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Research & Reviews  75 results

Images of the month: Lower-back pain in a young man with HLA B27 - not always spondyloa...
https://doi.org/10.7861/clinmed.2020-0070
Clinical Medicine (London, England); Kumar A, Sharma A et. al.

May 17th, 2020 - Presence of human leucocyte antigen (HLA) B27 in a patient with lower-back pain should not be considered synonymous with axial spondyloarthritis. Other causes of back pain should be ruled-out by careful evaluation. Lumbosacral transitional vertebr...

Awake, Endoscopic Revision Surgery for Lumbar Pseudarthrosis After Transforaminal Lumba...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.01.048
World Neurosurgery; Telfeian AE, Moldovan K et. al.

Jan 19th, 2020 - At 1-year follow-up, preoperative visual analog scale for back pain and Oswestry disability index improved from 7 and 38% to 1 and 2%. The 1-year follow-up radiograph showed stable interbody placement and no further screw loosening. A 71-year-old ...

Spontaneous spinal subdural haematoma in a patient on apixaban.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6347922
BMJ Case Reports; Mchaourab A, Evans GYR et. al.

Jan 24th, 2019 - A 68-year-old man on apixaban presented to the emergency department with back pain following a long-haul flight. Investigations for pulmonary embolus and aortic dissection were negative and he was discharged with analgesia for mechanical back pain...

Is ultrasonographic enthesitis evaluation helpful for diagnosis of non-radiographic axi...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00296-018-4164-4
Rheumatology International; Ozsoy-Unubol T, Yagci I

Oct 11th, 2018 - The aim of this study is to evaluate the diagnostic utility of ultrasonographic enthesitis assessment in patients with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) and to compare different sonographic scoring methods. Patients with nr-axSpA...

Knowledge of features of inflammatory back pain in primary care in the West Midlands: a...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00296-018-4058-5
Rheumatology International; Adizie T, Elamanchi S et. al.

Jul 21st, 2018 - There is a relative lack of confidence among GPs in the assessment and management of IBP vs. mechanical back pain. A simple screening tool for SpA, applicable in primary care urgently needs to be developed. It is reasonable for patients with sympt...

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Guidelines  1 results

Ultrasound-guided erector spinae plane (ESP) block: A novel intervention for mechanical back pain in the emergency department
https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/S1481803518004694

Lower back pain (LBP) is one of the most common health problems worldwide1–3 and is the leading cause of work absenteeism.4 LBP accounts for 3%–4% of all emergency department (ED) presentations,5 and current ED analgesic options include acetam...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  81 results

Images of the month: Lower-back pain in a young man with HLA B27 - not always spondyloa...
https://doi.org/10.7861/clinmed.2020-0070
Clinical Medicine (London, England); Kumar A, Sharma A et. al.

May 17th, 2020 - Presence of human leucocyte antigen (HLA) B27 in a patient with lower-back pain should not be considered synonymous with axial spondyloarthritis. Other causes of back pain should be ruled-out by careful evaluation. Lumbosacral transitional vertebr...

Awake, Endoscopic Revision Surgery for Lumbar Pseudarthrosis After Transforaminal Lumba...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.01.048
World Neurosurgery; Telfeian AE, Moldovan K et. al.

Jan 19th, 2020 - At 1-year follow-up, preoperative visual analog scale for back pain and Oswestry disability index improved from 7 and 38% to 1 and 2%. The 1-year follow-up radiograph showed stable interbody placement and no further screw loosening. A 71-year-old ...

Spontaneous spinal subdural haematoma in a patient on apixaban.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6347922
BMJ Case Reports; Mchaourab A, Evans GYR et. al.

Jan 24th, 2019 - A 68-year-old man on apixaban presented to the emergency department with back pain following a long-haul flight. Investigations for pulmonary embolus and aortic dissection were negative and he was discharged with analgesia for mechanical back pain...

Is ultrasonographic enthesitis evaluation helpful for diagnosis of non-radiographic axi...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00296-018-4164-4
Rheumatology International; Ozsoy-Unubol T, Yagci I

Oct 11th, 2018 - The aim of this study is to evaluate the diagnostic utility of ultrasonographic enthesitis assessment in patients with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) and to compare different sonographic scoring methods. Patients with nr-axSpA...

Knowledge of features of inflammatory back pain in primary care in the West Midlands: a...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00296-018-4058-5
Rheumatology International; Adizie T, Elamanchi S et. al.

Jul 21st, 2018 - There is a relative lack of confidence among GPs in the assessment and management of IBP vs. mechanical back pain. A simple screening tool for SpA, applicable in primary care urgently needs to be developed. It is reasonable for patients with sympt...

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News  9 results

Axial SpA features don’t guarantee its diagnosis in chronic back pain
https://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/145197/spondyloarthropathies/axial-spa-features-dont-guarantee-its-diagnosis
Lucas Franki

Aug 23rd, 2017 - The manifestation of multiple features of spondyloarthritis (SpA) in patients with chronic back pain is not sufficient for a diagnosis of axial spondyloarthritis, according to a report from Zineb Ez-Zaitouni and associates. In a group of 250 peopl.

MRI Connects the Dots in Back Pain
https://www.medpagetoday.com/painmanagement/backpain/64882

Apr 28th, 2017 - Action Points Note that this observational study found that MRI findings traditionally associated with "wear and tear" damage were associated with inflammatory back pain symptoms. Be aware that inflammatory symptoms were assessed via questionnaire...

An Important Consideration in Ankylosing Spondylitis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/851336

Sep 23rd, 2015 - Hello. I'm Dr Jonathan Kay, professor of medicine and director of clinical research in the Division of Rheumatology at UMass Memorial Medical Center in the University of Massachusetts Medical School, both in Worcester, Massachusetts. Back pain is ...

Spinal MRI does not enhance spondyloarthropathy diagnosis
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/76281/imaging/spinal-mri-does-not-enhance-spondyloarthropathy-diagnosis
Rheumatology News; Sara Freeman

Jul 12th, 2013 - MADRID – There is no added benefit of performing spinal MRI in the diagnosis of spondyloarthritis, the results of an international, multicenter study suggest. Around one-quarter of patients with nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) w.

AS Treatments May Relieve Symptoms But Not Halt Progression
https://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/34686/rheumatology/treatments-may-relieve-symptoms-not-halt-progression
Sharon Worcester

May 12th, 2011 - CHICAGO – Despite dramatic clinical benefit, the standard treatments for ankylosing spondylitis do not appear to alter the natural history of the disease. "We’d like to believe we’re actually doing something substantial for our patients in additio.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →