Cauda Equina for Orthopaedic Exams
4 months ago
Ramish Dalwai - the speaker discusses cauda equina syndrome in orthopedic exams.
- They emphasize the importance of recognizing symptoms such as acute back pain, bladder or bowel function disturbances, and sexual dysfunction.
- The paper mentioned is comprehensive and freely available on Google for further reading.
- Early detection and prompt treatment of cauda equina syndrome are crucial to prevent further progression and complications.
- The timing of surgery is a controversial topic, but immediate MRI scan and consultation with a spinal unit are recommended.
This teaching video is specifically helpful for candidates preparing for the following Orthopaedic Exams : FRCS , European Board (FEBOT) , SICOT Diploma and Arabic Boards