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Quality of information concerning cervical disc herniation on the Internet.
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Many Americans seek and are influenced in their decision making by medical information on the Internet. Past studies have repeatedly found information on most medical Web sites toExpand
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Risk Factors for Reoperation in Patients Treated Surgically for Intervertebral Disc Herniation: A Subanalysis of Eight-Year SPORT Data.
BACKGROUND Lumbar discectomy and laminectomy in patients with intervertebral disc herniation (IDH) is common, with variable reported reoperation rates. Our study examined which baselineExpand
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Effects of cervical spine immobilization technique and laryngoscope blade selection on an unstable cervical spine in a cadaver model of intubation.
STUDY OBJECTIVE Orotracheal intubation (OTI) is commonly used to establish a definitive airway in major trauma victims, with several different cervical spine immobilization techniques andExpand
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Posterior Tibialis Tendon Tears: Comparison of the Diagnostic Efficacy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Ultrasonography for the Detection of Surgically Created Longitudinal Tears in Cadavers
Gerling MC, Pfirrmann CA, Farooki S, et al. Posterior tibialis tendon tears: Comparison of the diagnostic efficacy of magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasonography for the detection of surgicallyExpand
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Traumatic Fractures of the Cervical Spine: Analysis of Changes in Incidence, Cause, Concurrent Injuries, and Complications Among 488,262 Patients from 2005 to 2013.
OBJECTIVE The causes and epidemiology of traumatic cervical spine fracture have not been described with sufficient power or recency. Our goal is to describe demographics, incidence, cause, spinalExpand
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Effect of surgical cricothyrotomy on the unstable cervical spine in a cadaver model of intubation.
Cricothyrotomy is indicated for patients who require an immediate airway and in whom orotracheal or nasotracheal intubation is unsuccessful or contraindicated. Cricothyrotomy is considered safe withExpand
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Effectiveness of Postoperative Wound Drains in One- and Two-Level Cervical Spine Fusions
Background Cervical drains have historically been used to avoid postoperative wound and respiratory complications such as excessive edema, hematoma, infection, re-intubation, delayed extubation, orExpand
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Cement Augmentation of Refractory Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures: Survivorship Analysis
Study Design. Retrospective cohort. Objective. To compare survivorship after cement augmentation of refractory osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCFs) with traditional inpatient painExpand
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Facet Violation With the Placement of Percutaneous Pedicle Screws
Study Design. Independent review and classification of therapeutic procedures performed on cadavers by surgeons blinded to purpose of study. Objective. The objective of this study is to determine theExpand
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Dropped Head Deformity due to Cervical Myopathy: Surgical Treatment Outcomes and Complications Spanning Twenty Years
Study Design. Case series. Objective. Report long-term outcomes, complications, and surgical technique of cervical myopathy (CM) patients treated with posterior instrumented, cervico-thoracic (C-T)Expand
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