Spine Surgery 2-Vol Set E-Book: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management (Expert Consult - Online)

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Elsevier Health Sciences, May 14, 2012 - Medical - 2248 pages

Build a solid foundation of knowledge based on the fundamentals and employ step-by-step instruction from Spine Surgery. Edited by Edward C. Benzel, this best-selling medical reference explores the full spectrum of surgical techniques used in spine surgery and delivers the comprehensive, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve successful outcomes. Online access, thorough updates, contributions by leading international authorities, an abundance of detailed illustrations, and procedural video clips provide everything you need to avoid and manage complex problems.

  • Glean essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information in one comprehensive reference that explores the full spectrum of surgical techniques used in spine surgery.
  • Hone your surgical skills and technique with intraoperative videos and more than 800 outstanding illustrations demonstrating each technique step by step.
  • Grasp and apply the latest knowledge from more than 25 brand-new chapters, as well as extensive revisions or total rewrites to the majority of existing chapters to present all of the most up-to-date information available on every aspect of spine surgery including motion preservation technologies, endovascular management, back pain and psychosocial interactions, biomechanics, and more.
  • Consult with the best. Renowned neurosurgery authority Edward C. Benzel leads an international team of accomplished neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons - many new to this edition - who provide dependable guidance and share innovative approaches to surgical techniques and complications management.
  • Equip yourself to address increasing occurrences of pain among aging and physically active patients.

  • Access the information you need, where you need it on your laptop or mobile device via expertconsult.com, with fully searchable text, a wealth of procedural videos, online updates from the experts, downloadable image gallery and links to PubMed.
 

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Contents

Section 2 The Fundamentals
42
Section 3 Extraspinal Anatomy and Surgical Approaches and Exposuresof the Vertebral Column
323
Section 4 Surgical Procedures
375
Index
1
Instructions for online access
109
Front Cover
110
Spine Surgery Techniques Complication Avoidance and Management
iii
Copyright
iv
Chapter 117 Myelomeningocele and Associated Anomalies
1155
Chapter 118 Anterior Sacral Meningocele
1163
Chapter 119 Chiari Malformations and Syringomyelia
1171
Chapter 120 Chiari Malformation Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia A Paradigm for Care
1179
Chapter 121 Omental Transposition and Spine Surgery Emphasis on Revascularization and Scar Prevention
1183
Chapter 122 Wound Closure
1189
Chapter 123 Bone Graft Harvesting
1197
Chapter 124 Vascularized Bone Grafts in Spine Surgery
1205

Dedication
v
Contributors
vii
Preface
xxxi
Contents
xxxv
Conflict of Interest
xlv
Chapter 101 Intramedullary Spinal Cord Lesions
983
Chapter 102 Intradural Extramedullary Spinal Lesions
991
Chapter 103 Spinal Intradural Vascular Malformations
999
Chapter 104 Spinal Dural Vascular Malformations
1005
Chapter 105 Cauda Equina Syndrome
1013
Chapter 106 Primary Bony Spinal Lesions
1023
Chapter 107 Spondylectomy for Spinal Tumors
1041
Chapter 108 Prognostic Factors Surgical Outcomes and Guidelines for Managing Metastatic Spine Cancer
1049
Chapter 109 Staging Classification and Oncologic Approaches for Metastatic Tumors Involving the Spine
1061
Chapter 110 Metabolic Bone Disease
1077
Chapter 111 Tumors at the Foramen Magnum Regional Challenges
1089
Chapter 112 Cervicothoracic Junction Tumors Regional Challenges
1103
Chapter 113 Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Spinal Tumors Regional Challenges
1115
Chapter 114 Sacral Tumors Regional Challenges
1123
Chapter 115 Tarlov Cysts
1135
Chapter 116 Occult Spinal Dysraphism and the Tethered Spinal Cord
1141
Chapter 125 Pain in Spine Disease
1211
Chapter 126 Minimally Invasive Spinal Decompression and Stabilization Techniques I
1223
Chapter 127 Minimally Invasive Spinal Decompression and Stabilization Techniques II Thoracic and Lumbar Endoscopic Approaches
1229
Chapter 128 Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
1253
Chapter 129 The Obese Patient
1263
Chapter 130 Smoking and the Spine
1269
Chapter 131 The Geriatric Patient
1281
Chapter 132 Surgery of the Sympathetic Nervous System
1289
Chapter 133 Arachnoiditis and Syringomyelia
1297
Chapter 134 Posttraumatic and Idiopathic Syringomyelia
1303
Chapter 135 Complications of Peripheral Nerve Surgery
1307
Section 5 Spinal Instrumentation
1318
Section 6 Motion Preservation Strategies
1501
Section 7 Adjuncts to Surgery
1579
Section 8 Nonsurgical Management
1719
Section 9 Specific Complications Avoidance and Management
1879
Section 10 Postscript
2001
Section 11 Controversies
2065
Index
1
Instructions for online access
111
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