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Disorders of the spine are one of the most common medical complaints and can affect nearly everyone at some point during life. As a result, it is crucial for the medical professionals caring for these patients to have a solid understanding of these conditions including a thorough knowledge of spinal anatomy, applied biomechanics, and pathophysiology combined with nonoperative and surgical treatment options. Essentials of Spinal Disorders first provides chapters reviewing the various aspects of basic science including anatomy and biomechanics as well as an overview of key physical examination points and appropriate use of imaging studies. Each of the subsequent chapters on specific spinal Printed Pages: 268. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 74872
Inhaltsangabe: Spinal disorders are common medical conditions and can seriously affect a patient's quality of life. This book is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of spinal disorders, for trainees. Beginning with an introduction to the anatomy and biomechanics of the spine, the following chapters describe the pathophysiology, diagnosis and both surgical and non surgical treatment options for different disorders, including spinal cord injury, cervical disc disease, adult scoliosis, and spinal tumours. A complete chapter is dedicated to spinal imaging as a crucial component for diagnosis, helping reduce cost, as well as the need for invasive surgical investigations. The final chapter discusses bone grafting for spinal reconstruction. Authored by internationally recognised specialists from the USA, this invaluable guide includes nearly 230 images, diagrams and tables. Key points Comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management of spinal disorders Covers anatomy, biomechanics, pathophysiology and surgical and non surgical treatment Separate chapters dedicated to spinal imaging and bone grafting Internationally recognised US author team
About the Author: Jason C Eck DO MS Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Centre for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA Christian P DiPaola MD Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Massachusetts, USA
Titel: Essentials of Spinal Disorders
Verlag: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Auflage: First edition.
Buchbeschreibung JP Medical Ltd Feb 2014, 2014. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9789350909836