Vasu Sidagam

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I. Problem/Condition. The focus of this discussion will be primarily Urinary Incontinence which is more commonly encountered. Though it is seldom by itself a reason for admission, in the inpatient setting it is noted either in the review of systems or as a secondary problem which needs to be addressed. Urinary Incontinence (UI) is defined…

Spinal cord tumors and compression

I. What every physician needs to know. Diagnosis of spinal cord compression is usually urgent given the dense concentration of motor and sensory pathways in a small area. Delay in diagnosis can lead to lifelong immobility, bladder dysfunction and decreased survival irrespective of the underlying pathological diagnosis. Early recognition may reverse neurological deficits and because…

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