Norton Leatherman Spine physicians to present at Scoliosis Research Society meeting

Norton Leatherman Spine physicians to present at Scoliosis Research Society meeting

Norton Leatherman Spine physicians have a history of innovation and research in areas such as spine surgery safety, spinal deformities and patient-reported outcomes. As participants in numerous studies and trials, our specialist physicians also offer access to ground-breaking treatments. See a list of current clinical trials.

Congratulations to Norton Leatherman Spine physicians whose abstracts have been accepted for podium presentation at the 2019 Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting held in September in Montreal, Canada.

  • Cost-effectiveness of operative vs. nonoperative treatment of Adult Symptomatic Lumbar Scoliosis an Intent-to-Treat Analysis: Leah Carreon, Steven Glassman, Lurie J, Shaffrey CI, Kelly MP, Baldus CR, Kelly Bratcher, Charles Crawford III, Yanik EL, Bridwell KH.
  • Predicting ASD Surgeries That Exceed Medicare Allowable Payment Thresholds: A Comparison of Hospital Costs to What the Government Will Actually Pay: Jeffrey Gum, Serra-Burriel M,  Line B, Protopsaltis TS, Soroceanu A, Hostin RA , Passias PG, Kelly MP, Burton DC, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Lafage V, Klineberg EO, Kim HJ, Harris AB, Kebaish KM, Schwab FJ, Shay Bess RS, Ames CP.
  • Patient Factors Affect Outcomes in Operative Treatment of Adult Symptomatic Lumbar Scoliosis (ASLS): Kelly MP, Yanik EL, Baldus CR, Shaffrey CI, Lurie JD, Leah Carreon, Boachie-Adjei O, Buchowski JM, Charles Crawford III, Edwards CC, Errico TJ, Steven Glassman, Lenke LG, Lewis SJ, Kim HJ, Koski T, Parent S, Schwab FJ, Smith JS, Bridwell KH.
  • Development and Expanded Validation of an Individualized Preoperative Predictive Risk Calculator for Major Complications Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. A Step Forward to Improve Shared Decision Making in a Value-driven Economy: Pellisé F, Serra-Burriel M, Smith JS, Haddad S, Kelly MP, Vila-Casademunt A, Perez-Grueso FJS, Bess S, Jeffrey Gum, Burton DC, Acaroglu ER, Kleinstueck FS, Lafage V, Obeid I, Schwab FJ, Shaffrey CI, Alanay A, Ames CP, International Spine Study Group, European Spine Study Group.
  • Factors Associated with Chronic Opioid Use in Preoperative Opioid Nonusers Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Harris AB, Neuman BJ, Soroceanu A, Hostin R, Protopsaltis TS, Passias PG, Jeffrey Gum, Gupta MC, Daniels AH, Shaffrey CI, Klineberg EO, Schwab FJ, Bess S, Kebaish KM, International Spine Study Group.
  • Predictive Risk Calculators for Unplanned Readmissions and Reoperations Following Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD) Surgery: Pellisé F, Serra-Burriel M, Smith JS, Haddad S, Kelly MP, Vila-Casademunt A, Perez-Grueso FJS, Bess S, Jeffrey Gum, Burton DC, Acaroglu ER, Kleinstueck FS, Lafage V, Obeid I, Schwab FJ, Shaffrey CI, Alanay A, Ames CP,  International Spine Study Group, European Spine Study Group.
  • Increasing Cost Efficiency in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Identifying Predictors of Lower Total Costs: Passias PG, Brown A, Lafage R, Lafage V, Ames CP, Burton DC, Jeffrey Gum, Hostin R, Kebaish KM, Neuman BJ, Bess S, Line BG, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS, Schwab FJ, Klineberg EO, International Spine Study Group.
  • Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Implant Density in AIS: Results of the Minimize Implants Maximize Outcomes Study: Larson AN, Polly DW, Sponseller PD, Richards BS, Garg S, Labelle H, Weinstein SL, Shah SA, Charles Crawford III, Oetgen ME, Sanders JO, Fletcher ND, Blakemore LC, Brearley AM, Erickson MA, Parent S, Aubin CE, Sucato DJ, Minimize Implants Maximize Outcomes Study Group.
  • Core Outcome Set for Adult Spinal Deformity: An initiative of the Scoliosis Research Society: De Kleuver M, Faraj SSA, Van Hooff ML, Haanstra TM, Wright AK, Polly DW, Steven Glassman.
  • Defining a Surgical Invasiveness Threshold for Major Complications Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Neuman BJ, Harris AB, Klineberg EO, Hostin R, Protopsaltis TS, Passias PG, Jeffrey Gum, Kelly MP, Daniels AH, Ames CP, Shaffrey CI, Kebaish KM, International Spine Study Group.
  • Are We Better at Preventing PJK Today? A Comparison of Incidence 5-7 Years Later: Kim HJ, Yang J, Smith JS, Gupta MC, Passias PG, Jeffrey Gum, Bess S, Ames CP, Shaffrey CI, Klineberg EO, Lafage R, Schwab FJ, Lafage V,  International Spine Study Group.
  • Preop Opioid Use Is Associated with Worse Postop Outcomes and Chronic Opioid Use in Non-Revision Adult Scoliosis Patients: Corroboration of Two Independent Multi-center Studies: Bess S, Line BG, Kelly MP, Baldus C, Ames CP, Burton DC, Yanik EL, Eastlack RK, Gupta MC, Klineberg EO, Kebaish KM, Kim HJ, Jeffrey Gum, Hostin R, Mundis GM, Lafage V, Schwab FJ, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS, Bridwell KH, International Spine Study Group.
  • Preoperative Opioid Therapy Poorly Controls Pain in Non-Revision Adult Spinal Deformity (ASD) and Increases Risk for Chronic Postoperative Opioid Usage: Bess S, Line BG, Kelly MP, Jeffrey Gum, Hostin R, Kebaish KM, Ames CP, Burton DC, Mundis GM, Eastlack RK, Gupta MC, Klineberg EO, Kim HJ, Lafage V, Schwab FJ, Shaffrey CI, Smith JS, International Spine Study Group.
  • Post-op Opioid Cessation in ASD Patients Using Opioids Pre-op is Associated with Improved Outcomes and Satisfaction: Soroceanu A, Jeffrey Gum, Kebaish KM, Harris AB, Gupta MC, Line BG, Protopsaltis TS, Passias PG, Klineberg EO, Bess S, Burton DC, Lafage V, Schwab FJ, Hostin R, International Spine Study Group.

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