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Morality in Neurosurgery – Edward Benzel

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.

How to measure Cobb angle on Xray Films using your iPhone

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”

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.

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