Clinical Guidelines

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis

Degenerative lumbar Spondylolisthesis is an acquired anterior displacement of one vertebra over the subjacent vertebra.

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SIGN, MARK & X-RAY Prevention of Wrong-Site Spinal Surgery

Wrong-site surgery occurs when the wrong anatomical site is operated on.

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Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA): Screening Options

There are variations in strategies for screening methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in pre-operative patients across U.S

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis describes a condition in which there is diminished space available for the neural and vascular elements in the lumbar spine.

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar Disc Herniation with Radiculopathy

Lumbar disc herniation is a localized displacement of disc material beyond the normal margins of the intervertebral disc space1 resulting in pain.

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy from Degenerative Disorders

Cervical radiculopathy from degenerative disorders can be de ned as pain in a radicular pattern in one or both upper extremities.

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Appropriate Use Criteria for Cervical Fusion

This document reviews appropriateness of fusion for the treatment of various degenerative cervical conditions.

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Antithrombotic Therapies in Spine Surgery

The NASS Clinical Guideline on Antithrombotic Therapies in Spine Surgery discusses the incidence of DVT/PE in the population of patients undergoing spinal surgery

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Isthmic spondylolisthesis is the anterior translation of one lumbar vertebra relative to the next caudal segment as a result of an abnormality in the pars interarticularis.

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