New York/Stuttgart - Thieme Publishers announced today the release of "Cervical Spine Surgery Challenges: Diagnosis and Management" edited by Todd J. Albert, MD, Joon Yung Lee, MD, and Moe R. Lim, MD, leading experts in the field of spinal surgery. Along with a world-renowned panel of experts, the authors focus on the most challenging problems in cervical spine surgery in this must-have reference work.
In the preface, the authors write, "The stakes are high and slight digressions in surgical treatment can have dire consequences. In this book, we have attempted to compile a series of challenging clinical problems for which obvious and simple solutions are not readily apparent."
A concise, easy-to-read, case-based approach to managing the complexities of the cervical spine is presented in an attention-grabbing format. The book includes 175 illustrations and images demonstrating essential concepts. Detailed descriptions of pitfalls and complications provide reliable guidance in avoiding unnecessary errors and improving surgical outcomes.
This practical reference is ideal for surgeons treating patients with the full range of cervical spine disorders from degenerative spine conditions to trauma and deformities. "Cervical Spine Surgery Challenges: Diagnosis and Management" includes detailed information regarding clinical presentation, imaging, and diagnosis as well as postoperative management, and complications. This book is sure to become required reading for orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, spine surgeons, residents, and medical professionals in search of the best practices in cervical spine surgery.
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