Spinal Deformities: The Comprehensive Text [NOOK Book]

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Here is the first book to bring basic and clinical science together in the challenging field of spinal deformities. A renowned team of international authors provide the soup-to-nuts information you need, demonstrating not only how to stop progression of a deformity, but also how to quickly and safely correct it.Beginning with an introduction to surgical anatomy, the book covers physiology, pharmacology, neurology, radiology, instrumentation, surgical techniques, complications, and more. It provides vital details ...
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Overview

Here is the first book to bring basic and clinical science together in the challenging field of spinal deformities. A renowned team of international authors provide the soup-to-nuts information you need, demonstrating not only how to stop progression of a deformity, but also how to quickly and safely correct it.Beginning with an introduction to surgical anatomy, the book covers physiology, pharmacology, neurology, radiology, instrumentation, surgical techniques, complications, and more. It provides vital details on every aspect of spinal deformities from degenerative disc disease and neuromuscular scoliosis to fusion techniques and revision surgery. Special features of this encyclopedic resource:State-of-the-art approaches to clinical evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation from a who's who of leading expertsMore than 1,000 high-quality illustrations demonstrate all surgical proceduresDetailed, in-depth analysis of everything from anatomy and pharmacology to biomechanics and anesthesiologyEndorsed by the world's leading scoliosis/spinal organization, The Scoliosis Research SocietyThis book is the bible for treating spinal deformities that every orthopedic surgeon, neurosurgeon, and resident needs. Take advantage of this single-volume text that contains all the facts and information necessary to successfully manage spinal deformities!
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'The various texts benefit from superb iconography. This work, which goes far beyond spine deformities, constitutes a reference book.' — European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604064346
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 268
  • Sales rank: 726,747
  • File size: 51 MB
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Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
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Table of Contents

Foreword 1
Foreword 2
Preface
Acknowledgments
Dedication
List of Contributors
Sect. 1 Gross Anatomy 1
1 Surgical Anatomy of the Sacrum and Pelvis 2
2 Surgical Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine 14
3 Surgical Anatomy of the Thoracic Spine 25
4 Surgical Anatomy of the Cervical Spine 33
5 Muscles and Ligaments 46
Sect. 2 Microanatomy 53
6 Development and Maturation of the Spine and Spinal Cord 54
7 Microscopic Anatomy of Bone 72
8 Macro- and Microscopic Anatomy of the Disk and End Plate 78
9 Nervous System 90
Sect. 3 Physiology 115
10 Physiology of Bone 116
11 Nerve and Muscle Physiology 121
12 Pulmonary and Chest Cage Physiology 126
13 Electrophysiology 135
14 Cerebral Spinal Fluid Physiology 149
Sect. 4 Biomechanics 153
15 Biomechanics 154
16 Biomechanics of the Intervertebral Disk 172
17 Spine Testing Modalities 176
Sect. 5 Pharmacology 187
18 Antibiotic Therapy in Spine Surgery 188
19 Osteoporosis: Evaluation and Pharmacologic Treatment 195
20 Pharmacologic Agents that Minimize Perioperative Blood Loss in Spine Surgery 200
21 Common Medications in Spinal Afflictions 206
Sect. 6 Pathology 211
22 Pathophysiology of Lumbar Degenerative Disk Disease 212
23 Spinal Inflammatory Arthritides 216
24 Spinal Neuroarthropathy (Charcot's Spine) 218
25 Pyogenic Vertebral Infection 221
26 Coagulation Disorders in Spine Surgery 237
27 Blood Conservation Strategies in Spine Surgery 239
28 Management of Metastatic Disease to the Spine 249
Sect. 7 Clinical Evaluation 257
29 Evaluation of the Patient with Congenital Spine Deformity 258
30 Clinical Evaluation of the Patient with a Spine Deformity (Scoliosis, Kyphosis) 267
31 Clinical Evaluation for Neuromuscular Scoliosis and Kyphosis 272
32 Evaluation of Back Pain in the Spinal Deformity Patient 284
Sect. 8 Neurology 301
33 Spinal Cord Injury, Reflexes, and Syndromes 302
34 Anterior Horn Cell Disease: Poliomyelitis, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Acute Transverse Myelitis 307
35 Congenital and Developmental Spinal Cord Abnormalities: Syringomyelia, Tethered Cord, Diastematomyella, Diplomyelia 311
36 The Spine in Friedrich's Ataxia, Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, and Familial Dysautonomia 313
37 Cerebral Palsy, Myelodysplasia, Hydrosyringomyelia, Rett Syndrome, and Muscular Dystrophies 316
Sect. 9 Anesthesia 327
38 Anesthetic Considerations for Spinal Surgery 328
Sect. 10 Radiology 349
39 Radiology 350
Sect. 11 Rehabilitation 383
40 Rehabilitation 384
Sect. 12 Treatment of the Adult Spine 391
41 Operative Management of Degenerative Lumber Stenosis 392
42 Degenerative Disk Disease and Degenerative Spondylolisthesis of the Lumbar Spine 397
43 Adult Spine Trauma 406
44 Inflammatory Arthritis of the Spine 424
45 Vertebral Osteomyelitis 443
46 Neoplasms of the Spinal Column 450
Sect. 13 Surgical Techniques 477
47 Tables and Positioning 478
48 Halo and Cranial Traction 487
49 Approaches to the Cervical Spine 497
50 Open Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Surgical Approaches 506
51 Cervical Decompression 517
52 Decompression for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis 528
53 Spine Fusion 540
54 Spine Osteotomy and Resection 551
55 Staging Plus Complications of Approaches 562
56 Thoracoplasty 568
57 Endoscopic and Mini-Open Approaches to the Spine 571
Sect. 14 Instrumentation and Complications 577
58 Basic Principles of Deformity Correction 578
59 A Biomechanical Approach to Posterior Spinal Instrumentation: Principles and Applications 588
60 Sacropelvic Fixation in Spinal Deformity 601
61 Neurological Injury Complicating Surgery 615
62 Postoperative Complications 626
63 Revision Surgery 634
Sect. 15 Pediatric Spine 655
64 Etiology of Scoliosis 656
65 Idiopathic Scoliosis: Prevalence and Natural History 669
66 Congenital Scoliosis and Kyphosis 684
67 Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders of the Child's Spine 694
68 The Spine in Skeletal Syndromes and Dysplasias 701
69 Neuromuscular Scoliosis 718
70 Pediatric Spine Trauma 730
71 Spine Tumors in Childhood and Adolescence 743
Sect. 16 Deformities 751
72 Idiopathic Scoliosis: General Considerations, Natural History, and Treatment Guidelines 752
73 Bracing in Scoliosis 755
74 Spinal Deformities Associated with Metabolic Diseases 761
75 Perioperative Blood and Blood Product Management for Spinal Deformity Surgery 771
76 Scheuermann's Kyphosis 777
77 Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis 787
78 Intraoperative and Immediate Postoperative Complications of Spinal Deformity Surgery 801
Glossary 809
Index 819
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