Here's some of the new knowledge we've created over the years.

1.     Predicting pathological fracture in femoral metastases using a clinical CT scan based algorithm: A case-control study. Janssen SJ, Paulino Pereira NR, Meijs TA, Bredella MA, Ferrone ML, van Dijk CN, Bramer JAM, Lozano-Calderón SA, Schwab JH. J Orthop Sci. 2017 Nov 8. pii: S0949-2658(17)30282-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jos.2017.10.004

2.     Management of metastatic humeral fractures: Variations according to orthopedic subspecialty, tumor characteristics. Janssen SJ, Bramer JAM, Guitton TG, Hornicek FJ, Schwab JH. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2017 Dec 14. pii: S1877-0568(17)30356-0. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2017.11.008

3.     Quality of life after resection of a chordoma of the mobile spine. Schwab JH, Janssen SJ, Paulino Pereira NR, Chen YLE, Wain JC, DeLaney TF, Hornicek FJ. Bone Joint J. 2017 Jul;99-B(7):979-986. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.99B7.BJJ-2016-1126.R1.

4.     The SORG nomogram accurately predicts 3- and 12-months survival for operable spine metastatic disease: External validation. Paulino Pereira NR, Mclaughlin L, Janssen SJ, van Dijk CN, Bramer JAM, Laufer I, Bilsky MH, Schwab JH. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Jun;115(8):1019-1027. doi: 10.1002/jso.24620.

5.     The prevalence of spinal epidural lipomatosis on magnetic resonance imaging. Theyskens NC, Paulino Pereira NR, Janssen SJ, Bono CM, Schwab JH, Cha TD. Spine J. 2017 Jul;17(7):969-976. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2017.02.010

6.     Are perioperative allogeneic blood transfusions associated with 90-days infection after operative treatment for bone metastases? Paulino Pereira NR, Langerhuizen DW, Janssen SJ, Hornicek FJ, Ferrone ML, Harris MB, Schwab JH. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Dec;114(8):997-1003. doi: 10.1002/jso.24440.

7.     What questionnaires to use when measuring quality of life in sacral tumor patients: the updated sacral tumor survey. van Wulfften Palthe ODR, Janssen SJ, Wunder JS, Ferguson PC, Wei G, Rose PS, Yaszemski MJ, Sim FH, Boland PJ, Healey JH, Hornicek FJ, Schwab JH. Spine J. 2017 May;17(5):636-644. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2016.11.004

8.     Development of a Prognostic Survival Algorithm for Patients with Metastatic Spine Disease.

Paulino Pereira NR, Janssen SJ, van Dijk E, Harris MB, Hornicek FJ, Ferrone ML, Schwab JH.

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Nov 2;98(21):1767-1776.

9.     A comparison of questionnaires for assessing physical function in patients with lower extremity bone metastases. Janssen SJ, Paulino Pereira NR, Raskin KA, Ferrone ML, Hornicek FJ, van Dijk CN, Lozano-Calderón SA, Schwab JH. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Nov;114(6):691-696. doi: 10.1002/jso.24400.

10.  Comparison of Decompression With and Without Fusion for Patients With Synovial Facet Cysts.

van Dijke M, Janssen SJ, Cha TD, Wood KB, Borges LF, Harris MB, Bono CM, Schwab JH. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Dec;30(10):E1399-E1404. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000449.

11.  What Factors are Associated With Quality Of Life, Pain Interference, Anxiety, and Depression in Patients With Metastatic Bone Disease? van der Vliet QM, Paulino Pereira NR, Janssen SJ, Hornicek FJ, Ferrone ML, Bramer JA, van Dijk CN, Schwab JH. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2017 Feb;475(2):498-507. doi: 10.1007/s11999-016-5118-3

12.  The Discrepancy between Patient and Clinician Reported Function in Extremity Bone Metastases. Janssen SJ, van Rein EA, Paulino Pereira NR, Raskin KA, Ferrone ML, Hornicek FJ, Lozano-Calderon SA, Schwab JH. Sarcoma. 2016;2016:1014248. Epub 2016 Sep 20.

13.  Is There an Association of Epidural Corticosteroid Injection With Postoperative Surgical Site Infection After Surgery for Lumbar Degenerative Spine Disease? Hartveldt S, Janssen SJ, Wood KB, Cha TD, Schwab JH, Bono CM, Jenis LG. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Oct 1;41(19):1542-1547.

14.  Outcome after fixation of metastatic proximal femoral fractures: A systematic review of 40 studies. Janssen SJ, Teunis T, Hornicek FJ, van Dijk CN, Bramer JA, Schwab JH. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Sep;114(4):507-19. doi: 10.1002/jso.24345. Epub 2016 Jul 3. Review.

15.  Complications After Surgical Management of Proximal Femoral Metastasis: A Retrospective Study of 417 Patients. Janssen SJ, Kortlever JT, Ready JE, Raskin KA, Ferrone ML, Hornicek FJ, Lozano-Calderon SA, Schwab JH. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Jul;24(7):483-94. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-16-00043.

16.  Metastasectomy, intralesional resection, or stabilization only in the treatment of bone metastases from renal cell carcinoma. Langerhuizen DW, Janssen SJ, van der Vliet QM, Raskin KA, Ferrone ML, Hornicek FJ, Schwab JH, Lozano-Calderón SA. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Aug;114(2):237-45. doi: 10.1002/jso.24284. Epub 2016 May 9.

17.  Among Musculoskeletal Surgeons, Job Dissatisfaction Is Associated With Burnout. van Wulfften Palthe OD, Neuhaus V, Janssen SJ, Guitton TG, Ring D; Science of Variation Group. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Aug;474(8):1857-63. doi: 10.1007/s11999-016-4848-6. Epub 2016 Apr 25.

18.  Are allogeneic blood transfusions associated with decreased survival after surgical treatment for spinal metastases? Paulino Pereira NR, Beks RB, Janssen SJ, Harris MB, Hornicek FJ, Ferrone ML, Schwab JH. Spine J. 2016 Aug;16(8):951-61. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2016.03.043. Epub 2016 Mar 24

19.  Complications after surgery for metastatic humeral lesions. Janssen SJ, van Dijke M, Lozano-Calderón SA, Ready JE, Raskin KA, Ferrone ML, Hornicek FJ, Schwab JH. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Feb;25(2):207-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2015.08.009. Epub 2015 Nov 5.

20.  Sacral Insufficiency Fractures are Common After High-dose Radiation for Sacral Chordomas Treated With or Without Surgery. Osler P, Bredella MA, Hess KA, Janssen SJ, Park CJ, Chen YL, DeLaney TF, Hornicek FJ, Schwab JH. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Mar;474(3):766-72. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4566-5. Epub 2015 Sep 23.

21.  Validation of the Spine Oncology Study Group-Outcomes Questionnaire to assess quality of life in patients with metastatic spine disease. Janssen SJ, Teunis T, van Dijk E, Ferrone ML, Shin JH, Hornicek F, Schwab JH. Spine J. 2017 Jun;17(6):768-776. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2015.07.456. Epub 2015 Aug 5.

22.  2015 Marshall Urist Young Investigator Award: Prognostication in Patients With Long Bone Metastases: Does a Boosting Algorithm Improve Survival Estimates? Janssen SJ, van der Heijden AS, van Dijke M, Ready JE, Raskin KA, Ferrone ML, Hornicek FJ, Schwab JH. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Oct;473(10):3112-21. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4446-z. Epub 2015 Jul 9.

23.  Outcome of operative treatment of metastatic fractures of the humerus: a systematic review of twenty three clinical studies. Janssen SJ, Teunis T, Hornicek FJ, Bramer JA, Schwab JH. Int Orthop. 2015 Apr;39(4):735-46. doi: 10.1007/s00264-014-2584-7. Epub 2014 Nov 16. Review.

24.  Idiopathic tumoral calcinosis-like lesion in the lower cervical spine causing acute central cord syndrome: case report. Al-Sukaini A, Paulino Pereira NR, Yu EW, Chebib I, Bredella MA, Schwab J. J Neurosurg Spine. 2017 Jan;26(1):97-102. doi: 10.3171/2016.6.SPINE151565. Epub 2016 Sep 9.

25.  Factors associated with infection after reconstructive shoulder surgery for proximal humerus tumors. Meijer ST, Paulino Pereira NR, Nota SPFT, Ferrone ML, Schwab JH, Lozano Calderón SA. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 Jun;26(6):931-938. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2016.10.014. Epub 2017 Jan 13.

26.  Primary arthroplasty in healed osteoarticular allograft in patients with history of primary femoral bone tumors. Verbeek BM, Kaiser CL, Paulino Pereira NR, Hornicek FJ, Raskin KA, Schwab JH, LozanoCalderón SA. Surg Oncol. 2017 Dec;26(4):498-505. doi: 10.1016/j.suronc.2017.10.003. Epub 2017 Oct 5.

27.  Modified En Bloc Spondylectomy for Tumors of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine: Surgical Technique and Outcomes. Shah AA, Paulino Pereira NR, Pedlow FX, Wain JC, Yoon SS, Hornicek FJ, Schwab JH. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Sep 6;99(17):1476-1484. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00141.

28.  Prognostic Factors for Failure of Antibiotic Treatment in Patients With Osteomyelitis of the Spine. de Graeff JJ, Paulino Pereira NR, van Wulfften Palthe OD, Nelson SB, Schwab JH. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Sep 1;42(17):1339-1346. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002084.

29.  How Does the Level of Nerve Root Resection in En Bloc Sacrectomy Influence Patient-Reported Outcomes? van Wulfften Palthe OD, Houdek MT, Rose PS, Yaszemski MJ, Sim FH, Boland PJ, Healey JH, Hornicek FJ, Schwab JH. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2017 Mar;475(3):607-616. doi: 10.1007/s11999-016-4794-3.

30.  CSPG4 as a prognostic biomarker in chordoma. Schoenfeld AJ, Wang X, Wang Y, Hornicek FJ, Nielsen GP, Duan Z, Ferrone S, Schwab JH. Spine J. 2016 Jun;16(6):722-7. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2015.11.059. Epub 2015 Dec 9.

31.  Spinal cord injury after traumatic spine fracture in patients with ankylosing spinal disorders. Teunissen FR, Verbeek BM, Cha TD, Schwab JH. J Neurosurg Spine. 2017 Dec;27(6):709-716. doi: 10.3171/2017.5.SPINE1722. Epub 2017 Oct 6.

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