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Pinealectomy in young non-human primates does not result in scoliosis development: a long term follow-up study68
Energy absorption changes of human vertebral body under fatigue loading43
Cervical spine disease in Asian populations65
Is there a relationship between intervertebral disc degeneration based on magnetic resonance imaging and low back pain51
A histological grading system for evaluating disc degeneration in the mouse56
Mineral Crystal Composition and Structure of New Bone after Strontium Treatment for Osteoporosis in Goat Model63
Impact of trp2 allele mutation of α2 chain in collagen IX on the structural integrity of human annulus fibrosus62
Non-neurologic adverse events after complex adult spinal deformity surgery: results from the prospective, multicenter Scoli-RISK-1 study8
Functionally replicated bioimprint scaffold to support tenocytic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells57
Nano-sized crystalline grains and microstructre of the interfaces between bone and cement using TEM and EDX62
Long fusion15
Fabrication of multi-component tissue-like constructs towards spinal motion segment and intervertebral disc tissue engineering40
Surface enhanced polyetheretherketone materials for orthopaedic implantation73
A.O. interlocking nailing of femoral fractures in Chinese70
SHAPE MEMORY LOCKING DEVICE FOR ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANTS93
Serum metabolomic biomarkers and lumbar disc degeneration51
Instrumentation strategies in scoliosis correction48
Degenerative disc disease - challenging traditional beliefs22
Management of Early Onset Scoliosis14
The effect of plasma technology in bioactivity enhancement of PEEK57
Reconstitution Of Nucleus Pulposus Cell Matrix Niche In 3D Collagen Microsphere For MSC Discogenic Differentiation69
Relationship between osseointegration and superelastic biomechanics in porous NiTi scaffolds128
Proprioception of the cervical spine and neck pain50
(ii) Family-based linkage and case control association studies229
Mechanical and biological studies of a novel magnesium incorporated porous polycaprolactone scafford for bone tissue engineering56
Intervertebral Disc Transplantation51
Impact of nano-scale morphology on the surface energy and osteoblast adhesion on nitrogen-plasma-implanted orthopedic nickel-titanium shape memory alloy66
Pedicle screw fixation strategies of the thoracic curve in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis120
Significance of ligamentum flavum hypertrophy in developmental spinal stenosis34
Polymer encapsulated human osteoblastic cells form ectopic bone in mice68
An effective assessment method of spinal flexibility to predict the initial in-orthosis correction on the patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)64
Strontium combined with calcium stimulates new bone formation in large animal model61
Spring-back closure of expansive open-door laminoplasty: a long term follow up study167
Novel classification of lumbar high-intensity zones and their association with other spinal magnetic resonance imaging phenotypes26
Risk factors for non-neurological complications in adult spinal deformity surgery: an international, prospective, multi-center study28
Novel plasma-implanted 'smart' metallic materials for orthopedic implants61
Hypertension Is Independently Associated with Lumbar Disc Degeneration: A Large-Scale Population-Based Study73
Developing a photochemically cross-linked collagen plug to solve the cell leakage problem for intradiscal injection of mesenchymal stem cells (Mscs): a pilot study88
External Validation of the Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD) Frailty Index (ASD-FI) in the Scoli-RISK-1 Patient Database30
Re-operation after magnetically controlled growing rod implantation: a review of 23 patients with minimum two-year follow-up25
Debate of management of double major scoliosis14
Comparative sagittal plane correction after anterior single rod versus dual rod instrumentation in idiopathic thoracolumbar and lumbar scoliosis67
Next generation of growth-sparing techniques: preliminary clinical results of a magnetically controlled growing rod in 14 patients55
Device for correcting spinal deformities55
Sr-HA Bioactive bone cement: a developmental and an in vitro biomechanical study67
Cell Repopulation of the Frozen Intervertebral Disc by Bone Marrow-derived Stromal Cells60
Chemical exchange saturation transfer and T2 mapping in subjects with intervertebral disc degeneration at 3 tesla32
Fixation in osteoporotic spines13
Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM): Anterior vs Posterior10
The effect of melatonin suppression on scoliosis development in chickens by either constant light or surgical pinealectomy63
Biological treatment for intervertebral disc degeneration to preserve motion - reality or fantasy?55
Electromyographic evaluation of spinal muscle functions between normal subjects and scoliotics after spinal fusion47
The safety and efficacy of mesenchymal Stem Cells for Prevention or Regeneration of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses79
Baseline MRI characteristics in asymptomatic subjects as predictors for future first-time low back pain episodes and pain severity58
Vision on the future of regenerative modalities for the spine in the coming decade49
The association of modic changes and disabling low back pain: a large-scale population-based study21
Suppression of melatonin secretion using constant light in newborn chickens does not result in scoliosis45
New Low Modulus Bone Void Fillers For Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture Fixation34
Quantitative evaluation of diffusion tensor imaging at 3T in the human lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration51
Device for correcting spinal deformities62
Structural and functional evaluation of allogeneic MSC-based disc regeneration: implications of dosage and stage of degeneration with long-term follow-up66
Tenogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells on novel bio-imprinted scaffolds61
Learning Curve in Monitoring Magnetically Controlled Growing Rod Distractions With Ultrasound37
BIOACTIVE AND OSTEOPROROTIC BONE CEMENT64
Minimum 2-Year Experience with Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods for the Treatment of Early-Onset Scoliosis: A Systematic Review10
A prospective comparison of surgical outcomes of two different surgical techniques in correcting thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis36
Clinical utility of ultrasound to prospectively monitor distraction of magnetically controlled growing rods49
Prediction of scoliosis correction by the fulcrum bending radiograph69
Mesenchymal stem cells arrest intervertebral disc degeneration through chondrocytic differentiation and stimulation of endogenous cells134
Strontium Fortified Calcium Compound Stimulates Osteogenic Factors Expression and New Bone Formation in Large Animal Model55
Antibacterial properties of novel one-dimensional zinc oxide nanowires on medical-grade 316L stainless steel surface55
An experimental study on using chemonucleolysis for scoliosis treatment - the relationship between spinal flexibility and doses of chymopapain41
Promotion of bone formation at implant interface by local injection of mouse bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells70
Coupling between sagittal and frontal plane deformity correction in idiopathic thoracic scoliosis and its relationship with postoperative sagittal alignment62
Pediatric surgical strategies: determining levels14
Thoracoscopic spine surgery49
POLYMERIC BASED AND SURFACE TREATED METALLIC HYBRID MATERIALS AND FABRICATION METHODS THEREOF86
The role of autograft and allograft in spinal column reconstruction after total en bloc resection of spinal tumours20
Etiology of Scheuermann disease and the effect of brace and orthopaedic surgeries in controlling its process47
Basic Concepts in Genetics and Interverteral Disc Degeneration and Scoliosis62
Pedicle screw fixation strategies of the thoracic curve in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)49
Uses Of Transgenic Mouse Containing A Type X Collagen Mutant85
Abnormal cell cycle regulation and chondrocyte differentiation in transgenic mice expressing a schmid metaphyseal chondrodysplasia mutation in COL10A1.135
Advancement of diagnosis and therapy of early onset scoliosis18
Bioengineered intervertebral discs and methods for their preparation109
Anterior approach for lumbar scoliosis14
Preoperative Halo Traction with Posterior Spinal Release and Pedicle Screw Fixation for the Treatment of OI with Severe Scoliosis37
Future direction of spinal care: genetics, disc regeneration and artificial intelligence9
3D printing for spine surgery11
In vivo analysis of SOX9 by conditionally knock-in of a mutant Sox9, Sox9Y440X, in the notochord69
Plasma surface modification of nickel titanium shape memory alloys81
Combination of adeno-associated virus and adenovirus vectors expressing bone morphogenetic protein-2 produces enhanced osteogenic activity in immunocompetent rats109
Antibacterial surface and method of fabrication154
Biomechanical consequences of a misplaced pedicle hook113
Injury-induced sequential transformation of notochordal nucleus pulposus to chondrogenic and fibrocartilaginous phenotype in the mouse178
Reduction of corrosion behavior of magnesium alloy by PCL surface treatment66
Isolation and characterization of cell subpopulation with stem cell properties in human and monkey intervertebral disc (ivd)116
Thoracoscopic-assisted anterior release of the spine88
Scoliosis Screening for School Children72
Predictability of the fulcrum bending radiograph in scoliosis correction with alternate-level pedicle screw fixation85
Body Mass Index and its Association with Lumbar Disc Herniation and Sciatica: A Large-Scale, Population-Based Study141
Muscle functions in patients with low back pain (LBP) syndromes before and after treatment65
Molecular basis for increased bone formation in a mouse expressing mutant type X collagen72
Frequent small distractions with a magnetically controlled growing rod for early-onset scoliosis and avoidance of the law of diminishing returns34
5-Year longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging follow-up of a population-based cohort of subjects with ossified yellow ligament: a natural history study49
Can stem cells home to the injured intervertebral disc via intravenous infusion? A murine model68
Improvements of anti-corrosion and mechanical properties of NiTi orthopedic materials by acetylene, nitrogen and oxygen plasma immersion ion implantation79
Promoting Nucleus Pulposus Progenitors-like Differentiation From Mesenchymal Stem Cells Via MAP Kinase Interference Coupled Chondrogenic Induction10
The effect of severity of disc degeneration on mesenchymal stem cells' ability to regenerate the intervertebral disc: a rabbit model50
Nitrogen Plasma Immersion Ion Implanted Nickel Titanium Alloys For Orthopedic Use54
Osteogenic differentiation of alginate microencapsulated mesenchymal stem cells for bone formation: An in vitro study108
Infective spondylitis in Southern Chinese: A descriptive and comparative study of ninety-one cases86
Etiology of developmental spinal stenosis: A genome‐wide association study80
A novel scoliosis instrumentation using special super elastic nickel-titanium shape memory alloy spinal rods can result in equivalent correction as conventional rods but with less stress at bone-implant interface: A biomechanical evaluation through simulations56
Hif-αs modulation of Sox9-dependent extracellular matrix production: insight into intervertebral disc cell activity under hypoxia100
The role of collagen X in fracture repair and non-union: A transgenic mouse model53
Insights into the function of SOX9 and campomelic dysplasia59
Relationship between congenital lumbar spinal stenosis and symptoms in the Chinese22
Linkage analysis with subsequent fine-mapping on familial early onset-degenerative disc disease.78
Enrichment of nucleus pulposus progenitor is coupled with MEK kinase activity7
In vivo stimulation of bone formation by aluminum and oxygen plasma surface-modified magnesium implants86
Collagen-mesenchymal stem cell microspheres for cartilage tissue engineering74
Optimal local dosage of housekeeping antibiotics to inhibit S. aureus without inducing osteoblast necrosis: in vitro study70
Costs of school scoliosis screening: a large population-based study100
Antibacterial Surface And Method Of Fabrication649
Matrix metalloproteinase MMP12 is associated with intervertebral disc degeneration44
Engineering a Multicomponent Spinal Motion Segment-Like Construct from Mesenchymal Stem Cells112
Enhanced corrosion resistance and biocompatibility by plasma implantation of nickel titanium alloys: an in vitro and surface chemical study69
Genome-wide association study identifies a susceptibility locus for biliary atresia on 10q24.2252
The clunking phenomenon in magnetically-controlled growing rods: possible risk factors25
Body mass index and its association with lumbar disc degeneration in adults75
Plasma Surface Functionalized Polyetheretherketone for Enhanced Osseo-Integration at Bone-Implant Interface58
Enhanced myofibroblast activity in human and rat disc degeneration32
Use of ultrasound to monitor distractions by magnetically controlled growing rods: a longitudinal correlation study28
Fixation strategies in osteoporosis48
Managing early onset scoliosis with magnetically-controlled growing rods for managing scoliosis: does the law of diminishing returns apply?24
Mesenchymal stem cells based osteochondral tissue engineering56
Magnesium plasma modified bone allograft for bone tissue regeneration35
Assessment of acromial arch shape by computed tomography and outlet-view radiographs68
Thoracoscopic spine surgery36
Magnetically controlled Growing Rods for Early-onset Scoliosis21
A novel biodegradable polycaprolactone-magnesium porous scaffold for bone tissue engineering: mechanical and biological properties89
Hypoxia-related and Stem Cell-like Phenotypes of Young, Adult and Aged Intervertebral Disc Cells74
Silver Nanoparticles Enhance Neurological Recovery in Spinal Cord Injury Through Macrophage Moduation7
Genetics95
UTE MRI Disc Sign: a novel imaging biomarker associated with spine degeneration pain and disability22
A meta-analysis of the clinical effectiveness of school scoliosis screening944
Radiographic indices for lumbar developmental spinal stenosis25
Identification of novel serum metabolomic biomarkers related to the development of lumbar disc degeneration55
Time-dependent response of scoliotic curvature to orthotic intervention: when should a radiograph be obtained after putting on or taking off a spinal orthosis?30
Primary Thoracolumbar Scoliosis in Pinealectomized Chickens63
USES OF TRANSGENIC ANIMALS CONTAINING A TYPE X COLLAGEN MUTANT74
Injectable bioactive bone cement for spinal surgery: a developmental and an in vitro biochemical and morphological study49
Skipped level disc degeneration of the lumbar spine: classification and clinical relevance51
Post-operative monitoring of nickel ion level in scoliotic patients operated with novel nickel-titanium superelastic spinal implant99
Genome-wide meta-analysis and replication studies in multiple ethnicities identify novel adolescent idiopathic scoliosis susceptibility loci10
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 Study18
Therapeutic potential of a novel small molecule in modifying lumbar disc degeneration7
Thoracoscopic anterior release for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis63
Mechanical properties, bioactivity and corrosion resistance of oxygen and sodium plasma treated nickel titanium shape memory alloy119
Shape memory material and method of making the same65
Fabrication of multi-component tissue-like constructs toward spinal motion segment and intervertebral disc tissue engineering62
Disc-space re-narrowing after anterior lumbar interbody fusion with autologous graft not resulting in recurrence of radiculopathy50
Generation of an osteochondral interface using rabbit mesenchymal stem cells (rMSCS) and collagen gel57
Polymeric based and surface treated metallic hybrid materials and fabrication methods thereof99
BIOENGINEERED INTERVERTEBRAL DISCS AND METHODS FOR THEIR PREPARATION151
Basic science priorities for the next decade and beyond12
In-vivo demonstration of the effectiveness of thoracoscopic anterior release using the fulcrum-bending radiograph: A report of five cases62
Cryopreservant concentration and the biomechanical properties of cryopreserved intervertebral disc62
Collagen-mesenchymal stem cell microspheres for regenerative medicine81
Selection of fusion levels in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) using the fulcrum bending radiograph prediction: verification based on pedicle screw strategy43
Genetics44
Molecular and developmental insights into the pathogenesis of the SOX9Y440X campomelic dysplasia mutation67
Can age-related intervertebral disc changes be differentiated from degenerative disc disease?25
Challenges of Managing Budgets and Allocating Resources in a Government Financed Health System15
The Role of Magnetically-controlled Growing Rods as a Temporary Internal Brace for Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis with Failed Bracing18
Pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis: Treatment by anterior spinal debridement and fusion93
Genetics121
Natural history of lumbar disc degeneration and other spinal phenotypes on MRI: a prospective, comparative five-year longitudinal study26
Importance of sagittal balance14
Development of Intervertebral disc degeneration in N-cadherin mutant mouse39
The UTE Disc Sign on MRI: A Novel Imaging Biomarker Associated With Degenerative Spine Changes, Low Back Pain, and Disability58
The potential of umbilical cord derived mesenchymal stem cells in intervertebral disc repair78
Baseline MRI characteristics in asymptomatic subjects as predictors for future first-time LBP episode28
Relationship Between MRI Changes of The Lumbar Spine and Low Back Pain: A MRI Study of 1043 Population-Based Subjects80
Memory Alloy Technology in Spinal Implants39
Nickel ion level in scoliotic patients implanted with nitrogen plasma surface modified nickel-titanium superelastic spinal implant: preliminary clinical trial results60
Use of ultrasound to monitor distractions by magnetically controlled growing rods: a longitudinal correlation study20
Scoliosis In Osteogenesis Imperfecta A Single Centre Cross Sectional Study9
A prospective comparison of coronal correction by four posterior systems using the fulcrum bending correction index58
Vanadium Dioxide Nanocoating Induces Tumor Cell Death through Mitochondrial Electron Transport Chain Interruption18
Ultrashort time-to-echo MRI of the cartilagenous endplate and relationship to degenerative disc disease and schmorl's nodes85
Linkage analysis on familial early-onset degenerative disc disease(DDD)99
COL10A1 nonsense and frame-shift mutations have a gain-of-function effect on the growth plate in human and mouse metaphyseal chondrodysplasia type Schmid192
Lessons learnt from the Hong Kong DDD cohort: MRI patterns and their clinical significance35
Distraction failure in magnetically-controlled growing rods: prevalence and risk factors28
Psychological factors significantly influences pain perception and function in individuals with low back pain19
Modulating proteoglycan metabolism using small molecules as treatment for disc degeneratioin56
Collagen-mesenchymal stem cell microspheres for the repair of articular cartilage defects in a rabbit model.60
Preoperative Traction, Riluzole, and 3D Modeling Optimizes the Safety of Correction of a Stiff 150-Degree Kyphoscoliosis Deformity23
Histological and mechanical property abnormalities of bone fracture healing in the absence of collagen type X85
Degeneration and the aging spine49
The Trp2 allele of Collagen IX is an age-dependent risk factor for the development and severity of intervertebral disc degeneration93
Effectiveness of Schroth exercises during bracing in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Results from a preliminary study - SOSORT Award 2017 Winner45
Genetic susceptibility of intervertebral disc degeneration among young Finnish adults112
Causes of premature aging of the spine86
A descriptive and comparative study of infective spondylitis in Southern Chinese46
Generation of an osteochondral interface using rabbit mesenchymal stem cells and collagen gel33
Instrumentation strategy and fusion levels in AIS15
In vivo stimulation of bone formation by biodegradable polymer deposited magnesium bone bullet73
A clinical review of 200 low back pain patients in Hong Kong50
Predictability of peak growth spurt and growth cessation using the distal radius and ulna classification19
Traditional growing rod versus magnetically controlled growing rod for treatment of early onset scoliosis: Cost analysis from implantation till skeletal maturity162
Surgical treatment for scoliosis extending to main thoracic spine by keyvertebral-screws technique (KVST)71
Family History of Low Back Pain Is a Significant Predictor of Pain and Disability between Extreme Stages of Lumbar Disc Degeneration95
Fluoroscopic guided vertebral bone biopsy: correlation with histopathological and microbiological results54
Management of early onset scoliosis by magnetically-controlled remotely distractible growing rod.11
'Proteoglycan Profiling' of lumbar disc displacement in humans: novel imaging biomarkers utilising T1rho magnetic resonance imaging49
METHODS FOR COMPLEX TISSUE ENGINEERING116
POLYMERIC BASED AND SURFACE TREATED METALLIC HYBRID MATERIALS AND FABRICATION METHODS THEREOF87
Reliability Analysis of the Distal Radius and Ulna Classification for Assessing Skeletal Maturity for Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis76
Thinking outside the box in spine deformity care18
Experience in the use of magnetically controlled growing rod in the treatment of scoliosis10
Antimicrobial prophylaxis to prevent surgical site infection in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients undergoing posterior spinal fusion: 2 doses versus antibiotics till drain removal75
Cryopreserved intervertebral disc with injected bone marrow-derived stromal cells: a feasibility study using organ culture93
Interobserver and intraobserver variability in the identification of the lenke classification lumbar modifier in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis115
Schmorl's nodes of the lumbar spine: prevalence, risk factors, and clinical relevance47
Cadherin 2/N-cadherin regulates notochordal cell function and intervertebral disc homeostasis70
Prognosis of spontaneous thoracic curve correction after the isolated anterior fusion of Lenke 5C curves33
Validation of Chinese version of Brace Questionnaire from its original Greek version10
Management of the Most Severe Dystrophic Cervical Kyphosis (140 degrees) in Neurofibromatosis Type 133
Bone composition and mineral crystal structure after strontium treatment for osteoporosis in goat model102
Regeneration of degenerated intervertebral disc using allogeneic Mesenchymal stem cells encapsulated in self-assembling peptide hydrogel58
Strontium promotes osteogenic differentiation and inhibits the osteoclastogenic potentials in murine mesenchymal stem cells60
Principles of management of severe deformities in skeletal dysplasia and syndromic disorders.17
Pinealectomy in young non-human primates does not result in scoliosis development: a long term follow-up study70
Coupled sagittal alignment changes in relation to coronal deformity correction in idiopathic thoracic scoliosis137
Over 20-years of experience of a multidisciplinary programme for rehabilitation of chronic low back pain – factors predicting successful re-integration and return to work27
The association between cigarette smoking and intervertebral disc degeneration of the lumbar spine49
Finite element modeling of bone cement-pilot studies45
Association of the asporin D14 allele with lumbar disc degeneration140
Surviving endoplasmic reticulum stress is coupled to altered chondrocyte differentiation and function.191
A biodegradable polymer-based coating to control the performance of magnesium alloy orthopaedic implants155
How many screws are needed for AIS43
Defining clinically relevant values for developmental spinal stenosis: a large-scale magnetic resonance imaging study78
Does cervical disc arthroplasty reduce adjacent segment disease and other complications in comparison to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials54
The expression of Keratin 19 in Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Aging54
A meta-analysis of the clinical effectiveness of school scoliosis screening80
Growth lengthening devices for spinal deformity - indications and outcome16
Body mass index and its association with disc degeneration of the lumbar spine in adults51
Study of enhanced corrosion resistance and biocompatibility by plasma implantation of nickel-titanium alloys: an in-vitro and surface chemcial analysis57
Optimization of composite medium for simultaneous co-culture of 3D cartilage-like and bone-like constructs71
The use of a mouse model to understand the role of SOX9 in campomelic dysplasia and the notochord55
Reduction of disc space distraction after anterior lumbar interbody fusion with autologous iliac crest graft: mean follow-up of 14 years57
Hif-alpha subunits fine-tune Sox9-dependent extracellular matrix production in chondrocytes18
Body mass index and its association with disc degeneration of the lumbar spine in adults56
C5 nerve root palsy after cervical laminoplasty and posterior fusion with instrumentation97
In vitro and in vivo characterization of novel plasma treated nickel titanium shape memory alloy for orthopedic implantation126
Genome-wide association study of Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)96
Predictability of the fulcrum bending radiograph in thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction with alternate level pedicle screw fixation49
Fabrication and Characterization of Monodisperse PLGA-alginate Core-shell Microspheres with Monodisperse Size and Homogeneous Shells for Controlled Drug Release108
Single door cervical laminoplasty hinges may be better held open by titanium mini-plates18
The safety and efficacy of a remotely distractible, magnetic controlled growing rod (MCGR) for the treatment of early-onset scoliosis: a prospective case series with minimum 2 year follow-up46
Shoulder balance in surgically treated thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis50
Progressive shoulder arthropathy56
Body mass index and its association with disc degeneration of the lumbar spine in adults51
A comparison of the sagittal balance correction in idiopathic scoliosis between a novel superelastic rod and conventional titanium rod45
A splicing mutation in the ext2 gene affects messenger RNA stability in a family with hereditary multiple exostoses99
Ultra-short time-to-echo magnetic resonance imaging disc sign: a novel imaging biomarker associated with spine degeneration, pain, and disability48
The safety and efficacy of a remotely distractible, magnetic controlled growing rod (MCGR) for the treatment of early-onset scoliosis: A prospective case series with minimum 2 year follow-up44
Mesenchymal stem cell-collagen microspheres for articular cartilage repair: cell density and differentiation status.103
Skipped level disc degeneration of the lumbar spine40
A new practical classification using the distal radius and ulna for assessment of skeletal growth and maturity50
Nanostructural and nanomechanics of the bone-cement interface in vivo52
Magnesium plasma modified bone allograft for Large Bone Defect Treatment41
Selection of fusion levels in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) using the fulcrum bending radiograph prediction: verification based on pedicle screw strategy70
A comparison between disc degeneration models induced by annulus puncture and nucleus aspiration in rabbits61
Decellularization of chondrocyte-encapsulated collagen microspheres: a 3D model to study effects of acellular matrix on stem cell fate64
Cages - spinal instrumentation overview in lumbar degenerative disorder46
SHAPE MEMORY LOCKING DEVICE FOR ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANTS93
Anterior approach from C1 to the cervicothoracic junction54
Genetic basis of degenerative disc disease39
Growth friendly surgery for EOS: traditional & magnetically controlled growing rods18
Infective spondylitis in Southern Chinese: a descriptive and comparative study of 91 cases58
Strengthening mechanisms of bone bonding to crystalline hydroxyapatite in vivo76
Modic changes of the lumbar spine: epidemiology and association with MRI phenotypes32
The Distal Radius and Ulna (DRU) classification in assessing skeletal maturity: a simplied scheme and reliability analysis39
Prediction and comparison of surgical outputs of four different posterior segmental instrumentations using the fulcrum bending radiograph45
Tribute to a pioneer and leader in orthopedic surgery: Professor Arthur Charles Yau Meng-Choy, MBBS, FRCSEd, FACS, FAMS, FHKCOS, FHKAM (1929–2011)70
Association of MMP12 with disc degeneration progression and myofibroblast differentiation of disc cells6
Shape memory material and method of making the same93
The mechanical and biological properties of a novel biodegradable polycaprolactone-magnesium porous scaffold for bone tissue engineering76
Body mass index and its association with lumbar disc herniation and sciatica: a large-scale, population-based study33
The strategy in selecting fusion levels in AIS using the fulcrum bending technique42
When can stopping short predictably give good results in AIS?12
Finite element modeling of bone cement for vertebroplasty58
En-bloc resection of spinal tumours42
Correction technigues with pedicle screw constructs in 200947
Creation of a tissue interface between bone-like construct and soft tissue-like construct59
Supine radiograph predicts flexibility of AIS to bracing17
Comparable clinical and radiological outcomes between skipped-level and all-level plating for open-door laminoplasty40
A new mechanism of injury in ankylosing spondylitis: non-traumatic hyper-extension causing atlantoaxial subluxation36
Bioactive And Osteoporotic Bone Cement92
Identification of therapeutic agents for the treatment of osteoarthritis with the application of high-throughput screening51
Does contiguous multilevel pedicle screws offer added curve correction over alternate level screw strategy in AIS patients when curve flexibility is taken into account?85
Aged-related degeneration of lumbar intervertebral discs in rabbits revealed by deuterium oxide-assisted MRI81
Spinal deformities in osteogenesis imperfecta Chinese Patients - analysis of 106 cases24
Rod lengthening with the magnetically controlled growing rod: factors influencing rod slippage and reduced gains during distractions29
Radiographic indices for lumbar developmental spinal stenosis29
Phenotypic changes of stem cells after culture in the intervertebral disc niche48
Intervertebral disc regeneration by use of autologous mesenchymal stem cells, an experimental model in rabbits56
Three genes in the aggrecan degradation pathway act synergistically to predispose to degenerative disc disease71
Feasibility Study of a New Plasma Coating to Suppress Bacterial Adhesion in Orthopaedic67
Cervical myelopathy: anterior vs posterior approach16
Nitrogen plasma modified nickel titanium alloy for orthopaedic implantation: long-term in vivo study72
A randomized double-blinded clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of super-elastic memory alloy spinal rod versus a standard titanium spinal rod in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: five-year follow up40
Role of collagen fibres in bone-bonding of crystalline hydroxyapatite implant50
Changes in melatonin receptors in relation to the development of scoliosis in pinealectomized chickens104
Anterior approach to cervical spine77
Ultrastructure of bonding zone between bone and Sr-hydroxyapatite cement: from histology to nano-scale in-vivo study52
A novel injectable bioactive bone cement for spinal surgery: A developmental and preclinical study131
Intradiscal delivery of mesenchymal stem cells in collagen microspheres in a rabbit disc degeneration model51
Why study scoliosis genetics? A surgeon's perspective20
A meta-analysis of the clinical effectiveness of school scoliosis screening89
Antibacterial properties of novel 1D ZnO nanowires on medical grade 316L stainless steel surface166
Balloon debate on congenital scoliosis17
A novel SR-HA bioactive bone cement for vertebroplasty38
Rough implant surfaces suppress proliferation of mesenchymal stem cells and is associated with cell-cell contact48
New insights of intervertebral disc degeneration based on skipped level disc pathology45
Cre expression in the node and notochord in transgenic mice driven by FOXA2 minimal nothchord element80
Implant complications after magnetically controlled growing rods for early onset scoliosis: a multicenter retrospective review52
Bioengineering a multicomponent spinal motion segment construct – A 3D model for complex tissue engineering128
Strategies to decrease perioperative blood loss in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients undergoing posterior spinal fusion (PSF) - judicious use of drains, planned surgical procedure, factors influencing intraoperative blood loss42
Augmentation of intertransverse spinal fusion in primates using OP-157
Clinical effectiveness of school screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: A large population-based retrospective cohort study129
Bracing is effective in prevention of scoliosis progression and school screening is useful in decreasing the number of patietns requiring surgery - a 6-year cohort study of 1663 adolescents54
Age-dependent association of the Trp2 allele of the COL9A2 gene with intervertebral disc degeneration in Southern Chinese90
Effects of pinealectomy and constant light exposure on the development of scoliosis and the binding properties of 2[125I]iodomelatonin binding sites in the thoracolumbar spinal cords in chickens63
Bioactive bone cement for spinal surgery: a developmental and an in vitro biomechanical study52
The prevalence and years lived with disability caused by low back pain in China, 1990 to 2016: findings from the global burden of disease study 201612
Genetic association studies in lumbar disc degeneration: a systematic review63
"Skipped" level disc degeneration of the lumbar spine: prevalence, risk factors, and clinical relevance63
Are rigid cervical collars necessary for patients undergoing open-door laminolasty and titanium arch plates for cervical myelopathy? – a randomized clinical trial38
Surface modification of magnesium-based orthopaedic implants by AL203 Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation (PIII)89
Micro-architectural and Nano-mechanical Properties of Trabecular Bone with Strontium Treatment in Osteoporotic Goats48
Vertebroplasty by use of a new bioactive bone cement67
Lumbar high-intensity zones on MRI: imaging biomarkers for severe, prolonged low back pain and sciatica in a population-based cohort24
Insights into the cellular basis of intervertebral disc disease gained from the transcriptomes of single cells15
Next generation of growth-sparing techniques: preliminary clinical results of a magnetically controlled growing rod in 14 patients52
Study of nickel suppression and cyto-compatibility of plasma immersion ion implantation treated nickel titanium shape memory alloys62
An accepting attitude and lack of negative cognition leads to less pain and disability related to chronic low back pain6
Comprehensive Analysis of MRI-Phenotypes Provides New Insights into Lumbar Disc Degeneration for Genetic Studies91
Complications of Growing Rods - has the Magec Rod overcome all of it?15
A novel approach in the management of Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome in Jarcho-Levin Syndrome using a magnetic controlled growing rod - vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib hybrid construct63
Family history of low back pain is a significant predictor of pain and disability between extreme stages of lumbar disc degeneration35
Key-vertebral Screws Strategy for Main Thoracic Curve Correction in Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis63
Characterization and functional identification of stem cells within the intervertebral disc of rhesus monkey639
Effect of melatonin suppression on scoliosis development in chickens by either constant light or surgical pinealectomy89
iCartiGD: The Integrated Cartilage Gene Database125
Hypertension is independently associated with lumbar disc degeneration: a large-scale population-based study84
Computed tomographic osteometry of the Asian lumbar spine90
Modern surgery for spinal deformities in skeletal dysplasia and syndormal scoliosis15
Challenging traditional belief in degenerative disc disease.26
Fine mapping candidate loci for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) in southern Chinese specifically linked to EBV aetiopathogenesis115
Painful ankle swelling - Diagnosis by MRI85
Unplanned Reoperations in Magnetically Controlled Growing Rod Surgery for Early Onset Scoliosis with a Minimum of Two-Year Follow-Up68
Pre-op evaluation and preparation13
In vivo study of Asporin, a genetic risk factor for osteoarthritis and degenerative disc disease57
Cadherin2/N-cadherin deficiency in nucleus pulposus causes loss of cell vacuolation and disc integrity28
Metallic implants for spinal deformity correction83
Small Molecule Inhibitors Of Interleukin-1 Mediated Proteoglycan Catabolism In Joint Degeneration16
Role of cadherin 2 in intervertebral disc homeostasis49
The paradoxical relationship between ligamentum flavum hypertrophy and developmental lumbar spinal stenosis69
3D-Printed Bio-composite scaffold for Segmental Bone Defect Implantation57
The Significance of Clunking in Magnetically Controlled Growing RodDdistractions: A Prospective Analysis of 22 Patients30
Early result of MAGEC16
In vitro generation of an osteochondral interface from mesenchymal stem cell-collagen microspheres132
Commentary on: 'Symptomatic Triple-Region Spinal Stenosis Treated with Simultaneous Surgery: Case Report and Review of the Literature'24
In vivo study of asporin, a genetic risk factor for osteoarthritis and degenerative disc disease65
Is the morphology and size of Schmorl's nodes of the lumbar spine related to severity of disc degeneration?66
Functional implication of MMP12 in Myofibroblastic Differentiation of NP Cells and Disc Degeneration5
Genetic basis of low back pain43
Novel plasma-implanted shape memory alloys in orthopaedics51
Reduction of high grade spondylolisthesis19
The effect of lack of collagen X on fracture healing70
Enrichment of committed human nucleus pulposus cells expressing chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans under alginate encapsulation74
Thoracoscopic-assisted anterior release of the spine in rigid scoliosis54
Magnetically-controlled growing rods: Does the law of diminishing returns apply?25
Reducing radiation exposure in early-onset scoliosis patients with magnetic growing rods: the application and reliability of ultrasonography to measure rod distraction23
Fixation Device120
Minimizing cryopreservation-induced loss of disc cell activity for storage of whole intervertebral discs100
Curve flexibility and maintenance of curve correction in alternate level pedicle screw fixation in adolescent idiopathic thoracic scoliosis55
Slow and gradual preoperative halo traction provides safe correction of severe scoliosis in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta20
Anterior Thoracic Instrumentation62
Bone cement for spinal surgery - an in vitro biomechanical and morphological study50
When to fuse to the sacrum in aduit deformity14
Nitrogen plasma-implanted nickel titanium alloys for orthopedic use108
(v) Molecular and cellular biology of the intervertebral disc and the use of animal models284
Growth modulating treatments, current evidence.18
Fate and properties of notochordal descendent cells in the intervertebral disc: implication to disc degeneration61
Intraoperative neurologic complications incomplex spine deformity12
The use of the distal radius and ulna classification for the prediction of growth: peak growth spurt and growth cessation66
Intervertebral disc regeneration by use of autologous mesenchymal stem cells, an experimental model in rabbits50
Interleukin-1 beta (IL-1β) and osteoprotegrin (OPG) gene polymorphisms are associated with knee osteoarthritis in Chinese43
Biological analysis of newly fabricated nano-porous network on PEEK surface62
Physiotherapist as the first point of contact in a specialist spine clinic - is it safe and effective71
Significance of lumbar high-intensity zones on MRI: imaging biomarkers for severe prolonged low back pain and sciatica in a large-scale population-based cohort25
The effect of the traditional Chinese medicine on cervical vertebral endplates: a disc degeneration model99
Selection of fusion levels in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using fulcrum bending prediction - a prospective study45
New plasma surface treated memory alloys: Towards a new generation of "smart" orthopaedic materials78
Association of Asporin D14 allele with lumber disc degeneration in asians109
Development and characterization of decellularized intervertebral disc scaffold for tissue engineering53
Magnetically controlled growing rods for scoliosis in children – Authors' reply60
Coupling of small leucine-rich proteoglycans to hypoxic survival of a progenitor cell-like subpopulation in Rhesus Macaque intervertebral disc119
Molecular and developmental insights into the pathogenesis of the SOX9Y440X campomelic dysplasia mutation84
A Novel design of spinal implant coupling by the use of shape memory effect of nickel titanium alloys43
A biomechanical effects on redirected pedicle screw: an in vitro pull out force and insertional torque evaluation on porcine lumbar veretebrae68
Gradual correction of scoliosis by using a new superelastic alloy: phase transition fine-tuning process and scoliiotic spine recovery force measurement68
Expression of the Trp2 allele of COL9A2 is associated with alterations in the mechanical properties of human intervertebral discs103
The Role of Cyclooxygenase 1 and 2 in Bone Repair62
Novel classification and risk factors of high intensity zones of the lumbar spine: The Wakayama spine study28
Bioactive And Osteoprorotic Bone Cement85
Reliability of spino-pelvic and thoracic measurements with the EOS in patients with magnetically controlled growing rods in-situ32
The association between cigarette smoking and intervertebral disc degeneration of the lumbar spine15
Degeneration and the aging spine: Challenging traditional belief4
Does cervical disc arthroplasty reduce adjacent segment disease and other complications in comparison to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials46
Management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis45
Genetic variation in the COL9A2 gene and its association to intervertebral disc abnormalities in Southern Chinese102
Developmental spinal stenosis in the Chinese population: presence in patients and redefining critical values on MRI43
Uses of transgenic animals containing a type X collagen mutant68
External fixation fracture model of the mouse femur53
A simple annular puncture model of disc degeneration in the mouse tail52
A novel bio-degradable polymer membrane to control the degradation of Mg-based metallic biomaterial for orthopaedic implantation53
Improvement on corrosion resistance of Ni-Ti orthopedic materials by carbon plasma deposition and implantation61
Correlation of osteoblast activity and metallic ions released from an implantable and biodegradable metallic material86
The Patterns Of Distractions In Magnetically Controlled Growing Rod Distractions: Any Effect Of Law Of Diminishing Returns?30
Shape memory material and method of making the same68
Prediction of scoliosis correction by the hinged bending radiograph53
A Correlation Study Between In-brace Correction, Compliance To Spinal Orthosis And Health-related Quality Of Life Of Patients With Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis81
Degenerative scoliosis debate: decompression alone20
Avoiding complications in adult deformity surgery22
SNP rs11190870 near LBX1 is associated with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in southern Chinese139
Mechanical and Clinical Evaluation of a Shape Memory Alloy and Conventional Struts in a Flexible Scoliotic Brace57
Effects of nucleus pulposus cell-derived acellular matrix on the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells106
Surface Treatment of Injectable Strontium-Containing Bioactive Bone Cement for Vetebroplasty56
Reduction of the corrosion rate of biodegradable metallic materials by Al2O3 PIII surface treatment60
Context dependent impact of the Y440X campomelic dysplasia Sox9 mutation95
Linkage analysis on familial early-onset degenerative disc disease (DDD)81
Juvenile disc degeneration of the lumbar spine: prevalence, risk factors and clinical relevance65
Analysis of coronal segmental correctability in thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using the fulcrum bending radiograph55
Does contiguous multilevel screws offer added curve correction over alternate level screw strategy in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients when curve flexibility is taken into account72
Anti-corrosion performance of oxidized and oxygen plasma-implanted NiTi alloys169
Ao spine research network: Global collaboration to address disc degeneration and regeneration188
Ectopic bone formation from Polymer-encapsulated osteogenic cells56
In vivo cancellous bone remodeling on a Strontium-containing hydroxyapatite (Sr-HA) bioactive cement113
Risk of spring-back closure in skipped-level plating for open-door laminoplasty: an insight of its cost-saving potential71
Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Intervertebral Disc and the Use of the Animal Models78
Use of a remotely distractible, magnetically controlled growing rod for the treatment of scoliosis in young children46
Responding to Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Changes During Pediatric Coronal Spinal Deformity Surgery10
POLYMERIC BASED AND SURFACE TREATED METALLIC HYBRID MATERIALS AND FABRICATION METHODS THEREOF91
Plasma Enhanced Biocompatible and Photocatalytic Antibacterial Degradable Magnesium Alloy for Bone Facture Fixation52
In-vivo demonstration of the effectiveness of thoraoscopic anterior release using the fulcrum bending radiograph47
Patterns of disc degeneration of the lumbar spine and their clinical relevance: evidence suggesting a unique mechanism associated with low back pain37
Progressive deformity correction using the super-elastic property of nickel-titanium alloy: In-vivo demonstration in a goat model64
Rabbit bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells induced collagen gel contraction-fabrication of tissue-like structures with different cell densities88
Biochemical characterization of the cell-biomaterial interface by quantitative proteomics105
Early Onset Deformity20
EOS: current concepts and management12
Vancouver prevalence of intervertebral disc degeneration: a MRI study of 769 volunteers76
Topographical Sagittal Profile in 620 Patients Measured By A Novel Handheld Device44
Radiographic assessment of pedicle hook placement46
Three genes in the aggrecan degradation pathway act synergistically to predispose to degenerative disc disease129
Evaluation of school scoliosis screening: a large population based cohort study88
Classification of High Intensity Zones of the Lumbar Spine and Their Association with Other Spinal MRI Phenotypes: The Wakayama Spine Study65
Radiographic assessment of pedicle hook placement55
Coupling between sagittal and frontal plane deformity correction in idiopathic thoracic scoliosis and its relationship with postoperative sagittal alignment145
Pedicle screw fixation strategies of the thoracic curve in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis71
Fabrication of multi-component tissues for intervertebral disc tissue engineering60
Degradome of the Intervertebral Disc56
Low-modulus Mg/PCL hybrid bone substitute for osteoporotic fracture fixation101
Molecular basis for increased bone formation in a mouse expressing mutant type X collagen45
Past achievements and future of spinal surgery41
Tuberculosis of the spine with severe angular kyphosis: mean 34-year post-operative follow-up shows that prevention is better than salvage40
Gene therapy for new bone formation using AAV-BMP2 vectors68
Assessment of skeletal maturity: a new classification scheme using distal radius and ulna radiographs59
Comment on Karatoprak et al.: Comparative analysis of pedicle screw versus hybrid instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery51
Correlation between magnetic resonance imaging and radiographic measurement of cervical spine in cervical myelopathic patients52
Diffusion tensor imaging of somatosensory tract in cervical spondylotic myelopathy and its link with electrophysiological evaluation44
Spinal cord injury progress in basic and clinical research36
Key-vertebral screw technique: an alternative surgical strategy for main thoracic curve corrrection in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis65
Pyogenic infections of the spine55
CT osteometry of the Asian lumbar spine62
“Skipped” level disc degeneration of the lumbar spine, a MRI study of 1989 individuals78
Detection of age and disc level-related changes in rabbit intervertebral disc hydration by deuterium oxide-assisted quantitative MRI70
Unraveling the role of type X collagen during fracture repair45
Intra-articular injection of ketorolac in the rat knee joint: Effect on articular cartilage and synovium122
How has genetics altered our understanding on low back pain: implications for its treatment39
Abnormal chondrocyte differentiation in transgenic mice expression a Schmid metaphyseal chondrodysplasia Col10al mutation89
Body mass index and its association with disc degeneration of the lumbar spine in adults: a population-based study of 2,252 individuals64
How Has Genetics Changed Our Understanding of Disc Degeneration?101
Developmental spinal stenosis in the Chinese population: Presence in patients and redefining critical values on MRI38
Prevalence, determinants, and association of schmorl nodes of the lumbar spine with disc degeneration: a population-based study of 2449 individuals96
Assessment of spinal flexibility in scoliosis by the hinged bending radiograph51
Magnetically controlled growing rod for early onset scoliosis - a personal journey9
Management of Degenerative Disk Disease and Chronic Low Back Pain98
Assessment of glycosaminoglycan distribution in human lumbar intervertebral discs using chemical exchange saturation transfer59
Complications of surgically expandable instrumentation in the growing child15
Surface Treated Shape Memory Materials And Methods For Making Same103
Biomechanical properties of cryopreserved intervertebral discs58
Fracture healing in collagen type X deficient mice: abnormalities in structure and mechanical properties of the fracture callus62
Magnetically controlled implants in EOS - principles and strategy14
A Systematic and Simple Scoring System for Histological Analysis of the Mouse Intervertebral Disc during Natural Ageing, Degeneration, and Regeneration119
Nanostructure of collagen fibrils in human nucleus pulposus and its correlation with macroscale tissue mechanics144
Osteogenic differentiation of alginate microencapsulated mesenchymal stem cells for bone formation in osteoporosis spine58
A comparison of the sagittal balance correction in idiopathic scoliosis between a novel superelastic rod and conventional titanium rod31
Engineered polycaprolactone–magnesium hybrid biodegradable porous scaffold for bone tissue engineering137
Enhancement of Surface Anti-Corrosion, Mechanical, and Biological Properties of Orthopedic Nickel-Titanium Shape Memory Alloys Using Carbon Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation and Deposition67
Biological treatment approaches: Basic ideas and principles71
Curve flexibility and maintenance of curve correction in alternative screw fixation in adolescent idiopathic thoracic scoliosis45
Performance characteristics of a novel handheld web-based device for 3D topographical detection and assessment of scoliosis100
Lumbar disc degeneration is linked to a carbohydrate sulfotransferase 3 variant.181
Tuberculosis of the extremities: radiological appearances52
Reliability and concurrent validity of the adapted Chinese version of scoliosis research society-22 (SRS-22) questionnaire113
Augmentation and restoration of sacral screw fixation with bone cement: an in vitro biomechanical and morphological study46
Clinical trials of intervertebral disc regeneration: current status and future developments52
Differential roles of Hif-1a and Hif-2a in biosynthesis of chondrocyte specific extracellular matrix16
Linkage analysis with subsequent fine-mapping on familial early-onset degenerative disc disease81
Engineered magnesium-based resorbable porous scaffold for bone tissue engineering94
Augmentation of intertransverse spinal fusion in primates using OP-153
Dna Encoding Mutated Collagen X90
Intervertebral Disc Engineering through Exploiting Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Progress and Perspective47
Segmental angular velocity profile shows different patterns in normal subjects and subjects with L5 isthmic spondylolisthesis: a videofluoroscopic study47
The association of Modic changes with severe and disabling low back pain: a large-scale, population-based study43
Extracellular matrix stability of primary mammalian chondrocytes and intervertebral disc cells cultured in alginate-based microbead hydrogels141
A systematic review of the safety and efficacy of mesenchymal stem cells for disc degeneration: insights and future directions for regenerative therapeutics64
Chondrogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells in three-dimensional collagen/chondroitin-6-sulfate gels: Influences of cell seeding density and collagen concentration67
Cell-based Therapies for Degenerative Disc Diseases48
A randomized controlled trial assessing the safety and efficacy of a novel superelastic rod in coparison to conventional titanium rod for scoliosis correction40
Gradual scoliosis correction by use of superelastic memory alloy: from basic science to clinical trial33
Bioactivity and Corrosion Resistance of NiTi After Calcium Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation102
Molecular basis for increased bone formation in a mouse model expressing mutant type X47
Nickel relaese behavior and biocompatibility of oxidized porous NiTi48
The "x-Factor" index: A new parameter for the assessment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction180
The effect of lack of collagen X on fracture healing73
Preoperative evaluation and imaging techniques in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis125
Pedicle screws and rods made of a shape memory alloy for treating scoliotic patients46
In vitro corrosion behavior of TiN layer produced on orthopedic nickel-titanium shape memory alloy by nitrogen plasma immersion ion implantation using different frequencies112
Systemic blood plasma CCL5 and CXCL6: potential biomarkers for human lumbar disc degneration29
Verifying and defining developmental spinal stenosis: An MRI based study34
Prediction of future first-time low back pain based on baseline MRI findings50
Association between promoter - 1607 polymorphism of MMP1 and lumbar disc disease in Southern Chinese131
Scoliosis genetics - a basic guide14
Identification of a functional variant in CHST3 associated with the susceptibility for lumbar disc degeneration143
A randomized double-blinded clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a novel superelastic nickel–titanium spinal rod in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: 5-year follow-up74
Ten year follow up of hemivertebrae treated by anterior convex epiphysiodesis and posterior concave distraction64
Gradual scoliosis correction by use of a superelastic alloy49
How Reliable Are the Reported Genetic Associations in Disc Degeneration?56
Spinal muscle functions for normal subjects and the postoperative scoliosis patients: A biomechanical and electromyographic study42
Hardware use in TB spine40
Management strategies of intraoperative haemorrhage from the vertebral artery56
Assessment of glycosaminoglycan distribution in human lumbar intervertebral discs using chemical exchange saturation transfer at 3 T: Feasibility and initial experience111
Definitely prove of the effectiveness of thoracoscopic anterior spinal release in idiopathic thoracic scoliosis using fulcrum bending radiograph53
A novel biodegradable injectable polycaprolactone-magnesium composite for vertebral fracture fixation35
Radiographic assessment of pedicle hook placement54
Photochemical cross-linking for collagen-based scaffolds: A study on optical properties, mechanical properties, stability, and hematocompatibility109
Effect of heat-treatment on phase transition temperatures of a superelastic NiTi alloy for medical use88
METHODS FOR COMPLEX TISSUE ENGINEERING125
A “Smart” Locking Mechanism For All Orthopaedic Implants899
Correction method for determining anteroposterior diameter of the cervical spinal canal on lateral radiographs99
Characterization and Predictive Value of “Segmental Curve Flexibility” in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients30
Genome-wide association study identifies NRG1 as a susceptibility locus for Hirschsprung's disease573
World Forum for Spine Research: The intervertebral disc - First Japanese Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, 23-26 January 2008106
Ten-Year Follow-Up of Jarcho-Levin Syndrome with Thoracic Insufficiency Treated by Prosthetic Rib/Rib Based Construct-Magnetically Controlled Growing Rod Hybrid54
Uses of transgenic animals containing a type X collagen mutant69
Bioactive bone cement for spinal surgery: a developmental and an in-vitro biomechanical study47
Deep wound infection following posterior spinal TSRH instrumentation for the treatment of scoliosis72
N-cadherin is Key to Expression of the Nucleus Pulposus Cell Phenotype under Selective Substrate Culture Conditions63
Generation of a mouse model to study ADAMTS-5 as a genetic risk factor for intervertebral disc degeneration60
Potential use of a new super-elastic metallic material in bone deformity correction64
In vivo study of asporin, a genetic risk factor for intervertebral disc degeneration81
Intraoperative correction force measurements in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis52
Shape Memory Material And Method Of Making The Same104
Schmorl's nodes of the lumbar spine: prevalence, classification, associated risk factors and clinical relevance65
Enhancing bioactivity and corrosion resistance of NiTi using plasma immersion ion implantation64
Fresh frozen intervertebral disc allografting in a bipedal animal model48
Protein expression of the intervertebral disc: in Health and disease52
Is there a need for orthopaedic clinician-scientists?50
Gene and Protein Expression Profiles of the Intervertebral Disc: In Health and Disease - A General Overview45
The UTE MRI Disc Sign (UDS): a novel imaging biomarker associated with spine degeneration, pain and disability37
Identifying therapeutic chemical agents for intervertebral disc degeneration by high throughput screening62
Prediction of scoliosis correction by fulcrum bending radiograph43
Defining clinically-relevant values for developmental spinal stenosis: a large scale MRI study63
New insights on the etiology & clinical relevance associated with disc degeneration35
An alternative to a randomised control design for assessing the efficacy and effectiveness of bracing in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis153
A meta-analysis identifies adolescent idiopathic scoliosis association with LBX1 locus in multiple ethnic groups148
Results of surgical treatment of metastatic tumours of the spine45
Assessment of skeletal maturity in scoliosis patients to determine clinical management: a new classification scheme using distal radius and ulna radiographs61
Biomechanical and anatomical evaluation of the human sacrum for lumbosacral fixation54
Preoperative evaluation and imaging techniques in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis53
Osteoporotic spine fractures40
Gradual deformity correction by use of the super elastic property of nickel-titanium alloy: in-vivo demonstration in a goat model60
An often neglected parameter in scoliosis surgery: height43
Prevalence of intervertebral disc degeneration in Hong Kong-a magnetic resonance imaging study of 977 volunteers102
Different Tendencies of Human Bone Marrow and Umbilical Cord Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells51
The use of a new superelastic alloy in the progressive correction of scoliosis44
Infection rountable19
Effects of rehabilitation on back muscle contaction patterns of low back pain patients59
Surface characteristics, mechanical properties, and cytocompatibility of oxygen plasma-implanted porous nickel titanium shape memory alloy116
Adult spinal tuberculosis61
iCartiGD: the Integrated Cartilage Gene Database108
Male gender and initial job demand predicts successful re-integration and return to work: results from 20-years of experience with a multidisciplinary programme for rehabilitation of chronic low back pain8
Non VCR techniques for dealing with severe spinal deformities15
In-vivo animal studies of AI203 plasma immersion ion implantation nad deposition surface treatment on magnesium alloys to reduce the corrosion rate43
Selection of fusion levels using the fulcrum bending radiograph for the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients with alternate level pedicle screw strategy: clinical decision-making and outcomes31
Randomized double-blinded clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of super-elastic memory alloy spinal rod versus standard titanium spinal rod in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: five-year follow-up results58
Reducing radiation exposure in early-onset scoliosis surgery patients: novel use of ultrasonography to measure lengthening in magnetically-controlled growing rods75
Shape memory locking device for orthopedic implants86
Study of the Taq I Polymorphism of Vitamin D Receptor gene in Lumbar Disc Degeneration in Chinese53
Unilateral versus bilateral lower extremity motor deficit following complex adult spinal deformity surgery: is there a difference in recovery up to 2-year follow-up?18
Risk factors for non-neurological complications in complex adult spinal deformity surgery: an international, large-scale, prospective multi-center study50
Genetics of Degenerative Disc Disease59
Imaging features in tuberculosis of the extremities58
In search of markers related with nucleus pulposus degeneration39
Significance of ligamentum flavum hypertrophy in developmental spinal stenosis45
Sr-HA bioactive bone cement characterisation and preclinical trials49
Treatment of severe congenital scoliosis using modern rigid growing rods: a medium-term report58
Techniques and Complications of Bone Graft Harvesting53
Investigating epistasis in degenerative disc disease59
Suppression of nickel release in nickeltitanium alloys by plasma immersion ion implantation surface treatment: towards a new generation of "smart" orthopaedic implants78
Surface treated shape memory materials and methods for making same86
Chemonucleolysis: a useful tool for spinal flexibility modification in lumbar deformity61
Investigating epistasis in degenerative disc disease75
Risk factors for non-neurological complications in adult spinal deformity surgery: an international, prospective, multi-center study of 269 patients49
Bone Cements other than PMMA for Osteoporotic Fractures60
The effect of pinealectomy on scoliosis development in young non-human primates57
In-vitro and in-vivo studies of a novel biodegradable polycaprolactone-magnesium hybrid scaffold for orthopaedic implantations79
A novel probe to identify biochemical signals of cells at cell-biomaterial interface183
The role of cyclooxygenase 1 and 2 in fracture repair - implications for atrophic nonunion70
In vitro mineralization of strontium-containing hydroxyapatite bioactive bone cement71
Prediction of scoliosis correction by the fulcrum bending radiograph52
Local bone formation stimulated by local delivery of magnesium ions23
Nucleus pulposus cell vacuolation: a new perspective From N-Cadherin/Cadherin 2 function31
Overview of tuberculosis and pyogenic spinal infection - the Hong Kong experience16
Mean 6-Year Follow-up of Magnetically Controlled Growing Rod Patients With Early Onset Scoliosis: A Glimpse of What Happens to Graduates38
Assessment of scoliosis correction in relation to flexibility using the fulcrum bending correction index74
Fate of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Injected Into Intervertebral Discs57
An Anti-Bacterial Coating in Dental Implant Used in Orthopaedics/ Feasibility Study of Anti-Bacterial Coating in Dental Implant for Orthopaedic Use109
Predictability of the fulcrum bending radiograph (FBR) in thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) correction with alternate level pedicle screw fixation80
DEVICE FOR CORRECTING SPINAL DEFORMITIES114
A practical classification of the distal radius and ulna for assessing skeletal growth and maturity52
Phenotypic and population differences in the association between CILP and lumbar disc disease134
Suppression of surface nickel concentration of nickel titanium shape memory alloys by plasma surface treatment86
Invention of a new spinal implant for gradual scoliosis correction63
Nano-structure of collagen fibrils in human intervertebral discs and its correlation with the tissue mechanics81
Disappearing bone disease of the humerus and the cervico-thoracic spine: a case report with 42-year follow-up50
The proximal thoracic curve in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: surgical strategy and management outcomes88
Curve behaviour after brace treatment and possible factors contributing to further deterioration in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis45
Eosinophilic granuloma of the cervical spine69
Psychological factors significantly influences pain perception and function in individuals with low back pain31
New insight into cervical myelopathic hand sign: a pilot study33
Photochemically crosslinked collagen plug reduces cell leakage during intradiscal injection of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)51
Magnetically-controlled growing rods: does the Law of Diminishing Returns apply?23
Spatiotemporal expression of cadherin 2 in the notochordal nucleus pulposus during development and aging of murine intervertebral disc57
Intervertebral disc degeneration: New insights based on "skipped" level disc pathology85
Flexibility films and level selection16
Distraction failure in magnetically-controlled growing rods: prevalence and risk factors46
Pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis66
Pore formation mechanism and characterization of porous NiTi shape memory alloys synthesized by capsule-free hot isostatic pressing236
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis25
Developmental spinal stenosis in Chinese: presence in patients and redefining critical values on MRI37
Novel techniques in spinal deformity correction24
Pedicle screw fixation strategies of the thoracic curve in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis63
Biodegradable metallic material for orthopaedics: preliminary result of magnesium ion concentration versus osteoblast activity67
Use of mesenchymal stem cells for intervertebral disc regeneration: A rabbit model55
Stiffness changes and microfracture distribution of human thoracolumbar vertebral body under fatigue loading50
Mechanical evaluation and finite element modelling of vertebral body with bone cement injection under fatigue loading37
SHAPE MEMORY MATERIAL AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME67
Impact of activating ADAMTS-5 in cartilage-related degenerative disorders62
Surface treated shape memory materials and methods for making same60
Use of the ilizarov external fixator in the treatment of complex lower limb fractures56
Overview of biological motion preservation55
DEVICE FOR CORRECTING SPINAL DEFORMITIES76
Association of lumbar disc degeneration with type IX collagen polymorphism in Chinese101
Abnormal chondrocyte differentiation is dosage-dependent in transgenic mice expressing unassembled mutant collagen X in hypertrophic chondrocytes143
IVD progenitor cells: a new horizon for understanding disc homeostasis and repair48
Characterisation and predictive value of "segmental curve flexibility" in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients21
Role of fibrogenesis in control of disc degeneration70
Assessment of spinal flexibility in scoliosis by the hinged bending radiograph43
Optimization of thermal treatment parameters to alter austenitic phase transition temperature of NiTi alloy for medical implant112
Do contiguous multilevel pedicle screws offer added curve correction over alternate level screw strategy in AIS patients when curve flexibility is taken into account?69
Developmental definition of MSCs: New insights into pending questions102
Suppression of nickel out-diffusion from porous nickel-titanium shape memory alloy by plasma immersion ion implantation66
Critical analysis of literature and selection of an optimal journal for article publication14
Radiographic and biomechanical consequences of a misplaced hook47
Age dependent association of the COL9A2 Trp2 allele with intervertebral disc degeneration, annular tears and end-plate herniations80
Illuminating the aetiology of Campomelic dysplasia caused by mutation in the transactivation domain of SOX982
Functional replication of the tendon tissue microenvironment by a bioimprinted substrate and the support of tenocytic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells128
The association between concomitant cervical and lumbar disc degeneration and associated abnormalities: a population-based study of 2,762 individuals57
Delivery of bone morphogenetic proteins 2 anad 4 by use of adeno-associated viral gene therapy73
Are "patterns" of lumbar disc degeneration associated with low back pain?: New insights based on skipped level disc pathology106
DEVICE FOR CORRECTING SPINAL DEFORMITIES58
Allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell transplanation into the intervertebral disc: effect of serverity of degernation and cell number on regeneratiion114
Law of temporary diminishing distraction gains: the phenomenon of temporary diminished distraction lengths with magnetically controlled growing rods that is reverted with rod exchange6
A novel method of directing the sagittal placement of thoracic pedicle screws without intraoperative imaging in scoliosis patients56
Structure and wear properties of NiTi modified by nitrogen plasma immersion ion implantation113
Quantitative comparison of T1~!r with T2 in intervertebral disc in vivo at 3T52
Bioactive bone cement as a principal fixture for spinal burst fracture: An in vitro biomechanical and morphologic study84
Investigation of the homing ability of mesenchymal-like stem cells to sites of injury using a mouse model of IVD degeneration58
Segmental angular velocity profile shows different patterns in normal subjects and subjects with L5 isthmic spondylolisthesis: A videofluoroscopic study43
Juvenile disc degeneration: epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical relevance63
The association of intervertebral disc degeneration on MRI and low back pain: a population-based study69
Management Of Metastatic Spinal Tumours56
Small-molecule suppressors of proteoglycan catabolism in degenerative disc cells33
Management of black disc in lumbar spine45
How much apical derotation occurs as a result of coronal curve correction in AIS assessment using the fulcrum bending radiograph54
Bioactive bone cement for osteoporotic fracture - from development to preclinical trail (Oi2)72
In vitro nutrient transport functional test in an engineered osteochondral construct49
Age-related changes versus degenerative disc disease100
Association of Modic changes with health-related quality of life among patients referred to spine surgery60
Intradiscal delivery of mesenchymal stem cells in collagen microspheres in a rabbit disc degeneration model: a preliminary study74
Long term cytocompatibility and in vivo investigation of nitrogen plasma implanted shape memory alloy129
Rare coding variants in MAPK7 predispose to adolescent idiopathic scoliosis25
In vivo study of asporin, a genetic risk factor for intervertebral disc degeneration60
Management of spinal deformity from osteoporotic fractures with neurology43
USES OF TRANSGENIC ANIMALS CONTAINING A TYPE X COLLAGEN MUTANT68
The prevalence, factors, and clinical profile associated with tarlov cysts in southern Chinese64
The molecular and cellular changes underlying increased bone formation in a mouse model with generalized progressive hyperostosis52
Genome-wide association study of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in southern Chinese81
Normative data of lumbar spinal dynamic function for Chinese people without low back pain51
Microfracture of human thoracolumbar vertebral body under fatigue loading79
ER-stress induces early onset intervertebral disc degeneration in a mouse model for metaphyseal chondrodysplasia type Schmid74
Protein and gene expression profiles of the intervertebral disc: in health and disease68
Role of fulcrum in preop assessment of AIS21
The role of autograft and allograft in spinal column reconstruction after total en bloc resection of spinal tumours44
A novel biodegradable polycaprolactone-magnesium composite for orthopaedic applications30
Effects of detergents on bovine disc decullularization for the generation of natural disc scaffolds for intervertebral disc tissue engineering77
Micro-architectural and nano-mechanical properties of trabecular bone with strontium treatment in osteoporotic goats98
Augmentation of intertransverse spinal fusion in primates using OP-163
Predictability of in-brace correction and Cobb's Angle at Brace Weaning using supine radiographs for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis87
The association of osteoprotegerin gene polymorphism with knee osteoarthritis in Chinese population83
Scoliosis genetics: everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask20
Injectable bioactive bone cement for spinal surgery: a developmental and an in vitro biomechanical and morphological study57
Silver nanoparticles alter proteoglycan expression in the promotion of tendon repair71
Intervertebral disc cryopreservation110
Postoperative Rigid Cervical Collar Leads to Less Axial Neck Pain in the Early Stage After Open-Door Laminoplasty—A Single-Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial49
Comparison of flexibility assessments in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (Flexis Study)35
Does nitinol require surface treatments prior to human implantation?79
Ten year follow-up of Jarcho–Levin syndrome with thoracic insufficiency treated by VEPTR and MCGR VEPTR hybrid52
Osteoprotegerin (OPG) and interleukin-1 beta (il-1b) gene polymorphisms are associated with knee osteoarthritis in Chinese84
The effects of vertebral axial rotation on cervical spinal canal anteroposterior diameter measured on plain lateral radiographs43
Abnormal chondrocyte differentiation in transgenic mice expressing a schmid metaphyseal chondrodysplasia col10a1 mutation70
Creation of a tissue interface between bone-like construct and soft tissue-like construct52
Epidemiology and risk factors associated with lumbosacral juvenile degenerative disc disease (JDDD)59
Vertebroplasty by use of a strontium-containing bioactive bone cement166
Inhibition of metallic implant-related bacterial infections by novel water plasma surface treatment141
Prediction of spinal flexibility in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a quantitative analysis by in-vivo correction force measurements50
ANTIBACTERIAL SURFACE AND METHOD OF FABRICATION167
Osteoprecursor cell response to strontium-containing hydorxyapatite ceramics106
A population-based study of juvenile disc degeneration and its association with overweight and obesity, low back pain, and diminished functional status107
(i) Current understanding of low back pain and intervertebral disc degeneration: epidemiological perspectives and phenotypes for genetic studies108
Chemical exchange saturation transfer and T2 mapping in subjects with intervertebral disc degeneration34
Deriving nucleus pulposus-like progenitors from MAP Kinase Interference Coupled Chondrogenic Induction in mesenchymal stem cells23
Sr-HA bioactive bone cement for osteoporotic spinal fracture: an animal trials540
Microfracture of human lumbar vertebral body63
How I do it, anterior thoracolumbar scoliosis correction57
Intervertebral disc regeneration and tissue engineering62
Hif-αs fine-tune Sox9-dependent Extracellular Matrix Production in Chondrocytes21
Changes in the proteome of the human intervertebral disc in aging and degeneration84
Predicting peak growth spurt and cessation of growth with the distal radius and ulna classification53
骨椎间盘退变与骨质疏松关系科学86
UTE MRI disc sign (UDS): a novel imaging biomarker associated with spine degeneration, pain and disability45
The feasibility of repositioning ability as a tool for ergonomic evaluation: Effects of chair back inclination and fatigue on head repositioning88
Imaging of tuberculosis of the extremities73
Are magnetically controlled growing rods useful as an internal splint in idiopathic Scoliosis?35
Association of the Asporin D14 allele to lumbar disc degeneration in Chinese and Japanese88
Mesenchymal stem cell-based repair of articular cartilage with polyglycolic acid-hydroxyapatite biphasic scaffold130
In vivo study of Asporin, a genetic risk factor associated with degenerative disc diseases82
Evaluation of various evoked potential techniques for spinal cord monitoring during scoliosis surgery70
Risk factors for non-neurological complications in adult spinal deformity surgery: an international, prospective, multi-center study of 269 patients36
Ultrashort time-to-echo MRI of the cartilagenous endplate & relationship to degenerative disc disease & Schmorl’s nodes44
Prediction of correction of scoliosis with use of the fulcrum bending radiograph62
The effect of insertion timing on pullout strength of pedicle screws from polymethylmethacrylate bone cement49
Matrix metalloproteinase 12 is an indicator of intervertebral disc degeneration co-expressed with fibrotic markers62
Magnetically controlled growing rods for severe spinal curvature in young children: A prospective case series141
Neurological recovery after surgical decompression in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy - A prospective study115
Stem cell-based approaches for intervertebral disc regeneration92
The predictive value of the fulcrum bending radiograph in spontaneous apical vertebral de-rotation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis41
Association and functional analysis of ADAMTSS in lumbar disc degeneration99
An in-vitro and surface chemical analysis of nickel-titanium alloys enhanced by plasma ion implantations surface treatment62
Low modulus novel bone substitutes for osteoporotic vertebral fracture management27
A novel biodegradable injectable polycaprolactone-magnesium hybrid for orthopaedic implantation86
Coupling between sagittal and frontal plane deformity correction in idiopathic thoracic scoliosis55
Compressive strength in vertebroplasty under fatigue loading an experimental and a finite element modelling analysis41
Ten-year follow-up study of lower thoracic hemivertebrae treated by convex fusion and concave distraction96
Lumbar spinal instability57
Low back pain - conventional physiotherapy and its combination with acupuncture60
Fabrication and biocompatibility of monodisperse PLGA/MgO-alginate core-shell microspheres via a microfluidic capillary device for in-situ bone regeneration87
A new PCL based porous membrane to control the degradation of biodegradable metallic materials.58
Baseline MRI characteristics in asymptomatic subjects as predictors for future first-time low back pain episodes and pain severity21
Genome-wide association study identifies NRG1 as a susceptibility locus for Hirschsprung's disease241
Age-related diffusion patterns in intervertebral disc degeneration68
Optimisation of bioactive bone cement for spinal surgery45
HRTEM and EDX Investigation of Microstructure of Bonding Zone between Bone and Hydroxyapatite in Vivo385
Stimulation of in vitro mineralization on strontium-containing hydroxyapatite bioactive bone cement68
Coexisting cervical and lumbar disc degeneration and associated MRI phenotypes: a large-scale population-based study21
Effective bioactivity enhancement of titanium alloy by novel plasma surface modification93
Micro- and Nanohemispherical 3D Imprints Modulate the Osteogenic Differentiation and Mineralization Tendency of Bone Cells14
Decompression without Fusion for Low-Grade Degenerative Spondylolisthesis38
Role of BMP in bone incorporation58
Management of osteoporotic fracture non-union43
Body mass index and its association with disc degeneration of the lumbar spine in adults62
A systematic re-evaluation of enzymatic isolation methodology for nucleus pulposus cells62
Fracture healing in collagen type X deficient mice: abnormalities in structure and mechanical properties of the fracture callus63
Tissue Engineering for Intervertebral Disk Degeneration114
The Crooked Rod Sign7
A new risk classification rule for curve progression in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis107
Stability of C1/2 after transoral altanto-occipital decompression42
Identifying therapeutic chemical agents for osteoarthritis by high throughput screening66
Improved corrosion resistance of plasma carbon coated NiTi orthopedic materials69
The role of cylooxygenase 1 and 2 in fracture repair55
Magnetic growing rods: current updates15
Re-operation after magnetically controlled growing rod implantation: A review of 23 patients with minimum two-year follow up25
Lumbar high-intensity zones on magnetic resonance imaging: imaging biomarkers significantly associated with severe, prolonged low back pain, and sciatica in a population-based cohort22
Understanding the molecular impact of Sox9 Y440X in campomelic dysplasia38
Predictability of peak growth spurt and growth cessation using the distal radius and ulna classification35
Mean 34 years follow-up of severe angular kyphosis from tuberculosis of the spine: bad prognosis for paraparesis of late disease26
A biomimetic hierarchical scaffold: Natural growth of nanotitanates on three-dimensional microporous Ti-based metals157
Over 20-years of experience of a multidisciplinary programme for rehabilitation of chronic low back pain – factors predicting successful re-integration and return to work47
MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR FILLING BIOLOGICAL CAVITIES AND PREVENTING LEAKAGE OF INJECTED THERAPEUTIC AGENTS145
Body Mass Index and its Association with Lumbar Disc Herniation and Sciatica: a Large‐Scale, Population‐Based Study44
Coupled sagittal alignment changes following coronal deformity correction in idiopathic thoracic scoliosis65
Trans-ethnic polygenic analysis supports genetic overlaps of lumbar disc degeneration with height, body mass index, and bone mineral density68
Surgical management of cervical myelopathy: anterior vs posterior anterior approach for cervical myelopathy14
Surgical growth friendly options: When and how to choose9
Genome-wide association study of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in southern China84
Complications in ASD surgery: Risk evaluation and prevention20
'Spring-back' closure associated with open-door cervical laminoplasty108
In Search of Nucleus Pulposus Specific Molecular Markers78
Allograft Cervical Disc Replacement46
Genetics study in intervertebral disc degeneration.87
Decision making in audit degenerative scoliosis14
Improvement on corrosion resistance of NiTi orthopedic materials by carbon plasma immersion ion implantation61
Device for correcting spinal deformities90
Verification Of Measurements Of Lumbar Spinal Dimensions In T1- And T2-weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging Sequences81
Osteoporosis and its influence in spinal operations55
Antimicrobial prophylaxis to prevent surgical site infection in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients undergoing posterior spinal fusion (PSF) - 2 doses vs antibiotics till drain removal63
Regeneration of nucleus pulposus after discectomy by autologous mesenchymal stem cells: A rabbit model63
Strontium promotes osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells through the RAS/ERK 1/2 MAPK signaling pathway82
Determinants of lumbar disc degeneration in older individuals50
Biomechanical and radiographic consequences of a misplaced pedicle hook41
Development of lumbar disc degeneration in cadherin 2 mouse mutant27
Efficacy of postoperative pain management of the lliac crest bone graft harvesting site in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients: a parallel, double-blinded, randomized controlled trial56
Approach-related complications of open versus thoracoscopic anterior exposures of the thoracic spine.27
Genome-wide association study of Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)97
Understanding the molecular pathogenesis of SOX9 Y440X campomelic dysplasia72
20 years experience in degenerative disc disease: What have we learnt?35
In-vivo demonstration of spontaneous apical vertebral derotation in thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis41
Is the morphology and size of Schmorl's nodes of the lumbar spine related to severity of disc degeneration41
Management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis41
Thinking outside the box on a global scale10
Novel diagnostic and prognostic methods for disc degeneration and low back pain55
Surgical management of scoliosis in patients with Osteogenesis Imperfecta - how to maximize outcome?39
Rebuilding the degenerated intervertebral discs by bone marrow stem cells54
Cervical total vertebrectomy - a case report62
Prevalence, determinants, and clinical relevance of modic changes of the lumbar spine: a large-scale population-based study49
Aetiology and MRI findings in degenerative disc disease55
A mouse femoral external fixation model for the study of fracture repair48
The predictive value of the fulcrum bending radiograph in spontaneous apical vertebral de-rotation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis78
Coupling coronal-sagittal-axial deformity correction in thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: prediction using the fulcrum bending radiograph56
Right hip adduction deficit is prevalent in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis52
Factors affecting mesenchymal stromal cells yield from bone marrow aspiration101
Study of polymorphisms of vitamin D receptor gene in lumbar disc degeneration in Chinese54
Personalised Orthopaedics9
Oxygen plasma implanted titanium surface to resist staphylococcus aureus adhesion62
Nano-scale morphology of disc collagens and their correlation with disc mechanics90
Natural history of spinal deformity in a patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: case report with 20 year follow-up54
The value of flexibility assessment in understanding 3-dimensional deformity correction, instrumentation strategy and fusion levels in AIS13
Five year longitudinal MRI follow up of a population based cohort of subjects with ossified yellow ligament: a natural history study19
Osteogenic behavior of alginate encapsulated bone marrow stromal cells: An in vitro study153
Selection of fusion levels using the fulcrum bending radiograph for the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients with alternate level pedicle screw strategy: clinical decision-making and outcomes29
The 5-year follow-up of a randomized double-blinded clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of super-elastic memory alloy spinal rod versus a standard titanium spinal rod in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis37
Rod lengthening with the magnetically controlled growing rod: factors influencing rod slippage and reduced gains during distractions59
Intervertebral disc degeneration on MRI is associated with low back pain: a population-based study34
In vitro bioactivity and osteoblast response on chemically modified biomedical porous NiTi synthesized by capsule-free hot isostatic pressing97
Treatment of adult degenerative lumbar scoliosis15
A novel approach to gradual correction of severe spinal deformity in a pediatric patient using the magnetically-controlled growing rod71
Effect of magnetically controlled growing rods on three-dimensional changes in deformity correction13
How has genetics altered our understanding of IVD degeneration: implications for regeneration39
Carbon plasma immersion ion implantation of nickel-titanium shape memory alloys144
Photochemically crosslinked collagen annulus plug – A potential solution solving the leakage problem of cell-based therapies for disc degeneration.79
Acute spinal subdural haematoma complicating lumbar decompressive surgery71
The proximal thoracic curve in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS): surgical strategy and management outcomes44
The association of Modic changes and low back pain: a large-scale population-based study14
The effects of vertebral axial rotation on cervical spinal canal anteroposterior diameter measured on plain lateral radiographs45
Recent advances in the aetiology of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis70
A comparison of intravenous and intradiscal delivery of multipotential stem cells on the healing of injured intervertebral disk103
Management of degenerative spinal deformities11
A rare postoperative complication of anterior lower thoracic instrumentation: diaphragmatic laceration with hemothorax43
Improvement of biocompatibility and degradation rate of magnesium alloy by plasma surface technology64
A multidisciplinary rehabilitation programme for patients with chronic low back pain: a prospective study.102
Use of the fulcrum bending technique to understand the behavior of the spine in 3D, implications for instrumentation strategy and levels12
An investigation into a surface-treated shape memory alloy for orthopaedic applications65
Biologic motion preservation56
Linkage analysis on familial early-onset degenerative disc disease67
An in vivo evaluation of novel Sr-HA bioactive bone cement for vertebroplasty49
Tuberculosis of the Spine: What New Treatment Modalities & Surgical Techniques Have Been Developed to Address Acute & Chronic Infections?14
Reply47
Does cervical disc arthroplasty reduce adjacent segment disease and other complications in comparison to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials32
Genetic linkage analysis of early onset degenerative disc disease in Southern Chinese79
Strontium-calcium coadministration stimulates bone matrix osteogenic factor expression and new bone formation in a large animal model103
Gene therapy for new bone formation using adeno-associated viral bone morphogenetic protein-2 vectors49
Concise review: the surface markers and identity of human mesenchymal stem cells122
The association between concomitant cervical and lumbar disc degeneration and associated abnormalities58
Identification of chemical compounds for the treatment of intervertebral disc degeneration with the application of high-throughput screening52
Temporary reductions in distraction lengthening occurs in magnetically controlled growing rods: a phenomenon that defies the law of diminishing gains5
Use of PET/CT in the early diagnosis of implant related wound infection and avoidance of wound debridement48
Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging of normal and degenerative lumbar intervertebral discs36
退變性脊柱側凸治療方案的討論29
The effects of cyclooxygenase -2 selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in fracture repair49
A novel SR-HA bioactive bone cement for vertebroplasty52
Intradiscal delivery of mesenchymal stem cells in collagen microspheres in a rabbit disc degeneration model: a preliminary study66
The genetics of intervertebral disc degeneration165
Protein and gene expression profiles of the intervertebral disc: in health and disease54
How has genetics research altered our understanding of degenerative disc disease: Implications for intervertebral disc regeneration104
The association between cigarette smoking and intervertebral disc degeneration of the lumbar spine50
Brace treatment and factors contributing to deterioration in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis67
Surface characteristics, biocompatibility, and mechanical properties of nickel-titanium plasma-implanted with nitrogen at different implantation voltages92
Adeno-associated virus-mediated bone morphogenetic protein-4 gene therapy for in vivo bone formation129
A simple and effective method for directing the sagittal placement of thoracic pedicle screws without intraoperative imaging42
Coupling between sagittal and frontal plane deformity correction in idiopathic scoliosis and its relationship with post-operative sagittal alignment55
Single cell analyses of human intervertebral discs implicate HOPX as a regulator of homeostasis44
The effect of pinealectomy on scoliosis development in young nonhuman primates68
Decellularization of chondrocyte-encapsulated collagen microspheres: A three-dimensional model to study the effects of acellular matrix on stem cell fate133
Surgical strategies in the management of spinal deformities in skeletal dysplasia and syndromal scolioses15
Predictability of the fulcrum bending radiograph in thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction with alternate level pedicle screw fixation62
Recent advances in management of severe pediatric57
The best distraction frequency for optimizing spine and rod length gains with magnetically controlled growing rods37
MRI Findings in Disc Degeneration40
The learning curve effect in magnetically controlled growing rod distraction monitoring by ultrasound28
Introduction to the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis9
How has genetics altered our understanding of low back pain: implications for its treatment50
Presence of notochord descendent cells in the nucleus pulposus of adult mice showing signs of intervertebral disc degeneration87
Decision Making in Adult Deformity surgery: Decompression versus short or long fusion87
In-vivo stimulation of bone formation by biopolymer-deposited magnesium bone bullet31
Clinical imaging study and meta-analysis of ossification of the ligamentum flavum55
A practical classification of the distal radius and ulna for assessing skeletal growth and maturity53
Referral criteria for school scoliosis screening: Assessment and recommendations based on a large longitudinally followed cohort142
Is possible to correct scoliosis gradually by use of superelastic rod53
The Efficacy of Halo Traction for Scoliosis in Osteogenesis Imperfecta: The Optimal Duration of Traction8
(iii) Whole-genome association studies of complex diseases179
Cost of school scoliosis screening: a cohort analysis of 306,144 students followed until skeletal maturity70
Nano-scale surface morphology, wettability and osteoblast adhesion on nitrogen plasma-implanted NiTi shape memory alloy107
Umbilical cord derived mesenchymal stem cells impose better paracrine effect than bone marrow mesenchyma stem cells in nucleus pulposus regeneration57
Linkage analysis on familial early onset degenerative disc disease106
A new approach to stimulation in-vivo bone formation by using surface modified magnesium bone bullet37
Bone Allograft Modified by Magnesium Plasma for Bone Tissue Regeneration32
Feasibility study of bioactivity enhancement of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) using plasma implantation technology88
T1 rho MRI quantitative proteoglycan profiling of lumbar disc displacement47
Intervertebral disc degeneration on MRI is associated with low back pain: a population-based study35
Cervical scoliosis in the Klippel-Feil patient42
Prevalence and risk factors for unplanned return to oroom for complex adult spinal deformity patients: scoli-risk 1 prospective multicenter international study47
A Novel Superelastic Shape-Memory Rod Provides More Options for Optimal AIS Correction: Biomechanical Analysis of A Clinical Trial with 5-Year Follow-Up11
Achieving superior scoliosis correction by gradual correction manner: preliminary result of in-vivo testing on goat spine using super-elastic nickel-titanium alloy rod74
Selection of fusion levels in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using fulcrum bending prediction: A prospective study82
Normative data of Isostation B-200 in asymptomatic local Chinese42
The proximal thoracic curve in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgical strategy and management outcomes57
Uses Of Transgenic Animals Containing A Type X Collagen Mutant110
Isolation and detection of type IX collagen from adult human intervertebral disc63
New plasma surface-treated memory alloys: Towards a new generation of "smart" orthopaedic materials102
Early Onset Scoliosis - Growing rods, VEPTR, Complications83
In vitro study of improving bioactivity of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) by plasma immersion ion implantation53
Decision making in audit deformity surgery14
Association of the Asporin D14 Allele with Lumbar-Disc Degeneration in Asians196
Prediction of peak growth and growth cessation using the distal radius and ulna classification21
Intrinsic properties of mesemchymal stem cells from human bone marrow, umbilical cord and umbilical cord blood comparing the different sources of MSC225
Titanium mini-plates prevent springback closure in single-door cervical laminoplasty29
Impact Of Activating Adamts-5 In Cartilage-related Degenerative Disorders58
Modic changes of the lumbar spine in southern Chinese48
The role of cyclooxygenase 1 and 2 in fracture healing56
Oxygen and sodium plasma-implanted nickel-titanium shape memory alloy: A novel method to promote hydroxyapatite formation and nickel suppression65
A novel 'smart' spinal implant locking mechanism based on nickel-titanium alloy51
Costs of school scoliosis screening: A large, population-based study141
Genetic risk factors for intervertebral disc degeneration79
Aged-related diffusion patterns in intervertebral disc degeneration63
Modic changes of the lumbar spine in Southern Chinese74
Assessment of scoliosis correction in relation to flexibility using the fulcrum bending correction index69
In vitro study of a new surface modified biodegradable metallic material for orthopaedic implantation69
MAP kinase interference promotes the nucleus pulposus progenitor-like differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells 11
Spinal deformities: from bedside to bench7
SHAPE MEMORY MATERIAL AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME78
The 'X-factor' index: a new parameter for the assessment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction89
'Skipped' level disc degeneration of the lumbar spine84
Acute spinal cord or cadua equina compression by epidural hematoma: review of 7 cases69
Can age-related intervertebral disc changes be differentiated from degenerative disc disease?62
The relationship of ligamentum flavum changes and developmental spinal stenosis33
Prospective correlation study between ultrasound and radiographs for monitoring distractions in magnetically-controlled growing rods23
Managing early onset scoliosis with magnetically-controlled growing rods for managing scoliosis: does the law of diminishing returns apply?98
In-vivo demonstration of spontaneous vertebral derotation in thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with fulcrum bending radiograph47
Reliability of the use of the fulcrum bending radiograph in predicting thoracic scoliosis correction using pedicle screws56
Is there a relationship between intervertebral disc degeneration based on MRI and low back pain43
Hip adduction differences in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a cause or effect of scoliosis?55
Reduction osteotomy or intravertebral structural support for the thoracolumbar osteoporotic fracture - minimal surgery to get maximal stabilization51
Understanding the molecular impact of Sox9Y440X in campomelic dysplasia52
Intra-articular injection of ketorolac in the rat knee: it's effects on articular catilage and synovium66
Vertebroplasty for the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture61
Ultrastructural study of mineralization of a strontium-containing hydroxyapatite (Sr-HA) cement in vivo.102
MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR FILLING BIOLOGICAL CAVITIES AND PREVENTING LEAKAGE OF INJECTED THERAPEUTIC AGENTS124
Fusion level and implant strategies in AIS14
The role of cryopreservation in the biomechanical properties of the intervertebral disc63
Assessment of scoliosis correction in relation to flexibility using the fulcrum bending correction index76
Bioactivity enhancement of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) by plasma immersion ion implantation62
Bone morphogenetic protein-2 and -7 mediate the anabolic function of nucleus pulposus cells with discrete mechanisms66
Characterisation of three unique subpopulations of human nucleus pulposus cell culture27
Lumbar paravertebral muscle fatty infiltration: spatial distribution and association with disc degeneration in an Asian population44
Selection of fusion levels using the fulcrum bending radiograph for the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients with alternate level pedicle screw strategy: clinical decision-making and outcomes40
L-Asparagine on strontium hydroxyapatite nanorods morphology and biocompatibility135
Decellularization of chondrocyte-encapsulated collagen microspheres: a 3D model to study effects of acellular matrix on stem cell fate86
Neurological recovery after surgical decompression in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a prospective study71
Evolution of managing spinal metastasis causing neurological deficit in ten years' period60
A new halo-pelvic apparatus97
Ionizing radiation exposure and the development of intervertebral disc degeneration in humans: Myth or reality91
Molecular and mutation analysis of hereditary multiple exostoses80
Bioactive bone cement for osteoporotic fracture - from development to preclinical trial91
The safety and efficacy of remotely distractible, magnetic controlled growing rod (MCGR) for the treatment of scoliosis in children22
Summary statement on biomaterials63
In-Vivo Study of Asporin in Cartilage Tissues85
DEVICE FOR CORRECTING SPINAL DEFORMITIES82
Micro-architecture and Nano-mechanics of Lumbar Vertebra with Strontium Treatment in Large Animal Model of Osteoporosis82
A Prospective Comparison of the Coronal Deformity Correction in Thoracic Scoliosis Using Four Different Instrumentations and the Fulcrum-Bending Radiograph88
Pedicle screw fixation strategies of the thoracic curve in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis56
Identification of genes with allelic imbalance on 6p associated with nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Southern Chinese133
Thoracoscopic-assisted anterior release of the spine in rigid adolescent idiopathic scoliosis58
Prediction of future first-time low back pain based on baseline MRI findings43
Genome-wide association study of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in southern Chinese79
Differential functions of cyclooxygenase 1 and 2 in bone repair83
Management on spondylolisthesis and instructional course lecture20
Selection of fusion levels in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using the fulcrum bending radiograph: verification based on alternate level pedicle screw strategy40
Outcomes And Cost-saving Potential Of Using Alternate-level Plating In Single-door Laminoplasty For Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy23
The effect of severity of degeneration on intervertebral disc regeneration by autologous mesenchymal stem cells47
A meta-analysis of the clinical effectiveness of school scoliosis screening233
Matched comparative study between ACDF and laminoplasty for 2-3 levels cervical myelopathy, neurological outcome and late kyphosis26
Shape Memory Material And Method Of Making The Same111
A 'Smart' locking mechanism for orthopaedic implants47
Experimental study on the biomechanics of a misplaced pedicle hook37
An externally fixed femoral fracture model for mice104
Tissue engineered disc replacement67
Classification and management of the tandem ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament and flaval ligament92
Defining the indications for the use of growth modulation techniques in pediatric scoliosis22
SRS-Hunting for Scoliosis Genes13
Schmorl's nodes of the lumbar spine: prevalence, classification, associated risk factors and clinical relevance38
Optimal surgical care for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: an international consensus58
A large‐scale study of Modic changes in the lumbar spine: morphology and association with MRI phenotypes41
Both HIF-1α and HIF-2α are present in prenatal and postnatal nucleus pulposus cells73
The mechanical and biological properties of a novel biodegradable polycaprolactone-magnesium porous scaffold for bone tissue engineering61
Characterization and predictive value of “segmental curve flexibility” in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients46
Association of macrophage metalloelastase MMP12 with intervertebral disc degeneration74
Improving quality of life through reducing post-operative bacterial infections81
Comparative sagittal plane correction after anterior single rod versus dual rod instrumentation in idiopathic thoracolumbar and lumbar scoliosis49
3D porous polycaprolactone-based magnesium scaffold for bone tissue engineering56
Balancing clinical vs basic science research56
Formation of CAPO4 and Suppression of Ni Leaching in Nitinol Using Oxygen and Sodium Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation110
Cholesterol biosynthesis is a potential pathway involved in the degeneration of the annulus fibrosus74
A randomized controlled trial assessing the safety and efficacy of a novel superelastic rod in comparison to conventional titanium rod for scoliosis curve correction53
The strategy in selecting fusion levels in AIS using the fulcrum bending technique46
Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging of normal and degenerative lumbar intervertebral discs35
SHAPE MEMORY LOCKING DEVICE FOR ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANTS104
Dynamic changes of type II collagen in the degenerated murine discs72
Development of a shear test system for measuring the interfacial strength of osteochondral grafts from rabbits of different skeletal maturity90
The Association of Modic Changes and MRI Phenotypes of the Lumbar Spine: A Population-Based Study78
The effect of melatonin suppression on scoliosis development in chickens by either constant light or surgical pinealectomy55
The association of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration on magnetic resonance imaging with body mass index in overweight and obese adults: a population-based study107
Is cervical collar useful after laminoplasty? A randomized controlled trial20
"Segmental Risk Profile" (SRP) for lumbar disc degeneration67
The really big picture: International collaborations18
Abnormal chondroctye differentiation in transgenic mice expressing a schmid metaphyseal chondrodysplasia Col10al mutation86
The effect of clunking on spine lengthening with magnetically controlled growing rod distractions23
Reproducibility of thoracic kyphosis measurements in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis48
In-vivo study of enhanced bioactivity of titanium alloy by plasma surface modication73
An experimental study on using chemonucleolysis for scoliosis treatment - the relationship between spinal flexibility and doses of chymopapain43
Non-neurologic adverse events after complex adult spinal deformity surgery: results from the prospective, multicenter Scoli-RISK-1 study35
Efficacy of postoperative pain management of the iliac crest bone graft harvesting site in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients: a parallel, double-blinded, randomized controlled trial41
The safety and efficacy of mesenchymal stem cells for prevention or regeneration of intervertebral disc degeneration: a systematic review25
Association of the Taq I allele in vitamin D receptor with degenerative disc disease and disc bulge in a Chinese population216
Anterior Cervical Surgery44
Effects of pulsing frequency on shape recovery and investigation of nickel out-diffusion after mechanical bending of nitrogen plasma implanted NiTi shape memory alloys93
Age-related diffusion patterns in human lumbar intervertebral discs: A pilot study in asymptomatic subjects139
Clinical Review of Low Back Pain Patients In Hong Kong168
Body mass index and its association with disc degeneration of the lumbar spine in adults46
An alternative to a randomized control design for assessing the efficacy and effectiveness of bracing in AIS101
Cadherin 2 as human notochordal cell marker and its expression pattern in disc degeneration93
Effects of water plasma immersion ion implantation on surface electrochemical behavior of NiTi shape memory alloys in simulated body fluids92
Outcome assessment of bracing in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis by the use of the SRS-22 questionnaire75
An effective dose of valdecoxib in experimental mouse models of pain120
Schmorl's nodes of the lumbar spine: prevalence, classification, associated risk factors and clinical relevance54
SHAPE MEMORY LOCKING DEVICE FOR ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANTS82
The association between cigarette smoking and intervertebral disc degeneration of the lumbar spine47
Fresh frozen intervertebral disc allografting in a bipedal animal model67
Ultrashort time-to-echo MRI of human intervertebral disc endplate: a feasibility study42
Radiographic indices for lumbar developmental spinal stenosis19
Acromial arch shape: comparison between outlet-view radiographs and reconstructed CT images61
Role of cages in anterior column reconstruction44
Schmorl's nodes of the lumbar spine: prevalence, classification, and associated risk factors52
Fulcrum bending correct rotational deformity in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis42
Risk of spring-back closure in skipped-level plating for open-door laminoplasty: insight into its cost-saving potential29
Closed avulsion of both flexor tendons of the ring finger75
Trunk muscle functions in patients with low back pain (LBP) syndromes: an electromyographic study39
Early results of the effect of lack of collagen X on fracture healing54
Surface treated shape memory materials and methods for making same57
Development of novel implants with self-antibacterial performance through in-situ growth of 1D ZnO nanowire62
Letter to the editor: Trans-upper-sternal approach to the cervicothoracic junction64
Nano Structure and Biomechanics of Human Intervertebral Disc Collagens69
Juvenile disc degeneration: epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical relevance57
Reduction osteotomy with or without intra-vertebral structural support and bone grafting for osteoporotic thoracolumbar fracture43
Pre-operative halo-ring traction minimizes surgical risk of severe scoliosis curve in Osteogenesis Imperfecta17
The effect of severity of degeneration on intervertebral disc regeneration by use of mesenchymal stem cells52
In vivo chondrocytic differentiation of the allogenic stem cells in the murine intervertebral disc94
Surface Treated Shape Memory Materials And Methods For Making Same96
Discography is useful in predicting the surgical outcome for patients suffering from back pain48
Pullout strength of screws from bioactive bone cement versus polymethylmethacrylate bone cement37
Basic principles of Scoliosis10
METHODS FOR COMPLEX TISSUE ENGINEERING128
Correlation between the nano-structure and the macro-mechanics of the human intervertebral discs72
Culture of chondrocytes of hereditary multiple exostosis in vitro81
Creation of a tissue interface between bone-like construct and soft tissue-like construct73
Comparison of the effect of non-selective NSAID and Cycloosygenoase-2 (COX-2) selective NSAID on bone formation - implications for spinal fusion58
Anterior and posterior approach to spinal metastasis44
Novel UTE MRI Disc Sign (UDS) and its clinical relevance137
Prevalence and pattern of lumbar magnetic resonance imaging changes in a population study of one thousand forty-three individuals320
A splice-site mutation leads to haploinsufficiency of EXT2 mRNA for a dominant trait in a large family with multiple osteochondromas.152
Use of tandem mass spectrometry as a tool for proteomics studies in aging and degeneration processes of the intervertebral disc75
A novel plasma surface treatment to suppress bacterial adhesion on titanium alloy53
Differential roles of HIF-1α and HIF-2α in modulating chondrogenesis of chondroprogenitors under hypoxia47
Biofunctionality enhancement of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) by plasma surface treatment62
Controllable porosity hydroxyapatite ceramics as spine cage: Fabrication and properties evaluation84
When can the rules of level selection be violated?14
Early onset scoliosis27
Effects of frequency of distraction in magnetically controlled growing rod (MCGR) lengthening on outcomes and complications23
Prospective evaluation of vertebroplasty with osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture non-union58
Can age-related intervertebral disc changes be differentiated from degenerative disc disease88
Non-Neurologic Complications of Spine Surgery20
Alternatives to VCR in severe spinal deformity14
Modic changes of the lumbar spine: epidemiology and association with MRI phenotypes23
The effect of post-operative complications in complex adult spinal deformity surgery on surgical outcomes: an international, large-scale, prospective multi-center study26
(iv) Genetics of disc degeneration145
Could both T1- and T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging be used for spinal stenosis analysis?36
Repair of osteochondral defects with collagen-mesenchymal stem cell microspheres in a rabbit model70
Postinfectious thoracolumbar spinal deformity: principles of surgical management27
Electrochemical stability of orthopedic porous NiTi shape memory alloys treated by different surface modification techniques111
Transgenic mouse models of human skeletal disorders60
Investigation of nickel suppression and cytocompatibility of surface-treated nickel-titanium shape memory alloys by using plasma immersion ion implantation106
Genetic basis of degenerative disc disease in Asians; the role of the pineal gland in scoliosis development in chickens and primates49
Fabrication of multi-component spinal motion segment-like construct using mesenchymal stem cells and collagen111
The molecular and cellular changes underlying increased bone formation in a mouse model with generalized progressive hyperostosis40
Are "patterns" of lumbar disc degeneration associated with low back pain? New insights based on skipped level disc pathology46
Corrosion resistance, surface mechanical properties, and cytocompatibility of plasma immersion ion implantation-treated nickel-titanium shape memory alloys143
Comprehensive Analysis of MRI‐phenotypes Provides New Insights into Lumbar Disc Degeneration for Genetic Studies92
Clinical effectiveness of school screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a large population-based retrospective cohort study79
Regeneration of intervertebral disc by mesenchymal stem cells: potentials, limitations, and future direction80
The role of C1 posterior arch excision upon fusion in atlantoaxial arthrodesis with C1-C2 transarticular screws fixation89
Identification Of Small Molecule For Treating Intervertebral Disc Degeneration Via Interfering Proteoglycans Catabolic Degradation15
EOS surgical options and how to choose16
Baseline magnetic resonance imaging characteristics in asymptomatic subjects as predictors for future first time low back pain episode27
Natural history study of ossification of the yellow ligament: Five-year longitudinal MRI follow-up29
Proteomics analysis of the human intervertebral disc reveals potential fibrotic events in degeneration76
Strontium promotes osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells through the Ras/MAPK signaling pathway122
Role of collagen X in fracture repair58
Does contiguous mulitlevel screws offer added curve correction over alternate level screw strategy in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients when curve flexibility is taken into account?77
Progressive scoliosis correction by using a new superelastic alloy: phase I heat treatment process49
Bioengineered Intervertebral Discs and Methods for Their Preparation166
Ten year follow-up of hemivertebrae treated by anterior convex epiphysiodesis and posterior concave distraction49
Uncovering small chemical molecules for treatment of intervertebral disc degeneration94
Bioactive And Osteoporotic Bone Cement117
Surgical treatment of acute TB spondylitis: indications and outcomes139
Segmental angular velocity profile shows different patterns in normal subjects and subjects with L5 isthmic spondylolisthesis: a videofluoroscopic study53
Right hip adduction deficit and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.54
ANTIBACTERIAL SURFACE AND METHOD OF FABRICATION667
Defining the phenotype and molecular signatures of notochordal nucleus pulposus cells84
Selection of fusion levels in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) using the fulcrum bending radiograph prediction: verification based on pedicle screw strategy56
Matrix remodeling during intervertebral disc growth and degeneration detected by multichromatic fast staining123
Magnetically controlled implants in EOS - surgical technique in the ideal patient11
Prognostic value of somatosensory-evoked potentials in the surgical management of cervical spondylotic myelopathy96
Intervertebral Disc Regeneration & Tissue Engineering36
The proximal thoracic curve in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS): surgical strategy and management outcomes66
Special article: Update on the magnetically controlled growing rod: tips and pitfalls48
Transcriptome of the human intervertebral disc in health and disease65
Profiling biomolecules at cell-biomaterial interface by quantitative proteomics233
Antimicrobial effects of oxygen plasma modified medical grade Ti-6Al-4V alloy101
Extracellular matrix stability of primary mammalian chondrocytes and intervertebral disc cells cultured in alginate-based microbead hydrogels102
Predictability of the fulcrum bending radiograph in thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction with alternate level pedicle screw fixation65
Strategies and Results of Cement Augmentation45
Vertebral augmentation with a novel Vessel-X bone void filling container system and bioactive bone cement75
Prevalence, distribution, and morphology of ossification of the ligamentum flavum: A population study of one thousand seven hundred thirty-six magnetic resonance imaging scans104
Candidate gene study of polymorphisms of interleukin-1 in lumbar disc degeneration91
A reproducible radiological assessment score for fracture healing in mice63
Scoliosis correction by use of a super-elastic memory alloy50
Schmorl’s nodes of the lumbar spine: prevalence, classification, associated risk factors, and clinical relevance58
Body mass index and its association with disc degeneration of the lumbar spine in adults48
Genetic association studies in lumbar disc degeneration: a systematic review47
Extraction of RNA from tough tissues with high proteoglycan content by cryosection, second phase separation and high salt precipitation52
Mesenchymal stromal cells rescue disc degeneration and function via suppression of fibrotic events88
Does cervical disc arthroplasty reduce adjacent segment disease and other complications in comparison to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials38
Abnormalities in fracture healing in the absence of collagen type X71
Strontium combined with calcium increases vertebral bone mineral density and stiffness in goats66
Chemical composition, crystal size and lattice structural changes after incorporation of strontium into biomimetic apatite161
Genetic association studies in lumbar disc degeneration: a systematic review65
Intervertebral disc grafting in a bipedal animal model48
Management of Early Onset Scoliosis12
Lower Extremity Motor Function Following Complex Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Two-Year Follow-up in the Scoli-RISK-1 Prospective, Multicenter, International Study19
The effect of severity of disc degeration on mesenchymal stem cell's ability to regenerate the intervertebral disc54
What is the biologic basis of lumbar DD and it be reversed?10
A novel method of directing the sagittal placement of thoracic pedicle screws without intraoperative imaging in scoliosis patients28
Fresh frozen intervertebral disc allografting in a bipedal animal model45
Hif-3α fine-tunes extracellular matrix production in nucleus pulposus cell under hypoxia50
The role of the intervertebral disc niche on embryonic stem cell differentiation and intervertebral disc regeneration43
Segmental angular velocity profile shows different patterns in normal subjects and subjects with L5 isthmic spondylolisthesis: a videofluoroscopic study46
Developmental lumbar spinal stenosis in Southern Chinese: findings from a genome-wide association study70
Paraspinal muscle activities of patients with scoliosis after spine fusion: An electromyographic study50
SURFACE TREATED SHAPE MEMORY MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME86
Family history of low back pain is a significant predictor of pain and disability between extreme stages of lumbar disc degeneration28
Anterior screw fixation of odontoid fractures49
Non-neurologic complications18
Schmorl's nodes of the lumbar spine: prevalence, classification, and associated risk factors53
Identification Of Small Molecule For Treating Intervertebral Disc Degeneration Via Interfering Proteoglycans Catabolic Degradation16
Ultrashort time-to-echo MRI of the cartilaginous endplate: technique and association with intervertebral disc degeneration56
A clinical threshold establishing for classification of low back pain patients who respond to exercise therapy83
A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials assessing the development of adjacent segment disease and other complications between cervical disc arthroplasty and anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at 2 and 4 year follow-up35
Genetic basis of degenerative disc disease47
'Skipped' level degeneration disc disease of the lumbar spine60
Burden of rare variants in ALS genes influences survival in familial and sporadic ALS67
Growth sparing techniques in Early Onset Scoliosis15
Management of osteoporotic spine fractures41
Ultrashort time-to-echo MRI of the cartilaginous endplate: technique and association with intervertebral disc degeneration60
Long-term follow-up of anterior lumbar interbody fusion - the relationship between adjacent segment degeneration and fusion status48
Alternatives to VCR in several spinal deformity12
The future of spinal deformity research10
Bioactive bone cement for spinal surgery: a developmental and an in vitro biomechanical study54
In vitro evaluation of alginate encapsulated adipose-tissue stromal cells for use as injectable bone graft substitute133
Refined Phenotyping of Modic Changes: Imaging biomarkers of prolonged severe low back pain and disability39
Are patterns of lumbar disc degeneration associated with low back pain? New insights based on skipped level disc pathology63
Injectable bioactive bone cement: biomechanical and morphological study46
A short-term retrospective analysis of surgical outcome for cervical spondylotic myelopathy53
Clinical effectiveness of school screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a large population-based retrospective cohort study76
The association of disc degeneration based on magnetic resonance imaging and the presence of low back pain65
The value of radiographs obtained during forced traction under general anaesthesia in predicting flexibility in idiopathic scoliosis with Cobb angles exceeding 60 degree69
Degenerated intervertebral discs contain increased proportion of α-smooth muscle actin positive cells44
Fractures of the thoracolumbar spine55
Modic changes of the lumbar spine: epidemiology and association with MRI phenotypes18
Do contiguous multilevel screws offer added curve correction compared with alternate level screw strategy in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis when curve flexibility is taken into account?92
Incidence of DJK after selective thoracic fusion with low implant density in AIS30
Age-related degeneration of lumbar intervertebral discs in rabbits revealed by deuterium oxide-assisted MRI131
Radiographic assessment of pedicle hook placement48
The association between overweight / obesity and low back pain in adults65
Assessment of scoliosis correction in relation to flexibility using the fulcrum bending correction index76
Curve magnitude, age and body size do not predict spinal flexibility in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a quantitative analysis by in vivo correction force measurements57
Concominant complications in complex spine deformity16
Oxygen plasma treatment to restrain nickel out-diffusion from porous nickel titanium orthopedic materials108
Thoracoscopic spinal surgery, Hong Kong experience40
Enhanced corrosion resistance and cyto-biocompatility of plasma immersion ion implanted (PIII) WE43 magnesium scaffolds for bone tissue engineering88
Fibrotic-like changes in degenerate human intervertebral discs revealed by quantitative proteomic analysis67
Over 20 years of experience of a multidisciplinary programme for rehabilitation of chronic low back pain: factors predicting successful reintegration and return to work16
A semi-flexible spinal instrumentation for unstable thoracolumar spine fractures: an in vitro biomechanical evaluation55
Stimulation of bone formation by local delivery of minerals16
Genitopatellar syndrome54
Can ultrasound be used to measure percutaneous distraction of a magnetically controlled growing rod in patients with early onset scoliosis?22
Management of Early-Onset Scoliosis54
Assessment of glycosaminoglycan distribution in human lumbar intervertebral discs using chemical exchange saturation transfer62
Screening small molecule ihibitors against proteoglycan degradation to control tissue degeneration90
Erratum: Effect of weight-bearing on bone-bonding behavior of strontium-containing hydroxyapatite bone cement (Journal of Biomedical Research. Part A (2007) 83A, (570-576) DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.31294)102
Effect of segmental artery ligation on the blood supply of the thoracic spinal cord during anterior spinal surgery: A quantitative histomorphological fresh cadaver study127
Assessment of scoliosis correction in relation to flexibility using the fulcrum bending correction index78
"Spring-back" closure associated with open-door cervical laminoplasty80
How has genetics altered our understanding of low back pain29
Traditional growing rod and magnetically controlled growing rod treatment of early onset scoliosis: cost-analysis from implantation till maturity44
Chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST) and T2 mapping in subjects with intervertebral disc degeneration43
Baseline MRI characteristics in asymptomatic subjects as predictors for future first-time LBP episode44
In vivo functional analysis of SOX9 by conditional expression of a mutant Sox9, Sox9Y440X, in the notochord73
Decellularization of chondrocyte-encapsulated collagen microspheres65
Assessment of scoliosis correction in relation to flexibility using the fulcrum bending correction index120
Preliminary clinical outcomes of percutaneous kyphoplasty with Sky-bone expander57
Fabrication of micropillar substrates using replicas of alpha-particle irradiated and chemically etched PADC films238
Allelic variation of collagen IX as genetic predispositing factors for degenerative disc disease in Southern Chinese87
The distal radius and ulna classification in assessing skeletal maturity: a simplified scheme and reliability analysis52
Enrichment of committed, chondroitin sulfate-expressing human nucleus pulposus cells over progenitors under alginate encapsulation68
Lumbar Intervertebral Disk Degeneration43
Insertional torque and pullout strength of pedicle screws with or without repositioning: a porcine study30
The molecular and cellular changes underlying increased bone formation in a mouse model with generalized progressive hyperostosis59
Congenital Scoliosis' Overview and Hemivertebra Excision42
Application of high-tech materials for medical use49
A prospective comparison of surgical outcomes of two different surgical techniques in correcting thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis58
Thoracoscopic-assisted anterior release of the spine in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis42
Value of flexibility assessment in the conservative and surgical management of scoliosis16
Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging of normal and degenerative lumbar intervertebral discs29
Parameters in determining whether to stop instrumentation in the lowe thoracic versus to upper thoracic spine22
Nickel release behavior and surface characteristics of porous NiTi shape memory alloy modified by different chemical processes86
Enhancement of PEEK bioactivity by plasma surface modification54
Genetic variation in the Col9A2 gene and its association to intervertebral disc abnormalities in Southern Chinese97
Is the morphology and size of Schmorl's nodes of the lumbar spine related to severity of disc degeneration?80
USES OF TRANSGENIC ANIMALS CONTAINING A TYPE X COLLAGEN MUTANT80
Fusion level determination in AIS62
Cadherin 2 is required for intervertebral disc homeostasis and maintenance of vacuolated phenotype in nucleus pulposus cells151
The fifth cervical nerve root (C5) palsy after cervical Iaminoplasty and posterior fusion with instrumentation (investigation performed at the University of Hong Kong)68
Summary statement: Biomaterials34
Surface treated shape memory materials and methods for making same84
Fracture toughness changes of human thoracolumbar vertebral body under fatigue loading48
Biological repair of degenerative disc disease: fact or fantasy55
Computed tomographic osteometry of Asian lumbar pedicles58
Initial experience in the expansion thoracoplasty for severe congenital scoliosis91
Analysis of lumbar segmental motion by videofluoroscopy in subjects with isthmic spondylolisthesis63
Gene therapy for new bone formation using adeno-associated viral bone morphogenetic protein-2 vectors94
Osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture: The clinical impact of "intravertebral clefts"76
The importance of spinal cord monitoring before and after turning the patients prone for operations57
In vivo new bone formation by direct transfer of adenoviral-mediated bone morphogenetic protein-4 gene94
Technique of surgical correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis16
Pure shear properties of lumbar spinal joints and the effect of tissue sectioning on load sharing.73
In-vitro analysis of gene expressions of osteoblastic cells while exposing to various concentrations of magnesium ions60
Deriving Nucleus Pulposus-like Progenitors from MAP kinase Interference Coupled Chondrogenic Induction in Mesenchymal stem cells29
A Simple Novel Annular Puncture Model of Disc Degeneration in the Mouse Tail90
Correlation between the Compressive Macro-mechanical Properties of the Human Nucleus Pulposus and the Nano Structure of its Individual Collagen Fibrils52
Differential fuctions of cyclooxygenase 1 and 2 in bone repair66
'Skipped' level disc degeneration of the lumbar spine: prevalence and associated risk factors68
Analysis of the Static Protein Profile of Degenerated IVD Indicate Increased Fibrosis-Related Proteins131
Mesenchymal stem cells mediate disk regeneration by suppression of fibrosis in nucleus pulposus119
Curve flexibility and maintenance of curve correction in alternate level pedicle screw fixation in adolescent idiopathic thoracic scoliosis30
Ultrastructure of bonding zone between zone and hydroxyapatite: from histology to nano-scale observations54
Mutations in collagen IX as genetic predisposing factors for degenerative disc disease in Southern Chinese102
Reliability of Rod lengthening, Thoracic and Spino-Pelvic Measurements on Biplanar Stereoradiography in Patients Treated with Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods72
Reliability of spino-pelvic, thoracic and magnetically controlled growing rod distractions using biplanar stereoradiography34
'Skipped' level disc degeneration of the lumbar spine: prevalence and associated risk factors48
A novel pathway associated with lumbar disc degeneration: a genome-wide association study118
Mutant Sox9 exerts context dependent gain-of-function impact in a campomelic dysplasia mouse model64
In vivo study of enhanced bioactivity of titanium alloy by plasma surface modication65
Does cervical disc arthroplasty reduce adjacent segment disease and other complications in comparison to anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion? A meta analysis of randomized controlled trials54
The TRP2 allele of COL9A2 is an age-dependent risk factor for the development and severity of intervertebral disc degeneration172
"Skipped" level disc degeneration of the lumbar spine: new insights on the etiology & clinical relevance association with disc degeneration53
Management of spinal metastasis38
Oxygen and sodium plasma-implanted nickel-titanium shape memory alloy: a novel method to promote hydroxyapatite formation and suppress nickel leaching97
Plasma-modified polyetheretherketone for orthopaedic applications: bulk and surface mechanical characterisations80
Treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using Texas Scottish Rite Hospital instrumentation60
Protein Expression Profiles of the Intervertebral Disc57
Architectural and mechanical properties of cancellous bone with strontium treatment in osteoporotic goats78
The safety and efficacy of a remotely distractible, magnetic controlled growing rod (MCGR) for the treatment of scoliosis in children: a prospective case series with minimum two year follow-up161
Duel: Why I use nagivation vs why I don't45
Induction of osteo-chondroprogenitors formation during transcription factor-mediated reprogramming processes57
Comparative sagittal plane correction after anterior single rod versus dual rod instrumentation in idiopathic thoracolumbar and lumbar scoliosis46
Lessons learnt from the HK Degenerative Disc Disease Cohort9
Lessions learnt from the HKU degenerative disc disease cohort: implications for intervertebral disc repair and regeneration50
Shape memory material and method of making the same71
Generation of an osteochondral interface using rabbit mesenchymal stem cells and collagen gel38
Prediction of sagittal correction in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with use of the lateral fulcrum bending radiograph55
Mechanical properties of interfaces between bone and strontium-containing hydroxyapatite bone cement under non- and weight-bearing conditions by nanoindentation79
Back muscle contraction patterns of patients with low back pain before and after rehabilitation treatment: An electromyographic evaluation108
SNP-SNP interaction in intervertebral disc disease with genes in the Aggrecan Degradation Pathway81
Long term and end of treatment results of magnetically controlled growing rods for early onset scoliosis9
Performance Characteristics of a Novel Handheld Web-Based Device for 3D Topographical Detection and Assessment of Scoliosis35
Erratum: Surgical treatment of acute TB spondylitis: Indications and outcomes (European Spine Journal DOI: 10.1007/s00586-012-2455-0)72
Authors' reply45
SHAPE MEMORY MATERIAL AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME69
Protein and Gene Expression Profiles of the Intervertebral Disc51
A multidisciplinary functional restoration program for patients with chronic back pain61
The use of a modified fulcrum for fulcrum bending radiographs: a technical note49
Formation of titanium nitride barrier layer in nickel-titanium shape memory alloys by nitrogen plasma immersion ion implantation for better corrosion resistance141
Nickel release behavior, cytocompatibility, and superelasticity of oxidized porous single-phase NiTi97
Classification of Schmorl's nodes of the lumbar spine and association with disc degeneration: a large-scale population-based MRI study36
Nickel suppression in Ni-Ti alloys by plasma immersion ion implantation surface treatment: New materials for orthopaedic implantation89
Effects of mechanical loading on the survival of endogenous disc cells in an ex vivo whole-disc organ culture system59
A link of disc degeneration to increased myofibroblast and fibrocyte-like activity9
Costs of school scoliosis screening: a large population based study76
Phenotype profiling of Modic changes of the lumbar spine and its association with other MRI phenotypes: a large-scale population-based study49
Developing a photochemically crosslinked collagen plug to solve the cell leakage problem for intradiscal injection of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)48
Characterisation and animal experiment of bioactive bone cement69
Insight into the molecular pathogenesis of campomelic dysplasia revealed by a conditional Sox9 mutant mouse model75
Mean 6-year follow-up of magnetically controlled growing rod patients with early onset scoliosis51
Early onset scoliosis treated by magnetically controlled growing rods: mid- to long-term follow-up and analysis of 5 graduates19
Post-infectious spinal deformity11
Developmental spinal stenosis in the Chinese population: presence in patients and redefining critical values on MRI34
Mapping the SRS-22r questionnaire onto the EQ-5D-5L utility score in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis158
Biomechanical properties of cryopreserved interveretebral discs64
A novel magnesium-based bone substitutes: an alternative to autologous bone grafting to treat large bone defects51
A simple and effective method for directing the sagittal placement of thoracic pedicle screws without intraoperative imaging45
The effect of post-operative complications in complex adult spinal deformity surgery on surgical outcomes: an international, large-scale, prospective multi-center study45
Quantitative evaluation of diffusion tensor imaging at 3T in the human lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration59
En bloc resection86
Educating Spine Surgeons7
Epidemiology, determinants, and functional status of sciatica: a large-scale population-based study in Chinese47
Systematic Study of Cell Isolation from Bovine Nucleus Pulposus: Improving Cell Yield and Experiment Reliability43
Assessment of scoliosis correction in relation to flexibility using the fulcrum bending correction index73
The use of Scolioscan to monitor scoliotic curves in one Osteogenesis Imperfecta patient during halo traction: a case report44
Who is my ideal patient f or MAGEC12
In vivo functional analysis of SOX9 by conditional expression of a mutant SOX9, SOx9Y440X70
Key-vertebral screw technique (KVST): an alternative surgical strategy for main thoracic curve correction in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis66
Therapeutic potential of a novel small molecule in modifying lumbar disc degeneration14
Tissue engineering of intervertebral disc17
Prediction of lumbar spinal stenosis in Chinese: findings from a genome-wide association study84
A novel surface modified biodegradable metallic material for orthopaedic implantation69
Conservative treatment for idiopathic scoliosis and magnetic growing rod in early onset scoliosis65
Development of decellularized intervertebral disc scaffold for tissue engineering61
Matrix remodeling during intervertebral disc growth and degeneration detected by multichromatic FAST staining (Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry (2009) 57, (3), (249-256))89
Superelastic rods: the future of scoliosis curve correction53
Tuberculosis of the hip joint60
Abnormal expression of hypoxia inducible factor alpha subunits in progressive cases of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: implication of environmental oxygen tension as emphasizing factor for curve progression17
Reduction of disc space distraction after anterior lumbar interbody fusion with autologous iliac crest graft85
Comparative Outcomes of Monthly Versus Three-Monthly Distraction Protocols for Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods8
Improvement of osteoblast attachment and growth on PEEK by water and ammonia plasma surface treatment47
Next generation of growth-sparing techniques: preliminary clinical results of a magnetically controlled growing rod in 14 patients with early-onset scoliosis35
Improving corrosion resistance and biocompatibility of WE43 magnesium alloy by custom made dual plasma implantation38
Genome-wide association study of Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)153
Epidemiology and risk factors associated with Lumbosacral Juvenile Degenerative Disc Disease (JDDD)91
The use of a mouse model to understand the pathogenesis of campomelic dysplasia caused by the human mutation, Sox9Y440X52
Bioactive and osteoprorotic bone cement89
Sacral screw fixations with bone cement augmentation - a biomechanical and morphological study51
Identifying small molecules for regulating proteoglycan metabolism in cartilaginous tissues40
The Significance Of Clunking With Magnetically Controlled Growing Rod Distractions23
Functionalized Polymeric Membrane with Enhanced Mechanical and Biological Properties to Control the Degradation of Magnesium Alloy49
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Decellularized bovine intervertebral disc as a natural scaffold for xenogenic cell studies133
Pre-operative monitoring of halo-traction for Osteogenesis Imperfecta patients with scoliosis using radiation-free 3D ultrasound Scolioscan104
Delivering mesenchymal stem cells in collagen microsphere carriers to rabbit degenerative disc - Reduced risk of osteophyte formation.97
Activating the unfolded protein response in osteocytes causes hyperostosis consistent with craniodiaphyseal dysplasia60
A multidisciplinary functional restoration program for patients with chronic back pain77
Strategy for posterior approaches81
Skipped level disc degeneration of the lumbar spine: prevalence, risk factors, and clinical relevance44
Characteristics and mechanical properties of acrylolpamidronate-treated strontium containing bioactive bone cement125
The application of 3D Printing in managing complex deformity in Osteogenesis Imperfecta34
Fabrication of multicomponent tissue-like constructs-toward spinal motion segment tissue engineering85
A randomized controlled trial assessing the safety and efficacy of a novel superelastic rod in comparison to conventional titanium rod for scoliosis curve correction47
Genome-wide association study of Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)101
Cell quantity and degenerative stage dependent effect of allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells on regeneration of intervertebral disc72
Surface mechanical properties, corrosion resistance, and cytocompatibility of nitrogen plasma-implanted nickel-titanium alloys: A comparative study with commonly used medical grade materials126
IDENTIFICATION OF S6 KINASE ACTIVATION IN INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DEGENERATION6
Understanding the Basis of Genetic Studies: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis as an Example99
A practical classification of the distal radius and ulna radiograph for assessing skeletal maturity45
Rabbit articular cartilage repair using collagen-mesenchymal stem cell microspheres89
'Skipped' level disc degeneration of the lumbar spine70
A large-scale population-based study of modic changes of the lumbar spine49
Clinical effectiveness of school screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a large population-based retrospective cohort study80
Fusion level selection in AIS45
Effect of severity of intervertebral disc injury on mesenchymal stem cell-based regeneration91
Augmentation of intertransverse spinal fusion in primates using OP-172
Infective spondylitis in Southern Chinese: a descriptive and comparative study of 91 cases50
Impact of school screening on scoliosis treatment - a 5 year prospective longitudinal study on 724 students59
Spontaneous rotational correction secondary to coronal curve correction in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis80
Definitely prove of the effectiveness of thoracoscopic anterior spinal release in idiopathic thoracic scoliosis using fulcrum bending radiograph36
Assessment of scoliosis correction in relation to flexibility, the fulcrum bending correction index52
Young Investigator Award Winner: Spinal Flexibility Increase after Chymopapain Injection Is Dose Dependent: A Possible Alternative to Anterior Release in Scoliosis111
Treatment of stiff thoracic scoliosis by thoracoscopic anterior release combined with posterior instrumentation and fusion63
Odontoid screw fixation in Chinese47
Preparation and cell-materials interactions of plasma sprayed strontium-containing hydroxyapatite coating95
Temperature-responsive tungsten doped vanadium dioxide thin film starves bacteria to death21
A population-based cohort study of 394,401 children followed for 10 years exhibits sustained effectiveness of scoliosis screening87
Early Onset Scoliosis - Treatment Options16
Chondrocytes survive ER stress caused by unfolded proteins via re-programming72
Pigmented villonodular synovitis of the ankle: Correlation of MRI and operative findings90
Improvement of Corrosion Resistance of NiTi Orthopedic Materials by Carbon Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation66
Psychometric validation of the EuroQoL 5-Dimension 5-Level (EQ-5D-5L) in Chinese patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis164
Two subtypes of intervertebral disc degeneration distinguished by large-scale population-based study88
The predictive value of the fulcrum bending radiograph in spontaneous apical vertebral derotation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis92
Age-period-cohort analysis of the need of surgery in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis47
Do contiguous multilevel screws offer added curve correction over alternate level screw strategy in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients when curve flexibility is taken into account ?41
Corrosion resistance of NiTi after nitrogen, oxygen, and hydrogen plasma immersion ion implantation45
Anterior approach to the cervicothoracic junction by unilateral or bilateral manubriotomy: A report of five cases65
Expression of the TRP2 allele of COL9A2 leads to alterations in the mechanical properties of human intervertebral discs65
Radiographic assessment of pedicle hook placement89
Genetics of disc degeneration107
Correlation between the nano-structure and macro-mechanics of human nucleus pulposus105
Human nucleus pulposus contains multilineage-differentiating stress-enduring -like progenitor cells45
The role of the pineal gland in the development of scoliosis in chicken and primate models73
The effects of cyclooxygenase-2 selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in fracture repair46
In vitro chondrogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells in collagen microspheres: Influence of cell seeding density and collagen concentration132
New Bone Formation by Injected With Osteogenic Cells Confined in Sodium Alginate Microcapsules73
Study of enhanced corrosion resistance and biocompatibility by plasma implantation of nickel-titanium alloys: An in-vitro and surface chemical analysis54
Percutaneous balloon dilatation and ureteral stenting for tuberculous renal infundibular and ureteral strictures63
腰椎前路椎間自體骨植骨后椎間隙高度變化的研究52
A novel method for gradual scoliosis correction using the superelastic effect of nickel titanium alloys62
Fixation device74
Samartzis et al. respond31
"Skipped” level disc degeneration of the lumbar spine: new insights on the etiology & clinical relevance association with disc degeneration71
3D-Printed spinal orthosis in management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a randomized controlled trial8
Intervertebral disc degeneration: new inslights based on the HK dgenerative disc disease cohort7
Is there a better alternative to a randomized control design for assessing the efficacy and effectiveness of bracing in AiS?58
Alterations of surface mechanics of nickel titanium shape memory alloys after plasma surface treatment159
Imaging features in tuberculosis of the extremities54
Intraoperative correction force measurement in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis56
Allogeneic intervertebral disc transplantation: Results of pre-clinical and clinical studies71
The effect of severity of degeneration on intervertebral disc regeneration by autologous mesenchymal stem cells61
Abnormal chondrocyte differentiation in transgenic mice expressing a Schmid metaphyseal chondrodysplasia Col10a1 mutation84
The relationship between disc degeneration, low back pain, and human pain genetics90
Pathological ER stress impairs osteocyte maturation causing hyperostosis in mice62
Micro-architectural and nano-mechanical properties of trabecular bone with strontium treatment in large animal model of osteoporosis74
Relationship between magnetic resonance imaging changes of the lumbar spine and low back pain: a magnetic resonance imaging study of 1043 population-based subjects44
Linkage analysis on familial early-onset degenerative disc disease111
Patterns of disc degeneration of the lumbar spine and their clinical relevance: evidence suggesting a unique mechanism associated with low back pain49
Unraveling the role of type X collagen during fracture repair56
Intervening intervertebral disc degeneration by small molecules that positively modulate proteoglycan production59
BIOENGINEERED INTERVERTEBRAL DISCS AND METHODS FOR THEIR PREPARATION128
Disc degeneration in young individuals and its association with overweight, low back pain, and diminished functional status48
Perioperative complications and the scoli-risk data11
Effect of weight-bearing on bone-bonding behavior of strontium-containing hydroxyapatite bone cement145
The application of fulcrum bending correction index (FBCI) in comparing the efficacy of four instrumentations in scoliosis correction75
Primary thoracolumbar scoliosis in pinealectomised chickens46
Precisely controlled delivery of magnesium ions thru sponge-like monodisperse PLGA/nano-MgO-alginate core-shell microsphere device to enable in-situ bone regeneration56
Myofibroblast differentiation in disc degeneration: a possible contribution of local and non-local cells39
Accuracy and Utility of School Screening for Scoliosis in Hong Kong117
3D Porous Polycaprolactone-based Magnesium Scaffold for Bone Tissue Engineering43
Predictive factors for neurological deterioration after surgical decompression for thoracic ossified yellow ligament30
The effect of mesenchymal stem cells in stimulating intervertebral disc cells: a comparative study towards disc regeneration41
Proteoglycan profile and level-specific imaging biomarkers of lumbar disc displacement48
Thoracoscopic assisted anterior release of spine42
Ciculating CCL5/RANTES: a potential biomarker for human intervertebral disc degeneration33
Principles in the management of syndromal spinal deformities.12
Tuberculosis of the Spine: What New Treatment Modalities and Surgical Techniques Have Been Developed to Address Acute and Chronic Infections?9
Aetiology of intervertebral disc degeneration: implications on motion preservation and regeneration8
Disc cell responses to the local environment of degenerated and non-degenerated intervertebral disc tissue40
Intervertebral disc degeneration on MRI is associated with low back pain: a population-based study55
Efficacy of Postoperative Pain Management Using Continuous Local Anesthetic Infusion at the Iliac Crest Bone Graft Site in Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Parallel, Double-Blinded, Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial67
Fulcrum相预测术后三维矫形效果及内置物密度39
Revision surgery success rate after complications in spinal surgery21
Correction for concentration overestimation of nucleic acids with phenol47
Visualization of lumbar muscle contraction synergy using surface electrography(sEMG) streaming topography58
Mechanical testing of a smart spinal implant locking mechanism based on nickel-titanium alloy110
Improvement of corrosion resistance and biocompatibility of WE43 magnesium alloy treated by titanium and oxygen dual plasma implantation45
Bone and cartilage repair48
Modic changes of the lumbar spine: prevalence, risk factors, and association with disc degeneration and low back pain in a large-scale population-based cohort43
Improvement of surface properties of orthopedic nickel-titanium shape memory alloys by nitrogen plasma immersion ion implantation64
Back muscle electromyographic changes in rehabilitation of occupational low back pain63
Impact of activating ADAMTS-5 in cartilage-related degenerative disorders63
Thoracoscopic anterior release for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis38
Fusion Level Determination in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis52
A ramdomized controlled trial assessing the safety and efficacy of a novel superelastic rod in comparison to conventional titanium rod for scoliosis curve correction70
In vivo plasticity in terminal differentiation of hypertrophic chondrocytes induced by ER stress.60
Enhancement of cell adhesion and proliferation on polyetheretherketone by using plasma surface modification46
Histological and reference system for the analysis of mouse intervertebral disc78
The effect of segmental artery ligation on the blood supply of spinal cord - a cadaver study41
Iliac fixation17
Generation of an osteochondral interface using rabbit mesenchymal stem cells and collagen gel60
Surgical techniques37
Accurancy and utility of school screening for scoliosis in Hong Kong107
Abnormal regulation of cartilage and bone growth in transgenic mice expressing a collagen X SMCD mutation76
Foxa2 minimal notochord enhancer element mediates Cre expression in the node and notochord88
Psychometric Validation of the Traditional Chinese Version of the Early Onset Scoliosis-24 Item Questionnaire (EOSQ-24)131
In vitro gene transfer of BMP-2 and BMP-4 expression vector52
Juvenile degenerative disc disease of the lumbar spine: epidemiology, risk factors and clinical relevance89
Efficacy of intraoperative monitoring and increased signal intensity of the spinal cord on MRI for geriatric patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy undergoing surgical treatment - a retrospective study43
Abnormal regulation of cartilage and bone growth in transgenic mice expressing mutant collagen X73
Spring-back closure of expansive open-door laminoplasty using the Hirabayashi technique: a long-term follow-up study60
Association studies of intervertebral disc disease with genes in the aggrecan degradation pathway77
Novel plasma modified shape memory materials for orthopaedic implantation57
A novel approach to gradual correction of severe spinal deformity in pediatric patient using the magnetically-controlled growing rod30
Gradual correction of scoliosis by the use of superelastic alloy rod: phase II mechanical test61
Prevalence of intervertebral disc degeneration: a MRI study of 769 volunteers85
Using EMG to evaluate muscle functions in patients with low back pain (LBP) syndromes74
Nickel ion level in scoliotic patients implanted with nitrogen plasma surface modified nickel-titanium superelastic spinal implant94
Assessment of spinal flexibility in scoliosis by the hinged bending radiograph46
Surface and corrosion characteristics of carbon plasma implanted and deposited nickel-titanium alloy93
The effect of excision of the posterior arch of C1 on C1/C2 fusion using transarticular screws115
BIOACTIVE AND OSTEOPROROTIC BONE CEMENT112
Fate and properties of notochordal descendent cells in the intervertebral disc: implicationto disc degeneration81
Bioactive And Osteoporotic Bone Cement84
Device For Correcting Spinal Deformities110
Production of a natural disc scaffold for intervertebral disc tissue engineering68
Acromial arch shape: comparison between outlet-view radiographs and reconstructed C.T. images56
The role of the pineal gland in the causation of scoliosis: a bipedal rhesus monkey model46
Back muscle electromyographic evidence for rehabilitation of occupational low back pain69
Modic changes of the lumbar spine in Southern Chinese54


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