New Edition
Operative Techniques: Spine Surgery,
Edition 3
By Eli M. Baron, MD and Alexander R. Vaccaro, M.D., PhD, MBA

Publication Date: 24 Jan 2017

Focusing solely on must-know procedures, Operative Techniques: Spine Surgery, 3rd Edition by Drs. Alexander R. Vaccaro and Eli Baron, offers a highly visual, step-by-step approach to the latest techniques in the field. Thorough updates keep you current with recent changes in spine surgery, and new contributors bring a fresh perspective to this rapidly-changing specialty. Part of the popular Operative Techniques series, this practical reference focuses on individual procedures, each presented in an easy-to-follow format for quick reference.

Key Features

  • Step-by-step intraoperative photos depict each technique, and high-quality radiographs show presenting problems and post-surgical outcomes.
  • Surgical videos available online demonstrate how to perform state-of-the-art procedures.
  • Clean design layout features brief, bulleted descriptions, clinical pearls, and just the right amount of relevant science.
  • Ideal for orthopaedic and neurosurgery residents, fellows, and practicing surgeons.

  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

New Features

  • Updated coverage includes hybrid surgery, coflex fusion, and modifications to the lateral transosseous approach.
About the author
By Eli M. Baron, MD, Co-Medical Director, Spine Trauma Surgery, Associate Professor, Neurosurgery, Mark Goodson Building and Alexander R. Vaccaro, M.D., PhD, MBA, Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor of Neurosurgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical Center of Thomas Jefferson University, Co-Director, Delaware Valley Spinal Cord Injury Center, President, Rothman Orthopaedics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Table of Contents

Section 1: Cervical Spine

1. Closed Cervical Skeletal Tong Placement and Reduction Techniques

2. Halo Placement in the Pediatric and Adult Patient

3. Anterior Odontoid Resection: The Transoral Approach

4. Odontoid Screw Fixation

5. Anterior C1-C2 Arthrodesis: Lateral Approach of Barbour and Whitesides

6. Anterior Cervical Corpectomy/Diskectomy

7. Anterior Resection of Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament

8. Anterior Cervical Disk Arthroplasty

9. Occipital-Cervical Fusion

10. C2 Translaminar Screw Fixation

11. Harms Technique and Magerl Technique

12. Cervical Spine: Lateral Mass Screw Fixation

13. Cervical Pedicle Screw Fixation

14. Posterior Cervical Osteotomy Techniques

15. Posterior Cervical Laminoplasty

16. Posterior cervical foraminotomy, microdiscectomy

17. Cervical trauma classification and surgical treatment

Section 2: Thoracic Spine

18. Anterior Thoracic Diskectomy and Corpectomy

19. Anterior Thoracolumbar Spinal Fusion via Open Approach for Idiopathic Scoliosis

20. Operative Management of Scheuermann’s Kyphosis

21. Resection of Intradural Intramedullary or Extramedullary Spinal Tumors

22. Endoscopic Thoracic Diskectomy

23. VEPTR Opening Wedge Thoracostomy for Congenital Spinal Deformities

24. Posterior Thoracolumbar Fusion Techniques for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

25. Thoracoplasty for Rib Deformity

26. Complete Vertebral Resection for Primary Spinal Tumors

27. Surgical treatment of Arachnoid Cysts

28. The Adult Surgical Management of Syringomyelia

29. Surgical treatment of Dural AV fistulas and AVM’s

30. Adult scoliosis: classification and treatment

31. Spinopelvic balance: preop planning and calculation

Section 3

32. Sacropelvic Fixation

33. Posterior Far Lateral Diskectomy

34. The Lateral Extracavitary Approach for Vertebrectomy

35. Osteotomy Techniques (Smith-Petersen and Pedicle Subtraction) for Fixed Sagittal Imbalance

36. Spondylolysis Repair

37. Surgical Treatment of High-Grade Spondylolisthesis

38. Interspinous Process Motion-Sparing Implant and Coflex Interlaminar spacer

39. Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

40. Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

41. Transpsoas Approaches to the Thoracolumbar Spine for Discectomy and Fusion

42. Lumbar Total Disk Arthroplasty

43. Vertebraplasty/Kyphoplasty

44. Minimally Invasive Exposure Techniques of the Lumbar Spine

45. Hemivertebrae Resection

46. Lumbar Internal Laminectomy

47. Lumbar cortical screw fixation

48. Neuronavigation: setup and workflow

49. Thoracolumbar trauma classification and surgical treatment

50. Sacral Trauma clssificaltion and Surgical Treament

51. SI Joint Fusion

Book details
ISBN: 9780323400664
Page Count: 480
Illustrations : 700 illustrations (500 in full color)
Retail Price : £168.99