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Cetuximab renders inoperable colorectal liver metastases operable: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adding cetuximab to standard chemotherapy for colorectal liver metastases often shrinks inoperable lesions enough to permit resection, according to a study released today in the Online First issue of the Lancet Oncology. With the addition of cetuximab, "one-third of the...

Common injuries in NFL players

Spinal injuries in athletes

Andrew Hecht MD, Co-chief, Spine Surgery, Assistant Professor of Orthopedics and Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, discusses spinal injuries in athletes such as NFL players, and treatment options available. Reading: Jeyamohan S, Harrop JS, Vaccaro A, Sharan AD. Athletes returning to play after...

Axial pain, cervical radiculopathy, cervical myelopathy

Common neck problems

Andrew Hecht MD, Co-chief, Spine Surgery, Assistant Professor of Orthopedics and Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, discusses the 3 basic types of neck problems he sees as a spine surgeon. Reading: Kawakita E, Kasai Y, Uchida A. Low back pain and cervical spondylotic myelopathy. J Orthop Surg...