Mastering Orthopedic Techniques Spine Surgery

by Rajesh Malhotra, Bhavuk Garg

The book Mastering Orthopedic Techniques SPINE SURGERY addresses concerns that needs to be addressed prior to any invasive procedure, in order to guarantee safe passage in its sojourn, which envisages the salient briefs of appropriate indication(s). Step-by-step surgical procedures and scrupulous plan should be designed to prevent the impending/possible complication. Spinal fusion instrumentation systems apply corrective forces on spinal segments. Injection techniques used by spine specialist are selective transforaminal nerve root block, facet joint block, etc. Microendoscopic discectomy is a minimally invasive procedure for lumbar disk herniation. For posterior approaches to the spinal canal, techniques like fenestration and microdiscectomy are used. Techniques discussed are anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, expansive midline T-saw double-door cervical laminoplasty, posterior cervical decompression and instrumentation for cervical myelopathy, surgical techniques of atlantoaxial (C1-C2) fixation, lumbar canal stenosis and anterior lumbar interbody fusion. In addition, percutaneous axiaLIF, L5 vertebrectomy, motion preservation in spine surgery, anterolateral decompression (D2 to L5), single stage global decompression, etc are discussed in detail. Also topics like, management of post tubercular kyphosis, surgical treatment of scoliosis, vertebral column resection for angular kyphoscoliosis, vertebral augmentation are covered.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Malhotra Rajesh
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India
2. Garg Bhavuk Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, India
ISBN 9788184488968
Speciality Orthopedics, Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11631
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2012
Pages 400
Book Type Professional


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