THE GROWING SPINE 3RD EDITION

The Growing Spine 3rd Edition

Management of Spinal Disorders in Young Children

There has been significant progress in the field of spinal disorders in very young children over the past two decades. 

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Auteur(s) Behrooz A. Akbarnia, George H. Thompson, Muharrem Yazici
Éditeur SPRINGER
Date 04/02/2022
Pages 906
Taille 16 x 24
Type Relié
ISBN 9783030843922

Description détaillée : The Growing Spine 3rd Edition

However, the treatment of such conditions remains challenging due to the age of the patient, different etiologies, associated morbidities and the progressive nature of the deformity.

Depending on the etiology of the deformity, these children are often cared for by multiple specialists including pediatricians, pulmonologists, pediatric orthopedists or orthopedic spine surgeons, pediatric surgeons, pediatric neurosurgeons, neurologists and oncologists.

Health professionals in all of the mentioned disciplines are involved in the management of these patients, which is why compiling a comprehensive text that is not limited to orthopedic specialists is essential. 

    

What is the content of "The Growing Spine 3rd Edition" ?

Since the second edition of this book was published, there has been a significant body of literature that has been published and advances made in the care of young children with spinal and thoracic deformities. This new edition 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 young children with spinal deformities.

 

Sections are arranged thematically and comprise a comprehensive presentation of the current knowledge on disorders of the growing spine. After opening sections discussing general considerations and patient evaluation and diagnosis, subsequent sections describe the various categories of spinal deformity - idiopathic, congenital, neuromuscular, syndromic, and others - followed by surgical and non-surgical management strategies, both traditional and growth-friendly. Concluding sections address patient care and outcomes and outline future directions for research and practice.

   

Who are the authors of "The Growing Spine 3rd Edition" ?

Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego, President, San Diego Spine Foundation, San Diego, CA, USA 

George H. Thompson, MD, Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Director of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH, USA

Muharrem Yazici, MD, Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Ron El-Hawary, MD, MSc, FRCS(C), Professor of Surgery (Orthopedics and Neurosurgery), Dalhousie University, Chief of Pediatric Orthopedics, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS, Canada

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