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History of prior cervical spine surgery is a frequently cited cause of worse outcomes following cervical spine surgery. The purpose of this study was to determine any differences in clinical outcomes following cervical spine surgery between patients with and without history of prior cervical spine surgery.
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Name: World neurosurgery
A prospective multicenter cohort study.
In this prospective longitudinal study, the physical and psychological health status of music students is assessed at the beginning of their university music study and tracked over time. Analysis stra...
Balloon Kyphoplasty Versus Conservative Treatment for Acute Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures with Poor Prognostic Factors: Propensity-Score-Matched Analysis Using Data From Two Prospective Multicenter Studies.
Multicenter, prospective, single-arm, intervention study.
To evaluate 5-year functional outcomes involving the inner retina after epiretinal membrane (ERM) surgery.
Prospective cohort study.
The SPINEREG study is a prospective observational registry. Eligible patients are subjects undergoing spine surgery at the participating institutions. Baseline health status and follow-up...
The purpose of this study is to identify the prevalence of back pain in preclinical second year and clinical fourth/fifth year medical students at the University of the West Indies; to ass...
Radiostereometric Analysis (RSA) is a new imaging technique used to measure motions in the spine. It provides more accurate measurements that could help in diagnosing problems in the spin...
There is considerable interest in using in-wound antibiotics (IWA) to prevent infection after spine surgery. An adequate evaluation of IWA is lacking and prior studies are limited by confo...
The purpose of this study is to determine if the ProAdjuster system of analysis can be used to determine cervical spine instability using the Penning system of radiographic marking as a st...
The commission charged with evaluating issues and factors which affect the implementation of the PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM.
Techniques which study entities using their topological, geometric, or geographic properties and include the dimension of time in the analysis.
Prospective risk assessment tool aimed at identifying potential risks and their impact in healthcare settings.
A type of analysis in which subjects in a study group and a comparison group are made comparable with respect to extraneous factors by individually pairing study subjects with the comparison group subjects (e.g., age-matched controls).
Treatment of some morbid condition by producing a reflex action, as in the household treatment of nosebleed by a piece of ice applied to the cervical spine. (Stedman, 27th ed)
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...