Biomechanics of Spine Stabilization (3rd New edition)

Biomechanics of Spine Stabilization (3rd New edition)

By: Edward C. Benzel (editor)Hardback

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...this book is one of the gems of spinal literature that is a must-read for anyone involved in spinal stabilization surgery... -- Neurosurgery Dr. Benzel has authored an excellent 3rd edition highlighting the fundamental concepts of spinal biomechanics and the evolution of spinal fixation techniques that are sure to benefit neuroradiologist and spine surgeons alike. -- American Journal of Neuroradiology Biomechanics of Spine Stabilization, Third Edition, is a comprehensive and highly readable reference that helps spine specialists understand the clinically important biomechanical principles underpinning spinal surgery and instrumentation so that the best clinical decisions can be made for patients. This new edition includes coverage of the latest spine technology that has evolved over the past decade, such as motion preservation technologies and minimally invasive spine surgery. Features: Single-authored text with the consistent, authoritative voice of world-renowned expert Dr. Benzel More than 350 new figures and original line drawings help clarify information in the text Extensive glossary of basic terminology on biomechanics for quick, easy reference More than 400 review questions at the back of the book for help with exam preparation This book is an excellent clinical reference for spine surgeons, residents, and fellows in the fields of orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery, neuroradiologists, and engineers working for spine device companies.

About Author

Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Cleveland, OH 44195


1) Biomechanically Relevant Anatomy & Material Properties of the Spine & Associated Elements 2) Physical Principles & Kinematics 3) Stability & Instability of the Spine 4) Degenerative & Inflamitory Diseases of the Spine 5) Trauma, Tumor & Infection 6) Spinal Deformations 7) Neural Element Injury 8) Surgical Approaches to the Subaxial Spine 9) The Destabalizing Effects of Spinal Surgery 10) Spinal Fusion 11) Implant Properties 12) Component-Component Interfaces 13) Implant-Bone Interfaces 14) Qualitative Attributes of Spinal Implants 15) Quantitative Attributes of Spinal Implants 16) Construct Design 17) Craniocervical & Upper Cervical Contructs 18) Ventral Subaxial Spine Constructs 19) Dorsal Subaxial Spine Contructs 20) Interbody Contructs 21) Lumbo-Sacral-Pelvic Contructs 22) Regional Nuances 23) Bed Rest & Traction 24) Spinal Bracing 25) Exercises, Conditioning, Other Non-Operative Strategies 26) Deformity Prevention & corerction: Component Strategies 27) Deformity Prevention & Correction: Complex Clinical Strategies 28) Complex Instrumentation Contructs & Force Applications 29) Subsidence & Dynamic Soine Stabalization 30) Contruct Failure & Failure Prevention 31) Biomechanical Testing 32) The Decision-Making Process

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781604069242
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 568
  • ID: 9781604069242
  • weight: 1
  • ISBN10: 1604069244
  • edition: 3rd New edition

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