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Surgical approaches to the spine

Author: Robert G Watkins
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This new edition contains chapters on very complicated, large procedures such as the approaches to the sacrum and the pelvis, and also includes minimally invasive procedures like laparoscopic fusion. Minimally invasive surgery is the future of spinal surgery; this book is unrivaled in its coverage of these procedures. This edition also continues the tradition of presenting clearly enumerated and illustrated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Atlases
Scientific atlases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert G Watkins
ISBN: 0387949771 9780387949772
OCLC Number: 50769382
Description: xiii, 394 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Anterior Cervical Approaches to the Spine --
2A. Transoral Approach to C1-2 --
2B. Transoral-Transpharyngeal Approach to the Cervical Spine / Uttam K. Sinha and Srinath Samudrala --
3. Ventral Approaches to the Clivus, C1, and C2 / Ranjeev Singh Bhangoo and H. Alan Crockard --
4. Anterior Medial Approach to C1, C2, and C3 --
5. Anterior Lateral Approach to the Upper Cervical Spine --
6. Anterior Medial Approach to the Midcervical Spine --
7. Lateral Approach to the Cervical Spine (Verbiest) --
8. Lateral Approach to the Cervical Spin (Hodgson) --
9. Supraclavicular Approach --
10. Lincoln Highway Approach to the Cervical Spine --
11. Cervicothoracic Junction --
12. Anterior Approach to the Cervicothoracic Spine / Salvador A. Brau --
13. Transsternal Approach to the Cervicothoracic Junction / Narayan Sundaresan, Alfred A. Steinberger and Frank Moore --
14. Transaxillary Approach to the Upper Dorsal Spine / Roger C. Breslau --
15. Third Rib Resection in the Transthoracic Approach --
16. Thoracotomy Approach --
17. The Thoracolumbar Junction --
18. Tenth Rib: Thoracoabdominal Approach --
19A. Eleventh Rib Approach --
19B. Trans-Eleventh Rib Extrapleural Approach / Yutaka Hiraizumi --
20. Twelfth Rib Approach --
21. Anterior Retroperitoneal Flank Approach to L2-L5 of the Lumbar Spine --
22. Anterior Retroperitoneal Muscle-Sparing Approach to L2-S1 of the Lumbar Spine / Salvador A. Brau --
23. Anterior Retroperitoneal Flank Approach to L5-S1 --
24. Anterior Extraperitoneal Midline Incision of L2-S1 --
25. Transperitoneal Midline Approach to L4-S1 --
26. Superior Hypogastric Sympathetic Plexus --
27. En Bloc Sacrectomy / Katsuro Tomita, Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, Norio Kawahara, Masahiko Hata and Hideki Murakami --
28. Approach to the Posterior Aspect of C1-C2 --
29. Posterior Approach to the C1-C2 Joints / Bernard Jeanneret --
30. Cervical Foraminotomy: Indications and Technique / Peter Dyck --
31. Microcervical Foraminotomy: An Alternative Posterior Technique for Intractable Radicular Pain / Robert Warren Williams --
32. Costotransversectomy --
33. Posterior and Posterolateral Approaches to the Thoracic Disc / Paul H. Young --
34. Posterior Approach to the Lower Lumbar Spine --
35. Lumbar Laminotomy, Foraminotomy, Root Decompression, and Discectomy in the Lateral Position / Michael L. J. Apuzzo --
36. Microscopic Lumbar Discectomy --
37. Total En Bloc Spondylectomy: A New Surgical Technique for Malignant Vertebral Tumors / Norio Kawahara, Katsuro Tomita and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya --
38A. Bilateral Paraspinous Lumbosacral Approach / Robert G. Watkins III and Robert G. Watkins IV --
38B. Lateral Approach to the Disc / Robert G. Watkins III and Robert G. Watkins IV --
39. Laparoscopic Approach to the L3-L4 and L4-L5 Invertebral Discs / Namir Katkhouda, Sanjay Ghosh and Srinath Samudrala --
40. Transperitoneal Laparoscopic Approach to L5-S1 / Salvador A. Brau --
41. Balloon-Assisted Endoscopic Retroperitoneal Gasless (BERG) Approach to the Lumbar Spine / John S. Thalgott, John A. Ameriks, Frank T. Jordan and James M. Giuffre --
42. Video Endoscopic Approach to the Thoracic Spine / Salvador A. Brau --
43. Microendoscopic Discectomy for Lumbar Disc Herniations: Paramedian and Far Lateral Approaches / Kevin T. Foley, Maurice M. Smith and Y. Raja Rampersaud.
Responsibility: Robert G. Watkins.

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