January 4, 2019

Freshman medical student publishes survey to determine how spinal surgeons treat dural tears

A student at the Wayne State University School of Medicine has published his second survey of spinal surgeons since starting medical school last year.

Arif Musa is a first-year medical student who asked spine surgeons what methods they use to manage intraoperative dural tears – tears in the outermost membrane that surrounds the spinal cord.