Surgery of the Pediatric Spine

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Overview

Ideal for neurosurgeons, pediatric neurosurgeons, and orthopedic surgeons, Surgery of the Pediatric Spine is a comprehensive multidisciplinary reference for the surgical management of the most frequently encountered spine problems in the pediatric patient. An overview of developmental and clinical aspects provides essential information on biomechanics, neuroimaging, preoperative evaluation, anesthesia, and neurophysiological monitoring. The book goes on to present the surgical anatomy and various approaches to the spine and spinal cord. Chapters are grouped into easy-to-reference sections that are organized by type of problem, including congenital anomalies and developmental disorders; neoplasms; vascular malformations; inflammatory and infectious diseases; neuromuscular disease; trauma; and deformities. The book also presents special techniques for the treatment of spinal deformity, such as osteotomy, vertebrectomy, VEPTR expansion thoracoplasty, and fusionless techniques. A chapter devoted to the rehabilitation of children with spinal cord injury covers the principles and key concepts in treatment, as well as the possible secondary complications and challenges that are unique to pediatric patients.

Highlights:

  • Clinical insights from well-known experts in the fields of neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and orthopedics
  • Detailed information for each stage of management guides the reader through clinical presentation, diagnostic studies, indications, operative techniques, nonsurgical treatments, possible complications, and outcomes
  • More than 1,000 illustrations and images demonstrate key concepts
  • Numerous cases in selected chapters illustrate management principles and treatment outcomes

An invaluable resource for multidisciplinary approaches to patient care, this comprehensive text provides readers with a solid foundation in the specific issues associated with treating the pediatric patient with spine disease and disorders.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

Lavishly illustrated with high-quality radiographs and line drawings. Tables are clearly labeled and easy to understand... A high-quality text which gives useful up-to-date information concerning management of the pediatric spine. The authors should be commended for their collaborative efforts and their accomplishment in addressing a very complex topic in a comprehensive way.--Journal of NeurosurgeryNumerous clinical cases are included to highlight particular challenges. The text is supplemented with over 1000 black-and-white images and 73 tables. Chapters are generously augmented with references, with many chapters citing over 100 articles. The broad subject coverage and detailed, well-researched chapters combine to form a fine text that offers readers a thorough understanding of pediatric spine disease and its current management.--AANS (American Association of Neurological Surgeons) Young Neurosurgeons' NewsletterComprehensive...This book now effectively becomes the authoritative reference for pediatric spine surgery...an excellent resource...It should be considered valuable for any orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon who has an interest in pediatric spinal disease and will remain a valued reference for many years as the field continues to evolve and mature.--The Canadian Journal of Neurological SciencesA multidisciplinary reference...chapters are grouped into easy-to-reference sections...an invaluable resource for multidisciplinary approaches to patient care.--European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
From The Critics
Reviewer: Celso Agner, MD, MS, MSc (Michigan Neurology Partners)
Description: Extensive development in the understanding of neuroanesthesiological, neurosurgical, and mechanical aspects of pediatric spinal disorders has triggered progress in surgical techniques. This comprehensive book is a much-needed resource for anyone performing complex pediatric spine surgery.
Purpose: This book aims to provide a comprehensive view of the current standards of clinical and radiological diagnoses, biomechanical principles, and surgical management of pediatric spinal diseases.
Audience: Neurosurgeons, pediatric neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and rehabilitation practitioners are the main audience. The authors are leading experts in the management of complex pediatric spinal conditions.
Features: With over 1,000 high quality pictures, superbly written text, and updated references, this book describes in detail the principles of pediatric spine biomechanics, anesthesia, instrumentation, and non-fusion techniques of the pediatric spine. The last chapter interestingly describes principles of rehabilitation of the pediatric spine, an important aspect since ability to function as a normal adult is a crucial point to consider in the performance of surgery in this population. Overall, this is an authoritative compendium on common and complex spinal disorders, written by over 120 leading experts in the field.
Assessment: This is an excellent reference for neurosurgeons, pediatric neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and rehabilitation practitioners. It should be an integral part of any of these departmental libraries.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588903426
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 1/7/2008
  • Pages: 896
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author


Chairman, Orthopedic Surgery Department, Rady Childrens Hospital and Health Center; Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California - San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
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