First Implant of Patient-Specific Rod for Spinal Deformities in U.S.

Osteosynthesis rod designed and manufactured pre-operatively to realign the spine which had been deformed from scoliosis
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The purpose of this article is to highlight the importance of considering sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) as a potential confounder to rehabilitation research interventions in spinal cord injury (SCI). Sleep disordered breathing is highly prevalent in SCI...
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STROKE remains one of the leading causes and death and disability worldwide, yet little can be done to prevent an incident. Changing one's lifestyle habits can, however, curtail the likelihood of an incident. How often you nap could determine your risk of the life-threatening condition.
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Meeting Objective: To identify scientific gaps related to the preventive reproductive health needs of adolescents and young adults with physical, sensory, and intellectual disabilities. The focus is on 1) barriers to and facilitators of appropriate care (including accessing knowledgeable providers, continuity of care, and provision and receipt of preventive counseling and screening services during visits); 2) effective use of existing reproductive health interventions, medications, and devices; and 3) inclusion in relevant and appropriate research. The meeting scope is inclusive of persons of all gender identities. Partici...
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It is essential that public buildings, which have an important place in the whole city and are open to every one's use, designed with the concept of universal design. Universal design; It aims to make standard designs for all groups of people living in a s...
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This study aimed to investigate anatomical changes in the brain following chronic complete traumatic thoracic spinal cord injury (ThSCI) using voxel-based morphometry (VBM). That is, it attempted to examine dynamic physical change following tho...
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ConclusionsApical segmental resection osteotomy with dual axial rotation correction is an effective procedure to treat moderate to severe focal kyphosis, the prevention of serious neurological complications is fundamental to achieve the ideal clinical results.
Source: European Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Due to aging populations and the increased prevalence of disability, experts anticipate that the need for wheelchairs worldwide will surge [1,2]. Consumer demand for wheelchairs that fit the personal needs, physical abilities, and functional requirements of current and expected wheelchair occupants has led to the application of sitting biomechanics and ergonomic design to the development of wheelchair components [3]. Preserving health by preventing secondary medical conditions (e.g., repetitive strain injury, pressure wounds, scoliosis) while improving mobility is a primary consideration of healthcare professionals, rehabi...
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CONCLUSIONS In addition to functioning as a registry, MSSIC is also meant to be a platform for quality improvement with the potential for future initiatives and best practices to be implemented statewide in order to improve quality and lower costs. With its current rate of recruitment and expansion, MSSIC will provide a robust platform as a regional prospective registry. Its unique funding model, which is supported by BCBSM/BCN, will help ensure its longevity and viability, as has been observed in other CQIs that have been active for several years. PMID: 26621421 [PubMed - in process]
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