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Treatment of herniated lumbar disc by intradiscal and intraforaminal oxygen-ozone (O2-O3) injection.
MATERIAL We report our experience between May 1996 and May 2003 with 2200 patients affected by low back pain or sciatica due to herniated disk treated by intradiscal and intraforaminal oxygen-ozoneExpand
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Epidemiology and genetics of intracranial aneurysms.
Intracranial aneurysms are acquired lesions (5-10% of the population), a fraction of which rupture leading to subarachnoid hemorrhage with devastating consequences. Until now, the exact etiology ofExpand
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Italian multicenter experience with flow-diverter devices for intracranial unruptured aneurysm treatment with periprocedural complications—a retrospective data analysis
IntroductionWe report the experiences of 25 Italian centers, analyzing intra- and periprocedural complications of endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms using Silk (Balt Extrusion,Expand
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A metaanalysis of the effectiveness and safety of ozone treatments for herniated lumbar discs.
PURPOSE To determine statistically significant effects of oxygen/ozone treatment of herniated discs with respect to pain, function, and complication rate. MATERIALS AND METHODS Random-effectsExpand
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Vertebroplasty as treatment of aggressive and symptomatic vertebral hemangiomas: up to 4 years of follow-up
IntroductionThis study aimed to illustrate the validity of the treatment with vertebroplasty (VP) in patients with aggressive or symptomatic vertebral hemangioma (VH) with or without epiduralExpand
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Mid-term and long-term follow-up of intracranial aneurysms treated by the p64 Flow Modulation Device: a multicenter experience
Background Experience with the endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms using the p64 Flow Modulation Device is still limited. This study discusses the results and complications of this new flowExpand
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Biomechanics of the spine. Part II: spinal instability.
Spine stability is the basic requirement to protect nervous structures and prevent the early deterioration of spinal components. All bony and soft spinal components contribute to stability, so anyExpand
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Biomechanics of the spine. Part I: spinal stability.
Biomechanics, the application of mechanical principles to living organisms, helps us to understand how all the bony and soft spinal components contribute individually and together to ensure spinalExpand
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Percutaneous vertebroplasty: indications, contraindications, technique, and complications
Percutaneous vertebroplasty is emerging as one of the most promising new interventional procedures for relieving (or reducing) painful vertebra, with the injection of surgical polymethylmethacrylateExpand
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[Computerized tomography features of intestinal infarction: 56 surgically treated patients of which 5 with reversible mesenteric ischemia].
PURPOSE Bowel infarction is a rare and typical condition of the elderly; despite improvements in diagnostic imaging and vascular surgery, bowel infarction remains a major cause of acute abdomen, withExpand
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