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Neurosurgery Archives

1. De la Garza-Ramos R, Bydon A. Erratum: Long-term clinical outcomes following 3- and 4-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 Apr 8 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: anterior cervical discectomy and fusion; 3-level; 4-level; multilevel; outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27058501

2. De Silva T, Lo SL, Aygun N, Aghion DM, Boah A, Petteys R, Uneri A, Ketcha MD, Yi T, Vogt S, Kleinszig G, Wei W, Weiten M, Ye X, Bydon A, Sciubba DM, Witham TF, Wolinsky JP, Swiedersen JH. Utility of the LevelCheck algorithm for decision support in vertebral localization. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Mar 30 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: spinal fusion; vertebral localization; LevelCheck; patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27035579

1. Abt NB, De la Garza-Ramos R, Olorundare IO, McCutcheon BA, Bydon A, Fogelson J, Nassr A, Bydon M. Thirty day postoperative outcomes following anterior lumbar interbody fusion using the national surgical quality improvement program database. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016 Feb 23;143:126-131.
Key words: anterior lumbar interbody fusion; NSQIP; surgical outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26937864

2. Bydon M, Lin JA, De la Garza-Ramos R, Macki M, Kosztowski T, Sciubba DM, Wolinsky JP, Witham TF, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon A. Time to Surgery and Outcomes in Cauda Equina Syndrome: An Analysis of 45 Cases. World Neurosurg. 2016 Mar; 87:110-5.
Key words: cauda equina syndrome; time to surgery; outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26724637

3. De la Garza-Ramos R, Jain A, Kebaish KM, Bydon A, Passias PG, Sciubba DM. Inpatient morbidity and mortality after adult spinal deformity surgery in teaching versus nonteaching hospitals. J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 Mar 4:1-6.
Key words: adult spinal deformity; nationwide inpatient sample; teaching hospital
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26943252

4. De la Garza-Ramos R, Xu R, Ramhmdani S, Kosztowski T, Bydon M, Sciubba DM, Wolinsky JP, Witham TF, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon A. Long-term clinical outcomes following 3- and 4-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 Feb 19:1-7.
Key words: anterior cervical discectomy and fusion; 3-level; 4-level; fusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26895527

5. Elder BD, Sankey EW, Goodwin CR, Kosztowski TA, Lo SF, Bydon A, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan ZL, Witham TF, Sciubba DM. Surgical outcomes in patients with high instability neoplasm score secondary to spinal giant cell tumors. Global Spine J. 2016 Feb;6(1):21-8
Key words: giant cell tumor; spinal instability neoplasm score; outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26835198

6. Goodwin CR, Sankey EW, Liu A, Abu-Bonsrah N, Elder BD, Rhee J, Kosztowski T, Bydon A, Witham TF, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan ZL, Sciubba DM. Primary lesion location influences postoperative survival in patients with metastatic colorectal spinal lesions. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Mar;25:84-9
Key words: spinal metastasis; colorectal cancer; survival; primary lesion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26777084

7. Macki M, Syeda S, Kerezoudis P, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon A, Bydon M. Preoperative motor strength and time to surgery are the most important predictors of improvement in foot drop due to degenerative lumbar disease. J Neurol Sci. 2016 Feb 15;361:133-6.
Key words: foot drop; outcomes; preoperative strength; lumbar spine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2681053

1. Macki M, Alam R, Kerezoudis P, Gokaslan Z, Bydon A, Bydon M. Manual muscle test at C5 palsy onset predicts the likelihood of and time to C5 palsy resolution. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Oct 23. pii: S0967-5868(15)00474-9.
Key words: cervical fusion; c5 palsy; outcomes; spine surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26602799

1. Elder BD, Sankey EW, Theodros D, Bydon M, Rory Goodwin C, Lo SF, Kosztowski TA, Belzberg AJ, Wolinsky JP, Sciubba DM, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon A, Witham TF. Successful anterior fusion following posterior cervical fusion for revision of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion pseudarthrosis. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Oct 16. pii: S0967-5868(15)00450-6.
Key words: Adjacent segment disease; Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion; Myelopathy; Neck pain; Posterior cervical fusion; Pseudarthrosis; Radiculopathy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26482460

1. De la Garza-Ramos R, Kerezoudis P, Sciubba DM, Bydon A, Witham T, Bydon M. The effect of preoperative diagnosis on the incidence of adjacent segment disease after lumbar fusion. J Neurosurg Sci. 2015 Sep 23 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: adjacent segment disease; lumbar fusion; preoperative diagnosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26397816

2. Goodwin CR, Desai A, Khattab M, Elder BD, Bydon A, Wolinsky JP. Cervical fusion for absent pedicle syndrome presenting with myelopathy. World Neurosurg. 2015 Sep 16. pii: S1878-8750(15)01180-8.
Key words: absent pedicle syndrome; cervical fusion; myelopathy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26386456

3. Goodwin CR, Khattab MH, Sankey EW, Elder BD, Kosztowski TA, Sarabia-Estrada R, Bydon A, Witham TF, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan ZL, Sciubba DM. Factors associated with life expectancy in patients with metastatic spine disease from adenocarcinoma of the lung. Global Spine J. 2015 Oct;5(5):417-24.
Key words: spinal metastases; lung adenocarcinoma; survival; life expectancy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26430597

1. Bydon M, Macki M, De la Garza-Ramos R, McGovern K, Sciubba DM, Wolinsky JP, Witham TF, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon A.Incidence of adjacent segment disease requiring reoperation after lumbar laminectomy without fusion: A study of 398 patients. Neurosurgery. 2015 Sep 4 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: adjacent segment disease; laminectomy; lumbar spine; reoperation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26348008

2. Liu A, Sankey EW, Godwin CR, Kosztowski TA, Elder BD, Bydon A, Witham TF, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan ZL, Sciubba DM.Postoperative survival and functional outcomes for patients with metastatic gynecological cancer to the spine: case series and review of the literature. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Sept 11:1-14.
Key words: spinal metastases; gynecological cancer; survival; outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26360144

3. Macki M, Bydon M, Weingart R, Sciubba DM, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon A, Witham TF. Posterolateral fusion with interbody for lumbar spondylolisthesis is associated with less repeat surgery than posterolateral fusion alone. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2015 Aug 20:138:117-23.
Key words: spondylolisthesis; posterolateral fusion; interbody fusion; reoperation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26318363

1. Bydon M, Abt NB, De la Garza-Ramos R, Olorundare IO, McGovern K, Sciubba DM, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon A. Impact of age on short-term outcomes after lumbar fusion: an analysis of 1395 patients stratified by decade cohorts. Neurosurgery. 2015 Sep;77(3):347-54.
Key words: lumbar fusion; age; outcomes; complications
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26200912

2. Goodwin CR, Abu-Bonsrah N, Kosztowski T, Bydon A, Sciubba DM. Thoracic pneumorachis. Spine J. 2015 Jul 24. pii: S1529-9430(15)01153-5.
Key words: pneumorachis; thoracic spine; vertebral fracture
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26215501

3. Puvanesarajah V, Lo SL, Aygun N, Liaw JA, Jusue-Torres I, Lina IA, Hadelsberg U, Elder BD, Bydon A, Bettegowda C, Sciubba DM, Wolinsky JP, Rigamonti D, Kleinberg LR, Gokaslan ZL, Witham TF, Redmond KJ, Lim M. Prognostic factors associated with pain palliation after spine stereotactic body radiation therapy. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Jul 31:1-10.
Key words: stereotactic body radiation therapy; oncology; pain palliation; radiotherapy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26230422

4. Wang JY, Molenda J, Bydon A, Colby GP, Coon AL, Tamargo RJ, Huang J. Natural history and treatment of craniocervical junction dural arteriovenous fistulas. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Jul 17. pii: S0967-5868(15)00270-2.
Key words: arteriovenous fistula; spinal vascular malformation; subarachnoid hemorrhage
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26195333



07/15

1. Bydon M, Macki M, Qadi M, De la Garza-Ramos R, Kosztowski TA, Sciubba DM, Wolinsky JP, Witham TF, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon A. Regression of an atlantoaxial rheumatoid pannus following posterior instrumented fusion. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2015 Jun 18;137:28-33.
Key words: rheumatoid arthritis; rheumatoid pannus; atlantoaxial pannus; cervical spine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26125675

1. Bydon M, Macki M, Abt NB, Sciubba DM, Wolinsky JP, Witham TF, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon A. Clinical and surgical outcomes after lumbar laminectomy: An analysis of 500 patients. Surg Neurol Int. 2015 May 7;6(Suppl 4):S190-3.
Key words: laminectomy; outcomes; spine surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26005583

1. De la Garza-Ramos R, Bydon M, Macki M, Abt NB, Rhee J, Gokaslan Z, Bydon A. Instrumented fusion in the setting of primary spinal infection. J Neurosurg Sci. 2015 Apr 15 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: spine infection; osteomyelitis; fusion; instrumentation; spondylodiscitis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25875732

1. Kim JE, Pang J, Christensen JM, Coon D, Zadnik PL, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon A, Sciubba DM, Witham TF, Redett RJ, Sacks JM. Soft tissue reconstruction after total en bloc sacrectomy. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Mar 27:1-11.
Key words: sacrectomy; total en bloc; reconstruction; soft tissue
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25815806

2. Petteys RJ, Spitz SM, Rhe J, Rory Goodwin C, Zadnik PL, Sarabia-Estrada R, Groves ML, Bydon A, Witham TF, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan ZL, Sciubba DM. Tokuhashi score is predictive of survival in a cohort of patients undergoing surgery for renal cell carcinoma spinal metastases. Eur Spine J. 2015 Mar 13 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: spine surgery; spinal metastases; survival; renal cell carcinoma
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25772089

1. Lo SF, Otake Y, Puvanesarajah V, Wang AS, Uneri A, De Silva T, Vogt S, Kleinszig G, Elder BD, Goodwin CR, Kosztowski TA, Liauw JA, Groves M, Bydon A, Sciubba DM, Witham TF, Wolinsky JP, Aygun N, Gokaslan ZL, Siewerdsen JH. Automatic localization of target vertebrae in spine surgery: clinical evaluation of the LevelCheck registration algorithm. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Feb 2 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: spine surgery; spinal level; wrong level; levelcheck
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25646750

1. Bydon M, Abt NB, De la Garza-Ramos R, Macki M, Witham TF, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon A, Huang J. Impact of resident participation on morbidity and mortality in neurosurgical procedures: an analysis of 16,098 patients. J Neurosurg. 2015 Jan 9;1-7.
Key words: neurosurgery; resident; nsqip; outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/25574567

2. Bydon M, De la Garza-Ramos R, Abt NB, Macki M, Sciubba DM, Wolinsky JP, Bydon A, Gokslan ZL, Witham TF. Durotomy is associated with pseudoarthrosis following lumbar fusion. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Dec 17.
Key words: durotomy; csf; pseudoarthrosis; lumbar fusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25532509

3. Bydon M, Macki M, De la Garza-Ramos R, Sciubba DM, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan ZL, Witham TF, Bydon A. Smoking as an independent predictor of reoperation after lumbar laminectomy: a study of 500 cases. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Jan 2:1-6.
Key words: laminectomy; smoking; spine surgery; outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/25555058

4. Zadnik PL, Goodwin CR, Karami KJ, Mehta AI, Amin AG, Groves ML, Wolinsky JP, Witham TF, Bydon A, Gokaslan ZL, Sciubba DM. Outcomes following surgical intervention for impending and gross instability caused by multiple myeloma in the spinal column. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Jan 9:1-9.
Key words: multiple myeloma; spine tumor; instability; outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/25575166

1. Bydon M, Abt NB, Macki M, Brem H, Huang J, Bydon A, Tamargo RJ. Preoperative anemia increases postoperative morbidity in elective cranial neurosurgery. Surg Neuol Int. 2014 Oct 31;5:156.
Key words: neurosurgery; anemia; outcomes; complications; mortality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25422784

2. Bydon M, Macki M, Abt NB, Witham TF, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan ZL, Bdon A, Sciubba DM. The cost-effectiveness of interbody fusions versus posterolateral fusions in 137 patients with lumbar spondylolisthesis. Spine J. 2014 Oct 13 pii: S1529-9430(14)01565-4.
Key words: lumbar fusion; interbody fusion; cost effectiveness; spine surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25463402

3. Clarke MJ, Zadnik PL, Groves ML, Sciubba DM, Witham TF, Bydon A, Gokaslan ZL, Wolinsky JP. Fusion following lateral mass reconstruction in the cervical spine. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 Nov 28:1-12.
Key words: lateral mass; cervical spine; tumor; reconstruction; fusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25431961

4. De la Garza-Ramos R, Bydon M, Abt N, Sciubba DM, Wolinsky JP, Bydon A, Gokaslan ZL, Rabin B, Witham TF. The impact of obesity on short- and long-term outcomes following lumbar fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Oct 22 [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: lumbar fusion; obesity; outcomes; spine surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25341984

5. Santiago-Dieppa DR, Hwang LS, Bydon A, Gokaslan ZL, McCarthy EF, Witham TF. L4 and L5 spondylectomy for en bloc resection of giant cell tumor and review of the literature. Evid Based Spine Care J. 2014 Oct;5(2):151-7.
Key words: giant cell tumor; spine surgery; spondylectomy; en bloc
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25364329

1. Bydon M, Lin JA, De la Garza-Ramos R, Sciubba DM, Wolinsky JP, Witham TF, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon, A. The role of spinal fusion in the treatment of cervical synovial cysts: a series of 17 cases and meta-analysis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 Sep 26;1-10.
Key words: cervical synovial cyst; fusion; decompression; cervical spine; outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25259554

2. Xu R, Bydon M, Macki M, Belkoff SM, Langdale ER, McGovern K, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan, ZL, Bydon A. Biomechanical impact of C2 pedicle screw length in an atlantoaxial fusion construct. Surg Neurol Int. 2014 Aug 28;5(Suppl 7):S343-6.
Key words: C2 screw; pedicle screw; biomechanics; cervical spine; fusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25289157

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