Rothman-Simeone: the Spine (2-Volume Set)

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9780721671765: Rothman-Simeone: the Spine (2-Volume Set)
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The 4th Edition of the ultimate reference on the management of spinal disorders. Emphasizes natural history of disorders and careful evaluation of indications for surgery. Presents broad, contemporary coverage of pain management from neuroscience through alternative medicine. Features information on spinal instrumentation, minimally invasive lumbar surgery, and thoracoscopic surgery as well as up-to-date coverage of bone substitutes, discongenic back pain, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, re-do disc surgery, and outcomes research.

  • New chapters on discogenic back pain, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, interventional vascular radiology of the spinal cord, bone substitutes, and outcomes research.
  • Expanded coverage of minimally invasive lumbar surgery and thoracoscopic surgery, as well as spinal instrumentation.
  • Includes newer technologies for imaging, and offers improved MRI and CT images throughout.
  • Presents key information--written by active clinicians--in a straightforward, practice-applicable manner.
  • Incorporates basic science and statistical information when appropriate, providing a more analytical, less "anedoctal" approach to management.
  • Emphasizes the natural history of disorders--and the careful evaluation of surgery indications--to guide readers away from "over-treating" the patient.
  • Addresses factors that help readers recognize and avoid difficult clinical situations.
  • Offers broad, contemporary coverage of pain management, from neuroscience to alternative medicine.
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    Sweeping updates and online access make this edition the

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    Harry N. Herkowitz, MD, Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital; Director, Section of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI; Steven R. Garfin, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedics, University of California, San Diego; Chief, Section of Spine Surgery, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA; Frank J. Eismont, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics and Clinical Professor of Neurologic Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL; Co-Director of Spinal Cord Injury Service, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL; Gordon R. Bell, MD, Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery; Head, Section of Spinal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH; and Richard A. Balderston, MD, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Mrdicine, Chief, Spine Service, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

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    Harry N. Herkowitz MD, Steven R. Garfin MD, Richard A. Balderston MD, Frank J. Eismont MD, Gordon R. Bell MD, Sam W. Wiesel MD
    Published by Saunders (1999)
    ISBN 10: 0721671764 ISBN 13: 9780721671765
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