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  • Lumbar Discography

    CT scanning was thought to be a useful adjunct to lumbar discography in patients with prior negative evaluations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most discs required high pressures of injection to be painful but even so, were only mildly painful.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Images obtained with live fluoroscopy demonstrated a vascular flow pattern, confirmed with lateral and anterior-posterior views.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] or thoracic 72285 Discography, cervical or thoracic, radiological supervision and interpretation Other HCPCS codes related to the CPB : Q9951, Q9958 - Q9967 High and low osmolar[aetna.com] You will lie on your back for cervical discography, or on your stomach for thoracic and lumbar discography. Your skin will then be cleansed with an antiseptic solution.[spineuniverse.com] Lumbar Medial Branch Block The lower spine is lined with small joints called facet joints.[dvpainandspine.com] Additionally, a systematic literature review was performed using strict criteria: 1).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Utah Spine Care uses fluoroscopy (live x-ray guidance) for all Discography Procedures The patient will lie on a procedure bed on his or her stomach The physician will place[utahspinecare.com] […] provocative discography Lumbar provocative discography showing a degenerated disc, L5-S1 with normal disc L4-L5 Other codes CPT 62290 (lumbar/sacral) CPT 62291 (Cervical/Thoracic[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Synovial Cyst

    The decision was made to proceed with percutaneous rupture using a 2-needle technique.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MRI showed a 1.1-cm extradural cystic lesion with a low signal on T1 and high signal on T2-weighted images lying in the spinal canal at the L4 vertebral body level.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The study group comprised 71 patients (44 women, mean age: 65   17 years) who underwent CT- or fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous LFSC rupture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cysts were identified with the use of a low osmolar non-ionic contrast agent via facet joint injection or through direct injection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: To present the natural history of a developing thoracic synovial cyst and to highlight this unusual case.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Facet arthrography under CT guidance revealed peripheral infiltration of the contrast medium only in the intraspinal lesion at early stages; subsequently, the contrast medium[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The Author(s) 2016. KEYWORDS: iGuide; interventional neuroradiology; needle navigation; synovial cyst[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CT facet arthrography revealed continuity of the extradural lesion with the right C3-C4 facet joint and infiltration of contrast medium into the lesion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Magnetic resonance imaging showed a 1.1-cm extradural cystic lesion with a low signal on T1-weighted images and high signal on T2-weighted images lying in the spinal canal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Spinal Trauma

    We use cookies to analyze the views of our website and to personalize advertising. By using our website, you agree to such tracking and usage. OK More information[brainlab.com] […] shallow water, or climbing high ladders.[mountsinai.org] An X-ray must be used to verify that the tip is in the right place when fluoroscopy was not used during the insertion.[en.wikipedia.org] Fracture-dislocations of the thoracic and lumbar spine are caused by very high-energy trauma.[orthoinfo.aaos.org] […] adequately assessed with CT for surgical decision making by spine surgeons [ 1 ], due to its increased availability in the emergency settings and its inherently superior contrast[bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com] Rajasekaran S, Kanna RM, Shetty AP. Diffusion tensor imaging of the spinal cord and its clinical applications. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012;94:1024-31.[msjonline.org] […] best seen on T2W images because of adjacent bright cerebrospinal fluid of the spinal canal. 3 The PLC, which includes the interspinous ligaments, ligamentum flavum, and facet[appliedradiology.com] Both static radiography and dynamic fluoroscopy have been used; study findings have been reported movement as absolute distances, relative distances (typically a percentage[anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org] J Bone Joint Surg 71A:664-668, 1989. 23. Powers B, Miller MD, Kramer RS, Martinez S, Gehweiller Jr JA: Traumatic anterior atlanto-occipital dislocation.[journals.lww.com]

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  • Osteoporosis

    However, recently, the usefulness of calcium supplementation (alone or with concomitant vitamin D) has been questioned, since some studies reported only weak efficacy of these[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If your calcium is high, you can NOT take calcium pills!!![parathyroid.com] Like during vertebroplasty, the procedure is monitored directly under fluoroscopy.[doi.org] The severely deformed thoracic and lumbar vertebrae were from mature and elderly individuals.[doi.org] By contrast, assessment by quantitative ultrasonography at the heel was more accurate than OST in discriminating between women with high and low BMD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Since rheumatoid arthritis is at the same time an inflammatory and joint destructive disorder, the combined inhibition of both cathepsins S and K should be beneficial.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rather, it is a multi-faceted disease driven by a barrage of interrelated factors, and must be addressed as such for optimal prevention and treatment (Clarke 2010).[lifeextension.com] By contrast, no mutation was found in the analyzed regions of the OI responsive genes in another two patients (mother and daughter).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] No characteristic ocular, dental, or joint abnormalities are defined.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Facet Joint Syndrome

    Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of facet joints zygapophyseal nerves conventionally used for pain treatment fails in approximately 21% of patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Our results characterize a profile for patients at high risk for the development of clinically evident pFJS. Copyright 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: To review the literature and assess the comparative effectiveness of ultrasound-guided (USG) versus computed tomography (CT)-/fluoroscopy-guided lumbar facet joint[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the rigidity of the thoracic spine.[spinemd.com] With this procedure, a contrast dye is used to confirm excatly where the medications will go. The injection slowly releases the medications.[necksolutions.com] To determine which facet joint(s) is the cause of the pain, medication is injected into the involved facet joints.[bonati.com] High School.[utahorthopediccenters.com] In contrast to the slipped disc, the pain cannot be allocated to a specific nerve root or an associated dermatome.[joimax.com] The use of CT guidance guarantees an exact needle-tip position control and documentation for repeated procedures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Cerebral Angiography

    For permission to use (where not already granted under a licence) please go to .[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] High-risk patients were identified as those with pre-procedural estimated glomerular filtration rate RESULTS: One hundred eighty-five high-risk patients undergoing conventional[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: Replacing femoral arterial access evaluations by DSA with fluoroscopy, utilizing lower pulse rates during fluoroscopy and roadmap guidance, and choosing variable[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the use of gadodiamide, a low-osmolar nonionic gadolinium chelate, for selective angiography in a patient with known sensitivity to iodinated contrast medium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In 18 patients thoracic CT scans were performed in the same session.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] DSA using Gadolinium was useful in a patient with an anaphylactic reaction to iodinated contrast media.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Facet syndrome is a syndrome in which the facet joints cause back and/or neck pain. Facet syndrome can progress to spinal osteoarthritis, which is known as spondylosis.[texasradiology.com] Differences in procedure duration, amounts of contrast medium and heparinized saline used, heparin dose, blood loss, fluoroscopy time, radiation dose, and occurrence of new[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This article may be useful to neuroradiologists who encounter difficulty with other arterial access sites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Spondylolisthesis

    The subject was recommended for a radiograph using a lateral recumbent view, which demonstrated a grade II spondylolisthesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 14-year-old boy presented with symptomatic high-grade dysplastic type spondylolisthesis, with a presence of spina bifida occulta, not diagnosed by plain radiographs[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) using minimally invasive spine surgery assisted with intraoperative computed tomography image-integrated navigation (MISS-iCT), fluoroscopy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to explore the diagnostic value of sagittal measurement of thoracic inlet parameters for degenerative cervical spondylolisthesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A thoracic computed tomography scan with contrast showed chronic type B aortic dissection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , micromotion at L-5 and S-1, and subsequent low-back pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Degenerative spondylolisthesis; Facet joint orientation; Facet joint tropism; Lumber disc herniation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To the authors' knowledge, the use of the AxiaLif bolt in a modified Bohlman technique has not been described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This report is the first documented successful pedicle subtraction osteotomy in the treatment of high-grade spondylolisthesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Influenza

    The following recommendations focus on the appropriate use of masks as part of a group of influenza control strategies in healthcare settings.[cdc.gov] High-quality studies were considered those that described an appropriate method of randomization, allocation concealment, blinding, and completeness of follow-up.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MD, FCCP is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Chest Physicians , American College of Physicians , American Medical Association , American Thoracic[emedicine.medscape.com] In contrast to measles, smallpox and poliomyelitis, influenza is caused by viruses that undergo continuous antigenic change and that possess an animal reservoir.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Affiliations Joint Influenza Research Centre (SUMC & HKU), Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, Guangdong, 515031, China K. S. Li , Y. Guan , J. Wang , G. J. D.[dx.doi.org] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) , Vaccine , 2011 , vol. 29 (pg. 9171 - 6 ) 40 Hospital-based cluster randomised controlled trial to assess effects of a multi-faceted[doi.org] In contrast, strains of influenza that have adapted to laboratory growth typically produce only spherical virions.[doi.org] The health implications for these new facets of vitamin D activity are diverse, and include a potential role in protection against common cancers and cardiovascular disease[nature.com] People at High Risk for Developing Flu-Related Complications Children younger than 5, but especially children younger than 2 years old Adults 65 years of age and older Pregnant[web.archive.org]

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  • Spinal Fractures

    The protective effect of helmet use in TBI was verified.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nonsurgical treatment has a high rate of complications and is typically pursued only when surgical intervention would carry unacceptably high perioperative risks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In levels with demonstrated posterior or lateral wall deficiency, cement was injected under fluoroscopy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A thoracic or lumbar fracture of the spine is a serious condition.[thespinehealthinstitute.com] By contrast, NMT patients showed an equal gender distribution, were older (mean 58.1 years; 12 to 94), required fewer operations (56.7%), characteristically had fractures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] J Bone Joint Surg Am 1985;67:217. Rizzolo SJ, Vacarro AR, Cotler JM: Cervical spine trauma. Spine 1994;19:2288. Spence KF, Decker S, Sell K.[uscspine.com] […] that of MR imaging and were better than that of conventional radiographs: tearing of the posterior longitudinal ligament, the thoracic spinous process fracture, and the facet[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cement leaks can be a concern, but with real-time monitoring using CT or fluoroscopy, the physician can spot them early and stop the injection.[health.harvard.edu] The mean thoracic global kyphosis remains stable at the last follow-up, in contrast to lumbar lordosis, which increased significantly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Stroke

    RESULTS: We report on two patients who presented with headache and mild hypertension after 4-FA use.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They are frequently related to atrial fibrillation (AF) and have a worse prognosis and high recurrence rates when compared to other causes (e.g. atherosclerosis).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mean time from onset to groin puncture was 363.4 239 min, mean fluoroscopy time was 32.9 25.7 min, and mean procedure time was 100.9 57.8 min.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A randomized trial published after the Cochrane review showed that in patients treated with hydrocortisone, serum sodium level and plasma osmolarity were controlled better[karger.com] Kim, Sang Il Choi, Kay-Hyun Park, Eun Ju Chun and Cheong Lim , Clinical Significance of Intraluminal Atheroma in Patients With Ascending and Arch Aneurysm , The Annals of Thoracic[dx.doi.org] KEYWORDS: Atrial fibrillation; Bleeding risk; Contrast-enhanced cardiac CT; Thromboembolism [Indexed for MEDLINE] Free full text[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Zivin, San Diego, Calif. ( joint chair, planning and conduct stage ), T. Ashwood, Södertälje, Sweden ( sponsor representative ); A. Davalos, Barcelona; S.[content.nejm.org] There is no hypothesis about memory that is unique to stroke, but there are several important facets of memory impairment after stroke: (1) Every node of the limbic system[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Warfarin safety and efficacy in patients with thoracic aortic plaque and atrial fibrillation. Am J Cardiol . 1999 ; 83 :453–455, A459.[doi.org]

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