Haemostasis in Spine Surgery

  • Marek Szpalski
  • Richard B. Weiskopf
  • Robert Gunzburg
  • Max Aebi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VI
  2. Introduction

    1. Marek Szpalski, Robert Gunzburg, Max Aebi, Richard Weiskopf
      Pages 1-2
  3. Review

    1. Serena S. Hu
      Pages 3-5
    2. Frederic Shapiro, Navil Sethna
      Pages 6-17
    3. Marek Szpalski, Robert Gunzburg, Bernard Sztern
      Pages 18-27
  4. Pre-operative Measures to Reduce Blood Loss

    1. José A GarcÍa-Erce, VÍctor Manuel Solano, Jorge Cuenca, Javier Vicente-Thomas, Manuel Muñoz, Elvira Bisbe et al.
      Pages 34-39
    2. Maria J. Colomina, Carmen Godet, Juan Bagó, Ferran Pellisé, Carlos Villanueva
      Pages 40-49
  5. Peri-operative Measures to Reduce Blood Loss

    1. Claudio Schonauer, Antonio Bocchetti, Aldo Moraci, Giuseppe Barbagallo, Vincenzo Albanese
      Pages 50-55
    2. Charles Marc Samama
      Pages 56-61
    3. David T. Neilipovitz
      Pages 62-65
    4. Richard P. Dutton
      Pages 66-71
    5. David Murray
      Pages 72-75
    6. Kevin K. Anbari, Jonathan P. Garino, Colin F. Mackenzie
      Pages 76-82
    7. Claudio Schonauer, Enrico Tessitore, Aldo Moraci, Giuseppe Barbagallo, Vincenzo Albanese
      Pages 89-96
    8. D. Stoltze, J. Harms
      Pages 97-102
  6. Technical Note

    1. Michael Sabel, Walter Stummer
      Pages 103-107
    2. S. Marlovits, M. Mousavi, C. Gäbler, J. Erdös, V. Vécsei
      Pages 108-112
  7. Post-operative Measures to Reduce Blood Loss

    1. M. Muñoz, J. J. GarcÍa-Vallejo, M. D. Ruiz, R. Romero, E. Olalla, C. Sebastián
      Pages 113-119

About these proceedings


Blood loss in spine surgery is a significant and very common problem connected with all kinds of surgical procedures. An international faculty of authors provide a comprehensive survey on the research and evidence about blood sparing in spine surgery. This publication fills a gap in the spinal literature and provides invaluable data for all those confronted with blood loss during surgical procedures on the spine.


Surgery blood loss blood sparing haemostasis spine transfusion

Editors and affiliations

  • Marek Szpalski
    • 1
  • Richard B. Weiskopf
    • 2
  • Robert Gunzburg
    • 3
  • Max Aebi
    • 4
  1. 1.Iris South Teaching HospitalsBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Dept. of Anesthesia & Staff Cardiovascular Research Inst.University of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA
  3. 3.Centenary ClinicAntwerpBelgium
  4. 4.Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of BernBernSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-24234-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-27394-3
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