Aebi, Max

The Aging Spine

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Table of contents

1. The aging of the population: a growing concern for spine care in the twenty-first century
Marek Szpalski, Robert Gunzburg, Christian Mélot, Max Aebi

2. Natural history of the aging spine
Michel Benoist

3. Overview of osteoporosis: pathophysiology and determinants of bone strength
Christopher M. Bono, Thomas A. Einhorn

4. Biomechanics of the aging spine
Stephen J. Ferguson, Thomas Steffen

5. Recognizing and reporting osteoporotic vertebral fractures
Mikayel Grigoryan, Ali Guermazi, Frank W. Roemer, Pierre D. Delmas, Harry K. Genant

6. Principles of management of osteometabolic disorders affecting the aging spine
Alexander G. Hadjipavlou, Paul G. Katonis, Michael N. Tzermiadianos, George M. Tsoukas, George Sapkas

7. Medical treatment of vertebral osteoporosis
K. Lippuner

8. Bisphosphonates in osteoporosis
H. Fleisch

9. The aging spine: new technologies and therapeutics for the osteoporotic spine
Joseph M. Lane, Michael J. Gardner, Julie T. Lin, Marjolein C. Meulen, Elizabeth Myers

10. Vertebroplasty for osteoporotic spine fracture: prevention and treatment
A. Mehbod, S. Aunoble, J. C. Huec

11. Interdisciplinary approach to balloon kyphoplasty in the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures
Helmut Franck, Bronek M. Boszczyk, Michael Bierschneider, Hans Jaksche

12. Economic implication of osteoporotic spine disease: cost to society
Olof Johnell

13. Lumbar spinal stenosis in the elderly: an overview
Marek Szpalski, Robert Gunzburg

14. The conservative surgical treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis in the elderly
Robert Gunzburg, Marek Szpalski

15. Cervical myelopathy: clinical and neurophysiological evaluation
Jiri Dvorak, Martin Sutter, Joerg Herdmann

16. Anterior decompression for cervical spondylotic myelopathy
P. W. Pavlov

17. Posterior approach to the degenerative cervical spine
Kazuo Yonenobu, Takenori Oda

18. Spinal metastasis in the elderly
Max Aebi


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Keywords: MEDICAL / Public Health MED078000

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