Diego Dozza

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BACKGROUND Over the last decade, the growing body of work on spine pathology has led to developments and refinements in the areas of basic science, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of spine conditions. Scientific publications have a global impact on the international scientific community as they share vital information that can be applied by physicians(More)
OBJECTIVE To report our data of cases of failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) and surgical and nonsurgical etiologies. METHOD The medical charts of 121 patients submitted to laminectomy, hemilaminectomy combined with discectomy and/or foraminotomy between January 1997 and October 2004 in the Instituto of Neurologia Deolindo Couto were reviewed. The(More)
BACKGROUND The number and quality of scientific publications reflects the standards of scientific research in a country. However, the contribution of Indian spine surgeons toward global publications is unknown. The goal is to study the publications of Indian spine surgeons between 2000 and 2013. MATERIALS AND METHODS A literature search of the(More)
UNLABELLED Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (DNT), described in 1988 and introduced in the WHO classification in 1993, affects predominantly children or young adults causing intractable complex partial seizures. Since it is benign and treated with surgical resection, its recognition is important. It has similarities with low-grade gliomas and(More)
The dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (DNT), which was described by Daumas-Duport et al., in 19881, and it was incorporated in the World Health Organization (WHO) classification in 19932, is a benign mixed glio-neuronal tumor usually supratentorial in the cerebral cortex, which occurs predominantly in children or young adults, who present intractable(More)
OBJECTIVE To show a rare lesion that sometimes simulates vascular disorder of the lower extremities. METHOD Three patients were operated and the follow-up period was eight months, the surgical technique was neurotomy of the infrapatellar and descendent branches. RESULTS In two cases there were almost total pain resolution, and in other case improvement(More)
OBJECTIVES Patient-reported outcome measures PROMs are the most widely accepted means of measuring outcomes following spine procedures. We sought to determine the current status of worldwide use of PROMs in Latin America (LA), Europe (EU), Asia Pacific (AP), North America (NA), and Middle East (ME) in order to determine the barrier to its full(More)
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