NEUROSURGERY

Open Carpal Tunnel Release

Jun 15, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Open Carpal Tunnel Release

INDICATIONS • Clinical symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) include numbness and paresthesias or pain in the median nerve distribution of the hand (excluding the palm) and fingers. Weakness, stiffness,…

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Ulnar Nerve Release

Jun 15, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Ulnar Nerve Release

Indications • Progressive clinical symptoms of cubital tunnel syndrome include numbness and paresthesias or pain in the ulnar nerve distribution of the hand, primarily the little finger and ring finger….

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Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy

Jun 15, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy

Indications • Indications for thoracoscopic sympathectomy include palmar hyperhidrosis, axillary hyperhidrosis, craniofacial hyperhidrosis and blushing, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, Raynaud disease, splanchnic pain, vascular insufficiency, angina pectoris, and heart arrhythmias such…

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TranS1 Sacral

Jun 15, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on TranS1 Sacral

Indications • Symptomatic degenerative disk disease affecting L5-S1 or L4-5-S1 • Spondylolisthesis affecting L5-S1 or L4-5-S1 • Stabilization of L4-S1 segments for pathology at L5 (i.e., burst fracture, neoplasm) •…

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Minimally Invasive Thoracic Corpectomy

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Indications • Conditions requiring ventral decompression of the spinal cord with removal of one to two vertebral bodies at any level of the thoracic spine • Extradural tumors • Infection…

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Thoracoscopic Diskectomy

Jun 15, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Thoracoscopic Diskectomy

Indications • Thoracoscopic diskectomy is employed for treatment of herniated disks in the thoracic spine anterior to the spinal cord using a minimally invasive anterior approach. • Patients typically present…

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Lumbar Microdiskectomy

Jun 15, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Lumbar Microdiskectomy

Indications • Appropriate patient selection is an essential element when planning spine surgery to optimize patient outcome. The decision to pursue surgery is based on the history, physical examination, and…

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Minimally Invasive C1-2 Fusion

Jun 15, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Minimally Invasive C1-2 Fusion

Indications • Approximately 50% of the normal rotation of the cervical spine occurs at the atlantoaxial motion segment. Factors that lead to instability at the atlantoaxial junction include traumatic injury…

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