Division of Spine and Peripheral Nerve Surgery at Stanford

Spine and Peripheral Nerve Surgery - Publications


Impact of bone morphogenetic proteins on frequency of revision surgery, use of autograft bone, and total hospital charges in surgery for lumbar degenerative disease: review of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample from 2002 to 2008. Spine Journal Dagostino, P. R., Whitmore, R. G., Smith, G. A., Maltenfort, M. G., Ratliff, J. K. 2014; 14 (1): 20-30


Revision rates and complication incidence in single- and multilevel anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedures: an administrative database studyThe Spine Journal. Veeravagu, A., Cole, T., Jiang, B., Ratliff, J. K. 2013

Electrical stimulation following spinal cord injury. In: Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury Creasey GH, Chapter 47, edited by Fehlings M, Vaccaro A, Rossignol S, Burns A and Ditunno J. Thieme, 1st edition 2013

Combined SCI and TBI: Recovery of forelimb function after unilateral cervical spinal cord injury (SCI) is retarded by contralateral traumatic brain injury (TBI), and ipsilateral TBI balances the effects of SCI on paw placement. Inoue T, Lin A, Ma X, McKenna SL, Creasey GH, Manley GT, Ferguson AR, Bresnahan JC,Beattie MS. Experimental Neurology:248c:136-47, 2013

Electrical stimulation modulates Wnt signaling and regulates genes for the motor endplate and calcium binding in muscle of rats with spinal cord transection. Wu Y, Collier L, Qin W, Creasey G, Bauman WA, Jarvis J, Cardozo C.BMC Neuroscience:14(1):81, 2013

The central nervous system (CNS)-independent anti-bone-resorptive activity of muscle contraction and the underlying molecular and cellular signatures. Qin W, Sun L, Cao J, Peng Y, Collier L, Wu Y, Creasey G, Li J, Qin Y, Jarvis J, Bauman WA, Zaidi M, Cardozo C.The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2013;288(19):13511-21

Consistency among musculoskeletal models: caveat utilitor. Wagner DW, Stepanyan V, Shippen JM, DeMers MS, Gibbons RS, Andrews BJ, Creasey GH, Beaupre GS.Ann Biomed Eng 41(8): 1787-1799, 2013

Immunohistochemical, Ultrastructural and Functional Analysis of Axonal Regeneration through Peripheral Nerve Grafts Containing Schwann Cells Expressing BDNF, CNTF or NT3. PloS one Godinho M. J., Teh L., Pollett M. A., Goodman D., Hodgetts S. I., Sweetman I., Walters M., Verhaagen J., Plant G. W., Harvey A. R. 2013; 8 (8)

Human Mesenchymal Precursor Cells (Stro-1(+)) From Spinal Cord Injury Patients Improve Functional Recovery and Tissue Sparing in an Acute Spinal Cord Injury Rat Model CELL TRANSPLANTATION Hodgetts S. I., Simmons P. J., Plant G. W. 2013; 22 (3): 393-412

Magnetic field directed fabrication of conducting polymer nanowires. Chemical communications (Cambridge, England) Ho D., Peerzade S. A., Becker T., Hodgetts S. I., Harvey A. R., Plant G. W., Woodward R. C., Luzinov I., St Pierre T. G., Iyer K. S. 2013; 49 (64): 7138-40

A comparison of the behavioral and anatomical outcomes in sub-acute and chronic spinal cord injury models following treatment with human mesenchymal precursor cell transplantation and recombinant decorin.Experimental neurology Hodgetts S. I., Simmons P. J., Plant G. W. 2013

Systematic Review of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology as a Potential Clinical Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury CELL TRANSPLANTATION Kramer A. S., Harvey A. R., Plant G. W., Hodgetts S. I. 2013; 22 (4): 571-617



Patient comorbidity score predicting the incidence of perioperative complications: assessing the impact of comorbidities on complications in spine surgery Clinical article JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE Campbell, P. G., Yadla, S., Nasser, R., Malone, J., Maltenfort, M. G., Ratliff, J. K. 2012; 16 (1): 37-43

Functional electrical stimulation for bladder, bowel and sexual function. In: Handbook of Clinical Neurology. Creasey GH & Craggs MD, Chapter 15, pp. 247-257, Vol. 109, Spinal Cord Injury, edited by Verhaagen J and McDonald JW, Elsevier, 3rd edition, 2012

A microfluidic device to investigate axon targeting by limited numbers of purified cortical projection neuron subtypes.*Tharin S, *Kothapalli CR, Ozdinler PH, Pasquina L, Chung S, Varner J, DeValence S, Kamm R, Macklis JD. Integr Biol (Camb). 2012 Nov;4(11):1398-405. doi: 10.1039/c2ib20019h. PubMed PMID: 23034677; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3508722.

Cervical spine arthroplasty: fact or fiction: the absence of need for arthroplasty.Tharin S, Benzel EC. Clin Neurosurg. 2012;59:82-90. Review. PubMed PMID: 22960518.

Changes in mRNA Expression of Class 3 Semaphorins and Their Receptors in the Adult Rat Retino-Collicular System after Unilateral Optic Nerve Injury INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE Sharma A., Pollett M. A., Plant G. W., Harvey A. R. 2012; 53 (13): 8367-8377

Scaffolds to promote spinal cord regeneration. Handbook of clinical neurology Sakiyama-Elbert S., Johnson P. J., Hodgetts S. I., Plant G. W., Harvey A. R. 2012; 109: 575-594

Embryonic-derived olfactory ensheathing cells remyelinate focal areas of spinal cord demyelination more efficiently than neonatal or adult derived cells. Cell transplantation Coutts D. J., Humphries C. E., Zhao C., Plant G. W., Franklin R. J. 2012


Geographic variation and regional trends in adoption of endovascular techniques for cerebral aneurysms.JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY Smith, G. A., Dagostino, P., Maltenfort, M. G., Dumont, A. S., Ratliff, J. K. 2011; 114 (6): 1768-1777

Neuromuscular electrical stimulation in spinal cord injury.  In: Spinal Cord Medicine. Nemunaitis G, Creasey GH, DiMarco AF, Kobetic R, Triolo R, Kilgore K.  Chapter 25, edited by Nash M, Kirshblum S, Campagnolo DI, DeLisa JA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2nd edition, 2011

Olfactory ensheathing glia: Repairing injury to the mammalian visual system EXPERIMENTAL NEUROLOGY Plant G. W., Harvey A. R., Leaver S. G., Lee S. V. 2011; 229 (1): 99-108


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