Pocket Atlas of Spine Surgery (Thieme) [PDF]

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TITLE/EDITION Pocket Atlas of Spine Surgery
Author: Kern Singh (Editor), Alexander R. Vaccaro (Editor)
Paperback: 152 pages
Publisher: Thieme; 1st edition edition (March 1, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1604063084
ISBN-13: 978-1604063080
Format: Retail PDF
NOTE: this is the standalone ebook and may not include access codes that come packaged with the bound book


Praise for this book:

This is an excellent and beautifully illustrated atlas for understanding the subtleties of the core open and minimally invasive spinal procedures. -- AANS Newsletter

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