Tag: Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine

Minimally invasive surgery for spinal cerebrospinal fluid leaks “safe and effective”...

Minimally invasive surgery with tubular retractors and a tailored interlaminar fenestration and, if needed, a transdural approach, is safe and effective for the treatment...

Lumbar Synovial Cyst Score a “quick and accurate” tool for predicting...

The Lumbar Synovial Cyst Score model is a quick and accurate tool that can assist in the clinical decision-making process when treating those with...

ACDF offers benefits over PCLF for cervical spondylotic myelopathy but postoperative...

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) and posterior cervical laminectomy and fusion (PCLF) provide comparable postoperative neck pain improvement at three, 12, and 24...

NuVasive porous titanium interbody implant and synthetic bone graft substitute a...

The use of entirely synthetic solutions featuring porous titanium interbody implants and a bone graft substitute have clinical and economic advantages compared with traditional, non-porous...

Oligodendrocyte progenitor cells can be safely administered to patients in the...

Oligodendrocyte progenitor cells (LCTOPC1; Lineage Cell Therapeutics) can be safely administered to participants in the subacute period after cervical spinal cord injury (SCI), according...

Surgical decompression provides significant improvement to patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy...

Patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy experience maximal improvement in their quality of life, neck disability, myelopathy score, and overall health out to three months...

Cervical artificial disc replacement associated with better functional outcomes than ACDF...

Cervical artificial disc replacement (c-ADR) provides better functional outcomes than anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) in patients with single-level cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM),...

Operative treatment for ASD associated with significant long-term health-related quality of...

Operative treatment for adult spinal deformity (ASD) provides significant improvement in health-related quality of life at minimum three-year follow-up (mean 4.1 years), suggesting that...

Significant improvement in the rates of bone fusion following a course...

Researchers from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore, USA) performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of published data on the effect of...

Microbes on explanted pedicle screws “may be a possible cause of...

According to a recent study, the low-virulent microorganisms frequently detected on pedicle screws by using sonication may be an important cause of implant loosening...

New study offers first description of spinal trauma management and its...

The first study to describe spinal trauma management and its outcomes in East Africa was recently published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. First...