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Author An, Howard S

Title Complications of Spine Surgery : Treatment and Prevention
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 2005


Description 1 online resource (207 pages)
Contents Complications of Spine Surgery; Foreword; Preface; Contributors; Contents; SECTION I Cervical Spine; 1 Anterior/Posterior Cervical Approaches; 2 Vascular Complications in Cervical Spine Surgery; 3 Dysphagia/Esophageal Injuries ; 4 Vocal Cord Paralysis after Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery; 5 Spinal Cord Injury, Incidental Durotomy, and Epidural Hematoma; 6 Postlaminectomy Kyphosis; 7 Cervical Pseudarthrosis; 8 Anterior/Posterior Cervical Instrumentation; SECTION II Thoracolumbar/Lumbosacral Spine; 9 Complications of Anterior and Posterior Open Approaches to the Lumbar Spine
10 Complications of Open Anterior Instrumentation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis11 Complications Related to the Use of Thoracic Pedicle Screw Instrumentation; 12 Complications Related to Lumbar Pedicle Screw Instrumentation; 13 Neurological Injury in the Lumbar Spine; 14 Lumbar Pseudarthrosis; 15 Complications of Lumbosacral and Spinopelvic Fusion; 16 Complications of Iliac Crest: Bone Graft Harvesting; SECTION III Miscellaneous Disorders; 17 Percutaneous Vertebral Augmentation
18 The Management of Complications Associated with Treatment of Posttraumatic Deformity of the Thoracolumbar Spine19 Perioperative Morbidity; Index
Notes Written by internationally recognized experts, this book is a comprehensive, practical guide to prevention, recognition, and management of complications in spine surgery. Sections cover the cervical spine and the thoracolumbar/lumbosacral spine and discuss the full range of complications that may be encountered, including those associated with the newest technologies, procedures, and instrumentation. Each chapter focuses on a specific type of problem and presents ""how-to"" strategies for avoiding and managing the problem in specific surgical procedures. Of special note are the detailed discus
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Subject Spine -- Surgery -- Complications
Spine -- Surgery -- Complications.
Form Electronic book
Author Jenis, Louis G
ISBN 9781469878317