The book provides a wide base of knowledge from the basics such as applied anatomy and cervical spine biomechanics to cervical disc pathology and genetic susceptibility to various surgical approaches. For the latter it covers indications surgical steps management of complications complication avoidance and outcomes. It covers both anterior and posterior approaches to the cervical spine including cervical microscopic discectomy bone and cage placement instrumented fusion corpectomy foraminotomy laminectomy and laminoplasty. Newer techniques include artificial cervical disc replacement endoscopic techniques laminoplasty and oblique corpectomy. Controversial topics also are addressed including fusion versus no fusion types of fusion and materials used. Readers can take advantage of valuable lessons learned from these experts and their long term series outcomes and personal experiences. Chapters are well written with section headings many informative diagrams color illustrations tables and figures and end with conclusions and updated lists of references.

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PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Publish YearJanuary 2012