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Surgical management of spinal epidural hematoma: relationship between surgical timing and neurological outcome.
Thirty patients were treated surgically for spinal epidural hematoma (SEH). Twelve of these cases resulted from spinal surgery, seven from epidural catheters, four from vascular lesions, three fromExpand
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Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Using rhBMP-2 With Tapered Interbody Cages
In a multicenter, prospective, randomized, nonblinded, 2-year study, 279 patients with degenerative lumbar disc disease were randomly divided into two groups that underwent interbody fusion using twoExpand
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Traumatic central cord syndrome: results of surgical management.
OBJECT The authors compare clinical outcomes demonstrated in patients with traumatic central cord syndrome (CCS) who underwent early (< or = 24 hours after injury) or late (> 24 hours after injury)Expand
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Management of postoperative infections after spinal instrumentation.
The authors retrospectively reviewed 452 consecutively treated patients who underwent a spinal instrumentation procedure at a single institution to establish which patients and which surgicalExpand
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The anatomical suitability of the C1-2 complex for transarticular screw fixation.
Posterior transarticular screw fixation of the C1-2 complex has become an accepted method of rigid internal fixation for patients requiring posterior C1-2 fusion. The principal limitation of thisExpand
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Acute Axis Fractures: Analysis of Management and Outcome in 340 Consecutive Cases
Study Design. Retrospective review of acute axis fractures treated at a tertiary referral center. Objective. To determine the optimal treatment of axis fractures based on 340 cases from a singleExpand
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Management of postoperative infections after spinal instrumentation
✓ The authors retrospectively reviewed 452 consecutively treated patients who underwent a spinal instrumentation procedure at a single institution to establish which patients and which surgicalExpand
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The interspinous method of posterior atlantoaxial arthrodesis.
Thirty-six patients underwent C1-2 posterior wiring and fusion procedures over a 5-year period for unstable C-2 fractures (eight cases), unstable atlas-axis combination fractures (six cases),Expand
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New Percutaneous Access Method for Minimally Invasive Anterior Lumbosacral Surgery
Preliminary cadaver, animal, and human studies were performed to determine the feasibility of axial anterior lumbosacral spine access using a percutaneous, presacral approach. Custom instruments wereExpand
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