- Autonomy Rules Ok. Devaney, Sarah // Medical Law Review;Mar2005, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p102
In this article, the author discusses the decision of the Great Britain House of Lords on the case of a patient who suffered significant motor and sensory disturbance in her lower body and limbs after a spinal operation. She mentions the findings of the trial judge that the failure of the...
- Handbook of Spine Surgery. Barr, John C. // Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery;Jan2013, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p92
The article reviews the book "Handbook of Spine Surgery," edited by Ali A. Baaj, Praveen V. Mummaneni, Juan S. Uribe, Alexander R. Vaccaro and Mark S. Greenberg.
- Treating the Tiniest Patients. Kalb, Claudia; Carmichael, Mary // Newsweek;6/9/2003, Vol. 141 Issue 23, p48
Discusses how advances in fetal medicine and utero surgery have changed how society views the unborn. Utero surgery conducted on Julie Armas' unborn boy, Samuel, when he was 15 weeks old; Statement that medicine has already granted unborn babies a form of personhood as patients; Technological...
- SPINE SURGERY. TECHNIQUES, COMPLICATION AVOIDANCE, AND MANAGEMENT (Book). Trent Jr., C. Glenn // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2000, Vol. 82-A Issue 5, p756
Reviews the book 'Spine Surgery. Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management,' volumes 1 and 2, edited by Edward C. Benzel.
- Spine Surgery (Book). Simpson, J. Michael // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2003, Vol. 85-A Issue 4, p771
Reviews the book 'Spine Surgery: A Practical Atlas,' edited by F. Todd Wetzel, Edward Nathaniel Jr., with illustrations by Pat Thomas and Christa Wellman.
- Book reviews. Hu, Richard W. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Oct99, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p394
Reviews the book `Spine Surgery. Techniques, Complication, Avoidance, and Management,' volumes I and II, edited by Edward C. Benzel.
- Screws not approved for back surgery. // FDA Consumer;Mar1994, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p2
Warns that patients who are contemplating back surgery in which screws might be used in the spine's rear bony bridges, or `pedicles' should be aware that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved any screws as safe and effective for this use. Legal issues; How to report related...
- Multilevel vertebroplasty via a single pedicular approach using a curved 13-gauge needle: technical note. Murphy, Kieran J.; Lin, Doris D.; Khan, Amit A.; Gailloud, Philippe // Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal;Dec2002, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p293
Evaluates the feasibility of performing multiple vertebroplasties in adjacent vertebral bodies through a single transpendicular approach using a curved needle. Fluoroscopic images; Biomechanical properties.
- Management of metastatic tumors to the spine using simple plate fixation. Timlin, Marcus; Thalgott, John // American Surgeon;Aug1995, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p704
Discusses the effectiveness of simple plate fixation in the management of metastatic tumors to the spine. Resection of the pathological segment; Restoration of load bearing capacity for mobilization of the patient; Decompression of compromised neural structures; Maintenance of spinal stability...