Second Edition, is a completely updated and comprehensive reference that distills the basic principles of contemporary spine surgery. Its coverage of both principles and techniques makes it a refresher before surgery or a daily companion for residents and surgeons caring for patients with spinal disorders.
Key Features of the Second Edition:
New chapters on adult degenerative deformity, pediatric scoliosis and radiographic principles of deformity.
Expanded spinal trauma section now includes separate chapters on cervical, thoracolumbar, and sacropelvic injuries.
Common clinical questions (with answers) at the end of each chapter highlight topics frequently encountered in the operating room and on board exams.
Easy-to-read bulleted format.
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Designed for use in a fast-paced clinical setting, Pocket Atlas of Spine Surgery is a concise surgical guide that gives readers the essential tools needed to successfully perform spine surgery. It provides a distinctive view of complex spinal anatomy that facilitates a better understanding of the subtleties of both open and technically demanding minimally invasive spine procedures. Key Features:
An introductory chapter on patient positioning covers the basics for common cervical, thoracic, and lumbar procedures
Illustrations with anatomical overlays are provided for each step in a surgical procedure
The procedures included represent most of those encountered in a typical spine surgery practice
Tips and Pearls before you begin, key steps with visuals, and Potential Pitfalls are included for each procedure
This atlas will serve as a resource to orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, and surgical trainees as well as physician assistants, surgical nurses, and all those involved in the operative care of patients undergoing spine surgery.
- By Howard S. An, Kern Singh
The third edition of this concise, spine handbook expands on the previous edition, reflecting recent advances in the field. Written by highly renowned spine surgeons, the new edition is presented in full color with the addition of several hundred exquisitely crafted illustrations. Portable but comprehensive, this book offers a well-rounded perspective on surgical and nonsurgical management of spine-related conditions and disease in adult and pediatric patients. In the opening chapters, a solid clinical foundation is laid – covering anatomy, physical examination, imaging and diagnostic testing, biomechanics of the spine, and instrumentation.
Clinical information is summarized in an outline format, enabling readers to peruse broad topics in an expeditious manner. Chapters are categorically arranged, encompassing cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine pathologies. Within the framework of trauma, degenerative changes, congenital conditions, tumors, and infections – topics include spinal cord injury, thoracolumbar spine fractures; lumbar disk disease, stenosis, and spondylolisthesis; and spinal deformities in children and adults. Rounding out the volume are chapters on tumors, infections, and immune disorders that impact the spine such as rheumatoid arthritis and seronegative spondyloarthropathies.
New chapters on surgical positioning and neuromonitoring Updates on minimally invasive surgical techniques, bone physiology, and biologics More than 300 beautiful illustrations presented in full-color Key references offer more in-depth insight on topics Succinct layout enables cover-to-cover reading and study prep for board examinations
This handy resource is small enough to carry around during rounds and is particularly useful for orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons in training. The reader-friendly format also makes it an excellentreference book for practicing spine surgeons and practitioners involved in the nonsurgical management of spine conditions. Product Details