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Fractures of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine

1st Edition

By Alexander R. Vaccaro

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

About the Author

Vaccaro, Alexander R.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Emergency Medicine
MEDICAL / Surgery / General