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Degenerative Diseases of the Cervical Spine

Therapeutic Management in the Subaxial Section

  • Provides an overview of the spinal implants for the surgical treatment of degenerative diseases of the cervical spine

  • Discusses biomechanical and clinical studies as well as the authors’ own experience

  • Covers prostheses, cages and vertebral body replacement

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger
    Pages 1-4
  3. Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger
    Pages 5-15
  4. Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger
    Pages 17-21
  5. Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger
    Pages 23-35
  6. Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger
    Pages 37-42
  7. Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger
    Pages 43-47
  8. Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger
    Pages 49-77
  9. Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger
    Pages 79-105
  10. Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger
    Pages 107-110
  11. Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger
    Pages 111-118
  12. Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger
    Pages 119-130
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 131-132

About this book

Introduction

The authors present anatomical, biomechanical, and clinical basic knowledge relevant to degenerative diseases of the surgical spine and describe how to choose the approach, implant, and surgical technique in detail. Numerous figures illustrate the decision-making process and surgical techniques step-by-step. The book also contains key points about implant safety and possible complications as well as an outlook to the future of cervical spine surgery.

Degenerative Diseases of the Cervical Spine is aimed at spinal surgeons (neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons), physical therapists, general practitioners, and rehabilitation physicians, worldwide.

Keywords

Cervical cages Discus prosthesis Cervical spine surgical treatment Vertebral body replacement Spinal implants Cervical spine degenerative disease

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryKlinikum KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryKlinikum KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

About the authors

S. Alexander König and Uwe Spetzger

Klinikum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

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