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An Independent Interobserver Reliability and Intraobserver Reproducibility Evaluation of the New AOSpine Thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System
Study Design. Agreement study. Objective. To perform an independent interobserver and intraobserver agreement evaluation of the new AOSpine Thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System. SummaryExpand
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Cervical pyogenic spinal infections: are they more severe diseases than infections in other vertebral locations?
PurposeCervical spine pyogenic infections are unusual compared to other vertebral segments, but they can be associated to worse clinical outcomes. We compared all patients with cervical spineExpand
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Timea bioxyasterina sp.n., a new species from the Northeastern coast of Brazil (Demospongiae, Hadromerida)
A new Brazilian species of Timea is described from 01 51 00 S-43 48 00 W (35.5 m depth). Timea bioxyasterina sp. nov. is set apart from other tropical Western Atlantic species by the possession ofExpand
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Antarctic sponges (Porifera, Demospongiae) of the South Shetland Islands and vicinity: part II. Poecilosclerida
In the present study 16 species are registered for the South Shetland Islands and vicinity: Acanthorhabdus fragilis Burton, 1929, Iophon unicornis Topsent, 1907, Clathria (Axosuberites) flabellataExpand
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The Spine Instability Neoplastic Score: an independent reliability and reproducibility analysis.
BACKGROUND Metastatic vertebral instability has not yet been clearly defined in the literature; there still exists a paucity of reliable criteria to assess the risk of vertebral collapse. PURPOSEExpand
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Lumbar paraspinal muscle fat infiltration is independently associated with sex, age, and inter-vertebral disc degeneration in symptomatic patients
PurposeTo determine the association of paraspinal muscles and psoas relative cross-sectional area (RCSA) and fat signal fraction (FSF) with sex, age, and intervertebral disc degeneration (IDD) inExpand
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Haplosclerida (Porifera: Demospongiae) from the coast of Maranhão State, Brazil, Southwestern Atlantic
This work deals with haplosclerid sponges off the coast of Maranhao State, northeastern coast of Brazilian shelf (southwestern Atlantic). A new species is described, Haliclona (Halichoclona)Expand
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Rachipagus Parasite Associated with Myelocystocele and Diastematomyelia
A case of parasitic rachipagus associated with myelocystocele, diastematomyelia and teratoma is presented. The parasite was successfully removed, and the spinal canal was reconstructed using boneExpand
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Esponjas Antárticas (Porifera, Demospongiae) das Ilhas Shetland do Sul e áreas próximas: parte I. Spirophorida, Astrophorida, Hadromerida, Halichondrida e Haplosclerida
The aim of this work is to redescribe 11 species of sponges collected through the Brazilian Antarctic Program (PROANTAR), at the South Shetland Islands and vicinity. New information is provided onExpand
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The Pfirrmann classification of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration: an independent inter- and intra-observer agreement assessment
Purpose Grading inter-vertebral disc degeneration (IDD) is important in the evaluation of many degenerative conditions, including patients with low back pain. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) isExpand
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