Vol 3, No 4 (December 30, 2017): Journal of Spine Surgery

Original Study

Outcomes and complications of S2 alar iliac fixation technique in patients with neuromuscular scoliosis: experience in a third level pediatric hospital
Carlos Segundo Montero, David Alberto Meneses, Fernando Alvarado, Wilmer Godoy, Diana Isabel Rosero, Jose Manuel Ruiz
Does the law of diminishing returns apply to the lengthening of the MCGR rod in early onset scoliosis with reference to growth velocity?
Adrian Gardner, Alistair Beaven, David Marks, Jonathan Spilsbury, Jwalant Mehta, Matthew Newton Ede
Efficacy of tranexamic acid in reducing blood loss and blood transfusion in idiopathic scoliosis: a systematic review and metaanalysis
Turki Alajmi, Halah Saeed, Khalid Alfaryan, Ahmed Alakeel, Thamer Alfaryan
Radiological factors affecting post-operative global coronal balance in Lenke 5 C scoliosis
Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Subramani Suresh, Siddharth N. Aiyer, Rishi Kanna, Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran
Assessing the effects of lumbar posterior stabilization and fusion to vertebral bone density in stabilized and adjacent segments by using Hounsfield unit
Özgür Demir, Erol Öksüz, Fatih Ersay Deniz, Osman Demir
The Low-Back Outcome Scale and the Oswestry disability index: are they reflective of patient satisfaction after discectomy?A cross sectional study
Parisa Azimi, Edward C. Benzel
C7 intra-laminar screws for complex cervicothoracic spine surgery—a case series
Peter John Wilson, Michael Derrick Selby
Does timing of transplantation of neural stem cells following spinal cord injury affect outcomes in an animal model?
Ivan Cheng, Don Y. Park, Robert E. Mayle, Michael Githens, Robert L. Smith, Howard Y. Park, Serena S. Hu, Todd F. Alamin, Kirkham B. Wood, Alexander I. Kharazi
Use of 3D printer model to study vertebral artery anatomy and variations in developmental craniovertebral junction anomalies and as a preoperative tool—an institutional experience
Sachin Chhabra, Sanjeev Chopra, Rashim Kataria, Virendra Deo Sinha
Functional outcomes of laminectomy and laminotomy for the surgical management lumbar spine stenosis
Mark G. Williams, Ahmad M. Wafai, Malcolm D. Podmore
Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) as an option for recurrent disc herniations: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Kevin Phan, Alan Lackey, Nicholas Chang, Yam-Ting Ho, David Abi-Hanna, Jack Kerferd, Monish M. Maharaj, Rhiannon M. Parker, Gregory M. Malham, Ralph J. Mobbs
A radiographic follow-up study of stand-alone-cage and graftplate constructs for single-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
Joseph F. Baker, Jaime Gomez, Kartik Shenoy, Sarah Kim, Afshin Razi, Yong Kim
Inpatient morbidity after spinal deformity surgery in patients with movement disorders
Rafael De la Garza Ramos, C. Rory Goodwin, Amit Jain, Daniel Martinez-Ramirez, Isaac O. Karikari, Daniel M. Sciubba
Posterolateral thoracic decompression with anterior column cage reconstruction versus decompression alone for spinal metastases with cord compression: analysis of perioperative complications and outcomes
Aladine A. Elsamadicy, Owoicho Adogwa, Amanda Sergesketter, Emily Lydon, Carlos A. Bagley, Isaac O. Karikari
Long-term results with percutaneous interspinous process devices in the treatment of neurogenic intermittent claudication
Patrick Fransen
Identifying the superior and inferior gluteal arteries during a sacrectomy via a posterior approach
David Christopher Kieser, Pierre Coudert, Derek Thomas Cawley Cawley, Elodie Gaignard, Takashi Fujishiro, Kaissar Farah, Louis Boissiere, Ibrahim Obeid, Vincent Pointillart, Jean-Marc Vital, Olivier Gille
Clinical experience and two-year follow-up with a one-piece viscoelastic cervical total disc replacement
Kingsley Richard Chin, Jacob Ryan Lubinski, Kari Bracher Zimmers, Barry Eugene Sands, Fabio Pencle
National outcomes following single-level cervical disc arthroplasty versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
Jamal Shillingford, Joseph Laratta, Nathan Hardy, Comron Saifi, Joseph Lombardi, Andrew J. Pugely, Ronald A. Lehman, K. Daniel Riew

Review Article

The genetic implication of scoliosis in osteogenesis imperfecta: a review
Gang Liu, Jia Chen, Yangzhong Zhou, Yuzhi Zuo, Sen Liu, Weisheng Chen, Zhihong Wu, Nan Wu
Systematic review of cortical bone trajectory versus pedicle screw techniques for lumbosacral spine fusion
Kevin Phan, Vignesh Ramachandran, Tommy M. Tran, Kevin P. Shah, Matthew Fadhil, Alan Lackey, Nicholas Chang, Ai-Min Wu, Ralph J. Mobbs

Case Report

Spondylolisthesis with spondylolysis in a 17-month-old: a case report
Marc O’Donnell, William F. Lavelle, Mike H. Sun
Focal hypermobility observed in cervical arthroplasty with Mobi-C
Jack William Kerferd, David Abi-Hanna, Kevin Phan, Prashanth Rao, Ralph Mobbs
Unusual cauda equina syndrome due to multifocal ependymoma infiltrated by lymphoma
Nassim Bougaci, Stephane Litrico, Fanny Burel-Vandenbos, Philippe Paquis
Scoliosis in Dandy-Walker syndrome: a case report and review of literature
Venugopal K. Menon, Tamer M. M. Sorur, Khalifa A. Al Ghafri, Marwan M. H. E. Shahin
Primary leiomyosarcoma of the spine treated with total en bloc spondylectomy: the first case in Thailand—a case report and literature review
Tinnakorn Pluemvitayaporn, Chaiwat Piyaskulkaew, ombat Kunakornsawat, Pritsanai Pruttikul
Unusual imaging presentation of spinal glomus tumor: case report
Chao-Hung Kuo, Wen-Cheng Huang, Jau-Ching Wu
Spinal subdural hematoma post foramen magnum decompression—rare complication in a patient with rhomboencephalosynapsis
Kapil Mohan Rajwani, Anastasios Giamouriadis, Pawanjit Singh Minhas
Forestier syndrome presenting with dysphagia: case report of a rare presentation
Numan Karaarslan, Mehmet Sabri Gürbüz, Tezcan Çalışkan, Abdullah Talha Simsek
Multifocal intradural extramedullary anaplastic ependymoma of the spine
Ananya Chakravorty, Ellen Frydenberg, Tint Tint Shein, John Ly, Peter Earls, Timothy Steel
Obstructed spinopelvic fixation in the setting of a triangular titanium sacroiliac fusion implant: a case description
Joseph L. Laratta, James D. Lin, Jamal N. Shillingford, Nathan E. Hardy, Hemant Reddy, Ronald A. Lehman
Gibbus deformity after non-tuberculosis osteomyelitis
Akop Seksenyan, Darian R. Esfahani, Kimberly Hu, Ankit I. Mehta
A rare cause of late onset neurological deficit in post tuberculous kyphotic deformity—case report
Suresh Subramani, Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Rishi M. Kanna, Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran