Erik N. Mayer

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STUDY DESIGN A retrospective multicenter study. OBJECTIVE Routine cervical spine surgeries are typically associated with low complication rates, but serious complications can occur. Intraoperative death is a very rare complication and there is no literature on its incidence. The purpose of this study was to determine the intraoperative mortality rates and(More)
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STUDY DESIGN A multicentered retrospective case series. OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence and circumstances surrounding the development of a symptomatic postoperative epidural hematoma in the cervical spine. METHODS Patients who underwent cervical spine surgery between January 1, 2005, and December 31, 2011, at 23 institutions were reviewed, and all(More)
BACKGROUND The effect of precollegiate orthopaedic surgery on injury risk in the elite collegiate athlete is unknown. PURPOSE To (1) assess the relationship between precollegiate surgery and subsequent injury requiring surgery in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I athletes at a single institution and (2) compare the risk of(More)
STUDY DESIGN A multicenter, retrospective review of C5 palsy after cervical spine surgery. OBJECTIVE Postoperative C5 palsy is a known complication of cervical decompressive spinal surgery. The goal of this study was to review the incidence, patient characteristics, and outcome of C5 palsy in patients undergoing cervical spine surgery. METHODS We(More)
which permits the noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction of the article in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. You may not alter, transform, or build upon this article without the permission of the Author(s). For reprints and permission queries, please visit SAGE's Web site at Objectives: Upper extremity injuries are(More)
BACKGROUND Osteonecrosis of the hip is a clinical, radiographic, and pathologic entity that commonly affects young patients. This study evaluates long-term implant survival and patient-reported outcomes after primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) in patients with osteonecrosis aged 35 or younger. METHODS A retrospective study with prospective follow-up was(More)
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