Cervical Spine Deformity Surgery

Cervical Spine Deformity Surgery

Cervical Spine Deformity Surgery

The number of cervical fusion procedures has increased in the U.S. and globally during the last decade, in part due to an aging population and higher incidence of complex cervical problems. Despite advances in the surgical treatment of cervical deformities, few resources detail modern clinical assessment, radiographic evaluation, and surgical approaches. Cervical Spine Deformity Surgery by world-renowned spine surgeons Christopher Ames, K. Daniel Riew, Justin Smith, and Kuniyoshi Abumi fills a void in the literature. It provides a concise, state-of-the-art resource on current cervical deformity knowledge compiled from the literature and recognized masters in the field.

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The generously illustrated text begins with a background on the marked health impact of cervical deformity. Opening chapters provide primers on the clinical and radiographic assessment of patients, malalignment and disability scores, and the physical exam. Subsequent chapters detail surgical planning and approaches for a full spectrum of cervical spine conditions, such as semi-rigid and rigid deformities, sagittal deformities, distal junctional kyphosis, congenital cervical deformity, and hemivertebra.

Key Features

  • Insightful technical nuances and pearls on managing surgical, neurological, and medical complications associated with cervical procedures, as well as risk stratification and patient frailty
  • Diverse osteotomies including low grade, uncovertebral joint (anterior view), cervical pedicle subtraction, cervical opening wedge, upper thoracic, C1-2 joint, and cervical pedicle screw fixation
  • Focused discussion on continuing efforts to create a clinically meaningful comprehensive cervical osteotomy classification system

Neurosurgical and orthopaedic residents and practicing spine surgeons who treat patients with cervical deformities will greatly benefit from consulting this comprehensive and unique resource.

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Surgery of the Thoracic Spine: Principles and Techniques

Surgery of the Thoracic Spine: Principles and Techniques

Surgery of the Thoracic Spine: Principles and Techniques

Surgery of the Thoracic Spine: Principles and Techniques by renowned spine surgeons Ali Baaj, Kumar Kakarla, and Han Jo Kim fills a gap in the literature, with content focused solely on pathologies and surgical techniques of the thoracic spine and vertebral column. Starting with a thoughtful discussion on the uniqueness of the thoracic region as it relates to pulmonary function, the richly illustrated textbook covers a full spectrum of topics from biomechanics and anesthetic considerations to neuromonitoring and neuronavigation.

With contributions from a cadre of distinguished experts, the book encompasses pathophysiology, surgical techniques, and reconstructive strategies for common degenerative, congenital, oncologic, and traumatic diseases of the thoracic spine. Dedicated chapters cover treatment options for different types of scoliosis, Scheuermann kyphosis, proximal junctional deformity, and posttraumatic deformity.

Key Features

  • Treatment of common degenerative conditions including stenosis and disc herniations
  • Management of less common inflammatory and infectious spinal diseases such as spondylarthropathies, osteomyelitis, discitis, and fungal and tubercular infections
  • Oncologic topics including primary, intradural extramedullary, and intramedullary spinal cord tumors and thoracic spine metastases
  • Surgical treatment of pediatric and adult deformities including congenital, idiopathic, and degenerative scoliosis
  • Classification of thoracic spinal fractures, discussion of complete and incomplete thoracic spinal cord injuries, posterior and ventral treatment of thoracic spine fractures, and osteoporotic compression fractures

 

This is an invaluable evaluation and management tool for neurosurgical and orthopaedic residents and practicing spine surgeons who treat patients with common to complex thoracic spinal pathologies.

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Benzel’s Spine Surgery, 2-Volume Set 5th Edition

Benzel’s Spine Surgery, 2-Volume Set: Techniques, Complication Avoidance and Management 5th Edition

Written and edited by world-renowned experts in the field, Benzel’s Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance and Management, 5th Edition, provides expert, step-by-step guidance on the evaluation and management of disorders of the spine. This definitive, two-volume work explores the full spectrum of techniques used in spine surgery, giving you the tools you need to hone your skills and increase your knowledge in this challenging area. Clearly organized and extensively revised throughout, it features contributions from both neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons to present a truly comprehensive approach to spine disease.

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Offers a thorough overview of the effective management of patients with spinal disorders, including fundamental principles, biomechanics, applied anatomy, instrumentation, pathophysiology of spinal disorders, surgical techniques, motion preservation strategies, non-surgical management, and complication avoidance and management, as well as controversies.

Focuses on both pathophysiology and surgical treatment of spine disease, with an increased emphasis on minimally invasive surgery.

Contains new features such as key points boxes at the beginning of chapters and algorithms to help streamline the decision making process.

Covers today’s hot topics in spine surgery, such as health economics, artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, new less invasive techniques including endoscopic spine surgery, and the future of spine surgery.

Provides expert coverage of key topics including biomechanics of motion preservation techniques, spinal injuries in sports, biologics in spine fusion surgery, anterior sub-axial cervical fixation and fusion techniques, complex lumbosacropelvic fixation techniques, and many more.

Features more than 1,500 high-quality illustrations, as well as new procedural videos on en bloc spondylectomy, minimally invasive endoscopic posterior cervical foraminotomy, cervical total disc replacement, minimally invasive lumbar decompression of stenosis, and more.

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Youmans and Winn Neurological Surgery 8th Edition 4 VOL SET

Youmans and Winn Neurological Surgery 8th Edition 4 VOL SET

Youmans and Winn Neurological Surgery 8th Edition 4 VOL SET

Widely regarded as the definitive reference in the field, Youmans and Winn Neurological Surgery offers unparalleled, multimedia coverage of the entirety of this complex specialty. Fully updated to reflect recent advances in the basic and clinical neurosciences, the 8th Edition covers everything you need to know about functional and restorative neurosurgery, deep brain stimulation, stem cell biology, radiological and nuclear imaging, and neuro-oncology, as well as minimally invasive surgeries in spine and peripheral nerve surgery, and endoscopic and other approaches for cranial procedures and cerebrovascular diseases. In four comprehensive volumes, Dr. H. Richard Winn and his expert team of editors and authors provide updated content, a significantly expanded video library, and hundreds of new video lectures that help you master new procedures, new technologies, and essential anatomic knowledge in neurosurgery.

Discusses current topics such as diffusion tensor imaging, brain and spine robotic surgery, augmented reality as an aid in neurosurgery, AI and big data in neurosurgery, and neuroimaging in stereotactic functional neurosurgery.

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55 new chapters provide cutting-edge information on Surgical Anatomy of the Spine, Precision Medicine in Neurosurgery, The Geriatric Patient, Neuroanesthesia During Pregnancy, Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy for Epilepsy, Fetal Surgery for Myelomeningocele, Rehabilitation of Acute Spinal Cord Injury, Surgical Considerations for Patients with Polytrauma, Endovascular Approaches to Intracranial Aneurysms, and much more.

Hundreds of all-new video lectures clarify key concepts in techniques, cases, and surgical management and evaluation. Notable lecture videos include multiple videos on Thalamotomy for Focal Hand Dystonia and a video to accompany a new chapter on the Basic Science of Brain Metastases.

An extensive video library contains stunning anatomy videos and videos demonstrating intraoperative procedures with more than 800 videos in all.

Each clinical section contains chapters on technology specific to a clinical area.

Each section contains a chapter providing an overview from experienced Section Editors, including a report on ongoing controversies within that subspecialty.

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Bridwell and DeWald’s Textbook of Spinal Surgery 4th Edition

Bridwell and DeWald’s Textbook of Spinal Surgery 4th Edition

Written by experts from around the world, the latest edition of this leading reference features contributions from both neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons. Presenting the full scope of spinal surgery, chapters discuss anatomy, biomechanics, complications, instrumentation, preoperative and postoperative care, and other core topics for surgeons. And numerous illustrations and clinical video clips provide critical visual context.

  • New chapters detail current surgical techniques for idiopathic scoliosis procedures.
  • Over half of the authors are new—bringing fresh perspectives and approaches to surgical preparation and techniques.
  • Technical procedures are written in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format.
  • Covers a wide spectrum of spinal deformities, degenerative disorders, injuries, and traumatic conditions.
  • Now with more than 4,000 illustrations—including figures that accurately depict anatomy and procedures, and tables and algorithms for absorbing information quickly.

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Navigation and Robotics in Spine Surgery

Navigation and Robotics in Spine Surgery

Navigation and Robotics in Spine Surgery

The past decade has seen major advances in image-guided spine surgery techniques, with robotically assisted approaches emerging in the last five years. While early adopters of this technology paved the way for more widespread use of navigated and robotic systems, barriers still exist. Navigation and Robotics in Spine Surgery by master spine surgeon Alexander Vaccaro and esteemed co-editors Jaykar Panchmatia, I. David Kaye, and Srinivas Prasad addresses existing issues such as the perception of increased upfront costs, intrusion on current workflow, and a lack of understanding about the potential ways these technologies can enhance the surgical experience and improve patient outcomes.

Organized into six sections, the book starts with evidence-based fundamentals of navigated spine surgery and robotics including discussion of instrumentation and mechanics. Sections 2-5 serve as a surgical handbook for spine surgeons who wish to introduce these technologies into practice or augment their current repertoire with more complex techniques. Topics range from more routine procedures such as navigated and robotic minimally invasive TLIF to complex approaches like intraoperative ultrasound guided intradural spinal tumor resection. The final section looks at future directions and potential new applications for these technologies.

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Key Highlights

  • An impressive group of international spine surgeons who pioneered navigation and robotic surgery techniques share invaluable tricks of the trade
  • Discussion of fluoroscopy- and intraoperative CT-based platforms, applications for intraoperative sonography, and radiation exposure and minimization strategies
  • Special topics include OR set-up and workflow, surmounting the learning curve, artificial intelligence, and lessons learned from other industries
  • Procedural videos demonstrate the benefits of computer-assisted navigation and robotic techniques

 

This book is essential reading for orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery residents and spine fellows who wish to learn about and incorporate these technologies into practice. Seasoned spine surgeons seeking to expand the scope of their navigated/robotic practice will benefit from chapters detailing advanced approaches.

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An Anatomic Approach to Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery 2nd Edition

An Anatomic Approach to Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery 2nd Edition

Endovascular Skills Guidewire and Catheter Skills for Endovascular Surgery, Fourth Edition

Significant advances have been made in minimally invasive spine (MIS) surgery approaches, techniques, and innovative technologies. By preserving normal anatomic integrity during spine surgery, MIS approaches enable spine surgeons to achieve improved patient outcomes, including faster return to normal active lifestyles and reduced revision rates. Exposing only the small portion of the spine responsible for symptoms via small ports or channels, requires a deep understanding of spinal anatomy and spinal pathophysiology. Building on the widely acclaimed first edition, An Anatomic Approach to Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Second Edition, provides an expanded foundation of knowledge to master minimally invasive spine surgery.

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World-renowned spine neurosurgeons Mick Perez-Cruet, Richard Fessler, Michael Wang, and a cadre of highly regarded spine surgery experts provide masterful tutorials on an impressive array of cutting-edge technologies. Organized by seven sections and 51 chapters, the book presents a diverse spectrum of current safe and efficacious MIS procedures and future innovations. Nonsurgical approaches include injection-based spine procedures and stereotactic radiosurgery. Surgical technique chapters discuss MIS anterior, posterior, and lateral approaches to the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, with procedures such as endoscopic microdiscectomy, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty, percutaneous instrumentation, and robotic spine surgery.

Key Features

  • Step-by-step illustrations, including more than 400 depictions by master surgical and anatomic illustrator Anthony Pazos portray the surgeon’s-eye-view of anatomy, intraoperative images, and surgical instruments, thereby aiding in the understanding of anatomy and procedures
  • 20 online videos feature real-time operative fluoroscopy, pertinent anatomy, operative set-up, and common cervical, thoracic, and lumbar approaches
  • Discussion of novel MIS techniques reflected in 16 new or expanded chapters, including Robotic Assisted Thoracic Spine Surgery and Stem-Cell Based Intervertebral Disc Restoration

 

There is truly no better clinical reward for spine surgeons than giving patients suffering from debilitating spinal disorders their life back. This quintessential MIS surgery resource will help surgeons and clinicians accomplish that goal.

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The ECT Handbook 4th Edition

The ECT Handbook 4th Edition

The ECT Handbook 4th Edition

The fourth edition of this popular Handbook provides the latest guidance on prescribing and administering electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Leading researchers and practitioners review new research on ECT and related treatments, including their efficacy in children and adolescents, and in those with bipolar disorder and neurological conditions. With a focus on safe provision and minimisation of side effects, it provides the reader with practical, evidence-based advice.

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This medical book has been substantially revised: references have been updated throughout; related treatment modalities such as rTMS, tCDS and ketamine are covered in greater depth; and current administrative and legal framework guidelines are clearly outlined. An essential reference manual for consultant and trainee clinical psychiatrists, as well as ECT practitioners. This guide will benefit clinical teams looking after complex cases of depression, as well as those involved in the care of other people for whom ECT may be recommended.

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Neurology: A Clinical Handbook

Neurology: A Clinical Handbook

Neurology: A Clinical Handbook

“This medical book is a sparkling addition to the neurological library, a concise and clear guide to clinical practice in neurology, written in elegant prose, a tribute to Queen Square and to the contribution that both Hospital and Institute have made to neurology. It is the encapsulation of wisdom gained in a long career. For practitioners in the art of neurology, junior and senior this is required reading.”

–Simon Shorvon, National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square

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Neurology: A Clinical Handbook is a practical text, for both neurologists and general physicians, in the wards, the office or at home. This book spans the breadth of neurology and its challenges, for those who require a rapid resource in accessible language.

The Handbook is also aimed at those considering entering neurology, neurophysiology and neurorehabilitation and for medical trainees and consultants in many specialities. It is an invaluable source for the MRCP, a ready-made reference for clinical practice and for the specialist nurse and therapist.

This medical book deals with essentials – of neuroanatomy, clinical examination, mechanisms of neurological disease and the major issues of dementia and stroke in an ageing population. More specific aspects of neurology are also addressed, including the specialist fields of nerve and muscle disease, the spinal cord, headache and the cranial nerves, infection in the nervous system, MS and sleep disorders. The allied disciplines of neurorehabilitation, neuropsychiatry, neuro-oncology, uro-neurology, neuro-otology and neuro-ophthalmology are also covered.

The aim is to provide both an introduction and a summary – of general neurological practice and the specialist aspects of neurology and neuroscience.

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Mayo Clinic Cases in Neuroimmunology

Mayo Clinic Cases in Neuroimmunology

Mayo Clinic Cases in Neuroimmunology

Mayo Clinic Cases in Neuroimmunology delivers a case-based walk-through of demyelinating, autoimmune, and other inflammatory neurologic disorders and their mimics. The authors present cases from their own extensive experience with common and rare neuroimmunologic disorders.

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The format of this case-based book was developed to stimulate consideration of the differential diagnosis as the reader reviews the history and examination narratives of each of the 83 cases. Videos of autoimmune movement disorders supplement the clinical descriptions, where pertinent. In addition, test results from radiology, electrophysiology, and laboratory studies are presented, and treatment and outcome data are also included. Clinical pearls and radiologic clues to assist informed diagnostic decision-making are emphasized. Each case is followed by discussion, including therapeutic guidance and key take-home points.

More than 150 multiple-choice questions with answers are also given to test readers’ comprehension and retention. This new addition to the Mayo Clinic Scientific Press series is a comprehensive volume on neuroimmunology that will stimulate and inform those aiming for clinical mastery.

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