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Sealants are often used in spine surgery to prevent postoperative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage.
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Name: World neurosurgery
MINI: Spine surgery remains one of the most common causes of perioperative vision loss due to ischemic optic neuropathy. We present a case series and systematic review of the literature to illustrate ...
Lumbar spine fusion is a common procedure associated with a high cost burden and risk of serious complications. We aimed to summarise systematic reviews on the effectiveness of lumbar spine fusion for...
Postoperative lymphoceles and further wound complications occur frequently after radical inguinal lymph node dissection (ILND). In various studies, tissue sealants have shown to reduce the incidence o...
Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.
Dental caries, is one of the major public health problem in Pakistan. Dental sealants are known cost effective preventive measure of dental caries as compared to other preventive measures....
This randomized clinical trial is aimed at testing the efficacy of pit and fissure sealants, in a current environmental context different from that of the seventies and eighties. It has a ...
Aim: The aim is to evaluate the outcome after spine surgery when using an integrated program that combined preoperative prevention and early postoperative rehabilitation compared to the ro...
Anastomotic leakage (AL) is considered the commonest major complication after surgery for rectal cancer. Transanal tube drainage role in the prevention of AL is still debatable.
Investigators plan to study the role of spine surgery analgesic pathways - for procedures with high risk of postoperative pain - in improving the quality of recovery
Agents used to occlude dental enamel pits and fissures in the prevention of dental caries.
The edges of tissue removed in a surgery for assessment of the effectiveness of a surgical procedure in achieving the local control of a neoplasm and the adequacy of tumor removal. When the margin is negative or not involved by tumor (e.g., CANCER) it suggests all of the tumor has been removed by the surgery.
Specific practices for the prevention of disease or mental disorders in susceptible individuals or populations. These include HEALTH PROMOTION, including mental health; protective procedures, such as COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL; and monitoring and regulation of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. Primary prevention is to be distinguished from SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION.
The prevention of recurrences or exacerbations of a disease that already has been diagnosed. This also includes prevention of complications or after-effects of a drug or surgical procedure.
An occupational discipline founded by D.D. Palmer in the 1890's based on the relationship of the spine to health and disease. The spine is analyzed by X-rays and palpation, and vertebrae are adjusted manually to relieve pressures on the spinal cord. OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE was originally similar but has become more like FAMILY PRACTICE.
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...