Rothman-Simeone The Spine: 2-Volume Set / Edition 5

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This masterwork has been considered the defining source on the basic science and clinical practice of spine surgery in adults and children for 30 years. The new 5th Edition represents the most sweeping overhaul of this landmark reference yet - with many new contributors, a wealth of new content, a totally new organization, and many enhanced illustrations. You'll find the latest techniques for bone grafting and bone growth augmentation · artificial disc replacement · minimally invasive spine surgery · and much more ... all in the two-volume set that practitioners have been turning to for the best operative and nonoperative approaches in spinal treatment since 1975.

• Includes state-of-the-art discussions of bone grafting and bone growth augmentation · artificial disc replacement · minimally invasive surgical procedures · genetic applications · bone morphogenetic protein as an alternative to traditional spine fusion · and other timely topics.
• Provides a completely new section on diagnosis that delivers multi-disciplinary perspectives on this primary clinical concern.
• Presents a new section on The Failed Back that systematically covers even the most complex problems.

• Covers both surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches.
• Features a total reorganization into shorter, more focused chapters.
• Offers contributions from mostly new contributors, to ensure fresh, contemporary insights on every topic.
• Incorporates a significant amount of new and redrawn art work.

With more than 125 additional contributing experts.

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"An excellent text for both surgeons and nonsurgeons who diagnose and treat diseases of the spine. It expands upon previous editions, with new sections that help the reader to stay current in areas of rapid advancement such as outcome studies and minimally invasive surgery...Highly recommended."-JBJS
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721647777
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/24/2006
  • Edition description: 2-Volume Set
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1744
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 11.25 (h) x 3.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery; Head, Section of Spinal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Mrdicine, Chief, Spine Service, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital; Director, Section of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedics, University of California, San Diego; Chief, Section of Spine Surgery, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics and Clinical Professor of Neurologic Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL; Co-Director of Spinal Cord Injury Service, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

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Table of Contents


1. Developmental Anatomy
2. Applied Anatomy
3. Architectural Design and Function of Human Back Muscles
4. Intervertebral Disc: Normal, Aging, and Pathologic
5. Lumbar Musculature: Anatomy and Function
6. Pain Mechanisms: Basic Science
7. Osteoporosis and Bone Physiology
8. Genetic Applications: Overview
9. Biomechanics
10. Outcomes Research for Spine Disorders


11. The Patient History and Physical Examination: Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar
12. Spine Imaging
13. Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Velocity, and Dermatomal Somatosensory Evoked Potential
14. Intraoperative Somatosensory and Motor-Evoked Potentials
15. Epidural Nerve Block, Nerve Root Injections, and Discography


16. Cervical Spine: Anterior and Posterior
17. Thoracic Spine: Anterior
18. Thoracic Spine: Posterior
19. Thoracoscopic Approach for Spinal Conditions
20. Lumbosacral Spine: Anterior
21. Minimally Invasive Posterior Surgical Approaches to the Lumbar Spine
22. Lumbosacral Spine: Laparoscopic
23. Lumbosacral Spine: Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
24. Lumbosacral Spine: Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)


25. Spinal Fusion: Techniques and Complications of Bone Graft Harvesting
26. Principles of Bone Fusion
27. Growth Factors and Cytokines as Stimulants of Bone Healing in Spinal Fusion: Clinical Applications
28. Electrical Stimulation of Bone Healing: Clinical Applications
29. Cervical Instrumentation: Anterior and Posterior
30. Thoracic and Lumbar Instrumentation: Anterior and Posterior


31. Back Pain in Children and Adolescents
32. Congenital Scoliosis
33. Idiopathic Scoliosis
34. Neuromuscular Scoliosis
35. Kyphosis: Congenital and Scheuermann’s
36. Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
37. Trauma in the Immature Spine
38. The Immature Spine and Athletic Injuries
39. Congenital Anomalies of the Cervical Spine
40. Congenital Anomalies of the Spinal Cord
41. Spinal Disorders Associated with Skeletal Dysplasias and Metabolic Diseases


42. Arthritic Disorders
43. Surgical Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis
44. Management of Ankylosing Spondylitis


45. Cervical Spine: Clinical Syndromes Radiculopathy and Myelopathy
46. Cervical Spine: Differential Diagnosis
47. Medical Myelopathies
48. Nonoperative Management of Disc and Degenerative Disorders
49. Surgical Management of Axial Pain
50. Cervical Radiculopathy: Anterior Surgical Approach
51. Cervical Myelopathy: Anterior Surgical Approach
52. Cervical Myelopathy: Posterior Approach—Laminectomy
53. Cervical Myelopathy: Posterior Approach—Laminoplasty
54. Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament


55. Thoracic Disc Disease
56. Lumbar Disc Disease
57. Percutaneous Fusion
58. Disc and Nucleus Replacement: Basic Science and Clinical Results
59. Lumbar Disc Herniation


60. Spinal Stenosis: Pathophysiology, Clinical Evaluation, and Differential Diagnosis
61. Nonoperative Management of Spinal Stenosis
62. Surgical Management of Spinal Stenosis


63. Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
64. Isthmic Spondylolisthesis
65. Adult Scoliosis and Kyphosis
66. Thoracoscopic Surgery: Clinical Applications


67. Injuries of the Upper Cervical Spine
68. Injuries of the Lower Cervical Spine
69. Thoracolumbar Spinal Injuries
70. Late Decompression of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury
71. Injuries of the Sacrum
72. Acute Treatment of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury
73. Vertebral Artery Injuries Associated with Cervical Spine Trauma
74. Spinal Orthoses for Traumatic and Degenerative Disease
75. Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
76. Tumors of the Spine
77. Infections of the Spine
78. Metabolic Bone Disorders of the Spine
79. Osteoporosis: Surgical Strategies


80. Intradural Tumors
81. Intradural Infections
82. Interventional Neuroradiology of the Spine
83. Arteriovenous Malformations of the Spinal Cord
84. Syringomyelia


85. Spinal Cord and Nerve Root Injuries
86. Dural Tears
87. Vascular Complications
88. Instrumentation Complications
89. Postoperative Infections


90. Failed Surgery: Algorithm for Treatment
91. Revision Surgery: Disc and Stenosis
92. Treatment of Pseudarthrosis
93. Revision Strategies: Failed Instrumentation
94. Postoperative Cervical Deformities
95. Iatrogenic Flatback Deformity
96. Surgical Procedures for Chronic Pain Management


97. Restoring Patients with Non-Specific Low Back Pain to Gainful Employment
98. Psychological Strategies for Chronic Pain Management
99. Pharmacological Strategies for Chronic Pain Management


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