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Lumbar Interbody Fusions, 1st Edition

Authors :
Sunil V Manjila & Thomas Mroz & Michael P Steinmetz

Authored by experienced surgeons and key innovators in the fast-moving field of LIF surgery, Lumbar Interbody Fusions provides an in-depth, focused approach to recent advances in surgical techniques and technology. Covering both minimally i ...view more

Authored by experienced surgeons and key innovators in the fast-moving field of LIF surgery, Lumbar Interbody Fusions provides an in-depth, focused approach to recent advances in surgical techniques and technology. Covering both minimally invasive and open procedures, this comprehensive reference provides step-by-step details for proven techniques, including extreme lateral, oblique lateral, and direct lateral approaches; intertransverse approaches; axial approaches; and endoscopic approaches.

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Authored by experienced surgeons and key innovators in the fast-moving field of LIF surgery, Lumbar Interbody Fusions provides an in-depth, focused approach to recent advances in surgical techniques and technology. Covering both minimally invasive and open procedures, this comprehensive reference provides step-by-step details for proven techniques, including extreme lateral, oblique lateral, and direct lateral approaches; intertransverse approaches; axial approaches; and endoscopic approaches.


Key Features
  • Focuses on the technical nuances, pearls and pitfalls of each procedure, as well as complication avoidance and management.
  • Features high-quality radiographs and intraoperative images for superb visual guidance throughout.
  • Covers topics that have as-yet unsettled surgical management, such as thoracolumbar and lumbosacral overlap diseases.
  • Includes a concise review of evidence-based spine literature at the end of each procedural chapter.
  • Features chapters on adjunct instrumentation such as pedicle screw and facet fixation, as well as graft selection and revision surgeries.
  • Provides real-time guidance in video: Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion, MIDLIF Operative Technique, L5-S1 OLIF, Aspen Surgical Technique, and many more.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Author Information
By Sunil V Manjila, MD, Staff Neurosurgeon, McLaren Bay Region Hospital, Bay City, MI, USA; Thomas Mroz, MD, Co-Director, Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA and Michael P Steinmetz, MD, Professor, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Co-Director, Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA