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Cervical Disc Arthroplasty

Última actualización 27/10/10J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 10, October 2010 Michael Zindrick, MD, Mitchel B. Harris, MD, Steven Craig Humphreys, MD, Patrick T. O’Leary, MD, Gary Schneiderman, MD, William C. Watters, III, MD, Charles M. Turkelson, PhD, Janet L. Wies, MPH and Laura Raymond, MA This technology …

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Dural Tears in Spine Surgery

Última actualización 13/09/10NULL J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 9, September 2010 Michael T. Espiritu, MD, Alfred Rhyne, MD and Bruce V. Darden, II, MD Dural tears are among the most commonly seen complications in spine surgery. Most studies in the literature indicate that long-term outcomes are not …

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Spinal Epidural Hematoma

Última actualización 30/08/10NULL Abdulaziz Al-Mutair, BHSc, MBChB, FRCSC and Drew A. Bednar, MD, FRCSC J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 8, August 2010 Spinal epidural hematoma is a rare condition that usually presents with acute, severe pain at the location of the hemorrhage, with radiation to the extremities. …

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Odontoid Fractures: Update on Management

Última actualización 8/07/10NULL Wellington K. Hsu, MD and Paul A. Anderson, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2010 18: Recognition of the incidence of odontoid fractures as well as the associated morbidity and unexpectedly high mortality rates has prompted significant changes in the management of these fractures in the past …

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Recurrent Lumbar Disk Herniation

Última actualización 1/06/10J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 6, June 2010 Joseph K. Lee, MD, Louis Amorosa, MD, Samuel K. Cho, MD, Mark Weidenbaum, MD and Yongjung Kim, MD Recurrent lumbar disk herniation is the most common complication following primary open diskectomy. It is defined as recurrent back …

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Advances in the Management of Spinal Cord Injury

Última actualización 19/04/10J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 4, April 2010 Ranjan Gupta, MD, Mary E. Bathen, BS, Jeremy S. Smith, MD, Allan D. Levi, MD, PhD, FACS, Nitin N. Bhatia, MD and Oswald Steward, PhD Historically, clinical outcomes following spinal cord injury have been dismal. Over the …

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Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma Classification

Última actualización 5/03/10NULL J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 2, February 2010 Alpesh A. Patel, MD and Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD Thoracolumbar spine trauma is among the most common musculoskeletal injuries worldwide. However, there is little consensus on the adequate management of spine injury, in part because …

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