Letter to the editor regarding “Full-endoscopic (bi-portal or uni-portal) versus microscopic lumbar decompression laminectomy in patients with spinal stenosis: systematic review and meta-analysis” Research Article

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Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2022 Jan 15. doi: 10.1007/s00590-021-03177-9. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTA recent article entitled “Full‑endoscopic (bi‑portal or uni‑portal) versus microscopic lumbar decompression laminectomy in patients with spinal stenosis: systematic review and meta‑analysis” written by Pairuchvej et al. (Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 30(4):595-611, 2019) published in “European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery &…

Laterally Placed Expandable Interbody Spacers With and Without Adjustable Lordosis Improve Radiographic and Clinical Outcomes: A Two-Year Follow-Up Study Research Article

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Cureus. 2021 Dec 9;13(12):e20302. doi: 10.7759/cureus.20302. eCollection 2021 Dec.ABSTRACTIntroduction Interbody spacers are necessary for achieving disc height restoration when surgical intervention is used for the treatment of severe degenerative disc disease. Minimally invasive lateral lumbar interbody fusion (MIS LLIF) is a popular surgical approach that historically uses large static interbody spacers through a lateral approach.…

Intraspinal extradural gout tophus in the lumbar vertebral canal: Case reports Research Article

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Medicine (Baltimore). 2022 Jan 7;101(1):e28418. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000028418.ABSTRACTRATIONALE: Intraspinal gout tophus in the lumbar vertebral canal associated with gouty arthritis is rare. We present 2 cases with the first manifestations of a sequestrated intervertebral disc and an extradural tumor, and histopathologically proven to be gouty deposits in the lumbar vertebral canal.PATIENT CONCERNS: The 2 patients presented…

Effect of Discectomy on Dynesys Dynamic Fixation in the Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Diseases Research Article

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Pain Res Manag. 2021 Dec 30;2021:3043645. doi: 10.1155/2021/3043645. eCollection 2021.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: To compare the effect of decompression of the spinal canal with or without discectomy on the clinical efficacy of Dynesys dynamic fixation treatment in lumbar degenerative diseases.METHODS: A total of 62 patients treated for single-segment lumbar degenerative disease from October 2010 to November 2017 were…

Letter To The Editor Regarding “Full-Endoscopic (Bi-Portal Or Uni-Portal) Versus Microscopic Lumbar Decompression Laminectomy In Patients With Spinal Stenosis: Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis” London Spine

By Salima Makkaoui

Abstract A recent article entitled “Full‑endoscopic (bi‑portal or uni‑portal) versus microscopic lumbar decompression laminectomy in patients with spinal stenosis: systematic review and meta‑analysis” written by Pairuchvej et al. (Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 30(4):595-611, 2019) published in “European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology” has aroused our great interest. The authors concluded that compared with…

A Review of Unilateral Biportal Endoscopic Decompression for Degenerative Lumbar Canal Stenosis Research Article

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Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Dec;15(suppl 3):S65-S71. doi: 10.14444/8165.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: The unilateral biportal endoscopic (UBE) technique provides minimally invasive decompression for degenerative lumbar canal stenosis (DLCS). With appropriate control of the hydrostatic pressure of normal saline irrigation, the surgery can be performed in a clear and magnified surgical field through 2 small surgical wounds.METHODS: A review…

The Impact of Surgical Scheduling on Outcomes in Lumbar Laminectomy Research Article

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Cureus. 2021 Dec 8;13(12):e20272. doi: 10.7759/cureus.20272. eCollection 2021 Dec.ABSTRACTObjective The purpose of this study was to determine whether surgical scheduling affected patient outcomes following lumbar laminectomy. Physician fatigue caused by prolonged work hours has been shown to worsen outcomes. Previous research has also established a relationship between surgical scheduling and outcomes. Methods This was a…

Automated Selection Of Mid-Height Intervertebral Disc Slice In Traverse Lumbar Spine MRI Using A Combination Of Deep Learning Feature And Machine Learning Classifier London Spine

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Abstract Abnormalities and defects that can cause lumbar spinal stenosis often occur in the Intervertebral Disc (IVD) of the patient’s lumbar spine. Their automatic detection and classification require an application of an image analysis algorithm on suitable images, such as mid-sagittal images or traverse mid-height intervertebral disc slices, as inputs. Hence the process of selecting…

Microdiscectomy Under Local Anesthesia and Spinal Block in a Pregnant Female Research Article

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Cureus. 2021 Dec 7;13(12):e20241. doi: 10.7759/cureus.20241. eCollection 2021 Dec.ABSTRACTThe surgical plan and the anesthetic approach are vital in determining the proper treatment of lumbar disc herniation in pregnancy. The diagnostic tools available, as well as the anesthetic agents and methods of delivery, vary in pregnant patients due to factors such as radiation exposure and hemodynamics…