Minimally Invasive and Open Surgery
This heavily revised second edition covers minimally invasive and open surgical techniques for treating a variety of common and rare of cervical pathologies. Extensively revised chapters detail how to successfully perform a variety of the latest procedures for conditions including cervical spine fractures, cervical tumours and cranio cervical anomalies. Guidance on the appropriate techniques for decompression and fusion with cages and autologous bone graft are also described.
Cervical Spine: Minimally Invasive and Open Surgery satisfies the need for a multi-disciplinary text covering open and minimally invasive techniques available for treating ailments of the cervical spine. Practicing and trainee orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, radiologists, anesthesiologists and pain management specialists will all find the content of this work to be of a great help to them when seeking guidance on the latest advances in the field.
Anatomy.- Biomechanics.- Imaging.- Pathophysiology.- Anaesthesia and perioperative care.- Tribology.- Advanced technology: surgery robotic assisted, 4D navigation.- Chronic Cervical Pain management using Radio Frequency.- Endoscopy on cervical spine.- Percutaneous treatment of contained disc herniation.- Anterior cervical approaches: Decompression and fusion with cages.- Decompression and fusion with autologous bone graft.- Posterior cervical approaches.- Arthroplasty.- Cranio Cervical anomalies (Arnold-Chiari anomaly, Syringomyelia, Basilar invagination, Atlanto-axial dislocations).- Axial and subaxial Rheumatoid Arthritis.- Cervical spine fractures.- Cervical spine tumors – intramedullary, extramedullary.- Postoperative rehabilitation.