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Spinal Cord Injury in the Geriatric Population: Risk Factors, Treatment Options, and Long-Term Management

Última actualización 19/06/17Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Spinal Cord Injury in the Geriatric Population: Risk Factors, Treatment Options, and Long-Term Management Tochukwu C. Ikpeze, Addisu Mesfin Abstract Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) are sustained by more than 12 500 patients per year in the United States and more globally. The SCIs …

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Scoliosis convexity and organ anatomy are related

Última actualización 12/06/17 European Spine Journal June 2017, Volume 26, Issue 6, pp 1595–1599 Scoliosis convexity and organ anatomy are related Tom P. C. Schlösser Tom Semple Siobhán B. Carr Simon Padley Michael R. Loebinger Claire Hogg René M. Castelein   Abstract Purpose Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a respiratory syndrome in which ‘random’ organ orientation can occur; with approximately 46% of patients …

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The Norwegian Cervical Arthroplasty Trial (NORCAT): 2-year clinical outcome after single-level cervical arthroplasty versus fusion—a prospective, single-blinded, randomized, controlled multicenter study

Última actualización 19/04/17 European Spine Journal April 2017, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 1225–1235 The Norwegian Cervical Arthroplasty Trial (NORCAT): 2-year clinical outcome after single-level cervical arthroplasty versus fusion—a prospective, single-blinded, randomized, controlled multicenter study Authors Jarle Sundseth Oddrun Anita Fredriksli Frode Kolstad Lars Gunnar Johnsen Are Hugo Pripp Hege Andresen Erling Myrseth Kay Müller Øystein P. Nygaard John-Anker Zwart Abstract Purpose Standard surgical treatment …

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A randomised controlled trial of transforaminal endoscopic discectomy vs microdiscectomy

Última actualización 21/03/17 European Spine Journal March 2017, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 847–856 A randomised controlled trial of transforaminal endoscopic discectomy vs microdiscectomy Authors: J. N. Alaistair Gibson, Ashok S. Subramanian, Chloe E. H. Scott   Abstract Purpose Transforaminal endoscopic discectomy (TED) minimises paraspinal muscle damage. The aim of this trial was to compare clinical outcomes of TED to Microdiscectomy (Micro). …

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Cauda Equina Syndrome: presentation, outcome, and predictors with focus on micturition, defecation, and sexual dysfunction

Última actualización 21/03/17 European Spine Journal March 2017, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 894–904 Cauda Equina Syndrome: presentation, outcome, and predictors with focus on micturition, defecation, and sexual dysfunction Authors: N. S. Korse, J. A. Pijpers, E. van Zwet, H. W. Elzevier, C. L. A. Vleggeert-Lankamp   Abstract Background Even though micturition, defecation, and sexual function are substantially affected in cauda equina syndrome (CES), data on outcome …

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Six-month outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of minimally invasive SI joint fusion with triangular titanium implants vs conservative management

Última actualización 21/03/17 European Spine Journal March 2017, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 708–719 Six-month outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of minimally invasive SI joint fusion with triangular titanium implants vs conservative management. Authors:Bengt Sturesson, Djaya Kools, Robert Pflugmacher, Alessandro Gasbarrini, Domenico Prestamburgo, Julius Dengler Abstract Purpose To compare the safety and effectiveness of minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion (SIJF) using triangular …

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Current Concepts in the Management of Spondylolisthesis

Última actualización 12/03/17Current Orthopaedic Practice Current Concepts in the Management of Spondylolisthesis Ram Chaddha, MD; Swapnil M. Keny, MS, FCPS, D’Ortho Disclosures Curr Orthop Pract. 2017;28(1):23-30. Abstract and Introduction Abstract This article reviews the current concepts in the diagnosis and management of spondylolisthesis and presents the views of experts on this …

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Imaging Spinal Stenosis

Última actualización 21/03/17Imaging Spinal Stenosis Kiran S. Talekar, MD; Mougnyan Cox, MD; Elana Smith, MD; Adam E. Flanders, MD Appl Radiol. 2017;46(1) Abstract and Introduction Introduction Degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis is a condition in which there is diminished space available for the neural and vascular elements in the lumbar spine secondary …

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Does surgical technique influence clinical outcome after lumbar spinal stenosis decompression? A comparative effectiveness study from the Norwegian Registry for Spine Surgery

Última actualización 26/02/17 European Spine Journal February 2017, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 420–427 Does surgical technique influence clinical outcome after lumbar spinal stenosis decompression? A comparative effectiveness study from the Norwegian Registry for Spine Surgery Authors Erland Hermansen, Ulla Kristina Romild, Ivar Magne Austevoll, Tore Solberg, Kjersti Storheim, Jens Ivar Brox, Christian Hellum, Kari Indrekvam Abstract Introduction The aim of this study was to compare the clinical outcome …

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One-staged combined decompression for the patients with cervico-thoracic tandem spinal stenosis

Última actualización 26/02/17 European Spine Journal February 2017, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 374–381 One-staged combined decompression for the patients with cervico-thoracic tandem spinal stenosis Authors Panpan Hu, Miao Yu, Xiaoguang Liu, Zhongjun Liu, Liang Jiang, Zhongqiang Chen Abstract Purpose To report the techniques and safety of one-staged combined decompression for the patients with tandem spinal stenosis (TSS) at cervical and thoracic …

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