New PDF release: Advanced Pediatric Craniocervical Surgery

By Douglas L. Brockmeyer

ISBN-10: 3131320818

ISBN-13: 9783131320810

This article offers cutting-edge options for surgical procedure of the
craniovertebral junction and cervical backbone. It presents concise reasons of
the underlying rules of every process and insights into the original matters
in pediatric surgical procedure. With this whole source, you are going to achieve the forged
foundation in surgical suggestions essential to make serious medical judgements as
well because the technical wisdom and self assurance to hold them out.

Highlights include:

  • distinct motives illuminating the hyperlinks among
    embryology and basic and irregular improvement of the craniovertebral junction
    and cervical backbone
  • In-depth dialogue of the problems and strategies
    all in favour of either atlantoaxial and occipitocervical surgical procedure in little ones
  • a complete bankruptcy dedicated to handling craniocervical
    stipulations of sufferers with Down Syndrome
  • An exam of annoying accidents of the
    craniocervical junction in childrens
  • greater than a hundred step by step illustrations demonstrating
    key surgical options

This comfortably available textual content can be a priceless asset in
the library of physicians coping with and treating craniocervical stipulations, from
the such a lot skilled pediatric neurosurgeon to citizens within the early phases in their careers.

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Remak R. Untersuchungen über die Entwicklung der Wirbelthiere. Berlin: Reimer; 1855 18. Verbout AJ. A critical review of the “Neugliederung” concept in relation to the development of the vertebral column. Acta Biotheor 1976;25:219–258 19. Theiler K. Vertebral malformations. Adv Anat Embryol Cell Biol 1988;112:1–99 20. Ewan KB, Everett AW. Evidence for resegmentation in the formation of the vertebral column using the novel approach of retroviral-mediated gene transfer. Exp Cell Res 1992;198:315–320 21.

J Neurosurg 1994;81:43–48 50. Currarino G, Rollins N, Diehl JT. Congenital defects of the posterior arch of the atlas: a report of seven cases including an affected mother and son. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 1994;15:249–254 2 Clinical Biomechanics of the Pediatric Craniocervical Junction and Subaxial Spine Marcus L. Ware, Nalin Gupta, Peter P. Sun, and Douglas L. 1 The most important clinical concept regarding the biomechanics of the spine is that of stability. ” This definition allows the clinician to make interpretations based on the initial injury as well as the known natural history of certain injuries and conditions.

Unilateral failures have also been described and could be attributed to unilateral somitic aplasia—absence of one side of the anterior atlas arch (unilateral failure of the hypochordal bow) or posterior arch [unilateral aplasia of the first cervical sclerotome (somite 4)]. Dubousset43 has described three varieties of atlas hypoplasia: type I involves an isolated hemiatlas; type II represents a hemiatlas with congenital cervical vertebral fusions; and type III is a partial or complete atlanto-occipital fusion with uni- or bilateral atlas aplasia.

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