Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Spine

1st Edition

Expert Consult - Online, Print and DVD

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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

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9780323315173
Electronic ISBN:
9781455708819

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