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Selection of the lowest instrumented vertebra in main thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Is it safe to fuse shorter than the last touched vertebra?

Eur Spine J 2020 Apr 3. Epub 2020 Apr 3.

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 5/F Professorial Block, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-020-06398-4DOI Listing
April 2020

Lumbar high-intensity zones on MRI: imaging biomarkers for severe, prolonged low back pain and sciatica in a population-based cohort.

Spine J 2020 Mar 3. Epub 2020 Mar 3.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA; International Spine Research and Innovation Initiative, RUSH University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2020.02.015DOI Listing
March 2020

John P. O'Brien: 2020 ISSLS Wiltse Lifetime Achievement Award.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2020 Mar 19. Epub 2020 Mar 19.

Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine, Keele University, Oswestry, England.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000003490DOI Listing
March 2020

Biomaterials for intervertebral disc regeneration: Current status and looming challenges.

J Tissue Eng Regen Med 2018 11 6;12(11):2188-2202. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/term.2750
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November 2018

Lumbar intervertebral disc allograft transplantation: the revascularisation pattern.

Eur Spine J 2018 03 6;27(3):728-736. Epub 2017 Dec 6.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, 5/F Professor Block, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00586-017-5419-6
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March 2018

Structural vertebral endplate nomenclature and etiology: a study by the ISSLS Spinal Phenotype Focus Group.

Eur Spine J 2018 01 12;27(1):2-12. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Professorial Block, 5th Floor, 102 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5292-3DOI Listing
January 2018

Letter to the Editor Concerning: Altaf, F., Drinkwater, J., Phan, K., Cree, A.K. Spine Deformity 5(2017):308-309.

Spine Deform 2018 01;6(1):96

Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2017.10.007DOI Listing
January 2018

Letter to the Editor Concerning: Altaf, F., Drinkwater, J., Phan, K., Cree, A.K. Spine Deformity 5(2017):308-309.

Spine Deform 2018 Jan;6(1):96

Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2017.10.007DOI Listing
January 2018

Characterization and Predictive Value of Segmental Curve Flexibility in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2017 Nov;42(21):1622-1628

*Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China †Department of Orthopedics, Shantou University Medical College, Guangdong, China ‡Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Nara, Japan §Department of Orthopedics, Rigshospitalet, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002046DOI Listing
November 2017

A computational measurement of cartilaginous endplate structure using ultrashort time-to-echo MRI scanning.

Comput Methods Programs Biomed 2017 May 27;143:49-58. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2017.02.024DOI Listing
May 2017

Component analysis of somatosensory evoked potentials for identifying spinal cord injury location.

Sci Rep 2017 05 24;7(1):2351. Epub 2017 May 24.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-02555-wDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5443771PMC
May 2017

Functionalized Polymeric Membrane with Enhanced Mechanical and Biological Properties to Control the Degradation of Magnesium Alloy.

Adv Healthc Mater 2017 Apr 14;6(8). Epub 2017 Feb 14.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201601269DOI Listing
April 2017

Lumbar intervertebral disc allograft transplantation: long-term mobility and impact on the adjacent segments.

Eur Spine J 2017 03 23;26(3):799-805. Epub 2016 Mar 23.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, 5/F Professor Block, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-016-4535-zDOI Listing
March 2017

Cervical spinal canal stenosis first presenting after spinal cord injury due to minor trauma: An insight into the value of preventive decompression.

J Orthop Sci 2017 Jan 3;22(1):22-26. Epub 2016 Oct 3.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jos.2016.09.008DOI Listing
January 2017

Organization of the intrinsic functional network in the cervical spinal cord: A resting state functional MRI study.

Neuroscience 2016 Nov 31;336:30-38. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.08.042DOI Listing
November 2016

Key-Vertebral Screws Strategy for Main Thoracic Curve Correction in Patients With Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.

Clin Spine Surg 2016 10;29(8):E434-41

*Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China†Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR China.

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October 2016

Two subtypes of intervertebral disc degeneration distinguished by large-scale population-based study.

Spine J 2016 09 5;16(9):1079-89. Epub 2016 May 5.

Centre for Genomic Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, 5 Sassoon Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China; Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2016.04.020DOI Listing
September 2016

Refined Phenotyping of Modic Changes: Imaging Biomarkers of Prolonged Severe Low Back Pain and Disability.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 May;95(22):e3495

From the Medical Research Center Oulu (JHM, JK, MP), Oulu University Hospital and University of Oulu; Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (JK); Center for Life Course Health Research (JK), Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland; and the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (CB, KDKL, KMCC, DS), The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4900699PMC
May 2016

Reliability Analysis of the Distal Radius and Ulna Classification for Assessing Skeletal Maturity for Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.

Global Spine J 2016 Mar 9;6(2):164-8. Epub 2015 Jul 9.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1557142DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4771512PMC
March 2016

Disappearing bone disease of the humerus and the cervico-thoracic spine: a case report with 42-year follow-up.

Spine J 2016 Feb 5;16(2):e67-75. Epub 2015 Oct 5.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Professorial Block, 5th Floor, 102 Pokfulam Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2015.09.056DOI Listing
February 2016

Modic changes of the lumbar spine: prevalence, risk factors, and association with disc degeneration and low back pain in a large-scale population-based cohort.

Spine J 2016 Jan 8;16(1):32-41. Epub 2015 Oct 8.

Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Professorial Block, 5th Floor, 102 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China. Electronic address:

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January 2016

Surgical technique for lumbar intervertebral disc transplantation in a goat model.

Eur Spine J 2015 Sep 25;24(9):1951-8. Epub 2014 Oct 25.

Department of Joint Surgery, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-014-3631-1DOI Listing
September 2015

Phenotype profiling of Modic changes of the lumbar spine and its association with other MRI phenotypes: a large-scale population-based study.

Spine J 2015 Sep 29;15(9):1933-42. Epub 2015 Jun 29.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Professorial Block, 5th Floor, 102 Pokfulam Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China. Electronic address:

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September 2015

Intervertebral disc "dysgeneration".

Spine J 2015 Sep;15(9):1915-8

Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Professorial Block, 5th Floor, 102 Pokfulam Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2014.07.020DOI Listing
September 2015

Prediction of myelopathic level in cervical spondylotic myelopathy using diffusion tensor imaging.

J Magn Reson Imaging 2015 Jun 11;41(6):1682-8. Epub 2014 Jul 11.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmri.24709DOI Listing
June 2015

A population-based cohort study of 394,401 children followed for 10 years exhibits sustained effectiveness of scoliosis screening.

Spine J 2015 May 20;15(5):825-33. Epub 2015 Jan 20.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 5/F Professorial Block, Pokfulam, Hong Kong. Electronic address:

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May 2015

Reducing radiation exposure in early-onset scoliosis surgery patients: novel use of ultrasonography to measure lengthening in magnetically-controlled growing rods.

Spine J 2014 Oct 31;14(10):2397-404. Epub 2014 Jan 31.

Division of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Duchess of Kent Children's Hospital, University of Hong Kong, 12 Sandy Bay Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2014.01.039DOI Listing
October 2014

Intervertebral disc regeneration: do nutrients lead the way?

Nat Rev Rheumatol 2014 Sep 10;10(9):561-6. Epub 2014 Jun 10.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, 5/F Professor Block, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrrheum.2014.91DOI Listing
September 2014

Diffusion tensor imaging of somatosensory tract in cervical spondylotic myelopathy and its link with electrophysiological evaluation.

Spine J 2014 Aug 4;14(8):1493-500. Epub 2013 Oct 4.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 12 Sandy Bay Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.08.052DOI Listing
August 2014

Mesenchymal stem cells reduce intervertebral disc fibrosis and facilitate repair.

Stem Cells 2014 Aug;32(8):2164-77

Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China; Department of Biochemistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China; Centre for Reproduction, Development, and Growth, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/stem.1717DOI Listing
August 2014

Time-dependent response of scoliotic curvature to orthotic intervention: when should a radiograph be obtained after putting on or taking off a spinal orthosis?

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2014 Aug;39(17):1408-16

*Interdisciplinary Division of Biomedical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong †Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong; and ‡Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics, Queen Mary Hospital, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000000423DOI Listing
August 2014

The use of a modified fulcrum for fulcrum bending radiographs: a technical note.

J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2014 Aug;22(2):248-51

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/230949901402200229DOI Listing
August 2014

Prognosis of spontaneous thoracic curve correction after the selective anterior fusion of thoracolumbar/lumbar (Lenke 5C) curves in idiopathic scoliosis.

Spine J 2014 Jul 9;14(7):1117-24. Epub 2013 Oct 9.

Division of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.07.467DOI Listing
July 2014

A meta-analysis identifies adolescent idiopathic scoliosis association with LBX1 locus in multiple ethnic groups.

J Med Genet 2014 Jun 10;51(6):401-6. Epub 2014 Apr 10.

Seay Center for Musculoskeletal Research, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, USA Department of Orthopaedics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, USA Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, USA McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jmedgenet-2013-102067DOI Listing
June 2014

Assessment of skeletal maturity in scoliosis patients to determine clinical management: a new classification scheme using distal radius and ulna radiographs.

Spine J 2014 Feb 12;14(2):315-25. Epub 2013 Nov 12.

Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Professorial Block, 5th Floor, 102 Pokfulam Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China.

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February 2014

Is diffusion anisotropy a biomarker for disease severity and surgical prognosis of cervical spondylotic myelopathy?

Radiology 2014 Jan 28;270(1):197-204. Epub 2013 Oct 28.

From the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 12 Sandy Bay Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.13121885DOI Listing
January 2014

In vivo stimulation of bone formation by aluminum and oxygen plasma surface-modified magnesium implants.

Biomaterials 2013 Dec 20;34(38):9863-76. Epub 2013 Sep 20.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China; Shenzhen Key Laboratory for Innovative Technology in Orthopaedic Trauma, The University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital, 1 Haiyuan 1st Road, Futian District, Shenzhen, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.08.052DOI Listing
December 2013

Low-modulus Mg/PCL hybrid bone substitute for osteoporotic fracture fixation.

Biomaterials 2013 Sep 18;34(29):7016-32. Epub 2013 Jun 18.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.05.062DOI Listing
September 2013

Clinical and radiological outcomes after conservative treatment of TB spondylitis: is the 15 years' follow-up in the MRC study long enough?

Eur Spine J 2013 Jun 8;22 Suppl 4:594-602. Epub 2012 May 8.

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-012-2332-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3691409PMC
June 2013

The effects of microenvironment in mesenchymal stem cell-based regeneration of intervertebral disc.

Spine J 2013 Mar 20;13(3):352-62. Epub 2013 Jan 20.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, 5/F Professor Block, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2012.12.005DOI Listing
March 2013

A new risk classification rule for curve progression in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

Spine J 2012 Nov 21;12(11):989-95. Epub 2012 Jun 21.

School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2012.05.009DOI Listing
November 2012

The predictive value of the fulcrum bending radiograph in spontaneous apical vertebral derotation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2012 Jul;37(15):E922-6

Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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July 2012

SNP rs11190870 near LBX1 is associated with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in southern Chinese.

J Hum Genet 2012 Apr 2;57(4):244-6. Epub 2012 Feb 2.

Department of Biochemistry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/jhg.2012.11DOI Listing
April 2012

Are "patterns" of lumbar disc degeneration associated with low back pain?: new insights based on skipped level disc pathology.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2012 Apr;37(7):E430-8

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China.

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April 2012

The effect of remodeling on the kinematics of the malpositioned disc allograft transplantation.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2012 Mar;37(6):E357-66

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.

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March 2012

Anterior approach to cervical spine.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2012 Mar;37(5):E297-302

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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March 2012

Pyogenic spondylitis.

Int Orthop 2012 Feb 28;36(2):397-404. Epub 2011 Oct 28.

The Department of Orthopedics & Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3282872PMC
February 2012

Acute spinal subdural hematoma complicating lumbar decompressive surgery.

Evid Based Spine Care J 2012 Feb;3(1):57-62

Department of Orthopaedic & Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0031-1298602DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3503516PMC
February 2012

The proximal thoracic curve in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: surgical strategy and management outcomes.

Global Spine J 2011 Dec;1(1):27-36

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3864415PMC
December 2011

The efficacy and complications of posterior hemivertebra resection.

Eur Spine J 2011 Oct 12;20(10):1692-702. Epub 2011 Feb 12.

Department of Orthopedics, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, 1 Shuai Fu Yuan, Beijing, 100730, People's Republic of China.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3175869PMC
October 2011

Management of degenerative disk disease and chronic low back pain.

Orthop Clin North Am 2011 Oct;42(4):513-28, viii

Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocl.2011.07.009DOI Listing
October 2011

Degenerative magnetic resonance imaging changes in patients with chronic low back pain: a systematic review.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2011 Oct;36(21 Suppl):S43-53

Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31822ef700DOI Listing
October 2011

"Spring-back" closure associated with open-door cervical laminoplasty.

Spine J 2011 Sep 3;11(9):832-8. Epub 2011 Sep 3.

Department of Orthopaedics, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, 15 Changle Western Rd, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China 710032.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2011.07.026DOI Listing
September 2011

Commentary: Instrumentation in the treatment of spinal tuberculosis, anterior or posterior?

Authors:
Keith D K Luk

Spine J 2011 Aug;11(8):734-6

Department of Orthopedics & Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, 5F Professorial Block, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China.

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August 2011

Natural history of spinal deformity in a patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: case report with 20-year follow-up.

Spine J 2011 Jul 2;11(7):e1-4. Epub 2011 Jun 2.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2011.02.029DOI Listing
July 2011

Reducing perioperative blood loss and allogeneic blood transfusion in patients undergoing major spine surgery.

J Bone Joint Surg Am 2011 Jul;93(13):1268-77

Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.J.01293DOI Listing
July 2011

Osteoprotegerin deficiency attenuates strontium-mediated inhibition of osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption.

J Bone Miner Res 2011 Jun;26(6):1272-82

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.325DOI Listing
June 2011

Comparison of blind source separation methods in fast somatosensory-evoked potential detection.

J Clin Neurophysiol 2011 Apr;28(2):170-7

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/WNP.0b013e31821213bdDOI Listing
April 2011

A population-based study of juvenile disc degeneration and its association with overweight and obesity, low back pain, and diminished functional status.

J Bone Joint Surg Am 2011 Apr;93(7):662-70

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.I.01568DOI Listing
April 2011

Expert's comment concerning Grand Rounds case entitled "Closing-opening wedge osteotomy for severe, rigid thoraco-lumbar post-tubercular kyphosis" (by S. Rajasekaran, P. Rishimugesh Kanna and Ajoy Prasad Shetty).

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Eur Spine J 2011 Mar 20;20(3):349-50. Epub 2010 Aug 20.

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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March 2011

In vitro generation of an osteochondral interface from mesenchymal stem cell-collagen microspheres.

Biomaterials 2011 Feb 18;32(6):1526-35. Epub 2010 Nov 18.

Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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February 2011

The "X-Factor" index: a new parameter for the assessment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction.

Eur Spine J 2011 Jan 17;20(1):144-50. Epub 2010 Aug 17.

Department of Spine, Beijing Ji Shui Tan Hospital, Xinjiekou East Street 31, Xicheng District, Beijing, People's Republic of China.

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January 2011

Costs of school scoliosis screening: a large, population-based study.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2010 Dec;35(26):2266-72

Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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December 2010

Osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture: the clinical impact of "intravertebral clefts".

Spine J 2010 Nov 24;10(11):1035-6. Epub 2010 Sep 24.

Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China.

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November 2010

An automated ECG-artifact removal method for trunk muscle surface EMG recordings.

Med Eng Phys 2010 Oct 18;32(8):840-8. Epub 2010 Jun 18.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, 12 Sandy Bay Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.

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October 2010

ISSLS prize winner: prevalence, determinants, and association of Schmorl nodes of the lumbar spine with disc degeneration: a population-based study of 2449 individuals.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2010 Oct;35(21):1944-52

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, 102 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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October 2010

In vivo anabolic effect of strontium on trabecular bone was associated with increased osteoblastogenesis of bone marrow stromal cells.

J Orthop Res 2010 Sep;28(9):1208-14

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Room 907, Lab Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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September 2010

Clinical effectiveness of school screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a large population-based retrospective cohort study.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2010 Aug;35(17):1607-14

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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August 2010

Flexion-relaxation ratio in sitting: application in low back pain rehabilitation.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2010 Jul;35(16):1532-8

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.

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July 2010

Fear of movement/(re)injury in Chinese patients with chronic pain: Factorial validity of the Chinese version of the Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia.

J Rehabil Med 2010 Jul;42(7):620-9

Department of Psychological Studies, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, N.T., Hong Kong.

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July 2010

Identification of detailed time-frequency components in somatosensory evoked potentials.

IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 2010 Jun 8;18(3):245-54. Epub 2010 Mar 8.

Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, the University of Hong Kong, Duchess of Kent Children's Hospital, Hong Kong, China.

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June 2010

Minimizing cryopreservation-induced loss of disc cell activity for storage of whole intervertebral discs.

Eur Cell Mater 2010 Jun 9;19:273-83. Epub 2010 Jun 9.

Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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June 2010

Coupling between sagittal and frontal plane deformity correction in idiopathic thoracic scoliosis and its relationship with postoperative sagittal alignment.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2010 May;35(11):1158-64

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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May 2010

Nanostructure of collagen fibrils in human nucleus pulposus and its correlation with macroscale tissue mechanics.

J Orthop Res 2010 Apr;28(4):497-502

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China.

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April 2010

A biodegradable polymer-based coating to control the performance of magnesium alloy orthopaedic implants.

Biomaterials 2010 Mar 29;31(8):2084-96. Epub 2009 Dec 29.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China.

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March 2010

Prediction of scoliosis correction with thoracic segmental pedicle screw constructs using fulcrum bending radiographs.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2010 Mar;35(5):557-61

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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March 2010

Infective spondylitis in Southern Chinese: a descriptive and comparative study of ninety-one cases.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2010 Mar;35(6):635-41

From the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China.

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March 2010

Signal-to-noise ratio of intraoperative tibial nerve somatosensory-evoked potentials.

J Clin Neurophysiol 2010 Feb;27(1):30-3

Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.

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February 2010

Predictability of the fulcrum bending radiograph in scoliosis correction with alternate-level pedicle screw fixation.

J Bone Joint Surg Am 2010 Jan;92(1):169-76

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Duchess of Kent Children's Hospital, Hong Kong, China.

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January 2010

A gait stability investigation into FES-assisted paraplegic walking based on the walker tipping index.

J Neural Eng 2009 Dec 17;6(6):066007. Epub 2009 Nov 17.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Precision Instruments and Optoelectronics Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, People's Republic of China.

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December 2009

Biochemical consequences of sedlin mutations that cause spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia tarda.

Biochem J 2009 Sep 25;423(2):233-42. Epub 2009 Sep 25.

Department of Biochemistry, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, PR China.

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September 2009

Risk-tendency graph (RTG): a new gait-analysis technique for monitoring FES-assisted paraplegic walking stability.

Med Sci Monit 2009 Aug;15(8):MT105-12

Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Precision Instruments and Optoelectronics Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China.

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August 2009

Effect of iliac screw insertion depth on the stability and strength of lumbo-iliac fixation constructs: an anatomical and biomechanical study.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2009 Jul;34(16):E565-72

Department of Spine Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guang-zhou, China.

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July 2009