Rothman-Simeone and Herkowitz’s The Spine, 2 Vol Set

Rothman-Simeone and Herkowitz’s The Spine, 2 Vol Set

7th Edition - September 11, 2017

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  • Authors: Steven Garfin, Frank Eismont, Gordon Bell, Christopher M. Bono, Jeffrey S. Fischgrund
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323511957
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323393973

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Get comprehensive, practical coverage of both surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches from the world’s most trusted authorities in spine surgery and care. Rothman-Simeone and Herkowitz’s The Spine, 7th Edition, edited by Drs. Steven R. Garfin, Frank J. Eismont, Gordon R. Bell, Jeffrey S. Fischgrund, and Christopher M. Bono, presents state-of-the-art techniques in both text and video formats, helping you apply today’s newest developments in your practice.

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Highlights critical information through the use of pearls, pitfalls, and key points throughout the text, as well as more than 2,300 full-color photographs and illustrations.

Table of Contents

  • Rothman-Simeone: The Spine (7th Edition)



    Section 1: Basic Science

    1. Development of the Spine

    2. Applied Anatomy of the Spine

    3. Architectural Design and Function of Human Back Muscles

    4. Lumbar Musculature: Anatomy and Function

    5. The Intervertebral Disc-Normal, Aging, Pathologic (Chemical-Anatomic)

    6. Biomechanics of the Spinal Motion Segment

    7. Sciatica and Nerve Root Pain in Disc Herniation and Spinal Stenosis: A Basic Science Review and Clinical Perspective

    8. Basic Concepts in Genetics and Interverteral Disc Degeneration and Scoliosis

    9. Twin Studies Relevance to Genetic and Environmental Influences

    10. Outcomes Research for Spinal Disorders

    11. Finite Element Modeling: An Overview and Clinical Relevance

    Section 2: Diagnosis

    12. The Patient History and Physical Examination: Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar

    13. Spine Imaging

    14. The Electrodiagnostic Examination

    15. Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring of the Spine

    16. Targeting "Pain Generators"

    17. Discography

    Section 3: Surgical Anatomy and Approaches

    18. Cervical Spine: Surgical Approaches

    19. Thoracic Spine: Surgical Approaches

    20. Posterior-Lateral Approaches

    21. Lateral Approaches

    22. Anatomy and Non-Operative Results, Pre-Operative Injections, Rx

    23. SI Joint Surgery

    24. Outcomes Perspectives

    Section 4: Pediatrics

    25. Back Pain in Children and Adolescents

    26. Congenital Scoliosis

    27. Idiopathic Scoliosis

    28. Neuromuscular Scoliosis

    29. Thoracoscopic Techniques

    30. Pediatric Kyphosis: Scheurmann's Disease and Congenital Deformity

    31. Spondyloysis and Spondylolisthesis

    32. Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spinal Trauma of the Immature Spine

    33. The Immature Spine and Athletic Injuries

    34. Congenital Anomalies of the Cervical Spine

    35. Congenital Anomalies of the Spinal Cord

    Section 5: Cervical Degenerative Disorders

    36. Cervical Spinal Disorders Associated with Skeletal Dysplasias and Metabolic Diseases

    37. Pathophysiology, Natural History and Clinical Syndromes of Cervical Disc

    38. Medical Myelopathies

    39. Nonoperative Management of Disc and Degenerative Disorders

    40. Surgical Management of Axial Pain

    41. Cervical Radioculopathy: Surgical Management

    42. Management Cervical Myelopathy: Surgical Management

    43. Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament (OPLL)

    44. Cervical Disc Replacement

    Section 6: Thoracic and Lumbar Disc Disease

    45. Thoracic Disc Disease: Clinical and Surgical Management

    46. Lumbar Disc Disease: Overview of Clinical Problem

    47. Lumbar Disc Herniations

    48. Annulus Repair

    49. Lumbar Disc Degeneration: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion, Degeneration and Disc/Replacement

    50. Lumbar Disc Degeneration: Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (Anterior)

    51. Posterolateral & Lateral Corpectomies

    52. Dynamic Stabilization: What's Current, What's the Potential

    Section 7: Minimally Invasive Surgery

    53. Rationale of MIS Surgery

    54. Minimally Invasive (Posterior) Surgical Approaches to the Spine

    55. MIS Posterior Lumbar Instrumentation

    56. MIS Posterior Lumbar Fusion Techniques

    57. Endoscopic Lumbar Surgery

    58. Interspinous Spacers

    59. MIS Cervical Surgery Techniques

    60. Future Direction in MIS Spinal Surgery

    Section 8: Spinal Stenosis

    61. Spinal Stenosis: Pathophysiology, Clinical Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis

    62. Nonoperative Management Of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    63. Surgical Management of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    64. Degenerative Spondyolisthesis

    Section 9: Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation

    65. Techniques and Complications of Bone Graft Harvesting

    66. Principles of Bone Fusion

    67. Bone Substitues: Basic Science and Clinical Application

    68. Electrical Stimulation of Spinal Fusion

    69. Cervical Instrumentation: Anterior and Posterior

    70. Thoracic and Lumbar Instrumentation: Anterior and Posterior

    Section 10: Adult Deformity

    71. Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

    72. Adult Scoliosis

    73. Fixed Sagittal Imbalance

    Section 11: Spine Trauma

    74. Basic Science of Spinal Cord Injury

    75. Injuries of the Upper Cervical Spine

    76. Injuries of the Lower Cervical Spine

    77. Thoracic and Lumbar Spinal Injuries

    78. Sacral Fractures

    79. Acute Treatment of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

    80. Vertebral Artery Injuries Associated with Cervical Spine Trauma

    81. Spinal Orthoses for Traumatic and Degenerative Disease

    82. Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

    Section 12 Afflictions of the Vertebrae

    83. Arthritis Disorders

    84. Surgical Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis

    85. Ankylosing Spondylitis

    86. Tumors of the Spine

    87. Infections of the Spine

    88. Metabolic Bone Disorders of the Spine

    89. Osteoporosis: Surgical Strategies

    Section 13: Spinal Cord

    90. Intradural Tumors

    91. Spinal Intradural Infections

    92. Vascular Malformations of the Spinal Cord

    93. Vascular Anatomy of the Spine, Imaging and Endovascular Treatment of Spinal Vascular Diseases

    94. Syringomyelia

    Section 14: Complications of Spinal Surgery

    95. Intraoperative-Postoperative Nerve and Spinal Cord Injuries

    96. Spinal Dural Injuries

    97. Vascular Complications in Spinal Surgery

    98. Instrumentation Complications

    99. Postoperative Spinal Infections

    100. Pseudarthrosis

    101. Transitional

    102. Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

    Section 15: Failed Surgery

    103. Revision Surgery

    104. Failed Disc Replacement

    105. Postoperative Cervical Deformity of the Spine

    106. Arachnoidditis/Epidural Fibrosis

    Section 16: Chronic Pain/Rehabilitation

    107. Chronic Pain: The Basic Science

    108. Psychologic Strategies for Chronic Pain

    109. Pharmacologic Strategies in Back Pain and Radiculopathy

    110. Physical Therapy: The Science

    111. Functional Restoration

    112. Surgical Procedures for the Control of Chronic Pain

Product details

  • No. of pages: 2208
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2017
  • Published: September 11, 2017
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323511957
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323393973

About the Authors

Steven Garfin

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Diego Health System, San Diego, California, USA

Frank Eismont

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics and Clinical Professor of Neurologic Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL; Co-Director of Spinal Cord Injury Service, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

Gordon Bell

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery; Head, Section of Spinal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Christopher M. Bono

Dr. Christopher Bono is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Service at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in Boston, MA. Dr. Bono also is Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Co-Director, Harvard MGH-BWH Combined Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship. In addition, he serves as Adjunct Staff in the Spine Research Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical College of Ohio in Cincinnati, OH.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Orthopaedic Spine Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts

Jeffrey S. Fischgrund

Dr. Jeffrey S. Fischgrund is the Chairman of the Orthopaedic Department at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, one of the largest Orthopaedic departments in the United States. He is also the physician lead of the Orthopedics Center of Excellence and the program director of the Orthopedic Surgery of the Spine Fellowship. Dr. Fischgrund has been on the Beaumont, Royal Oak staff for over 20 years, focusing on spine surgery. He holds a faculty appointment as Professor, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters on spine pathology and was the editor of Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 9, the definitive text on orthopaedic surgery published by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Currently, he is the Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the official clinical review Journal of the AAOS. He is in private practice in southeast Michigan and has performed nearly 6,000 spinal surgeries on a wide range of pathology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Harry N. Herkowitz Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Beaumont Health, Royal Oak, Michigan

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