Diseases of the Spine and Spinal Cord
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Diseases of the Spine and Spinal Cord

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Diseases of the Spine and Spinal Cord reviews the full spectrum of disorders affecting this region including primary spinal tumors and metastases, infection, degenerative diseases, and trauma. Presenting an inter-disciplinary perspective, the book includes up-to-date information on therapy [including neurosurgical], new information on developmental disorders of the spine, and a definitive chapter on trauma, including information on biomechanics. A separate chapter on pain syndromes also is included.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 177.8 x 254 x 22.9mm | 1,065.95g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous halftones, line figures, tables
  • 0195129687
  • 9780195129687
  • 2,061,183

Table of contents

1. Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Spine and Spinal Cord ; VERTEBRAL COLUMN ANATOMY: AN OVERVIEW ; COMPONENT-SPECIFIC ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS ; SPINAL CORD ; CONFIGURATION OF THE SPINE ; BIOMECHANICS OF THE SPINAL COLUMN AND SPINAL COLUMN FAILURE ; THE MECHANISMS AND BIOMECHANICS OF NEURAL ELEMENT INJURY ; 2. Clinical Pathophysiology of Spinal Signs and Symptoms ; SEGMENTAL INNERVATION ; LOCALIZATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE SEGMENTAL LEVEL OF SPINAL CORD DYSFUNCTION ; CHARACTERIZATION AND QUANTITATION OF SPINAL CORD DYSFUNCTION: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR TRAUMA PATIENTS ; COMMON SPINAL CORD SYNDROMES ; CHARACTERISTIC CLINICAL FEATURES OF LESIONS AT DIFFERENT LEVELS ; DISTINGUISHING INTRAMEDDULLARY FROM EXTRAMEDULLARY TUMORS ; UNUSUAL CLINICAL FEATURES OF SPINAL TUMORS ; 3. Pain of Spinal Origin ; ANATOMIC BASIS OF BACK & NECK PAIN ; CLASSIFICATION OF PAIN OF SPINAL ORIGIN ; CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE PATIENT ; MANAGEMENT ; 4. Degenerative Disorders of the Spine ; PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF DISC DEGENERATION AND THE SPONDYLOTIC PROCESS ; CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS & CERVICAL SPONDYLOTIC MYELOPATHY (CSM) ; SPINAL STENOSIS & NEUROGENIC CLAUDICATION ; INTERVERTEBRAL DISC HERNIATION ; SCHEUERMANN'S DISEASE ; OSTEOPOROSIS ; 5. Epidural Tumors ; METASTATIC NEOPLASMS ; PRIMARY SPINAL NEOPLASMS ; 6. Intradural-Extramedullary and Intramedullary Tumors and Vascular Malformations ; INTRADURAL-EXTRAMEDULLARY TUMORS ; VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS ; VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS ; SPINAL VASCULAR NEOPLASMS ; EPIDERMOID AND DERMOID CYSTS AND TERATOMAS ; LIPOMA ; INTRAMEDULLARY TUMORS ; 7. Leptomeningeal Metastases ; CLINICAL ANATOMY ; PATHOGENESIS ; PATHOLOGICAL FINDINGS ; PREVALENCE ; CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS ; LABORATORY AND DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING STUDIES ; APPROACH TO THE PATIENT SUSPECTED OF HAVING LEPTOMENINGEAL METASTASES ; THERAPY ; 8. Noncompressive Myelopathies ; ACUTE AND SUBACUTE TRANSVERSE AND ASCENDING MYELITIS PRESUMED SECONDARY TO AUTOIMMUNE BASIS ; VIRAL MYELITIS ; SPIROCHETAL DISEASES OF THE SPINAL CORD ; TOXIC MYELOPATHIES ; METABOLIC AND NUTRITIONAL MYELOPATHIES ; SPINAL CORD INFARCTION ; AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES ; PARANEOPLASTIC MYELOPATHY ; NEURONAL DEGENERATIONS ; TRANSVERSE MYELITIS ; 9. Infectious and Non-Infectious Inflammatory Diseases Affecting the Spine ; PYOGENIC INFECTIONS CAUSING SPINAL CORD COMPRESSION ; INTRAMEDULLARY SPINAL CORD ABSCESS ; TUBERCULOUS SPONDYLITIS ; TUBERCULOSIS MENINGITIS AND SPINAL CORD TUBERCULOMA ; FUNGAL INFECTIONS ; PARASITIC DISEASE ; SARCOIDOSIS ; RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS ; SPONDYLOARTHROPATHIES ; 10. Syringomyelia and Spinal Hemorrhage ; SYRINGOMYELIA ; ARACHNOID CYSTS ; SPINAL HEMORRHAGE ; 11. Spine Trauma, Spinal Cord Injury, and Spinal Stability ; UPPER CERVICAL SPINE INJURY MECHANISMS AND PATTERNS ; FACTORS AFFECTING PATTERN OF INJURY ; SUBAXIAL CERVICAL, THORACIC AND LUMBAR INJURY MECHANISMS AND PATTERNS ; LIGAMENTOUS INJURIES ; FACET DISLOCATION ; PEDIATRIC SPINE INJURY ; CLOSED SPINAL CORD INJURY ; PENETRATING SPINE INJURIES ; STABILITY DETERMINATION AND MANAGEMENT ; 12. Management of the Spinally Impaired Patient ; PREVENTION ; INITIAL CLINICAL MANAGEMENT ; TREATMENT STRATEGIES ; SURGERY FOR SPINE TRAUMA ; PHARMACOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT ; SPINAL BRACING ; FUNCTION AUGMENTATION ; PROGNOSTICATION AND OUTCOME PREDICTION ; REHABILITATIONshow more

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The radiographs, computed tomographs and magnetic resonance images are all of superb quality. * European Journal of Paediatric Neurology *show more