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Alcoholism as a predictor for pseudarthrosis in primary spine fusion: An analysis of risk factors and 30-day outcomes for 52,402 patients from 2005 to 2013.

Passias PG, Bortz C, Alas H, Segreto FA, Horn SR, Ihejirika YU, Vasquez-Montes D, Pierce KE, Brown AE, Shenoy K, DelSole EM, Johnson B, Oh C, Zhou PL, Deflorimonte C, Dhillon ES, Jankowski PP, Diebo BG, Lafage V, Lafage R, Vira SN, Bendo JA, Goldstein JA, Schwab FJ, Gerling MC.

J Orthop. 2018 Dec 20;16(1):36-40. doi: 10.1016/j.jor.2018.12.011. eCollection 2019 Jan-Feb.


Corrigendum to Tridimensional Analysis of Rotatory Subluxation and Sagittal Spinopelvic Alignment in the Setting of Adult Spinal Deformity [Spine Deformity 5/4 (2017) 255-264].

Ferrero E, Lafage R, Diebo BG, Challier V, Illharreborde B, Schwab F, Skalli W, Guigui P, Lafage V.

Spine Deform. 2019 Mar;7(2):379. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2018.09.005. No abstract available.


Improving Complex Pediatric and Adult Spine Care While Embracing the Value Equation.

Sethi RK, Yanamadala V, Shah SA, Fletcher ND, Flynn J, Lafage V, Schwab F, Heffernan M, DeKleuver M, Mcleod L, Leveque JC, Vitale M.

Spine Deform. 2019 Mar;7(2):228-235. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2018.08.006.


Cervical spine alignment following surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS): a pre-to-post analysis of 81 patients.

Pepke W, Almansour H, Lafage R, Diebo BG, Wiedenhöfer B, Schwab F, Lafage V, Akbar M.

BMC Surg. 2019 Jan 15;19(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s12893-019-0471-2.


Impact of presenting patient characteristics on surgical complications and morbidity in early onset scoliosis.

Segreto FA, Vasquez-Montes D, Bortz CA, Horn SR, Diebo BG, Vira S, Kelly JJ, Stekas N, Ge DH, Ihejirika YU, Lafage R, Lafage V, Karamitopoulos M, Delsole EM, Hockley A, Petrizzo AM, Buckland AJ, Errico TJ, Gerling MC, Passias PG.

J Clin Neurosci. 2019 Jan 8. pii: S0967-5868(18)31340-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2018.12.007. [Epub ahead of print]


Artificial Intelligence Based Hierarchical Clustering of Patient Types and Intervention Categories in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Towards a New Classification Scheme that Predicts Quality and Value.

Ames CP, Smith JS, Pellisé F, Kelly M, Alanay A, Acaroğlu E, Pérez-Grueso FJS, Kleinstück F, Obeid I, Vila-Casademunt A, Shaffrey CI Jr, Burton D, Lafage V, Schwab F, Shaffrey CI Sr, Bess S, Serra-Burriel M; European Spine Study Group, International Spine Study Group.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Jan 7. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002974. [Epub ahead of print]


Development of New-Onset Cervical Deformity in Nonoperative Adult Spinal Deformity Patients With 2-Year Follow-Up.

Passias PG, Jalai CM, Worley N, Vira S, Scheer JK, Smith JS, Ramachandran S, Soroceanu A, Horn SR, Poorman GW, Protopsaltis TS, Klineberg EO, Sciubba DM, Kim HJ, Hamilton DK, Lafage R, Lafage V, Ames CP; INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP (ISSG).

Int J Spine Surg. 2018 Dec 21;12(6):725-734. doi: 10.14444/5091. eCollection 2018 Dec.


Surgery for the Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients After Skeletal Maturity: Early Versus Late Surgery.

Lonner BS, Ren Y, Bess S, Kelly M, Kim HJ, Yaszay B, Lafage V, Marks M, Miyanji F, Shaffrey CI, Newton PO.

Spine Deform. 2019 Jan;7(1):84-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2018.05.012.


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

Horn SR, Poorman GW, Tishelman JC, Bortz CA, Segreto FA, Moon JY, Zhou PL, Vaynrub M, Vasquez-Montes D, Beaubrun BM, Diebo BG, Vira S, Raad M, Sciubba DM, Lafage V, Schwab FJ, Errico TJ, Passias PG.

Spine Deform. 2019 Jan;7(1):100-106. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2018.06.004.


What Factors Predict the Risk of Proximal Junctional Failure in the Long Term, Demographic, Surgical or Radiographic? Results from a Time-Dependent ROC Curve.

Yang J, Khalifé M, Lafage R, Kim HJ, Smith J, Shaffrey CI, Burton DC, Ames CP, Mundis GM Jr, Hostin R, Bess S, Klineberg EO, Hart RAA, Schwab FJ, Lafage V; International Spine Study Group (ISSG).

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Dec 11. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002955. [Epub ahead of print]


Normal values for sagittal spinal alignment: a study of Brazilian subjects.

Pratali RR, Nasreddine MA, Diebo B, Oliveira CEAS, Lafage V.

Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2018 Dec 3;73:e647. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2018/e647.


Location of correction within the lumbar spine impacts acute adjacent-segment kyphosis.

Lafage R, Obeid I, Liabaud B, Bess S, Burton D, Smith JS, Jalai C, Hostin R, Shaffrey CI, Ames C, Kim HJ, Klineberg E, Schwab F, Lafage V; International Spine Study Group.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 Oct 1:1-9. doi: 10.3171/2018.6.SPINE161468. [Epub ahead of print]


Urinary N-Telopeptide Can Predict Pseudarthrosis after Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion (ACDF): A Prospective Study.

Steinhaus ME, Hill PS, Yang J, Feuchtbaum E, Bronheim RS, Prabhakar P, Lafage V, Carlson BB, Saville P, Albert TJ, Lafage R, Stein EM, Kim HJ.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Nov 20. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002935. [Epub ahead of print]


Predicting the occurrence of complications following corrective cervical deformity surgery: Analysis of a prospective multicenter database using predictive analytics.

Passias PG, Oh C, Horn SR, Kim HJ, Hamilton DK, Sciubba DM, Neuman BJ, Buckland AJ, Poorman GW, Segreto FA, Bortz CA, Brown AE, Protopsaltis TS, Klineberg EO, Ames C, Smith JS, Lafage V; International Spine Study Group.

J Clin Neurosci. 2019 Jan;59:155-161. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2018.10.111. Epub 2018 Nov 17.


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

Scheer JK, Oh T, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Daniels AH, Sciubba DM, Hamilton DK, Protopsaltis TS, Passias PG, Hart RA, Burton DC, Bess S, Lafage R, Lafage V, Schwab F, Klineberg EO, Ames CP; International Spine Study Group.

Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Nov 1;45(5):E11. doi: 10.3171/2018.8.FOCUS18246.


The Effect of Aging on Cervical Parameters in a Normative North American Population.

Iorio J, Lafage V, Lafage R, Henry JK, Stein D, Lenke LG, Gupta M, Kelly MP, Sides B, Kim HJ.

Global Spine J. 2018 Oct;8(7):709-715. doi: 10.1177/2192568218765400. Epub 2018 Mar 27.


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

Passias PG, Bortz CA, Pierce KE, Segreto FA, Horn SR, Vasquez-Montes D, Lafage V, Brown AE, Ihejirika Y, Alas H, Varlotta C, Ge DH, Shepard N, Oh C, DelSole EM, Jankowski PP, Hockley A, Diebo BG, Vira SN, Sciubba DM, Raad M, Neuman BJ, Gerling MC.

J Clin Neurosci. 2018 Nov 10. pii: S0967-5868(18)31283-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2018.10.104. [Epub ahead of print]


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

Passias PG, Horn SR, Vasquez-Montes D, Shepard N, Segreto FA, Bortz CA, Poorman GW, Jalai CM, Wang C, Stekas N, Frangella NJ, Deflorimonte C, Diebo BG, Raad M, Vira S, Horowitz JA, Sciubba DM, Hassanzadeh H, Lafage R, Afthinos J, Lafage V.

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2018 Dec;160(12):2459-2465. doi: 10.1007/s00701-018-3722-6. Epub 2018 Nov 8.


Fatty Infiltration of Cervical Spine Extensor Musculature: Is there a Relationship With Cervical Sagittal Balance?

Passias PG, Segreto FA, Bortz CA, Horn SR, Frangella NJ, Diebo BG, Hockley A, Wang C, Shepard N, Lafage R, Lafage V.

Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Dec;31(10):428-434. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000742.


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

Passias PG, Poorman GW, Lafage V, Smith J, Ames C, Schwab F, Shaffrey C, Segreto FA, Horn SR, Bortz CA, Varlotta CG, Hockley A, Wang C, Daniels A, Neuman B, Hart R, Burton D, Javidan Y, Line B, LaFage R, Bess S, Sciubba D; ISSG.

Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Dec;31(10):413-419. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000743.


Patient Profiling Can Identify Spondylolisthesis Patients at Risk for Conversion from Nonoperative to Operative Treatment.

Passias PG, Poorman G, Lurie J, Zhao W, Morgan T, Horn S, Bess RS, Lafage V, Gerling M, Errico TJ.

JB JS Open Access. 2018 May 8;3(2):e0051. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.OA.17.00051. eCollection 2018 Jun 28.


Pre-operative planning and rod customization may optimize post-operative alignment and mitigate development of malalignment in multi-segment posterior cervical decompression and fusion patients.

Passias PG, Horn SR, Jalai CM, Poorman GW, Steinmetz L, Segreto FA, Bortz CA, Diebo BG, Lafage V.

J Clin Neurosci. 2019 Jan;59:248-253. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2018.08.017. Epub 2018 Sep 29.


T1 Slope Minus Cervical Lordosis (TS-CL), the Cervical Answer to PI-LL, Defines Cervical Sagittal Deformity in Patients Undergoing Thoracolumbar Osteotomy.

Protopsaltis T, Terran J, Soroceanu A, Moses MJ, Bronsard N, Smith J, Klineberg E, Mundis G, Kim HJ, Hostin R, Hart R, Shaffrey C, Bess S, Ames C, Schwab F, Lafage V; INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP.

Int J Spine Surg. 2018 Aug 15;12(3):362-370. doi: 10.14444/5042. eCollection 2018 Jun.


Recovery Kinetics: Comparison of Patients undergoing Primary or Revision Procedures for Adult Cervical Deformity Using a Novel Area Under the Curve Methodology.

Segreto FA, Lafage V, Lafage R, Smith JS, Line BG, Eastlack RK, Scheer JK, Chou D, Frangella NJ, Horn SR, Bortz CA, Diebo BG, Neuman BJ, Protopsaltis TS, Kim HJ, Klineberg EO, Burton DC, Hart RA, Schwab FJ, Bess S, Shaffrey CI, Ames CP, Passias PG; International Spine Study Group.

Neurosurgery. 2018 Sep 28. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy435. [Epub ahead of print]


Alignment Risk Factors for Proximal Junctional Kyphosis and the Effect of Lower Thoracic Junctional Tethers for Adult Spinal Deformity.

Buell TJ, Chen CJ, Quinn JC, Buchholz AL, Mazur MD, Mullin JP, Nguyen JH, Taylor DG, Bess S, Line BG, Ames CP, Schwab FJ, Lafage V, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS.

World Neurosurg. 2019 Jan;121:e96-e103. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.08.242. Epub 2018 Sep 11.


The Posterior Use of BMP-2 in Cervical Deformity Surgery Does Not Result in Increased Early Complications: A Prospective Multicenter Study.

Iyer S, Kim HJ, Bao H, Smith JS, Gupta M, Albert TJ, Protopsaltis TS, Mundis GM, Passias P, Neuman BJ, Klineberg EO, Lafage V, Ames CP.

Global Spine J. 2018 Sep;8(6):622-628. doi: 10.1177/2192568218760538. Epub 2018 Mar 26.


Motion analysis in the axial plane after realignment surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

Patel A, Pivec R, Shah NV, Leven DM, Margalit A, Day LM, Godwin EM, Lafage V, Post NH, Yoshihara H, Diebo BG, Paulino CB.

Gait Posture. 2018 Oct;66:181-188. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2018.08.015. Epub 2018 Aug 19.


Cervical and postural strategies for maintaining horizontal gaze in asymptomatic adults.

Khalil N, Bizdikian AJ, Bakouny Z, Salameh M, Bou Zeid N, Yared F, Otayek J, Kharrat K, Kreichati G, Ghanem I, Lafage R, Lafage V, Obeid I, Assi A.

Eur Spine J. 2018 Nov;27(11):2700-2709. doi: 10.1007/s00586-018-5753-3. Epub 2018 Sep 7.


Incidence, trends, and associated risks of developmental hip dysplasia in patients with Early Onset and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.

Segreto FA, Vasquez-Montes D, Brown AE, Bortz C, Horn SR, Diebo BG, Zhou PL, Vira S, Baker JF, Petrizzo AM, Lafage R, Lafage V, Errico TJ, Passias PG.

J Orthop. 2018 Aug 15;15(3):874-877. doi: 10.1016/j.jor.2018.08.015. eCollection 2018 Sep.


The Influence of Body Mass Index on Achieving Age-Adjusted Alignment Goals in Adult Spinal Deformity Corrective Surgery with Full-Body Analysis at 1 Year.

Horn SR, Segreto FA, Ramchandran S, Poorman GR, Sure A, Marascalachi B, Bortz CA, Varlotta CG, Tishelman J, Vasquez-Montes D, Ihejirika Y, Zhou P, Moon J, Lafage R, Diebo BG, Vira S, Jalai CM, Wang C, Shenoy K, Errico T, Lafage V, Buckland A, Passias PG.

World Neurosurg. 2018 Dec;120:e533-e545. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.08.123. Epub 2018 Aug 27.


Diversity in Surgical Decision Strategies for Adult Spine Deformity Treatment: The Effects of Neurosurgery or Orthopedic Training Background and Surgical Experience.

Kang J, Hosogane N, Ames C, Schwab F, Hart R, Burton D, Shaffrey C, Smith JS, Bess S, Lafage V, Cho KJ, Ha Y.

Neurospine. 2018 Dec;15(4):353-361. doi: 10.14245/ns.1836086.043. Epub 2018 Aug 29.


Sagittal alignment of the cervical spine in the setting of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

Akbar M, Almansour H, Lafage R, Diebo BG, Wiedenhöfer B, Schwab F, Lafage V, Pepke W.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 Nov 1;29(5):506-514. doi: 10.3171/2018.3.SPINE171263.


What are the risk factors for surgical site infection after spinal fusion? A meta-analysis.

Pesenti S, Pannu T, Andres-Bergos J, Lafage R, Smith JS, Glassman S, de Kleuver M, Pellise F, Schwab F, Lafage V; Scoliosis Research Society (SRS).

Eur Spine J. 2018 Oct;27(10):2469-2480. doi: 10.1007/s00586-018-5733-7. Epub 2018 Aug 20.


Development of a Preoperative Predictive Model for Reaching the Oswestry Disability Index Minimal Clinically Important Difference for Adult Spinal Deformity Patients.

Scheer JK, Osorio JA, Smith JS, Schwab F, Hart RA, Hostin R, Lafage V, Jain A, Burton DC, Bess S, Ailon T, Protopsaltis TS, Klineberg EO, Shaffrey CI, Ames CP; International Spine Study Group.

Spine Deform. 2018 Sep - Oct;6(5):593-599. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2018.02.010.


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

Protopsaltis TS, Diebo BG, Lafage R, Henry JK, Smith JS, Scheer JK, Sciubba DM, Passias PG, Kim HJ, Hamilton DK, Soroceanu A, Klineberg EO, Ames CP, Shaffrey CI, Bess S, Hart RA, Schwab FJ, Lafage V; International Spine Study Group.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Nov 1;43(21):1479-1486. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002843.


Evaluating cervical deformity corrective surgery outcomes at 1-year using current patient-derived and functional measures: are they adequate?

Passias PG, Horn SR, Oh C, Ramchandran S, Burton DC, Lafage V, Lafage R, Poorman GW, Steinmetz L, Segreto FA, Bortz CA, Smith JS, Ames C, Shaffrey CI, Kim HJ, Soroceanu A, Klineberg EO; International Spine Study Group (ISSG).

J Spine Surg. 2018 Jun;4(2):295-303. doi: 10.21037/jss.2018.05.29.


Improvement in Back and Leg Pain and Disability Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Study of 324 Patients With 2-year Follow-up and the Impact of Surgery on Patient-reported Outcomes.

Verma R, Lafage R, Scheer J, Smith J, Passias P, Hostin R, Ames C, Mundis G, Burton D, Kim HJ, Bess S, Kleinberg E, Schwab F, Lafage V; and the International Spine Study Group.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Jul 31. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002815. [Epub ahead of print]


Are the sagittal cervical radiographic modifiers of the Ames-ISSG classification specific to adult cervical deformity?

Bakouny Z, Khalil N, Otayek J, Bizdikian AJ, Yared F, Salameh M, Bou Zeid N, Ghanem I, Kharrat K, Kreichati G, Lafage R, Lafage V, Assi A.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 Nov 1;29(5):483-490. doi: 10.3171/2018.2.SPINE171285.


Clinical and radiographic presentation and treatment of patients with cervical deformity secondary to thoracolumbar proximal junctional kyphosis are distinct despite achieving similar outcomes: Analysis of 123 prospective CD cases.

Passias PG, Horn SR, Poorman GW, Daniels AH, Hamilton DK, Kim HJ, Diebo BG, Steinmetz L, Bortz CA, Segreto FA, Sciubba DM, Smith JS, Neuman BJ, Shaffrey CI, Lafage R, Lafage V, Ames C, Hart R, Mundis G, Eastlack RK, Schwab FJ; International Spine Study Group (ISSG).

J Clin Neurosci. 2018 Oct;56:121-126. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2018.06.040. Epub 2018 Jul 2.


Development of a Modified Cervical Deformity Frailty Index: A Streamlined Clinical Tool for Preoperative Risk Stratification.

Passias PG, Bortz CA, Segreto FA, Horn SR, Lafage R, Lafage V, Smith JS, Line B, Kim HJ, Eastlack R, Hamilton DK, Protopsaltis T, Hostin RA Jr, Klineberg EO, Burton DC, Hart RA, Schwab FJ, Bess S, Shaffrey CI, Ames CP; International Spine Study Group.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Feb 1;44(3):169-176. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002778.


From Static Spinal Alignment to Dynamic Body Balance: Utilizing Motion Analysis in Spinal Deformity Surgery.

Diebo BG, Shah NV, Pivec R, Naziri Q, Patel A, Post NH, Assi A, Godwin EM, Lafage V, Schwab FJ, Paulino CB.

JBJS Rev. 2018 Jul;6(7):e3. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.RVW.17.00189. No abstract available.


The Amount of Proximal Lumbar Lordosis Is Related to Pelvic Incidence.

Pesenti S, Lafage R, Stein D, Elysee JC, Lenke LG, Schwab FJ, Kim HJ, Lafage V.

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2018 Aug;476(8):1603-1611. doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000380.


Determinants of Patient Satisfaction 2 Years After Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Latent Class Analysis.

Yang J, Lafage V, Lafage R, Smith J, Klineberg EO, Shaffrey CI, Mundis G Jr, Hostin R, Burton D, Ames CP, Bess S, Kim HJ, Schwab F; International Spine Study Group (ISSG).

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Jan 1;44(1):E45-E52. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002753.


Rod Fracture After Apparently Solid Radiographic Fusion in Adult Spinal Deformity Patients.

Daniels AH, DePasse JM, Durand W, Hamilton DK, Passias P, Kim HJ, Protopsaltis T, Reid DBC, LaFage V, Smith JS, Shaffrey C, Gupta M, Klineberg E, Schwab F, Burton D, Bess S, Ames C, Hart RA; International Spine Study Group.

World Neurosurg. 2018 Sep;117:e530-e537. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.06.071. Epub 2018 Jun 19.


The impact of mental health on patient-reported outcomes in cervical radiculopathy or myelopathy surgery.

Diebo BG, Tishelman JC, Horn S, Poorman GW, Jalai C, Segreto FA, Bortz CA, Gerling MC, Lafage V, White AP, Mok JM, Cha TD, Eastlack RK, Radcliff KE, Paulino CB, Passias PG.

J Clin Neurosci. 2018 Aug;54:102-108. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2018.06.014. Epub 2018 Jun 12.


Adult cervical deformity: radiographic and osteotomy classifications.

Diebo BG, Shah NV, Solow M, Challier V, Paulino CB, Passias PG, Lafage R, Schwab FJ, Kim HJ, Lafage V.

Orthopade. 2018 Jun 7. doi: 10.1007/s00132-018-3581-0. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


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

Kim HJ, Iyer S, Diebo BG, Kelly MP, Sciubba D, Schwab F, Lafage V, Mundis GM, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS, Hart R, Burton D, Bess S, Klineberg EO; International Spine Study Group (ISSG).

Global Spine J. 2018 May;8(3):224-230. doi: 10.1177/2192568217724781. Epub 2017 Sep 12.


Adverse Outcomes and Prediction of Cardiopulmonary Complications in Elective Spine Surgery.

Passias PG, Poorman GW, Delsole E, Zhou PL, Horn SR, Jalai CM, Vira S, Diebo B, Lafage V.

Global Spine J. 2018 May;8(3):218-223. doi: 10.1177/2192568217718817. Epub 2017 Oct 24.


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

Horn SR, Liu TC, Horowitz JA, Oh C, Bortz CA, Segreto FA, Vasquez-Montes D, Steinmetz LM, Deflorimonte C, Vira S, Diebo BG, Neuman BJ, Raad M, Sciubba DM, Lafage R, Lafage V, Hassanzadeh H, Passias PG.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Nov 15;43(22):E1358-E1363. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002713.


Patients with Adult Spinal Deformity with Previous Fusions Have an Equal Chance of Reaching Substantial Clinical Benefit Thresholds in Health-Related Quality of Life Measures but Do Not Reach the Same Absolute Level of Improvement.

Ailon T, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Soroceanu A, Lafage V, Schwab F, Burton D, Hart R, Kim HJ, Gum J, Hostin R, Kelly MP, Glassman S, Scheer JK, Bess S, Ames CP; International Spine Study Group.

World Neurosurg. 2018 Aug;116:e354-e361. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.04.204. Epub 2018 May 9.


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