DOI: 10.1055/s-00000177

Global Spine Journal

Issue 08 · Volume 06 · December 2016 DOI: 10.1055/s-006-32838

Editorial

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Wang, Jeffrey C.; Chapman, Jens R.; Wiechert, Karsten: Moving Forward into the Future

Original Article

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McAnany, Steven J.; Patterson, Diana C.; Overley, Samuel; Alicea, Daniel; Guzman, Javier; Qureshi, Sheeraz A.: The Effect of Obesity on the Improvement in Health State Outcomes following Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Interbody Fusion
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Yao, Qingqiang; Cohen, Jeremiah R.; Buser, Zorica; Park, Jong-Beom; Brodke, Darrel S.; Meisel, Hans-Joerg; Youssef, Jim A.; Wang, Jeffrey C.; Yoon, S. Tim: Analysis of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 Use in the Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
771
Chee, Ana; Shi, Peng; Cha, Thomas; Kao, Ting-Hsien; Yang, Shu-Hua; Zhu, Jun; Chen, Ding; Zhang, Yejia; An, Howard S.: Cell Therapy with Human Dermal Fibroblasts Enhances Intervertebral Disk Repair and Decreases Inflammation in the Rabbit Model
780
Niu, Tianyi; Lu, Derek S.; Yew, Andrew; Lau, Darryl; Hoffman, Haydn; McArthur, David; Chou, Dean; Lu, Daniel C.: Postoperative Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Rates with Subfascial Epidural Drain Placement after Intentional Durotomy in Spine Surgery
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Owens, R. Kirk; Djurasovic, Mladen; Crawford, Charles H.; Glassman, Steven D.; Dimar, John R.; Carreon, Leah Y.: Impact of Surgical Approach on Clinical Outcomes in the Treatment of Lumbar Pseudarthrosis
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France, John C.; Karsy, Michael; Harrop, James S.; Dailey, Andrew T.: Return to Play after Cervical Spine Injuries: A Consensus of Opinion

Review Article

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Cutler, Holt S.; Guzman, Javier Z.; Connolly, James; Al Maaieh, Motasem; Skovrlj, Branko; Cho, Samuel K.: Outcome Instruments in Spinal Trauma Surgery: A Bibliometric Analysis

Technical Report

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Imagama, Shiro; Ando, Kei; Ito, Zenya; Kobayashi, Kazuyoshi; Hida, Tetsuro; Ito, Kenyu; Ishikawa, Yoshimoto; Tsushima, Mikito; Matsumoto, Akiyuki; Tanaka, Satoshi; Morozumi, Masayoshi; Machino, Masaaki; Ota, Kyotaro; Nakashima, Hiroaki; Wakao, Norimitsu; Nishida, Yoshihiro; Matsuyama, Yukihiro; Ishiguro, Naoki: Resection of Beak-Type Thoracic Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament from a Posterior Approach under Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring for Paralysis after Posterior Decompression and Fusion Surgery

EBSJ Special Section: Systematic Review

Evidence Assessment