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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-05T16:28:25-0400
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathways have been shown to decrease length of stay and perioperative complications in a range of surgical specialties. To date, ERAS has not been st...
Low back and neck pain are among the leading causes of medical visits, lost productivity and disability. There is an urgent need to identify effective and efficient ways of helping subject...
This is a prospective randomized study evaluating the use of a prophylactic incision wound vac dressing, applied in the OR, on patients undergoing posterior spine surgery with a BMI>35. Pa...
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...
Duloxetine as an analgesic agent in patients undergoing elective spine surgery: evaluation with fentanyl demand controlled by the patient. The primary objective is to evaluate the efficacy...
Surgical site infection (SSI) following spine surgery is associated with increased morbidity, reoperation rates, hospital readmissions and cost. The incidence of SSI following posterior cervical spine...
A rat model of multifidus muscles injury and atrophy after posterior lumbar spine surgery.
Post-operative infections are relatively common after posterior spine surgery, and there are several observations reflecting different infection complications related to various metals implanted. Here...
Incidental durotomy (ID) is one of the most common intraoperative complications seen in spine surgery. Conflicting evidence has been presented regarding whether or not outcomes are affected by the pre...
Total en bloc spondylectomy (TES) significantly decreases the rate of local recurrence and provides long-term survival in patients with malignant tumor of the spine. This procedure can be performed th...
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.
A calcification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spinal column, usually at the level of the cervical spine. It is often associated with anterior ankylosing hyperostosis.
A degenerative joint disease involving the SPINE. It is characterized by progressive deterioration of the spinal articular cartilage (CARTILAGE, ARTICULAR), usually with hardening of the subchondral bone and outgrowth of bone spurs (OSTEOPHYTE).
The spinal or vertebral column.
Inflammation of the joints of the SPINE, the intervertebral articulations.