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Decision making in spinal care.


Decision making in spinal care.

Ed. by D. Greg Anderson and Alexander R. Vaccaro.

Thieme Medical Publishers


504 pages




This text meant for orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, physiatrists, primary care physicians, students, and residents outlines management strategies for common spine problems. Anderson and Vaccaro (both orthopaedic surgery, Thomas Jefferson U.) gather together 70 brief chapters organized by diagnosis, anatomic region, or topic, and include conditions such as fractures and metabolic, degenerative, and deformity-related conditions. Special topics cover spinal tumors, osteoporosis, minimally invasive surgery, and spinal cord monitoring. Each chapter has sections on classification, diagnostic workup, treatment, outcome, and complications. Chapter authors are surgeons and other medical specialists from the US.

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Date:Jun 1, 2007
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