Autor: Passia, Peter
1st Edition 2015, 600 p., 300 illus.
About the book:
Cervical Myelopathy is a comprehensive guide to the treatment of compression of the spinal cord in the neck, as a result of spinal stenosis. This book is edited by Pete Passias, Adult and Paediatric Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Specialist at the New York University Medical College, ensuring authoritative content throughout. The book is comprised of six sections, divided into 24 chapters. The introductory section covers the anatomy of the skull base and cervical spine, and diagnosis of cervical myelopathy. Further sections cover outcomes of conservative management and surgery, diagnostic aetiologies, surgical management, cervical deformities, and the setting of spine tumours. Surgical procedures covered in the book include laminectomy, laminoplasty and total disc replacement. Cervical Myelopathy contains 300 full colour images, further enhancing this guide for all orthopaedic surgeons. Key Points * Guide to treatment of compressed spinal cord in the neck * Edited by Pete Passias, Adult and Paediatric Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Specialist at the New York University Medical College *300 full colour images