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Older patients may have more in-hospital mortality after traumatic spinal cord injuries

Older patients may have more in-hospital mortality after traumatic spinal cord injuries Despite having less severe spinal cord injuries than their younger counterparts, older patients with traumatic spinal cord injuries

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Biomaterial scaffold implanted after spinal cord injury promotes nerve regeneration

Biomaterial scaffold implanted after spinal cord injury promotes nerve regeneration Researchers from the Mayo Clinic have demonstrated that implantation of a biomaterial scaffold designed to bridge the lesion caused by

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Getting the spinal backstory with Simon Wheatley

Getting the spinal backstory with Simon Wheatley Simon Wheatley explains why spinal injuries are so difficult to categorise from a medico-legal point of view The body is a combination of

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Hospital liable for worsening of patient’s existing spinal condition

Hospital liable for worsening of patient’s existing spinal condition A recent legal case examining the consequences of negligent hospital care on a patient’s pre-existing condition. Case details In the case

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Electrical nerve stimulation can reverse spinal cord injury nerve damage in patients

Electrical nerve stimulation can reverse spinal cord injury nerve damage in patients Peripheral nerve stimulation therapy can reverse spinal cord injury-associated nerve deterioration, potentially improving the benefits of current and

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Spinal sealant system provides better intraoperative watertight closure than standard of care

Spinal sealant system provides better intraoperative watertight closure than standard of care Kaplan-Meier analysis of cerebrospinal fluid leakage event rate through 90 days post-procedure New research published ahead-of-print by the

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Surgical and nonsurgical spinal stenosis treatment outcomes similar after eight years

Surgical and nonsurgical spinal stenosis treatment outcomes similar after eight years For patients with spinal stenosis, long-term outcomes are comparable with surgery or conservative treatment, according to a study published

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Titan Spine

SSN meets Dr Paul Slosar, Chief Medical Officer at Titan Spine Tell us about your role as Chief Medical Officer As Chief Medical Officer of Titan Spine I have responsibilities

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How reliable are tests used to diagnose disc herniation?

Nezar H. Al Nezari et al. Neurological examination of the peripheral nervous system to diagnose lumbar spinal disc herniation with suspected radiculopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. In The Spine