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Essentials of Spinal Stabilization

  • Edited by: Langston Holly, Paul A. Anderson
  • ISBN: 9783319597126
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: November 10, 2017
  • Format: Paperback – 566 Pages
  • Language: English


This text includes stabilization techniques for the entire spinal column, ranging from the cranio-cervical junction to the pelvis. The information is presented in an easily digestible format that is suitable for those in school or training, yet includes pearls and insight that can be appreciated by even the most seasoned surgeon. The text is divided into major sections based on the anatomical regions of the spine – cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral. An additional section is devoted to related surgical concepts and principles such as spinal biomechanics and bone grafting options. Each chapter has a uniform design including background, indications, patient selection, preoperative considerations, surgical technique, technical pearls, and strategies for complication avoidance. Preoperative and postoperative images and/or illustrations are utilized to highlight the presented information.

Edited by a Neurosurgeon and an Orthopedist and written by leading national and international Neurosurgery and Orthopedic spine experts, Essentials of Spinal Stabilization provides a text which will broadly appeal to all spine care professionals.

Key Features
  • Edited by a Neurosurgeon and an Orthopedist and written by leading national and international Neurosurgery and Orthopedic spine experts
  • Provides a text which will broadly appeal to all spine care professionals
  • Presented in an easily digestible format
Table of Contents
  1. Chapter 1. Cervical Traction and Reduction Techniques
  2. Chapter 2. Halo Vest Immobilization
  3. Chapter 3. Occipital-Cervical Fusion
  4. Chapter 4. Anterior Atlantoaxial Fusion
  5. Chapter 5. Posterior Atlantoaxial Fusion
  6. Chapter 6. Odontoid Screw Fixation
  7. Chapter 7. Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion
  8. Chapter 8. Cervical Arthroplasty
  9. Chapter 9. Subaxial Posterior Cervical Fusion with Instrumentation
  10. Chapter 10. Posterior Cervical Subaxial Spine Fixation: Facet Fusion Techniques
  11. Chapter 11. Cervical Laminoplasty
  12. Chapter 12. Minimally Invasive Posterior Cervical Fusion Techniques
  13. Chapter 13. Correction of Post-Laminectomy Kyphosis and Cervical Deformity
  14. Chapter 14. Considerations for Approaches Crossing the Cervicothoracic Junction
  15. Chapter 15. Open Anterior and Lateral Thoracic Interbody Approaches and Techniques
  16. Chapter 16. Thoracic Lateral Extracavitary Decompression and Fusion
  17. Chapter 17. Posterior Thoracic Spinal Fixation
  18. Chapter 18. Anterior Spinal Column Augmentation Techniques
  19. Chapter 19. Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion of the Lumbosacral Spine: L3 through the Sacrum
  20. Chapter 20. Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  21. Chapter 21. Percutaneous Spinal Fixation
  22. Chapter 22. Lumbar Osteotomy Techniques
  23. Chapter 23. Repair of Pars Defects and Spondylosis
  24. Chapter 24. Surgical Management of Lumbar Spondylolisthesis
  25. Chapter 25. Lumbar Interspinous Devices: Fusion and Motion Sparing
  26. Chapter 26. The Minimally Invasive Retroperitoneal Transpsoas Approach
  27. Chapter 27. Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty
  28. Chapter 28. Minimally Invasive Posterior Lumbar Fusion Techniques
  29. Chapter 29. Cortical Bone Screw Fixation
  30. Chapter 30. Lumbosacral and Pelvic Fixation Techniques
  31. Chapter 31. Trans-sacral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  32. Chapter 32. Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
  33. Chapter 33. Biomechanical Principles of Spine Stabilization
  34. Chapter 34. Bone Grafting and Spinal Fusion Options
  35. Chapter 35. Basic Science of Bone Fusion
  36. Chapter 36. Principles of Deformity Correction
  37. Chapter 37. Image-Guided Spinal Stabilization
  38. Chapter 38. Neurophysiological Monitoring During Placement of Spinal Instrumentation
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