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Title Pitfalls in cervical spine surgery : avoidance and management of complications / edited by Luca Denaro, Domenico D'Avella, Vincenzo Denaro
Published Berlin ; London : Springer, [2010]
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Contents Complication related to medical conditions -- Hematologic issues in cervical spine surgery -- Complications in surgical management of cervical spinal metastases -- Systematic approach to the patient to minimize errors of diagnosis and surgical indications -- Considerations and anesthesiologic complications in spinal surgery -- General complications related to patient positioning -- Complications related to anterior approaches -- Complications related to anterolateral approaches -- Complications related to posterior approach -- Degenerative disk disease -- Cervical spine bone tumor surgery -- Cervical spine traumas -- Infections of the cervical spine -- Pitfalls related to inflammatory disorders -- Spinal cord neoplasms -- Syringomyelia -- Complications related to graft -- Pitfalls related to inadequate or incomplete surgical technique and errors of level -- Complications due to inadequate cervical spinal immobilization
Summary Offers a comprehensive approach and reviews the possible errors encountered by spinal surgeons in the clinical practice. This work guides the reader towards an improved level of attention regarding pitfalls in cervical spine surgery, therefore fostering the ability of preventing major complications and medicolegal consequences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cervical vertebrae -- Surgery -- Complications.
Cervical Vertebrae -- surgery.
Intraoperative Complications -- prevention & control.
Postoperative Complications -- prevention & control.
Form Electronic book
Author Denaro, Luca.
D'Avella, Domenico.
Denaro, Vincenzo, 1941-
LC no. 2009935689
ISBN 9783540850199