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Martin Jose Asis, MD
8611 W Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN
Specialties
Radiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1997

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Steven Charles Hommeyer, MD
(651) 232-3183
8611 W Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN
Specialties
Radiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1988

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Laura Jeanne Hedlund, MD
8611 W Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN
Specialties
Radiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1993

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Peter Brandford Wold, MD
8611 W Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN
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Radiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1997

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Audrey Ann Caine, MD
(651) 228-9155
8611 W Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN
Specialties
Radiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1991

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Vladimir Savcenko, MD
8611 W Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN
Specialties
Radiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Pj Safarika, Lekarska Fak, Kosice, Czechoslovakia
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Regional Health Ctr, Detroit Lakes, Mn

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Nathan David Block, MD
8611 W Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN
Specialties
Radiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1998
Hospital
Hospital: Naeve Hospital, Albert Lea, Mn

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Frank P Maguire II, MD
(651) 232-7183
8611 W Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN
Specialties
Radiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Lakeview Memorial Hospital, Stillwater, Mn; Healtheast St Johns Hospital, Maplewood, Mn
Group Practice: Healtheast Radiology Care

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Adolfo Chuy Woc, MD
(651) 227-7363
8611 W Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN
Specialties
Radiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De San Carlos, Fac De Cien Med, Guatemala
Graduation Year: 1973

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John Paul Knoedler, MD
8611 W Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN
Specialties
Radiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1977

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MRI Is Not a Fortune Teller

Magnetic resonance imaging--more commonly known as MRI--provides doctors with computerized pictures of tissues inside the body. This machine creates images that look like slices of the area your doctor is interested in. If a person has neck pain, for example, doctors can use MRI to determine exactly where the problem is and where to operate. But can the MRI give an accurate picture of whether the surgery will be a success?

Seventy-three patients requiring surgery for spinal stenosis were studied. Spinal stenosis develops when the tube surrounding the spinal cord narrows. The resulting pressure on the spinal cord causes "myelopathy," a condition that can cause problems with the bowels and bladder, change the way a person walks, and affect a person's ability to use his or her fingers and hands.

Fifty of the patients were men; 23 were women. Their ages ranged from 43 to 81 years old. The average age was 64.

The authors studied MRI scans taken of each patient before surgery. The authors wanted to compare whether certain qualities of the MRI were common in patients who didn't do well after surgery. If patients with a particular finding on the MRI didn't get good results from surgery, doctors might know not to suggest surgery for these kinds of patients.

The results showed that, for the most part, MRIs don't predict how well a patient will do after surgery. The findings of one type of MRI pattern suggested there was greater damage to the spinal cord tissues. Patients with this MRI pattern tended to do poorly after surgery. But since only four of these patients were in the study, the results weren't conclusive.

A combination of the patients' ages, certain MRI patterns, and duration of symptoms seemed to be good predictors of how well the participants would do after surgery. Younger patients whose MRI scans didn't suggest a lot of damage and whose symptoms hadn't lasted as long were more likely to get good results from surgery.

MRIs can give lots o...

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