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    early infection raises question for esophageal injury-if no esophageal injury and implants are titanium you should be able to leave implants in after wound washout and 6 week antibiotics tracking ESR/CRP/WBC ...

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    This patient is a 51 year old male who is s/p L3-S1 laminectomy and now has back and right leg pain unresponsive to PT, Injections-Images are attached- shows severe disc/stenosis at L2-3 with non mobile ...

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    Dear Dr. Klein, Regarding the renal impairment, he has only one kidney, and he had surgery for enlargement of the bladder using a diverticulum of it. He is incontinent.  His cardio pathologies are arrythmia ...

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    ​Hi Dear With best regards, open reduction and internal fixation is recommended (midline incision). Sincerely yours E.G.Hassankhani MD. ------------------------------ Ebrahim Ghayem Hassankhani PhD profeesor ...

  • 56 year old otherwise healthy male who works as a heat and air repair/installer with 6 weeks of worsening left thigh pain and significant quad weakness not responsive to medication or injections. He is ...

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    Thank you Dr. Basch and all who contributed to this discussion! To confirm if the cyst is the source of pain, and I believe it is at least contributory, here is my approach: Confirm that the pain ...

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