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Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques

Spine and Peripheral Nerves


Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781626230545
Publication Date: July 2016

published in 2006, the second edition of this award-winning
neurosurgical atlas is written by a notable cadre of world-renowned
spine surgeons. Reflecting the enormous depth and breadth of spine
surgery, this volume has been completely updated with current,
state-of-the-art surgical methodologies and minimally invasive options.
Pathologies include degenerative changes, congenital abnormalities,
rheumatic diseases, tumors, and trauma.
The authors have divided
the book into six consistent sections: occipital-cervical, midcervical
spine, cervicothoracic junction, thoracic and thoracolumbar spine,
lumbar and lumbosacral spine, and peripheral nerve. Within each
section, the opening chapters cover comprehensive discussion of
pathology, etiology, and differential diagnosis. Succeeding chapters
present step-by-step surgical techniques encompassing anterior,
anterolateral, posterior, and posterolateral approaches, separately and
in sequence. Minimally invasive techniques and peripheral nerve
procedures, including the brachial plexus, lumbosacral plexus, and
individual nerves are covered independently, following the same
Key Highlights:

  • Clearly delineated indications, contraindications, advantages, and disadvantages provided for each surgery
  • Operations with same opening and closing technique covered just once, thereby minimizing redundancy
  • Beautifully illustrated with more than 1,000 images
  • Video compendium created by master surgeons provides up-close guidance on a wide array of surgical procedures
  • Ideal for both the busy practitioner seeking review and resident looking for robust study materials
book is an incomparable learning tool for residents, who will likely
read it several times during the course of residency. A precisely
edited, didactic atlas, neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons will
also find it an invaluable resource.
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