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By Prof. Dr. Max Aebi FRCS(C), John S. Thalgott M.D., John K. Webb FRCS (auth.)

ISBN-10: 3642588247

ISBN-13: 9783642588242

ISBN-10: 3642637469

ISBN-13: 9783642637469

This e-book has turn into valuable on account of the speedy enlargement of the surgeries and implants to be had for spinal surgical procedure in the "AO Group". we haven't tried to write down an in-depth publication on spinal surgical procedure, yet one that can help the general practitioner within the use of AO ideas and implants. We con­ sider the sensible classes held around the world crucial for the instructing of sound recommendations in order that technical problems and bad effects could be steer clear of­ ed for either the healthcare professional and, specifically the sufferer. This booklet is a pragmatic handbook and an overview of what's taught within the classes. it truly is meant to assist the younger spinal health professional to appreciate the right kind use of AO implants. The indi- tions given will reduction the right kind use of every technique. . It has to be strongly emphasised that surgical procedure of the backbone is technically de­ manding. The concepts defined during this e-book may still in basic terms be undertaken via surgeons who're informed and skilled in spinal surgical procedure. definite thoughts, specifically pedicle screw fIxation and cages, haven't but been totally licensed by way of the FDA within the usa. even if, in the course of the remainder of the area, using pedicle screws has develop into a typical method for the backbone physician, because it has been proven to enhance fIxation suggestions and make allowance segmental correction of the backbone. using cages has turn into an increasing number of renowned, particularly as a device of minimally invasive spinal surgery.

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Thus being able to function to hold the body erect without progressive kyphosis and to protect the spinal canal contents from further injury;' In this sense, any reduction of the compressive, tensile, or torsional strength impairing the spine from functioning in the upright position as outlined by Whitesides would, by inverse definition, be instability. Whitesides' definition also implies that forces and moments most important for the spine can be reduced to compressive forces, tensile forces, and axial torque.

27). 5). The potential for horizontal translation in every direction is present in the the classification of injuries occurring in the lower vast majority of cases, regardless of the radiograph- cervical spine (C3 - 7). Our current experience with ic appearance. Since these lesions can spontaneous- the classification of these injuries has so far conly reduce, translation may not be seen on any given firmed that they can be logically integrated into the set of radiographs. new system without difficulty.

2 Type B The leading criterion is the partial or complete loss of the tensile strength of the spine, often in addition to the loss of stability in axial compression. Sagittal translation can occur either anteriorly or posteriorly. 7 87 and 82 Injuries Due to the transverse posterior disruption, stability in flexion is always completely lost, sometimes together with the loss of stability in anterior shear. These instabilities are combined with a reduced stability in axial compression if the posterior injury is associated with a type A fracture.

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