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SPINAL FUSION

WHAT IS SPINAL FUSION? The spine is made up of a series of bones called "vertebrae"; between each vertebra are strong connective tissues which hold one vertebra to the next, and acts as a cushion between the vertebrae.

MANAGEMENT OF LUMBAR SPINAL STENOSIS - CLASSIFICATION

154 THE JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY F. Postacchini, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Clinica Ortopedica Policlinico, University of Modena, Largo del Pozzo

Spinal Anesthesia Technique

Spinal Anesthesia Technique It is difficult to teach a technique by describing it. Only through experience can one obtain a "feel" for the technique.

New SPine Techniques

Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors: Present Day and Future Management New SPine Techniques

Spinal Manipulation for Low-Back Pain

Spinal Manipulation for Low-Back Pain Low-back pain is a common condition that can be difficult to treat. Spinal manipulation is among the treatment options used by people with low-back pain in attempts to relieve pain and improve functioning.

5-Spine chap 4

T he effective management ofpatients with acute spinal cord injury (SCI) depends upon accurate clinical examination and classification ofthe neurological injury and detailed radiological assessment ofthe vertebral column injury. 15 The most useful clinical classification is based on the ...

SPINAL CORD INJURY

WHAT IS A SPINAL CORD INJURY? A spinal cord injury is a condition that results from damage or trauma to the nerve tissue of the spine. In the neck and chest area of the spine that nerve tissue is called the "spinal cord"; in the lower back region that nerve tissue is called the "cauda equina".

Spontaneous Thoracic Spinal Cord Herniation through an ...

Spontaneous Thoracic Spinal Cord Herniation through an Anterior Dural Defect JamesE. Dix, Wes Griffitt, Clarence Yates, and Blake Johnson Summary: A 44-year-old woman was examined for progres-siveleftlower extremity weakness and spasticity.

Spinal Cord Injury

X-Plain Spinal Cord Injury Reference Summary Introduction Spinal cord injuries can be very devastating. More than 10,000 Americans experience spinal cord injuries each year, mainly due to auto or falling accidents.

SURG 00060 - Implanted Spinal Cord Stimulators (SCS)

Medical Policy Subject: Implanted Spinal Cord Stimulators (SCS) Policy #: SURG.00060 Current Effective Date: 03/09/2007 Status: Reviewed Last Review Date: 09/14/2006 Description/Scope Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is a reversible, nondestructive technique for the management of chronic ...