Best Evidence for Spine Surgery book cover

Best Evidence for Spine Surgery

20 Cardinal Cases (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

Best Evidence for Spine Surgery provides representative cases that help you determine the optimal surgical interventions for your patients. Drs. Rahul Jandial and Steven R. Garfin, and a balanced team of preeminent neurosurgeons and orthopaedists, address the trend toward a more collaborative approach between spine and orthopaedic surgery. This easy-to-read, evidence-based resource also features "Tips from the masters" for a quick review of important elements of diagnosis and treatment and online access at www.expertconsult.com with fully searchable text and downloadable images.

Audience

Neurosurgery

Hardbound, 280 Pages

Published: January 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-1625-2

Contents

  • 1 Cervical Disc Herniation: Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Versus Arthroplasty

    2 Multilevel Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: Bone-Grafting Options

    3 Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: Anterior Versus Posterior Approach

    4 Minimally Invasive Approaches to Thoracic Disc Herniations

    5 Lumbar Disc Herniation with Mild Neurological Deficit: Microdiscectomy Versus Conservative Treatment

    6 Cervical Spondylosis-Spinal Stenosis: Laminoplasty Versus Laminectomy and Fusion

    7 Lumbar Degenerative Disk Disease: Fusion Versus Artificial Disc

    8 Degenerative Spondylolisthesis with Radicular Pain: Decompression Only Versus Decompression and Fusion

    9 Asymptomatic Intradural Schwannoma: Surgery Versus Radiosurgery Versus Observation

    10 Pseudotumor: Transoral Versus Posterior Fusion

    11 Odontoid Fracture in the Elderly: Odontoid Screws Versus Posterior Fusion

    12 C1-C2 Fusion: Transarticular Screws Versus Harms/Melcher Procedure

    13 Multilevel Cervical Corpectomy: Anterior-Only Versus Circumferential Instrumentation

    14 Cervical Jumped Facets and Incomplete Neurological Deficit: Closed-Reduction Versus Urgent Surgery

    15 Laminectomy Across Cervicothoracic Junction: Fusion Versus Nonfusion

    16 Vertebral Metastases: Ventral and Dorsal Approach Versus Lateral Extracavitary Transpedicular Approach

    17 Degenerative Scoliosis: Anterior and Posterior Fusion Versus Posterior Fusion

    18 Sagittal Imbalance: Multiple Smith-Peterson Osteotomies Versus Pedicle Substraction Osteotomies

    19 L1-S1 Fusion: When to Extend to T12 and Pelvis and When to Include L5-S1 Anterior Grafting

    20 High-Grade Spondylolisthesis: Reduction and Fusion Versus In Situ Fusion

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