ORTHOPEDIC

Vertebral Artery Injury

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Vertebral Artery Injury Christopher T. Martin John G. Heller Steven M. Presciutti John M. Rhee Radiologic Assessment The risk of vertebral artery injury can be minimized by careful review of…

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Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

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Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Ehsan Saadt John G. Heller John M. Rhee Illustrative Case A 58-year-old woman with L5-S1 spondylolisthesis and bilateral neuroforaminal narrowing with associated radiculopathy (JGH) (Figure 24-1)….

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Management of Dural Tears

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Management of Dural Tears Ehsan Saadat John M. Rhee General Principles of Dural Repair The key to managing dural tears is to prevent them: NEVER perform a move in spine…

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Lumbar Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy

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Lumbar Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy John M. Rhee Mathew Cyriac Tyler Jenkins Illustrative Case A 52-year-old woman underwent rod-sublaminar wire stabilization for L2 fracture 20 years ago. Subsequently, she underwent decompression…

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Neuromonitoring Alert During Spinal Surgery

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Neuromonitoring Alert During Spinal Surgery Ehsan Saadat John M. Rhee Intraoperative Monitoring In general, our indications for intraoperative monitoring include the following: Surgery for myelopathy (cervical or thoracic) Surgery involving…

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Lumbar Posterior Column Osteotomy and Correction

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Lumbar Posterior Column Osteotomy and Correction Mathew Cyriac John M. Rhee Illustrative Case A 47-year-old man who underwent several previous surgeries elsewhere resulting in a solid fusion from L3 to…

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