Interventional Radiology of the Spine: Image-Guided Pain Therapy / Edition 1

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Overview

A panel of world-renowned experts presents a complete course on evaluating and treating patients with back pain, including interventional spinal procedures, spinal imaging, and the clinical evaluation of the spine patient. The authors focus on all the critical spinal procedures, ranging from such traditional methods as selective nerve root blocks, epidural injections, facet injections, sacroiliac joint injections, to such state-of-the art techniques as spinal biopsy, percutaneous vertebroplasty, spinal imaging, nucleoplasty, discography, intradiscal electrothermal therapy, and transcatheter therapy for tumors of the spine. Additional material is provided on basic spinal anatomy, CT, MRI, the nuclear medicine of the spine, and the pharmacology of the medications used in injection procedures.

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Reviewer: Mitchell T Smith, BS, MS, MD (University of Colorado Health Sciences Center)
Description: This is an excellent review and reference concerning the anatomy, imaging, and procedural techniques of spine intervention.
Purpose: The author's intent was to combine in a single source the methods for the evaluation and treatment of spine pain. In the expanding treatment of spinal pain, he does an excellent job of bringing together anatomy, imaging, physical exam, and treatment methods for the control and amelioration of spine-based pain.
Audience: This is an excellent book for every level of practitioner. Residents can learn the basics of treatment and evaluation of spine pain. Current practitioners can use this book as a introductory guide for the management and treatment of back pain. J. Kevin McGraw is a respected author with many publications on the use of vertebroplasty for treatment of vertebral compression fractures.
Features: The book starts with an overview of spinal anatomy and the current imaging procedures used to evaluate the spine. With chapters on CT, MRI, and nuclear medicine, the main problem areas of the spine are shown with excellent images. A section regarding the history, physical exam, and medications used for spinal injections precedes excellent chapters on the primary procedures used to treat spinal pain. Chapters in the last section expand on spinal injections, discography, treatment of discogenic back pain, biopsy techniques, vertebroplasty, and transcatheter therapy for tumors.
Assessment: This is an excellent effort to bring together the imaging, history, pharmacology, and interventions for evaluating and treating spine-based pain. It is similar in discussion and scope to Image-Guided Spine Intervention by Fenton and Czervionke (Elsevier, 2003).
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Reviewer: Mitchell T Smith, BS, MS, MD (University of Colorado Health Sciences Center)
Description: This is an excellent review and reference concerning the anatomy, imaging, and procedural techniques of spine intervention.
Purpose: The author's intent was to combine in a single source the methods for the evaluation and treatment of spine pain. In the expanding treatment of spinal pain, he does an excellent job of bringing together anatomy, imaging, physical exam, and treatment methods for the control and amelioration of spine-based pain.
Audience: This is an excellent book for every level of practitioner. Residents can learn the basics of treatment and evaluation of spine pain. Current practitioners can use this book as a introductory guide for the management and treatment of back pain. J. Kevin McGraw is a respected author with many publications on the use of vertebroplasty for treatment of vertebral compression fractures.
Features: The book starts with an overview of spinal anatomy and the current imaging procedures used to evaluate the spine. With chapters on CT, MRI, and nuclear medicine, the main problem areas of the spine are shown with excellent images. A section regarding the history, physical exam, and medications used for spinal injections precedes excellent chapters on the primary procedures used to treat spinal pain. Chapters in the last section expand on spinal injections, discography, treatment of discogenic back pain, biopsy techniques, vertebroplasty, and transcatheter therapy for tumors.
Assessment: This is an excellent effort to bring together the imaging, history, pharmacology, and interventions for evaluating and treating spine-based pain. It is similar in discussion and scope to Image-Guided Spine Intervention by Fenton and Czervionke (Elsevier, 2003).
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617374197
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/5/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 229
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Spinal Anatomy, Imaging, and Clinical Evaluation

Spinal Anatomy

Robert M. DePhilip and J. Kevin McGraw

Computed Tomography of the Spine

Stephen F. Futterer

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Spine

Eiran Mandelker, Gretchen G. Cordero, Dennis H. Son, and J. Kevin McGraw

Nuclear Medicine of the Spine

John E. Baumert, Jr.

Clinical Evaluation of the Spine Patient

L. Mark Dean

II. Interventional Spinal Procedures

History and Overview of Spinal Procedures

J. Kevin McGraw

Pharmacology of Medications Used in Spinal Injection Procedures

John A. Lippert

Selective Nerve Root Blocks

Dennis J. Griffin

Epidural Steroid Injections

Dennis J. Griffin

Facet Joint Injections

Jeffrey M. Boorstein and J. Kevin McGraw

Sacroiliac Joint Injections

Jeffrey M. Boorstein and J. Kevin McGraw

Discography

John A. Carrino and J. Kevin McGraw

Treatment of Discogenic Back Pain

Jeff S. Silber, J. Kevin McGraw, and John A. Lippert

Spinal Biopsy Techniques

Thomas M. Davis

Percutaneous Vertebroplasty

David F. Kallmes, Mary E. Jensen, and J. Kevin McGraw

Transcatheter Therapy for Tumors of the Spine

Peter J. Pema and Ronald F. Budzik

Index

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