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Spine Secrets Plus

Spine Secrets Plus-a Secrets Series® title in the new PLUS format- gives you the answers you need to succeed on your rotations, your boards, and your career. Dr. Vincent J. Devlin provides the expert perspective you need to grasp the nuances of spine surgery and related specialties. This new edition offers expanded coverage, a larger format, and colorful visual elements to provide an overall enhanced learning experience. All this, along with the popular question-and answer approach, makes it a perfect concise board review tool and a handy clinical reference.

Audience

Residents/Fellows/Recertifying Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Physiatrics; Medical Students in 3rd/4th year rotations

Paperback, 544 Pages

Published: June 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-06952-6

Contents

  • I. Regional Spinal Anatomy

    Chapter 1: Clinically Relevant Anatomy of the Cervical Region

    Chapter 2: Clinically Relevant Anatomy of the Thoracic Region

    Chapter 3: Clinically Relevant Anatomy of the Lumbar and Sacral Region

    II Clinical Evaluation of the Spine Patient

    Chapter 4: Evaluation of Cervical Spine Disorders

    Chapter 5: Evaluation of Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Disorders

    Chapter 6: Evaluation of the Spine Trauma Patient

    Chapter 7: Evaluation of Spinal Deformities

    Chapter 8: Disability Evaluation III Spinal Imaging

    Chapter 9: Strategies for Imaging in Spinal Disorders

    Chapter 10: Radiographic Assessment of the Spine

    Chapter 11: Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Spine

    Chapter 12: Computed Tomography and CT-Myelography

    Chapter 13: Nuclear Imaging and Spinal Disorders

    IV Assesssment and Non-surgical Management of Spinal Disorders

    Chapter 14: Rehabilitation Medicine Approaches to Spinal Disorders

    Chapter 15: Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Spinal Pain

    Chapter 16: Diagnostic and Theraputic Spinal Injections

    Chapter 17: Electrodiagnosis in Spinal Disorders

    Chapter 18: Spinal Orthoses

    Chapter 19: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatment for Back Pain

    V Surgical Management of the Spine: General Considerations

    Chapter 20: Indications for Surgical Intervention in Spinal Disorders

    Chapter 21: When Not to Operate for Spinal Disorders

    Chapter 22: Preoperative Assessment and Planning for Patients Undergoing Spine Surgery

    Chapter 23: Procedures for Decompression of the Spinal Cord and Nerve Roots

    Chapter 24: Spinal Arthrodesis and Bone-Grafting Techniques

    Chapter 25: Surgical Approaches to the Cervical Spine

    Chapter 26: Approaches to the Anterior Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

    Chapter 27: Posterior Surgical Approaches to the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

    Chapter 28: Cervical Spinal Instrumentation

    Chapter 29: Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Instrumentation

    Chapter 30: Instrumentation and Fusion of the Spine to the Sacrum and Pelvis

    Chapter 31: Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring during Spinal Procedures

    Chapter 32: Anesthesia and Related Intraoperative Considerations in Spine Surgery

    Chapter 33: Postoperative Management and Complications after Spine Surgery

    Chapter 34: Revision Spine Surgery

    Chapter 35: Spinal Cord Stimulation and Implantable Drug Delivery Systems

    VI Pediatric Spinal Deformities and Related Disorders

    Chapter 36: Pediatric Back Pain

    Chapter 37: Pediatric Cervical Disorders

    Chapter 38: Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis in Pediatric Patients

    Chapter 39: Idiopathic Scoliosis

    Chapter 40: Sagittal Plane Deformities in Pediatric Patients

    Chapter 41: Neuromuscular Spinal Deformities

    Chapter 42: Congenital Spinal Deformities

    Chapter 43: Special Surgical Techniques for the Growing Spine

    Chapter 44: Pediatric Spine Trauma VII Degenerative Disorders of the Adult Spine

    Chapter 45: Pathophysiology of Degenerative Disorders of the Spine

    Chapter 46: Cervical Degenerative Disorders

    Chapter 47: Thoracic Disc Herniation and Stenosis

    Chapter 48: Low Back Pain: Assessment and Initial Management

    Chapter 49: Lumbar Disc Herniation

    Chapter 50: Discogenic Low Back Pain

    Chapter 51: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    VIII Adult Spinal Deformities and Related Problems

    Chapter 52: Adult Idiopathic and Degenerative Scoliosis

    Chapter 53: Sagittal Plane Deformities in Adults

    Chapter 54: Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis in Adults

    IX Spinal Trauma

    Chapter 55: Upper Cervical Spine Trauma

    Chapter 56: Lower Cervical Spine Injuries

    Chapter 57: Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Fractures

    Chapter 58; Sacral Fractures

    Chapter 59: Spinal Cord Injury

    Chapter 60: Cervical Spine Injuries in Athletes

    Chapter 61: Lumbar Spine Injuries in Athletes

    X Systemic Problems Affecting the Spinal Column

    Chapter 62: Disorders of the Spinal Cord and Related Structures

    Chapter 63: Primary Spine Tumors

    Chapter 64: Metastatic Spine Tumors

    Chapter 65: Metabolic Bone Diseases and the Spine

    Chapter 66: Treatment Options for Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures

    Chapter 67: Spinal Infections

    Chapter 68: Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Chapter 69: Ankylosing Spondylitis

    XI Emerging Spinal Technologies

    Chapter 70: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

    Chapter 71: Artificial Disc Replacement

    Chapter 72: Bone Grafts, Bone Graft Substitutes, and Biologics

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