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Arachnoiditis, The Silent Epidemic
339 pages
Arachnoiditis, The Silent Epidemic

Highlights the full text of a fact sheet entitled "Arachnoiditis," provided by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

A CHRISTIAN FROM EGYPT: LIFE STORY OF A NEUROSURGEON PURSUING THE DREAMS FOR QUINTUPLE CERTIFICATIONS
712 pages
A CHRISTIAN FROM EGYPT: LIFE STORY OF A NEUROSURGEON PURSUING THE DREAMS FOR QUINTUPLE CERTIFICATIONS

In: Arachnoiditis: The Silent Epidemic, Aldrete, J.A.(ed.) JGHEditors, Giencia y Cultura Latino American, S.A. DeC.V. Mexico, pp103 124, 2000, second edition 2010 15. J.A. Aldrete andR.F. Ghaly.Electrical Stimulation ofthe Nervous System. In: Arachnoiditis: The Silent Epidemic, Aldrete, J.A. (ed.)JGH Editors, Gienciay Cultura Latino American, S.A. De C.V. Mexico,pp 297303, 2000. second edition2010 16.RF Ghaly andJ A Aldrete. Surgical Treatment for Arachnoiditis. In: Arachnoiditis: ...

The Autoimmune Epidemic
352 pages
The Autoimmune Epidemic

234 What follows is a short list of foods: For more information, especially on how special diets may help in arachnoiditis, see Arachnoiditis: The Silent Epidemic, by J. Antonio Aldrete, MD, MS, at www.arachnoidtitis.com/book.asp. In this book, Gerard Mullin and Loren Marks, DC, DACBN, a certified nutritionist in New York City who frequently works with patients with autoimmune disorders, cowrote a chapter in which they discuss some of the dietary guidelines and supplements that can ...

Textbook of Contemporary Neurosurgery (Volumes 1 & 2)
2665 pages
Textbook of Contemporary Neurosurgery (Volumes 1 & 2)

Arachnoiditis is a nonspecific inflammatory condition involving the leptomeninges and intrathecal neural ' Chronic and severe back and/or leg pain is the most common symptom. ... Arachnoiditis patients may also have other morbidities such as spinal stenosis or recurrent herniated disc which also could be indications for surgical procedure.1 Surgical interventions have led to the alleviation of pain and symptoms through freeing the dura of adhesive ... Arachnoiditis: the silent epidemic.

The 5-Minute Neurology Consult
464 pages
The 5-Minute Neurology Consult

ARACHNOIDITIS. TREATMENT. MEDICATION r Gabapentin (Neurontin), 100 mg PO t.i.d. – Increase by 100 mg PO t.i.d. every 2–3 days to maximum of 2400– 3600 mg r Amitriptyline (Elavil) 25 mg PO q.h.s. – Increase by 25 mg PO q.h.s. every 2–3 days to a maximum of 100 mg PO q.h.s. r Contraindications: Intractable pain r Precautions ... ADDITIONAL. READING. r Aldrete JA. Medical treatment. In: Aldrete JA (ed.) Arachnoiditis. The silent epidemic, Denver, FutureMed, 2000:261 –80.