A S Hilibrand

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Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Adjacent segment degeneration and adjacent segment disease: the consequences of spinal fusion?
    Alan S Hilibrand
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 4:190S-194S. 2004
  2. ncbi The effect of anterior cervical fusion on neck motion
    Alan S Hilibrand
    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1688-92. 2006
  3. ncbi AOA Symposium. Orthopaedists partnering with other physicians to provide musculoskeletal care
    Alan S Hilibrand
    The Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2810-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Increased rate of arthrodesis with strut grafting after multilevel anterior cervical decompression
    Alan S Hilibrand
    Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:146-51. 2002
  5. ncbi Impact of smoking on the outcome of anterior cervical arthrodesis with interbody or strut-grafting
    A S Hilibrand
    University Hospitals Spine Institute and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:668-73. 2001
  6. ncbi Radiculopathy and myelopathy at segments adjacent to the site of a previous anterior cervical arthrodesis
    A S Hilibrand
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals Spine Institute, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 81:519-28. 1999
  7. doi Three-dimensional kinematic stress magnetic resonance image analysis shows promise for detecting altered anatomical relationships of tissues in the cervical spine associated with painful radiculopathy
    N V Jaumard
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States
    Med Hypotheses 81:738-44. 2013
  8. ncbi Surgical treatment of thoracic spinal stenosis: a 2- to 9-year follow-up
    M A Palumbo
    University Hospitals Spine Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:558-66. 2001
  9. ncbi The role of pediculolaminar fixation in compromised pedicle bone
    A S Hilibrand
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:445-51. 1996
  10. 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

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  1. ncbi Adjacent segment degeneration and adjacent segment disease: the consequences of spinal fusion?
    Alan S Hilibrand
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 4:190S-194S. 2004
    ..It remains to be seen whether restoration of motion with disc arthroplasty will alter the rate of adjacent segment degeneration or disease...
  2. ncbi The effect of anterior cervical fusion on neck motion
    Alan S Hilibrand
    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1688-92. 2006
    ..Prospective cohort study...
  3. ncbi AOA Symposium. Orthopaedists partnering with other physicians to provide musculoskeletal care
    Alan S Hilibrand
    The Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2810-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Increased rate of arthrodesis with strut grafting after multilevel anterior cervical decompression
    Alan S Hilibrand
    Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:146-51. 2002
    ..Reconstruction techniques after multilevel anterior cervical decompression were retrospectively compared...
  5. ncbi Impact of smoking on the outcome of anterior cervical arthrodesis with interbody or strut-grafting
    A S Hilibrand
    University Hospitals Spine Institute and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:668-73. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi Radiculopathy and myelopathy at segments adjacent to the site of a previous anterior cervical arthrodesis
    A S Hilibrand
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals Spine Institute, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 81:519-28. 1999
    ....
  7. doi Three-dimensional kinematic stress magnetic resonance image analysis shows promise for detecting altered anatomical relationships of tissues in the cervical spine associated with painful radiculopathy
    N V Jaumard
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States
    Med Hypotheses 81:738-44. 2013
    ..This technique offers a promising approach to detect the source of radiculopathy to inform clinical management for this pathology. ..
  8. ncbi Surgical treatment of thoracic spinal stenosis: a 2- to 9-year follow-up
    M A Palumbo
    University Hospitals Spine Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:558-66. 2001
    ..A retrospective investigation of the results of operative treatment of patients with symptomatic thoracic spinal stenosis...
  9. ncbi The role of pediculolaminar fixation in compromised pedicle bone
    A S Hilibrand
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:445-51. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS. Pediculolaminar fixation can augment pedicle screw fixation in pedicle bone compromised by previous stripping or significant osteoporosis or both...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi Diagnosing basilar invagination in the rheumatoid patient. The reliability of radiographic criteria
    K D Riew
    The University Hospitals Spine Institute, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:194-200. 2001
    ..The purpose of the present study was to validate and compare the most widely accepted plain radiographic criteria for basilar invagination in this patient population...
  12. ncbi The risk of foraminal violation and nerve root impingement after anterior placement of lumbar interbody fusion cages
    B A Taylor
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:100-4. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Excessive lateral placement of lumbar interbody fusion cages may result in foraminal violation and possible nerve encroachment. The "safe zone" for centering the cages extends approximately 5 mm on either side of midline...
  13. ncbi A comparison of three screw types for unicortical fixation in the lateral mass of the cervical spine
    B M Harris
    Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2427-31. 2001
    ..The tested unicortical screws had a consistently higher load-to-failure than those previously tested under similar conditions, suggesting that currently available screws may be superior to those previously tested...
  14. doi Lumbar adjacent segment degeneration and disease after arthrodesis and total disc arthroplasty
    James S Harrop
    Department of Orthopaedics and Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1701-7. 2008
    ..Systematic review of published incidence of radiographic adjacent segment degeneration (ASDeg) and symptomatic adjacent segment disease (ASDis) after arthrodesis or total disc replacement...
  15. ncbi The safety and efficacy of OP-1 (rhBMP-7) as a replacement for iliac crest autograft for posterolateral lumbar arthrodesis: minimum 4-year follow-up of a pilot study
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street, 5 th Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 8:457-65. 2008
    ..Previous clinical studies involving patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis have reported that the efficacy and safety of OP-1 Putty is comparable to that of autograft at both 1- and 2-year follow-up...
  16. ncbi Epidural hematoma causing dense paralysis after anterior cervical corpectomy. A report of two cases
    Joon Y Lee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Avenue, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:198-201. 2006
  17. ncbi Quantitative prediction of spinal cord drift after cervical laminectomy and arthrodesis
    Joon Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1795-8. 2006
    ..Retrospective review of radiographic parameters...
  18. ncbi "Normal" prevertebral soft tissue swelling following elective anterior cervical decompression and fusion
    James A Sanfilippo
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:399-401. 2006
    ..However, no study to date has quantified the PSTS following elective anterior cervical decompression and fusion or the time course to resolution of that swelling...
  19. ncbi Long-term magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of bioresorbable anterior cervical plate resorption following fusion for degenerative and traumatic disk disruption
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2091-4. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi Neurologic deficit following percutaneous vertebral stabilization
    Alpesh A Patel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1728-34. 2007
    ..A retrospective review...
  21. doi Revision strategies in lumbar total disc arthroplasty
    Alpesh A Patel
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1276-83. 2008
    ..Review of Literature...
  22. ncbi Short-term comparison of cervical fusion with static and dynamic plating using computerized motion analysis
    Grigory Goldberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E371-5. 2007
    ..This study is a retrospective review of fusion rates for cervical plates, analyzed by means of computerized analysis...
  23. ncbi The impact of adjacent level disc degeneration on health status outcomes following lumbar fusion
    Thomas W Throckmorton
    The Vanderbilt University Spine Center, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2546-50. 2003
    ..A retrospective review of patient outcomes after lumbar spinal fusion...
  24. ncbi Cervical myelopathy. current diagnostic and treatment strategies
    Charles C Edwards
    Maryland Spine Center, Mercy Hospital, 301 St Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Spine J 3:68-81. 2003
    ..An alternative technique for patients with a lordotic sagittal alignment is laminoplasty, which has a proven track record of long-term good to excellent results...
  25. ncbi Radiographic analysis of transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for the treatment of adult isthmic spondylolisthesis
    Brian K Kwon
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 16:469-76. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi Impact of neck and arm pain on overall health status
    Scott D Daffner
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2030-5. 2003
    ..A prospective, multicenter, cross-sectional analysis of data from the National Spine Network database...
  27. ncbi Donor site morbidity after anterior iliac crest bone harvest for single-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
    Jeff S Silber
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:134-9. 2003
    ..j.a.)...
  28. ncbi Intraoperative neurophysiologic detection of iatrogenic C5 nerve root injury during laminectomy for cervical compression myelopathy
    Dapeng Fan
    Surgical Monitoring Associates, Inc, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania 19004, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2499-502. 2002
    ..A retrospective and prospective study was conducted to investigate intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring during cervical laminectomy to detect iatrogenic C5 nerve root palsy...
  29. ncbi Development of a New Zealand white rabbit model of spinal pseudarthrosis repair and evaluation of the potential role of OP-1 to overcome pseudarthrosis
    Jonathan N Grauer
    Rothman Institute at Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1405-12. 2004
    ..Posterolateral lumbar fusions were performed in nicotine-exposed, New Zealand white rabbits. Animals that developed a pseudarthrosis were then regrafted with no graft, autograft, or osteogenic protein-1 (OP-1)...
  30. ncbi Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: the effect of various instrumentation techniques on the flexibility of the lumbar spine
    Basil M Harris
    Biomechanics Laboratory of Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E65-70. 2004
    ..In vitro comparison of four reconstruction techniques following transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in a human cadaveric model...
  31. ncbi Neurophysiological identification of position-induced neurologic injury during anterior cervical spine surgery
    Daniel M Schwartz
    Surgical Monitoring Associates, Inc, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Clin Monit Comput 20:437-44. 2006
    ..This study highlights the role of tceMEP and ulnar nerve SSEP monitoring for detecting emerging peripheral nerve injury secondary to positioning in preparation for and during anterior cervical spine surgery...
  32. ncbi Characterization of neurophysiologic alerts during anterior cervical spine surgery
    Joon Y Lee
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1916-22. 2006
    ..A retrospective review of neurophysiologic alerts during anterior cervical surgery...
  33. ncbi Osteogenic protein-1 induced gene expression: evaluation in a posterolateral spinal pseudarthrosis model
    Andrew P White
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2550-5. 2006
    ..Molecular study of gene expression in rabbit lumbar pseudarthrosis repairs using reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi The adoption of a new classification system: time-dependent variation in interobserver reliability of the thoracolumbar injury severity score classification system
    Alpesh A Patel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E105-10. 2007
    ..Prospective clinical assessment of the interobserver reliability of the Thoracolumbar Injury Classification and Severity Score (TLISS) in a series of consecutive patients...
  36. ncbi The influence of fracture mechanism and morphology on the reliability and validity of two novel thoracolumbar injury classification systems
    Peter G Whang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:791-5. 2007
    ..The Thoracolumbar Injury Severity Score (TLISS) and the Thoracolumbar Injury Classification and Severity Score (TLICS) were prospectively evaluated...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi Questionnaire study of neuromonitoring availability and usage for spine surgery
    David P Magit
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208071, New Haven, CT 065120 8071, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 20:282-9. 2007
    ..Questionnaire study presented to practicing spine surgeons...
  39. ncbi Acute quadriplegia following closed traction reduction of a cervical facet dislocation in the setting of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament: case report
    David W Wimberley
    Fondren Orthopedic Group, Texas Orthopedic Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E433-8. 2005
    ..A case report of acute quadriplegia resulting from closed traction reduction of traumatic bilateral cervical facet dislocation in a 54-year-old male with concomitant ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL)...
  40. doi The 2007 ABC Traveling Fellowship: building international orthopaedic bridges
    Constance R Chu
    University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 911, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:672-4. 2008
  41. ncbi Image-guided spine surgery: a cadaver study comparing conventional open laminoforaminotomy and two image-guided techniques for pedicle screw placement in posterolateral fusion and nonfusion models
    Matthew S Austin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2503-8. 2002
    ..A randomized comparison of conventional and image-guided technology techniques for pedicle screw placement was performed...
  42. doi Traumatic spondyloptosis of the thoracolumbar spine
    Sanjay Yadla
    Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:145-51. 2008
    ..To the best of the authors' knowledge, this article represents the first reported case series of these unique spinal lesions...
  43. ncbi Predictors of paralysis in the rheumatoid cervical spine in patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty
    Jonathan N Grauer
    Department of Orthopaedics, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1420-4. 2004
    ..However, the prevalence of radiographic signs of instability that are predictive of paralysis among patients with nonspinal orthopaedic manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis is unknown...
  44. ncbi Similarities and differences in the treatment of spine trauma between surgical specialties and location of practice
    Jonathan N Grauer
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:685-96. 2004
    ..Questionnaires administered to practicing orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgeons from various regions of the United States and abroad...
  45. ncbi Morphologic evaluation of cervical spine anatomy with computed tomography: anterior cervical plate fixation considerations
    Brian K Kwon
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:102-7. 2004
    ..CT scanning provides excellent osseous detail for the measurement of such parameters, and with its widespread use in the evaluation of cervical disorders, large numbers of patients can be reviewed...
  46. ncbi Evaluation of a novel pedicle probe for the placement of thoracic and lumbosacral pedicle screws
    Jonathan N Grauer
    Rothman Institute, Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:492-7. 2004
    ..SafePath (Mekanika, Boca Raton, FL) is an alternative pedicle probe designed for pedicle cannulation. This is a blunt-tipped, nonaggressive drill that seeks the cancellous portion of the pedicle...
  47. ncbi Differences in the work-up and treatment of conditions associated with low back pain by patient gender and ethnic background
    Brett A Taylor
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:359-64. 2005
    ..Retrospective review comparing physician workup of degenerative lumbosacral pathologies between different genders and ethnic groups...
  48. ncbi A critical analysis of the literature regarding surgical approach and outcome for adult low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis
    Brian K Kwon
    Gowan and Michele Guest Neuroscience Canada Foundation CIHR, International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:S30-40. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi Proposal of a modified, treatment-oriented classification of odontoid fractures
    Jonathan N Grauer
    Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, 925 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 4216, USA
    Spine J 5:123-9. 2005
    ..However, uncertainty exists in the distinction between Type II and "shallow" Type III fractures. Moreover, fractures at the base of the odontoid (Anderson and D'Alonzo Type II) include a spectrum of injury patterns...
  50. ncbi Industry support and correlation to study outcome for papers published in Spine
    Rahul V Shah
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1099-104; discussion 1105. 2005
    ..Retrospective review of articles published in the journal Spine...
  51. pmc Comparison of EQ-5D, HUI, and SF-36-derived societal health state values among spine patient outcomes research trial (SPORT) participants
    Christine M McDonough
    Dartmouth Medical School, Community and Family Medicine, Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center in Musculoskeletal Diseases and the Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1321-32. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi Early findings in a pilot study of anterior cervical fusion in which bioabsorbable interbody spacers were used in the treatment of cervical degenerative disease
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 16:E7. 2004
    ....
  53. ncbi Histological analysis of a displaced femoral ring allograft spacer filled with a recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2-soaked collagen sponge. A case report
    Joon Y Lee
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2318-22. 2005
  54. ncbi Rheumatoid arthritis in the cervical spine
    David H Kim
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 13:463-74. 2005
    ....
  55. ncbi Severe myelopathy resulting from melorheostosis of the cervicothoracic spine. A case report
    Steven C Zeiller
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2759-62. 2005
  56. ncbi Comparison of transcranial electric motor and somatosensory evoked potential monitoring during cervical spine surgery
    Alan S Hilibrand
    Surgical Monitoring Associates, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania 19004, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1248-53. 2004
    ....
  57. ncbi The impact of four common lumbar spine diagnoses upon overall health status
    Michael A Pahl
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1015 Chestnut St, Suite 719, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 6:125-30. 2006
    ..The impact of lumbar spinal disorders can be assessed as the difference between the SF-36 scale scores and age- and gender-specific population norms...
  58. ncbi Spinal disassociation masquerading as iatrogenic listhesis above a previous fusion
    Arjun Saxena
    Department of Orthopaedics, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E179-83. 2006
    ..A case of remarkable instability adjacent to an L5-S1 fusion is reported...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi Agreement between surgeons and an independent panel with respect to surgical site fusion after single-level anterior cervical spine surgery: a prospective, multicenter study
    Richard L Skolasky
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E503-6. 2006
    ..Prospective multicenter cohort study...
  61. ncbi Passing the Boards: can USMLE and Orthopaedic in-Training Examination scores predict passage of the ABOS Part-I examination?
    Gregg R Klein
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1092-5. 2004
  62. ncbi Use of computed tomography to predict failure of nonoperative treatment of unilateral facet fractures of the cervical spine
    Leo R Spector
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2827-35. 2006
    ..Retrospective review...