DOI: 10.1055/s-00000165

Evidence-Based Spine-Care Journal

Ausgabe 02 · Volume 05 · Oktober 2014 DOI: 10.1055/s-004-27764

Message from the Editor

Science in Spine

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Hashimoto, Robin E.; Brodt, Erika D.; Skelly, Andrea C.; Dettori, Joseph R.: Administrative Database Studies: Goldmine or Goose Chase?

Original Research

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Aichmair, Alexander; Du, Jerry Y.; Shue, Jennifer; Evangelisti, Gisberto; Sama, Andrew A.; Hughes, Alexander P.; Lebl, Darren R.; Burket, Jayme C.; Cammisa, Frank P.; Girardi, Federico P.: Microdiscectomy for the Treatment of Lumbar Disc Herniation: An Evaluation of Reoperations and Long-Term Outcomes

Systematic Review

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Lee, Michael J.; Kalfas, Iain; Holmer, Haley; Skelly, Andrea: Outpatient Surgery in the Cervical Spine: Is It Safe?

Case Report

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Certo, Francesco; Visocchi, Massimiliano; Borderi, Alessandro; Pennisi, Claudia; Albanese, Vincenzo; Barbagallo, Giuseppe M. V.: Lumbar Intervertebral Discal Cyst: A Rare Cause of Low Back Pain and Radiculopathy. Case Report and Review of the Current Evidences on Diagnosis and Management
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Santiago-Dieppa, David R.; Hwang, Lee S.; Bydon, Ali; Gokaslan, Ziya L.; McCarthy, Edward F.; Witham, Timothy F.: L4 and L5 Spondylectomy for En Bloc Resection of Giant Cell Tumor and Review of the Literature

Commentary

Spine Fellows Forum Abstract

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Annis, Prokopis; Lawrence, Brandon D.; Spiker, William R.; Zhang, Yue; Chen, Wei; Daubs, Michael D.; Brodke, Darrel S.: Predictive Factors for Acute Proximal Junctional Failure after Adult Deformity Surgery with Upper Instrumented Vertebrae in the Thoracolumbar Spine
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Maulucci, Christopher M.; Ghobrial, George M.; Sharan, Ashwini D.; Harrop, James S.; Jallo, Jack I.; Vaccaro, Alexander R.; Prasad, Srinivas K.: Correlation of Posterior Occipitocervical Angle and Surgical Outcomes for Occipitocervical Fusion