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C1-C2 Instability in Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Presented by: H. An MD, T. Cha MD, MBA
A 50-year-old female presents with a chief complaint of neck pain. The pain is in the base of the neck with radiation to bilateral posterior shoulders. It worsens with movement.

Cervical Myelopathy: Progressive Problems with Balance and Handwriting

Presented by: J. Wang MD
A 54-year old male with a prior history of a herniated disc at C5-C6 had an ACDF 8 years ago for arm pain and radiculopathy. In the past 8 months, he has had problems with balance and handwriting and clumsiness with his hands. He was found to have adjacent segment disease and cervical stenosis leading to cervical myelopathy.

Cervical Spondylosis with Myelopathy

Presented by: I. Kalfas MD
The patient is a 68-year-old male who presents with a several-month history of progressive gait difficulty and neck pain.

Post-laminectomy Cervical Kyphosis

Presented by: I. Kalfas MD
This 58-year-old male patient presents with severe neck pain with mild bilateral arm pain.

Cervical Disc Herniation Adjacent to Fusion

Presented by: T. Albert MD
The patient is a 26-year-old healthy, nonsmoker, non-laborer. A year ago, he underwent C5-C6 anterior cervical discectomy and fusion and now presents with new and acute symptoms.

Atlanto-occipital Dislocation after a Crane Accident

Presented by: S. Martin RN, CEN, G. Raup CNA-BC, S. Hunter RNFA, P. Cho MD
Atlanto-occipital dislocations continue to be associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. The authors report on how early detection and good communication among disciplines can favorably impa

L1 Burst Fracture: Bracing or Surgery?

Presented by: L. Sekhon MD, PhD, FAANS, FRACS, FACS
The 55-year-old patient suffered an L1 burst fracture in an ATV accident.

Cervical Myelopathy in a 74-Year-old Pediatrician

Presented by: G. Girasole MD
The patient is a 74-year-old pediatrician who upper extremity symptoms have progressed over a 6-month time period.

Cervical Trauma in a Young Football Player

Presented by: C. Shaffrey MD
This 16-year-old football player presents with severe neck pain and transient quadriparesis following a tackle.

Traumatic Odontoid Fracture in an Elderly Female

Presented by: G. Murray MD, J. Uribe MD, FAANS
The patient is a 66-year-old female who was a restrained driver in a motor vehicle accident. Her major complaint was mild left upper extremity weakness.

Lytic Lesion of the C2 Body

Presented by: S. Lewis MD
The patient is a 71-year-old female with progressive neck pain. She’s neurologically intact and has decreased neck ROM. How would you treat her? See how one spine surgeon chose to treat this elderly patient.

Intractable Chronic Pain in Patient with Post-laminectomy Syndrome (Failed Back Surgery)

Presented by: L. Kapural MD, PhD, J. Ferreira PA-C
The patient is a 51-year-old male who presents with lumbar and leg pain secondary to lumbosacral neuritis and post-laminectomy (failed back surgery) syndrome.

Lumbar Construct Failure

Presented by: J. Uribe MD, FAANS, E. Dakwar MD, R. Cardona MD
This 57-year-old male, with a history of cirrhosis of the liver, presents with lumbar construct failure.

Right Thoracic Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Presented by: J. Bennett MD
The patient is a 14-year-old male who presents with a 52-degree thoracic scoliosis at T4-T12. Video presentations demonstrate OR set-up and intra-operative imaging.

Cervical Radiculopathy: Classic Case?

Presented by: R. Fessler MD, PhD
The patient is a 45-year-old male with a 3-month history of neck, shoulder and arm pain.
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