Adult Degenerative Scoliosis–Coronal and Sagittal Deformities: Treatment and Management

by Alexander R Vaccaro, James S Harrop, Ahmed J Awad

Adult Degenerative Scoliosis – Coronal and Sagittal Deformities: Treatment and Management is developed to aid the general spine surgeon in understanding and approaching difficult coronal and sagittal spinal deformities secondary to degeneration. The field of deformity surgery is evolving and expanding rapidly. The book incorporates the newest of information regarding the fundamentals and technique in an incredibly organized manner, provided by the absolute top echelon of biomechanics and clinical experts in the field. The book begins with discussions on anatomy, pathoetiology, imaging, sagittal balance, scoliosis, natural history, and biomechanics – followed by discussions on the wide variety of nuances associated with the decision making process. The book concludes with meticulously prepared eloquent dissertations that cover all the options pertaining to surgical management. This book will guide readers on the choice of operative therapy for various degenerative spinal conditions. This book is dedicated to improve the quality of life of patients with degenerative scoliosis.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Vaccaro Alexander R
Delaware Valley Spinal Cord Injury Centre; Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals, The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pa
2. Harrop James S
Delaware Valley Spinal Cord Injury Center, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
3. Awad Ahmed J An‑Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
ISBN 9789351524960
Speciality Orthopedics, Neurosurgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12561
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 194
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