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Christopher Ames, MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentNeurological Surgery
Address400 Parnassus Ave, UC Clinics
San Francisco CA 94158
Phone415-353-2348
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    University of California Los AngelesM.D.1991School of Medicine

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    1. Kato S, Fehlings MG, Lewis SJ, Lenke LG, Shaffrey CI, Cheung KMC, Carreon LY, Dekutoski MB, Schwab FJ, Boachie-Adjei O, Kebaish KM, Ames C, Qiu Y, Matsuyama Y, Dahl BT, Mehdian H, Pellisé F, Berven SH. An Analysis of the Incidence and Outcomes of Major Versus Minor Neurological Decline After Complex Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Subanalysis of Scoli-RISK-1 Study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Jul 01; 43(13):905-912. PMID: 29894429.
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    2. Zygourakis CC, DiGiorgio AM, Crutcher CL, Safaee M, Nicholls FH, Ore CD, Ahmed AK, Deviren V, Ames C. The Safety and Efficacy of CT-Guided, Fluoroscopy-Free Vertebroplasty in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. World Neurosurg. 2018 May 29. PMID: 29857213.
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    3. Protopsaltis TS, Lafage R, Smith JS, Passias PG, Shaffrey CI, Kim HJ, Mundis GM, Ames C, Burton DC, Bess S, Klineberg E, Hart RA, Schwab FJ, Lafage V. The Lumbar Pelvic Angle, the Lumbar Component of the T1 Pelvic Angle, Correlates With HRQOL, PI-LL Mismatch, and it Predicts Global Alignment. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 May 15; 43(10):681-687. PMID: 28742755.
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    4. Miller EK, Lenke LG, Neuman BJ, Sciubba DM, Kebaish KM, Smith JS, Qiu Y, Dahl BT, Pellisé F, Matsuyama Y, Carreon LY, Fehlings MG, Cheung KM, Lewis S, Dekutoski MB, Schwab FJ, Boachie-Adjei O, Mehdian H, Bess S, Shaffrey CI, Ames C. External Validation of the Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD) Frailty Index (ASD-FI) in the Scoli-RISK-1 Patient Database. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 May 14. PMID: 29762340.
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    5. 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 C. 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. World Neurosurg. 2018 May 09. PMID: 29751181.
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    6. Safaee MM, Dalle Ore CL, Zygourakis CC, Deviren V, Ames C. The unreimbursed costs of preventing revision surgery in adult spinal deformity: analysis of cost-effectiveness of proximal junctional failure prevention with ligament augmentation. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 May; 44(5):E13. PMID: 29712521.
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    7. Mizutani J, Verma K, Endo K, Ishii K, Abumi K, Yagi M, Hosogane N, Yang J, Tay B, Deviren V, Ames C. Global Spinal Alignment in Cervical Kyphotic Deformity: The Importance of Head Position and Thoracolumbar Alignment in the Compensatory Mechanism. Neurosurgery. 2018 May 01; 82(5):686-694. PMID: 28591781.
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    8. Mizutani J, Strom R, Abumi K, Endo K, Ishii K, Yagi M, Tay B, Deviren V, Ames C. How Cervical Reconstruction Surgery Affects Global Spinal Alignment. Neurosurgery. 2018 Apr 28. PMID: 29718359.
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    9. Passias PG, Vasquez-Montes D, Poorman GW, Protopsaltis T, Horn SR, Bortz CA, Segreto F, Diebo B, Ames C, Smith J, LaFage V, LaFage R, Klineberg E, Shaffrey C, Bess S, Schwab F. Predictive model for distal junctional kyphosis after cervical deformity surgery. Spine J. 2018 Apr 27. PMID: 29709551.
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    10. Ailon T, Hamilton DK, Klineberg E, Daniels AH, Lafage V, Bess S, Burton DC, Gupta M, Schwab F, Ames C, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Hart RA. Radiographic Fusion Grade Does Not Impact Health Related Quality of Life in the Absence of Instrumentation Failure for Patients Undergoing Posterior Instrumented Fusion for Adult Spinal Deformity. World Neurosurg. 2018 Apr 27. PMID: 29709744.
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    11. Dalle Ore CL, Ames C, Magill ST, Deviren V, Aghi MK, Lau D. Initial experience with intraoperative phosphorous-32 brachytherapy during resection of malignant spinal tumors. World Neurosurg. 2018 Apr 24. PMID: 29702311.
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    12. Buell TJ, Buchholz AL, Quinn JC, Bess S, Line BG, Ames C, Schwab FJ, Lafage V, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS. A Pilot Study on Posterior Polyethylene Tethers to Prevent Proximal Junctional Kyphosis After Multilevel Spinal Instrumentation for Adult Spinal Deformity. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 Apr 24. PMID: 29688555.
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    13. Daniels AH, Bess S, Line B, Eltorai AEM, Reid DBC, Lafage V, Akbarnia BA, Ames C, Boachie-Adjei O, Burton DC, Deviren V, Kim HJ, Hart RA, Kebaish KM, Klineberg EO, Gupta M, Mundis GM, Hostin RA, O'Brien M, Schwab FJ, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS. Peak Timing for Complications Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. World Neurosurg. 2018 Apr 21. PMID: 29689393.
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    14. Lenke LG, Shaffrey CI, Carreon LY, Cheung KMC, Dahl BT, Fehlings MG, Ames C, Boachie-Adjei O, Dekutoski MB, Kebaish KM, Lewis SJ, Matsuyama Y, Mehdian H, Pellisé F, Qiu Y, Schwab FJ. Lower Extremity Motor Function Following Complex Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Two-Year Follow-up in the Scoli-RISK-1 Prospective, Multicenter, International Study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Apr 18; 100(8):656-665. PMID: 29664852.
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    15. Safaee MM, Scheer JK, Ailon T, Smith JS, Hart RA, Burton DC, Bess S, Neuman BJ, Passias PG, Miller E, Shaffrey CI, Schwab F, Lafage V, Klineberg EO, Ames C. Predictive Modeling of Length of Hospital Stay Following Adult Spinal Deformity Correction: Analysis of 653 Patients with an Accuracy of 75% within 2 Days. World Neurosurg. 2018 Apr 17. PMID: 29678702.
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    16. Hart RA, Rastegar F, Contag A, Kane M, Daniels A, Klineberg E, Eastlack R, Smith JS, Hostin R, Hamilton DK, Gum JL, Burton DC, Sheer JK, Ames C, Schwab F, Lafage V, Bess S, Shaffrey C, Kebaish K. Inter- and Intra-rater Reliability of the Hart-ISSG Proximal Junctional Failure Severity Scale. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Apr 15; 43(8):E461-E467. PMID: 29189643.
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    17. Lau D, Osorio JA, Deviren V, Ames C. The relationship of older age and perioperative outcomes following thoracolumbar three-column osteotomy for adult spinal deformity: an analysis of 300 consecutive cases. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 Apr 06; 1-14. PMID: 29624129.
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    18. Gupta S, Eksi MS, Ames C, Deviren V, Durbin-Johnson B, Smith JS, Gupta MC. A Novel 4-Rod Technique Offers Potential to Reduce Rod Breakage and Pseudarthrosis in Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomies for Adult Spinal Deformity Correction. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 Apr 01; 14(4):449-456. PMID: 28973658.
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    19. Miller EK, Vila-Casademunt A, Neuman BJ, Sciubba DM, Kebaish KM, Smith JS, Alanay A, Acaroglu ER, Kleinstück F, Obeid I, Sánchez Pérez-Grueso FJ, Carreon LY, Schwab FJ, Bess S, Scheer JK, Lafage V, Shaffrey CI, Pellisé F, Ames C. External validation of the adult spinal deformity (ASD) frailty index (ASD-FI). Eur Spine J. 2018 Mar 30. PMID: 29603013.
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    20. Yeramaneni S, Ames C, Bess S, Burton D, Smith JS, Glassman S, Gum JL, Carreon L, Jain A, Zygourakis C, Avramis I, Hostin R. Center variation in episode-of-care costs for adult spinal deformity surgery: results from a prospective, multicenter database. Spine J. 2018 Mar 22. PMID: 29578109.
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    21. Scheer JK, Lafage R, Schwab FJ, Liabaud B, Smith JS, Mundis GM, Hostin R, Shaffrey CI, Burton DC, Hart RA, Kim HJ, Bess S, Gupta M, Lafage V, Ames C. Under Correction of Sagittal Deformities Based on Age-adjusted Alignment Thresholds Leads to Worse Health-related Quality of Life Whereas Over Correction Provides No Additional Benefit. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Mar 15; 43(6):388-393. PMID: 29016433.
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    22. Raad M, Jain A, Neuman BJ, Hassanzadeh H, Gupta MC, Burton DC, Mundis GM, Lafage V, Klineberg EO, Hostin RA, Ames C, Bess S, Sciubba DM, Kebaish KM. Association of Patient-reported Narcotic Use with Short- and Long-term Outcomes After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Multicenter Study of 425 Patients With 2-year Follow-up. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Mar 13. PMID: 29538242.
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    23. Dalle Ore CL, Lau D, Davis JL, Safaee MM, Ames C. Rare case of a recurrent juvenile ossifying fibroma of the lumbosacral spine. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 Mar 09; 1-7. PMID: 29521580.
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    24. Zygourakis CC, Liu CY, Keefe M, Moriates C, Ratliff J, Dudley RA, Gonzales R, Mummaneni PV, Ames C. Analysis of National Rates, Cost, and Sources of Cost Variation in Adult Spinal Deformity. Neurosurgery. 2018 Mar 01; 82(3):378-387. PMID: 28486687.
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    25. Scheer JK, Hostin R, Robinson C, Schwab F, Lafage V, Burton DC, Hart RA, Kelly MP, Keefe M, Polly D, Bess S, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS, Ames C. Operative Management of Adult Spinal Deformity Results in Significant Increases in QALYs Gained Compared to Nonoperative Management: Analysis of 479 Patients With Minimum 2-Year Follow-Up. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 03 01; 43(5):339-347. PMID: 27253084.
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    26. Poorman GW, Passias PG, Qureshi R, Hassanzadeh H, Horn S, Bortz C, Segreto F, Jain A, Kelly M, Hostin R, Ames C, Smith J, LaFage V, Burton D, Bess S, Shaffrey C, Schwab F, Gupta M. Cost-utility analysis of cervical deformity surgeries using one-year outcome. Spine J. 2018 Feb 27. PMID: 29499339.
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    27. Safaee MM, Deviren V, Dalle Ore C, Scheer JK, Lau D, Osorio JA, Nicholls F, Ames C. Ligament augmentation for prevention of proximal junctional kyphosis and proximal junctional failure in adult spinal deformity. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 Feb 23; 1-8. PMID: 29473789.
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    28. Passias PG, Horn SR, Bortz CA, Ramachandran S, Burton DC, Protopsaltis T, Lafage R, Lafage V, Diebo BG, Poorman GW, Segreto FA, Smith JS, Ames C, Shaffrey CI, Kim HJ, Neuman B, Daniels AH, Soroceanu A, Klineberg E. The Relationship between Improvements in Myelopathy and Sagittal Realignment in Cervical Deformity Surgery Outcomes. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Feb 16. PMID: 29462071.
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    29. Fehlings MG, Kato S, Lenke LG, Nakashima H, Nagoshi N, Shaffrey CI, Cheung KMC, Carreon L, Dekutoski MB, Schwab FJ, Boachie-Adjei O, Kebaish KM, Ames C, Qiu Y, Matsuyama Y, Dahl BT, Mehdian H, Pellisé-Urquiza F, Lewis SJ, Berven SH. Incidence and risk factors of post-operative neurological decline after complex adult spinal deformity surgery: results of the scoli-risk-1 study. Spine J. 2018 Feb 13. PMID: 29452281.
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    30. Goldschmidt E, Angriman F, Ferreyro B, Agarwal N, Zhou J, Chen K, Tempel ZJ, Gerszten PC, Kanter AS, Okonkwo DO, Passias P, Scheer J, Protopsaltis T, Lafage V, Lafage R, Schwab F, Bess S, Ames C, Smith JS, Burton D, Hamilton DK. Design and Testing of 2 Novel Scores That Predict Global Sagittal Alignment Utilizing Cervical or Lumbar Plain Radiographs. Neurosurgery. 2018 Feb 01; 82(2):163-171. PMID: 28419292.
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    31. Passias PG, Jalai CM, Smith JS, Lafage V, Diebo BG, Protopsaltis T, Poorman G, Ramchandran S, Bess S, Shaffrey CI, Ames C, Schwab F. Characterizing Adult Cervical Deformity and Disability Based on Existing Cervical and Adult Deformity Classification Schemes at Presentation and Following Correction. Neurosurgery. 2018 Feb 01; 82(2):192-201. PMID: 28575457.
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    32. Reid DBC, Daniels AH, Ailon T, Miller E, Sciubba DM, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Schwab F, Burton D, Hart RA, Hostin R, Line B, Bess S, Ames C. Frailty and Health-Related Quality of Life Improvement Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. World Neurosurg. 2018 Apr; 112:e548-e554. PMID: 29360585.
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    33. Safaee MM, Ames C, Deviren V, Clark AJ. Minimally Invasive Lateral Retroperitoneal Approach for Resection of Extraforaminal Lumbar Plexus Schwannomas: Operative Techniques and Literature Review. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 Jan 17. PMID: 29351647.
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    34. Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Kim HJ, Passias P, Protopsaltis T, Lafage R, Mundis GM, Klineberg E, Lafage V, Schwab FJ, Scheer JK, Miller E, Kelly M, Hamilton DK, Gupta M, Deviren V, Hostin R, Albert T, Riew KD, Hart R, Burton D, Bess S, Ames C. Prospective Multicenter Assessment of All-Cause Mortality Following Surgery for Adult Cervical Deformity. Neurosurgery. 2018 Jan 17. PMID: 29351637.
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    35. Langella F, Villafañe JH, Lafage V, Smith JS, Shaffrey C, Kim HJ, Burton D, Hostin R, Bess S, Ames C, Mundis G, Klineberg E, Schwab F, Lafage R, Berjano P. Xipho-pubic angle (XPA) correlates with patient's reported outcomes in a population of adult spinal deformity: results from a multi-center cohort study. Eur Spine J. 2018 Mar; 27(3):670-677. PMID: 29330576.
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    36. Hosogane N, Ames C, Matsumoto M, Yagi M, Matsuyama Y, Taneichi H, Yamato Y, Takeuchi D, Schwab F, Shaffrey C, Smith JS, Bess S, Lafage V. Ethnic Variations in Radiographic Parameters and SRS-22 Scores in Adult Spinal Deformity: A Comparison Between North American and Japanese Patients Above 50 Years of Age With Minimum 2-Year Follow-up. Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Jan 08. PMID: 29315120.
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    37. Grabel ZJ, Hart RA, Clark AP, Park SH, Shaffrey CI, Scheer JK, Smith JS, Kelly MP, DePasse JM, Gupta MC, Ames C, Daniels AH. Adult Spinal Deformity Knowledge in Orthopedic Spine Surgeons: Impact of Fellowship Training, Experience, and Practice Characteristics. Spine Deform. 2018 Jan; 6(1):60-66. PMID: 29287819.
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    38. Ailon T, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Kim HJ, Mundis G, Gupta M, Klineberg E, Schwab F, Lafage V, Lafage R, Passias P, Protopsaltis T, Neuman B, Daniels A, Scheer JK, Soroceanu A, Hart R, Hostin R, Burton D, Deviren V, Albert TJ, Riew KD, Bess S, Ames C. Outcomes of Operative Treatment for Adult Cervical Deformity: A Prospective Multicenter Assessment With 1-Year Follow-up. Neurosurgery. 2017 Dec 21. PMID: 29281107.
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    39. Challier V, Henry JK, Liu S, Ames C, Kebaish K, Obeid I, Hostin R, Gupta M, Boachie-Adjei O, Smith JS, Mundis G, Bess S, Schwab F, Lafage V. Complication Rates and Maintenance of Correction After 3-Column Osteotomy in the Elderly: Report of 55 Patients With 2-Year Follow-up. Neurosurgery. 2017 Dec 21. PMID: 29281113.
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    40. Passias PG, Bortz C, Horn S, Segreto F, Poorman G, Jalai C, Daniels A, Hamilton DK, Kim HJ, Sciubba D, Smith JS, Neuman B, Shaffrey C, Lafage V, Lafage R, Protopsaltis T, Ames C, Hart R, Mundis G, Eastlack R. Drivers of Cervical Deformity Have a Strong Influence on Achieving Optimal Radiographic and Clinical Outcomes at 1 Year After Cervical Deformity Surgery. World Neurosurg. 2018 Apr; 112:e61-e68. PMID: 29248781.
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    41. Protopsaltis TS, Ramchandran S, Hamilton K, Sciubba D, Passias PG, Lafage V, Lafage R, Smith JS, Hart RA, Gupta M, Burton D, Bess S, Shaffrey C, Ames C. Analysis of Successful vs. Failed Radiographic Outcomes following Cervical Deformity Surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Dec 08. PMID: 29227365.
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    42. Kelly MP, Kim HJ, Ames C, Burton DC, Carreon LY, Polly DW, Hostin R, Jain A, Gum JL, Lafage V, Schwab FJ, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS, Bess S. Minimum Detectable Measurement Difference (MDMD) for Health Related Quality of Life (HRQL) Measures Varies According Age and Disability in Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD): Implications for Calculating Minimal Clinically Important Difference (MCID). Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Dec 05. PMID: 29215503.
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    43. Miller EK, Neuman BJ, Jain A, Daniels AH, Ailon T, Sciubba DM, Kebaish KM, Lafage V, Scheer JK, Smith JS, Bess S, Shaffrey CI, Ames C. An assessment of frailty as a tool for risk stratification in adult spinal deformity surgery. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Dec; 43(6):E3. PMID: 29191099.
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    44. Poorman GW, Passias PG, Horn SR, Frangella NJ, Daniels AH, Hamilton DK, Kim H, Sciubba D, Diebo BG, Bortz CA, Segreto FA, Kelly MP, Smith JS, Neuman BJ, Shaffrey CI, LaFage V, LaFage R, Ames C, Hart R, Mundis GM, Eastlack R. Despite worse baseline status depressed patients achieved outcomes similar to those in nondepressed patients after surgery for cervical deformity. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Dec; 43(6):E10. PMID: 29191101.
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    45. Bumpass DB, Lenke LG, Gum JL, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS, Ames C, Bess S, Neuman BJ, Klineberg E, Mundis GM, Schwab F, Lafage V, Kim HJ, Burton DC, Kebaish KM, Hostin R, Lafage R, Kelly MP. Male sex may not be associated with worse outcomes in primary all-posterior adult spinal deformity surgery: a multicenter analysis. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Dec; 43(6):E9. PMID: 29191095.
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    46. Shaffrey CI, Smith JS, Ames C, Yagi M, Alanay A, Ha Y. Introduction. Adult spinal deformity. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Dec; 43(6):E1. PMID: 29191097.
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    47. Lau D, Chan AK, Deverin V, Ames C. Does prior spine surgery or instrumentation affect surgical outcomes following 3-column osteotomy for correction of thoracolumbar deformities? Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Dec; 43(6):E8. PMID: 29191104.
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    48. Oh T, Scheer JK, Smith JS, Hostin R, Robinson C, Gum JL, Schwab F, Hart RA, Lafage V, Burton DC, Bess S, Protopsaltis T, Klineberg EO, Shaffrey CI, Ames C. Potential of predictive computer models for preoperative patient selection to enhance overall quality-adjusted life years gained at 2-year follow-up: a simulation in 234 patients with adult spinal deformity. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Dec; 43(6):E2. PMID: 29191094.
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    49. Scheer JK, Bakhsheshian J, Keefe MK, Lafage V, Bess S, Protopsaltis TS, Burton DC, Hart RA, Shaffrey CI, Schwab F, Smith JS, Smith ZA, Koski TR, Ames C. Initial Experience With Real-Time Continuous Physical Activity Monitoring in Patients Undergoing Spine Surgery. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Dec; 30(10):E1434-E1443. PMID: 28234773.
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    50. Ramchandran S, Protopsaltis TS, Sciubba D, Scheer JK, Jalai CM, Daniels A, Passias PG, Lafage V, Kim HJ, Mundis G, Klineberg E, Hart RA, Smith JS, Shaffrey C, Ames C. Prospective multi-centric evaluation of upper cervical and infra-cervical sagittal compensatory alignment in patients with adult cervical deformity. Eur Spine J. 2018 Feb; 27(2):416-425. PMID: 29185112.
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    51. Nicholls FH, Bae J, Theologis AA, Eksi MS, Ames C, Berven SH, Burch S, Tay BK, Deviren V. Factors Associated With the Development of and Revision for Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in 440 Consecutive Adult Spinal Deformity Patients. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Nov 15; 42(22):1693-1698. PMID: 28441308.
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    52. Kato S, Fehlings MG, Lewis SJ, Lenke LG, Shaffrey CI, Cheung KMC, Carreon L, Dekutoski MB, Schwab FJ, Boachie-Adjei O, Kebaish KM, Ames C, Qiu Y, Matsuyama Y, Dahl BT, Mehdian H, Pellisé F, Berven SH. An Analysis of the Incidence and Outcomes of Major vs. Minor Neurological Decline after Complex Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Sub-analysis of Scoli-RISK-1 Study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Nov 10. PMID: 29135883.
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    53. Bae J, Theologis AA, Strom R, Tay B, Burch S, Berven S, Mummaneni PV, Chou D, Ames C, Deviren V. Comparative analysis of 3 surgical strategies for adult spinal deformity with mild to moderate sagittal imbalance. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 Jan; 28(1):40-49. PMID: 29087808.
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    54. Weber MH, Fortin M, Shen J, Tay B, Hu SS, Berven S, Burch S, Chou D, Ames C, Deviren V. Graft Subsidence and Revision Rates Following Anterior Cervical Corpectomy: A Clinical Study Comparing Different Interbody Cages. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Nov; 30(9):E1239-E1245. PMID: 27623304.
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    55. Miller EK, Ailon T, Neuman BJ, Klineberg EO, Mundis GM, Sciubba DM, Kebaish KM, Lafage V, Scheer JK, Smith JS, Hamilton DK, Bess S, Shaffrey CI, Ames C. Assessment of a Novel Adult Cervical Deformity Frailty Index as a Component of Preoperative Risk Stratification. World Neurosurg. 2018 Jan; 109:e800-e806. PMID: 29107159.
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    56. Lafage R, Line BG, Gupta S, Liabaud B, Schwab F, Smith JS, Gum JL, Ames C, Hostin R, Mundis GM, Kim HJ, Bess S, Klineberg E, Lafage V. Orientation of the Upper-most Instrumented Segment Influences Proximal Junctional Disease Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Oct 15; 42(20):1570-1577. PMID: 28441306.
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    57. Nguyen J, Chu B, Kuo CC, Leasure JM, Ames C, Kondrashov D. Changes in foraminal area with anterior decompression versus keyhole foraminotomy in the cervical spine: a biomechanical investigation. J Neurosurg Spine. 2017 Dec; 27(6):620-626. PMID: 29027895.
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    58. Passias PG, Horn SR, Jalai CM, Ramchandran S, Poorman GW, Kim HJ, Smith JS, Sciubba D, Soroceanu A, Ames C, Hamilton DK, Eastlack R, Burton D, Gupta M, Bess S, Lafage V, Schwab F. Cervical Alignment Changes in Patients Developing Proximal Junctional Kyphosis Following Surgical Correction of Adult Spinal Deformity. Neurosurgery. 2017 Oct 12. PMID: 29040759.
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    59. Passias PG, Jalai CM, Lafage V, Poorman GW, Vira S, Horn SR, Scheer JK, Hamilton DK, Line BG, Bess S, Schwab FJ, Ames C, Burton DC, Hart RA, Klineberg EO. Recovery Kinetics of Radiographic and Implant-Related Revision Patients Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. Neurosurgery. 2017 Oct 06. PMID: 29029213.
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    60. Leung JM, Sands LP, Chen N, Ames C, Berven S, Bozic K, Burch S, Chou D, Covinsky K, Deviren V, Kinjo S, Kramer JH, Ries M, Tay B, Vail T, Weinstein P, Chang S, Meckler G, Newman S, Tsai T, Voss V, Youngblom E. Perioperative Gabapentin Does Not Reduce Postoperative Delirium in Older Surgical Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Anesthesiology. 2017 10; 127(4):633-644. PMID: 28727581.
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    61. Lafage R, Bess S, Glassman S, Ames C, Burton D, Hart R, Kim HJ, Klineberg E, Henry J, Line B, Scheer J, Protopsaltis T, Schwab F, Lafage V. Virtual Modeling of Postoperative Alignment After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery Helps Predict Associations Between Compensatory Spinopelvic Alignment Changes, Overcorrection, and Proximal Junctional Kyphosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Oct 01; 42(19):E1119-E1125. PMID: 28187069.
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    62. Safaee MM, Osorio JA, Verma K, Bess S, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS, Hart R, Deviren V, Ames C. Proximal Junctional Kyphosis Prevention Strategies: A Video Technique Guide. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2017 Oct 01; 13(5):581-585. PMID: 28922883.
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    63. Ferrero E, Liabaud B, Henry JK, Ames C, Kebaish K, Mundis GM, Hostin R, Gupta MC, Boachie-Adjei O, Smith JS, Hart RA, Obeid I, Diebo BG, Schwab FJ, Lafage V. Sagittal alignment and complications following lumbar 3-column osteotomy: does the level of resection matter? J Neurosurg Spine. 2017 Nov; 27(5):560-569. PMID: 28885128.
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    64. Lafage R, Schwab F, Glassman S, Bess S, Harris B, Sheer J, Hart R, Line B, Henry J, Burton D, Kim H, Klineberg E, Ames C, Lafage V. Age-Adjusted Alignment Goals Have the Potential to Reduce PJK. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Sep 01; 42(17):1275-1282. PMID: 28263226.
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    65. Yagi M, Ames C, Keefe M, Hosogane N, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Schwab F, Lafage V, Shay Bess R, Matsumoto M, Watanabe K. A cost-effectiveness comparisons of adult spinal deformity surgery in the United States and Japan. Eur Spine J. 2018 Mar; 27(3):678-684. PMID: 28836012.
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    84. Tabaraee E, Mummaneni P, Abdul-Jabbar A, Shearer D, Roy E, Amin B, Ames C, Burch S, Deviren V, Berven S, Hu S, Chou D, Tay BK. A Comparison of Implants Used in Open-Door Laminoplasty: Structural Rib Allografts Versus Metallic Miniplates. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Jun; 30(5):E523-E529. PMID: 28525472.
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    273. Smith JS, Saulle D, Chen CJ, Lenke LG, Polly DW, Kasliwal MK, Broadstone PA, Glassman SD, Vaccaro AR, Ames C, Shaffrey CI. Rates and causes of mortality associated with spine surgery based on 108,419 procedures: a review of the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality Database. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Nov 01; 37(23):1975-82. PMID: 22498991.
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    274. Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Ames C, Demakakos J, Fu KM, Keshavarzi S, Li CM, Deviren V, Schwab FJ, Lafage V, Bess S. Assessment of symptomatic rod fracture after posterior instrumented fusion for adult spinal deformity. Neurosurgery. 2012 Oct; 71(4):862-7. PMID: 22989960.
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    275. Tang JA, Scheer JK, Smith JS, Deviren V, Bess S, Hart RA, Lafage V, Shaffrey CI, Schwab F, Ames C. The impact of standing regional cervical sagittal alignment on outcomes in posterior cervical fusion surgery. Neurosurgery. 2012 Sep; 71(3):662-9; discussion 669. PMID: 22653395.
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    276. Pekmezci M, McDonald E, Kennedy A, Dedini R, McClellan T, Ames C, Deviren V. Can a novel rectangular footplate provide higher resistance to subsidence than circular footplates? An ex vivo biomechanical study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Sep 01; 37(19):E1177-81. PMID: 22718226.
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    277. Pekmezci M, Tang JA, Cheng L, Modak A, McClellan RT, Buckley JM, Ames C. Comparison of expandable and fixed interbody cages in a human cadaver corpectomy model, part I: endplate force characteristics. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Oct; 17(4):321-6. PMID: 22900505.
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    278. Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Lafage V, Blondel B, Schwab F, Hostin R, Hart R, O'Shaughnessy B, Bess S, Hu SS, Deviren V, Ames C. Spontaneous improvement of cervical alignment after correction of global sagittal balance following pedicle subtraction osteotomy. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Oct; 17(4):300-7. PMID: 22860879.
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    279. Kasliwal MK, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Saulle D, Lenke LG, Polly DW, Ames C, Perra JH. Short-term complications associated with surgery for high-grade spondylolisthesis in adults and pediatric patients: a report from the scoliosis research society morbidity and mortality database. Neurosurgery. 2012 Jul; 71(1):109-16. PMID: 22407074.
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    280. Abdul-Jabbar A, Takemoto S, Weber MH, Hu SS, Mummaneni PV, Deviren V, Ames C, Chou D, Weinstein PR, Burch S, Berven SH. Surgical site infection in spinal surgery: description of surgical and patient-based risk factors for postoperative infection using administrative claims data. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Jul 01; 37(15):1340-5. PMID: 22210012.
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    281. Ames C, Smith JS, Scheer JK, Bess S, Bederman SS, Deviren V, Lafage V, Schwab F, Shaffrey CI. Impact of spinopelvic alignment on decision making in deformity surgery in adults: A review. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Jun; 16(6):547-64. PMID: 22443546.
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    282. Lafage V, Ames C, Schwab F, Klineberg E, Akbarnia B, Smith J, Boachie-Adjei O, Burton D, Hart R, Hostin R, Shaffrey C, Wood K, Bess S. Changes in thoracic kyphosis negatively impact sagittal alignment after lumbar pedicle subtraction osteotomy: a comprehensive radiographic analysis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Feb 01; 37(3):E180-7. PMID: 21673626.
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    283. Tang JA, Scheer JK, Ames C, Buckley JM. Pure moment testing for spinal biomechanics applications: fixed versus 3D floating ring cable-driven test designs. J Biomech. 2012 Feb 23; 45(4):706-10. PMID: 22277153.
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    284. Klineberg E, Schwab F, Ames C, Hostin R, Bess S, Smith JS, Gupta MC, Boachie O, Hart RA, Akbarnia BA, Burton DC, Lafage V. Acute reciprocal changes distant from the site of spinal osteotomies affect global postoperative alignment. Adv Orthop. 2011; 2011:415946. PMID: 22007318; PMCID: PMC3189460.
    285. Williams BJ, Smith JS, Fu KM, Hamilton DK, Polly DW, Ames C, Berven SH, Perra JH, Knapp DR, McCarthy RE, Shaffrey CI. Does bone morphogenetic protein increase the incidence of perioperative complications in spinal fusion? A comparison of 55,862 cases of spinal fusion with and without bone morphogenetic protein. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Sep 15; 36(20):1685-91. PMID: 21897187.
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    286. Acosta FL, McClendon J, O'Shaughnessy BA, Koller H, Neal CJ, Meier O, Ames C, Koski TR, Ondra SL. Morbidity and mortality after spinal deformity surgery in patients 75 years and older: complications and predictive factors. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 Dec; 15(6):667-74. PMID: 21888481.
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    287. Reames DL, Smith JS, Fu KM, Polly DW, Ames C, Berven SH, Perra JH, Glassman SD, McCarthy RE, Knapp RD, Heary R, Shaffrey CI. Complications in the surgical treatment of 19,360 cases of pediatric scoliosis: a review of the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality database. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Aug 15; 36(18):1484-91. PMID: 21037528.
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    288. Lafage V, Smith JS, Bess S, Schwab FJ, Ames C, Klineberg E, Arlet V, Hostin R, Burton DC, Shaffrey CI. Sagittal spino-pelvic alignment failures following three column thoracic osteotomy for adult spinal deformity. Eur Spine J. 2012 Apr; 21(4):698-704. PMID: 21837411; PMCID: PMC3326123.
    289. Deviren V, Scheer JK, Ames C. Technique of cervicothoracic junction pedicle subtraction osteotomy for cervical sagittal imbalance: report of 11 cases. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 Aug; 15(2):174-81. PMID: 21529128.
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    290. Hamilton DK, Smith JS, Sansur CA, Glassman SD, Ames C, Berven SH, Polly DW, Perra JH, Knapp DR, Boachie-Adjei O, McCarthy RE, Shaffrey CI. Rates of new neurological deficit associated with spine surgery based on 108,419 procedures: a report of the scoliosis research society morbidity and mortality committee. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Jul 01; 36(15):1218-28. PMID: 21217448.
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    291. El-Sayed IH, Wu JC, Dhillon N, Ames C, Mummaneni P. The importance of platybasia and the palatine line in patient selection for endonasal surgery of the craniocervical junction: a radiographic study of 12 patients. World Neurosurg. 2011 Jul-Aug; 76(1-2):183-8; discussion 74-8. PMID: 21839972; PMCID: PMC3156412.
    292. Scheer JK, Tang JA, Deviren V, Buckley JM, Pekmezci M, McClellan RT, Ames C. Biomechanical analysis of revision strategies for rod fracture in pedicle subtraction osteotomy. Neurosurgery. 2011 Jul; 69(1):164-72; discussion 172. PMID: 21336218.
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    293. Acosta FL, Sanai N, Cloyd J, Deviren V, Chou D, Ames C. Treatment of Enneking stage 3 aggressive vertebral hemangiomas with intralesional spondylectomy: report of 10 cases and review of the literature. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2011 Jun; 24(4):268-75. PMID: 20844447.
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    294. Scheer JK, Tang JA, Buckley JM, Deviren V, Pekmezci M, McClellan RT, Ames C. Biomechanical analysis of osteotomy type and rod diameter for treatment of cervicothoracic kyphosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Apr 15; 36(8):E519-23. PMID: 21245784.
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    295. Park J, Scheer JK, Lim TJ, Deviren V, Ames C. Biomechanical analysis of Goel technique for C1-2 fusion. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 May; 14(5):639-46. PMID: 21332283.
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    296. Fu KM, Smith JS, Polly DW, Ames C, Berven SH, Perra JH, McCarthy RE, Knapp DR, Shaffrey CI. Correlation of higher preoperative American Society of Anesthesiology grade and increased morbidity and mortality rates in patients undergoing spine surgery. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 Apr; 14(4):470-4. PMID: 21294615.
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    297. Scheer JK, Tang JA, Deviren V, Acosta F, Buckley JM, Pekmezci M, McClellan RT, Ames C. Biomechanical analysis of cervicothoracic junction osteotomy in cadaveric model of ankylosing spondylitis: effect of rod material and diameter. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 Mar; 14(3):330-5. PMID: 21235305.
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    298. Fu KM, Smith JS, Polly DW, Ames C, Berven SH, Perra JH, Glassman SD, McCarthy RE, Knapp DR, Shaffrey CI. Morbidity and mortality associated with spinal surgery in children: a review of the Scoliosis Research Society morbidity and mortality database. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Jan; 7(1):37-41. PMID: 21194285.
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    299. Cloyd JM, Acosta FL, Polley MY, Ames C. En bloc resection for primary and metastatic tumors of the spine: a systematic review of the literature. Neurosurgery. 2010 Aug; 67(2):435-44; discussion 444-5. PMID: 20644431.
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    300. Scheer JK, Tang J, Eguizabal J, Farin A, Buckley JM, Deviren V, McClellan RT, Ames C. Optimal reconstruction technique after C-2 corpectomy and spondylectomy: a biomechanical analysis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010 May; 12(5):517-24. PMID: 20441484.
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    301. Cloyd JM, Acosta FL, Cloyd C, Ames C. Effects of age on perioperative complications of extensive multilevel thoracolumbar spinal fusion surgery. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010 Apr; 12(4):402-8. PMID: 20367376.
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    302. Eguizabal J, Tufaga M, Scheer JK, Ames C, Lotz JC, Buckley JM. Pure moment testing for spinal biomechanics applications: Fixed versus sliding ring cable-driven test designs. J Biomech. 2010 May 07; 43(7):1422-5. PMID: 20181340.
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    303. El-Sayed IH, Wu JC, Ames C, Balamurali G, Mummaneni PV. Combined transnasal and transoral endoscopic approaches to the craniovertebral junction. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 2010 Jan; 1(1):44-8. PMID: 20890414; PMCID: PMC2944854.
    304. Tate MC, Banerjee A, Vandenberg SR, Tihan T, Chi JH, Ames C, Parsa AT. Post-radiation reactive changes in a single vertebral body mimicking metastatic pineoblastoma. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Nov; 4(5):479-83. PMID: 19877784.
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    305. Yang I, Paik E, Huh NG, Parsa AT, Ames C. Giant thoracic schwannoma presenting with abrupt onset of abdominal pain: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2009 Oct 30; 3:88. PMID: 19946504; PMCID: PMC2783087.
    306. Cloyd JM, Chou D, Deviren V, Ames C. En bloc resection of primary tumors of the cervical spine: report of two cases and systematic review of the literature. Spine J. 2009 Nov; 9(11):928-35. PMID: 19716772.
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    307. Acosta FL, Cloyd JM, Aryan HE, Ames C. Patient satisfaction and radiographic outcomes after lumbar spinal fusion without iliac crest bone graft or transverse process fusion. J Clin Neurosci. 2009 Sep; 16(9):1184-7. PMID: 19500992.
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    308. Chou D, Acosta F, Cloyd JM, Ames C. Parasagittal osteotomy for en bloc resection of multilevel cervical chordomas. J Neurosurg Spine. 2009 May; 10(5):397-403. PMID: 19442000.
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    309. Buckley JM, Kuo CC, Cheng LC, Loo K, Motherway J, Slyfield C, Deviren V, Ames C. Relative strength of thoracic vertebrae in axial compression versus flexion. Spine J. 2009 Jun; 9(6):478-85. PMID: 19364678.
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    310. Aryan HE, Newman CB, Lu DC, Hu SS, Tay BK, Bradford DS, Puttlitz CM, Ames C. Relaxation of forces needed to distract cervical vertebrae after discectomy: a biomechanical study. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2009 Apr; 22(2):100-4. PMID: 19342931.
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    311. Ames C, Wang VY, Deviren V, Vrionis FD. Posterior transpedicular corpectomy and reconstruction of the axial vertebra for metastatic tumor. J Neurosurg Spine. 2009 Feb; 10(2):111-6. PMID: 19278323.
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    312. Wang VY, Deviren V, Ames C. Reconstruction of C-1 lateral mass with titanium mesh cage after resection of an aneurysmal bone cyst of the atlas. J Neurosurg Spine. 2009 Feb; 10(2):117-21. PMID: 19278324.
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    313. Ciacci J, Ho A, Ames C, Jandial R. Stem cell horizons in intervertebral disc degeneration. Stem Cells Cloning. 2009 Jan 20; 1:31-9. PMID: 24198503; PMCID: PMC3781689.
    314. Barnes AH, Eguizabal JA, Acosta FL, Lotz JC, Buckley JM, Ames C. Biomechanical pullout strength and stability of the cervical artificial pedicle screw. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Jan 01; 34(1):E16-20. PMID: 19127143.
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    315. Sahgal A, Ames C, Chou D, Ma L, Huang K, Xu W, Chin C, Weinberg V, Chuang C, Weinstein P, Larson DA. Stereotactic body radiotherapy is effective salvage therapy for patients with prior radiation of spinal metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jul 01; 74(3):723-31. PMID: 19095374.
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    316. Cloyd JM, Acosta FL, Ames C. Effect of age on the perioperative and radiographic complications of multilevel cervicothoracic spinal fusions. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Dec 15; 33(26):E977-82. PMID: 19092608.
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    317. Acosta FL, Cloyd JM, Aryan HE, Ames C. Perioperative complications and clinical outcomes of multilevel circumferential lumbar spinal fusion in the elderly. J Clin Neurosci. 2009 Jan; 16(1):69-73. PMID: 19019682.
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    318. Smith JS, Wang VY, Ames C. Vertebral column resection for rigid spinal deformity. Neurosurgery. 2008 Sep; 63(3 Suppl):177-82. PMID: 18812922.
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    319. Smith JS, Abel MF, Shaffrey CI, Ames C. Decision making in pediatric spinal deformity. Neurosurgery. 2008 Sep; 63(3 Suppl):54-68. PMID: 18812934.
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    320. Chou D, Lu DC, Weinstein P, Ames C. Adjacent-level vertebral body fractures after expandable cage reconstruction. J Neurosurg Spine. 2008 Jun; 8(6):584-8. PMID: 18518682.
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    321. Wang VY, Aryan H, Ames C. A novel anterior technique for simultaneous single-stage anterior and posterior cervical release for fixed kyphosis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2008 Jun; 8(6):594-9. PMID: 18518684.
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    322. Acosta FL, Christensen FB, Coe JD, Jahng TA, Kitchel SH, Meisel HJ, Schnöring M, Wingo CH, Ames C. Early Clinical & Radiographic Results of NFix II Posterior Dynamic Stabilization System. SAS J. 2008; 2(2):69-75. PMID: 25802605; PMCID: PMC4365829.
    323. Cloyd JM, Acosta FL, Ames C. Complications and outcomes of lumbar spine surgery in elderly people: a review of the literature. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Jul; 56(7):1318-27. PMID: 18503519.
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    324. Acosta FL, Aryan HE, Chou D, Ames C. Long-term biomechanical stability and clinical improvement after extended multilevel corpectomy and circumferential reconstruction of the cervical spine using titanium mesh cages. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2008 May; 21(3):165-74. PMID: 18458585.
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    325. Acosta FL, Buckley JM, Xu Z, Lotz JC, Ames C. Biomechanical comparison of three fixation techniques for unstable thoracolumbar burst fractures. Laboratory investigation. J Neurosurg Spine. 2008 Apr; 8(4):341-6. PMID: 18377319.
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    326. Aryan HE, Newman CB, Nottmeier EW, Acosta FL, Wang VY, Ames C. Stabilization of the atlantoaxial complex via C-1 lateral mass and C-2 pedicle screw fixation in a multicenter clinical experience in 102 patients: modification of the Harms and Goel techniques. J Neurosurg Spine. 2008 Mar; 8(3):222-9. PMID: 18312073.
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    327. Jandial R, Singec I, Ames C, Snyder EY. Genetic modification of neural stem cells. Mol Ther. 2008 Mar; 16(3):450-7. PMID: 18253153.
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    328. Aryan HE, Acosta FL, Ames C. Two-level total en bloc lumbar spondylectomy with dural resection for metastatic renal cell carcinoma. J Clin Neurosci. 2008 Jan; 15(1):70-2. PMID: 18068050.
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    329. Acosta FL, Sanai N, Chi JH, Dowd CF, Chin C, Tihan T, Chou D, Weinstein PR, Ames C. Comprehensive management of symptomatic and aggressive vertebral hemangiomas. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2008 Jan; 19(1):17-29. PMID: 18156044.
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    330. Chi JH, Acosta FL, Aryan HE, Chou D, Ames C. Partial spondylectomy: modification for lateralized malignant spinal column tumors of the cervical or lumbosacral spine. J Clin Neurosci. 2008 Jan; 15(1):43-8. PMID: 18037295.
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    331. Aryan HE, Lu DC, Acosta FL, Ames C. Stand-alone anterior lumbar discectomy and fusion with plate: initial experience. Surg Neurol. 2007 Jul; 68(1):7-13; discussion 13. PMID: 17586210.
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    332. Aryan HE, Lu DC, Acosta FL, Hartl R, McCormick PW, Ames C. Bioabsorbable anterior cervical plating: initial multicenter clinical and radiographic experience. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 May 01; 32(10):1084-8. PMID: 17471089.
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    333. Acosta FL, Ames C, Chou D. Operative management of adult high-grade lumbosacral spondylolisthesis. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2007 Apr; 18(2):249-54. PMID: 17556125.
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    334. Acosta FL, Aryan HE, Chi J, Parsa AT, Ames C. Modified paramedian transpedicular approach and spinal reconstruction for intradural tumors of the cervical and cervicothoracic spine: clinical experience. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Mar 15; 32(6):E203-10. PMID: 17413461.
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    335. Aryan HE, Sanchez-Mejia RO, Ben-Haim S, Ames C. Successful treatment of cervical myelopathy with minimal morbidity by circumferential decompression and fusion. Eur Spine J. 2007 Sep; 16(9):1401-9. PMID: 17216528; PMCID: PMC2200762.
    336. Aryan HE, Lu DC, Acosta FL, Ames C. Corpectomy followed by the placement of instrumentation with titanium cages and recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 for vertebral osteomyelitis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2007 Jan; 6(1):23-30. PMID: 17233287.
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    337. Espinoza-Larios A, Ames C, Chamberlain RH, Sonntag VK, Dickman CA, Crawford NR. Biomechanical comparison of two-level cervical locking posterior screw/rod and hook/rod techniques. Spine J. 2007 Mar-Apr; 7(2):194-204. PMID: 17321969.
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    338. Acosta FL, Galvez LF, Aryan HE, Ames C. Recent advances: infections of the spine. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2006 Sep; 8(5):390-3. PMID: 16934198.
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    339. Acosta FL, Aryan HE, Ames C. Successful outcome of six-level cervicothoracic corpectomy and circumferential reconstruction: case report and review of literature on multilevel cervicothoracic corpectomy. Eur Spine J. 2006 Oct; 15 Suppl 5:670-4. PMID: 16924551; PMCID: PMC1602202.
    340. Aryan HE, Box KW, Ibrahim D, Desiraju U, Ames C. Safety and efficacy of dexmedetomidine in neurosurgical patients. Brain Inj. 2006 Jul; 20(8):791-8. PMID: 17060146.
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    341. Auguste KI, Chin C, Acosta FL, Ames C. Expandable cylindrical cages in the cervical spine: a review of 22 cases. J Neurosurg Spine. 2006 Apr; 4(4):285-91. PMID: 16619674.
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    342. Aryan HE, Ames C, Szandera B, Nguyen AD, Acosta FL, Taylor WR. Coblation of spinal endplates in preparation for interbody spinal fusion. J Clin Neurosci. 2006 Apr; 13(3):349-52. PMID: 16540328.
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    343. Acosta FL, Dowd CF, Chin C, Tihan T, Ames C, Weinstein PR. Current treatment strategies and outcomes in the management of symptomatic vertebral hemangiomas. Neurosurgery. 2006 Feb; 58(2):287-95; discussion 287-95. PMID: 16462482.
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    344. Tihan T, Chi JH, McCormick PC, Ames C, Parsa AT. Pathologic and epidemiologic findings of intramedullary spinal cord tumors. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2006 Jan; 17(1):7-11. PMID: 16448902.
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    345. Lee J, Parsa AT, Ames C, McCormick PC. Clinical management of intramedullary spinal ependymomas in adults. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2006 Jan; 17(1):21-7. PMID: 16448904.
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    346. Ames C, Acosta FL, Chamberlain RH, Larios AE, Crawford NR. Biomechanical analysis of a newly designed bioabsorbable anterior cervical plate. Invited submission from the joint section meeting on disorders of the spine and peripheral nerves, March 2005. J Neurosurg Spine. 2005 Dec; 3(6):465-70. PMID: 16381209.
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    347. Ames C, Smith JS, Preul MC, Crawford NR, Kim GE, Nottmeier E, Chamberlain R, Speiser B, Sonntag VK, Dickman CA. Effect of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in an experimental model of spinal fusion in a radiated area. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 Dec 01; 30(23):2585-92. PMID: 16319743.
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    348. Acosta FL, Ames C. Cervical disc arthroplasty: general introduction. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2005 Oct; 16(4):603-7, vi. PMID: 16326283.
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    349. Chi JH, Ames C, Tay B. General considerations for cervical arthroplasty with technique for ProDisc-C. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2005 Oct; 16(4):609-19, vi. PMID: 16326284.
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    350. Acosta FL, Ames C. Artificial pedicle screw reconstruction of the cervical spine after lateral paramedian transpedicular approach for lesions of the ventral cervical spinal canal. Neurosurgery. 2005 Oct; 57(4 Suppl):281-5; discussion 281-5. PMID: 16234675.
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    351. Aryan HE, Acosta FL, Ames C. The Charité Artificial Disc: insertion technique. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2005 Oct; 16(4):637-50, vii. PMID: 16326287.
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    352. Aryan HE, Acosta FL, Ames C. The ProDisc artificial disc: insertion technique. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2005 Oct; 16(4):651-6, vii. PMID: 16326288.
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    353. Acosta FL, Aryan HE, Ames C. Emerging directions in motion preservation spinal surgery. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2005 Oct; 16(4):665-9, vii. PMID: 16326290.
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    354. Ames C, Acosta FL, Chi J, Iyengar J, Muiru W, Acaroglu E, Puttlitz CM. Biomechanical comparison of posterior lumbar interbody fusion and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion performed at 1 and 2 levels. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 Oct 01; 30(19):E562-6. PMID: 16205329.
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    355. Acosta FL, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Gadkary CA, Schmidt MH, Chin CT, Ames C, Rosenberg WS, Weinstein P. Frameless stereotactic image-guided C1-C2 transarticular screw fixation for atlantoaxial instability: review of 20 patients. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2005 Oct; 18(5):385-91. PMID: 16189447.
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    356. Acosta FL, Lotz J, Ames C. The potential role of mesenchymal stem cell therapy for intervertebral disc degeneration: a critical overview. Neurosurg Focus. 2005 Sep 15; 19(3):E4. PMID: 16190603.
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    357. Ames C, Bozkus MH, Chamberlain RH, Acosta FL, Papadopoulos SM, Sonntag VK, Crawford NR. Biomechanics of stabilization after cervicothoracic compression-flexion injury. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 Jul 01; 30(13):1505-12. PMID: 15990664.
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    358. Noss RS, Ames C. Changing stimulation parameters for motor evoked potentials: a case study. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2005 Jun; 22(3):180-2. PMID: 15933490.
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    359. Ames C, Crawford NR, Chamberlain RH, Deshmukh V, Sadikovic B, Sonntag VK. Biomechanical analysis of a resorbable anterior cervical graft containment plate. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 May 01; 30(9):1031-8. PMID: 15864155.
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    360. Acosta FL, Thompson TL, Campbell S, Weinstein PR, Ames C. Use of intraoperative isocentric C-arm 3D fluoroscopy for sextant percutaneous pedicle screw placement: case report and review of the literature. Spine J. 2005 May-Jun; 5(3):339-43. PMID: 15863091.
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    361. Helton R, Cui J, Scheel JR, Ellison JA, Ames C, Gibson C, Blouw B, Ouyang L, Dragatsis I, Zeitlin S, Johnson RS, Lipton SA, Barlow C. Brain-specific knock-out of hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha reduces rather than increases hypoxic-ischemic damage. J Neurosci. 2005 Apr 20; 25(16):4099-107. PMID: 15843612.
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    362. Bozkus H, Ames C, Chamberlain RH, Nottmeier EW, Sonntag VK, Papadopoulos SM, Crawford NR. Biomechanical analysis of rigid stabilization techniques for three-column injury in the lower cervical spine. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 Apr 15; 30(8):915-22. PMID: 15834336.
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    363. Acosta FL, Aryan HE, Taylor WR, Ames C. Kyphoplasty-augmented short-segment pedicle screw fixation of traumatic lumbar burst fractures: initial clinical experience and literature review. Neurosurg Focus. 2005 Mar 15; 18(3):e9. PMID: 15771399.
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    364. Ames C, Crawford NR, Chamberlain RH, Deshmukh V, Sadikovic B, Sonntag VK. Biomechanical evaluation of a bioresorbable odontoid screw. J Neurosurg Spine. 2005 Feb; 2(2):182-7. PMID: 15739531.
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    365. Ames C, Acosta F, Nottmeier E. Novel treatment of basilar invagination resulting from an untreated C-1 fracture associated with transverse ligament avulsion. Case report and description of surgical technique. J Neurosurg Spine. 2005 Jan; 2(1):83-7. PMID: 15658133.
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    366. Parsa AT, Chi JH, Acosta FL, Ames C, McCormick PC. Intramedullary spinal cord tumors: molecular insights and surgical innovation. Clin Neurosurg. 2005; 52:76-84. PMID: 16626057.
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    367. Acosta FL, Chin CT, Quiñones-Hinojosa A, Ames C, Weinstein PR, Chou D. Diagnosis and management of adult pyogenic osteomyelitis of the cervical spine. Neurosurg Focus. 2004 Dec 15; 17(6):E2. PMID: 15636572.
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    368. Quiñones-Hinojosa A, Lyon R, Ames C, Parsa AT. Neuromonitoring during surgery for metastatic tumors to the spine: intraoperative interpretation and management strategies. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2004 Oct; 15(4):537-47. PMID: 15450888.
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