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New Case by Michael G. Fehlings, MD

05/22/2012 -

Cervical facet dislocation with radiculopathy.

New Case by Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD

05/08/2012 -

Post-surgical Discitis: Antibiotics, Debridement, or Fusion?

New Case by David W. Polly, Jr., MD

04/24/2012 -

Ankylosing spondylitis with thoracic fracture.

New Case by Stephen Lewis, MD

04/10/2012 -

Thoracolumbar fracture; treat with brace or surgery?

New Spine Case by Jacob M. Buchowski, MD, MS

03/27/2012 -

Lung cancer adjacent to T2 and T3. Join us for CME: Developments in Minimally Invasive Techniques, Biologics and Spine Stimulation Dinner - April 17, 2012 at 6:30pm in Miami, FL.

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.


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