Pocket Atlas of Spine Surgery

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Kern Singh, Alexander R. Vaccaro
Thieme, Feb 14, 2012 - Medical - 184 pages
Specifically designed for use in a fast-paced clinical setting, Pocket Atlas of Spine Surgery is a concise surgical guide that gives readers the essential tools needed to successfully perform spine surgery. It provides a distinctive view of complex spinal anatomy that facilitates a better understanding of the subtleties of both open and technically demanding minimally invasive spine procedures. Key Features:
  • An introductory chapter on patient positioning covers the basics for common cervical, thoracic, and lumbar procedures
  • Detailed illustrations with unique anatomical overlays are provided for each step in a surgical procedure
  • The procedures included represent most of those encountered in a typical spine surgery practice
  • Tips and Pearls before you begin, key steps with visuals, and Potential Pitfalls are included for each procedure


  • This atlas will serve as a valuable resource to orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, and surgical trainees as well as physician assistants, surgical nurses, and all those involved in the operative care of patients undergoing spine surgery.
     

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    Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612

    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA

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