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    Majority as close to 90% do not need surgery and conservative treatment is the mainstay.Majority of them,I  have managed them conservatively and have done well.Treat patients not X rays.. ------------------------------ ...

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    There is  a lot of relative literature as  to when a conservative or operative treatment and  when  short or long instrumentation and when merely posterior or  combined anterior plus posterior surgery ...

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    Dear Dr. Alzakri: We are all interested in a current update regarding the treatment of this child. ------------------------------ Michael Klein MD Volunteer Clinical Professor; Univ. of CA-Davis Member ...

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    A very interesting study on bone formation was just published in the July 2018 issue of The Spine Journal.  Will this elastic micro-motion design of cervical plates become the next generation product offering ...

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    I agree with Dr Osman opinion in treating both the pathologies effectively by Transforaminal approach with single incision and changing trajectory.  ------------------------------ Daya Thirumala Rao ...

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    Hello I do not see why sacral escarre should interfere with a needle biopsy ? (CT guided) But I suppose as you have started broad spectrum IV AB, that monitoring the inflammatory parameters and repetitive ...

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