The Cervical Spine: The Cervical Spine Research Society by Charles R. Clark (ed.)

By Charles R. Clark (ed.)

Prepared by way of the world over famous contributors of The Cervical backbone learn Society Editorial Committee, the Fourth version of this best-selling quantity is the main entire, present, and authoritative reference at the cervical backbone. It offers state of the art assurance of easy and medical study, diagnostic equipment, and scientific and surgical remedies, bringing jointly the most recent taking into consideration the most important orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, neurologists, rheumatologists, radiologists, anatomists, and bioengineers.

Chapters hide anatomy, body structure, biomechanics, neurologic and practical evaluate, and radiographic review and tackle the entire diversity of pediatric difficulties, fractures, spinal twine accidents, tumors, infections, inflammatory stipulations, degenerative issues, and issues. greater than 1,100 illustrations are included.

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The pretracheal or visceral fascia (visceral middle layer of deep cervical fascia) surrounds the thyroid gland and forms its sheath. It surrounds the trachea and esophagus as well as the larynx and pharynx. At approximately the level of C6, the larynx meets the trachea and the pharynx meets the esophagus. The retropharyngeal space is the space located between the prevertebral and visceral fascia at the pharyngeal level. The prevertebral or deep layer of the deep cervical fascia encases the cervical spine and all musculature anteriorly and posteriorly associated with its movements.

Trapezius Thryhyoid Omohyoid m. (inferior belly) Sternothyroid Clavicle Sternocleidomastoid FIG. 22. Superficial muscles of the anterior neck. 1. ANATOMY OF THE CERVICAL SPINE / 25 C6; and the vertical portion arises from the anterior bodies of C7 to T3 and inserts on the anterior bodies of C2 to C4. This muscle acts to flex the neck and allows some rotation of the cervical spine. It is supplied by the ventral rami of the second through sixth cervical spinal nerves. The longus capitis originates from tendinous slips from the anterior tubercles of the transverse processes of the third through sixth cervical vertebrae, rising to insert on the basilar portion of the occipital bone.

It is supplied by the ventral rami of the second through sixth cervical spinal nerves. The longus capitis originates from tendinous slips from the anterior tubercles of the transverse processes of the third through sixth cervical vertebrae, rising to insert on the basilar portion of the occipital bone. It is a flexor of the upper cervical spine and head and is supplied by the first through the third cervical spinal nerves.

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