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1. BRADFORD, D.S., AKBARNIA, BA, WINTER, R.B. AND SELJESKOG, E.L.; SURGICAL TREATMENT OF FRACTURE AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS OF THE THORACIC SPINE, ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, VOL. 1, P. 99, MAY 1977.

2. AKBARNIA, BA, WINTER, R.B., MOE, J.H., BRADFORD, D.S. AND LONSTEIN, J.E.: OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF SPINE DEFORMITY IN CEREBRAL PALSY, ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, VOL. 1, NO. 2, P. 140, NOVEMBER 1977.

3. LONSTEIN, J.E., WINTER, R.B., MOE, J.H., BRADFORD, D.S. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.; A COMBINED ANTERIOR AND POSTERIOR APPROACH FOR THE OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF CEREBRAL PALSY SPINE DEFORMITY, ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, VOL. 2, P.230, NOVEMBER 1978.

4. LONSTEIN, J.E., AKBARNIA, B.A.: OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF SPINE DEFORMITIES IN PATIENTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY AND MENTAL RETARDATION, AN ANALYSIS OF 114 PATIENTS, ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, VOL. 6, NO. 1, P. 4, SPRING 1982.

5. AKBARNIA, BA, BRADFORD, D.S. AND WINTER, R.B.; OSTEOID OSTEOMA OF THE SPINE - AN ANALYSIS OF FOURTEEN PATIENTS, ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, VOL. 6, NO. 1, P. 4, SPRING 1982.

6. AKBARNIA BA, BRADFORD, D.S. AND WINTER, R.B.; OSTEOID OSTEOMA OF THE SPINE - ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, VOL. 6, NO. 3, P. 373, FALL 1982.

7. HEYDARIAN, K., JABALAMELI, M., TABADOR, K., AKBARNIA, B.A.; CORRECTION OF SEVERE FLEXION CONTRACTURE OF THE KNEE BY POSTERIOR CAPSULOTOMY. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS 7:444, FALL 1983.

8. LONSTEIN, J.E., AKBARNIA, B.A.: OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF SPINAL DEFORMITIES IN PATIENTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY OR MENTAL RETARDATION. ORTHOP. RHEUM. DIGEST, 6:1983.

9. LONSTEIN, J.E. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF SPINAL DEFORMITIES IN PATIENTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY OR MENTAL RETARDATION: AN ANALYSIS OF 107 CASES. ADVANCES IN ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY. 7:172, 1983.

10. LONSTEIN, J.E. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF SPINAL DEFORMITIES IN PATIENTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY OR MENTAL RETARDATION: AN ANALYSIS OF 107 CASES. DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE AND CHILD NEUROLOGY 26:138, 1984.

11. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL DEFORMITY IN PATIENTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 8:116, SPRING 1984.

12. AKBARNIA, BA, SILBERSTEIN, M.J., GRAVISS, E.R. AND RENDE, R.J.: THE USE OF ARTHROGRAPHY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF INJURIES OF THE IMMATURE ELBOW. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 8:464, FALL 1984.

13. AKBARNIA, BA, KEPPLER, L., PRICE, E.A. AND GOELZ, T.: LATERAL ELECTRICAL SURFACE STIMULATION (LESS) FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS (AIS). AN ANALYSIS BASED ON PROGRESSION RISK. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS 10:3, SPRING 1986.

14. AKBARNIA, B.A. AND GANJAVIAN, M.S.: ANEURYSMAL BONE CYSTS OF THE SPINE. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 10:9, SPRING 1986.

15. MC GRAW, J.J., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND BURDGE, R.E.: NEUROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS RESULTING FROM SUPRACONDYLAR FRACTURES OF THE HUMERUS IN CHILDREN. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS 10:125, SPRING 1986.

16. AKBARNIA, BA, KEPPLER, L., PRICE, E.A., GOELZ, T. AND AZAR, R.: LATERAL ELECTRICAL SURFACE STIMULATION (LESS) FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS (AIS). AN ANALYSIS BASED ON PROGRESSION RISK. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS 10:126, SPRING 1986.

17. MC GRAW, J.J., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND BURDGE, R.E.: NEUROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS RESULTING FROM SUPRACONDYLAR FRACTURES OF THE HUMERUS IN CHILDREN. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS 10:457, FALL 1986.

18. AKBARNIA, B.A. AND GANJAVIAN, M.S.: ANEURYSMAL BONE CYSTS OF THE SPINE, RESULTS OF SURGICAL TREATMENT IN NINE PATIENTS. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS 10:617, FALL 1986.

19. AKBARNIA, B.A. AND KEPPLER, L.: LATERAL ELECTRICAL SURFACE STIMULATION (LESS) FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS (AIS). AN ANALYSIS BASED ON PROGRESSION RISK. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS 11:32, SPRING 1987.

20. AKBARNIA, B.A. AND GANJAVIAN, M.S.: ANEURYSMAL BONE CYSTS OF THE SPINE. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS 11:41, SPRING 1987.

21. MC GRAW, J.J., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND BURDGE, R.E.: NEUROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS RESULTING FROM SUPRACONDYLAR FRACTURES OF THE HUMERUS IN CHILDREN. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS 11:45, SPRING 1987.

22. MC GUIRE, D.J., KEPPLER, L., KOTAGAL, S. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: SCOLIOSIS ASSOCIATED WITH TYPE I ARNOLD CHIARI MALFORMATION, ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS 11:122, SPRING 1987.

23. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EXPERIENCE WITH COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION. PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION, SAURAMPS MEDICAL, MONTPELLIER, FRANCE, 1986.

24. AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J.T., KEPPLER, L., GAINES, R. AND LORENZ, M.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS OF THE THORACOLUMBAR AND LUMBAR SPINE USING PEDICULAR SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. ORTHOPEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 11:228, SUMMER 1987.

25. AKBARNIA, BA, ET AL: ARTHROGRAPHY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF FRACTURES OF DISTAL END OF HUMERUS IN INFANTS. ORTHOPEDICS/RHEUMATOLOGY DIGEST, 5:8, 1987.

26. SHAPIRO, J. HANEL, D.P. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: FREE TISSUE TRANSFER IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 11:548, FALL 1987.

27. WESTFALL, S.H., MERENDA, J.T., AKBARNIA, B.A. ET AL: ANTERIOR SPINAL FUSION: RESULTS IN EIGHTY-FIVE PATIENTS. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 11:566, FALL 1987.

28. MATTHEWS, T.D. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL MOBILITY AFTER ROD REMOVAL IN PATIENTS WITH LONG INSTRUMENTATION AND SHORT FUSION FOR UNSTABLE THORACOLUMBAR SPINAL FRACTURES. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 11:571, FALL 1987.

29. LORENZ, M., AKBARNIA, BA, ZINDRICK, M., GAINES, R., WEINSTEIN, J. AND KEPPLER, L.: TREATMENT OF LUMBAR BURST FRACTURES WITH POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION AND PEDICLE SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANACTIONS, 12:108, SPRING 1988.

30. AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J.T., GAINES, R., KEPPLER, L., LORENZ, M. AND ZINDRICK, M.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS OF THE THORACOLUMBAR AND LUMBAR SPINE USING PEDICULAR SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 12:263, SUMMER 1988.

31. KRAKER, D., LORENZ, M., ZENDRICK, M., AKBARNIA, B., GAINES, R. AND KEPPLER, L.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF ACUTE LOWER LUMBAR BURST FRACTURES USING PEDICULAR SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 13:39, SPRING 1989.

32. AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J.T., GAINES, R., LORENZ, M., KEPPLER, L., ZENDRICK, M. AND NIEMANN, P.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS OF THE SPINE USING PEDICULAR SCREWS AND PLATE FIXATION. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 13:121, SPRING 1989.

33. SCHEID, D.K., AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J.T. AND GRAVISS, E.R.: RADIOGRAPHIC EVALUATION OF IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS CORRECTION USING COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 13:243, SUMMER 1989.

34. AKBARNIA, BA, GAINES, R., MERENDA, J.T., ZINDRICK, M., LORENZ, M. AND NIEMANN, P.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS USING PEDICULAR SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 14:3, SUMMER 1990.

35. WESTFALL, S., GANJAVIAN, M.S., WEBER, T. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: ACUTE CHOLECYSTITIS FOLLOWING SPINAL FUSION IN CHILDREN. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 14:143, SPRING 1990.

36. CHALK, D., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND BECKMAN, E.: INCIDENCE OF SPINAL DEFORMITY AMONG AN UNBIASED POPULATION OF CHILDREN WITH NEUROFIBROMATOSIS (NF). ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 14:143, SPRING 1990.

37. AKBARNIA, BA, SHAPIRO, J. AND ZIAEE, M.: HYPERTENSION FOLLOWING SURGICAL CORRECTION OF CLUBFOOT DEFORMITY.ORTHOPAEDIC TRANS. 14:290, SUMMER 1990.

38. AKBARNIA, BA, MOSKOWICZ, A., MERENDA, J.T., CARL, A., NIEMANN, P. AND MEASECK, B.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF THORACIC SPINE FRACTURES WITH COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 14:796, FALL 1990.

39. AKBARNIA, BA, MOSKOWICZ, A, MERENDA, J.T., CARL, A., NIEMANN, P. AND MEASECK, B.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES USING COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 14:810, FALL 1990.

40. CRANDALL, D.G., GABRIEL, K.R. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE SECOND OPERATION FOR SLIPPED CAPITAL EPIPHYSIS:PIN REMOVAL. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 15:330, SUMMER 1991.

41. CLOHISY, J.C., BUCHOLZ, R.D. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: NEUROLOGIC RECOVERY ASSOCIATED WITH ANTERIOR DECOMPRESSION OF THORACOLUMBAR FRACTURES. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSCACTIONS, 15:644, FALL 1991.

42. CLOHISY, J.C., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND BUCHOLZ, R.D.: NEUROLOGIC RECOVERY ASSOCIATED WITH ANTERIOR DECOMPRESSION OF THORACOLUMBAR SPINE FRACTURES. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 16:150, SPRING 1992.

43. CHALK, D., AKBARNIA, BA, AND BECKMAN, E.: INCIDENCE OF SCOLIOSIS IN NEUROFIBROMATOSIS. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 16:166, SPRING 1992.

44. AKBARNIA, BA, GABRIEL, K.R., BECKMAN, E. AND CHALK, D.: PREVALENCE OF SCOLIOSIS IN NEUROFIBROMATOSIS. DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE AND CHILD NEUROLOGY, SUPP. 66, VOL. 34, 9:28, SEPTEMBER 1992.

45. AKBARNIA, BA, MARDJETKO, S.M., AND KOSTIAL, P.N.: RESULTS OF ANTERIOR SPINAL FUSION AND KANEDA INSTRUMENTATION USING TRICORTICATE ILIAC ALLOGRAFT, A TWO-YEAR FOLLOWUP. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 17:1, SPRING 1993.

46. AKBARNIA, BA, BECKMAN, E., GABRIEL, K.R. AND CHALK, D.: INCIDENCE OF SCOLIOSIS IN NEUROFIBROMATOSIS. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 17:2, FALL 1993.

47. GILLINGHAM, B., MILLER, L. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE EVALUATION AND TREATMENT OF CONGENITAL FIBULAR PSEUDARTHROSIS. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 17:2, FALL 1993.

48. CLOHISY, J.C., AKBARNIA, BA, BUCHOLZ, R.D. AND BURKUS, J.K.: NEUROLOGIC RECOVERY ASSOCIATED WITH ANTERIOR DECOMPRESSION OF THORACOLUNBAR SPINE FRACTURES. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 18:1, SUMMER 1994.

49. AKBARNIA, BA, BUCHOLZ, R.B., MERENDA, J.T. AND KOSTIAL, P.: RESULTS OF COMPLETE UNILATERAL REMOVAL OF THE PEDICLE FOR POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION IN THE TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 19:3, 1995-1996.

50. AKBARNIA, H., RAISZADEH, K., CASEY, J.M., AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE DEFORMITY IN MYELODYSPLASIA. PEDIATRICS, 100:3, SEPTEMBER 1997

51. AKBARNIA, BA, ASHER, M., HESS, F. AND WAGNER, T.: SAFETY OF THE PEDICLE SCREW IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH SCOLIOSIS AND KYPHOSIS. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 22:1 P.252, 1998.

52. LT ANTHONY M. BUONCRISTIANI MC USNR, LCDR ALEXANDER Y. SHIN MC USNR, M.B. BATHGATE, AND BEHROOZ A. AKBARNIA: AN UNUSAL PRESENTATION OF LOW BACK PAIN OSTEOMYELITIS OF THE SPINOUS PROCESS. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS, 22:4 P.1312, 1999.

53. AKBARNIA, BA, NGUYEN, H.V., VAN DAM, B , RAISZADEH, K. BAGHERI, R., CANALE, S., SYLVAIN, M, BARONE, R., BENCH, G.: REMOVAL OF LUMBAR INTERBODY DEVICES AND IMPLANTS: COMPLICATIONS OF ANTERIOR EXPOSURE OF THE SPINE. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NASS 21ST ANNUAL MEETINGS/THE SPINE JOURNAL, 6:P95S, 2006.

54. ELSABAIE, H., YACIZI, M., THOMPSON, G., EMANS, J., MARKS, D., SKAGGS, D., CRAWFORD, A., KARLIN, L., MECARTHY, R., POE-KOCHERT, C., KOSTIAL, P., CHEN, T. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE FOR PEDIATRIC CONGENITAL SPINAL DEFORMITIES. J CHILD ORTHOP (2007) 1:258

55. SPONSELLER, P., AKBARNIA, B.A., THOMPSON, G. ET AL: PELVIC FIXATION OF GROWING RODS: J CHILD ORTHOP (2007) 1:258

56. SPONSELLER, P.D., THOMPSON, G.H., AKBARNIA, B.A., ASHER, M.A, EMANS, J.B., CHEN, T., POE-KOCHERT, C.: EFFICACY OF GROWING RODS IN INFANTILE MARFAN SCOLIOSIS. J CHILD ORTHOP (2007) 1:262

57. ELSEBAIE, H.B., SKAGGS, D.L. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: UNILATERAL UNSEGMENTED BARS, DO THEY GROW WITH DISTRACTION? J CHILD ORTHOP (2007) 1:265

58. BEHTASH H., AKBARNIA, B.A., GANJAVIAN, M.S., AMERI, E., MOBINI, B., TARI VAHID, S.H., AND NOJUMI, M.:CAN WE PREDICT CORD ANOMALY IN CONGENITAL SCOLIOSIS? J CHILD ORTHOP (2007) 1:271

59.  SANKAR , W., SKAGGS, D.L., EMANS, J.E., MARKS, D.S., THOMPSON, G.H., SHAH, S.A., SPONSELLER, P., AKBARNIA, B.A. GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: NEUROLOGIC RISK IN GROWING ROD SPINE SURGERY IN EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. J CHILD ORTHOP (2009) 3: 145-168

60. BESS, S.,AKBARNIA, B.A., THOMPSON, G.H., SPONSELLER, P., SKAGGS, D.L., SHAH, S.A., ELSEBAIE, H., KARLIN, L.,CANALE, S., POE-KOCHER, C., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: COMPLICATIONS IN 910 GROWING ROD SURGERIES: USE OF DUAL RODS AND SUBMUSCULAR PLACEMENT OF RODS DECREASES COMPLICATIONS. J CHILD ORTHOP (2009) 3: 145-168

61.YANG, J., SPONSELLER, P., THOMPSON, G.H., EMANS, J.E., MCCARTHY, R.E., SALARI, P.A., AKBARNIA, B.A., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: RISK FACTORS FOR ROD FRACTURES IN GROWING ROD SURGERY. J CHILD ORTHOP (2009) 3: 145-147

62. YANG, J., SPONSELLER, P., THOMPSON, G.H., ASHER, M., SALARI, P.A., AKBARNIA, B.A., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: GROWING RODS IN CEREBRAL PALSY. J CHILD ORTHOP (2009) 3: 145-168

63. SPONSELLER, P., YANG, J., AKBARNIA, B.A., EMANS, J.E., SKAGGS, D.L.,MCCARTHY, R.E., ASHER, M.A., YAZICI, M., SANCHEZ PEREZ GRUESO, POE-KOCHER, C., KOSTIAL, P., THOMPSON, G.H., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: PELVIC FIXATION OF GROWING RODS: COMPARISON OF CONSTRUCTS. J CHILD ORTHOP (2009) 3: 145-168

64. MCCARTHY, R.E., AKBARNIA, B.A., SALARI, P.A., SKAGGS, D.L., THOMPSON, G.H., SHAH, S.A., SANCHEZ PEREZ GRUESO, ASHER, M.A., YAZICI, M.:: GROWING RODS IN MYELOMENINGOCELE FOR SCOLIOSIS TREATMENT: LONG TERM FOLLOW UP.  J J CHILD ORTHOP (2009) 3: 145-168

65. AKBARNIA, B.A., SALARI, P.A, OLIVEIRA, D., KOSTIAL, P.: NEUROLOGICAL COMPLICATION AFTER GROWING ROD IMPLANTS EXCHANGE: A CASE REPORT. J CHILD ORTHOP (2009) 3: 145-168

66. JAVIDAN, P SALARI MD, G MUNDIS MD, BA AKBARNIA MD. “DELAYED POST-OPERATIVE NEUROLOGIC COMPLICATION IN A PATIENT WITH CONGENITAL KYPHOSCOLIOSIS: RELIEVED BY A NOVEL REVISION TECHNIQUE MADE POSSIBLE AFTER A FOUR-ROD CONSTRUCT." JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE, VOL. 57, (1) #484, JANUARY 2009

67. BURTON, D.C., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., SHAFFREY, C.I., SCHWAB, F.J., HOSTIN, R., SHELOKOV, A.P., BESS, S., AKBARNIA, B. A., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: OUTCOMES AND COMPLICATIONS OF EXTENSION OF PREVIOUS LONG FUSION TO THE SACRO-PELVIS: DOES SURGICAL APPROACH MAKE A DIFFERENCE? PROCEEDINGS OF THE NASS 24th ANNUAL MEETINGS/THE SPINE JOURNAL, 9(10S): P77S, 2009

68. LAFAGE, V., SCHWAB, F. J., SMITH, J., FARCY, J.P.C., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., SHELOKOV, A.P., HOSTIN, R., HART, R. A., AKBARNIA, B. A., O'BRIEN, M.F., BURTON, D.C., SHAFFREY, C.I., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: PSO FAILURES CAN BE PREDICTED BY HIGH PRE-OP SVA AND PELVIC TILT. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NASS 24th ANNUAL MEETINGS/THE SPINE JOURNAL, 9(10S): P78S, 2009

69. CABALO, A, BESS, S., LANNING, K, AKBARNIA, B.A., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., BURTON, D.C., GUPTA, M., HOSTIN, R., SHAFFREY, C. I.,WOOD, K.B., KEBAISH, K. M., CUNNINGHAM, M., HART, R. A., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: PATIENTS PERCEIVE PERIOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS AS MORE SEVERE AND HAVING GREATER NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES THAN SURGEONS. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NASS 24th ANNUAL MEETINGS/THE SPINE JOURNAL, 9(10S): P122S, 2009

70. BURTON, D.C., KEBAISH, K. M., SHAFFREY, C. I., SCHWAB, F. J., HOSTIN, R., SHELOKOV, A. P., BESS, S.,
BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., AKBARNIA, B. A., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: EXTENSION OF PREVIOUS FUSIONS TO THE SACRO-PELVIS VS. PRIMARY SPINO-PELVIC FUSIONS IN THE SETTING OF ADULT DEFORMITY: A COMPARISON OF HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE MEASURES AND COMPLICATIONS. PROCEEDINGS OF THE
NASS 24th ANNUAL MEETINGS/THE SPINE JOURNAL, 9(10S): P127S, 2009

71. LAFAGE, V., SCHWAB, F., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., FARCY, J-P C., SHELOKOV, A. P., HOSTIN, R., HART, R. A., AKBARNIA, B. A., O'BRIEN, M. F., BURTON, D. C., SHAFFREY, C.I., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: THE IMPACT OF RECIPROCAL REGIONAL ALIGNMENT CHANGES DISTANT FROM THE SITE OF SPINAL OSTEOTOMIES AFFECTS POST-OPERATIVE SPINAL BALANCE. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NASS 24th ANNUAL MEETINGS/THE SPINE JOURNAL, 9(10S): P128S, 2009

72. SCHWAB, F., LAFAGE, V., SHAFFREY, C.I., FARCY, J.P.C., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., SHELOKOV, A.P., HOSTIN, R., HART, R.A., AKBARNIA, B.A., O'BRIEN, M.F., BURTON, D.C., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: PRE- OPERATIVE PELVIC PARAMETERS MUST BE CONSIDERED TO ACHIEVE ADEQUATE SAGITTAL BALANCE AFTER LUMBAR OSTEOTOMY. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NASS 24th ANNUAL MEETINGS/THE SPINE JOURNAL, 9(10S): P129S,
2009

73. PIMENTA, L.,COUTINHO, E., OLIVEIRA , L., AKBARNIA, B.A.: MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY FOR DEGENERATIVE SCOLIOSIS. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NASS 24th ANNUAL MEETINGS/THE SPINE JOURNAL, 9(10S): P131S, 2009

74. MUNDIS, G.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., SALARI, P., MANOS, R., VARMA , V., BAGHERI, R.: CAN MINIMALLY INVASIVE LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION REPLACE OPEN INTERBODY APPROACH IN COMBINED SURGERY FOR COMPLEX ADULT SPINE DEFORMITY? PROCEEDINGS OF THE NASS 24th ANNUAL MEETINGS/THE SPINE JOURNAL, 9(10S): P157S, 2009

75.  SANKAR, W.N., SKAGGS, D.L., YAZICI, M., JOHNSTON, C.E., JAVIDAN, P., KADAKIA, R., DAY, T.F., AKBARNIA, B. A., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: LENGTHENING OF DUAL GROWING RODS: IS THERE A LAW OF DIMINISHING RETURNS? J CHILD ORTHOP, 3(6): P503-533, 2009

76. YANG, J., MCELROY, M., AKBARNIA, B.A., SALARI, P., OLIVEIRA, D., THOMPSON, G. H., EMANS, J., YAZICI, M., SKAGGS, D., SHAH, S., KOSTIAL, P., SPONSELLER, P., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: GROWING RODS FOR SPINAL DEFORMITY: CHARACTERIZING CONSENSUS AND VARIATION IN CURRENT USE. J CHILD ORTHOP, 3(6): P503-533,
2009

77. SALARI, P., OLIVEIRA, D., AKBARNIA, B.A., SPONSELLER, P., MUNDIS, G.M., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: INFANTILE IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS; VARIATIONS IN PREFERRED TREATMENT OPTIONS.  J CHILD ORTHOP, 3(6): P503-533, 2009

78. ELSEBAIE, H., SALAH, H., NOORDEEN, H., AKBARNIA, B.A.: EFFECT OF ANTERIOR INSTRUMENTATION IN CHILDREN AGE 1 AND 2 YEARS ON SPINAL CANAL DIMENSIONS. J CHILD ORTHOP, 3(6): P503-533, 2009

79. AKBARNIA, B.A., MUNDIS, G., SALARI, P., YASZAY, B.: INNOVATION IN GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE; STUDY OF SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF REMOTELY EXPANDABLE ROD IN ANIMAL MODEL. J CHILD ORTHOP, 3(6): P503-533,
2009

80. MYUNG, K., SKAGGS, D., THOMPSON, G. H., EMANS, J., SPONSELLER, P., KARLIN, L., JOHNSTON, C., AKBARNIA, B.A.: NUTRITIONAL IMPROVEMENT FOLLOWING GROWING ROD SURGERY IN CHILDREN WITH EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP . J CHILD ORTHOP 3(6): P503-533, 2009

81. MAHAR, A., FLIPPIN, M., OKA, R., TOMLINSON, T., KOSTIAL, P., BAGHERI, R., AKBARNIA, B. A.: BIOMECHANICAL DIFFERENCES IN DISTRACTION FORCES AND ANTERIOR COLUMN INTRA-DISCAL PRESSURES WHEN USING DIFFERENT CONSTRUCTS FOR THE PEDIATRIC DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE. J CHILD ORTHOP,
3(6): P503-533, 2009

82. AKBARNIA, B.A., MUNDIS, G., SALARI, P., WALKER, B., POOL, S., CHANG, A.: A TECHNICAL REPORT ON THE ELLIPSE TECHNOLOGIES DEVICE: A REMOTELY EXPANDABLE DEVICE FOR NON-INVASIVE LENGTHENING OF GROWING ROD. J CHILD ORTHOP, 3(6): P503-533, 2009

83. SKAGGS, D.L., MYUNG, K.S., JOHNSTON, C.E., AKBARNIA, B.A.: PEDICLE SCREWS HAVE FEWER COMPLICATIONS THAN HOOKS IN CHILDREN WITH GROWING RODS. . J CHILD ORTHOP 4(5): P481-501, 2010

84. MCELROY, M.J., SPONSELLER, P.D., SHANER, A., THOMPSON, G.H., CRAWFORD, T.O., KADAKIA, R.V., AKBARNIA, B.A.: GROWING RODS FOR SCOLIOSIS IN SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY: STRUCTURAL EFFECTS AND BURDEN OF CARE. J CHILD ORTHOP 4(5): P481-501, 2010

85.MILLER, D.J., CORONA, J., DOWNS, J., AKBARNIA, B.A., BLAKEMORE, L.C., BETZ, R.R., CAMPBELL, R.M., JOHNSTON, C.E., MCCARTHY, R.E., ROYE JR., D.P., SKAGGS, D.L., SMITH, J.T., SNYDER, B.D., SPONSELLER, P.D., STRUM, P.F., THOMPSON, G.H., YAZICI, M., VITALE, M.G., FYLNN, J.M.: TO OPERATE OR NOT TO OPERATE? DETERMINING THE OPTIMAL TIMING OF SURGICAL INTERVENTION FOR PARENTS WITH EARLY ONSET NEUROMUSCULAR SCOLIOSIS. J CHILD ORTHOP 4(5): P481-501, 2010

86. PAWELEK, J., SCHROERLUCKE, S., AKBARNIA, B.A., SALARI, P., MUNDIS, G.M.: PREOPERATIVE THORACIC KYPHOSIS CAN PREDICT COMPLICATIONS IN GROWING ROD SURGERY FOR EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. J CHILD ORTHOP 4(5): P481-501, 2010

87. SCHWEND, R.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., BLAKEMORE, L.C., SCHMIDT, J., STRAUSS, K.R.: SCALAR MEASUREMENTS OF PEDIATRIC SPINE AND RIBS FROM THE HAMANN –TODD (H-T) COLLECTION. J CHILD ORTHOP 4(5): P481-
501,2010

88. MAHAR, A., AKBARNIA, B.A., FLIPPIN, M., OKA, R., TOMLINSON, T., KOSTIAL, P., BAGHERI, R.: EFFECTS OF POSTERIOR DISTRACTION FORCES ON ANTERIOR COLUMN INTRADISCAL PRESSURE IN DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE. J CHILD ORTHOP 4(5): P481-501,2010

89. FLYNN, J.M., TOMLINSON, L.A., PAWELEK, J., THOMPSON, G.H., MCCARTHY, R., AKBARNIA, B.A.: GROWING ROD GRADUATES: LESSONS FROM 58 PATIENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR LENGTHENINGS. J CHILD ORTHOP 4(5): P481-501, 2010

90. COMPLEX SPINE STUDY GROUP, GINSBURG, G., SCHWEND, R., AKBARNIA, B., BLAKEMORE, L., SCHMIDT, J.: BEHAVIOR OF NEUROCENTRAL SYNCHONDROSIS (NCS) IN IMMATURE CADAVERIC VERTEBRA. THE SPINE JOURNAL 11 (2011) 1S-173S

91. INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDT GROUP, SCHWAB, F., BESS, S., BLONDEL, B., HOSTIN, R., SHAFFREY, C., SMITH, J., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, BURTON, D., AKBARNIA, B., MUNDIS, G., AMES, C., DEVIREN, V., HART, R., KEBAISH, K., WOOD, K., GUPTA, M., KLINEBERG, E., CUNNINGHAM, M., OBRIEN, M., LAFAGE, V.: COMBINED ASSESSMENT OF PELVIC TILT, LUMNBAR LORDOSIS/PELVIC INCIDENCE MISMATCH AND SAGITTAL VERTICAL AXIS PREDICTS DISABILITY IN ADULT SPINAL DEFORMITY: A PROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS. THE SPINE JOURNAL 11 (2011) 1S-173S

92. KESHAVARZI, S., AMES, C., MUNDIS, G., PEKMEZCI, M., AKBARNIA, B., WEBER, M., DEVIREN, V.: THE UTILITY AND LIMITATIONS OF XLIF FOR ADULT SCOLIOSIS. THE SPINE JOURNAL 11 (2011) 1S-173S

93. AKBARNIA, B.A, KABIRIAN, N., PAWELEK, J.B., ZHANG, D., REDDING, G.J., EMANS, J.B., SHAH, S.A., JOHNSTON, C.E., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: IS THERE A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN THORACIC HEIGHT AFTER GROWING ROD SURGERY FOR EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS? J CHILD ORTHOP 5 (5) P. 387-401, 2011

94. HENNESSY, M.W., PAWELEK, J.B., AKBARNIA, B.A., MUNDIS, G.M.: RADIATION EXPOSURE IN GROWING ROD SURGERY FOR EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. J CHILD ORTHOP 5 (5) P. 387-401, 2011

95. MCELROY, M.J., SPONSELLER, P.D., FUHRHOP, S.K., RUSSELL, C.J., NEWTON, P.O., MARKS, M.C., SANDERS, J.O., YAZICI, M., PAWELEK, J.B., AKBARNIA, B.A., HARMS STUDY GROUP, GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: RADIOGRAPHIC COMPARISON OF EARLY ONSET AND ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCHOLIOSIS. J CHILD ORTHO
5 (5) P. 387-401, 2011

96. WILLIAMS, B.A., AKBARNIA, B.A., BLAKEMORE, L.C., BETZ, R., FLYNN, J.M., JOHNSTON, C.E., MCCARTHY, R.E., ROYE, D.P., SKAGGS, D.L., SMITH, J.T., SYNDER, B.D., SPONSELLER, P.D., STRUM, P.F., THOMPSON, G.H., YAZICI, M., VITALE, M.G.: ORGANIZING CHAOS: DEVELOPMENT OF A CONSENSUS-BASED EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS CLASSIFICATION SCHEMA. J CHILD ORTHOP 5 (5) P. 387-401, 2011

97. VI TALE, M., MATSUMOTO, H., NAIR, K., MCCALLA, D., WILLIAMS, B., CORONA, J., ROYE, B.D., ROYE, D.P., AKBARNIA, B.A., EMANS, J., SKAGGS, D., SMITH, J.T.: VALIDATION OF THE EARLY-ONSET SCOLIOSIS QUESTIONNAIRE (EOSQ): RESPONSIVENESS AND COMPARISON WITH NORMATIVE SUBJECTS. J CHILD ORTHOP 5 (5) P. 387-401, 2011

98. AKBARNIA, B.A., CHEUNG, K. MC., NOORDEEN, H., EL SEBAIE, H., YAZICI, M.,DANNAWI, Z., KABIRIAN, N.: NEXT GENERATION OF GROWTH-SPARING TECHNIQUES: PRELIMINARY CLINICAL RESULTS OF A MAGNETICALLY CONTROLLED GROWING ROD (MCGR) IN 14 PATIENTS. J CHILD ORTHOP 5 (5) P. 387-401, 2011

99. KABIRIAN, N., AKBARNIA, B.A., PAWELEK, J., ALAM, M., MUNDIS, G., ACACIO, R., THOMPSON, G.H., MARKS, D.S., GARDNER, A.C., SKAGGS, D., GSSG : POST-OPERATIVE WOUND INFECTION IN GROWING ROD SURGERY FOR EARLY-ONSET SCOLIOSIS. J CHILD ORTHOP 5 (5) P. 387-401, 2011

100. MCELROY, M., SPONSELLER, P.D., DATTILO, J.R., THOMPSON, G.H., AKBARNIA, B.A., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP.: GROWING RODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF SCOLIOSIS IN CEREBRAL PALSY: A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT. J CHILD ORTHOP 5 (5) P. 387-401, 2011

101. SCHWEND, R.M., BLAKEMORE, L.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., REIGRUT, J., SCHMIDT, J.: COUPLED SYMMETRY AND PROPORTIONAL EXPANSION OF THE RIBS THROUGH ADOLESCENCE. . J CHILD ORTHOP 6:439–459, 2012

102. AKBARNIA, B.A., YAZSAY, B., YAZICI, M., KABIRIAN, N., STRAUSS, K.R., GLASER, D., COMPLEX SPINE STUDY GROUP: BIOMECHANICAL EVALUATION OF 4 DIFFERENT FOUNDATION CONSTRUCTS COMMONLY USED IN

GROWING SPINE SURGERY: ARE RIB ANCHORS COMPARABLE TO SPINE ANCHORS? J CHILD ORTHOP 6:439–459,
2012

103. MATSUMOTO, H., MCCALLA, D.J., PARK, H.Y., YOSHIMACHI, J.Y., ROYE , D.P., AKBARNIA, B.A., EMANS, J.B., SKAGGS, D.L., SMITH, J.T., VITALE, M.: THE EARLY-ONSET SCOLIOSIS 24 ITEM QUESTIONNAIRE (EOSQ-24) REFLECTS CHANGES IN QUALITY OF LIFE AND PARENTAL BURDEN AFTER GROWING ROD SURGERY. J CHILD ORTHOP 6:439–459, 2012

104. KABIRIAN, N., MUNDIS, G.M., KOSTIAL, P., YAZSAY, B., KYAW, J., PAWELEK, J., AKBARNIA, B.A.: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PATIENTS AND FAMILIES AFTER GROWING ROD SURGERY: SURGEON AGREEMENT ON POST-OPERATIVE CARE. 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE (ICEOS) DUBLIN, IRELAND NOVEMBER 15-16, 2012

105. VITALE, M.G., PARK, H.Y., MATSUMOTO, H., MCCALLA, D.J., ROYE, D.P., SKAGGS, D.L., AKBARNIA, B.A.: CORRECTION AND COMPLICATIONS IN THE TREATMENT OF EOS: IS THERE A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SPINE VS. RIB-BASED PROXIMAL ANCHORS? . J CHILD ORTHOP 6:439–459, 2012

106. YAMAGUCHI, K., SKAGGS, D., MANSOUR, S., LEVITAN, J., MYUNG, K.S., YAZICI, M., JOHNSTON, C., THOMPSON, G., SPONSELLER, P., AKBARNIA, B.A., VITALE, M.: ARE PROXIMAL RIB ANCHORS PROTECTIVE AGAINST ROD BREAKAGE IN DISTRACTION-BASED GROWING RODS? . J CHILD ORTHOP 6:439–459, 2012

107. YAZSAY, B., KABIRIAN, N., PAWELEK, J.B., BASTROM, T., EMANS, J., THOMPSON, G.H., MUNDIS, G.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP.: WHAT DO CORONAL FLEXIBILITY FILMS REALLY TELL US ABOUT THE TREATMENT OF IDIOPATHIC EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS PATIENTS USING GROWING RODS? . J CHILD ORTHOP 6:439–459, 2012

108. YASZAY, B., KABIRIAN, N., MUNDIS, G.M., PAWELEK, J.B., BARLEY, C.E., AKBARNIA, B.A.: “EOS-IMAGING” SYSTEM IS AVAILABLE FOR EARLY-ONSET SCOLIOSIS PATIENTS AND CAN REDUCE THEIR IONIZING RADIATION EXPOSURE: J CHILD ORTHOP 6:439–459, 2012

 

SCIENTIFIC EXHIBITS, POSTERS AND AUDIO VISUAL

SOUND SLIDES
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON AND CHILD ABUSE, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, SOUND SLIDE PROGRAM #497, 1975.

2. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: THE ROLE OF THE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON IN CHILD ABUSE. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, SOUND SLIDE PROGRAM #780, 1982.

VIDEOTAPES
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: SURGICAL CORRECTION OF SCOLIOSISANTERIOR VERSUS POSTERIOR APPROACH, MODERATORS; AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ; ZIELKE, KLAUS AND DUBOUSSET, JEAN. VIDEO JOURNAL OF ORTHOPEDICS, JUNE 1987.

2. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: TREATMENT OF FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS OF THE SPINE. VIDEO TEXTBOOK OF SPINAL SURGERY, EDITED BY VIDEO JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDICS, MAY 5, 1989.

3. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION IN THE TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES, TECHNIQUE AND INDICATIONS. VIDEO JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDICS, VOL VI, NO. 3, JUNE 1991.

4. GILLINGHAM, B. AND AKBARNIA,B.A.: DUAL GROWING RODS, SURGICAL TECHNIQUE: SRS/POSNA TUTORIAL.
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, JULY 25,2003.

5. AKBARNIA, B.A., MUNDIS, G.M., YASZAY, B.: DUAL GROWING ROD SURGERY FOR THE TREATMENT OF INFANTILE IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS. SDCSD AND RADY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL 2010

SCIENTIFIC AND POSTER EXHIBITS:
1. TORG, J., AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A., KIRKPATRICK, JOHN AND SUSMAN, SIDNEY: THE BATTERED CHILD SYNDROME. 42ND ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 1975.

2. TORG, J., AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A., KIRKPATRICK, JOHN AND SUSMAN, SIDNEY THE BATTERED CHILD SYNDROME. 124TH AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. ANNUAL CONVENTION, ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY, JUNE 1975.

3. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A., WIRTH, CARL R. AND AHMADI, BIJAN: THE CHILD WITH KNEE PAIN. 44TH ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, FEBRUARY 1977.

4. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A., AHMADI, BIJAN, WIRTH, CARL, ROOHOLAMINI, MAJID AND OWSIA, NASRIN: THE CHILD WITH KNEE PAIN. XIV WORLD CONGRESS OF SICOT, KYOTO, JAPAN, OCTOBER 1978.

5. AKBARNIA, BA, AHMADI, B., GANJAVIAN, M.S., GHOBADI, F., NASSERI, D., AND ZAHIRI, J.: TIBIAL LENGTHENING, COMPARISON OF THE USE OF THREE DIFFERENT DEVICES. 46TH ANNUAL MEETING OF AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 1979.

6. EL-KHOURY, G., CLARK, C.R., JONES, R.N.AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: POST TRAUMATIC ATLANTOAXIAL ROTARY DISLOCATION WITH FIXATION. 52ND ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, JANUARY 1985.

7. AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J.T., KEPPLER, L., GAINES, R. AND LORENZ, M.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS OF THORACOLUMBAR AND LUMBAR SPINE USING PEDICULAR SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. 54TH ANNUAL MEETING OF AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, JANUARY 23, 1987.

8. AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J.T., KEPPLER, L., GAINES, R. AND LORENZ, M.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS OF THORACOLUMBAR AND LUMBAR SPINE USING PEDICULAR SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. AMERICAN SPINAL INJURY ASSOCIATION, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, MARCH 1987.

9. AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J.T., GAINES, R. ET AL: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS OF THORACOLUMBAR AND LUMBAR SPINE USING PEDICULAR SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. 22ND ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, SEPTEMBER 1987.

10. AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J., GAINES, R., KEPPLER, L., LORENZ, M. AND ZINDRICK, M.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS OF THORACOLUMBAR AND LUMBAR SPINE USING PEDICULAR SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. 14TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING, AMERICAN SPINAL INJURY ASSOCIATION, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, MAY 2-4, 1988.

11. AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J.T., MOSKOWITZ, A., CARL, A., NIEMANN, P. AND MEASECK, B.C.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES USING COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION. 15TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN SPINAL INJURY ASSOCIATION, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, APRIL 3-5, 1989.

12. MERENDA, J.T., AKBARNIA, BA, MOSKOWITZ, A., CARL, A., NIEMANN, P. AND MEASECK, B.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES USING COTREL DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION. NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY, QUEBEC CITY, CANADA, JULY 1, 1989.

13. ROBSON, D.B., AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J.T., KEPPLER, L., STEFFEE, A.E.: RESULTS OF ONE LEVEL (L4-L5) FUSION USING PEDICULAR FIXATION. NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY, QUEBEC CITY, CANADA, JULY 2, 1989.

14. AKBARNIA, BA, MOSKOWICZ, A., MERENDA, J.T., CARL, A., NIEMANN, P. AND MEASECK, B.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF THORACIC SPINE FRACTURES WITH COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION. 24TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, SEPTEMBER 17-22, 1989.

15. AKBARNIA, BA, ASHER, M., WAGNER, T. AND HESS, W.F.: SAFETY OF PEDICLE SCREW IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH SPINAL DEFORMITY. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, MARCH 21, 1998.

16. AKBARNIA, BA, MARKS, D., PEREZ-GRUESO, F., MCCARTHY, R., THOMPSON, A.G., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., AND RAISZADEH, K.: INSTRUMENTATION WITH LIMITED FUSION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROGRESSIVE EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. 32ND ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO, SEPTEMBER 23-25, 1999.

17. RAISZADEH, K., RAISZADEH, K., AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: CLOSED SUCTION IRRIGATION SYSTEM FOR THE TREATMENT OF POST-OPERATIVE INFECTION. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA, OCTOBER 18-21, 2000.

18. RAISZADEH, R., DEVLIN, V., VAUGHAN, R., MASSIE, J., AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: TRIGGERED-EMG (T-EMG) USE FOR INTACT, REDIRECTED AND DANGEROUSLY PLACED PEDICLE SCREWS. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA, OCTOBER 18-21, 2000.

19. RAISZADEH, K., RAISZADEH, K., AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: CLOSED SUCTION IRRIGATION SYSTEM FOR THE TREATMENT OF POST-OPERATIVE INFECTION. 15TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, OCTOBER 25-28, 2000.

20. AKBARNIA, BA, MARKS, D.S., PEREZ-GRUESO, F.S., McCARTHY, R.E., THOMPSON, A.G., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., AND RAISZADEH, K.: INSTRUMENTATION WITH LIMITED ARTHRODESIS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROGRESSIVE EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 28-MARCH 4, 2001.

20. SYLVAIN, G.M., AKBARNIA, BA, RAISZADEH, K.: FAILURES OF LUMBAR INTERBODY IMPLANTS, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 28-MARCH 4, 2001.

21. AKBARNIA, B., MARKS D.S., ET AL: DUAL ROD INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION IN THE TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. 37TH ANNUAL MEETING, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBRT 18- 21, 2002. (BEST CLINICAL POSTER)

22. BAGHERI, R., OKA, R., MAHAR A, KOSTIAL, P AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: STABILITY OF FOUNDATIONS: A BIOMECHANICAL STUDY OF THE DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE. ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. MARCH 7,2004.

23. BAGHERI, R. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: MULTIPLE RIB FRACTURES AS A COMPLICATION OF A DYNAMIC BRACE AND THE “SCOLIOSIS TREATMENT RECOVERY SYSTEM”IN IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS. 11TH IMAST MEETING, SOUTHAMPTON, BERMUDA, JULY 1-3, 2004

24. KARLIN, L., ASHER, M., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND BURTON D.: SURGICAL CORRECTION OF SCHEUERMANN’S KYPHOSIS: AN ANALYSIS OF THE SEGMENTAL SAGITTAL ALIGNMENT. 11TH IMAST MEETING, SOUTHAMPTON, BERMUDA, JULY 1-3, 2004

25. HAGHIGHI, S.S., ZHANG, R. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.:ACTIVATION OF EXTERNAL ANAL AND URETHRAL SPHINCTER MUSCLES BY REPETITIVE TRANSCRANIAL CORTICAL STIMULATION DURING SPINE SURGERY. 39TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, SEPTEMBER 7-9, 2004.

26. AKBARNIA, B., MARKS D.S., ET AL: DUAL GROWING ROD INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION FOR THE TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. A MULTICENTER STUDY. 118TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIFORNIA, JUNE 22-25, 2005

27. BREAKWELL, L.M.,AKBARNIA, BA, MARKS, D.S.,THOMPSON A.G.,MCCARTHY,R.E.,CANALE,S.K.,KOSTIAL, P.N. AND ASHER, M.A.: END RESULTS OF GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE FOLLOWED FOR 4 TO 12 YEARS UNTIL FINAL FUSION: THE EFFECT OF FREQUENCY OF LENGTHENING. 12TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUE(IMAST), BANFF, ALBERTA, CANADA. JULY 7-9, 2005. (POSTER AND E-POSTER)

28. AKBARNIA, BA, BREAKWELL, L.M., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., BURTON, D., ISHIKAWA, M.,CANALE, S., FRASER, E. AND ASHER, M.: COMPLICATIONS AND 2 TO 10 YEARS RESULTS OF LONGFUSIONS TO THE SACRUM AND PELVISFOR ADULT DEFORMITY: IS BILATERAL ILIAC FIXATION NECESSARY? : 12TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUE (IMAST), BANFF, ALBERTA, CANADA. JULY 7-9, 2005. (E-POSTER)

29. NGUYEN, H.V., AKBARNIA, BA, BAGHERI, R., KOSTIAL,P., RAISZADEH, K. AND VAN DAM, B.: EXTREME LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION (XLIF) APPROACH TO THE LUMBAR SPINE. 12TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUE(IMAST), BANFF, ALBERTA, CANADA. JULY 7-9, 2005. (E-POSTER)

30. AKBARNIA, B., KAPTAN, W.M.T.,ELSEBAIE, H.B. AND ELMILINGUI, Y.H.: CORRECTION OF SPINE DEFORMITY IN AMBULATORY PATEINTS WITH POLIOMYELITIS WITHOUT PELVIC FIXATION. 12TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUE (IMAST), BANFF, ALBERTA, CANADA. JULY 7-9, 2005.

31. KOPTAN, W., AKBARNIA, BA, EL SEBAIE, H. ET AL : CORRECTION OF SPINE DEFORMITY IN AMBULATORY PATIENTS WITH POLIOMYELITIS WITHOUT PELVIC FIXATION. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, MIAMI, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 27-30, 2005.

32. AKBARNIA, B. A., BREAKWELL, L.M., MARKS, D.S., THOMPSON A.G., MCCARTHY,R.E.,CANALE,S.K.,KOSTIAL, P.N. AND ASHER, M.A.: END RESULTS OF GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE FOLLOWED FOR 4 TO 12 YEARS UNTIL FINAL FUSION: THE EFFECT OF FREQUENCY OF LENGTHENING. ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, CHCAGO, ILLINOIS. MARCH 22-26, 2006.

33. MAHAR, A. T., FLIPPIN, M., OKA, R., TOMLINSON, T., KOSTIAL, P.N., BAGHERI, R., AKBARNIA, B.A.: BIOMECHANICAL DIFFERENCES IN DISTRACTION FORCES AND ANTERIOR COLUMN INTRADISCAL PRESSURES WHEN USING DIFFERENT CONSTRUCTS FOR THE DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY 41ST ANNUAL MEETING, MONTEREY BAY, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 13-16, 2006. (E-POSTER)

34. ROHMILLER, M.T., RAISZADEH, K., RAISZADEH, K., CANALE, S., AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF WOUND INFECTIONS FOLLOWING SPINAL FUSION AND INSTRUMENTATION USING CLOSED SUCTION IRRIGATION SYSTEM (CSIS): IS IMPLANT REMOVAL NECESSARY? SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY 41ST ANNUAL MEETING, MONTEREY BAY, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 13-16, 2006. (E-POSTER)

35. ELSEBAIE, H.B., YAZICI, M., THOMPSON, G.H., EMANS, J.B., MARKS, D., SKAGGS, D.L, CRAWFORD, A.H., KARLIN, L.I., MCCARTHY, R.E., POE-KOCHERT, C., KOSTIAL, P., CHEN, T., AKBARNIA, B.A.: SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF GROWING ROD TECHNIQUES FOR PEDIATRIC CONGENITAL SPINAL DEFORMITIES. 14TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS. JULY 11-14, 2007 (E-POSTER).

36. ELSEBAIE, H.B., YAZICI, M., THOMPSON, G.H., EMANS, J.B., MARKS, D., SKAGGS, D.L., CRAWFORD, A.H., KARLIN, L.I., MCCARTHY, R.E., POE-KOCHERT, C., KOSTIAL, P., CHEN, T., AKBARNIA, B.A.: UNILATERAL UNSEGMENTED BARS, DO THEY GROW WITH DISTRACTION? 14TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS. JULY 11-14, 2007 (E-POSTER).

37. HOOLEY, E.W., AKBARNIA, B.A., GUPTA, M.C., BURTON, D.C., ASHER, M.A., WAGNER, T., WOOD, K., BAGHERI, R., KOSTIAL, P., CHEN, T., LAMBART, L.M., CHARLES, G., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O.: DOES OPTIMAL SAGITTAL BALANCE DECREASE THE POST-OPERATIVE RATE OF COMPLICATIONS AND RE-OPERATIONS IN ADULT SCOLIOSIS PATIENTS FUSED TO THE SACRUM AND/OR PELVIS? 14TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS. JULY 11-14, 2007 (E-POSTER).

38. AKBARNIA, B.A., MAYER, J., BAGHERI, R., MOONEY, V., KOSTIAL, P., CHEN, T., HSU, V.: A NOVEL INSTRUMENT TO ASSESS OUTCOMES OF SPINAL FUSION SURGERY. 14TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS. JULY 11-14, 2007 (E-POSTER).

39. HSU, V., AKBARNIA, B.A., VANDAM, B., BAGHERI, R., CHEN, T.: EXTREME LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION (XLIF): EVALUATION OF SAFETY AND SHORT-TERM RESULTS. 14TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS. JULY 11-14, 2007 (E-POSTER).

40. SPONSELLER, P.D., THOMPSON G.H., AKBARNIA, B.A., ASHER, M.A., EMANNS, J.B., CHEN, T. AND POE-KOCHERT: EFFICACY OF GROWING RODS IN INFANTILE MARFAN SCOLIOSIS, 42ED ANNUAL MEETING, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, EDINBUGH, SCOTLAND, SEPTEMBER 5-8, 2007 ( E-POSTER)

41. SPONSELLER, P., THOMPSON, G., AKBARNIA, B.A., ASHER, M., AND EMANS, J.: EFFICACY OF GROWING RODS IN INFANTILE MARFAN SYNDROME, 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE, MADRID, NOVEMBER 1-2, 2007.

42. SCHWAB, F.J., PATEL, A., HART, R.A., BURTON, D.C., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, SHELOKOV, A.P., HOSTIN, R.A., SHAFFREY,C.I., GUPTA, M.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., BESS, S,  DOES VERTEBRAL LEVEL OF PEDICLE SUBTRACTION OSTEOTOMY CORRELATES WITH DEGREE OF SPINO-PELVIS PARAMETER CORRECTION? 15TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), HONG KONG, JULY 8-11, 2008 (EPOSTER)

43. BESS, S, AKBARNIA, B.A., THOMPSON, G.H., SPONSELLER, P, SKAGGS, D.L., SHAH, S, ELSEBAIE, H.B., BOACHIE- ADJEI, O, KARLIN, L.I., CANALE, S.K., POE-KOCHERT, C, GSSG, COMPLICATIONS IN 910 GROWING ROD SURGERIES: USE OF DUAL RODS AND SUBMUSCULAR PLCAEMENT OF RODS DECREASES COMPLICATIONS. 15TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), HONG KONG, JULY 8-11, 2008 (E-POSTER)

44. SKAGGS, D.L., EMANS, J.B., MARKS, D.S., DORMANS, J.P., THOMPSON, G.H., SHAH, S, SPONSELLER, P, AKBARNIA, B.A., GSSG, NEUROLOGIC RISK IN GROWING ROD SURGERY IN CHILDREN: IS NEUROMONITORING NECESSARY IN ALL CASES?  15TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), HONG KONG, JULY 8-11, 2008 (E-POSTER)

45. SCHWAB, F.J., PATEL, A., HART, R.A., BURTON, D.C., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, SHELOKOV, A.P.,  HOSTIN, R.A., SHAFFREY,C.I., GUPTA, M.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., BESS, S,  VALIDATING PREDICTIVE MODELS OF  SPINO-PELVIS ALIGNMENT: PRE-AND POST- OPERATIVE ANALYSIS OF 70 ADULTS SUFFERING FROM SAGITTAL PLANE MAALIGNMENT  15TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), HONG KONG, JULY
8-11, 2008 (E-POSTER)

46. AKBARNIA, B.A., VARMA, V.V., BESS, S, BAGHERI, R, MAHJOURI, S, LHAMBY, J. T., HSU, V, SALARI, P.A., EXTREME LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION (XLIF) SAFELY IMPROVES SEGMENTAL AND GLOBAL DEFORMITY IN LARGE ADULT LUMBAR SCOLIOSIS: PRELIMINARY RESULTS ON 13 PATIENTS 15TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), HONG KONG, JULY 8-11, 2008 (E-POSTER)

47. AKBARNIA, B.A., KHAN, S, SALARI, P.A., TEBI, S, THOMPSON, G.H., MCCARTHY, R.E., PEREZ-GRUESO, F.S., ELSEBAIE, H.B., SPONSELLER, P.D, KOSTIAL, P, KADAKIA, R, KARLIN, L.I., MARKS, D.S., DOES SUBCUTANEOUS PLACEMENT OF RODS GIVE BETTER RESULTS IN GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE?  15TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), HONG KONG, JULY 8-11, 2008 (E-POSTER)

48. BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, BESS, S, CUNNINGHAM, M.E., BURTON, D.C., SHAFFERY, C.I., SHELOKOV, A.P., HOSTIN, R.A., SCHWAB, F.J.,WOOD, K, GUPTA, M.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., INCREASING PAIN AND DISABILITY ,RATHER THAN DEFORMITY, DETERMINE TREATMENT MODALITY FOR OLDER PATIENTS WITH ADULT SCOLIOSIS  15TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), HONG KONG, JULY 8-11, 2008 (E-POSTER)

49. ELSEBAIE, H.B., YAZICI, M., THOMPSON, G.H., EMANS, J.B., MARKS, D., SKAGGS, D.L., CRAWFORD, A.H., KARLIN, L.I., MCCARTHY, R.E., POE-KOCHERT, C., KOSTIAL, P., CHEN, T., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF GROWING RODS FOR PEDIATRIC CONGENITAL SPINAL DEFORMITIES.
43ED ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA. SEPTEMBER 10-13, 2008

50. LAFAGE V., SCHWAB, F.J., PATEL, A., HART, R.A., BURTON, D.C., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, SHELOKOV, A.P.,  HOSTIN, R.A., SHAFFREY,C.I., GUPTA, M.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., BESS, S,  VALIDATING PREDICTIVE MODELS OF  SPINO-PELVIS ALIGNMENT: PRE-AND POST- OPERATIVE ANALYSIS OF 70 ADULTS SUFFERING FROM SAGITTAL PLANE MAALIGNMENT. 43ED ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA. SEPTEMBER 10-13, 2008 (E-POSTER)


51. SPONSELLER, P.D., YANG, J.S., AKBARNIA, B.A., EMANS, J.B., SKAGGS, D.L., MCCARTHY, R.E., ASHER, M.A., YAZICI, M., SANCHEZ PERES-GRUESO, F., POE-KOCHERT,C., KOSTIAL, P. AND THOMPSON, G.: PELVIC FIXATION OF GROWING RODS: COMPARISON OF CONSTRUCTS.  43ED ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA. SEPTEMBER 10-13, 2008 (E-POSTER)

52. AKBARNIA, B.A., KHAN, S, SALARI, P.A., TEBI, S, THOMPSON, G.H., MCCARTHY, R.E., PEREZ-GRUESO, F.S., ELSEBAIE, H.B., SPONSELLER, P.D, KOSTIAL, P, KADAKIA, R, KARLIN, L.I., MARKS, D.S.AND GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: DOES SUBCUTANEOUS PLACEMENT OF RODS GIVE BETTER RESULTS IN GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE? 43ED ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA. SEPTEMBER 10-13, 2008 (E-POSTER)

53. MCCARTHY, R.E., AKBARNIA, B.A., MCCULLOUGH, F.L., SALARI, P.A., SKAGGS, D.L., THOMPSON, G.H., SHAH, S.A., SANCHEZ PEREZ-GRUESO, F., ASHER, M.A., YAZICI, M.AND GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: GROWING RODS IN MYELOMENINGOCELE FOR SCOLIOSIS TREATMENT: LONG TERM FOLLOW UP. 43ED ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA. SEPTEMBER 10-13, 2008 (E-POSTER)

54. AKBARNIA, B.A., KHAN, S, SALARI, P.A., TEBI, S, THOMPSON, G.H., MCCARTHY, R.E., PEREZ-GRUESO, F.S., ELSEBAIE, H.B., SPONSELLER, P.D, KOSTIAL, P, KADAKIA, R, KARLIN, L.I., MARKS, D.S.AND GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: DOES SUBCUTANEOUS PLACEMENT OF RODS GIVE BETTER RESULTS IN GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE? 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, NOVEMBER 7-8, 2008 (E-POSTER)

55. AKBARNIA, B.A. ROHMILLER, M.T., RAISZADEH, K., RAISZADEH, K., AND CANALE, B.S.: CLOSED SUCTION IRRIGATION SYSTEM FOR THE TREATMENT OF POST-OPERATIVE INFECTION. ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, FEBRUARY 25-28, 2009

56. AKBARNIA, B.A., OLVEIRA, D., SALARI P.,KOSTIAL P., MUNDIS G.: COMPLICACAO NEUROLOGICA APOS TROCA DOS IMPLANTES DE HASTES DE CRESCIMENTO: RELATO DE CASO. XII CONGRESSO DA SOCIEDADE BRASILEIRA DE CLUNA, FOZ DO IGUCU, BRASIL. APRIL 30, 2009

57. YANG, J.S., SPONSELLER, P., AKBARNIA, B.A., KOSTIAL, P., SALARI, P., EMANS, J.B., SKAGGS, D.L., YACIZI, M., SHAH, S.A., ASHER, M. AND GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: INDICATIONS AND PRACTICE OF GROWING RODS: CARACTERIZING CURRENT USE: 16TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), VIENNA AUSTRIA, JULY 15-18, 2009 (E-POSTER)

58. PIMENTA, L., LHAMBY, J., COUTINBO, E., OLIVEIRA, L., AKBARNIA,B. A.: MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY FOR DEGENERATIVE SCOLIOSIS: 16TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), VIENNA AUSTRIA, JULY 15-18, 2009 (E-POSTER)

59. MYUNG, K.S., SKAGGS, D., THOMPSON, G.H., EMANS, J., SPONSELLER, P., KARLIN, L., JOHNNSTON, C.E., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: NUTRITIONAL IMPROVEMENT FOLLOWING GROWING ROD SURGERY IN CHILDREN WITH EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: 16TH  INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), VIENNA AUSTRIA, JULY 15-18, 2009 (E-POSTER)

60. WOO, R., BOACHIE-ADJIE, O., CUNNINGHAM, M.E., KIM, H.J., KING, A.B., KANAZAWA, Y., AND AKBARNIA, B.A.:OUTCOMES OF SURGERYFOR LENKE 5AIS: POSTERIOR VERSES ANTERIOR: 16TH  INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), VIENNA AUSTRIA, JULY 15-18, 2009 (E-POSTER)

61. SKAGGS, D.L., SALARI, P., AKBARNIA, B.A.: SHORTENING OF GROWING RODS CAN REVERSE CARDIAC FAILURE AND NEUROLOGIC INJURY. 16TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), VIENNA AUSTRIA, JULY 15-18, 2009 (E-POSTER)

62. CABALO, A, BESS, S., LANNING, K, AKBARNIA, B.A., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., BURTON, D.C., GUPTA, M., HOSTIN, R., SHAFFREY, C. I.,WOOD, K.B., KEBAISH, K. M., CUNNINGHAM, M., HART, R. A., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: PATIENTS PERCEIVE PERIOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS AS MORE SEVERE AND HAVING GREATER NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES THAN SURGEONS: 16TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), VIENNA AUSTRIA, JULY 15-18, 2009

63. CABALO, A, BESS, S., LANNING, K, AKBARNIA, B.A., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., BURTON, D.C., GUPTA, M., HOSTIN, R., SHAFFREY, C. I.,WOOD, K.B., KEBAISH, K. M., CUNNINGHAM, M., HART, R. A., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: PATIENTS PERCEIVE PERIOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS AS MORE SEVERE AND HAVING GREATER


NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES THAN SURGEONS: 44TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS SEPTEMBER 23-26TH, 2009

64. BURTON, D.C., KEBAISH, K. M., SHAFFREY, C. I., SCHWAB, F. J., HOSTIN, R., SHELOKOV, A. P., BESS, S.,
BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., AKBARNIA, B. A., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: EXTENSION OF PREVIOUS FUSIONS TO THE SACRO-PELVIS VS. PRIMARY SPINO-PELVIC FUSIONS IN THE SETTING OF ADULT DEFORMITY: A COMPARISON OF HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE MEASURES AND COMPLICATIONS: 44TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS SEPTEMBER 23-26TH, 2009

65. LAFAGE, V., SCHWAB, F., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., FARCY, J-P C., SHELOKOV, A. P., HOSTIN, R., HART, R. A., AKBARNIA, B. A., O'BRIEN, M. F., BURTON, D. C., SHAFFREY, C.I., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: THE IMPACT OF RECIPROCAL REGIONAL ALIGNMENT CHANGES DISTANT FROM THE SITE OF SPINAL OSTEOTOMIES AFFECTS POST-OPERATIVE SPINAL BALANCE: 44TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS SEPTEMBER 23-26TH, 2009

66. SCHWAB, F., LAFAGE, V., SHAFFREY, C.I., FARCY, J.P.C., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., SHELOKOV, A.P., HOSTIN, R., HART, R.A., AKBARNIA, B.A., O'BRIEN, M.F., BURTON, D.C., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: PRE- OPERATIVE PELVIC PARAMETERS MUST BE CONSIDERED TO ACHIEVE ADEQUATE SAGITTAL BALANCE AFTER LUMBAR OSTEOTOMY: 44TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS SEPTEMBER 23-26TH, 2009

67. HAWKINSON, N., SCHWAB, F.J., KELLY, B, FARCY, J.P. C., MUNDIS, G.M., CUNNINGHAM, M.E., AKBARNIA, B. A., HOSTIN, R., HART, R.A., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., BURTON, D.C., KLINEBERG, E, SHAFFREY, C.I., BESS, S., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: MAJOR COMPLICATIONS FOLLOWING ADULT SPINAL DEFORMITY SURGERY: IS THERE A HIGH RISK PATIENT PROFILE?:44TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS SEPTEMBER 23-26TH, 2009

68. YANG, J.S., SPONSELLER, P., AKBARNIA, B. A., THOMPSON, G.H., KOSTIAL, P., SALARI, P, EMANS, J. B., SKAGGS, D.L., YAZICI, M., SHAH, S.A., ASHER, M., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: INDICATIONS AND PRACTICE OF GROWING RODS: CHARACTERIZING CURRENT USE : 44TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS SEPTEMBER 23-26TH, 2009  (E-POSTER)

69. MUNDIS, G.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., SALARI, P., MANOS, R.,VARMA, V., BAGHERI, R.: CAN MINIMALLY INVASIVE LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION REPLACE OPEN INTERBODY APPROACH IN COMBINED SURGERY FOR COMPLEX ADULT SPINE DEFORMITY?: 24TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY (NASS), SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 10-14TH, 2009  (E-POSTER)

70. PIMENTA, L.,COUTINHO, E., OLIVEIRA , L., AKBARNIA, B.A.: MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY FOR DEGENERATIVE SCOLIOSIS: 24TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY (NASS), SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 10-14TH, 2009

71.  CABALO, A, BESS, S., LANNING, K, AKBARNIA, B.A., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., BURTON, D.C., GUPTA, M., HOSTIN, R., SHAFFREY, C. I.,WOOD, K.B., KEBAISH, K. M., CUNNINGHAM, M., HART, R. A., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: PATIENTS PERCEIVE PERIOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS AS MORE SEVERE AND HAVING GREATER NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES THAN SURGEONS: 24TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY (NASS), SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 10-14TH, 2009

72. BURTON, D.C., KEBAISH, K. M., SHAFFREY, C. I., SCHWAB, F. J., HOSTIN, R., SHELOKOV, A. P., BESS, S.,
BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., AKBARNIA, B. A., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: EXTENSION OF PREVIOUS FUSIONS TO THE SACRO-PELVIS VS. PRIMARY SPINO-PELVIC FUSIONS IN THE SETTING OF ADULT DEFORMITY: A COMPARISON OF HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE MEASURES AND COMPLICATIONS: 24TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY (NASS), SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 10-14TH, 2009

73. LAFAGE, V., SCHWAB, F., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., FARCY, J-P C., SHELOKOV, A. P., HOSTIN, R., HART, R. A., AKBARNIA, B. A., O'BRIEN, M. F., BURTON, D. C., SHAFFREY, C.I., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: THE IMPACT OF RECIPROCAL REGIONAL ALIGNMENT CHANGES DISTANT FROM THE SITE OF SPINAL OSTEOTOMIES AFFECTS POST-OPERATIVE SPINAL BALANCE: 24TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY (NASS), SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 10-14TH, 2009

74. SCHWAB, F., LAFAGE, V., SHAFFREY, C.I., FARCY, J.P.C., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., SHELOKOV, A.P., HOSTIN, R., HART, R.A., AKBARNIA, B.A., O'BRIEN, M.F., BURTON, D.C., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: PRE-


OPERATIVE PELVIC PARAMETERS MUST BE CONSIDERED TO ACHIEVE ADEQUATE SAGITTAL BALANCE AFTER LUMBAR OSTEOTOMY: 24TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY (NASS), SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 10-14TH, 2009

75. AKBARNIA, B.A., MUNDIS, G., SALARI, P., WALKER, B., POOL, S., CHANG, A.: A TECHNICAL REPORT ON THE ELLIPSE TECHNOLOGIES DEVICE: A REMOTELY EXPANDABLE DEVICE FOR NON-INVASIVE LENGTHENING OF GROWING ROD.  3RD INTERNATIONAL  CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE (ICEOS), ISTANBUL, TURKEY, NOVEMBER  20-21, 2009 (E-POSTER)

76. MAHAR, A., FLIPPIN, M., OKA, R., TOMLINSON, T., KOSTIAL, P., BAGHERI, R., AKBARNIA, B. A.:BIOMECHANICAL DIFFERENCES IN DISTRACTION FORCES AND ANTERIOR COLUMN INTRA-DISCAL PRESSURES WHEN USING DIFFERENT CONSTRUCTS FOR THE PEDIATRIC DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE.  3RD INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE (ICEOS), ISTANBUL, TURKEY, NOVEMBER  20-21 ,
2009 (E-POSTER)

77.  SKAGGS, D.L., SANKAR, W.N., YAZICI, M., JOHNSTON, C.E., SHAH, S.A., JAVIDAN, P., KADAKIA, R., DAY, T.F., AKBARNIA, B. A.: LENGTHENING OF DUAL GROWING RODS AND THE LAW OF DIMINISHING RETURN, PEDIATRIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, WAIKOLOA, HAWAII,  MAY 3-7, 2010

78. KLINEBERG, E., GUPTA, M.C., WOOD, K.B., BURTON, D.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., CUNNINGHAM, M.E., HART, R.A., HOSTIN, R., MUNDIS, G.M., SCHWAB, F.J., SHAFFREY, C.I., SMITH, J.S., BESS, S. ISSG:  OFF LABEL USE OF rhBMP2 IN SPINAL SURGERY: SIGNIFICANT VARIATIONIN AMOUNT, LOCATION, AND USE IN SPINAL SURGERY. 17TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), TORONTO, CANADA, JULY 21-24, 2010 (E-POSTER)

79. AKBARNIA, B.A., MUNDIS, G.M., SALARI, P., WALKER, B., POOL, S., CHANG, A.: TECHNICAL REPORT ON THE MAGECTM  SYSTEM: A REMOTLEY EXPANDABLE DEVICE FOR NON-INVASIVE LENGTHENING OF GROWING ROD:
17TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), TORONTO, CANADA, JULY 21-24,
2010 (E-POSTER)

80.  SALARI, P., AKBARNIA, B.A., BLAKEMORE, L.C., SPONSELLER, P.D., SCHWEND, R.M.: EVOLUTION OF GROWING ROD SURGERYIN TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: TRENDS IN THE PAST 30 YEARS. 17TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), TORONTO, CANADA, JULY 21-24, 2010 (E- POSTER):

81. SCHWEND, R.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., BLAKEMORE, L.C., SCHMIDT, J., STRAUSS, K.: SCALAR MEASURMENTS OF PEDIATRIC SPINE AND RIBS FROM HAMANN- TODD (H-T) COLLECTION, 17TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), TORONTO, CANADA, JULY 21-24, 2010 (E-POSTER)

82. ODA, J.E., SHAH, S.A., MACKENZIE, W.G., YAZICI, M., AKBARNIA, B.A., GSSG: CONCURRENT TETHERED CORD RELEASE AND GROWING ROD INSTRUMENTATION- IS IT SAFE? 17TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), TORONTO, CANADA, JULY 21-24, 2010 (E-POSTER)

83. KLINEBERG, E., GUPTA, M.C., WOOD, K.B., BURTON, D.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., CUNNINGHAM, M.C., HART, R.A., HOSTIN, R., MUNDIS, G.M., SCHWAB, F.J., SHAFFREY,C. I., SMITH, J.S., BESS, S., ISSG.: OFF LABEL USE OF RHBMP2 IN SPINAL SURGERY: SIGNIFICANT VARIATION IN AMOUNT, LOCATION, AND USE IN SPINE SURGERY: ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, KYOTO JAPAN, SEPTEMBER21-24, 2010 (E- POSTER)

84.  SALARI, P., PAWELEK, J., MUNDIS, G.M., SPONSELLER, P.D., BOACHIE- ADJEI, O., SCHEWEND, R.M., BOSCH, P., BLAKEMORE, L.C., AKBARNIA,B.A.:  FACTORS INFLUENCING THE DECISION FOR SURGICAL INTERVENTION IN EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, KYOTO JAPAN, SEPTEMBER21-
24, 2010

85.   SALARI, P., AKBARNIA, B.A., BLAKEMORE, L., SPONSELLER, P., SCHWEND, R.M.: EVOLUTION OF GROWING ROD SURGERY IN TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS; TRENDS IN THE PAST 30 YEARS. 3RD INTERNATIONAL  CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE (ICEOS), TORONTO, CANADA, NOVEMBER 19-20, 2010 (E-POSTER)

86. YANG, J.S., MCELROY, M.J., THOMPSON, G.H., AKBARNIA, B.A., SPONSELLER, P.D., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP:  GROWING RODS FOR PEDIATRIC SPINAL DEFORMITY; EXAMINING PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE.  3RD


INTERNATIONAL  CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE (ICEOS), TORONTO, CANADA, NOVEMBER 19-20, 2010 (E-POSTER)

87.  SALARI, P., PAWELEK, J.B., MUNDIS, JR. G.M., SPONSELLER, P.D., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., SCHWEND, R.M.., BOSCH, P.P., BLAKEMORE, L, AKBARNIA, B.A.:  FACTORS INFLUENCING THE DECISION FOR SURGICAL INTERVENTION IN EARLY ONSET SCOLOSIS.  3RD INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE (ICEOS), TORONTO, CANADA, NOVEMBER 19-20, 2010 (E-POSTER)

88. CORONA, J., MILLER, D.J., DOWNS, J., AKBARNIA, B.A., BLAKEMORE, L., BETZ, R.R., CAMPBELL, R.M., FLYNN, J.M.,  JOHNSTON, C.E., MCCARTHY, R.E., ROY, JR, D.P., SKAGGS, D.L., SMITH, J.T., SYNDER, B.D., SPONSELLER, P.D., STURM, P.F., THOMPSON, G.H., YAZICI, M., VITALE, M.G:. FINDING THE TIPPING POINT: WHEN SHOULD SURGERY BE PERFORMED IN CHILDREN WITH EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS?  3RD INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE (ICEOS), TORONTO, CANADA, NOVEMBER 19-20, 2010 (E-POSTER)

89. AKBARNIA, B.A., SALARI, P., THOMPSON, G.H., SPONSELLER, P.D., EMANS, J.B., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP:  OUTCOMES OF GROWING ROD SURGERY IN EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: DOES THE ETIOLOGY MATTER?
3RD INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE (ICEOS), TORONTO, CANADA, NOVEMBER 19-20, 2010 (E-POSTER)

90.  AKBARNIA, B.A., FLYNN, J.M., TOMLINSON, L., PAWELEK, J., THOMPSON, G.H., MCCARTHY, R.E.: GROWING ROD GRADUATES: LESSONS FROM 58 PATIENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR LENGTHENINGS. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS (AAOS), SAN DIEGO, CA, FEBRUARY 15-19, 2011 FIRST PRIZE WINNER IN PEDIATRIC SECTION

91. MUNDIS, G.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., SALARI, P., BAGHERI, R.: TWO YEAR POST-OP FOLLOW-UP ON A LESS INVASIVE FAR LATERAL APPROACH IN ADVANCED ADULTY SPINE DEFORMITY. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS (AAOS), SAN DIEGO, CA, FEBRUARY 15-19, 2011

92. SCHROERLUCKE, S., MUNDIS, G., SALARI, P., BAGHERI, R., PAWELEK, J., AKBARNIA, B.: ISOLATING THE EFFECT OF THE LATERAL APPROACH IN COMBINED ANTERIOR AND POSTERIOR SURGERY FOR ADULT SPINAL DEFORMITY: A RADIOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS. INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SPINE SURGERY, LAS VEGAS, NV, APRIL 26-29, 2011

93. AKBARNIA, B., MUNDIS, G., MOAZZAZ, P., KABIRIAN, N.: SEGMENTAL CORRECTION OF ADULT FOCAL SAGITTAL PLANE DEFORMITY USING A NOVEL LATERAL INTERBODY APPROACH WITH EANTERIOR LONGITUDINAL LIGAMENT RELEASE. INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SPINE SURGERY, LAS VEGAS, NV, APRIL 26-29, 2011

94. DEVIREN, V., KESHAVARZI, S., MUNDIS, G.M, PEKMEZCI, M., AKBARNIA, B.A., WEBER, M.H., AMES, C.P.: THE UTILITY AND LIMITATIONS OF XLIF FOR ADULT SCOLIOSIS. 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

95. AKBARNIA, B.A., KABIRIAN, N., PAWELEK, J., ALAM, MILAD, MUNDIS, G.M., ACACIO, R., THOMPSON, G.H., MARKS, D.S., GARDNER, A., SKAGGS, D.L., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: POST-OPERATIVE WOUND INFECTION IN GROWING ROD SRGERY FOR EARLY-ONSET SCOLIOSIS. 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

96. YAZSAY, B, PAWELEK, J., KABIRIAN, N., BASTROM, T., EMANS, J.B., THOMPSON, G.H., MCCARTHY, R.E., MUNDIS, G.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: THE VALUE OF FLEXIBILITY RADIOGRAPHS IN PREDICTING CORONAL CURVE CORRECTION FOLLOWING GROWING ROD SURGERY. 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

97. LAFAGE, V., SCHWAB, F., AMES, C.P., HOSTIN, R., HART, R.A, DEVIREN, V., AKBARNIA, B.A., DEMAKAKOS, J, SMITH, J.S., SHAFFREY, C.I., KEBAISH, K., BURTON, D.C., BESS, S., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP: CAN DIFFERENT SURGICAL STRATEGIES RESULT IN SATISFACTORY POST-OPERATIVE SAGITTAL ALIGNMENT? 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

98. MAHAR, A.T., AKBARNIA, B.A., FLIPPING, M., TOMLINSON, T., KOSTIAL, P., BAGHERI, R.: DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE: EFFECTS OF POSTERIOR DISTRACTION FORCES ON ANTERIOR COLUMN INTRADISCAL PRESSURE.
18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011


99. MCELROY, M., SPONSELLER, P., YAZICI, M., AKBARNIA, B., THOMPSON, G.H., SKAGGS, D.L., EMANS, J.B., PAWELEK, J., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP.: CURVE CHARACTERISTICS OF PREOPERATIVE IDIOPATHIC EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

100. YAZSAY, B., KABIRIAN, N., PAWELEK, J., EMANS, J.B., JOHNSTON, C.E., SHAH, S.A., MUNDIS, G.M., AKBARNIA, B.A, GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: BEWARE THE RISKS OF INSTRUMENTING TO THE PELVIS IN AMBULATORY EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS PATIENTS TREATED WITH GROWTH SPARING SURGERY. 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

101. HART, R.A., MUMMANENI, P.V., LINE, B., SHAFFREY, C., SMITH, J.S., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., BURTON, D.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., MUNDIS, G.M., LAFAGE, V., SCHWAB, F., AMES, C.P., BESS, S., WOOD., K.B.: SELF REPORTED FUNCTIONAL LIMITATIONS DUE TO LUMBAR STIFFNESS CORRELATE WITH AGE AND STS-22 SCORES AMONG ASYMPTPMATIC VOLUNTEERS. INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP. 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

102. LEBL, D.R., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., GOGIA, J., KRAJBICH, J.I., WOO, R, RAHM, M.D, KING, A.B., CUNNINGHAM, M.E., COMPLEX SPINE STUDY GROUP.: ONE-YEAR RESULTS OF ANTERIOR VS. POSTERIOR SURGERY FOR LENKE 5
ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCHOLIOSIS. 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

103. SHAH, S.A., SEME, S.J., OTTE, J.F., FREEMAN, A.L., CAMISA, W.J., AKBARNIA, B.A., CARL, A.L.: THE NEXT GENERATION OF SCOLIOSIS TREATMENT: APICAL CONTROL WITH MOTION PRESERVATION. 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

104. SCHWEND, R.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., BLAKEMORE, L., SCHMIDT, J.A., STRAUSS, K., COMPLEX SPINE STUDY GROUP.: ANALYSIS OF PEDIATRIC SPINE AND RIB DATA FROM THE HAMANN-TODD (H-T) COLLECTION. 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

105. BURTON, D.C., LAI, S.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., AMES, C.P., SHAY, B., DEVIREN, V., HART, R.A., KEBAISH, K., MUNDIS, G., SHAFFREY, C.I., SMITH, J.S., INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP.: THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN DRAM AND THE SRS 22R: CAN WE SUBSTITUTE THE SRS 22R FOR THE DRAM FOR ASSESSING PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS? 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY
13-16, 2011

106. SCHWEND, R.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., BLAKEMORE, L.C., STEWART, J.D., SCHMIDT, J.A., STRAUSS, K., COMPLEX SPINE STUDY GROUP.: PEDIATRIC TRANSVERSE PROCESS (TP) FEATURES AND GROWTH PATTERN FROM THE HAMANN-TODD (H-T) COLLECTION. 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

107. SCHWEND, R.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., BLAKEMORE, L.C., SCHMIDT, J.A., STRAUSS, K., COMPLEX SPINE STUDY GROUP.: MEASUREMENTS OF PEDIATRIC RIBS FROM THE HAMANN-TODD (H-T) COLLECTION. 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

108. SCHROERLUCKE, S., EASTLASK, R.K., STEKLOV, N., AKBARNIA, B.A., MUNDIS, G.M., MARINO , J.F.: BIOMECHANICAL TESTING OF PEDICLE SCREWS: POLYAXIAL, MONOAXIAL, AND A MONOPLANAR DESIGN. 18TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, JULY 13-16, 2011

109. AKBARNIA, B.A.,MUNDIS, G.M., BAGHERI, R., KABIRIAN, N., SALARI, P., PAWELEK, J.: LATERAL APPROACH FOR INTERBODY FUSION (LIF) IS A SAFE AND EFFECTIVE TECHNIQUE TO RECONTRUCT THE ANTERIOR SPINAL COLUMN IN COMPLEX ADULT SPINAL DEFORMITY: A MINIMUM TWO-YEAR FOLLOW-UP STUDY. 46TH ANNUAL SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, SEPTEMBER 14-17, 2011.

110. HENNESSY, M.W., PAWELEK, J., AKBARNIA, B.A., MUNDIS, G.M.: RADIATION EXPOSURE IN GROWING ROD SURGERY FOR EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. 46TH ANNUAL SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, SEPTEMBER 14-17, 2011.

111. AKBARNIA, B.A., CHEUNG, K., NOORDEEN, H., ELSEBAIE, H., YAZICI, M., DANNAWI, Z., KABIRIAN, N.: SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF A MAGNETICALLY CONTROLLED GROWING ROD: A NOVEL NON INVASIVE DISTRACTION TECHNIQUE. THE SOCIETY FOR MINIMAL INVASIVE SPINE SURGERY. LAS VEGAS, NV, OCTOBER 21-23, 2011


112. AKBARNIA, B.A., MUNDIS, G.M., MOAZZAZ, P., KABIRIAN, N., EASTLACK, R., PAWELEK, J.: CAN LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION WITH TRANSPSOAS ALL RELEASE (LIFTAR) REPLACE OSTEOTOMY IN ADULY SAGITTAL DEFORMITY? THE SOCIETY FOR MINIMAL INVASIVE SPINE SURGERY. LAS VEGAS, NV, OCTOBER 21-23, 2011

113. YAZSAY, B., PAWELEK, J., KABIRIAN, N., BASTROM, T., EMANS, J., THOMPSON, G.H., MCCARTHY, R.E., MUNDIS, G.M., AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE VALUE OF FLEXIBILITY RADIOGRAPHS IN PREDICTING CORONAL CURVE CORRECTION FOLLOWING GROWING ROD SURGERY. 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE, ORLANDO, FL, NOVEMBER 18-19, 2011

114. YAZSAY, B., KABIRIAN, N., PAWELEK, J., EMANS, J.B., JOHNSTON, C.E., SHAH, S.A., MUNDIS, G., AKBARNIA, B.A., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: HOW RISKY IS INSTRUMENTING TO PELVIS IN AMBULATORY EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS TREATED WITH GROWTH SPARING SURGERY? 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE, ORLANDO, FL, NOVEMBER 18-19, 2011

115. MYUNG, K., LEE, C., WALL, E., JAIN, V., SHAH, S.A., JOHNSTON,C.E., AKBARNIA, B.A., SKAGGS, D.L., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP.: HEMOGLOBIN LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS TREATED WITH GROWING RODS. 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE, ORLANDO, FL, NOVEMBER 18-19, 2011

116. ALTAF, F., SEDRA, F., NOORDEEN, H., AKBARNIA, B.: PULMONARY FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS UNDERGOING TREATMENT WITH GROWING RODS. 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE, ORLANDO, FL, NOVEMBER 18-19, 2011

117. LEBL, D.R., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., AKBARNIA, B.A., GOGIA, J., KRAJBICH, J.I., WOO, R, RAHM, M.D, KING, A.B., CUNNINGHAM, M.E.: ANTERIOR VS POSTERIOR SURGERY FOR LENKE 5 ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCHOLIOSIS: CLINICAL AND RADIOGRAPHIC OUTCOMES. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHPOAEDIC SURGEONS ANNUAL MEETING, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 7-11, 2012

118. GUPTA, M.C., KLEINBERG, E.O., LAFAGE, V., BESS, R.S., SCHWAB, F.J., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., KEBAISH, K.M., WOOD, K.B., AKBARNIA, B.A.: ANTERIOR L5-S1 FUSION DOES NOT IMPROVE SAGITTAL ALIGNMENT FOLLOWING PEDICLE SUBTRACTION OSTEOTOMY: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHPOAEDIC SURGEONS ANNUAL MEETING, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 7-11, 2012

119. SCHWAB, F.J., BESS, R.S., BLONDEL, B., SHAFFREY, C.I., SMITH, J.S., HOSTIN, R.A., BURTON, D.C., HART, R.A., LAFAGE, V., AKBARNIA, B.A.: PELVIC TILT, PELVIC INCIDENCE/LUMBAR LORDOSIS MISMATCH AND SAGITTAL ALIGNMENT PREDICT SPINAL DISABILITY: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHPOAEDIC SURGEONS ANNUAL MEETING, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 7-11, 2012

120. AKBARNIA, B.A., KABIRIAN, N., PAWELEK, J., ALAM, MILAD, MUNDIS, G.M., ACACIO, R., THOMPSON, G.H., MARKS, D.S., GARDNER, A., SKAGGS, D.L., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: POST-OPERATIVE WOUND INFECTION IN GROWING ROD SRGERY FOR EARLY-ONSET SCOLIOSIS. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, DENVER, COLORADO, MAY 16-19, 2012

121. URIBE, J.S., SMITH, D.A., DAKWAR, E., BAAJ, A.A., MUNDIS, G.M., TURNER, A.W., CORNWALL, B., AKBARNIA, B.A.: LORDOSIS RESTORATION AFTER ANTERIOR LONGITUDINAL LIGAMENT RELEASE AND PLACEMENT OF LATERAL HYPERLORDOTIC INTERBODY CAGES DURING THE MIS LATERAL TRANSPSOAS APPROACH: A RADIOGRAPHIC STUDY IN CADAVERS. 19TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNOLOGIES, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JULY 18-21, 2012

122. SCHWEND, R.M., BLAKEMORE, L.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., REIGRUT, J.L., SCHMIDT, J.A., COMPLEX SPINE STUDY GROUP: COUPLED SYMMETRY AND PROPORTIONAL EXPANSION OF THE RIBS THROUGH ADOLESCENCE. 19TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNOLOGIES, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JULY 18-21, 2012

123. AKBARNIA, B.A., YAZSAY, B., YAZICI, M., KABIRIAN, N., STRAUSS, K., GLASER, D.A., COMPLEX SPINE STUDY GROUP: BIOMECHANICAL EVALUATION OF 4 DIFFERENT FOUNDATION CONSTRUCTS COMMONLY USED IN GROWING SPINE SURGERY: ARE RIB ANCHORS COMPARABLE TO SPINE ANCHORS? 19TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNOLOGIES, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JULY 18-21, 2012

124. NOMOTO, E.K., STANTON, P., KABIRIAN, N., BRUFFEY, J.D., PAWELEK, J., MUNDIS, G.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., EASTLACK, R.K.: SUBSIDENCE AND LUMBAR SAGITTAL ALIGNMENT FOLLOWING LATERAL LUMBAR


INTERBODY FUSION. 19TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNOLOGIES, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JULY 18-21, 2012

125. ELSEBAIE, H.B., NOORDEEN, H.H., AKBARNIA, B.A.: INCIDENCE, MAGNITUDE AND CLASSIFICATION OF PEDICLE SCREW MIGRATION. 19TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNOLOGIES, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JULY 18-21, 2012

126. YAMAGUCHI, K.T., SKAGGS, D.L., MYUNG, K.S., MANSOUR, S., YAZICI, M., JOHNSTON, C., THOMPSON, G.H., SPONSELLER, P.D., AKBARNIA, B.A., VITALE, M.G.: ARE PROXIMAL RIB ANCHORS PROTECTIVE AGAINST ROD BREAKAGE IN DISTRACTION-BASED GROWING RODS? 19TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNOLOGIES, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JULY 18-21, 2012

127. AKBARNIA, B.A., KABIRIAN, N., PAWELEK, J., ZHANG, D., REDDING, G., EMANS, J.B., SHAH, S.A., JOHNSTON, C.E., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: IS THERE A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN THORACIC HEIGHT AFTER GROWING ROD SURGERY FOR EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS? 19TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNOLOGIES, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JULY 18-21, 2012

128. YASZAY, B., KABIRIAN, N., PAWELEK, J., BASTROM, T., EMANS, J.B., THOMPSON, G.H., MUNDIS, G.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: WHAT DO CORONAL FLEXIBILITY FILMS REALLY TELL US ABOUT THE TREATMENT OF IDIOPATHIC EARLY-ONSET PATIENTS USING GROWING RODS? 19TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNOLOGIES, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JULY 18-21, 2012

129. MCELROY, M., SPONSELLER, P.D., FUHRHOP, S.K., RUSSELL, C., NEWTON, P.O., MARKS, M.C., SANDERS, J.O., YAZICI, M, PAWELEK, J., AKBARNIA, B.A., HARMS STUDY GROUP, GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: OPERATIVE IDIOPATHIC EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND AIS CURVES HAVE DIFFERENT CHARACTERISTICS. 19TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNOLOGIES, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JULY 18-21, 2012

130. WOO, R.W., BLAKEMORE, L.C., TRAMMELL, T.R., MOORE, J., YASZAY, B., GINSBURG, G.M., PEREZ-GRUESO, F.J., KISHAN, S., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., AKBARNIA, B.A., STRAUSS, K., COMPLEX SPINE STUDY GROUP: A COMPREHENSIVE NOMENCLATURE FOR STANDARDIZED RADIOGRAPHIC MEASUREMENTS OF VERTEBRAL MORPHOLOGY. 19TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNOLOGIES, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JULY
18-21, 2012

131. STANTON, P., NOMOTO, E.K., KABIRIAN, N., BRUFFEY, J.D., MUNDIS, G.M., AKBARNIA, B.A., EASTLACK, R.K.: ANALYSIS OF TRANSPSOAS LATERAL LUMBAR INTERBODY FUSION (LLIF) FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADULT LUMBAR DEGENERATIVE SPONDYLOLISTHESIS (DS): A RADIOGRAPHIC REVIEW. 19TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNOLOGIES, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JULY 18-21, 2012

132. AKBARNIA, B.A., MUNDIS, G.M., MOAZZAZ, P., KABIRIAN, N., BAGHERI, R., EASTLACK, R.K., PAWELEK, J.: ANTERIOR COLUMN REALIGNMENT (ACR) FOR FOCAL KYPHOTIC SPINAL DEFORMITY USING A LATERAL TRANSPSOAS INTERBODY APPROACH AND ALL RELEASE. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY 47TH ANNUAL MEETING & COURSE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, SEPTEMBER 5-8, 2012

133. ELSABAI, H.B., NOORDEEN, H.H., AKBARNIA, B.A.: INCIDENCE MAGNITUDE AND CLASSIFICATION OF PEDICLE SCREW MIGRATION. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY 47TH ANNUAL MEETING & COURSE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, SEPTEMBER 5-8, 2012

134.  SCHWEND, R.M., BLAKEMORE, L.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., REIGRUT, J.L., SCHMIDT, J.A., COMPLEX SPINE STUDY GROUP: COUPLED SYMMETRY AND PROPORTIONAL EXPANSION OF THE RIBS THROUGH ADOLESCENCE. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY 47TH ANNUAL MEETING & COURSE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, SEPTEMBER 5-8, 2012

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