Editorial

March 2017, JSS
Ralph J. Mobbs, Kevin Phan

Original Study

Is cell salvage cost-effective in posterior arthrodesis for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in the public health system?
José A. A. Oliveira, Fernando A. M. Façanha Filho, Francisco V. Fernandes, Paulo C. Almeida, Vládia F. de Oliveira, Saulo R. Lima Verde
One and two level posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) using an expandable, stand-alone, interbody fusion device: a VariLift® case series
Rebecca Barrett-Tuck, Diana Del Monaco, Jon E. Block
A prospective clinical study comparing MI-TLIF with unilateral versus bilateral transpedicular fixation in low grade lumbar spondylolisthesis
José-Antonio Soriano-Sánchez, Javier Quillo-Olvera, Sergio Soriano-Solis, Miroslava-Elizabeth Soriano-Lopez, Claudia-Angélica Covarrubias-Rosas, Javier Quillo-Reséndiz, Carlos-Francisco Gutiérrez-Partida, Manuel Rodríguez-García
Factors predictive of topographical accuracy in spine level localization
Jin W. Tee, Joost Rutges, Travis Marion, John Street, Scott Paquette, Tamir Ailon, Brian K. Kwon, Marcel Dvorak, Michael Boyd
Impact of surgical approach on complication rates after elective spinal fusion (≥3 levels) for adult spine deformity
Aladine A. Elsamadicy, Owoicho Adogwa, Shay Behrens, Amanda Sergesketter, Angel Chen, Ankit I. Mehta, Raul A. Vasquez, Joseph Cheng, Carlos A. Bagley, Isaac O. Karikari
Feasibility of endoscopic discectomy by inter laminar approach at a high volume tertiary public hospital in a developing country
Shardul Madhav Soman, Jayprakash Vrajlal Modi, Jimmy Chokshi
Effect of employment status on length of hospital stay, 30-day readmission and patient reported outcomes after spine surgery
Owoicho Adogwa, Aladine A. Elsamadicy, Jared Fialkoff, Ankit I. Mehta, Raul A. Vasquez, Joseph Cheng, Isaac O. Karikari, Carlos A. Bagley
Cost analysis of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery: early discharge decreases hospital costs much less than intraoperative variables under the control of the surgeon
Brandon L. Raudenbush, David P. Gurd, Ryan C. Goodwin, Thomas E. Kuivila, R. Tracy Ballock

Review Article

Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma: literature review
Jessica Figueroa, John G. DeVine
Microscopy-assisted interspinous tubular approach for lumbar spinal stenosis
José-Antonio Soriano-Sánchez, Javier Quillo-Olvera, Sergio Soriano-Solis, Miroslava-Elizabeth Soriano-Lopez, Claudia-Angélica Covarrubias-Rosas, Javier Quillo-Reséndiz, Carlos-Francisco Gutiérrez-Partida, Manuel Rodríguez-García

Masters of Spine Surgery

Technical note: unilateral hemilaminotomy for intradural lesions (UHIL)
Ralph J. Mobbs, Kyle Sheldrick, Kevin Phan

Case Report

Spontaneous corpectomy and anterior arthrodesis in lumbar spine: how Ankylosing Spondylitis can resolve a vertebral fracture
Daniele Vanni, Andrea Pantalone, Stefano Di Carlo, Vincenzo Magliani, Pedro Berjano, Vincenzo Salini
Bone bridge formation across the neuroforamen 14 years after instrumented fusion for isthmic spondylolisthesis—a case report
Joel Louis Lim, Kimberly-Anne Tan, Hwee Weng Dennis Hey
Treatment of chronic traumatic C7–T1 grade III spondylolisthesis with mild neurological deficit: case report
Jacinto Mata-Gómez, Marta Ortega-Martínez, Julio Valencia-Anguita, Ignacio Gilete-Tejero, Manuel Royano-Sánchez
Distal junctional failure secondary to L5 vertebral fracture—a report of two rare cases
Jiong Hao Tan, Kimberly-Anne Tan, Hwee Weng Dennis Hey, Hee-Kit Wong
Lumbar disc herniation presenting with contralateral symptoms: a case report
Zhi Sheng Darren Koh, Shuxun Lin, Hwee Weng Dennis Hey
Traumatic dislocation of the S1 polyaxial pedicle screw head: a case report
Pieter N. B. Du Plessis, Bernard P. H. Lau, Hwee Weng Dennis Hey
Extra-skeletal Ewing sarcoma of the lumbosacral region in an adult pregnant patient: a case report
Darweesh Al Khawaja, Cristina Vescovi, Ashraf Dower, Vallapan Thiruvilangam, Tamadur Mahasneh
Megacolon as an atypical presentation of cervical myelopathy
Jacob Y. L. Oh, Kevin J. H. Kwek, Seh-Wee Tee, Mark Tan
Spinal subdural hematoma: a rare case of spinal subdural hematoma complicating routine, minimally invasive lumbar discectomy and decompression and relevant literature review
Chelsea C. Boe, Brett A. Freedman, Ravi Kumar, Kendall Lee, Robert McDonald, John Port

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