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    • Assessment of a Biofeedback Program to Treat Chronic Low Back Pain 

      Fonseca Lopes de Sousa, Karina Santaella da [UNIFESP]; Orfale, Adriana Garcia [UNIFESP]; Meireles, Sandra Mara [UNIFESP]; Leite, Jose Roberto [UNIFESP]; Natour, Jamil [UNIFESP] (Informa Healthcare, 2009-01-01)
      Objective: To evaluate the impact of a biofeedback treatment program on pain and quality of life in patients with chronic low back pain [CLBP] using a controlled, randomized, single-blinded study. Low back pain is a common ...

    • Clinical complications in patients with severe cervical spinal trauma: a ten-year prospective study 

      Santos, Egmond Alves Silva; Santos Filho, Wenner Jorzino; Possatti, Lucas Loss; Bittencourt, Lia Rita Azeredo [UNIFESP]; Fontoura, Emílio Afonso França; Botelho, Ricardo Vieira (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2012-07-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To determine the complications due to severe acrescentar sigla após o nome (CST). METHODS: Between 1997 and 2006, 217 patients (191 men and 26 women) were prospectively evaluated. The mean age was 36.75±1.06 ...

    • Involvement of the thoracic spine in tophaceous gout. A case report 

      Souza, Alexandre Wagner Silva de [UNIFESP]; Fontenele, S.; Carrete Junior, Henrique [UNIFESP]; Fernandes, Artur da Rocha Correa [UNIFESP]; Ferrari, Antonio Jose Lopes [UNIFESP] (Clinical & Exper Rheumatology, 2002-03-01)
      The presence of tophi involving the spine is an atypical complication of tophaceous gout and its diagnosis may be difficult. The authors present a case of tophaceous gout involving the thoracic spine and discuss the topic.

    • Radiographic and clinical evaluation of cage subsidence after stand-alone lateral interbody fusion Clinical article 

      Marchi, Luis [UNIFESP]; Abdala, Nitamar [UNIFESP]; Oliveira, Leonardo; Amaral, Rodrigo; Coutinho, Etevaldo; Pimenta, Luiz (Amer Assoc Neurological Surgeons, 2013-07-01)
      Object. Indirect decompression of the neural structures through interbody distraction and fusion in the lumbar spine is feasible, but cage subsidence may limit maintenance of the initial decompression. the influence of ...

    • Relação entre a excursão do músculo diafragma e as curvaturas da coluna vertebral em crianças respiradoras bucais 

      Yi, Liu Chiao [UNIFESP]; Jardim, José Roberto [UNIFESP]; Inoue, Daniel Paganini [UNIFESP]; Pignatari, Shirley Shizue Nagata [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria, 2008-04-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relationship between excursion of the diaphragm muscle and spinal curvatures in mouth breathing children. METHODS: A total of 52 children of both sexes, aged from 5 to 12 years, were studied. ...

    • Spinal cord compression secondary to epidural bilharzioma: Case report 

      Maia, Antonio C. M.; Silva, Luciano R. F.; Guimaraes, Matheus D.; Gomes, Francinaldo L.; Bichuetti, Denis B.; Stavale, Joao N.; Prandini, Mirto N. (Blackwell Publishing, 2007-10-01)
      A case of an epidural granuloma due to Schistosoma mansoni compressing the spinal cord at T7-T9 is presented. the patient, a 35-year-old Brazilian man, started complaining of recurrent back pain since 2003. A magnetic ...

    • Surgical treatment of eosinophilic granuloma in the thoracic spine in patients with neurological lesions 

      Puertas, E. B.; Milani, C.; Chagas, JCM; Oliveira, V. M. de; Santos, FPE dos; Wajchenberg, M.; Rodrigues, LMR; Souza, P. S. de (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003-09-01)
      Eosinophilic granuloma is a benign, self-limited condition most commonly seen in children around 10 years of age. There is no known cause concerning its etiology. the lesion is usually solitary and can involve the whole ...

    • Transitional lumbosacral vertebrae and low back pain: diagnostic pitfalls and management of Bertolotti's syndrome 

      Almeida, Daniel Benzecry de; Mattei, Tobias Alécio; Sória, Marília Grando; Prandini, Mirto Nelso [UNIFESP]; Leal, André Giacomelli; Milano, Jerônimo Buzzeti; Ramina, Ricardo (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2009-06-01)
      OBJECTIVE: Bertolotti's syndrome is a spine disorder characterized by the occurrence of a congenital lumbar transverse mega-apophysis in a transitional vertebral body that usually articulates with the sacrum or the iliac ...

    • Translation, adaptation and validation of the Roland-Morris questionnaire - Brazil Roland-Morris 

      Nusbaum, L. [UNIFESP]; Natour, Jamil [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Marcos Bosi [UNIFESP]; Goldenberg, J. [UNIFESP] (Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2001-02-01)
      The purpose of the present study was to translate the Roland-Morris (RM) questionnaire into Brazilian-Portuguese and adapt and validate it. First 3 English teachers independently translated the original questionnaire into ...

    • Tratamento cirúrgico das lesões traumáticas do segmento médio-inferior da coluna cervical 

      Herculano, Marco Antonio; Tella Júnior, Oswaldo Inácio De [UNIFESP]; Bonatelli, Antonio de Pádua Furquim [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2000-09-01)
      The most frequently injury level of cervical spine is C2, followed by C5 and C6. Injuries were most commonly sustained in the third decade of life, with a decreasing incidence in the advanced age. As part of these lesions ...