Description of Research Expertise:
Cost analysis, spine
Faught RWF, Church EW, Halpern CH, Balmuri U, Attiah MA, Stein SC, Dante SJ, Welch WC, Simeone FA.: Long-term quality of life after posterior cervical foraminotomy for radiculopathy. J Clini Neurol Neurosurg (142): 22-25,2016.
Argarwal P, Pierce J, Welch WC.: Cost analysis of spinal versus general anesthesis for lumbar discectomy and laminectomy spine surgery. World Neurosurgery (89): 2016.
Kanter AS, Gandhoke GS, Welch WC, Arnold PM, Cheng JS, Okonkwo DO.: A prospective, multi-center clinical and radiographic outcomes evaluation of ChronOS strip for llumbar spine fusion. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience (25): 36-40,2015.
Jaumard N, Leung J, Guarino BB, Gokhale AJ, Welch WC, Winkelstein B.: Relevant anatomic and morphologic measurememts of the rat spine: considerations for rodant models of human spine trauma. Spine (40): E1081-1092,2015.
Delitto A, Piva SR, Moore CG, Fritz JM, Wisniewski SR, Josbeno DA, Fye M, Welch WC.: Surgery versus nonsurgical treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis: a omparative effectiveness randomized trial with 2-year follow-up. Annals of Internal Medicine (162): 465-473,2015.
Holsgrove TP, Nayak NR, Welch WC, Winkelstein B.: Biomechanics. Advanced multi-axis spine testing-clinical relevance and research recommendations. International Journal of Spine Surgery (ISASS : 2015.
Church E, Halpern CH, Faught RWF, Balmuri U, Attiah M, Hayden S, Kerr M, Maloney-Wilensky E, Bynum J, Stein SC, Dante SJ, Welch WC, Simeone, FA.: Cervical laminoforaminotomy for radiculopathy: symptomatic and functional outcomes in a large cohort with long-term follow-up. Surgical Neurology International (8): 1-16,2014.
De Rojas JO, Syre P, Welch WC. Regional Anesthesia versus general anesthesia for surgery on the lumbar spine: A review of the modern literature.: Regional Anesthesia versus general anesthesia for surgery on the lumbar spine: A review of the modern literature. Clinical Neurol Neurosurg (119): 39-43,2014.
Jaumard NV, Udupa JK, Welch WC, Winkelstein BA.: Kinematic magnetic resonance imaging to define the cervical facet joint space for the spine in neutral and torsion. Spine (39): 664-672,2014.
Syre P, Bohman L-E, Baltuch G, LeRoux PL, Welch WC.: Cerebrospinal fluid leaks and their management after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: A report of 13 cases and a review of the literature. Spine : 2014.