Home > Books > Central Nerve Plexus Injury
Central Nerve Plexus Injury
View PDF

Central Nerve Plexus Injury

Publication Year: 2007
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Carlstedt, Thomas
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co, Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-860-94573-1
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 89
  • Description
  • Details

The first step leading to the treatment of a severe and devastating spinal cord injury has been taken and is described in this book.

This unique volume presents the first successful surgical strategy to repair the spinal root and the associated spinal cord injury that follows from severe traction injuries to the brachial and lumbosacral nerve plexus. The basic science background to this novel surgical technique is described, and the contemporary palliative procedures as well as clinical and ancillary assessments are given together with a meticulous description of the functional outcome of the surgery.

Covering the research that led to the author's pioneering application of this surgical technique to the clinical human situation, the book provides a comprehensive overview of the author's work as a leading basic scientist and nerve surgeon. It is a journey from ideas born in the laboratory to successful application to a difficult human problem involving loss of function and severe pain from a certain type of spinal cord injury.

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co, Inc.
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Carlstedt, Thomas
  • ISBN: 978-1-860-94573-1
  • Specialty:
    Neurosurgery
    Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 192
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2007
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 89

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
GIDEON: Global Infectious Diseases & Epidemiology Online Network Features up-to-date information and visual tools for diagnosing diseases and following the latest trends in epidemiology and treatment.
JOTM
Ovid Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education.
JOTM
Journal of Hospital Medicine This journal is the premier publication for dissemination of research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine.
JOTM
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® Original articles highlighting the latest in clinically relevant basic science of musculoskeletal diseases and their treatments.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
The Digital Echo Atlas: A Multimedia Reference
Provides expert clinical guidance and real-world cases throughout, ensuring that this resource is a go-to learning and reference tool useful for clinicians in the cardiology field.

Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Relevant Surgical Exposures, 2nd Edition
Concise, lavishly illustrated reference designed to assist today’s orthopaedic surgeons in a crucial task: choosing and executing the exposure necessary for a given procedure.