Operative Techniques: Spine Surgery

Author: Alexander R. Vaccaro


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  • ISBN: 9781437715200
  • Author: Alexander R. Vaccaro
  • Publ Date: 2012-05-29
  • Edition: 2
  • Pages: 432
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13675

Table of Contents :

Section I: Cervical Spine 1. Closed Cervical Skeletal Tong Placement and Reduction Techniques 2. Halo Placement in the Pediatric and Adult Patient 3. Anterior Odontoid Resection: The Transoral Approach 4. Odontoid Screw Fixation 5. Anterior C1-C2 Arthrodesis: Lateral Approach of Barbour and Whitesides 6. Anterior Cervical Corpectomy/Diskectomy 7. Anterior Resection of Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament 8. Anterior Cervical Disk Arthroplasty 9. Occipital-Cervical Fusion 10. C2 Translaminar Screw Fixation 11. Posterior C1-C2 Fusion: Harms and Magerl Techniques 12. Cervical Spine: Lateral Mass Screw Fixation 13. Cervical Pedicle Screw Fixation 14. Posterior Cervical Osteotomy Techniques 15. Posterior Cervical Laminoplasty Section II: Thoracic Spine 16. Anterior Thoracic Diskectomy and Corpectomy 17. Anterior Thoracolumbar Spinal Fusion via Open Approach for Idiopathic Scoliosis 18. Operative Management of Scheuermann's Kyphosis 19. Resection of Intradural Intramedullary or Extramedullary Spinal Tumors 20. Endoscopic Thoracic Diskectomy 21. VEPTR Opening Wedge Thoracostomy for Congenital Spinal Deformities 22. Posterior Thoracolumbar Fusion Techniques for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis 23. Thoracoplasty for Rib Deformity 24. Complete Vertebral Resection for Primary Spinal Tumors Section III: Lumbar Spine 25. Sacropelvic Fixation 26. Posterior Far Lateral Disk Herniation 27. The Lateral Extracavitary Approach for Vertebrectomy 28. Osteotomy Techniques (Smith-Petersen and Pedicle Subtraction) for Fixed Sagittal Imbalance 29. Spondylolysis Repair 30. Surgical Treatment of High-Grade Spondylolisthesis 31. Interspinous Process Motion-Sparing Implant 32. Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion 33. Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion 34. Transpsoas Approach for Thoracolumbar Interbody Fusion 35. Lumbar Total Disk Arthroplasty 36. Kyphoplasty 37. Minimally Invasive Exposure Techniques of the Lumbar Spine 38. Hemivertebrae Resection 39. Lumbar Internal Laminectomy 40. Minimally Invasive Presacral Retroperitoneal Approach for Lumbosacral Axial Instrumentation


"Spine Surgery, 2nd Edition" delivers step-by-step, multimedia guidance to help you master the must-know techniques in this field. Part of the popular and practical "Operative Techniques" series, this orthopaedics reference focuses on individual procedures, each presented in a highly visual, easy-to-follow format for quick reference.


"Recent advances in engineering and biomaterials, as well as increasing anatomic sophistication, have led to a surge of new surgical treatment options for patients with spinal disorders, justifying this second edition. Both the book and the online version will prove valuable in the operating theatre."- Samuel Chmell, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine) Doody Review Services


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