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Lindsay M. Andras, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
CHL Mail Stop 69 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 361 2148

Awards

Pasadena Magazine: Top Doctor, 2012-2013

Publications

Benign Natural History of Spondylolysis in Adolescence With Midterm Follow-Up. Spine Deform. 2017 Mar; 5(2):134-138. View in: PubMed

Use of a Novel Pathway for Early Discharge Was Associated With a 48% Shorter Length of Stay After Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Mar; 37(2):92-97. View in: PubMed

Clavicle Shaft Fractures in Adolescents. Orthop Clin North Am. 2017 Jan; 48(1):47-58. View in: PubMed

Chance Fractures in the Pediatric Population are Often Misdiagnosed. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Dec 23. View in: PubMed

Return of motor evoked potentials after knee flexion in the setting of high-grade spondylolisthesis. Eur Spine J. 2016 Nov 17. View in: PubMed

Continuing Delay in the Diagnosis of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. J Pediatr. 2016 Oct; 177:250-4. View in: PubMed

Intraoperative Hypothermia is Common, but not Associated With Blood Loss or Transfusion in Pediatric Posterior Spinal Fusion. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Sep 03. View in: PubMed

Removal of Infected Posterior Spinal Implants: Be Prepared to Transfuse. Spine Deform. 2016 Jul; 4(4):283-287. View in: PubMed

Variability of Reviewers' Comments in the Peer Review Process for Orthopaedic Research. Spine Deform. 2016 Jul; 4(4):268-271. View in: PubMed

Surgical management of Gorham disease involving the upper cervical spine with occipito-cervical-thoracic fusion: a case report. Spine J. 2016 Jul; 16(7):e467-72. View in: PubMed

Assessment of Lowest Instrumented Vertebra Tilt on Radiographic Measurements in Lenke "C" Modifier Curves Undergoing Selective Thoracic Fusion in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine Deform. 2016 Mar; 4(2):125-130. View in: PubMed

Sacral Alar Iliac (SAI) Screws Fail 75% Less Frequently Than Iliac Screws in Neuromuscular Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jan 11. View in: PubMed

Early-Onset Scoliosis: A Review of History, Current Treatment, and Future Directions. Pediatrics. 2016 Jan; 137(1):1-12. View in: PubMed

Measurement Variability in the Evaluation of the Proximal Junction in Distraction-based Growing Rods Patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Sep; 35(6):624-7. View in: PubMed

Growing Rods Versus Shilla Growth Guidance: Better Cobb Angle Correction and T1-S1 Length Increase But More Surgeries. Spine Deform. 2015 May; 3(3):246-252. View in: PubMed

Fever is common postoperatively following posterior spinal fusion: infection is an uncommon cause. J Pediatr. 2015 Mar; 166(3):751-5. View in: PubMed

Safety and Efficacy of Power-Assisted Pedicle Tract Preparation and Screw Placement. Spine Deform. 2015 Mar; 3(2):159-165. View in: PubMed

Cobalt Chrome Spinal Constructs Trigger Airport Security Screening in 24% of Pediatric Patients. Spine Deform. 2015 Mar; 3(2):188-191. View in: PubMed

Supracondylar humeral fractures with isolated anterior interosseous nerve injuries: is urgent treatment necessary? J Bone Joint Surg Am. Supracondylar humeral fractures with isolated anterior interosseous nerve injuries: is urgent treatment necessary? J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Nov 5; 96(21):1793-7. View in: PubMed

Location of the vertebral artery at c1 in children: how far out laterally can one safely dissect? J Bone Joint Surg Am. Location of the vertebral artery at c1 in children: how far out laterally can one safely dissect? J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Sep 17; 96(18):1552-6. View in: PubMed

Iatrogenic nerve injuries in the treatment of supracondylar humerus fractures: are we really just missing nerve injuries on preoperative examination? J Pediatr Orthop. Iatrogenic nerve injuries in the treatment of supracondylar humerus fractures: are we really just missing nerve injuries on preoperative examination? J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jun; 34(4):388-92. View in: PubMed

Weak or Absent Ankle Dorsiflexion: The Most Sensitive Indicator of Motor Deficits Following Spinal Deformity Surgery. Spine Deform. 2014 May; 2(3):198-202. View in: PubMed

Screening for hip dysplasia in congenital muscular torticollis: is physical exam enough? J Child Orthop. Screening for hip dysplasia in congenital muscular torticollis: is physical exam enough? J Child Orthop. 2014 Mar; 8(2):115-9. View in: PubMed

Mechanisms and risk factors of brachial plexus injury in the treatment of early-onset scoliosis with distraction-based growing implants. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Nov 6; 95(21):e1611-7. View in: PubMed

Surgical technique for balancing posterior spinal fusions to the pelvis using the T square of Tolo. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Dec; 32(8):e63-6. View in: PubMed

Spondylolysis is frequently missed by MRI in adolescents with back pain. J Child Orthop. 2012 Jul; 6(3):237-40. View in: PubMed

Functional characterization of the promoter for the mouse SPTLC2 gene, which encodes subunit 2 of serine palmitoyltransferase. FEBS Lett. 2006 Nov 13; 580(26):6217-23. View in: PubMed

Regulation of de novo sphingolipid biosynthesis and the toxic consequences of its disruption. Biochem Soc Trans. 2001 Nov; 29(Pt 6):831-5. View in: PubMed

[What is your diagnosis? Tuberculosis of the posterior arch of the 4th lumbar vertebrae]. Praxis (Bern 1994). 2007 May 9; 96(19):763-5. View in: PubMed

[Concomitant septic and gouty olecranon bursitis]. Praxis (Bern 1994). 2007 Sep 26; 96(39):1479-82. View in: PubMed

Accelerated Discharge Protocol for Posterior Spinal Fusion Patients With Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Decreases Hospital Postoperative Charges 22. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Jan 15; 42(2):92-97. View in: PubMed

Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Palsy After Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Oct 1; 41(19):E1164-7. View in: PubMed

Pain is the Greatest Preoperative Concern for Patients and Parents Prior to Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Mar 03. View in: PubMed

Dermal Discolorations and Burns at Neuromonitoring Electrodes in Pediatric Spine Surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Jan 01; 42(1):20-24. View in: PubMed

Accelerated Discharge Protocol for Posterior Spinal Fusion (PSF) Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) Decreases Hospital Post-operative Charges 22. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Apr 26. View in: PubMed

Comparison of Outcomes After Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic and Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Does the Surgical First Assistant's Level of Training Matter? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). Comparison of Outcomes After Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic and Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Does the Surgical First Assistant's Level of Training Matter? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Apr 15; 39(8):648-55. View in: PubMed

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