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Research & Reviews  143 results

Spinal Infections.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nic.2022.07.015
Neuroimaging Clinics of North America; Yokota H, Tali ET

Nov 21st, 2022 - Spinal cord infections can present with a wide variety of imaging findings, depending on the pathogen and the host's immune status. Infectious myelitis can have a characteristic distribution of lesions within the spinal cord, which refine the diff...

Modified unilateral biportal endoscopic lumbar discectomy results in improved clinical ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2022.10.109
World Neurosurgery; Wang JC, Li ZZ et. al.

Nov 6th, 2022 - To evaluate and describe the clinical efficacy and safety of a modified unilateral biportal endoscopic lumbar discectomy. From February 2019 to February 2020, patients who met the inclusion criteria were treated using a modified unilateral biporta...

The leptomeninges as a critical organ for normal CNS development and function: First pa...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9524710
PloS One; Palackdkharry CS, Wottrich S et. al.

Oct 1st, 2022 - This patient and public-involved systematic review originally focused on arachnoiditis, a supposedly rare "iatrogenic chronic meningitis" causing permanent neurologic damage and intractable pain. We sought to prove disease existence, causation, sy...

Evaluation of neurotrophic factor secreting mesenchymal stem cells in progressive multi...
https://doi.org/10.1177/13524585221122156
Multiple Sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England); Cohen JA, Lublin FD et. al.

Sep 17th, 2022 - Autologous mesenchymal stem cell neurotrophic factor-secreting cells (NurOwn®) have the potential to modify underlying disease mechanisms in progressive multiple sclerosis (PMS). This open-label phase II study was conducted to evaluate safety/effi...

Effect of General and Non-general Anesthesia on Perioperative Depression or Anxiety
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05315648

Sep 15th, 2022 - The incidence of perioperative anxiety has been reported to range from 11% to 80% among adult patients. Perioperative depression and/or anxiety may increase the risk of poor postoperative outcomes including increased morbidity and mortality , incr...

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Drugs  2 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  10 results

Effect of General and Non-general Anesthesia on Perioperative Depression or Anxiety
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05315648

Sep 15th, 2022 - The incidence of perioperative anxiety has been reported to range from 11% to 80% among adult patients. Perioperative depression and/or anxiety may increase the risk of poor postoperative outcomes including increased morbidity and mortality , incr...

Observational Study on 2-chloroprocaine Hydrochloride 1%
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02067806

Jun 29th, 2021 - Primary endpoint :Incidence of neurological complications (Transient and Permanent complications; e.g. transient neurological symptoms, arachnoiditis, cauda equina syndrome).Two follow-up questionnaires are foreseen, at 24 h and 7 days after time ...

Parenchymal and Extraparenchymal Neurocysticercosis-A Registry Based Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04706819

Jan 13th, 2021 - Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is the commonest parasitic infection of the central nervous system. It can affect the brain, meninges, eyes as well as other parts of the body. Disseminated cysticercosis involves brain and one other organ such as muscles,...

Cyclophosphamide in the Treatment of Refractory Proliferative Arachnoiditis in CNS Tuberculosis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04620772

Dec 30th, 2020 - Tubercular arachnoiditis occurring as a late complication of TBM is due to immune mediated reactions and is usually treated with high doses of corticosteroids. In the investigators' experience patients have received corticosteroids upto a duration...

The Effect of Intradermal Local Anesthetic Injection in FBSS (Failed Back Surgery Syndrome)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04268602

Jul 30th, 2020 - The prevalence of low back pain is around 60% - 80% and its the 5th most common disease to seek medical help. 80% of patients who have an acute onset of low back pain whether treated or not relieved on symptoms, while unfortunately 10% of patients...

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News  13 results

Negligent use of steroids
https://www.mdedge.com/node/213956/path_term/51944/page/0/2?channel=83

Dec 10th, 2019 - The patient developed neurologic symptoms, and lumbar puncture yielded green pus caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. He went on to develop arachnoiditis, which left him with impotence, incontinence, and excruciating pain.

Intractable Pain Linked to Low Cortisol
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/869649

Oct 3rd, 2016 - SAN ANTONIO — Patients with severe chronic pain, including those with arachnoiditis, have low serum cortisol levels, a new study has shown. Before prescribing opioids to such patients, clinicians should check cortisol levels, and if these levels a...

Intractable Pain Linked to Low Cortisol
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/869649

Oct 3rd, 2016 - SAN ANTONIO — Patients with severe chronic pain, including those with arachnoiditis, have low serum cortisol levels, a new study has shown. Before prescribing opioids to such patients, clinicians should check cortisol levels, and if these levels a...

FDA Advisers Tackle Epidural Steroid Shots
https://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/backpain/48797

Nov 24th, 2014 - An FDA advisory committee is meeting Monday and Tuesday to discuss adverse neurologic effects following the use of epidural steroid injections for pain management. Finding little relief for back and neck pain from analgesics or surgery, patients h...

MRI May Spot Meningitis from Tainted Steroids
https://www.medpagetoday.com/radiology/diagnosticradiology/39942

Jun 18th, 2013 - Action Points A screening MRI may provide early warning of spinal or paraspinal meningitis in patients who receive contaminated steroid injections. Note that among patients who underwent screening MRI to look for infection at the site of injection...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →