Publication Year: 2005
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: An, Howard S.; Jenis, Louis G.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 87
Written by internationally recognized experts, this book is a comprehensive, practical guide to prevention, recognition, and management of complications in spine surgery.
Sections of the text cover the cervical spine and the thoracolumbar/lumbosacral spine and discuss the full range of complications that may be encountered, including those associated with the newest technologies, procedures, and instrumentation.
Each chapter focuses on a specific type of problem and presents ""how-to"" strategies for avoiding and managing the problem in specific surgical procedures. Of special note are the detailed discussions of complications related to instrumentation. Each chapter includes extensive, up-to-date references.