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Surgical management of spinal cord injury [electronic resource] : controversies and consensus / edited by Arun Paul Amar.

Publication:
Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Blackwell Futura, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (274 p.)
Subjects:
Spinal cord -- Surgery.
Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus reviews the controversies pertaining to the emergency, diagnostic, medical, and surgical management of spinal cord injury (SCI). In vitro studies, animal models, and clinical outcome analyses have all failed to yield incontrovertible guidelines that define the role of surgery in SCI. As a result, there is no consensus regarding the necessity, timing, nature, or approach of surgical intervention. In this concise yet comprehensive book some of the leading authorities in the field scrutinize the scientific
Contents:
Pathogenesis of acute spinal cord injury and theoretical bases of neurological recovery / Arun Paul Amar
Pharmacotherapy for spinal cord injury / Steven Casha, Joseph Silvaggio, R. John Hurlbert
Prehospital and emergency department management of spinal cord injury / Stuart P. Swadron, Danny L. Chang, Brian Wilbur
Radiographic workup of spinal cord injury / Nestor R. Gonzalez, Larry T. Khoo, Richard G. Fessler
Controversies in surgical decompression : timing of decompressive surgery of the spinal cord / Mark S. Gerber, Volker K.H. Sonntag
Biomechanics of spinal column failure / Eric P. Roger, G. Alexander Jones, Edward C. Benzel
Principles of spine stabilization / G. Alexander Jones, Eric P. Roger, Edward C. Benzel
Controversies in the management of cervical spinal cord injury / Paul G. Matz, Mark N. Hadley
Surgical decision-making in spinal fracture dislocations / Robert G. Watkins
Spinal cord injury in pediatric patients / Philipp R. Aldana, Douglas L. Brockmeyer
Management of penetrating spinal cord injury / K. Anthony Kim, Arun Paul Amar, Michael L. Levy
Traumatic vascular injury to the cervical spine / Michael L. DiLuna, Arun Paul Amar
Intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring during spinal surgery / Indro Chakrabarti, Jerry Larson, Gordon L. Engler, Steven L. Giannotta
Surgery after the acute phase of traumatic spinal cord injury / Michael Y. Wang, Barth A. Green.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Amar, Arun Paul.
ISBN:
1-281-32284-9
9786611322847
0-470-75316-1
0-470-75314-5
OCLC:
476172429
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