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By Curtis A. Dickman, Michael G. Fehlings, Ziya L. Gokaslan

This textual content covers the cutting-edge suggestions for diagnosing and
managing tumors of the backbone and spinal twine. From the basics of spinal
cord anatomy and the pathology of spinal tumors, to the review, prognosis,
and therapy suggestions for particular spinal tumors, this is often the one
comprehensive textual content dedicated to handling tumors either surgically and
non-surgically. you will find the newest details on surgical ways for
resection, reconstruction, decompression, and inner stabilization for tumors
of the backbone, spinal wire, and peripheral nerves. The booklet additionally covers such
treatments as systemic and intrathecal chemotherapy, embolization strategies,
external beam radiation remedy, brachytherapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery.

Special features:

  • greater than 700 high caliber illustrations, together with 369 in
    excellent 4 colour, light up thoughts in pathology and surgical procedure
  • complete overview of the elemental technological know-how of tumors of the
    spinal twine and nerves aids the comprehension of pathology and symptoms for
    therapy
  • step by step guideline courses the clinician via
    operative methods, together with decompression of tumors, en bloc resection of
    fundamental spinal tumors, reconstruction of the backbone, spinal fixation and extra
  • dialogue of the present set of rules strategies to regulate
    metastatic spinal disease

This ebook will gain verified neurosurgeons,
orthopedic surgeons, and citizens requiring a whole textual content on present thoughts in dealing with tumors of the backbone and spinal column.

Show description

By Curtis A. Dickman, Michael G. Fehlings, Ziya L. Gokaslan

This textual content covers the cutting-edge suggestions for diagnosing and
managing tumors of the backbone and spinal twine. From the basics of spinal
cord anatomy and the pathology of spinal tumors, to the review, prognosis,
and therapy suggestions for particular spinal tumors, this is often the one
comprehensive textual content dedicated to handling tumors either surgically and
non-surgically. you will find the newest details on surgical ways for
resection, reconstruction, decompression, and inner stabilization for tumors
of the backbone, spinal wire, and peripheral nerves. The booklet additionally covers such
treatments as systemic and intrathecal chemotherapy, embolization strategies,
external beam radiation remedy, brachytherapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery.

Special features:

  • greater than 700 high caliber illustrations, together with 369 in
    excellent 4 colour, light up thoughts in pathology and surgical procedure
  • complete overview of the elemental technological know-how of tumors of the
    spinal twine and nerves aids the comprehension of pathology and symptoms for
    therapy
  • step by step guideline courses the clinician via
    operative methods, together with decompression of tumors, en bloc resection of
    fundamental spinal tumors, reconstruction of the backbone, spinal fixation and extra
  • dialogue of the present set of rules strategies to regulate
    metastatic spinal disease

This ebook will gain verified neurosurgeons,
orthopedic surgeons, and citizens requiring a whole textual content on present thoughts in dealing with tumors of the backbone and spinal column.

Show description

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The presence of intradural anastomoses between nerve roots at the cervical and lumbar spine has been described. Lower ■ Anatomy of the Nerve Roots Thirty-one pairs of roots emerge from the spinal cord. The first cervical and first sacral roots do not have a dorsal root ganglion and therefore lack a corresponding sensory dermatome. 45,62 The spinal contribution to the spinal nerve (cranial nerve XI) from the spine joining the cranial portion is an example of connections between roots at high cervical locations.

Anatomical basis of surgical approaches to the region of the foramen magnum. In: Dickman CA, Spetzler RF, Sonntag VKH, eds. Surgery of the Craniovertebral Junction. New York: Thieme, 1998:13–57 24. Bland JH, Boushey DR. Arthritis and rheumatism. Anatomy and physiology of the cervical spine. Semin Arthritis Rheum 1990;20:1–20 25. Pait TG, Killefer JA, Arnautovic KI. Surgical anatomy of the anterior cervical spine: the disk space, vertebral artery, and associated bony structures. Neurosurgery 1996;39:769–776 26.

This geometry explains why an L4–L5 disc herniation typically compromises L5, whereas far-lateral or foraminal disc herniations tend to compromise L4. The lateral recess is the space limited anteriorly by the PLL and posteriorly by the articular facet and ligamentum flavum. The medial aspect of the pedicle is its medial border. 56 The shape of the spinal canal changes along its length. At upper levels, the spinal canal is shaped like a heart. 52 The pars interarticularis corresponds to the bony region between the superior and inferior articular surfaces.

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