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    Sina Pourtaheri

    TitleClinical Instructor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentOrthopedic Surgery
    Address200 W. Arbor Drive #8894
    CA San Diego 92103
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      1. Ajiboye RM, Zoller SD, D'Oro A, Burke ZD, Sheppard W, Wang C, Buser Z, Wang JC, Pourtaheri S. Utility of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring for Lumbar Pedicle Screw Placement Is Questionable: A Review of 9957 Cases. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Jul 01; 42(13):1006-1010. PMID: 27851660.
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      2. Drysch A, Ajiboye RM, Sharma A, Li J, Reza T, Harley D, Park DY, Pourtaheri S. Effectiveness of Reoperations for Adjacent Segment Disease Following Lumbar Spinal Fusion. Orthopedics. 2017 Jun 29; 1-7. PMID: 28662247.
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      3. Ajiboye RM, Alas H, Mosich GM, Sharma A, Pourtaheri S. Radiographic and Clinical Outcomes of Anterior and Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusions: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Comparative Studies. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Jun 15. PMID: 28622187.
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      4. Pourtaheri S, Sharma A, Savage J, Kalfas I, Mroz TE, Benzel E, Steinmetz MP. Pelvic retroversion: a compensatory mechanism for lumbar stenosis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2017 Aug; 27(2):137-144. PMID: 28598295.
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      5. Ajiboye RM, Pourtaheri S. TO THE EDITOR. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 05 01; 42(9):E565. PMID: 28441299.
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      6. Ajiboye RM, Zoller SD, Sharma A, Mosich GM, Drysch A, Li J, Reza T, Pourtaheri S. Intraoperative Neuromonitoring for Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery: What Is the Evidence? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Mar 15; 42(6):385-393. PMID: 27390917.
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      7. Ajiboye RM, Pourtaheri S. Reply to the Letter to the Editor: Routine Use of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring During ACDFs for the Treatment of Spondylotic Myelopathy and Radiculopathy Is Questionable: A Review of 15,395 Cases. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Feb 14. PMID: 28198776.
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      8. Ajiboye RM, Pourtaheri S. Reply to the Letter to the Editor: Routine Use of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring During ACDFs for the Treatment of Spondylotic Myelopathy and Radiculopathy Is Questionable: A Review of 15,395 Cases. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Feb 14. PMID: 28198778.
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      9. Issa K, Pourtaheri S, Stewart T, Faloon M, Sahai N, Mease S, Sinha K, Hwang K, Emami A. Clinical Differences Between Monomicrobial and Polymicrobial Vertebral Osteomyelitis. Orthopedics. 2017 Mar 01; 40(2):e370-e373. PMID: 27841926.
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      10. Issa K, Pourtaheri S, Vijapura A, Stewart T, Sinha K, Hwang K, Emami A. Delay in Diagnosis of Vertebral Osteomyelitis Affects the Utility of Cultures. Surg Technol Int. 2016 Oct 26; XXIX:379-383. PMID: 27608747.
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      11. Pourtaheri S, Issa K, Stewart T, Patel Y, Sinha K, Hwang K, Emami A. When Do You Drain Epidural Abscesses of the Spine? Surg Technol Int. 2016 Oct 26; XXIX:374-378. PMID: 27608748.
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      12. Emami A, Faloon M, Issa K, Shafa E, Pourtaheri S, Sinha K, Hwang KS. Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion in the Outpatient Setting. Orthopedics. 2016 Nov 01; 39(6):e1218-e1222. PMID: 27482728.
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      13. Pourtaheri S, Issa K, Stewart T, Shafa E, Ajiboye R, Buerba RA, Lord E, Hwang K, Mangels D, Emami A. Comparison of Instrumented and Noninstrumented Surgical Treatment of Severe Vertebral Osteomyelitis. Orthopedics. 2016 May 01; 39(3):e504-8. PMID: 27135455.
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      14. Pourtaheri S, Shah SA, Ditro CP, Holmes L, Mackenzie WG. Preoperative halo-gravity traction with and without thoracoscopic anterior release for skeletal dysplasia patients with severe kyphoscoliosis. J Child Orthop. 2016 Apr; 10(2):135-42. PMID: 27016925; PMCID: PMC4837168.
      15. Pourtaheri S, Issa K, Lord E, Ajiboye R, Drysch A, Hwang K, Faloon M, Sinha K, Emami A. Paraspinal Muscle Atrophy After Lumbar Spine Surgery. Orthopedics. 2016 Mar-Apr; 39(2):e209-14. PMID: 26840699.
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      16. Pourtaheri S, Billings C, Bogatch M, Issa K, Haraszti C, Mangel D, Lord E, Park H, Ajiboye R, Ashana A, Emami A. Outcomes of Instrumented and Noninstrumented Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion. Orthopedics. 2015 Dec; 38(12):e1104-9. PMID: 26652331.
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      17. Pourtaheri S, Miller F, Dabney K, Shah SA, Dubowy S, Holmes L. Deep Wound Infections After Pediatric Scoliosis Surgery. Spine Deform. 2015 Nov; 3(6):533-540. PMID: 27927555.
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      18. Pourtaheri S, Hwang K, Faloon M, Issa K, Mease SJ, Mangels D, Sinha K, Emami A. Ultra-low-dose recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 for 3-level anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion. Orthopedics. 2015 Apr; 38(4):241-5. PMID: 25901613.
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      19. Rifai A, Pourtaheri S, Carbone A, Callaghan JJ, Stadler CM, Record N, Issa K. Bilateral femur fractures associated with short-term bisphosphonate use. Orthopedics. 2015 Feb; 38(2):e139-42. PMID: 25665120.
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      20. Issa K, Rifai A, Boylan MR, Pourtaheri S, McInerney VK, Mont MA. Do various factors affect the frequency of manipulation under anesthesia after primary total knee arthroplasty? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jan; 473(1):143-7. PMID: 25002219; PMCID: PMC4390931.
      21. Pourtaheri S, Emami A, Stewart T, Hwang K, Issa K, Harwin SF, Mont MA. Hip flexion contracture caused by an intraspinal osteochondroma of the lumbar spine. Orthopedics. 2014 Apr; 37(4):e398-402. PMID: 24762848.
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      22. Pourtaheri S, Emami A, Hwang K, Allert J, Brothers A, Issa K, Mont MA. Cervical corpectomy with ultra-low-dose rhBMP-2 in high-risk patients: 5-year outcomes. Orthopedics. 2013 Dec; 36(12):931-5. PMID: 24579211.
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      23. Pourtaheri S, Emami A, Sinha K, Faloon M, Hwang K, Shafa E, Holmes L. The role of magnetic resonance imaging in acute cervical spine fractures. Spine J. 2014 Nov 01; 14(11):2546-53. PMID: 24269913.
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      24. Issa K, McElroy MJ, Pourtaheri S, Patel S, Jauregui J, Mont MA. Outcomes of primary total knee arthroplasty in the morbidly obese patients. J Long Term Eff Med Implants. 2013; 23(4):301-7. PMID: 24579897.
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