Atlas of Spinal Imaging Phenotypes

Edited by Philip K. Louie, MD, Howard S. An, MD and Dino Samartzis
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Spine-related pain is the world's leading disabling condition, affecting every population and a frequent reason for seeking medical consultation and obtaining imaging studies. Numerous spinal phenotypes (observations/traits) and their respective measurements performed on various spine imaging have been shown to directly correlate and predict clinical outcomes. Atlas of Spinal Imaging Phenotypes: Classifications and Radiographic Measurements is a comprehensive visual resource that highlights various spinal phenotypes on imaging, describes their clinical and pathophysiological relevance, and discusses and illustrates their respective measurement techniques and classifications. 

Key Features
  • Helps readers better understanding spinal phenotypes and their imaging, and how today's knowledge will facilitate new targeted drug discovery, novel diagnostics and biomarker discovery, and outcome predictions.  

  • Features step-by-step instructions on performing the radiographic measurements with examples of normal and pathologic images to demonstrate the various presentations. 

  • Presents clinical correlation of the phenotypes as well as the radiographic measurements with landmark references. 

  • Includes validated classification systems that complement the phenotypes and radiographic measurements. 

  • Complies the knowledge and expertise of Dr. Dino Samartzis, the preeminent global authority on spinal phenotypes who has discovered and proposed new phenotypes and classification schemes; Dr. Howard S. An, a leading expert in patient management and at the forefront of 3D imaging of various spinal phenotypes; and Dr. Philip Louie, a prolific surgeon who is involved in one of the largest machine learning initiatives of spinal phenotyping. 

ISBN 9780323761123
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2021
Author Information Edited by Philip K. Louie, MD, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, Neuroscience Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center; Howard S. An, MD, Professor and Morton International Endowed Chair, Director of Spine Fellowship Program, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois and Dino Samartzis, Director, International Spine Research and Innovation Initiative (ISRII), Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois
Published Reviews "This is a high-quality book written by an assembly of well-known authors. The chapters are logically ordered and the topics addressed are all pertinent to spinal care providers. It fills a unique niche since there are no other books that attempt to provide a comprehensive, quick reference on spinal imaging. Therefore, it stands as one of the best options, if not the best option, for this purpose." ©Doody's Review Service, 2022, Jason Zook, MD (Emerge Orthopedics)
Publication Date 23-03-2021
Pages 262
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
deltacomm1code Electronic Book
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