Handbook of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Spine Procedures

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Alan L. Williams, F. Reed Murtagh
Mosby, 2002 - Medical - 251 pages
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Clear and concise, this handy reference provides step-by-step guidance on performing invasive spine procedures for the treatment of patients with a wide range of conditions. An outline style and crisp line drawings direct users to easily referenced details on contraindications, patient preparation, procedural techniques and post-procedure care. Each chapter devotes coverage to one specific diagnostic or therapeutic procedure that can be used to treat a myriad of problems from herniated disks to whiplash.

  • Covers a full range of common and emerging spinal procedures including discography, facet and nerve root injection, nerve root lysis, intra- and extra-spinal biopsy, IDET, and vertebroplasty
    Details all procedures with step-by-step, clearly illustrated instructions.
  • Uses an easy-to-reference outline format for all chapters
  • Devotes each chapter to a particular diagnostic or therapeutic procedure that can be used to treat a variety of problems
  • Emphasizes safe, consistent procedure performance to minimize complications

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