Pitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery

Avoidance and Management of Complications

  • Luca Denaro
  • Domenico D'Avella
  • Vincenzo Denaro

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. General complications

    1. Umberto Vespasiani Gentilucci, Antonio Picardi
      Pages 3-11
    2. Giuseppe Avvisati, Ombretta Annibali, Elisabetta Cerchiara, Marianna De Muro, Rosa Greco, Francesco Marchesi et al.
      Pages 13-27
    3. Giuseppe Tonini, Bruno Vincenzi, Chiara Spoto, Daniele Santini
      Pages 29-43
    4. Umile Giuseppe Longo, Luca Denaro, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 45-56
  3. Peri-operative complications

    1. Massimiliano Carassiti, Serena Antonelli, Demetrio Panzera, Felice Eugenio Agrò
      Pages 59-68
    2. Luca Denaro, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 69-77
  4. Complications of Surgical Approaches

    1. Luca Denaro, Domenico D'Avella, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 81-90
    2. Luca Denaro, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Rocco Papalia, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 91-108
    3. Luca Denaro, Domenico D'Avella, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 109-118
  5. Complications related to osteo-articular diseases

    1. Vincenzo Denaro, Luca Denaro, Alberto Di Martino, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Nicola Maffulli
      Pages 121-163
    2. Luca Denaro, Alberto Di Martino, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 165-174
    3. Luca Denaro, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Alberto Di Martino, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 175-191
    4. Luca Denaro, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 193-201
    5. Alberto Di Martino, Luca Denaro, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 203-218
  6. Complications related to neural diseases

    1. Luca Denaro, Domenico D'Avella
      Pages 221-228
    2. Luca Denaro, Domenico D'Avella
      Pages 229-235
  7. Miscellanea

    1. Umile Giuseppe Longo, Luca Denaro, Nicola Maffulli, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 239-281
    2. Luca Denaro, Rocco Papalia, Nicola Maffulli, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 283-290
    3. Luca Denaro, Domenico D'Avella, Nicola Maffulli, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 291-299

About this book

Introduction

Spinal surgery is a unique area in the process of continuous development. New skills are applied daily in this delicate field by the spinal surgeon: this professional can be either an orthopaedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon dedicated to the treatment of spinal diseases. This book offers a comprehensive approach and reviews all of the possible errors encountered by spinal surgeons in the clinical practice. It is mainly directed towards young surgeons approaching spinal surgery and also to experienced surgeons with regards to complications related to the latest technologies in the spinal field. This approach of treating and understanding problems in cervical spine surgery is unique and will guide the reader towards an improved level of attention regarding pitfalls in cervical spine surgery, therefore fostering the ability of preventing major complications and medicolegal consequences.

Keywords

Complication Error Forensic Informed consent Medicolegal rehabilitation trauma

Editors and affiliations

  • Luca Denaro
    • 1
  • Domenico D'Avella
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Denaro
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeuroscienceUniversity of PaduaPaduaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma SurgeryCampus Bio-Medico UniversityRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-85019-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-85018-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-85019-9
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