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Surgical Anatomy and Techniques to the Spine

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Featuring an expanded focus on in-demand endoscopic and minimally invasive spine procedures, Surgical Anatomy and Techniques to the Spine, 2nd Edition pairs new anatomic photographs and radiographic images with expertly rendered color illustrations and clear, step-by-step descriptions to help you effectively perform all of the latest and most effective spine surgery techniques. A multidisciplinary approach makes this medical reference book relevant and informative to all surgeons regardless of their specialty or level of surgical experience with the spine.

Neurosurgeons, Neurosurgery Residents, Orthopedis Surgeons. Health Science Libraries

Hardbound, 760 Pages

Published: August 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0989-2


  • "After reviewing the anatomy and approaches to the spine, Kim (spinal neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center), two other neurosurgeons, and an orthopedic surgeon lead readers through the latest techniques in spine surgery, detailing procedures commonly performed for degenerative disease, trauma, scoliosis, tumor, and infection. Techniques are illustrated with color drawings, computer-generated images, and cadaver dissection photos. A companion CD-ROM contains all of the images from the book in a searchable format for use in electronic presentations." -- SciTech Book News, March 2006



    Craniovertebral Junction and Upper Cervical Spine

    1 Surgical Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Craniovertebral Junction

    2 Transoral Approach to the Craniocervical Junction and Upper Cervical Spine

    3 Transmaxillary and Transmandibular Approaches to the Clivus and Upper Cervical Spine

    4 High Cervical Retropharyngeal Approach to the Craniocervical Junction

    5 Approaches to the Craniocervical Junction: Posterior and Lateral Approaches

    6 Posterior and Far-Lateral Approaches to the Craniovertebral Junction: Lateral Transcondylar Approach

    7 Endoscopic Approaches to the CraniovertebralJunction

    8 Surgical Approaches to Craniovertebral Junction Congenital Malformations, Chiari Malformations, and Cranial Settling (Invagination)

    9 Surgical Approaches to the Craniovertebral Junction in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    10 Craniovertebral Junction Instabilities and Surgical Fixation Techniques

    11 Odontoid Fractures and Screw Fixation

    12 C1-C2 Trauma Injuries and Stabilization Techniques


    Mid and Lower Cervical Spine

    13 Surgical Anatomy and Biomechanics in the Mid and Lower Cervical Spine

    14 Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion

    15 Endoscopic Anterior Cervical Foraminotomy (Jho Procedure)

    16 Anterior and Posterior Endoscopic Approaches to the Cervical Spine

    17 Cervical Corpectomy, Fusion, and Vertebral Restoration Techniques

    18 Anterior Cervical Instrumentation Techniques

    19 Cervical Disk Arthroplasty Techniques

    20 Cervical Microforaminotomy and Decompressive Laminectomy

    21 Cervical Laminoplasty

    22 Posterior Cervical Stabilization Techniques: Cervical Pedicle Screw Fixation, Lateral Mass Screw Fixation, and Wiring

    23 Facet Dislocation Injuries and Surgical Management

    24 Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament


    Cervicothoracic Junction and Thoracic Spine

    25 Surgical Anatomy and Biomechanics in the Cervicothoracic Junction and Thoracic Spine

    26 Anterior Approaches to the Cervicothoracic Junction

    27 Posterolateral Approaches to the Cervicothoracic Junction: Transpedicular, Costotransversectomy, Lateral Extracavitary, and Parascapular Extrapleural Approaches

    28 Anterolateral Transthoracic Approaches to the Thoracic Spine

    29 Anterior and Posterior Cervicothoracic Junction Stabilization Techniques

    30 Thoracic Microdiskectomy: Lateral and Posterolateral Approaches

    31 Thoracoscopic and Posterior Endoscopic Approaches to the Thoracic Spine

    32 Surgical Decompression and Stabilization Techniques in Thoracic Trauma

    33 Surgical Approaches to Thoracic Primary and Secondary Tumors


    Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Spines

    34 Surgical Anatomy and Posterior Approach to the Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Spine

    35 Thoracoabdominal Approach to the Thoracolumbar Junction

    36 Surgical Stabilization Techniques for Thoracolumbar Fractures

    37 Anterior Retroperitoneal Approach to the Lumbar Spine

    38 Posterior and Posterolateral Approaches to the Lumbar Spine

    39 Surgical Approaches to Lumbar Fractures

    40 Surgical Decompression and Stabilization for Lumbar Lesions: Osteomyelitis

    and Tumors

    41 Lumbar Microdiskectomy: Midline Open and Far-Lateral Techniques

    42 Percutaneous and Endoscopic Diskectomy

    43 Surgical Anatomy and Operative Techniques of Lumbar Stenosis

    44 Transpedicular Screw Fixation: Open and Percutaneous Techniques

    45 Posterior and Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

    46 Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

    47 Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

    48 Spondylolisthesis Reduction

    49 Lumbar Facet Screw Fixation Techniques


    Lumbar Sacral Pelvic Junction

    50 Surgical Anatomy, Approaches, and Biomechanics in the Lumbosacral Pelvic Junction

    51 Surgical Management of Sacral Fractures

    52 Axial Lumbar Interbody Fusion

    53 Sacral Screw Fixation and Plating Techniques

    54 Iliac Fixation

    55 Surgical Resection of Sacral Tumors/Sacrectomy and Lumbopelvic Reconstruction


    Spinal Deformity

    56 Surgical Approaches to Cervical Kyphosis and Deformity

    57 Surgical Management of Scheuermann Kyphosis

    58 Surgical Approach to Posttraumatic Thoracic Kyphosis

    59 Anterior Release and Fusion Techniques for Scoliosis

    60 Anterior and Posterior Treatment for Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Scoliosis

    61 Surgical Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Lenke Curve Types 1 Through 6

    62 Surgical Treatment of Flat Back Deformity

    63 Surgical Management of Degenerative Lumbar Scoliosis


    Spinal Tumors and Vascular Lesions

    64 Primary Malignant and Benign Tumors of the Spine

    65 Secondary Metastatic Tumors of the Spine

    66 Surgical Technique for Resection of Intradural Tumors

    67 Vascular Lesions of the Spinal Cord


    Inflammatory Disease

    68 Ankylosing Spondylitis: Posterior Approaches (Osteotomy) to the Cervical and Lumbar Spine in the Management of a Fixed Sagittal Plane Deformity


    Spinal Infection

    69 Bacterial, Fungal, and Tuberculosis Diskitis and Osteomyelitis of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine



    70 Surgical Management of Gunshot Wounds to the Spine

    71 Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty

    72 Bone Graft Harvesting Techniques

    73 Dural Tears


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