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By Ali A Baaj, Praveen V. Mummaneni, Juan S. Uribe, Alexander R. Vaccaro, Mark S. Greenberg

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Drawing at the adventure of leaders in either neurosurgery and orthopedic surgical procedure, Handbook of backbone Surgery is authoritative, concise, and conveyable, designed to be used in a fast moving medical environment. Its assurance of either ideas and methods of latest backbone surgical procedure, together with anatomy, pathology, tactics, and instrumentation, makes it hugely necessary as a refresher ahead of surgical procedure, an simply digestible research consultant, or a regular spouse for physicians taking good care of sufferers with spinal disorders.

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  • An easy-to-read, bullet-style structure that offers readable yet now not overwhelming content material
  • Surgical Pearls that faucet into the stories of surgeons who've mastered that method
  • Common scientific Questions (with solutions) on the finish of each one bankruptcy that spotlight themes usually encountered within the working room and on board checks
  • Superb visible examples that light up the tactics defined
  • Helpful appendices that disguise positioning, spinal orthoses, and scales and final result measures

A first-of-its-kind, this guide is designed to be the go-to advisor for these accomplishing and focused on surgical backbone treatment.

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A Fig. 1â•… Cervical vertebrae superior (A) and oblique (B) views. B 3 Cervical Spine 17 –â•fi Lateral masses of the subaxial spine are composed of the superior and inferior articulating processes (the facet). –â•fi A lateral mass begins lateral to where the lamina and pedicle meet. –â•fi C7 is a transitional vertebra: the lateral mass is thinner and the pedicle is wider than in C3 to C6. 3 –â•fi Cervical disc herniation occurs most frequently at C5/6 and C6/7. –â•fi Biomechanical studies show maximal flexion-extension at C4/5 and C5/6 and maximal lateral bending at C2/3, C3/4, and C4/5.

Far lateral herniation is much less common than posterolateral herniation of the disc. 1 –â•fi Posterolateral disc herniation compresses the traversing nerve root at its lateral recess, before it reaches the intervertebral foramen. 1 30â•… I╇ Clinical Spine Anatomy IV. Vascular Anatomy –â•fi Segmental arteries arise primarily from the lumbar arteries, which in turn divide into anterior and posterior radicular arteries, which enter the intervertebral foramen along with the nerve roots. The arterial feeders of the spinal cord include branches of these radicular arteries as well as the segmental medullary arteries, which also come off of the segmental spinal arteries, with one artery coursing anteriorly and two coursing posteriorly.

Philadelphia PA: Elsevier; 2005:109–135 Answers to Common Clinical Questions 1. False: Pedicles on the concavity are usually smaller. 2. False: The majority of ribs articulate with the corresponding body as well as the body below. 3. C. Normal thoracic kyphosis is between 10 and 40 degrees and has an apex at T7-T8. Pathologic kyphosis can be centered at any level. 5â•… Lumbar Spine Hormuzdiyar H. Dasenbrock and Ali Bydon I. Key Points –â•fi The three-column model of the spine, developed to prognosticate the stability of thoracolumbar fractures, provides a framework to categorize the relevant clinical anatomy of the lumbar spine (Fig.

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