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. pmc 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 Surgery
    M Reinhold
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Spine J 19:1657-76. 2010
  3. ncbi The evolution of compensated occupational spinal injuries. A three-year follow-up study
    M Rossignol
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 17:1043-7. 1992
  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 A nationwide review of the associations among cervical spine injuries, head injuries, and facial fractures
    Ryan 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
  6. ncbi 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. 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
  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. pmc 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 Surgery
    M 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...
  3. ncbi The evolution of compensated occupational spinal injuries. A three-year follow-up study
    M Rossignol
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 17:1043-7. 1992
    This 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 ..
  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 A nationwide review of the associations among cervical spine injuries, head injuries, and facial fractures
    Ryan 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...
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. 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.
  8. ncbi 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.
  9. 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...
  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. ncbi 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. 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...
  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. ncbi 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.
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi Chronic donor site pain complicating bone graft harvesting from the posterior iliac crest for spinal fusion
    J 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...
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. ncbi The management of spinal injuries in patients with ankylosing spondylitis or diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: a comparison of treatment methods and clinical outcomes
    Peter 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. 2009
    A 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.
  20. pmc Comparison of a long spinal board and vacuum mattress for spinal immobilisation
    M 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. 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.
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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...
  30. 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.
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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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  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  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 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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.
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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)...
  54. ncbi 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...
  55. 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...
  56. ncbi 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. ncbi 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi 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 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...
  76. 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...
  77. ncbi 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...
  78. 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...
  79. ncbi 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...
  80. ncbi 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...
  81. 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...
  82. 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...
  83. 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...
  84. 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...
  85. 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...
  86. 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...
  87. 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...
  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 Double noncontiguous cervical spinal injuries
    S M Iencean
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 144:695-701. 2002
    Double 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...
  90. 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
    ....
  91. ncbi CT recognition of traumatic pneumomyelogram
    V Minville
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 23:975-7. 2006
  92. ncbi [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...
  93. ncbi Preinjury cervical alignment affecting spinal trauma
    Dennis 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...
  94. 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
  95. 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...
  96. 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...
  97. pmc Cotrel Dubousset instrumentation in occipito-cervico-thoracic fusion
    Teddy 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...
  98. 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...
  99. ncbi [Fractures and instability of the cervical spine]
    V Buhren
    Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik Murnau, Germany
    Unfallchirurg 105:1049-66. 2002
  100. ncbi Atypical traumatic craniocervical junction focal spinal subdural hematoma
    M 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...
  101. ncbi Fluoroscopically assisted pedicle screw fixation for thoracic and thoracolumbar injuries: technique and short-term complications
    John 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)...

Research Grants27

  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. Development of Protein-Displaying Peptide Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering
    JONATHAN KYLE POKORSKI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e. lacerations and burns), cardiac trauma, severe spinal injuries, and bone breaks...
  3. Development &Testing of the Single Motor Propelled Wheelchair For India &other
    Jonathan 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...
  4. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS OF CERVICAL SPINE
    Manohar 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...
  5. COCAINE ABUSE & EXERCISE INDUCED HEATSTROKE
    PETER 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, ..
  6. A NEW POWER SUPPLY FOR ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIRS AND SCOOTERS
    ALAN 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...
  7. PLASTICITY OF SPINAL RESPIRATORY SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION
    Stephen 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.
  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: 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. ..
  10. CERVICAL SPINE INJURIES IN FRONT, REAR AND SIDE IMPACTS
    Manohar Panjabi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  11. Clinical Decision Rule to Identify Children with Intra-Abdominal Injuries
    James Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable]..
  12. 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. ..
  13. 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. ..
  14. Collagen Crosslinking Effects on Bone Fragility
    Deepak Vashishth; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. REGULATION OF PTH ACTIVITY IN BONE BY BETA-ARRESTIN
    Mary 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. ..
  16. Microcomputed Tomography Device (Scanco UCT40)
    Mary Bouxsein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Membrane Androgen Receptors in Neuroprotection
    Meharvan Singh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Treatments for Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures (NES)
    W LaFrance; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Innovative Methods for Function and Disability Assessment
    Alan 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]..
  20. 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. ..
  21. 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. ..
  22. A DIAGNOSTIC TEST TO ASSESS RISK ASSOCIATED WITH ANDROGEN THERAPY
    Meharvan Singh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. The Effect of Hypertonic Resuscitation for Blunt Trauma
    Eileen Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Progesterone, GABA Receptors and Cell Survival
    Meharvan Singh; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. 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. ..
  26. Model-Based Methods for the Analyses of Weighted Data
    Michael Elliott; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..