Rothman-Simeone The Spine E-Book: Edition 7

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Get comprehensive, practical coverage of both surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches from the world’s most trusted authorities in spine surgery and care. Rothman-Simeone and Herkowitz’s The Spine, 7th Edition, edited by Drs. Steven R. Garfin, Frank J. Eismont, Gordon R. Bell, Jeffrey S. Fischgrund, and Christopher M. Bono, presents state-of-the-art techniques helping you apply today’s newest developments in your practice.
  • Highlights critical information through the use of pearls, pitfalls, and key points throughout the text, as well as more than 2,300 full-color photographs and illustrations.
  • Offers a newly revised, streamlined format that makes it easier than ever to find the information you need.
  • Contains new chapters on the clinical relevance of finite element modeling and SI joint surgery.
  • Includes an expanded section on minimally invasive spine surgery, including recent developments and future directions.
  • Provides the latest evidence-based research from high-quality studies, including new randomized controlled trials for lumbar stenosis, surgery, fusion, and injections.
  • Presents the knowledge and expertise of new international contributors, as well as new editorial leadership from Dr. Steven Garfin.
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Publisher
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
Sep 11, 2017
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Pages
1956
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ISBN
9780323511957
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Orthopedics
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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