Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Hardback
Edited by Alexander R. (Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) Vaccaro, Christopher M. (Boston University Medical Center, Massachusetts, USA) Bono
Part of the Minimally Invasive Procedures in Orthopaedic Surgery series
Minimally invasive procedures are increasingly utilized and are replacing open surgery to reduce scarring and pain, enhance patient recovery, and minimize cost.
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery provides step-by-step guidance, expert instruction, and detailed illustration of current minimally invasive orthopedic spine procedures.
With a variety of chapters covering critical developments in the field-including the utilization of biologic materials, image-guided surgery, and bone fusion-this guide delves into discussions of indications, methods for preoperative planning, complication avoidance strategies, and patient outcomes. Covering emerging technologies and biological advances that will result in smaller incisions, less trauma, and enhanced patient rehabilitation, this book:Helps surgeons identify key anatomical structures for minimally invasive accessConsiders preoperative planning, complications, and outcomes for all operative methodsUpdates surgeons on significant advances in bone graft substitutes for spine fusionDetails decompression and mini-open surgical techniques-all intended to achieve less traumatic surgical treatments and improve patient outcomesIncludes a section on needle-based procedures for chronic pain relief
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 424 pages, 310 Halftones, black and white; 18 Tables, black and white; 372 Illustrations, black and
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
- Publication Date: 22/05/2007
- Category: Surgery
- ISBN: 9780849340291