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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-01-25T12:55:24-0500
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...
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
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...
There is a clear need in spine surgery to place pedicle screws in the right place in the spine with good accuracy to avoid damage to important structures (spinal cord, nerve roots or verte...
Rugby players are often exposed to destabilisation of the upper cervical spine.This kind of trauma may lead to dramatic injuries, due to lesion of spinal cord. CerviStab© is a device whi...
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...
Despite the increasing use of DOACs, guidelines for their perioperative use in spine surgery are still lacking. The main goal of our study was to analyze the occurrence of postoperative bleeding event...
Previous studies have found an association between mental illness and poor outcomes in spine surgery, but little is known about the effects of depression and/or anxiety on the adult spinal deformity p...
The pelvic incidence is an anatomical and biomechanical pelvic parameter determining spine sagittal morphology and kinematics. Stiffening of the lumbo-pelvic complex, a result of degeneration, affects...
Cranial radiation exposure during instrumented spine surgery is not well documented. We set out to measure this risk to the patient, surgeon, surgical resident, and scrub technician during these proce...
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 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.
New abnormal growth of tissue in the SPINE.
Inflammation of the joints of the SPINE, the intervertebral articulations.