William A Abdu

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The rate and variation of referrals to behavioral medicine services for patients reporting poor mental health in the national spine network
    Thomas L Walsh
    Spine Center, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E154-60. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Multiple independent, sequential, and spontaneously resolving lumbar intervertebral disc herniations: a case report
    Alex Reyentovich
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover New Hampshire, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:549-53. 2002
  3. pmc Degenerative spondylolisthesis: does fusion method influence outcome? Four-year results of the spine patient outcomes research trial
    William A Abdu
    Departments of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2351-60. 2009
  4. pmc Surgical treatment of spinal stenosis with and without degenerative spondylolisthesis: cost-effectiveness after 2 years
    Anna N A Tosteson
    Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center in Musculoskeletal Diseases, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:845-53. 2008
  5. pmc Surgical versus nonoperative treatment for lumbar disc herniation: four-year results for the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT)
    James N Weinstein
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2789-800. 2008
  6. pmc Surgical versus nonsurgical treatment for lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis
    James N Weinstein
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2257-70. 2007
  7. pmc SPORT lumbar intervertebral disk herniation and back pain: does treatment, location, or morphology matter?
    Adam M Pearson
    Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:428-35. 2008
  8. pmc Degenerative spondylolisthesis versus spinal stenosis: does a slip matter? Comparison of baseline characteristics and outcomes (SPORT)
    Adam Pearson
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:298-305. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Intraoperative ketamine reduces perioperative opiate consumption in opiate-dependent patients with chronic back pain undergoing back surgery
    Randy W Loftus
    Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Anesthesiology 113:639-46. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between obesity and functional status in patients with spine disease
    Jason C Fanuele
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:306-12. 2002

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint The rate and variation of referrals to behavioral medicine services for patients reporting poor mental health in the national spine network
    Thomas L Walsh
    Spine Center, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E154-60. 2005
    ..Descriptive analysis of cross-sectional data collected prospectively in 20 National Spine Network (NSN) centers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Multiple independent, sequential, and spontaneously resolving lumbar intervertebral disc herniations: a case report
    Alex Reyentovich
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover New Hampshire, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:549-53. 2002
    ..A case report is presented...
  3. pmc Degenerative spondylolisthesis: does fusion method influence outcome? Four-year results of the spine patient outcomes research trial
    William A Abdu
    Departments of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2351-60. 2009
    ..Clinical trial subgroup analysis...
  4. pmc Surgical treatment of spinal stenosis with and without degenerative spondylolisthesis: cost-effectiveness after 2 years
    Anna N A Tosteson
    Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center in Musculoskeletal Diseases, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:845-53. 2008
    ..The SPORT (Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial) reported favorable surgery outcomes over 2 years among patients with stenosis with and without degenerative spondylolisthesis, but the economic value of these surgeries is uncertain...
  5. pmc Surgical versus nonoperative treatment for lumbar disc herniation: four-year results for the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT)
    James N Weinstein
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2789-800. 2008
    ..Concurrent, prospective, randomized, and observational cohort study...
  6. pmc Surgical versus nonsurgical treatment for lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis
    James N Weinstein
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2257-70. 2007
    ..Management of degenerative spondylolisthesis with spinal stenosis is controversial. Surgery is widely used, but its effectiveness in comparison with that of nonsurgical treatment has not been demonstrated in controlled trials...
  7. pmc SPORT lumbar intervertebral disk herniation and back pain: does treatment, location, or morphology matter?
    Adam M Pearson
    Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:428-35. 2008
    ..Diskectomy candidates with at least 6 weeks of sciatica and confirmatory imaging were enrolled in a randomized or observational cohort...
  8. pmc Degenerative spondylolisthesis versus spinal stenosis: does a slip matter? Comparison of baseline characteristics and outcomes (SPORT)
    Adam Pearson
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:298-305. 2010
    ..As-treated analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial...
  9. doi request reprint Intraoperative ketamine reduces perioperative opiate consumption in opiate-dependent patients with chronic back pain undergoing back surgery
    Randy W Loftus
    Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Anesthesiology 113:639-46. 2010
    ..Little is known regarding its efficacy in opiate-dependent patients with a history of chronic pain. We hypothesized that ketamine would reduce postoperative opiate consumption in this patient population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between obesity and functional status in patients with spine disease
    Jason C Fanuele
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:306-12. 2002
    ..A cross-sectional study of 15,974 patients with spine disease from 26 members of the National Spine Network...
  11. pmc Surgical vs nonoperative treatment for lumbar disk herniation: the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT): a randomized trial
    James N Weinstein
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    JAMA 296:2441-50. 2006
    ..Lumbar diskectomy is the most common surgical procedure performed for back and leg symptoms in US patients, but the efficacy of the procedure relative to nonoperative care remains controversial...
  12. ncbi request reprint Point of view
    William A Abdu
    The Spine Center, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2220-1. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Radiculopathy and the herniated lumbar disc. Controversies regarding pathophysiology and management
    John M Rhee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory Spine Center, Emory University School of Medicine, 59 Executive Park South, Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2070-80. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of comorbidities on the change in short-form 36 and oswestry scores following lumbar spine surgery
    James Slover
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1974-80. 2006
    ..This is an observational study of 3482 patients undergoing lumbar spine surgery from the National Spine Network...
  15. pmc Descriptive epidemiology and prior healthcare utilization of patients in the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial's (SPORT) three observational cohorts: disc herniation, spinal stenosis, and degenerative spondylolisthesis
    Justin Cummins
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:806-14. 2006
    ..Prospective observational cohorts...
  16. ncbi request reprint Radiculopathy and the herniated lumbar disk: controversies regarding pathophysiology and management
    John M Rhee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Instr Course Lect 56:287-99. 2007
    ..It is important to review the basic and clinical science underlying the pathophysiology and treatment, surgical and nonsurgical, of this disorder...
  17. pmc What is different about workers' compensation patients? Socioeconomic predictors of baseline disability status among patients with lumbar radiculopathy
    Steven J Atlas
    General Medicine Division, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2019-26. 2007
    ..Combined analysis of 2 prospective clinical studies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Can condition-specific health surveys be specific to spine disease? An analysis of the effect of comorbidities on baseline condition-specific and general health survey scores
    James Slover
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1265-71. 2006
    ..This is an observational cross-sectional study of 26,290 patients seen and evaluated in the 25 centers of the National Spine Network...