Ali A. Baaj, Praveen V. Mummaneni, Juan S. Uribe, Alexander R. Vaccaro, Mark S. Greenberg: Handbook of spine surgery

2nd Edition, Thieme Verlag, New York, Stuttgart, Delhi, Rio de Janeiro, 2016, 558 pp, 150 Ill., 89.99 € (Paperback), ISBN: 978-1-62623-163-4
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The purpose of this book multi-authors is to treat in a format “of pocket” of all pathologies concerning the spinal column.

The first part relates to the embryology and the anatomy of the cranio-cervical junction until the sacrum. The second part relates to the clinical examination and the various complementary examinations, but also the monitoring intraoperative and the medicamentous treatments associated with the surgery. The third part treats various pathologies has the time congenital, traumatic, tumoral and degenerative. The fourth part relates to the various at the same time traditional and more modern surgical techniques such as the endoscopy. The last part treats intra-operative positions and ortheses.

All the chapters have the same structure and have under interesting chapters: key points, the most frequent questions and their answer and a short bibliography.A book which will interest young people and the most confirmed in search of fast information about a pathology or of a technique which they do not use.

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The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

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  1. 1.StrasbourgFrance

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