Spine and Peripheral nerve

Spine articles

Factors and concerns of patients that influence the decision for spinal surgery and implications for practice: A review of literature.

Int J Orthop Trauma Nurs. 2017 May;25:11-18. doi: 10.1016/j.ijotn.2016.09.001. Epub 2016 Sep 13. Factors and concerns of patients that influence the decision for spinal surgery and implications for practice: A review of literature. Lam WW1, Loke AY2. Author information Abstract STUDY DESIGN: A literature review…. Read More ›

Prognostic factors in patients with spinal metastasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Spine J. 2017 May;17(5):689-708. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2016.12.003. Epub 2016 Dec 14. Prognostic factors in patients with spinal metastasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Luksanapruksa P1, Buchowski JM2, Hotchkiss W3, Tongsai S4, Wilartratsami S1, Chotivichit A1. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Incidence of symptomatic spinal metastasis has increased owing to improvement in… Read More ›

Decompression surgery for spinal metastases: a systematic review.

Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Aug;41(2):E2. doi: 10.3171/2016.6.FOCUS16166. Decompression surgery for spinal metastases: a systematic review. Bakar D1, Tanenbaum JE2,3,4, Phan K5,6, Alentado VJ2,3, Steinmetz MP2,7, Benzel EC2,7, Mroz TE2,7,8. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to systematically review the literature on reported outcomes following… Read More ›