ORTHOPEDIC

Lumber Decompressions

Oct 22, 2020 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Lumber Decompressions

and Peter Grunert2 (1) Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA (2) Astria Health Center, Yakima, WA, USA   KeywordsSoft discLumbar stenosisRadiculopathyImagingRedo discectomyRedo laminotomy/laminectomy Overview There is a significant chance that a…

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Cervical Positioning

Oct 22, 2020 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Cervical Positioning

(1) Department of Orthopaedics, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA   KeywordsCervicalPosteriorSurgeryPositioningSetupComplicationsMayfieldEquipmentEvaluation Introduction Surgical positioning of patients who are to undergo posterior cervical surgery is complicated and needs to…

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Thoracic Instrumentation for Scoliosis

Oct 22, 2020 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Thoracic Instrumentation for Scoliosis

, William D. Zelenty1 and Daniel M. Dean1 (1) Department of Orthopaedics Surgery, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA   KeywordsAdult/adolescent idiopathic scoliosisThoracic scoliosisPedicle screw instrumentation Introduction Both adult scoliosis and adolescent idiopathic…

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Tumor Stabilization

Oct 22, 2020 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Tumor Stabilization

, Emre Yilmaz1 and Tamir A. Tawfik1 (1) Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA   KeywordsMetastatic spine diseaseTumorMetastasis Introduction Metastatic Spine Tumors In the United States there are about 1.2…

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Disc Arthroplasty

Oct 22, 2020 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Disc Arthroplasty

(1) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, MedStar Georgetown Univeristy Hospital, Washington, DC, USA (2) School of Medicine, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA   KeywordsCervical disc arthroplasty (CDA)Total disc arthroplasty (TDA)Cervical disc…

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Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Oct 22, 2020 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

and J. Alex Thomas2 (1) The Jordan Young Institute, Virginia Beach, VA, USA (2) Atlantic Neurosurgical and Spine Specialists, Wilmington, NC, USA   KeywordsLumbar fusionPosterior lumbar interbody fusionTransforaminal lumbar interbody fusionRadiation reductionPedicle…

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Microdiscectomy

Oct 22, 2020 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Microdiscectomy

, Joshua T. Wewel1 and John E. O’Toole1 (1) Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA   KeywordsLumbar disc herniationMicrodiscectomyMinimally invasive spine surgery Introduction Low back pain (LBP) is one of…

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Discectomy

Oct 22, 2020 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Discectomy

(1) Department of Neurosurgery, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA (2) Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA   KeywordsThoracic disc herniationCentrolateralTranspedicularCostotransversectomyLateral extracavitaryLateral retropleuralTransthoracic Introduction Disc herniation is…

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Thoracic Decompression and Fusion: Open and Minimally Invasive

Oct 22, 2020 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Thoracic Decompression and Fusion: Open and Minimally Invasive

(1) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA (2) Washington Spine & Scoliosis Institute at OrthoBethesda, Bethesda, MD, USA   KeywordsMinimally invasive spine surgeryAnterior thoracic…

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Invasive Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy and Discectomy

Oct 22, 2020 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Invasive Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy and Discectomy

(1) Department of Neurosurgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA (2) Department of Neurosurgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA   KeywordsCervical radiculopathyCervical…

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