Spinal Instability

  • Robert N. N. Holtzman
  • Paul C. McCormick
  • Jean-Pierre C. Farcy
  • Heidi Winston

Part of the Contemporary Perspectives in Neurosurgery book series (COPENEU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Basic Science

  3. Clinical Aspects of Instability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Basic Concepts

      1. Michael G. Neuwirth, Joseph Y. Margulies
        Pages 79-86
      2. Arthur H. White, James B. Reynolds, Joseph Grant
        Pages 87-100
      3. Sanford J. Larson
        Pages 101-137
      4. Robert N. N. Holtzman
        Pages 139-216
    3. Operative Management: The Pediatric Spine

    4. Operative Management: The Adult Spine

      1. Volker K. H. Sonntag, Curtis A. Dickman
        Pages 255-294
      2. Narayan Sundaresan, Alleyne B. Fraser, George Krol
        Pages 295-317
      3. Patrick F. O’Leary
        Pages 349-377
      4. John P. Kostuik
        Pages 507-514
  4. Closing Remarks

    1. Harold M. Dick
      Pages 515-515
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 517-529

About these proceedings


In this volume, world authorities on spinal surgery from the fields of Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Neuroscience present current data on the basic science and clinical management of the unstable spine. Unique to this book: a frank presentation of controversies in the field.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Robert N. N. Holtzman
    • 1
  • Paul C. McCormick
    • 2
  • Jean-Pierre C. Farcy
    • 3
  • Heidi Winston
    • 4
  1. 1.Lenox Hill HospitalCollege of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Neurological Surgery, The New York Neurological InstituteCollege of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of Orthopedics, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical CenterCollege of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.The Harry Winston Research FoundationNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-9328-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-9326-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1925
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