the management of patients with a confirmed diagnosis of post-traumatic syringomyelia (PTS) in a regional spinal injuries unit.
- The thoracolumbar injury severity score: a proposed treatment algorithmAlexander 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...
- Helical computed tomographic scanning for the evaluation of the cervical spine in the unconscious, intubated trauma patientKarim 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...
- Evaluation of current extrication orthoses in immobilization of the unstable cervical spineR 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)...
- The incidence and characterisation of hospitalised acute spinal trauma in Taiwan--a population-based studyNan 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...
- Clinical outcomes of magnetic resonance imaging in blunt cervical traumaMatthew 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...
- Vertebral artery injuries associated with cervical spine injuries: a review of the literatureDaniel R Fassett
Department of Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
J Spinal Disord Tech 21:252-8. 2008..Literature review...
- Spinal injuries in professional rugby union: a prospective cohort studyColin 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...
- An analysis of Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice guidelines for cervical spine evaluation in a series of patients with multiple imaging techniquesManmohan 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...
- A new cervical spine clearance protocol using computed tomographyC 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...
- Interrater reliability of identifying indicators of posterior ligamentous complex disruption when plain films are indeterminate in thoracolumbar injuriesKarl 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...
- 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...
- Spinal injuries in motorcycle crashes: patterns and outcomesAngus 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...
- 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...
- Spinal injuries in snowboarders: risk of jumping as an integral part of snowboardingH Yamakawa
Department of Neurosurgery, Gifu University School of Medicine, Tsukasamachi-40, Gifu 500-8705, Japan
J Trauma 50:1101-5. 2001BACKGROUND: 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...
- Spinal injuries in sportsBarry P Boden
The Orthopaedic Center, 9711 Medical Center Drive 201, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
Neurol Clin 26:63-78; viii. 2008Athletic 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...
- Agreement between orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons regarding a new algorithm for the treatment of thoracolumbar injuries: a multicenter reliability studyY 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...
- Effect of age and loading rate on human cervical spine injury thresholdF 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...
- Classification of lower cervical spine injuriesTimothy 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...
- Classifications of thoracic and lumbar fractures: rationale and supporting dataSohail 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...
- Variability in computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in patients with cervical spine injuriesJames 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...
- The successful short-term treatment of flexion-distraction injuries of the thoracic spine using posterior-only pedicle screw instrumentationSamuel 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...
- Gunshot wounds to the spine: literature review and report on a migratory intrathecal bulletEdward 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...
- Nonoperative management and treatment of spinal injuriesGlenn 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...
- 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 comparisonJohn 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...
- Magnetic resonance imaging is not needed to clear cervical spines in blunt trauma patients with normal computed tomographic results and no motor deficitsRob 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...
- Helical computed tomography alone compared with plain radiographs with adjunct computed tomography to evaluate the cervical spine after high-energy traumaPatrick 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...
- Epidemiological trends of spine and spinal cord injuries in the largest Canadian adult trauma center from 1986 to 2006Farhad 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...
- A thoracic and lumbar spine injury severity classification based on neurologic function grade, spinal canal deformity, and spinal biomechanical stabilityPaul 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...
- Halo vest treatment of cervical spine injuries: a success and survivorship analysisRichard 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...
- Clinical characterization of comatose patients with cervical spine injury and traumatic brain injuryHeng 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...
- Spinal clearance in the difficult trauma patient: a role for screening MRI of the spineJohn 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. 2006Identifying spinal injuries in trauma patients with altered mental status can be difficult...
- The inefficiency of plain radiography to evaluate the cervical spine after blunt traumaStephen 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...
- The effect of polytrauma in persons with traumatic spine injury. A prospective database of spine fracturesJ 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...
- History of spine surgery in the ancient and medieval worldsJames 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...
- Radiographic evaluation of cervical spine trauma. Plain radiography and conventional tomography versus computed tomographyC 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...
- Imaging of acute cervical spine traumaR 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...
- MRI detection of unsuspected vertebral injury in acute spinal trauma: incidence and significanceM 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...
- Anterior approach to the cervicothoracic junction without sternotomy: a report of 37 casesVincent 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...
- Double noncontiguous cervical spinal injuriesS M Iencean
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 144:695-701. 2002Double noncontiguous spinal injuries in the same patient, the first at the cervical level and the second at the thoracic or thoracolumbar level are not uncommon...
- 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....
- CT recognition of traumatic pneumomyelogramV Minville
Eur J Anaesthesiol 23:975-7. 2006
- [Injuries of the alar ligaments in children and adolescents]D Briem
Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie, Abteilung für Unfall und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg
Unfallchirurg 105:555-9. 2002..In order to avoid neurologic symptoms or long term complications an immediate diagnosis is indispensable...
- Preinjury cervical alignment affecting spinal traumaDennis J Maiman
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
J Neurosurg 97:57-62. 2002..The authors tested the hypothesis that initial alignment of the head-neck complex affects cervical spine injury mechanism, trauma rating, injury classification based on stability, and fracture pattern...
- [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
- [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...
- Anterior decompression for cervicothoracic pathology: A study of 14 patientsM 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...
- Cotrel Dubousset instrumentation in occipito-cervico-thoracic fusionTeddy Fagerström
Department of Orthopedics, Huddinge University Hospital, 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
Eur Spine J 11:364-74. 2002..The results of this study show that the cervical CDI system can be safely used for stable cervical fixation without need for external support in severe pathologies of the cervical spine...
- The evolution of spinal instrumentation for the management of occipital cervical and cervicothoracic junctional injuriesJoseph 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...
- [Fractures and instability of the cervical spine]V Buhren
Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik Murnau, Germany
Unfallchirurg 105:1049-66. 2002
- Atypical traumatic craniocervical junction focal spinal subdural hematomaM Volkan Aydin
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Faculty, Baskent University, Adana, Turkey
Pediatr Neurosurg 42:197-9. 2006..Here we report a case of a unique traumatic craniocervical junction focal subdural hematoma in an 8-year-old boy and discuss the possible mechanisms of SSDHs in trauma cases...
- Fluoroscopically assisted pedicle screw fixation for thoracic and thoracolumbar injuries: technique and short-term complicationsJohn J Carbone
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:91-7. 2003..Retrospective review of charts and fluoroscopic, radiographic, and computed tomography images for 252 screws (41 patients)...
- Seated Postural Control with Electrical StimulationARI 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 ..
- Development of Protein-Displaying Peptide Hydrogels for Tissue EngineeringJONATHAN KYLE POKORSKI; Fiscal Year: 2013..e. lacerations and burns), cardiac trauma, severe spinal injuries, and bone breaks...
- Development &Testing of the Single Motor Propelled Wheelchair For India &otherJonathan L Pearlman; Fiscal Year: 2013..at the Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) in Kanpur, India and at the Indian Spinal Injuries Center (ISIC) in New Delhi, India...
- CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS OF CERVICAL SPINEManohar Panjabi; Fiscal Year: 1990..of common injuries: dislocations, fractures and whiplash, again helping to provide an understanding of spinal injuries, which may lead to improved treatment methods...
- COCAINE ABUSE & EXERCISE INDUCED HEATSTROKEPETER LOMAX; Fiscal Year: 1990..Among American athletes heatstroke is a leading cause of death, second only to head and spinal injuries. The illicit use of cocaine by all strata of society has reached epidemic proportions and the young athlete, ..
- A NEW POWER SUPPLY FOR ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIRS AND SCOOTERSALAN CISAR; Fiscal Year: 2000..PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS: Thousands of people suffer spinal injuries every year and require mechanical assistance, to maintain their level of activity...
- PLASTICITY OF SPINAL RESPIRATORY SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSIONStephen Johnson; Fiscal Year: 1999..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.
- PLASTICITY OF SPINAL RESPIRATORY SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSIONStephen 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.
- Prevention of Neck Injuries in Older Adults During Rear Motor Vehicle CollsionsPAUL 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. ..
- CERVICAL SPINE INJURIES IN FRONT, REAR AND SIDE IMPACTSManohar Panjabi; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Clinical Decision Rule to Identify Children with Intra-Abdominal InjuriesJames Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable]..
- OPTIMAL PREHOSPITAL CARE OF CHILDHOOD CARDIAC ARRESTIan Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2004..The PIs propose to conduct a large feasibility review in five urban areas and to conduct four study planning workshops. ..
- Complications of Surgery for Spinal Stenosis: A Clinical Prediction RuleRichard 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. ..
- Collagen Crosslinking Effects on Bone FragilityDeepak Vashishth; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- REGULATION OF PTH ACTIVITY IN BONE BY BETA-ARRESTINMary Bouxsein; Fiscal Year: 2008..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. ..
- Microcomputed Tomography Device (Scanco UCT40)Mary Bouxsein; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Membrane Androgen Receptors in NeuroprotectionMeharvan Singh; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Treatments for Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures (NES)W LaFrance; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Innovative Methods for Function and Disability AssessmentAlan Jette; Fiscal Year: 2007..The public health research and clinical communities would be the likely markets [unreadable] interested in the CAT technology that would be developed and evaluated in this STTR. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Hypertonic Modulation of Inflammation following InjuryEileen M Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2010..The results of these studies will provide valuable information to determine the ultimate therapeutic use of the resuscitation strategy. ..
- Computer Adaptive Testing for OA Clinical TrialsAlan 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. ..
- A DIAGNOSTIC TEST TO ASSESS RISK ASSOCIATED WITH ANDROGEN THERAPYMeharvan Singh; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Effect of Hypertonic Resuscitation for Blunt TraumaEileen Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Progesterone, GABA Receptors and Cell SurvivalMeharvan Singh; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Combining Data from the NHIS and BRFSSMichael 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. ..
- Model-Based Methods for the Analyses of Weighted DataMichael Elliott; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..