Pocket Atlas of Spine Surgery
Specifically designed for use in a fast-paced clinical setting, Pocket Atlas of Spine Surgery is a concise surgical guide that gives readers the essential tools needed to successfully perform spine surgery. It provides a distinctive view of complex spinal anatomy that facilitates a better understanding of the subtleties of both open and technically demanding minimally invasive spine procedures. Key Features:
- An introductory chapter on patient positioning covers the basics for common cervical, thoracic, and lumbar procedures
- Detailed illustrations with unique anatomical overlays are provided for each step in a surgical procedure
- The procedures included represent most of those encountered in a typical spine surgery practice
- Tips and Pearls before you begin, key steps with visuals, and Potential Pitfalls are included for each procedure
This atlas will serve as a valuable resource to orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, and surgical trainees as well as physician assistants, surgical nurses, and all those involved in the operative care of patients undergoing spine surgery.