Chapter 14. Surgery after the Acute Phase of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

  1. Arun Paul Amar MD.
  1. Michael Y. Wang and
  2. Barth A. Green

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753163.ch14

Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus

Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus

How to Cite

Wang, M. Y. and Green, B. A. (2007) Surgery after the Acute Phase of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury, in Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus (ed A. P. Amar), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753163.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122061

Online ISBN: 9780470753163

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Keywords:

  • surgery;
  • spinal cord injury;
  • antimicrobial therapy;
  • thromboembolism;
  • medical care

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Prevention of medical complications

  • Surgical management

  • Conclusions