Comprehensive Treatment of the Aging Spine, The: Minimally Invasive and Advanced Techniques

Author: James J. Yue


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  • ISBN: 9781437703733
  • Author: James J. Yue
  • Publ Date: 2011-01-11
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 496
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13583

Table of Contents :

Section 1: Introdcution to the Aging Spine 1. Embryology of the Spine 2. Applied Anatomy of the Normal and Aging Spine 3. Histological Changes in the Aging Spine 4. Natural History of the Degenerative Cascade 5. History and Physical Examination of the Aging Spine 6. The Role of Nutrition, Weight, and Exercise on the Aging Spine 7. The Psychology of the Aging Spine, Treatment Options, and Ayurveda as a Novel Approach Section 2: Basic Science of the Aging Spine 8. Biomechanics of the Senescent Spine 9. Non-Invasive Strength Analysis of the Spine Using Clinical CT Scans 10. Kinematics of the Aging Spine: A Review of Past Knowledge and Survery of Recent Developments, with a Focus on Patient-Management Implications for the Clinical Practitioner 11. Causes of Premature Aging of the Spine 12. Osteoporosis and the Aging Spine: Diagnosis and Treatment 13. Osteoarthritis and Inflammatory Arthritides of the Aging Spine 14. Spinal Stenosis without Spondylolisthesis 15. Spinal Stenosis with Spondylolisthesis 16. Imaging of the Aging Spine Section 3: Conservative Treatment Modalities 17. Land Based Rehabilitation and the Aging Spine 18. Aquatic Physical Therapy 19. The Role of Spinal Injections in Treating the Aging Spine 20. Accupuncture in Treatment of Aging-Spine-Related Pain Conditions 21. Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and Other Complementary Alternative Therapies for Treatment of the Aging Spine and Chronic Pain 22. Oral Analgesics for Chronic Low Back Pain in Adults 23. Yoga and the Aging Spine Section 4: Surgical Treatment Modalities: Cervical Spine 24. Cervical Stenosis: Radiculpathy - Review of Concepts, Surgical Techniques, and Outcomes 25. Cervical Stenosis: Myelopathy 26. Cervical Kyphosis 27. Surgical Treatment Modalities for Cervical Stenosis: Central Cord Syndrome and Other Spinal Cord Injuries in the Elderly 28. Occipital Cervical and Upper Cervical Spine Fractures 29. Subaxial Cervical and Upper Thoracic Spine Fractures in the Elderly 30. Infections of the Cervical Spine 31. Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Cervical Spine 32. Tumors of the Cervical Spine 33. Role of Minimally Invasive Cervical Spine Surgery in the Aging Spine Section 5: Osteoporotic Surgical Treatment Modalities: Thoracic Spine 34. Kyphoplast 35. Vertebroplasty 36. Vertebral Body Stenting 37. Structural Osteoplasty: The Treatment of Vertebral Body Compression Fractures Using the Osseofix Device 38. Kiva System in the Treatment of Vertebral Osteoporotic Compression Fractures 39. Directed Cement Flow Kyphoplasty for Treatment of Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures 40. Radiofrequency Kyphoplasty: A Novel Approach to Minimally Invasive Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures 41. Structural Kyphoplasty: The StaXx FX System 42. Crosstrees Percutaneous Vertebral Augmentation 43. Biologic Treatment of Osteoporotic Compression Fractures: OptiMesh 44. Vessl - X Part 6: Other Surgical Treatment Modalities: Thoracic Spine 45. Treatment of Thoracic Vertebral Fractures 46. Tumors of the Thoracic Spine 47. Infections of the Thoracic Spine 48. Thoracic Spinal Stenosis 49. Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Spine Tumors Part 7: Surgical Treatment Modalities: Lumbar Spipne 50. The Role of Spinal Fusion and the Aging Spine: Stenosis without Deformity 51. The Role of Spinal Fusion and the Aging Spine: Stenosis with Deformity 52. A Case Study Approach to the Role of Spinal Deformity Correction in the Aging Spine 53. Assessment and Avoiding Complications in the Scoliotic Elderly Patient 54. Interspinous Spacers for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Dynamic Spinal Stenosis and Low Back Pain 55. Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty: Indications and Contraindications 56. The Role of Dynamic Stabilization and the Aging Spine 57. Pedicle Screw Fixation in the Aging Spine 58. The Role for Biologics in the Aging Spine 59. Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgical (MISS) Techniques for the Decompression of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis 60. Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Treatment 61. Lateral XLIF Fusion Techniques 62. Pelvic Fixation of the Aging Spine 63. Intradiscal Biologics: A Potential Minimally Invasive Cure for Symptomatic Degenerative Disc Disease? Part 8: The Future of the Aging Spine 64. Endoscopic Surgical Pain Management in the Aging Spine 65. Dorsal Endoscopic Rhizotomy for Chronic Nondiscogenic Axial Low Back Pain 66. Economics of Spine Care 67. Micro- and Nanotechnology and the Aging Spine 68. Guided Lumbar Interbody Fusion 69. Laser and Ozone Spinal Decompression 70. The Biochemistry of Spinal Implants: Short- and Long-Term Considerations Index


"The Comprehensive Treatment of the Aging Spine" provides all the state-of-the-art coverage you need on both operative and non-operative treatments for different clinical pathologies of the aging spine. Dr James Yue and a team of talented, pioneering orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons cover hot topics like minimally invasive fusion, dynamic stabilization, state-of-the-art intraspinous and biologic devices, and more. It is in print and online.


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