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Title Surgery of the thoracic spine : principles and techniques / [edited by] Ali A. Baaj, U. Kumar Kakarla, Han Jo Kim
Published New York : Thieme, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents Surgery of the Thoracic Spine: Principles and Techniques; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword I; Foreword II; Preface; Contributors; Part I: Introduction; 1 Pulmonary and Chest Wall Physiology; 2 Biomechanics of the Thoracic Spinal Column; 3 Anesthetic Considerations for Surgery of the Thoracic Spine; 4 Clinical Presentation of Thoracic Spinal Compression; 5 Nonoperative Neurological Diseases of the Thoracic Spinal Cord; Part II: Deformity; 6 Surgical Management of Congenital Scoliosis; 7 Neuromuscular Scoliosis; 8 Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis; 9 Scheuermann's Kyphosis
10 Proximal Junctional Deformity11 Posttraumatic Deformity; Part III: Degenerative Disease; 12 Thoracic Spinal Stenosis; 13 Paracentral Disc Herniations of the Thoracic Spine; 14 Midline Disc Herniations of the Thoracic Spine; 15 Spondyloarthropathies; Part IV: Infection; 16 Epidural and Soft-Tissue Infections; 17 Thoracic Osteomyelitis and Discitis; 18 Fungal and Tubercular Infections of the Thoracic Spine; Part V: Tumor and Vascular; 19 Primary Tumors of the Thoracic Spinal Column; 20 Metastatic Disease of the Thoracic Spinal Column; 21 Intradural Extramedullary Tumors
22 Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors23 Surgical Management of Thoracic Spinal Arteriovenous Malformations; Part VI: Trauma; 24 Classifications of Thoracic Spinal Fractures; 25 Complete and Incomplete Thoracic Spinal Cord Injuries; 26 Posterior Approaches for Thoracic Spine Fractures; 27 Ventral Approaches to the Thoracic Spine for Trauma; 28 Osteoporotic Compression Fractures; Part VII: Further Topics; 29 Idiopathic Spinal Cord Herniation; 30 Intraoperative Neuromonitoring During Thoracic Spine and Spinal Cord Surgery; 31 Neuronavigation for Complex Thoracic Spine Surgery; Index
Summary The definitive guide to thoracic spine pathologies and state-of-the-art surgical approaches Surgery of the Thoracic Spine: Principles and Techniques by renowned spine surgeons Ali Baaj, Kumar Kakarla, and Han Jo Kim fills a gap in the literature, with content focused solely on pathologies and surgical techniques of the thoracic spine and vertebral column. Starting with a thoughtful discussion on the uniqueness of the thoracic region as it relates to pulmonary function, the richly illustrated textbook covers a full spectrum of topics from biomechanics and anesthetic considerations to neuromonit
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Thoracic Vertebrae -- surgery.
Spinal Diseases -- surgery.
Spine -- Diseases.
Thoracic vertebrae -- Surgery
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Spine -- Diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Baaj, Ali A., editor.
Kakarla, U. Kumar, editor.
Kim, Han Jo (Orthopedic surgeon), editor.
ISBN 1626238561