Book 2011

Pathology and surgery around the vertebral artery

ISBN: 978-2-287-89786-3 (Print) 978-2-287-89787-0 (Online)

Table of contents (45 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIX

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-4

    History of vertebral artery surgery

  3. Chapter

    Pages 5-24

    Embryology of the vertebral artery

  4. Chapter

    Pages 25-28

    Embryology of the cervical spine and cranio-vertebral junction

  5. Chapter

    Pages 29-40

    Anatomy of the vertebral artery

  6. Chapter

    Pages 41-47

    Relation between the cervical nerve roots and the vertebral artery

  7. Chapter

    Pages 49-51

    The origin of the anterior spinal artery from the vertebral artery: A brief overview of its anatomical variations and initial course

  8. Chapter

    Pages 53-74

    Anatomical variations

  9. Chapter

    Pages 75-83

    Non-invasive imaging of the vertebral artery

  10. Chapter

    Pages 85-95

    Vertebral artery ultrasonography

  11. Chapter

    Pages 97-107

    Flow monitoring

  12. Chapter

    Pages 109-123

    Vertebral artery dissections

  13. Chapter

    Pages 125-141

    The lateral approach to the V1 segment of the vertebral artery

  14. Chapter

    Pages 143-164

    The lateral approach to the V2 segment of the vertebral artery

  15. Chapter

    Pages 165-200

    Surgical technique for the resection of tumors in relation with the V1 and V2 segments of the vertebral artery

  16. Chapter

    Pages 201-213

    Proximal vertebral artery revascularization

  17. Chapter

    Pages 215-225

    Indications and technique for microsurgical revascularization of proximal vertebral artery

  18. Chapter

    Pages 227-246

    The selective microforaminotomy

  19. Chapter

    Pages 247-266

    Oblique corpectomy

  20. Chapter

    Pages 267-271

    Oblique corpectomy biomechanics

  21. Chapter

    Pages 273-283

    Extrinsic compression of the vertebral artery

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