Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion With Exoscope: 2-Dimensional Operative Video

February 1, 2022

“Posterior cervical decompression and fusion is an effective strategy for correction of cervical spondylotic myelopathy.”

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Social risk factors predicting outcomes of cervical myelopathy surgery

January 22, 2022

“Combinations of certain social risk factors of race, sex, education, socioeconomic status (SES), insurance, education, employment, and one’s housing situation have been associated with poorer pain and disability outcomes after lumbar spine surgery.”

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High-impact chronic pain transition in surgical recipients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy

January 21, 2022

“High-impact chronic pain (HICP) is a recently proposed metric that indicates the presence of a severe and troubling pain-related condition.”

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Construct Validity and Item Response Theory Analysis of the PROMIS-29 v2.0 in Recipients of Lumbar Spine Surgery

December 15, 2021

“The aim of this study was to assess construct validity through hypothesis testing and to examine reliability and discrimination of the PROMIS-29 v2.0 using item response theory (IRT) analyses.”

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Classification of older adults who underwent lumbar-related surgery using pre-operative biopsychosocial predictors and relationships with surgical recovery: An observational study conducted in the United States

September 29, 2021

“Lumbar surgery is a commonly prescribed intervention for low back pain but poses higher risks and worse outcomes for older adults.”

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119. Indications conference for surgical decision-making in complex spine surgery: creating consensus when the stakes are high

September 1, 2021

“In complex spine surgery, indications and approaches are challenging and stakes are high.”

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True Differences in Poor Outcome Risks Between Revision and Primary Lumbar Spine Surgeries

July 17, 2021

“Previous studies have shown that the rates of complications associated with revision spine surgery are higher than those of primary spine surgery.”

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Discharge destination influences risks of readmission and complications after lumbar spine surgery in severely disabled patients

July 7, 2021

“For individuals with severe disability requiring spine surgery, appropriate discharge destination is a challenging and complex decision.”

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