Even while celebrating the legacy of a neurosurgery giant, this singular CME event was forward-looking above all, with powerful takeaways on everything from MIS surgery to the essence of innovation.
This 1.5-day CME course will explore six leading areas of spine surgery today while honoring the career of master neurosurgeon Ed Benzel, MD. Don’t be surprised if you’re inspired to be a better doctor as a result.
A new CDC guideline draws on 25 years of published evidence for 19 sets of recommendations providing long-needed standards of care for evaluating and managing pediatric mTBI.
From a back pain program focused on functional outcomes to diverse behavioral interventions for addiction to a chronic pain rehab program, interdisciplinary strategies are key.
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Dr. Edward Benzel explains why a new Cleveland Clinic initiative is focused on teaching patients with chronic low back pain how to better manage their pain themselves.
Veteran spine surgeon Edward Benzel explains his approach to shared patient decision-making that earned him a glowing profile in Dr. Atul Gawande’s acclaimed bestseller on end-of-life care, Being Mortal.
Conclusions of the first two major randomized trials evaluating laminectomy with and without fusion for lumbar stenosis are a bit at odds. A co-author of one of the studies makes sense of the findings.
False concordance between imaging findings and patients’ complaints of chronic back pain is at the heart of much of the emerging chronic pain epidemic. So contends a veteran Cleveland Clinic spine surgeon.
Cleveland Clinic’s spine experts are developing computational models of the human spine to study its behavior under various boundary and loading conditions. They also can aid in diagnosis and treatment planning.
In skilled hands, surgery for selected intramedullary spinal cord tumors can be curative but the procedure is not without definable, often substantial, risk.