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Use of All-pedicle-screw Constructs in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Última actualización 23/09/09J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 17, No 9, September 2009 Esteban Cuartas, MD, Alexandre Rasouli, MD, Michael O’Brien, MD and Harry L. Shufflebarger, MD All-pedicle-screw constructs are safe and biomechanically advantageous in the management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Safe and reproducible placement of thoracic pedicle screws is …

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Pseudarthrosis of the Spine

Última actualización 27/08/09Noah M. Raizman, MD, MFA, Joseph R. O’Brien, MD, MPH, Kirsten L. Poehling-Monaghan, BA and Warren D. Yu, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 17, No 8, August 2009 Pseudarthrosis is the result of failed attempted spinal fusion. This condition typically manifests with axial or radicular pain …

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Whiplash injury

Última actualización 12/08/09NULL Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – British Volume, Vol 91-B, Issue 7, G. Bannister, MD, MC Orth, FRCS Ed Orth, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery1; R. Amirfeyz, MD, FRCS(Trauma & Orth), Specialist Orthopaedic Registrar1; S. Kelley, FRCS(Trauma & Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon2; and M. Gargan, MA, FRCS(Trauma …

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Sagittal Plane Deformity in the Adult Patient

Última actualización 8/06/09Samuel A. Joseph, Jr, MD, Anthony P. Moreno, MD, Jared Brandoff, MD, Andrew C. Casden, MD, Paul Kuflik, MD and Michael G. Neuwirth, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 17, No 6, June 2009 Recent studies have demonstrated that sagittal balance is the most important and reliable …

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Risk factors of new fractures after vertebroplasty

Última actualización 2/04/09Docampo E, Ciria M, Serra-Burgés J, Blanch J, Pérez Edo L, Carbonell J; Medicina Clinica (Mar 2009) PURPOSE: To evaluate the risk factors of new fractures after vertebroplasty (VP). PATIENTS AND METHOD: Prospective, non-randomized study including patients with acute osteoporotic fractures treated with VP. Baseline visit included clinical …

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Management of Symptomatic Lumbar Degenerative Disk Disease

Última actualización 4/03/09Luke Madigan, Alexander R. Vaccaro, Leo R. Spector, and R. Alden Milam J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2009 17: 102-111. Symptomatic lumbar degenerative disk disease, or discogenic back pain, is difficult to treat. Patients often report transverse low back pain that radiates into the sacroiliac joints. Radicular or …

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Vertebral Body Reconstruction: Review and Update on Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty

Última actualización 5/02/09Appl Radiol 37(12) 2008 A. Orlando Ortiz, Abstract Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are established as effective treatments for patients experiencing back pain related to osteoporotic or pathologic vertebral compression fractures. This article reviews these imaging-guided procedures, addresses the clinical utility of vertebral body augmentation or reconstruction, discusses clinical experience …

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