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New Website Launch For The British Association of Spine Surgeons

The British Association of Spine Surgeons have now revamped and relaunched their website at www.spinesurgeons.ac.uk. The site has features that should ensure that it becomes a useful resource for patients,

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Posterior Dynamic Stabilisation Devices

Background The concept of the dynamic stabilisation of the lumbar spine was initiated from the dissatisfaction with the outcomes of fusion surgery for the treatment of back pain. Open surgical

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Brace Related Stress In Scoliosis Patients Comparison Of Different Concepts Of Bracing

Abstract Background The BSSQbrace questionnaire has been shown to be reliable with good internal consistency and reproducibility estimating the stress scoliosis patients have whilst wearing their brace. Eight questions are

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Spinal Tapping SpineConnect: Allowing Surgeons To Collaborate On Tough Cases, Instantly, From All Over The World

Introduction – Instant Collaboration: Sharing knowledge on the Internet can be a matter of life and death. Google “collaborative knowledge networks” and you'll find hundreds of Web-based organisations where people

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Spinal Tumour Surgery

Introduction Skeletal metastasis is discovered at the time of death in 60% - 70% of patients with malignant tumours out of which 40% – 50% affect the spine (13). Skeletal

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NUBAC™: A Less Invasive, Non-Bridge Burning Disc Arthroplasty System: In Clinical Perspective

Lumbar degenerative disc disease (DDD) is one of the most frequently encountered spinal disorders resulting in low back pain. Despite the fact that DDD starts in young patients and is

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Current Trends In Degenerative Adult Scoliosis

Introduction Scoliosis in adult is defined as a deviation of more than 100 in coronal plane of the skeletally mature spine. This condition can be categorised into three types. Type

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Segmental Lumbar Mobility In Individuals With Low Back Pain: In Vivo Assessment During Manual And Self-Imposed Motion Using Dynamic MRI

First published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2007, 8:8 doi:10.1186/1471-2474-8-8 © 2007 Kulig et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the

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New Systems To Correct Spinal Deformity

This article focuses on two systems, one anterior and one posterior that have recently been developed to facilitate the correction of spinal deformity. Expedium Max The Expedium Spine System is

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Chordoma In A Rare Site

Author Abdulrahim H. Zwayed Yemen-Sana’a – PO Box 4598 Email: aralmaliky@yahoo.com Abstract Chordomas are rare tumours arising from notochord cell nests. They arise throughout the craniospinal axis but occur predominantly