AO Spine Textbook: Comprehensive Overview on Surgical Management of the Spine

Editors: Michael P Steinmetz, Jeffrey C Wang, Thomas E Mroz

Salient Features

  • Head-to-toe comprehensive review of spine pathology including treatment
  • Focus on regions of the spine including history, physical examination, nonoperative and surgical treatments
  • Authors including leading neuro- and orthopedic surgeons from international institutions
  • Outstanding illustrations and figures to highlight text
  • Applicable for all spine surgeons and practitioners
  • Pediatric spine has been discussed extensively.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Relevant Surgical Anatomy
Chapter 2: Clinical Biomechanics of the Spine: the Nuts and Bolts of Spinal Instrumentation
Chapter 3: Bone and Intervertebral Disk Physiology
Chapter 4: Preoperative Bone Health Assessment and the Potential Use of Systemic Osteoporosis Drugs in Select Patients Undergoing Elective Spine Fusion Surgery
Chapter 5: Inflammatory Diseases of the Spine
Chapter 6: Principles of Spine Trauma and Spinal Cord Injury
Chapter 7: Principles of Spine Fusion
Chapter 8: Spinal Infections
Chapter 9: Intradural Spinal Tumors
Chapter 10: Evaluation of Back Pain in Children
Chapter 11: Congenital Scoliosis
Chapter 12: Idiopathic Scoliosis
Chapter 13: Neuromuscular Scoliosis
Chapter 14: Juvenile Kyphosis (Scheuermann's Disease)
Chapter 15: Pediatric Trauma
Chapter 16: Pediatric Spinal Column: Congenital Anomalies
Chapter 17: Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
Chapter 18: Spinal Conditions Associated with Congenital Disorders
Chapter 19: Biologics Used in Spine Surgery for Fusion
Chapter 20: Imaging of the Spine: Types, Strengths and Limitations
Chapter 21: Navigation and Robotics in Spine Surgery
Chapter 22: Evidence in Spinal Surgery
Chapter 23: Cervical Spine: History and Physical Examination
Chapter 24: Spine Surgery: Current Concepts and Evidence Neck Pain
Chapter 25: Spine Surgery: Current Concepts and Evidence Cervical Radiculopathy
Chapter 26: Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
Chapter 27: Revision Cervical Spine Surgery
Chapter 28: Current Concepts and Evidence in Cervical Spinal Deformities
Chapter 29: Cervical Tumors
Chapter 30: Trauma of the Cervical Spine
Chapter 31: Thoracic Spine: History and Physical Examination
Chapter 32: Thoracic Radiculopathy and Myelopathy
Chapter 33: Classification and Management of Thoracic Spine Trauma
Chapter 34: Lumbosacral Spine: History and Physical Examination
Chapter 35: Low Back Pain Spine Surgery: Current Concepts and Evidence
Chapter 36: Lumbar Disk Herniation
Chapter 37: Spinal Stenosis
Chapter 38: Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Chapter 39: Spine Surgery: Current Concepts and Evidence Isthmic Spondylolisthesis
Chapter 40: Spine Surgery: Current Concepts and Evidence Adult Scoliosis
Chapter 41: Revision Lumbar Surgery
Chapter 42: Trauma of the Thoracolumbar Junction, Lumbar, and Sacral Spine
Chapter 43: Thoracic, Lumbar, and Sacral Tumors
Chapter 44: Future of Spine Surgery