Complex Spine Cases: A Collection of Current Techniques

by Munish C Gupta, Alexander Richard Vaccaro, Sachin Gupta

This book ‘Complex Spine Cases: A Collection of Current Techniques’ focuses on pediatric and adult spinal deformity surgery and complex surgical problems. This book covers a nice gamut of thoracic, cervical and lumbar pathologies and both pediatric and adult complex deformity surgical problems. It also uses a case report format to illustrate the challenges, pitfalls, pearls and techniques encountered in the management of complex spinal disorders. This book comprises of five sections. They are early onset scoliosis, pediatric spinal deformity, adult spinal deformity, trauma and tumors and cervical spine. The first section early onset scoliosis discusses about the congenital scoliosis, severe scoliosis, and progressive congenital kyphoscoliosis and about its treatment procedures. The second section and the third section discuss about pediatric spinal deformity and adult spinal deformity which also describes about the different techniques used to correct the deformities. The fourth section explains about fracture dislocation, complex post-traumatic kyphosis, and traumatic spinal injury, complex reconstruction of the metastatic spine disease, posterior-only resection and instrumentation for a tumor. The last section discusses about different cervical spinal deformities and its treatment with respective techniques.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Gupta Munish C
University of California, Davis; Shriners Hospital of Northern California, Sacramento, California, USA
2. Vaccaro Alexander Richard
Richard H Rothman; Delaware Valley Spinal Cord Injury Center; Sidney Kimmel Medical Center, Thomas Jefferson University; Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
3. Gupta Sachin George Washington University Medical School, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
ISBN 9789351523864
Speciality Orthopedics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12554
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 274
Book Type Professional


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