Textbook of the Cervical Spine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455711437, 9781455737314

Textbook of the Cervical Spine

1st Edition

Authors: Francis Shen Dino Samartzis Richard Fessler
eBook ISBN: 9781455737314
eBook ISBN: 9780323315180
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455711437
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 4th November 2014
Page Count: 528
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Authored by a multi-disciplinary team that includes orthopedists and neurosurgeons, Textbook of the Cervical Spine is a practical, clinically focused medical reference for treating patients with the full range of cervical spine disorders. From degenerative spine conditions and inflammation, to trauma and infections, it guides today’s spine surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and residents through state-of-the art surgical and fixation techniques, today's emerging technologies, and possible complications.

"I assure you this textbook is beneficial for both specialists and residents."
Foreword by: Shin-ichi Kikuchi President of Fukushima Medical University, Feb 2015

"Drs. Shen, Samartzis, and Fessler have produced an outstanding textbook that is relevant for cervical spine surgeons all over the world."
Foreword by: K. Daniel Riew, Mildred B. Simon Distinguished Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Feb 2015

"This textbook is a valuable addition to spine literature, and I would definitely recommend it."
Foreword by: Madjid Samii, Founder and President International Neuroscience Institute, Feb 2015

Key Features

  • Accurately handle complex situations with image-guided techniques for the management of cervical spine pathology, as well as helpful information on patient management and surgical decision making.
  • Stay up to date on hot topics with recent case studies that orient you toward important clinical information in the field.
  • Quickly find the information you need with succinct chapters that focus on highlights, key points, tips, and tricks.
  • Access the full text online at Expert Consult.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: BASICS

1. Cervical Spine Anatomy

2. Approaches to the Upper Cervical Spine

3. Anterior Surgical Approach to the Cervical Spine

4. Posterior Surgical Approach to the Cervical Spine

5. Anterior Approaches and Surgical Considerations for Pathology of the Cervicothoracic Junction

6. Developmental and Congenital Disorders of the Cervical Spine

7. Biomechanics of the Cervical Spine

8. Evaluation of the Cervical Spine

9. Radiographic and Computed Tomography Evaluation of the Cervical Spine

10. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Cervical Spine

11. Neurophysiological Monitoring of the Cervical Spine

SECTION 2: DEGENERATIVE CONDITIONS

12. Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease

13. Cervical Radiculopathy

14. Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

15. Cervical Deformity and Treatment Algorithms

16. Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament

SECTION 3: TRAUMA

17. Occipitocervical and Upper Cervical Spine Fractures

18. Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries

19. Spinal Cord Injuries and Syndromes

20. Traumatic Arterial Injuries: Diagnosis and Management

21. Stingers and Transient Paresis

SECTION 4: SPINAL TUMORS, INFECTIONS, AND INFLAMMATORY CONDITIONS

22. Primary Tumors of the Spinal Cord

23. Primary Bony Tumors of the Cervical Spine

24. Metastatic Disease of the Cervical Spine

25. Infections of the Cervical Spine

26. Tuberculosis of the Cervical Spine

27. Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Cervical Spine

28. Ankylosing Spondylitis of the Cervical Spine

29. Syringomyelia

SECTION 5: SURGICAL TECHNIQUES

30. Anterior Cervical Discetomy and Fusion

31. Anterior Cervical Corpectomy and Fusion and Hybrid Techniques

32. Cervical Disc Arthroplasty

33. Anterior Cervical Foraminotomy

34. Laminectomy and Fusion

35. Cervical Laminoplasty

36. Posterior Cervical Endoscopic Laminoforaminotomy

37. Osteotomies of the Cervical Spine

SECTION 6: FIXATION TECHNIQUES

38. Occipitocervical Fixation

39. C1 Lateral Mass and C2 Pedicle Screw Fixation

40. C1-C2 Transarticular Screws

41. C2 Translaminar Screw Fixation

42. Cervical Pedicle Screws

43. Lateral Mass Screws

44. Interspinous Wiring

SECTION 7: EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

45. Minimally Invasive Techniques in the Cervical Spine

46. Image-Guided Navigation for Cervical Spine Surgery

47. Biologics for Intervertebral Disc Regeneration and Repair

48. Biologics for Spinal Fusions

49. Intervertebral Disc Transplantation

SECTION 8: COMPLICATIONS

50. Vascular Injuries

51. Spinal Cord and Nerve Injuries in the Cervical Spine

52. Tracheoesophageal Injuries

53. Dural Tear

54. Wound Complications

55. Adjacent Segment Disease

56. Nonunions and Implant Failure of the Cervical Spine

Details

No. of pages:
528
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455737314
eBook ISBN:
9780323315180
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455711437

About the Author

Francis Shen

Affiliations and Expertise

Warren G Stamp Endowed Professor, Division Head, Spine Division, Director, Spine Fellowship, Co-Director, Spine Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia Health Science Center, Charlottesville, Virginia

Dino Samartzis

Affiliations and Expertise

Warden, Hornell Hall, Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Spine Research, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Deputy Director, Laboratory and Clinical Research Institute for Pain, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Richard Fessler

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois