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By Faheem A. Sandhu, Jean-Marc Voyadzis, Richard Glenn Fessler

ISBN-10: 1604062665

ISBN-13: 9781604062663

Decision Making for Minimally Invasive backbone Surgery presents the serious instruments had to make certain precisely while, for whom, and why minimally invasive backbone surgical procedure (MISS) is a achievable option.

Ten tightly concentrated chapters every one commence with a choice making set of rules that explains find out how to make certain if pass over will profit the sufferer greater than conventional open surgical procedure. Following each one set of rules, concise but particular details at the preoperative evaluate, surgical innovations, and attainable results is helping the reader to formulate a transparent surgical process. The e-book closes with an incisive research of radiosurgery, instrumentation structures, photograph information, and promising advances in leave out that would stimulate additional dialogue of this rising area.


  • A reasonable review of either the benefits and
    drawbacks of pass over via pioneers within the box
  • Evaluative algorithms enable readers to shape speedy, totally
    informed remedy judgements
  • Intuitive association by way of spinal zone enables
    quick reference

Spine surgeons, citizens, or fellows in orthopedic surgical procedure or
neurosurgery will consult with this simply obtainable guide whenever they
consider acting a minimally invasive backbone procedure.

"This is a wonderful
book with out comparisons, priceless for neurosurgeons, backbone surgeons, and radiologists."--Doody's

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The transverse process, lamina, and thoracic pedicle are then removed with a high-speed drill (Fig. 2B). The ligamentum flavum is removed to allow for visualization of the lateral thecal sac and exiting nerve root. The thoracic nerve root can be transected at this point, if necessary, to allow for improved visualization of the ventrolateral thoracic spinal canal and posterior vertebral body. The high-speed drill and curettes are then used to perform the vertebrectomy and tumor resection. Pituitary rongeurs can also be used to remove soft tumor in a piecemeal fashion.

Posterior-lateral foraminotomy as an exclusive operative technique for cervical radiculopathy: a review of 846 consecutively operated cases. Ratliff JK, Cooper PR. Cervical laminoplasty: a critical review. Khoo LT, Perez-Cruet MJ, Laich DT, Fessler RG. Posterior cervical microendoscopic foraminotomy. In: Perez-Cruet MJ, Fessler RG, eds. Outpatient Spinal Surgery. St. Kumar VG, Rea GL, Mervis LJ, McGregor JM. Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: functional and ­radiographic long-term outcome after laminectomy and posterior fusion.

Tan J, Zheng Y, Gong L, Liu X, Li J, Du W. Anterior cervical discectomy and interbody fusion by endoscopic approach: a preliminary report. indd 33 Posterior Thoracic Approaches for Disk Disease, Tumor, or Trauma Anterior Thoracic Approaches for Disk Disease, Tumor, or Trauma 10/19/10 11:09:47 AM A Suspected thoracic disk herniation MRI ± CT-myelogram Hard disk Soft disk (central or lateral) Lateral Central Anterior transthoracic/ thoracoscopic or lateral extracavitary MITM1 B Thoracic spinal tumor Single level disease Multilevel disease Involving ventral spinal canal/vertebral body Involving posterior elements only MIS hemilaminectomy2 vs.

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