J. S. Long

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BACKGROUND Medical diagnosis, like all products of human cognition, is subject to error. We tested the hypothesis that errors of diagnosis in the realm of fracture classification can be reduced by a consensus (group) diagnosis; and that digital imaging and Internet access makes feasible the compilation of a diagnostic consensus in real time. METHODS(More)
STUDY DESIGN A porcine model of thoracic pedicle screw insertion was used to determine the effect of screw position on triggered electromyographic response. OBJECTIVE To develop a model of intraoperative detection of misplaced thoracic pedicle screws. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Triggered electromyographic stimulation has been a valuable aid in(More)
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