The Degenerative Cervical Spine

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Marek Szpalski, Robert Gunzburg
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001 - Medical - 338 pages
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ritten by leading orthopaedic, neurosurgical, and neurologic authorities from Europe and the United States, this volume describes the most successful approaches to the diagnosis and management of degenerative cervical spine disorders. Coverage includes all the essential information on anatomy, biomechanics, clinical presentation, diagnosis, surgical and nonsurgical treatments, management of complications, and economic and ethical considerations. Chapters discuss the use of current imaging modalities--including CT and MRI--in the diagnostic workup. Nonsurgical therapies described include steroidal agents, cervical facet blocks, trigger point injections, spinal cord stimulation, and radiofrequency interventions. A major section details current surgical approaches, both with and without instrumentation

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Functional Anatomy of the Cervical Spine
Cervical Spine Biomechanics
Where Does the Pain Come From?

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