Spine Surgery Techniques, Complication Avoidance and Management

ISBN-10: 1437705871

ISBN-13: 9781437705874

Edition: 3rd 2012

Authors: Edward C. Benzel

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Build a solid foundation of knowledge based on the fundamentals and employ step-by-step instruction from Spine Surgery. Edited by Edward C. Benzel, this best-selling medical reference explores the full spectrum of surgical techniques used in spine surgery and delivers the comprehensive, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve successful outcomes. Online access, thorough updates, contributions by leading international authorities, an abundance of detailed illustrations, and procedural video clips provide everything you need to avoid and manage complex problems.Glean essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information in one comprehensive reference that explores the full spectrum of surgical techniques used in spine surgery.Hone your surgical skills and technique with intraoperative videos and more than 800 outstanding illustrations demonstrating each technique step by step.Grasp and apply the latest knowledge from more than 25 brand-new chapters, as well as extensive revisions or total rewrites to the majority of existing chapters to present all of the most up-to-date information available on every aspect of spine surgery including motion preservation technologies, endovascular management, back pain and psychosocial interactions, biomechanics, and more.Consult with the best. Renowned neurosurgery authority Edward C. Benzel leads an international team of accomplished neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons - many new to this edition - who provide dependable guidance and share innovative approaches to surgical techniques and complications management.Equip yourself to address increasing occurrences of pain among aging and physically active patients.Access the information you need, where you need it on your laptop or mobile device via expertconsult.com, with fully searchable text, a wealth of procedural videos, online updates from the experts, downloadable image gallery and links to PubMed.Achieve successful outcomes and minimize risk in your daily practice with multimedia guidance from neurosurgery expert Dr. Edward Benzel.
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List price: $327.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/28/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 2248
Size: 9.75" wide x 11.50" long x 5.00" tall
Weight: 16.544
Language: English

History of Spine Instrumentation - The Modern Era
History of Spine Biomechanics
The Fundamentals
Differential Diagnosis of Surgical Disorders of the Spine
Functional Anatomy of the Spine
Muscular Support of the Spine
Anatomy and Physiology of Congenital Spinal Lesions
Anatomy and Pathophysiology of Acquired Spinal Disorders
Neural Injury at the Molecular Level
Pathophysiology of Cervical Myelopathy: Biomechanics and Deformative Stress
Anatomy of Nerve Root Compression, Nerve Root Tethering, and Spinal Instability
Physical and Neurological Examination
Intervertebral Disc Process of Degeneration: Physiology & Pathophysiology
Definition and Assessment of Dysfunctional Segmented Motion
Bone Modeling and Remodeling
The Biology of Spine Fusion
Spine Fusion: Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Bone-Bone Interface
Bone Void Fillers: Bone and Bone Substitutes
Materials and Material Properties
Biomechanical Testing
Computational Modeling of the Spine
Intervertebral Disc: Anatomy, Physiology, and Aging
Intradiscal Pressure
Fundamentals of Spine Surgery
Preoperative and Surgical Planning for Avoiding Complications
Patient Selection for Spine Surgery
Masqueraders of Spinal Pathology
Data Management
Practical Anatomy and Fundamental Biomechanics
Applied Anatomy of the Cervical Spine
Applied Anatomy of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
EXTRASPINAL Anatomy and Surgical Approaches and Exposures of the Vertebral Column
Occipital-Cervical Region
The Cervical Spine and Cervicothoracic Junction
Extraspinal Anatomy and Surgical Approaches to Thoracic Spnie
The Lumbar and Sacral Spine
Surgical Procedures
Decompression And Arthrodesis Of The Cervical Spine
Upper Cervical and Craniocervical Decompression
Upper Cervical and Occipitocervical Arthrodesis
Ventral and Ventrolateral Subaxial Decompression
Single and Multiple-Single Interbody Fusion Techniques
Threaded Cylindrical Interbody Cage Fixation for Cervical Spondylosis and OPLL
Cervical Interbody Strut Techniques
Interbody Cages
Cervical Laminectomy and Laminoforaminotomy
Cervical Skip Corpectomy
Cervical Laminoplasty
Interspinous, Laminar, and Facet Fusion
Combined Ventral-Dorsal Surgery
Percutaneous and Minimally Invasive Approaches to Decompression & Arthrodesis of the Cervical Spine
Decompression And Arthrodesis Of The Thoracic And Lumbar Spine
Ventral and Ventrolateral Spine Decompression and Fusion
The Lateral Extracavitary Approach to the Thoracolumbar Spine
Retropleural Approach to the Ventral Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Spine
Laminotomy, Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, and Foraminotomy
Posterior and Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Lumbar Interbody Cages
Dorsal and Lateral Thoracic and Lumbar Fusion
Indication for Spine Fusion for Axial Pain
The Black Disc: Diagnosis and Treatment of Discogenic Back Pain
Percutaneous and Minimally Invasive Approahes to Decompression and Arthodesis of the Thoraco- Lumbar Spine
Thoracoscopic Corpectomy and Reconstruction
Classification of Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures
Trauma Surgery: Occipito-Cervical Junction
Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries
Trauma Surgery: Cervical Spine
Trauma Surgery: Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Junction
Trauma Surgery: Lumbar and Sacral Fractures
Surgical Indications in Spine Trauma
Non-Operative Management and Treatment of Spinal Injuries
Medical Management of Adult and Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Injuries in Sports
Emerging Therapies for Spinal Cord Injury
Penetrating Spinal Cord Injuries
Timing of Surgery Following Spinal Cord Injury
Evaluation of the Cervical Spine After Trauma
Cervical Discectomy
Thoracic Discectomy
Lumbar Discectomy
Management of Soft Cervical Disc Herniation: Controversies and Complication Avoidance
Recurrent Lumbar Disc Herniation
Minimally Access and Percutaneous Lumbar Discectomy
Arthritides And Related Disorders
Cervical Spondylosis
Thoracic and Lumbar Spondylosis
Spondylolisthesis: Sagittal Plane Lumbar Spine Deformity Correction
Degenerative Rotatory Scoliosis: Three-Dimensional Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Deformity Correction
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ankylosing Spondylitis and Related Disorders
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament
Scheuermann's Disease
Spinal Deformity: Measuring, Defining, and Classifying
Deformity Correction Principles And Techniques
Spine Deformity and Correction: The Fundamentals
Craniocervical Junction Deformities
Subaxial Cervical Deformities
Cervical Facet Dislocations: A Ventral Surgical Strategy for Decompression, Reduction, and Stabilization
Kyphotic Cervical Deformity
Scoliotic Cervical Deformity
Adult Thoracic and Lumbar Deformities
An Approach for Treatment of Complex Adult Spinal Deformity
Deformity Surgery for Ankylosing Spondylitis
Pediatric Spinal Deformities and Deformity Correction
Tumors, Vascular Malformations, And Related Lesions
Intramedullary Spinal Cord Lesions
Intradural Extramedullary Spinal Lesions
Spinal Intradural Vascular Malformations
Spinal Dural Vascular Malformations
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Primary Bony Spinal Lesions
Spondylectomy for Spinal Tumors
Prognostic Factors, Surgical Outcomes, and Guidelines for Managing Metastatic Spinal Cancer
Staging, Classification, and Oncologic Approaches for Metastic Tumors Involving the Spine
Metabolic Bone Disease
Tumors at the Foramen Magnum: Regional Challenges
Cervio-Thoracic Junction Tumors: Regional Challenges
Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Spinal Tumors: Regional Challenges
Sacral Tumors: Regional Challenges
Tarlov Cysts
Pediatric Spinal Surgery And Related Conditions
Occult Spinal Dysraphism and the Tethered Spinal Cord
Myelomeningocele and Associated Anomalies
Anterior Sacral Meningocele
Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia
Chiari Malformation, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Fibromyalgia: A Paradigm for Care
Adjunctive Surgical Considerations
Omental Transposistion and Spine Surgery: Emphasis on Revascularization and Scar Prevention
Wound Closure
Bone Graft Harvesting
Vascularized Bone Grafts in Spinal Surgery
Pain and Spasticity
Minimally Invasive Spinal Decompression and Stabilization Techniques I
Minimally Invasive Spinal Decompression & Stabilization Techniques II: Thoracic and Lumbar Endoscopic Approaches
Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
The Obese Patient
Spine Surgery - Smoking and the Spine
The Geriatric Patient
Surgery of the Sympathetic Nervous System
Arachnoiditis and Syringomyelia
Post-traumatic and Idiopathic Syringomyelia
Complications of Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Spinal Instrumentation
Basic Biomechanically Relevant Anatomy
Spinal Implant Attributes: Distraction, Compression, and Three-Point Bending
Implant Attributes: Cantilever Beam Fixation
Cervical Spine Fusion using Dynamic Ventral Cervical Plating
Cervical Spine Construct Design
Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Construct Design
Upper Cervical Screw Fixation Techniques
High Cervical and Occipitocervical Plate, Rod, Wire, and Bone Techniques
Ventral Subaxial Cervical Fixation Techniques
Subsidence and Dynamic Cervical Spine Stabilization
Ventral and Lateral Thoracic and Lumbar Fixation Techniques
Dorsal Subaxial Cervical Instrumentation Techniques
Dorsal Thoracic and Lumbar Screw Fixation and Pedicle Fixation Techniques
Dorsal Thoracic and Lumbar Simple Hook-Rod, Wire and Wire-Rod Techniques
Dorsal Thoracic and Lumbar Universal Spinal Instrumentation Techniques
Dorsal Thoracic and Lumbar Combined and Complex Techniques
Complex Lumbosacropelvic Fixation Techniques
Iatrogenic Spine Destabilization
Lumbar Facet Fixation Techniques
Para-coccygeal Trans-sacral Approach to the Lumbo-Sacral Junction for Interbody Fusion and Stabilization
Motion Preservation Strategies
To Not Operate
Motion Sparing, Non-Implant Surgery: (A) Cervical Spine; (B) Lumbar Spine
Adjacent Segment Degeneration & Disease of the Cervical and Lumbar Spine
Biomechanics of Motion Preservation Techniques
Cervical Total Disc Arthroplasty
Lumbar Total Disc Arthroplasty
Second Generation Total Disc Arthroplasty
Nuclear Replacement
Dorsal Dynamic Spine Stabilization
Artificial Facet Joint
Interspinous Bumpers
Total Disc Arthroplasty - Associated Complications
Explant Analysis of Wear, Degradation, and Fatigue in Motion Preserving Spinal Implants
Adjuncts To Surgery
Surgical Incisions, Positioning, and Retraction
Blood Loss
Imaging: Trauma
Degenerative Disease and Infection: Role of Imaging
Overview of Imaging Procedures Available for Spinal Diagnosis
Postoperative Imaging
Intraoperative Imaging
Stereotactic Radiosurgery for the Treatment of Spinal Metastases
Somatosensory Evoked Potential for Spinal Surgery
Electrodiagnostic Studies
Intraoperative Nonparalytic Monitoring
Nonsurgical Management
Advances in Anesthesia for Spine Surgery and the Prevention of Complications
Perioperative Management
Medical Management of the Patient with Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Nutritional Care of the Spinal Cord Injured Patient
Skin and Wound Care
Spinal Traction
Orthoses: Complication Prevention and Management
Medical Management of Neck and Low Back Pain
Non-Operative Management of Neck and Back Pain
Psychosocial Aspects and Work-related Issues Regarding Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
Interventional Non-Operative Management of Neck and Back Pain
Intradiscal Electrothermy
Specific Complications: Avoidance And Management
Neurologic Complications of Common Spinal Operations
Vascular and Soft-Tissue Complications
Postoperative Spinal Deformities
Spine Infection
The Prevention of Operative Infections: An Evidence-based Approach
Medical Complications
Cerebrospinal Fluid Fistula and Pseudomeningocele After Spine Surgery
Spinal Reoperations
Intraoperative Crisis Management in Spine Surgery: What to do When Things Go Bad
The Following Sections Will Only Be On-Line And Not In The Printed Text
Ethical and Mediocolegal Aspects of Spinal Surgery
Conflicts of Interest and Conflict Management
Economics and Practice Management
The Rationale for Practice Hygiene: Coding, Reimbursement, and Nomenclature
Education of the Spine Surgeons
Education and Knowledge-Base Acquisition and Retention
The Art of the Clinical Trial
The Meaningful Retrospective Analysis
Art and Science of Guideline Formation
Anterior Cervical Corpectomy and Fusion: To Plate or Not To Plate
To Not Plate
To Plate
Cervical Spondylosis with Minimal Myelopathy: To Decompress or Not To Decompress
To Decompress
Not To Decompress
Bilateral Locked Cervical Facets with Incomplete Myelopathy: Open Versus Closed Reduction
Open Reduction
Closed Reduction
Cervical Spine Fusion: Allograft Versus Autograft
Argument for Allograft
Argument for Autograft
Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures with Ventral Mass Lesion: Ventral Versus Dorsal
Ventral Decompression and Stabilization
Dorsal Decompression and Stabilization
Reoperation for Failed Spinal Fusion: Augmentation of Fusion with Spinal Stimulation
Argument Against Bone Growth Stimulator
Argument for Bone Growth Stimulator
Management of a Patient with Thoracolumbar Fracture with Complete Myelopathy and a 40� Kyphotic
Deformity: Operative or Recumbent Management
Operative Management
Recumbent Management
Management of Symptomatic Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression
Management of Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament
Cervical Laminoplasty - Open Door
Laminoplasty - French Door
Ventral Approach: Smith-Robinson Approach
Ventral Approach: Open Window Corpectomy
Spondylotic Myelopathy with Cervical Kyphotic Deformity
Ventral Approach
Dorsal Approach
Combined Ventral and Dorsal Approach
Management of Cervical Disc Herniation
Dorsal Laminoforaminotomy Plus Discectomy
Ventral Cervical Discectomy and Fusion with Allograft or BMP and Plating
Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion with Autograft and Without Plating
Anterior Cervical Discectomy with Artificial Disc
Management of a 45-year old with Mechanical Low Back Pain and with or without L4/5 Spondylolisthesis and No Neurological Findings
Non-Operative Management
Spinal Fusion - Ventral Approach
Spinal Fusion - Dorsal Approach
Spinal Fusion - Dorsal & Ventral Approach
Total Disc Arthroplasty
Nuclear Replacement
Management of Traumatic Unilateral Jumped Cervical Facet Joint Without Myelopathy
Closed Traction Reduction Then Surgery
Open Reduction
Management of Traumatic Bilateral Jumped Cervical Facet Joints in a Patient with Incomplete Myelopathy
Closed Traction Reduction Then Surgery
Open Reduction
Management of Traumatic Bilateral Jumped Cervical Facet Joints in a Patient with Complete Myelopathy
Closed Traction Reduction Then Surgery
Open Reduction
Timing of Decompression Surgery for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in a Patient with an Incomplete Myelopathy
Postural Non-Operative Management
Emergent Surgery
Non-Emergent Surgery
Timing of Decompression Surgery for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in a Patient with Complete Myelopathy
Postural Non-Operative Management
Emergent Surgery
Non-Emergent Surgery
Medical Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Administration of High-Dose Steroids
No Administration of Steroids
Traumatic Central Cord Syndrome
Early Surgery
Delayed Surgery
Cervical Disc Herniation with Radiculopathy
Anterior Cervical Discectomy with Interbody Fusion
Anterior Cervical Discectomy with Interbody Fusion with Plating
Anterior Cervical Discectomy with Artificial Disc Spacer
Anterior Cervical Discectomy without Fusion
(management of cervical disc herniation & cervical disc herniation with radiculopathy)
Traumatic Assymtomatic Vertebral Artery Injury Secondary to Facet Fracture Dislocation
Do Nothing
Endovascular Management
Medical (anticoagulation) Management
Lumbar Fusion versus Total Disc Arthroplasty for Mechanical Low Back Pain
Total Disc Arthroplasty
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