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OPTION FOR TRANSVERSE MIDLINE INCISION AND OTHER FACTORS THAT DETERMINE PATIENT’S DECISION TO HAVE CERVICAL SPINE SURGERY

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““I had my [cervical fusion and lumbar decompression] surgery ten days ago and I feel great, I’m wearing my heels and I’m ready to go!” Introductory content by Fabio Pencle  A newly published study has demonstrated that patients prefer a midline incision for cervical spine surgery. The anterior approach to cervical spine surgery has become …

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DECREASING RADIATION DOSE WITH FLUOROLESS STANDALONE ANTERIOR CERVICAL FUSION

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Scientific Paper Kingsley R. Chin, MD, Fabio J.R. Pencle, MB BS, Jason A. Seale, MB BS Interested medical professionals can read through the full paper, as published in the Journal of Spine Surgery, here. STUDY DESIGN Level III OBJECTIVE Adjacent segment disease and dysphagia remain concerns of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) with fixation using …

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Misaligned Versus Straight Placement of Anterior Cervical Plates: A Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes Study, JAAOS

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Pencle FJ, Francis SD, Francis CA, Seale JA, Hothem EA. Interested medical professionals can read through the full paper, published in the Journal of the AAOS, here. BACKGROUND In anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion (ACDF), misaligned plates are concerning because of the risk of screw-and-plate failure; however, these plates also hypothetically have the potential for asymmetric micromotion …

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Bleeding Risk with Ketorolac After Lumbar Microdiscectomy

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Sundram H, Marcotte P. Interested medical professionals can read through the full paper, as published in Clinical Spine Surgery, here. ABSTRACT There is a need to improve postoperative analgesia to support the trend to shorter hospitalization after minimally invasive spine surgeries. Ketorolac Tromethamine has proven efficacy in decreasing postoperative pain but there is concern …

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Ideal Starting Point & Trajectory for C2 Pedicle Screw Placement: a 3D Computed Tomography Analysis Using Perioperative Measurement

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Mills MV2, Seale J3, Cumming V4. Interested medical professionals can read through the full paper, as published in The Spine Journal, here. BACKGROUND C2 pedicle screws provide stable fixation for posterior cervical fusion. Placing C2 pedicle screws is fraught with risks, and a misplaced screw can result in cortical breach of the pedicle, resulting in …

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Postoperative Cervical Haematoma Complicated by Ipsilateral Carotid Thrombosis and Aphasia After Anterior Cervical Fusion: a Case Report

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Seale J, Butron V, Cumming V. Interested medical professionals can read the full paper, as published in Case Reports in Medicine, here. ABSTRACT Hematoma alone is the most common vascular complication reported after anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF). We present this case to report the occurrence of postoperative cervical hematoma complicated by ipsilateral carotid …

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“White Cord Syndrome” of Acute Tetraplegia After Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion for Chronic Spinal Cord Compression: a Case Report

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Seale J, Cumming V. Interested medical professionals can read the full paper, as published in Case Reports in Orthopedics, here. ABSTRACT Paralysis is the most feared postoperative complication of ACDF and occurs most often due to an epidural hematoma. In the absence of a clear etiology, inadequate decompression or vascular insult such as ischemia/reperfusion …

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Postoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assessment for Potential Compressive Effects of Retained Posterior Longitudinal Ligament After Anterior Cervical Fusions: a Cross-Sectional Study

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Ghiselli G, Cumming V, Furey CG, Yoo JU, Emery SE. Interested medical professionals can read the full paper, as published in Spine, here. STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVE To assess using postoperative magnetic resonance imaging whether the posterior longitudinal ligament (PLL) caused residual cord compression after anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF) in a series of …

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Less Exposure Surgery for Multilevel Anterior Cervical Fusion Using 2 Transverse Incisions

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Ricchetti ET, Yu WD, Riew KD. Interested medical professionals can read the full paper, as published in the Journal of Neurosurgery, here. ABSTRACT Multilevel anterior cervical fusion often necessitates a large extensile incision for exposure and substantial retraction of the esophagus for placing long plates, potentially predisposing patients to complications such as dysphagia, dysphonia, and …

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The Manubrium as an External Guide for Centralizing Anterior Cervical Plates: Technique Tips and Initial Experience

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Stieber JR, Mehta S, Cohen JD, Auerbach JD. Interested medical professionals can read the full paper, as published in Spine, here. STUDY DESIGN Technique tips and retrospective review of prospectively collected data. OBJECTIVE To describe a technique for centralizing cervical plates using the center of the manubrium as a primary external guide and its alignment with …

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