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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

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

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

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

Comment

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

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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

Educational Program Rankings Are Independently Associated With Residents’ Academic Career Trajectory in Neurological Surgery

Khalafallah, A. M., Jimenez, A. E., Daniels, M., Bydon, A., Cohen, A. R., Tamargo, R. J., Witham, T., Huang, J., Brem, H. & Mukherjee, D., Sep 1 2020, In : Journal of surgical education. 77, 5, p. 1312-1320 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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

Iatrogenic Spondylolisthesis Following Open Lumbar Laminectomy: Case Series and Review of the Literature

Ramhmdani, S., Xia, Y., Xu, R., Kosztowski, T., Sciubba, D., Witham, T. F. & Bydon, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

Long-term clinical outcomes following 3- and 4-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion

De la Garza-Ramos, R., Xu, R., Ramhmdani, S., Kosztowski, T., Bydon, M., Sciubba, D., Wolinsky, J. P., Witham, T. F., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Bydon, A., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 24, 6, p. 885-891 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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

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

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., Jul 2020, In : Spine Journal. 20, 7, p. 1154-1158 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preresidency Publication Number Does Not Predict Academic Career Placement in Neurosurgery

Daniels, M., Garzon-Muvdi, T., Maxwell, R., Tamargo, R. J., Huang, J., Witham, T. F., Bettegowda, C. & Chaichana, K. L., May 1 2017, In : World Neurosurgery. 101, p. 350-356 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prevalence of propionibacterium acnes in intervertebral discs of patients undergoing lumbar microdiscectomy: A prospective cross-sectional study

Capoor, M. N., Ruzicka, F., Machackova, T., Jancalek, R., Smrcka, M., Schmitz, J. E., Hermanova, M., Sana, J., Michu, E., Baird, J. C., Ahmed, F. S., MacA, K., Lipina, R., Alamin, T. F., Coscia, M. F., Stonemetz, J. L., Witham, T., Ehrlich, G. D., Gokaslan, Z. L., Mavrommatis, K. & 3 others, Birkenmaier, C., Fischetti, V. A. & Slaby, O., Aug 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 8, e0161676.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Risk factors for wound-related reoperations in patients with metastatic spine tumor

Carl, H. M., Karim Ahmed, A., Abu-Bonsrah, N., De La Garza Ramos, R., Sankey, E. W., Pennington, Z., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F., Wolinsky, J. P., Gokaslan, Z. L., Sacks, J. M., Rory Goodwin, C. & Sciubba, D. M., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 28, 6, p. 663-668 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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., Aug 2020, In : World neurosurgery. 140, p. e373-e380

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

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

Synovial Cyst as a Marker for Lumbar Instability: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Ramhmdani, S., Ishida, W., Perdomo-Pantoja, A., Witham, T. F., Lo, S. & Bydon, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

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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., Aug 2020, In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 78, p. 34-46 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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

Cottrill, E., Pennington, Z., Ahmed, A. K., Lubelski, D., Goodwin, M., Perdomo-Pantoja, A., Westbroek, E. M., Theodore, N., Witham, T. & Sciubba, D., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 32, 1, p. 106-126 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

The effect of preoperative diagnosis on the incidence of adjacent segment disease after lumbar fusion

De La Garza-Ramos, R., Kerezoudis, P., Sciubba, D., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F. & Bydon, M., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences. 62, 1, p. 4-9 6 p.

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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.

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The Effect of Smoking Status on Successful Arthrodesis After Lumbar Instrumentation Supplemented with rhBMP-2

Macki, M., Syeda, S., Rajjoub, K. R., Kerezoudis, P., Bydon, A., Wolinsky, J. P., Witham, T. F., Sciubba, D., Bydon, M. & Gokaslan, Z., Jan 1 2017, In : World Neurosurgery. 97, p. 459-464 6 p.

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The Effects of High-Dose Parathyroid Hormone Treatment on Fusion Outcomes in a Rabbit Model of Posterolateral Lumbar Spinal Fusion Alone and in Combination with Bone Morphogenetic Protein 2 Treatment

Holmes, C. A., Ishida, W., Elder, B. D., Lo, S., Chen, Y. A., Kim, E., Locke, J., Taylor, M. & Witham, T. F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

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The incidence of adjacent segment disease after lumbar discectomy: A study of 751 patients

Bydon, M., Macki, M., Kerezoudis, P., Sciubba, D., Wolinsky, J. P., Witham, T. F., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Bydon, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 35, p. 42-46 5 p.

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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.

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Time to Surgery and Outcomes in Cauda Equina Syndrome: An Analysis of 45 Cases

Bydon, M., Lin, J. A., De La Garza-Ramos, R., MacKi, M., Kosztowski, T., Sciubba, D. M., Wolinsky, J. P., Witham, T. F., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Bydon, A., Mar 1 2016, In : World neurosurgery. 87, p. 110-115 6 p.

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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.

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