Published in 2010

Bone Grafting Options in Children

Betz, Randal R. MD*; Lavelle, William F. MD†; Samdani, Amer F. MD* Study Design. Retrospective review of the literature. Objective. To review the current literature as well as recent trends in bone grafting techniques available for children. Summary of Background Data. The currently accepted gold standard in bone grafting for…...

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Preservation of Thoracic Kyphosis Is Critical to Maintain Lumbar Lordosis in the Surgical Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Newton, Peter O. MD*†; Yaszay, Burt MD*†; Upasani, Vidyadhar V. MD*; Pawelek, Jeff B. BA†; Bastrom, Tracey P. MA†; Lenke, Lawrence G. MD‡; Lowe, Thomas MD§; Crawford, Alvin MD¶; Betz, Randal MD∥; Lonner, Baron MD**; Harms Study Group Study Design. Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected multicenter series. Objective. To evaluate…...

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Variations in Pelvic and Other Sagittal Spinal Parameters as a Function of Race in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Lonner, Baron S. MD*; Auerbach, Joshua D. MD†; Sponseller, Paul MD‡; Rajadhyaksha, Amar D. MD*; Newton, Peter O. MD§ Study Design. A retrospective review of clinical and radiographic data from a multicenter adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) database. Objective. The purpose of this study was to perform a comprehensive radiographic evaluation…...

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Evaluation of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Following Pedicle Screw, Hook, or Hybrid Instrumentation

Helgeson, Melvin D. MD*; Shah, Suken A. MD†; Newton, Peter O. MD‡; Clements, David H. III MD§; Betz, Randal R. MD¶; Marks, Michelle C. PT, MA‡; Bastrom, Tracey MA‡; The Harms Study Group Study Design. Retrospective review. Objective. To compare the incidence of and risk factors for proximal junctional kyphosis…...

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Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Treated With Open Instrumented Anterior Spinal Fusion: Five-Year Follow-up

Tis, John E. MD*; O’Brien, Michael F. MD†; Newton, Peter O. MD‡; Lenke, Lawrence G. MD§; Clements, David H. MD¶∥; Harms, Jürgen MD**; Betz, Randal R. MD¶ Study Design. A multicenter prospective database was queried for patients who underwent open instrumented anterior spinal fusion (OASF) for treatment of primary thoracic…...

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