Cauda Equina for Orthopaedic Exams

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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

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