Vol 3, No 3 (September 29, 2017): Journal of Spine Surgery

Original Study

Single anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) using self- locking stand-alone polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cage: evaluation of pain and health-related quality of life
Stylianos Kapetanakis, Tryfon Thomaidis, George Charitoudis, Pavlos Pavlidis, Panagiotis Theodosiadis, Grigorios Gkasdaris
Composite PEEK/Carbon fiber implants can increase the effectiveness of radiotherapy in the management of spine tumors
Giuseppe Tedesco, Alessandro Gasbarrini, Stefano Bandiera, Riccardo Ghermandi, Stefano Boriani
Lateral lumbar interbody fusion with unilateral pedicle screw fixation for the treatment of adjacent segment disease: a preliminary report
Jerry Y. Du, Paul D. Kiely, Motasem Al-Maaieh, Alexander Aichmair, Russel C. Huang
Early clinical and radiological results of unilateral posterior pedicle instrumentation through a Wiltse approach with lateral lumbar interbody fusion
Jerry Y. Du, Paul D. Kiely, Eric Bogner, Motasem Al Maaieh, Alexander Aichmair, Stephan N. Salzmann, Russel C. Huang
Effect of body mass index on patient outcomes of surgical intervention for the lumbar spine
Michael Flippin, Jessica Harris, Elizabeth W. Paxton, Heather A. Prentice, Donald C. Fithian, Samuel R. Ward, Sara P. Gombatto
The prevalence of undiagnosed pre-surgical cognitive impairment and its post-surgical clinical impact in elderly patients undergoing surgery for adult spinal deformity
Owoicho Adogwa, Aladine A. Elsamadicy, Emily Lydon, Victoria D. Vuong, Joseph Cheng, Isaac O. Karikari, Carlos A. Bagley
Utilization of vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty procedures throughout the United States over a recent decade: an analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample
Joseph L. Laratta, Jamal N. Shillingford, Joseph M. Lombardi, John D. Mueller, Hemant Reddy, Comron Saifi, Charla R. Fischer, Steven C. Ludwig, Lawrence G. Lenke, Ronald A. Lehman
Influence of psychosocial distress in the results of elective lumbar spine surgery
Vivian Amaral, Luis Marchi, Heber Martim, Rodrigo Amaral, Joes Nogueira-Neto, Ellen Pierro, Leonardo Oliveira, Etevaldo Coutinho, Fernando Marcelino, Nicholai Faulhaber, Rubens Jensen, Luiz Pimenta
Corpectomy and expandable cage replacement versus third generation percutaneous augmentation system in case of vertebra plana: rationale and recommendations
Daniele Vanni, Andrea Pantalone, Vincenzo Magliani, Vincenzo Salini, Pedro Berjano
Indirect pars repair for pediatric isthmic spondylolysis: a case series
Brandon L. Raudenbush, Reid C. Chambers, Michael P. Silverstein, Ryan C. Goodwin
Navigation accuracy comparing non-covered frame and use of plastic sterile drapes to cover the reference frame in 3D acquisition
Donald S. Corenman, Eric L. Strauch, Grant J. Dornan, Eric Otterstrom, Lisa Zalepa King
Clinical evaluation of microendoscopy-assisted extreme lateral interbody fusion
Tomohide Segawa, Hirohiko Inanami, Hisashi Koga
Impact of alcohol use on 30-day complication and readmission rates after elective spinal fusion (≥2 levels) for adult spine deformity: a single institutional study of 1,010 patients
Aladine A. Elsamadicy, Owoicho Adogwa, Victoria D. Vuong, Amanda Sergesketter, Gireesh Reddy, Joseph Cheng, Carlos A. Bagley, Isaac O. Karikari
Versatility of sub-occipital approach for foramen magnum meningiomas: a single centre experience
Antonio Bocchetti, Valentina Cioffi, Cristian Gragnaniello, Raffaele de Falco
Morphometric anatomy of the lumbar sympathetic trunk with respect to the anterolateral approach to lumbar interbody fusion: a cadaver study
Gareth Rutter, Kevin Phan, Adam Smith, Fiona Stewart, Kevin Seex, Cristian Gragnaniello

Masters of Spine Surgery

The Manubriotomy is a safe option for the anterior approach to the cervico-thoracic junction
Pasquale Donnarumma, Lorenzo Nigro, Roberto Tarantino, Tiziano De Giacomo, Roberto Delfini
L5/S1 anterior lumbar interbody fusion technique
Ralph J. Mobbs, Andrew Lennox, Yam-Ting Ho, Kevin Phan, Wen Jie Choy

Review Article

Systematic review of 3D printing in spinal surgery: the current state of play
Ben Wilcox, Ralph J. Mobbs, Ai-Min Wu, Kevin Phan
Anterior cervical spine surgery-associated complications in a retrospective case-control study
Anastasia Tasiou, Theofanis Giannis, Alexandros G. Brotis, Ioannis Siasios, Iordanis Georgiadis, Haralampos Gatos, Eleni Tsianaka, Konstantinos Vagkopoulos, Konstantinos Paterakis, Kostas N. Fountas

Case Report

Spinal metastases of two different grade oligodendrogliomas: a case report and review of literature
Carlos Enrique Maiguel Carrizosa, Maria Gabriela Sanchez Paez, Andreina Martinez Amado, Andrea Gonzalez Gutierrez, Maria Emma Garcia Ardila
Surgery or not? A case of ventriculus terminalis in an adult patient
Rocco Severino, Paolo Severino
Hypoglossal nerve paresis secondary to anterior approach of upper cervical spine followed by spontaneous recovery
Antonio José Vargas López, Laín Hermes González Quarante, Oscar Lucas Gil de Sagredo del Corral, Antonio Montalvo Afonso, Carlos Fernández Carballal
Recurrent granular cell tumor: a case report and review of literature
Aditendraditya Singh Bhati, Aarjun Tyagi, Sudheer K. Tyagi
Congenital malformed posterior arch of atlas with fusion defect: a case of developmental canal stenosis causing cervical myelopathy
Siddharth Shah, Samir Dalvie, Ravi Ranjan Rai
PEMLIF—a tale of two stories
Raja K. Kutty, Balakrishnan Sreemathyamma Sunilkumar, Anilkumar Peethambaran, Sourabh Kumar Jain, Shailesh Kumar
A rare case of intramedullary solitary juvenile xanthogranuloma of the lumbar spine in the adult: a case report
Vania Pirillo, Andrea Prontera, Paolo Rizzo, Paolo Cipriano Cecchi, Martin Maffei, Andreas Schwarz
Spinal tumour: primary cervical extradural meningioma at an unusual location
Ishita Pant, Vinod Kumar Singh Gautam, Rima Kumari, Sujata Chaturvedi
An unusual case of intradural intramedullary dorsal bronchogenic cyst in spine
Tarun Dusad, Vishal Kundnani, Shumayou Dutta, Ankit Patel, Gaurav Mehta, Mahendra Singh