Chapter 6. Biomechanics of Spinal Column Failure

  1. Arun Paul Amar MD.
  1. Eric P. Roger,
  2. G. Alexander Jones and
  3. Edward C. Benzel

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753163.ch6

Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus

Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus

How to Cite

Roger, E. P., Jones, G. A. and Benzel, E. C. (2007) Biomechanics of Spinal Column Failure, in Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus (ed A. P. Amar), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753163.ch6

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:

  • biomechanics;
  • spinal column failure;
  • clinical stability;
  • physiological loads;
  • degree of freedom

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Spinal stability

  • Spinal instability

  • Spine fractures (classification, mechanism, and associated instability)