the growing spine - management of spinal disorders in young children

Spinal disorders in very young children may be caused by a variety of conditions. The treatment of such conditions is often challenging due to the age of the patient and the progressive nature of the deformity. There also may be associated problems such as congenital anomalies, respiratory...
Auteur :
Akbarnia B A, Yazici M, Thompson G.H
Editeur :
SPRINGER
Date de parution :
2 novembre 2010
ISBN 13 :
9783540852063
Type :
Broché
Descriptif détaillé : the growing spine - management of spinal disorders in young children

Spinal disorders in very young children may be caused by a variety of conditions. The treatment of such conditions is often challenging due to the age of the patient and the progressive nature of the deformity. There also may be associated problems such as congenital anomalies, respiratory insufficiency, and neurological problems. Depending on the etiology of the deformity, these children are often cared for by multiple specialists including pediatricians, pediatric orthopaedists or orthopaedic spine surgeons, neurologists, pediatric surgeons, pediatric neurosurgeons, oncologists, and/or pulmonologists. Health professionals in all of the mentioned disciplines are involved in the management of these patients, which is why compiling a comprehensive textbook that is not limited to orthopedic specialists is essential. This textbook will effectively help to standardize the care of these patients. Furthermore, other professionals such as nurses, physical therapists and healthcare professionals in training are usually not familiar with these conditions and are in need of a reference book to consult when caring for children with spinal deformities. Content Level » Professional/practitioner . Keywords » Congenital - Deformity - Fusion - Pediatric - Trauma - Tumor Related subjects » Neurology - Oncology & Hematology - Orthopedics - Pediatrics - Surgery . Table of contents Embrology and Anatomy of the Spine and Spinal Cord.- Normal Growth of the Spine and Thorax.- Biomechanics of the Growing Spine.- Genetics: Evaluation of the Growing Child. Imaging of the Growing Spine.- Non-specific Back Pain in Children.- Spinal Infections.- Management of Spine Tumors in Young Children.- Pediatric Trauma.- The Growing Spine and Sports.- Spinal Deformity from Metabolic Disease.- Spinal Manifestations of the Skeletal Dysplasias.- Marfans, Ehlers Danlos and Other Rare Syndromes.- Spinal Deformities in the Growing Child: Idiopathic: Infantile, Juvenile.- Congenital Scoliosis.- Neuromuscular.- Neurofibromatosis.- Sagittal Plane Deformities.- Spondylolisthesis. Management of Spinal Deformity in the Growing Child (Non-operative): Casting.- Bracing.- Traction. Management of Spinal Deformity in the Growing Child (Surgery): Instrumented and Uninstrumented Fusion in the Growing Child.- Convex Growth Arrest.- Kyphectomy.- Hemivertebrectomy.- Vertebral Osteotomy.- Vertebral Resection.- Fusionless Techniques.- Thoracic Expansion.- Revision Spine Surgery in the Growing Child.- Anesthesia and Postoperative Management of Spinal Deformity Surgery in Growing Children.- Neuromonitoring in Young Children.- Nursing Care.- Long term Effects of Instrumented Fusion in Growing Children.- Outcomes in Children with Early Onset Scoliosis.- Current Research in Growth Modulation and Future Outlook.- Emerging Techniques.- Basic Science and Future Clinical Perspective.

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