Surgery Center Coding Guidance: PLIF and TLIF Procedures

Surgery Center Coding Guidance: PLIF and TLIF Procedures Posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) procedures are coded 22630 for a lumbar initial interspace arthrodesis, posterior interbody technique, which includes a laminectomy and/or discectomy to prepare … Read more on Becker’s ASC Review Economic Analysis of Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion Using AxiaLIF […]

Brain network vulnerable to Alzheimer's and schizophrenia identified

Brain network vulnerable to Alzheimer's and schizophrenia identified Following these lines, the researchers used a "data-driven" approach to study age-related changes. … The team explains that theirs is the first study to demonstrate the "retrogenesis" theory in grey matter on a large scale by using image analysis … Read more on Medical News Today HIV's […]

Bhopal's toxic legacy lives on, 30 years after industrial disaster

Bhopal's toxic legacy lives on, 30 years after industrial disaster Beyond the iron gates of the derelict pesticide plant where one of the world's worst industrial disasters occurred, administrative buildings lie in ruins, vegetation overgrown and warehouses bolted. Massive vessels, interconnected by a multitude of … Read more on Hindustan Times Woman controls robotic arm […]

Less patellofemoral contact stress seen with intraoperative medial vs. non

Less patellofemoral contact stress seen with intraoperative medial vs. non … Compared with knees that demonstrated non-medial pivot kinematic patterns, knees with intraoperative medial pivot kinematic patterns had a significant reduction of patellofemoral contact pressure after total knee arthroplasty performed with a mobile … Read more on Healio

SubTalar Arthrodesis

SubTalar Arthrodesis SubTalar Arthrodesis from Alphamedical company KSA , Riyadh Sursil orthopedic ,Russia www.alphamed.com.sa. Video Rating: 3 / 5 Subtalar arthroeresis Subtalar arthroeresis is used for the correction of a flexible flatfoot or repair of PTTD. Video Rating: 4 / 5

The Achy Return of a Running Icon

The Achy Return of a Running Icon Khannouchi said a surgeon essentially realigned bones in both of his feet. He traveled to Spain to be fitted with special orthotics for his sneakers, and he plans to … "Over time, that insignificant value becomes significant," said Connors, who … Read more on Wall Street Journal Having […]

Pediatric Osteomyelitis – CRASH! USMLE Step 2 and 3

Pediatric Osteomyelitis – CRASH! USMLE Step 2 and 3 Disclaimer: The medical information contained herein is intended for physician medical licensing exam review purposes only, and are not intended for diagnos… Osteomyelitis in children/ Bone infection in children This video describe osteomyelitis (bone infection) in children. It outlines the pathology, clinical presentatation and treatment of […]