Collaborative Orthopaedic Research (CORe)

Publications

  • Zheng Y, Dang Y, Yang Y, Li H, Zhang L, Lou E, He C, Wong MS. (2017). Whether orthotic management and exercise are equally effective to the patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in mainland China? A randomized controlled trial study. Spine, Epub ahead Sep 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002412 
  • Chan A, Parent E, San C, Narvacan K, Lou E. (2017). Intraoperative Image Guidance and Navigation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Posterior surgery: A systematic Review on Screw-Related Complications and Breach rates, The Spine Journal, 17(9):1215-1229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.04.001 
  • Chan A, Aguillon J, D Hill, Lou E. (2017). Precision and accuracy of consumer-grade motion tracking system for pedicle screw placement in pediatric spinal fusion surgery. Journal of Medical Engineering and Physics, 46:33-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2017.05.003 
  • Lou E, Hill D, Donauer A, Tilburn M, Hedden D, Moreau M. (2017). Results of ultrasound-assisted brace casting for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders, 12:23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13013-017-0130-2 
  • Zheng R, Hill D, Hedden D, Moreau M, Lawrence H Le, Raso J, Lou E. (2017). Assessment of curve flexibility on scoliotic surgical candidates using ultrasound imaging method.Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 43(5):934-942. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2017.01.017   Epub 2017-Mar- 6. 
  • Lou E, Hill D, Tilburn M, Donauer A, Southon S, Hedden D, Moreau M. (2017). Using curve flexibility to predict in-brace correction for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS): A pilot study.Canadian Journal of Surgery, 60(3):S90. 
  • Lou E, Hill D, Tilburn M, Donauer A, Southon S, Hedden D, Moreau M. (2017). Using ultrasonography to assist brace casting for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, Canadian Journal of Surgery, 60(3):S90. 
  • Abdollah V, Parent EC, Battié MC. (2017). MRI evaluation of the effects of extension exercises on the disc fluid content and location of the centroid of the fluid distribution. Musculoskelet Sci Pract, 33:67-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2017.11.008. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 29180112 
  • Schreiber S, Parent EC, Hill DL, Hedden DM, Moreau MJ, Southon SC. (2017). Schroth physiotherapeutic scoliosis-specific exercises for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: how many patients require treatment to prevent one deterioration? - results from a randomized controlled trial - "SOSORT 2017 Award Winner". Scoliosis Spinal Disord, 12:26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13013-017-0137-8   eCollection 2017. PMID: 29164179 
  • Alanazi MH, Parent EC, Dennett E. (2017). Effect of stabilization exercise on back pain, disability and quality of life in adult with scoliosis: a systematic review. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med, 2017 Nov 16. http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S1973-9087.17.05062-6  Epub ahead of print. PMID: 29144110 
  • Abdollah V*, Parent EC, Battié MC. (2017). Is the location of the signal intensity weighted centroid a reliable measurement of fluid displacement within the disc? Biomedical Engineering – Biomedizinische Technik. Epub ahead of print 1-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/bmt-2016-0178  PMID: 28632492. 
  • Chan A**, Parent E, Narvacan K, San C, Lou E. (2017). Intraoperative image guidance compared with free-hand methods in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis posterior spinal surgery: A systematic review on screw-related complications and breach rates.The Spine Journal, Epub 17-APR-2017, 1-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.04.001 PMID: 28428081. 
  • Hong A, Jaswal N, Westover L, Parent EC, Moreau M, Hedden D, Adeeb S. (2017). Surface topography classification trees for assessing severity and monitoring progression in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 42(13):E781-E787. Epub ahead of print. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000001971 
  • Zapata K, Parent EC, Sucato D. (2016). Immediate effects of scoliosis-specific corrective exercises on the Cobb angle after one week and after one year of practice. Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders, 11(Suppl2) paper 36:87-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13013-016-0101-z PMID: 27785475. 
  • Dwight M, Bettany-Saltikov J, Parent E. (2016). The role of physiotherapy in the treatment of scoliosis. Orthopaedic Division Review, 29(3):1-15.  
  • Wong AY, Parent EC, Prasad N, Huang C, Chan KM, Kawchuk GN. (2016). Does experimental low back pain change posteroanterior lumbar spinal stiffness and trunk muscle activity? A randomized crossover study. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon),34:45-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.03.006. Epub 2016 Mar 31. 
  • Schreiber S, Parent EC, Moez EK, Hedden D, Hill, D, Moreau M, Lou E, Watkins E, Southon SC. (2016). Schroth physiotherapeutic scoliosis-specific exercises added to the standard of care lead to better Cobb angle outcomes in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis - An assessor and statistician blinded randomized controlled trial. PLOS ONE http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0168746   
  • Lou E, Zheng R, Hill D, Moreau M, Hedden D, Southon S. (2016). Can ultrasound detect curve progression of scoliosis without ionizing radiation? Canadian Journal of Surgery, 59(3suppl2): S42-S43. 
  • Nguyen KC, Le HL, Kaopatur RN, Zheng R, Lou E, Major P. (2016). High-resolution ultrasonic imaging of dento-periodontal tissues using a multi-element phased array system. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 44(10):2874-2886. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-016-1634-2 
  • Wang Q, Li M, Lam TP, Chu W, Cheng J, Lou E, Wong MS. (2016). Validity study of vertebral rotation measurement using three-dimensional ultrasound in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 421(7):1473-1481. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2016.02.011 
  • Chen W, Lou E, Le LH. (2016). Reliability of the axial vertebral rotation measurements of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using the center of lamina method on ultrasound images: in-vitro and in-vivo study. Journal of European Spine, 25(10):3265-3273. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-016-4492-6 
  • Zheng R, Young M, Hill D, Le HL, Moreau M, Mahood JK, Hedden D, Southon S, Lou E. (2016). Improvement on the accuracy and reliability of ultrasound coronal curvature measurement on AIS with the aid of previous radiographs. Spine, 41(5) 404-411. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000001244 
  • Lou E, Moreau M, Mahood JK, Hedden DM, Hill D, Raso JV. (2016). How quantity and quality of brace wear affect the brace treatment outcomes for AIS Patients, Journal of European Spine, 25(2) 495-499. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-015-4233-2 
  • Schreiber S*, Parent EC, Moez EK, Hedden DM, Hill D, Moreau M, Lou E, Watkins EM*, Southon S. (2015). The effect of Schroth exercises added to the standard of care on the quality of life and muscle endurance in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis – an assessor and statistician blinded randomized controlled trial: “SOSORT 2015 Award Winner”. Scoliosis, 18(10):24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13013-015-0048-5
  • Wong AYL*, Parent EC, Dhillon SS, Prasad N, Kawchuk GN. (2015). Do participants with low back pain who respond to spinal manipulative therapy differ biomechanically from non-responders, untreated or asymptomatic controls? Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 40(17):1329-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000000981
  • Abdollah V, Parent E, Battie MC. (2015). Reliability of semi-automatic lumbar intervertebral disc signal intensity and height measurements from T2-weighted MR Images. The Spine Journal
  • Wang Q, Li M, Lou E, Wong MS. (2015). Reliability and validity study of clinical ultrasound imaging on lateral curvature of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. PLOS ONE, 10(8):e0135264 http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0135264 
  • Lueke J, Badr A, Lou E, Moussa WA. (2015). Microfabrication and integration of a Sol-Gel PZT folded spring energy harvester. Sensor, 15(6):12218-12241. http:/dx.doi.org/10.3390/s150612218 
  • Chalmers E, Westover L, Donauer A, Zhao VH, Parent E, Moreau M, Mahood JK, Hedden D, Lou E. (2015). Predicting success or failure of brace treatment for adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis. Journal of Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 53:1001-1009. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11517-015-1306-7 
  • Lou E, Chan A, Donauer A, Tilburn M, Hill D. (2015). Ultrasound assisted brace casting for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, IRSSD Best Research Paper 2014. Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders, 10:13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13013-015-0037-8 
  • Schreiber S, Parent EC, Moez EM, Hedden DM, Moreau MJ, Hill D, Lou E, Watkins E, Southon S. The effect of Schroth exercises added to the standard care on the quality of life and muscle endurance in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis-an assessor and statician blinded randomized controlled trial: “SOSORT 2015 Award Winner”, Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders,10:24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13013-015-0048-5 
  • Young M, Hill D, Zheng R, Lou E. (2015). Reliability and accuracy of ultrasound measurements with and without the aid of previous radiographs in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Journal of European Spine, 24(7):1427-1433. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-015-3855-8 
  • Zheng R, Chan A, Chen W, Hill D, Le LH, Moreau M, Mahood JK, Hedden D, Southon S, Lou E. (2015). Intra- and inter-rater reliability of coronal curvature measurement for AIS using ultrasonic imaging method. Journal of Spine Deformity, 3(2):151-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2014.08.008 
  • Chalmers E, Pedrycz W, Lou E. (2015). Human experts’ and a fuzzy models predictions of outcomes of scoliosis treatment: A comparative analysis. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering,  62(3):1001-1007. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2014.2377594 
  • Morrison D, Chan A, Hill D, Parent EC, Lou E. (2015). Correlation between Cobb Angle, Spinous Process Angle (SPA) and Apical Vertebrae Rotation (AVR) on posteroanterior radiographs in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Journal of European Spine, 24(12):306-312. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-014-3684-1 
  • Nguyen D, Vo Q, Le LH, Lou E. (2015). Validation of 3D surface reconstruction of vertebrae and spinal column using 3D ultrasound data – A pilot study. Journal of Medical Engineering and Physics, 37(2):239-244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2014.11.007 
  • Lou E, Moreau M, Mahood JK, Hedden DM, Hill D, Raso JV. (2015). How quantity and quality of brace wear affect the brace treatment outcomes for AIS Patients. Journal of European Spine,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-015-4233-2
  • Chalmers E, Westover L, Donauer A, Zhao VH, Parent E, Moreau M, Mahood JK, Hedden D, Lou E. (2015). Predicting success or failure of brace treatment for adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis, Journal of Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11517-015-1306-7,2015 
  • Young M, Hill D, Zheng R, Lou E. (2015).  Reliability and accuracy of ultrasound measurements with and without the aid of previous radiographs in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.  Journal of European Spine, 24(7): 1427-1433. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-015-3855-8 
  • Chalmers E, Zhao VH, Hill DL, Lou E. (2015). An advanced compliance monitor for patients undergoing brace treatment for idiopathic scoliosis.  Journal of Medical Engineering and Physics, 37(2):203-209. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2014.12.010 
  • Zheng R, Chan A, Chen W, Hill D, Le LH, Moreau M, Mahood JK, Hedden D, Southon S, Lou E. (2015). Reliability study of coronal curvature measurement on AIS using ultrasonic imaging method. Journal of Spine Deformity, 3(2):151-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2014.08.008 
  • Chalmers E, Pedrycz W, Lou E. (2015). Human experts’ and a fuzzy models predictions of outcomes of scoliosis treatment: A comparative analysis. IEEE Transaction on Biomedical Engineering, 62(3):1001-1007. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2014.2377594 
  • Morrison D, Chan A, Hill D, Parent EC, Lou E. (2015). Correlation between Cobb Angle, Spinous Process Angle (SPA) and Apical Vertebrae Rotation (AVR) on posteroanterior radiographs inaAdolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Journal of European Spine, 24(12):306-312. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-014-3684-1.
  • Ho C, Parent EC, Watkins E, Moreau MJ, Hedden D, El-Rich M, Adeeb S. (2015). Asymmetry assessment using surface topography in healthy adolescents. Symmetry, 7(3):1436-1454. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/sym7031436
  • Komeili A, Westover L, Parent EC, El-Rich M, Adeeb S. (2015). Monitoring for idiopathic scoliosis curve progression using surface topography asymmetry analysis of the torso in adolescents. Spine J, 15(4):743-51.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2015.01.018   Epub 2015 Jan 20. 
  • Komeili A, Westover L, Parent E, El-Rich, M, Adeeb S. (2015). Correlation between a novel surface topography asymmetry analysis and radiographic data in scoliosis. Spine Deformity, 3(4):303-311. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2015.02.002 
  • Nguyen D, Vo Q, Le LH, Lou E. (2014). Validation of 3D surface reconstruction of vertebrae and spinal column using 3D ultrasound data : A pilot study.  Journal of Medical Engineering and Physics, 37(2):239-244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2014.11.007 
  • Schreiber S, Parent EC, Hedden DM, Moreau MJ, Hill D, Lou E. (2014). Effect of Schroth exercises on curve characteristics and clinical outcomes in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: protocol for a multicentre randomized controlled trial. Journal of Physiotherapy, 60(4):234.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphys.2014.08.005
  • Hill S, Franco-Sepulveda E, Komeili A, Trovato A, Parent E, Hill D, Lou E. Adeeb S. (2014). Assessing asymmetry using reflection and rotoinversion in biomedical engineering applications, Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 228(5):523-529.  http://dx/doi.org/10.1177/0954411914531115 
  • Chan A, Morrison D, Hill D, Parent E, Lou E. (2014). Intra- and inter-observer reliability of the Cobb Angle and Vertebral Rotation Angle and Spinous Process Angle for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, Journal of Spine Deformity, 2:168-175.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspd.2014.02.006
  • Bettany-Saltikov J, Parent E, Romano M, Villagrasa M, Negrini S. (2014).  Physiotherapeutic scoliosis-specific exercises for adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med, 50(1):111-21. Epub 2014 Feb 13. Review. PMID: 24525556.  Access to free download is: http://www.minervamedica.it/en/journals/europa-medicophysica/article.php?cod=R33Y2014N01A0111 
  • Komeili A, Westover LM, Parent EC, Moreau M, El-Rich M, Adeeb S. (2014). Surface topography asymmetry maps categorizing external deformity in scoliosis. Spine J, 14(6):973-83.e2.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.09.032   Epub 2013 Oct 17.
  • Trovato A, Komeili A, Westover L, Parent E, Moreau M, Adeeb S. (2014). Examination of the breast asymmetry associated with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using surface topography methods. Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, 34(6):612-617. 
  • Chen W, Lou E, Zhang P, Le LH. (2013). Reliability of assessing the coronal curvature of scoliosis by using the center of lamina method on ultrasound images. Journal of Children’s Orthoapedic, 7:521-529. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11832-013-0539-y 
  • Chan A, Lou E, Hill D. (2013). Review of current technologies and methods supplementing brace treatment in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedic, 7(4):309-316. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11832-013-0500-0 
  • Lou E, Hill DL, Raso JV, Donauer A, Moreau MJ, Mahood JK, Hedden DM. (2012). Smart brace versus standard rigid brace for the treatment of scoliosis: A pilot study. In Research into Spinal Deformities 8 Series Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, IOS Press Oxford, 176:338-341. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-067-3-33
  • Lou E, Hill DL, Raso JV, Donauer A, Moreau MJ, Mahood JK, Hedden DM. (2012). Brace wear characteristics during the first 6 months for the treatment of scoliosis. In Research into Spinal Deformities 8 Series Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, IOS Press Oxford, 176:346-349. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-067-3-346 
  • Chalmers E, Lou E, Hill D, Zhao V, Wong MS. (2012). Development of a pressure control system for brace treatment for scoliosis. Journal of IEEE Transaction Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 20(4): 557-563. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2012.2192483 
  • Chan A, Lou E, Hill D, Faulkner G. (2012). Design and validation of transducers to measure interface force distribution in a spinal orthosis. Journal of Medical and Engineering Physics, 34(9): 1310-1316.
  • Parent EC, Damaraju S, Hill DL, Lou E, Smetaniuk D. (2010). Identifying the best surface topography parameters for detecting idiopathic scoliosis curve progression. Stud Health Technol Inform, 158:78-82.
  • Parent EC, Dang R, Hill D, Mahood J, Moreau M, Raso J, Lou E. (2010). Score distribution of the scoliosis research society-22 questionnaire in subgroups of patients of all ages with idiopathic scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 35(5):568-77. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181b9c9c0
  • Parent EC, Wong D, Hill D, Mahood J, Moreau M, Raso VJ, Lou E. (2010). The association between Scoliosis Research Society-22 scores and scoliosis severity changes at a clinically relevant threshold. Spine (Phila Pa 1976),  35(3):315-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181cabe75
  • Parent EC, Hill D, Mahood J, Moreau M, Raso J, Lou E. (2009). Discriminative and predictive validity of the scoliosis research society-22 questionnaire in management and curve-severity subgroups of adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 34(22):2450-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181af28bf 
  • Parent EC, Hill D, Moreau M, Mahood J, Raso J, Lou E. (2007). Score distribution of the Scoliosis Quality of Life Index questionnaire in different subgroups of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 32(16):1767-77.