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Decision making in spinal care.

1588904156

Decision making in spinal care.

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

Thieme Medical Publishers

2007

504 pages

$69.95

Paperback

RD768

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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