Textbook of the Cervical Spine, 1st Edition

Editors :
Francis H. Shen & Dino Samartzis & Richard G Fessler

Authored by a multi-disciplinary team that includes orthopedists and neurosurgeons, Textbook of the Cervical Spine is a practical, clinically focused medical reference for treating patients with the full range of cervical spine disorders. From deg......view more

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Authored by a multi-disciplinary team that includes orthopedists and neurosurgeons, Textbook of the Cervical Spine is a practical, clinically focused medical reference for treating patients with the full range of cervical spine disorders. From degenerative spine conditions and inflammation, to trauma and infections, it guides today’s spine surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and residents through state-of-the art surgical and fixation techniques, today's emerging technologies, and possible complications.

"I assure you this textbook is beneficial for both specialists and residents."
Foreword by: Shin-ichi Kikuchi President of Fukushima Medical University, Feb 2015

"Drs. Shen, Samartzis, and Fessler have produced an outstanding textbook that is relevant for cervical spine surgeons all over the world."
Foreword by: K. Daniel Riew, Mildred B. Simon Distinguished Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Feb 2015

"This textbook is a valuable addition to spine literature, and I would definitely recommend it."
Foreword by: Madjid Samii, Founder and President International Neuroscience Institute, Feb 2015


Key Features
  • Accurately handle complex situations with image-guided techniques for the management of cervical spine pathology, as well as helpful information on patient management and surgical decision making.
  • Stay up to date on hot topics with recent case studies that orient you toward important clinical information in the field.
  • Quickly find the information you need with succinct chapters that focus on highlights, key points, tips, and tricks.
  • Access the full text online at Expert Consult.

Author Information
Edited by Francis H. Shen, MD, Warren G Stamp Endowed Professor, Division Head, Spine Division, Director, Spine Fellowship, Co-Director, Spine Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia Health Science Center, Charlottesville, Virginia; Dino Samartzis, Director, International Spine Research and Innovation Initiative (ISRII), Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois and Richard G Fessler, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois