Minimally Invasive Spine Surgerycombines up-to-date research on surgical techniques with high-definition surgical video and concise algorithmic evidence. Each of its sixteen chapters begins with a brief summary followed by imaging indications, instrumentation, a step-by-step surgical technique (and video guide), as well as the potential complications and adverse outcomes that may develop.
Techniques discussed in the text include: Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy; Percutaneous Posterior Pedicle Screw Placement; Lumbar Discectomy; Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF); Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (LLIF).
Also included is a discussion on the types of implants and instrumentation available today and the potential advantages they offer, makingMinimally Invasive Spine Surgeryan essential and relevant book for orthopaedic and neurosurgeons.
- Authored by experts from Rush University Medical Centre and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in the United States
- Includes DVD to enhance clinical instruction
- 273 full colour illustrations
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