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Although the indications for endoscopic procedures have increased in recent times, there are also some limitations. This review discusses the practical points to prevent and treat complications in microendoscopic spine surgery.
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Name: Journal of neurological surgery. Part A, Central European neurosurgery
Dural tear represents a common complication of microendoscopic spine surgery that may lead to postoperative sequelae including insufficient decompression, cerebrospinal fluid fistula, intracranial hyp...
To compare the results of a series of microendoscopic discectomies done at a government medical college in South India, with other published series and to analyze the learning curve for the procedure.
Tumor excision surgeries of the spine present a distinct challenge regarding the maintenance of spinal cord blood supply because they often require preoperative embolization of segmental arteries, lig...
To determine if the epidural route provide an acceptable analgesia in spine surgeries and avoided the need for excessive IV analgesics. Also to determine whatever dexmedetomidine or fentan...
Two recent studies showed that having two attending spine surgeons performing complex adult spine deformity surgery instead of one, decreased complications, unplanned surgeries within 30-d...
The objective of this study is to retrospectively and prospectively review patients who have undergone this technique looking at age of the patient, magnitude of the curve preoperatively, ...
The purpose of this chart review is to assess outcomes in subjects that received MAGNIFUSE in the posterolateral lumbar spine at 1 or 2 continuous levels from L1-L5.
In patients undergoing spine surgery, spinal nerve roots and spinal cord are vulnerable to surgical insults especially for instrumentation and may lead to long term sequelae. The incidence...
Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
Formal programs for assessing drug prescription against some standard. Drug utilization review may consider clinical appropriateness, cost effectiveness, and, in some cases, outcomes. Review is usually retrospective, but some analysis may be done before drugs are dispensed (as in computer systems which advise physicians when prescriptions are entered). Drug utilization review is mandated for Medicaid programs beginning in 1993.
Organizations representing designated geographic areas which have contracts under the PRO program to review the medical necessity, appropriateness, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care received by Medicare beneficiaries. Peer Review Improvement Act, PL 97-248, 1982.
Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.
Published materials which provide an examination of recent or current literature. Review articles can cover a wide range of subject matter at various levels of completeness and comprehensiveness based on analyses of literature that may include research findings. The review may reflect the state of the art. It also includes reviews as a literary form.
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...