What's New in Spine Surgery
- Cervical motion segment replacement. Bryan, Vincent E. // European Spine Journal;Oct2002 Supplement 2, Vol. 11, pS92
When symptoms bring to light a cervical spine degenerative disc process that requires surgical intervention, a symptom relieving procedure such as decompression, followed by functional restoration, arthroplasty, offers the benefit of prophylaxis of accelerated spondylosis at the operated level....
- What's New in Spine Surgery. Zigler, Jack E.; Boden, Scott D.; Bridwell, Keith H.; Vaccaro, Alexander R. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2003, Vol. 85-A Issue 8, p1626
Focuses on issues related to spine surgery. Information on the treatment of cervical spine; Surgical treatment of lumbar spine; Techniques in the treatment of spinal deformity.
- Remodeling of adjacent spinal alignments following cervical arthroplasty and anterior discectomy and fusion. Park, Sung; Jahng, Tae-Ahn; Chung, Chun // European Spine Journal;Feb2012, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p322
Objective: To evaluate the effects of cervical artificial disc replacement (ADR) and anterior discectomy and fusion (ACDF) on adjacent spinal alignments. Methods: The cohort consisted of 33 patients who undergone single-level cervical ADR (15 patients) and ACDF (18 patients) for radiculopathy,...
- Response to 'History of cervical spine surgery: from nihilism to advanced reconstructive surgery'. Maas, A I R // Spinal Cord;Apr2014, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p340
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "History of Cervical Spine Surgery: From Nihilism to Advanced Reconstructive Surgery" by J. Silver, which appeared in a previous issue of the journal.
- Os odontoideum with bipartite atlas and segmental instability: a case report. Osti, Michael; Philipp, Helmut; Meusburger, Berthold; Benedetto, Karl-Peter // European Spine Journal;Oct2006 Supplement 5, Vol. 15, p564
We report on the case of a 15-year-old adolescent who presented with a transient paraplegia and hyposensibility of the upper extremities after sustaining a minor hyperflexion trauma to the cervical spine. Neuroimaging studies revealed atlantoaxial dislocation and ventral compression of the...
- Biotribological evaluation of artificial disc arthroplasty devices: influence of loading and kinematic patterns during in vitro wear simulation. Grupp, Thomas M.; Yue, James J.; Garcia Jr., Rolando; Basson, Janet; Schwiesau, Jens; Fritz, Bernhard; Blömer, Wilhelm // European Spine Journal;Feb2009, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p98
Wear simulation is an essential pre-clinical method to predict the mid- and long-term clinical wear behavior of newly introduced devices for total disc arthroplasty. The main requirement of a suitable method for spinal wear simulation has to be the ability to distinguish between design concepts...
- XXXV Italian Spine Society National Congress Ergife Palace Hotel, Rome, Italy May, 17th-19th 2012 ABSTRACTS. // European Spine Journal;Apr2012, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p754
The article presents abstracts on medical topics which include percutaneous cervical spondylodesis, cervical arthroplasty and an analysis of case study related to cervical prosthesis and mobility of cervical spine.
- The future of cervical spine surgery may focus on motion preservation. Brockenbrough, Gina // Orthopedics Today;Feb2009, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p57
This article looks at the future of dynamics in cervical spine surgery and challenges in this area.
- PERSPECTIVE. Heller, John // Orthopedics Today;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p42
The author considers the findings of a study that there is no significant clinical difference in the overall success rate between patients who underwent single- and multilevel cervical disc replacement.