Publications

Davies BM and Kotter MRN Lessons From Recruitment to an Internet-Based Survey for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: Comparison of Free and Fee-Based Methods. Journal of Medical Internet Research Protoc 2018;7(2):e18

Davies BM, Mowforth OD, Smith EK and Kotter MRN Easily Missed: Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy. British Medical Journal 2018;360:k186

Davies BM, Mowforth OD, Sadler I, Aarabi B, Kwon B, Kurpad S, Harrop JS, Wilson JR, Grossman R, Fehlings MG and Kotter M Recovery priorities in degenerative cervical myelopathy: a cross-sectional survey of an international, online community of patients. BMJ Open 2019;9:e031486

Davies BM, Khan DZ, McMair AGK, Gronlund T, Kolias AG, Tetreault L, Kalsi-Ryan S, Starkey ML, Sadler I, Sarewitz E, Houlton D, Carter J, Aarabi B, Kwon BK, Kurpad SN, Harrop J, Wilson JR, Grossman R, Fehlings MG and Kotter MRN Research objectives and Common Data Elements for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: A consensus process to improve research efficiency in DCM, through the establishment of a standardised dataset for clinical research and the definition of the research priorities. Global Spine Journal 2019 May;9(1 Suppl):65S-76S

Boerger TF, Davies BM, Sadler I, Sarewitz E and Kotter MRN on behalf of the AO Spine RECODE-DCM Steering Committee Patient, sufferer, victim, casualty or person with cervical myelopathy: let us decide our identifier. Integrated Healthcare Journal 2020;2:e000023

Pope D, Mowforth OD, Davies BM and Kotter MRN Diagnostic delays lead to greater disability in degenerative cervical myelopathy and represent a health-inequality. Spine 2020 Mar 15;45(6):368-377

Khan D, Davies BM and Kotter MRN Spinal research – a field in need of standardization. Journal of Rheumatology April 2020, 47 (4) 633-634

Gharooni AA, Grodzinski B, Davies BM and Kotter MRN How common is repeat surgery and multi-level treatment in Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy? Findings from a patient perspective survey. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2020 July 77; 181-184

Mowforth O, Davies B, Stewart M, Smith S, Willison A, Ahmed S, Starkey M, Sadler I, Sarewitz E, Stacpoole S and Kotter M Current Provision of Myelopathy Education in Medical Schools in the United Kingdom: Protocol for a National Medical Student Survey. BMJ Open 2020 Aug 26;10(8):e035563

Grodzinski B, Bestwick H, Bhatti F, Durham R, Khan M, Partha Sarathi CI, Teh JQ, Mowforth O and Davies B Research activity amongst DCM research priorities. Acta Neurochirurgica (Wien) 2021 Feb 24. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33625603

Boerger T, Alsouhibani A, Mowforth O, Hamilton J, Lalkhen A, Davies BM and Kotter MRN Moving Beyond the Neck and Arm: The Pain Experience of People With Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy Who Have Pain. Global Spine Journal 2021 Feb 25:2192568220986143

Davies BM, Francis JJ, Butler MB, Mowforth O, Goacher E, Starkey M, Kolias A, Wynne-Jones G, Hutton M, Selvanathan S, Thomson S, Laing RJC, Hutchinson PJ and Kotter MRN Current surgical practice for multi-level degenerative cervical myelopathy: Findings from an international survey of spinal surgeons. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2021 May;87:84-88. Epub 2021 Mar 17. PMID: 33863541

Davies BM, Kwon BK, Fehlings MG, Kotter MRN AO Spine RECODE-DCM: Why Prioritize Research in Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy? Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 5S–7S; First Published February 17, 2022

Mowforth OD, Khan DZ, Wong MY, Pickering G, Dean L, Magee J, Mullarkey L, Hirayama Y, Rihova M, Butler M, Stewart M, Goulson B, Ahmed S, Fricke K, Popa-Nimidean V, Millar Z, Venkatesh A, Willison A, Senthil K, Sarewitz E, Sadler I, Gronlund T, Hazenbiller O, Kwon BK, Tetreault L, Fehlings MG, Kurpad S, Harrop J, Aarabi B, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Guest J, Wilson J, McNair A, Davies BM and Kotter MR, on behalf of the AO Spine RECODE-DCM Steering Committee, AO Spine RECODE-DCM Global Partners and AO Spine RECODE-DCM Consortium. Gathering Global Perspectives to Establish the Research Priorities and Minimum Data Sets for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: Sampling Strategy of the First Round Consensus Surveys of AO Spine RECODE-DCM. Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 8S–18S; First Published December 8, 2021

Tetreault L, Mowforth O, Khan D, Gronlund T, Garwood P, Hazenbiller O, Kwon B, Fehlings MG, Kurpad S, Harrop J, Aarabi B, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Guest J, Wilson J, Davies BM and Kotter M on behalf of the AO Spine RECODE-DCM Steering Committee and AO Spine RECODE-DCM Consortium James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy [AO Spine RECODE-DCM]: An Overview of the Methodology used to Process and Short-List Research Uncertainties. Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 19S-27S; First Published February 17, 2022

Davies BM, Mowforth OD, Wood H, Karimi Z, Sadler I, Tetreault L, Milligan J, Kalsi-Ryan S, Furlan J, Kwon B, Fehlings MG, Boerger T, Zipser C, Rodrigues-Pinto R, Koljonen P, Vaccaro A, Hutton M, Murphy R, Ito M, Kawaguchi Y, Wilson J,Peul W, Kurpad S, Harrop J, Aarabi B, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Guest J, Wilson J, Kotter MRN and Fehlings MG Improving awareness could transform outcomes in Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM) [AO Spine RECODE-DCM Research Priority Number 1]. Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 28S-38S; First Published February 17, 2022

Nouri A, Tessitore E, Molliqaj G, Meling T, Schaller K, Nakashima H, Yukawa Y, Bednarik J, Martin AR, Vajkoczy P, Cheng JS, Kwon BK, Kurpad S, Fehlings MG, Harrop J, Aarabi B, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Guest J, Davies B, Kotter M and Wilson JR Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: Development and Natural History [AO Spine RECODE-DCM Research Priority Number 2]. Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 39S-54S; First Published February 17, 2022

Hilton B, Gardner EL, Jiang Z, Tetreault L, Guest JD, Harrop JS, Fehlings MG, Rodrigues-Pinto R, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Aarabi B, Koljonen PA, Wilson J, Zipser C, Riew D, Kotter MRN, Davies BM and Kwon BK Establishing diagnostic criteria for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy [AO Spine RECODE-DCM Priority Number 3]. Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 55S-63S; First Published February 17, 2022

Tetreault L, Garwood P, Gharooni AA, Yanez Touzet A, Nanna-Lohkamp L, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Martin A, Wilson J, Harrop J, Guest J, Kwon BK, Milligan J, Martinez Arizala A, Riew D, Fehlings MG, Kotter M, Kalsi-Ryan S and Davies B Improving Assessment of Disease Severity and Strategies for Monitoring Progression in Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy [AO Spine RECODE-DCM Research Priority Number 4]. Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 64S-77S; First Published December 31, 2021

Davies BM, Mowforth OD, Gharooni AA, Tetreault L, Nouri A, Dhillon R, Bednařik J, Martin AR, Trivedi R, Young A, Takahashi H, Boerger T, Newcombe V, Zipser C, Freund P, Koljonen P, Sutcliffe M, Rodrigues-Pinto R, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Wilson JR, Kurpad S, Fehlings MG, Kwon B, Harrop J, Guest J, Curt A, and Kotter MRN A new framework for investigating the basis of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM) [AO Spine RECODE-DCM Research Priority Number 5]: Mechanical Stress, Vulnerability and Time. Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 78S-96S; First Published February 17, 2022

Boerger TF, Hyngstrom AS, Furlan J, Kalsi-Ryan S, Curt A, Kwon B, Kurpad S, Fehlings M, Harrop J, Aarabi B, Rahimi Movaghar V, Guest J, Wilson J, Davies B, Kotter MRN, Koljonen P Developing Peri-Operative Rehabilitation in DCM [AO Spine RECODE-DCM Research Priority Number 6]: An unexplored opportunity? Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 97S-108S; First Published February 17, 2022

Gharooni AA, Kwon B, Fehlings MG, Boerger T, Rodrigues-Pinto R, Koljonen P, Kurpad S, Harrop J, Aarabi B, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Guest J, Wilson J, Davies BM and Kotter MRN Developing Novel Therapies for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy [AO Spine RECODE-DCM Research Priority Number 7]: Opportunities from restorative neurobiology. Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 109S-121S; First Published February 17, 2022

Davies BM, Phillips R, Clarke D, Furlan JC,  Harrop JS, Demetriades A, Milligan J, Witiw CD,  Vaccaro A, Kurpad S, Aarabi B, Fehlings MG, Guest J, Wilson J, Kwon B, Rahimi-Movaghar V and Kotter MRN Establishing the socio-economic impact of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM) is fundamental to improving outcomes [AO Spine RECODE-DCM Research Priority Number 8]. Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 122S-129S; First Published February 17, 2022

Martin AR, Tetreault L, Nouri A, Kwon BK, Fehlings MG, Harrop J, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Wilson J, Curt A, Freund P, Davies B, Kotter M, Guest J, Aarabi B, Kurpad S Imaging and Electrophysiology for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy [AO Spine RECODE-DCM Research Priority Number 9]. Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 130S-146S; First Published November 19, 2021

Rodrigues-Pinto R, Montenegro TS, Davies BM, Kwon BK, Fehlings MG, Koljonen P, Kurpad S, Kato S, Peul W, Ito M, Kawaguchi Y, Zileli M, Aarabi B, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Guest J, Wilson J, Kotter MRN and Harrop JS Optimizing the application of surgery for degenerative cervical myelopathy/ Individualising surgery for degenerative cervical myelopathy [AO Spine RECODE-DCM Research Priority Number 10]. Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 147S-158S; First Published February 17, 2022

Khan DZ, Hazenbiller O, Gronlund T, Sadler I, Sarewitz EB, Mowforth O, Kotter MRN, Davies B, on behalf of the AO Spine RECODE-DCM Steering Committee, AO Spine RECODE-DCM Global Partners and AO Spine RECODE-DCM Community The AO Spine RECODE-DCM International Collaborative—Establishing the Foundations for Accelerated and Patient-Centered Innovation. Global Spine Journal 12 (1 suppl): 159S–171S; First Published February 17, 2022