Surgical Pitfalls

Surgical Pitfalls
Author: Stephen R. T. Evans
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 899
Release: 2009
ISBN: 1416029516
Category: MEDICAL
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Surgical Pitfalls Book Excerpt:

This book provides a unique visual and comprehensive approach to intra-operative technical errors and covers identification, consequences, repair and prevention of those errors. Detailed analyses of all reported complications for more than 80 major operations help you minimize the risk of errors in surgical procedures ranging from general, thoracic, vascular, and pediatric...to colorectal, endocrine, breast and trauma. A practical approach provides you with the essential guidance you need to make the best clinical decisions. Offers in-depth guidance on the prevention, management, and consequences of complications and pitfalls that occur before, during, and after surgery-all in one convenient resource. Organizes sections according to area of surgery for fast reference. Features a templated outline for specific procedures, allowing you to quickly review the associated pitfalls. Presents over 800 illustrations-including full-color intraoperative and postoperative photos-which enable you to follow the progression of a surgery and watch out for "problem areas," while color line drawings help you visualize complex procedures.

Pitfalls in Veterinary Surgery

Pitfalls in Veterinary Surgery
Author: Geraldine B. Hunt
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2017-03-28
ISBN: 1119241693
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pitfalls in Veterinary Surgery Book Excerpt:

Pitfalls in Veterinary Surgery offers a candid examination of real-life mistakes and mishaps encountered while operating on veterinary patients. Describes a range of mistakes and mishaps encountered by a veterinary surgeon with 30+ years of experience Provides an honest examination of the reality of operating on pets Offers the opportunity to learn from an experienced surgeon’s mistakes Discusses mistakes in a wide range of situations, ranging from commonplace to unusual Presents a realistic view of veterinary surgery, including how to live with mistakes

Pitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery

Pitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery
Author: Luca Denaro,Domenico D'Avella,Vincenzo Denaro
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 303
Release: 2009-12-13
ISBN: 3540850198
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery Book Excerpt:

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.

Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery

Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery
Author: C.R. Cernea,F.L. Dias,D. Fliss,R.A. Lima,E.N. Myers,W.I. Wei
Publsiher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2012-06-22
ISBN: 3805599730
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery Book Excerpt:

In this unique volume, leading international experts share their experiences in the management of head and neck tumors, providing a guidebook for all surgeons dealing with head and neck neoplasms. Each chapter offers a concise description of useful 'pearls' and dangerous 'pitfalls' which must be avoided. Contributions cover topics from thyroid glands, neck metastases, and oral tumors to laryngeal, pharyngeal, and nasopharyngeal tumors, as well as salivary gland tumors, skull base tumors, and reconstruction surgery. In addition to frequent diseases which are encountered in everyday practice, some new therapeutic topics such as video-assisted thyroidectomy, robotic surgery, and management of the neck after organ preservation treatment are discussed. The 2nd edition has been extended by topical chapters of major practical interest including the latest findings and techniques. The new chapters are clearly indicated and can be recognized easily.

Pearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery

Pearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery
Author: Morris E. Hartstein, MD, FACS,Guy G. Massry, MD, FACS,John B. Holds, MD, FACS
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 715
Release: 2014-12-10
ISBN: 1493915444
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery Book Excerpt:

​​​​​Pearls and Pitfalls in Oculoplastic Cosmetic Surgery , Second Edition addresses the need among physicians for cleanly distilled and clinically relevant information. The second edition of this popular text highlights the changes and updates to the ever expanding field of facial cosmetic surgery. There are updates to cases such as advances in blepharoplasty techniques, advances in fillers and filler techniques, advances in periorbital fat grafting, advances in brow lifting techniques, and advances in midface rejuvenation​. Additionally, nearly every case has full color illustrations to bring each one to life and there are additional surgical video procedures available on Springer Images to enhance the reader's understanding of various topics. This concise and practical "how to" book is written and edited by experts in their fields and offers "here’s how I do it" advice on the most commonly performed procedures. Each chapter becomes the voice of an expert and experienced colleague, reminding readers of the pearls and pitfalls of each procedure. These pearls will lead to quicker cases, fewer complications, and more satisfactory outcomes for physicians and their patients.​

Transsphenoidal Surgery

Transsphenoidal Surgery
Author: Edward R. Laws,Giuseppe Lanzino
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2010-01-01
ISBN: 1416002928
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Transsphenoidal Surgery Book Excerpt:

Transsphenoidal Surgery, by Drs. Laws and Lanzino, captures all of today's clinical knowledge on the multidisciplinary management of pituitary tumors, with a focus on surgical techniques. Acclaimed international experts bring you detailed guidance on natural history, radiologic and clinical aspects, surgical indications, and resection techniques. What's more, case presentations and clinical photographs help you reduce the risk of error and advance your own surgical skills. At expertconsult.com, you'll have online access to the full text plus streaming videos of key procedures to help you provide the best possible outcomes for every patient. Access the fully searchable text online at expertconsult.com and view hours of videos in which experts demonstrate how to perform key procedures. Refine your skills through discissions of intraoperative imaging, new techniques in transsphenoidal surgery, new microsurgical procedures, radiosurgical techniques, and more. Get balanced and comprehensive perspectives on pituitary surgery from well-recognized international, multidisciplinary contributors. Make better-informed decisions with case presentations, drawn from Dr. Laws's 40 plus years as a leader in pituitary surgery, that include a summary of the clinical history, preoperative radiographs, and postoperative clinical information and radiographs. Tap into exceptional visual guidance and reduce the risk of error through abundant clinical photographs, line drawings, and procedural videos. Find the information you need quickly via a consistent chapter-to-chapter organization. Reduce the risk of error by watching the experts

Common Epilepsy Pitfalls

Common Epilepsy Pitfalls
Author: Dieter Schmidt,Steven Schachter
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2018-06-07
ISBN: 0521279712
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Common Epilepsy Pitfalls Book Excerpt:

Epilepsy is amongst the most frequently encountered of neurological disorders, yet issues surrounding differential diagnosis, underlying causes, seizures, EEGs, treatment options and prognoses can often trip clinicians. Common Epilepsy Pitfalls is a comprehensive guide to anticipating and managing the pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy.

Pitfalls in Gynecologic Diagnosis and Surgery

Pitfalls in Gynecologic Diagnosis and Surgery
Author: Walter J. Reich,Mitchell J. Nechtow
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 248
Release: 1962
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Generative organs, Female
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pitfalls in Gynecologic Diagnosis and Surgery Book Excerpt:

Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology

Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology
Author: Malawer,Jacob Bickels,James C. Wittig
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2012
ISBN: 1451176287
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology Book Excerpt:

Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology provides full-color, step-by-step explanations of all operative procedures in orthopaedic oncology. This text contains the chapters from the oncology section in Sam W. Wiesel's Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Written by experts from leading institutions around the world, this superbly illustrated volume focuses on mastery of operative techniques and also provides a thorough understanding of how to select the best procedure, how to avoid complications, and what outcomes to expect. Accompanying the book is a companion website with the fully searchable text and procedural videos. The user-friendly format is ideal for quick preoperative review of the steps of a procedure. Each procedure is broken down step by step, with full-color intraoperative photographs and drawings that demonstrate how to perform each technique. Extensive use of bulleted points and tables allows quick and easy reference. Each clinical problem is discussed in the same format: definition, anatomy, physical exams, pathogenesis, natural history, physical findings, imaging and diagnostic studies, differential diagnosis, non-operative management, surgical management, pearls and pitfalls, postoperative care, outcomes, and complications.

Specialty Imaging Pitfalls and Classic Signs of the Abdomen and Pelvis E Book

Specialty Imaging  Pitfalls and Classic Signs of the Abdomen and Pelvis E Book
Author: Khaled M Elsayes,Akram M Shaaban
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 500
Release: 2014-11-14
ISBN: 0323375456
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Specialty Imaging Pitfalls and Classic Signs of the Abdomen and Pelvis E Book Book Excerpt:

Specialty Imaging: Pitfalls and Classic Signs of the Abdomen and Pelvis, written by leading experts, Dr. Khaled M. Elsayes, Dr. Akram A. Shaaban, and their team, provides practicing radiologists and radiology residents with the level of knowledge necessary to avoid misinterpretation and help make precise diagnoses in the presence of certain classic pathognomonic features. Uniquely written from a practical point of view, each case leads you through a radiology expert’s thought process in analyzing imaging pitfalls and classic signs of the abdomen and pelvis. The cases highlight clinical presentation, relevant pathology, anatomy, physiology, and pertinent imaging features of common disease processes. As with all Amirsys references, information is distilled into succinct, bulleted with detailed illustrations and thousands of images. Coupled with a companion eBook, this volume is an irreplaceable reference for anyone confronted with the challenges of imaging in the abdominal and pelvic areas. Hot topics covered include potential pitfalls in abdominal and pelvic imaging, classic signs pointing to specific diagnoses, and pitfalls of PET Comprehensive discussions and case presentations highlighting the most common reasons for misinterpretation and clues for correct diagnosis Features detailed illustrations and thousands of annotated images Essential information is distilled into a succinct, bulleted format with numerous high-quality images for fast and easy comprehension

Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder Elbow and Knee in Sports Medicine E Book

Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder  Elbow  and Knee in Sports Medicine  E Book
Author: Brian J. Cole,Jorge Chahla
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1170
Release: 2022-05-24
ISBN: 0323763014
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder Elbow and Knee in Sports Medicine E Book Book Excerpt:

Ensure optimal outcomes from each shoulder, elbow, and knee sports medicine surgery with the consistent, step-by-step approach offered in this comprehensive reference. Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee in Sports Medicine, 3rd Edition, covers both open and arthroscopic surgeries, providing the expert guidance you need on everything from patient positioning, anatomy, relevant biomechanics and the latest orthopaedic surgery techniques, through pearls and pitfalls and post-operative care. Contributing authors are renowned sports medicine surgeons who equip you with a global perspective on the most recent orthopaedic advances. Covers the latest open and arthroscopic techniques for both common and not-so-common sports medicine pathologies. Offers a comprehensive approach to each pathology including rehabilitation protocols and return-to-play criteria. Contains more than 15 new chapters: First-time Shoulder Dislocation, Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction (various techniques), Managing Bone Loss on the Humeral Head, Cartilage Allografts for the Treatment of Cartilage Lesions of the Knee, and many more. Provides up-to-date information on timely topics such as complex decision making for the patellofemoral joint, biologics and injection therapy for the management of osteoarthritis, and primary ACL repair techniques. Highlights step-by-step text with numerous high-quality illustrations, surgical photographs, and MRIs and radiographs. Includes access to an online surgical video collection covering Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Double Row Techniques; Arthroscopic Repair of Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder; Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair and Reconstruction: DANE Technique; Double Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction; and Management of Proximal Tibiofibular Instability.

Atlas of Surgical Techniques for Colon Rectum and Anus A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series Expert Consult Online and Print 1

Atlas of Surgical Techniques for Colon  Rectum and Anus  A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series   Expert Consult   Online and Print 1
Author: James Fleshman,Elisa H. Birnbaum,Steven R. Hunt,Matthew G. Mutch,Ira J. Kodner,Bashar Safar
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 412
Release: 2012
ISBN: 1416052224
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Atlas of Surgical Techniques for Colon Rectum and Anus A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series Expert Consult Online and Print 1 Book Excerpt:

Master the full range of colorectal procedures performed today with Atlas of Surgical Techniques for the Colon, Rectum, and Anus. In this volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series, top authorities provide expert, step-by-step guidance on surgery of the large bowel, rectum, and anus - including both open and closed approaches for many procedures - to help you expand your repertoire and hone your clinical skills. Easily review normal anatomy and visualize the step-by-step progression of each procedure thanks to more than 600 detailed anatomic line drawings and clinical photographs. Master both open and laparoscopic techniques for numerous surgeries, such as abdominal perineal resection, abdominal colectomy, and low anterior resection. Apply the latest developments in colorectal surgery, including restorative and reconstructive techniques (such as pelvic floor reconstruction after abdominal perineal resection or sacrectomy) and the newest procedures in transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM). Effectively interpret preoperative and postoperative imaging studies for improved decision making and outcomes. Avoid complications with pearls and pitfalls from the authors for every technique. Access the entire text online and download all the images at www.expertconsult.com.

Pearls and Pitfalls in Pediatric Imaging

Pearls and Pitfalls in Pediatric Imaging
Author: Heike E. Daldrup-Link,Beverley Newman
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2014-04-24
ISBN: 1139916092
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pearls and Pitfalls in Pediatric Imaging Book Excerpt:

This collection of over 90 highly illustrated case studies explores major and confusing problems in pediatric imaging. All relevant imaging modalities are covered, including ultrasound, conventional radiography, fluoroscopy, CT, MR, nuclear and molecular imaging, and interventional radiology. The authors present a strategy for recognizing key information in order to reach an accurate diagnosis, and each case includes differential diagnoses and key teaching points, alerting the reader to common pitfalls in the interpretation of pediatric radiological images. This is a highly valuable resource for trainee pediatric radiologists, and general radiologists who encounter pediatric patients. It will particularly help people preparing for exams, including the core exam, the certifying exam or CAQ exams, as well as pediatric radiologists who want to refresh their knowledge on particular topics. It will also be of interest to pediatricians who wish to improve their diagnostic proficiency and understanding of imaging studies.

Surgery of Stapes Fixations

Surgery of Stapes Fixations
Author: Istvan Sziklai
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 124
Release: 2016-03-24
ISBN: 3319285769
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Surgery of Stapes Fixations Book Excerpt:

This book provides the first comprehensive overview of the various conventional and cutting-edge surgical techniques for stapes fixations. After describing the broad range of stapes fixations, it discusses the preoperative diagnostic workup, with special emphasis on the role of CT scanning. It reviews stapedectomy and stapedotomy via the classic tympanotomy approach using different stapes footplate fenestration methodologies, and describes the increasingly popular technique of middle ear endoscopy. A subsequent chapter is devoted to the important topic of robot-assisted surgery. The book then reviews the evolution of the piston prosthesis, highlighting the practical aspects of the different types of piston, their benefits, and their impact on hearing. Lasers are also discussed, and the closing chapters focus on revision surgery and consider outcome measures following stapes surgery. To better illustrate the subject matter, the book features a wealth of photographs (including more than 50 in color), as well as in-depth surgical videos.

Complications in Head and Neck Surgery E Book

Complications in Head and Neck Surgery E Book
Author: David Eisele,Richard V. Smith
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 848
Release: 2008-10-31
ISBN: 1437719635
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complications in Head and Neck Surgery E Book Book Excerpt:

Effectively avoiding, recognizing, and managing complications is integral to your operative success. Let a multidisciplinary team of experts in otolaryngology, plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and general surgery guide you through the full range of complications associated with every type of head and neck procedure . . . so you will be equipped to produce the most favorable outcomes for even the most challenging cases! Expert, comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage of head and neck complications helps you to safely incorporate new surgical techniques into your practice. An emphasis on complication prevention and recognition assists you in avoiding the "complication cascade." Coverage of both acute and long-term care of patients with head and neck complications prepares you to make effective choices in both instances. A new "Quality of Life" section examines the controversies that often surround selecting one procedure over another, illuminating why certain procedures aren't always best for some patients. A new section on complications of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery equips you to perform these techniques with greater confidence. A consistent, practical chapter format helps you focus on key clinical and surgical considerations. A new, more cohesive full-color illustration program richly captures visual nuances of clinical presentation and operative technique. A bonus CD-ROM allows you to use all of the images from the book in electronic presentations.

Atlas of Trauma Emergency Surgical Techniques E Book

Atlas of Trauma  Emergency Surgical Techniques E Book
Author: William Cioffi,Juan A. Asensio
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2013-07-10
ISBN: 0323187994
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Atlas of Trauma Emergency Surgical Techniques E Book Book Excerpt:

Atlas of Trauma/Emergency Surgical Techniques, a title in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series, presents state-of-the-art updates on the full range of trauma and emergency surgical techniques performed today. Drs. Cioffi and Asensio, along with numerous other internationally recognized general surgeons, offer you step-by-step advice along with full-color illustrations and photographs to help you expand your repertoire and hone your clinical skills. Easily review normal anatomy and visualize the step-by-step progression of each emergency surgery procedure thanks to more than 330 detailed anatomic line drawings and clinical photographs. Avoid complications with pearls and pitfalls from the authors for every surgical technique. Master the key variations and nuances for a full range of emergency techniques. A highly formatted approach provides step-by-step instructions with bulleted "how-to" guidance for each procedure.

Current Therapy In Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Current Therapy In Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Author: Shahrokh C. Bagheri,Bryan Bell,Husain Ali Khan
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1136
Release: 2011-09-19
ISBN: 1455727571
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Current Therapy In Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Book Excerpt:

Written by expert surgeons and educators, Current Therapy in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery covers the latest treatment strategies, surgical techniques, and potential complications in OMS. Emphasizing an evidence-based approach, it covers all 12 subspecialties of OMS, addressing topics from surgical principles to oral surgery, anesthesia, cranio-maxillofacial trauma surgery, head and neck surgery, maxillofacial reconstructive surgery, orthognathic surgery, pediatric craniofacial surgery including cleft lip and palate, temporomandibular joint disorders, facial plastic surgery including rhinoplasty and facelifts, obstructive sleep apnea, and oral and maxillofacial infections. At the end of each chapter, Pearls and Pitfalls summarize the authors' insight, recommendations, and experience on that topic. Editor Dr. Shahrokh Bagheri is a noted professor, researcher, and speaker on OMS, and he leads an expert author team including Dr. R. Bryan Bell and Dr. Husain Ali Khan to help you master and apply the latest advances in OMS. More than 1,200 full-color photos and 200 color line drawings illustrate concepts and provide visual guidance in clinical areas. Comprehensive sections and chapters represent essential topics, the newest advances, and controversial topics. Clinical coverage brings together the latest knowledge in OMS in a concise, easy-to-apply way. Resident-specific coverage describes the wide array of subspecialties and treatments available in the armamentarium of the modern OMS. A focus on complications ensures that you are knowledgeable in this important part of any therapy or surgical discipline. Expert contributors include the "best of the best," featuring leading, well-established, and respected surgeons and educators writing on their areas of specialty and providing current treatment strategies.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the Clinician

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the Clinician
Author: Krishnamurthy Bonanthaya,Elavenil Panneerselvam,Suvy Manuel,Vinay V. Kumar,Anshul Rai
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 2008
Release: 2021
ISBN: 9811513465
Category: Electronic books
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the Clinician Book Excerpt:

This book is an open access book with CC BY 4.0 license. This comprehensive open access textbook provides a comprehensive coverage of principles and practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery. With a range of topics starting from routine dentoalveolar surgery to advanced and complex surgical procedures, this volume is a meaningful combination of text and illustrations including clinical photos, radiographs, and videos. It provides guidance on evidence-based practices in context to existing protocols, guidelines and recommendations to help readers deal with most clinical scenarios in their daily surgical work. This multidisciplinary textbook is meant for postgraduate trainees, young practicing oral surgeons and experienced clinicians, as well as those preparing for university and board certification exams. It also aids in decision-making, the implementation of treatment plans and the management of complications that may arise. This book is an initiative of Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India (AOMSI) to its commitment to academic medicine. As part of this commitment, this textbook is in open access to help ensure widest possible dissemination to readers across the world.

Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine Surgery

Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine Surgery
Author: Mark D. Miller,Sam W. Wiesel
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2012-03-28
ISBN: 1451124902
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine Surgery Book Excerpt:

Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine Surgery provides full-color, step-by-step explanations of all operative procedures in sports medicine. It contains the sports-related chapters from Sam W. Wiesel's Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Written by experts from leading institutions around the world, this superbly illustrated volume focuses on mastery of operative techniques and also provides a thorough understanding of how to select the best procedure, how to avoid complications, and what outcomes to expect. The user-friendly format is ideal for quick preoperative review of the steps of a procedure. Each procedure is broken down step by step, with full-color intraoperative photographs and drawings that demonstrate how to perform each technique. Extensive use of bulleted points and tables allows quick and easy reference. Each clinical problem is discussed in the same format: definition, anatomy, physical exams, pathogenesis, natural history, physical findings, imaging and diagnostic studies, differential diagnosis, non-operative management, surgical management, pearls and pitfalls, postoperative care, outcomes, and complications. To ensure that the material fully meets residents' needs, the text was reviewed by a Residency Advisory Board.

Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis
Author: Adam L. Wollowick,Vishal Sarwahi
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 361
Release: 2015-04-20
ISBN: 1489975756
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spondylolisthesis Book Excerpt:

This comprehensive text is the most current and definitive source for information related to the care of adult and pediatric patients with spondylolisthesis. It contains a complete analysis of this common, yet intricate spinal condition, including basic science, diagnosis, non-surgical management, surgical techniques (including minimally invasive options) and outcomes. The management of the various types of spondylolisthesis requires a thorough understanding of both fundamental principles and subtle nuances, which are highlighted here in three sections. Part I details the basic principles, diagnosis and non-surgical management of spondylolisthesis, including imaging and classification. Part II covers surgical management, including a step-by-step discussion of strategies, techniques and tips that are necessary to apply standard procedures to this specific disorder. Procedures that are covered include decompression, spinal fusion from various approaches, and the latest minimally invasive techniques. Part III discusses the outcomes and complications of surgical treatment. Written and edited by top clinicians in the field, this book will be an invaluable resource for orthopedic and neurological spine surgeons, rehabilitation physicians, residents, fellows, and any caregiver who treats the spine.