Spinal tuberculosis – an update

Please read our recently published review on spinal tuberculosis in Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics – an initiative of the Bombay Orthopaedic Society. Chaudhary K, Dhawale A, Chaddha R, Laheri V. Spinal Tuberculosis – an Update. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics Jan – June 2017; 2(1):31-42. The focus of this article is on nonoperative treatment of spinal tuberculosis […]

Stem Cell Tourism: Of Promise and Peril

As a spine surgeon, I am frequently asked about the benefits of stem cell therapy by patients (and their loved ones) who suffer from spinal cord injury. India is part of a vast network of countries where “website clinics” offer stem cell therapy for such injuries. These websites publish glowing patient testimonials, and many assure patients […]