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Mimickers of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is a condition of neurologic impairment resulting from the spinal canal narrowing secondary to the degeneration of cervical structures. This causes spinal cord compression gradually. Severity varies across individuals. Progression is typically slow and generates changes in both the cord and the periphery. Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is the most common disorder causing dysfunction of the spinal cord. However, patients may present with similar symptoms caused by various other conditions. Pathologic conditions that affect the spinal cord, or neighboring structures, should not be overlooked when evaluating patients with myelopathy. Table I provides other conditions that must be considered.
57 best overall patient-rated hospitals
The following hospitals had 90 percent or more of patients give them an overall care rating of nine or 10 on the patients' HCAHPS survey.
For comparison, the national average is 72 percent.
Information was pulled from CMS' Hospital Compare website and represents HCAHPS scores from April 2015 through March 2016, the most recent data available.
Sports Medicine Expert Weighs in on Idea of Jordy Nelson Wearing Protective Vest
Dr. Gertel's interview on Ryan Braun and Health Supplements
The biggest yet-to-be-answered question in Milwaukee sports remains: did Major League Baseball's National League MVP take a banned substance that cased him to test positive during random drug testing, and will he end up with a lengthy suspension because of it? That question may not be answered for weeks, but in the meantime, a doctor who served as the Milwaukee Brewers head physician back in 1997 weighs in on what he tells athletes when it comes to supplements and banned substances.
MOGL Operates on Milwaukee Bucks Mascot, Bango
Bucks mascot Bango had successful surgery Monday morning to repair the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee, the team announced today.
The surgical procedure was performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Gordon, M.D., at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Ozaukee, Wisconsin.