September 1, 2021
Editorial 1st September 2021
” Winning is overrated. The only time it’s really important is in surgery and war”
American basketball coach and TV commentator
Todays published spinal techniques are both very much at the severe end of the pathological spectrum, being a thoracic dislocation and cord transection as well as a case of metastatic cord compression.
With both these Neil Upadhyay and Steve Morris have each produced hugely comprehensive instructional techniques, that guide the reader clearly through all aspects of assessment and classification as well as the challenging surgical techniques required.
Ed Bache, from the Birmingham Childrens hospital, shares another of his techniques for dealing with the congenitally dislocated hip, that now brings to five the number of surgical options detailed on OrthOracle for the condition.
Last, and I think on this occasion it has to be least, Nick Cullen from The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, demonstrates how not to struggle with a Hammer toe deformity.