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Similar clinical outcomes seen with hybrid-CDA, ACDF for patients with congenital cervical stenosis

June 22, 2017

Investigators of this study found in patients with myelopathy due to congenital cervical stenosis, hybrid-cervical disc arthroplasty had similar clinical improvements as 3-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.

Researchers retrospectively reviewed 37 patients who underwent 3-level anterior cervical discectomy patients hybrid-cervical disc arthroplasty group and CDA and 1-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) he remaining 17 patients 3-level ACDF. mean follow-up period 2.37 years. VAS for neck pain and arm pain, the Japanese Orthopaedic Association scores and Nurick grades. ange of motion (ROM).

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Study explores reliable method to estimate cervical sagittal alignment

June 21, 2017
Investigators of this study found the modified Toyama method was a better technique used for the assessment of the sagittal alignment of the cervical spine. Researchers…
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VIDEO: Anterior osteotomy, percutaneous in situ contouring for correction of rigid post-traumatic malunion

June 20, 2017
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Yoga seen as noninferior to physical therapy for treatment of chronic low back pain

June 19, 2017
For patients with non-specific chronic low back pain, a manualized yoga program was non-inferior to physical therapy for both function and pain, according to recently…
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Complications Associated With Bone Morphogenetic Protein in the Lumbar Spine

Orthopedics, March/April 2017, Volume 40 Issue 2
Complications associated with the use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein in the lumbar spine include…
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The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology. January 2015

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Similar clinical outcomes seen with hybrid-CDA, ACDF for patients with congenital cervical stenosis

June 22, 2017
Investigators of this study found in patients with myelopathy due to congenital cervical stenosis, hybrid-cervical disc arthroplasty had similar…

In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Study explores reliable method to estimate cervical sagittal alignment

June 21, 2017
Investigators of this study found the modified Toyama method was a better technique used for the assessment of the sagittal alignment of the cervical…

VideoFrom OT Europe

VIDEO: Anterior osteotomy, percutaneous in situ contouring for correction of rigid post-traumatic malunion

June 20, 2017

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Yoga seen as noninferior to physical therapy for treatment of chronic low back pain

June 19, 2017
For patients with non-specific chronic low back pain, a manualized yoga program was non-inferior to physical therapy for both function and pain…

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Study explores image guidance based on MRI for spinal interstitial laser thermotherapy

June 15, 2017
Results from this study demonstrated image guidance based on MRI for laser interstitial thermotherapy of a spinal metastasis was viable. Researchers…

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Camber Spine appoints two new area sales directors

June 14, 2017
Camber Spine Technologies announced it has appointed Gant Newsom and Doug Wyciskalla as new area sales directors to its sales team, according to a…

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Objective functional impairment baseline severity stratification seen as valid for degenerative disc disease

June 13, 2017
Investigators found the objective functional impairment baseline severity stratification was a valid measure for patients with lumbar degenerative…

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Posterior occipitocervical fusion seen as effective for suboccipital spinal metastases

June 12, 2017
Investigators found posterior-only occipitocervical fusion was effective for neck pain relief in patients with suboccipital spinal metastases. …

Review Article

Adult Degenerative Lumbar Scoliosis

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, June 9, 2017
Adult degenerative lumbar scoliosis is a 3-dimensional deformity defined as a coronal deviation of greater than 10°. It causes significant pain and…

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Systematic multidisciplinary approach reduced complication risk after surgery for scoliosis

June 8, 2017
Investigators found implementation of a systematic, quality improvement strategy led to better quality of care and safety for adult patients who…

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