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Joseph H Schwab, M.D.

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Connection Strength

4.681
  1. Practice Variation Within a Single Institution in Management of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis. Clin Spine Surg. 2022 Mar 07.
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    Score: 0.248
  2. Development of machine learning and natural language processing algorithms for preoperative prediction and automated identification of intraoperative vascular injury in anterior lumbar spine surgery. Spine J. 2021 10; 21(10):1635-1642.
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    Score: 0.217
  3. Can natural language processing provide accurate, automated reporting of wound infection requiring reoperation after lumbar discectomy? Spine J. 2020 10; 20(10):1602-1609.
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    Score: 0.216
  4. Predicting prolonged opioid prescriptions in opioid-naïve lumbar spine surgery patients. Spine J. 2020 06; 20(6):888-895.
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    Score: 0.213
  5. Natural language processing for automated detection of incidental durotomy. Spine J. 2020 05; 20(5):695-700.
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    Score: 0.213
  6. Discharge Disposition After Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. World Neurosurg. 2019 Dec; 132:e14-e20.
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    Score: 0.209
  7. Development of machine learning algorithms for prediction of prolonged opioid prescription after surgery for lumbar disc herniation. Spine J. 2019 11; 19(11):1764-1771.
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    Score: 0.205
  8. Sagittal spinal parameters after en bloc resection of mobile spine tumors. Spine J. 2019 10; 19(10):1606-1612.
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    Score: 0.204
  9. Practice Variation Among Surgeons Treating Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in a Single Institution. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 04 01; 44(7):510-516.
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    Score: 0.202
  10. Development of a machine learning algorithm predicting discharge placement after surgery for spondylolisthesis. Eur Spine J. 2019 Aug; 28(8):1775-1782.
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    Score: 0.202
  11. Machine learning for prediction of sustained opioid prescription after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Spine J. 2019 06; 19(6):976-983.
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    Score: 0.200
  12. Development of machine learning algorithms for prediction of discharge disposition after elective inpatient surgery for lumbar degenerative disc disorders. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 11 01; 45(5):E6.
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    Score: 0.196
  13. Variation in costs among surgeons for lumbar spinal stenosis. Spine J. 2018 09; 18(9):1584-1591.
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    Score: 0.187
  14. Comparison of Decompression With and Without Fusion for Patients With Synovial Facet Cysts. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Dec; 30(10):E1399-E1404.
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    Score: 0.184
  15. Spinal cord injury after traumatic spine fracture in patients with ankylosing spinal disorders. J Neurosurg Spine. 2017 Dec; 27(6):709-716.
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    Score: 0.182
  16. The prevalence of spinal epidural lipomatosis on magnetic resonance imaging. Spine J. 2017 07; 17(7):969-976.
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    Score: 0.175
  17. The influence of adjacent level disc disease on discectomy outcomes. Eur Spine J. 2016 Jan; 25(1):230-234.
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    Score: 0.158
  18. Allogeneic blood transfusions and postoperative infections after lumbar spine surgery. Spine J. 2015 May 01; 15(5):901-9.
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    Score: 0.152
  19. Response to Assessing impacts of gender on adverse postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture surgery. Osteoporos Int. 2022 Apr; 33(4):947-948.
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    Score: 0.062
  20. Surgical Intervention is Associated With Improvements in the ASIA Impairment Scale in Gunshot-induced Spinal Injuries of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine. Clin Spine Surg. 2022 Mar 10.
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    Score: 0.062
  21. Open epidural blood patch to augment durotomy repair in lumbar spine surgery: surgical technique and cohort study. Spine J. 2021 12; 21(12):2010-2018.
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    Score: 0.059
  22. Osteoporosis is under recognized and undertreated in adult spinal deformity patients. J Spine Surg. 2021 Mar; 7(1):1-7.
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    Score: 0.058
  23. Vancomycin-impregnated calcium sulfate beads compared with vancomycin powder in adult spinal deformity patients undergoing thoracolumbar fusion. N Am Spine Soc J. 2021 Mar; 5:100048.
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    Score: 0.057
  24. Laminoplasty-an underutilized procedure for cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Spine J. 2021 04; 21(4):571-577.
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    Score: 0.056
  25. Development of prediction models for clinically meaningful improvement in PROMIS scores after lumbar decompression. Spine J. 2021 03; 21(3):397-404.
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    Score: 0.056
  26. Surgeon-level variance in achieving clinical improvement after lumbar decompression: the importance of adequate risk adjustment. Spine J. 2021 03; 21(3):405-410.
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    Score: 0.056
  27. Disk Area Is a More Reliable Measurement Than Anteroposterior Length in the Assessment of Lumbar Disk Herniations: A Validation Study. Clin Spine Surg. 2020 10; 33(8):E381-E385.
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    Score: 0.056
  28. Males Have Higher Rates of Peri-operative Mortality Following Surgery for Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture. Osteoporos Int. 2021 Apr; 32(4):699-704.
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    Score: 0.056
  29. Osteoporosis increases the likelihood of revision surgery following a long spinal fusion for adult spinal deformity. Spine J. 2021 01; 21(1):134-140.
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    Score: 0.056
  30. Age Is Just a Number: Patient Age Does Not Affect Outcome Following Surgery for Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures. Global Spine J. 2021 Sep; 11(7):1083-1088.
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    Score: 0.055
  31. Laminoplasty versus laminectomy and fusion for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a cost analysis. Spine J. 2020 11; 20(11):1770-1775.
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    Score: 0.055
  32. Caudal Lumbar Disc Herniations Are More Likely to Require Surgery for Symptom Resolution. Global Spine J. 2021 Apr; 11(3):359-364.
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    Score: 0.054
  33. Does Size Matter? An Analysis of the Effect of Lumbar Disc Herniation Size on the Success of Nonoperative Treatment. Global Spine J. 2020 Oct; 10(7):881-887.
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    Score: 0.052
  34. DEXA sensitivity analysis in patients with adult spinal deformity. Spine J. 2020 02; 20(2):174-180.
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    Score: 0.052
  35. Serum albumin levels predict which patients are at increased risk for complications following surgical management of acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures. Spine J. 2019 11; 19(11):1796-1802.
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    Score: 0.051
  36. The effect of short (2-weeks) versus long (6-weeks) post-operative restrictions following lumbar discectomy: a prospective randomized control trial. Eur Spine J. 2017 03; 26(3):905-912.
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    Score: 0.043
  37. Is There an Association of Epidural Corticosteroid Injection With Postoperative Surgical Site Infection After Surgery for Lumbar Degenerative Spine Disease? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Oct 01; 41(19):1542-1547.
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    Score: 0.043
  38. Comparison of Intrawound Vancomycin Utility in Posterior Instrumented Spine Surgeries Between Patients With Tumor and Nontumor Patients. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Oct 15; 40(20):1586-92.
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    Score: 0.040
  39. Utility of Flexion-Extension Radiographs in Lumbar Spondylolisthesis: A Prospective Study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Aug 15; 40(16):E929-35.
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    Score: 0.039
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