Vol 5, No 1 (March 2019): Journal of Spine Surgery

Original Study

Outcomes of direct lateral interbody fusion (DLIF) in an Australian cohort
Daniel B. Scherman, Prashanth J. Rao, Kevin Phan, Sean F. Mungovan, Kenneth Faulder, Gordon Dandie
Minimally invasive stabilization for thoracolumbar and lumbar fractures: a comparative study with short segment open Schanz screw constructs
Yu Chao Lee, Michael Selby, Mario Zotti, Deb Roy, Brian Freeman
Adult intradural intramedullary astrocytomas: a multicenter analysis
Syed Khalid, Ryan Kelly, Adam Carlton, Rita Wu, Akhil Peta, Patrick Melville, Samantha Maasarani, Haley Meyer, Owoicho Adogwa
Mini-open sacroiliac joint fusion with direct bone grafting and minimally invasive fixation using intraoperative navigation
Andrew W. Cleveland III, Derek T. Nhan, Michelle Akiyama, Christopher J. Kleck, Andriy Noshchenko, Vikas V. Patel
Traumatic spinal cord injuries in geriatric population: etiology, management, and complications
Karan Arul, Laurence Ge, Tochukwu Ikpeze, Avionna Baldwin, Addisu Mesfin
Development and validation of risk-adjustment models for elective, single-level posterior lumbar spinal fusions
David N. Bernstein, Aakash Keswani, Debbie Chi, James E. Dowdell, Samuel C. Overley, Saad B. Chaudhary, Addisu Mesfin
The Barrow Biomimetic Spine: effect of a 3-dimensional-printed spinal osteotomy model on performance of spinal osteotomies by medical students and interns
Michael A. Bohl, James J. Zhou, Michael A. Mooney, Garrett J. Repp, Claudio Cavallo, Peter Nakaji, Steve W. Chang, Jay D. Turner, U. Kumar Kakarla
The prevalence of Klippel-Feil syndrome in pediatric patients: analysis of 831 CT scans
Jalea T. Moses, Devin M. Williams, Paul T. Rubery, Addisu Mesfin
Non-home discharge disposition after posterior spinal fusion in neuromuscular scoliosis—an analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) Pediatric database
Jae Baek, Azeem Tariq Malik, Robert Tamer, Elizabeth Yu, Jeffery Kim, Safdar N. Khan
Intraoperative ketamine may increase risk of post-operative delirium after complex spinal fusion for adult deformity correction
Aladine A. Elsamadicy, Lefko T. Charalambous, Amanda R. Sergesketter, Nicolas Drysdale, Syed M. Adil, Issac G. Freedman, Theresa Williamson, Adam J. Kundishora, Joaquin Camara-Quintana, Muhammad M. Abd-El-Barr, C. Rory Goodwin, Isaac O. Karikari
Novel minimally invasive technique in the treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome
Syed I. Khalid, Adam Carlton, Ryan Kelly, Jonathan Citow
The 100 most influential spine fracture publications
Chester J. Donnally III, Sebastian Rivera, Augustus J. Rush III, Kevin J. Bondar, Allison L. Boden, Michael Y. Wang
Instrumentation complication rates following spine surgery: a report from the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) morbidity and mortality database
Jamal N. Shillingford, Joseph L. Laratta, Nana O. Sarpong, Rami G. Alrabaa, Meghan K. Cerpa, Ronald A. Lehman, Lawrence G. Lenke, Charla R. Fischer
The implementation of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) in complex spinal surgery
Michelle Angus, Kelly Jackson, Glyn Smurthwaite, Roberto Carrasco, Saeed Mohammad, Rajat Verma, Irfan Siddique
Temporary axial rotation stabilization for lumbar disc herniation surgery with the ARO® spinal system: a prospective analysis of safety and clinical efficacy
Kresten Wendell Rickers, Haisheng Li, Bruce Robie, Cody Bünger
Computed tomography lung volume estimation and its relation to lung capacities and spine deformation
Abtin Daghighi, Hans Tropp

Review Article

Acute post-operative airway complications following anterior cervical spine surgery and the role for cricothyrotomy
Monika P. Debkowska, John F. Butterworth, Jaime E. Moore, Soobin Kang, Eric N. Appelbaum, Wilhelm A. Zuelzer

Case Report

Multi-stage surgery for a multiple-level spondylodiscitis caused by multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium avium complex
Rafael García Cañas, Francisco Javier Areta Jiménez, Carlos Rodríguez Moro, José Luis Bernácer López, Javier Cobo Soriano, Fernando Álvarez-Sala Walther


Retraction: Limited post-operative dexamethasone use does not affect lumbar fusion: a single institutional experience
Owoicho Adogwa, Victoria D. Vuong, Daniel T. Lilly, Shyam A. Desai, Ryan Khanna, Shahjehan Ahmad, Josha Woodward, Syed Khalid, Joseph Cheng