Spinal Restabilization Procedures

1st Edition

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Aspects of Intervertebral Fusion Cages, Artificial Discs and Mobile Implants

Editors:

  • Print ISBN 9780444510235

Table of Contents

Part I: Background, History, Biomechanics, and Medical Imaging Features.

1. Acquired degenerative changes of the intervertebral segments at and suprajacent to the lumbosacral junction: A radioanatomic analysis of the discal and nondiscal structures of the spinal column and perispinal soft tissue (J.R. Jinkins). 2. Intervertebral disc cages: Background, theory, specific types and dilemmas (D.L. Kaech, J.R. Jinkins). 3. Clinicoradiologic evaluation of degenerative spinal instability, indications and contraindications for a fusion using cages (D.L. Kaech, J.R. Jinkins). 4. Axial loaded CT of the lumbar spine (R. Cartolari). 5 Cine-axial loaded CT: Pre- and post-surgical imaging. Preliminary observations (R. Cartolari). 6. Upright, weight-bearing, dynamic-kinetic MRI of the spine: pMRI/kMRI (J.R. Jinkins, J. Dworkin). 7. Sagittal lumbar spinal balance: A method of measurement (P. Tropiano, J.J. Bronsard, D.L. Kaech). 8. Spinal implant biomechanics for the non-engineer and the role of the interbody fusion device (K.E. Warden). 9. Biomechanical testing of cervical and lumbar interbody fusion cages (H.J. Wilke, A. Kettler, L. Claes).

Part II: Lumbar cages.

10. Ray™ threaded fusion cages for stand-alone lumbar interbody fusions: 6-Year follow-up study (C.D. Ray). 11. Stand alone cages for lumbar interbody fusion: Is this a viable concept? (S.D. Kuslich). 12. Contact cages for posterior lumbar interbody fusion (L. Beckers). 13. Three column fusion using Prospace® invertebral blocks (J.J. Bronsard, P. Tropiano, C. Louis, D.L. Kaech). 14. Lumbar interbody fusion with PEKEKK composite cages (J.P. Elsig, E. Laloux, J. Commarmond, M. Bisserié, K.E. Warden). 15. Posterior lumbar intervertebral fusion using VariLift™ expandable cages (D. Attia). 16. A novel method for microsurgically stabilizing spinal diseases and injuries: Soft hardware for the spine - The OptiMesh system™ (S.D. Kuslich).

Part III: Cervical c

Details

No. of pages:
404
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Print ISBN:
9780444510235

About the editors

Denis Kaech

Affiliations and Expertise

Neurochirurgie, Kantonsspital, Chur, Switzerland

J. Jinkins

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Radiologic Sciences, Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA