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Complications after early versus late mobilization after an incidental durotomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Najjar E, Hassanin M, Komaitis S, Karouni F, Quraishi N. Eur Spine J. 2023 March;32(3):778-786. doi: 10.1007/s00586-023-07526-6. Epub 2023 Jan 7. PMID: 36609888 DOI: 10.1007/s00586-023-07526-6

Vertebral body tethering in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with more than 2 years of follow-up- systematic review and meta-analysis. Vatkar A, Najjar E, Patel M, Quraishi N. Eur Spine J. 2023 Sep;32(9):3047-3057. doi: 10.1007/s00586-07724-2. Epub 2023 Jun 12. PMID: 37306799 DOI: 10.1007/s00586-023-07724-2 

C2 stentoplasty: an alternative to conventional vertebroplasty in the treatment of axis metastatic lesions: a systematic revire with meta-analysis and case series. Najjar E, Rampersad R, Spyridon K, Mardashti A, Tsegaye M. Eur Spine J. 2023 Oct;32(10):3450-3462. doi: 10.1007/s00586-023-07809-y. Epub 2023 Jun 10. PMID: 37300582 DOI: 10.1007/s00586-023-07809-y

Cluneal nerve release: a systematic riview.  Najjar E, Karouni F, Komatitis S, Boszczyk B, Quraishi N. Eur Spine J. 2023 Jan;32(1):1-7. doi: 10.1007/s00586-022-07394-6. Epub 2022 Sep 26. PMID: 36163394 DOI: 10.1007/s00586-022-07394-6

Does kyphoplasty affect the global sagittal alignment in patients with osteoporotic vertebral fractures? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Najjar E, Mardashti A, Komaitis S, Karouni F, Vatkar A, Quraishi N. Eur Spine J. 2023 Jan;32(1):38-45. doi: 10.1007/s00586-022-07479-2. Epub 2022 Dec 5. PMID: 36469131 DOI: 10.1007/s00586-022-07479-2


Pulmonary function after thoracoplasty for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Kumar V, Vatkar AJ, Baburaj V, Najjar E, Bansal P. Eur Spine J. 2022 Nov;31(11):2972-2986. doi:10.1007/s00586-022-07375-9. Epub 2022 Sep 7. PMID: 36069937 DOI: 10.1007/s00586-022-07375-9

The Acute VertEbRal AugmentaTion (AVERT) study: protocol for a randomised controlled, feasibility trial of spinal medial branch nerve block in hospitalised older patients with vertebral fragility fractures. Tan CW, Cameron M, Arlachov Y, Bastounis A, Bishop S, Czernicki M, Drummond A, Fakis A, Pasku D, Sahota O. BMJ Open. 2022 Jun 13;12(6):e059194. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-059194. PMID: 35697440 Free PMC article. 

Association between pre-operative complications, comorbidities, and in-hospital mortality in a hip fracture cohort: a register study in a tertiary hospital in Brazil. de Souza AMF, Macola A, Gumieiro DN, Nicolodi GA, Lima RME, Minicucci MF, Azevedo PS, Sahota O, Lima LHNE. Int Orthop. 2022 Aug;46(8):1873-1880. doi: 10.1007/s00264-022-05443-9. Epub 2022 May 24. PMID: 35608676

Safety of zoledronate in older patients at high risk of fracture with reduced renal function. Sahota A, Barbary R, Cameron M, Stewart AM, Sahota O. Osteoporos Int. 2022 Aug;33(8):1823-1824. doi: 10.1007/s00198-022-06427-6. Epub 2022 May 23. PMID: 35599255 No abstract available.

Assessing the Effectiveness of Bisphosphonates for the Prevention of Fragility Fractures: An Updated Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analyses. Bastounis A, Langley T, Davis S, Paskins Z, Gittoes N, Leonardi-Bee J, Sahota O. JBMR Plus. 2022 Mar 25;6(5):e10620. doi: 10.1002/jbm4.10620. eCollection 2022 May. PMID: 35509636 Free PMC article.

ASSERT (Acute Sacral inSufficiEncy fractuRe augmenTation): randomised controlled, feasibility trial in older people. Ong T, Suazo Di Paola A, Brookes C, Drummond A, Hendrick P, Leighton P, Jones M, Salem K, Quraishi N, Sahota O. BMJ Open. 2022 May 3;12(5):e050535. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050535. PMID: 35504639 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.

Acceptability of, and preferences for, remote consulting during COVID-19 among older patients with two common long-term musculoskeletal conditions: findings from three qualitative studies and recommendations for practice. Paskins Z, Bullock L, Manning F, Bishop S, Campbell P, Cottrell E, Partner GP, Jinks C, Narayanasamy M, Scott IC, Sahota O, Ryan S. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2022 Apr 2;23(1):312. doi: 10.1186/s12891-022-05273-1. PMID: 35366845 Free PMC article.

PERFECTED enhanced recovery pathway (PERFECT-ER) versus standard acute hospital care for people after hip fracture surgery who have cognitive impairment: a feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial. Cross JL, Hammond SP, Shepstone L, Poland F, Henderson C, Backhouse T, Penhale B, Donell S, Knapp M, Lewins D, MacLullich A, Patel M, Sahota O, Smith TO, Waring J, Howard R, Ballard C, Fox C. BMJ Open. 2022 Feb 28;12(2):e055267. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-055267. PMID: 35228288 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.

Comparing medication adherence in patients receiving bisphosphonates for preventing fragility fractures: a comprehensive systematic review and network meta-analysis. Bastounis A, Langley T, Davis S, Paskins Z, Gittoes N, Leonardi-Bee J, Sahota O. Osteoporos Int. 2022 Jun;33(6):1223-1233. doi: 10.1007/s00198-022-06350-w. Epub 2022 Feb 21. PMID: 35188591 Free PMC article. Review.

Poor Attendance for bone densitometry in patients at high risk of subsequent fragility fractures. Sahota A, Desai H, Hershkovica O, Sahota O. J Clin Densitom. 2022 Jul-Sep;25(3):380-383. doi: 10.1016/j.jocd.2021.11.009. Epub 2021 Nov 24. PMID: 34973896






Long-term outcome after surgical treatment of Scheuermann's Kyphosis (SK).
Debnath UK, Quraishi NA, McCarthy MJH, McConnell JR, Mehdian SMH, Shetaiwi A, Grevitt MP, Webb JK.
Spine Deformity 2021. Sep 17. Published Online Ahead of Print


Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS): a meta-analysis and systematic review.

Gadiya AD, Koch JEJ, Patel MS, Shafafy M, Grevitt MP, Quraishi NA

Spine Deformity . 2021 Jul;9(4):893-904.


Rare, post-periodontitis spondylodiscitis caused by Fusobacterium nucleatum in a patient with multiple sclerosis: challenge of diagnosis and treatment.
Pasku D, Shah S, Aly A, Quraishi NA.
BMJ Case Reports . 2021 Mar 18;14(3):e239664.


Malpractice litigation and spinal surgery in the National Health Service: a single tertiary-level centre perspective over 12 years.
Quraishi NA, Shetaiwi A, D'Aquino D, Salem K.
Annals of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England. 2021 Sep;103(8):548-552. 





Non-iatrogenic spontaneous acute spinal subdural haematoma after transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion.
Aly A, D'Aquino D, Khedr E, Badmus O, Shafafy M. 
British Journal of Neurosurgery . 2020 Jan 10:1-3.
Surgical approaches to L5 corpectomy: a systematic review.
D'Aquino D, Tarawneh AM, Hilis A, Palliyil N, Deogaonkar K, Quraishi NA. 
European Spine Journal . 2020 Dec;29(12):3074-3079.
How good are the outcomes of instrumented debulking operations for symptomatic spinal metastases and how long do they stand? A subgroup analysis in the global spine tumor study group database. 
Depreitere B, Ricciardi F, Arts M, Balabaud L, Bunger C, Buchowski JM, Chung CK, Coppes MH, Fehlings MG, Kawahara N, Martin-Benlloch JA, Massicotte EM, Mazel C, Meyer B, Oner FC, Peul W, Quraishi N, Tokuhashi Y, Tomita K, Verlaan JJ, Wang M, Crockard HA, Choi D.
Acta Neurochirurgica . 2020 Apr;162(4):943-950.
Hyperosmolar dehydration: A predictor of kidney injury and outcome in hospitalised older adults
El-Sharkawy AM, Devonald MAJ, Humes DJ, Sahota O, Lobo DN. 
Clinical Nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland) . 2020 Aug;39(8):2593-2599.


Management of Fracture Risk in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Building a UK Consensus Through Healthcare Professional and Patient Engagement. 
Gupta A, Jayes LR, Holmes S, Sahota O, Canavan M, Elkin SL, Lim K, Murphy AC, Singh S, Towlson EA, Ward H, Scullion J, McKeever TM, Bolton CE. 
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease . 2020 Jun 15;15:1377-1390. 
Schmorl Node-A Cause of Acute Thoracic Pain: A Case Report and Pathophysiological Mechanism. 
Hershkovich O, Koch JEJ, Grevitt MP. 
International Journal of Spine Surgery . 2020 Jun 30;14(3):441-446.
Essential lordosis revisited
Hershkovich O, D'Souza A, Rushton PRP, Onosi IS, Yoon WW, Grevitt MP.
The Bone & Joint Journal . 2020 Apr;102-B(4):513-518.
Do anticoagulants affect outcomes of hip fracture surgery? A cross-sectional analysis. 
Hoerlyck C, Ong T, Gregersen M, Damsgaard EM, Borris L, Chia JK, Yap YYW, Weerasuriya N, Sahota O. 
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery . 2020 Feb;140(2):171-176.
Management of patients with magnetically controlled growth rods amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Hothi H, Tucker S, Shafafy M, Nnadi C, Cheung KMC, Dal Gal E, Tognini M, Henckel J, Skinner J, Hart A. 
European Spine Journal . 2020 Oct;29(10):2409-2412.
Procalcitonin -Vital Tool to Differentiate Septic Progression of Spondylodiscitis from Drug Hypersensitivity: A Case Report and Brief Review of Literature. 
Kapoor S, Gadiya AD, Rasul FT, Bell D.
Journal of orthopaedic case reports . 2020;10(2):73-75. 
Lumbosacral osteotomy to correct PI-LL mismatch in the presence of abnormally high pelvic incidence. 
Kato S, Lewis SJ, Keshen S, Quraishi N.
Spine Deformity. 2020 Sep 28
A prospective study of the role of bladder scanning and post-void residual volume measurement in improving diagnostic accuracy of cauda equina syndrome
Katzouraki G, Zubairi AJ, Hershkovich O, Grevitt MP
The Bone & Joint Journal . 2020 Jun;102-B(6):677-682.
Mid-term results of a modified self-growing rod technique for the treatment of early-onset scoliosis
Mehdian H, Haddad S, Pasku D, Nasto LA. 
The Bone & Joint Journal . 2020 Nov;102-B(11):1560-1566.
A Personalized Medicine Approach for the Management of Spinal Metastases with Cord Compression: Development of a Novel Clinical Prediction Model for Postoperative Survival and Quality of Life
Nater A, Chuang J, Liu K, Quraishi NA, Pasku D, Wilson JR, Fehlings MG.
World Neurosurgery . 2020 Aug;140:654-663.e13.
The impact of lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic on osteoporotic fragility fractures: an observational study
Ogliari G, Lunt E, Ong T, Marshall L, Sahota O. 
Archives of Osteoporosis . 2020 Oct 7;15(1):156.
The presentation of older people with vertebral fragility fractures to a university hospital: a cross-sectional analysis
Ong T, Bin Syed Ali SA, Sahota O.
Current Rheumatology Reviews . 2020 Aug 20.
The Nottingham Spinal Health (NoSH) Study: a cohort study of patients hospitalised with vertebral fragility fractures
Ong T, Sahota O, Gladman JRF. 
 Osteoporosis International . 2020 Feb;31(2):363-370.
Age-Does it really count? A study of the Perioperative Morbidity and Long-Term Outcome in Patients above 70 Years of Age Undergoing Spine surgery for Lumbar Degenerative Disorders
Palliyil NS, Shah S, Rai RR, Dalvie S, Monteiro 
Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia . 2020 Jun;55(3):298-303. 
Surgical management of a case of C2 vertebral chordoma via staged anterior and posterior approach
Palliyil NS, Deogaonkar K, Sankhe M
Indian Spine Journal. 2020 Feb; 3(1);118-122
Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression in the Paediatric Population – A Systematic Review and Formulation of National Guidelines
Palliyil NS, D'Aquino D, Quraishi NA
Eurospine 2020
Ability of Spine Specialists to Identify Psychosocial Risk Factors as Obstacles to Recovery in Patients with Low Back Pain-Related Disorders
Patel MS, Lee KC, Dhake RP, Longworth S, Sell P. 
Asian Spine Journal . 2020 Jul 24.
Prospective analysis of health-related quality of life after surgery for spinal metastases
Quraishi NA, Pasku D, Koch JEJ, Arealis G, Boszczyk BM, Edwards KL. 
European Spine Journal . 2020 Dec;29(12):3163-3169.
C5 Palsy after Cervical Spine Decompression: Topographic Correlation with C6 Chassaignac Tubercle?: A Fresh-Cadaveric Study of the Cervical Spine and Rediscussion of Etiological Hypotheses
Rajabian A, Quraishi NA.  
Spine . 2020 Aug 1;45(15):E903-E908.
Right- Versus Left-sided Exposures of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve and Considerations of Cervical Spinal Surgical Corridor: A Fresh-Cadaveric Surgical Anatomy of RLN Pertinent to Spine
Rajabian A, Walsh M, Quraishi NA.  
Spine. 2020 Jan 1;45(1):10-17.
Does Three-Dimensional Printed Patient-Specific Templates Add Benefit in Revision Surgeries for Complex Pediatric Kyphoscoliosis Deformity with Sublaminar Wires in Situ ? A Clinical Study
Shah K, Gadiya A, Shah M, Vyas D, Patel P, Bhojraj S, Nene A. 
Asian Spine Journal . 2020 Mar 30. 
Assessment of Outcomes of Spine Surgery in Indian Athletes Involved in High-End Contact Sports
Shah K, Bharuka A, Gadiya A, Nene A.
Asian Spine Journal . 2020 Jun 12. 
Coronavirus Disease 2019 Transmission: Blood Viremia and Aerosol Generation from Spinal Surgery. Is There an Increased Risk to the Surgical Team?
Shah S, Gadiya A, Patel MS, Shafafy M.
Asian Spine Journal . 2020 Oct;14(5):702-709. 
Enhanced rehabilitation and care models for adults with dementia following hip fracture surgery
Smith TO, Gilbert AW, Sreekanta A, Sahota O, Griffin XL, Cross JL, Fox C, Lamb SE. 
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews . 2020 Feb 7;2(2):CD010569.
Cervical spine fragility fractures in older people: 5-year experience at a regional spine centre
Tarawneh A, Taqvi S, Salem K, Sahota O.
Age and Ageing . 2020 Oct 23;49(6):1102-1104.
Clinical outcomes of sacroplasty for metastatic sacral tumours: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Tarawneh AM, Sabou S, AlKalbani S, Pasku D, Quraishi NA. 
European Spine Journal . 2020 Dec;29(12):3116-3122. 
Can MRI findings predict the outcome of cervical spinal cord Injury? a systematic review
Tarawneh AM, D'Aquino D, Hilis A, Eisa A, Quraishi NA.
European Spine Journal . 2020 Oct;29(10):2457-2464.
Impact of pedicle subtraction osteotomy on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measures in patients undergoing surgery for adult spinal deformity: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Tarawneh AM, Venkatesan M, Pasku D, Singh J, Quraishi NA.
European Spine Journal . 2020 Dec;29(12):2953-2959. 
A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Comparing the Accuracy and Clinical Outcome of Pedicle Screw Placement Using Robot-Assisted Technology and Conventional Freehand Technique
Tarawneh AM, Salem KM. 
Global Spine Journal . 2020 Jun 5:2192568220927713.
Surgical Complications and Re-operation Rates in Spinal Metastases Surgery: A Systematic Review
Tarawneh AM, Pasku D, Quraishi NA. 
European Spine Journal . 2020 Nov 12.
The truth behind the pubic rami fracture: identification of pelvic fragility fractures at a university teaching hospital
van Berkel D, Herschkovich O, Taylor R, Ong T, Sahota O.
Clinical Medicine Journal . 2020 Mar;20(Suppl 2):s113.
Consensus statement for perioperative care in total hip replacement and total knee replacement surgery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS ®) Society recommendations
Wainwright TW, Gill M, McDonald DA, Middleton RG, Reed M, Sahota O, Yates P, Ljungqvist O. 
Acta Orthopaedica . 2020 Feb;91(1):3-19.






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