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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
This is an analysis of a prospective 2-year study on nonoperative patients enrolled in the Adult Symptomatic Lumbar Scoliosis (ASLS) National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseas...
Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is an accepted, cost-effective treatment option for a variety of chronic pain syndromes, including failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS). The application of SCS in the cerv...
A sub-analysis from a prospective, multicenter, international cohort study in 15 sites (Scoli-RISK-1).
The aim of the present study was to investigate the efficacy of the surgical treatment of terrible triad injuries of the elbow using a modified standard surgical approach, and treatment determined by ...
Cervical spine injuries are a common cause of morbidity and mortality, but optimal treatment is debated. Prior studies showed substantial variation in treatment. We examined treatment variation in art...
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 aim of the study is to observe and document surgical practice and evaluate patients' outcomes following a MAST™ single or double level instrumented fusion procedure using PLIF (Poste...
Trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis is a common cause of pain and loss of hand function in postmenopausal women. Many surgical treatments have been described and recent literature has show t...
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)