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Title Advances in spinal fusion : molecular science, biomechanics, and clinical management / edited by Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski [and others]
Published New York : M. Dekker, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 806 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface; Contents; Reduction and Fixation of Sacroiliac Joint Dislocation by the Combined Use of S1 Pedicle Screws and an Iliac Rod; Percutaneous Vertebroplasty in the Treatment of Osteoporotic Fractures; Biomechanics of Vertebroplasty; Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty for the Treatment of Painful Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures; Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Implants for Spinal Fusion: Biomechanical and Clinical Advantages of a New Material
Summary Over 140 specialists detail the newest materials and devices for improving clinical success with spinal fusion, including advances in biodegradable implants, recombinant DNA, stem cell isolation and transfection and 2D and 3D scaffolds for cells
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Spinal fusion.
Spine -- Surgery.
Spinal Fusion -- methods.
Biocompatible Materials.
Biomechanical Phenomena.
Prostheses and Implants.
Form Electronic book
Author Lewandrowski, Kai-Uwe.
ISBN 0203912934
0824743105 (acid-free paper)
0824756894 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780824743109 (acid-free paper)
9780824756895 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)