Severity and Outcomes of Neurologic Deficits Associated with Pyogenic Spondylodiscitis: A Systematic Review
Naveed Nabizadeh, MD, Charles H Crawford III, MD, Steven D Glassman, MD, John R Dimar, MD and Leah Y Carreon, MD
Article Type: Systematic Review | First Published: September 06, 2021
Patients with advanced pyogenic spondylodiscitis can present with neurologic deficits, however, the prevalence, severity, and outcome of the neurologic deficits are not well known. A systematic review was performed to improve knowledge of this commonly encountered clinical scenario. A comprehensive search of databases including PubMed, Science Direct and Google Scholar from 2000- 2020 was performed. From 1478 articles, 75 were screened and 40 included. As the most commonly used classification fo...
The Role of Needle Fenestration with Platelet-Rich Plasma in Chronic Tennis Elbow with Indication of Partial Extensor Tendon Tear
Tracey L Hunter, Spencer W Sullivan, Struan H Coleman, Eric Brand, James J Kinderknecht and Vijay B Vad
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 24, 2021
Lateral epicondylitis (LE) is one of the most common elbow conditions in adults. Symptoms of chronic LE can cause severe discomfort and/or physical disability that is economically burdening to patients and health care costs. The purpose of this study is to assess treatment outcomes of pain and function for refractory extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) tendinosis after tendon fenestration with and without platelet-rich plasma (PRP). A specialized orthopaedic hospital conducted a retrospective ...