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LES RESEARCH

Risk of Progression in De Novo Low-Magnitude Degenerative Lumbar Curves: Natural History and Literature Review

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Furey C, Bohlman HH. Interested medical professionals can read through the full paper, also published in the American Journal of Orthopedics, here. ABSTRACT Natural history studies have focused on risk for progression in lumbar curves of more than 30 degrees, while smaller curves have little data for guiding treatment. We studied curve progression in …

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The Mandibular Angle as a Landmark for Identification of Cervical Spinal Level

Scientific Paper Auerbach JD1, Weidner Z, Pill SG, Mehta S, Chin KR. Interested medical professionals can read the full paper, as published in Spine, here. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective radiographic review. OBJECTIVE To determine the utility of the mandibular angle as a landmark for identification of cervical spinal level. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Improper localization of the skin incision during anterior …

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Myelographic Evaluation of Cervical Spondylosis: Patient Tolerance and Complications

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Eiszner JR, Huang JL, Huang JI, Roh JS, Bohlman HH. Interested medical professionals can read the full paper, as published in Clinical Spine Surgery, here. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective chart review of documented adverse events in 637 consecutive patients after computed tomogram myelography and follow-up interview of the most recent 100 of these patients. OBJECTIVE This study assessed …

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Success of Lumbar Microdiscectomy in Patients with Modic Changes and Low-Back Pain: a Prospective Pilot Study

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Tomlinson DT, Auerbach JD, Shatsky JB, Deirmengian CA. Interested medical professionals can read through the full paper, as published in Clinical Spine Surgery, here. STUDY DESIGN Prospective case controlled. OBJECTIVE To determine the outcome after microdiscectomy in patients with disc herniation, concordant sciatica, and low-back pain with Modic I and II degenerative changes compared with similar patients …

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The Prevalence of Indications and Contraindications to Cervical Total Disc Replacement

Scientific Paper Auerbach JD1, Jones KJ, Fras CI, Balderston JR, Rushton SA, Chin KR. Interested medical professionals can read through the full paper, as published in the Spine Journal, here. BACKGROUND CONTEXT Although the prevalence of indications and contraindications to lumbar total disc replacement (TDR) has been evaluated, no study to date has quantified the potential candidacy for cervical disc replacement …

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Role of Plate Thickness as a Cause of Dysphagia After Anterior Cervical Fusion

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Eiszner JR, Adams SB Jr. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Interested medical professionals can read the full paper, as published in Spine, here. STUDY DESIGN Prospective radiographic analysis with clinical correlates. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether patients with cervical plates protruding off the vertebral body more prominently than pre-existing osteophytes had …

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