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By Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger

The authors current anatomical, biomechanical, and scientific uncomplicated wisdom suitable to degenerative ailments of the surgical backbone and describe how you can decide on the process, implant, and surgical approach intimately. quite a few figures illustrate the decision-making method and surgical ideas step by step. The publication additionally includes key issues approximately implant security and attainable issues in addition to an outlook to the way forward for cervical backbone surgery.

Degenerative illnesses of the Cervical Spine is geared toward spinal surgeons (neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons), actual therapists, normal practitioners, and rehabilitation physicians, worldwide.

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By Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger

The authors current anatomical, biomechanical, and scientific uncomplicated wisdom suitable to degenerative ailments of the surgical backbone and describe how you can decide on the process, implant, and surgical approach intimately. quite a few figures illustrate the decision-making method and surgical ideas step by step. The publication additionally includes key issues approximately implant security and attainable issues in addition to an outlook to the way forward for cervical backbone surgery.

Degenerative illnesses of the Cervical Spine is geared toward spinal surgeons (neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons), actual therapists, normal practitioners, and rehabilitation physicians, worldwide.

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Handbuch der Neurochirurgie. Siebenter Band/Erster Teil. Berlin/Heidelberg/New York: Springer; 1969.  Elektrophysiologie in der Praxis. München: Elsevier; 2012.  Aids to the examination of the peripheral nervous system. Edinburgh/London/New York/Oxford: Elsevier Saunders; 2000. 5 Conservative Treatment Conservative treatment in cases of degenerative diseases of the cervical spine primarily addresses pain relief. For this nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and, where required, additional central analgesics are applied.

Siebenter Band/Erster Teil. Berlin/Heidelberg/New York: Springer; 1969.  Elektrophysiologie in der Praxis. München: Elsevier; 2012.  Aids to the examination of the peripheral nervous system. Edinburgh/London/New York/Oxford: Elsevier Saunders; 2000. 5 Conservative Treatment Conservative treatment in cases of degenerative diseases of the cervical spine primarily addresses pain relief. For this nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and, where required, additional central analgesics are applied.

11 CT-guided facet joint infiltration at C5/C6 on the left side References 35 This advantage of computed tomography is accompanied by the disadvantage of a higher exposure to radiation compared to X-ray imaging, but finally the advantages outweigh the disadvantages especially in the lower cervical levels C6/C7 and C7/T1 where adequate X-ray visualisation is often difficult due to the shoulders. The nerve root infiltration as well as the facet joint infiltration is done with a local anaesthetic.

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