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Patients with back pain predominance (BPP) have traditionally been thought to derive less predictable symptomatic relief from lumbar fusion surgery.
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Name: The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society
Low back pain is a common and very prevalent disease and can impose limitations that negatively impact patients. The objective of this study was to verify and compare the association between lumbar su...
The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of decompression surgery alone for patients with intolerable low back pain.
Patients with chronic lumbar back pain (CLBP) often present with an altered gait profile, which is a crucial element of good functioning in everyday life. In patients with multisegmental spinal pathol...
Non-specific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP) patients present with reduced back extensor muscle endurance which could be explained by the higher fatigability of their lumbar muscles. However, studies i...
Instrumented lumbar surgeries, such as lumbar fusion and lumbar disc replacement, are increasingly being used in the United States for low back pain, with utilization rates approaching those of total ...
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...
The main purpose of this study is to investigate if improvements in patient self-reported pain, symptoms, function and quality of life 12 months after Lumbar spinal fusion among patients t...
Total lumbar disc replacement has previously been compared to posterior fusion of the lumbar spine, showing some favor towards total disc replacement. The study aims to compare total disc ...
This study undertake to determine the effects of ED on readmissions and reoperations in lumbar fusion. The study enrolled patients who underwent lumbar fusion surgery at age 50-70 years fr...
The purpose of this study is to collect data regarding the safety and feasibility of the GO-LIF procedure for spinal fixation and stabilization, in conjunction with conventional approaches...
A condition of persistent pain and discomfort in the BACK and the LEG following lumbar surgery, often seen in patients enrolled in pain centers.
Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.
Recording serial images of a process at regular intervals spaced out over a longer period of time than the time in which the recordings will be played back.
The anterior concavity in the curvature of the lumbar and cervical spine as viewed from the side. The term usually refers to abnormally increased curvature (hollow back, saddle back, swayback). It does not include lordosis as normal mating posture in certain animals ( = POSTURE + SEX BEHAVIOR, ANIMAL).
Pain associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR in CHILDBIRTH. It is caused primarily by UTERINE CONTRACTION as well as pressure on the CERVIX; BLADDER; and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Labor pain mostly occurs in the ABDOMEN; the GROIN; and the BACK.
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...