In the past few years spine surgery has undergone revolutionary changes leading towards minimally invasive techniques. This book is a survey of microsurgical as well as endoscopic surgical techniques for the treatment of a variety of spinal disorders. The structure of the individual chapters includes terminology, history, surgical principles, advantages/disadvantages, indications, surgical technique, complications and hazards as well as results. However all chapters are focused on a very didactic presentation of surgical steps. Thus, the reader will get familiar with a variety of new techniques some of which are already integrated into clinical routine others still being part of ongoing clinical trials and development.A Surgical Manual H.M. Mayer ... is one of the most frequent mistakes in the microsurgical approach to the spine, routine use of a fluoroscope or computerized navigation techniques is recommended (see also Chap. 2). ... Aspen Rockville 5.
|Title||:||Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-09|