Tag: European Spine Journal

Timing of tether breakage influences clinical results after VBT

Tether breakage after vertebral body tethering (VBT) leads to a consistent loss of correction when it occurs within the first 12 months. However, it...

AI can help determine surgical candidacy of LSS patients to comparable...

Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to bring efficiency and automation to the decision-making process for determining surgical candidacy for those with lumbar spinal...

Routine use of antibiotics after spine surgery may not be warranted

Routine use of postoperative antibiotics in spine surgery may not be effective in preventing surgical site infections (SSIs), according to a recent systematic review...

Meta-analysis highlights benefits of spinal manipulative therapy for older adults with...

Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is equally as effective as recommended interventions for reducing pain and increasing functional status in older adults who suffer chronic...

High curve magnitude and limited flexibility the main risk factors for...

High curve magnitude and limited flexibility are major risk factors for early tether breakage following vertebral body tethering (VBT), new research has shown. The...

Machine learning can help predict early-onset adjacent segment degeneration following ACDF

Machine learning (ML) can help in the discovery of early-onset adjacent segment degeneration (EO-ASD) as well as predict its development following anterior cervical discectomy...

Cartilage endplate composition has a significant impact on disc degeneration

Poor cartilage endplate (CEP) composition plays a significant role in disc degeneration severity and can affect disc health both with and without deficits in...

Severity of thoracic intervertebral disc degeneration increases with age

The severity of thoracic intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration and the number of degenerated levels increase with age, according to a new study published in...