Key Features

  • Step-by-step procedures walk you through proper positioning, anatomic landmarks, potential dangers, and increasing exposure.
  • Primary indications listed for each surgical approach help you quickly determine which approach is most appropriate for a particular surgery.
  • Consistent format features text on the left side and illustration plates on the right, for quick access to key information.
  • High-quality drawings created by an expert medical artist provide exceptional clarity, realism, and detail.
  • Cross-references throughout the text make it easy to compare surgical approaches for the same body area.
  • Full pages dedicated to each plate allow you to more easily view anatomical parts and approaches.

Table of Contents

Section I: General Considerations
Attributes of an Acceptable Approach to a Bone or Joint
Factors to Consider When Choosing an Approach
Aseptic Technique
Surgical Principles
Anatomy

Section II: The Head
Approach to the Rostral Shaft of the Mandible
Approach to the Caudal Shaft and Ramus of the Mandible
Approach to the Ramus of the Mandible
Approach to the Temporomandibular Joint
Approach to the Dorsolateral Surface of the Skull
Approach to the Caudal Surface of the Skull

Section III: The Vertebral Column
Approach to Cervical Vertebrae 1 and 2 Through a Ventral Incision
Approach to Cervical Vertebrae 1 and 2 Through a Dorsal Incision
Approach to Cervical Vertebrae and Intervertebral Disks 2-7 Through a Ventral Incision
Approach to the Midcervical Vertebrae Through a Dorsal Incision
Approach to Cervical Vertebrae 3-6 Through a Lateral Incision
Approach to the Caudal Cervical and Cranial Thoracic Vertebrae Through a Dorsal Incision
Approach to the Thoracolumbar Vertebrae Through a Dorsal Incision
Approach to the Thoracolumbar Intervertebral Disks Through a Dorsolateral Incision
Approach to the Thoracolumbar Intervertebral Disks Through a Lateral Incision
Approach to Lumbar Vertebra 7 and the Sacrum Through a Dorsal Incision
Approach to the Lumbosacral Intervertebral Disk and Foramen Through a Lateral Transilial Osteotomy NEW!
Approach to Lumbar Vertebrae 6 and 7 and the Sacrum Through a Ventral Abdominal Incision
Approach to the Caudal Vertebrae Through a Dorsal Incision

Section  IV: The Scapula and Shoulder Joint
Approach to the Body, Spine, and Acromion Process of the Scapula
Approach to the Craniolateral Region of the Shoulder Joint
Approach to the Craniolateral Region of the Shoulder Joint by Tenotomy of the Infraspinatus Muscle
Approach to the Caudolateral Region of

Details

No. of pages:
488
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9780323249737
Electronic ISBN:
9781437716337
Electronic ISBN:
9780323228992
Print ISBN:
9781437716344

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