Recent Advances in Spinal Surgery 1

by Alexander R Vaccaro, John D Koerner, Daniel H Kim

This book is on “Recent Advances in Spinal Surgery”. Spinal surgery is one of the most rapidly evolving specialties in medicine. New techniques and technologies continue to be developed in order to treat a myriad of spinal pathologies. Many of these are not only very common but at times complex and challenging. While innovation is exciting and can lead to new ways to treat spinal pathology, patient safety must always be the top priority. “Recent Advances in Spinal Surgery” is designed to help clinicians keep current in various topics that continue to rapidly develop. This book is comprises total 10 chapters. Each chapter is written by leaders of the field and includes the most recent relevant evidence. This book provides lucid and comprehensive understanding on the spinal cord injury, diagnosis of axial back pain, surgical treatment of axial back pain, disc arthroplasty, surgical site infection, spine imaging, cervical spondylotic myelopathy, anticoagulation, venous thromboembolism, and prophylaxis in spine surgery, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, sports-related injuries, minimally invasive spine surgery, adult spinal deformity, etc. Every spinal surgeon, no matter what level of experience, will derive great satisfaction knowing that the most up-to-date information in spinal care is now available in the easy to read textbook.

Book Series: Recent Advances


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Vaccaro Alexander R
Delaware Valley Spinal Cord Injury Centre; Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals, The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pa
2. Koerner John D
The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
3. Kim Daniel H Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute; UTHealth Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
ISBN 9789351524915
Speciality Orthopedics, Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12725
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 270
Book Type Professional


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