Specifically designed for use in a fast-paced clinical setting, Pocket Atlas of Spine Surgery is a concise surgical guide that gives readers the essential tools needed to successfully perform spine surgery. It provides a distinctive view of complex spinal anatomy that facilitates a better understanding of the subtleties of both open and technically demanding minimally invasive spine procedures.
An introductory chapter on patient positioning covers the basics for common cervical, thoracic, and lumbar procedures
Detailed illustrations with unique anatomical overlays are provided for each step in a surgical procedure
The procedures included represent most of those encountered in a typical spine surgery practice
Tips and Pearls before you begin, key steps with visuals, and Potential Pitfalls are included for each procedure
This atlas will serve as a valuable resource to orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, and surgical trainees as well as physician assistants, surgical nurses, and all those involved in the operative care of patients undergoing spine surgery.