Surgical Approaches to the Spine

  • Robert G. Watkins, III
  • Robert G. Watkins, IV

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
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  4. Uttam K. Sinha, Srinath Samudrala
    Pages 11-15
  5. Ranjeev Singh Bhangoo, H. Alan Crockard
    Pages 17-26
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  14. Salvador A. Brau
    Pages 69-72
  15. Narayan Sundaresan, Alfred A. Steinberger, Frank Moore
    Pages 73-82
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About this book

Introduction

Now is its revised and expanded third edition, including nine new chapters, this step-by-step, state-of-the-art procedural manual covers over 50 unique surgical approaches for injuries and conditions of the spine. Generously illustrated, various surgical approaches to the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine are clearly enumerated and described, including anterior, lateral, and posterior approaches and the worldwide movement toward the use of tubular retractors for a multitude of approaches. Written and edited by leaders in the field of spine surgery, this updated edition will be an invaluable resource for orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and sports medicine practitioners alike.

Keywords

Anterior approach BERG approach Cervical approach Cervical spine Costotransversectomy Foraminotomy Lateral approach Lincoln Highway approach Lumbar approach Lumbar spine Lumbosacral approach Spine surgery Surgical approach Thoracic approach Thoracic spine Transaxillary approach Transoral approach Transperitoneal approach Transsternal approach Ventral approach

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert G. Watkins, III
    • 1
  • Robert G. Watkins, IV
    • 2
  1. 1.DirectorMarina Spine CenterMarina del ReyUSA
  2. 2.Chairman, Surgery DepartmentMarina del Rey HospitalMarina del ReyUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-2465-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-2464-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-2465-3
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