AO Spine Textbook: Comprehensive Overview on Surgical Management of the Spine

by Michael P Steinmetz, Jeffrey C Wang, Thomas E Mroz

The aim of this AO spine textbook is to focus on the surgical management of the spine. This comprehensive text covers the surgical treatment of the spine from ‘head-to-toe’. This book comprised of 6 sections that include general topics, pediatric spine, cervical spine, thoracic spine, lumbosacral spine, and future trends in spine surgery, which are further divided into 44 chapters. Each section begins with a discussion of pathology and pathophysiology. This is followed by diagnostic workup and then surgical management. Specialty chapters focus on disease specific issues such as scoliosis, deformity and oncology. Each chapter is written by a true expert in the field. They are able to bring in up-to-date evidence and combine this with years of experience. Each section will provide a complete discussion of management of simple to the most complex pathologies. This textbook is appropriate for students, trainees or seasoned veterans.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Steinmetz Michael P
William P and Amanda C Madar Endowed; Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Neurological Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
2. Wang Jeffrey C
USC Spine Center; USC Spine Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
3. Mroz Thomas E Center for Spine Health; Spine Research Lab, Center for Spine Health; Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ISBN 9789386056955
Speciality Neurosurgery, Orthopedics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18416
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 360
Book Type Professional


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