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TitleThe Pediatric Spine III [electronic resource] : Cysts, Tumors, and Infections / edited by Anthony J. Raimondi, Maurice Choux, Concezio Di Rocco
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1989
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-8807-4
Descript X, 215 p. online resource

SUMMARY

It is estimated that the fU,nctionally significant body of knowledge for a given medical specialty changes radically every 8 years. New specialties and "sub-specialization" are occurring at approximately an equal rate. Historically, established journals have not been able either to absorb this increase in publishable material or to extend their readership to the new specialists. International and national meetings, symposia and seminars, workshops and newsletters successfully bring to the attention of physicians within developing specialties what is occurring, but generally only in demยญ onstration form without providing historical perspective, pathoanatomical correlates, or extensive discussion. Page and time limitations oblige the authors to present only the essence of their material. Pediatric neurosurgery is an example of a specialty that has developed during the past 15 years. Over this period, neurosurgeons have obtained special training in pediatric neurosurgery, and then dedicated themselves primarily to its practice. Centers, Chairs, and educational programs have been established as groups of neurosurgeons in different countries throughout the world organized themselves respectively into national and international societies for pediatric neurosurgery. These events were both preceded and followed by specialized courses, national and international journals, and ever-increasing clinical and investigative studies into all asยญ pects of surgically treatable diseases of the child's nervous system


CONTENT

1 Spinal Meningeal Malformations -- 2 Syringomyelia and Hydromyelia -- 3 Intraspinal Tumors -- 4 Nonoperative Treatment of Tumors of the Spinal Cord in Children -- 5 Surgical Considerations for Access to the Spinal Canal -- 6 Nonsurgical Diseases of the Spinal Cord Presenting as Surgical Diseases -- 7 Infectious Diseases of the Spine in Childhood -- 8 Parasitosis of the Spine -- 9 Diagnostics and Management of Urinary Problems in Neurogenic Vesico-Sphincteric Dysfunction


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