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Selecting posterior fusion levels in AIS

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.

Evernote for the Spine Surgeon

Sharing a recording of a webinar I did with OrthoTV on Evernote for Orthopaedic Surgeons. I have been using Evernote for over a decade and in this video I show how I use it in my academic workflow.

History behind the discovery of the passive SLR

In a recent teaching course for residents, I was asked to clarify the confusion in the textbooks of different eponymous names related to the root tension signs (passive straight leg raising (SLR) test). Different textbooks use these names interchangeably, for example, a popular book by Bruce Reider mentions the forced dorsiflexion manoeuvre as the Las├ęgue’s … Continue reading “History behind the discovery of the passive SLR”

Gaits examination by Dr Abraham Verghese

An excellent demonstration of different gait patterns by Dr Abraham Verghese, The Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA. Subscribe to Stanford Medicine 25 Youtube channel for more such videos! The different gaits demonstrated in this video are: Hemiplegic gait Also known as circumduction gait Stroke … Continue reading “Gaits examination by Dr Abraham Verghese”

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