Dear Colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that we bring to you the first issue of The Spine Scholar. This new publication, published by the Seattle Science Foundation in Seattle, Washington, will highlight all aspects of our understanding of the spine and related anatomy and pathology. Our first issue of 2017 includes papers reviewing the details of molecular development of the intervertebral disc, aneurysmal bone cysts of the cervical spine, and complications of sacroiliac screw placement.

We hope that you enjoy this inaugural issue and consider submitting to The Spine Scholar in the future!

Rod J. Oskouian, M.D.

Editor-in-Chief


 
 August 2017

August 2017


Molecular Biology and Interactions in Intervertebral Disc Development, Homeostasis, and Degeneration, with Emphasis on Future Therapies: A Systematic Review

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Cervical Spine Aneurysmal Bone Cysts: A Meta-Analysis of 114 Cases and Comparison of Clinical Features between Pediatric and Adult Patients

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Sacroiliac Screw Fixation: A Systematic Review of Complications and their Causes

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The Split Atlas Anomaly: A Comprehensive Review

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Subacute Combined Degeneration Disguised as Compressive Myelopathy

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Cutaneous Lesions Indicating Occult Spinal Dysraphisms: A Review

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