Management of Spinal tuberculosis

Treatment of spinal tuberculosis – presented at the Postgraduate teaching course held at KEM Hospital, Mumbai in March 2016. The talk highlights steps in diagnostic workup and treatment algorithm for management of spinal tuberculosis. Please see notes attached to clinical slides. They contain details about clinical presentation and treatment approach chosen for the cases presented. […]

Magnetically-driven growing rods

This is a lecture given by Dr. N.S. Harshavardhana, who is a spine surgeon from the United Kingdom and has worked closely with one of the developers of the magnetic growing rods. This was part of the SICOT INDIA sponsored CME conducted at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in 2017. The talk details the development […]

Vertebral artery injury in CVJ surgery

This is a talk on vertebral artery injury and how to tackle it if it happens during craniovertebral surgery. In brief, the vertebral artery can be injured in two locations: Extraosseous injury (open space injury): The vertebral artery (VA) is vulnerable to injury above the C1 posterior arch and lateral to the atlantoaxial joints. Sometimes, […]