Published in 2003

Anterior Single-Rod Instrumentation of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine: Saving Levels

Lowe, Thomas G. MD*; Betz, Randal MD*; Lenke, Lawrence MD†; Clements, David MD‡; Harms, Jürgen§; Newton, Peter MD¶; Haher, Thomas MD∥; Merola, Andrew MD§; Wenger, Dennis MD¶ Study Design. To evaluate the ability of single-rod anterior instrumentation to save or preserve fusion levels and improve thoracic hypokyphosis in patients with…...

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Anterior Single Rod Instrumentation for Thoracolumbar Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis With And Without the Use of Structural Interbody Support

Lowe, Thomas G. MD; Alongi, Paul R. MD; Smith, David A. B. MSc; O’Brien, Michael F. MD; Mitchell, Shari L. MA; Pinteric, Raymarla J. MT Study Design. A radiographic and clinical outcomes analysis of 41 patients treated for thoracolumbar adolescent idiopathic scoliosis utilizing a single anterior rigid rod construct. Objectives.…...

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Anterior Endoscopic Discectomy and Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Lenke, Lawrence G. MD Study Design. A review of adolescent patients with idiopathic scoliosis undergoing endoscopic release and spinal fusion. Objective. To describe the indications, techniques, results, and complications of thoracic anterior endoscopic scoliosis surgery. Summary of Background Data. Anterior endoscopic treatment of thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis has become an…...

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Thoracoscopic Multilevel Anterior Instrumented Fusion in a Goat Model

Newton, Peter O. MD*†; Lee, Steven S. MD†; Mahar, Andrew T. MS*†; Farnsworth, Christine L. MS*; Weinstein, Craig H. MD* Study Design. A survival study in a caprine model for evaluation of a thoracoscopic anterior scoliosis instrumentation construct for fusion. Objective. To compare the efficacy of performing multilevel anterior thoracoscopic…...

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Use of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery to Reduce Perioperative Morbidity in Scoliosis Surgery

Newton, Peter O. MD*†; Marks, Michelle , MS*; Faro, Frances , MD†; Betz, Randy , MD‡; Clements, David , MD‡; Haher, Tom , MD§; Lenke, Larry , MD∥; Lowe, Tom , MD¶; Merola, Andrew , MD§; Wenger, Dennis , MD*† Study Design. A case series of idiopathic scoliosis patients treated…...

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Factors Involved in the Decision to Perform a Selective Versus Nonselective Fusion of Lenke 1B and 1C (King-Moe II) Curves in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Newton, Peter O. MD*†; Faro, Frances D. , MD*†; Lenke, Lawrence G. , MD‡; Betz, Randal R. , MD§; Clements, David H. , MD§; Lowe, Thomas G. , MD∥; Haher, Thomas R. , MD¶; Merola, Andrew A. , MD¶; D’Andrea, Linda P. , MD§; Marks, Michelle , MS*; Wenger, Dennis…...

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