Advanced Pediatric Craniocervical Surgery by Douglas L. Brockmeyer

By Douglas L. Brockmeyer

This article provides state of the art options for surgical procedure of the
craniovertebral junction and cervical backbone. It presents concise causes of
the underlying rules of every method and insights into the original concerns
in pediatric surgical procedure. With this entire source, you'll achieve the forged
foundation in surgical innovations essential to make serious medical judgements as
well because the technical wisdom and self assurance to hold them out.

Highlights include:

  • specific motives illuminating the hyperlinks among
    embryology and basic and irregular improvement of the craniovertebral junction
    and cervical backbone
  • In-depth dialogue of the problems and strategies
    focused on either atlantoaxial and occipitocervical surgical procedure in childrens
  • a whole bankruptcy dedicated to handling craniocervical
    stipulations of sufferers with Down Syndrome
  • An exam of anxious accidents of the
    craniocervical junction in childrens
  • greater than a hundred step by step illustrations demonstrating
    key surgical ideas

This conveniently available textual content could be a invaluable asset in
the library of physicians handling and treating craniocervical stipulations, from
the so much skilled pediatric neurosurgeon to citizens within the early phases in their careers.

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The most recent and comprehensive classification by Tsou and colleagues (Fig. 29 These schemes propose that most vertebral malformations arise during the membranous (resegmentation) or early chondrification phases of vertebral Chapter 1 Anatomy, Embryology, Development of the Craniovertebral Junction and Cervical Spine Figure 1–9 Proposed schematic of vertebral malformations. For details, see text. (Reprinted with permission from Tsou PM, Yau A, Hodgson AR. Embryogenesis and prenatal development of congenital vertebral anomalies and their classification.

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