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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27919706/extreme-lateral-lumbar-interbody-fusion-surgical-technique-outcomes-and-complications-after-a-minimum-of-one-year-follow-up
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I Domínguez, R Luque, M Noriega, J Rey, J Alia, F Marco-Martínez
«Minimally invasive» techniques have been recently been developed in order to achieve good clinical results with a low incidence of complications. The extralateral interbody fusion or direct transpsoas is a minimally invasive anterior arthrodesis. A total of 97 patients with 138 segments received surgery between May 2012 and May 2015. The follow-up was from 12-44 months. The mean age was 68 years (41-86). The most common cause of intervention was the adjacent segment (30%), deformity (22%), and lumbar disc disease (21%)...
December 2, 2016: Revista Española de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27916267/negative-pressure-pulmonary-edema-following-cervical-disc-hernia-surgery
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Luis Gorospe, Pascual Agustín Crespo-Aliseda, Isabel García Gómez-Muriel, Raquel García-Latorre, Carmen Campos-Ferrer
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 1, 2016: Medicina Clínica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27865095/assessment-and-determinants-of-spinal-pain-in-the-course-of-disc-disorders-treated-surgically
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Renata Jabłońska, Robert Ślusarz, Agnieszka Królikowska, Beata Haor, Magdalena Zając
BACKGROUND Intervertebral disc disease is defined as a complex of structural changes in the aftermath of disorders of mutual elements, the structure of which form the discus intervertebralis and the spinal canal. The present work assessed pain in patients who were surgically treated due to spinal discopathy and analyzed factors that determine the condition. MATERIAL AND METHODS The research was carried on a group of 187 patients diagnosed with discopathy of the lumbosacral and cervical segment. The data are discussed in the context of medical records and the Visual Analogue Scale used for pain assessment...
November 19, 2016: Medical Science Monitor: International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27799995/transforaminal-percutaneous-endoscopic-discectomy-in-parkinson-disease-preliminary-results-and-short-review-of-the-literature
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Stylianos Kapetanakis, Eirini Giovannopoulou, Triphonas Thomaidis, George Charitoudis, Pavlos Pavlidis, Konstantinos Kazakos
OBJECTIVE: To study the effectiveness of Transforaminal Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy (TPED) for lumbar disc herniation in patients with Parkinson disease (PD). METHODS: Fifteen patients diagnosed with PD and lumbar disc hernia were recruited to the study. All patients underwent TPED. Mean age was 61.27±6 years, with 8 male (53.3%) and 7 female patients (46.7%). Level of operation was L3-4 (33.3%), L4-5 (33.3%) and L5-S1 (33.3%). Visual analogue scale (VAS) for leg pain and Oswestry Disabillity Index (ODI) for back pain, as well as the Medical Outcomes Study Questionnaire Short-Form 36 Health Survey (SF-36) for health-related quality of life (HRQoL) were assessed right before surgery and at 6 weeks, 3, 6, and 12 months after surgery...
September 2016: Korean Journal of Spine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27729548/systemic-delivery-of-bone-marrow-mesenchymal-stem-cells-for-in-situ-intervertebral-disc-regeneration
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Carla Cunha, Catarina R Almeida, Maria Inês Almeida, Andreia M Silva, Maria Molinos, Sofia Lamas, Catarina L Pereira, Graciosa Q Teixeira, António T Monteiro, Susana G Santos, Raquel M Gonçalves, Mário A Barbosa
: : Cell therapies for intervertebral disc (IVD) regeneration presently rely on transplantation of IVD cells or stem cells directly to the lesion site. Still, the harsh IVD environment, with low irrigation and high mechanical stress, challenges cell administration and survival. In this study, we addressed systemic transplantation of allogeneic bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) intravenously into a rat IVD lesion model, exploring tissue regeneration via cell signaling to the lesion site...
October 11, 2016: Stem Cells Translational Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27676669/comparison-of-the-effects-of-epidural-anesthesia-and-local-anesthesia-in-lumbar-transforaminal-endoscopic-surgery
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Guofang Fang, Zihai Ding, Zhihui Song
BACKGROUND: Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy (PELD) is a standard technique for the treatment of lumbar disc hernia. Thus far, most surgeons have recommended local anesthesia. However, in clinical practice, some patients experience pain and are unable to cooperate with the surgery during intervertebral foramen hemp expansion. The use of general anesthesia may create a greater risk of complications because of nerve root anomalies; thus, intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring should be utilized...
September 2016: Pain Physician
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27559453/an-outcome-measure-of-functionality-and-pain-in-patients-with-low-back-disorder-a-validation-study-of-the-iranian-version-of-low-back-outcome-score
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Parisa Azimi, Hossein Nayeb Aghaei, Shirzad Azhari, Sohrab Shazadi, Hamid Khayat Kashany, Hassan Reza Mohammadi, Ali Montazeri
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. PURPOSE: This study aimed to cross-culturally translate and validate the low back outcome score (LBOS) in Iran. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Lumbar disc hernia (LDH) is the most common diagnoses of low back pain and imposes a heavy burden on both individual and society. Instruments measuring patient reported outcomes should satisfy cetain psychometric properties. METHODS: The translation and cross-cultural adaptation of the original questionnaire was performed using Beaton's guideline...
August 2016: Asian Spine Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27559446/transforaminal-percutaneous-endoscopic-discectomy-for-lumbar-disc-herniation-in-parkinson-s-disease-a-case-control-study
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Stylianos Kapetanakis, Eirini Giovannopoulou, George Charitoudis, Konstantinos Kazakos
STUDY DESIGN: A case-control study. PURPOSE: To investigate the effectiveness of transforaminal percutaneous endoscopic discectomy (TPED) in Parkinson's disease (PD). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Patients with PD frequently suffer from radiculopathy and low back pain. Additionally, they demonstrate higher complication rates after open spine surgery. However, the clinical outcome of minimally invasive techniques for lumbar discectomy, such as TPED, have not been established for this population...
August 2016: Asian Spine Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27550040/which-level-is-responsible-for-gluteal-pain-in-lumbar-disc-hernia
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Guofang Fang, Jianhe Zhou, Yutan Liu, Hongxun Sang, Xiangyang Xu, Zihai Ding
BACKGROUND: There are many different reasons why patients could be experiencing pain in the gluteal area. Previous studies have shown an association between radicular low back pain (LBP) and gluteal pain (GP). Studies locating the specific level responsible for gluteal pain in lumbar disc hernias have rarely been reported. METHODS: All patients with lumbar disc herniation (LDH) in the Kanghua hospital from 2010 to 2014 were recruited. All patients underwent a lumbar spine MRI to clarify their LDH diagnosis, and patients were allocated to a GP group and a non-GP group...
2016: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27549670/a-diagnostic-algorithm-for-eosinophilic-granulomatosis-with-polyangiitis-initially-diagnosed-as-lumbar-disc-hernia-or-lumbar-spinal-stenosis-personal-experience-and-review-of-the-literature
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Kosei Nagata, Shinichi Yamamoto, Kota Miyoshi, Masaki Sato, Yusuke Arino, Yoji Mikami
Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA, Churg-Strauss syndrome) is a rare systemic vasculitis and is difficult to diagnose. EGPA has a number of symptoms including peripheral dysesthesia caused by mononeuropathy multiplex, which is similar to radiculopathy due to lumbar disc hernia or lumbar spinal stenosis. Therefore, EGPA patients with mononeuropathy multiplex often visit orthopedic clinics, but orthopedic doctors and spine neurosurgeons have limited experience in diagnosing EGPA because of its rarity...
August 2016: Acta Medica Okayama
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27464898/the-prevalence-of-musculoskeletal-disorders-in-the-retail-sector-an-italian-cross-sectional-study-on-3380-workers
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Giulia Stucchi, Natale Battevi, Silvia Cairoli, Dario Consonni
BACKGROUND: Cashiers are not the only workers in the Retail Sector (RS) who are exposed to biomechanical overload risk of the upper limbs and spine. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among employees in the RS. METHODS: 3380 Italian workers were asked to complete a standardized medical history questionnaire to collect data on symptoms and diagnosed disorders affecting upper limbs, spine and knees. These were then compared with data on subjects not exposed to biomechanical overload risk...
2016: La Medicina del Lavoro
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27452738/the-japanese-orthopedic-association-back-pain-evaluation-questionnaire-a-turkish-validation-study
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Mehmet Atıf Erol Aksekili, Lale Aktekin, Selçuk Korkmazer, Mesut Akyol, Kasım Kılıçarslan, Nihat Tosun
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to apply cross-cultural adaptation and validity assessment to the Turkish translation of the Japanese Orthopedic Association Back Pain Evaluation Questionnaire applied to patients conservatively monitored for lumbar disc hernia and narrowing of the lumbar canal. METHODS: The questionnaire was translated into Turkish based on guidelines. In respect of the comprehensibility of the obtained pre-final version of the questionnaire, a pilot test was applied to 20 healthy individuals...
July 21, 2016: Journal of Orthopaedic Science: Official Journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27311414/the-nfl-orthopaedic-surgery-outcomes-database-no-sod-the-effect-of-common-orthopaedic-procedures-on-football-careers
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Harry T Mai, Andrew P Alvarez, Ryan D Freshman, Danielle S Chun, Shobhit V Minhas, Alpesh A Patel, Gordon W Nuber, Wellington K Hsu
BACKGROUND: Injuries are inherent to the sport of American football and often require operative management. Outcomes have been reported for certain surgical procedures in professional athletes in the National Football League (NFL), but there is little information comparing the career effect of these procedures. PURPOSE: To catalog the postoperative outcomes of orthopaedic procedures in NFL athletes and to compare respective prognoses and effects on careers. STUDY DESIGN: Case series; Level of evidence, 4...
September 2016: American Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27217655/cervical-disc-hernia-operations-through-posterior-laminoforaminotomy
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Coskun Yolas, Nuriye Guzin Ozdemir, Hilmi Onder Okay, Ayhan Kanat, Mehmet Senol, Ibrahim Burak Atci, Hakan Yilmaz, Mustafa Kemal Coban, Mehmet Onur Yuksel, Umit Kahraman
OBJECTIVE: The most common used technique for posterolateral cervical disc herniations is anterior approach. However, posterior cervical laminotoforaminomy can provide excellent results in appropriately selected patients with foraminal stenosis in either soft disc prolapse or cervical spondylosis. The purpose of this study was to present the clinical outcomes following posterior laminoforaminotomy in patients with radiculopathy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively evaluated 35 patients diagnosed with posterolateral cervical disc herniation and cervical spondylosis with foraminal stenosis causing radiculopathy operated by the posterior cervical keyhole laminoforaminotomy between the years 2010 and 2015...
April 2016: Journal of Craniovertebral Junction and Spine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27161923/tearing-of-the-left-iliac-vessels-in-lumbar-surgery-revealed-by-multiphase-post-mortem-ct-angiography-mpmcta
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Raquel Vilariño Villaverde, Christine Bruguier, Jean-Baptiste Zerlauth, Sébastien De Froidmont, Silke Grabherr
Lumbar surgery is regularly applied in cases of discal hernia and acquired lumbar stenosis. In this report, we present a case of a laceration in the left common iliac artery and iliac vein during a lumbar surgery and discuss the literature concerning this kind of event. In the present case, the surgical procedure was followed by a sudden decrease in blood pressure, and the surgeon discovered an intra-abdominal haemorrhage that led to the patient's death. Postmortem investigation confirmed the intra-abdominal haemorrhage and revealed a laceration of the proximal portion of the left common iliac artery and left iliac vein...
May 2016: Legal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27160744/the-oblique-anterolateral-approach-to-the-lumbar-spine-provides-access-to-the-lumbar-spine-with-few-early-complications
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Christoph Mehren, H Michael Mayer, Christoph Zandanell, Christoph J Siepe, Andreas Korge
BACKGROUND: During the last 20 years several less-invasive anterior approaches to the lumbar spine have become standard, including the extreme lateral transpsoas approach. Although it is associated with a lower risk of vascular injury compared with anterior midline approaches, neuromonitoring is considered mandatory to avoid neurologic complications. Interestingly, despite neuromonitoring, the reported risk of neurologic deficits with the extreme lateral transpsoas approach is greater than observed with other anterior approaches...
September 2016: Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27035591/age-and-sex-based-distribution-of-lumbar-multifidus-muscle-atrophy-and-coexistence-of-disc-hernia-an-mri-study-of-2028-patients
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Elif Evrim Ekin, Hülya Kurtul Yıldız, Harun Mutlu
PURPOSE: We aimed to investigate the prevalence of lumbar multifidus muscle (LMM) atrophy in patients having mechanical low back pain with and without disc hernia. METHODS: In total, 2028 lumbar magnetic resonance imaging scans of low back pain patients (age range, 18-88 years) were re-evaluated retrospectively. LMM atrophy was visually assessed in axial sections of L4-L5 and L5-S1 levels. RESULTS: LMM atrophy prevalence at both levels was significantly higher in subjects ≥40 years compared with younger adults (P < 0...
May 2016: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology: Official Journal of the Turkish Society of Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27034106/symptomatic-mri-confirmed-lumbar-disc-herniations-a-comparison-of-outcomes-depending-on-the-type-and-anatomical-axial-location-of-the-hernia-in-patients-treated-with-high-velocity-low-amplitude-spinal-manipulation
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Marco Ehrler, Cynthia Peterson, Serafin Leemann, Christof Schmid, Bernard Anklin, B Kim Humphreys
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether specific MRI features, such as axial location and type of herniation, are associated with outcomes of symptomatic lumbar disc herniation patients treated with spinal manipulation therapy (SMT). METHODS: MRI and treatment outcome data from 68 patients were included in this prospective outcomes study. Pain numerical rating scale (NRS) and Oswestry physical disability questionnaire (OPDQ) levels were measured at baseline...
March 2016: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26991910/combined-use-of-high-radiofrequency-disk-ablation-annulus-modulation-and-manual-nucleotomy-in-a-patient-with-extruded-disk-herniation
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Serbülent Gökhan Beyaz, Mustafa Erkan İnanmaz, Ezgi Şen Zengin, Ali Metin Ülgen
UNLABELLED: Different minimally invasive procedures are used to treat lumbar disk herniation. It is important to differentiate these techniques due to their specific effects and the disparate technical issues associated with each. This report describes a successful case involving the use of mechanical decompression in conjunction with radiofrequency ablation to treat a patient with pain and neurological deficits due to an extruded disk hernia. CASE REPORT: A 43-year-old male had magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrating an extruded disk herniation in the left foraminal region, compression at the left spinal nerve root, and obliteration of the left foraminal entrance of the L5-S1 distribution...
June 2016: Pain Practice: the Official Journal of World Institute of Pain
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26920402/-endovascular-repair-of-iliocaval-arteriovenous-fistula-complicating-lumbar-disc-surgery
#20
H Ben Jemaa, A Maalej, K Lazzez, H Jemal, S Karray, K Ben Mahfoudh
Vascular complications of lumbar disc surgery are rare. Few cases have been reported. Arteriovenous fistulas are the most common. They are due to anatomical relationships between the last lumbar vertebrae, the corresponding discs, and the iliac vessels; degenerative lesions of the intervertebral discs facilitate instrumental vessel perforation, and operative difficulty. Computed tomography is particularly accurate for making the diagnosis. Treatment strategies consist in surgery or endovascular management. Percutaneous endovascular treatment using a stent-graft is a reasonable option for treating arteriovenous fistula...
May 2016: Journal des Maladies Vasculaires
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