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Spine Division & The Cahill Spine Institute


In addition to advanced research into the biomechanics of spinal diseases, surgeon researchers at the University of South Florida are heavily involved in attaining a better understanding of the complex anatomical corridors providing access to the spine. Such important research being done at USF offers the hope of future breakthroughs to those afflicted with severe spinal cord injury.

Case Studies

Progressive Mid-back Pain and Difficulty Walking

Juan S. Uribe, MD

Juan Uribe MD and his co-authors present progressively intensifying moderate to severe mid-back pain in a male.

Lumbar Construct Failure

Juan S. Uribe, MD

This 57-year-old male, with a history of cirrhosis of the liver, presents with lumbar construct failure.