The authors' operative experience and the fundamentals of anatomy formed the basis for creation of this atlas. The practice-oriented description of the various operative techniques takes account of the principal indications for surgery, and of possible dangers and complications. The atlas is a valuable aid for the surgeon's training. Experienced surgeons are given the opportunity of gaining in a short time an overview of operative techniques that are not part of a routine, day-to-day repertoire.
1 Approaches 2 Scoliosis 3 Kyphosis 4 Ankylosing Spondylitis 5 Fusion of the Cervical Spine 6 Fusion of the Lumbar Spine 7 Spondylolisthesis 8 Neurosurgical Operations 9 Rheumatoid Instability 10 Spondylitis 11 Tumors of the Spine 12 Tumors of the Chest Wall 13 Deformities of the Chest Wall 14 Torticollis