Publisher description for The Pediatric spine : principles and practice / editor, Stuart L. Weinstein.


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Written by an international, multidisciplinary group of experts, this volume is a definitive reference on all nonoperative aspects of the pediatric spine. Coverage begins with developmental anatomy, biomechanics, an in-depth review of imaging, and a detailed guide to patient evaluation. Subsequent sections cover all disorders affecting the pediatric spine--congenital and developmental abnormalities, traumatic injuries, inflammatory and infectious conditions, neoplasms and malformations, metabolic disease, and neuromuscular diseases. The contributors offer authoritative advice on the medical and/or surgical treatment options for each condition. Each chapter includes a comprehensive bibliography. Also included is a detailed appendix of radiographic measurements, classifications, and definitions.



A Brandon-Hill recommended title.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Spine -- Diseases.
Spinal cord -- Diseases.
Pediatric orthopedics.
Spinal Diseases -- Child.
Spinal Diseases -- Infant.
Spinal Diseases -- surgery -- Child.
Spinal Diseases -- surgery -- Infant.
Spinal Injuries -- Child.
Spinal Injuries -- Infant.
Spine -- abnormalities.