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Complications of Anterior Lumbar Surgery

Última actualización 19/05/11John K. Czerwein, Jr, MD, Nikhil Thakur, MD, Stephen J. Migliori, MD, Philip Lucas, MD and Mark Palumbo, MD The incidence of anterior lumbar surgery is increasing. Although adverse events are uncommon, several have been described. Complications can be categorized based on the time of occurrence (ie, intraoperative, …

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Spinal Orthoses

Última actualización 1/12/10Steven S. Agabegi, MD, Ferhan A. Asghar, MD and Harry N. Herkowitz, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 11, November 2010 Abstract: External orthoses are used in the management of a variety of spinal disorders. Many types of brace are available to support the cervical, …

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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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