Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Spine

1st Edition

Expert Consult - Online, Print and DVD

Editors:

  • Francis Shen
  • Christopher Shaffrey
  • Key Features

    • Access the full text of the book—as well as links to PubMed and periodic content updates—online at www.expertconsult.com.
    • Provides evidence-based, clinically focused guidance on patient selection, pre-operative planning, surgical approach and techniques, instrumentation, disease specific options, the management and avoidance of complications, and more.
    • Discusses variations in technique, including thoracoscopy, microdiscectomy, interbody fusion, osteotomies, laminectomy, MIS decompression techniques and more.
    • Explores alternatives to fusion in younger arthritic patients, including disc arthroplasty, facet joint replacement, nucleus replacement.
    • Includes a review page in every chapter for quick reference to pearls and pitfalls for each topic.
    • Presents photographs and interpretive drawings of surgical techniques in full color to bring out intraoperative details as they appear in the operating room.
    • Features procedural videos—narrated by experts—on the included DVD so you can see how to perform particular techniques.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    442
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416056430
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781455708819