News tagged with spinal surgery

Surgery consultation common after MRI of the spine

(HealthDay)—Almost half of patients whose primary care physicians recommend a lumbosacral or cervical spine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan go on to receive a surgical consultation, but few end up ...

Jan 02, 2013
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Omega-3 supplements don't increase surgical blood loss

(HealthDay)—Omega-3 fatty acid (n-3FA) supplements do not correlate with higher perioperative blood loss during spinal fusion procedures, according to a study published in the December issue of the European Sp ...

Dec 16, 2012
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Spinal fusion surgery not associated with stroke

(HealthDay)—Undergoing spinal fusion surgery does not affect the risk of stroke within the three years after surgery, according to a study published in the December issue of the European Spine Journal.

Dec 10, 2012
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