Surgical Anatomy and Techniques to the Spine

2nd Edition

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  • Daniel Kim
  • Alexander Vaccaro
  • Curtis Dickman
  • SangKook Lee
  • Dosang Cho
  • Ilsup Kim
  • Key Features

    • Proceed with confidence. An atlas-style format featuring clear, concise, step-by-step descriptions of the anatomy and procedures along with clinical hints and pearls, tables, and management algorithms provideing swift answers and trusted guidance.
    • Sharpen your surgical acumen with a deeper understanding of the anatomy of the surgical target and related anatomy. Comprehensive information on cervical, cervical/thoracic, thoracic/lumbar, lumbar spine, lumbar/pelvis, and other surgical locations ensures the best approaches to spine surgery and results.
    • Understand the spine from all angles with multiple-viewpoint, full-color photographs, and illustrations.

    Table of Contents


    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


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