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  • lumbar
  • She had a mild right lower thoracic scoliosis with the apex at T11/T12 and her lumbar spinal lordosis was flattened. (scielo.org.za)
  • Most common causes include iatrogenic lumbar punctures, burst fractures resulting in posterior migration of fragments of the vertebral body, severe disc herniations, spinal anaesthesia involving trauma from catheters and high local anaesthetic concentrations around the cauda equina, penetrating trauma such as knife wounds or ballistic trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • CES can be caused by lumbar spinal stenosis, which is when the diameter of the spinal canal narrows. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Characteristics of patients with spinal tuberculosis: seven-year experience of a teaching hospital in Southwest China. (biomedsearch.com)
  • CONCLUSION: The annual incidence of spinal tuberculosis remained unchanged throughout the study period and most of the patients did not pay much attention to the disease and received timely treatment. (biomedsearch.com)
  • These studies have served as the theoretical basis for a pilot trial, and then, a well done prospective randomized trial that demonstrated that systemic treatment with antibiotics may yield lasting improvements in a subset of patients with axial back pain. (stanford.edu)
  • Co-investigator research project entitled "To evaluate the response of Radio-synovectomy in patients with inflammatory knee joint conditions refractory to conventional treatment modalities" funded by A.I.I.M.S. (handsurgeryclinic.com)
  • The clinician should also maintain a high degree of suspicion in immunocompromised patients, especially HIV infections, and should also be wary of patients with a history of tuberculosis, or those who have come in contact with tuberculosis patients.Unfortunately, in our country, many patients are diagnosed late and present with complications that may require surgical intervention. (jcorth.com)
  • Moreover, it was the common practice of the profession to not warn patients of the risk of treatment (when it is small) unless they are asked. (wikipedia.org)
  • isoniazid
  • The standard "short" course treatment for TB is isoniazid (along with pyridoxal phosphate to obviate peripheral neuropathy caused by isoniazid), rifampicin (also known as rifampin in the United States), pyrazinamide, and ethambutol for two months, then isoniazid and rifampicin alone for a further four months. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the organism is known to be fully sensitive, then treatment is with isoniazid, rifampicin, and pyrazinamide for two months, followed by isoniazid and rifampicin for four months. (wikipedia.org)
  • The treatment of TB meningitis is isoniazid, rifampicin, pyrazinamide and ethambutol for two months, followed by isoniazid and rifampicin alone for a further ten months. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnose
  • With computed tomography (CT) scanning and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), it is now possible to diagnose spinal tuberculosis at an early stage, differentiate it from other diseases, and objectively monitor the progress. (bmj.com)
  • Neck Pain
  • Sign Up for FREE to spineadvisor, SpineUniverse's monthly eNewsletter and receive back and neck pain news, treatment updates, and lifestyle tips on managing your pain. (spineuniverse.com)
  • injuries
  • At any given time, the staff at Craig treats approximately 55 inpatients with spinal cord injuries, 30 with traumatic brain injuries, and 50-60 outpatients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 1970s saw an increase in spinal cord injuries resulting from traffic and recreational activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Centre
  • The Blusson Spinal Cord Centre, the world's largest, most advanced and most comprehensive facility devoted to spinal cord injury research and patient care was opened in November 2008. (wikipedia.org)
  • Marpole Infirmary building was condemned and Haney facility became a treatment centre for people with alcohol addiction. (wikipedia.org)
  • instrumentation
  • Dr. Cheng's research interests lie in the biologic enhancement of spinal fusions, molecular techniques of intervertebral disc regeneration, and techniques of spinal instrumentation. (stanford.edu)
  • nerves
  • After the conus medullaris, the canal contains a mass of nerves (the cauda equina or "horse-tail") that branches off the lower end of the spinal cord and contains the nerve roots from L1-5 and S1-5. (wikipedia.org)
  • adjacent
  • Neponsit Beach Hospital, also known as Neponsit Beach Hospital for Children, Neponsit Hospital, Neponsit Children's Hospital, and various other names, is a former municipal tuberculosis sanatorium located adjacent to Jacob Riis Park and the Neponsit community on the western end of the Rockaway peninsula in Queens, New York City. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • Compared with other diseases caused by a single infectious agent, tuberculosis is the second biggest killer, globally. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Although biological activity in a model organism does not ensure an effect in humans, many drugs, treatments and cures for human diseases are developed in part with the guidance of animal models. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ward would report any supposed genetic or contagious diseases to the central healthcare office in Vienna, which would determine if 'treatment' were necessary. (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • Inability to walk, with this unusual sensory examination completes a triad of signs and usually represents spinal tuberculosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The species chosen will usually meet a determined taxonomic equivalency to humans, so as to react to disease or its treatment in a way that resembles human physiology as needed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment usually includes antibiotics, and reducing the mobility of the affected region, either with a back brace or a plaster cast. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1955
  • Originally oriented towards the treatment of children, the hospital treated military veterans during and after World War II, but closed in 1955 due to a declining need for tuberculosis hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1999
  • Columbine High School massacre victims - Four of the students injured in the 1999 attack received treatment at Craig. (wikipedia.org)
  • trauma
  • Compression, trauma or other damage to this region of the spinal canal can result in cauda equina syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • rehabilitation
  • 104.9782 Craig Hospital is a Rehabilitation Hospital in Englewood, Colorado specializing in Spinal cord injury (SCI) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) rehabilitation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Craig Hospital is designated by the National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR) as a Model System Center for both spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Craig Hospital Research Department currently has a staff of 23 with an annual budget of $4 million in federal, state, foundation, and industry-sponsored grants devoted to conducting a wide variety of applied spinal cord injury (SCI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation research. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Research Department was established in 1974 when Craig Hospital was first awarded a Spinal Cord Injury Model System grant from the US Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). (wikipedia.org)