Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus (Hardback)Dr Arun Paul Amar (editor)
Hardback 272 Pages / Published: 13/04/2007
- We can order this
Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus reviews the controversies pertaining to the emergency, diagnostic, medical, and surgical management of spinal cord injury (SCI). In vitro studies, animal models, and clinical outcome analyses have all failed to yield incontrovertible guidelines that define the role of surgery in SCI. As a result, there is no consensus regarding the necessity, timing, nature, or approach of surgical intervention. In this concise yet comprehensive book some of the leading authorities in the field scrutinize the scientific data and summarize the foundations of rational treatment paradigms. Specific topics include: * the timing of decompressive surgery * the adjunctive use of solumedrol * management of penetrating injuries * radiographic evaluation * spinal stabilization * pediatric SCI Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury is an essential new book for all members of the patient care team involved in spinal cord injury.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 606 g
Dimensions: 237 x 161 x 19 mm
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at