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  1. Outcomes of Spinal Fusion for Cervical Kyphosis in Children with Neurofibromatosis.
    Helenius IJ, Sponseller PD, Mackenzie W, Odent T, Dormans JP, Asghar J, Rathjen K, Pahys JM, Miyanji F, Hedequist D, Phillips JH.
    J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Nov 2;98(21):e95.PMID:27807120

  2. Efficacy of Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring for Pediatric Cervical Spine Surgery.
    Tobert DG, Glotzbecker MP, Hresko MT, Karlin LI, Proctor MR, Emans JB, Miller PE, Hedequist DJ.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print

  3. Combined preoperative traction with instrumented posterior occipitocervical fusion for severe ventral brainstem compression secondary to displaced os odontoideum: technical report of 2 cases.
    Abd-El-Barr MM, Snyder BD, Emans JB, Proctor MR, Hedequist D.
    J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Dec;25(6):724-729.

  4. Deep Surgical Site Infections Following Pediatric Cervical Spine Surgery.
    Porter DA, Glotzbecker MP, Timothy Hresko M, Hedequist DJ.
    J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print]

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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. 

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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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