ORTHOPEDIC

Sacral Fractures

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Sacral Fractures Raj Gala Andrew H. Milby Keith Michael Illustrative Case 1 A 29-year-old male with no past medical history sustained a skydiving injury after a hard landing (Figure 35-1)….

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Operative Treatment of Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures

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Operative Treatment of Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures John P. Kleimeyer Ehsan Saadat Keith W. Michael Indications/Considerations Goals for operative treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractures include adequate decompression and fracture stabilization. Direct…

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Operative Treatment of Hangman’s Fractures

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Operative Treatment of Hangman’s Fractures Christopher T. Martin Keith W. Michael John M. Rhee Radiologic Assessment—Key Factors to Consider on X-ray, MRI, CT The need for operative intervention is dependent…

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Lumbar Subarachnoid Drain

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Lumbar Subarachnoid Drain Christopher T. Martin John G. Heller Steven M. Presciutti Indications A lumbar subarachnoid drain is usually placed in cases of complicated dural tear or deficiency in which…

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Odontoid Screw Fixation

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Odontoid Screw Fixation Christopher T. Martin Keith W. Michael John M. Rhee Radiologic Assessment—Key Factors to Consider on X-ray, MRI, CT Anteroposterior (AP), lateral, and open mouth odontoid views, in…

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Operative Treatment of Facet Fractures/Dislocations

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Operative Treatment of Facet Fractures/Dislocations Elliott J. Kim Andrew H. Milby Keith W. Michael Case Presentation A 27-year-old status post motor vehicle accident who presented to the emergency department with…

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Iliac and S2 Alar-Iliac Screw Fixation

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Iliac and S2 Alar-Iliac Screw Fixation Christopher T. Martin Sangwook T. Yoon Radiologic Assessment—Key Factors to Consider on X-ray, MRI, CT Assess pelvic obliquity. Lumbar scoliotic deformity can change the…

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Lumbar Laminectomy

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Lumbar Laminectomy Mathew Cyriac Scott Boden John M. Rhee Illustrative Case A 72-year-old male with multilevel L2-5 stenosis presented with neurogenic claudicating back and bilateral leg pain refractory to conservative…

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