Atlas of Spine Surgery
W.B. Saunders, 1995 - Medical - 569 pages
This excellent text-atlas provides an emphasized surgical focus, with surgical techniques illustrated in elaborate detail. Coverage includes comprehensive discussions of patient evaluation, anterior and posterior operations, taking of bone grafts, post-operative management, complications, and more.
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