Idiopathic Scoliosis 2nd edition
The Harms Study Group Treatment Guide
Description détaillée : Idiopathic Scoliosis 2nd edition
"Idiopathic Scoliosis: The Harms Study Group Treatment Guide, Second Edition", edited by Peter O. Newton, Amer F. Samdani, Harry L. Shufflebarger, Randal R. Betz, and Jürgen Harms and written by an impressive group of experts reflects treatment advances made in the last decade.
Greater understanding of the etiology and improved 3D anatomy has resulted in significant strides in clinical management of scoliosis.
What is the content of "Idiopathic Scoliosis: The Harms Study Group Treatment Guide, Second Edition" ?
This richly illustrated book presents all facets of evaluation and treatment of abnormal curvature of the spine, supported by a solid foundation of evidence-based data culled from the prestigious Harms Study Group.
Divided into four sections and 31 chapters, this one-stop reference encompasses the full spectrum of surgical and nonoperative interventions—from early treatments to modern novel growth modulation techniques.
In this second edition, each chapter has been updated and several new ones have been added, reflecting current literature, practice, and expert perspective. Throughout the book, masters share clinical pearls and firsthand knowledge on managing diverse types of adolescent idiopathic spinal deformity, with the common goal of improved patient outcomes.
- Innovative topics include teamwork and safety in spine surgery, halo traction for large curves, anterior growth modulation, intraoperative neuromonitoring, and kyphosis restoration in scoliosis surgery
- Surgical chapters follow a consistent layout, encompassing rationales, techniques, and outcomes
- Postoperative chapters feature discussion of long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes, infections, complications, and rapid post-op recovery
- A wealth of illustrations enhance the reader's knowledge of specific techniques
This comprehensive textbook is essential reading for orthopaedic and neurosurgical residents, fellows, and researchers. Young spine surgeons embarking on their careers and senior surgeons who wish to remain up-to-date on new techniques for treating adolescent idiopathic scoliosis will also benefit from this illuminating resource.
This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.
Who are the authors of "Idiopathic Scoliosis: The Harms Study Group Treatment Guide, Second Edition" ?
Dr. Peter O. Newton is an orthopedist in San Diego, California and is affiliated with Rady Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice for more than 20 years
Dr. Amer F. Samdani : Chief of Surgery at Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Surgeon member of the Harms Study Group and serves on the HSG Executive Committee.
He joined the group in 2006 and is an active participant in four prospective research studies. He completed his neurosurgery training at Johns Hopkins Medical School with a Chief Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital followed by Fellowship training at Cornell University in New York and at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is a current member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He resides in Philadelphia and joined the board in 2008.
Harry Shufflebarger, Paley Orthopedic and Spine Institute, Miami, FL, USA. He was an original surgeon member of the Harms Study Group in 1995 and reactivated his participation in 2003. He serves on the HSG Executive Committee and is an active participant in three prospective research studies.
He is currently at Paley Orthopedic and Spine Institute while serving as Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation at the University of Miami. He completed his orthopedic training at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
He was the President of the Scoliosis Research Society in 1999 and presently serves on the IMAST Program Committee. He resides in Florida and joined the board in 2008.
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