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Rare Diseases and Syndromes of the Spinal Cord

Authors: Eltorai, Ibrahim M.

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  • Provides a summary of relevant international literature on rare diseases and syndromes of the spinal cord
  • Includes the following sections: oncology, iatrogenic, infectious, neurology, genetic, vascular, idiopathic, metabolic, orthopaedic, miscellaneous
  • Helps the reader grasp this complex, multi-disciplinary field
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This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of rare diseases and syndromes of the spinal cord, collected over the past forty years from all the world's literature. Each chapter in this volume is organized in the same easy-to-follow format, comprising definitions, incidence, etiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, management, prognosis, and references. 

This book is aimed at medical students, residents, fellows, and junior attendings in spinal cord medicine, physical medicine, neurosurgery, orthopedics, oncology, emergency medicine, infectious disease, neurology, genetics, vascular surgery, and endocrinology, along with the numerous allied fields of physical therapy, nursing, occupational therapy, and biomedical researchers.

About the authors

Born in Manzala, Egypt in 1920, Ibrahim M. Eltorai gained his medical degree in 1944, at Cairo University affiliated with London University. He completed his residency in General and Pediatric Surgery and Anesthesia and fellowship in Neurosurgery at Cairo University Hospitals. He then worked in Europe as an Assistant Surgeon in Cardiovascular Surgery before returning to Cairo as an Associate Professor, then professor of Surgery. He then moved to the US, where he held several positions at Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Long Beach, California, including Chief of the Spinal Cord Injury Service.

Table of contents (149 chapters)

Table of contents (149 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $169.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-45147-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-45146-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-83223-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rare Diseases and Syndromes of the Spinal Cord
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-45147-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-45147-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-45146-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-83223-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 513
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