James J Yue MD

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation; Co-Director, Orthopaedic Spine Service; Director, Yale Spine Fellowship

Research Interests

Non fusion spine care; Motion sparing spine surgery; Spinal stenosis; Disc replacement surgery; Minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery

Current Projects

Prodisc Lumbar Disc Replacement US FDA Clinical Trial

Prodisc Cervical Disc Replacement US FDA Clinical Trial

X-Stop US FDA Post US FDA approval Trial

Activ-L Lumbar Disc Replacement US FDA Clinical Trial echn

Shape Memory Hydrogel Technology

Endoscopic Spine Surgery Techniques

Extensive Research Description

Prodisc Lumbar Disc Replacement US FDA Clinical Trial

Prodisc Cervical Disc Replacement US FDA Clinical Trial

X-Stop US FDA Post US FDA approval Trial

Activ-L Lumbar Disc Replacement US FDA Clinical Trial echn

Shape Memory Hydrogel Technology

Endoscopic Spine Surgery Techniques


Selected Publications

  • Yue J, Zhang K, Bai HX, Du J, Cammisa F, Abjornson C, Mo F. A Comparison of 1-Level Versus 2-Level Prodisc Arthroplasty Patients: A Prospective Study With Minimum of 5-Year Follow-Up. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Feb 7.
  • Yue JJ, Oetgen MA, Jaramillo JJ, Bertagnoli R. Does Vertebral Endplate Morphology Influence Outcomes in Lumbar Disc Arthroplasy? Part I: An Initial Assessment of a Novel Classification System of Lumbar Endplate Morphology. Journal of Spine Arthroplasty. 2008 2:1, 16-22.
  • Bertagnoli R, Yue JJ, Shah RV, Nanieva R, Pfeiffer F, Fenk-Mayer A, et al: The treatment of disabling single-level lumbar discogenic low back pain with total disc arthroplasty utilizing the Prodisc prosthesis: a prospective study with 2-year minimum follow-up. Spine. 2005, 30:2230-2236.
  • Bertagnoli R, Yue JJ, Shah RV, Nanieva R, Pfeiffer F, Fenk-Mayer A, et al: The treatment of disabling multilevel lumbar discogenic low back pain with total disc arthroplasty utilizing the ProDisc prosthesis: a prospective study with 2-year minimum follow-up. Spine. 2005, 30:2192-2199.
  • Bertagnoli R, Yue JJ, Pfeiffer F, Fenk-Mayer A, Lawrence JP, Kershaw T, et al: Early results after ProDisc-C cervical disc replacement. J Neurosurg Spine. 2005, 2:403-410.

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