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  1. ncbi Defining the safe working zones using the minimally invasive lateral retroperitoneal transpsoas approach: an anatomical study
    Juan S Uribe
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:260-6. 2010
  2. ncbi United States trends in lumbar fusion surgery for degenerative conditions
    Richard A Deyo
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1441-5; discussion 1446-7. 2005
  3. ncbi Surgical complications of posterior lumbar interbody fusion with total facetectomy in 251 patients
    Shinya Okuda
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Rosai Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:304-9. 2006
  4. ncbi A lasting solution is hard to achieve in primary hydatid disease of the spine: long-term results and an overview
    Haci Mustafa Ozdemir
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Meram School of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:932-7. 2004
  5. ncbi Spinal hydatidosis
    Antonio Herrera
    Service of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Miguel Servet University Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2439-44. 2005
  6. ncbi Spinal hydatid disease
    M Necmettin Pamir
    Department of Neurosurgery, Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Spinal Cord 40:153-60. 2002
  7. ncbi Atherosclerosis and disc degeneration/low-back pain--a systematic review
    L I Kauppila
    Terveystalo Healthcare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 37:661-70. 2009
  8. ncbi Extreme lateral interbody fusion approach for isolated thoracic and thoracolumbar spine diseases: initial clinical experience and early outcomes
    Isaac O Karikari
    Division of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 24:368-75. 2011
  9. ncbi Direct lateral lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative conditions: early complication profile
    Reginald Q Knight
    Orthopedics International Spine, Kirkland, WA, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:34-7. 2009
  10. ncbi Radiation exposure during fluoroscopically assisted pedicle screw insertion in the lumbar spine
    D P Jones
    Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1538-41. 2000

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  1. ncbi Defining the safe working zones using the minimally invasive lateral retroperitoneal transpsoas approach: an anatomical study
    Juan S Uribe
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:260-6. 2010
    ..The authors undertook this anatomical cadaveric dissection study to define the anatomical safe zones relative to the disc spaces for prevention of nerve injuries during the lateral retroperitoneal transpsoas approach...
  2. ncbi United States trends in lumbar fusion surgery for degenerative conditions
    Richard A Deyo
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1441-5; discussion 1446-7. 2005
    ..Retrospective cohort study using national sample administrative data...
  3. ncbi Surgical complications of posterior lumbar interbody fusion with total facetectomy in 251 patients
    Shinya Okuda
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Rosai Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:304-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine rates of intraoperative and postoperative complications of PLIF using a large number of cases with uniform instrumentation and a uniform fusion technique...
  4. ncbi A lasting solution is hard to achieve in primary hydatid disease of the spine: long-term results and an overview
    Haci Mustafa Ozdemir
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Meram School of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:932-7. 2004
    ..Retrospective evaluation of patients with primary hydatid disease was done, with an overview of the pertinent literature. OBJECTIVES.: To determine the results of surgical decompression and antihelminthic treatment...
  5. ncbi Spinal hydatidosis
    Antonio Herrera
    Service of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Miguel Servet University Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2439-44. 2005
    ..Retrospective study...
  6. ncbi Spinal hydatid disease
    M Necmettin Pamir
    Department of Neurosurgery, Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Spinal Cord 40:153-60. 2002
    ..Review article on spinal involvement of hydatid disease...
  7. ncbi Atherosclerosis and disc degeneration/low-back pain--a systematic review
    L I Kauppila
    Terveystalo Healthcare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 37:661-70. 2009
    ..The diminished blood flow could result in various back problems. The aim of this systematic literature review was to assess associations between atherosclerosis and disc degeneration (DD) or low-back pain (LBP)...
  8. ncbi Extreme lateral interbody fusion approach for isolated thoracic and thoracolumbar spine diseases: initial clinical experience and early outcomes
    Isaac O Karikari
    Division of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 24:368-75. 2011
    ..Retrospective review of prospective collected data on 22 patients...
  9. ncbi Direct lateral lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative conditions: early complication profile
    Reginald Q Knight
    Orthopedics International Spine, Kirkland, WA, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:34-7. 2009
    ..Adverse events: new complaints and increasing length of stay limit early mobilization and require consultation with other physicians or reoperation. These formed the focus of the study...
  10. ncbi Radiation exposure during fluoroscopically assisted pedicle screw insertion in the lumbar spine
    D P Jones
    Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1538-41. 2000
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The source-superior position is the preferred position for pedicle screw screening if a working space is required. Patient exposure is minimized, and surgeon dose is well within current recommendations...
  11. ncbi Biology of lumbar spine fusion and use of bone graft substitutes: present, future, and next generation
    S D Boden
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30033, USA
    Tissue Eng 6:383-99. 2000
    ..This strategy of local gene therapy may provide a basis for the next generation of bone graft substitutes...
  12. ncbi Complications of lateral plating in the minimally invasive lateral transpsoas approach
    Tien V Le
    Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:302-7. 2012
    ..Three cases of hardware failure and 3 cases of vertebral body (VB) fractures associated with lateral plate placement are reported. The authors also review the literature pertaining to lateral plates and related complications...
  13. pmc Intervertebral disc degeneration: the role of the mitochondrial pathway in annulus fibrosus cell apoptosis induced by overload
    Francois Rannou
    Division of Biomedical Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California 92521 0121, USA
    Am J Pathol 164:915-24. 2004
    ..Our results from human samples, mouse models, and annulus fibrosus culture experiments demonstrate that the mechanical overload-induced IVD degeneration is mediated through the mitochondrial apoptotic pathway in IVD cells...
  14. ncbi Recurrent low back pain and early disc degeneration in the young
    J J Salminen
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital of Turku, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1316-21. 1999
    ....
  15. pmc Vertebral endplate signal changes (Modic change): a systematic literature review of prevalence and association with non-specific low back pain
    Tue Secher Jensen
    The Back Research Center, Lindevej 5, Ringe, Denmark
    Eur Spine J 17:1407-22. 2008
    ..0 to 19.9. This systematic review shows that VESC is a common MRI-finding in patients with non-specific LBP and is associated with pain. However, it should be noted that VESC may be present in individuals without LBP...
  16. ncbi Vascular injury in anterior lumbar surgery
    J K Baker
    Center for Spinal Disorders, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 18:2227-30. 1993
    ..abstract truncated at 250 words)..
  17. ncbi Health-related quality of life assessment by the EuroQol-5D can provide cost-utility data in the field of low-back surgery
    Tore K Solberg
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of North Norway, 9038, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur Spine J 14:1000-7. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that the EQ-5D is useful for estimating health state values and for monitoring outcome of patients undergoing low-back surgery. Hence, this instrument would provide valid data for cost-utility analyses...
  18. ncbi Complications of posterior cervical plating
    J G Heller
    Department of Orthopaedics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20:2442-8. 1995
    ..This study finds the risk of lateral mass screw insertion to be considerably less than predicted in vitro. The present study reports other complications that were not predicted in laboratory studies...
  19. ncbi Adjacent segment degeneration in the lumbar spine
    Gary Ghiselli
    Denver Spine Center, 1601 East 19th Avenue, Suite 4000, Denver, CO 80218, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1497-503. 2004
    ..A retrospective investigation was performed to determine the rates of degeneration and survival of the motion segments adjacent to the site of a posterior lumbar fusion...
  20. ncbi Systematic review of randomized trials comparing lumbar fusion surgery to nonoperative care for treatment of chronic back pain
    Sohail K Mirza
    Center for Cost and Outcomes Research, and Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:816-23. 2007
    ..Systematic review of randomized trials comparing surgical to nonsurgical treatment of discogenic back pain...
  21. ncbi Transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells in a canine disc degeneration model
    Akihiko Hiyama
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgical Science, Tokai University School of Medicine, Bohseidai, Isehara, Kanagawa, 259 1193, Japan
    J Orthop Res 26:589-600. 2008
    ..The results of this study suggest that MSC transplantation may contribute to the maintenance of IVD immune privilege by the differentiation of transplanted MSCs into cells expressing FasL...
  22. ncbi Association between the -1562 C/T polymorphism of matrix metalloproteinase-9 gene and lumbar disc disease in the young adult population in North China
    Zheng ming Sun
    Department of Orthopaedics of the First Affiliated Hospital, Medical School, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an, China
    Connect Tissue Res 50:181-5. 2009
    ..These results indicated that the -1562C/T polymorphism of the MMP-9 gene is associated with a high risk of degenerative disc disease in the young adult population in North China...
  23. ncbi Aggressive "benign" primary spine neoplasms: osteoblastoma, aneurysmal bone cyst, and giant cell tumor
    James S Harrop
    Department of Neurological Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:S39-47. 2009
    ..Clinically based systematic review...
  24. ncbi Modern surgical treatment of primary aneurysmal bone cyst of the spine in children and adolescents
    Sumeet Garg
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:387-92. 2005
    ..The four-step approach to treatment of ABC of the spine with appropriate spinal instrumentation and fusion is recommended for successful treatment of this aggressive lesion...
  25. ncbi Primary hydatid disease of the spine: an unusual cause of progressive paraplegia. Case report and review of the literature
    S Y Bhojraj
    P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mahim, Mumbai, India
    J Neurosurg 91:216-8. 1999
    ..Advanced imaging studies should be performed to diagnose the disease. Early decompressive surgery with stabilization of the spine, in addition to adjuvant chemotherapy, is the treatment of choice for these patients...
  26. ncbi Multiple intradural spinal hydatid disease: a case report and review of literature
    Müslüm Güneçs
    Bakirkoy Research and Training Hospital for Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, Istanbul, Turkey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E346-50. 2009
    ..A case report...
  27. ncbi Clinical outcomes of 3 fusion methods through the posterior approach in the lumbar spine
    Ki Tack Kim
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1351-7; discussion 1358. 2006
    ..This prospective randomized study compared 3 fusion methods: posterolateral fusion (PLF), posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF), and PLIF combined with PLF (PLF+PLIF)...
  28. ncbi The value of fat saturation sequences and contrast medium administration in MRI of degenerative disease of the posterior/perispinal elements of the lumbosacral spine
    P D'Aprile
    Department of Neuroradiology, San Paolo Hospital, Bari, Italy
    Eur Radiol 17:523-31. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi Postsurgical spinal magnetic resonance imaging with iterative decomposition of water and fat with echo asymmetry and least-squares estimation
    Mizuho Murakami
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 35:16-20. 2011
    ..Here, we compared postsurgical spinal MRI with IDEAL versus chemical shift selective saturation (CHESS)...
  30. ncbi Classification of age-related changes in lumbar intervertebral discs: 2002 Volvo Award in basic science
    Norbert Boos
    Orthopaedic University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2631-44. 2002
    ..A histologic study on age-related changes of the human lumbar intervertebral disc was conducted...
  31. ncbi Major complications in revision adult deformity surgery: risk factors and clinical outcomes with 2- to 7-year follow-up
    Samuel K Cho
    Department of Orthopaedics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:489-500. 2012
    ..Retrospective cohort comparative study...
  32. ncbi Vascular injury in elective anterior lumbosacral surgery
    Kirkham B Wood
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:S66-75. 2010
    ..Systematic review...
  33. ncbi Obesity and spine surgery: relation to perioperative complications
    Nimesh Patel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 6:291-7. 2007
    ..The authors retrospectively assessed the prevalence of obesity in a cohort of patients undergoing thoracic and lumbar fusion and correlate the presence of obesity with the incidence of operative complications...
  34. ncbi Echinococcal infection of the spine with neural involvement
    R W Charles
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Natal, Durban, Republic of South Africa
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 13:47-9. 1988
    ..Three were treated by anterior spinal decompression and all four were treated with mebendazole. The results show good neural recovery and it is concluded that the prognosis is not as dismal as it was formerly thought to be...
  35. ncbi Polymethylmethacrylate augmentation of pedicle screw for osteoporotic spinal surgery: a novel technique
    Ming Chau Chang
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E317-24. 2008
    A retrospective study to evaluate the clinical results of patients with osteoporosis and various spinal diseases treated surgically with polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) augmented pedicle screw.
  36. ncbi Correlation of diffusion in lumbar intervertebral disks with occlusion of lumbar arteries: a study in adult volunteers
    M Kurunlahti
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Oulu University Hospital, Kajaanintie 50, 90220 Oulu, Finland
    Radiology 221:779-86. 2001
    ..To evaluate the correlation of the diffusion values in lumbar intervertebral disks with lumbar artery status and the degree of disk degeneration...
  37. ncbi Disseminated intraspinal hydatid disease
    Yashar Moharamzad
    Department of Radiology, Hazrat Rasoul Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Niyayesh Street, Sattar Khan Avenue, Tehran, Iran
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:490-3. 2008
    ..Early diagnosis, proper utilization of MR imaging, and radical resection of diseased vertebrae and soft tissues followed by anthelmintic treatment are essential to control disseminated spinal hydatidosis and prevent recurrence...
  38. ncbi ISSLS prize winner: repeated disc injury causes persistent inflammation
    Jill A Ulrich
    Orthopaedic Bioengineering Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0514, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2812-9. 2007
    ..An in vivo rat model of disc degeneration with emphasis on characterizing acute and chronic cytokine production...
  39. ncbi Compression-induced degeneration of the intervertebral disc: an in vivo mouse model and finite-element study
    J C Lotz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:2493-506. 1998
    ....
  40. ncbi Compensatory spinopelvic balance over the hip axis and better reliability in measuring lordosis to the pelvic radius on standing lateral radiographs of adult volunteers and patients
    R P Jackson
    Spine Surgery Service, North Kansas City Hospital, Missouri, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:1750-67. 1998
    ..Understanding the common and characteristically different compensations that occur with balance in these patients who had specific spinal disorders may help to improve their care...
  41. ncbi Aneurysmal bone cyst of the mobile spine: report on 41 cases
    S Boriani
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Maggiore Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:27-35. 2001
    ..Forty-one cases of aneurysmal bone cyst of the mobile spine were retrospectively reviewed...
  42. ncbi Diagnostic imaging practice guidelines for musculoskeletal complaints in adults-an evidence-based approach-part 3: spinal disorders
    André E Bussières
    Chiropractic Department, Universite du Quebec a Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 31:33-88. 2008
    ..To develop evidence-based diagnostic imaging practice guidelines to assist chiropractors and other primary care providers in decision making for the appropriate use of diagnostic imaging for spinal disorders...
  43. pmc The internal mechanical properties of cervical intervertebral discs as revealed by stress profilometry
    Daniel M Skrzypiec
    Section of Biomechanics, Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Spine J 16:1701-9. 2007
    ..This may be attributable to their fibrous texture. The small radial diameter of the cervical posterior annulus may facilitate buckling and thereby prevent it from sustaining high compressive stresses...
  44. ncbi Diagnostic evaluation of low back pain with emphasis on imaging
    Jeffrey G Jarvik
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:586-97. 2002
    ..To review evidence on the diagnostic accuracy of clinical information and imaging for patients with low back pain in primary care settings...
  45. pmc Expression of chondrocyte markers by cells of normal and degenerate intervertebral discs
    J I Sive
    Musculoskeletal Research Group, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Mol Pathol 55:91-7. 2002
    ..To investigate the phenotype of cells in normal and degenerate intervertebral discs by studying the expression of molecules characteristic of chondrocytes in situ...
  46. ncbi Aneurysmal bone cyst of spine: a review of literature
    B Saccomanni
    Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Surgery, Gabriele d Annunzio University, Chieti Scalo, Italy
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:1145-7. 2008
    ..Children and young adults are most affected by spinal ABCs. We document a review of literature...
  47. ncbi Posterior cervical arthrodesis and stabilization with a lateral mass plate. Clinical and computed tomographic evaluation of lateral mass screw placement and associated complications
    A W Graham
    Florida Fellowship in Reconstructive Spinal Surgery, Gainesville, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:323-8; discussion 329. 1996
    ..Radicular symptoms improved with screw removal in each case. The advantages of segmental fixation achieved with lateral mass plates and screws must be weighed against the risk of radiculopathy...
  48. ncbi Dynesys fixation for lumbar spine degeneration
    Matthias Bothmann
    Department of Surgery, Neurosurgery, Kantonsspital Winterthur, Brauerstrasse 15, 8401 Winterthur, Switzerland
    Neurosurg Rev 31:189-96. 2008
    ..Outcome data were not superior to conventional rigid fusion systems and had a considerable number of complications requiring revision surgery in 27.5% of cases...
  49. ncbi Lumbar spine fusion in obese and morbidly obese patients
    Rahul Vaidya
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:495-500. 2009
    ..Single-center retrospective study...
  50. pmc 4- and 5-level anterior fusions of the cervical spine: review of literature and clinical results
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center, Bad Wildungen, Hessen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 16:2055-71. 2007
    ..The discussion of our results are accompanied by a detailed review of literature, shedding light on the biomechanical challenges in multilevel cervical procedures and suggests conclusions...
  51. ncbi Complications related to osteobiologics use in spine surgery: a systematic review
    Thomas E Mroz
    Neurological Institute, Center for Spine Health, Departments of Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:S86-104. 2010
    ..Systematic review...
  52. ncbi Multilevel cervical fusion without plates, screws or autogenous iliac crest bone graft
    Mehmet Nusret Demircan
    GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Neurosci 14:723-8. 2007
    ....
  53. ncbi A population-based study of spinal pain among 35-45-year-old individuals. Prevalence, sick leave, and health care use
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:1457-63. 1998
    ..Gender differences exist in the pattern of sick leave and health care use, and a small proportion of those with pain consume very large amounts of the resources. Consequently, there is a need for early, effective, preventive treatments...
  54. ncbi Echinococcosis--a rare spinal disorder
    John R Ouma
    Johannesburg General Hospital and the University of the Witwatersrand
    S Afr Med J 96:680, 682. 2006
  55. ncbi Spinal hydatidosis accompanied by a secondary infection. Case report
    Kadir Kotil
    Departments of Neurosurgery, Haseki Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Neurosurg Spine 6:585-90. 2007
    ..Antihelminthic treatment should be administered for a long period following early decompressive surgery and adequate stabilization...
  56. ncbi [Echinococcosis located at spinal canal and vertebrae]
    K Aniba
    Arch Pediatr 11:1510-1. 2004
  57. ncbi Hydatid disease of the spine: case report
    R T Kuremu
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya
    East Afr Med J 79:165-6. 2002
    ..The patient was treated with albendazole resulting in significant improvement within eight weeks. Investigations and treatment modalities are discussed...
  58. ncbi Surgical outcome of drop foot caused by degenerative lumbar diseases
    Hiroyuki Aono
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Koseinenkin Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E262-6. 2007
    ..A total of 46 patients undergoing lumbar spine surgery for degenerative lumbar disease and presenting with drop foot were included in this retrospective study...
  59. ncbi Biochemistry of the intervertebral disc
    T R Oegema
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455
    Clin Sports Med 12:419-39. 1993
    ..In comparison to other tissues, understanding the disc biochemistry is only in the very early stage. The few facts that are known would point to strategies for interventions to alter disc biology and maintain disc biomechanics...
  60. ncbi Differential diagnosis of dumbbell lesions associated with spinal neural foraminal widening: imaging features
    Ali Sami Kivrak
    Selcuk University, Department of Radiology, Konya 42080, Turkey
    Eur J Radiol 71:29-41. 2009
    ..In this article, we discuss CT and MRI findings of dumbbell lesions which are causes of neural foraminal widening...
  61. ncbi Medical decompression of vertebral hydatidosis
    K S Lam
    Centre for Spinal Studies, Unviersity Hospital, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2050-5. 1997
    ..CONCLUSION: The combination of albendazole and praziquantel drug therapy appears to be effective in the conservative treatment of patients with inoperable spinal hydatidosis...
  62. ncbi Treatment of progressive cervical spinal instability secondary to hydatid disease. A case report
    T M Keller
    Pacific Neurosciences Institute, Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:915-9. 1997
    ....
  63. ncbi Dumbbell hydatid cyst of the spine: case report and review of the literature
    T A Hamdan
    Basrah Spinal Unit, Medical College, Basrah, Iraq
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1296-9. 2000
    ..CONCLUSION: Extra spinal hydatidosis may lead to spinal cord compression by extension through the intervertebral foramen. The possibility of cure is high when there is no bony involvement...
  64. ncbi Multiple, primary spinal-paraspinal hydatid cysts
    R N Sener
    Department of Radiology, Ege University Hospital, Bornova, 35100 Izmir, Turkey
    Eur Radiol 11:2314-6. 2001
    ....
  65. ncbi 'Rumours of my death may have been greatly exaggerated': a brief review of cell death in human intervertebral disc disease and implications for cell transplantation therapy
    W E B Johnson
    Centre for Spinal Studies, Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry, Shropshire SY10 7AG, UK
    Biochem Soc Trans 35:680-2. 2007
    ....
  66. pmc Hydatid disease of the spine: a report on nine patients
    Thamer A Hamdan
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Dean Basrah Medical College, Basrah, Iraq
    Int Orthop 36:427-32. 2012
    ..The author presents this prospective study of nine cases of pathologically confirmed spinal hydatid disease...
  67. ncbi Case report: clinical and serological evaluation of echinococcosis of the spine
    J El-On
    Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:567-9. 2003
    ..In spite of long-term chemotherapeutic treatment combined with surgery, no eradication of the disease was achieved...
  68. ncbi [Vertebral hydatidosis: medical imaging and management. A case report]
    L Abdelmoula Cheikhrouhou
    Service de Rhumatologie, Hopital Charles Nicolle, Tunis, Tunisie
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 98:114-7. 2005
    ..We stress on the difficulties of the care management of this disease and its poor prognosis because of the risk of neurological damages and frequent recurrences...
  69. pmc Association of a COL1A1 polymorphism with lumbar disc disease in young military recruits
    C Tilkeridis
    J Med Genet 42:e44. 2005
    ..COL1A1, however, has not been studied in young patients with LDD; COL1A1 polymorphisms have been associated with bone mineral density (BMD) in several populations and with LDD in older adults...
  70. ncbi Intervertebral disk hydatid cysts: MR imaging findings
    Apostolos H Karantanas
    General Hospital Larissa, 411 10 Greece
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1739-40. 2003
  71. ncbi Hydatid cyst of the craniocervical junction: case report
    Mustafa Bozbuga
    Kartal Dr Lutfi Kirdar Research and Training Hospital, 2nd Neurosurgery Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey
    Neurosurgery 57:E193; discussion E193. 2005
    ..In this report, a case of hydatid disease involving the craniocervical junction is presented, along with a review of the literature...
  72. ncbi Posterior decompression of spinal hydatidosis: long term results: Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, Spain
    Rabi Khazim
    Southend Hospital, Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff on Sea, SS0 0RY, Essex, UK
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 105:209-14. 2003
    ..The long-term results were very poor, with high rates of mortality, localised and extra-vertebral recurrence, significant neurological deficits, spino-cutaneous fistulae, spinal instability and pain...
  73. ncbi Recovery of ankle dorsiflexion weakness following lumbar decompressive surgery
    Ali Ghahreman
    Department of Neurosurgery, John Hunter Hospital and University of Newcastle, New Lambton, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 16:1024-7. 2009
    ..Only small improvements take place beyond 6 weeks following surgery. The degree of deficit at presentation is predictive of the extent of recovery. Recovery in ADF strength is more evident in younger patients...
  74. ncbi Orthopaedic manifestations of congenital myotonic dystrophy during childhood and adolescence
    Federico Canavese
    Department of Orthopedics, Shriners Hospital for Children, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:208-13. 2009
    ..The goal of the study was to identify and quantitate the musculoskeletal deformities which may significantly affect the function of children with CMD...
  75. ncbi Lumbar fusion outcomes stratified by specific diagnostic indication
    Steven D Glassman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Spine J 9:13-21. 2009
    ..Diagnostic specificity beyond the symptom of low back pain or the presence of lumbar degeneration needs to be delineated such that outcomes data can be effectively translated into clinical decision making or evidence-based guidelines...
  76. ncbi Hydatid disease of the lumbar spine: combined surgical and medical treatment--a case report
    Khaled M Emara
    Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:E12-4. 2007
  77. ncbi Clinical results of posterolateral fusion for degenerative lumbar spinal diseases: a follow-up study of more than 10 years
    Hiroshi Kuroki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Miyazaki Medical College, 5200 Kihara, Kiyotake, Miyazaki 889 1692, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 7:317-24. 2002
    ..involved 35 cases (37 intervertebral levels) of posterolateral fusion performed to treat degenerative lumbar spinal diseases. There were 20 male and 15 female patients ranging in age from 30 to 67 years, with a mean age of 49 years...
  78. ncbi Radical cure of vertebral hydatidosis. A case report
    Slaheddine Karray
    Kassab Institute of Orthopaedic Surgery, Manouba, Tunisia
    Acta Orthop Belg 70:80-3. 2004
    ..A two-staged anterior and posterior approach, although difficult, seems to offer a very good prognosis in case of univertebral localisation...
  79. ncbi Diagnostic pitfalls of spinal echinococcosis
    Xinghua Song
    Department of Orthopaedics, the First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, Xinjiang Province, China
    J Spinal Disord Tech 20:180-5. 2007
    ..The lesion was located in the cervical vertebrae in 3, the thoracic vertebrae in 11, the lumbar vertebrae in 5, and the sacrum in 6 cases...
  80. ncbi Outcome assessments in the evaluation of treatment of spinal disorders: summary and general recommendations
    C Bombardier
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:3100-3. 2000
    ..In addition to the five recommended domains, preference-based health outcome measures, including patients utilities, may be useful when there is a need to value alternative health outcomes...
  81. ncbi Hydatid cysts in uncommon locations in the same patient: simultaneous cardiac and spinal involvement
    B Tugcu
    Bakirkoy Psychiatric and Neurological Diseases Hospital, 2nd Neurosurgery Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 51:234-6. 2008
    ..Spinal and cardiac hydatid cases separately constitute only 0.5-1% of all hydatid cases. We reported a case with spinal and cardiac involvement simultaneously. Clinical and radiological findings of this unique case are discussed...
  82. ncbi [Intraspinal echinococcosis within the lumbar spine of an 18-year-old male patient]
    C Spies
    Orthopädische Universitätsklinik der RWTH Aachen
    Z Orthop Unfall 146:463-7. 2008
    ..The diagnostic and specific therapeutic consequences of this very seldom entity are discussed based on a case report...
  83. ncbi Hydatid disease drug therapy primarily to reconstruction of a multilevel thoracolumbar vertebral lesion
    A Cogan
    Service de Chirurgie Orthopedique et Traumatologique, Hopital Beaujon, 100, boulevard du General Leclerc, 92110 Clichy, France
    Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 97:766-9. 2011
    ....
  84. ncbi Genetic risk factors for lumbar disc disease
    Leena Ala-Kokko
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Oulu, Finland
    Ann Med 34:42-7. 2002
    ..In addition, disc degeneration has been shown to be related to an aggrecan gene polymorphism, a vitamin D receptor and matrix metalloproteinase-3 gene alleles...
  85. ncbi Advanced imaging of the spine in small animals
    Ronaldo C da Costa
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, 601 Vernon L Tharp Street, Columbus, OH 43210 1089, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 40:765-90. 2010
    ..The CT and MRI features of common spinal diseases are discussed and illustrated...
  86. ncbi Factors associated with good outcome using lateral mass plate fixation
    Pavlos Katonis
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University of Crete, Medical School Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Orthopedics 27:1080-6. 2004
    ....
  87. ncbi The prevalence of and specific risk factors for venous thromboembolic disease following elective spine surgery
    Jason M Sansone
    Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:304-13. 2010
    ..We sought to investigate the prevalence of thromboembolism as well as the efficacy and complications of various prophylactic measures in a population of patients who had undergone elective spine surgery...
  88. ncbi Radiographic anomalies that may alter chiropractic intervention strategies found in a New Zealand population
    Carlo Ammendolia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:375; author reply 375-6. 2005
  89. ncbi MR imaging evaluation of the bone marrow and marrow infiltrative disorders of the lumbar spine
    Faisal Alyas
    Department of Radiology, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex, London, UK, HA7 4LP
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 15:199-219, vi. 2007
    ..The appearances of infiltrative marrow disease are explained on the basis of marrow composition and whether disease causes proliferation, replacement, or depletion of normal marrow components...
  90. ncbi Outcome of pedicle subtraction osteotomies for fixed sagittal imbalance of multiple etiologies: a retrospective review of 140 patients
    Ki Tack Kim
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1667-75. 2012
    ..A retrospective study...
  91. ncbi Aneurysmal bone cyst of the cervical spine (2008:7b)
    W Pennekamp
    Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, BG Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Buerkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    Eur Radiol 18:2356-60. 2008
    ..The typical macroscopic and histological findings were present. The tumor was resected en bloc, after which the patient underwent adjuvant radiation therapy. The patient made a complete recovery...
  92. ncbi Retrograde ejaculation after anterior lumbar spine surgery
    Emily M Lindley
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Spine Center, University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1785-9. 2012
    ..A retrospective cohort study...
  93. pmc Cutting-edge imaging of the spine
    A Talia Vertinsky
    Stanford University, Department of Radiology, Lucas Center, PS08, 1201 Welch Road, Stanford, CA 94305 5488, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 17:117-36. 2007
    ..These new "cutting-edge" technologies have the potential to impact profoundly the ease and confidence of spinal disease interpretation and offer a more efficient diagnostic workup of patients suffering from spinal disease...
  94. ncbi T1- and T2-weighted fast spin-echo imaging of the brachial plexus and cervical spine with IDEAL water-fat separation
    Scott B Reeder
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 3252, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 24:825-32. 2006
    ....
  95. ncbi Influence of smoking on the health status of spinal patients: the National Spine Network database
    Molly T Vogt
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:313-9. 2002
    ..Multicenter, cross-sectional analysis of data from the National Spine Network...
  96. ncbi Spinal aneurysmal bone cyst causing acute cord compression without vertebral collapse: CT and MRI findings
    Monica S M Chan
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tsing Chung Koon Road, Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Radiol 32:601-4. 2002
    ..This case illustrates a less frequently recognised mechanism of acute spinal cord compression by ABC...
  97. ncbi An evidence-based clinical guideline for the use of antithrombotic therapies in spine surgery
    Christopher M Bono
    North American Spine Society
    Spine J 9:1046-51. 2009
    ..The goal of the guideline recommendations was to assist in delivering optimum, efficacious treatment with the goal of preventing thromboembolic events...
  98. ncbi Lateral mass screw-rod fixation of the cervical spine: a prospective clinical series with 1-year follow-up
    H Gordon Deen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Spine J 3:489-95. 2003
    ....
  99. ncbi The characteristics of patient satisfaction measures
    P L Hudak
    Institute for Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:3167-77. 2000
    ....
  100. ncbi Symptomatic intraspinal pneumocoele resulting from closed head injury
    I Yousaf
    Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Br J Neurosurg 17:248-9. 2003
    ..Intraspinal pneumocoele is rarely associated with closed head injury. We describe a case of intra-spinal pneumocoele following a closed head injury. We believe this to be the first case presenting with radicular symptoms...
  101. ncbi Obesity and spine surgery: reassessment based on a prospective evaluation of perioperative complications in elective degenerative thoracolumbar procedures
    Sanjay Yadla
    Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 10:581-7. 2010
    ..The correlation between obesity and incidence of complications in spine surgery is unclear, with some reports suggesting linear relationships between body mass index (BMI) and complication incidence and others noting no relationship...

Research Grants47

  1. Effect of vertebral endplate composition on disc health
    Frank Acosta; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. UW Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Training (RMI)
    Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  3. NIAMS Muiltidisciplinary Clinical Research Center in...
    Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It will require computer modeling, based on precedents in MR-PET scanning. We will determine if surgeons will accept the synthesized images as a replacement for CT-myelography for purposes of surgical planning. ..
  4. AN EVALUATION AND TREATMENT STUDY OF TMD
    Robert Gatchel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The better understanding of such a mechanism can potentially yield even more effective assessment and treatment approaches for chronic pain syndromes such as TMD. ..
  5. Comorbidity of Mental Disorders and Pain
    Robert Gatchel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This Award will enable me to maintain the momentum and clinical research advances of two previous consecutive K02 awards from NIMH. ..
  6. EARLY DETECTION AND PREVENTION OF CHRONIC PAIN DISABILIT
    Robert Gatchel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These 3 research projects will explore the efficacy of early identification of "high risk" acute patients in order to provide biobehavioral treatment intervention, while simultaneously evaluating cost-effectiveness. ..
  7. Development of a Spinal Intervertebral Disc Prosthesis
    GLENN BUTTERMANN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The objective of Phase I is to demonstrate that the device restores normal spine biomechanics (range of motion and stiffness) and is durable in fatigue testing. ..
  8. PREVENTING CO-MORBID MENTAL & PHYSICAL HEALTH DISABILITY
    Robert Gatchel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These results will have implications for potentially significant healthcare cost savings for this highly prevalent co-morbid disability problem. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. LOAD INDUCED DISC DEGENERATION IN A RAT TAIL MODEL
    James Iatridis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Safety of Lumbar Fusion Surgery for Chronic Back Pain
    Sohail Mirza; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The analysis will use appropriate univariate and multivariate techniques to address the study questions. This study will provide data on the relative benefits and risks of lumbar fusion surgery in treating back pain. ..
  11. Back pain Outcomes using Longitudinal Data (BOLD)
    Jeffrey G Jarvik; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. RAPID MR VS XRAY: RANDOMIZED OUTCOME TRIAL FOR BACK PAIN
    JEFFREY JARVIK; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We have a window of opportunity before the rapid MRI becomes widely disseminated and a randomized trial is made impossible by the expectations of both patients and physicians. ..
  13. Behavioral Interventions for Low Back Pain
    STEVEN GEORGE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  14. LOW BACK PAIN IN CYCLIC AND PROLONGED ACTIVITIES
    Moshe Solomonow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  15. CARTILAGE MECHANICS IN SMALL ANIMAL MODELS OF OA
    Lori Setton; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Real-Time MRI Motion Correction System
    Roland Bammer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. In-vivo ACL Tension
    Guoan Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This methodology can be readily extended to investigate and optimize the treatment of soft tissue injures of other articular joints such as the spine, shoulder, wrist and ankle. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. SYSTEMIC IMPLICATIONS OF TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT
    Joshua Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Image Overlay for MRI-Guided Needle Insertions
    JOHN ANTHONY CARRINO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It can also reduce variability among practitioners, facilitate training, and serve as a research validation tool by providing precisely placed minimally invasive percutaneous conduit under MR guidance. ..
  20. Novel Acquisition Methods for Diffusion MRI
    Roland Bammer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Physiology of Cumulative Low Back Disorders
    Moshe Solomonow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Thermally-Induced Intra-Articular Drug Delivery System
    Lori Setton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Mechanisms of Neural Mobilization for Chronic Pain
    STEVEN GEORGE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These data may also provide support for a future clinical trial investigating the efficacy of median nerve NMT for patients with CTS. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Genetically Designed Materials for Cartilage Repair
    Lori A Setton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  25. The Role of Neck Muscle Mechanics in Pediatric Head and Neck Injury
    David Nuckley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  26. Prevalence and Treatment of Hypovitaminosis D in RA
    Karen Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Trial of Asthma Patient Education in the Emergency Room
    Carol Mancuso; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Other long-term objectives are to use the program as a basis for similar programs for children, adolescents and their caregivers in the ED, primary care, and school settings. ..
  28. Academic Career Developmet Award in CAM
    RALPH GAY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This Academic Career Award will provide Dr. Gray with the opportunities and resources necessary to achieve his goal of becoming a respected and recognized expert in CAM treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. ..
  29. In Vivo PCL Biomechanics
    Guoan Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our image technique will be further applicable to other soft tissue injuries such as cartilage defects and soft tissue defects in the shoulder, hip, wrist, ankle and spine. ..
  30. CERVICAL SPINE INJURIES IN FRONT, REAR AND SIDE IMPACTS
    Manohar Panjabi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  31. Tissue Engineering Utilizing BMP Gene Therapy
    GREGORY HELM; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  32. RCT of Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy in OA
    Jeffrey Katz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If funded, these planning activities would enable us initiate the full trial with minimal delay. ..
  33. TYPE II COLLAGEN DENATURATION IN AGING AND OSTEOARTHRITI
    Anthony Poole; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These studies will provide evidence for whether aging and OA are two distinct degenerative process or whether they are part of a continuing degenerative process, whereby OA represents a clinical progression of an aging process. ..
  34. Lanthanides as Novel Anti-Arthritic Agents
    Christopher Evans; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A successful outcome to these studies will have identified the basis for a potential new, very inexpensive anti-rheumatic agent whose mode of action differs from that of existing drugs. ..
  35. Delivery of Therapeutic Genes to Osteoarthritic Joints
    Christopher Evans; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  36. AAOS/NIH Mulit-Year Research Symposia for 2005-2009
    Christopher Evans; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  37. Novel Nanostructured Calcium Phosphate for Gene Delivery to Bone
    Christopher Evans; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..2. To evaluate the ability of nCaP-vector constructs to enhance osteogenic responses in vivo. ..
  38. Maturational changes in superficial zone chondrocytes
    Chisa Hidaka; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Evaluating Reversible Spinal Fixation in Biped Rats
    Charles Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This progressive plan of study will permit evaluation of biological mechanisms thought to link the manipulable lesion (subluxation) with spinal manipulation and the chiropractic clinical experience. ..
  40. IN SITU LIGATION FOR DETECTION OF SPECIFIC DNA DAMAGE
    David Baskin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..It, therefore, can be used in molecular and cell biology research, as well as by clinicians in many fields, including pathology oncology, cardiology and the clinical neurosciences. ..
  41. 2006 Summer Bioengineering Conference
    Vijay Goel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This should help create the necessary work force of varied interests in the health care field. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Bioreactivity Markers in Total Hip Replacments
    Nadim Hallab; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Additionally, variable immunologic responses induced by implant degradation products (i.e. lymphocyte response to metal ions and monocyte/macrophage response to particulate debris) will be correlated with the development of osteolysis ..
  43. Functional Health CAT in Diabetes
    Carolyn Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Genetic and Tissue Engineering for Aneurysms
    David Kallmes; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Successful implementation of this research program will advance the field of genetic and tissue engineering and will improve the care of patients harboring life-threatening cerebral aneurysms. ..
  45. SHAM-CONTROLLED TRIAL OF PERCUTANEOUS VERTEBROPLASTY
    David Kallmes; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Causes and Consequences of Hyperkyphosis in Older Women
    Deborah Kado; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This cost-effective and innovative use of an existing data set is likely to produce the first systematic analyses of this common condition. ..
  47. Improved Animal Modeling of Saccular Aneurysms
    David F Kallmes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This program will enhance health by preventing the catastrophic events resulting from spontaneous rupture of intracranial aneurysms. ..