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Landmarks of the sacral hiatus for caudal epidural block: an anatomical study.
BACKGROUND This study determined the landmarks for caudal epidural block (CEB) after morphometric measurements of the sacral hiatus on dry sacral bones. Anatomical features of the sacral hiatus ofExpand
Morphometric analysis of human occipital condyle
OBJECTIVE The human occipital condyle is the unique bony structure connecting the cranium and the vertebral column. The progress in neuroimaging techniques has increased interest for aggressiveExpand
The frequency and clinical significance of congenital defects of the posterior and anterior arch of the atlas.
OBJECT In this study the authors investigated the anatomical, clinical, and imaging features as well as incidence of congenital defects of the C-1 arch. METHODS The records of 1104 patients whoExpand
Intraperitoneal Alpha-Lipoic Acid to prevent neural damage after crush injury to the rat sciatic nerve
Objective Crush injury to the sciatic nerve causes oxidative stress. Alfa Lipoic acid (a-LA) is a neuroprotective metabolic antioxidant. This study was designed to investigate the antioxidant effectsExpand
Nontraumatic scalp arteriovenous fistula in an adult: technical report on an illustrative case.
BACKGROUND The treatment of sAVF is difficult, and many therapeutic approaches have been proposed. General approaches for the treatment of sAVF include ligation of the feeding arteries, surgicalExpand
Microsurgical management of spinal schwannomas: evaluation of 128 cases.
OBJECT The authors conducted a study to evaluate the clinical characteristics and surgical outcomes in patients with spinal schwannomas and without neurofibromatosis (NF). METHODS The data obtainedExpand
The effect of posterior bridging of C-1 on craniovertebral junction surgery.
OBJECT The groove for the vertebral artery (VA) may be bridged on C-1, forming a canal through which the artery passes. Because this variant may significantly affect the commonly performed C-1Expand
An anatomical study of the C-2 pedicle.
OBJECT The C-2 pedicle plays an important role regarding screw purchase for spinal fixation. The aim of this study was to measure the C-2 pedicle-related linear and angular parameters. METHODSExpand
Perthes Syndrome associated with intramedullary spinal cord hemorrhage in a 4-year-old child: a case report
BackgroundPerthes Syndrome (Traumatic asphyxia) is rare, which is caused by sudden compressive chest trauma and characterized by subconjunctival hemorrhage, facial edema, craniocervical cyanosis, andExpand
Biomechanical Effects of Laminoplasty Versus Laminectomy: Stenosis and Stability
Study Design. In vitro human cadaveric study simultaneously quantifying sagittal plane flexibility and spinal canal stenosis. Objective. To compare biomechanical stability and the change inExpand