The second edition of this popular text presents the current diagnostic and therapeutic surgical treatments for low back pain as well as the anatomic and physiologic rationale for their application. Leading experts in the field of spine surgery, neurosurgery, and orthopedics provide evidence-based discussions of the indications, various techniques, and anticipated results of surgical intervention for pain of the lumbar spine. The book presents key clinical information on pathophysiology, imaging modalities, patient selection, biomechanics, minimally invasive approaches, and complication management.

Key Features:-

  • New sections on the evidence-based assessment of emerging biological strategies for the treatment of
  • Coverage of controversial topics such as intradiscal electrothermal therapy and radiofrequency nucle

More Details about Surgical Management of Low Back Pain A co-publication of Thieme and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons 2nd Edition

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PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
Publish YearJanuary 2008