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New Degenerative Scoliosis Case by Reginald Q. Knight, MD

03/13/2012 -

Degenerative scoliosis, L3 radiculopathy in an elderly patient.

New Case by Richard G. Fessler, MD, PhD

02/22/2012 -

Neck pain, radiculopathies in a government official. Physical therapy and epidural steroid injections have not resolved this 59-year-old patient's symptoms. Could surgery result in a good long-term outcome? K. Daniel Riew, MD comments.

New Case by Juan S. Uribe, MD & Armen Deukmedjian, MD

02/08/2012 -

Midthoracic chance fracture in a morbidly obese polytrauma patient.

New Case by Todd Albert, MD: Football spearing injury, severe neck pain

01/25/2012 -

15-year-old Male Football Player with Severe Neck Pain After Spear Tackle.

New Spine Case by John G. Heller, MD: Type II Odontoid Fracture in 85-year-old Man

01/11/2012 -

Odontoid fracture in elderly male. What treatment would you recommend? Rigid cervical collar, halo vest, anterior odontoid fixation, or nothing? Jacob M. Buchowski, MD, MS discusses the case and potential risks.

New Case by Howard S. An, MD & Thomas D. Cha, MD

12/21/2011 -

Upper cervical instability and pain, RA history

New Case by Richard G. Fessler, MD, PhD

12/07/2011 -

T5 Burst Fracture from MVA—Can the patient ever return to farming? Back pain prevents a 52-year-old female from working her farm. Six months ago she was involved in a MVA. The MRI (Fig. 3) reveals bony retropulsion into the spinal canal abutting the spinal cord...

New Case by Lali Sekhon, MD: Thoracic burst fracture post-MVA

11/16/2011 -

A 32-year-old woman presented to the emergency room after a rollover motor vehicle accident. She had no sensation below the clavicles, and she had severe neck pain. Neel Anand, MD discusses Dr. Sekhon's challenging case.

New Case by Juan S. Uribe, MD

10/25/2011 -

Spondylolisthesis, failed laser spine surgery

New adolescent idiopathic scoliosis case by James T. Bennett, MD

10/11/2011 -

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, 52-degree curve at T4-T12

New Cervical Myelopathy Case by Jeffrey C. Wang, MD

09/27/2011 -

Cervical myelopathy; prior spine surgery, now balance and handwriting problems

New Case by Paul Kraemer, MD and Shyam Kishan, MD

09/13/2011 -

Thoracolumbar deformity, 78 degrees kyphosis. Register today for the 21st Annual Dr. Tom Lowe Spine Symposium to receive up to 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

New Case Presented by: Ali A. Baaj, MD, Juan S. Uribe, MD and Donald A. Smith, MD

08/23/2011 -

Thoracolumbar Junction Osteomyelitis with Kyphotic Deformity

New Case: Mild Lumbar Scoliosis and Spinal Stenosis Presented by Tyler Koski, MD

08/09/2011 -

Mild lumbar scoliosis with stenosis and facet arthropathy with synovial cyst.

New Spine Case by Stephen Lewis, MD

07/26/2011 -

High grade dysplastic spondylolisthesis, lumbosacral deformity.

New Spine Case by Iain Kalfas, MD

07/12/2011 -

Low back pain, difficulty walking, 2 previous surgeries

New Spine Case by Jeffrey S. Roh, MD

06/21/2011 -

Leg pain greater than low back pain; spinal fusion refused.

Cervical Myelopathy: Difficulty with Rapid Fine Hand Movements – New Case by Vincent Traynelis, MD

06/07/2011 -

Neck pain increases, myelopathic symptoms return: Case by Vincent Traynelis MD

New Cases: Lumbar trauma, thoracic fracture. Cervical Spine Live CME Event

05/24/2011 -

Low back pain and bilateral leg pain in a construction worker.

New Case by Rafael F. Cardona, MD

05/10/2011 -

Mid-lumbar spinal fracture in an elderly male presented by Rafael F. Cardona, MD. Visit the new technology case by John K. B. Afshar, MD. View 20 outstanding lectures from the recent Evidence-based Orthopaedic Surgery meeting hosted by the Rothman Institute.


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