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The objective of this pilot study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of cervical discectomy with fusion performed on an outpatient basis. The experimental group (50 consecutive patients) was studied prospectively and the outcomes were compared with 53 consecutive, retrospectively analyzed, admitted controls who underwent the same procedure. Outcomes(More)
We analyzed the charts and CT scans of 49 cases of civilian .22 caliber gunshot wounds of the brain admitted to the University of Alberta and Royal Alexandra Hospitals between 1975 and 1985. The average age of the patients was 30 years, 88% were males, 88% were suicide attempts. There were no deaths among patients with an initial coma score above 12 whereas(More)
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