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Analysis of Cervical Spine Injuries in Elderly Patients from 2001 to 2010 Using a Nationwide Database: Increasing Incidence, Overall Mortality, and Inpatient Hospital Charges

Asemota, A. O., Ahmed, A. K., Purvis, T. E., Passias, P. G., Goodwin, C. R. & Sciubba, D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Charges
Inpatients
Spine
Databases
Mortality

Analysis of Successful Versus Failed Radiographic Outcomes After Cervical Deformity Surgery

International Spine Study Group (ISSG), Jul 1 2018, In : Spine. 43, 13, p. E733-E781

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lordosis
Kyphosis
Reoperation
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals

Assessment of a Novel Adult Cervical Deformity Frailty Index as a Component of Preoperative Risk Stratification

International Spine Study Group, Jan 1 2018, In : World Neurosurgery. 109, p. e800-e806

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length of Stay
Incidence
Spine
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals

Association of Patient-Reported Narcotic Use With Short- and Long-Term Outcomes After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Multicenter Study of 425 Patients With 2-year Follow-up

International Spine Study Group, Oct 1 2018, In : Spine. 43, 19, p. 1340-1346 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Narcotics
Multicenter Studies
Length of Stay
Confidence Intervals
Intensive Care Units

Body mass index predicts risk of complications in lumbar spine surgery based on surgical invasiveness

Bono, O. J., Poorman, G. W., Foster, N., Jalai, C. M., Horn, S. R., Oren, J., Soroceanu, A., Ramachandran, S., Purvis, T. E., Jain, D., Vira, S., Diebo, B. G., Line, B., Sciubba, D., Protopsaltis, T. S., Buckland, A. J., Errico, T. J., Lafage, V., Bess, S. & Passias, P. G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Spine Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spine
Body Mass Index
Obesity
Comorbidity
Odds Ratio

Cervical Versus Thoracolumbar Spinal Deformities: A Comparison of Baseline Quality-of-Life Burden

ISSG, Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Spine Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Life
Propensity Score
Orthopedics
Comorbidity
Surveys and Questionnaires
Kyphosis
Therapeutics
Lordosis
Demography
Databases

Clinical Impact and Economic Burden of Hospital-Acquired Conditions Following Common Surgical Procedures

Horn, S. R., Liu, T. C., Horowitz, J. A., Oh, C., Bortz, C. A., Segreto, F. A., Vasquez-Montes, D., Steinmetz, L. M., Deflorimonte, C., Vira, S., Diebo, B. G., Neuman, B. J., Raad, M., Sciubba, D., Lafage, R., Lafage, V., Hassanzadeh, H. & Passias, P. G., Nov 15 2018, In : Spine. 43, 22, p. E1358-E1363

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iatrogenic Disease
Economics
Length of Stay
Spine
Costs and Cost Analysis

Clinically Significant Thromboembolic Disease in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Incidence and Risk Factors in 737 Patients

The International Spine Study Group (ISSG), May 1 2018, In : Global Spine Journal. 8, 3, p. 224-230 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incidence
Pulmonary Embolism
Venous Thrombosis
Osteoporosis
Mortality

Coflex interspinous implant placement leading to synovial cyst development: Case report

Ramhmdani, S., Comair, M., Molina, C. A., Sciubba, D. & Bydon, A., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 29, 3, p. 265-270 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synovial Cyst
Equipment and Supplies
Leg
Low Back Pain
Zygapophyseal Joint

Corrigendum to “Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord following nitrous oxide anesthesia: A systematic review of cases” [Clin. Neurol. Neurosurg. 173 (2018) 163–168]

Patel, K. K., Mejia Munne, J. C., Gunness, V. R. N., Hersey, D., Alshafai, N., Sciubba, D., Nasser, R., Gimbel, D., Cheng, J. & Nouri, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subacute Combined Degeneration
Nitrous Oxide
Spinal Cord
Anesthesia
corrigendum

Decreased rates of 30-day perioperative complications following ASD-corrective surgery: A modified Clavien analysis of 3300 patients from 2010 to 2014

Passias, P. G., Bortz, C. A., Pierce, K. E., Segreto, F. A., Horn, S. R., Vasquez-Montes, D., Lafage, V., Brown, A. E., Ihejirika, Y., Alas, H., Varlotta, C., Ge, D. H., Shepard, N., Oh, C., DelSole, E. M., Jankowski, P. P., Hockley, A., Diebo, B. G., Vira, S. N., Sciubba, D. & 3 othersRaad, M., Neuman, B. J. & Gerling, M. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comorbidity
Operative Time
Osteotomy
Patient Selection
Databases

Development of a validated computer-based preoperative predictive model for pseudarthrosis with 91% accuracy in 336 adult spinal deformity patients

the International Spine Study Group, Nov 1 2018, In : Neurosurgical focus. 45, 5, E11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pseudarthrosis
Demography
Area Under Curve
Comorbidity
Decision Trees

Drivers of Cervical Deformity Have a Strong Influence on Achieving Optimal Radiographic and Clinical Outcomes at 1 Year After Cervical Deformity Surgery

Passias, P. G., Bortz, C., Horn, S., Segreto, F., Poorman, G., Jalai, C., Daniels, A., Hamilton, D. K., Kim, H. J., Sciubba, D., Smith, J. S., Neuman, B. J., Shaffrey, C., Lafage, V., Lafage, R., Protopsaltis, T., Ames, C., Hart, R., Mundis, G. & Eastlack, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thorax
Quality of Life
Lordosis
Spine
Orthopedics

Dural Tears in Adult Deformity Surgery: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes

for the International Spine Study Group (ISSG), Feb 1 2018, In : Global Spine Journal. 8, 1, p. 25-31 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tears
Incidence
Decompression
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals

Epstein-Barr virus-associated smooth muscle tumor involving the spine of an HIV-infected patient: Case report and review of the literature

Ehresman, J. S., Ahmed, A. K., Palsgrove, D. N., Pennington, Z., Goodwin, C. R. & Sciubba, D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smooth Muscle Tumor
Human Herpesvirus 4
Spine
HIV
Surgical Pathology

External fixation and surgical fusion for pediatric cervical spine injuries: Short-term outcomes

Purvis, T. E., De la Garza-Ramos, R., Abu-Bonsrah, N., Goodwin, C. R., Groves, M., Ain, M. & Sciubba, D., May 1 2018, In : Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 168, p. 18-23 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spine
Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Length of Stay
Hospital Charges

External validation of the adult spinal deformity (ASD) frailty index (ASD-FI)

The European Spine Study Group & the International Spine Study Group, Mar 30 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : European Spine Journal. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length of Stay
Reoperation
Databases
Intraoperative Complications
Operative Time

External Validation of the Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD) Frailty Index (ASD-FI) in the Scoli-RISK-1 Patient Database

AOSpine Knowledge Forum Deformity, the International Spine Study Group, Oct 15 2018, In : Spine. 43, 20, p. 1426-1431 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Databases
Length of Stay
Incidence
Operative Time
North America

Factors Affecting Long-Term Postoperative Narcotic Use in Discectomy Patients

Qureshi, R., Werner, B., Puvanesarajah, V., Horowitz, J. A., Jain, A., Sciubba, D., Shen, F. & Hassanzadeh, H., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diskectomy
Narcotics
Prescriptions
Odds Ratio
Drug Prescriptions

Frailty and Health-Related Quality of Life Improvement Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery

Reid, D. B. C., Daniels, A. H., Ailon, T., Miller, E., Sciubba, D., Smith, J. S., Shaffrey, C. I., Schwab, F., Burton, D., Hart, R. A., Hostin, R., Line, B., Bess, S. & Ames, C. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Quality of Life
Back Pain
Health Surveys
Length of Stay

Frequency and acceptability of adverse events after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion

Wilson, J. R., Radcliff, K., Schroeder, G., Booth, M., Lucasti, C., Fehlings, M., Ahmad, N., Vaccaro, A., Arnold, P., Sciubba, D., Ching, A., Smith, J., Shaffrey, C., Singh, K., Darden, B., Daffner, S., Cheng, I., Ghogawala, Z., Ludwig, S., Buchowski, J. & 9 othersBrodke, D., Wang, J., Lehman, R. A., Hilibrand, A., Yoon, T., Grauer, J., Dailey, A., Steinmetz, M. & Harrop, J. S., Jan 1 2018, In : Clinical Spine Surgery. 31, 5, p. E270-E277

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Diskectomy
Spine
Neurosurgery
Deglutition Disorders
Quality Improvement

Grading of Complications after Cervical Deformity-corrective Surgery: Are Existing Classification Systems Applicable?

International Spine Study Group, Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Spine Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length of Stay
Quality of Life
Kidney
Reoperation
Lung

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

Spondylolisthesis
Laminectomy
Zygapophyseal Joint
Diskectomy
Radiculopathy

Identifying Thoracic Compensation and Predicting Reciprocal Thoracic Kyphosis and Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery

International Spine Study Group, Nov 1 2018, In : Spine. 43, 21, p. 1479-1486 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kyphosis
Thorax

Impact of frailty on complications in patients with thoracic and thoracolumbar spinal fracture

Kessler, R. A., Ramos, R. D. L. G., Purvis, T. E., Ahmed, A. K., Goodwin, C. R., Sciubba, D. & Abd-El-Barr, M. M., Jun 1 2018, In : Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 169, p. 161-165 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Fractures
Thorax
Kyphoplasty
Vertebroplasty
Mortality

Impact of Psychiatric Comorbidities on Short-Term Outcomes Following Intervention for Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease

Kalakoti, P., Sciubba, D., Pugely, A. J., McGirt, M. J., Sharma, K., Patra, D. P., Phan, K., Madhavan, K., Menger, R. P., Notarianni, C., Guthikonda, B., Nanda, A. & Sun, H., Oct 1 2018, In : Spine. 43, 19, p. 1363-1371 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychiatry
Comorbidity
Confidence Intervals
Odds Ratio
Acute Kidney Injury

In-hospital medical complications after non-operative and operative treatment of thoracolumbar fractures in patients over 75 years of age

Purvis, T. E., De la Garza Ramos, R., Sankey, E. W., Karikari, I. O., Goodwin, C. R. & Sciubba, D., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 50, p. 83-87 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kyphoplasty
Vertebroplasty
Therapeutics
Injury Severity Score
Length of Stay

Percentage change in hemoglobin level and morbidity in spine surgery patients

Purvis, T. E., Goodwin, C. R., Molina, C. A., Frank, S. M. & Sciubba, D., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 28, 3, p. 345-351 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemoglobins
Spine
Morbidity
Cross Infection
Intervertebral Disc

Predicting survival for metastatic spine disease: a comparison of nine scoring systems

Ahmed, A. K., Goodwin, C. R., Heravi, A., Kim, R., Abu-Bonsrah, N., Sankey, E., Kerekes, D., De la Garza Ramos, R., Schwab, J. & Sciubba, D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Spine Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spine
Survival
Area Under Curve
Nomograms
Neoplasms
Databases
Area Under Curve
Anxiety
Patient Education
Deglutition Disorders

Predictive Factors for Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement After Anterior Cervical Fusion

De la Garza-Ramos, R., Goodwin, C. R., Abu-Bonsrah, N., Jain, A., Passias, P. G., Neuman, B. J. & Sciubba, D., May 1 2018, In : Global Spine Journal. 8, 3, p. 260-265 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastrostomy
Hospital Charges
Hospital Mortality
Spondylosis
Patient Discharge

Prior bariatric surgery lowers complication rates following spine surgery in obese patients

Passias, P. G., Horn, S. R., Vasquez-Montes, D., Shepard, N., Segreto, F. A., Bortz, C. A., Poorman, G. W., Jalai, C. M., Wang, C., Stekas, N., Frangella, N. J., Deflorimonte, C., Diebo, B. G., Raad, M., Vira, S., Horowitz, J. A., Sciubba, D., Hassanzadeh, H., Lafage, R., Afthinos, J. & 1 othersLafage, V., Dec 1 2018, In : Acta Neurochirurgica. 160, 12, p. 2459-2465 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bariatric Surgery
Morbid Obesity
Spine
Propensity Score
Equipment and Supplies

Prognostic role of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio in patients with bone metastases

Thio, Q. C. B. S., Goudriaan, W. A., Janssen, S. J., Paulino Pereira, N. R., Sciubba, D., Rosovksy, R. P. & Schwab, J. H., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neutrophils
Blood Platelets
Lymphocytes
Neoplasm Metastasis
Bone and Bones

Psychometric evaluation and adaptation of the Spine Oncology Study Group Outcomes Questionnaire to evaluate health-related quality of life in patients with spinal metastases

Versteeg, A. L., Sahgal, A., Rhines, L. D., Sciubba, D., Schuster, J. M., Weber, M. H., Varga, P. P., Boriani, S., Bettegowda, C., Fehlings, M. G., Clarke, M. J., Arnold, P. M., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Fisher, C. G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychometrics
Spine
Quality of Life
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Neoplasm Metastasis

Real-time, image-based slice-to-volume registration for ultrasound-guided spinal intervention

De Silva, T., Uneri, A., Zhang, X., Ketcha, M., Han, R., Sheth, N., Martin, A., Vogt, S., Kleinszig, G., Belzberg, A., Sciubba, D. & Siewerdsen, J., Oct 29 2018, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 63, 21, 215016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrasonics
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Cadaver
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Spinal Puncture

Real-Time image-based 3D-2D registration for ultrasound-guided spinal interventions

De Silva, T., Uneri, A., Zhang, X., Ketcha, M., Han, R., Jacobson, M., Sheth, N., Vogt, S., Kleinszig, G., Belzberg, A. J., Sciubba, D. & Siewerdsen, J., Jan 1 2018, Medical Imaging 2018: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. SPIE, Vol. 10576. 105760E

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

Ultrasonics
Glossaries
dictionaries
Cadaver
spine

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., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 28, 6, p. 663-668 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reoperation
Spine
Wounds and Injuries
Neoplasms
Surgical Wound Infection

Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord following nitrous oxide anesthesia: A systematic review of cases

Patel, K. K., Mejia Munne, J. C., Gunness, V. R. N., Hersey, D., Alshafai, N., Sciubba, D., Nasser, R., Gimbel, D., Cheng, J. & Nouri, A., Oct 1 2018, In : Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 173, p. 163-168 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subacute Combined Degeneration
Nitrous Oxide
Spinal Cord
Anesthesia
Vitamin B 12 Deficiency

The Challenges of Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Spine: A Systematic Review of Survival and Treatment

Goodwin, C. R., Ahmed, A. K., Boone, C., Abu-Bonsrah, N., Xu, R., Germscheid, N., Fourney, D. R., Clarke, M., Laufer, I., Fisher, C. G., Bettegowda, C. & Sciubba, D., Aug 1 2018, In : Global Spine Journal. 8, 5, p. 517-526 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Renal Cell Carcinoma
Spine
Survival
Neoplasm Metastasis
Therapeutics

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incidence
Reoperation
Kaplan-Meier Estimate
Survival Rate
Spondylolisthesis

The use of patient-reported preoperative activity levels as a stratification tool for short-term and long-term outcomes in patients with adult spinal deformity

Raad, M., Neuman, B. J., Jain, A., Hassanzadeh, H., Passias, P. G., Klineberg, E., Mundis, G. M., Protopsaltis, T. S., Miller, E. K., Smith, J. S., Lafage, V., Hamilton, D. K., Bess, S., Kebaish, K. M. & Sciubba, D., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 29, 1, p. 68-74 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length of Stay
Scoliosis
Quality of Life
Logistic Models
Research

Transfusion of Red Blood Cells Stored More Than 28 Days is Associated With Increased Morbidity Following Spine Surgery

Purvis, T. E., Goodwin, C. R., Molina, C. A., Frank, S. M. & Sciubba, D., Jul 1 2018, In : Spine. 43, 13, p. 947-953 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythrocyte Transfusion
Spine
Morbidity
Erythrocytes
Retrospective Studies

Trends in isolated lumbar spinal stenosis surgery among working US adults aged 40-64 years, 2010-2014

Raad, M., Donaldson, C. J., El Dafrawy, M. H., Sciubba, D., Riley, L. H., Neuman, B. J., Kebaish, K. M. & Skolasky, R., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 29, 2, p. 169-175 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Stenosis
Arthrodesis
Decompression
Length of Stay
Midwestern United States

Trends in Treatment of Scheuermann Kyphosis: A Study of 1,070 Cases From 2003 to 2012

Horn, S. R., Poorman, G. W., Tishelman, J. C., Bortz, C. A., Segreto, F. A., Moon, J. Y., Zhou, P. L., Vaynrub, M., Vasquez-Montes, D., Beaubrun, B. M., Diebo, B. G., Vira, S., Raad, M., Sciubba, D., Lafage, V., Schwab, F. J., Errico, T. J. & Passias, P. G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Spine Deformity.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scheuermann Disease
International Classification of Diseases
Therapeutics
Length of Stay
Demography
2017

An assessment of frailty as a tool for risk stratification in adult spinal deformity surgery

and the International Spine Study Group, Dec 1 2017, In : Neurosurgical Focus. 43, 6, E3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kyphosis
Pseudarthrosis
Wound Infection
Reoperation
Length of Stay

A Novel Tool for Deformity Surgery Planning: Determining the Magnitude of Lordotic Correction Required to Achieve a Desired Sagittal Vertical Axis

Goldschmidt, E., Angriman, F., Agarwal, N., Zhou, J., Chen, K., Tempel, Z. J., Gerszten, P. C., Kanter, A. S., Okonkwo, D. O., Passias, P., Scheer, J., Protopsaltis, T., Lafage, V., Lafage, R., Schwab, F., Bess, S., Ames, C., Smith, J. S., Shaffrey, C. I., Miller, E. & 5 othersJain, A., Neuman, B. J., Sciubba, D., Burton, D. & Hamilton, D. K., Feb 13 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lordosis
Incidence
Anatomic Models
Scoliosis
Spine

Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery Complications

Goodwin, C. R., Boone, C. & Sciubba, D., Mar 30 2017, Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient. Elsevier, p. 315-322 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Spine

A rare case of metastatic extramammary Paget disease of the spine and review of the literature

Ahmed, A. K., Goodwin, C. R., Abu-Bonsrah, N., Nguyen, D. & Sciubba, D., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Extramammary Paget's Disease
Spine
Surgical Decompression
Epidural Neoplasms
Apocrine Glands

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

Spinal Fusion
Meta-Analysis
Spine
Transplants
Bone and Bones