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2019

Investigational growth factors utilized in animal models of spinal fusion: Systematic review

Cottrill, E., Ahmed, A. K., Lessing, N., Pennington, Z., Ishida, W., Perdomo-Pantoja, A., Lo, S. F., Howell, E., Holmes, C., Rory Goodwin, C., Theodore, N., Sciubba, D. M. & Witham, T. F., Apr 1 2019, In : World Journal of Orthopaedics. 10, 4, p. 176-191 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
2016

rhBMP-2 protects against reoperation for pseudoarthrosis and/or instrumentation failure: A matched case-control study of 448 patients

Macki, M., Syeda, S., Kerezoudis, P., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F., Sciubba, D., Wolinsky, J. P., Bydon, M. & Gokaslan, Z., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 32, p. 99-103 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

SpineCloud: Image analytics for predictive modeling of spine surgery outcomes

De Silva, T., Vedula, S. S., Perdomo-Pantoja, A., Vijayan, R., Doerr, S. A., Uneri, A., Han, R., Ketcha, M. D., Skolasky, R. L., Caffo, B., Hager, G., Witham, T., Theodore, N. & Siewerdsen, J. H., 2020, Medical Imaging 2020: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. Fei, B. & Linte, C. A. (eds.). SPIE, 113151O. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 11315).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2016

Successful anterior fusion following posterior cervical fusion for revision of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion pseudarthrosis

Elder, B. D., Sankey, E. W., Theodros, D., Bydon, M., Rory Goodwin, C., Lo, S. F., Kosztowski, T. A., Belzberg, A. J., Wolinsky, J. P., Sciubba, D. M., Gokaslan, Z. L., Bydon, A. & Witham, T. F., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 24, p. 57-62 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Safety profile of lumbosacropelvic fixation in patients aged 60 years or older: Comparison between s2-alar-iliac screws and conventional iliac screws

Ishida, W., Ramhmdani, S., Casaos, J., Perdomo-Pantoja, A., Elder, B. D., Theodore, N., Gokaslan, Z. L., Wolinsky, J. P., Sciubba, D. M., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F. & Lo, S. F. L., May 1 2019, In : Clinical Spine Surgery. 32, 4, p. E200-E205

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Growth factor-eluting technologies for bone tissue engineering

Nyberg, E., Holmes, C., Witham, T. & Grayson, W. L., Apr 1 2016, In : Drug Delivery and Translational Research. 6, 2, p. 184-194 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Effects of Intraoperative Intrawound Antibiotic Administration on Spinal Fusion: A Comparison of Vancomycin and Tobramycin in a Rat Model

Ishida, W., Perdomo-Pantoja, A., Elder, B., Locke, J., Holmes, C., Witham, T. F. & Lo, S. F. L., Oct 2 2019, In : The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 101, 19, p. 1741-1749 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Utility of the level check algorithm for decision support in vertebral localization

De Silva, T., Lo, S. F. L., Aygun, N., Aghion, D. M., Boah, A., Petteys, R., Uneri, A., Ketcha, M. D., Yi, T., Vogt, S., Kleinszig, G., Wei, W., Weiten, M., Ye, X., Bydon, A., Sciubba, D. M., Witham, T. F., Wolinsky, J. P. & Siewerdsen, J. H., Oct 15 2016, In : Spine. 41, 20, p. E1249-E1256

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

The epidemiology of spinal tuberculosis in the United States: an analysis of 2002-2011 data

De la Garza Ramos, R., Goodwin, C. R., Abu-Bonsrah, N., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F., Wolinsky, J. P. & Sciubba, D., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 26, 4, p. 507-512 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Postoperative survival and functional outcomes for patients with metastatic gynecological cancer to the spine: case series and review of the literature

Liu, A., Sankey, E. W., Goodwin, C. R., Kosztowski, T. A., Elder, B. D., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F., Wolinsky, J. P., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Sciubba, D., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 24, 1, p. 131-144 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibrin Sealants, Platelet Gels, and Spinal Fusion

Elder, B. D. & Witham, T. F., Nov 1 2016, In : World Neurosurgery. 95, p. 613 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2020
2016

S2-Alar-Iliac Screws are Associated with Lower Rate of Symptomatic Screw Prominence than Iliac Screws: Radiographic Analysis of Minimal Distance from Screw Head to Skin

Ishida, W., Elder, B. D., Holmes, C., Goodwin, C. R., Lo, S., Kosztowski, T. A., Bydon, A., Gokaslan, Z. L., Wolinsky, J. P., Sciubba, D. & Witham, T. F., Sep 1 2016, In : World Neurosurgery. 93, p. 253-260 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

Scoring System to Triage Patients for Spine Surgery in the Setting of Limited Resources: Application to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic and Beyond

Sciubba, D. M., Ehresman, J., Pennington, Z., Lubelski, D., Feghali, J., Bydon, A., Chou, D., Elder, B. D., Elsamadicy, A. A., Goodwin, C. R., Goodwin, M. L., Harrop, J., Klineberg, E. O., Laufer, I., Lo, S. F. L., Neuman, B. J., Passias, P. G., Protopsaltis, T., Shin, J. H., Theodore, N. & 2 others, Witham, T. F. & Benzel, E. C., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : World neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2016

Management of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage During Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion and Its Effect on Spinal Fusion

Elder, B. D., Theodros, D., Sankey, E. W., Bydon, M., Goodwin, C. R., Wolinsky, J. P., Sciubba, D. M., Gokaslan, Z. L., Bydon, A. & Witham, T. F., May 1 2016, In : World neurosurgery. 89, p. 636-640 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Readmissions After Surgical Resection of Metastatic Tumors of the Spine at a Single Institution

Abu-Bonsrah, N., Goodwin, C. R., De la Garza-Ramos, R., Sankey, E. W., Liu, A., Kosztowski, T., Elder, B. D., Bettegowda, C., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F., Wolinsky, J. P., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Sciubba, D., Dec 20 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

Prediction calculator for nonroutine discharge and length of stay after spine surgery

Lubelski, D., Ehresman, J., Feghali, J., Tanenbaum, J., Bydon, A., Theodore, N., Witham, T. & Sciubba, D. M., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Spine Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vertebral Bone Quality Score and Postoperative Lumbar Lordosis Associated with Need for Reoperation After Lumbar Fusion

Ehresman, J., Ahmed, A. K., Lubelski, D., Schilling, A., Pennington, Z., Cottrill, E., McCracken, J., Khan, M., Witham, T. & Sciubba, D. M., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : World neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Incidence of Adjacent Segment Disease Requiring Reoperation After Lumbar Laminectomy Without Fusion: A Study of 398 Patients

Bydon, M., Macki, M., De la Garza-Ramos, R., McGovern, K., Sciubba, D., Wolinsky, J. P., Witham, T. F., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Bydon, A., Feb 1 2016, In : Neurosurgery. 78, 2, p. 192-199 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Propionibacterium acnes biofilm is present in intervertebral discs of patients undergoing microdiscectomy

Capoor, M. N., Ruzicka, F., Schmitz, J. E., James, G. A., Machackova, T., Jancalek, R., Smrcka, M., Lipina, R., Ahmed, F. S., Alamin, T. F., Anand, N., Baird, J. C., Bhatia, N., Demir-Deviren, S., Eastlack, R. K., Fisher, S., Garfin, S. R., Gogia, J. S., Gokaslan, Z. L., Kuo, C. C. & 15 others, Lee, Y. P., Mavrommatis, K., Michu, E., Noskova, H., Raz, A., Sana, J., Shamie, A. N., Stewart, P. S., Stonemetz, J. L., Wang, J. C., Witham, T. F., Coscia, M. F., Birkenmaier, C., Fischetti, V. A. & Slaby, O., Mar 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 4, e0174518.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comparison Between S2-Alar-Iliac Screw Fixation and Iliac Screw Fixation in Adult Deformity Surgery: Reoperation Rates and Spinopelvic Parameters

Ishida, W., Elder, B. D., Holmes, C., Lo, S., Goodwin, C. R., Kosztowski, T. A., Bydon, A., Gokaslan, Z. L., Wolinsky, J. P., Sciubba, D. & Witham, T. F., Oct 1 2017, In : Global Spine Journal. 7, 7, p. 672-680 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Clinical outcomes following sublaminar decompression and instrumented fusion for lumbar degenerative spinal pathology

Peddada, K., Elder, B. D., Ishida, W., Lo, S., Goodwin, C. R., Boah, A. O. & Witham, T. F., Jan 28 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

A mouse model for the study of transplanted bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell survival and proliferation in lumbar spinal fusion

Lina, I. A., Ishida, W., Liauw, J. A., Lo, S. F. L., Elder, B., Perdomo-Pantoja, A., Theodros, D., Witham, T. F. & Holmes, C., Apr 1 2019, In : European Spine Journal. 28, 4, p. 710-718 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

Spinal cord float back is not an independent predictor of postoperative C5 palsy in patients undergoing posterior cervical decompression

Pennington, Z., Lubelski, D., Westbroek, E. M., Cottrill, E., Ehresman, J., Goodwin, M., Lo, S. F., Witham, T. F., Theodore, N., Bydon, A. & Sciubba, D. M., Feb 2020, In : Spine Journal. 20, 2, p. 266-275 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The effect of renin-angiotensin system blockers on spinal cord dysfunction and imaging features of spinal cord compression in patients with symptomatic cervical spondylosis

Perdomo-Pantoja, A., Chara, A., Kalb, S., Casaos, J., Ahmed, A. K., Pennington, Z., Cottrill, E., Shah, S., Jiang, B., Manbachi, A., Zygourakis, C., Witham, T. F. & Theodore, N., Apr 2020, In : Spine Journal. 20, 4, p. 519-529 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Spinal cord transection with a kitchen knife with minimal neurological injury

Elder, B. D., Ishida, W. & Witham, T. F., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Spine Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rapid resolution of large spontaneous thoracic epidural hematoma without surgical intervention

Elder, B. D., Ishida, W., Iyer, R. & Witham, T. F., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Spine Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Accuracy of Current Techniques for Placement of Pedicle Screws in the Spine: A Comprehensive Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 51,161 Screws

Perdomo-Pantoja, A., Ishida, W., Zygourakis, C., Holmes, C., Iyer, R. R., Cottrill, E., Theodore, N., Witham, T. F. & Lo, S. F. L., Jan 1 2019, In : World neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2016

Clinical, surgical, and molecular prognostic factors for survival after spinal sarcoma resection

Sciubba, D., de la Garza Ramos, R., Goodwin, C. R., Abu-Bonsrah, N., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F., Bettegowda, C., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Wolinsky, J. P., 2016, In : Neurosurgical Focus. 41, 2, E9.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Augmented reality-assisted pedicle screw insertion: A cadaveric proof-of-concept study

Molina, C. A., Theodore, N., Karim Ahmed, A., Westbroek, E. M., Mirovsky, Y., Harel, R., Orru, E., Khan, M., Witham, T. & Sciubba, D. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 31, 1, p. 139-146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Factors associated with improved survival following surgery for renal cell carcinoma spinal metastases

Petteys, R. J., Spitz, S. M., Goodwin, C. R., Abu-Bonsrah, N., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F., Wolinsky, J. P., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Sciubba, D., 2016, In : Neurosurgical Focus. 41, 2, E13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Bone graft options for spinal fusion following resection of spinal column tumors: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Elder, B. D., Ishida, W., Rory Goodwin, C., Bydon, A., Gokaslan, Z. L., Sciubba, D., Wolinsky, J. P. & Witham, T. F., 2017, In : Neurosurgical Focus. 42, 1, E16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

Time to recovery predicted by the severity of postoperative C5 palsy

Pennington, Z., Lubelski, D., Westbroek, E. M., Ahmed, A. K., Ehresman, J., Goodwin, M. L., Lo, S. F., Witham, T. F., Bydon, A., Theodore, N. & Sciubba, D. M., 2020, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 32, 2, p. 191-199 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Prognostic Value of Preoperative Nurick Grade and Time with Symptoms in Patients with Cervical Myelopathy and Gait Impairment

De la Garza-Ramos, R., Ramhmdani, S., Kosztowski, T., Xu, R., Yassari, R., Witham, T. F. & Bydon, A., Sep 1 2017, In : World Neurosurgery. 105, p. 314-320 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comment

Witham, T., Jul 1 2017, In : Neurosurgery. 81, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2020

SpineCloud: Image analytics for predictive modeling of spine surgery outcomes

De Silva, T., Vedula, S. S., Perdomo-Pantoja, A., Vijayan, R., Doerr, S. A., Uneri, A., Han, R., Ketcha, M. D., Skolasky, R., Witham, T., Theodore, N., Siewerdsen, J. H., Siewerdsen, J. H. & Siewerdsen, J. H., May 1 2020, In : Journal of Medical Imaging. 7, 3, 031502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Low Back Pain and Spondylosis

Elder, B. D. & Witham, T. F., Oct 1 2016, In : Seminars in Neurology. 36, 5, p. 456-461 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

Letter to the Editor “Changes to Neurosurgery Resident Education Since Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Pennington, Z., Lubelski, D., Khalafallah, A. M., Ehresman, J., Sciubba, D. M., Witham, T. F. & Huang, J., Jul 2020, In : World neurosurgery. 139, p. 734-740 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2016

Variables Affecting Fusion Rates in the Rat Posterolateral Spinal Fusion Model with Autogenic/Allogenic Bone Grafts: A Meta-analysis

Ishida, W., Elder, B. D., Holmes, C., Lo, S. & Witham, T. F., Jul 29 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Biomedical Engineering. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A systematic review of the use of expandable cages in the cervical spine

Elder, B. D., Lo, S. F., Kosztowski, T. A., Goodwin, C. R., Lina, I. A., Locke, J. E. & Witham, T. F., Jan 1 2016, In : Neurosurgical Review. 39, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2020

The effect of bioactive glasses on spinal fusion: A cross-disciplinary systematic review and meta-analysis of the preclinical and clinical data

Cottrill, E., Pennington, Z., Lankipalle, N., Ehresman, J., Valencia, C., Schilling, A., Feghali, J., Perdomo-Pantoja, A., Theodore, N., Sciubba, D. M. & Witham, T., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2016

Pneumocephalus leading to the diagnosis of cerebrospinal fluid leak and esophageal perforation after cervical spine surgery

Goodwin, C. R., Boone, C. E., Pendleton, J., Elder, B. D., Wei, Z., Hsu, W., Sciubba, D. M. & Witham, T. F., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 26, p. 141-142 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017
2016

Systematic Approach for Anterior Corpectomy through a Transthoracic Exposure

Puvanesarajah, V., Lina, I. A., Liauw, J. A., Lo, S. F. L., Elder, B. D., Wolinsky, J. P., Bydon, A., Sciubba, D. M., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Witham, T. F., Jan 1 2016, In : Turkish Neurosurgery. 26, 4, p. 646-652 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary lesion location influences postoperative survival in patients with metastatic colorectal spinal lesions

Goodwin, C. R., Sankey, E. W., Liu, A., Abu-Bonsrah, N., Elder, B. D., Rhee, J., Kosztowski, T., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F., Wolinsky, J. P., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Sciubba, D. M., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 25, p. 84-89 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Management of Osteoblastoma of the Spine: Case Series and Review of the Literature

Elder, B. D., Goodwin, C. R., Kosztowski, T. A., Lo, S. F. L., Bydon, A., Wolinsky, J. P., Jallo, G. I., Gokaslan, Z. L., Witham, T. F. & Sciubba, D. M., Jan 1 2016, In : Turkish Neurosurgery. 26, 4, p. 601-607 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Use of S2-Alar-Iliac Screws Associated with Less Complications than Iliac Screws in Adult Lumbosacropelvic Fixation

Elder, B. D., Ishida, W., Lo, S., Holmes, C., Goodwin, C. R., Kosztowski, T. A., Bydon, A., Gokaslan, Z. L., Wolinsky, J. P., Sciubba, D. & Witham, T. F., May 31 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Spine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Total en bloc spondylectomy for locally aggressive and primary malignant tumors of the lumbar spine

Sciubba, D., De la Garza Ramos, R., Goodwin, C. R., Xu, R., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Wolinsky, J. P., Dec 1 2016, In : European Spine Journal. 25, 12, p. 4080-4087 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Diagnostic and therapeutic values of intraoperative electrophysiological neuromonitoring during resection of intradural extramedullary spinal tumors: A single-center retrospective cohort and meta-analysis

Ishida, W., Casaos, J., Chandra, A., D’Sa, A., Ramhmdani, S., Perdomo-Pantoja, A., Theodore, N., Jallo, G., Gokaslan, Z. L., Wolinsky, J. P., Sciubba, D. M., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F. & Lo, S. F. L., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 30, 6, p. 839-849 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preoperative Clinical and Radiographic Variables Predict Postoperative C5 Palsy

Pennington, Z., Lubelski, D., D'Sa, A., Westbroek, E., Ahmed, A. K., Goodwin, M., Witham, T. F., Bydon, A., Theodore, N. & Sciubba, D., Jan 1 2019, In : World neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle