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Original Study

Transdural lumbar disc herniation: experiences often ten cases with review of literature
Ayman Elsayed Galhom, Mohamed Elhadi
Expandable spacers provide better functional outcomes than static spacers in minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
M. Adam Kremer, Jefferson Alferink, Stacie Wynsma, Torrey Shirk, Charles Ledonio
Watertightness of wound closure in lumbar spine—a comparison of different techniques
Aline Suter, José Miguel Spirig, Paolo Fornaciari, Elias Bachmann, Tobias Götschi, Karina Klein, Mazda Farshad
A less invasive treatment by a full-endoscopic spine surgery for adjacent segment disease after lumbar interbody fusion
Hiroki Iwai, Yasushi Oshima, Tomoaki Kitagawa, Hirokazu Inoue, Yuichi Takano, Hirohiko Inanami, Hisashi Koga
Proposed objective scoring algorithm for assessment and intervention recovery following surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis based on relevant gait metrics from wearable devices: the Gait Posture index (GPi)
Ralph J. Mobbs, Redmond Ross Mobbs, Wen Jie Choy
Treatment of degenerative spondylolisthesis by instrumented posterolateral versus instrumented posterolateral with transforaminal lumbar interbody single-level fusion
Jason P. Kelly, Christopher Alcala-Marquez, John M. Dawson, Amir A. Mehbod, Manuel R. Pinto
Metastatic spine disease in lung cancer patients: national patterns of radiation and surgical care
Patrick D. Kelly, Scott L. Zuckerman, Khoi D. Than, Albert Attia, Jerry J. Jaboin
The incidence of new onset sacroiliac joint pain following lumbar fusion
Yu Chao Lee, Robert Lee, Clare Harman
Pediatric tethered cord release: an epidemiological and postoperative complication analysis
Abhiraj D. Bhimani, Ashley N. Selner, Jay B. Patel, Jonathan G. Hobbs, Darian R. Esfahani, Mandana Behbahani, Zaid Zayyad, Demetrios Nikas, Ankit I. Mehta

Case Report

Standalone lordotic endoscopic wedge lumbar interbody fusion (LEW-LIF™) with a threaded cylindrical peek cage: report of two cases
Jorge Felipe Ramírez León, Álvaro Silva Ardila, José Gabriel Rugeles Ortíz, Carolina Ramírez Martínez, Gabriel Oswaldo Alonso Cuéllar, Jefferson Infante, Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski
Burkholderia cepacia as a cause of pyogenic spondylodiscitis in immunocompetent patients: a single-institution case series and literature review
Maarouf Hammoud, Youssef Fares, Roula Atoui, Baraa Dabboucy

Original Article

Minimally invasive lumbar decompression in an ambulatory surgery center
Dil V. Patel, Joon S. Yoo, Sailee S. Karmarkar, Eric H. Lamoutte, Kern Singh
Five-year clinical outcomes with endoscopic transforaminal foraminoplasty for symptomatic degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine: a comparative study of inside-out versus outside-in techniques
Anthony Yeung, Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski
Five-year clinical outcomes with endoscopic transforaminal outside-in foraminoplasty techniques for symptomatic degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine
Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski, Nicholas A. Ransom
Surgeon motivation, and obstacles to the implementation of minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques
Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski, José-Antonio Soriano-Sánchez, Zhang Xifeng, Jorge Felipe Ramírez León, Sergio Soriano Solis, José Gabriel Rugeles Ortíz, Carolina Ramírez Martínez, Gabriel Oswaldo Alonso Cuéllar, Kaixuan Liu, Qiang Fu, Marlon Sudário de Lima e Silva, Paulo Sérgio Teixeira de Carvalho, Stefan Hellinger, Álvaro Dowling, Nicholas Prada, Gun Choi, Girish Datar, Anthony Yeung

Letter to the Editor

The use of preoperative imaging in the treatment of sacral chordomas
Scott L. Zuckerman, Laurence D. Rhines