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2007 SMART Endoscopic Spine System for Lumbar Microdecompressive Surgery

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John C. Chiu: SMART® Endoscopic Spine System for Lumbar Microdecompressive Surgery . The Internet Journal of Minimally Invasive Spinal Technology. 2007. Volume 1 Number 1.
The SMART® endoscopic spine system, surgical indications, operative techniques, and the potential complications and their avoidance are described and discussed herein.
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Case 39. Disc Herniation in Children and Adolescents.

Location: http://gait.aidi.udel.edu/res695/homepage/pd_ortho/educate/clincase/disc.htm

Disk Herniation in Children and Adolescents
Case History
This 17 year old white female was involved in an automobile accident. She presented with localized low back pain and was diagnosed with lumbar strain. Her pain increased despite maximum physical therapy.
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Cervical Disk Herniation Wheeless

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Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
are most frequent at C 6-7 level but also occur at C 5-6 & to a lesser extent at C4-5 & other levels; - in relatively younger persons soft disk protrussion is more common than hard disk protrussion;
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Computed Tomographic Analysis of the Quality of Trunk Muscles in Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Lumbar Discectomy Patients

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Conclusions CT comparison of MF, LES and PS muscle condition between lumbar discectomy patients without pain and patients with protracted postoperative pain showed a smaller fat-free muscle CSA of the MF at all levels examined, a smaller fat- free muscle CSA of the LES at the L3 level, and more fat...
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Degenerative Disk Disease eMedicine Orthopedics

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Synonyms and related keywords: spondylosis, neck pain, low back pain, lower back pain, LBP, DDD, degenerative disc disease, back pain, cervical disk pain, thoracic disk pain, lumbar disk pain, spinal degeneration, spinal pain
Authors: Stephen Kishner, MD, Residency Program Director, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Section of Physical...
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Disc Herniation Wheeless

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Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
disc herniation may vary in severity from disc protrussion to disc extrusion, to finally disc sequestration; - disc containment: - w/ a contained disc herniation, the disc material herniated through the inner annulus but not...
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Discogenic Pain Wheeless

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Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
when the innervated ligamentous layer of the outer annulus fibrosis is stretched because of segmental instability, pain results; - acute sprain probably represents partial tearing of annular tissue; - if annular tissue becomes weakened to the point of allowing nucleus to...
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Discography eMedicine Neuro

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Article by Barna et al 2007
Synonyms and related keywords: back pain, discogenic pain, discogram, disk herniation, disk injection, herniated disk, internal disk disruption, intervertebral disk, neck pain, provocative discography, spine pain
Contents - Introduction; Internal Disc Disruption And Pain Provocation Theories; Indications; Complications; Procedure; Pros And Cons Of Lumbar Discography; Review...
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Disk Removal

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Definition Disk removal is one of the most common types of back surgery. Diskectomy (also called discectomy) is the removal of an intervertebral disk, the flexible plate that connects any two adjacent vertebrae in the spine. Intervertebral disks act as shock absorbers, protecting the brain and spinal cord from the impact... Expert
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Does Diskography Cause Accelerated Progression of Degeneration Changes in the Lumbar Disk

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/713807

Low back pain attributed to spinal disk degeneration has been routinely diagnosed via diskography. Although its validity has been debated, diskography represents a diagnostic tool to help differentiate pain that is diskogenic in nature from other etiologies of low back pain.[1-5] The procedure carries short-term risks such as bleeding, infection...
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Endoscopic decompression for intraforaminal and extraforaminal nerve root compression

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Conclusions Intraforaminal and extraforaminal nerve root compression is a rare but distinct pathological condition causing severe radiculopathy. Endoscopic decompression surgery is considered to be an appropriate and less invasive surgical option.
Endoscopic decompression for intraforaminal and extraforaminal nerve root compression Toshio Doi , Katsumi Harimaya , Yoshihiro Matsumoto , Osamu Tono , Kiyoshi...
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Epidural Steroid Following Discectomy for Herniated Lumbar Disc Reduces Neurological Impairment and Enhances Recovery Medscape

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Epidural Steroid Following Discectomy for Herniated Lumbar Disc Reduces Neurological Impairment and Enhances Recovery: A Randomized Study With Two-Year Follow-up.
Study Design: We randomized 200 patients after lumbar discectomy to receive epidural steroid or none with a 2-year follow-up.
Results: Hospital stay was reduced from 8 to 6 days (P = 0.0001)...
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H-reflex amplitude asymmetry is an earlier sign of nerve root involvement than latency

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1756-0500/4/102/abstract

Based on our clinical experience, the H-reflex amplitude asymmetry might be an earlier sign of nerve root involvement than latency in patients with S1 radiculopathy. However, no data to support this assumption are available. The purpose of this study was to review and report the electrophysiological changes in H-reflex amplitude...
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Herniated Disk

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/548119

Herniated Disk Improves With Either Surgical or Nonsurgical Treatment (Medscape) November 21, 2006 — Patients with herniated disks had improved outcomes during 2 years whether treated surgically or nonsurgically, according to the results of a randomized trial with an accompanying observational cohort reported in the November 22/29 issue of JAMA.
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