Sarah A Bacon

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Long-term outcomes were reported for 10 (77%) of 13 cases of revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using the lateral third of the ipsilateral patellar tendon as a graft. All primary ACL reconstructions were ipsilateral central-third bone-patellar tendon-bone graft procedures. Mean age at follow-up was 30.7 years, and mean time from(More)
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review of consecutive case series. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the early surgical results and complications of thoracic transdiscal osteotomies and vertebral shortening for the treatment of thoracic discitis/osteomyelitis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Thoracic discitis/osteomyelitis leads to collapse of the disc space and/or vertebral(More)
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective comparative study. OBJECTIVE To investigate the risk factors associated with upper instrumented vertebral (UIV) fractures in adult lumbar deformity. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Long segment lumbar fusions may lead to junctional failures. The purpose of this study was to determine factors associated with junctional failures.(More)
BACKGROUND This mixed methods study explored the characteristics of and experiences with perceived discrimination in an ethnically diverse urban sample of adults experiencing homelessness and mental illness. METHODS Data were collected in Toronto, Ontario, as part of a 4-year national randomized field trial of the Housing First treatment model. Rates of(More)
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review of consecutive case series. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of using autologous rib graft for fusion across long posterior column defects. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Achieving fusion across large posterior column defects after en bloc tumor resection can be difficult. Rib graft can be harvested from the local wound,(More)
STUDY DESIGN Case report. OBJECTIVE To describe a novel technique to remove anterior instrumentation from a posterior approach while performing posterior-based osteotomies for spinal deformities. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Posterior-based osteotomies such as pedicle subtraction osteotomies (PSOs) and vertebral column resections are performed to restore(More)
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