Recent Advances in Spinal Surgery is a comprehensive, illustrated collection
of the most recent developments in the field. An editorial team of US-based
experts ensures authoritative content throughout.
Divided into seventeen chapters, this book covers the full spectrum of spinal conditions and interventions. All information is thoroughly up-to-date, including reviews of novel neuroprotective and neuroregenerative strategies, and new tools for predicting surgical outcomes and collecting data.
Recent Advances in Spinal Surgery also features discussion on surgical options for patients for whom non-operative interventions are unsuccessful, and covers total disc replacement for both the cervical and lumbar spines. 88 full colour illustrations enhance this important update in the field of spinal surgery.
• Reviews of the most recent developments in the field of spinal surgery
• New neuroprotective and neuroregenerative strategies for spinal cord injuries
• 88 full colour illustrations
1. Spinal Cord Injury: Stem Cells, Pharmacologic Treatment 2. Axial Back Pain: Diagnosis 3. Axial Back Pain: Surgical Treatment 4. Molecular Basis of Disc Degeneration and Regeneration 5. Disc Arthroplasty: Cervical and Lumbar 6. Infection: SSI Prevention, Treatment, Diagnosis 7. Imaging: Diagnostic, Intraoperative (Radiation Exposure) 8. Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Treatment Options 9. Anticoagulation 10. Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Techniques 11. Pain Management: Pre Operation and Post-Operation 12. Osteoporosis 13. Outcome Measurements in Spinal Surgery 14. Sports Related Injuries 15. Neuromonitoring 16. MIS-New Techniques/New Complications 17. Adult Deformity
Professor, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Pennsylvania , USA
John D Koerner
Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, United States, Rothman Institute Spine, New Jersey, USA
David H Kim
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Spine-health.com, Boston, MA