Spine Surgery, 2nd Edition delivers step-by-step, multimedia guidance to help you master the must-know techniques in this field. Part of the popular and practical Operative Techniques series, this orthopaedics reference focuses on individual procedures, each presented in a highly visual, easy-to-follow format for quick reference.
demonstrating how to perform state-of-the-art procedures such as C1-C2 Posterior Cervical Fixation, Minimally Invasive Deformity Correction and Fusion, and Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty.
Learn today's hottest techniques with new chapters on C2 translaminar fixation, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, internal laminectomy, and interbody fusion.
See exactly what to do using step-by-step intraoperative photos demonstrating each technique, and radiographs showing presenting problems and post-surgical outcomes.
Achieve optimal results using minimally invasive surgery whenever possible.
Contain costs by using new implants related to pedicle screws and interbody devices, as well as new biologics such as BMP (bone morphogenetic protein).
Benefit from the latest evidence-based information from randomized trials and retrospective studies.
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By Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, FACS, Professor, Department of Orthopedics and Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute; Co-Chief Surgery and Co-Director Spine, Delaware Valley Spinal Cord Injury Center, Philadelphia, PA and Eli M. Baron, Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders, Los Angeles, CA
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