Spinal Research Archives for Professionals

Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF): Technical Feasibility and Initial Results

An abstract describing the use and results of minimally invasive TLIF techniques.

Psychological Factors that Influence Elective Surgical Outcome for Chronic Pain Patients

Pain relief is the primary reason why patients undergo elective surgery in the United States. There are a number of psychological factors that should be considered before elective surgery is considered with patients experiencing persistent or chronic pain.

Spine Foundation and Spine 10x25 Initiatives Focus on Reducing Spine-Related Disability

The goal of the Spine Foundation and Spine 10 x 25 Initiative is to reduce spine-related disability by 10% by the year 2025. Learn more about these organizations.

Fusion Versus Disc Replacement for Discogenic Pain

The ultimate treatment for symptomatic disc degeneration should be disc arthroplasty instead of arthrodesis.

Cervical Spine Injuries, Fractures and Whiplash - Avulsions at C5

Cervical Spine Anatomy and Pathology. View the coronal section through a serverely degenerated lower cervical spine of a 70-year old female.

Idiopathic Scoliosis: Surgical (OR) Setup and Equipment

View the set up of equipment in the operating room for an anterior thoracoscopic correction of idiopathic scoliosis.

Idiopathic Scoliosis: Discectomy

An excellent description of the exposure and discectomy performed as a part of the anterior thoracoscopic correction of idiopathic scoliosis.

Idiopathic Scoliosis: Pre-op Planning

In this multi-part article, the author discusses a surgical technique for anterior thoracoscopic correction of idiopathic scoliosis.

The Role and Timing of Decompression in Acute Spinal Cord Injury

Abstract concerning conservative care and preventive measures of acute spinal cord injury.

Idiopathic Scoliosis: Surgical Results

A review of the patients who underwent anterior thoracoscopic correction of idiopathic scoliosis, the complications and conclusions.

Idiopathic Scoliosis: Surgical Compression and Closure

Compression and closure discussion and photos of an anterior thoracoscopic correction of idiopathic scoliosis.

Idiopathic Scoliosis: Rod Measurement and Placement

An excellent description of the exposure and discectomy performed as a part of the anterior thoracoscopic correction of idiopathic scoliosis.

Idiopathic Scoliosis: Surgical Screw Placement

Description with excellent images of screw placement in an anterior thoracoscopic correction of idiopathic scoliosis.

Idiopathic Scoliosis: Graft Harvest for Fusion

The graft harvest stage of an anterior thoracoscopic correction of idiopathic scoliosis.

Anterior Surgery for Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures: Rationale and Technique

Thoracolumbar burst fractures occur after the thoracolumbar spine fails in axial compression, which may result from trauma.
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