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The moment version of Neurosurgery Oral Board Review builds at the luck of the bestselling first version in aiding
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  • Expanded creation on what to anticipate on the real
    exam, easy methods to make the most of a while, whilst and the way to reply to the hardest questions,
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  • 45 new illustrated scientific case vignettes provide
    practice in differential analysis, work-up, therapy, and dealing with
    complications; research of every case is integrated on the finish of the booklet
  • A restructured desk of contentsfollows the structure of
    the examination (first hour: backbone, moment hour: cranial, 3rd hour: miscellaneous)
  • The addition of 'Helpful tricks' on the finish of every
    chapter provide the good thing about the authors' vast scientific adventure

Comprehensive but concise, this easy-to-use evaluation is vital in your examination
preparation and for questions that come up in scientific perform. it's also an
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A TL ANTOA XIAL D ISLOCATION A. Anterior dislocation 1. Cause—transverse ligament injury or dens fracture 2. indd 26 4/29/11 11:09 AM SPINE TR AUMA a. , Brook’s, Gallie, or Sonntag) or transarticular screws (see Chapter 1) b. Brooks technique—sublaminar wires under both C1 and 2 with two cubes of bone between the laminas c. Gallie technique—H-shaped bone graft over C1 and 2 held by a wire sublaminar at C1 and around the spinous process of C2 d. Dickman and Sonntag technique—similar to Gallie technique with the wire sublaminar under C1 only, but the bone graft is U-shaped and lodged between the laminas of C1 and 2 as well as around the spinous process of C2 e.

Neurosurgery Oral Board Review. 1st ed. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers; 2003: 138, Fig. ) H. Pathological fractures 1. If mechanism not severe enough to explain the bony destruction, consider a tumor, infection, or osteoporosis 2. Evaluation—MRI, inflammatory markers (ESR, CRP, WBC, cultures), bone scan, and CXR XXIII. O STEOPOROSIS A. Evaluation—bone mineral density and DXA (dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry) scan of proximal femur and lumbosacral spine 1. Rule out hyperthyroidism, increased parathyroid hormone (PTH), steroids, and tumor B.

Past medical history is significant for bladder cancer, degenerative disk disease, painful large nodules on finger joints, and diabetes mellitus. Exam was normal (Fig. 12). Fig. 12 Case 5 A 19-year-old presents in the emergency department after an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) rollover accident. Past medical history is significant for alcohol abuse. Exam was normal but for low back pain (Fig. 13). Fig. indd 40 4/29/11 11:09 AM SPINE TR AUMA 41 Case 6 A 65-year-old man with new-onset back pain after a fall from a 20-foot ladder where he landed on his feet (short T1-inversion recovery magnetic resonance image [STIR MRI] shown).

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