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  1. Cervical Spine Instrumentation in Children.
    DJ, Emans JB.
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Jun;24(6):370-8. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-15-00199.
    PMID: 27097300

  2. Allograft Bone Use in Pediatric Subaxial Cervical Spine Fusions.
    Murphy RF, Glotzbecker MP, Hresko MT, Hedequist D.
    J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Nov 18. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 26600298

  3. Excision of symptomatic spinous process nonunion in adolescent athletes.
    Murphy RF, Hedequist D.
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2015 Nov;44(11):515-7. 

  4. Modern instrumentation of the pediatric occiput and upper cervical spine: review article.
    HSS J. 2015 Feb;11(1):9-14. doi: 10.1007/s11420-014-9398-4. Epub 2014 Aug 12. Review.
    PMID: 25737663

  5. Rigid fixation improves outcomes of spinal fusion for C1-C2 instability in children with skeletal dysplasias.
    Helenius I, Crawford H, Sponseller PD, Odent T, Bernstein RM, Stans AA, Hedequist D, Phillips JH.
    J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Feb 4;97(3):232-40. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.N.00503.
    PMID: 25653324

  6. Modern posterior screw techniques in the pediatric cervical spine.
    World J Orthop. 2014 Apr 18;5(2):94-9. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i2.94. eCollection 2014 Apr 18. Review.
    PMID: 24829871

  7. Efficacy of nonfusion treatment for subacute and chronic atlanto-axial rotatory fixation in children.
    Glotzbecker MP, Wasser AM, Hresko MT, Karlin LI, Emans JB, Hedequist DJ.
    J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jul-Aug;34(5):490-5. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000128.
    PMID: 24276230

  8. Surgical treatment for primary spinal aneurysmal bone cysts: experience from Children's Hospital Boston.
    Zenonos G, Jamil O, Governale LS, Jernigan S, Hedequist D, Proctor MR.
    J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Mar;9(3):305-15. doi: 10.3171/2011.12.PEDS11253.
    PMID: 22380960

  9. Lateral mass screw fixation in children.
    D, Proctor M, Hresko T.
    J Child Orthop. 2010 Jun;4(3):197-201. doi: 10.1007/s11832-010-0251-0. Epub 2010 Mar 19.
    PMID: 21629379

  10. Single stage reduction and stabilization of basilar invagination after failed prior fusion surgery in children with Down's syndrome.
    D, Bekelis K, Emans J, Proctor MR.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Feb 15;35(4):E128-33. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181bad0c2.
    PMID: 20110836

  11. Osteoid osteomas: intraoperative bone scan-assisted resection. Clinical article.
    Blaskiewicz DJ, Sure DR, Hedequist DJ, Emans JB, Grant F, Proctor MR.
    J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Sep;4(3):237-44. doi: 10.3171/2009.4.PEDS08445.
    PMID: 19772407

  12. Screw fixation to C2 in children: a case series and technical report.
    D, Proctor M.
    J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Jan-Feb;29(1):21-5. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e3181924367.
    PMID: 19098639

  13. Modern cervical spine instrumentation in children.
    D, Hresko T, Proctor M.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Feb 15;33(4):379-83. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e318163f9cd.
    PMID: 18277868

  14. Outcomes of pediatric patients with persistent midline cervical spine tenderness and negative imaging result after trauma.
    Dorney K, Kimia A, Hannon M, Hennelly K, Meehan WP 3rd, Proctor M, Mooney DP, Glotzbecker M, Mannix
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Nov;79(5):822-7. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000847.
    PMID: 26496108

  15. Chiari malformation Type 1 and atlantoaxial instability: a letter from the Pediatric Craniocervical Society.
    Brockmeyer DL, Oakes WJ, Rozzelle C, Johnston J, Rocque BG, Anderson RC, Feldstein N, Martin J, Tuite GF, Rodriguez L, Wetjen N, Aldana P, Pincus D, Storm P, Proctor MR, Lew S.
    J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Dec;23(6):820-1. doi: 10.3171/2015.3.SPINE15233. Epub 2015 Sep 4. No abstract available.
    PMID: 26340380

  16. Delayed development of os odontoideum after traumatic cervical injury: support for a vascular etiology.
    Zygourakis CC, Cahill KS, Proctor MR.
    J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Feb;7(2):201-4. doi: 10.3171/2010.11.PEDS10289.
    PMID: 21284467

  17. Equivalence of fusion rates after rigid internal fixation of the occiput to C-2 with or without C-1 instrumentation.
    Hankinson TC, Avellino AM, Harter D, Jea A, Lew S, Pincus D, Proctor MR, Rodriguez L, Sacco D, Spinks T, Brockmeyer DL, Anderson RC.
    J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Apr;5(4):380-4. doi: 10.3171/2009.10.PEDS09296.
    PMID: 20367344
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