I accidentally came across this YouTube video the other day, researching the history of scoliosis surgery. This is a talk given by the famous Dr. Robert Winter. It is a rare video of Dr Winter speaking as he shares his experience of learning scoliosis surgery over several decades. The IMAGINE lecture series was started in … Continue reading “Robert Winter – Imagine Lecture”
Do the right thing! – By Edward Benzel Amazing podcast from AANS. Dr Edward Benzel talks about ethics and morality in neurosurgery, specifically the issue of spinal fusions for low back pain. Highly recommended! All young trainees should listen and emulate! Video presentation by Dr Edward Benzel on the same topic.
Sharing the booklet on anterior approaches to the spine created for the Live Procine and Cadaveric Workshop conducted on 16th Feb 2020 as a part of Asia Pacific Spine Society’s live surgery course held in Mumbai. The images in the document are taken from various textbooks and articles and I do not own copyright on … Continue reading “Anterior approaches to the spine – Booklet”
Step 1: Identify and mark the end vertebrae Step 2: Open Measure App on Iphone. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/measure/id1383426740 Step 3: There are two options on the bottom screen. “Measure” and “Level”. Choose “Level”. This brings up the inclinometer. Step 4: Place the iPhone’s edge along the line drawn on the lower end vertebra. Step 5: Touch the … Continue reading “How to measure Cobb angle on Xray Films using your iPhone”
I gave this talk at the POSICON 2019 in Mumbai as a part of the instructional course on Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. I discuss the Lenke classification and how it helps decide fusion levels. The video also includes the concept of last touched vertebra and how it helps to decide the LIV.
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