Approach to the Older Patient with Spinal Disorders: Surgery

Approach to the Older Patient with Spinal Disorders: Surgery

Shane Burch, MD, MS, FRCSC, discusses surgical approaches for patients with spinal disorders including the various options to achieve decompression and realignment, stabilizing the patient and obtaining a fusion. The rationales behind these choices are also discussed.


Published

May 14, 2019

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UCSF MedConnection

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Shane Burch, MD

Shane Burch, MD

Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Shane Burch is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating spinal deformities, degenerative spine conditions and cancers involving the spine. During his residency, Burch became interested in the treatment of spine disease and ...

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