2012 - 2016 Reference List of Published Journal Articles

  1. Aarabi B, Harrop JS, Tator CH, Alexander M, Dettori JR, Grossman RG et al. Predictors of pulmonary complications in blunt traumatic spinal cord injury. J Neurosurg Spine 2012; 17(Suppl 1):38-45.
  2. Aarabi B, Mirvis S, Shanmuganathan K, Vaccaro AR, Holmes CJ, Akhtar-Danesh N et al. Comparative effectiveness of surgical versus nonoperative management of unilateral, nondisplaced, subaxial cervical spine facet fractures without evidence of spinal cord injury: clinical article. J Neurosurg Spine 2014; 20(3):270-277.
  3. Amorosa LF, Vaccaro AR. Current concepts in cervical spine trauma. Instr Course Lect 2014; 63:255-262.
  4. Anderson DG, Sayadipour A, Limthongkul W, Martin ND, Vaccaro A, Harrop JS. Traumatic central cord syndrome: neurologic recovery after surgical management. Am J Orthop 2012; 41(8):E104-E108.
  5. Anderson KK, Tetreault L, Shamji MF, Singh A, Vukas RR, Harrop JS et al. Optimal timing of surgical decompression for acute traumatic central cord syndrome: a systematic review of the literature. Neurosurgery 2015; 77(Suppl 4):S15-S32.
  6. Ardolino EM, Hutchinson KJ, Pinto ZG, Clark M, Harkema SJ. The ABLE Scale: the development and psychometric properties of an outcome measure for the spinal cord injury population. Phys Ther 2012; 92(8):1046-1054.
  7. Behrman AL, Ardolino E, Vanhiel LR, Kern M, Atkinson D, Lorenz DJ et al. Assessment of functional improvement without compensation reduces variability of outcome measures after human spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2012; 93(9):1518-1529.
  8. Biering-Sorensen F, Alai S, Anderson K, Charlifue S, Chen Y, Devivo M et al. Common data elements for spinal cord injury clinical research: a National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke project. Spinal Cord 2015; 53(4):265-277.
  9. Bridwell KH, Anderson PA, Boden SD, Vaccaro AR, Wang JC. What's new in spine surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2012; 94(12):1140-1146.
  10. Bridwell KH, Anderson PA, Boden SD, Vaccaro AR, Wang JC. What's new in spine surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2013; 95(12):1144-1150.
  11. Bridwell KH, Anderson PA, Boden SD, Kim HJ, Vaccaro AR, Wang JC. What's new in spine surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2014; 96(12):1048-1054.
  12. Buehner JJ, Forrest GF, Schmidt-Read M, White S, Tansey K, Basso DM. Relationship between ASIA examination and functional outcomes in the NeuroRecovery Network Locomotor Training Program. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2012; 93(9):1530-1540.
  13. Burns AS, Marino RJ, Flanders AE, Flett H. Clinical diagnosis and prognosis following spinal cord injury. Handbook Clin Neurol 2012; 109:47-62.
  14. Burns S, Biering-Sorensen F, Donovan W, Graves DE, Jha A, Johansen M et al. International Standards for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury, revised 2011. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 2012; 18(1):85-99.
  15. Cardenas DD, Ditunno JF, Graziani V, McLain AB, Lammertse DP, Potter PJ et al. Two phase 3, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials of fampridine-SR for treatment of spasticity in chronic spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 2014; 52(1):70-76.
  16. Chow DS, Teng Y, Toups EG, Aarabi B, Harrop JS, Shaffrey CI et al. Pharmacology of riluzole in acute spinal cord injury. J Neurosurg Spine 2012; 17(Suppl 1):129-140.
  17. Coe JD, Vaccaro AR, Dailey AT, Sasso RC, Ludwig SC, Harrop JS et al. Lateral mass screw fixation in the cervical spine. J Neurosurg Spine 2014; 20(5):592-596.
  18. Cohen JT, Marino RJ, Sacco P, Terrin N. Association between the Functional Independence Measure following spinal cord injury and long-term outcomes. Spinal Cord 2012; 50(10):728-733.
  19. Coseo NM, Saldua N, Harrop J. Current use of biologic graft extenders for spinal fusion. J Neurosurg Sci 2012; 56(3):203-207.
  20. Ditunno JF, Cardenas DD, Formal C, Dalal K. Advances in the rehabilitation management of acute spinal cord injury. Handbook Clin Neurol 2012; 109:181-195.
  21. Ditunno JF, Jr., Ditunno PL, Scivoletto G, Patrick M, Dijkers M, Barbeau H et al. The Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury (WISCI/WISCI II): nature, metric properties, use and misuse. Spinal Cord 2013; 51(5):346-355.
  22. Dvorak MF, Wing PC, Fehlings MG, Vaccaro AR, Itshayek E, Biering-Sorensen F et al. International spinal cord injury spinal column injury basic data set. Spinal Cord 2012; 50(11):817-821.
  23. Dvorak MF, Itshayek E, Fehlings MG, Vaccaro AR, Wing PC, Biering-Sorensen F et al. International spinal cord injury: spinal interventions and surgical procedures basic data set. Spinal Cord 2015; 53(2):155-165.
  24. Emami Z, Moosavi NS, Karimi M, Vaccaro AR, Rahimi-Movaghar V. S3 motor branch stimulation failure due to nerve fiber burning at the nerve-wire junction: a historical technical note. Surg Neurol Int 2013; 4(1):25.
  25. Eslami V, Saadat S, Habibi AR, Vaccaro AR, Ghodsi SM, Rahimi-Movaghar V. Factors associated with the development of pressure ulcers after spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 2012; 50(12):899-903.
  26. Fehlings MG, Vaccaro A, Wilson JR, Singh A, Cadotte W, Harrop JS et al. Early versus delayed decompression for traumatic cervical spinal cord injury: results of the Surgical Timing in Acute Spinal Cord Injury Study (STASCIS). PLoS One 2012; 7(2):e32037.
  27. Fehlings MG, Wilson JR, Frankowski RF, Toups EG, Aarabi B, Harrop JS et al. Riluzole for the treatment of acute traumatic spinal cord injury: rationale for and design of the NACTN Phase I clinical trial. J Neurosurg Spine 2012; 17(Suppl 1):151-156.
  28. Fisher CG, Vaccaro AR, Prasad SK, Whang PG, Mulpuri K, Thomas KC et al. Evidence-based recommendations for spine surgery. Spine 2014; 39(1):E52-E59.
  29. Gebauer G, Osterman M, Harrop J, Vaccaro A. Spinal cord injury resulting from injury missed on CT scan: the danger of relying on CT alone for collar removal. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2012; 470(6):1652-1657.
  30. Ghobrial GM, Dalyai R, Flanders AE, Harrop J. Nitrous oxide myelopathy posing as spinal cord injury. J Neurosurg Spine 2012; 16(5):489-491.
  31. Ghobrial GM, Amenta PS, Maltenfort M, Williams KA, Jr., Harrop JS, Sharan A et al. Longitudinal incidence and concurrence rates for traumatic brain injury and spine injury - a twenty year analysis. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2014; 123:174-180.
  32. Ghobrial GM, Maulucci CM, Maltenfort M, Dalyai RT, Vaccaro AR, Fehlings MG et al. Operative and nonoperative adverse events in the management of traumatic fractures of the thoracolumbar spine: a systematic review. Neurosurg Focus 2014; 37(1):E8.
  33. Glennie RA, Ailon T, Yang K, Batke J, Fisher CG, Dvorak MF et al. Incidence, impact, and risk factors of adverse events in thoracic and lumbar spine fractures: an ambispective cohort analysis of 390 patients. Spine J 2015; 15(4):629-637.
  34. Grieff AN, Ghobrial GM, Jallo J. Use of liposomal bupivacaine in the postoperative management of posterior spinal decompression. J Neurosurg Spine 2016; 25(1):88-93.
  35. Grossman RG, Frankowski RF, Burau KD, Toups EG, Crommett JW, Johnson MM et al. Incidence and severity of acute complications after spinal cord injury. J Neurosurg Spine 2012; 17(Suppl 1):119-128.
  36. Grossman RG, Fehlings MG, Frankowski RF, Burau KD, Chow DS, Tator C et al. A prospective, multicenter, phase I matched-comparison group trial of safety, pharmacokinetics, and preliminary efficacy of riluzole in patients with traumatic spinal cord injury. J Neurotrauma 2014; 31(3):239-255.
  37. Gruskay J, Kepler C, Smith J, Radcliff K, Vaccaro A. Is surgical case order associated with increased infection rate after spine surgery? Spine 2012; 37(13):1170-1174.
  38. Gruskay J, Smith J, Kepler CK, Radcliff K, Harrop J, Albert T et al. The seasonality of postoperative infection in spine surgery. J Neurosurg Spine 2013; 18(1):57-62.
  39. Guest J, Harrop JS, Aarabi B, Grossman RG, Fawcett JW, Fehlings MG et al. Optimization of the decision-making process for the selection of therapeutics to undergo clinical testing for spinal cord injury in the North American Clinical Trials Network. J Neurosurg Spine 2012; 17(Suppl 1):94-101.
  40. Haddad S, Millhouse PW, Maltenfort M, Restrepo C, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR. Diagnosis and neurologic status as predictors of surgical site infection in primary cervical spinal surgery. Spine J 2016; 16(5):632-642.
  41. Harkema SJ, Schmidt-Read M, Lorenz DJ, Edgerton VR, Behrman AL. Balance and ambulation improvements in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury using locomotor training-based rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2012; 93(9):1508-1517.
  42. Harkema SJ, Schmidt-Read M, Behrman AL, Bratta A, Sisto SA, Edgerton VR. Establishing the NeuroRecovery Network: multisite rehabilitation centers that provide activity-based therapies and assessments for neurologic disorders. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2012; 93(9):1498-1507.
  43. Harkema SJ, Hillyer J, Schmidt-Read M, Ardolino E, Sisto SA, Behrman AL. Locomotor training: as a treatment of spinal cord injury and in the progression of neurologic rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2012; 93(9):1588-1597.
  44. Harkema SJ, Schmidt-Read M, Lorenz D, Edgerton VR, Behrman AL. The authors respond: balance and ambulation improvements in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury using locomotor training-based rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2012; 93(5):919-921.
  45. Harrop JS, Hashimoto R, Norvell D, Raich A, Aarabi B, Grossman RG et al. Evaluation of clinical experience using cell-based therapies in patients with spinal cord injury: a systematic review. J Neurosurg Spine 2012; 17(Suppl 1):230-246.
  46. Harrop JS, Ghobrial GM, Chitale R, Krespan K, Odorizzi L, Fried T et al. Evaluating initial spine trauma response: injury time to trauma center in PA, USA. J Clin Neurosci 2014; 21(10):1725-1729.
  47. Harrop JS. Spinal cord injury: debating the efficacy of methylprednisolone. Neurosurgery 2014; 61(Suppl 1):30-31.
  48. Helgeson MD, Gendelberg D, Sidhu GS, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR. Management of cervical spine trauma: can a prognostic classification of injury determine clinical outcomes? Orthop Clin North Am 2012; 43(1):89-96.
  49. Helgeson MD, Albert TJ. Surgery for failed cervical spine reconstruction. Spine 2012; 37(5):E323-E327.
  50. Hu Y, Dong WX, Kepler CK, Yuan ZS, Sun XY, Zhang J et al. A novel anterior odontoid screw plate for C1-C3 internal fixation: an in-vitro biomechanical study. Spine 2016; 41(2):E64-E72.
  51. Javadi M, Hafezi-Nejad N, Vaccaro AR, Rahimi-Movaghar V. Medical complications and patient outcomes in Iranian veterans with spinal cord injury. Adv Clin Exp Med 2014; 23(2):269-275.
  52. Jette AM, Slavin MD, Ni P, Kisala PA, Tulsky DS, Heinemann AW et al. Development and initial evaluation of the SCI-FI/AT. J Spinal Cord Med 2015; 38(3):409-418.
  53. Joaquim AF, Patel AA, Vaccaro AR. Cervical injuries scored according to the Subaxial Injury Classification system: an analysis of the literature. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine 2014; 5(2):65-70.
  54. Joaquim AF, Lawrence B, Daubs M, Brodke D, Tedeschi H, Vaccaro AR et al. Measuring the impact of the Thoracolumbar Injury Classification and Severity Score among 458 consecutively treated patients. J Spinal Cord Med 2014; 37(1):101-106.
  55. Joaquim AF, Ghizoni E, Tedeschi H, Lawrence B, Brodke DS, Vaccaro AR et al. Upper cervical injuries - a rational approach to guide surgical management. J Spinal Cord Med 2014; 37(2):139-151.
  56. Johnston TE, Marino RJ, Oleson CV, Schmidt-Read M, Modlesky CM. Cycling with functional electrical stimulation before and after a distal femur fracture in a man with paraplegia. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 2015; 21(4):275-281.
  57. Johnston TE, Marino RJ, Oleson CV, Schmidt-Read M, Leiby BE, Sendecki J et al. Musculoskeletal effects of 2 functional electrical stimulation cycling paradigms conducted at different cadences for people with spinal cord injury: a pilot study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016; 97(9):1413-1422.
  58. Kandziora F, Schleicher P, Schnake KJ, Reinhold M, Aarabi B, Bellabarba C et al. The AOSpine classification of thoraco-lumbar spine injuries. Z Orthop Unfall 2016; 154(1):35-42.
  59. Kepler CK, Wilkinson SM, Radcliff KE, Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS et al. Cost-utility analysis in spine care: a systematic review. Spine J 2012; 12(8):676-690.
  60. Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR. Injuries and abnormalities of the cervical spine and return to play criteria. Clin Sports Med 2012; 31(3):499-508.
  61. Kepler CK, Yu AL, Gruskay JA, Delasotta LA, Radcliff KE, Rihn JA et al. Comparison of open and minimally invasive techniques for posterior lumbar instrumentation and fusion after open anterior lumbar interbody fusion. Spine J 2013; 13(5):489-497.
  62. Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Dibra F, Anderson DG, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS et al. Neurologic injury because of trauma after type II odontoid nonunion. Spine J 2014; 14(6):903-908.
  63. Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Koerner JD, Vialle LR, Aarabi B et al. The thoracolumbar AOSpine injury score. Global Spine J 2016; 6(4):329-334.
  64. Kirshblum SC, Biering-Sorensen F, Betz R, Burns S, Donovan W, Graves DE et al. International Standards for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury: cases with classification challenges. J Spinal Cord Med 2014; 37(2):120-127.
  65. Kirshblum SC, Botticello AL, Dyson-Hudson TA, Byrne R, Marino RJ, Lammertse DP. Patterns of sacral sparing components on neurologic recovery in newly injured persons with traumatic spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016; 97(10):1647-1655.
  66. Leahy HP, Beckley AA, Formal CS, Fried GW. Post-traumatic syringomyelia refractory to surgical intervention: a series of cases on recurrent syringomyelia. Spinal Cord Series and Cases 2015; 1:15013.
  67. Lee BA, Leiby BE, Marino RJ. Neurological and functional recovery after thoracic spinal cord injury. J Spinal Cord Med 2016; 39(1):67-76.
  68. Marino RJ, Patrick M, Albright W, Leiby BE, Mulcahey M, Schmidt-Read M et al. Development of an objective test of upper-limb function in tetraplegia: the Capabilities of Upper Extremity Test. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2012; 91(6):478-486.
  69. Marino RJ, Kern SB, Leiby B, Schmidt-Read M, Mulcahey MJ. Reliability and validity of the Capabilities of Upper Extremity Test (CUE-T) in subjects with chronic spinal cord injury. J Spinal Cord Med 2015; 38(4):498-504.
  70. Marino RJ, Schmidt-Read M, Kirshblum SC, Dyson-Hudson TA, Tansey K, Morse LR et al. Reliability and validity of S3 pressure sensation as an alternative to deep anal pressure in neurologic classification of persons with spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016; 97(10):1642-1646.
  71. McLain A, Akins Y, Richards JS, Chen YY, Ditunno JF. Dr. Samuel Stover: promoting health and participation through leadership in spinal cord injury medicine. PM&R 2013; 5(10):809-815.
  72. Morrison SA, Pomeranz JL, Yu N, Read MS, Sisto SA, Behrman AL. Life care planning projections for individuals with motor incomplete spinal cord injury before and after locomotor training intervention: a case series. J Neurol Phys Ther 2012; 36(3):144-153.
  73. O'Boynick CP, Kurd MF, Darden BV, Vaccaro AR, Fehlings MG. Timing of surgery in thoracolumbar trauma: is early intervention safe? Neurosurg Focus 2014; 37(1):E7.
  74. Oleson CV, Seidel BJ, Zhan T. Association of vitamin D deficiency, secondary hyperparathyroidism, and heterotopic ossification in spinal cord injury. J Rehabil Res Dev 2013; 50(9):1177-1186.
  75. Oleson CV, Marino RJ. Responsiveness and concurrent validity of the revised Capabilities of Upper Extremity-Questionnaire (CUE-Q) in patients with acute tetraplegia. Spinal Cord 2014; 52(8):625-628.
  76. Oleson CV, Marino RJ, Leiby BE, Ditunno JF. Influence of age alone, and age combined with pinprick, on recovery of walking function in motor complete, sensory incomplete spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016; 97(10):1635-1641.
  77. Oppenlander ME, Maulucci CM, Ghobrial GM, Harrop JS. Research in spinal surgery: evaluation and practice of evidence-based medicine. World J Orthop 2014; 5(2):89-93.
  78. Patel A, Smith HE, Radcliff K, Yadlapalli N, Vaccaro AR. Odontoid fractures with neurologic deficit have higher mortality and morbidity. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2012; 470(6):1614-1620.
  79. Radcliff K, Su BW, Kepler CK, Rubin T, Shimer AL, Rihn JA et al. Correlation of posterior ligamentous complex injury and neurological injury to loss of vertebral body height, kyphosis, and canal compromise. Spine 2012; 37(13):1142-1150.
  80. Rahimi-Movaghar V, Vaccaro AR. Management of sexual disorders in spinal cord injured patients. Acta Med Iran 2012; 50(5):295-299.
  81. Rahimi-Movaghar V, Sayyah MK, Akbari H, Khorramirouz R, Rasouli MR, Moradi-Lakeh M et al. Epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injury in developing countries: a systematic review. Neuroepidemiology 2013; 41(2):65-85.
  82. Rihn JA, Harrod C, Albert TJ. Revision cervical spine surgery. Orthop Clin North Am 2012; 43(1):123-136.
  83. Savage KE, Oleson CV, Schroeder GD, Sidhu GS, Vaccaro AR. Neurogenic fever after acute traumatic spinal cord injury: a qualitative systematic review. Global Spine J 2016; 6(6):607-614.
  84. Sayadipour A, Mago R, Kepler CK, Chambliss RB, Certa KM, Vaccaro AR et al. Antidepressants and the risk of abnormal bleeding during spinal surgery: a case-control study. Eur Spine J 2012; 21(10):2070-2078.
  85. Schroeder GD, Hjelm N, Vaccaro AR, Weinstein MS, Kepler CK. The effect of increased T2 signal intensity in the spinal cord on the injury severity and early neurological recovery in patients with central cord syndrome. J Neurosurg Spine 2016; 24(5):792-796.
  86. Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR. The use of cell transplantation in spinal cord injuries. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2016; 24(4):266-275.
  87. Scivoletto G, Tamburella F, Laurenza L, Torre M, Molinari M, Ditunno JF. Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury version II in acute spinal cord injury: reliability and reproducibility. Spinal Cord 2014; 52(1):65-69.
  88. Seidel B, Kupfer M. Gorham's Disease in a patient with traumatic spinal cord injury: case report and review of the literature. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 2016; 22(1):79-82.
  89. Senders ZJ, Zussman BM, Maltenfort MG, Sharan AD, Ratliff JK, Harrop JS. The incidence of pulmonary embolism (PE) after spinal fusions. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2012; 114(7):897-901.
  90. Sidhu GS, Ghag A, Prokuski V, Vaccaro AR, Radcliff KE. Civilian gunshot injuries of the spinal cord: a systematic review of the current literature. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2013; 471(12):3945-3955.
  91. Sidhu GS, Henkelman E, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Hilibrand A, Anderson DG et al. Minimally invasive versus open posterior lumbar interbody fusion: a systematic review. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2014; 472(6):1792-1799.
  92. Slavin MD, Ni P, Tulsky DS, Kisala PA, Heinemann AW, Charlifue S et al. Spinal Cord Injury-Functional Index/Assistive Technology short forms. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016; 97(10):1745-1752.
  93. Tator CH, Hashimoto R, Raich A, Norvell D, Fehlings MG, Harrop JS et al. Translational potential of preclinical trials of neuroprotection through pharmacotherapy for spinal cord injury. J Neurosurg Spine 2012; 17(Suppl 1):157-229.
  94. Vaccaro AR, Fisher CG, Angevine PD, Patel AA, Mulpuri K, Thomas KC et al. Evidence-based recommendations for spine surgery. Spine 2012; 37(15):E875-E882.
  95. Vaccaro AR, Koerner JD, Radcliff KE, Oner FC, Reinhold M, Schnake KJ et al. AOSpine subaxial cervical spine injury classification system. Eur Spine J 2016; 25(7):2173-2184.
  96. Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Cumhur OF, Vialle LR, Kandziora F et al. The surgical algorithm for the AOSpine thoracolumbar spine injury classification system. Eur Spine J 2016; 25(4):1087-1094.
  97. Walden K, Belanger LM, Biering-Sorensen F, Burns SP, Echeverria E, Kirshblum S et al. Development and validation of a computerized algorithm for International Standards for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury (ISNCSCI). Spinal Cord 2016; 54(3):197-203.
  98. Wilson JR, Grossman RG, Frankowski RF, Kiss A, Davis AM, Kulkarni AV et al. A clinical prediction model for long-term functional outcome after traumatic spinal cord injury based on acute clinical and imaging factors. J Neurotrauma 2012; 29(13):2263-2271.
  99. Wilson JR, Vaccaro A, Harrop JS, Aarabi B, Shaffrey C, Dvorak M et al. The impact of facet dislocation on clinical outcomes after cervical spinal cord injury: results of a multicenter North American prospective cohort study. Spine 2013; 38(2):97-103.
  100. Wilson JR, BSc LT, Aarabi B, Anderson PA, Arnold PM, Brodke DS et al. Guidelines for the management of patients with spinal cord injury: the optimal timing of decompression. Neurosurgery 2016; 63(Suppl 1):172.
  101. Yeung V, Formal C. Lower extremity hemorrhage in patients with spinal cord injury receiving enoxaparin therapy. J Spinal Cord Med 2015; 38(2):236-238.
  102. Zohrabian VM, Parker L, Harrop JS, Vaccaro AR, Marino RJ, Flanders AE. Can anatomic level of injury on MRI predict neurological level in acute cervical spinal cord injury? Br J Neurosurg 2016; 30(2):204-210.
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