Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, An Issue of Orthopedic Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455711130

Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, An Issue of Orthopedic Clinics, Volume 42-4

1st Edition

Authors: Dino Samartzis Kenneth Chang
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455711130
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 21st October 2011

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Epidemiology of Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, Structure and Biology of the Intervertebral Disc in Health and Disease, Nutrition of the Intervertebral Disc, The Endplate and Its Relevance with Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, Genetic Risk Factors in Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, Biomechanics of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, Diagnostic Tools and Imaging Methods in Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, An Overview of the Management of Degenerative Disc Disease, Adjacent Level Disc Disease – Is it Really a Fusion Disease? Prosthetic Total Disc Replacement, Stem Cell Regeneration of the Intervertebral Disc, Gene Therapy for Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, Tissue Engineering for Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, Emerging Technologies for Molecular Therapy for Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, Intervertebral Disc Transplantation


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About the Authors

Dino Samartzis Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Warden, Hornell Hall, Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Spine Research, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Deputy Director, Laboratory and Clinical Research Institute for Pain, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Kenneth Chang Author

Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center

University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor, Deputy Chief, Division of Spine Surgery, at the University of Hong Kong