Peer-reviewed Journal Publications

  1. 1. Risk factors associated with corrective surgery in congenital scoliosis with tethered cord.

    Acaroglu E, ­Alanay A,­ Akalin N, Atilla B, Bulutcu E, Surat A.
    Turk J of Pediatr­ 1997;39:373-78.

  2. 2. Effects of deamino-8-D-arginin­ vasopressin on blood loss and coagulation factors in scoliosis surgery.­A double blind randomized clinical trial.

    Alanay A, Acaroglu E, Ozdemir O, Ercelen O, Bulutcu E, Surat A.
    Spine­ 1999;24:877-82.

  3. 3. A study of adenosine treatment in experimental acute cord injury. Effect of arachidonic acid metabolites.

    Akpek EA, Bulutcu E,­Alanay A, Korkusuz P, Acaroglu E, Kilinc K, Ors U.
    Spine­ 1999;24:128-132.

  4. 4. Traumatic L1-L2 dislocation without fracture in a 6-year-old girl. Incomplete neurologic deficit and total recovery.

    Yazici M, Alanay A, Aksoy C, Acaroglu E, Surat A.
    Spine­ 1999;24:1483-86.

  5. 5. Luque Trolley and convex ephysiodesis in the treatment of infantile and juvenile idiopathic scoliosis (letter).

    Alanay A, Acaroglu E, Yazici M, Surat A.
    Spine­ 2000;25:2549-50.

  6. 6. Post-traumatic findings of the spine after earlier vertebral fracture in young patients. Clinical and MRI study (letter).­

    Alanay A.
    Spine­ 2000;25:2847-8.

  7. 7. Short segment pedicle instrumentation of thoracolumbar burst fractures: Does transpedicular intracorporeal grafting prevent early failure?­

    Alanay A, Acaroglu E, Yazici M, Oznur A, Surat A.
    Spine­ 2001;26:213-7.

  8. 8. Successful Short-Segment Instrumentation and Fusion for Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures: A Consecutive 4 1/2-Year Series. (letter).

    Alanay A, Acaroğlu E, Yazici M, Surat A.
    Spine ­2001;26:840-44.

  9. 9. Four level noncontiguous fracture of the vertebral column-A case report.

    Acaroglu E,­ Alanay A.
    Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma ­2001;15:294-299.

  10. 10. Measurement of Vertebral Rotation in Standing Versus Supine Position in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

    Yazici M, Acaroglu E, Alanay A, Deviren V, Cila A, Surat A.
    Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics­ 2001;21:252-6.

  11. 11. Treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip before the walking age.

    Aksoy MC, Koç G, ­Alanay A, Yazici M, Özdemir N, Surat A.
    The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics ­2002, 44(2):122-7.

  12. 12. The effect of transpedicular intracorporal grafting in the treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractures on canal remodeling.­

    Alanay A, Acaroğlu E, Yazici M, Aksoy MC, Surat A.­
    Eur Spine J. ­2001 Dec;10(6):512-6.

  13. 13. The three-dimensional evolution of scoliotic curve during instrumentation without fusion in young children.

    Acaroglu E, Yazici M,­ Alanay A, Surat A.
    Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics ­2002;22:492-6.

  14. 14. The reliability and the necessity of Dynamic Computerized Tomography (DCT) in the diagnosis of atlantoaxial rotatory Subluxation (AARS).

    Alanay A, ­Hicazi A, Acaroglu E, Yazici M, Aksoy C, Cila A, Akalan N, Surat A.
    Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2002;22:763-5.

  15. 15. Lumbar pedicle morphology in the immature spine: a three-dimentional study suing spiral computed tomography.

    Seneran H, Yazici M, Karcaaltincaba M,­ Alanay A, ­Acaroglu E, Aksoy MC, Ariyürek M, Surat A.
    Spine­ 2002;27:2472-6.

  16. 16. Atlantoaxial rotatory fixation-subluxation revisited: a computed tomographic analysis of acute torticollis in pediatric patients.

    Hicazi A, Acaroglu E,­ Alanay A, Yazici M, Surat A.
    Spine­ 2002;15:2771-5.

  17. 17. Case report. Peroneus quartus muscle as a rare cause of the chronic lateral ankle pain.

    Oznur A, Arik A, ­Alanay A.
    Foot and Ankle Surgery­ 2002;8:227-30.

  18. 18. Immediate debridement and coverage of exposed spinal hardware with muscle flaps.

    Akyurek M, Safak T, ­Alanay A, Acaroglu E, Kecik A.
    Eur J Plast Surg­ 2002;25: 202-208.

  19. 19. The efficacy of convex hemiepiphysiodesis in patients with iatrogenic posterior element deficiency due to diastematomyelia excision.

    Uzumcigil A, Cil A, Yazici M, Acaroglu E,­ Alanay A,­ Akalan N, Ozisik P, Surat A.
    Spine­ 2003;28:799-805.

  20. 20. Posterior hemivertebra resection with transpedicular instrumentation: early correction in children aged 1 to 6 years.

    Cil A, Yazici M,­ Alanay A, Acaroglu RE, Surat A. Re: Ruf M, Harms J.
    Spine. 2003;28:2132-8.Spine.­2004 Jul 15;29(14):1593-4; author reply 1594-6.

  21. 21. Distraction osteogenesis (callotasis) for pelvic closure in bladder exstrophy.

    Kandemir U, Yazici M,­ Alanay A,­Tokgozoglu M.
    Clin Orthop­ 2004; 418:231-6.

  22. 22. Late spinal cord compression caused by pulled-out thoracic pedicle screws: A case report.

    Alanay A,­ Cil A, Acaroglu E, Caglar O, Akgun R, Marangoz S, Yazici M, Surat A.
    Spine­ 2003;28:E506-E510.

  23. 23. The course of sagittal plane abnormality in the patients with congenital scoliosis managed with convex growth arrest.

    Cil A, Yazici M,­ Alanay A, Acaroglu E, Uzumcigil A, Surat A.
    Spine­ 2004;29:547-52.

  24. 24. The course of non-surgical management of burst fractures with intact posterior ligamenteous complex (PLC): An MRI study

    Alanay A,­Yazici M, Acaroglu E, Turhan E,­ Cila A, Surat A.
    Spine ­2004;29:2425-31.

  25. 25. Convex growth arrest in the treatment of congenital spinal deformities, revisited.

    Uzumcugil A, Cil A, Yazici M, Acaroglu E,­ Alanay A, Aksoy C, Surat A.
    J Pediatr Orthop. 2004;24:658-66.

  26. 26. The evolution of sagittal segmental alignment of the spine during childhood.

    Cil A, Yazici M, Uzumcugil A, Kandemir U,­ Alanay A, Alanay Y, Acaroglu RE, Surat A.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 Jan 1;30(1):93-100.

  27. 27. The effect of pedicle screw placement with or without application of compression across the neurocentral cartilage on the morphology of the spinal canal and pedicle in immature pigs.

    Cil A, Yazici M, Daglioglu K, Aydingoz U,­ Alanay A, Acaroglu RE, Gulsen M, Surat A.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 Jun 1;30(11):1287-93.

  28. 28. Radiological outcome of proximal femoral varus osteotomy for the treatment of lateral pillar group-C Legg-Calve-Perthes disease.

    Aksoy MC, Cankus MC,­ Alanay A, Yazici M, Caglar O, Alpaslan AM.
    J Pediatr Orthop B. 2005 Mar;14:88-91.

  29. 29. Comparison of anterior instrumentation systems and the results of minimum 5 years follow-up in the treatment of tuberculosis spondylitis.

    Benli IT,­ Alanay A, Akalin S, Kis M, Acaroglu E, Ates B, Aydin E.
    Kobe J Med Sci. 2004;50(5-6):167-80

  30. 30. The reliability and validity of adapted Turkish version of SRS-22 questionnaire.­

    Alanay A, Cil A, Berk H, Acaroglu E, Yazici M, Akcali O, Genc Y.­
    Spine ­2005;30:2464-68

  31. 31. The validity of Lenke criteria for defining structural proximal thoracic curves in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

    Cil A, Pekmezci M, Yazici M,­ Alanay A, Acaroglu RE, Deviren V, Surat A.
    Spine.­ 2005 Nov 15;30(22):2550-5.

  32. 32. Refinement of the SRS-22 health related of life questionnaire function domain.

    Asher MA, Lai SM, Glatter C, Burton D,­ Alanay A, Bago J.
    Spine­ 2006;31: 593-7.

  33. 33. Results of complete hemivertebra excision followed by circumferential fusion and anterior or posterior instrumentation in patients with type-IA formation defect

    Benli IT, Aydin E,­ Alanay A, Uzumcugil O, Buyukgullu O, Kis M. .
    Eur Spine J. 2006 Aug;15(8):1219-29.

  34. 34. Spinal implants and radiation therapy: The effect of various configurations of titanium implant systems in the single vertebral metastasis model

    Pekmezci M, Yazici M, Dirican B, Yapici B,­ Alanay A,­Gurdalli S. .
    J Bone Joint Surg Am.­ 2006 May; 88:1093-100.

  35. 35. Unilateral enucleation affects the laterality but not the incidence of scoliosis in pinealectomized chicken.

    Turhan E, Acaroglu E, Bozkurt G,­ Alanay A, Yazici M, Surat A.
    Spine.­ 2006 Jan 15;31:133-8.

  36. 36. [Treatment of simple bone cysts with methylprednisolone acetate in children]

    Yilmaz G, Aksoy MC,­ Alanay A,­Yazici M, Alpaslan AM.
    Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc.­2005;39(5):411-415.

  37. 37. The effect of pedicle expansion on pedicle morphology and biomechanical stability in the immature porcine spine.

    Yazici M, Pekmezci M, Cil A,­ Alanay A, Acaroglu E, Oner FC.
    Spine.­ 2006 Oct 15;31(22):E826-9.

  38. 38. Osteoporotik Omurga Kiriklarinin Cerrahi Tedavisi

    Alanay A.­
    Turkiye Klinikleri J Surg Med Sci ­2006;2(30):68-75.

  39. 39. Safety and efficacy of posterior instrumentation for patients with congenital scoliosis and spinal dysraphism.

    Ayvaz M,­ Alanay A, Yazici M, Acaroglu E, Surat A.
    J Pediatr Orthop. 2007 Jun;27(4):380-6.

  40. 40. Reliability and concurrent validity of the adapted Chinese version of Scoliosis Research Society-22 (SRS-22) questionnaire.

    Cheung KM, Senkoylu A,­ Alanay A, Genc Y, Lau S, Luk KD.
    Spine.­ 2007­May­1;32(10):1141-5.

  41. 41. A comparison of commercially available demineralized bone matrix for spinal fusion.

    Wang JC,­ Alanay A,­ Davies M, Kanim LEA, Campbell PA, Dawson EG, , Liebermann JE.­
    Eur Spine J.­ 2007 Aug;16(8):1233-40.

  42. 42. Safety and Efficacy of Implant Removal for Patients with Recurrent Back Pain after a Failed Degenerative Lumbar Spine Surgery.

    Alanay A, Vyas R, Shamie AN,­ Sciocia T, Gannon R, Wang JC.
    J Spinal Disord Tech. 2007 Jun;20(4):271-7.

  43. 43. Minimum 10 years follow-up surgical results of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients treated with TSRH instrumentation.

    Benli IT, Ates B, Akalin S, Citak M, Kaya A,­ Alanay A.­
    Eur­Spine­J.­ 2007­Mar;16(3):381-91.

  44. 44. Interrater reliability of identifying indicators of posterior ligamentous complex disruption when plain films are indeterminate in thoracolumbar injuries.

    Schweitzer KM, Vaccaro AR, Harrop JS, Hurlbert J, Carrino JA, Rechtine GR, Schwartz DG,­ Alanay A, Sharma DK, Anderson DG, Lee JY, Arnold PM.
    J Orthop Sci.­ 2007­Sep;12(5):437-42.

  45. 45. Radiographic measurement of the sagittal plane deformity in patients with osteoporotic spinal fractures evaluation of intrinsic error.

    Alanay A, Pekmezci M, Karaeminogullari O, Acaroglu E, Yazici M, Cil A, Pijnenburg B, Genc Y, Oner FC.
    Eur Spine J.­ 2007 Dec;16(12):2126-32.

  46. 46.­ Kinematic analysis of the relationship between the grade of disc degeneration and motion unit of the cervical spine.

    Miyazaki M, Hong SW, Yoon SH, Zou J, Tow B,­Alanay A, Abitbol JJ, Wang JC.
    Spine. 2008­ Jan­ 15;33(2):187-93.

  47. 47. Metastatic Omurga Tümörleri.

    Alanay A,­ Demirkiran GH,
    Turkiye Klinikleri J Orthop & Traumatol-Special Topics­ 2008;1(1):37-42

  48. 48. The Adjunctive Effect of a Binding Peptide on Bone Morphogenetic Protein Enhanced Bone Healing in A Rodent Model of Spinal Fusion.

    Alanay A, Chen C, Lee S-H, Murray SS, Brochmann EJ, Ph.D., Miyazaki M, Napoli A, Wang JC.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Jul 15;33(16):1709-13.

  49. 49. A novel application of high dose (50kGY) gamma irradiation for demineralized bone matrix:­ Effects on fusion rate in a rat spinal fusion model.

    Alanay A, Wang J, Shamie AN, Napoli A, Chen C, Tsou P.­
    Spine J. ­2008 Sep-Oct;8(5):789-95.

  50. 50. The effect of calmodulin antagonists on experimental scoliosis: a pinealectomized chicken model.

    Akel I, Kocak O, Bozkurt G,­ Alanay A, Marcucio R, Acaroglu E.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Mar 15;34(6):533-8.

  51. 51. The effect of calmodulin antagonists on scoliosis: bipedal C57BL/6 mice model.

    Akel I, Demirkiran G,­ Alanay A, Karahan S, Marcucio R, Acaroglu E.
    Eur Spine J. 2009 Apr;18(4):499-505.

  52. 52. The effect of anterior spinal fusion on spinal canal development in an immature porcine model.

    Pekmezci M, Yilmaz G, Daglioglu K, Gulsen M,­ Alanay A,­Acaroglu E, Yazici M.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Jul 1;34(15):E501-6.

  53. 53. Comparison of the melatonin and calmodulin in paravertebral muscle and platelets of patients with or without adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

    Acaroglu E, Akel I,­ Alanay A, Yazici M, Marcucio R.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Aug 15;34(18):E659-63.

  54. 54. An update on bone substitutes for spinal fusion.

    Miyazaki M, Tsumura H, Wang JC,­ Alanay A.
    Eur Spine J.­ 2009 Jun;18(6):783-99.

  55. 55. The effect of dilation of immature pedicles on pullout strength of the screws: Part 2: In vivo study.

    Yilmaz G, Demirkiran G, Ozkan C, Daglioglu K, Pekmezci M,­ Alanay A, Yazici M.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Oct 15;34(22):2378-83.

  56. 56. Is it necessary to operate all split cord malformations before corrective surgery for patients with congenital spinal deformities?

    Ayvaz M, Akalan N, Yazici M,­ Alanay A, Acaroglu RE.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Oct 15;34(22):2413-8.

  57. 57. Minimal invasive short posterior instrumentation plus balloon kyphoplasty with calcium phosphate for burst and severe compression lumbar fractures.

    Ayvaz M,­ Alanay A, Acaroglu E. Re: Korovessis P, Hadjipavlou A, Repantis T.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Oct 15;34(22):2473; author reply 2473-5.

  58. 58. The Effect of Posterior Distraction on Vertebral Growth in Immature Pigs: An Experimental Simulation of Growing Rod Technique.

    Yilmaz G, Huri G, Demirkran G, Dağloğlu K, Ozkan C,­ Alanay A, Acaroglu E, Yazici M.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976).­ 2010 Feb 26.

  59. 59. Efficacy of prophylactic placement of inferior vena cava filter in patients undergoing spinal surgery.

    Ozturk C, Ganiyusufoglu K,­ Alanay A, Aydogan M, Onat L, Hamzaoglu A.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Sep 15;35(20):1893-6.

  60. 60. Effect of lumbar angular motion on central canal diameter: positional MRI study in 491 cases.

    Wei F, Wang J, Zou J, Hong SW, Zhang H, He W, Miyazaki M, Lee SH, Alanay A.­
    Chin Med J­(Engl). 2010 Jun;123(11):1422-5.

  61. 61. Rekonstrüktif Skolyoz Cerrahisi Sonrasinda Görülen Komplikasyonlar ve Mortalitenin Retrospektif Olarak Değerlendirilmesi.

    Saricaoglu F, Akinci SB, Akcakaya Kocak D,­ Alanay A, Aypar U.
    Journal of Neurological Sciences (Turkish)­ 2011; 28(1): 035-041.

  62. 62. Posterior vertebral column resection in severe spinal deformities: a total of 102 cases.

    Hamzaoglu A, ­Alanay A, Ozturk C, Sarier M, Karadereler S, Ganiyusufoglu K.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Mar 1;36(5):E340-4.

  63. 63. Convex instrumented hemiepiphysiodesis with concave distraction: a preliminary report.

    Alanay A, Dede O, Yazici M.
    Clin Orthop Relat Res. ­2012 Apr;470(4):1144-50.

  64. 64. Short-term X-ray Results of Posterior Vertebral Column Resection in Severe Congenital Kyphosis, Scoliosis, and Kyphoscoliosis.

    Ozturk C,­Alanay A, Ganiyusufoglu K, Karadereler S, Ulusoy L, Hamzaoglu A.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 May 20;37(12):1054-7.

  65. 65. Reconstruction of the subaxial cervical spine using lateral mass and facet screw instrumentation.

    Aydogan M, Enercan M, Hamzaoglu A,­ Alanay A.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Mar 1;37(5):E335-41.

  66. 66. Surgical management of post-SCIWORA spinal deformities in children.

    Yalcin N, Dede O,­ Alanay A,­ Yazici M.
    J Child Orthop. ­2011­Feb;5(1):27-33.

  67. 67. Vertebral body growth during growing rod instrumentation: growth preservation or stimulation?

    Olgun ZD, Ahmadiadli H,­ Alanay A, Yazici M.
    J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Mar;32(2):184-9.

  68. 68. [Long-segment posterior instrumentation and fusion with freeze-dried allograft in congenital scoliosis].

    Demirkiran HG, Akel I, Yilmaz G, Ayvaz M,­ Alanay A, Yazici M.
    Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc.­2012 (46/4): 275-80.

  69. 69. Osteotomies/spinal column resections in adult deformity.

    Enercan M,Ozturk C, Kahraman S, Sarier M, Hamzaoglu A,­ Alanay A.­
    Eur Spine J. 2013 Mar;22 Suppl 2:S254-64.

  70. 70. Traction x-ray under general anesthesia helps to save motion segment in treatment of Lenke type 3C and 6C curves.

    Hamzaoglu A,Ozturk C, Enercan M,­ Alanay A.
    Spine J.­ 2013­Aug;13(8):845-52.

  71. 71. Posterior transpedicular dynamic systems in the treatment of chronic lumbar instability.

    Ozer AF, Goel VK,­ Alanay A, Sasani M, Oktenoglu T, Erbulut D.
    Adv Orthop.­ 2013;2013:432520.

  72. 72. Posterior all-pedicle screw instrumentation combined with multiple chevron and concave rib osteotomies in the treatment of adolescent congenital kyphoscoliosis.

    Ayvaz M, Olgun ZD, Demirkiran HG,­ Alanay A, Yazici M.
    Spine J. 2014 Jan;14(1):11-9.

  73. 73. [Treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractures using combined pedicle screw-laminar hook fixation]

    Kaymaz B, Demirkiran G, Ayvaz M, Akel I, Acaroğlu E, ­Alanay A.
    Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2014;48(2):152-6.

  74. 74. Safety and Efficacy of Instrumented Convex Growth Arrest in Treatment of Congenital Scoliosis.

    Demirkiran G, Yilmaz G, Kaymaz B, Akel I, Ayvaz M, Acaroglu E,­ Alanay A, Yazici M.
    ­ J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Apr-May;34(3):275-81.Eur Spine J. 2014 Mar 28.

  75. 75. The change of whole lumbar segmental motion according to the mobility of degenerated disc in the lower lumbar spine: a kinetic MRI study.

    Lee SH, Daffner SD, Wang JC, Davis BC,­ Alanay A, Kim JS.
    Eur Spine J. ­2014 Mar 28.

  76. 76. Osteotomies/spinal column resection in paediatric deformity. Optimal surgical care for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: an international consensus.

    Gokcen B, Yilgor C,­ Alanay A.­ 
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2014 Jul;24 Suppl 1:S59-68.

  77. 77. Sacropelvic fixation in adult spinal deformity (ASD); a very high rate of mechanical failure

    Guler UO, Cetin E, Yaman O, Pellise F, Casademut AV, Sabat MD,­ Alanay A, Grueso FS, Acaroglu E, European Spine Study Group
    Eur Spine J.­ 2014 Oct 17.

  78. 78. Optimal surgical care for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: an international consensus.

    de Kleuver M, Lewis SJ, Germscheid NM, Kamper SJ,­ Alanay A, Berven SH, Cheung KM, Ito M, Lenke LG, Polly DW, Qiu Y, van Tulder M, Shaffrey C.
    Eur Spine J. ­2014 Dec;23(12):2603-18.

  79. 79. Impact on health related quality of life of adult spinal deformity (ASD) compared with other chronic conditions.

    Pellisé F, Vila-Casademunt A, Ferrer M, Domingo-Sàbat M, Bagó J, Pérez-Grueso FJ,­ Alanay A, Mannion AF, Acaroglu E; European Spine Study Group.
    Eur­Spine J.­ 2015 Jan;24(1):3-11.

  80. 80. Convex Instrumented Hemiepiphysiodesis With Concave Distraction: A Treatment Option for Long Sweeping Congenital Curves.

    Demirkiran G, Dede O, Ayvaz M, Bas CE,­Alanay A, Yazici M.
    J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Mar 24. [Epub ahead of print]

  81. 81. Sagittal alignment of cervical spine in adult idiopathic scoliosis.

    Aykac B, Ayhan S, Yuksel S, Guler UO, Pellise F,­Alanay A, Perez-Grueso FJ, Acaroglu E; European Spine Study Group
    Eur Spine J. 2015 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print]

  82. 82. Safety and efficacy of osteotomies in adult spinal deformity: what happens in the first year?

    Ayhan S, Aykac B, Yuksel S, Ozgur U, Pellise F,­Alanay A, Perez-Grueso F. J. S, Acaroglu E; European Spine Study Group
    Eur Spine J. 2015 May 07.­ [Epub ahead of print]

  83. 83. Convex Hemiepiphysiodesis: Posterior/anterior in-situ Versus Posterior-only With Pedicle Screw Instrumentation: An Experimental Simulation in Immature

    Bekmez S , Demirkiran HG , Yilmaz G , Akel I , Atilla P , Muftuoglu SF , Yazici M ,­Alanay A.
    Pigs. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 June 17. [Epub ahead of print]