myelogram


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X-ray film of the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots and subarachnoid space

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If no progress is identified on the EMG or during the physical exam then a CT myelogram is obtained and plexus exploration performed.
Experimental envenomation with Crotalus durissus terrificus venom in dogs treated with antiophidic serum-Part I: clinical evaluation, hematology and myelogram.
prescription and OTC drug history: tetracycline for acne in high school, albuterol inhalers, prolonged use of Ibuprofen, general anesthetic, myelogram dye.
NEUROSURGERY: EUA; LP, spinal drug administration, drainage; myelogram, angiogram, air encephalogram; nerve block; drain ventricle via existing burr hole or fontanelle; bone biopsy L.
CT myelogram has only 69% sensitivity, 89% specificity, and a positive predictive value of 50% for detecting nerve root avulsions.
Brakel on June 19, 2001, following the myelogram and discussed the possibility of surgery and the attendant risks of infection and nerve injury.
Diagnostic imaging can include myelogram, CT-myelogram or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) which typically demonstrate intermediate to hyperintense signal on T2 weighted images and isointense to slightly hypointense signal on T1 weighted images.
Moreover, although out patient's protein electrophoresis revealed an increase in immunoglobulin levels, which might be a sign of multiple myeloma, his myelogram detected no sign of this disease.
A computed tomography (CT) myelogram typically shows compression of the thecal sac with or without a block (Rigamonti et al.
5th DCA 1999), the court held that a cause of action for medical malpractice accrued and the limitations period began to run when the patient visited his physician complaining of left shoulder pain and mentioning that he was paralyzed waist down from a myelogram.
Scott Schlesinger, Nurse Cross's treating neurosurgeon, interpreted a pre-surgical myelogram and CT scan as revealing a left L4-5 disc herniation with nerve-root compression and an osteophyte and spondylosis at the L5-S1 level.
On August 14, 2002, a woman aged 61 years who was being treated for chronic low back pain at pain management clinic A was admitted to hospital A after CSF obtained during a myelogram was consistent with meningitis (820 WBC/[mm.
Brown underwent a CT myelogram, in which dye is injected into the spinal column to check for nerve damage, at USC Medical Center on Wednesday to determine if there was any further damage.
1990) (concluding that the myelogram dye metrizamide is unavoidably unsafe); Tansy v.