Dr Umer Butt Orthopaedic Surgeon
DR IMRAN RAFIQ, MBBS, MRCS, MSC(UK), MCH (UK) , FRCS T&O (UK)
SPINAL CONSULTANT ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON FORM LONDON VISITING LAHORE
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Determinants of perioperative transfusion risk in patients with adult spinal deformity | Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Publish Before Print
To determine predictors of perioperative allogeneic packed red blood cell (pRBC) transfusion requirement (total units transfused) in patients with adult spinal deformity (ASD).
Prognostic factors for progression in atypical meningioma | Journal of Neurosurgery, Publish Before Print
The optimal adjuvant management for atypical meningiomas remains controversial. The aim of this study was to review long-term outcomes to identify potential prognostic factors for disease progression.
Damage capitation in the modern liability climate: a primer for neurosurgeons and systematic review of the literature | Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Publish Before Print
Neurosurgery, and particularly spine surgery, is among the most highly litigated medical specialties in the US, rendering the current malpractice climate of primary importance to spine surgeons nationwide. One of the primary methods of tort reform in the civil justice system is malpractice damage ca...
Early experience of placing image-guided minimally invasive pedicle screws without K-wires or bone-anchored trackers | Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Publish Before Print
Image guidance for spine surgery has been reported to improve the accuracy of pedicle screw placement and reduce revision rates and radiation exposure. Current navigation and robot-assisted techniques for percutaneous screws rely on bone-anchored trackers and Kirchner wires (K-wires). There is a pau...
Prospective, randomized, multicenter study with 2-year follow-up to compare the performance of decompression with and without interlaminar stabilization | Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Publish Before Print
Surgical decompression is extremely effective in relieving pain and symptoms due to lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). Decompression with interlaminar stabilization (D+ILS) is as effective as decompression with posterolateral fusion for stenosis, as shown in a major US FDA pivotal trial. This study repor...
Spine Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy: Indications, Outcomes, and Points of CautionGlobal Spine Journal - Chia-Lin Tseng, Wietse Eppinga, Raphaele Charest-Morin, Hany Soliman, Sten Myrehaug, Pejman Jabehdar Maralani, Mikki Campbell, Young K. Lee,...
Study Design: A broad narrative review. Objectives: The objective of this article is to provide a technical review of spine stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT...
Spinal Compression Fracture ManagementGlobal Spine Journal - Ivo K. Genev, Matthew K. Tobin, Saher P. Zaidi, Sajeel R. Khan, Farid M. L. Amirouche, Ankit I. Mehta, 2017
Study Design Narrative review. Objective Despite the numerous treatment options for vertebral compression fractures, a consensus opinion for the management of p...
Is Stand-Alone Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion a Safe and Efficacious Treatment for Isthmic Spondylolisthesis of L5-S1?Global Spine Journal - Luke L. Viglione, Uphar Chamoli, Ashish D. Diwan, 2017
Study Design: A systematic review. Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of stand-alone anterior lumbar interbody fusi...
A new study shows a relationship between severity of gum disease and increasing future stroke risk: http://ms.spr.ly/6181rLX2l
Peptide-enhanced bone graft outperforms autograft – Spinal News International
A prospective, multicentre trial has found that a peptide-enhanced bone graft (I-factor, Cerapedics) is non-inferior to local autograft bone.
Precipitating events associated with successful radiofrequency ablation of lumbar facet joint pain - Spinal News International
New research has identified that inciting events may be associated with a positive outcome for patients diagnosed with lumbar facet joint pain. Charles Odonkor (Associate Faculty, International Rehabilitation Forum, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA) presented the findings at the 16th Annual....
Gamma Knife radiosurgery of saccular aneurysms in a rabbit model | Journal of Neurosurgery, Publish Before Print
Intracranial aneurysms are vascular abnormalities associated with neurological morbidity and mortality due to risk of rupture. In addition, many aneurysm treatments have associated risk profiles that can preclude the prophylactic treatment of asymptomatic lesions. Gamma Knife radiosurgery (GKRS) is�...
Brain Surgery in 3-D: Coming Soon to the Operating Theater
New “videomicroscopes” offer astounding images, helping surgeons perform and collaborate on delicate brain and spine operations.
A study examining the use of tumor-treating fields has been added to our Glioblastoma Multiforme reference http://ms.spr.ly/6188rLD5e
Prospective, randomized multicenter study of cervical arthroplasty versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: 5-year results with a metal-on-metal artificial disc | Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Publish Before Print
Seven cervical total disc replacement (TDR) devices have received FDA approval since 2006. These devices represent a heterogeneous assortment of implants made from various biomaterials with different biomechanical properties. The majority of these devices are composed of metallic endplates with a po...
The relationship between repeat resection and overall survival in patients with glioblastoma: a time-dependent analysis | Journal of Neurosurgery, Publish Before Print
Previous studies assessed the relationship between repeat resection and overall survival (OS) in patients with glioblastoma, but ignoring the timing of repeat resection may have led to biased conclusions. Statistical methods that take time into account are well established and applied consistently i...
Migraine surgery produces 'dramatic improvements' in functioning, study finds
In addition to reducing headache frequency and severity, surgical treatment for migraine leads to significant improvements in everyday functioning and coping ability, according to a new study.
Spineline - September/October 2017 - 22
Current Concepts Value in Spine Care Matthew J. Smith, MD, EMHL Chair, NASS Value Committee University Orthopedics East Greenwich, RI Introduction "My heart and my best intentions still tell me that’s true, but the facts and evidence tell me it is not." -Ronald Reagan, 1986 The following is a disc...
First clinical cases performed using Philips’ augmented-reality surgical navigation system - Spinal News International
Philips’ new augmented reality system has been used in clinical practice for the first time at the Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Sweden. “This new technology allows us to use augmented reality in combination with 3D imaging for intraoperative surgical planning and navigation of our devi...
Concorde Clear discectomy device launched in Europe – Spinal News International
Designed to “simplify discectomy in minimally invasive spinal surgery,” DePuy Synthes’ Concorde Clear has been released in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Outcomes following cerebrospinal fluid shunting in high-grade glioma patients | Journal of Neurosurgery, Publish Before Print
The clinical course of high-grade central nervous system gliomas is occasionally complicated by hydrocephalus. The risks of shunt placement and clinical outcome following CSF diversion in this population are not well defined.
Repair of giant postlaminectomy pseudomeningocele with fast-resorbing polymer mesh: technical report of 2 cases | Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Publish Before Print
Pseudomeningocele is a rare but well-known complication of lumbar spine surgery, which arises in 0.068%–0.1% of individuals in large series of patients undergoing laminectomy and in up to 2% of patients with postlaminectomy symptoms. In symptomatic pseudomeningoceles, surgical reexploration and re...