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Cervical Spine Surgery Atlas



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The Cervical Spine Surgery Atlas
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Prepared by the Cervical Spine Research Society, this comprehensive surgical atlas demonstrates the full range of operative techniques for treating cervical spine disorders. Internationally renowned experts provide thoroughly illustrated step-by-step instructions on patient preparation, approaches to the cervical spine, and all current decompression, graft, fixation, and stereotactic techniques. The consistent chapter organization allows easy access to information. Chapters on approaches cover limits of exposure; anatomy; dangers; perioperative considerations; operating room setup; instruments; positioning; skin incisions; deep dissection; closure; and postoperative management. Chapters on techniques cover indications/contraindications; benefits/limitations; recommended approach; perioperative considerations; operating room setup; instruments; biomechanical considerations; technique; and postoperative management

Table of Contents

1. SURGICAL PREPARATION 1 Traction and Braces Eeric Truumees 2 Preoperative/Perianesthetic Considerations Jean Jacques Abitbol 3 Intraoperative Neurogenic Motor Evoked Potential Monitoring Howard Moses 2 APPROACHES TO THE CERVICAL SPINE 4 Overview, Exposure, Indications, Contraindications Alexander5 Anterior Upper Cervical Spine Approaches Howard S. An6 Anterior and Anterolateral, Mid and Lower Cervical Spine Approaches Todd Albert 7 Anterior Approaches to Cervico-Thoracic Junction Harry Herkowitz 8 Posterior Approach to Occiput Steven Garfin 3 DECOMPRESSION 9 Concepts of Cervical Decompression Anthony Matan 10 Decompression of Vertebral Arteries Alexander Vaccaro 11 Anterior Decompression for Radiculopathy Bradford Currier and Choll W. Kim12 Posterior Decompression for Radiculopathy Nancy Epstein13 Anterior Decompression for Myelopathy:Multilevel Discetomy Ronald Apfelbaum 14 Anterior Decompression for Myelopathy: Corpectomy Sanford Emery 15 Posterior Decompression for Myelopathy: Laminectomy Paul Cooper 16 Posterior Decompression for Myelopathy: Laminoplasty Kazuo Yonenobu and John G. Heller 17 Decompression of the Foramen Magnum Vincent C. Traynelis18 Decompression/Resection of Tumors Alan M. Levine19 Decompression of Intradural Pathology (Vascular Malformation) Michael Fehlings 20 Decompression of Intradural Pathology (Tumors) Curtis A. Dickman 4 GRAFT TECHNIQUES 21 Harvest Iliac Crest Principles William F. Donaldson22 Harvest Fibula Shaft Scott Hodges23 Interbody Fusion Robert A. McGuire24 Strut Grafts Rick B. Delamarter25 Alternative Methods for Filling Vertebral Body Defect: Metal Scott H. Kitchel 26 Alternative Methods for Filling Vertebral Body Defect: Carbon Spacers Gary L. Lowery 27 Alternative Methods for Filling Vertebral Body Defect: Ceramics Keiro Ono 5 METHODS OF FIXATION/STABILIZATION 28 Overview of Fixation Jeffrey D. Coe29 Anterior Cervical Plating Thomas A. Zdeblick30 Atlantoaxial Screw Fixation Dieter Grob31 Posterior Wiring Technique Paul A. Anderson32 Posterior Lateral Mass Plating James D. Kang and Marshal D.Peris33 Occipito-Cervical Fixation Frank J. Eismont34 Cervico-Thoracic Fixation Jeffrey S. Fischgrund35 Cervical Pedicle Screws Kuniyosho Abumi 6 STEROTACTIC SYSTEMS 36 Indications, Set Up, and Equipment: Case Demonstrations Kevin T. Foley
Release date NZ
December 1st, 2003
Edited by Harry N. Herkowitz Prepared for publication by Cervical Spine Research Society Editorial Committee
Country of Publication
United States
2nd Revised edition
650 illustrations
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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