Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Spine
Expert Consult - Online, Print and DVDEdited by
- Francis Shen, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Spine Surgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA
- Christopher Shaffrey, MD, Harrison Distinguished Professor, Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
The Spinea volume in the new Arthritis and Arthroplasty seriesoffers expert guidance on everything from patient selection and pre-operative planning to surgical approaches and techniques. Francis H. Shen and Christopher I. Shaffrey present clear, evidence-based coverage detailing which technology and methodology is best for each patient. Access discussions of debates on anterior versus posterior approaches for the surgical management of cervical myelopathy, indications for thoracoscopic surgery, options for minimally invasive surgery (MIS) in degenerative spinal conditions, and more. Explore the role for evolving technologies and non-fusion techniques for the management of various spinal pathologies and view expertly narrated video demonstrations of surgical techniques. In addition to providing practical, pragmatic advice in a concise, readable format, this Expert Consult title offers the full text of the book, as well as links to PubMed and periodic content updates, online at www.expertconsult.com.
Published: November 2009