Spine Center

Recent Spine Center Publications

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Our research helps improve outcomes and develop new treatments for spine patients. By publishing these findings in medical journals, we share our knowledge with others pursuing the same goals. 

Recent publications by UT Southwestern’s Spine Center researchers include:

Foye PM, Abdelshahed DM, Kamrava E, Enriquez R, D’Onofrio GJ. Tailbone pain from coccyx injuries on water slides: A case series. Journal of Emergency Medicine. Forthcoming 2018.

Gatchel RJ, Noe C. Biofeedback. In: Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health, and Medicine. Cambridge University Press. Forthcoming.

Adogwa O, Elsamadicy AA, Sergesketter AR Ongele M, Vuong V, Khalid S, Moreno J, Cheng J, Karikari IO, Bagley CA. Interdisciplinary care model independently decreases use of critical care services after corrective surgery for adult degenerative scoliosis. World Neurosurgery. Epub 2018 Jan 6. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.12.180.

Aoun SG, Liu MA, Still M, El Ahmadieh TY, Tamimi MA, Gluf W. Dermoid cysts of the conus medullaris: Clinical review, case series and management strategies. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. Epub 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2018.01.049.

Aoun S, El Ahmadieh T, Johnson Z, Connors SW, Al Tamimi M. Reversible thoracic myelopathy after surgical decompression and removal of paddle neurostimulator lead and encasing fibrosis: Technical video case report. Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery. 2018.

Al Tamimi M, Aoun S, Gluf W. Spinal cord compression secondary to epidural fibrosis associated with percutaneously placed spinal cord stimulation electrodes: Case report and review of the literature. World Neurosurgery. Epub 2017 Jun 3. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.05.152.

Videman T, Battie MC, Gibbons LE, Gill K. A new quantitative measure of disc degeneration. Spine Journal. Epub 2017 Feb 6. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2017.02.002.

Nymeyer H, Lappi DA, Higgins D, Noe CE, Frankel AE. Substance P-saporin for the treatment of intractable pain. In: Parhnam M, Bruinvels J, editors. Milestones in Drug Therapy. Springer Basel; 2017. p. 107-130.

Petrov-Kondratov V, Chhabra A, Jones S. Pulsed radiofrequency ablation of pudendal nerve for treatment of a case of refractory pelvic pain. Pain Physician. 2017;20(3):e451-e454. 

Noe C, Kischino N, Gatchel R. Centers of excellence in pain management: Past, present, and future trends. Practical Pain Management. 2017.

Van Hal M, Lee J, Laudermilch D, Nwasike C, Kang J. Vancomycin powder regimen for prevention of surgical site infection in complex spine surgeries. Clinical Spine Surgery. 2017. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000516.