Surgical Anatomy and Techniques to the Spine, Expert Consult - Online and Print

Surgical Anatomy and Techniques to the Spine

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Edited by Daniel H. Kim, MD, Director, Spinal Neurosurgery and Reconstructive Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA; Jeffrey Henn, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, Lee Memorial Hospital, Fort Myers, FL; Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital & The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA; and Curtis A. Dickman, MD, Director of Spinal Research, Associate Chief, Spine Section, Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joesph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ


Section I. Surgical Anatomy and Approaches

A. Craniovertebral Junction and Upper Cervical Spine

Chapter 1: Transoral Approach to Craniocervical Junction and Upper Cervical Spine

Chapter 2: Transmaxillary Approach to the Clivus and Upper Cervical Spine

Chapter 3: High Cervical Retropharyngeal Approach to the Craniocervical Junction

Chapter 4: Posterior and Far-Lateral Approaches to Craniovertebral Junction

B. Mid and Lower Cervical Spine

Chapter 5: Anterior Approach to Mid-Cervical Spine

Chapter 6: Posterior Approach to Mid-Cervical SpineMD

C. Cervicothoracic Junction and Thoracic Spine

Chapter 7: Anterior Approaches to the Cervicothoracic Junction

Chapter 8: Anterolateral Transthoracic Approaches to the Cervicothoracic Junction

Chapter 9: Posterolateral Approaches to the Cervicothoracic Junction

D. Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Spines

Chapter 10: Thoracoabdominal Approach

Chapter 11: Anterior Retroperitoneal Approach to Lumbar Spine

Chapter 12: Posterior and Posterolateral Approaches to the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

E. Lumbar Sacral Junction

Chapter 13: Transperitoneal Approaches to the Lumbosacral Junction

Chapter 14: Anterior Retroperitoneal Approach

Chapter 15: Posterior Sacral Approach to the Sacrum

Section II. Degenerative Disease of the Spine

A. Cervical Disk Herniation

Chapter 16: Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion

Chapter 17: Anterior Cervical Microforaminotomy

Chapter 18: Anterior Cervical Fusion and Instrumentation Techniques

Chapter 19: Posterior Keyhole Cervical Foraminotomy

B. Cervical Stenosis

Chapter 20: Anterior Corpectomy and Fusion

Chapter 21: Laminotomy and Laminectomy

Chapter 22: Laminoplasty Techniques

Chapter 23: Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament

C. Thoracic Disk Herniation

Chapter 24: Thoracic Discectomy

D. Lumbar Disk Herniation

Chapter 25: Lumbar Microdiskectomy: Midline Open and Far-lateral Techniques

Chapter 26: Percutaneous and Endoscopic Diskectomy

E. Lumbar Stenosis

Chapter 27: Surgical Anatomy and Operative Techniques of Lumbar Stenosis

Chapter 28: Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression

F. Lumbar Fusion and Instrumentation Techniques

Chapter 29: Transpedicular Screw Fixations

Chapter 30: Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusions

Chapter 31: Unilateral Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Chapter 32: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Chapter 33: Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Chapter 34: Spondylolisthesis Reduction

Chapter 35: Minimal Access Exposure for Posterior Lumbar Instrumented Fusions: Is There an Easier Way?

Section III. Inflammatory Disease

Chapter 36: The Trans-Oral Approach for Ventral Cervicomedullary Decompression in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Chapter 37: Ankylosing Spondylitis - Posterior Approaches (Osteotomy) to the Cervical and Lumbar Spine in the Management of a Fixed Sagittal Plane Deformity

Section IV. Spinal Trauma

A. Craniovertebral and Cervical Spine

Chapter 38: Surgical Therapy for Fractures and Dislocations of the Craniocervical Junction and Upper Cervical Spine

Chapter 39: Burst Fractures of the Cervical Spine

Chapter 40: Subaxial Cervical Spinal Injuries and Facet Dislocation Injuries

B. Thoracic Spine

Chapter 41: Cervicothoracic Junction Fractures

Chapter 42: Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Fractures

C. Lumbar and Sacral Spine

Chapter 43: Lumbar and Sacral Fractures

Section V. Spinal Deformity

Chapter 44: Anterior Release and Fusion Techniques for Thoracic Scoliosis

Chapter 45: Anterior Treatment for Thoracolumbar-Lumbar Scoliosis

Chapter 46: Surgical Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Lenke 1-6 Curve Types

Chapter 47: Surgical Management of Flatback Syndrome

Chapter 48: The Surgical Management of Scheuermann?s Kyphosis

Section VI. Spinal Tumor

Chapter 49: Primary Malignant and Benign Tumors of the Spine

Chapter 50: Secondary Metastatic Tumors of the Spine

Chapter 51: Surgical Technique for Resection of Intradural Tumors

Chapter 52: Vascular Lesions of the Spinal Cord

Section VII. Spinal Infection

Chapter 53: Bacterial, Fungal, and Tuberculosis Discitis and Osteomyelitis of the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

Section VIII. Miscellaneous

Chapter 54: Bone Graft Harvesting Techniques