Percutaneous CT-guided lumbar trans-facet pedicle screw fixation in lumbar microinstability syndrome: feasibility of a novel approach
ConclusionTFF seems to be a powerful technique for lumbar spine stabilization in patients with chronic mechanical LBP related to lumbar MI. CT-guided technique is fast, precise, and safe and can be performed in simple analgo-sedation.
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Publication date: Available online 11 July 2020Source: European Review of Applied PsychologyAuthor(s): O. Bopota, A. Loukovitis, V. Barkoukis, H. Tsorbatzoudis
CONCLUSIONS: HFNO provides a hands-free induction of general anaesthesia and yields adequate preoxygenation and peroxygenation, with a significant improvement in the quality of care. PMID: 32643359 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSIONS: Interfascial dexmedetomidine adjuvant to QLB provided better postoperative analgesia in terms of less morphine consumption, better pain scores and longer time to first analgesic request when compared with the IV dexmedetomidine. PMID: 32643358 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
LUNG cancer symptoms include difficulty breathing, headaches, and persistent chest pain. But you could also be at risk of a tumour if you notice a subtle change to your voice. This is the warning sign of lung cancer you should be looking out for when you speak.
Authors: Rodríguez L, Osuna C, Pijoan JI, Cobos P, Centeno MM, Serna R, Jiménez A, Artola I, Melchor I, Martínez-Astorquiza T, Melchor JC, Burgos J Abstract To assess the opinion and the level of satisfaction of patients concerning analgesia during external cephalic version (ECV), we present the results of a survey of 120 women undergoing ECV at term during a randomised controlled trial (July 2012 to February 2013) comparing remifentanil and nitrous oxide. Overall, 110 (91.7%) women said they would repeat the procedure and 111 (92.5%) that they would recommend it to another pregnant woman, with...
Publication date: Available online 3 July 2020Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Mu Huang, Gilbert Moralez, Steven A. Romero, Manall F. Jaffery, Matthew N. Cramer, Jan Karel Petric, Andrew D. Nabasny, Craig G. Crandall
I realise the title of this post is likely to raise a few eyebrows at the very least, and perhaps it will even cause some to say ‘illness, an illusion? I think not!’ in some indignation so I’d ask you to hold off on a reaction while I put the statement into context. A few posts ago I wrote about the first of the things I know to be true, that we are all walking miracles. In that post I shared how I’ve found that taking a little time out of my busy thinking allows me to settle into a space where I know what I need to do in order to be as healthy as I can be. My body is a walking miracle; it stitches,...
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Maxime Volff, David Tonon, Jeremy Bourenne, Pierre Simeone, Lionel Velly
The objectives of this study were to define the role for surgery in the treatment of chronic low back pain (cLBP) and to develop a new classification of cLBP based on the pattern of injury.HypothesisSurgery may benefit patients with cLBP, and a new classification based on the injury pattern may be of interest.MethodA systematic literature review was performed by searching Medline, the Cochrane Library, the French public health database (Banque de Données en Santé Publique), Science Direct, and the National Guideline Clearinghouse. The main search terms were “back pain” OR “lumbar” OR &...