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Lindsay M. Andras, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Phone+1 323 361 2148
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    Pasadena Magazine2012  - 2013Top Doctor

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    1. Hosseinzadeh P, Devries C, Saldana RE, Scherl SA, Andras LM, Schur M, Shuler FD, Mignemi M, Minaie A, Chu A, Fornari ED, Frick SL, Caird MS, Riccio AI, Pierz K, Plakas C, Herman MJ. Hoverboard injuries in children and adolescents: results of a multicenter study. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2019 Sep 09. PMID: 31503105.
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    2. Villamor GA, Andras LM, Redding G, Chan P, Yang J, Skaggs DL. A Comparison of Maximal Voluntary Ventilation and Forced Vital Capacity in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients. Spine Deform. 2019 Sep; 7(5):729-733. PMID: 31495472.
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    3. Roaten JD, Kelly DM, Yellin JL, Flynn JM, Cyr M, Garg S, Broom A, Andras LM, Sawyer JR. Pediatric Femoral Shaft Fractures: A Multicenter Review of the AAOS Clinical Practice Guidelines Before and After 2009. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Sep; 39(8):394-399. PMID: 31393292.
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    4. Yang J, Skaggs DL, Chan P, Villamor GA, Choi PD, Tolo VT, Kissinger C, Lehman A, Andras LM. High Satisfaction in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients on Enhanced Discharge Pathway. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Aug 09. PMID: 31403990.
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    5. Mofidi J, Sarkisova N, Andras LM, Goldstein RY, Zaslow TL, Edison BR, Skaggs DL, Bent MA. A Pilot Study on Resident and Pediatrician Knowledge and Confidence in the Diagnosis of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. Glob Pediatr Health. 2019; 6:2333794X19862127. PMID: 31309132.
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    6. Nielsen E, Andras LM, Hosseinzadeh P, Mignemi M, Sawyer JR, Flynn JM, Albanese S, Skaggs DL. Changes in Pediatric Spine Surgery Patterns Over the Last 10 Years Among ABOS Part II Candidates. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Jun 27. PMID: 31261266.
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    7. Andras LM, Skaggs KF, Badkoobehi H, Choi PD, Skaggs DL. Chance Fractures in the Pediatric Population Are Often Misdiagnosed. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 May/Jun; 39(5):222-225. PMID: 30969250.
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    8. Nielsen E, Andras LM, Bellaire LL, Fletcher ND, Minkara A, Vitale MG, Troy M, Glotzbecker M, Skaggs DL. Don't You Wish You Had Fused to the Pelvis the First Time: A Comparison of Reoperation Rate and Correction of Pelvic Obliquity. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Apr 15; 44(8):E465-E469. PMID: 30299416.
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    9. Nazareth A, Shymon SJ, Andras L, Goldstein RY, Kay RM. Impact of tranexamic acid use on blood loss and transfusion rates following femoral varus derotational osteotomy in children with cerebral palsy. J Child Orthop. 2019 Apr 01; 13(2):190-195. PMID: 30996744.
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    10. Hosseinzadeh P, Obey MR, Nielsen E, Andras L, Kiebzak GM, Mignemi M, Sawyer JR, Albanese S, Flynn JM. Orthopaedic Care for Children: Who Provides It? How Has It Changed Over the Past Decade? Analysis of the Database of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Mar; 39(3):e227-e231. PMID: 30358690.
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    11. Obey MR, Lamplot J, Nielsen ED, Andras LM, Mignemi M, Sawyer J, Flynn JM, Albanese SA, Hosseinzadeh P. Pediatric Sports Medicine, A New Subspeciality in Orthopedics: An Analysis of the Surgical Volume of Candidates for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part II Certification Exam Over the Past Decade. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Jan; 39(1):e71-e76. PMID: 30363045.
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    12. Murgai RR, Tamrazi B, Illingworth KD, Skaggs DL, Andras LM. Limited Sequence MRI's for Early Onset Scoliosis Patients Detected 100% of Neural Axis Abnormalities While Reducing MRI Time by 68. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Dec 11. PMID: 30540716.
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    13. Villamor GA, Andras LM, Yang J, Skaggs DL. Psychological Effects of the SRS-22 on Girls With Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine Deform. 2018 Nov - Dec; 6(6):699-703. PMID: 30348346.
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    14. Villamor GA, Andras LM, Chan P, Jalloh H, Sanders AE, Yang J, Choi PD, Tolo VT, Skaggs DL. Stomaching the pain of spinal fusion: gastrointestinal discomfort is as severe as back pain in 50% of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients following posterior spinal fusion. J Child Orthop. 2018 Oct 01; 12(5):539-543. PMID: 30294380.
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    15. Schur MD, Blumstein GW, Seehausen DA, Ross PA, Andras LM, Skaggs DL. Intraoperative Hypothermia is Common, but not Associated With Blood Loss or Transfusion in Pediatric Posterior Spinal Fusion. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Oct; 38(9):450-454. PMID: 27603190.
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    16. Nielsen E, Andras LM, Harris LR, Skaggs DL. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Swab Results Did Not Change Treatment or Outcome in Pediatric Spinal Fusion Patients. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 Sep 01; 26(17):617-623. PMID: 30036217.
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    17. Sanders AE, Andras LM, Iantorno SE, Hamilton A, Choi PD, Skaggs DL. Clinically Significant Psychological and Emotional Distress in 32% of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients. Spine Deform. 2018 Jul - Aug; 6(4):435-440. PMID: 29886916.
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    18. Yang J, Skaggs DL, Chan P, Shah SA, Vitale MG, Neiss G, Feinberg N, Andras LM. Raising Mean Arterial Pressure Alone Restores 20% of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Losses. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 07 01; 43(13):890-894. PMID: 29049087.
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    19. Nielsen E, Skaggs DL, Ryan D, Andras LM. Molding Spica Casts to Maintain Alignment of Femur Fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 May/Jun; 38(5):e267-e270. PMID: 29521935.
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    20. Nielsen E, Andras LM, Skaggs DL. Quantifying the Location of the Radial Nerve in Children for Intraoperative Use. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 May/Jun; 38(5):e292-e295. PMID: 29521936.
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    21. Nielsen E, Andras LM, Skaggs DL. Diagnosis of Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis Is Delayed Six Months After Seeing Nonorthopedic Providers. Spine Deform. 2018 May - Jun; 6(3):263-266. PMID: 29735135.
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    22. Woon RP, Andras LM, Noordeen H, Morris S, Hutchinson J, Shah SA, Pawelek J, Johnston CE, Skaggs DL. Surgeon Survey Shows No Adverse Events With MRI in Patients With Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods (MCGRs). Spine Deform. 2018 May - Jun; 6(3):299-302. PMID: 29735140.
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    23. Nielsen E, Skaggs DL, Harris LR, Andras LM. Transfer Time After Acceptance to a Level I Trauma Center. J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2018 Feb; 2(2):e081. PMID: 30211378.
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    24. Nielsen E, Bonsu N, Andras LM, Goldstein RY. The effect of canal fill on paediatric femur fractures treated with titanium elastic nails. J Child Orthop. 2018 Feb 01; 12(1):15-19. PMID: 29456749.
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    25. Yang J, Andras LM, Broom AM, Gonsalves NR, Barrett KK, Georgiadis AG, Flynn JM, Tolo VT, Skaggs DL. Preventing Distal Junctional Kyphosis by Applying the Stable Sagittal Vertebra Concept to Selective Thoracic Fusion in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine Deform. 2018 01; 6(1):38-42. PMID: 29287815.
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    26. Harris LR, Andras LM, Sponseller PD, Johnston CE, Emans JB, Skaggs DL. Comparison of Percentile Weight Gain of Growth-Friendly Constructs in Early-Onset Scoliosis. Spine Deform. 2018 01; 6(1):43-47. PMID: 29287816.
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    27. Shabtai L, Andras LM, Portman M, Harris LR, Choi PD, Tolo VT, Skaggs DL. Sacral Alar Iliac (SAI) Screws Fail 75% Less Frequently Than Iliac Screws in Neuromuscular Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Dec; 37(8):e470-e475. PMID: 26756987.
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    28. Chan P, Skaggs DL, Sanders AE, Villamor GA, Choi PD, Tolo VT, Andras LM. Pain is the Greatest Preoperative Concern for Patients and Parents Before Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Nov 01; 42(21):E1245-E1250. PMID: 28263228.
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    29. Nielsen E, Andras LM, Bonsu N, Goldstein RY. The effects of body mass index on treatment of paediatric femur fractures managed with flexible intramedullary nails. J Child Orthop. 2017 Oct 01; 11(5):393-397. PMID: 29081855.
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    30. Chan P, Andras LM, Nielsen E, Sousa T, Joiner E, Choi PD, Tolo VT, Skaggs DL. Comparison of Ponte Osteotomies and 3-Column Osteotomies in the Treatment of Congenital Spinal Deformity. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Aug 02. PMID: 28777277.
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    31. Yasmeh S, Quinn A, Harris L, Sanders AE, Sousa T, Skaggs DL, Andras LM. Periosteal turndown flap for posterior occipitocervical fusion: a technique review. Eur Spine J. 2017 09; 26(9):2303-2307. PMID: 28466094.
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    32. Roaten JD, Kelly DM, Yellin JL, Flynn JM, Cyr M, Garg S, Broom A, Andras LM, Sawyer JR. Pediatric Femoral Shaft Fractures: A Multicenter Review of the AAOS Clinical Practice Guidelines Before and After 2009. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Apr 10. PMID: 28399048.
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    33. Sousa T, Skaggs DL, Chan P, Yamaguchi KT, Borgella J, Lee C, Sawyer J, Moisan A, Flynn JM, Gunderson M, Hresko MT, D'Hemecourt P, Andras LM. Benign Natural History of Spondylolysis in Adolescence With Midterm Follow-Up. Spine Deform. 2017 03; 5(2):134-138. PMID: 28259265.
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    34. Fletcher ND, Andras LM, Lazarus DE, Owen RJ, Geddes BJ, Cao J, Skaggs DL, Oswald TS, Bruce RW. 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. PMID: 26214327.
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    35. Sanders AE, Andras LM, Sousa T, Kissinger C, Cucchiaro G, Skaggs DL. 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. PMID: 28072636.
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    36. Sanders A, Andras L, Lehman A, Bridges N, Skaggs DL. Dermal Discolorations and Burns at Neuromonitoring Electrodes in Pediatric Spine Surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Jan 01; 42(1):20-24. PMID: 27111761.
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    37. Andras LM, Skaggs KF, Badkoobehi H, Choi PD, Skaggs DL. Chance Fractures in the Pediatric Population are Often Misdiagnosed. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Dec 23. PMID: 28027145.
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    38. Tilan J, Andras LM, Krieger MD, Skaggs DL. Return of motor evoked potentials after knee flexion in the setting of high-grade spondylolisthesis. Eur Spine J. 2017 03; 26(3):619-622. PMID: 27858240.
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    39. Yang S, Andras L. Clavicle Shaft Fractures in Adolescents. Orthop Clin North Am. 2017 Jan; 48(1):47-58. PMID: 27886682.
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    40. Sanders AE, Andras LM, Choi PD, Tolo VT, Skaggs DL. Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Palsy After Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Oct 01; 41(19):E1164-7. PMID: 27010998.
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    41. Schur MD, Andras LM, Broom AM, Barrett KK, Bowman CA, Luther H, Goldstein RY, Fletcher ND, Millis MB, Runner R, Skaggs DL. Continuing Delay in the Diagnosis of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. J Pediatr. 2016 10; 177:250-254. PMID: 27470686.
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    42. Iantorno SE, Andras LM, Skaggs DL. Variability of Reviewers' Comments in the Peer Review Process for Orthopaedic Research. Spine Deform. 2016 Jul; 4(4):268-271. PMID: 27927515.
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    43. Andras LM, Joiner ER, Skaggs K, Harris LR, Broom AM, Williams A, Skaggs DL. Removal of Infected Posterior Spinal Implants: Be Prepared to Transfuse. Spine Deform. 2016 Jul; 4(4):283-287. PMID: 27927518.
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    44. Schell A, Rhee JM, Allen A, Andras L, Zhou F. Surgical management of Gorham disease involving the upper cervical spine with occipito-cervical-thoracic fusion: a case report. Spine J. 2016 07; 16(7):e467-72. PMID: 26975457.
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    45. Skaggs DL, Seehausen DA, Yamaguchi KT, Hah RJ, Wright ML, Bumpass DB, Kim HJ, Andras LM, Vitale MG, Lenke LG. 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. PMID: 27927544.
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    46. Yang S, Andras LM, Redding GJ, Skaggs DL. Early-Onset Scoliosis: A Review of History, Current Treatment, and Future Directions. Pediatrics. 2016 Jan; 137(1). PMID: 26644484.
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    47. Barrett KK, Andras LM, Tolo VT, Choi PD, Skaggs DL. Measurement Variability in the Evaluation of the Proximal Junction in Distraction-based Growing Rods Patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Sep; 35(6):624-7. PMID: 25379823.
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    48. Andras LM, Joiner ER, McCarthy RE, McCullough L, Luhmann SJ, Sponseller PD, Emans JB, Barrett KK, Skaggs DL. 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. PMID: 27927466.
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    49. Woon RP, Andras LM, Barrett KK, Skaggs DL. Cobalt Chrome Spinal Constructs Trigger Airport Security Screening in 24% of Pediatric Patients. Spine Deform. 2015 Mar; 3(2):188-191. PMID: 27927311.
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    50. Seehausen DA, Skaggs DL, Andras LM, Javidan Y. Safety and Efficacy of Power-Assisted Pedicle Tract Preparation and Screw Placement. Spine Deform. 2015 Mar; 3(2):159-165. PMID: 27927307.
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    51. Blumstein GW, Andras LM, Seehausen DA, Harris L, Ross PA, Skaggs DL. Fever is common postoperatively following posterior spinal fusion: infection is an uncommon cause. J Pediatr. 2015 Mar; 166(3):751-5. PMID: 25575423.
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    52. Barrett KK, Skaggs DL, Sawyer JR, Andras L, Moisan A, Goodbody C, Flynn JM. Supracondylar humeral fractures with isolated anterior interosseous nerve injuries: is urgent treatment necessary? J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Nov 05; 96(21):1793-7. PMID: 25378506.
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    53. Goldstein RY, Sunde CD, Assaad P, Grimm J, Skaggs DL, Andras L. 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. PMID: 25232079.
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    54. Joiner ER, Skaggs DL, Arkader A, Andras LM, Lightdale-Miric NR, Pace JL, Ryan DD. 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. PMID: 24598579.
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    55. Andras L, Louie K, Skaggs DL. Weak or Absent Ankle Dorsiflexion: The Most Sensitive Indicator of Motor Deficits Following Spinal Deformity Surgery. Spine Deform. 2014 May; 2(3):198-202. PMID: 27927418.
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    56. Heffernan MJ, Seehausen DA, Andras LM, Skaggs DL. 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. PMID: 24480953.
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    57. Joiner ER, Andras LM, Skaggs DL. Screening for hip dysplasia in congenital muscular torticollis: is physical exam enough? J Child Orthop. 2014 Mar; 8(2):115-9. PMID: 24578172.
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    58. Joiner ER, Andras LM, Skaggs DL. 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 06; 95(21):e161. PMID: 24196473.
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    59. Andras L, Tobin R, Skaggs DL. Congenital Cervicothoracic Scoliosis Treated with Hemiepiphysiodesis and Placement of Distraction-Based Instrumentation: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2013 Jun 12; 3(2 Suppl 8):1-6. PMID: 29252388.
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    60. Andras L, Yamaguchi KT, Skaggs DL, Tolo VT. 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. PMID: 23147633.
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    61. Yamaguchi KT, Skaggs DL, Acevedo DC, Myung KS, Choi P, Andras L. Spondylolysis is frequently missed by MRI in adolescents with back pain. J Child Orthop. 2012 Jul; 6(3):237-40. PMID: 23814624.
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    62. Linn SC, Andras LM, Kim HS, Wei J, Nagiec MM, Dickson RC, Merrill AH. 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. PMID: 17070807.
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    63. Linn SC, Kim HS, Keane EM, Andras LM, Wang E, Merrill AH. Regulation of de novo sphingolipid biosynthesis and the toxic consequences of its disruption. Biochem Soc Trans. 2001 Nov; 29(Pt 6):831-5. PMID: 11709083.
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