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Arachnoiditis following caudal epidural injections for the lumbo-sacral radicular pain.
Caudal epidural steroid injection is a very common intervention in treatment of low back pain and sciatica symptoms. Although extensively used, it is not devoid of complications. A few reports of chemical and infective ...
Spinal subdural hematoma as a complication of spinal surgery: can it happen without dural tear?
Post spinal surgery subdural hematoma is a rare entity. This is a report of a case of acute post-operative spinal subdural hematoma, without any dural injury. The case was managed expectantly and went on to complete ...
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: the outcome and potential complications of surgical treatment.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is the most common cause of spinal cord dysfunction in patients over 60 years old. Symptoms often develop gradually and insidiously and are characterized by neck ...
A study investigating the validity of modified Tokuhashi score to decide surgical intervention in patients with metastatic spinal cancer.
PURPOSE: Predicted survival of a patient is the most important parameter that helps to guide the treatment of a patient with metastatic spinal cancer. We aimed to investigate the reliability of modified Tokuhashi score in ...
Role of intraoperative red cell salvage and autologus transfusion in metastatic spine surgery: a pilot study and review of literature.
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. PURPOSE: There has been no research examining the use of intraoperative cell salvage during metastatic spinal surgery. The present work is a pilot study investigating the role of ...
Tertiary syphilis in the cervical spine: a case report and review of the literature.
As the prevalence of syphilis rises, an increase in tertiary syphilis with spinal involvement is predicted. We report what we believe to be the first case of compressive cervical spine syphilitic gummata, with central cord ...