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Jack E. Zigler, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Texas Back InstituteOrthopedic Spine Surgery
6020 W. Parker Road Suite 200 Plano, TX 75093 Phone: 972-608-5000

Biography

| Practicing Locations: Plano

| Personal Quote:

“My main concern is what will help my patient. Surgery should be a last resort, but if it is necessary, I will do a great job for you.”

| Specialty: Spine Surgery

| Fellowship Training: Spinal Surgery

| Certification: Certified – American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

| Jack E. Zigler, M.D.

Jack E. Zigler, M.D. is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon at Texas Back Institute and Co-Director of the Center for Disc Replacement. Dr. Zigler earned his Medical Degree from SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Zigler was the Arnold Fellow in Spine Surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Zigler currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Cervical Spine Research Society, is a Past President of the American Spinal Injury Association, and is on the Scientific Program Committee for the Spine Arthroplasty Society. He implanted the first ProDisc lumbar artificial disc in the United States and has taught the procedure to several hundred surgeons around the world.

| Education

  • 1981-1982 Arnold Fellow in Spine Surgery, Case Western Reserve University with Henry Bohlman, M.D., Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1978-1981 Resident and Chief Resident in Orthopedic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
  • 1977-1978 Surgical Residency, Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York
  • 1977 M.D., SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York
  • 1973 B.S., Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

| Awards/Recognition

  • Associate Editor, Spine Arthroplasty Society Journal
  • Scientific Program Committee, Spinal Arthroplasty Society
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques
  • Chairman of the Membership Committee, Cervical Spine Research Society
  • President, American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA)
  • Foreign Correspondent, Coluna (Portuguese language Spine Journal)
  • Chairman, CSRS Committee on Patient Education
  • Orthopedic Section Editor, The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine
  • President, Federation of Spine Associations (FOSA)
  • Executive Committee, Chairman of Core Curriculum Committee CSRS
  • Committee on the Spine, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Program Chair, American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) for Federation of Spine Associations (FOSA)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Task Force on Aging
  • Chairman, Task Force on Aging, North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • Board of Directors, American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA)
  • Council of Spine Societies Executive Committee
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Spine Instrument Work Group
  • Contributor, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Self-Assessment Examination/Adult Spine
  • Teaching Excellence Award Rancho Los Amigos
  • Representative, Council of Musculoskeletal Specialty Societies (COMSS) of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Spinal Injury Consultant, Los Angeles Olympic Committee
  • Academic Achievement Award, Alumni Association, Upstate Medical Center College of Medicine
  • Graduated Cum Laude, SUNY Upstate Medical Center
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

| Publications, Books & Presentations

As world-renowned leaders in the field of neck and back care, back pain surgery, and neck and back pain treatment, Texas Back Institute doctors are continuously writing and presenting professional articles, publications and speaking engagements to national and international audiences.


PUBLICATIONS

1. Zigler JE, Waters RL, Nelson RW, Capen DA, Perry J: Occipito-cervico-thoracic Spine Fusion in a Patient With Occipito-cervical Dislocation and Survival. Spine 11(6):645-646, 1986.

2. Zigler J, Bahniuk E, Van Dyke C, Bohlman HH: Localization of Foreign Bodies in the Spinal Canal by the Computer – Assisted Biplanar Digitizer. Spine 11(9):892-894, 1986.

3. Zigler JE, Bohlman HH, Robinson RA, Riley LH, Dodge LD: Pyogenic Osteomyelitis of the Occiput, the Atlas, and the Axis. A Report of Five Cases. J Bone Joint Surg 69-A(7):1069-1073, 1987.

4. Zigler JE, Waters R, Capen DA, Nelson R, Rockowitz N: Posterior Cervical Fusion under Local Anesthesia. Spine 12(3):206-208, 1987.

5. Capen DA, Zigler JE, Garland D: Surgical Stabilization in Cervical Spine Trauma. Contemporary Orthop 14(2):25-32, 1987.

6. Capen DA, Nelson RW, Zigler J, Waters RL, Garland DE: Surgical Stabilization of the Cervical Spine: A Comparative Analysis of Anterior and Posterior Spine Fusions. Paraplegia 25(2):111-119, 1987.

7. Capen DA, Nelson R, Zigler JE, Waters R, Anderson L, Klein N: Staged Total Thigh Rotation Flap for Coverage of Chronic Recurrent Pressure Sores. Contemporary Orthopedics 16(6):23-30, 1988.

8. Capen DA, Nelson R, Zigler JE, Sadler CR Jr.: Cervical Laminectomy in Spinal Trauma. Contemporary Orthop 16(7):22-30, 1988.

9. Zigler JE, Capen DA: Management of Unstable Spine Injuries. Complications in Orthop July/August:124-128, 1989.

10. Kane R, Capen DA, Waters R, Zigler JE, Adkins R: Spinal Cord Injury from Civilian Gunshot Wounds: The Rancho Experience 1980-1988. J Spinal Disord 4(3):306-311, 1991.

11. Rosen C, Rothman S, Zigler JE, Capen DA: Lumbar Facet Fracture as a Possible Source of Pain after Lumbar Laminectomy. Spine 16(6 Suppl)16:S234-S238, 1991.

12. Rimoldi R, Zigler JE, Capen DA, Hu S: The Effect of Surgical Intervention on Rehabilitation Time in Patients with Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Spinal Cord Injuries. Spine 17:1443-1449, 1992.

13. Zigler JE, Field BT: Surgical Procedures for Spinal Cord Injury. Phys Med Rehab Clin N Amer 3(November), 1992.

14. Hu SS, Capen DA, Rimoldi RL, Zigler JE: The Effect of Surgical Decompression on Neurologic Outcome after Lumbar Fractures. Clin Orthop 288:166-173, 1993.

14. Jenkins LA, Capen DA, Zigler JE, Nelson RW, Nagelberg S: Cervical Spine Fusions for Trauma. A Long-Term Radiographic and Clinical Evaluation. Orthop Rev Nov(Suppl):13-19, 1994.

15. Capen DA, Gordon ML, Zigler JE, Garland DE, Nelson RW, Nagelberg S: Nonoperative Management of Upper Thoracic Spine Fractures. Orthop Rev 23(10):818-821, 1994.

16. Jenkins LA, Capen DA, Zigler JE, Nelson RW, Nagelberg S: Cervical Spine Fusions for Trauma: A Long Term Radiographic and Clinical Evaluation. Orthop Review November (Suppl):13-19, 1994.

17. Capen DA, Gordon ML, Zigler JE, Garland DE, Nelson RW, Nagelberg S: Nonoperative Management of Upper Thoracic Spine Fractures. Orthop Review XXIII (10):818-821, 1994.

18. Zigler JE, Capen DA, Rothman SL: Spinal Disease in the Aged. Clin Orthop 316:70-79, 1995.

19. Broner FA, Garland DE, Zigler JE: Spinal Infections in the Immunocompromised Host. Orthop Clin North Am 27(1):37-46, 1996.

20. Barros TE, Zigler JF, Pentelenyi TJ, Balderston RE, el-Masry WS, Meyer PR Jr: Clinical Case of the Month. Cervical Vertebral Fracture: Orthopaedic Issues. Spinal Cord 35(6):358-360, 1997.

21. Barros TE, Bohlman HH, Capen DA, Cotler J, Dons K, Biering-Sorensen F, Marchesi DG, Zigler JE: Traumatic Spondylolisthesis of the Axis: Analysis of Management. Spinal Cord 37(3):166-171, 1999.

22. Zigler JE, Anderson PA, Bridwell K, Vaccaro A: What’s New in Spine Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg 83-A(8):1285-1292, 2001.

23. Barros TE, Zigler J, Aito S, Di Lorenzo N, Wing P: Gunshot Wound to the Spine. Spinal Cord 39(10):541-544, 2001.

24. Zigler JE, Boden S, Anderson PA, Bridwell K, Vaccaro A: What’s New in Spine Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg 84-A(7):1282-1288, 2002.

25. Zigler JE, Strausser DW: The Aging Spine. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Spine 2, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Rosemont, Illinois, 2002.

26. Zigler JE, Burd TA, Vialle EN, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Lumbar Spine Arthroplasty: Early Results using the ProDisc II- A Prospective Randomized Trial of Arthroplasty versus Fusion. J Spinal Disord Tech 16(4):352-361, 2003.

27. Zigler JE, Boden S, Anderson PA, Bridwell K, Vaccaro A: What’s New in Spine Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg 85-A(8):1626-1636, 2003.

28. Zigler JE: Clinical Results with ProDisc: European Experience and U.S. Investigation Device Exemption Study. Spine 28(20):S163-S166, 2003.

29. Zigler JE. Lumbar Spine Arthroplasty Using the ProDisc II. Spine J 4(6 Suppl):260S-267S, 2004.
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32. Bridwell KH, Anderson PA, Boden SD, Vaccaro AR, Zigler JE: What’s New in Spine Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am 86-A(7):1587-1596, 2004.

33. Boden SD, Balderston RA, Heller JG, Hanley EN Jr, Zigler JE: An AOA Critical Issue. Disc Replacements: This Time Will We Really Cure Low-Back and Neck Pain? J Bone Joint Surg Am 86-A(2):411-422, 2004.

34. Zigler JE, Bennett MT: Disc Prosthesis for Lumbar Degenerative Disease and Axial Instability – ProDisc. Seminars in Spine Surgery 17(4): 285-296, 2005.

35. Bertagnoli R, Zigler J, Karg A, Voigt S. Complications and Strategies for Revision Surgery in Total Disc Replacement. Orthop Clin North Am 36(3):389-395, 2005.

36. Bertagnoli R, Tropiano P, Zigler J, Karg A, Voigt S. Hybrid Constructs. Orthop Clin North Am 36(3):379-388, 2005.

37. Dickerman RD, Zigler JE: A Traumatic Vertebral Artery Dissection after Cervical Corpectomy: A Traction Injury? Spine 30(21):E658-E661, 2005.

38. Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD: Patient Selection for Lumbar Arthroplasty. Seminars in Spine Surgery 18:40-46, 2006.

39. Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Two to Three Year Follow-up of ProDisc-L: Results from a Prospective Randomized Trial of Arthroplasty versus Fusion. SAS J 1(2):63-67, 2007.

40. Zigler J, Delamarter R, Spivak JM, Linovitz RJ, Danielson GO 3rd, Haider TT, Cammisa F, Zucherman J, Balderston R, Kitchel S, Foley K, Watkins R, Bradford D, Yue J, Yuan H, Herkowitz H, Geiger D, Bendo J, Peppers T, Sachs B, Girardi F, Kropf M: Results of the Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Food And Drug Administration Investigational Device Exemption Study of the ProDisc-L Total Disc Replacement versus Circumferential Fusion for the Treatment of 1-Level Degenerative Disc Disease. Spine 32(11):1155-1162, 2007.

41. Dickerman RD, Zigler JE: [Letter to the Editor] Re: Carragee EJ, Lincoln T, Parmar VS, et al. A Gold Standard Evaluation of the ‘Discogenic Pain’ Diagnosis as Determined by Provocative Discography. Spine 15 32(2):287-288, 2007.

42. Dickerman RD, Reynolds AS, Stevens Q, Zigler J: [Letter] Cervical Pedicle Screws vs. Lateral Mass Screws: Uniplanar Fatigue Analysis and Residual Pullout Strengths. Spine J 7(3):384, 2007.

43. Zigler J, Walsh J, Zigler J: Medical Device Reporting: Issues with Class III Medical Devices. Food Drug Law J 62(3):573-580, 2007.

44. Leahy M, Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD, Rashbaum RF, Sachs BL: Comparison of Results of Total Disc Replacement in Post-Discectomy Patients versus Patients with No Previous Lumbar Surgery. Spine 33(15):1690-1693, 2008.

45. Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD: Comparison of Two-level vs. One-level Total Disc Replacement: Data from a Prospective FDA-regulated Trial. SAS J 2(3):140-144, 2008.

46. Guyer RD, Siddiqui S, Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD, Blumenthal SL, Sachs BL, Hochschuler SH, Rashbaum RF: Lumbar Spinal Arthroplasty: Analysis of One Center’s 20 Best and 20 Worst Clinical Outcomes. Spine 33(23):2566-2569, 2008.
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47. Rohan MX Jr, Ohnmeiss DD, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Blumenthal SL, Hochschuler SH, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF: Relationship between the Length of Time Off Work Pre-operatively and Clinical Outcome at 24-month Follow-up in Patients Undergoing Total Disc Replacement or Fusion. Accepted for publication in Spine J.

48. Murrey D, Janssen M, Delamarter R, Goldstein J, Zigler J, Tay B, Darden B: Results of the Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Multicenter Food and Drug Administration Investigational Device Exemption Study of the Prodisc-C Total Disc Replacement Versus Anterior Discectomy and Fusion for the Treatment Of 1-Level Symptomatic Cervical Disc Disease. Accepted for publication in Spine J.


BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

1. Zigler JE: Rehabilitation of Spinal Cord Injuries Following Cervical Fracture. In Regan JJ (ed) Cervical Spine Disease – State of the Art Reviews, Hanley and Belfus; May 1991, 235-258.

2. Capen DA, Zigler JE: Spinal Cord Injury. In Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Second Edition. Churchill Livingstone, 1992.

3. Zigler JE: Rehabilitation of Acute Spinal Cord Injury. In: Hochschuler SH, Cotler HB, Guyer RD (eds) Rehabilitation of the Spine: Science and Practice. Mosby-Year Book, Inc., Chicago, Illinois. 1993.

4. Zigler JE: Spinal Injuries in the Elderly. In Comprehensive Management of Spine Trauma, Mosby 1997.

5. Levine A, Garfin S, Eismont F, Zigler JE: (eds) Spine Trauma. W.B. Saunders Company. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1998.

6. Zigler JE, Resnick C, Adkins M, Thompson L: Rehabilitation. In Levine A et al (eds) Spine Trauma. W.B. Saunders Company. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1998.

7. Zigler JE, Capen DA: Epidemiology of Spinal Cord Injury. In Levine A et al (eds) Spine Trauma. W.B. Saunders Company. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1998.

8. Rimoldi RL, Zigler JE: Immediate Postoperative Care. In Levine A et al (eds) Spine Trauma. W.B. Saunders Company. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1998.

9. Zigler JE, McGregor M, Triano JJ: Whiplash. In Orthopaedics. Mosby 2002.

10. Zigler JE, Johnson MC: Whiplash: Diagnosis and Treatment. AAOS monograph Neck Pain. 2004.

11. Guyer RD, Zigler JE (Editors): Spinal Arthroplasty: A New Era in Spine Care. Quality Medical Publishing. St. Louis, MO; 2005.

12. Zigler JE: ProDisc: Long and Intermediate-Term Clinical Results. In: Guyer RD, Zigler JE (eds) Spinal Arthroplasty: A New Era in Spine Care. Quality Medical Publishers, St. Louis, MO. 2005; pp 93-100.

13. Dickerman RD, Zigler JE: Discogenic Low Back Pain. In Spivak JM, Connelly PJ (eds): Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Spine 3. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Rosemont, Illinois, 2006, pp. 319-29.
14. Zigler JE: Medical Rehabilitation after Spinal Cord Injury. In: The Cervical Spine, 5th
Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; in press.

15. Dickerman RD, Guyer RD: Intraoperative EMG Monitoring. In: Levine A, Eismont F, Garfin S, Zigler J (eds): Spine Trauma. Elsevier, London, England; in press.

PRESENTATIONS

1. Bohlman HH, Goodfellow D, Zigler JE, Robinson RA: Analysis of the Robinson Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion in 105 Patients. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 1984.

2. Bohlman HH, Dudley AH, Smith G, Zigler JE: Surgical Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Long Term Follow up of 150 Patients. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 1984.

3. Nelson R, Capen D, Waters RL, Garland DE, Passoff TL, Zigler JE: Non-operative Stabilization of Cervical Spine Fractures and Dislocations – A Series Review and Long Term Follow up. Orthopedic American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 1984.

4. Capen DA, Sadler C, Nelson R, Zigler JE, Waters JE: Decompressive Laminectomy in Cervical Spine Trauma: Early and Late Complications. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 1985.

5. Zigler JE: Symposium on Treatment of Cervical Spine Injuries. Federation of Spine Associations. February, 1986; New Orleans, Louisiana.

6. Zigler JE: Posterior Cervical Spine Fusion using Local Anesthesia. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. February, 1986; New Orleans, Louisiana.

7. Zigler JE: Anesthetic Complications in Acute Cervical Spine Injury. Instructional Course – American Spinal Injury Association. March, 1986; San Francisco, California.

8. Zigler JE: Posterior Cervical Spine Fusion under Local Anesthesia. American Spinal Injury Association. March, 1986; San Francisco, California.

9. Zigler JE: Posterior Cervical Spine Fusion under Local Anesthesia, North American Orthopedic Society. September, 1986; Downey, California.

10. Zigler JE: Update and New Procedures – Cervical Spine. University of Southern California School of Medicine. October 1992; Los Angeles, California.

11. Zigler JE: Symposium of Cervical Spine Instrumentation. Federation of Spine Associations. February, 1993; San Francisco, California.

12. Zigler JE: Instructional Course: Imaging of the Spine. American Spinal Injury Association. May, 1993; San Diego, California.

13. Zigler JE: Instructional Course: Spine Imaging. Federation of Spine Associations. February, 1994; New Orleans, Louisiana.

14. Zigler JE, Smith DE, Capen DA: Functional Recovery After Anterior Cervical Decompression and Arthrodesis: A Long Term Motor Improvement. Cervical Spine Research Society. 1994.
15. Zigler JE: Spine Surgery Update – Stabilization Techniques. American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. October, 1994; Anaheim, California.

16. Zigler JE: Guest Lecturer – Spinal Cord Injury. Martin Luther King – Drew Medical Center. October, 1994; Los Angeles, California.

17. Zigler JE: Lecturer and Workshop Instructor – Spine Study Group. May, 1995; Rancho Mirage, California.

18. Zigler JE: Guest Lecturer – Surgical Treatment of Cervical Stenotic Myelopathy. USC Spine Lecture Series. June, 1995; Los Angeles, California.

19. Zigler JE: Orthopedic Grand Rounds. University of California – Irvine Medical Center. July, 1995; Orange, California.

20. Zigler JE: Cervical Laminoplasty: Evolution of Surgical Technique and Results in Twenty-Six Myelopathic Patients. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. February, 1996; Atlanta, Georgia.

21. Zigler JE: Treatment of Cervical Myelopathy. Neuroscience conference series. March, 1996; Plano, Texas.

22. Zigler JE: Cervical Laminoplasty Update. Federation of Spine Associations. March, 1997; San Francisco, California.

23. Zigler JE: The Role of Spinal Fusion in Decreasing Rehabilitation Time in Tetraplegics with Unstable Cervical Spine Injuries. Spine Across the Sea. April, 1997; Kona, Hawaii.

24. Zigler JE: Symposium on the Aging Spine. North American Spine Society. October, 1997; New York, New York.

25. Zigler JE: The Universal Spine Fracture Classification System. Brazilian Spine Society. November, 1997; Gramado, Brazil.

26. Zigler JE: The Surgical Treatment of Spondylotic Myelopathy by Cervical Laminoplasty. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Orthopedic Grand Rounds. December, 1997; Dallas, Texas.

27. Massoud B, Ohnmeiss DD, Rinn C, Guyer RD, Hochschuler SH, Rashbaum RF, Blumenthal SL, Zigler JE, Regan JJ, Fulp T: Results of Hardware Removal in the Lumbar Spine and the Role of Diagnostic Hardware Injection. Dialogue and Controversy in Spinal Surgery. April, 1998; Stove Mountain, Georgia.

28. Zigler JE: Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. Brazilian Spinal Injury Association. June, 1998; Foz Iguassu, Brazil.

29. Zigler JE: Instructor, Spine Course. January, 1999; Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

30. Sengupta D, Ohnmeiss DD, Mulholland R, Webb J, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Hochschuler SH: Fulcrum Assisted Soft Stabilization (FASS) in the Treatment of Activity Related Low Back Pain – A New Concept. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 1999; Kona, Hawaii.

31. Zigler JE: Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Cervical Spine. Brazilian Spine Societies. September, 1999; Commandatuba, Brazil.
32. Zigler JE: Symposium Moderator: Lumbar Discogenic Pain. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. March, 2000; Orlando, Florida.

33. Zigler JE: Anterior Cervical Reconstruction. Spine Across the Sea. July, 2000; Kona, Hawaii.

34. Zigler JE: Spinal Cord Injury Treatment. SBOT 2000. November, 2000; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

35. Burton DC, Ohnmeiss DD, Zigler JE, Blumenthal SL, Rashbaum RF, Guyer RD, Regan JJ: Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion with Allograft Bone and Plate Fixation. American Spinal Injury Association. May, 2001; Long Beach, California.

36. Hisey MS, Bash J, Ohnmeiss DD, Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Blumenthal SL, Regan JJ, Hochschuler SH, Rashbaum RF: Is There an Association Between Using ADCON-LTM and the Incidence of Recurrent Disc Herniation? American Spinal Injury Association. May, 2001; Long Beach, California.

37. Zigler JE: Spinal Surgery in the Elderly. JPSSSTSS. Kyoto, Japan; September, 2001.

38. Zigler JE: Symposium Moderator: Lumbar Disc Replacement. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. February, 2002; Dallas, Texas.

39. Ohnmeiss DD, Guyer RD, Hochschuler SH, Rashbaum RF, Blumenthal SL, Zigler JE: Influence of Scan Projection on the Diagnosis of Osteoporosis in a Low Back Pain Population. Meeting of the Americas. April, 2002; New York, New York.

40. Henry S, Ohnmeiss DD, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Chang Y, Rashbaum RF, Blumenthal SL: Outcome of Anterior Cervical Fusion For Discographically Proven Pain. Meeting of the Americas. April, 2002; New York, New York.

41. Zigler JE: ProDisc Study in the US. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. May, 2002; Montpellier, France.

42. Zigler JE: Update on the US FDA Trial with ProDisc. EuroSpine. September, 2002; Nantes, France.

43. Zigler JE: Cervical Fusion with Allograft. Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty. Clinical Challenges and Advancements in Spine Surgery. July, 2002; Carlsbad, California.

44. Zigler JE: Spinal Instability Syndrome. Lumbar Disc Replacement with ProDisc. Arthroplasty Techniques and Technology. October, 2002; Dallas, Texas.

45. Zigler JE: ProDisc. Emerging Technologies in Spine. October, 2002; Washington, D.C.

46. Zigler JE: Spine Surgery and Chiropractic (Symposium). North American Spine Society. October, 2002; Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

47. Zigler JE: Diagnostic Injections. Managing the Low Back “Train Wreck” Conference. November, 2002; Plano, Texas.

48. Zigler JE: Surgical Approaches for Cervical Myelopathy. Brazilian Spinal Injury Association. December, 2002; Sao Paulo, Brazil.

49. Zigler JE, Boden S, Ohnmeiss DD: Evaluation of Iliac Crest Reconstruction in Patients Undergoing Spinal Fusion Using Iliac Crest Autograft. American Spinal Injury Association. April, 2003; Miami, Florida.

50. Zigler JE: ProDisc Semi-Constrained Lumbar Disc Replacement. American Academy of Neurosurgeons. April, 2003; San Diego, California.

51. Zigler JE: Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty with ProDisc. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics. Visiting Professor Symposium. May, 2003; Dallas, Texas.

52. Zigler JE: Lumbar Disc Replacement: Symposium. American Orthopaedic Association. June, 2003; Charleston, South Carolina.

53. Zigler JE: Vertical Lumbar Instability. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. May, 2003; Phoenix, Arizona.

54. Zigler JE: Results of ProDisc: FDA – Preliminary. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. May, 2003; Phoenix, Arizona.

55. Sachs BL, Hisey MS, Zigler JE, Burd T, Ohnmeiss DD: Clinical Comparison of Percutaneous (Minimally Invasive) Placement of Pedicle Screws versus Standard Open Pedicle Screw Placement. International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques (IMAST). July, 2003; Rome, Italy.

56. Zigler JE, Burd T, Vialle E, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Lumbar Spine Arthroplasty: Early Results Using the ProDisc II: A Prospective Randomized Trial of Arthroplasty versus Fusion. Spine Across the Sea. July, 2003; Maui, Hawaii.

57. Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Chang Y, Ohnmeiss DD: Open-Door Laminoplasty in the Treatment of Cervical Myelopathy. World Spine. August, 2003; Chicago, Illinois.

58. Zigler JE: Interim Results of ProDisc Study in the US. EuroSpine. October. 2003, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

59. Zigler JE: ProDisc Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trial. North American Spine Society Pre-course. October, 2003; San Diego, California.

60. Zigler JE: The Lumbar Spinal Instability Syndrome. Dynamic Spine Stabilization conference. November, 2003; Plano, Texas.

61. Zigler JE: Semi-Constrained: ProDisc (U.S. Experience). Dynamic Spine Stabilization conference. November, 2003; Plano, Texas.

62. Zigler JE: Surgical Treatment of Lumbar Disc Disease. American Airlines. January, 2004; DFW Airport.

63. Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial of Total Disc Replacement. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. March, 2004; San Francisco, California.

64. Zigler JE: Total Disc Replacement Using ProDisc: 12 to 24-month Follow-up Results of a Prospective Randomized Comparison to Fusion. North American Spine Society Spring Break. April, 2004; Boca Raton, Florida.
65. Zigler JE: Lumbar Disc Replacement: Interim Data. American Academy of Neurological Surgeons. May, 2004; Orlando, Florida.
66. Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Total Disc Replacement Using ProDisc: 12 to 24-month Follow-up Results of a Prospective, Randomized Comparison to Fusion. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. May, 2004; Vienna, Austria.

67. Hochschuler SH, Whitaker C, Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Sachs BL, Blumenthal SL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Comparison of Return to Work Following Total Disc Arthroplasty vs. Fusion: A Prospective, Randomized Study. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. May, 2004; Vienna, Austria.

68. Sachs BL, Gottlieb J, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Rashbaum RF, Hochschuler SH, Blumenthal SL, Whitaker C, Ohnmeiss DD: Comparison of Complications Associated with Total Disc Replacement versus Lumbar Fusion at Two-year Follow-Up. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. May, 2004; Vienna, Austria.

69. Zigler J, Burd T, Vialle E, Rashbaum R, Sachs B, Ohnmeiss D: Lumbar Spine Arthroplasty – Early Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial of Arthroplasty vs. Fusion. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 2004; Porto, Portugal.

70. Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Ralph F. Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Results of a Prospective, Randomized Study Comparing Total Disc Replacement to Fusion. International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques (IMAST). July, 2004; Bermuda.

71. Zigler JE: Lumbar Arthroplasty. Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery. August 2004; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

72. Zigler JE: Results of ProDisc Total Disc Replacement: Historical. Curso Internacional Chileno Norteamericano de Columna Vertebral. August, 2004; Santiago, Chile.

73. Zigler JE: Cervical Artificial Disc: ProDisc “C”. Curso Internacional Chileno Norteamericano de Columna Vertebral. August, 2004; Santiago, Chile.

74. Zigler JE: Surgical Options for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. Curso Internacional Chileno Norteamericano de Columna Vertebral. August, 2004; Santiago, Chile.

75. Zigler JE, Burd T, Vialle E, Sachs BL, Ralph F. Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Total Disc Replacement Using ProDisc: 12 to 24-month Follow-up Results of a Prospective, Randomized Comparison to Fusion. North American Spine Society. October, 2004; Chicago, Illinois.

76. Zigler JE: Nucleoplasty and Disc Replacement; Hype or Hope? North American Spine Society. October 2004; Chicago, Illinois.

77. Zigler JE: ProDisc Study. 2nd Trans Atlantic Spine Congress “Innovations in Spine Surgery”. November, 2004; Dallas, Texas/Basel, Switzerland.

78. Zigler JE: The Role of Chiropractic in a Spine Center. Presentation to Board of Directors. Florida State University. January, 2005; Tallahassee, Florida.

79. Zigler JE: Minimally Invasive Pedicle Screw Fixation. Spine Conference. January, 2005; Madrid, Spain.

80. Zigler JE: Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty. Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders. February, 2005; Las Vegas Lakes, Nevada.

81. Zigler JE: Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. Visiting Professor; University of Sao Paulo. March, 2005; Sao Paulo, Brazil.

82. Zigler JE: Lumbar Arthroplasty with ProDisc-L. American Academy of Neurological Surgeons. April, 2005; New Orleans, Louisiana.

83. Zigler JE: Lumbar Arthroplasty vs. Fusion. American Spinal Injury Association. May, 2005; Dallas, Texas.

84. Zigler, JE, Delamarter RB, Ohnmeiss DD, Kanim L, Pradhan BB: Lumbar Total Disc Replacement: A 2 To 3 Year Report From 2 Centers In The United States Clinical Trial For The ProDisc-II Prosthesis. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. Winner of the Best Clinical Paper Award. May, 2005; New York, New York.

85. Dickerman R, Sachs BL, Zigler JE, Rashbaum RF, Smith EL, Ohnmeiss DD: Stretch Neuropraxia After Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion or Artificial Disc Placement: Incidence and Prevention. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. May, 2005; New York, New York.

86. Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Two-level Total Disc Replacement with ProDisc: Results and Comparison to One-level Cases. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. May, 2005; New York, New York.

87. Musante DB, Zigler J, Sachs B, Rashbaum R, Elders G, Ohnmeiss D: Effect of Disc Height Restoration and Subsidence on Outcome after Artificial Disc Replacement: Minimum 2-year Follow-Up. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. May, 2005; New York, New York.

88. Elders GJ, Blumenthal SL, Guyer RD, Hochschuler SH, Rashbaum RF, Sachs BL, Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD: Effect of Facet Joint Arthrosis on Outcome after Artificial Disc Replacement. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. May, 2005; New York, New York

89. Whitaker C, Hochschuler S, Ohnmeiss D, Zigler J, Guyer R, Sachs B, Blumenthal S, Rashbaum R: Return to work following total disc replacement vs. fusion: A prospective, randomized, comparison study. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. May, 2005; New York, New York.

90. Zigler JE: ProDisc. Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery. July, 2005; Los Cabos, Mexico.

91. Zigler, JE, Delamarter RB, Ohnmeiss DD, Kanim L, HW Bae HW: Lumbar Total Disc Replacement: A 2 To 3 Year Report From 2 Centers In The United States Clinical Trial For The ProDisc-II Prosthesis. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST). July, 2005; Banff, Alberta, Canada.

92. Zigler JE: Arthroplasty Adjacent to Fusion. Chicago Trauma Symposium. August, 2005; Chicago, Illinois.

93. Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Total Disc Replacement Using ProDisc: 24 Month Follow-up Results of a Prospective Randomized Comparison to Fusion. World Spine. August, 2005; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

94. Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Two Level Total Disc Replacement with ProDisc: Results and Comparison to One Level Cases. World Spine. August, 2005; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

95. Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Total Disc Replacement Using ProDisc: 24 Month Follow-up Results of a Prospective Randomized Comparison to Fusion. EuroSpine. September, 2005; Barcelona, Spain.

96. Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Two Level Total Disc Replacement with ProDisc: Results and Comparison to One Level Cases. North America Spine Society. Sept-Oct, 2005; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

97. Leahy M, Zigler J, Ohnmeiss D, Sachs B, Rashbaum R: Analysis of total disc replacement in postdiscectomy patients and comparison to patients with no previous lumbar spine surgery. North America Spine Society. Sept-Oct, 2005; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

98. Dickerman R, Sachs BL, Zigler JE, Rashbaum RF, Smith EL, Ohnmeiss DD: Stretch Neuropraxia After Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion or Artificial Disc Placement. North America Spine Society. Sept-Oct, 2005; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

99. Zigler JE: Keel Anchoring. 3rd Trans Atlantic Spine Congress “Innovations in Spine Surgery”. November, 2005; Dallas, Texas/Zurich, Switzerland.

100. Zigler JE: Update on ProDisc. 3rd Trans Atlantic Spine Congress “Innovations in Spine Surgery”. November, 2005; Dallas, Texas/Zurich, Switzerland.

101. Zigler JE: ProDisc Artificial Disc Replacement (Cervical). Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders. January, 2006; Las Vegas, Nevada.

102. Zigler JE: ProDisc. Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders. January, 2006; Las Vegas, Nevada.

103. Zigler JE: Arthroplasty (Pro, debate on Motion vs. Fusion). Spinal Cord Injury. March, 2006; Japan.

104. Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Two Level Total Disc Replacement with ProDisc: Results and Comparison to One Level Cases. Spine Society of Australia. April, 2006; Sydney, Australia.

105. Siddiqui S, Guyer R, Zigler J, Ohnmeiss D, Blumenthal S, Sachs B, Hochschuler S: Factors Related to the 20 Best and 20 Worst 24-months Outcomes of Total Disc Replacement in Prospective FDA-regulated Trials. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2006; Montreal, Canada.

106. Zigler J, Sachs B, Rashbaum R, Ohnmeiss D: A Prospective, Randomized Study Comparing ProDisc to Fusion: 24 to 36 Month Follow-up. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2006; Montreal, Canada.

107. Musante D, Elders G, Rashbaum R, Zigler J, Sachs B, Ohnmeiss D: Comparison of Operative and Adjacent Level Motion Following Disc Replacement versus Fusion and Their Association with Clinical Outcome: 2-year Follow up. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2006; Montreal, Canada.

108. Zigler J, Gill K, Balderson R, Cammisa F, Linovitz R: Two-year Follow-up from 5 Centers on the ProDisc-C IDE Trial. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2006; Montreal, Canada.

109. Leahy M, Zigler J, Ohnmeiss D, Rashbaum R, Sachs B: Analysis of Total Disc Replacement in Post-Discectomy Patients and Comparison to Patients with No Previous Lumbar Spine Surgery. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 2006; Bergen, Norway.
110. Lhamby J, Guyer R, Zigler J, Blumenthal S, Sachs B, Hochschuler S, Rashbaum R, Ohnmeiss D: Patients Undergoing Total Disc Replacement with Spinal Fusion at Different Lumbar Levels. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 2006; Bergen, Norway.

111. Zigler J, Sachs B, Rashbaum R, Ohnmeiss D: A Prospective, Randomized Study Comparing ProDisc to Fusion: 24 to 36 Month Follow-up. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 2006; Bergen, Norway.

112. Zigler J, Sachs B, Rashbaum R, Ohnmeiss D: A Prospective, Randomized Study Comparing ProDisc to Fusion: 24 to 36 Month Follow-up. Spine Across the Sea. July, 2006; Maui, Hawaii.

113. Lhamby J, Guyer R, Zigler J, Blumenthal S, Sachs B, Hochschuler S, Rashbaum R, Ohnmeiss D: Patients Undergoing Total Disc Replacement with Spinal Fusion at Different Lumbar Levels. Spine Across the Sea. July, 2006; Maui, Hawaii.

114. Leahy M, Zigler J, Ohnmeiss D, Rashbaum R, Sachs B: Analysis of Total Disc Replacement in Post-Discectomy Patients and Comparison to Patients with No Previous Lumbar Spine Surgery. Spine Across the Sea. July, 2006; Maui, Hawaii.

115. Siddiqui S, Guyer R, Zigler J, Ohnmeiss D, Blumenthal S, Sachs B, Hochschuler S: Factors Related to the 20 Best and 20 Worst 24-months Outcomes of Total Disc Replacement in Prospective FDA-regulated Trials. Spine Across the Sea. July, 2006; Maui, Hawaii.

116. Zigler JE: Lumbar Spine: Fusion/TDA Symposium on Post-Surgical Neurologic Dysfunction: Pain to Paresthesias to Paralysis. Spine Across the Sea. July, 2006; Maui, Hawaii.

117. Zigler, JE, Sachs, BL, Rashbaum, RF, Ohnmeiss, DO. A Prospective, Randomized Study Comparing ProDisc to Fusion: 24 To 36 Month Follow-Up. North American Spine Society. September, 2006; Seattle, Washington.

118. Delamarter RB, Zigler JE, Spivak J, Linovitz R, Danielson G, Haider T, Cammisa FP, Zucherman J, Balderston R, Kitchel S, Foley K, Watkins R, Bradford D, Yue J, Yuan H, Herkowitz H, Geiger D. Lumbar Total Disc Replacement with the Pro-Disc-L Artificial Disc vs. Fusion: A Prospective Randomized Multi-Center Food and Drug Administration IDE Trial. North American Spine Society. September, 2006; Seattle, Washington.

119. Siddiqui S, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD, Craig L, Blumenthal SL, Sachs BL, Hochschuler SH, Rashbaum RF. Factors Related to the 20 Best and 20 Worst 24 Month Outcomes of Total Disc Replacement in Prospective FDA-Regulated Trials. North American Spine Society. September, 2006; Seattle, Washington.

120. Delamarter R, Zigler, JE, Spivak JM, Linovitz RJ, Haider T, Cammisa FP Jr, Zucherman JF, Balderston RA, Kitchel SH: Overall Results of the Prospective, Randomized Multi-Center IDE Trial of ProDisc-L vs. Lumbar Fusion. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. February, 2007; San Diego, California.

121. Zigler J: Lumbar Artificial Discs (panel presentation). North American Spine Society Spring Break. March, 2007; Phoenix, Arizona.
122. Blumenthal SL, Geisler F, Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Ohnmeiss DD: Similarities and Differences in Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of Two US IDE Trials for Lumbar Disc Replacement. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2007; Berlin, Germany.
123. Blumenthal SB, Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Ohnmeiss DD: Comparison of Charite vs. ProDisc for the Treatment of Single-level Symptomatic Disc Degeneration: Prospective Data from One Center. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 2007; Hong Kong, China.

124. Zigler JE: Lumbar Clinical Experience – ProDisc. Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery. June, 2007; Los Cabos, Mexico.

125. Guyer RD, Lhamby J, Ohnmeiss DD, Zigler J, Blumenthal S: Total Disc Replacement and Fusion at Different Lumbar Levels in the Same Patient. World Spine. July, 2007; Istanbul, Turkey.

126. Zigler JE: Update on Single Level ProDisc vs. 360º Lumbar Fusion. Neuroscience Lecture Series. August, 2007; Plano, Texas.

127. Murrey D, Janssen ME, Delamarter RB, Goldstein J, Spivak JM, Zigler J, Tay B, Chapman J, Yue J, Gill K, Balderston RA, Cammisa FP, Anderson G, Linovitz R: Twenty-Four Month Results from the Prospective, Randomized Multi-Center IDE Trial of ProDisc®-C vs. ACDF. North American Spine Society. October, 2007; Austin, Texas.

128. Darden B, Murrey D, Janssen M, Spivak J, Zigler J, Tay B, Goldstein J: Twenty-four Month Results from the Prospective, Randomized Multi-center IDE Trial of ProDisc-C vs. ACDF. Cervical Spine Research Society. November, 2007; San Francisco, California.

129. Zigler J, Murrey D, Jannsen M, Delamarter R, Goldstein J, Tay B, Darden B: Results of the Prospective, Randomized, Multi-Center Food and Drug Administration Investigational Device Exemption Study of the ProDisc-C Total Disc Replacement versus Anterior Discectomy and Fusion for the Treatment of 1-Level Symptomatic Cervical Disc Disease. Asia Pacific Spine Arthroplasty Society. January, 2008; Seoul, South Korea.

130. Zigler J: Results of the Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Food and Drug. Administration Investigational Device Exemption Study of the ProDisc-L Total Disc Replacement versus Circumferential Fusion for the Treatment of 1-Level Degenerative Disc Disease. Asia Pacific Spine Arthroplasty Society. January, 2008; Seoul, South Korea.

131. Zigler JE: Medical Device Reporting: Issues with Class III Devices. Lumbar Spine Research Society. April, 2008; Chicago, Illinois.

132. Ohnmeiss DD, Bodemer W, Zigler JE: Effect of Adverse Events on Clinical Outcome: Analysis of Data from a Prospective Trial. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2008; Miami, Florida.

133. Ohnmeiss DD, Bodemer W, Zigler JE: Effect of Adverse Events on Clinical Outcome: Analysis of Data from a Prospective Trial. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. May, 2008; Geneva, Switzerland.

134. Delamarter RB, Zigler JE, Goldstein J: 5-Year Results of the Prospective, Randomized, Multi-center FDA Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) ProDisc®-L Total Disc Replacement (TDR) Clinical Trial. Eurospine. May, 2008; Geneva, Switzerland.
135. Darden BV, Murrey DB, Zigler JE, Janssen M, Delemarter RB, Goldstein J, Tay B: Results of the Prospective, Random, Multi-center Food and Drug Administration Investigational Device Exemption Study of the ProDisc-C Total Disc Replacement versus Anterior Discectomy and Fusion for the Treatment of 1-level Symptomatic Cervical Disc Disease. Eurospine. May, 2008; Geneva, Switzerland.

136. Goldstein J, Delamarter RB, Zigler JE, Balderston RA, Spivak JM: Two-level ProDisc®-L Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Clinical Trial Results vs. One-level ProDisc®-L IDE Clinical Trial Results. Eurospine. May, 2008; Geneva, Switzerland.

137. Murrey D, Janssen M, Delamarter R, Goldstein J, Zigler J, Tay B, Darden B: Results of the Prospective, Randomized, Multi-center Food and Drug Administration Investigational Device Exemption Study of the ProDisc®-C Total Disc Replacement (TDR) vs. Anterior Discectomy and Fusion. Cervical Spine Research Society – European Section. May, 2008; Geneva, Switzerland.

138. Zigler JE: ProDisc. Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery. June, 2008; Los Cabos, Mexico.

139. Li B, Guyer RD, Blumenthal SL, Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD: Does Pre-Operative Disc Height Affect Outcome of Lumbar Total Disc Replacement? International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques (IMAST). July, 2008; Hong Kong, China.

140. Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD: Comparison of Two-level vs. One-level Total Disc Replacement: Results from a Prospective FDA-regulated Trial. International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques (IMAST). July, 2008; Hong Kong, China.

141. Delamarter R, Zigler J, Spivak JM, Linovitz R, Danielson, III GO, Haider T, Cammisa FP, Zucherman J, Balderston RA, Kitchell S, Foley K, Watkins R, Bradford D, Yue J, Yuan H, Herkowitz H, Bendo JA, Peppers T, Sachs B, Girardi FP, Kropf MA, Goldstein JA: Five-Year Results of the Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter, FDA IDE ProDisc®-L Clinical Trial. North American Spine Society. October, 2008; Toronto, Canada.

142. Bodemer W, Ohnmeiss D, Zigler J: The Effect of Adverse Events on Clinical Outcome: Analysis of Data from an FDA IDE Trial. North American Spine Society. October, 2008; Toronto, Canada.

143. Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD: Is There a “Euphoric Bias” Effecting the Outcomes of Randomized vs. Non-randomized Patients Enrolling in New Technology Trials? North American Spine Society. October, 2008; Toronto, Canada.

144. Delamarter R, Murrey D, Janssen M, Goldstein J, Zigler J, Tay B, Darden B: Results from the Prospective, Randomized Multi-Center IDE Trial of ProDisc-C vs. ACDF with 4 Year Follow-up and Continued Access Patients. Cervical Spine Research Society. December, 2008; Austin, Texas

145. Zigler JE, Parkinson A, Guyer RD, Blumenthal SL, Ohnmeiss DD: Re-operations in Lumbar Total Disc Replacement: Experience with Our First Consecutive 800 Cases. Spine Arthroplasty Society. April-May, 2009; London, England.

146. Ohnmeiss DD, Guyer RD, Blumenthal SL, Zigler JE: Impact of Adverse Events on Outcome in Cervical Total Disc Replacement Trials. Spine Arthroplasty Society. April-May, 2009; London, England.


POSTERS

1. Zigler JE: Management of Acute Cervical Spine Instability. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Scientific Exhibit. January, 1987; San Francisco, California.

2. Zigler JE: Management Strategies in Acute Cervical Spine Trauma. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Scientific Exhibit. February, 1988; Atlanta, Georgia.

3. Araghi A, Guyer RD, Fulp RT, Ohnmeiss DD, Blumenthal SL, Hochschuler SH, Regan JJ, Shelokov AP, Zigler JE, Rashbaum RF: Use of Morphine Paste for Pain Control in Lumbar Laminectomies. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 1997; Singapore.

4. Massoud B, Ohnmeiss DD, Rinn C, Guyer RD, Hochschuler SH, Rashbaum RF, Blumenthal SL, Zigler JE, Regan JJ, Fulp T: Results of Hardware Removal in the Lumbar Spine and the Role of Diagnostic Hardware Injection. Spine + Science + Management; November, 1997; New Orleans, Louisiana.

5. Hyde J, Ohnmeiss DD, Rinn C, Guyer RD, Rashbaum RF, Blumenthal SL, Zigler JE, Regan JJ, Fulp T: Anterior Cervical Fusion: Factors Related to Outcome. Spine + Science + Management; November, 1997; New Orleans, Louisiana.

6. Massoud B, Ohnmeiss DD, Rinn C, Guyer RD, Hochschuler SH, Rashbaum RF, Blumenthal SL, Zigler JE, Regan JJ, Fulp T: Results of Hardware Removal in the Lumbar Spine and the Role of Diagnostic Hardware Injection. North American Spine Society. October, 1998; San Francisco, California.

7. Sengupta D, Ohnmeiss DD, Hyde J, Zigler JE, Regan JJ, Hochschuler SH, Fulp T, Guyer RD: Intrasegmental Repair of Pars Defect – Early Results Using a Simple Technique. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 1999; Kona, Hawaii.

8. Blumenthal SL, Simpson NS, Ohnmeiss DD, Risk DE Boehler S, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Fulp T, Hochschuler SH: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion with Threaded Fusion Cages. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 1999; Kona, Hawaii.

9. Ohnmeiss DD, Blumenthal SL, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Hochschuler SH: Analysis of Threaded Fusion Cage Subsidence. North American Spine Society. October, 1999; Chicago, Illinois.

10. Blumenthal SL, Regan JJ, Hisey MS, Ohnmeiss DD, Guyer RD, Hochschuler SH, Zigler JE: Can Threaded Fusion Cages Be Used Effectively As Stand-Alone Devices? North American Spine Society. October, 1999; Chicago, Illinois.

11. Blumenthal SL, Hisey MS, Ohnmeiss DD, Regan JJ, Guyer RD, Hochschuler SH, Zigler JE: Can Threaded Fusion Cages Be Used Effectively as Stand-Alone Devices? International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. April, 2000; Adelaide, Australia.

12. Ohnmeiss DD, Blumenthal SL, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Hochschuler SH: Analysis of Threaded Fusion Cage Subsidence. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. April, 2000; Adelaide, Australia. Ohnmeiss DD, Blumenthal SL, Guyer RD, Hochschuler SH, Zigler JE: Can Foraminal Height be Increased and Maintained with Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Using Cages? International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. April, 2000; Adelaide, Australia.

13. Ohnmeiss DD, Blumenthal SL, Guyer RD, Hochschuler SH, Zigler JE: Can Foraminal Height be Increased and Maintained with Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Using Cages? Spine Across the Sea. July, 2000; Kona, Hawaii.

14. Blumenthal SL, Hisey MS, Ohnmeiss DD, Regan JJ, Guyer RD, Hochschuler SH, Zigler JE: Can Threaded Fusion Cages Be Used Effectively as Stand-Alone Devices? Spine Across the Sea. July, 2000; Kona, Hawaii.

15. Sengupta D, Ohnmeiss DD, Hyde J, Zigler JE, Regan JJ, Hochschuler SH, Fulp T, Guyer RD: Intrasegmental Repair of Pars Defect –Results Using a Simple Technique. Spine Across the Sea. July, 2000; Kona, Hawaii.

16. Ohnmeiss DD, Blumenthal SL, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Hochschuler SH: Analysis of Threaded Fusion Cage Subsidence. Spine Across the Sea. July, 2000; Kona, Hawaii.

17. Burton DC, Ohnmeiss DD, Blumenthal SL, Rashbaum RF, Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Regan JJ: Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion with Allograft Bone and Plate Fixation. North American Spine Society. October, 2000; New Orleans, Louisiana.

18. Ferrara LA, Zigler JE, Guyer RD: In Vitro Evaluation of Facet Motion Following Anterior Interbody Fusion. Congress of Neurological Surgeons. 2001; San Diego, California.

19. Tran V, Ohnmeiss DD, Blumenthal SL, Chang Y, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Hochschuler SH, Hisey MS: Analysis of Re-Operations When Using Cages as Stand-Alone Devices: Minimum Three Year Follow-Up Study. Spine + Science + Management; November, 2001; New Orleans, Louisiana.

20. Henry S, Ohnmeiss DD, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Chang Y, Rashbaum RF, Blumenthal SL: Outcome of Anterior Cervical Fusion for Discographically Proven Pain. Spine + Science + Management. November, 2001; New Orleans, Louisiana.

21. Tran V, Ohnmeiss DD, Blumenthal SL, Chang Y, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Hochschuler SH, Hisey MS, Rashbaum RF: Analysis of Re-Operations When Using Cages as Stand-Alone Devices: Minimum Three Year Follow-Up Study. Meeting of the Americas. April, 2002; New York, New York.

22. Henry S, Ohnmeiss DD, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Chang Y, Rashbaum RF, Blumenthal SL: Outcome of Anterior Cervical Fusion For Discographically Proven Pain. American Spinal Injury Association and the IMSOP joint conference. May, 2002; Vancouver, Canada.

23. Tran V, Ohnmeiss DD, Blumenthal SL, Chang Y, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Hochschuler SH, Hisey MS, Rashbaum RF: Analysis of Re-Operations When Using Cages as Stand-Alone Devices: Minimum Three Year Follow-Up Study. American Spinal Injury Association and the IMSOP joint conference. May, 2002; Vancouver, Canada.

24. Henry S, Ohnmeiss DD, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Chang Y, Rashbaum RF, Blumenthal SL: Outcome of Anterior Cervical Fusion For Discographically Proven Pain. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. February, 2003; New Orleans, Louisiana.
26. Zigler JE, Chang Y, Ohnmeiss DD, Guyer RD: Open-Door Laminoplasty in the Treatment of Cervical Myelopathy. American Spinal Injury Association. April, 2003; Miami, Florida.

27. Zigler JE, Boden S, Ohnmeiss DD, Rogers C: Using CT Scans to Assess Boney Reconstitution of Iliac Crest Bone Graft Donor Site Defects Backfilled With Grafton® versus Gelfoam. Spine Across the Sea. July, 2003; Maui, Hawaii.

28. Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Chang Y, Ohnmeiss DD: Open-Door Laminoplasty in the Treatment of Cervical Myelopathy. World Spine. August, 2003; Chicago, Illinois

29. Guyer RD, Henry S, Ohnmeiss DD, Zigler JE, Chang Y, Rashbaum RF, Blumenthal SL: Outcome of Anterior Cervical Fusion for Cervical Discogenic Pain with Confirmatory Discography. Cervical Spine Research Society. December, 2003; Scottsdale, Arizona.

30. Guyer RD, Sachs BL, Blumenthal SL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Comparison of Return to Work Following Total Disc Arthroplasty vs. Fusion: A Prospective, Randomized Study. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. May, 2004; Vienna, Austria.

31. Hochschuler SH, Whitaker C, Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Sachs BL, Blumenthal SL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Comparison of Return to Work Following Total Disc Arthroplasty vs. Fusion: A Prospective, Randomized Study. Spinal Arthroplasty Society. May, 2004; Vienna, Austria.

32. Gottlieb J, Sachs B, Guyer R, Zigler J, Rashbaum R, Hochschuler S, Blumenthal S, Ohnmeiss D: Comparison of Complications Associated with Lumbar Artificial Disc Replacement versus Fusion at 2 Year Follow-up. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 2004; Porto, Portugal.

33. Sachs BL, Hisey MS, Zigler JE, Burd T, Ohnmeiss DD: Clinical Comparison of Minimally Invasive versus Open Pedicle Screw Placement. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 2004; Porto, Portugal.

34. Zigler JE: InFix. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST). July, 2004.

35. Zigler JE Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Two-level total disc replacement: Results and comparison to one-level cases. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. May, 2005; New York, New York.

36. Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Total Disc Replacement Using ProDisc 24 Month Follow-Up Results of a Prospective Randomized Comparison to Fusion. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST). July, 2005; Banff, Alberta, Canada.

37. Musante DB, Elders GJ, Rashbaum RF, Zigler, JE, Ohnmeiss DD, Sachs BL: Range-of-motion for ProDisc II Total Disc Replacement vs. Fusion. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST). July, 2005; Banff, Alberta, Canada.

38. Delamarter RB, Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD, Kamin LEA, Pradhan B: Lumbar Total Disc Replacement: A 2 To 3 Year Report From 2 Centers In The United States Clinical Trial For The Prodisc-II Prosthesis. North American Spine Society. Sept-Oct, 2005; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
39. Musante D, Zigler J, Sachs B, Rashbaum R, Elders G, Ohnmeiss D: Effect of Disc Height Restoration and Subsidence on Outcome after Total Disc Replacement: Minimum 2-year Follow-up. North American Spine Society. Sept-Oct, 2005; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

40. Leahy M, Zigler J, Ohnmeiss D, Sachs B, Rashbaum R: Analysis of Total Disc Replacement in Postdiscectomy Patients and Comparison to Patients With No Previous Lumbar Spine Surgery. North America Spine Society. Sept-Oct, 2005; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

41. Zigler JE, Delamarter R, Pradhan B, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Lumbar Total Disc Replacement: A 2 To 3 Year Report From 2 Centers In The United States Clinical Trial For The ProDisc-II Prosthesis. Scoliosis Research Society. October, 2005; Miami, Florida.

42. Jeffords P, Zigler J, Sachs B, Rashbaum R, Ohnmeiss D: Relationship between TDR Position, Range of Motion, and Clinical Outcome. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2006; Montreal, Canada.

43. Lhamby J, Guyer R, Zigler J, Blumenthal S, Sachs B, Hochschuler S, Rashbaum R, Ohnmeiss D: Patients Undergoing Total Disc Replacement with Spinal Fusion at Different Lumbar Levels. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2006; Montreal, Canada.

44. Siddiqui S, Guyer R, Zigler J, Ohnmeiss D, Blumenthal S, Sachs B, Hochschuler S, Rashbaum R: Factors Related to the 20 Best and 20 Worst 24-month Outcomes of Total Disc Replacement in Prospective Trials. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 2006; Bergen, Norway.

45. Blumenthal SL, Ohnmeiss DD, Lhamby JL, Hochschuler SH, Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF: Patients Undergoing Total Disc Replacement with Spinal Fusion at Different Lumbar Levels. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST). July, 2006; Athens, Greece.

46. Zigler JE, Tay B, Gill K, Balderston R, Cammisa FP, Linovitz R. Two-Year Follow-Up from 6 Centers on the ProDisc-C IDE Trial. North American Spine Society. September, 2006; Seattle, Washington.

47. Lhamby J, Blumenthal SL, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD, Sachs BL, Hochschuler SH, Rashbaum RF. Patients Undergoing Total Disc Replacement with Spinal Fusion at Different Lumbar Levels. North American Spine Society. September, 2006; Seattle, Washington.

48. Jeffords P, Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF. Relationship between Total Disc Replacement Device Position, Range of Motion, and Clinical Outcome. North American Spine Society. September, 2006; Seattle, Washington.

49. Musante D, Elders G, Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD. Comparison of Operative and Adjacent Level Motion Following Disc Replacement vs. Fusion and Their Association with Clinical Outcome: 2-Year Follow-Up. North American Spine Society.

September, 2006; Seattle, Washington.

50. Zigler J, Gill K, Balderston R, Cammisa F, Linovitz R: Two-year Follow-up from 5 Centers on the ProDisc-C IDE Trial. North American Spine Society. September, 2006; Seattle, Washington.
51. Zigler JE, Delamarter R, Spivak J, Linovitz R, Danielson G, Haider T, Cammisa F, Zucherman J, Balderston R, Kitchel S, Foley K, Watkins R, Bradford D, Yue J, Yuan H, Herkowitz H, Geiger D. IDE Clinical Results of the ProDisc-L: Comparison of Training Cases to Randomized Trial. North American Spine Society. September, 2006; Seattle, Washington.

52. Zigler JE, Guyer R, Gill K, Balderson B, Cammisa F, Linovitz R: Two-year Follow-up from 5 Centers Participating in the ProDisc-C IDE Trial. Cervical Spine Research Society. November-December, 2006; Palm Beach, Florida.

53. Blumenthal SB, Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Ohnmeiss DD: Comparison of Charite vs. ProDisc for the Treatment of Single-level Symptomatic Disc Degeneration: Prospective Data from One Center. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2007; Berlin, Germany.

54. Zigler JE, Tay B, Gill K, Cammisa F, Linovitz R: ProDisc –C Results from 5 Centers with Average Follow-Up Greater than 2 Years. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2007; Berlin, Germany.

55. Roybal R, Hisey MS, Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Guyer RD, Ohnmeiss DD: Minimally Invasive Pedicle Screw Placement: A Comparison to Open Surgery. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2007; Berlin, Germany.

56. Ellis L, Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF: Analysis of SF-36 Scores in Patients Undergoing Total Disc Replacement vs. Fusion. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2007; Berlin, Germany.

57. Rohan MX, Ohnmeiss DD, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Blumenthal SL, Hochschuler SH, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF: Relationship between the Length of Time Off Work Pre-operatively and Clinical Outcome at 24-month Follow-up. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2007; Berlin, Germany.

58. Roybal R, Hisey MS, Zigler JE, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Guyer RD, Ohnmeiss DD: Minimally Invasive Pedicle Screw Placement: A Comparison to Open Surgery. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 2007; Hong Kong, China.

59. Blumenthal SL, Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Ohnmeiss DD: Similarities and Differences in Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of Two US IDE Trials for Lumbar Disc Replacement. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. June, 2007; Hong Kong, China.

60. Yakel D, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD: Complications, Re-operations, and Outcome of Anterior Cervical Fusion Using Plates. World Spine. July, 2007; Istanbul, Turkey.

61. Rohan MX, Ohnmeiss DD, Guyer RD, Zigler JE, Blumenthal SL, Hochschuler SH, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF: Relationship between the Length of Time Off Work Pre-operatively and Clinical Outcome at 24-month Follow-up. North American Spine Society. October, 2007; Austin, Texas.

62. Zigler J: Does “Quality Of Life” Differ Following ProDisc®-C Surgery Compared to ACDF? North American Spine Society. October, 2007; Austin, Texas.

63. Zigler J: Does Quality Of Life Differ Following ProDisc-C Surgery Compared to ACDF? Cervical Spine Research Society. November, 2007; San Francisco, California.
64. Araghi A, Hisey MS, Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Comparison of Open vs. Minimally Invasive Surgical Technique for Posterior Lumbar Fusion. Congress of Neurological Surgeons/American Association of Neurological Surgeons Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. February, 2008; Orlando, Florida.

65. Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD : Is There a “Euphoric Bias” Effecting the Outcomes of Randomized vs. Non-randomized Patients Enrolling in New Technology Trials? Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2008; Miami, Florida.

66. Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD: Analysis of the Height and Angulation of the L5-S1 Disc Space and the Relationship to Range of Motion and Clinical Outcome in Total Disc Replacement Patients. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2008; Miami, Florida.

67. Araghi A, Hisey MS, Zigler JE, Guyer RD, Sachs BL, Rashbaum RF, Ohnmeiss DD: Comparison of Open vs. Minimally Invasive Surgical Technique for Posterior Lumbar Fusion. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2008; Miami, Florida.

68. Zigler J, Delamarter R, Janssen M, Murrey D: Evidence of Lower Adjacent Level Changes after ProDisc-C Compared to ACDF. Spine Arthroplasty Society. May, 2008; Miami, Florida.

69. Ohnmeiss DD, Zigler JE: Analysis of the Height and Angulation of the L5-S1 Disc Space and the Relationship to Range of Motion and Clinical Outcome in Total Disc Replacement Patients. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. May 2008; Geneva, Switzerland.

70. Blumenthal S, Zigler J, Guyer R, Waldrip A, Ohnmeiss D: A Prospective Randomized Comparison of Cervical Disc Replacement and Anterior Cervical Fusion. North American Spine Society. October, 2008; Toronto, Canada.

71. Guyer RD, Blumenthal SL, Zigler JE, Waldrip AM, Ohnmeiss DD: A Prospective Randomized Comparison of Cervical Disc Replacement and Anterior Cervical Fusion. Cervical Spine Research Society. December, 2008; Austin, Texas.

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