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Fractures of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine





ISBN 9780367395797
Published June 19, 2019 by CRC Press
768 Pages

 
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This reference focuses on individualized spinal injury assessments, immobilization techniques, nonoperative and operative indications, operative fixation strategies, and prognoses. Containing over 1900 references, Fractures of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine is an invaluable resource for orthopedic, spinal, and trauma surgeons; neurosurgeons; emergency medicine physicians; and neurologists; and residents, nurses, and medical school students in these disciplines.

Table of Contents

Spinal Injury: Etiology, Demographics, and Outcomes
Ralph J. Marino
Anatomy and Pathophysiology of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
Oren G. Blam, Douglas M. Ehrler, Wolfgang Rauschning, and Alexander R. Vaccaro
Biomechanics of the Injured Cervical Spine
Paul E. Savas
Emergency Management of Spine Trauma
Daniel A. Capen and Ellen Lepek
Timing of Surgery Following Spinal Cord Injury
Michael J. Vives, Steven R. Garfin, Jean-Jacques Abitbol, and Alexander R. Vaccaro
Physical Examination: ASIA Motor/Sensory Examination and Spinal Cord Injury Syndromes
Bobby Tay and Frank J. Eismont
Imaging in Spinal Trauma
Russ Brummett, Scott Rushton, and Alexander R. Vaccaro
Classification of Cervical Spine Trauma
Anh X. Le and Rick B. Delamarter
Traumatic Injuries of the Occipto-Cervical Junction
R. Alden Milam IV, Jeff S. Silber, and Alexander R. Vaccaro
Atlantoaxial Rotatory Stability
Alexander R. Vaccaro, Jeff S. Silber, R. Alden Milam IV, Hugh L. Bassewitz, Harry N. Herkowitz, and Justin Kubeck
Atlas Fractures
Hugh L. Bassewitz and Harry N. Herkowitz
Odontoid Fractures
David Andreychik
Axis Fractures
Steve J. Hankins, Louis G. Quartarero, and Alexander R. Vaccaro
Distractive Flexion Cervical Spine Injuries: A Clinical Spectrum
Mark Dekutoski and Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol
Compressive Flexion Injuries of the Cervical Spine
Michael J. Vives, Alexander R. Vaccaro, and Jean-Jacques Abitbol
Vertical Compression Injuries of the Cervical Spine
Robert A. McGuire
Distraction Extension Injuries of the Cervical Spine
Robert A. McGuire
Compression Extension Injuries
Federico P. Girardi and Frank P. Cammisa, Jr.
Lateral Flexion Injuries
Federico P. Girardi and Frank P. Cammisa, Jr.
Lateral Mass Fractures of the Cervical Spine: Diagnosis and Surgical Management
Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol, Paulino Yanez, W.R. Marsh, and M.B. Dekutoski
Cervical Whiplash Injuries
Kanwaldeep S. Sidhu and Jeffr

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Biography

Vaccaro, Alexander R.