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ALLMedicine™ Epidural Abscess Center

Research & Reviews  368 results

Predictors of reoperation after surgery for spinal epidural abscess.
The Spine Journal : Official Journal of the North America... Kamalapathy PN, Karhade AV et. al.

Jun 24th, 2022 - Spinal epidural abscess is a rare but severe condition with high rates of postoperative adverse events. The objective of the study was to identify independent prognostic factors for reoperation using two datasets: an institutional and national dat...

Extensive Spinal Epidural Abscess Resulting in Complete Paraplegia Treated by Selective...
Orthopaedic Surgery; Xu T, Du Y et. al.

Jun 23rd, 2022 - Spinal epidural abscess (SEA) is an uncommon clinical entity that is often subject to delayed diagnosis and suboptimal treatment. Untreated disease leads to compression of the spinal cord, resulting in devastating complications. A 56-year-old man ...

Bacteroides fragilis Bacteremia Complicated by Spondylodiscitis, Spinal Epidural Absces...
The American Journal of Case Reports; Papaetis GS, Petridis TA et. al.

Jun 17th, 2022 - BACKGROUND Pyogenic spondylitis comprises several clinical entities, including native vertebral osteomyelitis, septic discitis, pyogenic spondylodiscitis, and epidural abscess. The lumbar spine is most often infected, followed by the thoracic and ...

Imaging characteristics and CT sensitivity for pyogenic spinal infections.
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Shroyer S, Boys G et. al.

Jun 12th, 2022 - Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the preferred imaging modality for diagnosing pyogenic spinal infection (PSI), but it is not always available. Our objective was to describe pyogenic spinal infection imaging characteristics in...

Spinal Epidural Abscess

May 31st, 2022 - Background A spinal epidural abscess (see image below) is a loculated purulent collection that may cause spinal cord injury via compression or vascular compromise (thrombophlebitis). If left untreated, an expanding suppurative infection in the spi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  14 results

The Effect of Bilateral Erector Spina Plane Block on Postoperative Pain in Adult Cardiac Surgery.

Apr 19th, 2022 - Failure to adequately prevent pain after heart surgery increases morbidity and results in a high incidence of persistent poststernotomy pain syndrome. The use of special opioid-based analgesia causes adverse effects such as nausea, vomiting, sedat...

Epidural Versus Paravertebral Block Analgesia After Hepatectomy

Apr 14th, 2022 - The best mode of analgesia delivery after hepatectomy is currently unknown. Many institutions routinely use continuous epidural analgesia (CEA) for pain control in hepatectomy patients. However, its safety has been the subject of debate. Paraverte...

Neostigmine and Atropine for the Treatment of Headache After Dural Puncture

Dec 16th, 2021 - Hypothesis: Neostigmine and atropine will reduce the proportion of postpartum women with a PDPH requiring EBP who developed a PDPH after accidental dural puncture with a Tuohy needle. Background: The post dural puncture headache (PDPH) is a well-d...

NGS for Spine Surgery Patients

Aug 19th, 2021 - During revision spinal surgery for aseptic indications, there remains a concern that the failure may have resulted from undetectable subclinical infection. In the common revision indications of hardware loosening and adjacent segment disease it is...

Comparison of Ultrasound-Guided Bilateral Erector Spinae Plane Block Versus Bilateral Rectus Sheath Block in Adults Undergoing Major Abdominal Surgery

Mar 16th, 2021 - Introduction: Regional anesthesia is a key component of opioid-sparing multimodal analgesia after major abdominal surgery as it improves recovery such as return of bowel function and early ambulation. Continuous epidural local anesthetic infusion ...

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News  33 results

Not Another Missed Spinal Epidural Abscess
Loren Gorosh, MD, Stephen Bretz, MD

Jul 11th, 2018 - Delay in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal epidural abscess (SEA) increases the likelihood of permanent disability (eg, residual motor weakness) or even death. 1-5 Studies suggest that the incidence of SEA may be on the rise,6,7 which is especi.

What Urban Docs Need to Know About Rural Docs

Jun 28th, 2018 - About a year ago I heard a prominent emergency physician say, "We're training a generation of urban emergency physicians." And he was spot-on about that. I have written extensively about the fact that it's very difficult to staff rural locations w...

What Urban Docs Need to Know About Rural Docs

Jun 28th, 2018 - About a year ago I heard a prominent emergency physician say, "We're training a generation of urban emergency physicians." And he was spot-on about that. I have written extensively about the fact that it's very difficult to staff rural locations w...

IDWeek 2017 opens in San Diego
Richard Pizzi

Oct 3rd, 2017 - IDWeek 2017 kicks off Oct. 3 at the San Diego Convention Center, with a focus on pandemic preparedness and other challenges facing infectious diseases clinicians and researchers in the 21st century.

A 39-Year-Old Man With Debilitating Back Pain

Apr 27th, 2016 - Discussion This patient had a final diagnosis of an epidural abscess secondary to tuberculous spondylitis (also known as "Pott disease" or "spinal tuberculosis"). The lumbar plain-film radiographs revealed a compression fracture of the T11 vertebr...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →