Section 1: 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. Harms Technique and Magerl Technique
12. Cervical Spine: Lateral Mass Screw Fixation
13. Cervical Pedicle Screw Fixation
14. Posterior Cervical Osteotomy Techniques
15. Posterior Cervical Laminoplasty
16. Posterior cervical foraminotomy, microdiscectomy
17. Cervical trauma classification and surgical treatment
Section 2: Thoracic Spine
18. Anterior Thoracic Diskectomy and Corpectomy
19. Anterior Thoracolumbar Spinal Fusion via Open Approach for Idiopathic Scoliosis
20. Operative Management of Scheuermann’s Kyphosis
21. Resection of Intradural Intramedullary or Extramedullary Spinal Tumors
22. Endoscopic Thoracic Diskectomy
23. VEPTR Opening Wedge Thoracostomy for Congenital Spinal Deformities
24. Posterior Thoracolumbar Fusion Techniques for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
25. Thoracoplasty for Rib Deformity
26. Complete Vertebral Resection for Primary Spinal Tumors
27. Surgical treatment of Arachnoid Cysts
28. The Adult Surgical Management of Syringomyelia
29. Surgical treatment of Dural AV fistulas and AVM’s
30. Adult scoliosis: classification and treatment
31. Spinopelvic balance: preop planning and calculation
32. Sacropelvic Fixation
33. Posterior Far Lateral Diskectomy
34. The Lateral Extracavitary Approach for Vertebrectomy
35. Osteotomy Techniques (Smith-Petersen and Pedicle Subtraction) for Fixed Sagittal Imbalance
36. Spondylolysis Repair
37. Surgical Treatment of High-Grade Spondylolisthesis
38. Interspinous Process Motion-Sparing Implant and Coflex Interlaminar spacer
39. Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
40. Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
41. Transpsoas Approaches to the Thoracolumbar Spine for Discectomy and Fusion
42. Lumbar Total Disk Arthroplasty
44. Minimally Invasive Exposure Techniques of the Lumbar Spine
45. Hemivertebrae Resection
46. Lumbar Internal Laminectomy
47. Lumbar cortical screw fixation
48. Neuronavigation: setup and workflow
49. Thoracolumbar trauma classification and surgical treatment
50. Sacral Trauma clssificaltion and Surgical Treament
51. SI Joint Fusion
Focusing solely on must-know procedures, Operative Techniques: Spine Surgery, 3rd Edition by Drs. Alexander R. Vaccaro and Eli Baron, offers a highly visual, step-by-step approach to the latest techniques in the field. Thorough updates keep you current with recent changes in spine surgery, and new contributors bring a fresh perspective to this rapidly-changing specialty. Part of the popular Operative Techniques series, this practical reference focuses on individual procedures, each presented in an easy-to-follow format for quick reference.
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Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders, Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Alexander Vaccaro is the Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the recipient of the Leon Wiltse award given for excellence in leadership and clinical research for spine care by the North American Spine Society (NASS) and is the past President of the American Spinal Injury Association and current President of the Association for Collaborative Spine Research. He has over 530 peer reviewed and 195 non-peer reviewed publications. He has published over 300 book chapters and is the editor of over 44 textbooks and co-editor of OKU-Spine I and editor of OKU-8. Dr. Vaccaro is the President of Rothman Institute, Chairman of the department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Co-Director of the Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley and Co-Director of Spine Surgery and the Spine Fellowship program at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where he instructs current fellows and residents in the diagnosis and treatment of various spinal problems and disorders.
The Everrett J. and Marion Gordon Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery; Professor of Neurosurgery, Co-Director of the Delaware Valley Spinal Cord Injury Center; Co-Chief Spine Surgery, Co-Director Spine Surgery; Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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