This best-selling book returns in a second edition covering the major procedures in spine surgery and the latest technical innovations in the field. Retaining the comprehensive scope and accessible presentation of the previous edition, the book distills the basic elements of each procedure using concise descriptions and simple line drawings. New sections of the book cover minimally invasive exposure methods, motion-sparing techniques, and the latest fixation techniques.
* Each chapter outlines the essentials of the procedure in just a few pages
* Consistent presentation throughout the book enhances ease of use
* Tips, pearls, lessons learned, special considerations, pitfalls, and bailout, rescue, and salvage procedures emphasize critical points to help ensure a safe and effective procedure
* Nearly 500 illustrations demonstrate key technical points
Concise and up-to-date, this book serves as an invaluable quick reference prior to surgery. It is ideal for clinicians and residents in spine surgery, orthopaedics, and neurosurgery.
Praise for the first edition:
"Attractively and efficiently organized...a surprisingly comprehensive quick-reference manual of operative spine surgery...cut[s] to the surgical chase...an efficient source for review of procedural techniques."--The Spine Journal
"Conforms to the high standards that one expects from Thieme publishing...a wonderful resource for the experienced spine surgeon looking for a quick review of the indications and steps for the most contemporary spinal procedures."--Journal of Neurosurgery
"Short, cleanly written sections...describe the important points and fine tips needed to get one from beginning to end of a surgical procedure. The line drawings are excellent...This text has a place in the libraries of all training programs and physicians of all skill levels."--Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques
"A complete and excellent reference for those in need of an instant source of information regarding current treatments offered in the armamentarium of the spine surgeon...recommend[ed]."--The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection and Critical Care
"This textbook is perfect for the trainee in either neurosurgery or orthopaedic surgery, from junior residents to established spine fellows...focused and well organized...the excellent artists' renditions of 3D spinal anatomy are one of the key strengths of this text..recommend[ed]."--American Journal of Neuroradiology
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