Volvo awards 2002
Classification of age-related changes in lumbar intervertebral discs
N Boos, S Weissbach, H Rohrbach, C Weiler, K Spratt, A Nerlich
Zurich, Switzerland, Munich ,Germany, Iowa City, USA
Ranndomized radiostereometric study comparing osteogenic protein-1 (BMP-7) and autograft bone in human noninstrumented posterolateral lumbar fusions
R Johnsson, B Stromqvist, P Aspenberg
Use of rhBMp-2 to achieve posterolateral spine fusion in humans: A prospective and randomized clinical pilot trial
S Boden, J Kang, H Sandhu, J Heller
The impact of mental processing and pacing on spine loading
K Davis, W Marras, C Heaney, T Walters, P Gupta
Cincinnati, Columbus, Chicago, USA
Volvo Awards 2001
The effect of nutrient supply on viability of cells from the nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc
H Horner, J Urban
Lumbar fusion for chronic low back pain. A multicenter randomized controlled trial from the Swedish Spine Study Group
P Fritzell, O Hagg, P Wessberg, A Nordwall, and the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study Group Falum and Goteborg, Sweden
Effect of a media campaign on back pain beliefs and its potential influence on management of low back pain in general practice
R Buchbinder, D Jolley, M Wyatt
Volvo Corporation Awards 2000
Exogenous TNF( mimics nucleus pulposus-induced neuropathology: Molecular, histologic, and behavioural comparisons in rats
T Igarashi, S Kikuchi, V Shubayev, R Myers
Fukushima, Japan, San Diego, CA, USA
Lumbar high intensity zone and discography in subjects without low back complaints
E Carragee, S Paragioudakis, S khurana
Stanford, CA, USA
Monitoring in vivo implant loads with a telemeterized internal spinal fixation device
A Rohlman, F Graichen, U Weber, G Bergmann
Volvo Corporation Awards 1999
Increased proteoglycan synthesis by gene therapy: An in-vivo study of adenovirus-mediated transfer of the human TGF-Beta 1 encoding gene to the rabbit intervertebral disc
K Nishida, J Kang, L Gilbertson, SH Moon, JK Suh, R Robbins, C Evans
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
A randomized clinical trial of three active treatments for chronic low back pain
A Mannion, M Muentener, S Taimela, J Dvorak
Zurich, Switzerland, Vantaa, Finland
Biomechanics of increased exposure to lumbar injury due to cyclic loading
M Solomonow, B Zhou, R Baratta, Y Lu, M Harris
New Orleans, LA, USA
Volvo Corporation Awards 1998
Intragenic polymorphisms of the vitamin D receptor gene associated with intervertebral disc degeneration.
T. Videman, J. Leppavuori, J. Kaprio, M. Battie, L. Gibbons, L. Peltonen, M. Koskenvuo
Edmonton, Canada, Jyvaskyla, Helsinki and Turku, Finland, Seattle, USA
Lumbar spine fusion by local gene therapy with a cDNA encoding a novel osteoinductive protein (LMP-1).
S. Boden, L. Titus, G Hair, Y. Liu, M. Viggeswarapu, M. Nanes, C. Baranowski
Psychosocial job factors, physical workload, and incidence of work-related spinal injuries. A 5 year prospective study of urban transit operators.
N. Krause, S. Syme, D. Ragland, J. Fisher
San Francisco, USA
Compression-induced degeneration of the intervertebral disc: An in vivo mouse model and finite element study.
J. Lotz, O. Colliou, J. Chin, N. Duncan, E. Liebenberg
San Francisco, USA, Calgary, Canada
Volvo Corporation Awards 1997
Immunohistological markers for age-related changes of human lumbar intervertebral discs.
A.G. Nerlich, N. Boos, E.D. Schleicher
Munich, Germany, Zurich, Switzerland, Tubingen, Germany
Degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis with spinal stenosis. A prospective, randomized study comparing decompressive laminectomy and arthrodesis with and without spinal instrumentation.
J.S. Fischrund, M. McKay, H.N. Herkowitz, R. Brower, D.M. Montgomery, L.T. Kurz
Royal Oak, MI, Akron, OH, USA
The effect of pedicle screw instrumentation on functional outcome and fusion rates in posterolateral lumbar spinal fusion. A prospective randomized clinical study in 130 patients with a 2 year follow up.
K. Thomsen, F.B. Christensen, S.P. Eiskjaer, E.D. Hansen, S. Fruensgaard, C.E. Bunger
Kinematic behavior of the porcine lumbar spine – A chronic lesion model.
A.M. Kaigle, S.H. Holm, T.H. Hansson