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Christopher K. Kepler, MD

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925 Chestnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(267) 339-3500

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. CCN2 suppresses catabolic effects of interleukin-1β through α5β1 and αVβ3 Integrins in nucleus pulposus cells: Implications in intervertebral disc degeneration
  2. Deviation analysis of C1-C2 transarticular screw placement assisted by a novel rapid prototyping drill template: A cadaveric study
  3. Cervical laminectomy width and spinal cord drift are risk factors for postoperative C5 palsy
  4. Effect of type II odontoid fracture nonunion on outcome among elderly patients treated without surgery: Based on the AOSpine north america geriatric odontoid fracture study
  5. AOSpine thoracolumbar spine injury classification system: Fracture description, neurological status, and key modifiers
  6. Substance p stimulates production of inflammatory cytokines in human disc cells
  7. Adjacent segment disease in the lumbar spine following different treatment interventions
  8. Neurologic injury because of trauma after Type II odontoid nonunion
  9. An organ culture system to model early degenerative changes of the intervertebral disc II: Profiling global gene expression changes
  10. Complication rates of minimally invasive spine surgery compared to open surgery: A systematic literature review
  11. Preoperative delay of more than 1 hour increases the risk of surgical site infection
  12. Neurological deficit due to cement extravasation following a vertebral augmentation procedure
  13. Response
  14. Expression and relationship of proinflammatory chemokine RANTES/CCL5 and cytokine IL-1 β in painful human intervertebral discs
  15. Comparison of open and minimally invasive techniques for posterior lumbar instrumentation and fusion after open anterior lumbar interbody fusion
  16. Functional and quality-of-life outcomes in geriatric patients with type-ii dens fracture
  17. Distinguishing pseudomeningocele, epidural hematoma, and postoperative infection on postoperative MRI
  18. Twelve-month results of a clinical pilot study utilizing pedicle-lengthening osteotomy for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis: Clinical article
  19. Risk for adjacent segment and same segment reoperation after surgery for lumbar stenosis: A subgroup analysis of the spine patient outcomes research trial (SPORT)
  20. Accuracy and complications associated with the freehand C-1 lateral mass screw fixation technique: A radiographic and clinical assessment: Clinical article