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Operative Techniques: Spine Surgery

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Spine Surgery, 2nd Edition delivers step-by-step, multimedia guidance to help you master the must-know techniques in this field. Part of the popular and practical Operative Techniques series, this orthopaedics reference focuses on individual procedures, each presented in a highly visual, easy-to-follow format for quick reference.

Hardbound, 432 Pages

Published: May 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-1520-0


  • Section I: Cervical Spine

    1. Closed Cervical Skeletal Tong Placement and Reduction Techniques

    2. Halo Placement in the Pediatric and Adult Patient

    3. Anterior Odontoid Resection: The Transoral Approach

    4. Odontoid Screw Fixation

    5. Anterior C1-C2 Arthrodesis: Lateral Approach of Barbour and Whitesides

    6. Anterior Cervical Corpectomy/Diskectomy

    7. Anterior Resection of Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament

    8. Anterior Cervical Disk Arthroplasty

    9. Occipital-Cervical Fusion

    10. C2 Translaminar Screw Fixation

    11. Posterior C1-C2 Fusion: Harms and Magerl Techniques

    12. Cervical Spine: Lateral Mass Screw Fixation

    13. Cervical Pedicle Screw Fixation

    14. Posterior Cervical Osteotomy Techniques

    15. Posterior Cervical Laminoplasty

    Section II: Thoracic Spine

    16. Anterior Thoracic Diskectomy and Corpectomy

    17. Anterior Thoracolumbar Spinal Fusion via Open Approach for Idiopathic Scoliosis

    18. Operative Management of Scheuermann’s Kyphosis

    19. Resection of Intradural Intramedullary or Extramedullary Spinal Tumors

    20. Endoscopic Thoracic Diskectomy

    21. VEPTR Opening Wedge Thoracostomy for Congenital Spinal Deformities

    22. Posterior Thoracolumbar Fusion Techniques for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

    23. Thoracoplasty for Rib Deformity

    24. Complete Vertebral Resection for Primary Spinal Tumors

    Section III: Lumbar Spine

    25. Sacropelvic Fixation

    26. Posterior Far Lateral Disk Herniation

    27. The Lateral Extracavitary Approach for Vertebrectomy

    28. Osteotomy Techniques (Smith-Petersen and Pedicle Subtraction) for Fixed Sagittal Imbalance

    29. Spondylolysis Repair

    30. Surgical Treatment of High-Grade Spondylolisthesis

    31. Interspinous Process Motion-Sparing Implant

    32. Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

    33. Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

    34. Transpsoas Approach for Thoracolumbar Interbody Fusion

    35. Lumbar Total Disk Arthroplasty

    36. Kyphoplasty

    37. Minimally Invasive Exposure Techniques of the Lumbar Spine

    38. Hemivertebrae Resection

    39. Lumbar Internal Laminectomy

    40. Minimally Invasive Presacral Retroperitoneal Approach for Lumbosacral Axial Instrumentation


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