The authoritative book, designed for clinical use, holds all spinal surgical procedures in one volume. Chapters are illustrated using over 750 images, consisting of original artwork as well as four-color photographs. Nuances are depicted using both text and illustrations. The atlas is structured to seamlessly guide the reader through each surgical technique. The second edition, now in a bound-book format, consists of numerous new chapters devoted to methods developed since the original publication in the early 1990s.
In Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Dr. Wolfla and Dr. Resnick share their clinical knowledge and extensive experience and present the latest techniques for managing the full range of spinal and peripheral nerve problems. Topics such as preoperative preparation, anesthetic techniques, patient monitoring, and common complications are discussed in great detail.
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Thieme collaborated to produce this new volume, which is part of the Neurosurgical Operative Atlas series. The five volume set, edited by leading experts in the field, covers the entire spectrum of neurosurgery. Other titles in the series include, Neuro-Oncology, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Vascular Neurosurgery, and Functional Neurosurgery.
About The Editors
Christopher Wolfla, M.D., is Associate Professor of Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. David K. Resnick, M.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, Wisconsin.
Thieme Publishers is part of the privately held Thieme Publishing Group. Thieme employs 850 people and maintains offices in seven cities, including New York, Beijing, Delhi, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. For 120 years, Thieme's high-quality books and journals have been a vital resource for students, physicians, researchers and academics. Thieme publishes 130 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books annually. All scientific and an increasing number of medical publications are also available online. Please visit www.thieme.com for additional information. Please visit www.thieme.com for additional information.