Pitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery: Avoidance and Management of Complications by Luca DenaroPitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery: Avoidance and Management of Complications by Luca Denaro

Pitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery: Avoidance and Management of Complications

byLuca DenaroEditorDomenico D'Avella, Vincenzo Denaro

Hardcover | December 17, 2009

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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.

Title:Pitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery: Avoidance and Management of ComplicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:303 pagesPublished:December 17, 2009Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:354085018X

ISBN - 13:9783540850182


Table of Contents

General complications.- Complication Related to Medical Conditions.- Hematologic Issues in Cervical Spine Surgery.- Complications in Surgical Management of Cervical Spinal Metastases.- Systematic Approach to the Patient to Minimize Errors of Diagnosis and Surgical Indications.- Peri-operative complications.- Considerations and Anesthesiologic Complications in Spinal Surgery.- General Complications Related to Patient Positioning.- Complications of Surgical Approaches.- Complications Related to Anterior Approaches.- Complications Related to Anterolateral Approaches.- Complications Related to Posterior Approach.- Complications related to osteo-articular diseases.- Degenerative Disk Disease.- Cervical Spine Bone Tumor Surgery.- Cervical Spine Traumas.- Infections of the Cervical Spine.- Pitfalls Related to Inflammatory Disorders.- Complications related to neural diseases.- Spinal Cord Neoplasms.- Syringomyelia.- Miscellanea.- Complications Related to Graft.- Pitfalls Related to Inadequate or Incomplete Surgical Technique and Errors of Level.- Complications Due to Inadequate Cervical Spinal Immobilization.