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Partial adrenalectomy: underused first line therapy for small adrenal tumors.
PURPOSE Many patients with small adrenal masses undergo total adrenalectomy. We evaluated partial adrenalectomy outcomes by performing a comprehensive literature review. MATERIALS AND METHODS WeExpand
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Lumbar disk protrusion rates of symptomatic patients using magnetic resonance imaging.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the rate of disk protrusions detected via magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients symptomatic for spine pain, radiculopathy, or otherExpand
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Rousseau and the Problem of Self-Knowledge
From the beginning of his career in the First Discourse to its end in the Reveries of the Solitary Walker, Rousseau makes clear that the problem of self-knowledge is a central problem-perhaps theExpand
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Calcitonin gene‐related peptide inhibits early B cell development in vivo
Recent in vitro studies suggest that calcitonin gene‐related peptide (CGRP) inhibits early B cell differentiation; however, there is no evidence in the intact animal for a role for CGRP in B cellExpand
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Lumbar stenosis rates in symptomatic patients using weight-bearing and recumbent magnetic resonance imaging.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the rate of lumbar stenosis detected via magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with symptomatic foraminal stenosis, lateral recessExpand
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Lumbar magnetic resonance imaging hypolordosis in symptomatic patients: association with paraspinal muscle spasms.
OBJECTIVE This study examined a set of patients who were symptomatic for low back pain and who had significant lumbar hypolordosis as assessed by visual evaluation of magnetic resonance images toExpand
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Repeat upright positional magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosis of disorders underlying chronic noncancer lumbar pain.
OBJECTIVE Cases of chronic noncancer pain are both the most frequent and the most difficult that the spine care professional is called upon to treat. We use this case to illustrate the potentialExpand
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