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Title AOSpine masters series. V. 8, Back pain / guest editors, Jeffrey C. Wang, Claudio Lamartina
Published New York : Thieme, [2017]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents Economic issues, risk factors, and litigation / Marco Brayda-Bruno -- Decision making and flag systems / Gustavo Zanoli -- The supremacy of the clinical evaluation / Roberto Chapa Sosa and Neil N. Patel -- Imaging in back pain / Alberto Zerbi -- Myth and reality of sacroiliac joint pathology / Kristen E. Jones and David W. Polly, Jr. -- State of the art of biology, genetics, and mechanics of the disk / Mauro Alini, Sibylle Grad, Hans-Joachim Wilke, Fabio Galbusera, and Alessandra Colombini -- Neurologic back pain : myopathies, neuromuscular disease, Parkinson, and dystonia / Asdrubal Falavigna and Carlo Domenico Marrone -- Back pain in children and adolescents / Katherine M. Schroeder, Erica E. Gonzalez, and John P. Dormans -- Back pain in adults / Max Aebi -- Back pain in spinal infections / Rishi Mugesh Kanna, Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Emiliano Vialle, and Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran -- Conservative treatment : drugs, physiotherapy, and alternative medicine / Christopher C. Ornelas and Mona Zall -- Outcome evaluation in back pain patients / Martin H. Pham, Andre M. Jakoi, Neil N. Patel, and Jeffrey C. Wang -- Role of minimally invasive surgery in back pain for degenerative spine / Roberto Bassani and Elena Serchi -- Back pain and sagittal alignment / Pedro Berjano -- Patients with multiple surgeries / Claudio Lamartina and Carlotta Martini -- Chronic back pain, failed surgery, and what to do when all options are exhausted / Lawrence G. Lenke
Summary Current statistics indicate that 75-80% of people worldwide will experience some form of back pain during their lifetime. Lumbar pain is a leading cause of disability - a global public health burden with serious economic implications. Written by internationally renowned spine experts, the 8th volume in the AOSpine Masters series is a concise, state-of-the-art overview on fundamental management strategies and current issues and challenges. The text covers the full age spectrum - from childhood to older adulthood - and contributing factors such as the sacroiliac joints, genetics, and spine infec
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Backache.
Back Pain
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Form Electronic book
Author Wang, Jeffrey C., editor
Lamartina, Claudio, editor
AOSpine International (Firm), issuing body.
LC no. 2016030942
ISBN 9781626232303
Other Titles Back pain