Spinal Fractures

Treatment Options & Development
of a Vertebral Replacement Implant

By Paul Vanderschot
December 2002
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-5867-280-8
202 pages, 6 1/4" x 9 1/2"
$87.50 Paper Original

This is a doctoral dissertation. Contents include: Posterior Instrumentation of Fractures of the Thoracolumbar Spine, Morbidity of Iliac Crest Bone Graft Harvesting, The Use of 'Hybrid' Allografts in the Treatment of Fractures of the Thoracolumbar Spine, Surgical Treatment of Late Posttraumatic Kyphosis, Vertebral Replacement Implants, Mechanical Testing of the Implant, Calcium Phosphate Compounds, Biocompatibility of Ca/P-cements in Critically Sized Bone Defects, Behavior of Tricalcium Phosphate and Biphasic Calcium Phosphate Ceramics in a Critically Sized Bone Defect, A New Concept to Treat Fractures of the Thoracolumbar Spine Anteriorly.

Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia No. 278

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