Reconstruction of Upper Cervical Spine and Craniovertebral Junction by Petr SuchomelReconstruction of Upper Cervical Spine and Craniovertebral Junction by Petr Suchomel

Reconstruction of Upper Cervical Spine and Craniovertebral Junction

byPetr Suchomel, Ondrej Choutka

Hardcover | December 21, 2010

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An illustrative manual for general spine surgeons, this text atlas covers all currently available techniques of upper cervical spine and craniovertebral junction reconstruction. All the surgical risks and benefits are discussed and compared with the outcome of more than 300 surgeries of this region. The surgical procedures are demonstrated step-by-step in instructive drawings and illustrations describing the approach, technique of implant introduction and spine reconstruction. A special focus is on realtime and virtual navigation techniques as well as potential complications and their avoidance.
Petr Suchomel is the chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery (Neurocenter) at Liberec Hospital, Liberec, Czech Republic. His main interest is in the whole field of neurosurgery including tumors of central nervous system, vascular neurosurgery; special interest in surgery of spine and spinal cord. He has received a number of distingu...
Title:Reconstruction of Upper Cervical Spine and Craniovertebral JunctionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pagesPublished:December 21, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642131573

ISBN - 13:9783642131578

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Table of Contents

Anatomy, Biomechanics and Radiology: Surgical Anatomy.- Biomechanical Remarks.- Special Radiology. Principles of Reconstruction Techniques: Surgical Approaches to Upper Cervical Spine Reconstruction.- Basic Principles of Reconstruction Techniques.- Specific Techniques of Upper Cervical Spine Reconstruction.- Virtual and Real-time Navigational Techniques. Indications for Surgery and Examples of Reconstruction: Trauma of Upper Cervical Spine and Craniovertebral Junction.- Posttraumatic Deformity.- Non-specific Inflammation.- Rheumatoid Arthritis.- Tumors.- Developmental Deformities.- Degenerative Disorders.- Surgical Failures.

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From the reviews:"This book is to explore current techniques for cervical spine surgery and reconstruction in view of the diverse problems this surgery presents. Neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and neurologists are the primary audience for this book. . This is an unparalleled source of information on reconstructive surgery of the upper cervical spine, appropriate for neurosurgeons and skull base surgeons involved in the management of complex spinal conditions." (Celso Agner, Doody's Review Service, May, 2011)