SPORT-Related Papers

Papers using SPORT data (chronological order; most recent first)

Desai A, Ball PA, Bekelis K, Lurie JD, Mirza SK, Tosteson TD, Weinstein JN. Outcomes after incidental durotomy during first-time lumbar discectomy. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011;14(5):647-53. PMID: 21375385; PMCID: PMC4517441.

Desai A, Ball PA, Bekelis K, Lurie J, Mirza SK, Tosteson TD, Zhao W, Weinstein JN. Surgery for lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis in Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial: does incidental durotomy affect outcome? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012;37(5):406-13. PMID: 21971123; PMCID: 3279597.

Desai A, Ball PA, Bekelis K, Lurie JD, Mirza SK, Tosteson TD, Weinstein JN. Outcomes after incidental durotomy during first-time lumbar discectomy. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011;14(5):647-53. PMID: 21375385; PMCID: PMC4517441.

Lurie JD, Spratt KF, Blood EA, Tosteson TD, Tosteson AN, Weinstein JN. Effects of viewing an evidence-based video decision aid on patients' treatment preferences for spine surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011;36(18):1501-4. PMID: 21358485; PMCID: 3115521.

McDonough CM, Tosteson TD, Tosteson AN, Jette AM, Grove MR, Weinstein JN. A longitudinal comparison of 5 preference-weighted health state classification systems in persons with intervertebral disk herniation. Med Decis Making. 2011;31(2):270-80. PMID: 21098419; PMCID: 3535472.

Olson PR, Lurie JD, Frymoyer J, Walsh T, Zhao W, Morgan TS, Abdu WA, Weinstein JN. Lumbar Disc Herniation in the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial: Does Educational Attainment Impact Outcome? Spine. 2011;36(26):2324-32. Epub 2011/02/12. PMID: 21311402; PMCID: 3107370.

Pearson A, Lurie J, Tosteson T, Zhao W, Abdu W, Mirza S, Weinstein J. Who should have surgery for an intervertebral disc herniation? Comparative effectiveness evidence from the spine patient outcomes research trial. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012;37(2):140-9. PMID: 21681140; PMCID: PMC3472961.

Radcliff KE, Rihn J, Hilibrand A, Diiorio T, Tosteson T, Lurie JD, Zhao W, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Weinstein JN. Does the duration of symptoms in patients with spinal stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis affect outcomes?: analysis of the spine outcomes research trial. Spine. 2011;36(25):2197-210. Epub 2011/09/14. PMID: 21912308; PMCID: 3236684.

Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Radcliff K, Kurd M, Lurie J, Blood E, Albert TJ, Weinstein JN. Duration of Symptoms Resulting from Lumbar Disc Herniation: Effect on Treatment Outcomes: Analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT). The Journal of bone and joint surgery American volume. 2011;93(20):1906-14. Epub 2011/10/21. PMID: 22012528.

Pearson A, Blood E, Lurie J, Abdu W, Sengupta D, Frymoyer JW, Weinstein J. Predominant leg pain is associated with better surgical outcomes in degenerative spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis: results from the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT). Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011;36(3):219-29. PMID: 21124260; PMCID: 3057763.

Freedman MK, Hilibrand AS, Blood EA, Zhao W, Albert TJ, Vaccaro AR, Oleson CV, Morgan TS, Weinstein JN. The impact of diabetes on the outcomes of surgical and nonsurgical treatment of patients in the spine patient outcomes research trial. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011;36(4):290-307. PMID: 21270715; PMCID: 4005359.

Pearson A, Blood E, Lurie J, Tosteson T, Abdu WA, Hillibrand A, Bridwell K, Weinstein J. Degenerative spondylolisthesis versus spinal stenosis: does a slip matter? Comparison of baseline characteristics and outcomes (SPORT). Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010;35(3):298-305. PMID: 20075768; PMCID: 2887281.

Park DK, An HS, Lurie JD, Zhao W, Tosteson A, Tosteson TD, Herkowitz H, Errico T, Weinstein JN. Does multilevel lumbar stenosis lead to poorer outcomes?: a subanalysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) lumbar stenosis study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010;35(4):439-46. PMID: 20081560; PMCID: 2886146.

Krebs EE, Lurie JD, Fanciullo G, Tosteson TD, Blood EA, Carey TS, Weinstein JN. Predictors of long-term opioid use among patients with painful lumbar spine conditions. J Pain. 2010;11(1):44-52. Epub 2009/07/25. PMID: 19628436; PMCID: PMC2818028.

Atlas SJ, Tosteson TD, Blood EA, Skinner JS, Pransky GS, Weinstein JN. The impact of workers' compensation on outcomes of surgical and nonoperative therapy for patients with a lumbar disc herniation: SPORT. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010;35(1):89-97. Epub 2009/12/22. PMID: 20023603; PMCID: PMC2828633.

Spratt KF. Patient-Level Minimal Clinically Important Difference Based on Clinical Judgment and Minimally Detectable Measurement Difference: A Rationale for the SF-36 Physical Function Scale in the SPORT Intervertebral Disc Herniation Cohort. Spine. 2009;34(16):1721-31. Epub 2009/06/30. PMID: 19561562; PMCID: 2920489

Lurie JD, Doman DM, Spratt KF, Tosteson AN, Weinstein JN. Magnetic resonance imaging interpretation in patients with symptomatic lumbar spine disc herniations: comparison of clinician and radiologist readings. Spine. 2009;34(7):701-5. Epub 2009/04/01. PMID: 19333103; PMCID: PMC2754781.

Carrino JA, Lurie JD, Tosteson AN, Tosteson TD, Carragee EJ, Kaiser J, Grove MR, Blood E, Pearson LH, Weinstein JN, Herzog R. Lumbar spine: reliability of MR imaging findings. Radiology. 2009;250(1):161-70. Epub 2008/10/29. PMID: 18955509; PMCID: PMC2657480.

Abdu WA, Lurie JD, Spratt KF, Tosteson AN, Zhao W, Tosteson TD, Herkowitz H, Longely M, Boden SD, Emery S, Weinstein JN. Degenerative spondylolisthesis: does fusion method influence outcome? Four-year results of the spine patient outcomes research trial. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009;34(21):2351-60. PMID: 19755935; PMCID: PMC3750746.

Pearson AM, Lurie JD, Blood EA, Frymoyer JW, Braeutigam H, An H, Girardi FP, Weinstein JN. Spine patient outcomes research trial: radiographic predictors of clinical outcomes after operative or nonoperative treatment of degenerative spondylolisthesis. Spine. 2008;33(25):2759-66. Epub 2008/12/04. PMID: 19050582; PMCID: PMC2775527.

Pearson AM, Blood EA, Frymoyer JW, Herkowitz H, Abdu WA, Woodward R, Longley M, Emery SE, Lurie JD, Tosteson TD, Weinstein JN. SPORT Lumbar Intervertebral Disk Herniation and Back Pain: Does Treatment, Location, or Morphology Matter? Spine. 2008;33(4):428-35. PMID: 18277876; PMCID: PMC2785121.

Lurie JD, Tosteson AN, Tosteson TD, Carragee E, Carrino JA, Kaiser J, Sequeiros RT, Lecomte AR, Grove MR, Blood EA, Pearson LH, Herzog R, Weinstein JN. Reliability of magnetic resonance imaging readings for lumbar disc herniation in the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT). Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008;33(9):991-8. PMID: 18427321; PMCID: 2745940.

Lurie JD, Tosteson AN, Tosteson TD, Carragee E, Carrino JA, Kaiser J, Sequeiros RT, Lecomte AR, Grove MR, Blood EA, Pearson LH, Weinstein JN, Herzog R. Reliability of readings of magnetic resonance imaging features of lumbar spinal stenosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008;33(14):1605-10. PMID: 18552677; PMCID: PMC2754786.

Lurie JD, Faucett SC, Hanscom B, Tosteson TD, Ball PA, Abdu WA, Frymoyer JW, Weinstein JN. Lumbar discectomy outcomes vary by herniation level in the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008;90(9):1811-19. Epub 2008/09/03. PMID: 18762639; PMCID: PMC2657310.

Lurie JD, Berven SH, Gibson-Chambers J, Tosteson T, Tosteson A, Hu SS, Weinstein JN. Patient preferences and expectations for care: determinants in patients with lumbar intervertebral disc herniation. Spine. 2008;33(24):2663-8. Epub 2008/11/05. PMID: 18981962; PMCID: PMC2768262.

Shen M, Razi A, Lurie JD, Hanscom B, Weinstein J. Retrolisthesis and lumbar disc herniation: a preoperative assessment of patient function. The Spine Journal. 2007;7(4):406-13. PMID: 17630138; PMCID: PMC2278018.

McDonough CM, Tosteson AN. Measuring preferences for cost-utility analysis: how choice of method may influence decision-making. Pharmacoeconomics. 2007;25(2):93-106. PMID: 17249853; PMCID: PMC3046553.

Atlas SJ, Tosteson TD, Hanscom B, Blood EA, Pransky GS, Abdu WA, Andersson GB, Weinstein JN. What is different about worker's compensation patients?: Socioeconomic predictors of baseline disability status among patients with lumbar radiculopathy. Spine. 2007;32(18):2019-26. PMID: 17700451; PMCID: PMC2860950.

Arega A, Birkmeyer NJ, Lurie JD, Tosteson T, Gibson J, Taylor BA, Morgan TS, Weinstein JN. Racial variation in treatment preferences and willingness to randomize in the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT). Spine. 2006;31(19):2263-9. PMID: 16946665; PMCID: PMC2745937.

Cummins J, Lurie JD, Tosteson TD, Hanscom B, Abdu WA, Birkmeyer NJ, Herkowitz H, Weinstein J. Descriptive epidemiology and prior healthcare utilization of patients in the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial's (SPORT) three observational cohorts: disc herniation, spinal stenosis, and degenerative spondylolisthesis. Spine. 2006;31(7):806-14. PMID: 16582855; PMCID: PMC2775468.

McDonough CM, Grove MR, Tosteson TD, Lurie JD, Hilibrand AS, Tosteson AN. Comparison of EQ-5D, HUI, and SF-36-derived societal health state values among spine patient outcomes research trial (SPORT) participants. Qual Life Res. 2005;14(5):1321-32. PMID: 16047507; PMCID: 2782497.

Birkmeyer NJ, Weinstein JN, Tosteson AN, Tosteson TD, Skinner JS, Lurie JD, Deyo R, Wennberg JE. Design of the Spine Patient outcomes Research Trial (SPORT). Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2002;27(12):1361-72. PMID: 12065987; PMCID: PMC2922028.

Papers by authors supported by SPORT (alphabetical)

Birkmeyer NJO and Weinstein JW. Medical versus Surgical Treatment for Low Back Pain: Evidence and Clinical Practice. Effective Clinical Practice 2:218-227, 1999.
Deyo RA and Weinstein JN. Low Back Pain NEJM 34(3):363-370, 2001.
Fanciullo GJ, Ball PA, Girault G, Rose RJ, Hanscom B, Weinstein JN. An Observational Study on the Prevalence and Pattern of Opiod Use in 25,479 Patients with Spine and Radicular Pain. Spine 27(2):201-205, 2002.
Fanuele JC, Abdu WA, Hansom B, and Weinstein JN. Association Between Obesity and Functional Status in Patients with Spine Disease. Spine 27(3):306-312, 2002.
Fanuele JC, Birkmeyer NJO, Abdu WA, Tosteson TD, Weinstein JN. The Impact of Spinal Problems on the Health Status of Patients: Have we underestimated the effect? Spine 25(12):1509-1514, 2000.
Hanscom B, Lurie JD, Homa K, Weinstein JN. Computerized Questionnaires and the Quality of Study Data. Spine 27(16):1797-1801, 2002.
Jordan J, Morgan TS, Weinstein JN. Herniated Lumbar Disc. Clinical Evidence 8, 2003.
Levy HI, Hanscom B, Boden SD. A Three-Question Depression Screener used for Lumbar Disc Herniation and Spinal Stenosis. Spine 27(11):1232-1237, 2002.
Lurie JD and Weinstein JN. Shared Decision-Making and the Orthopaedic Workforce. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 385:68-75, 2001.
Lurie JD, Birkmeyer NJ, Weinstein JN. Rates of Advanced Spinal Imaging and Spine Surgery. Spine 28(6):616-620, 2003.
Lurie JD, Gerber PD, Sox HC. A Pain in the Back. NEJM 343(10):723-726, 2000.
Lurie JD. A Review of Generic Health Status Measures in Patients with Low Back Pain. Spine 25(24):3125-3129, 2000.
Skinner J, Weinstein JN, Sporer SM, Wennberg JE. Racial, Ethnic, and Geographic Disparities in Rates of Knee Arthroplasty among Medicare Patients. NEJM 349:1350-9, 2003.
Tosteson ANA. Preference-Based Health Outcome Measures in Low Back Pain. Spine 25(24):3161-3166, 2000.
Walsh TL, Hanscom B, Lurie JD, Weinstein JN. Is a Condition-Specific Instrument for Patients with Low Back Pain/Leg Symptoms Really Necessary? The Responsiveness of the Oswestry Disability Index, MODEMS, and the SF-36. Spine 28(6):607-615, 2003.
Weinstein JN and Deyo RA. Clinical Research: Issues in Data Collection. Spine 25(24):3104-3109, 2000.
Weinstein JN, Brown PW, Hanscom B, Walsh T, Nelson EG. Designing an Ambulatory Clinical Practice for Outcomes Improvement: From Vision to Reality-The Spine Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Year One. Quality Managment in Health Care, Winter 2000.