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Malformations of the spinal cord


Könü-Leblebicioglu, D; Yonekawa, Y (2008). Malformations of the spinal cord. In: Boos, N; Aebi, M. Spinal Disorders: Fundamentals of Diagnosis and treatment. Berlin, Heildelberg, New York: Springer, 797-821.

Abstract

History of Spinal Disorders.- Basic Science: Biomechanics of the Spine.- Spinal Instrumentation.- Age-Related Changes of the Spine.- Pathways of Spinal Pain.- Epidemiology and Risk Factors of Spinal Disorders.- Predictors of Surgical Outcome.- Patient Assessment: History and Physical Examination.- Imaging Studies.- Spinal Injections.- Neurological Assessment in Spinal Disorders.- Neurophysiological Investigations.- Surgical Approaches.- Peri- and Postoperative Management: Preoperative Assessment.- Intraoperative Anaestesia Management.- Postoperative Care and Pain Management.- Degenerative Disorders: Degenerative Disorders of the Cervical Spine.- Disc Herniation and Radiculopathy.- Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.- Degenerative Lumbar Spondylosis.- Non-specific Low Back Pain.- Postoperative Rehabilitation.- Spinal Deformities and Malformations: Idiopathic Scoliosis.- Neuromuscular Scoliosis.- Congenital Scoliosis.- Degenerative Scoliosis.- Spondylolisthesis.- Juvenile Kyphosis (Scheuermann's Disease).- Malformations of the Spinal Cord.- Fractures: Cervical Spine Injuries.- Thoracolumbar Spinal Injuries.- Osteoporotic Spine Fractures.- Tumor and Inflammation: Primary Tumors of the Spine.- Spinal Metastasis.- Intradural Tumors.- Infections of the Spine.- Rheumatoid Arthritis.- Ankylosing Spondylitis.- Treatment of Postoperative Complications.- Outcome Questionnaires and Tools in Spinal Surgery.

Abstract

History of Spinal Disorders.- Basic Science: Biomechanics of the Spine.- Spinal Instrumentation.- Age-Related Changes of the Spine.- Pathways of Spinal Pain.- Epidemiology and Risk Factors of Spinal Disorders.- Predictors of Surgical Outcome.- Patient Assessment: History and Physical Examination.- Imaging Studies.- Spinal Injections.- Neurological Assessment in Spinal Disorders.- Neurophysiological Investigations.- Surgical Approaches.- Peri- and Postoperative Management: Preoperative Assessment.- Intraoperative Anaestesia Management.- Postoperative Care and Pain Management.- Degenerative Disorders: Degenerative Disorders of the Cervical Spine.- Disc Herniation and Radiculopathy.- Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.- Degenerative Lumbar Spondylosis.- Non-specific Low Back Pain.- Postoperative Rehabilitation.- Spinal Deformities and Malformations: Idiopathic Scoliosis.- Neuromuscular Scoliosis.- Congenital Scoliosis.- Degenerative Scoliosis.- Spondylolisthesis.- Juvenile Kyphosis (Scheuermann's Disease).- Malformations of the Spinal Cord.- Fractures: Cervical Spine Injuries.- Thoracolumbar Spinal Injuries.- Osteoporotic Spine Fractures.- Tumor and Inflammation: Primary Tumors of the Spine.- Spinal Metastasis.- Intradural Tumors.- Infections of the Spine.- Rheumatoid Arthritis.- Ankylosing Spondylitis.- Treatment of Postoperative Complications.- Outcome Questionnaires and Tools in Spinal Surgery.

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Item Type:Book Section, not refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Neurosurgery
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2008
Deposited On:11 Feb 2009 09:21
Last Modified:06 Dec 2017 17:59
Publisher:Springer
ISBN:978-3-540-40511-5
Additional Information:Chapter 29

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