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MRI aids early diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can help differentiate spondyloarthritis from nonspecific back pain, investigators report in the May 23rd online issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism. “In spring 2009, MRI was accepted...

Surgical treatment better for spondylolisthesis

Spine Outcome Research Trial

Arya Nick Shamie, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurosurgery, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, discusses the Spine Patient Outcome Research Trial, which showed that surgical treatment for lumbar disc herniation, lumbar stenosis...

Building a better bone graft substitute

Challenges in craniofacial surgery

Reza Jarrahy, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, UCLA, discusses challenges in craniofacial surgery, the holy grail of which is the search for a better bone graft substitute. Reading: Salinas CN, Anseth KS....