Diseases of the Spine and Spinal Cord (Contemporary by Thomas N. Byrne

By Thomas N. Byrne

Ailments of the backbone and Spinal wire reports the total spectrum of issues affecting this zone together with fundamental spinal tumors and metastases, an infection, degenerative ailments, and trauma. featuring an inter-disciplinary viewpoint, the e-book comprises up to date info on remedy [including neurosurgical], new info on developmental problems of the backbone, and a definitive bankruptcy on trauma, together with info on biomechanics. A separate bankruptcy on soreness syndromes is also integrated.

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30. Nachemson A, Evans J. Some mechanical properties of the third lumbar inter-laminar ligament (ligamentum flavum). J Biomech 1968;1: 211. 31. Panjabi MM, Hausfeld JN, White AA. A biomechanical study of the ligamentous stability of the thoracic spine in man. Acta Orthop Scan 1981 ;52: 315-26. 32. Panjabi MM, Jorneus L, Greenstein G. Lumbar spine libaments: an in vitro biomechanical study. Tenth meeting of the international society for the study of the lumbar spine, Montreal, 1984. 33. Posner I, White AA III, Edwards WT, et al.

Fibers controlling lumbarand sacral-innervated musculature run in the dorsolateral aspect tracts, and fibers controlling cervical-innervated musculature are located ventromedially, closer to the central gray. As a result of this lamination, in the central cervical cord syndrome, one often finds impairment of the upper extremities with relative sparing of the legs. Usually, 10% to 25% of the corticospinal fibers do not decussate but rather descend in the spinal cord ipsilateral to the cerebral hemisphere of origin.

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