Orthopaedic Spine Surgery: - An Instructional Course Textbook available in Paperback
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- Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Based on the instructional course of orthopaedic spine surgery, the "Ulm Spine Week", which is held annually at the Department of Orthopaedics of the University of Ulm, a panel of experts in the field of spine surgery is presenting a variety of issues related to the treatment of acquired disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine as well as to lumbar non-fusion technology.
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Table of ContentsDegenerative/rheumatic disorders and deformities.- Posterior instrumentation of the cervical spine using the neon occipito-cervical system.- Treatment principles in rheumatoid instability of the cervical spine.- Surgical techniques in cervical spinal canal stenosis.- Techniques of thoracic and lumbar pedicle screws, lumbosacral fixation, and costotransversectomy.- Fusion procedures for degenerative disorders of the lumbar spine-indications, techniques, and results.- Herniation of the lumbar intervertebral disc when is surgery required?.- Lumbar spinal canal stenosis decompression with or without stabilization?.- Spondylolisthesis diagnosis and therapy.- Current concepts in scoliosis surgery.- Syringomyelia causes and treatment.- Computer navigation in spine surgery.- Trauma.- Treatment of cervical spine injuries.- Thoracic spine injuries open versus endoscopic procedures.- Surgical treatment of fractures of the lumbar spine.- The role of vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty in the management of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures.- Tumor and infection.- Tumor lesions of the cervical spine pitfalls and their solution.- Tumorous diseases of the thoracic and lumbar spine.- Epidemiology and prognosis in spinal metastasis.- Spondylitis and spondylodiscitis.- Non-fusion technology.- Biomechanical characteristics of different non-fusion implants.- Interspinous devices implants, indications and results.- Lumbar total disc replacement implants, indications, and results.