Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion: Techniques and Operative Nuances provides spine surgeons with the comprehensive information they need to incorporate minimally invasive fusion techniques and instrumentation into their practices. Edited and authored by the experts in spine surgery, this comprehensive publication is filled with detailed clinical information to help the spine surgeon skillfully execute these procedures. Every technique is described in precise step-by-step fashion and incorporates information on preoperative assessment and planning, treatment options, operative technique, potential complications and management, outcome data, and tips and tricks. Beautiful color illustrations and intraoperative photos highlight the key steps for performing these techniques safely and effectively. Numerous preoperative and postoperative images demonstrate the possible results that can be achieved. Instrumentation, monitoring, outcome analysis, and complications are also discussed in detail.
In addition, you can step into the operating room with Dr. Perez-Cruet as he demonstrates minimally invasive surgical techniques for treating different spine problems. The invaluable two-DVD set is the perfect companion to the textbook and provides an additional educational value.
DVD 1 Contents
- Microdiscectomy for L5-S1
- Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
- Minimally Invasive Thoracic Discectomy at T10-11 With L3-4 and L4-5 Decompression Laminectomy and Posterior Lateral Fusion
DVD 2 Contents
- Minimally Invasive Lumbar Laminectomy
- Minimally Invasive Laminectomy and Posterior Lateral Fusion for Spinal Stenosis
For experienced spine surgeons or for those spine surgeons wishing to expand their practices to include minimally invasive techniques, this book and DVD set is a must! No other source provides so much sound, practical advice or such complete coverage.