Diseases of the Spine and Spinal Cord
Oxford University Press, Jan 13, 2000 - Medical - 432 pages
Diseases of the Spine and Spinal Cord reviews the full spectrum of disorders affecting this region including primary spinal tumors and metastases, infection, degenerative diseases, and trauma. Presenting an inter-disciplinary perspective, the book includes up-to-date information on therapy [including neurosurgical], new information on developmental disorders of the spine, and a definitive chapter on trauma, including information on biomechanics. A separate chapter on pain syndromes also is included.
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2 CLINICAL PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF SPINAL SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
3 PAIN OF SPINAL ORIGIN
4 DEGENERATIVE DISORDERS OF THE SPINE
5 EPIDURAL TUMORS
6 INTRADURALEXTRAMEDULLARY AND INTRAMEDULLARY TUMORS AND VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS
7 LEPTOMENINGEAL METASTASES
8 NONCOMPRESSIVE MYELOPATHIES
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