Check out this webinar on spondylolysis recently posted on the POSNA website. It covers diagnosis, treatment and return to sport. High quality! Worth watching! Thank you POSNA!
Sharing my slides with presenter’s notes on spinal examination for residents Click the link below to download the slides. https://spine101.files.wordpress.com/2020/03/2020-spine-examination-kem-pg-foundation-course-pgy1.pdf
This is a surgical technique video of anterior thoracotomy approach for spinal tuberculosis. This approach was popularised by Arthur Hodgson from Hong Kong in the 1970s. As spinal tuberculosis mostly affects the anterior column, this approach provides an excellent visualisation of the pathology and allows for a direct visual on the anterior epidural abscess. This […]
This is a good video that decribes the three techniques for gloving. As surgeons we generally rely on the scrub nurse/tech to help us glove. But sometimes you will have to do it on your own. I have found this video useful to learn the closed gloving technique. If the nurses at your hosptial do […]
Here is a good review article from the “yellow journal” on metastasis to the spine! Rose, P., Buchowski, J. (2011). Metastatic Disease in the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon 19(1), 37-48. https://dx.doi.org/10.5435/00124635-201101000-00005 Download PDF from the rochester.edu website As a complement to this article, I found a good video lecture on this […]
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Hi, Sharing a draft of a chapter that we wrote for a surgical atlas which never saw the light of day. If you do it differently, or have any comments, please share in the comment box below. Warning – this blog post has 50 odd images and will take a while to load. Here goes […]