The Cervical Spine Surgery Atlas

The Cervical Spine Surgery Atlas

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Prepared by the Cervical Spine Research Society, this comprehensive surgical atlas demonstrates the full range of operative techniques for treating cervical spine disorders. Internationally renowned experts provide thoroughly illustrated step-by-step instructions on patient preparation, approaches to the cervical spine, and all current decompression, graft, fixation, and stereotactic techniques. The consistent chapter organization allows easy access to information. Chapters on approaches cover limits of exposure; anatomy; dangers; perioperative considerations; operating room setup; instruments; positioning; skin incisions; deep dissection; closure; and postoperative management. Chapters on techniques cover indications/contraindications; benefits/limitations; recommended approach; perioperative considerations; operating room setup; instruments; biomechanical considerations; technique; and postoperative management.Excess friction between the bed and the patienta#39;s head, difficulty working around the size of the bed, and difficulty in obtaining ... A Stryker turning frame improves patient and radiographic access and is appropriate for most preoperative traction. ... The proper method to tie a traction knot. p Down Up (From Zimmer, Inc. Traction manual: a complete reference and and and guide to the basics of traction.

Title:The Cervical Spine Surgery Atlas
Author:Harry N. Herkowitz, Cervical Spine Research Society. Editorial Committee
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2004


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