Description

This multidisciplinary work - the first since 1977 devoted specifically to craniovertebral surgery -includes contributions from the most respected authorities in the field, and offers neurosurgeons practical, step-by-step instruction in more than 30 different craniovertebral procedures. Organized into four main parts, the book begins by examining the embryology, anatomy, imaging, and biomechanics of the craniovertebral junction, then proceeds to the diagnosis, pathology, and clinical management of disorders affecting this region. Sections three and four - the core of the book - provide complete, fully illustrated coverage of all major craniovertebral techniques, including new material on skull base surgery, spine reconstruction, bone grafting, and spinal fusion.


Key Features:-

  • Comprehensive information on a full range of craniovertebral procedures, from diagnosis and planning
  • Color photographs and illustrations describing each technique
  • State-of-the-art guidelines for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, traumatic spine injuries, bon
  • Modern approaches for the fixation and reconstruction of the cervical spine and occipitocervical reg
  • Special chapters on skull base access, decompression, and reconstruction procedures

More Details about Surgery of the Craniovertebral Junction

General Information  
Author(s)Dickman
PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
Edition1
ISBN9780865776814
Pages828
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 1998