The Biology of the Intervertebral Disc: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Biology of the Intervertebral Disc

1st Edition

By Peter Ghosh

CRC Press

224 pages

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Hardback: 9780367235581
pub: 2019-09-27
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First Published in 1988, this book documents the role, biology, and structure of the Intervertebral Disc. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Medicine, Chiropractors, and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

9. Nutrition and Metabolism of the Intervertebral Disc. 10. Mechanics of the Intervertebral Disc. 11. Disc Pathology and Disease States. 12. Influence of Drugs, Hormones and Other Agents on the Metabolism of the Disc and the Sequelae of its Degeneration. 13. Potential of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Investigations of Disc Pathology. Index.

About the Author

Peter Ghosh

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Orthopedics
MEDICAL / Surgery / General