Latest Publications and Research on Spinal Stenosis

World Neurosurg  2020 Jan 29  

Iatrogenic common iliac vessels injury during routine degenerative lumbar spine surgery: report of 2 cases and review of literature.

Kwinta BM, Myszka AM, Bigaj MM, Dragan MR, Kenig J, Krzyzewski RM

Injury of the iliac vessels is a rare complication of lumbar spine surgery but with potentially life threatening consequences. We are presenting two c... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Neurosurg Spine  2020 Jan 31  

Gender differences in the surgical management of lumbar degenerative disease: a scoping review.

MacLean MA, Touchette CJ, Han JH, Christie SD, Pickett GE

Despite efforts toward achieving gender equality in clinical trial enrollment, females are often underrepresented, and gender-specific data analysis i... Read More

Source: PubMed

Int J Surg Case Rep    

Posterior lumbar interbody fusion graft penetrated the lumbar thecal sac in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis: A case report.

Lim DJ, Lee JH

Intradural foreign bodies have been reported to be associated with disc material, tumors, and bullets following spinal gunshot injuries. In this repor... Read More

Source: PubMed

Curr Pain Headache Rep    

Evaluation of Cost-Utility of Thoracic Interlaminar Epidural Injections.

Manchikanti L, Pampati V, Sanapati SP, Sanapati MR, Kaye AD, Hirsch JA

Chronic thoracic pain, even though not as prevalent as low back and neck pain, appears in approximately 30% of the general population. The severity of... Read More

Source: PubMed

Clin Neurol Neurosurg    

Comparison of stand-alone cage and cage-with-plate for monosegmental cervical fusion and impact of virtual reality in evaluating surgical results.

Zawy Alsofy S, Nakamura M, Ewelt C, Kafchitsas K, Fortmann T, Schipmann S, Suero Molina E, Welzel Saravia H, Stroop R

After ventral decompression of monosegmental cervical spondylotic stenosis, a stand-alone cage (SC) or cage-with-plate (CP) can be inserted for fusion... Read More

Source: PubMed

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