Textbook of the Cervical Spine

Textbook of the Cervical Spine

By: Francis H. Shen (author), Richard Glenn Fessler (author), Dino Samartzis (author)Hardback

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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 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.


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

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  • ISBN13: 9781455711437
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9781455711437
  • ISBN10: 1455711438

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