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  1. Misaligned Versus Straight Placement of Anterior Cervical Plates: A Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes Study.
  2. Ideal starting point and trajectory for C2 pedicle screw placement: a 3D computed tomography analysis using perioperative measurements.
  3. Effects of misalignment on static torsional strength of anterior cervical plate systems.
  4. "White cord syndrome" of acute tetraplegia after anterior cervical decompression and fusion for chronic spinal cord compression: a case report.
  5. Postoperative cervical haematoma complicated by ipsilateral carotid thrombosis and aphasia after anterior cervical fusion: a case report.
  6. Postoperative magnetic resonance imaging assessment for potential compressive effects of retained posterior longitudinal ligament after anterior cervical fusions: a cross-sectional study.
  7. Less exposure surgery for multilevel anterior cervical fusion using 2 transverse incisions.
  8. The manubrium as an external guide for centralizing anterior cervical plates: technique tips and initial experience.
  9. The mandibular angle as a landmark for identification of cervical spinal level.
  10. Preoperative narcotic use as a predictor of clinical outcome: results following anterior cervical arthrodesis.
  11. Myelographic evaluation of cervical spondylosis: patient tolerance and complications.
  12. Role of plate thickness as a cause of dysphagia after anterior cervical fusion.
  13. Risk for infection after anterior cervical fusion: prevention with iodophor-impregnated incision drapes.
  14. Controlled cervical extension osteotomy for ankylosing spondylitis utilizing the Jackson operating table: technical note.
  15. Mastication causing segmental spinal motion in common cervical orthoses.
  16. Use of spinous processes to determine drill trajectory during placement of lateral mass screws: a cadaveric analysis.
  17. Transforaminal cervical blood patch for the treatment of post-dural puncture headache.
  18. The young cervical spinal stenotic.
  19. Traumatic atlanto-occipital dislocation in children.
  1. Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion in Ambulatory Surgery Centers: Patient Selection and Outcome Measures Compared With an Inhospital Cohort.
  2. Biomechanics of posterior instrumentation in L1-L3 lateral interbody fusion: Pedicle screw rod construct vs. transfacet pedicle screws.
  3. Stabilizing Effects of a Particulate Demineralized Bone Matrix in the L4 Interbody Space with and without PEEK Cage - A Literature Review and Preliminary Results of a Cadaveric Biomechanical Study.
  4. Stability of transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in the setting of retained facets and posterior fixation using transfacet or standard pedicle screws.
  5. Mini-open or percutaneous bilateral lumbar transfacet pedicle screw fixation: a technical note.
  6. Lag screw fixation of remote bilateral pedicle fractures of the fourth and fifth lumbar vertebrae after a single gunshot wound: a case report and technical pearl.
  7. Risk of progression in de novo low-magnitude degenerative lumbar curves: natural history and literature review.
  8. Success of lumbar microdiscectomy in patients with modic changes and low-back pain: a prospective pilot study.
  9. Bleeding risk with ketorolac after lumbar microdiscectomy.
  10. Prospective evaluation of a 3-blade speculum cannula for minimally invasive lumbar microdiscectomy.
  11. Changes in the iliac crest-lumbar relationship from standing to prone.
  12. Interspinous bursitis in an athlete.
  13. Safety and usefulness of free fat grafts after microdiscectomy using an access cannula: a prospective pilot study and literature review.
  14. The risks of pedicle wall breech with larger screws after undertapping.
  15. The effect of nucleus pulposus crosslinking and glycosaminoglycan degradation on disc mechanical function.
  1. The prevalence of indications and contraindications to cervical total disc replacement.
  2. Epidemiology of indications and contraindications to total disc replacement in an academic practice.
  3. Viscoelastic Disc Arthroplasty Provides Superior Back and Leg Pain Relief in Patients with Lumbar Disc Degeneration Compared to Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion.
  4. Preclinical and clinical experience with a viscoelastic total disc replacement.
  1. Avoidance of Wrong-Level Thoracic Spine Surgery Using Sterile Spinal Needles.
  2. Postembolization paralysis in a man with a thoracolumbar giant cell tumor.
  3. Spinal cord compression in a patient with multiple hereditary exostoses caused by breast adenocarcinoma metastatic to osteochondromas of the spine: case report.
  1. Clinical Outcomes of Outpatient Cervical Total Disc Replacement Compared With Outpatient Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion.
  2. Clinical Outcomes With Midline Cortical Bone Trajectory Pedicle Screws Versus Traditional Pedicle Screws in Moving Lumbar Fusions From Hospitals to Outpatient Surgery Centers.
  3. Eligibility of Outpatient Spine Surgery Candidates in a Single Private Practice.
  4. Feasibility and patient-reported outcomes after outpatient single-level instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion in a surgery center: preliminary results in 16 patients.
  5. Soft Tissue Swelling Incidence Using Demineralized Bone Matrix in the Outpatient Setting
  1. Treatment of advanced primary and recurrent diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis of the knee.
  2. Revision surgery for patellar dislocation after primary total knee arthroplasty.
  3. Extraarticular pigmented villonodular synovitis: a cause for failed knee arthroscopy.
  4. Intraoperative measurements of male and female distal femurs during primary total knee arthroplasty.
  5. Infrapatellar fat pad disruption: a radiographic sign of patellar tendon rupture.
  6. Nonunion of nonoperatively treated fractures of the radial head.
  1. A rare anterior sacral osteochondroma presenting as sciatica in an adult: a case report and review of the literature.
  2. Sacral fractures.
  3. Reattachment of the migrated ununited greater trochanter after revision hip arthroplasty: the abductor slide technique. A review of four cases.
  1. Salvage of distal tibia metaphyseal nonunions with the 90 degrees cannulated blade plate.
  2. Primary osteosarcoma of the distal femur in two consecutive brothers.
  3. Osteochondromas of the distal aspect of the tibia or fibula. Natural history and treatment.
  4. Retrograde nailing of femur fractures in patients with myelopathy and who are nonambulatory.
  5. Treatment of triplane fractures of the head of the proximal phalanx.
  1. The surgeon as a hand patient: the clinical and psychological impact of hand and wrist fractures.
  2. Serous flexor tenosynovitis as an associated finding in meningococcal septic polyarthritis.
  3. Septic arthritis and osteomyelitis of the wrist: reconstruction with a vascularized fibular graft.
  4. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia presenting as pyogenic arthritis of the proximal interphalangeal joint.
  1. Molecular variation in AVP and AVPR1a in New World monkeys (Primates, Platyrrhini): evolution and implications for social monogamy.
  2. Probing the bimolecular interactions of parathyroid hormone with the human parathyroid hormone/parathyroid hormone-related protein receptor. 1. Design, synthesis and characterization of photoreactive benzophenone-containing analogs of parathyroid hormone.
  1. Patient behavior if given their surgeon's cellular telephone number.
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