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Research & Reviews  216 results

Adjunctive Topical Tranexamic Acid for Blood Salvage Does Not Reduce Postoperative Bloo...
Spine Maethungkul R, Atthakomol P et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2021 - Randomized controlled trial. To evaluate the efficacy of adjunctive topical tranexamic acid (tTXA) in reducing postoperative blood loss and packed red cell (PRC) transfusion in patients who underwent palliative decompressive spinal metastasis surg...

Impact of race on nonroutine discharge, length of stay, and postoperative complications...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine; Hung B, Pennington Z et. al.

Nov 6th, 2021 - Previous studies have suggested the possibility of racial disparities in surgical outcomes for patients undergoing spine surgery, although this has not been thoroughly investigated in those with spinal metastases. Given the increasing prevalence o...

Bone pain from spinal metastases: Iodine-125 brachytherapy.
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care; Shao H, Teng L et. al.

Nov 5th, 2021 - This study evaluated the analgesic efficacy and safety of CT-guided iodine-125 (125I) brachytherapy in patients with spinal metastasis-induced pain who were not suitable to receive radiotherapy. A cohort of 68 patients with spinal metastasis induc...

Role of radiofrequency ablation and cement injection for pain control in patients with ...
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders; Yildizhan S, Boyaci MG et. al.

Oct 31st, 2021 - The study aimed to investigate the effects and reliability of simultaneous vertebroplasty and radiofrequency ablation or radiofrequency ablation applied alone for pain control in patients with painful spine metastasis, and to investigate the effec...

Cervical Spine Reconstruction with Chest Tube Technique After Metastasis Resection: A S...
World Neurosurgery; Wang Z, Yuh SJ et. al.

Sep 29th, 2021 - The silastic tube technique, in which a chest tube is placed into the vertebral body defect and impregnated with polymethyl methacrylate, showed good results in patients with lumbar and thoracic neoplastic diseases. There has been only 1 study abo...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Verification of Novel Survival Prediction Algorithm for Patients With NSCLC Spinal Metastasis

Oct 8th, 2020 - Investigators have performed a retrospective study on 176 patients with NSCLC spinal metastasis under the oversight of hospital's ethics committee, and investigators found that the use of EGFR-TKI, KPS, Age, SCC, CA125 and smoking history had sign...

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News  7 results

From Cancer to COVID: Is There a Fix for Willful Medical Ignorance?

Aug 23rd, 2021 - The patient saw me for a second opinion after developing metastatic disease, but he'd initially been diagnosed with locally advanced non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). His oncologist had appropriately proposed treatment with concurrent chemoradia...

My Strangest Case: A Man With Worsening Pain in Both Arms

Jul 22nd, 2020 - Surgical resection is generally favored because it usually results in the greatest improvement from presenting symptoms.[5,6] In particular, one case series of intradural spinal metastases from RCC found that patients presenting with motor or pain...

Case Report: Conus Medullaris Syndrome From Spinal Metastasis
Joshua Batt, DO, Benjamin Stone, DO

Jan 1st, 2015 - Case A 46-year-old white woman with sudden onset of numbness in her lower extremities and inability to ambulate was transported to the ED via emergency medical services. At the onset of symptoms, the patient reported a feeling of “heaviness” in he.

Newer management options in patients with spinal metastasis
Robert F. McLain, MD, Gordon R. Bell, MD

ABSTRACT For some patients with spinal metastasis and spinal cord compression, newer surgical techniques are better than laminectomy or radiotherapy alone in relieving pain and restoring function. While radiotherapy remains the standard for spinal.

Spine Metastasis in Elderly

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Study Design: Multicentric prospective study. Objective: Through this study, we aimed to clarify and update the prognostic assessment of elderly with spine metastasis (SpM). Summary of Background Data: The incide...

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