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A New Possible Standard in Evaluating Lower Extremity Motor Weakness

Parrish JM, Jenkins NW, Singh K

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):285-287.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040072.036
Does the Rise of Objective Measure of Functional Impairment Mean the Fall of PROMs?


  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):283-284.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040112.056
The Bull or the Horn – What Are Outcomes Data?

Harrop J

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):281-282.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040106.053
Impact of Spinal Navigation on the Oblique Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Park P

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):268-269.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040518.059
Opioids and Spinal Cord Stimulators: Pre- and Postoperative Opioid Use Patterns and Predictors of Prolonged Postoperative Opioid Use

Labaran L, Aryee JN, Bell J, Jain N, Puvanesarajah V, Raad M, Jain A, Carmouche , Hassanzadeh H

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):246-253.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1938308.154
Objective: The aim of the study was to compare trends and differences in preoperative and prolonged postoperative opioid use following spinal cord stimulator (SCS) implantation and to determine factors associated...
Less Opioid Consumption With Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF): A Comparison to Standard Minimally-Invasive TLIF

Chang HK, Huang M, Wu JC, Huang WC, Wang MY

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):228-236.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1938422.211
Objective: The concept of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) is relatively new to the neurosurgical field. The introduction of an ERAS protocol in lumbar fusion surgery has aimed to accelerate...
Image-Based Markers Predict Dynamic Instability in Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

III WS, Orías AAE, Shifflett , Lee JY, Siemionow , Gandhi S, Fogg L, Samartzis , Inoue N, An HS

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):221-227.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1938440.220
Objective: To identify possible radiographic predictors markers of dynamic instability including disc height (DH), disc degeneration, and spondylosis in the setting of degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS). Methods: A retrospective review with prospectively...
The Influence of Mechanic Factors in Disc Degeneration Disease as a Determinant for Surgical Indication

Otluoğlu G, Konya D, Toktas ZO

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):215-220.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040044.022
Objective: Low back pain is the most common reason for physician visit in Western population. It’s one of the factors that affect health-related quality of life. Intervertebral disc degeneration is...
Surgical Timing in Lumbar Disc Herniation Surgery

Kim CH

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):213-214.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040068.034
Timing of Surgery in Tubular Microdiscectomy for Lumbar Disc Herniation and Its Effect on Functional Impairment Outcomes

Siccoli A, Wispelaere MPd, Schröder M, Staartjes

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):204-212.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1938448.224
Objective: While it has been established that surgery for lumbar disc herniation, excluding emergent indications, should only be performed after weeks of conservative treatment, it has also been established that...
The Impact of Modic Changes on Preoperative Symptoms and Clinical Outcomes in Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Patients

Baker JD, Harada GK, Tao Y, Louie PK, Basques BA, Galbusera , Niemeyer F, Wilke HJ, An HS, Samartzis

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):190-203.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040062.031
Objective: To assess the impact of Modic changes (MC) on preoperative symptoms, and postoperative outcomes in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) patients. Methods: We performed a retrospective study of prospectively...
Effect of the Presence and Type of Plate Augmentation on Postoperative Dysphagia Among Adult Patients Undergoing Elective Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for Spondylosis: A Randomized Trial

O’Donohoe , Mililli L, Magee A, Thien C, Wang YY

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):174-183.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1938446.223
Objective: To determine the effect of anterior plating on postoperative dysphagia (POD) among adult patients undergoing elective anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) for cervical spondylosis and determine the potential...
Commentary on “Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: A 7-Letter Coding System That Supports Decision-Making for the Surgical Approach”

Hausmann O

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):172-173.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040100.050
The Advent of Smartphone Applications in Spine Surgery: Bringing the Field to the 21st Century

Park DY

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):143-145.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040066.033
Smartphone-Based Self-Assessment of Objective Functional Impairment (6-Minute Walking Test) in Patients Undergoing Epidural Steroid Injection

Zeitlberger AM, Sosnova M, Ziga M, Steinsiepe V, Gautschi O, Stienen MN, Maldaner N

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):136-142.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040022.011
Epidural steroid injection (ESI) represents a popular treatment option in patients with lumbar degenerative disc disease (DDD). The main objective of the article was to determine whether the 6-minute walking...
Polyetheretherketone Versus Titanium Cages for Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Meta-Analysis and Review of the Literature

Massaad E, Fatima N, Kiapour A, Hadzipasic M, Shankar GM, Shin JH

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):125-135.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040058.029
Objective: Lumbar fusion with implantation of interbody cage is a common procedure for treatment of lumbar degenerative disease. This study aims to compare the fusion and subsidence rates of titanium...
The Future of Spine Surgery in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Telerobotic Spine Surgery

Cho YE

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):123-124.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.19227edi.001
Remote Robotic Spine Surgery

Adler JR

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):121-122.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040088.044
Telerobotic Spinal Surgery Based on 5G Network: The First 12 Cases

Tian W, Fan M, Zeng C, Liu Y, He D, Zhang Q

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):114-120.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1938454.227
Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy and feasibility of 5th generation wireless systems (5G) telerobotic spinal surgery in our first 12 cases. Methods: A total of...
Commentary on “Biomaterials in Spinal Implants: A Review”

Meisel HJ, Agarwal N

  • Neurospine.
  • 2020 Mar;17(1):111-113.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.2040126.063

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