Diseases of the Spine and Spinal Cord

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Oxford University Press, Jan 13, 2000 - Medical - 432 pages
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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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Contents

1 ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS OF THE SPINE AND SPINAL CORD
3
2 CLINICAL PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF SPINAL SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
40
3 PAIN OF SPINAL ORIGIN
91
4 DEGENERATIVE DISORDERS OF THE SPINE
124
5 EPIDURAL TUMORS
166
6 INTRADURALEXTRAMEDULLARY AND INTRAMEDULLARY TUMORS AND VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS
206
7 LEPTOMENINGEAL METASTASES
245
8 NONCOMPRESSIVE MYELOPATHIES
266
9 INFECTIOUS AND NONINFECTIOUS INFLAMMATORY DISEASES AFFECTING THE SPINE
314
10 SYRINGOMYELIA AND SPINAL HEMORRHAGE
341
11 SPINE TRAUMA SPINAL CORD INJURY AND SPINAL STABILITY
359
12 MANAGEMENT OF THE SPINALLY IMPAIRED PATIENT
377
APPENDIX
395
INDEX
399
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