AOSpine Masters Series Volume 3: Cervical Degenerative Conditions

AOSpine Masters Series Volume 3: Cervical Degenerative Conditions


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AOSpine Masters Series Volume 3: Cervical Degenerative Conditions by K. Riew

This third volume in the AOSpine Masters Series covers the most common operative techniques for treating degenerative cervical conditions. The book provides expert guidance to help clinicians make the right treatment decisions and provide the best care for their patients. Chapter topics range from Laminectomy and Fusion for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy to Complications on Anterior Surgery: VA Injury, Esophageal Perforation, and Dysphagia.

Key Features:

  • Synthesizes the best available evidence and consensus expert advice on each operative technique for degenerative cervical conditions, leading to optimal clinical recommendations
  • Editors are internationally recognized authorities on the treatment of degenerative cervical conditions
  • Each chapter includes tips and pearls from leaders in the field

The AOSpine Masters Series, a copublication of Thieme and the AOSpine Foundation, addresses current clinical issues whereby international masters of spine share their expertise and recommendations on a particular topic. The goal of the series is to contribute to an evolving, dynamic model of an evidence-based medicine approach to spine care.

All neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons, along with residents and fellows in these areas, will find this book to be an excellent guide that they will consult often in their treatment of patients with degenerative cervical conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626230507
Publisher: Thieme Publishers New York
Publication date: 12/19/2014
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface Luiz Roberto Vialle ix

Guest Editor's Preface K. Daniel Riew Manabu Ito xi

1 Laminoplasty for Multilevel Myelopathy and Radiculomyelopathy Kazuhiro Chiba 1

2 Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion Techniques: Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion, Corpectomy, and Foraminotomy Han Jo Kim John M. Rhee K. Daniel Riew 13

3 Indications and Techniques of Cervical Pedicle Screws C3-7 for Degenerative Conditions Kuniyoshi Abumi Manabu Ito 25

4 Laminectomy and Fusion for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Kristian Dalzell Aria Nouri Michael G. Fehlings 36

5 Posterior Cervical Minimally Invasive Microendoscopic Foraminotomy Albert P. Wong Tarek Y. El Ahmadieh Zachary A. Smith Nader S. Dahdaleh Richard G. Fesster 52

6 Navigation for Cervical Reconstruction Surgery Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran Ajoy Prasad Shetty 60

7 Cervical Disk Arthroplasty Justin W. Miller Rick C. Sasso 72

8 Cervical Sagittal Balance: What Is Normal and What Is the Effect on Reconstruction Outcomes Peter L. Cohn William Ryan Spiker Kris E. Radcliff Alexander R. Vaccaro 79

9 Complications of Anterior Surgery: Vertebral Artery Injury, Esophageal Perforation, and Dysphagia Luiz Roberto Vialle Samuel Conrad Emiliano Vialle 91

10 Adjacent Segment Pathology of the Cervical Spine Babak Khamsi Sandeep N. Gidvani Jeffrey C. Wang 104

11 Upper Cervical Screw-Fixation Techniques: How to Avoid Complications Han Jo Kim Jin Sup Yeom 114

Index 127

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