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Cauda Equina Syndrome Caused by Intradural Bone Graft Materials After Endoscopic Lumbar Fusion.

He had undergone endoscopic lumbar interbody fusion for a significant migration lumbar disk herniation and lumbar dysplasia ten days ago. On T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging, a mass with low intensity was discovered at the end of the dural cavity, and emergency computed tomography revealed that the bone graft components had migrated to the sacral canal, and a mass with low sensitivity was found at the end of the dural cavity. The bone graft materials had migrated into the dural cavity at the surgical level and collapsed into the dural cavity due to gravity, causing acute cauda syndrome.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/36067060


Prediction of lower extremity strength by nerve conduction study in cauda equina syndrome

In cauda equina syndromes, an electrodiagnostic test is more useful than the lower extremity isometric strength test for objectively determining nerve injury and prognosis. The relationship between nerve conduction study findings and the lower extremity isometric stability and manual muscle test grades was investigated in this research. To determine boundary values of strength and amplitude between the MMT grades, a regression equation involving the isometric strength and compound muscle action potential amplitudes was developed and cutoff values was used. The ADF isometric strength and peroneal nerve CMAP amplitude were highly correlated. For the regression curve, the second-order curve was more reliable than the first-order curve. For MMT grades 2 to 3 and 2. 33, respectively, the cutoff femoral nerve cutoff values were u22652. 05 mV and 17. 3, respectively.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/PMC9410638


The effect of COVID-19 national lockdown on the time from presentation to surgery of patients referred as suspected cauda equina syndrome: two UK tertiary centre study.

Objectivia Syndrome (Cheda) syndrome patients with a delay in diagnosis and treatment of patients with cauda equina syndrome. Methods Multi-centre retrospective review of surgically treated CES patients during three time periods: April - May 2020, August - January 2021 - December 2021 - February 2021 - March 2021 - February 2021 - February 2021 - May 2020 - May 2020 - May 2020 - September 2020 - December 2021 - December 2021 - February 2021 Compared to the previous two time periods, the length of hospital stay in the second lockdown was significantly shorter in the second lockdown. Conclusion Despite the pandemic, patients with CES were quickly identified and treated with positive outcomes, despite the pandemic. The development of spinal services may have shortened the length of hospital stay.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/36030013

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