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Case Study: Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity
Over the last few decades, significant advances have been made in the surgical treatment of spinal deformity. Improvements in imaging, instrumentation, surgical techniques and anesthesia have enabled surgeons to address increasingly more complex spinal deformities.
Timing Epidural Steroid Injections to Reduce Postoperative Infection Risk
UVA researchers found that ESIs increase the risk of infection for patients who must undergo surgery if administered within three months of surgery.
UVA Spine Surgeons Listed Among Best in North America
Neurosurgeons Chris Shaffrey, MD, and Justin Smith, MD, PhD, have been named among the 18 best spine surgeons by Orthopedics This Week Magazine.