Publications by authors named "Anna G U Newcomb"

41Publications

Range of Motion Testing of a Novel 3D-Printed Synthetic Spine Model.

Global Spine J 2020 Jun 23;10(4):419-424. Epub 2019 Jun 23.

Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2192568219858981DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7222693PMC
June 2020

Dimensional Characterization of the Human Cervical Interlaminar Space as a Guide for Safe Application of Minimally Invasive Dilators.

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2020 Sep;19(3):E275-E282

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ons/opaa013DOI Listing
September 2020

Evaluation of abnormal styloid anatomy as a cause of internal jugular vein compression using a 3D-printed model: a laboratory investigation.

J Clin Neurosci 2020 Feb 26;72:386-391. Epub 2019 Dec 26.

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2019.11.048DOI Listing
February 2020

Optimizing biomechanics of anterior column realignment for minimally invasive deformity correction.

Spine J 2020 Mar 10;20(3):465-474. Epub 2019 Sep 10.

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2019.09.004DOI Listing
March 2020

Biomechanical Effects of an Oblique Lumbar PEEK Cage and Posterior Augmentation.

World Neurosurg 2019 Jun 12;126:e975-e981. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2019.02.200DOI Listing
June 2019

Supplemental rods are needed to maximally reduce rod strain across the lumbosacral junction with TLIF but not ALIF in long constructs.

Spine J 2019 06 23;19(6):1121-1131. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2019.01.005DOI Listing
June 2019

Biomechanical Evaluation of Cervicothoracic Junction Fusion Constructs.

World Neurosurg 2018 Dec 20. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery Research, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.12.040DOI Listing
December 2018

Iliac screws may not be necessary in long-segment constructs with L5-S1 anterior lumbar interbody fusion: cadaveric study of stability and instrumentation strain.

Spine J 2019 05 9;19(5):942-950. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, 350W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2018.11.004DOI Listing
May 2019

In Vitro Biomechanical Evaluation of a Novel, Minimally Invasive, Sacroiliac Joint Fixation Device.

Int J Spine Surg 2018 Oct 15;12(5):587-594. Epub 2018 Oct 15.

Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.

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http://ijssurgery.com/lookup/doi/10.14444/5072
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http://dx.doi.org/10.14444/5072DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6198630PMC
October 2018

Impact of Connector Placement and Design on Bending Stiffness of Spinal Constructs.

World Neurosurg 2019 Jan 11;121:e89-e95. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery Research, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S18788750183204
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.08.235DOI Listing
January 2019

Biomechanical evaluation of interbody fixation with secondary augmentation: lateral lumbar interbody fusion versus posterior lumbar interbody fusion.

J Spine Surg 2018 Jun;4(2):180-186

Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery Research, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jss.2018.05.07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6046322PMC
June 2018

In Reply to the Letter to the Editor "C2 Spinous Process Screws".

World Neurosurg 2018 08;116:477

Department of Neurosurgery Research, Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.05.013DOI Listing
August 2018

Letter to Editor: Strain in Posterior Instrumentation Resulted by Different Combinations of Posterior and Anterior Devices for Long Spine Fusion Constructs.

Spine Deform 2018 May - Jun;6(3):334-335

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2018.03.006DOI Listing
October 2018

Biomechanical Analysis of an Expandable Lumbar Interbody Spacer.

World Neurosurg 2018 Jun 13;114:e616-e623. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.03.041DOI Listing
June 2018

Biomechanical Stability Afforded by Unilateral Versus Bilateral Pedicle Screw Fixation with and without Interbody Support Using Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion.

World Neurosurg 2018 May 17;113:e439-e445. Epub 2018 Feb 17.

Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery Research, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.02.053DOI Listing
May 2018

A Novel C2 Screw Trajectory: Preliminary Anatomic Feasibility and Biomechanical Comparison.

World Neurosurg 2018 May 13;113:e93-e100. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.01.177DOI Listing
May 2018

Biomechanical and Endplate Effects on Nutrient Transport in the Intervertebral Disc.

World Neurosurg 2017 Mar 21;99:395-402. Epub 2016 Dec 21.

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2016.12.041DOI Listing
March 2017

Pediatric occipitocervical fusion: long-term radiographic changes in curvature, growth, and alignment.

J Neurosurg Pediatr 2016 Nov 29;18(5):644-652. Epub 2016 Jul 29.

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.4.PEDS15567DOI Listing
November 2016

Biomechanical Evaluation of Lumbar Decompression Adjacent to Instrumented Segments.

Neurosurgery 2016 Dec;79(6):895-904

*Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York; ‡Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000001419DOI Listing
December 2016

Contribution of Neural Elements to Thoracic Stability.

Turk Neurosurg 2017 ;27(4):631-635

Gaziosmanpasa University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Tokat, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.16614-15.2DOI Listing
February 2018

Effect of screw position on load transfer in lumbar pedicle screws: a non-idealized finite element analysis.

Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 2017 Feb 25;20(2):182-192. Epub 2016 Jul 25.

a Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery Research , Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center , Phoenix , AZ , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2016.1209187DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5386406PMC
February 2017

Biomechanical evaluation of lateral lumbar interbody fusion with secondary augmentation.

J Neurosurg Spine 2016 Dec 8;25(6):720-726. Epub 2016 Jul 8.

Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery Research, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona; and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.4.SPINE151386DOI Listing
December 2016

Biomechanics of transvertebral screw fixation in the thoracic spine: an in vitro study.

J Neurosurg Spine 2016 Aug 1;25(2):187-92. Epub 2016 Apr 1.

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2015.11.SPINE15562DOI Listing
August 2016

Comparison of CT versus MRI measurements of transverse atlantal ligament integrity in craniovertebral junction injuries. Part 1: A clinical study.

J Neurosurg Spine 2016 Jun 26;24(6):897-902. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.

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http://thejns.org/doi/10.3171/2015.9.SPINE13808
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June 2016

Biomechanical Evaluation of the CD HORIZON Spire Z Spinal System With Pedicle and Facet Fixation.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2016 Aug;41(15):E902-7

*Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute †Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery Research, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ ‡Medtronic, Inc., Memphis, TN.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000001480DOI Listing
August 2016

Densitometric comparison of 3 occipital regions for suitability of fixation.

J Neurosurg Spine 2016 Apr 1;24(4):565-9. Epub 2016 Jan 1.

Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2015.7.SPINE141142DOI Listing
April 2016

Biomechanics of posterior instrumentation in L1-L3 lateral interbody fusion: Pedicle screw rod construct vs. transfacet pedicle screws.

Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2016 Jan 10;31:59-64. Epub 2015 Oct 10.

Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2015.10.001DOI Listing
January 2016

Biomechanics of a flexible sublaminar connector in long-segment thoracic fixation.

J Neurosurg Spine 2016 Feb 13;24(2):340-346. Epub 2015 Oct 13.

Spinal Biomechanics, Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona; and.

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http://thejns.org/doi/10.3171/2015.4.SPINE14999
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2015.4.SPINE14999DOI Listing
February 2016

Biomechanics of Nested Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Cages.

Neurosurgery 2016 Feb;78(2):297-304

*Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona; ‡Division of Neurological Surgery, Spine Group Arizona, HonorHealth Research Institute, Scottsdale, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000001005DOI Listing
February 2016

Stability of transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in the setting of retained facets and posterior fixation using transfacet or standard pedicle screws.

Spine J 2015 May 5;15(5):1077-82. Epub 2013 Nov 5.

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.06.103DOI Listing
May 2015

Biomechanical evaluation of a metal-on-metal cervical intervertebral disc prosthesis.

Spine J 2013 Nov 2;13(11):1640-9. Epub 2013 Oct 2.

Regional Brain & Spine, LLC, 1723 Broadway, Suite 410, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.06.026DOI Listing
November 2013

Biomechanics of dynamic rod segments for achieving transitional stiffness with lumbosacral fusion.

Neurosurgery 2013 Sep;73(3):517-27

Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital São José do Avaí, Itaperuna, RJ Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000000009DOI Listing
September 2013

Characteristics of immediate and fatigue strength of a dual-threaded pedicle screw in cadaveric spines.

Spine J 2013 Aug 17;13(8):947-56. Epub 2013 Apr 17.

Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W. Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.03.010DOI Listing
August 2013

Biomechanical evaluation of the craniovertebral junction after anterior unilateral condylectomy: implications for endoscopic endonasal approaches to the cranial base.

Neurosurgery 2013 Jun;72(6):1021-29; discussion 1029-30

Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Division of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0b013e31828d6231DOI Listing
June 2013

Biomechanical evaluation of the craniovertebral junction after inferior-third clivectomy and intradural exposure of the foramen magnum: implications for endoscopic endonasal approaches to the cranial base.

J Neurosurg Spine 2013 Apr 15;18(4):327-32. Epub 2013 Feb 15.

Barrow Pituitary and Cranial Base Center, Division of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2013.1.SPINE12835DOI Listing
April 2013

Biomechanics of Cervical "Skip" Corpectomy Versus Standard Multilevel Corpectomy.

Clin Spine Surg 2017 04;30(3):E152-E161

*Department of Neurosurgery, Lütfi Kirdar Kartal Teaching and Research Hospital, Istanbul †Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Faculty, Kahramanmaraş Sütcü Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey ‡Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery Research §Division of Neurological Surgery, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BSD.0b013e318268d30aDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3549310PMC
April 2017