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Lumbar Spine Online Textbook – Contents

Section 1: Anatomy

Section Editor: R. Shane Tubbs

Section 2: Basic Science

Section Editor: Howard An

Section 3: Biomechanics

Section Editor: Avinash Patwardhan

  • Chapter 1: Methods of Laboratory Assessment by Bob Havey
  • Chapter 2: Biomechanics of Lumbar Spine by Achim Wilke
  • Section 3, Chapter 3: Biomechanics of Spinal Implants by Sanghita Bhattacharya, Vikas Kaul, Constantine K. Demetropoulos, and Vijay K. Goel
  • Chapter 4: Biomechanics of Deformity Correction by Brian Cunningham
  • Chapter 5: Biomechanical Implications of Osteoporosis by ...
  • Chapter 6: Biomechanics of Motion Preservation Technologies by Peter McCombe, Ashish Diwan, and Hans-Joachim Wilke
  • Chapter 7: Standing Balance by LeHeuc and Avinash G. Patwardhan
  • Chapter 8: Biomechanics of Follower Load

Section 4: Epidemiology

Section Editor: Brook I. Martin

Section 5: Outcomes Measurement

Section Editor: TBD

  • Chapter 1: Introduction by TBD
  • Chapter 2: Condition-specific Measures by TBD
  • Chapter 3: Computer Adaptive Testing by TBD
  • Chapter 4: Generic Outcome Measures-Health Related Quality of Life by TBD
  • Chapter 5: Psychometric/Measurement Properties of Instruments by TBD
  • Chapter 6: Indices of “Treatment Success” Based on PROMs by TBD
  • Chapter 7: Collateral Outcomes by TBD
  • Chapter 8: ICHOM Initiative by TBD
  • Chapter 9: Health Economics by TBD
  • Chapter 10: Conflict of Interest and Its Impact on Reported Outcomes by TBD

Section 6: International Perspectives on Spine Care

Section Editors: Margareta C. Nordin and Eric Hurwitz

Section 7: Educational Approach

Section Editor: TBD

  • Chapter 1: How to Adopt and Acquire Skills for New Technology by TBD
  • Chapter 2: Use of Simulation in Spine Surgery by TBD
  • Chapter 3: Spine Education Worldwide by TBD
  • Chapter 4: Deep Learning of Technical Skills by TBD
  • Chapter 5: Training Difference between Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery by TBD
  • Chapter 6: Competency Based Surgeon Training by TBD

Section 8: Metabolic/Inflammatory Conditions

Section Editor: Christopher Ames

Section 9: Lumbar Spinal Deformity

Section Editor: Michael Kelly

Section 10: Non-operative Spine Care

Section Editor: Elaine Buchanan

Section 11: Surgery Principles

Section Editor: Teija Lund

  • Chapter 1: Preparation for Surgery by Serena Hu and Sigurd Berven
  • Chapter 2: Surgical Approaches to the Thoracolumbar Spine by S. Boriani and Z. Gokazlan
  • Chapter 3: Posterior Approaches to the Lumbar Spine by M. Arts and Vedat Deviren
  • Chapter 4: Anterior Approaches to the Lumbar Spine by M. Mayer and B. Freeman
  • Chapter 5: Lateral Approaches to the Lumbar Spine by Nicolas Plais, MD and Federico P. Girardi, MD
  • Chapter 6: Biology of Spine Fusion by Ashish Diwan and Helena Brisby
  • Chapter 7: Bone Graft Substitutes in Spine Surgery by Hee-Kit Wong and A. Ghanayem
  • Chapter 8: Bone Morphogenetic Proteins in Lumbar Spinal Fusion
  • Chapter 9: Pedicle Screw Fixation and Design by Helton Defino, Fabio Galbusera, Hans-Joachim Wilke
  • Chapter 10: Translaminar Facet Screw Fixation by D. Grob and J. Naresh-Babu
  • Chapter 11: Posterior Motion-preserving Fixation by Avinash G. Patwardhan and Ulrich Berlemann
  • Chapter 12: Interbody Cages by T. Oxland, Todd Albert, and A. Hilibrand
  • Chapter 13: Management of Iatrogenic Dural Tears by F.R. Cammisa and Christopher Ames
  • Chapter 14: Navigation in Spine Surgery by Rajasekaran, S. Dilip Chand Raja, and Ajoy Prasad Shetty

Section 12: Lumbar Disc Regeneration

Section Editor: Robert Gunzburg

Section 13: Lumbar Disc Herniation

Section Editor: Robert Gunzburg

  • Chapter 1: Disc Herniation: Epidemiology, Definitions, Types by Thomas Kishen
  • Chapter 2: Disc Herniation: Pathophysiology/etiology by Nadeen O. Chahine
  • Chapter 3: Disc Herniation: Natural History and Non-operative Treatments by Amit Bhargav
  • Chapter 4: Disc Herniation: Surgical Discectomy by Jay Zampini, James Kang, and Martin Knight
  • Chapter 5: Anti-adhesives: Their Role and Future by Andrei Manolescu
  • Chapter 6: Failed Discectomy: Non-Surgical and Surgical Management by Kimani White and Ashish Diwan

Section 14: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Section Editor: Robert Gunzburg

Section 15: Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis

Section Editor: Robert Gunzburg

Section 16: Non-degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Section Editor: Hubert Labelle

  • Chapter 1: Epidemiology, Natural History, Classification by Hubert Labelle et al.
  • Chapter 2: Clinical Presentation and Physical Examination by Stefan Parent
  • Chapter 3: Diagnostic Methods by Jean-Marc Mac-Thiong
  • Chapter 4: Nonsurgical Treatment and Management of the Athlete with Pars Fracture by Marie-Lyne Nault, Mathilde Hupin
  • Chapter 5: Surgery for Spondylolisthesis by Stefan Parent, Hubert Labelle, and Jean-Marc Mac-Thiong
  • Chapter 6: Complications by Stefan Parent, Hubert Labelle, and Jean-Marc Mac-Thiong

Section 17: Trauma

Section Editor: Robert Gunzburg

Section 18: Failed Surgery/Revision Surgery

Section Editor: Peter Robertson

Section 19: Infections

Section Editor: Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran

Section 20: Tumors

Section Editor: Norio Kawahara