Spinal Research Archives for Professionals

Outcomes of Allogenic Cages in ALIF and PLIF: Outcomes

Outcome discussion of a total of 179 FRA Cages utilized for anterior spinal reconstruction in 137 patients from March 1998 to July 2000.

Fusion vs Disc Replacement for Discogenic Pain: Part 3

We are at the beginning of another period of technology explosion in the field of spine surgery, which can be compared to the "Charnley era" in the development of hip arthroplasty.

Fusion vs Disc Replacement for Discogenic Pain: Part 2

The unique demands on spine arthroplasty implants necessitate that the intervertebral disc is not a true joint and serves a double function of mobility and damping with load repartition properties.

Novel Radiation-Free Assessment of Scoliosis and the Cobb Angle

The Ortelius800® is a new non-invasive radiation-free 3-D imaging system for the diagnosis and monitoring of scoliosis and other spinal deformities.

Scoliosis and the Cobb Angle: Novel Radiation-Free Assessment

The Ortelius800® system instantaneously creates a graphical reconstruction of the spine, displaying calculated angle of deformity (Cobb angle), leg length discrepancy, and data on the patient's torso in real time.

Abstract Placement of Pedicle Screws in the Cervical Spine: Comparative Accuracy of Cervical Pedical Screw Placement Using Three Techniques

A method of cervical pedicle screw placement based on topographic anatomy was developed as a result of this analysis.

Thoracoscopic Anterior Instrumentation For Scoliosis

Correcting a patient with Scoliosis using Thoracoscopic Anterior Instrumentation.

Lumbosacral Fusion: Cages, Dowels and Pedicle Screws

Spinal fusion has become a widely used option in the treatment of degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine.

Screws, Cages or Both?

Currently, there are a wide number of available interbody fusion devices of varying design and material, not all of which have gained Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in the setting of a stand–alone device. A review of the choices.

Lumbosacral and Spinopelvic Anatomy and Pathology - S3, S4

Lumbosacral and Spinopelvic Anatomy and Pathology. View the axial section through the right sacroiliac (SI) joint and the lesser pelvis at the level of S3-S4.

Lumbosacral Fixation Techniques and Indications

Indications for a fusion to the sacrum in primary patients include lumbar curves with substantial disc degeneration.

Cervical Spine Injuries, Fractures and Whiplash - Screw Plate Fixation

Cervical Spine Injuries, Fractures and Whiplash. View the posterior screw-plate fixation of a breast cancer metastasis that had caused severe pain in a 57-year old woman.

Cervical Spine Injuries, Fractures and Whiplash - Anterior Plate Fixation

Cervical Spine Injuries,Fractures and Whiplash. View the posttraumatic insatbility and myelopathy in a 82-year old man.

Cervical Spine Injuries, Fractures and Whiplash - Cancer

Cervical Spine Injuries, Fractures and Whiplash. View breast cancer metastasis of C6 with a pahtological Fracture.

Cervical Spine Injuries, Fractures and Whiplash - Posterior Screw Plate Fixation

Cervical Spine Anatomy and Pathology. View the coronal section through a serverely degenerated lower cervical spine of a 70-year old female.
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