Careful Evaluation of MRI in Spinal Deformity

February 17th, 2017|

A 13-year old female patient with rigid neglected congenital thoracolumbar scoliosis of 128 degrees presented with severe coronal decompensation . MRI revealed a split spinal cord without any obvious septum with equivocal evidence of cord tethering. Heroic correction in the setting […]

Traction For Low Backache With Or Without Sciatica: Is It Really Effective?

February 11th, 2017|

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2007 Apr 18;(2):CD003010. Update of: Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005;(4):CD003010.  TRACTION FOR LOW-BACK PAIN WITH OR WITHOUT SCIATICA. Clarke JA, van Tulder MW, Blomberg SE, de Vet HC, van der Heijden GJ, Bronfort G, Bouter LM.
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BACKGROUND: Traction […]