• Dr. Bashir is trained in all aspects ofOperative & Non-Operative Management of Spine Surgery

  • Dr. Bashir is Specialized in lateral access spine surgery, and disc replacement technology

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  • New trial may revolutionise treatment of spinal cord injury patients

    Source: Medical Xpress

    Queensland researchers are launching a world-first clinical trial aimed at improving recovery from spinal cord injuries. In the study, led by The University of Queensland and The Princess Alexandra (PA) Hospital, a new anti-inflammatory drug will be given to participants within hours of spinal trauma in an effort to minimise tissue damage.

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  • Spinal cord injury patients face many serious health problems besides paralysis

    Source: Newswise

    Spinal cord patients also are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease; pneumonia; life-threatening blood clots; bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction; constipation and other gastrointestinal problems; pressure ulcers; and chronic pain, according to a report published in the journal Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports.

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  • Location of spinal correction influences risk of proximal junctional kyphosis development

    Source: Science Daily

    A new study reports that PJK risk following lumbar spinal fusion depends on the level of the spine fused. Specifically, the authors – who include members of the International Spine Study Group (ISSG) from multiple academic centers – found that fusing the lower portion of lumbar spine results in a decreased risk of PJK.

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  • Generating improvement in spinal cord injuries

    Source: Medical Xpress

    A new therapy to treat spinal cord injuries in people who have lost all motor and sensory function below the injury site shows additional motor function improvement at 6-months and 9-months following treatment with 10 million AST-OPC1. The positive efficacy results from an ongoing research study were announced on Jan. 24 in a conference held by Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., the biotechnology company that manufactures AST-OPC1.

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  • Spinal cord stimulation is a safe, effective drug-free treatment for chronic pain

    Source: Medical Xpress

    Chronic pain affects up to 20% of people in developed countries, and represents not only a profound impact on individuals and their families but also a sizeable burden on employers, health care systems, and society in general. Now, a study published in the Journal of Pain Research finds another safe and effective drug-free treatment option for chronic pain sufferers - spinal cord stimulation (SCS).

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