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Spinal Extradural Metastasis: Review of Current Treatment Options
Bone metastases, especially to the spine, are frequently encountered during the course of a malignancy. Due to a worldwide increase of cancer incidence and to a longer life expectancy of patientsExpand
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Transforaminal endoscopic surgery for symptomatic lumbar disc herniations: a systematic review of the literature
The study design includes a systematic literature review. The objective of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of transforaminal endoscopic surgery and to compare this with openExpand
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Interhemispheric subdural hematoma in adults: case reports and a review of the literature.
The interhemispheric subdural hematoma is a relatively uncommon type of subdural hematoma, especially seen in patients with blood clotting disturbances. When its mass becomes sufficiently large,Expand
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Height of cervical foramina after anterior discectomy and implantation of a carbon fiber cage.
OBJECT The authors evaluate the effects of implantation of a carbon fiber cage after anterior cervical discectomy (ACD) on the height of the foramen and the angulation between endplates of the discExpand
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Surgical management of ulnar nerve compression at the elbow: an analysis of the literature.
OBJECT Surgical treatment for cubital ulnar nerve compression includes medial epicondylectomy, simple decompression, or anterior transposition (subcutaneous, intramuscular, or submuscular). There isExpand
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Tubular diskectomy vs conventional microdiskectomy for sciatica: a randomized controlled trial.
CONTEXT Conventional microdiskectomy is the most frequently performed surgery for patients with sciatica due to lumbar disk herniation. Transmuscular tubular diskectomy has been introduced toExpand
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Subsidence of Stand-alone Cervical Carbon Fiber Cages
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the number of subsidences of inserted cervical carbon fiber cages and to define predictive factors for subsidence. METHODS: All patients treated for a cervical herniatedExpand
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Use of a Novel Absorbable Hydrogel for Augmentation of Dural Repair: Results of a Preliminary Clinical Study
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the safety and performance of a synthetic dural sealant as an adjunct to standard surgical dural repair techniques to prevent cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage. METHODS: ThisExpand
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Risk factors for ulnar nerve compression at the elbow: a case control study
SummaryBackground. Ulnar nerve compression at the elbow is frequently encountered as the second most common compression neuropathy in the arm. As dexterity may be severely affected, the diseaseExpand
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Transforaminal endoscopic surgery for lumbar stenosis: a systematic review
Transforaminal endoscopic techniques have become increasingly popular in surgery of patients with lumbar stenosis. The literature has not yet been systematically reviewed. A comprehensive systematicExpand
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