Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Spine 2

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2002 - Medical - 530 pages
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From the latest imaging technology to the future of spine care, this new edition brings you the most important knowledge on: Evaluations- Biomechanics- Bone Physiology- Nerve Root Pathophysiology- Bone Imaging: Plain Radiography, CT, and Radionuclide Bone Scan- Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Spine- Pain Imaging (discography)- Electrodiagnotics- Differential Diagnosis of Spinal Disorders- The Aging Spine- Outcomes Assessment and Guidelines of Care- Impairment and Return to Work EvaluationNonsurgical Care- Pharmacologic Care of Arthritic and Metabolic Disorders of the Spine- Manipulative Theraphy- Spinal Injections for Diagnosis and Treatment- Chronic Pain Management - The Pain Clinic- Psychosocial Care for Spinal Disorders- Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation- Surgical Care- Fractures and Dislocations- Cervical Spondylosis, Discopathy, and Instability- Thoracic Spondylosis and Discopathy- Lumbar Disk Herniation- Lumbar Stenosis and Degenerative Spondylolisthesis- Lytic and Dysplastic Spondylolisthesis- Pediatric Spinal Deformity- Adult Scoliosis and Deformity- Primary Tumors and Cord Disorders- Musculoskeletal and Metastatic Tumors- ComplicationsNew and Future Developments- Biologic Enhancement of Spinal Arthrodesis- Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery- Disc Replacement Prosthetics- Restoration of Spinal Cord Function- Developing and Future Methods for Spine Care

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Contents

Rex A W Marco MD
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Biomechanics of the Spine
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Bone Physiology
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