Spine and Peripheral nerve

Spine articles

Decompression surgery for spinal metastases: a systematic review.

Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Aug;41(2):E2. doi: 10.3171/2016.6.FOCUS16166. Decompression surgery for spinal metastases: a systematic review. Bakar D1, Tanenbaum JE2,3,4, Phan K5,6, Alentado VJ2,3, Steinmetz MP2,7, Benzel EC2,7, Mroz TE2,7,8. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to systematically review the literature on reported outcomes following… Read More ›

Posterior approaches for symptomatic metastatic spinal cord compression.

Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Aug;41(2):E11. doi: 10.3171/2016.5.FOCUS16129. Posterior approaches for symptomatic metastatic spinal cord compression. Molina C1, Goodwin CR1, Abu-Bonsrah N1, Elder BD1, De la Garza Ramos R1, Sciubba DM1. Author information Abstract Surgical interventions for spinal metastasis are commonly performed for mechanical stabilization, pain relief, preservation of neurological… Read More ›

Does clinical improvement of symptomatic degenerative lumbar disease impact obesity?

J Neurosurg Spine. 2017 Jun;26(6):705-708. doi: 10.3171/2016.11.SPINE16973. Epub 2017 Mar 31. Does clinical improvement of symptomatic degenerative lumbar disease impact obesity? Joseph JR1, Farooqui Z1, Smith BW1, Kahn EN1, Liu X1, La Marca F1, Park P1. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE Obesity and low-back pain associated with degenerative spondylosis or… Read More ›

Treatment of unstable thoracolumbar junction fractures: short-segment pedicle fixation with inclusion of the fracture level versus long-segment instrumentation.

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2016 Oct;158(10):1883-9. doi: 10.1007/s00701-016-2907-0. Epub 2016 Aug 19. Treatment of unstable thoracolumbar junction fractures: short-segment pedicle fixation with inclusion of the fracture level versus long-segment instrumentation. Dobran M1, Nasi D2, Brunozzi D1, di Somma L1, Gladi M1, Iacoangeli M1, Scerrati M1. Author information Abstract… Read More ›

Post-operative bracing after pedicle screw fixation for thoracolumbar burst fractures: A cost-effectiveness study.

J Clin Neurosci. 2017 Aug 8. pii: S0967-5868(17)30816-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2017.07.038. [Epub ahead of print] Post-operative bracing after pedicle screw fixation for thoracolumbar burst fractures: A cost-effectiveness study. Piazza M1, Sinha S2, Agarwal P2, Mallela A2, Nayak N2, Schuster J2, Stein S2. Author information Abstract PURPOSE: While frequently… Read More ›

Stereotactic Radiosurgery: The Revolutionary Advance in the Treatment of Spine Metastases 

Stereotactic Radiosurgery: The Revolutionary Advance in the Treatment of Spine Metastases  Adam M. Robin, MD Yoshiya Yamada, MD, FRCPCLily A. McLaughlin, BS Adam Schmitt, MD Daniel Higginson, MDEric Lis, MD Mark H. Bilsky, MD Neurosurgery, Volume 64, Issue CN_suppl_1, 1 September 2017, Pages 59–65, https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyx222… Read More ›