"A well written, insightfully organized text of an advanced surgical technique that will assist any spine surgeon looking to learn or perfect this endoscopic procedure."-- --AANS Young Neurosurgeons Newsletter
Endoscopic Spine Procedures combines the vast experience of internationally recognized spine surgery experts and provides detailed coverage of operative techniques for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.
This book begins with an overview of the principles of percutaneous endoscopic spine surgery followed by a detailed discussion of applied anatomy, surgical approaches and techniques, and potential complications for the different spine regions. Each chapter contains concise, step-by-step descriptions of the procedures enhanced by clearly labeled illustrations.
Bullet-point format enables rapid reference prior to surgery
High-resolution videos -- one for every procedure described in the book -- appear on an accompanying DVD
More than 600 high-quality illustrations prepare readers for surgery, including radiographs, full-color endoscopic views, detailed drawings, and 3-D surgical views
Clinical cases demonstrate how to tell the differences between spine levels and between disease states
This concise technical guide is an essential resource for neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, interventional radiologists, or anyone involved in the care of patients with spine disorders.
Founder and President, Wooridul Spine Hospital Group, Seoul, Korea 135-100Department of Neurosurgery, Wooridul Spine Institute, Seoul, Korea
Contents Section I. Principle and Essentials of Percutaneous Endoscopic Spine Surgery Chapter 1: History of Endoscopic Spine Surgery Chapter 2: Endoscopic Surgical Instruments Chapter 3: Operating Room Setting Chapter 4: Selection and Use of Lasers and Their Safety Chapter 5: Anesthesia Section II. Percutaneous Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy (PECD) Chapter 6: Applied Anatomy and Percutaneous Approaches to Cervical Spine Chapter 7: Surgical Techniques in Percutaneous Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy Chapter 8: Case Presentation and Surgical Technique - PECD Chapter 9: Complications and Avoidances Section III. Percutaneous Endoscopic Thoracic Discectomy (PETD) Chapter 10: Applied Anatomy and Percutaneous Approaches to Thoracic Spine Chapter 11: Surgical Techniques in Percutaneous Endoscopic Thoracic Discectomy (PETD) Chapter 12: Case Presentation and Surgical Technique - PETD Section IV. Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy (PELD) Chapter 13: Applied Anatomy and Percutaneous Approaches to Lumbar Spine Chapter 14: Transforaminal Surgical Approach Chapter 15: Extraforaminal Surgical Approach Chapter 16: Foraminoplasty-surgical technique for migrated disc with foraminoplasty Chapter 17: Interlaminar Surgical Approach Chapter 18: Case Presentations and Surgical Techniques for PELD Chapter 19: Case Presentation and Surgical Technique - Special Lumbar Cases Chapter 20: Complications and Avoidances