thoracic vertebrae

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  1. ncbi Restoration of thoracic kyphosis by posterior instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: comparative radiographic analysis of two methods of reduction
    Jean Luc Clement
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Scoliosis Surgery, Hospital Lenval, Nice, France
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1579-87. 2008
  2. ncbi Morphologic evaluation of the thoracic vertebrae for safe free-hand pedicle screw placement in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a CT-based anatomical study
    Guanyu Cui
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    Surg Radiol Anat 34:209-16. 2012
  3. ncbi Cell proliferation and replacement following contusive spinal cord injury
    Laila J Zai
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Glia 50:247-57. 2005
  4. ncbi Biplanar measurement of thoracolumbar curvature in older adults using an electromagnetic tracking device
    Devinder K Singh
    Clinical Research Centre for Health Professions, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:137-42. 2010
  5. pmc PLIF in thoracolumbar trauma: technique and radiological results
    Rene Schmid
    Department for Trauma Surgery and Sports Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Spine J 19:1079-86. 2010
  6. 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
  7. ncbi Ball tip technique for thoracic pedicle screw placement in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Kota Watanabe
    Department of Advanced Treatment for Spine and Spinal Cord Disorders, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:246-52. 2010
  8. ncbi Mapping and fine mapping of quantitative trait loci for the number of vertebrae in a White Duroc × Chinese Erhualian intercross resource population
    D R Ren
    Key Laboratory for Animal Biotechnology of Jiangxi Province and Ministry of Agriculture of China, Jiangxi Agricultural University, Nanchang, 330045, China
    Anim Genet 43:545-51. 2012
  9. ncbi Vertebral body shape variation in the thoracic and lumbar spine: characterization of its asymmetry and wedging
    Youssef Masharawi
    Spinal Research Laboratory, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Anat 21:46-54. 2008
  10. ncbi Neurological manifestations, imaging characteristics, and surgical outcome of intraspinal osteochondroma
    Iraj Lotfinia
    Department of Neurosurgery, Shohada Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    J Neurosurg Spine 12:474-89. 2010

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  1. ncbi Restoration of thoracic kyphosis by posterior instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: comparative radiographic analysis of two methods of reduction
    Jean Luc Clement
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Scoliosis Surgery, Hospital Lenval, Nice, France
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1579-87. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi Morphologic evaluation of the thoracic vertebrae for safe free-hand pedicle screw placement in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a CT-based anatomical study
    Guanyu Cui
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    Surg Radiol Anat 34:209-16. 2012
    ..To evaluate the morphologic characteristics of the thoracic pedicle with regard to safe free-hand thoracic pedicle screw placement, based on multi-planar reconstruction CT images...
  3. ncbi Cell proliferation and replacement following contusive spinal cord injury
    Laila J Zai
    Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Glia 50:247-57. 2005
    ..Cells that are stimulated to divide during the first week after SCI develop chronically into mature phenotypes that replace macroglia lost after injury...
  4. ncbi Biplanar measurement of thoracolumbar curvature in older adults using an electromagnetic tracking device
    Devinder K Singh
    Clinical Research Centre for Health Professions, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:137-42. 2010
    ..Singh DK, Bailey M, Lee R. Biplanar measurement of thoracolumbar curvature in older adults using an electromagnetic tracking device...
  5. pmc PLIF in thoracolumbar trauma: technique and radiological results
    Rene Schmid
    Department for Trauma Surgery and Sports Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Spine J 19:1079-86. 2010
    ..So we think that this technique can be an alternative procedure to combined operations regarding the presented radiological results of successful fusion and loss of correction...
  6. 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
    ..Randomized-controlled long-term investigations seem mandatory and the next step in future clinical research of Spine Study Group of the German Trauma Society...
  7. ncbi Ball tip technique for thoracic pedicle screw placement in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Kota Watanabe
    Department of Advanced Treatment for Spine and Spinal Cord Disorders, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:246-52. 2010
    ..To further enhance the accuracy and safety of TPS placement, the authors developed the ball tip technique...
  8. ncbi Mapping and fine mapping of quantitative trait loci for the number of vertebrae in a White Duroc × Chinese Erhualian intercross resource population
    D R Ren
    Key Laboratory for Animal Biotechnology of Jiangxi Province and Ministry of Agriculture of China, Jiangxi Agricultural University, Nanchang, 330045, China
    Anim Genet 43:545-51. 2012
    ..The critical region harbours the newly reported VRTN gene associated with vertebral number. Further investigations are required to confirm whether VRTN or two other positional candidate genes, PROX2 and FOS, cause the QTL effect...
  9. ncbi Vertebral body shape variation in the thoracic and lumbar spine: characterization of its asymmetry and wedging
    Youssef Masharawi
    Spinal Research Laboratory, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Anat 21:46-54. 2008
    ..Clinical and surgical implications of the unique thoracolumbar architecture are discussed...
  10. ncbi Neurological manifestations, imaging characteristics, and surgical outcome of intraspinal osteochondroma
    Iraj Lotfinia
    Department of Neurosurgery, Shohada Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    J Neurosurg Spine 12:474-89. 2010
    ..Concurrent spinal cord compression is a very rare entity. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the authors' 10-year experience with the imaging characteristics and surgical outcome in patients with symptomatic spinal OC...
  11. ncbi Twelve-months follow-up in forty-nine patients with acute/semiacute osteoporotic vertebral fractures treated conservatively or with percutaneous vertebroplasty: a clinical randomized study
    Rikke Rousing
    Spine Section, Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital of Odense, Odense, Denmark
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:478-82. 2010
    ..Clinical randomized study...
  12. ncbi Validity of the three-column theory of thoracolumbar fractures. A biomechanic investigation
    M M Panjabi
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20:1122-7. 1995
    ..85). CONCLUSIONS. The results of this study supported the three-column theory of the thoracolumbar fractures and bolstered the concept of the middle column being the primary determinant of mechanical stability of this region of the spine...
  13. ncbi Potential large vessel injury during thoracolumbar pedicle screw removal. A case report
    J S Vanichkachorn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:110-3. 1997
    ..Instruments designed to capture the end of the distal screw fragment through an interference fit may allow anterior screw migration to occur, particularly in osteoporotic bone...
  14. ncbi A dynamic study of thoracolumbar burst fractures
    Ruth K Wilcox
    School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:2184-9. 2003
    ....
  15. ncbi Accuracy and safety of thoracic pedicle screw placement in spinal deformities
    Yossi Smorgick
    Spine Unit, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:522-6. 2005
    ..To determine the safety of pedicle screw fixation in thoracic spine deformity correction...
  16. ncbi A review of the management of thoracolumbar burst fractures
    Li Yang Dai
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200092, China
    Surg Neurol 67:221-31; discussion 231. 2007
    ..However, the management of thoracolumbar burst fractures has been the subject of much controversy...
  17. ncbi Comparison of anterior and posterior instrumentation for correction of adolescent thoracic idiopathic scoliosis
    R R Betz
    Shriners Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:225-39. 1999
    ..4) Using the 3.2-mm flexible rod in this study, loss of correction, pseudarthrosis, and rod breakage were unacceptably highe..
  18. pmc Computed tomographic characteristics of acute thoracolumbar intervertebral disc disease in dogs
    Changyun Lim
    Department of Veterinary Medical Imaging, College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    J Vet Sci 11:73-9. 2010
    ..Noncontrast computed tomography scans of the spine can be useful in diagnosing acute intervertebral disc disease in chondrodystrophoid breeds, evaluating patient status and identifying concurrent epidural hemorrhage...
  19. ncbi Postural instability in early-stage idiopathic scoliosis in adolescent girls
    Thierry Haumont
    Balance Control and Motor Performance, Nancy University, UFR STAPS, Villers les Nancy, France
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E847-54. 2011
    ..Cross-sectional study...
  20. ncbi Therapeutic decision making in thoracolumbar spine trauma
    F Cumhur Oner
    Department of Orthopedics, University Hospital Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:S235-44. 2010
    ..Systematic literature review...
  21. ncbi Long segment instrumentation of thoracolumbar burst fracture: fusion versus nonfusion
    Gunduz Tezeren
    Cumhuriyet University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Sivas, Turkey
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 22:107-12. 2009
    ..Some studies suggested that nonfusion had several advantages over fusion. The aim of this prospective study was to compare long segment posterior instrumentation with fusion versus long-segment posterior instrumentation without fusion...
  22. ncbi Myelography vs. computed tomography in the evaluation of acute thoracolumbar intervertebral disk extrusion in chondrodystrophic dogs
    Silke Hecht
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, C 247 Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Knoxville, TN 37996 4544, USA
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 50:353-9. 2009
    ..001). Both helical and conventional CT appear to be accurate for evaluation of acute thoracolumbar intervertebral disk extrusion in chondrodystrophic dogs and are faster to perform than myelography...
  23. ncbi Kyphosis recurrence after posterior short-segment fixation in thoracolumbar burst fractures
    Xiang yang Wang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:246-54. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi A novel method for the reproducible production of thoracolumbar burst fractures in human cadaveric specimens
    Hugh L Jones
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Methodist Hospital, Spine Surgery, 6550 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Spine J 11:447-51. 2011
    ..Currently, there is no reproducible method that produces thoracolumbar burst fractures in human cadavers wherein the fracture configuration mirrors that seen naturally, and soft tissues are maintained...
  25. ncbi Dermoid sinus and bone defects of the fifth thoracic vertebrae in a shih-tzu
    Jose A Colon
    J Small Anim Pract 48:180. 2007
  26. ncbi Minimal invasive stabilization of osteoporotic vertebral fractures: a prospective nonrandomized comparison of vertebroplasty and balloon kyphoplasty
    Josef G Grohs
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University Vienna, Wien, Austria
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:238-42. 2005
    ..Because of the lack of comparative studies, we performed an investigation to describe the mechanical effects and the impact on life quality during a follow-up period of 2 years...
  27. ncbi In vitro analysis of anterior and posterior fixation in an experimental unstable burst fracture model
    Patricia M Kallemeier
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:216-24. 2008
    ..A biomechanical comparison of fixation constructs in an experimental fracture model...
  28. pmc Nonoperative versus operative treatment for thoracolumbar burst fractures without neurologic deficit: a meta-analysis
    Sonali R Gnanenthiran
    South West Sydney Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:567-77. 2012
    ..Lack of evidence-based practice may result in patients being treated inappropriately and being exposed to unnecessary adverse consequences...
  29. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging assessment of spinal inflammation in ankylosing spondylitis: standard clinical protocols may omit inflammatory lesions in thoracic vertebrae
    Winston J Rennie
    University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1187-93. 2009
    ..Our objective was to compare the distribution of inflammatory lesions centrally and laterally within the thoracic and lumbar spine vertebral bodies...
  30. ncbi A patient with thoracic intradural disc herniation
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3rd Floor Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 18:1730-2. 2011
    ..The disc was removed, and the patient experienced good neurological recovery and remains pain free 1 year after surgery...
  31. ncbi Thoracic pedicle screw fixation in spinal deformities: are they really safe?
    S I Suk
    Seoul Spine Institute, Inje University Paik Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2049-57. 2001
    ..A retrospective study...
  32. ncbi Morphometric vertebral fractures of the lower thoracic and lumbar spine, physical function and quality of life in men
    J A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Geelong, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 20:787-92. 2009
    ..We recommend that morphometric X-ray absorptiometry be included in routine requests for bone densitometry...
  33. ncbi Ossification of the ligamentum flavum in a Caucasian man
    Risheng Xu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:427-37. 2008
    ..The literature is then reviewed with regard to OLF epidemiology, pathogenesis, presentation, and treatment...
  34. ncbi Cortical and trabecular load sharing in the human vertebral body
    Senthil K Eswaran
    Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 1740, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:307-14. 2006
    ..As a result, a more integrative measure of the trabecular and cortical bone should improve noninvasive assessment of fracture risk and treatments...
  35. ncbi Resection of thoracic dumbbell neurinomas: single postero-lateral approach or combined posterior and transthoracic approach?
    M Payer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Clin Neurosci 13:690-3. 2006
    ..We report the removal of a dumbbell neurinoma at T6/7 using a single posterior midline approach with laminectomy and costo-transversectomy and review the literature regarding the approaches to thoracic dumbbell tumours...
  36. ncbi Prevalence, distribution, and morphology of ossification of the ligamentum flavum: a population study of one thousand seven hundred thirty-six magnetic resonance imaging scans
    Jiong Jiong Guo
    Department of Orthopedics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou, China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:51-6. 2010
    ..Large scale, cross-sectional imaging study of a general population...
  37. ncbi Comparison of kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty in the treatment of fresh vertebral compression fractures
    Markus Dietmar Schofer
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:1391-9. 2009
    ..In balloon kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty, we have two minimally invasive treatment procedures available. Although they have both been controversially discussed in studies, they have seldom been directly compared...
  38. pmc Scoliosis correction with pedicle screws in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Frederik Hahn
    Department of Orthopaedics, Balgrist Clinic, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, CH 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 17:255-61. 2008
    ..One patient with a known cardiomyopathy died intraoperatively due to a sudden cardiac arrest. The rigid primary stability with pedicle screws allowed early mobilisation of the patients, which helped to avoid pulmonary complications...
  39. ncbi Axial and tangential fixation strength of pedicle screws versus hooks in the thoracic spine in relation to bone mineral density
    Lars Hackenberg
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat, Munster, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:937-42. 2002
    ..In vitro biomechanical testing was performed to analyze the axial and tangential fixation strength of pedicle screws versus pedicle and laminar hooks in the human thoracic spine. Bone mineral density of each tested vertebra was determined...
  40. ncbi The biomechanical effects of kyphoplasty on treated and adjacent nontreated vertebral bodies
    Marta L Villarraga
    Exponent, Inc, 3401 Market Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:84-91. 2005
    ..Therefore, subsequent adjacent level fractures may be related to the underlying etiology (weakening of the bone) rather than the surgical intervention...
  41. ncbi Successful treatment of thoracolumbar fractures with short-segment pedicle instrumentation
    Daniel Gelb
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 South Greene Street, Suite S11B, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:293-301. 2010
    ..Retrospective radiographic review...
  42. ncbi Reoperation for herniated thoracic discs
    C A Dickman
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 91:157-62. 1999
    ..In this review the authors address the surgical strategies required to resect residual herniated thoracic discs...
  43. pmc Three-dimensional measurement of wedged scoliotic vertebrae and intervertebral disks
    C E Aubin
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur Spine J 7:59-65. 1998
    ..Clinicians should be aware of these limitations while using wedging measurements from plain radiographs for diagnosis and/or research on scoliotic deformities...
  44. ncbi Mechanics of interbody spinal fusion. Analysis of critical bone graft area
    R F Closkey
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 18:1011-5. 1993
    ..abstract truncated at 250 words)..
  45. ncbi The transmission of stress to grafted bone inside a titanium mesh cage used in anterior column reconstruction after total spondylectomy: a finite-element analysis
    Tomoyuki Akamaru
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2783-7. 2005
    ..A finite-element study of posterior alone or anterior/posterior combined instrumentation following total spondylectomy and replacement with a titanium mesh cage used as an anterior strut...
  46. ncbi Implants of heterologous demineralized bone matrix for induction of posterior spinal fusion in rats
    S Guizzardi
    Institute of Histology, University of Parma, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 17:701-7. 1992
    ..The two posterior spinal fusions done in the same animal with heterologous demineralized bone matrix or autologous bone, respectively, had similar callus development and required the same time for formation...
  47. ncbi Relative anterior spinal overgrowth in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Results of disproportionate endochondral-membranous bone growth
    X Guo
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, SAR, China
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 85:1026-31. 2003
    We undertook a comparative study of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) vertebral morphometry of thoracic vertebrae of girls with adolescent idiopathic thoracic scoliosis (AIS) and age and gender-matched normal subjects, in order to ..
  48. pmc One-stage anterior interbody autografting and instrumentation in primary surgical management of thoracolumbar spinal tuberculosis
    Dadi Jin
    Department of Orthopedic and Spinal Surgery, Nanfang Hospital, 510515, Guangzhou, P R China
    Eur Spine J 13:114-21. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi Endoscopic thoracic microdiscectomy
    Rod J Oskouian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 3:459-64. 2005
    ..The purpose of this clinical study was to evaluate prospectively surgical and neurological outcomes after endoscopic thoracic disc surgery...
  50. ncbi Long-term functional outcome of dogs with severe injuries of the thoracolumbar spinal cord: 87 cases (1996-2001)
    Natasha Olby
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 222:762-9. 2003
    ..To determine long-term (> 6 months) outcome of dogs with paraplegia and loss of hind limb deep pain perception (DPP) resulting from intervertebral disk herniation or trauma...
  51. ncbi Spinal exostoses: analysis of twelve cases and review of the literature
    R Shay Bess
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:774-80. 2005
    ..Retrospective review of spinal exostoses treated at our institution and literature review...
  52. ncbi Thoracolumbar burst fracture. A biomechanical investigation of its multidirectional flexibility
    M M Panjabi
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:578-85. 1994
    ..All of the increases were significant (P < 0.05). The clinical significance of the study lies in its finding of high multidirectional acute instability of the thoracolumbar burst fracture, especially in axial rotation...
  53. ncbi Diagnosis and management of thoracolumbar spine fractures
    Alexander R Vaccaro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Instr Course Lect 53:359-73. 2004
    ..Both nonsurgical and surgical treatment options are available to achieve the goals of preservation of neurologic function and restoration of spinal stability...
  54. ncbi Volumetric spinal canal intrusion: a comparison between thoracic pedicle screws and thoracic hooks
    David W Polly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:63-9. 2004
    ..A computer-aided design analysis...
  55. ncbi Sagittal plane correction in idiopathic scoliosis
    Tamás de Jonge
    University of Pecs, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Pecs, Hungary
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:754-60. 2002
    ..Patients with idiopathic scoliosis who had undergone posterior fusion by means of posterior multisegmented hook instrumentation were studied retrospectively...
  56. ncbi Spinal intradural juxtamedullary cysts in the adult: surgical management and outcome
    Hischam Bassiouni
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Neurosurgery 55:1352-9; discussion 1359-60. 2004
    ..We retrospectively analyzed a series of patients harboring this entity with regard to clinical and radiological features, surgical management, and follow-up results...
  57. ncbi Combined laminectomy and thoracoscopic resection of dumbbell-type thoracic cord tumor
    S Konno
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E130-4. 2001
    ..A study of five patients whose dumbbell or paraspinal tumors of the thoracic spine were managed by using thoracoscopic surgery is reported...
  58. ncbi Influence of disc degeneration on mechanism of thoracolumbar burst fractures
    O Shirado
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 17:286-92. 1992
    ..In the analysis of specimens with severely degenerated discs, stresses were very low at the end plate and cancellous bone under the nucleus.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  59. ncbi Evaluation of pedicle screw placement in the deformed spine using intraoperative plain radiographs: a comparison with computerized tomography
    Yongjung J Kim
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Shriners Hospitals for Children, St Louis, MO, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2084-8. 2005
    ..A retrospective study...
  60. ncbi Hyperkyphotic posture and risk of future osteoporotic fractures: the Rancho Bernardo study
    Mei Hua Huang
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:419-23. 2006
    ..In 596 community-dwelling women, we found that with increasing kyphosis, there was a significant trend of increasing fracture risk that was independent of previous history of fractures or BMD...
  61. ncbi The solitary intraspinal vertebral osteochondroma. An unusual cause of compressive myelopathy: features and literature review
    A Khosla
    Department of Radiology, St Louis University Health Sciences Center, Missouri, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:77-81. 1999
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, and postmyelogram computed tomography are useful in evaluating the size and extent of spinal osteochondromas as a cause of spinal cord compression...
  62. ncbi iNOS and nitrotyrosine expression after spinal cord injury
    J Xu
    Department of Neurology and Center for the Study of Nervous System Injury, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurotrauma 18:523-32. 2001
    ..Results from the present study suggest that increased iNOS and peroxynitrite anion, as reflected by the progressive accumulation of NT in the injured impacted spinal cord, may contribute to the secondary injury process after SCI...
  63. ncbi Different parts of erector spinae muscle fatigability in subjects with and without low back pain
    Paul S Sung
    Department of Physical Therapy, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Spine J 9:115-20. 2009
    ..These muscles have very different mechanical responses and, therefore, would be recruited differentially for the chosen task...
  64. ncbi Shape variation of the neural arch in the thoracic and lumbar spine: characterization and relationship with the vertebral body shape
    Y Masharawi
    Spinal Research Laboratory, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Anat 24:858-67. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the NA is systematically asymmetrical and dynamic in shape along the thoracic and lumbar spine. The inter-relationship with the vertebral body and articular facets is discussed...
  65. ncbi Fatal fat embolism after vertebroplasty: identification of the high-risk patient
    M I Syed
    Department of Radiology, Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, Ohio 45501 1308, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:343-5. 2006
    ..Cement injection was done during one patient encounter, covering 3 vertebral levels by using a unipedicular approach. Patients may have complications even without polymethylmethacrylate leakage...
  66. ncbi Histomorphometric analysis of fracture healing cascade in acute osteoporotic vertebral body fractures
    Terrence H Diamond
    Department of Endocrinology, St George Hospital Campus, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Bone 40:775-80. 2007
    ..While fracture healing has been well characterised in long bones, there is scant data relating to this process in acute vertebral body fractures...
  67. ncbi The prevalence of radiographic vertebral fractures in Latin American countries: the Latin American Vertebral Osteoporosis Study (LAVOS)
    P Clark
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, CMN Siglo XXI, IMSS Faculty of Medicine UNAM, Lomas de Chapultepec, DF, Mexico City, Mexico
    Osteoporos Int 20:275-82. 2009
    ..These figures are similar to findings from studies in Beijing, China, some regions of Europe, and slightly lower than those found in the USA using the same standardized methodology...
  68. ncbi Vertebral coplanar alignment: a standardized technique for three dimensional correction in scoliosis surgery: technical description and preliminary results in Lenke type 1 curves
    Gabriel Pizà Vallespir
    Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología Infantil, Hospital Universitari Son Dureta, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1588-97. 2008
    ..Prospective multicentric study...
  69. ncbi Diffuse follicle center lymphoma of the spine: a primary epidural lymphoma?
    F B Mesfin
    The Neurosciences Institute, Division of Neurosurgery, Albany Medical Center, New York 12208, USA
    Clin Neuropathol 28:395-9. 2009
    ..Primary spinal follicle center lymphomas of the spine are rare with the current case being the first diffuse follicle center type reported in the literature...
  70. ncbi Single stage complete excision of large thoracic dumbbell schwannoma by modified posterior approach
    Amit Agrawal
    Department of Surgery, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha 442005 Maharashtra, India
    Surg Neurol 70:432-6. 2008
    ..Successful management of posterior mediastinal dumbbell tumors depends on complete resection with adequate exposure...
  71. ncbi Spectral and entropy changes for back muscle fatigability following spinal stabilization exercises
    Tae Ro Lee
    Department of Healthcare Management, College of Health Science, Korea University, 1 Jeongneung 3 dong, Sungbuk Gu, Seoul, Korea
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:133-42. 2010
    ..06, p = 0.01); however, no interaction with the level of pain was found (F = 0.19, p = 0.66). Therefore, the Shannon entropy of the EMG signals might be a useful and valuable clinical tool to measure pain following intervention...
  72. ncbi Multimodal therapy for localized spinal epidural follicular lymphoma
    Christoph Kahl
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of Rostock, Germany
    Onkologie 33:381-4. 2010
    ..An epidural growth of low-grade lymphoma is even more unusual. Due to this low incidence, therapeutic experience for this entity is limited...
  73. ncbi Resting position variables at the shoulder: evidence to support a posture-impairment association
    John D Borstad
    Physical Therapy Division, Ohio State University, 516 Atwell Hall, 453 W Tenth Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Phys Ther 86:549-57. 2006
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to explore the relationships among posture, pectoralis minor muscle length, and movement alterations at the shoulder...
  74. ncbi Treatment of intramedullary spinal cysticercosis: report of 2 cases and review of literature
    Faiz Uddin Ahmad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Surg Neurol 67:74-7; discussion 77. 2007
    ..NCC, Taenia solium involvement in the central nervous system, is one of the most common parasitic diseases. Spinal IMC is one of the rarest forms of NCC...
  75. ncbi In vivo dynamic compressive stresses in the disc annulus: a pilot study of bilateral differences due to hemiepiphyseal implant in a quadruped model
    Donita I Bylski-Austrow
    Department of Orthopaedics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E949-56. 2012
    ..In vivo biomechanical study in quadruped model...
  76. ncbi Dynamic response of the idiopathic scoliotic spine to axial cyclic loads
    Xin Feng Li
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:521-8. 2011
    ..Numerical techniques were used to study the vibration response of idiopathic scoliosis patients with single thoracic curve...
  77. ncbi Posterior short-segment fixation with or without fusion for thoracolumbar burst fractures. a five to seven-year prospective randomized study
    Li Yang Dai
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1033-41. 2009
    ..We conducted a controlled clinical trial to define the effect of fusion on lumbar spine and patient-related functional outcomes...
  78. pmc Thoracic spine fractures: injury profile and outcomes of a surgically treated cohort
    Bartolomé Marré
    Spine Surgery Unit, Department of Orthopedics, Hospital del Trabajador de Santiago, Ramon Carnicer 201, Providencia, Santiago, Chile
    Eur Spine J 20:1427-33. 2011
    ..Short pedicle instrumentations should be used whenever possible, but also long instrumentations and mixed constructs may be necessary for the management of such unique fractures...
  79. ncbi Evaluation of the thoracolumbar injury classification system in thoracic and lumbar spinal trauma
    Andrei F Joaquim
    Department of Neurology, State University of Campinas, Campinas SP, Brazil
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:33-6. 2011
    ..Retrospective study...
  80. ncbi Removal of a protruded thoracic disc using microsurgical endoscopy. A new technique
    D Rosenthal
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Frankfurt am Main Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:1087-91. 1994
    ..It may shorten bed confinement and allow early return to active life. Application of this technique in other areas is being studied...
  81. pmc Osteoid osteoma near the intervertebral foramen may induce radiculopathy through tumorous inflammation
    Michihisa Zenmyo
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
    Diagn Pathol 6:10. 2011
    ..We present here two rare cases of spinal osteoid osteoma causing radiculopathy and the first histological evidence of tumorous inflammation as a cause of radiculopathy in osteoid osteoma near the intervertebral foramen...
  82. ncbi Vertebral fracture assessment in asymptomatic men and its impact on management
    A El Maghraoui
    Rheumatology Department, Military Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
    Bone 50:853-7. 2012
    ..Vertebral fracture assessment (VFA) enables the detection of VFs in the same session as bone mineral density (BMD) testing...
  83. ncbi Preliminary biomechanical evaluation of prophylactic vertebral reinforcement adjacent to vertebroplasty under cyclic loading
    Robert J Oakland
    School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Spine J 9:174-81. 2009
    ..Short-term results are promising, although longer-term complications may arise from accelerated failure of the adjacent vertebral body...
  84. ncbi Combined posterior and delayed staged mini-open anterior short-segment fusion for thoracolumbar burst fractures
    Katsuhiro Tofuku
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Imakiire General Hospital, 4 16 Shimotatsuo, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 25:38-46. 2012
    ..A prospective study...
  85. ncbi Radiographic measures of thoracic kyphosis in osteoporosis: Cobb and vertebral centroid angles
    A M Briggs
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Victoria, 3010, Australia
    Skeletal Radiol 36:761-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the validity and reliability of the vertebral centroid and Cobb angles in people with osteoporosis...
  86. ncbi A human cadaver model for determination of pathologic fracture threshold resulting from tumorous destruction of the vertebral body
    J R Dimar
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:1209-14. 1998
    STUDY DESIGN: Thoracic vertebrae were subjected to compressive loads after drilling of the centrum to simulate destruction from metastatic tumorous involvement...
  87. pmc Impact of prophylactic thoracolumbosacral orthosis bracing on functional activities and activities of daily living in the pediatric spinal cord injury population
    Ross S Chafetz
    Clinical Research, Shriners Hospitals for Children, 3551 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:S178-83. 2007
    ....
  88. pmc Effect of direct vertebral body derotation on the sagittal profile in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Steven W Hwang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shriners Hospitals for Children Philadelphia, 3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, USA
    Eur Spine J 21:31-9. 2012
    ..We sought to clarify the effect of applying derotation maneuvers in the correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) on the sagittal plane...
  89. ncbi Injuries significantly associated with thoracic spine fractures: a case-control study
    Ranjit Singh
    Medical School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 21:419-23. 2009
    ..To determine injuries significantly associated with traumatic thoracic spine (T-spine) fractures..
  90. 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...
  91. ncbi Surgical outcome of thoracic myelopathy secondary to ossification of ligamentum flavum
    Byung Chul Park
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, 50 Samduck dong 2 Ga, Jung Gu, Daegu 700 721, Republic of Korea
    Joint Bone Spine 74:600-5. 2007
    ..Few series of OLF in South Korean subjects has previously been published. This study is to describe the clinical and radiologic aspects, as well as surgical outcomes in a group of South Korean patients...
  92. ncbi Trabecular microarchitecture of hominoid thoracic vertebrae
    Meghan M Cotter
    Department of Anatomy, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 292:1098-106. 2009
    ..Furthermore, we theorize that trabeculae in ape thoracic vertebrae would not be expected to become preferentially aligned if bone volume fraction was decreased...
  93. ncbi [Research of the peak force of pullout about different thoracic hemi-epiphyseal compression staples in animal]
    Wei Zhang
    Department of Orthopedics, General Hospital of Chinese People s Liberation Army, Beijing 100853, China
    Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 45:976-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the initial dislocation resistance of the pullout force of different material or different type of goats thoracic hemi-epiphyseal compression staples...
  94. pmc Evaluation of the mobility of adjacent segments after posterior thoracolumbar fixation: a biomechanical study
    L Bastian
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Medizinische Hochschule, Hannover, Germany
    Eur Spine J 10:295-300. 2001
    ..This could be responsible for symptoms like low back pain after spinal surgery...
  95. ncbi Evolution of bone mineral density after percutaneous kyphoplasty in fresh osteoporotic vertebral body fractures and adjacent vertebrae along with sagittal spine alignment
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department of General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:293-8. 2008
    ..Prospective controlled cohort study of 27 adult osteoporotic patients who underwent kyphoplasty for fresh osteoporotic spinal fractures...
  96. ncbi Surgical treatment of 40 patients with thoracic ossification of the ligamentum flavum
    Fangcai Li
    Department of Orthopedics, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, People s Republic of China
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:191-7. 2006
    ..The authors evaluated different surgical methods used to treat thoracic ossification of the ligamentum flavum (OLF)...
  97. ncbi Thoracic radiculopathy from a paravertebral mesothelial cyst
    P Perrini
    Neurosurgical Department, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:989-91. 2006
    ..Although highly unusual, paravertebral mesothelial cyst should be considered in the differential diagnosis for lesions inducing dorsal radicular pain...
  98. ncbi Biomechanical analysis of derotation of the thoracic spine using pedicle screws
    Ivan Cheng
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1039-43. 2010
    ..Biomechanical analysis of derotational load-to-failure of pedicle screw (PS) instrumentation in cadaveric thoracic spinal segments...
  99. ncbi Transpedicular bone grafting following short-segment posterior instrumentation for acute thoracolumbar burst fracture
    Jen Chung Liao
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, No 5 Fu Shin St, Kweishian, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    Orthopedics 32:493. 2009
    ..Analysis of the results indicated that this technique effectively corrects deformities, restores vertebral height, prevents early implant failure, and provides satisfactory clinical results...
  100. ncbi Complications of thoracic pedicle screws in scoliosis treatment
    Mario Di Silvestre
    Spine Surgery Department, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1655-61. 2007
    ..A retrospective study...
  101. ncbi Vertebral fracture status and the World Health Organization risk factors for predicting osteoporotic fracture risk in Japan
    Saeko Fujiwara
    Dept of Clinical Studies, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima, 732 0815, Japan
    Bone 49:520-5. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate potential risk factors for osteoporotic fractures, including morphometric spine fracture status and the WHO risk factors for predicting 4-year fracture risk...

Research Grants40

  1. EXPIRATORY MUSCLE ACTIVATION TO PRODUCE COUGH
    Anthony DiMarco; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Restoration of affective cough mechanism may allow patients with spinal cord injury to clear secretions more easily, reduce the incidence of respiratory complication and, ultimately, improve their life quality. ..
  2. Spinal Cord Stimulation to Restore Cough In Humans
    Anthony DiMarco; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Combined Intercostal and Diaphragm Pacing
    Anthony DiMarco; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  4. TISSUE STRESS VARIABILITY AND STRENGTH IN VERTEBRAL BONE
    Yener Yeni; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. 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. ..
  6. STABILITY OF MUSCULAR LOADING OF THE LUMBAR SPINE
    Ian Stokes; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, the specific roles of individual muscles will be better elucidated, which will be helpful in guiding therapy for people with low back dysfunction. ..
  7. Progressive scoliosis deformity in intervertebral disc
    Ian Stokes; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These approaches may include improvements in brace design, new possibilities for muscle rehabilitation, and surgical procedures aimed at early, minimally invasive modification of spinal growth. ..
  8. MECHANICAL MODULATION OF GROWTH IN PHYSES
    Ian Stokes; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF INTERVERTEBRAL DISC FUNCTION
    Ian Stokes; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..and the local conditions that can influence its metabolism, eventual composition and function in three-dimensions. ..
  10. Ventricular Size and Valve Calcification Measures by CT
    Matthew J Budoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. P I/II Intraventricular DepoCyt (OD # 06-2348) in Glioblastoma (76,730, 11/06)
    BRUCE MICHAEL FRANKEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This has also been the basis for successful application and granting of Orphan-Drug designation for cytarabine (Ara-C) liposome injection (trade name: DepoCyt) for the treatment of gliomas. ..
  12. Use of Albuterol in Spinal Cord Injury
    Richard Zeman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: Use of beta 2-agonists like albuterol alone or together with x-irradiation maybe useful therapies for spinal cord injuries. ..
  13. Sun Valley Workshop on Skeletal Biology
    David Burr; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..There are plans to advertise and distribute a summary of the workshop, partly using Web-based resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Locomotion Control by Lumbar Spinal Cord Stimulation
    Changfeng Tai; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed studies will not only improve our understanding of locomotion control in lumbar spinal cord but also benefit SCI patients. ..
  15. CONTROL OF SPINAL LOCOMOTOR ACTIVITY BY MONOAMINES
    BRIAN NOGA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Mechanisms of Spinal Cord Injury
    Richard Zeman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Sun Valley Workshop on Skeletal Biology
    David Burr; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Bladder and Sphincter Control after Spinal Cord Injury
    Changfeng Tai; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. NORMAL TISSUE DOSE VOLUME RESPONSE IN RADIATION THERAPY
    Timothy Schultheiss; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This form of data splitting will be used to determine if the model(s) fit the new data, thereby validating the initial results. ..
  20. Use of Clenbuterol for Enhancement of Stem Cell Therapy
    Richard Zeman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The method will be patented, licensed and marketed as a new therapy. ..
  21. BIOMECHANICAL EFFECT OF ACUPUNCTURE NEEDLING
    HELENE LANGEVIN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This will contribute to the fundamental understanding of acupuncture therapy and may lead to improvements in treatments. ..
  22. Soft Tissue Biomechanical Behavior During Acupuncture in Low Back Pain
    Helene M Langevin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  23. The Yoga for Hyperkyphosis Trial
    Gail Greendale; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..At the end of this phase we will again measure study endpoints to assess whether participants have maintained the physical function achieved at the end of the RCT. ..
  24. Microgenomic Studies of ALS
    John Ravits; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. MUSCULOSKELETAL TRAINING GRANT
    David Burr; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Two presentations were nominated for Young Investigator Awards by the ASBMR and the ORS. ..
  26. Sun Valley Workshop on Skeletal Biology
    David Burr; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..An Advisory Panel is formed of session chairs. There are plans to advertise and distribute a summary of the workshop, partly using Web-based resources. ..
  27. Use of Tempol for Spinal Cord Injury
    Richard Zeman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Optimization of tempol treatment may lead to a therapeutic modality for SCI. ..
  28. Effect of vertebral endplate composition on disc health
    Frank Acosta; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. 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. ..
  30. 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. ..
  31. Sun Valley Workshop on Skeletal Biology
    David Burr; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..There are plans to advertise and distribute a summary of the workshop, partly using Web-based resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. MECHANOTRANSDUCTION IN BONE
    David Burr; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Data generated by this Program are intended to define some mechanisms by which fluid forces can regulate gene expression, and will attempt to validate these mechanisms by in vivo studies. ..
  33. Predicting Recurrence of Low Back Pain - Study #2
    James Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our long-term goal is to use this information to develop an assessment protocol that can be easily adopted into clinical practice. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. URINARY BLADDER MUSCARINIC RECEPTOR SUBTYPES
    MICHAEL RUGGIERI; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3. To characterize the changes in M2 M3 receptor phosphorylation that may accompany receptor desensitization and receptor up and down regulation. ..
  35. Sex Steroids & Mammographic Density in the Postmenopause
    Gail Greendale; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will quantify the relations between the hormone and genetic exposures measured in this project and mammographic density (at baseline as well as change in density between baseline and 12 months). ..
  36. SPINAL MOTOR CONDUCTION AND RECOVERY AFTER HUMAN SCI
    Blair Calancie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A slow-release formulation the K-channel blocker 4-aminopyridine will be tested for its effects on conduction in some cases. ..
  37. Sun Valley Workshop on Skeletal Biology
    David Burr; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..An Advisory Panel is formed of session chairs. There are plans to advertise and distribute a summary of the workshop, partly using Web-based resources. ..
  38. Three-Dimensional Dynamic Bone Histomorphometry
    CHRISTOPHER HERNANDEZ; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..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. PTP identity and inhibition for nigrostriatal protection
    Theo Hagg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These studies will increase our understanding of how dopaminergic neurons function, validate our new treatment approach and provide us with research tools to improve it for application to Parkinson's disease. ..